IDASHBOARDS SOFTWARE LICENSING AGREEMENT
BY CLICKING ON THE “ACCEPT” BUTTON, INSTALLING OR USING THIS SOFTWARE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE SOFTWARE LICENSING AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”). IF YOU AND YOUR ORGANIZATION DO NOT AGREE TO THE AGREEMENT TERMS, PROMPTLY UNINSTALL AND/OR RETURN THE SOFTWARE TO WHERE YOU OBTAINED IT.
YOU AGREE THAT LICENSEE’S USE OF THE SOFTWARE PRODUCT CONSTITUTES AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, UNDERSTAND IT, AND THAT LICENSEE SHALL BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE AND REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE LICENSEE.
This Agreement was last updated on April 29, 2016.
THIS AGREEMENT AND LICENSE (“Agreement”) is between iViz Group (DBA iDashboards), a Delaware corporation having a principal place of business at 900 Tower Drive, 4th Floor, Troy, MI 48098 (“iDashboards”) and the organization licensing and installing iDashboards Software (“Licensee”). It’s entered into effective as of the date of delivery of software to the Licensee, whether through electronic delivery or through regular disk media, and shall continue perpetually or till the end of the licensing period, unless sooner terminated for breach.
W I T N E S S E T H:
WHEREAS iDashboards or an associated company is the owner of certain computer software and provides certain maintenance and support services as further described herein; and
WHEREAS iDashboards desires to grant certain licenses and other rights to Licensee with respect to such software and services and Licensee desires to accept the same on the terms and conditions set forth herein;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises contained herein, the fees to be paid in connection therewith, and other good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties intending to be legally bound, hereby agree as follows:
1.1. “iDashboards Software” shall mean computer-programming code developed by iDashboards or an associated company that enables interactive data visualization, data processing and data blending, and any “Enhancements” (as such term is defined below) thereto. The iDashboards Software also includes computer-programming code developed by iDashboards to integrate with Licensee software, databases and systems.
1.2 “Object Code” means computer programming code in binary form, which is intended to be directly executable by a computer after suitable processing and linking but without the intervening steps of compilation and assembly.
1.3. “CPU” means a single Central Processing Unit within one physical piece of computer equipment. However, one physical piece of computer in a “multi-processor” hardware configuration may have multiple CPUs. For example, a dual-processor computer hardware will be defined as 2 CPUs.
1.4. “Named User” means an individual person designated by Licensee with an identifiable name who is permitted to use the Software license on a per Named User basis. There may be only one Named User per user license.
1.5. “Intellectual Property Rights” means all worldwide copyright, trade secret, know-how, trademark, service mark and patent rights (including rights in inventions, patent applications and letters patent) and all other intellectual and other property rights in and to the iDashboards Software and Documentation and iDashboards’ confidential information relating thereto.
1.6. “Licensee’s Facilities” means Licensee’s offices and facilities.
1.7. “Licensee’s Network” means Licensee’s computer network at the Licensee’s Facilities.
1.8. “Licensee Software” means software developed by Licensee that Licensee licenses to third parties.
1.9. “Proprietary Notice” or “Proprietary Notices” means the copyright notices, trademark notices, patent markings, trade secret legends, confidentiality labels and other notices or legends that iDashboards shall use or specify from time to time.
1.10. “Bug” or “Bugs” means one or more significant errors in the iDashboards Software which prevent the iDashboards Software from operating substantially in accordance with the published functional specifications therefor.
1.11. “Bug Correction” or “Bug Corrections” means one or more modifications or additions that when made or added to the iDashboards Software either establishes material conformity of the iDashboards Software to the published functional specifications or eliminates the practical adverse effect on Licensee of a Bug.
1.12. “New Release” and “New Releases” means one or more new releases, new versions and/or major upgrades of the iDashboards Software.
1.13. “Enhancements” means modifications and minor upgrades made by iDashboards to the iDashboards Software which do not constitute a New Release.
