Appendix A - Customer
1. INTRODUCTION
The Agreement (incorporating this Appendix A - Userful Terms and Conditions - Customer) governs the purchase by the Customer of any Services and it becomes effective and binding on the Parties on the Effective Date. The Customer hereby represents and warrants that it has read all the terms of the Agreement and for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties agree as follows.
2. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
2.1. Capitalized terms used in this Agreement shall have the following meaning:
  1. 1.
    “Aggregated Statistics” means data and information related to Customer's use of the Services that is used by Company in an aggregate and anonymized manner, including to compile statistical and performance information related to the provision and operation of the Services.
  2. 2.
    “Authorized User” means Customer's employees, consultants, contractors, and agents (i) who are authorized by Customer to access and use the Services under the rights granted to Customer pursuant to this Agreement; and (ii) for whom access to the Services has been purchased hereunder.
  3. 3.
    “Company IP” means the Services and all registered and unregistered rights granted, applied for, or otherwise now or hereafter in existence under or related to any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, database protection, or other intellectual property provided to Customer or any Authorized User in connection with the foregoing. For the avoidance of doubt, Company IP includes Aggregated Statistics and any information, data, or other content derived from Provider's monitoring of Customer's access to or use of the Services, but does not include Customer Data.
  4. 4.
    “Customer Data” means, other than Aggregated Statistics, information, data, and other content, in any form or medium, that is submitted, posted, or otherwise transmitted by or on behalf of Customer or an Authorized User through the Services.
  5. 5.
    “Disclosing Party” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.1.
  6. 6.
    “Equipment” has the meaning set forth in Section 4.7.
  7. 7.
    “Fees” has the meaning set forth in Section 6.1.
  8. 8.
    “Law” means any statute, law, ordinance, regulation, rule, code, order, constitution, treaty, common law, judgment, decree or other requirement of any federal, provincial, territorial, municipal or foreign government or political subdivision thereof, or any arbitrator, court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction.
  9. 9.
    “Initial Services Term” has the meaning set forth in the Order Form.
  10. 10.
    “Policy” has the meaning set forth in Section 4.3.
  11. 11.
    “Proprietary Information” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.1.
  12. 12.
    “Receiving Party” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.1.
  13. 13.
    “Service Suspension” has the meaning set forth in Section 4.5.
  14. 14.
    “Services” means the software-as-a-service offering of the Company referred to as the Visual Networking Platform and described in the Order Form.
  15. 15.
    “Software” has the meaning set forth in Section 4.1.
  16. 16.
    “Term” has the meaning set forth in Section 8.1.
  17. 17.
    “Third-Party Claim” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.2.
  18. 18.
    “Third-Party Products” means any third-party products provided with or incorporated into the Services.
2.2. Any reference to the singular will include the plural and vice versa. Words importing natural persons shall include bodies corporate and other legal persons and vice versa. Any particular reference to a gender shall include the other gender. Includes or including means without limitation. Headings are for convenience only and shall not affect the construction of these terms.
2.3. In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between the contractual documentation, the following order of precedence shall apply:
  1. 1.
    The Order Form and any exhibits or documents appended thereto;
  2. 2.
    Appendix A - Userful Terms and Conditions - Customer and any exhibits or documents appended thereto;
  3. 3.
    Appendices B to F.
3. SERVICES AND SUPPORT
3.1. Subject to and conditioned on Customer's payment of Fees and compliance with all other terms and conditions of this Agreement, Company hereby grants Customer a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable right to access and use the Services during the Term, solely for use by Authorized Users in accordance with the terms and conditions herein. Such use is limited to Customer's internal use. As part of the registration process, Customer will identify an administrative user name and password for Customer’s account and Company shall provide to Customer the necessary network links or connections to allow Customer to access the Services.
3.2. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Company shall use commercially reasonable efforts to make the Services available in accordance with the service level terms set out in Appendix C.
3.3. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Company will provide Customer with the support set out in Support Resources and Operations provided that such support shall at all times be provided in accordance with the Company’s standard practices as they may exist from time to time. Company may provide additional telephone and maintenance services on such terms and conditions as may be agreed to by the Company and the Customer.
4. RESTRICTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
4.1. Customer will not, directly or indirectly: reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or 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 (collectively the “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; or remove any proprietary notices or labels.
4.2. Customer may not remove or export from or allow the export or re-export of the Services, Software or anything related thereto, or any direct product thereof in violation of any restrictions, laws or regulations including any restrictions, laws or regulations of the United States Department of Commerce, the United States Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, or any other United States or foreign agency or authority. As defined in FAR section 2.101, the Software and documentation are “commercial items” and according to DFAR section 252.2277014(a)(1) and (5) are deemed to be “commercial computer software” and “commercial computer software documentation.” Consistent with DFAR section 227.7202 and FAR section 12.212, any use modification, reproduction, release, performance, display, or disclosure of such commercial software or commercial software documentation by the U.S. Government will be governed solely by the terms of this Agreement and will be prohibited except to the extent expressly permitted by the terms of this Agreement.
4.3. Customer represents, covenants, and warrants that Customer will use the Services only in compliance with Company’s standard published policies then in effect (the “Policy”) and all applicable laws and regulations. Customers must use Userful service in compliance with their own GDPRS policy and shall not include end customer data on Userful Cloud. Customer hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Company against any damages, losses, liabilities, settlements and expenses (including without limitation costs and legal fees on a solicitor client basis) 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, in its sole discretion, do so and may prohibit any use of the Services it believes may be in violation of the foregoing.
4.4. Company reserves all rights not expressly granted to Customer in this Agreement. Except for the limited rights and licenses expressly granted under this Agreement, nothing in this Agreement grants, by implication, waiver, estoppel, or otherwise, to Customer or any third party any intellectual property rights or other right, title, or interest in or to the Company IP.
4.5. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, Company may temporarily suspend Customer's access to any portion or all of the Services if: (i) Company reasonably determines that (A) there is a threat or attack on any of the Company IP, (B) Customer's use of the Company IP disrupts or poses a security risk to the Company IP or to any other customer or vendor of Company, (C) Customer is using the Company IP for fraudulent or illegal activities, (D) subject to applicable Law, Customer has ceased to continue its business in the ordinary course, made an assignment for the benefit of creditors or similar disposition of its assets, or become the subject of any bankruptcy, reorganization, liquidation, dissolution, or similar proceeding, or (E) Company’s provision of the Services to Customer is prohibited by applicable law; (ii) any vendor of Company has suspended or terminated Company’s access to or use of any third-party services or products required to enable Customer to access the Services; or (iii) in accordance with Section 6.3 (any such suspension described in subclause (i), (ii), or (iii), a “Service Suspension”). Company shall use commercially reasonable efforts to provide written notice of any Service Suspension to Customer and to provide updates regarding resumption of access to the Services following any Service Suspension. Company shall use commercially reasonable efforts to resume providing access to the Services as soon as reasonably possible after the event giving rise to the Service Suspension is cured. Company will have no liability for any damage, liabilities, losses (including any loss of data or profits), or any other consequences that Customer may incur as a result of a Service Suspension.
4.6. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, Company may monitor Customer's use of the Services and collect and compile Aggregated Statistics. As between Company and Customer, all right, title, and interest in Aggregated Statistics, and all intellectual property rights therein, belong to and are retained solely by Company. Customer acknowledges that Company may compile Aggregated Statistics based on Customer Data input into the Services. Customer agrees that Company may (i) make Aggregated Statistics publicly available in compliance with applicable Law, and (ii) use Aggregated Statistics to the extent and in the manner permitted under applicable Law; provided that such Aggregated Statistics do not identify Customer or Customer's Confidential Information.
4.7. 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, third party 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. Without limiting the foregoing, any Equipment provided by the Company shall also be subject to the terms of the End User License Agreement attached hereto as Appendix E.
4.8. Customer is responsible and liable for all uses of the Services resulting from access provided by Customer, directly or indirectly, whether such access or use is permitted by or in violation of this Agreement. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Customer is responsible for all acts and omissions of Authorized Users, and any act or omission by an Authorized User that would constitute a breach of this Agreement if taken by Customer will be deemed a breach of this Agreement by Customer. Customer shall use all reasonable efforts to make all Authorized Users aware of this Agreement's provisions as applicable to such Authorized User's use of the Services, and shall cause Authorized Users to comply with such provisions.
4.9. Company may from time to time make Third-Party Products available to Customer. For purposes of this Agreement, such Third-Party Products are subject to their own terms and conditions to be provided by the Company to the Customer upon request. If Customer does not agree to abide by the applicable terms for any such Third-Party Products, then Customer should not install or use such Third-Party Products.
5. CONFIDENTIALITY AND PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
5.1. Each party (the “Receiving Party”) understands that the other party (the “Disclosing Party”) has disclosed or 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 of Company includes non-public information regarding features, functionality and performance of the Service. Proprietary Information of Customer includes non-public data provided by Customer to Company to enable the provision of the Services (“Customer Data”). The Receiving Party agrees: (i) to take reasonable precautions to protect such Proprietary Information, and (ii) 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 that the Receiving Party can document (a) is or becomes generally available to the public, or (b) was in its possession or known by it 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; or (f) any information after five (5) years following the date first disclosed to the Receiving Party provided, however, with respect to any Proprietary Information that constitutes a trade secret (as determined under applicable law), such obligations of non-disclosure will survive the termination or expiration of this Agreement for as long as such Proprietary Information remains subject to trade secret protection under applicable law.
5.2. Customer acknowledges that, as between Customer and Company, Company owns all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Company IP and, with respect to Third-Party Products, the applicable third-party providers own all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Third-Party Products.
5.3. Company acknowledges that, as between Company and Customer, Customer owns all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Customer Data. Customer hereby grants to Company a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide licence to reproduce, distribute, and otherwise use and display the Customer Data and perform all acts with respect to the Customer Data as may be necessary for Customer to provide the Services to Customer, and a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide licence to reproduce, distribute, modify, and otherwise use and display Customer Data incorporated within the Aggregated Statistics.
6. PAYMENT OF FEES
6.1. Customer will pay Company the applicable fees described in the Order Form in accordance with the terms in this Agreement (collectively 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 Initial Service Term or the current renewal term, upon thirty (30) days prior notice to Customer (which may be sent by email). If Customer believes that Company has billed Customer incorrectly, Customer must contact Company no later than 10 days after the closing date on the first billing statement in which the alleged error or problem appeared, in order to receive an adjustment or credit. Inquiries should be directed to Company’s customer support department.
6.2. Company may choose to bill through an invoice, in which case, full payment for invoices issued in any given month must be received by Company as per the Payment Terms shown on the Order Form. Unpaid amounts are subject to a finance charge of 1.5% per month on any outstanding balance, or the maximum permitted by law, whichever is lower, plus all expenses of collection and may result in immediate suspension or termination of Service. Customer shall be responsible for all taxes imposed on any amounts payable by Customer hereunder other than taxes based on Company’s income.
6.3. In addition to increases in fees for the reasons set out in Section 6.1, any recurring annual fees payable by the Customer will increase on any renewal date. The increase in any one year will be the amount set forth in the Order Form or as indicated in Appendix B: Fair Contract Commitment.
6.4. All products returned for refund/replacement must be returned in saleable condition with original packaging. A 20% restocking fee is applicable after 30 days of invoice date for refund. For additional information please discuss with your Userful representative.
7. CONVERSION TO PERPETUAL LICENSE
7.1. Company may, in its sole discretion and upon receipt of a written request from Customer, agree to convert the right of access granted hereby to a non-exclusive, perpetual license granted to Customer. The terms and conditions of such conversion shall be determined by the Company, in its discretion, following receipt of a written request. For example, with explanation of circumstances, Company may consider setting a buyout price at annual contract value times four (4) years of future value.
8. TERM AND TERMINATION
8.1. Subject to earlier termination as provided below, this Agreement is for the Initial Service Term as specified in the Order Form, and shall be automatically renewed for additional periods of the same duration as the Initial Service Term (collectively, the “Term”), unless either party requests termination at least thirty (30) days prior to the end of the then-current term.
8.2. In addition to any other remedies it may have, either party may also 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. Upon any termination, Company will make all Customer Data available to Customer for electronic retrieval for a period of thirty (30) days, but thereafter Company may, but is not obligated to, delete stored Customer Data. 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.
9. WARRANTY AND DISCLAIMER
9.1. Company shall use reasonable efforts consistent with prevailing industry standards to maintain the Services in a manner which minimizes errors and interruptions in the Services and shall perform the Professional Services in a professional and workmanlike manner. 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 in writing or by e-mail of any scheduled service disruption.
