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BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT, EITHER BY (1) CLICKING A BOX INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OR (2) EXECUTING A QUOTE OR ORDER THAT REFERENCES THIS AGREEMENT, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU ARE ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND SUCH ENTITY AND ITS AFFILIATES TO THIS AGREEMENT.
You may not access the Software if You are a direct competitor of SmartBear, except with Our prior written consent.
"Affiliate" means any entity which directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the subject entity; for purposes hereof, "control" means possession, directly or indirectly of the power to direct or cause the direction of the activities, management or policies of an entity, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise. Without limiting the foregoing, control will be presumed to exist when an entity (a) owns or directly or indirectly controls fifty percent (50%) or more of the outstanding voting stock or other ownership interest of the applicable entity or (b) possesses, directly or indirectly, the power to elect or appoint fifty percent (50%) or more of the members of the applicable entity’s governing body.
“Documentation” means the published and generally available on-line user and administrator materials SmartBear delivers or makes available with the Software, including on-line help, as updated from time to time.
“Maintenance and Support” mean those services provided by SmartBear as set forth at https://support.smartbear.com/support/media/pdf/SB_PS_SLA.pdf .
“Maintenance Period” means (i) for all Perpetual licenses of the Software, that number of years set forth in the applicable Order for which You have purchased Maintenance and Support or (ii) for all Subscription licenses of the Software, the number of years of such Subscription set forth in the applicable Order.
“On-Premise” means that the Software must be installed on a server, desktop, virtual machine or container on site at Your facility; all Software licensed under the terms of this Agreement is for On-Premise deployments only.
"Order" means SmartBear’s online purchase order, quote or other document for placing orders entered into between You and SmartBear and identifies the Software (including the applicable SmartBear product(s), license type, license model (Perpetual or Subscription), quantity) ordered by You and any required access information. An Order that has been accepted by SmartBear shall be deemed incorporated herein by reference.
“Perpetual” means Our grant of a license of the Software without any limitation on the duration of the license.
“Reseller” means an authorized reseller or distributor who may sell the Software to You.
"Software" means the SmartBear software licensed pursuant to the applicable Order and Updates provided by SmartBear, solely in object code form.
“Subscription” means Our grant of a license of the Software for the period of time set forth in the Order (the “Subscription Term”).
“Update” means any subsequent release of the Software that SmartBear generally makes available to its customers who are enrolled in, and have fully paid for, Maintenance and Support. Updates do not include any Software that is marketed and priced separately by SmartBear.
“User” means an individual who is authorized by You to use the Software in accordance with this Agreement and the applicable license type set forth herein, and who has been supplied usage credentials. A User may include, but is not limited to, your employee, consultant, contractor and any agent with which You transact business.
“You” means the company or other legal entity for which you are accepting this Agreement and Affiliates of that company or entity.
2. Who We Are.
If You acquired Software in the United States or Canada, “We”, “Us”, “Our” or “SmartBear” means SmartBear Software Inc., a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business at 450 Artisan Way, Somerville, MA 02145, and its licensors.
If You acquired Software outside of the United States or Canada, “We”, “Us”, “Our” or “SmartBear” means SmartBear (Ireland) Limited with its principal place of business at , Galway, Ireland, together with its licensors.
3. Free Trial Version.
If You register for a free trial, SmartBear will make the applicable Software available to You on a temporary basis (the “Trial Version”) free of charge until the end of the free trial period for which You registered or ordered the applicable Software. The Trial Version may be used only to review evaluate and demonstrate, for Your internal purposes; the Software and may have limited features. The Trial Version may cease operating after the applicable time period or number of uses based on an internal metering mechanism within the Trial Version itself. Regardless of any such metering, You must stop use of the Software at the end of such period or number of uses.
You shall not (a) in the aggregate, install or use more than one copy of the Trial Version, (b) download the Trial Version under more than one username, (c) alter the contents of a hard drive or computer system to enable the use of the Trial Version for an aggregate period in excess of the trial period for one license to such Trial Version, (d) disclose the results of software performance benchmarks obtained using the Trial Version to any third party without SmartBear’s prior written consent, (e) use the Trial Version for any commercial training or any application deployment or ultimate production purpose, (f) use the Trial Version to update Software that is no longer eligible for Maintenance and Support or (g) use the Trial Version other than for the sole purpose of determining whether to purchase a license to the Software.
