1. Description of Service
Carus Group Inc., for itself and its affiliate companies (referred to individually and collectively herein as “Carus Group Inc.”) is providing Member with access to various resources and information. Member must provide (1) all equipment necessary for their own Internet connection, including computer and modem and (2) provide for Member’s access to the Internet, and (3) pay any fees related to such connection.
2. Disclaimer of Warranties.
The site is provided by Carus Group Inc. on an “as is” and on an “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Carus Group Inc. makes no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, regarding the use or the results of this web site in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. Carus Group Inc. shall have no liability for any interruptions in the use of this Website. Carus Group Inc. disclaims all warranties with regard to the information provided, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties; therefore the above-referenced exclusion is inapplicable in such jurisdictions.
3. Limitation of Liability
CARUS GROUP INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, AND IN PARTICULAR CARUS GROUP INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS WEB SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE ALLEGED TO ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF CARUS GROUP INC. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS ARE INAPPLICABLE.
Member agrees to indemnify and hold Carus Group Inc., its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, owners, shareholders, directors, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of Member’s use of the Service, the violation of this Agreement, or infringement by Member, or other user of the Service using Member’s computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.
5. Modifications and Interruption to Service
Carus Group Inc. reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Service with or without notice to the Member. Carus Group Inc. shall not be liable to Member or any third party should Carus Group Inc. exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Service. Member acknowledges and accepts that Carus Group Inc. does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our website and operation of our website may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.
6. Third-Party Sites
7. Disclaimer Regarding Accuracy of Vendor Information
Product specifications and any and all other information have either been provided by the Vendors or collected from publicly available sources. While Carus Group Inc. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this website is accurate, we can make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or reliability of any information provided on this website.
Carus Group Inc. makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any product provided or offered by any Vendor, and you acknowledge that any reliance on representations and warranties provided by any Vendor shall be at your own risk.
8. Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts of Illinois
9. Compliance with Laws.
Member assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is solely and exclusively responsible for compliance with any such laws. Member may not use the Service in any way that violates applicable state, federal, local, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. Member further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.
Translations made on the Carus websites are prepared with the assistance of a third party automated translation service. Carus, through its use of this third party translation service, has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translations, but it is possible that some translations or parts of translations will be incorrect. In addition, translations made on the Carus websites do not include the capability to translate documents posted to the websites in Adobe ® PDF format (Portable Document Format). Therefore, any user of the Carus websites uses these third party translation services at the user’s own risk. No liability is assumed by Carus, or any of its affiliates, officers, directors, employees or agents for any errors, omissions or ambiguities in the translations provided on the Carus websites, and Carus will not be liable for any damages or losses caused by reliance on the translated information.
11. Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to Section 512(c) of the Copyright Revision Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, www.carusllc.com designates the following individual as its agent for receipt of notifications of claimed copyright infringement.
Carus Group Inc.
Attn: Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel
315 Fifth Street
Peru, IL 61354
By Telephone: (815) 223-1500
By Email: [email protected]
12. Other Terms
Carus Group Inc. Website Privacy Statement
This document was last updated 16 June 2014.
1. ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Carus Group Inc. is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when you or your computer interact with our website. By accessing www.carusllc.com websites, you acknowledge and fully understand Carus Group Inc.’s Privacy Statement and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Website Privacy Statement.
2. PARTICIPATING MERCHANT POLICIES
Related services and offerings with links from this website, including vendor sites, have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Online merchants and others who participate in Carus Group Inc. services are encouraged to participate in industry privacy initiatives and to take a responsible attitude towards consumer privacy. However, since we do not have direct control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of merchants and other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.
3. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
Carus Group Inc. collects certain information from and about its users three ways: directly from our Web Server logs, the user, and with Cookies.
a. Web Server Logs.
When you visit our Website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:
-Your Internet protocol address.
-The kind of browser or computer you use.
-Number of links you click within the site.
-State or country from which you accessed the site.
-Date and time of your visit.
-Name of your Internet service provider.
-Web page you linked to our site from.
-Pages you viewed on the site.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Hence, this simplifies the process of delivering relevant content and eases site navigation by providing and saving your preferences and login information as well as providing personalized functionality.
Carus Group Inc. reserves the right to share aggregated site statistics with partner companies, but does not allow other companies to place cookies on our website unless there is a temporary, overriding customer value (such as merging into www.carusllc.com a site that relies on third-party cookies).
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our Website.
c. Personal Information Users
Visitors to our website can register to purchase services. When you register, we will request some personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number or facsimile number, account number and other relevant information. If you are purchasing a service, we will request financial information. Any financial information we collect is used only to bill you for the services you purchased. If you purchase by credit card, this information may be forwarded to your credit card provider. For other types of registrations, we will ask for the relevant information. You may also be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide assistance and information to you. For example, such data may be warranted in order to provide online technical support and troubleshooting.
We will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except to the extent necessary including:
-To fulfill your service requests for services.
-To protect ourselves from liability,
-To respond to legal process or comply with law, or
-In connection with a merger, acquisition, or liquidation of the company.
4. USE OF WEB BEACONS OR GIF FILES
www.carusllc.com Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons – sometimes also called single-pixel gifs – that allow Carus Group Inc. to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Carus Group Inc. may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
Some of these Web beacons may be placed by third party service providers to help determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or email communications. These Web beacons may be used by these service providers to place a persistent cookie on your computer. This allows the service provider to recognize your computer each time you visit certain pages or emails and compile anonymous information in relation to those page views, which in turn enables us and our service providers to learn which advertisements and emails bring you to our website and how you use the site. Carus Group Inc. prohibits Web beacons from being used to collect or access your personal information.
5. ACCESSING WEB ACCOUNT INFORMATION
We will provide you with the means to ensure that personally identifiable information in your web account file is correct and current. You may review this information by contacting us by sending an email to our support attendant – [email protected].
6. CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
Carus Group Inc. has the discretion to occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the “updated” date at the top of this Privacy page. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.
7. CONTACTING US
If you have questions regarding our Privacy Statement, its implementation, failure to adhere to this Privacy Statement and/or our general practices, please contact us at [email protected] or send your comments to:
Carus Group Inc.
315 Fifth Street
Peru, IL 61354
Carus Group Inc. will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly respond and resolve any problem or question.