Terms and Conditions

1. Preamble

Khatwa is a recruitment platform built by Helm to support employers in finding people with disabilities who fit their job vacancies.

The system caters to employers and job seekers with disabilities. Employers will use the platform to create their company profiles, post multiple job vacancies, be capable of searching and selecting candidate profiles that fit their job posts, and communicate with Helm via a messaging system.

Job seekers with disabilities will be able to add and edit their profiles and CVs on the system, so they would be added to Helm’s database and be eligible for all job vacancies posted on Khatwa platform.

Both terms and conditions and the privacy policy constitute a contract concluded between, on the one hand, Helm (address: 5, 204 street, Maadi, Cairo, Egypt and registration number 535266138) and on the other hand, each user accessing, downloading, and/or using all or part of our services (Mentioned hereinafter as “User”, “You”, “Your”).

You accept these General Terms and Conditions of Use of the Services when you use Our website (Mentioned hereinafter collectively as, the “Khatwa services”).

You undertake to abide by all relevant contractual requirements by using Our Khatwa services and accessing, downloading, and/or utilizing them. Therefore, before gaining access to or using this website, please carefully read these General Conditions of Use and Our Privacy Policy.

If You refuse all or part of any of the obligations or conditions in the General Conditions of Use and/or Privacy Policy, You will not be able to use our Khatwa services.

2. Changes

Khatwa services, terms and conditions, privacy policy, and/or the applicable contractual terms may all be modified at any time, in whole or in part. The most recent version of the contractual conditions will always be the one that is available on the website. Users must routinely check and periodically read the General Conditions of Use and Our Privacy Policy to stay updated on the rules that apply to them, even if We notify You of the change.

In the event of substantial modifications, we will notify You of these modifications within a reasonable amount of time prior to their implementation so that, if You disagree with these alterations, you may terminate your account.

3. Khatwa services

Khatwa is a recruitment platform built by Helm to support employers in finding people with disabilities who fit their job vacancies.

The system caters to employers and job seekers with disabilities. Employers will use the platform to create their company profiles, post multiple job vacancies, be capable of searching, and selecting candidate profiles that fit their job posts, and communicate with Helm via a messaging system. Job seekers with disabilities will be able to add and edit their profiles and CVs on the system, so they would be added to Helm’s database and be eligible for all job vacancies posted on Khatwa platform.

4. Creating an account

The establishment of an account for Khatwa services. The User will be prompted to select a username and password when setting up a specific account for Khatwa services since these details will be used for identification. The password is kept entirely private. A valid email address is required.

In general, the User agrees that all the information he provides for his registration is accurate, correct, and up-to-date and hereby assumes responsibility for the accuracy and veracity of the information provided. The User also undertakes to update all the information relating to his profile in the event of a change in this information.

Any breach by the User, or misrepresentation, with a view to usurping the identity of a third party, is likely to lead to the permanent deletion of the registration without any indemnification of any kind whatsoever.

The User agrees that he is fully responsible for his identifiers and password as well as the use that may be made of his account. In the event of suspicion of unauthorized use of his identifiers by a third party, the User is invited to modify his password.

 In any case, the User undertakes to inform us immediately of any unauthorized use of his account and/or any breach of confidentiality and/or security of his identifiers. If, through the fault of the User, unauthorized use of identifiers is made, said User will be liable for any actions resulting from the misuse of Khatwa services. Khatwa cannot under any circumstances be held liable for any loss or damage resulting from non-compliance with the User’s obligations stipulated in this article.

5. Availability

Khatwa has no control over the Internet or mobile networks, which are used by Khatwa Services to function. Khatwa and their subcontractors disclaim all liability for the non-availability of Khatwa services as well as for any problems with downloading or accessing the content or for any communication system failure that might prevent users from using the Khatwa services.

