Skuid Terms of Service
These Skuid Terms of Service (the “Agreement”) governs Your purchase and ongoing use of the Skuid Services.
- “Affiliate” means any entity which directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the subject entity. For purposes of this definition, “control” means direct or indirect ownership or control of more than fifty percent (50%) of the voting interests of such entity.
- “Content” means the audio and visual information, documents, software, products, and services contained or made available to You in the course of using the Skuid Services.
- “Data” means electronic data and information submitted by You and stored in the Data Platform, and available to be processed by the Skuid Services, not including Metadata.
- “Data Platform” means the cloud or on-premise platform upon which Your Data resides, and certain application services with which the Skuid Services interoperate. Examples of Data Platform include Customer-maintained data platforms as well as Salesforce.com, Amazon Web Services (“AWS”), Microsoft Azure, Oracle (on premise or cloud), and SAP Hana (on premise or cloud) data platforms.
- “Data Processing Addendum” or “DPA” means the addendum drafted in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”), available upon request at legal [at] skuid.com, and incorporated herein by this reference. By agreeing to the terms of this Agreement, You are agreeing to the terms of the DPA and each of its appendices. For the purposes of the Standard Contractual Clauses attached to the DPA, as applicable, You and each of Your authorized Affiliates are each the data exporter, and Skuid is the data importer.
- “Direct Competition” by You is strictly prohibited and means accessing the Skuid Services to (a) build a competitive product or service, (b) build a product using similar ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Skuid Services, (c) copy any ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Skuid Services; (d) modify or make derivative works based upon the Skuid Services or the Content; (e) reverse engineer the Skuid Services or any component thereof; or (f) copy, frame, or mirror any part or Content of the Skuid Services other than for Your own internal business purposes.
- “Effective Date” means the date You click to accept the terms of this Agreement.
- “Intellectual Property Rights” means unpatented inventions, patent applications, patents, design rights, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, domain name rights, mask work rights, know-how and other trade secret rights, licenses and all other intellectual property rights, derivatives thereof, and forms of protection of a similar nature anywhere in the world.
- “Malicious Code” means computer viruses, worms, time bombs, Trojan horse software and other harmful or malicious code, files, scripts, agents, or programs.
- “Metadata” means configuration data that describes how a Skuid application functions and how it is presented in the user experience for You.
- “Purchased Skuid Services” means Skuid Services that You or Your affiliates purchase, as distinguished from those provided pursuant to a Free Developer Account.
- “Service Administrator” means those Users designated by You who are authorized to purchase Skuid Services subscriptions and to create User accounts and otherwise administer Your use of the Skuid Services.
- “Skuid Credentials” means the username and password that uniquely identifies a User and allows that User to access and use the Skuid Services. Skuid Credentials are stored where the Skuid Services are installed.
- “Skuid Data” means data and/or Metadata You create with the Skuid Services to define and display Your user interfaces, such as new Skuid Pages, Skuid Page Assignments, or Skuid apps, and any customizations made to or with the Skuid Services. Skuid Data is stored where the Skuid Services are installed.
- “Skuid Services” means the online, Web-based applications provided by Skuid that are ordered by You as part of a Free Developer Account or Purchased Skuid Services, including any associated online or offline components, but excluding Third-Party Applications. Skuid Services include software, Content, processes, algorithms, user interfaces, know-how, techniques, designs, and other tangible or intangible technical material or information made available to You by Skuid in providing the Skuid Services. Skuid Services are installed on either Salesforce.com as a Salesforce managed application (“Skuid for Salesforce”) or on AWS as a Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering (“Skuid Platform”).
- “Term” means the contract term, beginning on the Effective Date and ending on the date that is one month or one year (depending on the term you select), as it may have been previously extended, unless terminated earlier as set forth herein.
- “Third-Party Applications” means online, Web-based applications and offline software products that are provided by third parties, interoperate with the Skuid Services, and are identified as third-party applications.
- “User” or “Users” means an individual or individuals who are authorized by You to use the Skuid Services pursuant to a free trial or for whom subscriptions to the Skuid Services have been purchased, and who have been supplied User identifications and passwords by You (or by Skuid at Your request). Users may include, but are not limited to, Your employees, consultants, contractors, and agents.
