Terms of use

    • Conditions of Use.
      Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this web site. By accessing and browsing this web site, you agree to these Terms of Use with Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. ("The Partnership"). If you do not agree to all of these Terms of Use please exit from this site immediately.

      The Partnership may revise and update these Terms of Use at anytime without notice. Please periodically review the Terms of Use posted at this web site. Your continued usage of the web site means acceptance of those changes.
       
    • No Solicitation.
      The information provided through this web site is intended solely for the general knowledge of visitors to the web site and does not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the purchase or sale of any shares, units or other securities of The Partnership or any of its affiliates, including any member of the Enbridge group of companies.
       
    • Termination.
      The Partnership may terminate your use of the Website and the Offered Services or particular Offered Service, if you have used the Website and any Offered Services in any way that is contrary to law, these Terms of Use, or in any way that disrupts the Website or Offered Services.
       
    • Currency and Accuracy of Information.
      Although The Partnership makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information provided through this web site is accurate, The Partnership makes no and expressly disclaims any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of such information.

      Certain documents and other materials on this web site, including investor presentations, conference calls and documents filed by The Partnership with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and listed and/or linked to the web site, speak only as of the dates on which such documents and materials were filed or otherwise used by The Partnership. The contents of such documents or materials may become out-of-date; however, The Partnership makes no commitment and disclaims any duty to update those documents and materials.
       
    • Jurisdiction.
      The Partnership is based in Houston, Texas. Access to this web site is governed by all applicable federal, state and local laws, and, in the case of users resident outside of the United States, may also be subject to the laws of the country where you reside. If you access this web site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. Any dispute involving The Partnership and arising out of the use of this web site or these Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas and the United States and you agree that the state and federal courts of Texas shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any such dispute.
       
    • Links to Third Party Sites.
      This web site contains links to third party sites that are not maintained by The Partnership. These links have been provided solely as a convenience for users of this web site and do not constitute an endorsement by The Partnership of the content of such third party sites. Links to this web site may also be provided from other sites either known or unknown to Enbridge Energy. Access to any other web site linked to or from this web site is at your own risk. The Partnership has not reviewed and is not responsible for the content of any third party sites linked to or from this web site and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party sites. If you access a third party site, you do so at your own risk.
       
    • Forward-Looking Statements.
      Some of the information on this web site may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of The Partnership. Enbridge Energy cautions that the statements are only predictions and, by their nature, involve risk and uncertainty. All forward-looking statements are based on The Partnership's beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to Enbridge Energy. When used in this website, the words "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "estimate," "forecast," "project," and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect The Partnership's current views with respect to future events and are subject to various risks, uncertainties and assumptions including:

      • The Partnership's dependence upon adequate supplies of and demand for western Canadian crude oil; the price of crude oil and the willingness of shippers to develop crude oil sources and ship crude oil; regulation of The Partnership's tariffs by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the possibility of unfavorable outcomes of future tariff proceedings; and the effects of competition, in particular, by other pipeline systems.
      • In addition to the risks listed above, other risks include those detailed from time to time in The Partnership's Securities and Exchange Commision reports, including, without limitation, the annual report for the year ended December 31, 2000, and subsequently filed quarterly reports.
      • If one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or if the underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described in the forward-looking statement. Except as required by applicable securities laws, The Partnership does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.
       
    • Indemnification.
      You agree to indemnify and hold each of The Partnership harmless from all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses, due to or arising out of your use of the Website, any Offered Service, or your breach of the Terms of Use.
       
    • Invalidity of Provisions.
      If any provision or provisions of the Terms of Use shall be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, such provision shall be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.
       
    • Jurisdiction.
      These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas and the federal laws of the United States of America applicable therein, excluding the conflict or choice of law provisions. You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations in your use of the Website and the Offered Services, including all applicable federal and state laws, and, if you reside outside of the United States, the laws of the country where you reside. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. Any dispute arising out of the use of the Website or these Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas. You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the State of Texas.
       
    • Headings.
      The headings contained herein are for convenience of reference only and shall not form part of the Terms of Use. Such headings shall be ignored in the interpretation or construction of any of the Terms of Use.
       
    • Limited License, Copyright and Trademarks.
      The Partnership hereby grants to you a license to use and copy materials published by The Partnership on this web site solely for non-commercial use within your organization in support of The Partnership products or services. Such license is revocable at The Partnership's sole option. No other use of the information is authorized. In consideration of this authorization, you agree that any copy of these materials that you make shall retain all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices in the same form and manner as on the original and you must explicitly acknowledge The Partnership as the provider of such content. Except as specified above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right under or to any intellectual properties including patent, trademark or copyright of The Partnership or any third party. The Partnership reserves the right to require you to delete, destroy or otherwise remove any content that is used in a manner that in The Partnership's sole opinion is contrary or otherwise inappropriate, derogatory or offensive. You agree that any person to whom the content is provided directly or indirectly through you, will be advised of the terms of this Agreement, and that each such person is bound by these terms. You may in no way modify, reformulate, adapt, alter, adjust, change, disassemble, frame or decrypt any of the contents of this web site.

      This web site and its contents are protected by copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights of The Partnership or third parties. Except as expressly permitted herein, no portion of this web site or its contents, including trademarks, logos and service marks, may be reproduced in any form, or by any means, without prior written permission from The Partnership or the applicable third party.
       
    • Disclaimer and Exclusion of Warranty.
      You agree that your use of the website and any offered services (including downloading any materials from the website) is at you sole risk and is provided by the Partnership as an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranties of any of kind whether express or implied.

      To the fullest extent possible pursuant to applicable law, the Partnership disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or other violation of rights. The entire risk arising out of use, performance or non-performance of the website remains with you.
       
    • Exclusion and Limitation of Liability.
      In no event shall the Partnership, its subsidiaries and affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents or suppliers (the Partnership) be liable to you or any third party for any direct, consequential, special incidental, indirect or punitive loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use the website, any offered service and/or for any breach of the Terms of Use, including but not limited to, loss of profits, loss of business or goodwill, loss of use, business interruption, personal injury, death, loss of data or any other pecuniary loss, even if such parties or any one of them have been of the possibility of such loss or damage or any claim by any third party.

      Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if you are dissatisfied with any portion of the website, and any offered services available on or through the website, or with any of the Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the website and the offered services.