”Access Credentials” means any user name, identification number, password, license or security key, security token, personal identification number (PIN) or other security code, method, technology or device used, alone or in combination, to verify an individual’s identity and authorization to access and use the Hosted Services.
”Action” means any claim, action, cause of action, demand, lawsuit, arbitration, inquiry, audit, notice of violation, proceeding, litigation, citation, summons, subpoena or investigation of any nature, civil, criminal, administrative, investigative, regulatory or other, whether at Law, in equity or otherwise.
”Affiliate” of a Person means any other Person that, directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, Controls, is Controlled by, or is under common Control with, the first Person.
”Authorized User” means each of the individuals authorized to use the Hosted Services and the other terms and conditions of this Agreement.
”Available” means the Hosted Services are available for access and use by Customer over the internet.
”BIMWorkplace” is a web-based collaborative platform which empowers teams with better coordination workflows. BIMWorkplace provides a central hub for all coordination information from design to construction. With information at your fingertips, you can access your data anytime, anywhere, either from a tablet or desktop. Charts and graphics helps understand data and your management performance through precise metrics.
”Control” (and the terms “Controlled by” and “under common Control with”) means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a Person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise.
”Customer” has the meaning set forth in the preamble.
”Customer Data” means, information, data and other content, in any form or medium, that is collected, downloaded or otherwise received, directly or indirectly from Customer by or through the Hosted Services.
”Customer Systems” means Customer’s information technology infrastructure, including computers, software, hardware, databases, electronic systems (including database management systems), networks and internet connectivity, whether operated directly by Customer or through the use of third-party services.
”Documentation” means any manuals, instructions or other documents or materials that Provider provides or makes available to Customer in any form or medium and which describe the functionality, components, features or requirements of the Services or Provider Materials, including any aspect of the installation, configuration, integration, operation, use, support or maintenance thereof.
”Governmental Authority” means any federal, provincial, territorial, municipal or foreign government or political subdivision thereof, or any agency or instrumentality of such government or political subdivision, or any self-regulated organization or other non-governmental regulatory authority or quasi-governmental authority (to the extent that the rules, regulations or orders of such organization or authority have the force of Law), or any arbitrator, court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction.
”Governmental Order” means any order, writ, judgment, injunction, decree, stipulation, award or determination entered by or with any Governmental Authority.
”Harmful Code” means any software, hardware or other technology, device or means, including any virus, trojan horse, worm, backdoor, malware or other malicious computer code, the purpose or effect of which is to: permit unauthorized access to, or to destroy, disrupt, disable, distort, or otherwise harm or impede in any manner any: computer, software, firmware, hardware, system or network; or any application or function of any of the foregoing or the security, integrity, confidentiality or use of any data Processed thereby; or prevent Customer from accessing or using the Hosted Services or Provider Systems as intended by this Agreement. Harmful Code does not include any Provider Disabling Device.
”IP 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, trade-mark, 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.
”Law” means any statute, ordinance, regulation, rule, code, constitution, treaty, common law, Governmental Order or other requirement or rule of law of any Governmental Authority.
”Losses” mean all losses, damages, liabilities, deficiencies, claims, actions, judgments, settlements, interest, awards, penalties, fines, costs or expenses of whatever kind, including legal fees, disbursements and charges, and the cost of enforcing any right to indemnification hereunder and the cost of pursuing any insurance providers.
”Party” (and the term “Parties”) shall refer to either Customer or Provider, or both.
”Permitted Use” means any use of the Services by Customer for the benefit of Customer solely in or for Customer’s internal business operations or for any and all lawful purposes.
”Person” means an individual, corporation, partnership, unlimited liability company, Governmental Authority, unincorporated organization, trust, association or any other entity.
”Personal Information” means any information that, individually or in combination, does or can identify a specific individual or by or from which a specific individual may be identified, contacted or located.
