Terms and Conditions

PA Register

1. General

When you register to use Disability Sheffield’s PA Register you agree to abide by our terms and conditions which may change from time to time. It is your responsibility to keep up to date with the terms and conditions. The information contained in this web site does not represent any statement by Disability Sheffield as to the suitability or otherwise of the employer or the PA. Nor does Disability Sheffield accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever for the quality, suitability or timeliness of the PA’s work. It is entirely your responsibility as the employer or PA to ensure that the terms and conditions of employment or the outcome of their work are appropriate and meet your requirements.

2. Scope of Service

Disability Sheffield PA Register provides a web based search tool. This enables registered users to manage their own recruitment or employment. This may be applicable to employers looking to employ the services of a PA or to PA’s looking to be employed by employers. Each registered user understands and agrees that Disability Sheffield has no involvement concerning matching or recommending registered users to other registered users as well as understanding that the PA Register has no obligation to provide registered users with suitable search results and cannot and does not give any guarantee as to suitability of the results. A search result shall be considered an interaction between PA registered users and employer registered users, and this shall be satisfied by Disability Sheffield providing the facility for one party to communicate with the other party. The full PA Register is not accessible on the website, so identities are protected. The only information that will be passed on is a telephone number and email address (if provided) when the PA applies for a job. The employer recruiting a PA will contact them directly.

3. Subscribing (Registered Users)

For Employers please see our payment options for a description of the current rates to become a registered user of Disability Sheffield PA Register. PAs can register to this site is free of charge.

Disability Sheffield PA Register reserve the right to change the subscription fees at any time, which for existing registered users will take effect on expiry of their then current period of subscription, but otherwise will be with immediate effective. Disability Sheffield PA Register will endeavor to give registered users 30 days’ notice of any change in subscription fees before implementing any change.

4. Registration

Disability Sheffield may immediately terminate your registration without warning if you breach any of these terms and conditions (as may be amended from time to time), if Disability Sheffield receives any complaint about your conduct, or if you act in a manner deemed by Disability Sheffield to be inappropriate. You may terminate your registration at any time, for any reason by submitting a notice of termination via the email contact form. However you acknowledge and agree that you will not be entitled to any refund of any registration fees paid to Disability Sheffield PA register.

5. Our responsibilities

We will respect your information and will comply with all applicable data protection legislation in force in England and Wales. Disability Sheffield will not disclose your personal information to any third party suppliers. Becoming a registered user of the Disability Sheffield PA Register you are consenting to us using your personal information to provide the services you need. This means only each PA or employer you are interested in working for links to your information via the search results or if you apply for a job or request that your contact details are passed on by using the email contact form.

6. Your responsibilities

You are responsible for any information that you give. You must be specific and relate to your current needs. You agree that you are solely responsible for ensuring the suitability of applicants for the vacancy you are advertising or the job you are applying for.

For employers it is recommended that you undertake a rigorous face to face interview, take steps to verify previous employment and qualifications, take up character and work references, undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check DBS information and other actions you consider necessary to confirm the integrity of an applicant or the person you are applying to for a job (the employer). You also agree that age, gender or ethnicity data or any other such information provided by an applicant will not be used in any employment-related decisions you make. However, this is your responsibility and Disability Sheffield accepts no responsibility or liability for the placing of a candidate.

7. Registered User Profiles

All contents of registered user profiles are subject to our approval. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to reject or remove any registered user profile at any time if we believe in good faith it fails to conform to applicable laws and regulations, our policies or the public interest. In addition, we may reject any URL link or personal contact details embodied within any advertisement. Disability Sheffield may deactivate the accounts of registered users who have not used the service for a period of six months or more unless they have paid for a six or 12 month registration (as calculated by the date of last connection to the service).

8. Access to Site Services

While Disability Sheffield will endeavour to ensure the availability of this website we do not guarantee that it will be uninterrupted or error free. In addition, access to this website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.

9. Commercial use by Registered Users

Registered users may not use the services offered through this website or the website itself for illegal and/or unauthorised uses, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of registered users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email and unauthorised framing of or linking to the website. Any such action will be investigated, and appropriate legal action may be taken, including without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive remedies.

Disability Sheffield PA Register is not for the use of any agencies and any enquiries from such organisations should be sent to us using the email contact form

10. Security

You are responsible for ensuring that you keep your user name and password confidential. In the event you have forgotten your password, a link will appear at time of attempt to log-in offering you the chance to renew. Please note Disability Sheffield PA Register do not keep records of service user passwords.

11. Use of this Website

Disability Sheffield PA Register authorises you to view and download the materials at this web site only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials. You may not modify the materials at this site in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose.

For purposes of these terms, any use of these materials on any other website or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. The materials at this site are copyrighted and any unauthorised use of any materials at this site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. If you breach any of these terms, your authorisation to use this site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.

12. Links to other web sites

Links to third party web sites on this site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this site. Disability Sheffield PA Register has not reviewed all of these third party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Disability Sheffield PA Register does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found thereon, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do this entirely at your own risk.

13. Exclusion of liability

Except where expressly provided in law Disability Sheffield shall be under no liability whatsoever to registered users, failure of, or unsuitability or unfitness for any purpose of this website or the services offered on this PA Register. Any software used to access the website or any infringement of rights or any other cause. In any event Disability Sheffield’s maximum liability relating to the services provided by the PA Register through this website, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation for breach of contract, breach of statutory duty or negligence, shall be limited to [£100].

14. Limitation of liability

In no event will Disability Sheffield PA Register, its suppliers, or other third parties mentioned at this site be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of this site, any web sites linked to this site, or the materials or information contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages.

If your use of the materials or information from this site results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume all costs thereof. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

15. Disclaimer

The materials provided at this site are provided “as is” without any warranties of any kind including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property. Disability Sheffield PA Register further does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the materials at this site.

Disability Sheffield PA Register may make changes to the materials at this site, or to the information, products and prices described in them, at any time without notice. The materials at this site may be out of date, and Disability Sheffield PA Register makes no commitment to update the materials.

16. Law

These terms and conditions and your use of the services offered through this website shall be governed by English law and the parties shall submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. If any provision of these terms and conditions is held invalid, the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.