Date of Last Revision: September 1, 2022
These Software License Terms and Conditions, together with one or more Customer Order Forms (each of which is incorporated by reference herein in their entirety), constitute a binding agreement (“Agreement”) which governs your acquisition and use of the Nextmv.com, inc. (“Nextmv”) software and corresponding services as described in this Agreement, each as identified in the applicable Order Form(s).
PLEASE REVIEW THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT THROUGH THE EXECUTION OF AN ORDER FORM WHICH ADOPTS THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BY REFERENCE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, “CUSTOMER” WILL REFER TO YOU. IF YOU ARE ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND SUCH ENTITY AND ITS AFFILIATES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, IN WHICH CASE THE TERM “CUSTOMER” SHALL REFER TO SUCH ENTITY AND ITS AFFILIATES. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE SUCH AUTHORITY, OR IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST NOT ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT AND MAY NOT USE THE SERVICES.
In consideration of the mutual promises below and other good and valuable consideration the sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, this Agreement is entered into by and between Nextmv.io Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Company”) and Customer. Definitions
a. "Aggregated Statistics" means data and information related to Customer's use of the Software that is used by Company in an aggregate and anonymized manner, including to compile statistical and performance information related to the provision and operation of the Software.
b. "Authorized User" means Customer's employees, consultants, contractors, and agents (i) who are authorized by Customer to access and use the Software under the rights granted to Customer pursuant to this Agreement and (ii) for whom access to the Software has been purchased hereunder.
c. "Customer Data" means, other than Aggregated Statistics, information, data, and other content, in any form or medium, that is submitted, posted, or otherwise transmitted by or on behalf of Customer or an Authorized User through the Software.
d. "Documentation" means Company's user manuals, handbooks, and guides relating to the Software provided by Company to Customer either electronically or in hard copy form, available at https://docs.nextmv.io.
e. “Software” means the Nextmv Decision Automation Stack and associated Software.
f. "Company IP" means the Software, the Documentation, and any and all intellectual property provided to Customer or any Authorized User in connection with the foregoing. For the avoidance of doubt, Company IP includes Aggregated Statistics and any information, data, or other content derived from Company's monitoring of Customer's access to or use of the Software, but does not include Customer Data.
a. License Grant. Subject to and conditioned on Customer's payment of Fees and compliance with all other terms and conditions of this Agreement and all associated Order Forms,, Nextmv hereby grants Customer a non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, and non-transferable license during the Term to: (i) use the Software solely for Customer's internal business purposes ; and (ii) use and make a reasonable number of copies of the Documentation solely for Customer's internal business purposes in connection with Customer's use of the Software. Any such copy of the Software: (x) remains Nextmv's exclusive property; (y) is subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement; and (z) must include all copyright or other proprietary rights notices contained in the original. The license is limited according to the number of decisions processed through the Software each month, in accordance with the associated Order Form.
b. Reservation of Rights. Nextmv reserves all rights not expressly granted to Customer in this Agreement. Except for the limited rights and licenses expressly granted under this Agreement, nothing in this Agreement grants, by implication, waiver, estoppel, or otherwise, to Customer or any third party any intellectual property rights or other right, title, or interest in or to the Software.
c. Delivery. Nextmv shall deliver the Software electronically or by other means, in Nextmv's sole discretion, to Customer within 1 day following the Effective Date.
d. Support. Subject to the terms hereof, Company will provide Customer with reasonable technical support services in accordance with Company’s standard practice or, if Customer’s Order Form indicates support level commitments are included, in accordance with the terms referenced therein.
e. Any Affiliate of Customer will have the right to enter into an Order Form executed by such Affiliate and Company, and this Agreement will apply to each such Order Form as if such Affiliate were a signatory to this Agreement. With respect to such Order Forms, such Affiliate becomes a party to this Agreement and references to Customer in this Agreement are deemed to be references to such Affiliate. As used herein, “Affiliate” means an entity that directly or indirectly Controls, is Controlled by, or is under common Control with another entity, so long as such Control exists. For the purposes of this Agreement, “Control” means beneficial ownership of 50% or more of the voting power or equity in an entity.
f. Suspension. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, Company may temporarily suspend Customer's and any Authorized User's access to any portion or all of the Software if: (i) Company reasonably determines that (A) there is a threat or attack on any of the Company IP; (B) Customer's or any Authorized User's use of the Company IP disrupts or poses a security risk to the Company IP or to any other customer or vendor of Company; (C) Customer, or any Authorized User, is using the Company IP for fraudulent or illegal activities; (D) subject to applicable law, Customer has ceased to continue its business in the ordinary course, made an assignment for the benefit of creditors or similar disposition of its assets, or become the subject of any bankruptcy, reorganization, liquidation, dissolution, or similar proceeding; or (E) Company's provision of the Software to Customer or any Authorized User is prohibited by applicable law; (ii) any vendor of Company has suspended or terminated Company's access to or use of any third-party services or products required to enable Customer to access the Software; or (iii) in accordance with payment and fees restrictions and conditions (any such suspension described in subclause (i), (ii), or (iii), a “Service Suspension”). Company shall use commercially reasonable efforts to provide written notice of any Service Suspension to Customer and to provide updates regarding resumption of access to the Software following any Service Suspension. Company shall use commercially reasonable efforts to resume providing access to the Software as soon as reasonably possible after the event giving rise to the Service Suspension is cured. Company will have no liability for any damage, liabilities, losses (including any loss of data or profits), or any other consequences that Customer or any Authorized User may incur as a result of a Service Suspension.
g. Aggregated Statistics. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, Company may monitor Customer's use of the Software and collect and compile Aggregated Statistics. As between Company and Customer, all right, title, and interest in Aggregated Statistics, and all intellectual property rights therein, belong to and are retained solely by Company. Customer acknowledges that Company may compile Aggregated Statistics based on Customer Data input into the Software. Customer agrees that Company may (i) make Aggregated Statistics publicly available in compliance with applicable law, and (ii) use Aggregated Statistics to the extent and in the manner permitted under applicable law; provided that such Aggregated Statistics do not identify Customer or Customer's Confidential Information.
a. Customer is responsible and liable for all uses of the Software and Documentation resulting from access provided by Customer, directly or indirectly, whether such access or use is permitted by or in violation of this Agreement. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Customer is responsible for all acts and omissions of Authorized Users, and any act or omission by an Authorized User that would constitute a breach of this Agreement if taken by Customer will be deemed a breach of this Agreement by Customer. Customer shall take reasonable efforts to make all Authorized Users aware of this Agreement's provisions as applicable to such Authorized User's use of the Software, and shall cause Authorized Users to comply with such provisions.
b. Customer shall not use the Software for any purposes beyond the scope of the access granted in this Agreement. Customer shall not at any time, directly or indirectly, and shall not permit any Authorized Users to: (i) copy, modify, or create derivative works of the Software or Documentation, in whole or in part; (ii) rent, lease, lend, sell, license, sublicense, assign, distribute, publish, transfer, or otherwise make available the Software or Documentation; (iii) reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, decode, adapt, or otherwise attempt to derive or gain access to any software component of the Software, in whole or in part; (iv) remove any proprietary notices from the Software or Documentation; or (v) use the Software or Documentation in any manner or for any purpose that infringes, misappropriates, or otherwise violates any intellectual property right or other right of any person, or that violates any applicable law. With respect to any Software that is distributed or provided to Customer for use on Customer premises or devices and subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Company hereby grants Customer a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to use such Software during the Term for its internal business purposes only, subject to any limitations or other restrictions (e.g. code bases with respect to which the Software may be used) set forth here or in the Order Form.
c. Further, Customer may not remove or export from the United States or allow the export or re-export of the Software, Software or anything related thereto, or any direct product thereof in violation of any restrictions, laws or regulations of the United States Department of Commerce, the United States Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, or any other United States or foreign agency or authority. As defined in FAR section 2.101, the Software and documentation are “commercial items” and according to DFAR section 252.227-7014(a)(1) and (5) are deemed to be “commercial computer software” and “commercial computer software documentation.” Consistent with DFAR section 227.7202 and FAR section 12.212, any use modification, reproduction, release, performance, display, or disclosure of such commercial software or commercial software documentation by the U.S. Government will be governed solely by the terms of this Agreement and will be prohibited except to the extent expressly permitted by the terms of this Agreement.
d. Customer represents, covenants, and warrants that Customer will use the Software only in compliance with Company’s standard published policies then in effect and all applicable laws and regulations. Customer hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Company against any damages, losses, liabilities, settlements and expenses (including without limitation costs and attorneys’ fees) in connection with any claim or action that arises from an alleged violation of the foregoing or otherwise from Customer’s use of Software, or Customer’s products or services. Although Company has no obligation to monitor Customer’s use of the Software, Company may do so and may prohibit any use of the Software it believes may be (or alleged to be) in violation of the foregoing.
