This Data Services Agreement (this “Agreement”) is entered into by and
between UtilityAPI, Inc., a Delaware corporation with offices at
1212 Broadway, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 (“UtilityAPI”)
and the entity identified as the company seeking to obtain data services
from UtilityAPI (“Company”). This Agreement is effective as of the day
you check a box indicating your agreement with the terms of this Agreement
(the “Effective Date”).
BY CHECKING A BOX INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU AGREE
TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. BY INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE TO THIS AGREEMENT,
YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AN AGENT OF COMPANY AND HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND
COMPANY TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE SUCH
AUTHORITY, YOU MUST NOT ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT AND MAY NOT USE THE SERVICES.
“Account Holder Authorization”
means the form—available on the UtilityAPI website, via an email sent to a Utility
Account Holder on behalf of Company, or available elsewhere pursuant to UtilityAPI’s
sole discretion—that obtains Consent.
means any entity which directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by,
or is under common control with the subject entity. “Control,” for purposes of this
definition, means direct or indirect ownership or control of more than 50% of the voting
interests of the subject entity.
means a Utility Account Holder’s (a) then-current provider of utility
services or (b) then-current provider of utility service’s designated agent or vendor that
manages the then-current provider of utility services data access program.
"Authorized Third Party"
means any person or legal entity with which a Utility Account Holder
chooses to share its Utility Data.
means the customer named above.
means all data and information submitted by Company and Company Users to the
Services, including registered account information, and information collected automatically
from Company Users’ use of the Services, such as request logs and session cookies.
means an individual who is authorized by Company to use the Services under
means (a) the explicit, written approval granted by a Utility Account Holder for
its Utility Data to be accessed or shared with Company and (b) taking the form of an executed
Account Holder Authorization or another format expressly authorized in writing by UtilityAPI.
shall have the meaning set forth in the Schedule of Usage Fees, incorporated herein by
"Intellectual Property Rights"
means any patent, patent application, copyright, moral right,
trade name, trademark, service mark, trade secret, copyright, and any applications or right
to apply for registration therefore, computer software programs or applications, tangible or
intangible proprietary information, or any other intellectual property right, in any media,
whether registered or unregistered.
means UtilityAPI’s process related to the collection and delivery of Utility Data
"Utility Account Holder"
means the customer of record on a utility account, or an agent
authorized to act on behalf of the customer of record.
means some or all of the information regarding a Utility Account Holder’s
meter(s), tariffs, consumption and billing made available to its customers by a utility and
made available to Company through the Services and subject to this Agreement.
means data provided by a Utility Account Holder and Company in connection
with the request and provision of Consent, but excluding Access Data.
means the authentication information provided by Utility Account Holder to
UtilityAPI for UtilityAPI to access Utility Data.
2. UtilityAPI's Responsibilities
2.1 Provision of Services
UtilityAPI will make the Services available to Company pursuant to this Agreement,
subject to reasonable maintenance and any unavailability caused by circumstances
beyond our reasonable control, including, for example, an act of God, act of
government, flood, fire, earthquake, civil unrest, act of terror, strike or other
labor problem (other than one involving our employees), Internet service provider
failure or delay, or acts undertaken by third parties, including without limitation,
denial of service attack.
UtilityAPI will provide Company with online training materials and commercially
reasonable access to remote training during its normal business hours during the Term.
Company may contact UtilityAPI for support at
UtilityAPI reserves the right to change the contact information for support.
2.3 Protection of Company Data
UtilityAPI will maintain administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to protect
3. Access and Use of Services
3.1 Account Creation
Company shall identify a primary owner for its account. Company may create subaccounts
which will allow access to the Services by Company’s Authorized Users. Company is
responsible for all activities that occur under Company’s accounts, including all
subaccounts. Company and its Company Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality
of its logins, access tokens, and accounts and for all activities that occur under its
3.2 Usage Restrictions
Company acknowledges and agrees that UtilityAPI has no obligation to monitor or
police the content of communications or data of transmitted through the Services,
and that UtilityAPI is not responsible for the content of any such communications
Company will not:
store or transmit infringing, libelous, or otherwise unlawful or tortious
material through the Services,
store or transmit material in violation of third-party intellectual property,
proprietary, privacy, or similar rights through the Services,
store or transmit malicious code through the Services,
interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Services,
attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Services or their related systems or networks,
permit direct or indirect access to or use of the Services in a way that circumvents
a contractual usage limit,
copy the Services or any part, feature, function or user interface not released under
an open-source license thereof,
circumvent any technological measures implemented to prevent framing or mirroring of
any part of the Services
access the Services in order to build a competitive product or service,
reverse engineer the Services or any part thereof,
modify, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of the Services not released
under an open-source license;
allow the removal, alteration, covering, or obscuring of any UtilityAPI Trademarks
that appear on the Services,
use the Services to transmit spam, viruses, or any unsolicited marketing communications
to third parties; or
use, or allow the use of, the Services for any unfair or deceptive practices or in
contravention of any federal, state, local, foreign, or other applicable law, or rules
and regulations of regulatory or administrative organizations.
3.3 Company Responsibilities
provide all equipment, operating systems, software, and network connectivity
needed to use and access the Services;
be responsible for Authorized Users’ compliance with this Agreement;
be responsible for the legality of Company Data and supply UtilityAPI only
with Company Data for which it has all necessary rights and licenses;
use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access to or use
of Services, and notify UtilityAPI promptly of any such unauthorized access or use;
use the Services, and require its Company Users to use the Services, only in
accordance with applicable laws and government regulations;
use Authorization Data and Utility Data in accordance with applicable laws,
including the federal CAN-SPAM regulations and the Telephone Consumer Protection
Act (the “TCPA”); and
obtain Consent in accordance with the terms herein. Without limiting the foregoing,
Company understands that the Consent obtained through the Services is not intended
to suffice as consent as defined under various laws including, without limitation,
Company agrees that UtilityAPI must have Consent before UtilityAPI will access or
deliver Utility Data to Company.
Before seeking Consent, Company will provide Utility Users with notice of their
privacy practices with respect to how Company will use, share, or otherwise treat
Authorization Data and Utility Data. The notice of privacy practices must comply
with applicable law, and Company will comply with its notice of privacy practices.
3.6 Regulatory Requirements
Company is solely responsible for its compliance with all applicable laws, regulations,
and duties imposed on the collection, use, and treatment of Utility Data. Company
understands that UtilityAPI has no obligation to inform Company of such laws, regulations,
Company agrees that its purchases hereunder are neither contingent on the
delivery of any future functionality or features nor dependent on any oral
or written public comments made by UtilityAPI regarding future functionality
5. Proprietary Rights and Licenses
5.1 Company License to Use the Services
During the Term and subject to Company and Company Users’ compliance with this
Agreement, Company and Company Users have the limited right to access and use the
Services for Company’s business purposes.
5.2 Reservation of Rights
Subject to the limited rights expressly granted hereunder, UtilityAPI reserves
all rights, title and interest in and to the Services, including all related
intellectual property rights. No rights are granted to Company hereunder other
than as expressly set forth herein. Without limiting the foregoing, Company acknowledges
that the structure, organization, and code used in conjunction with the Services
are proprietary to UtilityAPI and/or UtilityAPI’s supplier(s), and that UtilityAPI
and/or its suppliers retain exclusive ownership of the Services, documentation, and
any other Intellectual Property Rights relating to the Services, including all of
UtilityAPI’s modifications, enhancements, derivatives, and other software and materials
relating to the Services.
5.3 License to Company Data
Company grants UtilityAPI and its Affiliates (including its third party hosting providers
acting on its behalf) a worldwide, non-exclusive, limited term license to access, use, copy,
distribute, perform, and display Company Data (a) as reasonably necessary to provide the
Services to Company Users and Utility Account Holders in accordance with this Agreement;
(b) to prevent or address service or technical problems or at Company’s request in connection
with customer support matters; or (c) as compelled by law in accordance with the
section below or as expressly permitted in in writing by Company. Subject to the limited licenses
granted herein, UtilityAPI acquires no right, title or interest under this Agreement in or to
Company Data. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, UtilityAPI may aggregate, anonymize, or
otherwise de-identify any information collected from Company, Company Users in the course of this
Agreement and use and disclose such information without restriction, provided that such aggregated,
anonymous, or otherwise de-identified data does not individually identify Company (“Anonymized Data”)
prior to disclosure to a third party, except that UtilityAPI may disclose individually identifiable
information to its third party contractors who are subject to confidentiality obligations, and
Authorization Data, which can include Company Data, to Applicable Utilities if requested or purchased.
UtilityAPI retains all intellectual property rights in Anonymized Data. This Section 5.3 shall
survive termination of this Agreement.
If Company (including any Company User) sends UtilityAPI any feedback or suggestions regarding the
Services, Company grants UtilityAPI and its Affiliates an unlimited, irrevocable, perpetual,
sublicensable, royalty-free license to use or share any such feedback or suggestions for any purpose
without any obligation or compensation to Company or any Company User.
5.5 Business Relationship
Company grants to UtilityAPI and its Affiliates a worldwide, royalty-free license to use any of
Company’s trademarks, brand names, and/or logos for the limited purpose of disclosing that UtilityAPI
provides services to Company. The license set forth in this Section 5.5 shall be valid only during the
period of time in which Company has an active account and shall expire at the termination of this Agreement.
5.6 Remedies for Infringement Claims Related to the Services
If UtilityAPI receives information about an infringement or misappropriation claim related to
the Services, UtilityAPI may in its discretion and at no cost to Company elect to:
(a) modify the Services so that they no longer infringe or misappropriate, without breaching
UtilityAPI’s warranties under Section 8.2;
(b) obtain a license for Company’s continued use of the Services in accordance with this Agreement; or
(c) terminate Company’s account upon 30 days’ written notice and refund Company any money remaining
in Company’s Fund. Notwithstanding any contrary provision in this Agreement, if UtilityAPI provides
any of the remedies set forth in this Section 5.6, Company agrees that such action satisfies
UtilityAPI’s obligations under this Agreement, and Company is not eligible for further relief.
6. Term and Termination
6.1 Term of Agreement
This Agreement commences on the Effective Date and continues until all Company’s account
(including any subaccounts created under Company’s account) has been deactivated or otherwise
terminated (the “Term”).
6.2 Termination for Convenience
Company has the right to terminate its account and this Agreement at any time by deactivating
or terminating its account; provided, that any money remaining in the Fund is non-refundable
and non-cancelable. UtilityAPI reserves the right to terminate this Agreement at any time for
convenience with thirty (30) days’ notice to Company (via email will suffice); provided, that,
UtilityAPI will refund Company any unused money remaining in the Fund.
6.3 Termination for Cause
A party may terminate this Agreement for cause (i) upon 30 days’ written notice to the other
party of a material breach if such breach remains uncured at the expiration of such period, or
(ii) if the other party becomes the subject of a petition in bankruptcy or any other proceeding
relating to insolvency, receivership, liquidation or assignment for the benefit of creditors.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, UtilityAPI may terminate the Agreement immediately if Company
(a) commits fraud in the collection or provision of Consent or (b) uses UtilityAPI’s email
communication tool for any purpose other than the collection of Consent.
6.4 Refund Upon Termination for Cause
Upon any termination for cause by Company, UtilityAPI will refund Company any unused money
remaining in the Fund. Upon any termination for cause by UtilityAPI, Company shall not be
entitled to receive a refund of any unused money in the Fund.
6.5 Deletion of Data
Following the Term, UtilityAPI shall have no obligation to maintain or provide any
6.6 Surviving Provisions
The following provisions shall survive termination of this Agreement:
“Confidential Information” means all information disclosed by a party (“Disclosing Party”)
to the other party (“Receiving Party”), whether orally or in writing, that is designated
as confidential or that reasonably should be understood to be confidential given the nature
of the information and the circumstances of disclosure. Except as otherwise specifically
provided in this Agreement, Company’s Confidential Information includes Company Data;
UtilityAPI’s Confidential Information includes the Services; and Confidential Information
of each party includes the terms and conditions of this Agreement, as well as business and
marketing plans, technology and technical information, patents, copyrights, trade secrets
or other intellectual property of any kind of nature, plans for future development and new
product concepts, and strategies disclosed by such party. However, Confidential Information
does not include any information that (i) is or becomes generally known to the public without
breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party, (ii) was known to the Receiving Party
prior to its disclosure by the Disclosing Party without breach of any obligation owed to the
Disclosing Party, (iii) is received from a third party who rightfully possess the information
without confidential or proprietary restrictions, or (iv) was independently developed by the
7.2 Protection of Confidential Information
Except as otherwise specifically provided in this Agreement, or with advanced written
authorization by the Disclosing Party, each Party covenants and agrees that it will not
use, or publish, communicate, divulge, or disclose to any person, firm, or corporation any
Confidential Information of any other Party, except as necessary in the performance of the
terms of this Agreement or as otherwise permitted by this Agreement. The Receiving Party
will use the same degree of care that it uses to protect the confidentiality of its own
confidential information of like kind (but not less than reasonable care). Liability for
damages due to disclosure of the Confidential Information by any such third party shall be
with the Party that disclosed the Confidential Information to the third party. Neither party
will disclose the terms of this Agreement to any third party other than its Affiliates, legal
counsel and accountants without the other party’s prior written consent, provided that a
party that makes any such disclosure to its Affiliate, legal counsel or accountants will
remain responsible for such Affiliate’s, legal counsel’s or accountant’s compliance with
this Section 7.2.
7.3 Compelled Disclosure
In the event that the recipient of Confidential Information is requested or becomes legally
compelled to disclose any Confidential Information of the other Party, it is agreed that the
Receiving Party will provide the Disclosing Party with prompt written notice of such
request(s) to enable the Disclosing Party, at its sole cost and expense, to seek a protective
order or take other lawful steps to protect and preserve the confidential nature of the
Confidential Information, and the Receiving Party will cooperate with such efforts by the
Disclosing Party. Each Party agrees that it will furnish only that portion of the Confidential
Information which is legally required and will exercise reasonable efforts to obtain reliable
assurance that confidential treatment will be accorded to that portion of the Confidential
Information and other information which is being disclosed.
7.4 Return or Destruction
As requested by the Disclosing Party during the Term, upon expiration or any termination of
this Agreement, or completion of the obligations of the Receiving Party, as applicable, the
Receiving Party shall (a) return or destroy, as the Disclosing Party may direct, and in the
manner reasonably directed by the Disclosing Party, all material in any medium that contains,
refers to, or relates to the Disclosing Party’s Confidential Information, and (b) retain no
copies except one copy solely to the extent, if any, required compliance with record retention
requirements under applicable law; provided, however, that no Party will be obligated to erase
Confidential Information subject to a license granted herein or contained in an archived
computer system backup made in accordance with such Party’s security and/or disaster recovery
procedures, provided that such archived copy will (a) eventually be erased or destroyed in the
ordinary course of such Party’s data processing procedures and (b) will remain fully subject
to the obligations of confidentiality and security stated herein.
In the event of any actual or suspected misuse, disclosure or loss of, or inability to account
for, any Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party, the Receiving Party promptly shall
notify the Disclosing Party within three business days and cooperate in all reasonable respects
with the Disclosing Party to minimize the violation and any damage resulting therefrom.
8. Representations, Warranties, and Disclaimer
Each party represents that it has validly entered into this Agreement and has the legal
power to do so.
Company warrants that (a) at all times during the term of this Agreement, Company shall
comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, and the terms of this
Agreement and (b) Company’s use of the Services or execution of this Agreement does not
and will not conflict with Company’s obligations to any third parties, including,
without limitation, Company’s employees, agents, or independent contractors.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED FOR HEREIN, THE SERVICES AND ALL RELATED COMPONENTS AND
INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES
OF ANY KIND, AND UTILITYAPI EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS
OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. COMPANY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT UTILITYAPI DOES NOT
WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE. WITHOUT
LIMITING THE FOREGOING, UTILITYAPI DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OF UTILITY DATA EACH PARTY
DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION OBLIGATIONS FOR ANY HARM OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY
ANY THIRD-PARTY HOSTING PROVIDERS.
9. Limitation of Liability
9.1 Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS
AGREEMENT (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT OR UNDER ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY) EXCEED
THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF USAGE FEES BY COMPANY HEREUNDER IN THE 12 MONTHS PRECEDING THE LAST
EVENT GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY.
9.2 Exclusion of Consequential and Related Damages
IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO THE OTHER PARTY OR TO ANY THIRD
PARTY FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR REVENUES OR FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL, COVER OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES HOWEVER CAUSED, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR
UNDER ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF
THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT
PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
10. Mutual Indemnification
10.1 Company Indemnification
Company shall defend UtilityAPI and its Affiliates, and its and their respective officers,
directors, employees and contractors, from and against any and all third party claims,
actions and demands alleging Company's use of the Services, in breach of this Agreement,
infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property rights of a third party or violates
applicable law (including, without limitation, Company’s failure to obtain Consent or
Company’s violation of a Utility User’s privacy rights) (collectively, a “Claim Against
UtilityAPI”), and shall indemnify UtilityAPI for any damages, attorney fees and costs
finally awarded against UtilityAPI as a result of, or for any amounts paid by UtilityAPI
under a court-approved settlement of, a Claim Against UtilityAPI. For a Claim Against
UtilityAPI, Company controls the defense and settlement of the Claim Against UtilityAPI
and UtilityAPI agrees to give Company all reasonable assistance, at Company’s expense.
Company will not settle, compromise, or otherwise enter into any agreement regarding the
disposition of any Claim Against UtilityAPI without the prior written consent and approval
of UtilityAPI unless such settlement (a) is solely for a cash payment, (b) requires no
admission of liability or wrongdoing on the part of UtilityAPI, (c) imposes no affirmative
obligation on UtilityAPI, (d) imposes no restriction on UtilityAPI’s business, (e) provides
that the parties to such settlement shall keep the terms of the settlement confidential,
and (f) provides for a full and complete release of UtilityAPI. You shall reimburse
UtilityAPI upon demand for any losses incurred by UtilityAPI that is subject to an
indemnification obligation as set forth in this Section 10.1.
10.2 Indemnification by UtilityAPI
UtilityAPI will defend Company against any claim, demand, suit or proceeding made or
brought against Company by a third party alleging that the use of the Services in accordance
with this Agreement infringes or misappropriates such third party’s intellectual property
rights (a “Claim Against Company”), and will indemnify Company from any damages, attorney
fees and costs finally awarded against Company as a result of, or for amounts paid by Company
under a court-approved settlement of, a Claim Against Company, provided Company (a) promptly
give UtilityAPI written notice of the Claim Against Company, (b) give UtilityAPI sole control
of the defense (including selection of attorneys) and settlement of the Claim Against Company
(except that UtilityAPI may not settle any Claim Against Company unless it releases Company
of all liability), and (c) give UtilityAPI necessary assistance, at UtilityAPI’s expense.
The above defense and indemnification obligations do not apply to the extent a Claim Against
Company arises from (i) Company Data; (ii) Company’s negligence, misconduct, or breach of
this Agreement; (iii) any modification, combination or development of the Services that is
not performed by UtilityAPI; or (iv) the use of any version of software other than the most
current release made available by UtilityAPI.
10.3 Exclusive Remedy
This “Mutual Indemnification” section states the indemnifying party’s sole liability to, and
the indemnified party’s exclusive remedy against, the other party for any type of claim
described in this section.
11. General Provisions
Except as otherwise set forth herein, all notices under this Agreement will be in writing
addressed to (i) UtilityAPI by email to
or by mail to
1212 Broadway, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612
or (ii) Company’s address or Company’s email provided in the registration page, and will
be deemed to have been duly given (a) when received, if personally delivered; (b) the
first business day after sending by email; (c) the day after it is sent, if sent for next
day delivery by recognized overnight delivery service; and (d) upon receipt, if sent by
certified or registered mail, return receipt requested.
11.2 Governing Law
This Agreement, and any disputes arising out of or related hereto, shall be governed
exclusively by the internal laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflicts
of laws rules or the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods.
11.3 Venue; Waiver of Jury Trial; Fees
The state and federal courts located in Alameda County, California shall have exclusive
jurisdiction to adjudicate any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement.
Each party hereby consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts. Each party also
hereby waives any right to jury trial in connection with any action or litigation in any
way arising out of or related to this Agreement. In any action or proceeding to enforce
rights under this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover its
reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees.
11.4 Force Majeure
Neither party shall be liable hereunder by reason of any failure or delay in the
performance of its obligations on account of events beyond the reasonable control of such
party, which may include denial-of-service attacks, strikes, shortages, riots, fires,
acts of God, war, terrorism, cyber-warfare, state-sponsored attacks, and governmental action.
11.5 Relationship of the Parties
The parties are independent contractors. This Agreement does not create a partnership,
franchise, joint venture, agency, fiduciary or employment relationship between the parties.
11.6 No Third-Party Beneficiaries
There are no third-party beneficiaries to this Agreement.
No failure or delay by either party in exercising any right under this Agreement shall constitute a waiver of that right.
If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be
contrary to law, the provision shall be modified by the court and interpreted so as best
to accomplish the objectives of the original provision to the fullest extent permitted by
law, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in effect.
This Agreement has been prepared with the participation of each Party and will not be
strictly construed against either Party. Each party acknowledges that it has consulted
with or had the opportunity to consult with counsel of its choice, and that in executing
this Agreement it has not relied upon any statements, representations or agreements other
than those expressly contained herein.
Neither party may assign any of its rights or obligations hereunder, whether by operation
of law or otherwise, without the other party’s prior written consent (not to be unreasonably
withheld); provided, however, either party may assign this Agreement in its entirety, without
the other party’s consent to an Affiliate or in connection with a merger, acquisition,
corporate reorganization, or sale of all or substantially all of its assets, provided that
such party assumes or is otherwise fully bound by all of the obligations of the assigning
party under the Agreement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if a party is acquired by, sells
substantially all of its assets to, or undergoes a change of control in favor of, a direct
competitor of the other party, then such other party may terminate this Agreement upon written
notice. In the event of such a termination, UtilityAPI will refund to Company any money
remaining in its Fund. Subject to the foregoing, this Agreement will bind and inure to the
benefit of the parties, their respective successors and permitted assigns. In the event of
a merger, acquisition, corporate reorganization, or sale of all or substantially all of
UtilityAPI’s assets, the acquiring party will not acquire Authorization Data.
11.11 Entire Agreement and Order of Precedence
This Agreement is the entire agreement between Company and UtilityAPI regarding Company’s
use of Services and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, proposals or
representations, written or oral, concerning its subject matter. No modification, amendment,
or waiver of any provision of this Agreement will be effective unless in writing and signed
by the party against whom the modification, amendment or waiver is to be asserted. The
parties agree that any term or condition stated in Company’s purchase order or in any other
of Company’s order documentation (excluding Order as defined herein) is void. In the event
of any conflict or inconsistency among the following documents, the order of precedence
shall be: (1) the applicable Order, and (2) this Agreement. Notwithstanding any other
provision of this Agreement, in no event shall any terms or conditions in this Agreement
or any other document be agreed, accepted, waived or modified via a “Void Contracting Method.”
