Terms and conditions
AGRICULTURAL AND FARMING JOBS LIMITED
ONLINE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This online website is made available to our business customers and consumers on the following terms and conditions.
1. THESE TERMS
1.1 These are the terms and conditions on which “we” or “us” or “our” (means Agricultural and Farming Jobs), supply services to you online, whether these are online advertisements displayed on our website www.agriFJ.co.uk and or banner adverts and or cv database services and or job alerts and or career advice and or CV writing services and other services offered on the site (together the “Services”). By using the website and the services available on it you are deemed to accept these terms and conditions and any additional terms and conditions stated.
1.2 You must read these terms carefully. These terms tell you who Agricultural and Farming Jobs are, how we will provide services to you, how you (our clients) and us (Agricultural and Farming Jobs) may change or end a contract, what to do if there is a problem and other important information.
1.3 In some areas you will have different rights under these terms depending on whether you are a business customer or consumer.
1.4 You are a consumer if you are an individual (for example a candidate or job seeker); and the Services we supply to you are (for example, job search services, providing job alerts, career advice and or ordering CV writing services) wholly or mainly for your personal use (not for use in connection with your trade, business, craft or profession).
1.5 You are a business customer, (for example a recruiter or a prospective employer), and these terms shall constitute an agreement between the business customer and Agricultural and Farming Jobs in relation to your order for Services (for example, ordering any one of our online advertising packages and or banner advertising services). You acknowledge that you have not relied on any statement, promise, representation, assurance or warranty made or given by or on behalf of Agricultural and Farming Jobs which is not set out in these terms and that you shall have no claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation or negligent misstatement based on any statement in this agreement.
2. INFORMATION ABOUT US AND HOW TO CONTACT US
2.1 We are Agricultural and Farming Jobs Limited, a company registered in England and Wales. Our company registration number is 08589584 and our registered office is; Bromsgrove Basepoint Centre, Isidore Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 3ET. Our registered VAT number is; 263 6986 58.
2.2 You can contact us by telephoning our office on; 01527 878550 or by emailing us at; or by writing to us at our registered office (as referred above in 2.1).
2.3 If Agricultural and Farming Jobs have to contact you we will do so by telephone or by writing to you at the email address or postal address you have provided to us during the registration process for any of our Services.
2.4 When we use the words "writing" or "written" in these terms, this includes emails.
3. OUR CONTRACT WITH YOU
3.1 Our acceptance of your registration for Services and or in circumstances where you place an order for Services (for example, this includes the CV writing services or advertising package services including banner advertising), will take place when we email you to accept the order, at which point a contract will come into existence between you and us.
3.2 If Agricultural and Farming Jobs are unable to accept your registration for Services and or order for any of our Services, we will inform you of this in writing and will not charge you, if applicable, for the Service. This will be at our sole discretion.
3.3 An invoice will be raised and sent to you for every order made for our Services. Please contact us immediately with any invoice queries on our office number 01527 878 550.
3.4 Our website is for the promotion of our Services in the UK and Internationally.
4. OUR SERVICES
14.1 The Services as defined above and described on our website are for illustrative purposes only. Although we have made every effort to provide you details of our Services accurately, the Services may vary from time to time at our sole discretion.
4.2 It is your responsibility to ensure that you provide full, clear and accurate information when placing your order for Services with us including but not limited to any particular text, colour, images logos etc. in the advertisements. Although we will take all reasonable steps to be as accurate as possible, we cannot always guarantee it
4.3 Agricultural and Farming Jobs do our utmost to ensure continuous availability of the website and all of the services available on it but we accept no responsibility for the consequences of interruptions or delays, howsoever caused.
5. YOUR RIGHTS TO MAKE CHANGES
If you wish to make a change to the Services you have ordered please contact us via email at or call the office on 01527 878550. We will let you know if the change is possible. If it is possible we will let you know about any changes if applicable to the price of the Services, the timing of supply or anything else which would be necessary as a result of your requested change. We will then ask you to confirm in writing, whether you wish to go ahead with the change.
6. OUR RIGHTS TO MAKE CHANGES
6.1 We may make minor changes to the Services to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements from time to time.
6.2We have the right to make changes to the website www.agriFJ.co.uk and its contents at any time at our sole discretion.
7. PROVIDING THE SERVICES
7.1 The costs of our Services will be as displayed to you on our website, where applicable.
7.2 During the order process we will confirm the details of the Services provided to you. If the Services are ongoing contracts or subscriptions, we will confirm the full order details with you during the initial order process. If the Services are one-off services, we will again confirm the full order details on the date of purchase.
7.3 If our supply of the Services is delayed by an event outside our control then we will contact you as soon as possible to let you know and we will take steps to minimise the effect of the delay. Provided we do this we will not be liable for delays caused by the event, but if there is a risk of substantial delay (longer than 30 days) you may contact us to end the agreement and receive a refund for any Services you have paid for but not received.
7.4 In any circumstances where we need additional information from you or seek clarification of specific information already provided by you, we will contact you in writing to ask for such information or clarification. If you do not provide us with this information or clarification within a reasonable time of us asking for it, or if you give us incomplete or incorrect information, we may either end the contract (and clause 10.2 will apply) and we may apply an additional charge of a reasonable sum to compensate us for any extra work that is required as a result. We will not be responsible for supplying the Services late or not supplying any part of them if this is caused by you not giving us the information or clarification we need within a reasonable time of us asking for it.
7.5 We may have to suspend the supply of Services to you in the following circumstances:
(a) Whilst we deal with any technical problems or make minor technical changes;
(b) Whilst updating the Services to reflect any changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements;
(c) Whilst making changes to the Services as requested by you or as notified by us to you (see clause 6).
7.6 If for any reason out of our control we have to suspend the Service for a period longer than 30 days, we will adjust the price accordingly. You may contact us to end the contract for the Service if for any reason, we do have to suspend it, or in the event that we tell you we are going to suspend it, in each case for a period of more than 30 days. Agricultural and Farming Jobs will refund any sums you have paid in advance for the Services in respect of the following 30 days of service not provided.
7.7 If you do not pay us for the Service as per your agreement and you still do not make payment within 14 days of us reminding you that payment is due, we may suspend supply of the Service until you have paid us the outstanding amounts. We will contact you to tell you we are suspending supply of the Services. We will not suspend the Services where you dispute the unpaid invoice (see clause 13.8). In addition to suspending the Services, we can also charge you interest on your overdue payments (see clause 13.7).
7.8 Agricultural and Farming Jobs will only commence Services upon receipt of a written confirmation order together with payment or in some cases proof of a purchase order. In most cases, unless agreed in writing otherwise, your Services will not start until payment is received in cleared funds. Job adverts will usually go live on the site within 24 hours of payment receipt.
7.9 Website Rules for the Job Advertising Services Agricultural and Farming Jobs have various rules regarding the content and format of job adverts and banner adverts that are posted across the website. You, the business customer, shall agree that we may, at our discretion and without liability to you, remove any job advert from the site which is posted in breach of the following rules.
The rules may change and you are advised to refer to them regularly to keep yourself updated.
The following are Job Advertising Rules:
a) Job advertisements placed on this job site must be for genuine vacancies only.
b) Each job advert credit must be used for one job type only. 2 or more job advert types must have their own unique separate job advert. (Unless otherwise agreed in writing by Agricultural and Farming Jobs).
c) Advertisements which appear to discriminate on any illegal grounds of sex, race or disability may result in proceedings being taken against both the advertiser and the business customer.
d) Job advert credits purchased by a business customer must ONLY be used by that business customer. (Unless otherwise agreed in writing by Agricultural and Farming Jobs).
e) Any language used on job adverts that we class as inappropriate will be removed at our discretion.
f) If you chose for your advert to be linked to a third-party website via our website ( including via the online option), you are responsible for maintaining the link as well as the content of your advert, any applications received as well as the linked site. In such circumstances, you agree to indemnify us against any claims, loss, liability including but not limited to costs (professional or otherwise) whosoever arising from the content or link or links contained in your adverts.
g) We may remove from our site, at our sole discretion, any adverts that contain any content or links to a third party site which, in our opinion, is irrelevant, illegal or could bring our website into disrepute.
The following are rules expected to be followed by the business customers in relation to your applications:
a) You agree to deal fairly and professionally with all individuals who respond to your job advert.
b) We do not guarantee any response to your job advert or adverts or that the applications will be from suitable individuals for the job advertised.
c) It is your responsibility as the business customer to carry out such checks and procedures as detailed in 17.9.
d) It is your responsibility to ensure the contact details you provide for all candidate applications for your job adverts are correct.