e. Customer is responsible and liable for all uses of the Software and Documentation resulting from access provided by Customer, directly or indirectly, whether such access or use is permitted by or in violation of this Agreement. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Customer is responsible for all acts and omissions of Authorized Users, and any act or omission by an Authorized User that would constitute a breach of this Agreement if taken by Customer will be deemed a breach of this Agreement by Customer. Customer shall use reasonable efforts to make all Authorized Users aware of this Agreement's provisions as applicable to such Authorized User's use of the Software, and shall cause Authorized Users to comply with such provisions.
f. Customer shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment and ancillary services needed to connect to, access or otherwise use the Software and Software, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, servers, software, operating systems, networking, web servers and the like (collectively, “Equipment”). Customer shall also be responsible for maintaining the security of the Equipment, Customer account, passwords (including but not limited to administrative and user passwords) and files, and for all uses of Customer account or the Equipment with or without Customer’s knowledge or consent.
a. Each party (the “Receiving Party”) understands that the other party (the “Disclosing Party”) has disclosed or may disclose business, technical or financial information relating to the Disclosing Party’s business (hereinafter referred to as “Proprietary Information” of the Disclosing Party). Proprietary Information of Company includes non-public information regarding features, functionality and performance of the Service. Proprietary Information of Customer includes non-public data and other material provided by Customer directly to Company to in the course of receiving or using the Software (“Customer Data”). The Receiving Party agrees: (i) to take reasonable precautions to protect such Proprietary Information, and (ii) not to use (except in performance of the Software or as otherwise permitted herein) or divulge to any third person any such Proprietary Information. The Disclosing Party agrees that the foregoing shall not apply with respect to any information after five (5) years following the disclosure thereof, except in the case of information constituting trade secrets (including any source code for Software provided to Customer hereunder), which shall remain subject to this Section in perpetuity. The Disclosing Party agrees that the foregoing shall not apply with respect to any information that the Receiving Party can document (a) is or becomes generally available to the public, or (b) was in its possession or known by it prior to receipt from the Disclosing Party, or (c) was rightfully disclosed to it without restriction by a third party, or (d) was independently developed without use of any Proprietary Information of the Disclosing Party. If the Receiving Party is required by applicable law or court order to make any disclosure of such Proprietary Information, it will first give written notice of such requirement to the Disclosing Party, and, to the extent within its control, permit the Disclosing Party to intervene in any relevant proceedings to protect its interests in its Proprietary Information, and provide full cooperation to the Disclosing Party in seeking to obtain such protection.
b. Company IP. Customer acknowledges that, as between Customer and Company, Company owns all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Company IP. Company shall own and retain all right, title and interest in and to (a) the Software, all improvements, enhancements or modifications thereto as part of the Software’s standard updates, (b) any software, applications, inventions or other technology developed internally by Company in connection with the Software, and (c) all intellectual property rights related to any of the foregoing.
c. Customer IP. Customer shall own all right, title and interest in and to the Customer Data. Customer shall own all right, title, and interest in and to any integration, implementation and derivation created using the Software for their use according to this Agreement and associated Order Forms.
d. Feedback. If Customer or any of its employees or contractors sends or transmits any communications or materials to Company by mail, email, telephone, or otherwise, suggesting or recommending changes to the Company IP, including without limitation, new features or functionality relating thereto, or any comments, questions, suggestions, or the like ("Feedback"), Company is free to use such Feedback irrespective of any other obligation or limitation between the Parties governing such Feedback. Customer hereby assigns to Company on Customer's behalf, and on behalf of its employees, contractors and/or agents, all right, title, and interest in, and Company is free to use, without any attribution or compensation to any party, any ideas, know-how, concepts, techniques, or other intellectual property rights contained in the Feedback, for any purpose whatsoever, although Company is not required to use any Feedback.
e. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, Company shall have the right collect and analyze data and other information relating to the provision, use and performance of various aspects of the Services, Software, and related systems and technologies (including, without limitation, information concerning Customer Data and data derived therefrom), and Company will be free (during and after the term hereof) to (i) use such information and data to improve and enhance its products, the Software and for other development, diagnostic and corrective purposes in connection with the Software and other Company offerings, and (ii) use and disclose such data solely in aggregate or other de-identified form in connection with its business, including but not limited to Company’s offering of benchmarking services. No rights or licenses are granted except as expressly set forth herein.
