Terms and Conditions

This website is the property of The Co-operators. The use of this website is subject to these terms and conditions, our privacy policy, and all applicable laws. By accessing and using this website, you are accepting these terms and conditions without limitations and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and all applicable laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms and conditions, please exit this website immediately.

General

The term "The Co-operators" means, collectively, The Co-operators Group Limited and any of its related, affiliated and subsidiary corporations, including (without limitation) Co-operators General Insurance Company, Co-operators Life Insurance Company, COSECO Insurance Company, HB Group Insurance Management Ltd., Federated Agencies Limited, Co-operators Financial Services Limited, CUMIS General Insurance Company, CUMIS Life Insurance Company, The Sovereign General Insurance Company, The Edge Benefits Inc. and Premier Marine Insurance Managers Group (West) Inc.

The Co-operators reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these terms and conditions at any time without notice to you, and your continuing use of this website following such modifications shall indicate your acceptance of such modifications. You should periodically revisit this page in order to review the latest version of these terms and conditions.

The laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein (without regard to conflict of law provisions) shall govern your use of this website, the materials and information provided on this website and these terms and conditions. Any legal action or proceeding relating to this website shall be governed exclusively by the courts of the Province of Ontario and all courts of appeal therefrom. If you access this website from a location outside of Canada, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

If any provision of these terms and conditions are found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or void, then that provision shall be deemed to be severable from the rest of these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions of these terms and conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. The Co-operators' failure to enforce, or delay in enforcing, any of these terms and conditions shall not operate as a waiver of any of The Co-operators' rights or privileges under these terms and conditions. When it is appropriate, a word used in the masculine gender includes the feminine gender, and vice versa.

The Co-operators does not warrant that this website will always be available or that it will meet your requirements, nor does it warrant that access will not be interrupted, or that there will be no delays, failures, errors or omissions, or loss of transmitted information. The Co-operators assumes no liability for loss or damages (including direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages) that may result from any of the foregoing.

These terms and conditions are of general application to this website, and are supplementary to any disclaimer, term or condition of specific application on a particular webpage provided on this website. In case of conflict, the specific disclaimers, terms and conditions shall govern over these terms and conditions.

Products and services of The Co-operators are only offered in jurisdictions where they may be lawfully offered for sale. Not all products and services are available in your province or territory of residence. Discounts, coverage and eligibility vary by province and territory. All products and services are subject to the terms of the applicable agreements and laws that apply thereto. In case of any discrepancy between any such agreement and this website, the agreement will govern. The information on this website does not constitute an offer or solicitation by anyone in any jurisdiction in which an offer or solicitation cannot legally be made, or to any person to whom it is unlawful to make a solicitation.

The insurance coverage described in this website is underwritten by Co-operators General Insurance Company, Co-operators Life Insurance Company or by third party insurance companies which have entered into agreements with The Co-operators and is administered by Co-operators General Insurance Company or Co-operators Life Insurance Company.

Disclaimer

The material and information provided on this website is provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. The Co-operators disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this website, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

Without limiting the generality of the previous paragraph, The Co-operators does not guarantee that the material and information provided on this website will be up-to-date, complete or accurate. Such material and information is subject to change without notice.

It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of any opinions, services or other information provided on this website. The opinions, services and other information provided on this website do not constitute, and The Co-operators is not rendering, legal, accounting or other professional advice, and The Co-operators disclaims and does not assume any liability whatsoever with respect to such opinions, services or other information.

The Co-operators disclaims all liability arising from the use of this website or the materials and information provided on this website by any user, including any losses, damages, lawsuits, claims or expenses a user may incur as a result of accessing or using this website or such materials or information. Further, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in no event shall The Co-operators be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the access or use of this website or the materials and information provided on this website, even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Copyright and Trademarks

Unless otherwise noted, the graphic images, buttons, layout and text contained in this website are protected by copyright and are the exclusive property of The Co-operators, represent only part of the intellectual property of The Co-operators, and may not be copied, redistributed, reproduced, republished, stored in any medium, re-transmitted, modified or made public for commercial use, in whole or in part, without the express written consent of The Co-operators. Users of this website may copy any materials or information provided on this website and display and use such materials or information for their own personal use, but may not republish or reproduce such materials or information in any manner, including electronic reproduction by uploading or downloading for commercial or other uses, without the prior written consent of The Co-operators. Where the copying or republication of materials or information provided on this website is permitted by these terms and conditions or by the written consent of The Co-operators, an acknowledgment of the source must be included whenever such materials or information are copied or republished.

Certain names, words, titles, phrases, logos, icons, graphics or designs contained in this website may constitute trade names, registered or unregistered trademarks or service marks of The Co-operators or third parties. Such trade names, trademarks and service marks are protected by applicable laws, and may not be used except with the prior written consent of The Co-operators or the applicable third party. Any unauthorized downloading, re-transmission, or other copying or modification of trade names, trademarks and service marks found on this website may be a violation of statutory or common law rights which could subject the violator to legal action. The display of logos on pages of this website does not imply that a license of any kind has been granted to anyone else. The Co-operators prohibits the use of its logos and registered names as hyperlinks to any other websites without written authorization. All rights reserved.

