Terms & Conditions
Please read these terms carefully because they apply to your use of all of the websites that expatseek.com operates, collectively the websites to which these terms apply, the “Websites”), including the products and services provided through the expatseek.com Websites (collectively, the “Services”).
Unless otherwise agreed in writing with expatseek.com, your use of any expatseek.com Website or Service will always be subject to, at a minimum, the terms and conditions set out in this document. These are referred to as the “Terms.”
In addition, your use of any expatseek.com Website or Service may also be subject to the terms of any legal notice applicable to the Website or Service, in addition to the Terms. All such terms supplementing these Terms are referred to below as the “Additional Terms.” Where Additional Terms apply to a Website or Service, these will be accessible for you to read either within, or through your use of, that Website or Service.
The Terms, together with any Additional Terms, form a binding legal agreement between you and expatseek.com in relation to your use of the expatseek.com Websites and the expatseek.com Services. Collectively, this legal agreement is referred to below as the “Terms.” If there is any contradiction between the Additional Terms and the Terms, then the Additional Terms shall take precedence in relation to the Website or Service to which the Additional Terms apply.
2. Your Agreement to the Terms.
YOUR ACCESS to expatseek.com OR USE OF ANY expatseek.com WEBSITE OR SERVICE IN ANY WAY SIGNIFIES THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS. By accessing or using any expatseek.com Website or Service you also represent that you have the legal authority to accept the Terms on behalf of yourself and any party you represent in connection with your use of any expatseek.com Website or Service. If you do not agree to the Terms, you are not authorized to use any expatseek.com Website or Service.
3. Changes to the Terms.
From time to time, expatseek.com may change, remove, add to (including without limitation by way of Additional Terms) or otherwise modify the Terms, and reserves the right to do so in its discretion. In that case, we will post the updated Terms or Additional Terms, as relevant, to the applicable Website(s) and indicate the date of revision. We encourage you to periodically review the Terms. In addition, if our modifications are material, we will make commercially reasonable efforts to notify you electronically. For example, we may send a message to your email address, if we have one on file, or we may display a notice on the expatseek.com Websites indicating that the Terms have changed. All new and/or amended Terms take effect immediately; provided, however, that if deemed material by expatseek.com it its sole discretion, such new and/or additional material terms will be marked as such and will take effect 30 days after they are posted on the applicable Website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, (i) no modification to the Terms will apply to any dispute between you and expatseek.com that arose prior to the effective date of any modification and (ii) if you do not agree with any modification to the Terms, you may terminate this agreement by ceasing use of the expatseek.com Websites and Services. Your continued use of any expatseek.com Website or Service after new and/or revised Terms are effective indicate that you have read, understood and agreed to those Terms.
4. Provision of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services Generally.
expatseek.com makes the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services available to you on the Terms outlined herein. You may only use the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services in accordance with these Terms and any applicable Additional Terms. In particular, but without limitation, you may not use the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services for any purpose that is unlawful and/or prohibited by these Terms, any applicable Additional Terms, and/or any other conditions or notices that are made available on any expatseek.com Website or Service. The job posting, resume database (“expatseek.com Resume Database”) and other features of the expatseek.com Websites may be used only by individuals seeking employment and/or career information and by employers seeking employees. Your use of the expatseek.com Services is also subject to any other contracts You may have with expatseek.com. In the case of any conflict between these Terms and any contract you have with expatseek.com, the terms of your contract will prevail.
3. Additional Terms Applicable to Employers.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your employer account, Profile and passwords, as applicable. You may not share Your password or other account access information with any other party, temporarily or permanently, and You shall be responsible for all uses of Your expatseek.com Site registrations and passwords, whether or not authorized by You. You agree to immediately notify expatseek.com of any unauthorized use of Your employer account, Profile, or passwords.
Employers are solely and fully responsible for their postings on expatseek.com Websites. expatseek.com is not to be considered to be an employer with respect to Your use of any expatseek.com Website and expatseek.com shall not be responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason, made by any entity posting jobs on any expatseek.com Website.
