Northern Border Pipeline Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/2003, Docket: RP00-403-004, Status: Effective

Substitute Original Sheet No. 457C Substitute Original Sheet No. 457C : Effective

 

 

NORTHERN BORDER PIPELINE COMPANY

MASTER ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS AGREEMENT

 

 

5. Unless otherwise agreed between the Parties, an electronic

record or communication is received when:

 

a. it enters an information processing system that the

recipient has designated or uses for the purpose of receiving electronic

records or information of the type sent and from which the recipient is

able to retrieve the electronic record; and

 

b. it is in a form capable of being processed by that

system.

 

B. The Customer agrees to comply with all directives, rules,

regulations and requirements of Northern Border (the "Directives")

regarding the types transactions which may be conducted by electronic

means or through the interaction of electronic agents as well as the

technology to be used. Such Directives may address eligible

transactions, communication protocols, methods of electronic

communication, encryption, use of digital signatures, security,

confidentiality, authentication and other subjects related to electronic

means.

 

C. At any time, either Party may refuse to conduct further

transactions by electronic means.

 

III. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Damages

 

A. Customer agrees there are no representations or warranties,

express or implied, that might arise in connection with this Agreement,

the use of electronic means or electronic agents, any technical advice

or information provided by Northern Border or Customer's use of Northern

Border's computer, Internet or communication facilities or systems.

Additionally, NORTHERN BORDER DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY

OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

 

B. Customer assumes all risks of loss or liability arising out of

this Agreement and hereby agrees to hold harmless and indemnify Northern

Border from and against all claims, demands and causes of action (as

well as all liabilities, costs, judgments or expenses incurred by

Northern Border) brought by third parties based upon this Agreement, the

use of electronic means or electronic agents, any technical advice or