The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to be but one of many factors used by schools, colleges, universities, and employers in determining whether a test taker has sufficient skills to successfully be admitted as a student or employed.

These tests are specifically designed not to be the sole method of determining admission or employment for the test taker. IELTS is made available worldwide to all persons, regardless of age, gender, race, nationality, or religion.

The British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, Cambridge English, IELTS USA and any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering IELTS shall not be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, special, punitive, or similar damages arising out of access to, use of, acceptance by or interpretation of the results by any third party, or any errors or omissions in the content hereof.