Common Census D.B.A. "BenefitsUSA" End User License Agreement
BEFORE YOU LOG ON TO THE COMMON BENEFITS EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SOFTWARE (HEREIN “THE SERVICE”), PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS LICENSE (THE “LICENSE”) AND BE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND THEM. BY LOGGING IN YOU BECOME A PARTY WITH COMMON CENSUS, INC. (HEREIN “COMMON CENSUS”) TO THE LICENSE AND ARE LEGALLY BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS SHOWN WHETHER YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHOWN, YOU MUST NOT LOG ON TO THE SERVICE. THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT SUPERCEDE THE TERMS OF ANY PURCHASE ORDER THAT YOU MAY SUBMIT. THIS AGREEMENT INCORPORATES THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT FOR USE OF THE SERVICE.
DATA MANAGEMENT DISCLAIMER
COMMON CENSUS AND THE SERVICE INVOLVE INFORMATION ACCUMULATED FROM THE EMPLOYER/GOVERNMENT/ASSOCIATION/UNION, THE INDIVIDUAL (EMPLOYEE), INSURANCE INTERMEDIARIES (BROKERS, CONSULTANTS), CARRIERS, AND OTHER PARTIES THAT MAY USE THE DATABASE. THE INFORMATION FEED INTO THE DATABASE AND THE INFORMATION EXTRACTED FROM THE DATABASE IS ONLY AS ACCURATE AS THE PARTICIPANTS THAT ARE USING THE SYSTEM. FURTHERMORE, THE BUSINESS PROCESS OF SENDING DATA TO HOME OFFICES, THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATORS, OR OTHER ENTERPRISES THAT ARE EXPECTING DATA DELIVERY (ON A REGULAR OR AD HOC BASIS), IS CONTROLLED BY THE END USER. COMMON CENSUS WORKS WITH LICENSE HOLDER TO DEVELOP A PROCESS BUT IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE LICENSEE TO EXERCISE THE TOOLS PROVIDED AND THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE LICENSEE TO ASSURE DATA REACHES THE INTENDED DESTINATION.
BENEFITS INFORMATION DISCLAIMER
THE SERVICE IS DESIGNED TO ASSIST AN EMPLOYER/GOVERNMENT/ASSOCIATION/UNION WITH THE ADMINISTRATION OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS. IT IS NOT INTENDED, NOR MAY IT BE IN ANY MANNER CONSIDERED A SUBSTITUTE FOR SPECIFIC LEGAL OR TAX ADVICE ABOUT ANY BENEFIT, QUALIFIED PLAN, OR INSURANCE PROGRAM. TAX AND LEGAL MATTERS AS WELL AS ALL COMPLIANCE ISSUES MUST BE REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY YOUR OWN LEGAL OR TAX ADVISORS. ENROLLMENTS, RATES, AND ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH EACH CARRIER. OFFICIAL ENROLLMENT AND/OR CHANGES FOR ALL INSURANCE PRODUCTS MUST BE COMPLETED ON INSURANCE COMPANY APPROVED FORMS. RECORDING OF DATA IN THIS PROGRAM MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENT TO SATISFY ANY CARRIER UNLESS SUCH CARRIER HAS SPECIFICALLY APPROVED IT.
GRANT OF LICENSE IN SOFTWARE AND SERVICE
This License grants you the following rights to use The Service, which is licensed to you and not sold:
DESCRIPTION OF OTHER RIGHTS AND LIMITATIONS
COPYRIGHT
All title and copyrights in and to the Software (including but not limited to any images, photographs, animations, video, audio, music, and text incorporated into the Software), the accompanying printed materials, and any copies of the Software, are owned by Common Census. The Software is protected by U.S. copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Therefore, you must treat the Software like any other copyrighted material except that you may either make copies of the database solely for backup or archival purposes. You may not copy the printed materials accompanying the Software.
CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY
MISCELLANEOUS
This License is governed by the laws of the State of Maine and applicable U.S. law. In the event of a dispute between the parties, you irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the state or federal courts sitting in Maine, with venue in Cumberland County, Maine.
