Hosting Agreement

Hosting Agreement

This Hosting Agreement is made on [AGREEMENT DATE] (the "Effective Date") between [PARTY A NAME], [whose principal place of residence is at / a [CORPORATE JURISDICTION] corporation with its principal place of business at [PARTY A ADDRESS]] (the "[PARTY A ABBREVIATION]") and [PARTY B NAME], [whose principal place of residence is at / a [CORPORATE JURISDICTION] corporation with its principal place of business at] [PARTY B ADDRESS]] (the "[PARTY B ABBREVIATION]").

(The capitalized terms used in this agreement, in addition to those above, are defined in section [DEFINITIONS].)

Hosting Services. [PARTY A] shall provide [PARTY B] with certain website hosting services and systems [including website server space, email capability, internet access, and domain name registration / according to the attached [STATEMENT OF WORK]] (the "[DELIVERABLE]").

Royalties. In exchange for the [DELIVERABLE][PARTY B] shall pay [PARTY A] the Royalties Fees, and down payment, according to section [PAYMENT OF ROYALTIES].

Subscription Fees. [PARTY B] shall pay [PARTY A] a monthly subscription fee of $[SUBSCRIPTION FEE AMOUNT] (the "Subscription Fee") for the [DELIVERABLE] provided under this agreement.

License Fees. [PARTY B] shall pay [PARTY A] a license fee of $[LICENSE FEE] (the "License Fee") for the [DELIVERABLE].

Subscription Fee[PARTY B] shall pay the Subscription Fee to [PARTY A]

due on [DATE] of each month,

in immediately available funds, and

to the account [PARTY A] lists immediately below:

Account Number:

Routing Number:

Taxes. [PARTY B] shall pay all Taxes applicable to payments between the parties under this agreement. 

Taxes. Each party shall pay the Taxes arising from the party's performance of its obligations and from compensation paid to the party. 

Taxes. [PARTY A] shall pay all Taxes applicable to payments between the parties under this agreement.

Late Payments

Right to Suspend. If [PARTY B] fails to make payments when due [three] times over any [six]-month period, [PARTY A] may suspend the [DELIVERABLE] until [PARTY B] pays all outstanding fees plus a $[REINSTATEMENT FEE] reinstatement fee.

Interest on Late Payments. Any amount not paid when due will bear interest from the due date until paid at a rate equal to [1]% per month ([12.68]% annually) or the maximum allowed by Law, whichever is less.

Late Payments

Right to Suspend. If [PARTY B] fails to make payments when due [three] times over any [six]-month period, [PARTY A] may suspend the [DELIVERABLE] until [PARTY B] pays all outstanding fees.

Interest on Late Payments. Any amount not paid when due will bear interest from the due date until paid at a rate equal to [1]% per month ([12.68]% annually) or the maximum allowed by Law, whichever is less.

Interest on Late Payments. Any amount not paid when due will bear interest from the due date until paid at a rate equal to [1]% per month ([12.68]% annually) or the maximum allowed by Law, whichever is less.

Representations

Mutual Representations

[Existence. The parties are corporations incorporated and existing under the laws of the jurisdictions of their respective incorporation.]

Authority and Capacity. The parties have the authority and capacity to enter into this agreement.

Execution and Delivery. The parties have duly executed and delivered this agreement.

Enforceability. This agreement constitutes a legal, valid, and binding obligation, enforceable against the parties in accordance with its terms.

No ConflictsNeither party is under any restriction or obligation that may affect the performance of its obligations under this agreement.

[PARTY A] Representations[PARTY A] exercises no control over, and accepts no responsibility for, third party content of the information passing through [PARTY A]'s system, network hubs and points of presence, or the internet.

 Compliance with Laws and Procedures

Compliance with Laws. Each party shall

comply with all applicable Laws [relating to [SUBJECT MATTER OF AGREEMENT]],

keep records evidencing its compliance, and

on the other party's reasonable request, provide these records of compliance to the other party.

Compliance with Safety Procedures. Each party shall[, when on the other party's premises,] comply with the other party's reasonable safety requirements, policies, and procedures bearing on the performance of this agreement.

Notice of Non-Compliance. Each party shall notify the other party if it becomes aware of any non-compliance in connection with this section.

Compliance with Laws. Each party shall comply with all applicable Laws [relating to [SUBJECT MATTER OF AGREEMENT]].

Compliance with Laws. Each party shall

comply with all applicable Laws [relating to [SUBJECT MATTER OF AGREEMENT]], and

notify the other party if it becomes aware of any non-compliance in connection with this section.

Compliance with Laws. [PARTY B] shall

comply with all applicable Laws [relating to [SUBJECT MATTER OF AGREEMENT]],

keep records evidencing its compliance, 

on [PARTY A]'s reasonable request, provide these records of compliance to [PARTY A], and

notify [PARTY A] if it becomes aware of any non-compliance in connection with this section.

Compliance with Laws and Procedures

Compliance with Laws. [PARTY B] shall

comply with all applicable Laws [relating to [SUBJECT MATTER OF AGREEMENT]],

keep records evidencing its compliance, and

on [PARTY A]'s reasonable request, provide these records of compliance to [PARTY A].

Compliance with Safety Procedures. [When on [PARTY A]'s premises,] [PARTY B] shall comply with [PARTY A]'s reasonable safety requirements, policies, and procedures bearing on the performance of this agreement.

Notice of Non-Compliance. [PARTY B] shall notify [PARTY A] if it becomes aware of any non-compliance in connection with this section.

Compliance with Laws. Each party shall

comply with all applicable Laws [relating to [SUBJECT MATTER OF AGREEMENT]],

keep records evidencing its compliance,

on the other party's reasonable request, provide these records of compliance to the other party, and

notify the other party if it becomes aware of any non-compliance in connection with this section.

No Warranty[PARTY A] does not make any warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the [DELIVERABLE], including any warranty

of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose,

of non-infringement,

arising out of trade usage, course of dealing, or course of performance, or

warranty that the [DELIVERABLE] will be uninterrupted, always accessible, free of harmful components, accurate, or error-free.

[PARTY B] Restrictions 

Prohibited Use. [PARTY B] will not use the [DELIVERABLE] for any unlawful or harmful purpose, or any purpose that would put [PARTY A] in a bad light, including that [PARTY B] will not 

use it to host, store, send, relay or process any harmful components, including malware, viruses, and trojan horses, 

use it to infringe any Person's Intellectual Property, privacy, or other proprietary rights,

use it to slander, libel, or defame any Person, publish a Person's personal information or likeness without consent, or otherwise violate a Person's privacy,

use it to harass or threaten harm, or make offensive, indecent, or abusive statements or messages,

use it to send mass unsolicited e-mail to third parties,

use it to use internet relay chat,

use it in a way that abuses the [DELIVERABLE], disrupts other users' access to the [DELIVERABLE], or otherwise harms or impedes the [DELIVERABLE],

reverse engineer any of [PARTY A]'s systems,

attempt to or help others gain unauthorized access to or use of the [DELIVERABLE], or

use it in any way which could reasonably put [PARTY A] in breach of any of its other obligations.

Acknowledgement [PARTY A] Does Not Monitor. [PARTY B] hereby acknowledges that [PARTY A] does not, and does not claim to, monitor any users's content or use of the [DELIVERABLE].

