Understanding your rights and responsibilities as a GrowCV user
You must be 13 years of age or older to visit or use any GrowCV Site in any manner, and, if under the age of 18 or the age of majority as that is defined in Your jurisdiction, must use any GrowCV Site under the supervision of a parent, legal guardian, or other responsible adult. By visiting the GrowCV Sites or accepting these Terms, You represent and warrant to SIG that You have reached the age of majority in your jurisdiction, and that You have the right, authority and capacity to agree to and abide by these Terms. You also represent and warrant to SIG that You will use the GrowCV Sites in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
Use of GrowCV Content
SIG authorizes You to view and access a single copy of the content available on or from the GrowCV Sites solely for your personal use. The contents of the GrowCV Sites such as text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software and other GrowCV content (collectively, "GrowCV Content"), are protected under both Swedish and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. All GrowCV Content is the property of SIG or its content suppliers or clients. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on the GrowCV Sites is the exclusive property of SIG and is protected by Swedish and foreign copyright, trademark, and other laws. Unauthorized use of the GrowCV Content may violate these laws, and is strictly prohibited. You must retain all copyright, trademark, service mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original GrowCV Content on any authorized copy You make of the GrowCV Content. You agree not to sell or modify the GrowCV Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the GrowCV Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose, in connection with products or services that are not those of the GrowCV Sites, in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits GrowCV or its licensors, that dilutes the strength of GrowCV's or its licensor’s property, or that otherwise infringes GrowCV's or its licensor’s intellectual property rights. You further agree to in no other way misuse GrowCV Content that appears on this Site. The use of the GrowCV Content on any other Web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. Any code that GrowCV creates to generate or display any GrowCV Content or the pages making up any GrowCV Site is also protected by GrowCV's copyright and you may not copy or adapt such code.
GrowCV Site Restrictions
Users may not use any GrowCV Site in order to transmit, post, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation, GrowCV Content, (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful. Users are also prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of any GrowCV Site, including without limitation, the following activities: (a) accessing data not intended for such User or logging into a server or account which the User is not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any User, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to any GrowCV Site, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing"; or (d) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil and/or criminal liability. GrowCV will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting Users who are involved in such violations. In order to ensure a safe and effective experience for all of our customers, GrowCV reserves the right to limit the amount of data (including resume views) that may be accessed by You in any given time period. These limits may be amended in GrowCV’s sole discretion from time to time.
Specific Prohibited Uses
The job posting, resume database (“GrowCV Resume Database”) and other features of the GrowCV Sites may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking employment and career information and employers seeking employees. GrowCV Communities and Profiles may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals to network for personal or professional purposes with other individuals. GrowCV specifically prohibits any other use of the GrowCV Sites, and all Users agree not to do any of the following: (a) post any jobs on any GrowCV Site for any competitor of GrowCV or post jobs or other content that contains links to any site competitive with GrowCV; (b) post jobs or content on any GrowCV Site that contain hyperlinks, "hidden" keywords or keywords that are irrelevant to the job or are otherwise misleading; (c) post jobs for modeling or talent or talent scouting positions on any GrowCV Site; (d) use any GrowCV Resume Database for any purpose other than as an employer seeking employees, including but not limited to using the information in the GrowCV Resume Database to sell or promote any products or services; (e) use the GrowCV Communities for commercial recruitment, executive search, staffing, outsourced employment or any other professional employment or recruitment activity; (f) post or submit to any GrowCV Site any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information or information which is not your own; (g) post on any GrowCV Site any franchise, pyramid scheme, "club membership", distributorship or sales representative agency arrangement or other business opportunity which requires an up front or periodic payment, pays commissions only (except for postings that make clear that the available job pays commission only and clearly describes the product or service that the job seeker would be selling, in which case such postings are permissible), or requires recruitment of other members, sub-distributors or sub-agents; (h) send unsolicited mail or e-mail, make unsolicited phone calls or send unsolicited faxes regarding promotions and/or advertising of products or services to a User of any GrowCV Site; (i) delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity; (j) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on any GrowCV Site's infrastructure; (k) notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search any GrowCV Site other than the search engine and search agents available from GrowCV on such GrowCV Site and other than generally available third party web browsers (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari); (l) decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of any GrowCV Site; (m) aggregate, copy or duplicate in any manner any of the GrowCV Content or information available from any GrowCV Site, without express written consent from GrowCV; or (n) frame or link to any GrowCV Content or information available from any GrowCV Site. GrowCV does not necessarily monitor any materials posted, transmitted, or communicated to or within the Site. If you believe that something on the Site violates these Terms please contact our designated agent set forth in Section 10 below. If notified by a User of User Content (as defined in Section 6 below) or other materials which allegedly do not conform to these Terms, GrowCV may in its sole discretion investigate the allegation and determine whether to take any other actions whether to remove or request the removal of the User Content. GrowCV has no liability or responsibility to Users for performance or nonperformance of such activities.