- “User Guide” means the online documentation for the Skuid Services, accessible through http://help.skuid.com, as updated from time to time.
- “We” or “Us” means Skuid.
- “You” or “Your” means the company or other legal entity for which You are accepting this Agreement, and the Affiliates of that company or entity and/or the individual entering this Agreement on behalf of such entity, as indicated by context.
You agree to the terms of this Agreement by clicking to accept its terms, or by completing the registration process for a Free Developer Account. You acknowledge that an active subscription to a Data Platform service is required for use of the Skuid Services. The person signing this Agreement represents that s/he is entering into this Agreement on behalf of a company or legal entity, and that s/he has the authority to bind such entity to this Agreement. If You do not have such authority, or if You do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, You must not accept this Agreement and may not use the Skuid Services.
Free Developer Account
- Free Developer Account Term. Skuid may make Skuid Services available on a trial basis free of charge to no more than two (2) Users designated by You (the “Free Developer Account”) until the earlier of (a) one year after Your acceptance of this Agreement or any renewal of the Free Developer Account, (b) the start date of any Purchased Skuid Services ordered by You, or (c) the date Skuid determines, in its sole discretion, for any reason or no reason, to terminate a Free Developer Account. Additional Free Developer Account terms and conditions may appear on the registration web page. Any such additional terms and conditions are incorporated into this Agreement by reference and are legally binding.
- Free Developer Account Data. Any Skuid Data You create with the Skuid Services and any customizations made to or with the Skuid Services by or for You during Your Free Developer Account term will be inaccessible to You after the Free Developer Account term unless You purchase a subscription to the same Skuid Services as those covered by the Trial, purchase upgraded Skuid Services, or export such Skuid Data before the end of the Free Developer Account Term.
- Free Developer Account Users. You may have 2 individual Users, who must be Your employees or consultants and who cannot be employed by or providing services for competitors of Skuid. After the Free Developer Account term expires, Your right to use the Skuid Services will terminate if You have not upgraded to a paid subscription.
- Free Developer Account Warranty. During the Free Developer Account term, the terms of Section 10 (Warranties and Disclaimers) shall not apply, and the Skuid Services are provided “AS-IS” without any warranty, including, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
- Free Developer Account Support. We may, but shall have no obligation to provide telephonic or online support for the Skuid Services during the Free Developer Account term.
- Free Developer Account Restrictions. A User subscription may not be shared or used by more than one individual User, but may be reassigned from time to time to a new User who is replacing a former User who has terminated employment or otherwise changed job status or function and no longer uses the Skuid Services.
Purchased Skuid Services
- Provision of Purchased Skuid Services. We will make the Purchased Skuid Services available to You pursuant to this Agreement during the Term. You are purchasing the “basic” Skuid Services under this Agreement, which: (i) limits Users to accessing one (1) Data source; and (ii) does not include any app templates. Moreover, Your use of the Skuid Services is limited to the platform which You have selected. If you are purchasing Skuid for Salesforce, You will need to enter into a separate agreement to access Skuid Platform, and if You are purchasing Skuid Platform, You will need to enter into a separate agreement to access Skuid for Salesforce. The Skuid Services purchased under this Agreement do not include Skuid’s native mobile application, or any other Skuid products that are currently available or that may be developed in the future. You agree that Your purchases hereunder are neither contingent on the delivery of any future functionality or features nor dependent on any oral or written public comments made by Us regarding future functionality or features.
- Updates to Skuid Services. Skuid may update the Skuid Services in its sole discretion, with each update to be provided to You as is made available by Skuid to any of its customers. Updates that are required to bring You into compliance with any applicable laws will be provided at least thirty (30) days before compliance is required by such laws, or as soon as is practicable. Updates to the Skuid Services will be deemed part of the Skuid Services.
- User Conditions. Unless otherwise specified in the applicable Order Form:
- Skuid Services are purchased as user subscriptions and may be accessed by no more than the specified number of Users;
- The purchase of additional subscriptions will be subject to the following: (i) added subscriptions will be coterminous with the preexisting Term (either initial Term or renewal Term); (ii) the monthly subscription fee for the added subscriptions shall be the same as the preexisting subscriptions; and (iii) subscriptions added in the middle of a billing month will be charged in full for that billing month.
- User subscriptions are for designated Users and may not be shared or used by more than one User; however, a subscription may be reassigned to a new User to replace a former User who no longer uses the Skuid Services.
Use of the Skuid Services
- Skuid's Responsibilities
- Skuid shall provide the Skuid Services only according to applicable laws and government regulations.
- For Purchased Skuid Services, Skuid shall provide at no additional charge during the Term (i) online access to updates of the Skuid Services; and (ii) basic online support services, including community support webpages at https://community.skuid.com/, online help webpages and user documentation for the Skuid Services at https://docs.skuid.com/.
- Skuid will maintain administrative and technical safeguards for protection, security, confidentiality, and integrity of Skuid Data and Skuid Credentials on the Skuid Platform offering only. These safeguards are provided by Salesforce.com for the Skuid for Salesforce offering. Such safeguards will include measures for preventing access, use, modification, or disclosure of Skuid Data and Skuid Credentials by anyone other than Your personnel and Skuid’s personnel, except (a) to provide the Skuid Services and prevent or address service or technical problems, (b) as expressly permitted in writing by You, or (c) as compelled by law. To the extent that Skuid processes any Personal Data (as defined in the DPA) on Your behalf in the provision of Skuid Services, the terms and conditions of the DPA shall apply.
- Your Responsibilities
- The Skuid Services provided under this Agreement are solely for Your benefit and may not be accessed by any third parties.
- You acknowledge that the Skuid Services may experience interruptions arising out of limitations, delays, and other problems commonly occurring in the use of the Internet, use of Your Data Platform, use of other cloud platforms, and use of computer communications. You acknowledge that Skuid is not responsible for damages, including, but not limited to, incidental or consequential damages arising from such interruptions.
- You shall be responsible for maintaining security of Your Data on the Data Platform(s) that You access with the Skuid Services.
- Prohibited Uses You shall not:
- Make the Skuid Services available to any third party;
- Access the Skuid Services in Direct Competition with Skuid, or permit access to the Skuid Services to a person or entity that You know or should reasonably know is in Direct Competition with Skuid;
- Sell, resell, rent, or lease the Skuid Services;
- Access the Skuid Services for purposes of monitoring their availability, performance or functionality, or for any other benchmarking, competitive or anti-competitive purposes;
- Use the Skuid Services to store, transmit, or publish infringing, libelous, or otherwise unlawful or tortious material, material in violation of third-party privacy rights, personal information in violation of any applicable law, financial information of Your members or constituents, or material containing Malicious Code;
- Provide access to the Skuid Services to any user, parent, affiliate or subsidiary organized or existing under the laws of a country or territory embargoed by the United States.
- Usage Limitations. Skuid Services may be subject to other limitations as described in the Master Subscription Agreement between You and Your Data Platform provider(s) and/or specified in Your Data Platform provider(s) user guide, such as limits on disk storage space, or limits on the number of calls You are permitted to make against the application programming interface. Some Data Platform providers give real-time information to enable You to monitor Your compliance with such limitations.
Third-Party Providers and Skuid Services
- Data Platform. To access the Skuid Services, You acknowledge that You have agreed to the terms provided by Your Data Platform provider as detailed in the provider’s applicable license or subscription agreement (the “Data Platform Agreement”). You shall be solely responsible for compliance with the terms and conditions of any such Data Platform Agreement.
- Data Source. In order to use Skuid Services, You must configure access to a data source (e.g. Salesforce, AWS, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics, or other) as desired. You and/or Your data source provider is responsible for ensuring proper data protection and security practices are implemented and maintained. Skuid shall not be responsible for any damages resulting from a data breach caused by Your data source provider or by Your failure to adhere to the terms and conditions of any applicable Data Platform Agreement. For the Skuid Platform only, in order to connect to and authenticate Your desired data source, and depending upon the authentication method used, You may be asked to provide credentials, tokens, and/or keys to access the data sources, which, depending on Your elected admin configuration, will be stored on the Skuid Platform in a strongly encrypted form.
