Centre: means the educational establishment that the User is employed or engaged by e.g. school or college
Content: means the original and digitised material accessed directly or indirectly on the Question Bank Site or associated Hodder websites
Question Bank: means the test creation service provided by Hodder Education
Service(s): means the content and functionality provided by the Question Bank website
Site: means the Question Bank website (www.hodderquestionbank.co.uk) or any associated Hodder Education website
User(s), you, your: means each person accessing the site and the legal entity each person represents during their activity or engagement with the site and may be Access Coordinator Users or Teacher Users
Access Coordinator Users: means a user that can; select, delete, export and share content in the Question Bank, create and delete Teacher Users, create and delete Access Coordinator Users and change Teacher Users to Access Coordinator User and vice versa
Teacher Users: means a user that can; select, delete, export and share content in Question Bank and create Teacher Users
Terms and conditions introduction
The following terms and conditions relate to the general use of the Question Bank. By registering and using Question Bank you are agreeing to be legally bound by these terms and conditions. We may change these terms and conditions at any time and will publish revisions on this website. We recommend that you read these terms and conditions prior to using our site and thereafter regularly review any changes. Continuing to use the Question Bank service after changes to the terms and conditions are made constitutes acceptance of the revised terms and conditions.
Question Bank is a test creation service, the content in Question Bank has been written by an author team of experienced teachers and examiners.
You agree to keep any personal login name and password for use on the Site confidential. You should not share your username or password with anyone else. We reserve the right to terminate your access should we consider that your use of the Site is detrimental to the Site or to other users
We reserve the right to deactivate your account if it remains inactive for more than 200 consecutive calendar days.
You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee that our Site will always be available to you owing to the nature of the Internet. In addition, you acknowledge that our Site may be unavailable owing to maintenance or upgrade to include new functionality. Where possible we will try to limit the number and length of time any suspension or restriction lasts for.
For Users to access the Question Bank site and its Content, Hodder Education will authenticate the first User in a Centre only. Subsequent Users within a Centre will be set up and managed by existing Users. Users must be authorised members of the teaching or administrative staff within a Centre.
Roles within Question Bank
There are two roles within Question Bank, these are: Access Coordinator User and Teacher User, permissions vary between roles. Roles can be reassigned at any time.
The first User in a Centre will automatically be assigned an Access Coordinator User role in the Service. There can only be one Access Coordinator per centre. The Access Coordinator role can be reassigned as required by the Centre.
All Users can create new Teacher Users.
All Users are able to use all subject packages within the Question Bank service.
You are able to share tests with other Question Bank users who have subscriptions to the same product and are in the same centre only.
Question Bank does not offer users the ability to share tests across different products or across different centres.
Any description or reference to an organisation, product, publication or service does not imply recommendation or endorsement of that organisation, product, publication or service.
The information, material, products and services on the Question Bank website are intended for use as a resource only for teaching and learning activities and as a revision aid only.
Limitations of liability
Nothing in these terms shall exclude our liability to you for: death or personal injury arising from our negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude, or attempt to exclude.
Hodder Education does not accept liability for: loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of profits, loss of data, loss of goodwill or any other loss or damage of any kind.
Links within the Question Bank website may take you outside of the Question Bank service. These links are provided for your convenience, however the inclusion of any links in the Question Bank website does not imply recommendation or approval by us for the linked website, its operator or content. We accept no responsibility for any losses or damages that may arise from your use of external sites. We are not responsible for any website outside the Question Bank site or Hodder Education associated websites and such websites use will be subject to their relevant terms and conditions and privacy policies (if applicable).
We shall not be liable to you for any loss or damage whatsoever from errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the Content of Question Bank site regardless of how caused. We do not warrant that access to the Content or Question Bank Site will be free from errors or faults.
It is up to you to assess the Content in the Question Bank website for its accuracy, completeness and usefulness as well as your reliance upon it. You agree and acknowledge that Content in this Site is provided for information purposes only, may be publicly accessible and that you rely on any such Content at your sole and entire risk.
You agree that you may only use the Question Bank website, Content and Service in your Centre. You are not permitted to sell or licence any Content or any other part of the Question Bank website or service. For any part of the Question Bank service (including all content, source code, trademarks or logos) you agree not to: store or reproduce in any medium, copy the service, permit the use of the service by unauthorised users, sell or licence the service to another party or remove any proprietary or copyright notices or labels.
By using the Question Bank website you will agree that the Question Bank service including website, URL generator and Content are for use in your Centre for educational purposes only.
You agree to ensure that any materials uploaded, displayed or transmitted by you through or to the site are not false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene and unlawful and do not breach or infringe the rights of any person anywhere in the world and you waive any moral rights in respect of any such materials. Any material you upload to any user forum will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary (unless otherwise stated on the site) and we have the right to use, copy, distribute, sublicense and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.
All rights, titles, interests (including all copyrights, patents, service marks, trademarks and other intellectual property rights) in and to the Content on the Question Bank website are owned, controlled or licensed to Hodder Education except where otherwise stated.
All rights, titles and interests (including all copyrights, patents, service marks, trademarks and other intellectual property rights) in and to the software used in the Question Bank website and the layout, design and graphics of the Site are owned, controlled or licensed by Hodder Education. Hodder Education has no liability under this agreement.
You agree that you will not adapt, alter, distribute, download, copy, loan, print, sell, store, send to others any such content or software other than for the purposes agreed above, remove Hodder Education's copyright notices from the content, break apart or use in public, any part of the Site or content without the prior written permission of Hodder Education as appropriate.
On termination of this agreement, you agree to cease use of the Site and destroy, and will instruct all authorised users to destroy, all content in printed, photocopied or digital form currently stored in hard copy or in digital storage.
Any request for permission to use our content or images, or other use of our intellectual property not authorised under a subscription, should be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Each party irrevocably agrees to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England over any claim or matter arising under or in connection with these terms and conditions.
By registering with us, you consent to us processing your personal data in accordance with Hodder Education's Data Protection and Privacy Statement.
Hodder Education does not sell trade or rent your personal information to others. Your details will be added to the Hodder Education database in order to manage your subscription.
We reserve the right to release personal data when we believe that release is appropriate in order to comply with the law, or to enforce our terms and conditions, or to protect our rights, property, or safety. Please see our Privacy Statement for further details.
We will use data collected to allow access to use our website and fulfil any obligations to you (where these exist) and which detail your visits to our site and the resources that you access. We will also use your data to monitor for any unauthorised use of our website, content or subscriptions to our content.