At Digital Profile we are on a mission to improve digital recruitment. At our very core is a desire to do things better. As such, we aim to treat all of our users whether individuals or companies with respect, and to be as honest and transparent as we can. After all, we are also digital professionals!
About our Terms and Conditions
We are DP Online Limited ('we', 'us' or 'our'). Our registered company number is 09879091 and our registered office is A2, Britannia House, Caerphilly, Wales, CF83 3GG.
You should read
these Terms carefully before using the Platform. By accessing or using
the Platform or otherwise indicating your consent, you agree to be bound
by these Terms and the documents referred to in them. If you do not agree
with or accept any of these Terms, you should stop using the Platform
Your use of the
we process any personal data collected from you, as well as our use of
Platform, we provide an online platform that connects skilled individuals
looking for work ('Digital Professionals') with businesses looking for
skilled new recruits ('Businesses'). Our service allows both Digital
Professionals and Businesses to explore potential opportunities and connect
with each other if they are interested. References in these Terms to our
'service(s)' are to the service(s) as described in this section.
In order for us to
provide our service to you, you agree to provide us with sufficient
information as may be required from time to time for us to provide our
service. In doing so, you are warranting and representing that any
information that you provide to us is true, accurate and not misleading in
any way, and that it relates to you in your capacity as either a Digital
Professional or a Business, as appropriate.
Please note that
no job offers made through the Platform are made by us (i.e. Digital
Profile Ltd). We do not provide job offers through the Platform ourselves
and we are not involved in the process of recruitment as between Digital
Professionals and Businesses who connect with each other through the
Platform. We are not a party to any agreements that arise as between
Digital Professionals and Businesses and we will have no liability in
relation to them and no obligation to enforce them.
Use of our service by Businesses:
By using the
Platform, Businesses acknowledge and agree that they are entering into a
legally binding contract with Digital Profile Ltd on these Terms and that
the Business is liable for any and all fees incurred through their use of
For the purposes of the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 (the "Conduct Regulations"), our involvement shall be in the capacity of a 'matching platform', with Businesses being 'hirers' and Digital Professionals being 'work-seekers'. These terms are as defined in the Conduct Regulations and Employment Agencies Act 1973.
(including personal information) that is submitted to the Platform shall be
held and processed by us in accordance with our Privacy
Access to the Platform
responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to
the Platform, for example by providing a working internet connection. You
are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Platform
through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they
comply with them.
We recognize that
our visitors may have various operating systems and Internet browsers and
we have designed the Platform to be accessible from as many browsers as
possible. However, it is impossible to provide web pages that work
identically, efficiently, and effectively with all browsers and settings.
If you are having trouble accessing the Platform please contact us by
emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with details of the browser you
We do not
guarantee that the Platform, or any content on it, will always be available
or be uninterrupted. Access to the Platform is permitted on a temporary
basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of
the Platform without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason
the Platform is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Using the Platform
We permit you to
use the Platform to take advantage of our services as described in section
2 above. Use of the Platform in any other way, including in contravention
of any restriction on use set out in these Terms, is not permitted. If you
do not agree with these Terms, you may not use the Platform.
You agree that you
are solely responsible for:
and expenses you may incur in relation to your use of the Platform;
password and other account details confidential
The Platform is
intended for use only by those who can access it from within the UK. If you
choose to access the Platform from locations outside the UK, you are
responsible for compliance with local laws where they are applicable.
We may prevent or
suspend your access to the Platform if you do not comply with any part of
these Terms, any terms or policies to which they refer or any applicable
Restriction on use
You must be at
least sixteen (16) years old to use the Platform.
As a condition of
your use of the Platform, you agree:
not to use
the Platform for any purpose that is prohibited by these Terms or
unlawful under any applicable law;
not to use
the Platform to commit any act of fraud;
not to use
the Platform to distribute viruses or malware or other similar harmful
not to use
the Platform for purposes of promoting unsolicited advertising or
not to use
the Platform to simulate communications from us or another service or
entity in order to collect identity information, authentication
credentials, or other information ('phishing');
not to use
the Platform in any manner that disrupts the operation of our Platform
or business or the website or business of any other entity;
not to use
the Platform in any manner that harms minors;
promote any unlawful activity;
represent or suggest that we endorse any other business, product or
service unless we have separately agreed to do so in writing;
not to use
the Platform to gain unauthorised access to or use of computers, data,
systems, accounts or networks;
attempt to circumvent password or user authentication methods;
with the provisions relating to our intellectual property rights and
software set out in these Terms; and
agencies or any other companies, organizations or individuals that act in
the capacity of an 'employment agency' (as defined in the Conduct of
Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, as amended)
are not permitted to use the Platform. We reserve the right to terminate
any recruitment agent's access to the Platform immediately upon discovery
of any use of the Platform by a recruitment agency.
Anybody may browse
the publicly available pages of our Platform but if you wish to use the
services on offer through the Platform you must create an account.
