Internet Services Subscriber Terms & Conditions,
“ Agreement” means the terms and conditions and other statements set forth in this document, whether located on the same or different web pages.
“ Strategic Careers” means Strategic Careers.com Corp. and includes its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns.
“ Strategic Careers Website” means the website located at http://www.strategiccareers.com/ or any other domain name or other address at which this website may be accessed.
“ Subscriber” or “user” or “you” or "your" refers to any and all individuals, companies, organizations, and other entities who access or use this website in any way imaginable, whether through existing technology or through technology not heretofore manufactured or discovered, or who request, subscribe to, access, or otherwise use the services and products offered by Strategic Careers®, including, without limitation, job search, employment, recruiting and/or employment services.
3. Security & Privacy
Computer security and privacy are complex issues. It is important to understand these points:
You should guard your password. Your password is the ultimate key to all of the information in your account, including your email, resume, files, and any other information you have provided to us.
Any communication you make to Strategic Careers® over the Internet, whether sent via e-mail or via a form on the Strategic Careers® Website, should be regarded as an insecure communication, unless we explicitly state on an appropriate web page that you can expect the communication to be secure or encrypted.
4. Refusal & Termination
Strategic Careers® reserves the right to terminate or refuse service to anyone, at any time, for any reason, without prior notice, including, without limitation, for violating any provision of this Agreement.
Strategic Careers® grants, subject to the terms of this Agreement, a limited, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to use the software and documentation necessary to access, explore and otherwise use the Strategic Careers® Website in real time and to use the materials in the Strategic Careers® Website in a manner consistent with Paragraph 7 (Intellectual Property Rights) below.
Strategic Careers® respects the intellectual property rights of others. Unauthorized duplication of any content downloaded from the Strategic Careers® Website, although convenient, is a violation of copyright law and international treaties.
Strategic Careers® owns the copyright in the content of this site, including, without limitation, all text, graphics, logos, buttons, icons, images, software, HTML, object code, source code, and other code, video material, audio material, multimedia material, artwork, photographs, and other content (“Strategic Careers Copyright Material”). The Strategic Careers® Copyright Material is protected by state, U.S. federal, and international copyright laws. You may display and download portions of the Strategic Careers® Website solely for your own personal, non-commercial use. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the Strategic Careers® Website. All other uses, including, without limitation, the reproduction, copying, modification, distribution, sale, lease, transmission, republication, performance, or display, or any commercial use of the content on this site are strictly prohibited by law.
STRATEGIC CAREERS and the Strategic Careers® design, images, and graphics are trademarks, trade names, or service marks of Strategic Careers®. The Strategic Careers’ word marks, design, graphics, trademarks, trade names, and service marks may not be used in any manner by any person, organization, or entity, or in connection with any product or service, without the express written authorization of an officer or director of Strategic Careers®. All other trademarks, service marks, and trade names are the property of their respective owners and are used on this site by virtue of a right or license from their respective owners.
C. Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512, claims of copyright infringement must be submitted to the following designated agent for Strategic Careers®, Inc.:
Attention: Executive Office
901 Parker Street
Houston, TX 77007
To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
2. A reasonably detailed description of the alleged infringing material, or, if multiple copyrighted works are alleged to be infringing, a representative list of such works on this website;
3. A reasonably detailed description of where the alleged infringing material is located on this website;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
5. A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Strategic Careers® values and encourages Subscriber feedback on Strategic Careers’® products and services. Pursuant to Strategic Careers’® company policy, however, we do not accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions, or materials other than those specifically requested by Strategic Careers®. Our policy is designed to eliminate the possibility of future misunderstandings and disputes if and when Strategic Careers® decides to implement an idea that is similar to one submitted by you. We hope you understand the business reasons behind our policy. If you choose to send any creative submissions to us, whether at Strategic Careers’® request, or despite our request that you do not send submissions to us, all submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, the exclusive property of Strategic Careers®, and Strategic Careers® shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the submissions and all information contained therein throughout the universe. Strategic Careers® shall be entitled to complete unrestricted use of the submissions and all information contained therein for any purpose, whether commercial or otherwise, without compensation to or recognition of the provider of the submissions.
9. Visitor Representations & Warranties
If you are a job seeker, applicant other person who submits personally-identifying information to Strategic Careers®, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement and to use the Strategic Careers® Website, products, and services in accordance with this Agreement. You agree to be financially responsible and otherwise responsible for your use of the Strategic Careers® Website, products, and services and to comply with your responsibilities and obligations as stated in this Agreement. You further agree to (i) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about you as requested by the forms available on this Website; and (ii) to maintain and update your information to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Strategic Careers® has the right to terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Strategic Careers® Website.
10. Governing Law,
Jurisdiction, & Venue
All uses of this site, and all information contained herein, including, without limitation, any disputes arising under or related to this Agreement, shall be governed by and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Texas and the United States of America. You further agree that jurisdiction and venue of any claims arising under or relating to this Agreement shall be exclusive in Harris County, Texas or the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. You expressly agree to submit to jurisdiction and venue in Harris County, Texas or the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, regardless of the location from which you access or use information or materials on this site. You agree that any dispute arising under or relating to this Agreement may be brought only in Harris County, Texas or the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, and the Parties agree to waive jurisdiction and venue in any other forum.
YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS STRATEGIC CAREERS®, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS FROM AND AGAINST ALL LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, CLAIMS, CAUSES OF ACTION, COSTS, ATTORNEY’S FEES, AND ALL OTHER COSTS AND EXPENSES, IN CONNECTION WITH, ARISING FROM, OR RELATING TO, YOUR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT, ANY TORTIOUS CONDUCT PERFORMED BY OR ALLEGED AGAINST YOU, AND ANY OTHER ACTION OR OMISSION RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. STRATEGIC CAREERS® MAY, AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION, CHOOSE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DEFENSE OR ANY MATTER OR CLAIM OR NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT. NO SETTLEMENT WHICH MAY HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO AFFECT STRATEGIC CAREERS’® RIGHTS IN ANY WAY SHALL BE ENTERED INTO WITHOUT STRATEGIC CAREERS’® PRIOR WRITTEN APPROVAL.
ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. YOU AGREE THAT STRATEGIC CAREERS®, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCESSORS, AND/OR ASSIGNS, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INDEMNITY, REGARDLESS OF THE NATURE OR CAUSE OF THE DAMAGES OR INDEMNITY, THAT ARISE FROM OR RELATE IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF, OR STRATEGIC CAREERS’® PROVISION OF THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL EITHER CONTAINED IN THIS SITE, ANY STRATEGIC CAREERS® NEWSLETTERS, OR IN ANY EXTERNALLY-LINKED THIRD PARTY SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, STRATEGIC CAREERS® SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ACTUAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY OTHER CAUSE, LOSS, ACTION, CLAIM, OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING LOSS OF TIME, OR INJURY TO PERSON OR PROPERTY.
OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES
ALL PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MATERIALS, INFORMATION, AND OTHER CONTENT ON THIS SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, IMAGES, VIDEO CLIPS, AUDIO CLIPS, PHOTOGRAPHS, AND EXTERNAL LINKS, ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. STRATEGIC CAREERS® MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY TYPE, NEITHER EXPRESS NOR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, CONTENT, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES CONTAINED HEREIN. STRATEGIC CAREERS® EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ALL TYPES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. STRATEGIC CAREERS® SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO THE SUBSCRIBER OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE ACCESS OR USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ACTUAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY OTHER CAUSE, LOSS, ACTION, CLAIM, OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING LOSS OF TIME, OR INJURY TO PERSON OR PROPERTY.
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
14. Lawful Purpose
Strategic Careers’® Website may be used only for lawful purposes. The transmission, storage, routing, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any applicable local, state, or federal law or regulation, or in violation of Strategic Careers’® Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) is strictly prohibited. Examples of such information, data, or material include unauthorized use of copyrighted works, trademarks, trade secrets, or the dissemination of harmful or fraudulent content. Any conduct by any visitor or user that constitutes harassment, fraud, stalking, abuse, or a violation of federal export restriction in connection with use of Strategic Careers’® products or services is strictly prohibited. Using the Strategic Careers® Website to perform, or solicit the performance of, any illegal activity is also strictly prohibited.
In addition to the forgoing, the following uses are strictly prohibited and all users agree not to engage in such conduct, directly or indirectly:
a. Printing out or otherwise copying or using any personally identifiable information about candidates for purposes other than consideration of the candidates for potential employment or placement.
b. Posting or transmitting any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, "spam," chain letters, telephone calls or any other form of solicitation or any non-resume information such as opinions or notices, commercial or otherwise, to member companies or job seekers.
c. Spamming any email address that appears on the Website.
d. Using a resume or otherwise responding to a job listing other than for purpose of applying for a job on your own behalf.
e. Posting any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information about you for the purpose of seeking job opportunities on your own behalf.
f. Recruiters representing candidates may not send candidate resumes in response to a job posting.
g. Posting the resume of anyone other than your own.
h. Posting any multi-level-marketing, pyramid scheme, "club membership", distributorship or sales representative agency arrangement or other business opportunity which requires an up front or periodic payment, or pays commissions only (except for postings that make clear that the available job pays commissions only and clearly describes the product or service that the job seeker would be selling).
i. Including any hidden text in your job postings, including words in white or otherwise invisible font or words that are more than one line lower than the main text.
j. Deleting or revising any material posted by any other person or entity.
k. If you have a password allowing access to a nonpublic area of the Website, you are prohibited from sharing or disclosing it to any third party, and from allowing any third party to access the Website under your account.
l. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, using or attempting to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Website other than the search engine and search agents available from Strategic Careers on the Website and other than generally available third party web browsers.
m. Accessing the Website by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Strategic Careers for use in accessing the Website.
n. Attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Website.
o. Aggregating, copying or duplicating in any manner any of the materials or information available from the Website.
p. Framing of or linking to any of the materials or information available from the Website.
16. User Requirements
Visitors and users must be at least 18 years of age. In consideration of your use of the Strategic Careers® Website, you agree to: (i) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about you as requested by the registration form or other form; and (ii) to maintain and update your information to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. The information you provide shall be referred to as "Registration Data." If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Strategic Careers® has the right to terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Strategic Careers® Website.
17. Collection & Use
Strategic Careers® is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. Strategic Careers® will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Strategic Careers® collects information from its website visitors and Subscribers at different points on the site.
When you register with the Strategic Careers® Website, submit your resume, request products or services from Strategic Careers®, or participate in online polls, surveys, sweepstakes, or contests, you are requested to provide certain contact information to Strategic Careers®, such as your name, physical address, email address, and other information. Strategic Careers® uses such information (i) for internal marketing purposes; (ii) contact you with promotions, updates, and other informational materials.
19. Sharing of
Strategic Careers uses the information collected from the Strategic Careers® website for internal marketing purposes and for sharing with potential employers.