Kormo Platform Policies
Welcome to the Kormo Platform Policies Center. Our Kormo Platform Policies help ensure that
Employers and Seekers of Kormo continue to enjoy a positive experience. Google reserves the
right to amend our policies at any time, so please check back here for any updates. We will
also exercise our sole discretion in the interpretation and enforcement of these policies,
in conjunction with the Kormo
Terms of Service. Capitalized terms used herein are also
defined in the Kormo Terms of Service.
Our policies cover the conduct of Employers and Seekers on the platform; as well as content,
including jobs, that are prohibited on the Kormo platform.
General Policies for Employers and Seekers
We want all our partners and users of Kormo to have a positive, useful and safe experience.
This is why we do not allow Employers and Seekers to misuse Kormo or violate our policies.
Examples of misusing Kormo and violating our policies include:
Employers and Seekers being below a legally permissible age posting content (including job
posts) or accepting jobs on Kormo;
Employers encouraging or accepting applications from and/or employing Seekers who are
below the age of employment or restricted from certain types of work as required under
Seeking to circumvent Kormo systems and processes, including by creating multiple accounts
or interfering with the operation of Google networks, servers, or other infrastructure;
Employers including contact information on Kormo, so as to circumvent Kormo systems and
processes. Such information includes phone numbers, WhatApp details, social media details,
email addresses, etc.
Engaging in any behaviour that violate these Kormo Platform Policies;
Not acting in good faith, including by attempting to cheat, manipulate or deceive the
other party, when requesting or undertaking jobs (e.g., Employers misleading Seekers on
the requirements and/or compensation of jobs; Seekers providing false certifications and
qualifications; Employers cancelling jobs without reasonable notice);
Employers failing to provide a safe working environment for Seekers;
Employers failing to provide payment, at reasonable durations, to Seekers for their
services rendered. This includes Employers failing to maintain necessary active accounts
with third party payment service providers associated with the Kormo platform, in order to
provide payment to Seekers. Seekers should also ensure that they maintain necessary
accounts with such third party payment service providers, in order to receive payment from
Any other fraudulent activities.
Content and Jobs Policies
Content, including jobs, on Kormo must not contain or facilitate, or must not direct to
promote, collect, disclose, distribute or undertake, the following types of material and
Primarily child directed (PCD)
Material or behaviour that are primarily directed to children under the age of consent in
their relevant jurisdiction are prohibited in the Kormo platform.
Information from children
Material or behaviour collecting or disclosing information from children under the age of
consent in their relevant jurisdiction are prohibited in the Kormo platform.
Material or behaviour that exploits or abuses children, including all child sexual abuse
material (even cartoon images), and all material or behaviour that presents children in a
sexual manner, as well as material or behaviour that may appeal to children but contain
Adult or mature
Pornography, sexual or mature material or behaviour, whether involving consensual subjects
Examples: nudity, sexually suggestive or gratifying material or behaviour, fetishes and
sexual performance aids including used underwear, mail order brides, escort services, dating
services, romantic or sexual liaisons, erotic massage services, prostitution; or any tips,
advice or discussion about improving sexual performance, sexually transmitted diseases, or
about sexual health related to pregnancy, abortion, childbirth or family planning.
Dangerous or derogatory
Material or behaviour, whether online or offline, including that which:
Threatens or advocates for harm on, or harms ,oneself or others;
Harasses, intimidates, bullies or doxes an individual or group of individuals;
Incites or condones hatred or violence against, promotes discrimination of, or disparages
an individual or group on the basis of their race or ethnic origin, caste, religion,
disability, age, nationality, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity,
or other characteristic that is associated with systemic discrimination or marginalization;
Suggests that a tragic event did not happen, or that victims or their families are actors,
or complicit in a cover-up of the event;
Exposes oneself or others to greater risk of harm
Material produced by or in support of terrorist groups, or material or behaviour that
promotes or celebrates terrorist activities, including recruitment or fundraising.
Material or behaviour that intends to or may shock others, including:
Gruesome, graphic or disgusting accounts or imagery (e.g., blood, guts, gore, sexual
fluids, human or animal waste, crime scene or accident photos);
Depictions of acts of violence (e.g., accounts or images of shootings, explosions, or
bombings; execution videos; violent acts committed against animals); or
Significant amounts of obscene or profane language.
Material or behaviour that comprises, promotes, recommends, sells, advocates for or
instructs on weapons, weapon accessories and related products or services, including but not
limited to explosives, fireworks, ammunition, pistols, rifles, BB guns, sporting guns, air
guns, blow guns, stun guns; and any parts of such devices or equipment.
Recreational drugs and drug-related
Material or behaviour comprising, advocating for, instructing on, promoting, recommending or
selling recreational drugs and drug-related material, including substances that alter mental
states for the purpose of recreation; and related products or services such as pipes or
Viruses, malware or other malicious or deceptive code
Material or behaviour comprising or comprising the transmission of viruses, malware, or any
other malicious or deceptive code, including material or behaviour that harms or interferes
with the operation of networks, servers, or other infrastructure; or which facilitate or
perform the act of phishing.
