Terms and Conditions 

Clinicalacademicjobs.org – Website terms of use

This pages shows the terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) under which users (“You”) may use the clinicalacademicjobs.org website (the “Website”).

Please read this page carefully.
If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions, please do not use or continue to use the Website. Your use of the Website indicates your acceptance to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.


1                    Introduction

1.1              The Medical Schools Council is an unincorporated association whose principle place of operation is - Medical Schools Council, Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HD (“We” or “Us”).

1.2              Use of the clinical academic jobs Website at clinicalacademicjobs.org is subject to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions then you are not authorised to use or continue using the Website.

1.3              We may amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and any revised version will be effective immediately when displayed on this Website.

1.4              In the event of any comments or questions concerning these Terms and Conditions, you should contact us by e-mailing [[email protected]] or writing to [Clinical Academic Jobs Website, Medical Schools Council, Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HD].


2                    Intellectual property rights

2.1              We own or are licensed to use all intellectual property rights in and to this Website and all technical infrastructure relating to it.

3                    Access to and acceptable use of this Website

3.1              In accessing any part of this Website, you agree:

3.1.1        not to use this Website in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of this Website by other users;

3.1.2        not to upload, display or transmit any materials through this Website which are false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene, unlawful or which infringe the rights of any other person anywhere in the world;

3.1.3        not to reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of this Website or attempt to transmit to or via this Website any information that contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse or other harmful or disruptive component; and

3.1.4        not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on this Website and entered by or relating to any third party user of this Website.

3.2              Material contained on this Website may be downloaded, viewed and printed in unaltered form for personal use only, and may not otherwise be copied, reproduced or redistributed in whole or in part without the prior written consent of the Medical Schools Council. In particular it must not be reproduced or exploited for commercial gain. All other rights are reserved and you must ask permission before making any other use of material contained in this Website.

3.3           If required to use a password to access any part of this Website, you agree:

3.3.1        to ensure that any details supplied to us in order to register for such access are accurate and to advise us promptly in the event that any such details change;

3.3.2        to keep confidential any personal login password provided by us and to be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from use of any such password by any third party; and

3.3.3        we reserve the right to terminate your access to password protected parts of this Website if we consider that you are using this Website in a manner detrimental to the Website or to other users.

4                    Prohibited use of the Website

4.1              The Website is intended to be used for lawful purposes, by individuals looking for suitable positions of employment and for potential employers to solicit individuals to apply for positions within their organisations. We specifically prohibit any use of the Website and any information contained in it in the manners prescribed below. You agree not to use or allow any one under your control to use the Website in a manner inconsistent with this purpose or the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions.

4.2              If you are a prospective employer you must not:

4.2.1        provide incomplete, false or inaccurate information about prospective positions of employment;

4.2.2        use the Website for any purpose other than as an employer genuinely seeking prospective employees;

4.2.3        take any action which puts an unfair strain on the capacity of the Website;

4.2.4        disclose or share your password and/or login details with any third parties (other than your proper employees) or use your login details for any unauthorised purpose;

4.2.5        post details of positions of employment in locations outside of the United Kingdom; or

4.2.6        post details of positions of employment which are a breach (or a potential breach) of any United Kingdom employment law.

4.3              If you are a potential employee, you must not:

4.3.1        use details provided on the Website for the sending of unsolicited e-mail or making phone calls, or sending faxes regarding promotions and/or advertising or products to other users of the Website;

4.3.2        use any means to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website;

4.3.3        use any unusual or damaging software other than normal search engines and third party web browsers to access and use the Website;

4.3.4        aggregate, copy or duplicate the data on the Website; or

4.3.5        frame or link to any of the Website content or information on the Website.

5                    The job forum

5.1              We only act as a passive conduit for the online distribution and dissemination of information submitted by users for the benefit of other users regarding job positions in the clinical academic field, we do not screen communications or information arising as a result of the use of this Website.

5.2              The positions advertised on this Website are not made available or monitored by us. Prospective employers are provided with login details to allow them to post material to the Website which can then be accessed by users of the Website who may be interested in directly applying to those prospective employers for the positions advertised.

