Please read this web page carefully. It contains the Terms and Conditions governing your access to and use of the Cooljobz.com Web Site. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions or you do not meet or comply with their provisions, you may not use the Site. If you are an employer using the Site, you may have entered into a Service Agreement with Cooljobz.com, in which case these Terms and Conditions, including the Exhibits attached hereto, are part of and incorporated into that Service Agreement. These Terms and Conditions are effective as of November 1, 2009.
- Binding Agreement.
These Terms and Conditions, together with all Exhibits to these Terms and Conditions (as they may be amended from time to time by Cooljobz.com) form a binding agreement (the "Agreement") between you and Cooljobz.com. Your access to or use of the Site indicates your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. You are agreeing to use the Site at your own risk.
- Certain Definitions.
The following definitions apply to this Agreement:
"Cooljobz.com Web Site" or the "Site": includes www.Cooljobz.com in its entirety and its related sites owned or operated by Cooljobz.com and its associated companies, and includes their Content, Text, Graphics, Design, Programming and Services as applicable in the context.
Content: includes all Text, Graphics, Design and Programming used on the Site.
Text: includes all text on every page of the Site, whether editorial, navigational, or instructional.
Graphics: includes all logos, buttons, and other graphical elements on the Site, with the exception of paid advertising banners.
Design: includes the color combinations and the page layout of the Site.
Document: refers to any posting to the Site, whether job or resume.
Services: means any services provided on the Site by Cooljobz.com or its agents.
User: refers to any individual or entity who uses any aspect of the Site.
Job Seeker: means a User who is accessing the Site to search for a job or in any other capacity except as an Employer.
Employer: means a person or entity that is accessing the Site to post a job or for any reason related to the purpose of seeking candidates for employment.
"You" and "you":means the person who (or the entity on behalf of whom you are acting) that is agreeing to these Terms and Conditions
- Acceptable Use of the Site.
4.1 General Use Rules.
The Site is intended for individuals seeking employment and for employers or recruiters seeking candidates for employment. You may use this Site only for lawful purposes within the stated context of Cooljobz.com's intended and acceptable use of the Site. Cooljobz.com is the sole interpreter of the Site's intended and acceptable use.
4.2 License to Use by Users who are Job Seekers.
Cooljobz.com hereby grants you a limited, terminable, non-exclusive right to access and use the Site only for your personal use seeking employment opportunities for yourself. This authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the material on the Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use. You agree that you are solely responsible for the content of any Document you post to the Site and any consequences arising from such posting. Your use of the Site is a privilege. Cooljobz.com and its associated companies reserve the right to suspend or terminate that privilege for any reason at any time, in its sole discretion.
4.3 License to Use by Users who are employers. Cooljobz.com hereby grants you a limited, terminable, non-exclusive right to access and use the Site only for your internal business use seeking candidates for employment. This authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the material on the Site solely for your personal use directly related to using the Site for the purpose of searching and recruiting job prospects. You may not sell, transfer or assign any products or services or your rights to any products or services (including access to the Resume Database) provided by Cooljobz.com and its associated companies to any third party without the express written authorization of Cooljobz.com. You agree that you are solely responsible for the content of any Document you post to the Site and any consequences arising from such posting. Cooljobz.com and its associated companies reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access and use at any time if Cooljobz.com determines that you are in breach of any of these Terms and Conditions.
4.4 Other Specific Rules.
You represent, warrant and agree that you will not use (or plan, encourage or help others to use) the Site for any purpose or in any manner that is prohibited by these Terms and Conditions or by applicable law. It is your responsibility to ensure that your use of the Site complies with these Terms and Conditions and all applicable laws.
- Intellectual Property Rights.
The Site and all right, title and interest in and to the Site is the sole property of Cooljobz.com or its licensors, and is protected by Hong Kong copyright and international treaties. Except for the limited licenses expressly granted to you in these Terms and Conditions, Cooljobz.com reserves for itself and its licensors all other right, title and interest. Without limitation on the foregoing, you may not reproduce, modify, display, sell, or distribute the Content, or use it in any other way for public or commercial purpose. This includes copying or adapting the HTML code used to generate Web pages on the Site. "Cooljobz.com," the Cooljobz.com design logo and certain other names or logos are service marks or trademarks of Cooljobz.com, and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the service marks or trademarks of Cooljobz.com. In addition, the "look" and "feel" of the Site (including color combinations, button shapes, layout, design and all other graphical elements) are also protected by Cooljobz.com's trademarks, service marks and copyrights. All other product and service marks contained on the Site are the trademarks of their respective owners.
