THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“T&Cs”), together with the Order Form comprise the agreement between the customer identified on the Order Form (“Customer”) and the Global Tracking Communications, LLC entity identified on the Order Form (“Company”) for the purchase of products (“Products”) and subscriptions of the Company’s services (“Services”) and govern the Customer’s access to and use of the Services (“Agreement”).  These T&Cs are incorporated into and made part of the Order Form.  Please review these carefully before placing your order.  These T&Cs are subject to change.  By purchasing from the Company, you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions in effect at the time you place your order.  We object in advance to any additional or different terms you may propose, whether contained in a purchase order or in any other document or communication and regardless of whether such additional or different terms would materially alter our T&Cs.  Your submission of a purchase order or other authorization for products or services, or your allowing us to ship products, begin services or commence work, will constitute your acceptance of all of our T&Cs except to the extent specifically consented to us in a written confirmation sent to you and signed by an authorized representative of the Company.  

  • Term.

1.1    The initial term of this Agreement begins on the Effective Date noted on the Order Form and continues for the period specified in the Order Form (the “Initial Term”). Upon the expiration of the Initial Term, the Agreement shall automatically renew for successive one-year terms (each a, “Renewal Term”) at the prevailing catalogue pricing, unless either party sends a written termination notice to the other party, (customer to send to [email protected])  no less than 60 days before the expiration of the Initial Term or any Renewal Term, as applicable. The Initial Term and any Renewal Term are collectively referred to herein as the “Term”. 

1.2      Either party may terminate this Agreement if the other party is in breach of any material term hereof, and such breach is not cured within 60 days of the non-breaching party providing written notice of such breach to the breaching party.

1.3      In addition to the termination rights set forth in Section 1.2, Company may terminate this Agreement in the event that (a) Customer does not pay any amount due within 30 days of when such amount first becomes due or (b) Customer becomes insolvent, files a petition for bankruptcy or commences or has commenced against it proceedings relating to bankruptcy, receivership, reorganization, or assignment for the benefit of creditors. In such event, the Company may take one or more of the following actions: (i) suspend the Services and impose a reactivation fee on Customer if the Services are subsequently reactivated; (ii) charge interest on fees that are due and payable at the highest rate permitted by law; (iii) terminate the Agreement and require Customer to pay, within 30 days after such termination, all of the fees that would have been due for the Services for the remainder of the then-current Term had this Agreement not been fully or partially terminated; and (iv) require Customer to return to Company any Products still titled to Company in a condition  acceptable to Company’s sole discretion (or require Customer to pay the current catalog prices for such Products).


1.4      Customer may request a copy of any Customer Data (defined in Section 6.5) within thirty (30) days of expiration or termination of the Term; thereafter, Company has no obligation to retain the Customer Data and may delete the data in accordance with Company’s then current data retention policy.

1.5     Neither expiration nor termination of this Agreement shall terminate those obligations and rights of the parties pursuant to this Agreement which by their express terms are intended to survive. Without limiting the foregoing, the respective rights and obligations of the parties under Sections 4 through 6 and Sections 9 through 11 shall survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement regardless of when such termination becomes effective.


2.0 License Grants and Restrictions.


2.1      Subject to the Agreement, Company hereby grants Customer a non-exclusive and non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable and limited right and license to access and use the Services during the Term for Customer’s internal business purposes.

2.2      By submitting Customer Data to the Services, Customer grants the Company a worldwide license to host, copy, transmit and display Customer Data input into the Company’s software. Further, Customer grants to Company the right to access, utilize and use any and all of Customer’s systems, software, hardware, data, services and other property necessary for Company to render the Services, including but not limited to authorizing Company to access Customer’s systems and accounts in order to provide troubleshooting and support services in connection with the Services, and to modify and improve the Services. During the Term, the Company agrees to retain data for three (3) years from inception but may retain it longer in accordance with the Company’s then current data retention policies. In addition, to the extent such systems, software, data, hardware and other property are licensed to Customer, in whole or in part, or are property of or services provided to Customer by a third party, Customer represents and warrants to Company that Customer has the right to allow, or Customer has secured all rights, licenses, and clearances allowing, Company to access, use or utilize such data, third party property or services in providing the Services. Customer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Company against all claims arising from Company’s access, use or utilization of data or property of Customer or that of any third party in connection with providing the Services.

2.3 The Customer agrees to use the Services only for the number of users for which the Customer has paid the applicable fees.

