MOBILE CHECK DEPOSIT
Cincinnati Federal Savings and Loan Association Mobile Check Deposit Agreement
This Agreement contains the terms and conditions for the use of Mobile Check Deposit (“MCD”) services. By accepting the Terms and Conditions, I, as the account signer, authorize Cincinnati Federal Savings and Loan Association (Cincinnati Federal) to verify credit and/or have a credit reporting agency prepare a credit report.
- Services and Service Terms.
The MCD Services (“Services”) are designed to allow you to make deposits to your checking account from a Smart Phone. The following terms and conditions apply to the Services for MCD; depositor acknowledges and agrees that the Services or any portion of the Services may be provided by one or more subcontractors.
- Acceptance of these Terms.
Your acceptance of these terms and/or use of the services constitutes your acceptance of this Agreement. The agreement is subject to change; we will notify you of any material change via email or on our website with a link to the revised agreement. Further, Cincinnati Federal reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from the Services. Your continued use of the Services will indicate your acceptance of any such changes to the Services.
3.1. “Authorized User” means Depositor or agent of Depositor. 3.2. “Banking Day” means any day which Cincinnati Federal is open to conduct substantially all of its banking services, but shall not include Saturday, Sunday or bank holidays. 3.3. “Capture Device” means any device acceptable to Cincinnati Federal, that provides for the capture of images from original Items and for transmission through a clearing process. 3.4. “Check” means an Original Check, as defined in Regulation CC and Check 21 and does not include a Substitute Check or a remotely created check. 3.5. “Check 21” means the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act, as well as Subpart D of Federal Reserve Board Regulation CC, and to the extent applicable, Subpart A. 3.6. “IRD” or “Image Replacement Document” means (a) a Substitute Check as defined in Check 21; or (b) the paper reproduction that will be created when an Item cannot be converted to an Electronic Transaction. 3.7. “Item” means a check, money order, cashier’s check, official check, U.S. Treasury check, or any other payment instrument drawn on or payable through an Office of a United States financial institution from a “Payor to Depositor” 3.8. “Payor” means consumers or businesses that make payments to Depositor by means of Items. 3.9. “Service(s)” means the specific service(s) provided by Cincinnati Federal, including electronic check conversion and image archive systems that allow the use of a Capture Device to obtain and transmit the front and back images of Items and accompanying transaction data for the purpose for delivery to Cincinnati Federal for clearing as an IRD. Services also include any applicable support services. 3.10. “Service Start Date” means the date that the Services are first available to the Depositor. 3.11. “Technology” means Cincinnati Federal’s or its subcontractor’s deposit capture applications and processes designed to facilitate the electronic clearing of Items. Said applications are accessed through Capture Devices, utilizing software and hardware provided by or acceptable to Cincinnati Federal, and are proprietary access points to payment processing networks and systems used to complete the clearing of Items. Technology may include but is not limited to Depositor service support, reports, software, software tools, user interface designs, and documentation, and any derivatives, improvements, enhancements or extensions thereof developed or provided by Cincinnati Federal or its subcontractors and used in the provision of Services hereunder. Any software provided by Cincinnati Federal or its subcontractors pursuant to the Service shall be considered Software as defined in the Software License Agreement. 3.12. “Term” shall mean the term of this Agreement beginning as of the Service Start Date until terminated as provided herein.
- Depositor Obligations; Suspension/Cancellation of Service.
