Terms and Conditions of Use
These are the Terms and Conditions that apply to the use of the Jobs.ac.uk Website. The Terms and Conditions may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You should review these Terms and Conditions periodically for changes. Particular services provided on the Jobs.ac.uk Website may also be governed by additional or alternative Terms and Conditions, which will be posted on the Jobs.ac.uk Website.
By using the Jobs.ac.uk Website you are deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions.
1.1 In these Terms and Conditions, the following words shall have the following meanings:
|"Company"||means Warwick University Services Limited trading as jobs.ac.uk;|
|"Intellectual Property Rights"||means copyright and any other intellectual property rights whatsoever and wherever subsisting in the CV and Candidate Information;|
|"Jobs.ac.uk Website"||means the Company's website www.jobs.ac.uk;|
|"Personal Data"||has the meaning as more particularly defined in the Data Protection Act 1998.|
|"Profile Information"||means the information provided by a Candidate including (without limitation) name, email address, location, and current role.|
2. Use of material
2.1 You can download, print and copy material from the Jobs.ac.uk Website for your own personal use. You must not reproduce any part of the Jobs.ac.uk Website or its material unless the Company have granted you permission to do so. Permission can be sought from the Company's marketing team.
3. Disclaimer of liability
3.1 To the extent permitted by law and subject to clause 12.1 the Company accepts no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, (without limitation), any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
3.2 To the extent permitted by law and subject to clause 12.1 the Company does not warrant that:
3.2.1 Details of vacancies will be current, complete or accurate or up to date;
3.2.2 Applications for vacancies will be successful;
3.2.3 The Jobs.ac.uk Website or any of its contents are virus free; or
3.2.4 The provision of any of the services of the Company will be uninterrupted or error-free.
4. Accessing external websites
4.1 You can access other sites via links from the Jobs.ac.uk Website. These sites are not under the control of the Company, and the Company accepts no responsibility for any content on such sites or for any use to which they put any personal or confidential information provided by you.
5. Registering for a Jobs.ac.uk Website account
5.1 If you register for an account on the Jobs.ac.uk Website, you will be required to provide your first name, last name, current location (country), email address and a password, which we will store in order to create an individual user account for you. The Company is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. This information will only ever be used by the Company. The Company will not contact you other than to send you, information about jobs, the bulletins you have subscribed to or internal news about the Company's services for jobseekers, or offers from the Company's partner companies and invitations from the Company to take part in research / surveys. The Company will not distribute any of the details including the email address you provide to a third party. The Company have put in place suitable security procedures to safeguard your information.
5.2 Access to your account on the Jobs.ac.uk Website is via your email address and password, so please keep your password safe and do not disclose it to anyone else.
5.3 Any registration details you use must be personal to you and must not be used by anyone else.
5.4 You must not maliciously create additional accounts on the Jobs.ac.uk Website.
5.5 You are responsible for keeping your account details up to date and must do so logging in to your Jobs.ac.uk Website account and making the amendments online.
5.6 If, for any reason, the Company believes that you have not complied with these terms and conditions, or are misusing your Jobs.ac.uk Website account in any way, the Company may, at its discretion, cancel, suspend or otherwise restrict your access to your Jobs.ac.uk Website account immediately and without giving any advance notice.
6. Registration for Jobs by Email
6.1 When signing up for our Jobs by Email service, the Company, in addition to those details obtained when registering for an account on the Jobs.ac.uk Website (see clause 5.1) will also collect your job searching preferences. This information will only ever be used by the Company.
6.2 The Company does not guarantee that the Jobs by Email service will be compatible with your email provider.
6.3 The Company can cancel access to the Jobs by Email service at any time if you do not comply with these Terms and Conditions.
7. CV Search Service
7.1 CV Search is the service provided by the Jobs.ac.uk Website which allows recruiters to view, search, purchase and access the Curriculum Vitaes ("CVs") of candidates held on the Jobs.ac.uk Website's candidate database via the Jobs.ac.uk Website.
