Welcome to the NIJobs.com website, being the website "www.NIJobs.com"
and any other web page containing that domain name (the "Website"), which is
operated by NIJobs.com Limited (a company incorporated in Northern Ireland with
company registration number NI38474 and a registered office at 3rd Floor, Rose
House, 2 Derryvolgie Avenue, Belfast, BT9 6FL) (the "Company", "we", "us" or "our").
of Use shall apply to the use of the Website by any visitor, jobseeker,
recruiter, registered user or unregistered user of the Website (each a "user",
"you" or "your") as follows:
1.1.1 If you are a visitor, jobseeker, recruiter, registered user or unregistered
user of the Website other than a Contract User or an Ecommerce User,
them comprises your Agreement with us and the term Agreement shall
agreement with us, which comprises, in the following order of priority in
the event of a conflict:
1.1.3 If you are an Ecommerce User, the Ecommerce Terms (as defined and
set out in Section 11 of this Agreement) form part of your agreement with
us which comprises, in the following order of priority in the event of a
1.2 Use of or access to the Website is subject to and constitutes your
acceptance of the Agreement which take effect on the earlier of: (a) the date
which you first access the Website, or, (b) if you are a Contract User or an
Ecommerce User, when you sign a Contract Form or when you submit
payment of a Fee on the Website in respect of a request for Ecommerce
1.3 When you access or use our Website you conclude a legally binding
agreement, comprising the Agreement.
Services or Products) at any time with or without notice to you. Users are
responsible for regularly reviewing the Website to receive such changes.
Your continued use of the Website, and the Website Services after changes
are posted constitutes your acceptance of the Agreement, including the
in your Agreement with us, we will provide you with 30 days’ notice of the
change(s) we intend to make. If upon the expiry of 30 days following our
provision of this notice we do not receive a written response from you
indicating that you do not agree to the proposed change(s), the change will
have effect from the date notified by us.
1.6 We may terminate your registration and/or deny you access to the Website
or any part of it (including any services, products or information available on
or through the Website) at any time in our absolute discretion.
1.7 This Agreement constitutes the whole agreement between us and you and
supersedes and terminates any previous arrangement, understanding or
agreement between us and you relating to the Website and any of our
Website Services including our Products. You acknowledge that you do not
rely on any statement, representation, assurance or warranty of any person
(whether a party to this agreement or not) other than as expressly set out
in your Agreement with us.
1.8 No one other than a party to the Agreement shall have any right to enforce
any of its provisions, except that Saongroup Limited expressly reserves its
right to enforce the Agreement as parent of the Company.
2.1 We may update our Website from time to time, and may change any
information or material (including designs, text, graphics, logos, images and
related content), presentation, layout or functionality of the Website whether
written, published, shared or otherwise appearing on the Website in respect
of any of the Website Services, and for the avoidance of doubt this shall
include any and all information or material contained in any advertisements,
CVs or User Content appearing on the Website, (the "Content") at any time.
However, please note that any of the Content on our Website may be out of
date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do
not guarantee that our Website, or any Content on it, will be free from errors
2.2 We make services available to users on the Website from time to time,
including the ability to create, publish and manage written advertisements
for jobs, register CVs with us to appear on the Website, contact other users
of the Website in response to advertisements published on the Website,
search the Website for advertisements, and create and/or respond to profiles
of employers (both user and non-user employers) (each an "Employer"),
feedback, reviews, ratings or other information relating to any Employer
(including an Employer's recruitment process, salaries, organisation,
business, performance, competitiveness, and employee satisfaction)
whether created by a user who is not an Employer, or created by an
Employer in connection with such content ("User Content"), including the
collation of User Content for data analysis, quality control, and to provide
better search results for both jobseekers and Employers (the "Website
Services"). For the purpose of performing the Website Services, the
Company may cooperate with media partners and host the Website, or parts
thereof, at further websites and/or on third party hardware.
