Recruitment Online – Disclaimer

Before using Recruitment Online, review this agreement and the Department's selection policies to understand your rights and limitations.

Please carefully read this agreement along with the State of Victoria (Department of Education) (the Department) selection policies before accessing or using the information and services available through Recruitment On-Line (the Site). Access the Department's selection policies.

By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below as well as these selection policies. The Department may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications will become effective immediately upon posting the modified agreement on the Site.

Limits on service provided

The Department has developed this Site to allow all Government schools to advertise job vacancies and manage the recruitment process. The Department has used its best endeavours to ensure that the information provided on the Site is correct and current at the time of publication, but does not warrant or represent that the information is accurate or up to date or that the online service will be uninterrupted or error-free. Furthermore, you acknowledge that email communications from the Department may have been automatically generated and may not have been the subject of specific formulation to meet your personal requirements.

Specifically, the Department does not warrant that an application submitted through the Site will be received by the advertiser, or will be forwarded before any relevant application cut-off date. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checks to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy and certainty, for example by contacting a school to confirm receipt of your application.

To the extent permitted by law, the Department and its employees, agents and consultants exclude all liability for any loss or damage (including indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) arising from the use of, or reliance on, the information provided whether or not caused by any negligent act or omission of the Department. If any law prohibits the exclusion of such liability, the Department limits its liability to the extent permitted by law, to the resupply of the information.

No guarantees of job vacancy

The Department gives no guarantee to you of the continued availability of any particular job advertised on the Site and will not be liable to you should a vacancy be filled at any time prior to removal of an advertisement from the Site.

The Department gives no guarantee to you of the continued availability of any particular job that continues to be advertised on the site after the advertised closing date for applications to be received has passed.

Risks associated with downloading material

The Department cannot and does not warrant that emails and attached material delivered from the Site or that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. The service is provided on the basis that upon downloading or receipt you will conduct such virus scanning and other checks as may be necessary to ensure that the material will not corrupt in any way your data, software or systems or those of any other person.

You acknowledge and agree that The Department will not be under any liability to you for any loss or damage however caused, that arises in any way from the use of the downloaded material or email attachments.

Linked websites

This Site may contain links to other websites. Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. Links to those websites should not be construed as any endorsement, approval, recommendation, or preference by the Department of the owners or operators of the other websites, or for any information, products or services referred to on those other websites. Your use of any link to another website is entirely at your own risk. Unless stated otherwise on this Site the Department has no relationship with the owners or operators of those linked websites and no control over or rights in those linked websites.

Security of your data

Whilst the Department takes all due care in ensuring the privacy and integrity of the information you provide, the possibility exists that this information could be unlawfully observed by a third party while in transit over the Internet or while stored on Department systems or on The Department's Site. Subject to the Department having exercised due care and skill in attempting to keep the information secure, the Department disclaims all liability should this occur.

Accessibility of site

The Department has endeavoured to make this Site easily accessible to all users. You should note, however, that the Site may not meet W3C WCAG 6.1 and 6.3 relating to style sheets and useability when scripts, applets and other programmatic objects are not supported. Use of the site requires Internet Explorer Version 5 or higher, Windows XP/Windows 2000 or Netscape 7.0 with Mac OS/X with Java Scripting enabled. Failure to meet these standards may cause usage problems. The Department disclaims liability for any loss caused due to use of the Site where the user has not met these minimum technical requirements. If these accessibility issues cause you any difficulty, please contact the Department's Human Resource Services (contact details below).

Information for personal, non-commercial use only

You agree that information contained on this Site is for your personal use only and may not be sold, redistributed or used for any commercial purpose (this includes but is not limited to the use of contact details for unsolicited commercial correspondence). You may download material from this Site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this Site including code and software. You must not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms of use.

Compliance with foreign laws

This website may be accessed throughout Australia and overseas. The Department makes no representation that the content of this website complies with the laws of any country outside Australia. If you access this Site from outside Australia, you are responsible for ensuring you comply with all laws in the place where you are located.

General provisions

The laws governing these terms and conditions will be the laws of Victoria, Australia and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of its courts.

If any part of these terms and conditions are held invalid, that part shall be deemed severed and the remainder of the terms and conditions will continue to be valid and enforceable.