Breach of These Restrictions. If [PARTY A] reasonably believes [PARTY B] has breached any restrictions under this section [PARTY B RESTRICTIONS], [PARTY A] may

delete or amend any relevant [PARTY B] Content, or

suspend [PARTY B]'s use of and access to the [DELIVERABLE] while investigating the issue.

Status of Breach. If after [PARTY A]'s reasonable investigation of the issue it discovers [PARTY B] has actually breached this section [PARTY B RESTRICTIONS], [PARTY A] may consider it a material breach of this agreement.

Limitation of Liability

Mutual Limitation of Liability. Neither party will be liable for breach-of-contract damages that are remote or speculative, or that the breaching party could not reasonably have foreseen on entry into this agreement.

Limitation on [PARTY A]'s Liability. [PARTY A] will not be liable for any damages that result from any downtime or failure of performance of the [DELIVERABLE], or [PARTY B] otherwise not being able to use or access the [DELIVERABLE].

Intellectual Property 

Each Party Retains Intellectual Property. Subject to paragraph [LICENSE TO PARTY A] below, each party will retain exclusive interest in and ownership of its Intellectual Property developed before this agreement or outside the scope of this agreement.

License to [PARTY A]. [PARTY B] hereby grants to [PARTY A] a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, world-wide, and royalty-free license to use [PARTY B]'s pre-existing Intellectual Property solely for the purpose of providing the [DELIVERABLE].

Developed Intellectual Property. If any Intellectual Property is developed under this agreement, whether by one party on its own or jointly-developed by both parties, the parties shall cooperate to execute a separate agreement regarding the ownership of and any licenses regarding that newly-developed Intellectual Property.

Intellectual Property 

Each Party Retains Intellectual Property. Subject to paragraph [LICENSE TO PARTY A] below, each party will retain exclusive interest in and ownership of its Intellectual Property developed before this agreement or outside the scope of this agreement.

License to [PARTY A]. [PARTY B] hereby grants to [PARTY A] a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, world-wide, and royalty-free license to use [PARTY B]'s pre-existing Intellectual Property solely for the purpose of providing the [DELIVERABLE].

Confidentiality

Confidentiality Obligations. During the Term and for [RESTRICTED PERIOD YEARS] years after the Term (the "Restricted Period"), [PARTY B] shall hold in confidence all Confidential Information [PARTY A] discloses to it under this agreement.

Use Solely for Purpose. [PARTY B] may only use Confidential Information according to the terms of this agreement[ and solely for the Purpose].

Non-Disclosure[PARTY B] may not disclose Confidential Information, [the existence of this agreement, the Transaction, or the Purpose], except to the extent allowed under paragraphs [PERMITTED DISCLOSURE] and [REQUIRED DISCLOSURE].

Permitted Disclosure. [PARTY B] may disclose Confidential Information to its Representatives

if and to the extent that [PARTY A] consents in writing to such disclosure, or

to the [PARTY B]'s officers, directors, employees, Affiliates, or Representatives who

need to know the Confidential Information in connection with the Purpose,

have been informed of the confidentiality obligations of this agreement, and 

agree comply with the confidentiality obligations of this agreement.

Required Disclosure. [PARTY B] may disclose Confidential Information if it is required to do so by Law but only if [PARTY B]

gives [PARTY A] Notice to allow it a reasonable opportunity to either seek a protective order or other appropriate remedy or waive the recipient's compliance with the confidentiality obligations,

reasonably cooperates with [PARTY A] in its reasonable efforts to obtain a protective order or other appropriate remedy,

discloses only that portion of the Confidential Information that, having consulted with its counsel, it is legally required to disclose, and

uses reasonable efforts to obtain reliable written assurance from the third party that the Confidential Information will be kept confidential.

Standard of Care. In protecting the Confidential Information, [PARTY B] shall exercise at least the same degree of care as it uses with its own Confidential Information, but in no event less than reasonable care.

Burden of Proof. [PARTY B] will have the burden of proof relating to all exceptions to the definition of Confidential Information.

No Copies. [PARTY B] may not copy, record, or otherwise reproduce any Confidential Information.

No Modification of Confidential Information. [PARTY B] will not copy, decompile, modify, reverse engineer, or create derivative works out of any Confidential Information without [PARTY A]'s written consent.

Confidentiality

Confidentiality Obligations. During the Term and for [RESTRICTED PERIOD YEARS] years after the Term (the "Restricted Period"), each party (as a receiving party) shall hold in confidence all Confidential Information the other party (as a disclosing party) discloses to it under this agreement.

Use Solely for Purpose. A receiving party may only use Confidential Information according to the terms of this agreement[ and solely for the Purpose].

Non-DisclosureA receiving party may not disclose Confidential Information, [the existence of this agreement, the Transaction, or the Purpose] to any third party, except to the extent allowed under paragraphs [PERMITTED DISCLOSURE] and [REQUIRED DISCLOSURE].

Permitted Disclosure. A receiving party may disclose Confidential Information to its Representatives

if and to the extent that the disclosing party consents in writing to such disclosure, or

to the receiving party's officers, directors, employees, Affiliates, or Representatives who

need to know the Confidential Information in connection with the Purpose,

have been informed of the confidentiality obligations of this agreement, and 

agree comply with the confidentiality obligations of this agreement.

Required Disclosure. The receiving party may disclose Confidential Information if it is required to do so by Law but only if the receiving party

gives the disclosing party Notice to allow it a reasonable opportunity to either seek a protective order or other appropriate remedy or waive the recipient's compliance with the confidentiality obligations,

reasonably cooperates with the disclosing party in its reasonable efforts to obtain a protective order or other appropriate remedy,

discloses only that portion of the Confidential Information that, having consulted with its counsel, it is legally required to disclose, and

uses reasonable efforts to obtain reliable written assurance from the third party that the Confidential Information will be kept confidential.

Standard of Care. In protecting the Confidential Information, the receiving party shall exercise at least the same degree of care as it uses with its own Confidential Information, but in no event less than reasonable care.

Burden of Proof. The receiving party will have the burden of proof relating to all exceptions to the definition of Confidential Information.

No Copies. A receiving party may not copy, record, or otherwise reproduce any Confidential Information.

No Modification of Confidential Information. The receiving party will not copy, decompile, modify, reverse engineer, or create derivative works out of any Confidential Information without the disclosing party's written consent.

Confidentiality Obligations. The parties shall continue to be bound by the terms of the Non-Disclosure Agreement between the parties, dated [DATE] and attached to this agreement.

Non-Disclosure of Agreement. Neither party will disclose the terms or existence of this agreement to any third party, unless the other party gives written consent to the disclosure.

Confidentiality

Confidentiality Obligations. During the Term and for [RESTRICTED PERIOD YEARS] years after the Term (the "Restricted Period"), each party (as a receiving party) shall hold in confidence all Confidential Information the other party (as a disclosing party) discloses to it under this agreement.

Use Solely for Purpose. A receiving party may only use Confidential Information according to the terms of this agreement and solely for the Purpose.

Non-DisclosureA receiving party may not disclose Confidential Information, [the existence of this agreement, the Transaction, or the Purpose] to any third party, except to the extent

permitted by this agreement

the disclosing party consents to in writing, or

required by Law.

