Terms & Conditions

Introduction

Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully before using Invest Ottawa's Work in Ottawa job board. By accessing or using the Work in Ottawa job board, you signify that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions (the "Terms & Conditions"), whether or not you are a registered User (as defined below). These Terms & Conditions also incorporate the Invest Ottawa Privacy Policy.

Invest Ottawa reserves the right to modify these Terms & Conditions at any time. Your continued use of the Work in Ottawa job board after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the revised Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree to any of these updated Terms & Conditions, do not use or access (or continue to access) the Work in Ottawa job board. The Terms & Conditions apply to all employers, companies, job seekers, visitors, employees, contractors and any others who visit the website and/or access the Work in Ottawa job board ("Users").


Services Provided

Invest Ottawa provides a service to bring users who are looking for a new job (“Job Seekers”) and employers (“Employers”) together. Employers can register, create profiles and post jobs and job seekers can search for jobs.

Please note the following:

You may use the Work in Ottawa job board only if you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and can form a binding contract with Invest Ottawa, and only in compliance with these Terms & Conditions and all applicable local, provincial and federal laws, rules and regulations. Any use or access to the Work in Ottawa job board by anyone under 18 is strictly prohibited and in violation of these Terms & Conditions. The Work in Ottawa job board is not available to any Users previously removed from the Work in Ottawa job board by Invest Ottawa, unless we provide such Users with specific written authorization to re-use the Work in Ottawa job board. If you use Work in Ottawa job board on behalf of a company, organization, or other entity, then (a) "you" includes you and that entity, and (b) you represent and warrant that you are an authorized representative of the entity with the authority to bind the entity to these Terms & Conditions, and that you accept and agree to these Terms & Conditions on the entity's behalf.

We only accept career listings from tech companies. If you are a non-tech organization but have tech job opportunities we will accept those individual tech job listings.

Recruitment/Staffing agencies: Since we’re trying to profile the many amazing companies here in Ottawa, with both this job board and the marketing campaign around it, we’re avoiding agency/recruiter listings who require to keep their clients confidential. If the client doesn't need to remain confidential then individual employer accounts can be created for each client (including logo and company description) and job listings can link back to the agency/recruiter site or email.

 

Privacy Policy

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Personal data provided by the User may be used by Invest Ottawa to notify the user of any news, and or promotional offers relating only to the Work in Ottawa website. The user can unsubscribe from these notifications at any time.

Invest Ottawa will not disclose user personal data to any third party.

We care about the privacy of our Users. For more information on our privacy policies and practices [Click here] to view the Invest Ottawa Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”).

 

Terms of Use

The Work in Ottawa job board may not be used for any of the following purposes:

  1. To contact Work in Ottawa Users regarding any issue apart from the purpose of recruitment.
  2. To contact Work in Ottawa Users to offer any services from a 3rd party company.

 

In addition, You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities: (i) transmitting spam, chain letters, or other unsolicited email; (ii) attempting to interfere with, compromise the system integrity or security or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the Work in Ottawa job board; (iii) taking any action that imposes, or may impose at our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (vi) uploading invalid data, viruses, worms, or other software agents; (iv) collecting or harvesting any personally identifiable information from the Work in Ottawa job board, except as expressly permitted by the features of the Work in Ottawa job board; or (v) impersonating another person or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity, misrepresenting your credentials, conducting fraud, hiding or attempting to hide your identity.

The user is required to provide truthful information in their profile or job post.

It is prohibited to use any text or images from Work in Ottawa for personal or commercial use.

Invest Ottawa may, without prior notice, change the Work in Ottawa job board; stop providing the service or features of the Work in Ottawa job board, to you or to Users generally. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the Work in Ottawa job board without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of these Terms & Conditions, commit fraud or other abuse using the Work in Ottawa job board, or for no reason.

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users. Invest Ottawa shall have no liability for your interactions with other Users, or for any User's action or inaction. Invest Ottawa shall have no obligation to you to enforce these Terms & Conditions against any other User.

 

User Information

Invest Ottawa does not hold responsibility for any untruthful and/or inaccurate information included in job posts and profiles.

Invest Ottawa reserves the right to edit or delete any information submitted by the User to the website.

 

Proprietary Rights

The Work in Ottawa job board and all materials therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, illustrations, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music, and User content (the, "Invest Ottawa Content"), and all intellectual property rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of Invest Ottawa and its licensors. Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to create a license in or under, any such intellectual property rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works from any materials or content accessible on the Work in Ottawa job board. Use of the Invest Ottawa Content or materials on the Work in Ottawa job board for any purpose not expressly permitted by this Agreement is strictly prohibited.

You agree that any feedback, comments, or suggestions you may provide regarding Invest Ottawa or the Work in Ottawa job board are entirely voluntary and we will be free to use such feedback, comments or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.

The Work in Ottawa job board provides Invest Ottawa with information and data relating to Users’ activity, User content and Invest Ottawa Content that has been accessed, amount of time viewed, information regarding Users’ hardware and equipment and how Users interact with and use the Work in Ottawa job board (collectively “Service Data”). All Service Data that is identifiable to a User will be treated in accordance with Invest Ottawa’s Privacy Policy. Each User hereby grants to Invest Ottawa a world-wide, fully-paid, royalty-free, perpetual, unrestricted, transferable, sub-licensable, right and license to use Service Data for the purposes of creating anonymous data and records derived from or generated by Service Data (collectively, “Metadata”). Invest Ottawa exclusively own all rights, including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, in and to all Metadata and Invest Ottawa is entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of all Metadata for any purpose (commercial or otherwise).

 

No Warranty

INVEST OTTAWA DOES NOT GUARANTEE ANY RESULTS FROM USING THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD. THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. USE OF THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD IS AT YOUR OWN OPTION AND RISK. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ANY INFORMATION, DOCUMENTS, OR MATERIAL THAT MAY BE POSTED ON, OR AVAILABLE THROUGH, THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD ARE FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE OR BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR ANY PROFESSIONAL FINANCIAL, LEGAL, TAX, COMPLIANCE, OR OTHER ADVICE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM INVEST OTTAWA OR THROUGH THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, INVEST OTTAWA, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; THAT THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD IS DOWNLOADED AT YOUR OWN OPTION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH DOWNLOAD OR YOUR USE OF THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD.

INVEST OTTAWA DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A USER OR THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE INVEST OTTAWA WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD, AND INVEST OTTAWA WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY MONITOR ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND A USER OR THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.

INVEST OTTAWA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARDS WILL SATISFY OR ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH ANY LEGAL OBLIGATIONS OR LAWS OR REGULATIONS. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THAT YOUR USE OF THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD IS IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW.

 

Limitation of Liability

 

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL INVEST OTTAWA, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SERVICE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL INVEST OTTAWA BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS OR INJURY RESULTING FROM HACKING, TAMPERING OR OTHER UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR USE OF THE WORK IN OTTAWA JOB BOARD OR YOUR ACCOUNT OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.

THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SECTION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF INVEST OTTAWA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

 

Cookies Policy

Our website uses cookies.

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website and the Work in Ottawa job board.

Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.

You can delete cookies already stored on your computer. Please visit the 'Help' option in your browser menu to learn how to do this. Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of this website.

General

The Work in Ottawa job board is controlled and operated by Invest Ottawa. Invest Ottawa makes no representations that the Work in Ottawa job board or the materials available via the Work in Ottawa job board, are appropriate or available for use in other locations outside of Canada. Those who choose to access the Work in Ottawa job board from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all Canadian laws as well as local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

This Agreement and any disputes shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. The application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is expressly excluded.

This Agreement, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Invest Ottawa without restriction.

Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as making either party the partner, joint venturer, employer, contractor or employee of the other. Neither party shall have, or hold itself out to any third party as having any authority to make any statements, representations or commitments of any kind, or to take any action, that shall be binding on the other, except as provided for herein or authorized in writing by the party to be bound.

Invest Ottawa may provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, to you via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through conspicuous posting of such notice on our website, as determined by Invest Ottawa in its sole discretion. Invest Ottawa reserves the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to our Users, provided that you may opt out of certain means of notification as described in this Agreement. Invest Ottawa is not responsible for any automatic filtering you or your network provider may apply to email notifications we send to the email address you provide us. We recommend that you add workinottawa@investottawa.ca and info@InvestOttawa.ca to your email address book to help ensure you receive email notifications from us.

This Agreement, together with any amendments and any additional agreements you may enter into with Invest Ottawa in connection with the Work in Ottawa job board, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Invest Ottawa concerning the Work in Ottawa job board.

No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Invest Ottawa's failure to assert any right or provision under this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Contact

If you have any questions about this Agreement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us at info@investottawa.ca