Terms & Conditions


Each time you access or use our Website (www.gordonyates.co.uk) and/or our mobile device application (collectively the “Website”), you are deemed to accept these terms and conditions.

“We” means Gordon Yates Recruiting & Training Ltd, and “our” shall be construed accordingly. “You” means the person firm company or organisation browsing and/or using the Website, and “your” shall be construed accordingly. “Gordon Yates Corporate Family” means all companies connected with us. A company is connected with us if it is: (i) a subsidiary or holding company of us; (ii) controlled by the same person(s) who control us or our holding company; (iii) a subsidiary or holding company of any company in (i) or (ii) above; or (iv) in the same group as any company under (i), (ii) or (iii) above. “Subsidiary” and “holding company” shall be as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006. The term “control” shall have the same meaning as defined in Section 416 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988. Two companies are in the same group if they share the same ultimate holding company.

Interruptions and Omissions in Service
Whilst we try to ensure that the standard of the Website remains high and to maintain the continuity of it, the internet is not an inherently stable medium, and errors, omissions, interruptions of service and delays may occur at any time. We do not accept any liability arising from any such errors, omissions, interruptions or delays or any ongoing obligation or responsibility to operate the Website (or any particular part of it) or to provide the service offered on the Website. We may vary the specification of this site from time to time without notice.

Links to other Sites
On this site you may be offered automatic links to other sites which we hope will be of interest to you. We do not accept any responsibility for or liability in respect of the content of those sites, the owners of which do not necessarily have any connection, commercial or otherwise, with us. Using automatic links to gain access to such sites is entirely at your own risk.

Information on this Site
Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the information on our Website is accurate and complete, some of the information is supplied to us by third parties and we are not able to check the accuracy or completeness of that information. We do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in any of the information on our Website or any liability in respect of information on the Website supplied by you, any other website user or any other person.

Your Use of this Site
You may only use the Website for lawful purposes when seeking employment or help with your career, when purchasing training courses or when recruiting staff. You must not under any circumstances seek to undermine the security of the Website or any information submitted to or available through it. In particular, but without limitation, you must not seek to access, alter or delete any information to which you do not have authorised access, seek to overload the system via spamming or flooding, take any action or use any device, routine or software to crash, delay, damage or otherwise interfere with the operation of the Website or attempt to decipher, disassemble or modify any of the software, coding or information comprised in the Website.

You are solely responsible for any information submitted by you to the Website. You are responsible for ensuring that all information supplied by you is true, accurate, up-to-date and not misleading or likely to mislead or deceive and that it is not discriminatory, obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal, unlawful or in breach of any applicable legislation, regulations, guidelines or codes of practice or the copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property rights of any person in any jurisdiction. You are also responsible for ensuring that all information, data and files are free of viruses or other routines or engines that may damage or interfere with any system or data prior to being submitted to the Website. We reserve the right to remove any information supplied by you from the Website at our sole discretion, at any time and for any reason without being required to give any explanation.

Information Submitted by You
We will and/or the Gordon Yates Corporate Family will use information supplied by you (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) to aid the recruitment process and associated administrative functions as well as to facilitate the purchase of training courses made through this website. This involves us and/or the Gordon Yates Corporate Family, amongst other things, processing and storing information (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) and passing or making available online such information to prospective employers (or third parties assisting them in their recruitment process), course providers and clients; information about courses, vacancies and placements will be passed to candidates and potential purchasers of courses and may be posted directly onto the Website. We may collect and aggregate data from the information supplied by you to help us to understand our users as a group so that we can provide you with a better service. You consent to us and the Gordon Yates Corporate Family using information provided by you (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) in each of these ways.

We will process any data which you provide in completing the online registration or application forms and any further forms, assessments or personal details which you complete or provide to us when using the Website in accordance with UK data protection legislation. We explain more about your personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Transfer outside the EEA: Personal information comprising your CV may be passed through the Gordon Yates Corporate Family to third parties outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). This could happen for instance if you apply for a vacancy where the employer is based outside the EEA. By registering and using the Website, you consent to this transfer.

Terms of Business
Recruitment: Each employment assignment or placement arising as a result of an introduction made by Gordon Yates will be subject to our standard Terms of Partnership as they are applicable in the circumstances. All prospective employers and clients for whom we arrange assignments or placements will be provided with a copy of the Terms of Partnership applicable to them at or following registration.

Training Courses: Any training course purchased from Gordon Yates will be subject to the terms issued at time of purchase.

Content Rights
The rights in material on the Website are protected by international copyright, software and trademark laws and you agree to use the Website in a way which does not infringe these rights. You may copy material on the Website for your own private or domestic purposes, but no copying for any commercial or business use is permitted.

Security and Passwords
In order to register with the Website and to sign in when you visit the Website, you will need to use a user name and password. You are solely responsible for the security and proper use of your password, which should be kept confidential at all times and not disclosed to any other person. You must notify us immediately if you believe that your password is known to someone else or if it may be used in an unauthorised way. We accept no liability for any unauthorised or improper use or disclosure of any password.

