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Terms and conditions

This website and all its content (‘the website’) belong exclusively to the Scottish Qualifications Authority, (SQA). The following are the terms and conditions of use for the website. Together with our privacy and cookies statements, they cover our relationship with you in terms of the website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions please do not continue to use the website.

Accuracy and disclaimer

SQA does its best to ensure that information provided through the website is accurate, however we provide no guarantees that the information will be:

  • current
  • secure
  • accurate
  • complete
  • free from bugs and viruses.

Although the website contains links to other websites, SQA does not endorse these sites and is not responsible for their content, or how they protect your personal information.

SQA may update, modify, restrict access to or close the website, or any part of it, at any time.


SQA provides all information on the website free of charge and is not liable for any loss or damage that may come from using this website or the information published on it. This includes any direct, indirect or consequential losses or damages.

Copyright notice

The content of this website, which includes text, photographs and graphics, is copyright protected and the property of SQA. You may only read, print and download the content of the website for private use. You may not reproduce, use or be involved in using the content for commercial purposes without our permission. If you would like to reproduce or use any of the content for commercial purpose, you will need to seek advance written permission and clearance from SQA. To do so please e-mail with the details of your request. SQA reserves the right to withhold permission.


We will collect information about you if you are a candidate undertaking an SQA qualification on SOLAR or are using the SOLAR website. We will collect information about you if you are involved in the delivery of SQA qualifications on SOLAR in a centre and are using SOLAR or the SOLAR website. Further details about how SQA uses and protects your personal information is included in our Privacy Statement.


We use cookies on this website. Cookies are bits of information that are stored on your computer that track your activities when you browse our website. They are used to make the website more efficient, to improve your user experience and to analyse user activity/ interaction on the website. You can control the use of certain cookies by clicking the cookie control icon in the bottom left hand corner of the website. Our Cookies Statement provides further information about our use of cookies.