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Terms and conditions

By accessing or using the www.concern.net website or by making a job application via the site (and in this regard you are referred in particular to the section below headed “Specific Terms Relating To Job Applications”), you acknowledge and agree to the disclaimers, terms and conditions (the “Terms”) set forth below. 

Terms and conditions of using the site

Reference to “we”, “our” and “us”, etc. are references to (i) Concern Worldwide, a company limited by guarantee, registered in Ireland (company number 39647) which has been granted Charitable Status (charity number CHY5745), with its registered office at 52/55 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2, Ireland; and/or (ii) Concern Worldwide (UK), a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales under company number 4323646 and a registered charity in England and Wales (number 1092236) and Scotland (number SC038107) with its registered office at unit 13 & 14, Calico House, Clove Hitch Quay, London, SW11 3TN UK; and/or (iii) Concern Charity Trading Limited, a company limited by guarantee, registered in Ireland (company number 334436) with its registered offices at 52/55 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2  (together, referred to as “Concern”).  We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms at any time.  You should review the Terms periodically as, by using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms.  These Terms also contain specific terms governing any job applications made via this Site.  All applicants should review these Terms in full before submitting their applications.  If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Site, or with any of these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is the discontinuation of your use of this Site.

Acceptable use of the site

Any information contained on the Site is for personal use only and may not be sold or distributed in any form.  We reserve the right to suspend the use of the Site generally or to block your access to any part of the Site and/or to suspend or terminate your rights to use the Site or any part of it if we suspect misuse. In accessing any part of our Site, you agree not to use the Site or cause or permit the Site to be used in any manner which may prejudice or jeopardise the integrity of the Site or the operation of any network.  You agree not to collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent or to distribute, download, upload, or transmit any material which contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or other harmful or disruptive components.  In addition you will not use the Site for any commercial purposes without the prior written consent of Concern.  You further agree to defend, hold harmless and indemnify Concern for any loss, expenses or damage we suffer or incur if you breach any of these obligations or any other Terms.

Copyright and trademarks

Subject to these Terms, we grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access and view the Site and the materials displayed thereon. However, no right, title, or interest in any such materials will be granted or transferred to you as a result of any permitted use of such materials. All materials incorporated in or accessible through the Site, including, without limitation, text, photographs, images, graphics, illustrations, logos, button icons, audio clips, video clips, podcasts, software and other content, and the compilation, collection, arrangement and assembly thereof (including the look and feel of the Site), are protected by Irish and international copyright laws, and are owned, controlled or licensed by Concern or by the original creators of such materials or their permitted licensors.  All such rights are reserved.  Such materials may be used only for viewing the Site in the ordinary course.  Any other use of such materials, including any copying, reproduction, modification, sale, distribution, extraction, re-utilisation, transmission, republication, downloading, displaying, posting, performance, or other exploitation thereof, by any means or medium, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner is strictly prohibited.  In addition, where any content on the Site is not owned by Concern the use of such content shall be prohibited unless the consent of the owner has been obtained and the use of such material has been notified to us in advance. Certain of the intellectual property rights proprietary to Concern have been registered, including, for example certain logos and/or trade marks.  You acknowledge and agree that all trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in all material or content contained within the Site shall remain at all times owned by Concern or its licensors.  Concern reserves absolutely its rights in such registered intellectual property rights.  You are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorised by Concern in writing. Notwithstanding the foregoing reservation of rights by Concern, Concern actively encourages the dissemination of certain of the materials contained in the Site, on condition that the prior written consent has been obtained from Concern.  As such, you are invited to make any such request to Concern by contacting us at ++ 353 1 417 7700. Concern shall use its reasonable endeavours to reply to all such requests as soon as is reasonably practicable and will, at its reasonable discretion, permit the copying, reproduction, modification, sale, distribution, extraction, re-utilisation, transmission, republication, downloading, displaying, posting, performance, or other exploitation of its proprietary materials where it is deemed desirable by Concern.

Privacy and security

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. All personal data that we collect from you will be processed in accordance with our privacy statement and these Terms.  

Links to other sites

The Site may contain links to third party websites. These links are provided for your convenience only and you are solely responsible for evaluating the content and accuracy of materials on such third party websites.  If you choose to access linked third party websites, you do so at your own risk.

Specific terms relating to applications

This section sets out the terms and conditions for job applicants who are considering making an application to Concern via the Site. Our privacy statement covers the general data protection issues for people using the www.concern.net and jobs website and should be read in conjunction with these Terms. Job applications are made through this Site to either Concern Worldwide and/or Concern Worldwide (UK) and/or Concern Charity Trading Limited (contact details for both of which are set out above).  The Concern entity to which you make an application will control and use the personal information that you submit in your application and take responsibility for the protection of that information.  The information that you submit through this Site will be used to assess your suitability for employment with Concern and may be used for the purpose of contacting referees, carrying out appropriate checks, human resources administration and training purposes.  All job applications sent through this site are sent to Concern either in the Republic of Ireland or in the UK. Information that you submit through this Site may be transferred to Concern offices outside of the European Economic Area.  Concern has security procedures in place and will endeavour to protect your data at all times.   Personal information submitted as part of a job application with Concern will not generally be shared with third parties without your consent.  Concern’s service providers and agents will have access to your personal information.  Appropriate security procedures are in place to protect your information. Concern may keep your information for a reasonable period in accordance with relevant legislation if your application is unsuccessful.  If you wish you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold on you in order to correct any inaccuracies, Concern reserves the right to charge a fee for this information.  You may inform us of any changes in your personal information, and in accordance with our obligations under data protection legislation, we will update or delete your personal information accordingly.

This web site uses “cookies” (being information that is sent by Concern to your computer when you log onto our Site).  We use the information collected to help us understand more about how our Site is used and how we could improve the web site to better suit your needs.

Concern processes all information in accordance the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2003.  If you have any queries or questions about privacy and/or security of your personal information please contact us through the feedback button on the bottom right of our site entitled [+] Feedback. By submitting an application to Concern via this Site, you thereby certify that you have not knowingly withheld any information that might adversely affect your chances for employment and that the information you have provided is, to the best of your knowledge, true, complete and accurate.  You further certify that you have personally completed any application submitted in your name.  You understand that any omission or misstatement of material fact on any application or on any document used to secure employment shall be grounds for rejection of such application or for immediate discharge if you are employed, regardless of the time elapsed before discovery. Concern does not guarantee the availability of any job advertised on the Site and will not be responsible should Concern have filled a vacancy at any time prior to the removal of the advertisement from the Site.

Limitation of Liability

You expressly understand and agree that (to the fullest extent permitted by law), Concern shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages, or any other damages whatsoever, arising out of your downloading and/or using or referring to or relying on any information contained on this Site. The Site is provided by Concern on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permissible by law, Concern disclaims all warranties, conditions and undertakings, express or implied.  In particular Concern does not warrant that the Site will be continuously available, or that your use of the Site or any function of the Site will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the Site and server will be free from infection, viruses and/or other components that have contaminating or destructive properties.  Where you rely on any information, material or services on the Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Additional terms

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Concern with respect to your access and use of the Site and any third-party website accessed through the Site.  If any of these Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable form these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Governing law

The Site has been designed and these Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ireland.  Any dispute arising out of the access or use of the Site will be subject to the jurisdiction of the Irish courts.