Terms of Service

1. Terms

By accessing the website at https://www.southbendtaxi.com (South Bend Taxi) and your use or employ of our transportation (Southbendtaxi shuttle or livery) services, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site, and prohibited from hiring our transportation services. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law. Unless otherwise stated, the contents of this site including, but not limited to, the text and images contained herein and their arrangement are the property of South Bend Taxi. All trademarks used or referred to in this website are the property of their respective owners.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on South Bend Taxi's website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not: modify or copy the materials; use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial); attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on South Bend Taxi's website; remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by South Bend Taxi at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on South Bend Taxi's website are provided on an 'as is' basis. The information provided on this site is free of charge and for informational purposes only and does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and South Bend Taxi. Links on this site may lead to services or sites not operated by Southbendtaxi.com .South Bend Taxi makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

4. Limitations

In no event will South Bend Taxi or its suppliers and affiliate companies be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, consequential, or other damages (including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or data) without regard to the form of action and whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with this site, any content on or accessed through this site or any site service linked to, provided by, or any copying, displaying, or use thereof, even if South Bend Taxi or a South Bend Taxi authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damages. All drivers recommended by South Bend Taxi whether online, via phone, or any other means act as independent contractors and are require to carry their own valid & approved City of South Bend Indiana U.S.A licensing and commercial insurance. South Bend Taxi is not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, consequential, monetary, bodily injury, physical, psychological, or any other damages pertained to your use of recommended independent contractor drivers.

5. Accuracy of Materials & Links

The materials appearing on South Bend Taxi's website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. South Bend Taxi does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. South Bend Taxi may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However South Bend Taxi does not make any commitment to update the materials. South Bend Taxi has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by South Bend Taxi of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.

6. Submissions

South Bend Taxi does not accept unauthorized idea submissions outside of established business relationships. To protect the interests of our current clients and ourselves, we must treat the issue of such submissions with care. Without a clear business relationship, South Bend Taxi cannot and does not treat any such submissions in confidence. Accordingly, please do not communicate unauthorized idea submissions to South Bend Taxi or through this website. Any ideas disclosed to South Bend Taxi outside a pre-existing and documented confidential business relationship are not confidential and South Bend Taxi may therefore develop, use and freely disclose or publish similar ideas without compensating you or accounting to you. Idea submissions and development or lack thereof cannot limit competitive forces or natural business and industry trends undertaken by South Bend Taxi or any other taxi/livery service. By submitting an idea or other detailed submission to South Bend Taxi through this website, you agree to be bound by the terms of this stated policy.

7. Livery Services

All charter and taxi/livery service deposits are NON refundable. Reservations should NOT exceed time limits. There is a 10 minute complementary allowance beyond time limit, client is responsible for a full hour fee post the 10 minute allowance.Southbendtaxi is not liable in the event of mechanical breakdown while on transit or charter and will only be responsible in collaboration with client for arranging alternative mode of transportation. The client assumes full financial liability for any damage to the vehicle caused during the duration of the rental by them or any members of their party.

Any fines for alcohol consumption while vehicle is in operation whereby prohibited by law will be paid for by the client/passengers. A fee may be asserted for sanitation. Smoking and or drug use in public and livery vehicles is strictly prohibited by law. It is Illegal to stand through the sunroof. The driver has the authorization and right to terminate the trip without refund (if there is blatant indiscretion on the part of the client(s).

All sales are final Southbendtaxi is not responsible for refunds in the case of client lack of utilization of services. We are not responsible for delays or the termination of 3rd party travel itineraries (airlines, cruise lines, rail lines etc.) We are not responsible for delays or termination in winter caused by unsafe road conditions (i.e. flooded, unsalted, hazardous, road construction, accidents, etc.) We are not responsible and don’t refund for articles left in vehicles. Invoiced balances to be paid to the billing contact on the trip date before the beginning of the trip. We do not advice loading vehicles beyond seating capacity.

8. Livery Drivers

South Bend Taxi markets and promotes taxicab/transportation services both online and offline and collaborates or affiliates with Eagle Cab Company in South Bend, IN. Eagle Cab Co. drivers are independent contractors responsible for provision of services and requests of customers whether referred to by South Bend Taxi or customers gained by any other format including referral from other Taxi Services or staged pickups from Airports.

