Ozzle - Terms & conditions

1 . Members user terms

  1. In accordance with the following user terms, Ozzle Limited (‘ozzle.co.uk’) grants you as an authorised user (‘You’) of this Ozzle website certain rights (as set out below) and in return you agree to perform certain obligations.
  2. Please read these user terms carefully. They are a legal document and, by your use of the website, you agree to be bound by these user terms.
  3. These user terms should be read in conjunction with Ozzle’s Privacy Policy. The terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy shall apply in respect of your use of the website. If you are unable to post your vacancy over the internet, please contact us to arrange placement of your advertisement.
  4. If you do not agree with these user terms and do not wish to be bound by them, please exit this website and do not use this website in the future.


2. Ownership of intellectual property rights

2.1. Notwithstanding the limited rights granted to you in accordance with Clause 2, Ozzle retains all ownership, title and interest in the intellectual property rights contained in the Ozzle material including but not limited to copyright, database rights, trade marks, patents, service marks, design rights (whether registered or otherwise) trade or business names, domain names, goodwill associated with the foregoing and other similar rights or obligations whether registered or not in any jurisdiction in the world.

2.2. Ozzle and the Ozzle logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Ozzle Limited. All other product names and company logos mentioned in the information, documents or other items provided or available herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.


3. Duration of user terms and termination

3.1. These user terms are binding upon you immediately. You accept them by your use of this website, and they will remain in force until the earlier of the following:
3.1.1. you breach any of the user terms of this licence granted to you.
3.1.2. Ozzle terminates these user terms by notice to you at any time in accordance with Clause 8.2; or
3.1.3. you terminate these user terms by notice to Ozzle at anytime in accordance with Clause 8.1.

3.2. In the event that these user terms are terminated for any of the reasons stated above, you agree to comply with the following obligations:
3.2.1. the licence granted to you in accordance with Clause 2 shall be terminated forthwith and you shall have no further rights to use the Ozzle material.
3.2.2. you must delete or destroy any of the Ozzle material stored by you in electronic or hard copy form as soon as reasonably practicable; and
3.2.3. you will have no further rights to access or use the website or any of the services provided on the website.

4. Ozzle’s responsibilities

4.1. Ozzle undertakes to use commercially reasonable endeavours to prevent breaches of security of the website.

4.2. The website is provided by Ozzle on an “as is” and “as and when available” basis to you. You use the website at your own risk.

4.3. Ozzle makes no representation or warranty that the website or services offered via the website will be accessible, or useable by you or error free. Ozzle uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the website. The information, documents or other items provided or available on this website could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Ozzle makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy.

4.4. Ozzle is not an agent for and does not represent those persons, companies and other organisations whose goods or services may be displayed or referred to on the website.

4.5. The advertisements placed on the website by you or any third party does not constitute any part of an offer or contract with Ozzle.

4.6. Ozzle reserves the right, without notice to you, to remove, suspend or alter any material or advertisement, which it deems to be unsuitable for legal or technical reasons.

4.7. Annual Platinum and Platinum Plus members are entitled to post an unlimited amount of vacancies throughout the duration of their membership however there is a restriction of 100 live jobs at any given time.

4.8. Annual Platinum and Platinum Plus members are entitled to up to 5 user accounts for each membership purchased; these must be the same company name / branding.


5. Your responsibilities

5.1. You agree that you are responsible for the security, confidentiality and use of any user names or passwords needed to access or use the website. You cannot allow any other person to access the website using your name and password.

5.2. You agree that you will not use the website or any of the services on the website as follows;
5.2.1. to send, receive, upload, download, store, use, distribute or publish any material that is offensive, abusive, indecent, defamatory, obscene, or in breach of any person’s intellectual property rights or breaches any obligation of confidentiality by which you are bound;
5.2.2. to send or distribute multiple unsolicited emails or messages (i.e.’spam’) or to cause any other person annoyance, inconvenience or worry;
5.2.3. for any purpose connected to any business, including sending any unsolicited advertisements or promotional material.

