These terms were last updated on February 8, 2001.
Farmers may modify this Web Site and the rules and regulations governing its access and use, at any time. Any modification will be included in these Legal Terms, so please check back when you use the Web Site. By continuing use of the Web Site after such changes are posted, you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.
Scope of Use
Farmers invites you to view, use and download small portions of the content (including without limitation text, graphics, software, audio and video files and photos) of this Web Site for your informational, non-commercial use, provided that you leave all the copyright notices or other proprietary notices intact. You may not store, modify, reproduce, transmit or distribute a significant portion of the content on this Web Site, or the design or layout of the Web Site or individual sections of it, in any form or media. The commercial use, reproduction, transmission or distribution of any information, software or other material available through the Web Site without the prior written consent of Farmers is strictly prohibited.
You understand that Farmers may, at any time, for any reason and without notice, discontinue, change or restrict your use of this Web Site and make changes in the products and/or services described in this Web Site.
By using this Web Site, you represent that you are at least 18 years old and are a United States resident. If you are under 18 or not a U.S. resident, do not use this Web Site.
Eligibility for Insurance Products and Services
Not all of the products or services described on this Web Site are available in all geographic areas of the United States. You may not be eligible for all of the insurance products or services described in this Web Site. Farmers reserves the right to determine all eligibility for such products or services in its sole discretion.No Professional Advice
The information available on the Web Site is intended to be a general information resource regarding the matters covered, but is not offered as legal, accounting or other professional advice, and is not tailored to your specific circumstance. YOU SHOULD EVALUATE ALL INFORMATION, OPINIONS AND ADVICE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEB SITE IN CONSULTATION WITH YOUR INSURANCE SPECIALIST.
THE WEB SITE, ANY CONTENT, OPINIONS OR ADVICE ON THE WEB SITE, AND ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEB SITE (COLLECTIVELY, "MATERIALS") ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, ACCURACY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THESE MATERIALS INCLUDE ONLINE CALCULATORS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEB SITE. THE MEMBER COMPANIES OF THE FARMERS INSURANCE, GROUP OF COMPANIES® AND FARMERS GROUP INC., DO NOT ENDORSE AND MAKE NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, OR RELIABILITY OF THE MATERIALS. FARMERS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY MATERIALS YOU MAY OBTAIN ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THIS WARRANTY DISCLAIMER MAY BE DIFFERENT IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY FARMERS INSURANCE. Some states do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so the foregoing disclaimer may not apply to you. You may also have other legal rights that vary from state to state.
Limitation of Liability
YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. FARMERS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO, USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS (EVEN IF FARMERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) OR THAT ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS IN, OR DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION OF, INFORMATION TO OR FROM THE USER, INTERRUPTIONS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTIONS TO THE WEB SITE OR VIRUSES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THE WEB SITE OR THE MATERIALS. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY BE DIFFERENT IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY FARMERS INSURANCE. Some states do not allow the limitation of liability, so the foregoing limitation may not apply to you.
"Farmers®," "Farmers Insurance Group®," "Farmers Insurance Group of Companies®," the "sunburst logo" "Farmers Insurance Group, Symbol of Superior Service®," "Farmers Friendly Review®," "America Can Depend on Farmers®," and "Farmers. Gets You Back Where You Belong®" are the principal service marks used by Farmers. Farmers Group, Inc. and the Farmers group also claim service mark, or trademark rights, in a number of related marks as noted in this Web Site by the use of the symbols "®," "SM," or "TM." Unauthorized use of any Farmers trademarks, service marks or logos may be a violation of federal and state trademark laws.
This Web Site is protected by U.S. and foreign copyright laws. Except as expressly provided under "Scope of Use" section above, you may not use, reproduce, modify, transmit, distribute, publicly display or perform this Web Site without Farmers prior written permission.
Certain commercial services, such as mortgage and auto loan services, are offered by third parties through this Web Site. Farmers is not and will not be responsible for (i) the terms and conditions of any transaction between you and any such third party, (ii) any insufficiency of or problems with any such third party's background, insurance, credit or licensing, (iii) the quality of services performed by any such third party or (iv) any other legal liability arising out of or related to the performance of such services. Because we are not involved in the actual transaction between you and any such third party, in the event you have a dispute with any such third party, you release Farmers and its affiliates, agents, and employees from any and all claims arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. If you are a California resident, you waive the California Civil Code § 1542, which says: "A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor."
Farmers offers links to other web sites operated by other entities as a convenience to you. Farmers makes no representation regarding the content or accuracy of any web site that you may access through this one. Farmers does not monitor and is not responsible for the content found on other web sites that are linked from this Web Site. Inclusion of these links on Farmers Web Site does not imply endorsement, recommendation or sponsorship for any linked web site or the services, products or advice described on the site. The views, opinions, statements, offers or other information or content expressed therein are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not Farmers.
Unless otherwise set forth in a written agreement between you and a member Farmers® company, you must adhere to Farmers linking policy as follows: (i) any link to the Web Site must be a text only link clearly marked "farmers.com," (ii) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with Farmers names and trademarks, (iii) the link must "point" to the URL (www.farmers.com) and not to other pages within the Web Site, (iv) the appearance, position and other attributes of the link may not create the false appearance that your organization or entity is sponsored by, affiliated with, or associated with Farmers, (v) when selected by a user, the link must display the Web Site on full-screen and not within a "frame" on the linking web site, and (vi) Farmers reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time and in its sole discretion.
The Farmers® companies are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Applications are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, national origin, age, disability (so long as such disability can be reasonably accommodated) or any other status protected by applicable law. Farmers encourages all qualified applicants to apply.
E-mail submissions over the Internet may not be secure and are subject to the risk of interception by third parties. Please consider this fact before e-mailing any personal or confidential information.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password. You may not share your password with or transfer your password to any third party. You are responsible for all uses of your user name and password, and any and all related charges, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify Farmers of any unauthorized use of your password or user name or any other breach of security.
Violations and Additional Policies
Farmers reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of the rules and regulations set forth in this Web Site, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the Web Site. Our policies regarding privacy, which are incorporated into these Legal Terms by reference. Farmers does not intend to market any products or services to children and does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 through this Web Site.
Governing Law, Location and Miscellaneous
These Legal Terms shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of California USA, without reference to its choice of law rules. The Web Site is operated by Farmers Group, Inc., on behalf of the Farmers® companies from its offices in Los Angeles, California. Farmers makes no representation that the content of this Web Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to this Web Site from territories where the content of this Web Site may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Web Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These Legal Terms and all documents incorporated herein by reference constitute the entire agreement between Farmers and you with respect to this Web Site.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Legal Terms or this Web Site shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Los Angeles, California, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof.
The insurance products and services are offered by the Farmers Insurance Group® insuring entities, located at 4680 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California and at offices throughout the state. Farmers New World Life Insurance Company is located at 3003 77th Ave., S.E., Mercer Island, WA 98040-2890. If you are a California resident, you may have this same information e-mailed to you by sending a letter to the foregoing address with your e-mail address and a request for this information.
The Consumer Communications Bureau of the California Department of Insurance may be contacted in writing at 300 South Spring Street, South Tower, Los Angeles, CA 90013, or by telephone at (800) 927-HELP.