Specific Attributions

The symbols ® and TM designate Canadian registered trademark and unregistered trademark status respectively.

OneStep™, used under license from Co-operators General Insurance Company.

CLIC™ and the CLIC™ design are trademarks of CUMIS Life Insurance Company and are used under license.

CUIS™ and the CUIS™ design are trademarks of Credit Union Central of Canada and are used under license.

CUMIS® is a trademark of CUMIS Insurance Society, Inc. and is used under license.

Hyperlinks

The Co-operators does not guarantee that any hyperlink provided on this website will be accurate at the time of your access. Moreover, the website pointed at by a hyperlink provided on this website may be developed and maintained by persons over whom The Co-operators has no control. The Co-operators cannot and does not monitor third party websites, and, accordingly, The Co-operators makes no representations or warranties regarding, and assumes no responsibility for, any websites pointed at by a hyperlink provided on this website or otherwise referenced on this website. The inclusion on this website of a hyperlink to a third party website is not an endorsement of, and does not constitute our approval of, the website to which the hyperlink points, the relevant third party, or its goods or services. Hyperlinks are provided on this website solely for your convenience. Accessing a website via a hyperlink provided on this website is entirely at your own risk.

Data Transmission

The Co-operators has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any transmission made to or from this website. The Co-operators is committed to respecting the privacy of your personal information. However, the internet is not a secure medium of communication and, accordingly, The Co-operators cannot assure the privacy or security of any information that you input into this website or transmit to us over the internet via this website, via email or otherwise. The Co-operators is not responsible for any damages that you or others may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of any such personal information during its input into this website or its transmission to us, or in our communicating such personal information to you at your request.

Quality

The Co-operators does not warrant that any information, software or other material accessible through this website is free of viruses, worms, trojan horses or other disruptive, destructive or harmful components.

Online Tools and Calculators

Any online tools and interactive calculators made available on this website are for informational purposes only. Although we believe such tools and calculators are accurate and complete, The Co-operators makes no warranty, nor accepts any liability related to their use. While these tools and calculators may be useful to you, The Co-operators does not intend, nor should you regard the results of your usage as financial, legal, tax or accounting advice, or advice regarding the suitability or profitability of any product or investment, or any decision in respect thereof. No reliance may be placed on us for any such advice and we encourage you to seek personalized advice from qualified professionals. Calculations or projected results are provided for illustration only and are not guaranteed to be accurate or complete, being based on hypotheses. Any default values are provided for illustrative purposes only and solely as a reference.

Online Quotes

Any quotes provided by the tools contained on this website are estimates only, and are neither an acceptance of insurance nor a guarantee of insurability. Such quotes are based on the information you have provided and do not include any applicable taxes. For your convenience, we have preselected the coverages, limits, and deductibles most often chosen by our clients. You can customize your coverage to better suit your needs and budget. Further information will be necessary to provide you with a final quote and, accordingly, the actual premium may be higher or lower than the premium described in the quote provided by the tools contained on this website. You must contact The Co-operators to obtain a final quote and finalize your transaction. You must provide us with all known facts which are likely to materially influence us in the appraisal of the risk, the setting of the premium or our decision to provide you with coverage. In the event of a difference between the premium estimated on-line and that quoted by The Co-operators, whether higher or lower, the premium quoted by The Co-operators will apply.

Please be advised that in requesting an online quote you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, and such collection use and disclosure shall be governed by our privacy policy. Where you provide us with the personal information of a third party, you confirm that such third party has authorized you to disclose such personal information to us. For more information on our privacy policy and the third party sources that may be involved, please click here.

Contest Rules

Rules and Regulations of The Co-operators Go Paperless “Cash Giveaway” Contest

The contest will run from July 1, 2017 at 12:01am Eastern Time (ET) to December 31, 2017 at 11:59pm ET. Click here for full contest rules.

Additional Terms and Conditions - Mobile Applications

The terms and conditions set forth above along with the additional terms and conditions set out below (collectively, the "Terms") apply to your use of the following mobile applications, which are each referred to in these additional terms and conditions as an "Application", and which are collectively referred to in these additional terms and conditions as the "Applications":

  • The Co-operators Mobile Application; and
  • Benefits Now Mobile Application.

When applying the terms and conditions set forth above, the term "this website" shall be read as "the Applications". In the event of a conflict between the terms and conditions set forth above and the additional terms and conditions set out below, the terms and conditions set forth above shall govern.

The Applications are available for download from third party mobile application stores and may be used on smart phones and tablets (collectively, "Mobile Devices" and each a "Mobile Device"). The Applications are owned and operated by The Co-operators. The Co-operators may suspend, cancel or block your access to or use of an Application at any time and for any reason, without notice or liability to you. The Co-operators may, although shall not be required to, update an Application from time to time, and you acknowledge that your continued use of an Application may require you to promptly install and use the updated version of such Application.