2.3 The names, images and logos identifying the Company or third parties and
their products and services are proprietary marks of the Company and/or
third parties, and may only be used by users when using the Website in the
ordinary course. We may use Employer-user names, logos and marks for
the purpose of the provision of the Website Services to you and in connection
with the management, use and provision of the Content, including the User
2.4 We have no obligation to monitor or moderate any user's activity or use of
our Website and/or the Website Services, however we retain the right at all
times to monitor, retain and disclose any information as necessary to satisfy
any Applicable Laws.
2.5 Without any admission of liability, we may from time to time assess any
possible risks for users from third parties when they use the Website and/or
Website Services and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate
to use moderation (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of
those risks. We may appoint certain users of the Website or third parties to
act as moderators.
3.1 We may provide links and pointers to websites or other resources maintained
by third parties from our Website. Such websites are not under our control
and we are not responsible for the contents (including the accuracy, legality
or decency) of any such website or any link contained in such a website. We
are providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of
any link does not imply endorsement by us of the linked website. We are
not responsible for the copyright compliance of any linked website. We will
not be liable for any damages or loss arising in any way out of or in connection
with or incidental to any information or third party service provided by any
third party and you acknowledge that the use of any third party website or
resource is governed by the terms and conditions of use applicable to such
website or resource.
4.1.1 If any of the Website Services require you to register with us, you must
complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete
and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form.
You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your
password and account and you are entirely responsible for any and all
activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify us
immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of
4.1.2 You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the
permission of the account holder.
4.2.1 We are committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please refer to
4.3.1 You may only create and publish User Content for purposes that are
consistent with the Agreement and that are not illegal or otherwise breach
Applicable Laws. You may not create any User Content that contains
confidential or proprietary information, intellectual property, personal data
relating to third parties (including an individual’s name or other information
which identifies a living individual) or trade secrets, or which breaches
your employment agreement.
4.4.1 By submitting User Content you hereby grant to us and our licensees a
worldwide, unrestricted, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive,
transferable and royalty-free licence to use, copy, make, reproduce,
display, perform, distribute, sub-licence, sell, delete, edit, prepare
derivative works from, analyse and otherwise exploit the User Content
for the purposes of managing our Website, providing the Website
Services and operation of our businesses (including by compiling it
together with other User Content and anonymising it to perform statistical
analysis for comparison or benchmarking purposes) to the extent
permitted by Applicable Laws.
4.4.2 You acknowledge that we are owner of the intellectual property rights in
the Content (whether jointly or solely) and that our prior written
permission is required for any such use or removal of the Content. Your
use of the Content does not give you any proprietary rights in the Content.
4.5.1 By submitting User Content to this Website you acknowledge that any
use, display, copying or reproduction that you make of a company trade
mark or logo or inclusion of Employer or third party text or other content
(including by hyperlink text) constitutes use of third party intellectual
property rights and you agree that you are wholly responsible for ensuring
that your User Content is permitted.
4.5.2 If you have a clarification, feedback or a complaint regarding the accuracy
of specific User Content, you may tell us about it by using the Report
functionality beside the specific User Content on the Website.
4.6.1 The results of your Employer reviews created by your User Content may,
for example, be shown as star ratings for that Employer as part of all
Website Services. You acknowledge that your ratings created from User
Content are generated as an automated processing of User Content that
represents users' purported experiences, and do not represent our
endorsement or view of the Employer.
4.7.1 You may only use the Website and/or the Website Services for lawful
purposes and in accordance with Applicable Laws when seeking
employment or help with your career, or when recruiting staff. You must
not under any circumstances seek to undermine the security of the
Website or any information submitted to or available through it. In
particular, but without limitation, you must not seek to access, alter or
delete any information on the Website to which you do not have
authorised access, seek to overload the Website 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 the
Website or attempt to decipher, disassemble or modify any of the
software, coding or information comprised in the Website. You are also
responsible for ensuring that all information, data and files are free of
viruses or other routines or engines that may damage or interfere with
any system or data prior to being submitted to the Website.
