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1. Agreement & Rights

1.1 Welcome to the www.AupairBureau.com website (a "Service"), provided to you by Aupair Bureau ("Aupair Bureau"). These Terms & Conditions govern your use of this site and its Services. Our Terms & Conditions apply to all users of the Internet platform "Aupair Bureau" whether registered or as visitors hereinafter referred to as "the user", "user", "her(-self)/ him(-self)". "her/ his", "she/ he".

1.2 BASIC Membership (FREE Membership) registration on Aupair Bureau is free. Your registration constitutes your acceptance of the complete Terms & Conditions; the Agreement & Rights; the Terms of Conduct; the Refund Policy and Privacy Policy as described herein and create a binding legal agreement, so please read them carefully.

1.3 A paid Membership is not required to list your profile or search the Aupair Bureau database. Once you have registered for free, you may choose to purchase (upgrade) a PREMIUM Membership to gain full access to either the Family or Candidate contact database. There are no additional placement fees or commissions charged by Aupair Bureau.

1.4 If you post a personal profile (information about you or your family, inclusive of photos), complaints, comments or testimonials on AupairBureau.com, you grant to Aupair Bureau a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, right to use, publish, and display your profile information, complaints, comments or testimonials throughout the www.aupairbureau.com web site. You also grant Aupair Bureau the right to use the name that you submit with any profile, complaint, comment or testimonial, if any, in connection with such profile, complaint, comment or testimonial.

2. Terms of Conduct

Unacceptable actions, conditions and content on this website, listed below, will constitute grounds for blocking your access to this website, removal of posted material and cancellation of your registration and or membership without refund. As condition of your use of this site and Aupair Bureau's service, you agree that you shall not:

2.1 Include your last name or enter your personal contact information such as an email address, chat address or personal web page address in any photo, image or text field which does not specifically request such information;

2.2 Attempt to subvert the membership system or direct users to any other web site, location or directory where your contact information may be obtained;

2.3 Upload or post any information or advertisement that may be considered as competitive to the Aupair Bureau service. Solicitation for services by any means, other than those offered or directly approved by Aupair Bureau, to its registered users or Members is strictly forbidden. And under no circumstances shall the harvesting and commercial re-use of emails be allowed;

2.4 Share your membership or contact information with any other person or disclose your password to any third parties or share it with any third parties. If, despite the foregoing, you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personally identifiable information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf;

2.5 Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, harassing, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable;

2.6 Create or maintain more than one active profile at a time. Each family or candidate is allowed only one active profile in the Aupair Bureau database at any one time;

2.7 Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements) or any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;

2.8 Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through this site;

2.9 Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software;

2.10 Interfere with or disrupt (or attempt to interfere with or disrupt) this site or servers or networks connected to this site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to this site;

2.11 Exhibit expressions of abuse, hate, use or display offensive language or imagery, obscenity, or pornography, including, but not limited to, child abuse, child pornography, depictions of minors engaged in sexual conduct or explicitly sexual situations or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable state or federal law, or violate any laws or regulations of any governing body having jurisdiction over Aupair Bureau or its subsidiaries, affiliates or users;

2.12 Solicit any relationship other than employer/employee related to child care, pet sitting, housekeeping tutoring, personal assistant or senior care as may be found through this Service;

2.13 Have been convicted of any sexual or criminal offense in the past 10 years;

2.14 Harm others in any way.

3. No Monitoring of Content

Aupair Bureau does not control the content of any user's profile and does not have any obligation to monitor such content for any purpose. All content provided by a user of this site is the sole responsibility of that user, not Aupair Bureau or its subsidiary Aupair Bureau. We have no liability or responsibility for the inaccuracy or other unsuitability of information provided to us by Members. Members must only provide information in their Profiles which conforms to the guidelines set out in the Registration Form. Specifically no form of contact information is allowed to be entered other than specified fields in Registration process, namely Contact Details.

4. Social Networking Sites

Aupair Bureau reserves the right to remove the accounts of offending users from its Service, without notice and without refund, at its sole discretion, if any of the Terms of Conduct herein are found to have been violated on any other non-Aupair Bureau website.

5. Refund Policy

There are no refunds on memberships. Once Aupair Bureau has received membership payment, you are granted full access to either the Family or Candidate contact database, based on your selection. Paid memberships cannot be put on hold and "banked" for use at a later time. If you deactivate your account, your membership will expire. Aupair Bureau does not provide a pro-rated refund. Membership sales are final.

6. Account Deactivation Policy

Aupair Bureau reserves the right to deactivate and cancel your account based on the following conditions of non-use. In the event 60 days pass and you have not renewed your subscription, your account will be automatically deleted from the Aupair Bureau database and web site which means that your profile will not appear in the results of any searches and all your information will be lost.

7. Account Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your account at any time. Account cancellation is the sole responsibility of the account creator. Aupair Bureau does NOT automatically charge your credit card for membership renewals. If you wish to renew your membership, simply pay online prior to the expiration of your current membership.

8. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

8.1 DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY:

THIS SITE AND ALL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH IT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. AUPAIR BUREAU CANNOT IN ANY WAY BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR TRUTHFULNESS OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN ANY CANDIDATE, FAMILY OR AGENCY PROFILE. ANY ARRANGEMENTS MADE BETWEEN PARTIES IS SOLEY AT EACH PARTY'S DISCRETION, EXPENSE AND RISK. ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AUPAIR BUREAU DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE.

8.2 NO ENDORSEMENT OF MEMBER CONTENT:

YOU, THE USER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT AUPAIR BUREAU DOES NOT ENDORSE THE CONTENT OF ANY MEMBER AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY CONTENT, EVEN THOUGH IT MAY BE UNLAWFUL, HARASSING, LIBELOUS, PRIVACY INVADING, ABUSIVE, THREATENING, DISCRIMINATORY, HARMFUL, VULGAR, OBSCENE, OR OTHERWISE OBJECTIONABLE, OR THAT IT INFRINGES OR MAY INFRINGE THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHTS OF ANOTHER. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT AUPAIR BUREAU DOES NOT PRE-SCREEN ALL CONTENT, BUT THAT AUPAIR BUREAU AND ITS DESIGNEES WILL HAVE THE RIGHT (BUT NOT THE OBLIGATION) IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION TO REFUSE, EDIT, MOVE OR REMOVE ANY CONTENT THAT IS PUBLICLY AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICE.

8.3 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

YOU, THE USER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT AUPAIR BUREAU WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY HARMS, WHICH LAWYERS AND COURTS OFTEN CALL DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF AUPAIR BUREAU HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF GETTING SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY PRODUCTS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) THE DOWNLOAD OR UPLOAD OF ANY MATERIAL THROUGH AN AUPAIR BUREAU SITE (iv) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR DATA OR TRANSMISSIONS; (v) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANYONE USING THE SITE OR ON THE SERVICE; OR (vi) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE. THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS, WAIVERS AND LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.

8.4 INDEMNIFICATION:

YOU AGREE TO PROTECT AND FULLY COMPENSATE AUPAIR BUREAU AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY AND ALL THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS, LIABILITY, DAMAGES, EXPENSES AND COSTS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS FEES) ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, YOUR VIOLATION OF THE TERMS OR YOUR INFRINGEMENT, OR INFRINGEMENT BY ANY OTHER USER OF YOUR ACCOUNT, OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHT OF ANYONE.

9. Information provided by Members

Aupair Bureau is an information service only. Registration and use of any of our services does not create a relationship of agent, employer or employee between Members and New Au Pair Limited. Further, all matters which occur between Members, or between Members and other contacts made deriving directly or indirectly from information provided by this web site, are strictly outside the control or responsibility of New Au Pair Limited and New Au Pair Limited has no liability there for.

10. Third party Information

Aupair Bureau may provide links to third party web sites or contact details for other entities providing information, in order to assist users of our web site make informed decisions. For example we provide links to government sites giving information about visa requirements. Again we have no control over and accept no responsibility for any such links or information resources, nor do we warrant that any links work or are up to date. Aupair Bureau accepts no liability for any information gained from such links, or actions you take as a result.

11. Quality

To keep this site safe and family friendly, where it is brought to our attention that content provided is in any way illegal, racist, offensive, obscene, contravenes these Terms & Conditions, or is otherwise unsuitable, we will act immediately to remove it.

We shall be entitled to cancel and delete the membership of any registrant of the web site in our sole discretion. There will be no refunds.

11. Agency and Commercial Use

Agencies, other au pair and nanny websites, and any other organisations associated with the provision of au pair and/or nanny services, and any other persons or organisations wishing to use this site for commercial purposes, must select AGENCY Membership to register on aupairbureau.com (Aupair Bureau), except with the prior written authorisation of Aupair Bureau who can be contacted for this purpose by following this link (Contact Us). If any such person or organisation so registers without prior authorisation and agreement of contract, they will be deemed to have accepted an immediate fee of £1,000 in compensation to Aupair Bureau, such fee to become payable on date of their registration. Further, in such an event, their profile will be deleted immediately and if they have paid to become Members they will not be entitled to refund of any monies paid.

12. Acceptance of General Terms & Conditions

The user contract with us shall begin upon the earlier of the user:

  • is completing our registration process and confirming that the user has read and accepted these Terms; or
  • is viewing, accessing or using any service offered by us which does not require registration.

If a user doesn't agree with these Terms - for any reason - she/ he has to leave the Internet sites of Aupair Bureau immediately.

By accessing the service (with or without registering for the service) or latest visiting a second site the user accepts that she/ he is bound by the current Terms of service at the time of her/ his access. The user should therefore check these Terms each time she/ he uses any of the services. We suggest that she/ he prints out and keeps a copy of these Terms for her/ his records. These Terms shall apply to all of the services.

No legal right guarantees the use of the internet sites of Aupair Bureau.

By using the web site, Aupair Bureau, and/or by applying for or receiving membership services from Aupair Bureau, you acknowledge that you are bound by the terms and conditions set forth herein. All legal issues arising from or related to the use of this site or Aupair Bureau's services shall be construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales without regard to conflicts of law principles. These Terms & Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Aupair Bureau, Aupair Bureau with respect to the use of this site and any Aupair Bureau services. Aupair Bureau's failure to enforce any right or provision in these Terms & Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision or of any other rights or provisions in these Terms & Conditions. If a court should find that one or more rights or provisions set forth in these Terms & Conditions are invalid, you agree that the remainder of the Terms & Conditions shall be enforceable and that the invalid provision shall be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Aupair Bureau may change these Terms from time to time, so please check back periodically.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2009 18:20  


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