1.1 These terms govern your use and access to our services,
including our website(s), our application(s), our notifications
and any information or content appearing therein (collectively
1.2 By using our Platform, you agree to these terms. If you are
using our Platform as a representative of an entity, you are
agreeing to these terms on behalf of that entity.
we collect and use your personal information.
2 About us and how to contact us
2.1 We are iKas International, providing specialist recruitment
services to our Clients in the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore,
Australia, and New York.
2.2 For any questions or problems relating to our Platform, or
these terms, you can contact us by emailing
firstname.lastname@example.org or writing to us at 15
Bishopsgate London, EC2N 3AR, United Kingdom.
2.3 As part of providing the Platform, we may need to provide
you with certain communications, such as service announcements
and administrative messages. If you wish to opt out from
receiving such communications, which may affect your use of our
Platform, please email email@example.com.
2.4 If we 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.
2.5 When we use the words "writing" or "written" in these terms,
this includes emails.
3 Changes of terms
We may amend these terms from time to time by posting the
updated terms on our Platform. If we make material changes, we
will notify you of the changes before they become effective. By
continuing to use our Platform and our services after the
changes come into effect means that you agree to be bound by the
4 Availability of our services
4.1 We are constantly changing and improving our Platform. We
may from time to time change or discontinue, or add or remove
functionalities or features, and we may suspend or stop certain
functionalities or features altogether. If we discontinue
functionalities or features, we will give you advance notice
where reasonably possible.
4.2 We reserve the right to limit your use of our Platform and
the services we provide, including the right to restrict,
suspend or terminate your account if we believe you are in
breach of these terms or are misusing our Platform or any
services we provide.
4.3 We try our best to ensure that our Platform is always
available, but we do not guarantee that the operation of or
access to our Platform will be uninterrupted or continuous. Our
Platform may be interrupted for maintenance, repairs, upgrades,
network or equipment failures.
4.4 You are responsible for configuring your information
technology, computer programmes and platform or system in order
to access our Platform. We do not guarantee that our Platform
will be free from bugs or viruses.
5 Your account and password
5.1 In registering for an account on our Platform, you must
provide truthful, accurate and up-todate information about
yourself. You should choose a strong and secure password. You
must keep your password secure and confidential.
5.2 You agree not to share your account credentials or give
others access to your account. If and when we detect that an
account is shared by multiple users, we may treat this as a
security breach and suspend or terminate your account.
5.3 We have the right to disable any password, whether chosen by
you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable
opinion you are in breach of these terms.
5.4 You agree to follow our Acceptable Use Policy, which is set
out at the end of these terms.
5.5 You are responsible for all actions or activities that
happens by, through or under your account, unless you report
6 Use of the platform
6.1 You must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy and all
applicable laws and regulatory requirements, including privacy
laws and intellectual property laws in using or accessing the
6.2 You must not copy, modify, distribute, sell, lease, loan or
trade any access to the Platform or any data or information on
7 Your rights
7.1 You retain your rights to any information or content you
submit, post or display on or through the Platform (“Your
Content”). By submitting, posting or displaying such content,
you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence
(with the right to sublicense) to use, process, copy, reproduce,
adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such
content in any and all media or through any distribution
channels (now known or later developed), subject to applicable
7.2 You are responsible for your use of Your Content and any
consequences thereof, including any consequences of the use of
Your Content by other users or third parties. We are not
responsible or liable for any use of Your Content, nor the use
of any content or information submitted or posted by other users
7.3 You warrant that Your Content is not and will not infringe
rights of any third parties and that you have all the necessary
rights, power and authority to satisfy your obligations with
regard to Your Content under these terms.
7.4 If you believe your intellectual property rights have been
infringed, please contact us by emailing
8 Our rights
8.1 All intellectual property rights subsisting in the Platform
or the services we provide belong to us or have been lawfully
licensed to us. All rights under applicable laws are hereby
reserved. You must not upload, post, publish, reproduce,
transmit or distribute any content or component of our Platform
in any way, or create any derivative works with respect to any
such content or component.
8.2 We may (at our discretion but are not obliged to) review
content or information submitted or posted by users on our
Platform. We reserve the right to remove any content which we
consider as offensive, harmful, deceptive, discriminative,
defamatory or otherwise inappropriate or misleading, or content
that we believe may be infringing rights of third parties. We do
not endorse or support any views expressed by any users on our
8.3 Our name and our marks and logos are our trade marks (be it
registered or unregistered) and may not be used without our
express prior written consent.
We integrate with third-party software to provide a full suite
of functionalities to our users. We are not responsible for any
issues or loss arising from the use of any third-party software.
Your access and use of the third-party software is governed by
the terms of service or user agreements of that software.
We value and welcome feedback on our Platform. You agree that we
are free to use, disclose, adopt and/or modify any feedback and
any information (including any ideas, concepts, proposals,
suggestions or comments) provided by you to use in connection
with our Platform or any products or services we offer, without
any payment to you.
11 Limitation on liabilities
11.1 Some countries or jurisdictions may not allow the
disclaimers in this clause, in which case these disclaimers will
not apply to you.
