Terms of Use


1.Terms and Conditions 


These terms of and conditions of use ("Terms of Use") set out the terms on which you may access and use our Website, download and use the "Jobpedia" mobile application ("App") and access our services, whether through the Website, the App, or made available by us or one of our group companies by other means from time to time ("Services"). The Website and the App are owned and operated by OneJob Group Limited ("Jobpedia" / "Company" / "we" / "us" / "our") (a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Hong Kong) or by one of our group companies, and are made available to you subject to these Terms of Use. Services may be offered or provided by us or by one of our group companies. The use of certain Services offered through the Website or App may be subject to specific terms and conditions which may substitute, complete and / or modify these Terms of Use. Therefore, prior to the use of such services, you must also carefully read and accept the corresponding terms and conditions for those Services. By using the Website and/or the App and/or any Services, you are deemed to accept these Terms of Use and any additional terms and conditions which advise you apply to the Services you choose to receive. If you do not agree to this, you may not use the Website, the App or receive the relevant Services. The use of the Website or App means acceptance of the terms and conditions that apply when you access it. We therefore recommend that you periodically review these Terms of Use for any changes or updates. The Company reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement or its policies relating to the Service or Application at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Agreement on the Service or Application. Continued use of the service or application after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes



2.Electronic communications: 


Acceptance of these Terms of Use or specific terms and conditions for the use of any of our Services, implies your express authorization for us to send you the electronic communications indicated in the following paragraph to your home, mobile phone and email address. Such authorization includes sending commercial and advertising communications related to products and services from us and other portals related to this platform as well as third parties and their portals (including our group companies). We currently send the following communications via email or SMS or mobile notification: suggestions and job alerts; a newsletter with tips for finding employment, reports, trends, etc.; commercial communications (for advertising, market research and with commercial prospects). By completing and sending the electronic registration form you consent to us sending electronic communications related to the field of training and employment. The Service is a platform for enabling connections between Users for the fulfillment of jobs, but the Company is not responsible for the performance of Users, nor does it have control over the quality, timing, legality, failure to provide, or any other aspect whatsoever of Job Clients, nor of the integrity, responsibility or any of the actions or omissions whatsoever of any Users. Company does not have control over the quality, timing or legality of jobs delivered by its users.



4.Our Rights Following Registration 


By providing us with your personal information on registration, you agree that we and our group companies can contact you during normal business hours by phone or email or other appropriate means regarding your account. By submitting any content to the App, you grant us and our group companies a royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, non-exclusive, right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, publish, translate, transmit, communicate, display or create any derivative works from such content. Where such content includes your Resume this will only be in relation to your use of the Services and in accordance with any additional terms and conditions which expressly apply to such Services. We reserve the right to make inactive or delete at any time and without prior notice any content on the App. In the event that we make inactive or delete any of your content on the App we shall use reasonable endeavours, but are not obliged, to contact you in advance. We reserve the right to remove any content (including without limitation any Resume or information relating to a job vacancy) which we deem to be inaccurate, misleading, deceptive, likely to mislead or deceive or of an unacceptable standard. We may suspend or cancel your registration immediately if you breach any of your obligations under these Terms of Use or under any other terms and conditions which apply to any services provided to you, or otherwise at our reasonable discretion. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to pursue all of our legal remedies, including but not limited to deletion of your content (including without limitation any Resume) from the App and immediate termination of your registration with or without ability to access the App and/or any service provided to you by us, upon any breach by you of the Terms of Use, these Worker Engagement Terms or any other terms and conditions applicable to your use of any services provided by us or any of our group companies, if we are unable to verify or authenticate any consent you submit to the App.



5.Acceptable use of the service 


The Service may contain profiles, email systems, blogs, message boards, applications, job postings, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities that allow Users to communicate with other Users. You may only use such community areas to send and receive messages and material that are relevant and proper to the applicable forum. All Users of the Site, whether or not registered as a Member, shall be prohibited from using the Site in any manner which: Contains or involves information which is incomplete, false, inaccurate, misleading, fraudulent, defamatory, libelous, obscene, discriminatory, harassing, threatening, abusive, hateful, racist, illegal, improper, offensive, or otherwise unrelated to recruitment/job seeking purposes (including without limitation by soliciting donations or businesses, launching irrelevant advertisements, sending unsolicited e-mails or conducting direct or indirect marketing); Infringes the Intellectual Property Rights or proprietary rights of Company, other Users or any third parties, or violates the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others; Does not have the permission from the owner of the information, the account or the system; Causes viruses, corrupted files or other materials to interrupt, damage or limit the operation, or violate the security of the Site, or tamper or interfere with the Services to any User; Violates the Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy or any applicable laws and regulations of Hong Kong or other relevant jurisdictions, and without prejudice, Company may, without notice, disable the publication of, or remove or amend any information provided by such User, if the information is considered to be in violation of any of the restrictions stipulated under this



6.Termination and Suspension 


The Contract between Company and you is concluded for an indefinite period. Company may terminate or suspend your right to use the Service at any time for any reason by providing you with written or email notice of such termination, and termination will be effective immediately upon delivery of such notice. Without limitation, Company may terminate or suspend your right to use the Service if you breach any term of this Agreement (including the Marketplace Guidelines) or any policy of Company posted through the Service from time to time, or if Company otherwise finds that you have engaged in inappropriate and/or offensive behavior. If Company terminates or suspends your right to use the Service for any of these reasons, you will not be entitled to any refund of unused balance in your account. If Company terminates or suspends your account for any reason, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party. In addition to terminating or suspending your account, Company reserves the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress. Even after your right to use the Service is terminated or suspended, this Agreement will remain enforceable against you. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by ceasing all use of the Service. All sections which by their nature should survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect subsequent to and notwithstanding the expiration or termination of this Agreement.



7.Security 


You must register with Company and create an account to use the Service. You are the sole authorized user of your account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password and account number provided by you or Company for accessing the Service. You are solely and fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. Company has no control over the use of any User’s account and expressly disclaims any liability derived therefrom. Should you suspect that any unauthorized party may be using your password or account or you suspect any other breach of security, you will contact Company immediately. By providing your mobile phone number and using the Service, you hereby affirmatively consent to our use of your mobile phone number for calls and texts in order to perform and improve upon the Service. Company will not assess any charges for calls or texts, but standard message charges or other charges from your wireless carrier may apply. We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with the Website and App. We may investigate any reported violation of these Terms of Use or complaints and take any action that we deem appropriate (which may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspending, terminating or attaching conditions to your access and/or removing any materials from the Website or App). 


