SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE ("SAAS") TERMS OF SERVICE FOR END-USERS
THE SERVICE PROVIDERS (DEFINED BELOW) ARE WILLING TO GRANT YOU RIGHTS TO ESTABLISH AN ACCOUNT AND TO USE THE WEB SERVICES (DEFINED BELOW) ONLY UPON THE CONDITION THAT YOU ACCEPT ALL OF THE TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ THE SERVICE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. BY CLICKING ON "TRY FOR FREE" or "SIGN IN", YOU WILL INDICATE YOUR AGREEMENT WITH THEM. IF YOU ARE ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY OR PERSON, YOUR ACCEPTANCE REPRESENTS THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND SUCH ENTITY OR PERSON TO THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, OR IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND YOUR ENTITY OR PERSON, THEN THE SERVICE PROVIDERS ARE UNWILLING TO GRANT YOU RIGHTS TO ACCESS AND USE THE WEB SERVICES.
Effective Date: First day of use of Hookdeck's services
1.1.1. This is an agreement by and among the originator of the Web Services (the Service Provider), the party that offered and you.
1.1.2. The Service Provider will have full rights to enforce this Agreement. All references to "we", "us", and "our, shall be construed to mean the Service Provider.
1.1.3. If you are not acting on behalf of yourself as an individual, then "you", "your", "customer", and "yourself" means your company or organization or the person you are representing. The company or organization you represent will be the one registered and paying for the web services specified as part of the Purchase Agreement.
1.2. "Web Services." The web services described and specified as part of the Purchase Agreement and any updates or upgrades to such services that may be generally released by Hookdeck to all customers from time to time.
1.3. "Hookdeck Technology." The computer hardware, software and other tangible equipment and intangible computer code necessary to deploy and serve the Services via the Site.
1.4. "Site”: www.hookdeck.com website including the Hookdeck Technology.
1.5. "Authorized Users." The number of identifiable unique persons consisting of your personnel and outside consultants who are authorized to access and use the Services as determined by you but not exceeding the maximum number of users paid for. Authorized Users may include your third party consultants, outsourcers, contractors and other service providers.
1.6. "Affiliate." With respect to you, any parent or Subsidiary Corporation, and any corporation or other business entity controlling, controlled by or under common control with you, which agrees in writing to be bound by all your obligations hereunder.
1.7. "Customer Data." Customer's information or other data processed, stored or transmitted by, in or through the Services, including without limitation personal information relating to the Customer's personnel, customers, and prospective customers such that the identity of such persons is apparent or can reasonably be determined from such personal information.
1.8. "Proprietary Rights." Any and all rights, whether registered or unregistered, in and with respect to patents, copyrights, confidential information, know-how, trade secrets, moral rights, contract or licensing rights, confidential and proprietary information protected under contract or otherwise under law, trade names, domain names, trade dress, logos, animated characters, trademarks, service marks, and other similar rights or interests in intellectual or industrial property.
1.9. "Purchase Agreement". Details of the purchase and Web Services required are agreed based on the terms, fees prevailing at that time on Hookdeck' website www.hookdeck.com. Confirmation that the customer wishes to proceed and commit to a monthly or an annual subscription service is deemed to have taken place when the periodic subscription fee has been paid.
2.1. This Agreement between you and the Service Provider consists of this Terms of Service Agreement.
We reserve the right to modify this Agreement at any time by posting an amended Agreement that is always accessible through links placed on one of the Web Services or login pages and/or by giving you prior notice of a modification. You should check this Agreement periodically for modifications by scrolling to the bottom of this page for a listing of material modifications and their effective dates. IF ANY MODIFICATION IS UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU, YOUR ONLY RECOURSE IS TO TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE FOLLOWING OUR POSTING OF AN AMENDED AGREEMENT OR PROVIDING YOU NOTICE OF A MODIFICATION WILL CONSTITUTE BINDING ACCEPTANCE.
Web Services are not available to minors under the age of 18 years of age and any user that has been suspended or removed from the system.
Web Services consist of www.hookdeck.com software. Hookdeck Web Services acts as a proxy between a webhook provider and a developer API. The Services allows for webhooks to be delivered, monitored and retried as per the developer configuration. We reserve the right to update and modify the Services from time to time.
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you may access and use the Web Services only through the login protocols provided to you, but only for your own internal purposes. All rights not expressly granted in this Agreement are reserved by the Service Providers and their licensors.
6.1. You will be granted authorized login protocols for the Web Services, and you agree not to use the Web Services in excess of your authorized login protocols. You agree not to access (or attempt to access) the Web Services by any means other than through the login protocols we provide. You agree not to access (or attempt to access) the Web Services through any automated means (including use of scripts or web crawlers), and you agree to comply with the instructions set out in any robots.txt file present on the Web Services.
6.2. You are not authorized to (i) resell, sublicense, transfer, assign, or distribute the Web Services or content; (ii) modify or make derivative works based upon the Web Services or content; (iii) "frame" or "mirror" the Web Services or content on any other server or Internet-enabled device, or (iv) reverse engineer, decompile the Web Services or their enabling software for any purpose.
6.3. You are not authorized to use our Web Services or servers for the propagation, distribution, housing, processing, storing, or otherwise handling in any way lewd, obscene, or pornographic material, or any other material which we deem to be objectionable. The designation of any such materials is entirely at our sole discretion.\
You agree to make all inquiries regarding the Web Services and technical support directly to the Primary Service Provider.
The software and technology used by the Primary Service Provider to generate and provide the Web Services are protected by law, including, but not limited to, Canadian copyright law and international treaties. The copyrights and other intellectual property rights in this material are owned by the Primary Service Provider and/or others. Except for the limited rights granted herein, all other rights are reserved.
You agree that we may terminate your account and access to the Web Services for cause without prior notice, upon the occurrence of any one of the following: (i) any material breach of this Agreement, or (ii) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies. Termination of your account includes (i) removal of access to all Web Services, and (ii) deletion of your login protocols. Further, you agree that all terminations shall be made in our sole discretion, and that we will not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your account or access to Web Services and/or data that you lose access too.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login protocols, and any additional information that we may provide regarding accessing the Web Services. If you knowingly share your login protocols with another person who is not authorized to use the Web Services, this Agreement is subject to termination for cause. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your login protocols or any other breach of security.
The parties anticipate that each may disclose confidential information to the other. Accordingly, the parties desire to establish in this Section terms governing the use and protection of certain information one party ("Owner") may disclose to the other party ("Recipient").
11.1. Definition of Confidential Information. For purposes hereof, "Confidential Information" means (i) the terms and conditions hereof, (i) non-public aspects of Hookdeck' Site and the operation thereof, Hookdeck Technology, and the Services and additional services provided by Hookdeck, and Hookdeck' technical information, and data, (iii) Customer Data, and non-public aspects of Customer's technology, computer programs, and technical information, and data.
In addition, Confidential Information includes information which, although not related to the Services or this Agreement, is nevertheless disclosed hereunder, and which, in any case, is disclosed by an Owner or its affiliate to Recipient in document or other tangible form bearing an appropriate legend indicating its confidential or proprietary nature, or which, if initially disclosed orally or visually is identified as confidential at the time of disclosure and a written summary hereof, also marked with such a legend, is provided to Recipient within fifteen (15) days of the initial disclosure.
11.2. Restrictions on Use and Disclosure. Recipient may use Confidential Information of Owner only for the purposes of this Agreement and shall protect such Confidential Information from disclosure to others, using the same degree of care used to protect its own proprietary information of like importance, but in any case using no less than a reasonable degree of care. Recipient may disclose Confidential Information received hereunder only as reasonably required to perform its obligations under this Agreement and only to its employees who have a need to know for such purposes and who are bound by signed, written agreements to protect the received Confidential Information from unauthorized use and disclosure.
11.3. Exclusions. The restrictions of this Agreement on use and disclosure of Confidential Information shall not apply to information that: (i) is in the possession or control of Recipient at the time of its disclosure hereunder; (ii) is, or becomes publicly known, through no wrongful act of Recipient; (iii) is received by Recipient from a third party free to disclose it without obligation to Owner, (iv) is independently developed by a party as evidenced by its written and dated records and without any breach of this Agreement; or (v) is the subject of a written permission to disclose provided by Owner. The Recipient may disclose Confidential Information of Owner pursuant to the requirements of a governmental agency or by operation of law, provided that such Recipient gives Owner written notice thereof as soon as practicable and reasonably cooperates with Owner to contest such disclosure.
11.4. Confidential Information. You agree that all non-public information that we provide regarding the Web Services, including without limitation, our pricing, marketing methodology, and business processes, is our proprietary confidential information. You agree to use this confidential information only for purposes of exercising your rights as our affiliate while in strict compliance with this Agreement, and you further agree not to use or disclose this confidential information for a period of three (3) years after termination as our affiliate.
Hookdeck do not and cannot control the flow of data to or from Hookdeck' Technology and other portions of the Internet. Such flow of data depends on the performance of Internet services provided or controlled by third parties. At times, actions or inactions of such third parties can impair or disrupt customer's connections to the Internet (or portions thereof). Although Hookdeck will use commercially reasonable efforts to take all actions it deems appropriate to remedy and avoid such events, Hookdeck cannot guarantee that such events will not occur.
HOOKDECK DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY RESULTING FROM OR RELATED TO THE PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF INTERNET SERVICES PROVIDED OR CONTROLLED BY THIRD PARTIES.
Any personal information that we may collect on the Web Services will be mainly stored and processed in servers located in the United States. You consent to the transfer of personal information outside your country of residence to the United States.
Registration is required for you to establish an account at the Web Services. You agree (i) to provide certain current, complete, and accurate information about you as prompted to do so by our online registration form ("Registration Data"), and (ii) to maintain and update such Registration Data as required to keep such information current, complete and accurate. You warrant that your Registration Data is and will continue to be accurate and current, and that you are authorized to provide such Registration Data. You authorize us to verify your Registration Data at any time. If any Registration Data that you provide is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we retain the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate rights to use your account. Solely to enable us to use information you supply us internally, so that we are not violating any rights you might have in that information, you grant to us a nonexclusive license to (i) convert such information into digital format such that it can be read, utilized and displayed by our computers or any other technology currently in existence or hereafter developed capable of utilizing digital information, and (ii) combine the information with other content provided by us in each case by any method or means or in any medium whether now known or hereafter devised.
We reserve the right to monitor your access and use of the Web Services without notification to you.
You shall be solely responsible for acquiring and maintaining technology and procedures for maintaining the security of your link to the Internet. As part of the Web Services, the Service Provider shall implement reasonable and appropriate security procedures consistent with prevailing industry standards to protect data from unauthorized access by physical and electronic intrusion; provided, however, unless resulting from the failure of Service Provider to perform the forgoing obligations, the parties agree that Service Provider shall not, under any circumstances, be held responsible or liable for situations (i) where data or transmissions are accessed by third parties through illegal or illicit means, or (ii) where the data or transmissions are accessed through the exploitation of security gaps, weaknesses, or flaws unknown to Service Provider at the time. Service Provider will promptly report to you any unauthorized access to your data promptly upon discovery by Service Provider, and Service Provider will use diligent efforts to promptly remedy any breach of security that permitted such unauthorized access. In the event notification to persons included in your data is required, you shall be solely responsible for any and all such notifications at your expense.
17.1. To the extent you use a Service plan that is made available for a fee, you will be required to select a payment plan and provide accurate information regarding your credit card or other payment instrument. You will promptly update your account information with any changes in your payment information. You agree to pay Hookdeck in accordance with the terms set forth on the Site ( www.hookdeck.com ) and this TOS, and you authorize Hookdeck or its third-party payment processors to bill your payment instrument in advance on a periodic basis in accordance with such terms.
17.2. If you dispute any charges you must let Hookdeck know within sixty (60) days after the date that Hookdeck invoices you. All amounts paid are non-refundable and we reserve the right to change our prices in the future. If we increase our prices for your Service plan, we will provide notice of the change on the Site and in email to you at least 30 days before the change is to take effect. Your continued use of the Service after the price change goes into effect constitutes your agreement to pay the changed amount. Hookdeck may choose to bill you through an invoice, in which case, full payment for invoices issued must be received by the date specified in the invoice. Past due fees 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. You shall be responsible for all taxes associated with Services other than Canadian taxes based on Hookdeck’s net income.
Customer shall pay to Hookdeck periodic subscription fees for the Services and technical support services provided hereunder in accordance with the website www.hookdeck.com.
Customer may elect to purchase rights for additional Authorized Users, Web services and/or any other Hookdeck products or services, and/ from time to time. Such additional purchases shall be governed by the terms and conditions hereof.
All fees are exclusive of taxes or duties. If Hookdeck is required to pay or collect any federal, state, local, value added, tax or duty on any fees charged under this Agreement, or any other similar taxes or duties levied by any governmental authority, excluding taxes levied on Hookdeck' net income, then such taxes and/or duties shall be billed to and paid by Customer immediately upon receipt of Hookdeck' invoice and supporting documentation for the taxes or duties charged.
