SOFTWARE HOSTING AND SERVICES AGREEMENT

PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SERVICES OR WEBSITE.  The X2Engine.Com website (hereinafter “Website”) is owned by, and the hosting and support services referenced on the Website are provided by, X2Engine, Inc. (“X2Engine”).

1. Acceptance of Agreement

By requesting and/or using the Services, you accept and agree to the terms of this Software Hosting and Services Agreement (“Agreement”).  This Agreement constitutes a legal contract between you and X2Engine and spells out the terms and conditions to which you must adhere.  If you do not agree to any of these terms, then do not use the Services.

2. Services

For purposes of this Agreement, “Services” refers to the services provided by X2Engine that you have requested be supplied by X2Engine.  Such Services include any and all services referenced and available on the Website, including, but not limited to, technical support, installation support, data import support, and developer services, as well as hosting services, in connection with X2Engine’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application.

You agree not to use the Services for any unlawful, fraudulent, or abusive purpose.  X2Engine has the right to interrupt, suspend, or terminate Services if it suspects that you are engaging in unlawful, fraudulent, or abusive activity.

3. Availability of Services

X2Engine will use commercially reasonable efforts to keep its Services operational.  However, there will be periods of downtime for maintenance, upgrades, and other unexpected reasons.  We will attempt to provide at least 24 hours of notice for scheduled maintenance or downtime, but some downtime may be unscheduled and beyond our control.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, X2ENGINE MAKES NO GUARANTEE AS TO UPTIME OR AVAILABILITY OF ITS SERVICES.

X2Engine provides support Services to numerous customers.  X2Engine makes no guarantees or warranties of response times or resolutions.  X2Engine will respond to all requests for support on a best-effort basis.

4. Payment

You agree to the fees for the Services as set forth on the Website.  All payments shall be made in U.S. Dollars.  All fees for the Services shall be paid in advance upon ordering the Services.  In the event you fail to pay or a payment is disputed or reversed, X2Engine may discontinue the Services and/or terminate this Agreement.  All sales are final and X2Engine will not offer any partial or full refunds.

5. Ownership of Data, Data Integrity, and Backups

All data created or stored by you within X2Engine’s application or on X2Engine’s servers is your property.  X2Engine makes no claim of ownership of such data.

X2Engine employs techniques to ensure the integrity of the data on its servers.  Routine backups are performed for emergency recovery purposes only.  X2Engine will not restore the data upon your request.

X2Engine shall not be responsible for lost data.  X2Engine recommends that you maintain a local copy of all data uploaded or stored on X2Engine’s servers.

6. Intellectual Property

X2Engine grants you a perpetual, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to install and use this Software for your internal business purposes.  You shall not modify, distribute, license or sublicense the Software.  Title, ownership, and all intellectual property rights in the Software belong exclusively to X2Engine.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

X2Engine owns all right, title and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to, its software applications, Services, and Website.  Nothing in this Agreement or the performance thereof, or that might otherwise be implied by law, will operate to grant you any intellectual property right, title or interest, implied or otherwise, in or to X2Engine’s software application, Services, or Website.

7. Disclaimer of Warranties

THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.  TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, X2ENGINE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.  X2ENGINE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.  X2ENGINE DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE SERVICES, THE CONTENT PASSING THROUGH ITS SERVICES, OR THE ACCURACY OR QUALITY OF INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES.  YOU ASSUME ALL RISK FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOU RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES.  X2ENGINE DOES NOT AUTHORIZE ANYONE TO MAKE ANY WARRANTIES ON ITS BEHALF, AND YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON ANY WARRANTIES MADE BY THIRD PARTIES.  APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

7. Limitation of Liability

NEITHER X2ENGINE NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING OR DELIVERING THE SERVICES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SERVICES OR WEBSITE.

THE FOREGOING LIMITATION APPLIES REGARDLESS OF THE NATURE OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION (WHETHER BREACH OF CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) AND EVEN IF X2ENGINE HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN ADVISED OF, OR REASONABLY COULD HAVE FORESEEN, THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS.

THE FOREGOING LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SERVICES OR WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES; (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE; (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVERS, INCLUDING ANY PERSONAL OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; AND/OR (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE.

