Please read these Terms and conditions (the “Terms”) carefully before using this website or purchasing the Services. These Terms apply to all visitors to or users of the National Expungement Database website located at http://www.nedcenter.com or any other websites operated by National Expungement Database Center, LLC or any of its affiliates (collectively, the “Website”). By using this Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. These Terms also apply to all users of the Services offered on the Website or otherwise provided by us. If you do not agree to the Terms of this Agreement, please do not use this Website or otherwise accept the Expungement Clearing Services.
National Expungement Database Center, LLC (referred to as “NEDC,” “we,” “us” and “our”) reserves the right to change these Terms, in whole or in part, at our sole discretion, and to provide you with notice of such change by any reasonable means, including without limitation posting the revised draft of these Terms on the Website. You should always check these Terms prior to using the Website or purchasing the Services. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to these Terms will mean that you accept those changes.
We own and operate the Website. The contents of the Website are copyrighted under United States copyright laws. Except as stated in these Terms, none of the material on the Website or otherwise provided to you by NEDC including each and every web page and related images, videos or other digital assets (collectively, the “Information”) may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, uploaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any way. You may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense, copy or create derivative works from the Website or the Information. You may not use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the Website’s architecture, or extract information about its usage or users. You may not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, search engine or manual process to monitor or copy the Website or the Information without our prior written consent. You may not copy, modify, reproduce, republish, distribute, display, or transmit for commercial, nonprofit or public purposes all or any portion of the Website, except to the extent authorized by us. You may not use or otherwise export or re-export the Website or any portion of it, the Information or any software available on or through the Website in violation of the export control laws and regulations of the United States of America. Any unauthorized use of the Website or the Information is prohibited.
“NEDC” and our other trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos appearing on the Website are our proprietary trademarks. The use of any of our trademarks is strictly prohibited, except as expressly provided by these Terms.
“Expungement Clearing Service” means the criminal database update services offered for a Fee by NEDC that helps assure that background check companies have updated a record to accurately reflect a court's order that you or, in the case of Service Providers, your client’s criminal record(s) has been expunged, set aside or otherwise modified by the court. By completing the online form and attaching a copy of the granting order, you certify that the information is true and accurate and authorize NEDC to provide this case information to providers of criminal data information for the express and limited purpose of updating their records to reflect that the criminal record has been cleared or modified in you or your client’s favor. We will update our criminal record expungement database which will furnish the data to certain criminal background providers nationwide. You, directly or on behalf of your clients, acknowledge that NEDC is acting as an agent on your behalf with respect to such services and as a result is not furnishing information in a manner governed by 15 U.S.C. § 1681s-2. NEDC reserves the right to update and modify this list of companies to the extent necessary to provide Expungement Clearing Services or as otherwise required by law. “Services” includes the Expungement Clearing Service.
You may be required to register with us in order to access certain areas of the Website, for example, to purchase our products or otherwise initiate Transactions (as defined below). With respect to any registration, we may refuse to grant you, and you may not use, a user name or email address that:
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password you use to access the Website. You agree not to transfer your password or user name, or lend or otherwise transfer your use of or access to the Website, to any third party. You are fully responsible for all Transactions (including any information transmitted in connection with any Transactions) and other interactions with the Website or otherwise that occur in connection with your user name. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or user name or any other breach of security related to your account, your user name or the Website. You also agree that you will “log off” and exit from your account with the Website (if applicable) at the end of each session. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with any of these obligations.
We expect users of the Website to respect the law as well as the rights and dignity of others. While using the Website, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Your use of the Website is conditioned on your compliance with the rules of conduct below. Your failure to comply with these rules of conduct may result in termination of your access to the Website. You agree that you will not post, transmit, redistribute, upload, or promote any communications, content or materials that:
Additionally, you acknowledge and agree that you (and not us) are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telecommunications, broadband, and computer hardware, equipment, and services needed to access and use the Website, and for paying all charges related to using the Website.
We reserve the right, with or without prior notice, to:
The price and availability of any product or service offered are subject to change without notice, and we will not be responsible for errors in the prices or descriptions of any products or services. Refunds and exchanges will be subject to our refund and exchange policies in effect at the time the Transaction is made. You agree to pay all charges that may be incurred by you or on your behalf, at the price(s) in effect when the charges are incurred, including without limitation all shipping and handling charges. You are also responsible for any taxes that may be applicable to your Transactions.