When You register with any GrowCV Site, You will be asked to create an account and provide GrowCV with certain information including, without limitation, a valid email address (your "Information"). GrowCV reserves the right to offer third party services and products to You based on the preferences that You identify in your registration and at any time thereafter; such offers may be made by GrowCV or by third parties. Without limiting any of the other disclaimers of warranty set forth in these Terms, GrowCV does not provide or make any representation as to the quality or nature of any of the third party products or services purchased through any GrowCV Site, or any other representation, warranty or guaranty. Any such undertaking, representation, warranty or guaranty would be furnished solely by the provider of such third party products or services, under the terms agreed to by the provider. You understand and acknowledge that you have no ownership rights in your account, and that if you cancel your account, all your account information from GrowCV, including resumes, Profiles, cover letters, network contacts, saved jobs, questionnaires and email mailing lists, will be marked as deleted in GrowCV's databases and will be removed from any public area of the GrowCV Sites. Information may continue to be available for some period of time because of delays in propagating such deletion through GrowCV’s web servers. In addition, third parties may retain cached copies of your Information.
User Content and Submissions
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, advertisements, messages or other materials submitted, posted or displayed by You on or through a GrowCV Site ("User Content") is the sole responsibility of the person from which such User Content originated. GrowCV claims no ownership or control over any User Content. You or a third party licensor, as appropriate, retain all patent, trademark and copyright to any User Content you submit, post or display on or through GrowCV and you are responsible for protecting those rights, as appropriate. By submitting, posting or displaying User Content on or through GrowCV, you grant GrowCV a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt, distribute and publish such User Content through GrowCV. In addition, by submitting, posting or displaying User Content which is intended to be available to the general public, you grant GrowCV a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt, distribute and publish such User Content for the purpose of promoting GrowCV services. GrowCV will discontinue this licensed use within a commercially reasonable period after such User Content is removed from GrowCV. GrowCV reserves the right to refuse to accept, post, display or transmit any User Content in its sole discretion. You also represent and warrant that You have the right to grant or 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. If you post User Content in any public area of any GrowCV Site, You also permit any User to access, display, view, store and reproduce such User Content for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such User Content placed on any GrowCV Site retains any and all rights that may exist in such User Content. GrowCV acts as a passive conduit for the online distribution and publication of User Content and has no obligation to screen User Content, communications or information in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring User Content posted by Users. However, GrowCV may review and remove any User Content that, in its sole judgment, violates these Terms, violates applicable laws, rules or regulations, is abusive, disruptive, offensive or illegal, or violates the rights of, or harms or threatens the safety of, Users of any GrowCV Site. GrowCV reserves the right to expel Users and prevent their further access to the GrowCV Sites and/or use of the GrowCV Services for violating the Terms or applicable laws, rules or regulations. GrowCV may take any action with respect to User Content that it deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if it believes that such User Content could create liability for GrowCV, damage GrowCV’s brand or public image, or cause GrowCV to lose (in whole or in part) the services of its ISPs or other suppliers. GrowCV does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of User Content or any other 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. The following is a partial list of User Content that is prohibited on the GrowCV Sites. The list below is for illustration only and is not a complete list of all prohibited User Content. Content that:
is implicitly or explicitly offensive, such as User Content that engages in, endorses or promotes racism, bigotry, discrimination, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
harasses, incites harassment or advocates harassment of any group or individual;
involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
promotes or endorses false or misleading information or illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
promotes or endorses an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing or making available pirated computer programs or links to them, providing or making available information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing or making available pirated music or other media or links to pirated music or other media files;
contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images;
displays or links to pornographic, indecent or sexually explicit material of any kind;
provides or links to material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual, violent or other manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18; or
provides instructional information about illegal activities or other activities prohibited by these Terms, including without limitation, making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, providing or creating computer viruses or pirating any media; and
solicits passwords or personal identifying information from other Users.
