“These are the terms and conditions governing your access and use of the peopleconnect.lk website (‘the Web Site’) provided by People Connect (Pvt) Ltd (‘the Company’). By utilizing the Web Site, you (‘User’) acknowledge and agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions outlined herein, please refrain from using the Web Site and its services.
People Connect Private Limited reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. It is advisable to periodically visit this page to stay informed of any changes, as they are legally binding upon you. The terms ‘you’ and ‘User’ as used in this context encompass all individuals and/or entities accessing the Web Site for any purpose.”
2. Web Site Content
“People Connect (Pvt) Ltd and the services, solutions, and products provided, whether paid for by you or not, are intended solely for the exclusive use of the subscriber/registered user.
The Company grants you authorization to view and access a single copy of the content available on or from the website (www.peopleconnect.lk) strictly for personal and noncommercial use.
The contents of this website, including text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software, and other content, are protected by Sri Lankan copyright, trademark, and other laws. All website content is the property of the Company, its content suppliers, or its clients. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on this website is the exclusive property of the Company and is safeguarded by Sri Lankan and international copyright laws. Unauthorized use of the website content may infringe upon copyright, trademark, and other laws. You must retain all copyright, trademark, service mark, and other proprietary notices contained in the original website content on any copy you make.
You are prohibited from selling or modifying the website content, or reproducing, displaying, publicly performing, distributing, or otherwise using it in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of website content on any other website or in a networked computer environment, including internet groups or chat rooms, for any purpose is strictly prohibited.”
3. Acceptable Site Use
“Users are strictly prohibited from utilizing the Website to transmit, distribute, store, or engage in the destruction of material, including but not limited to Web Site Content, under the following circumstances:
(a) In violation of any applicable law or regulation.
(b) In a manner that would infringe upon the copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of others, or would violate the privacy, publicity, or other personal rights of others.
(c) That is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive, or hateful.”
4. Prohibited Uses
The Website is intended for lawful use by individuals seeking employment and employers seeking employees. The following actions are strictly prohibited:
- Posting incomplete, false, or inaccurate personal information or resumes that do not belong to you.
- Promoting franchise schemes, pyramid schemes, distributorships, or business opportunities that require upfront or periodic payments, or rely solely on commissions.
- Using the Resume Database for purposes other than employer recruitment.
- Engaging in actions that excessively burden the Website’s infrastructure.
- Sharing passwords granting access to non-public areas of the Website or using them for unauthorized purposes.
- Using any unauthorized software or mechanisms to navigate or search the Website.
- Attempting to decode, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer the Website’s software.
- Replicating or duplicating Web Site Content or information.
- Framing or linking to Web Site Content or information.
In essence, users must utilize the Website for legitimate job-seeking and recruitment purposes, refraining from engaging in any deceptive, unlawful, or disruptive activities.
5. Security Rules
Users are strictly prohibited from attempting to breach the security of the Website. This includes:
(a) Unauthorized access to data or logging into servers or accounts without proper authorization. (b) Trying to test or exploit system or network vulnerabilities or circumvent security measures. (c) Interfering with the service for any user, host, or network, including actions like submitting viruses, overloading, flooding, spamming, mailbombing, or crashing. (d) Falsifying TCP/IP packet headers or any part of email or newsgroup postings.
Any breaches of system or network security may lead to legal consequences. The Company will thoroughly investigate such incidents and may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting those involved.
6. User Information
7. User Submissions
As a user, you are responsible for your own communications and their consequences. You agree not to:
- Post copyrighted material without proper ownership or permission.
- Disclose trade secrets without rightful ownership or permission.
- Infringe on others’ intellectual property, privacy, or publicity rights.
- Post obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, or abusive content.
- Share sexually explicit material.
- Advertise, solicit business, or engage in chain letters or pyramid schemes.
- Impersonate others.
- Share content containing harmful computer programming routines or viruses.
The Company does not guarantee the accuracy or truthfulness of user communications and does not endorse user opinions. You rely on such material at your own risk. The Company acts as a conduit for user-submitted information and is not responsible for screening or monitoring. The Company may investigate and, at its discretion, remove content that violates these Terms and Conditions. The Company may expel users for violations and take necessary action regarding user-submitted information.
By submitting content, you grant the Company and its affiliates a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable right to use, modify, adapt, publish, and distribute the content. You warrant that all rights in the content have been effectively waived. The owner retains any remaining rights.
Prohibited actions in job postings include irrelevant or misleading keywords. While we welcome feedback, our policy doesn’t permit unsolicited creative ideas or materials. If submitted, such materials become the property of the Company, and we are not obliged to keep them confidential or compensate the submitter. The Company exclusively owns all rights to the submitted material.
8. Registration and Password
“You are solely responsible for safeguarding the confidentiality of your information and password. You will be held accountable for any and all activities conducted under your registration, whether or not they were authorized by you. In the event of any unauthorized use of your registration or password, you agree to promptly notify the Company without delay.”
9. Policy Regarding Termination Of Users And Account Holders Who Repeatedly Infringe The Copyright Or Other Intellectual Property Rights Of Others.
“We value and respect the intellectual property of others and expect the same from our users, account holders, and content partners. Unauthorized reproduction, copying, distribution, modification, public display, or performance of copyrighted works violates the rights of the copyright owners. By using this Web Site, you agree not to infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others in any way. We reserve the right to terminate the accounts and block access of any users or account holders who repeatedly infringe upon copyrights or other intellectual property rights. These actions may be taken at our discretion, with or without notice, and without any liability to the terminated account holder or blocked user.”
10. The Company's Liability.
The Website serves as a platform for employers to post job opportunities and candidates to submit resumes. The Company does not screen or censor listings and is not involved in the actual transactions between employers and candidates. Therefore, the Company cannot guarantee the quality, safety, or legality of the jobs or resumes posted, nor the accuracy of the listings. Dealing with other users, including strangers, foreign nationals, underage individuals, or those acting under false pretenses, carries risks, including physical harm. Users assume all associated risks.
Due to the challenges of authenticating users online, the Company cannot verify the identity of each user. In the event of a dispute with another user, you release the Company from any claims, demands, or damages arising from such disputes.
The Web Site Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. The Company does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of Website or its content. Your use of the Website and its content is at your own risk.
You are solely responsible for the content, form, and accuracy of any resume you post on the Website. Employers are likewise responsible for their postings.
The Company is not considered an employer regarding your use of the Website and is not responsible for any employment decisions made by entities posting jobs on the Website.
The Company does not warrant that the Website will operate error-free or that it is free of harmful elements. The Website and its content are provided “as is” without any warranties, whether express or implied. The Company disclaims all warranties, including merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. The Company makes no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Web Site Content, services, software, text, graphics, and links.