Terms of Service
Acceptance of Terms
Restrictions on Use of Website
You may not, for commercial or public purposes, copy, modify, upload, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, transfer, resell, or republish any of the Content of this website without the prior written consent of Farm Credit Illinois, which consent may be withheld in Farm Credit Illinois’ sole discretion. Unauthorized use of the FCI Website and systems, including but not limited to unauthorized entry into Farm Credit Illinois systems, misuse of passwords, or misuse of any information posted on this website is strictly prohibited and may subject you to prosecution. Your eligibility for particular products and services is subject to final determination by Farm Credit Illinois.
Certain features or services offered on or through the FCI Website may require you to register, enroll, or create an account (including setting up a user ID and password). You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You agree to notify Farm Credit Illinois immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of security. However, you may be held liable for losses incurred by Farm Credit Illinois or any other user of or visitor to the FCI Website due to someone else using your user ID, password or account. We reserve the right to deactivate your account or suspend use of the site for any reason.
You may use the email feature in the?Contact Us?section of this website for general, non-urgent communications with Farm Credit Illinois and to request information. You should not use or rely on this email feature to transmit or request sensitive personal information such as account numbers or to provide time-sensitive notices. In any event, we will not take action based on an email request until we actually receive your message and have a reasonable opportunity to react. We reserve the right to terminate e-mail services and or your use of the Website if email is used for threatening, abusive, obscene, libelous, defamatory or offensive material. Offensive material includes, among other things, sexually explicit messages or other messages that can be construed to be harassment or disparagement of others based on their race, color, religion, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.
Website Links and Embedded Third-Party Features and Content
This Website contains embedded third-party features (such as market information, weather information and the payment calculator), articles and other material written by third parties (collectively “Third Party Content”), and links and pointers to Internet sites, that are not maintained by Farm Credit Illinois (“Third-Party Sites”). Consequently, Farm Credit Illinois cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained on such Third-Party Content or Third-Party Sites. Farm Credit Illinois makes no warranties or representations regarding these Third-Party Content or Third-Party Sites or the information, materials, products or services offered by or on them. Links to Third-Party Sites and Third-Party Content are included solely for your convenience, and do not constitute any endorsement, recommendation or the by, or the opinions of, Farm Credit Illinois. You assume sole responsibility for use of Third-Party Content and Third-Party Sites and the disclaimers set forth herein are equally applicable to such Third-Party Content and Third-Party Sites. By clicking on Third-Party Content and links to Third-Party Sites, you acknowledge that Farm Credit Illinois is not responsible for those features or sites. Farm Credit Illinois does not control the privacy or security practices of third parties and you should read the privacy and security policies of the other features and sites, as their practices may differ from ours.
Trademarks, Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
All text, graphics, images, video, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, materials, trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, logos, sounds, music, artwork, software, embedded features such as market information, weather information and payment calculator, metadata information, industry information and studies and other copyrightable material (collectively, “Content”), including but not limited to the design, structure,? expression, “look and feel” and arrangement of such Content, contained on the FCI Website is owned, controlled or licensed by or to Farm Credit Illinois and/or third-party licensors, and such Content is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws, trade dress and various other intellectual property rights.
You shall have no rights to any proprietary software and related documentation, or any enhancements or modifications thereto associated with or provided to you in order to access the FCI Website.
Unless otherwise stated, Farm Credit Illinois does not accept unsolicited ideas, suggestions, or materials relating to development, design, or marketing of its products and services. Any such postings to this website and electronic mail delivered to Farm Credit Illinois will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and will remain, the exclusive property of Farm Credit Illinois. Farm Credit Illinois may copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate, and otherwise use the item and any information contained therein for any purpose without compensation.
Disclaimer of Warranty
THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED BY FARM CREDIT ILLINOIS ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. FARM CREDIT ILLINOIS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, COMPLETENESS, FUNCTIONALITY OR TIMELINESS OF THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON THIS WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, FARM CREDIT ILLINOIS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS. FARM CREDIT ILLINOIS MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THIS WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS, OR EMAIL SENT FROM FARM CREDIT ILLINOIS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, CURRENT, ACCURATE, COMPLETE, ERROR-FREE OR FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL FARM CREDIT ILLINOIS OR REPRESENTATIVES THEREOF BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR EXPENSES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE, ANY CONTENT OR FUNCTIONALITY CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY EMBEDDED THIRD-PARTY CONTENT, OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE OR USE THEREOF OR INABILITY TO USE BY ANY PARTY, 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 FARM CREDIT ILLINOIS OR REPRESENTATIVES THEREOF, ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, LOSSES OR EXPENSES.
Farm Credit Illinois’ obligations, if any, with regard to its products and services are governed solely by the agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on the FCI Website should be construed to alter such agreements.