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Right to Use Site Content
We are granting you a limited, nonexclusive, revocable license for you to view, share, print or download any Content, as defined below, from the Mastercard Site for your own personal use. You are not granted the right to license, republish, distribute, copy, assign, sublicense, transfer, sell, prepare of derivative works or other non-personal use any Content on the Mastercard Site. No part of any Content may be reproduced in any form or incorporated into any information retrieval system, electronic or mechanical, other than for your personal use. You may not access or use the Mastercard Site in any way that could or is intended to damage or impair the Mastercard Site, or any server or network underlying the Mastercard Site, or interfere with anyone else's use and enjoyment of the Site. You are also granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the Site or its any Content therein so long as the link does not portray Mastercard, or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter or imply a sponsorship or endorsement of your site, page or content by Mastercard.
You may not use automated systems (e.g., robots, spiders, etc.) to access the Site. You agree not to collect personally identifiable information of other users of the Site or to sell or otherwise exploit that information. Except for the limited rights expressly granted herein, all right, title and interest in and to the Mastercard Site and all Content contained therein are reserved and owned by Mastercard.
Intellectual Property Rights
The Mastercard Site Content is protected by applicable intellectual property laws and all Content is owned by Mastercard or used by Mastercard under a license or with permission. All text, formatting (including without limitation the selection, coordination and arrangement of materials on the Mastercard Site, and the images, graphics, animation, tools, widgets, applications, commercials, videos, music, sounds, articles, copy, creative materials, photos, trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos, and other materials and information on this Site are subject to the intellectual property rights of Mastercard, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective licensors and licensees (collectively "Content"). Certain features on this website may be covered by, or licensed under, U.S. Patent 6,091,956. These materials may not be copied, reverse engineered, decompiled, disassembled, modified, reposted to other web sites, framed, deep linked to, changed, or otherwise distributed, redistributed, licensed, sublicensed or transferred in any form by you. Nothing contained on the Mastercard Site shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to make commercial use of any Mastercard trademark, intellectual property right or copyrighted material without Mastercard's prior written permission. The trademarks, logos, trade names and service marks, whether registered or unregistered (collectively the "Trademarks") displayed on the Mastercard Site are Trademarks of Mastercard and its third party alliance partners. Nothing contained on the Mastercard Site should be construed as granting by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Mastercard Site without the written permission of Mastercard or such third party that may own the Trademark. Mastercard U.S. Trademarks
Any unauthorized commercial use of these materials will violate Mastercard's intellectual property rights and will be subject to Mastercard's full legal rights and remedies.
In operating the Site, Mastercard may act as a "services provider" (as defined by DMCA) and offer services as online provider of materials and links to third party web sites. As a result, third party materials that Mastercard does not own or control may be transmitted, stored, accessed or otherwise made available using the Site. Mastercard has in place certain legally mandated procedures regarding allegations of copyright infringement occurring on the Site and has adopted a policy that provides for the immediate removal of any content or the suspension of any user that is found to have infringed on the rights of Mastercard or of a third party, or that has otherwise violated any intellectual property laws or regulations, or this Agreement. If you believe any material available through the Site infringes a copyright, you should notify Mastercard using the notice procedure for claimed infringement under the DMCA (17 U.S.C. Sect. 512(c)(2)). Mastercard will respond expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the Content. You should address infringement notices under the DMCA to: Copyright Agent, Mastercard, 2000 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577, Attn: Law Department or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please provide the following notice:
Mastercard may give notice to its users of any infringement notice by means of a general notice on any of its websites, electronic mail to a user's e-mail address in its records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to a user's physical address in its records. If you receive such an infringement notice, you may provide counter-notification in writing to the designated agent that includes the information below. To be effective, the counter-notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
- Identify the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- Identify the material on the Site that you claim is infringing, with enough detail so that Mastercard may locate it on the Site;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- A statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that (a) the above information in your notice is accurate, and (b) that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner;
- Your address, telephone number, and email address; and
- Your physical or electronic signature
- Your physical or electronic signature;
- Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled, and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
- A statement from you under the penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and
- Your name, physical address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of a Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your physical address is located, or if your physical address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which we may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of allegedly infringing material or an agent of such person.
