Teacher Talent Pool Terms and Conditions
The present Terms apply to any kind of use of the job database and the related website from which the job database is accessed. Please read the Terms carefully before accepting them. By clicking 'I accept' when registering as a user, you agree to the following:
'As a user of the job database, you confirm and declare that you have read, understood and accepted the present Terms and that you will use the job database and the related website in accordance with these Terms'.
The Terms apply to everyone, regardless of the purpose of using the job database or the website. This means that the present Terms apply to all users of the site, who have accepted the Terms.
2. The job database
The job database and the related systems have been developed by and are owned by Sean Mulligan. Sean Mulligan is engaged in the development of systems intended for candidates and establishments to meet through the Internet. On the basis of CVs and job ads entered into a job database by candidates and establishments, respectively, Sean Mulligan facilitates contact between the parties by means of end-user to end-user technology. The use of this technology means that candidates and establishments are not matched manually. The system matches them electronically and automatically on the basis of the information entered by the parties.
3. Registration and password
When registering as a user of the job database, the user will be provided with an individual user name and a password, after which time the user's own data can only be accessed by means of the user name and the password. All users are responsible for keeping the user name and the password confidential. Users are also responsible for all use of the user profile, regardless of whether such use is authorised or not.
Users undertake to immediately inform the controller of any unauthorised use of their user name or password or the risk thereof.
4. Purpose of using the job database
The job database may only be used for lawful purposes by people looking for jobs and information on career opportunities and by establishments looking for employees.
Users of the job database undertake not to provide any incomplete, incorrect or inaccurate information that is not in agreement with their correct and truthful CV.
Users of the job database further accept that it is not allowed to post invitations to franchising, pyramid schemes, club memberships or events regarding distribution, representation agencies or other business opportunities requiring the payment of a lump sum, periodic payments, commission (without any significant fixed salary), or requiring recruitment of other members, sub-distributors, sub-agents and the like.
5. Rights to the job database and the related website
The content of the job database, including text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software etc. is protected by national and international law on copyright, trademark rights etc. All material belongs to the parties having provided such content, unless otherwise agreed or provided by law.
The compilation (i.e. collection and layout) of all content on the website is the property of Teacher Talent Pool Ltd and protected by national and international copyright law. Unauthorised use of such content may be in contravention of copyright and trademark law or other legislation. Users of the job database are obliged to keep all indications of copyright, trademarks, service marks or other proprietary marks in the original material in any copies lawfully made of such material.
6. Responsibility for the content of the job database and the related website
Users are responsible for their own information and the implications of posting it in the job database and on the website.
The controller is a passive channel for the online distribution and publication of the information provided by the users, and does not have an obligation to check the information and material posted on the website by the users. Consequently, there is no guarantee that the content of the website is correct.
The controller urges all users to be aware that this service may put them in contact with people or establishments that are not who they claim to be. Users accept any risk following from transactions with other users from the job database or the website.
In the event that the controller discovers that there is information in the job database or on the website which is not in agreement with the present Terms, the controller is entitled to delete such information without further notice.
This also applies to information or the like which may cause the controller to incur liability, or which may put the controller at risk of losing services from the suppliers.
By submitting content to a public or a non-public area of the website, the sender accepts that the controller is always entitled to use such content, including distributing, publishing and changing such content etc. free of charge, indeterminately and irrevocably. The sender of content warrants that he or she has the rights to all material posted on the website.
The job database and the website may contain links to other websites run by a third party. Such links are only included on the website as a service to the users of the job database, and their inclusion on the website does not imply that the controller has approved the content of the websites in question. All use of such links and browsing of the websites in question thus take place at the user's own risk.
7. Security instructions regarding the use of the job database and the related website
Users of the job database and the website are subject to the general law, including rules prohibiting the infringement of other people's rights.
The controller particularly highlights the following circumstances as being in contravention of the present Terms. It should be noted that the list below is not exhaustive and does not set aside the applicable law.
