Terms and Conditions
This website page states the Terms and Conditions under which You (User, Your) may use azzist.com (the Site, Website, Web site). Please read these terms and conditions, carefully, and if you do not accept them, do not use this Website or Service.
By using the Site, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Azzist.com may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this document, and you should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are bound to you.
The term "you" refers to all individuals and/or entities accessing this Website for any reason. These Terms and Conditions are effective as of 24th August, 2012.
2. Binding Agreement
These terms and conditions form a binding agreement (the "agreement") between you and azzist.com of Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd. Your access to or use of the site indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions. You are agreeing to use the site at your own risk.
You represent, warrant and agree that you will not use (or plan, encourage or help others to use) the site for any purpose or in any manner that is prohibited by these terms and conditions or by applicable law. It is your responsibility to ensure that your use of the site complies with these terms and conditions and all applicable laws.
The following definitions apply to this Agreement:
"azzist.com", "Website", "Web Site" and “Site" includes www.azzist.com in entirety and its related websites owned or operated by Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd., and includes their Content, Text, Graphics, Design, Programming and Services as applicable in the context. "azzist", "We", "Us", "Our", "Company" means Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd., an Indian corporation operating "azzist.com".
"You", "Your" means the individual or entity that is agreeing to these Terms and Conditions.
"User" means any individual or entity that uses any aspect of the Site.
a."Resume" (also known as "C.V.", "CV" or "Curriculum Vitae") means any file or document containing individual’s summary of academic and professional history and achievements as well as qualifications, skills and background that represents individual’s education and professional experiences in terms relevant to the employment marketplace.
"Resume Owner" means any User that can have a Resume in their possession, whether uploaded or not uploaded to the Site.
“Organization”, "Employer" or "Recruiter" means any individual or entity that is accessing the Site to search and/or download Resumes or for any reason related to the purpose of seeking candidates for employment.
“Professional” "Job Seeker" means "Resume Owner" or "User" who is interested in exploring employment opportunities.
"Services" means any services provided by azzist.com.
"Content" includes all "Text", "Graphics", "Design", "Documents", "Profiles", and "Programming" used on the Site.
"Text" includes all and any text on every page of the Site (whether instructional, navigational or editorial).
"Graphics" includes all images, logos, icons, buttons, and any other graphical elements on the Site, with the exception of paid advertising banners.
"Design" includes use of color combinations, Graphics and Text, and the layout of all pages of the Site.
"Documents" includes any files (including but not limited to Resume files) uploaded to or downloadable from the Site.
"Profile" includes any information on the Site that is uploaded or posted by Users of the Site (including but not limited to name, contact information, Resume, images, and any postings).
"Concepts" includes all business and technical ideas, patents (including provisional patents), processes and methodologies used on the Site including, but not limited to, the concept of paying Resume Owners for their Resume.
"Registration", "Registering" is the process of submits the registration form located at: https://www.azzist.com/individuals/sign_up or http://www.azzist.com/companies/sign_up or any other location on the Site.
"Qualifying Download" means a complete, successful, confirmed and valid single Resume download by an Employer or a User of the Site who has been connected to a Professional through azzist.com using basic services.
Azzist.com is an equal opportunity career platform designed to allow Organizations and Professionals to connect each other for the purpose of employment. Professionals can upload their CV, follow the organizations, apply for jobs and connect with Organizations meanwhile Organizations can register, post their jobs, search and connect with Professionals, create a good public profile to attract talent as followers. Azzist.com is a career networking platform where the identity of the professionals are protected until they decide otherwise. Organizations can get the identity of the Professionals only when they are connected.
There are mainly three ways for an Organization and Professional to connect:
- A Professional and Organization will get connected when the Professional decides to follow the Organization.
- A Professional and Organization will get connected when the Professional applies for a job posted by the Organization.
The Organization can search for Profiles and when the apt profiles are found, then can send the connection request to the Professional. Once the Professional accepts the connection request, Professional and the Organization are connected.
One Important thing to note is the identity details of the Professionals are shared only to those Organizations whom they are connected. There are lot of unique features for azzist.com which is discussed in the features section of azzist.com
5. Ownership and Proprietary Notes
© 2010 - 2014 Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
The Site, including all Content, is the property of Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd. No portion of the Content (including but not limited to Text, Graphics, Design, Documents, Profiles, Concepts, and Programming) used anywhere on the Site may be transferred, sold, reprinted or republished (other than as is necessary to view the page on your monitor) in any form without the express written permission of Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd.
