Online Account Terms and Conditions

 

Welcome to MyAccount, SaskPower's customer self-service Web site (the "Web site"). This Web site is owned and operated by the Saskatchewan Power Corporation ("SaskPower") a Crown Corporation incorporated under the Power Corporation Act (Saskatchewan).

Please read these terms of use carefully before using this Web site:

1. Agreement

By accessing this Web site or using any of the services provided through this Web site (the "services") you expressly agree to be bound by, accept and comply with these terms and conditions of use (the "terms and conditions"). If you are using this Website on behalf of a business, you affirm that you are authorized to agree to these terms and conditions on behalf of the business customer related to that account. If you do not agree with any of these terms and conditions, you must immediately exit and stop using this Web site. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions, then you may not read, link to, download or in any other way use information on this Web site. These terms and conditions may be revised from time to time without notice to you and it is your responsibility to check for updates to the Web site. Your use of this Web site after any revisions to these terms and conditions are posted to this Web site shall constitute your acceptance of such revisions.

2. Registration

Access to this Web site and use of certain services may require registration. You must be an existing SaskPower customer to register to use this Web site. You agree to provide accurate and current information as required for such registration and to update your information in a timely manner to ensure it remains accurate and complete. You will be solely responsible to maintain the confidentiality of any personal identifiers or passwords required by you to access this Web site, or required by you to use any of the services, and for all activities that occur under such personal identifiers or passwords. You agree to immediately notify SaskPower of any unauthorized use of your personal identifiers or passwords.

3. Privacy and security

For information respecting the way SaskPower handles the privacy and security of your information, please refer to SaskPower's privacy policy at the bottom of this Web site which is incorporated into and forms part of these terms and conditions.

4. Disclaimer

The Web site, the services and any content are provided solely on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the content provided through the Web site or any services is accurate and current when posted. However, your use of such content is at your sole risk. No warranty is given that the Web site or services are or will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful or destructive properties or components, or uninterrupted. SaskPower does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy, validity, correctness, currency, timeliness, completeness, reliability or adequacy of information or content on the Web site or any links to external sites not maintained by SaskPower. You assume all responsibility for using the information contained in this Web site and any information you may access through this Web site. Do not assume that the Web site will be error-free or that the Web site will be operated without interruption. SaskPower is not responsible for transmission errors in, corruption of, or the security of content carried over telecommunications carriers’ or other providers’ facilities. SaskPower expressly disclaims any and all warranties, representations and conditions regarding the content and any use of this Web site or any services, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, third party rights, title, quality, accuracy, completeness, currency, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose.

Please be advised that the information on this Web site may become out of date, however, SaskPower disclaims any duty to or liability for failure to update information on this Web site. Further, the information in this Web site is subject to change without notice.

5. Limitation of liability

You agree that SaskPower, its affiliates and its subsidiaries, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents are not liable or responsible for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, or special damages, including, without limitation, any loss of use, lost data, lost business profits, business interruption, personal injury, property damage, or any pecuniary loss arising out of or in any way connected with this Web site, the services or any content, any communications with SaskPower, or any software, information or documents contained in or accessed through this Web site or any of the services, even if SaskPower has been advised of the possibility of such damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), equity, strict liability or otherwise.

6. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SaskPower, its affiliates and its subsidiaries, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any and all losses, costs, damages and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, suffered or incurred by SaskPower from or related to your violation of these terms and conditions or your use of the use of the Web site, the services or any content contained therein.

7. Confidentiality warning

Absent the use of encryption, cellular services and the Internet are not secure mediums and privacy cannot be ensured. In using this Web site, you agree to assume the risks associated with the transmission or loss of any data or information to or from SaskPower on this Web site, including the interception of such confidential data or information by third parties and agree to be liable for any damages occurring as a result thereof.

8. Ownership and intellectual property

This Web site, the services and all contents thereof, including, but not limited to, all text, images, data, html code, multimedia clips, graphics, icons, java code, account information and the section and arrangement of the contents of this site (collectively the "content"), are owned and protected intellectual property of SaskPower or other third parties with all rights reserved unless otherwise noted (the “intellectual property”). Except as expressly provided, nothing in these terms and conditions or within the Web site or any of the services shall be construed as granting any license under any of the intellectual property rights, whether by implication, waiver, estoppel or otherwise. You are expressly prohibited from copying, transferring, reproducing, storing, uploading, distributing, publishing or using, in whole or in part, any of the intellectual property appearing on the Web site or through use of any services without the prior written consent of SaskPower or any third party owner of the intellectual property. SaskPower will take appropriate legal action necessary to enforce its rights respecting any prohibited use of any intellectual property appearing on this Web site.

