Policies

Online Reference Check Privacy Policy

1. Personal information collected.  We may collect information in the following circumstances: When you register an account to become an Online Reference Check, Inc. user (“User”), such as your name, e-mail, employer, country, and a password.When you view and interact with Online Reference Check, Inc. pages, features, and functionality, including Online Reference Check, Inc. mobile applications, software and platform technology. We may also collect your IP address, browser type, operating system, mobile carrier, and your ISP, and receive the URLs of sites from which you arrive or leave the Online Reference Check, Inc. website, or sites that have embedded Online Reference Check, Inc. platform technology.

Through cookies and other technologies that allow us to recognize you, customize your experience, and serve advertisements both on and off Online Reference Check, Inc..
When you interact with third party services available through Online Reference Check, Inc. like surveys, polls or other third party research undertaken with your consent.

2. Uses of personal information.  We use the information you provide to administer your account with us and customize the service we provide to you and other Users; and to send you service or promotional communications through email and notices on the Online Reference Check, Inc. website.  In addition, we may create and distribute advertising relevant to your or your Online Reference Check, Inc. experience.

We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent except where it is necessary to carry out your instructions (to process your payment information, for example). Please note that in order to fulfill your requests for paid services we share your payment information with our payment processor.

 

3. Your Information Choices.  You can review, enhance or edit your personal information through your Online Reference Check. account or you can tell us to close your Online Reference Check, Inc. by contacting us at info@onlinereferencecheck.com.

4. Security:  Personal information you provide will be secured in accordance with industry standards and technology. Since the internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Online Reference Check, Inc.. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, copied, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications at all times.

5. How to contact us:  If you have questions or comments please send them to us at info@onlinereferencecheck.com or contact us at Online Reference Check, Inc.

 

Toll Free: +1 855 696-7245 or (855) MY ORCHECK
Facsimile: +1 800 341-4566
Website: www.onlinereferencecheck.com

 

Terms of Use

Please read this document carefully. It governs your relationship with Online Reference Check, Inc. (“ORC”). Set forth below are the terms and conditions under which Online Reference Check makes the internet website at www.Online Reference Check.com and the services available through the Site or otherwise provided by Online Reference Check (the “Services”), to each person or entity (each a “User”) accessing or using the Site or the Services.

These terms and conditions, together with any and all other terms, conditions, rules, policies or procedures (“Additional Terms”) published on the site from time to time and related to User’s use of the Site or the Services (together, this “Agreement”), each as updated from time to time by Online Reference Check, constitute a binding, legal agreement between Online Reference Check, Inc. and User.

By using the Site or the Services, each User hereby agrees to and is bound by this Agreement. If you do not agree with any of the terms of this Agreement, do not access or otherwise use this Site or the Services or any information contained on this Site. Online Reference Check may make changes to the content and Services offered on this Site at any time.

Online Reference Check can change the terms of this Agreement at any time (including any Additional Terms). If Online Reference Check changes the terms of this Agreement, Online Reference Check will post an updated set of terms and conditions of use on this Site with a change notice and Online Reference Check may send registered users an email notice of the changes.

If any modification is unacceptable to you, you shall cease using this Site and the Services. If you do not cease using this Site and the Services, you will be conclusively deemed to have accepted the change.

Each User hereby warrants that if it is a corporation or other legal entity, User is validly formed and existing under the laws of its jurisdiction and has duly authorized its agent or agents to enter into this Agreement and, if an individual, User is of the age of majority in his or her place of residence.

1. Payment

1.1. If User purchases a survey, bundle of surveys or an unlimited annual license to the Services, User shall pay all fees, including for any additional Services purchased by User or usage that exceeds the thresholds at the rates posted, as well as any taxes, applicable to such Subscription. Online Reference Check may change such fees at any time and in its sole discretion, provided that any such change shall become effective at the end of the then-current term of User’s Subscription.

1.2. Creating an account with Online Reference Check is free. An account that goes unused for a period of 18 consecutive months may be automatically closed unless User’s Subscription is canceled using the tool in User’s account page on the Site at any time prior to the end of the then-current Subscription. User will be charged based on individual survey purchase, bundle purchases or an unlimited annual license that User has chosen, unless Online Reference Check has notified User of any new rate in advance of purchase completion. A cancellation of a Subscription requested by User through User’s account page will become effective immediately or at the end of the annual license agreement.

1.3. If User has elected to pay the fees referred to in Section 1.1 (Subscriptions and Payment) by credit card, User hereby warrants that the credit card information provided by User is correct, and User shall promptly notify Online Reference Check of any changes to such credit card information. User acknowledges and agrees that if User’s credit card payment cannot be processed for any reason, Online Reference Check may suspend or cancel User’s Subscription.

