Terms & conditions

(Updated 12 January 2015)

This website http://homebase.careers/ is operated by Homebase (referred to as “we/our/us”). As user of this website (referred to as “you/your”) you acknowledge that any use of this website (“use/using”) is subject to our terms and conditions below (which includes any other important hyper-linked sections e.g. our Privacy policy). Please:

  • read through these terms and conditions carefully before using this website.
  • print a copy for future reference.
  • also read our Careers Privacy policy section regarding your personal information.

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

1 General 

  • We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. Any such changes will take effect when posted on the website (see date at the top) and it is your responsibility to read the terms and conditions on each occasion you use this website and your continued use of the website shall signify your acceptance to be bound by the latest terms and conditions.
  • If you provide any information to this website, you warrant that it is complete, true and accurate in all respects.
  • You warrant that you will not use the website in any way which may cause the website services to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or either temporarily or permanently unavailable.

2 Passwords/Usernames

2.1  We may issue you with a password and/or a username for use in connection with the website services. All passwords and/or usernames issued by us to you are exclusive to you and non-transferable and must be treated as strictly confidential at all times. You must not share or otherwise disclose your password and/or username details with any third party.

2.2  We reserve the right to withdraw your password and/or your username at any time without notice. In these circumstances we may (at our sole discretion) issue you with a new password and/or username provided that you have not caused or contributed to any breach of security by not complying with these terms and conditions.

3 Intellectual Property

3.1 You acknowledge and agree that all copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in all materials and/or content made available as part of your use of this website shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. You are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorised by us or our licensors.

3.2 You further acknowledge that any other use of the material and content of this website is strictly prohibited and you agree not to (and agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to) copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material and content.

3.3 If you breach this clause 3, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

4 Liability and Indemnity

4.1 Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

4.2 To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

4.3 We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

Please note in particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • indirect or consequential loss or damage.

4.4 We will use reasonable endeavours to verify the accuracy of any information on the site but we make no representation or warranty of any kind express or implied statutory or otherwise regarding the contents or availability of the site or that it will be timely or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the website.

5 Miscellaneous Provisions

 5.1 The contract between us shall be governed by the laws of England and any dispute between us will be resolved exclusively in the courts of England. English is the only language offered for the conclusion of the contract.

5.2 You may not assign or sub-contract any of your rights or obligations under these terms and conditions to any third party unless agreed upon in writing by us.

5.3 We reserve the right to transfer, assign, novate or sub-contract the benefit of the whole or part of any of its rights or obligations under these terms and conditions or any related contract to any third party.

5.4 If any portion of these terms and conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, the validity or enforceability of the other sections of these terms and conditions shall not be affected.

5.5 These terms and conditions do not create or confer any rights or benefits enforceable by any person that is not a party (within the meaning of the UK Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999) except:
a) Homebase (as defined below) shall have the right to enforce any rights or benefits under these terms and conditions;
b) Homebase shall have the right to enforce and take the benefit of the rights or benefits of any limitation or exclusion or limitation of liability in these terms and conditions;
c) a person who is a permitted successor or assignee under Section 4.3 above of the rights or benefits of these terms and conditions may enforce such rights or benefits.
d) No consent from the persons referred to in Section 5.3 above is required for the parties to vary or rescind these terms and conditions (whether or not in any way that varies or extinguishes rights or benefits in favour of such third parties).

5.6 No delay or failure by us to exercise any powers, rights or remedies under these terms and conditions will operate as a waiver of them nor will any single or partial exercise of any such powers, rights or remedies preclude any other or further exercise of them. Any waiver to be effective must be in writing and signed by an authorised representative of Homebase.

5.7 These terms and conditions including the documents or other sources referred to in these terms and conditions supersede all prior representations understandings and agreements between you and us relating to the use of this website and sets forth the entire agreement and understanding between you and us for your use of this website.

Homebase

500/600 Witan Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 1GB

Registered in England with Company Number 1081551

We recommend you print out a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference. If you have any questions regarding the Homebase Careers website, please contact: Hello.recruitment@homebase.co.uk