Welcome to the Skillenza website registered under the name of VH Education Services Private Limited. By using Skillenza’s products, platforms or services, you agree to the following terms and conditions, and any privacy policies, legal notices or other applicable policies and guidelines that may be presented to you (collectively these “Terms of Service”) from time to time.
Please read the Terms of Service carefully. These constitute a binding agreement between you and VH Education Services Private Limited (“Skillenza”, “VH”, “Company”, “we” or “us”). You agree that your use of our www.skillenza.com website and affiliate sites, or any products or services available on or through any of our sites constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions listed below in this agreement. If you are an individual acting as a representative of a corporation or other legal entity which wishes to use our site, then you represent and agree that you have the authority to accept these Terms of Service on behalf of such corporation or other legal entity and that all provisions of these Terms of Service will bind that corporation or other legal entity as if it were named in these Terms of Service in place of you. If for any reason or no reason you do not agree to be bound by this agreement, you must stop using our site.
We may from time to time amend, supplement or modify these terms and conditions. You must check this agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of our website following the posting of changes will also mean that you accept and agree to the changes.
Our mission is to connect great talent with companies by allowing them to showcase their skills on our platform. Our services are designed to promote economic and learning opportunities for our members by enabling you to find opportunities, work, learning, and build networks. Our platform enables certain users (“Makers”) to showcase their solutions to challenges posted by companies (“Posters”, “organisers”, “Sponsors”).
Below are some definitions of terms used throughout these Terms of Service (the “Agreement”). “Content” means various content including, but not limited to, videos, photographs, images, artwork, graphics, audio clips, comments, data, text, software, scripts, other material and information, and associated trademarks and copyrightable works, that the Service makes accessible through the Site, email, and other media.
“Users” means Posters, Makers, and other visitors to the Site and users of the Service who have the ability to contribute, add, create, upload, submit, distribute, facilitate the distribution of, collect, post, or otherwise make accessible content. “User Content” means any content submitted by users.
“Submission” means any content entered as a submission to a Challenge by a Maker.
“Job Seeker” means those users looking for job opportunities and/or interested in solving challenges posted by Posters.
“Site” means the website http://www.skillenza.com or any other domain affiliated to VH Education Services Private Limited.
“Recruiter” (“Subscriber”, “Employers”) means Posters looking to hire Job Seekers through either job postings and/or challenge postings on the platform.
“Challenge Content” means User Content posted as a Challenge by a Poster and includes the description and request for Submissions, terms and conditions, copyrighted material, trademarks, trade-names, logos, designs, promotional materials, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations.
“Challenge Website” means the specific Challenge website where you enter a Submission.
“Official Rules” means the Challenge-specific terms and conditions posted on the Challenge Website.
“Submission Period” means the period during which Makers may submit Submissions, as specified in the applicable Challenge Website or Official Rules. “Intellectual Property Rights” means copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source codes, drawings, illustrations, slogans, representations, and any and all other proprietary rights.
The job posting, challenge posting, resume database and other features of our websites may be used only by individuals seeking employment and/or career information, and by employers seeking employees. By using the service, you agree to the following:
A. Profile creation / Profile registration / Resume / Profile Posting / Submission of Resume / Resume Upload / Profile Upload / Resume Manager / Profile Manager By registering your resume / profile on www.skillenza.com, you agree to the following terms:
On registration you agree to:
The user agreement between you and VH Education Services Private Limited will be treated as having been terminated in the following events:
B. Participation in a Challenge
Participation in a Challenge on our Site, including entering Submissions, is governed by this Agreement and the Official Rules posted on the Challenge Website. Official Rules are the responsibility of the Recruiter. If there is any inconsistency between the terms of this Agreement and the Official Rules of a Challenge, the Official Rules will prevail, but for that Challenge only. In order to participate in a challenge, you agree to the following:
C. Public Voting
Challenges on the Site may include public voting. Public voting for a Challenge will take place during a voting period specified on the Challenge Website. The Poster has the right to extend the voting period at any time for any reason.
D. Entry Conditions
By entering a Challenge on the Challenge Website, you (and, if you are entering on behalf of a team or organization, each participating members) agree(s) to the following:
By participating in a Challenge on the Site you consent to the use of personal information about you, if you are a winner, by the Poster, skillenza, and third parties acting on their behalf. Such personal information includes, but is not limited to, your name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, comments and hometown and country of residence. It may be used in any existing or newly created media, worldwide without further payment or consideration or right of review, unless prohibited by law. Authorized use includes advertising and promotional purposes.
This consent applies, as applicable, to all members a Maker’s team or organization which participated in the winning Submission.
F. General Conditions applicable to Challenges
By entering a Challenge on the Site, you agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by law:
A) Job Posting
skillenza shall place the information relating to vacancies on skillenza job board or such other Classified sections on the website skillenza.com or such other mirror or parallel site(s) or in allied publications as VH Education Services Private Limited may deem fit and proper but such additional web hosting shall be without any extra cost to the subscriber / user.
The insertion so displayed in the classified section of skillenza shall be for a fixed period, which period is subject to change without notice. Every instance of refreshing and existing listing entitles you to an additional fixed period starting from the date on which the listing is refreshed and shall be counted as fresh posting.
skillenza offers no guarantees or warranties that there would be a satisfactory response or any response at all for applications.
skillenza shall in no way be held liable for any information received by the recruiter and it shall be the sole responsibility of the recruiter to check, authenticate and verify the information/response received at its own cost and expense.
Any actions taken by an employer/recruiter on the basis of the background check report or otherwise, is the employer's/recruiter's responsibility alone and skillenza will not be liable in any manner for the consequences of such action taken by the user
skillenza reserves its right to suspend/terminate the services contracted for by the recruiter either prior to or during the contracted period without assigning any reason. In such an eventuality, any amount so paid for by the recruiter for this service, may be refunded by skillenza at a prorata basis to the recruiter at its discretion.
skillenza reserves its right to reject any insertion or information/data provided by the subscriber without assigning any reason either before uploading or after uploading the vacancy details, but in such an eventuality, any amount so paid for, may be refunded to the subscriber on a pro-rata basis at the sole discretion of VH Education Services Private Limited.
By posting/uploading a job posting on the website you confirm that you have obtained all licenses/permits as are necessary for recruitment and to indemnify VH Education Services Private Limited against all claims, damages arising out of actions/claims that may be made in relation to the same.
skillenza has the right to make all such modifications/editing of the vacancy details in order to fit its database.
All information intimated by the recruiter and displayed by VH Education Services Private Limited on skillenza.com becomes public knowledge and skillenza may at its sole discretion include the vacancy intimidated by a subscriber for display on skillenza.com in any other media including the print media at no extra costs to the recruiter and skillenza shall not be held liable for usage/publicity of such information.
skillenza offers no guarantee nor warranties that there would be a satisfactory response or any at all response once the job is put on display.
skillenza shall in no way be held liable for any information received by the subscriber and it shall be the sole responsibility of the subscriber to check, authenticate and verify the information/response received at its own cost and expense.
skillenza will not be held liable for any loss of data, technical or otherwise, information, particulars supplied by the recruiter due to reasons beyond its control like corruption of data or delay or failure to perform as a result of any causes or conditions that are beyond VH Education Services Private Limited's reasonable control including but not limited to strike, riots, civil unrest, Govt. policies, tampering of data by unauthorized persons like hackers, war and natural calamities.
skillenza will commence providing services only upon receipt of amount/charges upfront either from the recruiter or from a third party on behalf of the recruiter.The recruiter shall be deemed to give an undertaking to skillenza that the jobs sought to be advertised on the classified section of skillenza.com are in existence, are genuine and that the recruiter has the authority to advertise for such jobs.
VH Education Services Private Limited will commence providing services only upon receipt of amount/charges upfront either from the recruiter or from a third party on behalf of the recruiter.
The subscriber/Recruiter must give an undertaking to skillenza that there will be no fee charged from any person who responds to jobs advertised on the classified section of skillenza.com for processing of applications / responses from such a person.
skillenza reserves its right to change the look, feel, design, prominence, depiction, classification of the classified section of skillenza.com at any time without assigning any reason and without giving any notice.
The subscriber shall be assigned password(s) by VH to enable the subscriber to post vacancies on the site in agreed upon section(s), but the sole responsibility of the safe custody of the password shall be that of the subscriber and VH shall not be responsible for data loss/theft of data/corruption of data or the wrong usage/misuse of the password and any damage or leak of information and its consequential usage by a third party. VH Education Services Private Limited undertakes to take all reasonable precautions at its end to ensure that there is no leakage/misuse of the password granted to the subscriber.
The information on skillenza is for use by its subscribers alone and does not authorize the subscriber to download and use the data for commercial purposes. In case any one is found to be in violation of this then VH at its discretion may suspend its service/subscription and also may take such action as it may be advised The subscriber shall not use / circulate / forward a person's resume /profile hosted on the VH Education Services Private Limited Network / Resume /profiles to his / her current employer as mentioned by the person in his / her resume /profile The user of these services does not claim any copyright or other Intellectual Property Right over the data uploaded by him/her on the website All disputes arising out of the transactions between a user and skillenza will be resolved in accordance with the laws of India as applicable.
All disputes arising out of the transactions between a user and skillenza will be subject to the jurisdiction of courts situated in Bengaluru alone.
B) Challenge Posting
skillenza reserves the right to approve any Challenge Content before it is posted on the Site. We may refuse any user the right to post challenge content, if we deem that the challenge content is incomplete, misleading, inappropriate, or inconsistent with the purpose of the site or service. By posting a challenge on the site, you agree to the following:
Following is an illustrative (not exhaustive) list of the kinds of messages which can be classified as spam:
Unsolicited Bulk Messages/Unsolicited Commercial Communications.
Voice Calls/SMS to telephone numbers registered on the National Consumer Preference Register.
Non-job or non-challenge related mails.
Messages with misleading subject lines.
Extraordinarily high number of mails.
Mails soliciting payments.
Users agree to indemnify and hold harmless skillenza from any damages or claims arising out of usage for transmitting spam.
Users are advised to change their passwords frequently in order to reduce the possibility of misuse of their accounts.
To seek more information and to report Spam, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: The terms in this agreement may be changed by skillenza at any time. VH Education Services Private Limited is free to offer its services to any client/prospective client without restriction.