Website terms of use

1) ACCEPTANCE

Welcome to www.roberthalf.jp (the "Site"). This page ("Notice") states the terms and conditions of the Site. Please review this Notice carefully. By accessing, browsing, or using the Site ("Use"), all users and viewers ("You," "you," "User," or "user") acknowledge acceptance of the terms and conditions listed in this Notice. If you do not accept the terms and conditions listed in this Notice, please do not use the Site. Robert Half Japan Ltd. ("RHJ") and its parents, subsidiaries and their respective affiliates ("RHJ’s Affiliates") reserve the right to update this Notice from time to time in its sole discretion. You should review this Notice periodically for updates and changes

2) ELIGIBILITY

The Site and any related services are available to you, provided that you can form legally binding agreements under applicable law. The Site is not available to minors. If you are a minor, please do not use the Site.

3) LICENSE

RHJ grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable, revocable license to view and temporarily download a copy of the materials displayed on the Site solely for your personal and non-commercial use for yourself or within your organization. All materials displayed or made available on the Site, including, but not limited to, graphics, documents, text, images, sound, video, audio, artwork, software, and HTML code (collectively, the "Material" or "Materials") are exclusive property of RHJ, RHJ’s Affiliates or their content suppliers. The Materials are protected by U.S., Japanese and international copyright laws including the Berne Convention and any other applicable intellectual property rules, regulations, and laws. Except as expressly permitted herein, you shall not (i) use, copy, modify, display, delete, distribute, download, store, reproduce, transmit, publish, sell, re-sell, adapt, reverse engineer, or create derivative works of the Material, or (ii) use the Material on other web sites or any media, e.g., networking environment, without RHJ's prior written consent.

All trademarks, service marks, and logos (the "Marks") displayed on the Site are exclusive property of RHJ, RHJ’s Affiliates and their respective owners. You shall not use the Marks in any manner without RHJ's, RHJ’s Affiliates’ and their respective owners' prior written consent.

4) USER SUBMISSIONS

The Site provides a forum for you to obtain employment and career information. By submitting or entering your information to the Site ("Submitted Material"), you agree that you grant RHJ and RHJ’s Affiliates a perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty free, worldwide license and right, but not the obligation, to use, copy, modify, display, distribute, download, store, reproduce, transmit, publish, transfer, adapt, create derivative works in any manner, in entirety or a portion of, of your Submitted Material, and by any means, forever and worldwide.
You acknowledge and accept that RHJ is only a passive forum for users to obtain employment and career information. RHJ does not screen or monitor any Submitted Materials. RHJ, therefore, makes no representation regarding the reliability, accuracy, completeness, validity, or truthfulness of any Submitted Materials. RHJ reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to delete, remove, refuse to display, or block any Submitted Materials that RHJ considers to be unacceptable. In the event RHJ receives notification regarding any unacceptable Submitted Materials, RHJ may investigate such materials, in its sole discretion.

You acknowledge and agree that RHJ may retain copies of your Submitted Materials and disclose your Submitted Materials to a third party if RHJ believes that it is necessary to: (i) protect the integrity of the Site; (ii) protect rights of RHJ; (iii) comply with any court order; (iv) comply with any legal proceedings; (v) assert RHJ's claim under this Notice; and (vi) satisfy any claims regarding violations of third party's rights; and there would be difficulty in ascertaining whether you consent to disclose your Submitted Materials.

5) GENERAL PROHIBITION

In connection with your Use, you agree NOT to:

(a) violate any Japanese, U.S., international and/or other local laws, rules and regulations, including, but not limited to, Japanese and U.S. export laws and regulations, anti-discrimination, or equal opportunity employment laws;

(b) infringe any intellectual property and privacy rights, including, but not limited to, patent, copyright, trademark, or trade secrets, of any third party;

(c) upload, post, transmit, or store any material that:
i) is unlawful, offensive, defamatory, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, harmful, threatening, harassing, obscene, or objectionable;
ii) breaches any of your contractual or confidentiality obligations;
iii) disrupts or interferes with the normal operations of the Site, such as posting or transmitting viruses, continuous posting of repetitive materials, or posting abnormally large load; or
iv) are not permitted by RHJ, including, but not limited to, any unauthorized advertising materials, unsolicited promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam mail," "chain letters," pyramid schemes, franchises, distributorship, club membership, sales arrangement, or otherwise unacceptable materials;

(d) violate other's privacy rights or personal rights by abusing the Materials, including, but not limited to, harassing or "stalking" another person, sending unsolicited e-mails, and collecting other's personal information;

(e) breach or attempt to breach any security measures of the Site;

(f) use any device, process, or mechanism to monitor, retrieve, search, or access, e.g., spider or robot, the Site or any Material without RHJ's prior written consent;

(g) access or attempt to access any account or login of any third party listed on the Site;

(h) copy, modify, reproduce, delete, distribute, download, store, transmit, sell, re-sell, publish, reverse engineer, or create derivative works of any Materials, except for materials that have been submitted and owned by you;

(i) post or submit any inaccurate, false, or incomplete information, such as your resume, biographical data, or employment information;

(j) impersonate any person or entity;

(k) forge any header information in any electronic posting or mail; or

(l) misrepresent yourself, your affiliation with any third party, or your entity.

6) SPECIFIC USAGE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In addition to the general responsibilities listed in Section 5, you agree to comply with the following terms.

You further agree to:

(a) use the Site only for lawful purposes in searching for employment opportunities and career information;

(b) provide and maintain complete, correct, up-to-date, and accurate information on your submitted information;

(c) post materials for which you have all the necessary rights or licenses;

(d) use your own judgment, caution, and common sense in managing job opportunities and information offered by or obtained from the Site; and

(e) bear the risks of any reliance or use of any Materials or any information provided by any third party.  The Materials are for informational purposes only and not represented to be error free.

7) ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD

The Site may present you with opportunities to open an account with the Site. If you open an account with the Site, you will receive an account logon and an initial password. It is your sole responsibility to (a) maintain the confidentiality of your account logon and password; (b) frequently update and revise your password; and (c) promptly notify RHJ if there is any unauthorized use of your account or any breach of security.

8) EMPLOYMENT

You understand and agree that RHJ (a) does not warrant that you will receive any employment or job offers through the Site; (b) shall not be responsible for any employment offers, employment screenings, employment decisions, and actual employment presented by third parties; (c) does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, validity, or timeliness of information listed by any third parties; (d) shall not be responsible for any materials posted by third parties, including, but not limited to, job openings and employment listings; and (e) is neither your employer nor your agent in any regard. You shall use your own judgment, caution, and common sense in evaluating any prospective employers and any information provided by any third party.

9) LINKS TO THIRD PARTY

The Site may have links, such as hyperlinks or buttons, directing access to third party's web sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites may not be controlled or monitored by RHJ. RHJ shall not be responsible for any materials, information, or content posted on the Linked Sites. The inclusion of the Linked Sites on the Site does not imply any relationship or association between RHJ and the owner of the Linked Sites or any endorsement or sponsorship by RHJ of the Linked Sites. RHJ includes the Linked Sites solely for your convenience. You are solely responsible for your access of the Linked Sites. You shall use your own judgment, caution, and common sense in using the Linked Sites.

10) PRIVACY

Please click for more details regarding our Website Privacy Statement.

11) INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnity, defend, and hold RHJ, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, employees, harmless from any claims or demands of any third party, including, but not limited to, attorneys' fees and legal fees, resulting from or arising out of your Use of the Site, your use of the Materials, your Submitted Materials, or your violation of any terms and conditions of this Notice.

12) DISCLAIMER

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND ACCEPT THAT: (A) YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USAGE, VIEWING, OR ACCESS OF THE SITE AND ITS MATERIALS. THE SITE AND ITS MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. (B) RHJ EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE. (C) RHJ EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES THAT (I) THE SITE AND ITS MATERIALS WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR VIRUS-FREE; (II) THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED AND SECURE; (III) THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED AND AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES; (IV) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; AND (V) REGARDING THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, VALIDITY, OR TRUTHFULNESS OF ANY SUBMITTED MATERIALS. ANY MATERIALS DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED IS DONE SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIALS.

13) LIABILITY AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SITE AND ITS MATERIALS DO NOT SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SOME LAWS, REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES AND OTHER MATTERS ADDRESSED IN THE SITE AND ITS MATERIALS ARE SUBJECT TO INTERPRETATION AND THAT YOU SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR, AND WAIVE ANY CLAIMS AGAINST RHJ, ITS PARENTS AND SUBSIDIARIES, THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE AND EXPENSE (OR CLAIM THEREOF) RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ITS MATERIALS. YOU AGREE THAT THE AVAILABLITY OF THE SITE AND ITS MATERIALS SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS RENDING OF ANY TAX, LEGAL, ATTEST, ACCOUNTING, AUDITING OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OR ADVICE.

YOU AGREE TO ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH, ARISING OUT OF, OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE MATERIALS, OR ANY SUBMITTED MATERIALS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE RISKS OF FINANCIAL LOSS, PHYSICAL HARM, PROPERTY DAMAGES, DEALING WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SITE, STRANGERS, MINORS, OR FOREIGN NATIONALS, AND PERSONS ACTING UNDER FALSE PRETENSE. YOU FURTHER AGREE TO RELEASE RHJ, ITS PARENTS AND SUBSIDIARIES, THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES, HARMLESS FROM ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, DAMAGES (DIRECT, INDIRECT, AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, ASSOCIATED WITH, ARISING OUT OF, OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USAGE OF THE SITE, THE MATERIALS, YOUR SUBMITTED MATERIALS, AND ANY TRANSACTIONS RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

YOU FURTHER UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT RHJ, ITS PARENTS AND SUBSIDIARIES, THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND SUPPLIERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, REVENUE, DATA, OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR BREACH OR FAILURE OF WARRANTY, EVEN IF RHJ HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN THE EVENT SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, OR THE DISCLAIMER OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, RHJ'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES SHALL NOT EXCEED JPY1,000.

14) TERMINATION

RHJ has the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate any services of the Site and remove any Materials from the Site. RHJ may also terminate your access to any part or all of the services provided by RHJ on the Site at any time, with or without cause or notice, for any reasons. If you want to terminate your account, you may only cease your Use of the Site. RHJ shall not be responsible for maintaining or returning your Submitted Materials, your account, or your logon and password. You should always maintain a copy of your Submitted Materials.

15) GENERAL

You agree that there is no employment, partnership, agency, or joint venture relationship between you and RHJ arising out of or resulting from your Use of the Site. This Notice constitutes the entire agreement between you and RHJ governing your Use of the Site and is additional to any binding agreement between you and RHJ. This Notice is governed by the laws of Japan, without giving effect to any principles of conflict of laws. RHJ does not warrant that this Site will be lawful outside Japan. If you view, access, submit, or download materials to and from the Site outside Japan, you will be solely responsible for all your actions and assume all risks. You may not use or export any Materials or make any copy or adaptation in violation of any application laws, rules, or regulations, including, but not limited to, Japanese and U.S. export laws and regulations. The failure or delay by either party to enforce the terms of this Notice shall not be deemed as a waiver of such term. Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 shall survive any termination of this Notice for any reasons.
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Last updated: March 01, 2011.
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