THIS SOFTWARE SERVICES’ MASTER SERVICES AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (EITHER AS AN INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY) AND AUTOBACKUP. (“AUTOBACKUP” OR “WE” OR “US”) REGARDING YOUR USE OF THE AUTOBACKUP SERVICES AND/OR SOFTWARE PROVIDED BY AUTOBACKUP. BY USING OR INSTALLING THE AUTOBACKUP SERVICES AND/OR SOFTWARE, OR ANY UPDATES THERETO, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF YOUR COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES (COLLECTIVELY, “YOU” OR “CUSTOMER”).
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU SHALL NOT, AND SHALL HAVE NO RIGHT TO, USE THE AUTOBACKUP SOFTWARE OR SERVICES IN ANY MANNER.
1.1. AutoBackUp Services. You may purchase, directly or through one of our authorized partners (a “Reseller”), a subscription to any of the AutoBackUp service offerings (“Services”). Subject to Your compliance with this Agreement, You are authorized to use the Service(s) for your own internal use only, except if You are one of our authorized service providers, in which case You are also authorized to use the Services for providing commercial hosting services to Your end-users.
To use the Services, You may be required to download or install an agent, plug-in or similar software (“Software”). We hereby grant You a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable and revocable license to access and use the Software solely as required to use the Services during the Term. Our software is separately licensed pursuant to the terms of our End User License and Limited Warranty Agreement (the “EULA”). This Agreement does not grant You any intellectual property rights in the Services or any of its components. We may modify the Services offerings from time to time, provided that such modifications do not materially, adversely affect the Services, and such modifications are effective as of the date noted.
1.2. Services Activation. Unless you are participating in a free trial of the Services (as described below), We will initiate activation of the Service after We receive a valid purchase order from a Reseller, or You directly, by providing You with access to an account within the purchased Service (“Activation Date”). The term of Your Services (“Term”) will begin on the Activation Date and continue for the period described in the purchase order.
1.3. Your Data and Data Retention. “Your Data” means the data or content which is either (a) transmitted to Us by You or on Your behalf in connection with the provision of the Services; or (b) collected or received via the Services at Your direction. We will retain Your Data on Your behalf for the Term of Your Services and for a period of sixty (60) days following after the Term. You may implement Your own specific retention policies within the Services. You are solely responsible for the retention policies and any other policy settings, schedules, and configurable parameters applied to Your Data. You have the sole responsibility to save or delete Your Data at termination or expiration of the Services. The terms of the data processing addendum (“DPA”) that constitutes Exhibit A to this Agreement are hereby incorporated by reference. They shall apply to the extent Your Data includes Personal Data, as defined in the DPA.
1.4. Support. We will provide support for the Services as set forth in the AutoBackUp website. Those support terms are incorporated herein by reference and may be changed from time to time in our discretion.
1.5. Trial Services. We may provide You with a temporary account to one or more of the Services free of charge (a “Trial Account”). The Trial Account shall be accessible for thirty (30) days beginning with your registration on the AutoBackUp website. During the trial period, the Trial Account and associated Services are provided “AS IS” and without representation or warranty of any kind. We are under no obligation to store or retain Your Data during the trial period and will delete such data at the end of the trial period unless You purchase the same Services before the trial period ends. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, consequential or any other damages resulting from Your access to, or use of the Trial Account or the Trial Account Services during the trial period. We reserve the right to deactivate trial accounts at any time upon written notice. In no event will We have any obligations to defend or settle IP claims or honor an appropriate service level with respect to Trial Services. A Trial Account may not be used for production purposes.
1.6. Additional Services. If You order additional Services, they are subject to the terms of this Agreement and will co-terminate with the Services initially purchased, subject to any renewals thereof.
1.7. Supply of Services. Suppose at any time continued provision of the Services would compromise the security of the Services. In that case, You agree that We may temporarily suspend Services to You without any liability and without compensation to You of any kind. We will promptly inform You and will work with You to resolve such issues, re-instating Service at the earliest opportunity.
