Please carefully read these Terms of Service (the “Agreement“), as it is a legal agreement between you, an individual or legal entity (“You”), and Weikid Industries, Inc., a California corporation dba KwickConnect (“KwickConnect” or “We”), regarding the use and implementation of any KwickConnect services hosted at https://kwickconnect.com or sub-domains thereof, including but not limited to KwickConnect’s Technology, software applications, application programming interfaces, KwickConnect Webhooks, communication services, networks (collectively, the “Services” or individually, a “Service“). By clicking the “I Agree,” or similarly labeled button, or by using the Services, You agree to abide by this Agreement. If You do not agree to this Agreement, then do not indicate acceptance and do not use the Services. If You are an individual, You acknowledge that You are of least 18 years of age. If You agree to this Agreement on behalf of a legal entity, You represent that You have authority to bind that legal entity to this Agreement. Accounts registered by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted.
TERM AND TERMINATION
The term of this Agreement (the “Term”) will commence as of the Service Commencement date indicated on the Order Form, or the earlier of: the date You click I AGREE (or similarly labeled button) when signing up online; the date You begin using the Services; or the date you sign the Order Form and the Services are made available to You. The Term will remain in effect as long as You continue to use the Services, and it will continue to apply until terminated by either You or KwickConnect. KwickConnect reserves the right to change, limit, modify, or temporarily cease providing the Services with or without prior notice. KwickConnect reserves the right to terminate or permanently cease providing the Services, with 30 days prior notice. All of Your Content and Data may be immediately deleted from KwickConnect’s system upon termination of this Agreement. Your cancellation will take effect immediately, and You will not be charged again. In the event of any termination, KwickConnect will not refund any of the prepaid Fees. KwickConnect reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
“Account” means Your password-protected account through which You use the Services.
“KwickConnect Technology” means certain technology, software, hardware, products, processes, algorithms, user interfaces, know-how and other trade secrets, techniques, designs, inventions and other tangible or intangible technical material or information owned or licensed by KwickConnect.
“Your Content and Data” means any electronic data, information, or material captured and stored by the Services as a result of Your use of the Service. Your Content and Data includes but is not limited to information pertaining to Leads that may contain individual, personally identifiable information.
“Intellectual Property Rights” means any and all registered and unregistered rights granted, applied for or otherwise now or hereafter in existence under or related to any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, database protection or other intellectual property rights laws, and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection, in any part of the world.
“Lead” means a data record pertaining to an individual or entity, or other contact data and information.
“Order Form” means a written document signed by You and KwickConnect, or an electronic form submitted by You and accepted by KwickConnect, which identifies the KwickConnect Service(s) You have agreed to purchase and the corresponding fees.
“Third-Party Services” means services, materials, and information, in any form or medium, that are not proprietary to KwickConnect, including any third-party: (a) documents, data, content or specifications; (b) software, hardware or other products, facilities, equipment or devices; and (c) accessories, components, parts or features of any of the foregoing.
“User” means the individual user login associated with an Account. You may have multiple Users within an Account, provided that all Users agree to abide by this Agreement.
LIMITED LICENSE; OUR ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS A USER
Subject to Your acceptance and compliance with this Agreement and with Your payment of the fees as set forth in the Order Form, KwickConnect hereby grants You a limited, nonexclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable, revocable right and license during the Term (defined below) to use the Services You selected in the Order Form and solely and exclusively as contemplated by this Agreement. All rights not expressly granted under this Agreement are retained by KwickConnect. You may access and use the Services, including in operation with other software, hardware, systems, networks, and services, for Your business purposes so long as such access and use is consistent with the intended use of the Services, as described in this Agreement.
You acknowledge that as part of, and included in the Services, KwickConnect uses KwickConnect Technology. Other than as expressly set forth in this Agreement, no license or other rights in the KwickConnect Technology are granted to You, and all such rights are hereby expressly reserved. You will not, directly or indirectly: (i) modify, copy, or create a derivative work of any part of the KwickConnect Technology; (ii) reverse engineer, disassemble, or decompile any of the KwickConnect Technology; (iii) disclose the results of any benchmarking of the Services without the prior written consent of KwickConnect; (iv) attempt to circumvent any usage tracking or usage limits or other use restrictions that are built into the Service.
