GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR THE USE OF THE ADECCO GROUP WEBSITE
The following General Conditions regulate the use (including mere access) of the website of Adecco Group represented by Adecco S.A., Swiss based company- (“ADECCO”) including the contents and services made available therein (the “ADECCO Website”). Any person who has access to the ADECCO Website (“User”) hereby accepts the General Conditions which shall be in force each time the ADECCO Website is visited.
The contents and services that ADECCO makes available to User in the ADECCO Website (hereinafter referred to as the “Contents” and the “Services”, respectively) may likewise be regulated by special conditions which shall prevail over the General Conditions in the event of a discrepancy (the “Special Conditions”). User likewise accepts the applicability of the relevant Special Conditions each time the corresponding Content or Service is used.
Consequently, User must read the General Conditions carefully each time s/he intends to use the ADECCO Site and, if applicable, the corresponding Special Conditions, each time s/he intends to use the relevant Content or Service.
In any event, ADECCO reserves the right to modify at any time and without prior notice, the appearance and structure of the ADECCO Website, as well as the General Conditions and/or the relevant Special Conditions.
USE OF THE ADECCO WEBSITE
The ADECCO Website does not purport to constitute a source of advice or a mean to establish a business client-provider relationship or of any other kind.
Except as otherwise provided in the Special Conditions, the use of the ADECCO Website shall be free of charge, notwithstanding the connection charge paid by the User to gain access through the relevant telecommunications network.
User acknowledges and voluntarily and expressly accepts that the use of the ADECCO Website is made under his/her sole and exclusive responsibility at all times.
While making use of the ADECCO Website, User undertakes not to act in any way that may damage the image, interests or rights of ADECCO, of Adecco group companies which are directly or indirectly owned by ADECCO (“Adecco Group Companies”) and some of which are listed under Adecco Worldwide or of third parties, or that may damage, render useless or overload the ADECCO Website, or that may impede, in any way, the normal use of the ADECCO Website.
ADECCO implements reasonable security measures which are adequate to detect the existence of viruses. Nevertheless, User must be aware that the existing security measures for computer systems on the Internet are not entirely trustworthy and that, therefore, ADECCO cannot guarantee the non-existence of viruses or any other elements that may cause alterations to User’s computer systems (hardware and software) or to his/her electronic documents and files contained in the said systems.
The Contents of the ADECCO Website are made available to User by ADECCO with information taken from its own, from Adecco Group Companies and from third party sources.
ADECCO tries to ensure that the Contents are of the best possible quality and reasonably updated, however, ADECCO does not guarantee the usefulness, preciseness, completeness, relevance of the Contents and/or whether such Contents are up to date and therefore ADECCO expressly exclude any and all kind of liability for error or omissions on the Contents.
The inclusion of the Contents in the ADECCO Website does not in any way constitute the provision of staffing services or any other kind of services. User acknowledges that the information contained in the Contents does not constitute a recommendation, offer or solicitation to sell or to buy ADECCO securities, therefore ADECCO and Adecco Group Companies expressly exclude any and all kind of liability for decisions made by the User based on the Contents.
Industrial and Intellectual Property Rights
The General Conditions herein contained shall not be construed as to assign any industrial or intellectual property rights over the ADECCO Website or over any of the parts thereof. User is therefore expressly prohibited to carry out any reproduction, transformation, distribution, public communication, making available, extraction, reusing, resending or in any way using, by any means or procedure, of any of the parts of the ADECCO Website, except when it is lawful to do so or authorisation has been provided by the holder of the relevant rights.
User may visualise and obtain a temporary private copies of the Contents for exclusive and private use in his/her computer systems (hardware and software), provided that the intended purpose is not to develop any commercial or other kind of activity. User must abstain from obtaining or attempting to obtain, the Contents by means or procedures other than those which have been made available to him/her or indicated for that purpose, or which are normally used on the Internet (provided that the latter do not imply a risk of damage or uselessness for the ADECCO Website). User shall respect at all times all the industrial and intellectual property rights existing over the ADECCO Website, whether owned by ADECCO, by Adecco Group Companies or by third parties.
Hypertext links and Linked Sites
a) Hypertext links
User and, in general, any legal or natural person who intends to provide a hypertext link or technical link device (such as, text links or buttons) from its web site to the ADECCO Website (the “Hyperlink”) must obtain previous written authorisation from ADECCO (please contact legal).
The insertion of the Hyperlink shall in no event imply the existence of any relationship between ADECCO and the owner of the site or the web page where the Hyperlink is inserted, or the acceptance or approval by ADECCO of its contents or services.
In any event, ADECCO reserves the right to prohibit or cancel any hyperlink to the ADECCO Website at any time, especially, in circumstances where the activity or contents of the web site where the hyperlink has been inserted are unlawful.
b) Linked Sites
The ADECCO Website makes available to User, solely for the purposes of searching and accessing information, contents and services available on the Internet, hyperlinks or technical link devices (such as, text links or buttons), which allow User to access Internet sites or portals which belong to or are managed by Adecco Group Companies or any other third parties (the “Linked Sites”).
ADECCO does not approve of, supervise or control in any way whatsoever the contents and services or any material of any nature available in the Linked Sites. Thus, User shall be exclusively responsible for the navigation between the said sites.
The mere fact that a User visits the ADECCO Website does not automatically register any personal data which identify User. However, there is certain non-personal information that does not identify a specific User which is collected and recorded in the ADECCO Internet servers (such as, User’s operating system, IP address from which the web pages and ADECCO Website are accessed) for the purpose of improving navigation for User and management of the ADECCO Website.
Notwithstanding the above, ADECCO may request personal data from User in order to send him/her Adecco newsletters and/or solve specific requests made by the User. In particular, ADECCO will provide with the necessary information so that the User can provide his/her prior consent in order for Adecco by itself or its designated third party/ies to proceed with the processing of his/her personal data and to include them in the relevant files owned by ADECCO.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
These General Conditions shall be governed by Swiss law and ADECCO and the User shall submit to the competent courts of Zurich city, expressly waiving their right to any other jurisdiction.
Should User have any queries in connction with these General Conditions or any other comment to make about the ADECCO Website, please contact the press office.