Terms and Conditions

Your use of this website is subject to our terms and conditions of use set out below, and by using this website you are agreeing, and you are signifying your agreement, to be bound by these terms and conditions. Reference to “IT3SIxty" website or "IT3Sixty.co.uk" in these terms and conditions of use refers to The Tech Skills Partnership NI.

IT3Sixty reserves the right to alter the terms and conditions at any time by placing an altered set of such terms and conditions on the web site which shall be effected upon placement thereon. The use of the web site at any time after such amendment would be regarded as full acceptance by you of the altered terms and conditions governing the use of the web site and the services provided.

1. Your relationship with IT3Sixty

1.1 Your use of the website at www.it3sixty.co.uk (the Site) is subject to the terms of a legal agreement between you and The Tech Skills Partnership, registered in Northern Ireland with registered number and with registered address at Wellington Park Avenue Belfast

1.2 Unless otherwise agreed in writing with IT3Sixty, your agreement with IT3Sixty will always comprise the terms and conditions set out in this document. These are referred to below as the Terms. These Terms form a legally binding agreement between you and IT3Sixty in relation to your use of the Site.

1.3 IT3SIxty reserves the right to change and update the Terms from time to time, at its sole discretion. When these changes are made, IT3Sixty will make a new copy of the Terms available at the Site. You understand and agree that if you use (or continue use of) the Site after the date on which the Terms have changed, IT3SIxty will treat your use as acceptance of the updated Terms. You should always check for updated Terms whenever you revisit the Site.

2. Accepting the Terms

In order to use the Site, you must first agree to the Terms. You may not use the Site if you do not accept the Terms. You can accept the Terms by:

2.1 clicking to accept or agree to the Terms, where this option is made available to you by IT3Sixty in the user interface for any Site; or

2.2 by actually using the Site. In this case, you understand and agree that IT3Sixty will treat your use of the Site as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.

3. Use of the Site by you

3.1 You agree to use the Site only for purposes that are permitted by (a) the Terms and (b) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions (including any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the United Kingdom or other relevant countries).

3.2 You agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the Site by any means other than through the interface that is provided by IT3Sixty. You specifically agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the Site through any automated means, including use of scripts or web crawlers.

3.3 You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Site, or the servers and networks which are connected to the Site.

4. Your passwords and account security

4.1 You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords associated with any account you use to access the Site. Accordingly, you agree that you will be solely responsible to IT3Sixty for all activities that occur under your account, as determined, noted, or recorded by IT3SIxty. Such determination, notation, and record shall at IT3Sixty’s sole discretion, and shall serve as conclusive proof of the facts stated therein and to which they attest.

4.2 If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of your account, you agree to notify IT3Sixty immediately at info@it3sixty.co.uk

5. Data protection

5.1 Your use of the Site, including any registration process, may involve your disclosure to IT3Sixty of personal data (which term shall include sensitive personal data) relating to data subjects (as those terms are defined in the Data Protection Act 1998). In the event that you do so disclose such personal data you:

5.1.1 warrant and represent to IT3Sixty that you have secured all consents and permissions, and have taken all actions necessary, as may be required by applicable law for the purposes of disclosure to IT3Sixty and subsequent use by IT3Sixty of such data in the provision of the Site by IT3Sixty in accordance with IT3Sixty's  Privacy Policy and

5.1.2 in relation to any personal data relating to you, you consent to the use of such personal data in accordance with IT3Sixty's Privacy Policy

6. Content in the Site

6.1 You understand that all information (such as data files, written text, photographs, videos or other images, and the like) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the Site are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. All such information is referred to below as the "Content".

6.2 You should be aware that Content presented to you as part of the Site, including but not limited to advertisements in the Site and sponsored Content within the Site, may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by the third parties who provide that Content to IT3Sixty (or by other persons or companies on their behalf). You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on this Content (either in whole or in part) unless you have been specifically told and authorized that you may do so by IT3Sixty, or by the owners of that Content, in a separate agreement.

6.3 You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that IT3Sixty has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any Content that you create, transmit or display while using the Site and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which IT3Sixty may suffer) by doing so.

