Terms of Service
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Company is in the business of providing bookkeeping, accounting, and Chief Financial Officer services (“Services”) to individuals and businesses (“Customers”). Customers may engage Company for Services by contacting email@example.com.
Fees and Payment.
Monthly fee will be determined based on the Services selected by Customer. Payment for Services will be paid via credit card or ACH directly to Company. Payment is due monthly unless otherwise agreed by Company and Customer. At any point during the term after the first ninety days (90), Company may adjust Client Price based on services actually performed by Company during the first 90 days and/or unanticipated increase in volume of work. Company reserves the right to increase fees at the end of each term without notice to Customer. In the event of non – payment or late payment, Company reserves the right to suspend services until the full amount due are paid in full. Late payments may be subject to a late fee penalty at the maximum legal rate.
The term of this Agreement shall become effective upon the date of which Services for Customer begin. This Agreement shall remain in effect for one (1) full year and shall renew for subsequent one (1) year terms thereafter.
Customer may terminate this Agreement with Company at any time with thirty (30) days written notice of Customers intent to cancel. Company may terminate this Agreement at any time for any reasoning, with no notice to Customer. Upon termination or expiration of this Agreement, the following provisions shall survive: Reservation of Rights, Confidential and Proprietary Information, Disclaimer of Warranty, Limited Warranty, Limitation of Liabilities, Survival, and Miscellaneous Provisions.
Reservation of Rights.
Company. Company expressly reserves all rights in the Service and all other materials provided by Company hereunder not specifically granted to Customer. It is acknowledged that all right, title and interest in the Service and all other materials provided by Company hereunder, any update, adaptation, translation, customization or derivative work thereof, and all intellectual property rights therein will remain with Company (or third party suppliers, if applicable) and that the Service and all other materials provided by Company hereunder are licensed on a services subscription basis and not “sold” to Customer. Names, logos, and other materials displayed on the Services constitute trademarks, tradenames, service marks or logos (“Marks”) of Copmany or other entities. Customer is not authorized to use any such Marks. Ownership of all such Marks and the goodwill associated therewith remains with Company or those other entities. Any use of third party software provided in connection with the Services will be governed by such third parties’ licenses and not by this Agreement.
Customer. Customer expressly reserves all rights in any information, records, files or other data that Customer (or Customer Personnel) loads, enters into, or otherwise makes available to Company or the Service and all results from processing such data, including compilations, and derivative works thereof ( “Customer Data”), except that Customer grants Company a perpetual, non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty free, fully sublicenseable, fully paid-up license to use, reformat, modify, display, perform, reproduce, and create derivative works of the Customer Data: (i) in providing the Service to Customer or (ii) in connection with Company’s internal business purposes. Unless specifically agreed in writing, each Party’s rights under this clause (b) extend to any update, adaptation, translation, customization or derivative work of Customer Data, made under this Agreement.
Confidential and Proprietary Information.
To the extent Confidential Information is disclosed, the Company and Customer shall protect the secrecy of the Confidential Information with the same degree of care as it uses to protect its own confidential information, but in no event with less than due care, and shall not disclose Confidential Information to anyone except as required by law. Upon termination of the Contract, each party shall return all confidential information to its rightful owner as promptly as possible.
This Agreement does not give Customer any rights in Company’s intellectual property or technology. Company and related trademarks and logos are the exclusive property of Company. Company and Customer agree that neither will, directly or indirectly, reverse engineer or decompile object code or execution code, nor otherwise seek to obtain source code or trade secrets of the other party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing herein shall bar Company from using any knowledge, information or skills that are generally known or that can be learned or otherwise acquired in the normal course of business.
Disclaimer of Warranty
The Services provided under this Agreement are provided on an as is, as available basis. Company does not make any warranties that the Services will be successful or error free; nor do they make any warranties as to the results that may be obtained from the purchase of the Services as to accuracy, reliability or content of any information, services or merchandise contained in or provided through the services.
