Understanding your rights and responsibilities as a Monster user
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Users who violate these Terms may have their access and use of the Monster Sites suspended or terminated, at Monster’s discretion.
2. Use of Monster Content
The Company authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the material or content available on Monster.com.sg and to access and use the Monster Sites and the Monster Content (as defined below) and to download and print a single copy of the content available on or from the Monster Sites solely for your personal, non-commercial use. The contents of this Monster.com.sg Web Site, and of all other websites under the Company's control, whether partial or otherwise, and such other websites are sometimes collectively referred to as the “Monster Sites”) such as text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software and other Monster content (collectively, "Monster Content"), are protected by copyright under Singapore, United States and international copyright, trademark, and other laws. All Monster Content is the property of the Company or its content suppliers or clients. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on the Web Site are the exclusive property of the Company and are protected by Singapore, United States and international copyright, trademark, and other laws Unauthorized use of the Monster Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You must retain all copyright, trademark, service mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Monster Content on any copy you make of the Monster Content. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose in connection with products or services that are not those of Monster, in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers or that otherwise infringes Monster's intellectual property rights.
Any code that Monster creates to generate or display any Monster Content or the pages making up any Monster Site is also protected by Monster's copyright and You may not copy or adapt such code.
You may not use any of the Monster Content on any other Web site or in a networked computer environment (including, without limitation, by uploading or republishing Monster Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet site or incorporating the Monster Content in any other database or compilation for any purpose). You shall not copy or adapt the HTML code that the Company creates to generate any Monster Content or the pages making up any Monster Site which is also protected by the Company's copyright. 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.
3. Monster Site Restrictions
Users shall not use any Monster Site in order to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update, distribute, share, store or destroy material, including without limitation Monster Content, (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property or proprietary rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, (c) that belongs to another person and to which the user does not have any right to, (d) that is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, threatening, abusive or hateful or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating encouraging money laundering or gambling or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever, (e) harm minors in any way, (f) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such message or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature, (g) impersonate another person or entity, (h) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of Monster’s computer systems or site or Monster’s users, customer’s computer systems or site, (i) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of Singapore, friendly relations with foreign states or of public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or insulting any other nation. General Rules: The job posting and resume database features of the Web Site may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking employment and career information and employers seeking employees. Users may not use the Web Site in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.
Web Site Security Rules : Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of any Monster Web Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which the user is not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization, (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Web Site, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mail bombing" or "crashing", (d) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. The Company 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.
4. Registration Information
The Company reserves the right to offer third party services and products to You based on the preferences that You identify in your registration and at any time thereafter; such offers may be made by the Company or by third parties. Please see the Company's Privacy Statement for further details regarding your Information.
5. Use of the Monster Services
The job posting, resume database (“Monster Resume Database”) and other features of the Monster Sites may be used only by individuals seeking employment and/or career information and by employers seeking employees. In addition, the Monster Communities may be used by individuals for permitted professional and personal networking purposes. Your use of the Monster Services is also subject to any other contracts You may have with Monster. In the case of any conflict between these Terms and any contract you have with Monster, the terms of your contract will prevail. The term “post” as used herein shall mean information that You submit, publish or display on a Monster Site.
6. Specific Prohibited uses
The job posting and resume database features of Monster.com.sg may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking employment and career information and employers seeking employees.
The Company specifically prohibits any other use of the Web Site, and all users agree not to use the Web Site, for any of the following:
The Company also specifically prohibits any use / insertion of any of the User's URL, web link, e mail address and website while posting any job on www.monster.com.sg and all Users agree not to use / insert any of the User's URL, web link, e mail address and website while posting any job on www.monster.com.sg.
On non conformance by users of any of the aforesaid terms, Monster may in its sole discretion, restrict or terminate the offending User's ability to access the Monster Site(s) and determine whether to take any other actions whether to remove or request the removal of the User Content. Monster has no liability or responsibility to Users for performance or nonperformance of such activities. Additionally, Monster has the right to initiate appropriate proceedings against the offending user as per law.
7. Registration Information
8. User Content and Submissions
As a user, you are solely responsible for your My Monster Account information, content, messages or other information ("User Content") that you submit, publish or display on the Monster Web Site or transmit to other users. By posting User Content to any Monster Site, , including message boards, forums, contests and chat rooms, You automatically grant, and You represent and warrant that You have the right to grant, to Monster an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute such User Content and to prepare derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the User Content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/ or incorporate into other works, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in such User Content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses thereof.
By posting User Content to any public or non-public area of any Monster Site, including message boards, forums, contests and chat rooms, You grant the Company and its parent company and affiliates the loyalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub licensable (through multiple tiers), non-exclusive right (including any moral rights) and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the User Content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content. You also warrant that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such content, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to You the right to grant the license stated above. 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 any Monster Site retains any and all rights that may exist in such User Content.