2.4 Except as otherwise permitted in this Agreement, Customer will not (directly or indirectly):

  • Copy, distribute, modify, adapt, or create derivate works of the Services or any part thereof.
  • Incorporate or embed the Services or any part thereof into any of Customer’s products that it sells or delivers to third parties.
  • Attempt to reverse engineer the Services or any portion thereof or otherwise to use the Services to provide similar services to others; or
  • Use the Servicers in any high-risk activities.

3.0 Delivery, Shipping and Installation of the Products.


3.1      Risk of loss shall pass to Customer when the Products are delivered to a common carrier for shipment. The Company shall not be liable for any delay in transportation of the Products or the delay or non-delivery of the Products, if such delay or non-delivery is the result of any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Company. 

3.2      Customer shall have five days after receipt of the Products to inspect and to test the Products (the “Inspection Period”). Any of the Products not rejected by the Customer at the end of the Inspection Period shall be deemed accepted by the Customer. The Customer’s sole remedy in respect to any non-conforming Products shall be limited to the Company’s repair or replacement of such Products.


3.3     Installation of the Products is the Customer’s responsibility. When Customer, or its employees, representatives or sub-contractors, undertake to install the Products, Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage, arising directly or indirectly, as a result of such installation and Customer shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless Company and its directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives and affiliates from and against any claim of any kind that arises out of, or relates to, installation of the Products.

3.4      Subject to Section 3.6, title to the Products is and will remain vested in Company, and Customer will not acquire any title or ownership interest in the Products.  During the Term, the Customer is responsible for all loss and damage to the Products. The Customer agrees that it will not permit any lien, encumbrance or security interest to attach to the Products. At the end of the Term or the earlier termination of this Agreement, Customer will contact Company to receive a return location for the Products and must then, at Customer’s expense, uninstall, package and return the Products in acceptable condition at the sole discretion of the Company, to the address provided by Company within 45 days after the end of the Term. If Customer does not return the Products and/or the Products are not returned in an acceptable condition solely determined by the Company, then Customer shall be liable to pay Company’s then current catalog prices for the Products upon receipt of an invoice from Company.


3.5      Subject to Section 3.6, Company reserves the right to purchase a money security interest in the Products. Customer agrees to execute any document appropriate or necessary to perfect such security interest, or in the alternative, Company may file this Agreement as a financing statement and/or chattel mortgage.


3.6      If Customer is purchasing the Products, as set forth in the Order Form, the legal and beneficial ownership of the Products shall only pass to the Customer after payment in full to the Company of the price of the Products, and Sections 3.4 and 3.5. will cease to apply to the applicable Products upon Company’s receipt of such payment in full.


4.0 Payment, Fees, and Taxes.


4.1      Unless otherwise agreed to by the parties in writing, all fees and other amounts due pursuant to this Agreement are payable in U.S. Dollars. Payment of all invoices shall be made by the Customer on the date on the invoice via credit/debit card, automatic debit or check. For credit/debit card and automatic debits, the Company requires the Customer to provide the Company with Customer’s banking or credit or debit card information. Any amount paid by credit card is subject to an additional three percent (3%) convenience fee.  The Customer irrevocably and continuously authorizes the Company to charge and pay all invoices by credit/debit card or automatic debit as applicable. If Customer has not paid in full an invoice within 30 days of its receipt (or such payment period as agreed by the parties in writing), Customer shall pay (in addition to the invoiced amount) a late fee equal to the lesser of five percent (5%) of such invoice amount or $250.00 and Company may, but is not obligated to, pursue any of the rights set forth in Section 1.3. In addition, any amounts not timely paid shall accrue interest at the lesser of eighteen percent (18%) per annum, compounded monthly, and the highest rate allowed at law from the date of the invoice until paid in full.   There will be a $35.00 for returned checks and EFT rejections for any reason.  In the event that the Company retains a collection agency or attorney to enforce any of Customer’s obligations to Company, Customer agrees to pay all of Company’s costs and expenses associated with such enforcement, including all collection, attorney and litigation fees.  Any discounts provided by the Company are subject to Customer maintaining account in good standing. The Company reserves the right to cancel any discounts for accounts with late payment.  Accounts will be reactivated at current standard rates when the account is brought current.

