Please read this document carefully. It contains important information about your rights and obligations.

Use of material

The FME website is maintained by the Foundation for Management Education (FME) for your personal viewing and use. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, which take effect from the date of first use. FME makes all the content available on this website free of charge to users under the following conditions:
It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material downloaded from this website.

Users of the FME website may only use the information provided on the site responsibly. No such information may be used for or in connection with any unlawful or immoral or anti-social purpose, or in a manner which is or may be damaging to the name or reputation of FME

You may use the content solely for your own private study, research, and instructional or educational purposes, either as printed copies or by downloading on to your personal computer.


This website is provided by FME on an “as is” basis. No warranties or representations of any kind expressed or implied are given (and if any such warranties and representations arise by operation of law or otherwise they are hereby disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law) in connection with this site or its content including the completeness or accuracy of any of its contents (in particular but without limiting the foregoing any listing information).

FME, its employees, officers and agents shall not be liable for any loss or damages or expenses of any kind include without limitation compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income and profit, loss of or damage to property or claims by third parties howsoever arising (save for death or injury caused by FME’s negligence or that of its employees, officers and agents) in connection with the copying or use of any information or material contained in or referred to on this website or otherwise from the use of this website.


The design layout test images and graphics of this website including the selection and arrangement thereof, any underlying programs, and the FME database are protected in copyright owned by FME or its content or technology providers.

FME reserves the right to change or amend these Terms and Conditions without prior notice.

Privacy Policy

FME is committed to the protection of your privacy. No information collected by us on this site will be sold, rented or loaned except as expressly stated in this Privacy Policy and consented to by you.

All personal information given to us through this site will only be held and used with care and in accordance with this policy and the Data Protection Act 1998.

We will not collect any personal information about you, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by you, for example when you purchase images or request information or provide us with feedback on the site.

When personal information is collected it may be used by us to corroborate your identity and to enable us to provide you with the services we offer through this website and to process and fulfil requests for information or advice as well as to further develop this site to be useful to you and enable us to provide further services on this site in the future.

We may share non-personal aggregate statistics (group) data about visitors to this site, use and other traffic patterns with connected, or third parties. However, we do not sell or share any information about you as an individual user of this site.

When you view this website by linking from another web page FME may store the name of that web page for the purposes of internal administration and analysis.

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. We do not object to your linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The FME pages must load into the user’s entire window.

We will try to provide you with links to high quality, reputable sites which we believe will be of interest and relevant to you; such third party sites are not under our control and we do not contribute to the content of such websites. When you click through to any of these sites you leave the area controlled by FME. We cannot accept responsibility for any issues arising in connection with the third party’s use of your data, the site content or the services offered to you by these sites.

Any changes to this Privacy Policy made by FME will be posted here and will take effect immediately. This policy was last updated on 10 January 2005.