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WEBSITE TERMS OF USE


This Website (the “Site") is owned and maintained by The Ready Group Inc. o/a Connect For The Best ("CFTB"). The following terms and conditions (the "Terms") govern your use of the Site. By using the Site you agree to be bound by the Terms. Please review the Terms carefully before using the Site. If you do not agree to the Terms please do not use the Site.


CFTB reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, alter or otherwise update the Terms at any time, without notice. You agree that you will review the Terms on a regular basis and that your continued access to the Site means that you accept any changes made.


CFTB has a Website Privacy Policy outlining the collection, use and disclosure of personal information and CFTB User Agreements. This Website Terms of Use Policy is incorporated into the CFTB User Agreements by reference.


Information About CFTB

CFTB is a division of The Ready Group Inc., a corporation incorporated in Ontario with its main office in Toronto, Ontario. CFTB links service providers with businesses or individuals who need temporary help quickly. CFTB is not a temporary help agency. CFTB does not employ persons for the purpose of assigning or attempting to assign temporary work. Service providers listed on the Site are hired directly by businesses or individuals in need of their services.


Use of the Site

You are responsible for your own use of the Site. You shall use the Site in a professional manner and in accordance with any and all applicable laws and regulations, including, without limitation, privacy laws and intellectual property laws. You shall not use the Site in any illegal or malicious fashion. You shall not use the Site or any of its content in connection with any commercial endeavors other than posting hospitality or service industry jobs or shifts or searching resumes for staff you wish to employ or posting your worker profile. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you shall not use the Site or any of its content to provide a service that is competitive to the Site. You shall not use the Site or any of its content to harass, abuse or harm another person or to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any other user without their prior express consent.


Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, only workers can create worker accounts and you shall not attempt any illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Site, including but not limited to collecting usernames and/or email addresses of other users for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or for any other purpose in violation of the Terms. The Site and the information contained within it are intended for those who access it from Canada. If you are viewing the Site from outside of Canada you should note that the information contained within it may not be appropriate for use in other places and may not comply with the laws of any territory outside of Canada. Those who choose to access the Site from countries other than Canada do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws.


Use of the Site is also governed by any CFTB User Agreements. Accessing the Site You shall not access or attempt to access the Site by any means other than through the interfaces provided by CFTB.


From time to time CFTB may restrict or suspend access to some parts of the Site, or the entire Site, without notice in order to carry out repairs or maintenance or to introduce new facilities or to amend any part of its service or for any other reason CFTB, in its sole discretion, considers appropriate. CFTB has the right to disable any user account at any time if, in CFTB’s sole discretion, you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of the Terms. Accessing the Site is also governed by the Website Privacy Policy.


Intellectual Property

The copyright and all other intellectual property rights existing anywhere in the Site and all of its content, including but not limited to software and programs, belong to CFTB unless otherwise expressly stated in the Terms. CFTB’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the owner of copyright on the Site must always be acknowledged.


You shall not attempt by any means to derive the source code for any underlying intellectual property used to provide the Site or any part thereof. Users own and retain proprietary rights in trademarked logos or company information protected under copyright that is posted on the Site.


Except as expressly provided in the Terms, you may not, without the prior written agreement of CFTB, use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, adapt, modify or deal in any way with the trademarks, trade names, logos, software or other intellectual property on the Site, or any of its content. You may use content on the Site which is in the public domain without the prior written permission of CFTB. You may print or download content from the Site for your own personal records or business use without the prior written permission of CFTB. You shall 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 or graphics separately from any accompanying texts.


Disclaimers

CFTB has taken all reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the content on the Site. The content on the Site is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, CFTB disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.


CFTB does not warrant that the Site or any part of it will function uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Access to and use of the Site is at your own risk and CFTB does not guarantee that the use of the Site or any material downloaded from it will not cause damage to any property, or otherwise minimize or eliminate the inherent risks of the internet including but not limited to loss of data, computer virus infection, spyware, malicious software, trojans and worms. CFTB will not be responsible for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.


Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, CFTB accepts no responsibility in respect of losses or damages arising out of changes made to the Site or any of its content by unauthorized third parties. CFTB is not responsible for and makes no representations or warranties regarding the use or the results of the use of the Site or any of its content. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, CFTB is not responsible for and makes no representations or warranties regarding the correctness, accuracy or reliability of the Site or any of its content.


CFTB accepts no responsibility arising out of the inability to access or use the Site or any of its content, for any reason, at any time, and for any period. CFTB shall not be responsible for any direct or indirect loss or damage which you may suffer and which arises out of or in connection with your use of or access to or inability to use or the results of your use of the Site or any of its content.