8.Personal Information 


Your Information” is defined as any information and materials you provide to Company or other Users in connection with your registration for and use of the Service, including without limitation that posted or transmitted for use in Public Areas. You are solely responsible for Your Information, and we act merely as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of Your Information. The information and materials described in this Section, as provided by each User, is collectively referred to herein as “User Generated Content.” You hereby represent and warrant to Company that Your Information (a) will not be false, inaccurate, incomplete or misleading; (b) will not be fraudulent or involve the sale of counterfeit or stolen items; (c) will not infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary right or rights of publicity or privacy; (d) will not violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including without limitation those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising); (e) will not be defamatory, libelous, unlawfully threatening, or unlawfully harassing; (f) will not be obscene or contain child pornography or be harmful to minors; (g) will not contain any viruses, Trojan Horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines, and/ or malwares, among other things, that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information; and (h) will not create liability for Company or cause Company to lose (in whole or in part) the services of its ISPs or other Clients or suppliers. The Service hosts User Generated Content relating to reviews of specific Users. Such reviews are opinions and not the opinion of Company, have not been verified or approved by Company and each Client should undertake their own research to be satisfied that a specific User is the right person for a Job. You agree that Company is not liable for any User Generated Content. You hereby grant Company a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise all copyright, publicity rights, and any other rights you have in Your Information, in any media now known or not currently known in order to perform and improve upon the Service. Each User who provides to the Company any videotape, film, record, photograph, voice, or all related instrumental, musical, or other sound effects, in exchange for the right to use the Service, hereby irrevocably grants to the Company the non-exclusive, fully-paid, royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable, worldwide, unrestricted, and perpetual right to: Use any videotape, film, record or photograph that such User provides to the Company, and use, reproduce, modify, or creative derivatives of such User picture, silhouette and other reproductions of their physical likeness (as the same may appear in any still camera photograph and/or motion picture film or video) (collectively the “Physical Likeness”), in and in connection with the exhibition, distribution, display, performance, transmission, broadcasting on any and all media, including, without limitation, the internet, of any videos or images of such User in connection with the Service. Reproduce in all media any recordings of such User’s voice, and all related instrumental, musical, or other sound effects (collectively, the “Voice”), made in connection with the Service. Use, and permit to be used, such User’s Physical Likeness and Voice in the advertising, marketing, and/or publicizing of the Service in any media. Use, and permit to be used, such User’s name and identity in connection with the Service. Each User hereby waives all rights and releases the Company from, and shall neither sue nor bring any proceeding against any such parties for, any claim or cause of action, whether now known or unknown, for defamation, invasion of right to privacy, publicity or personality or any similar matter, or based upon or relating to the use and exploitation of such User’s identity, likeness or voice in connection with the Service. Each User acknowledges that the Company shall not owe any financial or other remuneration for using the recordings provided hereunder by such User, either for initial or subsequent transmission or playback, and further acknowledges that the Company is not responsible for any expense or liability incurred as a result of such User’s recordings or participation in any recordings, including any loss of such recording data Personal Information Collection Statement Personal data collection for job application are voluntary. However, user verification will only be conducted upon complete data submission. Data collected include but not limited to photos, official identification documents, address proof, bank account number (for payroll transfer). Data are used to ensure users’ legitimacy and the right to work in their local jurisdiction as well as for payroll services. The personal data collected from you will be used for purposes relating to job application. The company may use it to: 1) to establish and maintain employment relationship; 2) to assess and administer your job application and be involved in the provision and administration of insurance, superannuation/ retirement funds, employee benefits; 3) to inform you of new job opportunities and provide training and related information; 4. marketing promotion; 5. to maintain contractual and statutory obligations; 6. to prepare statistical data; 7. to provide compensation and benefit, salary, appraisal, promotion and career development; 8. to address and respond to legal claims and actions, compliance with court orders and other legal obligations and regulatory requirements. You consent to the Company making any necessary enquires for purposes relating to job application and for the verification of the information given above. You understand that the Company may disclose and transfer Personal Data to our subsidiaries, associated companies and/ or the clients who we consider appropriate in connection with recruitment and selection purposes.



9.Copyright 


You acknowledge that Confidential Information (as hereinafter defined) is a valuable, special and unique asset of Company and agree that you will not disclose, transfer, use (or seek to induce others to disclose, transfer or use) any Confidential Information for any purpose other than disclosure to your authorized employees and agents who are bound to maintain the confidentiality of Confidential Information. You shall promptly notify Company in writing of any circumstances which may constitute unauthorized disclosure, transfer, or use of Confidential Information. You shall use best efforts to protect Confidential Information from unauthorized disclosure, transfer or use. You shall return all originals and any copies of any and all materials containing Confidential Information to Company upon termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever. Confidential Information shall mean any and all of Company’s trade secrets, confidential and proprietary information and all other information and data of Company that is not generally known to the public or other third parties who could derive value, economic or otherwise, from its use or disclosure. Confidential Information shall be deemed to include technical data, know-how, research, product plans, products, services, customers, markets, software, developments, inventions, processes, formulas, technology, designs, drawings, engineering, hardware configuration information, marketing, finances or other business information disclosed directly or indirectly in writing, orally or by drawings or observation.