WE ARE NOT LIABLE AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY DATA TRANSFERRED EITHER TO OR FROM CUSTOMER. NO ORAL ADVICE OR WRITTEN INFORMATION GIVEN BY ANY RELATED PERSON, WILL CREATE A WARRANTY; NOR MAY YOU RELY ON ANY SUCH INFORMATION OR ADVICE.
Company represents and warrants to Customer that the Services will be performed (a) in a manner consistent with industry standards reasonably applicable to the performance thereof; (b) at least at the same level of service as provided by Company generally to its other Customers for the same services; and (c) in compliance in all material respects with the applicable Service Descriptions.
The foregoing warranties shall not apply to performance issues or defects in the Services (a) caused by factors outside of Company’s reasonable control; (b) that resulted from any actions or inactions of Customer or any third parties; or (c) that resulted from Customer’s equipment or any third-party equipment not within the sole control Company. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES OR ANY OFFER PROVIDED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS, AND WE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM THE SAME. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ANY THIRD-PARTY PRODUCT OR SERVICE PROVIDED TO CUSTOMER HEREUNDER IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY CONDITION OR WARRANTY WHATSOEVER. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE OR COMPLETELY SECURE.
Customer agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Company and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, attorneys and agents (each an “indemnified party” and, collectively, “indemnified parties”) from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, liabilities, suits, actions, demands, proceedings (whether legal or administrative), and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney’s fees) threatened, asserted, or filed by a third party against any of the indemnified parties arising out of or relating to Customer’s purchase of the offer, (ii) any breach of any representation, warranty or covenant of Customer contained in this Agreement or (iii) any acts or omissions of Customer. The terms of this section shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
Waiver of Jury Trial
Both Customer and Company hereby agree to waive all respective rights to a jury trial of any claim or cause of action related to or arising out of this Agreement. The scope of the waiver is intended to be all encompassing of any and all disputes that may be filed in any court and that relate to the subject matter herein, including without limitation, contract claims, tort claims, breach of duty claims, and all other common law and statutory claims. You and Company each acknowledge that the waiver is a material inducement for each party to enter into a business relationship, that each party has already relied on the waiver in entering into this Agreement and that each will continue to rely on the waiver in their related future dealings. Each party further warrants and represents that each has had the opportunity to have counsel review this Agreement and this waiver. The waiver is irrevocable, meaning that it may not be modified either orally or in writing, and the waiver shall apply to any subsequent amendments, renewals, supplements or modifications to this Agreement. In the event of litigation, this Agreement may be filed as written consent to a trial by court.
Independent Contractor. Company and Customer are independent contractors and nothing contained in this Agreement places Company and Customer in the relationship of principal and agent, master and servant, partners or joint venturers. Neither party has, expressly or by implication, or may represent itself as having, any authority to make contracts or enter into any agreements in the name of the other party, or to obligate or bind the other party in any manner whatsoever.
Governing Law; Jurisdiction. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, the formation of this Agreement or the breach of this Agreement, including any claim based upon arising from an alleged tort, shall be governed by the substantive laws of the State of Ohio. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to this Agreement. Any suit, action or proceeding concerning this agreement must be brought in a state or federal court located in Summit County, Ohio. EACH OF THE PARTIES HEREBY IRREVOCABLY CONSENTS TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF SUCH COURTS (AND OF THE APPROPRIATE APPELLATE COURTS THEREFROM) IN ANY SUCH SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING AND IRREVOCABLY WAIVES, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY OBJECTION WHICH IT MAY NOW OR HEREAFTER HAVE TO THE LAYING OF THE VENUE OF ANY SUCH SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING IN ANY SUCH COURT OR THAT ANY SUCH SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING WHICH IS BROUGHT IN ANY SUCH COURT HAS BEEN BROUGHT IN AN INCONVENIENT FORUM.
Headings. The headings herein are for convenience only and are not part of this Agreement.
