TERMS OF USE

Interchain Foundation (“Interchain” hereafter also referred to as “we”) is an independent foundation organized under the laws of Switzerland and domiciled at Baarerstrasse 6, 6340 Baar.  Our mission is promoting and developing new technologies and applications, especially in the fields of new open and decentralized software architectures. A dominating but not exclusive focus is set on the promotion and development of the Cosmos Network and the related technologies.

For the purpose of promoting and enhancing the Cosmos network, we operate this online Job Board (“Website”) which facilitates the matching between talents who are seeking full-time, part time and/or freelance work opportunities (“Applicants”) and employers who are offering work opportunities (“Recruiters”). Applicants, Recruiters and other users of the online Job Board are jointly referred to as “Users”. Any Users who are making available content on the Website (e.g. job opportunities, curriculum) are referred to as “Contributors”.

  • Applicability of these Terms and Conditions

The relationship between the Users of the Website and us is governed by these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use apply to the User’s use of the Website and to all services provided by us to the User through this Website. It does not apply to any other products or services provided by us. These Terms of Use may be updated from time to time without prior notice. Amendments become effective at the time of their publication on the Website. Any terms and conditions proposed by the User shall not apply between the User and us. 

By visiting and using the Website, you as a User acknowledge that you have read, understood, and that you agree to these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated by reference.

  • The Website and our services
    • The Website’s Service

We operate the Website for the purpose of facilitating the matching between Recruiters and Applicants under the domain ‘https://jobs.cosmos.network’ (“Job Board”). 

The services provided by us on this Website are limited to the provision of the online Job Board as a platform infrastructure service. Recruiters are entitled to use the Job Board to communicate job opportunities to the community and Applicants are entitled to publish their CV and to apply for job opportunities.   

We are under no obligation to accept any individual as a Contributor and may accept or reject any contribution of a Contributor in our sole and complete discretion. In addition, we may cancel a contribution or job advertisement at any time, including, without limitation, if we determine that a Contributor has violated these Terms of Use.

  • Our Role in the Job Board

We are not involved in the relationship between the Applicants and Recruiters and are not an agent, party or representative of a party, but are the sole operator of the Website and make this Job Board available to the Users. Unless explicitly indicated by us, we are also not involved in the matching between Recruiters and Applicants.

Any contracts Recruiters and Applicants are concluded and fulfilled without our participation. We, our representatives, employees and auxiliary persons are in no way responsible for the fulfillment of any contracts, successful employments or legitimacy of the contributions and job advertisements on the Website. We do not act as an employment agency.

  • Account Registration

In order to be able to contribute on the Website and post your resume or job advertisements, you must create an account by providing truthful and accurate data prescribed by the registration form (“Registration Information”), and actively agree to the present Terms and Conditions. You are solely responsible for the accuracy of your Registration Information.

To verify your e-mail address, we will send you a confirmation link by e-mail. With the creation of an account on the Website, a contractual relationship between the account holder and Interchain is established. We do not have any obligation to check the registrations and their accuracy. 

Depending on the purpose of your account, you may be interested to enter further data your account, such as e.g. your first name and last name, title(s), information about your previous professional career, your education background, your contact details, as well as a photo; and to use the tools and services offered by us for registered users, such as claiming a job.

  • Lawful use of the WeBSITE

By using the Website and creating an account on the Website, you agree and warrant that you are solely responsible for providing and maintaining correct and truthful information about yourself, your resume, your job offerings, your projects or any other of your contribution on the Website and not to infringe any third party rights in your contributions. You represent and warrant that you are legally authorized to contribute such information without violating any third-party rights or applicable laws. You agree that we will not be held responsible for any damages and losses you or any other third party may suffer in connection with the lawfulness and truthfulness of any of your contributions on the Website and you will indemnify us for any damages and losses it may suffer in connection with your contributions.   

If you advertise job opportunities or projects on behalf of a Recruiter you represent and warrant that you have obtained the Recruiter’s consent, where necessary, to advertise and disclose the name of the Recruiter and the details of the job opportunity or project in question. You agree that we will not be held responsible for any claims arising out of the advertisement of your Job Contributions and you will indemnify us for any damages and losses we may suffer in connection with your Job Contributions.

By creating an account on the Website, you agree and warrant to only providing accurate and truthful Registration Information. You agree that we will not be held responsible and you will not hold us responsible for any unauthorized access to the Website or your account or any resulting harm you may suffer. In addition, you agree that you will not permit any other party to have access to your login credentials and will not hold us responsible for any actions taken by individuals unauthorized to access your account.

By accessing and/or using the Website, you agree and warrant that you will comply with all applicable laws and these Terms of Use in your use of the Website and do not use the Website and its tools for any unlawful purpose, and that you will not interfere with or attempt to interrupt the proper operation of the Website by the use of any virus, device, information collection or transmission mechanism, software or routine, or access or attempt to gain access to any data, files, or passwords related to the Websites through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means. We reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to deny or suspend you access to the Website, or any portion of the Job Board, without notice.

  • Intellectual Property Rights

All intellectual property and other rights to the Website are owned by us or an affiliated company. Visiting and using the Website does not result in any transfer of any rights to you. The Website may contain material, such as videos, photographs, software, text, graphics, images, sound recordings, and other material provided by or on behalf of us (collectively referred to as the “Interchain’s Content”).  Interchain’s Content may be owned by us or third parties.  Unauthorized use of Interchain’s Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws and will be prosecuted.

Users may view all publicly available Interchain’s Content for their own personal, non-commercial use.  No other use is permitted without our  prior written consent. We retain all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to Interchain’s Content.  You may not sell, transfer, assign, license, sublicense, or modify Interchain’s Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, make a derivative version of, distribute, or otherwise use Interchain’s Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose.  The use or posting of Interchain’s Content on any other website, social media page, or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is expressly prohibited.

By contributing to the Website, you may use material, such as videos, photographs, software, text, graphics, images, sound recordings, and other material (collectively referred to as the “User’s Content”). You represent and warrant that you own all rights or are licensed to use in connection with the use of User’s Content and that none of the User’s content infringe any third-party rights under any applicable law. You agree that we will not be held responsible for damages or losses you or any other third party may suffer in connection with the use of the User’s Content and you will indemnify us for any damages and losses it may suffer in connection with the provision of your User’s Content.

  • Limitation of Liability

We provide the Website online on an “as is” basis and cannot guarantee an uninterrupted or error-free operation of the Website. 

We exclude our liability (including the liability for its auxiliary persons, employees, suppliers and subcontractors) for all claims arising from or in connection with the use of the Website to the greatest extent legally possible, in particular for damages due to transmission errors, technical defects, data losses, interruptions or disturbances. 

We are not a party to the contract between a Recruiter and a Contributor unless otherwise explicitly stated. We are not liable for claims arising from or in connection with the respective employment contracts and does not guarantee that the published jobs or projects will be read or applied for respectively lead to successful job placements. 

  • External Links

The Website may provide links or references to other websites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for the content of such websites and shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from access to such websites. Any links to other websites are provided only as a convenience to the users of this website. We do not express an opinion on the content or the properties of such linked websites and disclaims any liability in connection therewith.

  • Transfer of rights

We reserved the right to transfer some or all of its rights and obligations under these Terms of Use to a third party or to have them exercised by a third party.

  • Severability clause

Should individual provisions of these Terms of Use be wholly or partially void and/or ineffective, the validity and/or effectiveness of the remaining provisions or parts of such provisions shall remain unaffected. The invalid and/or ineffective provisions shall be replaced by such provisions that correspond to the meaning and purpose of the invalid and/or ineffective provisions in a legally effective manner.

  • Applicable Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of Switzerland without regard to its conflict of law’s provisions.

Any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms of Use shall be, unless otherwise required by law, exclusively and finally determined by the ordinary courts of the place of incorporation of Interchain Foundation. 

If you have any questions or comments about these Terms of Use or the Cosmos Network as such, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Interchain Foundation

Baarermattstrasse 6

6340 Baar

Switzerland

hello@interchain.io