General Terms and Conditions for Companies

1. Scope of Application

The Career Lunch services as described on this website are offered by Nexus Venture AG, Albisblick 13, CH-6319 Allenwinden (hereinafter "Nexus"). These General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter "GTC") apply to such services offered to Companies (hereinafter "Companies") by Nexus.

These GTC do not apply to Talents. For Talents, the Terms of Use for Talents apply.

2. Offered Services

Nexus offers the following services to Companies:

  • Marketing: Nexus actively markets the Companies to raise Talents' awareness and support the Companies' employer brands.
  • Career Lunch Platform: Companies have a professional appearance on the Career Lunch website https://career-lunch.com (hereinafter "Career Lunch Platform").
  • Dashboard: Companies have access to a Dashboard to manage the Talents and the respective lunches.

3. Contract

Nexus will provide the Company with an individual offer, stating the duration of the service and the price. With the acceptance of the offer by the Company, a contract between Nexus and the Company enters into force.

These GTC and the Privacy Policy are integral components of the contract.

4. Appearance on the Career Lunch Platform and Registration

In order to appear on the Career Lunch Platform, Companies have to provide Nexus with the company profile information (e.g. company description, logo, cover photo).

In order to be able to use the Dashboard, Companies then receive their login information.

5. Permitted use

The Companies shall ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the information contained in the company profile information.

The company profile information shall not infringe any intellectual property rights, personal rights or other rights of third parties. The Companies undertake not to publish any unlawful content on the Career Lunch Platform.

The Companies may ask questions in advance, which the Talents have to answer, in order to evaluate which Talents are invited for a lunch. Furthermore, feedback of lunch participants may be recorded on the Dashboard. The Company undertakes to only ask objectively relevant questions and to permit only objectively relevant judgements. Questions or comments which violate the personality or on, for example, ethnic origin, family planning, sexual orientation are prohibited.

Nexus reserves the right to delete content that violates these provisions.

6. Deletion of Talent's Personal Data

Talent's personal data is stored on the Career Lunch Platform until Talent deletes his/her account, but for no longer than 2 years from the last login. Talents' personal data is also deleted on the Dashboard. If the Company processes Talent's personal data outside the Dashboard, such personal data has to be deleted immediately after it has been deleted from the Dashboard. If the Company would like to save such personal data for a longer period, e.g. for contact, it has to obtain the Talent's consent.

7. Payment Terms

Invoices are issued after acceptance of the offer by the Company and must be paid in advance within 30 days, unless other payment terms have been expressly agreed. If the Company defaults payment of invoices, Nexus may also suspend the services without advance notice, delete the Company's profile on the Career Lunch Platform and block the Company's login to the Dashboard.

8. Data Protection

Nexus handles personal data at all times with the greatest care and in accordance with the applicable data protection laws. Further information concerning the processing of personal data can be found in the Privacy Policy.

9. Intellectual Property

All proprietary and intellectual property rights on the Career Lunch Platform, in particular copyrights and rights in trademarks, designs and know-how remain the property of Nexus.

Nexus grants the Companies a non-exclusive, non-transferable, unlicensable right to use the Dashboard offered by Nexus in accordance with these GTC.

10. No Guarantees

Nexus shall only be responsible for the provision of IT services for the automated placement of contacts.

Nexus does not guarantee the timeliness, accuracy, completeness or suitability of content (particularly information about Talents), and disruption-free availability of its services.

Nexus carries out regular backups. However, data losses cannot be excluded completely.

The use of the service may be temporarily restricted for reasons of capacity constraints, security or system integration or in order to carry out technical maintenance work to ensure the proper and/or improved provision of services. In such cases, Nexus will inform the Companies in good time if possible.

11. Exclusion of Liability

Nexus shall only be liable for direct damages resulting from a willful or grossly negligent breach of its contractual or statutory obligations. A liability of Nexus for direct damages in the case of minor fault or for indirect damages (such as loss of profit) – regardless of the legal grounds – is excluded.

12. Duration of Contract and Termination

The contract between Nexus and the Company remains in force for the term defined in the offer. The contract may be extended for another term to be agreed on between the parties.

Upon termination of the contract, Nexus will delete Company's appearance on the Career Lunch Platform and block Company's login for the Dashboard.

13. Changes to these GTC

Nexus reserves the right to amend these GTC at any time.

Nexus shall inform the Companies of changes to these GTC at least six weeks before their planned entering into force in writing (incl. e-mail). By continuing to use the services, the Company accepts the respective valid GTC.

14. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

Swiss law shall apply to these GTC and to all disputes arising from or in connection with these GTC between Nexus and the Companies, excluding the conflict of laws rules. The exclusive place of jurisdiction is Allenwinden.