Notice. A receiving party shall notify the disclosing party if it

is required by Law to disclose any Confidential Information, or

learns of any unauthorized disclosure of Confidential Information.

Confidentiality

Confidentiality Obligations. During the Term and for [RESTRICTED PERIOD YEARS] years after the Term (the "Restricted Period"), [PARTY B] shall hold in confidence all Confidential Information [PARTY A] discloses to it under this agreement.

Use Solely for Purpose. [PARTY B] may only use Confidential Information according to the terms of this agreement and solely for the Purpose

Non-Disclosure[PARTY B] may not disclose Confidential Information, [the existence of this agreement, the Transaction, or the Purpose] to any third party, except to the extent

permitted by this agreement,

[PARTY A] consents to in writing, or

required by Law.

Notice. [PARTY B] shall notify [PARTY A] if it

is required by Law to disclose any Confidential Information, or

learns of any unauthorized disclosure of Confidential Information.

Use of Logos. [PARTY B] hereby grants [PARTY A] a non-exclusive, non-transferrable, non-sublicensable, and royalty-free license to use and reproduce [PARTY B]'s name, logos, and trademarks on [PARTY A]'s customer lists, advertising, and website.

1.1. Publicity. The parties

(a) will issue an initial joint press release mutually agreed upon by the parties, and

(b) shall not issue any other announcement without the other party's prior written consent, which will not be unreasonably withheld or delayed.

1.1. Publicity

(a) The parties shall use reasonable efforts to develop a joint communications plan with respect to the subject matter of this agreement.

(b) Each party shall use reasonable efforts to ensure that all press releases and other public statements in connection with the transactions contemplated by this agreement will be consistent with the joint communications plan.

Term. This agreement begins on [the Effective Date / [DATE, MONTH]], and will continue until terminated (the "Term").

Term. This agreement begins on [the Effective Date] and will continue until [CONDITION / EVENT / FULFILLMENT OF ORDER / COMPLETION OF SERVICES], unless terminated earlier (the "Term").

Term

Initial Term. The initial term of this agreement begins on [the Effective Date] and will continue for [TERM YEARS] years, unless terminated earlier (the "Initial Term").

Renewal Term by Notice. [PARTY B] may renew this agreement for successive renewal terms of [RENEWAL YEARS] length ("Renewal Terms"), unless terminated earlier, by giving [PARTY A] notice of the intent to renew this agreement, at least [RENEWAL NOTICE DAYS] Business Days before the end of the Current Term.

Term Definition. "Term" means either the Initial Term or the then-current Renewal Term.

Term. This agreement will commence on [the Effective Date / [DATE, MONTH]], and will continue for [TERM MONTHS] months unless terminated earlier (the "Term").

Term

Initial Term. The initial term of this agreement will begin on [the Effective Date] and continue for [TERM MONTHS] months, unless terminated earlier (the "Initial Term").

Automatic RenewalSubject to paragraph [ELECTION NOT TO RENEW], this agreement will automatically renew for a renewal term of [RENEWAL TERM MONTHS] months, unless terminated earlier ("Renewal Term").

Election Not to Renew. Either party may elect not to renew this agreement, by providing notice to the other party at least [NON-RENEWAL NOTICE PERIOD] Business Days' before the end of the Term.

Term Definition. "Term" means either the Initial Term or the then-current Renewal Term.

Termination

Termination on Notice. Either party may terminate this agreement for any reason on [TERMINATION NOTICE BUSINESS DAYS] business days’ notice to the other party.

Termination for Material Breach. Each party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to the other party, if

the other party fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its obligations, covenants, or representations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after the injured party delivers notice to the breaching party reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination for Failure of Condition. Either party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to the other party, if either

any of the conditions precedent set out in [CONDITIONS ON OBLIGATIONS OF ALL PARTIES] have not been, or it becomes apparent that any such conditions will not be, fulfilled by [DATE], and

such non-fulfillment was not due to the failure of the injured party to perform or comply with any of its representations, warranties, covenants, or conditions to be performed or complied with, or

any of the conditions specifically applicable to the other party have not have been, or it becomes apparent that any such conditions will not be, fulfilled by [DATE].

Termination for Insolvency. If either party becomes insolvent, bankrupt, or enters receivership, dissolution, or liquidation, the other party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect.

Termination Because of Law or Order. Either party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect if

there is or becomes any Law that makes the performance of the terms of this agreement illegal or otherwise prohibited, or

any Governmental Authority issues an Order restraining or enjoining the transactions under this agreement.

Termination

Termination on Notice. [PARTY A] may terminate this agreement for any reason on [TERMINATION NOTICE BUSINESS DAYS] Business Days’ notice to [PARTY B].

Termination for Material Breach. [PARTY A] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to [PARTY B], if

[PARTY B] fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its obligations, covenants, or representations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after [PARTY A] delivers notice to [PARTY B] reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination for Failure of Condition. [PARTY A] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to [PARTY B], if 

any of the conditions to [PARTY B]'s performance have not have been, or it becomes apparent that any such conditions will not be, fulfilled by [DATE], and

such non-fulfillment was not due to [PARTY A]'s failure to perform or comply with any of its representations, warranties, covenants, or conditions.

Termination for Insolvency. If either party becomes insolvent, bankrupt, or enters receivership, dissolution, or liquidation, [PARTY A] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect.

Termination Because of Law or Order. [PARTY A] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect if

there is or becomes any Law that makes effecting this agreement illegal or otherwise prohibited, or

any Governmental Authority issues an Order restraining or enjoining the transactions under this agreement.

Termination

Termination on Notice. [PARTY A] may terminate this agreement for any reason on [TERMINATION NOTICE] Business Days’ notice to [PARTY B].

Termination for Material Breach. [PARTY A] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to [PARTY B], if

[PARTY B] fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its obligations, covenants, or representations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after [PARTY A] delivers notice to [PARTY B] reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination for Insolvency. If [PARTY B] becomes insolvent, bankrupt, or enters receivership, dissolution, or liquidation, [PARTY A] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect.

Termination for Change of Control. [PARTY A] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect, by giving notice to [PARTY B], in the event of a Change of Control of [PARTY B].

Termination

Termination on Notice. Each party may terminate this agreement for any reason on [TERMINATION NOTICE BUSINESS DAYS] Business Days’ notice to the other party.

[PARTY A] May Terminate for Material Breach. [PARTY A] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to [PARTY B], if

[PARTY B] fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its covenants, representations, or obligations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after [PARTY A] delivers notice to [PARTY B] reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination

Termination on Notice. Either party may terminate this agreement for any reason on [TERMINATION NOTICE BUSINESS DAYS] Business Days’ notice to the other party.

Termination for Material Breach. Each party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to the other party, if

the other party fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its obligations, covenants, or representations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after the injured party delivers notice to the breaching party reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination

Termination on Notice. Each party may terminate this agreement for any reason on [TERMINATION NOTICE BUSINESS DAYS] Business Days’ notice to the other party.

Termination for Material Breach. Each party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to the other party, if

the other party fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its covenants, representations, or obligations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after the injured party delivers notice to the breaching party reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination for Insolvency. If either party becomes insolvent, bankrupt, or enters receivership, dissolution, or liquidation, the other party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect.

