Terms and conditions

Load board Terms and conditions
  1. These terms and conditions (the "Terms") govern the use of the Hazfinder ("the Platform", "we" or "us") and any services or features available on the Platform. You agree to be bound by these Terms by accessing or using the Platform.
  2. Use of the Platform. (a) The Platform is available only to companies registered with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) and possessing valid hazardous materials (hazmat) registration. (b) By accessing or using the Platform, you represent and warrant that you are a US-based company registered with PHMSA and that you possess a valid hazmat registration as required by applicable laws and regulations. (c) Hazfinder reserves the right to verify the hazmat registration status of the companies and requires the users to provide proof of registration with PHMSA upon signup. (d) Hazfinder may deny or suspend access to the Platform for users who fail to provide proof of valid hazmat registration with PHMSA or who discontinue their hazmat registration. (e) Hazfinder does not provide hazmat registration services and does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or legality of user hazmat registration status. Users are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations governing hazmat transportation.
  3. Ownership and Intellectual Property. The Platform and all content and materials available on the Platform, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, and software, are the property of Hazfinder or its licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may not use or reproduce any content or materials from the Platform without the prior written consent of Hazfinder.
  4. Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability. (a) No Warranty. The Platform is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. (b) Limitation of Liability. To the extent permitted by law, Hazfinder and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, and agents will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use the Platform, even if Hazfinder has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
  5. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold Hazfinder and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless from any claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or in connection with your use of the Platform, your violation of these Terms, or your violation of any applicable laws or regulations.
  6. The truck routes provided on Hazfinder are generated using Google Maps for informational purposes only. While we strive to offer accurate and up-to-date information, we do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the routes displayed. Users are solely responsible for assessing the suitability of the routes for their intended purpose and should exercise judgment and common sense while following the suggested paths. It's important to note that the routes displayed on this platform may not always reflect real-time conditions, such as road closures, traffic congestion, weather-related issues, or other factors that could affect travel. Users should always consult local authorities, official road signs, and adhere to traffic laws and regulations while navigating any route. Users are strongly encouraged to plan their journeys in advance, cross-check the provided information with alternative sources, and make independent decisions based on their own assessment of the situation. Reliance on the routes provided on this platform is at the user's own risk. We disclaim any liability for any loss, injury, or inconvenience sustained by any person resulting from the use of the routes or the information provided herein. By using this platform, you acknowledge and agree that the routes are provided "as is" and without any warranty or representation, express or implied, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We reserve the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the route planning service at any time without notice. Your use of this platform constitutes your agreement to these terms and conditions.
  7. Payment Processing: (a) Subscription Fees: By subscribing to the Platform, you agree to pay the applicable subscription fees as described on the Platform. Subscription fees will be charged on a recurring basis in accordance with the selected subscription plan. (b) Payment Processor: We use Stripe ("Payment Processor") to process subscription payments on the Platform. By using the Platform, you agree to comply with Stripe's terms of service and privacy policy. (c) Payment Details: We do not collect or store your payment details, such as credit card numbers or bank account information. All payment details are securely processed by the Payment Processor. By providing payment information on the Platform, you authorize the Payment Processor to charge the specified amount to your selected payment method. (d) Payment Authorization: You represent and warrant that you are authorized to use the payment method provided and that the payment information provided is accurate and complete. You agree to promptly update your payment information if there are any changes or if the information provided becomes invalid or outdated. (e) Subscription Renewal: Your subscription will automatically renew at the end of each subscription period unless you cancel your subscription before the renewal date. You authorize the Payment Processor to charge the applicable subscription fee to your selected payment method for each renewal period. (f) Payment Disputes: If you believe that a payment has been processed in error or if you have any concerns regarding a payment, please contact us immediately. We will investigate the matter and work to resolve any payment disputes in a timely manner. (g) Taxes: You are responsible for any applicable taxes, including sales tax, value-added tax (VAT), or other similar taxes, that may be imposed on your subscription fees. Subscription fees do not include any taxes, and you agree to pay any such taxes in addition to the subscription fees.
  8. Modifications. Hazfinder may modify these Terms from time to time. If we make material changes to the Terms, we will notify you by email or by posting a notice on the Platform. Your continued use of the Platform after such notice constitutes your acceptance of the modified Terms.
  9. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution. These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois. Any disputes arising out of or in connection with these Terms or the Platform will be resolved through binding arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association.
  10. Miscellaneous (a) Entire Agreement. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Hazfinder with respect to the use of the Platform and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and Hazfinder. (b) Assignment. You may not assign or transfer these Terms, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Hazfinder. Hazfinder may assign or transfer these Terms, in whole or in part, without your consent. (c) Severability. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect. (d) Waiver. The failure of Hazfinder to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision. (e) Contact Us. If you have any questions or comments about these Terms or the Platform, please contact us at [insert contact information].
