Terms of Service

This is a legal agreement ("Agreement") between you and PatronCheck.com. By selecting the checkbox provided, you signify that you agree to these Terms of Service, hereafter called "Terms". To use this service, you must be a business owner, employed and authorized by a business, or acting on behalf of, in addition to being authorized by a business.

You must be at least 18 years old to use this service. PatronCheck.com is a people, address and phone number search site. PatronCheck.com also enables retail businesses to screen orders they have received for fraud, as well as search our database to see if members have reported loss after shipping to certain addresses, as well as associated phone numbers and email addresses. Members can also post reports of loss due to possible fraud after shipping to certain addresses, as well as report any associated phone numbers and email addresses associated with the loss. You are solely responsible for the information you publish concerning fraud loss, hereinafter, "post" on PatronCheck.com. By submitting a post, you agree to be bound by the Terms of this Agreement. By submitting a post, you represent and warrant that you are a business owner, employed by and authorized to act on behalf of, or authorized to act on behalf of a business. By reporting loss due to fraud connected to addresses, phone numbers and email addresses on PatronCheck.com, you warrant and represent that the information is truthful and accurate. If you report loss due to possible fraud after shipping to certain addresses, as well as list associated phone number and email addresses, you certify that your post is based on your companies, or the company you represent's experience, and that you have not been offered any incentive or payment to post. You understand that PatronCheck.com has a zero-tolerance policy on fake posts.

You acknowledge that information generated, as a result of a search or when screening an order, is not provided by a “consumer reporting agency” as that term is defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) and the Data does not constitute “consumer reports” as defined in the FCRA. Accordingly, the Data may not be used as a factor in determining eligibility for credit, insurance, employment or another purpose in which a consumer report may be used under the FCRA. In addition, members may not:

1. use the Data for marketing purposes, except to respond to an inquiry, application, purchase or transaction;
2. publish, offer, sell, license, transmit, distribute, or reproduce the Data via any means;
3. use the Data in violation of any applicable law, rule, or regulation (e.g., the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act) or in violation of any third party right;
4. violate, if applicable, the requirements regarding registration, certification and payment in connection with access to and use of the National Do Not Call Registry;
5. store the Data for purposes other than your own internal business purposes (storage of the data for resale is expressly prohibited);
6. cache the Data to avoid additional queries;
7. merge the Data with databases or compilations for purposes other than your own internal business purposes; or
8. use the Data for file download online in a fixed page format.

PatronCheck.com reserves the right to immediately suspend or terminate your membership with PatronCheck.com, without notice, upon any breach of this Agreement.

Your registration with PatronCheck.com is for your business or business you are authorized to represent. You cannot permit other businesses or individuals to use your username and password.

You will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless PatronCheck.com, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys' fees) relating to or arising out of your use of PatronCheck.com, including, but not limited to, any breach by you of the terms of this Agreement.

Online Content
Posts submitted by members on PatronCheck.com are those of their respective authors and not PatronCheck.com, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for the accuracy of such content. PatronCheck.com does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on PatronCheck.com and neither adopts nor endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any fraud loss post. Under no circumstances will PatronCheck.com be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone's reliance on information or other content posted on PatronCheck.com.

Member Posts
PatronCheck.com will keep confidential all information supplied by you to PatronCheck.com, and shall use or disclose such information only for the purposes for which such information was collected. Member's names and company names will not be present when posts they have submitted are displayed as a result of searches by other members in the future.

Disclaimer of Warranty
PatronCheck.com provides PatronCheck.com on an "as is" basis and grants no warranties of any kind, express, implied, statutory, in connection with PatronCheck.com or in connection with any communication with PatronCheck.com or its representatives, or otherwise with respect to PatronCheck.com. PatronCheck.com specifically disclaims any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. PatronCheck.com does not warrant that PatronCheck.com's connection to the internet will be secure, uninterrupted, always available, or error-free, or will meet your requirements.

Limitation of Liability
In no event will PatronCheck.com be liable: (i) to you for any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages arising out of the use of or inability to use PatronCheck.com, even if PatronCheck.com or its agents or representatives know or have been advised of the possibility of such damages or: (ii) to any person other than you the member. In addition, PatronCheck.com disclaims all liability, regardless of the form of action, for the acts or omissions of other members or users including, but not limited to, unauthorized users of PatronCheck.com.

State by State Variations
Certain jurisdictions limit the applicability of warranty disclaimers and limitations of liability, so the above disclaimers of warranty and limitations of liability may not apply to you.

General Provisions
You agree that Tennessee law (regardless of conflicts of law principles) shall govern this Agreement, that any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive venue of the federal and state courts in the State of Tennessee, and that you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts in the State of Tennessee in connection with PatronCheck.com or this Agreement. This Agreement, accepted upon registering for PatronCheck.com, contains the entire agreement between you and PatronCheck.com regarding the use of PatronCheck.com. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, the Terms will survive termination of your registration with PatronCheck.com. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

Access To the Service
PatronCheck.com grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive license to access the Service for your own use. This license does not include any collection, aggregation, copying, duplication, display or derivative use of the Service nor any use of data mining, robots, spiders, or similar data gathering and extraction tools for any purpose unless expressly permitted by PatronCheck.com. A limited exception is provided to general purpose internet search engines and non-commercial public archives that use such tools to gather information for the sole purpose of displaying hyperlinks to the Service, provided they each do so from a stable IP address or range of IP addresses using an easily identifiable agent and comply with our robots.txt file. "General purpose internet search engine" does not include a website or search engine or other service that specializes in review/complaints listings, reputation management, search optimization or social media monitoring.

Use of the Service beyond the scope of authorized access granted to you by PatronCheck.com immediately terminates said permission or license. In order to collect, aggregate, copy, duplicate, display or make derivative use of the Service or any Content made available via the Service for other purposes (including commercial purposes) not stated herein, you must first obtain a license from PatronCheck.com. Access for members with excessive inquiries may be temporarily suspended, while the members are prompted to pay additional service fees for future use.

The Terms of Service are subject to change by PatronCheck.com, at any time, without notice, effective upon posting of a link to same on our website.

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