1) - Disclaimer Agreement of Warranties and Liabilities

Information contained within this Website is intended solely for general information for the participants and beneficiaries of the Funds. Such material and advice rendered through this Website are intended to be used to be used solely by participants and beneficiaries of the Funds of the New York State Teamsters Benefit Funds. The information contained on this Website is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for the information contained in the Summary Plan Descriptions and Plans of the NYS  Teamsters Benefit Funds. The facts relating to your own entitlement to benefits can only be properly addressed by an authorized representative of the Funds. Information provided on this Website does not constitute an implied contract between you and the New York State Teamsters.

To Ensure the independence of the information provided in the Website, no entities other than the New York State Teamsters, have any responsibilities, obligations or rights of control with respect to the content of this Website. Neither the NYS Teamsters nor its agents or representatives make any representations to the accuracy, completeness or correctness, timeliness or usefulness of any information contained herein. ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE NYS TEAMSTERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS MAKING ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE FITNESS OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE, ITS APPLICATION OR PURPOSE OR ITS NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Solely for the purpose of providing access to information of potential utility to Website users, hypertext links appear on this Website to allow direct access to such information. However, the NYS Teamsters Benefit Funds do not monitor or review the content of such independently operated Websites. The inclusion of such hypertext links is neither intended nor understood to constitute any implied or express approval or acceptance of the validity of the information, financial or otherwise, contained in such independent Websites and is not intended nor should it be understood  by the user as an endorsement or recommendation of any of the information, products, or manufacturers identified  in those independently operated Websites.

Except for the NYS Teamsters Benefit Funds, the Sponsors of this Website and the business entities mentioned herein (including those entities for which a hypertext link is provided) have no involvement or responsibility whatsoever in determining. reviewing, monitoring, or censoring any portion of the content of this Website.

By accessing this Website , you agree that in no event will the NYS Teamsters Benefit Funds, sponsor of this Website, and any of the business entities mentioned herein (including entities for which a hypertext link is provided) be liable to you or anyone else, either directly or indirectly, for any decision, financial or otherwise, made or action taken by you or anyone else based upon or in reliance upon the information provided through this Website.

The materials provided in this Website are copyrighted and may be downloaded using a Web browser for PERSONAL USE ONLY. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any copyrighted material, documents, trade name, or logo or other graphic, in whole or in part, for any other reason is expressly prohibited, unless otherwise noted (such as downloadable forms) or prior written consent is obtained from the New York State Benefit Funds, or from the owner of such material.

Opinions on the Website or otherwise communicated may not be of the New York State Teamsters Benefit Funds, but may be of a linked website not affiliated with the New York State Teamsters.

If any provision in this Disclaimer Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, then the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect to the fullest extent possible.

2) - Privacy Statement

The New York State Teamsters ("NYST") believes that every member has a privacy interest in his/her own personal information. Any information collected by the New York Teamsters Benefit Funds Website shall not be sold, shared, or otherwise disclosed to any third parties.

Our Commitment to Accuracy in Reporting
We strive to provide you with accurate information regarding your entitlement to benefits.

How to Contact Us with Questions/ Comments
NYST Benefit Funds Questions/Comments:  [email protected]
Ownership of Information
You have a privacy interest in each portion of information which is identifiable of you. Aside from that privacy interest, the NYS Teamsters Benefit Funds owns unencumbered all information in the NYS Teamsters Benefit Funds Website. Other than the uses of the information mentioned above, we will not sell, share or otherwise disclose this information to any third parties.

Governing Law and Forum
Any disputes between NYS Teamsters Benefit Funds and any other party shall be determined, if applicable, under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"). To the extent that ERISA is inapplicable, such disputes shall be determined under the law of the state of New York, and any legal action concerning NYS Teamsters Benefit Funds' Website shall only be brought in the courts of the state of New York.