"azzist™", "azzist.com™" are service marks of Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd. and is pending registration in India. All other trademarks and/or service marks used on this Site are the trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.
The Site is owned and operated by Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd. in conjunction with others pursuant to contractual arrangements. Unauthorized use of the Site or Content on the Site may violate copyright, trademark, patent and other laws and is prohibited. You acknowledge that you do not acquire or seek to acquire any ownership rights by using the Site.
You must be 18 (eighteen) years of age or older, or the age of majority as that is defined in your jurisdiction, whichever is older, to visit or use azzist.com in any manner. By visiting azzist.com or accepting these Terms and Conditions, You represent and warrant to azzist that you have reached the age of majority in your jurisdiction, and that you have the right, authority and capacity to agree to and abide by these Terms and Conditions. You also represent and warrant to azzist that you will use azzist.com in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
7. Uses of the Site and Content
7.1 Use of Site Content
We permit you to view and access a single copy of the content available on or from azzist.com solely for your personal and non-commercial use, unless otherwise specified.
Content of the website, such as Text, Graphics, Images, Documents, Logos, Buttons, and any other Web Site content, are protected under Indian, United States and international copyright, trademark and other laws. All content on this Site is the property of Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd. or its content suppliers or licensors. The arrangement of all content on the site is also the exclusive property of the Company and protected by Indian and international copyright laws.
Unauthorized use of the Web Site Content may violate copyright or trademark or both, and you must retain all copyright, trademark, service-mark, and other proprietary notices contained in the original content on any copy you make of the Website Content.
You may not sell or modify the Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose. Use of the Content on any other web site or in another environment (including but not limited to any networked computer environment) for any purpose is prohibited, unless expressly permitted in writing by us.
7.2 Permitted Site Uses
7.2.1 General Rules
Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd. hereby grants you limited, terminable and non-exclusive right to use the Site for information purposes as long as you adhere to these Terms and Conditions. However, to make use of the site as a Resume Owner (for the purpose of finding work as a Professional/Job Seeker) or as an Organization/Employer (for the purpose of finding workers), you must Register. Resume Owners and Employers may Register free of charge. You will not be regarded as, or have the privileges of, a member until and unless you receive an E-mail or other written communication from us confirming your registration and acceptance.
You may not use any part of the Site in order to modify, sell, transmit, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation Website Content (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.
You may not use the Site or the Content on the Site in any way for any private, public or commercial purpose, in connection with products or services that are not those of azzist.com, in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion, that disparages or discredits azzist, dilutes the strength of property of azzist, or that otherwise infringes intellectual property rights or azzist.
Azzist.com reserves the right to limit the amount of data and set download quotas (including Resume downloads) that may be accessed by You in any given time period. These quotas may be amended in azzist’s sole discretion at any time.
7.2.2 Security Rules
You must not, directly or indirectly, violate or attempt to violate the security of our Site. Such activity includes, but is not limited to:
Accessing or attempting to access data not intended for you, logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access or attempting to obtain such access by any known or unknown method.
Attempting to probe, scan, decrypt or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security, encryption or authentication measures without proper authorization.
Interfering or attempting to interfere in any way with any User or service to any User or entity using azzist, by any means, known and unknown, including but not limited to viruses, spamming, probing, and ‘phishing’ techniques.
Forging or attempting to forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information used in any services of the Website.
Such violations of security may result in civil or criminal liability to you. We will investigate actual and potential violations of our site security and may summon and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting anyone involved in such violations of our security.
7.3 Specific Prohibited Uses
Azzist.com may be used only for information purposes to general users and for lawful purposes by Users (individuals seeking employment and Employers/recruitment consultant seeking employees). We specifically prohibit, and you agree not to use the Site for any of the following:
Posting or uploading any incomplete, false, misleading, deceptive or inaccurate content, contact, biographical or autobiographical information or any information which is not your own, for any purposes.
Recruiting for any arrangement or opportunity which requires up-front or periodic payment from another party, constitutes recruitment for a franchise or pyramid-type arrangement, or pays commissions only (unless clearly represented as such), or requires recruitment of others of our members, sub-distributors or sub-agents, or constitutes recruitment for modeling or related activity.
Using the Site database of Resumes for any purpose other than as an Organization looking for Professionals. This includes, but is not limited to, using the database information to sell, or solicit for, any other products or services, or attempting to contact Resume Owners or any party for gathering of information for any other purpose than as an Organization looking for Professionals.
