Last Updated: 20th October 2016

TERMS OF USE

This website (“Site”) at www.bluechipcareers-asia.com is owned and operated by Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd. Services provided by Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd through the Site therein shall be available to Job Seekers or other users such as Employers and Recruiters. Access to and use of the portal and its contents and services provided on the Site shall be subject to the term of use which are set out below (“Terms of Use”) and the privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”). For further details about Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd’s Privacy Statement, please click here.

1.    ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS 
1.1     Your use of this Site is subject to these Terms of Use. By using the Site, you are deemed to have accepted and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. We may make changes to these Terms of Use from time to time. We may notify you of such changes by any reasonable means, including by posting the revised version of these Terms of Use on the Site. Your use of the Site following changes to these Terms of Use will constitute your acceptance of those changes.
1.2    You are advised to review the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes made by Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd. Should you deem any change to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use unacceptable, your access to the Site and Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd’s services will be terminated upon your notice to Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd ; otherwise your continued use shall constitute your acceptance of all changes and they shall be binding upon you.

2.    ABILITY TO ACCEPT TERMS OF USE
2.1    You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Use.
2.2    Any failure of Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd to enforce or exercise a right provided in these terms is not a waiver of that right.
2.3    These terms of use constitutes the entire agreement between you and company and supersedes any and all previous agreements, between you and the company, including previous versions of the terms of use.
2.4    The Company reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the service for any reason, without prior notice. 

3.    SITE ACCESS
3.1    You are responsible for using the site in a private, secure and responsible manner. The company will not be liable for any damage or less due to unauthorized account access resulting from your actions. 
3.2    We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the Site is available at all times. However, we cannot guarantee that the Site or any individual function or feature of the Site will always be available and/or error free. The Site may be unavailable during periods when we are implementing upgrades or carrying our essential maintenance on the Site.
3.3    We may prohibit any user from using the service in its sole discretion at any time for any reason, and is not liable for any damage or less resulting from such prohibition.

4.    ACCESS TO SITE OUTSIDE OF SINGAPORE
4.1    We make no promise that the materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside Singapore. Accessing the Site from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access the Site from elsewhere, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

5.    GENERAL USE OF THE SITE
5.1    Your use of the Site is conditional on your compliance with the rules of conduct set forth in these Terms of Use and you agree that you will not:
5.1.1    Use the Site for any fraudulent or unlawful purpose;
5.1.2    Use the Site to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of others, including without limitation others’ privacy rights or rights of publicity;
5.1.3    Impersonate any person or entity, false state or otherwise misrepresent your affliation with any person or entity in connection with the Site or express or imply that we endorse any statement you make;
5.1.4    Interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Site or the servers or networks used to make the Site available or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks;
5.1.5    Transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the Site any virus, worm or other computer code that is harmful or invasive or may or is intended to damage the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software, or equipment;
5.1.6    Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of, use of, or access to the Site;
5.1.7    Modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Site. If you wish to reverse engineer any part of the Site to create an interoperable program you must contact us and we may provide interface data subject to verification of your identity and other information;
5.1.8    Remove any copyright, trade mark or other proprietary rights notice from the Site or materials originating from the Site;
5.1.9    Frame or mirror any part of the Site without our express prior written consent;
5.1.10    Create a database by systematically downloading and storing Site content;
5.1.11    Use any manual or automatic device in any way to gather Site content or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site without our express prior written consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we grant the operators of public online search engines limited permission to use search retrieval applications to reproduce materials from the Site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of such materials solely in connection with each operator's public online search service.
5.1.12    Use the service to distribute unsolicited communications (including emails) or malicious content such as viruses.
5.1.13    Use the service to access unauthorized information. 
5.1.14    Use this site for unlawful purposes, and in a way that infringes the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of this portal. Prohibited behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within this portal.

6.    SPECIFIC USE OF SITE – JOB SEEKER
7.1    Job Seeker refers to users seeking employment or with the intention of seeking employment. 
7.2    The Job Seeker agrees that he/she shall only use the Site for lawful purposes and seeking employment.
7.3    The Job Seeker confirms and acknowledges that he/she discloses his/her personal data and all other information to the Employers and/or BlueChipCareers of his/her own volition when he/she applies for available job vacancies posted on or through the Site, and/or when the Job Seeker uses the Site for purposes of submitting, uploading or posting his/her resume on the Site. 
7.4    By submitting, uploading or posting his/her resume on the Site, the Job Seeker authorizes Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd to store his/her resume and information or data related to in the database of Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd (“Database”). The Job Seeker may send his/her resume and the related information or data directly to any Advertiser who advertises on or through the Site. Alternatively, the Job Seeker may send his/her resume and the related information or data to Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd through the Site in reply to any job advertisement. In such event, the Job Seeker’s resume and the related information or data will remain active on the Site and be stored in the Database at his/her own risk unless and until he/she chooses to delete them. The Job Seeker acknowledges and agrees that his/her resume and the related information or data may be accessed by the Advertisers who have subscribed to the services of Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd for the sole purpose of recruiting and assessing the suitability of the Job Seeker. Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd also reserves the right to reject, disapprove or edit any part of the Job Seeker’s resume and information or data related thereto as it sees appropriate and to erase any personal data which Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd reasonably believes that such information or data are inaccurate, false, illegal, unlawful, infringe copyright / trademark / trade name / trade secret or infringe any other intellectual property rights or invade the privacy of the other having regard to the purpose (including any directly related purpose) for which the data are or are to be used.
7.5    The Job Seeker acknowledges and agrees to Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd’s practice of charging Advertiser a fee for access to the Site, the Database and/or Job Seekers’ resumes, details and information or data related thereto for the sole purpose of recruiting and assessing the suitability of Job Seekers and subject to the terms herein. The Job Seeker also recognizes that he/she shall have no claims to any such fee received by Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd.
7.6    Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd will not release the Job Seeker’s personal data to any Advertiser without his/her permission unless required by any authorized institution or obliged under the prevailing laws and regulations. The Job Seeker acknowledges and agrees that Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd will, if he/she so authorizes, release his/her resume to Advertiser through the use of Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd’s search engine or any other means for the sole purpose of enabling Advertiser to recruit and assess the suitability of the Job Seeker in relation to any job vacancy. 
7.7    The Job Seeker agrees that Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd and its associated companies may use his/her personal data (without his/her name, address and other personal identifiable information) for marketing purposes which may be directed to either potential Advertisers, their respective agents or anyone under their employment.
7.8    Although Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd shall use its reasonable endeavors to restrict access to the Database only to the Advertisers and personnel of Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd, it does not guarantee that other parties will not, without Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd’s consent, gain access to the Database. Job Seeker may disable searching or viewing of his/her resume by the Advertisers at any time. However, the Job Seeker acknowledges that the Advertisers and other parties who have otherwise gained access to the Database may have retained a copy of Job Seeker’s resume. Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd is not responsible for the retention, use or privacy of resumes in these instances, or for the use or privacy of resumes by any of such parties while the resumes are in the Database.
7.9    Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd will not be responsible or held liable in any way if any Advertiser or other user, in breach of the Terms and Conditions, whether in Singapore or elsewhere, uses the Job Seeker’s personal data, information or materials for any purpose other than for recruiting potential employees. Job Seeker accepts that all personal data, information or materials given to Advertiser or other users, or submitted on or through the Site, are given entirely at his/her own risk.
7.10    The Job Seeker shall not post any information or data that is not related to or with the purpose of gaining employment. 
7.11    The Job Seeker shall not post any incomplete, inaccurate or false information or data that is related to or with the purpose of gaining employment.
7.12    The Job Seeker shall not respond to any job posting for any other reason other than to apply for the job advertised. Any communications or use of the site for any purposes other than recruitment, including but not limited to soliciting of donations or business for any reason, are strictly prohibited. 
7.13    All users of the site shall not in any manner infringe the intellectual property or proprietary rights of others. 
7.14    All users shall not print, download, duplicate, transmit or otherwise copy, reproduce, re-distribute, republish or use any personally identifiable information about other users save and except that the Advertisers may use the Database and/or Job Seekers’ resumes. All unsolicited communications of any type to users are strictly prohibited.
7.15    All users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site including, without limitation, accessing data not intended for them or logging into a server or account which they are not authorized to access, attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or attempting to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization, attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network or sending unsolicited e-mails, including promotions and/or advertisements for products or services. Violations of system or network security may result in civil and/or criminal liabilities, including under the Computer Misuse Act (Cap. 50A) and the Spam Control Act (Cap. 311A).

7.    SPECIFIC USE OF THE SITE – ADVERTISER
8.1    This refers to user (s) who posts a job advertisement or any job-related information via the site. This may include paying employers, hiring managers, and human resource professionals including recruiters and headhunters directly employed by firms and agencies. 
8.2    The advertiser agrees that it shall only use the site for lawful purposes and for job-related activities. 
8.3    Upon activation of a service package (paid or free) with Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd, the advertiser will be entitled to use the Site to advertise job vacancies and/or gain access to the CV database for a predetermined period following agreement of the predetermined service, save and except for free trial promotion offer. Subject to the conditions or requirements from time to time stipulated by Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd regarding the access to Job Seeker’s information or data, Advertiser will be entitled to access the Database but agrees that all information or data obtained as a result of such access shall only be used for the sole purpose of recruiting and assessing the suitability of Job Seekers and that such information or data shall not be disclosed to any other parties without the prior consent of the Job Seeker concerned. The Advertiser acknowledges and agrees that it shall disregard any information or data received from Job Seeker which is irrelevant to recruiting and assessing the suitability of Job Seekers.

