Terms and Conditions of Use

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The following terms and conditions govern your access to and use of the saferec.co.uk website as defined in the terms below. Please ensure you have fully understood all of the provisions before signing and proceeding with your use of saferec.co.uk.

  1. Agreement to terms

    1. These Terms and Conditions all Schedules, the User Agreement posted on the Site, and any privacy related documents (collectively, this "Agreement") constitute a legally binding Agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity ("you", "user" or "Customer") and SAFEREC GROUP LTD trading as SafeRec ("SafeRec", "we", "us", "Service Provider" or "our"), concerning your access to and use of the saferec.co.uk website, the platform as well as any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile application related, linked, or otherwise connected thereto (collectively, the "Site"). SAFEREC GROUP LIMITED is a private limited company registered at 71-75 Shelton Street, London WC2H 9JQ. Our VAT number is 409453591. You agree that by accessing the Site, you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you do not agree with the Agreement in full, then you are expressly prohibited from using the Site and you must discontinue use immediately.
    2. Supplemental terms and conditions or documents that may be posted on the Site from time to time are hereby expressly incorporated herein by reference. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to these Terms and conditions from time to time. We will alert you about any changes by updating the "Last updated" date of these Terms and Conditions.
    3. You can only purchase the Services from the Site if you are eligible to enter into an Agreement and are at least 18 years old.
  2. Interpretation

    1. Order means the Customer's order for the Services from the Supplier as submitted following the step-by-step process set out on the Website;
    2. Privacy Policy means the terms which set out how we will deal with confidential and personal information received from you via the Website;
    3. Services means the services advertised on the Website from time to time
    4. Website means our website saferec.co.uk on which the Services are advertised.
    5. Preferred Supplier List means the list of Companies selected by the Customer in the form of a list of companies that can be presented to any relevant individuals and incorporated bodies by the Customer.
    6. PSLConnect means the product created by SafeRec allowing the Customer to create a Preferred Supplier List of Umbrella Companies
    7. Umbrella Watchdog means the platform created by SafeRec allowing the Customer to create a list of Umbrella Company in order to present their Preferred Supplier List.
    8. Payslip Audits means the solution created by SafeRec allowing the Customer to verify payslip's calculations are accurate.
    9. Platform means a secure area within our Website that grants you access to the Services, including but not limited to, PSLConnect, Umbrella Watchdog, Payslip Auditing, Umbrella Due Diligence and KID Generator.
  3. Provision of the Services by SafeRec

    1. SafeRec agrees to provide Services to the Customer as set out in the Sales Order and in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
    2. The description of the Services as set out on the Website and direct communication between Us and You. Any description is for illustrative purposes only.
    3. In the case of Services made to your special requirements, it is your responsibility to ensure that any information or specification you provide is accurate.
    4. All Services which appear on the Website are subject to availability.
    5. We can make changes to the Services which are necessary to comply with any applicable law or safety requirement. We will notify you of these changes.
    6. We may limit or suspend the Services from time to time at our discretion (for example, to perform scheduled maintenance or in the event of a security emergency). If SafeRec limits or suspends the Services, we will give you reasonable advance notice. However, there may be some situations, such as security emergencies, where it may not be practicable for us to give you advance notice. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to narrow the scope and duration of the suspension or limitation as is needed to resolve the issue that prompted such action.
    7. We continually update and improve our Services. SafeRec may alter the Services at any time without prior notice and without your consent. We will provide you with reasonable prior notice if we make a change to the Services resulting in an overall material decrease in functionality of the Services.
  4. Warranties SafeRec warrants to the Customer that, in connection with the provision of the Services:

    1. It has full power and authority to enter into this Agreement
    2. It will comply with all applicable laws
    3. It will use reasonable skills and diligence;
    4. The Service Provider does not warrant or represent:
      1. The completeness or accuracy of the information published on our Website;
      2. That the material on the Website is up to date;
      3. That any service on the Website will remain available;
    5. The Customer acknowledges that:
      1. Complex website such as saferec.co.uk is never wholly free from defects, errors and bugs, and the Service Provider gives no warranty or representation that the Platform will be wholly free from such defects, errors and bugs;
      2. Any information provided on saferec.co.uk or through the services is provided for information purposes only.
  5. Customer Obligations

