Terms of Use

This page states the Terms of Use ("Terms") under which You ("You") may use about-monster.com (the "Site").

These Terms constitute a binding agreement between You and Monster Worldwide, Inc. ("Monster") and are deemed accepted by You each time that You access the Site.

Monster may revise these Terms at any time by posting an updated version to this Web page. You should visit this page periodically to review the most current Terms because they are binding on You.

Monster Content.
Monster authorizes You to view and access a single copy of the content available on or from this Site solely for Your personal use. The contents of this Site, such as designs, text, graphics, images, video, information, logos, button icons, software, audio files and other Monster content (collectively, "Monster Content"), are protected under both United States and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. All Monster Content is the property of Monster or its licensors. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this Site is the exclusive property of Monster and is protected by United States and foreign copyright, trademark, and other laws. Unauthorized use of the Monster Content may violate these laws and/or applicable communications regulations and statutes, and is strictly prohibited. You must preserve all copyright, trademark, service mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Monster Content on any authorized copy You make of the Monster Content.

You agree not to sell or modify the Monster Content or copy, reproduce, download display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Monster Content in any way or form, in whole or in part, without Monster's prior written permission. You further agree to in no other way misuse Monster Content that appears on this Site. Any code that Monster creates to generate or display any Monster Content or the pages making up this Site is also protected by Monster's copyright and You may not copy or adapt such code.

Provided that You are eligible for use of this Site, You are granted a limited license, subject to these Terms, to access and use this Site and the Monster Content and to download or print one copy of Monster Content to which You have properly gained access, solely for Your own personal, non-commercial use, provided that You preserve all copyright, trademark, service mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Monster Content. You may not use any of the Monster Content on any other Web site or in a networked computer environment (including, without limitation, by uploading or republishing Monster Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet site or incorporating the Monster Content in any other database or compilation for any purpose). The use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods is prohibited, unless expressly approved by Monster in writing. Any use of this Site or the Monster Content other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of Company, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time without notice and with or without cause.

Monster Site Restrictions.
You shall not use this Site in order to transmit, post, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation, Monster Content, (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, including but not limited to laws or regulations governing the collection, processing, or transfer of personal information; (b) in a manner that may 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 shall not violate or attempt to violate the security of this Site, including without limitation, the following activities: (a) accessing data not intended for such User or logging into a server or account which the User is not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any User, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to this Site, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing"; or (d) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil and/or criminal liability. Monster will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting Users who are involved in such violations.

Monster's Liability.
This Site and the Monster Content, including news, research data and other information, is provided by Monster for your personal information only. It may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Monster makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the information presented. The use of this Site and the Monster Content is at Your own risk. Changes and updates are periodically made to this Site and may be made at any time.

Monster cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of this Site. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by a User from Monster or through or from this Site shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.

Disclaimer of Warranty.
MONSTER DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR THE MONSTER CONTENT RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA OR ANY OTHER COSTS, MONSTER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS. THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. MONSTER (ON ITS OWN BEHALF AND ON BEHALF OF ITS AFFILIATES, RESELLERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND VENDORS), 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. MONSTER MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MONSTER CONTENT, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.
Disclaimer of Consequential Damages. IN NO EVENT SHALL MONSTER, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THIS SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY NON-DIRECT DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA, LOST EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE AND THE MONSTER CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT MONSTER IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Limitation of Liability.
MONSTER'S MAXIMUM LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE OR YOUR USE OF THE MONSTER CONTENT, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE), WILL NOT EXCEED $100.

Links to Other Sites.
This Ste contains links to third party Web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to You and not as an endorsement by Monster of the contents on such third-party Web sites. Monster is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Web sites. If You decide to access linked third-party Web sites, You do so at Your own risk.

No Resale or Unauthorized Commercial Use.
You agree not to resell or assign Your rights or obligations under these Terms. You also agree not to make any unauthorized commercial use of this Site.

Indemnity.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Monster, its affiliates, and their respective 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 (i) Your use of any Monster Content, or (ii) Your breach of the terms of these Terms. Monster shall provide notice to You promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding.

General.
Monster makes no claims or representations that the Monster Content may be lawfully viewed or accessed outside of the United States. Access to the Monster Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If You access Monster.com or this Site from outside of the United States, You do so at Your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of Your jurisdiction. Any software downloaded from this Site is further subject to United States export control laws, and may not be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria or any other country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods or (ii) to any individual or entity on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using such software, You represent and warrant that You are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country, individual, or entity on any such list.

These Terms are governed by the internal substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under this agreement shall lie exclusively with the state or federal courts within Boston, Massachusetts. If any provision of these Terms 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, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. In addition, Monster's failure to enforce any term of these Terms shall not be deemed as a waiver of such term or otherwise affect Monster's ability to enforce such term at any point in the future. Except as expressly provided in an additional agreement, additional Terms for certain areas of this Site, a particular "Legal Notice," or software license or material on particular pages on this Site, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between You and Monster with respect to the use of this Site. No changes to these Terms shall be made except by a revised posting on this page.

Additional Terms.
Certain areas of this Site are subject to additional Terms. By using such areas, or any part thereof, You agree to be bound by the additional Terms applicable to such areas. By using any areas of this Site that contain Google Maps, you agree to be bound by the Google Maps Terms of Use available at http://maps.google.com/help/terms_maps.html and the legal notices available at http://www.maps.google.com/help/legalnotices_maps.html as they may be updated from time to time.