Terms and conditions of use.
WEB SITE USE AGREEMENT FOR TRUEBLUEINC.COM WEB SITE
THIS VERSION IN EFFECT SINCE DECEMBER 18, 2007.
THIS AGREEMENT GOVERNS YOUR USE OF THE TRUEBLUEINC.COM WEB SITE AND THE CONTENT, INFORMATION AND SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEB SITE. IT EXEMPTS TRUEBLUE INC. AND OTHER PERSONS FROM LIABILITY OR LIMITS THEIR LIABILITY AND CONTAINS OTHER IMPORTANT PROVISIONS THAT YOU SHOULD READ.
EACH TIME YOU USE THE WEB SITE, THIS AGREEMENT AS IT THEN READS WILL GOVERN YOUR USE. ACCORDINGLY, WHEN YOU USE THE WEB SITE YOU SHOULD CHECK THE DATE OF THIS AGREEMENT (WHICH APPEARS AT THE TOP OF THIS AGREEMENT) AND REVIEW ANY CHANGES SINCE THE LAST VERSION.
1. YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT This is an Agreement between you and all persons you represent (and for purposes of this Agreement, "person" includes natural persons and any type of incorporated or unincorporated entity) and TrueBlue Inc. ("TrueBlue"), and governs your use of the TRUEBLUEINC.COM web site and the content, information and services provided through the TRUEBLUEINC.COM web site (collectively the "Web Site"). This Agreement also provides benefits to TrueBlue's affiliates, service providers, suppliers and sub-contractors, including various TrueBlue subsidiaries (collectively "Affiliates and Providers").
Each time you use the Web Site you signify your acceptance and agreement, and the acceptance and agreement of all persons you represent, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by this Agreement, and you represent and warrant that you have the legal authority to agree to and accept this Agreement on behalf of yourself and all persons you represent. If you do not agree with each provision of this Agreement, or you are not authorized to agree to and accept this Agreement, you may not use the Web Site.
2. SCOPE OF THIS AGREEMENT
This Agreement and all other agreements that you or any persons you represent have with TrueBlue or Affiliates and Providers (now or in the future) together constitute the entire agreement regarding your access to and use of the Web Site, and supersede all previous agreements (written, oral or otherwise) regarding your access to and use of the Web Site. In the event of any inconsistency or conflict between the provisions of this Agreement and the provisions of any other agreement that you or any persons you represent have with TrueBlue or Affiliates and Providers (now or in the future), the provisions of this Agreement shall govern regarding your access to and use of the Web Site.
3. CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT
4. PERMISSION TO USE THE WEB SITE
5. WEB SITE COMMUNICATIONS AND ORDERS
By activating certain links, including order-related links, you may be automatically connected with web sites operated by Affiliates and Providers. If you use the Web Site to initiate communication regarding your staffing needs, the information you submit may be disclosed to, and processed and responded by, Affiliates and Providers.
All communications you submit through the Web Site or e-mail must be true, accurate and complete. TrueBlue and Affiliates and Providers will rely upon the truth, accuracy and completeness of the communications you submit through the Web Site. If you submit any incorrect or incomplete communications, or if any communications are damaged or distorted during transmission to TrueBlue, you and all persons you represent will be liable for any loss, damage or additional costs that you, TrueBlue, Affiliates and Providers, or other persons may incur as a result.
You authorize TrueBlue and Affiliates and Providers to: (a) accept communications that they receive from you by means of the Web Site or e-mail as if those communications had been given directly by you in writing and signed by you; (b) disclose your communications to any Affiliates and Providers, and TrueBlue workers by means of the Web Site, e-mail or other communications; and (c) respond to your communications by means of Internet communications, e-mail or other communications. Communications you send to TrueBlue by means of the Web Site or e-mail are not effective unless and until they are processed by the responsible TrueBlue representative.
TrueBlue may refuse to process any communications sent to TrueBlue by means of the Web Site or e-mail, or may reverse the processing of any communications sent to TrueBlue by means of the Web Site or e-mail, at any time in TrueBlue's discretion, and without any notice or liability to you or any other person, including, without limitation, if: (a) TrueBlue cannot process the communications; (b) the communications violate any provision in this Agreement or any other agreement that you or any other person may have with TrueBlue; (c) TrueBlue considers that the communications conflict with any other instructions or agreements with you or any person you represent; or (d) there is an operational failure or malfunction in connection with the transmission of the communications.
Communications that are submitted to Mr. Steven C. Cooper through the Web site may be answered by other staff, rather than by Mr. Cooper personally.
7. NO ADVICE
8. DISCLAIMER, LIABILITY EXCLUSION, LIABILITY LIMITATION, RELEASE AND INDEMNITY
DISCLAIMER YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEB SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, AND WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, PERFORMANCE, DURABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS, ALL OF WHICH ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED BY TRUEBLUE AND THE AFFILIATES AND PROVIDERS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THERE WILL NOT BE ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS CREATED BY A COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR TRADE USAGE. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING, CONFIGURING AND MAINTAINING ALL COMPUTER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, TELEPHONE SERVICES, AND OTHER EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES NECESSARY FOR YOU TO USE THE WEB SITE.
THE INTERNET IS NOT A SECURE MEDIUM, MAY BE SUBJECT TO INTERRUPTION AND DISRUPTION, AND INADVERTENT OR DELIBERATE BREACHES OF SECURITY AND PRIVACY. THE OPERATION OF THE WEB SITE MAY BE AFFECTED BY NUMEROUS FACTORS BEYOND TRUEBLUE'S CONTROL. THE OPERATION OF THE WEB SITE MAY NOT BE CONTINUOUS OR UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE OR PRIVATE.
TRUEBLUE AND THE AFFILIATES AND PROVIDERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES SUFFERED BY YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON AS A RESULT OF ANY FAILURE OR REFUSAL BY TRUEBLUE TO GIVE EFFECT TO, OR FOR ANY FAILURE OR DELAY BY TRUEBLUE IN RECEIVING, ACCESSING, PROCESSING OR ACCEPTING, ANY COMMUNICATION SENT TO TRUEBLUE BY MEANS OF THE WEB SITE OR e-mail, OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES SUFFERED AS A RESULT OF THE OPERATIONAL FAILURE, MALFUNCTION, INTERRUPTION, CHANGE, AMENDMENT OR WITHDRAWAL OF THE WEB SITE OR e-mail SERVICES.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, TRUEBLUE AND THE AFFILIATES AND PROVIDERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR CONDITION THAT: (A) THE WEB SITE WILL BE COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR COMPUTER AND RELATED EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE; (B) THE WEB SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE OR WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR WILL BE FREE OF ERRORS OR THAT ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; (C) THE WEB SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (D) THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE WEB SITE OR DERIVED FROM THE WEB SITE WILL BE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, SEQUENTIAL, OR TIMELY; (E) CERTAIN OR ANY RESULTS MAY BE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEB SITE; (F) THE USE OF THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING THE BROWSING AND DOWNLOADING OF ANY INFORMATION, WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, WORMS OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE OR DISRUPTIVE COMPONENTS; OR (G) THE USE OF THE WEB SITE WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS (INCLUDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS) OF ANY PERSON; AND TRUEBLUE AND THE AFFILIATES AND PROVIDERS DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY REGARDING SUCH MATTERS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
LIABILITY EXCLUSION TRUEBLUE AND THE AFFILIATES AND PROVIDERS WILL NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PRODUCTION, LOSS OF INCOME OR PROFITS (ANTICIPATED OR OTHERWISE), LOSS OF MARKETS, ECONOMIC LOSS, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE OR EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR UNDER ANY OTHER THEORY OF LAW OR EQUITY, ARISING FROM, CONNECTED WITH, OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE WEB SITE BY YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON, AND REGARDLESS OF ANY NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER FAULT OR WRONGDOING BY TRUEBLUE OR ANY AFFILIATE OR PROVIDER OR ANY PERSON FOR WHOM TRUEBLUE OR AN AFFILIATE OR PROVIDER MAY BE RESPONSIBLE, AND NOTWITHSTANDING THAT TRUEBLUE OR ANY AFFILIATE OR PROVIDER MAY HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGES BEING INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON.
The exclusion of certain warranties and the exclusion of certain liabilities are prohibited by legislation in some jurisdictions. Such legislative limitations may apply to you.
LIABILITY LIMITATION WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT WILL TRUEBLUE OR ANY OF THE AFFILIATES AND PROVIDERS' TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY CLAIMS, PROCEEDINGS, LIABILITIES, OBLIGATIONS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND COSTS, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR UNDER ANY OTHER THEORY OF LAW OR EQUITY, AND REGARDLESS OF ANY NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER FAULT OR WRONGDOING BY TRUEBLUE OR ANY AFFILIATE OR PROVIDER OR ANY PERSON FOR WHOM TRUEBLUE OR ANY AFFILIATE OR PROVIDER IS RESPONSIBLE, EXCEED $100 (US) OR THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO TRUEBLUE FOR THE USE OF THE WEB SITE, WHICHEVER IS LESS.
The limitation of certain liabilities is prohibited by legislation in some jurisdictions. Such legislative limitations may apply to you.
RELEASE YOU HEREBY RELEASE, REMISE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE EACH OF TRUEBLUE AND THE AFFILIATES AND PROVIDERS AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE FRANCHISEES, PARTNERS, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS, SUBCONTRACTORS, LICENSORS AND LICENSEES, AND ALL OTHER RELATED, ASSOCIATED, OR CONNECTED PERSONS FROM ANY AND ALL MANNER OF RIGHTS, CLAIMS, COMPLAINTS, DEMANDS, CAUSES OF ACTION, PROCEEDINGS, LIABILITIES, OBLIGATIONS, LEGAL FEES, COSTS, AND DISBURSEMENTS OF ANY NATURE AND KIND WHATSOEVER AND HOWSOEVER ARISING, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, WHICH NOW OR HEREAFTER EXIST, WHICH ARISE FROM, RELATE TO, OR ARE CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE.
