Oktex Pipeline Company
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Effective Date: 02/01/2010, Docket: RP10-205-001, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 60F First Revised Sheet No. 60F
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 60F
ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE
TRADING PARTNER AGREEMENT
1.2. Third Party Service Providers
1.2.1 Data Communications will be transmitted electronically to each
party as specified in the TPW, either directly or through any third party
service provider ("Provider") with whom either party may contract. Either
party may modify its election to use, not use or change a Provider upon 30
days prior written notice to the other party.
1.2.2 Each party shall be responsible for the costs of any Provider with
whom it contracts, unless otherwise set forth in the Exhibit. Each party
shall be responsible for services and performance needed to carry out its
responsibilities under this Agreement.
1.2.3 Notwithstanding the acts or omissions of its Provider, for
purposes of this Agreement, each party is responsible for transmitting,
receiving, storing or handling Data Communications to the extent required to
effectuate transactions pursuant to Section 2.
1.3 System Operations. Each party, at its own expense, shall provide and
maintain the equipment, software, services and testing necessary to transmit
Data Communications to, and receive Data Communications from the parties'
respective Receipt Computers.
1.4 Security Procedures
1.4.1 Each party shall use those security procedures specified in the
NAESB standards and as applied through the specifications set forth in the
TPW. The manner in which public encryption keys are to be changed and/or
exchanged will be specified in the TPW.
1.4.2 Security Key Exchanges. The parties shall maintain a public key
used to facilitate secure electronic communication. The parties shall change
their public key as set forth in the Exhibit. However, in emergency
situations in which it is necessary to change a key immediately, each party
shall provide the other party with immediate notice of the change. Each party
shall provide to the other its public key by either: (a) a certified or
receipt mail service using a diskette with the public key contained in an
ASCII text file; or, (b) an electronic simple mail transfer protocol ("SMTP")
mail message with the public key contained in the body. The public key shall
be verified by the party to whom it is sent by validating the fingerprint of
the public key by phone or by other comparable means.
1.5 Signatures. Each party shall adopt as its signature private keys which
shall be applied to each document transmitted by such party ("Digital
Signature"). Such Digital Signature, when decrypted by the receiving party,
will be used to authenticate the identity of the sender.
Section 2. Transmissions
2.1 Proper Receipt
2.1.1 The "Receipt Computer" shall be defined in this Agreement and in
the TPW as the receiving party's Uniform Resource Locator ("URL"), which
describes the protocols which are needed to access the resources and point to
the appropriate Internet locations. Where the parties employ the services of
Providers to transmit and receive Documents, the Receipt Computer shall be
defined in this Agreement and in the TPW as the receiving party's URL provided
by the receiving party's Provider.