The Services are provided solely for Your benefit and not, by implication or otherwise, to any parent, subsidiary, or affiliate. You may not pass through, license, resell, re-provision, or rent the Services (either for a fee or without charge), or allow third parties to use the Services without KwickConnect’s express written consent. In addition to any other remedies available to KwickConnect, violation of this section may result in suspension, termination, or other restrictions on Your use of the Services.
You must provide Your full legal name, a valid email address, and any other information requested in the Order Form to complete the signup process. You will identify an administrative user name and password for Your Account. You will be solely responsible for maintaining the security of Your Account. You will immediately notify KwickConnect of any unauthorized use of the Services or any other known or suspected breach of security.
You represent and warrant that You will comply with all applicable local, state, national, and foreign laws, treaties, and regulations in connection with their use and access of the Services, including, without limitation, Federal Trade Commission implementing regulations, the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Federal Trade Commission Act, the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, as amended, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act "Learn More About TCPA", the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Federal Communications Act, the Amended Telemarketing Sale Rule (“ATSR”), 16 CFR 310 et seq., and those governing the National Do Not Call Registry, and all rules and regulations promulgated under any of the foregoing.
You (i) will be responsible for all activities that occur under Your Account; (ii) will have sole responsibility for the accuracy, quality, integrity, legality, reliability, and appropriateness of all Your Content and Data; (iii) will use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access to, or use of, the Services; (iv) will not use the Services to violate any laws or regulations or infringe the intellectual property or other rights of third parties; (v) will not transmit material that contains viruses or other harmful computer code or files in connection with Your use of the Services; (vi) will not use the Services in connection with any defamation, libel, slander, obscenity or violation of the rights of privacy or publicity, promotion of violence, hatred, or racial or religious intolerance, or any other offensive, harassing or illegal conduct.
You understand that KwickConnect uses third-party vendors and hosting partners to provide hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the Services. You acknowledge that only certain Internet browsers and browser versions are capable of accessing the Services. You may obtain the then-current list of such browsers and browser versions from KwickConnect upon written request.
KwickConnect may from time to time perform certain professional services on an hourly fee or project basis, such as integrating KwickConnect products with client systems or customizing the Services (“Professional Services”). Professional Services will be performed only on Your advance approval and You will be invoiced at the rate on Your Order Form or at other rates approved in advance in writing by You. Professional Services will be billed in 15-minute increments, with a 15-minute minimum. If Professional Services hours are purchased in advance, there are no refunds for unused time and such time will not be rolled over to the following month. KwickConnect will retain the sole and exclusive right to control or direct the manner or means by which the Professional Services are performed, and we may subcontract or assign any or all of our obligations and rights to conduct the Professional Services under this Agreement. All right, title, and interest, including all Intellectual Property Rights, in any ideas, know-how, and software developed by KwickConnect or its licensors during the course of performance of the Professional Services will remain the property of KwickConnect or its licensors. Any estimates of total fees provided on a time and materials basis are estimates only. Delays caused by You could impact estimated fees and estimated hours.
DATA STORAGE & DESTRUCTION
SecureForm is designed to store lead information for as long as needed to fulfill the purpose for which they were created. Data will be retained as long as You are paying for the Service.
“Sensitive Data” is data that, if disclosed without authorization, could result in significant economic, reputational, or privacy harm to the data subject. Examples of Sensitive Data include, without limitation, social security numbers, passwords, security challenge information, and drivers license numbers using SecureForm.
YOUR CONTENT AND DATA; PRIVACY
KwickConnect does not own Your Content and Data. You represent and warrant that You have the authority to collect, use, market, sell, or distribute Your Content and Data, including but not limited to Leads, in compliance with applicable law. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed as granting KwickConnect the right to collect, use, market, sell, or distribute Your Content and Data, except in accordance with this Agreement. You hereby grant to KwickConnect a nonexclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free, fully paid up, limited license, to use Your Content and Data solely for the purpose of performing KwickConnect’s obligations, or exercising KwickConnect’s rights, under this Agreement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, KwickConnect reserves the right to use aggregate, anonymized data relating to usage of the SecureForm Service (i.e., usage data containing no personally identifiable information or Confidential Information) for legitimate business purposes, including but not limited to tracking and reporting on general industry trends.
