This Master Subscription Agreement is between Anvil Foundry, Inc., a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business at 14 Mint Plaza, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94103 (“Anvil”) and an individual and/or entity that creates/purchase/uses an account at Anvil Foundry, Inc. Services (“Customer”). This Agreement shall be effective on the date provided in the Anvil signature block below (the “Effective Date”).
The parties agree as follows:
“Affiliate” means any entity that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the subject entity.
“Agreement” means this Master Subscription Agreement, Order Forms pursuant this Agreement, and any exhibits, schedules and addenda hereto.
“APIs” means application programming interfaces for sending data to or receiving data from the Hosted Services and any software libraries made available to Customer under certain subscription plans for accessing the foregoing.
“Beta Services” means Anvil services or functionality that may be made available to Customer to try at its option at which is clearly designated as beta, pilot, limited release, developer preview, non-production, evaluation or by a similar description.
“Customer Data” means electronic data and information submitted by or for Customer to Anvil through use of the Services. “Documentation” means the applicable Hosted Service’s documentation, and its usage guides and policies, as updated from time to time, accessible via useanvil.com.
“Hosted Services” means Anvil’s proprietary software-as-a-service application platform to be provided under this Agreement pursuant to the Order Form that that aids Customer in gathering information from their clients and preparing documents for Customer that incorporate said information. Hosted Services may or may not integrate with software that is currently used by Customer, and may or may not be related to existing PDF or paper forms. Depending on the subscription plan purchased by Customer, the Hosted Services may include APIs.
“Malicious Code” means code, files, scripts, agents or programs intended to do harm, including, for example, viruses, worms, time bombs and Trojan horses.
“Order Form” means an ordering document or online order specifying the Services to be provided hereunder that is entered between Customer and Anvil or any of their Affiliates, including any addenda and supplements thereto. By entering into an Order Form hereunder, an Affiliate agrees to be bound by the terms of this Agreement as if it were an original party hereto.
“Services” means the Hosted Services and Professional Services, collectively, to be provided under this Agreement. . “Subscription Term” means the Initial Term and all Renewal Terms of a subscription under this Agreement.
“User” means an individual who is authorized by Customer to use a Service, for whom Customer has purchased a subscription (or in the case of any Services provided by Anvil without charge, for whom a Service has been provisioned), and to whom Customer (or, when applicable, Anvil at Customer’s request) has supplied a user identification and password (for Services utilizing authentication). Users may include, for example, employees, consultants, contractors and agents of Customer, and third parties with which Customer transacts business.
2.1. Use of the Hosted Services. Subject to Customer’s ongoing compliance with the terms of this Agreement (including any additional limitations or restrictions set forth in Section 2.3 and the Order Form, and timely payment of all applicable fees), Anvil will (a) make the Hosted Services available to Customer on a non-exclusive basis during the applicable Subscription Term, , (b) provide applicable Anvil standard support for the Hosted Services to Customer at no additional charge, (c) use commercially reasonable efforts to make the Hosted Services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except for: (i) planned downtime (of which Anvil shall give reasonable advance electronic notice and as provided in the Documentation), and (ii) any unavailability caused by circumstances beyond Anvil’s reasonable control, including, for example, an act of God, act of government or Customer, flood, fire, earthquake, pandemic and any related events or restrictions, civil unrest, act of terror, criminal act, strike or other labor problem (other than one involving Anvil employees), Internet hosting or other third-party service provider failure or delay, or denial of service attack, and (d) provide the Hosted Services in accordance with laws and government regulations applicable to Anvil’s provision of its Hosted Services to its customers generally (i.e., without regard for Customer’s particular use of the Hosted Services), and subject to Customer’s use of the Hosted Services in accordance with this Agreement, the Documentation and the applicable Order Form.
2.2. Use of APIs. Subject to Customer’s ongoing compliance with the terms of the Agreement (including the terms and conditions of the applicable Order From and timely payment of all applicable Fees), Customer’s purchase of the adequate subscription plan as set forth in the Order Form, and any use limitations put in place or provided by Anvil, Anvil hereby grants Customer a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, internal use only license, during the Subscription Term to use APIs to submit to and obtain information from the Hosted Services in accordance with any associated Documentation solely as necessary in connection with the use of the Hosted Services.
