1. User Consent to the TOU.
You represent that you have read and agree to be bound by the TOU.
2. Intellectual Property.
This Data Feed, including but not limited to data, text, content, photographs, video, audio and graphics, and goods (the "Service"), is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, international treaties, and/or other proprietary rights and laws of the U.S. and other countries. The Service is also protected as a collective work or compilation under U.S. copyright and other laws and treaties. All individual elements making up the Service are also copyrighted works. You agree to abide by all applicable copyright and other laws, as well as any additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in the Service. You acknowledge that the Service has been developed, compiled, prepared, revised, selected, and arranged by EN, and others (including certain other information sources) through the application of methods and standards of judgment developed and applied through the expenditure of substantial time, effort, and money and constitutes valuable intellectual property of EN and such others. You agree to protect the proprietary rights of EN and all others having rights in the Service during and after the term of this agreement and to comply with all reasonable written requests made by EN or its suppliers and licensors of content ("Suppliers") to protect their and others' contractual, statutory, and common law rights in the Service. You agree to notify EN in writing promptly upon becoming aware of any unauthorized access or use of the Service by any individual or entity or of any claim that the Service infringes upon any copyright, trademark, or other contractual, statutory, or common law rights. All present and future rights in and to trade secrets, patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, know-how, and other proprietary rights of any type under the laws of any governmental authority, domestic or foreign, including rights in and to all applications and registrations relating to the Service (the "Intellectual Property Rights") shall, as between you and EN, at all times be and remain the sole and exclusive property of EN. All present and future rights in and title to the Service (including the right to exploit the Service and any portions of the Service over any present or future technology) are reserved to E for its exclusive use. Except as specifically permitted by the TOU, you may not copy or make any use of the Service or any portion thereof. Except as specifically permitted herein, you shall not use the Intellectual Property Rights or the Service, or the names of any individual participant in, or contributor to, the Service, or any variations or derivatives thereof, for any purpose, without EN’s prior written approval.
3. Restrictions on Use.
YOU MAY NOT USE THE SERVICE FOR ANY ILLEGAL PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER INCONSISTENT WITH THE TOU. YOU AGREE TO USE THE SERVICE SOLELY FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL OR COMMERCIAL USE AND BENEFIT, BUT IN THE CAPACITY OF A SERVICE BUREAU OR FOR RESALE IN ITS UNALTERED FORM OR OTHER SIMILAR TRANSFER OR DISPOSITION. YOU AGREE NOT TO USE, TRANSFER, DISTRIBUTE, OR DISPOSE OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SERVICE IN ANY MANNER THAT COULD SUPPORT THERMODYNAMIC MODELING AND BUILDING CONTROL OPTIMIZATION. YOU MAY NOT COPY, REPRODUCE, RECOMPILE, DECOMPILE, DISASSEMBLE, REVERSE ENGINEER, DISTRIBUTE, PUBLISH, DISPLAY, PERFORM, MODIFY, UPLOAD TO, CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS FROM, TRANSMIT, OR IN ANY WAY EXPLOIT ANY PART OF THE SERVICE IN FURTHERANCE OF THERMODYNAMIC MODELING OR BUILDING CONTROL APPLICATIONS. MODIFICATION OF THE SERVICE'S CONTENT WOULD BE A VIOLATION OF THE COPYRIGHTS AND OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS OF EN OR ITS SUPPLIERS. ADDITIONALLY, YOU MAY NOT OFFER ANY PART OF THE SERVICE ITSELF FOR SALE OR DISTRIBUTE IT OVER ANY OTHER MEDIUM INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO OVER-THE-AIR TELEVISION OR RADIO BROADCAST, WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF EN.
