Article 1. Catalyst
"Catalyst" is a collective term for the online site and any website produced by the Catalyst Organization or email services or any other services related to assisting with job search.
Article 2. Member
"Members" are registered users who had been approved by the Catalyst Organization. Members can benefit from services provided by Catalyst for its members ( "member service" ) after their registration and approval.
Catalyst assumes Members have agreed to all Terms and Conditions upon registration.
Article 3. Member registration and member qualifications
Catalyst assumes that the individuals wishing to become a member of Catalyst have completed the application by entering their information such as email address and clicked “I Agree” button. The Catalyst Organization reserves the right to disapprove a member applicant’s ( "applicant" ) membership application, or after registration, delete membership to stop member services in any of the following cases: Applicant does not exist
Applicant entered false information (such as disguising oneself as someone else)
Applicant acted against these Terms.
In addition to cases listed above, Catalyst will disapprove an applicant when Catalyst judges that by approving or continuing an applicant’s membership, Catalyst may be negatively affected technically or operationally.
Article 4. Modifying, stopping and discontinuing membership.
The Catalyst Organization may, without previous notice to members, modify member services. Members must accept such changes. The Catalyst Organization may, without previous notices to members, temporarily stop providing member services. Members must accept this. Some of the reasons for stopping the service are listed below. There may, however, be other reasons that cause delay in the provision of services:
Urgent check or maintenance of computer system that is related to member services.
Accidental stop of computers, connection or other.
Act of nature such as fire disaster, earthquake, power cut and any other act of outside influence that prevents the provision of member services.
Other occasions in which the Catalyst Organization deems appropriate to temporarily suspend the provision of its services.
The Catalyst Organization may terminate or stop providing member services for an extended period of time with one week’s notice to its members.
Article 5. Member’s responsibility
Members register with Catalyst at their own will and use Catalyst according to the guidelines indicated upon registration.
Members are responsible for the content of their registered information.
Members can set and register their username and password for accessing the website. The username and password can be changed in a prescribed manner. Members must not disclose their username and password to a third person. It is each Members responsibility to manage ones username and password. Even in the rare case that members’ username and password were used by a third person, members hold all responsibility for any action while logged in to Catalyst.
Article 6. Prohibited Actions
Members are prohibited from taking such actions.
Registering false information
Violation of Catalyst and third parties’ copyright, trademark right, privacy right, image right, credit, property and other intellectual right of use.
Defamation of Catalyst and third parties.
Violation of law, public order and morals, and any action that may cause such problem. Anti-social behaviour
Preventing Catalyst’s operation or damaging Catalyst’s reputation, or any other action that may negatively affect Catalyst’s operation / provision of services.
Using information gained through Catalyst’s service or member sells for reproduction, publishing and other purposes beyond personal use. Using Catalyst’s information for commercial purpose or provision. Attempt to explore or invade members’ certification and security systems without proper authorization.
Attempting to interfere with the service of Catalyst host or network by overloading, sending viruses or crashing the system
Attempting to access non-public data or accounts of other members.
Other actions which Catalyst recognizes as inappropriate.
Article 7. Verifying, modifying and deleting (withdrawing) registered information.
On members’ personal page, members can verify, modify, add and delete information entered upon member registration or email newsletter subscription.
On members’ personal page, members can delete their registered information (membership withdrawal). Even when members do not delete their registered information or do not wish to do so, membership may be deleted if members do not log in during two years after registration.
Article 8. Expulsion
The Catalyst Organization reserves the right to stop member services or expel any given member without prior notice when a member violates any of the stipulated Terms and Conditions.
Article 9. Disclaimer
The Catalyst Organization is not responsible for any damage (such as emotional distress, interruption of job searching process and any other damage (including financial loss) caused by registering on and using Catalyst. The Catalyst Organization is not responsible for the completeness, accuracy and validity of information provided through the member service. is not responsible for the result of using information gained through member service.
Catalyst is not responsible for any dispute that may emerge between a member and a company such as a provider of recruiting information. The member and company are responsible for settling the problem. Catalyst is not responsible for any dispute which may emerge among members. Members will settle the problem amongst themselves.
