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These Terms constitute a binding agreement between You and Offshore Associates ("Offshore Associates"), and are deemed accepted by You each time that You use or access any Offshore Associates Site or Offshore Associates Services. If You do not accept the Terms stated here, do not use the Offshore Associates Site and the Offshore Associates Services.
Offshore Associates may revise these Terms at any time by posting an updated version to this Web page. You should visit this page periodically to review the most current Terms because they are binding on You.
Users who violate these Terms may have their access and use of the Offshore Associates Site suspended or terminated, at Offshore Associates's discretion.
You must be 13 years of age or older to visit or use any Offshore Associates 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 Offshore Associates Site under the supervision of a parent, legal guardian, or other responsible adult.
Offshore Associates authorizes You, subject to these Terms, to access and use the Offshore Associates Site and the Offshore Associates Content (as defined below) and to download and print a single copy of the content available on or from the Offshore Associates Site solely for Your personal, non-commercial use. The contents of the Offshore Associates Site, such as designs, text, graphics, images, video, information, logos, button icons, software, audio files and other Offshore Associates content (collectively, "Offshore Associates Content"), are protected under copyright, trademark and other laws. All Offshore Associates Content is the property of Offshore Associates or its licensors. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on the Offshore Associates Site is the exclusive property of Offshore Associates and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws. Unauthorized use of the Offshore Associates Content may violate these laws and/or applicable communications regulations and statutes, and is strictly prohibited. You must preserve all copyright, trademark, service mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Offshore Associates Content on any authorized copy You make of the Offshore Associates Content.
Any code that Offshore Associates creates to generate or display any Offshore Associates Content or the pages making up any Offshore Associates Site is also protected by Offshore Associates's copyright and You may not copy or adapt such code.
You may not use any of the Offshore Associates Content on any other Web site or in a networked computer environment (including, without limitation, by uploading or republishing Offshore Associates Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet site or incorporating the Offshore Associates Content in any other database or compilation for any purpose). Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time without notice and with or without cause.
The job posting, resume database ("Offshore Associates Resume Database") and other features of the Offshore Associates Site may be used only by individuals seeking employment and/or career information and by employers seeking employees. In addition, the Offshore Associates Communities may be used by individuals for permitted professional and personal networking purposes. Your use of the Offshore Associates Services is also subject to any other contracts You may have with Offshore Associates. In the case of any conflict between these Terms and any contract you have with Offshore Associates, the terms of your contract will prevail. The term "post" as used herein shall mean information that You submit, publish or display on a Offshore Associates Site.
All Offshore Associates Users agree to not:
Violations of system or network security may result in civil and/or criminal liability. Offshore Associates 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.
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 Offshore Associates Site registrations and passwords, whether or not authorized by You. You agree to immediately notify Offshore Associates of any unauthorized use of Your employer account, Profile, or passwords.
Employers are solely responsible for their postings on Offshore Associates Site. Offshore Associates is not to be considered to be an employer with respect to Your use of any Offshore Associates Site and Offshore Associates shall not be responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason, made by any entity posting jobs on any Offshore Associates Site.
You understand and acknowledge that if You cancel Your employer account or Your employer account is terminated, all Your account information from Offshore Associates, including saved resumes, network contacts, and email mailing lists, will be marked as deleted in and may be deleted from Offshore Associates's databases. Information may continue to be available for some period of time because of delays in propagating such deletion through Offshore Associates's web servers.
In order to protect our Offshore Associates Community Users from commercial advertising or solicitation, Offshore Associates reserves the right to restrict the number of e-mails which an employer may send to Users to a number which Offshore Associates deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
Candidate profiles derived from User Content may also be made available through the Sites. Offshore Associates does not make any representations regarding the accuracy or validity of such derived works or their appropriateness for evaluation by employers. Derived profiles may vary significantly from User Content.
When You register with any Offshore Associates Site, You will be asked to create an account and provide Offshore Associates with certain information including, without limitation, a valid email address (Your "Information").
Any Profile You submit must be accurate and describe You, an individual person. The Profile requires standard fields to be completed and you may not include in these fields any telephone numbers, street addresses, email addresses or other means of contacting You, other than Your last name and URLs.
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 Offshore Associates Site.
