Term and conditions


Canadian Employers, Recruiters, and Agency partners:

THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW (THE "TERMS") GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OF CAREER ADVANCE AND THE EMPLOYMENT SEARCH AND HIRING SERVICES AND ARE LEGALLY BINDING ON YOU. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES ON THIS SITE SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE YOUR AGREEMENT TO ABIDE BY EACH OF THE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW. YOU AGREE THAT CAREER ADVANCE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE SERVICES OFFERED ON THIS SITE, AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE, AND CAN REVISE THESE TERMS AT ANY TIME. WE WILL NOTIFY YOU OF SUCH REVISIONS BY POSTING AN UPDATED VERSION OF THESE TERMS ON THE SITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR REGULARLY REVIEWING THESE TERMS. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES SHALL CONSTITUTE YOUR CONSENT TO SUCH CHANGES.

This Site and the Services are intended for use by individuals looking for employment and for employers and recruiters seeking candidates for employment.

Career Advance has no control over the the people that create the jobs contained on the Websites search results, or jobs linked from those results. You acknowledge and understand that we have no control for the content of the job listings or other information posted therein. Career Advance job search results are indexed in an automated manner and Career Advance does not screen these jobs. We cannot confirm that users or employers are who they claim to be. Career Advance assumes no responsibility, and disclaims all liability, for the content, accuracy, completeness, legality, reliability, or availability of any job listing, information, or web site that is either included in Career Advance’s search results or linked to by the Website.

The Website contains links to other sites on the Internet which are owned and operated by third party vendors and other third parties (the “External Sites”). You acknowledge that Career Advance is not responsible for the availability of, or the materials located on or through any External Sites. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the materials located on such External Sites.

This page states the Terms of Use ("Terms") under which you ("You") may use the Career Advance Sites and the Services (each as defined below).

These Terms constitute a binding agreement between You and Career Advance or the Career Advance company operating the Web site for the country in which You live or in which business is headquartered, and are deemed accepted by You each time that You use or access any Career Advance Site or Career Advance Services. If You do not accept the Terms stated here, do not use the Career Advance Sites and the Career Advance Services.

The Career Advance Sites are defined as any Web sites under Career Advance’s control, whether partial or otherwise and include the Career Advance Services. The Career Advance Services are defined as the applications and services offered by Career Advance, including an online service to post and search employment opportunities and including any application accessed through the Facebook Platform and/or any mobile or other interface that allows You to access such application (collectively, "Career Advance Services"). The Career Advance Sites include online communities and communication tools designed to facilitate valuable professional and personal networking among users of the Career Advance Sites (“Users”) . The Career Advance Sites also allow Users to create individual profiles, which may include personal information (”Profiles”), and to make these Profiles public. In addition, Career Advance may collect information about You from publicly-available websites and may use this information to create a Profile or append it to an existing Profile.

Career Advance 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.

Career Advance 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.

Career Advance reserves the right to suspend or terminate Users who violate any of these terms. Determination of violations will be at the discretion of Career Advance.

You must be 13 years of age or older to visit or use any Career Advance Site in any manner, and, if under the age of 18 or the age of majority as defined in Your jurisdiction, must use any Career Advance Site under the supervision of a parent, legal guardian, or other responsible adult.

You may not use the Career Advance Content or Profiles to determine a consumer's eligibility for: (a) credit or insurance for personal, family, or household purposes; (b) employment; or (c) a government license or benefit.

You are authorized by Career Advance, subject to these Terms, to access and use the Career Advance Sites and the Career Advance Content (as defined below) and to download and print a single copy of the content available on or from the Career Advance Sites solely for Your personal, non-commercial use. The contents of the Career Advance Sites, such as designs, text, graphics, images, video, information, logos, button icons, software, audio files and other Career Advance content (collectively, "Career Advance Content"), are protected under copyright, trademark and other laws. All Career Advance Content is the property of Career Advance or its licensors. The compilation of all content on the Career Advance Sites is the exclusive property of Career Advance and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws. Unauthorized use of the Career Advance 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 Career Advance Content on any authorized copy You make of the Career Advance Content.

Any code that Career Advance creates to generate or display any Career Advance Content or the pages making up any Career Advance Site is also protected by Career Advance's copyright and You may not copy or adapt such code.

You agree not to sell or modify the Career Advance Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Career Advance Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose, in connection with products or services that are not those of the Career Advance Sites, in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits Career Advance or its licensors, that dilutes the strength of Career Advance's or its licensor’s property, or that otherwise infringes Career Advance's or its licensor’s intellectual property rights. You further agree to in no other way misuse Career Advance Content. The use of the Career Advance Content on any other application, web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.

