Legal Notices and Disclaimer

By accessing this web site of SaskEnergy Incorporated and TransGas Limited ("SaskEnergy"), you expressly agree to be bound by the terms and conditions described in this legal link and also disclosed on the applicable web page. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, please exit this web site immediately. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, then you may not read, link to, download or in any other way use information on this web site. If you have questions or concerns, please email Legal@saskenergy.com.

Web Site Terms of Use

1. Copyright, Trademarks and Limited license

Entire contents © 2007. SaskEnergy Incorporated. All rights reserved. Reproduction, transfer, storage or distribution of this information in whole or in part, in any form without prior written permission is forbidden. You may not copy, upload, distribute or otherwise publish any Information protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights of SaskEnergy or third parties, without obtaining permission of the copyright owner.

SaskEnergy owns, or has acquired the necessary licenses, for all the intellectual property appearing on this web site, including copyright (generally), trademarks or corporate logos displayed, and in the information, including all text, HTML code, multimedia clips, images, graphics, icons, Java code and the section and arrangement of the contents of this site (the "Information"). Portions of the Information have been licensed to SaskEnergy by Information Services Corporation, Saskatchewan Geomatics Division.

SaskEnergy authorizes you to view, copy and print materials published on this web site subject to the following conditions: (1) such material to be used only for personal or non-commercial purposes; (2) you must not modify, reformulate, adapt, alter, adjust, change, disassemble, frame or decrypt any of the contents of this web site; and (3) you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the material and acknowledge SaskEnergy as the source of the same. SaskEnergy reserves the right to revoke this limited license at any time without notice and for whatever reason and to require you to delete, destroy or otherwise remove any such material.

2. Limited Liability

In no event shall SaskEnergy, its affiliates, subsidiaries, their respective directors, officers, employees, or agents, responsible for creating, producing or delivering information on this web site be liable or responsible for any liability for errors, omissions or inadequacies in the Information contained herein, for any claim, loss or damage, whether direct, special, indirect, moral or consequential, loss of profits or opportunities or legal expenses arising out of the interpretation, reliance upon or other use, authorized or unauthorized of such Information, including any loss of use, lost data, lost business profits, business interruption, personal injury, or any other pecuniary loss, whether the action is in contract, tort (including negligence) or other tortious action, even if SaskEnergy is advised of the possibility of such damages, losses or expenses. The reader assumes sole responsibility for the selection and use of or reliance on the Information.

3. Currency and Accuracy of Information

SaskEnergy does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability or adequacy of Information on this web site.

SaskEnergy maintains its internet web site as a service to its customers and the internet community. SaskEnergy will use reasonable efforts to include accurate, relevant and up to date information, however, SaskEnergy does not make any representations or claims as to the validity, correctness, currency, completeness or timeliness of the Information, (including any software, text or graphics) provided at this web site, or at any links to external sites not maintained by SaskEnergy, including without limitation implied 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.

The Information provided in this web site including any information contained in any web sites linked to this web site is provided on an "as-is" basis. You must assume all responsibility for using the Information contained in this web site and any information you may access through this web site. Do not assume that the web site will be error-free or that the web site will be operated without interruption.

Please be advised that the Information on this web site may become out of date, however, SaskEnergy disclaims any duty to or liability for failure to update Information on this web site. Further, the Information in this web site is subject to change without notice.

Please be advised that the Information and documents available on this web site are not intended to provide any specific legal, accounting, financial or tax advice to you.

4. Maps and Graphics

In addition to the above, the use or reliance on mapping graphics is at your OWN RISK. The map and pipeline information is not to scale. Pipelines are for display and reference purposes and locations shown are approximate. For additional information and line locating, please contact Sask 1st Call Corporation, toll free at 1-866-828-4888 or through www.sask1stcall.com, or contact SaskEnergy at 1-800-567-8899.

By accepting and using a digital or hard copy of SaskEnergy or TransGas map products, you agree to the attached Terms and Conditions.

