Website terms of use

1. ACCEPTANCE

Welcome to www.STCSearch.com.hk (the "Site"). This page ("Notice") states the terms and conditions of the Site. Please review this Notice carefully. By accessing, browsing, or using the Site ("Use"), all users and viewers ("You," "you," "User," or "user") acknowledge acceptance of the terms and conditions listed in this Notice. If you do not accept the terms and conditions listed in this Notice, please do not use the Site. Swiss Technology Consulting ("STCSearch") reserves the right to update this Notice from time to time in its sole discretion. You should review this Notice periodically for updates and changes.

2. ELIGIBILITY

The Site and any related services are available to you, provided that you can form legally binding agreements under applicable law. The Site is not available to minors. If you are a minor, please do not use the Site.

 

3. LICENSE

STCSearch grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable, revocable license to view and temporarily download a copy of the materials displayed on the Site solely for your personal and non-commercial use for yourself or within your organization. All materials displayed or made available on the Site, including, but not limited to, graphics, documents, text, images, sound, video, audio, artwork, software, and HTML code (collectively, the "Material") are the exclusive property of STCSearch or its content suppliers. The Materials are protected by Hong Kong and international copyright laws and any other applicable intellectual property rules, regulations, and laws. Except as expressly permitted herein and except to the extent that applicable laws prevent STCSearch restraining you from doing so, you shall not (i) use, copy, modify, display, delete, distribute, download, store, reproduce, transmit, publish, sell, re-sell, adapt, reverse engineer, or create derivative works of the Material, or (ii) use the Material on other web sites or any media, e.g., networking environment, without STCSearch's prior written consent.

All trademarks, service marks, and logos (the "Marks") displayed on the Site are the exclusive property of STCSearch and their respective owners. You shall not use the Marks in any manner without STCSearch's and their respective owners' prior written consent. To the extent permitted by law, all powers (if any) conferred on you as an authorized user under applicable Trade Marks legislation are expressly excluded.

 

4. USER SUBMISSIONS

The Site provides a forum for you to obtain employment and career information. By submitting or entering your information to the Site ("Submitted Material"), you agree that you grant STCSearch a perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty free, worldwide license and right, but not the obligation, to use, copy, modify, display, distribute, download, store, reproduce, transmit, publish, transfer, adapt, create derivative works in any manner, in entirety or a portion of, of your Submitted Material, and by any means, forever and worldwide.

You acknowledge and accept that STCSearch is only a passive forum for users to obtain employment and career information. STCSearch does not screen or monitor any Submitted Materials. STCSearch, therefore, makes no representation regarding the reliability, accuracy, completeness, validity, or truthfulness of any Submitted Materials. STCSearch reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to delete, remove, refuse to display, or block any Submitted Materials that STCSearch considers to be unacceptable. In the event STCSearch receives notification regarding any unacceptable Submitted Materials, STCSearch may investigate such materials, in its sole discretion.

You acknowledge and agree that STCSearch may retain copies of your Submitted Materials and disclose your Submitted Materials to a third party if STCSearch believes that it is necessary to: (i) protect the integrity of the Site; (ii) protect rights of STCSearch; (iii) comply with any court order; (iv) comply with any legal proceedings; (v) assert STCSearch's claim under this Notice; and (vi) satisfy any claims regarding violations of third party's rights.

 

5. GENERAL PROHIBITION

In connection with your Use, you agree NOT to:

  1. violate any applicable local, national or international rules, regulations and statutes, including, but not limited to, export laws and regulations, anti-discrimination, or equal opportunity employment laws;

  2. infringe any intellectual property and privacy rights, including, but not limited to, patent, copyright, trademark, or trade secrets, of any third party;

  3. upload, post, transmit, or store any material that:
     

    1. is unlawful, offensive, defamatory, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, harmful, threatening, harassing, obscene, or objectionable;

    2. breaches any of your contractual or confidentiality obligations;