- Disclaimers and Limitations on Cooljobz.com's Liability.
6.1 Allocation of Responsibility
Cooljobz.com assumes no responsibility for Documents posted by Users and no responsibility for the activities, omissions or other conduct of Users. Cooljobz.com acts as a portal for the online distribution and publication of User submitted information and has no obligation to screen communications or information in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring Documents posted by Users. If notified by a User of a Document which allegedly does not conform to this agreement, Cooljobz.com may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of such Document. Cooljobz.com has no liability or responsibility to Users for performance or nonperformance of such activities. Cooljobz.com may take any action with respect to User submitted information that it deems necessary or appropriate, in its sole discretion.
6.2 No endorsements by Cooljobz.com.
Nothing on the Site shall be considered an endorsement, representation or warranty with respect to any User or third party, whether in regard to its web site, products, services, hiring, experience, employment or recruiting practices, or otherwise.
6.3 No Guaranty of Results.
Cooljobz.com makes no representations or guarantees regarding the effectiveness or timeliness of the Site in meeting the employment objectives of Users. Cooljobz.com does not guarantee that Documents posted by Users will result in candidates being hired or positions being filled, and is not responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason made, made by any User.
6.4 WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS
(a) THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN 'AS IS' BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. Cooljobz.com, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIESâ€™ RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Cooljobz.com MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE SITE.
(b) Without limitation on the foregoing:
(i) Cooljobz.com DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE AND ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF THE SITE RESULTS DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, Cooljobz.com IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.
(ii) Cooljobz.com makes no representations or guarantees regarding the truthfulness, accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of any Documents posted by Users, or of any other form of communication engaged in by Users. Documents may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. You agree that any reliance on Documents posted by Users, or on any other form of communication with Users, will be at your own risk.
(iii) Cooljobz.com makes no representations or guarantees regarding the Content of the Site, including, but not limited to, broken links, inaccuracies or typographical errors.
6.5 DAMAGE LIMITATIONS, ALLOCATIONS OF LIABILITY AND EQUITABLE RELIEF.
(a) YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE INTERNET GENERALLY, AND THE DOCUMENTS YOU POST OR ACCESS AND FOR YOUR CONDUCT ON AND OFF THE SITE.
(b) IN NO EVENT SHALL Cooljobz.com (OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR ADVERTISERS), BE LIABLE FOR ANY NON-DIRECT DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA, LOST EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM OR ARISING UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR ACCESS TO, OR THE INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS, THE SITE AND/OR ANY DOCUMENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT Cooljobz.com IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
(c) BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OR LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY ARE HELD INAPPLICABLE OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN Cooljobz.com'S MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY NON-DIRECT TYPE OF DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO HK$500.00 IN THE AGGREGATE.
(d) IN NO EVENT SHALL Cooljobz.com (OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR ADVERTISERS), BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES IN EXCESS IN THE AGGREGATE OF HK$500.00 (OR, IF YOU ARE AN EMPLOYER WITH A SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH Cooljobz.com, THE AMOUNTS ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU TO Cooljobz.com UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IF GREATER THAN HK$500.00).
(e) Due to the nature of this Agreement, in addition to money damages, you agree that Cooljobz.com will be entitled to equitable relief upon a breach of this agreement by you.
- Payment of Services upon Termination of Service Agreement.
If at any time during the course of this Agreement you should terminate a Service Agreement in which these Terms and Conditions have been incorporated by reference, not to include your termination in the case of breach of this Agreement or the Service Agreement by Cooljobz.com, Cooljobz.com shall reserve the right to receive all payments from you for the Services used by you up to termination and for fifty percent (50%) of the remaining unused portion of the Service Agreement.
- Links to Other Sites.
Cooljobz.com contains links to third party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Cooljobz.com of the contents on such third-party web sites. Cooljobz.com is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party web sites. If you decide to access linked third-party web sites, you do so at your own risk.
- Amendments to this Agreement and Changes to Site.
Cooljobz.com may revise this Agreement at any time by updating this page. Changes will be binding on you on the date they are posted on the Site (or as otherwise stated in the any notice of such changes). Any use of the Site will be considered acceptance by you of the then-current Terms and Conditions (including any Exhibits thereto). If at any time you find the Terms and Conditions unacceptable, you may not use the Site any longer. Any new or different terms supplied by you are specifically rejected by Cooljobz.com unless Cooljobz.com agrees to them in a signed writing specifically including those new or different terms. Cooljobz.com may change the Site at any time.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Cooljobz.com (and its officers, directors, employees and agents) from and against any third-party claims, actions or demands (including, without limitation, costs, damages and reasonable legal and accounting fees) alleging or resulting from or in connection with your use of the Site, any Document posted by you, or your breach of this Agreement. Cooljobz.com shall use reasonable efforts to provide you prompt notice of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and may assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.
- User Information.
Cooljobz.com and its associated companies may collect certain personal information from Users and may contact Users periodically. In addition, Cooljobz.com and its associated companies reserve the right to comply, in its sole discretion, with legal requirements, requests from law enforcement agencies or requests from government entities, even to the extent that such compliance may require disclosure of certain information collected from Users.
For Job Seeker
(i) You agree that you may only use the Site for lawful purposes and seeking employment.
(ii) You agree to keep your login name and password with care and not to disclose them to any other person. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality, safekeeping and security of such login name and password and will notify Cooljobz.com immediately of any unauthorized use of the same.
(iii) You confirm and acknowledge that you disclose your personal data and all other information to the Advertisers and/or Cooljobz.com and its associated companies of your own volition when you apply for available job vacancies posted on or through the Site, and/or when you use the Site for purposes of submitting, uploading or posting your resume on the Site. By submitting, uploading or posting your resume on the Site, you authorize Cooljobz.com and its associated companies to store your resume and information or data related thereto in the database of Cooljobz.com and its associated companies (“Database”) . You may send your resume and the related information or data directly to any Advertiser who advertises on or through the Site. Alternatively, you may send your resume and the related information or data to Cooljobz.com through the Site in reply to any job advertisement. In such event, your resume and the related information or data will remain active on the Site and be stored in the Database at your own risk unless and until you choose to delete them. You acknowledge and agree that your resume and the related information or data may be accessed by the Advertisers who have subscribed to the services of Cooljobz.com and its associated companies for the sole purpose of recruiting and assessing the suitability of Job Seekers. Cooljobz.com also reserves the right to reject, disapprove or edit any part of the your resume and the related information or data as it sees appropriate and to erase any personal data which Cooljobz.com reasonably believes that such data are inaccurate, false, illegal, unlawful, infringe copyright / trademark / trade name / trade secret or infringe any other intellectual property rights or invade the privacy of the other having regard to the purpose (including any directly related purpose) for which the data are or are to be used.
(iv) You acknowledge and agree to Cooljobz.com and its associated companies practice of charging Advertiser a fee for access to the Site, the Database and/or your resumes, details and the related information or data for the sole purpose of recruiting and assessing the suitability of Job Seekers and subject to the terms herein. You also recognize that you will have no claims to any such fee received by Cooljobz.com and its associated companies.
(v) Cooljobz.com will not release your personal data to any Advertiser without your permission unless required by any authorized institution or obliged under the prevailing laws and regulations. You acknowledge and agree that Cooljobz.com and its associated companies will, if you authorize, release your resume (without your personal and contact information and name of your current employer) to Advertiser through the use of Cooljobz.com and its associated companies’ search engine or any other means for the sole purpose of enabling Advertiser to recruit and assess the suitability of Job Seekers in relation to any job vacancy. You agree that Cooljobz.com and its associated companies may use your personal data (without your name, address and other personal identifiable information) for marketing purposes which may be directed to either potential Advertisers, their respective agents or anyone under their employ.
(vi) You accept that all personal data, information or materials given to Advertiser or other users, or submitted on or through the Site, are given entirely at your own risk.
- Questions and Notices.
Questions concerning the use of the Site should be directed to Contact Us. Notices shall be sent, for Cooljobz.com, to the address listed on the Site, and, for you, to the address submitted by you or such other address as Cooljobz.com reasonably determines is an appropriate address for you.
Cooljobz.com contact information is listed on the Site. The Cooljobz.com makes no claims that the Content is appropriate or may be downloaded outside of Hong Kong. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries, and such persons have no right to access or use the Site. If you access Cooljobz.com from outside of Hong Kong, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. This Agreement and your Service Agreement, if you have one, are governed by the internal substantive laws of Hong Kong, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under this Agreement or your Service Agreement shall lie exclusively with Hong Kong courts. The sole relationship between You and Cooljobz.com is that of independent contractors. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of all or part of a provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining parts and provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. All provisions of this Agreement shall survive termination except those granting access or use to the Site, and you shall cease all your use and access thereof immediately. You may not assign or transfer your obligations under this Agreement. No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Except as expressly provided by Cooljobz.com in a particular "Legal Notice," or material on particular Web pages of the Site, this Agreement and your Service Agreement where applicable, constitute the entire agreement between you and Cooljobz.com.
Exhibit A -House Rules regarding Posting, Conduct and Security
Cooljobz.com is the sole interpreter of these rules. Users who violate these rules may have their access and use of the Site suspended or terminated, at Cooljobz.com's discretion. Cooljobz.com reserves the right to change these rules in accordance with the amendment policy in the Terms and Conditions to which this Exhibit A is attached.
A1. Posting Rules:
(a) Your Document may not contain:
(i) URLs or links to Web sites (to advertise your company or Web site, see our Advertising Info page.);
(ii) copyrighted material (unless you own the copyright or have the owner's permission to post the copyrighted material);
(iii) trade secrets (unless you own them or have the owner's permission to post them);
(iv) material that infringes on or misappropriates any other intellectual property rights, or violates the privacy or publicity rights of others;
(v) keywords or white text keywords (including any words embedded in the Document and hidden from the User);
(vi) anything that is discriminatory, sexually explicit, obscene, libelous, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, or hateful; or
(vii) anything that is embarrassing or offensive to another person or entity.
(b) You may not use your Document(s) to:
(i) impersonate another person, living or dead;
(ii) post false, inaccurate or misleading information;
(iii) post advertisements or solicitations of business (including, but not limited to, Email Processors, Project 21, franchises, "club memberships," distributorships, or anything requiring a monetary investment by the User, including a request for payment to obtain job listings);
(iv) post chain letters or pyramid schemes; or
(v) post opinions or notices, commercial or otherwise.
(c) Your Document(s) must contain sufficient detail to convey clearly to the User the nature and requirements of the job opportunity, or your qualifications as a candidate for employment. Documents that encourage the User to "email for more details" are not permitted. Documents from any third party charging a fee or restricting complete access to all resume information are prohibited.
(d) Resume postings must contain the accurate resume of a living individual seeking employment on a full-time, part-time, or contractual basis on his or her own behalf.
(e) Cooljobz.com is under no obligation to monitor the Documents posted on the Site, but it may monitor Documents at random. Documents found to violate the above Posting Rules may be removed at Cooljobz.com's discretion.
A2. Conduct Rules:
(a) You may not respond to postings by other Users in any manner or for any purpose other than that which is expected (i.e., to apply for the job or to initiate further discussion with the candidate). Communications soliciting the employer's business by our competitors are prohibited.
(b) You may not send unsolicited commercial email to Users.
(c) Protect your password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information and password. You are responsible for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by you. If others use your password to post inappropriate material on the Site, you risk losing your access to the Site. You agree to notify Cooljobz.com immediately of any unauthorized use of your registration and password.
(d) Report inappropriate postings or conduct to Contact Us.
(e) You may not delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity.
(f) If at any time during the term of this agreement Cooljobz.com comes to the understanding that you: (i) misled Cooljobz.com of your business practices and/or services, or (ii) purchased services that do not represent your precise business, Cooljobz.com reserves the right to terminate this agreement.
(g) Cooljobz.com is under no obligation to monitor the conduct of its Users, but it may investigate and respond when violations are reported.
A3. Security Rules:
(a) Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation:
(i) accessing data not intended for such User or logging into a server or account which the User is not authorized to access;
(ii) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
(iii) attempting to interfere with service to any User, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, "flooding", "mailbombing" or "crashing";
(iv) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services;
(v) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability.
(b) Violation of these Security Rules may result in civil or criminal liability. Cooljobz.com will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting Users who are involved in such violations.