It is also a violation of the Terms, to include in any User Content submitted to GrowCV Communities information that may be interpreted as direct solicitation, advertisement or recruitment for an available job position directed to individuals seeking employment on either a full time or part time basis.
Any Profile You submit must describe You, an individual person. Examples of inappropriate and prohibited Profiles include, but are not limited to, Profiles that purport to represent an animal, place, inanimate object, fictional character, or real individual that is not You. You may not include in your Profile any telephone numbers, street addresses, email addresses or other means of contacting You, other than your last name and URLs. In order to protect our GrowCV Community Users from commercial advertising or solicitation, GrowCV reserves the right to restrict the number of e-mails which a User may send to other Users to a number which GrowCV deems appropriate in its sole discretion. If notified by a User of User Content or other materials which allegedly do not conform to these Terms, GrowCV may in its sole discretion investigate the allegation and determine whether to take any other actions whether to remove or request the removal of the User Content. GrowCV has no liability or responsibility to Users for performance or nonperformance of such activities. We appreciate hearing from our Users and welcome your comments regarding our services and the GrowCV Sites. Please be advised, however, that our policy does not permit us to accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions, inventions or materials other than those which we have specifically requested. While we do value your feedback on our services, please be specific in your comments regarding our services and do not submit creative ideas, inventions, suggestions, or materials. If, despite our request, You send us creative suggestions, ideas, drawings, concepts, inventions, or other information (collectively the "Submission"), the Submission shall be the property of GrowCV. None of the Submission shall be subject to any obligation of confidentiality on our part and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submission. GrowCV shall own exclusively all now known or later discovered rights to the Submission and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submission for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to You or any other person.
Registration and Password
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your employer account, Profile and passwords, as applicable. You may not share your password or other account access information with any other party, temporarily or permanently, and You shall be responsible for all uses of your Your GrowCV Site registrations and passwords, whether or not authorized by You. You agree to immediately notify GrowCV of any unauthorized use of your employer account, Profile, passwords or passwords, as the case may be.
Identification Of Agent To Receive Notification And Elements Of Notification Of Claimed Copyright or Trademark Infringement
If You believe that your copyrighted work or trademark has been uploaded, posted or copied to any GrowCV Site and is accessible on such GrowCV Site in a way that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Policy Regarding Termination Of Users Who Repeatedly Infringe The Copyright Or Other Intellectual Property Rights Of Others
SIG, and all of its affiliated companies respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our Users and content partners to do the same. The unauthorized posting, reproduction, copying, distribution, modification, public display or public performance of copyrighted works constitutes infringement of the copyright owner’s rights. As a condition to your use of the GrowCV Sites, You agree not to use any GrowCV Site to infringe the intellectual property rights of others in any way. We will terminate the accounts of any the GrowCV Sites Users, and block access to the GrowCV Sites of any Users who are repeat infringers of the copyrights, or other intellectual property rights, of others. We reserve the right to take these actions at any time, in our sole discretion, with or without notice, and without any liability to the User who is terminated or to the User whose access is blocked.
