Website Terms and Conditions

Each time you access or use www.reed.com and/or our mobile device application (collectively the "Website"), you are deemed to accept these terms and conditions.

"we" means Reed Global Ltd, and "our" shall be construed accordingly. "you" means the person firm company or organisation browsing and/or using the Website, and "your" shall be construed accordingly. "Reed Corporate Family" means all companies connected with us. A company is connected with us if it is: (i) a subsidiary or holding company of us; (ii) controlled by the same person(s) who control us or our holding company; (iii) a subsidiary or holding company of any company in (i) or (ii) above; or (iv) in the same group as any company under (i), (ii) or (iii) above. "subsidiary" and "holding company" shall be as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006. The term "control" shall have the same meaning as defined in Section 416 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988. Two companies are in the same group if they share the same ultimate holding company.

Interruptions and Omissions in Service

Whilst we try to ensure that the standard of the Website remains high and to maintain the continuity of it, the internet is not an inherently stable medium, and errors, omissions, interruptions of service and delays may occur at any time. We do not accept any liability arising from any such errors, omissions, interruptions or delays or any ongoing obligation or responsibility to operate the Website (or any particular part of it) or to provide the service offered on the Website. We may vary the specification of this site from time to time without notice.

Links to other Sites

On this site you will be offered automatic links to other sites which we hope will be of interest to you. We do not accept any responsibility for or liability in respect of the content of those sites, the owners of which do not necessarily have any connection, commercial or otherwise, with us. Using automatic links to gain access to such sites is entirely at your own risk.

Information on this Site

Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the information on our Website is accurate and complete, some of the information is supplied to us by third parties and we are not able to check the accuracy or completeness of that information. We do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in any of the information on our Website or any liability in respect of information on the Website supplied by you, any other website user or any other person.

Your Use of this Site

You may only use the Website for lawful purposes when seeking employment or help with your career, when purchasing training courses 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 to which you do not have authorised access, seek to overload the 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 solely responsible for any information submitted by you to the Website. You are responsible for ensuring that all information supplied by you is true, accurate, up-to-date and not misleading or likely to mislead or deceive and that it is not discriminatory, obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal, unlawful or in breach of any applicable legislation, regulations, guidelines or codes of practice or the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of any person in any jurisdiction. 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. We reserve the right to remove any information supplied by you from the Website at our sole discretion, at any time and for any reason without being required to give any explanation.

Information Submitted by You

We will and/or the Reed Corporate Family will use information supplied by you to aid the recruitment process and associated administrative functions as well as to facilitate the purchase of training courses made through this website. We will process any data which you provide in completing the online registration or application forms and any further forms, assessments or personal details which you complete or provide to us when using the Website in accordance with relevant data protection legislation. We explain more about your personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Please note that all Third Party recruitment agencies have agreed to our Terms and Conditions and should they be found to be in breach of the Terms and Conditions, they will be prevented from using our services. Further details of our client terms and conditions.

Transfer outside the EEA: Personal information comprising your CV may be accessed through the reed.com database by third parties outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). This could happen for instance if you apply for a vacancy where the employer is based outside the EEA.

Terms of Business

Recruitment: Each employment assignment or placement arising as a result of an introduction made by Reed will be subject to our standard Terms of Business as they are applicable in the circumstances. All prospective employers and clients for whom we arrange assignments or placements will be provided with a copy of the Terms of Business applicable to them at or following registration. Separate terms and conditions also apply to the use of our Recruiter site.

Training Courses: Any training course purchased through this website will be subject to the terms issued by the course providers.

Content Rights

The rights in material on the Website are protected by international copyright, software and trademark laws and you agree to use the Website in a way which does not infringe these rights. You may copy material on the Website for your own private or domestic purposes, but no copying for any commercial or business use is permitted.

Security and Passwords

In order to register with the Website and to sign in when you visit the Website, you will need to use a username and password. You are solely responsible for the security and proper use of your password, which should be kept confidential at all times and not disclosed to any other person. You must notify us immediately if you believe that your password is known to someone else or if it may be used in an unauthorised way. We accept no liability for any unauthorised or improper use or disclosure of any password.

Termination

We may terminate your registration and/or deny you access to the Website or any part of it (including any services, goods or information available on or through the Website) at any time in our absolute discretion and without any explanation or notification.

Liability

We accept no liability for any loss (whether direct or indirect, for loss of business, revenue or profits, wasted expenditure, corruption or destruction of data or for any other indirect or consequential loss whatsoever) arising from your use of the Website and we hereby exclude any such liability, whether in contract, tort (including for negligence) or otherwise. We hereby exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to the Website and your use of it to the maximum extent permitted by law.

You agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified against all costs, expenses, claims, losses, liabilities or proceedings arising from use or misuse by you of the Website.

ou must notify us immediately if anyone makes or threatens to make any claim against you relating to your use of the Website.

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

The use of the Website and any agreements entered into through the Website are to be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. The courts of England are to have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website or any agreement made through the Website.

Some of the goods or services offered through the Website may not be lawful or may otherwise not be permitted in certain countries outside the United Kingdom. If you attempt to order, receive, purchase or otherwise benefit from any such goods or services, we do not accept any liability for any losses suffered by you in using the Website which you would not have suffered had you been accessing the Website as a United Kingdom resident (including as a result of us being prevented from dealing with any application or enquiry by any law, regulation or other ruling applicable in any country).

Modern Slavery Act statement

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. For our full Modern Slavery Act statement, please click here.

Changes to Terms and Conditions and Invalidity

These terms and conditions may be changed by us at any time. You will be deemed to accept the terms and conditions (as amended) when you next use the Website following any amendment.

