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Terms and Conditions for Karreer

The service is offered over the internet by the company Karreer. The use of is subject to the below terms and conditions. Using constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
Deviations from these terms and conditions is possible only by means of written confirmation by Karreer.

Article 1. Use of the service
1.1. The service Karreer allows you to publish a profile for yourself, participate in online discussions and get in contact with other users. Karreer does not actively assist in doing so but does moderate to ensure the service is used legally and appropriately.
1.2. To use Karreer, you first need to register. After completing registration, you can directly log into your account and use the service.
1.3. You must secure access to your account using the username and password against third parties. In particular you must keep the password strictly confidential. Karreer may assume that all actions undertaken from your account after logging in with your username and password is authorized and supervised by you. This means you are liable for these actions, unless and until you have notified Karreer that someone else knows your password.
1.4. Karreer processes your personal data. You give your consent for all forms of processing within the scope of the service. Consult the privacy statement of Karreer for more information.

Article 2. Terms of use
2.1. It it is not permitted to use Karreer for any purpose that violates Dutch or other applicable law or regulation. This includes (among others) the storage or transmission of data using the service that is slanderous, libelous or racist, or to create profiles on Karreer under the names of other people or to pretend to be another person, or a moderator/maintainer of Karreer.
2.2. Should Karreer discover that you violate any of the above, or receive a complaint alleging the same, then Karreer may intervene to end the violation.
2.3. If in the opinion of Karreer the continued functioning of the computer systems or network of karreer or third parties is actually or under threat of being damaged or jeopardized, for example through excessive transmission of e-mail or other data, leaks of personal data or virus activity, Karreer may take all steps it deems reasonably necessary to end or avert such damage or jeopardy.
2.4. Karreer is at all times entitled to file a criminal complaint for any offenses committed through or using the service.
2.5. Karreer may recoup from you all damages it suffers as a result of your violation of these terms of use. You agree and hold harmless Karreer from all third-party claims arising out of your violation of these terms of use.

Article 3. Availability and maintenance
3.1. Karreer uses its best efforts to have the service available at all times but makes no guarantees about uninterrupted availability.
3.2. Karreer actively maintains Karreer. In case maintenance is reasonably expected to negatively impact availability, Karreer carries out such maintenance at times when use of the service is relatively low. Maintenance is announced in advance whenever possible. Emergency maintenance can take place at any time and without prior announcement.
3.3. Karreer may from time to time adapt Karreer. Your feedback and suggestions are welcome but ultimately Karreer decides which adaptations to carry out (or not).

Article 4. Intellectual property
4.1. The service Karreer, the accompanying software as well as all information and images on the website is the intellectual property of Karreer. None of these items may be copied or used without prior written permission of Karreer, except and to the extent permitted by mandatory law.
4.2. Information you store or process using the service is and remains your property (or the property of your suppliers or licensors). Karreer receives a limited license to use this information for the service.
4.3. You can terminate the license of the previous clause by removing the information in question and/or to terminate the agreement.
4.4. After creation it is not possible to remove or change information.
4.5. If you send information to Karreer, for example a bug report or suggestion for improvement, you grant Karreer a perpetual and unlimited license to use this information for the service. This does not apply to information you expressly mark as confidential.
4.6. Karreer shall refrain from accessing data you store or transfer using Karreer, unless this is necessary for a good provision of the service or Karreer is forced to do so by law or order of competent authority. In these cases Karreer shall use its best efforts to limit access to the information as much as possible.