We control and operate the Website from our offices located in the State of Ohio, United States of America. The Website is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than those of the United States. Unless otherwise specified, the materials made available through the Website are presented solely for the purpose of providing services and promoting products available in the United States. We make no representation or warranty that the Website, or any products, services, or materials made available through the Website, are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws, rules and regulations, if and to the extent local laws, rules or regulations are applicable.
THE WEBSITE, THE MATERIALS, THE CONTENT AND THE RELATED SERVICES INCLUDING THE EXPUNGEMENT CLEARING SERVICE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” WE DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE WEBSITE, THE MATERIALS, THE CONTENT AND THE RELATED SERVICES AND PRODUCTS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY MATERIAL ON OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. ANY RELIANCE ON OR USE OF THESE MATERIALS IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY:
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
While we try to maintain the integrity and security of the Website and the servers from which the Website is operated, the Website may include inaccuracies, errors and materials that violate or conflict with these Terms. Additionally, third parties may make unauthorized alterations to the Website. If you become aware of any unauthorized third party alteration to the Website, contact us at email@example.com with a description of the materials at issue and the URL or location on the applicable Website where these materials appear.
IN NO EVENT SHALL NEDC, ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES (THE FOREGOING ENTITIES, COLLECTIVELY, THE “NEDC ENTITIES”) BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF:
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR SUBMISSIONS, TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA OR FOR ANY MATERIAL OR DATA SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY THREATENING, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONTENT OR CONDUCT OF ANY OTHER PARTY, OR ANY INFRINGEMENT BY A THIRD PARTY OF ANOTHER'S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, PRIVACY OR OTHER RIGHTS. IN NO EVENT WILL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN AGREEMENT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THESE TERMS, THE WEBSITE, YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, OR THE SERVICES EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR USING OR ACCESSING THE WEBSITE OR OTHER SERVICES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE EXPUNGEMENT CLEARING SERVICE.
You will indemnify and hold the NEDC Entities harmless from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, causes of action and other proceedings arising from or related to any of the following (the “Claims”):
You agree to reimburse the NEDC Entities on demand for any damages, losses, costs, judgments, fees, fines and other expenses they incur (including attorneys’ fees and court costs) as a result of any Claims.
These Terms are effective until we terminate them. You agree that we, at our sole discretion, may terminate your access to or use of the Website or availability of Services, at any time and for any reason. Upon any such termination, your right to use the Website and obligations NEDC may have with regard to the Services will immediately cease. You agree that any termination of your access to or use of the Website may be effected without prior notice, and that we may immediately deactivate or delete any user name and/or password you used or provided, and all related information and files associated therewith, and/or bar any further access to such information or files. You agree that we will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Website or to receive the Services, or to any related information or files, and will not be required to make such information or files available to you after any such termination. We reserve the right to takes steps that we believe are necessary or appropriate to enforce and/or verify compliance with these Terms (including without limitation in connection with any legal process relating to your use of the Website and/or a third party claim that your use of the Website is unlawful or violates such third party’s rights).
Californians have rights to the following information pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1789.3 and California Business and Professions Code Section 17538. We are located at P.O. Box 425, Dayton, Ohio 45409. Currently there are no charges to consumers for use of the Website, other than the cost of any Services purchased therein and any applicable taxes, shipping fees, and other charges associated with such purchases. We reserve the right to change our pricing. Please feel free to contact us to resolve a complaint regarding any aspect of our Service by writing to P.O. Box 425, Dayton, Ohio 45409 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon your request, you may have these Terms sent to you by e-mail. The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the Department of Consumer Affairs in California may be contacted in writing at 400 R. Street, Suite 3090, Sacramento, CA 95814 or by calling 1-800-952-5210.
These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Dayton, Ohio, for any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to these Terms, your use of the Website or any Expungement Clearing Service, including related services or products.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us and governs your use of the Website, superseding any prior agreements between you and us regarding the Website or the purchase of services, including the Expungement Clearing Service. If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then you agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Website or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of these Terms. You do not have any authority of any kind to bind us in any respect whatsoever. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for in these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of any other rights under these Terms. We will not be liable for any failure to perform our obligations under these Terms if the failure results from any cause beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation, mechanical, electronic, or communications failure or degradation. You may not assign, transfer, or sub-licensable these Terms without our prior written consent. We may transfer, assign, or delegate these Terms and our rights and obligations without consent.
NEDC permits third parties to facilitate the offering of these Expungement Clearing Services to the affected consumer (“Service Providers”). By doing so, all such Service Providers acknowledge that they have provided a copy of these Terms to the individual who is the subject or beneficiary of the Expungement Clearing Services. The Service Providers agrees to be bound by all the terms and conditions included in these Terms.