11.2 To the fullest extent permitted by law, we (including our
holding company(ies), subsidiaries, affiliates, directors,
officers, employees, agents, representatives, partners and
licensors (collectively, “Our Entities”)) expressly limit our
liabilities in connection with or arising out of the provision
of the Platform as follows:
(a) we provide the Platform and any products or services we
offer on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and your access to
or use of our Platform is at your own risk;
(b) we give no assurance, representation or warranty of any kind
(whether express or implied) about the Platform and any products
or services we provide;
(c) we do not guarantee that the information or content you find
on the Platform is always accurate, truthful, complete and
(d) we expressly disclaim all warranties and representations
(for example, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a
particular purpose, and noninfringement);
(e) we are not responsible for any delay or disruption in our
Platform or any defect, viruses, bugs or errors; and
(f) we are not responsible for the conduct of or any content or
information submitted or posted by any user of the Platform
(whether online or offline).
11.3 To the fullest extent permitted by law, Our Entities are
not liable to you or others for:
(a) any indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, consequential
or punitive damages; or
(b) any loss of data, business, opportunities, reputation,
profits or revenues, relating to the use of our Platform or any
products or services we offer.
11.4 We do not exclude or limit our liability to you where it
would be illegal to do so. This includes any of our liability
for fraud or making fraudulent misrepresentation in operating
the Platform or providing the products or services we offer.
11.5 If you are using the Platform as a consumer, in some
countries or jurisdictions you may have certain legal rights as
a consumer. In such cases, nothing in these terms limit your
legal rights as a consumer that may not be waived by contract.
12 Your representation
12.1 Our Platform is not intended for and may not be used by
minors. By using our Platform, you represent that you are an
adult and that you are able to legally enter into contractual
12.2 If you are using the Platform on behalf of an entity, by
using the Platform you represent that you have the necessary
rights and authority to agree to these terms (and our Privacy
Policy, Acceptable Use Policy and other documents referred to
herein) on behalf of that entity.
13.1 You agree to indemnify and hold Our Entities harmless from
and against all liabilities, damages, claims, costs (including
legal fees and costs), and expenses in connection with or
arising from (i) your breach of these terms, (i) your use of our
Platform and/or (iii) any misrepresentation made by you.
13.2 You also agree to fully co-operate with us in the defence
or settlement of any claim in relation to or arising out of our
Platform or these terms.
14.1 These terms will continue to apply until terminated by
either you or us as follows.
14.2 You may stop using the Platform any time by deactivating
14.3 We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to
our Platform, if we reasonably believe:
(a) you are in serious or repeated breach of these terms
(including a prolonged failure to settle any payment);
(b) you are using the Platform in a manner that would cause a
real risk of harm or loss to us, other users, or the public;
(c) we are requested to do so by government or regulatory
authorities or as required under applicable laws, regulations or
legal processes; or
(d) our provision of the Platform to you is no longer possible
or commercially viable.
In any of the above cases, we will notify you by the email
address associated with your account or at the next time you
attempt to access your account, unless we are prohibited from
notifying you by law.
14.4 Upon termination of your access, these terms will also
terminate except for Clauses 11 to 18.
14.5 Where we consider necessary or appropriate, we will report
any breach of these terms (or the Acceptable Use Policy) to law
enforcement authorities and we will cooperate with such
authorities by disclosing your identity and providing any
information about you within our systems to them.
15 Entire agreement
15.1 These terms constitute the entire agreement between any
user and us in relation to the use of or any transactions on the
Platform. These terms supersede and extinguish all other
agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations
and understandings between any user and us, whether written or
oral, in relation to the use of or any transactions on the
15.2 You acknowledge that you will have no remedies in respect
of any statement, representation, assurance or warranty (whether
made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these
16 Other important terms
16.1 We may transfer our rights and obligations under these
terms to another organisation. We will contact you to let you
know if we plan to do this.
16.2 You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under
these terms to another person if we agree to this in writing.
16.3 If a court finds part of this contract illegal, the rest
will continue in force. 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.
16.4 Even if we delay in enforcing this contract, we can still
enforce it later. If we do not insist immediately that you do
anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we
delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking
this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do
those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you
at a later date. For example, if you miss a payment and we do
not chase you but we continue to provide the products, we can
still require you to make the payment at a later date.
If you have any questions about these terms or the Acceptable
Use Policy, please contact us by emailing
Acceptable Use Policy
Platform or help anyone else to doso. For example, you agree not
to do any of the following in connection with the Platform:
(a) use our Platform for unlawful or unauthorised purposes;
(b) re-sell or attempt to benefit in a commercial fashion from
any data, content or information available on the Platform;
(c) probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or
(d) breach or otherwise circumvent any security or
authentication measures or service use limits;
(e) access, tamper with, or use non-public areas or parts of the
(f) interfere with or disrupt any user, host, or network, for
example by sending a virus, trojan, worm, logic bomb, or any
other material that is malicious or technologically harmful,
overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing any part of the
Platform, or by scripting the creation of any content in such
manner as to interfere with or create an undue burden on the
(g) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or
otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the Platform or
any related technology that is not open source;
(h) access, search, or create accounts for the Platform by any
means (automated or otherwise) other than our publicly supported
interfaces (for example, "scraping" or creating accounts in
bulk) or attempt to do so;
(i) send unsolicited communications, promotions or
advertisements, or spam;
(j) forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header
information in any email;
(k) send altered, deceptive, or false source-identifying
information, including "spoofing" or "phishing";
(l) conduct surveys, contests, or pyramid schemes, or promote or
advertise products or services without appropriate
(m) abuse referrals or promotions;
(n) post, publish, upload, display, distribute, or share
materials that are unlawful, inappropriate, profane,
pornographic, obscene, indecent, libelous, defamatory,abusive,
or knowingly false, and/or that infringe intellectual property
(p) violate applicable laws or regulations in any way; or
(q) violate the privacy or infringe the rights of others.
Last updated: 3 April 2018