2.3. Restrictions. Customer shall not, directly or indirectly, and shall not authorize any third party to: (a) make the Hosted Services available to, or use the Hosted Services for the benefit of, anyone other than Customer or Users, unless expressly stated otherwise in an Order Form or the Documentation, (b) sell, resell, license, sublicense, distribute, make available, rent or lease the Hosted Services, or include the Hosted Services in a service bureau or outsourcing offering, (c) use the Hosted Services to store or transmit infringing, libelous, or otherwise unlawful or tortious material, or to store or transmit material in violation of third-party privacy rights, (d) use the Hosted Services to store or transmit Malicious Code, (e) interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Hosted Services or third-party data contained therein, (f) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Hosted Services or its related systems or networks, (g) permit direct or indirect access to or use of the Hosted Services in a way that circumvents a contractual usage limit, or use the Hosted Services to access or use any of Anvil intellectual property except as permitted under this Agreement, an Order Form, or the Documentation, copy the Hosted Services or any part, feature, function or user interface thereof, (i) frame or mirror any part of the Hosted Services, other than framing on Customer's own intranets or otherwise for its own internal business purposes or as permitted in the Documentation or the Order Form, (j) access the Hosted Services in order to build a competitive product or service or to benchmark with a non-Anvil product or service, or (k) reverse engineer the Hosted Services (to the extent such restriction is permitted by law). Customer’s or a User’s intentional violation of the foregoing, or any use of the Hosted Services in breach of this Agreement, Documentation or Order Forms, by Customer or Users that in Anvil’s judgment imminently threatens the security, integrity or availability of Anvil’s Hosted Service, may result in Anvil’s immediate suspension of the Services. Anvil may use commercially reasonable efforts under the circumstances to provide Customer with an opportunity to remedy such violation or threat prior to any such suspension.
2.5 Anvil Personnel. Anvil will be responsible for the performance of its personnel (including its employees and contractors) and their compliance with Anvil’s obligations under this Agreement, except as otherwise specified in this Agreement or the applicable Order Form.
2.6 Beta Services. From time to time, Anvil may make Beta Services available to Customer at no charge. Customer may choose to try such Beta Services or not in its sole discretion. Beta Services are intended for evaluation purposes only and not for production use, are not supported, and may be subject to additional terms. Beta Services are not considered “Services” under this Agreement, unless noted in the applicable Order Form, however, all restrictions, Anvil reservation of rights and Customer obligations concerning the Services shall apply equally to Customer’s use of Beta Services. Unless otherwise stated, any Beta Services trial period will expire upon the earlier of one year from the trial start date or the date that a version of the Beta Services becomes generally available without the applicable Beta Services designation. Anvil may discontinue Beta Services at any time in its sole discretion and may never make them generally available. Anvil will have no liability for any harm or damage arising out of or in connection with a Beta Service.
2.7. Subscriptions. Unless otherwise provided in the applicable Order Form or Documentation, (a) Hosted Services are purchased as subscriptions during the Subscription Term, (b) subscriptions may be added during a Subscription Term at the same pricing as the underlying subscription pricing, prorated for the portion of that subscription term remaining at the time the subscriptions are added, and (c) any added subscriptions will terminate on the same date as the underlying subscriptions. If the applicable Order Form provides for a method for purchasing the Services other than by subscription, this Agreement shall apply equally to Customer’s purchase, as applicable.
2.8. Usage Limits. Services are subject to usage limits specified in Order Forms and Documentation. Unless otherwise specified, (a) a quantity in an Order Form refers to Users, and the Hosted Services may not be accessed by more than that number of Users, (b) a User’s password may not be shared with any other individual, and (c) except as set forth in an Order Form, a User identification may only be reassigned to a new individual replacing one who will no longer use the Hosted Services. If Customer exceeds a contractual usage limit, Anvil may work with Customer to seek to reduce Customer’s usage so that it conforms to that limit. If, notwithstanding Anvil’s efforts, Customer is unable or unwilling to abide by a contractual usage limit, Customer shall execute an Order Form for additional quantities of the applicable Hosted Services promptly upon Anvil’s request, and /or pay any invoice for excess usage in accordance with the “Invoicing and Payment” section below.
2.9. Customer Responsibilities. Customer will (a) be responsible for Users’ compliance with this Agreement, Documentation and Order Forms, (b) be responsible for the accuracy, quality and legality of Customer Data and the means by which Customer acquired Customer Data, (c) use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access to or use of Hosted Services and notify Anvil promptly of any such unauthorized access or use, and (d) use Services only in accordance with this Agreement, Documentation, Order Forms and applicable laws and government regulations.
2.10. Third-Party Components. Customer is solely responsible for maintaining any internet services and connectivity necessary to access and use the Hosted Service (“Third-Party Components”). In particular, Customer acknowledges that a high-speed Internet connection is required at all times in order to use the Hosted Service properly, and Customer agrees that it will maintain such a high-speed connection throughout the Subscription Term and that Anvil may not be obligated to provide certain Services to the extent that such high-speed connection is not in operation. Customer acknowledges that Anvil engages third party solutions and services in connection with the hosting and operating of additional functionality of the Hosted Service and Anvil shall have no warranty or other obligation with respect to such third party solutions and services.
2.11. Professional Services. As mutually agreed by the parties, and in conjunction with the Hosted Services, Anvil may perform professional services, which may include implementation, customization, training or other consulting services (“Professional Services”). Such Professional Services shall be provided for a separate fee, which will be specified in an applicable Order Form or statement of work.
3.1. Fees. Customer will pay all fees specified in Order Forms, which may include, without limitation, fees for the Hosted
**Services and Professional Services (“Fees”). Except as otherwise specified herein or in an Order Form, (i) Fees are based on Services subscriptions purchased and not actual usage, (ii) payment obligations are non-cancellable and Fees paid are non- refundable, and (iii) quantities purchased cannot be decreased during the relevant Subscription Term.
3.2. Invoicing and Payment. Fees will be invoiced in advance and otherwise in accordance with the relevant Order Form. Unless otherwise stated in the Order Form, fees are due upon invoice and payable in United States dollars. Customer is responsible for providing complete and accurate billing and contact information to Anvil and notifying Anvil of any changes to such information.
3.3. Overdue Charges. If any invoiced amount is not received by Anvil by the due date, then without limiting Anvil’s rights or remedies, those charges may accrue late interest at the rate of 1.0% of the outstanding balance per month, or the maximum rate permitted by law, whichever is lower.
3.4. Suspension of Service. If any charge owing by Customer is 30 days or more overdue, Anvil may, without limiting its other rights and remedies, suspend Services until such amounts are paid in full, provided that, other than for customers paying by credit card or direct debit and whose payment has been declined, Anvil has given Customer at least 10 days’ prior notice that its account is overdue in accordance with the “Notices” section below.
3.5. Payment Disputes. Anvil will not exercise its rights under the “Overdue Charges” or “Suspension of Service” section above if Customer is disputing the applicable charges reasonably and in good faith and is cooperating diligently to resolve the dispute.
3.6. Taxes. Anvil's fees do not include any taxes, levies, duties or similar governmental assessments of any nature, including, for example, value-added, sales, use or withholding taxes, assessable by any jurisdiction whatsoever (collectively, “Taxes”). Customer is responsible for paying all Taxes associated with its purchases hereunder. If Anvil has the legal obligation to pay or collect Taxes for which Customer is responsible under this section, Anvil will invoice Customer and Customer will pay that amount unless Customer provides Anvil with a valid tax exemption certificate authorized by the appropriate taxing authority. For clarity, Anvil is solely responsible for taxes assessable against it based on its income, property and employees.
3.7. Future Functionality. Customer agrees that its purchases are not contingent on the delivery of any future functionality or features, or dependent on any oral or written public comments made by Anvil regarding future functionality or features.
4.1. Reservation of Rights. Customer acknowledges that Anvil, and its licensors, own and reserve all their right, title and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Services and all modifications, enhancements and derivatives thereto or thereof, including all technology, software, algorithms, user interfaces, trade secrets, techniques, designs, inventions, works of authorship and other tangible and intangible material and information pertaining thereto or included therein. Nothing in this Agreement shall preclude or restrict Anvil from using or exploiting any concepts, ideas, techniques or know-how of or related to the Services or otherwise arising in connection with Anvil’s performance under this Agreement. No rights are granted to Customer hereunder other than as expressly set forth herein.
4.2. License by Customer to Use Feedback. Customer grants to Anvil and its Affiliates a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use and incorporate into its Services any suggestion, enhancement request, recommendation, correction or other feedback provided by Customer or Users relating to the operation of Anvil’s or its Affiliates’ Services, or any of its products or services.