Termination for Change of Control. Either party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect, by giving notice to the other party, in the event of a Change in Control of the other party.

Termination

Termination Because of Material Breach. Either party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to the other party, if

the other party fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its obligations, covenants, or representations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after the injured party delivers notice to the breaching party reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination Because of Insolvency. If either party becomes insolvent, bankrupt, or enters receivership, dissolution, or liquidation, the other party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect.

Termination

Termination on Notice. Either party may terminate this agreement for any reason on [TERMINATION NOTICE BUSINESS DAYS] Business Days’ notice to the other party.

Termination for Material Breach. Each party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to the other party, if

the other party fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its obligations, covenants, or representations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after the injured party delivers notice to the breaching party reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination for Insolvency. If either party becomes insolvent, bankrupt, or enters receivership, dissolution, or liquidation, the other party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect.

Termination by Written Agreement. [PARTY A] and [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement by signed, written agreement to terminate it.

Termination by [PARTY B]

Termination on Notice. [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement for any reason on [TERMINATION NOTICE] Business Days’ notice to [PARTY A].

Termination for Material Breach. [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to [PARTY A], if

[PARTY A] fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its obligations, covenants, or representations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after [PARTY B] delivers notice to [PARTY A] reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination for Insolvency. If [PARTY A] becomes insolvent, bankrupt, or enters receivership, dissolution, or liquidation, [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect.

Termination

Termination on Notice. Each party may terminate this agreement for any reason on [TERMINATION NOTICE BUSINESS DAYS] Business Days’ notice to the other party.

[PARTY B] May Terminate for Material Breach. [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to [PARTY A], if

[PARTY A] fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its covenants, representations, or obligations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after [PARTY B] delivers notice to [PARTY A] reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination

Termination on Notice. [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement for any reason on [TERMINATION NOTICE] Business Days’ notice to [PARTY A].

Termination for Material Breach. [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to [PARTY A], if

[PARTY A] fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its obligations, covenants, or representations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after [PARTY B] delivers notice to [PARTY A] reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination for Insolvency. If [PARTY A] becomes insolvent, bankrupt, or enters receivership, dissolution, or liquidation, [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect.

Termination for Change of Control. [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect, by giving notice to [PARTY A], in the event of a Change of Control of [PARTY A].

Termination

Termination on Notice. [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement for any reason on [TERMINATION NOTICE BUSINESS DAYS] Business Days’ notice to [PARTY A].

Termination for Material Breach. [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to [PARTY A], if

[PARTY A] fails to perform, has made or makes any inaccuracy in, or otherwise materially breaches, any of its obligations, covenants, or representations, and

the failure, inaccuracy, or breach continues for a period of [BREACH CONTINUATION DAYS] Business Days' after [PARTY B] delivers notice to [PARTY A] reasonably detailing the breach.

Termination for Failure of Condition. [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by delivering notice of the termination to [PARTY A], if 

any of the conditions to [PARTY A]'s performance have not have been, or it becomes apparent that any such conditions will not be, fulfilled by [DATE], and

such non-fulfillment was not due to [PARTY B]'s failure to perform or comply with any of its representations, warranties, covenants, or conditions.

Termination for Insolvency. If either party becomes insolvent, bankrupt, or enters receivership, dissolution, or liquidation, [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect.

Termination Because of Law or Order. [PARTY B] may terminate this agreement with immediate effect if

there is or becomes any Law that makes effecting this agreement illegal or otherwise prohibited, or

any Governmental Authority issues an Order restraining or enjoining the transactions under this agreement.

Effect of Termination

Termination of Obligations. Subject to paragraph [PAYMENT OBLIGATIONS], on the expiration or termination of this agreement, each party's rights and obligations under this agreement will cease immediately.

Payment Obligations. On the expiration or termination of this agreement, each party shall

pay any amounts it owes to the other party, including payment obligations for services already rendered, work already performed, goods already delivered, or expenses already incurred, and

refund any payments received but not yet earned, including payments for services not rendered, work not performed, or goods not delivered, expenses forwarded.

Effect of Termination

Termination of Obligations. Subject to paragraph [PAYMENT OBLIGATIONS], on termination or expiration of this agreement, each party's rights and obligations under this agreement will cease immediately.

Payment Obligations. Even after termination or expiration of this agreement, each party shall

pay any amounts it owes to the other party, including payment obligations for services already rendered, work already performed, goods already delivered, or expenses already incurred, and

refund any payments received but not yet earned, including payments for services not rendered, work not performed, or goods not delivered, expenses forwarded.

No Further Liability. On termination or expiration of this agreement, neither party will be liable to the other party, except for liability

that arose before the termination or expiration of this agreement, or

arising after the termination or expiration of this agreement and in connection with sections [CONFIDENTIALITY][TAXES], or [TERMINATION].

Indemnification

[PARTY A] Indemnification. [PARTY A] shall indemnify [PARTY B] against all Indemnifiable Losses arising out of any Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Notice and Failure to Notify

Notice Requirement. Before bringing a claim for indemnification, [PARTY B] shall

promptly notify [PARTY A] of the Indemnifiable Proceeding, and

deliver to [PARTY A] all legal pleadings and documents necessary to defend the Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Failure to Notify. If [PARTY B] fails to notify [PARTY A] of the Indemnifiable Proceeding, [PARTY A] will be relieved of its indemnification obligations to the extent it was prejudiced by [PARTY B]'s failure.

Defense

Right to Defend. In addition to indemnifying [PARTY B] against all Indemnifiable Losses, [PARTY A] may defend [PARTY B] against the Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Notice of Defense. To assume the defense, [PARTY A] must promptly notify [PARTY B] that it is doing so. 

Authority to Contest, Pay, or Settle. [PARTY A] may contest, pay, or settle the Indemnifiable Proceeding without obtaining [PARTY B]'s consent, only if [PARTY A]'s decision

does not require [PARTY B] to make any admission that it acted unlawfully,

does not effect any other legal proceeding against [PARTY B],  

provides that the claimant's monetary damages are paid in full by [PARTY A], and

requires claimant release [PARTY B] from all liability related to the Indemnifiable Proceeding. 

Exclusive Remedy. [PARTY B]'s right to indemnification is the exclusive remedy available in connection with the Indemnifiable Proceedings.

Definitions

Indemnifiable Proceeding. "Indemnifiable Proceeding" means any judicial, administrative, or arbitration action, suit, claim, investigation, or proceeding against [PARTY B] arising out of this agreement and

arising out of [PARTY A]'s gross negligence, omission, or willful misconduct, or

in connection with [SPECIFIED CLAIMS].

Indemnifiable Losses. "Indemnifiable Losses" means the aggregate of Losses and Litigation Expenses.

Losses. "Losses" means any amount awarded in, or paid in settlement of, any Indemnifiable Proceeding, including any interest accrued, but excluding any Litigation Expenses.

Litigation Expense. "Litigation Expense" means any reasonable out-of-pocket expense incurred in defending an Indemnifiable Proceeding or in any related investigation or negotiation, including court filing fees, court costs, arbitration fees, witness fees, and attorneys’ and other professionals’ fees and disbursements.

Limits and Exclusions

Minimum Indemnifiable Losses. [PARTY A] will not be required to indemnify [PARTY B] against Indemnifiable Losses that are less than $[MINIMUM INDEMNIFIABLE LOSS AMOUNT].

Maximum Indemnifiable Losses. [PARTY A] will not be required to indemnify [PARTY B] against Indemnifiable Losses that are more than $[MAXIMUM INDEMNIFIABLE LOSS AMOUNT].

Exclusions. [PARTY A] will not be required to indemnify [PARTY B] against Indemnifiable Losses to the extent [PARTY B] acted unlawfully, negligently, or intentionally to cause those Indemnifiable Losses.

Indemnification

[PARTY B] Indemnification. [PARTY B] shall indemnify [PARTY A] against all Indemnifiable Losses arising out of any Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Notice and Failure to Notify

Notice Requirement. Before bringing a claim for indemnification, [PARTY A] shall

promptly notify [PARTY B] of the Indemnifiable Proceeding, and

deliver to [PARTY B] all legal pleadings and documents necessary to defend the Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Failure to Notify. If [PARTY A] fails to notify [PARTY B] of the Indemnifiable Proceeding, [PARTY B] will be relieved of its indemnification obligations to the extent it was prejudiced by [PARTY A]'s failure.

Defense

Right to Defend. In addition to indemnifying [PARTY A] against all Indemnifiable Losses, [PARTY B] may defend [PARTY A] against the Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Notice of Defense. To assume the defense, [PARTY B] must promptly notify [PARTY A] that it is doing so. 

Authority to Contest, Pay, or Settle. [PARTY B] may contest, pay, or settle the Indemnifiable Proceeding without obtaining [PARTY A]'s consent, only if [PARTY B]'s decision

does not require [PARTY A] to make any admission that it acted unlawfully,

does not effect any other legal proceeding against [PARTY A],  

provides that the claimant's monetary damages are paid in full by [PARTY B], and

requires claimant release [PARTY A] from all liability related to the Indemnifiable Proceeding. 

Exclusive Remedy. [PARTY A]'s right to indemnification is the exclusive remedy available in connection with the Indemnifiable Proceedings.

Definitions

Indemnifiable Proceeding. "Indemnifiable Proceeding" means any judicial, administrative, or arbitration action, suit, claim, investigation, or proceeding against [PARTY B] arising out of this agreement and

arising out of [PARTY B]'s gross negligence, omission, or willful misconduct, or

arising from [SPECIFIED CLAIMS].

Indemnifiable Losses. "Indemnifiable Losses" means the aggregate of Losses and Litigation Expenses.

Losses. "Losses" means any amount awarded in, or paid in settlement of, any Indemnifiable Proceeding, including any interest accrued, but excluding any Litigation Expenses.

Litigation Expense. "Litigation Expense" means any reasonable out-of-pocket expense incurred in defending an Indemnifiable Proceeding or in any related investigation or negotiation, including court filing fees, court costs, arbitration fees, witness fees, and attorneys’ and other professionals’ fees and disbursements.

Limits and Exclusions

Minimum Indemnifiable Losses. [PARTY B] will not be required to indemnify [PARTY A] against Indemnifiable Losses that are less than $[MINIMUM INDEMNIFIABLE LOSS AMOUNT].

Maximum Indemnifiable Losses. [PARTY B] will not be required to indemnify [PARTY A] against Indemnifiable Losses that are more than $[MAXIMUM INDEMNIFIABLE LOSS AMOUNT].

Exclusions. [PARTY B] will not be required to indemnify [PARTY A] against Indemnifiable Losses to the extent [PARTY A] acted unlawfully, negligently, or intentionally to cause those Indemnifiable Losses.

Indemnification

[PARTY B] Indemnification. [PARTY B] shall indemnify [PARTY A] against all Indemnifiable Losses arising out of any Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Notice and Failure to Notify

Notice Requirement. Before bringing a claim for indemnification, [PARTY A] shall

promptly notify [PARTY B] of the Indemnifiable Proceeding, and

deliver to [PARTY B] all legal pleadings and documents necessary to defend the Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Failure to Notify. If [PARTY A] fails to notify [PARTY B] of the Indemnifiable Proceeding, [PARTY B] will be relieved of its indemnification obligations to the extent it was prejudiced by [PARTY A]'s failure.

Defense

Right to Defend. In addition to indemnifying [PARTY A] against all Indemnifiable Losses, [PARTY B] may defend [PARTY A] against the Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Notice of Defense. To assume the defense, [PARTY B] must promptly notify [PARTY A] that it is doing so. 

Authority to Contest, Pay, or Settle. [PARTY B] may contest, pay, or settle the Indemnifiable Proceeding without obtaining [PARTY A]'s consent, only if [PARTY B]'s decision

does not require [PARTY A] to make any admission that it acted unlawfully,

does not effect any other legal proceeding against [PARTY A],  

provides that the claimant's monetary damages are paid in full by [PARTY B], and

requires claimant release [PARTY A] from all liability related to the Indemnifiable Proceeding. 

Exclusive Remedy. [PARTY A]'s right to indemnification is the exclusive remedy available in connection with the Indemnifiable Proceedings.

Definitions

Indemnifiable Proceeding. "Indemnifiable Proceeding" means any judicial, administrative, or arbitration action, suit, claim, investigation, or proceeding against [PARTY B] arising out of this agreement and

arising out of [PARTY B]'s gross negligence, omission, or willful misconduct, or

in connection with [SPECIFIED CLAIMS].

Indemnifiable Losses. "Indemnifiable Losses" means the aggregate of Losses and Litigation Expenses.

Losses. "Losses" means any amount awarded in, or paid in settlement of, any Indemnifiable Proceeding, including any interest accrued, but excluding any Litigation Expenses.

Litigation Expense. "Litigation Expense" means any reasonable out-of-pocket expense incurred in defending an Indemnifiable Proceeding or in any related investigation or negotiation, including court filing fees, court costs, arbitration fees, witness fees, and attorneys’ and other professionals’ fees and disbursements.

Indemnification

[PARTY A] Indemnification. [PARTY A] shall indemnify [PARTY B] against all Indemnifiable Losses arising out of any Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Notice and Failure to Notify

Notice Requirement. Before bringing a claim for indemnification, [PARTY B] shall

promptly notify [PARTY A] of the Indemnifiable Proceeding, and

deliver to [PARTY A] all legal pleadings and documents necessary to defend the Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Failure to Notify. If [PARTY B] fails to notify [PARTY A] of the Indemnifiable Proceeding, [PARTY A] will be relieved of its indemnification obligations to the extent it was prejudiced by [PARTY B]'s failure.

Defense

Right to Defend. In addition to indemnifying the[PARTY B] against all Indemnifiable Losses, [PARTY A] may defend [PARTY B] against the Indemnifiable Proceeding.

Notice of Defense. To assume the defense, [PARTY A] must promptly notify [PARTY B] that it is doing so. 

Authority to Contest, Pay, or Settle. [PARTY A] may contest, pay, or settle the Indemnifiable Proceeding without obtaining [PARTY B]'s consent, only if [PARTY A]'s decision

does not require [PARTY B] to make any admission that it acted unlawfully,

does not effect any other legal proceeding against [PARTY B],  

provides that the claimant's monetary damages are paid in full by [PARTY A], and

requires claimant release [PARTY B] from all liability related to the Indemnifiable Proceeding. 

Exclusive Remedy. [PARTY B]'s right to indemnification is the exclusive remedy available in connection with the Indemnifiable Proceedings.

Definitions

Indemnifiable Proceeding. "Indemnifiable Proceeding" means any judicial, administrative, or arbitration action, suit, claim, investigation, or proceeding against [PARTY B] arising out of this agreement and

arising out of [PARTY A]'s gross negligence, omission, or willful misconduct, or

in connection with [SPECIFIED CLAIMS].

Indemnifiable Losses. "Indemnifiable Losses" means the aggregate of Losses and Litigation Expenses.

Losses. "Losses" means any amount awarded in, or paid in settlement of, any Indemnifiable Proceeding, including any interest accrued, but excluding any Litigation Expenses.

Litigation Expense. "Litigation Expense" means any reasonable out-of-pocket expense incurred in defending an Indemnifiable Proceeding or in any related investigation or negotiation, including court filing fees, court costs, arbitration fees, witness fees, and attorneys’ and other professionals’ fees and disbursements.

Indemnification

Indemnification by [PARTY B]. [PARTY B] (as an indemnifying party) shall indemnify [PARTY A] (as an indemnified party) against all losses and expenses arising out of any proceeding

brought by either a third party or [PARTY A], and

arising out of [PARTY B]'s breach of its obligations, representations, warranties, or covenants under this agreement.

Mutual Indemnification. Each party (as an indemnifying party) shall indemnify the other (as an indemnified party) against all losses arising out of any proceeding

brought by either a third party or an indemnified party, and

arising out of the indemnifying party's willful misconduct or gross negligence.

Notice and Failure to Notify

Notice Requirement. Before bringing a claim for indemnification, the indemnified party shall

notify the indemnifying party of the indemnifiable proceeding, and

deliver to the indemnifying party all legal pleadings and other documents reasonably necessary to indemnify or defend the indemnifiable proceeding.

Failure to Notify. If the indemnified party fails to notify the indemnifying party of the indemnifiable proceeding, the indemnifying will be relieved of its indemnification obligations to the extent it was prejudiced by the indemnified party's failure.

Exclusive Remedy. The parties' right to indemnification is the exclusive remedy available in connection with the indemnifiable proceedings described in this section [INDEMNIFICATION].

Indemnification

Indemnification by [PARTY B]. [PARTY B] (as an indemnifying party) shall indemnify [PARTY A] (as an indemnified party) against all losses and expenses arising out of any proceeding

brought by either a third party or [PARTY A], and

arising out of [PARTY B]'s work on the [DELIVERABLE].

Mutual Indemnification. Each party (as an indemnifying party) shall indemnify the other (as an indemnified party) against all losses arising out of any proceeding

brought by either a third party or an indemnified party, and

arising out of the indemnifying party's willful misconduct or gross negligence.

Notice and Failure to Notify

Notice Requirement. Before bringing a claim for indemnification, the indemnified party shall

notify the indemnifying party of the indemnifiable proceeding, and

deliver to the indemnifying party all legal pleadings and other documents reasonably necessary to indemnify or defend the indemnifiable proceeding.

Failure to Notify. If the indemnified party fails to notify the indemnifying party of the indemnifiable proceeding, the indemnifying will be relieved of its indemnification obligations to the extent it was prejudiced by the indemnified party's failure.

Exclusive Remedy. The parties' right to indemnification is the exclusive remedy available in connection with the indemnifiable proceedings described in this section [INDEMNIFICATION].

Definitions

"Affiliate" means for either party, at the time the determination is made, any other Person that, directly or indirectly, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with that party.

"Business Day" means a day other than a Saturday, a Sunday, or any other day on which the principal banks located in New York, New York are not open for business.

"Confidential Information" means all material, non-public, business-related information, written or oral, whether or not it is marked as confidential, that is disclosed or made available to the recipient, directly or indirectly, through any means of communication or observation by the disclosing party or any of its Affiliates or Representatives.

"[Customer] Content" means all materials [PARTY B] uploads to, transmits over, stores on, or otherwise uses in connection with the [DELIVERABLE], including the Website and all materials comprising [PARTY B]'s website,including images, photographs, illustrations, graphics, audio clips, video clips, and text uploaded to the website.

"Governmental Authority" means 

(a) any federal, state, local, or foreign government, and any political subdivision of any of them, 

(b) any agency or instrumentality of any such government or political subdivision, 

(c) any self-regulated organization or other non-governmental regulatory authority or quasi-governmental authority (to the extent that its rules, regulations or orders have the force of law), and 

(d) any arbitrator, court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction.

"[Hosting Services]" is defined in section [HOSTING SERVICES].

"Initial Term" is defined in section [TERM].

"Intellectual Property" means any and all of the following in any jurisdiction throughout the world

(a) trademarks and service marks, including all applications and registrations, and the goodwill connected with the use of and symbolized by the foregoing,

(b) copyrights, including all applications and registrations related to the foregoing,

(c) trade secrets and confidential know-how,

(d) patents and patent applications,

(e) websites and internet domain name registrations, and

(f) other intellectual property and related proprietary rights, interests and protections (including all rights to sue and recover and retain damages, costs and attorneys' fees for past, present, and future infringement, and any other rights relating to any of the foregoing).

"Law" means 

(a) any law (including the common law), statute, bylaw, rule, regulation, order, ordinance, treaty, decree, judgment, and 

(b) any official directive, protocol, code, guideline, notice, approval, order, policy, or other requirement of any Governmental Authority having the force of law.

"Person" includes 

(a) any corporation, company, limited liability company, partnership, Governmental Authority, joint venture, fund, trust, association, syndicate, organization, or other entity or group of persons, whether incorporated or not, and 

(b) any individual.

"Representative" means, for any Person, that Person's directors, officers, shareholders, owners, partners, employees, subcontractors, agents, professional advisors[, in connection with the transactions contemplated in this agreement], and any other authorized representatives.

"Renewal Term" is defined in section [TERM].

"Restricted Period" is defined in section [CONFIDENTIALITY OBLIGATIONS].

"Taxes" includes all taxes, assessments, charges, duties, fees, levies, and other charges of a Governmental Authority, including income, franchise, capital stock, real property, personal property, tangible, withholding, employment, payroll, social security, social contribution, unemployment compensation, disability, transfer, sales, use, excise, gross receipts, stamp, value-added, and all other taxes of any kind for which a party may have any liability imposed by any Governmental Authority, whether disputed or not, any related charges, interest or penalties imposed by any Governmental Authority, and any liability for any other person as a transferee or successor by Law, contract or otherwise.

"Term" is defined in section [TERM].

General Provisions

Entire Agreement. The parties intend that this agreement, together with all attachments, schedules, exhibits, and other documents that both are referenced in this agreement and refer to this agreement,

represent the final expression of the parties' intent and agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter of this agreement,

contain all the terms the parties agreed to relating to the subject matter, and

replace all the parties' previous discussions, understandings, and agreements relating to the subject matter.

Counterparts. This agreement

may be signed in any number of counterparts, each of which is an original and all of which taken together form one single document, and

shall become effective when one or more counterparts have been signed by each of the parties and delivered to the other party.

