Effective Date: December 15, 2013
It is important to us that you, and our other visitors, have a special experience while using the Site and that when you use this Site you are fully aware of your respective legal rights and obligations. For that reason, we have created these Terms as the legally binding terms to govern your use of this Site. Please read these Terms carefully before using the Site, because they affect your legal rights and obligations.
1.You Accept These Terms
2.Updates to Terms
Please note that these Terms may be revised and reissued, prospectively by posting updated terms on this Site. You consent and agree to receive notices of updates of these Terms through our posting of updated terms on the Site. You should visit this page regularly to review the current terms. Your continued use of the Site will be deemed as irrevocable acceptance of any revisions.
- Legal Capacity.
This is a general audience Site for adults. We will assume (and by using this Site you warrant that) you have legal capacity to enter into the agreement set out in these Terms (i.e., that you are of sufficient age and mental capacity and are otherwise entitled to be legally bound in contract). The sufficient age for contracting varies by jurisdiction.
4.The Information You Give Us Must be Correct
It is a condition of use of this Site that all the details you provide be correct, current, and complete.
5.Online Privacy Notice
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide a notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at this site.
6.Disclaimer of Warranties
YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE AND ALL THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES AND OTHER CONTENT IN THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, THE SITE, BEST RESUMES AND ANY SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES OF BEST RESUMES (“BEST RESUMES GROUP”) DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE BEST RESUMES GROUP DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE BEST RESUMES GROUP DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES OR OTHER CONTENT ON THE SITE OR ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THE SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. THE BEST RESUMES GROUP MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICE OR OTHER CONTENT IN THE SITE OR ANY WEB SITE WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND THE BEST RESUMES GROUP ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN SUCH MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICE OR OTHER CONTENT OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE. IF APPLICABLE LAW DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE IMPLIED WARRANTIES TO APPLY TO YOU, THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS WILL APPLY TO YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
IF YOU ARE ACCESSING THIS SITE FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION OR OTHER JURISDICTIONS THAT TO DO NOT RECOGNIZE DISCLAIMERS OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY RESULTING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF EITHER PARTY OR THEIR SERVANTS, AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES.
7.Limitation of Liability
THE BEST RESUMES GROUP DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE (DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHERWISE) RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE, OR THE MATERIAL, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES OR OTHER CONTENT ON THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE, REGARDLESS OF THE BASIS UPON WHICH LIABILITY IS CLAIMED AND EVEN IF ANY MEMBER OF THE BEST RESUMES GROUP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE. WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOU (AND NOT ANY MEMBER OF THE BEST RESUMES GROUP) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION IN THE EVENT OF ANY SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING. IF APPLICABLE LAW DOES NOT ALLOW ALL OR ANY PART OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY TO APPLY TO YOU, THE LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY TO YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
8.Trademarks and Copyrights
This Site and materials incorporated by Best Resumes on this Site (“Material”) are protected by copyrights, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights (“Copyrights”). Some of the characters, logos or other images incorporated by Best Resumes on this Site are also protected as registered or unregistered trademarks, trade names and/or service marks owned by Best Resumes or others (“Trademarks”). Best Resumes respects the intellectual property rights of others and asks users of this Site to do the same.
9.Your Use of Material
Your right to make use of this Site and any Material or other content appearing on it is subject to your compliance with these Terms. Modification or use of the Material or any other content on this Site for any purpose not permitted by these Terms may be a violation of the Copyrights and/or Trademarks protected by law and these Terms and is prohibited.
You may access and display Material and all other content displayed on this Site for non-commercial, personal, entertainment use on a single computer only. The Material and all other content on this Site may not otherwise be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed or used in any way unless specifically authorized by Best Resumes. Any authorization to copy Material granted by Best Resumes in any part of this Site for any reason is restricted to making a single copy for non-commercial, personal, entertainment use on a single computer only, and is subject to your keeping intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Using any Material on any other web site or networked computer environment is prohibited. Also, decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling, or otherwise reducing the code used in any software on this Site into a readable form in order to examine the construction of such software and/or to copy or create other products based (in whole or in part) on such software, is prohibited.
From time to time, areas on this Site may expressly request submissions of ideas or improvements through promotions, surveys or otherwise (“Invited Submissions”). Where this is the case, please carefully read any specific rules or other terms and conditions which appear elsewhere on this Site to govern those submissions (“Additional Terms”), as they will affect your legal rights. If no Additional Terms govern those submissions, then these Terms will apply in full to any Invited Submissions you make. IN ANY EVENT, ANY MATERIAL YOU SEND TO US WILL NOT BE TREATED AS CONFIDENTIAL. Regardless of any industry custom or practice, we will not pay you for the use of any content that you submit to the Site.
11.Our Use of Content
Best Resumes will consider anything you provide to Best Resumes and/or contribute to this Site as available for our use free of any obligations to you (including any payment), except where solicited Invited Submissions are expressly governed by Additional Terms appearing elsewhere on this Site, in which event those Additional Terms may determine how we will treat your Invited Submissions. Under no circumstances will we pay you for the use of your ideas or submissions.
Subject to Section 17 below, your account information, resume, career history, educational history, reviews, responses, profile entries, posts, questions, career materials or any other information you provide on or through the Site or that we may create for you may not be able to be deleted once uploaded. For some of our features, other members may be able to request email notifications of your new public content or publish their own comments to your comments. We may use the public content to develop products, make connections with potential employers, personalize site views, market products or identify or feature popular members. By posting or uploading any content to this Site, including posts, responses, and/or providing any communication or material to Best Resumes (“User Content”), you automatically and irrevocably:
(a) Retain ownership of your User Content, and grant and assign to Best Resumes and any employer to which your User Content is provided a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to any and all rights in the User Content including without limitation all copyright, together with all consents (if any) necessary to enable its reproduction, distribution, modification, publishing and/or other exploitation by Best Resumes and/or by any person authorized by Best Resumes, by any means and in all media now known or hereafter devised, without payment or other reference to you or any other person, and to advertise and promote such exploitation, for the full period of all such rights (together with any extensions and renewals) and insofar as possible in perpetuity;
(b)Waive all moral rights in the User Content which may be available to you in any part of the world and confirm that no such rights have been asserted;
(c)Appoint Best Resumes as your agent with full power to enter into any document and/or do any act Best Resumes may consider appropriate to confirm the grant and assignment, consent and waiver set out above;
(d)Warrant that you are the owner of the User Content and entitled to enter into these Terms;
(e)Confirm that no such User Content will be subject to any obligation, of confidence or otherwise, to you or any other person and that Best Resumes shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of such User Content.
Best Resumes may provide job alerts or may use third parties and automated search engines to provide job alerts, matching employment opportunities found on third party job searching sites with your resume or Career Profile, job search requests submitted by you, and/or other usage data relating to your use of Best Resumes Applications. Best Resumes tries to match the information available to ensure employment opportunities presented to you in job alerts match the type of career opportunities desired by you but Best Resumes makes no guarantee that you will receive career opportunities or job alert leads you desire.
14.Claims of Infringement
If you believe that any content appearing on this Site infringes your copyright rights, we at Best Resumes want to hear from you. Please forward the following information in writing to the Copyright Agent at the address listed below:
(a)Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
(b)A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
(c)The exact URL or a description of each place where alleged infringing material is located;
(d)A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use has not been authorized by you, your agent, or the law;
(e)Your electronic or physical signature or the electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on your behalf; and
(f)A statement by you made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
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15.Product Specifications; Pricing; Typographical Errors
We do our best to describe every product or service offered on the Site as accurately as possible. However, we are human, and therefore we do not warrant that product specifications, pricing, or other content on the online services is complete, accurate, reliable, current, or error-free. In the event of any errors relating to the pricing or specifications, Best Resumes shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders in its sole discretion. If we charged your credit card or other account prior to cancellation, we will issue a credit to your account in the amount of the charge. Additional Terms may apply.
If you have a dispute with one or more users (including merchants), you release the BEST RESUMES GROUP (defined in Section 6 above) from claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses and damages (actual and consequential of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. In entering into this release, you expressly waive any protections (whether statutory or otherwise) to the extent permitted by applicable law, that would otherwise limit the coverage of this release to include only those claims which you may know or suspect to exist in your favor at the time of agreeing to this release.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Best Resumes and its officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors and affiliates from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, resulting from your breach of these Terms, including any of the foregoing provisions, representations or warranties, and/or from your placement or transmission of any content onto Best Resumes’ servers, and/or from any and all use of your account.
Without limitation, you agree not to send, create or reply to so called “mailbombs” (i.e., emailing copies of a single message to many users, or sending large or multiple files or messages to a single user with malicious intent) or engage in “spamming” (i.e., unsolicited emailing for business or other purposes) or undertake any other activity which may adversely affect the operation or enjoyment of this Site by any other person.
In order to use this Site, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web and pay any service fee associated with that access. You will need to provide all equipment necessary to connect to the Site on the World Wide Web (including a computer, modem, mobile device, tablet and/or other access devices).
20.Reservation of Rights
Best Resumes reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, all or any part of this Site and/or any software, facilities and services on this Site, with or without notice, and/or to establish general guidelines and limitations on their use.
Best Resumes makes no representation that Materials or other content on the Site are appropriate or available for use outside of the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Australia and Spain and their territories, possessions and protectorates. If you choose to access the Site from other locations you do so on your own initiative and at your own risk.
You are responsible for complying with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. You specifically agree to comply with all applicable laws concerning the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country you reside in.
This Site may link you to other sites on the Internet. These sites may contain information about job opportunities, employers, job candidates or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. These other sites are not under the control of Best Resumes, and you acknowledge that (whether or not such sites are affiliated in any way with Best Resumes), Best Resumes is not responsible for the accuracy of job postings, employer descriptions, candidate resumes, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of any site by Best Resumes or any association with its operators. Best Resumes does not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you might be requested to give any third party, and you irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such sites. We strongly encourage you to use caution before providing any sensitive information (e.g., social security numbers or financial information) to any third party and to make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any communications with any of these third parties.
23.Proprietary Online Services
Any area of this Site that is accessed through any proprietary online service is subject to the rules, policies and guidelines of such proprietary online service.
The Materials and all other content in this Site are presented for the purpose of providing information regarding products available in the United States and elsewhere.
25.How To Contact Us
This Site is controlled and operated by Best Resumes. Please forward any comments or complaints about the Site or any questions regarding privacy and other legal matters to click here. If your email app does not open, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your email address is safe with us, we will not pass it on to any other organization or use it for ongoing marketing purposes.
If any provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between you and Best Resumes relating to the matters contained here and the Site.