You understand and acknowledge that if You cancel Your employer account or Your employer account is terminated, all Your account information from expatseek.com, including saved resumes, network contacts, and email mailing lists, will be marked as deleted in and may be deleted from expatseek.com’s databases. Notwithstanding, information may continue to be available for some period of time as a result of expatseek.com web sever deletion delays beyond expatseek.com’s control.
In order to protect our expatseek.com Users from commercial advertising or solicitation, expatseek.com reserves the right to restrict the number of emails which an employer may send to Users to a number which expatseek.com deems appropriate at its sole discretion.
Candidate profiles derived from User Content may also be made available through the Websites. expatseek.com does not make any representations regarding the accuracy or validity of such Content or their appropriateness for evaluation by employers.
A Job posting may not contain:
(a) any hyperlinks, other than those specifically authorized by expatseek.com;
(b) misleading, unreadable, or “hidden” keywords, repeated keywords or keywords that are irrelevant to the job opportunity being presented, as determined at expatseek.com’s reasonable discretion;
(c) the names, logos or trademarks of unaffiliated companies except where expressly agreed upon by expatseek.com;
(d) the names of colleges, cities, states, towns or countries that are unrelated to the posting;
(e) more than one job or job description, more than one location, or more than one job category, unless the product so allows;
(f) inaccurate, false, or misleading information; and
(g) material or links to material that exploits people in a sexual, violent or other manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under the age of 18.
You may not use Your expatseek.com job posting to:
(a) post jobs in a manner that does not comply with applicable local, national and international laws, including but not limited to laws relating to labor and employment, equal employment opportunity and employment eligibility requirements, data privacy, data access and use, and intellectual property;
(b) post jobs that require citizenship of any particular country or lawful permanent residence in a country as a condition of employment, unless otherwise required in order to comply with applicable laws or regulations;
(c) post jobs that include any screening requirement or criterion in connection with a job posting where such a requirement or criterion is not an actual and legal requirement of the posted job;
(d) post jobs or other advertisements for competitors of expatseek.com or post jobs or other Content that contains links to any website in competition with expatseek.com;
(e) sell, promote or advertise any products or services;
(f) post any franchise, pyramid scheme, “club membership”, distributorship, multi-level marketing opportunity, or sales representative agency arrangement;
(g) post any business opportunity that requires an up front or periodic payment or requires recruitment of other members, sub-distributors or sub-agents;
(h) post any business opportunity that pays commission only, unless the posting clearly states that the available job pays commission only and clearly describes the product or service that the job seeker would be selling;
(i) promote any opportunity that does not represent bona fide employment;
(j) post jobs on any expatseek.com Site for modeling, acting, talent or entertainment agencies or talent scouting positions;
(k) advertise sexual services or seek employees for jobs of a sexual nature;
(l) request the use of human body parts or the donation of human parts, including, without limitation, reproductive services such as egg donation and surrogacy;
(m) endorse a particular political party, political agenda, political position or issue;
(n) promote a particular religion;
(o) post jobs located in countries subject to economic sanctions of the UN Security Council; and
(p) except where allowed by applicable law, post jobs which require the applicant to provide information relating to his/her (i) racial or ethnic origin (ii) political beliefs (iii) philosophical or religious beliefs (iv) membership of a trade union (v) physical or mental health (vi) sexual life (vii) the commission of criminal offences or proceedings or (vii) age.
expatseek.com reserves the right to remove any job posting or content from any expatseek.com website, which in the reasonable exercise of expatseek.com’s discretion, does not comply with the above Terms, or if any content is posted that expatseek.com believes is not in the best interest of expatseek.com.
If at any time during Your use of the expatseek.com Services, You made a misrepresentation of fact to expatseek.com or otherwise misled expatseek.com in regards to the nature of Your business activities, expatseek.com will have grounds to terminate Your use of the expatseek.com Services.
Use of the expatseek.com Resume Database by Employers
You shall use the expatseek.com Resume Database as provided in these Terms and in any contract You have with expatseek.com. You shall use the expatseek.com Resume Database in accordance with all applicable privacy and data protection laws, and You agree You shall not further disclose any of the data from expatseek.com Resume Database to any third party, unless You are an authorized recruitment agency, staffing agency, advertising or other agency or using the resume explicitly for employment purposes.
