Terms and Conditions

Important Legal Notice

Standard Terms and Conditions for use of this Website

ATTENTION: This legal notice applies to the entire contents of the Website under the domain name [http://www.hemmingrobeson.com] (Website) and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using the Website. Using the Website indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us. If you do not accept these terms, you must cease to use the Website immediately. This notice is issued by Hemming Robeson LLP (Company), company registered number 07494676, registered office Bourne House Queen St, Gomshall , Guildford, Surrey, GU5 9LY.


1. Introduction

1.1 The Website is of a B2B nature and is intended to provide information about the services the Company provides for clients and potential clients and enables the Company’s interim executives to post their profiles online and to engage with the Company’s interim community.

1.2 You may only access the Services we provide (see clause 3) as well as other areas of the Website if you register your details with us. You will be able to access some areas of the Website, however, without registering your details.

1.3 By accessing any part of the Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave the Website immediately.

1.4 The Company may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check the Website from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at the Website.


2. Licence
2.1 You are permitted to print and download extracts from the Website for your own use on the following basis:
(a) no documents to which you do not have access or related graphics on the Website are modified in any way
(b) no graphics on the Website are used separately from the corresponding text; and
(c) the Company’s copyright and trade mark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.

2.2 Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on the Website (including without limitation, photographs and graphical images) are owned by the Company or its licensors. For the purposes of this legal notice, any use of extracts from the Website other than in accordance with clause 2.1 for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Website.

2.3 Subject to clause 2.1, no part of the Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without the Company’s prior written permission.

2.4 Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.


3. Services

3.1 The Company may post details of any interim assignments which may arise from time to time based on a discrete description of any such assignment(s) provided to or by the Company. These details will be provided in good faith by the Company but no liability can be accepted by the Company in relation to the accuracy or appropriateness of any such details.

3.2 The Company’s interim community may use the Website to post their CVs . The Company reserves the right to modify, adapt or reword CVs posted by any interims as it sees fit. The Company shall have no liability to interims or those engaging interims as a result of such modification, nor for the accuracy of any information in CVs posted on the Website or otherwise provided to those engaging interims.

3.3 You will be considered to misuse the services of the Website if you breach our Interim Headquaters “iHQ” code of conduct (set out below) or behaviour deemed by the Company to be inappropriate. These include but are not restricted to the following:
(a) Please do not tout for roles; so long as your profile is updated, the Company is already out there trying to source interim assignments for our pool of executives
(b) Be constructive; let us make this an information hub for our industry, with positive and constructive comments which reflect well on the interim management industry ;
(c) Please do not advertise; if you have an assignment which you require an interim for then just get in touch and wewill be happy to assist;
(d) Keep private information, private; do not share your contact details. If someone wants to connect, please go through us first. In particular, others users of the Website may share with you sensitive information about either themselves, any potential assignments or any third parties. You are to respect in full the confidential and sensitive nature of any such information and are to treat such information accordingly; and
(e) Stay professional; please exercise caution in respect of any comments you may make or any references you make to any third parties. It is a closed site, but content often reaches a wider audience.

3.4 The Company reserves the right to withdraw the services provided at any time without notice. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing the Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to deny users access to the Website without notice and to decline to provide the service to any user that is in breach of these terms and conditions of use or for any reason whatsoever.

3.5 Any agreement entered into between you and the Company may be terminated by either party without notice. Further the Company reserves the right to terminate any agreement without notice..


4. Service Access

4.1 While the Company endeavours to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, the Company shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

4.2 Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the Company’s control.

4.3 The Company offers groups on the Website where users can post observations and comments. The Company reserves the right to close them down or remove or amend content. The Company is not liable for the user’s misuse of any content posted on the Website.


5. User Material and Conduct

5.1 Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under our Privacy Policy, any material you transmit or post to the Website shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. The Company shall have no obligations with respect to such material. The Company and its designees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.

5.2 You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any material:
(a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or
(b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or
(c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or
(d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

5.3 You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking).

5.4 You warrant the accuracy (on an ongoing basis) of any information you provide to the Company or in respect of any matters you post on the Website about you or any third party and consent to its publication on the Website in the knowledge that it will be disclosed to all users of the Website (albeit who need to register where appropriate) without liability in any respect on the part of the Company. You consent to the Company conducting such verification as it considers appropriate and, without limitation, acknowledge that the Company may amend or delete any information you provide as it considers appropriate.

5.5 The Company shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of clause 5.2 or clause 5.3.


6. Links To And From Other Websites

Any links to third party websites on the Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use such links, you leave the Website. The Company has not reviewed all of these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. The Company therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.


7. Registration

7.1 Each registration is for a single user only. The Company does not permit you to share your user name and password with any other person nor with multiple users on a network. The Company shall take action if it is found that logon detail is shared with a third party. All profile data should be accurate and not fictitious.

7.2 Responsibility for the security of any passwords issued rests with you.

7.3 When you register your details you agree to the Company storing that personal information.


8. Privacy

8.1 The Company will use your personal information in line with our Privacy Policy and you acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms of our Privacy Policy from time to time.

8.2 The Company does not assume any responsibility for the protection of any information electronically transmitted via the Website or the Company prior to reaching its final destination, nor does the Company assume any responsibility for the use made of any information provided to third parties in line with these terms and conditions and the Privacy Policy.


9. Disclaimer

9.1 While the Company endeavours to ensure that the information on the Website is correct, the Company does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the Website. The Company may make changes to the material on the Website, or to the services and prices described in it, at any time without notice. Some material on the Website may become out of date, and the Company makes no commitment to update such material.

9.2 The Company does not make any representation about the suitability of any contents of the Website or any third party information contained in the Website and by using the Website you agree to all risks associated with the Services provided and that the Company is not responsible for the acts or omissions of others.

9.3 The material on the Website is provided “as is”, without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the Company provides you with the Website on the basis that the Company excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including any conditions implied by law) which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to the Website.

9.4 The Company cannot warrant the security of any information that you transmit to the Website and the Company will not be liable for any damages resulting from lost data.

9.5 The Company is not liable for any defamatory remarks found on the Website.


10. Liability

10.1 The Company, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Website), and any of the Company’s group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with the Website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website.

10.2 Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit the Company’s liability for:
(a) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); or
(b) fraud; or
(c) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or
(d) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

10.3 If your use of material on the Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.


11. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.


Issue Date: March 2012