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Emolument Limited - Terms and Conditions

Terms of Use

Welcome to Emolument.com (the "Website"). If you continue to browse and use the Website, or if you upload any data to the Website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our acceptable use policy (the "Acceptable Use Policy"), our privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy"), and our cookie policy (the "Cookie Policy") govern the relationship between you and Emolument Limited (the "Owner" of the Website) in relation to the Website (together the "Conditions"). If you disagree with any part of the Conditions, please do not use our Website.


1. Information about us

The terms "us" or "we" refer to the Owner of the Website, who is registered in England and Wales under number 07916343 with registered office at 131 Edgware Road, London W2 2AP, United Kingdom. Our VAT number is 142 8343 21.


We are registered for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 in the Register of Data Controllers under number Z3000161. We are committed to ensuring that we comply with the Act so as to ensure that any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us, is collected and used fairly and in accordance with the Act. Please see our Privacy Policy for further details. The term "you" refers to the user or viewer of our Website.


2. Access to and use of this Website

2.1 We only offer use of the Website, the Remuneration Reports, Alumni  and Employer Reports for domestic and private use and you agree not to use or attempt to use any of the foregoing for any commercial, business or resale purposes. We offer alternative business solutions for commercial users, details of which can be obtained by contacting us at support@emolument.com.


2.2 In order for you to use the Website, you are asked to upload certain profile data to this Website, including:

and general details which may include (without limitation) those of your current employer and years of experience (together , the "Data"). We use your Data in accordance with Emolument's Privacy Policy, most notably to aggregate the same to our non-identifiable statistics. We will verify, compile and present such anonymised Data in the form of a database. We do not however at any time display your Data on the Website as a single entry or in any way which would result in you being identified from it by any user or viewer of the Website.


2.3 Delivery Policy: When you submit your bonus & salary Data to the Website, your entry will be reviewed by our algorithms and team of experts. In the meantime, you will receive an email with login details (your "Registration Details"). These should be used to access the site and the Emolument library of job reports (the "Basic Remuneration Report"), or reports relating to your university (the 'Alumni' report) or employer (the 'Employer' report).


If your specific job, Alumni or employer report is not yet available, you will be emailed as soon as enough entries have been validated and it has been made available. You can still browse the hundreds of other available job, Alumni and Employer reports already published on the site.


2.4 You must keep your Registration Details confidential and secure at all times and you must not disclose them to any third party. We may rely on any use of the Website with such Registration Details as being authorised by you.


2.5 We reserve the right to disable your Registration Details at any time and without notice if you breach any of these Conditions or any other policies or guidelines set by us from time to time elsewhere on the Website. In the event of any such breach, your permission to use the Website shall at the same time terminate and you must immediately destroy any extracts downloaded or printed from the Website.


2.6 If you wish to obtain additional data relating to your position (which may include, but not be limited to, remuneration breakdown by salary, cash bonus, stock bonus, gender, geography, experience) (the "Full Remuneration Report") and purchase the same you may be required to submit personal details to us (which may include your email address, name, address, telephone number, payment details and any other details we may request from time to time (together, your "Personal Details"). We use your Personal Details in accordance with Emolument's Privacy Policy.


2.7 By contributing your Data on the Website, you will be given full access to the Emolument library of reports. In order to maintain such access, you must refresh your contributed Data at least once every 12 months.


2.8 By using this Website and/or requesting the provision of a Full Remuneration, Alumni or Employer Report and therefore agreeing to be bound by these Conditions, you consent to the immediate provision of such Report to you. Accordingly, you will have no right to cancel under the Distance Selling (Consumer Protection) Regulations 2000 (as amended from time to time).The contract between you and us will be concluded in English and the details of your specific contract will not be filed by us.


2.9 Any Full Remuneration, Alumni or Employer Report ordered will be provided immediately upon acceptance by us of your order. You will be able to access such Reports online via the Website. You may print copies of such Full Remuneration, Alumni or Employer Reports (subject always to Condition 5) but may not download the same.


