Terms and Conditions
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE:
The Open Data People, Inc. is a California corporation, hereafter referred to as OPEN DATA. SSNvalidator.com is a service of The Open Data People, Inc. that provides information on the validity of SSNs, subject to the terms and conditions below. CUSTOMER warrants that it is the end-user of the data provided by OPEN DATA and will abide by the terms and conditions set forth herein. The term "CUSTOMER" shall include both free unregistered users and subscribers for the purposes of this agreement. By using this site, CUSTOMER agrees to all terms and conditions as set forth on this page. If the CUSTOMER does not agree, he/she must stop using the site immediately.
CUSTOMER warrants that it is the end-user of the data and acknowledges OPEN DATA is not affiliated with the United States government or U.S. Government.
RELIABILITY OF DATA:
OPEN DATA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the reliability or accuracy of either its service or data provided. Computerized data provided by OPEN DATA may contain errors, inaccuracies, incompleteness, false “no record” results and omissions. CUSTOMER acknowledges that online data will be used for informational purposes only and shall not be relied on without verification from the U.S. Government. CUSTOMER acknowledges that all data received from OPEN DATA is in “AS IS” condition and shall be used at the sole risk of the CUSTOMER. CUSTOMER agrees and acknowledges that it shall have no legal or financial recourse against OPEN DATA, its officers, directors, employees or data-providers for defective, missing, incomplete or otherwise inaccurate data. Outages may occur in SSNVALIDATOR.COM from time to time for a variety of reasons including but not limited to system maintenance, system crashes, and power outages. CUSTOMER acknowledges that such service outages may occur and agrees that it shall have no legal or financial recourse against OPEN DATA, its officers, directors, data-providers or web hosting firm as a result. Neither OPEN DATA, its officers, directors, and employees nor any third party data provider to OPEN DATA shall be liable to CUSTOMER for any loss or claim arising from customer’s use of OPEN DATA. If not withstanding the foregoing, if liability can still be assigned to OPEN DATA, its officers, directors, employees or third-party data providers by an appropriate court of law, or other governing body, then OPEN DATA’s (and related parties) maximum liability shall never exceed $25.00 regardless of nature, size or scope of claim. Further, CUSTOMER agrees to not seek punitive damages against OPEN DATA, its officers, directors, employees and third-party data providers under any circumstances. Not withstanding the foregoing, if punitive damages can still be assigned to OPEN DATA, its officers, directors, employees or third-party data providers by an appropriate court of law, or other governing body, then OPEN DATA’s (and related parties) maximum punitive damages shall never exceed $25.00 regardless of nature, size or scope of claim. CUSTOMER agrees and accepts that OPEN DATA nor its officers, directors, employees or third-party data providers shall not be held liable to CUSTOMER or any third-parties for any direct, incidental, or indirect claims or damages arising out of customer’s use of service.
KNOWN DATA LIMITATIONS:
Due to recent restrictions in data availability, this site only validates SSNs issues before June 25, 2011 and reports SSDI deaths from March 25, 2014 and earlier.
INDEMNIFICATION & HOLD HARMLESS:
CUSTOMER hereby agrees to hold harmless and indemnify OPEN DATA, its officers, directors, employees and all third-party data providers to OPEN DATA from and against any and all direct and indirect claims, costs, losses, demands, proposed litigation and actual litigation arising out of customer’s use of OPEN DATA as well as by any third parties associated with the CUSTOMER including but not limited to customer’s clients, employees, and subjects of investigation. Further, CUSTOMER agrees to pay all attorney fees incurred by OPEN DATA, its officers, directors, employees and third-party data providers in defense of any claims brought by the CUSTOMER as well as any third parties associated with the CUSTOMER including but not limited to the customer’s clients, employees, and subjects investigation, regardless of whether or not OPEN DATA’S data was defective and contributed to such misidentification.
This agreement shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the State of California. Any litigation between CUSTOMER and OPEN DATA shall be heard in the court systems of Los Angeles County, California or, if federal in nature, in the United States District Court in Los Angeles. Nothing in this Service Agreement, Application or website shall be construed as legal advice from OPEN DATA. CUSTOMER is solely responsible for compliance with all applicable state and federal laws.
FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT:
OPEN DATA Publishing Co., Inc. is not a consumer reporting agency as defined by the FCRA. Results obtained from this website shall not be used as a factor for any decision regarding any FCRA regulated purpose including employment, housing, insurance or credit.
PRIVACY OF CUSTOMER DATA:
All account information provided by CUSTOMER to OPEN DATA shall be treated as confidential. OPEN DATA discloses that customer’s IP address or other identifying information, such as Internet provider name, will be logged and stored as record of customer’s use of service.
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