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Terms of Use

Intent
This site is designed to provide information and discussion opportunities solely for energy and conservation-related topics. Chelan County PUD Web Site Terms of Use specifically govern this newsletter and are incorporated herein by this reference.  IN ADDITION TO THESE TERMS, BY USING THE CONNECTED NEWSLETTER YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Posts
The opinions of those posting are their own and do not represent the opinions of Chelan County PUD, or its employees, agents or representatives, except where noted. 

Comments
Any comments must be civil, informative and directly related to energy or energy conservation issues. Users are encouraged to comment freely as long as the content is not illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy or otherwise injurious or objectionable.

Comments to the blog may be reviewed by our site moderators. Comments that do not meet the guidelines may not be posted, or may be deleted from the site at any time. The decision of the site moderators is final.

Copyright Infringement
Chelan County PUD has the right and may terminate use by those believed to be repeatedly infringing on copyright restrictions.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
This site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Chelan County PUD makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the site’s operation or the information, content or materials included on this site. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, Chelan County PUD hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. Chelan County PUD and moderators will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of or inability to use this site. You expressly agree that you use this site solely at your own risk. Chelan County PUD is not responsible for any content on linked sites referred to in any of the comments.

Privacy Policy
We do not sell or share for commercial use personal information collected for this site. Unfortunately, no data protection method can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. We take reasonable steps to protect your information, but we cannot ensure or warrant our ability to do so. As a result, you use our content and services at your own risk. We will not be liable for disclosures of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized acts of third parties or other events outside our reasonable control.

Chelan County PUD – DMCA Notice and Takedown Procedure
Chelan County PUD abides by the federal Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), 17 USC §512,  by responding to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the DMCA and other applicable laws. As part of our response, we may remove or disable access to material residing on a site that is controlled or operated by Chelan County PUD (www.chelanpud.org; blog.chelanpud.org; lightly.chelanpud.org) that is claimed to be infringing, in which case we will make a good-faith attempt to contact the person or entity who submitted the affected material so that they may make a counter notification, also in accordance with the DMCA.

Before serving either a Notice of Infringing Material or Counter-Notification, you may wish to contact a lawyer to better understand your rights and obligations under the DMCA and other applicable laws. The following notice requirements are intended to comply with the DMCA, AND DO NOT CONSTITUTE LEGAL ADVICE.

Notice of Infringing Material
To file a notice of infringing material on a site owned or controlled by Chelan County PUD (such as chelanpud.org, blog.chelanpud.org, lightly.chelanpud.org), please provide a notification containing the following details:
1. Reasonably sufficient information to enable us to identify the work claimed to be infringed or, if multiple works are claimed to be infringed, a representative list of such works (for example: title, author, any registration or tracking number, URL);
2. Reasonably sufficient detail to enable us to identify and locate the material that is claimed to be infringing (for example a link to the page that contains the material);
3. Your contact information so that we can contact you (for example, your address, telephone number, email address);
4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material identified in (2) is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
5. A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is alleged to be infringed.
6. Your signature.
Then send this notice to:
By Mail:
Chelan County PUD
DMCA Agent: Erik Wahlquist, General Counsel
327 N. Wenatchee Ave.
Wenatchee, WA  98801
By Fax:
Attn: DMCA Agent: Erik Wahlquist, General Counsel
 Chelan County PUD
+1.509.661.4237
Counter-Notification
If material that you have posted to a site controlled or operated by Chelan County PUD (such as www.chelanpud.org; blog.chelanpud.org; lightly.chelanpud.org) has been taken down, you may file a counter-notification that contains the following details:
1. Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or disabled;
2. A statement, under penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material in question;
3. Your name, address and telephone number;
4. A statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for judicial district in which your address is located or, if your address is outside of the USA, for the Eastern District of Washington, and that you will accept service of process from the person who submitted a notice in compliance with the section (c)(1)(C) of the DMCA, as generally described above;
5. Your signature.
Then send this notice to:
By Mail:
Chelan County PUD
DMCA Agent: Erik Wahlquist, General Counsel
327 N. Wenatchee Ave.
Wenatchee, WA  98801
By Fax:
Attn: DMCA Agent: Erik Wahlquist, General Counsel
Chelan County PUD
+1.509.661.4237