This Software as a Service Agreement is a binding agreement between Fire Avert, LLC, a Utah limited liability company with offices located at 1655 West Maple Street, Mapleton, Utah 84664 (“Provider”), and the person or entity identified on the Estimate as the customer of the Services (“Customer”). Provider and Customer may be referred to herein collectively as the “Parties” or individually as a “Party.”
PROVIDER PROVIDES THE SOFTWARE SOLELY ON THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT AND ON THE CONDITION THAT CUSTOMER ACCEPTS AND COMPLIES WITH THEM. BY SIGNING THE ESTIMATE YOU (A) ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE THAT CUSTOMER IS LEGALLY BOUND BY ITS TERMS. IF CUSTOMER DOES NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, PROVIDER WILL NOT AND DOES NOT LICENSE THE SERVICES TO CUSTOMER AND YOU MUST NOT USE THE SERVICES OR DOCUMENTATION.
1.1. “Aggregated Statistics” means data and information related to Customer’s use of the Services that is used by Provider in an aggregate and anonymized manner, including to compile statistical and performance information related to the provision and operation of the Services.
1.2. “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.
1.3. “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.
1.4. “Documentation” means Provider’s end user documentation relating to the Services provided by Provider to Customer either electronically or in hard copy form.
1.5. “Estimate” means the estimate filled out and submitted by or on behalf of Customer, and accepted by Provider, for Customer’s purchase of the license for the Services granted under this Agreement.
1.6. “Provider IP” means the Services, the Documentation, and any and all intellectual property provided to Customer or any Authorized User in connection with the foregoing. For the avoidance of doubt, Provider 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.
1.7. “Services” means the software-as-a-service offering described in the Estimate.
2. Access and Use.
2.1. Provision of Access. Subject to and conditioned on Customer’s payment of Fees and compliance with all other terms and conditions of this Agreement, Provider hereby grants Customer a non-exclusive, non-transferable (except in compliance with Section 10.1) 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. Provider shall provide to Customer the necessary passwords and network links or connections to allow Customer to access the Services.
2.2. Documentation License. Subject to the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement, Provider hereby grants to Customer a non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable (except in compliance with Section 10.1) license to use the Documentation during the Term solely for Customer’s internal business purposes in connection with its use of the Services.
2.3. Use Restrictions. Customer shall not use the Services for any purposes beyond the scope of the access granted in this Agreement. Customer shall not at any time, directly or indirectly, and shall not permit any Authorized Users to: (i) copy, modify, or create derivative works of the Services or Documentation, in whole or in part; (ii) rent, lease, lend, sell, license, sublicense, assign, distribute, publish, transfer, or otherwise make available the Services or Documentation, without written approval from Provider; (iii) reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, decode, adapt, or otherwise attempt to derive or gain access to any software component of the Services, in whole or in part; (iv) remove any proprietary notices from the Services or Documentation; or (v) use the Services or Documentation in any manner or for any purpose that infringes, misappropriates, or otherwise violates any intellectual property right or other right of any person, or that violates any applicable law.
2.4. Reservation of Rights. Provider 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 Provider IP.
2.5. Suspension. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, Provider may temporarily suspend Customer’s and any Authorized End User’s access to any portion or all of the Services if: (i) Provider reasonably determines that (A) there is a threat or attack on any of the Provider IP; (B) Customer’s or any Authorized End User’s use of the Provider IP disrupts or poses a security risk to the Provider IP or to any other customer or vendor of Provider; (C) Customer, or any Authorized End User, is using the Provider IP for fraudulent or illegal activities; (ii) any vendor of Provider has suspended or terminated Provider’s access to or use of any third-party services or products required to enable Customer to access the Services.
2.6. Aggregated Statistics. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, Provider may monitor Customer’s use of the Services and collect and compile Aggregated Statistics. As between Provider and Customer, all right, title, and interest in Aggregated Statistics, and all intellectual property rights therein, belong to and are retained solely by Provider; provided, however, that the foregoing shall not grant Fire Avert any rights in or to Customer’s name or trademarks. Customer acknowledges that Provider may compile Aggregated Statistics based on Customer Data input into the Services. Customer agrees that Provider 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 however, that Customer may request Aggregated Statistical documentation for its own review and benefit.
The license and access rights granted hereunder entitles Customer to standard support services from Provider. Provider will provide 24/7 phone support for any Fire Avert Pro Customer or Authorized Agent.
4. Fees and Payment.
4.1. Fees. Customer shall pay Provider the fees (“Fees”) as set forth in the Estimate without offset or deduction. Customer shall make all payments hereunder in US dollars. Customer shall make all payments hereunder via check, credit card, or ACH; Credit Card Payments will be charged a 3% surcharge to cover transaction charges.
4.2. Fee Changes. Provider may increase the Fees payable by Customer at the beginning of each Renewal Term, provided that Provider shall give at least ninety (90) days’ prior written notice of such increase, and either Party can terminate this Agreement in accordance with Section 9.