You shall take appropriate physical, technical, and administrative measures to protect the data You have obtained from expatseek.com Resume Database from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. You shall not share Resume Database seat-based license login credentials with any other party, nor share Resume Database pay-per-view license login credentials with any party.
The expatseek.com Resume Database shall not be used:
(a) for any purpose other than as an employer seeking employees, including but not limited to advertising promotions, products, or services to any resume holders;
b) to make unsolicited phone calls or faxes or send unsolicited mail, email, or newsletters to resume holders or to contact any individual unless they have agreed to be contacted (where consent is required or, if express consent is not required, who has not informed you that they do not want to be contacted); or
(c) to source candidates or to contact job seekers or resume holders in regards to career fairs and business opportunities prohibited by Section 3.
In order to ensure a safe and effective experience for all of our customers, expatseek.com reserves the right to limit the amount of data (including resume views) that may be accessed by You in any given time period. These limits may be amended in expatseek.com’s sole discretion from time to time.
4. Additional terms applicable to Job Seekers.
When You register with any expatseek.com Site, You will be asked to create an account and provide expatseek.com with certain information including, without limitation, a valid email address (Your “Information”).
Any Profile You submit must be accurate and describe You, an individual person. The Profile requires standard fields to be completed and you may not include in these fields any telephone numbers, street addresses, email addresses or other means of contacting You, other than Your last name and URLs.
You acknowledge and agree that You are solely responsible for the form, content and accuracy of any resume or material contained therein placed by You on the expatseek.com Websites.
You understand and acknowledge that You have no ownership rights in Your account and that if You cancel Your expatseek.com account or Your expatseek.com account is terminated, all Your account information from expatseek.com, including resumes, Profiles, cover letters, saved jobs, questionnaires will be marked as deleted in and may be deleted from expatseek.com’s databases and will be removed from any public area of the expatseek.com Websites. Information may continue to be available for some period of time because of delays in propagating such deletion through expatseek.com’s web servers. In addition, third parties may retain saved copies of Your Information.
expatseek.com reserves the right to delete Your account and all of Your Information after a significant duration of inactivity.
5. No Legal Advice.
expatseek.com is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice. Using the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services or sending us an email does not create an attorney-client relationship. expatseek.com provides all Websites, Services, information, tools and licenses on an “as-is” basis. expatseek.com makes no warranties regarding any information, tools or licenses provided on or through the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, and disclaims liability for damages resulting from their use.
6. Location of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services.
The Websites and Services are controlled and offered by expatseek.com. expatseek.com makes no representations that the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services are appropriate or available for use in any particular locations. If you are accessing or using any expatseek.com Website or Service from other jurisdictions, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with local laws. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the expatseek.com Websites may contain or provide links to Content (defined in Section 8, below) hosted on websites located outside of your jurisdiction.
7. User Conduct.
Users agree not to use the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services to:
1. Post, use or transmit Content that you do not have the right to post or use, for example, under intellectual property, confidentiality, privacy or other applicable laws;
2. Post, use or transmit unsolicited or unauthorized Content, including advertising or promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of unsolicited or unwelcome solicitation or advertising;
3. Post, use or transmit Content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or otherwise interfere with or disrupt the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services or servers or networks connected to the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, or that disobeys any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services;
4. Post or transmit Content that is harmful, offensive, obscene, abusive, invasive of privacy, defamatory, hateful or otherwise discriminatory, false and misleading, incites an illegal act, or is otherwise in breach of your obligations to any person or contrary to any applicable laws and regulations;
5. Intimidate or harass another;
6. Use or attempt to use another’s account, service, or personal information;
7. Remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security-related features that enforce limitations on the use of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services;
8. Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, through hacking password mining or any other means or interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services or any activities conducted through the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services;
9. Use any means to bypass or ignore any and all measures we use to restrict access or use of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services;
10. Impersonate another person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or
11. Post or transmit any personally identifiable information about persons under 13 years of age.
In addition, you may not (and may not authorize another party to): (i) frame or otherwise co-brand the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services (for example, by displaying a name, logo, trademark or other means of attribution of a third party that is reasonably likely to give the user the impression that that third party has the right to display, publish or distribute the expatseek.com Website or Service); or, (ii) use any expatseek.com Website or Service in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage or impair such said Website or Service, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any expatseek.com Website or Service.
