Terms of Use

FishingJobs.com (the "site"), is operated by ("we" "us" "our") Fieldwork Communications LLC, dba the Alaska Fishing Jobs Center (AFJC). By using any part of the site, all users ("you" "your") agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Use ("terms of use") as set forth below. If you do not accept these terms and conditions of use, do not use our web sites.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of and Conditions of Use at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms and Conditions of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. Please check this page periodically for such changes.

Employers

As an employer you recognize and understand that job applicants you may contact or hire through our website are in no way formally affiliated with us, except insofar as we make it possible for you to contact and communicate with them. We take measures to educate job applicants as to the realities, risks and potential rewards of commercial fishing employment, but all practical training of employees is your responsibility. It is your responsibility to screen, interview and select employees. Any events or occurrences resulting from your hiring choices are well outside the scope of influence of AFJC.

We reserve the right to expel employers (or site users posing as employers) and prevent their further access to our employment sites. We also reserve the right to remove communications that are abusive, illegal, or not appropriate based upon our sole discretion.

By agreeing to these terms and conditions you represent that you are a bona fide employer directly connected to the Alaskan fishing and/or seafood processing industries (either a “skipper” or a “processor,” as these words are ordinarily understood in the industries). You represent that your sole interest in using our website is either to find an employer or find an employee.

Further you represent that you are not an owner, operator or contractor working for an employment-related company or service provider that is likely to “compete” with the Alaska Seafood Jobs Center as the word “compete” is ordinarily understood.

Further you represent that you will not “scrape” or “harvest” information of any kind from the AFJC website, including but not limited to personal contact information of applicants; identifying information of employers; usernames; passwords; etc., as the words “scrape” or “harvest” are ordinarily understood in the Internet-based business arena.

If you post employment advertisements on our website, you recognize and understand that we reserve the right to approve all job postings prior to positions being listed as active on our employment site. You also understand that this approval process is based upon our sole discretion, and is necessary to ensure that content submitted is relevant to the context of our employment site and our intended site audiences. We reserve the right to reject job postings to our site, terminate accounts, expel employers and prevent their further access to our employment web sites, based upon our sole discretion. We also reserve the right to remove communications that are abusive, illegal, or not appropriate.

Job Seekers (Applicants)

As an applicant you recognize and understand that employers who may contact or hire you through our website are in no way formally affiliated with us, except insofar as we make it possible for them to contact and communicate with you. We take measures, via the Alaska Fishing Jobs Handbook and other means, to educate you as to the realities, risks and potential rewards of commercial fishing employment, but all practical training of applicants is the responsibility of the employer. It is your responsibility to judge for yourself if a potential employer is a “good fit” for you. Any events or occurrences resulting from employment obtained through the services of the Alaska Fishing Jobs Center are well outside our scope of influence.

As a job seeker you recognize and understand that any offers of employment appearing on our website in no way constitute offers or guarantees of employment to those who apply. You also understand that we are not able to confirm or assess the accuracy, appropriateness, quality, or suitability of employers, or of the veracity, truthfulness or suitability of any offers or representations they may make. Although we make efforts to do so, we are not in a position to confirm that each employer who uses our website is who he or she claims to be.

We reserve the right to reject application/profile submissions to our sites, expel job seekers and prevent their further access to our employment sites. We also reserve the right to remove communications that are abusive, illegal, or not appropriate based upon our sole discretion. You also recognize and agree that we reserve the right to terminate any job seeker account for any reason.

Prohibited Use

In connection with your use of our site, you will not:

  1. Transmit any message, data, text, software or images, or other material that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene, libelous, hateful, racially, objectionable, or that may invade another's right of privacy or publicity.

  2. Impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with AFJC or with any other person or entity, or post any false or inaccurate information.

  3. Post or transmit any content that you do not have a right to reproduce, display or transmit.

  4. Post or transmit any content that contains a virus or corrupted data.

  5. Access our network in a manner that adversely affects the availability of its resources to other users.

  6. Post or transmit any chain letters, spam, junk mail, or any other form of solicitation, commercial or otherwise.

  7. Violate any applicable local, provincial, state, national or international law; or upload or transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark or copyright.

  8. Respond to any employment opportunity or application/profile listing on the system for any reason other to than to request employment-related information or engage in employment-related correspondence.

  9. Post to the sites any pyramid scheme, club membership, affiliate recruitment business, or other home-based business opportunity which requires an up front or periodic payment, requires recruitment of other members, sub-distributors or sub-agents, or involves primarily commission based sales.

  10. Delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity, unless express consent has been given by respective person or entity.

User Dispute

In the event that you (as an employer or job seeker) have a dispute with one or more users of our website, you release Fieldwork Communications LLC, dba Alaska Fishing Jobs Center (our agents, partners, and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential, direct and indirect) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

Security

If you register an account, you represent that you are at least 18 years old and that, to the best of your knowledge and belief, your registration information is truthful, accurate and complete. A user name and password will be assigned by us or chosen by you. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password and for activities occurring under your account. Be sure to change your password promptly and notify us if you believe your account is being accessed by others. Each user must register separately. You may not loan your user name and password to others. You may not use another person's account without their authorization.

Copyright

All materials on our employment web site (as well as the organization and layout) are owned and copyrighted or licensed by Fieldwork Communications LLC, dba the Alaska Fishing Jobs Center, its affiliates, partners, or its suppliers. All rights reserved. No reproduction, distribution, or transmission of the copyrighted materials is permitted without written permission. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Fieldwork Communications LLC, dba the Alaska Fishing Jobs Center, does not claim ownership of content you submit. However, with respect to job postings that you may submit, you grant us the license to use, distribute, and reproduce your job posting information for the purpose of promoting our employment web site.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Fieldwork Communications LLC, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the service, your use of the service, your connection to the service, your violation of the Terms of Service, or your violation of any rights of another.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. FIELDWORK COMMUNICATIONS LLC MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.

YOU ALSO UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT FIELDWORK COMMUNICATIONS LLC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF FIELDWORK COMMUNICATIONS LLC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.

FIELDWORK COMMUNICATIONS LLC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND NOTICES UNDER WHICH THIS SITE AND ITS SERVICES ARE OFFERED. UPDATES WILL BE POSTED ON THIS PAGE.