    3. disrupts or interferes with the normal operations of the Site, such as posting or transmitting viruses, continuous posting of repetitive materials, or posting abnormally large load; or

    4. are not permitted by STCSearch, including, but not limited to, any unauthorized advertising materials, unsolicited promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam mail," "chain letters," pyramid schemes, franchises, distributorship, club membership, sales arrangement, or otherwise unacceptable materials;

  4. violate other's privacy rights or personal rights by abusing the Materials, including, but not limited to, harassing or "stalking" another person, sending unsolicited e-mails, and collecting other's personal information;

  5. breach or attempt to breach any security measures of the Site;

  6. use any device, process, or mechanism to monitor, retrieve, search, or access, e.g., spider or robot, the Site or any Material without STCSearch's prior written consent;

  7. access or attempt to access any account or login of any third party listed on the Site;

  8. except as expressly permitted herein and except to the extent that applicable laws prevent STCSearch restraining you from doing so, copy, modify, reproduce, delete, distribute, download, store, transmit, sell, re-sell, publish, reverse engineer, or create derivative works of any Materials, except for materials that have been submitted and owned by you;

  9. post or submit any inaccurate, false, or incomplete information, such as your resume, biographical data, or employment information;

  10. impersonate any person or entity;

  11. forge any header information in any electronic posting or mail; or

  12. misrepresent yourself, your affiliation with any third party, or your entity.

6. SPECIFIC USAGE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In addition to the general responsibilities listed in Section 5, you agree to comply with the following terms.

You further agree to:

  1. use the Site only for lawful purposes in searching for employment opportunities and career information;

  2. provide and maintain complete, correct, up-to-date, and accurate information on your submitted information;

  3. post materials for which you have all the necessary rights or licenses;

  4. use your own judgment, caution, and common sense in managing job opportunities and information offered by or obtained from the Site; and

  5. bear the risks of any reliance or use of any Materials or any information provided by any third party.

 

7. ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD

The Site may present you with opportunities to open an account with the Site. If you open an account with the Site, you may receive an account logon and an initial password. It is your sole responsibility to (a) maintain the confidentiality of your account logon and password; (b) frequently update and revise your password; and (c) promptly notify STCSearch if there is any unauthorized use of your account or any breach of security.

 

8. EMPLOYMENT

You understand and agree that STCSearch (a) does not warrant that you will receive any employment or job offers through the Site; (b) shall not be responsible for any employment offers, employment screenings, employment decisions, and actual employment presented by third parties; (c) does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, validity, or timeliness of information listed by any third parties; (d) shall not be responsible for any materials posted by third parties, including, but not limited to, job openings and employment listings; and (e) is neither your employer nor your agent in any regard. You shall use your own judgment, caution, and common sense in evaluating any prospective employers and any information provided by any third party.

 

9. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY

The Site may have links, such as hyperlinks or buttons, directing access to third party's web sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites may not be controlled or monitored by STCSearch. STCSearch shall not be responsible for any materials, information, or content posted on the Linked Sites. The inclusion of the Linked Sites on the Site does not imply any relationship or association between STCSearch and the owner of the Linked Sites or any endorsement or sponsorship by STCSearch of the Linked Sites. STCSearch includes the Linked Sites solely for your convenience. You are solely responsible for your access of the Linked Sites. You shall use your own judgment, caution, and common sense in using the Linked Sites.

 

10. PRIVACY

Please click here for more details regarding our Website Privacy Policy.

11. COOKIES

On this website we use cookies. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device.

Cookies can’t spread viruses and cannot harm your computer.

12. INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold STCSearch, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, employees, harmless from any claims or demands of any third party, including, but not limited to, attorneys' fees and legal fees, resulting from or arising out of your Use of the Site, your Submitted Materials, or your violation of any terms and conditions of this Notice.

