candidate terms and conditions

1 About Us

1.1 Who we are: We are Silicon Milk Roundabout Limited (trading as Silicon Milkroundabout), a company registered in England and Wales. Our company registration number is 10292852, VAT number is 249 7585 49 and our registered address is Silicon Milkroundabout, Building 423 - Sky View (Ro) Argosy Road, Derby, England, DE74 2SA.

1.2 What we do: We organise both online and offline 'in real life' career focused events (“Event(s)”) in the UK to enable potential employers within the technology sector to meet up with job seekers who have been invited by us to participate.

2 These terms

2.1 What these terms cover: These are the terms and conditions (“Terms”) which govern your relationship with us in relation to your application and, if your application is successful, your participation in and/or attendance at one of our Events.

2.2 Why you should read them: Please read these Terms carefully as they are binding on you from the time that you register with us on our website (“Website”). By proceeding to access any service offered through our Website you agree to these Terms. These Terms tell you:

2.2.1 who we are and what we do;

2.2.2 how to apply to participate in our Events;

2.2.3 how we decide whether to accept your application and invite you you to participate in and / or attend one of our Events;

2.2.4 the rules for participating in and /or attending our Events;

2.2.5 how we may cancel or change an Event or prevent you from attending; and

2.2.6 what to do if there is a problem and other important information.

2.3 Other terms and conditions that apply to you: Our Website Terms of Use apply to you whether or not you register with us. Our Privacy Policy sets out how we use your personal information.

2.4 Amendments to these Terms: We amend these Terms from time to time. Please look at the end of this page to see when these Terms were last updated as the latest version of these Terms will apply to you. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

3 How to contact us

3.1 How to contact us: You can contact us by writing to us at [email protected].

3.2 How we may contact you: If we have to contact you we will do so by telephone, by text message (SMS) and/or by writing to you at the email address you provided to us in your application.

3.3 "Writing" includes emails: When we use the words "writing" or "written" in these Terms, this includes emails.

4 how to apply to participate in and / or attend one of our events

4.1 No Guarantee: Please note that if you apply to participate in / attend one one of our Events, you have no guarantee of being invited and receiving an e-ticket. Participation and / or attendance is by invitation only.

4.2 Our Events: Information about our upcoming Events is made available on our website and / or via email. We may also make this information available on social media and by other means.

4.3 You need to register: If you wish to apply to participate in and / or attend one of our Events, you will need to register on our Website as a “Candidate”. More information about registration is available on our Website.

4.4 Who can register: In order to register as a Candidate, you represent and warrant that:

4.4.1 You are at least 18 years of age;

4.4.2 You are acting on your own account and not on behalf of any other person nor as the employee or self-employed contractor of any other company or person;

4.4.3 You have full power and authority to enter into and to be bound by these Terms and doing so will not violate any other agreement to which you are a party;

4.4.4 You wish to participate to further your career in the technology sector; and

4.4.5 You are not a recruitment agent or recruitment consultant.

4.4.6 You are not registering with the intention of attempting to sell, promote or generate interest in a product or service at the Event (Silicon Milkroundabout has a strict 'no sell' policy)

(“Eligibility Requirements”)

4.5 Registration: You must complete all the mandatory areas of our online registration form accurately and truthfully. Once you have registered you will have access to your own account area on our Website (“Account”).

4.6 Your Account: You must:

4.6.1 keep your Account credentials secure and let us know immediately if you are aware of any unauthorised use of your Account;

4.6.2 not give any other person access to your Account;

4.6.3 not impersonate any other person when using your Account;

4.6.4 not create additional registration accounts;

4.6.5 continue to comply with the Eligibility Requirements and notify us of any change in your compliance with the Eligibility Requirements;

4.6.6 keep your email and other registration details complete, accurate and up to date. We may use your registration details to contact you.

We may disable your Account log-in credentials if you do not comply with these requirements or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that the information in your Account is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete and we may not permit you to register or we may terminate your registration as a Candidate.

4.7 Your Profile: In order to apply to participate in and / or attend an Event, you need to complete your profile within your Account (“Profile”). Instructions on how to complete your Profile are available on our Website from time to time. We use the information provided in your Profile (which may include external links to your profiles on third party sites) to try and match your skills and experience to the requirements of the businesses participating in / attending and exhibiting at our Events. You shall keep your Profile information up to date, accurate and relevant and the information in your Profile must relate to you and to no other person. We may also periodically ask for additional information from you where extra information is required and relevant to the specific Event it is being asked for.

