Conditions of Use

Introduction

Welcome to the CiZone™ career development software developed and provided by The Career Innovation Company (Ci) in co-operation with leading international employers and professional groups.

Some of the most important Conditions of Use are introduced here first as a summary, but are set out in in detail in their legally binding form below.

  • You should only use this site if you agree with the Conditions of Use, detailed below.
  • If you have problems using the site, you should contact the organisation that has provided you with access to the site. Contact details are available via the Contact Us page.
  • You agree that the information you provide will be true and accurate to the best of your knowledge, and will reflect your real identity. If you are invited to provide your opinion about others, you must not contribute anything malicious, or which you know to be unfair or inaccurate.
  • You will maintain your account details so they are accurate and up-to-date, including an email address that you check regularly, so we can communicate with you.
  • You are responsible for all activities carried out using your account details. You will keep a secure password and will not permit others to log in using your details.
  • We are committed to protect your privacy. This means we will use the data you provide only for the purpose explained on this website or otherwise at the time of collection from you. Please read our Privacy Policy for further details.
  • We may store information about you using cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer) which we can access when you visit our site in future. We do this to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our services. Please read our Privacy Policy for further details.
  • We will do our best to ensure a high quality of service in every respect, but cannot provide a guarantee or accept any liability for the consequences of using the site, or for errors contained in it. We are not responsible for third-party content that you access through this site.
  • This Service provides you with interactive self-reflection tools and other resources to help your career. They do not give you definitive direction - you remain responsible for your own career decisions and other actions you take as a result.
  • We will endeavour to contact you if there is a change in the status of your account, but reserve the right to close your account and delete the data we hold without notice. In particular this may occur if the organisation that pays for this service ends their contract with us. 

Please read the Conditions of Use below before using this site.

 

Conditions of Use

Purpose

The Career Innovation Zone ("CiZone") is the career development website developed and provided by The Career Innovation Company Ltd ("Ci").

The CiZone Services (the "Services") are Internet-based services provided at www.careerinnovation.com (the "Site"), The Services are provided either directly to you, or in co-operation with an employer, professional group or other membership organisation (the "Licensee Organisation") that has paid for your access.

You may only use the Site if you accept and abide by these Conditions of Use ("Conditions"), which constitute a legal agreement with Ci. By completing the Site registration process and becoming an Authorised User you are indicating that you agree to be bound by these Conditions.

1. Using Ci Services

"Ci" and "Career Innovation" refer to The Career Innovation Company Ltd, whose registered office is Beaver House, 23-38 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford, OX1 2ET, United Kingdom. Ci is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 3155885, VAT Registration number: 663 5022 51.

Ci reserves the right to change these Conditions and other guidelines or regulations posted on the Site from time to time at its sole discretion.

By accessing or using the Site in any way, including, without limitation, use of any of the Services, or merely browsing the Site, you agree to and are bound by the current Conditions displayed on the Site.

Your agreement with Ci may include other terms which supplement or replace some or all of these Conditions. Any other terms will be provided to you separately before carrying out additional functions or requesting relevant data.

2. Accurate Information

In the course of using this Site you will provide registration information. You agree that the information you provide will be true and accurate to the best of your knowledge, and will reflect your real identity. You may not use a false name or misrepresent your qualifications or your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present.

You may not have more than one active account.

If you are invited to provide your opinion about others, you must not contribute anything malicious, or which you know to be unfair or inaccurate.

You will maintain your account details so they are accurate and up-to-date, including an email address that you check regularly, so we can communicate with you.

3. Getting help

If you have problems using the site, including technical difficulties, you should contact the Licensee Organisation that has provided you with access to the site. Contact details are available via the Contact Us page.

4. User Conduct

You understand and agree not to use the Ci Site to access, store, distribute or transmit any Viruses, or any material during the course of its use of the Services that:

a)     is unlawful, harmful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, infringing, harassing or racially or ethnically offensive;

b)     facilitates illegal activity;

c)     infringes upon patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights.

d)     depicts sexually explicit images;

e)     promotes unlawful violence;

f)      is discriminatory based on race, gender, colour, religious belief, sexual orientation, disability, or any other illegal activity; or

g)     causes damage or injury to any person or property

h)     includes information that you do not have the right to disclose or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).

i)      includes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation.