1.14. “Maintenance and Support Services” has the meaning set forth in Section 4.
1.15. “Subscription Period” is a fixed length of time with a begin date and an end date during which the Licensee is authorized to use the iDashboards Software per the terms of this Agreement.
1.16. “iDashboards Map Server” refers to any and all Internet-based servers provided by iDashboards that provide images of geographic maps, or parts of geographic maps.
2.1. Subject to the terms, conditions and limitations set forth herein, iDashboards hereby grants to Licensee, and Licensee hereby accepts, a limited, nonexclusive, nontransferable, nonassignable license under iDashboards’ Intellectual Property Rights to (a) install a licensed copy of the iDashboards Software on Licensee’s Network; (b) use the Documentation solely in support of Licensee’s authorized use of the iDashboards Software; and (c) make and use one copy of the iDashboards Software for nonproductive backup and archival purposes only, subject to Licensee’s obligation to affix and at all times maintain a Proprietary Notice on the media for such backup copy.
iDashboards shall have the right to perform audits and other inspections (including through the use of software) from time to time at Licensee’s Facilities in order to verify that no more than the Maximum Number of Servers of Licensee’s Network use the iDashboards Software and no more than the Maximum Number of Users of the iDashboards Software are being used by Licensee at any one time.
2.2. The license and all other rights granted Licensee hereunder shall immediately and automatically terminate in the event (a) more than the Maximum Number of Servers of Licensee’s Network use the iDashboards Software or more than the Maximum Number of Copies of the iDashboards Software are used by the Licensee without iDashboards’ prior express written consent as memorialized in a Supplemental License Agreement fully executed by both parties or (b) more than the Maximum Number of Users use the iDashboards Software or (c) more than the Maximum Number of CPUs are used by the Licensee.
2.3. Licensee acknowledges that iDashboards or an associated company owns all right, title and interest in and to the iDashboards Software, Documentation and Intellectual Property Rights and all confidential information related thereto and that Licensee shall have only those license rights expressly granted to it hereunder. By way of example only, and without limitation, Licensee does not have the right to and shall not (and shall not permit any other person or entity to), by electronic or by any other means, except to the extent permitted by law, directly or indirectly (a) make a copy of the iDashboards Software or Documentation or any part thereof except as expressly provided herein; (b) publish, distribute, rent, lease, sell or otherwise transfer the iDashboards Software or any part thereof; (c) remove or obscure any Proprietary Notice from the iDashboards Software or Documentation; or (d) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, translate or prepare derivative works of the iDashboards Software or any part thereof; or (e) modify or merge the iDashboards software into another program. Licensee agrees to and shall protect the confidentiality of and not disclose to others any and all confidential and proprietary information embodied in the iDashboards Software or Documentation or disclosed in the course of Maintenance and Support Services, including but not limited to the Intellectual Property Rights therein. The confidentiality and non-disclosure obligations set forth herein shall survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement only with respect to any portion of the Confidential Information which itself is, and whose technical and commercial significance is, made conveniently available to the applicable trade or portion of the public by iDashboards, is disclosed to Licensee by a third party who did not obtain the same directly or indirectly from iDashboards or was known to Licensee (in writing) prior to disclosure to it by iDashboards.
2.4. Licensee does not have the right to assign, sublicense or otherwise transfer any of the rights granted it hereunder, and any purported assignment, sublicense or other transfer contrary to the foregoing shall be void and of no effect. iDashboards shall have the right to assign this Agreement or any of the rights and obligations hereunder to any successor or any other party.
2.5. iDashboards Map Server is not part of the iDashboards Software, and the Licensee has the right to make use of the iDashboards Map Server ONLY in conjunction with the use of the iDashboards Software. Any use of the iDashboards Map Server that is not in conjunction with the iDashboards Software is expressly forbidden. Licensee agrees that the use of the iDashboards Map Server is at the Licensee’s sole risk and that the iDashboards Map Server and the images and/or data it provides are provided “as is” and “as available”.
