Terms and Conditions
Last updated: 20 November 2020
Table of Contents
- Your use of the Trust Technologies platform
- Your Trust Technologies account
- Sharing reviews at the Trust Technologies platform
- Advertisements on the Trust Technologies platform
- Moderating content found on the Trust Technologies platform
- Rights on the content found on the Trust Technologies platform
- Your content
- Safeguards and limitations of liability
- Termination of your use of the Trust Technologies platform
- changes in the terms and conditions
- Additional information
Welcome to the digital service of Trust Technologies. In this document you will find the terms and conditions for your use of our platform. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using the www.hirewithtrust.com website or any other services provided by Trust Technologies, or using or obtaining any material or information through the Trust Technologies services.
Hereinafter “Trust Technologies”, “us”, “we” or “our” will refer to Trust Technologies BV, located in Amsterdam, Keizersgracht 174, 1016 DW, the Netherlands. In these terms and conditions the “service” or “the platform” refers to use of the Trust Technologies website and platform or any other service provided by Trust Technologies to its users.
Your access to and use of the Trust Technologies service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance to the terms laid down in these Terms and Conditions. These terms apply to all visitors to and users of any service provided by Trust Technologies.
BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SERVICE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DISAGREE WITH ANY PART OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THE TRUST TECHNOLOGIES SERVICES.
We can modify these Terms and Conditions for any reason at any time by publishing a new version on the Trust Technologies website. These changes do not in any way affect rights or obligations that existed prior to said changes. Your continued use of the Trust Technologies website following the publication of modified Terms and Conditions will be subject to the Terms and Conditions that are in effect at the time of your use. We advise you to review these Terms and Conditions regularly to stay informed on the most current version.
In order for you to be able to access or use the Trust Technologies platform you must be either older than 16 or be considered an adult in your legal system. Use of the platform is also conditioned on your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.
Your use of the Trust Technologies platform
Code of conduct
You may only use the Trust Technologies platform for lawful purposes and in a manner that is in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and any other relevant legislation, regulation, contractual obligations, and any other binding commitments that you may have with third parties. You are solely responsible for the use of your account and your content. By sharing content or otherwise using our services you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions and Code of Conduct and are aware that you can be held liable if and when your content or other use of our platform violates applicable legislation, the rights of Trust Technologies, or the rights of third parties.
You will refrain from:
Creating user accounts under false or fraudulent pretenses.
Creating multiple active user accounts for placing reviews regarding the same company.
Publishing content that you are not the owner of or do not hold the rights to use.
Creating or using user accounts for persons other than yourself.
Impersonating someone other than yourself, using an e-mail address other than your own, or misrepresent your relation to other users and companies.
Infringing the Terms and Conditions, limitations laid down in the Code of Conduct, rules, rights or regulations, or any other agreement you have with us.
Publishing content and information that infringes on legally enforceable non-disclosure confidentiality, other confidentiality clauses, other contractual limitations, or any other rights of third parties.
Using automated agents or software for accessing the Trust Technologies platform in a way that messages are sent or generated automatically, multiple accounts are made, content is deleted, stolen, or exploited automatically without explicit written consent.
Modifying or copying content (excluding your own content) found on the Trust Technologies platform without our explicit written consent.
Using or copying information or content (excluding your own content) found at the Trust Technologies platform in coherence with other competing services as decided by Trust Technologies.
Publishing content that can be seen as false, offensive, advertises unlawful activities, or that does not reflect your own honest opinion.
Advertising illegal activities.
Publishing content that can be considered as hurtful, threatening, advertises racism, bigotry or intolerance, or can be considered objectionable in any way at the discretion of Trust Technologies.
To abuse, threaten, harass any person or to use vulgar language.
Infringing copyright, patent privacy, or publicity rights, legislation or agreements regarding confidentiality or any other property or proprietary rights.
Sharing content that is sexually explicit or pornographic in nature, or sets out to sexually or violently exploit any individual.
Requesting personal information from or of persons under the age of eighteen.
Using, unless explicitly approved by Trust Technologies and applicable law, Trust Technologies for commercial activities or advertisements.
Implying a partnership or endorsement with Trust Technologies in whatever way shape or form without explicit written consent.
Mirroring any part of the Trust Technologies platform in any way shape or form without explicit written consent.
Selling access to or content of the Trust Technologies website or otherwise resell, trade, rent, lend, lease, or convert into a monetary compensation without our explicit written consent.
Introducing any malware (viruses, trojan horses, worms, damaged files or any other damaging software) to the Trust Technologies platform or try to bypass any of its security measures
Excessively burden, hindering, or interrupting the Trust Technologies networks or services.
Hinder, modify, interrupt, reverse engineer or decompile any data or functionality of the Trust Technologies platform.
Third party content
Content of other users, advertisers, and other third parties will be made available to you. The term ‘content’ hereinafter refers to written work or any other information you find on the Trust Technologies platform among which are employment information, company reviews, income information, information concerning job interviews, pictures, logo’s, responses from employers, vacancies, profile information, advertisements, comments, opinions, published messages, texts, files, email messages or any other material. Because Trust Technologies does not have final control regarding the content on its platform, you hereby agree that (1) we do not provide approval for said content and are not responsible in any way for the content you may find on our platform, among which are advertisements, employer-employee related information and information that is provided by other users; (2) Trust Technologies in no way verifies the accuracy, reliability, dependability, or quality of the information on our platform; (3) Trust Technologies is not liable for any unintentional, objectionable, misleading or unlawful content that is made available by the users of the Trust Technologies platform, advertisers, or third parties; (4) Trust Technologies can in no way be held liable for claims that are a result of the content at the Trust Technologies platform that is provided by third parties. We allow users to publish content related to employers if they are working or have worked with them in relevant fields of employment. We give users the option to further specify the nature of the relationship between said parties but in no way oblige the user to do so. It is not allowed to abuse, or in any other way that can be regarded as misuse, the services provided by Trust Technologies.
Links to third party websites
The Trust Technologies website may contain links to websites owned and managed by third parties which we placed there as a service to users interested in this information or which other users have shared. Your use of these links is completely and solely at your own risk. We do not in any way moderate, review, or supervise third party websites. When such links are provided to you it is solely for the purpose of convenience. Providing a link to a third party website in no way means the content found there has our approval, consent or support. When you leave the Trust Technologies platform, the terms and conditions are no longer applicable.
Your Trust Technologies Account
If you choose to create an account at our platform, you need a fill in a valid email address. We have to be able to contact you through this email address. If we are unable to contact you through the email address you provided, your content can be declined, and your account can be blocked. Other registration demands might apply (for example clicking the requirement for individuals to contribute at least one company review or job interview review). Your account is secured by a password which you will have to fill in to access your profile and other private sections of your account. You are solely responsible for keeping your password private. By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions you are also agreeing that you have a duty to notify us when you suspect any unsolicited use of your account or password. You are solely responsible for the use of your account. Passwords can, at any time, be cancelled or suspended. When you create a user account at our platform, Trust Technologies will create a user profile that contains the information you provided. Trust Technologies also updates your profile with other information you provide through using the Trust Technologies platform. You can grant us permission to share your information with other users.
Registering through social networking websites: you also have the possibility to create an account through the social media services of Google and LinkedIn. In doing so you agree that Trust Technologies receives all information, data, text, messages, labels, and any other material that you have made available through the settings in your used social media account and that this information can be displayed and saved (if applicable) at the Trust Technologies website. Dependent on your account settings at the social media platform that you use for access to the Trust Technologies platform, certain personal information that you have shared on the social media platform will be displayed on the Trust Technologies platform. NOTE: your relation with the social network service you use is exclusively governed by your agreement with the social network service concerned. We reject any liability for personal information that has been shared with us through your used social network service that violates your accounts privacy settings at these social network platforms.
Sharing reviews at the Trust Technologies platform
Companies are not allowed to pay, offer bonuses, allowances or any other form of compensation to users for placing company reviews. We will moderate and remove reviews when there is evidence that users have been compensated for placing their review. Companies are not allowed to force employees or other related individuals to place reviews in any way.