LIMITED WARRANTY
Common Census warrants that the Software and the Service will perform substantially in accordance with the accompanying written materials for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of receipt. Some states and jurisdictions do not allow limitations on duration of an implied warranty, so the above limitation may not apply to you.
CUSTOMER REMEDIES
Your exclusive remedy shall be, at Common Census’ option, either (a) refund of the setup fees and subscription fees for the three (3) months prior to the event giving rise to a warranty issue, or (b) repair or replacement of the Software that does not meet Common Census’ Limited Warranty and which is returned to Common Census. This Limited Warranty is void if failure of the Software or hardware has resulted from accident, abuse, or misapplication. Any replacement Software will be warranted for the remainder of the original warranty period or thirty (30) days, whichever is longer. Outside the United States, neither these remedies nor any product support services offered by Common Census are available without proof of purchase from an authorized international source.
NO OTHER WARRANTIES
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, COMMON CENSUS DISCLAIMs ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT, WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE AND SERVICE. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIED LEGAL RIGHTS. YOU MAY HAVE OTHERS, WHICH VARY FROM STATE/JURISDICTION TO STATE/JURISDICTION.
EXPORT COMPLIANCE
You hereby (1) assure Common Census that you shall adhere to the U.S. Export Administration laws and regulations and shall not export, re-export or release any software, source code, technical data, or products received from Common Census or the direct product of such software, source code or technical data to any proscribed country listed in the U.S. Export Administration regulations unless properly authorized by the U.S. Government, and (2) agree that this assurance will be honored even after expiration of this Agreement. You acknowledge that you are familiar with U.S. Government export policy and regulations and undertake to be and remain in full compliance with such policy and regulations.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
COMMON CENSUS SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, IN TORT, UNDER ANY WARRANTY THEORY, OR OTHERWISE FOR ANY AMOUNT IN EXCESS OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAID TO COMMON CENSUS BY YOU PURSUANT TO THIS AGREEMENT DURING THE THREE (3) MONTHS PREVIOUS TO THE EVENT CAUSING SUCH DAMAGES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL COMMON CENSUS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS) OF A PARTY OR ANY THIRD PARTY, EVEN IF A PARTY HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN PARTICULAR, BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, COMMON CENSUS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS, CORRUPTION, OR INACCURACY OF ANY OF YOUR DATA OR OF ANY OF YOUR CUSTOMERS OR THIRD PARTIES THAT MAY RESULT IN WHOLE OR IN PART FROM THE USE OF THE COMMON CENSUS SOFTWARE.
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
You are independently responsible for complying with all applicable laws in all of your actions related to your use of Common Census services, regardless of the purpose of the use. You may not use this site to engage in any illegal activity. You may not use this site to engage in conduct which is defamatory, libellous, threatening or harassing or that infringes on a third party’s intellectual property or other proprietary rights. In the event you engage in activity that is illegal, defamatory, libellous, threatening, or harassing, Common Census reserves the right to disclose any information you provide through the use of this site or other Common Census owned electronic sites or applications to law enforcement authorities as deemed appropriate in the sole discretion of Common Census. You agree that any information you provide through this site will be truthful and accurate. Common Census reserves the right to require a customer change their User ID or answers to security questions if they are deemed inappropriate at Common Census’s sole discretion and judgment.
California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA")
Where Common Census (d.b.a. BenefitsUSA) is processing “Personal Information” for Customer as defined under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (Cal. Civ. Code §§ 1798.100 - 1798.199) and in connection with California consumers, the parties hereby agree that Common Census is a “Service Provider”, and Customer is the “Business”. As your Service Provider, Common Census will:
DATA SUBJECTS
Common Census stores data about the following persons on our system on behalf of Customer:
CATEGORIES OF DATA
The following types of personal data are stored on the system:
PURPOSES AND NATURE OF PERSONAL DATA PROCESSING
Common Census may process personal data as necessary to perform services on behalf of Customer, including where applicable
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