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These General Terms and Conditions govern the relationship between Dev Bulgaria OOD, company entered into the Commercial Register at the Registry Agency with UIC 204566446, with registered office at: 59 Dragan Tsankov Blvd., entr. G, flr. 2, apt. 3, Izgrev District, Sofia, (DEV.BG) and the users (individuals and legal entities) of services, available on the website www.dev.bg.
1. In the interpretation and application of these General Terms and Conditions, the terms and phrases used will have the following meaning:
1.1. “DEV.BG” – “Dev Bulgaria” OOD, company entered into the Commercial Register at the Registry Agency with UIC 204566446, with registered office at: 59 Dragan Tsankov Blvd., entr. G, flr. 2, apt. 3, Izgrev District, Sofia,;
1.2. “GTC” – these General Terms and Conditions governing the access and use of the free services, available on www.dev.bg;
1.3. “Services” – the services provided by DEV.BG on www.dev.bg, which can be paid or free, and include opportunities for publishing and searching job advertisements, applying for jobs, storing CVs and files, introducing and meeting employers working in the IT sector, etc. The services provided on www.dev.bg are dynamic, i.e. they are constantly supplemented and changed with a view to their improvement; the way they are provided may also change and the Users will be notified of the changes in an appropriate manner;
1.4. “the Site” – www.dev.bg;
1.5. “User”– any person that accesses the www.dev.bg website and uses some of the Services available thereon;
1.6. “Applicant” – User or individual who uses one of the application forms for an Ad available on www.dev.bg;
1.7. “Employer” – a User who has created a Profile on www.dev.bg and / or publishes one or more Ads;
1.8. “Ads” – advertisement for an open position, containing information and conditions for the job offered. Ads can be paid or free;
1.9. “Job Board” – a virtual job board for open positions in the IT sector on the www.dev.bg website;
1.10. “Mini Board” – thematic sections of the Job Board, in which the Ads are grouped by certain criteria;
1.11. “Profile” – a short introduction of a legal entity working in the IT sector on www.dev.bg; the information includes, but is not limited to: company information and logo, technology, way of working, benefits, contacts;
1.12. “Standard Profile – Profile, the creation and maintenance of which is free and does not require the conclusion of an individual contract;
1.13. “Premium Profile”– A profile with additional functionalities, the creation and maintenance of which is paid. The Premium Profile service is provided and implemented through the conclusion of an individual contract.
1.14. “Personal Data”– any information about the User through which the User can be identified, including information that can be protected in accordance with the applicable national and European legislation on data protection.
2.1. www.dev.bg is a virtual information resource on the Internet, created in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Bulgaria and is intended to provide information to its users, as well as to provide Services in the IT sector.
2.2. Any person that has loaded www.dev.bg on their browser or has been redirected to it should read these GTC carefully. The acceptance of the GTC is a mandatory condition for using the Services. The use of the Site itself is considered an expression of acceptance of these GTC for the Services that are available without registration.
2.3. DEV.BG reserves the right to change the GTC at any time and at its discretion, and the changes may be the result from changes in the Bulgarian legislation. The changes are posted on the Site and enter into force on the day they are posted. Users are obliged to check for updates of the GTC and to comply therewith.
2.4. In connection with the Services provided, DEV.BG processes personal data of Users and the processing is performed in accordance with Section VI.
2.5. Insofar as the Services provided by DEV.BG are diverse and constantly developed and supplemented, as well as in connection with any legislative changes, DEV.BG has the right to add new services, to change or remove existing Services, without the need for express notice. When making changes in the services provided by DEV.BG, at the discretion of DEV.BG, information about these changes is published in a prominent place on the Site and / or an e-mail is sent according to item 3.13.
2.6. DEV.BG owns the title or the right to use the Site and the content contained therein. No one has the right to use in any way, copy, modify or distribute content from the Site for purposes other than or incompatible with the use of the Services and the purpose of the Site, without the express prior written consent of DEV.BG.
2.7. DEV.BG is not responsible for damages and loss of earnings that have occurred as a result of the use or inability to use the Site and / or the Services offered by DEV.BG.
3.1. The service regarding the creation and maintenance of a Standard Profile includes introduction of a User of the Site (legal entities) according to information criteria and vision (company data, sector, technologies, services and products, method and place of work, number of employees , benefits, contacts, etc.) set by DEV.BG in advance The service is free, and DEV.BG, at its discretion and without the consent of the User, has the right to place advertising banners and notifications on the page of each Standard Profile. In case a User wants to use the additional functionalities offered by DEV.BG, it may state its desire to conclude an individual contract for the Premium Profile Service.
3.2. User of the Service under this section may be any legal entity duly registered and working in the IT sector.
3.3. The information contained in the Profile is provided by filling in a standard application form by a person with legal capacity who declares that he/she is authorized to represent the User of the Service, including to accept these GTC and to take actions related to the use and management of the Profile on behalf and at the expense of the User.
3.4. After sending the filled in standard application form to DEV.BG and ticking the button for acceptance of the GTC, DEV.BG reviews, approves and publishes the information on the Site. The contract for the provision of the Standard Account Service is considered concluded at the time of activating the Profile by DEV. BG.
3.5. By accepting these GTC, each User declares and ensures: that it is a company duly operating according to the laws of the Republic of Bulgaria; that the information submitted for the creation of the Profile contains only correct, complete and up-to-date data; that it will not assign, sell or transfer the rights to the created Profile in any way.
3.6. In case a User wants to display a trademark or another intellectual property in its Profile, it should be entitled to its distribution through the Site. Each User assumes full responsibility before DEV.BG in case of complaints lodged by third parties or imposition of sanctions by the relevant competent authority.
3.7. DEV.BG does not control and is not responsible for the information provided by the User and the information contained in its Profile. In case the User violates the requirements and conditions for use of the Service, it is obliged to compensate DEV.BG for all damages.
3.8. In case a User of the Standard Profile Service also uses the Job Board Service, the advertisements published there are also linked and displayed in its Profile.
3.9. DEV.BG has the right to refuse, stop or terminate the provision of the Standard Profile Service without providing any reasons.
3.10. Any User of the Standard Profile Service may request changes in the information available in the Profile.
3.11. Each User of the Standard Profile Service may request its termination and deletion of the information from the Profile.
3.12. Based on the information provided by all Users of the Standard Profile Service (via the standard application forms), DEV.BG can group and categorize the Users according to certain criteria (e.g. place of work, number of employees, field of activity, working hours, etc.). A User who does not want to be included in a certain group / category should request a change according to item 3.10. or cancellation of the Service according to item 3.11 above.
3.13. In connection with the provision of the Standard Profile Service, DEV.BG undertakes to notify the User of the development of the Service through periodic reports and notifications. By accepting these GTC, the User agrees to be the addressee of electronic statements for the purposes of item 3.13.
4.1. The Job Board Service is the publication of Ads for open positions in the IT sector on a virtual board on www.dev.bg. Each User may choose whether to use the free or paid version of the Job Board Service.
4.2. The Job Board Service is available both for Users with a Profile on the Site and for any legal entity duly registered and working in the IT sector. By accepting these GTC, each User of the Job Board Service declares and ensures that it is a company duly operating according to the laws of the Republic of Bulgaria.
4.3. In case a User of the Job Board Service is a recruitment intermediary and is subject to mandatory registration under the Employment Promotion Act, the User should indicate in the Ads the number under which it is registered for providing intermediary services.
4.4. In case a User wants to display a trademark or another intellectual property in its Ad, it should be entitled to its distribution through the Site.
4.5. DEV.BG does not exercise control and is not responsible for the existence, proper registration and compliance with applicable regulations of Users. In case of non-compliance with the requirements under item 4.2, item 4.3 and item 4.4. above and / or other violations of the applicable law by a User, the User assumes full responsibility before DEV.BG both when third parties lodge a complaint and when sanctions are imposed by the relevant competent authority.
4.6. The Job Board Service is requested in writing or through a functionality of the Site, and the User chooses whether it wants to use the free or the paid version of this service. The User indicates the source(s) of the text of the Ad(s) and gives explicit consent for this text to be copied and reproduced by DEV.BG on the Site. With the publication of an Ad of the respective User by DEV.BG, the contract for the Job Board Service (both for the free and for the paid version) is considered concluded between the parties. The User is fully responsible for the content, conditions and authorship of the respective Ad.
4.7. At the request of the User and after prior coordination with DEV.BG, any content may be added, modified or removed from the text of the Ad. At its own discretion, DEV.BG may only make technical corrections to the text of the Ad (formatting, punctuation corrections). The Ads published on the Job Board should be only for a certain type of technical positions according to the Mini Boards of the Site. DEV.BG, at its own discretion, distributes the Ads to the respective Mini Board. One Ad can be distributed in more than one Mini Board.
4.8. Only Ads that meet the following requirements may be published on the Site:
4.8.1. The Ads must not contain requirements of a discriminatory nature, materials that violate or do not respect the rights or legitimate interests of third parties, including fundamental human rights, intellectual property rights, etc., content of an illegal, obscene or offensive nature.
4.8.2. The Ads must be for real and up-to-date positions, meeting all the requirements of the applicable occupational legislation.
4.9.1. By accepting these GTC, each User of the Job Board Service declares and ensures that has the right to use any content of an Ad that is published on the Site, and that each Ad meets the requirements of item 4.8 above. In case this is not the case, the User is fully responsible for all damages arising thereof for DEV.BG or third parties.
4.9.2. The user assumes full responsibility before DEV.BG in case of complaints lodged by third parties in connection with the Ads published on the Site or the imposition of sanctions by the relevant competent authority. The User undertakes to indemnify DEV.BG for all amounts paid in favour of third parties, as well as for all costs and expenses incurred by DEV.BG in this regard (including, but not limited to – costs for sending notifications, notarial notifications, costs of court proceedings, including state fees, attorney’s fees, enforcement fees and costs, etc.).
4.10.1. DEV.BG has the right to refuse the publication of the Ad or to remove the Ad from the Site in case of non-compliance with the present GTC and / or at its own discretion. In case the User uses the paid Job Board Service, DEV.BG publishes another Ad that meets the requirements of these GTC.
4.10.2. DEV.BG has the right to refuse, suspend temporarily or terminate the entire provision of the Job Board Service for a User without giving any reasons. In case the User uses the paid Job Board Service, it continues to use it after the reason for the suspension is no longer existent. In case it is not possible to restore the use of the paid Job Board Service, the amount paid for unpublished Ads is deducted from other liabilities or is refunded to the User.
4.11. After publishing an Ad on the Site, DEV.BG automatically forwards all applications received for the respective position to an e-mail address specified by the User of the Job Board Service. The process is automated and DEV.BG does not perform any preliminary processing, selection or review of the submitted applications. DEV.BG is not responsible for the content, timeliness and compliance of the submitted applications.
4.12. Each Ad is removed from the Site:
4.12.1 After removing the source(s) of the text of the Ad under Art. 4.6 above;
4.12.2. At the request of the User of the Job Board Service;
4.12.3. In case of a whistle-blower with regard to the Ad;
4.12.4. According to Art. 4.10 above;
4.12.5. By order of a competent state authority.
In case the User uses the paid Job Board Service and the Ad is removed from the Site on the grounds of item 4.12.2, the obligation to pay the price is not eliminated regardless how long the Ad was present on the Site.
4.13. In case a User uses the free version of the Job Board Service, DEV.BG, at its discretion and without the consent of the User, has the right to place advertising banners and notifications on the page of each Ad. In case a User wants to use the additional functionalities offered by DEV.BG, it may express its desire to use the paid version of the Job Board Service.
4.14.1. The Paid Job Board Service can be requested once for one Ad or for some of the subscription plans offered by DEV.BG. The service for one-time paid Ad should be used within the next twelve (12) months following its request, and payment is due even if the User has not made use of the specified time period for publication of the Ad.
4.14.2. Each paid Ad is displayed before all other free Ads in the respective Mini Board for a period of twenty eight (28) days as of the date of its publication as a paid Ad, or in case it was previously a free Ad – as of the date on which it was claimed as paid. In case of more than one paid Ad in the Mini Board, the sequence is determined according to the time of publication, and each new Ad takes the first position in the respective Mini Board. Advertising banners and notifications are not placed on the Paid Ad page.
4.14.3. A User of the paid Job Service pays the price to the bank account of DEV.BG indicated in the invoice within seven (7) working days as of the date when the invoice was issued. A monthly fee is paid for subscription plans.
4.14.4. In case of delayed payment of the paid Job Board Service with more than seven (7) days, DEV.BG is entitled to terminate the use of the Service and remove all Ads of the User, which does not release the latter from the obligation to pay for all requested paid Services.
4.14.5. DEV.BG has the right to request the prepayment of certain paid Services as a condition for their provision.
4.15.1. The subscription plans for the paid version of the Job Service are on monthly basis and are provided for a certain number of Ads. Each Subscription Plan provides an opportunity to use discounts and / or additional functionalities, and the User may choose and request a subscription plan through an active on-line application on the Site. By filling in the application, an account of the User is created, containing information about the requested plan, used paid Ads and additional functionalities, etc.
