Welcome to the Maryland Energy℠ ("we," "us," or "our") website located at www.marylandenergy.com, (this website, and any replacement website, the "Website"). The Website is operated by Maryland Energy to provide you with information about us, our services, and our policies and procedures. All access to and use of the Website is governed by and subject to these terms and conditions of use (these "Terms"). Please read these Terms carefully and thoroughly as they are a legally binding agreement between you and Maryland Energy. By accessing and using the Website, you agree that you have read and understand these Terms and that in exchange for access to the Website, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you are not permitted to use or continue to access the Website.
In these Terms, "you" and "your" refer to (a) you, the individual accessing the Website, (b) any electronic agent accessing the Website on behalf of an individual or business entity, and (c) the business entity on whose behalf an individual or electronic agent is accessing the Website. You represent and agree that all information that you provide to Maryland Energy in connection with your access to and use of the Website is and shall be true, accurate, and complete, to the best of your knowledge, ability, and belief. We reserve the right to terminate these Terms, or to refuse, restrict, or discontinue service or access to the Website (or any portions, components, or features of the Website) to you or any other person or entity, for any reason or for no reason whatsoever, at any time, without notice or liability. Failure to comply with these Terms may, among other things, result in the immediate termination of your access to and use of the Website.
Maryland Energy respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects you to do the same. We have expended substantial time, effort and funds to create the Website and to collect and provide the features, materials, opportunities, and services that are available on or through the Website. You understand and agree that Maryland Energy owns, or (where required, appropriate, or applicable) has been licensed by third parties to use, all right, title, and interest in and to the Website and the features, materials, opportunities, and services made available on or through the Website, and all information, text, data, databases, graphics, images, sound recordings, audio and visual clips, logos, software, and other materials contained therein, and the compilation, collection, design, selection, and arrangement thereof (collectively, the "Content"). You acknowledge that the Content constitutes valuable proprietary information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other proprietary rights, laws, and treaties of the United States and other countries, and that you acquire no ownership interest by accessing and using the Website and the Content. Such intellectual property and proprietary rights may include, but are not limited to, various patents, copyrights, trademarks and service marks, registered trademarks and service marks, trade dress protection, and trade secrets, and all such rights are and shall remain the property of Maryland Energy or its licensors and content-providers.
Maryland Energy grants you a limited, nonexclusive, personal license to access and make personal use of the Website and the Content solely for legitimate purposes consistent with the reasonably inferable intended purposes of the Website and the Content. Any other access to or use of the Website or the Content constitutes a violation of these Terms. Except as expressly provided for in these Terms, any alteration, modification, reproduction, redistribution, retransmission, redisplay, or other use of any portion of the Website or of the Content in any other manner or for any other purpose not expressly permitted by these Terms constitutes an infringement of our intellectual property and other proprietary rights and is strictly prohibited. Other than as necessary and required to facilitate your personal use of the Website, you may not reproduce, perform, create derivative works from, republish, upload, post, mirror, archive, retransmit, or redistribute in any way whatsoever any Content or any portion of the Website without the express, prior written permission of Maryland Energy. Use of the Content or any portion thereof, on any other Web site or other networked computer environment is prohibited without the express, prior written permission of Maryland Energy. Accessing, using, or copying any portion of the Website or of the Content through the use of bots, spiders, Web crawlers, indexing agents, or other automated devices or mechanisms is strictly prohibited. You agree not to remove or modify any copyright notice or trademark legend, author attribution, or other notice placed on or contained within any of the Content. Except as expressly authorized by Maryland Energy in writing, in no event shall you reproduce, redistribute, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any commercial purpose, all or any portion of the Website or the Content or access to or use of the Website or the Content.
In connection with access to and use of the Website by you and by any person authorized by you to use the Website, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies of all relevant jurisdictions. Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all applicable local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Specifically, among other things, you agree that by or while accessing or using the Website you will not:
The above assurances and commitments by you shall survive termination or modification of these Terms.
This Web site may contain offers for sale of merchandise or services. Such merchandise and services may be obtained only by linking to the applicable merchant's Web site in order to make the transaction. Terms of the offer shown on this Web site, including, but not limited to, price, color, quantity, availability, and description may vary from those shown on the merchant's Web site. Differences in the terms of an offer between this Web site and a merchant's Web site will be governed by the terms shown on the merchant's site. Maryland Energy is not responsible or liable for any such differences or discrepancies.
Certain features or services offered on or through the Website may require you to open an account (including establishing a login ID and password). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any user identification or other unique name or number (your "User ID"), and any associated password, that is created or assigned to you for your use in accessing and using the Website, and you are fully responsible for all access and any activity that occurs through use of your User ID and password. You agree to immediately notify Maryland Energy of any unauthorized use of your User ID or password, or of any breach of Website security or of these Terms, of which you become aware. Maryland Energy cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from any unauthorized access or use of your User ID or password.
You may not use anyone else's account, login ID, or password at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that account, login ID, or password. Maryland Energy cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.
Maryland Energy takes such commercially reasonable measures as it deems appropriate to secure and protect information transmitted to and from the Website. Nevertheless, we cannot and do not guarantee that any such transmissions are or will be totally secure.
For your convenience, certain hyperlinks may be provided on the Website that link to other websites which are not under the control of Maryland Energy. Maryland Energy does not endorse or sponsor such websites and is not responsible for the availability, accuracy, content, or any other aspect of such websites. Maryland Energy disclaims all liability for such websites, for all access to and use thereof, and for use of the links to such websites. We also disclaim all liability, and make no representations or warranties, with respect to any products or services made available, sold, or provided to you by any third party. Your use of other websites, and any purchases of products or services, volunteering of time or services, or making of charitable contributions through other websites, is subject to the terms and conditions of such other websites. You agree that you will bring no suit or claim against Maryland Energy arising from or based upon any such use of other websites. Hyperlinks to other websites that are provided on the Website do not imply that: (a) Maryland Energy is affiliated or associated with any linked sites; (b) Maryland Energy is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol displayed in connection with or accessible through such links; or (c) any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol of Maryland Energy.
Neither you nor any other website may link to the Website without the permission of Maryland Energy. In any event, without our express, prior, written permission, it is expressly prohibited to: (a) "deep link" to any page of the Website other than the home page of the Website; (b) "frame" the Website or any Content or otherwise cause the Website or any Content to appear in a window with any other material that does not constitute Content; (c) cause the hyperlink to the Website, or the Website or any Content, to be displayed in any way that is disparaging to Maryland Energy or any entity that is affiliated or associated with Maryland Energy; or (d) otherwise imply or state that any type of relationship or special arrangements exist with Maryland Energy and any other entity. You agree that you will promptly remove any hyperlink to the Website upon the written request of Maryland Energy. In no event will you use any logo or trademark of Maryland Energy as a hyperlink "button," or in any other manner, without Maryland Energy's express written consent.
