Terms and Conditions
1. Using This Website.
4. Using the Content on This Website.
The content on this website is owned, controlled, or licensed by or to us. It is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws and rights throughout the world. You may only use the content for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not copy, distribute, publish, adapt, modify or create derivative works from, publicly display or perform, or in any way exploit any content on this website, unless you first request and obtain permission from the owner of such content. If we choose to grant you additional rights to our content, you agree not to change or delete any proprietary notice on the content.
You may not use the name "AGL Resources Inc." or any mark, logo or trade name owned or used by AGL Resources Inc. or its subsidiaries or affiliates in any medium whatsoever, unless you first request and obtain permission from us.
To request additional rights to content on this website, please email Corporate Communications at CorpComm@aglresources.com with all specifics necessary for us to consider and respond to your request.
5. All Rights Reserved.
We retain all right, title, and interest in this website and any content, features, products, or services offered on this website, including any and all intellectual property rights. We reserve all rights not expressly granted.
6. Prohibited Uses of This Website.
In using this website, you may not:
b. conduct or solicit illegal or other activity that in any way harms us or any of our affiliates and business partners;
c. post, email, or otherwise make available through the website, any content that
i. incites, advocates, or expresses pornography, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity, hatred, bigotry, racism, or gratuitous violence,
ii. is intended to threaten, stalk, defame, defraud, degrade, victimize, or intimidate an individual or group of individuals for any reason, or
iii. is illegal or violates any laws, including laws related to adult activities and content, child pornography, criminal activities, gambling, and drugs,
d. pretend that you are someone else or disguise the origin of any message, communication, or transmittal you send to us through this website;
e. use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated or manual means to access this website, or copy any content or information on this website;
f. attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of this website or any related networks or systems by hacking, password “mining”, or any other illegitimate means;
g. probe, scan, test the vulnerability of or breach the authentication measures of, this website or any related networks or systems;
h. modify or reroute or attempt to reroute this website;
i. link to this website from any unsolicited bulk messages or unsolicited commercial messages (“spam”);
j. utilize framing, squeeze back, overlay or other techniques to enclose or display this website or any content on this website, with any other software or content of a third party; or
k. take any action that places a disproportionately large load on this website or any related networks or systems.
7. Electronic Notices and Communications.
By visiting this website or sending us email, you are communicating with us electronically. By communicating with us electronically, you agree that
- a. we may communicate with you electronically by email, or as appropriate, by posting general notices on this website;
b. all notices, disclosures, and other communications that we send you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing; and
c. any notices are deemed to be given and received on the date we transmit any electronic communication as described above.
8. Unsolicited Ideas and Feedback.
Neither we nor our employees accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including those for new or improved products or technologies, contents found on the website, product enhancements, processes, marketing plans, or product names. The purpose of this policy is to avoid any potential misunderstandings or disputes if our offerings or strategies seem similar to ideas that you submitted to us. Any comments or materials sent to us will not be treated as confidential (unless otherwise specified by our privacy statement) and will become our exclusive property. For avoidance of doubt, if you choose to send us your ideas anyway, through this website or otherwise, you agree that:
- a. your ideas automatically become our property, without any compensation to you;
b. we can commercialize these ideas and use them for any purpose and in any way; and
c. we can give these ideas to others.
You also represent and warrant that such ideas are your original ideas and that you have all the rights necessary for you to grant us rights to them, as described above.
9. Materials Posted on This Website.
We do not endorse, control, or claim ownership over any materials that you or others post or provide us through this website. By posting or otherwise providing any such materials, you agree to grant us an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free license to
- a. use, modify, copy, distribute, and publicly perform and display any such materials and content on this website;
b. publish your name with such materials on this website; and
c. give these rights to others.
You also represent and warrant that you have all the rights necessary for you to grant these rights and that the use and publication of the content does not violate or infringe the rights of any third party or breach any law.
We may remove any materials and content that you or others post or otherwise provide to this website at any time without notice. If you believe that any materials or content on this website violates or infringes upon your intellectual property rights pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), please notify us immediately at CorpComm@aglresources.com with all specifics necessary for us to consider and respond to your complaint.
10. No Personal Advice.
The information provided on or through this website cannot replace or substitute for professional advice, including advice for financial and legal matters. You should seek professional advice as appropriate and not rely on content and information provided on or through this website.
11. Third Parties.
This website may contain
- a. references to names, marks, data, content, products, or services of third parties;
b. links to third party websites; and
c. descriptions of services and products provided by third parties.
If you choose to deal with third parties, you agree that you have a direct relationship with them and are solely responsible for any such dealings. If you have concerns with any third party website, please address them with the administrator of that website.
12. Accounts, Passwords and Security.
This website may offer features or services that require you to establish a personal account and password. Certain other features and services may require you to enter your email address. You agree
- a. that you will only establish your personal account with your true, accurate, and current information;
b. to keep your personal account information up-to-date and to notify us of any changes;
c. not to use anyone else’s personal account or email address to access such features and services;
d. to safeguard your personal account, password, and email address, and to take responsibility for all activity on your personal account; and
e. to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your personal account, password, or email address, or any other breach of security of this website, by email at CorpComm@aglresources.com.
We take reasonable measures, such as commercially-available encryption, to safeguard any personal and account information you communicate with us electronically. However, we do not guarantee that such information will not be intercepted by a third party during transmission over any public networks or otherwise. You bear the risk of communicating with us electronically and we are not responsible for any resulting loss or damage.
13. No Warranties; Disclaimers.
We make no guarantee about the accuracy or reliability of the content, materials, features, and services on this website.
WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS, FEATURES, OR SERVICE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE, UNINTERRUPTED, PROVIDE YOU WITH SPECIFIC RESULTS, OR BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, FEATURES, AND SERVICES ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS”, “WITH ALL FAULTS”, AND “AS AVAILABLE”. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND SATISFACTORY QUALITY. YOU AGREE THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY USE OR MISUSE OF THE CONTENT AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE AND FOR COMPLIANCE WITH ALL LAWS APPLICABLE TO SUCH USE.
NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH IT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF REVENUES, LOSS OF PORIFTS, OR LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS UNDER APPLICABLE LAW THAT PRECLUDE OR LIMIT THE EXLCUSION AND DISCLAIMERS ABOVE.
14. Force Majeure.
15. Claims Must be Filed Within One Year.
Without limiting any other rights and remedies available to us, we reserve the right, in our sole discretion and without prior notice, to end your access to this website and/or block your future access to this website for any reason.
These remedies are in addition to any other remedies we may have at law or in equity.
19. Applicable Law.
You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of this website, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and by the laws of the State of Georgia, without regard to its conflicts of laws rules. You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of the State of Georgia. You also waive any objections to such jurisdiction or venue.
20. Contract Interpretation.