These terms and conditions, as may be amended from time to time, apply to all our services directly or indirectly (through distributors) made available online, through any mobile device, by email or by telephone. By accessing, browsing and using our web site or apps or any of our applications through whatever platform and/or by creating an account, you acknowledge and agree to have read, understood and agreed to the terms and conditions set out below (including the privacy statement).

Connect Platforms services are operated and managed by Brehon Technologies Limited (hereinafter referred to as “Company”), an Irish Limited Company.

Services

Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Company will use commercially reasonable efforts to provide Customer the Services. As part of the registration process, Customer will identify an administrative user name and password for Customer's Company account. Company reserves the right to refuse registration of, or cancel passwords it deems inappropriate. Subject to the terms hereof, Company will endeavor to provide Customer with reasonable support services and implementations assistance, through electronic mail or another reasonable mechanism, in accordance with Company’s standard practice.

Restrictions and responsibilities

Customer will not, directly or indirectly: reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code, object code or underlying structure, ideas, know-how or algorithms relevant to the Services or any software, documentation or data related to the Services (“Software”); modify, translate, or create derivative works based on the Services or any Software (except to the extent expressly permitted by Company or authorized within the Services); use the Services or any Software for timesharing or service bureau purposes or otherwise for the benefit of a third; or remove any proprietary notices or labels. With respect to any Software that is distributed or provided to Customer for use on Customer premises or devices, Company hereby grants Customer a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to use such Software during the Term only in connection with the Services.

Customer represents, covenants, and warrants that Customer will use the Services only in compliance with Company's standard published policies then in effect (the “Policy”) and all applicable laws and regulations. Customer hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Company 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 Services. Although Company has no obligation to monitor Customer’s use of the Services, Company may do so and may prohibit any use of the Services it believes may be (or alleged to be) in violation of the foregoing.

Customer shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment and ancillary services needed to connect to, access or otherwise use the Services, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, servers, software, operating systems, networking, web servers and the like (collectively, “Equipment”). Customer shall also be responsible for maintaining the security of the Equipment, Customer account, passwords (including but not limited to administrative and user passwords) and files, and for all uses of Customer account or the Equipment with or without Customer’s knowledge or consent.

Confidentiality; Proprietary rights

Company exclusively owns all right, title and interest in and to the Services and Software. Except as expressly granted hereunder, Company reserves all rights, title and interests in and to the Services and Software.

As between the parties, the Customer Content (as defined below) will be owned by Customer. Customer will be solely responsible for the accuracy, quality, integrity and legality of Customer Content. Customer hereby grants to Company a non-exclusive, worldwide license to copy, modify (including the right to create derivative works of), display and use Customer Content in connection with performing Services. “Customer Content” means any data and other material uploaded or supplied directly to Company by Customer or Customer’s end-users in the course of receiving or using Services.

Each party (the “Receiving Party”) understands that the other party (the “Disclosing Party”) has disclosed or may disclose business, technical or financial information relating to the Disclosing Party’s business (hereinafter referred to as “Proprietary Information” of the Disclosing Party). Proprietary Information of Company includes non-public information regarding features, functionality and performance of the Service. Proprietary Information of Customer includes non-public data provided by Customer to Company to enable the provision of the Services (“Customer Data”). The Receiving Party agrees: (i) to take reasonable precautions to protect such Proprietary Information, and (ii) not to use (except in performance of the Services or as otherwise permitted herein) or divulge to any third person any such Proprietary Information. The Disclosing Party agrees that the foregoing shall not apply with respect to any information after five (5) years following the disclosure thereof or any information that the Receiving Party can document (a) is or becomes generally available to the public, or (b) was in its possession or known by it prior to receipt from the Disclosing Party, or (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 or (e) is required to be disclosed by law.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, Company shall have the right collect and analyze data and other information relating to the provision, use and performance of various aspects of the Services and related systems and technologies (including, without limitation, information concerning Customer Data and data derived therefrom), and Company will be free (during and after the term hereof) to (i) use such information and data to improve and enhance the Services and for other development, diagnostic and corrective purposes in connection with the Services and other Company offerings, and (ii) disclose such data solely in aggregate or other de-identified form in connection with its business. No rights or licenses are granted except as expressly set forth herein.