1.8. Location of Services. Subject to applicable legislation, or unless otherwise specified, our personnel, including any of our subsidiaries, affiliates or authorized third parties, may administer the Services from anywhere in the world. The data centers in which the infrastructure for the Services and Your Data may be housed (when using AutoBackUp storage) are located in several countries visible within the configuration. Subject to data center availability through the Services, when using AutoBackUp storage, Your Data will be stored in a location (a) that You specify; or (b) by automatic association with a particular data center region based on where You are located.
2. Fees for Services and License Audits
2.1. License Audits. From time to time We may review Your account within the Services. If Your use of a Services exceeds Your license for such Service, You shall pay Us the difference.
2.2. Purchases through a Reseller. For purchases made through a Reseller, the payment fees and taxes terms shall be as agreed exclusively by and between You and the Reseller.
2.3. Direct Purchases. We will also accept direct orders. If you place an order for Services directly with Us, the following terms apply:
2.3.1 Payment of Fees. You shall pay the fees for the Services as set forth on the AutoBackUp website (“Fees”). Fees are invoiced in arrears on the last day of the applicable period following the Activation Date. All Fees shall be due and payable within thirty (30) days following the date of invoice.
2.3.2 Taxes. All Services purchased under this Agreement are exclusive of any value-added and other applicable taxes. Such taxes will be added to any invoice for the Services. You are responsible for all such taxes, fees or charges.
3.1. Your Obligations. You agree to do each of the following:
Use the Services only for lawful business purposes in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, including those regarding data privacy, transmission and storage of technical or personal data, communications, SPAM communications, copyright, export control, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, FCPA, our acceptable use policy and the terms of this Agreement.
Pay the fees for the Services when due.
Use reasonable security precautions for providing access to the Services by Your employees or other individuals to whom You provide access including private keys and other security options.
Coperate with our reasonable investigation of outages, security problems, and any suspected breach of this Agreement.
Be responsible for the use of the Services by You and your Service Users (as defined below), and any other person who gains access to Your Data or the Services.
Use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access to or use of the Services and immediately notify Us of any known or suspected unauthorized use of Your account, the Services, or any other breach of security.
Unless expressly authorized by Us, use the most current version of the Services or any portion thereof. If you are one of our authorized service providers and provide the Services as a (part of) Your offering, You further agree to enter into an agreement with Your customers or end-users which shall include the relevant terms of this Agreement and release Us from any and all liability for damages or losses Service Users may incur as a result of using the Services. You may not use the Services in any situation where the Services' failure or fault could lead to death or serious bodily injury of any person or physical or environmental damage.
3.2. Representations and Warranties. You represent and warrant that Your Data does not and shall not:
Infringe any third party right, including, without limitation, third party rights in patent, trademark, copyright, or trade secret.
Constitute a breach of any other right of a third party, including without limitation, any right under contract or tort theories. For purposes of this Agreement, “Your Data” includes any software, online service, feature or technology, data including Personal Data, as defined in the DPA or other content that You or Your Service Users provide to Us pursuant to this Agreement, including any such information or material that Service Users.
Upload to the Services.
Create and/or modify using the Services.
3.3. Your Account. You shall create an account within the Services. You are responsible for
Ensuring that Your account registration information is true, current, complete and accurate information when establishing Your account associated with the Services and to keep such information, including contact and billing information, up to date.
The security and confidentiality of Your account credentials. You shall designate at least one authorized user (“Authorized User”) who shall have administrative access to Your account, with full access privileges and the authority to place orders for Services on Your behalf either directly to Us or a Reseller. If no Authorized User is designated, the individual whose information was provided at the initial log-in shall be considered the Authorized User. The Authorized User is responsible for managing all aspects of the Services, including without limitation, requesting changes or modifications to the Services, adding or removing users, webpages, URL(s), or adding or deleting Authorized Users. You acknowledge and agree that We will only accept such requests from Authorized Users. In our sole discretion, we may refuse to comply with any claim if the Authorized User's identity making any such request cannot be reasonably verified.
