Website Terms of Use (version 22 August 2013)

www.bleedle.net is a Finnish-based privately owned online career portal for health and elderly care professionals, their employers and other stakeholders in the European Economic Area, Switzerland and beyond globally. We are not a recruitment agency.

1. Use of this Website

1.1. By using this Website through browsing, submitting comments, posting job ads and other actions you confirm that you accept these Terms of Use (“the Terms”) and you agree to comply with them. If you disagree with these Terms, you must not use this Website.

1.2. The Website is addressed to health and elderly care professionals (doctors, nurses, students of a related profession, other), their employers (hospitals, medical practices, nursing homes, other), as individuals or through their associations, and other actors in the health and elderly care sector (businesses providing products and services, authorities, other), in the European Economic Area, Switzerland, and beyond globally.

1.3. The use of this Website is free of charge. Exceptions, if any, are agreed bilaterally.

2. User conduct

2.1. You may use this Website and contact us in relation to the activities contemplated by it.

2.2. You may only use this Website in a professional, legal and ethical manner.

2.3. You must not communicate to or use this Website to damage its functionalities and contents or to get illegitimate access to other users’ data.

2.4. We reserve the right to pursue user conduct against the Terms and any applicable laws as necessary to protect the interests of our legitimate users and ourselves.

3. Privacy and personal data protection

3.1. We are committed to user privacy and personal data protection.

3.2. Your contact details (e-mail, phone, postal addresses) will only be used:

3.2.1. For the purpose for which you provided the details;

3.2.2. To inform you about our activities, unless you object to this by contacting us;

3.2.3. If required by law or to pursue any actions against illegitimate users.

3.3. This Website is using the service Google Analytics to analyse information about the use of this Website, which helps us understand user behaviour in order to improve the Website. Google Analytics has been widely used by recognized website operators globally for the same purpose. The information gathering is made possible through cookies, which are small data files placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit this Website. If you do not want this, you may disable cookies; further information how to do this and about cookies in general can be found e.g. at www.aboutcookies.org. Note that if you disable cookies, you may experience limitations in the use of this Website.

3.4. You may contact us at any time to request deletion of your personal data from our Website, distribution lists and other records. We will comply with your request without undue delay, unless to the extent to which we need to keep your data for legal or contractual purposes.

4. Posting content by Us

4.1. The information posted by us on this Website is of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity. Neither such published information nor answers to your questions should be considered as professional or legal advice, unless this is explicitly agreed with you.

4.2. If job postings on this Website are retrieved from the employers’ public websites, employer representatives (normally those given in the job ad) are contacted by us to ensure that the transfer of the job ad is in line with the employer’s interest. Employer requests to remove job ads from this Website are followed without undue delay. We strive to keep transferred job ads up to date through regular checks of the employer website.

5. Posting content by Users

5.1. Posting comments and other contents by users of this Website is subject to our activation. By posting contents you confirm that you have all necessary licences, copyrights or other rights in relation to these contents, so you are allowed to publish them on this Website.

5.2. Appropriate links from other websites to this Website are permitted. If you make such links, you are advised to contact us to inform about such intention or fact.

5.3. We reserve the right to remove user contents – also if previously activated by us – and to object to external links to this Website at any time.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

6.1. Contents generated by ourselves, such as country profiles and articles, are subject to our copyright. If you wish to use them for publication, you should contact us beforehand to get permission for use.

6.2. Any content you upload to this Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to interested third parties any such content, unless exceptions to this are agreed bilaterally in writing.

6.3. Permission for re-publication of user contents on this Website (texts, banners, job ads, other) by third parties is subject to the individual requirements of the users who provided the content.

6.4. Job ads on this Website shall not be copied or referred to – neither fully nor partly – on third party job portals without our explicit previous consent.

7. Disclaimer

7.1. Our goal is to keep the information on this Website timely and accurate and to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. However, we accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information on this Website, bugs, viruses, interruptions of service or other technical errors. The same applies to contents of other websites, to which this Website makes reference.

7.2. Our activation of user contents does not imply any acknowledgement of the accuracy of the user contents. Opinions expressed by users are not necessarily shared by us.

7.3. This disclaimer is not intended to limit our liability in contravention of any mandatory requirements laid down in applicable national law nor to exclude our liability for matters which may not be excluded under that law.

8. Miscellaneous

8.1. We may change these Website Terms of Use at any time without further notice to you by publishing respective updates.

8.2. We reserve the right at any time to add to, change or delete from this Website any functionality or content as may exist from time to time.

8.3. The Terms are subject to the laws of Finland, also with respect to non-regulated issues. Finnish courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction, subject to our right to bring proceedings against you for breach of the Terms in your country of residence or other countries as appropriate.

8.4. If any provision of these Terms should be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, this shall not affect validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

9. Contact

9.1. If you have any questions, requests, complaints or other issues, please contact us at any time via our contact form or by e-mail to info@bleedle.net.