Terms of Service
BY CHECKING THE PRESENTED BOX, YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, FULLY UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT (AS DEFINED BELOW). AND INCLUDING REVISED TEXT AS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE LOCATED AT HTTP://WWW.get-reconnect.com (“RECONNECT WEBSITE”).
Last modified: July 28, 2017
ITEMBASE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR RECONNECT SERVICE
These Terms and Conditions of Service (the “Agreement”) are between you, or if accepting on behalf of an entity, such entity (“Customer”, "you", “your”, or “eCommerce Merchant”) and Itembase GmbH, a German GmbH ( ”Itembase”, “we”, “us” or "our") and constitutes a legal agreement governing the “Service,” which is described below in Section 1 below.
1. About the Service.
Reconnect includes services and tools allowing you to segment your customers and product, to create and make content available, to communicate customer retention and service messages to your customers, and to process transactional information. Itembase reserves the right to add other services that we may deem interesting for our customers, such as advice, training, professional contact network, forums, access to news, surveys and research programs.
2.1 This Agreement constitutes a binding legal contract that governs your purchase and ongoing use of and access to the Service. If you are entering this Agreement on behalf of a company or other entity, you represent and warrant that you have authority to bind such company or other entity to this Agreement. You must complete the service order and accept the terms of this Agreement before you may access or use the Service.
2.2 Your eligibility for use of and access to the Service and ongoing eligibility for such use or access is conditioned upon you meeting and continuing to meet the following minimum requirements (“Eligibility Requirements"), which you represent and warrant: (a) You have the legal capacity to be bound by this Agreement; (b) You have the necessary rights and authority to enter and perform the obligations required of you under this Agreement; (c) All information which you provide to us, including but not limited to information provided during registration, information about your business, all relevant payment information, is yours or within your right to use, and is and will remain accurate, complete and current; (d) You are in compliance with, and will only use the Service in compliance with, all applicable laws, including but not limited to the applicable laws and regulations pertaining to data privacy and laws, the import or export of data or software or local laws; (e) All direct Service for which you seek to implement the Reconnect Service are owned by you; (f) None of the data or Content will contain any unlawful, defamatory, offensive, libelous, harassing, abusive, fraudulent, pornographic or obscene content or material; (g) You are not subject to any pending lawsuits, fines, or government or regulatory actions; and (i) You will provide us with any information, records, or materials that we request to verify your compliance with the Eligibility Requirements and the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
2.3 Only those eCommerce Merchants that have been approved by Itembase may access and use the Service. Itembase reserves the right to reject any eCommerce Merchant, for any reason, in its sole discretion, including but not limited to failing to meet the Eligibility Requirements identified in Section 2.2 above. If you do not agree with this Agreement, or you cannot abide by the representations set forth in Section 2.2 above and elsewhere in this Agreement, then you must not accept this Agreement and must not use the Service.
We reserve the right to amend or modify the terms of this Agreement at any time. The most recent version of this Agreement can be found at www.get-reconnect.com with the date of last modification noted above. Such modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof. You are responsible for reviewing this Agreement on a regular basis to keep yourself apprised of any changes. If you do not agree to the revised terms and conditions, your sole recourse is to immediately cease all use of the Service. Your continued access or use of the Service will constitute your acceptance of the revised Agreement.
4. Use of the Reconnect Service.
4.1 License. Subject to your strict compliance with the terms of this Agreement, you shall, during the Term, have a non-exclusive, personal, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable right to access, implement, use, and make calls to the Reconnect Service or APIs as permitted by this Agreement for purposes of providing your direct or Service Provider Services to End Users.
4.2 Restrictions. You agree that you will not (and will not permit any third party to) directly or indirectly: (a) resell, rent, lease, loan, sublicense or otherwise distribute, transfer or make available the Reconnect Service or any part thereof to any third party; (b) misrepresent the source or ownership of the Reconnect Service or remove, obscure, or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices, falsify or delete any author attributions, legal notices or other labels of the origin or source of the Reconnect Service and APIs; (c) promote or facilitate unlawful online gambling or disruptive commercial messages or advertisements.