5.3              The prospective employers with these login details are those responsible for the content and accuracy of the submissions which are posted on the Website. We do not represent the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of communications on this Website and do not endorse the content contained herein.

5.4              You may however notify us of any content on this Website which they think does not conform to these Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right to prevent further access to the Website by any appropriate means for any breach of these Term and Conditions or any applicable law and the right to remove material which is abusive, illegal, disruptive or otherwise objectionable.

5.5              If you submit content to the Website you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) on the Website.


6                    Data protection

6.1              We are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of information provided by all users of clinicalacademicjobs.org. Accordingly, we uphold the relevant data protection principles and, if we do process your personal data, then we shall do so in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Please read the following section to understand how we use and protect information that you provide to us, if you provide information to us.

By registering or continuing to use this Website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.


7                    Information that we collect from you

7.1              When you visit, we may collect information about your use of our Website as well as information about you by the use of cookies (see below) and e-mails or letters you send to us at the details provided in these Terms and Conditions.


8                    Use of your information

8.1              Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our Website. We will also keep records of those who have requested access to secure parts of our Website and use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop the Website.

8.2              Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

8.3              We employ security measures to protect personal information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires, whichever is appropriate in the circumstances.


9                    Links

9.1              You may create a hypertext link to the homepage of this Website at www.clinicalacademicjobs.org provided that such a link is not used in a misleading or defamatory context. You may not create links to any other page or file forming part of this Website.

9.2              Links from this Website are provided for information and convenience only and we have no control over and cannot therefore accept responsibility or liability for the content of any linked third party Website. We specifically do not endorse any linked Website.

9.3              We are not responsible for the privacy and data protection practices of other Websites which may be reached through links contained in this Website. You should be aware when you leave this Website and move into any linked Website you should read the terms of use contained on any such linked Website.


10                Accessing and updating

10.1          You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. As a matter of course, we do not hold user personal data unless absolutely necessary.


11                Cookies

11.1          Cookies are small amounts of information which are stored on your computer. Using cookies enables us to monitor Website traffic and to personalise the content of our site to your requirements. This maximises the benefits you gain in using our Website and makes it easier for you to log on and use the site during any future visits.

11.2          The Website uses cookies to record information about your access to this Website. You may view the Website without the use of cookies by leaving the Website, disabling cookies in their Internet browser and re-entering the site, but this may limit access to this Website or the functionality of certain web pages within the site.

11.3          Use of this Website without disabling cookies constitutes consent to us collecting and using information obtained from cookies.


12                Exclusions and limitations of liability

12.1          The Website only acts as a venue for prospective employers to make third parties aware of potential clinical academic job opportunities. As indicated above, we do not screen, scan, censor, edit or monitor the positions on this Website and we are not involved at any stage in any dealings whatsoever between prospective employers and potential employees, and can accept no liability whatsoever for the positions posted on this Website. Accordingly, you are expected to use caution and judgment when using this Website. All risk in this regard is assumed by you the user of this Website, whether a prospective employer posting employment positions to the Website or a prospective employee seeking a position at a prospective employer.

12.2          Owing to the nature of the Internet we cannot guarantee that this Website will always be available to you. You should also ensure that you have appropriate protection against viruses and other security arrangements in place whilst using the Internet.

12.3          This Website and any information or other material contained in it are made available strictly on the basis that users accept it on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. Where users of this Website rely on any information or other material contained in it, they do so entirely at their own risk and they accept that all warranties, conditions and undertakings, express or implied, whether by common law, statute, trade usage, course of dealings or otherwise in respect of this Website are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

12.4          We exclude all liability whatever, to the fullest extent permitted by law, in respect of any loss or damage resulting or arising from any non-availability or use of this Website or of any other Website linked to it, or from reliance on the contents of this Website or any material or content accessed through it.

12.5          We are not considered to be an employer with respect to your use of the Website. As described above, the Website is only a venue which facilitates contact between mutually interested third parties, as such we are not responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason made, by any entity posting jobs on the Website. We are also not responsible for any liability arising as a result of communications between third parties arising as a result of positions posted on this Website.


13                Jurisdiction

13.1          This Website has been designed and these terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Any dispute arising out of the accessing or use of this Website shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts.