Terms of Service

1. General Terms

By providing Resume.com (the "Site") with your email address, you consent to our using the email address to send you Site-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as changes to features of the Site and special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out or change your preferences in your dashboard or by following the opt-out instructions in the message. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, or offers.

By submitting your resume on the Site, you give us permission to store your information on this Site and on the site of our affiliate, Indeed, and to share your information with employers.

By connecting to Resume.com with a third-party site, you give us permission to access and use your information from that site as permitted by that site, and to store your log-in credentials for that site.

Failure to abide by the Terms laid out in this document is grounds for Resume.com to terminate access to any and all of its services and content. Resume.com reserves the right to terminate the access to any and all of its services and content of any User for any reason without warning or any prior notice. If that reason constitutes a criminal offense, Resume.com will inform the appropriate authorities and take the appropriate legal action.

2. Changes to the Terms and Conditions

Resume.com has the right, in its sole discretion, to add to, remove, modify or otherwise change any part of these Terms in whole or in part, at any time. Changes will be effective when notice of such change is posted at this Site. Please check these Terms frequently for updates by checking the date of “Last Update” at the top of this document. If any change is not acceptable to you, you must discontinue your use of this Site immediately. Your continued use of this Site or downloading or use of content from it after any such changes are posted will constitute acceptance of those changes.

3. Changes to this Site

Resume.com may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of this Site, including (i) changing the availability of any features at any time without notice or liability; (ii) changing any fees or charges for use of the Site, including instituting new or increased fees or charges for the use of the Site or any features thereof; (iii) removing, adding, modifying or otherwise changing any Content on or from this Site; or (iv) imposing limits on certain features or services or restricting your access to parts or all of this Site without notice or liability for any reason whatsoever. Resume.com reserves the right but not the duty, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of this Site at any time without notice.

4. Permitted and Prohibited Uses

The Site may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking employment and career information (“Candidates”). You agree to use the Site only to create materials and receive content that are proper and related to the purpose of the Site.

Users may not post any content to Resume.com which contains:

Adult materials, including but not limited to pornographic and sexually explicit material.

Explicit content that in any way encourages or relates to racism, hatred, physical harm, bigotry, or any other malicious use targeting any group or individual.

Attempts to solicit information from other users.

Illegal materials or materials instructing or encouraging others to pursue illegal activity.

Any attempts to communicate with or provide inappropriate material to minors or persons under the age of 18.

Any content which the User does not have the legal right to reproduce such as copyrighted content and or pirated works of any kind.

Any content that promotes any kind of illegal activities or misleading information.

All content uploaded to Resume.com must be related to or support information about the User and may not include information about unrelated third parties or about any fictional character.

Sending unsolicited email of any kind, in mass quantities or otherwise, to a Resume.com server will result in termination of any User accounts and may result in legal action or prosecution.

Subject to these Terms, Resume.com grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and view this Site and the content thereon, solely for your own personal or internal company use, provided, however, that you may not, nor may you allow others to, directly or indirectly: (i) remove, from any copy of the content downloaded, the copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the content; (ii) sell, reproduce, modify or attempt to modify the content in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose, including without limitation use of the content on any other web site; (iii) transfer the content to any other person without the written consent of Resume.com; (iv) print or copy any of the HTML or other computer programs that are accessible at this Site; (v) use this Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair this Site; (vi) interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse, this Site, system resources, accounts, servers or networks connected to or accessible through this Site or affiliated or linked sites; (vii) disrupt or interfere with any other person’s use or enjoyment of this Site or affiliated or linked sites; (viii) upload, post or otherwise transmit on this Site any materials that would negatively affect the functioning of the Site, including without limitation computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files or computer programs or that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on this Site’s infrastructure; (ix) use any robot, spider or other automatic program or device, or manual process to monitor, crawl, scrape, copy, summarize, or otherwise extract information from this Site or the content in whole or in part; (x) use or attempt to use another’s account, password, system or other information without prior written authorization from Resume.com; (xi) create or use a false identity on this Site; (xii) attempt to obtain unauthorized access to this Site or portions of this Site that are restricted from general access; (xiii) transmit on, to or from this Site spam, chain letters, junk mail or any other type of unsolicited mass email; (xiv) harvest or otherwise collect information about others, except for the sole stated purposes provided by this Site, including email addresses, without their consent; or (xv) register an email address that you do not own or for which you do not have the express permission of the owner to register.

