Website Terms of Use

1. ACCEPTANCE.

This page ("Notice") states the terms and conditions that apply to your access to and use of the Robert Half Limited Website ("Site"). Please review this Notice carefully. By accessing, browsing, or using the Site, all users and viewers ("You," "you," "User," or "user") acknowledge acceptance of the terms and conditions stated in this Notice. If you do not accept the terms and conditions stated in this Notice, you must not access or use the Site. By continuing to access or use the Site you will be taken to have read and accepted these terms and conditions of use. Robert Half Limited ("RH") 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. This Site is not available to minors (those under the age of 18). If you are a minor, please do not use the Site.

3. LICENCE.

RH grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable, revocable licence 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 organisation. 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 exclusive property of RH or its content suppliers. The Materials are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and any other applicable intellectual property rules, regulations, and laws. Except as expressly permitted herein, 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 websites or any media, e.g., networking environment, without RH's prior written consent. Information necessary to achieve interoperability of any software downloaded, in accordance with the above licence, with other independently created software programs will be made available by us on request and on payment of our reasonable costs for providing the same.
All trade marks, service marks, and logos (the "Marks") displayed on the Site are exclusive property of RH and their respective owners. You shall not use the Marks in any manner without RH's and their respective owners' prior written consent.

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 RH a perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty free, worldwide licence 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 your Submitted Material, and by any means.
You acknowledge and accept that RH is only a passive forum for users to obtain employment and career information. RH does not screen or monitor any Submitted Materials. RH, therefore, makes no representation regarding the reliability, accuracy, completeness, validity, or truthfulness of any Submitted Materials. RH reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to delete, remove, refuse to display, or block any Submitted Materials that RH considers to be unacceptable. In the event RH receives notification regarding any unacceptable Submitted Materials, RH may, at its sole discretion, investigate such materials.
You acknowledge and agree that RH may retain copies of your Submitted Materials and disclose your Submitted Materials to a third party if RH believes that it is necessary to: (i) protect the integrity of the Site; (ii) protect the rights of RH; (iii) comply with any court order; (iv) comply with any legal proceedings; (v) assert RH's claim under this Notice; and (vi) satisfy any claims regarding violations of third party's rights.

5. GENERAL PROHIBITION.

When accessing and using the Site, you agree NOT to:
(a) violate any local, state, and federal rules, regulations and statutes, including, but not limited to, anti-discrimination, or equal opportunity employment laws;
(b) infringe any intellectual property and privacy rights, including, but not limited to, patent, copyright, trade mark or trade secrets rights of any third party;
(c) upload, post, transmit, or store any material that:

  • is unlawful, offensive, defamatory, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, harmful, threatening, harassing, obscene, or objectionable;
  • breaches any of your contractual or confidentiality obligations;
  • disrupts or interferes with the normal operations of the Site, such as posting or transmitting viruses, worms or trojan horses, continuous posting of repetitive materials, or posting abnormally large files; or
  • are not permitted by RH, including, but not limited to, any unauthorised advertising materials, unsolicited promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam mail," "chain letters," pyramid schemes, franchises, distributorship, club membership, sales arrangement, or otherwise unacceptable materials;

(d) violate the privacy rights or personal rights of others by abusing the Materials, including, but not limited to, harassing or "stalking" another person, sending unsolicited e-mails, and collecting other's personal information;
(e) breach or attempt to breach any security measures of the Site;
(f) use any device, process, or mechanism to monitor, retrieve, search, or access, e.g., spider or robot, the Site or any Material without RH's prior written consent;
(g) access or attempt to access any account or login of any third party listed on the Site;
(h) 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;
(i) post or submit any inaccurate, false, or incomplete information, such as your résumé, biographical data, or employment information;
(j) impersonate any person or entity;
(k) use the Site in any unauthorised way or for any criminal activity;
(l) forge any header information in any electronic posting or mail; or
(m) 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 further agree to:
(a) use the Site only for lawful purposes in searching for employment opportunities and career information;
(b) provide and maintain complete, correct, up-to-date, and accurate information on your submitted information;
(c) post materials for which you have all the necessary rights or licences;
(d) use your own judgment, caution, and common sense in managing job opportunities and information offered by or obtained from the Site; and
(e) 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 will 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 RH if there is any unauthorised use of your account or any breach of security.

8. EMPLOYMENT.

You understand and agree that RH (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 SITES.

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 RH. RH shall not be responsible for the accuracy, security or reliability of 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 RH and the owner of the Linked Sites or any endorsement or sponsorship by RH of the Linked Sites. RH includes the Linked Sites solely for your convenience. You are solely responsible for your access of the Linked Sites. You shall use your own judgement, caution, and common sense in using the Linked Sites. You should note that Linked Sites are not controlled by us and therefore different terms and conditions and policies, such as terms of use and policies concerning the use of your personal information, may apply.

10. PRIVACY.

RH will process any personal information you provide on or through this Site in accordance with its > Privacy Statement and any specific terms set out on the relevant part of this Site.