5.3. You agree to indemnify Ozzle against any claims, costs, expenses or legal proceedings caused as a result of your use of the website.

5.4. Unauthorised keyword sponsorship of the name Ozzle on any search engine will be deemed as unethical behaviour and any member participating in this practice will have their Ozzle membership suspended with immediate effect and no compensation given for loss of service.


6. Disclaimers

6.1. Information about Ozzle that is posted on this website has been extracted from publicly available data about Ozzle. Such information contains a true and accurate picture of Ozzle’s activities as of the date it was published. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all information contained on this website and to update it regularly, Ozzle disclaims any duty or obligation to update the information herein and any liability for any inaccuracies. You should check to see if more recent information is available.

6.2. Ozzle has used its discretion, best judgement and all reasonable efforts in collecting and preparing the information, documents or other items provided or available on this website, but any such information, document or other item is provided or available without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, completeness, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose. Ozzle hereby disclaims any liability to any person or company caused by errors or omissions in the information provided on the website.

6.3. Your use and browsing of the website is at your own risk. Neither Ozzle nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the website is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the website.

6.4. Whilst Ozzle has used all reasonable efforts in maintaining this website virus free, it declines any liability for personal or property damage, especially direct, indirect, immediate or subsequent pecuniary loss, which may result from transmission or downloading of computer viruses. Especially excluded is liability for hardware damage, loss of data, alteration of data, or downtime.

6.5. This website may contain links or references to third party materials and web sites that are controlled and operated by parties other than Ozzle. The links will let you leave the website and Ozzle is not responsible for any contents of third party materials. The inclusion of any reference or link on the website does not imply endorsement, publication, permission or authorisation by Ozzle of the linked site. If you enter a linked site you do so entirely at your own risk.

6.6. The express terms of these user terms are in lieu of all warranties, conditions, undertakings, terms and obligations implied by statute, all of which are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.


7. Notices

7.1. Annual Membership with Ozzle is subject to automatic renewal. You will receive a letter no later than 10 days prior to renewal giving you the right to cancel. You will also receive an email no later than 2 days prior to renewal also giving you the right to cancel. Should you not respond to either of these communications then it will be accepted by both parties that you have committed to continue for a further 12 months.

7.2. Ozzle may send you notice of change, alteration or addition to these user terms by general notice on this website, or by email to your email address on record with Ozzle. Such notice will be effective from the date it was sent or posted onto the website.


8. Site rules

We have rules regarding the content and format of jobs posted on ozzle.co.uk. Their purpose is to ensure that users who search the site or the ozzle.co.uk database get results which are presented as clearly and informatively as possible. You agree that we may, at our discretion and without liability to you, remove from ozzle.co.uk any advertisement which is posted in breach of these rules. The rules may change from time to time and you are advised to refer to them regularly.

The rules are:
1.     No duplicating of jobs.

2.     No gratuitous use of keywords in job descriptions or job titles. Gratuitous means deliberately inserting words, strings of words, or repeating job titles, with the intention of influencing position in the results listing, or increasing the number of page views.

3.     Job advertisements placed on ozzle.co.uk must be for genuine vacancies only, and not for other products or services, either relating to or unrelated to recruitment including, but not limited to, affiliate schemes, pyramid selling schemes or any other so called 'business opportunity'.

4.     URLs or email links (live or text only) are not permitted in the body copy of the job description page. Email links are only permitted from the “Apply” link.

5.     Any user member of Ozzle found to be part of a competitive business to Ozzle will have their membership cancelled with immediate effect with no recourse to any refund.

6.     Any user member who has knowingly given their recruiter login details to a third party will have their membership cancelled with immediate effect with no recourse to any refund.

7.1 Illegal advertisements

Advertisements which appear to discriminate on grounds of sex, race or disability are illegal and may result in proceedings being taken against the advertiser. Advertisements are accepted by ozzle.co.uk on the basis that the advertiser confirms that any requirement or qualification which may appear to discriminate illegally is in compliance with any exemption available under the relevant legislation. Notwithstanding this confirmation, if we nonetheless believe that an advertisement may be discriminatory we may at our discretion either amend the advertisement or remove it from ozzle.co.uk without liability to you to make any refund of amounts paid or due to be paid in respect of the posting or otherwise and will inform you accordingly.