You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national, foreign, and international laws and regulations and that You will be solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under Your account or password, including but not limited to the content of Your transmissions through the Services.
You acknowledge and understand that KwickConnect is not certified under the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor framework, and You accept any associated risks therewith.
MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICES
KwickConnect reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. KwickConnect shall not be liable to You or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Services.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERSHIP
You acknowledge and agree that: (i) the Services and KwickConnect Technology are licensed, not sold, to You by KwickConnect and You do not and will not have or acquire under or in connection with this Agreement any ownership interest in the Services or the KwickConnect Technology, or in any related Intellectual Property Rights; (ii)
KwickConnect and its licensor(s) are and will remain the sole and exclusive owners of all right, title, and interest in and to the Services and the KwickConnect Technology, including all Intellectual Property Rights relating thereto, subject only to the rights of third parties in open-source components and the limited license granted to You under this Agreement; and (iii) You hereby unconditionally and irrevocably assign to
KwickConnect, Your entire right, title, and interest in and to any Intellectual Property Rights that You may now or hereafter have in or relating to the Services or the KwickConnect Technology (including any rights in derivative works or patent improvements relating to either of them), whether held or acquired by operation of law, contract, assignment or otherwise.
Except for the limited rights and licenses expressly granted under this Agreement, nothing in this Agreement grants, by implication, waiver, estoppel, or otherwise, to You or any third party any Intellectual Property Rights or other right, title, or interest in or to any of the Services or the KwickConnect Technology.
DUTY TO MAINTAIN CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
During the Term of this Agreement, each party may disclose certain proprietary information to the other party relating to the other party’s business, products, processes, pricing, customer profiles, methods of operations, and confidential or proprietary or that a reasonable party would understand to be confidential or proprietary (“Confidential Information”). Neither party shall use the other party’s Confidential Information, with the following exceptions: (i) information that is or becomes generally available to the public; (ii) information that was in its possession or known by it before receipt from the other party; (iii) information that was rightfully disclosed to it without restriction by a third party; (iv) information that was independently developed without use of any confidential information of the other party; or (v) information is required to be disclosed by law or governmental regulation.
GOVERNING LAW, VENUE
THE PARTIES AGREE THAT THE SUBSTANTIVE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, EXCLUDING ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES, WILL BE APPLIED TO GOVERN, CONSTRUE, AND ENFORCE ALL OF THE RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF THE PARTIES ARISING FROM OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT. THE PARTIES CONSENT TO THE EXCLUSIVE PERSONAL JURISDICTION OF AND VENUE IN THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, AND WAIVE ANY OBJECTION TO SUCH JURISDICTION OR VENUE.
All KwickConnect products are hosted at facilities that maintain security in accordance with industry security best practices. KwickConnect products all utilize industry standard security measures. However, You acknowledge and agree that no security measure is perfect or impenetrable, and KwickConnect will not be held liable for unauthorized access to our servers or databases. Therefore, KwickConnect cannot and does not guarantee that Your Content and Data will not be accessed by unauthorized persons.
PERIODIC REVISIONS TO THIS AGREEMENT
KwickConnect reserves the right to update and modify this Agreement from time to time. Any new features that modify the Services, including the release of new tools and resources, shall be subject to this Agreement. Your continued use of the Services after any such revisions or modifications means that You consent and agree to such changes. You agree to visit https://kwickconnect.com/terms periodically to review the most current version of this Agreement.
KwickConnect may occasionally make updates or modifications to the Services (“Technical Updates”). KwickConnect will exercise reasonable efforts to provide advance notice via the status page, allowing you to test any Technical Updates prior to their release into production.