4.1. Eligible Items. You agree to scan and deposit only checks as that term is defined in the Federal Reserve Regulation CC (“Reg CC”). You agree that the image of the check transmitted shall be deemed an “item” within the meeting article 4 of the Uniform commercial Code. You agree that you will not use the Services to scan and deposit any checks or other items as shown below:
(a) Checks or items payable to any person or entity other than you. (b) Checks or items drawn or otherwise issued by you or any other person on any of your accounts or any account on which you are an authorized signer or joint account holder (c) Checks or items drawn on a financial institution located outside the United States. d. Checks or items not payable in United States Currency. (d) Checks or items containing obvious alteration to any of the fields on the front of the check or item, or which you know or suspect, or should know or suspect, are fraudulent or otherwise not authorized by the owner of the account on which the check or item is drawn (e) Checks or items previous converted to a substitute check, as defined in Reg CC. (f) Checks or items that are remotely created checks, as defined in Reg CC. h. checks or items dated more than 6 months prior to the date of deposit. (g) Checks or items prohibited or otherwise not acceptable under the terms of your Cincinnati Federal account. 4.2. Endorsement. In order for an item to be processed for deposit, it must be restrictively endorsed in the proper location on the back of the Item with the following words: “Account # (the correct account number for deposit inserted), “For Mobile Deposit Only” and signed by payee. 4.3. Image Quality. Items transmitted using the Services must be legible, and must comply with requirements established from time to time by ANSI, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board, or any other regulatory agency, clearing house, or associated. 4.4. Depositor Responsibilities. Depositor agrees to, at its sole expense: (a) provide connectivity between the Capture Device and the Technology; (b) maintain the Capture Device in accordance with the instructions provided by Cincinnati Federal, its subcontractors and/or any other Capture Device provider; (c) if applicable, utilize Depositor’s software, or Cincinnati Federal software to scan, load, and format Items as needed for transmission to Cincinnati Federal prior to the communicated cut-off-time; (d) process return data and any remittance data delivered by Cincinnati Federal for the purpose of updating Depositor internal systems (which may include electronic and paper return Items); (e) implement and maintain security measures, including firewall protection, in compliance with its obligations under this Agreement. 4.5. Withdrawal of Access/Suspension of Service. Cincinnati Federal reserves the right to deny, suspend or revoke access to the Services immediately, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion, without notice, if Cincinnati Federal believes Depositor and/or its Authorized users are in breach of this Agreement or are otherwise using or accessing the Services inconsistent with the terms and conditions hereof. Further, Cincinnati Federal or its subcontractor shall have the right to suspend the Service immediately in the event of an emergency or in the event of force majeure as set forth in the Service Agreement. 4.6. Account Statement Examination. All deposits made through the Services shall be deemed to be correct, unless Depositor notifies Cincinnati Federal of any errors to deposits made through the Services within 60 days after the applicable account statement is mailed or otherwise provided to Depositor. 4.7. Hardware and Software Requirements. In order to utilize the Services, Depositor must have the following hardware and software with the indicated specifications: For Enrollment in Cincinnati Federal Mobile Check Deposit services, Depositor must have computer access with the following minimum configurations:
- An Intel® Pentium IV 2.6GHz (or faster) PC with 1+ GB of RAM Windows XP operating system SP 2
- Minimum 20 GB of free hard disk space
- Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
- Internet Connectivity with a minimum speed of 1 MBPS
- For depositing checks, Depositor must have an Apple iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4S or higher, BlackBerry with OS 5.0 or higher, or Android with OS 2.1.1 or higher (with internet access)
- Payment Processing.
5.1. IRD Processing. Depositor authorizes Cincinnati Federal to convert Items to IRDs or transmit as an image and further authorizes Cincinnati Federal or any other bank to which an item is sent for process. Items may be transmitted to a printing facility for printing and clearing through traditional paper processing channels, at Cincinnati Federal’s sole discretion. The IRDs will be created in accordance with Check 21; alternatively, Cincinnati Federal may process Items as photocopies in lieu of originals, under guidelines established between Cincinnati Federal and Depositor and applicable industry standards. Items that fail to satisfy the warranties made to Cincinnati Federal by Depositor, that fail to meet the requirements of Cincinnati Federal or Check 21, or that are otherwise not able to be processed may be charged back to Deposit’s account and/or returned to Depositor. Depositor agrees to be bound by any applicable laws, rules and regulations to which Cincinnati Federal is a party. 5.2. Processing of Items. Images of Items transmitted by Depositor are not considered received by Cincinnati Federal until Depositor has received an electronic confirmation of the receipt of the deposit from Cincinnati Federal. We are not responsible for items we do not receive or for images that are dropped during transmission. Receipt of the confirmation from Cincinnati Federal does not mean that the transmission was error free or complete. Cincinnati Federal reserves the right to reject any item transmitted through the Services, at our discretion. 5.3. Handling of Transmitted Items. Upon receiving electronic confirmation of receipt of an item, Depositor agrees to prominently mark the item as “Electronically Presented”; agrees to store the original item in a safe and secure environment for at least sixty (60) days; and agrees never to represent the item. Depositor will promptly (but in any event within 5 business days) provide any retained original Item to Cincinnati Federal when requested to aid in the clearing and collection process to resolve claims by third parties with respect to any item or as Cincinnati Federal otherwise deems necessary. 5.4. Availability of Funds. Customer understands and agrees that items transmitted using the Services are not subject to the funds availability requirements of Reg CC. Funds from Items deposited under the terms of this Agreement will generally be available after Cincinnati Federal receives payment for the funds submitted. Cincinnati Federal may make such funds available sooner to certain customers at its sole discretion. 5.5. Depositor Liability. Depositor shall be solely responsible if any Item for which Depositor has been given provisional credit is subject to return or reversal, and neither Cincinnati Federal nor its subcontractors shall be liable or responsible for same. Depositor acknowledges that all credits received for deposit are provisional, subject to verification and final settlement. Any dishonored Items will be returned as an image of the original or a substitute check as the charged-back item. Information and data reported hereunder: (a) may be received prior to final positing and confirmation and is subject to correction and (b) is for information purposes only and may not be relied upon. Depositor agrees that Cincinnati Federal shall have no liability for the content of payment-related information. 5.6. Limits. Cincinnati Federal reserves the right to impose limits on the amounts(s) and/or number of deposits that you transmit using the Services, and to modify such limits from time to time.
