This page details the 'Terms and Conditions" which apply to your use of this web site, a web site owned and operated by the Spring Group plc which processes data for its wholly owned subsidiaries, referred to as "Spring", "We", "Our" or "Us" (together or separately, as appropriate).
Your attention has been drawn to these Terms and Condition. By using this web site you are deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions. If you do not want to be bound by these Terms and Conditions then do not use, access or submit materials to this web site.
These Terms and Conditions were last updated in November 2007.
We reserve the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time, such modifications becoming effective immediately upon posting the updated Terms and Conditions here. By continuing to use, access or submit materials to this web site following any such notice you will be deemed to have accepted the revised Terms and Conditions.
Who may use Spring’s Web Site
The Spring web site is intended for use by EC resident individuals over the age of 18 and UK incorporated organisations only. If you choose to use this web site you do so at your own risk. Your notice is drawn to the fact that this web site is subject to English law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts apart from enforcement actions, where jurisdiction is non-exclusive.
Submission of Materials By submitting materials such as personal data, career and job preference information, CV's to us or sending postings to Bulletin Boards or using Live Chat, you automatically guarantee, represent and warrant that:
You are the owner of any copyright, proprietary rights or intellectual property rights, or that you have obtained express permission from the owner of such rights to distribute such information world-wide;
- Any personal data provided is complete, true and accurate and that you have only provided such information about yourself and have not registered details of any other person. You agree to notify us immediately of any changes to such information.
- You are not breaching any duty of confidentiality to any third party.
- You irrevocably waive all moral rights in any materials submitted.
- We reserve the right at our sole discretion to remove any Materials you submit to this web site should we believe they are in breach of these Terms and Conditions or any applicable law or right of any third party.
Ownership of Intellectual Property
All copyright and other intellectual property rights in the design and contents (including materials) of this web site are reserved to Spring Group plc and its licensors.
Your use of such intellectual property is subject to the section below 'your use of web site materials'. Under International Treaty and English Law any unauthorised use of the design and contents of this web site will infringe the rights of Spring Group plc and its licensors.
Your Use of Web Site Materials
You may view, download or print a single copy of the content/materials appearing on the Spring web site solely for your own personal, non-commercial use. If you are acting on behalf of an organisation that is registered with Spring you may view, download or print such copies of materials appearing on the Spring website solely for one of the following purposes:
- seeking a permanent job; or
- seeking assignment contracts; or
- seeking career or skill specific information for your company.
You must retain all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices on any copy of materials that you make. The content/materials may be used solely for the above described purposes and may not otherwise be reproduced or used for any other purposes.
Your use of the Spring web site and Spring location
You agree not to:
- send unsolicited commercial e-mail or "spam" to any Spring e-mail address or user of the Spring web site or otherwise abuse any part of the Spring.com web site or any other network;
- attempt to probe, scan, test the vulnerability, or breach the security measures of Spring or other like systems and networks;
- obtain access, through whatever means, to restricted areas of the Spring web site.
- disclose or share your Spring password with any third parties; access any materials not intended for you by logging into the Spring web site on another users account or otherwise; • threaten, harass, stalk, abuse, disrupt or otherwise violate the rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of others, including the commission of any offence under the Prevention of Harassment Act 1997 or similar legislation;
- reverse engineer any downloaded software unless specifically authorised by the owner of the copyright and other intellectual property rights in such software.
You agree that you will maintain as confidential all information of a confidential or commercially sensitive nature that you may receive from our clients or from Spring and use the same solely for assessing the suitability of a job or an assignment for you or your company.
Warranties and Disclaimers
You are reminded that the internet environment is not a secure environment. We disclaim any liability to you for any interception or other misuse of such data, whether or not Our secure method is used.
Both Spring and its clients post job opportunities on the Spring web site. Spring makes every reasonable effort to vet and manage its clients, however, Spring do not take any responsibility or liability for the content of any job opportunities posted on the Spring web site by its clients or any other third party.
SPRING DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEB SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE WEB SITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES, MALICIOUS SOFTWARE OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.
WE DO NOT GUARANTEE TO MAINTAIN OUR WEB SERVICES CONTINUOUSLY AND WITHOUT INTERRUPTIONS AND FAULTS AND MAY ALSO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND AVAILABILITY OF WEB SERVICES IN ORDER TO UPGRADE, REPAIR OR MAINTAIN ANY ASPECTS OF THE TECHNOLOGICAL INFRASTRUCTURE. WE WILL USE ALL REASONABLE ENDEAVOURS TO CARRY OUT ANY SUCH REPAIR OR MAINTENANCE WORK WITH MINIMUM DISRUPTION TO WEB SERVICES.
THE SPRING WEB SITE AND ANY CONTENT AND MATERIALS THEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT, MATERIAL, SERVICES OR SOFTWARE, OF SPRING.
IN NO EVENT SHALL SPRING BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEB SITE AND MATERIALS, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
You warrant that any data or other computer-encoded information you transmit to Us shall be tested with up-to-date industry standard virus checking software before you start the transmission. You warrant that your use of this web site shall only be for lawful purposes and that you will not breach the intellectual property rights of any person and that you shall not allow any third party to use the web site in breach of these Terms and Conditions. You shall indemnify and hold harmless Spring against all claims, losses, liabilities, costs, damages and expenses incurred by Spring by reason of any breach of your obligations as contained in these Terms and Conditions.
Links to Other Sites
The Spring web site contains links to third party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Us of the contents on such web sites. We are not responsible for the content of such web sites. We do not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such web sites. If you decide to access linked third party web sites, you do so at your own risk.
We shall be entitled to terminate forthwith your use of Spring’s services if you breach any of these Terms and Conditions.
Neither We nor you shall be liable to the other for failure to fulfil obligations hereunder to the extent that this failure results from any cause beyond Our/your reasonable control.
Neither We nor you shall, without the prior written consent of the other (which shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed): furnish the name of the other as a reference; or utilise the name of the other for publicity purposes.
Notices may be delivered by hand or sent by registered or recorded post to you at your personal mailing address or registered postal address (as appropriate) and to Us at Spring Group plc Hazlitt House, 4 Bouverie Street London EC4Y 8AX. Notices shall be deemed served on the date of delivery (if delivered by hand) or four calendar days after posting (if posted).
The waiver or granting of time to remedy a breach of any these Terms and Conditions shall not in any way prejudice or affect the subsequent enforcement of such terms and shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law, and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts (except for enforcement actions where jurisdiction shall be non-exclusive).
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall create a partnership, joint venture or the relationship of principal and agent or employer and employee between the parties.
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