- Third Party Applications. If You install or enable Third-Party Applications for use with the Skuid Services, Skuid shall not be responsible for any disclosure, modification, or deletion of Data resulting from any such access by Third-Party Application providers.
Fees and Payment for Purchased Skuid Services
- User Fees. You shall pay monthly or annually (as selected by You) in advance all fees specified for the Skuid Services You have selected. The initial charges will be equal to the current number of total user subscriptions requested times the user subscription fee currently in effect. Except as otherwise specified herein, (i) fees are quoted and payable in United States dollars (ii) fees are based on the Skuid Services purchased and not actual usage, (iii) payment obligations are non-cancelable and fees paid are non-refundable, and (iv) the number of user subscriptions purchased cannot be decreased during the relevant term. User subscription fees are based on periods that begin on the Effective Date and continue until terminated pursuant to Section 13 (Term and Termination), below.
- Invoicing and Payment. You will provide Skuid with valid and updated credit card information, and You authorize Skuid to charge such credit for the Skuid Services You have selected. Such charges shall be made monthly or annually in advance (as selected by You).
- Billing Information. You agree to provide Us with complete and accurate credit card, billing, and contact information. This information includes Your legal company name, street address, email address, and name and telephone number of an authorized billing contact and Service Administrator. You agree to update this information within 10 days of any change to it. If the contact information You have provided is fraudulent, Skuid reserves the right to terminate Your access to the Skuid Services without notice, in addition to any other legal remedies. Skuid uses a PCI-DSS Level 1 compliant third-party as a merchant service provider, which hosts the Skuid payment pages. As a result, your credit card information is sent directly to the third-party, and is not received or stored by Skuid.
- Suspension of Skuid Services If any payment by credit card owing by You under this or any other Agreement for Skuid Services is 10 or more days overdue, Skuid may, without limiting its other rights and remedies, suspend Your access to the Skuid Services until all outstanding amounts are paid in full.
- Payment Disputes To receive an adjustment or credit for any billing errors, You must contact Skuid in writing within 30 days of the date of the credit card charge containing the amount in question. Skuid shall not exercise its rights under Section 7.4 (Suspension of Skuid Services) if the applicable charges are under reasonable and good-faith dispute and You are cooperating diligently to resolve the dispute.
- Taxes. Unless otherwise stated, Skuid’s fees do not include any taxes, levies, duties, or similar governmental assessments of any nature, including, but not limited to, value-added, sales, use, or withholding taxes, assessable by any local, state, provincial, federal, or foreign jurisdiction (collectively, “taxes”). You are responsible for paying all taxes that may be associated with Your purchases hereunder. If Skuid pays taxes for which You are responsible, any amount paid, plus all costs and expenses incurred by Skuid, relative to such taxes shall be invoiced to and paid by You.
- Reconnection Fee. We reserve the right to impose a reconnection fee in the event (i) Your access to the Skuid Services is suspended because of nonpayment; or (ii) Your access to Your Data Platform(s) has been suspended, and thereafter You request access using the Skuid Services.
- Reservation of Rights. Subject to the limited rights expressly granted hereunder, Skuid reserves all rights, title, and interest in and to the Skuid Services, including all related Intellectual Property Rights. No rights are granted to You hereunder other than as expressly set forth herein. Skuid alone (and its licensors, where applicable) shall own all rights, title, and interest, including all related Intellectual Property Rights, in and to Skuid’s technology, content and the Skuid Services, and any ideas, suggestions, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations, or other information (collectively, the “Ideas”) provided by You or any other party relating to the Skuid Services. Skuid may, in its sole discretion, incorporate any Ideas into the Skuid Services. This Agreement is not a sale and does not convey to You any rights of ownership in or related to the Skuid Services, technology, or the Intellectual Property Rights owned by Skuid.
- Ownership of Your Data. You will retain all rights, title, and interest in and to any Data, information, or materials provided by You, including Skuid Data.
