Terms of Use

These terms apply to the entire content of this website. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this website. The Global History Network (GHN) updates these terms from time to time and any changes will be effective immediately on being set out here. Please ensure you are aware of the current terms.

Use of the website

1. Please note that some areas of this website are available only to GHN academic staff, students, alumni and/or other authorised GHN users.

2. You must not use this website or any facilities or information which are available through it to:

◦ Commit or encourage unlawful acts or acts which breach of these terms of use;

◦ Misrepresent your identity;

◦ Hack, or attempt to hack, any part of the web site or any system used to run it;

◦ Store personal data derived from the web site;

◦ Post material that is obscene, offensive, or otherwise unlawful;

◦ Technically harm the website and/or its systems (including, without limitation, computer viruses or malicious software or harmful data).

3. While the GHN tries to make this website available 24 hours a day, it reserves the right to suspend or withdraw access, without notice, to either the whole or part of the website, for any reason.

Academic Programme Information

▪ The GHN has tried to ensure that the information provided on this website for academic research and teaching is correct at the time of publication. However, the GHN reserves the right for any reason without notice to withdraw or change any of the research programmes, academic requirements and/or the facilities and/or services available from or provided by or on behalf of the GHN.


▪ While the GHN tries to ensure that the information on this website is accurate at the time of publication, it does not warrant that this is the case. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the material on this website is provided "as is", and without warranties, conditions or other terms of any kind.

▪ The GHN permits its academics, associates and staff to maintain personal pages on this website, and associated sites such as GECEM and so on. Any views expressed on these pages do not necessarily represent the views of the GHN.

▪ Nothing on this website constitutes any part of a contract unless otherwise expressly stated.

▪ This website contains links to many external websites which are not affiliated with the GHN. The GHN is not responsible for and has no control over these sites, and links to external sites should not be taken as a recommendation or endorsement of the external site's information, products or services.


▪ To the fullest extent permitted by law, the University excludes all liability andresponsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party in connection with the use of this web site in any way. Nothing will limit the GHN’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for fraud.

▪ Every effort is made to ensuredownloadable content is free from viruses, but the GHN accepts no liability for damages resulting from virus infection.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

▪ These terms of use are governed by Spanish and Chinese law. Disputes arising in connection with them shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Spanish and Chinese courts.


▪ No waiver by the GHN of any breach of these termsby you shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or of any other provision.

▪ If, at any time, any provision of these terms is or becomes invalid or illegal in any respect, such provision shall be deemed to be severed from the terms, but the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected as a result.