7.2 To the extent that you have selected the option that enables the Company to share your Profile Information and CV with recruiters, you consent to the Company sharing your CV, together with any additional Profile Information you provide to the Company, with the recruiters who use the Jobs.ac.uk Website. This means that you agree and hereby grant to the Company:
7.2.1 a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide licence of any rights, including Intellectual Property Rights, in your CV and any additional Profile Information you provide to the Company on the Jobs.ac.uk Website, to share or otherwise use such CV and additional Profile Information as the Company reasonably requires to fulfil the services the Company provides on the Jobs.ac.uk Website; and 7.2.2. the right to grant a non-exclusive royalty-free, worldwide sub-licence of any rights, including Intellectual Property Rights, in your CV and any additional Profile Information you provide to the Company on the Jobs.ac.uk Website, to recruiters for their recruitment related activities.
7.3 The Company will retain a copy of your CV and any additional Profile Information you provide until you delete it or close your account. If you are a registered user, you can also change your privacy settings to set whether your CV is shared with all recruiters, no recruiters or you can select those recruiters that you do not want to share your CV with. Please note that additional recruiters are added all the time so you should check your privacy settings frequently.
7.4 As a registered user of the Jobs.ac.uk Website, you hereby warrant, represent and undertake that:
7.4.1 You will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user of the Jobs.ac.uk Website to gain access to it or misuse the Jobs.ac.uk Website or the CV Search service.
7.4.2 The content of your CV is accurate, and not misleading in any way.
7.4.3 You will not maliciously create additional accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the Jobs.ac.uk Website or the CV Search service, nor do you seek to pass yourself off as another user.
7.4.4 You will not upload a CV or any other file purporting to be a CV which is not free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties.
7.5 For as long as you are a registered user of the Jobs.ac.uk Website and you upload your CV to the Jobs.ac.uk Website, then the Company will provide you with the following additional services:
7.5.1 A facility to allow recruiters who have registered to the Jobs.ac.uk Website (subject to your preferences) to view your CV in relation to jobs that they believe that you may be interested in based on your CV and the other Profile Information you provide using the Jobs.ac.uk Website and CV Search service;
7.5.2 Use of a private, secure area on the Jobs.ac.uk Website where you manage your job preferences, manage your privacy requirements and edit or update your CV as required;
7.5.3 Use of a "public profile" which can be viewed by anyone (unless you choose to hide your CV) and which will be the first section that a recruiter sees. The public profile should set out information such as the role you are interested in, an indication of the salary you are seeking and your preferred job roles and location. Please note that this public profile may be discoverable through search engines. Do not include your name, contact details or any personal information in this section;
7.5.4 The CV match service (subject to your opt-in) which will allow us to use our tools to match your CV, and the preference information you provide, to specifications required by recruiters;
7.5.5 Storage of your CV on the Jobs.ac.uk Website database until such time that you choose to delete it or to close your account with the Company; and
7.5.6 The ability to select an option that will prevent your CV from being viewed by any recruiters. This will keep your CV on the Jobs.ac.uk Website database but will prevent recruiters from viewing it until such time that you decide to allow access to it.
7.6 You can adjust your preferences at any time by going to your CV profile page.
7.7 Where you have selected the option that enables the Company to share your Profile Information and CV with recruiters, the Company requests that the recruiters do not hold your CV for longer than is necessary for their recruitment purposes and do not use your CV for purposes other than recruitment related activities.
7.8 Where you have selected the option that enables the Company to share your Profile Information and CV with recruiters, the Company requests recruiters to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and handle such information in accordance with Data Protection principles.
7.9 Where you choose to delete your details and / or CV the Company will not retain a copy of it on the Jobs.ac.uk Website database and it will not be made available to recruiters. Please note however that the Company is not able to control the storage of your details and / or CVs by recruiters.
7.10 If for any reason, the Company believes that you have not complied with these Terms and Conditions or are abusing the CV Search service in any way, the Company may cancel, suspend or otherwise restrict your account access, immediately and without giving you any advance notice.
8.1 The contents of Jobs.ac.uk Website blogs and their comments are solely owned by the Company.
8.2 You understand that all opinions expressed by users of the Jobs.ac.uk Website blogs are expressed strictly in their individual capacities, and not as representatives of the Company or any of the Company's sponsors or partners. The opinions that you or others post in a Jobs.ac.uk Website blog do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Company.