Using Career Advance Services:

The job posting, resume database and other features of the Career Advance Sites may be used only by individuals seeking employment and/or career information and by employers seeking employees. In addition, Career Advance Networking and Profiles may be used by individuals for permitted professional and personal networking purposes. Your use of the Career Advance Services is also subject to any other contracts You may have with Career Advance. In the case of any conflict between these Terms and any contract you have with Career Advance, the terms of your contract will prevail. The term “post” as used herein shall mean information that You submit, publish or display on a Career Advance Site.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your account, Profile and passwords, as applicable. You may not share Your password or other account access information with any other party, temporarily or permanently, and You shall be responsible for all uses of Your Career Advance Site registrations and passwords, whether or not authorized by You. You agree to immediately notify Career Advance of any unauthorized use of Your account, Profile, or passwords.

These Terms of Use were updated effective August 2014.

Privacy Reminder:

Protect your personal information by never providing social security, credit card or bank account numbers to prospective employers.

All Career Advance Users agree to not:
  • (a) transmit, post, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation Career Advance Content, 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, or in breach of Career Advance’s privacy policy;
  • (b) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on any Career Advance Site's infrastructure;
  • (c) use any device to navigate or search any Career Advance Site other than the tools available on the Site, generally available third party web browsers, or other tools approved by Career Advance;
  • (d) use any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods;
  • (e) violate or attempt to violate the security of any Career Advance Site including attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
  • (f) forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting;
  • (g) reverse engineer or decompile any parts of any Career Advance Site;
  • (h) aggregate, copy or duplicate in any manner any of the Career Advance Content or information available from any Career Advance Site, including expired job postings, other than as permitted by these Terms;
  • (i) frame or link to any Career Advance Content or information available from any Career Advance Site, unless permitted by these Terms;
  • (j) post any content or material that promotes or endorses false or misleading information or illegal activities, or endorses or provides instructional information about illegal activities or other activities prohibited by these Terms, such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, providing or creating computer viruses or pirating media;
  • (k) post any resume or Profile or apply for any job on behalf of another party;
  • (l) defer any contact from an employer to any agent, agency, or other third party;
  • (m) set more than one copy of the same resume to public at any one time;
  • (n) share with a third party any login credentials to any Career Advance Site;
  • (o) access data not intended for You or logging into a server or account which You are not authorized to access;
  • (p) post or submit to any Career Advance Site any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information or information
  • (q) post content that contains restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images;
  • (r) solicit passwords or personally identifiable information from other Users;
  • (s) delete or alter any material posted by any other person or entity;
  • (t) harass, incite harassment or advocate harassment of any group, company, or individual;
  • (u) send unsolicited mail or email, make unsolicited phone calls or send unsolicited faxes promoting and/or advertising products or services to any User, or contact any users that have specifically requested not to be contacted by You;
  • (v) attempt to interfere with service to any User, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to any Career Advance Site, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing";
  • (w) promote or endorse an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such by as providing or making available pirated computer programs or links to them, providing or making available information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing or making available pirated music or other media or links to pirated music or other media files; or
  • (x) use the Career Advance Services for any unlawful purpose or any illegal activity, or post or submit any content, resume, or job posting that is defamatory, libelous, implicitly or explicitly offensive, vulgar, obscene, threatening, abusive, hateful, racist, discriminatory, of a menacing character or likely to cause annoyance, inconvenience, embarrassment, anxiety or could cause harassment to any person or include any links to pornographic, indecent or sexually explicit material of any kind, as determined by Career Advance’s discretion.
  • Violations of system or network security may result in civil and/or criminal liability.
1. Additional Terms Applicable to Employers.

The responsibility of the postings on Career Advance’s Sites are solely the responsibility of the Employers. Career Advance is not to be considered as an employer with respect to Your use of any Career Advance Site and Career Advance shall not be responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason, made by any entity posting jobs on any Career Advance Site.

You comprehend and acknowledge that if You cancel Your employer account or Your employer account is terminated, all Your account information from Career Advance, including saved resumes, network contacts, and email mailing lists, will be marked as deleted in and may be deleted from Career Advance's databases. Information may continue to be available for some period of time because of delays in propagating such deletion through Career Advance’s web servers.

In order to protect our Career Advance Users from commercial advertising or solicitation, Career Advance reserves the right to restrict the number of e-mails which an employer may send to Users to a number which Career Advance deems appropriate at its sole discretion. You shall use the Career Advance Networking and Profiles in accordance with all applicable privacy and data protection laws.