Ownership of the Proprietary Rights embodied in the Site, Services, and Hookdeck Technology shall remain exclusively vested in and be the sole and exclusive property of Hookdeck. In addition Customer hereby transfers and assigns to Hookdeck any rights Customer may have to any suggestions, ideas, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations or other information provided by Customer personnel relating to the Service. The www.hookdeck.com domain name, product names and logos associated with the Services are trademarks of Hookdeck or third parties, and no right or license is granted to use them.
22.1. Customer represents and warrants that (i) the performance of its obligations and use of the Services (by Customer and its Authorized Users) will not violate any applicable laws, or regulations, including without limitation any and all laws and regulations regarding the transfer of personal information, or (ii) cause a breach of any agreements with any third parties or unreasonably interfere with the use by other Hookdeck customers of Hookdeck services.
22.2. Customer acknowledges that (i) Hookdeck does not monitor the content of the information passing through the Services for purposes of verifying accuracy or legal compliance, and (ii) Customer will use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that the information it and its Authorized Users transmit thereby complies with all applicable laws and regulations, whether now in existence or hereafter enacted and in force.
22.3. In the event of any breach by Customer of any of the foregoing representations or warranties, in addition to any other remedies available at law or in equity, Hookdeck will have the right to suspend immediately any Services if deemed reasonably necessary by Hookdeck to prevent any harm to Hookdeck and its business. Hookdeck will provide notice to Customer and an opportunity to cure, if practicable, depending on the nature of the breach. Once cured, Hookdeck will promptly restore the Services.
Except for third party software including without limitation open source software, Hookdeck will indemnify, defend and hold harmless Customer and its Affiliates from and against any lawsuit, liabilities, loss, cost or expense arising out of a third-party claim made against Customer that the Hookdeck Technology or Services infringe on any U.S. intellectual property right of a third party; provided, however, that Hookdeck is notified in writing of such claim promptly after such claim is made upon Customer. Hookdeck shall have the right to control any defense of the claim. In no event shall Customer settle any such claim without Hookdeck' prior written approval. Hookdeck shall have no liability or obligation if the claim arises from (i) any alteration or modification to the Hookdeck Technology or Services other than by Hookdeck, (ii) any combination of the Hookdeck Technology or Services by Customer with other programs or data not furnished by Hookdeck, or (iii) any use by Customer of the Hookdeck Technology or Services that is prohibited by this Agreement or otherwise outside the scope of use for which the Hookdeck Technology or Services are intended.
If any party is enjoined from using the Hookdeck Technology, or if Hookdeck believes that the Hookdeck Technology may become the subject of a claim of intellectual property infringement, Hookdeck, at its option and expense, may: (i) procure the right for Customer to continue to use the Services; (ii) replace or modify the Hookdeck Technology so as to make it non-infringing; provided, however, that the Services continue to conform to the descriptions and/or specifications provided in the applicable Purchase Order; or (iii) terminate this Agreement, in which case Hookdeck shall refund to Customer any and all subscription fees paid in advance by Customer for those Services not provided by Hookdeck and provide, at Customer's request and free of charge, the Customer Data in a database document format. This Section and the preceding Section sets forth the
entire liability of Hookdeck to Customer for any infringement by the Hookdeck Technology or Services of any intellectual property right of any third party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this Section does not apply to third party software including without limitation open source software.
Except for Hookdeck' indemnity expressly provided herein and Hookdeck' confidentiality obligations, in no event shall Hookdeck' aggregate liability, if any, including liability arising out of contract, negligence, strict liability in tort or warranty, or otherwise, shall not exceed the total of subscription fees payable by Customer for the three (3) billing periods immediately preceding the claim for such liability.
Hookdeck intends to continue to provide and support the Services for the term of this agreement; provided, however, if, Hookdeck determines in its sole discretion that it is no longer feasible to support the Services, Hookdeck may terminate this Agreement for end of life at any time by providing one hundred eighty (180) days written notice to Customer.
Within ten (10) days of the expiration or termination of this agreement, Customer shall return to Hookdeck any materials provided by Hookdeck.
Customer shall not assign this Agreement or any right or interest under this Agreement, nor delegate any work or obligation to be performed under this Agreement, without Hookdeck' prior written consent. Any attempted assignment or delegation in contravention of this Section shall be void and ineffective.