5.1. Definition of Confidential Information. “Confidential Information” means all information disclosed by a party (“Disclosing Party”) to the other party (“Receiving Party”), whether orally or in writing, that is designated as confidential or that reasonably should be understood to be confidential given the nature of the information and the circumstances of disclosure. Confidential Information of Customer includes Customer Data; Confidential Information of Anvil includes the Services, Beta Services, support; and Confidential Information of each party includes the terms and conditions of this Agreement and all Order Forms (including pricing), as well as business and marketing plans, technology and technical information, product plans and designs, and business processes disclosed by such party. However, Confidential Information does not include any information that (i) is or becomes generally known to the public without breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party, (ii) was known to the Receiving Party prior to its disclosure by the Disclosing Party without breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party, (iii) is received from a third party without breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party, or (iv) was independently developed by the Receiving Party.
5.2. Protection of Confidential Information. The Receiving Party will use the same degree of care that it uses to protect the confidentiality of its own confidential information of like kind (but not less than reasonable care) to (i) not use any Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party for any purpose outside the scope of this Agreement and(ii) except as otherwise authorized by the Disclosing Party in writing, limit access to and use of Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party to those of its and its Affiliates’ employees and contractors who need that access for purposes consistent with this Agreement and who have signed confidentiality agreements with the Receiving Party containing protections not materially less protective of the Confidential Information than those herein. Neither party will disclose the terms of this Agreement or any Order Form to any third party other than its Affiliates, legal counsel and accountants without the other party’s prior written consent, provided that a party that makes any such disclosure to its Affiliate, legal counsel or accountants will remain responsible for such Affiliate’s, legal counsel’s or accountant’s compliance with this “Confidentiality” section.
5.3. Compelled Disclosure. The Receiving Party may disclose Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party to the extent compelled by law to do so, provided the Receiving Party gives the Disclosing Party prior notice of the compelled disclosure (to the extent legally permitted) and reasonable assistance, at the Disclosing Party's cost, if the Disclosing Party wishes to contest the disclosure. If the Receiving Party is compelled by law to disclose the Disclosing Party’s Confidential Information as part of a civil proceeding to which the Disclosing Party is a party, and the Disclosing Party is not contesting the disclosure, the Disclosing Party will reimburse the Receiving Party for its reasonable cost of compiling and providing secure access to that Confidential Information.
6.1. Representations. Each party represents that it has validly entered this Agreement and has the legal power to do so.
6.2. Anvil Warranties. Anvil warrants that during an applicable Subscription Term (a) the Hosted Services will perform materially in accordance with the applicable Documentation (b) it will not materially decrease the overall functionality of the Hosted Services. For any breach of a warranty above, Customer’s exclusive remedies are those described in the “Termination” section below. In addition to the warranties set forth above, Anvil further warrants that Professional Services hereunder shall be provided in a manner consistent with applicable industry standards. In the event the Professional Services fail to meet this warranty, Anvil shall, upon notice from Customer, re-perform the nonconforming Professional Services. If Anvil re-performs the Professional Services and such Professional Services still fail to meet the warranty provided herein, Customer’s exclusive remedies for the nonconforming Professional Services shall be a refund of any fees paid for such Professional Services or in the event fees have yet to be paid, cancelation of the payment obligation related to the nonconforming Professional Services.
6.3. Disclaimers. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN, ANVIL HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING ANY AND ALL IMPLIED W ARRANTY OF MERCHANT ABILITY , FITNESS FOR A P AR TICULAR PURPOSE OR NON- INFRINGEMENT LOSS OF DATA, ACCURACY OF RESULTS, SECURITY, OR OTHERWISE ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR RELIANCE TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. ANVIL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE ERROR-FREE, UNINTERRUPTED, OR COMPATIBLE WITH ANY PARTICULAR DEVICE, OR THAT ITS SECURITY MEASURES WILL BE SUFFICIENT TO PREVENT THIRD PARTY ACCESS TO CUSTOMER DATA OR CUSTOMER'S DEVICES. ANVIL SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES PROVIDED WITH THE ANVIL SERVICES AND FOR THE AVAILABILITY OR CUSTOMER'S USE OF CUSTOMER DATA OR INFORMATION STORED ON OR PROVIDED TO THE SERVICES. BETA SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” AND AS AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVE OF ANY WARRANTY WHATSOEVER. EACH PARTY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION OBLIGATIONS FOR ANY HARM OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY ANY THIRD-PARTY HOSTING PROVIDERS.
