GEICO Blog Terms of Use

The GEICO Blog, http://blog.geico.com, (the “Site”) is provided by Government Employees Insurance Company and its Affiliates (“GEICO”) and may only be used in accordance with these Terms of Use.
By using the Site and choosing to access this site you expressly agree to abide by these Terms of Use.

COMMENTS

Please ensure that your comments are appropriate.  Any comments which do not, in our sole discretion, comply with these Terms of Use, will be removed and/or may not be permitted to be posted initially.  In order to leave a comment, you will be required to enter a name and your email address.  The name you select will be displayed publicly when your comment is posted but your email address will not be displayed.

We may but are not required to respond to any comments posted on the Site.

It is very important to note that this Site is not a substitute for customer service.  If you require assistance regarding your insurance policy or claim or need to discuss billing please continue to contact us via geico.com or 1-800-847-AUTO.   Any posting on this Site does not constitute legal notice to GEICO for any purpose.

We reserve the right to use blog comments, ideas, suggestions, products or services that are posted on this blog with no obligation to compensate the individual or entity that provided the comment or suggestion.

By posting content to the blog, you represent and warrant that you either own or control all of the rights to that content, and such content does not violate these Terms of Use.

You agree NOT to post any comment or content that:

  1. Is unlawful or promotes unlawful activities;
  2. Is libelous;
  3. Is offensive and/or promotes discrimination or harm to any group or individual;
  4. Provides or displays the private information of any individual, including but not limited to passwords, photos of a person without their consent, or other confidential information;
  5. Involves the transmission of “spam”, “junk mail” or “chain letters” or any other unsolicited mass or mass mailing or other communication;
  6. Contains private information such as address, phone number or email address;
  7. Infringes the copyrights, trademarks, or otherwise injure the rights of any person or entity.

SITE CHANGES

GEICO may modify these Terms of Use at any time, and your continued use of the Site signifies your agreement to any such modifications.

The material provided on the Site, including the information and any images incorporated in the site, is for your personal private non-commercial use only. You may not modify, republish, post or transmit anything you obtain from this website, including anything you download from the site, unless you first obtain our consent.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

GEICO WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURIES THAT ACCOMPANY OR RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. THESE INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO) DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY: (1) USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) THE SITE; (2) USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) ANY SITE TO WHICH YOU HYPERLINK FROM THIS SITE; (3) FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE; (4) ERROR; (5) OMISSION; (6) INTERRUPTION; (7) DEFECT; (8) DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION; (9) COMPUTER VIRUS; OR (10) LINE FAILURE. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHICH ARE DAMAGES INTENDED TO COMPENSATE SOMEONE DIRECTLY FOR A LOSS OR INJURY, DAMAGES REASONABLY EXPECTED TO RESULT FROM A LOSS OR INJURY, OR OTHER MISCELLANEOUS DAMAGES AND EXPENSES RESULTING DIRECTLY FROM A LOSS OR INJURY. FURTHERMORE, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BELOW, WE ARE NOT LIABLE EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN NEGLIGENT OR IF OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES-OR BOTH.

HOWEVER, IN CERTAIN STATES WHERE THE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW US TO LIMIT OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR THESE INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY AND YOU MAY HAVE THE RIGHT TO RECOVER THESE TYPES OF DAMAGES. IN ANY EVENT, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, INJURIES AND CLAIMS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE TERMS OF A CONTRACT, OR THEY ARE CLAIMED TO BE CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER WRONGFUL CONDUCT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WILL NOT BE GREATER THAN THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID TO ACCESS OUR SITE.

DISCLAIMER

THE MATERIAL ON OUR SITE IS PROVIDED AS IS. THIS MEANS THAT GEICO DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES ABOUT THE MATERIAL IN THE SITE. THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES THAT: (1) THE MATERIAL IS OF ANY PARTICULAR LEVEL OF QUALITY OR IS FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; (2) THAT THE FUNCTIONAL ELEMENTS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; (3) THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; (4) THAT OUR SITE, OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR CONDITIONS; OR (4) THAT INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SITE IS ACCURATE AS OF ANY PARTICULAR DATE.

JURISDICTION

Unless otherwise specified, the materials in our site are presented to provide information about our insurance products and the insurance business. GEICO operates and controls the Site from the Company’s headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland, in the United States of America, and Maryland law shall govern and control any action concerning this site. We do not in any way imply that the materials on the Site or the products we discuss are available or for use outside the United States or in jurisdictions in which we are not licensed to do business, or that we are soliciting business in any such jurisdiction.

MISCELLANEOUS

These Terms of Use, and the agreement they create, shall be governed by and interpreted according to the laws of the State of Maryland, without giving effect to Maryland’s conflict of laws principles.  If any provision of this agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, it shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Government Employees Insurance Company and its affiliates GEICO General Insurance Company, GEICO Indemnity Company and GEICO Casualty Company insure private passenger automobiles and provide homeowner and other types of insurance for qualified applicants. The companies market collectively under the trade name GEICO.