Terms and conditions
Acceptance of the Website Terms and Conditions of Use.
These website terms and conditions of use for https://host.pcrecruiter.net/pcrbin/jobboard.aspx?uid=Invest%20Ottawa.investottawa , constitute a legal agreement and are entered into by and between you and INVEST OTTAWA, a not-for-profit corporation incorporated under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, with a principal place of business at 7 Bayview Station Road Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1Y 2C5 (”Invest Ottawa,” “we,” “us,” “our”). The following terms and conditions, together with any documents and/or additional terms they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, these “Terms and Conditions”), govern your access to and use, including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through https://host.pcrecruiter.net/pcrbin/jobboard.aspx?uid=Invest%20Ottawa.investottawa (the “Website”).
The Website allows you to create a professional profile, which may include personal information (”Profile”). By creating a Profile, you agree to make the Profile or aspects thereof, public, including the disclosure of your Profile to third-party employers. In addition, Invest Ottawa may collect information about you from publicly-available websites and may use this information to create a Profile or append it to an existing Profile.
The Website includes Invest Ottawa Talent Services. The Talent Services are defined as the applications and services offered by Invest Ottawa, including an on-line Service for Users to search for jobs, to apply for jobs (“Job Applications”) that are listed on the Service (“Job Listings”), and to receive job alert emails (“Job Alerts”). (collectively, “Talent Services”).
By using this Website, you represent and warrant that you are the legal age of majority under applicable law to form a binding contract with the Invest Ottawa and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Website.
Modifications to the Terms and Conditions and to the Website.
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to revise and update these terms and conditions from time to time. Any and all such modifications are effective immediately upon posting and apply to all access to and continued use of the Website. You agree to periodically review the terms and conditions in order to be aware of any such modifications and your continued use shall be your acceptance of these.
The information and material on this Website, and the Website may be changed, withdrawn or terminated at any time in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is restricted to users or unavailable at any time or for any period.
Your Use of the Website and Account Set-Up and Security
Users are responsible for obtaining their own access to the Website and for the Website’s availability and performance. Users are required to ensure that all persons who access the Website through a user’s internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions and comply with them. Users are responsible for any security breaches or performance issues relating to accessing the Website.
The Website including content or areas of the Website may require user registration. It is a condition of your use of the Website that all the information you provide on the Website is correct, current, and complete.
Any user name, password, or any other piece of information chosen by you or provided to you as part of our security procedures, must be treated as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You must exercise caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information. You understand and agree that should you be provided an account, your account is personal to you and you agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using your user name, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you logout from your account at the end of each session. You are responsible for any password misuse or any unauthorized access.
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time, to disable or terminate your account, any user name, password, or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including any violation of any provision of these Terms and Conditions.
You are prohibited from attempting to circumvent and from violating the security of this Website. including without limitation: (a) accessing content and data that is not intended for you; (b) attempting to breach or breaching the security and/or authentication measures which are not authorized; (c) restrict disrupt or disable service to users, hosts, servers or networks; (d) illicitly reproducing TCP/IP packet header; (e) disrupting network services and otherwise disrupting Website owner’s ability to monitor the Website; (f) use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website; (g) introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful; (h) attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack, distributed denial-of-service attack, flooding, mailbombing or crashing; and (i) otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
Intellectual Property Rights and Ownership
You understand and agree that the Website and its entire contents, features, and functionality, including but not limited to all information, software, code, text, displays, graphics, photographs, video, audio, design, presentation, selection, and arrangement, are owned by the Invest Ottawa, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected in all forms by intellectual property laws including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and any other proprietary rights.
The Invest Ottawa name, the Invest Ottawa logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, images and slogans are trademarks of Invest Ottawa or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Invest Ottawa. Other Names, logos, product and service names, designs, images and slogans mentioned or which appear on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners. Use of any such property, except as expressly authorized, shall constitute a violation of the rights of the property owner and may be a violation of federal or other laws and could subject the violator to legal action.
