BUDDHA BACKUP END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT
BY INSTALLING BUDDHA BACKUP, YOU AND ANY ENTITY THAT YOU REPRESENT (“CUSTOMER”) ARE UNCONDITIONALLY CONSENTING TO BE BOUND BY AND ARE BECOMING A PARTY TO THIS END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”). CUSTOMER’S CONTINUED USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR ANY LICENSED MATERIALS PROVIDED BY JOSH ORENBERG (“BB”) SHALL ALSO CONSTITUTE ASSENT TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF CUSTOMER DOES NOT UNCONDITIONALLY AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT INSTALL BUDDHA BACKUP. IF THESE TERMS ARE CONSIDERED AN OFFER, ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO THESE TERMS. IF YOU ARE EXECUTING THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF AN ORGANIZATION, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE AUTHORITY TO DO SO.
1. LICENSE AND SUPPORT
1.1 Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, BB hereby grants to Customer a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to internally use (a) the Windows-executable code of Buddha Backup as provided by BB with the specifications generally promulgated by BB from time to time (the “Software”) solely for its internal use and benefit; and (b) the documentation, training materials or other materials supplied by BB (the “Other BB Materials”). (The Software and Other BB Materials are collectively referred to herein as the “Licensed Materials.”).
1.2 Subject to the terms hereof, BB will provide reasonable support to Customer for the Licensed Materials. BB will use commercially reasonable efforts to respond to customer in 24-48 hours on the website support forum. If requested by BB, Customer will designate an employee who will be responsible for all matters relating to this Agreement (“Primary Contact”). Customer may change the individual designated as Primary Contact at any time by providing written notice to BB.
2. RESTRICTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Customer will not, and will not permit any third party to: use the Licensed Materials for any purpose other than as specifically authorized in Section 1, or in such a manner that would enable any unlicensed person to access the Licensed Materials; reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code, object code or underlying structure, ideas or algorithms of the Licensed Materials, documentation or data related to the Licensed Materials (provided that reverse engineering is prohibited only to the extent such prohibition is not contrary to applicable law); modify, translate, or create derivative works based on the Licensed Materials; except as expressly permitted herein, use the Licensed Materials or software for timesharing or service bureau purposes or for any purpose other than its own internal use; use the Licensed Materials in connection with any high risk or strict liability activity (including, without limitation, air travel, space travel, firefighting, police operations, power plant operation, military operations, rescue operations, hospital and medical operations or the like); use the Licensed Materials or software other than in accordance with this Agreement and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations (including but not limited to any privacy laws, and laws and regulations concerning intellectual property, consumer and child protection, obscenity or defamation); or use the Licensed Materials in any manner that (1) is harmful, fraudulent, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, or otherwise objectionable (including without limitation, accessing any computer, computer system, network, software, or data without authorization, breaching the security of another user or system, and/or attempting to circumvent any user authentication or security process), (2) impersonates any person or entity, including without limitation any employee or representative of BB, or (3) contains a virus, trojan horse, worm, time bomb, unsolicited bulk, commercial, or “spam” message, or other harmful computer code, file, or program (including without limitation, password guessing programs, decoders, password gatherers, keystroke loggers, cracking tools, packet sniffers, and/or encryption circumvention programs).
2.2 Customer will cooperate with BB in connection with the performance of this Agreement by making available such personnel and information as may be reasonably required, and taking such other actions as BB may reasonably request. Customer will also cooperate with BB in establishing a password or other procedures for verifying that only designated employees of Customer have access to any administrative functions of the Licensed Materials.
2.3 Customer hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless BB against any damages, losses, liabilities, settlements and expenses (including without limitation costs and attorneys’ fees) in connection with any claim or action that arises from an alleged violation of the foregoing or otherwise from Customer’s use of Licensed Materials (including, without limitation, in connection with any Content (as defined below)). BB has no obligation to monitor Customer’s use of the Licensed Materials.
2.4 Customer will be responsible for maintaining the security of Customer’s account, passwords (including but not limited to administrative and user passwords) and files, and for all uses of Customer account with or without Customer’s knowledge or consent.
3.1 Each party (the “Receiving Party”) understands that the other party (the “Disclosing Party”) has disclosed or may disclose information relating to the Disclosing Party’s technology or business (hereinafter referred to as “Proprietary Information” of the Disclosing Party). Without limiting the foregoing, the Licensed Materials are BB Proprietary Information.
3.2 The Receiving Party agrees: (i) not to divulge to any third person any such Proprietary Information, (i) to give access to such Proprietary Information solely to those employees with a need to have access thereto for purposes of this Agreement, and (iii) to take the same security precautions to protect against disclosure or unauthorized use of such Proprietary Information that the party takes with its own proprietary information, but in no event will a party apply less than reasonable precautions to protect such Proprietary Information. The Disclosing Party agrees that the foregoing will not apply with respect to any information that the Receiving Party can document (a) is or becomes generally available to the public without any action by, or involvement of, the Receiving Party, (b) was in its possession or known by it prior to receipt from the Disclosing Party, (c) was rightfully disclosed to it without restriction by a third party, or (d) was independently developed without use of any Proprietary Information of the Disclosing Party. Nothing in this Agreement will prevent the Receiving Party from disclosing Proprietary Information pursuant to any judicial or governmental order, provided that the Receiving Party gives the Disclosing Party reasonable prior notice of such disclosure to contest such order. In any event, BB may collect data with respect to and report on the aggregate response rate and other aggregate measures of the Licensed Materials’ performance and Customer’s usage of the Licensed Materials; provided that BB will not identify Customer as the source of any such data without Customer’s prior written consent.
3.3 Each party acknowledges and agrees that the other may suffer irreparable damage in the event of a breach of the terms of Sections 1.1, 2.1 or 3.2 of this Agreement and that such party will be entitled to seek injunctive relief (without the necessity of posting a bond) in the event of any such breach.
3.4 Customer acknowledges that BB does not wish to receive any Proprietary Information from Customer that is not necessary for BB to perform its obligations under this Agreement (including, without limitation, any information protected under applicable privacy laws and regulations), and, unless the parties specifically agree otherwise, BB may reasonably presume that any unrelated information received from Customer is not confidential or Proprietary Information.
3.5 Both parties will have the right to disclose the existence but not the terms and conditions of this Agreement, unless such disclosure is approved in writing by both Parties prior to such disclosure, or is included in a filing required to be made by a party with a governmental authority (provided such party will use reasonable efforts to obtain confidential treatment or a protective order) or is made on a confidential basis as reasonably necessary to potential investors or acquirors.
4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
4.1 Except as expressly set forth herein, BB alone (and its licensors, where applicable) will retain all intellectual property rights relating to the Licensed Materials and any suggestions, ideas, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations or other information provided by Customer or any third party relating to the Licensed Materials, which are hereby assigned to BB. Customer will not copy, distribute, reproduce or use any of the foregoing except as expressly permitted under this Agreement. This Agreement is not a sale and does not convey to Customer any rights of ownership in or related to the Licensed Materials, or any intellectual property rights.
4.2 Customer shall not remove, alter or obscure any of BB’s (or its licensors’) copyright notices, proprietary legends, trademark or service mark attributions, patent markings or other indicia of BB’s (or its licensors’) ownership from the Licensed Materials. Additionally, Customer agrees to reproduce and include BB’s (and its licensors’) proprietary and copyright notices on any copies of the Licensed Materials, or on any portion thereof, including reproduction of copyright notices.
4.3 Customer and its licensors shall (and Customer hereby represents and warrants that they do) have and retain all right, title and interest (including, without limitation, sole ownership of) all content and data provided by or on behalf of Customer or made available or otherwise uploaded to or processed through use of the Licensed Materials (“Content”) and the intellectual property rights with respect to that Content. If BB receives any notice or claim that any Content, or activities hereunder with respect to any Content, may infringe or violate rights of a third party or any applicable law or regulation (a “Claim”), BB may (but is not required to) terminate this Agreement and Customer will indemnify BB from all liability, damages, settlements, attorney fees and other costs and expenses in connection with any such Claim, as incurred.
5. PAYMENT OF FEES
5.1 Customer will pay BB the applicable fees (the “Standard Pricing” to be determined at a later date) for the Licensed Materials selected and/or used by Customer (the “Fees”) without any right of set-off or deduction. Beta licenses will be free and perpetual. All perpetual licenses will persist across minor program updates indicated by changes in minor version numbers. BB will determine if such perpetual licenses persists across major program updates indicated by changes in major version numbers at the time of the program update. The version numbering scheme is in the format “major number.minor number.revision”. To the extent applicable, Customer will pay BB for additional services, such as integration fees or other consulting fees. All payments will be made in accordance with the payment schedule and the method of payment set forth in the Standard Pricing. If not otherwise specified, payments will be due upon your download of any Licensed Materials. All Fees paid hereunder (including any prepaid amounts) are non-refundable, including without limitation if this Agreement is terminated in accordance with Section 6 below.
5.2 Unpaid Fees are subject to a finance charge of one percent (1.0%) per month, or the maximum permitted by law, whichever is lower, plus all expenses of collection, including reasonable attorneys’ fees. Fees under this Agreement are exclusive of all taxes, including national, state or provincial and local use, sales, value-added, property and similar taxes, if any. Customer agrees to pay such taxes (excluding US taxes based on BB’s net income) unless Customer has provided BB with a valid exemption certificate. In the case of any withholding requirements, Customer will pay any required withholding itself and will not reduce the amount paid to BB on account thereof.
6.1 This Agreement shall continue until the earlier of (a) termination in accordance with this Section 6, or (b) expiration of Customer’s subscription to the Software, as designated by BB in the Standard Pricing and/or Customer’s purchase flow with respect to the Software.
6.2 Either party may terminate this Agreement at any time upon thirty (30) days’ prior written notice to the other. Either party may terminate this Agreement upon fifteen (15) days’ written notice to the other party in the event of any material breach of this Agreement by such other party that is not cured during such notice period (including, without limitation, any breach of Section 2.2 by Customer and/or failure to pay any amounts when due hereunder).
6.3 Either party may terminate this Agreement, without notice, (i) upon the institution by or against the other party of insolvency, receivership or bankruptcy proceedings (provided such proceedings are not dismissed within one hundred twenty (120) days of such institution), (ii) upon the other party’s making an assignment for the benefit of creditors, or (iii) upon the other party’s dissolution or ceasing to do business without a successor.
6.4 Customer’s access to the Licensed Materials, and any licenses granted hereunder, shall terminate upon any termination of this Agreement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that Customer has paid in full for a “perpetual license” to the Software (as specifically designated by BB in the Standard Pricing and/or Customer’s purchase flow with respect to the Software), Section 1.1 will survive any termination of this Agreement by BB pursuant to the first sentence of Section 6.2. The following Sections will survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement for any reason: 2 through 8 (inclusive).
7. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER
THE LICENSED MATERIALS, SOFTWARE AND BB PROPRIETARY INFORMATION AND ANYTHING PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS,” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. BB AND ITS LICENSORS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL BB OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE LICENSED MATERIALS OR ANYTHING PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, ANY LOSS OF OR CORRUPTION OF ANY DATA, ANY DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE LICENSED MATERIALS OR ANYTHING PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR OTHERWISE ARISING FROM THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF REVENUE OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS OR LOST SALES, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF BB HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.
THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF BB AND ITS LICENSORS, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR STRICT LIABILITY), OR OTHERWISE, WILL NOT EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, THE LESSER OF (i) ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000), OR (ii) THE FEES PAID TO BB HEREUNDER IN THE THREE MONTH PERIOD ENDING ON THE DATE THAT A CLAIM OR DEMAND IS FIRST ASSERTED. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.
9. U.S. GOVERNMENT MATTERS
Notwithstanding anything else, Customer may not provide to any person or export or re-export or allow the export or re-export of the Licensed Materials 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 Licensed Materials 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. As defined in FAR section 2.101, any software and documentation provided by BB are “commercial items” and according to DFAR section 252.227‑7014(a)(1) and (5) are deemed to be “commercial computer software” and “commercial computer software documentation.” Consistent with DFAR section 227.7202 and FAR section 12.212, any use modification, reproduction, release, performance, display, or disclosure of such commercial software or commercial software documentation by the U.S. Government will be governed solely by the terms of this Agreement and will be prohibited except to the extent expressly permitted by the terms of this Agreement.
If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by Customer except with BB’s prior written consent. BB may transfer and assign any of its rights and obligations under this Agreement with written notice to Customer. Both parties agree that this Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, and that all waivers and modifications must be in a writing signed or otherwise agreed to by BB, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and Customer does not have any authority of any kind to bind BB in any respect whatsoever. All notices under this Agreement will be in writing and will be deemed to have been duly given when received, if personally delivered; when receipt is electronically confirmed, if transmitted by facsimile or e-mail; and upon receipt, if sent by certified or registered mail (return receipt requested), postage prepaid. BB will not be liable for any loss resulting from a cause over which it does not have direct control. This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of California, U.S.A. without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. The federal and state courts sitting in Santa Clara County, California, U.S.A. will have proper and exclusive jurisdiction and venue with respect to any disputes arising from or related to the subject matter of this Agreement. Customer agrees to participate in press announcements, case studies, trade shows, or other forms reasonably requested by BB. Unless and until Customer notifies BB in writing to the contrary, BB is permitted to disclose that Customer is one of its customers to any third-party at its sole discretion, and to place Customer’s name and logo on its website and marketing materials for this purpose.