TO THE EXTENT THAT ANY JURISDICTION DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION SHALL APPLY TO THE EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

X2ENGINE’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU TO X2ENGINE FOR THE SERVICES.

8. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless X2Engine, its parents, subsidiaries, licensors, licensees, distributors, and all of the foregoing entities’ respective officers, directors, owners, employees, agents, representatives, and assigns from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs, attorneys’ fees, and expenses arising out of or in connection with (i) your use of the Services, (ii) your violation of this Agreement, and (iii) your violation of any third party right, including, but not limited to, copyright, trademark, or privacy right.

You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim.  X2Engine reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.  You shall not enter into any settlement agreement that affects the rights of X2Engine without X2Engine’s prior written approval.

9. Representation of Age and Ability to Accept Agreement

You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into, abide by, and comply with the terms and obligations in this Agreement.

In any event, you affirm that you are over the age of 13, as the Services and Website are not intended for children under 13.  If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the Services or Website. 

10. Term and Termination

The term of this Agreement begins on the date when we activate Services for you.  If the Services requested by you specify a term, then this Agreement will continue until such term expires (e.g., a one year technical support service would terminate one year from activation).  Otherwise, the Agreement will continue month to month until terminated by either party.  You may terminate this Agreement at any time by ceasing to use any and all Services and/or by notifying X2Engine that you want to terminate your Services.  X2Engine may terminate this Agreement or suspend your access to Services at any time, without notice, for any or no reason, including, but not limited to, nonpayment or breach of this Agreement.

11. Data Retention

X2Engine will not retain customer data after an account is terminated.  All customer data will be deleted from the servers when the account is terminated and from any back-ups at the next scheduled rotation.  It is your responsibility to obtain and back-up your data prior to termination.

12. Amendment of Agreement

X2Engine reserves the right to amend this Agreement at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review this Agreement for any changes.  You have no right to amend or alter this Agreement.  Your use of the Services following any amendment of this Agreement by X2Engine will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms.  If you do not agree to any changes made to this Agreement, then do not use the Services.  You may view the most current version of this Agreement at  HYPERLINK “http://www.x2crm.com/servicesagreement” www.x2engine.com/servicesagreement.

13. Assignment

You may not assign this Agreement without X2Engine’s prior written consent.  X2Engine may assign all or part of its rights or duties under this Agreement without notice to you.

14. Force Majeure

X2Engine shall not be deemed to be in default of any provision of this Agreement or be liable for any delay or failure in performance due to Force Majeure, which shall include without limitation acts of God, earthquakes, weather conditions, labor disputes, changes in law, regulation or government policy, riots, war, fire, epidemics, acts or omissions of vendors or suppliers, equipment failures, transportation difficulties, malicious or criminal acts of third parties, or other occurrences which are beyond X2Engine’s reasonable control.

15. Complete Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the complete and final expression of the entire and only understanding between you and X2Engine regarding the subject matter of this Agreement and supersedes any prior written or oral representations.

16. Waiver

The waiver by X2Engine of any breach or failure to enforce any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time shall not in any way affect, limit, or waive X2Engine’s right thereafter to enforce and compel strict compliance with every term and condition of this Agreement.

17. Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is deemed invalid or unenforceable under any statute, regulation, ordinance, or by a court of competent jurisdiction, then such provision shall be deemed reformed or deleted but only to the extent necessary to comply with such statute, regulation, ordinance, or court, and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

18. Survival

All provisions of this Agreement that, by their nature, should survive the termination of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect and survive the termination of this Agreement, including, but not limited to, the intellectual property, disclaimer of warranties, limitation of liability, indemnification, severability, and governing law provisions.

19. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without respect to its conflict of laws principles.  Any claim or dispute between you and X2Engine that arises in whole or in part from your use of the Services or Website shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located within Santa Clara County, California, and you agree to the personal jurisdiction of such court.

20. Notices

Any notices or other communications under this Agreement to X2Engine shall be in writing and shall be delivered by first class mail or email to

X2Engine, Inc.
P.O. Box 66752
Scotts Valley, CA 95067
HYPERLINK “mailto:notices@x2engine.com” notices@x2engine.com

Any notices or other communications under this Agreement to you shall be in writing and shall be delivered by first class mail or email to the address or email on file.