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  • Terms of Use

    Energy Transport Insider, a publication of LTN Group LLC, may change these Terms of Use at any time without notice. The most current version of the Terms of Use will always be posted on this page.

    By accessing and using the ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER web site, www.energytransportinsider.com (the "Web Site"), you are agreeing to be legally bound by these Terms of Use. The terms "you" and "User" refer to anyone who accesses the ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER Web Site. As you browse through the Web Site you may access other web sites that are subject to different terms of use. When you use those sites, you will be legally bound by the specific terms of use posted on such sites. If there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and the other terms and conditions, the other Terms of Use will govern with respect to use of such pages.

    Your use of the Web Site after any changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms of Use and all of the changes. You are responsible for regularly reviewing information posted online to obtain timely notice of such changes. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of these Terms of Use as modified by the posted changes.

    1. USE OF THE ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER WEB SITE

    ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to access and use the Web Site under the terms set forth below. The Web Site and the content, including, but not limited to, text, data, reports, opinions, images, photos, graphics, graphs, charts, animations and video (the "Content"), displayed on the Web Site, may be used only for your personal and non-commercial use. Except as otherwise permitted under these Terms of Use, you agree not to copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, or store any Content, in whole or in part, from the Web Site or to display, perform, publish, distribute, transmit, broadcast or circulate any Content to anyone, or for any commercial purpose, without the express prior written consent of ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER. You agree to use the Web Site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within the Web Site.

    The Content is the exclusive property of ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER or its licensors, and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. All trade names, trademarks, service marks and other product and service names and logos on the Web Site and within the Content are proprietary to their respective owners and are protected by applicable trademark and copyright laws. Any of the trademarks, service marks or logos (collectively, the "Marks") displayed on the Web Site may be registered or unregistered marks of ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER or others. Nothing contained on this Web Site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any of the Marks displayed on the Web Site without the express written permission of ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER or a third party owner of such Marks. Any unauthorized uses of the Marks or any other Content are strictly prohibited. To request permission to use any Content or other ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER material, please contact ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER at editor@energytransportinsider.com

    You shall honor all reasonable requests by ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER to protect ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER's proprietary interests in the ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER Web Site.

    2. DISCLAIMER

    THE CONTENT AND THE WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES. ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER DOES NOT MAKE ANY GUARANTEES OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR CURRENTNESS OF OR RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED FROM, ACCESSING AND USING THE ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER WEB SITE, THE ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER WEB SITE'S OWN CONTENT, THE OTHER CONTENT, NOR ANY MATERIAL THAT CAN BE ACCESSED (VIA A DIRECT OR INDIRECT HYPERLINK OR OTHERWISE) THROUGH THE ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER WEB SITE. ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE AND OF NONINFRINGEMENT. NEITHER ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER NOR IHSM SHALL BE LIABLE TO THE USER OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY INACCURACY, DELAY, INTERRUPTION IN SERVICE, ERROR OR OMISSION, REGARDLESS OF CAUSE, OR FORANY DAMAGES RESULTING THEREFROM.

    3. USER'S CONTENT 

    Where the User is invited to submit any contribution to the Web Site (including without limitation any text, graphics, video or audio) (the "Other Content") you are required by such submission to grant ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sublicenseable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to any such work worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content, consistent with privacy restrictions set forth in ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER's Privacy Policy. If you do not wish to grant such rights to ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER, you should not submit your contribution to the Web Site. By submitting your contribution to the Website site, you also:

    a.     Warrant that such contribution is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER for all the purposes specified above;

    b.     Indemnify ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by a result of your breach of the above warranty; and

    c.     Agree to waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on the Web Site and the other purposes specified above.

    Users entering material into the Web Site are responsible for the Other Content. ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER has no responsibility for Other Content, including the content of any messages or information posted by Users or others, or for the content of information accessible via direct or indirect hyperlinks from the ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER Web Site. However, ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER retains the right, which it may or may not exercise in its sole discretion, to review, edit, or delete Other Content that ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER deems to be illegal, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate.

    You may not input or distribute any material through the ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER Web Site that is promotional in nature, including solicitations for funds or business, without the prior written authorization of ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER. The User agrees to indemnify ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER, their affiliates and agents from all damages, liabilities, costs, charges and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, that ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER, its affiliates and agents may incur as a result of either: (i) User's use of the Website; or (ii) the User's breach of these Terms and Conditions.

