Standard ORB Licensing

 

ORB Share

For products in the Free Share Zone of ORB Share, ORB Education grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and licence to use the Content for its intended purpose subject to your compliance with the Terms and Conditions. Unless otherwise stated, these products may be used within your educational establishment, home school or during any other appropriate educational activity for which you are responsible. Products may not be loaned, rented, distributed, sold, exploited or republished without the prior consent of ORB Education. If the product is in an easily editable format, then you have the option of editing the resource for your own classroom use (or equivalent) but all derivative works are also subject to these same Terms and Conditions.

ORB Marketplace

Products in the ORB Marketplace are subject to the licence stipulated by the copyright owner. In the absence of a specified licence, products automatically adopt the ORB Publishing licensing model described below.

ORB Publishing

Products are subject to either a school licence or an independent licence, as selected by the purchaser. In the absence of this selection, the School Licence is assumed.

 
A Typical Standard ORB Licence (available in account)
ORB EDUCATION PRODUCT LICENCE

A.  PURCHASER
 
School or personal details

 
 

Either of the following licences may be selected.



B.  ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY - SCHOOL PURCHASES
 
1.  Use of Products
Resources may be used by the students and teachers of the purchasing school during activities for which the school has responsibility.  Resources cannot be used by staff for teaching elsewhere or by students for use in non-school (i.e. private) tutorials.  Products may not be lent, sold or republished without the prior consent of ORB Education.
 
2.  Copying and Backups
Copies of the resources may be shared amongst the teachers and students of the purchasing school only.  Acceptable uses include:
 
  CLOSED SITE LICENCE- Non-software products only
  a. The printing, photocopying and filing of resource materials.
  b. The copying of digital files to a school-based server for sharing on a private school network.
  c. The copying of digital files to PCs around the school.
  d. The integration of digital resources with a VLE/LMS.
  e. The backing-up of digital files to a CD, DVD or memory stick, provided that a copy of this licence agreement remains with the copies.
 
 
  OPEN SITE LICENCE- Non-software products only (all of the above, plus the following)
  f. The copying of digital files to student-owned laptops.  Off-site use is included, provided that all use is entirely on behalf of the purchasing school and that students have been made aware of this fact.
  g. The copying of digital files to teacher laptops.  Off-site preparation work by teachers is allowed provided that this is entirely on behalf of the purchasing school.
  h. The publication of resources to a secure, password protected intranet, but not a public-accessible website.
  i. The emailing of digital files as attachments to a selected list of students.
 
 
  SOFTWARE LICENCE
  Each piece of software is delivered with its own licence terms and conditions.  Please view these on installation of the product.
 
To prevent the accidental misuse of files, the recipients of either digital or hard copies of ORB Education products must be made aware of the restrictions outlined in the 'Use of Products' section above.
  
 3.  Editing Materials
Resource materials may be adapted for use, with the following restrictions:
 
  a. Any subsequent product is subject to the same copyright laws as the purchased resources, however little of the original content is used.
  b. The ORB Education footer and copyright symbol remain in place.
  c. Any other restrictions placed on content are observed.  For example, third party images carrying the Corel logo may not be used in any other document.

 



B.  ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY - INDEPENDENT PURCHASES
 
1.  Use of Products
Resources may be used by the students of the purchaser only.  This may include lessons taught in a variety of schools or during private tutorials.  Products may not be lent, sold or republished without the prior consent of ORB Education.
 
2.  Copying and Backups
Copies of the resources may be shared with your students.  Acceptable uses are shown below.
 
  CLOSED LICENCE- Non-software products only
  a. The printing, photocopying and filing of resource materials.
  b. The copying of digital files to your personal PCs and laptops.
  c. The backing-up of digital files to a CD, DVD or memory stick, provided that a copy of this licence agreement remains with the copies.
 
 
  OPEN LICENCE- Non-software products only (all of the above, plus the following)
  d. The copying of digital files to student-owned laptops.  Off-site use is included, provided that all use is entirely on behalf of the purchaser and that students have been made aware of this fact.
  e. The publication of resources to a secure, password protected intranet, but not a public-accessible website.
  f. The emailing of digital files as attachments to a selected list of students.
 
 
  SOFTWARE LICENCE
  Each piece of software is delivered with its own licence terms and conditions.  Please view these on installation of the product.
 
To prevent the accidental misuse of files, the recipients of either digital or hard copies of ORB Education products must be made aware of the restrictions outlined in the 'Use of Products' section above.
  
 3.  Editing Materials
Resource materials may be adapted for use, with the following restrictions:
 
  a. Any subsequent product is subject to the same copyright laws as the purchased resources, however little of the original content is used.
  b. The ORB Education footer and copyright symbol remain in place.
  c. Any other restrictions placed on content are observed.  For example, third party images carrying the Corel logo may not be used in any other document.

 



 
C.  PRODUCTS COVERED BY THIS LICENCE
 

No Product Code Title Format
1. CoP008 Pack 8 - Excel Basics Premium
2. CoP009 Pack 9 - Access Basics Premium

 

FILE INFORMATION

A.  Basic Files
You will need a copy of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader application to view and print PDF materials.  There is a copy of the application on your CD.  It can also be downloaded through the Internet from the following web page http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html.  Excel, Access and PowerPoint files have been tested on Microsoft applications from Office 2003 onwards.  There may be problems displaying some resources using older versions of these products, although we have not been made aware of any to date.
 
B.  Premium Files

The MS Word files may vary slightly in appearance on different systems.  If you have difficulties with these products, then it may be worth testing them on another PC. As with the Word products, the Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher files have been tested only on Microsoft products from Office 2003 onwards.  There may be problems displaying some resources using older versions of these products, although we have not been made aware of any to date.