TERMS OF USE

Please read the following Terms of Use carefully before using this site.

These Terms of Use apply to your use of all of the websites owned or operated by FORTE and its affiliates (collectively referred to in these terms of use as "FORTE "). Unless we indicate otherwise, all references to the FORTE sites in these Terms of Use include all such sites. These Terms of Use do not apply to your use of unaffiliated sites to which any of the FORTE sites only link.

Scope of Use
By using a FORTE website, you are deemed to have agreed to all terms, conditions, use, and notices contained or referenced herein. FORTE reserves its right, at its discretion, to update or revise these Terms of Use. You should check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. By accessing a FORTE site after the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use, you acknowledge and agree to those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them.

If you are using the FORTE site or services on behalf of your employer, you represent that you are authorized to accept these Terms of Service on your employer’s behalf.

If you have entered into one or more written agreements with FORTE, you must also comply with the provisions set out in those written agreements.

Our Content
The content of this site and any other FORTE site is protected by copyright and trademark laws, and is the property of FORTE. Materials located within FORTE sites may be accessed only for your business' use. You agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create works from such materials or content or in any way exploit the material or content of a FORTE site without express authorization from FORTE. This means, you may download copies of posted materials for business use only, as long as you neither change nor delete any author attribution, trademark, legend or copyright or other proprietary notices. When you download copyrighted material, you do not obtain any ownership rights in that material. As noted above, reproduction, copying, or redistribution of any material within a FORTE site is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of FORTE. You also may not, without FORTE’s permission, "mirror" any materials contained within any FORTE site or any other service. Any unauthorized use of any material contained within any FORTE site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes and will be subject to all available remedies.

Your Content

Some of our services allow you to upload, submit, store, send or receive content, information or materials in relation to applying for and using the FORTE products and services. You represent that you have all rights and title to Your Content and that you are not infringing on a third party’s property rights by submitting Your Content to FORTE. You also retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content. You are responsible for the accuracy and validity of all content that you upload, submit, store or send to FORTE through any of our sites. FORTE expressly disclaims any liability to you or a third party for losses incurred by you or a third party, directly or indirectly, as a result of FORTE relying on content submitted through one of our sites to establish a service account, process a payment transaction or any other action FORTE takes on your behalf. You may not upload any content that is unlawful, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, threatening, abusive or contains otherwise objectionable information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or foreign law or that is otherwise fraudulent or deceptive.

Our Products
The information, materials, products and services displayed on or accessed from FORTE websites are subject to change. All of FORTE’s products and services are accessible through application for a service account with FORTE and are subject to a separate service agreement.

You may not use FORTE’s products and services in connection with any product, service, transaction or activity that violates or facilitates a third party to violate a law, government regulation or rule of a payment network. You may not use FORTE’s products or services to perform fraud or promote a deceptive business practice; or in connection with any business type or activity listed on our Prohibited Types of Businesses.

Links to Third Party Websites
These Terms of Use apply only to the FORTE sites, and not to the sites of any other companies or organizations, including those to which any of the FORTE sites may link. We are not responsible for the availability of any other site to which any of the FORTE sites link. We do not endorse or take responsibility for the content, advertising, products or other materials made available through any other site. Under no circumstances will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any content, goods or services available on any other site, unless explicitly stated in a separate agreement. You should direct any concerns to that site's administrator or web master.

Warranty
The services, products, information, materials, and functionality on any FORTE site are provided "AS IS" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus or other harmful components. Neither FORTE nor any of its affiliated companies warrant the correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or completeness of information, materials, or functionality on a FORTE site. Neither does FORTE represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that the site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

These limitations apply to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law.

Limitations on Liability
FORTE will not, under any circumstances, be liable for any damages, losses, or liabilities including without limitation, direct or indirect, incidental or consequential damages, losses, or liabilities, in connection with your use of a FORTE site or your reliance on or use or inability to use the information, materials, or functionality on the site, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if FORTE is advised of the possibility of such damages, losses, or expenses.

These limitations apply to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law.

Typographical Errors
In the event that a FORTE product or service is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, FORTE reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders placed for products listed at the incorrect price, whether or not the order has been confirmed and/or your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, FORTE will issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.

User and System Security.

You must ensure that anyone accessing this site on your behalf or in any capacity of relationship with you, will comply with these Terms of Use. You are responsible for protecting the confidentiality of any and all passwords and credentials provided for the purpose of accessing this site or utilizing any of FORTE’s products or services or other forms of access to your account(s) with FORTE. You are responsible for the security of your locations and equipment used in accessing this site or the FORTE products or services and for developing security procedures and training your employees on the procedures. You expressly assume responsibility for the acts or omissions of all those accessing this site or the FORTE products or services on your behalf.

FORTE Security
FORTE is committed to protecting the security of our users. At FORTE, we are a certified user of industry-standard security technologies when transferring and receiving customer information and data. Please keep in mind, however, that no transmission of information or materials over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. FORTE does not assume responsibility for use or disclosure of your information that are the result of unauthorized or illegal access to our systems or those of our vendors or partners. Any transmission of payment data related to services provided under a separate service agreement between you and FORTE will be governed by the terms of that agreement.

Privacy Policy
Information collected by a FORTE site will be treated in accordance with FORTE's current Privacy Policy located at www.forte.net, which is incorporated herein by reference.

Modifications
FORTE reserves the right to modify or discontinue all or part of any of its websites, temporarily or permanently, with or without notice, and is not obligated to support or update any site.

Applicable Law Your use of this website is governed by the State of Texas and applicable federal laws.

(Last modified March 2017)