Job postings:A Job posting may not contain:
  • (a) any hyperlinks, other than those specifically authorized by Career Advance;
  • (b) misleading, unreadable, or "hidden" keywords, repeated keywords or keywords that are irrelevant to the job opportunity being presented, as determined in Career Advance’s reasonable discretion;
  • (c) the names, logos or trademarks of unaffiliated companies other than those of your customer save where expressly agreed by Career Advance;
  • (d) the names of colleges, cities, provinces, towns or countries that are unrelated to the posting;
  • (e) more than one job or job description, more than one location, or more than one job category, unless the product so allows;
  • (f) inaccurate, false, or misleading information; and
  • (g) material or links to material that exploits people in a sexual, violent or other manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18.
You may not use Your Career Advance job posting, Career Advance Networking, or Profiles to:
  • (a) post jobs in a manner that does not comply with applicable local, national and international laws,
  • including but not limited to laws relating to labor and employment, equal employment opportunity and employment eligibility requirements, data privacy, data access and use, and intellectual property;
  • (b) post jobs that require citizenship of any particular country or lawful permanent residence in a country as a condition of employment, unless otherwise required in order to comply with law, regulations, executive order, or federal, state or local government contract;
  • (c) post jobs that include any screening requirement or criterion in connection with a job posting where such requirement or criterion is not an actual and legal requirement of the posted job;
  • (d) with respect to Profiles, determine a consumer's eligibility for: (i) credit or insurance for persons, family, or household purposes; (ii) employment; or (iii) a government license of benefit.
  • (e)post jobs or other advertisements for competitors of Career Advance or post jobs or other content that contains links to any site competitive with Career Advance;
  • (f) sell, promote or advertise products or services;
  • (g) post any franchise, pyramid scheme, "club membership", distributorship, multi-level marketing opportunity, or sales representative agency arrangement;
  • (h) post any business opportunity that requires an up front or periodic payment or requires recruitment of other members, sub-distributors or sub-agents;
  • (i) post any business opportunity that pays commission only unless the posting clearly states that the available job pays commission only and clearly describes the product or service that the job seeker would be selling;
  • (j) promote any opportunity that does not represent bona fide employment.
  • (k) post jobs on any Career Advance Site for modeling, acting, talent or entertainment agencies or talent scouting positions;
  • (l) advertise sexual services or seek employees for jobs of a sexual nature;
  • (m) request the use of human body parts or the donation of human parts.

2. User Content and Submissions.

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, advertisements, messages or other materials submitted, posted or displayed by You on or through a Career Advance Site ("User Content") is the sole responsibility of the person from which such User Content originated. Career Advance claims no ownership or control over any User Content. You or a third party licensor, as appropriate, retain all patent, trademark and copyright to any User Content you submit, post or display on or through Career Advance and you are responsible for protecting those rights, as appropriate. By submitting, posting or displaying User Content on or through Career Advance, you grant Career Advance a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, distribute and publish such User Content through Career Advance. In addition, by submitting, posting or displaying User Content which is intended to be available to the general public, you grant Career Advance a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt, distribute and publish such User Content for the purpose of promoting Career Advance and its services. Career Advance will discontinue this licensed use within a commercially reasonable period after such User Content is removed from Career Advance. Career Advance reserves the right to refuse to accept, post, display or transmit any User Content in its sole discretion.

You also represent and warrant that You have the right to grant, or that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such content has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to You the right to grant, the license stated above. If You post User Content in any public area of any Career Advance Site, You also permit any User to access, display, view, store and reproduce such User Content for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such User Content placed on any Career Advance Site retains any and all rights that may exist in such User Content. Career Advance may review and remove any User Content that, in its sole judgment, violates these Terms, violates applicable laws, rules or regulations, is abusive, disruptive, offensive or illegal, or violates the rights of, or harms or threatens the safety of, Users of any Career Advance Site. Career Advance reserves the right to expel Users and prevent their further access to the Career Advance Sites and/or use of Career Advance Services for violating the Terms or applicable laws, rules or regulations. Career Advance may take any action with respect to User Content that it deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if it believes that such User Content could create liability for Career Advance, damage Career Advance’s brand or public image, or cause Career Advance to lose Users or the services of its ISPs or other suppliers.

Career Advance does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of User Content, derivative works from User Content, or any other communications posted by Users nor does Career Advance endorse any opinions expressed by Users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other Users will be at Your own risk.

The following is a partial list of User Content that is prohibited on the Application. The list below is for illustration only and is not a complete list of all prohibited User Content.