THE SERVICE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN MAY NOT BE USED TO CONSTRUCT A DATABASE OF ANY KIND. NOR MAY THE SERVICE BE STORED (IN ITS ENTIRETY OR IN ANY PART) IN DATABASES INCLUDING CACHING PLATFORMS FOR ACCESS BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY OR TO DISTRIBUTE ANY DATABASE SERVICES CONTAINING ALL OR PART OF THE SERVICE. YOU MAY NOT USE ANY OF THE TRADEMARKS, TRADE NAMES, SERVICE MARKS, COPYRIGHTS, OR LOGOS OF EN IN ANY MANNER WHICH CREATES THE IMPRESSION THAT SUCH ITEMS BELONG TO YOU OR THAT YOU HAVE OWNERSHIP RIGHTS IN AND TO ANY OF SUCH ITEMS. YOU WILL NOT USE THE SERVICE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN IN UNSOLICITED MAILINGS OR SPAM MATERIAL.
You acquire absolutely no rights or licenses in or to the Service and materials contained within the Service other than the limited right to utilize the Service in accordance with the TOU. Should you choose to download content from the Service, you must do so in accordance with the TOU. Such download is licensed to you by EN only for your use in accordance with the TOU and does not transfer any other rights to you.
5. Fees and Payments.
EN reserves the right at any time to charge fees for access to portions of the Service or the Service as a whole. If at any time EN requires a fee for portions of the Service or the Service as a whole, EN will require you to register and create an account. You shall pay all fees and charges incurred through your account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred, including but not limited to charges for any products or services offered for sale through the Service by EN or by any other vendor or service provider. All fees and charges shall be billed to you, and you shall be solely responsible for their payment. You shall pay all applicable taxes relating to the use of the Service through your account, and the purchase of any other products or services. Certain portions of the Service or the Service as a whole may require a prepaid fee ("Prepaid Fee"), which may be modified from time to time in EN’s sole discretion. The Prepaid Fee, and all taxes and other fees related thereto will be paid by you in advance. In no event will you receive any portions of the Service or the Service as a whole if a Prepaid Fee is required unless EN receives all fees and charges payable by you, including the Prepaid Fee. Any refunds of any fees collected shall be at EN’s sole discretion. As a general rule no refunds are provided.
6. Registration and Account Creation.
As part of the registration and account creation process necessary to obtain access to certain portions of the Service, including those portions that require a fee or payment for access, you will select a username and a password. You will provide EN with certain registration information, all of which must be accurate, truthful, and updated. EN reserves the right to deny creation of your account based on EN’s inability to verify the authenticity of your registration information. You shall be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You shall immediately notify EN of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your account or the Services, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password or credit card information. You are fully responsible for all usage and activity on your account, including, but not limited to, use of the account by any third party authorized by you to use your username and password. The use of your account by any individual under age eighteen (18) is strictly prohibited. If the computer system on which you accessed the Service is sold or transferred to another party, you warrant and represent that you will delete all cookies and software files obtained by or through use of the Service. EN reserves the right to terminate your account, in its sole discretion, at any time without notice. You may terminate your account at any time by notifying EN. Upon termination, you will receive an automated confirmation via e-mail that the request was received, and your account will be terminated within five (5) business days. You are responsible for all charges incurred up to the time the account is terminated. Notwithstanding anything else herein, EN reserves the right to pursue any and all claims against any user of your account. You agree to maintain only one account with the Service at any time and certify that you currently have no other account(s) with the Service.
7. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability.
(i) YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SERVICE AND ANYTHING CONTAINED WITHIN THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CONTENT, SERVICES, GOODS, OR ADVERTISEMENTS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE," AND THAT EN MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AVAILABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE.
(ii) EN does not warrant that the Service is compatible with your equipment or that the Service is free of errors or viruses, worms or "Trojan horses," or any other harmful, invasive, or corrupted files, and is not liable for any damage you may suffer as a result of such destructive features. You agree that EN and its Suppliers, agents, directors, officers, employees, representatives, successors, and assigns shall have no responsibility or liability for: (i) any injury or damages, whether caused by the negligence of EN, its parent, or their respective affiliates, Suppliers, agents, directors, officers, employees, representatives, general partner, subsidiaries, successors, and assigns, or otherwise arising in connection with the Service and shall not be liable for any lost profits, losses, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any claim against EN by any other party; or (ii) any fault, inaccuracy, omission, delay, or any other failure in the Service caused by your computer equipment or arising from your use of the Service on such equipment. EN is also not responsible for the reliability or continued availability of the telephone lines, wireless services, communications media, and equipment you use to access the Service. You understand that EN and/or third-party contributors to the Service may choose at any time to inhibit or prohibit their content from being accessed under the TOU.
