These Terms and Conditions govern your use of the Quaker Houghton (“Company”) website and your relationship with the Company. This document also documents our data protection policy and the rights of individuals that the Company engages with (“Data Subjects”) in respect of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation (“Regulation”). A ‘Data Subject’ may be an individual or an individual acting on behalf of a body corporate (i.e. a company director).
Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not use the Company website. If you have any questions on the Terms and Conditions, please contact us.
If you are seeking to instruct the Company for the provision of recruitment services, our standard terms and conditions shall apply.
Use of this Website
We operate the Company website to assist you in understanding our Company’s services and in communicating with us.
This website is provided for your personal use subject to these Terms and Conditions. By accessing or using the Company website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and you accept our GDPR policy.
You may not use the Company site for any of the following purposes:
Disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material or otherwise breaching any laws.
Transmitting material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence results in civil liability or otherwise breaches any applicable laws, regulations or code of practice;
Interfering with any other person's use or enjoyment of the Company website;
Making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright without the permission of the owner.
You will be responsible for all applicable losses and costs (including attorneys’ fees) resulting from your breach of this clause.
By submitting information through the Company website you agree and acknowledge that while we may contact you in response to the information you provide, we are not obliged to provide you with any particular product or services.
In order to apply for a position or to access or receive job alerts you must register on the Company website. If you register, you must ensure that the details provided by you on registration or at any time are correct and complete.
You must inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering by updating your personal details in order that we can communicate with you effectively.
If you register to use the Company website you will be asked to create a password. In order to prevent fraud, you must keep this password confidential and must not disclose it or share it with anyone. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you should notify us by contacting us immediately.
If the Company has reason to believe that there is likely to be a breach of security or misuse of the Company website, we may require you to change your password or we may suspend your account.
Registration on the Company website constitutes your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions and our GDPR policy statement.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The General Data Protection Regulations defines “personal data” as any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (a data subject); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity of that natural person.
This Policy sets out the procedures that are to be followed when dealing with personal data. The procedures and principles set out herein must be followed at all times by the Company, its employees, agents, contractors, or other parties working on behalf of the Company.
Employers & Vacancies
The Company makes no representation or warranty in respect of any of the following:
The existence or availability of any vacancy advertised on this website;
That any employer or client will ask for your CV, ask to interview you or recruit you;
That any employer or client will keep confidential any of your information or data provided to that employer or client;
Or the final terms and duration of any appointment obtained through the Company website.
Third Party Links
By clicking on certain links on the Company website you may be transferred to another website owned by a different company. Please be aware that their data privacy practices may differ from these practiced by the Company. In that case you should consult the other websites' privacy policies. The Company is not responsible for, and has no control over, information that is submitted to or collected by other companies or their websites and shall be released from any associated liabilities regarding the same.
All information incorporated within the Company website is owned or licensed by the Company. You may retrieve and display the content of the Company website on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Company website without written permission from the Company.
We cannot guarantee that the service will be fault-free. If a fault occurs in the service you should report it to us and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can. If the Company is informed of any inaccuracies in the material on this website we will attempt to correct the inaccuracies as soon as we reasonably can.
Your access to this website may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to restore the service as soon as we reasonably can.
Whilst the Company takes reasonable care in compiling and presenting the content found on this website, it is provided purely for information and you should seek further guidance and make independent enquiries before relying upon it. If the Company is informed of any inaccuracies in the material on this website we will attempt to correct the inaccuracies as soon as we reasonably can.
If we are in breach of these Terms and Conditions, we will only be responsible for any direct losses that you suffer to the extent that they are a foreseeable consequence to both of us. Our liability shall not in any event include business losses such as lost data, lost profits or business interruption, nor should we be responsible for any indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or punitive damages.
These Terms and Conditions shall not limit or affect our liability if something we do on a grossly negligent basis causes death or personal injury.
We may update these Terms and Conditions from time to time for legal or regulatory reasons or to allow the proper operation of the Company website. We will make reasonable efforts to notify you of any changes. The changes will apply to the use of the Company website after we have given notice. If you do not wish to accept the new Terms and Conditions you should not continue to use the Company website. If you continue to use the Company website after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Company website indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms and Conditions.