These "Terms and Conditions" govern your use of HotResumes.com. They also provide notice of HotResumes.com's policies, relating to Membership, Job Posting, Billing, Privacy, and Acceptable Use. Please read these carefully.
If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not use HotResumes.com or it's services. By using any of the services found at www.HotResumes.com, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. HotResumes.com reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time at its sole discretion by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are binding on you. The terms "You" and "User" as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing this web site for any reason.
USE OF MATERIAL.
HotResumes.com authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the material on HotResumes.com (the "Web Site") solely for your personal, noncommercial use.
The contents of this Web Site, such as the "look" and "feel" of the Web Site, text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software and other "Material", are protected under both United States and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. All Material is the property of HotResumes.com or its content suppliers or customers. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this Web Site is the exclusive property of HotResumes.com and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, patent and other laws. You must retain all copyright, trademark, service mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy you make of the Material. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Material on any other web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.
You shall not copy or adapt the HTML or other code that HotResumes.com creates to generate its pages. It is also protected by HotResumes.com's copyright.
ACCEPTABLE SITE USE.
General Rules for Employers and Recruiters
PROHIBITED SITE USE
In connection with your use of the Web Site, you will not:
In light of the difficulties in proving a violation of these Terms & Conditions, the costs associated with proving a violation of these Terms & Conditions and the injury to HOTRESUMES.COM that results from a violation of these Terms & Conditions, you acknowledge and agree that you will pay to HotResumes.com a sum of not less than $5.00 for each violation of these Terms & Conditions and the Acceptable Site Use provisions and Prohibited Site Use provisions contained therein. For purposes of this section, each individual instance of unauthorized copying, distributing, or use of HOTRESUMES.COM’s property, including but not limited to, individual resumes and individual job ads, each individual instance of spamming through the use of information obtained from the HOTRESUMES.COM website, each individual resume spidered from the HOTRESUMES.COM website and each instance of electronic downloading of a resume from the HOTRESUMES.COM website shall constitute a separate and distinct violation of these Terms & Conditions and you, therefore, agree to pay to HOTRESUMES.COM a sum of not less than $5.00 for each such violation. By way of example, if a user, without authorization, downloads 10,000 copies of any item of HOTRESUMES.COM property or sends 10,000 emails that constitute spam, as determined and measured solely by HOTRESUMES.COM, then the user agrees to pay to HOTRESUMES.COM a sum of $50,000.00 for such conduct.
COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ENFORCEMENT OF THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS
The user further agrees to be responsible for all costs incurred by HOTRESUMES.COM in enforcing these Terms & Conditions. Such costs include, but are not limited to, HOTRESUMES.COM’s reasonable attorneys’ fees, all litigation costs associated with the enforcement of these Terms & Conditions, all fees paid to experts in determining, proving and litigation any violation of these Terms & Conditions and any other costs incurred by HOTRESUMES.COM in the enforcement of these Terms & Conditions.
Any disputes resulting from the use of this or any HotResumes.com server or site shall be construed and enforced under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Users hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Fredericksburg, Virginia and/or any federal court of competent jurisdiction in the Eastern District of Virginia and waive any objection to venue with respect to actions brought in such courts.
HotResumes.com does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other users will be at your own risk.
HotResumes.com acts as a passive conduit for the online distribution and publication of user-submitted information and has no obligation to screen communications or information in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by users. If notified by a user of communications, which allegedly do not conform to these Terms and Conditions, HotResumes.com may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of the communication. HotResumes.com has no liability or responsibility to users for performance or nonperformance of such activities. HotResumes.com reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access to the Web Site for violating the Terms and Conditions or the law and the right to remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive. HotResumes.com may take any action with respect to user-submitted information that it deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if it believes it may create liability for HotResumes.com or may cause HotResumes.com to lose (in whole or in part) the services of its ISPs or other suppliers.
