Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions of use explain how you may use this website (the “Site”). References in these terms and conditions to the Site includes the following websites (and all associated web pages): www.groomassocies.com. This Site, including without limitation the software (the “Software”) used by us to match candidates and potential employers (the “Service”), is owned and operated by Groom & Associates Interim Inc. (“Groom & Associates Canada”). References to “we”, “us” or “our” in these terms and conditions are to Groom & Associates Canada and also includes, where applicable, our affiliates, service providers, suppliers and sub-contractors. Our offices are located at:
360 St Jacques St,
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
By accessing or using this Site or otherwise indicating your consent, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and the documents referred to in them, and that, to the best of your knowledge, the information you provide to the Company, its representatives or agents, is complete and accurate. A false statement may disqualify you from placement or result in subsequent termination for just and sufficient cause if you are placed by the Company. The terms “you” and “your” as used in these terms and conditions refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing or using this Site for any reason. If you do not agree or accept any of the terms and conditions stated here, you must cease using this site immediately. If you have any questions concerning this site, please contact our customer support at firstname.lastname@example.org
Groom & Associates Canada may, in its sole discretion, revise these terms and conditions at any time, and without any prior notice or liability to you or any other person, by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review these terms and conditions for any changes or updates, because they are binding on you.
The Site is intended for and directed to residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence and can form legally binding contracts under applicable law.
Groom & Associates Canada is committed to providing our services in a manner that is accessible to people with disabilities, and to providing a safe, dignified and welcoming environment for everyone. We are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting the accessibility requirements under the applicable legislation. If you have any problems accessing this Site or any information contained on it, please contact us at email@example.com.
Intellectual Property Notice
Copyright © 2019 Groom & Associates Canada. All rights are reserved. “Content” means any underlying HTML, text, image, video, audio or other multimedia content, software or other information or material that is made available to you on the Site, or that is submitted to, subsisting on, or accessible from, the Site. We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, and in the material published on it. Without limiting the foregoing, GROOM & ASSOCIATES, GOOD TO KNOW YOU and SHAPING THE WORLD OF WORK are trademarks of Groom & Associates Holding N.V., used under license. JOB FIT, BOSS FIT, COMPANY FIT are trademarks of Groom & Associates Canada. The names of all other products and services mentioned on the Site are the trademarks of their respective owners. The works on this Site are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to content posted on our site. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. You agree not to alter, circumvent or remove any intellectual property notices contained on the Site. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these terms and conditions, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. Nothing contained on the Site shall be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any intellectual property rights without our prior written permission.
Information Submitted by You and Site Communications
You may only use this Site for lawful purposes when seeking employment or help with your career. You must not under any circumstances seek to undermine the security of the Site or any information submitted to or available through it. In particular, but without limitation, you must not seek to access, alter or delete any information to which you do not have authorized access, seek to overload the system via spamming or flooding, take any action or use any device, routine or software to crash, delay, damage or otherwise interfere with the operation of this Site or attempt to decipher, disassemble or modify any of the software, coding or information comprised in the Site.
You are solely responsible for any information submitted by you to this Site and for ensuring that such information is true, accurate, up-to-date and not misleading or likely to mislead or deceive and that it is not discriminatory, obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal, unlawful or in breach of any applicable legislation, regulations, guidelines or codes of practice or the copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property rights of any person in any jurisdiction. You are also responsible for ensuring that all information, data and files are free of viruses or other routines or engines that may damage or interfere with any system or data prior to being submitted to this Site. We reserve the right to remove any information supplied by you from the Site at our sole discretion, at any time and for any reason without being required to give any explanation.
Accuracy of Information
Although we make every effort to ensure that the information on this Site is accurate and complete, some of the information is supplied to us by third parties and we are not able to check the accuracy or completeness of that information. We do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in any of the information on this Site or any liability in respect of information on this Site supplied by you, any other user of the Site or any other person.
