Intuit App Center

INTUIT TERMS OF SERVICE FOR INTUIT APP CENTER SERVICES

Thank you for selecting the Services offered by Intuit Inc. and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates (referred to as “Intuit”, “we”, “our”, or “us”). Review these Terms of Service (“Agreement”) thoroughly. This Agreement is a legal agreement between you and Intuit. By accepting electronically (for example, clicking “I Agree”), installing, accessing or using the Services, you agree to these terms. If you do not agree to this Agreement, then you may not use the  Services.


A. GENERAL TERMS


1. AGREEMENT

This Agreement describes the terms governing your use of the Intuit online services provided to you on this website, including content, updates and new releases, (collectively, the “Services”). It includes by reference:

· Intuit’s Privacy Statement provided to you in the Services available on the website or provided to you otherwise.

· Additional Terms and Conditions, which may include those from third parties.

· Any terms provided separately to you for the Services, including product or program terms, ordering, activation, payment terms, etc.


2. YOUR RIGHTS TO USE THE SERVICES

2.1 The Services are protected by copyright, trade secret, and other intellectual property laws. You are only granted the right to use the Services and only for the purposes described by Intuit. Intuit reserves all other rights in the Services. Until termination of this Agreement and as long as you meet any applicable payment obligations and comply with this Agreement, Intuit grants to you a personal, limited, nonexclusive, nontransferable right and license to use the Services.

2.2 You agree not to use, nor permit any third party to use, the Services or content in a manner that violates any applicable law, regulation or this Agreement. You agree you will not:

· Provide access to or give any part of the Services to any third party.

· Reproduce, modify, copy, deconstruct, sell, trade or resell the Services.

· Make the Services available on any file-sharing or application hosting service.


3. PAYMENT. For Services offered on a payment or subscription basis, the following terms apply, unless Intuit notifies you otherwise in writing. This Agreement also incorporates by reference and includes program ordering and payment terms provided to you on the website for the Services:

  1. Payments will be billed to you in U.S. dollars, and your account will be debited when you subscribe and provide your payment information, unless stated otherwise in the program ordering or payment terms on the website for the Services.
  2. You must pay with one of the following:
    1. A valid credit card acceptable to Intuit;
    2. A valid debit card acceptable to Intuit;
    3. Sufficient funds in a checking or savings account to cover an electronic debit of the payment due;
      or
    4. By another payment option Intuit provides to you in writing.
  3. If your payment and registration information is not accurate, current, and complete and you do not notify us promptly when such information changes, we may suspend or terminate your account and refuse any use of the Services.
  4. If you do not notify us of updates to your payment method (e.g., credit card expiration date), to avoid interruption of your service, we may participate in programs supported by your card provider (e.g., updater services, recurring billing programs, etc.) to try to update your payment information, and you authorize us to continue billing your account with the updated information that we obtain.
  5. Intuit will automatically renew your monthly, quarterly, or annual Services at the then-current rates, unless the Services are cancelled or terminated under this Agreement.
  6. Additional cancellation or renewal terms may be provided to you on the website for the Services.


4. USE WITH YOUR MOBILE DEVICE

Use of these Services may be available through a compatible mobile device, Internet access and may require software. You agree that you are solely responsible for these requirements, including any applicable changes, updates and fees as well as the terms of your agreement with your mobile device and telecommunications provider.

INTUIT MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, STATUTORY OR IMPLIED AS TO:

(i) THE AVAILABILITY OF TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES FROM YOUR PROVIDER AND ACCESS TO THE SERVICES AT ANY TIME OR FROM ANY LOCATION;

(ii) ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSION OF THE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES; AND

(iii) ANY DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES OR FAILURE TO TRANSMIT ANY DATA, COMMUNICATIONS OR SETTINGS CONNECTED WITH THE SERVICES.


5. YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. You can view Intuit’s Privacy Statement provided with the Services and on the website for the Services. You agree to the applicable Intuit Privacy Statement, and any changes published by Intuit. You agree that Intuit may use and maintain your data according to the Intuit Privacy Statement, as part of the Services. You give Intuit permission to combine information you enter or upload for the Services with that of other users of the Services and/or other Intuit services. For example, this means that Intuit may use your and other users’ non-identifiable, aggregated data to improve the Services or to design promotions and provide ways for you to compare business practices with other users. Intuit is a global company and may access or store personal information in multiple countries, including countries outside of your own country to the extent permitted by applicable law.


6. CONTENT


6.1 You are responsible for your content. You are responsible for all materials (“Content”) uploaded, posted or stored through your use of the Services. You grant Intuit a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to host and use any Content provided through your use of the Services. Archive your Content frequently. You are responsible for any lost or unrecoverable Content. You must provide all required and appropriate warnings, information and disclosures. Intuit is not responsible for the Content or data you submit through the Services.