If any provision of these terms and conditions 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.

Registered Office

  • Reed Global Ltd
  • Academy Court
  • 94 Chancery Lane
  • London
  • WC2A 1DT

Company Number 10169598. Registered in the UK.

Privacy policy

www.reed.com ("the Website") is a job site operated by Reed Global Limited. We are part of the REED family of companies.

This privacy policy explains how we use the personal information we collect about you when you use the Website.

If you register on the Website as a recruiter or course provider and provide us with personal data, we will process such personal data on the basis that it is necessary to do so in order to perform the contract you enter into with us.

Registration with and use of the Website for job seekers and those looking to purchase courses or receive career advice is free. We will process your personal data on the basis set out below as it is in our legitimate interests to do so following your registration.

What Information do we collect about you?

We collect personal data about you when you register with the Website. We do so in order to provide you with the recruitment services that are available through the Website as well as for administrative purposes when you purchase training courses through the Website.

The personal data that we collect includes your name, email address and telephone number. If you are a work seeker we will also ask for details of the kind of work you are looking for and your preferred work location. If you decide to upload a CV, cover letter, personal statement or other similar document or information we will keep that information for as long you want to keep your account with the Website.

If you decide to purchase any courses through the Website we may ask you for the details needed to process any payment that is required by the relevant third party course provider.

If you choose to take any assessments available through the Website we will also maintain a record of your responses to and results of those assessments.

If you register for career advice we only require your email address.

What do we do with your personal data?

By registering with the Website it is understood that work seekers are actively soliciting contact from prospective employers and recruiters about opportunities which match the work seekers’ fields of interest. If you are a work seeker we will therefore make your personal data available to recruiters and employers who use the Website to find suitable employees for specific roles that they are seeking to fill.

We will also share your personal data, if you are a work seeker, with our sister company Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited, to facilitate your search for work.

Although the primary purpose of the Website is to allow work seekers, prospective employers and recruiters to find each other, work seekers have the ability to control the extent to which your personal data is shared with other recruiters and prospective employers through the contact preferences section of the “your account” section on the Website.

For job seekers, we will use your personal data to provide you with the recruitment services that we provide, to manage your account and to email you about recruitment services which, for job seekers, includes job alerts and emails about courses that are relevant to your fields of interest.

If you are registering with the Website because you have an interest in the courses advertised through it, your details will only be used to communicate with you about courses that are relevant to your fields of interest, to manage your account and to put you in touch with the relevant third party course providers.

If you register for career advice we will only communicate with you to provide career advice, access to career advice and in connection with related services.

Marketing

In the event that you register on the Website as a work seeker we will only send you information which relates to our recruitment services unless you specifically opt in to receiving marketing material about other products and services through the contact preferences section of your account.

In the event that you register on the Website to purchase courses, we will only send you information related to courses in your fields of interest unless you specifically opt in to receiving marketing material through the contact preferences section of your account.

In the event that you register on the Website solely for career advice, we will only send you information related to career advice and and on how to access our other services if you want to make use of that advice.

If you consent to receive marketing material using your contact preferences you may change your mind at any time.

You can also amend the contact preferences in your account to stop us from contacting you in connection with the recruitment services or courses available through the Website for which you register when you set up your account.

Data Sharing and Transfers

Save where it is necessary to do so in order to provide you with the Website's recruitment services or to put you in touch with a third party course provider selected by you as set out in this policy, we do not share your personal data with third parties.

Your personal data is stored on our servers which are in the European Economic Area. If we share your personal data with any third party service provider in the course of providing you with our services, those third parties are required to process your data in accordance with contracts which comply with data protection legislation.

Access to your information and correction

We want to make sure that your information is accurate and up-to-date and will delete or amend any information that you think is inaccurate. Should you wish to delete your account please contact us via the online form. Amendments to your account can be made online by signing in to your account or by contacting us.

We aim to provide you with useful work-related services for the whole of your career. However, you have the right to close your account at any time and have us delete all of your personal information unless we are in the process of responding to any complaint that you make.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the Website, to compile statistical reports on Website activity and to help us make recommendations that are relevant to you.

We also use third party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Website. Those companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide you with advertisements about other goods and services that may be of interest to you.

If you would like more information about this practice, including how to prevent it, please visit www.aboutcookies.org, www.allaboutcookies.org or optout.networkadvertising.org

Other websites

Our Website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this Website, so when you link to other websites you should review their own privacy policies.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we place any updates on this web page. This policy was last updated on 04 April 2018.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you: by email dataprotection.officer@reedglobal.com or write to us at Data Protection Officer, Reed Global Limited, Academy Court, 94 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1DT.

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What are cookies?

A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user's computer. It is generated by a web page server (which is basically the computer that operates the web site) and can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user's identification card, which tells a website when the user has returned.

Cookies can't harm your computer and we don't store any personally identifiable information about you on any of our cookies.

Why do we use cookies on reed.com?

reed.com uses two types of cookies: cookies set by reed.com and cookies set by third parties (i.e. other websites or services).

reed.com cookies enable us to keep you signed in to your account throughout your visit and to tailor the information displayed on the site to your preferences, such as recommending jobs.

We also use third party cookies to help deliver relevant jobs, courses and advertising both on reed.com and on other websites, to integrate content with social networks, such as Facebook and Google+, and to better understand how the features and functions of the site are used in order that we can improve our service.

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What cookies do we use on reed.com?

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Cookies set by third parties

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How can I manage my cookies on reed.com?

If you wish to stop accepting cookies, you can do so through the Privacy Settings option in your browser.

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