You agree that any email send by an employer to a jobseeker for any prospective job opportunity through Monster website may be stored at the Monster account of the said jobseeker for at least a period of 7 days , to enable the said jobseeker to access the email, as send by the employer, to take a conscious decision about the job offer in the said email.
The following is a list of User Content that is prohibited on the Monster Web Sites. The list is for illustration only and is not a complete list of all prohibited User Content:
The Company does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. You acknowledge that any reliance on content / material posted by other users will be at your own risk.
The users agree, acknowledge and consent that they shall not post, upload, submit, publish and advertise any jobs, the hiring methods on the website which are discriminatory in nature and / or devoid of fair employment practice as per applicable the laws, regulations of Singapore and /or Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment and/ or any other rules, regulations and policy framed in this connection by the concerned Ministry of the Government of Singapore. Upon being notified to Monster by any third party or being suo-moto detected by Monster that any of the user is in breach of the above requirement, Monster shall immediately serve upon a notice to the concerned user to either delete or suitably amend such job posting, publication and advertisement to the satisfaction of Monster. If the concerned user upon the receipt of the above notice from Monster fails to either delete or amend such job posting, publication and advertisement with a period of 24 hours from such receipt, then Monster shall at its sole discretion without any other prior notice immediately delete such job posting and in doing so, the concerned user agrees and acknowledges to waive, and hereby does waive any legal or equitable rights or remedies that he has or may have against Monster with respect thereto, and also agrees to indemnify and hold Monster, its affiliates and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to their aforesaid content submission in Monster Website. For more information and details on Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment please visit the website www.fairemployment.sg, which the user agrees to bind to.
We appreciate hearing from our Users and welcome your comments regarding our services and the Monster Sites. Please be advised, however, that our policy does not permit us to accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions, inventions or materials other than those which we have specifically requested. While we do value your feedback on our services, please be specific in your comments regarding our services and do not submit creative ideas, inventions, suggestions, or materials. If, despite our request, You send us creative suggestions, ideas, drawings, concepts, inventions, or other information (collectively the "Submission"), the Submission shall be the property of the Company. 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. The Company 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 who submitted the Submission.
9. Registration and Password
You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account access information and password. You shall be responsible for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by you. You are not authorized to share your password or other account access information with any other party, temporarily or permanently, and breach of this obligation may tantamount to disabling the Monster account and Monster Services. You agree to immediately notify the Company of any unauthorized use of your Monster Account and password.
10. Additional terms applicable to Employers
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 Monster Site registrations and passwords, whether or not authorized by You. You agree to immediately notify Monster of any unauthorized use of Your employer account, Profile, or passwords.
Employers are solely responsible for their postings on Monster Sites. Monster is not to be considered to be an employer with respect to Your use of any Monster Site and Monster shall not be responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason, made by any entity posting jobs on any Monster Site.
You understand and acknowledge that if You cancel Your employer account or Your employer account is terminated, all Your account information from Monster, including saved resumes, network contacts, and email mailing lists, will be marked as deleted in and may be deleted from Monster's databases. Information may continue to be available for some period of time because of delays in propagating such deletion through Monster’s web servers.
In order to protect our Monster Community Users from commercial advertising or solicitation, Monster reserves the right to restrict the number of e-mails which an employer may send to Users to a number which Monster deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
Candidate profiles derived from User Content may also be made available through the Sites. Monster 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.
A Job posting may not contain:
You may not use Your Monster job posting to:
Monster reserves the right to remove any job posting or content from any Monster Site, which in the reasonable exercise of Monster’s discretion, does not comply with the above Terms, or if any content is posted that Monster believes is not in the best interest of Monster.
If at any time during Your use of the Monster Services, You made a misrepresentation of fact to Monster or otherwise misled Monster in regards to the nature of Your business activities, Monster will have grounds to terminate Your use of the Monster Services.
Use of the Monster Resume Database by Employers
You shall use the Monster Resume Database as provided in these Terms and in any contract You have with Monster. You shall use the Monster Resume Database in accordance with all applicable privacy and data protection laws, and You agree You shall not further disclose any of the data from Monster Resume Database to any third party, unless You are an authorized recruitment agency, staffing agency, advertising or other agency or using the resume explicitly for employment purposes.
You shall take appropriate physical, technical, and administrative measures to protect the data You have obtained from Monster Resume Database from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. You shall not share Resume Database seat-based license login credentials with any other party, nor share Resume Database pay-per-view license login credentials with any party.
The Monster Resume Database shall not be used:
(a) for any purpose other than as an employer seeking employees, including but not limited to advertising promotions, products, or services to any resume holders;
b) to make unsolicited phone calls or faxes or send unsolicited mail, email, or newsletters to resume holders or to contact any individual unless they have agreed to be contacted (where consent is required or, if express consent is not required, who has not informed you that they do not want to be contacted); or
In order to ensure a safe and effective experience for all of our customers, Monster reserves the right to limit the amount of data (including resume views) that may be accessed by them in any given time period. These limits may be amended in Monster's sole discretion from time to time.