You agree not to use, nor permit any third party to use, the Services to upload, post, distribute, link to, publish, reproduce, engage in or transmit any of the following, including but not limited to:

a. Illegal, fraudulent, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, abusive, hateful, harassing, offensive, inappropriate or objectionable information or communications of any kind, including without limitation conduct that would encourage “flaming” others, or criminal or civil liability under any local, state, federal or foreign law;
b. Content that would impersonate someone else or falsely represent your identity or qualifications, or that constitutes a breach of any individual’s privacy;
c. Except as permitted by Intuit in writing, investment opportunities, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, other unsolicited commercial communication or engage in spamming or flooding;
d. Virus, trojan horse, worm or other disruptive or harmful software or data; and
Any information, software or Content which is not legally yours and without permission from the copyright owner or intellectual property rights owner.

6.2 Community forums. The Services may include a community forum or other social features to exchange Content and information with other users of the Services and the public. Intuit does not support and is not responsible for the content in these community forums. Please use respect when you interact with other users. Do not reveal information that you do not want to make public. Users may post hypertext links to content of third parties for which Intuit is not responsible.

6.3 Intuit may freely use feedback you provide. You agree that Intuit may use your feedback, suggestions, or ideas in any way, including in future modifications of the Services, other products or services, advertising or marketing materials. You grant Intuit a perpetual, worldwide, fully transferable, sublicensable, non-revocable, fully paid-up, royalty free license to use the feedback you provide to Intuit in any way.

6.4 Intuit may monitor your Content. Intuit may, but has no obligation to, monitor content on the Services. We may disclose any information necessary to satisfy our legal obligations, protect Intuit or its customers, or operate the Services properly. Intuit, in its sole discretion, may refuse to post, remove, or refuse to remove, any Content, in whole or in part, alleged to be unacceptable, undesirable, inappropriate, or in violation of this Agreement.

7. ADDITIONAL TERMS

7.1 Intuit does not give professional advice. Unless specifically included with the Services, Intuit is not in the business of providing legal, financial, accounting, tax, health care, real estate or other professional services or advice. Consult the services of a competent professional when you need this type of assistance.

7.2 We may tell you about other Intuit services. You may be offered other services, products, or promotions by Intuit (“Intuit Services”). Additional terms and conditions and fees may apply. With some Intuit Services you may upload or enter data from your account(s) such as names, addresses and phone numbers, purchases, etc., to the Internet. You grant Intuit permission to use information about your business and experience to help us to provide the Intuit Services to you and to enhance the Services. You grant Intuit permission to combine your business data, if any, with that of others in a way that does not identify you or any individual personally. You also grant Intuit permission to share or publish summary results relating to research data and to distribute or license such data to third parties.

7.3 Communications. Intuit may be required by law to send you communications about the Services or Third Party Products. You agree that Intuit may send these communications to you via email or by posting them on our websites

7.4 You will manage your passwords and accept updates. You are responsible for securely managing your password(s) for the Services and to contact Intuit if you become aware of any unauthorized access to your account. The Services may periodically be updated with tools, utilities, improvements, third party applications, or general updates to improve the Services. You agree to receive these updates.

8. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

8.1 YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, SOFTWARE, AND CONTENT IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED IN THIS AGREEMENT, THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, INTUIT, ITS AFFILIATES, AND ITS THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, LICENSORS, DISTRIBUTORS OR SUPPLIERS (COLLECTIVELY,”SUPPLIERS”) DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES ARE FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, DATA LOSS, NON-INTERFERENCE WITH OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, OR THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY OR CONTENT IN OR LINKED TO THE SERVICES. INTUIT AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES ARE SECURE, FREE FROM BUGS, VIRUSES, INTERRUPTION, ERRORS, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION. IF THE EXCLUSIONS FOR IMPLIED WARRANTIES DO NOT APPLY TO YOU, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED TO 60 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE OR DELIVERY OF THE SERVICES, WHICHEVER IS SOONER.

8.2 INTUIT, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL SATISFY OR ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH ANY LEGAL OBLIGATIONS OR LAWS OR REGULATIONS.

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE ENTIRE LIABILITY OF INTUIT, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR THE SERVICES DURING THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS PRIOR TO SUCH CLAIM. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAW, INTUIT, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: (A) INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; (B) DAMAGES RELATING TO FAILURES OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS, THE INTERNET, ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, CORRUPTION, SECURITY, LOSS OR THEFT OF DATA, VIRUSES, SPYWARE, LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS OR INVESTMENT, OR USE OF SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE THAT DOES NOT MEET INTUIT SYSTEMS REQUIREMENTS. THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS APPLY EVEN IF INTUIT AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS AGREEMENT SETS FORTH THE ENTIRE LIABILITY OF INTUIT, ITS AFFILIATES AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES AND ITS USE.

