TERMS & CONDITIONS

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TERMS & CONDITIONS

ATTENTION: THIS LEGAL NOTICE APPLIES TO THE ENTIRE CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE UNDER THE DOMAIN NAME WWW.GULF CONNEXIONS.COM. ("WEBSITE") AND TO ANY CORRESPONDENCE BY EMAIL BETWEEN US AND YOU. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. USING THIS WEBSITE INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT YOU CHOOSE TO REGISTER WITH US. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE. THIS NOTICE IS ISSUED BY GULF CONNEXIONS AND IS APPLICABLE TO ANY SUBSIDUARY COMPANIES OR DEPARTMENTS UNDER THE GULF CONNEXIONS BRAND WHICH IS IDENTIFIED ON THE WEBSITE

1. GENERAL

1.1 GulfConnexions does not make any representation whatsoever about any job vacancy advertisement which is accessed either on, by virtue of or by way of any links from this website nor about any of the advertisers who appear on this website because in compiling the content of these sections Gulf Connexions relies on information provided to it by third parties. Accordingly it is a matter for you to satisfy yourself as to the suitability of any agency, employer or job found directly or indirectly through this website.

1.2 As a user of this site you acknowledge that the Internet or Gulf Connexions’ systems, services and equipment may from time to time be inoperative in full or in part as a consequence of but not limited to, mechanical breakdown, maintenance, hardware or software upgrades, any communication connectivity problems or other facts beyond the control of Gulf Connexions and you acknowledge that Gulf Connexions will not be held liable for any failure or inability to provide continuous, error free, uninterrupted services under these or any other circumstances.

1.3 By accessing any part of this Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave this Website immediately. 1.4 GulfConnexions may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check this Website from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Website.

2. CV ONLINE

If you post your CV or access CV’s on GulfConnexionsyou agree to and accept that:

2.1 Recruiters will have access to CV s onGulf Connexions which will be protected by the privacy settings of the individual posting their CV.

2.2 Gulf Connexions shall have no liability to candidates or a recruiter as a consequence of access to CV ‘S posted on the site as Clause 2.1 above.

3. CHANGES

3.1 Gulf Connexions may make changes in or withdraw any of the services described in this website and at any time without notice.

3.2GulfConnexions shall not be obliged to maintain or continue any services offered to candidates on this Website.

3.3Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, Gulf Connexions reserves the right to suspend or cancel the provision of any service to any particular for any reason whatsoever.

3.4Gulf Connexions reserves the right to change these terms and conditions of use by changing them on this website.

4. CONTENT AND EMAILS YOU SEND TO US OR SUBMIT

4.1 It is your responsibility to ensure that any information that you send to us, post on our site, or send to any employer/recruiter is accurate as you will be liable for any representations made in them.

4.2You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Website any material that is fraudulent, libelous, obscene, indecent, seditious, pornographic, menacing, threatening, offensive, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience, which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, gives rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringes the rights of any third party, in the Kingdom of Bahrain or any other country in the world; which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data) or for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals.

4.3Gulf Connexions will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Gulf Connexions to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material, misusing the Website or otherwise purporting to breach the law in contravention of paragraphs 4 .1 or 4.2.

4.4Gulf Connexions accepts no responsibility or liability for the use by any agency, employer or other third party of any CV about you forwarded to any agency, employer (whether by Gulf Connexions or you) or to any third party which comes to your attention directly or indirectly through your use of this Website.

4.5If you apply for any job or jobs using the Website you consent to Gulf Connexions monitoring and storing the information provided, along with the contents of any email in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

5. LINKS

5.1GulfConnexions does not make any representation as to the security, quality or propriety of any website which may be accessed through this Website. Linked websites accessed through this Website are independent websites over which Gulf Connexions does not have any control, whether financial, editorial or any other kind.

5.2AccordinglyGulf Connexions has no responsibility or liability to you in respect of any products or services purchased or obtained by you from any such linked website nor in respect of the use of any personally identifying information by any such linked website or its owner.

5.3If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

5.4You will not link to this Website without the express written permission of Gulf Connexions.

