By using the Engineering.Community website and/or making purchases of additional services and products from us, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions - so it's important that you read the information contained in this section before deciding whether and how to use our website.
It's all fairly standard but you should still ensure that you feel informed and comfortable about exactly what it is that you are agreeing to. We'll make a note of any changes to our terms and conditions here; if it's a major or particularly significant change, we will also alert you by email.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries or comments about any of our terms and conditions. If you decide that you are unable to agree to any of the stated terms, then you should not use our website.
Our Terms of Conditions of Website Use are relevant to everyone (members and non-members alike) who use the site. They give you important information about us and the services we provide, and also also address legal matters such as copyright responsibilities and the accuracy of information, what happens if anyone tries to misuse or abuse our services, as well as detailing what constitutes such misuses and abuses in the first place.
When you register with the site you become a member, and our Membership Terms apply. These give more information about the way in which we provide services, how we handle your information and our liabilities to you in the case of any disputes. Among the rights and responsibilities of membership, we expect everyone who joins Engineering.Community to be truthful and accurate about the information they provide and to treat their fellow members with the respect and courtesy that they would expect to receive in return. Please note that you must be 16 or older to become a member.
If you make a purchase from the Engineering.Community then our normal Membership Terms are superseded for the duration of the sale by these commercial terms. Anytime you make a purchase you enter into a legally binding contract with us, and the terms and conditions of sale governing that contract are what we talk about here. This includes the purchase of Corporate Memberships, Corporate Licenses, Job Postings and Cross-Site Advertisements. Please note you must be 18 or older to make a purchase.
At Engineering.Community we want you to feel totally comfortable when you visit our site, and to feel safe in your interactions with other members. We are committed to diversity in people, backgrounds and perspectives and align ourselves with the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights.
We do not undertake background checks on our members, and ultimately your online and offline safety is your responsibility. We will, however, provide every assistance to members should they encounter a problem whilst using our site and encourage all our members to contact us about any issue relating to our site, with any matters arising being addressed within one working day wherever possible.
Here are some simple guidelines to help you make the most out of the time you spend with us:
Engineering.Community requires the highest standard of business conduct in its relationship with its customer, suppliers, and others and strives to conduct its business in accordance with the highest standards of business ethics. According to research, an estimated 21 million people worldwide, including children, are victims of forced labour. Everyone has a responsibility to work towards ending these conditions. Engineering.Community is committed to conducting its business in a manner that ensures the absence of slavery and human trafficking in its supply chain.
In addition to Engineering.Community's commitment described above, the Modern Slavery Act 2015 requires companies who transact business in the United Kingdom to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour ("Slavery") as well as human trafficking from their supply chains and in their own businesses.
Engineering.Community expects and requires that each of its suppliers ("suppliers") conduct business in a lawful and ethical manner including business practices that prevent or eliminate Slavery and human trafficking in its supply chain.
We will treat any breach of our Anti-slavery and Human Trafficking Policy very seriously. For example, any employee who breaches the policy will face disciplinary action which could result in dismissal for misconduct or gross misconduct.
Engineering.Community will request that our suppliers ensure that our values are upheld by them. We recognise the importance of maintaining constant vigilance to identify and address any issues associated with slavery and human trafficking and remain committed to continuing to enhance our capacity to identify, prevent and mitigate any actual or potential risks in these areas. This includes communications through various channels to staff and also the ability to report concerns to the Board of Directors. This statement is made pursuant to section 54 (Part 6) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. It has been approved by Engineering.Community's Board of Directors.