Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the Chesapeake Utilities Corporation World Wide Web site. Please read the Terms and Conditions of Use as outlined below. By using this web site, you are entering into an agreement with Chesapeake Utilities Corporation to abide by these conditions. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation reserves the right to revise the Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. Any revisions will become effective upon posting.
Statements in this web site may be considered forward-looking statements as defined by the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Chesapeake has made statements in this site that are considered to be forward-looking statements. These statements are not matters of historical fact. Sometimes they contain words such as “believes,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “will,” or “may,” and other similar words of a predictive nature. These statements relate to matters such as customer growth, changes in revenues or margins, capital expenditures, environmental remediation costs, regulatory approvals, market risks associated with the Company’s propane marketing operation, competition and other matters. It is important to understand that these forward-looking statements are not guarantees but are subject to certain risks and uncertainties and other important factors that could cause actual results ot differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These factors include, among other things:
•the temperature sensitivity of the natural gas and propane businesses;
•the effect of spot and futures market prices of natural gas and propane of the Company’s distribution, wholesale marketing and energy trading businesses;
•the effects of competition on the Company’s unregulated and regulated businesses;
•the effect of changes in federal, state or local regulatory and tax requirements, including deregulation;
•the ability of the Company’s new and planned facilities and acquisitions to generate expected revenues;
•the Company’s ability to obtain the rate relief and cost recovery requested from utility regulators and the timing of the requested regulatory actions; and
•other risks and uncertainties detailed in Chesapeake’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
In addition, the statements made in this web site speak, in each respective case, as of the date thereof and Chesapeake undertakes no responsibility to revise them to reflect subsequent developments.
Disclaimer and Indemnification
Materials in this site including all content and information made available on or accessed through this site are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. We do not warrant or guarantee that this service will be uninterrupted or error-free although we intend to take steps to prevent the introduction of viruses and other destructive materials to this service. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation hereby disclaims all warranties with regard to the content of this site, including but not limited to all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event will Chesapeake Utilities Corporation be liable for any special, indirect, exemplary or consequential damages or loss of revenues, profits, loss of business, loss of data or any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use of this service or the content on this site.
Although Chesapeake Utilities Corporation has attempted to provide information that is accurate, complete and current as possible, we do not warrant that the content of this site is or will be accurate, complete or current. In addition, any opinions expressed herein are not necessarily the opinions of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. As a user of this site, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Chesapeake Utilities Corporation from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use.
Copyright. The laws of copyright protect the content of this site including text, photographs and graphics. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation authorizes you to make one electronic or printed copy of the material on this site for your own personal, non-commercial use only. Any such copy must include the copyright notice at the bottom of each page. You may not copy, distribute, publish, display, modify, transmit or in any way exploit any part of this site, except as set forth above.
Links. For your convenience, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation has provided links to a number of other web site resources. The development and maintenance of these sites are not under the direction or control of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. Therefore, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation may not be held responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the content of those sites, nor for the opinions expressed in those sites. Links to and from this site do not constitute an endorsement by Chesapeake Utilities Corporation or any of our subsidiaries.
Trademarks. All product and service marks and logos contained herein are trademarks and service marks of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, our subsidiaries, and our business partners including our suppliers, vendors and customers. You may not use any of these trademarks or service marks in any way.
Restrictions of Use. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and its subsidiaries may create, use and/or distribute activity reports or descriptions of any or all material and information provided by users. We respect the privacy of our on-line visitors and will not disclose any information without such users’ approval unless required by any government agency or the law. We will only use your name, address and e-mail for responding to your request for information.
Transmissions to and from this site are not confidential and users’ communications may be read or intercepted by others.
Binding Agreement. By using this site, you agree that you have read, understand and agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use.
The Terms and Conditions of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Delaware and applicable federal laws, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any portion of the Terms and Conditions of Use is unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severed and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.