1. SAAS SERVICES AND SUPPORT
1.1 Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Company will use commercially reasonable efforts to provide Customer the Services. Customer will identify an administrative user name and password for Customer’s Company account.
1.2 Subject to the terms hereof, Company will provide Customer with reasonable technical support services in accordance with Company’s standard practice.
2. RESTRICTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Customer will not, directly or indirectly: reverse engineer, decompile, otherwise attempt to discover the source code, object code or underlying structure, ideas, know-how or algorithms relevant to the Services or any software, documentation or data related to the Services (“Software”); modify, translate, or create derivative works based on the Services or any Software (except to the extent expressly permitted by Company or authorized within the Services); use the Services or any Software for timesharing or service bureau purposes or otherwise for the benefit of a third party; or remove any proprietary notices.
2.2 Customer represents, covenants, and warrants to use the Services only in compliance with Company’s standard published policies then in effect (the “Policy”) and all applicable laws and regulations. Customer hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Company against any damages, losses, liabilities, settlements and expenses (including without limitation costs and attorneys’ fees) in connection with any claim or action that arises from an alleged violation of the foregoing or otherwise from Customer’s use of Services. Company has no obligation to monitor Customer’s use of the Services but may do so and may prohibit any use of the Services it believes may be (or alleged to be) in violation of the foregoing.
2.3 Customer shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment and ancillary services needed to connect to, access or otherwise use the Services, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, servers, software, operating systems, networking, web servers and the like (collectively, “Equipment”). Customer shall also be responsible for maintaining the security of the Equipment, Customer account, passwords (including but not limited to administrative and user passwords) and files, and for all uses of Customer account or the Equipment with or without Customer’s knowledge or consent.
3. CONFIDENTIALITY; PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
3.1 Each Receiving Party understands the Disclosing Party may disclose business, technical or financial information relating to the Disclosing Party’s business (hereinafter referred to as “Proprietary Information” of the Disclosing Party). Proprietary Information includes non-public information regarding features, functionality and performance of the Service. Proprietary Information includes non-public data provided by Customer to Company to enable the provision of the Services (“Customer Data”). Receiving Party agrees to take reasonable precautions to protect such Proprietary Information, and not to use (except in performance of the Services or as otherwise permitted herein) or divulge to any third person any such Proprietary Information. The Disclosing Party agrees that the foregoing shall not apply with respect to any information after five (5) years following the disclosure thereof or any information that (a) is or becomes generally available to the public, or (b) was in its possession or known prior to receipt from the Disclosing Party, or (c) was rightfully disclosed to it without restriction by a third party, or (d) was independently developed without use of any Proprietary Information of the Disclosing Party or (e) is required to be disclosed by law.
3.2 Company shall own and retain all right, title and interest in and to the Services and Software, all improvements, enhancements or modifications thereto, any software, applications, inventions or other technology developed in connection with Implementation Services or support, and all intellectual property rights related to any of the foregoing.
3.3 Company may collect and analyze data and other information relating to the provision of various aspects of the Services and related systems (including, without limitation, information concerning Customer Data and data derived therefrom), and Company will be free to use such information and data to improve and enhance the Services and for other development, diagnostic and corrective purposes in connection with the Services and other Company offerings, and disclose such data solely in aggregate or other de-identified form. No rights or licenses are granted except as expressly set forth herein.
4. PAYMENT OF FEES
4.1 Customer will pay to Company the applicable fees described in the Order Form in accordance with the terms therein (the “Fees”). Company reserves the right to change the Fees or applicable charges and to institute new charges and Fees at the end of the Service Term or then current renewal term, upon thirty (30) days prior notice to Customer. If Customer believes that Company has billed incorrectly, Customer must contact Company no later than 60 days after the closing date on the first billing statement in which the error or problem appeared, in order to receive an adjustment or credit. Inquiries should be directed to Company’s customer support department.