3. Privacy Policy and Cookies

3.1 We are committed to protecting your privacy. Our Privacy Policy sets out how we will use your Personal Data (as defined in our Privacy Policy). When you submit any Personal Data to us, you are giving your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Data as set forth in our Privacy Policy.


3.2 Full details of how we collect and use your Personal Data are given in our Privacy Policy. However, please note that your Data is anonymised when it is submitted to the Website and will not be displayed on this Website as a single entry or in any way which would result in you being identified from it by any user or viewer of the Website.  In addition, we never disclose your email address (or other Personal Details) to any third party for the purpose of enabling it to contact you for marketing purposes.


3.3 This Website uses cookies to help make it more useful and reliable. Our Cookie Policy explains what they are, which ones we use, and how you can manage or remove them.


4. Acceptable Use Policy

4.1 We are committed to ensuring that our Website remains safe for our users. Our Website relies on users submitting or uploading their Data to or on this Website. By using this Website, you warrant that you will only use this Website in accordance with our Acceptable Use Policy and you shall indemnify us from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs (including reasonable legal costs) incurred as a direct or indirect result of the breach by you of such warranty.


5. Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights

5.1 This Website contains material, including without limitation, text, images, the browsing system, design, layout, look, appearance and graphics, which is protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property rights. All intellectual property rights in this Website and its content are owned by Emolument Limited or its third party licensors.


5.2 Without limiting Condition 5.1, this Website also contains trade marks including (without limitation) Community Trade Mark registration number E10542099 for EMOLUMENT. All trade marks included on this Website belong to Emolument Limited or its third party licensors.


5.3 You hereby acknowledge that the Owner has made substantial investment in obtaining, verifying, compiling and presenting the data collected by or on its behalf (whether or not via the Website and including (without limitation) any Data and Personal Details submitted or uploaded to this Website by its users (in anonymised form)) (together the "Data"), in the form of a database (the "Database").Without limiting Condition 5.1 and subject to Condition 5.5, all copyright, database right and any other intellectual property right in the Data and the Database belongs to Emolument Limited. You may not modify the Data or Database, merge the Data or Database with any third party data, sell or otherwise trade in the Data or Database, or use or distribute the Data or Database for the purposes of compiling databases, lists or directories.


5.4 Except for any Full Remuneration, Alumni or Employer Report (which you shall not be entitled to download or store in any way), you may download, temporarily store and print hard copies of any of the pages of this Website for personal use, or for internal, non-commercial use, provided that we are acknowledged as the source and copyright owner. You may not in any way alter or adapt the text of the material on the Website or of any material printed off the Website (including without limitation any trade marks or logos included in such material) and/or remove any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property notices contained in the original material from any material printed off from the Website.


5.5 Whilst we consider any Data you submit to this Website to be non-proprietary, in the event that any intellectual property rights in such Data vest in you, you hereby grant to us a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, transferable, sub-licensable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use such Data (including without limitation to copy, display, modify, transmit, make derivative works of, verify and compile such Data in a database and distribute) for the purpose of our business.


6. Our liability

6.1 The content of the pages of the Website is for your general information and use only. We have the right to modify or withdraw the Website without notice to you and to change these Conditions from time to time to reflect changes in market conditions affecting our business, changes in technology, changes in payment methods, changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements, and changes in our system?s capabilities. You will be subject to the Conditions in force at the time that you use this Website, upload your Data to this Website or otherwise download or purchase any Basic or Full Remuneration, Alumni or Employer Report over this Website.


6.2 The Website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis and we make no warranty or guarantee of any kind, whether express or implied, as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on the Website for any particular purpose, or that the Website will be uninterrupted, timely or error-free or that defects will be corrected. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons which may be beyond our control. Whilst steps have been taken to ensure that this Website is free from viruses, no warranty is given in this regard and you are responsible for ensuring you have appropriate virus checking software.


6.3 If we fail to comply with these Conditions, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach or our negligence up to an amount equal to the aggregate amount paid by you to us in the 12 (twelve) months immediately preceding the cause of action arising. We are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if it is an obvious consequence of our breach or if it was contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into any contract pursuant to these Conditions or at the time you accessed the Website.


