Welcome to teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits. The following Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the terms of a legal agreement between you and the Board of Trustees of the Teamsters’ National Benefit Plan (“TNBP”) in relation to your electronic access to and use of the online services provided by TNBP through this website (“teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits” or the “website”).
Please review the following terms carefully.
By accessing, browsing or using teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to the terms set out below. These Terms and Conditions of Use become binding upon you at your initial sign in to teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits, and your acceptance applies to any subsequent use of teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits. TNBP may, in its sole discretion, modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms and Conditions of Use without liability or notice to you. You agree that any subsequent use by you of this website following changes to these Terms and Conditions of Use shall constitute your acceptance of all such changes.
TNBP strongly recommends that you review the Terms and Conditions of Use periodically including during any subsequent logins to ensure that you remain comfortable with the terms.
If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, you may not access or use teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits.
DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The information provided on teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits, including, but not limited to, data, interpretation or application of official TNBP documents (which include applicable legislation and regulations) and TNBP rules, and the calculations of projected benefits, may contain errors, including but not limited to, being incomplete, inaccurate or incorrect. Changes may be made at any time to teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits and the information herein, including account information, without prior notice. TNBP assumes no responsibility for the information provided on the website and makes no warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the accuracy of any data entered into the website, the correct interpretation or application of official TNBP documents and TNBP rules, and the calculations of projected benefits or service purchase costs for the User. To rely on TNBP documents please contact TNBP to obtain copies of official TNBP documents.
Although considerable care has been taken in preparing and maintaining the information and materials contained on teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits, they are provided on an “as is” basis, without warranty of any kind expressed or implied. TNBP is not responsible or liable in any manner for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, however caused, arising out of your use of teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits and/or any web browser, including without limitation any damages you may suffer if you transmit confidential or sensitive information to TNBP or if TNBP communicates such information to you at your request over the Internet, or any damages caused to computer systems, software or electronic files by computer viruses, “worms”, “Trojan horses” or other items or forces of an intrusive, disruptive or destructive nature, and all such responsibility and liability is expressly disclaimed.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT WILL TNBP HAVE ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH TEAMSTERSBENEFITS.CA/BENEFITS FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER LEGAL BASIS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR ACCESS TO, OR ANY INCONVENIENCE, DELAY OR LOSS OF USE OF OR ACCESS TO, THE WEBSITE, ANY CONTENT OR ANY LINKS OR FAILURE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED AS A RESULT OF OMISSIONS OR INACCURACIES IN THE WEBSITE, ANY CONTENT OR ANY LINKS OR THE TRANSMISSION OF CONFIDENTIAL OR SENSITIVE INFORMATION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKS). THESE LIMITATIONS APPLY EVEN IF THE PARTY LIABLE OR ALLEGEDLY LIABLE HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS OR IF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE WAS FORESEEABLE.
YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT TNBP IS ENTERING INTO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND IS MAKING THE WEBSITE AND LINKS AVAILABLE IN RELIANCE UPON THE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY AND THE DISCLAIMERS SET FORTH HEREIN AND THAT THE SAME FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF THE CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND TNBP. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY AND THE DISCLAIMERS SET FORTH HEREIN WILL SURVIVE, AND CONTINUE TO APPLY IN THE CASE OF, A FUNDAMENTAL BREACH OR BREACHES, THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF CONTRACT, THE FAILURE OF ANY EXCLUSIVE REMEDY OR THE TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION BY TNBP OF YOUR USE OF, OR ACCESS TO, THE WEBSITE.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
The website may provide links to third parties or content posted on third party websites including links that provide you with opportunities that may be of interest to you (the “Links”). TNBP provides Links as a convenience only and the Links do not constitute an endorsement or approval by TNBP of the organisations that operate such websites, the content on such websites, or of such third party products and services. Further, TNBP is not responsible for any agreement you enter into through your use of the Links. You acknowledge that in providing the Links TNBP:
- Does not endorse any third party website or content accessible via the Links;
- Does not act as editor, publisher or disseminator of any content accessible via the Links and does not control or monitor any third party website;
- Does not make any representation or warranty of any kind in relation to the Links;
- Is not responsible (directly or indirectly) for the accuracy, relevancy, completeness, timeliness or legality of any content accessible via the Links or for any services provided to you through your use of the Links; and
- Is not responsible (directly or indirectly) in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, your use of, or reliance on, any of the Links.