5.5If you have been granted permission to link to this Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of this Website, and subject to the following conditions:

  • (a) You do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the "Gulf Connexions" logo;
  • (b) You do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around this Website;
  • (c) You do not in any way imply that Gulf Connexions is endorsing any products or services other than its own;
  • (d) You do not misrepresent your relationship with Gulf Connexions nor present any other false information about Gulf Connexions.

6. COPYRIGHT

6.1This Website contains copyright material, trade names and other proprietary information, including but not limited to, design, text, software and graphics. The entire contents of this Website are protected by copyright law and as such Gulf Connexions, or its licensors, own copyright and/or database rights in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it.

6.2You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part except as provided below.

6.3You may download information from this Website for your own personal use only, except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law.

6.4No copyright, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of Gulf Connexions and that of the copyright owner. In the event of permission be granted for the copying, redistribution or publication of copyright material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright material.

6.5If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use this Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this Website.

6.6his Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this Website.

7. VIRUSES ETC

Gulf Connexions will not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, special or other damage resulting from the transmission from this Website to your computer systems of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other destructive items, however caused. Such damage to include, without limitation, loss of profits, interruption to business, loss of the whole or any part of a program or any data howsoever stored whether saved on a computer system or otherwise.

8. TRADE NAMES

Gulf Connexions and its logos and departmental derivatives on this site are trade names of Gulf Connexions and its owners North Star Technology WLLyou may not use these names or logos without the consent of Gulf Connexions or North Star Technology.

9. HOW GULF CONNEXIONS PROTECTS AND USES INFORMATION WHICH GULF CONNEXIONS HOLDS ABOUT YOU

The Internet is not a secure medium. However, Gulf Connexions will use its reasonable endeavours to keep the personal information it receives about you confidential although nothing in these terms and conditions shall restrict or prohibit Gulf Connexions disclosing personal information to recruitment agencies or employers in circumstances where you have expressly or by implication given your consent to do so including for example where you have submitted your CV containing such information. Gulf Connexions uses your information in accordance with its Privacy Policy from time to time and you consent to the use of your information in such way.

10. LOSSES RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO YOUR DATA

You accept the risk that data transmitted electronically via this Website or otherwise may be intercepted before reaching its intended destination or accessed by unauthorised third parties and may be exploited unlawfully by such third parties. Gulf Connexions does not assume responsibility for guarding against the acts of such third parties and shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special or other damage resulting from third parties' interception of or access to data of whatever nature.

11. LIABILITY

11.1 Gulf Connexions excludes all liability it may have to you to the fullest extent permitted by law (and whether such liability arises in contract, tort or otherwise) as a result of your use of this Website or your accepting of a job vacancy obtained directly or indirectly through this Website.

11.2 Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude Gulf Connexions's liability for death or personal injury due to its negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation.

11.3 Any other liability as mentioned in the sites Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

12. DISCLAIMER

The Web Site acts as a venue for employers to post job opportunities and candidates to post resumes and does not screen or censor the listings offered. Gulf Connexions is not involved in the actual transaction between employers and candidates save for the introduction of the two parties.

12.1 WhileGulf Connexionsendeavours to ensure that the information on this Website is correct, Gulf Connexions does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on this Website. Gulf Connexions may make changes to the material on this Website at any time without notice. The material on this Website may be out of date, and Gulf Connexions makes no commitment to update such material. Please note that you will be required to use caution, common sense and good awareness as there are also risks of dealing with persons or people acting under false pretences. By using the Website you agree to all risks and agree that Gulf Connexions is not responsible for the acts or omissions of others.

12.2 The material on this Website is provided "as is" without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Any warranties, conditions that have effect in relation to the website, are covered in law by these terms and conditions.

12.3 GulfConnexions shall not be liable to you for any loss or damage suffered, of any nature whatsoever as a result of you using this Website or our services.

12.4 GulfConnexions is not to be considered an employer with respect to your use of the Web Site and Gulf Connexions shall not be responsible for any employment decisions made by any entity posting jobs on the Web Site. We make no warranties whatsoever that you will obtain any job via the Web Site, nor any warranties about (and take no responsibility for) any job you may obtain. In the event that you have a dispute with another user, you release Gulf Connexions, its agents and employees from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential, direct and indirect) of every kind and nature

13. HEADINGS

Any headings in these terms and conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their construction.