8. YOUR RIGHTS TO END THE CONTRACT
8.1 Your rights when you end the contract will depend on the following:
(a) If the Services offered are completely incorrectly described and provided, you may have a legal right to end the contract (or to request the Service to be re-performed correctly). In such circumstances clause 12 shall apply, if you are a consumer. If you want to end the contract because of something we have done or have told you we are going to do, clause 8.2 shall apply;
(b) In all other cases, clauses 8.4 and 8.5 shall apply.
8.2 If you are ending a contract agreement for a reason set out at (a)to(d) below, the contract will end immediately and we will refund you in full for any Services which have not been provided.
These reasons are:
(a) We have told you about an upcoming change to the services which mean we cannot meet your requirements and terms agreed any further
(b) We have told you about an error in the price or description of the Services you have ordered and you now do not wish to proceed;
(c) We have notified you that there is a risk that supply of the services may be significantly delayed because of events outside our control;
(d) We have suspended supply of the Services for technical reasons, or have notified you we are going to suspend the services for any technical reasons, in each case for a period or more than 30 days.
8.3 Your right as a consumer (under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013) to change your mind does not apply in respect of Services, once these have been completed.
8.4 Furthermore, if you cancel after we have started the services, you must pay us for the services provided.
8.5 If Agricultural and Farming Jobs cease to trade, become insolvent or go into liquidation.
9. HOW TO END THE CONTRACT WITH US
To end a contract or agreement with us (based on your rights to end the contract with us in section 8) please let us know by doing one of the following:
(a) Call the office on 01527 878 550 or email us at ; or
(b) write to us at the address referred to in clause 2.2 above.
Please provide your Full contact name, Business name, address, contact details and full details of the order including your invoice order number.
10. OUR RIGHTS TO END THE CONTRACT
10.1 We may end the contract for our Services at any time by writing to you if:
(a) You do not make any payment to us when it is due and you still do not make payment within 14 days of us reminding you that payment is due;
(b) You do not, within a reasonable time of us asking for it, provide us with information including additional information or clarification that is necessary for us to provide the Services;
(c) You do not, within a reasonable time, allow us to deliver the services to you; or
(d) It is found that any business customer or consumer is to be seen not respecting the website and using inappropriate text and or images on the site.
e) Please note: No advert credits purchased by one business customer can sell or pass on this credit/s to any other party. If this is seen or found, your contract or agreement will be terminated immediately.
f) If you are found to not be abiding by the rules of the site (see section 7.9).
10.2 If we end the contract in any of the situations set out in clause 10.1 we will refund any moneyyou have paid in advance for the Services we have not provided but we may deduct or charge you accordingly to cover any services used and also to cover any costs for reasonable compensation for the net costs we will incur as a result of your breaking the contract agreement.
10.3 We will notify you immediately if for any reason, we have to stop your services.
11. IF THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH THE SERVICES
If you have any questions or complaints about the services, please contact us immediately. You can telephone our office on 01527 878 550 or write to us at the email address or postal address provided in clause 2 above.
12. YOUR RIGHTS IN RESPECT OF DEFECTIVE SERVICES IF YOU ARE A CONSUMER
If you are a consumer we are under a legal duty to supply Services that are in conformity with this contract. For example; the Consumer Rights Act 2015 in summary says: Please note: Once you have stated in writing you are happy with the service provided we then accept no further responsibility of the completed service. If you haven't agreed a price beforehand, what you're asked to pay must be reasonable. If you haven't agreed a time beforehand, it must be carried out within a reasonable time.
13. PRICE AND PAYMENT
13.1 Our Prices are as specified on the site and are guaranteed for the agreement period stated on the invoice. Any discounts agreed are at our sole discretion and must be kept confidential and must not be disclosed by the Business Customer to any third party.
13.2 The price of the Services, where applicable, which excludes VAT will be the price when you placed your order. We shall take all reasonable care to ensure that the price of the services advised to you is correct. However please see clause 13.3 for what happens if we discover an error in the price of the service and or services you order.
13.3 If the rate of VAT changes between your order date and the date we supply the Services, we will adjust the rate of VAT that you pay, unless you have already paid for the Services in full before the change in the rate of VAT takes effect.
13.4 It is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the Services may be incorrectly priced. We will normally check prices before accepting your order so that, where the Services’ correct price at your order date is less than our stated price at your order date, we will charge the lower amount. If the Services’ correct price at your order date is higher than the price stated to you, we will contact you for your instructions before we accept your order.
13.5 We accept payment with either personal or Business Credit or Debit cards as well as BACS Bank Transfers. Payment requirements will be as per the service required and as stated on the invoice.
