Last Updated 06/02/22
These Terms of Service (“Terms”) reflect a binding legal contract between you and Pelm. It is important that you read these Terms carefully because if you use Pelm, you consent to the practices we describe below. Do not continue to use Pelm if you do not agree to take all of the terms and conditions stated below.
THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, AS WELL AS CONDITIONS, LIMITATIONS, AND EXCLUSIONS THAT MIGHT APPLY TO YOU. YOU ARE ACCEPTING THE AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF OR THE ENTITY YOU REPRESENT. YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE RIGHT, AUTHORITY, AND CAPACITY TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU ARE ENTERING THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, THEN YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND THAT PERSON OR ENTITY TO THIS AGREEMENT. YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE OF SUFFICIENT LEGAL AGE IN YOUR JURISDICTION OR RESIDENCE TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT. YOU FURTHER REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT.
“Account” or “Pelm Account” means an account that a User creates in order to register for use of certain Services.
“Pelm,” “we,” “us” or “our” means Pelm and its subsidiaries or assigns.
“Personal Information” means any personally identifiable information concerning a User, including but not limited to the following: name, email address, billing/shipping address, Utility service address, phone number, and credit or debit card number.
“Services” means all our products and services and any other features, technologies and/or functionalities offered by us.
“Supplier” means any entity that offers electric power, natural gas, Utility bill credits, or combinations thereof, for sale to one or more Users in states where available.
“User,” “you” or “your” means you and any other person or entity using the Service.
“Utility” means either a regulated electric or natural gas distribution company from which the User receives delivery of electricity or natural gas, or a regulated electric or gas generation, transmission, and distribution company from which a User receives electricity or natural gas.
“Utility Account” means a User’s account with his or her Utility
“Utility Account Credentials” means User’s Utility Account username, password, and/or account number, and/or any other necessary credentials to access User’s Utility Account or that may be necessary to provide our Services.
“Utility Account Information” means a User’s personal customer information, Utility usage information, Utility bill amounts due, service address and any other information from User’s Utility that may be necessary to provide the Services.
“Utility or Supplier Account Notices” means any communications sent to the User from his or her Utility or Supplier that includes, but is not limited to, notices regarding disconnection, outages past due bills, tariff or rate changes, commercial offers, or other information the Utility or Supplier wishes to communicate to the User.
“Website” means www.pelm.com (https://www.pelm.com), including all subpages and successor pages.
Unless otherwise stated, Pelm and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Pelm. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from Pelm for your own personal use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.
The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party's site.
We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organizations:
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we decide that: (a) the link would not make us look unfavorably to ourselves or to our accredited businesses; (b) the organization does not have any negative records with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink compensates the absence of Company Name; and (d) the link is in the context of general resource information.
These organizations may link to our home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party's site.
If you are one of the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must inform us by sending an email to Pelm. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URLs on our site to which you would like to link. Wait 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:
No use of Pelm's logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.
We shall not be hold responsible for any content that appears on your Website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims that is rising on your Website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.
We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You approve to immediately remove all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amen these terms and conditions and it's linking policy at any time. By continuously linking to our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.
In order to access certain features of the Website or Services you may be required to become a registered User. In registering an account, you agree to (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form (the “Registration Data”); and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You represent that you are (i) of legal age to form a binding contract; and (ii) not a person barred from using the Website or Services under the laws of the United States, your place of residence or any other applicable jurisdiction. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your account. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Pelm has reasonable grounds to suspect that any information you provide is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Pelm has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Website or Services (or any portion thereof). You agree not to create an account using a false identity or information, or on behalf of someone other than yourself. You agree not to create an account or use the Website or Services if you have been previously removed by Pelm, or if you have been previously banned from any of the Services or Website.
You authorize Pelm to receive Utility or Supplier Notices on your behalf, where permitted, and you understand and agree that we may not pass along any or all of these Notices to you. You agree that Pelm shall not be liable for any delays, failure to deliver, or misdirected delivery of any Utility or Supplier Account Notices.
You authorize Pelm, directly or through third parties, to make any inquiries we consider necessary to verify your identity. This may include asking you for further information, requiring you to take steps to confirm ownership of your email address or financial instruments, and verifying your information against third party databases or through other sources. If you cannot verify your identity, Pelm reserves the right to deny you use of the Services.
Pelm does not supply, transmit, or distribute electricity or natural gas and is not affiliated or endorsed by any Utility or Supplier. By using Pelm’s Services, you acknowledge and agree that Pelm is acting only as an intermediary and is not a party to any transaction between you and your Utility or Supplier. Accordingly, Pelm assumes no responsibility and will have no liability of any kind whatsoever in respect to your dealings with your Utility or Supplier including with regards to electric or natural gas delivery, payments, notices, and the proper and timely delivery of goods or services by your Utility or Supplier. Pelm in no way endorses, recommends, and/or bears any responsibility or liability for any products, services, statements, made by your Utility or Supplier. Statements and opinions of your Utility or Supplier are not representative of Pelm or its business partners. Pelm is not liable for the accuracy of your Utility Statement. Any discrepancies or disputes regarding the accuracy of your Utility Statement must be addressed with your Utility or Supplier directly. Pelm assumes no responsibility, and will not be liable, for your failure to take any action or inaction with respect to your Utility Account(s) or your failure to receive any information with respect to any Utility Account(s). You agree to hold Pelm harmless should your Utility fail to deliver your Utility Statement(s). You are responsible for ensuring timely payment of all Utility Statements. These Terms do not alter any liability or obligations that currently exist between you and your Utility. You agree that your relationship with your Utility is governed solely by the agreement(s) with your Utility.
You agree to release, indemnify, and hold harmless Pelm, its affiliates, and its and their respective officers, employees, directors, members, and agents from any and all losses, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), rights, claims, actions of any kind and injury (including death) arising out of or relating to your use of the Services, your connection to the Services, your use of products or services obtained by or through Linked Sites, your violation of these Terms, or your violation of any rights of another. If you are a California resident, you waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which says: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him or her must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor.” If you are a resident of another jurisdiction, you waive any comparable statute or doctrine.
If we have reason to believe that you have violated these Terms, we may take various actions to protect Pelm, a third party, or you from fees, costs, expenses, fines, penalties and any other liability. The actions we may take include but are not limited to the following: We may close, suspend, or limit your access to your Account or the Services; We may update inaccurate information you provided us; We may refuse to provide the Services to you in the future; Pelm may close, suspend, or limit your access to your Account or Services; and We may take legal action against you. Pelm, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to terminate access to its Website, to your Account, or to the Services for any reason and at any time upon notice to you. If we close your Account or terminate your use of the Services for any reason, we will provide you with notice of our actions. If we limit access to your Account, we will provide you with notice of our actions and the opportunity to request restoration of access if appropriate in our sole discretion.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:
The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.
As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.