4.8 Timing: We recommend that you complete your registration and your Profile in good time before the date of the Event you have applied to participate in / attend. We often receive more applications than the maximum number of e-tickets available. Your application for an invitation to our Event will not be considered by us unless and until you have included all required registration details and completed your Profile.

5 Accepting or rejecting your application to participate in and / or attend

5.1 Considering your application: We will consider your application to participate in and / or attend one of our Events using your Profile information and any other publicly available information about you.

5.2 Accepting your application and invitation to participate in and / or attend the Event: We will notify you by email if your application is successful and we wish to invite you to participate in and / or attend our Event. This invitation is personal to you and is non-transferable.

5.3 Rejecting your application: If your application to participate in and / or attend our Event is unsuccessful, we will try to inform you by email.

5.4 Reasons for rejection of your application: We will decide in our absolute and sole discretion whether to accept your application. We may provide reasons, but we are not obliged to do so. In general, there are a number of possible reasons. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

5.4.1 Your skills as demonstrated by your Profile may not be a good match for the hiring requirements of the businesses participating in and / or attending our Event;

5.4.2 We may have reached the maximum number of invitees with the same or similar skills given the number of applicable and available roles at the Event;

5.4.3 We may have reached the maximum venue capacity for in real life events;

5.4.4 We may have reached the maximum available candidate slots for online events;

5.4.5 We believe that you do not satisfy the Eligibility Requirements;

5.4.6 We believe you are in breach of one of more of these Terms.

Our decision will be final.

6 Tickets

6.1 Receiving your e-ticket: If we have informed you that your application has been successful, we will send you an e-ticket to that Event by email.

6.2 Cost of tickets: Our Events are free of charge for Candidates.

6.3 If you do not receive your ticket: If your application has been successful but you have not received your e-ticket from us within 48 hours of the start of the Event and you have already checked your spam folder, please contact us as soon as possible at [email protected]. We have no liability to you for any failure to provide you with an e-ticket.

6.4 E-tickets are not transferable: Participation in and / or attendance at our Events is by invitation only. Accordingly, your e-ticket is for you only and you must not give it to anyone else. You must not make copies of your e-ticket (other than one hard copy for your own use). You must not sell your e-ticket to anyone.

6.5 If you no longer require your e-ticket: If you can no longer participate in /attend the Event or no longer wish to participate in /attend, please contact us immediately by email at [email protected] as we may be able to offer a place to another person. We will cancel your e-ticket and you should delete your ticket (and destroy any hard copy). You should not allow anyone else to use it.

7 Attendance at 'in real life' events

7.1 Information about the venue and timings: Information about the venue and timings of the Event are made available on our Website and are subject to change.

7.2 Requirement to produce e-ticket: You will not be permitted entry to the Event without your e-ticket. You may be required to provide further proof of identity before being permitted entry.

7.3 Behaviour: You must comply with our Event Code of Conduct, which is available on our Website, and you must not distribute any promotional, sponsorship or advertising materials at our Event.

7.4 Security: You must comply with any security procedures in place at the venue.

7.5 Photographs, filming and recording: You must comply with any restrictions on photographs, video and recording in place at the Event. If photography, videos and recording is permitted, you must ensure that any persons who are depicted or recorded have given their consent. Please note that some attendees may want their attendance to be kept confidential. You many only use any permitted photographs, video or recording for personal purposes and not for any commercial purpose.

7.6 Health and safety: You must comply with all health and safety and other policies in place at the Event.

7.7 Instructions: You must comply with all instructions given to you at the Event by us or by venue stewards and staff.

7.8 Smoking and Vaping: Smoking and vaping is not permitted in the venue, except in any areas expressly designated for that purpose.

7.9 Re-entry to the venue: You will need your e-ticket to re-enter the venue and may be required to provide proof of identity. All Terms in this Section 7 apply to re-entry to the venue.

7.10 Refusal of entry to, or ejection from, the Event: You may be refused entry or be asked to leave and/or escorted out of the Event if we believe that you have breached, or if you do not comply with, any of the Terms in this Section 7, if we believe you do not satisfy the Eligibility Requirements or for any other reasonable reason, such as intoxication from alcohol or drugs.

