GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The present TERMS AND CONDITIONS were last updated on 24.10.2019

PLEASE NOTE THAT „NOBLE TECH“ LTD. DOES NOT IN ANY WAY FINANCE THE MEMBERSHIP OF USERS IN THE WEBSITE. THE REALIZATION OF THE RESULTS IN CONNECTION TO OUR SERVICES ARE BASED SOLELY ON THE DECISIONS OF USERS. THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE PRESENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS IS A COMPULSORY PREREQUISITE FOR THE USE OF THE WEBSITE.

NobleHire is a referral-based job board connecting the world’s most promising tech talent with cutting-edge companies, drastically lowering the time and cost per hire.

„NOBLE TECH“ LTD.  may modify the General and Referral Terms and Conditions at any time on the website – www.noblehire.io, at its own discretion. At „NOBLE TECH“ LTD.  we make sure you are well-posted about all modifications on our website and we shall try our best to always inform you in connection to any amendments. However, please make sure you check the date of the last modifications of the Terms and Conditions whenever you use the website. In case you do not agree to the new modifications of the Terms and Conditions, please contact the team of „NOBLE TECH“ LTD.  through an email, requesting the deletion of your account. If you do not agree with the terms incorporated within this document, do not use the services, which are provided by „NOBLE TECH“ LTD. through the website www.noblehire.io. However, if you continue to use the services, we shall consider these actions as acceptance of the previously mentioned amendments.

The present General Terms and Conditions („Terms“) and the Referral Terms and Conditions apply exclusively and solely for this website- www.noblehire.io. The access to the services provided by „NOBLE TECH“ LTD.  (referred to as “Noble”, “US”, “WE”, “the company”) through this website is a subject to prior acceptance to these Terms and Conditions. By clicking the “Registration” button, you enter into a binding agreement with „NOBLE TECH“ LTD. We consider the prior acceptance of the General Terms and Conditions, The Referral Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy, the Cookies Policy and the confirmation of the registration as an explicit electronic statement presented in digital form for the acceptance of the above-mentioned rules according to article 2 of the Electronic Document and Electronic Trust Services Act, applicable on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.

The website is a complex structure incorporating two main online modules as it follows- Noble Hire and Culture by Noble Hire. The two modules have different functions according to the initially set out the purpose of the website. Please, make sure that you have informed yourself for the variety of functions both NobleHire and Culture by Noble Hire offer, their structure, and purpose, before registering. „NOBLE TECH“ LTD. shall be considered an Intermediary between Employers and Employees with the sole purpose of recruitment of personnel.  

The submission, collection and processing of personal data in connection to the use of our website is a subject of our Privacy Policy, which is duly compliant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (referred to as GDPR).

Once you agree to the Terms and Conditions, we consider this an explicit consent of approval to the following:

1. DEFINITIONS

1.1. “NOBLE TECH“, “Noble“, “US“, “WE“, “The company” refers to „NOBLE TECH“ LTD, a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Bulgaria, and having its registered address at city of Sofia 1164, Lozenets district area, 12 Midzhur str., floor 3, UIC: 205211882, legally represented by: Georgi Ivanov Ivanov, email for communication to Noble Tech: [email protected] . Noble is a duly licensed company for performing services for selection and activities related to selection and recruitment of Personnel, licensed from the Bulgarian Ministry of Labor and Social Policy.

1.2. “User” shall mean any individual or legal entity who in any way accesses the website and/or uses the company’s services, including:

1.2.1. “Employer” shall mean users who create a company account and are given the possibility to publish job positions with the sole purpose of recruitment of candidates after recommendation made by Noble. Employers afterwards at their own discretion may offer jobs after selection.

1.2.2. “Referrer” shall mean any other registered user who may refer people known to them as Candidates on the offers made by Employers due to subjective criteria of the Referrer for compatibility of the criteria set out by Employers and the qualification of Candidates; for these activities Referrers shall receive remuneration as known as Referral bonus; the remuneration is an object of separate contracts signed with Noble; Referrers may be physical persons or legal entities.

1.2.3. “Candidate” shall mean any individual who shall have the possibility to self-register on the Platform and apply for available and open job positions or are recommended to Employers by Referrers.

1.3. “Noble Platform” shall mean the two online modules as it follows:

1.3.1. “NobleHire“ is an online module, on which Employers publish offers for recruitment, Referrers may refer Candidates to the Employers, and Candidates on an autonomous basis apply for available and open job positions.

1.3.2. “Culture by Noble Hire“ is an online module, on which current Employees of Employers have the possibility to include information related to their company’s culture and details related to the workplace, classified as “Sensitive Company Information”.

1.4. “Sensitive Company Information” may be requested on the Noble Platform and it presents information about a given company, including but not limited to the legal name, address, industry, web address, pictures of premises and team events with employees present in them, company achievements, mission, vision, goals, values, job vacancies and related details; the details may include job descriptions, job roles and responsibilities, offered salary and remuneration package details, hiring manager and team details (names and pictures), culture (culture elements, engagement practices).

1.5. “Hiring fee” shall mean any remuneration received by Noble from Employers for the providence of Intermediary services based on separate contracts, signed between the Parties. The hiring fee is an object of separate negotiations with Employers and may vary according to each specific case.

1.6. “Referral bonus” shall mean any Referrer who receives remuneration under the form of percentage of the hiring fee for certain performed tasks on the Noble platform, object to prior negotiation and signing of a separate contract with Noble, including:

1.6.1. Referral of a Candidate who shall be hired by an Employer;

1.6.2. Referral of a Candidate, who on the other hand, refers a second candidate who shall be hired by the Employer; the referral of a third candidate regardless of the fact whether they are hired or not is not compensated;

1.6.3. Any other task, which explicitly promises money reward according to Noble’s policy;

 

1.7. “Referral / application status update” shall incorporate the obligations of Noble and the Employers to submit information to the Referrer or Candidate on the stage of their recommendations or applications.

