TERMS & CONDITIONS  

The following terms and conditions govern the User’s participation on the wearelaika.com website.  

§ Definitions  

User.  

“User” is defined as a natural person or legal entity who has registered on Laika’s platform i.e. on the www.wearelaika.com website and who have accepted the Terms & Condition& and the Privacy Policy as set forth herein.  

Laika.  

“Laika” for the purposes of these Terms & Conditions sh&ll mean the Company for internet marketing and services SOFTWARE PRODUCTION EOOD, a limited liability company registered under the jurisdiction of the Republic of Bulgaria.  

Platform.  

“Platform” is defined as the totality of the website (www.wearelaika.com) which includes the combination of a multitude of elements consisting of the computer code, graphic design, overall user experience, services offered and rendered, etc.  

Profile.  

“Profile” is defined as the collection of setting and information associated with a user i.e. the explicit digital representation of the identity of the user. For the purposes of these Terms & Conditions “Profile” &hall mean the Profile of a natural person.  

Company Profile.  

“Company Profile” is defined as the collection of settings and information associated with a user i.e. the explicit digital representation of the identity of the user. “Company Profile” shall mean the Profile of a Legal Entity as incorporated by law existing on this Platform for the purposes of employment of the potential employees.  

Company Page.  

“Company Page” is defined as a page on the Platform which allows the Company Profile – owner of said Company Page, to add more detailed description about the overall experience of the company or certain aspects thereof, testimonials of employees, pictures and or videos, links to the User website and social media accounts, open and active Ads, etc.  

Job offer. “Job offer” is defined as an offer of employment made by Companies via their Company Profiles to potential candidates for hire i.e. Profiles.  

Ad.  

“Ad” is defined as a wanted ad meaning an advertisement for a Job offer posted by a Company Profile with its constitutive elements, as defined herein, with which the Company Profile informs potential candidates of an open position in said company which Profiles may view, should the criteria of the Ad be met, and may apply to on their discretion.  

Special subscription offers.  

“Special subscription offers” constitute offers made by Laika to businesses who sign up for Company Profiles, which may entail promotional trial periods, discounts for the use of the Platform, help setting up the Company Profile, etc.  

Payment options. “Payment options” are defined as predefined payment plans exclusive to Company Profiles which enable the creation of Ads.  

Testimonials.  

“Testimonials” are defined as statements made by hired applicants (Profiles/ natural persons) about a certain company or workers of said company testifying to the overall experience working in the company or certain aspects thereof.  

Intellectual Property.  

“Intellectual Property” for the purposes of these Terms & Conditions shall mean all rights arising from o& in connection to designs, logos, trade-marks, computer code and software, implementation of the computer code and software, design of the overall user experience, authors rights, data (not including personal data of Users), information regarding the Platform, articles published by Laika as well as photographic, video and phonographic entries and formats or any combination thereof which are the sole and exclusive property of Laika.  

§ Profile and Company Profile creation  

Creation of Profile(s) is free of charge, while Company Profile(s) are subject to certain subscription fees.  

Users hereby agree that they shall submit truthful and accurate information, needed for the successful creation of their respective profile, and hereby acknowledge that providing false, inaccurate or misleading information is at their own detriment and that Laika shall not be liable in the event(s) where they may receive no Job offers or no applications by potential candidates.  

Users agree that the information is given, necessary for the creation of their profiles, constitutes information personal or otherwise that pertains to the User i.e. the User is the owner of the submitted information. Should complaints arise that cast doubt on the identity of the User meaning a disproportionate difference in the information given and the real information pertaining to the User, Laika retains the right to ascertain the truthfulness of the claim made by third parties and reserves the right to ask for additional information in order to settle the said claim. Should the User’s profile be found as fraudulent and/or it is ascertained that the User has used personal information of which he is not the real owner, his profile shall be deleted pursuant to the Termination section of these Terms & Condi&ions, and his activity reported to the appropriate authorities in accordance with applicable law(s) and where applicable any and all evidence that may lead to the successful investigation of fraud or identity theft be given to the real owner of the information and/or a competent persecuting government body.  

The collection of personal information by Laika shall extend to the extent that it is necessary for the operation of the Platform. Furthermore, Laika shall collect and process the personal information (personal data) of the Users in accordance with applicable law(s) and the Privacy Policy of the Platform.  

Upon the creation of their respective profiles, Users shall be asked to verify their account i.e. their Profile or Company Profile. Verification of their respective profile shall be made via the e-mail they have submitted. By clicking and following the link sent via an automated e-mail, Users shall verify their respective profiles and be allowed to use the full functionality of the Platform.  