      1. You must use the Services in compliance with, and only as permitted by, your internal company rules and any applicable law. If your use of the Services requires you to comply with industry-specific regulations applicable to such use, you will be solely responsible for such compliance. You must not use the Services in a way that would subject SafeRec to any industry-specific regulations. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for any liabilities arising from your violation of this restriction.
      1. You are responsible for your conduct and the conduct of your Users. You must ensure that you and your Users do not:
        1. misuse the Services by interfering with their normal operation, or attempting to access them using a method other than through the interfaces and instructions we provide;
        2. circumvent or attempt to circumvent any limitations that SafeRec imposes on your account (such as any User limits in a Schedule);
        3. probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any SafeRec system or network, unless with prior written authorisation of SafeRec;
        4. decipher, decompile, disassemble, translate, create derivative works, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to reconstruct, identify or discover any source code, algorithms, underlying ideas or underlying user interface techniques in the Services or any of the software used to provide the Services, or attempt to do so;
        5. directly or indirectly identify a User contrary to the terms of any Confidentiality Notice or other privacy setting, or attempt to do so;
        6. transmit any viruses, malware, or other types of malicious software, or links to such software, through the Services;
        7. engage in abusive or excessive use of the Services, which is usage significantly in excess of average usage patterns that adversely affect the speed, responsiveness, stability, availability, or functionality of the Services for other customers and their users. SafeRec will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any abusive or excessive usage to provide you with an opportunity to reduce such usage to a level acceptable to SafeRec;
        8. use the Services to infringe the Intellectual Property Rights of others, or to commit any unlawful activity;
        9. attempt to circumvent any license, timing or use restrictions that are built into the Services; or
        10. unless authorised in writing by SafeRec, lend, resell, lease or sublicense or otherwise use the Services for the benefit of a third party.
        11. Any activity referred to in Clause 16 of the Agreement
  6. License to use saferec.co.uk

    1. You May:
      1. view and download pages from our Website in a web browser;
      2. when subject to applicable subscription and account limitations:
        1. use our SafeRec Website services by means of a web browser.
        2. Generate and email Key Information Documents.
        3. Create a PSL of Umbrella Company (PSLConnect).
        4. Create a list of Umbrella Company (Umbrella Watchdog).
        5. Submit Payslip for audit.
        6. Send and Share Payslip Audit Results with third parties.
    2. Unless expressly permitted by SAFEREC GROUP LTD, you must not:
      1. republish material from our website (including republication on another website);
      2. sell or sub-license material from our website.
      3. Show any material from our website in public.
      4. Exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose.
      5. Redistribute material from our website.
    3. We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion.
  7. Limitations and exclusions of liability

    1. SafeRec will not be liable in respect of any loss of profits, income, revenue, use, production, or anticipated savings.
    2. SafeRec will not be liable for any loss of business, contracts or commercial opportunities
    3. SafeRec will not be liable in respect of any loss of or damage to goodwill or reputation
    4. SafeRec will not be liable of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
    5. Neither party will be liable for any losses arising out of a force Majeure Event.
    6. SafeRec's liability in relation to any event or series of related events will not exceed the total amount paid and payable by the Customer to the provider under the agreement during the 12 months period immediately preceding the event or events giving rise to the claim.
  8. Customer Obligations & Responsibilities

    1. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that: (1) all registration information you submit will be true, accurate, current, not misleading and complete; (2) you will maintain the accuracy of such information and promptly update such registration information as necessary; (3) you have the legal capacity and you agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions; (4) you are not a minor in the jurisdiction in which you reside; (5) you will not access the Site through automated or non-human means, whether through a bot, script or otherwise; (6) you will not use the Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose; and (7) your use of the Site will not violate any applicable law or regulation.
    2. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site (or any portion thereof).
    3. You must notify us immediately at support@saferec.co.uk if you notice or become aware of any unauthorized use of your registered account.
    4. You must cooperate with us in all matters relating to the Services, provide us and our authorized employees and representatives with access to any premises under your control as required, provide us with all information required to perform the Services and obtain any necessary licenses and consents (unless otherwise agreed).
    5. You must not use saferec.co.uk and our Platform for any unlawful, illegal, or fraudulent purpose or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, or fraudulent purpose or activity. You must not conduct any systemic and recurrent data collection from saferec.co.uk or the Platform.
    6. You must not use elements of our website for any marketing activity without our express consent.
  9. User Registration

