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Talent Alliance Terms and Conditions of Participation

 

Terms and Conditions of Participation

Thanks for choosing to be a part of the Cleveland Talent Alliance!  We here at the Cleveland Talent Alliance (“Talent Alliance”) want you to have the best experience possible, which is subject to these Terms and Conditions of Participation (“Terms”). These Terms set out the rules and conditions governing your engagement with the Talent Alliance.  Please take a moment to read these Terms and please let us know if you have any questions regarding their meaning or application.   If you do not agree to these Terms, please contact us immediately and we will remove you from the program.
 

1. WHAT IS THE PROGRAM?

The Cleveland Talent Alliance (the “Program”) has embarked on an innovative project to attract more people to live and work in The Land. A key part of this project hinges on connecting newcomers to welcoming residents - namely, YOU. The newly created Move to Cleveland website will showcase to potential and new residents all that makes our city great.
 
Before you can participate in our Program, you will need complete an application giving us enough information to process your request to be a part of the Program (the “Application”). Once we have a completed Application from you, that’s where we come in. Our software will sort people into lists based on where they would like to live and/or what topics they’d like more information about. From there, we’ll assign them to a “Resident Ambassador” with local knowledge to answer their questions.

2. NEWCOMERS

On the Program website, prospective residents (“Newcomers”) can fill out a series of short forms, answering questions about:
  • What kind of job and industry they’re interested in
  • Community and lifestyle preferences; and
  • Hobbies and interests
 
You can complete an application here: Find and Ambassador.  By completing an Application with us, you authorize us to access, display and use certain information you provide to us as a part of your interacting with us and other users. For more information about what information we use and how we use it, please check out our Privacy Policy.
 

3. RESIDENT AMBASSADORS

To be considered as a Resident Ambassador you must:
  • be at least 18 years old;
  • not have been found to have breached these Terms in the past; and
  • currently reside in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, or Ashtabula counties.
To be considered as a Newcomer and be matched with a Resident Ambassador you must:
  • be at least 18 years old;
  • not have been found to have breached these Terms in the past; and
  • currently reside outside of Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, or Ashtabula counties or recently located to one of these counties in the last 24 months.
You can complete an application here: Become an Ambassador.  By completing an Application with us, you authorize us to access, display and use certain information you provide to us as a part of your interacting with us and other users. For more information about what information we use and how we use it, please check out our Privacy Policy.

4. PROGRAM TERMS

Note that your compliance with these Terms is very important.  If you end up violating them, we may (at our sole discretion) to terminate or suspend your enrollment in the Program.  We may also employ measures, including technological, operational, legal or other means available to enforce the Terms, at any time without incurring any liability and without prior notice to you.

By choosing to participate in the Program, you may be provided with personal information such as a person’s name, age, contact information, work experience, or other identifying information (“Personal Information”). Your Personal Information may also be shared with third parties.

In your enrollment into the Program, you agree to:
  • comply with all applicable laws, including without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, anti-spam laws, equal opportunity laws and regulatory requirements;
  • use your real identity and not attempt to misguide or misinform others; and
  • use the Program services in a responsible and safe manner.
You further agree not to:
  • act in an unlawful, in any way that would be detrimental to us or other users, including, without limitation, acts of dishonesty, abuse, discrimination or hatefulness.
  • use any information provided to you through the Program to “stalk,” harass, abuse, defame, threaten or defraud others in the Program; violate the privacy or other rights of others; or collect, attempt to collect, store, or disclose without permission the location or personal information about others;
  • misrepresent your identity, your current or previous positions, qualifications or affiliations with a person or entity;
  • disclose information that you do not have the explicit right to disclose; or
  • create or operate any manner of dishonest or deceitful scheme or otherwise engage in fraud.
We want all of our Newcomers and Resident Ambassadors to have a safe, fun and rewarding experience in the Program and will not tolerate any Newcomer or Resident Ambassador harming or attempting to harm other participants. Therefore, you can report any abuse or complain about any communication you may have through the Program by contacting Sara Greicius at sgreicius@destinationcle.org and explaining what you’re experiencing (please be prompt and specific so we can attempt to help).

We always want you to be safe and secure.  With that said, we are simply not your best, first option to respond and/or resolve emergency situations!  If you ever feel in personal danger or feel that your safety is at risk, please call your local safety authorities (e.g., police or security).  Let us know about the problem after you have done that and will take whatever measures we can to help address the underlying situation on our end.
 

5. OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Talent Alliance may provide you with materials to improve your experience in the Program (“Documentation”).  All trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, slogans and other indicia of origin contained in the Documentation are the property of Destination Cleveland, its licensors, suppliers or other third parties and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Destination Cleveland or the applicable trademark holder. You may not use any trademark, service mark, trade name, logo, slogan or other indicia of origin of Destination Cleveland or its licensors, suppliers or other third parties without our, or their, prior written permission. In addition, the look and feel of the Documentation, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, are the trademark, service mark, and/or trade dress of Destination Cleveland and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Documentation are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by us.

Subject to your strict adherence to this Section, we grant you a non-exclusive, limited, personal, non-transferable, revocable, license to access and use the Documentation, without any right to sublicense, so long as you agree to the following:
  • You will not use, sell, modify, or distribute the Documentation except as permitted by us and any such use will be incompliance with applicable law and regulation; and
  • You will not create any works based the Documentation or attempt to commercially exploit the Documentation, in whole or in part, in any way.
We explicitly reserve all other rights to the Documentation.

6. DISCLAIMER

THE PROGRAM AND DOCUMENTATION ARE ALL PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

SHOULD APPLICABLE LAW NOT PERMIT THE FOREGOING EXCLUSION OF EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THEN WE GRANT THE MINIMUM EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS SECTION.

ADDITIONALLY, WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES THAT THE PROGRAM WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, OR THAT THE INFORMATION NEWCOMERS OR RESIDENT AMBASSADORS PROVIDED TO US THROUGH VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE IS CORRECT, ACCURATE, OR RELIABLE. YOUR USE OF THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE PROVIDE TO YOU OR THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

TALENT ALLIANCE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR ENGAGEMENT IN THE PROGRAM OR FOR THE ACTIONS OF OTHER WITH WHOM YOU MAY EXCHANGE INFORMATION OR HAVE CONTACT. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER MEMBERS. TALENT ALLIANCE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT OF ANY MEMBER IN THE PROGRAM. TALENT ALLIANCE DOES NOT CONDUCT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS ON ITS MEMBERS IN THE PROGRAM. TALENT ALLIANCE IS ALSO NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTIVITIES OR LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR USE IN LOCATIONS WHICH MAY ATTEMPT TO CRIMINALIZE OR LIMIT YOUR PERSONAL INTERACTIONS. YOU MUST MAKE YOUR OWN INFORMED DECISIONS ABOUT YOUR ENGAGEMENT THROUGH THE PROGRAM AND ASSESS ANY POTENTIAL ADVERSE CONSEQUENCES.

THE FOREGOING SHALL APPLY EVEN IF WE WERE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOU BECOME DISSATISFIED IN ANY WAY WITH THE PROGRAM, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO STOP YOUR ENGAGEMENT IN THE PROGRAM.

YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF YOUR ENROLLMENT IN THE PROGRAM. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN TYPES OF DAMAGES, THESE PROVISIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY PORTION OF THIS LIMITATION ON LIABILITY IS FOUND TO BE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).
 

7. INDEMNITY

All the actions you make and information you share remain your responsibility. Therefore, you agree to indemnify, defend, release, and hold us, and our partners, licensors, affiliates, contractors, officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, harmless, from and against any third party claims, damages (actual and/or consequential), actions, proceedings, demands, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) suffered or reasonably incurred by us arising as a result of, or in connection with:
  • your access to Personal Information provided through the Program;
  • any breach of these Terms by you;
  • any negligent acts, omissions or willful misconduct by you; and
  • your violation of any law or of any rights of any third party.
We retain the exclusive right to settle, compromise and pay any and all claims or causes of action which are brought against us without your prior consent. If we ask, you will co-operate fully and reasonably as required by us in the defense of any relevant claim.

8. MISCELLANEOUS

Talent Alliance has taken reasonable steps to ensure the currency, availability, correctness and completeness of the information shared through the Program and provides that information on an “as is”, “as available” basis. Talent Alliance does not give or make any warranty or representation of any kind about the information contained or shared through the Program, whether express or implied. Enrollment and use of the Program and the Documentation is at your sole risk.

We might have to modify these Terms and reserve the right to revise, amend or change the Terms at any time (each, a “Revision”). If we do this then the Revisions will be posted on this page and we will indicate the Effective Date of the updates at the bottom of the Terms. We may or may not notify you of Revisions. You should regularly check this page for notice of any Revisions.

Your continued enrollment in the Program following any Revision constitutes your acceptance of any Revisions and you will be legally bound by the new updated Terms.

If, for any reason, any of the Terms are declared illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of a competent jurisdiction, then to the extent that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from the Terms and the remainder of the Terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.  You agree that the Terms and your use of the Program shall be solely governed by the laws of the state of Ohio, without regard to any provisions governing the conflict of laws and that any disputes arising from your participation in the Program will be resolved in appropriate venue located in Cleveland, Ohio.

No failure or delay in exercising any right, power or privilege under the Terms shall operate as a waiver of such right or acceptance of any variation of the Terms and nor shall any single or partial exercise by either party of any right, power or privilege preclude any further exercise of the right or the exercise of any other right, power or privilege.

By submitting your Personal Information, you agree to the transfer of your Personal Information to, and storage and processing of your Personal Information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
 
The Terms were last updated on: October 1, 2023