1. Statistical Information
We gather statistical information collectively about all visitors to this website regarding page and service usage. We only use such data in aggregate form. This information helps us to improve the services we offer our visitors.
Below we explain how cookies are used in general by this site and how you can control cookies that maybe in use by this site.
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by your web browser. They can be used for many things such as remembering whether you have visited a site before, keeping you logged in. Or helping us understand how you use our site. They do not include personnel information about you such as your name. To understand more about cookies please visit Cookie Central ( http://www.cookiecentral.com )
We may collect information automatically when you visit the Website, using cookies. The cookies allow us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit. You can choose, below, not to allow cookies. This will not guarantee that your experience with the Website will be as good as if you did allow cookies.
The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website and your location.
Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer.
These links explain how you can control cookies via your browser - remember that if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all websites not just this one:
- Internet Explorer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835 (this page links to further information for different versions of IE - the mobile version is at http:/ /www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/howto/wp7/web/changing-privacy-and-other-browser-settings.aspx).
- Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647
- Safari: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/5.0/en/9277.html (or http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677 for mobile versions)
- Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/ Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies
- Blackberries: http://docs.blackberry.com/en/smartphone_users/deliverables/ 32004/Turn_off_cookies_in_the_browser_60_1072866_11.jsp
- Android: http://support.google.com/mobile/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=169022
- Opera: http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
2.3 Types of Cookies in use:
1. Analytics cookies
These monitor how visitors move around the Website and how they reached it. This is used so that we can see total (not individual) figures on which types of content user’s value most, for instance.
You can opt out of these if you want:
2. Third-party service cookies
Social sharing, and other services we offer are run by other companies. These companies may place cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them.
3. Site management cookies
These are used to maintain your identity or session on the Website. For instance, where our websites run on more than one server, we use a cookie to ensure that you are sent information by one specific server (otherwise you may log in or out unexpectedly). We may use similar cookies when you vote in polls to ensure that you can only vote once.
These cookies cannot be turned off individually but you could change your browser setting to refuse all cookies (see above) if you do not wish to accept them.
3.1 Bluecross Locums does not make any representation whatsoever about any job vacancy advertisement which is accessed either on, by virtue of or by way of any links from this website nor about any of the advertisers who appear in the "Recruiter Directory" section on this website because in compiling the same Bluecross Locums relies on information provided to it by third parties. Accordingly it is a matter for you to satisfy yourself as to the suitability of any agency, employer or job found directly or indirectly through this website.
3.2 You acknowledge that the Internet or Bluecross Locums's systems, services and equipment may from time to time be inoperative in full or in part as a consequence of but not limited to, mechanical breakdown, maintenance, hardware or software upgrades, any communication connectivity problems or other facts beyond the control of Bluecross Locums and you acknowledge that Bluecross Locums will not be held liable for any failure or inability to provide continuous, error free, uninterrupted services under these or any other circumstances.
3.3 You will be able to access some areas of this Website without registering your details with us. Certain areas of this Website are only open to you if you register.
3.4 By accessing any part of this Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave this Website immediately.
3.5 Bluecross Locums may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check this Website from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Website.
4. MEMBERSHIP CONDITION
The Website services are not available to, and may not be used by, persons under the age of 16 years of age, or who are temporarily or indefinitely suspended Website members. If you are under 16 years old, you can use this service only in conjunction with the supervision of a parent or guardian. If you are business entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind that entity to this Agreement
You must choose a password on completion of registration. You shall be responsible for all actions taken under that password and shall only access the Website using your own password. You should not disclose your password to any other person.
6. CV DISTRIBUTION SERVICE
If you activate Bluecross Locums's CV distribution service you agree and acknowledge that:
6.1 Bluecross Locums may adapt, modify and reword in such way and to such extent as Bluecross Locums considers appropriate the information contained in your CV in order to produce a CV in the style and format Bluecross Locums sends to recruitment agencies and employers.
6.2 Bluecross Locums shall have no liability to you as a consequence of or arising out of any adaptation, modification or rewording referred to in Clause 4.1 above.
7.1 Bluecross Locums may make changes in or withdraw any of the services described in this website and at any time without notice.
7.2 The services (including the CV Distribution Service) which Bluecross Locums offers to candidates are entirely gratuitous and Bluecross Locums shall not be obliged to maintain or continue any services offered to candidates on this Website. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing Bluecross Locums reserves the right to suspend or cancel the provision of any service to any particular candidate for any reason whatsoever.
7.3 Bluecross Locums reserves the right to change these terms and conditions of use by changing them on this website.
8 INFORMATION AND EMAILS YOU SEND US OR SUBMIT
8.1 You should ensure that information you send to us or any advertiser is accurate and you are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Website any material that is libellous, obscene, indecent, seditious, pornographic, menacing, threatening, offensive, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience, fraudulent, which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, gives rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringes the rights of any third party, in the UK or any other country in the world; which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data) or for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals.