3.4. Your Service Users. You are solely responsible for all activity which occurs within Your account and for the actions taken by users of the Services within Your account, whether or not such person is or was acting within the scope of their employment, engagement or agency relationship with You and regardless of whether You have authorized their use of the Services. The Services may only be used by Your employees, contractors, agents, representatives, customers, and end users that you have expressly authorized to use the Services (collectively, “Service Users”). You shall notify Us immediately of any unauthorized use of any password or account or any other known or suspected security breach. You shall not permit our competitors to access the Services for any reason.
3.5. Your Data Transmission. You acknowledge and agree that
It is Your sole responsibility to monitor Your Data to ensure that Your Data is properly transmitted to Us.
Despite any monitoring services We may provide, You shall notify Us of any delivery failures or outages of Your systems (or its service providers) that may affect the transmission of Your Data. We are not responsible or liable for any update, upgrade, patch, maintenance or other change that affects your data transmission to Us. It is Your responsibility to.
Ensure that We are notified of all email domains or other electronic messages to be archived.
To obtain all necessary consents concerning the transmission, collection and storage of Your Data.
3.6. Your Diagnostic Data and Feedback. In connection with the Services, We may collect or receive the technical data (logs, reports and error messages) which is either
Transmitted to Us by You or on Your behalf in connection with the Services;
Collected or received by the Services at Your direction (collectively “Your Diagnostic Data”). We may further receive feedback from You relating to the Services or Software (“Feedback”). You hereby grant Us a worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, and non-exclusive license to use Your Diagnostic Data and Feedback in any manner We choose, including to access, display, transmit, modify, create and distribute derivative works of, copy, sell, and reproduce Your Diagnostic Data and Feedback as necessary to provide, support and improve the Services, in any manner and via any media our licensees or We choose, without obligation to You. You represent and warrant that You have all necessary rights in and to Your Diagnostic Data and Feedback to grant us the foregoing license. You further agree that any Feedback You provide shall be deemed non-confidential to You.
3.7. AutoBackUp’s Obligations. AutoBackUp agrees to do each of the following:
Comply with all US federal and state laws, European Union and Member State laws as well as country-specific laws that are generally applicable to our business;
Cooperate with Your reasonable investigation of any breach of this Agreement;
Use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access to or use of the Services and promptly notify You of any known unauthorized use of Your account, the Services, or any other breach of security;
Deliver the Services to You in accordance with the Agreement and with our stated policies and procedures as described on our website.
4.1. Confidential Information. “Confidential Information” means
The non-public business or technical information of either party, including but not limited to information relating to either party’s product plans, customers, designs, costs, prices, finances, marketing plans, business opportunities, personnel, research, development or know-how;
Any information designated by either party as “confidential” or “proprietary” or which, under the circumstances taken as a whole, would reasonably be deemed to be confidential;
The terms of this Agreement;
Your Data. “Confidential Information” will not include information that:
Is in, or enters, the public domain without breach of this Agreement;
The receiving party lawfully receives from a third party without restriction on disclosure and without breach of a nondisclosure obligation;
The receiving party knew prior to receiving such information from the disclosing party;
The receiving party develops independently without reference to the Confidential Information.
4.2. Confidentiality Obligations. Each party agrees:
That it will not disclose to any third party, or use for its own benefit or the benefit of any third party, any Confidential Information disclosed to it by the other party except as expressly permitted in this Agreement;
it will take reasonable measures to maintain the confidentiality of Confidential Information of the other party in its possession or control, which will not be less than the measures it uses to maintain the confidentiality of its own information of similar importance. Either party may disclose Confidential Information of the other party:
Pursuant to the order or requirement of a court, administrative or regulatory agency, or other governmental body, provided that the receiving party, if feasible and/or legally permitted to do so, give reasonable notice to the disclosing party to contest such order or requirement;
to the parties agents, representatives, subcontractors or service providers who need to know such information provided that such party maintains the Confidential Information on a confidential basis.
4.3. Remedies. Each party acknowledges and agrees that a breach of the obligations of this Section 4 by the other party will result in irreparable injury to the disclosing party for which there will be no adequate remedy at law. The disclosing party shall be entitled to seek equitable relief, including injunction and specific performance, in the event of any breach or threatened breach or intended breach by the recipient.