    1. You may be required to register with the Site. You agree to keep your password confidential and will be responsible for all use of your account and password. We reserve the right to remove, reclaim, or change a username you select if we determine, in our sole discretion, that such username is inappropriate, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.
  10. Personal information and Registration

    1. When registering to use the Website and Platform you must set up a username and password. You remain responsible for all actions taken under the chosen username and password and undertake not to disclose your username and password to anyone else and keep them secret.
    2. We retain and use all information strictly in line with our Privacy Policy.
    3. We may contact you by e-mail or other electronic communication methods and by pre-paid post and you expressly agree to this.
  11. Basis of Sale

    1. The description of the Services in our website does not constitute a contractual offer to sell the Services. When an Order has been submitted on the Website, we can reject it for any reason, although we will try to tell you the reason without delay.
    2. The Order process is set out on the Website. Each step allows you to check and amend any errors before submitting the Order. It is your responsibility to check that you have used the ordering process correctly.
    3. Confirmation of the Services ordered is established only when you receive an email from us confirming the Order ("Order Confirmation"). You must ensure that the Order Confirmation is complete and accurate and inform us immediately of any errors. We are not responsible for any inaccuracies in the Order placed by you. By placing an Order, you agree to us giving you confirmation of the Agreement by means of an email with all information in it (i.e., the Order Confirmation). You will receive the Order Confirmation within a reasonable time after making the Agreement, but in any event not later than before performance begins of any of the Services.
  12. Payment and Subscriptions

    1. You may be required to purchase or pay a fee to access some of our Services. You agree to provide current, complete, and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made via the Website. You further agree to promptly update account and payment information, including email address, payment method, and payment card expiration date, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed. We bill you through an online billing account for purchases made via the Website. VAT will be added to the price of purchases as deemed required by us and prevailing legislation. We may change prices at any time. All payments shall be in British Pound Sterling.
    2. You agree to pay all charges or fees at the prices then in effect for your purchases, and you authorize us to charge your chosen payment provider for any such amounts upon making your purchase. If your purchase is subject to recurring charges, then you consent to us charging your payment method on a recurring basis without requiring your prior approval for each recurring charge, until you notify us of your cancellation.
    3. We reserve the right to correct any errors or mistakes in pricing, even if we have already requested or received payment. We also reserve the right to refuse any order placed through the Site.
    4. To use some of our services, you must pay the applicable fees or subscription fees after you have registered for an account with the Site and / or Platform. We will send you, by email, an acknowledgement of your order. Your order shall come into force upon the issue of the order acknowledgement.
    5. At the end of the subscription period, your subscription will be automatically renewed, and we will automatically collect the following subscription fee using the payment information you provided to us.
  13. Free Trial

    1. We offer a 7-day free trial to new users who register with the Site. You may only avail yourself of one free trial.
    2. The trial begins on the date on which you are granted access to SafeRec ("Start Date") and will expire 7 calendar days after the Start Date. You will not be billed on the expiry of the free trial, and we do not request or hold billing information. The account will not be charged, and the subscription will be suspended until upgraded to a paid version at the end of the free trial.
  14. Delivery

    1. We will deliver the Services by the time or within the agreed period or, failing any agreement within a reasonable time.
    2. In any case, regardless of events beyond our control, if we do not deliver the Services on time, you can require us to reduce the Fees or charges by an appropriate amount (including the right to receive a refund for anything already paid above the reduced amount). The amount of the reduction can, where appropriate, be up to the full amount of the Fees or charges.
  15. Withdrawal and cancellation

    1. You can withdraw the Order by telling us before the Agreement is made, if you simply wish to change your mind and without giving us a reason, and without incurring any liability.
    2. This is a "distance contract" (as defined below) which has the cancellation rights ("Cancellation Rights") set out below. These Cancellation Rights, however, do not apply to Services that are made to your specifications or are clearly personalised.
    3. Subject as stated in these Terms and Conditions, you can cancel this Agreement within 14 days without giving any reason.
    4. The cancellation period will expire 14 days from the day the Agreement was entered into.
    5. To exercise the right to cancel, you must inform us of your decision to cancel this Agreement by a clear statement setting out your decision (e.g. a letter sent by post or email).
    6. To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient for you to send your communication concerning your exercise of the right to cancel before the cancellation period has expired. Please send your communication to support@saferec.co.uk.
    7. We must not begin the supply of a service (being part of the Services) before the end of the cancellation period unless you have made an express request for the service.
    8. Except as set out below, if you cancel this Agreement, we will reimburse you all payments received from you.
    9. Where a service is supplied (being part of the Service) before the end of the cancellation period in response to your express request to do so, you must pay an amount for the supply of the service for the period for which it is supplied, ending with the time when we are informed of your decision to cancel the Agreement. This amount is in proportion to what has been supplied in comparison with the full coverage of the Agreement. This amount is to be calculated on the basis of the total price agreed in the Agreement or, if the total price were to be excessive, on the basis of the market value of the service that has been supplied, calculated by comparing prices for equivalent services supplied by other traders. You will bear no cost for supply of that service, in full or in part, in this cancellation period if that service is not supplied in response to such a request.
    10. We will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than 14 days after the day on which we are informed about your decision to cancel this Agreement.
    11. We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees as a result of the reimbursement.
    12. After the period of cancellation, all purchases are non-refundable. You can cancel your subscription at any time by contacting us using the contact information provided below. Your cancellation will take effect at the end of the current paid term.
  16. Prohibited Activities

    1. You may not access or use the Site for any purpose other than that for which we make the Site available. The Site may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavours except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by us.
    2. You expressly agree not to undertake any of the following Prohibited Activities and hold harmless SafeRec from any costs, liability, damages arising as a result of You undertaking any of the following Prohibited Activities:
      1. Systematically retrieve data or other content from the Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from us.
      2. Trick, defraud, or mislead us and other users, especially in any attempt to learn sensitive account information such as user passwords.
      3. Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on the use of the Site and/or the Content contained therein.
      4. Disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the Site whilst you are a user of the Site and after this Agreement is terminated.
      5. Use any information obtained from the Site in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person.
      6. Make improper use of our support services or submit false reports of abuse or misconduct.
      7. Use the Site in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations.
      8. Engage in unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site.
      9. Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other material, including excessive use of capital letters and spamming (continuous posting of repetitive text), that interferes with any party's uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Site or modifies, impairs, disrupts, alters, or interferes with the use, features, functions, operation, or maintenance of the Site.
      10. Engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
      11. Delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any Content.
      12. Attempt to impersonate another user or person or use the username of another user.
      13. Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) any material that acts as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism, including without limitation, clear graphics interchange formats ("gifs"), 1×1 pixels, web bugs, cookies, or other similar devices (sometimes referred to as "spyware" or "passive collection mechanisms" or "pcms").
      14. Interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Site or the networks or services connected to the Site.
      15. Harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of our employees or agents engaged in providing any portion of the Site to you.
      16. Attempt to bypass any measures of the Site designed to prevent or restrict access to the Site, or any portion of the Site.
      17. Copy or adapt the Site's software, including but not limited to Flash, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, or other code.
      18. Except as permitted by applicable law, decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Site.
      19. Except as may be the result of standard search engine or Internet browser usage, use, launch, develop, or distribute any automated system, including without limitation, any spider, robot, cheat utility, scraper, or offline reader that accesses the Site, or using or launching any unauthorized script or other software.
      20. Use a buying agent or purchasing agent to make purchases on the Site.
      21. Make any unauthorized use of the Site, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email, or creating user accounts by automated means or under false pretences.
      22. Use the Site as part of any effort to compete with us or otherwise use the Site and/or the Content for any revenue-generating endeavour or commercial enterprise.
      23. Use the Site to inform the development of or develop a product or service that would be reasonably regarded to compete with or be reasonably similar to the Site.
  17. User submissions

    1. The Site provides you with the opportunity to create, submit, display, share, perform, publish, distribute documents and information to us or on the Site, including but not limited to text, payslips, payslip audit results, key information documents, writings, video, audio, photographs, graphics, comments, suggestions, or personal information or other material (collectively, "Submissions"). Submissions may be viewable by other users of the Site when the information is shared with the user. As such, any Submissions you transmit may be treated in accordance with the Site Privacy Policy. When you create or make available any Submissions, you thereby represent and warrant that:
      1. The creation, distribution, transmission, public display, or performance, and the accessing, downloading, or copying of your Submissions do not and will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or moral rights of any third party.
      2. You have the necessary consents and permissions to use and to authorize us to use your Submissions to generate key information documents, audit payslips, generate and share payslip audits results (collectively, "Platform Services").
      3. You have the written consent and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person to us to upload their personal information necessary to performing the Platform Services including but not limited to first name, last name, email address, payslip.
      4. Your Submissions are not false, inaccurate, or misleading.
      5. Your Submissions are not used to harass or threaten (in the legal sense of those terms) any other person and to promote violence against a specific person or class of people.
      6. Your Submissions do not violate any applicable law, regulation, or rule including but not limited to the Data Protection Act 2018.
      7. Your Submissions do not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party.
      8. Any use of the Site in violation of the foregoing violates these Terms and Conditions and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Site.
  18. Submission license