”Process” means to take any action or perform any operation or set of operations that the Hosted Services are capable of taking or performing on any data, information or other content, including to collect, receive, input, upload, download, record, reproduce, store, organize, compile, combine, log, catalog, cross-reference, manage, maintain, copy, adapt, alter, translate or make other derivative works or improvements, process, retrieve, output, consult, use, perform, display, disseminate, transmit, submit, post, transfer, disclose or otherwise provide or make available, or block, erase or destroy, and “Processing” and “Processed” have correlative meanings.
”Provider” has the meaning set forth in the preamble.
”Provider Disabling Device” means any software, hardware or other technology, device or means (including any back door, time bomb, time out, drop dead device, software routine or other disabling device) used by Provider or its designee to disable Customer’s access to or use of the Hosted Services automatically with the passage of time or under the positive control of Provider or its designee.
”Provider Materials” means the Service Software, Documentation and Provider Systems and any and all other information, data, documents, materials, works and other content, devices, methods, processes, hardware, software and other technologies and inventions, including any deliverables, technical or functional descriptions, requirements, plans or reports, that are provided or used by Provider or any Subcontractor in connection with the Services or otherwise comprise or relate to the Services or Provider Systems.
”Provider Personnel” means all individuals involved in the performance of Services as employees, agents or independent contractors of Provider or any Subcontractor.
”Provider Systems” means the information technology infrastructure used by or on behalf of Provider in performing the Hosted Services, including all computers, software, hardware, databases, electronic systems (including database management systems) and networks, whether operated directly by Provider or through the use of third-party services.
”Receiving Party” means a Party that receives or acquires Confidential Information directly or indirectly under this Agreement.
”Representatives” means, with respect to a party, that party, its Affiliates, and their respective employees, officers, directors, consultants, agents, independent contractors, subcontractors and legal advisors.
”Service Software” means the Provider software application or applications and any third-party or other software that Provider provides remote access to, and use of, as part of the Hosted Services, and all new versions, updates, revisions, improvements and modifications of the foregoing.
”Territory” means the World.
”Third-Party Materials” means materials and information, in any form or medium, including any software, documents, data, content, specifications, products, equipment or components of or relating to the Services that are not proprietary to Provider.
Each Authorized User shall have its own account for accessing the Platform and use of the Hosted Services.
Subject to and conditional on compliance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement by Customer, during the Term, Provider shall use commercially reasonable efforts to provide to Customer the services offered on the Platform (collectively, the “Services”), including to host, manage, operate and maintain the Service Software for remote electronic access and use by Customer 24 hours per day, seven days per week, every day of the year, except for:
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Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, as between the parties:
Provider has and will retain sole control over the hosting, operation, provision, management and maintenance of the Services and Provider Materials, including the: Provider Systems; location(s) where any of the Services are performed; selection, deployment, modification and replacement of the Service Software; and performance of Service maintenance, upgrades, corrections and repairs;
Customer has and will retain sole control over the operation, management and maintenance of, and all access to and use of, the Customer Systems, and sole responsibility for all access to, and use of, the Hosted Services and Provider Materials by any Person by or through the Customer Systems or any other means controlled by Customer, including any: information, instructions or materials provided by any of them to the Provider; results obtained from any use of the Services or Provider Materials; and conclusions, decisions or actions based on such use; and
Data Location: The Customer Data will be stored by Provider on its trusted provider’s servers located in the United States of America if the Domain Manager for your organization is located anywhere in the world. By using the Services, Customer consents to this processing and storage of Customer Data.
Each Party shall, throughout the Term, maintain within its organization a service manager to serve as such Party’s primary point of contact for day-to-day communications, consultation and decision-making regarding the Services. Each Service Manager shall be responsible for providing all day-to-day consents and approvals on behalf of such Party under this Agreement. Each Party shall ensure that its Service Manager has the requisite organizational authority, skill, experience and other qualifications to perform in such capacity. Each Party shall use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain the same Service Manager in place throughout the Term. If either Party’s Service Manager ceases to be employed by such Party or such Party otherwise wishes to replace its Service Manager, such Party shall promptly name a new Service Manager by written notice to the other Party.
