Last Revised: April 4, 2022
INFORMATION; AUTHORIZATION. As needed to provide Services to You, You authorize and instruct Us to obtain information needed to provide the contracted for Service. This might include information that is: (i) "non-public personal information", "personal information", and/or "highly restricted personal information" as defined by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (15 U.S.C. sec 6801 et seq); and (ii) other personal information.
SIGN UP; USE OF SERVICES. In order to access and use Services that require a fee, You must enter into an Agreement via an online sign up process and/or contract with Us through an agreement. You will also be required to provide a valid payment source, such as credit card information, or Your invoice information. This information may also be used with other companies to support Your transactions with Us. As mentioned, You may contract with Us to purchase certain Services through this Site, and by signing up and contracting with Us, You further certify that (i) all of the information provided incident to Your sign up process is true, accurate, complete and up to date, (ii) You are empowered and have the authority to bind the User, and (iii) You further agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions concerning Your use of the Services, including any specific terms and conditions relating to particular Services that You purchase.
ANY APPLICABLE FEES AND CHARGES; PAYMENT SOURCE. All applicable fees, charges, or payments will be handled in accordance with the terms outlined in Your Agreement.
ELECTRONIC AND TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATIONS. Unless otherwise noted, some of Our Services are internet-based and in order to access Our Services You must have: an internet browser that supports 128-bit encryption; an email account and appropriate email software; a non-public computer, operating system and connection to the internet, or in the case of Our mobile Service features, a wireless device, software and connection to the internet capable of supporting the foregoing; and sufficient electronic storage capacity on Your computer's hard drive or other data storage unit or a printer that is capable of printing from Your browser and email software. You also expressly consent and agree to be contacted by Us or anyone acting on Our behalf for non-telemarketing purposes at any telephone number You provide to Us or We obtain for You, including wireless telephone numbers. You further agree that We may make this contact by using a predictive dialer or an automatic telephone dialing system, including sending text or mobile messages by such a system, and/or by using an artificial or prerecorded voice. You agree to notify Us promptly if a telephone number You provided to Us is no longer a number at which You may be reached (such as in the event of number reassignment or if You want to revoke Your consent to be contacted by telephone). EWS does not charge for these Communications, but please note that mobile messaging, text, and data rates may apply, and You should consult with Your carrier prior to enabling any mobile feature associated with Your Service. In addition, You authorize your mobile carrier to release the name, address, email address, account and device details, and the call forwarding information (CPNI) on your mobile account to EWS for the purpose of allowing Us to verify your identity, when required. For general employer support, please contact this number at 877-664-8778. For general employee/consumer support, please contact this number at 800-367-2884. For general verifier support, please contact this number 800-367-5690.
NO GUARANTEE OF SITE AVAILABILITY. Because of the nature of the Internet and online communications, this Site may not perform as intended despite Our efforts. We do not guarantee uninterrupted or error free operation of this Site. In addition, Your excessive use of this Site may also result in the Site not performing as intended despite Our efforts. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain operation of the Site. If there is a system error or other problem concerning this Site, You agree to promptly notify Us of the same. EWS will use commercially reasonable efforts to correct the error. You will not be entitled to any money for any system errors.
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