Welcome to the online insurance compliance (IC2) tool operated by the Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) as part of its Web site. This tool is designed to allow users to verify workers' compensation insurance coverage for employers, based on proof of coverage data filed with WCB. Please review the following terms and conditions concerning its use.
WCB insurance compliance is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein. Your accessing, using or downloading materials from this site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, please immediately exit this site and make no further use hereof.
You may view, copy and print information ("content") from the WCB insurance compliance section of this Web site, subject to the following: (1) the content may be used solely for informational purposes within your organization to verify the existence of workers' compensation coverage from records reflected on the site; and (2) the content may not be modified or altered in any way. Except as expressly provided herein, you may not use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, post, transmit or distribute any content from the site in whole or in part without the prior written permission of WCB. In no event may you remove any copyright or other proprietary notices or legends on the site.
You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of such content.
All right, title and interest (including all copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights and other intellectual property rights) in and to the WCB insurance compliance section of this Web site and all content appearing on the site is proprietary and shall remain the sole property of WCB or, to the extent applicable contractors or service providers from which WCB obtains services or content used or incorporated in the site.
All trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans and other proprietary marks appearing on the site are the marks and exclusive property of WCB or the identified mark owners. Nothing contained on this site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any such marks displayed on this site without the written permission of WCB or such third party that owns the mark.
As a condition of your use of the WCB insurance compliance section of this Web site, you warrant to WCB that you will not use this site or the content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices.
You agree to indemnify and hold the State of New York and WCB, and its contractors, service providers, agents and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the WCB insurance compliance section of this Web site, your connection to the site, your violation of these terms of service or your violation of any rights of another. This indemnification is in addition to and not in lieu of any sovereign immunity defense available to WCB and its contractors, service providers, agents and employees.
WCB reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Web site (or any part thereof) or any content thereon, with or without notice. You agree that WCB shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance.
You agree that WCB, in its sole discretion, may terminate an individual's use of the WCB insurance compliance section of this Web site for any reason, including, without limitation, if WCB believes you have violated or acted inconsistently with these legal terms and conditions of use. You agree that any termination of your access to the WCB site under any provision of these terms may be effected without prior notice. Further, you agree that WCB shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the site.
The WCB insurance compliance section of this Web site may contain hypertext links to other World Wide Web sites or resources controlled by parties other than WCB. Because WCB has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that WCB is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that WCB shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
THE WCB MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION CONCERNING THE TIMELINESS, SUITABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR ACCURACY OF ANY OF THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON THIS SITE. PROPER USE OF THE CONTENT REQUIRES A THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION SYSTEM AND ALL LIMITATIONS INHERENT IN THE COMPILATION OF DATA RELATED TO THAT SYSTEM. ALL CONTENT ON THE WCB INSURANCE COMPLIANCE SECTION OF THIS WEB SITE PROVIDED BY WCB UTILIZING RESOURCES, WHICH WCB BELIEVES TO BE RELIABLE AND ACCURATE; HOWEVER, WCB DOES NOT WARRANT, REPRESENT OR GUARANTEE THAT THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS WCB SITE HAS BEEN PROPERLY REPORTED, DOCUMENTED OR UPDATED NOR IS THERE ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE THAT THE CONTENT REFLECTS CHANGES IN APPLICABLE LAW.
THE CONTENT INCLUDED ON THIS WCB INSURANCE COMPLIANCE SECTION OF THIS WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE CONTENT. WCB AND/OR ITS SOURCES OF DATA OR ITS CONTRACTORS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THIS SITE AT ANY TIME. CONTENT RECEIVED VIA THIS SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR FINANCIAL OR INSURANCE PRODUCT DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT WITH AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS.
USE OF THE WCB INSURANCE COMPLIANCE SECTION OF THIS WEB SITE IS AT THE USER'S SOLE RISK. THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS WCB SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. WCB FOR ITS SELF AND FOR ITS CONTRACTORS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WCB SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL THE STATE OF NEW YORK, WCB OR ANY OF ITS CONTRACTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WCB HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THIS WCB INSURANCE COMPLIANCE SECTION OF THIS WEB SITE OR ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEB SITE. THIS LIMITATION IS IN ADDITION TO AND NOT IN LIEU OF ANY SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY DEFENSE AVAILABLE TO WCB, AND ITS CONTRACTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES.
The laws of the State of New York govern this agreement. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Albany County, New York in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this WCB insurance compliance Web section of this site. Use of this WCB site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and WCB as a result of this agreement or use of this site. WCB's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of WCB's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this site or information provided to or gathered by WCB with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and WCB with respect to this site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and WCB with respect to this site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Fictitious names of companies, products, people, characters and/or data mentioned herein are not intended to represent any real individual, company, product or event. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.