Acceptance of Terms of Use 

Please read through these Terms of Use carefully. By accessing and/or using The Resume Group’s Web site at www.TheResumeGroup.com (the “Public Site”) or by otherwise accessing any content found on the Site, you are deemed to have entered into an agreement with The Resume Group, Inc. and to have agreed to be bound by the terms set out below.

The Site is owned and operated by The Resume Group.

Intellectual Property Protection 

The contents and design of the Site and any material electronically provided to you or otherwise supplied to you in conjunction with the Site (such as content, design and materials being collectively referred to as the "The Resume Group Content"), are copyright of The Resume Group, Inc. and the other contributors to the Site. You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks (such as the “The Resume Group” name and logo or other trade names appearing on the Site) for any reason without written permission from The Resume Group, Inc. or the identified owner. 

Use of The Resume Group Content 

You may retrieve and display The Resume Group Content on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them) and store such pages in electronic form on your computer for your personal, non-commercial use. Except as expressly set out above, you may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any of The Resume Group Content. In particular, but without limiting the general application of the restrictions contained in the preceding sentence, you may not do any of the following without prior written permission from The Resume Group: 

  1. 1. Reproduce or store in or transmit to any other Web site, newsgroup, mailing list, electronic bulletin board, server or other storage device connected to a network or regularly or systematically store in electronic or print form, all or any part of The Resume Group Content, or
  2. 2. Modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit all or any part of The Resume Group Content (including use as part of any library, archive or similar service) without the prior written consent of The Resume Group, or
  3. 3. Remove the copyright or trademark notice from any copies of The Resume Group Content made under these Terms of Use.
  4. 4. Any use of The Resume Group Content not specifically permitted above is expressly prohibited.

Requests for permission for other uses may be sent to The Resume Group, P.O Box 46917, Kansas City, KS 46118, Attention: General Counsel.

Third Party Transactions 

You may use the Site to purchase products or services from The Resume Group's third party partners. In that event, your contract for such products will be with the third party partner and not with The Resume Group.

Term and Termination 

The Resume Group may, in its discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Site (including any right to access and use The Resume Group Content) with cause by delivering notice to you.

The rights of termination are in addition to all other rights or remedies of The Resume Group provided in these Terms of Use or by law.

Changes to the Site 

The Resume Group reserves the right, in its discretion, to suspend, change, modify, add or remove portions of The Resume Group Content available on the Site at any time.

Registration, Passwords and Responsibilities 

The Site is only open to you if you register and are a member of The Resume Group community (includes The Resume Group members, chairs, speakers, The Resume Group Associates or staff). You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of and access to The Resume Group Content and the Member Site using your user name and sign-on password. You agree to immediately notify The Resume Group if you become aware of any loss or theft of any sign-on password or any unauthorized use of a sign-on password, user name, or of The Resume Group Content or the Site. You will provide The Resume Group with accurate, complete registration information (including in particular your e-mail address) and inform The Resume Group of any changes to such information. For the purpose of confirming your compliance with the terms of these Terms of Use, The Resume Group reserves the right to monitor and record activity on the Site, including access to The Resume Group Content.

Each registration is for a single user only. You may not share your user name and password with any other person. The Resume Group does not permit access through a single name and password being made available to multiple users on a network. The Resume Group may cancel or suspend your access to the Site if you do this without further obligation to you.

Resume submission is publicly accessible and does not imply a contract between the submitter and The Resume Group. The content of submitted resumes will be reasonably protected, but submitters should never include information that is considered private and confidential.

Privacy Policy 

The information that you provide about yourself to The Resume Group will only be used in accordance with The Resume Group's Privacy Policy.

No Warranty, Disclaimer of Liability and Indemnity 

While every effort has been made to ensure the high quality and accuracy of the Site, The Resume Group makes no warranty, express or implied concerning The Resume Group Content, the Site, software or products or services available through the Site (the "Site Services"), which are provided "as is". The Resume Group expressly disclaims all warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose and warranties of merchantability. In no event will The Resume Group, its affiliates or other suppliers be liable for direct, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information or other pecuniary loss) arising directly or indirectly from the use of (or failure to use) or reliance on the Site Services, even if The Resume Group has been advised of the possibility that such damages may arise. The Resume Group does not guarantee the accuracy, content, or timeliness of The Resume Group Content or Site Services or that they or related systems are free from viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties.

In no event will any liability of The Resume Group, its affiliates, agents and licensors to you (and/or any third party) arising out of any kind of legal claim (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) in any way connected with the Site Services or breach of these Terms of Use by The Resume Group exceed the amount, if any, paid by you to The Resume Group in respect of the particular Site Service to which the claim relates or by way of membership dues.

Upon The Resume Group's request, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Resume Group from any claims and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to any breach of these Terms of Use by you or your use of any Site Services.

Force Majeure 

The Resume Group, its affiliates and its information providers will not be liable or deemed to be in default for any delay or failure in performance or interruption of the delivery of The Resume Group Content resulting directly or indirectly from any cause or circumstance beyond its or their reasonable control, including but not limited to failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes or natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.

Changes to these Terms 

The Resume Group may, in its discretion, change these Terms of Use (including those relating to your use of Site and/or The Resume Group Content). When the Terms of Use are changed, The Resume Group will notify you by e-mail or by publishing details of those changes by including them in these Terms of Use. If you use the Site after The Resume Group has published or notified you of the changes, you are agreeing now to be bound by those changes. If you do not agree to be bound by those changes, you should not use the Site any further after they are published. Access to certain The Resume Group Content may be subject to additional terms and conditions.

Advertising, Third Party Content and other Web Site 

Parts of the Site may contain third party content. Content providers are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Site complies with international and national law. The Resume Group is not responsible for any third party content. The Site may contain links to other Web Site. The Resume Group is not responsible for the availability of these Web Site or their contents.

Assignment of Agreement 

This agreement is personal to you and your rights and obligations under these Terms of Use may not be assigned, sub-licensed or otherwise transferred. This agreement may be assigned to a third party by The Resume Group.

Non-Waiver 

No delay or omission on the part of either party in requiring performance by the other party of its obligations will operate as a waiver of any right.

Notices 

Notices to The Resume Group must be given in writing by letter and sent to The Resume Group’s last known place of business in Wyandotte County, KS (for the attention of the General Counsel).

Severability/Survival/Statute of Limitations 

If any provision of these Terms of Use is invalid or unenforceable, such will not render all the Terms of Use unenforceable or invalid but rather the Terms of Use will be read and construed as if the invalid or unenforceable provision(s) are not contained therein. Any cause of action of yours with respect to these Terms must be filed in a court of competent jurisdiction in Wyandotte County, KS, USA, within one year after the cause of action has arisen, or such cause will be barred, invalid, and void.

Whole Agreement 

Save as expressly referred to herein, any representation, warranty, term or condition not expressly set out in these Terms of Use shall not apply.

Headings 

Headings in these Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal meaning or effect.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction 

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the law of the State of Kansas. The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of Wyandotte County, KS shall (subject to the paragraph below) have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these Terms of Use or the legal relationship established by them, and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the Wyandotte County, KS courts.

For the exclusive benefit of The Resume Group, The Resume Group shall retain the right to bring proceedings as to the substance of the matter in the courts of the country of your residence or, where these Terms of Use are entered into in the course of your trade or profession, the country of your principal place of business.

Associations & Membership

Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches

Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches