Jobs Board Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions govern your use of our Legal Secretary Jobs Board. By using our website, whether by submitting any material, by using any of our website services or in any other way, you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions in full.

1.             Recruiter registration and accounts

1.1          To be eligible for a recruiter account on our website, you must be a business and:

(a)           if you are a sole trader, you must be at least 18 years of age and a resident in England and Wales;

(b)           if you are a partnership, you must be established under the laws of England and Wales; and

(c)           if you are a limited company or other limited liability entity, you must be incorporated in England and Wales.

1.2          You may register an account on our website by entering the applicable information required on the ‘Register as a Recruiter’ page.

1.3          You must pay the fees specified on our website in relation to job posts, when applicable.

1.4          Registration for an account will enable recruiters to:

(a)           create a business profile where their information will be shown together with their logo;

(b)           post Legal Secretary jobs;

(c)           manage and view applications for their vacancies; and

(d)           have their vacancies shared on ILSPA's Legal Secretary Journal and social media

1.5          You acknowledge that we merely provide a facility to enable jobseekers and recruiters to get in touch and that we do not vet or monitor the registered jobseekers who use our website, and you agree that you will not hold us liable, or seek to hold us liable, in relation to any loss, damage or expense that you suffer arising out of the actions or omissions of a jobseeker.

1.6          Recruiters undertake to ensure that all job advertisements or information they submit to the website for publication are true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading advertisements or information for bona fide jobs.

1.7          Recruiters must treat the information in our database of jobseekers as confidential, and they must use the database and information only for the purpose of seeking candidates to fill bona fide jobs. In addition, recruiters must not copy any information from the database, record or retain any information from the database, or disclose to any third party any information from the database, except as strictly necessary for that purpose.

1.8        We warrant to recruiters that we will perform the paid-for recruiter services with reasonable care and skill.

1.9        We do not warrant that recruiters will receive any applications in relation to job advertisements, nor do we warrant that our database will hold information regarding jobseekers who are suitably qualified for the positions that recruiters require to be filled.

2.             Candidate registration and accounts

2.1          To be eligible for an individual account on our website, you must be looking for employment or a change in employment.

2.2          You may register for an account with our website by entering the applicable information required on the ‘Register as a Candidate’ page.

2.3          Registration for an account will enable candidates to:

(a)           browse the latest Legal Secretary vacancies;

(b)           search for specific Legal Secretary jobs;

(c)           create or upload their CV to show their availability for work;

(d)           be contacted directly by employers; and

(e)           view their applications and saved jobs.

2.4          You acknowledge that we merely provide a facility to enable candidates and recruiters to get in touch and that we do not vet or monitor the recruiters who advertise on our website, and you agree that you will not hold us liable, or seek to hold us liable, in relation to any loss, damage or expense that you suffer arising out of the actions or omissions of a recruiter.

2.5          You must ensure that all the information you provide to us and to any registered recruiter via or in relation to our website is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading, and you must keep such information up to date.

3.             User IDs and passwords

3.1          If you register for an account with our website, you will be asked to choose a username and a password.

3.2          Your username must not be liable to mislead and you must not use your account or username for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.

3.3          You must keep your password confidential.

3.4          You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.

3.5          You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and you may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.

4.             Cancellation and suspension of account

4.1          We may:

(a)           suspend your account;

(b)           cancel your account; and/or

(c)           edit your account details, 

at any time at our sole discretion without notice or explanation, providing that if we cancel any services you have paid for and you have not breached these terms and conditions, we will refund to you the payment.

4.2          You may cancel your account on our website at any time, but you will not be entitled to any refund if you do so.

5.          Your content: rules

5.1        You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.

5.2        Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person's legal rights and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).

5.3        Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:

(a)           be libelous or maliciously false;

(b)           be obscene or indecent;

(c)           infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trademark right, design right, right in passing off or other intellectual property right;

(d)           infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;

(e)           constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;

(f)            be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;

(g)           be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;

(h)           be in breach of official secrets legislation;

(i)            be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;

(j)            be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;

(k)           constitute spam;

(l)            be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or

(m)          cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.

5.4        Your content must be appropriate, civil and tasteful, and in accordance with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.

5.5        You must not submit to our website any material that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

6.          Limitations, exclusions of liability and indemnity

6.1        Neither the Institute nor any of its officers or employees accept any loss of any nature whatsoever and to whomsoever that is caused by or arises from your use of the website and/or any such liability whether it be in contract, tort or otherwise, and all representations, warranties and conditions relating to the website and your use of it are hereby excluded.

6.2        You hereby indemnify us, and undertake to keep us indemnified, against any and all losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute) incurred or suffered by us and arising directly or indirectly out of:

(a)           any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions; or

(b)           your use of our website.

6.3        We must be informed by you immediately if anyone makes a claim or threatens to make a claim against you in relation to your use or misuse of the website.

7.          Breaches of these terms and conditions

7.1        Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:

(a)           temporarily suspend your access to our website;

(b)           permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;  and/or

(f)            suspend or delete your account on our website.

7.2        If we suspend, prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension, prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

8.          Variation

8.1        We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.

8.2        The revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of their publication on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of the terms and conditions.

9.          Third-party rights

9.1        These terms and conditions are for our benefit and your benefit, and they are not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.

9.2        The exercise of the parties’ rights under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.

10.          Law and jurisdiction

10.1        These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.

11.          Our details

11.1        This website is owned and operated by The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs, registered in England and Wales under registration number 5295024. Our registered office is at Blacklers, Park Road, Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EQ.

11.2        You can contact us by emailing or telephoning 0207 1009210.

11.3        ILSPA is not an employment agency under the provisions of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 and the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.