Terms of Use

Hireology, Inc. (“Hireology”) provides this website (the “Site”) and the resources, services, information, communications and publications available through the Site, including: (i) software as a service offerings (the “Hireology Software Service”) and other services offered through the Site (together with the Hireology Software Service, the “Services”) and (ii) web pages, data, messages, text, images, photographs, graphics, audio and video materials, articles, press releases, white papers and product data sheets (“Materials”). The Hireology Software Service, Services, Materials, and other information, material, content and services are collectively referred to as “Content.”

The following are terms of a legal agreement between you (“you” or “your”) and Hireology and its affiliated companies (“We” or “Hireology”). By accessing or using the Site or the Content, you agree to follow and be bound by the following terms and conditions concerning your access to and use of the Site and the Content (“Terms of Use”) and our Privacy Policy.

We urge you to read these Terms of Use carefully and to check back periodically as these Terms of Use may change from time to time and Hireology may revise the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you. The revised Terms of Use and Privacy Policy will be effective when posted.

Terms Applicable To Specific Content And Areas Of The Site

Access to and use of the Services are subject to terms and conditions set forth in a separate agreement (“Services Agreement”) between Hireology and the company or other entity purchasing such Services (a “Subscriber”) in addition to these Terms of Use. A Subscriber may authorize certain of its employees and other personnel (“Authorized Users”) to use the Services covered by the Services Agreement (“Subscribed Services”) solely to the extent set forth in the applicable Services Agreement. In addition to each Authorized User’s personal obligation to comply with these Terms of Use, the Subscriber is responsible under the Services Agreement for strict compliance by all of its Authorized Users.

If there is a conflict or inconsistency between these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy and a Services Agreement, the Services Agreement will have precedence with respect to your access and use of that area of the Site or applicable Content.

Access to this Site
 
To access the Site or Content, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the Site and Content that all the information you provide to Hireology will be correct, current, and complete. If Hireology believes the information you provide is not correct, current, or complete, Hireology has the right to refuse you access to this Site or any Content, and to terminate or suspend your access at any time.

Proprietary Information

The Site and the Content are the proprietary information of Hireology and its licensors, and Hireology and its licensors retain all right, title, and interest in the Site and the Content. Accordingly, the Site and the Content may not be copied, distributed, republished, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in any way without the prior written consent of Hireology or otherwise as expressly permitted pursuant to these Terms of Use or any applicable Services Agreement. In doing so, you may not remove or alter, or cause to be removed or altered, any copyright, trademark, trade name, service mark, or any other proprietary notice or legend appearing on the Site or any Content.

You may download Materials purposely made available for download, and store and display them on your computer, and you may view, listen to, play and print Materials that Hireology publishes or broadcasts on the Site, all subject to terms of any applicable Services Agreement and the following: (a) the Materials may be used solely for your personal, informational, noncommercial purposes; (b) the Materials may not be modified or altered in any way; (c) the Materials may not be redistributed or reproduced in any form or by any means; and (d) you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices in the materials.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use or any applicable Services Agreement, no part of the Site and no Content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, performed, displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, modified, reused or distributed in any way without Hireology’s express prior written consent. Modification or use of the Site or the Content except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use or any applicable Services Agreement violates Hireology’s intellectual property and other proprietary rights. Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you by access to this Site. All rights, title and interest not expressly granted with respect to the Site and the Content are reserved.

Hireology neither warrants nor represents that your use of Content or other materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Hireology. Images of people or places displayed on the website are either the property of, or used with permission by, Hireology. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms of Use or the applicable Services Agreement. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site or within the Content are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Hireology and other third parties that have authorized the use of such Trademarks on the Site or within the Content. Nothing contained on the Site or within the Content should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any such Trademark without the written permission of Hireology. Your use of the Trademarks displayed on the Site or within the Content, except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that Hireology will aggressively enforce its intellectual property or other proprietary rights to the fullest extent of the law.

Third Party Sites

The Site and the Content may contain links to other sites that are not maintained by, or related to, Hireology. Links to such sites are provided as a service to you and are not sponsored by or affiliated with the Site, Content or Hireology. Hireology has not reviewed any or all of such sites and is not responsible for the content of those sites. Links are to be accessed at your own risk, and Hireology makes no representations or warranties about the content, completeness, or accuracy of these links or the sites linked to the Site or any Content. Further, the inclusion of any link to a third-party site does not necessarily imply endorsement by Hireology of that site.

Submissions

You hereby grant to Hireology the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display all content, remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated to Hireology through this Site or any Content (together, the “Submission”), and to incorporate any Submission in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. Hireology will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and may use any Submission in its business (including without limitation, for services, products or advertising) without incurring any liability for royalties or any other consideration of any kind, and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Hireology operations.

User Information

In providing the Content, subject to the terms of any applicable Services Agreement, Hireology shall conform to its Privacy Policy posted on Hireology’s websites, as such Privacy Policy may be amended by Hireology from time to time, with respect to data and information that you transmit or submit to Hireology (“User Information”).

Subject to the Privacy Policy and any applicable Services Agreement, you hereby expressly consents to collection, use, reproduction, hosting, transmission and disclosure of any User Information by Hireology and its affiliates, and their employees and contractors, as Hireology deems reasonably necessary or expedient for the purpose of providing the Content.

Subject to the Privacy Policy and any applicable Services Agreement, you hereby consent to receive email from Hireology. you acknowledge that notices posted on the Hireology websites or sent to you by email satisfy any legal requirement that notices be in writing.

Restrictions on Use

You may use this Site solely for purposes expressly permitted by this Site (including these Terms of Use and any applicable Services Agreement). You may not use this Site or any Content for any other purpose, including any commercial purpose, without Hireology’s express prior written consent. For example, you may not (and may not authorize any other party to) (i) co-brand this Site or any Content, or (ii) frame this Site or any Content, or (iii) link to this Site or any Content, without the express prior written permission of an authorized representative of Hireology. For purposes of these Terms of Use, “co-branding” means to display a name, logo, trademark, or other means of attribution or identification of any party in such a manner as is reasonably likely to give a user the impression that such other party has the right to display, publish, or distribute this Site or content accessible within this Site. You agree to cooperate with Hireology in causing any unauthorized co-branding, framing or linking immediately to cease.

You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site or Content, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or Content or to any Hireology server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.

You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, or breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site.

You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site, or any other customer of Hireology, including any Hireology account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by 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 any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person’s use of the Site.

You may not use the Site or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use or any applicable Services Agreement.

Information you Provide

You may not post, send, submit, publish, or transmit in connection with the Site or any Content any material that:

  • you do not have the right to transmit, including proprietary material of any third party;
  • advocates illegal activity or discusses an intent to commit an illegal act;

  • is vulgar, obscene, pornographic, or indecent;

  • does not pertain directly to this Site or Services;

  • threatens or abuses others, libels, defames, invades privacy, stalks, is obscene, pornographic, racist, abusive, harassing, threatening, or offensive;

  • seeks to exploit or harm children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details, or otherwise;

  • infringes any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person, including violating anyone's copyrights or trademarks or their rights of publicity;

  • violates any law or may be considered to violate any law;

  • impersonates or misrepresents your connection to any other entity or person or otherwise manipulates headers or identifiers to disguise the origin of the content;

  • advertises any commercial endeavor or otherwise engages in any commercial activity except as may be specifically authorized on this Site or by any applicable Services Agreement;

  • solicits funds, advertisers, or sponsors;

  • includes programs that contain viruses, worms, and/or Trojan horses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications;

  • disrupts the normal flow of dialogue, causes a screen to scroll faster than other users are able to type or otherwise act in a way which affects the ability of other people to engage in real-time activities via this Site;

  • disobeys any policy or regulations established from time to time regarding use of this Site or any Services or any networks connected to this Site; or

  • contains links to other sites that contain content that falls within the descriptions set forth above.

Hireology reserves the right to monitor use of the Site and Content to determine compliance with these Terms of Use and any applicable Services Agreement, as well the right to remove or refuse any information for any reason. Notwithstanding these rights, you remain solely responsible for the content of your submissions. You acknowledge and agree that neither Hireology nor any third party that provides Content to Hireology will assume or have any liability for any action or inaction by Hireology or such third party with respect to any submission.

Security

Any passwords used for the Site are for individual use only. you will be responsible for the security of your password (if any). Hireology will be entitled to monitor your password and, at its discretion, require you to change it. If you use a password that Hireology considers insecure, Hireology will be entitled to require the password to be changed or terminate your account.

You are prohibited from using any services or facilities provided in connection with the Site to compromise security or tamper with system resources or accounts. The use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security (e.g., password guessing programs, cracking tools, or network probing tools) is strictly prohibited. If you become involved in any violation of system security, Hireology reserves the right to release your details to system administrators at other sites in order to assist them in resolving security incidents. Hireology reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of these Terms of Use and any applicable Services Agreement.

Hireology reserves the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Hireology to disclose the identity of anyone posting any messages, or publishing or otherwise making available any materials that are believed to violate these Terms of Use. BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS HIREOLOGY FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY HIREOLOGY DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS OR FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER HIREOLOGY OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.