11. Additional terms applicable to Job Seekers.
When You register with any Monster Site, You will be asked to create an account and provide Monster 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 Monster Sites.
You understand and acknowledge that You have no ownership rights in Your account and that if You cancel Your Monster account or Your Monster account is terminated, all Your account information from Monster, including resumes, Profiles, cover letters, saved jobs, questionnaires will be marked as deleted in and may be deleted from Monster's databases and will be removed from any public area of the Monster Sites. Information may continue to be available for some period of time because of delays in propagating such deletion through Monster’s web servers. In addition, third parties may retain saved copies of Your Information.
12. Data Privacy and SMS Alerts
In the context of the 'alerts' service being introduced by Monster; the candidate consents to the use of his personal data in the form of cellular phone number(s) being used by Monster to forward relevant job alerts and other information as and when they become available.
13. Professional Networking
Professional Networking is a facility introduced by Monster on its website for networking between Employer, their Recruiters and Job seekers through their respective Monster Accounts which will facilitate them in fulfillment of career and job opportunities through this unique facility.
Terms for Job Seekers:
Jobseekers have the capability to connect with other job seekers on Monster website through their respective Monster Accounts. This connect can happen only among seekers who have some common background like being colleagues at a company, college alumni, through their connect on email/social networks, or through their common connections on the Professional network. Job Seekers can use their profile in Monster Account for their Professional Network. Job Seekers may limit their profile access & visibility on the Professional network at their discretion. They can also control the flow of social activities related information to their contact IDs using their account settings.
Job seekers shall have three profile preferences - Public, Limited and Private.
As a jobseeker, you understand and acknowledge that if you cancel your Monster account or your Monster account is terminated, all your information in the Professional network, will be marked as deleted in and may be deleted from Monster's databases and will be removed from any public area of the Monster Sites. Information may continue to be available for some period of time because of delays in propagating such deletion through Monster’s web servers. However, your connections and third parties may retain saved copies of Your Information.
Terms for Recruiters:
Recruiters associated with Monster’s paid Clients, Customers/ Employers can create their Individual recruiter profile on Monster website, which shall be registered by Monster at its sole discretion. These recruiters will function as authorized users of their company’s Monster account(s). They can use their profile to manage their company’s profile, post jobs, do database searches and perform other recruitment related activities for their company. They can have a direct connect with the jobseekers, who can follow them to know about their activities.
Such authorized recruiters shall be solely responsible for managing Professional Networking profile and will not be able to represent the same account as soon as their engagement terminates with their respective Company. However, such recruiter’s Professional Networking profile will be there on Monster’s Professional Network containing the basic information of such recruiters along with the followers, which can be used by the recruiter for any other Monster Employer on association with the other Monster Employer. Monster reserves the right to delete or remove of any such individual authorized recruiters without notice if it comes to Monster's knowledge or if it is otherwise notified to Monster that it infringes and/or violates any third party’s Trade Mark, Copy right and / or any other intellectual property right and Monster may also terminate access to its Website permanently.
Additional terms for non-customer Recruiters creating Recruiter Profile on Monster site.
The non-customer Recruiters, either individuals, free lancers or other entities (“non-customer Recruiters”) who create Recruiter Profile on Monster site shall be solely responsible for managing their respective Recruiter Profile on Monster sites, submission of true & correct information and ensure that the data, job posting, and other information submitted through Recruiter profile is correct, true and not misleading and shall not upload, display of data, job posting and other material in Monster sites which : is in violation of any applicable law or regulation; will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property or proprietary rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others; belongs to another person/entity and to which you do not have any right to; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such message or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person or entity; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of Monster’s computer systems or sites or Monster’s users, customer’s computer systems or site; is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, threatening, abusive or hateful or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, seeking money from jobseekers, relating encouraging money laundering or gambling or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever.
Such non-customer Recruiters authorize Monster to use their information in order to send e-mail or other communications regarding offers and updates at Monster sites to contact them about their opinion about current Monster products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered and also authorize Monster to provide additional communications, promotions and information on new Monster opportunities, product/services and additional job postings. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about such Recruiters. Monster reserves the right to restrict/amend the features of Recruiter’s Profile, manner of its use, as Monster deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
Such non-customer Recruiters agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Monster, 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 content or other material provided to Recruiter profile, (ii) Use of any Monster content, or (iii) breach of these terms.