Provider reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to make any changes to the Services and Provider Materials that it deems necessary or useful to: maintain or enhance: the quality or delivery of Provider’s services to its customers; the competitive strength of or market for Provider’s services; or the cost efficiency or performance of the Services; or to comply with applicable Law. Without limiting the foregoing, either Party may, at any time during the Term, request in writing changes to the Services. The Parties shall evaluate and, if agreed, implement all such requested changes. No requested changes will be effective unless and until memorialized in a written change order signed by both Parties, except that a Account Manager may increase or decrease the number of Authorized Users for any Services. For greater certainty and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, this provision only pertains to changes that are requested by Customer and voluntarily agreed-upon by Provider. Provider may implement changes to the Hosted Services from time to time without prior notice or approval from Customer.
Provider may, from time to time, in its sole discretion, engage third parties to perform Services (each, a “Subcontractor”) and exercise at all times a reasonable degree of control in accordance with industry standards to ensure that each Subcontractor abides by the terms of this Agreement in their performance of the Services.
Provider may, directly or indirectly, and by use of a Provider Disabling Device or any other lawful means, suspend, terminate or otherwise deny access to, or use of, all or any part of the Services or Provider Materials by Customer or any other Person, without incurring any resulting obligation or liability, if: Provider receives a Governmental Order that expressly or by reasonable implication requires Provider to do so; or Provider believes, in its discretion, that: Customer has failed to comply with, any term of this Agreement, accessed or used the Services beyond the scope of the rights granted or for a purpose not authorized under this Agreement or in any manner that does not comply with any instruction or requirement for the use of the Services; Customer is, has been, or is likely to be involved in any fraudulent, misleading or unlawful activities relating to or in connection with any of the Services; or this Agreement expires or is terminated. This section does not limit any of Provider’s other rights or remedies, whether at Law, in equity or under this Agreement.
The subscription period for a Subscription Package begins on the date the Subscription Order is processed by Provider and ends at the expiration of the specified period, unless terminated earlier under any of this Agreement’s express provisions.
The Account Manager shall pay Provider the fees agreed-upon pursuant to an individual agreement.
Provider may increase Fees for any Subscription Package, at any time and without prior notice to the Account Manager. The Fees billed to the Account Manager for a chosen Subscription Package will however remain the ones in effect when the Subscription Order was made and until the end of the then-current Term when the increase occurred. The Fees shall then be increased in accordance with the terms of the applicable Subscription.
The Account Manager shall reimburse Provider for reasonable out-of-pocket expenses incurred by Provider in connection with performing the Services which are out of scope of the level of support specified in this Agreement and the applicable Subscription Order and which shall include, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, specific required onsite meetings, travel costs and expenses for specific tasks and extraordinary troubleshooting.
The Fees for the Services are indicated and charged in Euros and Brazilian Real.
Subject to and conditional on the Account Manager’s payment of the Fees and compliance and performance in accordance with all other terms and conditions of this Agreement, Provider hereby authorizes Account Manager (and all Authorized Users) to access and use, in the Territory and during the Term, the Hosted Services and such Provider Materials as Provider may supply or make available to the Account Manager solely for the Permitted Use by and through Authorized Users in accordance with the conditions and limitations set forth in this Agreement.
The Account Manager shall not, and shall not permit any other Person to, access or use the Services or Provider Materials except as expressly permitted by this Agreement and, in the case of Third-Party Materials, the applicable third-party license agreement. For purposes of clarity and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Customer shall not, except as this Agreement expressly permits:
Customer shall at all times during the Term:
Provider is not responsible or liable for any delay or failure of performance caused in whole or in part by Customer’s delay in performing, or failure to perform, any of its obligations under this Agreement.