4.15.2. In case a User does not use the number of Ads determined for the respective subscription plan within the month, the unused Ads (but not the additional functionalities) are repeatedly transferred and accumulated for the next months, even in case the User changes the type of the subscription plan.
4.15.3. Each additional Ad that is not part of the requested subscription plan is paid as a one-time Ad.
4.16. Depending on the subscription plan, DEV.BG provides the following additional functionalities for the paid Ads:
4.16.1. Monthly PR publication – the user making use of this functionality may provide a text about its activity each month, which is to be published on the Site after prior coordination and approval by DEV.BG;
4.16.2. Ad design – DEV.BG creates a template of the User’s Ad(s), and all published Ads of this User follow this individual template. Each subsequent change of the already created template is subject to additional payment and coordination with DEV.BG;
4.16.3. “Fanatical support” – a certain employee of DEV.BG (Key Account Manager) personally contacts and supports the User with regard to all questions, inquiries and tasks related to the Job Board Service;
4.16.4. Benchmarking and A/B testing – this functionality allows the User to compare the performance of an Ad with other Ads from the same Mini Board through summary statistics, to test two titles of the same Ad.
5.1. Only individuals with capacity to act and who have reached the age of 18 may be Users of the Application Services under an Ad published on the Site. DEV.BG does not verify and control the observance of this requirement and is not responsible in case of use of the Services by a person who does not meet the specified age and capacity restrictions.
5.2. Any person meeting the requirements under item 5.1. above may create their own account (user profile) on the Site by filling in the registration form containing information about their name and e-mail address. The registration allows the storage of files (CV, references, cover letters, etc.), as well as other functionalities.
5.3.1. The files stored in the profile of a registered User are available only for the User, and when applying for a job Ad, the User decides what information to send. The information stored in the profile and / or is sent to other persons through the Site may not contain: advertising content not related to the application; materials that violate or disregard the rights or legitimate interests of third parties, including fundamental human rights, intellectual property rights, etc.; content of an illegal, obscene, offensive or improper nature, as well as content that could damage the reputation, insult a third party or reveal a secret protected by law. Each User is responsible and ensures that it is entitled to use the content that it stores in its user profile or sends to others through the Site, and that it is not in conflict with these GTC or the law.
5.3.2. DEV.BG keeps a copy of the applications for statistical purposes with the consent of the User and for a time period in accordance with the Privacy Notice. With each application for an advertisement (using the Apply function button) through the Job Board Service, the User agrees DEV.BG to process the personal data of the User for the purposes under item 5.3.2. In case the User does not agree with the processing of personal data according to this item 5.3.2., the User has the right not to share its personal data with DEV.BG through the Job Board Service and not to apply for the respective advertisement.
5.4. Before completing the process of creating a profile, each User undertakes to get acquainted with the Privacy Notice of DEV.BG. Consent to the processing of personal data in accordance with 5.3.2. and to the acquaintance and compliance with the GTC is a condition for completion of the registration of the user profile and for the use of the Services on the Site. At the time of giving the consent, the contract for providing the Service is considered concluded.
5.5. Each registered User is responsible for the actions performed through its user profile when its username and password are used. In case of illegal or possibly illegal access, any registered User should notify DEV.BG. A registered User can edit the information in its user profile at any time.
5.6. DEV.BG has the right to remove the user profile of a registered User from the Site in case of non-compliance with these GTC and / or at its discretion, without giving any reasons.
5.7. Each user profile of a registered User may be blocked (temporarily suspended access) in the following cases:
5.7.1. In case of suspected violation of these GTC, other terms and conditions provided on the Site or the applicable law;
5.7.2. Upon a request from a competent state body;
5.7.3. With a request by the registered User;
5.7.4. In case of a whistle-blower with regard to the profile;
5.7.5. At the discretion of DEV.BG.
5.8. Each user profile of a registered User is removed from the Site:
5.8.1. By the User through a request to DEV.BG;
5.8.2. In case of suspected violation of these GTC, other terms and conditions provided on the Site or the applicable law;
5.8.3. By order of a competent state body;
5.8.4. According to item 5.6 above.
5.9. In case of removing a profile and terminating the contract, the data stored in the profile are deleted in accordance with the Privacy Notice.
5.10. DEV. BG is not liable for damages and loss of earnings resulting from the use or inability to use the Site and / or the Services, as well as in case of blocking or deleting profiles and / or content according to these GTC.
