Chevron Business Point
Terms of Use Statement

This Terms of Use Statement applies to the Chevron Business Point, (“CBP”), Web site at BusinessPoint.Chevron.com, which Web site is managed and operated by Chevron Products Company, (“Chevron”). This Terms of Use Statement applies only to this Web site, and should not be confused with any other Web site whether or not the word Chevron appears as part of the domain name or branding. You are advised to check each page you visit on or from this site to determine whether you have moved onto a third party site.

Site Security

As a website user, you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passcode for accessing your accounts, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur through use of your passcode. On this Web site, you have the ability to grant access to 3rd parties, such as employees, agents and consultants, to conduct business on behalf of your organization, by providing your passcode to them. Chevron does not approve, condone, or encourage such practice. Accordingly, you are fully and solely responsible for any compensatory, punitive, special or consequential, or any other damages that result from delegated use of your passcode.

You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of this site. Any such violations may result in criminal and/or civil penalties against you. We will investigate any alleged or suspected violations and if a criminal violation is suspected, we will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in their investigations. Violations of the security of the site include without limitation:

Other Prohibited Activity

In using this site, you must not:

User Submissions

You must exercise caution, good sense and sound judgment in using the site. You are responsible for any material you place on or transmit to or through the site. You agree, represent and warrant that any information you post to or transmit through the site is truthful, accurate, not misleading and offered in good faith, and that you have the right to post or transmit such information. Such information (including without limitation, data, text, software, graphics or any other materials whatsoever), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is your sole responsibility.

Unsolicited Ideas

Chevron does not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new promotions, products, technologies, or processes. You must not transmit any material to or through this site that you consider to be confidential or proprietary. Any material that you transmit to or through this site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. This policy serves to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes regarding ownership of ideas. Except as expressly provided in this Terms of Use Statement or separate written agreement between you and Chevron, you give Chevron an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transit and distribute such information. You further agree that Chevron has the right to use, without any payment or accounting to you or others, any concepts, know-how or ideas that you (and those who act on your behalf) transmit to or through this site.

Copyright

All content included on this website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips and software, is the property of Chevron, its content suppliers or guest vendors and is protected by South African and international copyright laws. The compilation, (collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this Web site is the exclusive property of the Chevron and protected by South African and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Chevron or its software suppliers and protected by South African and international copyright laws. All design rights, databases and other intellectual property rights, whether registered or unregistered, and related goodwill are proprietary to Chevron. The content and software on this Web site may be used for conducting business on the site. Any other use, including reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance, of the content on this Web site is strictly prohibited.

In the event you download software from the site, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the "Software") is licensed to you by Chevron. Chevron does not transfer title to the Software to you. You may own the medium on which the Software is recorded, but Chevron retains full and complete title to the Software, and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-perceivable form, except to the extent permitted by applicable law and on giving Chevron prior written notice of such activities.

Trademarks

All trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names, whether registered or unregistered, are proprietary to Chevron or to other companies where so indicated. You may not reproduce, download or otherwise use any such trademarks, service marks, logos or trade names without the prior written consent of the appropriate owner thereof.

Links to Other Web Sites

As you view this site, you will notice links to other non-Chevron Web sites. These links are for convenience only. Certain of these linked Web sites may make use of CHEVRON proprietary intellectual property rights (such as trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names) under license from Chevron. Chevron is not responsible for the availability or content of these sites or for any viruses or other damaging elements encountered in linking to a third party Web site. In addition, providing links to these sites should not be interpreted as endorsement or approval by Chevron of the organizations sponsoring the sites or their products or services.

 

For your convenience, this site contains links to other Web sites, including some sites administered by Chevron or administered by other companies on behalf of Chevron, as well as to sites unrelated to Chevron. This Terms of Use Statement does not apply to these linked Web sites. Each Web site should be checked for its own Terms of Use statement.

If you have any questions about this Terms of Use Statement please contact BusinessPoint@Chevron.com.

 

Jurisdictional Issues

This site is controlled by Chevron from its offices within the Republic of South Africa; Chevron makes no representation that materials in the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Access to this site from jurisdictions where the contents of this site are illegal or penalized is prohibited. Software from this site is further subject to United States export controls. No information or software from this site may be downloaded or otherwise or re-exported (i) into or to a national or resident of any country to which the United States embargoes or sanctions goods, services or technology; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Denial Orders. By downloading or using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

Termination

This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time by destroying all materials obtained from this site and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise. This agreement will terminate immediately without notice from Chevron if in Chevron's sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this site and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise. The provisions of this Terms of Use Statement concerning site security, prohibited activity, copyrights, trademarks, user submissions, disclaimer, limitation of liability, indemnity, governing law and jurisdiction shall survive any termination of this agreement.

Disclaimer

The materials in this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Chevron disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Chevron does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Chevron does not make any representations or warranties regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Limitation of Liability

IN ADDITION TO THE LIABILITY LIMITS STATED IN PARAGRAPH 1 OF THIS AGREEMENT, AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL CHEVRON, ITS AFFILIATES AND ANY OF ITS AND THEIR DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND CONTRACTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY COMPENSATORY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE, EVEN IF CHEVRON OR A CHEVRON AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, AND TO THAT EXTENT THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL CHEVRON'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO CHEVRON, IF ANY, FOR USING THIS SITE.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Chevron, its affiliates and any of its and their directors, employees, agents and contractors harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs (including without limitation reasonable attorneys' fees) or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from (i) your breach of this agreement; and/or (ii) your activities in connection with this site.

Other

As used throughout this site, the term "Chevron" and such terms as "the company," "the corporation," "our," "we" and "us" may refer to one or more or all of Chevron Corporation's consolidated subsidiaries. All of these terms are used for convenience only and are not intended as a precise designation of any of the separate companies, each of which manages its own affairs.

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except in writing.

Changes to Terms of Use Statement

Chevron may revise this Terms of Use Statement at any time without notice. Although Chevron will endeavor to highlight any changes to this Statement, you should revisit this site periodically to make sure you are aware of the most recent terms, because they will be binding on you. Your use of the site after such changes constitutes your agreement to such changes.

If you have any questions or complaints regarding this Terms of Use Statement, please contact BusinessPoint@Chevron.com and we will endeavor to respond to you promptly.

Last Updated January, 2008