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BY CHECKING THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THE MASTER SERVICE AGREEMENT ON THE APOONLINE ORDER FORM AS PART OF THE SIGN UP PROCESS, YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS (THE "AGREEMENT") GOVERNING YOUR USE OF APOONLINE'S ONLINE SERVICE (THE "SERVICE"). IF YOU ARE ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF A LEGAL ENTITY, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND SUCH ENTITY TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, IN WHICH CASE THE TERMS "YOU" OR "YOUR" SHALL REFER TO SUCH ENTITY. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE SUCH AUTHORITY, OR IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST NOT USE THE SERVICE.
1. License Grant & Restrictions
APOonline hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide right to use the Service, solely for your own purposes, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by APOonline.
You shall not (i) license, sublicense, sell, resell, transfer, assign, distribute or otherwise commercially exploit or make available to any third party the Service or the Content in any way; (ii) modify or make derivative works based upon the Service or the Content; (iii) "frame" or "mirror" any Content on any other server or wireless or Internet-based device; or (iv) 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.
You shall not: (i) send spam or otherwise duplicative or unsolicited messages in violation of applicable laws; (ii) send or store infringing, obscene, threatening, libelous, or otherwise unlawful or tortuous 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 unauthorized access to the Service or its related systems or networks.
APOonline reserves the right to remove material that it deems harmful, obscene or in any way threatening to the safety, security, and enjoyment of its subscribers.
2. Account Information and Privacy
3. Intellectual Property Ownership
APOonline alone shall own all right, title and interest, including all related Intellectual Property Rights, in and to the APOonline Technology, the Content and the Service and any suggestions, ideas, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations or other information provided by you 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 APOonline Technology or the Intellectual Property Rights owned by APOonline. The APOonline name, the APOonline logo, and the product names associated with the Service are trademarks of APOonline, and no right or license is granted to use them. All content included on this site is protected by United States and International copyright laws. APOonline, APOonline CMS, APOonline Community, APOonline Store graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks or trade dress of APOonline. APOonline.org's trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any other product or service.
4. Charges and Payment of Fees
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. All payment obligations are noncancelable and all amounts paid are nonrefundable. You are responsible for paying for all fees the entire subscription Term, whether or not the Service is actively used. The subscription fee for additional licenses will be the then current, generally applicable subscription fee. APOonline 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. However, APOonline may not modify its fees and charges for services for which payment has already been rendered. All pricing terms are confidential, and you agree not to disclose them to any third party unless required by law.
5. Non-Payment and Suspension
In addition to any other rights granted to APOonline herein, APOonline reserves the right to suspend or terminate this Agreement and your access to the Service if your account becomes delinquent. You will continue to be charged during any period of suspension. If you or APOonline 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.
6. Termination for Cause
Any breach of your payment obligations or unauthorized use of the APOonline Technology or Service will be deemed a material breach of this Agreement. APOonline, 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 APOonline 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.
7. Representations & Warranties
Each party represents and warrants that it has the legal power and authority to enter into this Agreement. APOonline 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 APOonline 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.
APOonline shall indemnify and hold you and your parent organizations, 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, a U.S. patent issued as of the Effective Date, or a trademark of a third party; (ii) a claim, which if true, would constitute a violation by APOonline of its representations or warranties; or (iii) a claim arising from breach of this Agreement by APOonline; provided that you (a) promptly give written notice of the claim to APOonline; (b) give APOonline sole control of the defense and settlement of the claim (provided that APOonline may not settle or defend any claim unless it unconditionally releases you of all liability); (c) provide to APOonline all available information and assistance; and (d) have not compromised or settled such claim. APOonline shall have no indemnification obligation, and you shall indemnify APOonline 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).
9. Internet Delays
APOonline’s Services may be subject to limitations, delays, and other problems inherent in the use of the internet and electronic communications. APOonline is not responsible for delays, delivery failures, or other damage resulting from such problems.
10. 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 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, 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.
No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and APOonline as a result of this agreement or use of the Service. The failure of APOonline 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 APOonline in writing. This Agreement, together with any applicable Order Form, comprises the entire agreement between you and APOonline and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements, whether written or oral, between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein.