Effective Date: 01 April 2019

Last Update: 24 June 2024




“Candidate” and “Work-Seeker” refers to any individual interested in, or using our website and services to access our work finding services.
“Data Protection Legislation” refers to the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018, and any subsequent amendments to this legislation.

“Hirer”, “Recruiter”, and “Recruiting Organisation” refers to any organisation using our permanent recruitment services.

“The Services” or ”Our Services” refers to any of our service provided for work-seekers, and/or hirers.

“The Website” or “Our Website” refers to

“User Account” refers to any account on our website that you may register, or be registered for, in order to use certain aspects of our Services.

“We”, “Us”, and “Our” means Crinkle Recruitment (part of The Schools HR Co-operative Limited.) or Crinkle and should be construed accordingly

“You” and “Your” refer to any individual accessing the website.


1. Terms of Use

Each time you access our website,, you are deemed to have accepted these General Terms, our Website Privacy Policy, our Cookies Policy and any relevant Additional Terms and Conditions that govern your use of our website and our provision of services.

Our Website Privacy Policy (which includes our Cookies Policy), is incorporated in these General Terms. Our Website Privacy Policy governs our use of personal information that we collect from you, as a result of your use of our website and user account service. Please click here to view our full Website Privacy Policy.

Additional Terms and Conditions (the “Additional Terms”) apply to some aspects of our website and/or services, relating specifically to work-finding and recruitment services for candidates and hirers. If you choose to access these services, the Additional Terms should be read in conjunction with these General Terms, and can be accessed as follows:

Additional Terms and Conditions for Candidates

Additional Terms and Conditions for Placement Candidates

Additional Terms and Conditions – Recruitment Services for Recruiters (Educational Settings and Other Employing Organisations)

Please ensure you read these General Terms, our Website Privacy Policy, our Cookies Policy and any relevant Additional Terms before using our website and services. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not register on, or use our Website. 



2. Registered Office

This website is owned and operated by Crinkle Recruitment. Crinkle Recruitment is part of The Schools HR Co-operative Limited (“SHRC”) and SHRC is registered in England and Wales under the company number 8004727. Our Registered Office and trading address is:

The Schools HR Co-operative Ltd, Unit 1 Britannia Court, The Green, West Drayton, Middlesex, UB7 7PN


To contact us with a general enquiry, please refer to our contact information here.



3. Information You Provide to Us

Certain aspects of our services, will require you to provide us with personal information by means of registering for a User Account or completing an Application Profile. We will use the information you provide to aid the job seeking process and/or the recruitment process, and their associated administrative functions. We will process any personal information, that you provide when using our services, in accordance with data protection legislation. Our use of the information you provide is governed by the applicable Website Privacy Policy. Click here to view our Website Privacy Policy.

You agree that all information provided by you, and any other material you submit, on the website:

a) Is accurate and complete, and maintained and updated accordingly. If you wish to make changes to your User Account, or the details contained in it, you can do so at any time by visiting the ‘My Account’ or ‘Settings’ page while logged into the website.

b) Does not include any material that is false, misleading, defamatory, discriminatory, threatening, offensive, abusive, likely to cause someone anxiety or distress, encourages violence or racial or religious hatred, blasphemous, pornographic, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy, unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.

You must also not post or upload material which is technically harmful; including, without limitation, computer viruses or other malicious software (malware).

If at any time we suspect that a user account has been used for inappropriate purposes; specifically, but not limited to the creation or submission of a user account, application profile or application form for fraudulent reasons. We reserve the right to act as detailed below in our Suspension and Termination clause.

Transfer outside the United Kingdom (UK): the United Kingdom (UK): Limited aspects of personal data, which You supply to Us, will be transferred to Our third-party service provider outside of the EU UK for the purpose of providing certain aspects of Our Services, specifically relating to email communications for service and administrative notifications associated with The Services we provide You and Your education setting/organisation. Further information about the transfer of information personal data outside the UK can be found in the Website Privacy Policy.



4. Passwords and security


In order to register with our website, and to sign in and access your user account you will need to use a username, which will be your email address, and a password that meets our minimum password strength requirements. You will be solely responsible for the security and proper use of your password which we would recommend remains confidential at all times. Please notify Crinkle Recruitment immediately of any suspected breaches in the security of your account. We do not accept any liability for any unauthorised or improper use or disclosure of your password and username.

