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Terms of Use

These terms of use apply to the entire CompassHR website, and are designed to protect your rights as a user of the website and my rights as the creator of the website. Please read them carefully before using the site.


The term ‘I’ refers to Karen Felton, of CompassHR, the owner and creator of this website. "This website" refers to CompassHR.


By using the site you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

  • The content of this website is to help you know about CompassHR and my services.

  • The content on this website is for you own personal and private use only. It is not to be re-used anywhere else, copied or presented as your own work unless acknowledged that it is content belonging to CompassHR, with the relevant reference and link.

  • Commercial use of any information or materials on this website is strictly prohibited.

  • You grant us a non-exclusive, unlimited licence in perpetuity to use any content you contribute to this website for any legal purposes we deem appropriate.

  • You agree to respect the intellectual property rights of CompassHR and other users, and to contribute to the website only content for which you have the necessary copyright, or the explicit agreement of the copyright holder.

  • We reserve the right to alter, remove or otherwise process information contributed to this website without notice or explanation.

  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

  • All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to us are acknowledged on this website.

  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.

  • From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).


User Generated Content (eg blog comments)


We want the Site to provide an enjoyable experience for our users so please respect the following:

  • No personal abuse or attacks. It is fine to discuss issues or to question another person's point of view or argument but it is not acceptable to attack them on a personal level.

  • No swearing or abuse. You may think it's mild but someone else may find it offensive.

  • I will not tolerate racist, sexist, homophobic or other hate-speech or anything that could be interpreted as such.

  • Please be relevant.

  • I reserve the right to moderate or delete User Generated Content and if for any reason I edit any post or edit or close any review or comment, I will not enter into any discussion of my reasons for doing so.

  • Please don't post anything that may cause you or me, legal problems. This includes, amongst other things, posts that may be defamatory or material that may be in breach of a third party's copyright or invasive of another's privacy.


In the event that you are in breach of our Terms and Conditions relating to User Generated Content and/or these terms and conditions at any time, or you do not respect the spirit of the community or make postings which demand a disproportionate amount of time and moderation, your account may be suspended or you may be banned from the site. The length of any suspension will be in our sole discretion. If your account is suspended or you are banned you may not open another account with us and we reserve the right to terminate any such account. In the event that you continue to contravene our Terms and Conditions relating to User Generated Content we reserve the right to contact your employer or your internet service provider.


If you see anything posted on the Site by a third party user of the Site which you believe to be in breach of our Terms and Conditions relating to User Generated Content and/or these Standards you may report it by submitting a site issue report. We cannot guarantee that any action will be taken as a result of your report.



Jurisdiction and Applicable Law


  • These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter, whether of a contractual or non-contractual nature, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law and England and Wales. You irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have jurisdiction to settle any dispute regarding the terms of use and any and all dealings between you and I.

  • This website has been approved for access in the United Kingdom. I do not warrant or otherwise represent that the website, use of the website or the Terms of Use (in whole or part) are in compliance with laws or available for use in locations outside this territory. If you choose to access the website from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.



These terms of use replace all others terms of use previously applicable to the use of this website.


January 2021

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