1.8. “Terms” shall collectively refer to the present Terms and Conditions.

1.9. “Confidential Information” shall mean any and all technical and non-technical information including but not limited to patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, and proprietary information, the agreements signed with Noble and the content incorporated within the documents, other documentation, data and information provided to users by Noble for the purpose of services providence,  know-how, processes, apparatus, equipment, algorithms, software programs, software source documents, and formula related to current and future proposed products and services of Noble or the users, formulas for calculation of remuneration, respective information concerning research, experimental work, development, financial information, business forecasts, and marketing plans and information.  Confidential information is considered the one including the disclosure of a user’s personal or identifiable information to another user for the purposes of recruitment. Confidential Information shall include any copies, analysis or abstracts made thereof. .

  1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Please, bear in mind that Noble does not in any way independently and in the capacity of an employer offer any working places and job positions. The company does not guarantee in any way the success of the recruitment process. Nothing in the present Terms or the content of the website shall be interpreted hereinafter directly as making either party an employer, contractor or employee of the other. Noble appears an Intermediary between the Employer and the Employee by undertaking all necessary activities to provide the respective services of searching, assessing, selecting and presenting a list of applicants for the positions included on the website. Noble reserves its right to conduct the selection freely and at its own discretion. 

In order to use the services provided on the website, you must be at least 18 years old and able to enter into legally binding contracts in the corresponding roles as Employer, Referrer or Candidate. Noble shall not be held liable if a person, who is under 18 years old, uses the services of the website by providing untruthful information.

For author of the electronic statements we shall consider the individual indicated in the statement as its author. Signatory of the electronic statements shall be the Users on whose behalf the electronic statements is made according to article 4 of the Electronic Document and Electronic Trust Services Act of Bulgaria. Noble is not responsible in any way for the non-compliance with the legislation. 

The published contacts and information of Employers, their representatives, Candidates and Referrers may be used only for the intended purpose, namely in relation to applications for the specific job positions. Users explicitly agree not to use these data for any other occasion. 

The decisions you take as a User, in connection to the information you provide to other Users and of other Users, the business relations you would like to enter into with other Users and under what conditions, are entirely and solely based on your estimation and they are your responsibility.  

Anonymous use of the website services is strictly forbidden. 

Each User agrees that it will not make use of, disseminate, or in any way circulate within its own organization any Confidential Information of the company or other Users, which is supplied to or obtained during the use of the website. The restriction is not applicable to the extent necessary for negotiations, discussions, and consultations with personnel or authorized representatives of the user. Users further agree that they shall not disclose or publish any Confidential Information of other users or of the company to any third party and that they shall use their best efforts to prevent inadvertent disclosure of such Confidential Information to any third party.  

2.1. FOR EMPLOYERS

Employers upload and announce job positions at their own discretion and according to their needs and capacity. Employers are solely responsible for the truthfulness of the information they publish. The Platform offers the opportunity for Employers to create company profiles (accounts) in Culture by Noble Hire. Employers can upload information about the company and the free job positions and their description. . The above-mentioned information provided by Employers is an object of prior approval by Noble. 

In relation to the creation of the company profile, its maintenance, job announcements and information uploaded on NobleHire and Culture by Noble Hire, the current employees of the Employer should give explicit consent to the Employer for their participation in the presentation.  

When Employers provide pictures and videos for the property on Culture by Noble Hire, they should reflect the conditions and quality of the services adequately and accurately.

The present Terms and Conditions shall be considered an inseparable part of future agreements concluded between Employers and Noble with the purpose of selection and recruitment of personnel. 

The Employer is entitled to present any information, which is necessary for the selection including but not limited to expectations, criteria and requirements for the positions and any other relevant information, which may be required by Noble. Noble shall not be held liable for the selection of Candidates, who are not suitable according to the Employer. 

Employers are required to present in a reasonable period of time referral or application status update in connection to received referral recommendation and/or candidate application stage. The requests for such checkups should be made through email correspondence with Noble. Direct connection with the Employer and request of status update from the latter is not allowed.

When Noble has suspended its active intermediary activity according to section 2.4. of the present Terms, Employers are obliged to declare when requested by Noble a full status update on Candidates’ application stage. 

2.2. FOR CANDIDATES

Candidates are free to decide the job offers for which they would like to apply. We recommend the prior search of information about the Employer via either Culture by Noble Hire or other sources. 

Noble is not responsible and shall not be held liable in any way for: the unsuccessful recruitment; failure to participate in selection for job announcements due to the subjective consideration for incompatibility with the job requirements or due to Noble’s policy for referral of one Candidate to three Employers contemporaneously (read more in the present point); termination of any labor contract regardless of the grounds. 

Noble recommends one Candidate at the same time to maximum of three Employers regardless of the number of job positions the Candidate has applied for or for how many job positions they have been referred to by Referrers. Noble team considers this policy as highly effective in the practice and suggests Candidates to choose wisely the job positions for which they apply. 

Noble communicates actively with all Candidates via email and phone (when necessary) on the Platform regardless of whether Candidates have already applied or have been recommended. The communication is due to the purpose of insurance of high-quality service for Candidates. When a Referrer has made a successful referral of a specific Candidate, the latter is not required to self-register on the website after recommendation. The Candidate has the obligation to object to the referral if they do no approve or confirm it. Noble considers the referral approved if the Candidate has not raised objections to it through email after the receipt of the initial one by Noble. 