    4. LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES 

    You may, through hypertext or other computer links, gain access to web sites operated by persons other than ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only, and are the exclusive responsibility of such web sites' owners. You agree that ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER is not responsible for the content or operation of such web sites, and that ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER shall have no liability to you or any other person or entity for the use of third party web sites. Except as described below, a hyperlink from this Web Site to another web site does not imply or mean that ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER endorses the content on that web site or the operator or operations of that site. You are solely responsible for determining the extent to which you may use any content at any other web sites to which you link from the ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER Web Site.

    5. ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

    You become an authorized user and licensee of specifically ordered ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER data, information and/or software products and services ("ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER Product(s)") by accessing, downloading (even on a temporary basis) and/or using any ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER Products. For certain ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER Products, you may be required to register by (i) completing the registration process; and (ii) agreeing to all the provisions of the Terms of Use together with any terms and conditions and / or license agreement that are product specific.

    6. ANTI-HACKING PROVISION 

    You expressly agree not to use this Web Site in any manner or for any purpose that is prohibited by these terms and conditions. In addition, you expressly agree not to:

    a.     use the Web Site for any purpose that is prohibited by any law or regulation, or to facilitate the violation of any law or regulation;

    b.     use or attempt to use any "deep-link," "scraper," "robot," "bot," "spider," "data mining," "computer code" or any other automated device, program, tool, algorithm, process or methodology or manual process having similar processes or functionality, to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of the Web Site or any data or content found on or accessed through the Web Site without prior express written consent;

    c.     obtain or attempt to obtain through any means any materials or information on the Web Site that have not been intentionally made publicly available either by their public display on the Web Site or through their accessibility by a visible link on the Web Site;

    d.     in any way bypass or circumvent any other measure employed to limit or prevent access to the Web Site or its content;

    e.     violate the security of the Web Site or attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Web Site, data, materials, information, computer systems or networks connected to any server associated with this Web Site, through hacking, password mining or any other means;

    f.      interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Web Site or any activities conducted on or through the Web Site, including accessing any data, content or other information prior to the time that it is intended to be available to the public on the Web Site; or

    g.     take or attempt any action that, in the sole discretion of this Web Site's operators, imposes or may impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load or burden on the Web Site or such operation's infrastructure.

    7. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS 

    You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Web Site. We may, in our sole discretion, report actual or perceived violations of law to law enforcement or appropriate authorities. If we become aware, through a complaint or otherwise, of any potential or suspected violation of these Terms and Conditions, we may (but are not obligated to) conduct an investigation to determine the nature and extent of the suspected violation and the appropriate enforcement action, during which investigation we may suspend services to any customer being investigated and/or remove any material from our servers. You agree to cooperate fully with any such investigation. You acknowledge that violations of the Terms and Conditions could be subject to criminal or civil penalties.

    You are entirely liable for activities conducted by you in connection with your browsing and use of the Web Site. If you are dissatisfied with the Content or the Web Site or with these Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to stop using the Content and the Web Site. ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER will not pay you any damages in connection with your browsing or use of the Web Site.

    8. TERM; TERMINATION

    These Terms and Conditions are effective until terminated by ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER. ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER may terminate these Terms and Conditions with respect to you or any other third party without notice at any time for any reason. Upon termination all rights granted in these Terms and Conditions shall immediately cease to exist and you must promptly discontinue all use of the Content and the Web Site and destroy all copies of the Content downloaded by you. In addition, in the event that we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have breached any of our Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right to terminate access to the Web Site and take any other action which we, in our sole discretion, deem to be appropriate. All terms that by their nature should survive termination of these Terms and Conditions will survive.

    9. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES

    All contents of the ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER Web Site are: Copyright 2016 by ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

    10. NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

    Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER's designated contact referenced at the end of these Terms and Conditions. ALL INQUIRIES NOT SUBMITTED ACCORDING TO THIS PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE.

    11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY 

    TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER WEB SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER WEB SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER (OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES) HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER, LTN GROUP LLC OR ANY AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE ON SUCH CONTENT OR THE WEB SITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER WEB SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER WEB SITE.

    12. GENERAL

    This Web Site is controlled by ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER from its offices within the State of California, United States of America. ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER makes no representation that the Content is appropriate for use in other locations. Any claim relating to the Content will be governed by the laws of the State of Maryland, notwithstanding any conflicts of law principles, and the United States of America. You and ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER agree that and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the State and Federal Courts located in Alameda County, Maryland with respect to any such claim. You agree that regardless of any law or statute to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or relating to the Site and these Terms and Conditions must be filed within one (1) year of the date the cause of action arose, or be barred as untimely. Any part of these Terms and Conditions that is unlawful, void or unenforceable will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions. All waivers must be in writing. Any waiver or failure to enforce these Terms and Conditions on one occasion will not be deemed a waiver of any other provision or of such provision on any other occasion. You may not assign your rights or obligations granted under these Terms and Conditions without the prior written consent of ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER. Any attempted assignment or transfer without such prior written consent from ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER shall be null and void. The headings of sections of these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and are not to be used in interpreting these Terms and Conditions. In the event ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER is required to initiate legal proceedings to enforce any provision of these Terms and Conditions or you initiate any legal proceedings relating to these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover all reasonable attorneys' fees from the other party. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the parties regarding the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings, and communication, whether written or oral. These Terms and Conditions may only be modified by ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER in writing.

    13. Contact Information 

    All requests for further information or for permission to reproduce any portions of the Content or Web Site should be directed to: General Counsel, Energy Transport Insider, a publication of LTN Group LLC, 777 Davis St., Suite 125, San Leandro, CA 94577. PHONE: 510-418-1573


     
  • Privacy Policy

    ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER is committed to delivering services and information to its online users in an efficient and secure manner.

    Information We Collect

    We automatically collect IP addresses and web site usage information from you when you visit our web site. This information helps us evaluate how our visitors use and navigate our web site on an aggregate basis, including the number and frequency of visitors to each web page and the length of visit. Our web site is not set up to automatically collect personally identifiable information from each visitor.

    When you register for a free trial, sign up for a conference, order a product, or at other times, we may collect personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, company name, address, phone number, email address and similar information.

    How We Use Collected Information

    The personal information you provide to us when using our web site, such as your name, company name, address, phone number, email address and similar information will be used to support your customer relationship with ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER, and to notify you of special offers, conferences, updated information and new services and products from ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER via email and regular mail. Registrants of our conferences/universities may be released to exhibitors and sponsors of specific ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER events.

    Cookies

    A cookie is a string of information that is sent by a web site and stored on your hard drive or temporarily in your computer's memory. We employ cookie technology to store visitor preferences and to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our Subscriber Access area.

    Links to Other Web Sites

    Our web site contains links to other web sites operated by third parties. ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER is not responsible for the privacy practices or policies of such third party web sites and this notice does not apply to those web sites.

    Security

    The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in limited access servers behind a firewall. We will maintain safeguards to protect the security of these servers and have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to secure your personally identifiable information.

    Updates to this Policy

    We will make changes to this Privacy Policy periodically. We will post any changes here, so be sure to check back from time to time.

    White Papers

    Business organizations make their white papers available through this website and through informative emails sent by ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER. The white paper sponsor will receive the first name, last name, and company name of any person who clicks through to the white paper in order to offer further information related to the topic of the white paper that was viewed. The information submitted also may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER. If you do not wish for your information to be disclosed to the white paper sponsor, do not click or download the white paper.

    Opt-Out

    We will send you information about our various products and services we feel may be of interest to you. If you do not want to receive such mailings, simply let us know by emailing us at editor@energytransportiInsider.com or by mail at ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER, 777 Davis St., Suite 125, San Leandro, CA 94577. Include your name, company name, complete mailing address, phone number and email address. Regardless of whether you opt-out, we reserve the right to contact you by any available means concerning orders you place or inquiries you make. Please note if you have previously opted-out and then later sign up for a free demo/download, purchase a product/subscription, or register for a seminar/webinar, you will be removed from ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER's opt-out list and may receive offers from ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER.

    In accordance with standard industry practice, ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER may rent, exchange or sell your mailing address to third parties. We do not provide fax or email addresses to third parties. If you would like your name to be excluded from these mailings, simply send your request to: Mail Preference Service, ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER, 777 Davis St., Suite 125, San Leandro, CA 94577.


     
  • How To Contact Us

    If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us by email at privacy@energytransportinsider.com or by mail at ENERGY TRANSPORT INSIDER, 777 Davis St., Suite 125, San Leandro, CA 94577.