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Welcome to the Tesoro website and other related or linked Tesoro sites (the “Site”).Tesoro Corporation, its subsidiary companies and affiliates (collectively, “Tesoro” or “Company” or “We”) provide this Site and certain services, interfaces and functionality on or via this Site (collectively, the “Services”) to you for your information, education and communication. Please read these Terms of Use before using the Site. Your use of this Site or the Services will signify your acceptance of the Terms of Use. Once accepted, these Terms of Use will constitute a binding agreement between Tesoro and you governing your access to and use of the Site or Services. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not access or use this Site or the Services. Please note that certain services or other Tesoro sites may be governed by separate or additional policies or terms (e.g., Act Tesoro) and you will also be subject to such terms when accessing or using those services or sites. All such special terms are incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

CHANGES TO TERMS OF USE

Tesoro reserves the right to change the Terms of Use at any time without notice. By browsing this Site, each visitor accepts and agrees to be bound by the Terms of Use. Visitors should review these Terms of Use each time they revisit this Site.

SITE SECURITY

You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of the Site or Services. Any such violations may result in criminal and civil liabilities to you. Tesoro will investigate any alleged violations and, if a criminal violation is suspected, we will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in their investigations. Violations of the security of the Site and Services include the following:

(a) Accessing data or taking any action to obtain Services not intended for you or your use;

(b) Attempting to probe scan, or test the vulnerability of any system, subsystem or network;

(c) Tampering, hacking, modifying or otherwise corrupting or breaching security or authentication measures without proper authorization;

(d) Transmitting material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines or engines with the intent or effect of damaging, destroying, disrupting or otherwise impairing a computer’s functionality or the operation of the Site or Services;

(e) Interfering with, intercepting or expropriating any system, data or information;

(f) Using any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or the Services; or

(g) Using or attempting to use any mechanism (including, without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Site other than the search engine and search agents available from tsocorp.com on this Site and other than generally available third party Web browsers (e.g., Microsoft Explorer).

PROHIBITED ACTIVITY

You are prohibited from accessing or using this Site in any manner that Tesoro in its reasonable discretion may deem to be inappropriate or that could be deemed to be an unlawful act or that is prohibited by any laws applicable to this Site (“Unauthorized Use”).Tesoro retains the right to determine what constitutes such Unauthorized Use at its sole discretion. Unauthorized Use includes, without limitation, the violations listed under (a) thru (g) of Site Security as well asusing the Site to defame or libel Tesoro, its employees or other individuals or organizations.

Tesoro reserves the right, but not a duty, to monitor any information transmitted or received through this Site. Each visitor submitting information to this Site is solely responsible for whatever material is submitted by such person and will have sole responsibility for the message, including its legality reliability, and appropriateness. Tesoro, at its sole discretion and without prior notice, may at any time review, change, remove or otherwise block any material posted.

NON-CONFIDENTIALITY OF USER MATERIALS

You are not to transmit any material to or through this Site that you consider to be confidential or proprietary. Any material which you transmit to or through this Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Except as expressly provided in Tesoro’s Privacy Policy or separate written agreement between you and Tesoro, you give Tesoro an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute such information. You further agree that Tesoro has the right to use, without any payment or accounting to you or others, any concepts, know-how or ideas which you (and those who act on your behalf) transmit to or through the Site.

LAWS AND REGULATIONS

Access to and use of the Site is subject to all applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations.

NO WARRANTY

Tesoro makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information on the Site is accurate, current and complete. However, there may be instances when information provided may be inaccurate, not up-to-date or incomplete. Tesoro does not warrant or guarantee that the information in the Site is error-free, reliable, complete or current. Use of the Site and the Services is entirely at your own risk. The Site and the Services are being provided “as is” and “with all faults.” To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, Tesoro disclaims all warranties, representations and endorsements, express or implied, with regard to information accessed from or through this Site, including but not limited to all warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Further, Tesoro shall have no liability or any responsibility whatsoever for any loss suffered caused by viruses that may infect any computer equipment or other property by reason of any use of, access to or downloading of any material from this Site. Any visitor who chooses to download material from this Site must do so at his or her own risk.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

You agree that under no circumstances shall Tesoro be liable for any incidental, indirect, special or consequential damages, or any other damages of any kind whatsoever resulting from whatever cause, including but not limited to loss of use, loss of any kind of profits or loss of data, whether in an action under theories of contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, arising out of or in any way in connection with your access to or use of, or the inability to use, this Site and the Services, even if Tesoro or a Tesoro authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Site or the Services or with any of these Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Site and the Services.

INDEMNITY OF COMPANY

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Tesoro and its subsidiary companies and affiliates as well as Tesoro officers, directors and employees, from and against any claim, demand, cause of action, debt, loss or liability, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, to the extent that such action is based upon, arises out of or relates to your use of the Site, Services or content, specifically any Unauthorized Use by you in violation of these Terms of Use, or any Unauthorized Use in violation by any other person using your password or account of these Terms of Use.

In exchange for using this Site, the visitor agrees to hold Tesoro harmless against any claims for damages arising from any decisions that the visitor makes based on such information.

LINKED WEBSITES

As a convenience, Tesoro may provide links to websites operated by third parties. If you decide to access a third party’s website through a link provided by this Site, you do this at your sole risk. Tesoro is not responsible for any viruses or other damaging elements encountered in linking to a third party website. Tesoro makes no warranty or representation regarding, and is not responsible for, the linked websites or the content of such websites.

DISCLOSURE; FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Information within this website contains certain statements that are “forward-looking” statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, among other things, projections of revenues, earnings, earnings per share, capital expenditures or other financial items and discussions of estimated future revenue enhancements and cost savings. These statements also include the Company’s business strategy, goals and expectations concerning the Company’s market position, future operations, refining margins, profitability, liquidity and capital resources. The words “anticipate,” “believe,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “predict,” “project,” “will” and similar terms and phrases identify forward-looking statements. Although management believes the assumptions upon which these forward-looking statements contained in this site are reasonable, any of these assumptions could prove to be inaccurate and the forward-looking statements based on those assumptions could be incorrect. All phases of the Company’s operations involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside the Company’s control, and any one of which, or a combination of which, could materially affect the Company’s results of operations and whether the forward-looking statements ultimately prove to be correct. Actual results and trends in the future may differ materially depending on a variety of factors described in greater detail in the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and other of the Company’s filings with the SEC. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the foregoing. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any information contained within this Site or to publicly release the results of any revisions to any such forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances that occur, or which the Company becomes aware of, after the information has been posted to this Site.

GLOBAL AVAILABILITY/EXPORT CONTROLS

This Site and Services are controlled and operated by Tesoro from its offices in Texas in the U.S.A. Tesoro makes no representation that the Site, Services or materials accessed or described on the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from other countries where their contents are illegal or penalized is prohibited. Access to or use of the Site, Services or materials accessed on or described on the Site by persons or from countries who are sanctioned by the United States is specifically prohibited.

Those who access the Sites or Services do so on their own and are responsible for compliance with all applicable U.S. and local laws. You may not export or re-export any Services, information or materials accessed on or described on this Site except in full compliance with all United States laws and regulations. In particular, you may not export or re-export into (or to a national or resident of) any country to which the United States embargoes or sanctions goods, services or technology, to any person or entity on the U.S. Treasury Department’s List of Specially Designated Nationals, the U.S. Bureau of Export Administration Entity List, the U.S. Bureau of Export Administration Denied Persons List or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Denial Orders. In addition, you are responsible for complying with any local laws in your country which may impact your right to import, export or use the Site, Services, information or materials accessed or described on the Site.

TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT

This Site contains material, including text, photographs, documents and other images and sound, which is protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property rights. All copyright and other intellectual property rights in this material are either owned by Tesoro or have been licensed to it by the owner(s) of those rights so that it can use this material as part of this Site. You may print off one copy of any or all of the pages of this Site for your own personal reference, provided that you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices. You may not copy or reproduce the material to a website. You may not sell or redistribute the material for commercial gain.

TESORO, 2GO and certain other brands, trademarks and services marks are marks of Tesoro. Not all marks of Tesoro will appear on this Site and not all products or services listed on this Site are available for sale in every state or country. All trademarks and trade names included on this Site belong to Tesoro or have been licensed to it by the owner(s) of those trademarks for use on this Site, and none of such trademarks or trade names are being transferred or licensed for any use by any visitors to this Site other than those specifically allowed below. You may not alter or use such trademarks or trade names in advertising or publicity releases without the specific, prior written permission for each intended use.

LINKING TO THIS SITE

If you wish to provide a hypertext or other link to this Site, please contact us with details of:

  • The URL(s) of the Web page(s) from which you are proposing to link to this Site; and
  • The URL(s) of the Web page(s) on this Site to which you are proposing to link, and we will consider your request.

Tesoro, in its sole discretion, may refuse any request to link to this Site.

CHANGES TO/OPERATION OF THE SITE

Tesoro reserves the right to:

  • Change all or any part of the format, structure and/or content of this Site at any time;
  • Suspend the operation of this Site for support or maintenance work, in order to update the content or for any other reason; and/or
  • Shut down or terminate access to this Site at any time and without notice.

CONTACT TESORO

If you have a question about this Site or our privacy practices, please contact us.

APPLICABLE LAW/DISPUTES

You agree that these Terms of Use are governed by, construed and enforced i n accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, U.S.A., where this Site is maintained at Tesoro’s corporate headquarters and without regard to principles of conflict of laws (unless expressly set forth to the contrary). Any action or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms of Use or your use of this Site must be brought in the state or federal courts in Bexar County, Texas and you consent to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts. If any part of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between Tesoro and you relating to the use of this Site.