Counterparts. This agreement may be signed in any number of counterparts, each of which is an original and all of which taken together form one single document. Signatures delivered by email in PDF format or facsimile shall be effective.

Counterparts

Signed in Counterparts. This agreement may be signed in any number of counterparts.

All Counterparts Original. Each counterpart is an original.

Counterparts Form One Document. Together, all counterparts form one single document.

Amendment. [PARTY A] may amend the terms and conditions of this agreement at any time by reasonable notice, including without limitation by posting revised terms on its website at the URL [URL].

Amendment. This agreement may be amended only by a written instrument executed by the party against whom the amendment is to be enforced.

Amendment. This agreement may be amended only by a written instrument executed by [TITLE OR POSITION OF AUTHORIZED INDIVIDUAL] of each party.

Amendment

Before the Effective Time. Before the Effective Time, this agreement may be amended by either the Parent Board of Directors or Company Board of Directors.

After the Effective Time.  After the Effective Time, this agreement may only be amended by the Parent Board of Directors or Company Board of Directors with the prior written approval by the Company Shareholders, if such approval is required by the [APPLICABLE STATUTE].

Method of Amendment. This agreement can be amended only by a written instrument signed on behalf of both parties. 

Amendment. This agreement may be amended only by written consent of the Company and Stockhoolders of at least [66%] of the outstanding shares of Common Stock. Any consent will only be effective in the specific instance and purpose for which it was given and shall not constitute continuing consent.

Amendment. This agreement can be amended only by a writing signed by both parties.

Binding Effect. This [agreement /plan] will benefit and bind the parties and their respective heirs, successors, and permitted assigns.

Third Party Beneficiaries. Unless explicitly stated otherwise elsewhere in this agreement, no Person other than the parties themselves has any rights or remedies under this agreement.

Assignment

[PARTY B] Requires [PARTY A]'s Consent[PARTY B] may not assign this agreement or any of its rights or obligations under this agreement without [PARTY A]'s written consent.

[PARTY A] May Give Notice to Assign[PARTY A] may assign this agreement or any of its rights or obligations under this agreement, by giving [PARTY B] notice.

Assignment. [PARTY B] may not assign this agreement or any of its rights or obligations under this agreement without [PARTY A]'s prior written consent. [PARTY A] may assign this agreement or any of its rights and obligations under this agreement, effective upon Notice to [PARTY B],

to any subsidiary or affiliate, or

in connection with any sale, transfer, or other disposition of all or substantially all of its business or assets but only if the assignee assumes all of [PARTY A]'s obligations.

Assignment. Neither party may assign this [agreement /plan] or any of their rights or obligations under this [agreement /plan] without the other party's written consent.

Assignment and Successors

Assignment. Neither party may assign this agreement or any of their rights or obligations under this agreement without the prior written consent of the other party.

Successors. This agreement benefits and binds the parties and their respective heirs, successors, and permitted assigns.

Notices

Form of Notice. All notices and other communications between the parties must be in writing.

Method of Notice. The parties shall give all notices and communications between the parties by (i) personal delivery, (ii) a nationally-recognized, next-day courier service, (iii) first-class registered or certified mail, postage prepaid[, (iv) fax][ or (v) electronic mail] to the party's address specified in this agreement, or to the address that a party has notified to be that party's address for the purposes of this section.

Receipt of Notice. A notice given under this [agreement / plan] will be effective on

the other party's receipt of it, or

if mailed, on the earlier of the other party's receipt of it and the [fifth] Business Day after mailing it. 

No Partnership

No Relationship. Nothing in this agreement creates any special relationship between the parties, such as a partnership, joint venture, or employee/employer relationship between the parties.

No Authority. Neither party will have the authority to, and will not, act as agent for or on behalf of the other party or represent or bind the other party in any manner.

Independent Contractor Status

Status. [PARTY B] is an independent contractor, and nothing in this agreement creates a partnership, joint venture, employer/employee, principal-and-agent, or any similar relationship between the parties.

No Authority. [PARTY B] has no authority to, and will not, act as agent for or on behalf of [PARTY A] or represent or bind [PARTY A] in any manner.

No Benefits. [PARTY B] will not be entitled to any of the benefits afforded to [PARTY A]'s employees.

Dispute Resolution. Any controversy or claim arising out of this agreement will be settled by arbitration in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction.

Dispute Resolution

Arbitration. Any dispute or controversy arising out of this agreement and [SUBJECT MATTER OF THE AGREEMENT] will be settled by arbitration in [STATE], according to the rules of the American Arbitration Association then in effect, and by [NUMBER OF ARBITRATORS] arbitrators[s].

Judgment. Judgment may be entered on the arbitrator's award in any court having jurisdiction.

Arbitrator's Authority. The arbitrator will not have the power to award any punitive [or consequential] damages.

Dispute Resolution

Arbitration. Any dispute or controversy arising out of this agreement will be settled exclusively by arbitration in [STATE], in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association then in effect by [NUMBER OF ARBITRATORS] arbitrator(s).

Judgment. Judgment may be entered on the arbitrator's award in any court having jurisdiction. The arbitrator will not have the power to award any punitive [or consequential] damages.

Dispute Resolution

Arbitration. Any dispute or controversy arising out of this agreement will be settled exclusively by arbitration in [STATE], in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association then in effect by [NUMBER OF ARBITRATORS] arbitrator(s).

Judgment. Judgment may be entered on the arbitrator's award in any court having jurisdiction. The arbitrator will not have the power to award any punitive [or consequential] damages.

Appointment of Arbitrators. Arbitration will be determined by three arbitrators, one appointed by [PARTY A], one appointed by [PARTY B], and the third will be appointed by the first two arbitrators.

Failure to Appoint Arbitrators. If either [PARTY A] or [PARTY B] fails to appoint an arbitrator within [NUMBER OF DAYS] of a request in writing by the other to do so, or if the first two arbitrators cannot agree on the appointment of a third arbitrator within [NUMBER OF DAYS] after the second arbitrator is designated, then such arbitrator will be appointed by the American Arbitration Association.

Procedure. The arbitration will be conducted promptly and expeditiously and in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association.

Arbitration Expenses. The parties shall bears the expenses of the arbitrator(s) equally.

Dispute Resolution

Mediation. Any disputes not resolved by negotiation will be subject to mediation under the [American Arbitration Association's Mediation Rules] as a condition precedent to the filing of any litigation.

Either party may commence the mediation process by providing to the other party written notice, listing the subject of the dispute, claim or controversy and the relief requested.

Within ten 10 days after the receipt of the foregoing notice, the other party shall deliver a written response to the initiating party's notice.

Mediation will be held at a mutually agreeable location[ within the State where the contract is performed].

The initial mediation session will be held within 30 days after the initial notice.

The parties agree to share equally the expenses of the mediation (which will not include the expenses incurred by each party for its own legal representation in connection with the mediation).

Arbitration. Any disputes not resolved by mediation within [45] days after initiation of the mediation procedure will be resolved by arbitration under the American Arbitration Association's Arbitration Rules in a court of competent jurisdiction where the [contract is performed]

The arbitration will be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §§1 et seq., and judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof.

The arbitration will be conducted by an arbitrator experienced in [ARBITRATOR EXPERIENCE] and will include a written record of the arbitration hearing. The parties reserve the right to object to any individual who will be employed by or affiliated with a competing organization or entity.