If a Account Manager becomes aware of any actual or threatened activity prohibited by an Authorized User, that Account Manager shall, and shall cause any Authorized Users to, immediately: take all reasonable and lawful measures within their respective control that are necessary to stop the activity or threatened activity and to mitigate its effects (including, where applicable, by discontinuing and preventing any unauthorized access to the Services and Provider Materials and permanently erasing from their systems and destroying any data to which any of them have gained unauthorized access); and notify Provider of any such actual or threatened activity.
The Services do not replace the need for Customer to maintain regular data backups or redundant data archives. Provider shall use best reasonable efforts to comply with usual industry standards with regard to data backup practices. IN ANY EVENT, PROVIDER HAS NO OBLIGATION OR LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS, ALTERATION, DESTRUCTION, DAMAGE, CORRUPTION OR RECOVERY OF CUSTOMER DATA.
A Account Manager has and will retain sole responsibility for: all Customer Data, including its content and use; all information, instructions and materials provided by or on behalf of any Authorized User in connection with the Services; Customer Systems; the security and use of Access Credentials by any Authorized User; and all access to and use of the Hosted Services and Provider Materials directly or indirectly by or through the Customer Systems or its Authorized Users’ Access Credentials, with or without the Authorized User’s knowledge or consent, including all results obtained from, and all conclusions, decisions and actions based on, such access or use.
An Account Manager shall employ all physical, administrative and technical controls, screening and security procedures and other safeguards necessary to: (a) securely administer the distribution and use of all Access Credentials and protect against any unauthorized access to, or use of, the Hosted Services; and (b) control the content and use of Customer Data, including the uploading or other provision of Customer Data for Processing by the Hosted Services.
All right, title and interest in and to the Services, Provider Materials and Third-Party Materials, including all IP Rights therein, are and will remain with Provider and the respective rights holders in the Third-Party Materials. Customer acknowledges and agrees that it has no right, license or authorization with respect to any of the Services, Provider Materials or Third-Party Materials (including any IP Rights therein) except as expressly set forth in Section “Authorization” or the applicable third-party license. All other rights in and to the Services, Provider Materials and Third-Party Materials are expressly reserved by Provider and the respective third-party licensors.
As between Customer and Provider, Customer is and will remain the sole and exclusive owner of all right, title and interest in and to all Customer Data, including all IP Rights relating thereto, subject to the rights and permissions granted.
Customer hereby irrevocably grants all such rights and permissions in or relating to Customer Data: to Provider, its Subcontractors and the Provider Personnel as are necessary or useful to perform the Services; and to Provider as are necessary or useful to enforce this Agreement and exercise its rights and perform its obligations hereunder.
Provider’s automated systems may analyze Customer Data using techniques such as machine learning. This analysis may occur when the Customer Data is sent, received, or stored. Theses analyses are used by Provider solely to improve the Services.
In connection with this Agreement each party (as the “Disclosing Party”) may disclose or make available Confidential Information to the other party (as the “Receiving Party”). “Confidential Information” means information in any form or medium (whether oral, written, electronic or other) that the Disclosing Party considers confidential or proprietary, including, information consisting of, or relating to, the Disclosing Party’s technology, trade secrets, know-how, business operations, plans, strategies, customers, and pricing and information with respect to which the Disclosing Party has contractual or other confidentiality obligations, in each case whether or not marked, designated or otherwise identified as “confidential”. Without limiting the foregoing: all Provider Materials are the Confidential Information of Provider.
Confidential Information does not include information that:
As a condition to being provided with any disclosure of or access to Confidential Information, the Receiving Party shall:
If the Receiving Party or any of its Representatives is compelled by applicable Law to disclose any Confidential Information, then, to the extent permitted by applicable Law, the Receiving Party shall:
If the Disclosing Party waives compliance or, after providing the notice and assistance required under this section, the Receiving Party remains required by Law to disclose any Confidential Information, the Receiving Party shall disclose only that portion of the Confidential Information that, on the advice of the Receiving Party’s legal counsel, the Receiving Party is legally required to disclose.
