terms of use

The site is the property of, and is operated by CareerConnector (hereinafter “CareerConnector” or “we”). We invite all visitors to, or users of, the site (“you”) to carefully review these site terms of use (“Terms of Use”) and the Privacy Policy before continuing to access or use the site. Please click on the link to our Privacy Policy and review it. By accessing or using the site, you accept to be legally bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, you are not permitted to use the site and you must discontinue access or use of the site.


Acceptance Of Terms

CareerConnector (“we”, “our” or “us”) provides its services to users (“you” or “your”) through our web site located at careerconnector.ca (the “site”), subject to these Terms.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, THEN DO NOT ACCESS THE SITE OR USE THE SERVICES OR CONTENT. BY VIEWING OR USING ALL OR ANY PART OF THE SERVICES OR THE SITE, OR DOWNLOADING ANY MATERIALS OR BY COMPLETING ANY REGISTRATION PROCESS VIA THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS:

By accepting these Terms, or by accessing and using the service or content, you represent and acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms, and that the information you provide is accurate, complete, and is yours or within your right to use.

You acknowledge that these Terms constitute an agreement between you and us, even though it is electronic and is not physically signed by you and us, and that these Terms govern Your use of the Service and supersede any other agreements between you and us.

 

Description Of Service. The “service” includes the web site and services provided to you through the web site including all software, data, text, images, sounds, videos, and other content made available through the site (collectively, “content”). Any new features added to or augmenting the service are also subject to these Terms. We make reasonable efforts to have the web site and services available 24×7, except for: (a) planned downtime or (b) circumstances beyond our reasonable control, such as, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of government, acts of terror or civil unrest, or technical failures beyond our control.

 

General Conditions/Access And Use Of The Service

Subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms, you agree to access and use the service only for your personal purposes. Except your limited right to access and use the service as expressly granted to you here, all rights, title and interest in and to the service and its components, including all related intellectual property rights, will remain with and belong exclusively to us and our third-party vendors.

 

You agree not to (a) license, sub-license, sell, resell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, or otherwise commercially exploit or make the service available to any third party, other than as expressly permitted by these Terms; (b) use the service to process data on behalf of any third party; (c) modify, adapt or hack the service to falsely imply any sponsorship or association with us, or otherwise attempt to gain unauthorized access to the service or its related systems or networks;(d) use the service in any unlawful manner, as outlined in our Privacy Policy; (e) use the service in any manner that interferes with or disrupts the integrity or performance of the service and its components; (f) attempt to decipher, decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise discover the source code of any software making up the service; (g) expose the service to any viruses, malware, Trojan horses, time bombs, or any similiar harmful software; or (h) try to use or use the service in violation of these Terms. You are responsible for all information, data, text, messages, or other materials that you post or is otherwise transmitted via the service. Our failure to enforce at any time any provision of these Terms does not constitute a waiver of that provision or of any other provision of these Terms.

Data Privacy And Security

In providing you the service, we shall maintain appropriate administrative, physical and technical safeguards to protect the security, confidentiality and integrity of your data.

You agree that we can access your enquiries in order to respond. We will not disclose such data except if compelled by law, permitted by you, or pursuant to the terms of the our Privacy Policy.

 

Intellectual Property Rights

We shall maintain all rights, title and interest in and to all our respective patents, inventions, copyrights, trademarks, domain names, trade secrets, know-how and any other intellectual property and/or proprietary rights (collectively, “Intellectual Property Rights”). The rights granted to you to use the service under these Terms do not convey any additional rights in the service, or in any Intellectual Property Rights associated therewith. You grant to us a royalty-free, worldwide, transferable, sub-licensable, irrevocable and perpetual license to incorporate into the service or otherwise use any suggestions, enhancement requests, recommendations or other feedback we receive from you. Our product and service names, and logos used or displayed on the service are our registered or unregistered trademarks (collectively, “Marks”), and you may only use such Marks to identify yourself as a customer and user of the service; provided you do not attempt, now or in the future, to claim any rights in the Marks, degrade the distinctiveness of the Marks, or use the Marks to disparage or misrepresent us, or our services.

 

Third Party Services

External Sites. The Service may contain links to, or otherwise may allow You to connect to and use certain third party products, services or software under separate terms and conditions (collectively, “other services”) in conjunction with our service. If you decide to access and use such other services, be advised that your use is governed solely by the terms and conditions of such other services, and we do not endorse, are not responsible for, and make no representations as to such other services, their content or the manner in which they handle your data. We are not liable for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with your access or use of any such other services, or your reliance on the privacy practices or other policies of such other services.

 

Integration. The service may contain features that enable various other services (such as social media services like Facebook and Twitter) to be directly integrated into your experience. To take advantage of these features, you will be required to register for or log into such other services on their respective websites.

 

Cancellation And Termination

We reserve the right to (i) modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any of the services (or any part thereof) and (ii) refuse any/all current and future use of the service, suspend or terminate your account if we believe that you have violated our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive, or illegal activity may be grounds for immediate termination of your use of service, and may be referred to law enforcement authorities. You agree that we are not be liable to you, or any third party, for any modification, suspension or discontinuation of the service.

 

Disclaimer Of Warranties

THE SERVICE, INCLUDING THE SITE AND CONTENT, AND ALL SERVER AND NETWORK COMPONENTS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AND WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ERROR-FREE OR VIRUS-FREE, AND NO INFORMATION OR ADVICE OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS.

 

Limitation Of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) WILL EITHER PARTY TO THESE TERMS, OR SUCH PARTY’S AFFILIATES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO THE OTHER PARTY OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER SIMILAR DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, LOST SALES OR BUSINESS, LOST DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR ANY OTHER LOSS INCURRED BY SUCH PARTY IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OR THE SERVICE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF OR COULD HAVE FORESEEN SUCH DAMAGES.

NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT TO THE CONTRARY IN THESE TERMS, OUR (INCLUDING ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES) AGGREGATE LIABILITY, FOR DAMAGES (MONETARY OR OTHERWISE) UNDER THESE TERMS CLAIMED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY ARISING FROM OUR SERVICE, SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES INCURRED DURING THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS PRECEDING THE CLAIM. THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION IS TO ALLOCATE THE RISKS UNDER THESE TERMS BETWEEN THE PARTIES AND LIMIT THEIR POTENTIAL LIABILITY. THE PARTIES HAVE RELIED ON THESE LIMITATIONS IN DETERMINING WHETHER TO ENTER INTO THESE TERMS.

Indemnification by you. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and professional services fees, arising or resulting from your breach of these Terms of Use or Privacy Policy, or your end users’ access to, use, misuse or illegal use of the service. We will provide you notice of any such claim, suit, or proceeding. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter which is subject to indemnification under this section, in which case you agree to cooperate with any reasonable requests to assist our defence of such matter.

 

Revisions

We may amend these Terms from time to time, in which case the new Terms will supersede prior versions.

 

Severability

If any provision in these Terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provision shall be modified by the court and interpreted so as to best accomplish the original provision to the fullest extent permitted by law, and the remaining provisions of these Terms shall remain in effect.

 

Export Compliance And Use Restrictions

Certain content and software components of the Service may be subject to Canadian export control and economic sanctions laws. If you are subject to Canadian laws, you agree to comply with all such laws and regulations as they relate to such software and content, and access and use of the service. You shall not access or use the service if you are located in any jurisdiction prohibited by Canadian Laws, and you shall also not provide access to the service to any government, entity or individual located in any such jurisdictions.

 

Relationship Of The Parties

These Terms do not create a partnership, franchise, joint venture, agency, fiduciary or employment relationship among the parties.

 

Proprietary Content, Third Party Content and Trademarks

Proprietary Content. All right, title and interest in and to the site and all of its content, including, but not limited to, its software or HTML code and other computer code contained therein, trademarks, copyrights, text, articles, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, scripts, artwork, photographs, images, designs, video, audio and written materials and other materials that appear as part of the site (collectively, “Content”) are owned by CareerConnector, its subsidiaries or affiliates, and/or their licensors. All content is protected by national and international intellectual property laws, including, but not limited to, rights in the nature of patent rights, copyrights, trade secrets, trade names, trademarks, service marks, moral rights, know how and any other similar intellectual property rights recognized under applicable laws, international conventions or international treaties in any country or jurisdiction in the world.

CareerConnector will have the right to claim ownership at any time of its proprietary content published on the site and to oppose any use of its proprietary content that is not expressly permitted by CareerConnector.

Trademarks and logos. All trademarks, trade names, service marks, logos, brand names and product names included on the site are the exclusive properties of CareerConnector, its subsidiaries or affiliates, or used with the permission of their respective owners (“Trademarks”). These Terms of Use do not allow you to use the trademarks in any manner whatsoever, without the express prior written consent of CareerConnector.

 

Your Use of the Site

Non-Permitted Uses. You are permitted to use the site and the content for your private, personal and non-commercial use only and always in compliance with these Terms of Use. You may not and may not permit, assist or allow any third party to:

(i) copy, reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, post, publicly display, encode, translate, modify, alter or create derivative works from, sell, license or otherwise distribute this site or any content, including, but not limited to, mirroring, framing or linking to any other computer, server or web site;

(ii) access or use this site or any content for any commercial purposes, including any advertising or advertising revenue generation activity on your own web site;

(iii) use any deep-link, page-scrape, robot, spider or any other automatic or manual processes, to access, acquire, copy or monitor the site or any content or any portion thereof, or in any way reproduce the structure or presentation of the site or any content, or circumvent any copy-protection devices, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the site;

(iv) access or attempt to access any portion or feature of the site you are not allowed to access without authorization, or any other systems or networks connected to the site or any CareerConnector server, by hacking, password mining or any other illegitimate means. You may not use anyone else’s Account (as defined below) at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that account;

(v) (1) probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the site or any network connected to the site, nor breach any security or authentication measures on the site; (2) reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of, or visitor to, the site; (3) exploit the site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the site; or (4) use the site or the content for any unlawful purposes or for any purposes not allowed by these Terms of Use or for soliciting the performance of any illegal activity or for any other activity which infringes the rights of CareerConnector or others; or

(vi) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the site, or any systems or networks connected to the site. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere, or attempt to interfere, with the proper working of the site or with any other person’s use of the site.

any other use of the content or material on this site, including reproduction for the purposes other than your private, personal and non-commercial use, modification, distribution or republication, without the express prior written consent of CareerConnector, is strictly prohibited. Your limited right to use the content and the site terminates automatically, without notice to you, if you breach any of these Terms of Use.

You acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure and that any message or information you send to the site may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.

CareerConnector may, at its exclusive discretion and at any time, delete your information or take appropriate measures to suspend your access or use of the site for security or maintenance purposes or if CareerConnector has reason to believe that you are breaching these Terms of Use. CareerConnector may also delete your information if we have reason to believe that a third party is using your information without your consent.

 

Use of Information

Your information may be used in different ways, including, but not limited to, the following:

We may use your contact information in order to send you email or other communications regarding the site.

We may use the information we gather on the site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the site and fostering a positive user experience.

Any feedback you submit becomes the property of CareerConnector, and such feedback may be used for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.

While CareerConnector encourages any third parties involved to adhere to our policies regarding the privacy of our users and to otherwise handle personal information in a responsible manner, we cannot and do not assume any responsibility for any actions or omissions of third parties, including the manner in which they use information received either from CareerConnector or independently.

Privacy. Personal Data that you are required to provide to CareerConnector through the site shall be subject to the Privacy Policy, available and downloadable on the site. Except as otherwise set forth in the Privacy Policy, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your personal data. Your privacy and the privacy of all of our other visitors who have accepted to be bound by the Terms of Use is very important. The Privacy Policy is incorporated by reference herein and by accepting to be bound by the Terms of Use you are also accepting to be bound by the Privacy Policy.

Security

CareerConnector has implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal data from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. Only CareerConnector’s employees and website administrators have access to this information. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not be able to access this information and use your personal information for improper purposes.

 

Terms and Conditions

Users are responsible for all content that they upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit. Users agree not to post or transmit any material which would violate or infringe upon the rights of any person or entity, or which would give rise to criminal or civil liability, nor will they post or transmit any material protected by copyright or trademark without the written consent of the owner. While CareerConnector continually monitors the site, we cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of this material. We reserve the right to delete any content for any reason at any time, without prior notice

 

Jurisdiction and Local Restriction

Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in Canada. If you access the site outside of Canada, your usage of the site constitutes your consent to the transfer of your data out of your country and to Canada.

The site is not directed to any person in any jurisdiction where (by reason of that person’s nationality, residence or otherwise) the publication or availability of the site is prohibited by law or otherwise. Persons or other entities to whom such prohibitions apply must not access the site.

 

Export Controls

Users from around the world may access the site. If you choose to use the site, you understand, acknowledge and agree that your use of the site is governed by the Terms of Use and the laws and regulations of Canada regarding online conduct and acceptable content. If you use the site in a jurisdiction that prohibits or restricts the use of the site, you agree that your use of the site will be at your own risk, without limitation of any other provision of the Terms of Use, and that CareerConnector shall not have any liability with respect to such use. By downloading or using the software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any country which prohibits use of the site.

 

Changes to the Terms of Use and the Site

CareerConnector reserves the right to change, modify, revise, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use by updating this posting, at any time and without prior notice to you. CareerConnector thus invites you to check these Terms of Use periodically. If you do not agree to any such change, you must discontinue the access or use of the Site. By continuing the access or use of the site following the posting of changes, you accept and agree to the changes.

 

Compliance with the Terms of Use and Indemnity

You represent and warrant that (i) you have the power and authority to enter into these Terms of Use; and (ii) your use of the site will comply with these Terms of Use. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless, and at CareerConnector’s option, defend CareerConnector, and any of its subsidiaries and affiliates, and its and their officers, directors, partners, members, managers, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, contractors, suppliers, licensors, successors and assigns from all damages, costs, liabilities, suits, judgments, penalties, expenses, obligations, losses, claims, demands, actions, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and expenses), relating to, or arising out of, any breach of these Terms of Use or any use of the site by you. We may assume exclusive control of any defense or any matter subject to indemnification by you, and you agree to cooperate with us in such event.

 

Feedback, Submissions and Other Communications

Any feedback, articles, content, publications, comments, suggestions, ideas and/or other similar information (collectively, “Communications”), that you submit to the site shall not be treated by CareerConnector as confidential or proprietary. CareerConnector reserves the right to use such Communications on an unrestricted basis. You hereby grant CareerConnector and its affiliates an irrevocable, non-exclusive, sublicensable (through multiple tiers), worldwide, perpetual, fully paid-up and royalty-free right to use and generally exploit any such Communications and any ideas, concepts, know how or techniques contained in such Communications that you send through the site, insofar as it does not violate any other part of these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy. You also warrant that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such Communications, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license stated above. You also permit any user to generally use such content for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such Communications placed on the Site retains any and all rights that may exist in such Communications.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties

The use of the site is at your own sole risk, and you are entirely responsible for your use of the site and any linked sites. CareerConnector takes reasonable measures to protect the site and the content from viruses and defects but cannot guarantee that your computer equipment, hardware or software or any data stored or created by your computer equipment, hardware or software (collectively, “Equipment”) will not be damaged, corrupted, lost or otherwise affected if you access or use the site or any content. Without limiting the foregoing, CareerConnector shall not be held responsible for any unauthorized changes to the content.

No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from CareerConnector, or through or from the site, shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the Terms of Use. Neither CareerConnector nor any of its data or content providers shall be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

CareerConnector does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, appropriateness or quality of the information, text, data, links, articles, software, photographs, graphics, messages, or other material posted by users on the site or sent to another user via the site (“User Content”). The content posted by users or other third parties does not necessarily represent the views or opinions of CareerConnector and under no circumstances will CareerConnector be liable in any way for any user content, including, but not limited to, any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, or otherwise transmitted via the site. CareerConnector makes no representations or guarantees regarding the truthfulness, accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of any information posted on the site, or of any other form of communication engaged in by users of the site. Posted information may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. You agree that any reliance on information posted by users of the site, or on any other form of communication with users, will be at your own risk. Please refer to our Privacy Policy concerning prohibited content.

The Site and the content are delivered on an “AS-IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. CareerConnector DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

CareerConnector further disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions, or conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site, including, without limitation, any liability for any third party content or other third party information available on or through the site, or any unauthorized use by third parties of your account.

CareerConnector does not warrant that the site or any content, service or feature of the site will be uninterrupted, timely or secure, that there will be no virus, destructive features or that any defects will be corrected, or that your use of the Site will provide specific results. We also reserve the right to change, suspend or interrupt the functionality of the site and the content at any moment without notice.

 

Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, CareerConnector SHALL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR CONTENT OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LIABILITY FOR (I) ANY LOSS OF OR CORRUPTION TO DATA; (II) LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO YOUR EQUIPMENT; (III) ANY RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE; OR (IV) ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

NOTHING IN THESE TERMS OF USE EXCLUDES OR LIMITS OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR FRAUD OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR FOR ANY OTHER LIABILITY WHICH MAY NOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER ANY MANDATORY PROVISION OF APPLICABLE LAW.

 

General Terms

The Terms of Use constitutes the entire agreement between you and us and governs your use of the site. If any provision of the Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Use remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the site or the Terms of Use must be filed within six (6) months after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.