5. Trademarks

Certain words, phrases, names, designs or logos used on the web site may constitute trademarks, service marks or trade names of SaskEnergy or other entities. The display of any such marks does not imply that a license has been granted by SaskEnergy or other entities.

®™ Trademarks of AIR MILES International Trading B.V. Used under license by LoyaltyOne, Inc. and SaskEnergy Inc.

The ENERGY STAR® mark is administered and promoted in Canada by Natural Resources Canada.

EnerGuide for Houses® is an official trademark of Natural Resources Canada. Used with permission.

6. Links to Third Party Sites

Links to other sites found on this site should not imply any endorsement of the external site or the content provided on the external site. These links are provided as references to help you identify and locate other resources that may be of interest. These other sites are independently developed by parties other than SaskEnergy, and SaskEnergy does not assume any liability or responsibility whatsoever for the operation of or information of any linked resources, nor for any interpretations, comments or opinions expressed therein including damages that may be sustained, or viruses or other destructive items that infect your computer or other property through your access to or use of this site.

7. Jurisdiction

This on-line agreement and any disputes or actions arising from this web site or any Information contained on this web site shall be governed by the laws of Saskatchewan, Canada and you hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Saskatchewan, Canada and agree to bring any action exclusively in such courts.

8. Online Privacy Statement

Our Commitment to Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. Our entire operations, including this web site, are subject to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. In addition, SaskEnergy has a Privacy Policy on its web site with full explanation how SaskEnergy and its subsidiaries are committed to protecting your privacy. To make these notices easy to find, we make them available on our homepage and at every point where that personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Way We Use Information
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing a request only to perform the requested function, or, in limited circumstances, in accordance with The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Your Privacy and the Internet
Specific personal information, such as your name, phone number or email address, is not automatically gathered. SaskEnergy would only obtain this type of information if you supply it by email or by registering in a secure portion of the site for a program or service (e.g. personal information provided voluntarily when you complete an online form or request for service).

The nature of the Internet is such that Web servers automatically collect certain information about a visit to a website, including the visitor's Internet Protocol (IP) address. IP addresses are unique numbers assigned by Internet Service Providers (ISP) to all devices used to access the Internet. Web servers automatically log the IP addresses of visitors to their sites. The IP address, on its own, does not identify an individual. However, in certain circumstances, such as with the co-operation of an ISP for example, it could be used to identify an individual using the site. For this reason, even the Government of Canada considers the IP address to be personal information, particularly when combined with other data automatically collected when a visitor requests a Web page such as the page or pages visited, date and time of the visit.

Improving your Experience on SaskEnergy Websites

Digital Markers (including cookies)
A digital marker is a resource created by the visitors' browser in order to remember certain pieces of information for the Web server to reference during the same or subsequent visit to the website. Examples of digital markers are "cookies" or HTML5 web storage. Some examples of what digital markers do are:

  • they allow a website to recognize a visitor who has previously accessed the site;
  • they track what content is viewed on a site which helps website administrators ensure visitors find what they are looking for.

SaskEnergy uses sessional and persistent digital markers on its websites. During your on-line visit, your browser exchanges data with SaskEnergy’s Web server. The digital markers used do not allow SaskEnergy to identify individuals and do not contain personal information.

You may adjust your browser settings to reject digital markers, including cookies, if you so choose. However, it may affect your ability to interact with the SaskEnergy.com website.

Web Analytics
Web analytics is the collection, analysis, measurement, and reporting of data about Web traffic and visits for purposes of understanding and optimizing Web usage. Information in digital markers may be used in conjunction with computer request data to identify and track your online interactions with the SaskEnergy.com website.

SaskEnergy uses Google Analytics and log file analysis to improve SaskEnergy.com. When your computer requests a SaskEnergy.com Web page, the following types of information are collected and used for Web analytics:

  • the originating IP address
  • the date and time of the request
  • the type of browser used
  • the page(s) visited
  • referral website

If you wish, you may opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics by disabling or refusing the cookies; by disabling JavaScript within your browser; or by using the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On. Disabling Google Analytics or JavaScript will still permit you to access comparable information or services from our websites. If you disable your session cookie option, you will still be able to access our public website, but you might have difficulties accessing any secure services.

SaskEnergy uses log file analysis internally and retains information collected for Web analytics in accordance with our internal Records Management Policy.

Data collected for Web analytics purposes goes outside of Canada to Google servers and may be processed in any country where Google operates servers. Data may be subject to the governing legislation of that country, [for example the USA Patriot Act]. For further information about Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Analytics terms of service.

Protecting the Security of SaskEnergy Websites
Software programs are used to monitor network traffic and to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. When you visit SaskEnergy.com, these software programs automatically receive and temporarily store information supplied by your browser (for example, Internet explorer, Mozilla Firefox) in our Web server logs. Some of the information automatically collected by our server when you browse our website includes:

  • the network location and the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you used to contact our website;
  • the name of the domain you used to access the Internet (.com, .org, .net, .ca, etc.);
  • the type of browser you used;
  • the type of operating system you used (Windows, Mac OS, etc.)
  • the date and time you accessed the site;
  • the pages you have accessed and the documents you have downloaded; and
  • the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site, if applicable.

In most circumstances, this is anonymous statistical data and no attempt is made to link this data, nor the IP addresses of the computers that have contacted our website with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected. The programs are never used to gather specific personal information such as your name, your phone number or your email address.

When a threat to the SaskEnergy.com site or computer systems of SaskEnergy is detected, the information may be shared with appropriate law enforcement authorities if suspected criminal activities are detected.

Children
The privacy of children is important to us. We encourage parents to review our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use documents.

We ask that children do not submit any personal information to us. Our services are intended for individuals who can form legally binding contracts. We do not use our web site to intentionally collect or use a child's personal data.

As an added protection for children, on any of our commercial web sites or online services directed to children under 13 years of age, we will obtain the permission of a parent or legal guardian before collecting, using or disclosing any personally-identifiable information about a child, e.g., for participation in contests or promotions.

Links to other sites
Our website may contain links to websites operated and maintained by third parties, which that are not governed by this Online Privacy Policy. Links may include those who are business partners, vendors and other agencies. Please be aware that SaskEnergy and its subsidiaries are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites.

Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another web site. It is important for you to read the Privacy Statement and Terms of Use for each site you visit.

SaskEnergy and its subsidiaries provide links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement, investigation, verification or approval of such web sites, products, services, or publications by SaskEnergy and or its subsidiaries.

Use of General Information
Please be advised that any visitor to the site providing non-personal information through this web site (including feedback data, questions, comments or suggestions) agrees that we shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information, and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation. Further, SaskEnergy and its subsidiaries shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products incorporating such information. Such information as provided by any visitor shall be deemed to be non-confidential. Any information you send through our web site must be truthful, legal and not violate the rights of others.

Concerns, Inquiries or Requests
We welcome your comments about our Privacy Policy. Please contact us regarding any concern, inquiry or request about privacy and usage that were not answered here. You may address these concerns, in writing to us:

Chief Privacy Officer
SaskEnergy Incorporated
1000 - 1777 Victoria Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 4K5
Email: privacy@saskenergy.com

If you are not satisfied with our response to your privacy concern, you may wish to contact the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner @ 503-1901 Hamilton Street, Regina, SK S4P 4B4. Email: webmaster@oipc.sk.ca

9. Confidentiality Warning

Absent the use of encryption, the Internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet e-mail is vulnerable to interception and forging. In using this web site, you agree to assume the risks associated with the transmission or loss of any data or information to or from SaskEnergy on this web site, including the interception of such confidential data or information by third parties and be liable for any damages occurring as a result thereof.

 
   
 
       
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