TERMS OF USE

BEFORE USING THIS SITE PLEASE READ AND AGREE TO THE TERMS LISTED BY THIS DISCLAIMER. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE INDICATES ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF THIS DISCLAIMER WHICH WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME AT OUR DISCRETION. THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD PERIODICALLY REVIEW THE TERMS OF THIS DISCLAIMER FOR CHANGES. USE OF THIS SITE SUBSEQUENT TO THE POSTING OF CHANGES TO TERMS INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THEM AS STATED.

Copyrights & Permissions:
All information, documents, products, software, services and other materials (the “Materials”) provided on this Site are the property and copyrighted work of the St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission (METRO BUS) or a third party developer, author, manufacturer or vendor (the “Third Party Provider”). Except as stated in these legal terms, none of the Materials may be copied, downloaded, reproduced, distributed, republished, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including but not limited to electronic, mechanical, photocopying or recording, without the prior express written permission of METRO BUS or the Third Party Provider. No part of this Site, including but not limited to any logo, graphic, sound or image, may be reproduced or retransmitted in any way, or by any means, without the prior express written permission of METRO BUS . You also may not, without METRO BUS’s prior express written permission, “mirror” any Material on any other server. Except as stated in these legal terms, nothing on this Site shall be construed as conferring, by estoppel, implication or otherwise, any license to any intellectual property rights of METRO BUS or any Third Party Provider. You are responsible for obtaining any such license. METRO BUS grants you permission to display, copy, distribute and download METRO BUS’s Materials provided that:
1. both the copyright notice identified below and this permission notice appear in such Materials, and
2. the use of such Materials is solely for internal and informational use and will not be copied or posted on any networked computer or broadcast in any media, and
3. no modifications of any such Materials are made.
If you breach any of these provisions, this permission terminates automatically without notice, and you must immediately destroy any Materials in your possession or control.
Any unauthorized use of any Materials may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
Disclaimer:
METRO BUS does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of any of Material displayed on its web site. METRO BUS may change any of the Material at any time without notice. The Materials may be out of date, and METRO BUS makes no commitment to update the Materials. Customers are urged to call METRO BUS at (320)251-1499 for assistance; if required.
Limitation of Liability:
In no event will METRO BUS, its suppliers or third parties mentioned at this site, be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use or the results of use of this site, any web sites linked to this site or the materials or information contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not they have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some jurisdictions prohibit the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.
Use Limitations:
The format and contents of this web site are the copyrighted property of METRO BUS. Users may download material from this site provided that any reproduction of the material is for noncommercial purposes and does not substantially alter the material.
Links to Other Materials:
This Site provides links to other METRO BUS sites and to third party sites. The linked third party sites (including any links provided by the third party sites) are not under the control of METRO BUS, and METRO BUS is not responsible for their content. METRO BUS does not endorse any third party product or any non-METRO BUS company to which this Site provides a link. If you decide to access any such third party site, you do so at your own risk. METRO BUS reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time.

PRIVACY POLICY

Metro Bus collects email addresses of people who send us email. We also collect information on the pages users access and information provided to us by users via surveys and site registrations. Such information may contain personal information about you, including your address, phone numbers, credit card numbers etc. Except as permitted by law, we will not disclose such personal information without your written permission. However, certain information collected from you and about you is used to provide services to you. The information we collect is not shared with or sold to others except as permitted by law and to provide services to you. You specifically agree that Metro Bus may, in its discretion:
1. Collect and/or share information as it deems appropriate in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of use or as otherwise required by law.
2. Collect and/or share information as it deems appropriate to provide products or services you have requested or when we have your permission.
3. Transfer information about you if Metro Bus is acquired by or merged with another company. In the event of a merger or acquisition, Metro Bus will notify you by email or by posting a notice on the Metro Bus web site before information about you is transferred to the new business.
What we do with your information:
1. When you purchase from Metro Bus we ask for your name, email address, shipping and billing address, telephone number and credit card information.
2. Metro Bus uses the information we collect for the following general purposes: to provide products and services to you, for billing, identification and authentication, for the improvement of services, to contact you, and for market and product research.
Security:
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information, such as credit card number on our registration form, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). However, be aware that no method of transmitting information over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is completely secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its security in all circumstances. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send an email to us at info@stcloudmtc.com.
Client Data Storage:
Metro Bus owns the data storage, databases and all rights associated with our products and services. However we make no claim to own your confidential business information. We may retain your confidential business information as appropriate for our business records, as required by law or contract and to effect the transactions you request. You retain ownership of your confidential business information and we will not contact your clients directly, or use your confidential business information for our own business advantage or to compete with you or market to your clients.
Cookies:
1. A cookie is a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
2. Metro Bus uses cookies to record current session information, our cookies generally last two weeks.
Changes to this Privacy Policy:
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review our website for changes frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will post notice of the changes on our website.
Questions:
Any questions about this Privacy Policy should be addressed to info@stcloudmtc.com or by mail to St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission, 665 Franklin Avenue NE, St. Cloud, MN 56304.

SMARTRIDE MOBILE APP

“Mobile phone” used within these terms relates to any mobile device that is able to install the Smart Ride App and display the mobile ticket using the device’s data capability.
Security:
The security of your mobile phone is your responsibility. However, if your mobile phone is lost/stolen/replaced, you can sign in to your account (on your new phone) with your User ID (email) and password. If you have active or non-active products, and do not see them, please delete and reinstall the App. If your tickets are still not shown, contact METRO BUS at (320)251-7433 for assistance importing your tickets to your new mobile phone.
Purchasing Passes:
By purchasing a mobile pass, you agree to activate the ticket prior to boarding the vehicle, cooperate fully with the Bus Operator, and display your mobile phone and any of the pass details for inspection. It is your responsibility to ensure the mobile phone is sufficiently charged and functional to clearly display the pass as required for the duration of your journey. If you are unable to display your mobile pass, you may be required to purchase a new fare (surcharge may apply).
Credit Card Authorizations:
You authorize and instruct METRO BUS to charge the amount of your purchase to a designated credit card/charge card or debit card. You understand and agree that METRO BUS is not liable in any way for incorrect charges to your credit card account(s), and that should an error occur, METRO BUS’s sole responsibility is to correct it, when and if METRO BUS receives written notice of the error, with proper documentation, from you. You are responsible for any charges imposed by your bank or credit card company for exceeding your account limits or overdrawing your account.
System Maintenance:
During system maintenance and upgrades, you may be unable to purchase/activate passes via the SmartRide App. Every effort will be made to keep service disruptions to a minimum.
Copyrights & Permissions:
All information, documents, products, software, services and other materials, hereinafter “the Materials,” provided as part or accessed via the SmartRide App are the property and copyrighted work of METRO BUS or a third-party developer, author, manufacturer or vendor (the “Third Party Provider”). Except as stated in these legal terms for personal travel information, none of the Materials may be copied, downloaded, reproduced, altered, distributed, republished, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying or recording. No part of this App, including, but not limited to, any logo, graphic, word or design mark, sound or image, may be reproduced or retransmitted in any way, or by any means. METRO BUS reserves the right at any time and in its sole discretion to change, modify, update, add, discontinue, remove, revise, delete or otherwise change any or all portions of the METRO BUS SmartRide App and the terms of use.
Any unauthorized use of any of the Materials may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

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