ANY DATA YOU ENTER INTO A TRIAL VERSION, AND ANY CONFIGURATIONS MADE TO THE TRIAL VERSION BY OR FOR YOU DURING ANY FREE TRIAL MAY BE PERMANENTLY LOST UNLESS YOU PURCHASE A LICENSE TO THE SAME SOFTWARE AS THOSE COVERED BY THE TRIAL, PURCHASE UPGRADED SOFTWARE, OR EXPORT SUCH DATA, BEFORE THE END OF THE TRIAL PERIOD.
NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 19 (LIMITED WARRANTY; REMEDIES), DURING A FREE TRIAL, THE TRIAL VERSION AND ANY APPLICABLE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY AND SMARTBEAR HAS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR DATA RETENTION OR RESULTS FROM TRIALS.
4. On-Premise License Grants.
Perpetual – Subject to the terms of this Agreement, for all licenses of the Software that are granted on a Perpetual basis, as indicated on the applicable Order, SmartBear grants You a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, perpetual, limited license to install and use the Software on compatible devices without any end date. You may install and use the Software solely as permitted by the license type purchased, which license type is (i) specified in the applicable Order and (ii) subject to the further terms below applicable to the relevant Software product.
Subscription - Subject to the terms of this Agreement, for all licenses of the Software that are granted on a Subscription basis, as indicated on the applicable Order SmartBear grants You a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited license to install and use the Software on compatible devices during the applicable Subscription Term. You may install and use the Software solely as permitted by the license type purchased, which license type is (i) specified in the applicable Order and and (ii) subject to the further terms below applicable to the relevant Software product.
5. License Types.
The licenses granted in Section 4 are subject to all terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, including the following applicable terms (as specified in the applicable Order):
Fixed (Named) License: all Software licensed under these terms are single instance, meaning it can be activated by only one User, with a unique username and password, on a single computer, computing device, or virtual machine and has a fixed license key. You must acquire and dedicate a license for each separate User that You wish to access the Software. A separate license is required for each User and may not be shared. The Software may not be reassigned other than for the permanent transfer of the Software license to another User if the eligible User is no longer employed by You. An eligible User may access the Software with a unique username and password on one device at a time.
Floating (Concurrent) License: all Software licensed under these terms can be activated for different users and machine combinations, but only one at a time and has a floating license key. The number of running instances of the Software or the number of individuals simultaneously having access to the Software may not exceed at any one time the number of floating seats licensed. One computer or computing device shall be designated as the “license server”, where the license is installed, and all other devices will require access to the license server to run the Software.
Node-Locked License: all Software licensed under these terms is for use on a specified computer or computing device. This license will be “bound” to the designated computer or computing device and will only function on this computer or computing device. This license permits the use of a single instance of the Software, which functions on a single computer or computing device.
Server Application License: all Software application licensed under these terms can be installed on one server machine and may be accessed by many Users. The license key is dedicated to the designated computer or computing device and will only function on this computer or computing device.
Usage-Based License: all Software licensed under these terms is (i) licensed on a unit-based basis during the Subscription Term as set forth in an Order and (ii) restricted to a computer or computing device, which is applicable to the Alertsite and VirtServer products.
Freeware or Free Version License: all Software licensed under these terms is licensed to an individual User who is specifically named in the Software registration and may only be used on one computer or computing device at a time. These licenses are not eligible for Maintenance and Support other than the materials and discussion groups that may be accessed generally via the SmartBear online community at https://community.smartbear.com.
6. Software Delivery.
Delivery of the Software to You shall be made by electronic means and deemed to have occurred when the Software has been made available to You for download or by providing You with a key for such usage. SmartBear is expressly authorized by You to ship the Software upon completion of the applicable Order.
7. License Restrictions.
Your use of the Software is limited to the number of units, duration and such other usage restrictions as are set forth on an Order and herein. SmartBear and its licensors and suppliers reserve any and all rights, implied or otherwise, which are not expressly granted to You hereunder, and retain all rights, title and interest in and to the Software. You shall not (i) modify, adapt, distribute, resell, rent, lease or loan the Software or create or prepare derivative works based upon the Software or any part thereof; (ii) use the Software in a service bureau, or application service provider environment, or in any commercial timeshare arrangement; (iii) decompile, disassemble or otherwise reverse engineer the Software; (iv) use the Software in contravention of any applicable laws or government regulations; (v) use the Software in order to build a competitive product or service; (vi) copy any features, functions or graphics of the Software; (vii) use the Software to store or transmit infringing, libelous, or otherwise unlawful or tortious material, or to store or transmit material in violation of third-party privacy rights..
If the restriction set forth in clause (iii) above is prohibited by applicable law, You shall provide SmartBear with a detailed prior written notice of any such intention to reverse engineer the Software and shall provide SmartBear with a right of first refusal to perform such work at rates equal to those proposed by a recognized third-party software services provider for such work. You shall take all reasonable precautions to prevent unauthorized or improper use or disclosure of the Software.
Export. You may not export the Software into any country prohibited by the United States Export Administration Act and the regulations thereunder. You acknowledge that the export of any Software is subject to export or import control and You agree that any Software or the direct or indirect product thereof will not be imported or exported (or re-exported from a country of installation) directly or indirectly, unless You obtain all necessary licenses from the U.S. Department of Commerce or other applicable agency or governmental body as required under applicable law. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, You agree that the Software is prohibited for export or re-export to Cuba, North Korea, Iran, Libya, Syria and Sudan or to any person or entity on the U.S. Department of Commerce Denied Persons List or on the U.S. Department of Treasury’s lists of Specially Designated Nationals, Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers or Specially Designated Terrorists, as such is changed from time to time. Further, you may not provide to SmartBear or any other person (whether through the Service or any other means), or export or re-export, or allow the export or re-export of the Service, any data or information, or any software or anything related thereto or any direct product thereof (collectively “Controlled Subject Matter”), in violation of any restrictions, laws or regulations of the United States Department of Commerce, the United States Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, or any other United States or foreign agency or authority. Without limiting the foregoing, Customer acknowledges and agrees that the Controlled Subject Matter will not be used or transferred or otherwise exported or re-exported to countries as to which the United States maintains an embargo (collectively, “Embargoed Countries”), or to or by a national or resident thereof, or any person or entity on the U.S. Department of Treasury’s List of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Table of Denial Orders (collectively, “Designated Nationals”). The lists of Embargoed Countries and Designated Nationals are subject to change without notice. Use of the Service is representation and warranty that the user is not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of an Embargoed Country or Designated National. The Controlled Subject Matter may use or include encryption technology that is subject to licensing requirements under the U.S. Export Administration Regulations.
The Term of this Agreement shall be determined based on the License Model and License Type as described herein.
Perpetual License - This term of this Agreement shall commence upon delivery of the Software; for Maintenance and Support the term of this Agreement shall continue for the one-year period following delivery and, thereafter, shall automatically renew for subsequent one-year periods unless one party gives the other written notice of non-renewal at least forty-five (45) days before the end of the then-current maintenance period.
Subscription License – This term of this Agreement shall commence upon delivery of the Software and shall end on the last day of the Subscription Term as set forth in an Order.
Usage-Based License – The term of this Agreement is based upon the designated units of consumption as set forth in an Order.
Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, this Agreement, an Order or an individual license granted hereunder may be terminated (a) by mutual agreement of SmartBear and You, (b) by either party if the other party is adjudicated as bankrupt, or if a petition in bankruptcy is filed against the other party and such petition is not discharged within sixty (60) days of such filing, or (c) for all breaches that are remediable, by either party if the other party materially breaches this Agreement and fails to cure such breach to such party’s reasonable satisfaction within thirty (30) days following receipt of written notice thereof; or (d) for all breaches that are not remediable, immediately by delivery of written notice thereof to the other party. Without limiting its other rights or remedies, SmartBear may terminate this Agreement, an Order or an individual license granted hereunder with immediate effect by giving written notice to You if You fail to pay any amount due on the due date for payment. Upon any termination of this Agreement, an Order or a license granted hereunder, all applicable licenses are revoked and You shall immediately cease use of the applicable Software and certify in writing to SmartBear within ten (10) days after termination that such Software and all copies thereof have been destroyed, purged or returned to SmartBear. Termination of this Agreement, an Order or a license granted hereunder shall not limit either party from pursuing any remedies available to it, including injunctive relief, or relieve You of your obligation to pay all fees that have accrued or become payable hereunder.