(iii) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, SHALL EN, ITS SUPPLIERS, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCESSORS, OR ASSIGNS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES EVEN IF EN HAS BEEN ADVISED SPECIFICALLY OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, ARISING FROM USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS OR ITEMS ON THE SERVICE OR ANY PROVISION OF THE TOU, SUCH AS, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF REVENUE OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL EN'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.
8. Your Authority to Agree to this TOU.
You represent and warrant that: (i) you have the power and authority to enter into this agreement; and (ii) you are at least eighteen (18) years old.
You agree, at your own expense, to indemnify, defend and hold harmless EN, its Suppliers, agents, directors, officers, employees, representatives, successors, and assigns from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ and experts’ fees, arising out of or in connection with the Service, or any links on the Service, including, but not limited to: (i) your use or someone using your computer's use of the Service; (ii) use by someone using your account; (iii) a violation of the TOU by you or anyone using your computer (or account, where applicable); (iv) a claim that any use of the Service by you or someone using your computer (or account, where applicable) infringes any intellectual property right of any third party, or any right of privacy or publicity, is libelous or defamatory, or otherwise results in injury or damage to any third party; (v) any deletions, additions, insertions or alterations to, or any unauthorized use of, the Service by you or someone using your computer (or account, where applicable); (vi) any misrepresentation or breach of representation or warranty made by you contained herein; or (vii) any breach of any covenant or agreement to be performed by you hereunder. You agree to pay any and all costs, damages, and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs awarded against or otherwise incurred by or in connection with or arising from any such claim, suit, action, or proceeding attributable to any such claim. EN reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with EN in asserting any available defense. You acknowledge and agree to pay EN's reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred in connection with any and all lawsuits brought against you by EN under the TOU and any other terms and conditions of service on this site, including without limitation, lawsuits arising from your failure to indemnify EN pursuant to the TOU.
(i) You may terminate the TOU, with or without cause and at any time, by discontinuing your use of the Service and destroying all materials obtained from the Service.
(ii) You agree that, without notice, EN may terminate the TOU, or suspend your access to the Service, with or without cause at any time and effective immediately. The TOU will terminate immediately without notice from EN if you, in EN’s sole discretion, fail to comply with any provision of the TOU.
(iii) EN shall not be liable to you or any third party for the termination or suspension of the Service, or any claims related to the termination or suspension of the Service. Upon termination of the TOU by you or EN, you must discontinue your use of the Service and destroy promptly all materials obtained from the Service and any copies thereof.
11. Governing Law.
The TOU shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States and the State of Maryland, without giving effect to conflicts-of-law principles thereof. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Montgomery County in the State of Maryland with respect to any legal proceedings that may arise in connection with the Service or from a dispute as to the interpretation or breach of the TOU.
12. United States Export Control & Foreign Assets Control Regulations.
EN does not represent that materials in the Service are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. Those who choose to access the Service do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. Software from the Service is subject to U.S. export controls and may not be downloaded, exported or re-exported: (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, or any other country with respect to which the United States maintains trade sanctions prohibiting the shipment of goods; or (ii) to anyone on or acting on behalf of an entity on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons or the U.S. Commerce Department's Denied Persons List or Entities List. By accessing the Service, you represent and warrant that you are not (a) located in or a national or resident of any country noted above that is subject to U.S. trade sanctions, or (b) on any U.S. Prohibited Party List or acting on behalf of any person or entity on any such list.
You accept that EN has the right to change the content or technical specifications of any aspect of the Service at any time in EN’s sole discretion. You further accept that such changes may result in your being unable to access the Service. The failure of EN to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOU shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Sections 2 through 9, 10(c), and 11 through 16 shall survive any termination of the TOU.
If any provision of the TOU is found invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the other provisions of the TOU will remain in force.
15. Entire Agreement.
The TOU and any other terms and conditions of service on this site, and its successor, constitute the entire agreement between you and EN and govern your use of the Service.