The place of arbitration will be [CITY, STATE].

Litigation. If the dispute has not been resolved by non-binding means as provided herein within [90] days of the initiation of such procedure, this agreement does not preclude either party from initiating litigation [on [00] days written notice to the other party]; provided, however, that if one party has requested the other to participate in a non-binding procedure and the other has failed to participate, the requesting party may initiate litigation before expiration of the above period.

Governing Law.

Applicable Law. This agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws in force in:

the State of California, if a license to the Software is purchased when you are in the United States, Canada, or Mexico; or

Japan, if a license to the Software is purchased when you are in Japan, China, Korea, or other Southeast Asian country where all official languages are written in either an ideographic script (e.g., hanzi, kanji, or hanja), and/or other script based upon or similar in structure to an ideographic script, such as hangul or kana; or

England, if a license to the Software is purchased when you are in any jurisdiction not described above.

Jurisdiction. The respective courts of Santa Clara County, California when California law applies, Tokyo District Court in Japan, when Japanese law applies, and the competent courts of London, England, when the law of England applies, shall each have non-exclusive jurisdiction over all disputes relating to this agreement.

United Nations Convention on Contracts. This agreement will not be governed by the conflict of law rules of any jurisdiction or the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly excluded.

Governing Law and Consent to Jurisdiction and Venue

Governing Law. This agreement, and any dispute arising out of the [SUBJECT MATTER OF THE AGREEMENT], shall be governed by laws of the State of [GOVERNING LAW STATE].

Consent to Jurisdiction. Each party hereby irrevocably consents to the [exclusive, non-exclusive] jurisdiction and venue of any [state or federal] court located within [VENUE COUNTY] County, State of [VENUE STATE] in connection with any matter arising out of this [agreement / plan] or the transactions contemplated under this [agreement / plan].

Consent to Service. Each party hereby irrevocably

agrees that process may be served on it in any manner authorized by the Laws of the State of [GOVERNING LAW STATE] for such Persons, and 

waives any objection which it might otherwise have to service of process under the Laws of the State of [GOVERNING LAW STATE].

Governing Law. This agreement, and any dispute arising out of the [SUBJECT MATTER OF THE AGREEMENT], shall be governed by laws of the State of [GOVERNING LAW STATE].

Waiver

Affirmative Waivers. Neither party's failure or neglect to enforce any of rights under this agreement will be deemed to be a waiver of that party's rights.

Written Waivers. A waiver or extension is only effective if it is in writing and signed by the party granting it.

No General Waivers. A party's failure or neglect to enforce any of its rights under this agreement will not be deemed to be a waiver of that or any other of its rights.

No Course of Dealing. No single or partial exercise of any right or remedy will preclude any other or further exercise of any right or remedy.

Force Majeure. A party shall not be liable for any failure of or delay in the performance of this agreement for the period that such failure or delay is

 beyond the reasonable control of a party,

 materially affects the performance of any of its obligations under this agreement, and

 could not reasonably have been foreseen or provided against, but

will not be excused for failure or delay resulting from only general economic conditions or other general market effects.

20.10. Force Majeure

(a) No Liability. Neither party will be liable for performance delays nor for non-performance due to causes beyond its reasonable control, except for payment obligations.

(b) Best Efforts to Cure. In the event of a threatened default or default as a result of any cause beyond its reasonable control, the defaulting party shall nonetheless exercise its best efforts to avoid and cure such default.

(c) Right to Terminate. In the event such an event prevents performance thereunder for a period in excess of ninety (90) days, then the non-defaulting party may elect to terminate this Agreement and/or cancel or suspend any Purchase Orders thereunder by a written notice to the defaulting party.

Force Majeure. Neither party will be liable for performance delays nor for non-performance due to causes beyond its reasonable control, except for payment obligations.

Severability. If any part of this [agreement /plan] is declared unenforceable or invalid, the remainder will continue to be valid and enforceable.

Interpretation. Each party has had adequate opportunity to review this agreement. Any interpretation of this agreement shall be made without regard to authorship or negotiation.

Interpretation

References to Specific Terms

Accounting Principles. Unless otherwise specified, where the character or amount of any asset or liability, item of revenue, or expense is required to be determined, or any consolidation or other accounting computation is required to be made, that determination or calculation will be made in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles defined by the professional accounting industry in effect in the United States ("GAAP").

Currency. Unless otherwise specified, all dollar amounts expressed in this agreement refer to American currency.

"Including." Where this agreement uses the word "including," it means "including without limitation," and where it uses the word "includes," it means "includes without limitation."

"Knowledge." Where any representation, warranty, or other statement in this agreement, or in any other document entered into or delivered under this agreement,] is expressed by a party to be "to its knowledge," or is otherwise expressed to be limited in scope to facts or matters known to the party or of which the party is aware, it means:

the then-current, actual knowledge of the directors and officers of that party, and

the knowledge that would or should have come to the attention of any of them had they investigated the facts related to that statement and made reasonable inquiries of other individuals reasonably likely to have knowledge of facts related to that statement.

Statutes, etc. Unless specified otherwise, any reference in this agreement to a statute includes the rules, regulations, and policies made under that statute and any provision that amends, supplements, supersedes, or replaces that statute or those rules or policies.

Number and Gender. Unless the context requires otherwise, words importing the singular number include the plural and vice versa; words importing gender include all genders.

Headings. The headings used in this agreement and its division into sections, schedules, exhibits, appendices, and other subdivisions do not affect its interpretation.

Internal References. References in this agreement to sections and other subdivisions are to those parts of this agreement.

Calculation of Time. In this agreement, a period of days begins on the first day after the event that began the period and ends at 5:00 p.m. [TIME ZONE] Time on the last day of the period. If any period of time is to expire, or any action or event is to occur, on a day that is not a Business Day, the period expires, or the action or event is considered to occur, at 5:00 p.m. [TIME ZONE] Time on the next Business Day.

Construction of Terms. The parties have each participated in settling the terms of this agreement. Any rule of legal interpretation to the effect that any ambiguity is to be resolved against the drafting party will not apply in interpreting this agreement.

Conflict of Terms. If there is any inconsistency between the terms of this agreement and those in any schedule to this agreement or in any document entered into under this agreement, the terms of [this agreement/[SPECIFIED AGREEMENTS]] will prevail. The parties shall take all necessary steps to conform the inconsistent terms to the terms of [this agreement / [SPECIFIED AGREEMENTS].

Attorney Fees. In the event of any action arising out of or relating to this agreement, [PARTY A] shall bear all expenses, including reasonable attorneys fees, incurred in connection with such action.

Attorney Fees. In the event of any action arising out of or relating to this agreement, each party shall bear its own expenses, including reasonable attorneys fees, incurred in connection with such action.

Attorney Fees. If either party brings an Action to enforce its rights under this agreement, the prevailing party may recover its expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) incurred in connection with the Action and any appeal from the losing party.

This agreement has been signed by the parties.

[PARTY A NAME]

Name: [PARTY A SIGNATORY NAME]

Title: [PARTY A SIGNATORY TITLE]

[PARTY B NAME]

Name: [PARTY B SIGNATORY NAME]

Title: [PARTY B SIGNATORY TITLE]