Although Maryland Energy strives to make the Website, the Content, and the features, materials, applications, and services provided through the Website reasonably helpful, useful, reliable, and current, you understand and agree that your access to and use of the Website, the Content, and all materials, products, and services available through the Website and Maryland Energy are at your own initiative and risk. Maryland Energy does not promise, covenant, represent, warrant, or guarantee that you or any other user of the Website will obtain any particular or tangible result or goal through the use of the Website, or obtain any other product or service in connection with use of the Website. It is solely your responsibility to take appropriate precautions to ensure that any information, materials, software, or data that you submit to or through the Website or Maryland Energy, or that you access, use, download, or otherwise obtain on or through the Website or Maryland Energy, are: (a) up-to-date, accurate, complete, reliable, truthful, and suitable to and appropriate for the purpose for which they are intended; and (b) free of viruses and other disabling devices and destructive routines. THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT, AND ALL MATERIALS, APPLICATIONS, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE AND MARYLAND ENERGY ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE," WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OR GUARANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. MARYLAND ENERGY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. MARYLAND ENERGY DOES NOT REPRESENT, WARRANT, OR COVENANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR THROUGH Maryland Energy ARE OR WILL BE ACCURATE, CURRENT, COMPLETE, FREE OF TECHNICAL AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, RELIABLE, OR APPROPRIATE FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE TO WHICH YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY MAY CHOOSE TO PUT THEM, THAT THEY ARE OR WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED AND ERROR-FREE BASIS, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE AND THE MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE AND THROUGH MARYLAND ENERGY ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER DISABLING DEVICES OR HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL MARYLAND ENERGY, ITS CONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, CONTENT-PROVIDERS, AND OTHER SIMILAR ENTITIES, AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS OF EACH OF THE FOREGOING, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS, COST, DAMAGE, OR OTHER INJURY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (A) THE USE OF, OR RELIANCE ON, THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, OR THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, AND SERVICES ACCESSIBLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR THROUGH MARYLAND ENERGY; (B) THE USE, COPYING, OR DISPLAY OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT OR THE TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE OVER THE INTERNET; (C) MARYLAND ENERGY'S PERFORMANCE OF, OR FAILURE TO PERFORM, ITS OBLIGATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS; (D) ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT BY YOU, OTHER USERS OF THE WEBSITE, OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES; (E) YOUR PURCHASE AND USE OF ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY MARYLAND ENERGY OR ANY THIRD PARTY; OR (F) THE AVAILABILITY, RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, OR QUALITY OF ANY SERVICES OFFERED, MADE AVAILABLE, PROVIDED, OR ACCEPTED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR ITS USE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL MARYLAND ENERGY, ITS CONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, CONTENT-PROVIDERS, AND OTHER SIMILAR ENTITIES, AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS OF EACH OF THE FOREGOING, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES OR COSTS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS OR DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, LOSS OF USE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, THE WEBSITE, ANYTHING DESCRIBED IN THE FOREGOING CLAUSES (A) THROUGH (F) OF THIS PARAGRAPH, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE BEYOND THE CONTROL OF MARYLAND ENERGY, EVEN IF MARYLAND ENERGY WAS ADVISED, KNEW, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR COSTS. IN A JURISDICTION THAT DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN DAMAGES, THE LIABILITY OF MARYLAND ENERGY, ITS CONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, CONTENT-PROVIDERS, AND OTHER SIMILAR ENTITIES, AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS OF EACH OF THE FOREGOING, SHALL BE LIMITED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE TERMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, IF MARYLAND ENERGY, ITS CONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, CONTENT-PROVIDERS, OR OTHER SIMILAR ENTITIES, OR ANY OF THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, OR AGENTS OF ANY OF THE FOREGOING, IS FOUND LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY AS A RESULT OF ANY CLAIMS OR OTHER MATTERS ARISING UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, THE WEBSITE, OR THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, MARYLAND ENERGY AND SUCH PARTIES' CUMULATIVE, AGGREGATE, AND MAXIMUM LIABILITY FOR ALL SUCH CLAIMS AND OTHER MATTERS IN ANY CALENDAR YEAR SHALL NOT EXCEED $100.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Maryland Energy, and the officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives of Maryland Energy, harmless from and against all claims, demands, suits or other proceedings, and all resulting loss, damage, liability, cost, and expense (including reasonable attorneys' fees), brought by any third party in connection with or arising out of content, data, or information that you submit, post to, or transmit through the Website or Maryland Energy, your access to and use of the Content, the Website, and other materials, products, and services available on or through the Website and Maryland Energy, your violation of these Terms, or your violation of any rights of another. We reserve, and you grant to us, the right to assume exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you hereunder. All rights and duties of indemnification that are set forth herein shall survive termination of these Terms.
Please contact us with any questions regarding the Website or these Terms by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 404-685-4038.