7.1. Indemnification by Anvil. Anvil will defend Customer against any claim, demand, suit, or proceeding made or brought against Customer by a third party alleging that any Service infringes or misappropriates such third party’s U.S. intellectual property rights (a “Claim Against Customer”), and will indemnify Customer from any damages, attorney fees and costs finally awarded against Customer as a result of, or for amounts paid by Customer under a settlement approved by Anvil in writing of, a Claim Against Customer, provided Customer (a) promptly gives Anvil written notice of the Claim Against Customer, (b) gives Anvil sole control of the defense and settlement of the Claim Against Customer (except that Anvil may not settle any Claim Against Customer unless it unconditionally releases Customer of all liability), and (c) gives Anvil all reasonable assistance, at Anvil’s expense. If Anvil receives information about an infringement or misappropriation claim related to a Service, Anvil may in its discretion and at no cost to Customer (i) modify the Services so that they are no longer claimed to infringe or misappropriate, without breaching Anvil’s warranties under “Anvil Warranties” above, (ii) obtain a license for Customer’s continued use of that Service in accordance with this Agreement, or (iii) terminate Customer’s subscriptions for that Service upon 30 days’ written notice and refund Customer 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 Customer arises from Customer’s breach of this Agreement, the Documentation or applicable Order Forms.
7.2. Indemnification by Customer. Customer will defend Anvil against any claim, demand, suit or proceeding made or brought against Anvil by a third party alleging that any Customer Data infringes or misappropriates such third party’s intellectual property rights, or arising from Customer’s use of the Services in breach of the Agreement, the Documentation, Order Form or applicable law(each a “Claim Against Anvil”), and will indemnify Anvil from any damages, attorney fees and costs finally awarded against Anvil as a result of, or for any amounts paid by Anvil under a settlement approved by Customer in writing of, a Claim Against Anvil, provided Anvil (a) promptly gives Customer written notice of the Claim Against Anvil, (b) gives Customer sole control of the defense and settlement of the Claim Against Anvil (except that Customer may not settle any Claim Against Anvil unless it unconditionally releases Anvil of all liability), and (c) gives Customer all reasonable assistance, at Customer’s expense.
7.3. Exclusive Remedy. This “Mutual Indemnification” section 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.
8.1. Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF EACH PARTY TOGETHER WITH ALL OF ITS AFFILIATES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAID BY CUSTOMER AND ITS AFFILIATES HEREUNDER FOR THE SERVICES GIVING RISE TO THE LIABILITY IN THE TWELVE MONTHS PRECEDING THE FIRST INCIDENT OUT OF WHICH THE LIABILITY AROSE. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION WILL APPLY WHETHER AN ACTION IS IN CONTRACT OR TORT AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY, BUT WILL NOT LIMIT CUSTOMER'S AND ITS AFFILIATES’ PAYMENT OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE “FEES AND PAYMENT” SECTION ABOVE.
8.2. Exclusion of Consequential and Related Damages. IN NO EVENT WILL EITHER PARTY OR ITS AFFILIATES HAVE ANY LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, REVENUES, GOODWILL, OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, COVER, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, WHETHER AN ACTION IS IN CONTRACT OR TORT AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY, EVEN IF A PARTY OR ITS AFFILIATES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR IF A PARTY’S OR ITS AFFILIATES’ REMEDY OTHERWISE FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER WILL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY LAW.
9.1. Term of Agreement. This Agreement commences on the Effective Date and continues until all subscriptions hereunder have expired or have been terminated.
9.2. Term of Subscriptions. The initial term of each subscription shall be as specified in the applicable Order Form (“Initial Term”). Except as otherwise specified in an Order Form, subscriptions will automatically renew for additional periods equal to the Initial Term or one year (whichever is shorter) (“Renewal Term”), unless either party gives the other notice of non- renewal at least 30 days before the end of the relevant subscription term. Anvil reserves the right to increase the Customer’s pricing during any renewal term. Except as expressly provided in the applicable Order Form, renewal of promotional or one- time priced subscriptions will be at Anvil’s applicable list price in effect at the time of the applicable renewal. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, any renewal in which subscription volume for any Hosted Services has decreased from the prior term will result in re- pricing at renewal without regard to the prior term’s per-unit pricing.
9.3. Termination. A party may terminate this Agreement for cause upon 30 days’ written notice to the other party of a material breach if such breach remains uncured at the expiration of such period. If Customer fails to pay after the written notice of nonpayment of any amounts owed to Anvil, in accordance to Section 5.4, such nonpayment shall be deemed a material breach.
