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NOTE: BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU WILL BE ACCEPTING THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

Please check these Terms of Use frequently, as they may be unilaterally amended from time to time. The most up-to-date version of these Terms of Use will always be available for review on this website. Amendments will become effective at the time they are posted on this website. Continued use of this website after amendments are posted will constitute acceptance of such amendments.

Black Hills Corporation, including its wholly owned affiliates and subsidiaries doing business as Black Hills Energy (collectively, “Black Hills Energy”), has prepared this website and the sub-sites for its various business units (collectively, "this website") solely for the purpose of providing information about Black Hills Energy and its products and services. By using this website, you expressly agree to abide by the following terms and conditions of use. Further, you represent that you have the authority to access any sites or links, and assume responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of any data provided. While Black Hills Energy has attempted, in good faith, to ensure the information presented on this website is accurate, there may be inadvertent (technical and factual) inaccuracies and typographical errors in the information presented. In particular, you should be aware that information on this website may not be current. Black Hills Energy disclaims all representations and warranties (both express and implied) regarding the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, and/or suitability of the information apparatus, products or services accessible on this website. Black Hills Energy makes no commitment, and disclaims all responsibility, to update or correct the information contained on this website. In no event shall Black Hills Energy be responsible for the consequences associated with use of this information. Black Hills Energy reserves the right to make changes and corrections to the information contained on this website at any time, without notice.

The information provided in this website and related communications is provided on an "as is" basis for information purposes only. In addition, all warranties are hereby disclaimed, including the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

You agree that any comments you post to this site will not be confidential, and that Black Hills Energy may use those comments in any way it wishes, including reproducing them, distributing them, incorporating them into other works, and displaying them. Black Hills Energy will have the sole right to copyright such comments.

In addition to the sub-sites provided by Black Hills Energy regarding its business units, Black Hills Energy provides links to other non-Black Hills Energy websites solely for the convenience of users. If you request certain content appearing on this website, you may be taken to the website of a third party that "hosts" or provides that content. By including these links on its website, Black Hills Energy is not concurring with, agreeing with, endorsing, or adopting the information on those other non-Black Hills Energy websites. Black Hills Energy makes no representations whatsoever about any other non-Black Hills Energy websites which you may access through these links. When you access a non-Black Hills Energy website, please understand that it is independent from Black Hills Energy, and that Black Hills Energy has no control over the content of that website. Black Hills Energy disclaims any and all responsibility for the content, or the use, of such website (including the Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR database, which contains publicly available filings of Black Hills Corporation). It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

In no event will Black Hills Energy or its affiliates or any of its employees, directors, officers, agents, successors or assigns be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this website (to include such damages caused by third-party use of this or related websites or links), or on any other linked non-Black Hills Energy site, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on your information handling system or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages. If you are dissatisfied with this site or any of its content, or with these Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this site.

Applicable law may not allow the limitation of liability set forth above, so this limitation of liability may not apply to you. If any part of this limitation on liability is found to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, then the aggregate liability of Black Hills Energy and its affiliates under such circumstances for liabilities that otherwise would have been limited shall not exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00).

If we offer any products and services at any time on this website, we offer no product or services warranties except as may be a part of each particular product or service description. If you purchase products or services from other websites that you accessed from this site, the only warranties available for you are those from the sellers who operate other websites. Black Hills Energy disclaims any warranties or responsibilities for any third-party products, services or information. If you purchase goods or services from other websites which you accessed from this site, please understand that we do not endorse or guarantee such products or services. Such purchases are strictly between you and the seller, and you agree that Black Hills Energy is not liable or responsible for any problems that may arise out of your purchase or use of such goods or services. You also agree that Black Hills Energy is not liable or responsible for any damages that you may incur as a result of such purchases or usage.

We make statements on this website that are considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "should," "intend," "plan," "foresee," "likely," "may," "will," or similar words or phrases. These statements are based on expectations as of the date of the statement. Actual results may differ materially from those projected because of a number of risks and uncertainties. In light of these risks, uncertainties, and assumptions, the forward-looking events discussed might not occur. Please review Black Hills Corporation's latest annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly report on Form 10-Q, and current reports on Form 8-K for a discussion of these risks and uncertainties. View these reports online.

The reports filed by Black Hills Corporation with the Securities and Exchange Commission and linked to this website speak only as of the respective dates on which they are filed or used by Black Hills Corporation. The contents of those reports can become out-of-date. Black Hills Corporation makes no commitment, and disclaims any duty, to update any of those reports.

Black Hills Energy takes reasonable precautions to ensure that this website is free from computer viruses, however, it is recommended that users install and use appropriate anti-virus or other protective software. Black Hills Energy disclaims liability for any computer viruses or other destructive programs that may be inadvertently downloaded from this website.

The graphics and text presented in this website are the exclusive property of Black Hills Energy and, except for personal or internal use, may not be copied, distributed, displayed, reproduced, or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of Black Hills Energy.

You also agree not to use this website in a way that would be defamatory, fraudulent, libelous, unlawful, abusive, harassing, or infringing on the rights of others. You further agree not to damage, alter, or "hack" this website in any way that would affect its function. Black Hills Energy reserves the right to restrict your access to this website at any time, within our sole discretion.

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The products and services of Black Hills Energy are available only in the United States and other countries where permitted by law. Black Hills Energy is licensed under the following, and related Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing, L.P. United States Patents: 5,128,984; 5,561,707; 5,684,863; 5,815,551; 5,828,734; 5,917,893; 5,898,762; 5,974,120; and others.

These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state where you received utility service from Black Hills Energy. If any dispute ever arises between you and Black Hills Energy concerning these Terms of Use or your use of this website or its content, you consent to the jurisdiction of any court or utility commission sitting within the state of any premises where you received the benefit of utility service from Black Hills Energy, and any such dispute shall be resolved pursuant to the laws of such state, without reference to its principles on conflict of laws.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the other provisions of the Terms of Use will remain in force. A waiver of any of the Terms of Use is not to be interpreted as a further or continuing waiver of that or any other term or condition.