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Terms of Use

Welcome to the Identity Theft Council web site (the "Service"), owned and operated by The Identity Theft Council LLC ("{tooltip}The Identity Theft Council{end-link}The Identity Theft Council LLC{end-tooltip}") a free identity theft education and awareness resource.

The Identity Theft Council may update and change the Agreement from time to time without notice to you. During the term of the Agreement, you can find the most recent version of the Identity Theft Council Terms of Service here and the most recent versions of the Identity Theft Council Terms of Service.

BY USING THIS SERVICE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT, SO PLEASE READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY.

TERM AND TERMINATION.

The Service is provided on an ongoing basis commencing on the date that you sign up for the Service. The Identity Theft Council may, but has no duty to, immediately terminate the Service if The Identity Theft Council in its sole discretion if it concludes that you have provided false information in connection with your The Identity Theft Council use, are engaged in fraudulent or illegal activities, or are engaged in activities that may damage the rights of The Identity Theft Council or others.

In addition, The Identity Theft Council may immediately terminate the Service if you fail to abide by the terms of this Agreement.

SITE CONTENTS

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials that appear as part of this Site (collectively, the "Contents") are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual properties owned, controlled or licensed by The Identity Theft Council Inc. collectively, and its subsidiaries and/or affiliates. The Site as a whole is protected by copyright and trade dress, all worldwide rights, titles and interests in and to which are owned by The Identity Theft Council.

The Contents of our Site, and the Site as a whole, are intended solely for use by the users of our Site. You may download or copy the Contents and other downloadable materials displayed on the Site for your personal use only. No right, title or interest in any downloaded materials or software is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying. You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the Site, or any related software.

OUR COMMUNICATIONS TO YOU

You agree that The Identity Theft Council may send electronic mail to you for the purpose of advising you of changes or additions to this Site, about any of The Identity Theft Council's products or services, or for such other purpose(s) as The Identity Theft Council deems appropriate.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES

To the extent that this Site contains links to outside services and resources, the availability and content of which The Identity Theft Council does not control, any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link thereto, should be directed to the particular outside service or resource.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. THE IDENTITY THEFT COUNCIL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

THE IDENTITY THEFT COUNCIL MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

RESERVATION OF RIGHTS

The Identity Theft Council and its benefits are offered at the discretion of The Identity Theft Council, and The Identity Theft Council has the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service, in whole or in part for any reason, at its sole discretion, with or without notice to you. You agree that The Identity Theft Council will not be liable to you or any third-party for any modification or discontinuance of the Service.

INVALIDITY OF SPECIFIC TERMS

If any provision of these terms or any document incorporated by reference is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of such documents remain in full force and effect.

LOCATION OF LAWSUIT

The Terms of Service, which apply to your use of the Services, provide that both you and The Identity Theft Council agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Contra Costa, California, USA. The Identity Theft Council Terms of Service, these Terms of Service, the Identity Theft Council Acceptable Use Guidelines, and the relationship between you and The Identity Theft Council shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions.