Terms & conditions

Important notice

Following Catalyst Development Limited’s 2018 acquisition of Knadel Limited and 2019 merger with Sionic Advisors, our trading name is now ‘Sionic’.

You can read our Privacy Policy here. You can also contact us at any time to find out more, change your preferences or request to receive information from us. Please contact us via data@sionic.com or call us on + 44(0) 207 842 4800 or write to us at Sionic, 111 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1AP.

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Sionic Global (CTL) Limited (registered number 10981928). This policy covers the website found at the following URL www.sionic.com (“the Website”).

The Website is offered as a free service to you, the user. You have the opportunity to take independent legal advice on these Terms of Use before continuing to use the Website. Your use of the Website and/or your acceptance of these Terms of Use without modifying them constitutes agreement of the same by you. Only those who accept these Terms of Use are authorised to use the Website.

The information provided on the Website relates only to the services of SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED and has been provided in English. In proceeding you warrant that you believe these Terms of Use to be reasonable in their entirety.

  1. Company Details
    The Website is operated by SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED a limited company which is registered in England & Wales under company number 02884211 with its registered office at 111 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1AP

SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED may be contacted by calling your local SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED office and speaking to a consultant or by letter marked to Sionic, 111 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1AP

  1. Copyright and Trademark Notices
    All of the SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED logos are the property of SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED or other SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED Companies. Other product and company names mentioned on the Website or on other Website accessed through the Website may be the trademarks of their respective owners. All contents of the Website are copyright © [2002] Sionic (or other SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED Companies), are protected by database rights and may also be protected by other means. No part of the Website may be reproduced in any form whether electronically or otherwise without the prior written consent of SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED, other than temporarily as one single copy to print out for personal use, or in the cache of your computer in the course of using any service provided via any of the Website. You must retain all copyright or trademark notices contained on the Website on any copy you make of them or part of such copy. You may not sell or modify what is on the Website or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the material on it in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the material on any other website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.
  2. Data Protection

Please see our latest Privacy Policy here in addition to the rubrics below.

SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED is deemed notified to process data under the Data Protection Act 1998 under notification number X430 340X. SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED is committed to protecting the privacy of its clients, candidates and all the users of the Website, in accordance with the principles set out in the Data Protection Act 1998, and will therefore use its best efforts to ensure that the information anyone provides remains private, and is only used for the purposes detailed in these Terms of Use.

  • Information you give us We receive and store any information you enter on the Website or give us in any other way. You provide this information when you search, provide us with your CV or employment details, or communicate with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. As a result of those actions you might supply us with information such as your name, address, post code, date of birth, gender, information on how you use our services (such as type, date, time, and information on your browsing activity when visiting any of the Website) and any other information with respect of your use of any of the Website or our services. We might also ask for other specific information from time to time. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customising future use of the Website for you, improving the Website and communicating with you. We will also use the information to help provide consultancy and training services, keep you informed of news and wider development in your chosen field, make you aware of services SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED and associated companies can offer you and compile anonymous surveys of our clients for SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED use.
  • Automatic information We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. Technology allows us to obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses the Website. Third parties might also do this on the Website. Examples of information we collect and analyse using technology which is not readily apparent include the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet; log in; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system and platform; the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), click stream to, through and from the Website, including date and time; cookie number; pages viewed or searched for; your site history, and phone number used to contact us. A number of companies offer utilities designed to help you visit Website anonymously. We want you to be aware that these tools exist. SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED may gather information about all visitors to the Website collectively as well as individually. SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED uses such data to help determine how the online services can be improved.
  • Disclosure of your Personal Data Your personal details, including your CV may be sent to consultants working in other SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED offices or prospective employers both within and outside the European Economic Area. The data protection laws in countries outside the EEA may not be as extensive as in the European Economic Area but SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED will at all times adhere to the data protection principles outlined in the Data Protection Act 1998. Additionally you acknowledge that SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED might sell or buy assets or the whole or any part of its business undertaking or that someone else may take over the running of any of the Website. The legal status of SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED or its ownership could also change. In these types of transaction, customer information generally is one of the assets transferred. You acknowledge that your data can be transferred as part of the process. If you give fax, phone or e-mail details you authorise SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED or its associates to contact you using that method. If you decide that you no longer wish us to communicate with you, or the details we hold on you change, or you decide to register with the Telephone Preference Service or Fax Preference Service in the UK or any equivalent you agree to tell us to enable us to update our records. If you have any questions about data protection please email all questions to the IT Department at it@www.sionic.com .
  • Cookies
    Cookies are small files of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can usually change your browser settings to prevent this. You have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set or to reject all cookies. However, if you choose to reject all cookies, you may be unable to use parts of the website. We use three cookies to improve the user experience on the site:

    • A cookie is set when you accept the cookie policy; and
    • Two randomly named cookies are set to store your username and email address when you comment on a blog.

If these cookies are deleted, the cookie acceptance message will be displayed on every page and the username and email address fields on the blog comments would no longer be pre-populated for returning commenters.

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Cookies used by our analytics provider (Google Analytics) will have the file names _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz. As these are named by Google Analytics, they may be subject to change without notification. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) may be transmitted to and stored by Google Analytics on its servers in the EEA or the United States. It may use this information for the purposes of evaluating your use of this website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Our analytics provider may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on their behalf. For further information, please refer to www.google.co.uk/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

  1. Download times
    In order to make the Website more user-friendly and to increase the amount of information several software applications are used on the Website. The Website use Flash software. This may take more time to load than conventional HTML web pages, especially if you are accessing a Website over a dial-up connection to the internet or via a mobile device such as a WAP phone or PDA or any other wireless connection. The Website may also make use of Adobe Acrobat software, for example to display job descriptions or advertisements. Again Adobe Acrobat files are likely to take longer to download especially if you are accessing the Website in one of the ways outlined above. By proceeding to download Flash or Adobe Acrobat parts of the site you acknowledge the increased download time and computing resource you will need.
  2. Limitation on Types of Use
    You may not modify, copy, distribute, disable, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or services obtained from any of the Website. You may not use the site for anything other than the purpose outlined in these Terms of Use and you may not use spiders or other robotic software tools to gather information from the website.
  3. Liability Disclaimer
    Please Read Carefully as this Section Limits your Ability to Claim Damages The main purpose of the Website is to provide information about our management consulting services. SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED uses reasonable care to check the accuracy of information published on the Website. You should note however that SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED does not give any warranty that any information will be accurate or up-to-date and the user acknowledges that the information, and services published on any of the Website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED cannot verify the information which is supplied by any other individual or organisation. In particular, and without limitation to the rest of these Terms of Use, if you are thinking of taking up employment or training and you are using any of the Website to help with your research, you should seek advice from an appropriately qualified careers adviser in addition to the information provided on this site. SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED is not able to guarantee that its service will continue or be accurate during time of server failure.

Information contained in, or accessible via, any of the Website changes on a regular basis. SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED and/or its associates may make improvements or alterations to any of the Website at any time and without notice. SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED is not responsible in any way whatsoever for the content of any site accessed using the Website, nor (because of its links with numerous other web sites) can it warrant that use of the site will be free from virus contamination.

You must make independent checks on the accuracy of any information obtained via any of the Website before relying upon it and you should obtain adequate insurance to cover you from any harm that might result from use of any data provided by this site. SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED is not in a position to know for what purpose you will use this data and so cannot insure against loss.

SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED makes no representations about the suitability of the information and services contained on, or accessed via, any of the Website for any purpose nor does it warrant that any post featured on any of the Website was or is still vacant. All warranties, terms and conditions regarding this information and services, including all warranties, terms and conditions, implied by statute, collaterally or otherwise, of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED shall not in any event be liable for any damages (whether indirect, incidental, special, consequential or otherwise) arising out of, or in any way connected with, the use of the Website, or with any delayed access to, or inability to use any of the Website, or for any information, products, and services obtained through any of the Website, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED has been advised of the possibility of damages. This does not affect the statutory rights of any person dealing as a consumer nor shall anything in these terms and conditions exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation.

  1. Links to Third-Party Sites
    The Website contain links to Website operated by parties other than SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED. SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED does not control these services and is not responsible for their content. A reference on any of the Website to any person, employer, company, organisation, product, website or service does not constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation or favouring by the SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED Companies.

The inclusion of third-party information does not imply any endorsement of the material or any association with their operators. In particular, and without limitation to the rest of these Terms of Use, SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED has no control over any newsgroups, chat rooms or e-mail discussion forums which you may come across via this site. Additionally, and again without limitation to the rest of these Terms of Use, you should not download any material (including but not limited to pornographic, racist or obscene material) from the internet without first checking that it is legal to do so in your jurisdiction.

SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED reserves the right to remove any link or third party service at any time and without notice and shall not be obliged to give a reason for doing so. If you become concerned about the content of a site linked to or from any of the Website or any news story please inform SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED immediately via e-mail to the IT Department it@www.sionic.com . If your complaint is about unsuitable content you may also consider reporting the matter to the Internet Watch Foundation who can be contacted via their website at http://www.iwf.org.uk/.

  1. Messages from SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED and its Associates
    Any e-mail or other form of communication between representatives of SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED and other parties will be deemed covered by these Terms of Use.
  2. Messages to SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED
    You are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. If you submit information to us, by doing so you give us a non-exclusive royalty free licence to use it and you warrant that the material you send us (including but not limited to any details of jobs you have done and qualifications you possess) is true. SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED continually monitor e-mails sent to us and may bar e-mails which breach these Terms of Use. If you provide your CV or other personal details via the Website you do so in the knowledge that the internet and e-mail are not a secure environment.

Without limit to the legal requirements already imposed on you, you must not (and by e-mailing us you agree not to) do the following things: post material that reveals trade secrets; post material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others, which breaches the professional ethics of a profession or the privacy of others; post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, sexually explicit or discriminatory; or pretend to be another person.

  1. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
    As a condition of your use of any of the Website, you warrant to SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED that you will not use any of the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use.
  2. Other General Terms
    These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of England (where the Website originate and are designed to be accessed) and are deemed to be made in London, England. You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of any of the Website. Use of any of the Website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this section. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between you and SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED as a result of your acceptance of these Terms of Use or use of any of the Website. Each and every provision of these Terms of Use is separate and severable. If any part of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set out above, then the validity and enforceability of the remainder of the terms shall not be affected.

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED with respect to the Website and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED with respect to any of the Website. A printed version of these Terms of Use and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. You will be responsible for all charges, fees, duties, taxes, and assessments arising out of the use by you of any of the Website.

  1. Variation of these Terms and Conditions
    SIONIC GLOBAL (CTL) LIMITED reserves the right to change the terms, conditions and notices under which the Website are offered including these Terms of Use. For this reason you should regularly visit these Terms of Use as the current version will be binding on you.

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