Content that:

  • is implicitly or explicitly offensive, such as User Content that engages in, endorses or promotes racism, bigotry, discrimination, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
  • harasses, incites harassment or advocates harassment of any group or individual;
  • involves the transmission of “junk mail”, “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing, "spamming" or "phishing"
  • promotes or endorses false or misleading information or illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
  • promotes or endorses an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing or making available pirated computer programs or links to them, providing or making available information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing or making available pirated music or other media or links to pirated music or other media files;
  • contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images;
  • displays or links to pornographic, indecent or sexually explicit material of any kind;
  • provides or links to material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual, violent or other manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
  • provides instructional information about illegal activities or other activities prohibited by these Terms, including without limitation, making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, providing or creating computer viruses or pirating any media;
  • solicits passwords or personal identifying information from other Users.

Any Profile You submit must describe You, an individual person and must not include descriptions of a fictional person.

You may not include, in any User Content submitted to Career Advance Networking, information that may be interpreted as a direct solicitation, advertisement or recruitment for an available job position directed to individuals seeking employment on either a full time or part time basis. In order to protect our Career Advance Community Users from commercial advertising or solicitation, Career Advance reserves the right to restrict the number of e-mails or other messages which a User may send to other Users to a number which Career Advance deems appropriate in its sole discretion.

3. Notify Career Advance of Possible Trademark or Copyright Infringement

If You believe that Your copyrighted work or trademark has been uploaded, posted or copied to any Career Advance Site and is accessible on such Career Advance Site in a way that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement, please contact Career Advance by email at cont[email protected] or by regular mail at: Unit 209 - 1560 Brimley Road, Scarborough, M1P 3G9, Ontario, Canada

4. Policy Regarding Termination Of Users Who Infringe The Copyright Or Other Intellectual Property Rights Of Others

Career Advance respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our Users and content partners to do the same. The unauthorized posting, reproduction, copying, distribution, modification, public display or public performance of copyrighted works constitutes infringement of the copyright owners rights. As a condition to Your use of the Career Advance Sites, You agree not to use any Career Advance Site to infringe the intellectual property rights of others in any way. Career Advance reserves the right to terminate the accounts of any Users, and block access to the Career Advance Sites of any Users who are repeat infringers of the copyrights, or other intellectual property rights, of others. Career Advance reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take these actions to limit access to the Site and/or terminate the accounts of any time, in our sole discretion Users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement, with or without notice, and without any liability to the User who is terminated or to the User whose access is blocked. In the event that You believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against You, please contact Career Advance as set forth in Section 4 above.

5. Career Advance's Liability.

The Career Advance Sites act as, among other things, venues for (i) employers to post job opportunities and search for and evaluate job candidates and (ii) candidates to post resumes and Profiles and search for and evaluate job opportunities. Career Advance does not screen or censor the listings, including Profiles offered. Career Advance is not involved in, and does not control, the actual transaction between employers and candidates. As a result, Career Advance is not responsible for User Content, the quality, safety or legality of the jobs or resumes posted, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of employers to offer job opportunities to candidates or the ability of candidates to fill job openings and Career Advance makes no representations about any jobs, resumes or User Content on the Career Advance Sites. While Career Advance reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove User Content, job postings, resumes or other material from the Career Advance Sites from time to time, Career Advance does not assume any obligation to do so and to the extent permitted by law, disclaims any liability for failing to take any such action.

Career Advance Networking provides a venue for individuals to network for professional and personal purposes and Career Advance does not screen or censor the Profiles or User Content on the Career Advance Sites. Career Advance is not involved in the actual communications between Users. As a result, Career Advance has no control over the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Profiles or User Content submitted on the Career Advance Sites and makes no representations about any Profile or User Content on the Career Advance Sites.

Note that there are risks, including but not limited to the risk of physical harm, of dealing with strangers, underage persons or people acting under false pretenses. You assume all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom You come in contact through the Career Advance Sites. By its very nature other people’s information may be offensive, harmful or inaccurate, and in some cases will be mislabeled or deceptively labeled. We expect that You will use caution and common sense when using the Career Advance Sites

Because User authentication on the Internet is difficult, Career Advance cannot and does 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 any Career Advance Site, in the event that You have a dispute with one or more Users, You release Career Advance (and our agents and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential and direct and indirect) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes to the fullest extent permitted by law.

The Career Advance Sites and the Career Advance Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Career Advance makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of any Career Advance Site or the Career Advance Content. The use of all Career Advance Sites and the Career Advance Content is at Your own risk. Changes are periodically made to Career Advance Sites and may be made at any time. Career Advance cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of any Career Advance Site. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by a User from Career Advance or through or from any Career Advance Site shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.