Privacy & Terms
We'll only share the information you give us with others if:
- You ask us to
- The law requires us to share with authorities
- The data are aggregated, non-identifiable and used to perform statistical analysis
We collect information:
- From your electronic business card and account settings
- From your exchanges with the candidates and their references
- From your communications with us
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with (and often exceed) Federal standards to protect your privacy. We routinely test our systems and site to ensure that unauthorized access doesn’t occur. However, no one is immune to hacking. We can’t guarantee that unauthorized parties will not gain access, nor can we control how the people with whom you communicate will use your information.
We are sincere and worthy of trust. We expect you to reciprocate.
If you are using Terefic on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you are nevertheless individually bound by this User Agreement even if your company has a separate agreement with us.
By using this site, you agree to comply with the following terms.
You may not access or use this site if you are under 18 years of age, if you are a competitor or if you have been previously banned from this site.
You must provide your real name and information. You may not misrepresent your identity or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.
Protect Others' Privacy
The information you receive about a job-seeker is highly confidential and can only be shared on a "need to know" basis with a limited number of individuals. Disclosure to any unauthorized party may cause harm to the job-seeker or his/her references. You must hold the information in the strictest confidence.
Respect For Differences
You must be respectful of differences. Discriminatory messages or questions to other people based on age, gender identity, race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation are strictly prohibited.
We do not screen or censor the information you receive from job-seekers or their references. We are not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, completeness or legality of such information and Terefic is not responsible for any employment decisions you make. You acknowledge that any reliance on such information will be at your own risk, and you hereby release and hold harmless Terefic from any liability arising from the use of such information.
If you don't get a response from the job-seeker to a request for a reference check within 7 days, Terefic will return the credit to your account.
In addition to the terms listed above, your agreement with us also includes General Terms that are commonly used in the internet industry.
All sales are final. Billing occurs at the time of or shortly after your transaction. You agree that you will pay in a timely manner for all products or services you purchase through this site, and that Terefic may charge your credit card for purchases and for any additional amounts (including any taxes and late fees, as applicable) that may be accrued by or in connection with your account. Your total price will include the price of the product or service, plus any applicable sales tax; such sales tax is based on the bill-to-address and the sales tax rate in effect at the time of purchase. We will charge tax only in states where digital goods are taxable. Prices for products and services offered via this site may change at any time, and we do not provide price protection or refunds in the event of a price reduction or promotional offering.
You acknowledge and agree that we own and shall continue to own all proprietary right, title and interest in and to terefic.com and all site content including, without limitation, site design, text, graphics, and interfaces. Any use of the materials we provide on this site including reproduction, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining or other commercial exploitation of any kind without prior written permission of an authorized officer of Terefic is strictly prohibited.
You must not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts this site (or the servers and networks which are connected to this site). You will not attempt to access this site by automated means or by any means other than through the interface that we provide.
Exclusion of Warranties
You expressly understand and agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk and that the site is provided “as is” and “as available,” without warranties of any kind. TEREFIC, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent allowed by law, in no event will Terefic be liable for any for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) arising from any use or inability to use this site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Terefic is advised of the possibility of such damages.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Terefic, its officers, directors, employees and agents, for all damages, losses and costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) related to all claims, actions or demands resulting from (1) your failure to comply with these Terms or any User Agreement, (2) your communications with job-seekers and their references, and (3) any activity in which you engage on or through this site.
We may discontinue or suspend or terminate, without notice or liability, your access to the site, for any violation of these Terms or any other agreement with Terefic or for any other use of the services or this site that we, at our sole discretion, deem improper. You may also close your account at any time, by following the instructions on the Blackout pages in “Account Settings”. Upon the termination of your Terefic account, you agree to forfeit all your remaining download credits. You understand and acknowledge that termination of your account may result in the deletion of all of your information from Terefic’s systems.
This User Agreement constitutes a contract made under and governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas. You agree that the state and federal courts located in Travis County, Texas, will have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any claims or disputes arising from or related to this User Agreement. You also agree to waive any right you may have to object to the venue of such courts and your constitutional right to a trial before a jury.
Availability Outside the U.S.
Terefic makes no claims that this site may be lawfully viewed or accessed outside of the United States. Access to the site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
Tell us what you think
Any question or comment? Contact our General Counsel via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), mail (TEREFIC, 1712 Kenwood Av, Austin, TX 78704), or by calling 1-512-387-6220.
Image Upload Policy
We encourage you to take advantage of the image upload features. It adds a personal touch when you ask the references to give you feedback about your job candidates. We ask you to respect the following guidelines:
- Your profile picture must be your likeness and a head-shot photo.
- Images containing nudity, profanity, or sexually graphic material are strictly prohibited.
- Don’t upload proprietary images for which you don’t hold the rights.