You understand and acknowledge that You have no ownership rights in Your account and that if You cancel Your Offshore Associates account or Your Offshore Associates account is terminated, all Your account information from Offshore Associates, including resumes, Profiles, cover letters, saved jobs, questionnaires will be marked as deleted in and may be deleted from Offshore Associates's databases and will be removed from any public area of the Offshore Associates Site. Information may continue to be available for some period of time because of delays in propagating such deletion through Offshore Associates's web servers. In addition, third parties may retain saved copies of Your Information.
Offshore Associates reserves the right to delete Your account and all of Your Information after a significant duration of inactivity.
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 Offshore Associates Site ("User Content") is the sole responsibility of the person from which such User Content originated. Offshore Associates 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 Offshore Associates and you are responsible for protecting those rights, as appropriate. By submitting, posting or displaying User Content on or through Offshore Associates, you grant Offshore Associates, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt, distribute and publish such User Content through Offshore Associates. In addition, by submitting, posting or displaying User Content which is intended to be available to the general public, you grant Offshore Associates, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt, distribute and publish such User Content for the purpose of promoting Offshore Associates and its services. Offshore Associates will discontinue this licensed use within a commercially reasonable period after such User Content is removed from Offshore Associates. Offshore Associates reserves the right to refuse to accept, post, display or transmit any User Content in its sole discretion.
If You post User Content in any public area of any Offshore Associates 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 Offshore Associates Site retains any and all rights that may exist in such User Content. Offshore Associates 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 Offshore Associates Site. Offshore Associates reserves the right to expel Users and prevent their further access to the Offshore Associates Site and/or use of Offshore Associates Services for violating the Terms or applicable laws, rules or regulations. Offshore Associates 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 Offshore Associates, damage Offshore Associates's brand or public image, or cause Offshore Associates to lose Users or (in whole or in part) the services of its ISPs or other suppliers.
Offshore Associates does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of User Content, derivative works from User Content, or any other communications posted by Users nor does Offshore Associates endorse any opinions expressed by Users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other Users will be at Your own risk.
You may not include, in any User Content submitted to Offshore Associates Communities, information that may be interpreted as a direct solicitation, advertisement or recruitment for an available job position directed to individuals seeking employment on either a full time or part time basis. In order to protect our Offshore Associates Community Users from commercial advertising or solicitation, Offshore Associates reserves the right to restrict the number of e-mails or other messages which a User may send to other Users to a number which Offshore Associates deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
Candidate profiles derived from User Content may also be made available through the Offshore Associates Site. Offshore Associates does not make any representations regarding the accuracy or validity of such derived works or their appropriateness for evaluation by employers. Derived profiles may differ significantly from User Content.
We appreciate hearing from our Users and welcome Your comments regarding our services and the Offshore Associates Site. 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 Offshore Associates. 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. Offshore Associates 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.
If You believe that Your copyrighted work or trademark has been uploaded, posted or copied to any Offshore Associates Site and is accessible on such Offshore Associates Site in a way that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement, please contact the Director of Compliance and Fraud Prevention who we have designated as our agent to receive notices of claims of copyright or trademark infringement or other nonconformance to these Terms on the Offshore Associates Site. You can contact the CEO as follows:
Mrs. Soumya Renjith
Makayiram bldng., Behind Head Post Office,
Kottayam - 1
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Offshore Associates respects 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 owners rights. As a condition to Your use of the Offshore Associates Site, You agree not to use any Offshore Associates Site to infringe the intellectual property rights of others in any way. Offshore Associates reserves the right to terminate the accounts of any Users, and block access to the Offshore Associates Site of any Users who are repeat infringers of the copyrights, or other intellectual property rights, of others. Offshore Associates reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take these actions to limit access to the Site and/or terminate the accounts of any time, in our sole discretion Users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement, with or without notice, and without any liability to the User who is terminated or to the User whose access is blocked. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that You believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against You, please contact the Director of Compliance and Fraud Prevention as set out above.
The Offshore Associates Site act as, among other things, venues for (i) employers to post job opportunities and search for and evaluate job candidates and (ii) candidates to post resumes and Profiles and search for and evaluate job opportunities. Offshore Associates does not screen or censor the listings, including Profiles offered. Offshore Associates is not involved in the actual transaction between employers and candidates. As a result, Offshore Associates is not responsible for 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 Offshore Associates makes no representations about any jobs, resumes or User Content on the Offshore Associates Site. While Offshore Associates reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove User Content, job postings, resumes or other material from the Offshore Associates Site from time to time, Offshore Associates does not assume any obligation to do so and to the extent permitted by law, disclaims any liability for failing to take any such action.
