On-line Terms of Service and Website Access and Usage (www.centuryss.com)
Last updated: September 25, 2018
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AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND Century Support Services- PLEASE READ
THE TERMS OF SERVICE SET FORTH BELOW (THE “TERMS”) GOVERN YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB (THE “SITE”) OF AND ARE LEGALLY BINDING ON YOU. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THIS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE. YOUR USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE YOUR AGREEMENT TO ABIDE BY EACH OF THE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW.
These Terms affect your legal rights, including an agreement to resolve disputes that may arise between us by arbitration on an individual basis instead of by class actions or jury trials.
Century Support Services (CSS) may provide you, (the “User” or “you”), with access to its content, resources, tools for communication, public forums, commerce platforms, and other services through its network of websites ( the “Service”). CSS provides the Service to the User, subject to the following Terms, which you accept by accessing CSS websites.
CSS is not responsible for providing you access facilities or equipment (in any form) to its Service. You, the User, also comprehend and agree that the Service may include advertisements and sponsorships and that these are necessary for CSS to provide the Service. You also comprehend and agree that CSS makes no warranty or representation about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, accuracy of the information, products, services and related graphics contained within The Service for any purpose. The Service is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. CSS hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to the Service.
Further Description of the Service
CSS’s Site provides information regarding CSS ‘s debt resolution services, which include debt negotiation and settlement service, as well as any other related services performed by CSS or its affiliates. In order to use the Site, you must obtain access to the world wide web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the worldwide web, including a computer and modem or other access device.
Use of the Service is limited to parties that lawfully can enter into and form contracts under applicable law. For example, minors are not allowed to use the Service. If you are 17 years of age or younger, you must immediately navigate away from this Site by clicking here.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF SERVICE
By using the Services or otherwise accessing the CSS websites, you agree to be bound by all terms and conditions hereof and all policies and guidelines incorporated by reference The Service is provided to you, the User, under the terms and conditions and any amendments thereto and any operating rules or policies that may be published from time to time by CSS as part of the Terms of Service/Legal Disclaimer and related disclosures which are cumulatively included herein by reference. The CSS Terms of Service comprises the entire agreement between the User and CSS as pertaining to the Services and supersedes any prior agreements pertaining to the subject matter contained herein.
CSS reserves the right to change any of the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Services are offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions, including changes/modifications if any incorporated by us from time to time. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
MODIFICATION TO THE SERVICE
“CSS Inc.” reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part of the Service) with or without notice to the User at any time and from time to time. The User agrees that CSS shall not be liable to the User or any third party for any modification or discontinuance of the Service.
As a condition of your use of the Service you will not use the Service for any illegal purposes. You will be solely responsible for the contents of transmissions made by you through the Service.
You agree not to use the Service to: (a) Obstruct or hinder the use and enjoyment of the Service by other Users; (b) Violate any applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations; (c) Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (d) Interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or defy any requirements, regulations or guidelines of networks connected to the Service; (e) Transmit or otherwise make available any material in connection with surveys, chain letters, junk e-mail, spamming, contests, pyramid schemes, or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise); (f) Upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, damaging, intimidating, hostile, offensive, harassing, defamatory, improper, obscene, vulgar, invasive of another’s privacy, caste related, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; (g) Upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any content protected by any patent, trademark, copyright or other intellectual proprietary laws unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents to do the same; (h) Upload files that contain viruses, worms, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs designed to disrupt, damage or limit the operation of any computer or telecommunications equipment or property of another; (i) “Stalk” or otherwise harass other users; collect or store personal data about other users. (j) Advertise, promote or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose unless the Service specifically allows such messages or transactions. (k) Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion, use or access of the Service. (l) Violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act or any other law, (m) Conduct any activity that would aid or assist terrorism or related activity or would endanger U.S. military personnel.
CSS has no obligation to observe and monitor the Service. However, CSS reserves the right to review materials posted and to remove any material/s. CSS also reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Services, at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever. CSS reserves the right subject to attorney-client privilege to the extent applicable and to the extent the same is not waived through these provisions, at all times to divulge any information as it considers necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part. These would be more applicable to the publicly accessible areas of the Service that are intended to be available to the general public. For example, publicly accessible areas of the Service would include message boards and chat rooms that are open to both registered users and visitors. In view of the global nature of the World Wide Web, the User understands and agrees that technical processing of tools of communication is (and may be) required to send and receive messages, to correspond/conform to the technical requirements of connecting networks, to correspond/conform to the limitations of the Service, or to correspond/conform to other, similar technical requirements.
USER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD & SECURITY
As part of the Service’s registration process you will provide us with current, complete and accurate information as requested by the registration form. You will then choose a user name and password. You take total responsibility for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. You are also entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify CSS immediately of any unlawful/unauthorized use of your account or any other security violation. You agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You understand that CSS will not be liable for any loss or damage in any form incurred as a result of unauthorized usage of your account, with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses or damages incurred by CSS or a third party as a result of your failure to comply with this clause. You also agree not to use anyone else’s account, at any time, without the prior permission of the account holder.
LINKS ON/IN THE SERVICES
The Service or third parties may provide links to other worldwide web sites or resources (including, without limitation, links to sites which relate to the credentials and disciplinary history of professionals). Because CSS has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that CSS is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, information, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that CSS shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
CSS’S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the service (“Software”) contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that content contained in information presented to you through the Service is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by CSS, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You expressly understand and agree that to the extent permitted under law, CSS shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if CSS has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use the Service; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the Service; (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the Service; or (v) any other matter relating to the service.
SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE
Recognizing the global nature of the internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
CONTENT PROVIDED TO THE SERVICE
CSS does not claim ownership of the “content” (in the form of data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials) you provide to CSS (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, privately transmit, input or submit to any CSS site or service for review by the general public. However, by posting, uploading, or making available content or any other material, you grant CSS and its affiliate sites unrestricted and irrevocable permission to use your submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses, including, without limitation, the rights to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your submission, and to publish your name in connection with your submission.
Copyright Infringement Policy.
In accordance with the requirements set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17 United States Code Section 512(c)(2) (“DMCA”), Company will investigate notices of copyright infringement and take appropriate remedial action. If you believe that any Content on www.centuryss.com has been used or copied in a manner that infringes your work, please provide a written notification of claimed copyright infringement to the Designated Agent for the Site containing the following elements as set forth in the DMCA:
- a physical or electronic signature of the owner of the copyright interest that is alleged to have been infringed or the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner;
- identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed, including copyright date;
- identification of the Content you claim to be infringing and which you request be removed from the Site or access to which is to be disabled along with a description of where the infringing Content is located;
- information reasonably sufficient to allow us to contact you, such as a physical address, telephone number and an email address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the Content identified in your written notification in the manner complained of is not authorized by you or the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
- a statement by you that the information in your written notification is accurate and that, under penalty of perjury, you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Company’s designated agent for the written notification of claims of copyright infringement can be contacted at the following address:
Designated Agent – Copyright Infringement Claims
Attention: James Navarre
Century Support Services, LLC
2000 Commerce Loop, Suite 2111
North Huntingdon, PA 15642
By visiting CSS, you agree that the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern this Agreement and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and CSS.
DISPUTES AND ARBITRATION
Any dispute relating in any way to your visiting this website or your use of any of the Services shall be submitted to confidential, binding arbitration in Westmoreland or Allegheny Counties, Pennsylvania, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate CSS’s intellectual property rights, CSS may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration hereunder shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration hereunder shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to these terms and conditions, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.