4.3 Service Usage. In order to use the Reconnect Service, you must obtain User credentials via the registration process. You are solely responsible for all usage associated with your User Account, regardless of whether you have knowledge of such usage. You shall not share your User Account with any third party, shall keep such User Account secure and shall use it as your sole means of accessing the Reconnect Service.
4.4 User Feedback. We desire to continue to improve the Service and to keep it up to date. For purposes of this Agreement, “User Feedback” means collectively, any comments, suggestions, recommendations, or proposed corrections related to the Service from an End User, visitor, or any individual that has access to the Reconnect Service, directly or via the Service Provider Services. You agree that we will have the right to make any and all uses of the User Feedback, including but not limited to using and incorporating the User Feedback into the Service or with any of our other products and services.
4.5 Compliance. We reserve the sole right and discretion to determine whether your use of the Service is in compliance with this Agreement, including but not limited to, upon reasonable notice and during standard business hours, conducting an audit of your networks or systems connected to your use of the Service. Additionally, we reserve the right to remove any Content (as defined in Section 9 below) from the Reconnect, and/or disclose Content or other information relating to your use of the Services (a) if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us or this web site; (b) to protect and defend the rights or property of Reconnect; or (3) to act in urgent circumstances to protect the security or safety of any users of the Services, the Reconnect Website or the public.
4.6 End User Registration. You acknowledge that, in order for you to use the Services and the API, each End User shall be required to register for an account with Reconnect and become an Reconnect Registered User. You will ensure that each End User Agreement shall require that such End User become an Reconnect Registered User.
5.1 Subscription Plan. The Reconnect Service and APIs are made available on a subscription basis. The fees applicable for the Reconnect Service and APIs ("Fees") will include but not be limited to the subscription fees, and can be found at www.get-reconnect.com (the “Fee Schedule”) You agree to pay all Fees incurred in connection with the Services and your Reconnect account. You will be charged (i) a one (1) time connection fee, (ii) a monthly or annual connection and maintenance fee, as applicable and (iii) any applicable service and volume fees, in each case as set forth in the Fee Schedule or in your Service Order. Reconnect will bill the monthly or yearly fees associated with your account to the credit card you provide to us during registration (or to a different credit card if you change your account information) or as otherwise agreed in the Service Order. All fees are exclusive of taxes, which we will charge as applicable, and are payable on the due date therefor. Any amounts not paid when due shall accrue interest at the rate of 1.5% per month or the highest amount permitted by law, whichever is lower.
5.2 No Refunds. All Fees are non-refundable. You understand and acknowledge that you will not be issued any credits, refunds or pro-rated discounts for unused amounts, even if prepaid via a subscription plan (whether monthly or annual).
We may, in our sole discretion, update or modify the Service for any and all reasons, including for purposes of improving the performance of the Reconnect Service. You agree to the terms of the service and if you are dissatisfied with any aspect of the Reconnect Service at any time, your sole and exclusive remedy is to cease using the Reconnect Service and terminate this Agreement as set forth in Section 13 below.
All technical and non-technical information concerning or related to the Service or any part thereof, including any source code, documentation, product roadmaps, business and marketing plans, and any information related to the foregoing constitutes our confidential information and property (“Confidential Information”). You agree to (i) use the Confidential Information only in connection with fulfilling your rights and obligations under this Agreement; (ii) hold the Confidential Information in strict confidence and exercise due care with respect to its handling and protection, consistent with your protection of your own confidential information but not less than reasonable care, (iii) not disclose the Confidential Information except for disclosures to employees who have a bona fide need to know the Confidential Information and who have entered into written confidentiality obligations no less stringent than those contained in this Agreement. You agree that any unauthorized disclosure of the Confidential Information would cause us irreparable harm, and that in the event of any breach or threatened breach of the above confidentiality obligations, we shall be entitled to seek equitable relief in addition to any other remedy available to us at law or in equity.
