TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
Professional Risk Management Services, Inc.
1401 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22209
This page sets forth the terms and conditions under which Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (“PRMS”) provides the information on the website https://www.prms.com and any other websites, mobile apps or other online products and services that display or link to https://www.prms.com (collectively the “PRMS Websites”), as well as the terms and conditions governing your use of the PRMS Websites (collectively, the “Terms and Conditions”). Please be sure to read these Terms and Conditions carefully before accessing or making use of the website. Please be advised that by accessing and making use of the PRMS Websites, you are acknowledging your understanding of these Terms and Conditions and agree to be bound by them. These Terms and Conditions are subject to change and revision at any time, without notice, and at PRMS’s sole discretion. Thus, please be sure to visit this page before accessing the PRMS Websites. PRMS may also make improvements and/or changes in the products, services and/or programs described on the PRMS Websites at any time without notice. Your continued access or use of this site shall be deemed your acceptance of any changes and the reasonableness of these standards for notice of changes. If you do not wish to accept these Terms and Conditions, please do not continue to use or access the PRMS Websites.
THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, PRMS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. PRMS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE PRMS WEBSITES OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER CODE THAT HAS CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. PRMS DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THE PRMS WEBSITE, OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. PRMS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE INSURANCE YOU PURCHASE ON THIS WEBSITE WILL BE ADEQUATE OR COVER YOUR LOSSES, OR THAT YOU WILL ACHIEVE SUCCESSFUL RESULTS FROM FOLLOWING ANY INSTRUCTIONS, DIRECTIONS OR RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE PRMS WEBSITES. YOU (AND NOT PRMS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. THE INFORMATION AND DESCRIPTIONS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE COMPLETE DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL TERMS, EXCLUSIONS AND CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, BUT ARE PROVIDED SOLELY FOR GENERAL INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL PRMS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE PRMS WEBSITES OR FROM INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE PRMS WEBSITES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OUR LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, SHALL PRMS’ LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF PREMIUMS YOU HAVE PAID TO CAPSPECIALTY.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold PRMS, and its employees, contractors, officers and directors harmless from all liability, claims and expenses, including attorney’s fees, that arise from your use or misuse of the PRMS Websites or the content therein and/or for any claims against PRMS arising from content, materials or information you provide to PRMS or its affiliated organizations. We reserve the right, at our own expenses, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.
Trademarks and Copyrights
All trademarks, services marks, trade names, logos, and icons are proprietary to PRMS or its affiliates. Nothing contained on the PRMS Websites should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on the PRMS Websites without the written permission of PRMS or such third party that may own the trademarks displayed on the PRMS Websites. Your use of the trademarks displayed on the PRMS Websites, or any other content on the PRMS Websites, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited. All information contained within the PRMS Websites is copyrighted and all rights are reserved.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
PRMS reserves the right, but not the obligation, to terminate your access to the PRMS Websites if it determines in its sole and absolute discretion that you are involved in infringing activity, including alleged acts of first-time or repeat infringement, regardless of whether the material or activity is ultimately determined to be infringing. PRMS, its affiliates and vendors accommodate and do not interfere with standard technical measures used by copyright owners to protect materials. PRMS has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed infringements and for processing such claims in accordance with the Act.
Any written notice regarding any infringement of copyright or of other proprietary rights, should be sent to our designated agent, and must include the following information:
A. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of (i) the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed and/or (ii) the person defamed;
B. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
C. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing, or to be the subject of infringing activity, including information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
D. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as your address, telephone number, and/or electronic mail address; and
E. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright or other proprietary right owner, its agent, or the law.
Some of the pages on the PRMS Websites may provide hypertext links to other websites created by other organizations. We provide you links to other sites as a free service. Because those other sites are not under our control, we cannot guarantee the quality, accuracy, or timeliness of those sites, or that those sites are free from viruses, worms, trojan horses, malicious codes and other items of a destructive nature. Nor is our connection to those sites an endorsement or adoption of the views expressed or of the products and services sold on those sites. Questions about the content of those sites should be directed to their authors.
If you would like to provide a hypertext link from your site to the PRMS Websites, please request our permission before doing so. Please include in the message your name, address and telephone number, and a description of your site and the reason why you would like to establish a link to the PRMS Websites.
In no event, will PRMS be liable to you or to anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance on results obtained from use of files downloaded from the PRMS Websites or hyperlinked sites. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses, malicious codes and other items of a destructive nature.