8. Terms Relating to Content on the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services.
1. Responsibility for Content. You understand that all material, data and information, such as data files, written text, computer software, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images (collectively, “Content”) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This includes assertions that persons may make, expressly or impliedly, about the provenance and ownership of Content that they supply, upload, list and/or link to. You acknowledge that expatseek.com does not make any representations or warranties about the Content, including without limitation, about the accuracy, integrity or quality of the Content made available at the instigation of users of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services. You understand that by using the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances is expatseek.com liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to: any infringing Content, any errors or omissions in Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, transmitted to, linked to or otherwise accessible or made available via the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services.
2. Licenses Associated With Content on the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services.
i. expatseek.com Content: All Content (other than computer software) owned by expatseek.com and made available by expatseek.com on the expatseek.com Websites or through the expatseek.com Services is licensed by expatseek.com, unless marked otherwise.
ii. Your Content: You retain the copyright in your Content that you provide on the expatseek.com Websites or in connection with the expatseek.com Services. You hereby agree that all Content you voluntarily provide to expatseek.com on or through any expatseek.com Website or Service indicates your permission for expatseek.com to host said Content on the relevant Website URI to be associated with your Content. If Content you provide is protected by copyright, then if it is not licensed under an expatseek.com license, you must not provide it to expatseek.com. For the avoidance of doubt, you may otherwise license your Content on any terms or no terms at all, but upon uploading or supplying Content protected by copyright to expatseek.com on the expatseek.com Websites or in connection with the expatseek.com Services, you are licensing such Content to expatseek.com.
iii. Third Party Content: Third Party Content and Third Party Websites (as defined in Section 9, below) that expatseek.com links to or embeds in the expatseek.com Websites or that are provided through the expatseek.com Services, including but not limited to blogs and news feeds and job postings and resume content, are subject to the license terms accompanying such Content. For Third Party Content and Third Party Websites that expatseek.com supplies, as a courtesy expatseek.com will take reasonable steps to clearly mark any such Third Party Content or Third Party Websites that are not licensed under an expatseek.com license; provided, however, that expatseek.com cannot and does not make any guarantee or warranty whatsoever about the license terms of Third Party Content or Third Party Websites and provides all such information AS-IS. We encourage you to always verify the license of any such Content before use.
iv. Search Results: expatseek.com provides website search tools as a Service on some of the expatseek.com Websites. Those search tools may return Content that is not expatseek.com licensed. expatseek.com will make reasonable efforts to clearly mark whether such Content is licensed under an expatseek.com license based on any license information our search tools are able to locate and interpret. As stated above, you should independently verify the terms of the license attached to any Content you intend to use.
3. Content You Provide: You may only submit Content to the expatseek.com Websites or in connection with the expatseek.com Services that you have the right to submit. This means that you can only submit Content that you yourself create, that is in the public domain or that you have been expressly granted the right to submit consistent with the Terms. For the avoidance of doubt, Content that infringes the rights of any third party (e.g., Content used without express permission of the copyright owner and not otherwise permitted by law) must not be submitted to expatseek.com. You represent, warrant and agree that no Content of any kind submitted, posted or otherwise shared by you on or through any of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, violates or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights, or contains libelous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material. Further, you represent, warrant and agree not to submit any personally identifiable information, including any Content containing personally identifiable information, about any person who is under 13 years of age. expatseek.com may, but is not obligated to, review your submissions and may delete or remove (without notice) any Content in its sole discretion that expatseek.com determines violates the Terms or that may be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm or threaten the safety of others. expatseek.com does not endorse or support any Content posted by you or any other third party on or through the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services. You alone are responsible for creating backup copies and replacing any Content you post on the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, and you authorize expatseek.com to make copies of your Content as we deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting of your Content on the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services. You may request the removal of your Content from the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services at any time, and expatseek.com will take reasonable steps to promptly remove such Content; provided, however, that expatseek.com can remove any such Content only from its own Websites and cannot remove Content from email archives, wiki history pages and similar community forums where you may post content, or others’ computers, such as Content you may have sent to others in an email posted to an expatseek.com email list. If you choose to remove your Content, the expatseek.com license you granted when submitting such Content (see subparagraph (b)(ii), above) will remain in full force and effect in accordance with its terms.