By using an Application, you agree to be bound by the Terms, and agree that the Terms constitute a binding contract between you and The Co-operators. The Co-operators reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of the Terms at any time. Please check these Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of an Application following the posting of changes to the Terms will constitute your acceptance of those changes.

The contents of the Applications and the information and data provided by the Applications are intended for private, non-commercial use by individuals only, and are provided for personal use only.

THE APPLICATIONS

The Applications, including but not limited to all text, graphics, logos, icons, images, data, graphs, audio, videos, computer programs and other material and information contained on, or utilized in the provision of, the Applications are the property of The Co-operators or its suppliers and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents or other proprietary rights.

The Co-operators hereby grants you a limited, nonexclusive, non-transferable, revocable, personal license to use the Applications on your Mobile Devices for personal use only. Any commercial use of the Applications in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, is specifically forbidden except with the prior written consent of The Co-operators. The Co-operators retains all right, title and interest in and to the Applications. You are prohibited from renting, leasing, lending, selling, redistributing or sublicensing the Applications, and from decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling, or attempting to derive the source code of, the Applications. You shall not use the Applications for any illegal or fraudulent purpose or in a manner that infringes on another person’s rights.

Except as expressly authorized by The Co-operators in writing, you may not use, copy, distribute, modify or create derivative works from, disclose, display, transmit, or post any portion of the Applications for any purpose or 'frame' or 'mirror' the Applications on any other server or wireless or internet-based device. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may print or otherwise save individual pages produced by, or displayed on the Applications for private use, however the contents of the Applications may not be modified or altered in any respect, merged with other data or published in any form, in whole or in part. Prohibited uses of the Applications include but are not limited to "screen scraping", "database scraping" and any other activity intended to collect, store, reorganize or manipulate data on the pages produced by, or displayed on the Applications. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to The Co-operators and/or its licensors.

TERMINATION

The Co-operators may, in its sole discretion, terminate the licence granted hereunder or your use of the Applications for any reason whatsoever, including: (a) breach of these Terms; (b) your abuse of an Application's resources or attempt to gain unauthorized entry to an Application; or (c) as required by law, regulation, court or governing agency order. The Co-operators' termination of the licence granted hereunder or your use of the Applications may be effected without notice and, on such termination, The Co-operators may immediately bar any further access to the Applications. On termination, you will immediately cease using the Applications and permanently erase the Applications. Any provision of these Terms which by their nature extend beyond the termination of these Terms shall survive the termination of these Terms. The Co-operators shall not be liable to any user or other third party for any termination of the licence granted hereunder or your use of the Applications.

LIMITED WARRANTY; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Your use of the Applications and any information provided by or through the Applications is at your sole risk. The Applications and any information provided by or through the Applications is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. The Co-operators expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. The Co-operators shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages resulting from any user's use of or inability to use the Applications or any reliance by a user on any information provided by or through the Applications.

Notwithstanding the generality of the foregoing, The Co-operators makes no warranty, either implied or express, that the Applications will be provided uninterrupted, error-free or virus-free, in a timely, secure, accurate or reliable manner, or of any quality, nor is it warranted either implicitly or expressly that any data contained in the Applications is safe in any manner for download. You understand and agree that The Co-operators does not provide any professional advice of any kind via the Applications and that any advice or any other information obtained via the Applications may be used solely at your own risk, and that The Co-operators will not be held liable in any way for such information or your use thereof.

MOBILE DEVICES

You are solely responsible for your Mobile Devices and any data stored thereon or accessible therefrom. You agree to take all necessary precautions to protect your Mobile Devices and the data stored thereon, including, but not limited to, (a) using a strong and secure lock screen password or biometric authentication feature, (b) protecting your Mobile Devices from viruses and other malicious software, and (c) maintaining possession of your Mobile Devices at all times. Precautions should also be followed with respect to selecting and maintaining the confidentiality of lock screen and Application passwords and verification questions and answers. You are responsible for ensuring that the Applications and all related data are erased prior to selling, gifting, donating, or otherwise disposing of your Mobile Devices or any related SIM cards. You acknowledge that some of the functionality of the Applications requires internet access, and agree to pay any fees or other charges imposed by your wireless services carrier or internet service provider with respect to such internet access, and shall indemnify and hold The Co-operators harmless with respect to same.

In connection with your use of an Application, your provision of a Mobile Device to any third party, including, but not limited to, governmental authorities and law enforcement officials, is entirely at your own risk, and The Co-operators shall not be responsible for, and you agree to indemnify The Co-operators with respect to, any loss or damage that you may incur as a result. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge that there is a risk that following your provision of a Mobile Device to a third party in order to allow such third party to view information contained within an Application, such third party may access other information contained within your Mobile Device accidentally or otherwise without your consent, or such third party may damage your Mobile Device or data contained thereon, and you agree that The Co-operators shall not be responsible for, and you agree to indemnify The Co-operators with respect to, any loss or damage that you may incur as a result.