Skillsdirect - Terms & Conditions
The use of the Skillsdirect website is subject to the following terms and conditions, which you are deemed to accept each time you use the website.
‘We’, ‘Our’ and ‘Us’ refers to Skillsdirect, and ‘You’ and ‘Your’ refer to the person firm company or organisation browsing and/or using this website.
Continuity of this service
We endeavour maintain the standard of this website its continuity, however, the internet is not an completely stable medium; errors, omissions and interruptions of service may occur at any time. We do not accept any liability arising from any such errors, omissions and interruptions or any ongoing obligation or responsibility to operate this website (or any particular part of it) or to provide the service offered on this website. The specification of this site may vary from time to time without notice.
Information on this site
We make every effort to ensure that the information on this site is accurate and complete, however, some information is provided by third parties and we do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in any of the information on this site. Nor do we accept any liability in respect of information on this site supplied by site user or any other person.
Where there are automatic links to other sites we do not accept any responsibility for or liability in respect of the content of those sites. Using automatic links to gain access to such sites is entirely at your own risk.
Using this site
This site may only be used for lawful purposes in order to seek employment or or when recruiting staff. There are no circumstances where you may seek to undermine the security of the site or to misuse any information submitted to or available through it. Without limitation, you must not seek to access, alter or delete any information to which you do not have authorised access, nor may you endeavour to overload the system via spamming or flooding, take any action or use any device, routine or software to crash, delay, damage or otherwise interfere with the operation of this site or attempt to decipher, disassemble or modify any of the software, coding or information comprising the Site.
You are solely responsible for any information that you submit on this site. You are responsible for ensuring that all information supplied by you is true, accurate, up-to-date and not misleading or likely to mislead or deceive and that it is not discriminatory, obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal, unlawful or in breach of any applicable legislation, regulations, guidelines or codes of practice or the copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property rights of any person in any jurisdiction.
You are also responsible for ensuring that all information, data and files submitted to this site by you are free of viruses or other routines or engines that may damage or interfere with any system or data prior to being submitted to this site. We reserve the right to remove any information supplied by you from the website at our sole discretion, at any time and for any reason and without explanation.
Information supplied by you
The information supplied by you (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) is solely to aid the recruitment process and associated administrative functions. This involves the processing and storing of information (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) and passing or making available online such information to prospective employers/candidates. This includes information about vacancies and placements, which will be provided to the relevant interested parties and may be posted directly onto the website.
Third parties may be contracted to assist in the processing your information as part of the recruitment process. We may aggregate data from the information supplied by you to assist in improving our service in the future. We may also share aggregate information with selected third parties, however, individual names or identifying information, will not be provided in this instance. You consent to us using information provided by you (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) in each of these ways.
Personal information comprising your CV may be accessed through the Skillsdirect website database by third parties outside the Economic European Area (EEA). If you apply for a vacancy where the employer is based outside the EEA and have registered on this website you consent to the transfer of your information outside the EEA.
In order to register on Skillsdirect and to log in when you visit the site, you will need a user name and password. You are solely responsible for the security and proper use of your password. This should be kept confidential at all times and not disclosed to any other person. You undertake to notify us immediately if you believe that your password is known to someone else or if it may be used in by an unauthorised person. We accept no liability for any unauthorised or improper use or the disclosure of any password to a third party.
The rights relating to material on this site are protected by international copyright, software and trademark laws. By registering on the site you agree to use this site in a way which does not infringe these rights. You may copy material on this site for your own private or domestic purposes, but may not make copies of any information for any commercial or business use.
Your registration and/or access to the site or any part of it (including any services, goods or information available on or through the site) may be removed or suspended at any time at our absolute discretion and without any explanation or notification.
We do not accept liability for any loss (whether direct or indirect, for loss of business, revenue or profits, wasted expenditure, corruption or destruction of data or for any other indirect or consequential loss whatsoever) arising from your use of the site. Any such liability, whether in contract, tort (including for negligence) or otherwise is hereby excluded, along with all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and your use of it to the maximum extent permitted by law.
You agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified against all costs, expenses, claims, losses, liabilities or proceedings arising from use or misuse by you of this site.
You must notify us immediately if anyone makes or threatens to make any claim against you relating to your use of this site.
Law and jurisdiction
The use of this website and any agreements entered into through this website will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. The courts of England are designated 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.
Some of the goods or services offered through this website may not be lawful or may otherwise not be permitted in certain countries outside the United Kingdom. If you attempt to order, receive, purchase or otherwise benefit from any such goods or services, we do not accept any liability for any losses suffered by you in using this website. Other than those you would have experienced had you been accessing this website as a United Kingdom resident (including as a result of us being prevented from dealing with any application or enquiry by any law, regulation or other ruling applicable in any country).
Changes to terms, conditions and validity
These website terms and conditions may be changed by us at any time. You will be deemed to accept the terms and conditions (as amended) whenever you next use this site following any amendment.
If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect.