Updated: September 5th, 2017
The following Terms and Conditions are effective immediately for both unregistered users and users registering accounts on or after the revision date.
Acceptance of Terms
If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not use this website and service. By using this website, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Passion Inc. (the "Company") may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are binding on you. The terms "You" and "User" as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing this web site for any reason.
Eligibility to use Rank My Internship
As a condition of your use of Rank My Internship, you warrant that (i) all information supplied by you on this Website is true, accurate, current and complete, (ii) if you create a Rank My Internship account you will protect your account information and will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account by anyone other than you and (iii) you are 17 years of age or older in order to register for an account and contribute to our Website. Rank My Internship does not knowingly collect the information of anyone under the age of 17. Except for an employer’s authorized use of a Free Employer Account, or as otherwise approved by us, Rank My Internship is for your personal, non-commercial use unless you enter into a separate agreement with us for your commercial use. We retain the right at our sole discretion to deny access to anyone to this Website and the services we offer, at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, for violation of this Agreement.
Your Rank My Internship account
Creating a Rank My Internship account requires you providing a valid email address and a password. You are responsible for the confidentiality of your password. You agree that you are the owner of this email and have direct access to it. And you agree to notify us immediately should you suspect unauthorized use of your account or password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account. For your protection, Rank My Internship may cancel or suspend passwords at any time. Should we be unable to contact you using this email, then we have the option of disabling or deleting your account. Other registration requirements (such as school, interests, location) may also be requested.
Using Rank My Internship
Third-party content on Rank My Internship. ("Content") means any work of authorship or information, including company reviews, interview reviews, employer responses, job ads, employer profile information, advertisements, comments, opinions, postings, messages, text, files, images, works of authorship, e-mail, data or other materials you find on Rank My Internship. Content from other users, advertisers, and other third parties is made available to you through Rank My Internship. Because we do not control such Content, you understand and agree that: (1) we make no guarantees about the suitability, currency, reliability, accuracy or quality of the information in such Content; (2) we are not responsible for, and do not endorse, any such Content, including advertising and information about third-party products and services, job ads, or the employer, interview-related information provided anonymously by other users; and (3) we assume no responsibility for inaccurate, unintended, misleading, objectionable, or unlawful Content made available by advertisers, users, and third parties.
Rank My Internship cannot be held liable for claims arising from the Content provided by third parties on Rank My Internship. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that the protections outlined in accordance with the Copyright Act (Canada), Section 230 of the U.S. Communications Decency Act and any similar or analogous laws from any other jurisdiction which exclude or limit the liability of online service providers who provide access to user-generated content shall apply. Furthermore, you expressly agree by using Rank My Internship that under no circumstance shall you be able to bring a claim against the Company or any of its affiliates in connection with any Content or use thereof.
We allow users to post content for employers when they have been employed by the employer in any manner or length of service.
General rules. You are solely responsible for all Content posted through your account on Rank My Internship ("Your Content"). You understand that you may expose yourself to liability if Your Content or other use of Rank My Internship violates applicable laws or any third-party right. By submitting Your Content to Rank My Internship, you agree that you have reviewed and understood our Terms and Conditions.. You agree to use Rank My Internship only for lawful purposes that are consistent with these Terms and all applicable laws, regulations, or other legally enforceable obligations (including contractual obligations) that you may have towards us and any third parties.
You agree that you will not:
- post material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it
- post material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner post material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others
- post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity post a sexually-explicit image or statement
- post advertisements or solicitations of business
- post material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.
· Impersonate another person, or his or her email address, or misrepresent your current or former affiliation with an employer;
· Create user accounts under false or fraudulent pretenses; create or use an account for anyone other than yourself; or create multiple active user accounts to post multiple reviews for the same company;
· Sell, resell, rent, lease, loan, trade or otherwise monetize access to Rank My Internship or any Rank My Internship Content without our express written permission;
· Except as expressly approved by us, use Rank My Internship for commercial activities and/or promotions such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, pyramid schemes, advertising, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation;
· Copy or use the information, content, or data on Rank My Internship in connection with a competitive service (as determined by Rank My Internship);
· Interfere with, disrupt, modify, reverse engineer, or decompile any data or functionality of Rank My Internship;
· Copy, modify or create derivative works of Rank My Internship (including Rank My Internship Content) without our express written permission;
· Disclose information in violation of any legally enforceable confidentiality, non-disclosure or other contractual restrictions or rights of any third party, including any current or former employers or potential employers;
· Solicit personally identifying information from minors;
· Imply a Rank My Internship endorsement or partnership of any kind without our express written permission;
· Send messages in violation of the USA CAN-SPAM Act or any other applicable anti-spam law;
· Violate these Terms, the terms of your agreements with us, explicit restrictions set forth in our Community Guidelines, or any applicable law, rule or regulation;
· Introduce software or automated agents to Rank My Internship, or access Rank My Internship so as to produce multiple accounts, generate automated messages, or to scrape, strip or mine data from Rank My Internship without our express written permission;
· “Frame” or “mirror” or otherwise incorporate part of Rank My Internship into any website, or “deep-link” to any portion of Rank My Internship without our express written permission.
· Interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on Rank My Internship or the networks or services connected to Rank My Internship;
· Attempt to circumvent any security feature of Rank My Internship; or
· Expose us or our users to any harm or liability.
Applying on Rank My Internship. While we display job listings on Rank My Internship, to apply to a job listing, you will be directed to our partner website Jobpostings.ca that manages our job board service. You may also be directed to a third party job board in select instances. In either case, once you leave Rank My Internship and visit an external website, you will become bound by the terms and conditions of those external websites. Rank My Internship takes no responsibility for web actions taken outside of its websites. Furthermore, we cannot guarantee that your application will be properly received and logged by the employer you apply to.
Links to third-party websites. Rank My Internship may contain links to third-party websites placed by us as a service to those interested in this information, or posted by other users. These third-party website links do not imply any form of endorsement, use, or affiliation. We do not monitor, have any control over, and make no claim or representation regarding third-party websites. When you leave Rank My Internship, our terms and policies do not govern your use of third-party websites. Your use of all such links to third-party websites is at your own risk.
Unique provisions for employers
Posting jobs on Rank My Internship. All internship, co-op, and apprenticeship jobs that appear on Rank My Internship are currently administered by Jobpostings.ca. For your jobs to appear on Rank My Internship, you must create a Jobpostings.ca account, agree to their terms and conditions, and in certain cases, purchase Jobpostings.ca packages. Once your Jobpostings.ca account is approved, you may publish your job listings by following Jobpostings.ca’s Terms and Conditions. All internship, co-op, and apprenticeship jobs published on Jobpostings.ca are automatically imported into Rank My Internship.
Reviews on Rank My Internship. Offering incentives in exchange for company or interview reviews is strictly prohibited. Should we gain evidence that select users were compensated to leave reviews, those reviews, as well as the accounts associated with them, may be unpublished or removed at Rank My Internship’s discretion.
Coercing employees to leave reviews is also prohibited. Likewise, employers may not coerce employees into revealing the reviews they wrote about the employer.
User’s content rights
Rank My Internship does not claim ownership of any Content published on the website by its users. No compensation will be paid with respect to the Content that you post through Rank My Internship. However, by submitting any Content to Rank My Internship, you hereby grant to us an unrestricted, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid and royalty-free, license (with the right to sublicense through unlimited levels of sublicenses) to use, copy, perform, display, create derivative works of, adapt and distribute such Content in any and all media (now known or later developed) throughout the world. To the greatest extent permitted by applicable law, you hereby expressly waive any and all of your moral rights applicable to Rank My Internship's exercise of the foregoing license. You should only submit Content to Rank My Internship that you are comfortable sharing with others under the terms and conditions of these Terms.
Enforcement by Rank My Internship
1. Content removal. Rank My Internship reserves the right to review and delete (or modify) any Content we determine violates these Terms or other applicable policies posted on Rank My Internship, or that we determine to be inappropriate. Account holders who see any Content on Rank My Internship that you believe violates our policies, please report said Content by clicking on an applicable flagging link beside each piece of content or by emailing email@example.com. Once notified, we will review the Content and consider whether to remove or modify it.
- Defending users. We reserve the right, as permitted by applicable laws, to take appropriate action to protect the anonymity of our users against the enforcement of subpoenas or other information requests that seek a user's electronic address or identifying information.
- Rare legal action. In rare and extreme circumstances, we reserve the right to suspend your rights to use Rank My Internship; terminate your membership and account; remove Content from Rank My Internship (or modify it); report you to law enforcement, regulatory authorities, or administrative bodies; and take legal action against you.
Unique provisions for advertisers
To all advertisers, including employers who purchase Job Ads or display ads, you may use information provided directly to you from users only if you provide clear notice to and obtain consent from those users and comply with all applicable laws and industry guidelines, including those applicable to data protection. You must also inform us of how you intend to process data collected or inferred from ads ("Ad Data") for any purpose.
Rights to Rank My Internship Content
If you are a user, we hereby grant you a limited, revocable, non-sub-licensable license to view, copy, download and print Content from Rank My Internship solely for your personal use in connection with using Rank My Internship. Except as provided in the foregoing, you agree not to: (1) reproduce, transmit, publish, distribute, modify, sell, publicly perform or display, adapt or create derivative works based on Rank My Internship or the Content (excluding Your Content); or (2) rent, lease, loan, or sell access to Rank My Internship. Rank My Internship contains Content provided by us and our licensors. We and our licensors (including other users) own and retain all proprietary (including all intellectual property) rights in the Content we each provide and Rank My Internship owns and retains all property rights in Rank My Internship. Rank My Internship ® is a registered trademark belonging to Passion Inc. The trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on Rank My Internship are our property or the property of third parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without our prior written consent or the consent of the third party that owns the Mark.
Disclaimers and Limitation on Liability
Within this section, the disclaimers and limitations on liability apply to the maximum extent allowable under applicable law. Furthermore, in this section, nothing is intended to limit any rights you have which may not be lawfully limited.