For more information regarding the SecureForm Data, please see the End User License Agreement (EULA) available here: https://kwickconnect.com/end-user-license-agreement. The EULA governs use of the SecureForm Script by website operators and does not apply to any party in their capacity as an Account holder under this Agreement.
Third-Party Services: Third-Party Services offered by KwickConnect may be subject to additional terms and conditions, and You agree to be bound by such terms and conditions to the extent they are disclosed to You in advance. You further agree not to use Third-Party Services for any credit reporting function under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq.
Notices required under this Agreement by You must be provided in writing to KwickConnect at 5694 Mission Center Rd #141, San Diego, CA 92108, Attention: President, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Notice by KwickConnect to You shall be deemed given when transmitted to the email address You used to create Your Account. If You send us an email, You agree that the User ID and alias contained in the email are legally sufficient to verify You as the sender.
PAYMENT TERMS; TAXES
You agree to pay all fees as specified on Your Order Form. You will provide KwickConnect with valid credit card information or with a valid purchase order or alternative document reasonably acceptable to us. If You provide credit card information, You authorize KwickConnect to charge such credit card for the Services listed in the Order Form for the initial term and any renewal terms. Fees shall be charged in advance, either monthly or in accordance with any different billing frequency stated in the applicable Order Form. KwickConnect is not obligated to provide refunds or credits for partial months or years of the Services, upgrades or downgrades, or unused time during Your subscription. Unless specified otherwise in the Order Form, we will invoice You in advance for all regularly recurring fees, such as subscription fees, and we will invoice You in arrears for all usage-based fees. We may increase or add new fees for any existing feature or functionality of any of the Services by giving You 30 days’ advance notice. You will provide such information to us as reasonably required to determine whether we are obligated to collect any taxes from You. Fees do not include any foreign, federal, state, or local sales, use, or other similar taxes, however designated, levied on the Services. You shall pay, or reimburse KwickConnect for, all such taxes imposed on KwickConnect.
Any amount owed by You which is not paid when due will bear interest at the rate of one percent (1%) per month or the maximum amount allowable by law, whichever is less. You shall pay KwickConnect’s reasonable costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) to enforce its rights under this Agreement. You must notify KwickConnect in writing of any dispute of fees (along with substantiating documentation and a reasonably detailed description of the dispute) within 10 business days following the date of invoicing, or your right to dispute such fees is forever waived. All amounts payable to KwickConnect under this Agreement shall be paid by You in full without any setoff, recoupment, counterclaim, deduction, debit, or withholding for any reason (other than any deduction or withholding of tax as may be required by applicable law). The parties shall seek to resolve any disputes expeditiously and in good faith.
Indemnification by Us: We will defend You against any claim, demand, suit or proceeding made or brought against You by a third party alleging that the use of a Service in accordance with this Agreement infringes or misappropriates such third party’s intellectual property rights (a “Claim Against You”), and will indemnify You from any damages, attorney fees and costs finally awarded against You as a result of, or for amounts paid by You under a court-approved settlement of, a Claim Against You, provided You (a) promptly give Us written notice of the Claim Against You, (b) give Us sole control of the defense and settlement of the Claim Against You (except that We may not settle any Claim Against You unless it unconditionally releases You of all liability), and (c) give Us all reasonable assistance, at Our expense. If We receive information about an infringement or misappropriation claim related to a Service, We may in Our discretion and at no cost to You (i) modify the Services so that it no longer infringes or misappropriates, (ii) obtain a license for Your continued use of that Service in accordance with this Agreement, or (iii) terminate Your subscriptions for that Service upon 30 days’ written notice and refund You any prepaid fees covering the remainder of the term of the terminated subscriptions. The above defense and indemnification obligations do not apply to the extent a Claim Against You arises from Your Content and Data, Third-Party Services, or Your breach of this Agreement.
