Terms and Conditions of Use

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Clare College's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term 'Clare College' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TL. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website. Clare College is a regitered charity, registration number 1137531.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. The email addresses on the site must not be used for unsolicited mail.

Any protected information must not be disclosed to third parties.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements. This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website. Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence. From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Use of Cookies

This site uses small files known as cookies as part of user authentication (login) and to collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor, all information is aggregate and therefore anonymous and is only used to improve how our website works. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them from: AllAboutCookies.org.

Our website uses cookies in 2 places:

Raven Authenication
Raven is a service used to identify people from the University so that access decisions can be made based on user identity and related information. The Raven Privacy and Cookie policy can be viewed in full here: https://raven.cam.ac.uk/privacy.html Raven sets the following cookie:


This cookie is used to implement Raven’s single sign-on facility which enables you to move between Raven protected pages without having to re-enter your login credentials.

Typical Content

Either: The value ‘Not-authenticated’ during the early stages of the authentication process


  • A version number
  • A status code from the most recent authenticationAn optional message explaining any error.
  • When the user most recently authenticated on this server.
  • When the user most recently interacted with this server.
  • The length of the user’s authentication session.
  • A unique ID issued by the Raven server for this authentication event.
  • The user’s CrsID.
  • A record of how the user was authenticated by the Raven server - currently always ‘pwd’ for ‘provided password’ - and whether on this occasion they typed their password or relied on a previously-established identity.

A signature to prevent anyone tampering with the cookie value.


When either your browsing session ends or you log out of Raven.