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Career Connect Website Terms of Use The Career Connect Partnership ("Career Connect") provides its services on this website subject to the following Terms of Use ("TOU"). This TOU document may be updated from time to time without notice and you should therefore review this document periodically at http://www.careerconnect.org.uk

1. Career Connect is not responsible for inaccurate or misleading content on any external site linked directly or indirectly to the Career Connect site. Consequently, Career Connect shall not be liable for any claims for loss or damages as a result of information or other goods or services offered on other sites. Career Connect urges you to use discretion while browsing the Internet and using its services. Career Connect cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy, copyright or data protection compliance or legality of any information or other content found on sites other than the Career Connect site. Career Connect does not endorse any sites on the Internet linked directly or indirectly to the Career Connect site(s). Career Connect provides such links purely for convenience and Career Connect is not responsible for any content, products, services or other materials available from linked sites.

Career Connect respects your rights and those of its users. We reserve the right to refuse to post, display or otherwise transmit or remove any materials which would violate a person’s privacy or constitute an offence under the law or be in breach of any other Career Connect policy or regulation. However, Career Connect is not obliged to monitor every transaction made on its servers or to edit, delete or refuse to transmit data on its site or servers. Career Connect reserves the right to bar, any user who acts in violation of Career Connect’s policies, Terms of Use or who acts in violation of the law or other applicable regulation.

2. Privacy Policy

Career Connect values and protects the information you provide to us. Career Connect is registered under the Data Protection Act (1998) and undertakes to comply with all applicable UK data protection legislation currently in force. This policy outlines what information we collect and how this is used by Career Connect. This policy is only applicable to information you provide to Career Connect, not to the practices of other companies not owned or controlled by Career Connect. When dealing with such organisations you should take care to read their own privacy statements and terms of use documents.

3. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, officers, agents or partners harmless from and against any direct or indirect loss or damage (including consequential loss and loss of profits, goodwill or business opportunities arising from any third party claim in relation to any content you upload, post or e-mail on our through our chat areas or our site, your use of the chat areas and our site, or your breach of the provisions of these rules.

4. Sanctions

4.1. As soon as we are made aware of activities that breach these terms of use, prompt action will be taken. If you witness such breaches on this site please notify the webteam immediately at: webmaster@careerconnect.org.uk.

4.2. On being made aware of any such breaches we may ban, delete or prohibit any content that relates to those breaches or that we judge harmful to individuals or the rights of Career Connect Partnership Limited, or any of our affiliates, licensers or partners.

4.3. We reserve the right to take whatever action we deem necessary to prevent such breaches including the following:

4.3.1. Breaches we deem minor may result simply in receipt of a warning from the Career Connect Partnership Limited; or

4.3.2. Breaches we deem serious may result in your automatic ban from our chat room and our site generally. All incidents will be logged and our decision is final in all such cases.

4.4. Any breaches may lead to us reporting your activities to your internet service provider, your employer, relevant authorities, or to legal action being taken against you, or both.

4.5. In addition we may at any time move, modify or remove any content or take further legal action as a result of breaches or suspected breaches or these rules, our privacy policy, any applicable laws or regulations or where our rights or third party rights are threatened or infringed.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed by your web browser on your computer’s hard disk drive and can be used to provide further information about the user’s hardware, your personal site preferences and the current user session. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. The Career Connect site requires cookies to be enabled. Therefore, as a TOU Career Connect may set and access cookies on your computer’s hard drive. Career Connect cookies are not accessible to third parties and we will not disclose the information contained within them.

We use cookies on our website for a variety of reasons, to improve the facilities we provide for you. This includes registration for building your CV, obtaining notifications regarding vacancies and careers software. The cookies we use do not store personally identifiable information nor can they harm your computer. We want our website to be informative, personal, and as user friendly as possible and cookies help us to achieve that goal.

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies and other technologies as set out in this policy. We appreciate some users may like more individual control over their visit to our website and can adjust their settings accordingly. If you do not agree to such use, please refrain from using the website.

Log Files

The log files used for the Career Connect site record the URLs of visited pages, browser type and other hardware/software details for our users. This information is not personally identifiable and is used purely for tracking generalised user movement, in site administration and for collating demographic data.

We do not represent or warrant that access to the Career Connect site, or any part of it will be uninterrupted, reliable or fault free.

We reserve the right in our sole discretion to deny users access to the Career Connect site or any part of it without notice, and to decline to provide the service to any user that is in breach of these terms and conditions of use. By using the site you agree to adhere to all applicable laws, treatises and regulations, whether local, national, European or international. Additionally you agree to not use the Career Connect service to:

i. Use information or resources (e.g. e-mail) from this site to send ‘spam’ or other unsolicited messages

ii. Collate and/or assemble data regarding other users, including email addresses or other personal information without their consent

iii. Issue via email, forum, chat or other mechanism unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, tortuous, defamatory, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable material of any kind

iv. Breach the copyright of any creative or intellectual work. You must not send or store information which you do not own the copyright for or otherwise have a licence to use

v. Transmit any material containing software viruses or other harmful computer code, files or programs such as Trojan horses, worms, timebots or other malicious code vi. Interfere with or disrupt servers or networks connected to the Career Connect service or violate the regulations, policies and procedures of this network

vii. Attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Career Connect service user accounts or computer networks connected to the Career Connect site by any means

viii. Harass or otherwise interfere with any other user’s use of the Career Connect site

ix. Make unlawful or inappropriate contact with minors; all forum and chat rooms on this site are monitored

x. Impersonate any person or otherwise misrepresent yourself or your association with a person or entity

While Career Connect is not obligated to monitor the service and/or content or individual usage it reserves the right to monitor, review, retain and/or disclose any information which may be necessary to comply with any regulation, legal process, investigation or governmental request.

Copyright

All rights in the design, text, graphics and other material on our site and the selection and arrangement thereof are the copyright of Career Connect or other third parties. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print in hard copy portions of this site solely in connection with the acquisition of goods or services through the site. Any other use of materials on our site (including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above and alteration, modification, distribution, or republication) without prior permission is strictly prohibited.

Variation

We reserve the right at any time without notice to revise the content of our site (including the services offered by us) and these terms of use. Any changes to these terms of use will be posted on our site and by continuing to use our site following any such change you will signify that you agree to be bound by the revised terms and conditions of use.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Career Connect makes no representation, warranty or guarantee as to the reliability, timeliness, quality, suitability, truth, availability, accuracy or completeness of the service or any content. Career Connect does not represent or warrant that:

i. The use of the site will be timely, uninterrupted or error free or operate in combination with any other hardware, software, system or data

ii. The site will meet all of your requirements or expectations

iii. Errors or defects will be corrected

iv. The service or the server(s) that make the service available are free of viruses and other harmful components We shall not be liable to you for any breach of these terms of use or any failure to provide or delay in providing our services through our site resulting from any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, with limitation, strikes, lockouts and other industrial disputes, breakdown of systems or network access, fire, explosion or accident.

This TOU constitutes the entire agreement between you and Career Connect and it governs your use of the site. The TOU is governed by the laws of England and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Any failure by Career Connect to exercise or enforce the rights and provisions of the TOU does not constitute a waiver of rights or provision.

Please report any violations of this TOU to webmaster@careerconnect.org.uk

Career Connect Partnership Ltd

(Company No. 04233289) (Charity No 1141077)

Strand House,
21, Strand Street
Liverpool
L1 8LT





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