AU Student Government Jobs Board

terms-of-use

PLEASE READ THESE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY STUDENT GOVERNMENT JOB BOARD (“University”)  TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“Terms and Conditions”) CAREFULLY BEFORE CREATING, ACCESSING OR USING HTTP://JOBS.AUSG.ORG/DASHBOARD. (“Job Board”).  BY ACCESSING OR USING THE JOB BOARD, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, WHICH MAY BE CHANGED WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE.  A CURRENT VERSION OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE ON THIS PAGE, AND YOU SHOULD CHECK THIS PAGE REGULARLY FOR MODIFICATIONS. User Conduct

By creating an account, you affirm that you are a student currently enrolled at American University, a current AU faculty or staff member, or member of the public residing in and offering student work in the DC metro area.

You may use the Job Board only in a lawful manner and for lawful purposes and consistent with these Terms and Conditions.  You are solely responsible for the knowledge and adherence to any and all laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to your use of the Job Board. In addition, your use of the Job Board subjects you to university policies including but not limited to the Computer User and Copyright Policy.  

You agree that you will not: (i) use the Job Board site to commit a criminal offense or to encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, Federal, or international law or regulation, including, but not limited to, export control laws and regulations governing the transmission or retransmission of technical data from the United States; (ii) register for more than one User account, register for a User account on behalf of an individual other than yourself, or register for a User account on behalf of any group or entity; (iii) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or ethnically, racially or otherwise objectionable User Content; (iv) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any User Content that you do not have a right to transmit; (v) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any User Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary rights of any party; (v) upload, post, e-mail, share, store or otherwise make publicly available any private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, AU ID, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers; (vi) alter, damage, or delete any Content or other communications that are not your own or to otherwise interfere with the ability of others to access or use the Job Board; (vii) disrupt the normal flow of communication or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real-time exchanges; (viii) claim a relationship with or to speak for any individual, business, association, institution, or other organization for which you are not authorized to claim such a relationship; (ix) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any unsolicited commercial advertising, non-university related promotional materials, or other forms of inappropriate solicitation to other users including, without limitation, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” or “pyramid schemes”; (x) interfere with or disrupt the Job Board  or servers or networks connected to the Job Board, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Job Board; (xi) post or transmit information or material that contains virus, or other harmful content, or collect or store personal data about other users; (xii) stalk or otherwise harass another; or (xiii) collect or store personal information about other users without their permission.

You acknowledge that the University does not pre-screen User Content, but that the University shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse or move any User Content that is available on the Job Board. Without limiting the foregoing, the University has the right to remove any User Content that violates the Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable.  You agree and acknowledge that the University may preserve User Content and may disclose User Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that any such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims that any User Content violates the rights of third parties or protect the rights, property or personal safety of AU, its users and the public.

Violation of any of these Terms and Condition, in the University’s sole discretion, will result in the termination of your AUSG Job Board account. You also understand that any violation of these Terms and Conditions will subject you to disciplinary proceedings under the Student Code of Conduct.

User Content and Postings

By submitting any content, including but not limited to job postings, that you upload or otherwise make available (“User Content”) on to the Job Board, for good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency and receipt of which you hereby acknowledge, you hereby grant to the University and its affiliates a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to edit, broadcast, rerun, reproduce, use, create derivative works from, syndicate, license, print, sublicense, distribute and otherwise exhibit the User Content you submit, or any portion thereof in any manner and in any medium or forum, whether now known or hereafter devised, without payment to you or any third party.

You represent and warrant to the University that you have the full legal right, power and authority to grant to the University the license provided for herein, that you own or control the complete exhibition and other rights to the User Content you submitted for the purposes contemplated in this license and that neither the materials nor the exercise of the rights granted herein shall infringe upon or violate the right of privacy or right of publicity of, or constitute a libel or slander against, or violate any common law or any other right of, any person or entity.

You are solely responsible for anything contained in your submissions and/or Job Postings. The University does not verify, endorse or otherwise vouch for the contents of any submission, or job postings. You may be held legally liable for the contents of your submissions, and job postings, and may be held legally liable if your submissions or chat sessions include, for example, material protected by copyright, trademark, patent or trade secret law or other proprietary right without permission of the author or owner, or defamatory comments.

Other user submissions and job postings to the Job Board do not represent the views of the Student Government, American University, or any individual associated with the Student Government, American University, and we do not control this content. In no event shall you represent or suggest, directly or indirectly, the University’s endorsement of user submissions and job postings. The University does not vouch for the accuracy or credibility of any content submitted by you on the Job Board, and does not take any responsibility or assume any liability for any actions you may take as a result of reading user published content on the Job Noard. Through your use of the Web site, you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, objectionable, harmful, inaccurate or deceptive. There may also be risks of dealing with underage persons, people acting under false pretense, international trade issues and foreign nationals. By using this website, you assume all associated risks.

Privacy Policy

AUSG Job Board is a production of the American University Undergraduate Student Government (“AUSG”), a student-run organization of American University in Washington, DC. This privacy policy describes how AUSG Job Board will treat your personal information and is effective July 23, 2006.

  • Your contact information will never be sold, distributed or otherwise shared outside of the AUSG
  • You may be sent electronic mail by AUSG Job Board support specifically regarding your account or postings, regardless of your email preferences
  • Your information is protected on secure servers, but is not encrypted over a secure connection
  • E-mail addresses are encrypted on all pages with javascript to ward against spam
  • Your contact information will only displayed on public pages if you have chosen not to keep it private. This information will only be available to registered users with permission to see your posting
  • You should regard your posting as being in the public domain. Do not submit sensitive, classified or personal information to AUSG Job Board

That being said, AUSG Job Board does protect any data submitted into the “Résumé” and “How to Apply” fields from both the public and registered AUSG Job Board users of the same classification as yourself (i.e. students cannot read other students’ résumés and employers cannot read other employers’ instructions on how to apply for a job).

Disclaimers

JOB BOARD CONTAINS JOB POSTINGS SUBMITTED BY THIRD PARTIES OTHER THAN THE UNIVERSITY. SUCH JOB POSTINGS ARE PROVIDED FOR YOUR REFERENCE ONLY.  THE UNIVERSITY DOES NOT CONTROL SUCH JOB POSTINGS AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR CONTENTS. THE UNIVERSITY’S INCLUSION OF JOB POSTINGS DOES NOT IMPLY ANY ENDORSEMENT OF THE JOB POSTING OR ANY ASSOCIATION WITH THE THIRD PARTY.

JOB POSTINGS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  THE UNIVERSTY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY INFORMATION IS COMPLETE OR ACCURATE, THAT JOB BOARD WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE.  

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, WILL THE UNIVERSITY, ITS STUDENT GOVERNMENT OR ANY OF ITS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THE JOB BOARD, OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THE JOB BOARD, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU BY THE UNIVERSITY OR ANY OF ITS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO THE UNIVERSITY, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE JOB BOARD.

Release and Indemnification

You hereby assume all responsibility for the use of the Job Board and the User Content you provided.  Furthermore, you hereby release and waive any and all claims and/or liability against American University and its Student Government arising from or in connection with your use of the Job Board or the User Content you provided.  You also agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless American University and its Student Government from and against any and all claims or liability, including costs and attorneys fees, arising from or in connection with your use of the Job Board, the User Content you provided, or failure to abide by the term and conditions.

Miscellaneous

These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia.  You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the District of Columbia, United States in case of any dispute connected with this site or these Terms and Conditions.  If any of these terms and conditions are found unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be considered severable from the remaining terms and conditions, and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between you and the University relating to the subject matter it contains. This agreement may be modified only by our posting of changes to these terms and conditions.