This legal agreement (this “Agreement”) between, on the one hand, you and the company you represent (“Company”) and, on the other hand, Decisiv, Inc. (“Decisiv”), governs Company’s subscription to access the Decisiv Service Relationship Management Platform (including private-branded versions thereof such as ASIST) for initiating and managing service and/or repair transactions, maintenance or warranty schedules, service event history and reporting, communication services and any ancillary training or other service (the “Service”), and is effective on your acceptance of this Agreement by clicking or checking the “Accept” button. You represent and warrant that you have the right and ability to act on behalf of Company and to bind Company with respect to the rights and obligations set forth in this Agreement.
BY CLICKING THE ACCEPT BUTTON, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE AGREEMENT, UNDERSTAND THEM, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM.
2. Subscription to Service. Subject to the terms and conditions herein, Decisiv grants to Company a nonexclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable license to access the Service through a website maintained by or for Decisiv or its duly designated licensors and/or contractors, and/or their successors and/or assigns (the “Website”) and made available to Company pursuant to this Agreement solely for Company’s own internal business purposes. All rights not expressly granted to Company pursuant to this Agreement are expressly reserved by Decisiv, its duly designated licensors and/or contractors, and/or their successors and/or assigns. Except as set forth in this Section 2, no other right or license of any kind is granted by Decisiv to Company under this Agreement with respect to the Website or the Service.
3. Fees and Payment Terms. Company shall pay Decisiv the fees based on payment terms (“Fees”) as described in the Decisiv Order Agreement which when executed by both Parties shall be duly incorporated herein. Such Fees may be amended from time to time through amendments to the Decisiv Order Agreement. Company shall pay Decisiv the applicable Fees within thirty (30) days of the invoice date. Company agrees to pay for all Fees incurred by Company and all of Company’s employees. The payment of all Fees shall be governed by all policies and procedures promulgated by Decisiv and in effect at the time such payment becomes due, as they may be modified by Decisiv in its discretion from time-to-time. Company is responsible for the payment and remittance of all applicable national, state and local taxes, value added or sales or use taxes, levies and assessments pertaining to all fees and charges assessed under the Agreement (except taxes based upon Decisiv’s net income). If Decisiv is required to collect any such taxes from Company, Company shall pay and remit such taxes to Decisiv on demand. All amounts not paid when due hereunder shall bear interest at a rate of one percent (1.0%) per month from the due date on any payment more than twenty (20) days past due.
5. Ownership. Company has no rights to any software used to provide the Service. Title, ownership, and intellectual property rights, including without limitation copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and patent rights, in and to the Service and any underlying software and other technology shall remain in Decisiv, its duly designated licensors and/ or contractors, and/or their successors and/or assigns, and Company shall have no right of ownership or other rights (except for the right to use the Service as is expressly set forth herein) to the Service or such underlying software or other technology, nor, without limitation, any right to copy, store, disclose, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell distribute, reverse engineer or create derivative works based on the software, the Service or other technology. Further, Company shall have no right to create Internet links to the Service or frame or mirror the web page(s) from which the Service is accessed; remove, alter or obscure any proprietary notice or marks on the Service; or disable or circumvent any access control or related process or procedure established with respect to the Service.
6. Modifications of Terms. The terms and conditions contained herein may not be modified by Company, except in a writing signed by Company and an authorized representative of Decisiv. Decisiv may amend the terms of this Agreement and the Decisiv Order Agreement, including without limitation the Service offerings effective immediately if needed or useful to avoid any infringement or other liability, or in all other cases, upon no less than thirty (30) days prior written notice (including by email) to Company, or by posting such change on the Website.
7. Certain Customer Responsibilities. Company shall be solely responsible for providing and maintaining all hardware, software, browsers, communication connectivity and bandwidth required for Company to access the Internet in order to use the Service. The Services are made available to Company solely for lawful purposes and use. Company shall be solely responsible for, and agrees to comply with, all applicable laws.