13. DISCLAIMER

TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND SUBJECT ALWAYS TO SECTION 13, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND ACCEPT THAT: (A) YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USAGE, VIEWING, OR ACCESS OF THE SITE. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. (B) STCSearch EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS, TERMS, RESPRESENTATIONS AND UNDERTAKINGS, OTHER THAN EXPRESSLY SET OUT IN THIS AGREEMENT, OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE. (C) STCSearch EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS, TERMS, REPRESENTATIONS AND UNDERTAKINGS, OTHER THAN EXPRESSLY SET OUT IN THIS AGREEMENT, THAT (I) THE SITE AND ITS MATERIALS WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR VIRUS-FREE; (II) THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED AND SECURE; (III) THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED AND AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES; (IV) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; AND (V) THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, VALIDITY, OR TRUTHFULNESS OF ANY SUBMITTED MATERIALS.

14. LIABILITY AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND SUBJECT ALWAYS TO THIS SECTION 13 YOU AGREE TO ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH, ARISING OUT OF, OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY SUBMITTED MATERIALS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE RISKS OF FINANCIAL LOSS, PROPERTY DAMAGES, DEALING WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SITE, STRANGERS, MINORS, OR FOREIGN NATIONALS, AND PERSONS ACTING UNDER FALSE PRETENSE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND SUBJECT ALWAYS TO THIS SECTION 13 YOU FURTHER AGREE TO RELEASE STCSearch, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES, HARMLESS FROM ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, DAMAGES (DIRECT, INDIRECT, AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, ASSOCIATED WITH, ARISING OUT OF, OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USAGE OF THE SITE, YOUR SUBMITTED MATERIALS, ANY TRANSACTIONS RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND SUBJECT ALWAYS TO THIS SECTION 13 YOU FURTHER UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT STCSearch, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND SUPPLIERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, REVENUE, DATA, OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR BREACH OR FAILURE OF WARRANTY, EVEN IF STCSearch HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN THE EVENT SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION RESTRICTION OR MODIFICATION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDICTIONS OR IMPOSE OBLIGATIONS WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED, RESTRICTED OR MODIFIED, THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, OR THE DISCLAIMER OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, TO THE EXTENT STCSearch IS ENTITLED TO DO SO, STCSearch'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES SHALL NOT EXCEED HONG KONG DOLLAR $60. OTHERWISE, IF STCSearch IS NOT ENTITLED TO SO LIMIT ITS DAMAGES, TO THE EXTENT TO WHICH STCSearch IS ENTITLED TO DO SO, STCSearch LIMITS ITS LIABILITY IN RESPECT OF ANY CLAIM TO THE REFUND OF FEES PAID TO STCSearch IN CONNECTION WITH THE PARTICULAR SERVICES.

15. TERMINATION

STCSearch has the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate any services of the Site and remove any Materials from the Site. STCSearch may also terminate your access to any part or all of the services provided by STCSearch on the Site at any time, with or without cause or notice, for any reasons. If you want to terminate your account, you may only cease your Use of the Site. STCSearch shall not be responsible for maintaining or returning your Submitted Materials, your account, or your logon and password. You should always maintain a copy of your Submitted Materials.

15. GENERAL

You agree that there is no employment, partnership, agency, or joint venture relationship between you and STCSearch arising out of or resulting from your Use of the Site. This Notice constitutes the entire agreement between you and STCSearch governing your Use of the Site and is additional to any binding agreement between you and STCSearch. This Notice is governed by the laws of Hong Kong, without giving effect to any principles of conflict of laws. To the fullest extent permissible by law, STCSearch does not warrant that this Site will be lawful outside of Hong Kong. If you view, access, submit, or download materials to and from the Site outside Hong Kong, you will be solely responsible for all your actions and assume all risks. You may not use or export any Materials or make any copy or adaptation in violation of any application laws, rules, or regulations, including, but not limited to, Hong Kong export laws and regulations. The failure or delay by either party to enforce the terms of this Notice shall not be deemed as a waiver of such term. Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14 shall survive any termination of this Notice for any reasons.

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Hong Kong Recruitment Agency

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