Recruiter Services Terms and Conditions

Definitions ("Web Site") is owned and operated by Informa Markets (UK) Limited. These terms apply only to this Web Site.

The terms "Informa Markets (UK) Limited", "we", "us", "our" and "ours" when used in these Terms and Conditions means Informa Markets (UK) Limited which includes all its parents, subsidiaries, divisions, branches, affiliates or companies under common ownership or control of Informa Markets (UK) Limited.

The terms "you", "your" and "yours" when used in these Terms and Conditions means any user of this Web Site.


Access to and use of this Web Site and the information, materials, products and services available through this Web Site are subject to all applicable laws and regulations and to these Terms and Conditions.

By accessing this Web Site, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, which form a legally binding agreement. If you do not agree, please exit this Web Site.

We may change these Terms and Conditions from time to time without specific notice to you. The latest Terms and Conditions will be posted on the Web Site, and you should always review these Terms and Conditions prior to using the Web Site to ensure that you have a current understanding of the Terms and Conditions under which you are permitted to access this Web Site. If you cannot access the Terms and Conditions via the Internet, we can provide a copy of the most recent Terms and Conditions by e-mail upon request.



This Web Site is a business and commercial site. As such, it is not intended for children or minors.

Product & Services

All references on this Web Site to information, materials, products and services apply to information, materials, products and services available in the countries or jurisdictions specified with respect to such information only, unless otherwise stated. Nothing in this Web Site constitutes an offer to buy or sell our products or services in any jurisdiction. This Web Site is for information purposes only.


Unless otherwise indicated, this Web Site and its design, text, content, selection and arrangement of elements, organisation, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to this Web Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are the property of Informa Markets (UK) Limited or the material is included with the permission of the rights owner and is protected pursuant to copyright and trademark laws. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

The posting of any such elements on this Web Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such elements. You do not acquire ownership rights to any such elements viewed through this Web Site. Except as otherwise provided herein, none of the these elements may be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, modified, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without our express prior written permission. Permission is hereby granted to the extent necessary to lawfully access and use this Web Site and/or information, materials, products and/or services available on it to display, download, archive and print in hard copy, portions of this Web Site for personal use only, provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain any and all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of these Terms and Conditions. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded, archived or printed materials.


The SHP logo, all product names, all page headers, all custom graphics, all button icons, all trademarks, service marks and logos appearing on this Web Site, unless otherwise noted, are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of Informa Markets (UK) Limited (the "Marks"). All other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress mentioned, displayed, cited or otherwise indicated on the Web Site are the property of their respective owners. You agree not to display or use the Marks in any manner without our prior written permission. You agree not to display or use trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress of other owners without the prior written permission of such owners. The use or misuse of the Marks or other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress or any other materials contained herein, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited.

Hyperlink Disclaimer

This Web Site may contain links and/or advertisements to other web sites maintained by us in addition to links to web sites maintained by unrelated companies and persons. An advertisement of, or link to, a non- Informa Markets (UK) Limited web site does not mean that Informa Markets (UK) Limited approves, endorses or accepts any responsibility for that web site, its content or use, or the use of products and services made available through such web site.

We are not responsible for the actions, content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or services provided through these links or made available through these resources or appearing in such web sites, nor for any damages or losses, directly or indirectly, caused or alleged to have been caused as a result of your use or reliance on such web sites.

Such web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, completeness or conformance with applicable laws and regulations by us. We do not make any representations whatsoever, or give any warranties of any kind, expressed, implied, or otherwise about other web sites, which you may access through this Web Site, the content thereof, or the products and/or services, made available through such web sites. If you decide to leave our Web Site and access these other web sites, you do so at your own risk. All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of such web sites will apply to you while on such web sites.

Links From Other Web Sites

Any link to this Web Site without our written permission is prohibited. Notwithstanding authorisation to link to this Web Site, linking to any page other than the initial start page of is prohibited. Persons providing access to this Web Site via a link from another web site are solely responsible for the content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or services of, or available through, the source web site and for any representations made or impressions created concerning Informa Markets (UK) Limited.

Authorisation by us to link to this Web Site is given without assumption of any liability by us relating to such links, and we hereby disclaim any such liability. We reserve the right to withdraw any authorisation to link to this Web Site at any time and for any reason.

Anyone providing access to, or information relating to this Web Site, whether by link or otherwise, is responsible for bringing these Terms and Conditions to the attention of the person receiving such access or information. Failure to do so will not result in liability for us.

Job Alerts

Advertisers and users on this Web Site are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion to this Web Site complies with all relevant laws and regulations.

This Web Site acts as a venue for employers to post job opportunities for candidates but does not screen or censor the listings offered. We are not responsible for any error, omission or inaccuracy in any material posted on this Web Site and do not get involved in the actual transaction between employers and candidates. As a result, we have no control over the quality or legality of the jobs posted, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of employers to offer job opportunities to candidates or the ability of candidates to fill job openings. You acknowledge therefore that any reliance on material posted by other users on this Web Site will be at your own risk and you assume all risks associated in dealing with other such users.

Because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, we cannot and do not confirm that each user is who they claim to be. Because we do not and cannot be involved in user-to-user dealings or control the behaviour of participants on this Web Site, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more users, you agree to release us (and our agents and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential, direct and indirect) of every kind and nature, known and unknown arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

Data Protection Consent

By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

Any communication or material you post or transmit to us over the Internet is, and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Upon the transmission of any personal information to us, you expressly grant permission to us to disseminate and/or use such information for any lawful purpose.

Posting or transmittal of any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence or violation of any law is strictly prohibited.

