Recruiter Terms and Conditions
- 'Oil and Gas People', 'we', 'us' and 'our' mean Oil and Gas People Ltd.
- 'The recruiter', 'you' and 'your' mean the person or company entering into this agreement with us.
2. Our service
2a) On receipt by us of your submitted information via our on-line form, email, telephone agreement or signed service agreement, you will be deemed to have accepted all of these terms and conditions, and will be granted access to our database in accordance with these terms and conditions. You also agree that all of the information you supply to us is correct, truthful and complete. You agree to inform us by email, telephone or post of any changes to any of the information supplied by you to us. We reserve the right to terminate this agreement in the event that any of the information provided by you to us, is no longer current or accurate.
2b) We will take reasonable steps to provide a reliable service to you. However, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or authenticity of any candidate profiles or CVs stored in our database. You acknowledge and accept that this is beyond our control, and refunds cannot be given in the event of untruthful information being submitted by candidates.
3. Your obligations and undertakings
You agree that Oil and Gas People may remove any advertisement posted that breaks these rules, at the discretion of us and without any liability to you.
3a) You will not disclose your username and/or password to any persons outside of your company. If disclosure occurs we reserve the right to terminate this agreement immediately and seek compensation.
3b) You acknowledge and accept that all rights to information provided by third parties are reserved by those third parties, and that such information may not be used in any way that infringes any proprietary interests of those third parties. You agree not to disclose any information provided by the candidates to any third parties, or those not directly related to the recruitment process of the individual(s) in question.
3c) Any personal details which you provide to us from which we can identify you are held in accordance with our Data Protection Registration. You agree that you do not object to us using this information to contact you for the purpose of improving our service to you, requesting payment(s), discussing account status, and you confirm that you do not consider any of the above as a breach of any of your rights under the Telecommunications (Data Protection and Privacy) Regulations 1999.
3d) You agree that your personal details will be available to Oil and Gas People staff, but we will not disclose these details to anybody outside of our organisation. You also agree that we may use these details to contact you in relation to our services.
3e) Downloading or leeching our CV database, wholly or in part, for any reason other than recruiting for a current vacancy is strictly forbidden and will result in immediate cancellation of your account, without refund. Downloading using any software other than a browser is also strictly forbidden and will result in immediate cancellation of your account, without refund. Legal action may be taken against you.
3f) Contacting candidates via email or other means, for any reason other than recruitment, is strictly forbidden. Candidate email addresses gained from Oil and Gas People should not be added to your own database or marketing lists.
3g) You agree not to put excessive load on our servers.
3h) With regards to fixed users, you agree that only these users will have access to the account. If any unauthorized users attempt to access the account, or if the account is accessed from other locations, your account may be immediately cancelled, without refund.
3i) The job posted must exist in the location advertised, unless it is a franchise opportunity (which must be stated in the description).
3j) The job title should be specific and be the best description for the role. It must not include locations or salaries and should not be a slogan (e.g. Great Opportunity or Money To Be Made!).
3k) Emails and URLs within job descriptions are not allowed on Pay per Match accounts. Any postings with this information may be removed without further notice being given. Posting such information may also result in your account being suspended or deleted
3l) The description of the role should mention the required skills as well as details describing the role. Contact names of individuals or companies should not be mentioned in the job description.
3m) If the role offers training and there is a charge for this then the vacancy must state this. Likewise, it should be made clear if there is not a guaranteed job at the end of the training.
3n) Advertisements which discriminate (or appear to discriminate) on grounds of sex, race, age or disability are illegal.
3o) The vacancy should accurately describe the role and not mislead the candidate; sufficient detail should be included in order for the candidate to understand the nature of the role and the basic requirements of the role. If a role requires a candidate to work in multiple locations then the vacancy must state this; if the role is selling a product/service 'door-to-door' then the vacancy must state this; similarly, if the role is a commission only role then this must be stated on the vacancy.
4a) You agree to notify us as soon as is reasonable, knowledge that your password is, or may be, known to any person(s) other than those within your organisation. Upon notification of such an event, we will render such password inoperable, and will issue a new password by a mutually agreed method (telephone or email or post).
5a) When you register on Oil and Gas People there is no charge to create an account. We offer free job posting, free searching of our database and a free preview of all job applicants. All accounts as standard will be set to ‘Free basic” and packages will need to be purchased to release candidates contact details and access other premium features.
Oil and Gas People does not offer credit accounts and all payments are required to be made up front. When upgrading your account access will only become available upon funds arriving with Oil and Gas People.
You agree that payments will be made by PayPal, credit/debit card or bank transfer. You acknowledge and agree that in the event of failure by you, or the person with whom responsibility lies for payment of such transactions, that we may terminate your account and cancel this agreement immediately. We may also pursue payment in a court of law.
5b) You agree to the payment structure agreed with your account manager, and agree to be charged in accordance with it. All prices are in pounds sterling.
5c) You agree that we may alter the above rates within 14 days of notifying you of such changes, although any changes will not come into effect until the end of your contract period (1 or 12 months). If you do not wish to continue this agreement with the altered rates, you may terminate the agreement in accordance with section 7 of this agreement.
6a) Refunds cannot be provided if the candidate is not of the desired age, sex, race, or nationality, as these criteria contradict our equal opportunities policy, and common decency.
7a) The terms and conditions of this agreement will continue unless terminated by you or us, by notice in accordance with this section.
7b) We reserve the right to terminate this agreement immediately, with no further obligation to you, upon the occurrence of any of the following events:
- You fail to pay any amount due to us in accordance with section 5
- You are a limited company and call a meeting of creditors or are otherwise the subject of proceedings under the Insolvency Act of 1986, or are unable to pay your debts as they fall due within the meaning of section 123 of the Insolvency Act of 1986.
- You are an individual and are declared bankrupt or enter into any arrangement or compromise with your creditors
- You breach any of the terms and conditions of this agreement.
8. Our liabilities and limitations
8a) Other than through our negligence or wilful default, we shall not be liable for any losses, damages or claims which result directly or indirectly from any person obtaining any passwords or account details that we have issued you.
9a) These terms and conditions, along with the on-line registration form or signed service agreement, are the whole agreement between you and us.
9b) The paragraph headings are for information only, and do not form part of this agreement.
9c) You agree that we may vary these terms and conditions without any further notice to you. It is your responsibility to regularly view and satisfy yourself with these terms and conditions. All updates will be made available via the Oil and Gas People website.
9d) Any notices from us to you, or you to us, shall be sent by email or first class post to, in your case, the last address that you provided us, and in our case, our registered office, and shall be deemed to have been received two business days after the date of dispatch.
9e) The terms and conditions of this agreement are governed by English Law, and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
Oil and Gas People act as an agent, and are not responsible for the content of job adverts from different employers/agencies. If you have an issue with a job advert that is not your own, you should deal with this directly and not through Oil and Gas People.