13.6 If you are a business customer you must pay all amounts due to us under these terms in full without any set-off, counterclaim, deduction or withholding (other than any deduction or withholding of tax as required by law).
13.7 If you do not make any payment to us by the due date we may charge interest to you on the overdue amount at the rate of 5% above the base lending rate of the Bank of England Plc from time to time. This interest shall accrue on a daily basis from the due date until the date of actual payment of the overdue amount, whether before or after judgment. You must pay us interest together with any overdue amount.
13.8 If you believe an invoice is incorrect please contact us immediately to dispute this. You will not have to pay any interest until the dispute is resolved. Once the dispute is resolved we will charge you interest on correctly invoiced sums from the original due date.
13.9 The prices for our services contained in our contracts are to be kept strictly confidential between Agricultural and Farming Jobs and our business customers and also the consumers. If at any time confidentiality is breached, we reserve the rights to withdraw the agreed prices.
13.10 Adverts are placed for 30 days on the site unless otherwise agreed and stated on the invoice. If any Services due to be used within the agreed time period specified on the invoice are not used within that time frame they may not be carried over to another time frame without written consent from us. The Business Customer is responsible for payment for any unused Services.
13.11 All of our sales invoices are subject to a 2.5% charge based on the total net amount. This charge is to cover administration costs and any relevant bank fee charges.
14. OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU IF YOU ARE A CONSUMER
14.1 This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; for breach of your legal rights in relation to the Services as indicated above.
14.2 If you are a consumer we only supply the Services to you for domestic and private use. If you use the Services for any commercial, business or re-sale purpose our liability to you will be limited as set out in clause 15.
15. OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU IF YOU ARE A BUSINESS CUSTOMER
15.1 Nothing in these terms shall limit or exclude our liability for:
(a) death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or the negligence of our employees; or (b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
15.2 Subject to clause 15.1: (a) we shall not be liable to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, for any loss of profit, or any indirect or consequential loss arising under or in connection with any contract between us; and (b) our total liability to you for all other losses arising under or in connection with any contract between us, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, shall be limited to the price paid by you for the Services provided by us under such contract.
16. HOW WE MAY USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
16.1 We will use the personal information you provide to us on registration and during the order process of the Services: (a) to supply the Services to you; (b) to process your payment for the Services; and (c) to provide you information about similar or new services that we may provide from time to time. You may stop receiving this at any time by contacting us.
16.2 We will only give your personal information to any other third parties where the law either requires or allows us to do so.
17. OTHER IMPORTANT TERMS
17.1 We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.
17.2 You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these terms to another person if Agricultural and Jobs agree to this in writing.
17.3 This contract agreement is between you and Agricultural and Farming Jobs. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms.
17.4 Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
17.5 These terms are governed by English law and you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the Services in the English courts.
17.6 If you are a business, any dispute or claim arising in connection with a contract between us or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any such dispute or claim.
17.7 We do not take any responsibility as to whether any job seekers are suitable or unsuitable for any job vacancy to be filled under any circumstances.
17.8 Agricultural and Farming Jobs recommend (but shall not be held responsible) that during the recruitment procedure, where professional qualifications are required or where jobseekers are working with vulnerable people you as the business customer should request copies of the relevant qualifications or authorisation to work within the UK (where applicable). We also recommend (but shall not be held responsible) that you obtain at least two references from people who are perhaps previous employers (not from relatives or friends of the jobseeker) and also to undertake a Disclosure Barring Services check of the jobseeker. Please note these are purely recommendations, Agricultural and Farming Jobs accept no responsibility for the suitability of a candidate for any specific job role or company.
17.9 Agricultural and Farming Jobs accept no responsibility or liability for any of the contents of the candidate’s CVs or job adverts. We expect all registered candidates and business customers to carry out specific verification checks on all supplied documents. We accept no responsibility for any incorrect information they provide.
17.10 Agricultural and Farming Jobs does not offer any refunds unless stated in our terms of business.
17.11 Job Adverts that you post on this website may also appear on third party relevant web sites to help increase awareness of your job and increase applications. If you do not wish for your adverts to be placed on any third-party sites, please notify us in writing at the time of confirming the Service.
17.12 Passwords and client settings are set up and provided for the sole use of the person to whom they are issued. We may choose to deny access to a password or any client account if we reasonably believe that it is being used by an unauthorised person or that the user is breaching our terms of business.
17.13 Agricultural and Farming Jobs reserves the right to close any account at any time without reason.