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Terms of Use

Last Updated: February 18, 2021

You Accept these Terms of Use

These Terms of Use are entered into between you and WORK DOT DOT LLC (“us”, “we”, or “our”). The following terms and conditions, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, these “Terms of Use”), govern your access to and use of the website www.workdotdot.com and social media platforms owned or controlled by us, along with any content, functionality, and services offered by us on those platforms (collectively our “Content”).

By using the Content, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy, found at workdotdot.com/privacy-policy. These Terms of Use affect your legal rights and obligations. If you do not agree to be bound by all of these Terms of Use, do not access or use the Content.

The Content is only for users who are at least 18 years of age or older and located in the United States of America while using or accessing the Content. By using the Content, you represent that you meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Content.

Changes to Terms of Use

We reserve the right to amend or update these Terms of Use at any time with or without notice, and we may also add new features or functionality to, or change or remove existing features or functionality from, the Content. Anyone who continues to use the Content after any changes are made will be deemed to have agreed to those changes.

Basic Rules of Conduct

To access the subscribe option of the Content or to contact us through the Content, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. You agree that all information you provide to subscribe or contact us or otherwise, including but not limited to any information provided through any interactive features of the Content, is governed by our Privacy Policy, and you consent to all actions we take with respect to your information consistent with our Privacy Policy.

We welcome your comments and feedback regarding our Content. We do not, however, accept confidential or proprietary information through the Content. Thus, all comments, feedback, ideas, suggestions, materials, information, and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to us using the Content (collectively, “Comments”) are not confidential. Comments submitted by you must not violate any right of any third party, and must not contain any libelous, abusive, obscene, or otherwise unlawful material. You must not defame, stalk, bully, abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate people or entities and you must not post private or confidential information via the Content, including, without limitation, your or any other person’s Personally Identifiable Information (as defined in the Privacy Policy) such as credit card information, social security numbers, non-public phone numbers or non-public email addresses. We reserve the right to remove any Comments for any reason, without prior notice. However, we do not have any obligation to prescreen, monitor, edit, or remove any Comments. Exercise common sense, kindness and your best judgment when interacting with others, including when you submit or post Comments.

Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise noted, the Content as a whole or in part including, without limitation, the WORK DOT DOT name and logos, are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress or other intellectual property owned, controlled, and/or licensed by us. You may only use the Content for your personal, noncommercial use; any other use of the Content without our express written consent is strictly prohibited. Unless otherwise noted herein, you may not reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell, or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, any of the Content. You must not change, modify, adapt or alter the Content or change, modify or alter another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Content or us.

You may provide a hypertext link to the Content on another website, provided: (a) that the link must be a text-only link clearly marked “WORK DOT DOT” (b) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not damage or dilute the goodwill associated with our name, trademarks, and other intellectual property, (c) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not create the false appearance that another entity is associated with or sponsored by us, (d) the link, when activated by a user, must display this website full-screen and not within a “frame” on the linked website, and (e) we reserve the right to revoke our consent to the link at any time in our sole discretion by amending this notice or the Terms of Use generally. You agree that all other hypertext links to the Content must be approved in writing by WORK DOT DOT LLC. Please contact us regarding any inquiries.

The Content may include links to other internet sites maintained by third parties (“Linked Sites”). We provide Linked Sites to you solely as a convenience, and the inclusion of Linked Sites does not imply endorsement by us of such Linked Sites. You access Linked Sites at your own risk. Linked Sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the content of any Linked Sites.

The disclosure, submission, or offer of any Comments will constitute a non-exclusive, perpetual, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to WORK DOT DOT LLC to use the Comments in connection with the Content. You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Comments posted by you or otherwise have the right to grant the rights and licenses set forth in these Terms of Use; (ii) the posting and use of your Comments does not violate, misappropriate or infringe on the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark and/or other intellectual property rights; and (iii) you agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owed by reason of Comments you post.

You may not use the Content for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You agree to comply with all laws, rules and regulations applicable to your use of the Content and your Comments, including but not limited to, copyright laws. You must not access the Contents or create Comments through unauthorized means, including but not limited to, by using an automated device, script, bot, spider, crawler or scraper. You must not interfere with or disrupt the Content or servers or networks connected to the Content, including by transmitting any worms, viruses, spyware, malware or any other code of a destructive or disruptive nature. You may not inject content or code or otherwise alter or interfere with the way any page is rendered or displayed in a user’s browser or device.

Termination

Violation of these Terms of Use may, in our sole discretion, result in termination of your right to use the Content. We reserve the right to modify or terminate your access to the Content for any reason, without notice, at any time, and without liability to you. Upon termination, all licenses and other rights granted to you in these Terms of Use will immediately cease.