 4.2      Customer authorizes and consents to Company performing a background check and collecting credit information and any other relevant information about Customer for purposes of making credit determinations in connection with this Agreement (including but not limited to providing Customer’s information to credit reporting agencies and obtaining credit references and reports).

4.3      Fees for the Services may be set forth in the Order Form. If no fees are specified on the Order Form, Company’s standard fees for such or like services then in effect shall apply. Fees are exclusive of any and all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to, all sales, use, rental receipt and personal property taxes), surcharges, regulatory fees, levies, duties and pass-through charges (such as telecommunications charges, if billed through Company) (collectively, “Taxes and Charges”). The Customer is responsible for the payment of all Taxes and Charges as and when due. Customer shall pay the Company all Taxes and Charges set forth in each invoice. The failure of the Company to collect Taxes and Charges, whether or not legally obligated to do so, shall not relieve Customer of its obligation to pay such Taxes and Charges.


4.4 In the event the Company retains a collection agency or attorney to enforce any of your obligations to Global Tracking Communications, LLC, you agree to pay all of the Company’s costs and expenses associated with such enforcement, including all collection, attorney, and litigation fees.


5.0 Confidential Information.


5.1    In connection with this Agreement, each of the parties may disclose to the other party information that relates to the disclosing party’s or disclosing party’s customers’, business operations, financial condition, customers, products, services, or technical knowledge (“Confidential Information”). Each party agrees to treat Confidential Information of the other party as it would treat its own confidential information, but in no event shall a party employ less than a reasonable degree of care in protecting the other party’s Confidential Information. Each party agrees to use the other party’s Confidential Information only for carrying out its obligations under this Agreement and not to disclose the other party’s Confidential Information prior written consent or as specified in this Agreement.   This Section does not apply to Confidential Information which either party is required to disclose by any applicable Law or legally binding order of any court, or by a lawful requirement of any government, recognized stock exchange or other authority which has jurisdiction over either party; provided, that the receiving party shall promptly notify the disclosing party prior to disclosure in order to provide disclosing party with a reasonable opportunity to protect its Confidential Information by protective order or other means. 


5.2     In addition to the foregoing obligations, Customer agrees to hold the Company’s software, and all usernames and passwords for the Services, in confidence, and to protect the confidential nature thereof, and shall not disclose any trade secrets contained, embodied or utilized therein, to anyone other than a permitted user having a need for such disclosure, and then only to allow use of the software as authorized herein. Customer shall be responsible for all access to the Services via its usernames and passwords, even if not authorized by Customer. If Customer believes that a password or other means to access Customer’s account has been lost or stolen or that an unauthorized person has or may attempt to use the Services, Customer must notify the Company immediately. Further, the Customer shall take all reasonable steps to ensure it does not transmit worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature that may negatively affect the Services.


6.0 Intellectual Property Rights and Data.


6.1     Company owns all rights, title and interest, including but not limited to all worldwide Intellectual Property Rights, in and to the Services.  Customer does not acquire any right, express or implied, in the Services other than those specified in this Agreement.  All rights to any technical information or data relating to the Services (other than Customer Data) are owned by the Company.  Except for Customer Data, Customer hereby assigns to Company any Intellectual Property Rights that Customer may otherwise have or acquire in the Services.  

6.2    Customer may not create derivative works based upon the Software or develop or request third parties to develop or modify any software based on ideas, processes or materials incorporated into the Software. Customer shall not delete, remove, modify, obscure, fail to reproduce or in any way interfere with any proprietary, trade secret, or copyright notice appearing on or incorporated in the Software. All rights related to the Software that are not expressly granted to Customer under this Agreement are reserved by Company. In the event that the Customer provides the Company with any comments, suggestions or other feedback with respect to the Services, Company has the right to use such feedback in any way without restriction or obligation to Customer. The Company shall be the exclusive owner of, and shall be free to use for any purpose, any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques resulting from the feedback, including, without limitation, any modifications or enhancements to the Software or the Services.