    1. You and the Site agree that we may access, store, process, and use any information and personal data that you provide following the terms of the Privacy Policy and your choices (including settings).
    2. By submitting suggestions or other feedback regarding the Site, you agree that we can use and share such feedback for any purpose without compensation to you.
    3. We do not assert any ownership over your Submissions. You retain full ownership of all of your Submissions. You are solely responsible for your Submissions to the Site and you expressly agree to exonerate us from any and all responsibility and to refrain from any legal action against any information related to your Submissions.
  19. Contributions

    1. You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information regarding the Site ("Contributions") provided by you to us are non-confidential and shall become our sole property. We shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Contributions for any lawful purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. You hereby waive all moral rights to any such Contributions, and you hereby warrant that any such Contributions are original with you or that you have the right to submit such Contributions. You agree there shall be no recourse against us for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your Contributions.
  20. Third-party websites and content

    1. The Site may contain (or you may be sent via the Site) links to other websites ("Third-Party Websites") as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, music, sound, video, information, applications, software, and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties ("Third-Party Content"). Such Third-Party Websites and Third-Party Content are not investigated, monitored, or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us, and we are not responsible for any Third-Party Websites accessed through the Site or any Third-Party Content posted on, available through, or installed from the Site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices, or other policies of or contained in the Third-Party Websites or the Third-Party Content. Inclusion of, linking to, or permitting the use or installation of any Third-Party Websites or any Third-Party Content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by us. If you decide to leave the Site and access the Third-Party Websites or to use or install any Third-Party Content, you do so at your own risk, and you should be aware these Terms and Conditions no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any website to which you navigate from the Site or relating to any applications you use or install from the Site. Any purchases you make through Third-Party Websites will be through other websites and from other companies, and we take no responsibility whatsoever in relation to such purchases which are exclusively between you and the applicable third party. You agree and acknowledge that we do not endorse the products or services offered on Third-Party Websites and you shall hold us harmless from any harm caused by your purchase of such products or services. Additionally, you shall hold us harmless from any losses sustained by you or harm caused to you relating to or resulting in any way from any Third-Party Content or any contact with Third-Party Websites.
  21. Advertisers

    1. We allow advertisers to display their advertisements and other information in certain areas of the Site, such as sidebar advertisements or banner advertisements. If you are an advertiser, you shall take full responsibility for any advertisements you place on the Site and any services provided on the Site or products sold through those advertisements. Further, as an advertiser, you warrant and represent that you possess all rights and authority to place advertisements on the Site, including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, publicity rights, and contractual rights.
    2. We simply provide the space to place such advertisements, and we have no other relationship with advertisers.
  22. Site management

    1. We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to:
    2. monitor the Site for violations of these Terms and Conditions;
    3. take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates the law or these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation, reporting such user to law enforcement authorities;
    4. in our sole discretion and without limitation, refuse, restrict access to, limit the availability of, or disable (to the extent technologically feasible) any of your Submissions;
    5. in our sole discretion and without limitation, notice, or liability, to remove from the Site or otherwise disable all files and content that are excessive in size or are in any way burdensome to our systems; and
    6. otherwise manage the Site in a manner designed to protect our rights and property and to facilitate the proper functioning of the Site.
  23. Privacy policy

    1. We care about data privacy and security. Please review our Privacy Policy.
    2. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions. If you access the Site from any other region of the world other than the United Kingdom with laws or other requirements governing personal data collection, use, or disclosure that differ from applicable laws in the United Kingdom, then through your continued use of the Site, you are transferring your data to the United Kingdom, and you agree to have your data transferred to and processed in the United Kingdom.
  24. Conformity

    1. It is not a failure to conform if the failure has its origin in your materials.
    2. We will supply the Services with reasonable skill and care.
    3. The Service Provider will support the customer in installing and activating their new account.
  25. Duration, termination, and suspension

    1. These terms and conditions shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Site and Clause 16 will remain in effect after you cease to use the Site. Without limiting any other provision of these terms and conditions, we reserve the right to, in our sole discretion and without notice or liability, deny access to and use of the Site (including blocking certain IP addresses), to any person for any reason or for no reason, including without limitation for breach of any representation, warranty, or covenant contained in these terms and conditions or of any applicable law or regulation.
    2. If we terminate or suspend your account for any reason, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party. In addition to terminating or suspending your account, we reserve the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
    3. Either you or we may terminate the Agreement or suspend the Services at any time by a written notice of termination or suspension to the other if that other:
      1. commits a serious breach, or series of breaches resulting in a serious breach, of the Agreement and the breach either cannot be fixed or is not fixed within 30 days of the written notice; or
      2. is subject to any step towards its bankruptcy or liquidation.
    4. On termination of the Agreement for any reason, any of our respective remaining rights and liabilities will not be affected.
  26. Modifications and interruptions

    1. We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Site at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. However, we have no obligation to update any information on our Site. We also reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the Site without notice at any time. We will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension, or discontinuance of the Site.
    2. We cannot guarantee the Site will be available at all times. We may experience hardware, software, or other problems or need to perform maintenance related to the Site, resulting in interruptions or delays. You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Site during any downtime or discontinuance of the Site.
  27. Corrections

    1. There may be information on the Site that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions, including descriptions, pricing, availability, and various other information. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information on the Site at any time, without prior notice.
  28. Liability and Indemnity

    1. If SAFEREC GROUP LTD performance of its obligations under this Agreement is prevented delayed or inaccurate by any act or omission of the customer (you), its agents, sub-contractors, consultants or employees, SAFEREC GROUP LTD shall not be held liable for any costs, charges or losses sustained or incurred that arise directly or indirectly from such information or delay.
  29. Intellectual Property

    1. Unless otherwise indicated, the Site is our proprietary property and all source code, databases, functionality, software, website designs, audio, video, text, photographs, and graphics on the Site (collectively, the "Content") and the trademarks, service marks, and logos contained therein (the "Marks") are owned or controlled by us or licensed to us and are protected by copyright and trademark laws and various other intellectual property rights, international copyright laws, and international conventions. The Content and the Marks are provided on the Site "AS IS" for your information and personal use only. Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, no part of the Site and no Content may be copied, reproduced, aggregated, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, distributed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without our express prior written permission.
    2. Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Site and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Content to which you have properly gained access. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in and to the Site, the Content and the Marks.
  30. Successors and our sub-contractors

    1. Either party can transfer the benefit of this Agreement to someone else and will remain liable to the other for its obligations under this agreement.
  31. Circumstances beyond the control of either party

    1. In the event of any failure by a party because of something beyond its reasonable control:
      1. the party will advise the other party as soon as reasonably practicable; and
      2. the party's obligations will be suspended so far as is reasonable, provided that that party will act reasonably, and the party will not be liable for any failure which it could not reasonably avoid, but this will not affect the Customer's above rights relating to delivery (and the right to cancel below).
  32. Privacy

    1. Your privacy is critical to us. We respect your privacy and comply with the General Data Protection Regulation with regard to your personal information.
    2. These Terms and Conditions should be read alongside, and are in addition to our policies, including our privacy policy and cookies policy.
    3. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions:
      1. 'Data Protection Laws' means any applicable law relating to the processing of Personal Data, including, but not limited to the GDPR.
      2. 'GDPR' means the UK General Data Protection Regulation.
    4. We are a Data Processor of the Personal Data we Process in providing the Services to you.
    5. Where you supply Personal Data to us so we can provide Services to you, and we Process that Personal Data in the course of providing the Services to you, we will comply with our obligations imposed by the Data Protection Laws:
      1. before or at the time of collecting Personal Data, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected;
      2. we will only Process Personal Data for the purposes identified;
      3. we will respect your rights in relation to your Personal Data; and
      4. we will implement technical and organisational measures to ensure Personal Data is secure.
    6. For any enquiries or complaints regarding data privacy, you can email: support@saferec.co.uk
  33. Disclaimer

    1. The Site is provided on an as-is and as-available basis. We do not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the Site, any hyperlinked website, or any website or mobile application featured in any banner or other advertising, and we will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and any third-party providers of products or services. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your best judgment and exercise caution where appropriate.
  34. Governing law