9. Disclaimer. DECISIV, ITS LICENSORS AND CONTRACTORS, AND THEIR SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, COLLECTIVELY AND/OR INDIVIDUALLY, MAKE NO WARRANTIES, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, ORAL OR WRITTEN, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR NON-MISAPPROPRIATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF A THIRD PARTY, CUSTOM, TRADE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, ACCURACY OF INFORMATIONAL CONTENT OR SYSTEM INTEGRATION. DECISIV, ITS LICENSORS AND CONTRACTORS, AND THEIR SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, COLLECTIVELY AND/OR INDIVIDUALLY DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE SHALL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE AND/OR FREE OF ANY SECURITY DEFECTS. THE SERVICE AND ACCESS AND USE OF THE SERVICE MAY BE SUBJECT TO LIMITATIONS, DELAYS AND OTHER PROBLEMS NOT IN DECISIV’S CONTROL AND INHERENT IN THE USE OF THE INTERNET AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS. DECISIV IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DELAYS, DELIVERY FAILURES, OR OTHER DAMAGE RESULTING FROM SUCH PROBLEMS. COMPANY HEREBY WAIVES, TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY CLAIMS OF WARRANTY AS WELL AS ANY OTHER CLAIMS OF WHATEVER NATURE, THAT OTHERWISE MIGHT BE BROUGHT AGAINST DECISIV AND/OR ITS LICENSORS AND/OR CONTRACTORS AND/OR THEIR SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS, ARISING OUT OF USE OF THE SERVICE. COMPANY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT NO PERSON, OTHER THAN OFFICERS OF DECISIV AND/OR THE LICENSOR(S) AND/OR CONTRACTOR(S) AND/OR THEIR SUCCESSOR(S) AND/OR ASSIGN(S) AGAINST WHOM SUCH WAIVER OR IMPAIRMENT IS SOUGHT, IN A WRITING EXECUTED BY AN OFFICER OF ANY AND ALL SUCH PERSONS, RESPECTIVELY, HAS ANY AUTHORITY TO WAIVE OR IMPAIR SUCH PERSON(S)’ RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS UNDER THIS SECTION 9.
10. Limitations of Liability. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL DECISIV AND/OR ITS LICENSORS AND/OR ITS CONTRACTORS, AND/OR THEIR SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS, COLLECTIVELY AND/OR INDIVIDUALLY, BE LIABLE TO COMPANY, COMPANY’S SUCCESSORS AND/OR PERMITTED ASSIGNS, AND/OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE RELIANCE, AND/OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, AND/OR DATA ARISING OUT OF COMPANY’S USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, AND/OR THE PERFORMANCE OR NONPERFORMANCE BY DECISIV UNDER THE AGREEMENT, EVEN IF DECISIV AND/OR ITS LICENSORS AND/OR ITS CONTRACTORS AND/OR THEIR SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS, COLLECTIVELY AND/OR INDIVIDUALLY, IS/ARE ADVISED OR AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. DECISIV AND ITS LICENSORS’ AND CONTRACTORS’, AND THEIR SUCCESSORS’ AND ASSIGNS’, ENTIRE AND EXCLUSIVE AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO COMPANY FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO COMPANY’S USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, AND/ OR THE PERFORMANCE OR NONPERFORMANCE BY DECISIV, ITS LICENSORS AND/OR CONTRACTORS, AND/OR THEIR SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS, COLLECTIVELY AND/OR INDIVIDUALLY, AND/OR ANY OTHER CAUSE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR OTHERWISE, REGARDLESS OF LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, MISREPRESENTATION AND OTHER CONTRACT OR TORT CLAIMS) SHALL NOT EXCEED THE FEES PAID IN THE SIX (6) MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE DATE THAT GAVE RISE TO SUCH LIABILITY. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of special, incidental, consequential, indirect or exemplary damages, or the limitation of liability to specified amounts, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to Company, but strictly for purposes of the application of the terms and conditions of this Agreement under that/those jurisdiction(s) only.