Products and Services
Please note that none of the information contained in the PRMS Websites should be viewed as an offer to any prospective producer, agent or insured to sell or as a solicitation to purchase any of our products or services. Rather, the information on our products and services is provided to you so that you can learn what products and services PRMS generally offers.
This website contains information about coverage and insurance products and provides a mechanism to purchase insurance policies. Coverage and product statements displayed on the PRMS Websites are for general description purposes only. The PRMS Websites do not amend, modify or supplement the policies in any way whatsoever. The information and descriptions contained herein are not intended to be complete descriptions of all terms, conditions and exclusions applicable to the products and services, but are provided solely for general informational purposes. PRMS cannot guarantee that every product or service mentioned on the PRMS Websites will be available for purchase at any given time or that you will qualify to purchase such a policy. Further, PRMS reserves the right to cease providing certain products and services without modifying any information on this website.
All products and services are written or provided by subsidiaries or affiliates of PRMS. Coverages may not be available in all jurisdictions and may be available only through appropriately licensed brokers.
The PRMS websites also may be equipped to allow you to pay for premiums and other charges due to PRMS online. You understand that payment through this website is processed by third party providers and PRMS is not responsible for functionality of that third-party service and that payments made online are credited to your account when received by PRMS. PRMS specifically disclaims any liability for processing payments online.
Receipt of Electronic Documents
PRMS may provide copies of insurance policies and related documents to agents, brokers and other producers via electronic mail (e.g. PDF attached to an e-mail) and such agents, brokers and other producers consent to the receipt of these documents by electronic mail, unless they have informed PRMS, in writing, of their desire to not receive documents in this manner. Any election to not receive documents in electronic format shall be directed to email@example.com. Notwithstanding anything contained herein, agents, brokers and other producers receiving documents by electronic mail agree to deliver such documents to the applicable insureds in a manner and format permitted under any applicable law.
Consent to Electronic Record and Use of Electronic Signature
You hereby agree to conduct transactions through this website by electronic means and in an electronic format. Your password is your "Electronic Signature." You agree that it is your lawful, original signature for the purpose of authenticating the validity of documents assented to by you. You may contact PRMS at any time to:
A. Withdraw this consent to conduct a transaction by electronic means; or
B. Request a paper copy of an electronic transaction; or
C. Update your account information, including your email address.
You may contact PRMS by telephone at 703-907-3814, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to PRMS Insurance Services, 1401 Wilson Blvd, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22209.
To the extent that you are utilizing this website on behalf of and/or in connection with the representation of any insured, or potential insured, you represent and warrant that:
A. You have been granted the authority by any necessary party to provide the information supplied by you to PRMS through this website;
B. You agree, on behalf of any party you represent, to the terms and conditions applicable to the use of this website; and
C. Any information you provide to PRMS is true and correct to the best of your knowledge, information and belief.
By choosing to access the PRMS Websites from any location other than the United States, you accept full responsibility of compliance with all local laws that are applicable. PRMS makes no representation that materials on the PRMS Websites are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing the PRMS Websites from territories where the contents are illegal is prohibited.
The information provided on the PRMS Websites is distributed with the understanding that PRMS is not providing professional advice of any type. If you have a question requiring professional advice, such a question relating to law, tax or financial planning, please seek the advice of a qualified professional in the relevant field.
Minors and Child Online Privacy Protection Act
The PRMS Websites do not direct content to Minors and do not intend to collect personal information from Minors and therefore is not subject to the Child Online Privacy Protection Act. If you allow your Minor child, or a child for whom you are legal guardian (a "Minor"), to access the PRMS Websites, you agree that you will be solely responsible for: (i) the online conduct of such Minor; ii) monitoring such Minor's access to and use of this website and the consequences of any use.
Unauthorized Use and Termination
You agree to use the PRMS Websites only for authorized and legal activities. PRMS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of the website, with or without notice and for any reason whatsoever.
Enforceability of These Provisions
Should any of these Terms and Conditions be held invalid, that invalid provision shall be construed to be consistent with the applicable law, and in a manner so as to remain consistent with the original intent of PRMS. Provisions not otherwise held invalid shall remain in force. Use of the PRMS Websites and any transactions with PRMS through the PRMS Websites shall be governed by the laws of the State of Virginia without giving effect to principles of conflicts of laws. You agree any legal action or proceeding between you and PRMS arising out of this website will be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Virginia.