Terms & Conditions
Candidate Terms & Conditions – CareersinAudit.com – June 2017
WEBSITE TERMS & CONDITIONS (THE “TERMS”)
By using the Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. These Terms will apply to any use of the Website including (without limitation) accessing, browsing, or registering to use the Website. Please read them carefully and make sure that you understand them before using the Website. If you refuse to accept these Terms, you must not use the Website.
We may amend these Terms from time to time. Please check these Terms regularly to ensure you understand the terms which will apply at that time. You should print a copy of these Terms or save them to your computer for future reference.
1. INFORMATION ABOUT US
The website available at www.careersinaudit.com (the “Website”) is owned and operated by CareersinAudit.com Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 05521948 with our registered office at Chester House, 81-83 Fulham High Street, London SW6 3JA. For the purposes of the Terms, "we", "our" and "us" refers to CareersinAudit.com Limited or our successors or assigns. Please review the Terms carefully before using the Website. Our VAT number is GB 863 5665 90.
The Website is comprised of (i) the Job Board (available here), and any other service we or our licensors may offer from time to time through the Website (the “Services”); and (ii) the information within the Job Board and the Services including all images, data, sound files, articles, news and any other information we, our licensors or other third parties may provide from time to time.
2. OTHER APPLICABLE TERMS
If you are a business or individual looking for candidates ("Advertiser(s)") you must also consult our separate Terms of Business for Advertisers (available here).
3. NO RELIANCE ON SITE CONTENT
The information on the Website does not necessarily reflect our views and opinions. Neither should any suggestions or advice contained on the Website be relied upon in place of individual advice. Whilst reasonable steps are taken to ensure the quality of both Content and advertisers, we accept no responsibility for the accuracy of Content posted on the Job Board nor make any representation as to the suitability or good faith of the advertiser. You are responsible for checking the accuracy of relevant facts, instructions, suggestions and/or opinions given on the Website before entering into any commitment based upon them. While we use reasonable efforts to ensure that the content is accurate and complete, we do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in any part of the Website. Nothing on the Job Board should be taken as an offer of employment or engagement.
4. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE
You agree that you will use this Website in accordance with these Terms, and in any event, for lawful purposes only.
In particular, but without limitation, you agree that you will not and will not attempt to use the Website:
- to aggregate, copy or duplicate in any manner any part of the Website without our prior written consent, including to reproduce our intellectual property (including trade marks and copyright) and any element thereof);
- to harm the Website or disseminate any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or otherwise to hack (or attempt to hack) into the Website;
- to deface, alter or interfere with the 'look and feel' of this Website or the underlying software code, or (except as is expressly required by applicable law) decipher, disassemble or modify any of the software, coding or information comprised in the Website;
- to take any action that seeks to overload (such as by spamming or flooding) the Website or its related infrastructure;
- to obtain unauthorised access, via whatever means, to any of our networks or information;
- to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded or otherwise obtained from the Website;
- to misrepresent your identity or your career history or academic record;
- to apply for a job in a country for which you have no visa rights;
- to disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes", or any other form of solicitation or for any other commercial purposes (which would include using the Site to promote or encourage the sale of your goods/services);
- to transmit or re-circulate any material obtained from the Website to any third party except where expressly permitted on the Website;
- to obtain and/or store personal data derived from the Website;
- in such a way so as to remove the copyright or trade mark notice(s) from any copies of any content made in accordance with these Terms;
- to disseminate any material which is abusive, defamatory or obscene, may harass, offend or inconvenience any person, applauds, encourages or entices abuse, discrimination or criminal activity or which might restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Website by any person;
- in any way that might harm any person or infringe third party privacy or other rights;
- in any way that is unlawful (including fraudulent) or that might bring us or any of our associates into disrepute; or
- to post link(s) that take users to material that contravenes any of the above restrictions.
Without prejudice to any other rights or remedies to which we may be entitled we reserve the right to:
- remove any information supplied by you from the Website; and
- deny you access to the Website in our sole discretion, at any time and for any reason, without being required to give any explanation.
5. YOUR INFORMATION
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to the Website, or to make contact with third parties over the Website, you must comply with the content standards set out in clause 4 of these Terms, where relevant. The Website is provided for your private and non-commercial use and for the exchange of lawful, relevant, fair and appropriate information, opinions and comment. Use of the Website in a manner which is inconsistent with these stated purposes is strictly prohibited.
You are solely responsible for any information submitted by you to the Website and we will not be responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you to the Website. We have the right to remove any posting you make on the Website if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in clause 4 of these Terms or otherwise as we see fit. The views expressed by other users on the Website do not necessary represent our views or values.
You agree that you will not submit any information or other materials that are discriminatory, obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal, unlawful or in breach of any applicable legislation, regulations, guidelines or codes of practice or the copyright, database right, trade mark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights or confidence of any person in any jurisdiction. We will not pay you for your information.
Any content you upload to the Website will be considered by us to be non-confidential and non-proprietary, and by submitting or uploading your information to the Website you hereby grant us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence to use, publish, display, distribute, reproduce, store, archive, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works from any such content, including the right to sub-license and disclose any such content to third parties for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
It is our policy not to view, edit or pre-screen any contribution that you or anyone else makes to any part of the Website where users may post content. Therefore, unless we are specifically notified of the nature of any item of content, you cannot assume that we are responsible for having made it available on the Website. We reserve the right at our sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is posted to, or available on, the Website without the need to give any reasons for doing so (but we do not assume any obligation to do so).
If you do not want to grant us the rights set out above, please do not submit your information to the Website.
6. OUR USE OF YOUR INFORMATION.
7. AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE
We may update the Website from time to time, and may change any part of its content, including the Services, at any time. However, please note that any of the content on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
Due to the inherent nature of the Internet, errors, interruptions and delays may occur in the service at any time. Accordingly, the Website is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any warranties of any kind. We make no guarantee of availability of the Website and we do not accept any liability arising from any interruption in availability.