HOWEVER, COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DOES IT MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICES. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION, THE SERVICES AND IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE. COMPANY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ALL WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE EXCEPT FOR THE LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION 9. COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND THAT THE COMPANY IP, OR ANY PRODUCTS OR RESULTS OF THE USE THEREOF, WILL MEET CUSTOMER'S OR ANY OTHER PERSON'S REQUIREMENTS, OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION, ACHIEVE ANY INTENDED RESULT, BE COMPATIBLE OR WORK WITH ANY SOFTWARE, SYSTEM OR OTHER SERVICES, OR BE SECURE, ACCURATE, COMPLETE, FREE OF HARMFUL CODE, OR ERROR FREE.
10. INDEMNITY
10.1. Company shall hold Customer harmless from liability to third parties resulting from infringement by the Service of any patent or any copyright or misappropriation of any trade secret, provided Company is promptly notified of any and all threats, claims and proceedings related thereto and given reasonable assistance and the 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 whole or in part in accordance with Customer specifications, (iii) that are modified after delivery by Company, (iv) combined with other products, processes or materials where the alleged infringement relates to such combination, (v) where Customer continues allegedly infringing activity after being notified 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 strictly in accordance with this Agreement. If, due to a claim of infringement, the Services are held by a court of competent jurisdiction 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 (c) if neither of the foregoing is commercially practicable, terminate this Agreement and Customer’s rights hereunder and provide Customer a refund of any prepaid, unused fees for the Service.
10.2. Customer shall indemnify, hold harmless, and, at Company’s option, defend Company from and against any losses resulting from any claims by a third party (each a “Third-Party Claim”) that the Customer Data, or any use of the Customer Data in accordance with this Agreement, infringes or misappropriates such third party's intellectual property rights and any Third-Party Claims based on Customer's or any Authorized User's (i) negligence or wilful misconduct; (ii) use of the Services in a manner not authorized by this Agreement[; (iii) use of the Services in combination with data, software, hardware, equipment or technology not provided by Company or authorized by Company in writing; or (iv) modifications to the Services not made by Company, provided that Customer may not settle any Third-Party Claim against Company unless Company consents to such settlement, and further provided that Company will have the right, at its option, to defend itself against any such Third-Party Claim or to participate in the defence thereof by counsel of its own choice.
10.3. THIS SECTION 10 SETS FORTH CUSTOMER'S SOLE REMEDIES AND COMPANY’S SOLE LIABILITY AND OBLIGATION FOR ANY ACTUAL, THREATENED, OR ALLEGED CLAIMS THAT THE SERVICES INFRINGE, MISAPPROPRIATE, OR OTHERWISE VIOLATE ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY. IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY’S LIABILITY UNDER THIS SECTION 9 EXCEED THE FEES ACTUALLY PAID BY CUSTOMER TO COMPANY FOR THE SERVICES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IN THE 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACT THAT GAVE RISE TO THE LIABILITY.
11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
11.1. NOT WITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY, EXCEPT FOR BODILY INJURY OF A PERSON, COMPANY AND ITS SUPPLIERS (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ALL EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY SUPPLIERS), OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, REPRESENTATIVES, CONTRACTORS AND EMPLOYEES SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT OR TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATED THERETO UNDER ANY 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 GOODS, SERVICES OR TECHNOLOGY 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 ACTUALLY PAID BY CUSTOMER TO COMPANY FOR THE SERVICES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IN THE 12 MONTHS 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.
12. MISCELLANEOUS
12.1. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, 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 sub-licensable 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 legal fees on a solicitor client basis. 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 provisions. The parties agree to issue at least one media alert that names all signatories of this agreement and the adoption of Company’s Visual Networking Platform; no details of the application, technology or solution architecture shall be disclosed. Upon request by the Company, Customer agrees to reasonably cooperate with Company to serve as a reference account. In no event shall Company be liable to the Customer, or be deemed to have breached this Agreement, for any failure or delay in performing its obligations under this Agreement (except for any obligations to make payments), if and to the extent such failure or delay is caused by any circumstances beyond Company’s reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, flood, fire, earthquake, explosion, war, terrorism, invasion, riot or other civil unrest, strikes, labour stoppages or slowdowns or other industrial disturbances, or passage of law or any action taken by a governmental or public authority, including imposing an embargo. This Agreement may be executed in counterparts, each of which is deemed an original, but all of which together are deemed to be one and the same agreement.
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