Terms and Conditions
Effective Date: January 1, 2023
Express Notary Chicago, LLC. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the *** website (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
- Service is the https://expressnotarychicago.com/ website operated by Express Notary Chicago, LLC.
- Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
- Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
- Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- First name and last name
- Phone Number
- Email Address
- Cookies and Usage Data
We may also collect information about how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies. We use session cookies to operate our services
- Preference Cookies. We use preference cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies. We use security cookies for security purpose.
Use of Data
Express Notary Chicago, LLC uses the collected data for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain the Service
- To notify you about changes to our Service
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
- To provide customer care and support
- To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
- To monitor the usage of the Service
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there.
Disclosure of Data
Express Apostille Services may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- To protect and defend the rights or property of Express Apostille Services
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
- To protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Terms for payment of services
While we do our best, everyone is subject to mistakes here and there. If we make a mistake, we will do our best to make it right!
Our mobile notary fee is based on travel, not notarization. Therefore, once a notary arrives for an appointment a refund will not be provided if the person signing refuses or if the notary deems the person does not meet the requirements to have a document notarized.
You, as a Customer, will be charged a specified amount (“Service Fee”) for each Service you select to have performed through the Services and the amount of the Service Fee will be communicated to you before you confirm the Service . As noted, the amount of the Service Fee will depend on the Service in question and the responses you provide to questions we ask you about the Service, and consequently you are responsible for payment of all Service Fees, including those that are calculated based on your responses. You agree to pay the applicable Service Fee and any other fees that may accrue in relation to your use of the Services, if any. All fees and payments are non-refundable and non-transferable except as expressly provided in these Terms. All payments from you will be processed via check, credit card or third-party payment processing account on file in your Account (your “Payment Method”). You authorize Express Notary Chicago, LLC or its third-party payment processor to authorize your Payment Method for Service Fees prior to the commencement of each Service and your Payment Method will be charged after the Service you requested has been performed. All amounts referred to in these Terms, including those set forth through the Services, are stated in U.S. dollars and do not include any taxes. Express Notary Chicago, LLC has no obligation to provide refunds or credits once a notary arrives relating to any Services, but may do so atExpress Notary Chicago, LLC’s sole discretion. You acknowledge and agree that, notwithstanding the fact that Express Notary Chicago, LLC is not a party to the agreement between you and the Notary, Express Notary Chicago, LLC acts as the Notary’s payment agent for the limited purpose of accepting payments from you on behalf of the Notary.
Express Notary Chicago, LLC is not a law firm and cannot not provide legal advice to clients or accept fees for legal services. We can refer you to an Attorney if necessary. We cannot draft or advise about document content or whether your document will be accepted by authorities in other countries.
Express Notary Chicago, LLC does its best efforts to protect the client´s privacy and document confidentiality during the processing periods. However we assume no responsibility for the safety of documents during courier transit periods shipped via USPS, FEDEX, UPS, DHL or any other courier. Please note: Customs officials have the right to inspect packages if they so choose.
Express Notary Chicago, LLC will not be responsible if the documents are lost, destroyed or damaged during courier transit periods shipped via USPS, FEDEX, UPS, DHL or any other courier.
Express Notary Chicago, LLC assumes no responsibility for the contents of documents presented by the client.
The legitimacy and accuracy of documents submitted by the client is the sole responsibility of the client and their attorney. Express Notary Chicago, LLC assumes no responsibility to ensure the accuracy or content of a document submitted to our office for processing.
Once documents are submitted to Express Notary Chicago, LLC for processing this indicates the customer’s agreement with this disclaimer and expressly excludes responsibility of any kind. The client accepts and releases Express Notary Chicago, LLC of any claim of damages and court fees from the processing of the documents.