4.7.2 You are prohibited from using the Website and/or Website Services in
any manner deemed to be in competition with our business activities (as
determined by us at our sole discretion).
4.7.3 You are prohibited from using or removing any Content from the Website
by any means for any purposes deemed to be in competition with our
business activities (as determined by us at our sole discretion).
4.7.4 We reserve the right to remove any information including any Content
supplied by you from the Website at our sole discretion, at any time and
for any reason without notice or any explanation. You hereby indemnify the
Company for any loss, expense or damage incurred by the Company
as a result of your actions or omissions in connection with your use of
the Website, information placed by you on the Website, the use that you
make of the Content provided through the Website, including the uses
described in this section 4.7, or otherwise in connection with this
5.1 We do not warrant that the Website will be available on an uninterrupted
basis, and we accept no liability in respect of losses or damages arising out
of any unavailability of the Website.
5.2 We will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone
else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge.
However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by us or another party
due to someone else using your account or password as a result of your
negligence or breach of this Agreement.
5.3 In no event will the Company be liable for any losses or damages including
indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of
use, data, or profits, whether in action of contract
or negligence, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website,
including arising out of changes made to the Content of the Website by any
third party. Your access to and use of the Website and Content is at your
5.4 You acknowledge that by accessing the Website, you may come into contact
with Content that you find harmful, offensive, threatening, indecent or
objectionable and you acknowledge that the Company shall have no liability
to you for any User Content including explicit language and other potentially
5.5 The Company does not endorse and is not responsible for any opinion,
advice, information, or statement contained in the User Content. To the
fullest extent permitted by law, the Company shall under no circumstances be
liable for any use, misuse of or reliance upon, any User Content, for any
direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or punitive, and whether
arising from use, misuse or reliance upon the User Content, from damage
caused by information contained in the User Content or to damages incurred
by reason of use of any links provided within the User Content. We expressly
exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of the
Website and/or Website Services by a user in contravention of our
Agreement, whether the Website and/or Website Services are moderated
or not. Any action that we might take in respect of a user or regarding
Content, for example, deletion, editing or declining to publish, is neither an
admission of liability on our part nor an indication of the breach or otherwise
of any standard, Applicable Laws or term by a user. Where we do moderate
the Website and/or Website Services, we will normally provide you with a
means of contacting the moderator or an administrator, should a concern or
5.6 In accessing this Website you acknowledge that the Company is not liable
for the misuse, alleged or otherwise, of third party intellectual property rights
by users of this Website who create User Content.
6.1 This Agreement, and any issue connected with it, including non-contractual
disputes or claims, are governed by and construed in accordance with
Northern Irish law. The courts of Northern Ireland have exclusive jurisdiction
to settle any dispute arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website
or this Agreement.
6.2 If any provision of the Agreement 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.
6.3 Employment agencies and employment businesses which advertise on the
Company's website must, to the satisfaction of the Department for
Employment and Learning, comply with all provisions of the Employment
(Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1981, and the Conduct
of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations
(Northern Ireland) 2005 ("the Conduct Regulations"). For further information
7.1 The following rules are in place to protect the quality of the Content on the
Website. The maintenance of quality Content seeks to ensure that
jobseekers can find the positions most relevant to their requirements quickly
and easily and that Contract Users and Ecommerce Users receive relevant
7.2 These rules are intended to make the Website easier to use, thus attracting
more jobseekers to apply for your jobs.
7.3 By enforcing these rules, we provide a level playing field for all Contract Users and Ecommerce
Users using the Website Services while at the same
time increasing the long term benefits you will reap from your subscription with
Failure to adhere to these rules may result in action being taken by the
Company, up to and including termination of our Agreement with you.
The following is a list of our products which we may change from time to
time. Please check this page if you wish to understand the functionality of
any of our products on any given date.
8.1.1 Job Ad
8.1.3 Job Credit
8.1.5 Highlight Job
8.1.6 Promoted Job"
8.1.7 Job Alert
8.1.8 Performance Boost
8.1.9 Sponsored Job Alert
8.1.10 HTML Mailer
8.1.11 We're Hiring
8.1.12 Display Advertising
8.1.13 NIJobs.com CV Database
Any words following the terms including, include, in particular, for
example or any similar expression shall be construed as illustrative and shall
not limit the sense of the words, description, definition, phrase or term
preceding those terms.
has the meaning given in section 1;
all applicable laws, statutes, regulations, codes and requirements from time to time in force, including without limitation the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996, all relevant equality legislation including without limitation, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (as amended), the Sex Discrimination (NI) Order 1976 (as amended), the Fair Employment and Treatment Order (Northern Ireland) Order 1996, the Race Relations (NI) Order 1997, the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003, the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 and any applicable data protection laws, including without limitation the Data Protection Act 1998;
has the meaning given in section 2.1;
has the meaning given on the form with the same title;
any person or entity who signs a Contract Form with the Company;
has the meaning given in the Ecommerce Terms;
has the meaning given in section 2.2;
"user", "you" and "your"
has the meaning given in section 2.2.
has the meaning given in section 2.2; and
Terms and Conditions
means the terms and conditions attached to the Contract Form, and which are defined therein as the Terms and Conditions.
10.1 The terms and conditions in this section (the "Ecommerce Terms") form
Services (as defined below) which are requested by an Ecommerce User.
The Ecommerce Terms will apply for the duration of the Ecommerce Term,
10.2 Ecommerce Users (as defined below) are business customers that purchase
exclusively online from the Company, Ecommerce Services comprising
Products that last for the Ecommerce Term.
10.3 Where there is a conflict between the Ecommerce Terms and the Terms of
10.4.1 Where an Ecommerce User submits payment of a Fee on the Website
in respect of a request for Ecommerce Services, that User enters a
binding Agreement with the Company, for the duration of the Ecommerce
10.4.2 The Fee shall be paid by the Ecommerce User using an accepted
payments card through the online portal for Ecommerce Services
available on the Website. The Fee must be paid in full and in advance of
the commencement of the Ecommerce Services.
10.5.1 The Ecommerce User undertakes to provide complete and accurate
information in any request for Ecommerce Services, including in relation
to any Ecommerce User requirements and any Job Specification. The
Ecommerce User shall be responsible for any information placed on the
Website pursuant to Ecommerce Services provided by the Company to
that Ecommerce User. The Ecommerce User shall indemnify the
Company during the Ecommerce Term and at any time thereafter for any
loss, expense or damage incurred by the Company as a result of the
Ecommerce User's actions or omissions in connection with its use of the
Website, information placed by the Ecommerce User on the Website, the
use that it makes of Content provided through the Website or otherwise
in connection with this Agreement.
10.5.2 The Ecommerce User shall supervise and control the use of the Website
by the Ecommerce User’s employees and any authorised third parties in
accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
10.5.3 Where the Ecommerce User deems a jobseeker to be suitable based on
the Ecommerce User's requirements, the Ecommerce User may contact
that jobseeker to progress their application only where the jobseeker has
provided consent to be contacted, using the method of contact to which
the jobseeker has given consent.
10.5.4 The Ecommerce User will acknowledge all applications submitted to it on the
Website by all jobseekers. The Company cannot guarantee that any
Ecommerce User will recruit successfully using the Ecommerce Services.
10.5.5 The Company will be entitled to refuse delivery of the Ecommerce
Services to an Ecommerce User at its discretion, notwithstanding its
receipt of the Fee. In the event the Company elects not to deliver the
Ecommerce Services to an Ecommerce User, then, subject to Applicable
Law, the Company will refund the Fee made by that Ecommerce User in
respect of those Ecommerce Services, within 30 working days.