6.3     Customer may access and use the Services for Customer’s internal business use only, and not for the benefit of, or to provide services to, any third party. The Services granted under this Agreement may not be sold, resold, assigned, leased, rented, sublicensed or otherwise transferred or made available for use by third parties by Customer. Customer will not use the Services for any illegal, fraudulent or abusive purposes, for purposes of misrepresenting affiliation with any person or organization, to harass any individual or organization, or in a way which would negatively affect Company’s reputation in the business community. Customer shall not gain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Software, the Products or their related systems or networks, for use in a manner that would exceed the scope of the Services granted under this Agreement or facilitate any such unauthorized access for any third party. If any unauthorized access becomes known to the Customer, then Customer shall promptly notify the Company of the incident and shall reasonably cooperate in resolving the issue. Customer shall not reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the Software or the Products or otherwise attempt to discover the source code to the Software or the Products nor permit any third party to do so. Customer shall not attempt to disable or circumvent any security measures in place. Customer may not knowingly reproduce or copy the Software or the Products, in whole or in part. Customer shall not knowingly use the Services to store or transmit infringing, libelous or otherwise unlawful or tortuous material or any material in violation of third-party privacy rights. Customer shall not interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Services or third-party data contained therein. Customer will not access or utilize access to the Software, the Products or Company Confidential Information in connection with the development of, or assisting any third party in development of, any product or service that is competitive with the Services. The Customer will not assert or encourage, assist or authorize any others to assert any claims of patent or intellectual property infringement against Company or any of its vendors, customers, end users, licensors, sublicensees or transferees.

6.4 Customer agrees that Customer Data will not be returned to Customer and that Company will not be responsible for any Loss pertaining to Customer Data.

6.5 As between the parties, Customer shall own the data generated by the Services, including but not limited to, audio or video recordings, location data, time, speed and other information obtained from Customer’s personnel or vehicles (“Customer Data”). Customer hereby grants Company a license to access, store and process the Customer Data to provide the Services pursuant to this Agreement. 

7.0 Additional Customer Acknowledgements and Obligations; Privacy Notice.


7.1     Customer and users of their vehicles shall remain responsible for observing all relevant laws and regulations in addition to codes of safe driving and Company will under no circumstance be liable for any fine, penalty, or punishment related thereto. Customer will defend, indemnify, and hold Company harmless from and against any, violation, loss, cost, or expense arising from or related to Customer’s or users of its vehicles failure to observe any applicable traffic laws, ordinances, rules or regulations of any kind.

7.2     Company is not an insurer and does not insure the Services or Customer’s assets. Customer hereby waives all subrogation and other rights of recovery against Company that any insurer or other person may have.

7.3     Customer shall comply with all domestic and foreign trade regulations and export control laws. The Products, the Software and any underlying information accessed or transferred using the Services may be subject to U.S. export controls, as well as the import regulations of other countries. Except as authorized by Company and the U.S. export control laws, Customer agrees not to export or re-export any of the Products or the Software to any foreign country. Any information transferred by Customer using the Services to any foreign country, entity, or person must comply with the U.S. Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations.

7.4     Customer acknowledges and agrees that, in providing the Services, Company or the Independent Service Providers (as defined below) may access, use, copy, store, collect and disclose data generated by the Services, including GPS coordinates that show the location of items that Customer chooses to track using the Services (“Location Information”) in accordance with this Agreement, and that Company or the Independent Service Providers may retain such data and Location Information on their servers so long as Customer continues to receive the Services, and thereafter in accordance with the Company’s or Independent Service Provider’s applicable data retention policies or, if longer, for any period during which there is a dispute between Customer and Company. Further, Customer grants Company (at no cost) the right to use and allow third parties to use anonymized data, including location, time, speed and other information obtained from Customer’s vehicles for data analysis, training, benchmarking, marketing and other related purposes.


7.5     The Services may include features that allow Customer to capture audio and video recordings of individuals while using Customer’s vehicles. Customer shall inform its employees, authorized personnel and any other occupant in a vehicle of any audio or video monitoring equipment on Customer’s vehicles. Customer acknowledges and agrees that copies of such recordings may be retained by the Company or its Independent Service Providers, and that such recordings may be used by Company or its Independent Service Providers to fulfill its obligations or exercise its rights under this Agreement. Without limiting the foregoing, Company may access, use or disclose such recordings and/or other information about Customer in order to: (a) comply with the law or legal process served on Company; (b) enforce and investigate potential violations of this Agreement (including without limitation use of the Services or Products to participate in, or facilitate, activities that violate the law); (c) protect the rights, property, or safety of Company, its employees, its customers or the public; or (d) conduct research or development on the Services. Customer shall indemnify and hold harmless Company, its Independent Service Providers and each of their respective employees from and against any and all claims, damages, losses and expenses, including but not limited to attorney’s fees and costs incurred in connection with complying with any requests from a governmental agency, arising out of or related to the Services purchased by Customer (including but not limited to audio or video recording features of the Services). The Company will not be responsible or liable in any respect for the Customer’s failure to adequately disclose the collection of any data through the Services or the use of any audio or video monitoring equipment used on Customer’s vehicles.

7.6     Customer agrees that Company may monitor or record Customer conversations with Company personnel involved in providing the Services under this Agreement. Further, the Customer acknowledges that the Company cannot ensure privacy in connection with providing the Services and, as a result, the Company will not be liable to Customer for any claims, losses, damages or costs resulting from any lack of privacy. Customer acknowledges and agrees that, while Company will not identify Customer personally, it may analyze and distribute Customer information and statistics to offer new products, to enforce the terms of this Agreement or to comply with contractual obligations that Company may have with its Wireless Providers (as defined below) or other third party licensors in order to offer the Services (collectively, the “Independent Service Providers”). Customer also grants the Company full authority, without limitation, to provide any governmental authority, without Customer’s knowledge or further permission, with past, present, or future information concerning the Services. Information provided may or may not include information derived from cameras or other recording devices. Customer waives any and all claims against Company for any actions taken by Company that it reasonably determines are legally required to comply with any demand for cooperation with any such governmental authority. To the extent that a locality regulates privacy-related matters, Customer waives its right to claim any breach of privacy against Company or any of its agents or employees in connection with Company providing the Services, and Customer further agrees to fully indemnify and hold Company harmless against any claims from any third parties related to privacy-related matters.


8.0 Telecommunication Carriers and Other Third-Party Service Providers.


8.1     Wireless communication used in the Services are provided by third party telecommunications providers (the “Wireless Providers”). Customer acknowledges and agrees that: (a) Customer has no contractual privity with the Wireless Providers, their affiliates or their contractors; (b) Customer is not a third party beneficiary of any agreement between Company and the Wireless Providers; (c) the Wireless Providers have no liability of any kind to Customer, whether for breach of contract, warranty, negligence, strict liability in tort, failure to deliver information over the wireless networks or otherwise; (d) messages or data transmissions may be delayed, deleted or not delivered, and 911 calls may not be completed; and (e) the Wireless Providers cannot guarantee the security of wireless transmissions and will not be liable for any lack of security relating to the use of the Services. In connection with the foregoing, Customer hereby waives any and all claims against the Wireless Providers, their affiliates and their contractors in connection with Customer’s use of the Services.


8.2     The Services are dependent on the coverage and calling areas of cellular networks owned and operated by the Wireless Providers. Actual coverage and operation of the Services depends on system availability and capacity, the Internet, system and equipment upgrades, repairs, maintenance, modifications and relocation, Customer’s equipment, terrain, signal strength, structural conditions, weather and atmospheric conditions, governmental regulations, suspected fraudulent activities, acts of God and other conditions beyond Company’s reasonable control. The Company will not be responsible for any limits in coverage of the cellular networks, performance degradation of the cellular networks, or failure of performance by the Wireless Providers. Customer acknowledges that coverage and calling areas may be interrupted, halted, or curtailed or the quality of the transmission may be diminished at any time.

8.3     In the event that Customer’s use of the Services results in excessive data or communications usage, Company is authorized to suspend the Services of such Customer at its discretion, until Company is able to assess the cause and implement a solution.

8.4     The Independent Service Providers (including the Wireless Providers) may require the Company to obtain the Customer’s agreement to certain terms and conditions prescribed by them. The terms and conditions with such third-party providers are located on the Company’s website. These third-party terms and conditions are hereby incorporated by reference into and form part of this Agreement and contain license and use limitations; limitations of liability; disclaimers; choice of law, arbitration and forum selection clauses; and other important terms and conditions that affect Customer’s rights and obligations. The Company accepts no responsibility or liability for the services of such Independent Service Providers. By accepting the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement, Customer also agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of the third-party providers set forth in the links provided on Company’s website. The Customer acknowledges and agrees that the independent service Providers (including the Wireless Providers) shall be intended third party beneficiaries of this Agreement.


