3. Registration and Account Information
In order to use Our Services, You must register for an account. In registering, You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information about Yourself (“Registration Data”) and update it as necessary. If Accredital has reason to believe that Your Registration Data is inaccurate, outdated, or incomplete, Accredital may suspend or terminate Your account. You agree You will not: (a) create an account using a false identity or information that is not your own; (b) have more than one account; or (c) create an account or use the Services if You have been previously removed from the Services. We reserve the right, in Our sole discretion, to accept or reject Your registration to use Our Services, as well as suspend or terminate Your account for any reason, or no reason at all. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your password and account and will be fully responsible for any and all activities that occur under Your account. You agree to immediately notify Us of any unauthorized use of Your account or any other breach of account security.
4. Your Responsiblities
5. Your Content
6. Licensing to Accredital
7. Limitations on Liability
Accredital is not liable for: (a) any Content posted on Our Services; (b) contracts or other obligations that may arise between Users; (c) any damages that result through Your use of Our Services in violation of this Agreement; (d) any negative or critical comments that may be posted by other Users through the Services; (e) any of the Third-Party Service(s) You may be provided pursuant to Your use of the Services; or (f) any third-party personally identifiable information You upload or provide to Accredital pursuant to the Services.
8. Disclaimer Of Warranties
YOU AGREE THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OF YOUR COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF OUR SERVICES. YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY COMMUNICATION SENT THROUGH THE SERVICE MAY BE VIEWED BY THIRD PARTIES AND, AS SUCH, ARE NOT CONSIDERED CONFIDENTIAL AND ACCREDITAL HAS NO RESPONSIBILITY, CONTROL OVER, OR LIABILITY FOR THE CONTENT OF THOSE MESSAGES, ANY ATTACHMENTS TO THOSE MESSAGES, OR THE CHOSEN RECIPIENTS BY THE SENDER, WHETHER SENT THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR VIA YOUR PREFERRED EMAIL SERVICE.
Each party will comply with all laws applicable to this Agreement. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida without giving effect to its principles regarding conflicts of law. All disputes shall be resolved exclusively in state or federal court in Duval County, Florida. You acknowledge that the Services are of United States origin and agree to comply with all export laws and regulations of the United States.
PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY.
Any dispute shall be settled by binding and confidential arbitration. Arbitration shall be subject to the Federal Arbitration Act. The arbitration will be governed by the AAA’s Commercial Arbitration Rules and, if applicable, the Supplementary Procedures for Consumer Related Disputes. Each party shall bear its own costs (including attorney fees). Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Company may seek injunctive or other equitable relief to protect its intellectual property rights in any court of competent jurisdiction. YOU ARE HEREBY GIVING UP YOUR RIGHT TO GO TO COURT. Arbitrator decisions are as enforceable as any court order and are subject to VERY LIMITED REVIEW BY A COURT. Any claims brought by You must be bought in an individual capacity, not as a class member in any representative proceeding. An arbitrator may not consolidate individuals’ claims. The arbitrator will not have authority to award damages in excess of the amount allowed by this Agreement. The arbitrator also shall be authorized to grant any equitable remedy or relief it deems just and equitable and within the scope of the Agreement. The arbitration award shall be final and binding upon the parties without appeal or review except as permitted by Florida law or United States federal law.
We will not be liable for any failure or delay in performance to the extent caused by any circumstances beyond Our reasonable control.
The unenforceability of any provision of this Agreement will not affect the enforceability of any other provision. If any provision of this Agreement is deemed to conflict with another, Accredital will have the sole right to elect which provision remains in force. Headings are provided for convenience only.
We reserve all rights under applicable law. Our non-enforcement of any provision of this Agreement or under applicable law will not be construed as Our waiver of any enforcement rights under the same or different circumstances at any time in the future.
We may suspend or terminate the Services or Your account at Our discretion without explanation and notice, though We will strive to provide a timely explanation. If you are a Client, in the event of Your breach of this Agreement, We will notify You of such breach, and in the event the breach can be cured, provide You thirty (30) days to cure such breach. If such breach remains uncured, We will terminate this Agreement with You as set forth herein. If You are a Candidate, You may terminate this Agreement by closing Your account for the Service. Accredital will not have any liability whatsoever to You for any suspension or termination. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including ownership, success fees, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
All fees for Accredital Services are due and payable net fifteen (15) days from the date indicated on each invoice as sent to Client by Accredital unless otherwise indicated in writing by Accredital or in Your Agreement. Should any Success Fees, Subscription Service Term fees, or other fees incurred by Client pursuant to Client’s use of the Services remain unpaid more than ten (10) days after the fifteen (15) day payment requirement set forth herein, Accredital will, as a genuine assessment of its damages, assess a late payment fee on Client’s invoice equal to five percent (5%) of the amount overdue for each month OR FRACTION THEREOF, OR SUCH LESSER AMOUNT AS MAY BE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT PERMITTED BY LAW, outstanding until paid, beginning with the due date of the late payment. If You are on a monthly payment plan for Accredital Marketplace, any payment default of sixty (60) or more days will result in a charge of eighteen percent (18%) of Candidate’s base salary for any Covered Offers accepted prior to or during the delinquency period.
Clients may have the option to purchase certain professional services including sourcing and recruiting assistance from Accredital to source Candidates through the Service on Clients’ behalf (the “Professional Service(s)”). Client acknowledges and understands that any decisions by Client pursuant to such Professional Services including any and all final determinations as to the Candidates sourced, any hiring or employment decisions, or otherwise, are the sole and exclusive determination of the Client, and Accredital will not be responsible for any decisions made by Client. Accredital makes no representations, warranties, or guarantees with respect to the Professional Services. The term of these Professional Services will be as purchased or set forth on an applicable Subscription Agreement or Order Form and may not be terminated early by Client. Accredital disclaims all liability for actions taken by Client pursuant to the Professional Services offered.
Except as set forth below, neither party may assign or transfer this Agreement including any rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of the other party. Any such attempted assignment will be deemed null and void. However, we may assign this Agreement including all rights therein, without Your consent, to an entity that acquires all or substantially all of Our business and/or assets. This Agreement shall insure to the benefit of and be binding upon each party and its respective successors and permitted assigns.
This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties and supersedes all other agreements and understandings with respect to the matters contained herein.
Any communication between You and Accredital under or in connection with the Services may be made by electronic mail or other electronic means. You consent to receive communications from Accredital electronically, and agree that all terms, conditions, or otherwise, provided to Your electronically satisfy any legal requirement that would be satisfied if they were in writing.
Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1789.3, questions about pricing, complaints, or inquiries must be addressed to Our agent for notice and sent via certified mail to: Vettery, Inc., 33 West 23rd Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10010. California Users are also entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice: The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 1625 North Market Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95834, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210.
THIS AGREEMENT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY ACCREDITAL IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION AT ANY TIME. When changes are made, We will make a new copy of the Agreement available by posting on the Accredital Site. We will also update the “Last Revised” date at the top of the Agreement. If We make any material changes, and You have registered to use the Services, We may also notify You via email or through the Services. Changes will be effective immediately. Accredital may require You to provide consent to the updated Agreement. If You do not agree to any change(s) You agree to stop using the Services. Your continued use of the Services constitutes Your acceptance of such change(s). YOU AGREE TO REGULARLY CHECK THE SERVICES TO VIEW THE THEN-CURRENT TERMS OF YOUR AGREEMENT WITH US.
If Accredital indicates any features of functionality as a beta or evaluation (referred to as the “Beta Service”), then You may use the Beta Service for a period of time as indicated by Accredital, pursuant to Accredital’s then current fees for the Beta Service, if applicable. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THE TERMS OF SERVICE OR ANY AGREEMENT YOU MAY HAVE DIRECTLY WITH ACCREDITAL, YOUR USE OF THE BETA SERVICE WILL BE PURSUANT TO ACCREDITAL’S THEN CURRENT TERMS OF SERVICE AND PRIVACY NOTICE. ACCREDITAL PROVIDES THESE BETA SERVICE(S) “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, REFUNDS, OR INDEMNIFICATION OF ANY KIND. Accredital may discontinue, modify, or begin to charge for use of a Beta service at any time, and at their sole discretion.
11. Specific terms for use the Accredital Marketplace
The Accredital Marketplace is owned and operated by Accredital and provides a platform to both Clients and Candidates to connect regarding relevant potential employment or contract opportunities. Accredital serves only as the platform provider, and any communication, hiring, or other decisions are solely those of the Client and Candidate, not Accredital.
Once a Client has registered for the Service, the Client will be able to browse the Candidates on the Service, communicate with these Candidates, and submit non-binding interview requests (“Interview Request(s)”). YOU UNDERSTAND THAT ACCREDITAL DOES NOT INQUIRE INTO THE BACKGROUNDS OF ITS USERS OR ATTEMPT TO VERIFY THE STATEMENTS OF ITS USERS. YOU AGREE TO CONDUCT ANY BACKGROUND CHECKS, REFERENCE CHECKS, OR OTHER DUE DILIGENCE THAT YOU MAY REQUIRE BEFORE ENGAGING ANY CANDIDATE.
Once a Client has discovered a Candidate on the Service, the Client agrees to submit all Interview Requests exclusively through the Service. The Client and the Candidate may use other means of communication as agreed upon between Client and Candidate after such Interview Request has been submitted. The Client agrees not to circumvent the Service by independently attempting to communicate and hire the Candidate through alternative means after discovering the Candidate on the Service.
Candidates discovered on the Accredital Service are exclusive Candidates of Accredital for a period of ninety (90) days from view date by Client on the Accredital Service. Such exclusivity, for clarity, means that for any Candidate Accredital by Client from the Accredital Marketplace Client will be charged Accredital’s then-current Success Fee for any accepted Covered Offers (defined below) (unless otherwise covered by an active Subscription Agreement) if such Covered Offer is provided to Candidate within the above noted ninety (90) day period. If a Client circumvents the Service after discovering a Candidate and subsequently hires that Candidate by means other than the Service during or within ninety (90) days after expiration or termination of this Agreement, the Client will pay Accredital’s a Fee equal to twenty-five percent (25%) of the 1st year base salary or prorated contractor compensation of the Candidate and Accredital may, in its sole discretion, terminate the Client’s account.
