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General terms and conditions of use

LEGAL NOTICES

Site publisher:

  • SYNERGIE BELGIUM nv
  • Head office: Desguinlei 88-90, 2018 Antwerp
  • Publishing Manager: Mister Jan Verbeke
  • Phone: +32 (0)3 293 21 24
  • SYNERGIE SERVICES nv
  • Head office: Desguinlei 88-90, 2018 Antwerp
  • Publishing Manager: Mister Jan Verbeke
  • Phone: +32 (0)3 293 21 24

Hereafter referred to as synergie

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE OF THE WEBSITES (T&C)

PREAMBLE:

SYNERGIE is a human resources management company, which specializes in temporary work, recruitment, training and consultancy.

To this end, it has the technical means, skills and resources enabling the User to access services, including the Websites. All the conditions of access and use of the aforementioned are governed by these General Terms and Conditions of Use.

ARTICLE 1- DEFINITIONS:

"General Terms and Conditions of Use or T&C" refers to the provisions stipulated herein governing access to and use of the Sites and its Services.

"Data" refers to all the information communicated by the User whether it be during his visit to the Sites or when registering as an applicant, as well as any information collected automatically through the Sites during his visit, and used for the purposes of improving the Sites.

"Sites" refers to the following Synergie Websites:

  • synergiejobs.be
  • synergiecareers.be
  • synergieconstruct.be
  • sandyou.be

"Services" refers to all services provided by Synergie on its Sites, directly or via a partner portal.

"User" refers to any individual or legal entity visiting the Sites, as well as all of the pages of the said sites, accessible directly or via a partner portal.

"Applicant" refers to any User who has completed and validated the registration form on the Sites and / or subscribers to partner portals.

ARTICLE 2 – PURPOSE:

2.1. The purpose of these General Terms and Conditions of Use is to set out the terms and conditions of use of the Sites and the Services available on the Sites that Synergie makes available to Users, as well as the relations between Synergie and the Users.

ANY CONNECTION TO THE SITES AUTOMATICALLY IMPLIES FULL AND UNRESERVED ACCEPTANCE OF THESE T&C BY THE USER.

The applicable T&C are those in effect at the time of each connection by the User to the Sites. The User is therefore, invited to take note of the T&C each time he visits the Sites.

These T&C may be amended by Synergie as needed. In this case, the User acknowledges that his use of the Sites after amendment of the T&C will automatically imply acceptance of the T&C thus amended.

2.2. If a User uses the Sites on behalf of an entity (e.g. association, company, foundation), he guarantees that he holds all the authorisations required to accept the T&C on behalf of the entity for which he is using the Sites. In this case, his access to the Sites will also imply unreserved acceptance of the T&C by the entity in question.

2.3 SYNERGIE exercises its activity in compliance with the ethical rules of practice of the profession, as well as with constitutional, legal and regulatory principles with regard to non-discrimination. For this reason, the positions and titles stated on the Sites are in the masculine form only for generic purposes.

ARTICLE 3 – WEBSITE DESCRIPTION:

The Websites provides access to various services offered by Synergie such as job offers and access to working world information ranging from employment contracts to information on diversity in the workplace. The Websites also allow Users to create an Applicant account to access to services reserved for Applicants.

Access to the Sites is free and Users may have access to general information relating to SYNERGIE.

However, the access to certain services offered by the Sites may be subject to prior registration of the User, identification and use of an Applicant account (hereinafter referred to “Applicant Account”.

ARTICLE 4 – CREATION OF AN APPLICANT ACCOUNT:

The Websites allow its Users to create an Applicant Account on which each User can have his own space, enabling him to manage his application and to send his resume to SYNERGIE for this to be considered by potential recruiters.

In order to do this, the User would have to fulfil the following conditions:

  • Be a natural person,
  • Complete his registration form on the Applicant Account and provide all the compulsory data asked of and mentioned to him.

If one of these conditions is not met, the creation of the Applicant Account could potentially be refused to the User.

An account is automatically created when applying or registering via the sites.

The Applicant can ask for the closing of his account at any moment whatsoever, in accordance with the procedure mentioned in Article 6.4.

ARTICLE 5 – SENDING OF A REQUEST FOR STAFF TO SYNERGIE

The Websites allows the Users searching for employees to send their request for staff to SYNERGIE thanks to an online form. SYNERGIE in turn, can communicate their needs or job offers to its agencies and candidates.

In order to do this, the User would have to fulfil the following conditions:

  • Be a natural or legal person,
  • Have the authorization of the company expressing requesting staff to send the index card corresponding to staff needs.

Failing this, the request for staff addressed to the Websites will not be treated by SYNERGIE.

ARTICLE 6 – PERSONAL DATA:

Synergie complies with the legislation applicable to personal data protection of Users and, in particular, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (General Data Protection Regulation, hereinafter "GDPR").

6.1 Data collected:

The data relating to Users that Synergie may collect are the following:

  • Data collected when creating an Applicant Account:
    The data are the following: civility, last name, first name, address, birth date, email address, phone number, resume and any included professional information. Some of these data are mandatory and are indicated by an asterisk. If the User does not provide them, he cannot access the services.
  • Data collected when sending a employee requirement:
    The data are the following: last name, first name, job, phone number and the email address of the User. Some of these data are mandatory and are indicated by an asterisk. If the User does not provide them, he cannot access the services.
  • Connection data collected during connection and use of the Sites

6.2 Purposes of processing the data:

The processing activity of such data is necessary in order to allow Users to:

  • access, use the Sites and obtain an answer to the message addressed to SYNERGIE;
  • and, for the Applicant Account :
    • to create, manage the Applicant Account, to access reserved services, and, more especially receive job alerts, manage their job applications in relation to offers available on the Sites and to receive notifications on the status of offers on which the Applicant has applied, invitations for tests to be carried out, …
    • to subscribe to receive job alerts from the Sites,

Data asked and collected on the Sites are necessary for the purpose of the Applicant’s recruitment.

Data are solely intended for the use of SYNERGIE and other companies that may be interested in the Applicant’s profile. Connexion data are used for statistical purposes such as the browsing of the Sites’s pages and any generated computer traffic.

6.3 Data storage duration:

The User’s Data are stored by SYNERGIE for the time required during the use of their Applicant Account and/or to the subscription to and the use of services made accessible to them by SYNERGIE.

6.4 User Rights with regard to data:

Each User has the right to the access, rectification, data portability and deletion of his Data pursuant to the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (General Data Protection Regulation, hereinafter "GDPR").

Each user may access and amend his data by completing the online form available at the following address : https://www.synergiejobs.be/en/request-rights

6.5 Cookies

Synergie may wish to install a cookie on the User’s computer in order to facilitate and improve his browsing of the Sites. For this purpose, the cookie collects browsing information from the User’s computer.

The User may accept or refuse the registration of cookies on his computer by amending his browser settings. The User should bear in mind that refusing cookies may sometimes block access to all or part of the Sites’s functionalities.

Information on the use of cookies is available from the publishers of the browser software.

ARTICLE 7 – USER’S DECLARATIONS AND OBLIGATIONS:

7.1 By accessing the Sites, the User acknowledges that:

  • He is aware of the principles that underlie the operation of the Internet and accepts its characteristics and limitations;
  • He is aware that Synergie cannot exercise any control over the nature and characteristics of the data accessible on the Internet and, therefore, Synergie cannot assume any liability that may arise directly or indirectly from these data;
  • He is aware that data circulating on the Internet cannot be completely protected from misuse and that, therefore, any communication is carried out at the User’s risk. It should be noted that Synergie has installed the suitable technical measures designed to protect data from any accidental loss or unauthorised access or circulation.
  • However, the Internet remains an open system and Synergie cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties will not be able to overcome these measures and access data;
  • He is aware of the fact that viruses may be introduced by third parties on the Internet and consequently acknowledges that it his responsibility to take all measures specific to protecting data store on his hardware; furthermore, the User agrees not to save a document containing a virus;

By using the Sites, the User assumes the risks relating to the completeness, accuracy and relevance of information.

7.2 When the User provides, saves or makes available to Synergie, its partners or other Users, material and information (e.g. Users’ information, resume, …) he agrees that the said material and information:

  • Are not contrary to and do not infringe the codes and laws in effect,
  • Do not contain viruses or software likely to harm the smooth running of the Sites or damage it,
  • Do not breach the rights of third parties,
  • Are not untrue, inaccurate or misleading,
  • Do not contain defamatory, offensive or violent material, or material that incites racial or ethnic hatred, or that is likely to undermine respect for human dignity or the protection of minors,
  • Are not detrimental to Synergie’s image.

7.3 The User shall hold neither Synergie and its partners liable to any legal action by any third party, nor to any financial risks and consequences thereof, arising from use of the Sites by the User or from breach by the User of the T&C or the regulatory provisions in effect.

7.4 The User must respect the operation of the Sites and the technical measures used to ensure the security of the Sites and access to the Sites. On this account, each User is forbidden from using any hardware or software likely to alter, impede or distort operation of the Services and of the Sites.

Any breach of this obligation may be punishable under both civil and criminal law. Furthermore, Synergie reserves the right to immediately delete or deactivate the account of a User who uses his account fraudulently or unlawfully or does not comply with these T&C.

ARTICLE 8 – SITE ACCESS:

Synergie endeavours to allow access to the Sites 24/7, except in the case of force majeure, including but not limited to social conflicts, civil or military authorities intervention, natural disasters, fires, water damage, telecommunications or electric network breakdown and also subject to any breakdowns and maintenance or upgrading of the Sites, without these interruptions entitling the User to compensation.

Furthermore, the User accepts that Synergie may be required to suspend the Sites and all or part of its Services at any time and without notice.

Synergie’s liability cannot be incurred in the event that it is impossible to access the Sites and/or use the Services, and Users waive any claim or legal action in this respect.

ARTICLE 9 – APPLICANT ACCOUNT AND USERNAME:

The User is solely and fully responsible for the use and communication of his username and password related to his Applicant Account. He therefore agrees to take all the necessary measures to ensure its complete safety and confidentiality, and not to reveal it to third parties in any way or in any form whatsoever. The User therefore, accepts entire responsibility to SYNERGIE for any actions taken from and under his account.

In case of loss or theft of one or many usernames, the User is solely responsible for any undesirable consequences that could result from such, and must inform SYNERGIE as soon as possible, by sending an email to the following address: info@synergiejobs.be.

ARTICLE 10 - HYPERLINKS:

The Sites may suggest to the User and/or Applicant hyperlinks which lead to other websites. The Sites link to these sites is considered to be a way of providing additional qualified information. Under no circumstances can Synergie be held liable for the content of these sites, which it does not publish. The User acknowledges that these third party or partner sites and services are completely independent from Synergie. Suggested redirection towards a third-party site cannot be considered as a recommendation, and Synergie is by no means liable for the editorial content provided on the Sites in question

ARTICLE 11 – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

11.1 General provisions:

The Sites are an indivisible whole. The information on it is reserved for exclusively personal use and must not be reproduced in whole or in part, nor communicated to third parties in any way whatsoever. All the data (text, sound or images) on the pages of the Sites are the exclusive property of Synergie.

Any reproduction, representation or circulation, for purposes other than personal, in full or in part of the content of this site on any medium or by any process whatsoever, is forbidden. Failure to comply with this constitutes an infringement pursuant to the Intellectual Property Code, likely to incur the civil and criminal liability of the infringing party.

11.2 Photo credits:

All rights reserved for photographs illustrating this Site.

11.3 Trademarks:

It is strictly forbidden, to use or reproduce the “Synergie” trademark and/or its logo, alone or in association, in any capacity whatsoever, and in particular for the purposes of advertising, without the prior written agreement of Synergie.

ARTICLE 12- LIABILITY RESTRICTION:

The information contained on the Sites is given purely for information purposes and the services and Site are provided in the state they are found. For this reason, the liability of Synergie cannot be incurred and it provides no guarantee, either explicit or implicit, and assumes no liability relating to use of this information, the Services or the Sites.

The User acknowledges that neither Synergie, nor any of its subsidiaries, nor the members of the Synergie network, can be held liable for direct or indirect damage, and in particular economic loss, indirect financial loss, loss of data or programs, or financial loss, resulting from access, inability to access or use the Sites or any sites linked to it or due to interruption, suspension, modification or withdrawal of the Sites or one of its elements.

Furthermore, Synergie’s liability cannot be sought in the event of inaccessibility of the Sites, in particular during maintenance periods or in the event of a case of force majeure.

Moreover, Synergie does not guarantee that the information circulated on the Sites is exhaustive, current or pertinent, particularly concerning the existence or the availability of any job offer mentioned on this Site, nor the definitive terms or the duration of such. SYNERGIE makes no guarantee that an employer or a customer will propose a job interview to a User, nor that the User will be available or will correspond to their needs.

The User is informed that Synergie will provide any information enabling or facilitating the identification of any person found guilty of infringing the legislation or the rights of Synergie or a third party on request of an authority or court, such as the IP address and connection times.

In the event that Synergie’s liability is legally sought due to a breach by a User of the obligations incumbent upon him, Synergie may give third-party notice to such User.

The User acknowledges that he is solely liable for use of the Sites, the information and the services accessible via the Sites.

ARTICLE 13 – APPLICABLE LAW:

BOTH THIS SITES AND ITS SERVICES AND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THEIR USE ARE GOVERNED BY BELGIAN LAW, IRRESPECTIVE OF THE PLACE OF USE.

If any of the stipulations of these T&C is deemed null or invalid by any authority or court, it will be deemed unwritten and will not result in nullity of the other provisions, which will remain in effect.

ARTICLE 14 – APPLICABLE COURT:

BY USING THE SITES, THE USER ACCEPTS THESE T&C. ANY DISPUTE ARISING FROM USE OF THIS SITE AND THE SERVICES IT OFFERS OR FROM CIRCULATION OF THE INFORMATION IT CONTAINS WILL COME UNDER THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE ANTWERP COURTS AND IN APPLICATION OF BELGIAN LAW.