This website is run and operated by Brit Insurance USA Inc. whose registered address is 161 N. Clark Street, Suite 3200, Chicago, IL 60601, USA.
ATTENTION: These terms and conditions entered into by and between you and Brit Group Services Ltd (”Company,” “we,” or “us”). The following terms and conditions, together with any Company's Data Privacy Notice, its Cookies policy and any other documents that expressly incorporate these terms and conditions by reference govern your access to and use of http://www.britinsurance.com/usa, including any Content (as defined below), functionality, and services offered on or through http://www.britinsurance.com/usa and apply to the entire contents of the Brit Insurance Website ("Website"). Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using the Website. Using the Website indicates that you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these terms and conditions in full. If you are entering into these terms and conditions on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind such entity to these terms and conditions, in which case the terms "you" or "your" shall refer to such entity. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, please do not use the Website. The Company may revise these terms and conditions at any time in its sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them, and apply to all access to and use of the Website thereafter. You should check these each time you revisit the Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of revised terms and conditions means that you accept and agree to the changes.
What you are allowed to do
You are permitted to print and download a reasonable number of extracts from the Website for your own use, on the following basis:
no documents or related graphics on the Website are modified in any way; no graphics on the Website are used separately from the corresponding text; and the Company's copyright and trade mark notices or other proprietary rights notices appear in all copies.
What you are not allowed to do
Unless otherwise stated, the United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights in all material on the Website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images, information, software, text, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof (collectively, "Content")) are owned by the Company or its licensors. For the purposes of these terms and conditions, any use of extracts from the Website other than in accordance with the permitted purposes described above, is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms and conditions, your permission to use the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Website.
No part of the Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without the Company's prior written permission. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.
While the Company endeavours to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, the Company shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Website, and any service, material or functionality we provide on the Website, in our sole discretion without notice. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users.
Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the Company's control.
Material and conduct
Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under our Data Privacy Notice, any material, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information you transmit or post to the Website shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. The Company shall have no obligations with respect to such material. The Company and its designees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. No right, title, or interest in or to the Website or any content on the Website is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company. Any use of the Website not expressly permitted by these terms and conditions is a breach of these terms and conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.
The Company name, the terms Brit Insurance, the Brit logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any material:
that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or
which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world or which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).
You may use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these terms and conditions. You agree not to:
- Use the Website in any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).
- Engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Company or users of the Website, or expose them to liability.
- Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Website.
- Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website.
- Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Website, or for any other purpose not expressly authorized in these terms and conditions, without our prior written consent.
- Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website.
- Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Website.
- Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
- Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
We have the right to:
- Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website.
- Terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Website for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these terms and conditions
Links to third party websites
Links to third party websites on the Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Website. The Company has not reviewed all of these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. The Company therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites. Brit Insurance is not responsible for the level of service provided by brokers and intermediaries found on third party sites and no particular broker or intermediary is recommended or endorsed by Brit Insurance.
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part without our express written consent.
While the Company endeavours to ensure that the information on the Website is correct, the Company does not warrant the accuracy, usefulness or completeness of the material on the Website. The Company may make changes to the material on the Website, or to the products described in it, at any time without notice. The material on the Website may be out of date, and the Company makes no commitment to update such material. You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
The Company, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Website), and any of the Company's group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage, under any legal theory, that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive, or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, revenue, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable) in connection with the Website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any Content on the website any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website.
Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit the Company's liability for:
death or personal injury caused by negligence; or fraud; or fraudulent misrepresentation; or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Illinois law, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois or the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, and the parties hereby consent to such venue and to the jurisdiction of such courts over such proceeding and themselves.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these terms and conditions or your use of the Website, including, but not limited to, any use of the Website’s Content, services, and products other than as expressly authorized in these terms and conditions, or your use of any information obtained from the Website.
Waiver and Severability
No waiver by the Company of any term or condition set out in these terms and conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of the Company to assert a right or provision under these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
If any provision of these terms and conditions is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the terms and conditions will continue in full force and effect.
The terms and conditions, the Company's Data Privacy Notice, its Cookies policy and any other documents that expressly incorporate these terms and conditions by reference constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and Brit Group Services Ltd regarding the Website and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations, and warranties, both written and oral, regarding the Website.