Terms and conditions

This page and any pages it links to explain the terms of use for https://www.prisonandprobationjobs.gov.uk/.

You must agree to these to use https://www.prisonandprobationjobs.gov.uk/.

https://www.prisonandprobationjobs.gov.uk/ will be referred to as the ‘the site’ from now on.

Who we are

This site is managed by Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service (HMPPS) on behalf of the Crown.

HMPPS is part of the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and will be referred to as ‘we’ from now on.

Using the site

You agree to use the site only for lawful purposes.

You must also use it in a way that doesn’t infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by anyone else.

We update the site all the time. We can change or remove content at any time without notice.

Linking to the site

We welcome and encourage other websites to link to the site. You must ask for permission if you want to either:

  • charge your website’s users to click on a link to any page on the site
  • say your website is associated with or endorsed by the site or another government department or agency

Linking from the site

We link to websites that are managed by other government departments and agencies, service providers or other organisations. We don’t have any control over the content on these websites.

We’re not responsible for:

  • the protection of any information you give to these websites
  • any loss or damage that may come from your use of these websites, or any other websites they link to

You agree to release us from any claims or disputes that may come from using these websites.

You should read all terms and conditions, privacy policies and end user licences that relate to these websites before you use them.

Using content

Most content on the site is subject to Crown copyright protection and is published under the Open Government Licence (OGL).

Some content is exempt from the OGL – check the list of exemptions.

Departmental logos and crests are also exempt from the OGL, except when they form an integral part of a document or dataset.

If any content isn’t subject to Crown copyright protection or published under the OGL, we’ll usually credit the author or copyright holder.

You can reproduce content published on the site under the OGL as long as you follow the licence’s conditions.

We make most of the content on the site available through feeds for other websites and applications to use. The websites and applications that use our feeds aren’t our products, and they might use versions of our content that have been edited and stored for later use (‘cached’).

We don’t give any guarantees, conditions or warranties about the accuracy or completeness of any content used by these products. We’re not liable for any loss or damage that may come from your use of these products.

The most up to date version of our content will always be on the site.


While we make every effort to keep the site up to date, we don’t provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties that the information will be:

  • current
  • secure
  • accurate
  • complete
  • free from bugs or viruses

We don’t publish advice on the site. You should get professional or specialist advice before doing anything on the basis of the content.

We’re not liable for any loss or damage that may come from using the site. This includes:

  • any direct, indirect or consequential losses
  • any loss or damage caused by civil wrongs (‘tort’, including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise
  • the use of the site and any websites that are linked to or from it
  • the inability to use the site and any websites that are linked to or from it

This applies if the loss or damage was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you advised us that it might happen.

This includes (but isn’t limited to) the loss of your:

  • income or revenue
  • salary, benefits or other payments
  • business
  • profits or contracts
  • opportunity
  • anticipated savings
  • data
  • goodwill or reputation
  • tangible property
  • intangible property, including loss, corruption or damage to data or any computer system
  • wasted management or office time

We may still be liable for:

  • death or personal injury arising from our negligence
  • fraudulent misrepresentation
  • any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law

Requests to remove content

You can ask for content to be removed from the site. We’ll only do this in certain cases, for example if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or material that may be considered obscene or defamatory.

Information about you and your visits

We collect information about you in accordance with our cookie policy. By using the site, you agree to us collecting this information and confirm that any data you provide is accurate.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test the site for viruses at every stage of production. You must make sure that the way you use the site doesn’t expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which can damage your computer system. We’re not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use the site.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

When using the site, you must not introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material that’s malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not try to gain unauthorised access to the site, the server on which it’s stored or any server, computer or database connected to it.

You must not attack the site in any way. This includes denial-of-service attacks.

We’ll report any attacks or attempts to gain unauthorised access to the relevant law enforcement authorities and share information about you with them.

Governing law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Any dispute you have which relates to these terms and conditions, or your use of the site (whether it be contractual or non-contractual), will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


There may be legal notices elsewhere on the site that relate to how you use the site.

We’re not liable if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions because of circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

We might decide not to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these terms and conditions. We can always decide to exercise or enforce that right at a later date.

Doing this once won’t mean we automatically waive the right on any other occasion.

If any of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions will still apply.

Changes to these terms and conditions

Please check these terms and conditions regularly. We can update them at any time without notice.

You’ll agree to any changes if you continue to use the site after the terms and conditions have been updated.