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Merrell Benco Insurance Agency hereby authorizes any person to access this Website for informational purposes only. Merrell Benco Insurance Agency reserves the right to terminate access to this Website at any time without notice. The data, information and material included in this Website is copyrighted by Merrell Benco Insurance Agency. All rights are reserved under the copyright laws of the United States of America. No part of this Website can be redistributed, copied or reproduced without the prior written consent of Merrell Benco Insurance Agency.
The user of this Website assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this Website and the Internet generally. Merrell Benco Insurance Agency, and its affiliated companies disclaim all warranties, representations or endorsements, expressed or implied, with regard to the data, information and material included in, or accessible from, this Website or the Internet, including, but not limited to, all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or noninfringement. Merrell Benco Insurance Agency and its affiliated companies have the right to discontinue, change or update any data, information or material included in the Website without prior notice, and they do not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any data, information or material included in, or accessible from, this Website. No advice or information given by Merrell Benco Insurance Agency or its affiliated companies shall create any warranty. Neither Merrell Benco Insurance Agency nor its affiliated companies warrants that the data, information and material included in the Website or on the Internet will be uninterruptible or error free or that any data, information, software or other material accessible from this Website is free of viruses or other harmful components. Several of our pages describe various insurance products. The availability of a specific product may differ from state to state. The product descriptions are general in nature and the insurance coverages are subject to the specific terms of the actual policies issued. If you are interested in the terms and conditions of a specific product, please contact us for additional information.
Disclaimer of Liability
In no event shall Merrell Benco Insurance Agency or its affiliated companies be liable for any compensatory, special, direct, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages, exemplary damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, information or profits arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the data, information or material included in this Website or on the Internet generally or on any other basis.
Disclaimer for Links
Although this site includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, Merrell Benco Insurance Agency and its affiliated companies take no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those other sites.
Merrell Benco Insurance Agency will not be deemed to have accepted any electronic communication unless Merrell Benco Insurance Agency provides the sender of the electronic communication with an acknowledgment verifying receipt of the communication. If Merrell Benco Insurance Agency sends any electronic communication, Merrell Benco Insurance Agency will assume the communication was received intact by the intended recipient. The recipient of such message must notify Merrell Benco Insurance Agency if the transmission was not received or was not received in a readable format.
Despite the security measures taken by Merrell Benco Insurance Agency, there is an inherent risk in disclosing personal information over the Internet. Anyone electronically transmitting personal information assumes the risk that such information may be disclosed or intercepted by unintended third parties and Merrell Benco Insurance Agency disclaims all liability resulting from such interception or disclosure. Anyone who wishes to apply for an insurance quote who is concerned about maintaining the security of their personal information may mail the information to Merrell Benco Insurance Agency.
Merrell Benco Insurance Agency is committed to protecting your privacy as a visitor to this Website and as our customer. To our visitors and to our customers, we offer this pledge:
We will ask you to provide your personal information to us when you enroll for coverage and when you purchase an insurance policy from us. We will also ask you to provide your personal information to us when you send e-mail to us from this Website. When you enroll for an insurance policy at Merrell Benco Insurance Agency, we will ask you to provide your name, home address, mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address. This information will be provided to the insurance company when you purchase an insurance policy so they can establish you as a policyholder. We will maintain a record of your information at the offices of Merrell Benco Insurance Agency, so we can provide you with policyholder service. The employees of Merrell Benco Insurance Agency are each required to sign and acknowledge a Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreement. Each employee has been instructed on maintaining the privacy of each customer and the importance of protecting the customer’s personal information.
When you purchase an insurance policy from Merrell Benco Insurance Agency, you will pay the premiums with your credit card or personal check. If you use your credit card to pay the premium, your credit card information is deleted from our records after your purchase has been authorized. A transaction number will be provided to you on your Binder of Insurance. You may use this transaction number as a reference to the credit card purchase. We do not keep a record of your credit card information. If you pay the premium using your personal check, we will keep a copy of your check in your file.
When you send us e-mail from this Website, you will provide us with certain personally identifiable information including your e-mail address.
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This Website may contain links to third-party Websites that are not controlled by Merrell Benco Insurance Agency. These third-party links are made available to you as a convenience and you agree to use these links at your own risk.
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Permission to use, copy and distribute these materials without fee is hereby granted, for non-commercial purposes, provided that the material is unaltered and Merrell Benco Insurance Agency copyright notice appears in all copies.
Use of this site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of our state of business, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. Any dispute concerning this site shall be subject to the exclusive venue of a court of competent jurisdiction in our state of business.
Should any provision of our terms and conditions be held invalid, unlawful or for any reason unenforceable, then the invalid, unlawful or unenforceable provision shall be severable from the remaining provisions. Such invalid, unlawful or unenforceable provision shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.