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By using The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance ("MEEA") web site, you signify your assent to the following terms and conditions of use.  These terms and conditions contain the full and complete understanding of the parties with respect to your use of the MEEA Web Site.  MEEA will not be bound by any statements made by agents or employees of MEEA which conflict with these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions, please do not use the site.

The MEEA Web site is provided as an educational and informational service by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. MEEA is not liable for claims or damage arising in any way from information contained in, or transmitted via this Web site or in connection with the access to or use of this Web site, including damages arising from viruses, defects or malfunctions.

MEEA reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of the use of our Web Site at any time without prior notice by posting the change on the MEEA Web Site.  All changes will become effective immediately upon posting on our Web Site.  MEEA reserves the right to modify, add, or remove any service, feature, product or information from our Web Site at any time without prior notice.

Although MEEA's site contains links to and from other web sites, MEEA has not participated in the development of those other sites and does not exert any editorial or other control over those sites and their content, goods, and services. Such links are provided for the convenience of visitors to the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance web site, and Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance is not responsible for the contents of any such referenced Web sites and expressly disclaims any legal liability whatsoever with respect to any claims arising from use of such links.

All information on this Web site regarding products and services provided by MEEA is subject to change without notice. Reasonable efforts are taken to ensure the accuracy and integrity of all information provided here, but MEEA is not responsible for misprints, out-of-date information, or errors. MEEA makes no guarantee or warranty, express or implied, nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for or as to the currency, accuracy, quality or completeness of any information contained and/or archived on this Web site, nor will MEEA accept any responsibility for other organizations, businesses, and private persons that provide information on this Web site.

The Content included in this Web site has been compiled from a variety of sources and is subject to change without notice as are any products, program, offerings, or technical information described in this Web site. MEEA makes no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the completeness, quality, or adequacy of the Web site or Content or the suitability, functionality, or operation of this Web site or its Content. By using this Web site, you assume the risk that the Content on this Web site may be inaccurate, incomplete, or offensive or may not meet your needs and requirements. MEEA SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALLWARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THESE WEB PAGES AND CONTENT. IN NO EVENT WILL MEEA BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

MEEA reserves the right to remove any materials that are posted by third parties on this site or materials e mailed by third parties which MEEA considers objectionable.  Notwithstanding the reservation of this right, MEEA is not responsible for any material posted by any third party.  MEEA specifically disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages which result from any postings by third parties.  Although this site includes links providing direct access to other net sites, MEEA has not participated in the development of those other sites and does not exert any editorial or other control over those sites.  In addition, MEEA has not participated in the development of sites which have linked to this site, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those sites.

The inclusion on this Web site of any link to another Web site, or any reference to any product or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, vendor, provider or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation by MEEA.

MEEA provides information, goods, and services via its site.  MEEA makes no representations about the suitability of the information, goods, or services for any purpose.

MEEA will not be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information, goods, or services described on and/or available via its site, and it assumes no responsibility for any user's use of them.  In no event shall MEEA be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including but not limited to procurement or substitute goods for services, loss of use, loss of data, loss of profits, or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of  MEEA's site or the information, goods, or services available via the site, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.  This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of materials, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence, or under any other cause of action.  Information and materials included on the site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.  Changes may be periodically incorporated into the information and materials.  MEEA may make improvements and changes in the information, materials, products, and services described and made available via the site, at any time and without notice.

THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON MEEA'S SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.  Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so this exclusion may not apply to you.  MEEA does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials or information on the site or regarding the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability, or usefulness of any materials or information on the site.

You agree to indemnify and hold MEEA harmless from and against all loss, liability, damage and expense (including reasonable attorney fees) caused by, arising from, or related to:  (1) claims by any party for libel, slander, defamation, invasion of privacy, infringement of intellectual property rights including trademark, copyright or patent rights, and unlawful access or alteration to private records or data arising from any information, software, data or message transmitted or received by you through our Web Site; or (2) any breach of these terms and conditions by you or someone under your control.

Law and Jurisdiction
The terms and conditions of use of MEEA's site constitute the entire agreement between MEEA and you and will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions, and any cause of action you may have with respect to the site must be brought in the federal or state courts located in Chicago, Illinois.