The GrowCV Sites act as a venue for employers to post job opportunities and candidates to post resumes and Profiles and does not screen or censor the listings, including Profiles offered. GrowCV is not involved in the actual transaction between employers and candidates. As a result, GrowCV has no control over User Content, the quality, safety or legality of the jobs or resumes posted, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of employers to offer job opportunities to candidates or the ability of candidates to fill job openings and GrowCV makes no representations about any jobs, resumes or User Content on the GrowCV Sites. GrowCV may take any action with respect to User Content that it deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if it believes that such User Content could create liability for GrowCV, damage GrowCV’s brand or public image, or cause GrowCV to lose (in whole or in part) the services of its ISPs or other suppliers. While GrowCV reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove User Content, job postings, resumes or other material from the GrowCV Sites from time to time, GrowCV does not assume any obligation to do so and disclaims any liability for failing to take any such action. The GrowCV Communities provide a venue for individuals to network for professional purposes and GrowCV does not screen or censor the Profiles or User Content on the GrowCV Sites. GrowCV is not involved in the actual communications between GrowCV Community Users. As a result, GrowCV has no control over the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Profiles or User Content submitted on the GrowCV Sites and makes no representations about any Profile or User Content on the GrowCV Sites. 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 GrowCV Sites. 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 the GrowCV Sites. Because User authentication on the Internet is difficult, GrowCV cannot and does not confirm that each User is who they claim to be. Because we do not and cannot be involved in User-to-User dealings or control the behavior of participants on any GrowCV Site, in the event that You have a dispute with one or more Users, You release GrowCV (and our agents and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential and 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. The GrowCV Sites and the GrowCV Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. GrowCV makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of any GrowCV Site or the GrowCV Content. The use of all GrowCV Sites and the GrowCV Content is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to GrowCV Sites 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 or material contained therein placed by You on the GrowCV Sites. Employers are solely responsible for their postings on GrowCV Sites. GrowCV is not to be considered to be an employer with respect to your use of any GrowCV Site and GrowCV shall not be responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason, made by any entity posting jobs on any GrowCV Site. GrowCV cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the GrowCV Sites. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by a User from GrowCV through or from any GrowCV Site shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.
Disclaimer of Warranty
GROWCV DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY GROWCV SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT ANY GROWCV SITE AND ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF ANY GROWCV SITE OR THE GROWCV CONTENT RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, GROWCV IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS. THE GROWCV SITES AND GrowCV CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. GROWCV, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. GROWCV MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE GROWCV CONTENT, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.
Disclaimer of Consequential Damages
IN NO EVENT SHALL GROWCV, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON ANY GROWCV SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY GROWCV SITE AND THE GROWCV CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT GROWCV IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Limitation of Liability
GROWCV'S MAXIMUM LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY GROWCV SITE OR YOUR USE OF THE GROWCV CONTENT, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE), WILL NOT EXCEED 1000 SEK.
Links to Other Sites
The GrowCV Sites contain links to third party Web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to You and not as an endorsement by GrowCV of the contents on such third-party Web sites. GrowCV is not responsible for the content of 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 Terms. You also agree not to make any unauthorized commercial use of any GrowCV Site.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless GrowCV, its affiliates, and their respective 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 (i) any User Content or other material You provide to any GrowCV Site, (ii) your use of any GrowCV Content, or (iii) your breach of the terms of these Terms. GrowCV shall provide notice to You promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding.
GrowCV makes no claims that the GrowCV Content may be lawfully viewed or accessed outside of Sweden. Access to the GrowCV Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If You access GrowCV.com or any other Swedish based GrowCV Site from outside of Sweden, You do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. These Terms are governed by the internal substantive laws of the country of Sweden, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under this agreement shall lie exclusively with the state or federal courts within Stockholm, Sweden. If any provision of these Terms are found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. In addition, GrowCV’s failure to enforce any term of these Terms shall not be deemed as a waiver of such term or otherwise affect GrowCV’s ability to enforce such term at any point in the future. Except as expressly provided in an additional agreement, additional Terms for certain areas of the GrowCV Sites, a particular "Legal Notice," or software license or material on particular GrowCV Site pages, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between You and GrowCV with respect to the use of the GrowCV Sites. No changes to these Terms shall be made except by a revised posting on this page.
Term and Termination
These Terms will remain in full force and effect while You are a User of the GrowCV Sites at any level. GrowCV reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to pursue all of its legal remedies, including but not limited to removal of your User Content from the GrowCV Sites and the other GrowCV Sites and immediate termination of your registration with or ability to access the GrowCV Sites and the other GrowCV Sites and/or any other services provided to You by GrowCV, upon any breach by You of these Terms or if GrowCV is unable to verify or authenticate any information You submit to GrowCV.com or pursuant to other GrowCV Site registration. Even after You are no longer a User of the GrowCV Sites, certain provisions of these Terms will remain in effect, including Sections 2, 6, 8 through 17, inclusive.
These Terms constitute a binding agreement between You and GrowCV, and is accepted by You upon your use of a GrowCV Site.