Terms of Service
BY USING OUR WEBSITE, MOBILE APP, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES (“SERVICES”), YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE OUR SERVICES.
1. SAAS SERVICES AND SUPPORT.
1.1 Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Blockapp, Inc. (“Company”) will use commercially reasonable efforts to provide you (“Customer”) the Services and reasonable technical support services in accordance with Company’s standard practice.
1.2 Company is not in the business of providing legal, financial, accounting, tax, real estate or other professional services or advice. Your personal financial situation is unique, and any information obtained through the Services may not be appropriate for your situation. Accordingly, before making any final decisions, you should consider obtaining additional information and advice from your accountant or other financial advisers who are fully aware of your individual circumstances.
2. RESTRICTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
2.1 Customer will not, directly or indirectly: reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code, object code or underlying structure, ideas, know-how or algorithms relevant to the Services or any software, documentation or data related to the Services (“Software”); modify, translate, or create derivative works based on the Services or any Software (except to the extent expressly permitted by Company or authorized within the Services); use the Services or any Software for timesharing or service bureau purposes or otherwise for the benefit of a third party; or remove any proprietary notices or labels. With respect to any Software that is distributed or provided to Customer for use on Customer premises or devices, Company hereby grants Customer a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to use such Software during the Term only in connection with the Services.
2.2 Further, Customer may not remove or export from the United States or allow the export or re-export of the Services, Software or anything related thereto, or any direct product thereof in violation of any restrictions, laws or regulations of the United States Department of Commerce, the United States Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, or any other United States or foreign agency or authority. As defined in FAR section 2.101, the Software and documentation are “commercial items” and according to DFAR section 252.227‑7014(a)(1) and (5) are deemed to be “commercial computer software” and “commercial computer software documentation.” Consistent with DFAR section 227.7202 and FAR section 12.212, any use modification, reproduction, release, performance, display, or disclosure of such commercial software or commercial software documentation by the U.S. Government will be governed solely by the terms of this Agreement and will be prohibited except to the extent expressly permitted by the terms of this Agreement.
2.3 Customer represents, covenants, and warrants that Customer will use the Services only for the purpose of managing the Customer’s properties and tenants, and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Customer hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Company against any damages, losses, liabilities, settlements and expenses (including without limitation costs and attorneys’ fees) in connection with any claim or action that arises from an alleged violation of the foregoing or otherwise from Customer’s use of Services. Although Company has no obligation to monitor Customer’s use of the Services, Company may do so and may prohibit any use of the Services it believes may be (or alleged to be) in violation of the foregoing.
2.4 Customer shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment and ancillary services needed to connect to, access or otherwise use the Services, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, servers, software, operating systems, networking, web servers and the like (collectively, “Equipment”). Customer shall also be responsible for maintaining the security of the Equipment, Customer account, passwords (including but not limited to administrative and user passwords) and files.
2.5 Customer is responsible for maintaining the secrecy and confidentiality of the password that the Customer uses to access the Service and for any activities or actions under the Customer’s password, whether the password is with the Company’s Service or a third-party service. The Customer must keep account information current and notify the Company immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of account.
3. CONFIDENTIALITY; PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.
3.1 Each party (the “Receiving Party”) understands that the other party (the “Disclosing Party”) has disclosed or may disclose business, technical, financial, or personal information relating to the Disclosing Party’s business (hereinafter referred to as “Proprietary Information” of the Disclosing Party). Proprietary Information of Company includes non-public information regarding features, functionality and performance of the Service. Proprietary Information of Customer includes non-public data provided by Customer to Company to enable the provision of the Services (“Customer Data”). The Receiving Party agrees: (i) to take reasonable precautions to protect such Proprietary Information, and (ii) not to use (except in performance of the Services or as otherwise permitted herein) or divulge to any third person any such Proprietary Information. The Disclosing Party agrees that the foregoing shall not apply with respect to any information after five (5) years following the disclosure thereof or any information that the Receiving Party can document (a) is or becomes generally available to the public, or (b) was in its possession or known by it prior to receipt from the Disclosing Party, or (c) was rightfully disclosed to it without restriction by a third party, or (d) was independently developed without use of any Proprietary Information of the Disclosing Party or (e) is required to be disclosed by law.
3.2 Customer shall own all right, title and interest in and to the Customer Data. Company shall own and retain all right, title and interest in and to (a) the Services and Software, all improvements, enhancements or modifications thereto, (b) any software, applications, inventions or other technology developed in connection with Implementation Services or support, and (c) all intellectual property rights related to any of the foregoing.
