Introduction

Please read these terms and conditions carefully. They replace any previous versions. By registering on or using our Service (as defined below) you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Please print or save these terms for future use as we will not keep a file copy specifically for the transaction with you and we cannot guarantee that they will remain accessible on our website in future. These terms and conditions are available in the English language only.

These terms and conditions apply to all Users

Definitions

Capitalised terms have the following meanings in these terms and conditions:

  • Advertisements - all promotions on our Service of any kind including recruitment advertisements, job listing, job auction listings, skill auction listings.
  • Advertiser - a User who places an Advertisement on our Service.
  • Consumer - an individual acting for purposes which are wholly or mainly outside that person’s trade, business, craft or profession.
  • Content - all information of whatever kind (including Advertisements, posts, comments, chat, images, photos, audio, video, messages etc.), published, stored or sent on or in connection with our Service.
  • Service – our website, the services we offer by means of our website and any related software and services.
  • User - persons or organisations using our Service (whether or not registered with us) including Advertisers.

Changes to the terms and conditions

We may change these terms and conditions by posting the revised version on our website at least 7 days before they become effective. Please check our website from time to time. You will be bound by the revised agreement if you continue to use our Service following the effective date shown. If you are a Consumer which has paid to use our Service, the revised agreement takes effect if you continue to use our service once the period covered by the payment period ends.

Use of our Service

We grant Users a limited personal non-transferable right to use our Service subject to these terms and conditions.

You are not eligible for, and must not use or register on, our Service if:

  • you are below 16 years of age; or
  • display of or access to any aspect of this Service is illegal under the laws (if applicable) of the country from which you are accessing the Service (e.g. because the country does not permit such a Service or display of or access to such material at all or because you are under the relevant age limit in that country); or
  • you have been convicted of any offence, or subject to any court order, relating to assault, violence, sexual misconduct or harassment.
  • Where you communicate with us on behalf of a company / organisation, you promise that you have authority to act on behalf of that entity.
  • By agreeing to these terms and conditions as an agent, such as recruitment agent, you confirm that the client for whom you act in connection with use of our Service is bound by these terms and conditions and that you are also independently bound on your own behalf.
  • 5 You agree that you will not in connection with the Service:

  • breach any applicable law, regulation or code of conduct;
  • publish or send any Content (including links or references to other content), or otherwise behave in a manner, which:
  • publish or send any Content (including links or references to other content), or otherwise behave in a manner, which:
  • infringes any intellectual property or other rights of others;
  • involves phishing or scamming or similar; or
  • we otherwise reasonably consider to be inappropriate;
  • publish or send any Content which involves revealing any personal data of another person (i.e. information enabling someone to be identified or contacted) unless that person is 18 years or over and you have obtained that person’s explicit written consent or you are the parent/guardian of such person;
  • impersonate any person or entity for the purpose of misleading others;
  • publish or send any Content which links to any third party websites which are unlawful or contain inappropriate Content;
  • sell access to the Service;
  • use the Service to provide a similar service to third parties or otherwise with a view to competing with us;
  • sell advertising, sponsorship or promotions on or in connection with Content except where explicitly authorized by us;
  • use the Service for junk mail, spam, pyramid or similar or fraudulent schemes;
  • do anything which may have the effect of disrupting the Service including worms, viruses, software bombs or mass mailings;
  • do anything which may negatively affect other Users’ enjoyment of the Service;
  • gain unauthorised access to any part of the Service or equipment used to provide the Service;
  • use any automated means to interact with our systems excluding public search engines; or
  • attempt, encourage or assist any of the above.
  • You must promptly comply with any reasonable request or instruction by us in connection with the Service.
  • We are entitled to impose and/or change limitations on usage of our Service, for example in relation to bandwidth.
  • We are entitled to impose and/or change limitations on usage of our Service, for example in relation to bandwidth
  • We do not supply support except to the extent specifically stated on our site, as may be varied from time to time.

Third party services / advertising / websites

We may use third party-provided services or display third party advertising within our Service and/or link to third party websites which may be of interest to you. We do not recommend or endorse, nor are we legally responsible for, those sites or services. You use them at your own risk.

Guidance by us

Any guidance or similar information which we ourselves make available on our Service is intended as very general guidance information but we cannot guarantee that it is accurate or up to date and we do not accept legal responsibility for it. Before acting on such information, you must make your own appropriate and careful enquiries including as to its accuracy and suitability for your purposes. You rely on such information at your own risk.

Your account

Your account on our Service is for your personal use only and is non-transferable. You must not authorise or permit any other person to use your account. You must take reasonable care to protect and keep confidential your password and other account or identity information. You must notify us immediately of any apparent breach of security such as loss, theft, misuse or unauthorised disclosure or use of a password. You are responsible for third parties who use your account or identity (unless and to the extent that we are at fault).

Functioning of our Service

We do not guarantee that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free and are not responsible for any losses arising from such interruptions or errors.

We are entitled, without notice and without liability, to suspend the Service for repair, maintenance, improvement or other technical reason.

We are entitled, without notice and without liability, to make changes to the Service provided these do not have a material adverse effect.

Liability

Nothing in this agreement in any way limits or excludes our liability for negligence causing death or personal injury or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for anything which may not legally be excluded or limited. In this section, any reference to us includes our employees and agents.

Very important: If you are a Consumer, we shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by us or our employees or agents in circumstances where:

  • there is no breach of a legal duty owed to you by us or by any of our employees or agents;
  • such loss or damage was not reasonably foreseeable (meaning it was not an obvious consequence of our breach or not contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into this contract);
  • such loss or damage was not reasonably foreseeable (meaning it was not an obvious consequence of our breach or not contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into this contract);
  • such loss or damage relates to a business of yours.
  • Very important: If you are a Consumer, you will be liable for any reasonably foreseeable loss or damage we suffer arising from your breach of this agreement or misuse of our Service (subject of course to our obligation to mitigate any losses).

Intellectual property rights

All trade marks, logos, Content, graphics, images, photographs, animation, videos, text and software used on the Service are our intellectual property or that of Advertisers. For the purposes of your personal use only, you may view such material on your screen and print a single copy. You may not otherwise use, sublicense, retrieve, display, modify, copy, print, sell, distribute, download, hire, reverse engineer (unless permitted by applicable law) or create extracts of, or derivative works from, such material without our specific prior written consent.

Just to be clear - you must not collect, scrape, harvest, frame or deep-link to any Content on our Service without our specific prior written consent.

If you publish any Content on our Service, you grant us a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable (with right to sub-license), royalty-free licence to use, copy, alter, display, and create extracts of, or derivative works from, that Content in any media formats, on our own Service, on our other channels including mobile, email communications, social media, PR, competitions and press releases and also on third party media, including for the purpose of redistribution or promotion of our Service. You waive your moral rights in relation to such Content to the extent legally permitted. You also grant each User a licence to use your Content in accordance with these terms and conditions.

Privacy

You acknowledge and agree that we may process your personal data in accordance with the terms of our privacy and cookies policy which is subject to change from time to time.

Events outside our control

We are not liable for failure to perform or delay in performing any obligation under this agreement if the failure or delay is caused by any circumstances beyond our reasonable control including third party telecommunication failures.

Transfer

We may transfer all or part of our rights or duties under this agreement provided we take reasonable steps to ensure that your rights under this agreement are not prejudiced. As this agreement is personal to you, you may not transfer any of your rights or duties under it without our prior written consent.