You may create an
account in your capacity as either a Digital Professional or a Business by
following the instructions on the respective registration pages on the
registration process we will ask you to provide information which we will
use to create your account and your profile on the Platform. We reserve the
right to review such information, as well as any other information about
you that is publicly available. By submitting information to the Platform
as part of the registration process you are warranting and representing
that such information is true, accurate and not misleading in any way, and
that it relates to you in your capacity as either a Digital Professional or
We reserve the
right, in our sole discretion, to delete your account. If we remove your
account we will not be obliged to give reasons for doing so.
If we accept your
registration we will allow you to choose, or provide you with, a username,
a password and such other information as may be required for you to use the
Platform securely ('Login Information'). Creation of usernames shall be
subject to section 7 below. The Login Information forms part of our
security procedures. You must treat your Login Information as confidential
and must not disclose it to any third party. If you know or suspect that
anyone other than you knows your Login Information you must promptly notify
us by emailing email@example.com.
We reserve the
right at all times (but will not have an obligation) to remove, prevent
access to, disable, suspend or terminate accounts if in our reasonable
opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these
responsible for all activities that occur under your account.
registration process we will allow you to choose, or provide you with, a
username which will be linked to your account. You may choose any username
it is not,
in our opinion, offensive, indecent, defamatory or otherwise
it does not
falsely represent you or your identity and or is not otherwise
it is not on
our list of reserved usernames (for which see below).
We maintain a list
of reserved usernames which includes well known brand names that may be
protected by trademarks or other intellectual property rights. We will only
allow you to use one of these usernames or a materially similar username if
you can satisfy us that you have the right to do use that username, for
example by proving that you are the registered proprietor of the relevant
trade mark. Subject to applicable laws, our decision as to the allocation
or use of a reserved username shall be final.
We reserve the
right at all times (but will not have an obligation) to reclaim usernames
(including reserved usernames) without liability to you, whether on our own
behalf or on behalf of any third party which has a legitimate claim or
objection to a username including, without limitation, any legal claim or
trade mark right on or over a username.
business names, trade marks, brands, logos or any other name or mark to
mislead others may be permanently suspended from the Platform and users in
control of such accounts may be permanently blocked from using the Platform
and our services.
Submitting Information to the Platform
Any material that
you upload to the Platform, including but not limited to any text, images,
video, audio or other multimedia content, software or other information or
materials (together 'Content'), must comply with these Terms. By uploading
Content, you warrant and represent that such Content:
with these Terms; and
accurate and not misleading in any way; and
you in your capacity as either a Digital Professional or a Business;
infringe the intellectual property rights, rights to privacy or any
other rights of us or of any third party,
and you will
be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of this warranty. This
means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a
result of your breach of this warranty.
that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently
insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the
internet. However, we will always try to protect our users and employ
industry standard techniques to safeguard against unauthorised access of
data, including personal information.
Any content you
add to the Platform will be considered non-confidential and nonproprietary.
You retain all of your ownership rights in your Content, but by uploading
such Content to the Platform you agree to grant us a non-exclusive,
irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free licence to use, adapt,
prepare derivative works of, store and copy that content and to distribute
and make it available to other users for the purposes of providing services
in accordance with these Terms.
We will not be
responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of
any Content posted by you or any other user of our Platform. We do not
allow any Content posted to the Platform which is, in our opinion,
unlawful, offensive, indecent, defamatory, immoral, objectionable or
otherwise inappropriate, or if we consider that it otherwise contravenes
these Terms in any way, and we reserve the right to remove this content at
expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or
Intellectual property rights in the Platform
This Platform and
all intellectual property rights in it, including but not limited to any
Digital Profile text, images, video, audio or other multimedia content,
software or other information or material submitted to the Platform by us
or on our behalf (together 'Digital Profile IPR'), are owned by us, our
licensors or both (as applicable). Intellectual property rights includes
(but is not limited to): copyright, trademarks, domain names, design
rights, database rights, patents and all other intellectual property rights
of any kind whether or not they are registered or unregistered (anywhere in
the world). We (and our licensors) reserve all of our rights in any Digital
Profile IPR in connection with these terms and conditions. This means, for
example, that we (and they) remain owners of them and remain free to use
them as we (and they) see fit.
Nothing in these
terms and conditions grants you any legal rights in the Platform or in the
Digital Profile IPR other than as necessary to enable you to access the
Platform. You agree not to adjust to try to circumvent or delete any
notices contained on the Platform (including any intellectual property
notices) and in particular in any digital rights or other security
technology embedded or contained within the Platform.
The use of any
trademarks that appear on the Platform is strictly prohibited unless you
have prior written permission from us or from the registered proprietor of
the trade mark (as the case may be).
Accuracy of information and availability of the Platform
We will take
reasonable technical and organisational precautions to try and ensure the
Platform is accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs. Any information that
we make available on the Platform is provided for your general information
purposes only and to inform you about us and our products and news,
features, services and other websites that may be of interest. It does not
constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice
and should not be relied on for any purposes.
