Terms and Conditions
TERMS OF WEBSITE USE POLICY
INFORMATION ABOUT US
www.LegalRecruitment.Jobs is a site operated by Law Recruitment Limited (‘We’ and ‘Us’ and ‘Our’). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 7691423 and have our registered office at 1st Floor Holborn Gate, 330 High Holborn, London, England, WC1V 7QT. Our VAT number is [VAT NUMBER]. We are a limited company.
ACCESSING THE WEBSITE
Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site or our entire site to users who have registered with us.
When using the Website, you must comply with the provisions of our acceptable use policy.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms and that they comply with them.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy and may download extracts of any page(s) from the Website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in anyway and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
You must not use any part of the materials on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the Website or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
We aim to update the Website regularly and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Website or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the Website or in connection with the use, inability to use or results of the use of the Website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including (but not limited to):
loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill;
wasted management or office time; and
whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO THE WEBSITE
UPLOADING MATERIAL TO THE WEBSITE
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to the Website or to make contact with other users of the Website you must comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy [INSERT AS LINK TO ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY]. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
Any material you upload to the Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of the Website.
We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on the Website if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy [INSERT AS LINK TO ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY].
VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES
You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
LINKING TO OUR SITE
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy [INSERT AS LINK TO ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY].
LINKS FROM THE WEBSITE
Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from or related to a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website, please contact [EMAIL ADDRESS].
Contracts for the supply of information or services formed through our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our terms and conditions of supply which are set out below:
Buy purchasing advertising from the Website you (the ‘Advertiser’) hereby agree to the following terms and conditions. We reserve the right to amend, add to, remove, modify and change these terms at any time. The Advertiser is therefore required and agrees to check these terms before making a purchase. Furthermore, by continuing to use the Website following any changes to these terms the Advertiser shall be deemed to have agreed and accepted such changes.
We aim to place your advert live on the Website within a time period of 48 hours. Should your advertisement not appear on the Website within a time period of 48 hours, a pro-rata refund will be given to the Advertsier for the days the advertisement did not appear. We do not guarantee any level of response nor that any particular advertisement will reach any specific audience.
The Advertiser further warrants that the advertisement does not contravene any statute, Act of Parliament nor any other legislation nor is it in any other way illegal nor defamatory nor an infringement of any other party’s rights or an infringement of the British Code of Advertising Practice.
Advertisements which appear to discriminate on grounds of disability, race or sex, are illegal and as such are not permitted on the Website. Any adverts which are illegal or objectionable or defamatory or which bring Us or the Website into disrepute shall be removed at our complete discretion. Such advertisements may result in proceedings being taken against both the advertiser and the publisher. If we believe that an advertisement may be discriminatory we may at our absolute discretion either amend the advertisement or remove it from the Website without liability to the Advertiser to make any refund of amounts paid or due to be paid in respect of the posting or otherwise. The Advertiser shall indemnity Us forthwith against all liability and claims arising from such content and advertisements.
THE ADVERTISER’S OBLIGATIONS
The Advertiser hereby agrees that We may at our absolute discretion and without any liability to the Advertiser remove any advertisement that is posted which in our absolute opinion is in breach of any of these terms or not appropriate.
The Advertiser shall at all times comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 (as amended).
Advertisements must be for real and actual existing job positions only and not for any other products nor services. The content set out in adverts shall not be misleading nor false in anyway whatsoever. We do not permit adverts that state: ‘email for more details’. Furthermore, links to other websites or email addresses are not permitted in any advert.
We do not guarantee any positions being filled nor candidates being hired. In addition, We do not make any representations nor guarantees regarding the timeliness nor effectiveness of the Website. Furthermore, we are not responsible for any employment decisions which are made for whatever reason made by any user, Advertiser nor recruiter.
The Advertiser agrees to deal professionally and fairly with all candidates and further agrees not to do anything that would bring Us or the Website into disrepute.
By the act of uploading any materials to the Website or using or registering with the Website, the Advertiser automatically grants and warrants that the owner of such rights has expressly granted to Us a royalty-free, non-exclusive right, perpetual, irrevocable and licence to reproduce, use, publish, modify, adapt, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any, technology, medium or form now known or later developed. Furthermore, the Advertiser warrants and indemnifies Us that all and any ‘moral rights’ in those materials have been waived.
We cannot take any liability nor responsibility for the content posted by users on the Website. We cannot and do not review every job advert posted on the Website.