In addition, you agree that you are solely responsible for actions and communications undertaken or transmitted in the course of your usage of this Site, and that you will comply with all laws that apply or may apply to your use of or activities on this Site or in respect of the materials and content. Resume.com 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 particular, you acknowledge that you are responsible for the information and material that you submit to this Site (each a "Submission"), and that you, and not Resume.com, will have full responsibility for each such Submission, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright. Unless otherwise explicitly stated herein or in the Privacy Policy, you agree that any Submission provided by you in connection with this Site is provided on a non-proprietary and non-confidential basis. Subject to our compliance with our Privacy Policy, you agree that Resume.com and its affiliates shall be free to use or disseminate a Submission on an unrestricted basis for any purpose. If you submit information to the Sites, you grant Resume.com and its affiliates a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to (in any media now known or not currently known or invented) link to, utilize, use, copy, exploit, and prepare derivative works of the Submission. No information you submit shall be deemed confidential. However, Resume.com agrees to use your information in accordance with Resume.com’s Privacy Policy applicable to personally identifiable information. YOU RETAIN OWNERSHIP OF ANY COPYRIGHTS OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS APPLICABLE TO ANY INFORMATION YOU SUBMIT TO RESUME.COM THROUGH THE SITE. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you hereby assign to Resume.com all right, title and interest in and to any new feature that you may suggest or submit to Resume.com and you acknowledge and agree that Resume.com may use such suggestion or submission in any manner, including, without limitation, to develop features for the Site.

You agree that any Submission by you will comply with the Terms. Resume.com and its affiliates reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all parts of a Submission should it determine that such Submission is in violation with any provision of the Terms.

Resume.com reserves the right at all times to disclose any materials provided by you as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to transmit or remove any materials, in whole or in part, that in Resume.com’s sole discretion is objectionable or in violation of these Terms.

Resume.com reserves the right to deny the User access to Resume.com for any and all violations of these Terms.

Resume.com, its servers and all content associated with Resume.com may only be used for legal activities. Failure to adhere to these Terms will result in the User being denied access to the Site. Resume.com reserves the right to deny the User access to Resume.com for any and all violations of these Terms.

5. Registration and Password

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your registration information and password. You shall be responsible for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify Resume.com of any unauthorized use of your registration or password.

6. Proprietary Rights

Limited License and Copyright: This Site, including all content, is protected by applicable copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of this Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the content. Except as expressly provided herein, Resume.com does not grant any express or implied right or license to you under any intellectual property right, including under any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, or confidential information, of Resume.com or its affiliates.

Trademarks: The product and feature names, company names and logos used on this Site may be trademarks, and may include registered trademarks of Resume.com and its affiliates. Such product and feature names, company names and logos of Resume.com and its affiliates may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Resume.com or its affiliates, as applicable. Other services and company names mentioned on this Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Reservation of Rights: The Site, methods and processes may be covered by one or more patents or other intellectual property rights, and are subject to trade secret and other proprietary rights. Resume.com reserves all such rights.

Software: Any software, including calculator software, as well any files or images generated by such software, code and data accompanying such software (the “Software”), used or accessible through this Site is the copyrighted work of Resume.com or its licensors. Unless provided for elsewhere, you are licensed to use the Software on a non-exclusive basis for the purposes expressly stated on this Site. Except as permitted by law, you may not use the Software for any other purpose or attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the Software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Site.

Certain links on this Site may take you to other websites. Resume.com provides these links only as a convenience. These linked sites are not necessarily under the control of Resume.com. If you use these sites, you will leave this Site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements.

Resume.com is not responsible for the contents of any such linked page or any other page not under its control. Resume.com makes no representation or warranty regarding, and does not endorse, any linked web sites, the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described. Links do not imply that Resume.com sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of Resume.com.

Your correspondence, participation in, or any other dealings with such third parties are solely between you and such third party, and such third parties may provide you with other offers or follow up email from their website or other sources. In the event you apply to any job or forward any correspondence to any entity using an external web site you have linked to through the Sites, please note that you are bound to the terms and privacy policy of that external web site and not Resume.com’s Terms. Please read those third party terms carefully as those are the terms that shall govern your communications or your applications.