We shall own and retain all right, title, and interest in and to the Service, Reconnect Service and APIs, and Confidential Information, including all intellectual property rights contained therein. You shall not remove or destroy any copyright notices, proprietary markings or confidential legends placed upon or contained within the Service or Reconnect Service, or any copies thereof. Except for the express licenses granted in Section 4.1, no other licenses are granted by us hereunder whether by implication, estoppel or otherwise, and we hereby reserve all rights not expressly granted herein. You retain ownership of all intellectual property rights in any content submitted by you in the course of using the Service ("Content"). Itembase does not claim ownership over any of your Content. This Agreement does however, grant us license rights needed for us to provide the Services to you and to analyze the data in anonymized format for the purpose of improving out offerings to our customers. If you provide us with any ideas, suggestions orrecommendations regarding the Service (“Input”), we shall be free to retain, use and incorporate such Input in our products and/or services (including but not limited to the Service), without payment of royalties or other consideration to you. Unless expressly permitted by the End User, content owner or by applicable law, you agree that you will not, and will not permit your end users to, do the following with any data returned from the Service:
- Scrape, build databases or otherwise create permanent copies of such data and content, or keep cached copies longer than permitted by the cache header;
- Copy, translate, modify, create a derivative work of, sell, lease, lend, convey, distribute, publicly display or sublicense to any third party;
- Misrepresent the source or ownership; or
- Remove, obscure, or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices, falsify or delete any author attributions, legal notices or other labels of the origin or source of material.
The Reconnect Service may contain some third party content (such as text, images, videos, audio, or software). This content is the sole responsibility of the person that makes it available. We may sometimes review content to determine whether it is illegal or violates our policies, and we may remove or refuse to display such content.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS-IS,” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WE DO NOT WARRANT THE COMPREHENSIVENESS, CORRECTNESS, LEGALITY, OR ACCURACY OF THE SERVICE OR THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH OR FROM OUR SERVICE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
You will indemnify, defend, and hold us, our affiliates, and each of our and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors, licensors, partners and suppliers (collectively the “Suppliers”) harmless from and against any and all liabilities, damages, losses, costs and expenses (including but not limited to reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to:(a) your use of the Reconnect Service; (b) Data or Content; (c) any non-compliance with this Agreement by you. You will cooperate as reasonably required in the defense of any claim. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
12. Limitation of Liability.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ITEMBASE AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE USE OF THE RECONNECT SERVICE OR APIS OR, INCLUDING ANY LOSS OF REVENUE, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES OR DATA, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY (INCLUDING, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: CONTRACT, TORT, COMMON LAW, OR STATUTORY), WHETHER OR NOT ITEMBASE OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH LOSSES. IN NO EVENT WILL RECONNECT’S MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU FOR THE SERVICE DURING THE SIX (6) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE CLAIM. NOTHING IN THESE TERMS LIMITS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. IN ALL CASES, ITEMBASE, AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT IS NOT REASONABLY FORESEEABLE.
13. Term; Termination; Suspension.
This Agreement will remain in effect until terminated by either you or us as set out below (“Term”). Unless otherwise agreed in writing between the parties, you may terminate
this Agreement with 30 days notification after 3 (three) month of paid service. Itembase’s obligation to provide you Reconnect service and your obligation to pay Itembase for
the Reconnect service ends on the termination date. The termination date is the same your termination notice was received but in the following month. Example: Customer writes
and sends us via email a termination notice April 16, 2017. Itembase receives the termination notice that same day and the contractual termination date automatically becomes
May 16, 2017. Service will be provided and Customer will pay current and future bills for service up until May 16, 2017. Itembase may anytime, at will and without liability,
terminate this Agreement and your rights to access and use the Service upon notice to you of failure to pay Fees owed or other Agreement breach.