4.2 Company may choose to bill by invoice, in which case, full payment for invoices issued in any given month must be received by Company thirty (30) days after the mailing date of the invoice. Unpaid amounts are subject to a finance charge of the maximum permitted by law, plus all expenses of collection and may result in immediate termination of Service. Customer shall be responsible for all taxes associated with Services other than U.S. taxes on Company’s net income.
5. TERM AND TERMINATION
5.1 Subject to earlier termination as provided below, this Agreement is for the Service Term as specified in the Order Form, and shall be automatically renewed for additional periods of the same duration unless either party requests termination in writing at least thirty (30) days prior to the end of the then-current term.
5.2 In addition to any other remedies it may have, either party may terminate this Agreement upon thirty (30) days’ notice (or without notice in the case of nonpayment), if the other party materially breaches any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement. Customer will pay in full for the Services up to and including the last day on which the Services are provided. All sections of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination will survive termination, including, without limitation, accrued rights to payment, confidentiality obligations, warranty disclaimers, and limitations of liability.
6. WARRANTY AND DISCLAIMER
Company shall use reasonable efforts consistent with industry standards to maintain the Services in a manner which minimizes errors and interruptions. Services may be temporarily unavailable for scheduled maintenance or for unscheduled emergency maintenance, either by Company or by third-party providers, or because of other causes beyond Company’s reasonable control, but Company shall use reasonable efforts to provide advance notice of any scheduled service disruption. COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICES. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION, THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Company shall hold Customer harmless from liability to third parties resulting from infringement by the Service of any US patent or any copyright or misappropriation of any trade secret, provided Company is promptly notified of any threats, claims and proceedings related thereto and given reasonable assistance and opportunity to assume sole control over defense and settlement; Company will not be responsible for any settlement it does not approve in writing. The foregoing obligations do not apply with respect to portions or components of the Service (i) not supplied by Company, (ii) made in accordance with Customer specifications, (iii) that are modified after delivery by Company, (iv) combined with other products, processes where the alleged infringement relates to such combination, (v) where Customer continues allegedly infringing activity after notification thereof or after being informed of modifications that would have avoided the alleged infringement, or (vi) where Customer’s use of the Service is not in accordance with this Agreement. If, due to a claim of infringement, the Services are held by a court to be or are believed by Company to be infringing, Company may, at its option and expense (a) replace or modify the Service to be non-infringing, provided that such modification or replacement contains substantially similar features and functionality, (b) obtain for Customer a license to continue using the Service, or terminate this Agreement and Customer’s rights hereunder and provide Customer a refund of any prepaid, unused fees for the Service.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
A PERSON, COMPANY AND ITS OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, REPRESENTATIVES, CONTRACTORS AND EMPLOYEES SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OR TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY: (A) FOR ERROR OR INTERRUPTION OF USE OR FOR LOSS OR INACCURACY OR CORRUPTION OF DATA OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES OR LOSS OF BUSINESS; (B) FOR ANY INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; (C) FOR ANY MATTER BEYOND COMPANY’S REASONABLE CONTROL; OR (D) FOR ANY AMOUNTS THAT, TOGETHER WITH AMOUNTS ASSOCIATED WITH ALL OTHER CLAIMS, EXCEED THE FEES PAID BY CUSTOMER TO COMPANY FOR THE SERVICES FOR THE MONTH PRIOR TO THE ACT THAT GAVE RISE TO THE LIABILITY, IN EACH CASE, WHETHER OR NOT COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by Customer except with Company’s prior written consent. Company may transfer and assign any of its rights and obligations under this Agreement without consent. This Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, and that all waivers and modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and Customer does not have any authority of any kind to bind Company in any respect whatsoever. In any action or proceeding to enforce rights under this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover costs and attorneys’ fees. All notices under this Agreement will be in writing and will be deemed to have been duly given when received, if personally delivered; when receipt is electronically confirmed, if transmitted by facsimile or e-mail; the day after it is sent, if sent for next day delivery by recognized overnight delivery service; and upon receipt, if sent by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of laws provision.