10. Your Responsibilities.
You shall (i) be responsible for each User’s compliance with this Agreement, (ii) be responsible for the accuracy, quality and legality of your data and of the means by which You acquired Your data, (iii) use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access to or use of the Software, and notify Us promptly of any such unauthorized access or use, and (iv) use the Software in accordance with the Documentation and applicable laws and government regulations.
11. Backup of Software.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, You may make a copy(ies) of the Software for the sole purpose of backing-up and archiving the Software. Any copy of the Software is subject to all terms and conditions of this Agreement and must contain the same titles, trademarks, and copyrights as the original.
12. Virtualization Technology.
Unless otherwise restricted herein, the Software may be installed within a virtual (or otherwise emulated) hardware system as long as the use of the Software meets the terms of the license type and the virtual machines are run on hardware owned or leased by You. Virtualization technology may not be used to circumvent other licensing terms or restrictions.
13. Non-Human Devices.
Non-human devices that use the Software, whether or not without interaction, are counted as Users. Each such device that runs the Software must be properly licensed to use the Software pursuant to one of the license types described herein. Examples of non-human devices include, but are not limited to, virtual PCs, build servers, unattended PCs for batch jobs, or similar devices.
14. Usage Verification.
At SmartBear’s written request and expense, and no more than once every twelve (12) months, You will permit SmartBear to review your deployment and use of the Software in order to verify your compliance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Any such review shall be scheduled at least ten (10) days in advance, conducted during normal business hours at your facilities, and shall not unreasonably interfere with your business activities. Within ten (10) days of completion of any review that finds your use of the Software to be greater than that which was licensed, You will provide SmartBear an Order for the applicable number of additional licenses and pay all applicable fees in accordance herewith.
15. Maintenance and Support.
For Perpetual licenses, SmartBear will maintain and support licensed Software during the Maintenance Period for which You purchased Maintenance and Support. For the first year of a Perpetual license, You must purchase Maintenance and Support. After such first year, You may purchase Maintenance and Support in order to receive those services. The Maintenance Period for all Perpetual licenses shall be twelve months unless otherwise agreed upon in an Order.
For Subscription licenses You receive Maintenance and Support during the Subscription Term.
Any Maintenance and Support purchased through a Reseller shall be subject to this Agreement.
In the case of both Perpetual and Subscription licenses, the term of the Maintenance Period shall commence upon the initial delivery of the Software. All fees for Maintenance and Support shall be payable in advance.
During a Maintenance Period, SmartBear will provide you with technical support services (“Support Services”), including Updates, to the extent such Support Services are provided for in the applicable Order, all in accordance with SmartBear’s Product Support Manual as it exists from time to time; the current version of the SmartBear Product Support Manual is located at https://support.smartbear.com/support/media/pdf/SB_PS_SLA.pdf, or as otherwise made available. In addition, as part of the Support Services, SmartBear may make available bug lists, planned feature lists, and other supplemental materials. SmartBear makes no representations or warranties of any kind for these materials.
16. Fees and Payments.
Fees. You shall pay all fees specified in an Order. Fees are based on the Software purchased and, in the case of Usage-based licenses only, actual usage; all payment obligations are non-cancelable and fees paid are non-refundable and You will not, except as expressly provided herein, be entitled to a refund of amounts paid for the license to use the Software, or any other amounts for any reason. For all Subscriptions, the number of units or time period purchased cannot be decreased during the relevant Subscription Term. Unless otherwise stated in an applicable Order, payment is due thirty (30) days from the date of invoice. You shall provide a purchase order or notice that a purchase order is not required for purchase or payment prior to the shipment of the Software. If You provide credit card information to Us, You authorize Us to charge such credit card for all Software and Maintenance and Support service listed in the Order; with respect to Subscriptions, such authorization shall include for the initial Subscription Term and any renewal Subscription Term(s) and, in the case of usage-based licenses, for any excess units. Such charges shall be paid in advance, either annually or in accordance with any different billing frequency stated in the applicable Order.