The Advertiser agrees not to send any unsolicited email to users nor candidates of the Website. The Advertiser’s account(s) may be deleted and/or suspended if any unsolicited mail is sent.
No warranties are given by us to any user nor any Advertiser in respect of the Website nor in respect of the services and products advertised on the Website.
The Advertiser is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of both its username and password and is further responsible for all such activities that occur under its account. The Advertiser shall notify us forthwith of any unauthorised use of its account.
The Website and all of the packages and services we offer to the Advertiser are subject to ‘fair use’. Consequently, the excessive downloading of CVs from the CV database, using any ‘scraping’ facilities or tools to download CVs is not allowed. Furthermore, any abnormal, unlawful or unusual activity may also result in the termination of our agreement with the Advertiser at out complete discretion and we shall be entitled to terminate our agreement with you forthwith without any liability to the Advertiser.
The Advertiser agrees to pay all of Our invoices (including VAT) at the time of placing an order on the Website. In the event of any late payment, We may charge interest on the outstanding amount before and after judgment at the rate of four per cent above the base rate of Barclays Bank Plc in force from time-to-time from the due date until the date of payment.
The Advertiser agrees to pay all applicable taxes (including but not limited to VAT) relating to use of the Website through its account.
We reserve the right at any time to charge fees for access to the Website as a whole or parts of the Website.
The advertiser authorises Us and agrees to charge to the credit card account designated during the registration process for each item bought and for each service or subscription plan or product chosen by the Advertiser. If we do not receive payment authorisation from the Advertiser’s credit card clearing service, we may immediately terminate or suspend the Advertiser’s use of the site.
The Advertiser agrees to pay all fees and charges incurred through its account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred. The Advertiser is responsible for the payment of all charges associated with the use of the Website using its login or account. The Advertiser shall provide us with accurate, complete and updated information as to its name and e-mail address and credit card account information provided by the Advertiser at registration. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of this Agreement. All payments are to be made in British Pounds Sterling or such alternative currency that we may specify.
Any refunds are at Our discretion.
All of the information, content and intellectual property rights, database rights, domain names, trade names, copyright, trade marks, and all other rights whatsoever contained in the database on the Website belong to Us. The Advertiser hereby confirms and acknowledges that: (1) it does not acquire any rights in our database; (2) that it shall not licence, sell or supply any information nor material from the database on the Website to any person whatsoever nor copy it; (3) it shall not automatically download the database (i.e. ‘scraping’); (4) that it shall not contact candidates on the database for any other purpose whatsoever otherwise than for the purpose of searching for candidates for job roles; and (5) that it shall not reverse engineer or copy the website nor its software.
These Website terms may be changed by Us at any time whatsoever. You are deemed to have accepted the amended terms whenever you use the Website.
We do not warrant nor make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the content on the website in terms of its accuracy, correctness, reliability or otherwise.
The content contained in the Website is provided ‘as is’ and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. We disclaim all warranties, implied or express (including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose).
We do not warrant that the functions contained in the content will be ‘error-free’, uninterrupted not that defects will be corrected nor that the Website or the server(s) are free of harmful components or viruses. The Advertiser (and not Us) assumes the entire cost of all necessary correction, repair or servicing.
If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, for any reason unenforceable, or void then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The Advertiser agrees that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action relating to or arising out of the Website and these terms must be filed within one year of the date the cause of action arose or be barred as untimely.
This is the entire agreement between Us and shall not be modified except in writing signed by Us or as provided herein. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Website is in conflict or inconsistent with this agreement, this agreement shall take precedence.
Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The Website is not an employment business not an employment agency but a facility connecting employers to potential employees. Consequently, the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (as amended) does not apply.
Under no circumstances and in no event (including but not limited to negligence) shall We be liable for any consequential or special damages that result from the inability to use the content on the Website or the use of the Website (even if We or Our authorised representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages).
It is the Advertiser’s responsibility to ensure that any risks associated with the internet (including but not limited to harmful activities and mechanisms and viruses) are contained and dealt with by the Advertiser. We shall not be responsible nor liable for any liability, damage or loss caused by any such activity or items.
Under no circumstances and in no event shall Our total liability to you for all damages, losses and causes of action (whether in tort, contract (including but not limited to negligence), or otherwise exceed the amount paid by the Advertiser, if any for accessing the Website.
These terms shall be construed and governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England.