Article 5. Prices and Payment
5.1. All prices are in Euros and are exclusive of VAT, unless explicitly stated otherwise.
5.2. All prices are subject to programming and typographical errors. For the consequences of such errors no liability shall be accepted
5.3. Notwithstanding the previous paragraph, Karreer is entitled (but not obligated) to adjust the prices annually, with a percentage equal to the increase of the Dutch consumer price index (CPI) as calculated by Statistics Netherlands (CPI 2006=100) with a maximum of 4%, without the possibility for the client to terminate the agreement.
5.4. Karreer shall invoice the client for the amounts it owes. The client shall pay Karreer within thirty (30) days after invoice date, unless Karreer has indicated a different term or when the Client has already paid the amounts via any of the available payment methods
5.5. Disputed invoices should be notified in writing as soon as reasonably possible but no later than thirty (30) calendar days after the relevant invoice date, identifying clearly the disputed part of an  invoice  and the reasons  why  it  is challenged.  Thirty  (30)  calendar days  after  the relevant invoice date, invoices will be deemed as correct and form no basis for complaint.
5.6. If  an  amount  due  is not  paid  within  the  payment term,  the client  shall  be  legally in  default, with no notification of default being required. The client is obliged to fully compensate both the judicial and extrajudicial collection costs, including but not limited to lawyer’s and bailiff’s fees and the costs of collection agencies, in addition to the amount that is owed and the interest due in  respect  thereof.  Additionally,  statutory  interest  will  be  due  on  the  outstanding  invoice amount, without any further notification of default being required.
5.7. If an amount due is not paid within the payment term, Karreer shall have the right to either terminate or suspend performance of the Agreement, or any part thereof not yet performed, without notice of default or judicial intervention being required. The Client has no entitlement to any compensation, such as damages caused by delay. All amounts due up to the moment of suspension become immediately payable.
5.8 The following rules apply for payments to professionals: The first 300€ the professional earns on the Karreer platform is used towards the deposit. Karreer uses this among others to solve disputes and combat fraude and misuse of our platform. All funds earned above this threshold are allegeable for payout to the professional. The deposit will be paid out to the professional after a successful placement at a company via the Karreer platform.

Article 6. Limitation of liability
6.1. Except in case of intentional misconduct or gross negligence the liability of Karreer shall be limited to the amount of credits spent by you in the three months prior to the moment the cause of the damage occurred.
6.2. Karreer in no event is liable for indirect damages, consequential damages, lost profits, missed savings or damages through business interruption.
6.3. Damages may only be claimed if reported in writing to Karreer at most two months after discovery.
6.4. In case of force majeure Karreer is never required to compensate damages suffered by you. Force majeure includes among others disruptions or unavailability of the internet, telecommunication infrastructure, power interruptions, riots, traffic jams, strikes, company disruptions, interruptions in supply, fires and floods.

Article 7. Term and termination
7.1. This agreement enters into force as soon as you first use the service and then remains in force until terminated.
7.2. If you entered into this agreement as a consumer, you may terminate the agreement at any time with a notice period of one month, calculated from the moment of the notice. Non-consumers can terminate the agreement with a notice period of two months.
7.3. Karreer is entitled to terminate the agreement if you have not used the service at all in the last 18
months. In such an event Karreer shall first send a reminder mail to the email address connected to your account.
7.4 Karreer   is   entitled,   without   notice   of   default   and   without   any   obligation   to   pay compensation, to terminate the Agreement with immediate effect if the Client acts in breach with any of the obligations under the Agreement.

Article 8. Changes to terms
8.1. Karreer may change or add to these terms and conditions as well as any prices at any time.
8.2. Karreer shall announce through the service changes or additions at least thirty days before their taking effect. Price changes shall not apply to already-purchased credits.
8.3. If you do not want to accept a change or addition, you can terminate the agreement until the date the changes take effect. Use of Karreer after the date of effect shall constitute your acceptance of the changed or added-to terms and conditions.

Article 9. Miscellaneous provisions
9.1. Dutch law applies to this agreement.
9.2. Except to the extent determined otherwise by mandatory applicable law all disputes arising in connection with Karreer shall be brought before the competent Dutch court for the principal place of business of Karreer.
9.3. For any clause in these terms and conditions that demand that a statement must be done “in writing” to be legally valid, a statement by e-mail or communication through the Karreer service shall be sufficient provided with sufficient certainty the authenticity of the sender can be established and the integrity of the statement has not been compromised.
9.4. The version of any communication of information as recorded by Karreer shall be deemed to be authentic, unless you supply proof to the contrary.
9.5. In case any part of these terms and conditions are declared legally invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the whole of the agreement. The parties shall in such an event agree on one or more replacement provisions that approximate the original intent of the invalid provision(s) within the limits of the law.
9.6. Karreer is entitled to transfer its rights and obligations under this agreement to a third party as part of an acquisition of Karreer or the associated business activities.


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