Overdue Charges. If any payment is not received from You by the due date, then at Our discretion, (a) such charges may accrue late interest at the rate of 1.5% of the outstanding balance per month, or the maximum rate permitted by law, whichever is lower, from the date such payment was due until the date paid, and/or (b) for Subscriptions, We may condition future subscription renewals and Orders on payment terms shorter than those specified herein.
Suspension of Service and Acceleration. If any amount owing by You under this or any other agreement for Our services is 15 or more days overdue or if Your credit card is not valid, in the event You are paying by credit card, You shall be considered in default of this Agreement and We may, without limiting Our other rights and remedies, accelerate Your unpaid fee obligations under such agreements so that all such obligations become immediately due and payable, and suspend Our services to You until such amounts are paid in full.
Taxes. You shall be responsible for taxes levied on any transaction under this Agreement, including all federal, state, and local taxes, levies and assessments, 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"), excluding any tax based on SmartBear’s income. Unless otherwise stated, Our fees do not include any Taxes. If We have the legal obligation to pay or collect Taxes for which You are responsible under this paragraph, the appropriate amount shall be invoiced to and paid by You, unless You provide Us with a valid tax exemption certificate authorized by the appropriate taxing authority. We are solely responsible for taxes assessable against Us based on Our income, property and employees.
17. Confidentiality and Data Privacy.
Confidential Information. Each party will regard any information provided to it by the other party and designated in writing as proprietary or confidential to be confidential (“Confidential Information”). Confidential Information shall also include information which, to a reasonable person familiar with the disclosing party’s business and the industry in which it operates, is of a confidential or proprietary nature. A party will not disclose the other party’s Confidential Information to any third party without the prior written consent of the other party, nor make use of any of the other party’s Confidential Information except in its performance under this Agreement. Each party accepts responsibility for the actions of its agents or employees (including, in Your case, all Users) and shall protect the other party’s Confidential Information in the same manner as it protects its own valuable confidential information, but in no event shall less than reasonable care be used. The parties expressly agree that the Software and the terms and pricing of this Agreement are the Confidential Information of SmartBear. You will not remove or destroy any proprietary markings or restrictive legends placed upon or contained in the Software. A receiving party shall promptly notify the disclosing party upon becoming aware of a breach or threatened breach hereunder, and shall cooperate with any reasonable request of the disclosing party in enforcing its rights.
Exclusions. Information will not be deemed Confidential Information hereunder if such information: (i) is known prior to receipt from the disclosing party, without any obligation of confidentiality; (ii) becomes known to the receiving party directly or indirectly from a source other than one having a known obligation of confidentiality to the disclosing party; (iii) becomes publicly known or otherwise publicly available, except through a breach of this Agreement; or (iv) is independently developed by the receiving party without use of or access to the Confidential Information. The receiving party may disclose Confidential Information pursuant to the requirements of applicable law, legal process or government regulation, provided that it (to the extent permitted) gives the disclosing party reasonable prior written notice to permit the disclosing party to contest such disclosure, and such disclosure is otherwise limited to the required disclosure.
Feedback. You may provide feedback (which may be oral or written) to Us including on the functions, operation, and utility of the Software and are encouraged to provide prompt reports of any issues, bugs or service errors, feature suggestions and corrections to problems in the Software and/or Documentation (collectively "Feedback"). You agree that Feedback provided by You becomes the property of, and upon creation, shall be deemed to be assigned to, Us and that we may use or exploit the same without any accounting or payment to You. You will not include in Feedback any third party proprietary or confidential information.
Except as expressly provided in this Agreement, SmartBear and its licensors, where applicable, retain all right, title and interest, including all copyright and intellectual property rights, in and to, the Software, as an independent work and as an underlying work serving as a basis for any improvements, modifications, derivative works, and applications You may develop, and all copies thereof. All rights not specifically granted in this Agreement, including U.S. and international copyrights, are reserved by SmartBear and its suppliers.