Advertisements on the Trust Technologies platform
Moderating the content found on the Trust Technologies platform
Enforcement of the Terms and Conditions
Trust Technologies does not in any way carry a responsibility to delete or modify content found on the platform. Trust Technologies reserves the right to, at our discretion, remove content, or parts thereof, that violate or are otherwise in conflict with these Terms and Conditions or any other policy found at the Trust Technologies website, or that we, at our discretion, find inappropriate. If you find content that you consider is a violation of any Trust Technologies policy, we strongly urge you to report the content by clicking the link provided. We will review the content and decide on removal or moderation. The interpretation of any policy on the Trust Technologies website and the subsequent authority on the decision to remove or moderate the content exclusively lies with Trust Technologies and happens at our discretion. You understand and agree that, in the case that we do not remove or moderate content that you find objectionable, this does not in any way violate these Terms and Conditions or any other policy or agreement we have with you. Even though Trust Technologies has no responsibility whatsoever, we reserve the right to, at our own discretion, start an investigation and take appropriate measures towards you if you violate the Terms and Conditions or any other policy found at the Trust Technologies platform. These measures include but are not limited to the deletion of your content or parts thereof, suspending your right to use the Trust Technologies services, to terminate your membership or account, report you to a law enforcement agency, regulatory institution, or administrative institution, and to take legal action against you. Even though Trust Technologies is under no obligation to defend its users, we reserve the right to take appropriate measures to secure the anonymity of our users with regards to subpoenas or any other requests for information that aims to find the electronic address or any other personal identifiable information of the user.
Rights on the content found on the Trust Technologies platform
The content found on the Trust Technologies platform is made available by us or by our license givers. We and our license givers (among which are other users) own and reserve the ownership and intellectual rights to the content Trust Technologies and its users provide through the Trust Technologies platform. Trust Technologies owns and reserves all property rights in regard to the Trust Technologies platform. If you are a user, we grant you a limited, revocable license not suitable for sub-licensing. This license allows you to use, exclusively for personal use related to the use of the Trust Technologies platform, download, display, copy, and print content under the intellectual property rights that we can sublicense. Unless discussed here, you will refrain from reproducing, adapting, publishing, forwarding, distributing, publicly display, sell, or create derived material from the content, aside from your own content, found on Trust Technologies platform. Unless discussed here, you will refrain from renting out, lending, or selling access to the Trust Technologies website. Trust Technologies is a registered trademark of Trust Technologies BV. The logos, brands and other signs displayed on the Trust Technologies platform are the property of Trust Technologies or of third parties. You do not have the right to use these logos, brands or signs without our prior written consent or the consent of the third party that owns it.
We do not claim ownership of content that you publish through the Trust Technologies platform or allow the use of, but you grant us the right to use this content. By publishing content through our platform or otherwise allowing the displaying thereof, you grant us a unlimited, irrevocable, non-exclusive, free license with the option to issue a sublicense through an unlimited number of sublicensees. You grant this license to us worldwide for the use, copying, displaying, creation and distribution of derived material through any possible medium. You agree that this license gives Trust Technologies the right to supply, promote, and improve the Trust Technologies platform and to make sent-in content available to other companies, organisations, or individuals for the purpose of promotion or publication on any media or other platform. You will be paid no compensation in regard to the content you place on the Trust Technologies platform. You exclusively share content through and on the Trust Technologies platform that does not in any way violate the conditions, clauses, and terms of service.
Safeguards & limitation of liability
You agree to exempt Trust Technologies or any affiliated natural person, affiliated enterprise, partner, or any agent form any legal claims, losses, liability, or other demands, among which are legal costs made by any third party as a result of the use, or other activities related to, the Trust Technologies platform or result from the violation of any clause in these Terms and Conditions.
The disclaimers and limitations of liability described in this section are applicable to the maximum extent possible under applicable law. This section does not aim to limit the rights of the user that are not allowed to be limited under applicable law.
Any services and communication through or of Trust Technologies are provided as a service and favor. Trust Technologies refutes any and all warranties related to the sending and storage in relation to the services provided by Trust Technologies. Trust Technologies provides no guarantees related to providing any of the services. Trust Technologies does not accept and will reject any liability regarding accuracy, completeness, rightfulness, or availability of the content found through or on the Trust Technologies platform. You expressly acknowledge and agree that the use of any service by or related to Trust Technologies is at your own risk. To the maximum extent allowed by law, the services of Trust Technologies are offered as available with faults and without warranty of any kind. You, the user, are solely responsible for your interaction with advertisers, companies and other users. Trust Technologies is not responsible for any activities, omissions, or any other behaviour of advertisers, companies, visitors or users of the Trust Technologies platform, online or offline. We are not responsible for any illicit or unlawful content found on the platform placed either by the users or by automated processes linked to Trust Technologies. We do not accept liability for any errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays, failure, theft, destruction, unsolicited access, or modification regarding any communication between users, companies or advertisers. We are not liable for any technical difficulties or damage regarding either software or hardware following the use of the internet, the Trust Technologies platform, or any content found there. We are not liable for the loss or other damage following the use of the Trust Technologies platform or the content found or received through the Trust Technologies services, either online or offline. Trust Technologies does not provide any warrantees for the use of its services in any way. We in no way guarantee that the service provided will work as expected, the content and information received through the Trust Technologies services will be accurate or reliable, or that the service will meet your expectations. By using the Trust Technologies platform or any other service provided by Trust Technologies, you indemnify Trust Technologies of any claims, demands, losses, or damages that are directly or indirectly related to the actions of third parties, third party content, or data found on or through the use of the Trust Technologies services.
