ILD CONSUMER AGREEMENT
This ILD Consumer Agreement ("Agreement") sets forth the terms and conditions that apply to Your purchase of Services from The Kroger Co. By using the Services, You agree to the terms and conditions in this Agreement and any changes that may be made to the Agreement. If You do not agree to the terms of this Agreement or have any questions about the Agreement, do not purchase or use our products without contacting Customer Service at (800) 492-2969.
"Account" refers to a prepaid balance established with The Kroger Co. which is associated with the Consumer’s phone number allowing Consumer to purchase and use the Service.
"Elite Telecom," "We," "Our," and "Us" means NetworkIP, LLC (d.b.a. Elite Telecom) “Client” means The Kroger Co. and its affiliates, distributors or retailers authorized to market and/or distribute the Service.
“Service” means the International Long Distance (ILD) Service provided by Elite Telecom which provides the Consumer with international calling capability.
“Consumer”, "You" and "Your" means the end-user of the Service also the owner of the Account. "Website" is the website found at www.krogerphonecard.com or such other location as designated by Client and contains the specific prices and charges, Service descriptions and other terms and conditions not set forth here that apply to the specific Service.
You can also request information about the specific prices and charges, Service descriptions and other terms and conditions not set forth here that apply to the Service by calling toll free at (800) 492-2969. This Agreement incorporates by reference the Service’s prices, charges, restrictions and the terms and conditions for using the Service and/or owning an Account, as well as any disclosures, provisions, limitations or other information provided with, or printed on any promotional materials associated with the Service.
Charges and Payment
Price, Feature and Rate Changes
We may change the prices or features associated with the Service from time to time, and such changes will be effective from the time they are posted or available through the Website. The terms and conditions of the Service, including the rates for calls made and/or available destinations in conjunction with the use of the Service are subject to change at any time without prior notice. All calls for the PAYGo ILD Service are billed in one minute increments. The PAYGo ILD Service expires 24 months after last use or recharge. Directory Assistance has a surcharge of $0.85 per call. Calls made from a Payphone will incur a surcharge of $0.99 per call. There are no additional fees or surcharges associated with the Services. Account cannot be refunded, returned or exchanged except where prohibited by law and has no surrender value. You may contact Customer Service at (800) 492-2969 or visit the Website if You have any questions about the Service, including the international long distance rates associated with the Service.
Suspending/Canceling the Service
If We have reason to believe that You or someone else is abusing the Service fraudulently or unlawfully through Your Account, or if Your form of payment for the Service is cancelled, disabled, discontinued or otherwise dishonored, We reserve the right to immediately suspend, restrict, deactivate or cancel the Service and close Your Account without advance notice. In the event of suspension or cancellation of the Service due to any other aforementioned reasons, Elite Telecom may from time to time discontinue offering the Service, or if necessary, cancel all Accounts, immediately upon a determination by any governmental authority that the provision of the Service is contrary to any law, rule or regulation or upon Your violation of this Consumer Agreement.
Elite Telecom and its Client are not responsible for any ancillary costs incurred by You, including but not limited to, cell phone provider charges or fees and/or penalties incurred by the Consumer in the event the Consumer uses the Service for any unlawful purpose.
Restrictions on Use; Intellectual Property
All of Elite Telecom and Client trademarks, service marks, symbols, logos, other identifying indicia and the intellectual property rights thereto (collectively “Marks”) are the property of Elite Telecom or its Client and You shall have no right in or to the Marks or any right to use the Marks including any and all Marks associated with the Service and the Website. You are not permitted to commercially resell the Service or to print, produce, sell or distribute anything containing the Marks or to sell or distribute any telecommunication products that use or are associated with the Service.
You agree that Elite Telecom or its authorized Clients shall not be responsible for any third party claims against Elite Telecom, Client and/or You that arise from Your use of the Service or Your Account. Further, You agree to reimburse Elite Telecom and or Client for all costs and expenses related to the defense of any such claims, including attorneys’ fees, unless such claims are based upon Our willful misconduct or gross negligence. This provision will continue to remain in force after the Agreement expires or is otherwise terminated.
Limitations of Liability
This section describes Elite Telecom’s or its authorized Clients responsibility for any claims for damages You may assert arising out of the failure of the Service or any other claims You may assert in connection with the Service, or in connection with the transfer of funds to Your Account or with this Agreement. We are not liable for any Service failures. Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, We and Our affiliates, authorized distributors, Clients, partners, directors, officers, members and employees are not liable to You or to any third party for any costs, liabilities or damages arising either directly or indirectly from any cause, action or claim relating to the Service, the Website and/or the telecommunication services underlying the Service, including without limitation any actual, incidental, consequential, exemplary, punitive, reliance or special damages, or for any claims for loss of revenue, lost profits, lost use, data, or goodwill or for lost business opportunities of any kind or nature whatsoever. These limitations apply even if the damages were foreseeable or We were told that they were possible, and these limitations apply whether the claim is based upon contract, tort, statute, fraud, misrepresentation, or any other legal or equitable theory. We will not be liable for any damages if the telecommunication services underlying the Service are interrupted, or if there is a problem with the interconnection of the Service with the service, products or equipment of some other party. This section will survive the expiration or termination of the Agreement. Because some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusions or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, Elite Telecom’s liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.
You acknowledge that (a) the Service is provided by Elite Telecom “AS IS”, and (b) we make no warranty to You or to any third party whatsoever, directly or indirectly, express, implied or statutory, as to the suitability, durability, description, quality, title, non-infringement, merchantability, completeness or fitness for use or purpose of the Service or any Elite Telecom product associated with the Service. All such warranties are hereby expressly excluded and disclaimed. We also make no warranty that the Service will be uninterrupted or error free. We do not authorize anyone, including, but not limited to, Elite Telecom employees or Clients, to make any warranties on Our behalf and You should not rely on any such statement. Your use of the Service is solely at Your risk. Because some jurisdictions do no permit the exclusion of certain warranties, these exclusions may not apply to You.
No Third Party Rights
This Agreement does not provide any third party with a remedy, claim, or right of reimbursement.
Acts Beyond Our Control
Neither You or Elite Telecom or Client will be responsible or liable to the other for any failure to perform duties under this Consumer Agreement where that failure is due to an act outside the reasonable control of You, Elite Telecom, or Client (Force Majeure Event), including but not limited to the failure to perform due to any of the following: fire, explosion, power blackout, earthquake, volcanic action, flood, the weather elements, strike, embargo, civil or military authority, war, acts of God, acts or omissions of carriers or suppliers, or acts of regulatory or governmental agencies.
We can assign all or part of Our rights or duties under this Agreement without notifying You. If We elect to make such an assignment, We will have no further obligations to You under this Agreement or in connection with Your purchase or use of the Products. You may not assign this Agreement without Our prior written consent.
Any notice from Elite Telecom to You under this Agreement will be provided by one or more of the following: on Our Website, a recorded announcement on a Product, letter, or a call to a telephone number provided by You.
You may contact Us by mail at:
119 W. Tyler Street
Longview, TX 75601
You may contact Client by mail at:
The Kroger Co.
1014 Vine Street
If any part of this Agreement is found invalid, the rest of the Agreement will remain valid and enforceable.
Your payment and personal information is always safe. Our policies, procedures and technical systems that store, process and/or transmit cardholder data (credit card number, name, and address) has satisfactorily met the requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards as set forth by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council and endorsed by the major payment brands.
We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We may collect personally identifiable information when you visit our site, however we will not sell your personally identifiable information to anyone.
This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to its choice of law rules. This governing law provision applies no matter where You reside, or where You use, purchase or pay for the Products.
Changes to the Agreement
This Agreement may only be changed in the manner provided for in this section. Elite Telecom or Client may change this Agreement and the information contained elsewhere on the Website from time to time. All such changes will be effective at the time of posting on the Website. You may also request a copy of the revised Agreement by calling Customer Service toll free at (800) 492-2969.
Revised: December 1, 2014