- Federal Government End Use Provisions. Skuid provides the Skuid Services, including related software and technology, for ultimate federal government end use solely according to the following: Government technical data and software rights related to the Skuid Services include only those rights customarily provided to the public as defined in this Agreement. This customary commercial license is provided according to 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). If a government agency has a need for rights not conveyed under these terms, it must negotiate with Skuid to determine if there are acceptable terms for transferring such rights, and a mutually acceptable written addendum specifically conveying such rights must be included in any applicable contract or agreement.
- Infringement. You will promptly notify Skuid if You learn of a violation of any of Skuid’s Intellectual Property Rights. Skuid may, but will not be obligated to, prosecute such violation at Skuid’s expense and to retain the full amount of any sums recovered as damages. You will provide Skuid with reasonable cooperation in any such action at Skuid’s expense. Provided, however, if any violation relates to Your or any of Your User’s actions or failure to act, You shall be responsible for all damages and expenses, including attorney fees, associated therewith as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction or other trier of fact, to the extent that such action is finally determined to have resulted from Your negligence or willful misconduct.
- Definition of Confidential Information. As used herein, “Confidential Information” means all confidential information disclosed by a party (“Disclosing Party”) to the other party (“Receiving Party”), whether orally or in writing, that is designated as confidential or that reasonably should be understood to be confidential given the nature of the information and the circumstances of disclosure. Without limiting the foregoing, Confidential Information of each party shall include business and marketing plans, technology and technical information, formulas, concepts, product plans and designs, and business processes disclosed by such party. Your Confidential Information shall include Your Data; Skuid’s Confidential Information shall include the Skuid Services and all pricing terms. However, Confidential Information shall not include any information that (i) is or becomes generally known to the public without breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party, (ii) was known to the Receiving Party prior to its disclosure by the Disclosing Party without breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party, (iii) is received from a third party without breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party, or (iv) was independently developed by the Receiving Party without the breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party.
- Protection of Confidential Information. Except as otherwise permitted in writing by the Disclosing Party, Confidential Information shall be received and maintained by the Receiving Party in the strictest confidence in accordance with applicable law, and shall not be disclosed to any third party. The Receiving Party shall use the same degree of care that it uses to protect the confidentiality of its own Confidential Information of like kind (but in no event less than reasonable care) and shall limit access to Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party to those of its employees, contractors, and agents who need such access for purposes consistent with this Agreement and who have signed confidentiality agreements with the Receiving Party containing protections no less stringent than those herein. Furthermore, neither party shall use such Confidential Information for any purpose other than those purposes specified in this Agreement.
- Compelled Disclosure. The Receiving Party may disclose Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party if it is compelled by law to do so, provided the Receiving Party gives the Disclosing Party prompt prior notice of such compelled disclosure to allow the Disclosing Party a reasonable opportunity to contest the disclosure (to the extent legally permitted) and reasonable assistance, at the Disclosing Party's cost, if the Disclosing Party wishes to contest the disclosure. If the Receiving Party is compelled by law to disclose the Disclosing Party's Confidential Information as part of a civil or criminal proceeding to which the Disclosing Party is a party, and the Disclosing Party is not contesting the disclosure, the Disclosing Party will reimburse the Receiving Party for its reasonable cost of compiling and providing secure access to such Confidential Information.
- Privacy and Disclosure. Skuid will not access Your networks or access or use any personal data or Your sensitive business information under this Agreement, except when requested by You, and Skuid will not review, use, process, disclose, or otherwise handle such information. To the extent applicable for the activities contemplated under this Agreement, Skuid will comply with all applicable privacy and security laws to which it is subject, and will not, by act or omission, place You in violation of any applicable privacy or security law.
- Communications from Skuid Users may be asked whether or not they wish to opt in to receive marketing and other noncritical Skuid Services-related communications from Skuid from time to time. Users may opt out of receiving such communications at any subsequent time by changing their preference under Personal Setup. Note that because the Skuid Services is a hosted, online application, Skuid occasionally may need to notify all Users (whether or not they have opted in as described above) of important announcements regarding the operation of the Skuid Services.
- Customer Reference; Trademark Licence.Each party may display on its website and in sales presentation collateral the company logo of the other party, and may identify Customer as a customer of Skuid in the ordinary course of business. Any other use of a party’s logo shall be upon prior written approval only.