You agree that you are solely responsible for taking all protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements, abiding by the terms and conditions of use and privacy policies posted at the third party websites and for evaluating the content accessible via the Links for relevance and reliability and bearing all risks associated with your use of, and reliance on, any such content.
LINKS TO THE WEBSITE ON THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
If you want to include a link to teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits on your website (the “Third Party Link”), you must:
- provide TNBP with prior written notice describing the nature and features of your website and the proposed appearance and location of the Third Party Link; and
- obtain the prior written consent of TNBP to establish the Third Party Link and abide by any terms and conditions required by TNBP as part of its consent.
TNBP may at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion, revoke its consent to establish a Third Party Link, with or without cause, upon notice to you.
Upon exercise of this right by TNBP you must immediately remove all of your links to teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits. If you refuse or neglect to remove all of your links to teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits you acknowledge that such refusal or neglect will result in immediate and irreparable damage to TNBP and that TNBP shall be entitled to relief in the way of temporary and permanent injunctions and such other and further relief as a court may deem just and proper.
TNBP is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any content available on a third party website that has established a link to teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits.
REGISTRATION, ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD
Some content on teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits may require registration. If you choose to register to access such content you agree to provide accurate and current information about yourself as required by the relevant registration process and to promptly update such information as necessary to ensure that it is kept accurate and complete. Your use of the content that requires registration is subject to the terms and conditions set out in this document and your use of that content signifies that you have read and understood those terms, conditions and disclaimers.
By registering for an account through the website you agree:
- to safeguard your account;
- to only sign into the website using your account credentials (username and password);
- to take fully responsibility for all activities that occur under your username and password; and
- to protect your username and password (and any other account identifiers) which you choose or are assigned as a result of any registration process.
You further agree to:
- notify TNBP immediately of any unauthorised use of your password or account; and
- ensure that you log out of your account and close your browser window upon completing your use of ca/benefits.
TNBP shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, your failure to comply with this section of these Terms and Conditions of Use.
PRIVACY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
The internet is not a secure medium of communication and TNBP cannot guarantee the privacy of user information inputted on teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits or sent to TNBP on the internet. The website is encrypted to maximise protection and security.
TNBP gathers and analyses certain information of a non-personal nature regarding site usage from all visitors to teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits. Such data is used in aggregate form to assist TNBP in determining general usage patterns and to fine tune the layout of the website in order to provide an enhanced online experience for our visitors. Such site usage and statistical information may be disclosed to third parties at TNBP’s discretion.
The website may permit users to update or change their personal information such as home or email address, or update or change information about how payments will be made. Any information provided and any changes made by a user are not reviewed, audited or verified by TNBP. Users are responsible for ensuring that information provided and any changes made to their personal information are accurate and complete, and such users are solely responsible for any errors or omissions.
You acknowledge and agree that TNBP and our licensors retain ownership of all intellectual property rights of any kind related to teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits, including applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights. Information on this website may be used by you only for your personal, non-commercial use, but may not be republished, retransmitted, reproduced, taken out of context or presented in a misleading or discriminatory manner. Other product and company names that are mentioned on teamstersbenefits.ca/benefits may be trademarks of their respective owners. Any rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by TNBP.
Communication by email over the internet or other publicly accessible networks is not secure, and is subject to possible loss, interception or alteration while in transit. TNBP does not assume any liability for any damage you or any third party may experience or costs you may incur as a result of sending email to TNBP or of TNBP sending email to you, including any such email that may contain your personal, financial or confidential information.
USER CONSENT TO RECEIVE COMMUNICATIONS IN ELECTRONIC FORM
To the extent permitted by law, TNBP may use your email address to send you other messages, including information about TNBP. You may opt out of such email by changing your account settings, sending an email to:
or mail to:
Teamsters’ National Benefit Plan
1610 Kebet Way, Port Coquitlam, BC