4. Use of Content on the Website or Services: You may use the Content you find on the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services in accordance with its intended use. For the avoidance of doubt, you must attribute all Content (except public domain Content) in the manner specified by the author or licensor (including attribution to any designated Attribution Party) and in accordance with the terms of such license and you must not remove or alter any copyright, trademark, name or other notice that appears in connection with the Content. You represent and warrant to expatseek.com that you will use any and all Content on our Websites or Services in accordance with its intended use. You should be sure to review the terms of that license before you use the Content to which it applies so that you know what you can and cannot do. By using the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, you agree that you are solely responsible for your use of any and all Content made available thereon. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the provenance, ownership, accuracy, completeness, or reliability of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content made available on the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services without your own independent evaluation of that Content. expatseek.com does not guarantee that Content made available on the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services does not infringe the rights of any third party, or is accurate and/or valid.
9. Third Party Websites and Content; Links.
The expatseek.com Websites or Services may contain links to websites not controlled by expatseek.com (“Third Party Websites”), as well as Content belonging to or originating from persons or organizations other than expatseek.com (“Third Party Content”). You acknowledge that expatseek.com is not responsible or liable for any Third Party Websites or any Third Party Content, information or products made available at any Third Party Website, regardless of whether Third Party Websites link to expatseek.com, or whether any Third Party Website or Third Party Content bears a expatseek.com license. You further acknowledge that expatseek.com (a) is not responsible or liable for any Third Party Websites or any Third Party Content, information or products made available at any Third Party Website; (b) has not reviewed any Third Party Websites or Third Party Content for accuracy, appropriateness, completeness or non infringement; (c) has not sponsored or otherwise endorsed Third Party Websites or Third Party Content; and (d) makes no representations or warranties whatsoever about any Third Party Websites or Third Party Content.
10. Participating in Our Community: Registered Users.
Registering for an account on any of the expatseek.com Websites is void where prohibited. Only persons who are over the age of majority in their jurisdiction (which typically is 18, but may be different in your jurisdiction) and fully competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations and warranties set forth in the Terms and to abide by and comply with the Terms may register for an account and use the related Services; provided, however, that if you are under the age of majority in your jurisdiction but over 13 years of age, you may join with the express permission of your parent/s or legal guardian/s. Any registration by, use of or access to the expatseek.com Services provided to Registered Users (defined below) by anyone (1) under the age of 13 or (2) under the age of majority in their jurisdiction but without parental or guardian permission, is unauthorized, unlicensed and a violation of these Terms. By registering for an account on any of the expatseek.com Websites or using the related Services, you represent and warrant that you (1) are the age of majority in your jurisdiction or, (2) are over the age of 13 and have the express permission of a parent or legal guardian to become a Registered User and use Services made available to Registered Users, and you further agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Terms and any applicable Additional Terms.
Services offered to Registered Users are provided subject to these Terms and any Additional Terms specified on the relevant expatseek.com Website. expatseek.com reserves the right to modify or discontinue the accounts of Registered Users and related Services at any time. expatseek.com disclaims any and all liability to Registered Users and third parties in the event expatseek.com exercises its right to modify or discontinue user accounts or related Services.
Registration & Security. You agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you, if and as may be prompted by the registration process on the any of the expatseek.com Websites, (b) maintain the security of your password(s) and identification, (c) maintain and promptly update your registration information and any other information you provide to expatseek.com, and to keep it accurate and complete to, among other things, allow us to contact you, and (d) be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place using your account. It is your responsibility to ensure that expatseek.com has up-to-date contact information for you. You may not set up an account or membership on behalf of another individual or entity unless you are authorized to do so.
No Membership in expatseek.com. As used in these Terms, “Registered User” means a person who has registered and obtained an account on one of our Websites. Becoming a Registered User or using any of the related Websites or Services does not and shall not be deemed to make you a member, shareholder or affiliate of expatseek.com for any purposes whatsoever, nor shall you have any claimable rights.