11. COOKIES

What are 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.

Which cookies do we use?

a. Remarketing/tracking cookies:

On our website we use tracking cookies provided by DoubleClick. We use these cookies to improve our advertising; to provide you with marketing that is relevant to you; to improve reporting on campaign performance as well as avoiding that you are shown adds that you have already seen.

DoubleClick cookies contain the IP address but no other personal data. Sometimes the cookie contains an additional identifier that is similar in appearance to the cookie ID. This identifier is used to identify an ad campaign to which a user was exposed previously; but no other personally identifiable information is stored by DoubleClick in the cookie.

The following information is collected: the web browser you’re using, the operating system you’re using, the bandwith you’re using, the time of day the cookie was placed, the website you were visiting when the cookie was placed as well as your IP address.

Additionally, Google states that information obtained from the cookies is also never combined with information that Google obtains from its other products and services.

The collected IP addresses are anonymised after nine months and the data in cookies is anonymised after 18 months. At this point they are no longer used used.

If you do not wish to be tracked by cookies, please click the button below.

Deactivate tracking cookies

Tracking cookies are deactivated.

b. Analytical cookies:

We use analytical cookies provided by Google, as part of their “Analytics”-services. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use this information to compile reports that help us to improve the functioning of our website. These cookies automatically expire 6 months after your last visit to our website.

These cookies collect information in an anonymous form. We never use cookies to record Personal Information about our visitors.

The following information is being collected: the number of visitors to our website, how visitors have come to our website and which pages of our website they visited.

By using this website you agree that we install these analytical cookies on your computer or mobile device.

C. Social Plug-ins:

On our website we use social sharing buttons to allow you to share our content on social networking sites through 'Facebook' 'Twitter' 'LinkedIn' and ‘YouTube’. In order for this sharing to function we rely on external scripts. You should be aware that there is the potential for these sites to collect information about your internet browsing habits, even if you don't click on any of the buttons gathered on our website. Please be aware that the data transmitted by these buttons lies outside the scope of our control. To find out the purpose and scope of the collection, processing and use of your data, as well as the way to oppose to the use of this data, please visit the privacy policies of the social network provider.

How can cookies be disabled?

More information about enabling/disabling and deleting cookies can be found trough the security features of the browser you are using (Check the help options available for your browser or consult your browser provider's web site for further information).

For more information about the use of cookies on mobile devices and how you can disable and delete these, please refer to the manufacturer’s instructions.

If you want to automatically block all cookies coming from Google analytics please visit the following website:

http://support.google.com/analytics/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=181881

You can find out more about cookies in general on the following website: www.allaboutcookies.org

12. INDEMNIFICATION.

You agree to indemnity, defend, and hold RH, 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 accessing or using the Site, your Submitted Materials, or your violation of any terms and conditions of this Notice.

13. DISCLAIMER.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND ACCEPT THAT:
(A) YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USAGE, VIEWING, OR ACCESSING OF THE SITE. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS;
(B) RH EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES AND OTHER TERMS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED CONDITIONS OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OR OTHERWISE; AND
(C) RH EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES: (I) THAT THE SITE AND ITS CONTENTS WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR VIRUS-FREE; (II) THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED AND SECURE; (III) THAT THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES; (IV) THAT THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; AND (V) AS TO THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, VALIDITY, OR TRUTHFULNESS OF ANY SUBMITTED MATERIALS.

14. LIABILITY AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY.

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, AND OF DEALING WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SITE (BEING STRANGERS, MINORS, OR FOREIGN NATIONALS OR PERSONS ACTING UNDER FALSE PRETENCE). YOU FURTHER AGREE TO HOLD RH, 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.
YOU FURTHER UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL RH, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGES, OR FOR LOSS OF PROFIT, GOODWILL, REVENUE, DATA, OR USE WHETHER ARISING IN OR FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR BREACH OR FAILURE OF WARRANTY, EVEN IF RH HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING.

15. TERMINATION.

RH has the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate any services of the Site and remove any Materials from the Site. RH may also terminate your access to any part or all of the services provided by RH on the Site at any time, with or without cause or notice, for any reason. If you want to terminate your account, you should cease accessing and using the Site. RH 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.

16. GENERAL.

You agree that there is no employment, partnership, agency, or joint venture relationship between you and RH arising out of or resulting from accessing or using the Site.
This Notice constitutes the entire agreement between you and RH governing your accessing and using of the Site and is additional to any binding agreement between you and RH.
This Notice is governed by the laws of England and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
If you view, access, submit, or download materials to and from the Site outside the United States, 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, U.S. and other applicable 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.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any term or any part of any term of, or any right arising pursuant to this Notice shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other terms or rights or the remainder of any such term or right which shall continue in full force and effect except for any such invalid or unenforceable provision or part thereof.
Sections 4, 6, 10, 12, 13, 14, and 15 shall survive any termination of this Notice for any reasons.

Last updated: February 2007.
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