SmartBear and other trademarks contained in the Software are trademarks or registered trademarks of SmartBear Software Inc. in the United States or other countries. You may not remove or alter any trademark, trade names, product names, logo, copyright or other proprietary notices, legends, symbols or labels in the Software.
Subject to the limited rights granted by You hereunder, We acquire no right, title or interest from You or Your licensors hereunder in or to Your data, including any intellectual property rights therein.
The Software may contain or otherwise make use of software, code or related materials from third parties, including, without limitation, “open source” or “freeware” software (“Third Party Components”). Third Party Components may be licensed under additional or other license terms that accompany such Third Party Components, and you acknowledge and agree that these accompanying license terms govern their use. Nothing in this Terms of Service limits your rights under, or grants you rights that supersede, the license terms that accompany any Third Party Components. For your convenience, we provide you with a list of the Third party Components that may be contained in the Software on our website at https://smartbear.com/legal/third-party-software-license-information/general/ If required by any license for a particular Third Party Component, SmartBear makes the source code of such Third Party Component, and any of SmartBear’s modifications to such Third Party Component as required, available by written request to SmartBear at the following address: email@example.com.
The provision of source code, if included with the Software, does not constitute transfer of any legal rights to such code, and resale or distribution of all or any portion of all source code and intellectual property is strictly prohibited hereunder. All Software and other files remain SmartBear’s exclusive property. If source code or modifiable files are provided, regardless of any modifications that You make, You may not redistribute any such source code or modifiable files unless SmartBear has expressly designated these as re-distributable in writing.
19. Limited Warranty; Remedies.
SmartBear warrants that (a) it has the necessary corporate power and authority and has taken required corporate action on its part necessary to permit it to execute and deliver You this Agreement; (b) it has taken commercially reasonable steps to provide the Software and the medium on which it was originally provided to You is free from any virus at the time of delivery; (c) for a period of thirty (30) days following the initial delivery of the Software to You (the “Warranty Period”), the Software will perform in substantial conformity with the Documentation; and (d) any Services will be provided with reasonable skill and care conforming to generally accepted software industry standards and in accordance with any specifications set forth in the Order in all material respects. Your exclusive remedy and SmartBear’s sole obligation for SmartBear’s breach of 19(c), is that SmartBear will, at its option, and at no cost to (a) provide remedial services necessary to enable the Software to conform to the warranty, or (b) replace any defective Software or media to enable the Software to conform to the warranty without loss of any material functionality, or in the event that SmartBear determines that neither of the foregoing are reasonably practicable, (c) terminate this Agreement and refund amounts paid in respect of the defective Software. SmartBear’s warranty obligations will only extend (i) to material errors that can be demonstrated to exist in an unmodified version of the Software except where the modifications were carried out by SmartBear or with its written approval and (ii) in respect of alleged breaches for which SmartBear has received written notice within the Warranty Period, if applicable. You will provide SmartBear with a reasonable opportunity to remedy any breach and reasonable assistance in remedying any defects If the Services are not performed as warranted in this Section 20(d) then, upon your written request, SmartBear shall promptly re-perform, or cause to be re-performed, such Services, at no additional charge to You, provided that this warranty shall only survive for ninety (90) days following the completion of the Services. We provide no warranty or remedy for a Trial Version, Freeware or Free Version of the Software.
EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN THE FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY, SMARTBEAR AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL OTHER WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND TITLE OR QUIET ENJOYMENT. SMARTBEAR DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SOFTWARE IS ERROR-FREE OR WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION. IN ADDITION, ALL THIRD PARTY COMPONENTS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," "WHERE IS," "AS AVAILABLE," "WITH ALL FAULTS" AND, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. SMARTBEAR AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE THIRD PARTY COMPONENTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND TITLE, AND ANY WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SECURITY, QUIET ENJOYMENT, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES. NO RIGHTS OR REMEDIES REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 2A OF THE UCC WILL BE CONFERRED ON YOU UNLESS EXPRESSLY GRANTED HEREIN. THE SOFTWARE IS NOT DESIGNED, INTENDED OR LICENSED FOR USE IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS REQUIRING FAIL-SAFE CONTROLS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE OR OPERATION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES, AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION OR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL, AND LIFE SUPPORT OR WEAPONS SYSTEMS. SMARTBEAR SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR SUCH PURPOSES.
