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Terms & Conditions

1. Introduction

These terms and conditions (the “Terms”) govern your use of edijobs.de (the “Website”). The Website is an online platform where employers can post job listings and job seekers can search for and apply to job opportunities.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of our website, and we are committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all job seekers and employers. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination, harassment, or prejudice based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, or any other personal characteristic. We encourage all employers to adopt and promote equality, diversity and inclusion within their workplace, and all job seekers to find a workplace that aligns with their values and supports their growth and development. Our job board reserves the right to remove any listings or user accounts that violate our policies or engage in any harmful or discriminatory behavior.

By using our job board, you agree to abide by our policies and respect the diversity and individuality of all users. Our job board is designed to facilitate connections between job seekers and employers, and we expect all users to use our platform in a respectful and professional manner.

We encourage all employers to provide equal opportunities and fair treatment to all job seekers, regardless of their background or personal characteristics. This includes providing clear and accurate job descriptions, fair compensation and benefits, and a positive and supportive work environment.

Our job board may also include resources and information related to equality, diversity and inclusion, such as articles, webinars, and events. These resources are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute endorsement by our job board. We encourage all users to conduct their own research and seek additional resources and guidance as needed.

By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not use the Website.

2. Accounts and User Obligations

To use certain features of the Website, you may be required to create an account. You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Website’s registration form and to keep this information updated. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, and for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account.

3. Company Profile Approval

By creating a company profile on the Website, you represent and warrant that your company meets our standards of social responsibility and ethics:

a. Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: All companies using the EDI Jobs platform agree to promote and support equality, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of their business, including but not limited to their hiring practices, workplace culture, and policies.

b. Non-Discrimination: Companies using EDI Jobs agree not to discriminate against job seekers on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, or any other protected status.

c. Fair Hiring Practices: Companies agree to follow all applicable laws and regulations regarding hiring, and to engage in fair and transparent hiring practices. This includes providing equal opportunities and fair treatment to all job seekers, regardless of their background.

d. Ethical Conduct: Companies using EDI Jobs agree to act in an ethical and responsible manner in all aspects of their business, including but not limited to their hiring practices and workplace culture. This includes avoiding any actions that may harm job seekers, such as providing false or misleading information.

e. Termination of Use: EDI Jobs reserves the right to terminate the use of its platform by any company that violates this agreement or engages in unethical or discriminatory practices.

By using the EDI Jobs platform, companies agree to abide by the terms of this agreement and to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of their business.

We reserve the right to review and approve or deny any company profile, and to remove any approved profile if it is later determined to not meet these standards.

4. Job Listings and Employer Obligations

Employers may post job listings on the Website for a fee, payable through the Website’s payment processing partner, Stripe. Employers are solely responsible for their job listings and any information they provide in those listings. Employers represent and warrant that their job listings are accurate, comply with all applicable laws, and do not contain any discriminatory or harassing content. Employers also agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the hiring process, including but not limited to laws regarding equal employment opportunity and background checks. Job listings should maintain inclusive and gender-neutral language. Any job listing that is not written in inclusive language may be corrected or erased by us.

5. Job Posting Payment

The Website uses Stripe as its payment processing partner to securely process job posting fees. By using the Website to post job listings, you agree to be bound by Stripe’s terms of service and privacy policy.

Job postings will only be made visible on the Website after receipt of payment for the selected job posting package. We reserve the right to remove job postings at any time if payment is not received or if the job posting violates our terms and conditions. The posting fee is non-refundable.

6. Job Seeker Obligations

Job seekers are responsible for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of their profile information and for keeping it up-to-date. Job seekers agree not to provide any false information in their profile or during the application process, and to comply with all applicable laws regarding job searches and applications.

7. Communication

You agree to receive communications from us, including but not limited to email related to your use of the Website. You may opt out of receiving certain types of communications by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each message.

8. Third Party Links

The Website may contain links to third-party websites or resources. We have no control over the content, products, or services offered by these third-party websites, and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources. You also acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with your use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available through any such website or resource.

9. Usage of Third-Party APIs

The Website may use APIs provided by third-party websites, such as social media platforms like LinkedIn, to enhance the user experience. By using the Website, you grant us permission to access and use your information from these third-party APIs in accordance with their terms of use and privacy policies. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use or access of such third-party APIs.

10. Cookies and Tracking

The Website uses cookies to enhance your experience and gather information about your use of the site. By using the Website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

The Website may also use tracking technologies, such as Google Analytics, to gather information about your use of the site for the purpose of improving the Website and providing better user experiences. By using the Website, you consent to the tracking and data collection practices as described in our privacy policy.

11. Indemnification

You are obligated to indemnify and keep us free from any claims, losses, expenses, and costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees, that may result from your use of the Website, your violation of these Terms, or your infringement of any third party’s rights.

12. General Terms, Modification and Termination

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us with respect to your use of the Website. We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time without prior notice. Your continued use of the Website after any such modification constitutes your acceptance of the new terms. If it is determined that any portion of these Terms is invalid or unenforceable, that specific part will be removed and the remaining provisions will be upheld. We hold the discretion to temporarily suspend your usage of the Website without prior notification.