Payments made by Ecommerce User are otherwise non-refundable.
10.5.6 The Ecommerce User shall notify the Company promptly if the
Ecommerce User becomes aware of any unauthorised access to, use of or
copying of any part of the Website, including any Content.
10.5.7 The Company may review the information which the Ecommerce User
intends to place or has placed on the Website and reserves the right to
refuse to place or may remove, amend or discontinue displaying any
information which is in breach of this Agreement, of any Applicable Laws
or which it considers in its sole discretion to be contrary to the best
interests of the Company. Any Fee paid for Ecommerce Services that
relate to such information is non-refundable.
10.6.1 The Ecommerce User will comply with all Applicable Laws, including
without limitation the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996,
all relevant equality legislation including without limitation, the Disability
Discrimination Act 1995 (as amended), the Sex Discrimination (NI) Order
1976 (as amended), the Fair Employment and Treatment Order
(Northern Ireland) Order 1996, the Race Relations (NI) Order 1997, the
Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (Northern Ireland)
2003, the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations (Northern Ireland)
2006 and any applicable data protection laws, including without limitation
the Data Protection Act 1998. The Ecommerce User shall indemnify the
Company against any losses in connection therewith. The Ecommerce
User shall indemnify the Company against any losses that arise in
connection with any failure by the Ecommerce User, or any of its
employees, contractors, agents or other authorised representatives, to
comply with the obligations in this section 10.6.1.
10.6.2 If the Ecommerce User breaches any of its obligations in this Agreement,
including if the Ecommerce User provides false or misleading information
on the Website, or breaches any Applicable Laws, the Company may
cease the Ecommerce Services immediately without prejudice to the
Company's right to claim damages and other relief. Without prejudice to
the indemnity provided in section 10.6.1, the Ecommerce User shall take
all reasonable steps to ensure the reliability and trustworthiness of any
employees or other of its authorised representatives who have access to
personal data of any person that submits information to the Ecommerce
User via the Website, or any registered user of the Website.
10.6.3 The Company provides the Ecommerce Services to enable the
Ecommerce User to search for suitable potential employee profiles.
The Company does not guarantee suitability or availability of potential
employees and hereby excludes to the greatest extent permitted by
law, and except as expressly set forth in this Agreement, all warranties,
conditions, representations, statements, terms and provisions express
or implied by statute, common law or otherwise are excluded to the
greatest extent permitted by law, in relation to the Ecommerce
10.6.4 Nothing in this Agreement will be construed as creating a partnership,
joint venture or relationship of employment between the parties for any
10.6.5 No one other than a party to the Agreement shall have any right to enforce
any of its provisions, except that Saongroup Limited expressly reserves
its right to enforce the Agreement as parent of the Company.
In these Ecommerce Terms, the following terms have the following meaning:
any person or entity who submits a request for any of the Ecommerce Services on the Website;
the agreed once off payment made in advance by the Ecommerce User to the Company on the Website for the Ecommerce Services;
the period of time for which the Company provides the Ecommerce Services to the Ecommerce User, being 30 days;
in addition to the Website Services, the service provided by the Company to advertise the Ecommerce User’s contract details and recruitment requirement on the Website in accordance with the Content provided by the Ecommerce User, including the retention and storage of job applications received in respect of Ecommerce User vacancies in the Company’s database;
means information posted to the Website by an Ecommerce User or a Contract User, about employment, consultant or contractor vacancies on the Website, whether on behalf of that user, or, if a recruitment or consultancy, on behalf of a third party.
"Since moving back to NIJobs, we have found it to be essential to recruitment for our business."
"Easy to use, friendly staff, great service."
"NIJobs.com provides a fast and efficient service."
we find the site very easy to use and an invaluable source for looking for various types of staff at all levels
It has offered us the opportunity of making a number of key appointments within our business
We are delighted with a friendly, efficient and flexible service.
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