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Website Terms of Use

These Terms of Website Use (“Terms of Use”) (together with the documents referred to on it) tell you the Terms of Use on which you may access and/or make use of our website located at www.blueoctopus.co.uk (“Our Website”), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before you start to use Our Website. By using Our Website, you indicate that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please refrain from using Our Website.

We may alter these Terms of Use from time to time and post the new version on Our Website. You must check these Terms of Use on Our Website regularly to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms of Use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on Our Website.

In addition to these Terms of Use, our Terms and Conditions of Supply of Services, Data Protection Policy, Complaints Policy and Privacy and Cookies Policy apply in respect of all use of Our Website and the services supplied through it.

Information about us

Our Website is owned and operated by Blue Octopus Recruitment Limited (“our”, “we”, or “us”), Company Number 7088452. Our registered address is Octo House, 2 Station Road, Otley, LS21 3HX.

Accessing our site

Access to Our Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on Our Website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason Our Website or the service is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of Our Website, or the whole of Our Website, to users who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

When using Our Website, you must comply with these Terms of Use and in particular our Acceptable Use Policy detailed below.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to Our Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access Our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use, and that they comply with them.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in Our Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from Our Website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our Website.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on Our Website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on Our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of Our Website in breach of these Terms of Use or the Terms and Conditions of Supply, your right to use Our Website and services will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Reliance on Information Posted

Commentary, advertising, entries and other materials posted on Our Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to Our Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any content on Our Website, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. You acknowledge that you may not rely on any content posted on Our Website which have been created by us, submitted to us, or posted by users or other third parties (including without limitation: commentary, advertising, entries and any other materials and information).

The views and opinions of authors expressed on Our Website do not necessarily state or reflect those of Blue Octopus and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

When visiting Our Website, your web browser may produce pop-up advertisements. These advertisements were most likely produced by other websites you visited or by third party software installed on your computer. Blue Octopus does not endorse or recommend products or services for which you may view a pop-up advertisement on your computer screen while visiting Our Website.

Our Website Changes Regularly

We aim to update Our Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on Our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our Liability

The material displayed on Our Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy, quality of information, completeness or usefulness. We do not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes or services. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about You and Your Visits to Our Site

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy and Cookies Policy and our Data Protection Policy which are incorporated into these Terms of Use. By using Our Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Transactions Concluded Through Our Site

Contracts for the supply of goods and/or services formed through Our Website or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our Terms and Conditions of Supply, a copy of which is available upon request.

Uploading Material to Our Website

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to Our Website, or to make contact with other users of Our Website, you must comply with our content standards set out below. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of Our Website.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on Our Website if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out below.

Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences

You must not misuse Our Website 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 Our Website, the server on which Our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to Our Website. You must not attack Our Website 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 Our Website will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of Our Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking To Our Site

With our written consent you may link to Our Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but 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.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our Website or any part thereof must not be copied and/or framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out below.

If you wish to make any use of material on Our Website other than that set out above, please address your request to the Blue Octopus Info Email.

Links from Our Site

Where Our Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties or users, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Acceptable Use

You may use Our Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use Our Website:

You also agree:

Content Standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to Our Website (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:

Contributions must not:

Suspension and Termination

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these Terms of Use through your use of Our Website. When a breach has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply our Acceptable Use Policy and content standards (set out above) constitutes a material breach of the Terms of Use upon which you are permitted to use Our Website, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these Terms of Use. The responses described above are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Privacy and Data Protection

We have taken steps to ensure that any information provided to us through the use of Our Website is safe and secure. Please refer to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and our Data Protection Policy for further information.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to Our Website although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms of Use in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Trademarks

The above logos Blue Octopus and Octo are registered trademarks of Blue Octopus Recruitment Limited.

Your Concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on Our Website, please contact the Blue Octopus Info Email.

Thank you for visiting Our Website.

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