§ Company page  

Company Profiles may be allowed to set up or have Company Pages set up for them by Laika in accordance with chosen Payment options, subscription models or Special subscription offers.  

Company Pages may contain content added from the Company Profile – the owner of the Company Page, such as:  

Pictures and/or videos from the company, the company’s team, headquarters, offices, etc.  

Testimonials  

Links to social media accounts  

Open and active Ads etc.  

The aforementioned content may be expanded or retracted with the sole discretion from Laika. Laika shall not be deemed liable in events where inappropriate or offensive content is added on the Company Page. In such events, Laika shall flag and delete the inappropriate or offensive content and shall review whether there are any grounds for termination of the defaulting party. 

§ Profile anonymity and interview process  

This Section only refers to Profiles made by Users who are natural persons.  

Profiles are anonymous, meaning all data pertaining to the User of the Profile shall not be shown to Company Profile(s) until the interview process between the Profile and Company Profile has started.  

Company Profiles posting Ads (defined as wanted ads in the Definitions Section) shall gain feedback on the person(s) applying only in the extent of their skills and expertise and country of residence. All other data shall be omitted and applicants or candidates i.e. Profiles applying shall be given numbers. This numbering system is automatic and is used to better and more easily display the applicants to the Company Profile. Numbers shall be assigned instead of the name and surname of the User of the Profile.  

After the Company Profile has chosen its applicants the Platform shall notify the chosen Profiles. Only Profiles that have accepted this invitation for an interview shall have their name, surname and other information, made visible to the Company Profile.  

Profiles and Company Profiles shall conduct the interview process via channels other than Laika. 

§ Intellectual Property  

Intellectual Property as defined in the § Definitions section of these Terms & C&nditions is the exclusive property of Laika. No infringement shall be made upon the Intellectual Property of Laika and failure to do so shall constitute grounds for termination of the profile of the defaulting party.  

Notwithstanding the previous statement, Intellectual Property of Users, whether natural persons or legal entities, is the exclusive property of said User. No infringement shall be made upon the intellectual property of the User by other Users of the Platform. Failure to comply shall constitute grounds for the termination of the Profile or Company Profile of the defaulting party.  

All present and future rights to intellectual property including inventions and improvements, trademarks, patents, designs, copyright, any corresponding property rights under the laws of any jurisdiction as well as all rights in respect of an invention, discovery, trade secret, secret process, know-how, concept, idea, information, process, data, formula or work product that arise from the Platform is the exclusive property of Laika.

§ Use of material  

Use of material appearing on the Platform, including but not limited to: articles, banners, pictures, videos, audio recordings, graphic design, logos, trademarks, etc. is strictly prohibited without previous written consent from Laika.  

The previous written consent from Laika and the use of the material appearing on the Platform encompass only materials that are the property of Laika. All other use that is considered the property of the Users is prohibited and cannot be allowed for use by Laika to third parties without knowledge and consent from the Users.  

§ Third-party links  

Third-party links posted on the personal profiles of the Users, either in the description or other fields or made available to other Users in any way, shape and/or form which are not specifically endorsed by Laika while allowed on the Platform shall not constitute any liability for Laika and the Platform should the opening of said links result in detrimental ramifications for the User(s) and for their property.  

Users are reminded to report harmful third-party links to Laika and its administrators in order to remove such links and prevent harm for the Laika community in the future.

§ User limitations  

Users, with the acceptance of these Terms & C&nditions, hereby agree that while free to use the services of Laika and its Platform, as defined herein and as made available by the functionality of the Platform, they shall refrain from:  

The republishing of material from this Platform, including but not limited to the republishing of information on other websites, blogs, social media, etc. that pertains to Users personal data, information that may infringe upon the use of Intellectual Property of Laika of its Users, etc.;  

Duplication, copy, reproduction or otherwise exploit material on the Platform for commercial or malicious purposes;  

Editing or modifying any material on this Platform not intended to be modified by the User;  

The sale, rent and sub-license of any material from this Platform;

§ Termination  

Forms of verbal, phycological or any other type of abuse stemming from, but not limited to ones’ race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life or sexual orientation, physical appearance, etc. is prohibited and shall be sanctioned with the termination of the profile of the defaulting party.  

The infringement of the intellectual property rights of Laika or its Users shall result in the termination of the profile of the defaulting party.  

The use of pictures, videos, graphic content, audio recording, texts in description fields or other fields that may incite hatred, violence, threats or other forms of targeted abuse as well as those who might be deemed offensive to members of the Laika community (the Laika team and non-defaulting users) as well as third-party links that reroute the User(s) to websites that shall be deemed offensive by any of the aforementioned criteria shall be taken down by the administrators and the defaulting party’s profile shall be terminated.  

Theft of personal information (personal data) and fraudulent activities connected to the theft of personal information shall result in the termination of the defaulting party’s profile. Fake Profiles and Company Profiles shall also be terminated by Laika when the appropriate reports are made and whereupon submitted evidence is deemed sufficient and satisfactory by Laika.  

Laika shall also terminate Profiles and Company Profiles that have breached any of the previous provisions of this Termination Section before, during or after the interview has taken place through other channels i.e. e-mail, messaging, video-conferencing programs and/or applications, etc. This type of Termination shall be made based on a report from the non-defaulting party and sufficient and satisfactory evidence submitted by both parties.  

Notwithstanding the aforementioned provisions of this Section termination of a User’s profile shall come to fruition in any case where the user wishes to terminate his profile on the Platform. Termination on his own volition can be done in the following ways:  

Users can terminate (delete) their Profiles by using the “Delete” field in their admin panel, located on the upper right corner of the screen. After choosing the option to delete his Profile the User shall be asked to verify his choice by typing the word “delete” in capital letters in the corresponding form.  

Users can terminate (delete) their Company profiles by using the “Delete” field in their admin panel, located on the upper right corner of the screen. After choosing the option to delete his Company Profiles the User shall be asked to verify his choice by typing the word “delete” in capital letters, in the corresponding form.  

Termination i.e. deletion of Profiles and Company Profiles is final and all data associated with the respective profiles is erased. Returning Users will hate to go through the procedure of creating new Profiles(s) and Company Profile(s) should they decide to once again procure services from Laika. Users are advised that although their data shall not be made available to them should they return to the Platform said data shall remain i.e. shall be stored in the Laika database. Users wishing to permanently delete data from the database should consult the Privacy Policy of the Platform and use their right to be forgotten in accordance with the Privacy Policy and the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union.

§ Termination of Services  

This Section refers only to the Company Profiles i.e. User accounts made by legal entities.  

Termination of Services for Company Profiles shall be made in accordance with the Termination Section of these Terms & Co&ditions.  

Termination of the Company Profiles shall be final and all data associated with the Company Profile shall be erased. Users of Company Profiles are instructed to consult the Termination Section and the Privacy Policy of Laika for the permanent deletion of their data from Laika’s database i.e. the use of their right to be forgotten.  

Users of Company Profiles hereby agree that any and all unused, but already paid Ads on the Platform shall be terminated as well, and no reimbursement shall be made by Laika.  

§ Payment options, subscription fees, and Special subscription offers  

This Section refers only to the Company Profiles i.e. User accounts made by legal entities.  

Laika reserves the right to offer, introduce, change and withdraw Payment options, subscription fees and Special subscription offers to Company Profiles.  

Payment options as defined in the Definitions Section of these Terms & Conditions, mean&ng: “predefined payment plans exclusively to Company Profiles which enable the creation of Ads” shall different models consisting of a unique price for a set number of Ads that the Company Profile may use. Upon the selection and payment of the chosen Payment option the Company can post the specified number of Ads (job ads) on the Platform. Users are advised that Ads shall be put on the Platform for a set number of days after which they will be removed by the administrators.  

Subscription fees are fees payable by the Company Profile on a monthly basis for the use of the Platform. Subscription of Company Profiles on the Platform gives the User(s) unique benefits available only to subscribers. Pricing, subscriber benefits, etc. are determined by Laika and made available for interested parties (Company Profiles) on the Platform.  

Laika retains the right to offer Special subscription offers to Company Profiles. The criteria, merits and the offering of Special subscription offers to Company profiles or companies not yet members of the Laika community is at the sole discretion of Laika. Laika shall not be held responsible should Special subscription offers be offered to certain Company Profiles and companies.

§ Transactions  

This Section refers only to the Company Profiles i.e. User account made by legal entities.  

Payment of subscription plans and Special subscription offers and subscription fees on Laika by Company Profiles shall be made via an internet transaction. All information from the debit or credit card that shall be entered shall be encrypted and processed in accordance with modern encryption and processing standards.  

Information from the payment (name of the issuer, name of the owner, real PAN, date of validity, etc.) shall be gathered via Recurly Inc. Recurly Inc is PCI-DSS Level 1 compliant meaning that sensitive information is stored using several layers of encryption in a segmented network with no public internet access. New encryption keys are generated daily, and existing keys are rotated on a regular basis. This type of sensitive information is encrypted by an SSL connection when in transit over the public network with SSL connection using TLS 1.2 or above.  

