These terms were last updated on June 17, 2014.
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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.
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.
The information available on this 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 agent.
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Certain commercial services, products and discounts may be 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 such products or the services performed by any such third party or (iv) any other legal liability arising out of or related to the performance of such services or the purchase of such products. 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."
If you wish to link to this Web Site, unless otherwise set forth in a written agreement between you and a Farmers company, you must adhere to Farmers' linking policy as follows: (i) any link to this Web Site must be a text only link, (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 and not to other pages within this 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 this 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.
Farmers is 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.
Email submissions over the Internet may not be secure and are subject to the risk of interception by third parties. Please consider this fact before emailing any personal or confidential information.
Some areas of Farmers Web Site are restricted and require a User ID and a password for access. Unauthorized use or access is strictly prohibited. In accessing restricted areas of the Web Site requiring a User ID and password you agree that 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. Remember to choose a strong password, including numbers, capital letters, special characters, etc., that is not typically found in a dictionary. 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 must immediately notify Farmers of any unauthorized use of your password or user name or any other breach of security. Farmers will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or user name, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Farmers or another party due to someone else using your user name or password.
Farmers reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of the Terms for use of this Web Site, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to this Web Site.
These 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 on behalf of the Farmers companies from their 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 Terms and all documents incorporated herein by reference constitute the entire agreement between Farmers and you with respect to this Web Site. Should any provision of these Terms be held invalid, unlawful or for any reason unenforceable, then the invalid, unlawful or unenforceable provision shall be severable from the remaining provisions. Such invalid, unlawful or unenforceable provision shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Farmers does not intend to market any products or services to children and does not knowingly collect personal information or make any active effort to collect personal information from children and does not wish to receive such information. Farmers requires that Web Site users must be of legal age to enter into agreements (typically, at least eighteen (18) years of age or older).
Farmers Registered Agents are registered with and securities are offered through Farmers Financial Solutions, LLC (In NY: Farmers Financial Solutions and Insurance Agency), 30801 Agoura Rd. Bldg. 1 Agoura Hills, CA 91301. Member FINRA & SIPC. Farmers Registered Agents may only offer products in states where they are currently licensed and/or registered. Not all products are available in all states. Farmers Financial Solutions, LLC and Farmers Registered Agents are not tax or legal advisors. Consult your tax or legal advisor regarding your personal situation.
Comments that reflect an individual's experience with a Farmers Registered Agent or his/her services should not be relied upon, as such comments may not reflect the experience of all customers.
Any posts that contain inappropriate, abusive, redundant or irrelevant comments may be removed at our discretion.
Farmers Insurance Group of companies does not endorse, nor is responsible for, any content provided in posts or links outside of this website. Links to third-party media, articles and/or websites are for general information purposes only and do not constitute an offer or solicitation of any kind. They are not intended, and should not be relied upon, as investment, insurance or financial advice.
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You authorize Farmers to store any information you provide, including, but not limited to, names, addresses, birth dates, driver’s license numbers, social security numbers, vehicle identification numbers (VINs), Bank Account or Payment Card information.
You certify that you are the owner or authorized signer for any Bank Account or Payment Card you provide, and you authorize the financial institution where any such Bank Account or Payment Card is held to honor any withdrawals or charges you authorize.
Farmers reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the online services at any time without notice. You agree that Farmers will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification or discontinuance of the online services.
You may cancel your enrollment in the online services at any time by sending a request via our "Contact Us" form on Farmers.com or choosing the personal preference to deactivate. When a specific customer (User ID) is deactivated, Farmers will remove associated payment methods, associated automatic payments, and any associated scheduled payments for the User ID that is deactivated; this includes resetting to paper billing. The payment methods will not be visible; however, they will remain available to Farmers to process refunds. Disclosures regarding storage of payment information for future refunds are included in any Payment Authorization available through the online billing service.
To ensure that Farmers is able to provide high quality services that are responsive to your needs, you agree that Farmers employees may have access to your online account and records as reasonably needed to investigate complaints and to conduct the business of Farmers in providing services for you.
You understand and agree there are certain emails that may be sent whether you enroll in the paperless process or not.
Farmers is pleased to offer electronic delivery of notices and documents applicable to your selected automobile, property, personal umbrella, life, and annuity policies. Only those policies and accounts that you have selected will be enrolled for this service.
By enrolling in Go Paperless and consenting to electronic delivery, you accept and agree to the following:
To receive all available notices and documents applicable to your selected automobile, property, personal umbrella, life and annuity policies, including but not limited to prospectuses, supplements to prospectuses, annual and semi-annual reports, annual statements, privacy statements, quarterly reports, proxy statements, special announcements, declaration pages, endorsements and policy contracts (collectively “documents”) via electronic delivery. There may be some documents that we cannot deliver electronically due to legal and/or technological constraints. These documents will be delivered to you via the United States Postal Service (USPS) to your postal address.
As documents become available, we will send you a notification by email which will contain the security-enabled Internet address (URL) where the documents can be viewed, downloaded and printed. It is your responsibility to log in to view your documents. We will only deliver documents to the policy owner.
That you will maintain a valid, current email address and immediately notify us of any change in your email address. Ensure that your email is active and capable of receiving new emails. To do this, ensure that your email account has sufficient space for new emails and that your email server and spam-blocking software do not block our emails. We are not responsible for problems arising from emails sent to an inactive or out-of-date email address, unless we are solely negligent for using an incorrect address. If an email is returned to us as undeliverable, we will notify you to update your email address through your agent and/or www.farmers.com. We will also resend the email. If it is returned once again as undeliverable we will presume that you have withdrawn your consent, you will be unenrolled in Go Paperless, and all available policy related documents will be sent to you via the United States Postal Service (USPS) to your postal address. Note that you will always have the ability to access www.farmers.com and view your documents on demand.
