Terms and Conditions
Thank you for visiting our site. In this Terms & Conditions of Use Agreement, “we”, “our” or “us” refers to Veterans Lending Group, a division of CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC., VeteransLendingGroup.com and its affiliates (NMLS #3029). Veterans Lending Group and affiliates provide services and use of the site VeteransLendingGroup.com (“VLG”) to you subject to the following terms and conditions.
PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU USE ANY PART OF THIS WEBSITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL THE TERMS & CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN YOU MAY NOT USE THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF ITS FEATURES OR SERVICES. BY USING THIS WEBSITE OR ITS FEATURES OR SERVICES, YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCEPTED THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE IN THEIR ENTIRETY.
YOU MUST BE A U.S. RESIDENT AND BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF ITS FEATURES OR SERVICES.
Effective Date: This Terms & Conditions of Use Agreement was last updated March 2017.
Website Privacy Statement
Account information and certain other information about you are subject to our Website Privacy Statement. For more information, please see our full Website Privacy Statement.
This Terms & Conditions of Use Agreement (“Agreement”) sets forth the website use guidelines and standards of use of VLG for Users and/or Members. Members of VLG must agree to abide by these terms and conditions upon website registration and prior to any mortgage loan application submission. By using the VLG website you (as a “User” or a “Member”) agree to these terms and conditions. A “User” is defined as an unregistered visitor to the website (which means that you simply browse the VLG website, including through a mobile device or otherwise attempt to use VLG without being a registered Member and have access to various VLG tools, loan calculators, amortization tools, credit reporting tools, etc.). A User is different from a Member, whereas a “Member” has registered to establish an account on VLG with all attending privileges including the application and submission for a mortgage loan. Certain areas or features of this website may be restricted to Members who have obtained an ID and password by completing a registration process described on this website. Please be sure to protect and maintain the confidentiality of any information you may obtain in connection with your use of this website. You agree to notify VLG immediately if you believe your ID, password or other identifying information has been lost, stolen or otherwise compromised. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you should immediately discontinue use or viewing of this website. If you wish to become a Member and/or make use of VLG features or services, you must read this Agreement and indicate your acceptance of the same during the registration process. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update the terms and conditions of this Agreement without prior notice. Modifications shall become effective immediately upon being posted at VLG website. Your continued use of the VLG website after amendments are posted constitutes acknowledgement and acceptance of the terms & conditions of use and its modifications. Except as provided in this paragraph, this Agreement may not be amended.
1.) Description of Service – Limited Use License Agreement
Veterans Lending Group operates VeteransLendingGroup.com, which is an online mortgage services company which provides detailed information on mortgage loans and provides a simple proprietary interface whereby members can apply for mortgage loan lending products. VLG provides a secure online application process, with bank grade security SSL certificates with extended validation and encrypted databases, for the transfer of loan application documents, instructions and messages back and forth between authorized signing agents, lenders and approved users. VLG requires Members to create an online account and profile in order to request or use such services. With the combination of services provided by VLG we are able to provide our clients with not just a national solution but a national competitive advantage for all your mortgage lending needs.
By visiting this website you are licensed to use the Content only for the purpose of requesting services on this site. The downloading of the whole or significant portions of any content or database is strictly prohibited. Resale of any Content or database or portion thereof, is also prohibited. Violation of this License Agreement may result in legal action being taken against you.
2.) Proprietary Rights to Content
You acknowledge and agree that this website contains information, data, software, photographs, graphics, text, images, logos, icons, typefaces, audio and video material, and/or other material (collectively referred to as “Content”) protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents, service marks, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media, and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed.
All Content displayed on this site and all software, data and information used to create this site and the Content, including text and images, method of display and presentation, source code, embedded routines and programs and other materials, as well as all copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents and other intellectual property rights, or proprietary rights therein or thereto, are owned by VLG, its affiliates, suppliers or licensors, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and treaties including international trade and export laws. All rights not expressly granted to you by us in this License Agreement are reserved to VLG and you acknowledge and agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights by accessing or downloading copyrighted material or Content from the website as authorized hereunder.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED BY VLG ON AN “AS IS” AND ON AN “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS ONLY. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, VLG MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THIS WEB SITE IN TERMS OF ITS CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. VLG SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY INTERRUPTIONS IN THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE. IN ADDITION, VLG DOES NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THE FOLLOWING: (1) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIRMENTS, (2) THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE, (3) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (4) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIALS OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, (5) THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE IS FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; OR (6) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE INCURRED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. YOU (AND NOT US OR ANY OF VLG’S AFFILIATED COMPANIES OR ANY OF OUR OR THEIR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR VENDORS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION FOR ANY SUCH DAMAGE.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE SITE OR FROM US SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE OR IN THE SERVICE AGREEMENT ITSELF.