10.Intellectual Property Rights 


You acknowledge and agree that all title, right and interest (including without limitation all copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights) in all material or content supplied as part of the Website or App shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. You are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorised by us or our licensors. You acknowledge and agree that the material and content contained in the Website or the App is made available for your personal, non-commercial use only and that you may download such material and content onto only one computer hard drive for such purpose. Any other use of the material and content of the Website or the App is strictly prohibited. You agree not to (and agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to) copy, save, modify, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute or use for any purposes, whether commercial or non-commercial, the Website, the App or any software and information contained within the Website or the App without our permission, except to the extent necessarily required in order for you to display, use and navigate the Website or the App. You agree not to decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sublicense, commercially exploit or create derivative works from the Website or the App. By submitting information, text, photos, or other content to us via the Website or the App, you grant us a right to use such materials at our own discretion including, without limitation, to edit, copy, reproduce, disclose, post and remove such materials from the Website or the App. The texts, designs, images, audio, databases, logos, structure, trademarks and other elements of the Website and App are protected by intellectual property rights and industrial rights of us and / or third party owners who have duly authorized their inclusion in the Website or App. All intellectual property rights related to the Services and / or the Website and / or the App remain the property of us or our group companies or third parties who have licensed the use of such rights. You may not reproduce, copy, modify, adapt, publish, transmit, distribute or otherwise commercially exploit any material which is the subject of intellectual property rights related to the Services and / or the Website and / or the App.



11.Links to and from other websites 


You may establish links to the Website or App from locations outside the Website or App provided: (a) where linking to the Website, you link only to the home page of the Website; (b) you do not remove or obscure, advertisements, the copyright notice or other notices on the Website or App; (c) you give us notice of such link by sending an e-mail message to us at cs@jobpedia.hk; (d) you do not link from a site or service that could be construed as distasteful or offensive or a site which infringes any third party intellectual property rights; and (e) you immediately stop providing links to the Website or App if notified by us to do so. We may provide links to other websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external websites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for the privacy practices or the content of such websites, including without limitation any advertising, products or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources, nor for any damage, loss or offence caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on such external websites or resources. You may not create a database in electronic or structured manual form by systematically and/or regularly downloading, caching, printing and storing any or all of the content on the Website or App (by spidering or otherwise) and you may not frame, harvest or scrape any of the content on the Website or App or otherwise access such content for similar purposes.



12.Warranties and Limitation on Liability 


Nothing in these Terms of Use shall exclude or limit our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our employees or our agents. We do not accept any liability for damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from your use of the Website or App and we cannot guarantee that any files that you download are free from viruses, contamination or destructive features. Whilst we will use reasonable endeavours to correct any errors or omissions as soon as practicable once they have been brought to our attention, we do not warrant that the information on the Website or App will be free from errors or omissions. Whilst we will use reasonable endeavours to ensure a reasonable standard of integrity and reliability of the Website and App, we do not warrant that the Website or App will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition. Access to the Website or App may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons reasonably beyond our control. The Website and App are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any representation or endorsement and we make no warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, in relation to the Website or App, including but not limited to, implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security, accuracy, conditions of completeness, or any implied warranty arising from course of dealing or usage or trade. We will co-operate with any competent law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose information about you or your use of the Website or App. There may be other circumstances in which we may, in our reasonable discretion, disclose information about you or your use of the Website or App following a request to do so by legal counsel in good faith in relation to a dispute with you or a third party.



13.Indemnity 


You agree to be fully responsible for (and fully indemnify us against) all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including legal fees, suffered by us and arising out of any breach of these Terms of Use by you or any other liabilities arising out of your use of the Website or the App, or the use by any other person accessing the Website or the App using your account.



14.Governing Law 


Except as expressly provided otherwise, this Agreement is exclusively governed by, and will be construed under, the laws of the Hong Kong SAR, without regard to choice of law principles. Any arbitration necessary will be conducted in Hong Kong and be subject to Hong Kong laws too.



15.Special Promotions 


Company may from time to time provide certain promotional opportunities, sweepstakes and contests to Users. All such promotions will be run at the sole discretion of Company, and can be activated, modified or removed at any time by Company without advance notification and the liability of any of Company’s Clients pursuant to such promotional opportunities, sweepstakes and contests shall be limited pursuant to these Terms of Service.



16.General Provisions


Failure by Company to enforce any provision(s) of this Agreement will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Company with respect to its subject matter. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will be enforced to the fullest extent possible, and the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect. This Agreement will inure to the benefit of Company, its successors and assigns.



17.Contact 


If you have any questions about these Terms of Use or any other terms that apply to the Services that we offer you can write to us at cs@jobpedia.hk



18.In the event of any conflict between the English and other language versions, the English version shall prevail.