TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Last Updated: September 2018
Account Creation

Welcome to Solar in the Community. Solar in the Community is a joint project of the Illinois Citizens Utility Board (“CUB”), The Accelerate Group, and the Environmental Defense Fund (“EDF”). In order to complete registration, anyone accessing the Site (“you”, “your” or “User(s)”) must indicate that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use (“Terms”). Please read these Terms carefully.

By accessing or using the Solar in the Community Web Site (The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF /EDF Web Site) you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms, whether or not you are registered with The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site or a CUB or EDF Member. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or delete portions of these Terms at any time without notice; any such change, modification, addition or deletion will be effective when it is posted on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF may discontinue the Solar in the Community Web Site at any time without notice.

Grant of License

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF grant you a non-transferable, non-exclusive license to view using a browser and to cache the information and data generated by the Solar in the Community Web Site (“Materials”) solely for internal, non-commercial use. You may not copy, reverse engineer, translate, distribute, modify or make derivative works of the Materials. You may not publish, market, or otherwise transfer the Materials or use them in any manner not expressly authorized by this Agreement. You shall not derive or attempt to derive the source code, source files or structure of all or any portion of the Materials by reverse engineering, disassembly, decompilation or any other means. You shall not use the Materials to operate a service bureau or for any other use involving the processing of data of other persons or entities. You do not receive any ownership rights in the Materials. The Materials are copyrighted and may not be copied, even if modified or merged with other Materials. You shall not alter or remove any copyright notice or proprietary legend contained in or on the Materials. The trademarks and service marks and any designs associated with any marks on the website are trademarks and/or service marks of CUB, EDF or third party licensors of CUB or EDF. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Any use of trademarks, service marks, product names and company/organization names or logos, including the reproduction, modification, distribution or republication of same without the prior written permission of CUB or EDF, is strictly prohibited. Other trademarks, service marks, trade names and company logos referenced are the property of their respective owners.

Files Uploaded to the Site

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site Users may upload photos and various other files to the Site. All Users must comply with copyright and similar laws and must not infringe on the rights of others. Note, however, that Solar in the Community does not monitor in any manner whether Users are complying with those laws or honoring those rights, and Solar in the Community is not responsible for protecting the copyright, license or other similar rights of any User.

Users agree not to use The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site to upload files or content that is copyrighted by parties other than the Users uploading the files or content. Solar in the Community reserves the right to suspend or otherwise terminate file or content exchanges it believes infringe on rights of others under copyright law or other applicable law.

Please see the section titled Copyright Complaints if you believe a file has been uploaded or downloaded illegally using The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site.

By uploading files to publicly accessible areas of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site (including Profiles), you grant Solar in the Community worldwide, royalty-free and without payment or compensation of any kind, a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual license(s) to use and publicly display such content on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site in connection with The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, the operation of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site and in connection with Solar in the Community’s operations or other activities. Solar in the Community does not claim any rights to a User’s files other than the right to display it in The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site and the rights set forth above.

Copyright Complaints

If you believe that any material on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site violates any copyright or similar right which you own or control, you may send a written notification of such infringement to our Designated Agent as set forth below.

Andrew Barbeau
The Accelerate Group
18 S. Michigan Avenue, 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603

To meet the notice requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), the notification must consist of a written communication that includes the following:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
  • A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Maintaining the Integrity of the Community

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF believe that The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site should be a positive, empowering environment that encourages cordial behavior and activity among its Users.

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF reserve the right without prior notice to affected Users to remove material (including, but not limited to photos, text, files, User Submissions, User profiles, and User accounts) from The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site because it is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, vulgar, obscene, hateful, pornographic, libelous or otherwise deemed, in the sole discretion of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF, to be objectionable or incompatible with these Terms and/or the goals of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF is under no obligation to monitor, moderate or remove content, submissions or other materials submitted by Users.

Users’ Agreement not to use The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site for certain purposes:

Users agree not to use The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site to upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF, in its sole discretion, deems to be harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, vulgar, obscene, hateful, pornographic, libelous, or otherwise objectionable; upload any content that infringes upon any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or that Users do not have a right to make available under applicable law or any contractual or fiduciary relationships; impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent themselves or their affiliation with any person or entity; upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation or commercial solicitation, except for the placement of Solar in the Community advertisements, if any, the legitimate and lawful solicitation of collaborative partners, or the legitimate promotion of eco-friendly activities, events or other related content, as determined by The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF, in its sole discretion; send unsolicited email advertisements to The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site User email addresses; upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; intimidate or harass another User; or use or attempt to use another Users account, service or system without prior written authorization from The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF, or create a false identity on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site.

Privacy

Solar in the Community takes the privacy of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site Users very seriously. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF does not share personal identifying information (including information Users enter as part of their Profiles) without prior written consent from Users. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF does not share personal User information with marketers or advertisers; however, The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF may do so in the aggregate without making reference to or identifying individual Users or their contact information.

An important part of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site is the informational profiles Users receive upon registration. Users can choose what information they would like to make public by adding it to their Profiles, and such information will be visible to other Users of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site.