In addition to any other express termination right set forth elsewhere in this Agreement:
In this Agreement, unless indicated otherwise:
The provisions set forth in the following sections, and any other right or obligation of the parties in this Agreement that, by its nature, should survive termination or expiration of this Agreement, will survive any expiration or termination of this Agreement: Section “Authorization and Customer Restrictions – Limitations and Restrictions, Section “Confidentiality”, Section “Termination – Effect of Expiration or Termination”, this Section “Surviving Terms”, Section “Representations and Warranties”, Section “Limitations of Liability” and Section “Miscellaneous”.
Provider represents, warrants and covenants to Customer that it will perform the Services using personnel of required skill, experience and qualifications and in a professional and workmanlike manner in accordance with generally recognized industry standards for similar services and will devote adequate resources to meet its obligations under this Agreement.
Customer represents, warrants and covenants to Provider that Customer owns or otherwise has, and will have, the necessary rights and consents in and relating to the Customer Data so that, as received by Provider and Processed in accordance with this Agreement, they do not and will not infringe, misappropriate or otherwise violate any IP Rights, or any privacy or other rights of any third party or violate any applicable Law. It is understood that, at all times, the user remains responsible for validating all construction documentation prior to the construction of any building.
Except for the express warranties set forth in the sections above, all services and provider materials are provided “as is” and provider hereby disclaims all conditions and warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise under this agreement, and provider specifically disclaims all implied conditions and warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and all warranties arising from course of dealing, usage or trade practice. Without limiting the foregoing, provider makes no condition or warranty of any kind that the services or provider materials, or any products or results of the use thereof, will meet customer’s or any other person’s requirements; operate without interruption; achieve any intended result; be compatible or work with any software, system or other services; or be secure, accurate, complete, free of harmful code or error free. All third-party materials are provided “as is” and any representation or warranty of or concerning any third-party materials is strictly between customer and the third-party owner or distributor of the third-party materials.
In no event will provider or any of its licensors, service providers or suppliers be liable under or in connection with this agreement or its subject matter under any legal or equitable theory, including breach of contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability and otherwise, for any: loss of production, use, business, revenue or profit; impairment, inability to use or loss, interruption or delay of the services; loss, damage, corruption or recovery of data; breach of data or system security; or consequential, incidental, indirect, special, aggravated, punitive or exemplary damages, regardless of whether such persons were advised of the possibility of such losses or damages or such losses or damages were otherwise foreseeable, and notwithstanding the failure of any agreed or other remedy of its essential purpose.
In no event will the aggregate liability of provider and its licensors, service providers and suppliers under or in connection with this agreement or its subject matter, under any legal or equitable theory, including breach of contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability and otherwise, exceed $100. The foregoing limitation applies notwithstanding the failure of any agreed or other remedy of its essential purpose.
In no event will either party be liable or responsible to the other party, or be deemed to have defaulted under or breached this Agreement, for any failure or delay in fulfilling or performing any term of this Agreement, when and to the extent such failure or delay is caused by or results from acts beyond the affected party’s reasonable control, including:
any other event that is beyond the reasonable control of such party.
A party whose performance is affected by a Force Majeure Event shall give notice to the other party, stating the period of time the occurrence is expected to continue and shall use diligent efforts to end the failure or delay and minimize the effects of such Force Majeure Event.
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.
During this Agreement, Customer grants Provider the right to identify Customer as a customer of the applicable Services, including using the Customer’s logo, solely in marketing materials and on BIMWorkplace’s website. In any case, Customer can opt-out of this obligation with the prior written notice to Provider. Neither party shall issue any press release regarding this Agreement without the prior written consent of the other party.
By authorizing Provider to communicate with you by email, you consent to Provider sending you all relevant information regarding the use of its products and services, announcements of new products, special offers, etc. You can unsubscribe from the Provider’s mailing list at any time. However, for as long as you remain a user of the Platform, Provider will nonetheless send you information related to the use of its Services. To stop receiving this information, you can close your account by following the required procedure.
