The following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions")
govern your use of this web site (the "Site"), and by accessing, viewing, or
using the material on the Site, you indicate that you understand and intend these Terms
and Conditions to be the legal equivalent of a signed, written contract, and equally
binding, and that you accept such Terms and Conditions and agree to be legally bound by
them. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions, you are not granted permission to
use the Site and should exit immediately.
1. Proprietary Rights. All material contained in this Site is protected by law, including but not limited to, United States copyright law. Except as indicated, the entire content (including images, text and look and feel attributes) of WWW.CompServices.COM is © 1996-2008 CompServices All rights reserved. Removing or altering the copyright notice on any material on the Site is prohibited. CompServices also owns a copyright in this Site as a collective work and/or compilation, and in the selection, coordination, arrangement, organization and enhancement of such content. Any commercial use of this content is prohibited without the prior written consent of CompServices, Inc. All trademarks and logos are proprietary to Independence Blue Cross or the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Use or misuse of these trademarks is expressly prohibited and may violate federal and state trademark law. Please be advised that CompServices and Independence Blue Cross actively and aggressively enforce their intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
2. Communications With Our Web Site. CompServices and its parents,
affiliates, and subsidiaries ("CompServices") welcome your feedback and
suggestions about how to improve our products and services and this Site. By transmitting
any suggestions, information, material, or other content (collectively,
"content") to CompServices, you automatically grant CompServices the
royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce,
modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, redistribute,
transmit, perform and display such content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to
incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later
developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content. Further,
CompServices is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques, and suggestions
contained in any communications you send to this Site for any purpose whatever, including
but not limited to creating and marketing products and/or services using such information.
3. No Solicitation or Offer or Medical Services or Advice. This Site
is designed to provide general information about CompServices and its products and
services. Information on the Site is not intended to constitute an offer to sell or a
solicitation of any particular product or service. Some products and/or services may not
be available in all states and in many instances may be offered only through employers and
other plan sponsors. No material contained herein should be construed as medical advice.
Individual inquiries about sensitive or confidential matters should be addressed to
appropriate health care professionals.
4. No Legal Advice. Nothing contained, expressed, or implied in this
Site is intended as, nor shall be construed or understood as, legal advice, guidance, or
interpretation. No attorney-client relationship is established between CompServices and
you by reason of your use of this Site or under any circumstances whatever. The
information in this Site is for general informational purposes only. If you have questions
about any law, statute, regulation, or requirement expressly or implicitly referenced in
this Site, you should contact your own legal counsel.
5. Confidentiality Cannot be Guaranteed. Please be advised that the
confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to CompServices via
CompServices.COM or Internet electronic mail cannot be guaranteed, including personal
information such as your address or social security number. To ensure private and
personalized attention, you may also contact CompServices by telephone at 215-241-2400, or
write us at CompServices, 1901 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
6. Privacy Statement. CompServices has a Privacy Statement disclosing
what information we collect about visitors, how we use such information, the steps we take
to secure such information, how you can view and correct such information, and how you can
decline to have information about you collected or used. Click here to view the Privacy
Statement, which is incorporated by reference, as if set forth fully herein.
7. Securities Information. This Site and the information contained
herein does not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the purchase or sale
of any securities. The Site contains information and press releases about CompServices and
although this information was believed to be accurate as of the date prepared,
CompServices disclaims any duty or obligation to update such information. To the extent
that any information is deemed to be a "forward looking statement" as defined in
the rules and regulations of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, such information is
intended to fit within the "safe harbor" for forward looking information and is
subject to material risk factors which may or may not be disclosed herein.
8. Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability. USE OF THIS SITE IS ENTIRELY
AT YOUR OWN RISK. CompServices IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF RELIANCE ON ANY
INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OR SUBMITTED TO THE SITE, AND THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE
FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. THESE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
CompServices SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST REVENUES OR LOST
PROFITS, WHICH MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, ACCESS TO, OR INABILITY TO USE THESE MATERIALS.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF CompServices TO YOU EXCEED THE PRICE
PAID FOR USE OF THE SITE.
9. Corrections and Changes. While we endeavor to keep these materials
up to date, CompServices cannot assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in these
materials. CompServices further does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the
information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these materials.
CompServices may make changes to these materials, or to the products or services described
herein, at any time without notice, and makes no commitment to update the information
contained herein. CompServices reserves the right to terminate your access to the Site in
the event that you violate these Terms and Conditions, or for any reason whatever.
10. Indemnification. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless
CompServices and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives,
proprietors, partners, shareholders, servants, principals, agents, predecessors,
successors, assigns, and attorneys from and against any and all claims, proceedings,
damages, injuries, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses (including attorneys
fees and litigation expenses) relating to or arising from your use of the Site and any
breach by you of these Terms and Conditions.
11. Links to Other Web Sites. This Site may, from time to time,
contain links to other Internet web sites for the convenience of users in locating
information and services that may be of interest. These sites are maintained by
organizations over which CompServices exercises no control, and CompServices expressly
disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information and/or
quality of products or services provided by or advertised on these third-party sites.
CompServices does not control, endorse, promote, or have any affiliation with any other
web site unless expressly stated herein.
12. Use of the Internet. Use of the Internet is solely at your own
risk and is subject to all applicable state, national and international laws and
regulations. CompServices will not be liable for any loss resulting from a cause over
which they do not have direct control, including but not limited to failure of electronic
or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems,
computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather,
earthquakes, natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, or governmental
13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction. These Terms and Conditions will be
governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,
without reference to its choice of law rules. By accessing, viewing, or using the material
on the Site, you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal and state courts presiding in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and agree to accept service of process by mail and hereby
waive any and all jurisdictional and venue defenses otherwise available. This Site is
controlled and operated by CompServices from its offices within the United States.
CompServices makes no representation that materials in the Site are appropriate or
available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their
contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other
locations do so on their own volition and are responsible for compliance with applicable
14. Year 2000. To the extent that any information contained in this
site refers to the Year 2000 readiness of CompServices, that information constitutes a
Year 2000 Readiness Disclosure as defined in the Year 2000 Information and Readiness
Disclosure Act of 1998, 15 U.S.C. §1 NOTE (the "Act"). The Act may limit your
legal rights regarding the use of the information contained herein.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and CompServices
with respect to your use of the Site. You acknowledge that, in providing you access to and
use of the Site, CompServices has relied on your agreement to be legally bound by these
Terms and Conditions.