6. Use of Khatwa Services

In general, the User undertakes not to engage in acts, of any nature whatsoever, which would have the effect of violating public order, our rights, or the rights of third parties or more generally, to be contrary to the legal provisions, regulations, or practices in force. In particular, the User undertakes to scrupulously respect the following rules:

  • Not to publish inaccurate or misleading information when creating an account or using Khatwa services that results in misleading others.
  • Not to publish Content that would infringe the rights of third parties or Ours, and intellectual property rights, such as copyright, database rights, trademarks or patents, or the personal rights such as the right to privacy, image or honor or dignity.
  • Use the Khatwa Services fairly and in accordance with their purpose and the conditions of use.
  • Not to disseminate messages of a violent nature or likely to seriously undermine human dignity.
  • Not to disseminate any content that could be considered as an incitement to commit crimes and offenses, the dissemination of insulting, abusive, denigrating, defamatory, racist, revisionist messages, glorifying war crimes, sexual crimes, pedophiles, relating to the sale of organs, the sale of illicit substances or any other illicit object and/or service, advocating terrorism, calling for murder or inciting suicide, without this list being exhaustive,
  • Do not attempt to mislead Users, by usurping the name of a natural person or the corporate name of a legal person.
  • Not to use the Khatwa Services for advertising purposes in favor of its personal website or for any other commercial purpose unless expressly authorized by Khatwa.
  • Not to harass, assault or provoke in any way one or more other Users.

In addition, the User also agrees not to harm or attempt to harm the integrity or security of the IT infrastructure on which the Khatwa services operate.

As such, User undertakes to scrupulously respect the following rules:

  • Not to use the Khatwa Services to transmit unsolicited commercial messages (“spam”).
  • Not to disseminate computer data that would have the purpose of disrupting the normal operation of the Khatwa services (such as computer robots, viruses, etc.).
  • Not to upload, display, and transmit in any way any content that includes computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, codes, or scripts that may harm the integrity or confidentiality of systems and data
  • Not to collect the information of other Users, including their e-mail addresses, in order to use them in other ways, including but not limited to, sending commercial or equivalent solicitations, or to integrate them within a referencing service.

In the event of a breach by a User of one or more of these rules, the Khatwa services for the benefit of the User may be temporarily or permanently suspended, without formal notice. In addition, contentious messages may be deleted, and the account may be blocked temporarily or permanently.

7. Intellectual Property

7.1. Ownership of the website.

We are the holders of all the intellectual property rights to both the structure and the content of the Khatwa Services.

Nothing herein grants You the right to use the trademarks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive signs of Khatwa.

Any unauthorized use of Khatwa Services may give rise to civil and/or criminal legal proceedings and the payment of damages.

7.2. License to use Khatwa Services.

 The Website may be used by Users within the framework of the Khatwa services in accordance with the provisions of these General Conditions of Use.

We grant the User a non-exclusive, personal, and non-transferable license to use the Khatwa Services. This license gives the User the rights, strictly enumerated, to access the Services and to use them only within the framework and for the purposes provided for in the Conditions of Use and cannot be used for other purposes.

 Any reproduction, representation, adaptation, modification, translation, transformation, distribution, integration into a website, commercial exploitation or not, and/or reuse in any way whatsoever of all or part of the Services without the express written authorization of Khatwa is strictly prohibited.

The use of any unauthorized automated or computerized instrument to access, obtain, reproduce, download, or use Khatwa services, and their content is strictly prohibited.

Except as provided by law, reverse engineering, disassembling, or decompiling the website or authorizing anyone to do so is prohibited. 

The use of any unauthorized automated or computerized instrument to access, obtain, reproduce, download, or use the website and Khatwa Services, and their content is strictly prohibited.

7.3. Ownership of User Content.

 Khatwa website shall remain the owner of the intellectual property rights of the User information.

7.4. User Content License Agreement.

 In general, and whether the User Content is protected by any right or not, the User waives his rights to Us including the following rights over his User Content:

  • The right to reproduce, modify, adapt, represent, reformat, and translate all or part of the User Content on any recording medium, current or future, and, on any server or hard disk, in any format and by any process or technology known or unknown to date, and by any type of medium of communication, in particular the Internet, intranet, mobile, or written or digital press.

These rights are granted, with a view to ensuring the supply, operation, development, promotion, and advertising of Khatwa services, or even to carry out research and development programs for future functionalities of hardware, software, and/or services.

User Content does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Khatwa. Khatwa does not necessarily review User Content. We reserve the right to remove, screen, edit, or reinstate User Content from time to time at our sole discretion and without notice to you. We have no obligation to retain or provide you with copies of Your Content, nor do we guarantee any confidentiality with respect to Your Content.

7.5. Suggestions and Improvements

By sending us any ideas, suggestions, documents, or proposals (‘Feedback’), you agree that (i) your Feedback does not contain the confidential or proprietary information of third parties, (ii) we are under no obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Feedback, (iii) we may have something similar to the Feedback already under consideration or in development, and (iv) you grant us an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide license to use, modify, publish, distribute and sublicense the Feedback.

8. Liability

8.1. Responsibility of Khatwa

We do not in any way guarantee the accuracy or quality of a particular use of the Khatwa Services. Similarly, We cannot under any circumstances be held liable for any consequences that may arise from the interaction of Users with each other through Khatwa services.

Due to the particular nature of the Internet network, We may at any time interrupt or restrict access to Khatwa Services due to events that are unrelated to Us and the User Content, as well as the information communicated by the Users may be destroyed or rendered inaccessible. Nor can we be held liable in the event of interruption of access to Khatwa services due to maintenance operations, updates, or modifications of all or part of the Services.
Under no circumstances can our company, its managers, its employees, and, in general, its representatives and partners, be held liable for consequential damages resulting from the use of Khatwa services, and in particular the loss of profit,  or damages arising from the loss of data caused by the impossibility of using the services.

8.2. User Responsibility

The User is responsible for preserving the security and integrity of his data, hardware, and software when accessing to Khatwa services. It is therefore up to the User to make a copy of the information or User Content that he puts online through Khatwa Services.
The User is solely responsible for the use he makes or intends to make of Khatwa services as well as the User Content that he publishes at his discretion on the Khatwa services and for any consequences that may result therefrom. 

The User guarantees Khatwa against any claim brought by third parties on the grounds that the User Content would constitute (i) a violation of intellectual or industrial property rights claimed by third parties and (ii) a violation of the law.

9. Access to Third-Party Sites and Services

The Khatwa services may contain hypertext links, displayed manually or automatically, which may refer the User to websites published and managed by third parties (the websites of Partners and/or Professionals). We inform the User that We do not exercise any control or monitoring on third-party sites. We are not responsible for the content and services made available on these sites, problems of security or integrity of data, hardware, and software as well as any consequence or damage that may result from the use of these sites.

10. Privacy Policy relating to personal data

Khatwa services collect information relating to Users. Our Privacy Policy contains important information on the collection, storage, and use of information provided by you when using Khatwa services. Please read it carefully.

11. Duration – Termination

Khatwa services are subscribed for an indefinite period. In this case, you may terminate Your agreement with Khatwa at any time by deactivating Your account and/or terminating Your use of Khatwa services. In any case, whatever the duration, We may suspend or terminate Your account, or cease to provide You with all or part of the Khatwa Services at any time, in particular in the event of (i) breach of the conditions of use (terms and conditions), (ii) insolvency proceedings, (iii) termination of the Khatwa services for any reason whatsoever. We will use reasonable means to notify You within a reasonable time (except in the event of an emergency or a risk of harm to the integrity, confidentiality, and security of Khatwa services, or data, in which case suspension or termination may be immediate), to the email address associated with Your account or when You attempt to access Your account. Any suspension or termination will automatically result in the suspension or termination of the user license for Khatwa Services.

12. General provisions

12.1. Waiver: If either party does not exercise or enforce any right or provision of the General Conditions of Use, it is not considered a waiver of such right or provision.

12.2. Severability: If a provision of the General Conditions of Use is deemed invalid or unenforceable, this provision will be limited or deleted to the strict extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of the General Conditions of Use will remain in full force.

12.3. Entire Agreement: These General Conditions of Use supplemented where applicable by Our Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement concluded between Khatwa and You concerning the use of the Khatwa Services. All prior and future agreements shall remain enforced and supplement to the terms and conditions and privacy policy of Khatwa.

12.4. Language: In the event of litigation on these General Conditions of Use and/or the Special Conditions and/or the Confidentiality Policy, the Arabic version of the documents will prevail for the interpretation of the said clauses.

13. Applicable law and jurisdiction

13.1. Applicable law: These General Conditions of Use and the Privacy Policy are subject to Egyptian law.

13.2. Jurisdiction: Any claim, legal action, or dispute in relation to Khatwa Services will be brought exclusively before the Egyptian courts.

If you have any questions regarding these Terms, please contact support contact@khatwacareers.com