6.4 We only offer use of the Website, the Basic and Full Remuneration Reports, Employer and Alumni Report for domestic and private use and you agree not to use or attempt to use any of the foregoing for any commercial, business or resale purposes. Accordingly, we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity.


6.5 We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or any other matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude or attempt to exclude our liability.


7. Third Party Links

7.1 Electronic links to this Website from other websites are prohibited without our prior written consent. Requests should be addressed to support@emolument.com


7.2 From time to time, the Website may also include links to third party websites or resources for you to access at your sole discretion. The content of any such third party website or resource may be subject to terms and conditions imposed by the owner of that content. We do not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content of or software downloaded from any website linked from this Website or which links to it.


8. General

8.1 Any contract entered into between you and us is binding on you and us and on our successors and assigns. You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent. We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of our rights and obligations under any contract between you and us to any person at any time.


8.2 If any of these Conditions are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.


8.3 These Conditions, any contract for the purchase of any Full Remuneration, Alumni or Employer Report through our Website and any other issue arising from this Website or your use of the Website, shall be governed by English law. The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim or matter arising from or related to a visit to this Website, and over any claim or matter arising under or in connection with these Conditions or any contract entered into with you pursuant to these Conditions.


Emolument Acceptable Use Policy

1. We are committed to ensuring that our Website remains safe for our users. This Acceptable Use Policy (together with our Terms of Use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which you may submit or upload Data onto this Website. We have the right to change this Acceptable Use Policy from time to time in accordance with our Terms of Use, and you will be subject to the Policy in force at the time that you use this Website.


2. By using this Website, submitting any Data to it and/or placing an order for the provision of a Full Remuneration, Alumni or Employer Report, you warrant that you will: (a) only use this Website for lawful purposes; (b) not use this Website for any Prohibited Use; and (c) comply at all times with our Content Standards.


3. For the purpose of this Acceptable Use Policy, "Prohibited Uses" include (without limitation) any uses of the Website which:


4. You may not:


5. For the purpose of this Acceptable Use Policy, the "Content Standards" set out in paragraphs 6 and 7 of this Acceptable Use Policy apply.


6. You must ensure that any Data submitted on or uploaded to this Website is:


7. You must ensure that any Data submitted on or uploaded to this Website:


8. You must not advocate, promote or assist any act which breaches or potentially breaches this Acceptable Use Policy.


9. We have the sole discretion to examine any use of this Website to determine if it constitutes a Prohibited Use, and to examine any Data submitted to this Website to determine whether it complies with our Content Standards. You acknowledge and agree that failure to comply with this Acceptable Use Policy constitutes a material breach of our Terms of Use and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:


The list of actions above is not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.


Subject to Condition 6.3 of our Terms of Use, we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage which you may suffer or incur as a direct or indirect result of any action we may take pursuant to paragraphs 9 or 10 of this Acceptable Use Policy.


10. We may also, at our sole discretion at any time and without notice to you: (a) contact any law enforcement agency or court of competent jurisdiction regarding any use which we consider, in our sole discretion, to be a Prohibited Use, and/or regarding any Data which we believe, in our sole discretion, does not comply with our Content Standards, and supply copies of any such Data to them and give them access to any Data (including any Personal Data contained therein) which is held by us relating to any user who has committed such Prohibited Use or submitted such Data; and/or (b) refer any matter to a law enforcement agency or court of competent jurisdiction where in our reasonable opinion, we consider that any matter arising from your use of this Website is of a criminal or illegal nature.


11. You acknowledge and agree that notwithstanding that we have the right (but not the obligation) to examine any Data which a user submits or uploads to this Website, all such Data is the sole responsibility of the user who submitted or uploaded it. It is assumed that the user discloses such Data willingly, and that they have the authority to do so. Subject to Condition 6.3 of our Terms of Use, we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage which you may suffer or incur as a direct or indirect result of the content of or inaccuracy in such Data or as a result of any such Data failing to comply with this Acceptable Use Policy or as a result of any such user's use of this Website failing to comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.


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