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Privacy Policy

The founders and employees of iHipo take your privacy very seriously. There are several instances when you post and we collect private information. Your privacy is our top concern. iHipo guarantees that:
  • We will never rent or sell your personally identifiable information to third parties
  • We will never share your contact information with another user, without your consent.
Notice of all changes that affect ways in which your personally identifiable data may be used or shared will be posted in updates to this Privacy Policy.

This privacy policy highlights what personally identifiable information is collected by us, how the information is used, with whom it may be shared, how you can change your account information and how to contact us.

Effective Date:
This Privacy Policy statement is effective as of June 1st, 2007.

Information Collection:
When you register to become a member of iHipo.com, you submit information such as your name and email address. As part of your personal profile, you may choose to submit additional information such as age and professional information.

We also collect other non-personally identifiable data, which may include your IP address and what browser you are using.

Use of Information:
We will display your personal information on your profile according to the preferences you set in your account. We will use your name so that we can personalize your experience. We will use your email address to contact you from time to time and we will use your email address for security reasons to confirm your identity. We may use the non-personally identifiable information, like your IP address, to statistically analyze site usage and to customize our site's content, layout and services. The resulting information will allow us to improve our site and better understand and serve our users. We will disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or to protect the rights and property of iHipo, its affiliates or the public. We may also cooperate with law enforcement agencies in any official investigation and we may disclose your personally identifiable information to the relevant agency in doing so.

Reviewing and Changing Your Profile:
You can review and revise your personal profile, and who will be given access to your personal profile, at any time.

Use of Cookies:
Cookies are a standard Internet technology, and many major web sites use them to provide useful features for their members. Cookies allow us to store and retrieve login information on a user's system. They provide us with data that we can use to improve the quality of our service and make it easier to use. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you'd prefer, you can set yours to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of our web site if you do so.

Third Party Advertising:
iHipo may share profile information in a personally identifiable manner and aggregate usage information in a non-personally identifiable manner to advertisers and other third parties in order to present to members more targeted advertising, products and services.

Security:
The security of your personal information depends on your protection of your account password. Please do not disclose your account password to unauthorized people. iHipo uses industry standard technology designed to help keep your personal information safe. If you have any other questions about the security of our website, please mail to membership@ihipo.com.

Canceling Membership:
You have the option to cancel your membership at any time. If you are a member and no longer wish to participate in the service you can send an email to membership@ihipo.com.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:
iHipo may update this privacy policy. In the event there are significant changes in the way we treat your personally identifiable information, we will display a notice on this site. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account.

Questions or Comments:
If you have questions or comments about this privacy policy, please email us at privacy@ihipo.com or contact us at:

iHipo AB
NygrŠnd 10
111 30 Stockholm, Sweden

User Agreement

This is the user agreement for using iHipo.com. Before signing up you are required to read and accept all terms and conditions outlined in this document as well as the Privacy Statement. If you don't agree to these terms and conditions as well as the Privacy Statement, you may not use our platform. This agreement can be modified by iHipo at any time by posting the new version on our website. Your continued membership stands for the acceptance to agree to the new agreement.

iHipo Service:
iHipo provides an online international platform for students / young professionals and employers to get in touch with each other, exchange information and apply for and post jobs.

Eligibility:
Membership in iHipo is open to anyone seeking employment abroad, seeking international applicants and communicating with likeminded people from around the world. For membership you need to be above 18 years of age. You may not have been previously suspended from membership and apply again. You may not have more than one active account and you may not sell or trade that account with another party.

Use of Service:
You can use the iHipo service according the conditions in this user agreement. iHipo may stop or refuse the service at any given point of time without prior notice to any user. You are fully responsible for your account, especially your login and password information, and all activities that occur under your account. In a case of unauthorized use of your account by a third party, you agree to immediately notify iHipo. iHipo is in no way liable for any loss or damage due to the non-compliance with this paragraph. You agree to comply with all applicable local rules including but not limited to rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content.

Termination:
You agree that at any point in time, at the sole discretion of iHipo, your account can be immediately terminated. At any point in time you as well have the right to terminate your account by notifying iHipo per email at membership@ihipo.com. The termination of the account comprises the removal of access to all service offerings.

User Conduct:
You guarantee that no materials of any kind submitted through your account or otherwise posted will violate or infringe upon the rights of third parties, such as copyright and trademark rights. You agree that you may not use the service in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the service. You agree not to use the service to:
  • register for more than one user account, register for a user account on behalf of an individual other than yourself, or register for a user account on behalf of any group or entity;
  • impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "multi-level-marketing," or any other form of solicitation;
  • intimidate or harass another;
  • upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law;
  • use or attempt to use another's account, service or system without authorization from iHipo, or create a false identity on the Service or the Site.