5.11. The registration under item 5.2 is not a mandatory condition for applying for Ads on the Site, and each unregistered User may use the Service and apply for a specific Ad with the function button at the end of the text of each Ad. By filling in the application form, each User is obliged to get acquainted with the Privacy Notice of DEV.BG and the GTC of the Site. Giving consent to the processing of personal data in accordance with 5.3.2 and to the acquaintance and compliance with the GTC is a condition for completing the application process. At the time of giving the consent, the contract for providing the Service is considered concluded.
5.12. DEV.BG does not control and is not responsible for the content of the Ads published on the Site, nor whether the represented Employers are duly established and existing in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Bulgaria. In case of application, the information provided by the Applicant is forwarded to the Employer, and a copy for DEV.BG is kept. Each User decides on its own and at its own risk and responsibility on which Ads and to which Employers to send their applications.
5.13. For each open position application in an Ad, the Applicant receives an application confirmation at the e-mail address indicated by it containing short information on the Ad it had applied for.
5.14. DEV. BG is not an intermediary, does not perform the intermediary recruitment activities and in no way participates in the selection and choice of applicants or in the subsequent communication and negotiation of the conditions between the parties. Each User decides on its own and at its own risk and responsibility what information to send, what contractual relations to enter into and under what conditions. DEV.BG is not a party to these relations and therefore, in case of non-compliance with proposed and / or agreed conditions or in violation of applicable employment law, the affected party should contact the competent state authorities in whose competences and powers it is to carry out the relevant inspections and to take action.
6.1. Processing of personal data. DEV.BG is a controller and processes personal data according to the Privacy Notice, which is an integral part of these GTC and is available on the Site. By accepting the GTC, we will consider that you have read the Privacy Notice and that you agree to the processing of personal data by DEV.BG for statistical purposes according to 5.3.2. In case you have questions about how and why DEV.BG processes personal data, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6.2.1. Each Party ensures that it processes the shared personal data fairly and lawfully and for the purposes set out in these GTC.
6.2.2. Each Party ensures that it processes the shared personal data on the basis of its own appropriate legal basis set out in the relevant Privacy Notice / Policy and provided to Applicants in an appropriate manner.
6.2.3. DEV.BG shares personal data in volume and form provided by the Applicants only with Employers for which the respective Applicant has chosen to apply.
6.2.4. Each party applies appropriate technical and organizational measures in the processing of shared personal data. When sharing data, the party to which it is transferred ensures that adequate and equivalent protection of the shared data is provided, in particular:
22.214.171.124. Restricting access and implementing appropriate technological protection measures;
126.96.36.199. Conducting regular evaluation and tests for potential threats;
188.8.131.52. Ensuring that all employees working with personal data have been informed of their roles and responsibilities with regard to the processing of personal data.
6.2.5. The parties agree that the responsibility for processing requests for the exercise of Applicants’ rights belongs to the party processing personal data in the context of the respective request.
6.2.6. The parties agree, upon receipt of a request for the exercise of rights from Applicants, to cooperate and provide reasonable and timely assistance in order to be able to comply with the requests for the exercise of the Applicants’ rights in time, as well as to respond to any other inquiries or complaints from their side.
6.2.7. Each party should notify the other party as soon as possible, but no later than 72 hours after learning of any breach of the security of shared personal data, in order to limit the consequences of the breach.
6.2.8. In the event of a dispute or claim brought by an Applicant or a supervisory authority concerning the processing of shared personal data against one or both parties, each party undertakes to immediately inform the other party of any such dispute or claim.
8.1. The written statements and communications provided for in these General Terms and Conditions are considered valid if they are sent by e-mail, by pressing a virtual button on the Site and the like, as long as the statement is technically recorded in a way that allows it to be reproduced.
8.2. In the event that any of the clauses of these General Terms and Conditions proves to be invalid, this will not invalidate the other clauses. The invalid clause will be replaced by the mandatory norms of the law or the established practice.
8.3. DEV.BG does not guarantee and is not responsible for the availability and proper provision of the Services outside the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria. In case the User uses the Services, subject to these General Terms and Conditions, outside the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, the User is solely responsible for compliance with the applicable legislation according to the place of use of the Services.
8.4. The provisions of the current legislation of the Republic of Bulgaria apply to all unsettled issues.
8.5. All disputes between the parties are resolved in good faith. In case no agreement is reached, all unresolved disputes arising from the current GTC or relating to them will be resolved by the competent court under the current Bulgarian legislation in Sofia city.
These General Terms and Conditions have been adopted and enter into force on 16.08.2021