We reserve the right to monitor your communications with us whether by mail, voice, fax, e-mail or any other form of transmission for the purposes of quality control, security and other business needs.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, all personal data provided to us as a result of this Web Site will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Profile & CV Information

When you complete your SHP4jobs profile, including your CV, it will be made available for searching, viewing over the Internet and downloading by our customers. Customers who request CVs matching your profile to be sent to them will receive your CV and profile via email or CD Rom. These may be direct recruiters, employment consultants or other organisations.

You can choose to prevent our customers from accessing your personal details, CV and profile.

IMPORTANT: Your current employer may be a customer of Informa Markets (UK) Limited, or a client of one of our customers. We cannot restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality.

We will also use the aggregate data to identify employment trends across different industries, such as salary averages. This information will not be capable of being linked to any personally identifying information about users.

Some of our customers may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area.

When you 'apply online', we store some information about you in your 'My Profile' area, but it is protected by your password and may only be accessed by you. It does not form part of our SHP4Jobs candidate database and cannot be searched or accessed by Informa Markets (UK) Limited customers. You can delete your 'My Profile' account at any time. Your CV can only be viewed by our customers if you have consented to this within the profile section.

If you choose to create a profile and upload a CV to our database, we rely on you to ensure that your details are kept up to date. You should update your CV at least every six months, particularly if your contact details have changed

Please note that we reserve the right to remove from our database CVs which include any content that we consider to be illegal or offensive. We will also remove a CV if a complaint is upheld, which has been made against it.

No Warranties


It is your responsibility to evaluate (or take professional advice on) the accuracy and completeness of all information, statements, opinions and other material on this Web Site or any web site with which it is linked.

Your statutory rights as a consumer, if any, are not affected by these provisions, and we do not seek to exclude or limit liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.

Exclusion of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws we, on behalf of our employees, agents, suppliers, and contractors exclude liability for any losses and expenses of whatever nature and howsoever arising including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind or character, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Web Site or any web site with which it is linked. You assume total responsibility for establishing such procedures for data back up and virus checking, as you consider necessary.

Your Obligations

You are responsible for providing and maintaining all personal computer and communications equipment and Internet access accounts necessary to gain access of this Web Site.

In consideration of your use of the Web Site, you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Web Site's registration form ("Registration Data") and maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate or incomplete, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is inaccurate, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Web Site.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and ID, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or ID, whether by you or by anyone else using your account and password.

You agree to use the Web Site in a manner consistent with any and all applicable rules and regulations. You agree not to upload or transmit through the Web Site any computer viruses, trojan horses, worms or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer.

You agree to inform us of any apparent breaches of security such as loss, theft or unauthorised disclosure or use of your ID or password and until we are so notified you will remain liable for any unauthorised use of your account.

You agree to indemnify, release and hold us harmless as well as our officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees from any claim, liability, loss, expense or demand, including legal fees, related to your violation of these Terms and Conditions or your access or use of this Web Site or any of the information, materials, products or services available through this Web Site.

Subscription Fees

We may restrict certain parts of the Web Site to users who have paid a subscription fee to us. If you wish to have unrestricted use of the Web Site and access to services, which we deem are accessible on payment of a fee, you will be required to register with us and pay the subscription fee notified to you via the Web Site.

If you do not wish to pay the relevant subscription fee, you may still be required to register with us but your access to the Web Site may be restricted. We shall determine, at our sole discretion, the extent to which your access to the Web Site will be restricted.

The subscription fee shall be payable immediately on the date of our acceptance of your registration (which we shall notify you of via e-mail) and shall, at our sole discretion, be non-refundable. Where you wish to pay the subscription fee by credit or debit card, you hereby represent that you are the owner, holder and authorised user of the credit or debit card specified by you on our registration form and you agree that we are authorised to take payments from your account as and when they become due. You further agree that this authorisation will remain in effect until you revoke it in writing to us.

Where you wish to pay by invoice, we shall issue an invoice on our acceptance of your registration. All such invoices are payable within 30 days of the date of the invoice.

We reserve the right to change the subscription fee and billing methods at any time. We shall notify you of all such changes at your renewal date and your continuing use of the Web Site and our products and services will constitute acceptance of such changes. We reserve the right to terminate your account immediately without further notice if you do not accept any such changes or fail to pay our invoices.

All subscription fees payable are exclusive of VAT and shall be paid in full without deduction or withholding.

If you wish to cancel your subscription, you must notify us in writing of your intention to cancel within seven working days after our acceptance of your registration. Upon receipt of such notification, we shall refund the subscription fee and terminate your account with us.

At the end of the period for which the subscription fee was payable, we shall send you a renewal notice and this agreement will automatically renew when you inform us that you wish to renew your subscription.

Modification & Discontinuation

We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently this Web Site (or any portion thereof) and/or the information, materials, products and/or services available through this Web Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, editing, deletion, suspension or discontinuance of this Web Site.

Entire Understanding

These Terms and Conditions contain the entire understanding between you and us with respect to this Web Site and no representation, statement, inducement oral or written, not contained herein shall bind any party to this agreement. Should any part of these terms for any reason be declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the validity of any remaining portion and such remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect as if the invalid portion of these terms had been eliminated. Our failure to enforce any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.

Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions are made under English law and this Web Site is operated from England. Access to, or use of, this Web Site or information, materials, products and/or services on this Web Site may be prohibited by law in certain countries or jurisdictions. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing this Web Site. We make no representation that the information contained herein is appropriate or available for use in other locations outside England.

You agree that the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any controversy or claim of whatever nature arising out of or relating to use of this Web Site, and that the laws of England shall govern such dispute or claim. However, we retain the right to bring legal proceedings in any jurisdiction where we believe that infringement of this agreement is taking place or originating.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions or any other matter, you may contact us in by writing to us at:

Informa Markets (UK) Limited
240 Blackfriars Road
United Kingdom

or e-mailing us at