On non-conformance of any of the aforesaid terms Monster reserves the right to delete or remove offending Recruiter Profile without notice if it comes to Monster's knowledge or if it is otherwise notified to Monster that it infringes and/or violates any third party’s Trade Mark, Copy right and / or any other intellectual property right and Monster may also terminate access to its Websites permanently. Monster has no liability or responsibility to Recruiters for performance or non-performance of such activities. Additionally, Monster has the right to initiate appropriate proceedings against the offending Recruiters as per law.
Terms for Companies / Employers:
Monster’s paid clients/customers who use the site for their recruitments related requirements, and who will now be able to leverage the network through their authorized recruiters. As part of Professional Networking , the company would be able to connect with a larger audience by having direct followers of their profile, and also through connections of their recruiters. Through their company profile, they will be able to showcase their company environment, policies & other important information, and engage jobseekers through Polls & Surveys.
They will have sole responsibility of authorizing & managing the recruiters associated with their profile at their own discretion. In the event any of the Employer recruiter’s, engagement terminates with the Employer, having Monster’s Professional Networking representation for the Employer, it shall be the sole responsibility of the Employer to immediately notify Monster about the termination of engagement with the said recruiter and appointment of a new recruiter. Employer shall ensure to keep informed Monster changes / updates in their recruiters as and when any changes thereof from time to time.
14. Mobile Services
If you use the Monster Sites through a mobile device, you agree that information about your use of the Monster Sites through your mobile device and carrier may be communicated to us, including but not limited to your mobile carrier, your mobile device, or your physical location. In addition, use of the Monster Sites through a mobile device may cause data to be displayed on and through your mobile device. By accessing the Monster Sites using a mobile device, you represent that to the extent you import any of your Monster data to your mobile device that you have authority to share the transferred data with your mobile carrier or other access provider. In the event you change or deactivate your mobile account, you must promptly update your Monster account information to ensure that your messages are not sent to the person that acquires your old number and failure to do so is your responsibility. You acknowledge that you are responsible for all charges and necessary permissions related to accessing the Monster Sites through your mobile access provider. Therefore, you should check with your provider to find out if the Monster Sites are available and the terms for these services for your specific mobile devices.
15. Express Consent and Acknowledgement
You acknowledge, consent and agree that when submitting your resume for storage in our resume database, your resume is automatically searchable by employers, recruiters, hiring managers, headhunters, and human resource professionals (the "Employers") who pay for access to our resume database. The Company is not responsible for the use made of resumes by Employers who accessed your resume whilst it resides in our database. You acknowledge that when your resume is displayed in our database, personal information present within your resume (such as your email address), can be collected and used by parties other than the Employers. This may result in unsolicited messages from third parties for which the Company is not responsible. The Company will attempt to limit access to our resume database to the Employers, but cannot guarantee that other parties will not gain access to this database. You may remove your resume from the Web Site at any time, but the Employers who have gained access to our database may have retained a copy of your resume in their own files or databases. The Company is not responsible for the retention, use or privacy of resumes or profiles in these instances.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that job search agents will be automatically created when you register on the Web Site. Job search agents will automatically email you job opportunities based on pre-selected search criteria. Your job search agent will search daily for new open positions that match your criteria. You can choose to have those search results emailed to you on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. In addition, you may change the search criteria of your job agent at any time. In relation to the aforementioned, you agree that the Company may use your personal information to contact you and deliver information relating to the job search agent's search results to you, or provide administrative notices or communications applicable to your use of the Web Site.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that the Company can disclose your resume and contact details ("Personal Information") to prospective Employers who purchased the Company's job posting packs in order to seek qualified candidates. The Company uses data about you (such as the interests and preferences you have expressed) to determine whether you might be interested in the opportunities made available through such job postings.
In the event that you are an Employer posting job opportunities on the Web Site, you acknowledge and agree that you will use the candidates' Personal Information disclosed to you by the Company pursuant to your purchase of the Company's job posting packs for recruitment purposes only and will not disseminate such Personal Information to any third party or use such Personal Information for any other purposes.
16. Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement
If You believe that your copyrighted work has been uploaded, posted or copied to any Monster Web Site and is accessible on such Monster Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us at email@example.com with the following information:
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17. Policy Regarding Termination Of Users And Account Holders Who Repeatedly Infringe The Copyright Or Other Intellectual Property Rights Of Others
Monster.com.sg Pte Limited, Monster Worldwide Inc., Monster, Inc., Monster Worldwide Technologies, LLC., and all of our affiliated companies respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users, account holders and content partners to do the same. The unauthorized 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 Monster.com, You agree not to use Monster.com or any other Monster Site to infringe the intellectual property rights of others in any way. We will terminate the accounts of any Monster.com account holders, and block access to Monster.com and/or the other Monster Sites of any Users who are repeat infringers of the copyrights, or other intellectual property rights, of others. We reserve the right to take these actions at any time, in our sole discretion, with or without notice, and without any liability to the account holder 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 under :