    1. These term and conditions are governed by and interpreted following the laws of England and Wales. SAFEREC GROUP LTD and yourself both agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Wales and England, which means that you may make a claim to defend your consumer protection rights in regard to these terms and conditions in the United Kingdom.
  35. Dispute Resolution

    Informal Negotiations

    1. To expedite resolution and control the cost of any dispute, controversy, or claim related to these Terms and Conditions (each "Dispute" and collectively, the "Disputes") brought by either you or us (individually, a "Party" and collectively, the "Parties"), the Parties agree to first attempt to negotiate any Dispute (except those Disputes expressly provided below) informally for at least thirty (30) days before initiating arbitration. Such informal negotiations commence upon written notice from one Party to the other Party.

    Binding Arbitration

    1. Any dispute arising from the relationships between the Parties to this Agreement shall be determined by one arbitrator. The seat of arbitration shall be London, United Kingdom. The language of the proceedings shall be English. Applicable rules of substantive law shall be the law of England and Wales.


    1. The Parties agree that any arbitration shall be limited to the Dispute between the Parties individually. To the full extent permitted by law, (a) no arbitration shall be joined with any other proceeding; (b) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be arbitrated on a class-action basis or to utilize class action procedures; and (c) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of the general public or any other persons.

    Exceptions to Informal Negotiations and Arbitration

    1. The Parties agree that the following Disputes are not subject to the above provisions concerning informal negotiations and binding arbitration:
      1. any Disputes seeking to enforce or protect, or concerning the validity of, any of the intellectual property rights of a Party;
      2. any Dispute related to, or arising from, allegations of theft, piracy, invasion of privacy, Prohibited Use under Clause 16 or unauthorized use;
      3. any claim for injunctive relief.
    2. If this provision is found to be illegal or unenforceable, then neither Party will elect to arbitrate any Dispute falling within that portion of this provision found to be illegal or unenforceable and such Dispute shall be decided by a court of competent jurisdiction within the courts listed for jurisdiction above, and the Parties agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of that court.
  36. Electronic communications, transactions, and signatures

    1. Visiting the Site, sending us emails, and completing online forms constitute electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications, and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing. You hereby agree to the use of electronic signatures, contracts, orders, and other records, and to electronic delivery of notices, policies, and records of transactions initiated or completed by us or via the Site.
  37. Miscellaneous

    1. These Terms and Conditions and any policies or operating rules posted by us on the Site or in respect to the Site constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. These Terms and Conditions operate to the fullest extent permissible by law. We shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, delay, or failure to act caused by any cause beyond our reasonable control. If any provision or part of a provision of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. There is no joint venture, partnership, or agency relationship created between you and us as a result of these Terms and Conditions. You agree that these Terms and Conditions will not be construed against us by virtue of having drafted them. You hereby waive any and all defences you may have based on the electronic form of these Terms and Conditions and the lack of signing by the parties hereto to execute these Terms and Conditions.
  38. Survival

    1. The following Clauses will survive the termination of this Agreement: 2,4, 5, 8, 15,16, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
  39. Contact us

In order to resolve a complaint regarding the Site or to receive further information regarding use of the Site, please contact us at: SAFEREC GROUP LTD 71-75 Shelton Street London WC2H 9JQ England Phone: +44 (0) 20 3633 0568 contact@saferec.co.uk

Last Updated: 29/12/2023

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and SAFEREC GROUP LTD, the owner and provider of this Website. SAFEREC GROUP LTD takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.

This privacy policy should be read alongside, and in addition to, our Terms and Conditions, which can be found at: Terms and Conditions of Use.

Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and interpretation

1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

Datacollectively all information that you submit to SAFEREC GROUP LTD via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;
Cookiesa small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below (Cookies);
Data Protection Lawsany applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;
GDPRthe General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;
SAFEREC GROUP LTD, we or usSAFEREC GROUP LTD, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 12584207 whose registered office is at 71-75 Shelton Street, London, WC2H 9JQ;
UK and EU Cookie Lawthe Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;
User or youany third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by SAFEREC GROUP LTD and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to SAFEREC GROUP LTD and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and
Websitethe website that you are currently using, saferec.co.uk, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

a. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;

b. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;

c. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;

d. "including" is understood to mean "including without limitation";

e. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;

f. the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

Scope of this privacy policy

3. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of SAFEREC GROUP LTD and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

4. For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, SAFEREC GROUP LTD is the "data processor". This means that SAFEREC GROUP LTD processes personal data on your behalf.

Data collected

5. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

a. name;

b. date of birth;

c. gender;

d. job title;

e. profession;

f. contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

g. demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;

h. financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;

i. IP address (automatically collected);

j. web browser type and version (automatically collected);

k. operating system (automatically collected);

l. a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected);

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

How we collect Data

6. We collect Data in the following ways:

a. data is given to us by you; and

b. data is collected automatically.

Data that is given to us by you

7. SAFEREC GROUP LTD will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:

a. when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;

b. when you register with us and set up an account to receive our products/services;

c. when you request a call, information or apply to be called by Umbrella Companies.

d. when you complete surveys that we use for research purposes (although you are not obliged to respond to them);

e. when you enter a competition or promotion through a social media channel;

f. when you make payments to us, through this Website or otherwise;

g. when you elect to receive marketing communications from us;

h. when you use our services;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Data that is collected automatically

8. To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example:

a. we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.

b. we will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website, see the section below, headed "Cookies".

Our use of Data

9. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

a. internal record keeping;

b. improvement of our products / services;

c. transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;

d. contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Website;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

10. We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed "Your rights" below).

11. For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we'll need your consent, whether via an opt-in or soft-opt-in:

a. soft opt-in consent is a specific type of consent which applies when you have previously engaged with us (for example, you contact us to ask us for more details about a particular product/service, and we are marketing similar products/services). Under "soft opt-in" consent, we will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.

b. for other types of e-marketing, we are required to obtain your explicit consent; that is, you need to take positive and affirmative action when consenting by, for example, checking a tick box that we'll provide.

c. if you are not satisfied about our approach to marketing, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. To find out how to withdraw your consent, see the section headed "Your rights" below.

12. When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

13. We may use your Data to show you SAFEREC GROUP LTD adverts and other content on other websites. If you do not want us to use your data to show you SAFEREC GROUP LTD adverts and other content on other websites, please turn off the relevant cookies (please refer to the section headed "Cookies" below).

Who we share Data with

14. We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following reasons:

a. any of our group companies or affiliates - to ensure the proper information are forwarded to the Umbrella Companies you selected;

b. our employees, agents and/or professional advisors - to obtain advice from professional advisers (i.e Umbrella Companies, Accountancy firms...);

c. third party service providers who provide services to us which require the processing of personal data - to help third party service providers in receipt of any shared data to perform functions on our behalf to help ensure the website runs smoothly;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Keeping Data secure

15. We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:

a. access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to you.

b. we store your Data on secure servers.

c. payment details are encrypted using SSL technology (typically you will see a lock icon or green address bar (or both) in your browser when we use this technology.

16. Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address: contact@saferec.co.uk.

17. If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.

Data retention

18. Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your Data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the Data be deleted.

19. Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.

Your rights

20. You have the following rights in relation to your Data:

a. Right to access - the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is "manifestly unfounded or excessive." Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.

b. Right to correct - the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

c. Right to erase - the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.

d. Right to restrict our use of your Data - the right to "block" us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.

e. Right to data portability

f. Right to object - the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.

21. To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via this e-mail address: contact@saferec.co.uk.

22. If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The ICO's contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk/.

23. It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.

Links to other websites

24. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

Changes of business ownership and control

25. SAFEREC GROUP LTD may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of SAFEREC GROUP LTD. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

26. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.

27. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.


28. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. SAFEREC GROUP LTD uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of services.  SAFEREC GROUP LTD has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

29. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

30. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling SAFEREC GROUP LTD to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

31. This Website may place the following Cookies:

Type of CookiePurpose
Strictly necessary cookiesThese are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookiesThey allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookiesThese are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookiesThese cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

32. You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.

33. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

34. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.

35. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

36. For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.


37. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

38. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

39. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

40. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Changes to this privacy policy

41. SAFEREC GROUP LTD reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.   You may contact SAFEREC GROUP LTD by email at contact@saferec.co.uk.


42. This privacy policy was created using a document from Rocket Lawyer (https://www.rocketlawyer.com/gb/en).

14 September 2020

Cookies Policy

Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to date, but if you think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us know.

Strictly necessary

We use the following strictly necessary cookies:

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We use the following analytical/performance cookies:

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We use the following functionality cookies:

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We use the following targeting cookies:

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