Terms of Service

General Terms and Conditions of Lionstep AG for Customers

Lionstep (hereinafter also referred to as “Application”) is an online platform providing an automated tool to support the applicant selection process. Through the Application, Customers can publish job vacancies and receive applications. Lionstep will also independently submit to the Customer anonymised profiles of matching candidates that have not applied for the vacancy, sourcing them from its database of professionals.

1. Scope

1.1 The scope of the contract regulated by these Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as “T&C” or “Agreement”) is the provision of the above-mentioned Services by Lionstep. In particular, Lionstep shall grant access to the Application to the Client and provide a selection of Candidates matching the Customer’s job-descriptions.

1.2 The Customer shall qualify as individual or legal entity acting as a professional recruiter or employer, interested in finding candidates matching one or more job postings. These T&C expressly do not apply to job-seekers. These T&C in connection with price lists, the Data Processing Agreement mentioned at sec. 8.2, the Terms of Use (hereinafter also referred to as “ToU”) of the Application and/or other agreements between the Parties done in writing – if any, regulate all contractual relationship between Lionstep and the Customer. Conditions of contract provided by the Customer do not apply, unless Lionstep explicitly consents to them in writing.

2. Closing of the Contract

2.1 Upon request submitted by the Customer via the website or offline, Lionstep shall provide the Customer with an Offer entirely regulated by these T&C as far as not otherwise stated.

2.2 The contract is closed when Lionstep receives an Acceptance of the Offer.

2.3 The Customer’s rights and obligations under this contract may not be transferred to third parties without Lionstep’s prior consent in writing.

2.4 The Customer accepts that Lionstep shall not be bound to non – compete agreements.

3. Registration and Credit based Services

3.1 Customers can register to the Application creating a Business account. Unless otherwise specified or displayed, information provided in the personal Business account shall be public and visible to all Lionstep users. In order to complete registration, Customers shall provide their full contact details.

3.2 Upon registration, Customers have free access to the Application and to the full database of anonymous profiles.

3.3 Upon payment of a fee as specified at the relevant section, Customers shall have access to profiles of such Candidates having submitted their application for a vacancy published by the Customer as well as profiles of Candidates that were referred by a third party. In case Customers are acting as professional recruiters providing Candidates for a third party (potential employer), they are obliged to collect the applying Candidates’ consent before transferring their personal data to such third party.

3.4 In addition and upon payment of a fee in form of Credits, Lionstep shall provide Customers with a LONG LIST of anonymised profiles of Candidates matching the Customer’s vacancy description, tapping into its database of professionals, who have not created a personal account on Lionstep.

3.5 Based on the LONG LIST, Customers shall reduce their selection to a SHORT LIST and communicate this to Lionstep by clicking on the “check interest” button of a Candidate. Lionstep shall then validate the SHORT LIST, i.e. check whether the Candidates are a) interested in the specific job offer, b) within the applicable salary range and c) willing to be interviewed by the Customer. Candidates satisfying said conditions shall be deemed validated. Before initiating the validation process, the Customer shall inform Lionstep about whether it is intended to share the Candidate’s full details with third parties, such as potential employers in case the Customer acts a recruiter.

The Customer acknowledges and accepts that Candidates shall always be free to deny their consent to validation or to transfer of data to third parties. In such cases, Lionstep will not be able to provide their details to Customers and no Credits will be booked.

3.6 The Customer will then receive the full details of validated Candidates, as long as Credits are available on the Customer’s account (see sec. 4). Lionstep shall provide full detail profiles of SHORT LIST – Candidates based on the chronological order in which the Candidates’ consent pursuant to sec. 3.5 is received. The provision of full detail profiles shall be stopped as soon as no more Credits are available on the Customer’s account. Validated Candidates’ profiles not provided because the Customer runs out of Credits, shall therefore not be considered less relevant to the job description. As soon as further Credits are purchased, the described process will be resumed. [vd1]

In addition, Customers shall have unlimited access to in – system communication tools (if available).

3.7 Customers shall have the opportunity to import and manage through the Application up to 100 profiles of candidates, whose details they have collected without recourse to Lionstep (hereinafter “Own Candidates”). In this case, Customers are solely liable for informing accurately their Own Candidates and collecting their consent to the importing and managing through Lionstep. Lionstep reserves the right to process data referring to Own Candidates for statistical and market research purposes exclusively in an anonymous and aggregated manner.

3.8 Customers shall have the possibility to perform video interviews. Video interviews allow Candidates to record approximately 40 minutes video assessment in which they answer questions provided in advance by Customers. Candidates shall always be free to deny their consent to video interviews. Lionstep bears no liability regarding the content of such video interviews. Video interviews shall be recorded and saved on the Lionstep Application for a 60-days-period, during which the Customer shall have access to them. For each video interview of a Candidate, one credit will be deducted from the Customer’s account. [vd2] [c3]

3.9 Additional support services may be included according to what specified at the following section.