a. Customer will pay Company the then applicable fees described in the Order Form for the Software in accordance with the terms therein (the “Fees”). If Customer’s use of the Software or Services exceeds any applicable limits set forth in this Agreement (including the Service Capacity or Software Capacity, or any ) or otherwise requires the payment of additional fees (per the terms of this Agreement), Customer shall be billed for such usage and Customer agrees to pay the additional fees in the manner provided herein. During the term of this Agreement and for two (2) years thereafter, Customer will maintain, and Company will be entitled to audit, any records relevant to Customer’s use of the Software and Software hereunder. Company may audit such records on reasonable notice no more than once annually, in a manner which does not disrupt the operations of Customer, and at Company’s cost (or if the audits reveal material non-compliance with this Agreement, including use of the Software or Software in excess of the Service Capacity or Software Capacity, at Client’s cost). Company reserves the right to change the Fees or applicable charges and to institute new charges and Fees at the end of the Initial Term or then-current renewal term, upon thirty (30) days prior notice to Customer (which will be sent by email). If Customer believes that Company has billed Customer incorrectly, Customer must contact Company no later than 60 days after the closing date on the first billing statement in which the error or problem appeared, in order to receive an adjustment or credit. Inquiries should be directed to Company’s customer support department.
b. Company may choose to bill through an invoice, in which case, full payment for invoices issued in any given month must be received by Company thirty (30) days after the mailing date of the invoice. Unpaid amounts are subject to a finance charge of 1.5% per month on any outstanding balance, or the maximum permitted by law, whichever is lower, plus all expenses of collection and may result in immediate termination of Service. Customer shall be responsible for all taxes associated with Software other than U.S. taxes based on Company’s net income.
a. Subject to earlier termination as provided below, this Agreement is for the Initial Term as specified in the Order Form, and shall be automatically renewed for additional periods of the same duration as the Initial Term (collectively, the “Term”), unless either party requests termination at least ninety (90) days prior to the end of the then-current term.
b. In addition to any other remedies it may have, either party may also terminate this Agreement upon thirty (30) days’ notice (or without notice in the case of nonpayment or if the breach is irremediable), if the other party materially breaches any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement.
c. Customer will pay in full for the Software up to and including the last day on which the Software are provided. Upon termination or expiration of the Term or other termination of this Agreement all licenses granted hereunder shall immediately terminate and the parties shall return all Proprietary Information, including without limitation, the Software, in its possession or control to the other party. Upon any termination, Company shall permit Customer to extract information input by Customer (which is not Company Proprietary Information) in a manner reasonably acceptable to Company and Customer for a period of thirty (30) days, but thereafter Company may, but is not obligated to, delete stored Customer Data. All sections of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination will survive termination, including, without limitation, accrued rights to payment, confidentiality obligations, warranty disclaimers, and limitations of liability.
a. Each party has the legal authority to enter into this Agreement and can perform its obligations and grant the rights set forth herein without the consent of any third party.
b. Company shall use reasonable efforts consistent with prevailing industry standards to maintain the Software in a manner which minimizes errors and interruptions in the Software. Software may be temporarily unavailable for scheduled maintenance or for unscheduled emergency maintenance, either by Company or by third-party providers, or because of other causes beyond Company’s reasonable control, but Company shall use reasonable efforts to provide advance notice in writing or by e-mail of any scheduled service disruption. HOWEVER, COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES OR SOFTWARE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DOES IT MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICES OR SOFTWARE. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION, THE SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
a. Company Indemnification.
i. Company shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Customer from and against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, and costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) ("Losses") incurred by Customer resulting from any third-party claim, suit, action, or proceeding ("Third-Party Claim") that the Software or Documentation, or any use of the Software or Documentation in accordance with this Agreement, infringes or misappropriates such third party's US intellectual property rights, provided that Customer promptly notifies Company in writing of the claim, cooperates with Company, and allows Company sole authority, in its sole discretion, to control the defense and settlement of such claim. Company will not be responsible or liable for any settlement it does not approve in writing.
ii. If such a claim is made or appears possible, Customer agrees to permit Company, at Company’s sole discretion, to (A) modify or replace the Software or Documentation, or component or part thereof, to make it non-infringing, or (B) obtain the right for Customer to continue use. If Company determines that none of these alternatives is reasonably available, Company may terminate this Agreement, in its entirety or with respect to the affected component or part, effective immediately on written notice to Customer.
iii. This Section 8(a) will not apply to the extent that the alleged infringement arises from: (A) use of the Software in combination with data, software, hardware, equipment, or technology not provided by Company or authorized by Company in writing; (B) modifications to the Software not made by Company; or (C) use of any version other than the most current version of the Software or Documentation delivered to Customer; or (D) Third-Party Products.
b. Customer Indemnification.
i. Customer shall indemnify, hold harmless, and, at Company's option, defend Company from and against any Losses resulting from any Third-Party Claim based on Customer's, or any Authorized User's: (i) negligence or willful misconduct; (ii) use of the Software or Documentation in a manner not authorized or contemplated by this Agreement; (iii) use of the Software in combination with data, software, hardware, equipment or technology not provided by Company or authorized by Company in writing; (iv) modifications to the Software not made by Company; or (v) use of any version other than the most current version of the Software or Documentation delivered to Customer, provided that Customer may not settle any Third-Party Claim against Company unless such settlement completely and forever releases Company from all liability with respect to such Third-Party Claim or unless Company consents to such settlement, and further provided that Company will have the right, at its option, to defend itself against any such Third-Party Claim or to participate in the defense thereof by counsel of its own choice.