Entire Agreement; Amendments. This Agreement, including documents incorporated herein by reference, supersedes all prior discussions, negotiations and agreements between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and this Agreement constitutes the sole and entire agreement between the parties with respect to the matters covered hereby. In case of a conflict between this Agreement and any purchase order, service order, work order, confirmation, correspondence or other communication of Customer or Company, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall control. No additional terms or conditions relating to the subject matter of this Agreement shall be effective unless approved in writing by any authorized representative of Customer and Company. This Agreement may not be modified or amended except by another agreement in writing executed by the parties hereto; provided, however, that these Terms of Service may be modified from time to time by Company in its sole discretion, which modifications will be effective when posting to Company Web site or on any subsequent date as may be set forth in any required notice provided by us in connection therewith.
Severability. All rights and restrictions contained in this Agreement may be exercised and shall be applicable and binding only to the extent that they do not violate any applicable laws and are intended to be limited to the extent necessary so that they will not render this Agreement illegal, invalid or unenforceable. If any provision or portion of any provision of this Agreement shall be held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, it is the intention of the parties that the remaining provisions or portions thereof shall constitute their agreement with respect to the subject matter hereof, and all such remaining provisions or portions thereof shall remain in full force and effect.
Notices. All notices and demands required or contemplated hereunder by one party to the other shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly made and given upon date of delivery if delivered in person or by an overnight delivery or postal service, upon receipt if delivered by facsimile the receipt of which is confirmed by the recipient, or upon the expiration of five days after the date of posting if mailed by certified mail, postage prepaid, to the addresses or facsimile numbers set forth below the parties’ signatures. Either party may change its address or facsimile number for purposes of this Agreement by notice in writing to the other party as provided herein. Company may give written notice to Customer via electronic mail to the Customer’s electronic mail address as maintained in Company’s billing records.
Waiver. No failure or delay by any party hereto to exercise any right or remedy hereunder shall operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right or remedy by any party preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right or remedy. No express waiver or assent by any party hereto to any breach of or default in any term or condition of this Agreement shall constitute a waiver of or an assent to any succeeding breach of or default in the same or any other term or condition hereof.
Assignment; Successors. Customer may not assign or transfer this Agreement or any of its rights or obligations hereunder, without the prior written consent of Company. Any attempted assignment in violation of the foregoing provision shall be null and void and of no force or effect whatsoever. Company may assign its rights and obligations under this Agreement, and may engage subcontractors or agents in performing its duties and exercising its rights hereunder, without the consent of Customer. This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns.
Limitation of Actions. No action, regardless of form, arising by reason of or in connection with this Agreement may be brought by either party more than two years after the cause of action has arisen.
Copyright Policy. We will terminate the privileges of any user who uses this Site to unlawfully transmit copyrighted material without a license, express consent, valid defense or fair use exemption to do so. In particular, users who submit Content to this Site, whether articles, images, stories, software or other copyrightable material must ensure that the Content they upload does not infringe the copyrights or other rights of third parties (such as privacy or publicity rights). After proper notification by the copyright holder or it agent to us, and confirmation through court order or admission by the user that they have used this Site as an instrument of unlawful infringement, we will terminate the infringing users’ rights to use and/or access to this Site. We may, also in our sole discretion, decide to terminate a user’s rights to use or access to the Site prior to that time if we believe that the alleged infringement has occurred
Links. The Site may automatically produce search results that reference or link to third party sites throughout the global Internet. Company has no control over these sites or the content within them. Company cannot guarantee, represent or warrant that the content contained in the sites is accurate, legal and/or inoffensive. Company does not endorse the content of any third party site, nor do we warrant that they will not contain viruses or otherwise impact your computer. By using the Site to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against Company for any damages or losses, whatsoever, resulting from your use of the Site to obtain search results or to link to another site. If you have a problem with a link from the Site, please notify us, and we will investigate your claim and take any actions we deem appropriate at our sole discretion.
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