Termination; Termination and Inactivation of User Accounts. Your participation as a Registered User and use the related Services terminates automatically upon your breach of any of these Terms or applicable Additional Terms.
In addition, expatseek.com may, at any time: (a) modify, suspend or terminate the operation of or access to your user account for any reason; (b) modify or change such Websites and Services and any applicable Terms and policies governing your user account and related Websites and Services for any reason; and (c) interrupt user accounts and related Websites and Services for any reason, all as expatseek.com deems appropriate at its sole discretion. Your access to your account, and use of the related Websites and Services may be terminated by you or by expatseek.com at any time and for any reason whatsoever, without notice.
In addition, expatseek.com reserves the right to delete and purge any account and all Content associated therewith following any prolonged period of inactivity, all as may be determined by expatseek.com at its sole and complete discretion.
11. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE LAW/S, expatseek.com OFFERS THE expatseek.com WEBSITES AND SERVICES AS-IS AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE WEBSITES OR SERVICES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTIBILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. expatseek.com DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS OR CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE expatseek.com WEBSITES OR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT expatseek.com’s SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. expatseek.com DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION REGARDING USE OR THE RESULT OF USE OF THE CONTENT IN TERMS OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW/S AND THEN ONLY TO THAT EXTENT, IN NO EVENT WILL expatseek.com, ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES OR AGENTS (“expatseek.com PARTIES”) BE LIABLE TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, LOST PROFITS, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, COST OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES SUFFERED OR INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY THAT ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH THE expatseek.com WEBSITES OR SERVICES (OR THE TERMINATION THEREOF FOR ANY REASON), EVEN IF THE expatseek.com PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE expatseek.com PARTIES SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE WHATSOEVER IN ANY MANNER FOR ANY CONTENT POSTED ON THE expatseek.com WEBSITES OR SERVICES (INCLUDING CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT RELATING TO CONTENT POSTED ON THE WEBSITES OR SERVICES), FOR YOUR USE OF THE expatseek.com WEBSITES AND SERVICES, OR FOR THE CONDUCT OF THIRD PARTIES WHETHER ON THE expatseek.com WEBSITES, IN CONNECTION WITH THE expatseek.com SERVICES OR OTHERWISE RELATING TO THE expatseek.com WEBSITES OR SERVICES.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the expatseek.com Parties (defined above) from and against any and all loss, expenses, damages, and costs, including without limitation reasonable attorneys fees, resulting, whether directly or indirectly, from your violation of the Terms. You also agree to indemnify and hold harmless the expatseek.com Parties from and against any and all claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of any of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services and the Content you make available via any of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services by any means, including without limitation through a posting, a link, reference to Content, or otherwise.
The expatseek.com Websites and Services may contain trademarks, service marks, logos and other names that are the property of expatseek.com or such other party as indicated with respect to that name or icon. In the case of expatseek.com’s trademarks, logos and icons, these may only be used in accordance with our trademark policy. The expatseek.com Trademark Policy is incorporated by reference into these Terms.
16. Copyright Complaints.
expatseek.com respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we prohibit users of our Websites and Services from submitting, uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting any materials that violate another person’s intellectual property rights.
Additionally, it is our policy to terminate usage rights and any applicable user accounts of users we determine to be “repeat infringers” of others’ copyrights.
Content hosted on Third Party Websites is the responsibility of those Websites, and not of expatseek.com, regardless of whether the Content bears an expatseek.com license. If you are the copyright owner of Content hosted on a Third Party Website, and you have not authorized the use of your Content, please contact the administrator of the hosting Website directly to have the Content removed.
17. Termination of this Agreement.
These Terms and any Additional Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or expatseek.com as set out below. Your right to access and use the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services terminates automatically upon your breach of any of these Terms or Additional Terms that may apply to any of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services.
expatseek.com may, at any time: (a) modify, suspend or terminate the operation of or access to any of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, or any portion of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, for any reason; (b) modify or change the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, or any portion of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, and any Terms, Additional Terms and other policies governing the use of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, for any reason; (c) interrupt the operation of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, or any portion of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services, for any reason, all as expatseek.com deems appropriate at its sole discretion.