Disclaimer

You understand that Hireology cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the Internet will be free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other code that may manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site and Content for the reconstruction of any lost data. Hireology does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of the Internet.

The Content is not necessarily complete and up-to-date and should not be used to replace any written reports, statements, or notices provided by Hireology. You should use the Content in the same manner as any other educational medium and should not rely on the Content to the exclusion of your own professional judgment. Information obtained by using the Site or Content is not exhaustive and does not cover all issues, topics, or facts that may be relevant to your goals.

YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. HIREOLOGY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. HIREOLOGY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS OR CONTENT CONTAINED IN THE SITE OR ANY OTHER CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. HIREOLOGY DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION REGARDING USE, OR THE RESULT OF USE, OF THE CONTENT IN TERMS OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. THE CONTENT MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, AND HIREOLOGY MAY MAKE CHANGES OR IMPROVEMENTS AT ANY TIME. YOU, AND NOT HIREOLOGY, ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION IN THE EVENT OF ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT. HIREOLOGY MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN SUCH CONTENT.

All of the information in the Site, whether historical in nature or forward-looking, speaks only as of the date the information is posted on the Site, and Hireology does not undertake any obligation to update such information after it is posted or to remove such information from the Site if it is not, or is no longer, accurate or complete.

Limitation on Liability

HIREOLOGY, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF HIREOLOGY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE COLLECTIVE LIABILITY OF HIREOLOGY AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS TO ANY PARTY (REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED $100.

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE DISCLAIMER, EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN LIABILITIES. ONLY TO THE EXTENT THAT THEY ARE HELD TO BE LEGALLY INVALID, THE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS OF USE DO NOT APPLY, AND ALL OTHER TERMS SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

Indemnity

You will indemnify and hold Hireology, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, content providers, service providers, employees, agents, officers, directors, and contractors (the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any breach of these Terms of Use by you, including any use of Content other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use. You agree that the Indemnified Parties will have no liability in connection with any such breach or unauthorized use, and you agree to indemnify any and all resulting loss, damages, judgments, awards, costs, expenses, and attorneys” fees of the Indemnified Parties in connection therewith. You will also indemnify and hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from and against any claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of the Site, Content or any other information accessed from this Site.

Export Restrictions/Legal Compliance

You may not access, download, use or export the Site or the Content in violation of U.S. export laws or regulations, or in violation of any other applicable laws or regulations. You agree to comply with all export laws, restrictions and regulations of any United States or applicable agency or authority, and to not directly or indirectly provide or otherwise make available any services and products of Hireology in violation of any such restrictions, laws or regulations. Neither the services or products of Hireology nor the underlying information or technology may be downloaded or otherwise provided or made available, either directly or indirectly, into any country subject to U.S. trade sanctions, to individuals or entities controlled by such countries, or to nationals or residents of such countries other than nationals who are lawfully admitted permanent residents of countries not subject to such sanctions. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you confirm that you and any employees and agents who may access the Site or the Content are not listed on any governmental export exclusion lists and will not export or re-export the Content to any country embargoed by the U.S. or to any specially denied national (SDN) or denied entity identified by the U.S.

Governing Law & Disputes

These Terms of Use will be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of State of Illinois, USA, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. Neither the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods nor any implementation of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act in any jurisdiction shall apply to these Terms of Use. Except that Hireology may seek equitable or similar relief from any court of competent jurisdiction, any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in relation to these Terms of Use that cannot be settled amicably by agreement of the parties hereto shall be finally settled by binding arbitration before ADR Systems of America in Chicago, Illinois and in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of ADR Systems of America, and judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court or tribunal having jurisdiction thereof. Either party may commence the arbitration process called for in these Terms of Use by filing a written demand for arbitration with ADR Systems of America. The arbitration will be conducted in accordance with the ADR Systems of America Arbitration Rules and Procedures in effect at the time of filing of the demand for arbitration. The parties will select one arbitrator from ADR Systems of America’s panel of neutrals.

No Class Actions

You may only resolve disputes with us on an individual basis, and may not bring a claim as a plaintiff or a class member in a class, consolidated, or representative action. Class arbitrations, class actions, private attorney general actions, and consolidation with other arbitrations are not allowed.

MIscellaneous

If any part of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement among the parties relating to this subject matter. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any applicable Services Agreement will govern the Content to which it pertains and will have precedence over these Terms of Use with respect to such Content. Hireology may revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting.

Last updated: JUNE 9, 2014.