By submitting content to any public or non-public area of the Web Site, including but not limited to: job postings, resume postings, message boards, forums, contests, chat rooms, testimonials areas, you grant HotResumes.com and its affiliates the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable (through multiple tiers), non-exclusive right (including any moral rights) and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content. You also warrant that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such content, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license stated above. You also permit any subscriber to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such content placed on the Web Site retains any and all rights that may exist in such content.
MEMBERSHIP and BILLING
HotResumes.com offers various levels of memberships for its users. The following details the rules governing membership and billing:
HotResumes.com is only a venue. The Web Site acts as a venue for (i) companies to post job opportunities and (ii) for candidates to post their own resumes for the purpose of evaluating job opportunities for themselves. HotResumes.com does not screen or censor the profiles or other information. HotResumes.com is not involved in the actual transaction between Member Companies and / or companies and candidates. As a result, HotResumes.com has no control over the quality, safety or legality of the jobs or profiles posted, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of companies to offer job opportunities to candidates or the ability of candidates to fill job openings. In addition, note that there are risks, including but not limited to the risk of physical harm, of dealing with strangers, foreign nationals, underage persons or people acting under false pretenses. You assume all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom you come in contact through the Web Site. Because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, HotResumes.com cannot, and does not, confirm that each user is who they claim to be. Because HotResumes.com cannot, and does not, become involved in user-to-user dealings or control the behavior of participants on HotResumes.com, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more users, you release HotResumes.com (and our agents and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential, direct and indirect) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. If you are a California resident, you waive California Civil Code d1542, 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."
You acknowledge that HotResumes.com is not under any legal obligation to control the information that is made available through the HotResumes.com web site, and is provided by other users. By its very nature, other people's information may be offensive, harmful or inaccurate, and in some cases will be mislabeled or deceptively labeled. We expect that you will use caution and common sense when using this Web Site.
The Material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. HotResumes.com makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Web Site or the Material. The use of the Web Site and the Material is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Web Site and may be made at any time.
You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the form, content and accuracy of any resume, job posting or other material contained therein placed by you or your agents on the Web Site. Companies are solely responsible for their postings on the Web Site.
HotResumes.com does not warrant or guarantee that a resume or job posting will be viewed by any specific number of users, or that it will be viewed by any user.
HotResumes.com is not to be considered to be an employer with respect to your use of the Web Site and HotResumes.com shall not be responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason made, made by any entity posting jobs or candidate profiles on the Web Site.
DISCLAIMER OF CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
IN NO EVENT SHALL HOTRESUMES.COM OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR PARENTS BE LIABLE TO ANY USER OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA) THAT ARE RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, PRODUCT LIABLITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
HOTRESUMES.COM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE WEB SITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, HOTRESUMES.COM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.
THE WEB SITE AND MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. HOTRESUMES.COM, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY ANDFITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHERMORE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY AGAINST INTERFERENCE WITH YOUR ENJOYMENT OF THE INFORMATION OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT. HOTRESUMES.COM ALSO MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS ON THE SITE.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES.
The Web Site contains links to third party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by HotResumes.com of the contents on such third-party Web sites. HotResumes.com is not responsible for the content of any linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Web sites. If you decide to access linked third party Web sites, you do so at your own risk.
NO RESALE OR UNAUTHORIZED COMMERCIAL USE.
You agree not to resell or assign your rights or obligations under these Term and Conditions. You also agree not to make any unauthorized commercial use of the Web Site.
HOTRESUMES.COM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to pursue all of its legal remedies, including but not limited to deletion of your information from this Web Site and immediate termination of your registration with or ability to access the Web Site and/or any other service provided to you by HOTRESUMES.COM, upon any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or if HotResumes.com is unable to verify or authenticate any information you submit to the Web Site registration with or ability to access the Web Site.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless HOTRESUMES.COM, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Material or your breach of the terms of these Terms and Conditions. HOTRESUMES.COM shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.
Questions concerning HotResumes.com’s Terms and Conditions, should be addressed via email to tos2007 @ HotResumes.com.