Terms of Use

Terms of Use

1) General Provisions

1.1 These terms (“Terms and Conditions”) stipulate the detailed conditions under which Clever Monitor s.r.o., Company ID: 248 02 077, registered office at Pernerova 635/57, Prague 8 – Karlín, postcode 186 00, Czech Republic, registered in the Commercial Register administered by the Municipal Court in Prague, section C, insert 175573 (“Provider”), provides the other contracting party (“Client”) with the Service of remote access to the Clever Monitor software (defined below as Software), as well as with other potential related considerations.

1.2 These Terms and Conditions become effective on 01/09/2017.

2) Definition of Certain Terms

2.1 The following terms used in these Terms and Conditions or in the Contract (as defined below) have the following meaning:

(a) Update – an innovated version of the Software issued by the Provider in response to a Defect and/or containing other changes of a current functionality at the Provider’s discretion.

(b) API – Software interface for automated exchange of data between the Client’s information systems and the Software. For these purposes, the Provider operates its publicly available API, accessible at https://api.clevermonitor.com.

(c) Copyright Act – Act No. 121/2000 Sb., on Copyright and Rights Related to Copyright and on Amendment to Certain Acts (Copyright Act), as amended.

(d) Standard Working Hours – the Provider’s standard working hours in the time zone “Prague/Europe”. Unless stated otherwise in the Contract or SLA, the Standard Working Hours in Working Days are from 9 am to 5 pm.

(e) Schedule of Charges – the Provider’s schedule of charges, usually available on the Website, containing price and payment terms related to the provision of the Service and performance of other activities under these Terms and Conditions.

(f) Other Activities – other activities related to the Service, such as producing campaigns per proxy, administration of Subscribers, imports and exports of data upon request, performance of custom-made Software modifications or Software innovation. Other activities may consist in elaboration of a Work according to s. 2586 et seq. of the Civil Code.

(g) Datacentre – a Hardware set situated in a particular geographical location and operated by the Provider independently or via its contractual partners.

(h) Work – especially a computer programme created by the Provider to the Client’s order, including custom-made modifications of the Software or its parts either interconnected with the Software or functioning in a fully independent manner. The Work may also consist in other results of Other Activities.

(i) Documentation – the documentation of the Software containing a technical description of its features, directions for Users on using the Software and any other information made accessible by the Provider. The Documentation is available on the Website.

(j) Availability – the condition of the Service where the Service is available to Users/Clients, i.e. the Software installed on the Provider’s Hardware is available to Users/Clients and remote access to the Software is not prevented by failures of the Hardware or the installed Software; also the condition where Service Unavailability (see below) does not occur.

(k) Confidential Information – the information related to the Contract, Terms and Conditions, Software, Subscribers or Users, whether explicitly labelled as confidential or not, information related to the content of the Contract or Terms and Conditions, of any other contracts, agreements or other provisions concluded in connection with the Contract or replacing this Contract, as amended by their potential attachments, including all annexes, as well as information about all related documents, deeds or other information media in material, electronic, oral or other form, including any information about business activities, employees of the Contracting Party in question, products, business relations and contacts, internal organization of business activities and about internal guidelines, technical equipment or other related facts; a Contracting Party’s Confidential Information means information related to the Contracting Party or to third parties and passed to the other Contracting Party in the extent stated above.

(l) Hardware – the Provider’s or its contractual partners’ technical infrastructure intended for the operation of the Software or its part. The Hardware is placed in the Datacentres.

(m) Innovation – the Work whose subject are new functional features of the Software.

(n) Critical Defect – a defect of the Software preventing the Client from using the Software as a whole.

(o) Response Period – the period between the Reporting Date and Time and the moment in which the Provider announces the receipt and registration of the report to the Client or in which the Provider contacts the Client for the purpose of verifying information mentioned in the report. The Response Period runs solely within the Standard Working Hours.

