Acceptance of Terms
Changes and Additional Terms
License Grant and Restrictions
The trademarks, logos and service marks (“Marks”) displayed on this Site are the property of WEI or other third parties. You are not permitted to use the Marks without the prior written consent of WEI or the third-party owner of the Marks.
Use and Protection of Login Credentials
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password (“Login Credentials”), if applicable. You are responsible for all uses of your account and Login Credentials, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to notify WEI immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your account or Login Credentials or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your Login Credentials or other personal information.
License for User Content
The Site or certain Services may contain member profile pages, forums, groups, and other interactive features (collectively, “Interactive Services”) that allows users to post, submit, publish, display, or transmit to other users content or materials (collectively, “User Content”) on or through the Site.
By submitting User Content to this Site you grant WEI one of the following two types of licenses:
You represent and warrant that:
You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Content you submit or contribute, and you, not WEI, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy, and appropriateness. WEI is not responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of User Content posted by you or other users of the Site.
Monitoring and Enforcement
WEI has the right to:
Without limiting the foregoing, WEI may fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing WEI to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Site. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS WEI FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY WEI DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER WEI OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
WEI does not review all material before it is posted on the Site, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, WEI assumes no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications, or content provided by any user or third party. WEI has no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.
Linking to the Site and Social Media Features
You may link to the Site’s homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage WEI’s reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on WEI’s part without WEI’s express written consent.
The Site may provide certain social media features that enable you to:
You may use social network features as provided by WEI solely with respect to the content they are displayed with and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions that apply to those features. WEI may disable any social media features and links at any time without notice.
Notification of Copyright Infringement
WEI will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law. If you believe that your work has been used or copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and such infringement is occurring on or accessible from this Site, please provide WEI’s Copyright Agent a written notice containing the following elements:
For further pursuance of copyright issues contact WEI as follows:
Western Energy Institute
Attn: Copyright Infringement Issue
827 NE Oregon Street, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97232-2172
By Phone: 503 231-1994
By Fax: 503 231-2595
By E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The owner of this Site is based in the state of Oregon in the United States. WEI makes no claims that the Site or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Disclaimer of Warranties
WEI cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the Site will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to this Site for any reconstruction of any lost data. WEI WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE, SERVICES, OR MATERIALS.
WEI MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES, INCLUDING THE PRICES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES LISTED HEREIN, AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND WEI MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL WEI, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, MATERIALS, OR SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The Site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by WEI from its offices within the state of Oregon, United States of America. By accessing the Site, you and WEI agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, the Site will be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon, without regard to the conflicts of laws or principles thereof. You and WEI also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in Portland, Oregon.