Using Our Website
Terms & Conditions
Welcome to the official website of Equitable Life & Casualty Insurance Company. We hope the information about us and our products and services, along with topics of interest, is valuable to you.
Whether this is your first visit to our website, or whether you've been on the site before, we want to give you some important information about our website and your use of it. In effect, by accessing and using our website, you are entering into a legal agreement with us on its use. So before you go any further into our website, take a few minutes and read the following paragraphs.
As we indicated earlier, you may have already looked at several pages on our website without reviewing the following terms and conditions regarding its use. If that is your situation, then you should know that by accessing those pages you have already agreed to follow our requirements regarding the use of our website.
Whatever the case may be, we want and expect you to read the following Terms & Conditions, and to do so carefully. By accessing this website, you agree to be legally bound by them. But, if you do not agree to be bound by them, then we advise you to exit our website now without further access to any of its pages.
If you are an Equitable policyowner you will find a Customer Care Center on our website. This is designed to provide services and information to our policyowners, such as claims history, policy information, agent information, e-mail alerts and includes a message center. Our Customer Care Center requires a policyowner to log-in and have a password to access the Center. Errors can occur in the transmittal of information about a policy, its provisions, its premiums and claim history. Policyowners who access the Customer Care Center agree and understand that information provided to them does not establish a legal contract, is not guaranteed to be accurate and that the terms, provisions and conditions of their Equitable insurance policy will govern and control, and that we not are liable for any damages caused by errors in information provided to them via the Customer Care Center.
While the Internet is a powerful tool, it is not without it's flaws. You may have heard of, or read about, the real life stories of "hackers" and the mischief they can cause; and, natural events or occurrences can easily disrupt Internet service as well. Moreover, there is always a concern about computer equipment itself, yours and ours - after all, these are machines and something can go wrong. These things are matters normally outside and beyond our control. This is why we must "disclaim" any liability, to the extent we can under the law, for damages caused to you by your use of, or your inability to use, our website.
Use of the Internet is solely at your own risk and is subject to all applicable state, national and international laws and regulations. While we endeavor to apply security protocols which are necessary and appropriate to the types of electronic communications which occur through use of our website, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from us using our website, other websites or Internet electronic mail cannot be guaranteed, including personal information such as your address or social security number. We will not be liable for any loss resulting from a cause over which we have no direct control, including but not limited to, failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.
YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. EQUITABLE LIFE & CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY WILL NOT BE LIABLE, IN ANY WAY, FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT MAY OCCUR OR ARISE FROM YOUR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE, OUR WEBSITE. ADDITIONALLY, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OUR WEBSITE IS PROVIDED BY US TO YOU AS IS, AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE OR ANY MATERIALS WILL MEET ANY REQUIREMENTS OR NEEDS YOU MAY HAVE, OR THAT THE SITE OR ANY MATERIALS WILL OPERATE IN AN ERROR FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED FASHION, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE SITE OR MATERIALS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SOFTWARE IS COMPATIBLE WITH ANY PARTICULAR PLATFORM. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE WAIVER OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO THEY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
We own our website. It is the exclusive property of Equitable Life & Casualty Insurance Company. We control the website and its content from our home office in Salt Lake City, Utah.
We will periodically update the information on our website. Be aware that the information provided to you on our website is subject to change by us at any time, without notice to you or anyone else.
Our website does not give you a complete description of all the terms, conditions, limitations or exclusions that might be applicable to any of our products or services. For more complete information, you may Contact Us directly or one of our professional Equitable agents in your area.
We do not conduct business in every state or country. The products and services described in our website are not available in all jurisdictions, and not outside the United States.
The product names, trademarks, service marks and logos we use in this website belong to us and are our property, unless otherwise indicated. They are protected by United States patent and copyright laws, as well as all other applicable federal or state laws.
In this website, we give you permission to print a copy of the information contained on any page for your personal use only. Any other reproduction or use, by any means, of our product names, trademarks, service marks, logos, or our corporate name, without our express written consent, is prohibited. And remember, if you copy or reproduce any other logo, trademark, service mark or copyrighted information available to you through our website, you do so at your own risk, subject to the rights of the legal owners.
Like other websites you may have visited, we may provide you with "links" to websites other than our own. We do so because we think these sites may have information or services of interest to you. Since the content in those websites is not under our control, we have no responsibility or liability for it. You visit those sites at your own risk, and subject to the terms and conditions of the owners. We do not endorse or promote any other website.
As we pointed out earlier, you may wish to communicate directly with us through our website. If, and when you do so, please understand that we may share your communication with our employees or agents who are trained to answer your inquiry, and will, if need be, forward your communication to them for response to you. As such, your communication to us, to the extent it is not otherwise protected under federal or state privacy laws, is not considered confidential. We are free to use the information contained in your communication without limitation or liability.
Your agreement to be bound under these Terms & Conditions is governed under the laws of the State of Utah. If there is any dispute between you and us regarding your use of our website, or your breach of these Terms & Conditions, you agree such disputes will be subject to binding arbitration, under the rules of the American Arbitration Association, as the exclusive procedure for resolving any such disputes. Any arbitration proceedings will take place in Salt Lake City, Utah.
You agree to indemnify us, our employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents from and against all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, that are caused from your use of our website, whether done so through your negligent or intentional acts, or caused by your breach of these Terms & Conditions.