Gathered information from and encrypted by Recurly Inc. shall be stored as such on a virtual private cloud in a private subnet (Amazon Web Services), secured by login credentials and encryption at rest. Access to this database cannot be publicly accessed meaning that access can be granted only with the use of a Laika’s private certificate.  

Notwithstanding the previous provisions of this Section, data regarding to the “card security code” (CSC), “card verification value” (CVV), “card verification value code” (CVVC) etc. shall not be gathered, stored or encrypted in any way, shape or form pursuant to standards of card data safety (PCI-DSS).

§ Ads  

As defined in the Definitions Section of these Terms & C&nditions, Ads shall mean: “a wanted ad meaning an advertisement posted by a Company profile with its constitutive elements, as defined herein, with which the Company Profile informs potential candidates of an open position in said company which Profiles may view, should the criteria of the Ad be men, and may apply on their discretion.”  

By choosing a Payment option, subscription or Special subscription offer Company Profiles are given a certain number of Ads they may post on the Platform. Company Profiles shall be prompted to fill out all necessary information pertaining to the open position in their company. Information about the open position may constitute the following: title of the open position, location, whether the job is part-time, fulltime, etc, type of worker needed (meaning Programmer, Developer, etc), level of aptitude, experience needed, skill set, salary, etc.  

Completion of Ads by the Company Profiles are sent to Laika’s administrators. Only upon approval by Laika’s administrators will the Ad(s) be published on the Platform and made visible to potential candidates/applicants. Laika’s administrators are natural persons, meaning that each Ad shall be evaluated by employees or persons authorized by Laika.  

Ads appear on the Platform for a set number of days after which the Ads will be removed from the Platform.  

While Ads are active, Company Profiles shall be given analytics about the Ads, meaning the overall popularity of the Ad, majority interest location, number of views, etc. No personal data regarding the candidates/applicants shall be given through the active Ad.

§ Disclaimer  

Laika shall not be held liable for the information contained on the Platform, which is given by the User(s) or other third parties. While Laika shall act in accordance with professional standards and try to ensure the entirety, truthfulness, and accuracy of the information given by User(s) or other third parties, Laika does not guarantee its entirety, truthfulness, and accuracy.  

User(s) hereby agree that Laika shall not be liable in events where data breaches (personal or otherwise) occur whereby the use of malicious means the defaulting party i.e. User(s) or a third party at fault has breached these Terms & Co&ditions and applicable law(s). Laika shall ensure the safety of data and implement organizational and technical measures to ensure said safety.  

Laika provides this service i.e. the Platform without any representation, endorsement or warranties of any kind relating to the Platform and the use of the Platform, including without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law(s).  

Laika shall not be held liable for direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising under these Terms & Conditio&s, whether such losses arise in contract, tort or otherwise, including but not limited to any loss of profit, contracts, business, goodwill, data, income, revenue or anticipated earnings or savings.  

§Indemnification  

Users hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Laika and its Platform against any and all losses, damages, costs, liabilities, expenses including but not limited to legal expenses and any amounts paid by Laika to a third party in a settlement of a claim or dispute on advice of their legal advisers, incurred or suffered by Laika arising out of any breach by User(s) of any provision of these Terms & Conditions, or&arising out of any claim that User(s) have breached any provision of these Terms & Conditions.

§ Breaches of these Terms & Conditions  

Without prejudice to any other rights under these Terms & Co&ditions, breach of these Terms & Co&ditions in any way shall result in the undertaking of actions as deemed appropriate by Laika, including but not limited to suspending or prohibiting the User(s) to access the Platform, blocking computers using User(s) IP address from accessing the Platform, contacting User(s) internet provider with the request to block access to the Platform to the User(s) and/or the commencement of court proceedings against the defaulting party.  

§ Changes to Terms & Condi&ions  

Laika retains the right to alter, change, revise or institute entirely new Terms & Condition& on its own discretion at any time Laika deems fit to do so. Users shall be notified of changes to these Terms & Condition& via the e-mail they have submitted upon registering their respective profiles. 

§ Jurisdiction These Terms & Co&ditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the law(s) of the Republic of Bulgaria, and any disputes relating to these Terms & Co&ditions shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Republic of Bulgaria. § Details Company for internet marketing and services SOFTWARE PRODUCTION EOOD, a limited-liability company. Address: BULGARIA Petrich 2850, District of Blagoevgrad Municipality of Petrich 5, floor 2,2gtn October St.