Collate End User License Agreement
The following End User License Agreement (the “Agreement”) governs Your use of the Software (as defined below) provided to You by Collate, LLC, a New York limited liability company (“Collate”).
BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT, EITHER BY CLICKING A BOX INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OR BY EXECUTING A WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH COLLATE 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 THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, IN WHICH CASE THE TERMS “YOU” OR “YOUR” SHALL REFER TO SUCH ENTITY AND ITS AFFILIATES. 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 SERVICES.
This Agreement was last updated on May 11, 2017. It is effective between You and Collate as of the date of You accepting this Agreement.
“Authorized Use Limits” means the specific level of use at which You are authorized to execute or run the Software. This level may be measured by any combination of the following: individual named users, maximum concurrent users, license term (i.e. perpetual or limited duration), authorized use restrictions (open source projects or commercial use) or any other level of use as specified by Collate at the time of Your entering into this Agreement.
“Documentation” means any online help files or written instruction manuals and other standard end user written materials regarding the Software that may be provided by Collate from time to time that is posted online or included with the software.
“License Term” means the time period that the Software is licensed to You, as specified by Collate at the time of Your entering into this Agreement.
“Software” means the particular version of the Collate proprietary software program supplied by Collate to You under the name Collate, including any Software updates and Documentation. You acknowledge that Collate may provide multiple versions of the Software, some of which may be free of charge and others which may require payment. Under no circumstances shall you be entitled to anything but the specific version of the Software that Collate provides to you at the time you enter into this Agreement.
“Technical Support” or “Support” means the end user support for the Software that may be provided by Collate during the License Term, as defined in Section 3.2 below.
“We“, “Us“, “Our“, “Collate” means Collate LLC and its Affiliates, who may be identified by way of identification on Collate’s website, by written request of Collate, or who’s products are made available to Licensee by way of an Order Form.
“You” “Licensee”, “Customer” or “Your” means an individual, company or other legal entity for which you are accepting this Agreement, and Affiliates of that company or entity.
- LICENSE GRANT; RESTRICTIONS; YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 License Grant. Subject to the other terms, conditions and limitations hereof, Collate grants to You during the License Term the non-transferable, non-exclusive license, non-assignable world wide right (a) to install and use the Software, subject to Your Authorized Use Limits, solely for Your own personal and internal business purposes (which business purposes may include use for open source projects and commercial projects) and in accordance with the Documentation; (b) to make a reasonable number of copies of the Software solely for archival and backup purposes; and (c) store or install a copy of the Software on a storage device such as a network server, used only to install or run the Software on Your other computers on an internal network up to your Authorized Use Limits. You may permit agents or contractors (including, without limitation, outsourcers) to use the Software on Your behalf solely for Your own personal and internal business purposes, provided that You are responsible for the agents’, contractors’ and outsourcers’ compliance with this Agreement in such use. You must reproduce on all copies of the Software all copyright notices and other proprietary legends on the original copy of the Software.
2.2 Restrictions. The licenses granted to You in this Agreement are subject to the following additional restrictions: (i) Your use of the Software shall be limited to Your Authorized Use Limits and shall not be used either outside those Authorized Use Limits; (ii) You shall not license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, outsource, disclose or otherwise commercially exploit or make the Software available to any third party except as expressly provided for in Section 2.1 above; (iii) You shall not modify, make derivative works of, disassemble, reverse compile, or reverse engineer any part of the Software, or access or use the Software in order to build a similar or competitive product or service; (iv) except as expressly stated in Section 2.1 above, no part of the Software may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including but not limited to electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or other means; and (v) You acknowledge and agree that Collate shall own all right, title and interest in and to all intellectual property rights (including all derivatives or improvements thereof) in the Software and any suggestions, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations or other information provided by You or any of Your agents, contractors and outsourcers relating to the Software.
2.3 Your Responsibilities. You shall register and use the Software only in accordance with the Documentation and applicable laws and government regulations. You shall not knowingly permit anyone to use the Software for purposes of deriving its source code or for purposes other than as authorized in this Agreement. You agree to use all reasonable efforts to ensure that persons employed by You or under Your direction and control abide by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. In the event You become aware that the Software is being used by such persons in a manner not authorized by this Agreement, You shall immediately notify Collate in writing of such facts and You shall immediately use all reasonable efforts to have such unauthorized use of the Software immediately cease, and to recover any copies of the Software that were made in violation of this Agreement.
2.4 Consent to Email Communication and Solicitation. By registering with Collate, you understand that we may send you communications or data from Collate regarding the Services, including but not limited to (i) notices about your use of the Services, including any notices concerning violations of use, (ii) updates, and (iii) promotional information and materials regarding Collate’s or Collate’s Affiliates’ products and services, via electronic mail. We give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving electronic mail from us by following the opt-out instructions provided in the message.
- SOFTWARE To the extent that Collate or its Affiliates includes Software or any enhancements or upgrades thereto, the follow applies and is agreed to by Licensee:
3.1 License Type. Collate currently offers three types of licenses: a) 14 day free trial; b) Personal License at the then current price which is limited to one (1) user and can be used on an unlimited number of devices; c) Business License at the then current price which is limited to one (1) user and can be used on up to five (5) devices.
3.2 License Updates and Technical Support. During the License Term, You will be entitled to any general released updates for the Software (which may be automatically installed and/or made available for download), as well as access any online user guides, knowledge bases and self-help tools, or other technical support resources (collectively, “Technical Support”) offered by Collate from time to time. Technical Support may be modified by Collate in its sole discretion, effective immediately upon posting on the Collate website.
3.3. License Fees. In consideration for the license granted to use the Service during the Term, Licensee shall pay to Collate all License Fees as specified in all Order Forms or electronic contracting hereunder. Except as otherwise specified herein or in an Order Form, (i) License Fees are quoted and shall be paid in United States Dollars ($USD) without setoff or deduction for any reason whatsoever, (ii) License Fees are based on the License type purchased and not actual usage, (iii) LICENSE FEE OBLIGATIONS ARE NON-CANCELABLE AND LICENSE FEES PAID TO COLLATE ARE NON-REFUNDABLE in accordance with Section 7.9, (iv) You agree that Your purchase of the Service hereunder is 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, and (v) By entering into this Agreement You agree that You are responsible for and shall pay the total of all License Fees for the entire Term,
3.4 Free Trial Fees. If Licensee registers on our website for a free trial or participates in a free trial promotional method(s) as determined by Collate, Collate may make one or more Services or Software available to Licensee on a trial basis free of charge until the earlier of (a) the end of the free trial period for which you registered or are registering to use the applicable Services or Software or (b) the start date of any Purchased Services ordered by Licensee. Additional trial terms and conditions may appear on the trial registration web page. Any such additional terms and conditions are incorporated into this Agreement by reference and are legally binding. The term of any Free Trial or Trial Period is determined at the sole discretion of Collate and may be terminated at any time by Collate at its discretion
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
4.1 Intellectual Property Rights. Collate and its licensors own all right, title and interest to the Software and any modifications, ideas, or recommendations provided by You, together with all associated intellectual property rights. You assign to and agree that Collate shall own and have the right to exploit and including in the Software any suggestions, enhancements requests, feedback, recommendations or other information provided by You related to the Software or any other Collate product or service. This Agreement does not convey or transfer any ownership in the Software or any other Collate product or service, or their associated intellectual property rights. Your license rights to the Software pursuant to this Agreement are strictly limited to the right to use in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. This Agreement provides You with no use rights to any other Collate product or service. Should You desire to purchase other products or services, please contact Collate for assistance in doing so.
4.2 Third Party Software. Use of some third-party materials (including open source materials) included in the Software or upon which the Software is dependent is subject to terms and conditions found in a separate agreement or “Read Me” file located in or near such materials (where the material is included with the Software), as well as posted on the Software’s about page. You acknowledge (a) Your receipt of such separate written agreements; (b) that You are bound by such terms and conditions; (c) and that Your breach of such terms and conditions shall also be deemed a breach of this Agreement.
- LIMITED WARRANTIES; LIABILITY LIMITATIONS
5.1 To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Software is provided on an “AS IS” basis, WITHOUT REMEDIES OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE IS BORNE BY YOU. Collate DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL SATISFY YOUR REQUIREMENTS; WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION; IS SECURE, FREE FROM BUGS, VIRUSES, INTERRUPTIONS, ERRORS, OR OTHER PROGRAM LIMITATIONS. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL PERFORM AS YOU ANTICIPATE. YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR DETERMINING WHETHER THE SOFTW ARE OR THE INFORMATION GENERATED THEREBY IS ACCURATE OR SUFFICIENT FOR YOUR PURPOSES. YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING REGULARLY BACKING-UP YOUR DATA.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. IF YOU DOWNLOAD AND/OR USE THE SOFTWARE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR MOBILE DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SOFTWARE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RESTRICT OR TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO THE SOFTWARE OR ANY FEATURE OR PART THEREOF AT ANY TIME. COLLATE ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE DELETION, MIS-DELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY DATA OR PERSONALIZATION SETTINGS.
5.2 Limitation of Liability. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL COLLATE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR INDIRECT DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR KIND (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, LOST SAVINGS, CURRENCY CONVERSION LOSSES, OR LOSS OF OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) ARISING FROM BREACH OF WARRANTY OR BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR NEGLIGENCE, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR COLLATE’S PERFORMANCE HEREUNDER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE SOFTWARE OR ANY INTERRUPTION OF USE OF THE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF Collate HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.
IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED YOUR LICENSE FREE OF CHARGE, IT IS THE PARTIES EXPRESS INTENT THAT COLLATE NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY MONETARY DAMAGES AND THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR ANY BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE TERMINATION OF THE AGREEMENT. HOWEVER, IF IT IS DETERMINED BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION THAT SUCH LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY IS NOT LEGALLY ENFORCEABLE, IN NO EVENT SHALL COLLATE’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED $50.00 USD.
IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED A LICENSE, IN NO EVENT SHALL COLLATE’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO COLLATE IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PROCEEDING THE EVENTS FIRST GIVING RISE TO A CLAIM.
- TERM AND TERMINATION
6.1 License Term. The License Term is as specified by Collate at the time of Your entering into this Agreement and specific to the version of Collate licensed to You. If Your license is limited in time, the License Term shall commence upon the date set forth on the Order Form and shall continue for the period of time set forth by Collate at the time of Your order.
6.2 Termination; Effect of Expiration or Termination. In the event of any breach of this Agreement by either party, the non-breaching party shall have the right to terminate the Agreement for cause if such breach has not been cured within 30 days of written notice from the non-breaching party specifying the breach in detail. Collate shall also have a right to terminate this Agreement for cause if You are in breach of any other agreement with Collate. Upon any termination of the Agreement, (a) You shall immediately discontinue use of the Software and destroy all copies of the Software in Your possession or control; and (b) if Collate requests, You agree to promptly provide Collate with written certification of the destruction. The following provisions shall survive any termination of this Agreement: Sections 4, 5, 6, and 7.
- GENERAL PROVISIONS
7.1 Notice. Notices regarding this Agreement to Collate shall be in writing and sent by first class mail or overnight courier (if from within the USA), or international courier, addressed to Collate at the address provided at the time of Your order. Collate may give notice to You by electronic mail to Your e-mail address on record with Collate, or by written communication sent by first class mail or overnight courier (if to an address within the USA), or international courier, to Your address on record in Collate’s account information. All notices shall be deemed to have been given three days after mailing or posting (if sent by first class mail), upon delivery in the case of courier, or 12 hours after sending by confirmed facsimile or e-mail.
7.2 Export. You agree that U.S. export control laws and other applicable export and import laws govern Your use of the Software. You represent that You are not a citizen of an embargoed country or prohibited end user under applicable U.S. export and anti-terrorism laws, regulations and lists. You will not use, export or allow a third party to use or export the Software in any manner that would violate applicable law, including but not limited to export control laws and regulations.
7.3 Force Majeure. Neither party will be responsible for failure of performance due to causes beyond its control. Such causes include (without limitation) accidents, acts of God, labor disputes, actions of any government agency, shortage of materials, acts of terrorism, or the stability or availability of the Internet or a portion thereof.
7.4 Governing Law; Jurisdiction. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York and controlling U.S. federal law. The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods, and choice of law rules of any jurisdiction will not apply to this Agreement. Any legal action or proceeding relating to this Agreement shall be instituted in a state or federal court in New York County, New York, and each party hereby submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and waives any defense relating to venue or forum non convenience.
7.5 Integration; Modification. This Agreement together with any purchase order, represents the parties’ entire understanding relating to the subject matter herein, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional, communications. Except as otherwise set forth herein, the terms and conditions of this Agreement may only be amended by written agreement of the parties. Nothing contained in any purchase order submitted by You shall in any way serve to modify or add to the terms of this Agreement.
7.6 Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be illegal or unenforceable, that provision will be limited to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.
7.7 Relationship of Parties. No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between Collate and You as a result of this Agreement or use of the Software.
7.8 Waiver. The failure of either party to enforce any right or provision in this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by such party in writing.
7.9 Refunds. For paid editions of Collate, Collate will provide a full refund of the entire purchase amount, should you be unsatisfied with your purchase for any reason, for up to 30 days after your initial purchase date. Collate, in its sole discretion, shall determine initial purchase date. Subsequent recurring charges or cancelations after 30 days are not eligible for a refund.