9.0 Warranties; Disclaimers.


9.1     The Products may include a manufacturer’s warranty, and information concerning any applicable warranty for the Products may be provided to Customer upon Customer’s request (the “Product Warranty”). The Product Warranty is only available to Customer in the event of a malfunction related solely to a manufacturing defect and only entitles Customer to a replacement Product provided by Company; provided, however, that if Customer purchased the Products, Customer shall pursue any warranty claims directly with the manufacturer and Company shall not be responsible for providing any replacement Product. The Product Warranty shall be null and void in the event of: (a) any alteration or modification to the Products made by any third party; (b) use of the Products other than in the ordinary course of business of Customer; (c) damage caused by any third party or any external force (including but not limited to misuse, tampering, accidents, neglect, abuse, physical damage to the Products caused by weather, etc.); or (d) damage caused by the connection of the Products to any other third party products or software. If Company determines that a malfunction is due to a problem with Customer hardware or other software, it will be Customer’s responsibility to obtain and pay for any repairs or modifications.


9.2     Any Product Warranty claim made by the Customer must be made in writing and delivered to the Company in accordance with the notice provisions contained in this Agreement. Under no circumstances will the Company be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by the Customer (e.g., repair or replacement costs) in the event of the Customer’s non-compliance with this provision. Customer’s sole remedy in respect of any defective Product will be the Product Warranty (if available).

9.3     Company expressly disclaims, and Customer expressly assumes, all risk for loss or damage to Customer’s monitored vehicle, its contents, and for personal injury to persons occupying or affected by Customer’s monitored vehicle.

9.4     EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH ABOVE, THE PRODUCTS AND THE SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND NEITHER COMPANY NOR THE INDEPENDENT SERVICE PROVIDERS MAKE ANY OTHER WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCTS, THE SOFTWARE OR THE SERVICES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF DESIGN, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, EFFECTIVENESS, COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, TITLE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, AND COMPANY AND THE INDEPENDENT SERVICE PROVIDERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES. NO EMPLOYEE OR AGENT OF COMPANY HAS THE AUTHORITY TO GRANT ANY OTHER WARRANTY TO CUSTOMER, WRITTEN OR ORAL. NEITHER COMPANY NOR THE INDEPENDENT SERVICE PROVIDERS WARRANT THAT (A) the Services or the operation of any of the Software shall be uninterrupted or error free, (B) ANY DATA SENT BY OR TO CUSTOMER, OR SENT BY THE PRODUCTS, WILL BE TRANSMITTED IN UNCORRUPTED FORM, WITHIN A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME, OR WITHOUT BEING INTERCEPTED OR (C) the Software will operate in combination with other hardware or software, other than hardware and software expressly approved by Company. Customer acknowledges and agrees that Company and THE INDEPENDENT SERVICE PROVIDERS are not responsible for (i) the accuracy or integrity of any data submitted by Customer or its users, (ii) the performance of Customer’s or its users’ equipment, (iii) delivery of services or connectivity provided by third parties to Customer and its users, or (iv) any downtime, loss or corruption of data that occurs as a result of transmitting or receiving data or viruses via the Internet.

10.0 Indemnification by Customer. In addition to the other indemnification obligations of Customer set forth in this Agreement, Customer will defend, indemnify, and hold Company, its affiliates and its representatives harmless from and against any loss, cost, or expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, that Company, its affiliates or its representatives incurs in connection with a third party claim arising from or relating to: (a) any information or other content uploaded, published or displayed through the Services by Customer or its permitted users; (b) any violation of law by Customer (whether in connection with use of the Services or otherwise); (c) Customer’s or its permitted users’ use of the Services in violation of this Agreement; or (d) Customer’s or its permitted users’ infringement of any third party intellectual property rights. The Company will provide the Customer with notice of any indemnified claim within a reasonable period of time after learning of such claim and will reasonably cooperate with the Customer in response to Customer’s requests for assistance. Customer may not settle or compromise any indemnified claim without the Company’s prior written consent.




12.0 Miscellaneous.


12.1      The relationship between the parties is that of independent contractors. Nothing contained in this Agreement will be construed as creating any agency, partnership, joint venture, or other form of joint enterprise, employment, or fiduciary relationship between the parties, and neither party shall have authority to contract for or bind the other party in any manner whatsoever.

12.2      Customer may not assign this Agreement (whether through a sale of assets, merger, or change of control), or any of its interest herein, without the prior written consent of Company. Company may freely assign and transfer this Agreement to any person or entity without the prior written consent of Customer. Any purported assignment, delegation, or transfer in violation of this Section 12.2 is void. This Agreement is binding on and inures to the benefit of the parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns.