Submissions or Feedback
From time to time, we may ask that you for your feedback on Mastercard's Site and products and/or services. Any communication or material you transmit or post will be (a) treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary by Mastercard, (b) become the property of Mastercard and Mastercard shall exclusively now and hereinafter own all rights, title and interest therein, and (c) used without restriction by Mastercard licensees and affiliates at its sole discretion without any obligation, compensation or other liability to you. Such use may be for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting whole or in part, in any medium and in any manner, now known or later developed, on this Site or otherwise. And Mastercard shall be under no obligation to respond to any such communication. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Mastercard maintains a policy of not accepting or considering any creative ideas, suggestions or materials from the public regarding its products and services ("Submissions"), and therefore, you should not make any Submissions to Mastercard in any communications through this Site or otherwise. Nonetheless, if you do send us a Submission, despite our request not to do so, then such Submission shall immediately become the property of Mastercard and Mastercard shall exclusively now and hereinafter own all rights, title and interest therein. Furthermore, Mastercard shall be free to use any Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing and marketing products and services. Mastercard shall not be liable for such use or disclosure of such Submission or for any similarities in the Submission and any future Mastercard products and services.
Merchant and Merchants Offers
Merchants may provide to eligible Mastercard cardholders certain discounts, rebates or other benefits (e.g. free shipping) on the purchases of goods and services ("Offers") that will be available on the Mastercard Site. Such Offers are subject to certain terms and conditions and may change at any time without notice to you. Mastercard will not be liable for any loss or damage incurred as a result of any interaction between you and a merchant with respect to such Offers. Except as set forth herein, all matters, including but not limited to delivery of goods and services, returns, and warranties are solely and strictly between you and the applicable merchants. You acknowledge that Mastercard and does not endorse or warrant the merchants that are accessible through the Mastercard Site nor the Offers that they provide.
Third-Party Content and Links to Other Web Sites
Mastercard recognizes the importance of respecting the privacy of those who visit and choose to take advantage of the programs and information offered on our web sites. The Mastercard Global Privacy Notice (linked below) provides an overview of what you can expect when you browse the Mastercard Site. Different or program specific policies may be applicable to our country-specific or program-specific pages. Please see the link at the bottom of any page for the applicable version of our policy. Click here to view our Global Privacy Notice.
Disclaimer of Warranties
While Mastercard will use reasonable efforts to ensure that all material on this Mastercard Site is correct; however, accuracy cannot be guaranteed and Mastercard does not assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of any information contained in this Site.
THE MASTERCARD SITE AND ALL CONTENT CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS," AND "AS AVAILABLE," AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE/NONINFRINGEMENT, QUALITY OF INFORMATION, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NO INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU FROM MASTERCARD THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. WITHOUT LIMITATION, MASTERCARD DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY OF THE MASTERCARD SITE, THAT THE MASTERCARD SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE, THA DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT THE MASTERCARD SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK, ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE IS PROVIDED AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR ANY DATA LOSS THAT MAY RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE RESULTING FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES. PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Disclaimer of Damages and Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL MASTERCARD OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PROPERTY DAMAGE, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC LOSS, LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF PROFITS, WITHOUT REGARD TO THE FORM OF ACTION (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTIONS) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OR ACCESS OF THE MASTERCARD SITE OR ITS CONTENT, EVEN IF MASTERCARD OR ITS BUSINESS PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES OR AFFILIATES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS. IN NO EVENT SHALL MASTERCARD'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, OR ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100) (WHICHEVER IS LESS), FOR ACCESSING OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY ACTIVITY RELATED TO ANY MASTERCARD SITE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Mastercard is a leading payment services organization. Mastercard is not a financial institution and does not issue credit, debit, check or payment cards of any type of nature. Your Mastercard branded payment card relationship is with an issuing bank or financial institution, and not with Mastercard directly. Any and all questions or issues regarding your Mastercard branded payment card or cardholder account should be directed to the bank or financial institution that issued your card, and not to Mastercard. While Mastercard has a relationship with your issuing bank or financial institution, that relationship does not pertain to individual cardholders or payment card accounts.
The Mastercard Site is operated by Mastercard and its affiliates.
Content and software from the Mastercard Site may be subject to U.S. export jurisdiction and the import jurisdiction of other countries. In connection with your use of this Site, you are solely responsible for complying with all applicable export, re-export, and import control laws and regulations of all applicable jurisdictions, including, but not limited to, those of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Administration Regulations, 15 CFR Parts 730-774, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, country-specific economic sanctions programs implemented by the Office of Foreign Assets Control and export and import control laws and regulations of any other countries. You may not, directly or indirectly, use, distribute, transfer or transmit content or software from this Site, whether by way of a direct product or of such materials or products, software, or other technical information into which content or software from this Site has been incorporated, except in compliance with all applicable export and import laws and regulations of all relevant jurisdictions.
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Customer Service and Contact Information
Mastercard International Incorporated
2000 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY 10577 USA
Phone: 1-800-MASTERCARD (1-800-627-8372)