• Terms of Service

Terms of Service

These terms and conditions form a legally binding agreement between you and Graduatewise, the supplier of this service. They apply to you in any circumstances.

1. Acceptable use of the service

It constitutes a breach of contract by you and may result in immediate suspension from the service without notice, if your profile or any message:
- is submitted by a person under the age of 18;
- contains sexually suggestive language;
- contains offensive, potentially offensive, threatening or abusive remarks, or remarks which are in any way unfriendly, even if these are in response to unfriendly language or behaviour;
- contains a reference to an illegal practice such as drug-taking;
- contains potentially libellous or unlawful remarks;
- contains dishonest statements;
- contains pointers to an external web site or e-mail address or phone number or other personally identifiable information;
- is written in CAPITAL LETTERS;
- makes incorrect or negative comments about our staff or service, or which may discourage other members from using the service;

2. Definitions

2.1 Member Profile Types

"Candidate" is someone who is looking for a job using Graduatewise job board. Our service is free for all Candidates using the website.

"Direct Employer" is a company that uses Graduatewise to recruit candidates for his own business. Our service is free for all Direct Employers using the website.

"Recruitment Agency" is a business that uses Graduatewise to find candidates for a third party company. Recruitment Agencies will be offered a trial period, on which they can post jobs for free. After the end of that period, Agencies wanting to add new jobs will have to subscribe to an existing package.

2.2 Other definitions

"Content" means the information, photographs, graphics, and other material on the Web Site.

"Installation" means all of the computer hardware and software and any other machinery and equipment operated in conjunction with it and used by us to provide the Services.

"Post" means display, exhibit, publish, distribute, transmit and/or disclose information, details and/or other material on the Web Site, and the phrases "Posted" and "Posting" shall be interpreted accordingly;

"Services" means all or any service provided by us through the Web Site.

"Web Site" means our web site, and includes all web pages controlled by us.

"User" means any person other than you who uses the Services or visits the Web Site for any purpose.

"We", "us", etc. means Graduatewise  Where the context permits it also includes any business company or individual who shares an interest in the sale of any goods or service promoted on the Web Site. Without limitation, it includes any subsidiary or associated company of ours, together with any licensor, affiliate, or network partner.

"You", "yours", etc. means the user, a person who visits our site.

3. Changes to terms

We may change these terms from time to time. The terms that apply to you are those posted here on our web site on the day you use the website. When you subscribe as a Member, the terms that apply are those posted here on the day you subscribe. It may be useful to you to print a copy now.

4. Acceptable use Policy

You agree that you will not:
4.1 open more than one account;
4.2 allow another person to use your account, or transfer your account to another person;
4.3 divulge your password to another person;
4.4 send multiple messages containing the same or similar wording to many different members;

4.5 use or allow anyone else to use the Web Site to post or otherwise publish:

  4.5.1 copyright works;
  4.5.2 commercial audio, video or music files;
  4.5.3 any material which violates the law of any established jurisdiction;
  4.5.4 unlicensed software;
  4.5.5 software which assists in or promotes: emulators, phreaking, hacking, password cracking, IP spoofing;
  4.5.6 links to any of the material specified in this paragraph;
  4.5.7 pornographic material;
  4.5.8 any material promoting discrimination or animosity to any person on grounds of gender, race or colour.

4.6 use the Services for spamming. Spamming includes, but is not limited to:

  4.6.1 the sending of junk mail;
  4.6.2 the use of distribution lists that include people who have not given specific permission to be included in such distribution process.

4.7 use the Services in a manner which violates any city, local, national or international law or regulation, or which fails to comply with accepted Internet protocol. You will not attempt to interfere in any way with our networks or network security, or attempt to use the Services to gain unauthorized access to any other computer system.
4.8 resell, rent, lease or make commercial use of the Services without our express written consent.

5. Your information, profile and photographs

5.1 You agree that you have provided, and will continue to provide accurate, up to date, and complete information about yourself.
5.2 When you enter information as a profile or send a photograph to us, you grant to us an irrevocable licence to use that material. Accordingly, we may display all or part of your profile and your photograph on authorised partner web sites at any time.
5.3 We do not alter profiles which have been accepted for display and accordingly, we make no guarantee as to the truth or accuracy of the information contained in the profiles.
5.4 We may remove your profile at any time without giving a reason.
5.5 We may display all or part of your profile including your photograph on the home page or elsewhere in the Web Site at any time.
5.6 We reserve the right to crop and enhance photographs submitted to us to ensure they are of the highest quality and compatible with our guidelines. If you send in a photo you grant us permission to display the photo on this and authorised partner web sites, and in press and publicity materials produced by us and by authorised partner web sites. Photos sent to us are in the public domain and therefore can become accessible through links on other web sites, such as search engines and directories even when not directly authorised by us. We are not responsible for such publications.
5.7 Messages sent through or to the service may be read by us to check that the service is not being abused. If we find a message from you which we consider an abuse of the service, we may suspend or delete your account.
5.8 Your membership details and the content of any messages you send are private and are properly protected. Our privacy policy. However the information you give in your profile is deemed to be in the public domain. If you are not happy with your details being made public, do not post a profile on the service.
5.9 If you have a complaint against us or a member, you must use our complaints procedure. Our complaints procedure.

6. Content and Intellectual Property Rights

6.1 Title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights in the Content whether provided by us or by any other content provider shall remain the sole property of us and / or the other content provider.

6.2 You may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, transfer or sell, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part, except as is expressly permitted in this agreement.

6.3 You may download or copy the Content only for your own personal use, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content. You may not store electronically any significant portion of any Content.

7. System Security

7.1 You agree that you will not, and will not allow any other person to, violate or attempt to violate any aspect of the security of the Installation;
7.2 You agree that you will, in no way, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, copy, or cause damage or unintended effect to any portion of the Web Site, or any software used on the Web Site, and that you will not permit any other person to do so.
7.3 You understand that any such violation may be unlawful and that any contravention of law may result in criminal prosecution.

7.4 Examples of violations are:

  7.4.1 accessing data unlawfully or without consent;
  7.4.2 attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures;
  7.4.3 attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of overloading, "flooding", "mail bombing" or "crashing".

8. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify us against any claim or demand, including reasonable lawyers' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Services, the breach or violation of this Agreement by you, or the infringement by you, or by any other User of the Services using your computer, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity, or as a result of any threatening, libellous, obscene, harassing or offensive material contained in any of your communications.

9. Interruption to the Service

9.1 If it is necessary for us to interrupt the Services then we may do so without telling you first.
9.2 You acknowledge that the Services may also be interrupted for reasons beyond our control.
9.3 You agree that we are not liable to you for any loss whether foreseeable or not, arising as a result of interruption to the Services.

10. Our liability

10.1 Your use of the Services is without any warranty or guarantee.
10.2 We or our content suppliers may make improvements or changes to the Web Site, the content, or to any of the products and services described on the Web Site, at any time and without notice to you.
10.3 You are advised that content may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.

10.4 We give no warranty and make no representation, express or implied, as to:

  10.4.1 the truth of any information given on the Web Site by any Associate or third party;
  10.4.2 any implied warranty or condition as to merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose;
  10.4.3 compliance with any law;
  10.4.4 non-infringement of any right.

10.5 Much of the material provided on the Web Site is Posted (and thereby published) by Users. We are under no obligation to monitor, vet, check or approve any such material. We disclaim all responsibility for information published on the Web Site by any person.
10.6 The Web Site contains links to other Internet web sites. We have neither power nor control over any such web site. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable in any way for the content of any such linked web site, nor for any loss or damage arising from your use of any such web site.
10.7 In no event shall we or our content suppliers be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, loss of data or loss of revenues or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Web Site or the content available from this Web Site.
10.8 These disclaimers form an essential part of this agreement. Each sub paragraph in this agreement is independent and severable from each other paragraph and enforceable accordingly. If any restriction is unenforceable for any reason but would be enforceable if part of the wording were deleted, it will apply with such minimal deletions as may be necessary to make it valid and enforceable.

11. Storage of Data

We assume no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store, deliver or timely deliver messages.

12. Modification

We reserve the right to modify the Services and to change the terms and conditions of this agreement at any time, without notice. Your continued use of the Services after such modifications shall be deemed an acceptance by you to be bound by the terms of the modified agreement.

13. Termination

13.1 You may terminate this Agreement at any time, for any reason, with immediate effect. You may terminate the agreement online at http://www.graduatewise.com/contact/. We reserve the right to check the validity of any request to terminate membership
13.2 We may terminate this Agreement at any time, for any reason, with immediate effect.
13.3 If you terminate, we shall be under no liability to you whatsoever, and you hereby release us from any such liability.
13.4 Termination by either party shall have the following effects:

  13.4.1 your right to use the Services immediately ceases;
  13.4.2 we are under no obligation to forward any unread or unsent messages to you or any third party;

14. Severability

If any of these terms is at any time held by any jurisdiction to be void, invalid or unenforceable, then it shall be treated as changed or reduced, only to the extent minimally necessary to bring it within the laws of that jurisdiction and to prevent it from being void and it shall be binding in that changed or reduced form. Subject to that, each provision shall be interpreted as severable and shall not in any way affect any other of these terms.

15. Action Limit

You and we agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the Services must commence within one year after the cause of action arose; otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.

16. Force majeure

16.1 Neither party shall be liable for any breach of its obligations resulting from causes beyond its reasonable control including strikes of its own employees.
16.2 Each of the parties agrees to give notice immediately to the other upon becoming aware of an event of force majeure such notice to contain details of the circumstances giving rise to it.
16.3 If a default due to force majeure shall continue for more than 4 weeks then the party not in default shall be entitled to terminate this agreement. Neither party shall have any liability to the other in respect of the termination of this agreement as a result of force majeure.

17. No Waiver

No waiver by us, in exercising any right shall operate as a waiver of any other right or of that same right at a future time; nor shall any delay in exercise of any power or right be interpreted as a waiver.

18. Dispute Resolution

In the event of a dispute arising out of or in connection with these terms or any contract between you and us, then you agree to attempt to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with us in a process of mediation before commencing arbitration or litigation.

19. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England. This agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is hereby expressly excluded.