Material that enables dishonesty
Material or behaviour that helps mislead others or is dishonest in nature.
Material or behaviour that promotes or facilitates creating fake or false documents such
as passports, diplomas, or accreditation;
Material or behaviour that promotes or facilitates creating fake or false identities;
Sale or distribution of term papers, paper-writing or exam-taking services;
Information or products for passing drug tests;
Material or behaviour that promotes fraudulent activities or business practices;
Material or behaviour that promotes or advises on fraudulently or artificially inflating a
product’s ranking, view counts, reviews, ratings, or ad impressions or clicks;
Material or behaviour promoting or encouraging any form of hacking or cracking, including
instructions on how to access or use equipment that tampers with or provides unauthorized
access to information, software, servers, or websites.
Spam or irrelevant content
Material or behaviour comprising, promoting or distributing spam, including gibberish,
nonsensical material, or unwanted or unsolicited promotional or commercial material. This
includes material or behaviour that are irrelevant to Seekers, e.g., material that is not
related to jobs.
Jobs where the positions’ details, which are relevant to Seekers, are missing or incorrectly
filled in. This may include the job title, job location, interview details, job description,
job slots, salary, etc.
Misrepresentation or misleading claims
Material or behaviour that misrepresents, misstates, or conceals information, including
about the material’s creator, or the material’s intended purpose; or material that is
misleading (e.g., making false or misleading statements about the business or qualifications,
falsely affiliate with other individuals, organizations, products and services, or false
claims which position improbable results as likely outcomes even if they are technically
possible, e.g.,, “get rich quick schemes” or “miracle pills”).
Jobs that are fake, non-existent, or posted without legitimate intent to hire for bona
fide positions. This includes jobs that primarily seek to collect information about
Seekers, rather than to legitimately employ those Seekers; or jobs that are expired (i.e.,
the positions no longer exist).
Jobs that represent the position, employer, or poster in a matter that is not accurate,
realistic, or truthful. This includes jobs with false or misleading information that do
not match the actual positions, such as locations, wages, working hours, benefits, working
conditions, etc., that do not tally with those associated with the actual positions.
Jobs that are posted without the authorization of the employer, organization or company.
Jobs that fail to disclose whether a position is for a full-time employee, an independent
contractor or is part-time, temporary, seasonal, commission-based, etc., or whether the
position has otherwise nontraditional working conditions or compensation.
Fees for job search
Jobs that require recruiting others or that resemble franchises, pyramid schemes,
multi-level marketing, club memberships, distributorships, etc.; or jobs requiring payment,
or the bearing of costs, contingent upon which a Seeker may be awarded such jobs. This does
not include legitimate scenarios whereby an employee may be required to provide a token sum
for items necessary to perform the job (e.g., purchase a uniform with a small token amount).
Personally Identifiable Information
Material or behaviour comprising, promoting, or distributing the unauthorized publication or
collection of people's private or personal information, confidential information, any data
that may need individual consent and is not obtained following the due process of applicable
law, other information including credit card numbers, Social Security numbers, drivers and
other license numbers, or any other information that is not publicly accessible. This
includes the unauthorized sharing of such information, such as Seekers’ personal information,
with any other parties.
Material or behaviour that comprise, facilitate or promote illegal activity, or infringe on
the legal rights of others, based on applicable laws and regulations, including applicable
employment or hiring laws. Examples include jobs that engage in recruitment or hiring
practices that violate the law in your state or country, or the state or country where the
job is to be performed; the sale, distribution, promotion, recommendation or advocacy of
products derived from endangered or threatened species; or material or behavior comprising
or promoting any copyright-infringing or counterfeit products or services.
Jobs or positions comprising, promoting or facilitating discrimination on the basis of
personal identity or belief characteristics such as age, gender identity and expression,
caste, nationality, race, ethnicity, immigration status, religion, sex/gender, sexual
orientation, language etc., unless where legitimately or practically required (such as to
comply with legal employment visa or work pass conditions, or an intimate apparel store
requiring employees of a certain gender in order to serve customers of the same gender).
Violating or bypassing Google policies
Material or behaviour comprising, promoting or facilitating the violation or circumvention
of Google policies, including in relation to Kormo. Such behaviour may include the use of
multiple Google accounts to evade Google’s policies, or circumvent any restrictions placed
on any account.
When we encounter a potential policy violation, we may review the material or conduct and,
in our sole discretion, take action accordingly. Depending on how egregious a violation is,
we may respond in several ways, including removing the violating content or jobs from Kormo,
or prohibiting a violating Employer or Seeker from using Kormo, temporarily or permanently.
In the case of several violations or an egregious violation, we may prohibit an Employer or
Seeker from participating in Kormo, or disable the user’s Kormo Account. We take into
account local legal considerations in our review process, and in some cases, we require a
court order. As required by law, we may also report any illegal activity.
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