As required by data protection legislation, we take the security of your data, and data stored in the website and its databases very seriously. As such, we employ various security measures including but not limited to, reCAPTCHA authentication and TLS/SSL encryption. We also ensure that all data handled by Crinkle Recruitment is done so by trained personnel, using devices with the most up to date security updates and antivirus programs.



5. Information on the website

While we make every effort to ensure that all the information on our website is accurate, complete, and as up to date as possible, this cannot always be the case. Some of the information on our website is supplied to us by third parties, or organisations using our Services, and we are not able to check the accuracy, completeness or relevance of all information provided.  Crinkle Recruitment does not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in any of the information on our website. We will not accept any liability for any of the information which has been supplied by third parties, or organisations using our services.



6. Third-party website Links (“External Websites”)

Our website may contain links to external websites which are owned or controlled by a third-party and not Crinkle Recruitment.

Where external website links have been published as a part of any of the content of our website, we do not accept any responsibility or liability in respect of the content of third-party websites, and we warn you that you access such external resources or websites at your own risk.



7. Intellectual property and permitted use

The Schools HR Co-operative are the owners or licensees of the intellectual property rights for Crinkle Recruitment and all related services and materials pertaining to the same. You agree that you will not use the website for commercial purposes without our prior written consent. You also agree that you will not copy, reproduce, distribute, republish, download, display, post or transmit in any form or by any means of the content of the website without our written consent.

While we do allow the use of extracts from our material for personal non-commercial use, we do expect that they will not be used for illegal or defamatory purposes. We reserve the right at any time to request you remove any material which we deem to have been used inappropriately.



8. Interruption and omissions in service

While 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 part of it), or to provide the services offered on the website.

We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under these General Terms, any Additional Terms, or any related contract between us that is caused by any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control including, without limitation, the following:

  • Strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action;
  • Civil commotion, riot, invasion, cyber-attack, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war;
  • Fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster;
  • Impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport;
  • Interruption or failure of utility service; including the inability to use public or private telecommunications networks;
  • The acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.


Our performance under any Terms and Conditions or any related contract between us is deemed to be suspended for the period that the unforeseen event(s) continue, and we will have an extension of time for performance during that period.



9. Suspension & Termination

It is our absolute discretion to terminate your account on our website, at any time without notice and without liability to you or any third-party. We may terminate your account for any reason which we deem appropriate. That includes but is not limited to: any use of your account for illegal activities and/or purposes, use for harassment, or any use of your account for unintended purposes. The reasons for any termination of account will remain our purview to decide. We may also remove and discard any information you provide to us, at any time, without notice and without liability to you or any third-party, and for any reason, including, but not limited to, any breach of our General Terms and Additional Terms.

Where there is a breach of these General Terms and any applicable Additional Terms, the rights described in this paragraph are not our only remedy and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate in connection with such a breach.



10. Changes to our Website and/or Services


From time to time we may make changes to our website and/or services. These changes may include: modification, suspension, cessation or launch, of any part of our website and/or services. We reserve the right to implement such changes, at any time, with or without notice. We are not liable to you or to any third party for implementing such changes.



11. Validity of our Terms and Conditions and applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These General Terms, any applicable Additional Terms, other policies referred to within these terms, and any agreements entered into through the website, constitute the entire agreement between you and us, in relation to your use of our website and service.  

The website is governed in accordance with the law of England and Wales. You and us agree that any claim brought by you arising from, or related to, the use of the website and/or services, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

If any part of these terms and conditions is found to be unlawful or unenforceable this shall not affect the validity of any other part or provision or these terms.

These Terms and Conditions in this agreement, in its entirety, supersede any existing prior agreements.



12. Changes to our Terms and Conditions

We may revise these General Terms, the Additional Terms and/or accompanying policies from time to time. When revisions occur, we will post the revised version with an updated “Last Update” date. If a revision, at our discretion, is significant, we may also notify you by other means such as sending an email or posting a notice on our website. We reserve the right to determine the appropriate form and means of providing you with notifications of revised Terms and Conditions.