We reserve absolutely the right to withdraw or suspend the Website where we deem this to be necessary without notice and will not be liable to you for such unavailability.
8. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
You may be offered links to other websites on our Website. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites however and do not accept any liability in respect of the content of those websites. Your access and use of such websites is solely at your own risk.
You may only link to our Website with our prior written consent, which we reserve the right to withhold or withdraw at any time. Where we do consent to links to our Website you must ensure that any links are fair and legal and do not damage or take advantage of our reputation.
For individuals seeking work (“Candidates”), use of the Website is provided free of charge. At no point will we ask for payment from you, nor seek any credit card or other payment-related details. If such a request is made of you, please decline and let us know immediately by sending us an email. Companies seeking candidates (“Advertisers”) must consult our Terms of Business (available here) which provide details of our payment terms.
10. REGISTRATION PROCESS AND SECURITY
You confirm that you have provided us with accurate and complete registration information and you acknowledge that it is your responsibility to update us with any changes to that information by logging into the system and making the necessary amendments through the ‘Your Account’ and ‘CV Upload’ sections of the Website.
For Candidates: each registration is for a single user only. On registration, you will be allocated a user name and password (“ID”). You must treat such information as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party. You are responsible for all use of the Website using your ID and for preventing unauthorised use of your ID. Any false information found to be supplied during the registration process may lead to your account being removed from the Website without notice.
Candidates have the option to set up "Jobs by Email" alerts through the Website to enable jobs to be sent to you every day/week/month (as applicable). You will be required to provide an email address for this service, and you consent to us sending "Jobs by Email" alerts to the email address that you provide. Your account may be removed and we may cease to send you Jobs by Email alerts without notice if you apply for jobs in a country for which you have no visa rights.
If you believe there has been any breach of security such as the disclosure, theft or unauthorised use of your ID, you must notify us immediately by sending us an email. We reserve the right to: (i) suspend access rights; (ii) block access from your ID; (iii) remove your account; and/or (iv) and cease sending Jobs by Email alerts to you if we reasonably believe that (i) you have breached these Terms in any way, or (ii) that your ID is being used in any way which is not permitted by the Terms.
11. 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 agree that all trade marks, copyright, database rights, design rights and other intellectual property and similar rights in the Website (including the look and feel, organisation and layout of the Website) together with the underlying software code are owned by us and/or our licensors (as the case may be) and are subject to any restrictions or prohibitions which we or our licensor(s) may impose at any time (whether directly or indirectly).
As a visitor to the Site, you may use the Website to search for jobs and to upload a copy of your CV. You agree that you will treat any information in a non-public area of the Website (including without limitation any information that is intended for use only by authorised user(s), and/or which requires some form of password or other code) as strictly confidential.
Nothing in these Terms shall be construed as conferring any wider licence to use or reproduce any content included on the Website. Without limitation to the above, you agree that you must not:
- use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text; or
- copy or distribute any material for any commercial or business purpose.
In the event of any use of material in breach of these Terms, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
No use of our name, logos and/or other trade marks (whether registered or unregistered) may be made by you without separate express written agreement being given by us, which shall be at our sole discretion.
You understand and acknowledge that we provide the Website only as a gateway for users to review opportunities in and information about the auditing sector and we do not seek to or have any control (beyond the limited editorial rights pursuant to the Terms) over submissions or their accuracy, quality or truthfulness, nor do we have any involvement in the negotiation or conclusion of any contract of employment arising from any information submitted to the Website.
We accept no liability whatsoever to any user or any third party for any loss or damage arising from:
- use of, or inability to use, the Website; or
- use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Website
howsoever arising, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
We will not accept any liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all warranties, terms, conditions, representations or other terms which may apply to the Website or any content on it, whether express or implied including but not limited to any warranty, term or other condition of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement in every case whether implied by statute, common law, custom, collaterally or otherwise.
Nothing in the Terms limits liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.
You shall indemnify and hold harmless us and our officers, employees, directors, shareholders, representatives, successors and assignees against any and all costs, expenses (including reasonable legal expenses), claims, losses, liabilities or proceedings arising from the use or misuse by you of this Website. You agree to notify us together with all relevant facts if anyone makes or threatens to make any claim against you relating to your use of this Website.
14. COMPUTER VIRUSES
We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website does not contain or promulgate any viruses or other malicious code. However, it is recommended that you should virus check all materials downloaded from the Website and regularly check for the presence of viruses and other malicious code. We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws all liability in connection with any damage or loss caused by computer viruses or other malicious code originating or contracted from the Website.
15. SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION – INCLUDING PERSONAL AND FINANCIAL DATA
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. However, we cannot be held liable in the unlikely event of a breach of our secure computer servers.
16. OTHER IMPORTANT TERMS
As stated above, the Terms may be changed by us at any time. You will be deemed to accept the Terms (as amended) when you next use the Website following any amendment.
Any failure by us to exercise or enforce any rights conferred by the Terms or at law shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such right nor operate so as to bar the exercise or enforcement thereof at any time or times thereafter. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.
Except where these Terms provide to the contrary, any notice to be given by either party shall be in writing and delivered personally or sent by pre-paid recorded delivery or registered post or by fax to our registered address or where applicable to you at the address in your information.
If any provision of these Terms is determined to be illegal or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction it shall be deemed to have been deleted without affecting the remaining provisions.
These Terms supersede all prior agreements and arrangements of whatever nature and set out the entire agreement and understanding between you and us relating to their subject matter.
17. CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION
These Terms and any agreements entered into through this Website are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales are to have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website or any agreement made through this Website.
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