For the purposes of the foregoing, each party (“Licensor”) grants to the other party (“Licensee”) a limited non-transferable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, license to use Licensor’s trademarks and logos specifically identified by Licensor (the “Marks”). Licensor may immediately terminate Licensee’s license to use the Marks, if Licensor, in its sole discretion, believes Licensee’s use disparages, dilutes, tarnishes or blurs the value of Licensor’s Marks. Licensee shall use the Marks exactly in the form provided and in conformance with any trademark usage policies that Licensor may communicate to Licensee from time to time. Licensee shall place a ®, ™, or © symbol, as appropriate, with the Marks as requested by Licensor. Any rights not expressly granted by Licensor to Licensee are reserved to Licensor, and all implied licenses are disclaimed. Licensee shall not exceed the scope of the license granted hereunder. Title to and ownership of Licensor’s Marks (including without limitation, all rights therein under copyright, trademark, trade secret and similar laws) shall remain with Licensor. Licensee acknowledges that its use of Licensor’s Marks will not create in it, nor will it represent it has, any right, title or interest in or to the Marks, other than the limited license granted by Licensor herein. Licensee will not challenge the validity of or attempt to register any of the Marks or its interest therein as a licensee, nor will it adopt any derivative or confusingly similar names, brands, marks, or domain names, or create any combination marks with Licensor’s Marks. Licensee acknowledges Licensor’s ownership and exclusive right to use Licensor’s Marks and agrees that all goodwill arising as a result of the use of Licensor’s Marks shall inure to the benefit of Licensor. Upon expiration or termination of this Agreement, the rights granted to Licensee pursuant to this Section 9.6 will terminate, and Licensee will immediately cease use of any of Licensor’s Marks.
Warranties and Disclosures
- Limited Warranty. Skuid does not guarantee or warrant that Purchased Skuid Services will properly function with the software of any third party unless specifically so stated herein. Skuid warrants that Purchased Skuid Services will perform substantially in accordance with the User Guide, so long as You follow the instructions provided. The foregoing warranty is void if the failure of the Skuid Services is due to Your act or failure to act (including, but not limited to, using the latest version or updates made available to You at no cost by Skuid), the acts of others, or events beyond Skuid’s reasonable control.
- Limitation of Warranty. Except as otherwise specifically stated herein, You understand and agree that the Skuid Services are provided “as is” and, Skuid disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Skuid makes no warranty or representation regarding the results that may be obtained from the use of the Skuid Services, regarding the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through the Skuid Services, or that the Skuid Services will meet Your requirements, or be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free. Use of the Skuid Services is at Your sole discretion and risk. Except with respect to breach by Skuid of Section 9 (Confidentiality), You will be solely responsible for any damages resulting from Your use of the Skuid Services. Except with respect to breach by Skuid of Section 9 (Confidentiality) or Section 10.1 (Limited Warranty), the entire risk arising out of use or performance of the Skuid Services remains with You.
- Mutual Warranties. Each party represents and warrants that (i) it has the legal power to enter into this Agreement, and (ii) it will not transmit to the other party any Malicious Code.
- By You. You will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Skuid against any claim, demand, suit, or proceeding (“Claim”) made or brought against Skuid relating to (i) the content or use of Your Data, or (ii) Your use of the Skuid Services in violation of any term of this Agreement, provided that Skuid (a) promptly gives You written notice of the Claim; (b) gives You sole control of the defense and settlement of the Claim (provided that You may not, without Skuid’s prior approval, settle any Claim unless the settlement unconditionally release Skuid of all liability); and (c) provide to You all reasonable assistance, at Your expense.
- By Skuid. Skuid will indemnify, defend, and hold You harmless against any Claim made or brought against You alleging that the use of the Skuid Services as permitted hereunder infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property rights of a third party. Skuid’s obligations in this Section 12 are void if You fail to (a) give prompt written notice of the Claim; (b) give Skuid sole control of the defense and settlement of the Claim (provided that Skuid may not, without Your prior approval, settle any Claim unless the settlement unconditionally releases You of all liability); and (c) provide to Skuid all reasonable assistance, at Skuid’s expense.