(p) Period to Commence Defect Solution – the period between the Reporting Date and Time and the moment in which:

(i) the Provider arrives to the Place of Performance to perform the Service, if necessary for the removal of the Defect or the Critical Defect;

(ii) the Provider starts solving the Defect via remote access to the Client’s computer network or, should the Client refuse such access to the Provider, the moment in which the Provider requested permission for remote access to the Client’s computer network;

(iii) the Provider starts solving the Defect or Critical Defect on the Provider’s own infrastructure.

The Defect Removal Period runs solely within the Standard Working Hours.

(q) Place of Performance – the Provider’s premises, unless explicitly stated otherwise in the Contract. The services are physically provided from the Datacentre.

(r) Alternative Solution – the Provider’s solution of the Defect or measure resulting in: 

(i) temporary removal of the Defect enabling use of the Software in an alternative manner; 

(ii) definition of the manner of preventing the Defect; 

(iii) temporary execution of a change; or 

(iv) adoption of a temporary measure resulting in the desired change.

(s) Unavailability – the condition where the Service Availability is limited for multiple Users and Clients at the same time and the situation in question is not:

(i) a planned interruption of the Service,

(ii) a condition affecting a particular User or Client caused by a Defect or reasons on the User’s or Client’s part;

(iii) a condition affecting a group of Users or Clients caused by force majeure.

(t) Civil Code – Act No. 89/2012 Sb., the Civil Code, as amended.

(u) Subscriber – the Client’s customer or other contact whose data the Client has collected and processes in accordance with PDPL within its professional or business activities and to whom the Client sends, by means of the Service, business as well as other announcements within their direct contact.

(v) PDPL – legislation regulating the protection of personal data, in particular:

(i) Act No. 101/2000 Sb., on protection of personal data and on amendments of some acts, as amended;

(ii) Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council;

(iii) Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1250 of 12 July 2016 pursuant to Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the adequacy of the protection provided by the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (notified under document C(2016) 4176);

(iv) Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation);

(v) Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications);

(vi) other legislation, of the Czech Republic and the European Union, regulating the protection of personal data.

(w) Working Days – Monday to Friday, with the exception of holidays according to the Act No. 245/2000 Sb., on national holidays, other holidays, significant dates and days of rest, as amended.

(x) SLA – an agreement on quality of the Service specifying the type of services arranged by the Contracting Parties within the Contract for a particular project, period of time or regional territory.

(y) Contract – the contract concluded between the Provider and the Client regulating the provision of the Service to the Client and adhering to these Terms and Conditions.

(z) Service – the service of remote access to the Software operated on the Provider’s hardware for the purpose of its use by the Client.

(aa) Software – the Clever Monitor software application, via which Users can send e-mails to the Subscribers and which is made accessible to the Users via Internet on the web interface located at https://app.clevermonitor.com;

(bb) Reporting Date and Time – the date and time when a report of a Defect was received at the Provider’s contact addresses.

(cc) Permanent Solution – the Provider’s solution of the Defect resulting in permanent removal of the Defect.

(dd) User – a natural person or a virtual entity accessing, on the Client’s behalf and at the Client’s expense, in accordance with the concluded Contract, the Software and working with it within the extent of the assigned rights and options arranged within the Contract.

(ee) Website – the Internet portal operated by the Provider at https://www.clevermonitor.com, including all its subdomains.

(ff) AISS – Act No. 480/2004 Sb., on certain information society services and on amendments to some acts (Act on Certain Information Society Services), as amended.

(gg) Defect – a condition where the Software shows functional features inconsistent with the Documentation and limiting Users considerably in using the Software; the limitation is not caused by Unavailability. A Critical Defect is also a Defect.

3) Contract

3.1 The commencement of the provision of the Services to the Client is subject to the conclusion of the Contract and to the Client’s consent, with these Terms and Conditions, expressed electronically during the registration. These Terms and Conditions form an integral part of the Contract. 

3.2 When concluding the Contract, the Client selects their username and password for using the Services. The Provider bears no responsibility for the abuse of the username and password by a third party.

3.3 The Contract is concluded electronically in writing.

3.4 The conclusion of the Contract is the Provider’s confirmation of the conclusion of the Contract upon the receipt of the registration form submitted by the Client via the Website, provided that the Client confirmed in the submitted form that it had familiarized itself and agrees with these Terms and Conditions. However, the Provider is not obliged to confirm the conclusion of the Contract and to conclude the Contract.

3.5 These Terms and Conditions also govern another contract concluded between the Provider and the Client and containing reference to these Terms and Conditions; the Terms and Conditions govern the Contract in the extent in which, according to the Contracting Parties’ agreement, it does not divert explicitly from the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.

3.6 Other annexes listed in these Terms and Conditions also become part of the Contract.

4) Subject-Matter of Contract

4.1 The subject-matter of the Contract is the Provider’s agreement to provide the Client, under the conditions stipulated by the Contract and these Terms and Conditions, with the Service consisting in remote access to the Software, and the Client’s agreement to pay agreed remuneration for the Service.

4.2 In the extent in which the Software is made accessible to the Client, the Client is entitled to use the Software, exclusively via remote access and under the conditions stipulated by the Contract. 

4.3 A part of the Service is securing its Availability as well as the Hotline, Technical Support and Commencement of Defects Solution services, all in the extent according to the Contract and SLA and within the Standard Working Hours.

4.4 For the provision of the Service, the Provider is entitled to the price stipulated in the Schedule of Charges. 

5) Terms of Payment

5.1 The Service price is payable in monthly instalments on the basis of invoices issued by the Provider upon termination of the calendar month for which the remuneration is to be paid. 

5.2 The remuneration is to be provided via an electronic transfer of funds to the Provider’s bank account mentioned in the invoice, or via a PayPal payment.

5.3 Should the Client be in default of payment of any due amount, the Provider is entitled to be paid a contractual penalty amounting to 0.05% of the outstanding amount for each day of default.

5.4 Other terms of payment are mentioned in the Schedule of Charges. 

6) Contracting Parties’ Rights and Obligations When Using Service

6.1 The Provider is entitled to take appropriate measures aimed at protection of the Software and the Client’s and User’s data in connection with use of the Service. 

6.2 The Provider is not liable for damage resulting from the Internet failures or the Internet unavailability, technical failures on the User’s part and for damage resulting from third parties’ making claims against the Client in connection with the use of the Service, unless stipulated otherwise.

6.3 The Provider is obliged to provide the Client with the Services in the quality and extent stipulated by the Contract. 

6.4 The Software is operated solely on the Provider’s Hardware. Installation or transfer of any copies of the Software or its part to the Client’s infrastructure or technical equipment are prohibited, unless these are temporary copies arising as an integral part or the technological process of the remote access and are necessary for execution of the User’s remote access to the Software and use of the Software. For the avoidance of doubts, the Client becomes a rightful acquirer (in the context of s. 66 of the Copyright Act) of these temporary Software copies only (not of the Software installed on the Hardware), solely for the period of a particular User’s access, no longer than for the duration of the Contract. 

6.5 In the extent allowed by the legislation and regardless of its technical capacities, the Client agrees not to do the following without the Provider’s prior consent in writing:

(a) use the Software as a whole and its individual parts as well as any temporary copies of the Software available to the Client differently than exclusively in conformity with the Contract and the Documentation;

(b) perform decompilation, a reverse analysis or any other examination of the Software as a whole or its individual parts as well as any other temporary copy of the Software available to the Client for a purpose different than its authorized use within the provided Service;

(c) perform any decompilation, analysis, reverse development, circumvention or other obstruction of effective technical means of protecting rights, unlocking or any other attempt to identify the source code or used algorithms of the Software as a whole or its individual parts as well as of any temporary copy of the Software available to the Client;

(d) perform combination of the Software with any other computer programme and perform changes, adaptations, translation, correction of errors or any other modification of the Software as a whole or its individual parts as well as of any temporary copy of the Software available to the Client; and

(e) develop computer programmes derived from the Software or imitating its functionality.