13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Berlin, Germany to resolve any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms or your use of the Website.

14. Acknowledgment

By using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read these Terms and agree to be bound by them.

15. Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms or your use of the Website, please contact us at [email protected].

16. Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

The Website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the Website or the information, content, materials, or products included on the Website. We will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the Website, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

EDI Calendar 2024

January

Month-long observances:

  • National Mentoring Month
  • Poverty in America Awareness Month
  • Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Important January EDI calendar dates:

    • January 1 – New Year’s Day
    • January 4 – World Braille Day
    • January 7 – Coptic Orthodox Christmas
    • January 25 – Mahayana New Year (Buddhist)
    • January 13 – Maghi (Sikh)
    • January 21 – World Religion Day
    • January 15 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    • January 24 – International Day of Education
    • January 26 – International Customs Day
    • January 27 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day
February

Month-long observances:

  • American Heart Month
  • Black History Month

Important February EDI calendar dates:

    • February 1 – National Freedom Day
    • February 2 – Groundhog Day
    • February 4 — Rosa Parks Day
    • February 6 — Safer Internet Day
    • February 10 — Lunar New Year (Year of the Dragon)
    • February 11 – International Day of Women & Girls in Science
    • February 12 – International Epilepsy Day
    • February 13 – Mardi Gras
    • February 14 – Ash Wednesday
    • February 14 – Valentine’s Day
    • February 15 – Nirvana Day (Buddhist)
    • February 15 – International Childhood Cancer Day
    • February 17 – Random Acts of Kindness Day
    • February 19 – Family Day (Canada)
    • February 19 – President’s Day (USA)
    • February 20 – World Day of Social Justice
March

Month-long observances:

  • Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • Ethnic Equality Month
  • Gender Equality Month
  • Greek-American Heritage Month
  • Irish-American Heritage Month
  • National Colon Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Kidney Month
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Awareness and Education Month
  • National Women’s History Month

Important March EDI calendar dates:

    • March 1 – Employee Appreciation Day
    • March 8 – International Women’s Day
    • March 8 – Maha Shivarati (Hindu)
    • March 10 –  Ramadan begins (Islam)
    • March 10 – Harriet Tubman Day (USA)
    • March 14 – Pi π Day
    • March 14 – Equal Pay Day
    • March 15 – International Day to Combat Islamophobia
    • March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day
    • March 21 – World Down Syndrome Day
    • March 23 – Purim (Jewish)
    • March 25 – International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
    • March 24 – Palm Sunday (Christian)
    • March 25 – Holi (Hindu)
    • March 29– Good Friday (Christian)
    • March 31 – International Transgender Day of Visibility
    • March 31 – Easter (Christian)
    • March 31 – César Chávez Day (USA)
April

Month-long observances:

  • Arab-American Heritage Month
  • Autism Awareness Month
  • Celebrate Diversity Month
  • Earth Month
  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • National Volunteer Month

Important April EDI calendar dates:

    • April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day
    • April 5 – Laylat al-Qadr (Muslim)
    • April 7 – World Health Day
    • April 9 – Eid-al-Fitr/End of Ramadan (Muslim)
    • April 12 – National Day of Silence (LGBTQ+)
    • April 21 – Start of Ridvan (Baha’i)
    • April 22 – Passover begins (Jewish)
    • April 22 – Earth Day
    • April 24 – Administrative Professionals Day
    • April 28 –World Day for Safety and Health at Work
    • April 30 – Passover ends
May

Month-long observances:

  • ALS Awareness Month
  • Haitian Heritage Month
  • Indian Heritage Month
  • Jewish-American Heritage Month
  • Mental Health Awareness Month
  • National Asian American and South Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • South Asian American Heritage Month

Important May EDI calendar dates:

    • May 5 – Cinco de Mayo
    • May 5 – Yom Hashoah (Jewish)
    • May 12 – Mother’s Day
    • May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
    • May 19 – Malcolm X Day (USA)
    • May 20 – Victoria Day (Canada)
    • May 20 – International Human Resources Day
    • May 21 – World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
    • May 23 – Declaration of the Bab (Baha’i)
    • May 26 – Arbor Day
    • May 29 – Ascension of Baha’u’llah (Baha’i)
    • May 27 – Memorial Day
June

Month-long observances:

  • Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month
  • Black Music Month
  • National Caribbean American Heritage Month
  • Pride Month (LGBTQ+)

Important June EDI calendar dates

    • June 5 – World Environment Day
    • June 9 – Race Unity Day
    • June 12 – Loving Day
    • June 16 – Eid al-Adha (Muslim)
    • June 16 – Father’s Day
    • June 19 – Juneteenth
    • June 20 – World Refugee Day
    • June 20 – Litha, Summer Solstice (Pagan)
    • June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day (Canada)
    • June 23 – Public Service Day
    • June 24 – St-Jean-Baptiste Day (Quebec)
    • June 27 – Helen Keller Day (USA)
    • June 28 – Pride Day (LGBTQ+) (varies by city and country)
July

Month-long observances:

  • French-American Heritage Month

Important July EDI calendar dates

    • July 1 – Canada Day (Canada)
    • July 4 – Independence Day (USA)
    • July 7 – Al-Hijra begins (Muslim)
    • July 9 – Martyrdom of the Bab (Baha’i)
    • July 11 – World Populace Day
    • July 14 – Bastille Day
    • July 18 – International Nelson Mandela Day
    • July 24 – Pioneer Day (Mormon)
    • July 24 – International Self-Care Day
    • July 26 – National Disability Independence Day (commemorates the signing of the Americans With Disabilities Act)
    • July 28 – Parents’ Day (USA)
    • July 30 – International Day of Friendship
August

Month-long observances:

  • National Civility Month

Important EDI calendar dates:

    • August 7 – Purple Heart Day
    • August 9 – International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
    • August 13 – Left-Handers Day
    • August 17 – Marcus Garvey Day (Jamaican)
    • August 19 – World Humanitarian Day
    • August 21 – Senior Citizens Day
    • August 26 – Women’s Equality Day
    • August 26 – Krishna Janmashtami (Hindu)
September

Month-long observances:

  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • National Guide Dog Month
  • Suicide Prevention Month

Important September EDI calendar dates:

  • September 2 – Labor Day
  • September 5 – International Day of Charity
  • September 10 – World Suicide Prevention Day
  • September 10 – Grandparents’ Day
  • September 11 – Patriot Day (U.S.A.)
  • September 15 – International Day of Democracy
  • September 16 – Mexican Independence Day
  • September 18 – International Equal Pay Day
  • September 21 – International Day of Peace
  • September 21 – World Gratitude Day
  • September 22 – American Business Women’s Day
  • September 26 – HR Appreciation Day
  • September 27 – National Native American Day
  • September 30 – National Day for Truth & Reconciliation (Canada)

 

October

Month-long observances:

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Bullying Prevention Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Filipino-American Heritage Month
  • German-American Heritage Month
  • Italian-American Heritage Month
  • LGBTQ History Month
  • National Work and Family Month
  • Polish-American Heritage Month
  • Family History Month

Important October EDI calendar dates:

    • October 2 – International Day of Nonviolence
    • October 2 – Rosh Hashanah begins (Jewish)
    • October 3 – Navrati begins (Hindu)
    • October 10 – World Mental Health Day
    • October 11 – National Coming Out Day (LGBTQ+)
    • October 11 – Yom Kippur (Jewish)
    • October 14 – National Indigenous Peoples’ Day (United States)
    • October 14 – Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
    • October 16 – Sukkot (Jewish)
    • October 16 – Bosses’ Day
    • October 19 – Spirit Day (LGBTQ+ anti-bullying)
    • October 20 – Birth of the Bab (Baha’i)
    • October 20 – Sikh Holy Day (birth of Guru Granth)
    • October 21 – Waste Reduction Week
    • October 22 – International Stuttering Awareness Day
    • October 31 – Halloween
    • October 31 – Diwali (Hindu)
November

Month-long observances:

  • Diabetes Awareness Month
  • National Native American, American Heritage Month

Important EDI calendar dates:

    • November 1-2 – Dia de Muertos
    • November 1 – All Saints’ Day (Roman Catholic)
    • November 1 – National Stress Awareness Day
    • November 2 – All Souls’ Day
    • November 5 – Election Day (USA)
    • November 9 – World Freedom Day
    • November 9 – World Adoption Day
    • November 11 – Remembrance Day
    • November 11 – Veterans Day
    • November 12 – Birth of Baha’u’llah (Baha’i)
    • November 13 – World Kindness Day
    • November 16 – International Day for Tolerance
    • November 19 – International Men’s Day
    • November 20 – Transgender Day of Remembrance
    • November 20 – World Children’s Day (Human Rights, U.N.)
    • November 28 – Thanksgiving
    • November 25 – Day of the Covenant (Baha’i)
    • November 27 – Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha (Baha’i)
December

Month-long observances:

  • HIV/AIDS Awareness Month
  • Universal Human Rights Month

Important December EDI calendar dates:

    • December 1 – World AIDS Day
    • December 3 – International Day for People with Disabilities
    • December 3 – Giving Tuesday (USA)
    • December 5 – International Volunteer Day
    • December 7 – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (USA)
    • December 9 – International Genocide Prevention Day
    • December 10 – International Human Rights Day
    • December 18 – International Migrants Day
    • December 21 – Yule Winter Solstice (Pagan)
    • December 25 – Christmas (Christian)
    • December 25 – Hanukkah begins at sunset (Jewish)
    • December 26 – Kwanzaa week (Celebration of African Customs & Cultures)
    • December 26 – Boxing Day
    • December 31 – New Year’s Eve
    • January 2, 2025 – Hanukkah ends at sunset (Jewish)

Please note that while we have attempted to include all important diversity and inclusion dates in this calendar, we do not claim completeness and regret if an important date has escaped our attention. We appreciate any feedback or comments that contribute to completeness. Thank you for your understanding.

Let’s continue to recognize and celebrate diversity and inclusion throughout the year and work towards creating an inclusive environment for all.

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