3.3 Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, Company shall have the right to collect and analyze data and other information relating to the provision, use and performance of various aspects of the Services and related systems and technologies (including, without limitation, information concerning Customer Data and data derived therefrom), and Company will be free (during and after the term hereof) to (i) use such information and data to improve and enhance the Services and for other development, diagnostic and corrective purposes in connection with the Services and other Company offerings, and (ii) disclose such data solely in aggregate or other de-identified form in connection with its business. The Company may also identify the Customer and use the Customer’s logo on the Company’s website and any promotional materials, for marketing purposes. No rights or licenses are granted except as expressly set forth herein.
4.1 By submitting information, data, passwords, usernames, PINs, other log-in information, materials and other content to Company through the Services, you are licensing that content to Intuit for the purpose of providing the Services. Company may use and store the content in accordance with this Agreement and our Privacy Statement. You represent that you are entitled to submit it to Company for use for this purpose, without any obligation by Company to pay any fees or be subject to any restrictions or limitations. By using the Services, you expressly authorize Company to access your Account Information maintained by identified third parties, on your behalf as your agent, and you expressly authorize such third parties to disclose your information to us. When you use the “Add Accounts” feature of the Services, you will be directly connected to the website for the third party you have identified. Intuit will submit information including usernames and passwords that you provide to log into the Site. You hereby authorize and permit Company to use and store information submitted by you to accomplish the foregoing and to configure the Services so that it is compatible with the third party sites for which you submit your information. For purposes of this Agreement and solely to provide the Account Information to you as part of the Services, you grant the Company a limited power of attorney, and appoint the Company as your attorney-in-fact and agent, to access third party sites, retrieve and use your information with the full power and authority to do and perform each thing necessary in connection with such activities, as you could do in person. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WHEN THE COMPANY IS ACCESSING AND RETRIEVING ACCOUNT INFORMATION FROM THIRD PARTY SITES, THE COMPANY IS ACTING AS YOUR AGENT, AND NOT AS THE AGENT OF OR ON BEHALF OF THE THIRD PARTY THAT OPERATES THE THIRD PARTY SITE. You understand and agree that the Services are not sponsored or endorsed by any third parties accessible through the Services. The Company is not responsible for any payment processing errors or fees or other Services-related issues, including those issues that may arise from inaccurate account information.
4. ACCOUNT DATA FROM THIRD PARTY SITES.
5.1 Customer will pay Company the then applicable fees for the Services and Implementation Services in accordance with the terms herein (the “Fees”). If Customer’s use of the Services exceeds the Service Capacity or otherwise requires the payment of additional fees (per the terms of this Agreement), Customer shall be billed for such usage and Customer agrees to pay the additional fees. Company reserves the right to change the Fees or applicable charges and to institute new charges and Fees at the end of the Initial Service Term or then‑current renewal term, upon thirty (30) days prior notice to Customer (which may be sent by email). If Customer believes that Company has billed Customer incorrectly, Customer must contact Company no later than 60 days after the closing date on the first billing statement in which the error or problem appeared, in order to receive an adjustment or credit. Inquiries should be directed to Company’s customer support department.
5.2 Company may choose to bill through an invoice, in which case, full payment for invoices issued in any given month must be received by Company thirty (30) days after the mailing date of the invoice. Unpaid amounts are subject to a finance charge of 1.5% per month on any outstanding balance, or the maximum permitted by law, whichever is lower, plus all expenses of collection and may result in immediate termination of Service. Customer shall be responsible for all taxes associated with Services other than U.S. taxes based on Company’s net income.
5. PAYMENT OF FEES.
6.1 Subject to earlier termination as provided below, this Agreement shall be automatically renewed for a period of thirty (30) days, unless either party requests termination at least thirty (30) days prior to the desired end date of the Agreement.
6.2 In addition to any other remedies it may have, either party may also terminate this Agreement upon thirty (30) days’ notice (or without notice in the case of nonpayment or insolvency of either party), if the other party materially breaches any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement. Customer will pay in full for the Services up to and including the last day on which the Services are provided. Upon any termination, Company will make all Customer Data available to Customer for electronic retrieval for a period of thirty (30) days, but thereafter Company may, but is not obligated to, delete stored Customer Data. All sections of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination will survive termination, including, without limitation, accrued rights to payment, confidentiality obligations, warranty disclaimers, and limitations of liability. Company shall not be liable for any losses or damages arising from the termination of Services.