14. INDEMNITY

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Gulf Connexions, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Material or your breach of the terms of these Terms and Conditions or your representations and warranties or your violation of any rights of third parties, including without limitation, any proprietary or intellectual property rights.

15. MISCELLANEOUS

15.1 Validity of Terms and Conditions. A printed version of these Terms and Conditions and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. You agree that the fact that these Terms and Conditions are in electronic form does not affect in any way their validity or enforceability. You also agree that your use of the website constitutes your valid and legal acceptance of these terms.

15.2 Other Jurisdictions. Access to the Materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. When you access the Web, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. Use of the Web Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms and Conditions.

15.3 Assignment; Waiver. You may not assign any part of this Agreement without the Company's prior written consent. No waiver of any obligation or right of either party shall be effective unless in writing, executed by the party against whom it is being enforced.

15.4 Severability. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions are found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

15.5 Entire Agreement. Except as expressly provided in additional terms of use for areas of the Web, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company with respect to the use of the Web Site. No changes to these Terms and Conditions shall be made except by a revised posting on this page. Certain areas of the Web Site may be subject to additional terms of use. By using such areas, or any part thereof, you agree to be bound by the additional terms of use applicable to such areas.

16. TERMINATION AND EQUITABLE RELIEF

16.1 In the event of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or if is unable to verify or authenticate any information you submit, Gulf Connexions may, at its sole discretion, pursue all of its legal remedies, including, but not limited to, deletion of your postings from the Web Site and/or immediate termination of your registration or ability to access the Web Site or any other service provided to you by Gulf Connexions.

16.2 Given the nature of these Terms and Conditions, you understand and agree that, in addition to money damages, Gulf Connexions will be entitled to equitable relief upon a breach of them by you.

17. SPECIFIC PROHIBITED USES

For the avoidance of doubt The Web Site may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking employment and career information and employers seeking employees. You represent, warrant and agree that you will not use (or plan, encourage or help others to use) the Web Site for any purpose or in any manner that is prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices or by applicable law (including but not limited to any applicable export controls). Gulf Connexions specifically prohibits any use of the Web Site, and all users agree not to use the Web Site, for any of the following:

  • (a) Posting any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information or information which is not your own accurate resume (living individual seeking employment on a full-time or part-time basis on his or her own behalf).
  • (b) Impersonating any person or entity, including but not limited to a Gulf Connexions official, forum leader, guide or host or falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity.
  • (c) Posting or transmitting any content that you do not have a right to reproduce, display or transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as nondisclosure agreements).
  • (d) Deleting or revising any material posted by any other person or entity.
  • (e) Using any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Web Site or any activity being conducted on this site.
  • (f) Taking any action which imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Web Site's infrastructure.
  • (g) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, using or attempting to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Web Site other than the search engine and saved searches available from the Company on the Web Site and other than generally available third party web browsers (e.g., Netscape Navigator, Microsoft Explorer).
  • (h) Attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Web Site.
  • (i) Transmitting, posting, distributing or storing any message, information, data, text, software or images, or other materials (Content) that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually-explicit, libelous, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable to another user or any other person or entity.
  • (j) Posting or transmitting any Content that contains viruses or corrupted data, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.
  • (k) Deleting any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels that you upload to any communication feature.
  • (l) Using the Web Site's communication features in a manner that adversely affects the availability of its resources or other users (e.g., excessive shouting, use of all caps, or flooding continuous posting of repetitive text).
  • (m) Uploading, transmitting or posting any Content or using the Web Site in any manner that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of any third parties.
  • (n) Responding to any employment opportunity on the Web Site for any reason other than to apply for the job. Communications soliciting the employer's business by our competitors are prohibited.
  • (o) Printing out or otherwise copying or using any personally identifiable information about employees or business information about employers. Unsolicited e-mail, telephone calls, mailing or other contacts to posting individuals and companies are prohibited.
  • (p) Reselling or assigning your rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions of Use.
  • (q) Making any unauthorized use of the Gulf Connexions Web Site.
  • (r) Violating any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation.

