1 Introduction  

1.1 By using or accessing (the “website”) as part of a paid subscription or a trial, you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions (the “terms”).  If you do not wish to be bound by these terms, please do not use the website.  

1.2 Please read these terms carefully before using this website. We may update these terms from time to time without notice to you, so please check this page each time you access the website. Students should ensure in particular that they have read and understood section 7 (User Content). 

1.3 These terms grant users (including students and teachers) use of the website Vocabulous and its paper-based resources. The website is available to schools that have paid a subscription fee or entered into a free trial in accordance with section 6 below (the “school”), together with students who attend the school and have been granted access by the school. 

1.4 These terms refer to our privacy policy and cookie policy which also apply to your use of the website. By using the website you confirm that you have read, understood and accept the terms of both the privacy policy and the cookie policy. 

2 About us  

2.1 The website is owned and operated by Vocabulous Limited (“we”, “us” or “Vocabulous”) (Company number 14248178). 

2.2 To contact us, please email   

3 Use of the website  

3.1 We may update and change our website from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our users’ needs and our business priorities.  

3.2 Certain pages of the website as well as materials available on the website are only accessible if there is a valid subscription or trial in place in accordance with section 6 below. 

3.3 We do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.  We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our website for business and operational reasons.  We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.  

3.4 You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our website through your internet connection are aware of these terms and that they comply with them.  

3.5 Users of the website are liable for their own internet usage and mobile device charges. It is the responsibility of users to ensure their computers, mobile devices and internet access are sufficient to access the website. 

3.6 You may not alter the website in any way or do anything that might or will damage or disrupt its good working order. Users who are found to be misusing the site will have their logins disabled.  

4 Use from outside the UK  

4.1 Whilst we welcome all visitors to our website, we cannot guarantee that the website is appropriate or available for use in any territory.  If you visit the website from outside the UK you are responsible for complying with all applicable laws.  If your use of the website breaches any law in your jurisdiction, then you may not use it and must exit immediately.  

5 Account details  

5.1 If you choose, or you are provided with, a password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential.  You must not disclose it to any third party.  

5.2 We have the right to disable any username or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms.  

5.3 If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your username or password, you must promptly notify us at the contact details referenced above.  

6 Subscriptions 

6.1 In order to access and use Vocabulous, there must be a valid subscription or trial in place entered into by the school. Students will only be able to access certain pages of the website and download materials if they have been granted access by a school. All access and use of Vocabulous is strictly limited to the school's subscription period (or where applicable, trial period). If a subscription period (or where applicable, trial period) expires and the school has not applied for a new subscription, the school's account (together with all accounts of students at that school) will be immediately terminated. 

6.2 All schools that have a subscription or free trial confirm that they have concluded that there is a lawful basis to transfer personal data of students to Vocabulous. 

6.3 All personal data of students will be automatically deleted by us on the date 90 days after the date of expiry of a trial or subscription. If the school renews the subscription or trial within such 90 day period, we will continue to retain student personal data until the date that is 90 days after the final end date of the subscription or trial unless we are required to delete the student personal data at an earlier date in line with our privacy policy. Please note that subscriptions are not renewed automatically upon expiry. 

6.4 Schools must promptly delete from the website information relating to a teacher or student if that teacher or student ceases to work for or attend the school. If a school is unsure how to delete such information it should contact Vocabulous for assistance.  

6.5 Subscriptions to Vocabulous are for non-commercial use only. Subscriptions are not transferable. 

6.6 Unless expressly agreed with us in advance, each school must have their own separate subscription to Vocabulous and subscriptions cannot be shared by multiple schools, whether within the same ownership, academy trust or federation or otherwise. If a school is found to be sharing its subscription to Vocabulous with any other school without our prior permission its account may be immediately terminated by us. 

6.7 We reserve the right to temporarily suspend and/or cancel unpaid subscriptions. 

6.8 Any user found to be intentionally misusing the website may have access to their account revoked . Vocabulous is also entitled to revoke a school’s subscription (without refund) due to use misuse.  

6.9 Users must protect their usernames and passwords from unauthorised use. 

6.10 We reserve the right to levy additional charges for access to resources beyond the scope of the initial subscription. In some cases, additional subscription charges may apply for premium additional content, bolt-ons, printed content (where applicable), mobile app access, as well as special educational events or competitions.  

7 User Content  

7.1 “User Content” is any information or content provided by users via the website.  This website may include User Content such as usernames or ages as well as your avatar name.  This information has not been verified or approved by us.  The views expressed by other users on the website do not represent our views.  

7.2 Users must not use rude or inappropriate words as part of their avatar names. 

7.3 You are solely responsible for the User Content that you post, upload, link to or otherwise make available via the website.  We are not required to review or modify any User Content posted by you, although we may choose to do so and we are entitled to delete or edit any User Content at our discretion.   

7.4 If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us at the details referenced above.  

7.5 You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.  You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website.  You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.  By breaching these provisions you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.  We may report any such offence to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities.  In the event of such a breach, your right to use our website will cease immediately.  

8 Intellectual Property  

Our Intellectual Property  

8.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our website, and in the material published on it, and in our related paper-based resources.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved.  

8.2 If you are a school contact, you may download and print paper-based resources for use with your classes in school. You should not share these with other schools who have not agreed to subscribe or be part of a trial. After your subscription elapses, you must not continue to use these resources with your classes. 

8.3 If you are a student, you may download and print resources as guided by your school. 

8.4 You must not modify any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.  

8.5 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content must always be acknowledged.  

8.6 You must not use any part of the content on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us.

9 Liability  

9.1 We cannot guarantee that our website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.  You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site.  You should use your own virus protection software.  

9.2 The purpose of the website is to provide schools and students with resources and materials to use as a learning aid. We do not guarantee, warrant or represent that the resources and materials available on the website meet any requirements of the national curriculum nor that they will increase the likelihood of a student passing an exam or improving their exam results. 

9.3 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so.  This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.  

9.4 If you are a school or other business user, we exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our website or any content on it.  We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise, even if foreseeable, (including both direct and indirect losses) arising under or in connection with your use or inability to use our website, or your reliance on any content on our website including the materials available for download. In particular, we will not be liable for loss of profits, sales business or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage. 

9.5 If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our website for private use.  You agree not to use our website for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.  

9.6 We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any User Content that you or any other user or third party uploads or sends using the website.  

10 Linked sites  

10.1 Our website may contain links to other sites.  We are not responsible for websites we link to. Users can access linked sites at their own risk.  

10.2 Where our website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.  Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.  

10.3 We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.  

11 Linking to the website  

11.1 You may link to any part of this website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.  You must ensure that by linking you breach no law or rights of others, and that the linking does not suggest any association, patronage, approval or endorsement, except with our prior written consent.  

11.2 We reserve the right to withdraw this linking permission without notice.  

12 Applicable law  

12.1 English law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts will apply to these terms.