General terms and conditions


1. duties of skillster
1.1 LIGRO matching UG (limited liability) operates under the brand name "skillster" and provides an internet-based, technical matching platform for the storage of applicant videos, the creation of a personality test and the specification of corporate culture wishes with the purpose of enabling applicants to present themselves and offering employers the opportunity to find suitable applicants. skillster will provide these services exclusively under these general terms and conditions. The terms and conditions of the employer are hereby expressly contradicted. skillster commits itself to guarantee the provision conscientiously and carefully.

1.2. skillster as a "digital application channel" enables companies to receive applications to specific job advertisements via self-chosen reference numbers. Any job applications received can then be sorted according to quality criteria. The company receives the view of a 2-page personality profile from each applicant, a video if available, as well as the essential information on the candidate's qualification.

1.3 Divista is a trademark of skillster and is used to accept applications via a reference number in job advertisements. Divista serves as a "white label" version of skillster and can be integrated into a client's system. 

1.4 Use of divista / skillster as "digital application channel".

1.4.1. skillster provides a customer service for inquiries from applicants on a job advertisement.

1.4.2. skillster accepts applications received via the general email address "" and forwards them to the company for which the application is valid.

1.4.3 Applicants who apply for a job advertisement using a reference number cannot be found for 6 weeks by any other company.

2. duties of the candidate
2.1 The candidate undertakes not to distribute any videos via the platform provided by skillster which violate applicable law, the rights of third parties or morality or to adhere to the recommended guidelines when executing the videos and to exercise due care when creating the videos. The Candidate shall NOT be entitled to name his/her BLACK NAMES OR CONTACT DATA at any time. The candidate will indemnify and hold harmless skillster in the event of any third party claiming skillster for breach of its obligations under this Agreement.

skillster undertakes, upon request by the company, to provide the contact details and CV of the selected applicants to the interested company in full and up to date, as provided by the candidate. 
If a candidate has optionally chosen to be informed about the purchase of his data by a company, skillster will do so immediately. The candidate has no right to object to the purchase. However, he is entitled not to have any contact to the company or to reject an offer without justification. 

2.2 Each candidate has the right to record the individual video sequences several times.

2.3 skillster reserves the right to delete videos that do not comply with the applicable law or morality or for other reasons do not comply with the terms and conditions immediately and without further explanation.

2.4 The candidate undertakes to provide all personal information truthfully. If skillster determines during random plausibility checks that data has not been truthfully provided, skillster is entitled to delete the profile immediately, without prior notification of the candidate.

2.5 The candidate is obliged to publish his or her profile, to provide or upload the ViQ personality test, the cultural data, his or her personal data, qualifications, photo and curriculum vitae on the platform. The applicant guarantees to be entitled to use the provided data, information and documents (including possible photographs and videos) and grants skillster a non-exclusive, revocable right of use. The candidate is further obliged to follow the instructions for the video recording and to answer the questions on the platform truthfully. The candidate does not acquire any rights of use to the video recordings made on skillster.

2.6 Candidates are not obliged to record videos.

2.7 A complete profile results from the specification of information about the "corporate culture", qualifications, personal data, curriculum vitae and certificates.

2.8. each complete profile will be published automatically. 

2.9 If a candidate does not (no longer) wish to have his profile published, he must publish his profile under "My P

2.10. In particular, the candidate agrees that his/her videos, his/her personal data, his/her qualifications, his/her uploaded documents (CV and photograph are mandatory) and his/her personality profile may be passed on to companies. 

2.11. Candidates who do not reply to the periodically sent e-mail for further activation of their account or otherwise do not fulfil their obligation to cooperate will be deleted by skillster without further information.

2.12. The candidate can delete his profile and all related data, the videos, his photo and the uploaded documents himself at any time or demand deletion from skillster.

2.13. Candidates who apply for a job advertisement via a reference number agree that their profile is also accessible to other employers via skillster.

3. duties and cooperation of the company(s)
3.1 The company undertakes to pay the "contact fee" to skillster for the personal contact data and curriculum vitae of the selected applicant.  

3.2 The applicant's data mentioned in 2.1. will be sent to the company exclusively online and after receipt of the "contact fee".

3.3 At the request of the applicant, the company is obliged to delete all data obtained in connection with the search for skillster or the approach of the candidate.

3.4 Under no circumstances is the company entitled to download, share or otherwise use videos or photos of the applicants on skillster.

3.5 Companies can accept applications via divista or skillster by choosing a self-defined reference number, whereby the first two characters must be the last two digits of the company's own UID number.

3.6 Companies which use "divista" or skillster as "digital application channel" give a reference to skillster as application channel in their job advertisements.

3.7 Applications are accepted via skillster and can be queried by companies via the reference number.

3.8 Companies undertake to redirect all analog and digital application channels to in order to present skillster to the outside world as the only application channel.

3.9 Companies can freely choose the inclusion of "reference numbers" in their job advertisements - the use of skillster does not have to be indicated.

4. fee
4.1 The fee is based on the prices shown on the platform, but can also be agreed individually between skillster and the employer.

4.2 All remunerations are net, plus the applicable statutory value added tax. 

4.3 The use of skillster is free of charge for applicants.

4.4 The "contact fee" is to be paid exclusively online.

4.6. skillster is entitled to change the "contact fee" at any time.

5. warranty, liability, exclusion of liability

5.1. skillster does not guarantee successful placement of candidates. Furthermore, Skillster is not liable for the fact that a candidate requested by the employer is actually interested in an employment.

5.2. skillster is not liable for any circumstances or damages caused by the candidate in the performance of his duties. No guarantee will be given, in particular no guarantee will be given for the quality of the work, the way of working and the ability to work under pressure of the mediated applicant or his personal reliability. Recourse and other compensation claims of the employer are excluded.

5.3 Untrue or incomplete data on the part of the recruited employees as well as on the part of the employer towards skillster exclude a liability of skillster. The verification of the information provided by the employee is the sole responsibility of the employer.

5.4 Liability for slight negligence on the part of skillster is excluded.

5.5 Applicant profiles sent to the employer by skillster remain the property of the applicants. All applicant profiles must be treated confidentially and destroyed if not used. The passing on to third parties as well as the making of copies is prohibited.

5.6 If an applicant requests the deletion of his profile data from the category "favourites" or "paid candidates" of a company, the company must comply with this request immediately.

5.7 Skillster has the basic agreement from each applicant to pass on the applicant's profile. 

5.8 If paid candidates refuse contact with the company, reject offers or for any other reason no employment relationship is established, skillster shall not be responsible for this and shall not be obliged to supply a replacement candidate.

5.9. skillster is not liable for the deletion of profiles, if candidates should be replaced despite already accepted employment.

5.10. skillster assumes no liability if within the 6 week period a candidate who has applied for a job advertisement has been contacted by another company via skillster or has accepted a job.

5.11. skillster is not liable if an applicant for a job advertisement forgets to include the reference number given in the job advertisement in his application.

5.12. If applicants are found by other companies using the reference number, skillster is not liable if applicants become visible to other companies or are approached by them.

6. data protection
6.1. see Privacy Policy

7. use of the logos of registered companies
7.1. skillster is entitled to use logos of registered companies on the homepage without prior consent of the companies.

7.2 For the use of company logos for external advertising (posters, flyers, social media) skillster will obtain the permission of the companies.

8. other regulations
8.1 Should one or more provisions of these terms and conditions be or become invalid due to statutory provisions, the remaining provisions shall remain in force. The invalid provisions shall then be deemed to have been replaced by provisions which come as close as possible to the permissible provisions. These General Terms and Conditions shall lose their validity upon publication of new General Terms and Conditions. Concluded contracts are subject to German law. Place of jurisdiction and performance for both parties arising from this contract is the registered office of LIGRO matching UG (haftungsbeschränkt) in Berlin.

8.2 By signing this agreement, the contracting party agrees to these General Terms and Conditions. These General Terms and Conditions are binding for both parties to the contract.

8.3 Amendments and supplements to the agreements made between LIGRO matching UG (limited liability) and the customer must be made in writing. This also applies to the waiver of the written form requirement.