Eagle Cab Co. and general City of South Bend Livery and Taxi drivers are independently responsible to obey general driving rules and laws governing the operation of vehicles over the road in the City of South Bend, the State of Indiana and United States. Drivers must adhere to requirements set by the State of Indiana and the City of South Bend transportation governing bureaus including the provisions set for Taxicab Licenses & Inspections. Drivers need to abide by the Municipal Code including the provisions determining Code of Conduct, Taxi-rates, Vehicle Maintenance, City Inspections, and Commercial Insurance provisions as set by the City of South Bend IN. Neither is South Bend Taxi its owners or managment liable for Taxi driver violations of set standards and rules by the City of South Bend and presiding Local, State, and National laws governing the operation of Taxi/Livery vehicles. South Bend Taxi is not liable for any interaction between drivers and customers that cause monetary damages or the involvement of any authoritative body including legal or judicial review.

South Bend Taxi is not obligated to provide referrals and has the right to terminate the referral of customers to independent drivers, just as drivers are not mandated to accept referrals from South Bend Taxi or any other Taxi Service, and in turn have the right to terminate the referral service and any referral fee structure as agreed. Drivers are responsible to inform the representatives at South Bend Taxi and their respective Taxi Companies and the City of South Bend IN if and when unable to continue the operation of Taxicab/Livery vehicles. South Bend Taxi is not liable for any physical, emotional, psychological, or monetary damages in lieu of its business referral service to independent drivers.

South Bend Taxi may revise these terms of service at any time without notice. By acceptance of referal business, drivers agree to be bound by these terms or the then current version of the terms of service. If Taxi drivers object to the terms of service, they are responsible to refuse the referral business or turn down opportunities from South Bend Taxi. By having engaged in referals and business with South Bend Taxi, drivers agree to be bound by a service level non compete agreement as interpreted by trademark and copyright laws in the State of Indiana. Any usage of South Bend Taxi name, likeness, branding, or other digital attributes without permission for an exploitative or commercial purpose is subject or warranted legal grounds for legal action. Any legal action proceeding related to South Bend Taxi, drivers, or customers shall be governed by the Laws of Indiana. If any provision of this agreement shall be determined by a competent court to be invalid, the portion shall be reviewed in accordance to applicable law and interpreted as nearly as possible to reflect the original intent, the remainder provisions shall remain in full effect.

9. Lost & Found Item

Property is lost when the owner loses possession by accident, forgetfulness, or any other means. If you think you may have left or lost an item in our vehicles, please contact us and provide your date and time of trip, and the pickup and drop off location. South Bend Taxi makes an effort to return items or property that is found upon owners request. Beware that South Bend Taxi is not liable for any lost, left behind, abandoned, or forgotten items, property, or luggage within our business premises, our Taxi vehicles or during the course of any other interaction between you and South Bend Taxi. In use of our services, you acknowledge that South Bend Taxi is not responsible for finding, replacing, accounting or compensating for lost, left behind, forgotten, or abandoned items, and furthermore, your items, property, and or luggage are not governed under our commercial auto insurance policy.

10. Governing Law

South Bend Taxi maintains this site in Indiana, U.S.A. and you agree that these terms of use and any legal action or proceeding relating to this site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Indiana without reference to its choice of law rules. If you attempt to bring any legal proceedings against South Bend Taxi you specifically acknowledge that South Bend Taxi is free to choose the jurisdiction of our preference as to where such action against us may be held. As you have agreed by using this site to choose the laws of the State of Indiana to govern any such proceedings, we will probably choose to defend any such action in Indiana and we can make this decision entirely as it suits us, without regard to where in the world you are located, or from where in the world you visited this site.

You are responsible for complying with the laws of the jurisdiction from which you are accessing this site and you agree that you will not access or use the information on this site in violation of such laws. Unless expressly stated otherwise herein, any information submitted by you through this site shall be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary. You represent that you have the lawful right to submit such information and agree that you will not submit any information unless you are legally entitled to do so. Because of the open nature of the Internet, we recommend that you not submit information you consider confidential.

You agree that in the event of any breach or threatened breach, South Bend Taxi and its representatives may obtain monetary damages in addition to any other legal remedies which may be available, including reimbursement of costs and reasonable attorney fees – as such equitable relief may be necessary to protect South Bend Taxi against any such breach or threatened breach. If any provision of this Agreement shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, the unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties, and the remainder of the provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

11. Modifications
South Bend Taxi may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service. Thank you for your cooperation!

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