AC-EXS Buying Guidelines

Thank you for choosing AC-EXS!

When selecting to purchase AC-EXS to print yourself, please note the following:

Software requirements

Exercise documents must be opened in a LockLizard Secure PDF Viewer (“Access Software”).  To make sure that you will be able to download and use the Access Software, download it here now (under ‘Want to check it’s working?’) before committing to your purchase.

This Access Software is provided by a third party, LockLizard Ltd, As such, any liability in relation to the download of this Access Software is subject to license terms set out by LockLizard, and not by a&dc.  The general license terms can be seen on the LockLizard website at the following link:

Printer requirements

You will need access to a colour printer and white paper with a minimum thickness of 100GSM.  For additional advice, please refer to our AC-EXS Printing Guidelines and Copyright.

Document Access

Documents will be accessible for 6 months, after which time they will expire.  Please make sure to print all available copies within six months of purchase.

Document Watermarking

AC-EXS Materials are watermarked with a blue stripe behind a section of text on every page to discourage copying of our Intellectual Property. If you have candidates with special requirements, such as visual impairment or dyslexia, please contact us before placing your order.

Please note that some printers will print the watermark darker than others.

Asking someone else to print

If someone else will be printing the Exercises, please contact us before placing your order so that we can assign the relevant permissions for print and download.

Refunds and help

Unfortunately we aren’t able to offer refunds other than in respect of faulty goods, as you will receive your order automatically on completing your purchase.  If you have any problems printing, or you’d like more advice before purchase, our Client Services team will be available to help you between the hours of 9am-5.30pm GMT Monday – Friday.


You may only print as many copies as purchased in your order with us.  Photocopying or electronic transfer of the whole or part of Exercise documents is breaking copyright law.  All rights reserved.  By reading and accepting these AC-EXS Buying Guidelines you also accept our AC-EXS-Copyright-Terms-and-Conditions.  Please click the link and ensure that you have read and understood these before proceeding.

Ticking ‘please confirm that you’ve read and understood our AC-EXS Buying Guidelines’ at Checkout confirms that you have understood the above and are happy to continue with your purchase.

If you have any questions, please call our Client Services team on +44 (0)1483 752900 or email