5. Content Disclaimer
You are solely responsible for the information contained in Your Data and disseminated on Your websites or by other public means using the Services and complying with all laws, rules or regulations which apply to Your business, including those related to the content of the information provided to the public. We are not responsible for and expressly disclaim any liability for Your Data or any other information provided on any website, including truth, veracity and/or content of the information found on the website.
6. Data Privacy and Security
6.2. Access to Your Data. The parties acknowledge that our systems' structure in connection with the Services makes it technically possible for Us to access Your Data. However, the Services' nature is such that direct access to Your Data by Us is not intended and You acknowledge that We have no control over any of Your Data that may be hosted as part of the provision of the Services and may not actively monitor or have access to the content of Your Data. In the event We are required to access Your Data, We will not use or disclose Your Data to third parties that are not affiliated with Us except:
With consent or as otherwise directed or instructed by You;
In furtherance of or in connection with performing Services pursuant to this Agreement;
To respond to duly authorized information requests of police, law enforcement, or other governmental authorities;
To comply with any applicable law, regulation, subpoena, discovery request or court order with prior advance notice to You; and, to the extent permitted by law
To investigate and help prevent security threats, fraud, or other illegal, malicious, or inappropriate activity;
To enforce/protect our rights and properties or those of our affiliates or subsidiaries;
With the prior informed consent of the data subject about whom the Personal Data pertains.
6.3. Data Controller. You are and shall remain the data controller of Your Data that You upload or provide as part of the Services. We are Your service provider and have the role of a data processor. We do not own or otherwise act as data controllers of Your Data. It is Your responsibility to verify that the security and privacy protections offered by the Services are adequate and in compliance with all applicable laws governing the type of data included in Your Data which is uploaded in or provided to the Services.
6.4. Data Protection Addendum. To the extent applicable, We shall ensure that Your Data shall only be used or disclosed to the extent such disclosure does not conflict with any of our obligations under the DPA.
7. Intellectual Property Rights
As between You and AutoBackUp, all server hardware, software and applications required to operate the Services, all other associated technology or documentation, including any Feedback that You provide to Us regarding the Services or Software, are AutoBackUp’s sole and exclusive property.
Except as expressly stated herein, nothing in this Agreement shall serve to transfer to You any intellectual property right in or to the Services, Software, our trademarks or other intellectual property. AutoBackUp retains all right, title and interest in and to the Services, including without limitation, all software used to provide the Services, the Software and the associated technology and documentation.
As between AutoBackUp and You, Your Data is Your sole and exclusive property and, other than the limited license to Your Diagnostic Data granted in Section 3, nothing in this Agreement shall serve to transfer to Us any intellectual property right in Your Data.
8. Third-Party Networks, Platforms and Components
Certain Services that AutoBackUp offers may be dependent on or incorporate third-party software, applications, platforms (such as third-party social media or business networking platforms), messaging or communication services or API’s (“Third Party Services”). These Third Party Services are not offered, controlled or provided by Us. In some cases, the Third Party Service may change its service, or components thereof, or discontinue service without notice to Us. Accordingly, We expressly disclaim any liability related to, or arising from, these Third Party Services, including Your use thereof, or any updates, modifications, outages, delivery failures, corruptions, discontinuance of services or termination of Your account by the Third Party Service. We are not responsible or liable for how the Third Party Service transmits, accesses, processes, stores, uses or provides data to Us.
9. Term, Suspension and Termination
9.1. Term. Services may be purchased on an annual or month-to-month basis. The Term of Your Services shall be the term set forth on Your purchase order, and shall automatically renew for an equal term unless either party provides the other party with prior written notice of termination at least thirty (30) days prior to the renewal date. The Agreement shall remain in effect for the Term of the Services, including any renewals thereof.