THE MATERIAL AVAILABLE THROUGH VLG IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. BEFORE YOU ACT ON ANY INFORMATION YOU’VE FOUND ON THIS SITE, YOU SHOULD INDEPENDENTLY CONFIRM ANY FACTS THAT ARE IMPORTANT TO YOUR DECISION. IF YOU RELY ON ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE AVAILABLE THROUGH VLG, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.
VLG DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THE INFORMATION PROVIDED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND IMPLIED WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES; THEREFORE THE ABOVE-REFERENCED EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
4.) Limitation of Liability
VLG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, AND IN PARTICULAR VLG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOST INCOME, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, OR FOR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES OR RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SITE OR RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OF DATA PROVIDED ON THE SITE BY YOU, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF VLG HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
5.) Waiver of Jury Trial
VLG ALONG WITH ANY USER AND MEMBER HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY AND ALL RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY LEGAL PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY.
You agree to indemnify and hold Veterans Lending Group, VLG, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, attorneys and employees, harmless from any claim or demand of any kind whatsoever, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of the use of this Site or Service, the violation of this Agreement, or infringement by User or Member of the Service using the User’s or Member’s computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity who may have gained access to VLG by using your ID and password.
7.) COPPA Notice
CHILDREN ONLINE PROTECTION ACT NOTIFICATION
***Special Note for Parents or Guardians of Children
The Web site you are visiting was not designed for anyone under the age of 18. We are not responsible for any access or use of this Web site by children or minors under the age of 18. This Web site does not sell products designated for purchase by children under the age of 13 or anyone under the age of 18 nor is it designed for their use or entertainment.
Pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Section 230(d) as amended, we hereby notify you that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. Information identifying providers of such protections are available to you online.
Please see our COPPA Information provided in our Privacy Statement for more information regarding use of this website and children under the age of 13 and anyone under the age of 18.
8.) Technology Export Control
Through the Bureau of Industry and Security and its use of the Export Administration Regulations, the United States government has implemented export control laws that regulate the export and re-export of technology originating from within the United States. This technology includes the electronic transmission of information or software. The export control laws regulate the exporting or re-exporting of this technology to foreign countries and to certain foreign nationals. You agree to abide by these laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the Export Administration Act, U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the Arms Export Control Act and not to transfer, by electronic transmission or otherwise, any Content derived from the website to either a foreign national or foreign destination in violation of such laws.
9.) Modifications and Interruption to Service
VLG reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Website or Service with or without notice to the User or Member. VLG shall not be liable to a User, Member or any third party should VLG exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Website or Service. Each User and Member acknowledges and accepts that VLG does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our Website or Services and operation of our Website may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our operation or control.
10.) Third-Party Sites
VLG may include links to other sites on the Internet or World Wide Web that are owned and operated by online merchants, vendors, suppliers, manufacturers, material men, contractors, subcontractors, service providers and/or other third parties (collectively referred to as “Vendors”). Any such links to Vendors or third party sites are provided for your convenience only, and such links do not imply endorsement by VLG of such other third party sites or Vendor sites or the content contained therein. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any third-party or Vendor site. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those third-party or Vendor sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such sites. Your use of third-party or Vendor sites is subject to the terms & conditions of use and privacy policies of each site, and we are not responsible therein. We encourage all Users or Members to review said terms & conditions and privacy policies of all third-party and Vendor sites.
VLG disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability or validity concerning third party provided services and sites, and you agree that any recourse for dissatisfaction or problems with those services or sites will be sought from the third party provider and not from VLG as you agree to waive any claim you may have against us with respect to such other sites.
11.) Governing Jurisdiction
This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America, without regard to any principals of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to this website or these Terms & Conditions of Use will be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio and the Federal Northern District of Ohio, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.
