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Terms of Use

Introduction

These terms and conditions of use (“Terms of Use”) govern the use of this website provided by TC PipeLines, LP and any related website managed by a third party on behalf of TC PipeLines, LP (the “Site”).  As used herein, “You” and “Your” refers to any individual, company or legal entity that accesses or otherwise uses the Site.  By accessing or using this Site or any services available on the Site (“Services”), You agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and that You consent to the privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”). If you do not agree with these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, then you should immediately cease use of the Site and the Services and cease use of all information and materials You have obtained through the Site and/or the Services. TC PipeLines, LP maintains this Site as a service to its customers and the internet community.

Use of Content

Personal Noncommercial Use Only.  Except as stated therein, this Site is provided for Your personal noncommercial use only.  You agree not to copy or use TC PipeLines, LP’s content in any way that infringes on anyone’s intellectual property rights.  You may not use any name, brand, logo, design, slogan or other designations TC PipeLines, LP uses in connection with its products and services.  Any copying, republication or redistribution of TC PipeLines, LP content is expressly prohibited without prior written consent.

Prohibited Uses

You are prohibited from using this Site in any malicious or unlawful manner.  You will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on TC PipeLines, LP’s infrastructure, including but not limited to the transmitting of spam or using other such unsolicited mass emailing techniques. 

You agree not to tamper with the software or functionality of the Site and Services and not to introduce any material into the Site or the Services that contains any viruses, time bombs, Trojan horses, worms, cancelbots or other computer programming viruses that may damage, interfere with, intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.  You are responsible for taking all reasonable precautions necessary to ensure the security and integrity of Your system.

TC PipeLines, LP strives to provide accurate and up-to-date material on our website. TC PipeLines, LP assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions on this website. All material on the Site is provided “as-is,” and TC PipeLines, LP does not warrant or make any representations or claims as to the validity, correctness, currency or otherwise of the information (including any software, text or graphics) provided at this Site, or at any links to external sites not maintained by TC PipeLines, LP including warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of intellectual property rights, third party rights, title, latent defects, uninterrupted service, fitness for any particular purpose or freedom from computer viruses.

Limitation of Liability

Your use of this Site and material from this Site is at Your own risk.

TC PipeLines, LP uses reasonable safeguards to ensure safe, uninterrupted service, but this Site and Services are provided on an “as is, as available” basis.  TC PipeLines, LP makes no warranties or representations that this Site or the Services will be error-free, secure or uninterrupted.  TC PipeLines, LP assume no liability or responsibility for any damage to You, Your Computer, or Your other property, due to Your access to, use of, or downloading of this Site, our Services or any materials provided on this Site.

Neither TC PipeLines, LP, any of its agents, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Site shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if TC PipeLines, LP has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) Your use or inability to use the website; (ii) unauthorized access to or alteration of Your transmissions or data; (iii) statement or conduct or any third party on the website; or (iv) any other matter relating to the website.

Without limiting the foregoing, this Site and the material provided on this Site are provided “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT.

Changes

TC PipeLines, LP reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms of Use, in whole or in part, at any time by posting revised Terms of Use on the Site. Changes in these Terms of Use will be effective when such change is posted. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to these Terms of Use are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes. TC PipeLines, LP may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the TC PipeLines, LP website, including the availability of any features of the website, at any time. TC PipeLines, LP may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict Your access to parts or the entire website without notice or liability.

Termination

TC PipeLines, LP may terminate the authorization, rights and license given herein. You shall have no recourse and TC PipeLines, LP shall have no liability with respect to any such termination.  All provisions of these Terms of Use relating to warranties, confidentiality obligations, proprietary rights, limitation of liability and indemnification obligations shall survive the termination or expiration hereof.

Other Sites

For Your convenience, TC PipeLines, LP may provide links to websites belonging to other companies, including affiliates of TC PipeLines, LP. Those sites are not under the control of TC PipeLines, LP and we do not monitor, make any representation with respect to or assume any liability with respect to any third-party sites, including, without limitation, for any products or services that are advertised or available for purchase through such third-party sites. The fact that TC PipeLines, LP has provided a link to such sites is not to be interpreted as an endorsement of their contents. You shall remain solely responsible for protecting Yourself from viruses and other destructive elements that may be present on those sites.

Securities

No information on this Site is to be considered investment advice. Any decisions or actions based on information contained in this Site or any other sites linked to this one, are the sole responsibility of the visitor. TC PipeLines, LP is not providing investment advice through this website. None of the materials contained in this Site constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in any jurisdiction. Information disclosed under corporate securities legislation of U.S. or any other jurisdiction applicable to TC PipeLines, LP or its affiliates is not intended to be in any way qualified, amended, modified or supplemented by the information otherwise available in, through or on this Site. If you decide to use any material available on this website in assessing whether to buy or sell securities of TC PipeLines, LP, please be aware that the material on the website reflects past performance and historical information only, and that such performance and information is not necessarily an indication of future performance. See “Forward-Looking Statements” below.

Idea Submission / Use of Information

TC PipeLines, LP welcomes Your comments and suggestions on this Site, but TC PipeLines, LP does not seek to solicit any confidential or proprietary ideas, suggestions, materials or other information.  Excluding information subject to the Privacy Policy, any information that You send or submit online to TC PipeLines, LP or to business partners working on behalf of TC PipeLines, LP, including but not limited to feedback, data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like (“Submissions”), shall be deemed non-confidential and the property of TC PipeLines, LP.

Your submission of such information shall constitute an assignment to TC PipeLines, LP of all worldwide rights, titles, and interests in the Submissions, including the right to use, reproduce, modify, disclose and distribute the Submissions without limitation.  TC PipeLines, LP shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products which incorporate or otherwise rely upon such information, and will not be liable for any use or disclosure of such Submissions.

By submitting a Submission, You warrant that TC PipeLines, LP may publish such Submission, use it as part of its operations, and incorporate its concepts in TC PipeLines, LP products without liability or compensation to You.  By submitting a Submission, You represent that You have proper authorization for this agreement. Any information you send to http://www.tcpipelineslp.com/ must be truthful, legal and not violate the rights of others.

Applicable Law

Any dispute arising out of Your use of this Site or material from this Site shall be resolved according to the laws of the State of Delaware, United States of America, without giving effect to that state’s principles of conflicts of laws.  Any dispute concerning this Agreement, or this Site, shall be subject to the exclusive venue of a court of competent jurisdiction in Delaware.

Forward-Looking Statements

This Site or any document contained hereon may contain various forward-looking statements and include assumptions concerning the operations, future results and prospects of TC PipeLines, LP and its affiliates. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by the words “may”, “could”, “should”, “would”, “will”, “suspect”, “outlook”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “expect”, “intend”, “plan” and words and expressions of similar import.  These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and are not guarantees of performance. The statements are subject to risk and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict and beyond the control of management. Actual performance and results will be subject to important economic and other factors that could cause the actual results or events to differ materially from those set forth or implied by the forward-looking statements and related assumptions.   Examples of these important factors include changes in the regulatory environment, particularly with regard to regulation by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the conditions of the capital markets and equity markets.
 
Many of these risks and uncertainties are identified in the reports TC PipeLines, LP files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any such forward-looking statements (and any other dated materials) speak only as of the date made and TC PipeLines, LP cautions readers not to place undue reliance on them. TC PipeLines, LP undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement based upon new information, future events or otherwise.

All monetary amounts are in US dollars unless otherwise noted.