18. NOTICES

Any communication or notices regarding the website, use of copyright, complaints, its terms and conditions or its privacy policy should be directed to: admin@Gulf Connexions.com

19. GOVERNING LAW

If not actually the case, the contract under which you use this website shall be deemed to have been made in Bahrain and the construction, validity and performance of these terms and conditions of use shall be governed in all respects by Bahrain law and the Bahrain courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any dispute between you and Gulf Connexions concerning your use of this website.

Privacy Policy

Gulf Connexions , is part of the North Star Technology Group of companies. Gulf Connexionsis committed to respecting and preserving the privacy of all visitors to www.Gulf Connexions.com("the Site"). We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience.

Gulf Connexions is the sole owner of information collected on the pages and we will not disclose this information to anyone outside of Gulf Connexions or its associated companies.

The Gulf Connexions Site contains links to other Web sites, over which we have no control. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other Web sites to which you choose to link from our Sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other Web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information

Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

BY REGISTERING OR USING THIS SITE, YOU CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION, USE AND TRANSFER OF YOUR INFORMATION BY US UNDER THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY .

INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT FROM YOU

When you visit or register on the Site you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, address, email address, telephone number, gender, role sought, interests and availability. If you apply for jobs, the information you provide in any application form will also be stored. In addition, if you upload your CV to the Site it will be stored on our server. We may also collect information about your usage of our Site, as well as information about you from e-mails or letters you send to us, or from e-mails you send in response to jobs advertised on our Site.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

Our goal is to provide our users with a personalised experience every time they log onto Gulf Connexions and to that end we may direct you to jobs/articles/forums etc. that we think may assist you in your career/lifestyle activities. By providing us with such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Privacy Statement.Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our Site and to supply our services, which include providing you with our newsletter, and to contact you where necessary. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business, which may include contacting you to notify you of our current or future services.

In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the Site or our services. Further, where you have consented, we might also use your information to let you know about other services that we offer which may be of interest to you and we may contact you by post, telephone or fax, as well as by e-mail. The information we collect from your usage of our site may be used to contact you by email where appropriate.

We retain all information and CVs indefinitely. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know or, if you would like us to delete your personal information send an email via our contact form and provide details of your request. Gulf Connexions reserves the right to retain information that you have requested be deleted where there is a legitimate legal reason why such information or CV should be retained by Gulf Connexions.

Where you have applied by e-mail for a job advertised on our Site we may contact you periodically by email to keep you informed of the services we provide.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

The information you provide to us will be held on computers solely owned by Gulf Connexions and its group companies.

Your information may be accessed by or given to our staff working within and outside the Kingdom of Bahrain and third party companies whom we may use to provide part of our services and who may be located outside the Gulf Cooperation Council Area. We may also pass aggregate statistical information on the usage of our Site to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you. Gulf Connexions is part of the North Star Technology Group of companies and as such we may share your information with associated companies within this group in order to provide the services that you have requested.

In no circumstances will we pass your information to non-related third parties to enable them to contact you themselves about products and services that they offer without your prior consent.

We may disclose information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public. Finally, if our business enters into a joint venture with, or is sold to, or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners. Countries outside the Kingdom of Bahrain do not always have strong data protection laws. However, we will always take steps to ensure that your information is used by our clients, agencies and recruiters in accordance with this policy.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

We have areas on the Site where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in these areas becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.

COOKIES

We use "cookies" to help personalise and maximise your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personaliseGulf Connexions pages, or register for services, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information (such as user name, password and preferences).

Because of our use of cookies, we can deliver faster and more accurate results and a more personalised site experience. When you return to the Site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customised. We also use cookies to track click streams and for load balancing. You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on the Gulf Connexions Site.

CHILDREN

This site is not intended for children under 16 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16 years of age.

SECURITY

We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organisational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorised access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the site and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification.

CONTACT

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be emailed via our contact form.

Update effectiveJanuary 31st 2016.