As part of the Service, Now Commerce will provide you with use of the Service, including a browser interface and data encryption, transmission, access and storage. Your registration for, or use of, the Service shall be deemed to be your agreement to abide by this Agreement including any materials available on the Now Commerce website incorporated by reference herein, including but not limited to Now Commerce's privacy and security policies. For reference, a Definitions section is included at the end of this Agreement.
1. Privacy and Security; Disclosure
Now Commerce's privacy and security policies may be viewed at http://www.nowcommerce.com/privacy and http://www.nowcommerce.com/security, respectively. Now Commerce reserves the right to modify its privacy and security policies in its reasonable discretion from time to time. Note that because the Service is a hosted, online application, Now Commerce occasionally may need to notify all users of the Service of important announcements regarding the operation of the Service.
2. License Grant and Restrictions
Now Commerce hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide right to use the Service, solely for your own internal business purposes, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by Now Commerce and its licensors.
You may not access the Service if you are a direct competitor of Now Commerce, except with Now Commerce's prior written consent. In addition, you may not access the Service for purposes of monitoring its availability, performance or functionality, or for any other benchmarking or competitive purposes. You shall not (i) license, sublicense, sell, resell, transfer, assign, distribute or otherwise commercially exploit or make available to any third party the Service or the Content in any way; (ii) modify or make derivative works based upon the Service or the Content; (iii) create Internet "links" to the Service or "frame" or "mirror" any Content on any other server or wireless or Internet-based device; or (iv) reverse engineer or access the Service in order to (a) build a competitive product or service, (b) build a product using similar ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Service, or (c) copy any ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Service. User licenses cannot be shared or used by more than one individual User but may be reassigned from time to time to new Users who are replacing former Users who have terminated employment or otherwise changed job status or function and no longer use the Service. You may use the Service only for your internal business purposes and shall not: (i) send spam or otherwise duplicative or unsolicited messages in violation of applicable laws; (ii) send or store infringing, obscene, threatening, libelous, or otherwise unlawful or tortious material, including material harmful to children or violative of third party privacy rights; (iii) send or store material containing software viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful computer code, files, scripts, agents or programs; (iv) interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Service or the data contained therein; or (v) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service or its related systems or networks.
3. Your Responsibilities
You are responsible for all activity occurring under your User accounts and shall abide by all applicable local, state, national and foreign laws, treaties and regulations in connection with your use of the Service, including those related to data privacy, international communications and the transmission of technical or personal data. You shall: (i) notify Now Commerce immediately of any unauthorized use of any password or account or any other known or suspected breach of security; (ii) report to Now Commerce immediately and use reasonable efforts to stop immediately any copying or distribution of Content that is known or suspected by you or your Users; and (iii) not impersonate another Now Commerce user or provide false identity information to gain access to or use the Service.
4. Account Information and Data
Now Commerce does not own any data, information or material that you submit to the Service in the course of using the Service ("Customer Data"). You, not Now Commerce, shall have sole responsibility for the accuracy, quality, integrity, legality, reliability, appropriateness, and intellectual property ownership or right to use of all Customer Data, and Now Commerce shall not be responsible or liable for the deletion, correction, destruction, damage, loss or failure to store any Customer Data. Now Commerce reserves the right to withhold, remove and/or discard Customer Data without notice for any breach, including, without limitation, your non-payment. Upon termination for cause, your right to access or use Customer Data immediately ceases, and Now Commerce shall have no obligation to maintain or forward any Customer Data.
5. Intellectual Property Ownership
Now Commerce alone (and its licensors, where applicable) shall own all right, title and interest, including all related Intellectual Property Rights, in and to the Now Commerce Technology, the Content and the Service and any suggestions, ideas, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations or other information provided by you or any other party relating to the Service. This Agreement is not a sale and does not convey to you any rights of ownership in or related to the Service, the Now Commerce Technology or the Intellectual Property Rights owned by Now Commerce. The Now Commerce name, the Now Commerce logo, and the product names associated with the Service are trademarks of Now Commerce or third parties, and no right or license is granted to use them.
6. Third Party Interactions
During use of the Service, you may enter into correspondence with, purchase goods and/or services from, or participate in promotions of advertisers or sponsors showing their goods and/or services through the Service. Any such activity, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such activity, is solely between you and the applicable third-party. Now Commerce and its licensors shall have no liability, obligation or responsibility for any such correspondence, purchase or promotion between you and any such third-party. Now Commerce does not endorse any sites on the Internet that are linked through the Service. Now Commerce provides these links to you only as a matter of convenience, and in no event shall Now Commerce or its licensors be responsible for any content, products, or other materials on or available from such sites. Now Commerce provides the Service to you pursuant to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You recognize, however, that certain third-party providers of ancillary software, hardware or services may require your agreement to additional or different license or other terms prior to your use of or access to such software, hardware or services.
7. Charges and Payment of Fees
You shall pay all fees or charges to your account in accordance with the fees, charges, and billing terms in effect at the time a fee or charge is due and payable. Payments must be made monthly in advance unless otherwise mutually agreed upon in an Order Form. All payment obligations are noncancelable and all amounts paid are nonrefundable. You are responsible for paying for all User licenses ordered, whether or not such User licenses are actively used. You must provide Now Commerce with valid credit card as a condition to signing up for the Service. Now Commerce reserves the right to modify its fees and charges and to introduce new charges at any time, upon at least 30 days prior notice to you, which notice may be provided by e-mail. All pricing terms are confidential, and you agree not to disclose them to any third party.
8. Billing and Renewal
Now Commerce charges and collects in advance for use of the Service. Now Commerce will automatically bill your credit card as mutually agreed upon. Fees for other services will be charged on an as-quoted basis. Now Commerce's fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you shall be responsible for payment of all such taxes, levies, or duties, excluding only United States (federal or state) taxes based solely on Now Commerce's income.
You agree to provide Now Commerce with complete and accurate billing and contact information. This information includes your legal company name, street address, e-mail address, and name and telephone number of an authorized billing contact. You agree to update this information within 30 days of any change to it. If the contact information you have provided is false or fraudulent, Now Commerce reserves the right to terminate your access to the Service in addition to any other legal remedies.
If you believe your bill is incorrect, you must contact us in writing within 60 days of the invoice date of the invoice containing the amount in question to be eligible to receive an adjustment or credit.
9. Non-Payment and Suspension
In addition to any other rights granted to Now Commerce herein, Now Commerce reserves the right to suspend or terminate this Agreement and your access to the Service if your account becomes delinquent.
Now Commerce reserves the right to impose a reconnection fee in the event you are suspended and thereafter request access to the Service. You agree and acknowledge that Now Commerce has no obligation to retain Customer Data and that such Customer Data may be irretrievably deleted.
10. Termination upon Expiration
This Agreement commences on the Effective Date. The Initial Term will be monthly, with recurring billing, commencing on the date you agree to pay for the Service by completing the online subscription form. Either party may terminate this Agreement by notifying the other party in writing. In the case of free trials, notifications provided through the Service indicating the remaining number of days in the free trial shall constitute notice of termination. In the event this Agreement is terminated, you agree and acknowledge that Now Commerce has no obligation to retain the Customer Data, and may delete such Customer Data.
11. Termination for Cause
Any breach of your payment obligations or unauthorized use of the Now Commerce Technology or Service will be deemed a material breach of this Agreement. Now Commerce, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account or use of the Service if you breach or otherwise fail to comply with this Agreement. In addition, Now Commerce may terminate a free account at any time in its sole discretion. You agree and acknowledge that Now Commerce has no obligation to retain the Customer Data.
12. Representations and Warranties
Each party represents and warrants that it has the legal power and authority to enter into this Agreement. Now Commerce represents and warrants that it will provide the Service in a manner consistent with general industry standards reasonably applicable to the provision thereof and that the Service will perform substantially in accordance with the online Now Commerce help documentation under normal use and circumstances. You represent and warrant that you have not falsely identified yourself nor provided any false information to gain access to the Service and that your billing information is correct.
13. Mutual Indemnification
You shall indemnify and hold Now Commerce, its licensors and each such party's parent organizations, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, attorneys and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of or in connection with: (i) a claim alleging that use of the Customer Data infringes the rights of, or has caused harm to, a third party; (ii) a claim, which if true, would constitute a violation by you of your representations and warranties; or (iii) a claim arising from the breach by you or your Users of this Agreement, provided in any such case that Now Commerce (a) gives written notice of the claim promptly to you; (b) gives you sole control of the defense and settlement of the claim (provided that you may not settle or defend any claim unless you unconditionally release Now Commerce of all liability and such settlement does not affect Now Commerce's business or Service); (c) provides to you all available information and assistance; and (d) has not compromised or settled such claim.
Now Commerce shall indemnify and hold you and your parent organizations, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, attorneys and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of or in connection with: (i) a claim alleging that the Service directly infringes a copyright, a U.S. patent issued as of the Effective Date, or a trademark of a third party; (ii) a claim, which if true, would constitute a violation by Now Commerce of its representations or warranties; or (iii) a claim arising from breach of this Agreement by Now Commerce; provided that you (a) promptly give written notice of the claim to Now Commerce; (b) give Now Commerce sole control of the defense and settlement of the claim (provided that Now Commerce may not settle or defend any claim unless it unconditionally releases you of all liability); (c) provide to Now Commerce all available information and assistance; and (d) have not compromised or settled such claim. Now Commerce shall have no indemnification obligation, and you shall indemnify Now Commerce pursuant to this Agreement, for claims arising from any infringement arising from the combination of the Service with any of your products, service, hardware or business process(s).
14. Disclaimer of Warranties
Now Commerce AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY, OR GUARANTY AS TO THE RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT. Now Commerce AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT (A) THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE SECURE, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR OPERATE IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SYSTEM OR DATA, (B) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, (C) ANY STORED DATA WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, (E) ERRORS OR DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR (F) THE SERVICE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKE THE SERVICE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE SERVICE AND ALL CONTENT IS PROVIDED TO YOU STRICTLY ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW BY Now Commerce AND ITS LICENSORS.
15. Internet Delays
Now Commerce'S SERVICES MAY BE SUBJECT TO LIMITATIONS, DELAYS, AND OTHER PROBLEMS INHERENT IN THE USE OF THE INTERNET AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS. Now Commerce IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DELAYS, DELIVERY FAILURES, OR OTHER DAMAGE RESULTING FROM SUCH PROBLEMS.
16. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY EXCEED THE AMOUNTS ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO SUCH CLAIM. IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY AND/OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR KIND (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THIS SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR FOR ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE SERVICE, ANY INTERRUPTION, INACCURACY, ERROR OR OMISSION, REGARDLESS OF CAUSE IN THE CONTENT, EVEN IF THE PARTY FROM WHICH DAMAGES ARE BEING SOUGHT OR SUCH PARTY'S LICENSORS HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
17. Additional Rights
Certain states and/or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental, consequential or certain other types of damages, so the exclusions set forth above may not apply to you.
18. Local Laws and Export Control
This site provides services and uses software and technology that may be subject to United States export controls administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the United States Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, and other U.S. agencies and the export control regulations of Switzerland and the European Union. The user of this site ("User") acknowledges and agrees that the site shall not be used, and none of the underlying information, software, or technology may be transferred or otherwise exported or re-exported to countries as to which the United States, Switzerland and/or the European Union maintains an embargo (collectively, "Embargoed Countries"), or to or by a national or resident thereof, or any person or entity on the U.S. Department of Treasury's List of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce's Table of Denial Orders (collectively, "Designated Nationals"). The lists of Embargoed Countries and Designated Nationals are subject to change without notice. By using the Service, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of an Embargoed Country or Designated National. You agree to comply strictly with all U.S., Swiss and European Union export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required.
This site may use encryption technology that is subject to licensing requirements under the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, 15 C.F.R. Parts 730-774 and Council Regulation (EC) No. 1334/2000
Now Commerce and its licensors make no representation that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use the Service from outside the United States of America, you are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, including without limitation export and import regulations of other countries. Any diversion of the Content contrary to United States law is prohibited.
Now Commerce may give notice by means of a general notice on the Service, electronic mail to your e-mail address on record in Now Commerce's account information, or by written communication sent by first class mail or pre-paid post to your address on record in Now Commerce's account information. Such notice shall be deemed to have been given upon the expiration of 48 hours after mailing or posting (if sent by first class mail or pre-paid post) or 12 hours after sending (if sent by email). You may give notice to Now Commerce (such notice shall be deemed given when received by Now Commerce) at any time by any of the following: letter sent by confirmed facsimile to Now Commerce at the following fax number: (858) 350-5154; letter delivered by nationally recognized overnight delivery service or first class postage prepaid mail to Now Commerce at the following address: Now Commerce, 215 S Highway 101, Suite 116, Solana Beach, CA 92075, addressed to the attention of: Chief Financial Officer.
20. Modification to Terms
Now Commerce reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement or its policies relating to the Service at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Agreement on the Service. You are responsible for regularly reviewing this Agreement. Continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
21. Assignment; Change in Control
This Agreement may not be assigned by you without the prior written approval of Now Commerce but may be assigned without your consent by Now Commerce to (i) a parent or subsidiary, (ii) an acquirer of assets, or (iii) a successor by merger. Any purported assignment in violation of this section shall be void. Any actual or proposed change in control of you that results or would result in a direct competitor of Now Commerce directly or indirectly owning or controlling 50% or more of you shall entitle Now Commerce to terminate this Agreement for cause immediately upon written notice.
This Agreement shall be governed by California law and controlling United States federal law, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction, and any disputes, actions, claims or causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Agreement or the Service shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in San Diego County, California. No text or information set forth on any other purchase order, preprinted form or document (other than an Order Form, if applicable) shall add to or vary the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the invalid or unenforceable provision(s), with all other provisions remaining in full force and effect. No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Now Commerce as a result of this agreement or use of the Service. The failure of Now Commerce to enforce any right or provision in this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Now Commerce in writing. This Agreement, together with any applicable Order Form, comprises the entire agreement between you and Now Commerce and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements, whether written or oral, between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein.
Questions or Additional Information:
If you have questions regarding this Agreement or wish to obtain additional information, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.