2.6. All rights not expressly granted to Licensee in this Agreement are reserved by Licensor, and Licensee may not use the Software or Documentation in any manner not expressly authorized by this Agreement. Licensee may use the Software and Documentation for its internal business operations only and not by, or for the benefit of, any third party, nor may the Software be used by service bureau services.
3. Ownership of iDashboards Software
3.1. Licensee acknowledges and agrees that, notwithstanding any provision of this Agreement, iDashboards Software is the exclusive property of iDashboards or an associated company, and that iDashboards owns or has licensed all software used in the iDashboards Software.
3.2. Licensee agrees that it shall not challenge in any country or other jurisdiction iDashboards’ or an associated company’s ownership of all right, title and interest in any kind or nature in, to, and related to the iDashboards Software, any component and/or portion thereof, including any Intellectual Property Rights therein.
3.3. Data Visualization Developments. All technology (including without limitation all inventions, discoveries, techniques, processes, designs, specifications, algorithms, software, interfaces, protocols, know-how and trade secrets) which may be created as Enhancements to or improvements, implementations or derivations of the iDashboards Software or based on or made as a result of use of the iDashboards Software shall belong to iDashboards or an associated company and to the extent that they do not, are hereby assigned to iDashboards or to the associated company which developed the underlying software. All Developments hereby are and shall be included in iDashboards Software and are and shall be licensed to Licensee according to the terms and conditions in Section 2.
4. Maintenance and Support Services
4.1. Provided that Licensee is not in default of any of its license obligations, obligations to pay for License and Maintenance Fees or other material obligations hereunder, iDashboards shall provide the following Maintenance and Support Services to Licensee at no additional charge during the term of this Agreement:
(a) Telephone and Email Support: iDashboards will provide telephone and email support services during iDashboards’ normal business hours (8:30am to 5:30pm US Eastern Time) in order to allow Licensee to report problems and seek assistance in the use of the iDashboards Software.
(b) Bug Correction: iDashboards will use reasonable diligence to correct verifiable and reproducible Bugs which have been reported by Licensee in accordance with iDashboards’ standard reporting procedures and provide Bug Corrections therefor. A Bug Correction, when completed, may be provided in the form of a “temporary fix,” which shall consist of sufficient programming code and operating instructions to implement a Bug Correction. If requested by iDashboards, Licensee shall provide a listing of output and any other data or information that iDashboards may require in order to reproduce the Bug and the operating conditions under which it occurred or was discovered;
(c) General Enhancements: From time to time iDashboards will provide New Releases (set forth in Section 7) to Licensee at no additional charge as part of the Maintenance and Support Services.
(d) Custom Enhancements: Should the Licensee require any design or functionality enhancements that is not part of current release, it will be governed by a separate Professional Services Agreement.
(e) The right to make use of the iDashboards Map Server at no additional charge. There are no specific limitations on the extent to which the Licensee may make use of the iDashboards Map Server, however, iDashboards reserves the right to limit or block the Licensee’s use of the iDashboards Map Server in the event that, in the sole opinion of iDashboards, the Licensee’s usage of the iDashboards Map Server exceeds a certain threshold.
4.2. iDashboards will provide Maintenance and Support Services only with respect to the current release of the iDashboards Software and the release immediately preceding the current release. iDashboards’ Maintenance and Support Services shall not cover usage of third party software, including but not limited to, databases, application server software and operating system.
4.3. iDashboards’ Maintenance and Support Services shall not cover any problems resulting from (i) modifications to the iDashboards Software not made or authorized by iDashboards or (ii) the misuse or improper use of the iDashboards Software, or (iii) incompatibilities with third party software.
4.4. iDashboards’ Maintenance and Support Services may be used by Licensee only and shall not extend to Licensee’s customers or end users.
4.5. If the Licensed Program is obtained through one of Licensor’s authorized resellers, Licensee shall contact the authorized reseller for technical support.
