This website (“Site”) is operated and maintained by American States Utility Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of American States Water Company, collectively known as “American States Utility Services.” “User” refers to an individual or entity accessing this Site.
Use of Materials
Disclaimer of Liability
American States Utility Services shall not be held liable for any unauthorized or improper use of the materials or information described and / or contained on this Site and assumes no responsibility for User's use of them. In no event shall American States Utility Services be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (or any combination thereof) arising in any way out of the use of this Site or the materials and / or information contained herein.
This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including, but not limited to, those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.
Disclaimer of Warranties
The materials on this Site are provided "AS IS" and without warranties, representations, conditions, or guaranties, of any kind. American States Utility Services explicitly disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
Risk of Computer Virus
American States Utility Services does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials in this Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site, or the server that makes it available, are free from viruses or other harmful components. It is User’s sole responsibility to safeguard against such risks while using this Site.
Accuracy and Use of Information
American States Utility Services does not warrant nor make any representations regarding the use, content, or the results of the use of the materials or information on this Site, or the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability, or usefulness of any of the materials and / or information reflected on this Site.
User acknowledges that, due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, materials and information freely available one day may be restricted the next day, or undiscoverable due to changes in the organization of menus, homepages or files.
Disclaimer of Content or Representations Made By An Off-site Website
Reference on this Site to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise, does not constitute nor imply an endorsement, recommendation or favoring by American States Utility Services.
American States Utility Services is not responsible for the contents of any off-site materials referenced on, or hyper-linked from, this Site. The User voluntarily and explicitly acknowledges that American States Utility Services is not liable for the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of other users, links, websites or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the User.
Links from this Site to other sites on the Web do not constitute an endorsement from American States Utility Services. These links are provided for informational purposes only. It is the User’s responsibility to evaluate the content and usefulness of the materials and / or information obtained from other sites.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless, American States Utility Services, its directors, officers, employees and / or agents, from and against all liabilities, claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the User's use of this Site, or the User’s use of the materials or information contained on this Site.
Any legal or equitable cause of action arising from or relating to User’s use of this Site must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises.