Service Agreement SeekBeak.com
SeekBeak.com will provide you with use of the Service, including a browser interface and data encryption, transmission, access and storage. Your registration for, or use of, the Service shall be deemed to be your agreement to abide by this Agreement including any materials available on the SeekBeak.com website incorporated by reference herein, including but not limited to SeekBeak.com’s privacy and security policies.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
The following are the standard terms and conditions under which SeekBeak.com (“the Company”) supplies Services. These Terms and Conditions shall, unless otherwise expressly stated in writing, apply to the subject matter of any agreement in respect thereof.
1.1 In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:
- “Agreement” – means any agreements entered into between the Company and a Customer to which these standard Terms and Conditions apply;
“Customer” – means the individual, business, or other organisation with whom the Company contracts;
“Supplier” – means any supplier of Products or Services to the Company;
“Products” – means computer hardware, software and associated equipment that may be supplied by the Company;
- and “Services” – means any service supplied by the Company.
1.2 Any reference to a day or days refers to business days – that is any day which is not a weekend or public or bank holiday in Canada.
1.3 The headings in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.
2. Privacy & Security
Disclosure SeekBeak.com’s privacy and security policies may be viewed at http://www.seekbeak.com/privacy. SeekBeak.com reserves the right to modify its privacy and security policies in its reasonable discretion from time to time.
3. License Grant & Restrictions
SeekBeak.com hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide right to use the Service, solely for your own internal business purposes, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by SeekBeak.com and its licensors.
You may not access the Service if you are a direct competitor of SeekBeak.com, except with SeekBeak.com’s prior written consent. In addition, you may not access the Service for purposes of monitoring its availability, performance or functionality, or for any other benchmarking or competitive purposes.
You shall not (i) reverse engineer or access the Service in order to (a) build a competitive product or service, (b) build a product using similar ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Service, or (c) copy any ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Service. User licenses cannot be shared or used by more than one individual User but may be reassigned from time to time to new Users who are replacing former Users who have terminated employment or otherwise changed job status or function and no longer use the Service.
You may use the Service only for your internal business purposes and shall not: (i) send spam or otherwise duplicative or unsolicited messages in violation of applicable laws; (ii) send or store infringing, obscene, threatening, libellous, or otherwise unlawful material, including material harmful to children or violative of third party privacy rights; (iii) send or store material containing software viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful computer code, files, scripts, agents or programs; (iv) interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Service or the data contained therein; or (v) attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Service or its related systems or networks.
4. Your Responsibilities
You are responsible for all activity occurring under your User accounts and shall abide by all applicable local, national and foreign laws, treaties and regulations in connection with your use of the Service, including those related to data privacy, international communications and the transmission of technical or personal data. You shall: (i) notify SeekBeak.com immediately of any unauthorised use of any password or account or any other known or suspected breach of security; (ii) report to SeekBeak.com immediately and use reasonable efforts to stop immediately any copying or distribution of Content that is known or suspected by you or your Users; and (iii) not impersonate another SeekBeak.com user or provide false identity information to gain access to or use the Service.
5. Account Information and Data
SeekBeak.com does not own any data, information or material that you submit to the Service in the course of using the Service (”Customer Data”). You, not SeekBeak.com, shall have sole responsibility for the accuracy, quality, integrity, legality, reliability, appropriateness, and intellectual property ownership or right to use of all Customer Data, and SeekBeak.com shall not be responsible or liable for the deletion, correction, destruction, damage, loss or failure to store any Customer Data. SeekBeak.com reserves the right to withhold, remove and/or discard Customer Data without notice for any breach, including, without limitation, your non-payment. Upon termination for cause, your right to access or use Customer Data immediately ceases, and SeekBeak.com shall have no obligation to maintain or forward any Customer Data.
6. Intellectual Property Ownership
SeekBeak.com alone (and its licensors, where applicable) shall own all right, title and interest, including all related Intellectual Property Rights, in and to the SeekBeak.com Technology, the Content and the Service and any suggestions, ideas, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations or other information provided by you or any other party relating to the Service. This Agreement is not a sale and does not convey to you any rights of ownership in or related to the Service, the SeekBeak.com Technology or the Intellectual Property Rights owned by SeekBeak.com The SeekBeak.com name, and the product names associated with the Service are trademarks of SeekBeak.comor third parties, and no right or license is granted to use them.
7. Charges and Payment of Fees
Charges are monthly, or yearly. You shall pay all fees or charges to your account in accordance with the fees, charges, and billing terms in effect at the time a fee or charge is due and payable. Payments are arranged through the Stripe payment system All payment obligations are non-cancellable and all amounts paid are non-refundable. SeekBeak.com reserves the right to modify its fees and charges and to introduce new charges at any time, upon at least 30 days prior notice to you, which notice may be provided by e-mail. All pricing terms are confidential, and you agree not to disclose them to any third party.
Implementation advisory, support and training fees are subject to separate negotiation and are paid upon delivery.
8. Billing and Renewal
SeekBeak.com charges and collects monthly and/or yearly for use of the Service. SeekBeak.com will automatically issue an invoice for each month upon receipt of payment. Fees for other services will be charged on an as-quoted basis. SeekBeak.com’s fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you shall be responsible for payment of all such taxes, levies, or duties. You agree to provide SeekBeak.com payment provider with complete and accurate billing and contact information. This information may include your legal company name, street address, e-mail address.
9. Non-Payment and Suspension / Termination
In addition to any other rights granted to SeekBeak.com herein, SeekBeak.com reserves the right to suspend or terminate this Agreement and your access to the Service if your account becomes delinquent (falls into arrears). Delinquent invoices (accounts in arrears) are subject to interest of 3.0% above Bank of England base rate per month on any outstanding balance, or the maximum permitted by law, whichever is less, plus all expenses of collection. If you or SeekBeak.com initiates termination of this Agreement, you will be obligated to pay the balance due on your account computed in accordance with the Charges and Payment of Fees section above.
SeekBeak.com reserves the right to impose a reconnection fee in the event you are suspended and thereafter request access to the Service. You agree and acknowledge that SeekBeak.com has no obligation to retain Customer Data and that such Customer Data may be irretrievably deleted if your account is 30 days or more delinquent.
10. Termination for Cause
Any breach of your payment obligations or unauthorised use of the SeekBeak.com Technology or Service will be deemed a material breach of this Agreement. SeekBeak.com, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account or use of the Service if you breach or otherwise fail to comply with this Agreement. You agree and acknowledge that SeekBeak.com has no obligation to retain the Customer Data, and may delete such Customer Data, if you have materially breached this Agreement, including but not limited to failure to pay outstanding fees, and such breach has not been cured within 30 days of notice of such breach.
11. Representations & Warranties
Each party represents and warrants that it has the legal power and authority to enter into this Agreement. SeekBeak.com represents and warrants that it will provide the Service in a manner consistent with general industry standards reasonably applicable to the provision thereof and that the Service will perform substantially in accordance with the online SeekBeak.com help documentation under normal use and circumstances. You represent and warrant that you have not falsely identified yourself nor provided any false information to gain access to the Service and that your billing information is correct.
12. Mutual Indemnification
You shall indemnify and hold SeekBeak.com, its licensors and each such party’s parent organisations, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, attorneys and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of or in connection with: (i) a claim alleging that use of the Customer Data infringes the rights of, or has caused harm to, a third party; (ii) a claim, which if true, would constitute a violation by you of your representations and warranties; or (iii) a claim arising from the breach by you or your Users of this Agreement, provided in any such case that SeekBeak.com (a) gives written notice of the claim promptly to you; (b) gives you sole control of the defence and settlement of the claim (provided that you may not settle or defend any claim unless you unconditionally release SeekBeak.com of all liability and such settlement does not affect SeekBeak.com’s business or Service); (c) provides to you all available information and assistance; and (d) has not compromised or settled such claim.
SeekBeak.com shall indemnify and hold you and your parent organisations, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, attorneys and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of or in connection with: (i) a claim alleging that the Service directly infringes a copyright, or a trademark of a third party; (ii) a claim, which if true, would constitute a violation by SeekBeak.com of its representations or warranties; or (iii) a claim arising from breach of this Agreement by SeekBeak.com; provided that you (a) promptly give written notice of the claim to SeekBeak.com; (b) give SeekBeak.com sole control of the defence and settlement of the claim (provided that SeekBeak.com may not settle or defend any claim unless it unconditionally releases you of all liability); (c) provide to SeekBeak.com all available information and assistance; and (d) have not compromised or settled such claim. SeekBeak.com shall have no indemnification obligation, and you shall indemnify SeekBeak.com pursuant to this Agreement, for claims arising from any infringement arising from the combination of the Service with any of your products, service, hardware or business process(s).
13. Disclaimer of Warranties
SeekBeak.com AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY, OR GUARANTY AS TO THE RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT. SeekBeak.com AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT (A) THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR OPERATE IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SYSTEM OR DATA, (B) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, (C) ANY STORED DATA WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, OR (E) THE SERVICE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKE THE SERVICE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE SERVICE AND ALL CONTENT IS PROVIDED TO YOU STRICTLY ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW BY SeekBeak.com AND ITS LICENSORS.
14. Internet Delays
SeekBeak.com’S SERVICES MAY BE SUBJECT TO LIMITATIONS, DELAYS, AND OTHER PROBLEMS INHERENT IN THE USE OF THE INTERNET AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS. SeekBeak.com IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DELAYS, DELIVERY FAILURES, OR OTHER DAMAGE RESULTING FROM SUCH PROBLEMS.
15. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY EXCEED THE AMOUNTS ACTUALLY PAID BY AND/OR DUE FROM YOU IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO SUCH CLAIM. IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY AND/OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR KIND (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THIS SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR FOR ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE SERVICE, ANY INTERRUPTION, INACCURACY, ERROR OR OMISSION, REGARDLESS OF CAUSE IN THE CONTENT, EVEN IF THE PARTY FROM WHICH DAMAGES ARE BEING SOUGHT OR SUCH PARTY’S LICENSORS HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Subject to the agreement of the parties, if any dispute or difference shall arise between the Company and the Customer on any matter relating to or arising out of the Agreement, such a dispute shall be referred to the arbitration of a single Arbitrator to be agreed upon by the parties or failing agreement to be appointed by the then President of the Law Society of Canada.
17. Proper Law and Jurisdiction
The Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Canada. Any dispute concerning it or its interpretation shall be adjudicated in that Jurisdiction.
19. Modification to Terms
SeekBeak.com reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement or its policies relating to the Service at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Agreement on the Service. You are responsible for regularly reviewing this Agreement. Continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
20. Assignment; Change in Control
This Agreement may not be assigned by you without the prior written approval of SeekBeak.com but may be assigned without your consent by SeekBeak.com to (i) a parent or subsidiary, (ii) an acquirer of assets, or (iii) a successor by merger. Any purported assignment in violation of this section shall be void. Any actual or proposed change in control of you that results or would result in a direct competitor of SeekBeak.com directly or indirectly owning or controlling 50% or more of you shall entitle SeekBeak.com to terminate this Agreement for cause immediately upon written notice.
21. Fair Use
SeekBeak.com wants all of our customers to get the best value and quality from our unlimited plans, and have a lenient Fair Usage Policy to prevent fraud and abuse of our Services. If we feel that an account is using our platform in an excessive, abusive and/or fraudulent manner, the account owner will be contacted and action will be taken on a case by case basis.