The information and opinions expressed in blogs, chat rooms or other forums conducted on the Site are not necessarily those of CFTB or its affiliated or related entities or content providers and CFTB makes no representations or warranties regarding that information or those opinions. Furthermore, neither CFTB nor its affiliated or related entities or its content providers are responsible or liable to any person or entity whatsoever (including, without limitation, persons who may use or rely on such information and opinions or to whom such information and opinions may be furnished) for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, demand, liability or other cause of any kind or character whatsoever based on, resulting from, or in any way related to, any information or opinions provided on the Site.


CFTB is not responsible for and makes no representations or warranties regarding the delivery of any messages sent through CFTB to anyone. CFTB does not have any obligation to verify the identity of persons using its Site; therefore, CFTB disclaims all liability for identity theft or any other misuse of your identity or information.


Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold CFTB and its partners, officers, directors, agents, lawyers, employees, distributors and affiliates harmless from any liability, loss, claim, demand or expense, including reasonable legal fees, arising from or in any way related to your violation of the Terms, the Website Privacy Policy or any User Agreements, or your use of the Site.


Links to the Site

CFTB has not reviewed all of the websites that link to the Site and is not responsible for the contents of any such websites. The Site’s inclusion as a link on another website does not imply endorsement by CFTB of such website.


Links from the Site

To provide increased value to users of the Site, CFTB may provide links to other websites or resources for you to access at your sole discretion and at your own risk. You acknowledge and agree that CFTB is not responsible for the availability of such third party websites or resources and does not review or endorse and shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly for:

(i) the privacy practices of such websites,

(ii) the content of such websites or resources including any advertising, products, goods or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources,

(iii) the use that others make of such websites or resources, nor (iv) any damage, loss or offence caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any advertising, products, goods or other materials or services available on such websites or resources.


Transmission of Information is at your own Risk

CFTB cannot guarantee that the transmission of information or messages sent over the internet is completely secure as there is a possibility of interception at all times. Any transmission is at your own risk. CFTB shall not be responsible for any loss, damages or costs whatsoever which you suffer or incur in connection with or arising out of any transmission of information or message sent by you to CFTB or any user of the Site over the internet, or the alteration, interception or misuse of such information.


Submissions

Any notes, messages, billboard postings, ideas, suggestions, concepts or any other content in any other form whatsoever [collectively, “Material”] submitted to the Site will become the property of CFTB and CFTB shall be entitled to use the Material for any type of use forever including any media whether now known or hereafter devised. When you submit Material to the Site, you agree that CFTB has the right to publish the Material for any type of use as outlined above including promotional and advertising purposes.

You are solely responsible for the Material you submit to the Site or transmit to other users. CFTB is not responsible for any Material published, displayed or posted on the Site or transmitted to users by persons other than CFTB.


You shall not submit or otherwise publish, display or post on the Site or transmit to any user of the Site any Material which:

(a) is offensive to the online community, such as Material that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;

(b) harasses or advocates harassment of another person;

(c) involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming"; (d) promotes information that you know is false or misleading;

(e) promotes information or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libelous or an invasion of another person’s privacy;

(f) infringes any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person including but not limited to violating another person’s trademark or promoting an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as by providing pirated computer programs or links to them or information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices;

(g) contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);

(h) contains or displays profanity, nudity or sexually explicit material of any kind;

(i) provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;

(j) violates any law, advocates illegal activity or provides instructional information about illegal activities, such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;

(k) solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; or

(l) engages in commercial activities and/or sales or otherwise solicits funds without CFTB’s prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.


You understand that although the foregoing content is strictly prohibited on the Site you may be exposed to such content, and you agree that in no event shall CFTB or any other person or entity be liable for any loss or damages or claims or demands arising from or in any way related to exposure to such Material


CFTB reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate action in its sole discretion against any person or entity who submits or otherwise publishes, displays or posts Material that in CFTB’s sole discretion violates the Terms, including without limitation, removing the offending Material from the Site and terminating the user account(s) of the violators.


Profiles

Employer and/or company profiles must describe and depict the employers’ specific establishment, business and location. Examples of inappropriate profiles include, but are not limited to, profiles that purport to represent establishments, companies, businesses, locations or agencies that are either real or fictional, or any character, or real individual that is not the employer. CFTB reserves the right to review and remove any profiles which are, in CFTB’s sole discretion, in violation of the Terms or otherwise inappropriate.


Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences

You shall not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You shall not attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.


Unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site is prohibited. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence. CFTB will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. CFTB may take further legal action in response to such a breach including, without limitation, civil and injunctive redress. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Site will cease immediately.


Communication

The Site has a contact information page with information about contacting CFTB.


General

The Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Canada and the Province of Ontario. The parties agree that any dispute arising from the use of content on the Site shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of Ontario. If any provision of the Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.