Sending unsolicited or irrelevant mail, e-mail and faxes or making unsolicited or irrelevant phone calls without Resume Owners consent of being approached by Employers who find them via searching our database. Contact after Connect must be with the mutual consent.
Deleting or revising any material or Content posted by any other person or entity.
Posting or uploading any information on the Site for any competitor of azzist.com or post or upload any information or other content that contains links to any site competitive with azzist.com.
Posting or uploading any information or content on azzist.com that contains hyperlinks other than hyperlinks to the User’s personal site(s) relevant to the Resume Owner’s Resume (such as websites for Employer, educational institutions or individual’s portfolio)
Attempting or use of any tactics, methods or techniques to affect Resume search results or its visibility in search results on azzist.com.
Using any means whatsoever to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activity being conducted on the site or taking any action which imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our Site's infrastructure.
Disclosing to or sharing any membership password with anybody, or using the password for any unauthorized purpose.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, using or attempting to use any device or software (including, but not limited to, scripts, browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to automatically search, ‘crawl’, index, parse or navigate the site, other than our own inbuilt search engine using recognized browsers or unless you are using a recognized and legitimate search engine such as those owned and operated by Yahoo®, Google™ or MSN®, whose purpose is to ‘crawl’ and index the site for the purpose of listing and ranking the site in their search engine. Whether or not a search engine meets these criteria will be determined by us in our sole discretion. We specifically forbid any use of software or hardware designed to automatically collect and extract information from azzist.com (including, but not limited to, Website Content or any information contained in Resumes).
Attempting to reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble, by any means, any of the Programming, Concepts or mechanisms comprising, or in any way, making up the Site.
Collecting or copying, in any manner, any of the Website Content or information available from the Site.
8. User Registrations and Information
8.1 Quality of Information
Each Job Seeker Profile or Resume made available to Employers through azzist.com is on an "as is" basis. Azzist does not evaluate the individual, but rather relies on the honesty of that individual. Each Employer should, therefore, take steps to evaluate the Job Seeker, using his/her own specific employment criteria. Similarly, azzist cannot warrant that an Employer is who he or she claims to be. However, information about both Employers and Job Seekers is collected at the time of registration and can be retrieved if the information is relevant to a legal proceeding.
8.2 User Submissions
You are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting on the Site. You must not, and by using the Site you agree not to: post material that is the intellectual property or trade secret of somebody else, unless you can show that you have permission from that person to do so; post anything that infringes the privacy of others; post anything that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; post material that is off-topic; post a sexually explicit image or statement; post advertisements or solicitations of business; post chain letters or pyramid schemes; impersonate another person; post material that contains viruses or any variation of what are commonly called viruses designed or intended to damage or interfere with the normal operation of the site, system, content or information on the Site, or on the systems of other users of the site.
8.2.1 Quality of Submissions
The Company does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by you or other users or endorses any opinions expressed by users. You acknowledge that if you rely on the material or information posted by others, you do so at your own risk.
The Company acts as a passive connection for online distribution and publication of user-submitted information and has no obligation to screen communications or information in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring materials posted by users. However, whether notified by a user or by anybody else, the Company reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary or appropriate, in its sole discretion, to protect itself and users from violation of the law or the terms governing communications and information, including, but not limited to, removal of communication or expulsion of users.
8.2.2 License of Submissions
By submitting a transmission or any content (including, but not limited to your Resume) to any part of the Site, you grant us complete, perpetual, royalty and fee-free non-exclusive rights to that transmission, and license to use that submission or any part of it in any manner we deem suitable, appropriate or necessary. You also warrant that anybody holding rights in that submission has effectively waived those rights in their entirety and has granted you the right to grant the foregoing license to us and permission for the submission to be viewed by anybody who happens to see the submission. Subject to these foregoing terms, however, the owner of such a submission retains any and all rights in it.
8.2.3 Hyperlinks & Keywords
Any hyperlinks, "hidden" keywords or any keywords that are irrelevant to the Website, or are otherwise misleading, are prohibited.
8.2.4 Feedback and Inventions
Whilst we appreciate feedback, we do not accept suggestions or inventions, unless we have specifically asked for them as evidenced by an official company purchase order or other communication. If you insist, in spite of this, on sending us your ideas or any material, the whole of that submission becomes our property, to use or publish as we wish, within our complete discretion, and without any obligation of confidence, non-disclosure, or compensation to anybody.
8.3 Registration and Passwords
You are solely and entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login information and password. You are solely and entirely responsible for all uses of your registration and any and all activities conducted through your account, whether or not authorized by you, and you agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your registration or password by sending an e-mail to support [at] azzist [dot] com.
