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Recruitment website terms and conditions

This document has been created for recruitment websites. The terms and conditions make a number of assumptions about the fuctionality of the website: that recruiters will pay for access to services (or at least some of the services); and that service will be free for jobseekers. However, the terms and conditions do not make many assumptions about the nature of the services that recruiters will pay for. This document does not take specific account of the rules relating to "employment agencies" in the the Employment Agencies Act 1973 and the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. If your business may constitute an employment agency, you should not use this document without taking legal advice.

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Recruitment website terms and conditions contents

  1. Introduction: document governs website use; consent to website document: implied; consent to website terms and conditions: express; website user minimum age; cookie consent.
  2. Copyright notice: UCC copyright notice; ownership of rights in website.
  3. Licence to use website: licence to use website; no downloading; website use: permitted purposes; no modification of website content; limitations on licence to use website; redistributable content; restriction of access to website.
  4. Acceptable use: acceptable use: prohibitions; veracity of information supplied.
  5. Use on behalf of organisation: use on behalf of another.
  6. Jobseeker registration and accounts: provisions apply to jobseekers; account eligibility (private individuals); account registration process.
  7. Recruiter registration and accounts: provisions apply to recruiters; account eligibility (businesses); account registration process; account fees; paid-for account period.
  8. User login details: provision of login details; user ID rules and impersonation; password to be kept confidential; notify on disclosure of password; responsibility for password loss.
  9. Cancellation and suspension of account: rights of operator over account with paid services; cancellation of website account with paid services by user.
  10. Jobseeker services: jobseeker services; jobseekers' relationships with recruiters; jobseeker information; CVs as your content.
  11. Recruiter services: recruiter services; advertisements as user content; recruiters' relationships with jobseekers; posting job advertisements; use of jobseeker database; recruiter services warranty; recruiter warranty exceptions.
  12. Fees: fees specified on website; amounts inclusive or exclusive of VAT; payment of fees; variation of fees; disputed payments; unjustified charge-backs; unpaid fees: withdrawal of services; right of set off.
  13. Your content: licence: definition of user content; licence of user content; sub-licensing of user content; right to bring proceedings in respect of user content; waiver of moral rights in user content; user may edit own content; delete etc user content on breach.
  14. Your content: rules: user content warranty; no unlawful user content; user content rules; civility and user content; hyperlinking and user content; previous complaints and user content.
  15. Report abuse: request to report abuse; how to report abuse.
  16. Limited warranties: no warranties for information; right to discontinue website publication; no implied warranties or representations relating to website.
  17. Limitations and exclusions of liability: caveats to limits of liability; interpretation of limits of liability; no liablity for free information or services; no liability for force majeure; no liability for business losses; no liability for loss of data or software; no liability for consequential loss; no personal liability; liability cap upon services contract.
  18. Indemnity: indemnity from website users.
  19. Breaches of these
    terms and conditions
    :
    consequences of breach; non circumvention of measures upon breach.
  20. Third party websites: third party websites: hyperlinks not recommendations; third party websites: no control or liability.
  21. Trade marks: website operator's trade marks; third party trade marks on website.
  22. Variation: document may be revised; variation of website document: unregistered users; variation of website document: registered users.
  23. Assignment: assignment by first party; assignment by second party.
  24. Severability: severability of whole; severability of parts.
  25. Third party rights: third party rights: benefit; third party rights: exercise of rights.
  26. Entire agreement: entire agreement - use of website.
  27. Law and jurisdiction: governing law; jurisdiction.
  28. Employment agency providing introductions: acting as employment agency for jobseekers; acting as employment agency for employers.
  29. Statutory and regulatory disclosures: ecommerce regulations order process information; copy of document not filed; language of document; ecommerce regulations: trade register; ecommerce regulations: authorisation scheme; ecommerce regulations: professionals; ecommerce regulations: code of conduct; value added tax number; link to ODR website; name and URL of ADR provider.
  30. Our details: website operator name; company registration details; place of business; contact information.
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