4.3. Taxes. All Fees and other amounts payable by Customer under this Agreement are exclusive of taxes and similar assessments. Customer is responsible for all sales, use, and excise taxes, and any other similar taxes, duties, and charges of any kind imposed by any federal, state, or local governmental or regulatory authority on any amounts payable by Customer hereunder, other than any taxes imposed on Provider’s income. Each invoice shall include any and all sales, use, and excise to be paid by Customer.
5. Intellectual Property Ownership; Feedback.
5.1. Provider IP. Customer acknowledges that, as between Customer and Provider, Provider owns all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Provider IP.
5.2. Customer Data. Provider acknowledges that, as between Provider and Customer, Customer owns all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Customer Data. Customer hereby grants to Provider a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license 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 Provider to provide the Services to Customer, and a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide license to reproduce, distribute, modify, and otherwise use and display Customer Data incorporated within the Aggregated Statistics.
5.3. Feedback. If Customer or its employees or contractors sends or transmits any communications or materials to Provider by mail, email, telephone, or otherwise, suggesting or recommending changes to the Provider IP, including without limitation, new features or functionality relating thereto, or any comments, questions, suggestions, or the like (“Feedback”), Provider is free to use such Feedback irrespective of any other obligation or limitation between the Parties governing such Feedback.
6. Limited Warranty
Provider warrants that during the Term, the Services will perform materially as described in the Limited Warranty Documentation.
7. Limitations of Liability.
EXCEPT FOR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFULL MISCONDUCT, IN NO EVENT WILL PROVIDER BE LIABLE UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, AND OTHERWISE, FOR ANY: (a) CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, ENHANCED, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES; (b) INCREASED COSTS, DIMINUTION IN VALUE OR LOST BUSINESS, PRODUCTION, REVENUES, OR PROFITS; (c) LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION; (d) USE, INABILITY TO USE, LOSS, INTERRUPTION, DELAY OR RECOVERY OF ANY DATA, OR BREACH OF DATA OR SYSTEM SECURITY; OR (e) COST OF REPLACEMENT GOODS OR SERVICES, IN EACH CASE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER PROVIDER WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES OR SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES WERE OTHERWISE FORESEEABLE. EXCEPT FOR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFULL MISCONDUCT, IN NO EVENT WILL PROVIDER’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, AND OTHERWISE EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNTS PAID TO PROVIDER UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM.
8. Term and Termination.
8.1. Term. This Agreement will automatically renew for additional successive one (1) year terms unless earlier terminated pursuant to this Agreement’s express provisions or either Party gives the other Party written notice of non-renewal at least seventy-five (75) days prior to the expiration of the then-current term (each a “Renewal Term” and together with the Initial Term, the “Term”).
8.2. Termination. In addition to any other express termination right set forth in this Agreement:
8.2.1. Provider may terminate this Agreement, effective on written notice to Customer, if Customer: (A) fails to pay any amount when due hereunder, and such failure continues more than thirty (30) days after Provider’s delivery of written notice thereof; or (B) breaches any of its obligations under this agreement, and such continues more than thirty (30) days after Provider’s delivery of written notice thereof to Customer;
8.2.2. If Customer sells the Property, Customer may (a) assign this Agreement to the purchaser of the Property, subject to Section 9, or (b) terminate this Agreement, subject to Section 8.3.
8.2.3. Either Party may terminate this Agreement, effective on written notice to the other Party, if the other Party breaches this Agreement, and such breach: (A) is incapable of cure; or (B) being capable of cure, remains uncured thirty (30) days after the non-breaching Party provides the breaching Party with written notice of such breach; or
8.2.4. Either Party may terminate this Agreement, effective immediately upon written notice to the other Party, if the other Party: (A) becomes insolvent or is generally unable to pay, or fails to pay, its debts as they become due; (B) files or has filed against it, a petition for voluntary or involuntary bankruptcy or otherwise becomes subject, voluntarily or involuntarily, to any proceeding under any domestic or foreign bankruptcy or insolvency law; (C) makes or seeks to make a general assignment for the benefit of its creditors; or (D) applies for or has appointed a receiver, trustee, custodian, or similar agent appointed by order of any court of competent jurisdiction to take charge of or sell any material portion of its property or business.
8.3. Termination Fee.
If Provider terminates this Agreement pursuant to Section 8.2.1, Section 8.2.3, or Section 8.2.4, or if Customer terminates this Agreement for any other reason not set forth in Section 8.2.3, or Section 8.2.4, Customer shall pay to Provider the Early Termination Fee equal to half the remaining value of the contract.
Neither Party may assign any of its rights or delegate any of its obligations hereunder, in each case whether voluntarily, involuntarily, by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the other Party. Any purported assignment or delegation in violation of this Section 9 will be null and void. No assignment or delegation will relieve the assigning or delegating Party of any of its obligations hereunder. This Agreement is binding upon and inures to the benefit of the Parties and their respective permitted successors and assigns.