The Platform will
contain information that has been supplied by Digital Professionals or
Businesses. Whilst we encourage high quality of information provided we
make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or
implied, that such information supplied by Digital Professionals or
Businesses (as the case may be) is completely accurate, complete or
up-to-date. We do not verify any aspect of such information and shall have
no obligation to do so. Further, we shall have no liability to any party in
respect of any such information. Any reliance that you may place on the
information on this Platform that is supplied by either a Digital
Professional or a Business is at your own risk. If you feel any information
supplied on the Platform is inaccurate please contact us.
We may suspend or
terminate operation of the Platform at any time as we see fit.
While we try to
make sure that the Platform is available for your use, we do not promise
that the Platform is available at all times nor do we promise the
uninterrupted use by you of the Platform.
Users agree to pay Digital Profile fees for services purchased or used.
Each job post
will be available for 30 days. Should the job post receive no
applicants within this 30 days, the post will automatically be renewed for
a further 30 days. This service is free.
Discounts will be
given for what Digital Profile deems an Exclusive Job Post. An 'Exclusive
Job Post' is a vacancy which appears only on Digital Profile.
has the right to remove any discount to a job post which we later deem not
to be an exclusive.
One off job posts
require up front payment. Businesses who make payments on the Platform
understand that all payment activities are undertaken and operated by
Stripe (https://stripe.com) and are subject to Stripe's Terms and
Conditions which are available at https://stripe.com/gb/terms. All payments are taken in Great
Profile financial transactions, the storing of financial data and the
transfer of funds is managed and handled entirely by Stripe and are not the
responsibility of Digital Profile.
has the right to remove any job posted. First time job posts will need to
be approved by Digital Profile before appearing on the platform.
may change its prices at any time but will provide you reasonable notice of
any such changes by posting the new prices on the Platform and by sending
you email notification. If you do not wish to pay the new prices, you may
cancel the services prior to the change going into effect.
Linking, framing, hyperlinks and third party sites
You may create a
link to our Platform from another website without our prior written
consent, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not
damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not
establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association,
approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
We reserve the
right to withdraw linking permission without notice and to require you to
immediately remove any link to the Site at any time, and you shall
immediately comply with any request by us to remove any such link.
The Platform may
contain hyperlinks or references to third party websites other than the
Platform. Any such hyperlinks or references are provided for your
convenience only. We have no control over third party websites and accept
no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained
in them. The display of any hyperlink and reference to any third party
website does not mean that we endorse that third party's website, products
or services. Your use of a third party site may be governed by the terms
and conditions of that third party site.
Whilst our users
safety is priority we can not guarantee that the Site will be completely
secure or free from bugs.
responsible for configuring your information technology, computer
programmes and platform in order to access the Platform. You should use
your own virus protection software.
You must not
misuse the Platform by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic
bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You
must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Platform, the server on
which the Platform is stored or any server, computer or database connected
to the Platform. You must not attack the Platform via a denial-of-service
attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this
provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse
Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement
authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing
your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the
Platform will cease immediately.
Limitation of our liability
Nothing in these
arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation,
or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by the law of
England and Wales.
To the extent
permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or
other terms which may apply to the Platform or any content on it, whether
express or implied.
We will not be
liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort
(including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if
foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
use of, or
inability to use, the Platform; or
and/or misuse of data or information submitted to the Platform;
use of or
reliance on any content displayed on the Platform.
We will not be
any loss of
profits, sales, business, or revenue or for any business interruption;
any loss of
anticipated savings, business opportunity, goodwill or reputation, or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
We will not be
liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed
denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that
may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other
proprietary material due to your use of the Platform or to your downloading
of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no
responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Platform. Such
links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked
websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from
your use of them.
Events beyond our control
We shall have no
liability to you for any breach of these terms caused by any event or
circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, without limitation,
strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes; breakdown of systems or
network access; or flood, fire, explosion or accident.
Rights of third parties
No one other than
a party to these Terms has any right to enforce any of these Terms.
We may revise
these Terms at any time by amending this page. By continuing to use and
access the Platform following such changes, you agree to be bound by any
variation made by us. It is your responsibility to check these terms and
conditions from time to time to verify such variations, as they are binding
We may update the
Platform from time to time, and may change the content at any time.
However, please note that any of the content on the Platform may be out of
date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do
not guarantee that the Platform, or any content on it, will be free from
errors or omissions.
We shall apply
these Terms in our absolute discretion. In the event of your breach of
these Terms we may terminate or suspend your use of the Platform, remove or
edit any Content submitted by you, disclose such Content to law enforcement
authorities or take any action we consider necessary to remedy the
Headings are used
for reference only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the
extent or scope of any section of these Terms.
If any provision
of these Terms is held to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any
extent, such provision shall, to that extent only, be severed from these
Terms, which shall continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by
Any failure by us
to enforce any provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of
that or any other provision and will not relieve you from the obligation to
comply with these Terms or any provision of them.
their subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or
claims) are governed by the law of England and Wales and any disputes
arising under or in connection with these Terms shall be subject to the
exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.