All notices, requests, consents, claims, demands, waivers and other communications under this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been given when delivered by hand (with written confirmation of receipt); when received by the addressee if sent by a nationally recognized overnight courier (receipt requested); on the date sent by facsimile or email (in either case, with confirmation of transmission) if sent during normal business hours of the recipient, and on the next Business Day if sent after normal business hours of the recipient or on the third day after the date mailed, by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid.
For purposes of this Agreement: the words “include”, “includes” and “including” are deemed to be followed by the words “without limitation”; the word “or” is not exclusive; the words “herein”, “hereof”, “hereby”, “hereto” and “hereunder” refer to this Agreement as a whole; words denoting the singular have a comparable meaning when used in the plural, and vice-versa; and words denoting any gender include all genders. Unless the context otherwise requires, references in this Agreement: to sections, exhibits, schedules, attachments and appendices mean the sections of, and exhibits, schedules, attachments and appendices attached to, this Agreement; to an agreement, instrument or other document means such agreement, instrument or other document as amended, supplemented and modified from time to time to the extent permitted by the provisions thereof; and to a statute means such statute as amended from time to time and includes any successor legislation thereto and any regulations promulgated thereunder. This Agreement shall be construed without regard to any presumption or rule requiring construction or interpretation against the party drafting an instrument or causing any instrument to be drafted. The exhibits, schedules, attachments and appendices referred to herein are an integral part of this Agreement to the same extent as if they were set forth verbatim herein.
The headings in this Agreement are for reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement.
Unless expressly provided in a prior agreement between Customer and Provider for the use of the Platform and the Hosted Services (in which case this prior agreement shall take precedence), this Agreement constitutes the sole and entire agreement of the Parties with respect to the subject matter contained herein, and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to such subject matter.
Provider reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Agreement at any time. All Customers are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes, as they are legally binding on Customer. By using or accessing the Platform, Customer is agreeing to this Agreement.
Customer shall not assign or otherwise transfer any of its rights, or delegate or otherwise transfer any of its obligations or performance, under this Agreement, in each case whether voluntarily, involuntarily, by operation of law or otherwise, without Provider’s prior written consent. No delegation or other transfer will relieve Customer of any of its obligations or performance under this Agreement. Any purported assignment, delegation or transfer in violation of this section is void. This Agreement is binding upon and ensures to the benefit of the Parties hereto and their respective permitted successors and assigns.
This Agreement is for the sole benefit of the Parties hereto and their respective permitted successors and permitted assigns and nothing herein, express or implied, is intended to or shall confer upon any other Person any legal or equitable right, benefit or remedy of any nature whatsoever under or by reason of this Agreement.
This Agreement may only be amended, modified or supplemented by an agreement in writing signed by an authorized representative of each Party hereto. No waiver by any Party of any of the provisions hereof shall be effective unless explicitly set forth in writing and signed by the Party so waiving. Except as otherwise set forth in this Agreement, no failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, any rights, remedy, power or privilege arising from this Agreement shall operate or be construed as a waiver thereof; nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power or privilege hereunder preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power or privilege.
If any term or provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of this Agreement or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction.
Each Party acknowledges and agrees that a breach or threatened breach by such Party of any of its obligations under section “Confidentiality” or, in the case of Customer section “Authorization – Limitations and Restrictions”, section “Customer Obligations – Corrective Action and Notice” or section “Security – Account Manager Control and Responsability”, would cause the other Party irreparable harm for which monetary damages would not be an adequate remedy and agrees that, in the event of such breach or threatened breach, the non-breaching Party will be entitled to seek equitable relief, including a restraining order, an injunction, specific performance and any other relief that may be available from any court, without any requirement to post a bond or other security, or to prove actual damages or that monetary damages are not an adequate remedy. Such remedies are not exclusive and are in addition to all other remedies that may be available at law, in equity or otherwise.