Terms and Conditions
Our quoted fees are net, excluding VAT.
- Payment conditions
All bills must be paid promptly and in full. The same conditions apply to external costs and advance payments such as advertisement or travel costs.
- Delayed payment
In case of payment delays the lawful default interest rates apply. All arising costs for monition and prosecution, particularly costs for a collection agency, are taken into account separately.
In business transactions, liability is accepted only in cases of wilful misconduct or gross negligence.
- Cancellation terms
The down payment due at the date of commission expires in any case of retreat by the client. The client may withdraw from the contract at any time. In such case the client shall be charged for the service provided by the HILL until the moment of withdrawal.
- Personnel Search & Selection: General Conditions
If the position resp. requirement profile is changed in its essential content in the course of the process, a new search order must be placed.
If signing of the contract after successful candidate presentation and basic decision for an applicant should be delayed by the client by more than four weeks, and for this reason the candidate is no longer be available, the position is still regarded as filled, and the last partial payment is due.
In case that more than one of the presented candidate is accepted, additional 70% of the fee is calculated per additional accepted and contracted candidate. In this case the guarantee is only valid when the requirements profile of the position to be allocated exactly matches the search profile of the position originally stated in the contract.
If the client wishes a candidate presentation outside of the home country of the applicant, and flight and hotel reservations are to be made, it is regarded as agreed that this is organized by the client.
All candidates that apply directly to the client are included in the search & selection process. The client will forward the application documents to HILL International.
Personnel Search & Selection: Guarantee
The HILL International guarantee is good for a one-time cost-free refilling of the originally commissioned post if a contract is dissolved by the employee during the first six months. If the employee recommended by HILL International leaves the client during the first six months after signing the employment contract, the search and selection procedure is repeated once for free. This freedom of charge does not apply to external costs such as advertisements or travel fees.
Personnel Search & Selection:
HILL International assumes no guarantee or liability for information contained in documents which were provided by applicants (including available documents, certificates, references, etc.). This includes especially the correctness, up-to-dateness, sufficiency/completeness, quality and/or usability of this information. All results of the selection process remain the property of HILL International. Documents of application are to be handled with strictest confidentiality. They must be returned to HILL International in case of non-use and may under no circumstances be passed on to third parties.
If a candidate presented by HILL International is employed in the next 12 months directly by the client, by an associated business or as a freelancer, HILL International is entitled to the agreed fee. Such circumstances must be given notice of immediately in a written form.
HILL International assumes no guarantee or liability for information contained in documents which were provided by applicants (including available documents, certificates, references, etc.). This includes especially the correctness, up-to-dateness, sufficiency/completeness, quality and/or usability of this information.
- Communication and data protection
All information and data provided by the client within the scope of the contract are kept in confidence according to Croatian data protection law and will not be made available to third parties.
- Court of jurisdiction
The court of jurisdiction is the Zagreb court of competent jurisdiction if nothing else is defined for compelling judiciary reasons; Croatian law applies.