- Warranties and Disclaimers.
6.1. Depositor Warranty. Depositor represents and warrants to Cincinnati Federal: (A) Depositor has the authority to enter into this agreement and perform its obligations hereunder and all information supplied by depositor to Cincinnati Federal is accurate and true; (B) Depositor will provide all reasonable assistance to Cincinnati Federal and its subcontractors in providing the services set forth herein; (C) Depositor and any authorized users will only use the services for lawful purposes and in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations and with Cincinnati Federal’s reasonable instructions, rules, policies, specifications, terms and conditions, and operating procedures and will not violate any law of any country or the intellectual property rights of any third party; (D) Depositor has only transmitted acceptable items for deposit and has handled the original items following transmission to Cincinnati Federal as agreed, directed by with Cincinnati Federal and in accordance with applicable law; (E) Depositor is a person authorized to enforce each item or is authorized to obtain payment of each item on behalf of a person entitled to enforce an item; (F) The items have not been altered; (G) Each item bears all applicable endorsements in a restricted format as directed by Cincinnati Federal; (H) All the warranties set forth in and subject to applicable laws and regulatory agencies; (I) (1) The electronic image portion of each item accurately and legibly represents all of the information on the front and back of the original check as of the time the original check was deposited, (2) The information portion of the item contains a record of all applicable MICR- line information required for a substitute check, and (3) The item conforms to the technical standards for an electronic item as specified by Cincinnati Federal from time to time; (J) Depositor will submit only one accurate and clear image of the front and back of each item to Cincinnati Federal only one time; (K) Depositor will not deposit the original item and no person will receive a transfer, presentment, or return of, or otherwise be charged for, the item (either the original item, or a paper or electronic representation of the original item) such that the person will be asked to make payment based on an item it has already paid; (L) The amount of an item entered by depositor or any authorized user for transmission to Cincinnati Federal is accurate; and (M) Depositor and any authorized users will not (1) Sell, lease, distribute, license or sublicense the technology or services; (2) Modify, change, alter, disassemble or decompile the technology or services in any way for any reason; (3) Provide, disclose, divulge or make available to, or permit use of the technology or services by, any third party; (4) Copy or reproduce all or any part of the technology or services; (5) Interfere, or attempt to interfere, with the technology or services in any way; (6) Engage in spamming, fraudulent, illegal or unauthorized use of the services, (7) Introduce or transmit through the technology or services, without limitation, via any portion of the depositor’s computer system that interfaces with the technology or services, or otherwise, any virus, worm, software lock, drop dead device, Trojan-horse routine, trap door, back door, timer, time bomb, clock, counter or other limiting routine, instruction or design or any other codes or instructions that may be used to access, modify, delete, damage, disable or prevent the use of the technology, services or other computer systems of Cincinnati Federal or its subcontractors; (8) Remove, obscure or alter any copyright notice, trademarks or other proprietary rights notices affixed to or contained within the technology or services; or (9) Engage in or allow any action involving the technology or services that is inconsistent with this agreement. Should depositor receive notice of any claim regarding the services, depositor shall promptly provide Cincinnati Federal with a written notice of such claim. 6.2. Cincinnati Federal Warranty. Cincinnati Federal warrants that: (A) Cincinnati Federal has the authority to enter into this agreement and perform its obligations hereunder; and (B) It has developed each service (other than any portion furnished by a subcontractor or third party vendor) and owns and/or has the right to furnish the same (including any portion furnished by a subcontractor or third party vendor.) 6.3. Disclaimer. Except as set forth above in Section 6.2, Cincinnati Federal and its subcontractors make no representations or warranties, whether express, implied or statutory regarding or relating to any of the technology or services and/or access to or use of the services or technology provided to depositor hereunder. Cincinnati Federal and its subcontractors specifically disclaim any and all implied warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and noninfringement. Cincinnati Federal and its subcontractors also do not guarantee that depositors’ access to the services provided under this agreement will be uninterrupted, error free or secure. Cincinnati Federal and its subcontractors also do not guarantee the accuracy of, and specifically disclaim liability for, information or data that is supplied or key-entered by depositor or agents. Cincinnati Federal and its subcontractors do not warrant the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the content of internet websites or other data received by depositor or payors via the internet.
- Limitation of Liability / Indemnification.
7.1. Limitation of Liability. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, in no event will Cincinnati Federal’s liability under this agreement for any damages of any kind exceed an amount equal to the amount of items received by Cincinnati Federal from depositor for the services during the month preceding the date on which the claim first accrued. Cincinnati Federal shall not be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages, even if it has been advised of the possibility of these damages. 7.2. Indemnification. In addition to its indemnification obligations in this agreement, and except for losses or expenses attributable to Cincinnati Federal’s own lack of good faith or failure to exercise ordinary care, depositor agrees to indemnify Cincinnati Federal for any loss or expense sustained (including interest, costs, attorney’s fees and expenses of litigation) resulting from (i) Depositor’s lack of authority to make the warranty in subsection 6.1 (E); (ii) any action taken or not taken by Cincinnati Federal within the scope of its authority in handling an item; (iii) any warranty required to be made by Cincinnati Federal with respect to an item under applicable law or regulation; and (iv) breach of the warranties in subsections 6.1(A) through 6.1(M).
8.1. Termination. In addition to the denial, suspension, revocation and termination provisions in this Agreement, Cincinnati Federal may immediately terminate the Service or any portion of the Service if Cincinnati Federal determines that such Service or portion of any Service is in violation of any law or regulation, or in its sole discretion and without notice, decides to cease providing this Service. Depositor may terminate the Service with notice to Cincinnati Federal. Any termination will not affect any obligations arising prior to termination, such as the obligation to process any Items that were processed or in the process of being transmitted or collected prior to the termination date, or any returns of the same. 8.2. Obligations upon Termination. Upon the termination of this Agreement for any reason: (a) Depositor’s access to, and use of, the Services will terminate; (b) Depositor will return to Cincinnati Federal any and all Cincinnati Federal Services, equipment, software, documentation, Technology or other deliverables provided to Depositor by Cincinnati Federal, including any copies thereof held by Depositor; (c) Cincinnati Federal will deliver to Depositor all Depositor documentation and other materials stored by Depositor on Cincinnati Federal’s or its subcontractor’s network; and (d) each party shall return any and all Confidential Information in its possession to the party that disclosed such Confidential Information or destroy same, and provide written verification of same. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Cincinnati Federal’s obligations with respect to subsections (c) and (d) shall be subject to Cincinnati Federal’s record retention policies and applicable laws and regulations. The provisions of sections 6, 7, 8 and 9 shall survive termination of this Agreement.
- Miscellaneous Provisions.
10.1. Relationship of Parties. Cincinnati Federal and Depositor are independent parties and this Agreement will not establish any relationship of partnership, joint venture, employment, franchise or agency between Cincinnati Federal and Depositor. Neither Cincinnati Federal nor Depositor will have the power to bind the other or incur obligations on the other’s behalf without the other’s prior written consent, except as otherwise expressly provided herein. 10.2. Notices. Depositor agrees that any notices required or permitted under this Agreement or the Service Agreement may be given electronically. 101.3. No Waiver. The failure of either party to enforce at any time any provision of this Agreement or to exercise any right herein provided shall not in any way be construed to be a waiver of such provision or right, and shall not in any way affect the validity of this Agreement or any part hereof, or limit, prevent or impair the right of either party to subsequently enforce any provision or exercise any right hereunder. 10.4. Severability. The invalidity or unenforceability of any term or provision hereof shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other term or provision. 10.5. Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Ohio and of the United States, and any rule or regulation of a federal agency having jurisdiction over Cincinnati Federal. A determination that any provision of this Agreement is unenforceable or invalid shall not render any other provision of this Agreement unenforceable or invalid. The rights of Cincinnati Federal under this Agreement are cumulative of all other rights Cincinnati Federal may have by law or otherwise. 10.6. Amendments. Unless applicable law provides otherwise, this Agreement may be amended by notice sent electronically or by mail to Depositor at Depositor’s last address known to Cincinnati Federal to be effective not less than thirty (30) days after the day transmitted or mailed. Cincinnati Federal shall not be bound by any modification of this Agreement unless Cincinnati Federal expressly agrees to the modification in writing. Depositor shall have the right to terminate the Agreement prior to the effective date of amendment. This Agreement supersedes all prior agreements and amendments. 10.7. Assignment. Depositor may not assign this agreement. 10.8. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all existing agreements and all other related communications, written or oral.