RIC Services Terms of Service
Acceptance of Terms
Welcome to RIC Services and ric.ca. RIC Services provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service (“TOS”), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you.
Description of Service
RIC Services currently provides users with access to a rich collection of on-line services and resources including:
• Allowing candidates to view and respond to posted employment and contract opportunities
• Allowing candidates to submit their resumes or profiles for current or future employment and contract opportunities
Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new feature that augments or enhances the current Service, including the release of new RIC Services properties, shall be subject to the TOS. You understand and agree that the Service is provided “AS-IS” and that RIC Services assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, accuracy, deletion, mis-delivery or failure of content in RIC Services
Your Registration Obligations
In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service’s registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”) and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete (c) to provide true, accurate, information in posting requirements and classified ads, or responding to requirements or classified ads. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or RIC Services has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, RIC Services has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).
When you register for a RIC Services service, you are certifying that you are at least 18 years of age. If you are not 18 years of age you must not use ric.ca. Responsibility for ensuring that users are 18 year of age or more lies with the user, and is not the responsibility of RIC SERVICES, or ric.ca. By accepting these TOS you are verifying that you are 18 years of age or more.
Special Admonitions for International Use
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from Canada or the country in which you reside.
Public Content Posted to RIC Services
1. For purposes of the TOS, “publicly accessible areas of the Service” are those accessible by the general public.
2. With respect to all other Content you elect to post to other publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant RIC SERVICES the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.
You agree to indemnify and hold RIC Services, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post to or transmit through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.
General Practices Regarding Use and Storage
You acknowledge that RIC Services may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum number of days that e-mail messages, job postings, classified ads, or other uploaded Content will be retained by the Service, the maximum number of e-mail messages that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum size of any e-mail message that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on RIC Services servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Service in a given period of time. You agree that RIC Services has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that RIC Services reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that RIC Services reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.
Modifications to Service
RIC Services reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that RIC Services shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
You agree that RIC Services, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of the Service, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if RIC Services believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TOS. RIC Services may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this TOS may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that RIC Services may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service. Further, you agree that RIC Services shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service.
Dealings with Advertisers
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that RIC Services shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because RIC Services has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that RIC Services is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that RIC Services shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
RIC Services Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service (“Software”) contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by RIC Services or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
RIC Services grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by RIC Services for use in accessing the Service.
Disclaimer of Warranties
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
a. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. RIC Services EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
b. RIC Services MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
c. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
d. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM RIC Services OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.
Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT RIC Services SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF RIC Services HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
Exclusions and Limitations
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Special Admonition for Services Relating to Financial Matters
The Services are provided for informational purposes only, and no Content included in the Service is intended for trading or investing purposes. While we at RIC Services will do our best to maintain accuracy, it remains your responsibility to verify the accuracy of all information contained in the Service. RIC Services shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted via the Service, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading or investment decisions made based on such information. If you notice any discrepancies or other problems with content accuracy, please inform email@example.com as soon as possible.
Notices to you may be made via e-mail sent to the e-mail address that you provide during registration. It is your responsibility to maintain a current email address and regularly access its messages. The Service may also provide notices of changes to the TOS or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service.
RIC Services and ric.ca are registered trademarks of RIC Services. Without RIC Services prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the RIC Services name.
The TOS constitute the entire agreement between you and RIC Services and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and RIC Services You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The TOS and the relationship between you and RIC Services shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and RIC Services agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the Calgary, Alberta. The failure of RIC Services to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
Forward Looking Statements
Statements made herein may contain forward-looking information about management’s expectations, new strategic objectives, new market segments, business prospects, anticipated financial performance and other similar matters. A variety of factors, many of which are beyond our control, affect the operations, performance and business strategy and objective results of RIC Services and could cause actual results and experiences to differ materially from the expectations and objectives expressed in these statements.
These factors include, but are not limited to: the severity and duration of adjustment of the technology market; fluctuations in operating results and general industry, economic and market conditions and growth rates; fluctuations in cash flow, the level of outstanding debt and debt ratings; international growth and global economic conditions, particularly in emerging markets and including interest rate and currency exchange rate fluctuations; the impact of the credit risks of our customers; the sufficiency of our strategic initiatives, including the potential for higher actual costs to be incurred in connection with strategic initiatives compared to the estimated costs of such actions or initiatives; the ability to retain and recruit qualified employees; the impact of rapid technological and market change; the impact of price and product competition; the dependence on new product development; stock market volatility; the entrance into contracts which contain delivery, installation, and performance provisions, which, if not met, could result in the non-payment of fees or even damages; uncertain economic conditions, particularly as they affect spending by our prospective customers; and the future success of our strategic alliances.
Other potential risks may be described in company financial reports from time to time. RIC Services undertakes no responsibility to update or revise any forward-looking statements.
Please report any violations of the TOS to firstname.lastname@example.org