Allenwinden, 28.04.2020

Terms of Use for Talents

1. Scope of Application

The Career Lunch services as described on this website are offered by Nexus Venture AG, Albisblick 13, CH-6319 Allenwinden (hereinafter "Nexus"). These Terms of Use apply to all services offered by Nexus for people who are interested in applying for a Career Lunch (hereinafter "Talents") via the Career Lunch website https://career-lunch.com (hereinafter "Career Lunch Platform").

These Terms of Use do not apply to Companies. For Companies, the General Terms and Conditions for Companies apply.

2. Offered Services

Nexus provides the Career Lunch Platform on which Talents may register and apply for a career lunch. It is necessary to provide their name, e-mail address and URL to their LinkedIn profile. On the creation of the account, the contract between the Talent and Nexus enters into force. However, Nexus is not obliged to conclude a corresponding contract with the Talent. These Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy are integral components of the contract.

Nexus reserves the right to add new services and to change or completely or partially discontinue existing services at any time. The Talent shall have no claims against Nexus because of a change or cessation of services.

3. Data Protection

Nexus handles the personal data of Talents at all times with the greatest care and in accordance with the applicable data protection laws. Further information concerning the processing of personal data can be found in the Privacy Policy.

4. Costs

The use of services offered by Nexus under these Terms of Use is free of charge.

5. Talent's Obligations

All data submitted must be complete, up-to-date and true. If the Talent provides incomplete or false details, Nexus may at any time terminate the contract pursuant to clause 10 of these Terms of Use and/or block the Talent's account temporarily or permanently.

The Talent may only use his/her Career Lunch account for personal use and must keep safe his/her access details and passwords and not pass them to third parties. If a third party obtains access to the Talent's Career Lunch account, the Talent must inform Nexus immediately.

6. Permitted use

Only Talents over the age of 18 are entitled to use the Career Lunch Platform. The use for commercial purposes is prohibited.

The Talent undertakes not to publish on the Career Lunch Platform any illegal, unlawful or offensive content or content that infringes the intellectual property rights of third parties.

Nexus reserves the right to delete content that violates these provisions.

7. Intellectual Property

All proprietary and intellectual property rights on the Career Lunch Platform, in particular copyrights and rights in trademarks, designs and know-how remain the property of Nexus.

Nexus grants the Talents a non-exclusive, non-transferable, unlicensable right to use the Career Lunch Platform offered by Nexus in accordance with these Terms of Use.

8. No Guarantees

Nexus shall only be responsible for the provision of IT services for the automated placement of contacts.

Nexus gives no guarantees in relation to the Career Lunch Platform and its services. Nexus does in particular not guarantee

  • the timeliness, accuracy, completeness or suitability of content (particularly information about Companies);
  • the uninterrupted or disruption-free availability of its services; and
  • that a contact to a Company may be made or a career lunch may take place.

Nexus carries out regular backups. However, data losses cannot be excluded completely.

The use of the service may be temporarily restricted for reasons of capacity constraints, security or system integration or in order to carry out technical maintenance work to ensure the proper and/or improved provision of services. In such cases, Nexus will inform the Talents in good time if possible.

9. Exclusion of liability

Nexus shall only be liable for direct damages resulting from a willful or grossly negligent breach of its contractual or statutory obligations. A liability of Nexus for direct damages in the case of minor fault or for indirect damages (such as loss of profit) – regardless of the legal grounds – is excluded.

Nexus publishes on the Career Lunch Platform links to websites of Companies. Nexus is not responsible for the content of such Companies' websites and excludes all and any liability in connection with such websites.

Furthermore, Nexus shall not be liable for any unauthorised or unlawful use of Talent's personal data by the Companies.

10. Duration of Contract and Termination

These Terms of Use shall apply from the creation of the Career Lunch account on for an undefined period.

Talents may terminate the contract existing between them and Nexus at any time by deleting their Career Lunch account in the account settings. In this event, Nexus shall delete the Career Lunch account and all respective data.

More detailed information on the processing and erasure of personal data can be found in the Privacy Policy.

11. Changes to these Terms of Use

Nexus reserves the right to amend these Terms of Use at any time.

Nexus shall inform the Talent of changes to these Terms of Use at least six weeks before their planned entering into force in writing (incl. e-mail). By continuing to use the services, the Talent accepts the respective valid Terms of Use.

12. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

Swiss law shall apply to these Terms of Use and to all disputes arising from or in connection with these Terms of Use between Nexus and the Talents, excluding the conflict of laws rules. The exclusive place of jurisdiction is Allenwinden. Notwithstanding this provision, Nexus may however invoke the courts of the place of residence of the Talent.

Allenwinden, 28.04.2020