WE ARE IN NO WAY LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFIT, OR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, COLLATERAL, OR OTHER DAMAGE RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE TRUST TECHNOLOGIES PLATFORM, ALSO WHEN TRUST TECHNOLOGIES WAS INFORMED OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN INFORMED REGARDING THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OCCURRING. UNLESS OTHERWISE DETERMINED IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU, THE USER, AGREE THAT THE USE OF THE TRUST TECHNOLOGIES PLATFORM IS SOLELY YOUR OWN RESPONSIBILITY AND SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU HEREBY RENOUNCE ANY ADVANTAGE YOU LEGALLY HAVE REGARDING THE POSSIBILITY OF THE EXISTENCE OF CLAIMS THAT YOU CURRENTLY DO NOT KNOW OR HAVE TO KNOW ABOUT.
Termination of your use of the Trust Technologies platform
These Terms and Conditions remain in force for as long as you use the Trust Technologies platform and, for registered users, for as long as your account remains operable. Trust Technologies reserves the right to limit or terminate your use of or access to parts or the entire Trust Technologies platform without the obligation to provide a reason or notice. We accept no liability regarding the termination of your account or deletions of information or content linked to your account. You agree that these Terms and Conditions apply to your use of the Trust Technologies platform and all content you place on the platform.
You can terminate your account at the Trust Technologies platform any time. This will result in the deactivation of your account and possible deletion of your content.
Changes in the Terms and Conditions
Trust Technologies reserves the right to review and modify these Terms and Conditions and publish an updated version on the Trust Technologies website. The updated version will have immediate effect for non-registered users and users that register after the date of publication. For users that registered before the date of publication of the updated Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions will take effect after a reasonable period following the publication of no more than 25 days. If the Terms and Conditions are changed in a way that affects any rights or obligations of the users, we will notify you through the email address you have provided in your account information or through a notification on the website prior to the updated Terms and Conditions taking effect. Trust Technologies reserves the right to notify its users of an update in the Terms and Conditions through other means. We strongly advise you to review the Terms and Conditions regularly to stay up to date on the Terms and Conditions currently in effect. Your continued use of the Trust Technologies platform is subjected to the most recent version of the Terms and Conditions.
You agree to resolve disputes regarding Trust Technologies solely on an individual basis. You agree that you will not take part in a class action lawsuit or seek to litigate against Trust Technologies in court. You and Trust Technologies will resolve disputes with arbitration on an individual basis. These Terms and Conditions, claims, disputes or other legal processes between you and Trust Technologies are subject to the law of the Netherlands. You agree that disputes between Trust Technologies and parties that are not businesses have to be resolved through binding arbitration. If it is ruled that a section of the arbitration agreement is not enforceable, the remainder of the agreement will remain in force. If you are a new user, you have the option to renounce this agreement to arbitration by contacting us through the contact information provided. In order to do so you need to provide your name, address, postal code, city, province, country, and applicable email address. The remainder of the Terms and Conditions will stay in force.
Unless explicitly mentioned in any other agreement you have with Trust Technologies, these Terms and Conditions apply to your use of the Trust Technologies platform. These Terms and Conditions take precedence over previous agreements regarding the Terms and Conditions. You agree that no individual is given a promise or guarantee regarding their use of the Trust Technologies platform. If Trust Technologies omits the enforcement of one of the terms in this document, it does not entail that Trust Technologies renounces the term or the right to enforce it. May a term as laid down in this document be ruled unachievable or void, these terms shall be applied in a way that represents the intention of you and Trust Technologies or will stay in force to the maximum extent possible or allowed by law.
For any inquiries regarding the Terms and Conditions, please contact us through the contact information found at the Trust Technologies website.
Trust Technologies BV, Saenredamstraat 26-1 1072CH, Amsterdam, The Netherlands