9.2. Suspension. To the extent permitted by the applicable laws and without limiting other remedies, AutoBackUp reserves the right to suspend any portion or all of Your Services immediately without liability or compensation to You of any kind if:
We reasonably believe that the Services are being used (or have been or will be used) by You in violation of this Agreement;
Your or Your Service Users’ use of or registration for the Services
poses a security risk to the Services or any third party,
may adversely impact the Services, network, systems or data and content of any of our other Services clients or third parties,
may be fraudulent;
Your use of the Services may expose Us, our affiliates, or any third party to liability;
the suspension is required by law;
You are in material breach or default in performance of Your obligations under this Agreement, including with respect to Your payment obligations, if such breach, default or violation is not remedied to our reasonable satisfaction within thirty (30) days following Your receipt of written notice. The onus is on You to resolve or cure the specific concerns to our reasonable satisfaction prior to the Services being reinstated. We will not be liable to You for any suspension in accordance with this Section 9.2. If any, fees will continue to apply and accrue during any suspension of the Services by Us.
9.3. Termination. Either party may terminate this Agreement if the other party materially breaches its obligations hereunder and such breach remains uncured for thirty (30) days following the written notice of such breach to the breaching party. This Agreement shall terminate immediately, upon written notice, where
either party is declared insolvent or adjudged bankrupt by a court of competent jurisdiction;
a petition for bankruptcy or reorganization or an arrangement with creditors is filed by or against that party and is not dismissed within sixty (60) days.
9.4. Effect of Termination. Upon any termination or expiration of the Agreement:
all rights and licenses to the Services shall immediately terminate;
You shall promptly pay Us any Fees then due and payable up to the date of termination;
upon request, each party shall return to the other or delete Confidential Information of the other party;
We shall be entitled to delete Your Data after sixty (60) days following termination or expiration of the Agreement.
If You wish to take any steps to preserve or transfer Your Data, You must promptly notify Us before the expiration of those 30 days and You must pay our then-current data extraction and exportation fees. You are solely responsible for saving or otherwise preserving Your Data at the termination or expiration of this Agreement.
10. Warranty and Disclaimers
10.1. AutoBackUp warrants. that the Services shall be performed diligently, prompt, and professionally by personnel with the knowledge, skills, expertise, and training to provide the Services. AutoBackUp further undertakes that the services will be accessible at least 99.9% of the time. This service level does not apply to any performance or availability issues due in whole or in part to:
any planned maintenance, repair, and upgrade;
issues or failures with Your, or third party, services, applications, software, hardware or other components not supplied by Us;
third-party attacks, intrusions, distributed denial of service attacks or force majeure events, including at Your site or between Your site and data centers available through the Services;
Your acts or omissions
10.2. Proper Authority. Each party represents that it has the right and authority to enter into this Agreement, grant to the other party the rights hereunder and that the performance of its obligations under this Agreement will not breach or be in conflict with any additional agreement it is a party to.
10.3. Intellectual Property Warranty. AutoBackUp represents that, to the best of its knowledge, the Services’ provision does not infringe any third party’s United States patent or copyright.
10.4. Compliance with Laws. AutoBackUp warrants that we will comply with the laws and regulations applicable to our business in the Services’ performance. You agree that You shall abide by the laws and regulations applicable to Your industry.
10.5. EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN SECTIONS 10.1 – 10.4 ABOVE, AutoBackUp MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES OR SOFTWARE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY OTHER INFORMATION OR MATERIALS PROVIDED, OR MADE AVAILABLE, BY AutoBackUp. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS AutoBackUp HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. OTHER THAN AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN, AutoBackUp DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES OR SOFTWARE WILL BE AVAILABLE OR ERROR-FREE. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS AutoBackUp SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DELAYS, INTERRUPTIONS, SERVICE FAILURES OR OTHER PROBLEMS INHERENT IN THE USE OF THE INTERNET, ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS OR OTHER SYSTEMS OUTSIDE THE REASONABLE CONTROL OF AutoBackUp. AutoBackUp MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT USE OF THE AutoBackUp SERVICES GUARANTEES LEGAL COMPLIANCE UNDER ANY FEDERAL, STATE OR INTERNATIONAL, OR ANY INDUSTRY SPECIFIC STATUTE, LAW, RULE, REGULATION, OR DIRECTIVE.