Candidates have the possibility to participate in different marketing campaigns conducted by Noble. Such is the free gift boxes giveaway to all Candidates after successful recruitment by Employers, without significance if they have applied independently or via a referral. For more information, please refer to article 7- Marketing Activity for more information about the campaigns. Please bear in mind that Candidates can also refer others for job positions. Therefore, when they conduct this activity, Noble shall consider them as Referrers and the Referral Terms and Conditions shall be fully applicable for them even if they have not agreed to them explicitly. For more information read the Referral Terms and Conditions. 

2.2.1. BLANK APPLICATION

Noble Platform gives the opportunity to Candidates to use the website function- “blank application”. This shall mean that the Candidate fills in information about themselves and send it to Noble’s team without application for a precise job position. The Candidate in this case assigns to Noble the task to search for an adequate job position for them. The blank application option is accessible by clicking the “Send Your Application” button and filling in the information needed. The time needed for search is subject to personal estimation by Noble. In case Noble has selected one or more options for recommendation, Candidates shall be contacted via email before approaching Employers. Candidates are given the possibility to preliminary confirm their interest for the job positions suggested by Noble. After approval by the Candidates, Noble contacts Employers with information about them.

2.3. FOR REFERRERS

Noble communicates actively with all Referrers via email and phone (when necessary) on the platform regardless of whether Referrers have already referred a Candidate. The communication is due to the purpose of insurance of high-quality service for Referrers. 

Referrers shall receive payments for the performed tasks, arranged in Section 1- “Definitions”, when they are explicitly agreed upon.  The activities conducted by Referrers on the website suggest the receipt of remuneration. The activities and the amount of the referral bonuses are an object of separate arrangements and contracts signed with Noble.  

When Noble has suspended its active intermediary activity according to section 2.4. of the present Terms, the Referrer is duly informed by Noble. In the present case, Noble does not guarantee the payment of the referral bonus to the Referrer. 

For more information about the terms for usage of the website by Referrers, please read carefully the Referral Terms and Conditions, which are part of the General Terms and Conditions. Referrers must agree to the Referral Terms and the General ones in order to use the website and its functionalities. 

2.4. FOR NOBLE 

Noble has the responsibility to respond to status update requests in a reasonable time period. Noble has the responsibility to submit and forward the requests to Employers. Noble shall not be responsible in case Employers do not submit such information at all or in time. 

Noble shall suspend its active role of providing intermediary services for all Candidates for which the Employer proves that they appear in his database as recommendations or nominations in the last 30 days. The application of the Candidate is not suspended in any way and it lasts. However, Noble does not intervene by further referring. 

  1. GENERAL DISCLAIMERS

3.1. AGREEMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITY

It is forbidden for Referrers and Candidates and Referrers and Employers to secretly discuss and negotiate the recruitment of personnel or any distribution of referral bonuses between the parties. In case Noble acquires information relating such arrangements, the company has the right to restrict the access to the website and delete the accounts of the parties, participating in the agreements. This is also applicable when Candidates and Employers discuss and negotiate the recruitment without the knowledge of Noble. All parties involved shall pay Noble a penalty equal to the double amount of the hiring bonus for Noble, which should have been payed if there were no such negotiations and the platform had been used correctly according to the rules of Noble.

Employers are independent contractors and Candidates sign labor contracts directly with them. Noble does not in any way sign labor contracts with Candidates. The company only has a role as an Intermediary. 

The parties in the following employment contracts shall act in good faith by fulfilling their obligations accordingly. Any non-performance, partial performance, material injury and any other obligation arising from the labor agreements are responsibility solely to the Employers and Candidates. We are not liable for any infringement of the contracts between the above-mentioned parties. 

In connection to the services provided, we are not liable for any claims relating tort, delict or quasi- delict caused by either Employers, or Candidates during the exercising of the obligations under the employment contracts. 

3.2. TERRITORY COMPATIBILITY

The use of our Services shall be in compliance with all applicable legislation according to the territory you access from. Users shall have the obligation to check the compatibility of the website with the legal systems, legislation and restrictions in the country they access from. Noble does not allow the access of the website in case the content is found illegal according to the certain country. However, we are not liable in case you access regardless of the violation of the legislation of the country or region. Users are solely responsible for the compliance of the activity of Noble with the applicable local, regional or international laws, regulations, directives, etc. 

3.3. INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR

Users agree that they shall not upload any content referring to advertising and promoting the activity of competitive companies and websites or for other commercial purposes or offer participation in illegal activities. The website should not be accessed from an electronic device, which is known to contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms and other cyber programs, which may cause damage to the website.

The content of the website shall not be used for commercial purposes but only for private ones. Users who use the website for commercial purposes shall be held liable.

Users are forbidden to interfere in any way by any electronic means in the activity of the website. In case such behavior is established, the company shall be entitled to undertake every possible measure to prevent the negative consequences and shall hold the user responsible. 

Any messages, actions, comments, documents, photographs, etc., which in an implicit or explicit way refer to terrorism, discrimination, racism, or any other form of inappropriate behavior are strictly forbidden and will lead to the immediate deletion of the account. We have no responsibility to monitor the behavior of users and shall not be liable for these actions. We request in case other users see such an inappropriate behavior, to inform us as soon as possible. Noble shall make everything possible to restrict, prevent and delete the provocative content. 

3.4. THIRD PARTIES

The platform via Culture by Noble Hire or NobleHire may incorporate hyperlinks, forwarding to websites hosted and supported by third parties. Users are given the opportunity to upload information for their websites, provided they do not contain commercial agitation or they do not provide services, which are in any way similar or identical to the ones offered by Noble.