- Injunction. If an injunction is issued against Your use of the Skuid Services due to a covered infringement, or if in Skuid’s judgment any Skuid Services are likely to become the subject of a successful claim of infringement, Skuid may at its option and expense: (i) procure for You the right to use such services, or (ii) replace or modify such services so they become noninfringing, or if options (i) and (ii) are not available despite Skuid’s commercially reasonable efforts, (iii) terminate the subscriptions granted under this Agreement, disable Your access to the Skuid Services, and refund to You an amount equal to the pro rata Subscription Fee paid by You for the remainder of the term. If you are using the Skuid Services under a Free Developer Account and injunction is issued or is likely to be issued, Skuid, in its sole discretion may terminate the subscriptions, and Skuid shall have no further monetary or other obligation to You. Skuid shall have no obligation to You to the extent a Claim arises from (i) any modification of the Skuid Services not performed by Skuid or (ii) any failure to use corrections or enhancements made available to You that would have rendered the Skuid Services non-infringing, or (iii) any use of the Skuid Services in combination with any product or information not supplied or recommended by Skuid except where combination is required to utilize the Skuid Services. Sections 11.2 and 11.3 state Skuid’s sole liability to You, and Your exclusive remedy against Skuid for any type of Claim described in this Section.
Limitation of Liability
- Limitation of Liability. Except with respect to breaches of Section 9 (Confidentiality) or Section 11 (Indemnification), in no event shall Skuid be liable for: (i) any claim arising under or relating to this Agreement, the Skuid Services or any other services provided by Skuid under any theory of liability including contract, strict liability, indemnity, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, or for any special, indirect, incidental, exemplary, punitive, consequential damages, loss of revenues or loss or inaccuracy of Data or cost of procurement of substitute goods, services or technology, even if Skuid has been notified of the possibility of such damages; or (ii) damages in excess of the amount of fees paid by You under this Agreement during the 12 months prior to the event giving rise to the claim. Limitation of liability for transfer, protection, storage, security, or confidentiality of Your Data is governed by Your Data Platform Agreement.
- Exclusion of Consequential and Related Damages. Except with respect to breaches of Section 9 (Confidentiality) or Section 11 (Indemnification), in no event shall either party have any liability to the other party for any lost profits or revenues or for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, cover or punitive damages however caused, whether in contract, tort or under any other theory of liability, and whether or not the party has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing disclaimer shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
Terms and Termination
- Term of Agreement. This Agreement commences on the Effective Date and continues, unless earlier terminated, until the end of the 1-month or 1-year term (as selected by You). If You elect to use the Skuid Services for a Free Developer Account and do not opt-in to continue the account at the end of the term, this Agreement will terminate at the end of the one year Free Developer Account term. In addition, Skuid may terminate a Free Developer Account at any time for any reason or no reason in Skuid’s sole discretion.
- Renewals. Skuid charges and collects in advance for use of the Skuid Services. Subscriptions will automatically renew for additional periods equal to the length of the expiring subscription term, unless either party gives notice of nonrenewal at least fifteen (15) days prior to the end of the Term, as it may have been previously extended. The renewal charge will be equal to the then-current number of total user subscriptions times the then-current, generally applicable subscription fee.
- Termination for Cause. A party may terminate this Agreement for cause: (i) upon ten (10) days written notice to the other party of a material breach, if the breach remains uncured at the expiration of such period, or (ii) if the other party becomes the subject of a petition in bankruptcy or any other proceeding relating to insolvency, receivership, liquidation, or assignment for the benefit of creditors.
- Refund or Payment upon Termination. Upon any termination for cause by You, Skuid will refund any prepaid fees covering the remainder of the Term of all subscriptions after the effective date of termination. Upon any termination for cause by Skuid, You will not be entitled to a refund of any prepaid fees. You will pay any unpaid subscription fees otherwise due as of the termination date, and You will pay any other outstanding balances owed to Skuid.
- Return of Your Metadata. Skuid will provide Your Metadata to You upon request.