Disclaimer

We care about your health and wellbeing. The nature of job searching, career planning and work matters can result in feelings and emotions that are challenging and/or uncomfortable. While themes of general self-care and wellbeing are mentioned in the Content, it is not intended to serve as nor be a substitute for professional advice by legal, medical, psychological, financial, business, spiritual, or other qualified professionals. If you begin, stop, adjust or continue any form of physical activity during the time overlapping or in relation to using the Content, you do so wholly on your own accord and it must be with the consent, advice and/or approval of a medical professional. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any information obtained from the Content. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available in the Content. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content for your particular situation. Never disregard professional advice, including medical advice, or delay in seeking it, because of something you have read in the Content.

Our hope is that you will experience success. The job market and hiring processes are subject to economic uncertainty, unpredictability and volatility, and include factors and variables outside of anyone’s control; by their nature, job searching and hiring processes and decisions are proprietary, subjective and/or may appear or be arbitrary. We cannot and do not provide any guarantee of any kind whatsoever in securing or maintaining employment at all nor in/for any particular period of time. It is your responsibility to evaluate and determine the usefulness of the Content based on your unique situation. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any information obtained from the Content.

The Content involves a combination of job search and career planning best practices, general knowledge and may include firsthand personal experience and perspective from the founder, author and any contributing authors, and experts quoted or referenced. Personal views, approaches, opinions, and strategies do not represent the views and opinions nor any proprietary information or trade secrets of any current, past, or future employers or organizations that we work with nor the founder personally has work(ed) with or may work with in a full-time, part-time, consultancy, independent contractor, board member, advisory, public speaking, or volunteer role capacity.

Claims of Infringement

If you believe that any Content infringes your copyright rights, we want to hear from you. Please contact us at WORK DOT DOT LLC, 11740 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 109-280, Los Angeles, CA 90049 or via email at workdotdot@gmail.com.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Content is provided on an “as is”, “as available” and “with all faults” basis. To the fullest extent permissible by law, neither WORK DOT DOT LLC nor any of its employees, managers, officers or agents (collectively, the “WORK DOT DOT Parties”) make any representations or warranties or endorsements of any kind whatsoever, express or implied, as to: (a) the Content; (b) user content (including Comments); or (c) security associated with the transmission of information to us or via the Content. In addition, the WORK DOT DOT Parties hereby disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, title, custom, trade, quiet enjoyment, system integration and freedom from computer virus.

Limitation of Liability

You expressly acknowledge and agree that some of the events, activities or actions taken by you whether in connection with the Content or otherwise carry certain inherent and significant risks of property damage, bodily injury or death and that you voluntarily assume all known and unknown risks associated therewith even if caused in whole or in part by the action or inaction or negligence of the WORK DOT DOT Parties or by the action, inaction or negligence of others. In no event will the WORK DOT DOT Parties’ total liability to you for all damages, losses or causes or action exceed one hundred United States dollars ($100.00). Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

You agree that in the event you incur any damages, losses or injuries that arise out of our acts or omissions, the damages, if any, caused to you are not irreparable or sufficient to entitle you to an injunction preventing any exploitation of the Content, and you will have no rights to enjoin or restrain the development, production, distribution, advertising, exhibition or exploitation of the Content by us.

Indemnification

You agree to defend (at WORK DOT DOT’s request), indemnify and hold the WORK DOT DOT Parties harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including without limitation, reasonable attorney’s fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with any of the following (including as a result of your direct activities in connection with the Property or those conducted on your behalf): (i) your content or Comments or your access to or use of the Property; (ii) your breach or alleged breach of these Terms of Use; (iii) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation, any intellectual property right, publicity, confidentiality, property or privacy right; (iv) your violation of any laws, rules, regulations, codes, statutes, ordinances or orders of any governmental and quasi-governmental authorities, including, without limitation, all regulatory, administrative and legislative authorities; or (v) any misrepresentation made by you. You will cooperate as fully required by WORK DOT DOT in the defense of any claim. WORK DOT DOT reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, and you will not in any event settle any claim without the prior written consent of WORK DOT DOT.

Governing Law & Venue

The law applicable to the interpretation and construction of these Terms of Use and any transaction using or relating to the Content, shall be applicable federal laws, and the laws of the state of California, USA, without regard to principles of conflict of laws. You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Content, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and by the laws of the State of California.

General Terms and Conditions

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Any party’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. No waiver of any of these Terms of Use will be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice will act to modify the Terms of Use. These Terms of Use do not confer any third-party beneficiary rights.

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