Terms & Conditions
If we change these General Terms, we will post the revised document here with an updated effective date. If we make significant changes to these General Terms, we may also notify you by other means such as sending an email or posting a notice on our home page.
- Information About Us
The Site and its services are operated by Equalityuk.org / EQUKjobsite.co.uk (“we”, “our”, or “us”).
You can contact us using the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Access to the Site and Services
2.1. Subject to any contractual obligations we may owe to any users of our paid services, we shall not be liable if for any reason the Site and Services are unavailable at any time or for any period.
2.2. From time to time, we may restrict access to all or some parts of the Site and Services to users who have registered with us.
2.3. If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party.
2.4. We reserve the right to restrict or deny you access to all or some parts of the Site and Services if, in our opinion, you have failed to comply with these General Terms.
- Intellectual Property and Permitted Use
3.1. We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site and the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
3.2. You may print and download extracts from the Site and Services for personal non-commercial use on the following basis:
3.2.1. no documents or related graphics are modified in any way;
3.2.2. no graphics are used separately from accompanying text;
3.2.3. no copyright and trade mark notices are removed.
3.3. You agree not to:
3.3.1. use the Site and Services for commercial purposes without obtaining our prior written agreement;
3.3.2. copy, reproduce, distribute, republish, download, display, post or transmit in any form or by any means any content of the Site and Services except as permitted above.
- Material Submitted by You
4.1 Except for information that identifies you personally (e.g. your name, address, telephone number, email address and CV), any material which you submit will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary such that we shall have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose it to third parties for any purpose.
4.2 You agree not to submit any material:
4.2.1 that is false, misleading, defamatory, discriminatory, threatening, offensive, abusive, likely to cause someone anxiety or distress, encourages violence or racial or religious hatred, blasphemous, pornographic, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy; or
4.2.2 that infringes any intellectual property rights, such as copyright and trade marks. This means generally that you must own the rights in everything you submit or must obtain permission from the rights owner to submit the material; or
4.2.3 which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data); or
4.2.4 which encourages or teaches conduct that is a criminal offence, gives rise to civil liability, or is otherwise unlawful.
4.3 We are not obliged to use material submitted by you and we may remove from the Site, the Services and our database any of the material submitted by you at our sole discretion.
4.4 We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone submitting material in breach of clause 4.2.
4.5 We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials submitted by you.
- Data Protection and Privacy
- Third Party Content and Links
6.1 We are not liable or responsible for the third party content on the Site and in the Services. Third party content includes, for example, material posted by other users of the Site and Services, job vacancy advertisements and display advertising.
6.2 Where the Site and Services contain links to other sites and resources which are provided by third parties, these links and resources are provided for your information only and you access them at your own risk. We are not liable or responsible for the content of third party sites or resources.
- Our Liability
7.1. The material contained on the Site and in the Services is for information purposes only and does not constitute advice. You should carry out your own check in respect of any information on the Site and in the Services and use your own judgement before doing or not doing anything on the basis of what you see. Unless expressly stated in writing by us or required by law, we give no warranties of any kind in relation to the materials on the Site and in the Services.
7.2. We are not liable for:
7.2.1 any action you may take as a result of relying on any information/materials provided on the Site and in the Services or for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of you taking such action; or
7.2.2 any dealings you have with third parties (e.g. other users or advertisers) that take place using or facilitated by the Site and Services; or
7.2.3 any liability for losses which are not a foreseeable or likely consequence of (i) your use of the Site and Services, or (ii) a breach by us of these General Terms.
7.3 We are not responsible if you cannot use the Site and Services properly or at all because of any event outside our control (e.g. the performance of your or our internet service provider, your browser or the internet.)
7.4 The Site and Services rely in part on software to work. Whilst we monitor the Site and Services and try to fix bugs promptly, we do not guarantee that the Site and Services will be error free, available all the time and/or free from viruses.
7.5 Nothing in these General Terms affects any liability which we may have for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, fraud or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.
- Validity of these General Terms
If any part or provision of these General Terms is found to be unlawful or unenforceable, this shall not affect the validity of any other part or provision.
- Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
These General Terms are governed by English law. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim brought by you arising from, or related to, use of the Site and Services and these General Terms.
Collection of Personal Information
We collect personal information from you (for example, name, address, telephone number, email address etc) when you fill in registration forms, submit comments to the Site, participate in message boards, blogs or any other user generated content facilities or send emails to us. Please do not submit such personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect it.
Collection of Other Information
In addition to personal information, we may collect information about you automatically when you visit the Site.
The information collected by cookies and web beacons is not personally identifiable, it only includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the site and geographical location.
For detailed information about cookies and web beacons used on our site and how to opt out – please see our Cookies notice.
Further, we have also implemented Social Plugins from social networks like Facebook and Twitter so that you can share anything of interest to you with your friends and connections in social networks.
Use of Your Information
By using this Site, you agree that we may collect, hold, process and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with the Site services and developing our business which includes (without limitation):
- administer your account with us;
- personalising your visits to the Site to improve the services provided to you;
- connecting you to employers;
- identify visitors to the Site;
- carry out research on users’ demographics;
- enhancing your personal profile with information collected from publically available sources;
- informing you about the latest changes to the Site, products, services or promotional offers that you might find interesting provided that, you have indicated that you do not object to being contacted for these purposes;
- customer service and support;
- communicating (and personalising such communication) with you;
- enabling you to share our content with others e.g. using an ‘Email a friend’ or ‘Share this’ functionality;
- improve the layout and / or content of the pages of the Site and customise them for users;
- conducting market research;
- carrying out technical and statistical analysis to measure the performance of our services and the Site; and/or
- we may supply personal information about you to selected third parties so that they may contact you with information and offers which may be of interest to you.
You can tell us not to contact you with information regarding our products and services, by following the unsubscribe instructions on any communications sent to you. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us using the Contact Us page.
Sharing Your Information
At all times, we will ensure that your information is adequately protected. In accordance with the type of services you have registered for, requested, and the functionality you use, we will disclose your personal information for a prospective job.
We may disclose aggregate statistics about visitors to the Site in order to describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers, sponsors and other reputable third parties for other lawful purposes but these statistics will include no personally identifiable information.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and government or regulatory bodies’ lawful requests for information.
We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to relevant third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business.
Keeping Your Personal Information Secure
You should bear in mind that submission over the internet is never entirely secure and therefore security of any information submitted via the site whilst in transit cannot be guaranteed.
If you use a public or shared computer, after each user session, to help ensure others do not access your information it is advisable to close your browser.
Storage of your information
Information that you submit via the Site is sent to and stored on secure severs located in Europe
Information on the Site may be transferred by us to our other offices and / or third parties mentioned in the circumstances above (see Sharing Your information), which may be situated outside the European Economic Area. By using the Site, you consent to the transfer of your personal information outside of the European Economic Area (which may not provide the same protection for such information as the European Economic Area provides) in the event that the processing of your information involves such a transfer. Where the countries concerned do not have similar data protection laws we will take reasonable steps to ensure your privacy rights continue to be adequately protected.
The Site may, from time to time, contain links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such site.
Updating Your Preferences
You can opt out of receiving marketing communications by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the emails from us
Accessing Your Personal Information
If you wish to review or receive copies of the personal information we hold about you, change your marketing preferences or have any other privacy queries, please write to us using the Contact Us page. We may charge a small administration fee (not exceeding the maximum permitted by law in England) in relation to fulfilling a request for access to personal information.