2. Registration

If User has registered for an account to use the Services, User hereby warrants that the information provided by User for the purposes of such registration is complete and accurate. User shall ensure that such information is kept up to date. Upon registering for an account, each User will receive a password and an account. User acknowledges and agrees that User, and not Online Reference Check, is responsible for User’s account and all activities occurring in connection with the use of that account, whether or not User authorizes such activities.

3. Content

3.1. User acknowledges and agrees that:

(a) all survey questions, information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, images, video, survey responses, messages or other materials communicated or transmitted using the Site or the Services (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated,

(b) User, and not Online Reference Check, is responsible for all Content that User uploads, posts, emails, distributes, communicates, transmits, or otherwise makes available using the Services or that is otherwise made available through the use of User’s account (if User has one), whether or not authorized by User, and

(c) by using the Site and the Services, User may be exposed to Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, offensive, indecent, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.

3.2. User further acknowledges and agrees that Online Reference Check does not control the Content originating from User, respondents to User’s survey, or other users of the Site or the Services, and does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Online Reference Check may review all Content and may block, modify, terminate access to, or remove any such Content that Online Reference Check considers, in its sole discretion, does not comply with any of the requirements of this Agreement but Online Reference Check is not obligated to do so.

3.3. Online Reference Check reserves the right to purge Content from its databases at any time and from time to time without notice. User acknowledges and agrees that User is solely responsible for backing up any Content uploaded to the Site by User or received by User through the use of the Services. Online Reference Check shall not be liable for any purging, deletion, or failure to retain any such Content.

3.4. Online Reference Check may disable User’s account and your access to use the Site and/or the Services and Online Reference Check may recover from User any losses, damages, costs or expenses incurred by Online Reference Check resulting from or arising out of User’s non-compliance with any provision of this Agreement.

4. User Content

In connection with User’s use of the Site and the Services, and without limiting any of User’s other obligations under this Agreement or applicable law, User:

(a) shall comply with: (i) this Agreement, including and all policies as published on the Site from time to time, (ii) all applicable U.S. Federal, State, local and international laws, including the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, and all other laws related to unsolicited commercial email messages, defamation, privacy, obscenity, intellectual property or child protective email address registries, (iii) all other rules or regulations applicable to User, including regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and similar regulatory authorities throughout the world, and the rules of any securities exchange, and (iv) all privacy policies or similar policies or procedures to which User may be bound that are related to User’s use of the Services;

(b) shall not upload, post, email, distribute, communicate, transmit or otherwise make available any Content: (i) that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, offensive, indecent, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, (ii) that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property right of any party, (iii) that User does not have the right to make available by reason of any law or contractual or fiduciary relationship (including inside information, and proprietary or confidential information obtained or disclosed in connection with an employment relationship or pursuant to a confidentiality agreement), or (iv) that comprises or includes any “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, “pyramid schemes”, or any similar form of solicitation;

(c) shall not use the Site or the Services to send surveys, polls, or other materials to minors unless User is permitted to do so under all applicable laws, or to harm minors in any way, and shall not send surveys, polls or other materials to minors that would subject Online Reference Check to the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act;

(d) shall not impersonate any other person or entity, including Online Reference Check, or a Online Reference Check official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent User’s affiliation with any other person or entity;

(e) shall, if User uses the Services to send a survey, not mislead the recipients of that survey in any way including User’s agreement that he/she will not associate individual responses to that survey with the individual or individual’s email address to which that survey. Online Reference Check User’s agree to only share cumulative responses with the person on whom references are being checked. User agrees not to single out any individual survey responder to the individual or company on whom references are being checked.

(f) shall not interfere with or disrupt the Site or the Services or servers or networks connected to the Site or the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Site or the Services;

(g) shall not engage in excessive usage of the Site or the Services, as determined by Online Reference Check in its sole discretion, including usage that adversely affects the speed, responsiveness, or functionality of the Site, or disrupts the availability of the Site and the Services for other users;

(h) shall not attempt to damage, deny service to, hack, crack, reverse engineer, or otherwise interfere with the Site or the Services in any manner;

(i) shall not upload, post, email, distribute, communicate, transmit or otherwise make available any viruses or similar malicious software that may damage the operation of a computer, the Site, or the Services;

(j) shall not upload survey links to message boards or newsgroups that are not relevant to the subject matter of the survey, or that prohibit such uploading without Online Reference Check’s prior written consent; and

(k) shall not use the Site or the Services to collect, process, or otherwise handle, “Protected Health Information” (as defined in 45 C.F.R. § 160.103) without Online Reference Check’s prior written consent.

