terms+conditions

GENERAL INFORMATION

Please read these legal notices carefully before using Charlestondigitalcorridor.com (the 'site' or 'Web site'). By using this site, you convey your agreement with this legal notice. If you do not agree with the terms stated in this legal notice or are dissatisfied with the site, do not use this site. Charlestondigitalcorridor.com ('Charlestondigitalcorridor.com,' 'we,' 'us,' or 'our') reserves the right to alter, modify, or otherwise update these terms at any time, and you agree to be bound by such alterations, modifications, or updates. The terms 'You', 'Yours', 'the Company' and 'User' as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing this web site for any reason. You agree to be bound by all of the terms of this, and all future agreements, as long as you use Charlestondigitalcorridor.com. Charlestondigitalcorridor.com may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are binding on you.

This site is maintained and operated by the Charleston Digital Corridor Foundation, located at 475 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29403, (843) 724-3773. Charlestondigitalcorridor.com shall have the right to terminate your ability to access this site at any time without notice.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK

All logos, Web site design, text, graphics, and the selection and arrangement thereof are the sole property of Charlestondigitalcorridor.com. Except as provided by agreement between Charlestondigitalcorridor.com and authorized entities and individuals, the use of materials on the Web site without the prior written permission of Charlestondigitalcorridor.com is strictly prohibited. This includes copying or adapting the HTML code used to generate Web pages on Charlestondigitalcorridor.com.

Charlestondigitalcorridor.com, Talent Portal, Skills Bank and certain other names or logos are service marks or trademarks of Charlestondigitalcorridor.com. All other service marks and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Charlestondigitalcorridor.com is not responsible for other service marks, trademarks, and company names that may be the trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.

PASSWORD AND SECURITY

By registering, you certify that the information you provide on the registration form is accurate and belongs to you. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information and password. You are responsible for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your registration or password.

By contracting as a client of Charlestondigitalcorridor.com, disclosing to or sharing your password with any third parties or using your password for any unauthorized purpose is prohibited.

CODE OF CONDUCT / Acceptable Uses of the Site

When you use the TALENT PORTAL and SKILLS BANK portions of the Charlestondigitalcorridor.com Web site, you agree to use the site for lawful purposes only. These services are intended for use by individuals seeking employment (or career information) and employers seeking employees.

The following rules are applicable to all users of the site. You are prohibited from:

  1. Taking any action that imposes an unreasonable load on the Site's infrastructure
  2. Using any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Web Site or any activity being conducted on this site.
  3. Attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Web Site.
  4. Deleting or revising any material posted by any other person or entity.
  5. Framing of or linking to any of the materials or information available from the Web Site.

Charlestondigitalcorridor.com does not monitor all submissions to the site, but reserves the right to do so and to remove or edit anything that is in violation of this legal notice or the policies of Charlestondigitalcorridor.com.

Our Privacy Statement governs information submitted to Charlestondigitalcorridor.com and information distributed by us.

If you submit any information (email, resume, job posting, forum, etc.) to our site, you agree not to:

  1. Post or transmit anything that is defamatory, abusive, libelous, unlawful, obscene, threatening, harassing, fraudulent, pornographic, harmful, or that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
  2. Post or transmit pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  3. Post or transmit anything that violates the copyright or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, including but not limited to copyrights and trademarks.
  4. Post or transmit a virus or any other harmful component.
  5. Contact Charlestondigitalcorridor.com users (employers and job candidates) through unsolicited email, telephone calls, mailings or any other method of communication.
  6. Reply to any employment advertisement on our site for any reason other than to apply for the job.

While retrieving information (resumes, job postings, forums, etc.) from our site, you agree not to:

  1. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, use or attempting 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 this Web Site.
  2. Aggregate, copy or duplicate in any manner any of the materials or information available from the Web Site.
  3. Access data not intended for such user, or log into a server or account that the user is not authorized to access.

Charlestondigitalcorridor.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to deny service to any user while investigation of violations are in progress.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Charlestondigitalcorridor.com contains links to third-party Web sites. We provide these links solely as aids to assist you in locating other Internet resources that may be of interest to you. Charlestondigitalcorridor.com is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites or any link contained in a linked site and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party Web sites. Charlestondigitalcorridor.com reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time. If you decide to access any third-party sites linked to this site, you do so at your own risk.

We welcome your suggestions for links to our site. You may suggest a link to this site; however, the link may not state or imply that Charlestondigitalcorridor.com endorses your site.

DISCLAIMER

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE OR IN ANY REFERENCED LINKS. CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE.

CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE THAT IS THE BASIS FOR THIS WEB SITE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, DIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT JOB CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED OR HIRED BY ANY OF THE EMPLOYERS WHOSE JOB POSTINGS APPEAR ON THIS SITE. CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM DOES NOT TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY JOB THAT CANDIDATES MAY SECURE AS A RESULT OF USING THIS SITE. CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO ANY JOB, CANDIDATES, EMPLOYERS, OR THIRD PARTY WHETHER IN REGARDS TO ITS WEB SITE, HIRING, EMPLOYMENT RECRUITING PRACTICES, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES. CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY JOB, CANDIDATE, EMPLOYER, OR THIRD PARTY ON THIS SITE.

CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE INFORMATION ON OUR SITE WILL BE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE, OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

INDEMNITY

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Charlestondigitalcorridor.com, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions, damages, or demands (including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees) alleging or resulting from your violation of these legal notices, your use of this site or site-related services, or your violation of any rights of another. Your use of this site is at your own risk.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Unless otherwise specified, the information on this site is presented solely for individuals seeking employment and career information and for employers seeking candidates for employment. This site is controlled and operated by Charlestondigitalcorridor.com from its office within the State of South Carolina, U.S.A. Charlestondigitalcorridor.com makes no representation that the information on this site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local law, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of South Carolina, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. No waiver of any term of this agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term of this agreement.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO INTERNET SERVICES AGREEMENT

  1. Independent Contractor/Relationship of Parties. This Agreement is not intended to nor shall it constitute, create, give rise to, or otherwise recognize a joint venture, partnership or formal business organization of any kind, and the rights and obligations of the parties shall be only those expressly set forth.
  2. Use of Information; Damages. The information on this site which the Company is authorized to access may only be used by its authorized office and may not be republished, broadcast or otherwise disseminated outside its authorized office; the Company agrees its breach of this section is a material breach of this agreement for which the Company may be liable to Charlestondigitalcorridor.com for special, exemplary, punitive, indirect, statutory, or consequential damages including lost revenues and/or profits.
  3. Billing and Payment. Invoices submitted by Charlestondigitalcorridor.com are payable on the due date; invoices not paid within fifteen (15) days after the due date shall be subject to an interest charge at a rate of one and one-half percent (1½ %) per month, or the legal limit, whichever is less, from the due date of the invoice until paid. The Company expressly recognizes that non-payment when due is a material default of this Agreement. In the event Charlestondigitalcorridor.com institutes an action to collect amounts due, the Company shall reimburse Charlestondigitalcorridor.com for its expenses including reasonable attorney's fees incurred in the pursuit of such action. In addition to any other remedies for failure to pay an invoice when due, Charlestondigitalcorridor.com may restrict the Company's access to the site, and/or remove its job ads from the site. Any such restriction or interruption of service does not relieve the customer of the obligation to pay the monthly service fee. At the time any payment becomes sixty (60) days past due, all payments on such contract, including those for future months service, become immediately due and payable.
  4. Notice. All notices and communications required or permitted shall be in writing, delivered personally, or by electronic mail, facsimile, overnight delivery service at the address set forth on the first page of the Internet Services Agreement and shall be effective upon receipt.
  5. Warranty. The Disclaimer in Legal Notices is incorporated herein.
  6. Force Majeure. Charlestondigitalcorridor.com hereby agrees to use commercially reasonable efforts to perform its obligations expeditiously, but Charlestondigitalcorridor.com shall not be liable nor deemed to be in default for any delays or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from any cause or circumstance beyond Charlestondigitalcorridor.com's reasonable control including, but not limited to, strikes, lockouts, fires, acts of government or governmental agencies, accidents, machinery breakdowns, delays of carriers or suppliers, public emergency, failure of equipment or software, unexpected use of the site, computer virus and unauthorized use of the site.
  7. Limitation of Liability. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM BE LIABLE TO THE COMPANY FOR ANY SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, STATUTORY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST REVENUE OR PROFITS) RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATED TO CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM'S PERFORMANCE OR FAILURE TO PERFORM ANY OF ITS OBLIGATIONS UNDER, OR BREACH OF, THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY WAS ADVISED, KNEW, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN, OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM'S LIABILITY TO THE COMPANY SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE FEES PAID BY THE COMPANY TO CHARLESTONDIGITALCORRIDOR.COM IN THE MOST RECENT THREE MONTHS.
  8. Indemnity. Except to the extent of the negligence of Charlestondigitalcorridor.com, the Company will indemnify and hold harmless Charlestondigitalcorridor.com, and its respective officers, directors, employees, agents and advisors from and against any loss, claim, damage, liability or expense (including reasonable attorneys fees and investigation expenses) ('Claim') arising from, related to or resulting from the Company's breach of this contract or use of the internet site and services.
  9. Assignment. The Agreement may not be assigned by the Company without Charlestondigitalcorridor.com's written consent. Charlestondigitalcorridor.com may assign this agreement including by operation of law.
  10. Successors. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties, their heirs, legal representatives, successors, and permitted assigns.
  11. Use of Names. Charlestondigitalcorridor.com shall be permitted to use the Company's name in our external and internal customer listings.
  12. Compliance with Laws. In exercising their rights and obligations under this Agreement, the parties shall comply with all applicable laws and government regulations.
  13. Entire Agreement. This Agreement together with all Job Posting Guidelines, Legal Notices (including these General Terms and Conditions Applicable to Internet Services Agreements), and Privacy Statements which are maintained on Charlestondigitalcorridor.com's website (and subject to change by Charlestondigitalcorridor.com from time to time in its sole discretion) constitutes the entire understanding of the parties, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous written and oral agreements, representations or negotiations with respect to the subject matter hereof.
  14. Changes. Except for pricing changes and the Job Posting Guidelines, Legal Notices, and Privacy Statements maintained on Charlestondigitalcorridor.com's website which may be changed or modified by Charlestondigitalcorridor.com from time to time in its sole discretion, changes to this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties.
  15. Waiver. The failure of either party to insist on the strict performance of any terms, covenants and conditions of this Agreement at any time, or in any one or more instances, or its failure to take advantage of any of its rights, or any course of conduct or dealing, shall not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment of any such rights or conditions at any future time and shall in no way affect the continuance in full force and effect of all the provisions of this Agreement.
  16. Headings. Headings used in the Agreement are for convenience of reference only and shall not be construed as altering the meaning of this Agreement or any of its parts.
  17. Severabilty. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the remaining terms shall not be affected. The Agreement shall be interpreted as if the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision had not been included in it, and the invalid or unenforceable provision shall be replaced by a mutually acceptable provision which, being valid and enforceable, comes closest to the intention of the parties underlying the invalid or unenforceable provision.