IN NO EVENT WILL LICENSOR BE LIABLE UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, AND OTHERWISE, FOR ANY: (a) CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, ENHANCED, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES; (b) INCREASED COSTS, DIMINUTION IN VALUE OR LOST BUSINESS, PRODUCTION, REVENUES, OR PROFITS; (c) LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION; (d) USE, INABILITY TO USE, LOSS, INTERRUPTION, DELAY OR RECOVERY OF ANY DATA, OR BREACH OF DATA OR SYSTEM SECURITY; OR (e) COST OF REPLACEMENT GOODS OR SERVICES, IN EACH CASE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER LICENSOR WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES OR SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES WERE OTHERWISE FORESEEABLE. IN NO EVENT WILL LICENSOR'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, AND OTHERWISE EXCEED 1 TIMES THE TOTAL AMOUNTS PAID TO LICENSOR UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IN THE 12 MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM OR $[AMOUNT], WHICHEVER IS LESS.
a. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.
b. 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. Upon such determination that any term or other provision is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the parties hereto shall negotiate in good faith to modify this Agreement so as to effect the original intent of the parties as closely as possible in a mutually acceptable manner in order that the transactions contemplated hereby be consummated as originally contemplated to the greatest extent possible.
c. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by Customer except with Company’s prior written consent. Company may transfer and assign any of its rights and obligations under this Agreement without consent.
e. No amendment to or modification of this Agreement is effective unless it is in writing and signed by an authorized representative of each Party. No waiver by any Party of any of the provisions hereof will be effective unless explicitly set forth in writing and signed by the Party so waiving. Except as otherwise set forth in this Agreement, (i) no failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, any rights, remedy, power, or privilege arising from this Agreement will operate or be construed as a waiver thereof, and (ii) no single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power, or privilege hereunder will preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power, or privilege.
f. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and Customer does not have any authority of any kind to bind Company in any respect whatsoever. 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.
g. In any action or proceeding to enforce rights under this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover costs and attorneys’ fees.
h. This Agreement is for the sole benefit of the Parties hereto and their respective 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.
i. All notices under this Agreement will be in writing and will be deemed to have been duly given when received, if personally delivered; when receipt is electronically confirmed, if transmitted by facsimile or e-mail; the day after it is sent, if sent for next day delivery by recognized overnight delivery service; and upon receipt, if sent by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested.
j. Force Majeure.
i. No Breach or Default. 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 any circumstances beyond the impacted Party's reasonable control (a "Force Majeure Event"), including acts of God, flood, fire, earthquake or explosion, war, terrorism, invasion, riot or other civil unrest, embargoes or blockades in effect on or after the date of this Agreement, national or regional emergency, strikes, labor stoppages or slowdowns or other industrial disturbances, passage of Law or any action taken by a governmental or public authority, including imposing an embargo, export or import restriction, quota, or other restriction or prohibition or any complete or partial government shutdown, or national or regional shortage of adequate power or telecommunications or transportation. Either Party may terminate this Agreement if a Force Majeure Event continues substantially uninterrupted for a period of 30 days or more.
ii. Affected Party Obligations. In the event of any failure or delay caused by a Force Majeure Event, the impacted Party shall give prompt written notice to the other Party stating the period of time the occurrence is expected to continue and use commercially reasonable efforts to end the failure or delay and minimize the effects of such Force Majeure Event.
k. This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Delaware without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule that would require or permit the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of Delaware. Any conflict will be governed by the Arbitration provisions set forth in our Terms of Service available at https://www.nextmv.io/terms-of-service.
l. Each party acknowledges and agrees that a breach or threatened breach by such party of any of its obligations under the intellectual property rights section of this Agreement would cause the other party irreparable harm for which monetary damages would not be an adequate remedy and that, in the event of such breach or threatened breach, the other party will be entitled to 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.
m. The parties shall work together in good faith to issue at least one mutually agreed upon press release within 90 days of the Effective Date; and Company may identify Customer as a customer of Company on Company’s website and in other public announcements, blog posts, marketing materials, and social media posts, by utilizing Company’s logo in any such material, and Customer otherwise agrees to reasonably cooperate with Company to serve as a reference account upon request.