User further acknowledges and agrees that Online Reference Check may cooperate with any governmental authority in connection with any investigation into User’s use of the Site or the Services, including use in contravention of applicable laws, and may disclose any Content, and any other information pertaining to the User or to User’s use of the Site or the Services, to such governmental authority in connection with any such investigation.

5. Indemnity by User

User shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless Online Reference Check, its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, servants and agents from and against all claims, demands, damages, liabilities and costs (including attorneys’ fees on a full indemnity basis) arising out of or in connection with:

(a) User’s use of the Site or the Services, including User’s use of or reliance on any information or materials (including survey or poll results or responses) obtained through the use of the Site or the Services,

(b) any other use of the Services by a third party using User’s account (whether or not authorized by User),

(c) User’s breach of this Agreement, including any of User’s representations and warranties under this Agreement, or

(d) User’s contravention of any applicable law, including the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003.

6. Termination

6.1. This Agreement shall automatically become effective upon User’s first use of the Site or the Services, and continue indefinitely until it is terminated.

6.2. Online Reference Check may cancel User’s Subscription (if User has one) and terminate this Agreement immediately by notice to User in the event that User breaches any of User’s representations, warranties, or obligations under this Agreement (including any of User’s obligations under Section 3 (Content)) or contravenes any applicable law.

6.3. Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, User shall immediately cease all use of the Site and the Services, and User acknowledges and agrees that Online Reference Check may, in its sole discretion, take any measures Online Reference Check reasonably deems necessary or desirable to prevent further use by User of the Site or Services, including by blocking User’s IP address. User further acknowledges and agrees that upon termination of this Agreement, Online Reference Check shall not be obliged to retain any of User’s Content (including survey or poll results or responses) or to provide the same to User, but may elect to do so in its sole discretion. Termination of this Agreement shall not entitle User to a refund of any Subscription fees previously paid by User.

6.4. The following shall survive termination of this Agreement for any reason:

(a) all of User’s representations, warranties and indemnities given under this Agreement;

(b) all disclaimers of warranties, and limitations and exclusions of liability; and

(c) the last sentence of Section 3.3 (Content), and each of Sections 5 (Indemnity by User), 6 (Termination), 8 (Limitations and Exclusions of Online Reference Check’s Liability) and 9 (Intellectual Property Rights).

7. Provisions of the Site and the Services

7.1. Online Reference Check reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services or any part thereof, or User’s access thereto, and to modify, suspend or delete the Site or any part thereof, with or without notice. User acknowledges and agrees that Online Reference Check shall not be liable to User or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Services or any modification, suspension or deletion of the Site.

7.2. Without limiting Section 7.1 (Provision of the Site and the Services), if User engages in excessive usage of the Site or the Services (as described in Section 4(g) (User Conduct)), Online Reference Check may take such action as it considers necessary to prevent such excessive usage and to restore the availability of the Site and the Services to other users, including by limiting or suspending User’s access to the Site and the Services, or by canceling User’s Subscription and terminating this Agreement.

7.3. User acknowledges and agrees that the Site and the Services are provided “as is,” “where is,” “as available,” and “with all faults,” and that Online Reference Check has no responsibility or liability for the loss or deletion of, or failure to receive, process or store any Content (including survey or poll results or responses) maintained or transmitted using the Services.

7.4. User acknowledges and agrees that the information, technology platform and services contained in or made available through the site may include inaccuracies or errors.

7.5. User acknowledges and agrees that the user and not Online Reference Check, Inc. is responsible for evaluating the accuracy, reliability, completeness, and usefulness of any information obtained throughout the site and in the surveys created and submitted by the user.

7.6. Online Reference Check makes no representations or warranties regarding the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, quality or lack of viruses or other harmful components of the site or services.

7.7. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Online Reference Check, Inc. and its respective Directors, officers, employees, servants and agents hereby disclaim all warranties, express or implied with regard to such information, software, products or services including any warranty of non-infringement of third party rights, and the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for purpose.

7.8. If you are a User located in a country embargoed by the United States, or are on the U.S Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals, you are not permitted to purchase a Subscription or any other paid services from Online Reference Check.

8. LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF ONLINE REFERENCE CHECK’S LIABILITY

8.1. In no event shall Online Reference Check, Inc. and its respective Directors, officers, employees, servants and agents be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages whatsoever, including damages for lost profits, loss of use or data, or cost of cover, arising out of or in any way connected with this agreement, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or any other legal theory, even if Online Reference Check has been advised of the possibility of such damages including damages arising out of:

(a) THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF, THE DELAY IN PROVIDING, THE FAILURE TO PROVIDE, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, OR

(b) ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES CONTAINED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, INCLUDING INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE BY OTHER USERS OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES. USER SPECIFICALLY AGREES THAT ONLINE REFERENCE CHECK, ITS RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, SERVANTS AND AGENTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR:

(c) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF ANY TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, ANY MATERIAL OR DATA SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR NOT RECEIVED, OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SITE OR THE SERVICES OR IN RELIANCE UPON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES,

(d) ANY THREATENING, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONTENT OR CONDUCT OF ANY OTHER PARTY OR ANY INFRINGEMENT OF A THIRD PARTY’S RIGHTS, INCLUDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, OR

(e) ANY CONTENT SENT USING, OR INCLUDED IN, THE SITE OR THE SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY.

IF USER IS DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, USER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT AND DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE AND THE SERVICES.

8.2. IN THE EVENT THAT, NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY, ONLINE REFERENCE CHECK, ANY OF ITS RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, SERVANTS OR AGENTS IS LIABLE TO USER FOR ANY AMOUNTS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT UNDER ANY THEORY OF RECOVERY, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, ONLINE REFERENCE CHECK’S (OR DIRECTOR’S, OFFICER’S, EMPLOYEE’S, SERVANT’S OR AGENT’S, AS APPLICABLE) TOTAL LIABILITY IN RESPECT OF SUCH AMOUNTS SHALL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF:

(a) THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($200.00), AND

(b) THE AMOUNTS ACTUALLY RECEIVED BY ONLINE REFERENCE CHECK FROM USER UNDER THIS AGREEMENT.

8.3. USER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT WITHOUT THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, ONLINE REFERENCE CHECK WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO OFFER THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, AND THAT SUCH EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY, EVEN IF THEY WOULD CAUSE USER’S REMEDIES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT TO FAIL OF THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. Notwithstanding the foregoing, some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages in certain circumstances, and so the foregoing limitation and exclusions may not apply to User to that extent.

9. Intellectual Property Rights

The Site and the Services and all information and screens appearing on this Site, including documents, services, site design, text, graphics, logos, images and icons, as well as the arrangement thereof, are the sole property of Online Reference Check, Inc. Copyright © 2012. Except as otherwise required or limited by applicable law, any reproduction, distribution, modification, retransmission, or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner or license. Online Reference Check reserves all rights in the Site and the Services that are not expressly granted. Online Reference Check is a trademark of Online Reference Check, Inc.in the United States. Other trademarks, names, and logos on this Site are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to assign or transfer to User any rights to any such intellectual property. User further acknowledges and agrees that Content made available to User through the Services may be subject to the intellectual property rights of third parties.

10. Privacy Policy

Your use of this Site is governed by the Online Reference Check privacy policy, which is available on this page under (the “Privacy Policy”).

11. General

11.1. Online Reference Check may provide references, frames or hyperlinks to internet websites maintained by third parties. Online Reference Check does not warrant that it has reviewed such third party websites and makes no claims, representations or warranties regarding such third party websites or the contents of the same. Online Reference Check is not responsible for, nor does it endorse or recommend, any products or services provided by such third parties through such third party websites or by any other means.

11.2. User acknowledges and agrees that User, and not Online Reference Check, is responsible for determining which laws may apply to User’s use of the Site and the Services and assessing User’s obligations under such laws.

11.3. All notices and other communications required or permitted to be given by Online Reference Check to User under this Agreement will be deemed to be properly given on the date when:

(a) posted on the Site, or

(b) sent by email to the email address for User last recorded by Online Reference Check

User may give notices to Online Reference Check under this Agreement by email to info@onlinereferencecheck.com.

11.4. This Agreement comprises the entire agreement between Online Reference Check and the User relating to the Site and the Services.

11.5. The use of the terms “includes” and “including”, and similar terms, shall be deemed not to limit what else might be included.

11.6. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Missouri, without reference to its conflicts of law rules, and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of that State.

11.7. User may not assign this Agreement without Online Reference Check’s prior written consent, which may be withheld in Online Reference Check’s sole discretion. Online Reference Check may assign this Agreement at any time without notice to User.

11.8. In any dispute arising out of this Agreement, the substantially prevailing party shall be entitled to payment of its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs.

11.9. The failure by Online Reference Check to enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of that provision or of any other provision of this Agreement.

11.10. If any provision of this Agreement shall be determined to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, such provision shall be deemed severable and the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

 

How to contact us:

If you have questions or comments, please send them to us at info@onlinereferencecheck.com or contact us at the number below:

Toll Free: +1 855 696-7245 or (855) MY ORCHECK

Facsimile: +1 800 341-4566

Website: www.onlinereferencecheck.com