No Legal Advice
Any Content on the Site is provided for your general information only and to inform you about us and our products and news, features, services and other websites, which may be of interest. It does not constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and should not be relied on for any purposes. You should obtain qualified professional advice and recommendations before any action or commitment to any action that would be based upon any information provided on or via the Site.
Availability of the Site
While we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that the Site is available, we do not represent, warrant or guarantee in any way the Site’s continued availability at all times or uninterrupted use by you of the Site. Groom & Associates Canada reserves the right to suspend or vary the service provided to you on the Site, the Site, or any part thereof, at any time at Groom & Associates Canada’s sole discretion and either with or without prior notice to you.
Limitation of Liability
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Site or any content on it, whether express or implied. We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort, civil liability (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
- use of, or inability to use, our Site; or
- use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.
If you are a business user, please note that, in particular, we will not be liable for:
- loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
- business interruption;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of business opportunity, – goodwill or reputation; or
- any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it. We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Some of the goods or services offered through this Site may not be lawful or may otherwise not be permitted in certain countries outside of Canada. If you attempt to order, receive, purchase or otherwise benefit from any such goods or services, we do not accept any liability for any losses suffered by you in using this Site which you would not have suffered had you been accessing this Site as a Canadian resident (including as a result of us being prevented from dealing with any application or enquiry by any law, regulation or other ruling applicable in any country).
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless each of Groom & Associates Canada and its affiliates, service providers, suppliers and sub-contractors and all of their respective agents, directors, officers, employees, information providers, service providers, suppliers, subcontractors, licensors and licensees (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from and against any and all liabilities, expenses and costs, including without limitation reasonable legal fees and expenses, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim or demand arising out of, related to, or connected with your use of the Site or your breach of these terms and conditions; and you agree to assist and cooperate as fully as reasonably required by the Indemnified Parties in the defense of any such claim or demand.
Hyperlinks and Third-Party Sites
On this Site, you will be offered automatic links to other websites which may be of interest to you. We do not accept any responsibility for or liability in respect of the content of those websites, the owners of which do not necessarily have any connection, commercial or otherwise, with us. Using automatic links to gain access to such websites is entirely at your own risk.
We have the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate any services of the Site and remove any materials from the Site. We may also terminate your access to the Site or the Service, or any part thereof, 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 and we will not be responsible for maintaining or returning any of your submissions or other materials provided to us.
Exclusive Jurisdiction and governing law
These terms and conditions, and any matter applicable to your direct or indirect use of this Site, shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Quebec and the Federal laws applicable in the Province of Quebec. Any dispute shall be settled in the courts located in the district of Montreal, in the Province of Quebec, though the foregoing shall not limit the ability of Groom & Associates Canada from seeking injunctions and remedies in other jurisdictions which are required to stop any breach of this Agreement by you.
Groom & Associates Interim Inc. (“Groom & Associates Canada”) is committed to take all reasonable steps to preserve the confidentiality of all Personal Information it collects in a manner consistent with applicable law.
Owner: Chief Privacy Officer
Review Period: A minimum of every two year or earlier in the event of legislative reform or as otherwise required to ensure data privacy compliance.
Personal Information: “Personal Information” means information about an identifiable individual. An individual’s personal information includes his or her name, home address, resume, references, education and work experience and other job-related information. However, it excludes business contact information when used to contact an individual in his/her business capacity, such as contact information disclosed on a business card.
Collection and use of personal information
In the course of its commercial activities, Groom & Associates Canada ordinarily collects, uses and discloses Personal Information to facilitate the search for, selection and recruitment of candidates. Groom & Associates Canada may use online services to help it search for and recruit candidates and may disclose information that identifies its candidates and employees to such service providers for this purpose.
Specifically, we may collect personal information when an individual:
- Visits on our Website;
- Applies for a Job;
- Signs-up to receive job alerts;
- Signs-up to receive job and career related emails;
- Participates in a survey;
- Shares a job listing with a friend;
- Contacts us with a comment, question or complaint.