These third parties are not connected in any way to Us and we do not control or review the content presented there. Users may access the platforms of third parties at their own risk and they should comply with their Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and other relevant to the websites rules. We are not liable for the content represented in the websites of third parties.

  1. ACCOUNT MAINTENANCE

Users are entitled to update their accounts, job announcements, CV and any other personal information, which can be used in any way for the purpose of recruitment, at all times. We are not liable for using old outdated information presented  during the process of job application by Candidates/ referral by Referrers / recommendations by Noble. 

We recommend that you do not leave your account signed in without your supervision when an account is generated. Users should not grant access to their accounts to third persons. 

Users should connect to Noble via email [email protected] in the following cases:

  • they have any detected security breaches or issues;
  • their access point has been under a cyber-attack;
  • their account when one is generated has been modified without their authorization;
  • their account when one is generated has been accessed without their authorization;
  • any other case, which is related to the proper use of the Platform. 

 

  1. PERMISSIONS

Users may distribute or share hyperlinks, which lead to Noble’s website freely, provided the activities are not conducted with commercial purposes. If users want to distribute or share in any way the content in the website for commercial purposes, they have to receive a written prior confirmation by Noble. Users are not allowed to broadcast, transmit, copy, share, etc. in any way the uploaded in the website content- including but not limited to personal data of other users and policies of the company, and they are not allowed to modify the content to represent it as their own. The restrictions for distribution of hyperlinks does not apply for the referral option “Share to Your Network”. 

Users who undertake any action against these provisions shall be liable for any direct and indirect consequences, regarding the company.

 

  1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS 

Users guarantee that they have full and exclusive right, title and interest in and to all uploaded on the website intellectual property rights including but not limited to trademarks, slogans, messages, phrases; documents; photographs; materials or any other works made, designed or conceived by them.

When sensitive company information is uploaded on the Culture by Noble Hire module, Employers explicitly confirm the following:

  • the employees and any other third person on the photographs have given explicit consent for the uploading, transmitting and sharing of the photographs for the purposes of the website;
  • the employees and any other third person whose personal information is uploaded, transmitted and shared on the module have given their consent; 

Employers hereunder declare that they are the sole proprietors of all objects of intellectual property rights, which they present in any way to Noble for the purposes of the website. 

In the case of any material and/or non-pecuniary damage suffered by Noble as a result of claims by third parties in respect of violations of their rights and legitimate interests (copyright, trademark, etc.) made by Users in the fulfillment of the obligations of the latter under the present Terms and Conditions and any other compulsory to the website document thereto, the User undertakes to compensate Noble for the full amount of damages suffered by Noble.

This site belongs to and is operated by Noble. Each component of the website and the layout itself, including but not limited to logos, trademarks, domain names, etc., which appear in any way on the website www.noblehire.io are protected by the current laws with subject intellectual property. Therefore, they belong strictly and solely to Noble and the use of any component is a subject to prior authorisation.

 

None of the above-mentioned components included in this site can be reproduced, copied, edited, transmitted, downloaded or distributed in any way whatsoever partially or in whole, on any medium whatsoever, without the prior written consent of Noble. Apart from this, the use for press requirements is allowed solely in compliance with intellectual property rights that are mentioned. 

 

Noble reserve its right to take every necessary legal action against any breach or infringement of its intellectual property rights. 

 

  1. MARKETING ACTIVITY

Noble encourages and believes that Candidates have all the right qualities to be called Talents. This is why Noble organizes different marketing campaigns in which Candidates have the possibility to participate freely. 

Noble at its own discretion conducts such campaigns. Please bear in mind that in case the Employer has received the specific Candidate’s application through a different platform, Agency or the Candidate has applied independently without Noble’s platform within 30 (thirty) days of Noble’s recommendation for the same Person, the Candidate shall not have the opportunity to participate in ANY of  the marketing campaigns. This is due to the reason that the Employer already has the Candidate’s profile present in his database and Noble has not contributed to the process of selection. If Employers have received such prior recommendation, they have the obligation to inform Noble. Candidates also are given the opportunity to confirm or reject the statement of Employers. Employers are duly obliged to provide verification of such prior recommendation which is not received from Noble whenever needed to prove the truthiness of the statement. Noble is not responsible for the providence of untruthful information by the Employer which may be forged or deliberately manipulated. 

As mentioned above, for all Candidates who have been successfully recruited by Employers there shall be a free-gift-boxes giveaway without significance if they have applied independently or via a referral. The only conditions they have to comply with to receive such gift box are:

  • They should be successfully recruited by an Employer;
  • The recruitment should be made by Noble’s platform;
  • Noble should be the only platform via which the Candidate has been recommended to the Employer within 30 (thirty) days prior to Noble’s recommendation.

Additionally to the gift boxes, only Candidates, who have applied independently without referral from a Referrer, have the opportunity to participate in an additional marketing campaign conducted by Noble during which they can receive additional prizes or marketing products- digital or printed. Noble at its own discretion decides the type of product or prize to offer. Additional information for the participation, time period of the marketing campaign, etc. shall be announced on the website or through other source of communication with the consent of Candidates, provided previously by them in connection to the providence of the services- including but not limited to email correspondence. Noble reserves its right to conduct such campaigns whenever the company decides. 

The conditions for the additional marketing campaign for prizes or marketing products are as it follows: 

  1. Candidates should have applied independently for a job position without referral; and
  2. The Candidate should have been successfully recruited; and
  3. Noble should have been the only platform via which the Candidate has been recommended to the Employer within 30 (thirty) days prior to the Noble recommendation.