Users agree not to share, syndicate, reproduce, or otherwise disseminate the information from another User or other information exchanged via communication facilitated by The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site without the express written consent of that User.

Users are not licensed to add other The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site Users to their mail list (email or physical mail) without that other Users express written consent. Users may not use our communication tools to send spam or otherwise send content that would violate these Terms.

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF may disclose information about The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site Users if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF may also disclose information about The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site Users to law enforcement officers or others in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our Terms, respond to claims that any posting or other User Submission violates the rights of third-parties, or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF, its owners, officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures or employees, The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, its Users or the general public.

Although The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF make good faith efforts to store information in a secure operating environment not available to the public, The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF cannot guarantee complete security. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF disclaim liability for unintentional security breaches.

Recommendations and Services of the Web Site

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF provide its recommendations and informational services on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Website on the basis of information provided by you as to your particular requirements and information provided by other sources, including subscriber, developer, or proposer (“Providers”). The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF make every effort to provide quality service but is not the author of all of the information it provides. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF act as a mere conduit of information provided to it by the relevant Providers. Any information regarding price, availability and other information of any product or service is subject to change without notice. CUB/ED accept no responsibility or liability and does not give any guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning: the accuracy, completeness, or current nature of the information provided to The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF by the Providers; and the service, content, functionality, operation, compatibility, install ability, maintenance, level of service or any other matter in connection with any product or service offering of any Provider; and any aspect of the terms and conditions of use, installation, function, maintenance, price or payment in connection with any product or service offering of any Provider. The Providers and other third-party companies and state agencies described on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site are not associated or affiliated with The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF, and Providers may not endorse The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF or the information provided unless otherwise agreed to by The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the information, content or advertisements contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from any of the services contained on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, nor the quality of any products, information or other materials displayed, purchased, or obtained by you as a result of an advertisement or any other information or offer in or in connection with the Materials. You hereby acknowledge that any reliance upon any Materials shall be at your sole risk. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF reserve the right, in its sole discretion and without any obligation, to make improvements to, or correct any error or omissions in any portion of the Materials. The bill calculators, rate data and other documentation provided here do not constitute official prices, data or offers of the Providers, nor do these materials depict binding offers of Providers. This website offers a free service to you and other users. Any additional charges by any Provider are a matter for disclosure to you by the Provider at the time you choose to accept any product or service offering of the relevant Provider. Providers do not provide information to The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF for this website under any contractual arrangements between The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF and the Provider. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF do not act as an agent of the Provider in making any recommendations to you and does not receive a benefit under separate arrangements with the Provider.

Registration

Registration with Solar in the Community is free of charge. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF agree to delete registrations upon receipt of termination notification from members. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF, in their sole discretion and without prior notice, reserves the right to add, remove, or make modifications to the features available via registration at any time.

Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of account and password information and agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under the Users account or password.

Children Between the Ages of 13 and 18

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF recommend that minors over the age of 13 ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.

User Disputes

Users of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site are solely responsible for their interactions with other Solar in the Community Users, whether on or off The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site may enable Users to apply terms (Users Terms) to various interactions with Users, such as contests, games, groups, events and friend requests. Users of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site are solely responsible for the Users Terms they apply to their membership in contests, games, groups, events and friend requests on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF is not responsible for enforcing Users’ Terms or arbitrating, hearing or settling disputes over Users Terms that may arise between Users. Solar in the Community reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between Users of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site.

Proprietary Rights

All material on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, including, but not limited to, design, text, graphics, other files, and their selection and arrangement (the Material) is the sole property of Solar in the Community or licensed by Solar in the Community from third parties. All rights are reserved. No Material may be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF.

All trademarks, logos, trade dress and service marks on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site are either trademarks or registered trademarks of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF.

Links to Other Websites

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site may contain links to other websites. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF have not reviewed all of these websites and are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such other websites, and such other websites are not investigated, monitored or checked by The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF for content, accuracy or completeness. The inclusion of any linked web site on or through The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site does not imply The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF’s approval or endorsement of the linked website. If Users decide to leave The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site and access these other third-party sites, they do so at their own risk.

Disclaimers

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site or any other User-generated material posted on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site or in connection with The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, whether posted or caused by Users of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any User of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of User communications. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to Users or to any other persons computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site. Under no circumstances will The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF be responsible for any loss or damage, including, but not limited to, personal injury or death, resulting from anyone’s use or viewing of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, any User Submissions or any other User-generated material posted on or through The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site or transmitted to Users, or any interactions between Users of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, whether online or offline. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF WEB SITE, ITS CONTENT, USER SUBMISSIONS AND ANY USER-GENERATED MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED AS-IS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND AND The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF CANNOT PROMISE GUARANTEE AND DOES NOT PROMISE OR GUARANTEE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF WEBSITE. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of certain or all implied warranties, so the foregoing may not apply to you in some respects.

Limitation on Liability

The Materials are provided to you on an AS IS and WITH ALL FAULTS basis. You assume the entire risk of loss in using the Materials. The Materials are complex and may contain some nonconformities, defects or errors. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF does not warrant that the Materials will meet your needs or expectations, that operations of the Materials will be error-free or uninterrupted, or that all nonconformities can or will be corrected. This Limited Warranty is non-transferable.