12. Binding Arbitration. THIS SECTION PROVIDES FOR RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES THROUGH FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION BEFORE A NEUTRAL ARBITRATOR INSTEAD OF IN A COURT BY A JUDGE OR JURY. Before Company takes a dispute to arbitration, Company must first contact Decisiv by e- mail at email@example.com or call Decisiv at (804) 762-4153, extension 304, and give Decisiv an opportunity to attempt to resolve the dispute through discussions with Company. Similarly, before Decisiv takes a dispute to arbitration, Decisiv must first attempt to resolve it through discussions with Company by seeking to contact Company at the most recent address that we have on file for Company. In the event that Company and Decisiv cannot resolve a dispute within sixty (60) days of notification by either party, or in the event that Decisiv is unable to reach Company, Company does not respond to Decisiv’s efforts to contact Company or Company fails to engage in good-faith settlement discussions with Decisiv, then the following procedures shall apply. All disputes arising under or relating to this Agreement shall be settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules and Supplementary Procedures for Consumer-Related Disputes, as amended by the terms of this Agreement. To the extent that the arbitrator deems reasonable, the arbitrator shall conduct hearings, if any, by teleconference or videoconference, rather than by personal appearances. Any in-person appearances requested by the arbitrator shall be held in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The arbitrator’s decision shall be based upon the substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard to its principles of conflicts of law. Arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in English and shall be conducted in a manner that preserves confidentiality. The arbitrator’s decision shall follow the plain meaning of the relevant documents and shall be final and binding. The award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be confirmed and enforced in any court having jurisdiction thereof.
Notwithstanding any of the foregoing, nothing herein shall preclude Decisiv from seeking any injunctive relief in U.S. state or federal courts for protection of its intellectual property rights (including the rights of its licensors), and Company agrees to exclusive jurisdiction by the federal and state courts located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.
13. Assignment. Company may not assign or otherwise transfer the Agreement and/or any rights and/or obligations herein without the prior express written consent of Decisiv. Decisiv may assign the Agreement and/or any rights and/or obligations herein to any person. Subject to the foregoing provisions of this paragraph, the Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties and their permitted successors and assigns.
14. Notices. Decisiv may send Company any notices required or permitted under this Agreement by sending Company an email message to the email address listed in Company’s account contact information, by sending a letter via certified mail, return receipt requested, to the contact address listed in Company’s account contact information or by posting on the Service. Company may send Decisiv any notices required or permitted under this Agreement by sending Decisiv a letter via certified mail, return receipt requested, to Decisiv’s address as set forth on the Website.
15. Miscellaneous. This Agreement (including any amendments hereto and any documents, policies and terms incorporated herein by reference) constitutes the entire agreement between the parties concerning the use of the Service and/or any part thereof, and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements and communications, whether oral or written, between the parties concerning such subject matter. Without limiting any term or condition of this Agreement, the terms and conditions of any purchase order or other written instrument submitted by Company shall be void and have no effect unless otherwise approved in a manually signed writing by Decisiv. If any provision in the Agreement should be held illegal or unenforceable, such provision shall be modified to the extent necessary to render it enforceable without losing its intent, or severed from the Agreement if no such modification is possible, and all other provisions of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. A party’s waiver of the other party’s violation of any term or condition of the Agreement in any one instance shall not constitute such party’s waiver of the other party’s subsequent violation of the same or any other term or condition. No waiver of any terms or conditions hereunder will be effective unless in writing signed by an officer of the party against whom such waiver is sought. Where Decisiv’s licensors and contractors, and their respective successors and assigns, are referenced by the express terms of this Agreement, they are intended third party beneficiaries of this Agreement. Without limiting any other provision in this Agreement, Decisiv shall not be deemed to be in default under this Agreement or otherwise liable for any delay in or failure in its performance if such delay or failure is due to acts of God, earthquakes, floods, fire, epidemics, riots, war, failures or delay in transportation or communications systems, shortages of supplies, labor disputes, Internet failure, or other causes beyond Decisiv’s reasonable control.
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