Any more marketing campaigns conducted by Noble in the future shall be explicitly announced on the website. Noble reserves its right to modify the rules and criteria for participation according to each particular campaign. In case any of the rules for participation in the announcement on the website and in the present Terms and Conditions differ, the announcement shall overrule.   

If you have any questions regarding the participation and the rules for the conducting of the marketing campaigns, do not hesitate to contact Noble’s team at [email protected] .

  1. RESTRICTION OR DELETION OF CONTENT

Please, bear in mind that the website could be periodically modified, updated, maintained or technically supported. Therefore, the access to the website may be restricted for a certain period of time. Noble shall not be liable for any indirect consequences resulting from the limited access to the website or the lack of possibility to access for this period of time. 

During the modifications, updates and maintenance, some of the offered job announcements or information from the accounts of Users may be replaced or deleted by accident. Users are requested to contact Noble if they notice such changes. Noble shall not be responsible and liable for such undesired consequences but the company shall assist in every possible way to regenerate the lost and/or deleted data after receiving such information by users. 

Additionally, after the request for deletion of the account by any User or in case of deletion of the same due to breach of our rules, any relevant to the user information may be replaced or deleted. You agree that we are not liable for the consequences arising from the above-mentioned cases.

We have the right to undertake any necessary actions to restrict inappropriate or inaccurate content or to delete it if we consider the latter a violation of the applicable for the website rules. The company may restrict or delete an account, delete announcements and publications, photographs, comments, etc. We can take action without your prior consent and knowledge. However, please bear in mind that it is responsibility of the Users to upload truthful, accurate and non- offensive content on the website. Therefore, they are solely responsible and liable for any content, which is considered to violate any third person’s rights. 

In case the account of an Employer is restricted or deleted due to any of the above-mentioned reasons, incorporated in the present Terms and Conditions, any payments made for the providence of the services by Noble shall not be refundable. The behavioral compliance with the obligations during the use of our website is the users’ responsibility and the payment is made at their own risk. 

  1. DELETION OF AN ACCOUNT

Your account when one is generated can be deleted in the following cases:

  1. When the behavior of the User is not compliant to the rules incorporated in the Terms and Conditions;
  2. When the User requests the deletion of his profile and/or exercises his right “to be forgotten”;
  3. Does not use the services of the website for more than 2 (two) years;
  4. In any other case based on the sole discretion of Noble with a prior electronic written notice to the User;

The access to the account may be restricted in the following cases:

  1. In case of doubt for account theft, breach and any other troubleshoots during the use of the account;
  2. When the behavior of the User is not compliant to the rules incorporated in the Terms and Conditions but the non-compliance does not require the deletion of the profile;

Noble shall not be liable in any case for the undertaking of the above-mentioned actions- deletion and restrictions of profiles, and the consequences thereof. These actions are an object of the company’s sole estimation and judgement and cannot be held liable for them.

  1. COMMUNICATION  WITH USERS

Noble may approach Users via a variety of communication means, including telephone, social media or email. The above-mentioned means shall be available after the providence of the information from Users. Users are free to choose the communication method they prefer when the method is not strictly established by Noble in connection to a certain procedure. Please, bear in mind that we include different alternatives for communication with Users in case we would like to additionally confirm information related to a given referral or application for a given position. You, as a User, give your consent for Noble to contact you via email, telephone or social media, once You provide the information prior to the use of the Noble platform. In this case Users shall be considered addressees of electronic statements relating the use of our services. We shall consider the agreement to the present Terms and Conditions as unambiguous circumstances that you have agreed to receive the statement in electronic form via email, telephone or social media according to article 5 of the Bulgarian Electronic Document and Electronic Trust Services Act.

For example, we may communicate with Users via the provided with the registration or further providence of personal data email address, telephone number or social media profile in connection to confirmation of a profile, privacy problems, security breaches, technical or administrative issues and legal breaches regarding your use of our services.  

  1. GDPR COMPLIANCE

The GDPR compliance of the website is subject to our Privacy Policy. For more information, please visit: https://noblehire.io/privacy-policy/

When a User provides information for another person or entity, they declare that they have the latter one’s explicit consent for the providence of personal data. Noble is not liable if the information is provided without the prior consent of the data subject. 

  1. FINAL PROVISIONS

The present Terms and Conditions, which are a compulsory prerequisite for the use of our website, shall constitute an agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and shall overrule any and all previously made oral and/ or written agreements between the parties relating such subject matter.

The competent Bulgarian law and the applicable Bulgarian legislation shall govern any disputes arising from the Terms and Conditions. The issues, which are unsettled accordingly in the present Terms, shall be a subject to the legislation of the Republic of Bulgaria. 

In case any of the provisions in the present Terms and Conditions are found to be illegal, unenforceable, unclear or void, these provisions shall be considered severable from the Terms and Conditions and shall not in any way influence and affect the validity, applicability and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms. 

We are expecting your questions for the terms of website use any other request via email to the following address: [email protected].

REFERRAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The present TERMS AND CONDITIONS were last updated on 24.10.2019

PLEASE NOTE THAT „NOBLE TECH“ LTD. DOES NOT IN ANY WAY FINANCE THE MEMBERSHIP OF USERS IN THE WEBSITE. THE REALIZATION OF THE RESULTS IN CONNECTION TO OUR SERVICES ARE BASED SOLELY ON THE DECISIONS OF USERS. THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE PRESENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS IS A COMPULSORY PREREQUISITE FOR THE USE OF THE WEBSITE. A COMPULSORY PREREQUISITE FOR THE RECEIPT OF REFERRAL BONUS IS THE SIGNING OF AN INDIVIDUAL CONTRACT WITH NOBLE. For more information about the individual contracts and the terms for receipt of referral bonuses, please read the present terms and conditions or contact Noble team on email: [email protected] for more details.

1. DEFINITIONS

The definitions set out in the General Terms and Conditions are applicable for the present Referral Terms.

2. GENERAL PROVISIONS AND REFERRAL BONUS

Noble does not guarantee the receipt of a referral bonus in any way. The referral bonus is dependent on the occurrence of certain events including:

2.1. Referral of a Candidate who is afterward hired by an Employer;

2.2. Referral of a Candidate, who on the other hand, refers a second candidate who is afterward hired by the Employer; the referral of a third candidate regardless of the fact whether they are hired or not is not compensated;

2.3. Any other task, which explicitly promises money reward according to Noble’s policy.

2.2. Referral Bonus

 

2.2.1. Amount of referral bonus for referral of a specific person/ numerous referrals

 

The amount of the referral bonus is equal to 50 % (fifty percent) of the hiring fee when Referrers use the option to refer a specific person according to point 3.1. of the present Terms. The below-mentioned criteria should be met for the receipt of the bonus:

  • The Candidate should be recruited by the precise Employer and should have started to perform their labor obligations;
  • The Candidate should continue to perform their labor obligations for a period of 3 (three) months from the first working day.

 

The amount of the referral bonus received for the referral of a specific person according to point 3.1. of the present Terms can increase for each subsequent Candidate (herein referred to as “numerous referrals”) provided the below-mentioned criteria are met:

  • The Referrer has referred at least 2 people in a period of 3 (three) months; the successful referral of the first Candidate shall be considered the starting date of the period;
  • Each Candidate should be recruited and should have started to perform their labor obligations;
  • Each Candidate should continue to perform their labor obligations for a period of 3 (three) months from the first working day for the receipt of the full referral bonus.

 

The amount of the referral bonus in the latter case increases per Candidate as it follows:

  • with 5% (five percent) to a total of 55% (fifty five percent) for a second successful referral of a Candidate;
  • with 10% (ten percent) to a total of 60% (fifty five percent) for a third successful referral of a Candidate;
  • with 15% (fifteen percent) to a total of 65% (fifty five percent)  for a fourth successful referral of a Candidate;
  • with 20% (twenty percent) to a total of 70% (fifty five percent) for a fifth successful referral of a Candidate;
  • with 20% (twenty percent) to a total of 70% (fifty five percent) or  each next successful referral of a Candidate.

 

2.2.2. Amount of referral bonus with option “Share to Your Network”

 

The amount of the referral bonus is equal to 20 % (twenty percent) of the hiring fee when Referrers use the option “Share to Your Network” according to the steps in point 3.2. of the present Terms. The below-mentioned criteria should be met for the receipt of the bonus:

  • The Candidate should be recruited by the Employer whose job position on the Platform has been shared through the hyperlink and should have started to perform their labor obligations;
  • The Candidate should continue to perform their labor obligations for a period of 6 (six) months from the first working day.

 

2.2.3. Amount of referral bonus with option “Invite a friend”

 

The amount of the referral bonus is equal to 500 BGN of the hiring fee when Referrers use the option “Invite a friend” according to the steps in point 3.3. of the present Terms. The below-mentioned criteria should be met for the receipt of the bonus:

  • The Candidate should be recruited by any Employer on the Platform within 6 (six) months of the invitation by the Referrer and should have started to perform their labor obligations;
  • The Candidate should continue to perform their labor obligations for a period of 6 (six) months from the first working day.

 

2.2.2. Payment of referral bonus

 

The Referrer understands and accepts that referral bonuses are due payable differently according to the referral option selected by the Referrer. The payment schedules related to numerous referrals differentiate according to the number of successful Candidate referrals. The terms and conditions of referral bonus payments are an object of arrangement in the individual agreements signed with Noble. 

 

If a referral is made according to point 3.1. of the present Terms and the Candidate refuses the referral, is not successfully hired or the labor contract with the Employer is terminated before the end of the third month on the workplace, Noble does not owe the Referrer any remuneration. 

The three-month requirement does not apply for numerous referrals of three or more Candidates. In the latter case the payments are separated in two installments based on the first working day and the retention of the Candidate on the workplace for more than three months. Therefore, Noble does not owe Referrers the remaining percentage of the remuneration according to the individual agreement if the labor contract with the Candidate has been terminated during the first three months of the recruitment.

In the case of referral according to point 3.2. of the present Terms, if Candidates decide to enter into the website after seeing the Referrer’s post/ comment, etc. with the incorporated hyperlink in their Network but do not use the hyperlink, Noble cannot identify the referral activity and the identity of the Referrer. Noble shall not be held liable in any way for these circumstances and shall not owe the Referrer remuneration due to the lack of proof for recommendation. In addition, the referral bonus shall not be payable under this option in case the labour contract has been terminated before the end of the sixth month of the Candidate on the specific workplace.

In the case of referral according to point 3.3. of the present Terms, if the Candidate refuses the referral or is not hired within 6 months of the recommendation, Noble does not owe the Referrer any remuneration. In addition, the referral bonus shall not be payable under this option in case the labour contract has been terminated before the end of the sixth month of the Candidate on the specific workplace.

For visual representation of the Referral Bonus Size formation and payment terms please visit our Referral Model page here.

2.2.3. Referral bonus disclaimers 

 

Referrers shall not have any objections or claims in connection to the amount of the hiring fees, the criteria or method of the hiring fee assessment due to the fact that they are different and negotiable only between Noble and each Employer independently.   

 

The final amount may be different than the expected full 20 % or 50%of the hiring fee due to tax, insurance and labour regulations and requirements for payment of taxes and insurance by Noble (for more information, please read point 6- Types of individual contracts and legal requirements). The net amount of 500 BGN is fixed. 

 

Noble is obliged to keep accountancy for the precise period in which the Candidate has started to perform their obligations according to the labour contract signed with the Employer. The information Noble obtains from every Employer. Noble shall not be held liable in any way if the Employer fails to perform their obligations to submit information about the signing of the labour contract and the first working day of the Candidate. Additional requirements for the receipt of the remuneration is the signing of an individual contract with Noble and the declaration of certain tax, labour and insurance facts requested by Noble. For more information about the individual contracts and the declarations, please read carefully point 6 of the present Terms or contact Noble’s team via email.  Prior payment is strictly forbidden. 

 

In case of any discrepancy related to the bonus, please contact Noble team. The team of Noble may need additional information with the purpose of determining the claim.

 

  1. STEPS FOR REGISTRATION AND RECOMMENDATION

3.1. Refer a specific person and numerous referrals

 

When the Referrer wants to recommend a specific person for the job position, it is highly recommended that they follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • The Referrer should talk to the person they think might be a good fit for this position and see if they are interested;
  • If they are interested in the job, the Referrer should recommend them for the position by using the form provided on the website www.noblehire.io;
  • The candidate will be contacted by Noble’s team via email, if provided, for the purpose of informing them for the Referral and introducing them to the next steps and requirements of the procedure for application;
  • The candidate will be contacted and interviewed by the company;
  • If the recruitment is successful and the Candidate has retained his/her working position on the precise workplace for at least 3 (three) months, the Referrer receives a referral bonus as mentioned above in point 2 of the present Terms;

 

Please note that the Candidate may independently register after the Referrer has provided information about the job position and the platform. In the present case, the Candidate has the obligation to mention the Referrer during their registration. If they omit to mention the Referrer, Noble is not liable for the lack of payment to the Referrer. Solely responsible for the providence of untruthful or incomplete information about the Referrer is the Candidate.

 

When a Referrer has made a successful referral of a specific Candidate, the latter is not required to self-register on the website after recommendation. The Candidate has the obligation to object to the referral if they do no approve or confirm it. Noble considers the referral approved if the Candidate has not raised objections to it through email after the receipt of the initial one by Noble. 

 

3.2. “Share to Your Network”

 

When the Referrer does not know a specific person for the job position, they can push the button “Share to Your Network”. After the Referrer enters the required information including their full name, email and phone for contact, a hyperlink is generated which can afterwards be shared to their network. The form filling is required in order for Noble to identify the Referrer after a Candidate uses the hyperlink. The Candidate should register independently on the website after using the generated hyperlink.

 

3.3. “Invite a friend”

 

When the Referrer knows a specific person, who they consider appropriate for selection and recommendation but they have not found the perfect job and Employer to refer them to, they may use the option “Invite a friend”. This option gives the Referrer the opportunity to refer a Candidate on Noble’s platform without choosing an Employer. In this case, according to the information provided Noble may recommend the Candidate for a position in his own estimation at a later stage.

If Referrers want to use this option, they should follow the present steps:

  • The Referrer should talk to the person they think might be a good fit for Noble’s and see if they are interested to be generally referred with an option to be a Candidate for any available job position;
  • If they are interested, the Referrer should recommend them for the position by using the form available on the website www.noblehire.io
  • The Candidate will be contacted by Noble’s team via email, if provided, for the purpose of informing them for the Referral and introducing them to the next steps and requirements of the procedure for matching and application;
  • When Noble finds a suitable job position for the person, the former contacts the Candidate for more information;
  • The Candidate may be additionally contacted by the Employer;
  • The Candidate shall be interviewed by the Employer;
  • If the recruitment is successful and the Candidate has retained his/her working position on the precise workplace for at least 6 (six) months, the Referrer receives a referral bonus as mentioned above in point 2 of the present Terms;

 

When a Referrer has made a successful referral of a specific Candidate, the latter is not required to self-register on the website after recommendation. The Candidate has the obligation to object to the referral if they do no approve or confirm it. Noble considers the referral approved if the Candidate has not raised objections to it through email after the receipt of the initial one by Noble. 

 

  1. ESTABLISHMENT OF A REFERRER

The participation of Referrers is established by two methods: 

(i) by Candidates who follow the generated hyperlink and shared through any social media platform or application by the Referrer for a certain position; in this case the establishment is proven automatically due to the unique hyperlink, which is generated;

(ii) by Candidates who decide to register and fill in information about the Referrer in the registration form;

(iii) by Candidates through email communication with Noble.

 

Please bear in mind that Candidates are solely responsible for the due and proper providence of information about the Referrer when such is requested. In this case, the Referrer agrees that Noble is not responsible in any way for the lack of information about the Referrer and does not owe the Referrer any remuneration. Any legal claims in the present case should be directed solely to the Candidate who has not provided such information about the referral activity. Noble may pay remuneration to the Referrer at its own discretion if the Candidate after the registration contacts Noble’s team and in writing confirms the Referrer’s participation. The verification of the Candidate related to the written confirmation may be subject to additional requirements by Noble, which the Candidate should execute and any expenses related to the actions of proof shall be paid by the Candidate. 

 

  1. RESTRICTIONS

5.1. Creating multiple accounts

The Referral bonus may not be earned by creating multiple accounts on Noble. If your account has been deleted or your rights for referrals have been restricted due to violation of the rules of Noble’s website, you may not register and refer anymore. You shall be held liable if you use untruthful information for the registration with the purpose of making a new account or referral in the above-mentioned case. Noble reserves its right to delete a Referrer’s account or restrict his/her referral rights at its own discretion whenever Noble considers the behaviour of the Referrer inadequate or inappropriate for the website. 