Clients engaged in a Subscription Agreement with Accredital (individually a “Subscription Client” and collectively “Subscription Clients”) will be charged a Subscription fee as agreed upon between the Client and Accredital for the period as agreed upon between the parties (the “Subscription Period”). During the Subscription Period, the Subscription Client will be able to browse, request, contact (through the Service) and extend Covered Offers to Candidates listed on the Service. All Covered Offers must be made for positions located in the territories set forth in Your Subscription Agreement. All other territories are excluded. Contractor Engagements will count towards the number of Full-Time Hires set forth on the Order Form.
Client will be provided a number of “Premium” and “Standard” seats (each, an “Authorized User”). “Premium” seats will be those Users able to interact with Candidate on the Service, including sending Interview Requests. “Standard” seats will be those Users able to view Candidates on the Service but will not be able to interact with, or send Interview Requests, to Candidates.
A Candidate is required to promptly notify Accredital if the Candidate: (a) accepts a Client’s offer of employment, whether for an indefinite or fixed term; (b) accepts an offer to engage as a contractor, whether for an indefinite or fixed term (each, a “Contractor Engagement”); or (c) accepts a Client’s employment offer during or within twelve (12) months after termination of a Contractor Engagement with such Client (each, a “Covered Offer”). You agree that: (i) if You receive a Covered Offer, You shall promptly notify Accredital of Your Start Date and the key terms of such Covered Offer (and notify Accredital promptly should that Start Date or offer terms change at any time); and (ii) You will promptly notify Accredital after termination of Your employment as a Candidate, intern, coop Candidate, consultant or contractor in the event that: (A) a Client terminates Your engagement based on unsatisfactory performance within ninety (90) days of the date on which Your Employment commenced; or (B) You voluntarily terminate Your engagement within ninety (90) days of the date on which Your engagement commenced
Client and Candidate are responsible for any contracts or agreements they may form with respect to such Contractor Engagements. Accredital does not control, manage, or provide any guidance with respect to the determination of independent contractor or employee status, subsequent agreements between Client and Candidate, or services performed by or payments made to the Client pursuant to a Contractor Engagement. Candidate and Client expressly agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency agreement exists between them and Accredital as a result of this Agreement or any use of the Accredital Service, and that Accredital is not a joint employer for purposes of this Agreement.
Client and Candidate assume all liability for proper classification of Candidates as independent contractors or employees based on applicable legal guidelines. Candidate and Client acknowledge that Accredital does not, in any way, supervise, direct, or control the manner, means, or conditions of any work or services performed. Client and Candidate will be solely responsible for all tax returns and payments required to be filed with or made to any federal, state, or local tax authority, in any nation, with respect to a contractor engagement.
12. Specific Provisions for Users of the Accredital Match Service
The Accredital Match Service is owned and operated by Accredital and provides a utility for Clients to connect certain Third-Party Services to the Accredital Match utility and upload certain information in order to process potential candidates for employment opportunities outside of the Accredital Marketplace
Client represents and warrants that: (a) Client’s use of the Accredital Match service will at all times be compliant and allowable by all applicable law, rule, and regulation, including the provision of third-party information (including personally identifiable information) by Client to Accredital; (b) Client has all necessary permissions and consents from potential candidates in its provision of information to Accredital for use with Accredital Match; and (c) Client will at all times be liable for the continued oversight of such information provided to Accredital, including the deletion of any data as may be necessary or legally required. Client understands that Accredital is not responsible for any hiring decisions, or Third-Party Services utilized (including any browsers, or applicant tracking services), in connection with the Accredital Match service.
13. Job Guarantee
The aims of the job guarantee are to help students secure suitable job placement and help them build their careers in digital marketing.
You will be eligible for a refund if you have not secured a job after 12-full months after graduating and you have met the following criteria:
- You’re within the age of 20 – 35 years.
- You have completed at least high school diploma.
- You have a valid work permit for the country you want to work in, and you’re able to speak the local language.
- You’re willing to accept either remote and non-remote positions.
- You’ve completed 100% of your assignments with an overall 85% score.
- You have complete 100% of the course within 2 months.
- You have no outstanding tuition fees
- You have updated or created your online professional profiles on Accredital or other platforms such as LinkedIn.
- You have updated your Curriculum vitae (CV) with your new skills and they have been reviewed and approved during one of the career support sessions.
- You have built your portfolio with assignments done during the course.
- You have attended and completed at least 12 career support sessions during your course and within 3 months after graduation
- You’ve demonstrated that you’re actively practising with your new skills through out the job search period through volunteering.
- You’ve taken the initiative to check in every other week with your career specialist and update them on your progress.
- Proof of at least 14 job applications per week during the job search period.
- You do not miss submitting a weekly job search progress report after graduating.
- You are located within the list of metropolitan areas in selected countries or you’re willing to relocate for work.
- You have not rejected any employment offer within 3 months of graduating.
- There will be no guarantee on salary package.