Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 05/01/2003, Docket: RP03-352-000, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 501 Original Sheet No. 501 : Effective
ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE
TRADING PARTNER AGREEMENT
1.2 Third Party Services Providers.
1.2.1. Documents will be transmitted electronically to each party
either, as specified in the Appendix, directly or through
any third party service provider ("Provider") with which
either party may contract. Either party may modify its
election to use, not use or change a Provider upon 30 days
1.2.2. Each party shall be responsible for the costs of any
Provider with which it contracts, unless otherwise set forth
in the Appendix. Unless otherwise stated in the Appendix,
the sending party shall pay all costs to get its data to the
receiving party's Receipt Computer and the receiving party
shall pay all costs to retrieve the data.
1.3 System Operations. Each party, at its own expense, shall provide and
maintain the equipment, software, services and testing necessary to
effectively and reliably transmit and receive Documents. Any special
data retention requirements shall be set forth in the Appendix.
1.4 Security Procedures. Each party shall properly use those securities
procedures, including those specified in the Appendix, if any, which are
reasonably sufficient to ensure that all transmissions of Documents are
authorized and to protect its business records and data from improper
1.5 Signatures. Each party shall adopt as its signature an electronic
identification consisting of symbol(s) or code(s) which are to be
affixed to or contained where required, in the Document transmitted by
such party ("Signature Code(s)"). Such Signature Code(s) shall be
specified in the Appendix. In such cases where a Signature Code(s) is
required for one or more Transaction Set(s), the requirement shall be
specified in the Appendix applicable to such Transaction Set(s). Each
party agrees that the Signature Code(s) of such party affixed to or
contained in any transmitted Document shall be sufficient to verify such
party originated such Document(s). Neither party shall disclose to any
unauthorized person the Signature Code(s) of the other party.