Terms Of Use

The following Terms of Use ("Terms") govern your use of auto.insurance-news.org website, which includes news content, blogs, services and advertising or "Sponsored Content" (Collectively "Website"). These Terms set forth important details about your relationship with us including restrictions on how you can use our Website and our liability in the event something goes wrong. These Terms of Use also sets out our agreement as to how we will resolve disputes through the use of a binding arbitration and you waive the right to participate in class action litigation.

BY ACCESSING OR USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. IF NOT, PLEASE DO NOT USE OR ACCESS OUR WEBSITE.

We reserve the right to modify the Terms at any time without prior notice to you. We ask that you read these Terms carefully each time you use our Website. All changes to these Terms will be effective from the date posted forward. By using our Website after any change, you accept all new or revised provisions in any revised posted Terms.

This site not affiliated with or endorsed by the U.S. government or any federal insurance program.

You acknowledge you are at least 18 years of age. Phone numbers that you provide on this site will be dialed or text messaged, even if that number is a wireless number, and where applicable, even if that number was previously registered on the Do Not Call (DNC) Registry. Standard carrier data rates will apply whenever cell phone numbers are utilized.

You agree that by submitting your information to us on this website, we may share it, either directly or through intermediary agents and/or entities (including, lead aggregators and vendors to such businesses), with one or more third-parties, such as insurance carriers, insurance agencies, insurance brokers, service/product providers, marketers and/or affiliate companies (collectively, including intermediaries, "Third-Parties"). One or more of these Third-Parties may pull consumer reports on you which may include your credit score and driving record. We describe how your information is shared in our Privacy Policy, which you should carefully review.

We are a marketing lead generator and advertising referral service. We do not charge you any fee. We possess a material financial connection to Third-Parties in that we are compensated for each potential customer referral. We are not an insurance carrier, an agent, a representative, an underwriter, an administrator or a broker. We do not provide insurance quotes or policies. Quotes are provided by third-party insurance carriers, agents and/or brokers. Not affiliated with, or endorsed by, the U.S. government or any federal insurance program. We do not control and are not responsible for the actions of any Third-Parties.

Third-Parties have the option to purchase a given lead from us. Your information may be sold and re-sold multiple times leading to multiple offers from Third-Parties. You may be contacted multiple times by numerous marketers for various services/products. Your information may be verified or supplemented with additional information obtained from other sources.

Following submission of your information, you may be redirected to the website of a Third-Party. The selection of a third- party or intermediary purchaser to acquire your information may be determined by a comparison of your information with available services/products, including insurance-related services/products. The position of each potential purchaser may also be determined primarily by the price the purchaser is willing to pay for the information (e.g., the higher the price, the better the purchaser's position). There is no guarantee that you will be accepted by a Third-Party, and we do not endorse any such Third-Parties. We do not have access to the terms of your insurance plan. Each insurance carrier has their own terms, conditions, and policies. Always carefully review all terms and policies. For details, questions or concerns regarding quotes or policies, please contact your insurance carrier, broker or agent, directly. Eligibility may depend upon various factors. This service and offer are void where prohibited. Exclusions, limitation, and conditions may apply. We expressly disclaim liability for, without limitation, any product, service or plan. You are not obligated to use our lead generation service, initiate contact with Third-Parties, or agree to enroll in any plan. If you do not desire to receive further telephone communications from Third-Parties, you have a right to request that you be placed on their Do-Not-Call list.

Authorization for Consumer Report: We do not take applications or make credit decisions. Third-Parties may confirm your information through the use of a consumer report, which may include your credit score and driving record. You expressly authorize such Third-Parties to obtain consumer reports from one or more consumer reporting agencies. Such inquiries may be shown on your consumer report and may have a negative impact on your credit score.

1. Privacy Policy

We have prepared and posted a Privacy Policy on our Website which governs and informs you of our data collection and use practices. We are incorporating this Policy into these Terms and we are both bound by this policy, which we encourage you to review.

2. Changes to Our Website

You agree and understand that our Website including, all content and sponsored content , may be modified or discontinued at any time, in our sole discretion, without prior notice. All changes are subject to these Terms.

3. Ownership of Intellectual Property

All text, graphics interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork, computer code, and content (collectively "Content") published on the Website is protected by applicable intellectual property laws and is owned or licensed by auto.insurance-news.org or its licensors. You may not modify, create a derivative work, display, distribute, or exploit, in whole or in part, any of the Content or software contained on, or comprising, our Website without seeking prior written permission from us. You are restricted from using any automated or manual device or process to copy, monitor, index or data mine the Website. Insurance News, its respective logos, trade dress, and the graphics and layout of the Website are the registered and/or unregistered service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress of Insurance News and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, product names, and company names or logos mentioned on the Website are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to grant to you any license or right in or to any other proprietary right of ours pertaining to the products sold on and through our Website.

4. License to Use and Copy

We grant you a limited license to make personal use of content on our Website. This license does not include: (a) any resale or commercial use of content on our Website; (b) the collection and use of any product listing or description on our Website; or (c) use of any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction methods on our Website.

5. Restrictions on Your Use of our Website

Without limiting the generality of any other provisions of these Terms, you agree you shall not: (i) download, modify, reproduce, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, create derivative works based upon, publicly display, sell, rent, license, or in any way commercially exploit any portion of our Website or Content; (ii) remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice contained in or on our Website; (iii) use any robot, spider, search application, or other device to retrieve or index any portion of our Website; (iv) transmit or upload to our Website any software or code containing any virus, worm, defect, Trojan horse, software bomb or other feature designed to damage or degrade the performance of our Website or any computer utilized to access our Website; (v) use our Website to intentionally or unintentionally, violate any applicable local, state, federal or international law; or (vi) collect or store personal or non-personal data about others in connection with our Website.

6. DMCA Notice

If you believe that any item or content on our Website infringes your copyright, you should send written notice of copyright infringement to our designated copyright agent at info (at) insurance-news (dot) org. Your notice must meet the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (as required under 17 U.S.C. §512) by providing the following information:

7. Disclaimer

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE, AND THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, ADVICE, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, AND OTHER MATERIALS CONTAINED ON OR DESCRIBED ON OUR WEBSITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND THAT ALL SUCH INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE MAKE NO, AND HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL, REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE AVAILABILITY, OPERATION AND/OR USE OF OUR WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ALL CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, AND OTHER INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR DESCRIBED ON OUR WEBSITE. WE FURTHER DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. IN ADDITION, WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION AND CONTENT ACCESSIBLE THROUGH OUT WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT, AND WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THEREIN OR FOR ANY ADVERSE CONSEQUENCES RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE, OR RELIANCE ON ANY ASPECT OF OUR WEBSITE ITS CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, AND OTHER INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR DESCRIBED ON OUR WEBSITE. FURTHER, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES THAT OUR WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS.

8. Limitation on Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL WE, OUR AFFILIATES, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES OF ANY OF THE FOREGOING, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL OR REVENUE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR LOSS OF DATA) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, ACCESS TO, RELIANCE ON, UNAVAILABILITY OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR IMPROPER USE OF OUR WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY USER CONTENT, REVIEWS, ADVICE, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, AND OTHER INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR DESCRIBED ON OUR WEBSITE. THIS LIMITATION INCLUDES ANY DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE FOR THE DISCLOSURE OR MISUSE OF ANY YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF LEGAL ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE. IN ALL EVENTS, OUR TOTAL MAXIMUM LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($100.00). THIS LIMITATION SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF THE ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY PROVIDED HEREIN. THIS IS A BARGAINED AND AGREED TO PROVISION.

9. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless including our affiliates, licensors, directors, officers, members, managers, employees, agents, and representatives, from and against any losses, costs, expenses or damages of any nature whatsoever (including attorneys’ fees and court costs) arising from any claim, cause of action, suit or demand of any third party due to, arising out of or related to (i) your access to or use of our Website , or (ii) your violation of these Terms of Use.

10. Disclaimer of Advertisements and Links to Third Party Website

We may from time to time display advertisements from third parties on our Website. These advertisements may be in the form of a sponsored content article, banner, link, pop-under or pop-up ad. We are not responsible for the content of such advertisements or links, or for any products, services or other materials relating to such advertisements or any click through or linked website. We are paid only for the display of the advertisement and the display or link does not represent or imply that we endorse such products, services or Website. IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, TO ANYONE FOR ANY DAMAGE, INCLUDING COMPENSATORY OR PUNITIVE OR ANY LOSS ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO SUCH ADS, LINKS OR WEBSITE.

11. Confidential Binding Arbitration

You agree that by entering into these Terms, you and we are each waiving the right to trial by jury and the ability to participate in a class action.

12. Applicable law

By visiting our Website, you agree that the laws of the United States, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and us.

13. General Terms

No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment relationship is created as a result of these Terms. These terms constitute the entire agreement between us. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of the enforcement of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. These Terms are not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you, except with our prior written consent. The headings in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. These Terms include and incorporate by reference the posted Privacy Policy on our Website.