12.3      Any notice or demand which is required or provided to be given under this Agreement shall be deemed to have been effectively given: (a) when emailed; (b) when received, if delivered by hand, with signed confirmation of receipt; (c) when received, if sent by a nationally recognized overnight courier, signature required; or (d) when received, if sent by certified or registered mail, postage and charges prepaid, return receipt requested, in each case to the address identified in the Order Form, or to such other address,  and to the attention of such other person(s) or officer(s) as either party may designate by written notice.

12.4      In no event will either party be liable or responsible to the other party, or be deemed to have breached this Agreement, for any failure or delay in fulfilling or performing any term of this Agreement, (except for any obligations to make payments and return Products which are titled in Company’s name), when and to the extent such failure or delay is caused by any circumstances beyond such party’s reasonable control, including acts of God, flood, fire, earthquake or explosion, war, terrorism, invasion, riot or other civil unrest, embargoes or blockades, an epidemic or pandemic, a national or regional emergency, strikes, labor stoppages or slowdowns or other industrial disturbances, passage of law or any action taken by a governmental or public authority, including imposing an export or import restriction, quota, or other restriction or prohibition or any complete or partial government shutdown, or national or regional shortage of adequate power or telecommunications or transportation.

12.5      The Independent Service Providers (including the Wireless Providers) are express third party beneficiaries of the disclaimers of warranties and limitations of liability set forth in this Agreement. Other than as set forth in this Section 12.5, this Agreement is for the sole benefit of the parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns and nothing herein, express or implied, is intended to or will confer on any other person any legal or equitable right, benefit, or remedy of any nature whatsoever under or by reason of this Agreement.


12.6      If any provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability will not affect any other term or provision of this Agreement or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction. On such determination that any term or other provision is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the parties shall negotiate in good faith to modify this Agreement so as to effect the original intent of the parties as closely as possible.

12.7      Choice of Law, Forum Selection:  Any questions relating to these Terms and Conditions or their application in a particular situation or to any transaction (including any credit card transaction) between us shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Maryland (without regard to any provision that would result in the application of the laws of any other state or jurisdiction). Any legal or equitable action of whatever nature brought by you against the Company arising out of or related in any respect to these Terms and Conditions or your purchases or other dealings with the Company shall be brought solely in either the United States District Court for the District of Maryland located in Baltimore City or the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. You agree that the Company may bring an action against you in these same courts, or, at its election, in the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia or the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and you hereby irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of and to venue in these courts. The provisions of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply to any purchases from the Company, even if the purchaser or shipping destination is outside the United States.

12.8      Each party irrevocably and unconditionally waives any right it may have to a trial by jury in respect of any legal action arising out of or relating to this Agreement.

12.9      This Agreement and the Order Form constitute the entire agreement and understanding between the parties and supersedes all previous communications, representations or agreements, written or oral, relating to the Services. T any right, remedy, power, or privilege hereunder precludes any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power, or privilege.

12.10      The Order Form may be executed in two or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original and all of which together shall constitute one instrument. Counterparts may be delivered via facsimile, electronic mail (including pdf or any electronic signature) or other transmission method and any counterpart so delivered shall be deemed to have been duly and validly delivered and effective.

12.11      Company provides the Services, including related software and technology, for ultimate federal government end use solely in accordance with the following: Government technical data and software rights related to the Services include only those rights customarily provided to the public as defined in this Agreement. This customary commercial license is provided in accordance with FAR 12.211 (Technical Data) and FAR 12.212 (Software) and, for Department of Defense transactions, DFAR 252.227-7015 (Technical Data-Commercial Items) and DFAR 227.7202-03 (Rights in Commercial Computer Software or Computer Software Documentation). If any portion of the Software is deemed “non-commercial,” the Software is licensed under the terms hereof and under the RESTRICTED RIGHTS set forth in the applicable FARs and DFARs (and the government’s use, duplication and disclosure rights are restricted as set forth therein). If a government agency has a need for rights not conveyed under these terms, it must negotiate with Company to determine if there are acceptable terms for transferring such rights, and a mutually acceptable written addendum specifically conveying such rights must be included in any applicable contract or agreement.

12.12      The Company reserves the right to increase periodic recurring charges at any time under this Agreement by sending the notice to you by email to the email address on file with Company for Customer’s current account. To the extent permitted by law, any change in charges can be made effective immediately after notice of such a pricing change is provided by the Company at its sole discretion.