We may terminate your registration and/or deny you access to the Website or any part of it (including any services, goods or information available on or through the Website) at any time in our absolute discretion and without any explanation or notification.

We accept no liability for any loss (whether direct or indirect, for loss of business, revenue or profits, wasted expenditure, corruption or destruction of data or for any other indirect or consequential loss whatsoever) arising from your use of the Website and we hereby exclude any such liability, whether in contract, tort (including for negligence) or otherwise. We hereby exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to the Website and your use of it to the maximum extent permitted by law.

You agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified against all costs, expenses, claims, losses, liabilities or proceedings arising from use or misuse by you of the Website.

You must notify us immediately if anyone makes or threatens to make any claim against you relating to your use of the Website.

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction
The use of the Website and any agreements entered into through the Website are to be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. The courts of England are to have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website or any agreement made through the Website.

Some of the goods or services offered through the Website may not be lawful or may otherwise not be permitted in certain countries outside the United Kingdom. If you attempt to order, receive, purchase or otherwise benefit from any such goods or services, we do not accept any liability for any losses suffered by you in using the Website which you would not have suffered had you been accessing the Website as a United Kingdom resident (including as a result of us being prevented from dealing with any application or enquiry by any law, regulation or other ruling applicable in any country).

Changes to Terms and Conditions and Invalidity
These terms and conditions may be changed by us at any time. You will be deemed to accept the terms and conditions (as amended) when you next use the Website following any amendment.

If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect.


Gordon Yates is committed to privacy for everyone who accesses the Website. Under UK legislation, we must comply with certain requirements which are designed to ensure that any data you provide to us is processed with due care and attention.

What sort of data do we collect?
Gordon Yates collects Personal Data about you to help in the Recruitment Process and for administrative purposes when you purchase training courses. This Data consists of information including your name, address, e-mail address, work and education history and your responses to and the results of assessments administered through the Website, plus details of your eligibility to work.

Why do we process this personal data?
We process this Personal Data as necessary to aid the Recruitment Process and the selling of training, to provide our services to you and to advise you of news and industry updates, events, promotions and/or competitions. Where we use your information to market products or services to you, you will be able to unsubscribe from such communications.

Why do we collect and process sensitive personal data?
We collect and process Sensitive Personal Data only so far as is necessary and in compliance with all applicable legislation. By using the Website and by registering your details with us, you consent to us collecting and processing Sensitive Personal Data supplied by you and disclosing this information to prospective employers, course providers and clients in connection with the Recruitment Process and/or provision of training.

Do we pass data to third parties?
We may pass Personal Data to Third Parties that help us to process Personal Data, to prospective or intended employers (or third parties assisting them in the recruitment process) or customers for the purpose of recruitment, or to training providers responsible for the delivery of courses.

How is this data safeguarded?
The security of your Data is extremely important to us. Access to your Personal Data is only provided to our staff and Third Parties who help us to process data, to prospective employers or customers in order to help with the Recruitment Process, or to Course Providers responsible for the delivery of training.

How do we let you know if our policy changes?
Any policy changes arising for business reasons or from future changes in legislation will be posted on this page and, if substantial, may be promoted on the Website or through e-mail notification.

What are ‘cookies’ and why do we use them?
‘Cookies’ are ways of saving a small amount of personal information. We use cookies to save information about what type of job or course you’re looking for. This allows easy access to our site, with recommendations that are relevant to you. If your computer is shared by other people, we advise that you untick the ‘keep me signed in’ checkbox when you sign in. This will remove all details from the cookie.

How do you remove your name from the database?
You can contact us to request for your account to be closed at any time, which will be confirmed by us within 48 hours of your request.

How do you unsubscribe from future mailings?
You can stop receiving emails by updating your contact preferences or by clicking the unsubscribe option on a received email.

Registered Office
Gordon Yates Recruiting & Training Ltd
1-4 Argyll Street

Company Number 8814810. Registered in England.

Data – information processed in response to instructions given for that purpose, recorded with the intention that it should be processed by means of such equipment, recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it should form part of a relevant filing system or forms part of an accessible record.

Data Protection Act 1998 – this is the act of Parliament which set out principles relating to the use of data to ensure that the rights of the person who is the subject of the data are protected under the law.

Personal data – data which relates to a living individual who can be identified from those data, or from those data and other information which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into the possession of, Gordon Yates.

Recruitment process – the process of gaining employment and recruiting new staff and the ongoing administrative process involved once a user has gained employment or recruited new staff.

Sensitive personal data – personal data consisting of information as to the racial or ethnic origin of the data subject, political opinions, religious beliefs or other beliefs of a similar nature, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health or condition, sexual life, the commission or alleged commission of any offence or any proceedings related to any offence.

Third Parties – these are companies and people other than Gordon Yates and the group of companies of which it is part.

Users – people who use our Website and register their details with us for the purposes of recruitment, either to gain employment and/or training or for the purposes of recruiting new staff.

Website – Gordon Yates Recruiting & Training Limited’s website www.gordonyates.co.uk and/or mobile device application.