Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms of use carefully brefore using this site.

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Who we are and how to contact us

This website is provided by PeopleCheck Limited (” We”). We are a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 04873857 and registered office at Shearwater House, The Green, Richmond, England, TW9 1PX. Our VAT number is GB 820 888 118.

 

PeopleCheck Limited is a member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) and a member of the International Association of Professional Background Screeners (IAPBS).   

Our contact details are: Email: contact@peoplecheck.co.uk
Telephone: 0203 848 8650
Fax 0845 280 6400

This website is for your own use.  By accessing this website, you agree:

  • not to use this website or its content in contravention of any regulation or legislation;
  • not to copy, amend, reproduce or distribute the content, or disclose the content to third parties, other than in compliance with our Copyright Notice. 
  • not to advertise or sell any goods or services to other users of this website or to benefit commercially from its content; and
  • that you are responsible for any material you send to or upload to this website and that such material is legal, is not offensive and it does not infringe our rights, those of third parties or the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.

We may make changes to these terms

We amend these Terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the conditions that apply at that time. These Terms were most recently updated in May 2021.

We may make changes to our site

We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our users’ needs and our business priorities.

We may suspend or withdraw our site

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We reserve the right to modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the site or any part of it, with or without notice, at any time. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance of the site.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your Internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

We may transfer this agreement to someone else

We may transfer our rights and obligations under these Terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.

Keep your accout details safe

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at contact@peoplecheck.co.uk.

Limitations and exclusions of our liability

Our website and its contents are provided for general information purposes only and nothing on this website or in its contents is intended to provide legal or other professional advice.  You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site. We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information or materials published on this website.  If you wish to find out more about the information in the materials published, please contact us by email. 

We are not responsible or liable for any matter relating to you or any third parties accessing or using this website and its contents.  

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.

Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or limits our liability for fraud or for death or personal injury arising from our negligence or for any other matter in respect of which it would be unlawful or in breach of regulation to limit or exclude liability.

We will accept no liability in any event including (without limitation) negligence for any damages or loss of any kind, including (without limitation) direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, expenses or losses arising out of, or in connection with your use or inability to use the site, or in connection with any error, omission, defect, computer virus or system failure, or loss of any profit, goodwill or reputation, even if expressly advised of the possibility of such loss or damages, arising out of or in connection with the access of, use of, performance of, browsing in or linking to other sites from this site.

Websites we link to

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We do not endorse nor are we responsible for the contents of websites operated by others that link to this website or that are accessible from it. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Your personal information

We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Notice

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

 

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

 

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Rules about linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.  

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.  

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.  

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.  

You may not provide an electronic link to any other page of this website or to any other documents hosted on this website without our consent.  We reserve the right to request that you remove an electronic link to this website at any time and you agree to remove such a link immediately. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact contact@peoplecheck.co.uk.

Governing law

These Terms of Use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales to determine any matter or dispute in connection with or arising out of this site and these Terms of Use.

This site is designed for use in the UK and is not directed to, nor intended for distribution or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where the publication or availability of this site or such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation. If you choose to access information on this site, it is your responsibility to comply with the applicable local, national or international laws and any use of this site outside the UK is entirely at your own risk. For guidance relating to your specific situation, please contact your legal adviser.

Intellectual property rights

We, our suppliers, or third parties who have granted us permission to reproduce their material on this website, own all trade marks, copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the content on this website.  

Trademarks Notice
”PeopleCheck” is a UK registered trademarks of PeopleCheck Limited. You are not permitted to use it without our approval, unless it is part of material you are using as permitted under How you may use material on our site.

Copyright Notice
Copyright in some documents and material available on this website belongs to third parties and has been produced on this website with the permission of the third party copyright owners.  Please check the copyright notices of those third parties. 

With the exception of copyright belonging to third parties and unless otherwise stated, we are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, in the pages of this website and in the material published on it or made available through it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print or save copies of the content of this website for your own personal use, draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site and you provide copies to others for information purposes, on the basis that: 

  • you do so on an occasional basis and free of charge;  
  • you do so on an occasional basis and free of charge;  
  • the recipient is made aware of the terms of this copyright notice. 

Any other reproduction, transmission and storing of all or part of this website and the materials available through it, in any medium, without the written permission of PeopleCheck, is prohibited.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

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