Terms & Conditions
Your access to and use of the Workingmums.co.uk Website (the “Website”) is subject to these Terms and Conditions. The Website is being run by Working Mums Limited with registered office at 54 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1EJ. (Company no:5714476. VAT reg no. 877 6054 83). If you do not agree to these terms you should not use the Website, by continuing to use the Website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and agree that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.
The Website allows corporate subscribers to advertise jobs, business opportunities and services and allows Working Mums to register their career profile.
In order to simplify these Conditions, it is useful to provide a definition for certain words and phrases. Where the following words or phrases are used in these Conditions, this is what is meant (unless the particular context clearly requires an alternative interpretation):
“Advertisements” - Job opportunities, products, services, business opportunities, hypertext links to other websites and career profiles and anything else submitted electronically to the Website by Members for posting on the Website.
“Advertiser”- “Jobs Advertiser”, “Business Opportunities Advertiser”, Website Advertiser”
“Business Opportunities Advertiser” - the business opportunity provider / franchisor advertising its business opportunity / franchise on the Website.
“Company” - the body which runs the Workingmums.co.uk Website.
“Jobs Advertiser” - the company or person advertising its jobs on the Website.
“Members” - Working Mums and Advertisers.
“Services” - services provided via and on the Website including placing of Advertisements on the Website.“Services Advertiser”
“Website Advertiser” - a website provider posting an advert or hypertext link to its website on the Website.
“Working Mum” - users of the Website who have applied and been accepted by the Website as members enjoying certain extra privileges such as being able to place their career details/resumee on the Website for viewing by Advertisers.
DISCLAIMER: THE WEBSITE ALLOWS WORKING MUMS TO FIND OUT ABOUT JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND SERVICES AIMED AT WORKING MUMS AND EMPLOYERS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS TO ADVERTISE JOBS OR SERVICES ON A WEBSITE DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR WORKING MUMS.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SERVICES ADVERTISED ON THE WEBSITE OR JOBS BEING OFFERED ON THE WEBSITE ARE NOT BEING OFFERED BY THE COMPANY AND THE COMPANY DOES NOT RUN ANY BACKGROUND CHECK OR VET ITS MEMBERS. THE COMPANY AND THE WEBSITE CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY SERVICES OFFERED VIA THE WEBSITE OR ANY EMPLOYERS POSTING JOBS ON THE WEBSITE. BEFORE PURCHASING ANY SERVICES FROM, ACCEPTING ANY JOB OR ATTENDING ANY INTERVIEW WITH AN ADVERTISER, A MEMBER SHOULD ENSURE THEY HAVE CARRIED OUT ADEQUATE RESEARCH TO ENSURE THAT THE ADVERTISER IS BONA FIDE.
SIMILARLY THE COMPANY AND THE WEBSITE DOES NOT RUN ANY BACKGROUND CHECKS OR VET THE WORKING MUMS IN ANY WAY AND CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE TO ADVERTISERS WHO SHOULD CARRY OUT ALL DUE DILIGENCE INCLUDING REFERENCE CHECKS ON ANY MEMBER BEFORE PROVIDING SERVICES OR EMPLOYMENT TO ANY MEMBER.
THE CONTENTS OF THE WEBSITE DO NOT CONSTITUTE ADVICE AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON IN MAKING OR REFRAINING FROM MAKING ANY DECISION.
WEBSITE REGISTRATION: The Website requires its Members to provide correct registration details to be eligible to use its Services. Advertisers must (i) provide Website with accurate contact details, and (ii) be held responsible in reporting to Website any and all changes to this information.
MEMBER’S ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY Upon registration, Members will receive their profile log in details, where they can access Website. It is the responsibility of the Member to keep their username and password confidential so that no unauthorized person may access Member's site. The Website is not responsible for edits made to member’s content information without your consent due to reasons beyond Website control. Member must notify the Website immediately upon discovering any unauthorized use of your account.
ADVERTISEMENTS Unless agreed in advance, all Advertisements must be submitted electronically by Advertisers through the Website and the relevant fees must be paid at the point of submitting the advertisement online:
Jobs or business opportunities submitted by Advertisers will remain advertised on the Website for up to 28 days after which time the Job advertisement will be removed unless renewed by the Jobs Advertiser as outlined below.
The Company will make every effort to post Advertisements on the Website within 2 working days after electronic submission by Members but cannot be held liable for any failure to post any Advertisement on the Website in this timeframe or at all.
The Advertiser will be liable for the fees payable for the Advertisements services in accordance with the “Payment and Invoicing” section below.
At all times, the Members are solely responsible for submitting the Advertisements to the Website. The Company will not be liable for or responsible for checking the content of the Advertisements to ensure that it is correct, accurate, complete or that it does not contain any errors. The Members will keep the Advertisements up to date and ensure it is correct at all times. The Company is not responsible for misuse or theft of uploaded intellectual property, Members upload materials protected by intellectual property rights at their own risk and the Website cannot take any responsibility in relation to such rights.
The Company reserves the right to refuse publication of an advertisement if it is deemed unsuitable for our audience, or discriminatory in any way. The Company will no longer accept adverts promoting network marketing opportunities. For all other self employed opportunities featured on the Company website, advertisers must adhere to our guidelines. We may at our discretion make any refund of amounts paid or due to be paid in respect of the posting or otherwise and will inform you accordingly.
The Company requires payment by credit card prior to submitting an Advertisement unless an alternative payment method is agreed by the Company. The Company will charge you in British Pounds Sterling.
