Terms of Use

Please read these terms and conditions carefully. By accessing this web site and any pages hereof, you are indicating that you have read, acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not access this web site. Mercatus Energy Advisors reserves the right to change these Terms of Use which you are responsible for regularly reviewing and your continued use of this web site constitutes agreement to all such changes. As used herein, Mercatus Energy Advisors means Mercatus Energy Advisors, LLC and its affiliates. To obtain contact information for Mercatus Energy Advisors, please click here.

General Information
This web site is comprised of various web sites operated by Mercatus Energy Advisors (collectively, the "web site"). Certain sections of or pages on this web site may contain separate terms and conditions, which are in addition to these Terms of Use. You should read those additional terms and conditions carefully. By accessing such sections or pages, you agree to be bound by those additional terms and conditions. In the event of a conflict, those additional terms and conditions will govern your use of those sections or pages.

Unauthorized use of Mercatus Energy Advisors’ web site and systems, including, but not limited to, unauthorized entry into Mercatus Energy Advisors’ systems, misuse of passwords or misuse of any other information, is strictly prohibited. You may not use this web site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Mercatus Energy Advisors site or service or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of any Mercatus Energy Advisors site or service. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Mercatus Energy Advisors site or service, computer systems or networks connected to any Mercatus Energy Advisors site or service, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You agree that you will not engage in any activities related to this web site that are contrary to applicable laws or regulations.

Mercatus Energy Advisors reserves the right, in its sole discretion, without any obligation and without any notice requirement, to change, improve or correct the information, materials and descriptions on this web site and to suspend and/or deny access to this web site for scheduled or unscheduled maintenance, upgrades, improvements or corrections. The information and materials on this web site may contain typographical errors or inaccuracies. Any dated information is published as of its date only, and Mercatus Energy Advisors does not undertake any obligation or responsibility to update or amend any such information. Mercatus Energy Advisors may discontinue or change any product or service described in or offered on this web site at any time.

Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability
The information, products and services on this web site are provided on an "AS IS," "WHERE IS" and "WHERE AVAILABLE" basis. Mercatus Energy Advisors does not warrant the information or services provided herein or your use of this web site generally, either expressly or impliedly, for any particular purpose and expressly disclaims any implied warranties, including but not limited to, warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Mercatus Energy Advisors will not be responsible for any loss or damage that could result from interception by third parties of any information or services made available to you via this web site. Although the information provided to you on this web site is obtained or compiled from sources we believe to be reliable, Mercatus Energy Advisors cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness or completeness of any information or data made available to you for any particular purpose. Neither Mercatus Energy Advisors, nor any of its affiliates, directors, officers or employees, nor any third party vendor, will be liable or have any responsibility of any kind for any loss or damage that you incur in the event of any failure or interruption of this web site, or resulting from the act or omission of any other party involved in making this web site, the data contained herein or the products or services offered on this web site available to you, or from any other cause relating to your access to, inability to access, or use of the web site or these materials, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of Mercatus Energy Advisors or of any vendor providing software or services. In no event will Mercatus Energy Advisors or any such parties be liable to you, whether in contract or tort, for any direct, special, indirect, consequential or incidental damages or any other damages of any kind even if Mercatus Energy Advisors or any other such party has been advised of the possibility thereof. This limitation on liability includes, but is not limited to, the transmission of any viruses which may infect a user's equipment, failure of mechanical or electronic equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems (e.g., you cannot access your internet service provider), unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, strikes or other labor problems or any force majeure. Mercatus Energy Advisors cannot and does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the web site.

Proprietary Rights
All right, title and interest in this web site and any content contained herein is the exclusive property of Mercatus Energy Advisors, except as otherwise stated. Unless otherwise specified, this web site is for your personal and non-commercial use only and you may print, copy and download any information or portion of this web site for your personal use only. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, frame, create derivative works from, transfer, or otherwise use in any other way for commercial or public purposes in whole or in part any information, software, products or services obtained from this web site, except for the purposes expressly provided herein, without Mercatus Energy Advisors’ prior written approval. If you copy or download any information or software from this web site, you agree that you will not remove or obscure any copyright or other notices or legends contained in any such information.

Mercatus Energy Advisors, the Mercatus Energy Advisors logo and other Mercatus Energy Advisors marks referenced herein are the property of Mercatus Energy Advisors. The names of other companies and third-party products or services mentioned herein may be the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. You are prohibited from using any marks for any purpose including, but not limited to use as metatags on other pages or sites on the World Wide Web without the written permission of Mercatus Energy Advisors or such third party, which may own the marks.

Use of Links
This web site contains links to third party web sites. These links are provided only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link is not and does not imply an affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, approval, investigation, verification or monitoring by Mercatus Energy Advisors of any information contained in any third party web site. In no event shall Mercatus Energy Advisors be responsible for the information contained on that site or your use of or inability to use such site. You should also be aware that the terms and conditions of such site and the site's privacy policy may be different from those applicable to your use of this web site.

Commodities & Financial Instruments
None of the information contained in this web site constitutes a recommendation, solicitation, bid or offer by Mercatus Energy Advisors to buy or sell any commodities, derivatives, futures, options, securities, swaps or other financial instruments or to provide any investment advice or service. The information contained in this web site has been prepared without reference to any particular user's requirements, risk tolerance or financial situation. Certain transactions give rise to substantial risk and are not suitable for all persons and entities. Prior to the execution of any transaction by you involving information you received from this web site, you should consult your accounting, business, legal and tax advisors with respect to the price, suitability, value, risk and/or other aspects of any commodities, derivatives, futures, options, securities, swaps or other financial instruments. Pricing and other information generated through the use of data, information or services made available herein may not reflect actual prices or values that would be available in the market at the time provided or at the time that the user may want to purchase or sell a particular commodity, derivative, future, option, security, swap or other financial instrument. The information and services provided on this web site are not provided to and may not be used by any person or entity in any jurisdiction where the provision or use thereof would be contrary to applicable laws, rules or regulations of any governmental authority, regulatory or self-regulatory organization or where Mercatus Energy Advisors is not authorized to provide such information or services. Some products and services described in this web site may not be available in all jurisdictions or to all persons and entities.

Choice of Law
These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Texas, without regard to conflicts of laws provisions. Sole and exclusive jurisdiction for any action or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms of Use shall be in an appropriate state or federal court located in the County of Harris, State of Texas and the parties unconditionally waive their respective rights to a jury trial. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this web site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms of Use, or a portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of these Terms of Use, and the remainder of these Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect.

These Terms of Use constitutes the entire agreement between Mercatus Energy Advisors and you with respect to this site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications, agreements and understandings between Mercatus Energy Advisors and you with respect to the subject matter hereof.