Terms of Service (User Agreement)

Welcome and thanks for using Magnet.me! When you use our products and services, you're agreeing to our terms, so please make sure you carefully read this User Agreement in order for you to be fully informed of your rights and obligations as a user of our products and services.

1. Introduction

1.1 Mission

The mission of Magnet.me is to offer you a service that enables you to orientate yourself on the labour market in a clear, transparent and personal manner, gives you insight in your hiring potential and allows you to get in touch with potential employers, regardless of their size and/or recruitment spending and to offer employers the opportunity to attract the best interns and employees in order for them to let their enterprises grow. In order to realise this, we offer a range of services through our Website and mobile applications, so you can attract, organize and seize your opportunities on the labour market.

1.2 Scope

This is the User Agreement for the service called Magnet.me, which is provided by Magnet.me B.V. whose registered office is at Goudsesingel 200, Rotterdam, registered at the chamber of commerce of Rotterdam (the Netherlands), registrant number being 5297251 – though the url http://www.magnet.me. In compliance with the Dutch (Personal) Data Protection Act (“Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens” or “WBP”), the processing of personal data is filed with the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA, “College Bescherming Persoonsgegevens” or “CPB”) in The Hague, registrant number being 1554531.

2. Definitions

User Agreement:
This User Agreement of Magnet.me.
Magnet.me:
Magnet.me B.V. whose registered office is at Goudsesingel 200, Rotterdam, registered at the chamber of commerce of Rotterdam (the Netherlands), registrantnumber being 5297251.
Member:
A person who has created a Profile and therefore has access to the Website through his/her log in credentials.
Profile:
All of the information the Member provides and uploads onto the Website. This includes all background information as well as that uploaded into the Curiculum Vitae.
Website:
The complete technical infrastructure and all of its capabilities that are offered through the url http://www.magnet.me and the mobile application.
Login credentials:
The combination of the users email address and password that gives the Member access to the website and his/her Profile.
Employer:
The legal entity (often represented by a recruiter) that uses the website in order to get in touch with potential future employees for the purpose of recruitment, selection, and/or labor market communication.
Match:
The result of an automated process which assesses whether a Member sufficiently meets an Employer Profile and its designated criteria. This is done through certain calculation methods developed by Magnet.me.
Employer Profile:
A set of general and specific selection requirements selected by an Employer, incorporated in a certain model developed by Magnet.me.
Network Request:
An automated/manually sent invitation or request sent out by either an Employer or Member to join a particular employer network.
Company Profile:
A collection of information and/or data, including, but not exclusively photos, videos and other material that is being communicated by an Employer.
Magnetstore:
The section of the Website on which Magnet.me partners provide products that can be exchanged/purchased with Magnets.
Magnets:
Credits, which are awarded when completing certain actions such as introducing other students.

3. Relevance

3.1 Legally binding agreement

By creating a Profile, a Member enters legally binding agreement and agrees to be bound by this User Agreement.

3.2 Disagreement with terms

In the event that a Member does not agree with any of the terms in this User Agreement then he/she may submit a written request to Magnet.me for different provisions. This can also be done by sending an email to legal@magnet.me.

4. Services and limitation of liability

4.1 Disclaimer of any legal liability concerning communication between Members and Employers

Magnet.me does not regulate the communication between Members and Employers. Therefore Magnet.me has no control over the quality, safety, legality, integrity or accuracy of various parts of the Website. Magnet.me therefore does not accept any legal liability for any content of any communication and/or any information that is not provided by Magnet.me.

4.2 Disclaimer of any legal liability concerning the use of the Website

Magnet.me will not accept legal liability for any damages resulting from the use of the Website, including, but not limited to, an incorrect Match.

5. Profile

5.1 Being considered as Member

Creating a Profile happens by entering the information that is required in the registration from, which is accessible via the URL http://www.magnet.mehttps://oauth.magnet.me/sign-up?client_id=web-frontier&response_type=code and consequently clicking on the “Create Profile” button or “Sign up with Facebook”. From that moment on the person who completes this process is considered a Member.

5.2 Guarantee of accurate and true information

A Member warrants to Magnet.me a guarantee that all the information that a Member has entered in the registration form and/or uploaded on the Website, including, but not limited to the information entered in the CV section of the Member, is accurate and true. If Magnet.me has a valid reason to believe that the information provided by a Member is incomplete, untrue, misleading or incorrect, then it is entitled to delete the information, and if it so wishes, to terminate the Profile of the concerning Member entirely.

