TERMS OF SERVICE
Updated: February 16, 2018
At CovalentCareers, we care about transparency. Therefore, we have provided a short, bulleted summary of some key terms and conditions in the Agreement. Please understand, however, that this summary is provided merely as a convenience. You are expected to read the Agreement in its entirety. To the extent there is any direct or indirect conflict between the summary and the complete terms or conditions recited in the Agreement, the Agreement will prevail. With that in mind, some key terms and conditions in the Agreement are as follows:
The definitions recited above will apply throughout this Agreement. Other defined terms are as follows:
In connecting with using the Website and Services to locate employment opportunity, you acknlowedge and agree that:
The materials appearing on the Website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. CovalentCareers does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. CovalentCareers may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. CovalentCareers does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.
CovalentCareers does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
CovalentCareers has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked website. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by CovalentCareers of the linked website. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.
These Terms are effective upon use of or access to the Website or the Services. We, in our sole discretion, may limit, suspend, or terminate your use of and access to the Website and Services at any time and for any reason, with or without notice. In the event that we suspend or terminate your use of and access to the Website and our Services, the Agreement shall remain in effect.
You may cancel this Agreement at any time. If you wish to terminate this Agreement, you may deactivate your account in your account settings or call us at 858.780.4450 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CovalentCareers may, in our sole discretion, terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with our without cause, effective immediately. All provisions of this Agreement that by their nature should survive termination will survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
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We use email and electronic means to stay in touch with our Users. For contractual purposes, you:
While CovalentCareers is not a Job Seeker or Employer-referral service, we provide a platform for Employers to identify how much an Employer would pay another User for referring a candidate for an employment opportunity. Users are under no obligation to refer candidates to another User. If a User refers a candidate to an Employer who ultimately hires that candidate, the Employer is expected, but under no obligation to pay the stated referral fee directly to the referring User. Users are under no obligation to make any referrals or pay any fees. CovalentCareers does not pay or receive any fees for referrals, but CovalentCareers does provide a paid contingency recruiting service for Employers.
CovalentCareers maintains certain relationships with third-party websites (“Affiliate Websites”). In particular, CovalentCareers offers certain product packages and “Boosts” that syndicate User profiles and job listings to Affiliate Websites. This means that User-Generated Content can and will be seen on Affiliate Websites and you acknowledge and authorize us to forward User-Generated Content to Affiliate Websites for publication.
COVALENTCAREERS PROVIDES THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT AND THE SERVICES “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WE MAKE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES ABOUT THE SERVICES. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, COVALENTCAREERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, SECURITY, ACCURACY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT PERMIT DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTY, SO THIS PROVISION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
CovalentCareers makes no representation or warranty that the information we provide or that is provided through the Services is effective, accurate, reliable or correct; that the Services will meet your requirements; that the Services will be available at any particular time or location, that the Services will function in an uninterrupted manner or be secure; that any defects or errors will be corrected; or that the Services is free of viruses or other harmful components. You assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from your use of information, Content or other material obtained from the Services.
Above all, CovalentCareers does not and cannot guarantee any result from using the Services. We do not and cannot guarantee that Job Seekers will be employed or Employers will employ a Job Seeker as a result of the Services. Moreover, we do not and cannot guarantee the success of any employment relationship that may occur as a result of using the Services.
We are not liable for any damages, losses, costs, or expenses arising out of or in any way related to this Agreement, however remote. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, CovalentCareers will not be liable to you for any loss of profits, use, or data, or for any incidental, indirect, special, consequential or exemplary damages, however arising, that result from:
CovalentCareers will have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond our reasonable control. Some jurisdictions limit or do not permit disclaimers of liability, so this provision may not apply to you.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless CovalentCareers from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website and the Services, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement. If you have a dispute with one or more Users, you release CovalentCareers from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. If you are a California resident, you waive your rights under California Civil Code §1542, which states: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor.”
CovalentCareers reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to amend these Agreement at any time and will update these Agreement in the event of any such amendments. In the event that we choose to exercise our right to modify the Agreement, we will post the amended Agreement on the Website at https://covalentcareers.com/terms-of-use. Your continued use of the Website or the Services following such publication shall constitute your affirmative acknowledgement of and consent to the Agreement as amended. If you choose not to accept the terms of the amended Agreement, you must immediately discontinue any use of our access to the Website and our Services, and you must remove User-Generated Content immediately.
The Agreement, and any issues arising out of or related to the Agreement, the Website, or our Services shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions, which might otherwise cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. You and CovalentCareers agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the State and Federal courts located in the San Diego, California, except as provided below in this Agreement.
The Parties will attempt to resolve any disputes arising out of or in any way related to the Agreement through informal negotiations. In the event that the dispute cannot be settled through direct discussions, the Parties agree to endeavor first to settle the dispute by mediation administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Mediation Procedures before resorting to arbitration. The Parties further agree that any unresolved controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this contract, or breach thereof, shall be settled by binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) shall be final and may be entered in any court having jurisdiction.
All disputes or claims (to the extent permitted by law) must be filed within one year of the first date on which the claim or notice of dispute could be asserted. If you do not file a claim or dispute during this time, it is permanently barred.
If any portion or provision of the Agreement is declared illegal or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining terms and conditions will continue to apply with equal force, and shall be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event that the severance of one or more portions of the Agreement materially modifies the meaning, application, or outcome for any provision not so severed, the Agreement, and any clauses or provisions therein, shall be construed as closely as reasonably possible to the original intent of the Parties, as reflected in this Agreement.
CovalentCareers may assign or delegate the Agreement, in whole or in part, to any Person at any time, with or without your consent. You may not assign or delegate any rights or obligations under the Agreement or Privacy without our prior written consent. Any unauthorized assignment or delegation by you is void.
Notices to you may be made via email (the “Notice”). We may also provide Notice to you of changes to the Agreement or other matters by displaying information on the Website. The Notice shall be deemed to have been given upon the sending of an email or the publication of such information on the Website. You may give Notice to us at any time by email to the following address: email@example.com.
The headings, captions and summaries in this Agreement are for convenience only and in no way define, describe, or limit the scope or content of any provision of this Agreement.
A printed version of these Terms and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
The Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and CovalentCareers, and supersedes all prior communications, agreements and understandings, written or oral, with respect to any subject matter arising out of or related to the Agreement, the Website, or our Services. By creating an account, you acknowledge that you have read and understand these Agreement and will be bound by these Agreement.