You may only use the Website for your personal and non-commercial use. You shall not directly or indirectly reproduce, compile for an internal database, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any of the material on our Website, in any form or medium whatsoever except:
(a) your computer and browser may temporarily store or cache copies of materials being accessed and viewed;
(b) a reasonable number of copies for personal use only may be printed keeping any proprietary notices thereon, which may only be used for non-commercial and lawful personal use and not for further reproduction, publication, or distribution of any kind on any medium whatsoever.
(c) one single user copy may be downloaded with any proprietary notices intact, for your own personal, non-commercial use, conditional on your agreement to be bound by our end user license agreement for such downloads.
(d) in the event social media features are provided with respect to certain content are on our site, you may take such actions as our site permits for such features.
Users are not permitted to modify copies of any materials from this site nor delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this site. You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the Website or any services or materials available through the Website.
If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these Terms and Conditions, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. You have no right, title, or interest in or to the Website or to any content on the Website, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Invest Ottawa. Any use of the Website not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.
Conditions of Use and User Submissions and Site Content Standards
As a condition of your access and use you agree that you may use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
The following content standards apply to any and all content, material, and information a user submits, posts, publishes, displays, or transmits (collectively, “submit”) to the website, to other users or other persons (collectively, “User Submissions”) and any and all Interactive Functions. Any and all User Submissions must comply with all applicable federal, provincial, local, and international laws and regulations.
Without limiting the foregoing you warrant and agree that your use of the Website and any User Submissions shall not:
(f) Include or contain any material that is exploitive, obscene, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, hateful, defamatory, sexually explicit or pornographic, violent, inflammatory, or discriminatory based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age or other such prohibited ground or be otherwise objectionable.
(g) Involve stalking, attempting to exploit any individual or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content or otherwise nor ask for personal information.
(h) Involve, provide or contribute any false, inaccurate or misleading information.
(i) Include sending, knowingly receiving, uploading, downloading, using, or reusing any material that does not comply with these Terms and Conditions.
(j) Impersonate or attempt to impersonate Invest Ottawa, an Invest Ottawa employee, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses, or screen names associated with any of the foregoing).
(k) Transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertisements or promotions, commercial activities or sales, including without limitation any “spam”, “junk mail”, “chain letter”, contests, sweepstakes and other sales promotions, barter, or advertising or any other similar solicitation.
(l) Include engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm Invest Ottawa or users of the Website or expose them to liability.
(m) Include causing annoyance, inconvenience, or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, or alarm any other person.
(n) Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote, or assist any unlawful act.
(o) Give the impression that they originate from or are endorsed by us or any other person or entity, if this is not the case.
User Submissions: Grant of License
The Website may contain Interactive Functions allowing User Submissions on or through the Website.
None of the User Submissions you submit to the Website will be subject to any confidentiality by Invest Ottawa. By providing any User Submission to the Website, you grant us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors, and assigns the right to a world-wide, royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute, and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose and according to your account settings and/or incorporate such material into any form, medium or technology throughout the world without compensation to you. You waive any moral rights or other rights of authorship as a condition of submitting any User Submission.
By submitting the User Submissions you declare and warrant that you own or have the necessary rights to submit the User Submissions and have the right to grant the license hereof to us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors, and assigns to the User Submissions and comply with these Terms and Conditions. You represent and warrant that all User Submissions comply with applicable laws and the User Submissions and Site Content Standards set out in these Terms and Conditions.
You understand and agree that you, not Invest Ottawa, are fully responsible for any User Submissions you submit or contribute, and you are fully responsible and legally liable including to any third party for such content and its accuracy. We are not responsible or legally liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any User Submissions submitted by you or any other user of the Website.
Site Monitoring and Enforcement, Suspension and Termination
Invest Ottawa has the right, without provision of notice to:
- Remove or refuse to post on the Website any User Submissions for any or no reason in our sole discretion.
- At all times, to take such actions with respect to any User Submission deemed necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion, including without limitation, for violating the Website and User Submissions and Site Content Standards or Terms and Conditions.
- Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, regulatory authority or harmed party for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website. Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Website.
- Terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Website for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these Terms and Conditions or after a significant duration of inactivity.
