TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THIS SITE
Please read the following information carefully. It contains the terms and conditions governing your access to and use of this site.
NCcareers.org (“NCcareers”) is a one-stop career information system providing comprehensive career information, resources and services that enable North Carolinians to make successful education and career decisions. NCcareers is operated by the NCcareers Governance Committee and is the product of a collaboration between North Carolina state agencies and state education associations that is designed to meet the common occupational information, education, economic development, and workforce goals of the State. The NCcareers Website is composed of various web pages operated by the NCcareers Governance Committee.
AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND NCCAREERS
The NCcareers Website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein. Your use of the NCcareers Website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices.
NCcareers reserves the right to disclose aggregated data, or information or statements we publish without attribution to any identifiable individual, specific data or statements that you separately and specifically agree we can share with the larger public or media, without infringing upon the user's confidentiality.
COOKIES and PIXEL TAGS
The NCcareers Website may also use “pixel tags,” also sometimes called web beacons or clear GIFs, in connection with some website pages and HTML formatted email messages to, among other things, compile aggregate statistics about site usage, response rates and the effectiveness of outreach. A pixel tag is an electronic image, often a single pixel, which is ordinarily not visible to site visitors and may be associated with cookies on your hard drive. When you access these pages, pixel tags generate a generic notice of that visit. They usually work in conjunction with cookies, registering when a particular computer visits a particular page. If you turn off cookies, the pixel tag will simply detect an anonymous website visit.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The NCcareers Website may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of NCcareers, and NCcareers is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. NCcareers is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. NCcareers is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by NCcareers of the site or any association with its operators.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the NCcareers Website, you warrant to NCcareers that you will not use the NCcareers Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices. You may not use the NCcareers Website in any manner, which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the NCcareers Website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the NCcareers Website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the NCcareers Website, including, but not limited to, data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
PASSWORDS AND ACCOUNT SECURITY
You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords associated with any account you use to access the NCcareers Website. Accordingly, you agree that you will be solely responsible to NCcareers for all activities that occur under your account. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of your account, you agree to notify NCcareers immediately at 919-707-1500 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You agree to not share access to the NCcareers Website.
DATA SAVED TO NCCAREERS
Data residing on the NCcareers Website server is password protected, and access is provided only to the account holder who created the password, anyone to whom that account holder entrusts the password, those employees who require such access to administer and maintain the NCcareers Website or to provide requested customer support to users of the NCcareers Website, and those staff of NCcareers who require such access to create reports based on aggregated information that is rendered no longer personally identifying in the aggregation process. Certain account information may also be shared with other authorized individuals such as guidance counselors or career counselors, upon consent from the account holder.
PRIVACY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
NOTICE THAT SITE MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
This site is provided as a public service. This site is dynamic and will change over time without notice. Users of this site are therefore fully responsible for checking the accuracy, completeness, currency and suitability of this site themselves.
SECURITY AND MONITORING NOTICES
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
NCCAREERS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND; ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IS HEREBY EXCLUDED AND DISCLAIMED INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (1) THAT THE FUNCTIONING OF THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED AND ERROR-FREE; (2) THAT ANY DEFECTS OR OTHER ERRORS ON THIS SITE WILL BE CORRECTED; AND (3) THAT THIS SITE AS WELL AS THE COMPUTER SYSTEM ARE OR WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ALL MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED IN THIS SITE "AS IS" AND "WITH ALL FAULTS." SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. USAGE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CREATES A BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND NCCAREERS.
NCCAREERS ASSUMES NO LEGAL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE. IN ADDITION, NO REPRESENTATIONS, GUARANTEES, OR WARRANTIES ARE MADE AS TO: (1) THE COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, OR SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED VIA THIS SITE; (2) THE USE OF OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THIS SITE; (3) THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY OR COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF THE CONTENT OF SITES CREATED AND MAINTAINED BY PERSONS OTHER THAN NCCAREERS AND LINKED TO OR FROM THIS SITE AND (4) THE ACCURACY OR QUALITY OF DATA INPUT INTO THIS SITE. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE NCCAREERS WEBSITE SHOULD NOT SOLELY BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
IT IS UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED THAT NCCAREERS' LIABILITY AND USER'S SOLE REMEDY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, UNDER ANY WARRANTY, IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT THAT YOU (THE USER) PAID TO ACCESS THIS SITE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL NCCAREERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INJURY OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM USE OF THIS SITE, DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF EQUIPMENT, ANY INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAYS, OMISSIONS, OR FAILURE OF TRANSMISSIONS, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR FAILURE TO CONNECT, EVEN IF NCCAREERS HAS BEEN NEGLIGENT OR ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
NCcareers reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, refuse to post, or remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, or to terminate your access to the NCcareers Website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
GENERAL LEGAL TERMS
Unless you have been specifically permitted to do so in a separate agreement with NCcareers, you agree that you will not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade or otherwise distribute content from the NCcareers Website for any purpose.
You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that NCcareers has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which NCcareers may suffer) of any such breach.