Indemnification by You: You will defend Us against any claim, demand, suit or proceeding made or brought against Us by a third party alleging that Your Content and Data, or Your use of any Service or Content and Data in breach of this Agreement, infringes or misappropriates such third party’s intellectual property rights or violates applicable law (a “Claim Against Us”), and will indemnify Us from any damages, attorney fees and costs finally awarded against Us as a result of, or for any amounts paid by Us under a court-approved settlement of, a Claim Against Us, provided We (a) promptly give You written notice of the Claim Against Us, (b) give You sole control of the defense and settlement of the Claim Against Us (except that You may not settle any Claim Against Us unless it unconditionally releases Us of all liability), and (c) give You all reasonable assistance, at Your expense.
Exclusive Remedy: This Section (“MUTUAL INDEMNIFICATION”) states the indemnifying party’s sole liability to, and the indemnified party’s exclusive remedy against, the other party for any type of claim described in this Section.
DISCLAIMERS; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” OR “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND AGREE THAT KWICKCONNECT (AND ITS OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, AND LICENSORS) (COLLECTIVELY THE “KWICKCONNECT PARTIES”), SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF KWICKCONNECT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) IN ANY WAY RELATING TO OR ARISING FROM THIS AGREEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE KWICKCONNECT PARTIES AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR DIRECT DAMAGES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT EXCEED THE FEES PAID FOR THE IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING MONTH BEFORE THE CLAIM. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO You.
KWICKCONNECT DOES NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICE CAN BE PROVIDED TO YOU OR THAT IT CAN BE ACCESSED AT YOUR LOCATION. THE AVAILABILITY OF THE SERVICES IS SUBJECT TO INTERNET AVAILABILITY AND YOUR COMPUTER OR DEVICE CONFIGURATION AND CAPABILITIES, AMONG OTHER FACTORS.
KWICKCONNECT DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY THIRD-PARTY SERVICES, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, SECURE, OR FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, DISABLING CODE OR CONDITIONS, OR THE LIKE. KWICKCONNECT SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR LOSS OF YouR CONTENT AND DATA, OR IF CHANGES IN OPERATION, PROCEDURES, OR SERVICES REQUIRE MODIFICATION OR ALTERATION OF YouR EQUIPMENT, RENDER THE SAME OBSOLETE OR OTHERWISE AFFECT ITS PERFORMANCE.
EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS OR LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION OR DAMAGE TO DATA ARISING OUT OF THE USE, PARTIAL USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR YouR DATA CONTENT, OR RELIANCE ON OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES OR YouR DATA CONTENT, REGARDLESS OF THE TYPE OF CLAIM OR THE NATURE OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE ARISING UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE OR STRICT LIABILITY, EVEN IF THE PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH CLAIM OR DAMAGES.
IN NO EVENT WILL KWICKCONNECT’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, THIS AGREEMENT, OR ANY SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF FEES ACTUALLY PAID BY You UNDER THE ORDER FORM RELATING TO THE APPLICABLE SERVICES.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DOWNGRADING YOUR ACCOUNT MAY RESULT IN THE LOSS OF CONTENT, FEATURES, OR CAPACITY OF YOUR ACCOUNT. KWICKCONNECT DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY SUCH LOSSES.
All obligations of the parties under this Agreement, which, by their nature, would continue beyond the termination of this Agreement, including without limitation, those relating to the parties’ representations and warranties, indemnification, and limitation of liability, shall survive such termination.
Neither party will be liable for delays, damages or failures in performance due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of a governmental body, acts of God, acts of third parties, fires, floods, strikes, work slow-downs or other labor-related activity, or an inability to obtain necessary equipment or services.
You may not assign or otherwise transfer this Agreement, or Your rights or obligations under it, in whole or in part, to any other person. Any attempt to do so shall be void. KwickConnect may freely assign all or any part of this Agreement with or without notice.
KwickConnect’s failure at any time to insist upon strict compliance with any of the provisions of this Agreement shall not be construed to be a waiver of such terms in the future. If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect and the unenforceable portion shall be construed as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties.
The relationship between the parties is that of independent contractors. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall 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.
This Agreement is for the sole benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns and nothing herein, express or implied, is intended to or shall confer on any other person or entity any legal or equitable right, benefit or remedy of any nature whatsoever under or by reason of this Agreement