National Verification Registry
PO Box 41400
Des Moines, IA 50311
|Use of this System|
|AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND NATIONAL VERIFICATION REGISTRY|
Notary Public Background Check (NPBC) is a Web service operated by the National Verification Registry ("NVR") for the purpose of independent credential verification of United States notaries public. Credential verification may take the form of:
For convenience, we will refer to the content on the Notary Public Background Check Web site and content on other Notary Public Background Check-related Web sites together as the "Notary Public Background Check Web Site." We will refer to the content available on the Notary Public Background Check Web Site and the services available as part of Notary Public Background Check together as the "Notary Public Background Check Services."
- Identity verification,
- Verification of an existing certification,
- An independent criminal background screen, and
- Verification of an independent criminal background screen.
COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION
PRIVACY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
As a notary public applicant, you are required to provide personal information to NVR through the NPBC Web Site in order to access the Notary Public Background Check Services. NVR will only use your personal information in accordance with the terms of the Notary Public Background Check Privacy Statement.
If NVR has provided you with account information, such as a user name and password, for the purpose of reviewing your verification application status or making changes to the manner in which your results are displayed on the NPBC web site or to whom they are to be communicated, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of that account information. Furthermore, you are responsible for all activities that occur in your account and you agree to notify NVR immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. NVR is not responsible for any loss that you may incur as a result of any unauthorized person using your account or your password.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES
You are solely responsible for any dealings with third parties (including advertisers) who support the Notary Public Background Check Services or are identified in the Web pages that are part of the Notary Public Background Check Services, including the delivery of and payment for goods and services.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
You also may not use the Notary Public Background Check Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Notary Public Background Check Services or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of them. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Notary Public Background Check account, computer systems or networks associated with the Notary Public Background Check Services. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Notary Public Background Check Services.
NVR'S RIGHT TO USE FEEDBACK OR SUGGESTIONS YOU SUBMIT
NVR wants your voluntary feedback and suggestions on the Notary Public Background Check Services so that we can continually improve the services for you and other customers. When you submit feedback and suggestions, please understand that NVR needs to have full rights to use your feedback and suggestions without any encumbrances. In particular, you should understand that by submitting any feedback or suggestions to NVR concerning the Notary Public Background Check Services, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control the rights necessary to do so and you are granting NVR and its affiliated companies permission to:
(a) Use, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, publish, sublicense, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any such feedback or suggestions; and
(b) Sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the feedback or suggestions.
These grants include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such feedback or suggestions, including rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws in any relevant jurisdiction. No compensation will be paid with respect to NVR's use of the materials contained within such feedback or suggestions. NVR is under no obligation to post or use any materials you may provide and may remove such materials at any time at NVR 's sole discretion.
This section is not applicable to any personally identifiable information that you provide in connection with your application for the Notary Public Background Check Services. For terms and conditions governing the use of such information and for more information on how the Notary Public Background Check Services work, please refer to the Notary Public Background Check Privacy Statement.
This section also is not applicable to any documents, information, or other data that you upload, transmit or otherwise submit to or through any Notary Public Background Check participating sites and services. Please refer to the terms and conditions for such Notary Public Background Check participating sites and services to determine the rights of the Web site or service provider to such documents, information and/or data.
SOFTWARE AND CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE NOTARY PUBLIC BACKGROUND CHECK SERVICES
NVR AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE NOTARY PUBLIC BACKGROUND CHECK SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. NVR AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
NVR provides information about how to use the Notary Public Background Check Services on the Web pages that are part of the Services. If you have any questions about the Notary Public Background Check Services or any problems that you would like to report, please contact us using the Contact Us page at http://www.notarypublicbackgroundcheck.com/contact.asp.
TERMINATION AND RESTRICTION OF ACCESS
NVR reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Notary Public Background Check Services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY NOTICES
All contents of the Notary Public Background Check Web Site are: Copyright © 2006-2010 by National Verification Registry and/or its suppliers, c/o National Verification Registry, PO Box 41400, Des Moines, Iowa 50311 U.S.A. All rights reserved.
Notary Public Background Check, NPBC and the NPBC Logo are trademarks of the National Verification Registry. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
Last Update: June 2010