Please review the Terms carefully before using the website.
2. Informational Purpose
The purpose of this website is to provide you with information
about the Southern California Drug Benefit Fund (“Benefit Fund”), the Southern California
United Food and Commercial Workers Unions and Drug Employers Pension Fund (“Drug
Pension Fund”) and the Southern California General Sales Employers and United Food and
Commercial Workers Unions Pension Fund (“General Sales Pension Fund”). All three funds are
collectively referred to in the Terms as the “Funds.” The Funds are administered by the Trust
Fund Office (“Trust Fund Office”). The information on this website is intended for the
participants in the Funds and their covered spouses, domestic partners, dependents and
beneficiaries (collectively “Covered Persons”) and the Funds’ providers.
The documents on this website (including, but not limited to, any Summary Plan Documents
(“SPDs”)) are not the official medical or pension plans of the respective Funds (the “Plan
Documents”). Neither the SPDs, this website nor any statement or promise made by any person
(including employees of the (i) Trust Fund Office, (ii) UFCW local unions or (iii) contributing
employers) can modify the Plan Documents in any way. In the event of any difference between
this website (including the SPDs) and the Plan Documents, the Plan Documents shall
control. Only the Board of Trustees for the applicable Fund has the discretion and authority to
determine questions concerning the interpretation or administration of that Fund including, but
not limited to, all questions relating to eligibility for, and amount of, benefits. The determination
of the Board of Trustees shall be conclusive and binding. You should contact the Funds Office
for your personal information about vesting, eligibility for benefits and their amount.
3. Account Information and Accountability
Access to certain areas and information on this
website is limited to Covered Persons and requires that such persons establish an account in
accordance with the instructions at www.ufcwdf.org (“Account”). By agreeing to establish and
use an Account, you are authorizing us to act on instructions received under your username and
password. You are responsible for keeping your username and password and applicable security
question information confidential. Please do not disclose them to anyone.
You understand that you may be required to change your username, password and/or applicable
security question information from time to time in accordance with Funds security policies and
procedures or specific concerns of the Funds. You should notify the Funds Office at once if you
believe another person has improperly obtained your username, password or applicable security
question information, if you believe someone has accessed or used your Account without your
permission, or if you suspect any fraudulent activity on your Account. If you do not access your
Account for a period of more than six (6) months, or if there are more than five (5) consecutive
failed log-in attempts to your Account, we reserve the right to de-activate your Account.
To reactivate your Account, please contact Web Services at (323) 666-8910. You may be required to
provide reasonable personal identification to re-activate your Account. We reserve the right to
terminate your Account in our reasonable discretion, including, without limitation, in the event
The Funds offer you the ability to review and change or update your Account registration,
verification of your identity and contact information by logging into your Account and entering
in the new information yourself [or by contacting the Funds office at (323) 666-8910]. You must
promptly update such information if it changes or is inaccurate.
The Funds have appointed Cynthia D. Fields as its Privacy Officer and David Pidlaoan as its
Security Officer who are responsible for the protection of information.
4. Data Protection
Any personal information you supply to the Funds when using the website will be used by the
5. User Responsibility
Website Monitoring. You are responsible for providing accurate
information to the Trust Fund Office and the Funds when using this website. You acknowledge
that you may be subject to civil and/or criminal penalties for committing a fraudulent act if you
knowingly provide any materially false information to the Trust Fund Office or the Funds or
otherwise use this website with the intent to defraud or mislead the Trust Fund Office, the Funds
or any other party. Any activity on this website is subject to monitoring by the Trust Fund
Office. By using this website, you consent to such monitoring and agree that the Trust Fund
Office may use the results of such monitoring for any purpose permitted by applicable law.
6. Proprietary Rights and License
All trademarks, copyrights, databases and other intellectual property rights of any nature on the
website, together with the underlying software, are owned either directly by the Funds or by their
7. Conditions of Use
You will not, nor allow third parties on your behalf to (i) make and distribute copies of the
information on the website; (ii) attempt to copy, reproduce, alter, modify, reverse engineer,
disassemble, decompile, transfer, exchange or translate the website; or (iii) create derivative
works of the website of any kind whatsoever.
8. Modification of Terms
information on this website at any time by posting such modifications on this website. By using
this website following any modifications to the Terms, you agree to be bound by
to ensure you are familiar with the most current version.
9. Suspension/Termination of Website
The Funds Office may at any time suspend or terminate any information or services available on this website.
10. Disclaimer of Warranties
The Funds hereby disclaim all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the website.
Although the information, resources and other materials on this website (including explanations
or statements of benefits) are intended to be accurate and up to date, they are provided as a
courtesy on an “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” basis. Specifically, you understand and
acknowledge that enrollment status, coverage, claims or other benefits information displayed in
your Account may NOT be accurate or up to date at the time you access your Account (for
example, such information may not reflect the most current enrollment, hours, dependent
verification, claims or other relevant information provided by you or otherwise available to the
Neither the Funds Office nor any of the Funds warrant that this website’s functions will be
uninterrupted, that the information, resources and other materials on this website (including
explanations and statements of benefits) will be reliable, complete, accurate, up to date or
error free, that defects in or on this website will be corrected, or that this website or the server
that makes this website available are immune from hackers, free of viruses or other harmful
interference by third parties. If you have questions about any such information, please contact
the Funds Office at (323) 666-8910.
11. Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE TRUST FUND OFFICE, THE FUNDS OR
THEIR RESPECTIVE TRUSTEES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRIBUTING
EMPLOYERS, REPRESENTATIVE LABOR UNIONS, PROVIDERS AND VENDORS BE
RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES
(“DAMAGES’) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF THIS
WEBSITE. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY INCLUDES DAMAGES FROM THE
SERVICES, INFORMATION, RESOURCES, AND LINKS CONTAINED WITHIN THIS
WEBSITE. THIS LIMITATION ALSO INCLUDES DAMAGES FROM THE
INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED THIRDPARTY
WEBSITE. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS WEBSITE, THE
SERVICES, INFORMATION, RESOURCES, LINKS OR OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED
HEREIN IS TO IMMEDIATELY STOP USING THIS WEBSITE.
If any provision of these Terms is rendered by a court or government agency
to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not
affect the remainder of the Terms. The Terms shall be governed by, construed in accordance
with, and enforced under the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflicts of law
provisions, except as they may be preempted by Federal law. You hereby consent to the
exclusive jurisdiction of the appropriate federal or state court in Los Angeles County, California
regarding any dispute between you and the Trust Fund Office and Funds with respect to this