Terms and Conditions of Use of the HR Protected Website

1 Acceptance of Terms

Your access to and use of HR Protected (“the Website”) is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions. You will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the Website you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the Website.

2 Advice

Whilst every care has been taken to ensure the information on this website is both accurate and up to date, HR Protected does not accept any liability to any party for loss, or damage incurred by reliance placed on the information contained in this website or through omission or errors how so ever caused. Nothing in this website constitutes professional advice and any user of the website should consult a suitable qualified professional for advice relating to a specific enquiry or issue.

3 Changes to Website

HR Protected reserves the right to:

3.1 change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it without notice and you confirm that HR Protected shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal; and

3.2 change these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of the Website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.

4 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.

5 Copyright and Intellectual Property

The Content of this website is copyright © 2011 of HR Protected Ltd. You may only copy, download and reproduce the Content for your own personal use. You must not use the Content for reproduction on any other website, or in any way for commercial purpose of gain unless you first obtain our written consent. The term “Content” includes all text, images and graphics (other than certain images licensed from third parties) which appear on the website, and the design and layout of the website. Certain images and company logos at this website are the copyright or trademark of third parties and any use is subject to the terms and conditions of such third parties.6 Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability6.1 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, fitness for a particular purpose, , non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

6.2 To the extent permitted by law, HR Protected will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.

6.3 HR Protected 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.

6.4 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of HR Protected for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of HR Protected or that of its employees or agents.

7 Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold HR Protected 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 HR Protected arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.

8 Severance

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.

9 Privacy Policy

We believe strongly in protecting users\’ privacy. We will not provide any of the personal information you give us to any third party. Any information submitted to HR Protected via this website is held under the Data Protection Act 1998.

10 Document Shop

10.1 We, HR Protected Ltd, are publishers of template employment documentation including policies, procedures, templates, forms and letters, we are not in any way providing employment advice, legal services or giving any professional HR opinion.

10.2 Each of the documents available on our website is sold on the basis that you obtain appropriate HR or legal advice before using it and that you adapt it in order to meet your particular requirements (of which we do not, of course, have any knowledge).

10.3 For the above reasons, we wish to emphasise that no document is sold on the basis that it is fit for any particular purpose or that its terms are legally valid and enforceable in any particular jurisdiction, and all liability in respect of these matters, including liability for economic loss, is excluded.

10.4 Copyright in all documents published by HR Protected belongs to HR Protected Ltd. You are not permitted to:

– sell, lease, sublicense, loan, transfer or otherwise deal in any of the documents purchased online, except for your own use;

– publish any of the documents or any extracts from them on the internet, on any website or in any document which is generally available to the public.

10.5 Because every document purchased from us can be downloaded immediately, no cancellation right exists under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000.

10.6 We therefore regret that refunds are not normally possible and will only be made in exceptional circumstances.

11 Governing Law

Your use of this website, these terms and any matters arising are subject to the laws of England. Any dispute is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England. Save as specifically provided otherwise, this website is targeted only at, and the services are only available to, UK residents.