8.3 Comments that use inappropriate language or unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, obscene, threatening, harmful, profane, sexually orientated, racially offensive or otherwise objectionable material are not acceptable, and the Company reserves the right to remove any such material from the Jobs.ac.uk Website
8.4 You may not violate, plagiarise, or infringe on the Intellectual Property Rights of third parties. If such an event occurs, the individual posting the information shall be held solely responsible. The Company will not be held responsible for member-posted information that may violate Intellectual Property Rights.
8.5 You may reproduce, quote or syndicate portions of the Jobs.ac.uk Website blogs, either online or in print, as long as it is credited as originating from Jobs.ac.uk Website Blogs (blogs.jobs.ac.uk).
8.6 If you upload material to the Jobs.ac.uk Website, it will not be moderated by the Company, and the Company makes no warranties in relation to such material and subject to clause 12.1 accepts no liability for such material.
8.7 Blog postings may provide links to other websites on the Internet. The Company are not responsible or liable for such content and make no express or implied warranty about the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, merchantability, or any other aspect of the content of such postings. The Company are not responsible or liable for any advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such websites or resources. The inclusion of links does not imply endorsement of the Websites by the Company or any association with their operators.
9. Careers Advice
9.1 The views expressed and content of the Careers Advice section (the "Materials") are primarily those of the respective authors and not necessarily those of the Company.
9.2 Although the Company has made every effort to ensure that the Materials are accurate at the time of publishing, it gives no warranties and makes no representations, express or limited, as to the accuracy, quality, validity or completeness of the Materials.
9.3 The Company shall be under no obligation to notify any person of any error in the Materials.
9.4 To the extent permitted by law and subject to clause 12.1 the Company and their respective staff accept no responsibility for any use which is made of the Materials and shall not be liable to any person for any direct or indirect loss or damage, including (without limitation) loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of data or any third party claims which may arise from the use of the Materials.
10. Email Communications
10.1 Messages from the Company may be confidential. If you are not the intended recipient you should not copy or disclose any message to anyone but should kindly notify the sender and delete the message.
10.2 Opinions, conclusions and other information in any message that do not relate to the official business of the Company or the Jobs.ac.uk Website shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by it.
10.3 The Company accepts no responsibility for viruses and it is the recipient's responsibility to scan any email and any attachments.
10.4 The Company reserves the right to access and disclose all messages sent over its email system.
11. Problems with the Jobs.ac.uk Website
11.1 If you experience any problems with the Jobs.ac.uk Website or wish to make a complaint about the Jobs.ac.uk Website, any of the services available on the Jobs.ac.uk Website or any recruiters who you feel are misusing the services the Company provide then please contact us immediately.
11.2 To the extent permitted by law and subject to clause 12.1 the Company does not accept any liability for any delay or disruption that you may experience whilst using any aspect of the Jobs.ac.uk Website or for any loss or damage to your account or any loss or damage caused by any error or technical fault in respect of the transfer of a CV by you to the Jobs.ac.uk Website.
11.3 The Company does not guarantee the continued and uninterrupted availability of any aspect of the Jobs.ac.uk Website and to the extent permitted by law and subject to clause 12.1 the Company accepts no liability for any unavailability including without limitation due to technical errors or faults.
11.4 The Company is concerned for the privacy of visitors and registered users of the Jobs.ac.uk Website. The protection of your personal information is extremely important to us. However, please remember that the security of information transmitted over the Internet cannot be assured.
12.1 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions will exclude or limit the Company's liability to you for fraud or statements made fraudulently; or for death or personal injury caused by the Company's negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
13. Data Protection Act 1998
13.1 The Jobs.ac.uk Website is operated by the Company. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the Company is the "data controller" in respect of personal information that we obtain from you via the Jobs.ac.uk Website.
13.2 Where you have selected the option that enables the Company to share your CV, public profile and / or other Profile Information with a recruiter, that recruiter will also be a "data controller" for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 and independently of the Company, owes responsibilities to you under that Act in connection with the processing of that information.
13.3 The website of the Information Commissioner's Office provides information and assistance with regard to your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 and related legislation (www.ico.gov.uk).
14.1 Notwithstanding that any terms may prove to be illegal or unenforceable, the remaining Terms and Conditions of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
14.2 Except as expressly set out in these terms, nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall confer on any third party any benefit or the right to enforce any provisions of this Agreement.
14.4 These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law and you and the Company hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.