8 Changes and cancellation

8.1 Changes to the Event: The venue or timing of the Event, and the exhibitors participate in / attending the Event are subject to change. Please consult our Website prior to the Event for details of any changes. We do not guarantee that we will notify you of all changes to the Event.

8.2 Cancellation, postponement or rescheduling: We may, in certain circumstances, have to cancel, postpone or reschedule the Event and we will try to contact you by email if that is the case.

9 Liability

9.1 Matters outside our control: We have no liability to you for any matter which is outside our reasonable control.

9.2 Your costs and expenses: We have no liability to you for any travelling, accommodation, subsistence or other costs or liabilities arising out of any changes to, postponement, rescheduling or cancellation of the Event or for our failure to notify you about any such changes, postponement, rescheduling or cancellation.

9.3 Your lost or confiscated property: We have no liability to you for any property you have lost or mislaid at the venue, or for any of your property that has been confiscated at the venue due to it being in breach of these Terms.


If and to the extent that we have any liability to you in connection with these Terms or the Event, our total liability to you (whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise, shall be limited to the sum of £50.

The foregoing does not affect any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

9.5 No warranties: Except as expressly stated in these Terms, we hereby disclaim any representation, warranties or undertakings in relation to the Event. Any representation, condition or warranty which might be implied or incorporated into these Terms by statute, common law or otherwise is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law. In particular, we will not be responsible for ensuring that the Event is suitable for your purposes.

9.6 Indemnification by you. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless us and our affiliates, licensors and service providers, and our and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms or your attendance at the Event, including, but not limited to, our reliance on the information you provide to us.

10 Personal information & data protection

10.1 How we will use your personal information: Please see our Privacy Policy.

10.2 Data protection: We'd like to send you information on other events and Silicon Milkroundabout services that are relevant to you. This is in our legitimate business interests. Submitting your details tells us that you're OK with this and that you also agree to our privacy and cookie policy. You can opt-out of these communications at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails, logging into your account (if created) and resetting the permission or by emailing us at [email protected].

10.3 Data sharing with companies: By default, we will never share your data with the companies. However there are certain exceptions to this, primarily if you are participating in digital/online events where the sharing of contact details is required in order to facilitate contact and follow up conversations. In these instances and where it is in our legitimate business interests, you do grant us permission to share your data with companies. Please see our Privacy Policy for further details.

11 Photographs and recordings

11.1 Our photographs and recordings: We may take photographs, audio, visual or audio-visual recordings at the Event and display these on our Website, through social or traditional media or on our promotional, corporate and marketing materials. By attending the Event, you agree to us doing this and you hereby consent to us including your likeness and image within such photographs and recordings for these purposes. You acknowledge that we may also be required to provide such photographs or recordings to third parties such as the police or to the venue. You hereby waive any rights you have in such materials and release us from any and all claims arising out of our authorised use thereof.

11.2 Other photographs and recordings: You acknowledge that the venue, security staff, police or other third parties may take photographs or audio, visual or audio-visual recordings (such as CCTV) at the Event.

12 Intellectual property rights

12.1 All copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights relating to the Event and all materials provided, distributed and displayed at or in relation to the Event are our property, or the property of our licensors or the relevant third party owner (such as the Event exhibitors). You may not use, modify or reproduce or permit anyone else to use, modify or reproduce any of such rights or materials without the consent of the relevant owner or licensor.

13 Other important Terms

13.1 We may transfer this agreement to someone else: We may sub-contract, assign, delegate or otherwise transfer our rights, remedies and obligations under these Terms without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

13.2 Your right to transfer your rights to someone else: You may not sub-contract, assign, delegate or otherwise transfer your rights, remedies and obligations under these Terms of Use, without our express written consent.

13.3 Nobody else has any rights under these Terms: These Terms are between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its Terms.

13.4 If a court finds part of these Terms illegal, the rest will continue in force: If a provision of these Terms is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it was deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

13.5 Even if we delay in enforcing these Terms, we can still enforce them later: If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these Terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breach of these Terms, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date.

13.6 Entire Agreement: These Terms (and any document expressly referred to in them) constitutes the entire agreement between you and us and supersedes all previous agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and understandings between us, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter.

13.7 Which laws apply to these Terms and where you may bring legal proceedings: These terms are governed by English law and you and we agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these terms.

Contact us
To contact us, please email [email protected].
Last updated: 10 July, 2022
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