5.3 Restriction to create a Profile under someone else’s name

It is not allowed to create a Profile under someone else’s name unless this person has given permission.

5.4 Confidentiality of a Member’s password

A Member is responsible for the confidentiality of his/her password, which gives access to the Members account. It is not allowed for a Member to grant access to any third party organization under any circumstances.

5.5 Personal Profile

A profile is assigned to a designated individual person and is not transferrable.

5.6 Restriction type of users

Only students who are enrolled at a Dutch university or college (“hogeschool”) are entitled to create and maintain a Profile. Also, graduates of Dutch universities and colleges who have graduated no more than two years to date are allowed to create and maintain a Profile. In the event that Magnet.me has valid reason to believe that a Member does not meet either of these criteria, it has the right to terminate his/her Profile.

5.7 Profile termination

A Member may at any time terminate or deactivate his/her Profile by sending an e-mail requesting Profile termination or deactivation to info@magnet.me. The Profile will then be terminated or deactivated as soon as possible. Upon termination, Magnet.me will not save the Members data without his/her permission. Upon termination or deactivation the Member will receive a confirmation by email.

5.8 Profile termination by Magnet.me

Magnet.me has the right to terminate a Member’s Profile for no or any reason, at any time, with or without notice.

6. License / Access of Profile by Employers

6.1 License

By uploading or sending data to the Website, a Member grants Magnet.me an irrevocable, unconditional, worldwide, unlimited, perpetual and royalty-free license to use this data, or any part thereof, in any way it seems fit, in some or all media. Moreover, in doing so, a Member renounces his/her so-called moral or similar rights regarding the data. In the event that Magnet.me would sell or transfer its – or parts of its – business activities to a third party, Magnet.me has and maintains the right to also sell and/or transfer the Profile of any Member.

6.2 Access of Profile by Employers

By accepting a Network Request of an Employer, the Member agrees that his/her Profile is, from that moment on, accessible by the Employer and that the Employer may export, download and/or print his/her Profile. Also, the Member agrees that the Employer may send him/her messages, notifications, updates or other forms of communication with recruitment- and/or employer branding purposes.

6.3 No more access after leaving a network

In the event the Member leaves the network of an Employer, the Employer loses the right to access, export, download or print the Member’s Profile or send him/her messages, notifications, updates and/or other forms of communication.

6.4 No access when not in network

Employer of which a Member does not accept the Network Request, do not have access to the Profile of that Member, cannot export, download and/or print his/her Profile and cannot send send him/her messages, notifications, updates and/or other forms of communication.

7. Use of the Website

7.1 Entitlement to use the Website

A Member guarantees that he/she is entitled to make use of the Website (see article 5.6) and that the Member acts in compliance with this User Agreement. Moreover, a Member guarantees that he/she will at any time fulfil the commitments he/she made by agreeing to this User Agreement and will always act in compliance with the laws and rules governing the use of the Website.

7.2 Use is limited to labour market orientation

A Member is only entitled to make use of the Website for the purposes of labour market orientation as a potential future candidate, getting in touch and/or staying in touch with Employers and/or applying to jobs, internships, placements, events or any other opportunity an Employer is offering through the Website.

7.3 Not allowed to use the Website for commercial purposes

It is explicitly not allowed to use the Website for direct or indirect purposes. That includes using, exporting, saving, and/or processing contact details of Employers and/or any data and/or information displayed on an Employer’s Company Profile for any purpose other than the purposes that are described in article 7.2.

7.4 Not allowed to duplicate and/or make information public

A Member is only allowed to use the information he/she receives from either an Employer or Magnet.me for personal objectives. The information may not be used for any other purpose, including duplicating it or making the information public without prior written permission from Magnet.me.

7.5 Not allowed to use, “scrape”, “crawl” or “spider” the Website in an automatic or manual manner

The Website is meant to be used for personal objectives by normal browser-use. It is hence not allowed to use, “scrape”, “crawl”, “spider” the (data available on the) Website or to access the data on the Website through the use of other technology or software. Hyperlinks should lead directly to the context, within which Magnet.me offers content. It is also not allowed to circumvent and/or to remove any technical security on the Website or make this possible for others.

7.6 Responsibility for the information that is available on the Website

A Member accepts that he/she carries the responsibility for the content and nature of all information that he/she fills out, uploads and/or communicates on the Website.

7.7 Other restrictions regarding the use of the Website

Regardless any other terms of this User Agreement, a Member is not permitted to use the Website:
(i) for any unlawful cause;
(ii) in any way resulting in a diminished functionality of the Website or that may cause damage to the functionality of the Website;
(iii) for spreading, sending or uploading computer viruses or other files or software that cause damage to the Website, other Members and/or Employers;
(iv) for spreading, sending or uploading material that is slanderous, insulting, obscene or threatening of nature or that may lead to irritation, inconvenience or unnecessary commotion;
(v) in a way that results in an infringement of any right of any person or legal entity;
(vi) for spreading any material with the purpose of gaining publicity, promotion and/or advertising without the prior written permission of Magnet.me.

8. Intellectual Property Rights

8.1 Intellectual property rights

A Member acknowledges that all copyrights, trademarks en all other intellectual property rights that are part of the Website, that become and are property of Magnet.me, will remain property of Magnet.me or its license providers and are part of the copyrights, adjacent rights and database rights of Magnet.me and other applicable rights as trademarks.

8.2 Not allowed to download, copy, alter or make public

It is explicitly not allowed to download, copy, alter or make public any files, software and/or materials that are available on the Website for direct or indirect commercial purposes or for any purpose other than those described in article 7.2, unless prior written permission is given by Magnet.me.

8.3 Not allowed to copy, alter or use source code

It is not permitted to copy or alter the source code of the Website, to use it as the basis for any work or to try to retrieve the source code in any way or sell, vest, sub-license, transfer or establish any right on the information or source code.

9. Privacy

9.1 Bound by Privacy Policy

By using the Website, a Member is bound by our [Privacy Policy].

9.2 Permission to process data

A Member grants permission to Magnet.me to process the data that he/she fills out on- or uploads to the Website and to incorporate these into one or more files.

9.3 Processing of data by Magnet.me

The processing of data that is filled out on- or uploaded to the Website by a Member, by Magnet.me, is done in the context of, amongst other things, offering services of Magnet.me, the maintenance of the relationship between Magnet.me and the Member, the management of our technical infrastructure, the ability to fulfil our legal obligations, the execution of market studies, market- and user analysis, the improvement of our technical infrastructure and/or the usability of the Website.

9.4 Anonymous data collection about Website visits and user behaviour

Besides the processing of data that is filled out on- or uploaded to the Website by a Member, by Magnet.me for purposes described in article 9.3, data collection is done with regard to visits of the Website and the behaviour of a Member on the Website. This data is on the one side used for anonymous, statistical research and on the other side for adjusting the Website to the preferences of a Member as much as possible. The latter is, amongst other things, being done by the use of Cookies.

9.5 Permission sending notifications

A Member grants permission to Magnet.me to send messages to the email address that a Member has filled out on the Website, in the context of notifications of Employers and updates of any significance.

10. Magnetstore

Magnet.me offers Members the possibility to collect Magnets by performing certain actions, like introducing friends. Note: this possibility may be, at any time, temporarily unavailable.

10.1 Disclaimer of any legal liability for conflicts resulting from the relation between a Member and a supplier of products in the Magnetstore

Magnet.me is not liable for any conflict resulting from orders, communication or any other action that comes forth from the relationship between a Member and a supplier of products in the Magnetstore.

10.2 Not exchangeable or transferrable

Magnets are not exchangeable into cash and cannot be transferred.

10.3 Not possible to return items

After ordering an item in the Magnetstore, it is not possible to return the product in exchange for cash or for another product that is being offered in the Magnetstore. It is also not possible to return a product in exchange for Magnets.

10.4 Balance is not a debt to Member

A positive balance of Magnets is in no sense a debt of Magnet.me to a Member.

10.5 Balance is terminated when Profile is terminated

In the event a Member chooses to terminate his/her Profile, any outstanding balance of Magnets is also terminated.

10.6 Removal wrongfully obtained Magnets

In the event the balance of Magnets of a Member is – according to the conditions of the awarding of Magnets as communicated on the Website – wrongfully credited due to a technical error or due to any other reason, Magnet.me has the right to remove the wrongfully obtained Magnets of the balance of Magnets of the Member.

11. Applicable law, choice of court, void and voidable terms

11.1 Dutch law

Dutch law is applicable to all contracts and agreements that involve Magnet.me as party.

11.2 Choice of court

In the event of a conflict between a Member and Magnet.me that cannot be settled or concluded in any other way, the only designated court is the authorized court in Rotterdam.

11.3 Void or voidable term

In the event one or more terms of this User Agreement are void or voidable, the concerning term will be replaced by a valid provision that has the same effect.

12. Questions / complaints

If you have any questions or complaints, you can at all times contact Magnet.me by sending an email to info@magnet.me. We will respond to you as soon as possible.