8.4    Advertiser shall be solely responsible for the contents of and materials contained in its advertisement and/or web page posted on the Site. Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd reserves the right to remove or edit, or require the removal or amendment of, any advertisement or web page as it sees appropriate, or to terminate or suspend the Advertiser’s access and use of the Site and/or services offered on or through the Site, in accordance with the agreement for such services between Advertiser and Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd.

8.5    Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd remains have the right to terminate any services offered to any Advertiser and to remove any advertisement posted on the Site at Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd’s sole discretion, without any compensation or recourse to Advertiser in the event that the relevant Advertiser or the contents of the relevant advertisement and/or web page is or are in breach of any of the provisions herein or any laws in your jurisdiction.

8.6    As part of our marketing strategy, Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd may employ marketing campaigns to promote job-related information including your brand (including but not limited to Google ads, Facebook ads, Twitter ads, ad networks, Linkedin ads) and acknowledge that such may be outside the domain of Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd.

8.7    Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd also reserves the right to change the service fee or institute new charges or fees, from time to time, as it deems appropriate. In the event that any Advertiser fails to pay the service fee or any other fees or charges due to Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd, Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd reserves the right to suspend or terminate the Advertiser’s web page and/or advertisement and/or right to access the Database, without prejudice to all other rights and remedies available to Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd.

8.    THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
6.1    The Site may provide links to other websites and online resources. We are not responsible for and do not endorse such external sites or resources. Your use of third party websites and resources is at your own risk.
6.2    You may create a link to this Site, provided that:
    6.2.1    The link is fair and legal and is not presented in a way that is:
    (a)    Misleading or could suggest any type of association, approval or endorsement by us that does not exist, or
    (b)    Harmful to our reputation or the reputation of any of our affiliates;
    6.2.2    You retain the legal right and technical ability to immediately remove the link at any time, following a request by us to do so.

9.    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
9.1    Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd owns the intellectual property rights to all content of the site including but not limited to information, text, artwork, graphics, images, layout, designs, pictures, logos, editorial content, HTML, functionality, and documentation. You may not copy, modify or reverse engineer any part of the service owned by Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd. 

10.    RESPONSIBILITY
10.1    Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd reserves the right to monitor the site and its contents at any time but it is not obligated to do so. Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd shall take no responsibility for any material on the site that is not posted by Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd. You acknowledge and agree that you are fully responsible for the content and accuracy of any job-related information including not limited to any resume, information, data, advertisement and any other material submitted to Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd.
10.2    While Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd is committed to providing a platform that enables successful job placements, we do not guarantee any resume, advertisement or webpage will be viewed by any specific number of users nor do we guarantee successful recruitment of personnel. 
10.3    BlueChipCareers is not a recruitment or job agency and shall not be responsible in any manner for any decision made by any party seeking employment or posting jobs on the site, or of any party responding to or posting advertisements on the site.
10.4    While Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd endeavours to provide quality service to Job Seekers and advertisers, it does not guarantee that the site will operate error-free or virus-free, that the use of the site and/or service will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. If the site requires servicing or replacing of hardware and software, by any user, Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd will not be responsible for any loss or damages, as a result of the disruption. 

11.    INDEMNITY
11.1    All users agree to indemnify and hold harmless Bluechip Platforms Asia Pte Ltd and its affiliates from and against any third-party claim and any related losses, costs, liabilities and expenses including legal fees and litigation on a full indemnity basis, arising from or relating to the users’ use of the site and its contents or breach of the terms of use, to the fullest extent permitted by the applicable law. 

12.    COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
12.1    We may collect and use information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. You can view a copy of this policy by clicking here

13.    DURATION OF TERMS
13.1    These Terms of Use are effective until terminated. We may, at any time and for any reason, terminate your access to or use of the Site. If we terminate your access to the Site you will not have the right to bring claims against us or our affiliates with respect to such termination. We and our affiliates shall not be liable for any termination of your access to the Site.

14.    GOVERNING LAW
14.1    These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore, and the courts of Singapore will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim or dispute arising under or in connection with these Terms of Use.

Disclaimer
All users shall use the site entirely at their own risk, including any websites accessed through it. BlueChipCareers and its affiliates shall not be liable in any event for any loss or damages of any kind incurred by any users whatsoever directly or indirectly arising from or relating to such users’ use of or inability to use the site and its content, including but not limited to any errors or omissions in such contents, or any deletion, incorrect or delayed transmission or loss of any contents or materials uploaded or transmitted through the site.