7.2 Responses to advertisements

You agree to respond to each application, dealing fairly and professionally with individuals who have applied to an advertisement that you have posted and not do anything which may bring ozzle.co.uk into disrepute. You will indemnify us from and against any claim brought by an individual against ozzle.co.uk arising from your breach of this obligation or any other of these user terms.
We do not guarantee any response to your advertisement or that responses will be from individuals suitable for the job advertised. It is your responsibility to carry out such checks and procedures as are necessary to ensure that candidates are suitable for the job advertised and have the required qualifications and personal characteristics.

7.3 Equipment

It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the appropriate equipment and are connected to the appropriate services to enable you to post jobs to ozzle.co.uk.

7.4 Content and links

If your advertisement links to another site via our external “Apply” option, you are responsible for maintaining the links and for the content of your advertisement and the linked site. We may remove from ozzle.co.uk any advertisement which contains content or links to a site which, in our opinion, is defamatory, illegal or objectionable or will bring ozzle.co.uk into disrepute. You will indemnify us from and against any claims or liability arising from content or links contained in your advertisements.

7.5 Third party sites

Vacancies you post on ozzle.co.uk may also appear on third party recruitment web sites pursuant to agreements from time to time between ozzle.co.uk and the proprietors of such web sites.

Use of candidate database

7.6 Rights in the database
Database rights and all other applicable copyright and intellectual property rights in the candidate database belong to Ozzle Limited. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any rights in the database or its content and that your retention and use of the database and its content is governed by these user terms.

7.7 Use of the database
The material you are entitled to receive from the candidate database is determined by the product you have purchased from us. On receipt of this material you may:
      i.        Use, search or download it to your database for the purpose of finding suitable candidates for specific job vacancies that you or (if you are an employment agency or employment business) your client wish to fill.
     ii.        Use the information about the individuals contained in the database for the purpose of contacting them (either directly or through ozzle.co.uk depending on the product you have purchased) in relation to a specific job vacancy.
    iii.        Use the information only in connection with your own recruitment-related activities.

You may NOT:
      i.        Supply, sell or license material from the candidate database, or a copy of it, to any other person or business, including another member of your group of companies.
     ii.        Download the database through any automated (e.g. "scraping") process.
    iii.        Contact the individuals on the database or make or allow any use of the information about those individuals, other than for the purpose of finding suitable candidates for specific job vacancies.

You must, at all times, comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and all subsequent legislation and regulations.

Any breach of the above user terms may result in the immediate termination of membership with no refund for loss of service.

7.8 Deletion of database material

You agree to delete all material from the candidate database upon its replacement with up-to-date material or the satisfactory conclusion of your search for a suitable candidate, whichever occurs first.

7.9 Dealings with candidates

You agree to deal fairly and professionally with individuals you may contact using information from the candidate database and not do anything which may bring ozzle.co.uk into disrepute. You will indemnify ozzle.co.uk from and against any claim brought by an individual against ozzle.co.uk arising from your breach of this obligation or any other of these user terms.


8. Passwords

Passwords are for the sole use of the person to whom they are issued. We may deny access to a password if we reasonably believe that it is being used by an unauthorised person or that the user is breaching these user terms.

It is your responsibility to protect your password at all times, you are empowered within your account to update, change your password at anytime.


9. General

9.1. No variation or amendment to these user terms by you is valid unless otherwise agreed by Ozzle in writing and signed by a Director of Ozzle and you.

9.2. If any part of these user terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, the validity of the remainder of these user terms will not be affected.

9.3. Your use of the internet is solely at your own risk and subject to applicable laws, and Ozzle has no responsibility for any information, software, services or other materials accessed or obtained by you using the internet.

9.4. These user terms shall be governed by the laws of England and subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.