 

5.2. Spamming

Referrers shall not in any way “spam” any Candidate with referral requests. Spamming shall be considered any repeatedly sent messages with invitations to people to become Candidates through diverse social media platforms, applications, email, etc. with or without using automated systems or bots to distribute the hyperlink. 

 

5.3. Threats and manipulations

Referrers are forbidden to use physical force, manipulation or in any way to threaten the well-being of future Candidates or their relatives in order to persuade them into applying for a job position. In the present case, Referrers shall be held liable. 

 

5.4.  Negotiations between Referrals and Candidates and/ or Employers

Any negotiations directly between Referrers and Candidates and/ or Employers excluding Noble are strictly forbidden. The negotiations include any agreements- in writing or oral- with subject the recruitment and/ or intermediation of Candidates and arrangements for receipt of referral bonuses directly from a Candidate or an Employer without the previous knowledge and written consent by Noble. Any agreement- oral or in writing- with any matter related in any way to the principal business of Noble, with any other person or entity apart from Noble is strictly forbidden and the Referrer as well as the other party/ parties shall be held liable. The latter is applicable in any case when the parties would not have been informed about the job position if they have not used the Noble platform. All parties involved shall pay Noble a penalty equal to the double amount of the hiring bonus for Noble, which should have been payed if there were no such negotiations and the platform had been used correctly according to the rules of Noble. Any negotiations of Referrers with third persons, apart from Candidates or Employers- with the same purpose of omitting Noble, is also forbidden. 

 

5.5. Competition of Referrers

In case two or more Referrers refer the same Candidate and the Employer successfully hires the latter, only the first to recommend the Candidate shall receive remuneration. Solely Noble conducts the establishment of this fact and Referrers agree that they shall not lodge any complaint or claim against Noble’s activity. Referrers are free to present proof for the time of the recommendation but Noble reserves its right not to take them into account in case Noble’s system and team have already determined the first Referrer.

 

  1. TYPES OF INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTS AND LEGAL REQUIREMENTS 

REFERRERS RECEIVE BONUS ONLY AFTER A SUCCESSFUL RECRUITMENT OF THE RECOMMENDED BY THEM CANDIDATES BY EMPLOYERS AND IN CASE THE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT HAS NOT BEEN TERMINATED DURING THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF RECRUITMENT.

As mentioned above, the receipt of the referral bonus is dependent on successful recruitment of the Candidate, the employment of the Candidate for more than three months, the conclusion of an individual contract between the Referrer and Noble and declaration of legally requested facts according to point 6.2. The signing of the individual contracts is legal requirement for the payment of the remuneration. 

Please bear in mind that the final amount may be different from the full 20%, 50 % of the hiring fee. The reason is the legal requirements for additional payment of tax and insurance according to every individual case. Referrers should be aware of the rights and obligations they have in accordance with the Bulgarian labour, tax and insurance legislation. 

6.1. LEGAL ENTITIES

When legal entities are Referrers, they shall issue an invoice, which is duly sent to Noble on the address mentioned in the individual contract. Noble pays the referral bonus based on the invoice. 

6.2. PHYSICAL PERSONS

6.2.1. Domestic physical persons

Please bear in mind that the income you have received as a Referrer on the website based on the individual contract is subject to tax and/or insurance payments according to the applicable tax and insurance legislation for declaring incomes for civil contracts. 

  • If the physical person is self-insuring, they should declare this circumstance to Noble. In this case, Noble pays the bonus in the arranged amount without withholding taxes and insurances. 
  • If the physical person is not self-insuring, Noble has the obligation to withhold money for tax and insurance according to the Bulgarian legislation. The withholding is due after the declaration of the facts stated below by the physical person for the month for which the remuneration is due:

– presence of other labor and non-labor relations with income (the declaration is type YES/ NO);

– amount of the income object to insurance from the above-mentioned relations;

– other facts, the knowledge of which, are necessary prerequisite for the calculation and payment of taxes and/ or insurance;

  • If the physical person is retired, Noble has the obligation to withhold money for taxes according to the Bulgarian legislation. The withholding is due after the declaration of the retirement;

Noble is not responsible for the declaration of untruthful information by the physical person or the lack of any declaration. If Noble is impeded from paying the due taxes and/or insurance due to fault by the physical person, the latter shall be responsible for all material sanctions applied by the state to Noble for non-compliance with the legislation.

6.2.2. Foreign physical persons

If you are a foreign physical person, Noble pays only the remuneration. The foreign physical person should declare in a tax return according to the applicable law in their country the income. Noble is not in any way responsible for the non-execution of the present obligation, the failure of the Referrer to submit the documents in time and any consequences that may occur due to the non-compliance with the foreign legislation.  

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HIRING BONUS CAMPAIGN TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The present TERMS AND CONDITIONS were last updated on 22.10.2019

1. DEFINITIONS

The hiring bonus represents a financial bonus given to a candidate who has been successfully hired in a company which has a profile on Noble Hire to the amount of 1000 BGN – one time payment

2. ENTITLEMENT

2.1. In order to redeem the hiring bonus, the candidate must have been hired through an application made on Noble Hire.

2.2. The entitlement would not be valid if the candidate has already applied at this company during the past 12 months

3. DURATION

3.1. This bonus is applicable for all candidates that have applied and have been hired during months of April and May 2019 as part of Noble Hire’s launch initiative for an advertised tech job.

3.1. The hiring bonus ceases to be applicable after that period with no inpact on referral bonuses

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