Offshore Associates Communities provides a venue for individuals to network for professional and personal purposes and Offshore Associates does not screen or censor the Profiles or User Content on the Offshore Associates Site. Offshore Associates is not involved in the actual communications between Users. As a result, Offshore Associates has no control over the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Profiles or User Content submitted on the Offshore Associates Site and makes no representations about any Profile or User Content on the Offshore Associates Site.
Note that there are risks, including but not limited to the risk of physical harm, of dealing with strangers, 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 Offshore Associates Site. 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 Offshore Associates Site.
Because User authentication on the Internet is difficult, Offshore Associates 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 Offshore Associates Site, in the event that You have a dispute with one or more Users, You release Offshore Associates (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 to the fullest extent permitted by law.
The Offshore Associates Site and the Offshore Associates Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Offshore Associates makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of any Offshore Associates Site or the Offshore Associates Content. The use of all Offshore Associates Site and the Offshore Associates Content is at Your own risk. Changes are periodically made to Offshore Associates Site and may be made at any time. Offshore Associates cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of any Offshore Associates Site. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by a User from Offshore Associates or through or from any Offshore Associates Site shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.
If You are a California resident, You waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which says: "A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him or her must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor."
Offshore Associates encourages You to keep a back-up copy of any of Your User Content. To the extent permitted by law, in no event shall Offshore Associates be liable for the deletion, loss, or unauthorized modification of any User Content.
Offshore Associates 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 Offshore Associates 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.
If You believe that something on the Site violates these Terms please contact our designated agent set forth in Section 7 above.
If notified of any content or other materials which allegedly do not conform to these Terms, Offshore Associates may in its sole discretion investigate the allegation and determine whether to remove or request the removal of the content. Offshore Associates has no liability or responsibility to Users for performance or nonperformance of such activities.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE BY LAW, OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES SITE OR ANY OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES SERVICES WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT ANY OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES SITE AND ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF ANY OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES SITE OR THE OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES CONTENT RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA OR ANY OTHER COSTS, OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS. THE OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES SITE AND OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES, 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. OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES CONTENT, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON ANY OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA, LOST EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES SITE AND THE OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT OFFSHORE ASSOCIATES IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
The Offshore Associates Site contain links to third party Web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to You and not as an endorsement by Offshore Associates of the contents on such third-party Web sites. Offshore Associates 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.
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 Offshore Associates Site.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Offshore Associates, 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 Offshore Associates Site, (ii) Your use of any Offshore Associates Content, or (iii) Your breach of these Terms. Offshore Associates shall provide notice to You promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding.
Offshore Associates makes no claims or representations that the Offshore Associates Content may be lawfully viewed or accessed outside of the United States. Access to the Offshore Associates Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If You access any Offshore Associates Site You do so at Your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of Your jurisdiction. Any software downloaded from any Offshore Associates Site is further subject to United States export control laws, and may not be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria or any other country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods or (ii) to any individual or entity on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using such software, You represent and warrant that You are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country, individual, or entity on any such list.
These Terms are governed by the internal substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 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 Boston, Massachusetts. 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, Offshore Associates's failure to enforce any term of these Terms shall not be deemed as a waiver of such term or otherwise affect Offshore Associates'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 Offshore Associates Site, a particular "Legal Notice," or software license or material on particular pages on the Offshore Associates Site, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between You and Offshore Associates with respect to the use of the Offshore Associates Site. No changes to these Terms shall be made except by a revised posting on this page.
These Terms will remain in full force and effect while You are a User of any Offshore Associates Site. Offshore Associates 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 Offshore Associates Site and immediate termination of Your registration with or ability to access the Offshore Associates Site and/or any other services provided to You by Offshore Associates, upon any breach by You of these Terms or if Offshore Associates is unable to verify or authenticate any information You submit to a Offshore Associates Site registration. Even after You are no longer a User of the Offshore Associates Site, certain provisions of these Terms will remain in effect, including Sections 1, 2, 5, 7 through 16, inclusive.