Terms and Conditions

If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of use you are not authorized to use NW Natural’s Electronic Employment Application System.

LEGAL NOTICE

Welcome to the NW Natural electronic employment application system. The Company provides this system in order to allow applicants to access electronic application services, which may include, for example, searching for open positions, viewing job postings, applying for open positions, providing candidate profile information, withdrawing applications, viewing personal application histories and voluntarily providing certain self-identifying information.

By using our electronic employment application system, you indicate your consent to our Terms and Conditions of Use. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of the Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. Please check the Terms and Conditions periodically for changes. Your continued use of the electronic employment application system following the posting of changes to the Terms and Conditions of Use will mean you accept those changes.

Please read the following Terms and Conditions of Use carefully before providing information using the electronic employment application system and acknowledge your consent. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE THE ELECTRONIC EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION SYSTEM.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before providing information using the electronic employment application system. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you are not authorized to use the electronic employment application system.

Proprietary Rights. Unless otherwise indicated, all website content is the property of or licensed to Northwest Natural Gas Company and is protected under U.S. and Foreign copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. Trademarks designated with a ™ or ® or otherwise are owned by Northwest Natural Gas Company or identified third parties.

Modifications. NW Natural may change or update its policies and its electronic employment application system without notice. NW Natural may also make improvements or changes in products or services described on the electronic employment application system or add new features at any time without notice. Any change will apply to you and to the information you have submitted using the electronic employment application system. We encourage you to periodically reread these Terms and Conditions.

Rights in Content. We grant you the limited right to display our electronic employment application system content only on your computer screen, to copy the content as reasonably necessary in connection with such display, and to print and store the content for your personal, noncommercial use, provided that all copyright or other proprietary rights notices appear on the printed and stored versions. You will not distribute, publish, transmit, modify, create derivative works from, or in any way commercially exploit any of the content for any purpose. This agreement gives you no rights in the content, products, services, processes, or technology contained in the electronic employment application system. All such rights are retained by Northwest Natural Gas Company and any third-party owners of such rights. You may not "frame" or "mirror" any content or portion of our Web site on any other server, without our prior written permission.

Termination. We reserve the right to terminate your access to the electronic employment application system, or any portion of it, at any time, without notice. Any breach of this agreement will result in termination of your right to use the system. Upon termination you are no longer authorized to access or use the system, and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to downloaded material, and the disclaimers and limitations of liability set forth in this agreement, will survive termination.

Links. Our site may contain links or pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. We do not operate or control such sites or any information, products, or services provided on such sites. Third-party links, if included, are provided solely for your convenience, and do not constitute an endorsement by NW Natural. You assume sole responsibility for use of third-party links, and the disclaimer and limitation of liability provisions set forth in this agreement are applicable to your use of such third-party sites. We do not monitor or approve the privacy or security practices of any third party; you access and use third party sites and information at your own risk.

Access, Correction, and Data Integrity. Although we attempt to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the electronic employment application system, we make no guarantees as to its correctness or accuracy.

Disclaimer. THE ELECTRONIC EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION SYSTEM AND ALL CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, TEXTS, GRAPHICS, LINKS, OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED WITHIN OUR SYSTEM, OR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM ACCESSING OR USING OUR SYSTEM. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT OR FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT OUR SITE, INCLUDING THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE, IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS OF USE OF OUR SYSTEM.

Limitation of Liability. In no event will Northwest Natural Gas Company, its affiliates or licensors be liable for any special, incidental, or consequential damages related to use of the electronic employment application system, however caused, whether for breach of warranty, contract, or tort (including negligence, strict liability or otherwise).

Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold Northwest Natural Gas Company, its officers, directors, agents, and employees from and against all claims, damages, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of any information, message, content, or materials uploaded, posted, distributed, or transmitted to or through the electronic employment application system by you, or otherwise arising out of your use of the system.

Privacy. Please read our complete Data Privacy Statement for further information on how we respect your personal information.

Governing Law. The rights and liabilities of the parties arising out of or relating to this agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon. Any litigation will be conducted exclusively in state or federal courts in Portland, Oregon, and you consent to personal jurisdiction of such courts.

General Provisions. This agreement will be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers, and other terms contained within or applicable to particular portions of our website or services offered; provided, however, that in the event of a conflict between such other terms and these terms and conditions, these terms and conditions will control. This is the entire agreement between us and you with respect to our website; any modification of this agreement must be in writing and agreed to by both of us. If any portion of this agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions will be enforced to the full extent permitted by law.

Contact. Please direct questions regarding these terms and conditions or the content of our site to the Employment Team at 503-226-4211, ext. 5403. By using the electronic employment application system, you indicate your understanding of and consent to these Terms and Conditions of Use.