EXCEPT IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE SUCH PROVISIONS ARE RESTRICTED, IN NO EVENT WILL The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE, EVEN IF The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF IS AWARE OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE LESSER OF (A) THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF FOR THE SERVICE DURING THE TERM OF MEMBERSHIP; AND (B) ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).

USERS WILL NOT HOLD The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF RESPONSIBLE FOR OTHER USERS ACTIONS OR INACTIONS, INCLUDING FILES UPLOADED TO The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF WEBSITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF WEBSITE IS A VENUE TO EMPOWER ITS USERS TO LIVE MORE RESPONSIBLY IN TERMS OF THEIR IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT. SOLAR IN THE COMMUNITY HAS NO CONTROL OVER, DOES NOT GUARANTEE, AND DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE QUALITY OF SERVICES ADVERTISED OR FILES EXCHANGED, THE TRUTH OR ACCURACY OF PROFILES OR OFFERS FOR SERVICES, WHETHER RELATED TO ENERGY USE OR CARBON DIOXIDE REDUCTION OR OTHERWISE.

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF MONEY, GOODWILL, OR REPUTATION, OR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF WEBSITE.

IF YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH ONE OR MORE USERS, YOU RELEASE The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF (AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, JOINT VENTURES AND EMPLOYEES) FROM CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH SUCH DISPUTES.

CERTAIN LAWS AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Governing Law and Venue

By visiting or using The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, Users agree that the laws of the United States of America and the State of Illinois, without regard to conflicts of laws principles, will govern these Terms and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF or any of its affiliates. Any legal action or proceeding related to this Web Site (including, but not limited to, User visits to or use of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site) shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Illinois. To the extent you might have in any manner violated or threatened to violate The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF’s or any of its affiliates’ proprietary or intellectual property rights, The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court of competent jurisdiction. For the purpose of such relief, you hereby consent to and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non-conveniens with respect to, non-exclusive venue and jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of Illinois.

Any claim, action or proceeding by you related in any way to The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site and/or the Service (including your visit to or use of the Web Site and/or the Service) must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their owners, directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners, joint ventures and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys fees, arising out of any claim, action, investigation or proceeding made or instituted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site (including, but not limited, the Services, Contests or Other Campaigns, User visits to or use of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site) in violation of these Terms or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.

Other

These Terms together with any other policies of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF posted by it on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site constitute the entire agreement between you and The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF regarding the use of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and Solar in the Community relating to your use of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site. The failure of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision in that or any other instance. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF reserves the right to make changes to The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, policies, and these Terms at any time. Changes take effect when they are posted on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site and its contents are intended to comply with the laws and regulations in the United States. Other countries and jurisdiction may have laws and regulatory requirements that differ from those in the United States. Any content, offer or service on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site is void where prohibited.

Termination of Service

You agree that The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, has the right but not the obligation to delete or deactivate your The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site account, block your email or IP address, or otherwise terminate your access to or use of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site (or any part thereof), immediately and without notice, and remove and discard any User Submissions within The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, for any reason, including, without limitation, if The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF believes that you have acted inconsistently with these Terms. Further, you agree that The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any of the foregoing actions or for termination of your access to The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site. Further, you agree not to attempt to use The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site after said termination.

Without limiting the foregoing, in accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and in the sole discretion of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF, members who are deemed to be repeat infringers of intellectual property rights. The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF may also, at its sole discretion and without prior notice, limit access to The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site and/or terminate the memberships of any Users who, in the judgment of The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF, infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

Advertising

The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF makes no guarantee as to the outcome or result of advertisements placed on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Website if any. Although The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF will always do its best to ensure that ads are placed according to the terms agreed to at the time of purchase, including target audience and advertisement terms, The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF cannot be held responsible for any expected result of placing advertisements on The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, including but not limited to changes in product sales, web traffic, concert attendance, or collaborative interest.

Definitions of Certain Terms Used in these Terms of Use

Solar in the Community Web Site is the website located at www.solarinthecommunity.com.

Solar in the Community is a project of Citizens Utility Board, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization the mission of which is to represent the interests of residential utility customers in the State of Illinois, and EDF, a bipartisan environmental organization that finds innovative ways to solve big environmental problems in the U.S. and globally. For more information, visit citizensutilityboard.org or edf.org.

Users Terms are agreements made between members using the interface provided by The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site, including, but not limited to, agreements related to contests, games, groups, events, and wagers.

User(s) is/are individuals who visit The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site and do not register and individuals who register with The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site and become free members.

User Submissions include files uploaded by Users to The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site and files uploaded by Users to Profiles (including User photos and other media The Accelerate Group/CUB/EDF Web Site may accept as part of the Profile).

Solar in the Community DOES NOT claim any ownership rights to User Submissions.

Questions may be directed to support@solarinthecommunity.com or to the organizations as listed below:

Citizens Utility Board
309 West Washington Street, Suite 800,
Chicago, Illinois 60606
(800) 669-5556

Environmental Defense Fund
18 South Michigan Avenue, 12th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603





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