Terms & conditions

terms for the Candidates system

Your use of the Candidates system is subject to all the terms and conditions under section 1, and to the following additional terms and conditions:

Your personal security obligations

Every possible effort is made by the IB Organization to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Candidates system. However you also have a personal obligation to help protect the security of the data for which you are responsible within this site. Your use of the Candidates system constitutes recognition of that obligation and agreement to the following terms.

Candidates Login Credentials

You must make every reasonable effort to keep the computer(s) you use to access the Candidates system as secure as possible. This includes, but is not limited to:

Your use of the Candidates system

You are advised and warned that all activity on the Candidates system is monitored and logged. Your use of the Candidates system constitutes consent to such monitoring and logging. Access to the Candidates system may be withdrawn from you as a user if you are suspected of abusing this site and an immediate investigation will be carried out. The IB Organization will take action against you, either disciplinary or legal or both, and against all individuals who attempt to compromise the security of this site.

When accessing any part of the Candidates system you may not attempt to:

Withdrawal of access to the Candidates system

If you breach any of these terms, the IB Organization reserves the right to withdraw your user account at any time and to initiate an immediate investigation. Therefore your ability to access the Candidates system will be suspended and possibly terminated.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

Notwithstanding article 1.13 of these terms and conditions, all disputes arising from or in connection with the use of the Candidates system shall be finally settled by one arbitrator in accordance with the Rules of Arbitration of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services. The seat of the arbitration shall be Geneva, Switzerland. The proceedings shall be confidential and the language of the arbitration shall be English.

Supplemental Privacy Information for My eCoursework

If you use the "My eCoursework" function of the Candidates system, additional information about the use of your personal data and privacy is provided in the eCoursework Privacy Supplement. By clicking "I agree" to these terms & conditions, you agree to these terms & conditions, the IB's Privacy Policy and the Privacy Supplement.

You also confirm that you are at least 15 years old and that the version of any materials you submit via “My eCoursework” is the correct version is your own work and that you have correctly acknowledged the work of others.

Concent to release of personal data

Your consent to the IB's release of your Personal Data as described below is also a condition to the use of the Candidates system. By clicking "I agree", you understand and consent to (1) to the transfer of your personal data by your school to the IB's eCoursework system, and (2) the IB's processing, use, disclosure, and transfer of your personal data, including without limitation any sensitive personal data and/or educational records, as described in the IB's Privacy Policy and the eCoursework Privacy Supplement, including worldwide cross-border transfers (including storage and access of such data outside of your country of residence).

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