6.6 The Client agrees to ensure that the persons using the Service or the Software in the Client’s interest or upon the Client’s instruction act in accordance with the art. 

6.7 The Client is not entitled to use, directly or via third parties, knowledge of the thoughts, processes, structure, algorithm and used methods on which the Software is based or which it contains, even if the Client acquired the knowledge while rightfully using the Software. The knowledge may neither be used for development, elaboration or commercial use of another computer programme, or for other conduct endangering or violating the Provider’s copyright and business interests. The Client is obliged to maintain confidentiality regarding such knowledge.

6.8 If content which is, as a whole or in part, a copyright work according to the Copyright Act is made accessible within the Service and unless stated otherwise for a particular content item, the Client is not granted any licences or other rights for the content beyond the extent necessary for the use of the Service. Neither is the Client entitled to exploit or use otherwise the Provider’s databases available within the Service, regardless of whether they enjoy protection according to the Copyright Act or not; this does not affect use of the databases made by the Client (the Client’s data).

6.9 Should the provision of the Services and/or the Software and/or the operation and development of the Software be terminated by the Provider or by the Client’s decision or should the Contract be terminated, the Provider agrees to provide the Client with the cooperation needed for migration of the Client’s data to another solution in the form of necessary data exports, or to ensure consultations over the collaboration. The price for the transfer and configuration of the data is not a part of the remuneration according to the Contract and is to be determined by an agreement of the Parties to the Contract. Without the agreement, the Provider is not obliged to perform the data transfer. Even without the agreement, the Provider is obliged, at no cost and at its own expense, to enable the export of the Client’s all data in its specific and documented format. For that purpose, the Provider provides the “My Data” module, unless stipulated otherwise in the Documentation.

6.10 The Provider is entitled to collect data on the Client’s use of the Service. The data include:

(a) information about the frequency of the use of individual Software functions;

(b) error messages by the Software. 

6.11 The data collected according to art. 6.10 are anonymized and by no means include concrete data created by the User, personal or sensitive data or data on specific Users’ activities. However, in divergence from the previous sentence, according to art. 6.10 the data may, in justified cases and in the reasonable extent, also include personal data, provided that the Client gave its express consent and solely for the period of duration of such consent. The manner of data collection and detailed description of the collected data is set out in the Documentation. The range of the data collected according to art. 6.10 may be extended, with the conditions of the first and second sentence of this art. 6.11 preserved, by the Provider’s unilateral decision, unless the subject of the extension was to be personal data for whose processing in this manner the Client did not give its consent or revoked its consent.

6.12 The Client acknowledges that all operations with Subscribers’ or other parties’ data and any communication with Subscribers or other parties made via the Service are performed by the Client by means of the User on the Client’s behalf and at the Client’s expense, and that this conduct may not be ascribed to the Provider. The Provider’s liability for the content stored by the Client or the User into the Service is governed by liability of the provider of mediation services according to AISS.

6.13 The Client agrees to use the Service in conformity with the legislation, particularly to refrain from:

(a) committing any criminal activities;

(b) unlawful violations of third parties’ intellectual property rights;

(c) unlawful violations of third parties’ personality rights and natural rights;

(d) violating PDPL;

(e) violating the ban on distribution of unsolicited commercial communication and other rules according to PDPL and the Provider’s rules (especially the Privacy Policy and the Anti-SPAM Policy).

6.14 In the event of reasonable suspicion of breach or provable breach of the Client’s obligations according to these Terms and Conditions, the Contract or the legislation, the Provider is entitled to perform immediate suspension or limitation of provision of the Service, to remove any content uploaded by the Client or to take similar measures that the Provider may deem necessary. The Provider is entitled to provide cooperation to the public bodies in conformity with the legislation. In these cases, the Client is not entitled to apply for a discount on the provision of the Service, claim damages or seek any rights on grounds of its liability for damage or Defects.

