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Terms Of Use
NUCLEAR ENERGY INSTITUTE (NEI) NUCLEAR SUPPLIER DATABASE TERMS OF USE (TOU)

Welcome to the NEI Supplier Database ("Database´┐Ż). This TOU seeks to encourage prudent use of and applies to all users of the Database. Accordingly, please read the following TOU carefully because when you access and/or use the Database (as made available on the WWW.NEI.ORG Web site), you acknowledge that you have agreed to abide and be bound by the terms and conditions of the TOU.
  1. NO REFUNDS
    All fees charged for use of the NEI Supplier Database are non-refundable. Please carefully read these TOU and ensure that they are acceptable before tendering payment for access to the Database. You may direct any questions regarding the Database or these TOU to thj@nei.org.


  2. RESPONSIBILITY FOR USE
    At all times, you agree to conduct your on-line activities on the Database in a cordial and friendly manner and in accordance with this TOU and all applicable laws. Any views or opinions expressed by you on the Database are your personal views or opinions and do not reflect the views or opinions of NEI.


  3. USER OBLIGATIONS
    When you use the Database, you promise to provide true and accurate information. You also understand and agree that use of the Internet and the Database is solely your decision and at your own risk. NEI is not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet, the accuracy of the information contained or presented on the Database, or for the consequences of any reliance on such transmission and/or information. You must make your own determination as to these issues.


  4. RIGHT TO USE
    The Database is provided by NEI as a resource for you and is designed to meet the needs of NEI's supplier members by providing access to a deep, diverse and competitive supplier base. The purpose of the Database is to connect procurers and suppliers of nuclear components by providing a single location where procurers can access the full universe of nuclear suppliers, and suppliers can have visibility with major industry procurers. Access to and use of the Database is therefore limited to your personal use and to NEI's mission-related communications, promotions, and other activities. You do not have any right to distribute further the Database (or any part or content presented on the Database) without NEI's prior written permission.


  5. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
    You have no proprietary interest in the Database, and this TOU provides only a limited license to use its features. Other than your rights as a member of NEI (if you are a member), you have no right to identify or suggest an affiliation with or endorsement by NEI and/or its policies or services.


  6. ENFORCING SECURITY
    NEI endeavors to maintain the Database as a safe and productive resource. In so doing, NEI reserves the right to view, monitor, and/or record Database activity and to comply with government or court appointed authorities when necessary. Therefore, you have no reasonable expectation of privacy while using the Database. NEI also reserves the right at any time, when warranted, to suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Database or any portion of the Database.


  7. POSTINGS
    The Database provides the opportunity to share basic, but meaningful information about nuclear suppliers. By submitting information of any type (a "posting") to the Database or by otherwise using the Database to transmit or display information, you automatically grant NEI the royalty-free right to use this information for any purpose. You also acknowledge that your submissions are non-confidential for all purposes, and you represent that you have all rights and permission necessary to submit, display, or make available any content in your posting. Moreover, you agree that by using the Database you will not post or transmit any of the following materials on the Database:
    • Anything, which interferes with or disrupts the Database
    • Anything, which is contrary to the interests of NEI
    • Anything, which may damage, lessen, or harm the goodwill or reputation of NEI and its member companies,
    • Anything, which defames, harasses, threatens, offends, or in any way violates or infringes on the rights of others,
    • Anything, which violates any law or encourages anti-competitive or unlawful pricing behavior (see paragraph 8 entitled "Antitrust"),
    • Anything, which involves the impersonation of any other person or entity,
    • Anything, which is inaccurate, off-topic, irrelevant, or inappropriate for the purposes of the Database, and
    • Anything, which constitutes junk mail, spam, or unauthorized advertising.


  8. LIMITED PRE-SCREENING OF YOUR POSTINGS
    NEI will perform limited pre-screening of information submitted for posting on the Database. Specifically, NEI will pre-screen information only to ensure that required information has been submitted. NEI does not pre-screen information for accuracy. Therefore, users of the Database rely on posted information at their own risk. NEI encourages you to use reasonable discretion in using the Database. NEI also does not endorse, oppose, or edit any information provided by you or another person or entity that is posted on the Database. Any views expressed on the Database do not necessarily reflect the views of NEI. Nevertheless, NEI reserves the right to delete, edit, or take other appropriate action with respect to the Database (or parts thereof), including, without limitation, terminating your access or use.


  9. ANTITRUST
    The antitrust laws of the United States and the various states prohibit agreements, combinations and conspiracies in restraint of trade. As described above in paragraph 3, the purpose of the Database is to provide a pro-competitive environment for procurers and suppliers of nuclear components. NEI does not endorse or encourage any anti-competitive use of Database information. Any such use of Database information will result in immediate termination of your access to the Database. Specifically, the information provided on this Database should not be used to facilitate:
    • Discussions with competitors on prices, fees or rates, or features that can impact (raise, lower or stabilize) prices such as discounts, costs, salaries, terms and conditions of sale, warranties, or profit margins.
    • Agreement with competitors as to uniform terms of sale, warranties or contract provisions.
    • Exchange of data among competitors concerning fees, prices, production, sales, bids, costs, salaries, customer credit.
    • Agreements with competitors to divide up customers, markets or territories.
    • Agreements with competitors not to deal with certain suppliers or others.
    • Attempts to prevent a supplier from selling to your competitor(s).
    • Discussions of your customers with your competitors.
    • Agreements to any association membership restrictions, standard-setting, certification, accreditation, or self-regulation programs.


  10. LINKS TO OTHER SITES
    If links to other sites on the World Wide Web are provided or made available through the Database, please note that these sites have not necessarily been reviewed by NEI and are maintained by third parties over which NEI exercises no control and for which NEI will not be responsible. Please also note that these links do not imply an endorsement by NEI of any other site, product, service, person, cause, campaign, or information.


  11. DISCLAIMER
    The Database IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES AND MAY INCLUDE ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES.


  12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
    NEI SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE DATABASE. NEI's MAXIMUM LIABILITY FOR ANY REASON SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU FOR USE OF THE DATABASE.


  13. GOVERNING LAW
    This TOU has been made in and will be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia as applied to agreements entered into and completely performed in the District of Columbia.


  14. CHANGES
    Please note that NEI reserves the right to change the Database and/or its features (although NEI doesn't have any obligation to do so) as well as the terms and conditions of this TOU. Your continued use of the Database following any announced change will mean that you have accepted any change to the Database and/or to this TOU. So, we encourage you to review this TOU on a periodic basis.


  15. CONTACT INFORMATION
    If you have questions regarding this TOU and/or the Database, please contact thj@nei.org.