Terms of Use

CARPE CAREER TERMS OF USE

(Effective as of April 14, 2015)

Welcome to the version of Carpe Career’s website located at http://www.carpecareer.com (“the Site”). The Site is made available by Carpe Career (“us,” “we,” or “Carpe Career”). The following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”) govern access to and use of the Site. Please review the following terms carefully. By accessing and using the Site, you (“you” or the “User”) agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and all policies and guidelines incorporated by reference in these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not access or use the Site.

These Terms of Use include a release by you of all claims for damage against us that may arise out of your use of the Site. By using any of these, you agree to this release.

PRIVACY POLICY

Carpe Career respects the privacy of its Users. Please refer to Carpe Career’s Privacy Policy (found here: www.carpecareer.com/privacy) which explains how we collect, use, and disclose information that pertains to your privacy. When you access or use the Site, you signify your agreement to this Privacy Policy.

USE RESTRICTIONS

Your permission to use the Site is conditioned upon the following Use Restrictions: You agree that you will not under any circumstances:

  • post any information that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or racially, sexually, religiously, or otherwise objectionable and offensive;
  • use the Site for any unlawful purpose or for the promotion of illegal activities;
  • attempt to, or harass, abuse or harm another person or group;
  • interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the Site;
  • make any automated use of the Site, or take any action that we deem to impose or to potentially impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our servers or network infrastructure;
  • publish or link to malicious content intended to damage or disrupt another User’s browser or computer.

POSTING RESTRICTIONS

The following rules pertain to User Content. By transmitting and submitting any User Content while using the Site, you agree as follows:

  • You are solely responsible for your activity while using the Site;
  • You will not post information that is malicious, false or inaccurate;
  • You will not submit content that is copyrighted or subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy, publicity, trade secret, etc., unless you are the owner of such rights or have the appropriate permission from their rightful owner to specifically submit such content; and
  • You hereby affirm we have the right to determine whether any of your User Content submissions are appropriate and comply with these Terms of Use, remove any and/or all of your submissions, and terminate your account with or without prior notice.

You understand and agree that any liability, loss or damage that occurs as a result of the use of any User Content that you make available or access through your use of the Service is solely your responsibility. Carpe Career is not responsible for any public display or misuse of your User Content. Carpe Career does not, and cannot, pre-screen or monitor all User Content. However, at our discretion, we, or technology we employ, may monitor and/or record your interactions with the Site.

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users on the Site. You understand that Carpe Career does not in any way screen its Users, nor does Carpe Career inquire into the backgrounds of its Users or attempt to verify the statements of its Users. Carpe Career makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of Users or their compatibility with any current or future Users.

ONLINE CONTENT DISCLAIMER

The opinions and views expressed on this site are solely of the Carpe Career bloggers and do not represent the opinions of any entity whatsoever with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated. Under no circumstances will Carpe Career be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone’s reliance on information or other content posted on the Site or transmitted to Users.

Though Carpe Career strives to enforce these Terms of Use, you may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate or objectionable. Carpe Career reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the materials posted on the Site or to limit or deny a User’s access to the Site or take other appropriate action if a User violates these Terms of Use or engages in any activity that violates the rights of any person or entity or which we deem unlawful, offensive, abusive, harmful or malicious. Carpe Career shall have the right to remove any such material that in its sole opinion violates, or is alleged to violate, the law or this agreement or which might be offensive, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of Users or others. Unauthorized use may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution under Federal, State and local law. If you become aware of misuse of our Service, please report it to us at carpecareer@gmail.com. Any reports of violations you submit to us, including your identity, may not be kept confidential. In response to your report, we may take actions in accordance with these Terms of Use or other applicable agreements between us and the alleged violator of the Terms of Use, and may pursue other remedies available under all applicable local, state, federal or international laws, regulations, rules, orders and other requirements, now or hereafter in effect. Please note that a personal reply to reports you submit to us may not always be possible.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES AND/OR MATERIALS

As part of the Service, Carpe Career may run advertisements and promotions or provide you with convenient links to third party website(s) (“Third Party Sites”), as well as articles, videos, webinars, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, music, sound, video, information, and other materials, content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (the “Third Party Content”). The content and links are provided as a courtesy to Users. Carpe Career has no control over Third Party Sites and Third Party Content or the promotions, materials, information, goods or services available on these Third Party Sites or Third Party Content. Such Third Party Sites and Third Party Content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by Carpe Career, and Carpe Career is not responsible for any Third Party Sites accessed through the Site or any Third Party Content posted on, available through or installed from the Site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the Third Party Sites or the Third Party Content. Inclusion of, linking to or permitting the use or installation of any Third Party Site or any Third Party Content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by Carpe Career. If you decide to leave the Site and access the Third Party Sites or to use or install any Third Party Content, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Site or relating to any applications you use or install from the site

COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS

(a) Termination of Repeat Infringer Accounts. Carpe Career respects the intellectual property rights of others and requests that the Users do the same.