- Surviving Provisions. Sections 7 (Fees and Payment for Purchased Services), 8 (Proprietary Rights), 9 (Confidentiality), 11 (Indemnification ), 12 (Limitation of Liability), and 14 (Additional Provisions) shall survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement.
- Export Compliance. Each party shall comply with the export laws and regulations of the United States and other applicable jurisdictions in providing and using the Skuid Services. Without limiting the foregoing, (i) each party represents that it is not named on any U.S. government list of persons or entities prohibited from receiving exports, (ii) You shall not permit Users to access or use the Skuid Services in violation of any U.S. export embargo, prohibition, or restriction, and (iv) You will not export, re-export, divert, transfer, or disclose any portion of the Skuid Services or any related technical information or materials, directly or indirectly, in violation of any applicable export law or regulation.
- Relationship of the Parties. The parties are independent contractors. This Agreement does not create a partnership, franchise, joint venture, agency, fiduciary, or employment relationship between the parties. There are no third-party beneficiaries to this Agreement.
- Waiver and Cumulative Remedies. No waiver of any provision of this Agreement will be effective unless in writing and signed by the party against whom such waiver is sought to be enforced. A waiver of any provision of this Agreement by either party will not be construed as a waiver of any other provision of this Agreement, nor will such waiver operate as or be construed as a waiver of such provision respecting any future event or circumstance. Other than as expressly stated herein, the remedies provided herein are in addition to, and not exclusive of, any other remedies of a party at law or in equity.
- Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, the provision shall be modified by the court and interpreted so as best to accomplish the objectives of the original provision to the fullest extent permitted by law, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in effect.
- Notices. If notice or demand is required or permitted to be given or served by either party to this Agreement to or on the other, the notice or demand must be given or served in writing and served personally or forwarded by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, or by guaranteed overnight courier service, addressed to Skuid at 605 Chestnut Street, Suite 700, Chattanooga, TN 37450 or legal [at] skuid.com, or to You at the email address You have provided. The date of service of a notice served by mail or overnight courier service will be the date of receipt or refusal of receipt. Either party may change its address by written notice to the other.
- Governing Law and Jurisdiction. This Agreement and the respective rights and obligations of the parties hereto shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee and controlling United States law, without giving effect to choice of law principles. The parties hereto consent to the jurisdiction of the courts in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
- Waiver of Jury Trial. Each party hereby waives any right to jury trial in connection with any action or litigation in any way arising out of or related to this Agreement.
- Attorney Fees. Should either party bring an action to enforce the terms of this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs from the other party.
- Language and Headings. This Agreement has been prepared in the English language and such version shall be controlling in all respects and any non-English version of this Agreement is solely for accommodation purposes. The captions and headings appearing in this Agreement are for reference only and will not be considered in construing this Agreement.
- Assignment. Neither party may assign any of its rights or obligations hereunder, whether by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the other party (not to be unreasonably withheld). Notwithstanding the foregoing, Skuid may assign this Agreement in its entirety, without Your consent, to its Affiliate or in connection with a merger, acquisition, corporate reorganization, or sale of all or substantially all of its assets not involving a direct competitor of the other party. A party’s sole remedy for any purported assignment by the other party in breach of this paragraph shall be, at the non-assigning party’s election, termination of this Agreement upon written notice to the assigning party. Subject to the foregoing, this Agreement shall bind and inure to the benefit of the parties, their respective successors and permitted assigns.
- Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, proposals, or representations, written or oral, concerning its subject matter. No modification, amendment, or waiver of any provision of this Agreement shall be effective unless in writing and either signed or accepted electronically by the party against whom the modification, amendment or waiver is to be asserted. Notwithstanding any language to the contrary therein, no terms or conditions stated in forms (such as purchase orders or invoices) provided by either party with preprinted or “boilerplate” language shall be incorporated into or form any part of this Agreement, and all such terms or conditions shall be null and void.
- Force Majeure. Except for Your payment obligations, neither party shall be liable to the other for any loss or damage due to delay or failure to perform due to flood, riot, insurrection, fire, earthquake, strike, communication line failure and power failure, explosion, act of God, death or incapacitating illness or injury to key personnel, or any other force or cause beyond the reasonable control of the party.