You agree to indemnify and hold Intuit and its Affiliates and Suppliers harmless from any and all claims, liability and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of your use of the Services or breach of this Agreement (collectively referred to as “Claims”). Intuit reserves the right, in its sole discretion and at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any Claims. You agree to reasonably cooperate as requested by Intuit in the defense of any Claims.

10. CHANGES. We reserve the right to change this Agreement at any time, and the changes will be effective when posted through the Services, on our website for the Services or when we notify you by other means. We may also change or discontinue the Services, in whole or in part. Your continued use of the Services indicates your agreement to the changes.

11. TERMINATION. Intuit may immediately, in its sole discretion and without notice terminate this Agreement or suspend the Services if you fail to comply with this Agreement or if you no longer agree to receive electronic communications. Upon termination you must immediately stop using the Services and any outstanding payments will become due. Any termination of this Agreement shall not affect Intuit’s rights to any payments due to it. Intuit may terminate a free account at any time. Sections 2.2, 3 through 15 will survive and remain in effect even if the Agreement is terminated.

12. EXPORT RESTRICTIONS. You acknowledge that the Services, including the mobile application, and the underlying software may include U.S. technical data subject to restrictions under export control laws and regulations administered by the United States government. You agree that you will comply with these laws and regulations, and will not export or re-export any part of the Services, in violation of these laws and regulations, directly or indirectly.

13. GOVERNING LAW. California state law governs this Agreement without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions.


14 . DISPUTES. ANY DISPUTE OR CLAIM RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SERVICES OR THIS AGREEMENT WILL BE RESOLVED BY BINDING ARBITRATION, RATHER THAN IN COURT, except that you may assert claims in small claims court if your claims qualify. The Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this provision; the arbitrator shall apply California law to all other matters. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, any party to the arbitration may at any time seek injunctions or other forms of equitable relief from any court of competent jurisdiction. WE EACH AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES MUST BE BROUGHT IN THE PARTIES’ INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. BY ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREEING TO ARBITRATION, YOU AGREE THAT YOU AND INTUIT ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO FILE A LAWSUIT AND THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY. IN ADDITION, YOU AGREE TO WAIVE THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION OR LITIGATE ON A CLASS-WIDE BASIS. YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE EXPRESSLY AND KNOWINGLY WAIVED THESE RIGHTS.

To begin an arbitration proceeding, send a letter requesting arbitration and describing your claim to Intuit Inc., in care of our registered agent Corporation Service Company, 2711 Centerville Road, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arbitration will be conducted by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) before a single AAA arbitrator under the AAA’s rules, which are available at www.adr.org or by calling 1-800-778-7879. Payment of all filing, administration and arbitrator fees and costs will be governed by the AAA’s rules, but if you are unable to pay any of them, Intuit will pay them for you. In addition, Intuit will reimburse all such fees and costs for claims totaling less than $75,000 unless the arbitrator determines the claims are frivolous. Likewise, Intuit will not seek its attorneys’ fees or costs in arbitration unless the arbitrator determines your claims or defenses are frivolous. You may  choose to have the arbitration conducted by telephone, based on written submissions, or in person in the county where you live or at another mutually  agreed location. The decision of the arbitrator shall be final and not appealable, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any court having  jurisdiction thereof. This Section 14 shall survive expiration, termination or rescission of this Agreement.


15. GENERAL. This Agreement, including the Additional Terms below, is the entire agreement between you and Intuit and replaces all prior understandings, communications  and agreements, oral or written, regarding its subject matter. If any court of law, having the jurisdiction, rules that any part of this Agreement is  invalid, that section will be removed without affecting the remainder of the Agreement. The remaining terms will be valid and enforceable. The United  Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to this Agreement. You cannot assign or transfer ownership of this  Agreement to anyone without written approval of Intuit. However, Intuit may assign or transfer it without your consent to (a) an affiliate, (b) a company  through a sale of assets by Intuit or (c) a successor by merger. Any assignment in violation of this Section shall be void. If you want to request a  transfer of this Agreement, contact Intuit via an email to: transfer_license@intuit.com.

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B. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE INTUIT APP CENTER SERVICES (“Services”).

Your use of the Services provided by Intuit are subject to the General Terms of Service above including these Additional Terms and Conditions which  govern your use of the Services indicated below. These Additional Terms and Conditions shall prevail over any conflict or inconsistency with the  General Terms of Service above.