Information Provided on this Website:
In the course of using the service, users may provide information about themselves which may be visible to certain other users. By posting user content to the service, you authorize and direct us to make such copies thereof as we deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of the user content on the Site. By posting user content to any part of the site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to iHipo an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such user content for any purpose on or in connection with the site or the promotion thereof, to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such user content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. You may remove your user content from the site at any time. If you choose to remove your user content, the license granted above will automatically expire, however you acknowledge that the iHipo may retain archived copies of your user content. Additionally, we cannot guarantee the authenticity of any data which users may provide about themselves or relationships they may describe.

Access to Service:
Use of manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to "crawl" or "spider" any web pages contained in the iHipo website is strictly prohibited. You agree not to monitor or copy, or allow others to monitor or copy, our web pages or the content included herein. Furthermore, you agree not to take any action that interferes with the proper working of or places an unreasonable load on our infrastructure, including but not limited to unsolicited communications, attempts to gain unauthorized access, or transmission or activation of computer viruses.

Disclaimer:
iHipo is not responsible or liable in any manner for any user content or third party applications, software or content posted on the site or in connection with the service, whether posted or caused by users of the site, by iHipo, by third parties or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the site or the service. Although we provide rules for user conduct and postings, we do not control and are not responsible for what users post, transmit or share on the site and are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content you may encounter on the site or in connection with any user content or third party applications, software or content. iHipo is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the site or service.

The site and the service may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. iHipo assumes 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, User communications. iHipo is not responsible for any technical malfunction or other problems of any telephone network or service, computer systems, servers or providers, computer or mobile phone equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to user's or to any other person's computer, mobile phone, or other hardware or software, related to or resulting from using or downloading materials in connection with the Web and/or in connection with the service, including without limitation any mobile client software. Under no circumstances will iHipo be responsible for any loss or damage, including any loss or damage to any user content or personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of the site or the service, any user content or third party applications, software or content posted on or through the site or the service or transmitted to users, or any interactions between users of the site, whether online or offline.

THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND THE SITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND IHIPO DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. IHIPO CANNOT GUARANTEE AND DOES NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICE. IHIPO DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT SOFTWARE, CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON THE SITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE OR ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE USE AND DOWNLOADING OF ANY SUCH SOFTWARE, CONTENT OR MATERIALS AND USE INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND DISINFECT VIRUSES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN CONTENT, MATERIAL, DATA OR SOFTWARE (INCLUDING ANY MOBILE CLIENT) FROM OR THROUGH THE SERVICE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE THEREOF AND ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR MOBILE DEVICE OR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER HARM OF ANY KIND THAT MAY RESULT.

iHipo reserves the right to change any and all content, software and other items used or contained in the site and any services offered through the site at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by iHipo.

Limitation of Liability:
IN NO EVENT WILL IHIPO OR ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY OF THE SITE CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIALS ON, ACCESSED THROUGH OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE, EVEN IF IHIPO IS AWARE OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, IHIPO'S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO IHIPO FOR THE SERVICE DURING THE TERM OF MEMBERSHIP, BUT IN NO CASE WILL IHIPO'S LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED $500. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IF NO FEES ARE PAID TO IHIPO FOR THE SERVICE, YOU SHALL BE LIMITED TO INJUNCTIVE RELIEF ONLY, UNLESS OTHERWISE PERMITTED BY LAW, AND SHALL NOT BE ENTITLED TO DAMAGES OF ANY KIND FROM IHIPO, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Indemnification:
By accepting this user agreement, you agree to indemnify and otherwise hold harmless iHipo, its officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates and other partners from any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages resulting from i) your use of the iHipo Service; ii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your communications with or through the iHipo Service, or iii) any other matter relating to the iHipo Service. Any business transactions which may arise between users from their use of iHipo are the sole responsibility of the users involved.

Without limitation of the terms and conditions set forth in our Privacy Policy, you understand and agree that iHipo may disclose personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, enforce this user agreement, or protect the rights, property, or safety of iHipo, its users, and the public.

General Information:
iHipo, the iHipo logo, and other iHipo logos and names are trademarks of iHipo. You agree not to display or use these trademarks in any manner without iHipo's prior, written permission. Please send any questions or comments, or report violations of the user agreement to:

iHipo AB
NygrŠnd 10
111 30 Stockholm, Sweden