A “Void Contracting Method” is one in which an agreement or acceptance purportedly takes
place within or through products or services or an application, website, or portal operated
by or for UtilityAPI through Company action (such as electronic signature, checking a box,
or clicking to accept) or inaction, even if Company is informed that such action or inaction
will constitute agreement or acceptance. Any terms or conditions purportedly accepted or
agreed via a Void Contracting Method shall be void and of no legal consequence.
The headings used in this Agreement are for reference only and do not define, limit, or
otherwise affect the meaning of any provisions hereof.
Schedule of Usage Fees
This Schedule of Usage Fees sets forth the Usage Fees applicable to the Services,
along with details regarding payments to the Fund. Undefined capitalized terms used
herein shall have the meanings set forth in the Data Services Agreement.
Usage Fees are paid by deducting the costs for particular Services from
Company’s account balance (the “Fund”). Your Fund must contain sufficient
value to pay for Services. Costs for Services shall be determined by the
then-current list of Usage Fees at
Fund. Company may add value to the Fund in accordance with this Schedule
of Usage Fees or as otherwise expressly authorized by UtilityAPI in writing.
Funds may be replenished automatically in accordance with Company’s written
Refunds. Company understands that UtilityAPI may provide discounts for
customers who add higher value to their Funds in advance. Accordingly, Company
understands that value added to Funds is nonrefundable, except as explicitly
provided for herein. A credit will only be issued to the Fund where Company
pays the Usage Fee for Services, and that Service is not able to be successfully
completed (e.g. a historical data collection was not able to collect any Utility
Data). In such an instance, your Fund will be credited with the Usage Fee paid
for that Service.
Taxes. Company will be responsible for all taxes associated with the Services
other than U.S. taxes based on UtilityAPI’s net income.
Company Account Balances. UtilityAPI currently allows one or more of the following
methods of payment to a Fund.
ACH. Payment processing through an ACH transfer shall be completed on the
UtilityAPI website. You agree to provide complete and accurate information,
and by providing us with your banking information, you represent and warrant
that you are providing your own account information or, if you represent
Customer, you are providing account information of Customer.
Credit Cards. Payment processing services provided by Stripe are subject to the
Stripe Connected Account Agreement,
which includes the
Stripe Services Agreement.
By agreeing to this Agreement, you agree to be bound by the Stripe Connected
Account Agreement and Stripe Services Agreement, as the same may be modified
by Stripe from time to time. As a condition of UtilityAPI enabling payment
processing services through Stripe, you agree to provide UtilityAPI accurate
and complete information about you, and you authorize UtilityAPI to share with
Stripe this information and transaction information related to your use of the
payment processing services provided by Stripe.
Check. If you wish to pay by check, please email UtilityAPI at
for an invoice. You agree to submit payment via check and you understand
that UtilityAPI will not add value to your Fund until the check clears.
You agree to provide complete and accurate information and by providing us
with a check, you represent and warrant that you are providing a check drawing
funds from your own account or, if you represent Customer, you are providing
a check drawing funds from the account of Customer. You agree to pay at $35
overdraft fee (“NSF Fee”) for any checks declined for insufficient funds.
UtilityAPI may draw the NSF Fee directly from your Fund or, UtilityAPI may
invoice you directly for the NSF Fee. If invoiced, you agree to pay the NSF
Fee within 30 days, and you understand that you will not be permitted to use
the Services until the NSF Fee is paid in full.
Promotional Code. UtilityAPI may at times offer promotional codes worth a
certain amount of credit that can be added to your Fund. UtilityAPI is not
obligated to replace lost or stolen promotional codes, and UtilityAPI may
discontinue all promotional codes at any time and for any reason.