4.6. When purchased, maintenance coverage begins the date the Licensed Program is first licensed by Licensee, and is renewable on an annual basis pursuant to the terms of this Agreement. Maintenance renewal pricing is calculated at 20% of the then-current software component list price schedule at the time of maintenance renewal, and is a non-refundable service once purchased. In the event that iDashboards Software is licensed for a limited time Subscription Period, Support and Maintenance will be included at no additional charge during the Subscription Period.
5. Term and Termination
5.1. The initial term of this Agreement shall be for the Subscription Period as per the order form. This Agreement shall automatically renew for additional one (1) year period unless terminated as set forth herein.
5.2. Notwithstanding Section 5.1, the term of this Agreement shall be perpetual if a permanent license has been granted for the iDashboards Software unless the Agreement is terminated pursuant to the terms and conditions hereof.
5.3. Upon expiration or any other termination of this Agreement, regardless of the reason:
(a) All licenses granted hereunder shall terminate;
(b) Licensee shall promptly cease all use of the iDashboards Software, and return all electronic media and any documentation containing the iDashboards Software;
(c) Licensee shall promptly remove the iDashboards Software from Licensee Software, from Licensee’s Web Sites, servers and computers;
6.1. iDashboards shall deliver a copy of the Licensed iDashboards Software to Licensee upon receipt of all fees and payments due. Payment obligations are non-cancelable and fees paid are non-refundable.
6.2. Any due payments not received within thirty (30) days of the due date shall bear a Late Payment Fee of two percent (2%).
6.3. In the event that any amount due iDashboards remains unpaid for sixty (60) days, iDashboards may, in its sole discretion, terminate this agreement and/or withhold any assistance in the development of Bug Corrections for the iDashboards Software.
6.4. In the event that any payment due is collected at law or through an attorney-at-law, or under advice therefrom, or through a collection agency, Licensee agrees to pay all reasonable costs of collection, including without limitation, all court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees.
6.5. Licensee shall pay (and iDashboards shall have no liability for), all taxes, tariffs, duties and other charges imposed or levied by any government or governmental agency, including, without limitation, any federal, state and local sales, use, value-added and personal property taxes on any payments due iDashboards in connection with the iDashboards Software and Maintenance and Support Services provided hereunder, excluding only income taxes on iDashboards’ income.
iDashboards shall make each New Release available for license to Licensee while this Agreement is in effect. Upon Licensee’s payment of required fees and acceptance of the New Release, the New Release shall be deemed part of the iDashboards Software hereunder.
8. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
THE ONLY WARRANTY MADE BY iDASHBOARDS WITH RESPECT TO THE iDASHBOARDS SOFTWARE IS THAT THE ORIGINAL PHYSICAL MEDIA IN WHICH iDASHBOARDS SOFTWARE IS EMBODIED AND WHICH IS DELIVERED BY iDASHBOARDS SHALL BE FREE OF DEFECTS IN MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP FOR A PERIOD OF SIXTY DAYS AFTER DELIVERY. LICENSEE’S EXCLUSIVE REMEDY THEREFOR SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE ORIGINAL PHYSICAL MEDIA IF DEFECTIVE. OTHER THAN AS PROVIDED IN THE FIRST SENTENCE OF THIS SECTION, THE iDASHBOARDS SOFTWARE, THE IDASHBOARDS MAP SERVER, DOCUMENTATION AND MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE RESULTS AND PERFORMANCE OF THE iDASHBOARDS SOFTWARE IS ASSUMED BY LICENSEE, AND iDASHBOARDS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR APPLICATION OF OR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE iDASHBOARDS SOFTWARE OR THE IDASHBOARDS MAP SERVER. iDASHBOARDS’ OBLIGATION TO CORRECT BUGS IS LIMITED TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 4 OF THIS AGREEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL iDASHBOARDS’ AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO LICENSEE (INCLUDING LIABILITY TO ANY PERSON(S) OR ENTITY(IES) WHOSE CLAIM OR CLAIMS ARE BASED UPON OR DERIVED FROM A RIGHT TO RIGHTS CLAIMED BY LICENSEE), WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AT ANY AND ALL TIMES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT, IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT PAID TO iDASHBOARDS BY OR ON BEHALF OF LICENSEE HEREUNDER. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS INTENDED TO APPLY WITHOUT REGARD TO WHETHER OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT HAVE BEEN BREACHED OR HAVE PROVEN INEFFECTIVE. IN NO EVENT SHALL iDASHBOARDS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE iDASHBOARDS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF iDASHBOARDS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH DAMAGES OR COSTS OCCURRING. iDASHBOARDS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGES OR COSTS ARISING OUT OF, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS OR REVENUE, LOSS OF USE OF THE iDASHBOARDS SOFTWARE, LOSS OF DATA OR EQUIPMENT, THE COSTS OF RECOVERING iDASHBOARDS SOFTWARE, DATA OR EQUIPMENT, THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE iDASHBOARDS SOFTWARE OR DATA, CLAIMS BY THIRD PARTIES OR OTHER SIMILAR COSTS. THE REMEDIES AND WARRANTIES SET FORTH HEREIN ARE EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHERS, ORAL OR WRITTEN, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NO AGENT OR EMPLOYEE OF iDASHBOARDS IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ANY MODIFICATION OR ADDITION TO THIS WARRANTY.
9. Authority to Enter into Agreement
Each party represents and warrants to the other party that it has the right to enter into this Agreement and assume the obligations hereunder, and that the individual who purchases iDashboards Software on its behalf is authorized to bind the party to this Agreement.
10. Equitable Relief
Because of the unique and proprietary nature of the iDashboards Software and Intellectual Property Rights, it is understood and agreed that iDashboards’ remedies at law may be inadequate and that iDashboards may be entitled to equitable relief, including without limitation injunctive relief, specific performance or other equitable remedies in addition to all other remedies provided hereunder or available to iDashboards at law or equity.
iDashboards may assign this Agreement to a successor corporation or to a company which purchases a substantial portion of Company’s assets and this Agreement shall inure to the benefit of Company, its successors and its assigns.
Either Party shall not directly or indirectly solicit for employment or hire any Employee or Contractor while such person is employed or Contracted by the other party. The non-solicitation period will be for 12-months starting on the earlier of: (i) termination of the Employee’s employment or Contractor’s contract with the other party, or (ii) termination or expiration of this Agreement.
13. General Provisions
13.1. Licensee agrees to allow Licensor to use Licensee’s company name in Licensor’s customer lists.
13.2. If any exhibits, they are incorporated in this Agreement to the same extent as if fully set forth herein. All references to particular Sections are to Sections contained in this Agreement. To the extent any provision, portion or extent of this Agreement is determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, such provision, portion or extent shall be severed or deleted here from or limited so as to give effect to the intention of the parties insofar as possible. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision hereof shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. The captions in this Agreement are inserted for convenience of reference only and do not constitute a part of the Agreement and shall not modify or limit any of the terms thereof.
13.3. This Agreement (a) constitutes the entire understanding between the parties concerning the subject matter hereof and supersedes any prior agreements or understandings whether written or oral, (b) may not be amended except in a writing executed by all parties, and (c) shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan (without reference to its rules relating to conflicts of laws) applicable to agreements made and to be performed entirely within Michigan. The parties agree, to the maximum extent permitted by law, that the venue for any litigation or dispute arising out of this Agreement shall be Oakland County and State of Michigan and that the Federal and State courts therein shall have jurisdiction over the subject matter and the parties.
13.4. This Agreement may be executed in one or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.
13.5. Licensor is not responsible for failure to fulfill any of its obligations under this Agreement due to causes beyond its reasonable control.
13.6. The waiver of one breach or default or any delay in exercising any rights shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach or default.
13.7. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be deemed to imply or constitute that either party is the agent or representative of the other party, or that both parties are joint ventures or partners for any purpose.
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