8.2 You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation) by hacking or committing fraud.
8.3 Bluecross Locums will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Bluecross Locums to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material, misusing the Website or otherwise purporting to breach the law in contravention of paragraphs 6 .1 or 6.2.
8.4 If you breach of any of the terms contained in paragraphs 6.1 and 6.2 Bluecross Locums will terminate the services provided by this Website.
8.5 Bluecross Locums accepts no responsibility or liability for the use by any agency, employer or other third party of any CV about you forwarded to any agency, employer (whether by Bluecross Locums or you) or to any third party which comes to your attention directly or indirectly through your use of this Website.
8.6 If you apply for any job or jobs using the Website you consent to Bluecross Locums monitoring and storing the information provided, along with the contents of any email.
9.1 Bluecross Locums does not make any representation as to the security, quality or propriety of any website which may be accessed through this Website. Linked websites accessed through this Website are independent websites over which Bluecross Locums does not exercise any control, whether financial, editorial or any other kind and are not in any way endorsed by Bluecross Locums.
9.2 Accordingly Bluecross Locums has no responsibility or liability to you in respect of any products or services purchased or obtained by you from any such linked website nor in respect of the use of any personally identifying information by any such linked website or its owner. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
9.3 You shall not link to this Website without the express written permission of Bluecross Locums.
9.4 If you have been granted permission to link to this Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of this Website, and subject to the following conditions:
(a) you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the "Bluecross Locums" logo;
(b) you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around this Website;
(c) you do not in any way imply that Bluecross Locums is endorsing any products or services other than its own;
(d) you do not misrepresent your relationship with Bluecross Locums nor present any other false information about Bluecross Locums.
10.1 This Website contains copyright material, trade names and other proprietary information, including but not limited to, design, text, software and graphics. The entire contents of this Website are protected by copyright law. Bluecross Locums, or its licensors, own copyright and/or database rights in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part except as provided below.
10.2 You may download information from this Website for your own personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copyright, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without our express permission and that of the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyright material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright material.
10.3 If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use this Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this Website.
11. VIRUSES ETC
Bluecross Locums will not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, special or other damage resulting from the transmission from this Website to your computer systems of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other destructive items, however caused, such damage to include, without limitation, loss of profits, interruption to business, loss of the whole or any part of a program or any data howsoever stored whether saved on a computer system or otherwise.
12. TRADE NAMES
Bluecross Locums.co.uk and its logos on this site are trade names of Bluecross Locums. You may not use these names or logos without Bluecross Locums's consent.
13. HOW BLUECROSS LOCUMS PROTECTS AND USES INFORMATION WHICH BLUECROSS LOCUMS HOLDS ABOUT YOU
14. LOSSES RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO YOUR DATA
You accept the risk that data transmitted electronically via this Website or otherwise may be intercepted before reaching its intended destination or accessed by unauthorised third parties and may be exploited unlawfully by such third parties. Bluecross Locums does not assume responsibility for guarding against the acts of such third parties and shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special or other damage resulting from third parties' interception of or access to data of whatever nature.
13.1 Bluecross Locums excludes all liability it may have to you to the fullest extent permitted by law (and whether such liability arises in contract, tort or otherwise) as a result of your use of this Website or your accepting of a job vacancy obtained directly or indirectly through this Website.
13.2 Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude Bluecross Locums's liability for death or personal injury due to its negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation.
13.3 If your use of material on this Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data you assume all costs thereof.
14.1 While Bluecross Locums endeavours to ensure that the information on this Website is correct, Bluecross Locums does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on this Website. Bluecross Locums may make changes to the material on this Website at any time without notice. The material on this Website may be out of date, and Bluecross Locums makes no commitment to update such material. Please note that you will be required to use caution, common sense and good awareness as there are also risks of dealing with persons or people acting under false pretences. By using the Website you agree to all risks and agree that Bluecross Locums is not responsible for the acts or omissions of others.
14.2 The material at this Website is provided "as is" without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly to the maximum extent permitted by law, Bluecross Locums provides you with this Website on the basis that Bluecross Locums excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms which but for this legal notice might have effect in relation to this Website.
14.3 Bluecross Locums shall not be liable to you for any loss or damage suffered, of any nature whatsoever as a result of your using this Website or our services.
Any headings in these terms and conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their construction.
18. GOVERNING LAW
If not actually the case, the contract under which you use this website shall be deemed to have been made in the UK and the construction, validity and performance of these terms and conditions of use shall be governed in all respects by the UK law and the UK courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any dispute between you and Bluecross Locums concerning your use of this website.