12.) Compliance with Laws and International Use
You assume all knowledge of applicable law and are responsible for compliance with any such laws. You may not use our website or services in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements.
Furthermore, we make no representation that materials or services on this Website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations outside of the United States do so on their own initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with those local laws and regulations.
13.) Copyright, Trademark and Service Mark Information
All Content included or available on this site, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof is the property of Veterans Lending Group with all rights reserved, or is the property of VeteransLendingGroup.com and/or third parties protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the website, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining, or other commercial exploitation of any kind, without prior written permission of an authorized officer of Veterans Lending Group is strictly prohibited. Users and Members agree that they will not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained therein.
CrossCountry Mortgage™ is a proprietary mark of CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC’s, whose trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not provided by CrossCountryMortgage.com, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among Members, or in any manner that disparages or discredits CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC or CCM.
All other trademarks displayed on VLG’s website are the trademarks of their respective owners and may only be used with the permission of the particular owner. These other trademarks constitute neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of those Vendors. In addition, such use of trademarks or links to the web sites of Vendors is not intended to imply, directly or indirectly, that those Vendors endorse or have any affiliation with VLG.
14.) Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement
We respect the intellectual property of others and we ask our Users and Members to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify us by providing our copyright agent the following information:
A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
Identification of the URL or other specific location on the Website where the material you claim is infringing is located;
Your name, address, telephone number, email address, and statement that you are an authorized person to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright;
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;
An affidavit submitted by you, sworn to and made under the penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are an authorized agent to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Pursuant to Section 512(c) of the Copyright Revision Act, as amended by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Veterans Lending Group and CCM designates the following individual as its agent for receipt of notifications of claimed copyright infringement.
Attention: Legal Department
6850 Miller Road
Brecksville, OH 44141
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CCM retains the right, at our sole discretion, to terminate any Member accounts involved with botnets and related activities. If any hostnames are used as command and control points for botnets, CCM reserves the right to direct the involved hostnames to a honeypot, loopback address, logging facility, or any other destination at our discretion.
Use of VeteransLendingGroup.com by you for spamming is strictly prohibited.
17.) Miscellaneous Terms
These Terms & Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us, superseding any prior agreements and understandings, and govern your use of the Website, excepting there from any additional terms required for Members under any posted Membership Agreement. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. Our failure to enforce or exercise any right or provision of these Terms & Conditions of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms & Conditions of Use shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially-enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and in full force and effect. You agree that these Terms & Conditions of Use and any other agreements referenced herein, may be assigned by CCM, in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger or acquisition. The section titles and headings in these Terms & Conditions of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by these Terms & Conditions of Use.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by and for us.
In making a loan inquiry, application or in entering into any other transaction or request for information on this website, you agree to provide accurate, true, current, and complete information upon which CCM may rely. All loan approvals, pre-qualifications, pre-approvals, rate locks, deposit and refund agreements, and the like, are only made by CCM in writing. Approvals, pre-qualifications and pre-approvals are conditional in accordance with their terms except as maybe specifically provided for in writing signed by CCM.
Your communications with CCM via the website, pc-talk, online chat, email, and telephone may be recorded or monitored and by using such communications methods you are consenting to the recording or monitoring of the same.
From time to time, CCM may offer you the option to participate in contests, sweepstakes, or surveys. If you would like to participate, we may ask you for contact information, preferences or other information. This information may be used to conduct research, improve our offerings, or contact you regarding home financing or award prizes. Our contests or sweepstakes may have separate rules and we will identify how the information that you supply will be used in each case.
Credit reporting agencies may share your information with other companies when you apply for a home loan. This may cause you to receive Email or phone calls that you didn’t ask for, offering credit cards, refinancing or other loan products.
You can stop these calls and Emails by opting out of these prescreened credit offers. Simply call (888) 567-8688 or visit www.optoutprescreen.com.
By submitting information to CCM through this website or otherwise you are making an inquiry as to lending programs and services offered by CCM and give CCM permission to contact you through Email, fax, or telephone, or any means, even if your phone number is on a “Do Not Call” list.
Certain sections or pages on this Website may contain separate terms and conditions, which are in addition to these Terms & Conditions of Use. In the event of a conflict, the additional terms and conditions will govern for those sections or pages.
I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED ABOVE.
Veterans Lending Group and VeteransLendingGroup.com will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly respond and resolve any problem or question.
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