We also reserve the right to temporarily suspend access to the Reconnect Service or availability of the Service for: (a) scheduled or unscheduled maintenance; (b) purposes of maintaining the security and/or integrity of our network, hardware, or associated systems or those of our third-party providers; (c) unplanned technical problems, security breaches or outages; or (d) the actual or suspected violation of the terms of this Agreement by you.
Sections 4.2, 4.3, 4.5, 5.3, and 7 through 14 will survive termination of this Agreement or any discontinuation of the offering of the Service or any part thereof.
14.1 Relationship of the Parties. You acknowledge and agree that you and Itembase are operating as independent contractors and not as partners, agents or joint ventures. Neither party will make any commitment, by contract or otherwise, binding upon the other or represent that it has any authority to do so. You understand that we reserve the right to provide the Service to other companies, partners, or individuals, in our sole discretion.
14.2 Publicity. During the Term, you may promote your use of the Service to your users, so long as you do so truthfully and without implying that your use is endorsed or supported by us. For example, you may factually state that your direct service or Service Provider Services use the Reconnect Service. However, you may not use our name, logo or trademarks in any advertisement, marketing collateral or otherwise issue any public announcements or press releases regarding this Agreement or your use of the Service without our prior written consent in each instance.
14.3 Marketing and Promotional Use. In the course of promoting, marketing, or demonstrating the Reconnect Service and APIs or our other products or services, we may publicize that you are using the Reconnect Service, including but not limited to using your name or logo in presentations, marketing materials, or customer lists or creating marketing materials that show screenshots of the Reconnect Service as used by your direct service or on your Service Provider Services. You grant us all necessary rights for the foregoing purposes.
14.4 Assignment. You may not assign this Agreement or any rights or obligations without our prior written consent and any attempt to do so will be null and void. We may assign this Agreement (in whole or in part) to any entity, for any reason, without notice and without your consent.
14.5 Force Majeure. You understand and agree that we will not be liable to you for any delay or failure to perform hereunder due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control, including acts of God, acts of government, flood, fire, earthquakes, civil unrest, acts of terror, strikes or other labor problems (excluding those involving such party's employees), Internet or other service disruptions involving hardware, software or power systems not within our possession or reasonable control, and denial of service attacks.
14.6 Governing Law. This Agreement will be governed and construed under the laws of Germany without regard to conflicts of law provisions. The parties agree that any suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Agreement will be brought in the federal and/or state courts, as applicable, in Berlin, Germany, and each party irrevocably submits to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts. Notwithstanding this, you agree that we will be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
14.7 Waiver. No provision of this Agreement will be waived by any act, omission or knowledge of ours or our agents or employees except specifically in a writing signed by us.
14.8 Severability. If any provision or part of a provision in the Agreement is held to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable by a court or other decision making authority of competent jurisdiction, then the remainder of the provision will be enforced so as to effect the intention of the parties, and the validity and enforceability of all other provisions in the Agreement will not be affected or impaired.
14.9 Notices; Electronic Communications. By registering for the Service and accepting this Agreement, you consent to receiving and we reserve the right to send you communications or information regarding the Service, including but not limited to (i) notices about your use of the Service, including any notices concerning violations of use, (ii) updates, and (iii) promotional information and materials regarding our products and services, via electronic mail. In the event that we send such communications, you will have the opportunity to opt-out of receiving future messages.
14.10 Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the whole legal agreement between the parties in connection with your use of the Service, and governs such use. This Agreement completely replaces and supersedes any prior agreements between the parties in relation to the Reconnect Service, whether written or oral, in connection with the Reconnect Service. Except pursuant to Section 3 (Modifications), any modification of or changes to this Agreement must be in a writing duly authorized by an authorized representative of ours.
If you have any questions about the Reconnect Service or this Agreement, you may contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org