You understand and acknowledge that you have no ownership rights in your account and that if you cancel your account or your account is terminated, all your account information, including resumes, Profiles, cover letters, saved jobs will be marked as deleted in and may be deleted from Invest Ottawa’s databases and will be removed from any public area of the Websites. Third parties may retain saved copies of your Information.
YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS INVEST OTTAWA AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY INVEST OTTAWA AND ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES RELATING TO ANY, INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER INVEST OTTAWA OR SUCH PARTIES OR BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
We have no obligation, nor any responsibility to any party to monitor the Website or use, and do not and cannot undertake to review material that you or other users submit to the Website. We cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted and we have no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications, or content provided by any user or third party.
Specific Terms related to a Users expression of interest in a posting (“Job Seekers”)
The provisions of this Section are specific to Users that use the Service as to express their interest in a posted job opening, or to become part of a talent pool for an anticipated job opening (“Posting”). There is no cost to Job Seekers to use the Service.
(a) Job Applications
As a Job Seeker, you can (i) use the Service to search for jobs, (ii) apply for jobs (“Job Applications”) that are listed on the Service (“Job Listings”), and (iii) receive job alert emails (“Job Alerts”). You have the ability to choose how to submit your Job Application through the Service using the options offered through the Service. You can also submit a Job Application through your mobile device.
Please note that once you have submitted a Job Application your resume and other applicable information may be shared with the prospective employer(s) that provided the information for the Job Listing. You should therefore ensure that the information you provide is complete and accurate, and only contains information you are comfortable sharing with the relevant employer. If you submit a resume, you acknowledge that we may ‘parse’ the resume into another format that enables searchable text for employers. Employers will also be able to see your resume in the form in which you originally submitted it to Invest Ottawa.
Invest Ottawa may also use the information you provided in a Job Application with other employers with similar job listings.
(b) Interactions with employers
Invest Ottawa, the relevant employers to which the Job Posting and Job Application relates (including, but not limited to companies, recruiters, HR professionals, talent acquisition professionals), and other employers can search Job Seekers’ profiles, look up Job Seekers or request Invest Ottawa to provide specific personal information provided to Invest Ottawa by Job Seekers.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with employers that contact you. You should therefore use caution with regard to the information you elect to share as part of your Job Application or resume that you provide through the Service. Only list information that you are comfortable disclosing to Invest Ottawa and prospective employers.
Invest Ottawa cannot and does not guarantee that the information you provide through the Service as part of a Job Application or via a resume will be held in confidence or properly secured by each applicable employer. In addition, to the extent permitted by law, Invest Ottawa takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Job Listing or other employee-related documents that is posted on behalf of any employer posts, sends or provides via the Service. You agree that Invest Ottawa is not responsible or liable for the conduct of any employer.
Invest Ottawa cannot guarantee that Job Seekers will be hired for a job, responded to about a job or be considered for a job. Invest Ottawa cannot control the hiring practices of its employer clients.
The content on our Website is provided for general information purposes only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain more specific or professional advice before taking, or refraining from, any action or inaction on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date. Your use of the Website is at your own risk and the Invest Ottawa has no responsibility or liability whatsoever for your use of this Website.
This Website may include content provided by third parties, including from other users and third-party licensors. All statements and/or opinions expressed in any such third party content, other than the content provided by the Invest Ottawa, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. Such materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Invest Ottawa. The Invest Ottawa is not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any third party materials.
You should not put sensitive information or other information you would not want made public in your resume or Profile.
If your resume includes personal data of a reference, it is your responsibility to ensure that the person is aware that you have forwarded their details and has consented in writing for you to do so.
Resumes you give to us must not contain sensitive data relating to your (i) racial or ethnic origin (ii) political beliefs (iii) philosophical or religious beliefs (iv) membership of a trade union or political party (v) physical or mental health or biometric details or genetic makeup (vi) addictions or sexual life (vii) the commission of criminal offences or proceedings and associated penalties or fines, (viii) the commission of any unlawful or objectionable conduct and associated penalties, or (ix) any Social Insurance Number or national identification number. If you do give us this information, then you agree that it is at your own risk.
Third Party Websites
For your convenience, this Website may provide links or pointers to third party sites. We make no representations about any other websites that may be accessed from this Website. If you choose to access any such sites, you do so at your own risk. We have no control over the contents of any such third party sites, and accept no responsibility for such sites or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. You are subject to any terms and conditions of such third party sites.