By using Hazfinder Load Board, you agree to comply with these terms and conditions. Failure to comply with these terms may result in the termination of your account or legal action.
  1. Hazfinder Load Board is committed to protecting the privacy of our users. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and disclose information about users of our load board platform. By accessing or using the Platform, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  2. Information. We Collect (a) Information You Provide. We collect information you provide when you create an account, post loads, or contact us for support. This may include your name, email address, phone number, company name, hazmat registration, and any other information you choose to provide. (b) Information We Collect Automatically. When you use the Platform, we may automatically collect information about your device, location, and usage. This may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, and the pages you visit on the Platform. We may also collect location information from your device or browser if you enable this feature. (c) Information from Other Sources. We may receive information about you from third-party sources, such as social media platforms if you choose to link your account with these services.
  3. How We Use Your Information. (a) To Provide and Improve the Platform. We use your information to provide and improve the Platform, including to facilitate load postings, match loads with carriers, and provide customer support. (b) To Communicate with You. We may use your information to communicate with you about the Platform, including to send you service-related notifications and updates. (c) For Research and Analytics. We may use your information to conduct research and analytics, such as to understand how users interact with the Platform and to improve our services. (d) For Marketing and Advertising. We may use your information to send you promotional materials about our services or to show you targeted advertising based on your interests and location.
  4. How We Disclose Your Information. (a) With Your Consent. We may disclose your information with your consent, such as if you authorize us to share your information with a third-party service provider. (b) To Service Providers. We may disclose your information to third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf, such as hosting, analytics, and marketing services. (c) For Legal Reasons. We may disclose your information if required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, court order, or other legal process. (d) In Connection with Business Transactions. We may disclose your information in connection with a merger, acquisition, or other business transaction involving Hazfinder.
  5. Your Choices. (a) Account Information. You may review, update, or delete your account information at any time by logging into your account or contacting us at [insert contact information]. (b) Communications. You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us by following the instructions in the communication or by contacting us at [insert contact information]. (c) Location Information. You may disable location services on your device or browser or decline location sharing when prompted by the Platform, but this may limit your ability to use certain features of the Platform.
  6. Security Measures: (a) We are committed to ensuring the security and protection of user information from unauthorized access, disclosure, and destruction. We implement reasonable and appropriate technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to safeguard user information against unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. (b) Access Controls: Access to user information is restricted to authorized personnel who have a legitimate business need to access such information. Access to user information is granted on a need-to-know basis and is strictly monitored and controlled. (c) Encryption: We use industry-standard encryption protocols to secure user information during transmission over the internet. All sensitive information, such as payment details, is encrypted using secure socket layer (SSL) technology to protect it from interception and unauthorized access. (d) Data Minimization: We collect and retain only the minimum amount of user information necessary to provide the services offered on the platform. We do not store sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or bank account details, on our servers. (e) Monitoring and Auditing: We regularly monitor and audit our systems and processes to detect and prevent security breaches. We conduct security assessments and penetration testing to identify and remediate vulnerabilities in our systems. (f) Employee Training: We provide training to our employees on security best practices and the importance of safeguarding user information. Employees are required to adhere to strict security policies and procedures when handling user information.
  7. Protection Against Unauthorized Access, Disclosure, and Destruction: (a) Unauthorized Access: We implement access controls and authentication mechanisms to prevent unauthorized access to user information. User accounts are protected by passwords or other authentication methods to ensure that only authorized users can access the platform. (b) Unauthorized Disclosure: We do not disclose user information to third parties except as described in our Privacy Policy or with user consent. We take measures to prevent unauthorized disclosure of user information, such as by implementing data access controls and encryption. (c) Unauthorized Destruction: We maintain backups and disaster recovery mechanisms to prevent the accidental or unauthorized destruction of user information. Backup copies of user data are securely stored and regularly tested to ensure data integrity and availability in the event of a disaster.
  8. Reporting Security Incidents: (a) If you become aware of any unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of user information or any other security incident, please contact us immediately. We will investigate the matter promptly and take appropriate action to address the incident. (b) We will notify affected users and relevant authorities in accordance with applicable laws and regulations if we determine that a security incident poses a risk of harm to users or if notification is otherwise required by law.
  9. Data Retention. We will retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. When we no longer need to use your information, we will securely dispose of it.
  10. Third-Party Links and Services. The Platform may contain links to third-party websites or services, such as service platforms or social media platforms. These links are provided for your convenience and do not imply endorsement or affiliation with these third-party services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party websites or services.
  11. Changes to this Privacy Policy. We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our information practices or legal requirements. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on the Platform or by sending you a notification. Your continued use of the Platform after any such updates indicates your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy.
  12. Contact Us. If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or our information practices, please contact us via our Contacts page.