Terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions

By using QMplus Hub you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions given below.

Our obligations

The QMplus Hub Site Administrators will undertake all reasonable steps to provide all users with a safe , secure and operational electronic portfolio system. If at any time you feel your rights as a user have not been upheld or you have any questions regarding the below, please Contact Us immediately.

QMplus Hub will occasionally be unavailable for short periods of time as we release new system features. We will endeavour to provide at least 3 working days notice of any scheduled outage.

You are encouraged to report objectionable material or inappropriate behaviour to the E-learning Unit immediately. We will ensure the matter is investigated in a timely manner.

Site Administrators may access your portfolio and its contents at anytime, however they will avoid doing so unless specifically required to support your use of QMplus Hub or as per these Terms and Conditions.

Your obligations

The Privacy Statement should be considered an extension of these Terms and Conditions and be read by all users.

Your QMplus Hub account will expire after a given period of time or after given period of inactivity, as set by the Site Administrator. You will receive an email reminder shortly before your account is due to expire and we suggest you save your portfolio to your personal computer at this time, so that you may reuse it in the future.

All files and content you upload to QMplus Hub are subject to UK  copyright legislation. You are responsible for ensuring you have appropriate permission to reproduce and publish any work that is not your own. Incidents of plagiarism will be dealt with in accordance Queen Mary policy.

You must not use your portfolio to store or display offensive material. If the Site Administrator receives report of any objectionable material within your portfolio, your account will be suspended and your access to QMplus Hub frozen pending an investigation.

If the Site Administrator receives report of any inappropriate behaviour on your part, where it relates to QMplus Hub, your account will be suspended and your access to QMplus Hub frozen pending an investigation.

Inappropriate behaviour includes misuse of the objectionable material reporting system, intentionally attempting to load files with virus content, placing objectionable or excessive feedback or comments on any other users portfolio and any other behaviour deemed to be nuisance or offensive by the Site Administrator.

Any unsolicited contact you receive as a result of personal information you have publicly released via your portfolio is your responsibility, however any misconduct in behaviour from users of the system should be reported to the E-learning Unit immediately. We may occasionally make minor adjustments to our Terms and Condition to reflect changes to the system and in response to user feedback. As such we suggest you check the Terms and Conditions regularly. We will however notify users of any major changes to the Terms and Conditions via the QMplus homepage.

Related Policies

For further information about QMUL policies in relation to public pages in QMplus Hub see: Web Policy

For further information about QMUL policies around privacy and data retention see: Guidelines on Right to Privacy and Monitoring of Data

For further information on information security more generally at QMUL see: Information Security Policy