RapidRed™ - Prepaid Card Account

RapidRed™ Prepaid Card Account - Terms and Conditions

Last Updated September 12, 2011

These RapidRed Prepaid Card Account Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) set forth the terms and conditions under which you may participate in the RapidRed Prepaid Card Account Program (“RR Program”) offered to you by Sigma-Aldrich, Inc. (“Sigma-Aldrich” or “we”). You represent and warrant that (i) you possess the legal right and authority to agree to these Terms on your own behalf and, if applicable, on behalf of your employer or other business entity for whom you are acting as an agent, contractor or other representative (“your Principal”), (ii) you or your Principal is a registered customer of Sigma-Aldrich and has submitted a Profile Form through the Sigma-Aldrich Web Site (“Site”), (iii) you or your Principal is applying for one or more RapidRed Prepaid Card Accounts (each an “RR Account” and collectively “RR Accounts”) under the RR Program by completing the “RR Program Registration Page” and (iv) the registration information you submit on the RR Program Registration Page is accurate, (v) you are the same individual identified on the RR Program Registration Page, (vi) the local country of origin you list on the RR Program Registration Page is the same as your and/or your Principal’s local country of origin, and (vii) you have the authority, on your own behalf and/or on behalf of your Principal, to apply for an RR Account and to submit the required information on the RR Program Registration Page.

You acknowledge and agree that by completing the RR Program Registration Page and upon first use of any of your RR Accounts you shall be deemed have agreed to these Terms and that these Terms shall be binding upon you and, if applicable, your Principal. As referenced in these Terms, the terms “you” and “your” refer, as applicable, to you individually and to your Principal.

SIGMA-ALDRICH RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REVISE THESE TERMS AT ANY TIME. WHEN WE DO, WE WILL ALSO REVISE THE “LAST UPDATED” DATE AT THE TOP OF THESE TERMS. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR REGULARLY REVIEWING THE CURRENT TERMS. The most current version of the Terms will be located as a hyperlink on your RR Program Registration Page and on your RR Account login page which you use to access your RR Accounts. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE RR PROGRAM AND ANY RR ACCOUNT AFTER WE POST ANY REVISED TERMS CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO ANY SUCH REVISED TERMS.

  1. Registration. Access to the RR Program and receipt of an RR Account is conditioned upon your agreement to abide by these Terms. You are deemed to have agreed to these Terms when you submit an accurately completed RR Program Registration Page and upon such submission, you have clicked the box indicating that you accept these Terms along with the standard the Sigma-Aldrich Site Use Terms (“Site Use Terms”) and Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”), both of which apply to your use of the RR Program. Hyperlinks to the Site Use Terms and Privacy Policy are available for review on the RR Program Registration Page and on the main Site pages.
  2. Prepayment. Upon receipt by Sigma-Aldrich of your completed RR Program Registration Page, you will receive an automatically generated RR Account number and an associated pin number (PIN). You will not receive a physical card. Once you have been approved for an RR Account, you must remit to Sigma-Aldrich an amount of prepaid funds for your RR Account that exceed the Minimum Funding Amount shown on the RR Program page of the Site (“Funded Amount”). You may remit the Funded Amount by choosing one of the available funding mechanisms described on the RR Program page of the Site, which may include payment by check, wire transfer and, if available at the time of your registration, credit card. You will not be able to use your RR Account until you remit the Funded Amount to Sigma-Aldrich. The “Minimum Funding Amount” and the “Maximum Funding Amount” that may be placed on any RR Account are determined by Sigma-Aldrich on a per-country basis, may vary from country to country, and are subject to change. Minimum and Maximum Funding Amounts for each country participating in the RR Program may be listed on the RR Program page of the Site and/or will be made available to you through your local customer service or sales representative. For more information about RR Program terms specific to your local country of origin, including the applicable Minimum or Maximum Funding Amounts or Term of the RR Program (as described below), please contact your country’s local Sigma-Aldrich customer service or sales representative. You hereby represent that you have the full power and authority, on your own behalf and on behalf of your Principal, to transfer the Funded Amount to Sigma-Aldrich.
  3. Use of the RR Accounts. When placing an order for goods or services with Sigma-Aldrich, you will enter your RR Account number, PIN and any other information reasonably required to verify and authenticate your user status. You may only use your RR Account to purchase goods or services that will be delivered within the local country of origin listed on your RR Program Registration Page during the registration process. You are strictly prohibited from using your RR Account to purchase goods or services that will be delivered to any destination outside the listed local country of origin. Additional terms and conditions applicable to orders for goods or services will be made available to you online when you place your order. The total amount of your purchase (including, without limitation, any sales or other taxes associated therewith) will be debited from the balance of your RR Account. The balance of your RR Account (“Account Balance”) will be equal to the original Funded Amount less purchases so debited, plus additional amounts you add to the RR Account using the reloading process described in Section 4 hereof. Your RR Account is not a line of credit. You may only purchase goods or services up to the amount of your then current Account Balance. If your total requested purchase amount exceeds your then current Account Balance, your purchase will be denied and you will be required to add funds to your Account Balance using a reloading mechanism. In the event your Account Balance reaches the Minimum Funding Amount, you will receive automated alerts requiring reloading of funds. Using your RR Account number and PIN, you may navigate at any time through the RR Program page of the Site to access information on all of your RR Accounts, including Account Balance and current transactions.
  4. Term of RR Accounts; Reloading. The initial period of time during which you may use your RR Account, the reloading period, and the expiration date of your RR Account (collectively, the “Term”) is determined by Sigma-Aldrich on a per-country basis, subject to change in Sigma-Aldrich’s sole discretion, and in all cases to Sigma-Aldrich’s termination rights. The RR Account Term applicable to each country participating in the RR Program may be listed on the RR Program page of the Site, and/or may be obtained by contacting your local customer service or sales representative. You may, at any time during the Term, add funds (“reloading”) to any RR Account up to the Maximum Funding Amount by selecting from the available funding mechanisms on the RR Program page of the Site. Such additional funds will not be posted to your RR Account(s) until your payment has cleared. You may continue to reload your RR Accounts or allow your RR Accounts to retain a zero balance through the Term. Upon the expiration of the Term, your RR Account will be inactivated, and you will be required to open a new RR Account by completing a new RR Program Registration Page pursuant to the process described in these Terms. Sigma-Aldrich may, at its sole option and subject to your Refund Right (as defined in Section 5), terminate any RR Account at any time during the Term that has a zero Account Balance, or that has fallen below the Minimum Funding Amount.
  5. Refunds. You have the right (a “Refund Right”) to request a refund of your RR Account Balance at any time during the Term, provided, that all refunds expressly exclude those amounts (if any) funded to your RR Account by Sigma-Aldrich through promotional or special programs offered to you by Sigma-Aldrich (“S-A Funds”). Sigma-Aldrich will promptly refund your RR Account Balance, less any S-A Funds, using a mutually agreed method, which may include check, electronic remittance to your bank account, or a credit to an account (other than the RR Account) that you maintain with Sigma-Aldrich. If your initial Funded Amount or any reloading was paid using a credit card (if applicable), we may refund your RR Account Balance, less any S-A Funds, by issuing a charge-back to such credit card.
  6. Authority to use the RR Accounts. By agreeing to these Terms, you will be deemed to represent, in each instance that you utilize an RR Account, that you have been authorized by your Principal to do so. You also agree (a) to maintain the confidentiality of your RR Account number(s) and each associated PIN and other passwords, and (b) that you are fully responsible for any and all activities that occur under your username, all RR Account number(s) and/or PIN(s).
  7. Changes to the RR Program. Sigma-Aldrich may modify, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of the RR Program at any time, subject to your Refund Right.
  8. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability. The Disclaimer of Warranties and the Limitation of Liability and Sole Remedy contained in the Site Use Terms will, subject to your Refund Right hereunder, apply to the RR Program, RR Accounts and use thereof, to the same extent such provisions apply to the Site and the Service (as defined in the Site Use Terms).
  9. Privacy Policy. Any Personal Information, as defined in Sigma-Aldrich’s Privacy Policy, provided by you in connection with the RR Program will be subject to the terms of the Privacy Policy.
  10. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Sigma-Aldrich, its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, suppliers and content providers and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, shareholders, co-branders, partners, successors and assigns harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, damages, liabilities, judgments, demands, and fees and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorney's fees) asserted by any third party due to or arising out of (a) your breach of these Terms (including without limitation, any breach of any of your representations, warranties and covenants contained herein), (b) your access to or use of the RR Program or an RR Account, and/or (c) the violation of any rights of another resulting from or relating to your use of the RR Program and/or any RR Account.
  11. General. These Terms, the Site Use Terms, Privacy Policy and all applicable terms of sale contain the full understanding of the parties with respect to your use and access of the RR Program and/or the RR Accounts and supersede all prior agreements and understandings, both written and oral, with respect to such subject matter.

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