In no event shall the Company, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on any Passion Inc. site be liable for any loss or damage resulting from use of Rank My Internship or from any Content posted on Rank My Internship or transmitted to users, or any interactions between users of Rank My Internship, whether online or offline. We assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any communication with advertisers or other users. We are not responsible for any incorrect, inaccurate, or unlawful Content (including any information in profiles) posted on Rank My Internship, whether caused by users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in Rank My Internship. We are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any hardware and software due to technical problems on the Internet or on Rank My Internship or combination thereof, including any injury or damage to users or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with Rank My Internship. You are solely responsible for your interactions with advertisers and other users and we are not responsible for the activities, omissions, or other conduct, whether online or offline, of any advertiser or user of Rank My Internship.
Rank My Internship is provided "as-is" and as available. We expressly disclaim any warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including the fitness for a particular purpose, title, quiet enjoyment, accuracy, warranties or conditions of merchantability, or non-infringement. We make no warranty that: (1) Rank My Internship will operate error-free or be available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free basis; (2) Rank My Internship will meet your requirements; or (3) the results that may be obtained from the use of Rank My Internship will be accurate or reliable.
You hereby release the Rank My Internship Group from any and all demands, losses, claims, rights, damages, and actions of any kind that are either directly or indirectly related to or arises from: (1) your participation in any of our offline events, or (2) any interactions with other users of Rank My Internship.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, WHERE PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT THE RANK MY INTERNSHIP GROUP’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF RANK MY INTERNSHIP (FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION), WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO ONE HUNDRED CANADIAN DOLLARS ($1, or the lowest amount permissible by applicable law). IN NO EVENT, SHALL THE RANK MY INTERNSHIP GROUP BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOST PROFIT OR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF RANK MY INTERNSHIP, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our parent company, our subsidiaries, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the "Rank My Internship Group") harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable accounting and attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or otherwise alleging or arising from your use of Rank My Internship, including due to or arising from your breach of any provision of these Terms and conditions.
Passion Inc., Rank My Internship and all of our affiliated companies respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users, account holders and content partners to do the same. We may suspend or terminate your account or your access to parts of Rank My Internship, without notice to you, if we believe that you have violated these Terms. Likewise, you may delete your account at any time. All provisions of these Terms shall survive termination or expiration of these Terms except those granting access to or use of Rank My Internship. These Terms remain in effect while you use Rank My Internship and, for registered users, as long as your account remains open. We will have no liability whatsoever to you for any termination of your account or related deletion of your information.
BY ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT, YOU AGREE THAT YOU AND RANK MY INTERNSHIP ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION. ANY ARBITRATION WILL TAKE PLACE ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS; CLASS ARBITRATIONS AND CLASS ACTIONS ARE NOT PERMITTED. YOU AND RANK MY INTERNSHIP AGREE THAT EACH MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN YOUR OR ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.
Governing Law. This Agreement and any and all claims, disputes, or other legal proceedings by or between you or us, including but not limited to any such claims or disputes that are in any way related to or arising under this Agreement or your access to or use of Rank My Internship, shall be interpreted, construed and governed by the laws in force in the Province of Ontario. The parties agree that any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms and Conditions shall be commenced in Toronto, Canada or, if no jurisdiction exists, in the Province of Ontario. Each party hereby agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario and to waive any objections based upon venue in any such action, suit or proceeding. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to these Terms and Conditions.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company with respect to the use of Web Site. No changes to these Terms and Conditions shall be made except by a revised posting on this page. Your continued use of Rank My Internship is subject to the most current effective version of these Terms.
The Company makes no claims that the Materials may be lawfully viewed or accessed outside of North America. Access to the Materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Web Site from outside of North America, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. These Terms and conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the Province of Ontario, without respect to its conflict of laws principles.
If you access this Site from outside Canada, you are responsible for compliance with all local law. You may not export any of the Materials accessible through this Site in violation of applicable export laws and regulations. These Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted, construed and governed by the laws in force in the Province of Ontario, without reference to its conflict of laws principles, except where prohibited by mandatory provisions of the laws applicable in your jurisdiction. Except in respect of any matter relating to the enforcement of intellectual property rights and protection of confidential information, the parties agree that any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms and Conditions shall be commenced in Toronto, Canada or, if no jurisdiction exists, in the Province of Ontario. Each party hereby agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario and to waive any objections based upon venue in any such action, suit or proceeding. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms supersede all prior proposals, negotiations, agreements, and understandings concerning the subject matter of these Terms. Except as specifically stated in another agreement we have with you, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of Rank My Internship. You represent and warrant that no person has made any representation, promise, or warranty, whether express or implied, not contained herein to induce you to enter into this agreement.
To the extent allowed by law, the English version of this Agreement is binding and the translations are provided for convenience only.
The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect; as used in the Terms, the word "including" means "including but not limited to."
If any provision of the Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, then only that provision shall be modified to reflect the parties' intention or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.
The Terms, and any rights or obligations hereunder, are not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you except with Rank My Internship's prior written consent, but may be assigned or transferred by us without restriction. Any attempted assignment by you shall violate these Terms and be void.
Please contact us with any questions regarding these Terms by contacting us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
You also agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions which Jobpostings.ca may impose from time to time which may be found here.