Terms of Use and Disclaimer

This website is intended primarily for the participants and retirees of the Operating Engineers Local 139 Health Benefit Fund (the “Fund”) and their eligible dependents. Use of this website is subject to the following Terms of Use and Disclaimer. By proceeding and using this website, you acknowledge acceptance of these terms. All contents of this website and this Terms of Use and Disclaimer are subject to change without notice. Any change or modification will be effective immediately upon posting and your continued use of the website means that you have agreed to accept any changes or modifications.

The Fund has made this website available to you in order for you to gain easier access to information about your benefits. However, information in this website does not overrule the plan documents (“Plan”), policies, procedures, rules, other official documents of the Fund, statutes and/or regulations, all of which are subject to change. Only the Board of Trustees has the authority to interpret the Plan, policies, procedures, rules and other official documents of the Fund, and your rights can only be determined under the provisions of these documents. The information in this website is not intended to be used as for basis of any eligibility or benefit-related decision. You cannot claim any benefit, file an appeal, or file a lawsuit against based on your reliance on anything contained in this website.

The materials in this website are for general educational and informational purposes only and are not intended to be an authoritative or binding presentation of the Plan, policies, procedures, rules, other official documents of the Fund, statutes and/or regulations governing the Fund. Nothing contained in this website is meant to interpret, extend or change in any way the Plan, policies, procedures, rules, or other official documents of the Fund. The Fund will make every attempt to maintain the accuracy of the information provided on this website. However, all information on the website is provided “as is,” and the Fund, Fund employees or agents, affiliates, and the Board of Trustees do not warrant the completeness, reliability or timeliness of all of the information appearing for all purposes and expressly disclaim liability for errors or omissions in the materials on the website, and disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including an implied warranty of merchantability, warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, or warranty against infringement. The information provided on this website is not intended to be medical, legal, accounting, tax, investment or other professional advice. You should discuss any medical, legal, accounting, tax, investment or other concerns you may have with competent professionals of your choosing.

Links to other websites are contained in this website. These links are offered for your convenience and do not constitute an endorsement of those websites. The Board of Trustees does not assess the suitability, or give any assurance about the potential value of any opinions expressed or the information contained in any outside links referenced in this website. The Fund, Fund employees and agents, affiliates, Board of Trustees and related entities are not liable for any transactions conducted with third parties or any liability arising from the representations or information provided on linked sites.

The materials in this website is proprietary, or properly licensed, to the Fund and may not be copied, reproduced, duplicated, modified, distributed or disclosed without the approval of the Fund. However, you may download materials on any single computer for your personal, noncommercial use. Improper access and use of this website is strictly prohibited and may subject an unauthorized user to criminal and civil penalties, including indemnification of the Fund for loss or damage caused by unauthorized use. By use of this website, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Fund, Fund employees or agents, affiliates, Board of Trustees and related entities from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, liabilities, losses, costs and expenses relating to your use of the website.

Any delay or failure on the part of the Fund to enforce any rights under this Terms of Use and Disclaimer to which they may be entitled shall not be construed as a waiver of the right and privilege to do so at any subsequent time.