Your access to, and use of, the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services may be terminated by you or by expatseek.com at any time and for any reason. expatseek.com will use reasonable efforts to notify you in advance about any material modification, suspension or termination by expatseek.com that is not caused by your breach of the Terms.
The disclaimer of warranties, the limitation of liability and the jurisdiction and applicable law provisions shall survive any termination. Your warranties and indemnification obligations shall survive any termination for one year.
18. Miscellaneous Terms.
These Terms and any Additional Terms are governed by and construed by the laws of Kazakhstan, exclusive of its choice of law rules. The parties agree that any disputes or proceedings between expatseek.com and you concerning these Terms, any Additional Terms, and/or any of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services shall be brought in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Kazakhstan, and hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such court. Either party’s failure to insist on or enforce strict performance of any of the Terms shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. If any term or part of the Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by any law or regulation or final determination of a competent court or tribunal, that provision will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The parties agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and expatseek.com as a result of these Terms, any Additional Terms, or your use of any of the expatseek.com Websites and/or Services. These Terms and any applicable Additional Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and expatseek.com relating to this subject matter and supersede all prior, contemporaneous and future communications (with the exception of future amendments to the Terms as made available by expatseek.com from time to time) between you and expatseek.com. A printed version of the Terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based on or relating to the Terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generating and maintained in printed form.
1. Definitions and Parties
3. Personal Information
4. Other Information Sources
5. Use of Information
6. Disclosure of Personal Information
7. Information Protection Measures
8. Modification of Personal Information
1. Definitions and Parties
This is a legal document between the administrator of expatseek, and the users of the site herein referred as to ‘users’.
expatseek is committed to protecting the privacy of the site’s users. This commitment is demonstrated in the structure of the database, programming, and the use of encrypted pages for the transfer of sensitive data.
Users are assumed to use this site at their own discretion and responsibility.
In this document users will find about:
• Personal information and collection process
• Use of information
• Disclosure of personal information
• Personal information protection measures
• Users’ ability to modify their personal information
Should you have any question, feel free to contact us.
3. Personal Information
This site’s content is visible to everybody. However, in order to use certain features, users have to register providing the following personal information:
• Email address
In order to build resumes to apply to jobs, users have to provide the following personal information:
• Birth date
• Country and state of residence
• Closest train station
• Phone number
• Visa status
Other non-personal information is required to build a resume such as:
• Language skills
• Education level
• Career level
When posting their resumes, users can control the level of visibility by choosing to:
1. a. keep their resume private. Employers will never be able to look at these resumes unless submitted directly by the users.
2. b. make their resumes open to resume search. Employers will be able to look at such resumes and send invitations. However, users’ personal information and last employer information will not be disclosed.
The level of visibility of a resume can be changed at any time by the user.
4. Other Information Sources
In order to enhance the quality of the site and to facilitate the users’ navigation, Expatseek collects other information from users’ traffic through the following methods:
• Log files
• Web beacons
5. Use of Information
In accordance with the selected level of visibility chosen by each user as explained in section 2, Expatseek will use the information for the following purposes only:
• For statistical research
• To ask users to update their information
• To identify users using the site’s features including resume posting and job application
• To contact users by email about the site’s updates
• To contact users by email about available positions
• To enable employers to use the resume search
6. Disclosure of Personal Information
Users’ personal information is never disclosed to third parties except in the following cases:
• If ordered by governmental authorities
• If it is required by law
7. Information Protection Measures
Expatseek’ s internal privacy and security policies are reviewed on a regular basis. Expatseek staff receive training on information protection measures.
Furthermore, in order to protect the information from unauthorized use, system crash or viruses, Expatseek has implemented the following measures:
• Data is stored in a data center requiring a biometric authentication and ID cards
• Access is restricted to authorized personnel
• Linux environment
• SSL Certificate
Internally, only authorized personal are allowed to consult personal information for specific purposes.
8. Modification of Personal Information
Users can modify or delete their personal information anytime.
Should you need assistance to do so, please contact Expatseek through the website.