23. Provisions Applicable Only to Business Accounts
The Service will allow Business Customers to establish individual Access IDs, Passcodes and privileges for each Authorized User. Transaction history is maintained for each Access ID. Additional fees may be assessed for each Access ID or Sub-User that is established.
BUSINESS CUSTOMER(S) WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR DESIGNATING AUTHORIZED USERS AND ASSIGNING PRIVILEGES WITHIN THE SERVICE.
As a security measure, Business Customers should evaluate and implement the dual control features within the Service for ACH Origination and wire transfers.
BUSINESS CUSTOMER REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT IT'S AUTHORIZED USERS AND SUB-USERS HAVE THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITY TO INITIATE TRANSACTIONS THROUGH THE SERVICE. BUSINESS CUSTOMER ALSO REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT IT MAINTAINS OR REQUIRES CURRENT AND UPDATED ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE ON ALL COMPUTERS USED TO ACCESS THE SERVICE BY IT OR ON IITS BEHALF.
BUSINESS CUSTOMER AUTHORIZES THIS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS TO ACT UPON, AND AGREES TO BE BOUND BY, ANY TRANSACTION, WHETHER OR NOT AUTHORIZED, THAT IS INITIATED WITH AN ACCESS ID AND PASSCODE OF ANY AUTHORIZED USER(S).
FURTHERMORE, ANY INSTRUCTIONS, DIRECTIONS, OR OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE BUSINESS CUSTOMER, OR ANY OF ITS AUTHORIZED USERS, WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN AUTHORIZED BY THE BUSINESS CUSTOMER. THIS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING THE IDENTITY OR AUTHENTICITY OF ANY PERSON CLAIMING TO BE AN AUTHORIZED USER OF THE BUSINESS CUSTOMER.
BUSINESS CUSTOMER ASSUMES ANY AND ALL LIABILITY ARISING FROM THE USE OR MISUSE OF THE SERVICE OR ELIGIBLE ACCOUNTS BY ITS AUTHORIZED USERS OR AS A RESULT OF A COMPROMISED COMPUTER DUE TO A BREACH OF ANY OF THE FOREGOING WARRANTIES. BUSINESS CUSTOMER AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THIS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR ANY LIABILITY AND DAMAGES RESULTING FROM OR ACTING UPON ANY TRANSACTION, DIRECTION, INSTRUCTION, OR INFORMATION THAT IS INITIATED WITH AN ACCESS ID AND PASSCODE OF BUSINESS CUSTOMER'S AUTHORIZED USER(S) REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH TRANSACTION, DIRECTION OR INSTRUCTION IS MADE BY AN AUTHORIZED USER.
BUSINESS CUSTOMER AGREES THAT WE MAY SEND NOTICES AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS, INCLUDING EMAILS, TO THE CURRENT ADDRESS SHOWN IN OUR RECORDS, WHETHER OR NOT THAT ADDRESS INCLUDES A DESIGNATION FOR DELIVERY TO THE ATTENTION OF ANY PARTICULAR INDIVIDUAL. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT [FINANCIAL INSTITUTION NAME] AND/OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU IN ANY WAY IF INFORMATION IS INTERCEPTED BY AN UNAUTHORIZED PERSON, EITHER IN TRANSIT OR AT YOUR PLACE OF BUSINESS. IN ADDITION, YOU AGREE TO:
- REQUIRE ALL AUTHORIZED USERS TO KEEP PASSCODES SECURE AND STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL;
- IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY US AND SELECT A NEW PASSCODE IF YOU OR YOUR AUTHORIZED USERS BELIEVE YOUR PASSCODES MAY HAVE BECOME KNOWN TO AN UNAUTHORIZED PERSON.
WE MAY DISABLE PASSCODES OF AUTHORIZED USERS EVEN WITHOUT RECEIVING SUCH NOTICE FROM YOU, IF WE SUSPECT PASSCODES ARE BEING USED IN AN UNAUTHORIZED OR FRAUDULENT MANNER.
BUSINESS CUSTOMERS SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ALL COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE SECURITY PROCEDURES TO PROTECT THEIR COMPUTER SYSTEMS USED TO ACCESS THE SERVICE.
THIS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL HAVE NO OBLIGATION, LIABILITY OR CONTROL, EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY CONCERNING THE BUSINESS CUSTOMERS' SELECTION OF SECURITY SYSTEMS OR DEVICES USED TO PROTECT ITS COMPUTER SYSTEM(S). FURTHERMORE, NEITHER THIS INSTITUTION NOR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL HAVE CONTROL OVER BUSINESS CUSTOMERS' DEVELOPMENT OR IMPLEMENTATION OF SAID SECURITY PROCEDURES OR THE FAILURE OF BUSINESS CUSTOMER TO MAINTAIN SAID PROCEDURES.
BUSINESS CUSTOMERS SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY AUTHORIZED OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THE SERVICE USING A VALID ACCESS ID AND PASSCODE.
WHEN YOU ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT AND USE THE SERVICE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE SERVICE INCLUDES SECURITY MEASURES WHICH ARE COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE.
YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY OUR SECURITY PROCEDURES AND INSTRUCTIONS, WHICH MAY BE PERIODICALLY UPDATED. YOU AGREE TO REVIEW AND IMPLEMENT ALL SECURITY PROCEDURES AVAILABLE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE, INCLUDING PROCEDURES TO PROTECT THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR ACCESS ID AND PASSCODE AND THE SAME FOR YOUR AUTHORIZED USERS. YOU AGREE TO NOTIFY THIS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION IN THE EVENT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE WOULD NECESSITATE OR BE BETTER SERVED BY A LEVEL OF SECURITY THAT EXCEEDS THAT OFFERED BY THE SERVICE. IF YOU FAIL TO NOTIFY THIS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE SECURITY ASPECTS OF THE SERVICE ARE APPROPRIATE FOR YOUR NEEDS AND WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH A COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE DEGREE OF SECURITY AGAINST UNAUTHORIZED USE.
In case of errors or questions about your transactions, you should as soon as possible notify us through one of the following methods:
- Telephone us at 517-985-1062 or Toll Free 1-888-985-1062 during customer service hours
- Contact us by using the secure messaging feature within the Service; or
- Write to us at P.O. Box 217 Munith, MI 49259
You must notify us of errors, discrepancies, or possible unauthorized transactions as soon as possible upon learning of the discrepancy. If you fail to notify us within sixty (60) days after you have received notice of an unauthorized or erroneous transaction, Farmers State Bank of Munith will not owe you any interest on the amount in question, even if we are otherwise liable to you in connection with the transaction.
Farmers State Bank of Munith and its Service Providers shall have no liability to you for any unauthorized transactions made using your Passcode that occurs before you have notified us of any possible unauthorized use and we have had a reasonable opportunity to act upon that notice.
If you fail to notify us of any discrepancy within one (1) year, you shall be precluded from asserting any such discrepancy against us.
THIS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE EXERCISED ALL DUE CARE AND TO HAVE ACTED REASONABLY IF WE ACT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND WILL BE LIABLE FOR LOSS SUSTAINED BY YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT SUCH LOSS IS CAUSED BY OUR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT. THIS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE:
- RELATED TO THE DISHONESTY OF THE BUSINESS CUSTOMER'S EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, AUTHORIZED USERS;
- RESULTING FROM ANY RECEIVING FINANCIAL INSTITUTION'S FAILURE TO ACCEPT ANY PAYMENT OR FUNDS TRANSFER REQUEST;
- RESULTING FROM ANY DELAY IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT, WHICH IS CAUSED BY AN ACT OF GOD, FIRE OR OTHER CASUALTY, ELECTRICAL OR COMPUTER FAILURE, DELAYS OR FAILURE TO ACT BY ANY CARRIER, MEDIUM OR AGENT OPERATING BETWEEN [FI NAME] AND THIRD PARTIES, OR ANY OTHER CONDITION OUTSIDE OF OUR CONTROL.
IF THIS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION AND/OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS FAIL OR DELAY IN MAKING A PAYMENT OR TRANSFER PURSUANT TO YOUR INSTRUCTION, OR IF WE MAKE A PAYMENT OR TRANSFER IN AN ERRONEOUS AMOUNT WHICH IS LESS THAN THE AMOUNT PER YOUR INSTRUCTION, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY LAW OUR LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO INTEREST ON THE AMOUNT WHICH WE FAILED TO TIMELY PAY, CALCULATED FROM THE DATE ON WHICH THE PAYMENT OR TRANSFER WAS TO BE MADE UNTIL THE DATE IT WAS ACTUALLY MADE OR YOU CANCELED THE INSTRUCTION.
WE MAY PAY SUCH INTEREST EITHER TO YOU OR THE INTENDED RECIPIENT OF THE PAYMENT OR TRANSFER, BUT IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE TO BOTH PARTIES, AND OUR PAYMENT TO EITHER PARTY WILL FULLY DISCHARGE ANY OBLIGATION TO THE OTHER. IF WE MAKE A PAYMENT IN AN ERRONEOUS AMOUNT WHICH EXCEEDS THE AMOUNT PER YOUR PAYMENT INSTRUCTION, OR IF WE PERMIT AN UNAUTHORIZED PAYMENT AFTER WE HAVE HAD A REASONABLE TIME TO ACT ON A NOTICE FROM YOU OF POSSIBLE UNAUTHORIZED USE AS DESCRIBED ABOVE, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY LAW, OUR LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO A REFUND OF THE AMOUNT ERRONEOUSLY PAID, PLUS INTEREST THEREON FROM THE DATE OF THE PAYMENT TO THE DATE OF THE REFUND, BUT IN NO EVENT TO EXCEED SIXTY (60) DAYS INTEREST.
IF WE BECOME LIABLE TO YOU FOR INTEREST COMPENSATION UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR APPLICABLE LAW, SUCH INTEREST SHALL BE CALCULATED BASED ON THE AVERAGE FEDERAL FUNDS RATE AT THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK IN THE DISTRICT NEAREST TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTION NAME FOR EACH DAY INTEREST IS DUE, COMPUTED ON THE BASIS OF A THREE HUNDRED SIXTY (360) DAY YEAR.
NO THIRD PARTY WILL HAVE RIGHTS OR CLAIMS AGAINST FARMERS STATE BANK OF MUNITH AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT. THE TERMS OF THIS SECTION WILL SURVIVE TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT.
Business Customer(s) and its Authorized Users will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Farmers State Bank of Munith and its Service Providers against and in respect to any and all loss, liability, expense and damage, including consequential, special and punitive damages, directly or indirectly resulting from: (i) the processing of any request received by Farmers State Bank of Munith through the Service, (ii) any breach of the provisions of this Agreement (iii) any request for stop payment; (iv) any dispute between you and any third party in connection with the use of the Service; and (v) any and all actions, suits, proceeding, claims, demands, judgments, costs and expenses (including attorney's fees) incident to the foregoing. The terms of this section will survive termination of this Agreement.