11. Remedies and Limitation of Liability
11.1. In the event of a breach of the performance warranty under Section 10.1, AutoBackUp shall use commercially reasonable efforts to provide You with an error correction or work-around that corrects the reported non-conformity and will provide You a credit equal to a percentage of the monthly Service fee You pay (“Service Credit”) only if AutoBackUp approves your claim for a Service Credit. You must submit a claim to AutoBackUp Customer Support with all information necessary for AutoBackUp to validate the claim, including but not limited to:
a detailed description of the incident;
information regarding the time and duration of the downtime;
description of the attempts to resolve the incident at the time of occurrence.
AutoBackUp must receive Your claim within 30 days of the end of the billing month in which the incident that is the subject of the claim occurred. AutoBackUp will evaluate all information reasonably available and make a final, good faith determination as to whether a Service Credit is owed.
If You timely and properly file a claim that is approved by AutoBackUp, You will receive the following Service Credit for the month and it will be applied to reduce Your next month invoice for the Services:
Less than 99.9% - 10%
Less than 99% - 25%
The foregoing represents Your sole and exclusive remedy for any breach of the performance warranty. You are not eligible for any Service Credit if Your use of the Service is free of charge.
11.2. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE LAWS, IN NO EVENT, WILL EITHER PARTY BE LIABLE TO THE OTHER, OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY, FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
LOSS OF USE
LOSS OF DATA
LOSS OF BUSINESS OR PROFITS
PROCUREMENT COST OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS, SERVICES OR TECHNOLOGY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE BASED ON CONTRACT BREACH, WARRANTY BREACH, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY BREACH, OR OTHERWISE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGE WAS FORESEEABLE OR WHETHER THE PARTY HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. EXCEPT FOR A PARTY’S INDEMNITY OBLIGATIONS HEREUNDER, AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE LAWS, THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF EITHER PARTY HEREUNDER FOR ALL DAMAGES ARISING UNDER OR RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF SERVICES, NOTWITHSTANDING THE FORM (E.G., CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) IN WHICH ANY ACTION IS BROUGHT, SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF REGULAR MONTHLY FEES RECEIVED BY AutoBackUp FROM YOU FOR THE APPLICABLE SERVICES IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE MONTH IN WHICH THE INCIDENT CAUSING THE DAMAGES AROSE.
12.1. You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless AutoBackUp, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against third party all claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) awards, fine, or settlement imposed on Us arising from or relating to Your use of the Services, including but not limited to Your:
willful misconduct or gross negligence,
violation of applicable law,
failure to meet the security obligations required by this Agreement,
misappropriation or infringement of a third party’s intellectual property right,
violation of this Agreement,
12.3. Process. In the event of any third party claim subject to this Section 12, each party shall
provide the other party with prompt written notice upon becoming aware of any such claim;
reasonably cooperate with the other party in defense of such claim;
grant sole and exclusive control over the defense and settlement of any such claim to the indemnifying party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, AutoBackUp will have no liability of any kind to the extent any claim is based on or arises from:
custom functionality provided to You based on Your specific requirements;
any modification of the Services by You or any third party;
the combination of Services with any technology or other services not provided by Us;
Your failure to use updated or modified versions of the Services made available by Us to avoid such a claim. If the Services or Your Data are subject to a claim of infringement of the intellectual property rights of a third party, the indemnifying party may, in its sole discretion, either.
procure the necessary rights to continue to use the Services, content or data alleged to be infringing;
modify the alleged infringing portion to make it non-infringing;
if neither (a) or (b) are commercially feasible, terminate the applicable Service or use of the allegedly infringing portion of Your Data
12.4. The indemnification obligation contained in Section 12.2 shall be Your sole remedy and our sole responsibility concerning infringement claims.
