Note: To access [Intranet Page], you must first read this consent and agreement, then click on “I accept” at the bottom of the page.
[Intranet Page] is provided by [Big 4 Firm] LLP (U.S.) (“[Big 4 Firm]”) for your business use as part of your [Big 4 Firm] workplace, and your use of [Intranet Page] is subject to [Big 4 Firm]’s Code of Conduct and other applicable policies, such as those set forth in The Risk Management Manual.
[Intranet Page] is intended to promote connectivity between all users
at [Big 4 Firm]. [Intranet Page] serves as a point of contact for other users in [Big 4 Firm] to find information about you and your skills and interests.
Your Personal Information
Whatever you post can be seen and downloaded by other [Intranet Page] users, and will be monitored and archived by [Big 4 Firm], so be careful what information you publish about yourself. For example, do not leave your personal contact information on your resume or other documents that you may upload.
As part of this User Agreement, you are specifically consenting to the
use of any and all information, including personal information, you upload, post, transmit, share, store, link or otherwise make available
on [Intranet Page] by [Big 4 Firm] and [Big 4 Firm] personnel, including, but not limited to:
Your Photo (or any likeness)
Your Resume Photo and
Any personally identifiable text or images.
Appropriate Use and Content
Your use of [Intranet Page] and the content of your site must comply with all applicable [Big 4 Firm] policies, and you should familiarize yourself with the policies in their entirety. These policies include the following important guidance:
Do not post confidential or proprietary information belonging to [Big4 Firm], its clients, or other people.
Do not post personal information about others.
Do not post content of a third party, such as photographs, essays, articles, etc., on [Intranet Page] since posting such materials without a prior written consent from the owner could constitute a violation of applicable copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property law.
Do not use [Intranet Page] to solicit, advertise, promote, market, or conduct business other than the business of the [Big 4 Firm].
Do not make commercial, political or charitable solicitations on
[Intranet Page] without prior permission from the office managing partner or appropriate practice leader. These include, among other things, asking for donations, selling tickets, or placing orders or requests for merchandise or services other than for services provided by [Big 4 Firm]. Solicitations on behalf of a charitable organization must be also be done with the appropriate acknowledgement of the charitable organization and with the employee(s) conducting the solicitation providing appropriate notification that the charity is not affiliated with [Big 4 Firm]. Individuals not employed by [Big 4 Firm] may not solicit or distribute literature in the workplace, on [Intranet Page] or on Firm property at any time for any purpose.
Do not ever use [Intranet Page] for betting, sports pools, or other gambling related activities.
Do not download any material you find on [Intranet Page] onto an external Web site.
Do not use [Intranet Page] in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair [Intranet
Do not use automated scripts to collect information from or otherwise interact with [Intranet Page].
Do not upload, post, transmit, share, store, link or otherwise make available any content that could be deemed within the [Big 4 Firm] community to be harmful, threatening, unlawful, defamatory, infringing, abusive, inflammatory, harassing, vulgar, obscene, fraudulent, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.
Do not impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself.
Do not upload, post, transmit, share, link or otherwise make available
any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.
Do not upload, post, transmit, share, store, link or otherwise make available on [Intranet Page] any private information of any third party, including addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers.
Do not upload, post, transmit, share, link or otherwise make available
any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
Do not use [Intranet Page] in a way that could intimidate or harass another person.
Do not upload, post, transmit, share, store, link or otherwise make available content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law.
Do not use or attempt to use another’s account, service or system without authorization from [Intranet Page].
Do not upload, post, transmit, share, store, link or otherwise make available content that, in the sole judgment of [Big 4 Firm], is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using [Intranet Page], or which may expose [Big 4 Firm] or it personnel to any harm or liability of any type.
Your use of [Intranet Page] in violation of the terms and condition set forth in this User Agreement is unauthorized.
As a general rule of thumb, if you aren’t absolutely sure that your content is consistent with [Big 4 Firm]’s policies, don’t post it on [Intranet Page].
Failure to comply with [Big 4 Firm] policies could result in disciplinary action.
If you come across questionable material, you must let us know by contacting the [Intranet Page] – Site Administrator. Alternate ways of reporting concerns include:
Notifying your Human Resources Manager
Notifying a partner, principal or performance manager
Contacting the Ethics and Compliance Hotline.
You may also contact one of these above listed groups if you feel that material you were exposed to or requested to share on [Intranet
Page] made you feel uncomfortable.
Being Smart About Your Time on [Intranet Page]
While your use of [Intranet Page] is intended to help connect you with your colleagues, your use of [Intranet Page] should never interfere with your job performance or the job performance of others and the service provided to internal or external clients.
[Intranet Page] Security
In consideration of your use of [Intranet Page], you agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information; (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; and (c) be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place using your account.
Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
[Intranet Page] IS PROVIDED “AS-IS” AND [Big 4 Firm]
DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. [Big 4 Firm] DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON [Intranet Page] ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT [Intranet Page] IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
IN NO EVENT WILL [Big 4 Firm] OR ITS PERSONNEL OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF [Intranet Page].
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
Termination and/or Content Deletion
[Big 4 Firm], in its sole discretion, may terminate your usage of [Intranet Page] and delete and any content, information or other material that you have uploaded, posted, transmitted, shared, stored, linked or otherwise made available on [Intranet Page] and/or prohibit you from using or accessing the [Intranet Page] for any reason, or no reason, at any time, with or without notice.
Changes to [Intranet Page] [Big 4 Firm] reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or delete portions of this User Agreement at any time without further notice. If [Big 4 Firm] does this, we will post the changes to this User Agreement on this page and will indicate at the top of the [Intranet Page] home page the date on which this User Agreement was last revised. Your continued use of [Intranet Page] after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new terms of the User Agreement. It is your responsibility to regularly check [Intranet Page] to determine if there have been changes to the User Agreement and to review such changes.
One More Step
As one last step before you access [Intranet Page], by clicking “I Accept” below you signify that you have read, understand, agree to be bound by this [Intranet Page] Consent and User Agreement, and reaffirm your obligation to comply with the policies of [Big 4 Firm], including the following:
Code of Conduct
Risk Management Manual – U.S.
Electronic Communications Policy (HR Policy Manual)
Internet Usage Policy (HR Policy Manual)
[Big 4 Firm] Online Privacy Statement
Appropriate Use of Technology Policy
Your consent and agreement covers your use of [Intranet Page] going forward.