TUsers are not entitled to violate or attempt to violate the security of the website, e.g. by:
(a) gaining access to data not intended for the user and attempting to log on to a server or account to which the user is not authorised;
(b) attempting to investigate, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or a network or force the security and authorisation precautions taken without due authorisation;
(c) attempting to disrupt the service provided to any user or network, including by sending a virus to the website, overloading, 'flooding', 'spamming' or 'bombing' it or by causing the system to break down;
(d) using any device, software or routine to disrupt or attempt to disrupt the correct function of the website or any activity on the website;
(e) sending unsolicited e-mails, including advertising or advertisements for products or services;
(f) falsifying any TCP/IP package tag or any of the information in the start tag of any e-mail or any contribution to any newsgroup;
(g) deleting or changing material placed on the website by the controller or other users;
(h) using any type of machine, software, tool, agent or other device (such as browsers, search robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the website. Search machines or search agents available through the website or third-party web browsers which are generally available (e.g. Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Explorer) are exempted from the above prohibition. It is possible to have limited use of and access to our robot page called URL;
(i) attempting to decipher, decompile or undertake reverse translation or reverse engineering of the software included in or forming part of any part of the job database owned by Teacher Talent Pool Ltd,
(j) using the website to transfer, submit, store or destroy material in any way that would infringe the copyright or the title to trademarks, business secrets or other intellectual property rights belonging to a third party or the privacy, advertising rights or other personal rights of other people, or which is defamatory, obscene, threatening, rude or odious.
If a user has authorised access to a non-public section of the website, the user must not disclose his or her password to a third party, just as it must not be used for unauthorised purposes.
Infringement of these security rules or the law may result in civil or criminal liability. The controller will investigate incidences assumed to constitute a breach of the above security rules and may report such instances of breach to the police and the authorities.
8. Exclusion of liability
The controller can in no circumstances be held liable for damages in connection with any use of the job database or the website. The below provisions do not restrict this exclusion of liability, but are only examples of situations etc. for which the controller cannot be held liable.
The controller does not warrant that information published by users is truthful or correct, just as the controller does not endorse any views expressed by users. The user thus accepts that the use of material etc. published by users is at the user's own risk.
The user is solely responsible for content and any CV or other material placed in the job database or on the website.
It should be emphasized that the controller does not warrant that the establishments are in fact able to offer the applicants a job or that the candidates are able to fulfil a particular job function. The controller is thus not responsible for any part of employment contracts concluded on the basis of the job database or the website. The controller does not guarantee that the website will not malfunction or that the website and its server do not contain any virus or other harmful elements. In the event that equipment or data need to be serviced or replaced following the use of the website, including the material on the website, the controller is not liable to pay the costs incidental to such servicing or replacement.
The controller or other parties connected to the job database and/or the website cannot be held liable for any damage or loss resulting from the use or the inability to gain access to using the job database or the material on the website.
Users undertake to defend and indemnify the controller as well as their employees, board members and agents for any financial or other damage as well as for any claim, lawsuit or other demands, including reasonable legal and accounting costs, claimed in connection with or arising out of the use of the job database and/or the website, including a user's infringement of the present Terms. The controller must immediately inform the user of any such claim, lawsuit or any legal proceedings, and the controller must assist the user in the defence of any such claim, lawsuit other legal proceedings for the user's account.
All use of the website, including the job database, abroad is at the user's own risk, and the user is responsible for observing the rules and regulations in the country in question.
Users are not entitled to sell or transfer their rights or obligations under the present Agreement.
The present Agreement enters into force when the user clicks the 'I accept' button and it will continue to run as long as the user is registered as a user in the job database or until such time as new terms to replace the present Terms are issued.
The controller is entitled to cancel a user's registration at any time, including deleting the information registered, in the event that the user infringes the present Terms of if the controller is not able to verify or authenticate the information placed on the website by the user. In that case, the present Agreement between the user and the controller will lapse.
In the event of disputes regarding a user's use of the job database or the website, such disputes are to be settled in accordance with the rules of the Data Protection Act 1998 at County Court.
The fixed fee payable by the Client to Teacher Talent Pool for the introduction of a Candidate who subsequently accepts an appointment is as shown at www.teachertalentpool.co.uk. The Client must notify Teacher Talent Pool immediately they appoint a candidate whom Teacher Talent Pool has introduced. The introduction fee must be paid within 7 days of the date of invoice. If the candidate's appointment comes to an end for whatever reason within the first school term of employment, providing the Client notifies Teacher Talent Pool in writing, a free replacement will be provided.
Teacher Talent Pool reserves the right to change the fee at any time and without notice.