Terms and Conditions

The information provided on the The Electric Reliability Coordinating Council web site is for general informational and educational use only and is subject to the following terms and conditions. By accessing and using this web site, you acknowledge and accept, without limitation or qualification, this Terms of Use Agreement. If you do not wish to be bound by this agreement, you may not access or use any materials on this web site.

  1. Scope of Use
    The Electric Reliability Coordinating Council maintains this web site for your personal information and education. The information, documents and related graphics are available for your personal use, provided that the materials are not modified in any way and all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the provided materials are maintained. This web site and all its contents are intended to comply with United States laws that it may be subject to and ERCC makes no representation that the information is appropriate for use in locations outside of the United States. Other countries may have laws and regulatory requirements that differ from those in the U.S. Those who access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible to comply with applicable local laws and regulations. Any offer, product, or service available through this web site is void where prohibited.
  2. Intellectual Property
    Images and materials displayed on this web site are subject to intellectual property laws. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark, or copyright owned by ERCC or any third party. Except as expressly provided herein, no use of any ERCC intellectual property rights may be made without prior written consent of ERCC. In addition, ERCC neither warrants nor represents that the use of images or materials from this web site will not infringe the rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with ERCC.
  3. Non-Confidential Information
    Any oral, written or electronic response or communication established with ERCC by any user of this web site shall be deemed as non-confidential. ERCC shall not have any obligations of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such communication without restriction for any purpose whatsoever. The sender of such information is fully responsible for its content, including, without limitation, its accuracy and truthfulness and its non-infringement of another party's proprietary rights.
  4. Disclaimer of Warranties
    While ERCC uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information in this site, we make no warranties or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information provided. We assume neither responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this site nor any liability to update the information contained in this site. ERCC provides this information "as is" and disclaims all warranties of any kind, both express and implied, including, but not limited to, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Please note that some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above disclaimer may not apply to you.
  5. Limitations of Liability
    Use of this site is at the user's own risk. Neither ERCC nor any other party involved in the creating, producing, or delivering the web site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of access to or use of this web site and/or the information provided, regardless of whether ERCC has been advised as the possibility of such damages.
  6. Third Party Web Sites and Links
    This site may contain references or links to other web sites maintained by third parties not under ERCC' control. Such references or links are provided merely for convenience and ERCC makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to any third party site. The inclusion of the reference or link does not imply endorsement of the site and ERCC is not liable for any damages or injuries of any kind arising from such content or information.
  7. Governing Law
    This “Terms of Use” agreement and your use of this web site shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Texas without regard to their conflict of law provisions. Any legal action or proceeding arising from or relating to your access or use of this web site shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of proper jurisdiction in the State of California.
  8. Modifications
    ERCC reserves the right to revise the terms and conditions of this agreement at any time without notice and such changes will be deemed effective upon posting. Continued use of the web site following posting of an amended Terms of Use will indicate acceptance of such changes and therefore, this agreement should periodically be reviewed.