6.4 In these Terms intellectual property rights shall mean all intellectual property rights wherever in the world arising, whether registered or unregistered (and including any application), including copyright, know-how, confidential information, trade secrets, business names and domain names, trademarks, service marks, trade names, patents, database rights and all rights in the nature of unfair competition rights or rights to sue for passing off.

7. Proprietary rights

7.1 You acknowledge and agree that IT3Sixty (or IT3Sixty's licensors) own all legal right, title and interest in and to the Site, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Site (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). You further acknowledge that the Site may contain information which is designated confidential by IT3Sixty and that you shall not disclose such information without IT3Sixty's prior written consent.

7.2 Unless you have agreed otherwise in writing with IT3Sixty, nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use any of IT3Sixty's trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features.

7.3 Other than the limited license set forth in clause 8, IT3Sixty acknowledges and agrees that it obtains no right, title or interest from you (or your licensors) under these Terms in or to any Content that you submit, post, transmit or display on, or through, the Site, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in that Content (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). Unless you have agreed otherwise in writing with IT3Sixty, you agree that you are responsible for protecting and enforcing those rights and that IT3Sixty has no obligation to do so on your behalf.

8. Content license from you

8.1 You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Site. By submitting, posting or displaying the content you give IT3Sixty a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute and share  any Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Site.  This content will be immediately be shared with companies who have a commercial agreement with IT3Sixty.  

8.2 You understand that IT3Sixty may, in its absolute discretion, edit, alter, delete or move any Content posted to, appearing on or distributed by IT3Sixty. This includes, as part of the performance of the technical steps required to provide the Site to other users, (a) transmitting or distributing your Content over various public networks and in various media; and (b) making such changes to your Content as are necessary to conform and adapt that Content to the technical requirements of connecting networks, devices, services or media. It also includes IT3Sixty's right at any time to take down, un-publish, take offline, delete, archive, prohibit, ban, or otherwise remove any Content which IT3Sixty, in its sole discretion, believes does not relate or is improper or inappropriate to the Site, or which may breach any legislation and/or cause offence, distress or adverse reaction.

8.3 You undertake that you will not at any time:

8.3.1 send, upload, download, distribute or transmit any Content to the Site that is abusive, indecent, unlawful, harmful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, harassing, menacing or offensive (including whether racially or ethnically), is to your knowledge inaccurate and/or untrue (whether in whole or in part), is in breach of confidence or of a third party's intellectual property rights, facilitates illegal activity, depicts sexually explicit images, or promotes unlawful violence, discrimination based on race, gender, colour, religious belief, sexual orientation, disability, or any other illegal activities, or which has a disruptive influence on the Site;

8.3.2 send to or via the Site any chain letters, junk mail, solicitations (commercial or non commercial), "spam" or unsolicited advertising or promotional material;

8.3.3 use the Site in any manner which in IT3Sixty's opinion is or is likely to be detrimental to the provision of the Site, or to the business and/or reputation of the Site;

8.3.4 use the Site for commercial purposes without IT3Sixty's prior written consent;

8.3.5 use any email address or web address posted onto the Site for any purpose other than as was intended by the person posting the address;

8.3.6 impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious;

8.3.7 use the Site in a way that might reasonably be expected to cause the Site to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or which could in any way damage the operation of another's computer.

9. Ending your relationship with IT3Sixty

9.1 IT3Sixty may at any time, terminate its legal agreement with you and the supply to you of the Site if:

9.1.1 you have materially breached any provision of the Terms (or have acted in manner which clearly shows that you do not intend to, or are unable to comply with the provisions of the Terms) and, where such breach is capable of remedy, IT3Sixty determines that you have not so remedies within fourteen days of notification.

9.1.2 IT3Sixty is required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of the Site to you is, or becomes, unlawful); or

9.1.3 you cease to trade; or become insolvent or unable to pay your debts within the meaning of the insolvency legislation applicable to you; or a person (including the holder of a charge or other security interest) is appointed to manage or take control of the whole part of your business or assets, or notice of an intention to appoint such a person is given or documents relating to such an appointment are filed with any court; or the ability of your creditors to take any action to enforce your debts is suspended, restricted or prevented or some or all of your creditors accept, by agreement or pursuant to a court order, an amount of less than the sums owing to them in satisfaction of those sums; or any process is instituted which could lead to you being dissolved and  your assets being distributed to your creditors, shareholders or other contributors (other than for the purposes of solvent amalgamation or reconstruction): or

9.1.4 IT3Sixty, in its sole discretion, believes that your use of the Site is in breach of any obligation imposed on you by section 8 of these Terms, or that your continued use of the Site is in any way inappropriate or otherwise unacceptable.

9.2IT3Sixty reserves the exclusive right and prerogative to retain, maintain, archive, protect, use, or store any and all data or information, without regard as to time or duration, as it may deem reasonable or necessary in the pursuit of its business or interests, or in protecting such business or interests, notwithstanding the termination or cessation of your relationship with IT3Sixty.

9.3IT3Sixty will be entitled to disclose your user identity and details if required to do so by operation of law, including at the request of any court or other law enforcement authority and/or agency, or in such other circumstances as IT3Sixty in its sole discretion considers reasonably necessary.

10. Exclusion of Warranties

10.1 Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit IT3Sixty's warranty or liability for losses which may not be lawfully excluded or limited by applicable law. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or conditions or the limitation or exclusion of liability for loss or damage caused by negligence, breach of contract, or breach of implied terms, or incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, only the limitations which are lawful in your jurisdiction will apply to you and IT3Sixty's liability will be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.

10.2 You expressly understand and so agree that your use of the Site is at your sole risk and that the Site is provided "As Is" and "As Available."

10.3 Because IT3Sixty is allowing you to use the Site free of charge, there are no conditions, warranties, representations or other terms, express or implied, that are binding on IT3Sixty except as specifically stated in these Terms. Any condition, warranty, representation or other term concerning the supply of the Site which might otherwise be implied into or incorporated in these Terms, or any collateral contract, whether by statute, common law or otherwise, is hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law (including any and all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, ownership of intellectual property rights, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement). In particular, but without limitation, IT3Sixty, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and its licensors, do not represent or warrant to you that:

10.3.1 your use of the Site will meet your requirements,

10.3.2 your use of the Site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or free from error,

10.3.3 any information obtained by you as a result of your use of the Site will be accurate or reliable. IT3Sixty cannot guarantee, and excludes any warranty and/or representation relating to, the accuracy, truthfulness or reliability of any Content, and

10.3.4 defects in the operation or functionality of any Site provided to you as part of the Site will be corrected, rectified, or remedied;

10.3.5 Content in any part of the Site is endorsed in any way by IT3Sixty, or constitutes any form of advice, recommendation or arrangement by IT3Sixty. Any such Content must not be relied upon by you in making, or choosing not to make, any specific decisions: you should always ensure that you separately seek appropriate and (where necessary) professional advice.

10.4 No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from IT3Sixty or any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, officials, employees, or personnel, or through or from the Site shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the Terms.

11. Limitation of Liability

11.1 Subject to clause 10.1 above, you expressly understand and agree that IT3Sixty shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages which may be incurred by you, however caused and under any theory of liability. This shall include, but not be limited to:

11.1.1 any economic losses (including loss of revenues, opportunity, profits, contracts, goodwill, reputation, business, use of money or anticipated savings, any loss of data suffered, cost of procurement of substitute goods or services, or other intangible loss;

11.1.2 any loss or damage which may be incurred by you, including but not limited to loss or damage as a result of: the deletion of, corruption of, or failure to store, any content and other communications data maintained or transmitted by or

through your use of the Site; or any effect which use of the Site may have on any software you use in conjunction with the Site; any reliance placed by you on the completeness, accuracy, or existence of any advertising or posting on the Site, or as a result of any relationship or transaction between you and any third party whose Content appears on the Site; any changes which IT3Sixty may make to the Site, or for any permanent or temporary cessation in the provision of the Site (or any features within the Site); the deletion of, corruption of, or failure to store, any content and other communications data maintained or transmitted by or through your use of the Site; your failure, whether resulting from neglect or intent, to provide IT3Sixty with accurate account information, or any information required or requested from you by IT3Sixty; or your failure to keep your password or account details secure and confidential.

11.2 The limitation on IT3Sixty's liability to you in clause 11.1 above shall apply whether or not IT3Sixty has been advised or should have been aware of the possibility of any such losses arising.

12. Other content

12.1 The Site may include hyperlinks to other web sites or content or resources. IT3Sixty may have no control over any web sites or resources which are provided by companies or persons other than IT3Sixty.