INDEMNITY YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF TRUEBLUE AND THE AFFILIATES AND PROVIDERS AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE FRANCHISEES, PARTNERS, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS, SUBCONTRACTORS, LICENSORS AND LICENSEES, AND ALL OTHER RELATED, ASSOCIATED, OR CONNECTED PERSONS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "INDEMNIFIED PARTIES") HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, EXPENSES AND COSTS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION REASONABLE LEGAL FEES AND EXPENSES, INCURRED BY THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM OR DEMAND ARISING OUT OF, RELATED TO, OR CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE OR YOUR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT. YOU WILL ASSIST AND COOPERATE AS FULLY AS REASONABLY REQUIRED BY THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES IN THE DEFENSE OF ANY CLAIM OR DEMAND. ADVICE AND INFORMATION PROVIDED BY TRUEBLUE OR THE AFFILIATES AND PROVIDERS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE REPRESENTATIVES, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, WILL NOT CREATE ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR CONDITION OR VARY OR AMEND THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER, LIABILITY EXCLUSION, LIABILITY LIMITATION, RELEASE AND INDEMNITY PROVISIONS, AND YOU MAY NOT RELY UPON ANY SUCH ADVICE OR INFORMATION.
FAIR ALLOCATION OF RISK AND LIABILITY.
YOUR ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THIS AGREEMENT REPRESENTS A FAIR ALLOCATION OF RISK AND LIABILITY.
9. OWNERSHIP AND PERMITTED USES OF THE WEB SITE
The Web Site may only be used in the manner described expressly in this Agreement. In particular, except as expressly stated otherwise in this Agreement, the Web Site may not be copied, imitated, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, modified, indexed, catalogued, mirrored or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, without the express prior written consent of TrueBlue.
The Web Site may be used only for lawful purposes. The Web Site may be accessed and used only using commercially available, SSL-capable Web browser software.
10. TRADEMARK INFORMATION
Any use of the trade names, trademarks, service marks and logos (collectively "Marks") displayed on the Web Site is strictly prohibited. Nothing appearing on the Web Site or elsewhere shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Marks displayed on the Web Site.
11. PERSONAL INFORMATION PRIVACY
12. OTHER SITES
13. LINKING, FRAMING, MIRRORING, AND DATA-MINING THE WEB SITE
14. TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THE WEB SITE
15. GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, or the breach thereof, shall be settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The arbitration will be before a single arbitrator. The place of arbitration will be Tacoma, Washington, United States of America. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you or TrueBlue may seek injunctive relief from an appropriate court located in Tacoma, Washington prior to or during the arbitration.
Any claim or cause of action you may have arising from, connected with, or relating to your use of the Web Site, this Agreement, or any related matters must be commenced within six (6) months after the claim or cause of action arises, after which time the claim or cause of action is forever barred, regardless of any statute or law to the contrary.
16. OTHER MATTERS
Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, the following provisions of this Agreement, and all other provisions necessary for their interpretation or enforcement, will survive indefinitely after the termination of this Agreement and remain in full force and effect and be binding upon the parties as applicable: 8 (Disclaimer, Liability Exclusion, Liability Limitation, Release, and Indemnity); 9 (Ownership and Permitted Uses of the Web Site); 11 (Personal Information Privacy); 12 (Other Sites); 14 (Termination); 15 (Governing Law and Dispute Resolution); and 16 (Other Matters). The provisions of this Agreement will inure to the benefit of and be binding upon each of TrueBlue and Affiliates and Providers and each of their respective successors and assigns and related persons, and you and your heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and personal representatives, and all persons you represent and their respective successors, assigns and related persons. You and the persons you represent may not assign this Agreement or the rights and obligations under this Agreement without the express prior written consent of TrueBlue, which may be withheld in TrueBlue's discretion. TrueBlue may assign this Agreement and its rights and obligations under this Agreement without your consent or the consent of any persons you represent.
No consent or waiver by any party to or of any breach or default by any other party in its performance of its obligations under this Agreement will be deemed or construed to be a consent to or waiver of a continuing breach or default or any other breach or default of those or any other obligations of that party. No consent or waiver will be effective unless in writing and signed by all parties.
You and any persons you represent (on the one hand) and TrueBlue and Affiliates and Providers (on the other hand) are independent contractors and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employment or franchise relationship is intended or created by this Agreement or your use of the Web Site.
The parties have expressly requested and required that this Agreement and all other related documents be drawn up in the English language.
Any rights not expressly granted by this Agreement are reserved to TrueBlue.
This Agreement is subject to change without notice.
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