No oral or written information or advice given by SmartBear, its Resellers, dealers, distributors, agents, representatives or employees shall create any warranty or in any way increase any warranty provided herein.
If applicable law requires any warranties other than the foregoing, all such warranties are limited in duration to thirty (30) days from the date of delivery. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to You. The warranties provided herein give You specific legal rights and You may also have other legal rights that vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The limitations or exclusions of warranties, remedies or liability contained in this EULA shall apply to You only to the extent such limitations or exclusions are permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction where You are located.
SmartBear will (a) defend indemnify and hold You harmless from and against all any claims and causes of action brought against You by a third party arising out of an allegation that the Software as delivered by SmartBear infringes any third party’s intellectual property rights enforceable under United States law or international copyright treaty and (b) pay any accrued costs and damages against You or the amount stated in a written settlement signed by SmartBear, provided You: (a) promptly notify SmartBear after learning of the suit or claim (provided, however, that SmartBear’s obligations under this Section 20 shall only be mitigated to the extent that it is prejudiced by a delay in receipt of such notification); (b) give SmartBear the authority to defend or settle the suit or claim (provided that SmartBear does not agree to any settlement that requires You to pay money or make any admissions); and (c) give SmartBear all available non-privileged information and assistance reasonably requested by SmartBear, at SmartBear’s expense, concerning the suit or claim.
If the Software is held or is reasonably believed by SmartBear to be held to infringe any third party rights described in Section 20 above, SmartBear may, at its expense, modify or replace the applicable Software to be non-infringing with similar functionality, or obtain permission for You to continue using the Software as permitted under the Agreement, or if neither option is commercially feasible, then to terminate this Agreement and refund that portion of the fees paid in respect of the applicable Software, which portion, in the case of Software licensed (i) on a Perpetual basis, is equal to such fees depreciated in a straight line over three (3) years from the date of delivery or (ii) on a Subscription basis, is equal to the amount of pre-paid fees for the balance of the then-current Subscription Term.
22. Limitations of Liability.
NEITHER SMARTBEAR NOR ITS SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, COVER OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR THE INABILITY TO USE EQUIPMENT OR ACCESS DATA, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR THE LIKE), ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SOFTWARE AND BASED ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF SMARTBEAR OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. SMARTBEAR’S SUPPLIERS’, AND LICENSORS’ TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ACTUAL DAMAGES FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER WILL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU OR RESELLER, IF ORDERED THROUGH A RESELLER, FOR THE SOFTWARE THAT CAUSED SUCH DAMAGE IN THE TWELVE MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE OF THE APPLICABLE CLAIM.
23. Government Matters
This Section applies to all acquisitions of the Software by or for the United States Federal government, including by any prime contractor or subcontractor (at any tier) under any contract, grant, cooperative agreement or other activity with the Federal government. The Software was developed at private expense and is Commercial Computer Software, as defined in Section 12.212 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR 12.212 (October 1995)) and Sections 227.7202-1 and 227.7202-3 of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (48 CFR 227.7202-1, 227.7202-3 (June 1995)). Accordingly, any use, duplication or disclosure by the Federal Government or any of its authorized users is subject to restrictions as set forth in this standard license agreement for the Software. If for any reason, Sections 12.212, 227.7202-1 or 227.7202-3 are deemed not applicable, then the Federal Government’s rights to use, duplicate or disclose the Software are limited to "Restricted Rights" as defined in 48 CFR Section 52.227-19(c)(1) and (2) (June 1987), or DFARS 252.227-7014(a)(14) (June 1995), as applicable. If this Agreement fails to meet the Federal Government’s needs or is inconsistent in any respect with Federal law, the Federal Government agrees to return the Software, unused, to SmartBear. Manufacturer is SmartBear Software Inc., 450 Artisan Way, Somerville, MA 02145.
Federal Government End Use Provisions. We provide the Services, including related software and technology, for ultimate federal government end use 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). If a government agency has a need for rights not conveyed under these terms, it must negotiate with Us 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.
Headings. The headings to the clauses in this Agreement are for reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement.