13. General Provisions
13.1. Marketing. You grant AutoBackUp the limited right to use Your company name and logo as a reference for marketing and promotional purposes on the AutoBackUp website and in other public and private communications with new and existing customers. We may seek to use Your name in other materials or contexts but will not do so without obtaining Your prior written approval. If you do not wish to be used as a customer reference, you may opt-out by emailing Us at customersuccess@AutoBackUp.io.
13.2. Export Restrictions. The Services, including any software, documentation and any related technical data included with, or contained in the Services, may be subject to the United States export control laws and regulations. You shall comply with the United States' export laws and regulations and other applicable jurisdictions in providing or using the Services. Without limiting the foregoing:
You represents that it is not named on any United States government list of persons or entities prohibited from receiving exports;
You represents that You will not use the Services in a manner which is prohibited under United States Government export regulations;
You will comply with all United States antiboycott laws and regulations;
You shall not provide the Service to a0third party, or permit any User to access or use the Service in violation of any United States export embargo, prohibition or restriction;
You shall not, and shall not permit any user or a third party to, directly or indirectly, export, re-export or release the Services to any jurisdiction or country to which, or any party to whom, the export, re-export or release is prohibited by applicable law, regulation or rule.
13.3. U.S. Government End User Provisions. We provide the Services to federal government end users solely in accordance with the following: Government technical data and software rights related to the Services include only those rights customarily provided to the public as defined in this Agreement. This customary commercial license is provided in accordance with FAR 12.211 (Technical Data) and FAR 12.212 (Software) and, for Department of Defense transactions, DFAR 252.227‑7015 (Technical Data – Commercial Items) and DFAR 227.7202–3 (Rights in Commercial Computer Software or Computer Software Documentation).
13.4. Assignment. Neither party may assign this Agreement, in whole or in part, without the other party’s prior written consent, except in the case of a merger, reorganization, acquisition, consolidation, or sale of all, or substantially all, of its assets. Any attempt to assign this Agreement other than as permitted herein will be null and void. Without limiting the foregoing, this Agreement will inure to the benefit of and bind the parties’ respective successors and permitted assigns.
13.5. Force Majeure. No failure or omission by the parties hereto in the performance of any obligation of this Agreement shall be deemed a breach of this Agreement, nor shall it create any liability, provided the party uses reasonable efforts to resume performance hereunder if the same shall arise from any cause or causes beyond the reasonable control of the parties, including, but not limited to the following, which, for this Agreement, shall be regarded as beyond the control of the parties in question:
acts of God;
acts or omissions of any governmental entity;
any rules, regulations or orders issued by any governmental authority or any officer, department, agency or instrumentality thereof;
fire, storm, flood, earthquake, accident, war, rebellion, insurrection, riot, strikes and lockouts;
utility or telecommunication failures.
13.6. Governing Law. Except as otherwise provided herein, this Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without regard to conflict/choice of law principles. Any legal action or proceeding arising under this Agreement will be brought exclusively in the federal or state courts located in Monmouth County, in the State of New Jersey, and the parties hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue therein.
13.8. No Agency. The parties are independent contractors and will have no power or authority to assume or create any obligation or responsibility on behalf of each other. This Agreement will not be construed to create or imply any partnership, agency, or joint venture.
13.9. Entire Agreement. This Agreement is the complete and exclusive agreement between the parties concerning the subject matter hereof and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, negotiations and communications (both written and oral) regarding such subject matter.
13.10. Severability. Suppose for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of this Agreement to be unenforceable. In that case, that provision of the Agreement will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible to affect the parties' intent, and the remainder of this Agreement will continue in full force and effect.
13.11. Waiver. Failure of either party to insist on strict performance of any provision herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any rights or remedies that either party shall have and shall not be deemed a waiver of any subsequent default of the terms and conditions thereof.
13.12. Modifications and Amendment. From time to time, we may modify or amend this Agreement or the other documents relating to the Services that are referenced herein. In the event of a material change to this Agreement, We will notify You of such change by emailing the address associated with Your account or sending a message through the Services. The changes will become effective as of the date set forth on such notification. By continuing to use the Services and/or Software, You agree that the terms of the updated version shall apply to all Services and/or Software You have purchased. You may review the then-current version of this Agreement and any of the documentation referenced herein at any time by visiting the AutoBackUp website.
Exhibit A – Data Processing Addendum
This Data Protection Addendum (“DPA”) forms part of the Master Services Agreement (“Agreement”) for the purchase of Services between AutoBackUp and You. The parties acknowledge and accept that each Customer Affiliate may be a Controller in respect of the Personal Data and shall therefore be entitled to benefit from the terms of this Addendum as if it were Customer.
Acceptable Use Policy
AutoBackUp provides data protection, management and archiving services. This Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) describes the proper use of the AutoBackUp services contracted for by You (“You” or “Your”) under the AutoBackUp Terms and Conditions (“Agreement” and the services purchased thereunder “Services”) with AutoBackUp (“Our”, “We”, or “Us”), which references Our AUP. We may suspend or terminate Your Service usage or the Agreement if You or any of Your users violate this AUP. You are solely responsible for the data, content, messages, or other information which You archive, transmit, distribute, display, upload or download via the Services.
You represent and warrant that:
You shall use the Services in only for lawful purposes, and will comply with all applicable laws;
You shall use the Services only for its internal business needs and for no other commercial or third party uses;
Prohibited Actions Related to Use of Services
You are prohibited from using the Services to transmit or store any data, content, messages or other information, in a manner which:
constitutes or encourage a criminal offense, violates the rights of any person or entity, violates any local, state, national, or international law, or any rules or regulations promulgated thereunder;
is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable, harmful or offensive to third parties;
impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary rights of any person or entity;
is fraudulent or advertises or disseminates fraudulent goods, services, schemes, or promotions (i.e., make money fast schemes, chain letters, pyramid schemes);
is harmful including, without limitation, viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs or any other computer programming routines that may damage, interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, program, data or personal information;
distributes software that covertly gathers information about a user, or covertly transmits information about a user.
If You or Your users use the Services to communicate and share or receive personally identifiable information, they must comply with all applicable privacy or data protection laws or regulations. You are responsible for ensuring that:
the messaging service provider You use provides administrative, technological and physical controls required to comply with applicable laws;
You comply with applicable laws, industry best practices, and its own corporate policies when transmitting sensitive information (including ensuring that sensitive documents or sensitive information is encrypted or locked);
You obtain all necessary consents from the individuals it collects personally identifiable information from, and that You accurately communicate how it collects, stores, processes and uses personally identifiable information and when You may share that personally identifiable information with third parties and for what purposes;
Interference with Services Prohibited
You may not engage in any conduct that has a negative effect on Us or Our systems or networks, including, without limitation, overloading servers on the Our network, generating unresolved third-party complaints or complaints which, in Our discretion, impose an unreasonable administrative burden on Us.
You may not access any portion of the Services for which You are not authorized, or attempt to interfere with the Services in any manner. Specifically, You may not, without limitation, engage in, or attempt to engage in, any of the following:
unauthorized access to, or use of the Services, data, or the networks or systems, including any attempt to probe, scan or overload Our system or the Services, or to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization;
unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on any system without express consent;
deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks;
any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Our infrastructure;
any program/script/command, or send messages of any kind, designed to interfere with a user’s terminal session, by any means, locally or by the Internet;
using manual or electronic means to avoid any use limitations placed on the Services, such as timing out;
any attempt to decompile, disassemble, decrypt, extract, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to derive the source code (including the methods, processes, and infrastructure) underlying the Services or any other software connected with the Services.
Refund or credit or claim:
Any Customer account not in good standing on payments is not eligible for SLA credit/refund.
Any client service suspended or disconnected due to violation of the AUP/TOS or any fraud activity is not eligible for any refund or cedit.
Claim or refund or credit may not exceed the full monthly amount of the service they are being applied to, or paying.
Under no circumstance is pornography, Nudity, adult-oriented e-commerce stores or any containing which is inleagale as per indian IT act, permitted to upload or store in autobackup platform.
We reserve the right to revise and update this AUP from time to time. Current Version of AUP: Version 1, Effective May 2020
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