Terms & Conditions
The Service. Silicon Development provides Software Development services and recruitment services for software engineering firms in the US. We also make user profiles available to recruiters to view and contact you about possible employment or work opportunities. The Service also allows users to interact with a closed user forum through the Website. In order to access the Service and start creating or contributing with other users, you must register for the Services.
Registration. It’s free to register an account on the website. You must be over the age of eighteen (18) years old to register. When you register you will be required to input your email address and full name and select a password. You are the sole responsible for all activity that occurs on your account, including unauthorized use of your account, so please choose a strong password and do not share it with any other person. We will not be liable or responsible for any loss, damage, harm, claim or other injury that occurs as a result of unauthorized use of your account. If you suspect that your account has been compromised, please notify us immediately. Once you have registered for an account you will be able to create a user profile that has the option to include the following information (as applicable): a profile picture, work experience, skills, education, and other parts of the world, website, GitHub account information, a link to your LinkedIn account and your English level.
Content. All information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials transmitted to the Website by Users whether in forums or otherwise (“User Content”), is the sole responsibility of such users. This means that the user, and not Silicon Development, are entirely responsible for all such material uploaded, posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available by using the Website and Service. Silicon Development does not control or actively monitor User Content and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. Users acknowledge that by using the Service, they may be exposed to materials that are offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Silicon Developmentbe liable in any way for any materials, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any materials or any defects or errors in any printing or manufacturing, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the viewing or use of any materials posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.
In using the Website and/or Service You shall not:
copy any content unless expressly permitted to do so herein;
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that:
is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially or ethnically objectionable, encourages criminal behavior, gives rise to civil liability, violates any law, or is otherwise objectionable;
You do not have a right to make available under any law or under a contractual relationship; infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party (including privacy rights); is or contains unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations for business, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or data or the Website or that of any users or viewers of the Website or that compromises a user’s privacy; or contains any falsehoods or misrepresentations or create an impression that You know is incorrect, misleading, or deceptive, or any material that could damage or harm minors in any way;
impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent their affiliation with a person or entity;
interfere with or disrupt the Website or servers or networks connected to the Website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Website or probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach or circumvent any security or authentication measures;
intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation;
collect or store personal data about other users or viewers;
license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Website;
modify, translate, make derivative works of, disassemble, decompile, reverse compile or reverse engineer any software provided as part of the Website, except to the extent the foregoing restrictions are expressly prohibited by applicable law; or
register for the Service on behalf of a group or corporate entity.
You also agree not to access the Website in a manner that utilizes the resources of the Website more heavily than would be the case for an individual person using a conventional web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, operators of public search engines may use spiders or other bots for the purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials on this Website.
License of Content. By submitting, posting or displaying User Content on or through the Service, you grant us (and our agents) a non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, modify, transmit, display and distribute such User Content to the extent necessary to provide the Service. Silicon Development will not be responsible or liable for any use of User Content in accordance with these Terms. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any User Content that you submit.
End User License. Except for User Content, this Website and the information and materials that it contains, are the property of Silicon Development and its licensors, and are protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by copyright law, trademark law, and other intellectual property laws. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Silicon Development grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, license to (a) use the Website and the content contained therein for your individual use (the “License”). Nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use the Silicon Development or Silicon Development names, trademarks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features without our prior written consent. You shall not and shall not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules or restrictions on the Website. Any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Website or Silicon Development App shall be subject to the terms of these Terms.
Feedback. If You provide Silicon Development with any suggestions, comments or other feedback relating to any aspect of the Website, Silicon Development App and/or Service ("Feedback"), Silicon Development may use such Feedback in the Website or in any other Silicon Development products or services (collectively, "Silicon Development Offerings"). Accordingly, You agree that: (a) Silicon Development is not subject to any confidentiality obligations in respect to the Feedback, (b) the Feedback is not confidential or proprietary information of You or any third party and You have all of the necessary rights to disclose the Feedback to Silicon Development, (c) Silicon Development(including all of its successors and assigns and any successors and assigns of any of the Silicon Development Offerings) may freely use, reproduce, publicize, license, distribute, and otherwise commercialize Feedback in any Silicon Development Offerings, and (d) You are not entitled to receive any compensation or re-imbursement of any kind from Silicon Development or any of the other users of the Website in respect of the Feedback.
DISCLAIMER OF REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS. THE WEBSITE AND SERVICE AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED THEREIN ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." SILICON DEVELOPMENT SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, BY USAGE OF TRADE, COURSE OF DEALING OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA, OR ANY OTHER LOSS THAT RESULTS FROM DOWNLOADING OR USING ANY SUCH MATERIAL. SILICON DEVELOPMENT DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, PROVIDE ANY CONDITIONS OR REPRESENTATIONS, OR ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONDUCT, REPRESENTATION, PROMISE OR COMMUNICATIONS WITH OR OF ANY RECRUITER OR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE, OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT, POSITION OF EMPLOYMENT ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY ANY THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR IN RESPECT TO ANY WEBSITE AND SILICON DEVELOPMENT SHALL NOT BE A PARTY TO ANY TRANSACTION THAT YOU MAY ENTER INTO WITH ANY SUCH THIRD PARTY. SILICON DEVELOPMENT WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY TYPE OF CONTENT EXCHANGED BY MEANS OF THE SERVICE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SILICON DEVELOPMENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM (I) YOUR USE OF OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE, (II) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES, (III) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES IN THE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE, (IV) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR ANY OTHER FILES OR DATA THAT MAY BE HARMFUL TO COMPUTER OR COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT OR DATA THAT MAY HAVE BEEN TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY MATERIAL ON THE WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY EVEN IF SILICON DEVELOPMENT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, SILICON DEVELOPMENT LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT (FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION), WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (A) FIFTY U.S. DOLLARS ($50) OR (B) AMOUNTS YOU’VE PAID SILICON DEVELOPMENT IN THE PRIOR 12 MONTHS (IF ANY). THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENSION PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
Availability & Updates. Silicon Development may alter, suspend, or discontinue this Website at any time and for any reason or no reason, without notice. The Website and Service may be unavailable from time to time due to maintenance or malfunction of computer or network equipment or other reasons. Silicon Development may periodically add or update the information and materials on this Website without notice.
Security. Information sent or received over the Internet is generally unsecure and Silicon Development cannot and does not make any representation or warranty concerning security of any communication to or from the Website or any representation or warranty regarding the interception by third parties of personal or other information. You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Service and you are responsible for any activities or actions under your password. You agree to keep your password secure. Silicon Development will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.
If you have any questions about these Terms or if you wish to make any complaint or claim with respect to the Silicon Development Website or Service, please contact us at: [email protected]