Payment of fees

Customer will pay Company all applicable Services fees (as described in the Services or otherwise designated by Company from time to time) (the “Fees”). If Customer’s use of the Services exceeds the applicable service capacity (as described in the Services or otherwise designated by Company from time to time) or otherwise requires the payment of additional fees (per the terms of this Agreement), Customer shall be billed for such usage and Customer agrees to pay the additional fees in the manner provided herein. Company reserves the right to change the Fees or applicable charges and to institute new charges and Fees at the end of the initial Services term or then current renewal term, upon thirty (30) days prior notice to Customer (which may be sent by email). If Customer believes that Company has billed Customer incorrectly, Customer must contact Company no later than 60 days after the date on the relevant billing statement, in order to receive an adjustment or credit.

Prior to the commencement of paid Services, Customer shall provide Company all relevant information regarding Customer’s credit card or other payment instrument. Customer represents and warrants to Company that such information is true and that Customer is authorized to use such payment instrument. Customer will promptly update its account information with any changes (for example, a change in Customer billing address or credit card expiration date) that may occur. Customer hereby authorizes Company to bill Customer’s payment instrument in advance on a periodic basis in accordance with the terms described in the Service, and Customer further agrees to pay any charges so incurred. Customer shall be responsible for all taxes associated with Services.

Term and termination

Subject to earlier termination as provided herein, this Agreement is for the initial Services term as specified in connection with the sign-up process for the Services, and shall be automatically renewed for additional periods of the same duration as the initial Services term, unless either party requests termination at least thirty (30) days prior to the end of the then-current term (collectively, the “Term”).

In addition to any other remedies it may have, either party may also terminate this Agreement upon five (5) days’ notice (or without notice in the case of nonpayment or violation of Sections 2.2 or 2.3), if the other party materially breaches any of term of this Agreement. Either party may also terminate this Agreement for any reason upon thirty (30) days’ prior written notice. Customer will pay in full for the Services up to and including the last day on which the Services are provided, and any pre-paid Fees are non-refundable (except for early termination by Company for convenience if undelivered Services were prepaid).

Within 30 days after a request by Customer or any termination of this Agreement, Company will make available to Customer electronically all Customer Content. After such 30 day period, Company will have no obligation to maintain or provide any Customer Content and may thereafter, unless legally prohibited, delete all Customer Content in its systems or otherwise in its possession or under its control.

Warranty and disclaimer

Company shall use reasonable efforts consistent with prevailing industry standards to maintain the Services in a manner which minimizes errors and interruptions in the Services and shall perform the Implementation Services in a professional and workmanlike manner. Services may be temporarily unavailable for scheduled maintenance or for unscheduled emergency maintenance, either by Company or by third-party providers, or because of other causes beyond Company’s reasonable control. Company does not warrant that the Services will be uninterrupted or error free; nor does it make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of the Services. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION, THE SERVICES AND IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Limitation of liability

NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY, EXCEPT FOR BODILY INJURY OF A PERSON, COMPANY AND ITS SUPPLIERS (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ALL EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY SUPPLIERS), OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, REPRESENTATIVES, CONTRACTORS AND EMPLOYEES SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT OR TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATED THERETO UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY: (A) FOR ERROR OR INTERRUPTION OF USE OR FOR LOSS OR INACCURACY OR CORRUPTION OF DATA OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS, SERVICES OR TECHNOLOGY OR LOSS OF BUSINESS; (B) FOR ANY INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; (C) FOR ANY MATTER BEYOND COMPANY’S REASONABLE CONTROL; OR (D) FOR ANY AMOUNTS THAT, TOGETHER WITH AMOUNTS ASSOCIATED WITH ALL OTHER CLAIMS, EXCEED THE FEES PAID BY CUSTOMER TO COMPANY FOR THE SERVICES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IN THE 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACT THAT GAVE RISE TO THE LIABILITY, IN EACH CASE, WHETHER OR NOT COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Miscellaneous

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 Company’s prior written consent. Company may transfer and assign any of its rights and obligations under this Agreement without consent. 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 by both parties, 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 Company in any respect whatsoever. In any action or proceeding to enforce rights under this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover costs and attorneys’ fees. 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; the day after it is sent, if sent for next day delivery by recognized overnight delivery service; and upon receipt, if sent by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested.

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the Republic of Ireland. The parties consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the Republic of Ireland.

Last updated on July 6, 2015.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments about our Terms of Service as outlined above, you can contact us at: support@connectplatforms.com