1. Registration Data. You may be required to register to use the Services and (i) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the  registration interview form(s) (the “Registration Data”), and (ii) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it accurate, current and  complete. If you provide any Registration Data that is inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Intuit has reasonable grounds to suspect is inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Intuit may, in its sole discretion, suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future access to and use  of the Services (or any portion thereof).

2. General Practices Regarding Use and Storage. Intuit shall have the right in its sole discretion, and with reasonable notice posted on the Services site and/or sent to you at the email address provided  to Intuit (except as noted in (iii) below), to revise, update, or otherwise modify the Services and establish or change limits concerning use of the  Services, temporarily or permanently without notice to you. Intuit reserves the right to make any such changes effective immediately to maintain the  security of the system or to comply with any laws or regulations, and to provide you with electronic or written notice within thirty (30) days after such  change. Your continued use of the Services will constitute your acceptance of and agreement to such changes. Intuit may perform maintenance upon the  Services resulting in interrupted service, delays or errors in the Services. Intuit will attempt to provide prior notice of scheduled maintenance but  cannot guarantee that such notice will be provided.

3. Third Party Products and Services. We may tell you about third party products or services via our website or in-product. Subject to the Intuit Privacy Statement, Intuit may offer products  and services on behalf of third parties who are not affiliated with Intuit (“Third Party Products”) and/or provide access or links to third party websites (“Third Party Sites”). You agree that Intuit can use and share your information, including name and address with third party providers for the purpose of  offering or delivering products to you in accordance with your stated Intuit contact preferences, where applicable. If you decide to use any Third Party Products or access any Third Party Sites, you are responsible for reviewing the third party’s separate product  terms, website terms and privacy policies. You agree that the third parties, and not Intuit, are solely responsible for their product’s performance (including technical support), the content on  their websites and their use of your data. You agree and acknowledge that Intuit will not have any liability to you for third parties, Third Party Products  and Third Party Sites. Intuit is not affiliated with these Third Party Products or Third Party Sites and does not endorse or recommend Third Party Product s even if such products are marketed or distributed via our products, website or otherwise associated with Intuit. You agree that you will (i) comply with  all applicable laws, regulation and ordinances; (ii) not use the Third Party Products in any manner that would infringe or violate the rights of Intuit or  any other party; and (iii) not use the Third Party Products in any way in furtherance of criminal, fraudulent or other unlawful activity.

4. Data Access.  By using Third Party Products that use or request your QuickBooks data, you acknowledge and agree that Intuit or third party may transfer your data to  and from QuickBooks and the Third Party Products (the “Data Transfer”) in order to facilitate certain interoperability, data integration, and data  access between the Third Party Products and QuickBooks.

Intuit may provide services to you to allow you to transfer and receive data between QuickBooks Online and Third Party Products. Such service is a feature  of QuickBooks Online and is provided to customers with active QuickBooks Online subscriptions subject to additional QuickBooks Online terms and conditions.

Intuit may also provide services to participating third party service providers to give them access to or use of your QuickBooks for desktop data with  their Third Party Products. Data transfer and related support services between your QuickBooks for desktop and any Third Party Products is provided to you  by the third party service provider under separate terms and conditions between you and the third party. You should contact your third party directly  pertaining to data transfer or connection issues with QuickBooks for desktop.

If you want to cease sending your QuickBooks data to Third Party Products, Intuit may provide a feature within the QuickBooks software or on a website for  the Services to allow you to disable access. Additionally, your QuickBooks Online data will not be sent to Third Party Products if you do not maintain an  active QuickBooks Online subscription with Intuit. You acknowledge that turning off data access may affect the Third Party Product’s functionality or  capabilities, and that, you remain liable to the third party service providers for any fees they charge to you.

You agree and acknowledge that your data, including your financial or personal information, may be transferred to a third party service provider who  may be located in a country that does not have adequate security controls to protect your QuickBooks data. Please carefully review their terms and  conditions, including privacy policy. If you do not agree with their terms and policies, you should not use or access the Third Party Products and you should not authorize Intuit to share  your data with the third party. You further agree and acknowledge that Intuit will not have any liability to you or third parties arising from the data  transfer feature, third party’s use, distribution or handling of your data, or your use of the Third Party Products.

5. Indemnification. You agree to fully indemnify Intuit and its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensors, and service providers (collectively, “Representatives”) for any liability, fines, penalties, costs, claims and damages incurred by Intuit or the Representatives in connection with any claim related to your access or use of Third  Party Products or your Content.

6. Prohibition. Intuit operates the www.intuit.com from its location in the United States. We may operate other Intuit  sites from outside of the United States. Although the Services may be accessible worldwide, not all features, products or services marketed or offered  through or on our site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate for use in all territories. Intuit reserves the right to  make changes to the Services in its sole discretion, including to limit, remove or modify any feature, product or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product or service made on the site or via the Services is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the site or the  Services from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.

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