Terms and Conditions


  1. Use of this website. You may only use this website for lawful purposes when seeking to establish the basic skills of candidates. You must not under any circumstances seek to undermine the security of the website or any information submitted to or available through it. In particular, but without limitation, you must not seek to access, alter or delete any information to which you do not have authorised access, seek to overload the system via spamming or flooding, take any action or use any device, routine or software, to crash, delay, damage or otherwise interfere with the operation of this website or attempt to decipher, disassemble or modify any of the software, coding or information comprised in the website.
  2. Information submitted by website users. We will process any data which you and your candidates provide in completing the online registration forms and any further forms, assessments or personal details which you complete or provide to us when using this website in accordance with UK data protection legislation. We will use information supplied by you and by candidates (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) to aid the assessment process and associated administrative functions. This involves us, amongst other things, processing and storing information (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data). We may collect and aggregate data from the information supplied by you and by candidates to help us better understand our users as a group so that we can provide you with a better service. We may also share aggregate information with selected third parties, without disclosing individual names or identifying information. You consent to us using information provided by you and your candidates (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) in each of these ways.
  3. Intellectual property. You acknowledge and agree that all copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in all materials on this website, the website design, structure and graphics and all software and source codes connected with the website shall remain at all times vested in Basic Skills Test Limited. You acknowledge and agree that the material contained within this website is made available for your assessment of candidates only. You may only access, view, copy or print pages from this website for the sole purpose of you evaluating the basic skills of candidates. Any other use of the material within this website is strictly prohibited.
  4. Security & Passwords. In order to register with this website and to sign in when you visit this website, you will need to use a user name and password. You are solely responsible for the security and proper use of your password, which should be kept confidential at all times and not disclosed to any other person. You must notify us immediately if you believe that your password is known to someone else or if it may be used in an unauthorised way. Basic Skills Test Limited accepts no liability for any unauthorised or improper use or disclosure of any password.
  5. Liability. Basic Skills Test Limited accepts no liability for loss (whether direct or indirect, for loss of business, revenue or profits, wasted expenditure, corruption or destruction of data or for any other indirect or consequential loss whatsoever) arising from your use of this website and we hereby exclude any such liability, whether in contract, tort (including for negligence) or otherwise. We hereby exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and your use of it to the maximum extent permitted by law. You expressly agree that (a) the assessments provided via this website are, and will be construed solely as, statements of opinion and not statements of fact as to the basic skills of candidates; (b) assessments provided by us do not constitute recommendations regarding the employment or continued employment of candidates; (c) each basic skill assessment or other opinion will be weighted, if at all, solely as one factor in any employment decision made by or on behalf of you; and (d) you will accordingly make your own additional assessments of the suitability of candidates for any given vacancy.
  6. Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Basic Skills Test Limited, its licensors and suppliers, all of their affiliates, and all of their officers, directors, employees, shareholders, legal representatives, agents, successors and assigns, from and against any damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including lawyers’ and professionals’ fees and court costs) arising out of any third party claims based on or related to your use of this website or any breach by you of these terms and conditions. You must notify us immediately if anyone makes or threatens to make any claim against you relating to your use of this website.
  7. Electronic invoicing. You agree to receive and Basic Skills Test Limited agrees to provide only electronic invoices as defined by UK VAT legislation.
  8. Law & Jurisdiction. The use of this website and any agreements entered into through this website are to be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law. The courts of England are to have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or any agreement made through this website. Some of the services offered through this website may not be lawful or may not otherwise be permitted in certain countries outside the UK. If you attempt to order, receive, purchase or otherwise benefit from any such services, we do not accept any liability for any losses suffered by you in using this website which you would not have suffered had you been accessing this website as a UK resident or resident company (including as a result of us being prevented from dealing with any application or enquiry by any law, regulation or other ruling applicable in any country).
  9. Changes to Terms & Conditions. Basic Skills Test Limited has the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time and without notice to you. Such amendments shall be effective immediately upon posting on the website. You agree to review the Basic Skills Test website periodically to ensure that you are aware of any such amendments. Your continued use of the Basic Skills Test website after such amendments have been made shall constitute acceptance of the amendments.
  10. Acknowledgement. You hereby acknowledge that you have read this agreement, understand it and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions, and that this agreement may be executed by electronic signature.