Visiting our website
Applying for a Job
You do not have to register or create an account to visit and browse certain features of the Website. However, in order to apply for a job, you are required to create an account. We collect your first and last name, email address, phone number and a password that you select in order to create your account and contact you about your job application or other jobs that may be of interest to you. When you apply for a job, we also collect your resume that you upload as well as other employment-related materials you provide to us, including letters of reference, transcripts, awards, etc. We use this information to process your application, assess your qualifications and suitability for the job you applied for as well as for other current and future career opportunities. When you create your My Groom & Associates profile, we can also collect your physical address. This is not mandatory.
Creating a job alert
If you sign up to receive job alerts, we will collect your email address, postal code and keywords for your job search. We use this information in order to send you email communications about new jobs in your area that match your interests.
Signing up for communications
We may offer you the ability to sign-up to receive emails with job and career related information or other newsletters from us. When you sign-up, we collect information such as your name and email address which we use to send you the communications you requested to receive. You can opt-out of receiving these communications from us by following the opt-out or “unsubscribe” instructions provided in your email, or by contacting us as set out below. Please note that you may continue to receive job alerts you have signed up to receive as well as emails regarding jobs you have applied for.
From time to time, we may offer you the opportunity to participate in one of our surveys. The information obtained through our surveys is used in an aggregated, non-personally identifiable form. We use this information to help us better understand our applicants and improve our Website and services.
When you contact us with a comment, question or complaint, you may be asked for information that identifies you (such as your name, email address, address and a phone number) along with additional information we need to help us promptly answer your question or respond to your comment or complaint. We may also retain this information to assist you in the future and to improve our customer service, product and service offerings, and events and promotions.
Sharing and disclosure of personal information
We will not disclose, trade, rent, sell or otherwise transfer your personal information, without your consent, except as set out herein, or required by law.
When you apply for a job, certain information may be made available to the company with whom you have applied.
We may transfer (or otherwise make available) your personal information to Groom & Associates Canada affiliates or third parties who provide services on our behalf. For example, we may use service providers to send our emails, host our website and operate certain of its features. Your personal information may be maintained and processed by our affiliates and third-party service providers in Europe and the US. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes.
We may transfer any information we have about you as an asset in connection with a proposed or completed merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of Groom & Associates Canada or as part of a corporate reorganization or other change in corporate control.
Groom & Associates Canada, its US and foreign affiliates, and third party administrators/processors may disclose your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order (which may include lawful access by Canadian, US, or other foreign governmental authorities, courts, or law enforcement agencies), to other organizations in the case of investigating a breach of an agreement or contravention of law or detecting, suppressing or preventing fraud, or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable Canadian, US, or other law.
We may also disclose personal information where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, to detect, suppress or prevent fraud, and to investigate or prevent actual or suspected loss or harm to persons or property.
Groom & Associates Canada maintains record retention schedules to ensure that personal Information is retained only as long as reasonably necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes for which such data was collected or other otherwise meet valid legal or business requirements.
Groom & Associates Canada employs reasonable measures to ensure that Personal Information is kept as accurate as required for its purposes.
Requests for correction of Personal Information are handled in accordance with rights granted under applicable legislation and good record keeping practices.
Safeguards: data security & e-communication policy
Groom & Associates Canada takes reasonable safeguards and security measures to protect Personal Information against unlawful or unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. This also includes safeguarding information from loss, theft and damage. In particular, Groom & Associates Canada maintains policies, procedures and technologies to maintain the security of Personal Information from the point of collection to the point of destruction.
Individual access and correction
You have the right to access, update, and correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information in our custody and control, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law (within 30 days). You may access certain Personal Information by logging in to your account on the website https://clients.njoyn.com/cl/xweb/Xweb.asp?tbtoken=Z1FQRlUSQBhzFHZ1RCBJFFZLBHldfVVeb11SUyoRfBUrLUsYL0sfdBYEPApcUR1TSD5l&chk=dFlbQBJf&page=NotLoggedIn&CLID=95811#top. Otherwise, all requests to access, update or correct of Personal Information must be made in writing and directed to the Groom & Associates Canada Privacy Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org. We may request certain Personal Information for the purposes of verifying the identity of the individual seeking access to their Personal Information.