6.15 The Provider brings attention to the fact that correct functioning of the Software is dependent on a range of factors, especially on proper and sufficient performance and compatibility of the Client’s Hardware, on the availability of the Internet connection between the Client and the Datacentre, on the correct functioning of the applications interconnected via API, etc. The Provider bears no responsibility for factors beyond its Hardware and, for that reason, cannot guarantee functioning of the Software under all circumstances. Therefore, the Provider explicitly warns and the Client acknowledges that, regardless of the care on the Provider’s part, the Software may have certain features which may lead to Service Unavailability or a Software Defect. Consequently, the Client is obliged in particular to:

(a) store the data processed by means of the Software duly and sufficiently;

(b) take measures in order to prevent that potential Service Unavailability or a Software Defect lead to damage exceeding the Provider’s maximum liability for damage according to these Terms and Conditions or the Contract.

7) Basic Functionality of Software

7.1 The basic functionality of the Software is a set of methods, functions, activities and processes delivered to all Clients identically on a joint platform, the “framework”. 

7.2 Unless stipulated otherwise by the Documentation, the following Software features are available to each Client within the basic functionality:

(a) a centralized system of logging in to the Service, including management of the Users’ user rights;

(b) a personalised dashboard, i.e. an executive and marketing overview which the User can personalize;

(c) the administration of producing and performing campaigns, incl. a visual editor of campaigns, an HTML editor of campaigns with syntax code highlighting, revision of campaigns, A/B testing options, administration of patterns, both system ones and user ones;

(d) reporting, incl. numerical, graphical, and verbal outputs at least in the following formats: on-line, PDF, Excel and text;

(e) an analytical module, incl. heuristic methods, sensitivity, performance and predictive analyses with guaranteed continuous development within the Provider’s internal objectives and/or the Client’s wishes;

(f) the administration of static content, particularly of images and potential campaign supplements;

(g) CRM, incl. basic administration of Subscribers (name, surname, contacts, addressing them in the selected grammatical case…) but also extended one (own data fields, dynamic fields), incl. calculation of marketing lead quality, socio-demographic information and behavioural data; and

(h) an application interface (API) enabling to connect third parties’ software, with documentation at least in English.

8) Processing of Personal Data

8.1 When processing the Subscribers’ or other persons’ (“data subjects”) personal data, the Provider acts as a processor under the conditions specified below in this article 8) of the Terms and Conditions. Where agreed between the Provider and the Client, the Provider may also act as an administrator of this personal data provided that the Client obtains the data subjects’ consent and under the conditions specified in that agreement. 

8.2 Alongside the Contract, the Contracting Parties, for the purpose of the protection of personal data processed by the Provider (in its capacity of the processor) in the Software, also conclude a contract on processing of personal data, which forms part of this art. 8) of the Terms and Conditions.

8.3 The Contracting Parties agree that, if needed for compliance with the PDPL requirements, upon request of any Contracting Party they will conclude, without undue delay, a written attachment to the Contract taking such requirements into account.

8.4 Authorization

(a) The Client hereby authorizes the Provider to process the data subjects’ personal data provided by the Client within the Service. The Provider is obliged to process the personal data for the Client as per the Client’s instructions and in the extent necessary for the due fulfilment of the Provider’s obligations resulting from the Contract. 

(b) By concluding the Contract, the Client confirms that the personal data subject to the processing are accurate, have been collected in conformity with PDPL, are currently being processed by the Client in conformity with PDPL and that the Client fulfils all duties of an administrator according to PDPL. The Client represents that, before signing of the Contract, the processing of the personal data, to which the Client authorizes the Provider by this Contract, was registered by the Office for Personal Data Protection (“OPDP”), should the processing in question be subject to that duty.

