Terms of service


Welcome to our web site (the “Website”), which is provided by ConnectedEXPERTISE (who shall be referred in these Terms and Conditions as “we” or “us” and “our” shall be construed accordingly). The information and services available on the Website are subject to the following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”). By accessing or using the Website, you are acknowledging that you have read, understand, and agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these TERMS and CONDITIONS and PRIVACY POLICY.

By using this website as a consultant you also agree with the ConnectedEXPERTISE Expert Agreement.
By using this website as a company you also agree with the ConnectedEXPERTISE Client Agreement.

‍We collect data about our clients, our experts, and our prospects. We limit this collection to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which the data is processed, and we collect it for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes. The data is stored securely on our platform and on our CRM system.

‍We collect data when you complete a registration form and when you apply for projects. We collect personal data such as name, contact information, career history contained in your profile and CVs. We do not explicitly collect or store sensitive data, although if this information is contained within your CV then this information will be saved, but not processed.

‍We collect data when you complete a registration form or post a project with us. We may collect both personal data (such as your name and contact details) and also corporate data including company name, contact details and information regarding project assignments or recruitment needs.

‍If you are a business that we believe is likely to benefit from using ConnectedEXPERTISE we may collect personal data from third parties who have provided us this information, or from collecting data during face-to-face meetings, events or telephone conversations. This only includes corporate/b2b data and we retain the data for a maximum of twelve months on our CRM and email marketing systems.

‍We may collect and store billing and invoicing addresses and information for customers and consultants.

‍We may collect information about how you use us, which may include links you interact with, applications for projects, consultants you review, any messages you send via the platform and any communications between you and us.

As we collect information when you interact with the ConnectedEXPERTISE platform, this information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type, the times and dates when you are using your account, and any preferences.

‍We may collect information about the device you are using, including the type of device and what operating system you are using.

Any personal data or sensitive personal data you provide to us will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. However, despite adopting industry best practices and standards in terms of electronic transmission security and processing of data, these are inherently insecure and like any other entity which provides services and processes data we cannot absolutely guarantee the security of any data you provide to us.

‍We use the information we collect to deliver our service. We restrict data processing to delivery of this service for business to business (b2b) purposes. We do not process sensitive personal information and restrict data processing to corporate/B2B data. Our impact assessment shows that this data processing activity is very unlikely to have an adverse impact on your privacy.

‍We use the information we collect to provide, maintain, and improve our services to consultants so that we can identify suitable project opportunities. This includes personal data which will be stored, processed, used, and disclosed by us to deliver this service. This has been identified as a legitimate interest: processing this data allows us to provide consultants with the service for which they have registered, namely, finding new business opportunities.

To communicate with you by sending service emails and messages, including notifications on projects. These service emails are considered part of the default services to progress projects, and you may not opt out of them, but you can choose the frequency with which you are notified. In addition, we may send you marketing news about new features. You can opt out of these at any time.

We use the information we collect to provide, maintain, and improve our services to you so that we can find the most suitable consultants for client projects and make this process as efficient as possible for both parties. This includes personal data which will be stored, processed, used, and disclosed by us to deliver this service so that the consultant can be provided with information about the opportunity and the client company. This has been identified as a Legitimate Interest: processing this data allows us to provide client companies with the service for which they have registered, namely, finding independent consultants for project assignments and vacancies, including interim and full-time vacancies. To communicate with you by sending service emails and messages. These service emails are considered part of the default services for which you have registered, to progress projects and find consultants. In addition, we may send you marketing news about new features. You can opt out of these at any time.

‍In this instance, we are collecting and processing your personal data using Legitimate Interests as the legal basis for processing. We believe the service we provide is likely to be of interest to you, based on your company, which may be a registered client account with ConnectedEXPERTISE, and role. We restrict processing to communications on ConnectedEXPERTISE services to b2b data. If you do not consider that this information is relevant to you, please tell us, or unsubscribe, and you will be removed from future communications.

‍We use account information to keep track of billing and payments. This information is only requested when contracts are in place and is stored securely on our accounting system.

‍We often need to contact you for invoicing and similar purposes. We may also use your contact information for our marketing or advertising purposes. You can opt out of these communications at any time.

We may also use any non-personal or anonymized data about you for internal business purposes, such as generating statistics and developing marketing plans.

We may disclose any data we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law or on the request of any appropriate authority. Once you have registered with us, we will use your data to communicate with you by post, email or telephone.

‍We may place a “cookie” on your computer’s hard drive so we can recognize you as a return user. The cookie will be stored on your computer’s hard drive until you remove it. You can have your browser notify you of, or automatically reject, cookies. If you reject our cookie, you may still use our website, but you may be limited in the use of some of the features. In addition, we may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer our website, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for our use.


‍Although we currently do not have associated companies, we may in the future. We may share some or all of your data with our associated companies, in which case we will require our associated companies to comply with this policy.

‍We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf in relation to the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy. Examples include data analysis firms, customer support specialists, webhosting companies, and companies we use to provide marketing services. Such third parties may be provided with access to data needed to perform their functions but may not use such information for any other purpose.

‍This Website may contain links to or from other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. This Privacy Policy applies only to the information we collect on this Website. Please read the privacy policies of other websites you link to from our Website or otherwise visit.

‍We take various steps to protect information you provide to us from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access or disclosure. These steps take into account the sensitivity of the information we collect, process and store, and the current state of technology.

In the event of any data breach we have a clearly documented policy whereby anyone affected will be notified as soon as the breach is identified, and remedial steps implemented. We will notify the ICO of any breaches, regardless of severity.

We implement various security measures to protect the security of your personal information, both online and off line. We have a security panel that meets each quarter to review current processes and systems.

‍As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy entities or assets. In such transactions, user information, including personal data, generally is one of the transferred business assets, and by submitting your personal information on the Website you agree that your data may be transferred to such parties in these circumstances.

‍We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the revised policy here. As we may make changes at any time without notifying you, we suggest that you periodically consult this Privacy Policy. Please note that our rights to use your data will be based on the privacy policy in effect at the time of the use.

‍You have the right to have any personal data stored by us blocked, deleted, or corrected.

You can review, change, or remove your personal data contained on our database. You can change your personal data by logging into your account. You may change your personal data on your account at any time by editing your profile or by contacting us via email or the website. If you wish to delete the data held by us then you will need to email us at le@connectedexpertise.com. If you wish your data to be deleted, then your account will also have to be deactivated.

However, we may be required to store and to not delete such data (or that we may store such data for a certain period, though we will implement your request for deletion as soon as the mandatory storage period expires).

Your information will be stored by us for as long as your account is active or for as long as storage of your information is required for us to provide our services, prevent fraud or to meet our legal obligations or for arbitration or to fulfil our agreements.

In case of termination of the usage relationship, the data of the user will be regularly deleted from our network, except for inventory data insofar as it is required for the establishment or contents of or changes to the contractual relationship.

You have the right to revoke permission for the use, processing or transmission of your data by us at any time in writing or by email to le@connectedexpertise.com.

We will delete all of your data stored by us. However, this shall not apply if this data is still needed for the implementation of a contractual relationship. Furthermore, we may process and/or use the user’s data if this is done as part of the object of a contractual relationship or a contract-like relationship based on trust and/or insofar as it is done to protect our justified interests and if, following a careful balancing of interests, no reason exists to believe that legitimate interests of user outweigh the exclusion of the processing and/or use of his data.

‍Any information provided on the Website is for general information purposes only. We try to ensure that all information provided on the Website is as accurate as possible and that information is correct (to the best of our knowledge) at the time of posting onto the Website and is reviewed regularly. However, to the fullest extent permitted by law, we do not warrant that any information available on the Website is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

‍All content available on the Website, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, data compilations, and software, and the compilation thereof (the “Content”) is our property. The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Website (collectively, the “Trademarks”) are our registered and unregistered marks. All Trademarks not owned by us that appear on the Website are the property of their respective owners.

Except as set forth in the limited license in clause 4 below, or as required under applicable law, neither the Content, the Trademarks, nor any other portion of the Website may be used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, accessed, modified, or otherwise exploited, in full or in part, for any purpose without our prior written consent.

‍We grant you a limited, revocable, and non-exclusive license to access and make personal use of the Website. Please note that you may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose the Website or any portion thereof without our prior written consent.

The limited license set forth in this clause 4 does not include the right to: (i) modify or download the Website or its contents (except caching or as necessary to view content); (ii) make any use of the Website or its Content other than personal use; (iii) create any derivative work based upon either the Website or its Content; (iv) collect account information for the benefit of another party; (v) use any meta-tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing our name or the Trademarks without our express written consent; or (vi) use software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or take any other action that may impose an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure.

You are granted a limited, revocable, and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to any page of the Website for personal, academic or commercial use. A website that links to our Website (i) may link to, but not replicate, our Content; (ii) may not imply that we are endorsing such website or its services or products; (iii) may not misrepresent its relationship with us; (iv) may not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, obscene, offensive or controversial, and may contain only content appropriate for all ages; (v) may not portray us or our products or services, in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive or objectionable manner, or associate us with undesirable products, services, or opinions; and (vi) may not use any Trademark without express written permission.

We reserve the right to monitor any pages containing such hyperlinks to check that you are complying with this license and we may, in our sole discretion, request that you remove any link to the Website, and upon receipt of such request, you shall immediately remove such link. Any unauthorized use by you of the Website terminates the limited license set forth in this clause 4 without prejudice to any other remedy provided by applicable law.

‍If you use the Website, you are responsible for ensuring the information provided in the registration form is true, accurate and complete. We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content, for any reason, in our sole discretion without prior notice.

‍We are not responsible for the content of any off-Website pages, or any other websites linked to or from the Website. Links appearing on the Website are for convenience only and are not an endorsement by us or any of our associated companies of the referenced content, product, service, or supplier. You’re linking to or from any off-Website pages or other websites is at your own risk. We are in no way responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of, off-Website pages or any other websites linked to or from the Website, nor do we assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, content, products, or services of such pages and websites, including, without limitation, their privacy statements and terms and conditions. You should carefully review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of all off-Website pages and other websites that you visit.

‍We welcome enquiries or feedback on the services you use or might like to use, however it is our policy to decline unsolicited suggestions and ideas.

Notwithstanding our policy regarding unsolicited suggestions and ideas, any enquiries, feedback, suggestions, ideas, or other information you provide us (collectively, “Submissions”) will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. Subject to the terms of our privacy policy, by transmitting or posting any Submission, you hereby grant us a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, sell, assign, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display any Submission in any form, media, or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, alone or as part of other works. You also acknowledge that your submission may not be returned, and we may use your Submission, and any ideas, concepts or know how contained therein, for any purpose.

If you make a Submission, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control the rights to your Submission. You further represent and warrant that such Submission does not constitute or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead us as to the origin of any Submission. You agree to indemnify us for all claims arising from your claims to any rights in any Submission.

‍The website is presented “as is.” we make no representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever, express or implied, statutory or otherwise, in connection with these terms and conditions or any information or services provided on the website.Notwithstanding any other provision of these terms and conditions, under no circumstances shall we be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, including, without limitation, loss of profits and loss of software or data, resulting from or arising out of the matter set out herein, whether a claim for such damage is based upon warranty, contract, tort, negligence or otherwise. In any event our maximum aggregate liability shall not exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00).


‍You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless for any loss, damages, or costs, including reasonable legal fees, resulting from any third-party claim, action, or demand resulting from your use of the Website. You also agree to indemnify us for any loss, damages, or costs, including reasonable legal fees, resulting from your use of software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or any other action you take that imposes an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure.

‍These Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy shall be governed by the laws of the United States, and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the United States. You acknowledge and agree that these Terms and Conditions, together with our Privacy Policy, constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between us concerning your use of the Website, and supersede all previous agreements. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting the changes on the Website. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Website.

Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such terms and conditions. We may, with or without prior notice, terminate any of the rights granted by these Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. You shall comply immediately with any termination or other notice, including, as applicable, by ceasing all use of the Website.

Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy shall be construed as creating any agency or partnership between us. Our failure to enforce at any time or for any period any one of more of these Terms and Conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of them or of the right at any time subsequently to enforce any of these Terms and Conditions nor shall our waiver of a breach of any provision hereof be taken or held to be a waiver of the provision itself.

If any term or provision in these Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy shall in whole or in part be held to any extent to be illegal or unenforceable under any enactment or rule of law that term or provision or part shall to that extent be deemed not to form part of these Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy and the enforceability of the remainder of these shall not be affected.