Governing Law and Venue. If the Software was acquired in the United States or Canada, this Agreement shall be governed by the internal law of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, U.S.A., without giving effect to principles of conflict of laws. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state courts sitting in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or the federal courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to resolve any disputes arising under this EULA. In each case this EULA shall be construed and enforced without regard to the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods.
If the Software was acquired outside the United States or Canada, this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ireland, without giving effect to principles of conflict of laws. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Irish courts to resolve any disputes or issues arising directly or indirectly under this Agreement. Nothing in this Agreement shall operate to prevent SmartBear from seeking interim, protective or provisional relief in the courts of another State or to enforce an Irish order or collect or enforce a debt in the courts of another State.
Notice. Except as otherwise specified in this EULA, all notices, permissions and approvals hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been given upon: (i) personal delivery, (ii) five (5) business days after being sent by certified mail return receipt requested, or (iii) the first business day after sending by a generally recognized national or international guaranteed overnight delivery service. Billing-related notices to You shall be addressed to the relevant billing contact designated by You. All other notices to You shall be addressed to the relevant system administrator designated by You. You shall send all notices, demands, requests or other communications which may be or are required to be given hereunder to SmartBear at the address set forth above. SmartBear shall send all notices, demands, requests or other communications which may be or are required to be given hereunder to You at in the address set forth in the applicable Order, as You may update such information from time to time.
If You acquired the Software in the United States or Canada, You shall address all such notices, permissions and approvals to the Legal Department, 450 Artisan Way, Somerville, MA 02145.
If You acquired the Software outside the United States or Canada, You shall address all such notices, permissions and approvals to the Legal Department, 3rd floor Dockgate, Unit 19, Merchants Road, Galway, Ireland.
Publicity. You agree to be identified as a customer of SmartBear and agree that SmartBear may refer to You by name, trade name and trademark, if applicable, and may briefly describe your business in SmartBear’s marketing materials and web site. You hereby grant SmartBear a license to use your name and any of your trade names and trademarks solely in connection with the rights granted to SmartBear pursuant to this marketing section. You grant us the right to add your name and company logo to our customer list and website.
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, either party may assign this Agreement in its entirety (including all Orders, without consent of the other party, to its Affiliate or in connection with a merger, acquisition, corporate reorganization, or sale of all or substantially all of its assets). Subject to the foregoing, this Agreement shall bind and inure to the benefit of the parties, their respective successors and permitted assigns.
Severability. If any provision of this Agreement shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.
Waiver. The failure or delay of SmartBear to exercise any of its rights under this EULA or upon any breach of this EULA shall not be deemed a waiver of those rights or of the breach. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this EULA or any breach thereof, in any one instance, shall not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof.
Force Majeure. Except for failure to make payments when due, neither party shall be liable to the other by reason of any failure in performance of this Agreement by either party if the failure arises out of any cause beyond the reasonable control of that party, including, but not limited to, the unavailability or faulty performance of communication networks or energy sources, any act of God, any act or omission of governmental or other competent authority, fires, strikes, industrial dispute, riots, war, inability to obtain materials, embargo, refusal of license, theft, destruction, denial of service attacks, unauthorized access to computer systems or records, programs, equipment, data, or services.
Anti-Bribery. You have not received or been offered any illegal or improper bribe, kickback, payment, gift, or thing of value from any of SmartBear’s employees or agents in connection with this EULA. If You learn of any violation of the above restriction, You will use reasonable efforts to promptly notify SmartBear’s Legal Department.
Independent Contractors. 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 EULA.
Entire Agreement. This Agreement, together with all applicable Orders and the Maintenance and Support terms contain the complete agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements or understandings, whether oral or written. You agree that any varying or additional terms contained in any purchase order or other written notification or document issued by You in relation to the Software licensed hereunder shall be of no effect. No Reseller is authorized to make any amendment to this EULA.
Survival. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature are intended to survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement (including, without limitation, the following Sections: Termination, Usage Verification, Fees and Payment, Confidentiality and Data Privacy, Ownership, Intellectual Property, Limited Warranty; Remedies, Indemnification, Disclaimers, Limitations of Liability and General)
Last Updated: February 2, 2017