Definitions

The purpose of the following Terms of Service is to specify the terms, conditions, and procedures under which the customers of this web site (hereafter referred to as the "user" or "you") use all the services (including news articles, photos, images, illustrations, audio files, video files, and all other such "content," as well as other various services) provided by MonsterEnglish.com (hereafter referred to as "we" or "this web site"), and other such necessary parameters of use.

Agreement

Access to and use of this Web Site and the information, materials, products and services available through this Web Site are subject to all applicable laws and regulations and to these Terms of Use.

By accessing this Web Site, you agree to these Terms of Use, which form a legally binding agreement. If you do not agree, please exit this Web Site.

We may change these Terms of Use from time to time without specific notice to you. The latest Terms of Use will be posted on the Web Site, and you should always review these Terms of Use prior to using the Web Site to ensure that you have a current understanding of the Terms of Use under which you are permitted to access this Web Site.


Ownership

Unless otherwise indicated, this Web Site and its technology interface, design, text, content, selection and arrangement of elements, organisation, graphics, design, compilation, digital conversion and other matters related to this Web Site's legal owner are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are the property of the web site's legal owner. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

The posting of any such elements on this Web Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such elements. You do not acquire ownership rights to any such elements viewed through this Web Site. Except as otherwise provided herein, none of the these elements may be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, modified, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without our express prior written permission. Permission is hereby granted to the extent necessary to lawfully access and use this Web Site and/or information, materials, products and/or services available on it to display, download, archive and print in hard copy, portions of this Web Site for personal use only, provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain any and all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of these Terms of Use. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded, archived or printed materials.


Hyperlink Disclaimer

This Web Site may contain links and/or advertisements to other web sites maintained by us in addition to links to web sites maintained by unrelated companies and persons. An advertisement of, or link to,this web site does not mean that we approve, endorse or accept any responsibility for that web site, its content or use, or the use of products and services made available through such web site.

We are not responsible for the actions, content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or services provided through these links or made available through these resources or appearing in such web sites, nor for any damages or losses, directly or indirectly, caused or alleged to have been caused as a result of your use or reliance on such web sites.

Such web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, completeness or conformance with applicable laws and regulations by us. We do not make any representations whatsoever, or give any warranties of any kind, expressed, implied, or otherwise about other web sites, which you may access through this Web Site, the content thereof, or the products and/or services, made available through such web sites. If you decide to leave our Web Site and access these other web sites, you do so at your own risk. All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of such web sites will apply to you while on such web sites.


Authorisation by us to link to this Web Site is given without assumption of any liability by us relating to such links, and we hereby disclaim any such liability. We reserve the right to withdraw any authorisation to link to this Web Site at any time and for any reason.

Anyone providing access to, or information relating to this Web Site, whether by link or otherwise, is responsible for bringing these Terms of Use to the attention of the person receiving such access or information. Failure to do so will not result in liability for us.

Job Alerts

Advertisers and users on this Web Site are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion to this Web Site complies with all relevant laws and regulations.

This Web Site acts as a venue for employers to post job opportunities for job seekers but does not screen or censor the listings offered. We are not responsible for any error, omission or inaccuracy in any material posted on this Web Site and do not get involved in the actual transaction between employers and job seekers. As a result, we have no control over the quality or legality of the jobs posted, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of employers to offer job opportunities to job seekers or the ability of candidates to fill job openings. You acknowledge therefore that any reliance on material posted by other users on this Web Site will be at your own risk and you assume all risks associated in dealing with other such users.

Because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, we cannot and do not confirm that each user is who they claim to be. Because we do not and cannot be involved in user-to-user dealings or control the behavior of participants on this Web Site, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more users, you agree to release us (and our agents and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential, direct and indirect) of every kind and nature, known and unknown arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
 
 
Data Protection Consent

By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy. See below for specific privacy policy details.

Any communication or material you post or transmit to us over the Internet is, and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Upon the transmission of any personal information to us, you expressly grant permission to us to disseminate and/or use such information for any lawful purpose.

Posting or transmittal of any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence or violation of any law is strictly prohibited.

We reserve the right to monitor your communications with us whether by mail, voice, fax, e-mail or any other form of transmission for the purposes of quality control, security and other business needs. We also reserve the rights to access your accounts for technical testing or system security reasons.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, all personal data provided to us as a result of this Web Site will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Profile & CV Information

When you complete your profile, including your resume, it will be made available for searching, viewing over the Internet and downloading by our customers. Customers who request resumes’s matching your profile to be sent to them will receive your resume and profile via email. These may be direct recruiters, employment consultants or other organisations. We cannot restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality.


