General Terms of Use

Updated on March 26, 2021
 
These General Terms of Service govern your use of the websites located at https://ukcil.com, https://app.ukcil.com and any related services provided by UKCIL Ltd.
 
Interpretation Definitions
 
UKCIL Ltd means, the company UKCIL Ltd, registered in England under number 11403726 with its registered office at 11-14 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EN

Service means, the UKCIL platform, websites, application located at https://ukcil.com, https://app.ukcil.com and any related services provided by UKCIL Ltd.

UKCIL User means, a single account of any User of any type who has access to the UKCIL system, either by registering themselves, or having been registered by a Support Organisation

 Service User or employer means, the single person for whom PA support is required, and/or the recipient of Direct Payments of Personal Care Budget from the local authority or NHS Trust, if not privately funded

Account Manager, contracting party means, the person who manages the UKCIL account, for the Service User, this may be the Service User themselves.
   
Subscriptions means, the annual service charge paid for by the User or Supporting Organisation

Candidate(s), PA’s means, users offering their services as a Personal Care Assistant

Support Organisation(s) (SO’s) means, local authorities, councils, county councils, charities, benefit corporations, independent living organisations or private companies, providing support & services to Service Users, who use UKCIL.
  
By accessing UKCIL, you agree to abide by these Terms of Service and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree with these Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using or accessing this website or using any other services provided by UKCIL Ltd.
 
We, UKCIL Ltd, reserve the right to review and amend any of these Terms of Service at our sole discretion. Upon doing so, we will update this page. Any changes to these Terms of Service will take effect immediately from the date of publication.
 
Licence to use The Service
 
We hereby grant to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable and revocable licence to access and use the UKCIL, subject to the terms of your Subscription. 
 
We may at any time, for operational reasons and without liability, change the technical specification of the Service or suspend the whole or any part of the Service 
 
Intellectual Property
 
The intellectual property in the materials contained in this website are owned by or licensed to UKCIL Ltd and are protected by applicable copyright and
trademark law.  
 
Your Data
 
In order to use the Service, Users may be required to provide information about themselves or Service Users they manage, as part of the registration process, or as part of your continued use of the Service. Any information you give to us must be accurate. 
 
We process information about Users in accordance with our Privacy & Data Management and Cookies Policy. By using the Service, you consent to such processing and confirm your authority to give such consent on behalf of yourself, or your Service User(s), account managers and SO users. 
 
For Service Users, your data will be visible to your Supporting Organisation’s users, if,
 
1.     Your account was set up by your Supporting Organisation; or
2.     You selected a Supporting Organisation other than UKCIL, during your account registration process.
 
For Candidates, your profile, will be visible to potential employers, however you contact details will only be shared after, either, 
 
1)    your application has been shortlisted; or 
2)    you have accepted an invitation to apply for a vacancy.
 
We may monitor your use of the Service in order to maintain the integrity of the services, protect the interests of our users and improve the Service overall.
 
Your Undertakings
 
If you are a Service User, Account manager or Candidate
 
You are an individual, or responsible for a single individual (per subscription & Service User account), and that you are using the Service to recruit PA Staff solely for that single Service User, or you are a Candidate looking for a job for yourself,
 
Specifically, you are not acting as, or as an agent of, or affiliated with any organisation nor privately, involved with the recruitment of Personal assistants, care workers, healthcare workers, whether you are compensated or not, 
 
If found to be sourcing candidates or Service Users from the site, you agree to pay a general access fee of £5,000+VAT per month, for the duration your account has been active. 
 
All Users
 
You will take reasonable steps to ensure that: 

(i)             comply with these terms 
(ii)            all information that you upload to UKCIL is accurate; and 
(iii)           nobody other than you access the Service, with your account details;
 
You must not use the Service in any way which, is or is likely to be detrimental to the provision of the Service to you or any of our other users, or to our business or reputation or in contravention of any general policies and fair usage limits issued from time to time by us or in any way that does not comply with any instructions provided to you; 
 
You must
 
a.              not sublicense, resell or offer in any manner, to a third party, the Service or use of or access to the Service. 
 
b.              not interfere with or disrupt the Service or server or network connected to the Service.
 
c.              not attempt to gain unauthorised access to other computer systems or networks connected to the Service. 
 
d.              not use the Service to promote any website, candidate or vacancy which contains content which is illegal or unlawful including content which is defamatory of any person, or which infringes the intellectual property rights of any person, or which promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and 
 
e.              not use the Service in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect. 
 
f.               not disclose the contact details of any Candidate to anyone other than the Service User who has shortlisted that candidate
 
g.              To protect you, and your data, you must comply with our guidelines and omit or include details in the appropriate sections of UKCIL. Full guidance is available in the tool and in the FAQs and further support is available from the helpdesk. Failure to comply with this could lead to your details being made public.
 
 
Accuracy of Materials
 
The materials appearing on our website are not comprehensive and are for general information purposes only. UKCIL Ltd does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on this website, or otherwise relating to such materials or on any resources linked to this website.
 
Links
 
UKCIL Ltd has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement, approval or control by UKCIL Ltd of the site. Use of any such linked site is at your own risk and we strongly advise you make your own investigations with respect to the suitability of those sites.
 
 
Severance
 
Any term of these Terms of Service which is wholly or partially void or unenforceable is severed to the extent that it is void or unenforceable. The validity of the
remainder of these Terms of Service is not affected.
 
Liability
 
Our website and the materials on our website are provided on an 'as is' basis. To the extent permitted by law, UKCIL Ltd makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property, or other violation of rights.
 
In no event shall UKCIL Ltd or its suppliers be liable for any consequential loss suffered  or incurred by you or any third party arising from the use or inability to use this website or the materials on this website, even if UKCIL Ltd or an authorised representative has been notified, orally or in writing, of the  possibility of such damage.
 
In the  context of this agreement, “consequential loss” includes any consequential loss, indirect loss, real or anticipated loss of profit, loss of benefit, loss of revenue, loss of business, loss of goodwill, loss of opportunity, loss of savings, loss of reputation, loss of use and/or loss or corruption of data, whether under statute, contract, equity, tort (including negligence), indemnity or otherwise.
 
UKCIL explicitly makes no recommendations, warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other recommendations, warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of the suitability, or fitness for any particular vacancy, of any candidate. It is the sole responsibility of the Service User and/or their Account Manager and/or Supporting Organisation User, if working with a Supporting Organisation, to ascertain the suitability of any candidate on UKCIL, by conducting interviews, taking references, conducting Disclosure and Barring services checks, and/or any other methods they deem necessary before, inviting to interviews in-person or entering into any contract of employment with any candidate. 
 
UKCIL explicitly makes no recommendations, warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of the suitability, or fitness of any particular vacancy and/or employer, it is sole responsibility of the Candidate to assess the suitability of any role offered by a Service User, Employer their Account manager or supporting Organisation for their own particular circumstances and to carry whatever checks they deem necessary, for example but not limited to, verifying the employers liability insurance.
 
Right to Terminate
 
We may suspend or terminate your right to use our website and terminate these Terms of Service immediately upon written notice to you for any breach of these Terms of Service. 
 
You will not be entitled to a refund, in part or whole, of any fees, subscriptions or charges paid, and may still be liable for any fees, subscriptions or charges still due.
 
 
Governing Law
 
These Terms of Service are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England & Wales. You irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of
the courts in that State or location. 
 
Updated on March 26, 2021
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