For credit card payments, the Company uses the ePDQ system from Barclays, which uses a secure server the implements secure socket layer (ssl) technology in their on-line ordering process to protect your payment card information.
Every transaction Barclays process is also checked by their fraud control systems to validate the authenticity and validity of your payment card as well as indicators of possible fraudulent use.
MISSED PAYMENTS If you miss a payment we will send you a reminder to pay the outstanding debt within 7 working days, if we do not receive payment we will suspend your account until payment.
REFUNDS 1. You can end Advertisements online by using the account management option or by e-mailing support@WorkingMums.co.uk. No refunds are available for any cancelled Advertisement To avoid being charged recurring monthly advertising fees, the Company must receive your cancellation notice before the first day of the month or one week in advance of your advert expiring.
2. All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. The Advertisements of Members who cancel their membership, or fails to make a proper prepayment, may be removed.
YOUR RIGHT TO UNSUBSCRIBE You may unsubscribe and cease to be a Member of the Website at any time. To unsubscribe notify us by sending an email to unsubscribe@Workingmums.co.uk. We do not charge termination or cancellation charges. However you will be required to pay any outstanding debts owing to the Company within 30 days.
WORKINGMUMS.CO.UK SITE AND THE ADVERTISING CONTENT The Company makes no representation or warranty that the whole or part of the WorkingMums.co.uk site will be accessible at all times, or useable by all users and/or Members, or error free.
The Company reserves the right without notice to the Member, to suspend temporarily or alter the operation of the Website, for legal or technical reasons. The Company will try to give the Advertiser as much notice where possible either by email or telephone or posting notice on the Website.
The Member will ensure the Advertisements or any other information provided by the advertiser is legal, decent, honest, truthful, accurate and not misleading in any way and the Member will not use the Website site for fraudulent or illegal purposes.
The Member will ensure the Advertisements complies with all the applicable legislation, regulations, codes and guidelines applicable to such advertising content being advertised on the Website. The Member will ensure the Advertisements do not contain material that is obscene, blasphemous, defamatory, infringing on any rights of any third party or otherwise legally actionable by such third party.
The Company will have sole control over the "look and feel" of the Website, including the Advertisements and the display, appearance and placement of the Parties' respective names and/or brands.
Working Mums takes the matter of equal opportunities very seriously. When using this site you should ensure that you comply with all legislation regarding equal opportunities including not discriminating on the grounds of disability, race or gender.
Employment agencies are bound by certain legislation including new regulations (the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2004). When posting jobs or forming agreements with the Company, you agree to fully comply with these regulations and any other legislation.
CHANGES, DELETION BY THE ADVERTISER
The Company may delete any Advertisements Content from the Website or refuse to post any Advertisements to the Website for any reason whatsoever including if: The content of such an Advertisements is not consistent with the website’s reasonable advertising standards from time to time in effect; or is likely to breach any applicable law or regulation; The “Advertiser” has breached or threatened to breach the terms of this Agreement; or The content of any Advertisements is obscene, blasphemous, defamatory, or infringes the Intellectual Property Rights of any third party.
The Company reserves the right to: Move, change the position of, or reduce or increase the size of any advertising content on the Website at any time if necessary or desirable for organisational or presentational reasons.
Workingmums.co.uk run a paid-for shortlisting service where by Advertisers will pay a premium for their job advert to be designed and advertised, and the Company will undertake the work of shortlisting all applications via agreed criteria to deliver a set of shortlisted CVs to the Advertiser who has paid for the service. The number of applications will vary depending on the role in question. The maximum shortlist of CVs which will be delivered is 10. This activity will run over a period no longer than two months and will be invoiced on day 1, with standard 30 day payment terms. The Company will also undertake sending out rejections on behalf of the Advertiser for those applications which do not reach the shortlist and/or interview stage.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Website may include links to third party Websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other Websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites or for any damage or loss caused by visiting any third party.
The contents of the Website are protected by international copyright laws and other intellectual property rights.
The owner of these rights is the Company, its affiliates or other third party licensors.
All product company names and logos mentioned in our Website are the trade marks, service marks or trading names of their respective owners, including us. You may not download material from this Website. Additionally, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute, by any means or in any manner or information on or downloaded from our Website including but not limited to text, graphics, video, messages, code and or software without prior written consent.
All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to the Company or otherwise used by the Website as permitted by law.
DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The Website is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
To the extent permitted by law, the Website will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.
The Company makes no warranty that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of the Company for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of the Company or that of its employees or agents.
If the Company is liable to a Member for any reason, our liability will be limited to the amount paid for the Services concerned. This limit does not apply to any liability the Company may have for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or for our fraudulent misrepresentation.
Members are responsible for ensuring that their computer systems meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use this Website and are compatible with the Website. Members also understand that the Company cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that any material available for downloading from the Website will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties.
Advertisers are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy their particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and outputs.
Members agree to indemnify and hold the Company and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against the Website arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
GOVERNING LAW- ENGLAND & WALES
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
All notices shall be given:To us via e-mail at info@Workingmums.co.uk or by post at Workingmums.co.uk PO Box 53228, London, N3 1YR. To Members, via the email of record being the email address provided during the subscription process as may be updated by you from time to time. Notice provided electronically to this email address will be deemed to be valid notice. Notice will be deemed received when an e-mail is received in full (or else on the next business day if it is received on a weekend or a public holiday in the place of receipt) or 7 days after the date of posting.