Such links to third party sites from the Website, may include links to certain social media features that enable you to link or transmit on your own or using certain third party websites, certain limited content from this Website. You may only use these features when they are provided by us and solely with respect to the content identified. Such features and links to third party sites are subject to any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand and agree that your use of the website, its content, and any services or items found or attained through the website is at your own risk. The website, its content, and any services or items found or attained through the website are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. The foregoing does not affect any warranties that cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Neither Invest Ottawa nor any affiliates nor their respective directors, officers, employees, agents or service providers makes any warranty, representation or endorsement with respect to the completeness, security, reliability, suitability, accuracy, currency or availability of the website or its contents. Without limiting the foregoing, neither Invest Ottawa nor any affiliates nor their respective directors, officers, employees, agents or service providers represents or warrants that the website, its content, or any services or items found or attained through the website will be accurate, reliable, error-free, or uninterrupted, that defects will be corrected, that our site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.
We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files or data available for downloading from the internet or the website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are solely and entirely responsible for your use of the website and your computer, internet and data security. To the fullest extent provided by law, we will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by denial-of-service attack, distributed denial-of-service attack, overloading, flooding, mailbombing or crashing, viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data, or other proprietary material due to your use of the website or any services or items found or attained through the website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Limitation on Liability
Under no circumstance will Invest Ottawa, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, or service providers be liable for negligence, gross negligence, negligent misrepresentation, fundamental breach, damages of any kind, under any legal theory, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, including but not limited to, personal injury, pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of revenue, loss of profits, loss of business or anticipated savings, loss of use, loss of goodwill, loss of data, and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract, breach of privacy or otherwise, even if the party was allegedly advised or had reason to know, arising out of or in connection with your use, or inability to use, reliance on, the website, any linked websites or such other third party websites, nor any site content, materials, posting or information thereon.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Invest Ottawa, its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your breach of these Terms and Conditions or your use of the Website, including, but not limited to, your User Submissions, third party sites, any use of the Website’s content, services, and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms and Conditions.
Your satisfaction with the Service is important to Invest Ottawa. If you have a complaint regarding the Service, or with respect to any provision of this Agreement, you must first submit your complaint directly to Invest Ottawa at [email protected] [l]. Invest Ottawa will review your complaint and seek to resolve the complaint to your satisfaction as soon as possible.
If your complaint is not resolved to your satisfaction within thirty (30) days of making the complaint, you agree to resolve the complaint by final and binding arbitration to the extent mandatory arbitration is permitted by applicable law. The arbitration will be conducted in the province or territory in which you reside in accordance with the commercial arbitration laws and rules in the province or jurisdiction in which you reside. The complaint shall not be made the subject matter of an action in any court unless the complaint has first been submitted to arbitration and finally determined in arbitration. Any such action commenced thereafter shall only be for the purpose of enforcing the arbitration decision and the costs incidental to the action.
If mandatory arbitration of your dispute is not permitted under applicable law, you agree that you will seek a remedy before the superior court of justice.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The Website and these Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision, principle or rule (whether of the laws of Ontario or any other jurisdiction) and notwithstanding your domicile, residence or physical location.
Any action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Website and under these Terms and Conditions will be instituted in the courts of the province of Ontario and/or the Federal Court of Canada, and each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts in any such action or proceeding. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to the venue of such courts.
No waiver under these Terms and Conditions is effective unless it is in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the party waiving its right. No failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, any right, remedy, power or privilege arising from these Terms and Conditions operates, or may be construed, as a waiver thereof. No single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power or privilege hereunder precludes any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power or privilege.
If any term or provision of these Terms and Conditions is invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of these Terms and Conditions or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction.
REPORTING AND CONTACT
This website is operated by:
7 Bayview Station Road Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1Y 2C5
+1 (613) 828-6274
Should you become aware of misuse of the website including libelous or defamatory conduct, you must report it to the Invest Ottawa at [email protected] .
All other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications relating to the Website should be directed to [email protected] .
Date last updated: November 8, 2022