9.4. Surviving Provisions. The sections titled “Definitions,” “Fees and Payment,” “Proprietary Rights and Licenses,” “Confidentiality,” “Disclaimers,” “Mutual Indemnification,” “Limitation of Liability,” “Surviving Provisions” and “General Provisions” will survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement. Upon the effective date of the expiration or termination of this Agreement for any reason: (i) Customer’s access to the Services, and the licenses granted to Customer hereunder will automatically terminate; (ii) all outstanding payment obligations of Customer will become due and payable immediately; and (iii) Customer shall immediately return, or at Anvil’s request, destroy and certify the destruction of any tangible embodiments of Anvils Confidential Information.
##10. GENERAL PROVISIONS
10.1.Export Compliance. The Services, other Anvil technology, and derivatives thereof may be subject to export laws and regulations of the United States and other jurisdictions. Anvil and Customer each represents that it is not named on any U.S. government denied-party list. Customer will not permit any User to access or use any Services in a U.S.-embargoed country or region (currently Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria or Crimea) or in violation of any U.S. export law or regulation.
10.2. Anti-Corruption. Neither party has received or been offered any illegal or improper bribe, kickback, payment, gift, or thing of value from an employee or agent of the other party in connection with this Agreement. Reasonable gifts and entertainment provided in the ordinary course of business do not violate the above restriction.
10.3. Entire Agreement and Order of Precedence. This Agreement is the entire agreement between Anvil and Customer regarding Customer’s use of Services and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, proposals or representations, written or oral, concerning its subject matter. The parties agree that any term or condition stated in a Customer purchase order or in any other Customer order documentation (excluding Order Forms) is void. In the event of any conflict or inconsistency among the following documents, the order of precedence shall be: (1) the applicable Order Form, (2) any exhibit, schedule or addendum to this Agreement, (3) the body of this Agreement, and (4) the Documentation.
10.4. Relationship of the Parties. The parties are independent contractors. This Agreement does not create a partnership, franchise, joint venture, agency, fiduciary or employment relationship between the parties.
10.5. Third-Party Beneficiaries. There are no third-party beneficiaries under this Agreement.
10.6. Notices. Except as otherwise specified in this Agreement, all notices related to this Agreement will be in writing and will be effective upon (a) personal delivery, (b) the second business day after mailing, (c) the second business day after sending by confirmed facsimile, or (d), except for notices of termination or an indemnifiable claim (“Legal Notices”), the day of sending by email. Notices to Anvil will be addressed to the attention of the Chief Executive Officer at, 14 Mint Plaza, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94103, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Billing-related notices to Customer will be addressed to the relevant billing contact designated by Customer, and Legal Notices to Customer will be addressed to Customer and be clearly identifiable as Legal Notices. All other notices to Customer will be addressed to the relevant Services system administrator designated by Customer.
10.7. Waiver. No failure or delay by either party in exercising any right under this Agreement will constitute a waiver of that right.
10.8. Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, the provision
will be deemed null and void, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in effect.
10.9. Assignment. Neither party may assign any this Agreement or any of its rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of the other party, except that Anvil may assign this Agreement without the consent of Customer as part of a corporate reorganization, or upon a change of control, consolidation, merger, sale of all or substantially all of its business or assets related to this Agreement, or a similar transaction or series of transactions with advanced written notice to Customer. Subject to the foregoing, this Agreement will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties, their respective successors and permitted assigns.
10.10. Governing Law. This Agreement, and any disputes arising out of or related hereto, will be governed exclusively by the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflicts of laws rules or the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods.
10.11. Venue. The state and federal courts located in San Francisco County, California will have exclusive jurisdiction and venue over any dispute relating to this Agreement, and each party consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of those courts.
10.12. Force Majeure. Except for Customer’s obligation to pay money, neither party will be liable for any failure or delay in its performance under this Agreement due to any cause beyond its reasonable control, including without limitation an act of war, terrorism, act of God, earthquake, flood, pandemic and any related events or restrictions, embargo, riot, sabotage, labor shortage or dispute, governmental act or failure or degradation of the Internet. The delayed party shall give the other party notice of such cause and shall use its commercially reasonable efforts to correct such failure or delay in performance.
10.13. Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed electronically, by facsimile and in counterparts.