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Terms of Use

 

These Terms of Use to the access and use of the Equifax Web Sites (collectively, the "Web Site".) Products that are ordered through the Web site are subject to the agreements and terms of service that apply to them and can be accessed when a Product is requested. Further, additional proprietary notices and copyright information may be found on other pages in the Web Site.

Warranty

Equifax does not warrant the completeness, timeliness or accuracy of any of the data and/or programs ("information") available at this web site. to the fullest extent permitted by law, the information is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement.

Disclaimer

In no event will Equifax or its affiliates be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of or reliance upon the information found at this web site, or on any other linked web site, including, without limitation, lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data, even if Equifax is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

Link Policy

You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a hypertext link to this Web Site found at http://www.equifax.com/; provided such link does not portray Equifax and/or its affiliates or any of their respective products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner. This limited right may be revoked at any time. You may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Equifax trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at this Web Site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page without Equifax's express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel, or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of EQUIFAX or any third party.

Confidentiality

Comments, suggestions or materials sent or transmitted to EQUIFAX (collectively "Feedback"), shall be deemed to be non-confidential. Subject to the conditions described on the privacy page of this Web Site, EQUIFAX shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such Feedback and shall be free to use and distribute the Feedback to others without limitation, including, but not limited to developing and marketing products incorporating such Feedback.

Non-Equifax Sites

EQUIFAX makes no representations, warranties or endorsements with respect to any web site, which may be accessed, from this Web Site. When you access a non-EQUIFAX web site, please understand that Equifax has no control over the content or information at that site. It is your responsibility to protect your system from such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

Intellectual Property Rights

This Web Site contains many of the valuable trademarks, service marks, names, titles, logos, images, designs, copyrights and other proprietary materials owned, registered and used by Equifax Inc. and its affiliated companies, including but not limited to, the registered mark "Equifax"; any unauthorized use of same is strictly prohibited and all rights in same are reserved by Equifax Inc. and its affiliated companies. Other products and company names mentioned in the Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Equifax, Inc. is licensed under the following, and related Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing, L.P. United States Patents: 5,561,707; 5,828,734; 5,684,863; 5,815,551; 5,974,120; 5,917,893; 5,898,762; and others.

Equifax Interactive Services

Certain areas of the Web Site contain interactive services, where visitors are permitted to post content for publication on the Web Site.Please carefully read the following Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms of Use”) before using the Equifax Personal Finance Blog or Equifax Technology and Analytical Services Blog (collectively, the “Interactive Sites”).By using the Interactive Sites, you agree to follow and be bound by these Terms of Use, which govern your use of the Interactive Sites. Nothing contained in these Terms of Use is intended to modify or amend any other written agreement, if any, that may currently be in effect between you and Equifax with regard to matters other than your use of the Interactive Sites.Equifax may periodically modify these Terms of Use, and any such modifications will be effective immediately upon posting. We suggest that you periodically check these Terms of Use for such modifications. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, do not use the Interactive Sites.
The materials on the Interactive Sites are for information, education, and entertainment purposes only and you should not construe any information provided on the Interactive Sites as legal, tax, investment or other advice. In exchange for using any of the information contained in the Interactive Sites, you agree not to hold Equifax or its third party information providers liable for any possible claim for damages arising from any decision you may make based, in whole or in part, on the information contained in the Interactive Sites. Please note that all data and other materials contained in the Interactive Sites that are provided by third parties are believed by Equifax to be provided by reliable third sources, but Equifax does not guarantee and is not responsible for the accuracy, timelines or suitability for use of any such data.
You agree that you are solely responsible for all information, data, content, messages, quotations and any other materials that you upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available via the Interactive Sites (collectively, “User Content”). By submitting User Content you represent and warrant that you own all right, title and interest to such User Content. Equifax does not claim ownership of any User Content that you may submit or otherwise make available to the Interactive Sites, but as a condition of posting User Content you grant Equifax a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free and transferable right and license to use, store, modify, publish, display, broadcast, sell, reproduce and create derivative works from any User Content you submit.
The Interactive Sites are owned and operated by Equifax Inc., and all of its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “Equifax”). Equifax may modify, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use and availability of any portion of the Interactive Sites at any time, without notice or liability. Your use of the Interactive Sites may be monitored by Equifax and used for Equifax’s internal business purposes, without liability. For a complete listing of all Terms of Use that govern your use of the Interactive Sites, please review the Terms in their entirety above.

The Equifax Online Privacy Policy and Fair Information Principles is also posted.

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