The following obligations shall survive the expiration or termination hereof and the distribution grace period provided above: (i) any and all warranty disclaimers, limitations of liability and indemnities granted by either party herein, (iv) any covenant granted herein for the purpose of determining ownership of, or protecting, the Proprietary Rights, including without limitation, the Confidential Information of either party, or any remedy for breach thereof, and (v) the payment of taxes, duties, or any money to Hookdeck hereunder.
We may give notice to you by means of (i) a general notice in your account information, (ii) by electronic mail to your e-mail address on record in your Registration Data, or (iii) by written communication sent by first class mail or pre-paid post to your address on record in your Registration Data. Such notice shall be deemed to have been given upon the expiration of forty eight (48) hours after mailing or posting (if sent by first class mail or pre-paid post) or twelve (12) hours after sending (if sent by email). You may give notice to the Primary Service Provider (such notice shall be deemed given when received) at any time by emailing [email protected]
Except for actions to protect intellectual property rights and to enforce an arbitrator's decision hereunder, all disputes, controversies, or claims arising out of or relating to this Agreement or a breach thereof shall be submitted to and finally resolved by arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") then in effect. There shall be one arbitrator, and such arbitrator shall be chosen by mutual agreement of the parties in accordance with AAA rules. The arbitration shall be conducted by telephone or online. The arbitrator shall apply the laws of Canada to all issues in dispute. The controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The findings of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on the parties, and may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction for enforcement. Enforcements of any award or judgment shall be governed by the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. Should either party file an action contrary to this provision, the other party may recover attorney's fees and costs up to $1000.00.
This Agreement shall be construed under the laws of Canada, without regard to its principles of conflicts of law. The courts of as determined by Licensor shall be the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for all legal proceedings that are not arbitrated under this Agreement.
If any provision of this Agreement is declared invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed modified to the extent necessary and possible to render it valid and enforceable. In any event, the unenforceability or invalidity of any provision shall not affect any other provision of this Agreement, and this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect, and be construed and enforced, as if such provision had not been included, or had been modified as above provided, as the case may be.
EXCEPT AS MAY BE PROVIDED IN ANY SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENTS SIGNED BY THE PARTIES, THE WEB SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS", AND NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR LICENSORS MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO SUCH THE WEB SERVICES. THE SERVICE PROVIDER AND ITS LICENSORS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO THE WEB SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, CORRECTNESS, NON- INFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE SERVICE PROVIDERS AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEB SERVICES: (A) WILL BE SECURE, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR OPERATE IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SYSTEM OR DATA, (B) WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, OR (C) WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THESE DISCLAIMERS CONSTITUTE AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE DISCLAIMED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, THEN ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE PERIOD REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW. SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY MAY LAST, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. FURTHER, CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT HOOKDECK HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE INTERNET, AND THAT HOOKDECK IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DISCONTINUANCE OF OPERATION OF ANY PORTION OF THE INTERNET OR POSSIBLE REGULATION OF THE INTERNET WHICH MIGHT RESTRICT OR PROHIBIT THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICES.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SERVICE PROVIDER AND/OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR KIND (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE WEB SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SERVICES, OR FOR ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE WEB SERVICES, ANY INTERRUPTION, INACCURACY, ERROR OR OMISSION, REGARDLESS OF CAUSE, EVEN IF THE PARTY FROM WHICH DAMAGES ARE BEING SOUGHT OR SUCH PARTY'S LICENSORS HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
We shall not be liable for damages for any delay or failure of delivery arising out of causes beyond our reasonable control and without our fault or negligence, including, but not limited to, Acts of God, acts of civil or military authority, fires, riots, wars, embargoes, Internet disruptions, hacker attacks, or communications failures.
Those clauses the survival of which is necessary for the interpretation or enforcement of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect in accordance with their terms notwithstanding the expiration or termination hereof, such clauses to include, without limitation, the following: Warranty Disclaimers, Limitation of Liability, Confidential Information, Security, Notices, Arbitration, Applicable Law, Jurisdiction and Venue, Severability, Force Majeure, and Miscellaneous.
This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and merges all prior communications, understandings, and agreements. This Agreement may be modified only by a written agreement signed by the parties. The failure of either party to enforce at any time any of the provisions hereof shall not be a waiver of such provision, or any other provision, or of the right of such party thereafter to enforce any provision hereof. The application the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is expressly excluded. This license is written in English, and English is its controlling language.