Terms & Conditions

Legal Notice

The following sets out the conditions of use for the John Catt Educational Ltd (part of Hodder Education, trading as Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, part of Hachette UK) website.

You may print these terms and conditions by pressing the print icon on your browser.

By using this site you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. We may update these terms and conditions at any time and you will be bound by any new terms and conditions when you visit the site.

If you do not agree to these site terms (including any amendments) you must not use this site.

John Catt Educational Ltd is the business division of Hodder & Stoughton Limited, part of the Hachette UK Group of companies.

Liability for accuracy and applicability

The information contained in this website is not comprehensive and, despite our efforts, it may not be accurate, up to date or applicable to the circumstances of any particular case. We do not accept any liability for any inaccuracies or omissions (to the extent permitted by any applicable law) in this website and any decisions you make based on information contained in this website are your sole responsibility. We make no representations or warranties, express or implied, about the websites or the material contained or referred to in them or available to be downloaded from them, and will not be liable in any way for your use of them. Except to the extent provided by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We and our affiliated companies exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law, all liability in contract or tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other losses or damages of whatsoever kind, whether or not foreseeable or in the contemplation of the parties, including but not limited to loss of business, anticipated savings revenues, profit, goodwill, reputation loss or damage to data, software or computer equipment arising out of access to, or the use of this website or any information contained in it.

This site is aimed at those who access this website from the United Kingdom mainland. Those who access this site from other locations are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent that local laws are applicable.

User Generated content

The websites may only be used for lawful purposes and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the websites by any third party. We reserve the right to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted or posted on the websites,

User Generated content is not verified or approved by us.
The website may include material uploaded by external users of the Site such as chat rooms or bulletin boards. The views expressed by other users on this site do not represent our view or values.

Please contact us on educationenquiries@hodder.co.uk if you wish to complain about any information or content uploaded by other users.

Prices and availability

While John Catt Educational Ltd (part of Hodder Education, trading as Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, part of Hachette UK) makes every effort to ensure that information on its websites is accurate, this cannot be guaranteed. Prices displayed in our online catalogues and availability may change without prior notice.


Purchases of books from Hachette UK websites are processed via Hachette UK Distribution Limited (one of the companies in the Hachette UK group). Hachette UK Distribution’s terms and conditions apply to the supply of goods to businesses. Please see here for the terms and conditions on which we supply products to consumers, whether these are goods or digital content. Contracts for the purchase of books must be concluded in English.

Trademarks and copyright

You acknowledge that all rights in the Websites and their contents (including but not limited to text, photographs, graphics, and downloads) are owned by or have been licensed to us or are otherwise used by us as permitted by applicable law. In accessing the Websites you agree that you will access the contents solely for your own personal, non-commercial use and you acknowledge that you are not permitted to copy, download, post, store in any medium (including any other website), distribute, transmit, modify or show in public any part of the Websites without our prior written permission or in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time, or other relevant provisions which are or may be in force All brand names, service names, product names, titles and copyright material used in or on this site are trade names and in some instances trademarks or copyright of their respective holders. No permission is given by Hachette UK or its subsidiaries for their use by any person other than such holders (except in the case of viewing the site from a personal computer or downloading material for personal non-commercial use) and such use may constitute an infringement of the holders' rights.

Communication and Marketing

If you have made a purchase direct from us, we may ask you to consent via an opt –in box for us to occasionally update you on our latest products, news and special offers via email, post and telephone. We will only send you these with your consent.

You can opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us by making changes via your online account or clicking on the unsubscribe link in any email communications If you wish to unsubscribe from any of our marketing at any time please contact us at privacy@hoddereducation.co.uk

Data Protection

Please read our Privacy Notice posted on this website for details as to how we collect and use personal information and for information regarding your rights in relation to such processing including your right to object to such processing.


For more information on cookies on our site please read our Privacy Policy.

Site Security

While Hodder Education makes reasonable attempts to exclude viruses, worms, Trojans and other malicious or destructive computer code from its web sites and the web sites' contents (including downloadable screen-savers), it cannot guarantee such exclusion. Hodder Education gives no assurance (whether express or implied), assumes no obligation and accepts no liability or responsibility in relation to such exclusion. You are strongly recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before using this web site or downloading any information or content from it.

Use of any Hyperlink

Neither we nor any of our subsidiaries are responsible for the content of any third party website, plug-ins or applications including any website through which you may have gained access to our website or to which you may gain access from our website but excluding Bookpoint Limited. We do not accept any liability in connection with any such sites or links excluding Bookpoint Limited. By clicking on those links or enabling these connections you may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these websites and are not responsible for their privacy notices. Please ensure that you read the terms of use and privacy notices on any such external websites, plug-ins or applications.

Law and Jurisdiction

Your use of this website and downloads from it, and the operation of these terms and conditions, shall be governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of this website except that we may take action in any appropriate jurisdiction to protection our intellectual property rights or to recover any amount owed to us.

In the event that any or any part of the terms contained in these terms and conditions shall be determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by any applicable law.

John Catt Educational Ltd
15 Riduna Park
Station Road
IP12 1QT

Email: booksales@johncatt.com
Tel: +44 (0) 1394 389860
John Catt Educational Limited is a company registered in England (registered company no: 05762466).
VAT registration no: GB205505305.