If you choose to create a profile and upload a resume to our database, we rely on you to ensure that your details are accurate and kept up to date. Please note that we reserve the right to remove from our database resumes which include any content that we consider to be illegal, offensive or simply unsuitable to this web site, . We will also reserve the right to remove a resume if a complaint is made against it on any ground.

No Warranties

WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEB SITE OR ITS CONTENTS, WHICH ARE PROVIDED FOR USE "AS IS". WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEB SITE AND ANY WEB SITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED. WE ALSO MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO WHETHER THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY WEB SITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED, IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT. YOU ACCEPT THAT OUR SHAREHOLDERS, OWNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES SHALL HAVE THE BENEFIT OF THIS CLAUSE.

It is your responsibility to evaluate (or take professional advice on) the accuracy and completeness of all information, statements, opinions and other material on this Web Site or any web site with which it is linked. Your statutory rights as a consumer, if any, are not affected by these provisions, and we do not seek to exclude or limit liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.

Exclusion of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws we, on behalf of our employees, agents, suppliers, and contractors exclude liability for any losses and expenses of whatever nature and howsoever arising including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind or character, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Web Site or any web site with which it is linked. You assume total responsibility for establishing such procedures for data back up and virus checking, as you consider necessary.
 
Your Obligations

You are responsible for providing and maintaining all personal computer and communications equipment and Internet access accounts necessary to gain access of this Web Site.

In consideration of your use of the Web Site, you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Web Site's registration form ("Registration Data") and maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate or incomplete, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is inaccurate, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Web Site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and ID, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or ID, whether by you or by anyone else using your account and password.

You agree to use the Web Site in a manner consistent with any and all applicable rules and regulations. You agree not to upload or transmit through the Web Site any illegal content or any computer viruses, trojan horses, worms or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer.

You agree to inform us of any apparent breaches of security such as loss, theft or unauthorised disclosure or use of your ID or password and until we are so notified you will remain liable for any unauthorised use of your account.

You agree to indemnify, release and hold us harmless as well as our officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees from any claim, liability, loss, expense or demand, including legal fees, related to your violation of these Terms of Use or your access or use of this Web Site or any of the information, materials, products or services available through this Web Site.

Subscription Fees

We may restrict certain parts of the Web Site to users who have paid a subscription fee to us. If you wish to have unrestricted use of the Web Site and access to services, which we deem are accessible on payment of a fee, you will be required to register with us and pay the subscription fee notified to you via the Web Site.
If you do not wish to pay the relevant subscription fee, you may still be required to register with us but your access to the Web Site may be restricted. We shall determine, at our sole discretion, the extent to which your access to the Web Site will be restricted.

The subscription fee shall be payable immediately on the date of our acceptance of request and shall, at our sole discretion, be non-refundable. Where you wish to pay the subscription fee by credit or debit card, you hereby represent that you are the owner, holder and authorised user of the credit or debit card specified by you on our registration form and you agree that we are authorised to take payments from your account as and when they become due. You further agree that this authorisation will remain in effect until you revoke it in writing to us.

We reserve the right to change the subscription fee and billing methods at any time. We shall notify you of all such changes at the payment info section of this web site and your continuing use of the Web Site and our products and services will constitute acceptance of such changes.


Modification & Discontinuation

We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently this Web Site (or any portion thereof) and/or the information, materials, products and/or services available through this Web Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, editing, deletion, suspension or discontinuance of this Web Site.

Entire Understanding

These Terms of Use contain the entire understanding between you and us with respect to this Web Site and no representation, statement, inducement oral or written, not contained herein shall bind any party to this agreement. Should any part of these terms for any reason be declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the validity of any remaining portion and such remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect as if the invalid portion of these terms had been eliminated. Our failure to enforce any provision of these Terms of Use shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.

Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use are made under Korean and International law and this Web Site is operated from Korea. Access to, or use of, this Web Site or information, materials, products and/or services on this Web Site may be prohibited by law in certain countries or jurisdictions. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing this Web Site. We make no representation that the information contained herein is appropriate or available for use in other locations outside Korea.

You agree that the courts of Korea shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any controversy or claim of whatever nature arising out of or relating to use of this Web Site, and that the laws of Korea shall govern such dispute or claim. However, we retain the right to bring legal proceedings in any jurisdiction where we believe that infringement of this agreement is taking place or originating.