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Terms of Use

Our Legal Notices and Terms of Use

Welcome to the Web site of Spectra Energy Corp (“Spectra Energy”).

Please review the following terms and conditions that govern your use of our Web site. Please note that your use of our Web site constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Privacy Policy, legal notices and these Terms of Use (collectively, the “Terms”).

How You May Use the Content on Our Web site

Unless otherwise noted, all text, images, graphics, photographs, video clips, designs, icons, sounds, information, data and other materials (the “Content”) on Spectra Energy’s Web site, as well as the Web site’s computer programming code, are protected by copyrights, trademark rights, service mark rights or other intellectual property or proprietary rights owned or licensed by Spectra Energy or its affiliates. You may use the Content only for limited, internal, noncommercial, informational purposes. You may print out a single copy of the Content solely for those purposes, if the copy bears all copyright, trademark, service mark and other intellectual property and proprietary notices displayed on the web page. You may not distribute, publish, transmit, modify, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part, for any purpose. Except as authorized in this paragraph, you are not being granted a license under any copyright, trademark, service mark, patent or other intellectual property or proprietary right in the Content. Under no circumstances will you obtain any rights in the products, services, processes or technology described in the Content. All those rights are retained by Spectra Energy, its affiliates and any third party owners of those rights.

Links to Other Web sites and References to Other Companies

References that we make to names, marks, products or services of third parties or hypertext links to third-party Web sites or information do not constitute or imply our endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the third party. We do not monitor or control the content of any Web sites linked to or from our Web sites, and therefore we are not responsible for the content of any Web sites linked to our site or the terms of use or privacy practices employed by those other sites. Content on Spectra Energy’s Web site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, and we are not responsible for any reliance you may place on the content. Spectra Energy may make changes to the Content and the products, services and programs described in the Content at any time without notice.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER/LIABILITY LIMITATION

THE SPECTRA ENERGY WEB SITE AND ALL CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO THE WEB SITE OR THE CONTENT ARE DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AS WELL AS ANY WARRANTY OF QUALITY, FUNCTIONALITY, ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, OPERABILITY, USE PERFORMANCE OR ABSENCE OF VIRUSES. YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK OF LOSS RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OUR WEB SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL SPECTRA ENERGY OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM YOUR USE, INABILITY TO USE TIMELINESS OF USE OR RELIANCE UPON THE SPECTRA ENERGY WEB SITE, WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, EVEN IF SPECTRA ENERGY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES.

Trademarks

The Spectra Energy name and logo are trademarks of Spectra Energy Corp.

Your Submissions

Comments, suggestions and questions about the Spectra Energy Web site are welcomed. Spectra Energy does not, however, desire that you send, post or upload any information that is confidential or proprietary to you or to any other person or company. By submitting comments, messages, suggestions, ideas, concepts or other information (other than Personal Information, which is defined and will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy) (collectively, “Materials”) to Spectra Energy, you thereby (a) represent and warrant that such information is not confidential or proprietary to your or to any other person and (b) grant Spectra Energy and its affiliates an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to: use, copy, publish, transmit, perform and display the Materials for any purpose; create derivative works from such Materials; and implement and use the Materials and any suggestions, concepts or ideas contained therein without compensation to you. Furthermore, you agree that Spectra Energy is not responsible for the confidentiality of the Materials that you send through the Web Site or the Services. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Spectra Energy, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, members, agents or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of information you submit to Spectra Energy in violation of the Terms.

Limitation Concerning Investment Opinions And Advice

Information on the “investors” portion of the Spectra Energy Web site is intended to provide you with general financial and business information only. By using the Spectra Energy Web site, you understand and agree that: (a) Spectra Energy and its affiliates are not acting as fiduciaries or financial or investment advisors for you; (b) you will not rely upon any such financial or business information; (c) you have not engaged Spectra Energy or its affiliates (directly or indirectly through any other person) to provide any advice, counsel, assurance, guarantee, or representation whatsoever as to the expected or projected success, profitability, return, performance, result, effect, consequence, or benefit (either legal, regulatory, tax, financial, accounting, or otherwise) of any arrangement, opportunity or transaction; and (d) you will consult with your own legal, regulatory, tax, business, investment, financial, and accounting advisors concerning any information contained on the Spectra Energy Web site and you will make your own investment, trading, hedging, and other decisions based upon your own judgment and upon any advice from such advisors.

Governing Law/Arbitration

Use of the Spectra Energy Web site and the Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Texas, without regard to the choice of law provisions thereof. Any dispute or claim relating to or arising out of or in connection with use of the Spectra Energy Web site or the Terms shall be finally settled by binding arbitration in Houston, Texas Carolina using the then current rules and procedures of the American Arbitration Association by one (1) arbitrator appointed by the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator shall apply the law of the state of Texas, without reference to rules of conflict of law or statutory rules of arbitration, to the merits of any dispute or claim. Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. The parties agree that, any provision of applicable law notwithstanding, they will not request, and the arbitrator shall have no authority to award punitive or exemplary damages against any party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing herein shall preclude either party from seeking injunctive relief in any state or federal court of competent jurisdiction in Texas without first complying with the arbitration provisions of this paragraph, and each party hereby consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of state and federal courts in Texas for such purpose.

Modification

Spectra Energy may supplement these Terms at any time. You may want to visit this web page periodically to determine the current Terms to which you are bound.