9. Trademarks

Certain words, phrases, names, designs or logos used on the Web site may constitute trademarks, service marks or trade names of SaskPower or other entities. The display of any such marks does not imply that a license has been granted by SaskPower or other entities.

10. Limited license

This Web site and the services are provided for your informational, non-commercial and personal use only as authorized under these terms and conditions or as otherwise provided in the Web site or any services. You are granted a limited license to use, display or print short extracts of the content for your personal non-commercial use only, provided such content is not modified in any way. Any other use of the content is prohibited. You shall not market, commercially exploit, reproduce, copy, download, derivatize, modify or distribute any content, this Web site or any services, in whole or in part, without SaskPower's written permission. You further agree not to adapt, translate, modify, decompile, disassemble, decrypt, reformulate, adapt, alter, adjust, change, frame or reverse engineer any software, applications or programs used in connection with this Web site or any services. SaskPower reserves the right to revoke this limited license at any time without notice and for whatever reason and to require you to delete, destroy or otherwise remove any such material.

11. Rules of use

You agree that in accessing or using the Web site or any services or submitting any information or materials to SaskPower you shall: (i) act in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; (ii) not attempt to damage, modify, alter or deface any part of this Web site, any services or any content; (iii) not post, transmit, link to or otherwise distribute any information or software which contains a virus, or other harmful or disruptive property or component that may adversely affect any computer systems or programs, the Web site or the services; (iv) not post, transmit, link to or otherwise distribute any inappropriate, defamatory, indecent, offensive or unlawful material or information; and (v) not impersonate or falsely represent your association with any person. You also have the sole responsibility for ensuring you receive and review your electricity account billings you request to receive via any services and for protection and recovery of your computer system. You must take reasonable and appropriate precautions to ensure that any computer system used to access this Web site or any service is secure and free of viruses or other harmful or destructive properties or components.

12. Third party content

As a convenience to you, this Web site may contain links to other Internet sites that are operated by other parties that are not under the control of SaskPower. Third party links are referenced for information and interest only and you agree that SaskPower is not an affiliate of and does not represent or endorse any such third party or its site, products or services. SaskPower is not responsible for the availability or content of such third party Internet sites. Your communication or business dealings with any third parties found on, or through the Web site or any of the services, are solely between you and such third parties at your sole risk. These other sites are independently developed by parties other than SaskPower, and SaskPower does not assume any liability or responsibility whatsoever for the operation of or information of any linked resources, nor for any interpretations, comments or opinions expressed therein including damages that may be sustained, or viruses or other destructive items that infect your computer or other property through your access to or use of this site.

13. Modifications and termination

SaskPower reserves the right to suspend, discontinue, terminate or modify any aspect of the Web site, services or content and/or your access to or use of the Web site, services or content at any time for any reason whatsoever with or without notice to you. SaskPower further reserves the right to refuse to post on the Web site and the right to remove from the Web site any information or materials, in whole or in part, that SaskPower deems, in its sole discretion, to be inappropriate, unlawful or in violation of these terms and conditions. If you are dissatisfied with the Web site, any of the services, any of the content, or any of the terms and conditions, rules, policies, or practices of SaskPower in operating the Web site and the services, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Web site and the services.

14. General

Subject to section 15 of these terms and conditions, these terms and conditions form the entire agreement between you and SaskPower with respect to your use of this Web site, the services and the content. Failure or delay by SaskPower to enforce the provisions of these terms and conditions or SaskPower's rights or remedies at any time will not be construed to be a waiver of SaskPower's rights under these terms and conditions and will not prejudice SaskPower's right to take subsequent action. If any provision in these terms and conditions is illegal, invalid or unenforceable at law, it shall be deemed to be severed from these terms and conditions and the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect. These terms and conditions and any disputes or actions arising from this Web site, the services or the content contained on this Web site shall be governed by the laws of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and you hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and agree to bring any action exclusively in such courts.

15. SaskPower’s terms and conditions of service

In addition to these terms and conditions, you shall abide by and be bound by SaskPower’s electrical service terms and conditions of service with respect to any and all services provided to you by SaskPower. In the event of a conflict between SaskPower’s electrical service terms and conditions of service and these terms and conditions of service regarding the “services” as defined under these terms and conditions of service, these terms and conditions of service shall govern. In the event of a conflict between SaskPower’s electrical service terms and conditions of service and these terms and conditions of service regarding any other SaskPower service, SaskPower’s electrical service terms and conditions shall govern.

SaskPower customers who register for the services provided for under this Web site may no longer receive invoice or billing statements for electrical service from SaskPower through the mail or in paper format. SaskPower will send the registered SaskPower customer a reminder email indicating that the customer’s new SaskPower invoice or bill is ready to be viewed on the Web site. All provisions respecting SaskPower invoices and bills set out in SaskPower’s electrical service terms and conditions shall also apply to any on-line invoices and bills.

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