On Catalyst sites, some links to external websites are provided. These websites are not managed by Catalyst and Catalyst is not responsible for the credibility of contents, modification and update of these websites. The Catalyst Organization is not responsible for the use of personal information by any third party through the use of Catalyst services. Members disclose their personal information to a company they are applying to by using Catalyst’s system or other procedure.
*** When applying to a job posting through Catalyst, members agree that their personal information will be disclosed to the hiring company. After the application is made, the company the user applied to becomes the managing body of that user’s personal information. The Catalyst Organization is not responsible for how they handle users’ personal information.
*** When a user sends one’s resume directly to an employer and has disclosed one’s personal information, the company the user applied to becomes the managing body of your personal information. The Catalyst Organization is not responsible for how they handle users’ personal information.
When the individual was identified by chance from information other than individual identification information provided in one’s profile.
Article 10. Miscellaneous
The Catalyst Organization is not responsible for damage caused by computer viruses that cannot be prevented by general anti-virus measures, convulsion of nature, and other damages caused by outside influences. The Catalyst Organization does not guarantee to sustain the data on Catalyst against such outside acts. Members should back up their data at their own responsibility.
Article 11. Modifying Regulations
The Catalyst Organization can modify Regulations at anytime. The modification is made by revising this page.
Article 12. Competent Court
Any disputes between users and the Catalyst Organization will be governed by the jurisdiction of a competent court, namely the Tokyo District Court.
Article 13. Governing Law
The governing law of all disputes is Japanese law.
Article 14. Additional Clause
This Regulation is effective from 10th January 2010.
Regarding consent to handling of your personal information
The Catalyst Organization.
Administrator of personal information management
The Catalyst Organization has set up the following regulations regarding your registration or inquiry. Please confirm and agree with the contents before proceeding.
Purpose of collecting personal information
- Purpose of use of personal information -
The Catalyst Organization uses its users’ personal information within the scope of the business activities below.
1. To provide support services to job seekers
2. Identification purpose
3. Disclosing, editing and deleting personal information or ceasing to disclose personal information to third parties in response to an individual’s request
4. To provide recruitment information
5. To offer services from Catalyst (sending presents / newsletters / issuing certification).
6. Surveys ,notifications for use by the Catalyst Organization.
7. To provide information about career development programs
8. To provide information about networking and social network sites.
- Limitation of provision to a third party -
The Catalyst Organization shall not handle personal information beyond the necessity to fulfill the purpose of use without consent from the person in question. However, the following cases are exceptional.
1. Cases in which the provision of personal information is based on laws
2. In the case when user’s consent is obtained in advance
3. Cases in which the provision of personal information is necessary for the protection of the life, body, or property of an individual and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person
4. In the case where all or part of the handling of personal information is entrusted, when the personal information concerned is handled within the scope of the achievement of the purpose of use
5. In the case where personal information is provided with the succession of business due to mergers and other reasons, when the personal information concerned is handled within the scope of the achievement of the purpose of use
6. Non-identifying personal information may be used by the Catalyst Organization or companies or organizations authorized by the Catalyst Organization for analysis and calculations which may be printed in publications issued by the Catalyst Organization or authorized companies or organizations.
- Entrusting of personal information -
There are some cases when we entrust personal information to the outsourcees who maintain certain personal information protection standards, for the purpose of personnel management, delivery of parcels, or maintenance and work over operation.
- Procedure regarding disclosure and correction of personal information-
Personal information held by the Catalyst Organization may be revised or deleted, and its disclosure may be halted, by request (via telephone or internet).
- Whether or not the person is offering his/her personal information voluntarily, and what consequences will befall the person when the person refuses to offer his/her personal information concerned Although providing personal information is voluntary, there are cases that proper job information cannot be informed when a user provides the wrong personal information.
- Contact for inquiry and complaint concerning personal information
Please contact us in regards to any inquiry, complaint, or consultation concerning the handling of personal information.
[Inquiries about handling of personal information]
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