Terms and Conditions
Agreement and Terms
These website Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) describe the rules for using this website. These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you, the person using this website, and Oncor, LLC. (“Oncor”) and its subsidiaries and affiliate entities. If you are helping another person use this website, these Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between both the helper and the person being helped and Oncor.
By using this website, you acknowledge and agree that any activity on this website is subject to monitoring by Oncor at any time, and that Oncor may use the results of such monitoring without limitation, subject to applicable law.
If you enter into any other agreement with Oncor, then these Terms are in addition to the terms of such other agreement. Neither entering into this agreement, nor visiting this website, nor any of these Terms, guarantees that you are eligible for any product and/or service offered through this website or otherwise.
Products and Services
Product and service descriptions on this website, if any, are not intended to constitute offers to sell or solicitations in connection with any product or service. Some products and services may not be available in all states.
License to Use this Website and Content Ownership
Subject to these Terms, Oncor grants you a personal, nontransferable, nonexclusive, revocable, limited license to view the content on the website for the sole purpose of collecting information regarding our products and services. You may also print a reasonable number of copies of the content for your personal use, but in such case, you must reproduce all proprietary copyright and trademark notices. All rights, title, and interest in and to the website, including the content, and all intellectual property rights, including all copyright, trademark, patent, and trade secret rights therein shall remain with Oncor and our licensors and vendors; and, no ownership interest is transferred to you or any other entity by virtue of making the content available on the website, granting the foregoing licenses or entering into this agreement.
In the event you choose to provide us with any feedback, suggestions, or similar communications, all such messages (collectively, “Feedback Messages”) will be considered non-personal, non-confidential (except for personal information as described in our Privacy Policies) and nonproprietary. You hereby grant Oncor a perpetual, sublicensable, assignable, unrestricted, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, practice, modify, create derivative or collective works, transmit and distribute your Feedback Messages, in whole or in part, and including all intellectual property rights therein.
We may terminate this license at any time for any reason. If you breach any of these Terms, your license to the content terminates immediately. Upon the termination of this license you must stop using this website, including all content, and return or destroy all copies, including electronic copies, of the content in your possession or control.
Restrictions on Use of this Website
Not to use this website or content in any way not explicitly permitted by these Terms or the text of the website itself
Not to copy, modify, or create derivative works involving the content, except you may print a reasonable number of copies for your personal use, provided that you reproduce all proprietary copyright and trademark notices
Not to misrepresent your identity or provide us with any false information in any information-collection portion of this website, such as a registration or application page
Not to take any action intended to interfere with the operation of this website
Not to access or attempt to access any portion of this website to which you have not been explicitly granted access
Not to share any password assigned to or created by you with any third parties or use any password granted to or created by a third party
Not to directly or indirectly authorize anyone else to take actions prohibited in this section
To comply with all applicable laws and regulations while using this website or the content
Posting Messages, Comments or Content
Certain portions of this website may be configured to permit users to post messages, comments, or other content. Any such content is only the opinion of the poster, is no substitute for your own research, and should not be relied upon for any purpose. You agree not to post any content:
which is profane, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable; or
the transmission of which could violate, or facilitate the violation of, any applicable law, regulation, or intellectual property rights.
In the event that you post messages, comments, or any other comment that violates these Terms and Conditions, Oncor reserves the right to terminate your access to this site.
You are solely responsible for the content of any postings you submit, and Oncor assumes no responsibility or liability for any content submitted by you or any other website visitor. We may, but are not obligated to, restrict or remove any and all content from a message that we determine in our sole discretion violates these Terms or is otherwise harmful to us, our customers, or any third party. We reserve the right to remove the content you provide at any time, but you understand that we may preserve and access a backup-copy, and we may disclose the content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation, or disclosure is required by law or in the best interests of Oncor.
Any content you submit is for non-commercial use only. Any content you submit will be routed through the Internet and you understand and acknowledge that you have no expectation of privacy with regard to any content you submit, except as provided for in our Privacy Policies.
If you do post content or submit material that is not protected by any regulation or law noted in our Privacy Policies, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Oncor a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant Oncor and any of its sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate these Terms and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Oncor or its subsidiaries or affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. All content, materials, and programs included on or associated with this website, including all code, text, graphics, and logos, are the property of Oncor and its subsidiary companies. In addition, the overall look and feel and the compilation of all materials and content on this website are the property of Oncor.
The notice must include the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or the subject of infringing activity; (d) the name, address, telephone number, and email address of the complaining party; (e) a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. If you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send us a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. Notices and counter-notices with respect to the website should be sent to the address above.
Changes to Website Content
We may change, add, or remove some or all of the content on this website at any time. In addition, please note that, although our goal is to provide accurate information, certain features that may be offered through this website may not be accurate or up to date.
Links to Third-Party Web Sites
ALL CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. Oncor, ALL THIRD PARTIES, IF ANY, PROVIDING CONTENT FOR THIS WEBSITE, AND ALL THIRD PARTIES PROVIDING SUPPORT OR INFORMATION FOR THIS WEBSITE (COLLECTIVELY, “WEBSITE-RELATED-PARTIES”) HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE WEBSITE-RELATED PARTIES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE TECHNOLOGY THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THIS WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES AND ANY OTHER POTENTIALLY DESTRUCTIVE COMPUTER CODE.
Limitation of Liability
YOU AGREE THAT Oncor, its subsidiaries, and its affiliates SHALL not be LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT. In addition, you understand and agree that Oncor, its subsidiaries, and affiliates do not provide any medical or legal advice on this website. Under no circumstances will Oncor, its subsidiary companies, or affiliates be liable for any loss or direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages caused by reliance on information provided on this website. THIS PROTECTION COVERS CLAIMS BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, AND ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY. THIS PROTECTION COVERS THE WEBSITE-RELATED PARTIES, INCLUDING ALL subsidiaries, AFFILIATES, AND THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS. THIS PROTECTION COVERS ALL LOSSES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION. THE TOTAL, CUMULATIVE, LIABILITY OF THE WEBSITE-RELATED PARTIES, INCLUDING ALL AFFILIATES AND THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS, IF ANY, FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT OF YOUR ACTUAL DAMAGES, NOT TO EXCEED U.S. $100.00. THE LIMIT OF LIABILITY MAY NOT BE EFFECTIVE IN SOME STATES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE WEBSITE-RELATED PARTIES, INCLUDING ALL AFFILIATES AND THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES OTHER THAN THE AMOUNT DESCRIBED ABOVE. ALL OTHER DAMAGES, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE, RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF THE WEBSITE OR CONTENT ARE EXCLUDED, EVEN IF THE WEBSITE-RELATED PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU AGREE THAT YOU USE THIS WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE WEBSITE.
Governing Law and Statute of Limitations
The laws of the State of North Carolina govern these Terms and any cause of action arising under or relating to your use of the website, without reference to its choice-of-law principles. You agree that the only proper jurisdiction and venue for any dispute with Oncor, or in any way relating to your use of this website, is in the state and federal courts in the State of North Carolina, U.S. You further agree and consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in these courts in connection with any dispute involving Oncor or its employees, officers, directors, agents, and providers. If any provision of these Terms is determined to be invalid under any applicable statute or rule of law, such provision is to that extent to be deemed omitted, and the balance of the Agreement shall remain enforceable.
Before seeking legal recourse for any harm you believe you have suffered arising from or related to your use of this website, you agree to inform us in writing and to give us 30 days to cure the harm before initiating any action. You must initiate any cause of action within one year after the claim has arisen, or you will be barred from pursuing any cause of action.