8. Billing and Payments

Applicable to users before May 25, 2018:

Resume.com may offer optional premium paid products and tools such as premium Membership and Resume Proofreading. By purchasing access to a premium product or tool, you agree to pay the fees associated with the product or tool that you order. Charges for premium products and tools shall be paid via credit or debit card, ACH, or other means agreed upon between Resume.com and the User. Charges incurred on a periodic basis (eg, monthly, bi-annual, or annual) are charged in advance and shall be subject to automatic renewal for the same period as the original paid period, without requiring prior authorization in each instance. For products or tools billed on a periodic basis, you agree to pay fees during your subscription period until you cancel your subscription. Each term shall automatically renew for subsequent periods of the same length as the initial term unless either party cancels the subscription.

You must provide us with accurate payment information and ensure your payment information kept up to date. If the billing information provided expires, if you do not update your payment method you authorize us to charge your designated payment method for any amounts owed. You are responsible for any uncollected charges.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Users with an active subscription trial or premium products or tools billed on a periodic basis may cancel prior to the expiration of the current term from within their Resume.com user dashboard, by emailing support@resume.com. Resume.com provides a full cancellation and refund of the current subscription term on request. Users who wish to request a refund must contact customer service prior to the end of their current subscription term by emailing support@resume.com.

9. Agreement to Privacy Policy

You agree to abide by the Privacy Policy [needs link], a copy of which is accessible from the home page of this Site.

10. Disclaimers

You acknowledge that any use of or reliance on this Site or any content shall be at your sole risk. Resume.com makes no representation or warranty of any kind regarding the Site and/or the content, including with respect to the information provided by third party legal and other consultants, all of which are provided on an “AS IS” basis. RESUME.COM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. RESUME.COM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE, OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTIONS OR THAT IT WILL BE ERROR-FREE.

User authentication on the internet is difficult. Consequently, Resume.com 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 behaviour of participants on this Site, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more users, you release Resume.com (and our agents and employees) from all claims, demands and damages 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.

Resume.com is under no legal obligation to, and generally does not, control the materials provided by third parties which is made available through the Site. By its very nature, other people’s information may be offensive, harmful or inaccurate, and in some cases will be mislabelled or deceptively labelled. Resume.com does not guarantee, and makes no representations or warranties as to the truthfulness, accuracy, reliability, currency, veracity or completeness of the content or about the results to be obtained using the content. The use of the Site and the content is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Site and may be made at any time.

This Site contains materials, data and information which is provided, posted or offered by third parties. You agree that Resume.com shall have no liability whatsoever for any such third-party material, data or information.

Resume.com shall not be responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason made, by any jobs available on the Site.

11. Limitation of Liability

YOU AGREE THAT RESUME.COM AND ANY THIRD PARTY MENTIONED ON THIS SITE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR HARM TO BUSINESS, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR DATA, LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OF SAVINGS, LOSS OF REVENUE), ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR ACCESS TO, OR THE INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS, THIS SITE, THE MATERIALS, ANY CONTENT PROVIDED OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE OF A THIRD PARTY, EVEN IF RESUME.COM, OR SUCH A THIRD PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS.

The limitations of liability and disclaimers in these Terms apply regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, warranty, civil liability, delict, quasi-delict, strict liability, negligence, or other tort and shall survive a fundamental breach or breaches, or the failure of the essential purpose of contract or the failure of an exclusive remedy.

12. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless each of Resume.com, its affiliates, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents, including all third parties mentioned at the Site, from and against any and all claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Site and the content or your breach of these Terms.

13. Choice of law

This Agreement and any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement (“Dispute”)

will be governed as to all matters, including, but not limited to the validity, construction and performance of this Agreement, by and under the laws of the State of Texas, United States of America, without giving effect to their conflicts of law principles. Any and all actions, lawsuits, or other legal proceedings related to such Dispute shall be filed only in an appropriate court in Travis County, Texas, United States of America.

13. General

(i) Except as expressly provided in additional terms of use for specific areas of the Site, a particular legal notice, or an additional agreement, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between Resume.com and you with respect to the subject matter hereof; (ii) Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this Site or which is the subject of these Terms must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises; (iii) If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms or portion thereof to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of these Terms, and the remainder of these Terms shall continue in full force and effect; (iv) The relationship of the parties is solely that of independent contractors and neither party shall have any authority to act for or bind the other party; (v) The waiver of any breach or default hereunder shall not constitute the waiver of any other or subsequent breach or default; (vi) No changes to these Terms shall be made except by a revised posting on this page.

14. Additional Terms of Use

Certain areas of this Site may be subject to additional terms of use. By using such areas, or any part thereof, you agree to be bound by the additional terms of use applicable to such areas.