6. TERM AND TERMINATION.
Company shall use reasonable efforts consistent with prevailing industry standards to maintain the Services in a manner which minimizes errors and interruptions in the Services and shall perform the Implementation Services in a professional and workmanlike manner. Services may be temporarily unavailable for scheduled maintenance or for unscheduled emergency maintenance, either by Company or by third-party providers, or because of other causes beyond Company’s reasonable control, but Company shall use reasonable efforts to provide advance notice in writing or by e-mail of any scheduled service disruption. However, Company does not warrant that the Services will be uninterrupted or error free; nor does it make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of the Services. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION, THE SERVICES AND IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
7. WARRANTY AND DISCLAIMER.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY, EXCEPT FOR BODILY INJURY OF A PERSON, COMPANY AND ITS SUPPLIERS (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ALL EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY SUPPLIERS), OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, REPRESENTATIVES, CONTRACTORS AND EMPLOYEES SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT OR TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATED THERETO UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY: (A) FOR ERROR OR INTERRUPTION OF USE OR FOR LOSS OR INACCURACY OR CORRUPTION OF DATA OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS, SERVICES OR TECHNOLOGY OR LOSS OF BUSINESS; (B) FOR ANY INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; (C) FOR ANY MATTER BEYOND COMPANY’S REASONABLE CONTROL; OR (D) FOR ANY AMOUNTS THAT, TOGETHER WITH AMOUNTS ASSOCIATED WITH ALL OTHER CLAIMS, EXCEED THE FEES PAID BY CUSTOMER TO COMPANY FOR THE SERVICES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IN THE 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACT THAT GAVE RISE TO THE LIABILITY, IN EACH CASE, WHETHER OR NOT COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
9.1 The Company does not endorse or guarantee any products or services offered or provided by or on behalf of third parties on or through the Company’s Services or Software. The Company is not a party to, and is not obligated to monitor any transaction between users and third parties without the direct involvement of the Company, although it may choose to do so.
9.2 The Customer is solely responsible for the payment of fees to third parties for the Company’s use of third party services accessed or facilitated by the Company’s Services or Software.
9.3 The Customer may be able to link to third party websites from the Company’s website or app. Linked sites are not, however, reviewed, controlled or examined by the Company in any way and the Company is not responsible for the content, availability, advertising, products, information or use of Customer’s information or other materials of any such linked sites, or any additional links contained therein. These links do not imply the Company’s endorsement of or association with the linked sites. It is the Customer’s sole responsibility to comply with the appropriate terms of service of the linked sites as well as with any other obligation under copyright, secrecy, defamation, decency, privacy, security and export laws related to the use of such linked sites and any content therein. In no event shall the Company be liable, directly or indirectly, to anyone for loss or damage arising from or occasioned by the creation or use of the linked sites or the information or material accessed through these linked sites. The Customer should direct any concerns to that site’s administrator or Webmaster. The Company reserves the exclusive right, at its sole discretion, to add, change, decline or remove, without notice, any feature or link to any of the sites linked from the Company’s website or app and/or introduce different features or links to different customers.
9. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SERVICES.
If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by Customer except with Company’s prior written consent. Company may transfer and assign any of its rights and obligations under this Agreement without consent. This Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, and that all waivers and modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and Customer does not have any authority of any kind to bind Company in any respect whatsoever. Any claim or cause of action a Customer may have against the Company must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arose. The failure of the Company to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or provision. In any action or proceeding to enforce rights under this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover costs and attorneys’ fees. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. The parties shall work together in good faith to issue at least one mutually agreed upon press release within 90 days of the Effective Date, and Customer otherwise agrees to reasonably cooperate with Company to serve as a reference account upon request.
The Company may amend the Terms without prior notice. The Customer is encouraged to check the Company’s website frequently to see the current Terms in effect and any changes that may have been made to them. If the Company makes material changes to the Terms, the new Terms will be posted on and will be effective from the date posted on the Company’s website. By using the Services or Software following any modifications to the Terms, the Customer agrees to be bound by such modifications.
11. AMENDMENT TO THE TERMS.
12.1 All notices under this Agreement shall be in writing and deemed to have been duly given when received, if personally delivered; when receipt is electronically confirmed, if transmitted by facsimile or e-mail; the day after it is sent, if sent for next day delivery by recognized overnight delivery service; and upon receipt, if sent by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested. All notices to the Company must be sent to the following address:
41-26 27th Street, 2F, Long Island City
New York, NY11101
12.2 If the Customer believes that its material has been copied by the Company in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, the Customer shall provide the following written information: (i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that has been infringed upon; (iii) a description of where the infringing material is located; (iv) a statement that the Customer has a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (v) a statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in the Customer’s notice is accurate and that the Customer is the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
12. NOTICE TO THE COMPANY.