9. Claims of Copyright Infringement
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under Indian copyright law. When azzist publishes material on our Site, which has not been written by us, we always attempt to locate and contact the copyright owner to ask his or her permission to publish. If that is not possible, because the piece carries no copyright or does not identify or suggest a means to contact the copyright owner, we may publish the material or provide a link to the material, on the basis that the Internet is an information source, and we are providing information to a user. Access to our information is free and no profit is derived from that publication. The purpose of the publication is to inform, educate and sometimes to comment upon it.
If you believe that your copyrighted work has been uploaded, posted or copied to this Web Site and is accessible on this Web Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us by providing our designated copyright agent with the following information:
The physical or electronic signature of either the copyright owner or of a person authorized to act on the owner's behalf
A description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed and a description of the activity that you claim to be infringing the copyright
Identification of the URL or other specific location on this web site where the material or activity you claim to be infringing is located or is occurring. You must include enough information to allow us to locate the material or the activity.
Your name, address, telephone number and your e-mail address
A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use on the web site of the copyrighted work in the manner you are complaining of is not authorized by the copyright owner, any agent of the copyright owner or the law
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information you have provided in your notice is accurate and that you are either the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner
If we find that we have indeed infringed copyright, our liability in such a case will be limited to removal of the copyrighted material from our site.
Vinod Jayaraman has been designated as our agent to receive notices of claims of copyright infringement on our web site. You can contact Vinod as follows by e-mail at: support[at]azzist[dot]com or by mail at Vinod Jayaraman, Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd., No. 23, First Main, A-1 Block, Vijayanagar III Stage, Mysore, Karnataka, India.
9.1 Policy Regarding Violators of DMCA
Azzist respects the intellectual property of others and we ask you to do the same. As a condition to your use of this Website, you agree not to use the Website to infringe the intellectual property rights of others in any way. We reserve the right, at our discretion and without notice or liability for loss of use, to terminate at any time the account of, withhold any Affiliate Payments, and block access to our Site for any users who infringe the copyrights, or other intellectual property rights, of others.
10. Limitation of Liability
Azzist.com is a Equal Opportunity career Networking platform. We are a platform where Employers can search for potential Job Seekers, and Job Seekers or Resume Owners can make themselves available for interview and work. We do not actively screen or censor information, neither are we involved in the transaction between the Employer and the Job Seeker after our system has matched the requirements. We provide access to Resumes for the purpose of facilitating online introductions between Employers with open positions and job seekers, based on Resume information provided. As a result, the Company has no control over the quality, safety or legality of the positions offered by Employers, the truth or accuracy of Resumes, the ability of Employers to offer job opportunities, or the ability of any Job Seeker to fill open job opportunities, and specifically disclaims any such warranties and/or representations in this regard. In addition, note that there are inherent risks of dealing with strangers. You assume all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom you come into contact through the Site.
Azzist.com cannot and does not confirm that each user is who they claim to be and does not involve itself in dealings between you and others, nor can it control the behavior of users. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more Users, you release the Company, its officers, agents and employees from claims, demands and damages of any and every kind and nature, arising out of, or in any way connected with such disputes and/or the use of the site generally. If you are resident somewhere that does not permit a company to exclude such claims, demands and damages, by Statute, Code, or Common Law, then you should leave this Website. If you use the Site, despite this term, you waive the benefit to you or anybody else of such Statute or Code.
We are under no legal obligation to, and generally do not, control the information provided by other users which is made available to you through the Site. Other people's information may be offensive, harmful, inaccurate, mislabeled or deceptively labeled. We expect that you will use caution and common sense when using the Site.
The Website Content may contain inaccuracies or errors of various types. The Company makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of Site or its Content. The use of the Site and its Content is entirely at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Site and may be made at any time.
You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for what you transmit on, to, or through the Site.
The Company is not to be considered to be an Employer with respect to your use of azzist and we shall not be responsible for any employment decisions made, for whatever reason, by any entity. Consequently, azzist does not charge Employers or job seekers in the event that an employment decision (a hire) is made.
Neither Azzist nor its affiliates, suppliers, advertisers, agents or sponsors are responsible or liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive or any other damages, lost profits or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption resulting from the use of, or inability to use, the site and its content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or other theory arising out of or relating in any way to the site and/or content contained on the site, or any product or service purchased through the site, and whether or not the company is or has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the site and/or content contained within the site is to stop using the site. The sole and exclusive maximum liability to company for all damages, losses and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, including, without limitation, negligence or otherwise) shall be the total amount paid by you, if any, to access the site.