(b) DMCA Take-Down Notices. If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe, in good faith, that any materials on the Site infringe upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification to Carpe Career via carpecareer@gmail.com with the following information:

  • The date of your notification;
  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  • A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and information sufficient to enable us to locate such work;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit The Carpe Career to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and/or email address;
  • A statement that you have 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; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

(c) Counter-Notices. If you believe that your User Content that has been removed from the Site is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the content in your User Content, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to our copyright agent using the contact information set forth above:

  • Your physical or electronic signature;
  • A description of the content that has been removed and the location at which the content appeared before it was removed;
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that the content was removed as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the content; and
  • Your name, address, telephone number, and email address, a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

If a counter-notice is received by the Carpe Career, Carpe Career may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing such person that it may reinstate the removed content in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider or User, the removed content may (in Carpe Career’s discretion) be reinstated on the Site in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice.

LICENSE GRANT

By posting any User Content via the Site, you expressly grant, and you represent and warrant that you have a right to grant, to Carpe Career a royalty-free, sublicensable, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, list information regarding, edit, translate, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, and make derivative works of all such User Content and your name, voice, and/or likeness as contained in your User Content, if applicable, in whole or in part, and in any form, media or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, for use in connection with the Service.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

You acknowledge and agree that we and our licensors retain ownership of all intellectual property rights of any kind related to the Site.

USER CONSENT TO RECEIVE COMMUNICATIONS IN ELECTRONIC FORM

For contractual purposes, you (a) consent to receive communications from Carpe Career in an electronic form via the email address you have submitted when following us; and (b) agree that all Terms of Use, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Carpe Career provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were in writing. The foregoing does not affect your non-waivable rights.

We may also use your email address, to send you other messages, including information about Carpe Career and special offers. You may opt out of such email by changing your account settings or sending an email to carpecareer@gmail.com

Opting out may prevent you from receiving messages regarding Carpe Career or special offers.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER

THE SERVICE AND THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, CARPE CAREER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, REGARDING THE SERVICE AND THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, ACCURACY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, CARPE CAREER MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION THAT ACCESS TO OR OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK OF LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF INFORMATION, CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICE. SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT PERMIT DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTY, SO THIS PROVISION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

LIMITATION OF DAMAGES; RELEASE

CARPE CAREER DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT USE OF THE SITE WILL RESULT IN YOU OBTAINING A JOB AND YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT CARPE CAREER HAS NO RESPONSIBILITY REGARDING YOUR ABILITY TO BE HIRED. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL CARPE CAREER, ITS AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OR EMPLOYEES, OR ITS LICENSORS OR PARTNERS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, OR DATA, SERVICE DOWNTIME, LOST OPPORTUNITY, REPUTATIONAL HARM, OR FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, HOWEVER ARISING, THAT RESULT FROM (A) THE USE, DISCLOSURE, OR DISPLAY OF YOUR USER CONTENT; (B) YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE; (C) THE SITE GENERALLY OR THE SYSTEMS THAT MAKE THE SITE AVAILABLE; OR (D) ANY OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH CARPE CAREER, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT CARPE CAREER HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT PERMIT DISCLAIMERS OF LIABILITY, SO THIS PROVISION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

If you have a dispute with one or more Users, or any other third party resulting from or arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, you release us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) 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 California Civil Code §1542, which says: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”

MODIFICATION OF TERMS OF USE

We can amend these Terms of Use at any time and will update these Terms of Use in the event of any such amendments. It is your sole responsibility to check the Site from time to time to view any such changes in the Agreement. If you continue to use the Site or the Service, you signify your agreement to our revisions to these Terms of Use. However, we will notify you of material chances to the terms by posting a notice on our homepage and/or sending an email to the email address you provided to us upon registration. For this additional reason, you should keep your contact and profile information current. Any changes to these Terms of Use (other than as set forth in this paragraph) or waiver of Carpe Career’s rights hereunder shall not be valid or effective except in a written agreement bearing the physical signature of an officer of Carpe Career. No purported waiver or modification of this Agreement by Carpe Career via telephonic or email communications shall be valid.

GENERAL TERMS

If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion of the Agreement will be construed consistent with applicable law. The remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. Any failure on the part of Carpe Career to enforce any provision of this Agreement will not be considered a waiver of our right to enforce such provision. Our rights under this Agreement will survive any termination of this Agreement.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS OF USE, UNDERSTAND THE TERMS OF USE, AND WILL BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THESE TERMS OF USE TOGETHER WITH THE PRIVACY POLICY AT WWW.CARPECAREER.COM/PRIVACY REPRESENT THE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE STATEMENT OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN US AND THAT IT SUPERSEDES ANY PROPOSAL OR PRIOR AGREEMENT ORAL OR WRITTEN, AND ANY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN US RELATING TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT.

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