You may update your information, such as changing your email address, at any time by logging into farmers.com.
We may continue to send paper copies of certain documents, such as annual statements, if required by federal or state law. Electronic delivery is not currently available for all documents. When documents become available for electronic delivery, we will initiate the electronic delivery process without any further action required by you.
Although there is no charge associated with enrolling in Go Paperless, you may incur costs associated with electronic access to the documents, such as usage charges from Internet access providers and or telephone service providers. Farmers is not responsible for any damages to your computer hardware or software; injury to you as a result of power failures or power spikes, or telephone or internet interruptions or other expenses in relation to your use of electronic delivery.
With regard to your selected variable life and annuity policies, you may request a paper copy of any document at no charge by contacting Farmers New World Life Insurance Company (“Farmers Life”) Service Center at 1-877-376-8008 or by writing to P.O. Box 724208, Atlanta, Georgia 31139.
With regard to your selected traditional life and annuity policies, you may request a paper copy of any document at no charge by contacting Farmers Life at 1-206-232-8400.
With regard to your selected automobile insurance policy, property insurance policy, or personal umbrella policy, you may request a paper copy of any document at no charge by contacting your Farmers Agent.
Your consent to enrollment in Go Paperless will remain in effect for each selected policy until termination or cancellation of the policy, or until you revoke your consent.
You may revoke your consent at any time by going to www.farmers.com, logging into My Farmers, and selecting Paperless options under the Documents tab; then click on the View/Choose My Paperless Options tab to unselect the policy(ies) you want to remove from paperless policy documents. You may also revoke your consent by contacting us at 1-877-327-6392, or by contacting your Farmers Agent. Upon un-enrolling, all subsequent insurance documents will be mailed to your postal address via USPS. (Please allow up to 24 hours to process your un-enrollment.) Revocation of your consent shall not affect the legal enforceability of documents provided to you before the effective date of un-enrollment.
If you elect to revoke your consent and no longer choose to receive documents electronically, the Go Paperless discount on your policy (if any) will be removed.
If, after electing to withdraw your consent to receiving documents electronically, you decide you want to once again enroll in Go Paperless, you may do so by going to www.farmers.com. and completing the enrollment process.
We are not required to deliver information electronically and may discontinue electronic delivery in whole or in part at any time.
Farmers is pleased to offer electronic delivery of notices and documents applicable to your selected automobile, property and personal umbrella accounts. Only those policies and accounts that you have selected will be enrolled for this service.
By enrolling in Paperless billing and consenting to electronic delivery, you accept and agree to the following:
To receive all available billing documents applicable to your selected billing account, including but not limited to statements, notices and correspondence (collectively, “billing documents”) via electronic delivery. There may be some documents that we cannot deliver electronically due to legal and/or technological constraints. These documents will be delivered to you via United States Postal Service (USPS) to your postal address.
As billing documents become available, we will send you a notification by email containing the security-enabled Internet address (URL) where the materials can be viewed, downloaded and printed. It is your responsibility to log in to view your bills and billing-related documents. We will only deliver bills and billing-related materials to the billing accountholder.
Billing documents will be made available in PDF or HTML format, so you must have a valid email account, access to an Internet browser and Adobe software (this software is available for download free of charge at www.adobe.com). If you wish to print billing documents, you must also have access to a printer.
You will maintain a valid, current email address and immediately notify us any of change in your email address. Ensure that your email is active and capable of receiving new emails. To do this, ensure that your email account has sufficient space for new emails and that your email server and spam-blocking software do not block our emails. We are not responsible for problems arising from emails sent to an inactive or out-of-date email address, unless we are solely negligent for using an incorrect address. Note that you will always have the ability to access www.farmers.com and view your billing documents on demand.
You may update your information, such as changing your email address, at any time by logging into farmers.com.
You may request a paper copy of a bill or billing-related document at no charge by contacting your Farmers Agent.
You may incur costs associated with electronic access to the billing documents, such as usage charges from Internet access providers and or telephone service providers. Farmers is not responsible for any damages to your computer hardware or software; injury to you as a result of power failures or power spikes, or telephone or internet interruptions or other expenses in relation to your use of electronic delivery.
There is no charge associated with enrolling in Paperless billing. However, if you elect to revoke your consent for Paperless billing, any associated service fee discount on your account (if any) will be removed.
Your consent to enrollment in Paperless billing will remain in effect for each selected billing account until termination or cancellation of the billing account, or until you revoke your consent.
You may revoke your consent to electronic delivery bill presentation at any time by going to www.farmers.com, logging into My Farmers and selecting Paperless options under the Documents tab; then click on the View/Choose My Paperless Options tab to unselect the billing account(s) you want to remove from Paperless billing. You may also revoke your consent by contacting us at 1-877-327-6392, or by contacting your Farmers Agent. Upon un-enrolling, all subsequent billing documents will be mailed to your postal address via USPS. (Please allow up to 24 hours to process your un-enrollment.) Revocation of your consent shall not affect the legal enforceability of billing documents provided to you before the effective date of un-enrollment.
If, after electing to withdraw your consent to electronic delivery, you decide you want to once again enroll in Paperless billing, you may do so by going to www.farmers.com. and completing the enrollment process.
We are not required to deliver information electronically and may discontinue electronic delivery in whole or in part at any time.