Ci reserves the right, without liability to the user, to disable the user's access to any material that breaches the provisions of this clause.

5. Personal Information

Personal information you provide to Ci is governed by our Privacy Policy.

6. Security and Access

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account, and for all activities carried out using your account details. You will keep a secure password and will not permit others to log in using your details.

You agree to notify the organisation that provided you with access to this Site (the Licensee Organisation) immediately of any unauthorised activity using your account information or if you suspect that the confidentiality of your account information has been compromised. You can contact them via the Contact Us page.

You may terminate your Ci account at any time using the instructions on the Site (in Account). Data you have submitted, including contributions made to other Users, will be treated in accordance with the Ci Privacy Policy.

We will endeavour to contact Site users regarding a change in the status of your account, but reserve the right to terminate your account and delete any data held for you without notice and for any reason. Without limiting the foregoing, the following will lead to a termination by Ci of a user's use of the Services: (a) breaches of these Conditions by you, (b) termination of our contract with the Licensee Organisation, (c) extended periods of inactivity, (d) requests by law enforcement agencies, (e) unexpected technical issues, (f) a request by you (when you delete your own account).

7. Warranty and Liability

Our Services are intended to support your career development through self-reflection tools, information and other resources. They are not clinical (psychological) assessments and they do not give you definitive direction. We are not responsible for the career decisions you make as a result of using these Services.

We provide our Services using a commercially reasonable level of skill and care, but you use this site at your own risk. Other than expressly set out in these Conditions or additional terms, Ci disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

We do not make any specific commitments about the content or function of these Services, their reliability, availability, security, or ability to meet your needs. We provide the Services 'as is'. Ci will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss (whether direct or indirect), including but not limited to loss of business, loss of employment, revenue, data or goodwill, or for lost or wasted time arising from the use of these Services.

This Site may provide you with access to third party content. We are not responsible for third-party content that you access through this site. We will try to provide third-party content that is useful and relevant for you, but its inclusion does not constitute an endorsement.

Ci accepts no liability on behalf of site users who may express opinions about others that are considered malicious, inaccurate or unfair.

In no event will the total cumulative liability of Ci arising under or as a result of the provision or use of the Services, whether in contract, tort, breach of statutory duty or otherwise, exceed €100.

8. Intellectual property

The Services are owned by, or licensed to, Ci or its partners or suppliers. This means that the material on the Site is subject to copyright and and other intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, trademarks.

Reproduction or resale of the Services, in whole or in part, in any form or media, by any process (including posting on the internet or any intranet, or unauthorised emailing), is prohibited except (i) where expressly permitted by law; or, (ii) where such reproduction is for the purposes of using the Services in accordance with these Conditions. All rights to the Services not expressly granted herein are reserved by Ci.

9. License from you to Ci

You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in material which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services. By submitting, posting or displaying the content you give Ci a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly display and distribute any content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services. The rights you grant in this license are for the limited purpose of operating, promoting, and improving our Services, and to develop new ones. This license continues even if you stop using our Services. Some of our Services may offer you ways to delete content that has been provided to that Service. Also, in some of our Services, there are terms or settings that narrow the scope of our use of the content submitted in those Services. Make sure you have the necessary rights to grant us this license for any content that you submit to our Services. You agree that this licence includes a right for Ci to make such content available to other companies, organisations or individuals with whom Ci has relationships for the provision of syndicated services, and to use such content in connection with the provision of those services.

You can find more information about how Ci uses and stores content in the Privacy Policy or additional terms for particular Services.

 

About these Conditions

We may modify these Conditions or any additional terms that apply to the Services to, for example, reflect changes to the law or changes to our Services. You should look at the Conditions regularly. We will post notice of modifications to these Conditions on this page. 

Ci reserves the right to assign its rights and obligations under these Conditions in connection with the sale or merger of its business or of certain assets.

These Conditions are governed by English law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Any translation of these Terms and Conditions is provided solely for your convenience and is not intended to modify the terms of this Agreement. In the event of a conflict between the UK English version of this Agreement and a version in a language other than UK English, the UK English version shall apply.

Last updated: 19th May 2015

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