10.1 Links to Other Sites
The Website may contain links to third party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by the Company of the contents or accuracy of such sites. If you decide to access linked third party Web sites, you do so at entirely your own risk. At no time shall azzist be responsible for content on these third-party websites.
10.2 No Resale or Unauthorized Commercial Use
You agree not to resell or assign your rights or obligations under these Terms, or make any unauthorized use, commercial or otherwise, of the Site.
Nothing on the Site shall be considered an endorsement, representation or warranty with respect to any User or third party, whether in regards to its web site, products, services, hiring, experience, employment or recruiting practices, or otherwise.
The company does not warrant that the site will operate error-free or that the site and the content on the website (including Resumes) are free of computer viruses, Trojans, worms, or any other harmful mechanisms. You may download Resumes to your computer, server, network or media solely at your own risk. if your use of the site or the web site content results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, the company is not responsible for those costs. The site and site content are provided on an "as is" basis without any warranties of any kind. The company, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaims all warranties, whether express or implied, including the warranty of merchantability, fitness for particular purpose and non-infringement. The company makes no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the web site content, resumes, services, software, text, graphics, and links.
These Terms and Conditions will remain in full force and effect while you are a User of azzist.com. Even after you are no longer a User of azzist.com, certain provisions of these Terms and Conditions will remain in effect.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to pursue all possible legal remedies, including, but not limited to, termination of your account and your access to the Site, if you breach any of these Terms and Conditions, or if we are unable to authenticate any information that you submit to the site, which we choose to verify.
In case of termination, we reserve the right to freeze, block and ban the accounts of users who appear to be misusing our system. In the case of what we deem to be misrepresentation, we reserve the right to close the account with no further recourse due to the user.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless azzist, its officers, owners, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from any material you provide to the Site, any Site Content that you use, or your breach of these Terms and Conditions. The Company shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and may choose, in its sole discretion to assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.
15. Accounting for Profits
You covenant and agree that, if you shall violate any covenants or agreements in this Terms and Conditions agreement azzist.com shall be entitled to an accounting and repayment of all profits, compensation, commissions, remunerations or benefits which you directly or indirectly has realized and/or may realize as a result of, growing out of or in connection with any such violation; such remedy shall be in addition to and not in limitation of any injunctive relief or other rights or remedies to which azzist is or may be entitled at law or in equity or under this Agreement.
16. Burden and Benefit
In the event of breach of this Agreement, you understand that azzist will pursue all legal recourse available to it against you, including, but not limited to, seeking injunctive relief, monetary damages and legal fees.
17. At Will
You acknowledge that your use of this Site is 'at will' and subject to applicable law. Nothing in this Agreement shall constitute a promise of relationship for any particular duration.
18. Independent Investigations
You acknowledge that you have read this agreement and agree to all its terms and conditions. You have independently evaluated the desirability of participating in azzist and are not relying on any representation, guarantee, or statement other than as set forth in this agreement.
The provisions of this Agreement shall be deemed severable, and the invalidity or unenforceability of any one or more of the provisions hereof shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the other provisions hereof.
21. Entire Agreement
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties hereto pertaining to the subject matter hereof, and any and all written or oral agreements heretofore existing between the parties hereto are expressly canceled. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sub-licensable by you except with prior written consent. Any heading, caption or section title contained in this Agreement is inserted only as a matter of convenience and in no way defines or explains any section or provision hereof. The Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to terminate the use of the Site by a User at any time.
22. Internet Disclaimers
Your connection to the Internet and our site requires access services from your local Internet Service Provider (ISP). Azzist is not responsible for your Internet connectivity. Please contact your Internet service provider for details if you have any questions regarding your connectivity
23. Legal Notices
Any notice required to be or otherwise given hereunder shall be sufficient if in writing, and sent by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, first-class postage prepaid, as follows:
24. Basic Services are Free (no catch, just free)
azzist.com has no catch or hidden fees and the basic services will remain free forever. You can use it as much and as long as you wish. We only ask that you respect fair usage principles. As and when Premium services are introduced, we will notify to the users and those who wish to use the Premium Services will be charged accordingly as per the Premium Services Usage Policies.
25. Contact Us for Any Clarifications
Prescience Soft Pvt. Ltd.,
No. 23, First Main, A-1 Block,
Vijayanagar III Stage, Mysore,
Karnataka, India – 570017
firstname.lastname@example.org Phone : +9-821-2412167