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This Defend Supplement is attached to and incorporated into the Proof General Terms (“General Terms”), the Order Form, or both. Capitalized terms not otherwise defined have the meanings given in the General Terms, the Proof Glossary, or the Order Form.

  1. Applicability.  This Defend Supplement applies to any Subscriber who uses Defend.
  2. Defend. Defend is comprised of features designed to provide additional signals that will assist a Subscriber with verifying a User’s identity. Defend includes the following features:
    2.1 Enhanced Identity Tab.

    (a) Phone and IP address risk signals;
    (b) Aggregated identity risk score for each Identify and Notarize Transaction; and
    (c) Proof ID Report (exportable).

    2.2 Enhanced TransactionDashboard.

    (a) Aggregated Identity risk column (showing highest risk individual on the Transaction);
    (b) Each Identify and Notarize Transaction will have a complete identity risk score;
    (c) Risk alert filter;
    (d) Pulling in all transactions with high and medium identity alerts; and
    (e) Includes webhook alerting for all high and medium alerts.

    2.3 In Platform Prompts.

    (a) Empty state on risk alert filter; and
    (b) Banner on the Identity tab.
  3. Subscriber Responsibilities.  The risk score and the fraud indicators do not definitively indicate that fraud has occurred. Subscriber is solely responsible for (i) reviewing the risk score and fraud indicators provided by Defend; (ii) deciding whether action should be taken; and, (iii) if Subscriber decides action is appropriate, taking that action. Proof shall have no liability for a failure to detect fraud.
  4. Acceptable Use Policy.
    4.1 Acceptable Uses. Subscriber agrees to comply with the following limitations on the use of data provided the Services: (i) not to use the Services for any “permitted purpose” covered by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. Sec. 1681 et seq.) (“FCRA”) or use any of the information it receives through the Services to take any “adverse action”, as that term is defined in the FCRA; (ii) not to use the Services in violation of the Drivers Privacy Protection Act (18 U.S.C. Section 2721 et seq.) (“DPPA”); (iii) not to use the Services in violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (740 ILCS 14 et seq.) (“BIPA”), and similar and/or associated laws, whether state, local, foreign, or domestic; (iv) not to use the Services other than pursuant to an exception to the privacy provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (15 U.S.C. Sec. 6801 et seq.) (“GLBA”); and (v) not to use the Services in violation of such other legislation that may be enacted in the future that Proof determines limits the use of the Services by Subscriber. Subscriber will not use the information gathered through the Services that include GLBA or DPPA governed data for marketing purposes. Subscriber shall provide all necessary notices and obtain all necessary consents and approvals required pursuant to applicable laws, including (i) the transfer of Subscriber Data to Proof and its vendors, (ii) the use of such Subscriber Data by Proof and its vendors in accordance with the Agreement, and (iii) the access by Proof or its vendors to Customer Proprietary Network Information as such term is defined in the Telecommunications Act. Neither Subscriber nor any of its shareholders, directors, officers or other principals is a citizen of, entity that is formed in, or has its principal place of business in, a country which is subject to any embargo, prohibition, or similar sanction under applicable laws, or is an individual who is identified on the Specially Designated Nationals or Blocked Persons list provided by the U.S. Treasury Department. Subscriber agrees and acknowledges that at any time Proof may investigate and take appropriate steps to safeguard data provided by the Services and ensure that Subscriber is in compliance with this provision. If at any time, Proof determines, in its sole and reasonable discretion, that Subscriber is not using the data provided by Proof (“Proof Data”) or Services provided in compliance with any of the foregoing, Proof may terminate the Agreement with Subscriber immediately without notice and without waiving any claim for damages.

    4.2 Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.  The information that the Services provide to the Subscriber may contain consumer identification information governed by GLBA. In accordance with the GLBA, Subscriber certifies that such information will only be used for the following purposes:

    (a) Fraud detection and prevention purposes including use to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims or other liability;
    (b) Completion of a transaction authorized by the User including but not limited to the collection of delinquent accounts;
    (c) Application Verification including but not limited to (i) employment application verification (however, Proof Data cannot be used to make an employment decision as outlined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. §1681 et seq.)), (ii) property leasing application information verification (however, Proof Data cannot be used for making a leasing decision as outlined in the FCRA (15 U.S.C. §1681 et seq.)), and (iii) insurance application information verification (however, Proof Data cannot be used for making a decision to insure an individual or business as outlined in the FCRA (15 U.S.C.§ 1681 et seq.)). Subscriber represents and warrants that Proof Data will not be used for purposes governed by the FCRA;
    (d) Law firm and attorney functions including use by persons, or their representatives, holding a legal or beneficial interest relating to the User;
    (e) Insurance purposes including (a) account administration, (b) reporting, (c) fraud prevention, (d) premium payment processing, (e) claim processing and investigation, (f) benefit administration, or (g) research projects;
    (f) Required institutional risk control programs including complying with federal, state, or local laws, rules, and other applicable legal requirements and
    (g) Dispute resolution for resolving customer disputes or inquiries.

    4.3 Driver's Privacy ProtectionAct.  The information that Proof’s service provides to the Subscriber may contain driver's license and motor vehicle registration information subject to the protections of the DPPA. In accordance with DPPA, Subscriber certifies that such information will only be used for the following purposes:

    (a) Use in the normal course of business, to verify the accuracy of personal information submitted by the User and, if the submitted information is incorrect, to obtain correct information, but only for the purpose of preventing fraud by, or pursuing legal remedies against, or recovering on a debt or security interest against, the User (18 U.S.C. § 2721(b)(3));
    (b) Use by court or other government agency or entity, acting directly on behalf of a government agency (18 U.S.C. § 2721 (b)(1));
    (c) Use for any matter regarding motor vehicle or driver safety or theft; to inform an owner of a towed or impounded vehicle (18 U.S.C.§ 2721 (b)(2));
    (d) Use in connection with a civil, criminal, administrative, or arbitral proceeding (18 U.S.C. § 2721 (b)(4));
    (e) Use by an employer or its agents or insurer to obtain or verify information relating to a holder of a commercial driver's license thatis required under the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 (18 U.S.C. §2721 (b)(9));
    (f) Use by an insurer or insurance support organization, in connection with claims investigation activities, antifraud activities, rating or underwriting (18 U.S.C. § 2721 (b)(6));
    (g) Use by a licensed private investigative agency, or licensed security service, for a purpose permitted in items (a) through (f)above (18 U.S.C. § 2721 (b)(8)); and
    (h) For use in connection with the operation of private toll transportation facilities.