12.2 You acknowledge and agree that IT3Sixty is not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and does not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from such web sites or resources.

12.3 You acknowledge and agree that IT3Sixty is not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred by you as a result of the availability of those external sites or resources, or as a result of any reliance placed by you on the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, products or other materials on, or available from, such web sites or resources.

13. General legal terms

13.1 The Terms constitute the whole legal agreement between you and IT3Sixty and govern your use of the Site, and completely replace any prior agreements between you and IT3Sixty in relation to the Site.

13.2 You agree that IT3Sixty may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on the Site.

13.3 You agree that if IT3Sixty does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Terms (or which IT3Sixty has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of IT3Sixty's rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to IT3Sixty.

13.4 If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these Terms is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms without affecting the rest of the Terms. The remaining provisions of the Terms will continue to be valid and enforceable.

13.5 You acknowledge and agree that each member of any group of companies of which IT3Sixty is the parent shall be third party beneficiaries to the Terms and that such other companies shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision of the Terms which confers a benefit on (or rights in favor of) them. Other than this, no other person or company shall be third party beneficiaries to the Terms.

13.6 The Terms, and your relationship with IT3Sixty under the Terms, shall be governed by the laws of Northern Ireland. You and IT3Sixty agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Northern Ireland, to resolve any legal matter arising from the Terms. Notwithstanding this, you agree that IT3Sixty shall still be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.

14 Privacy Policy

IT3Sixty and its associated companies respect your right to privacy. Visitors should be aware that each time they visit a website two general levels of information about their visit can be retained. The first level comprises statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate and non-individual specific basis of all browsers who visit the site, and the second is information that is personal or particular to a specific visitor who knowingly chooses to provide that information. IT3Sixty's policy is to respect and protect the privacy of our Customers and will never wilfully disclose individually identifiable information about its Customers to any third party without first receiving that Customer's permission.

The statistical and analytical information provides us with general and not individually specific information about the number of people who visit this website; the number of people who return to this site; the pages that they visit; where they were before they came to this site and the page in the site at which they exited. This information helps us monitor traffic on our website so that we can manage the site's capacity and efficiency. It also helps us to understand which parts of this site are most popular, and generally to assess user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site.

This statistical and analytical information and data can be collected through the standard operation of our internet servers and logs as well as "cookies". "Cookies" are small text files that a website can use in order to recognise visitors who revisit a site so as to facilitate their ongoing access to and use of the site. It enables usage behaviour to be tracked and aggregate data to be compiled that would facilitate more targeted advertising and improved content. Typically, cookies involve the assigning of a unique number to the visitor. Visitors should be aware that IT3Sixty are unable to control the use of cookies or the resulting information by other third parties such as advertisers or parties hosting data for IT3Sixty. One simple way to prevent the use of cookies it to activate the facility that is available in most web browsers that enables the user to deny or accept cookies. However, visitors should realise that certain cookies may be necessary in order to provide the visitor with certain features such as the customised delivery of certain information.

Throughout this website you may have an opportunity to send us information relating to you such as through the "contact us" pages or any other area where you may send e-mails, request brochures, and chat facilities with recruiting companies. By choosing to participate in these, you will be providing us with some level of personal information relating to you. This information will only be used by IT3Sixty for:

the purposes for which it was provided by you;

verification purposes and statistical analysis;

to provide you with details of products and/or services provided or run by IT3Sixty or any of its associated companies or any third party that we may select and which we may think would be of interest to you, unless you have otherwise specifically opted not to receive this information.

You undertake to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Services registration form (the "Registration Data"); and maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

15 C.V Database

Jobseekers may decide to register their CV in our database, through IT3Sixty.com's C.V. database. This product allows your CV to be viewed by employers who have subscribed to this service. It also means that you can attach your CV to your online job application(s).

C.V's will be available for searching (providing you have given permission), with the following options:

We endeavour to grant access to the CV database only to recruiters who agree to abide by our Terms and Conditions. However, should a third party gain access to your CV by evading our security measures, we cannot be held responsible.

You may remove your CV from our database at any time. However, recruiters who have already accessed your CV may have kept a copy of it in their own files. Please note that we cannot be held responsible for the retention, use, or privacy of your CV in these instances.