8.5 Subject of Processing, Categories of Data Subjects and Type of Personal Data

(a) The subject of processing is the data subjects’ personal data listed in these Terms and Conditions, in the Documentation and in the Contract and potentially other data made available by the Client to the Provider relating to the data subjects, in particular contact information, identification information, address information, information on the data subjects’ transactions, content of communications, the data subjects’ activities relating to the received communications and potentially other data provided by the Client (“personal data”). The data subjects are identified or identifiable natural persons whose categories are listed in these Terms and Conditions, in the Documentation and in the Contract.

(b) The decision on the extent of processing is always made exclusively by the Client. 

8.6 Nature and Purpose of Processing

(a) The Provider is to process the personal data in an automated manner, using statistical and analytical methods with the assistance of computer technology. Occasionally, the data may be processed manually.

(b) The Purpose of Processing, as defined by the purpose of the Service, is principally creating individualized communications for the data subjects, sending the communications to the data subjects, evaluating communication results and creating related analyses.

8.7 Processing Period 

(a) The processing of the personal data is to be performed for the duration of the Contract. The Provider agrees to fulfil the Provider’s obligations related to the personal data protection for the entire period in which the Contract is effective, unless the Contract implies that they are to persist even after the Contract ceases to be effective. 

8.8 Client’s Representation

(a) By concluding the Contract, the Client, in its capacity of the personal data administrator, represents that, on the date of the conclusion of the Contract, it fulfils duly all its duties according to PDPL, in particular:

(i) processes the personal data lawfully for the purpose of, in the extent of and using the means and manner according to these Terms and Conditions; in particular, the Client has received, and has at its disposal, all data subjects’ valid consent with the processing of their personal data, should such processing be subject to that duty;

(ii) informs the data subjects about the processing of their personal data, in the manner and extent stipulated by PDPL;

(iii) enables the data subjects to exercise their rights according to PDPL;

(iv) fulfils its obligation to announce the fact that it processes personal data to OPDP, should the Client be subject to that duty;

(v) discards all personal data once the purpose for which they have been processed ceases to exist;

(vi) fulfils all its other duties according to PDPL;

(vii) and agrees to fulfil these duties for the entire duration of the Contract.

(b) Should the Provider incur damage (loss as well as non-property damage) as a result of the Client’s failure to fulfil its duties according to PDPL, the Client agrees to compensate the damage to the Provider in full. The damages are to consist particularly of (i) compensation for the damage (loss as well as non-property damage) to the data subjects within the meaning of PDPL, and (ii) compensation for penalties imposed by OPDP or other public body on the Provider.

(c) Should the Provider incur expenses in connection with providing cooperation to the Client, authorities or data subjects according to these Terms and Conditions and PDPL or in connection with performing the Client’s decisions to which it is authorized, the Provider becomes entitled to be compensated for these expenses, provided that they are spent efficiently. 

8.9 Provider’s Other Obligations

(a) When processing personal data, the Provider is obliged:

(i) to process the personal data exclusively as per the Client’s documented instructions; for the avoidance of doubts, processing of personal data in conformity with the Service description arranged within the Contract is deemed to be performed in conformity with the Client’s instructions;

(ii) to follow the Client’s instructions on the issues of transmitting the personal data to a third country or to an international organization, unless such processing is already imposed on the Provider by the law of the European Union or of the member state applicable to the Provider; in that event, the Provider is to notify the Client of this legal requirement before the processing, unless that legislation forbids the notification for important reasons of public interest;

(iii) to ensure that the persons authorized to process the personal data agree to maintain confidentiality or that the duty of confidentiality apply to them;

(iv) not to include any other processor into the processing without the Client’s specific or general permission in writing;

(v) taking into account the nature of the processing, to be of assistance to the Client by means of appropriate technical and organizational measures, if possible, for the fulfilment of the Client’s duty to respond to the data subjects’ requests for exercise of their rights;

(vi) to be of assistance to the Client when ensuring conformity with the Client’s duties to provide the level of security for the processing, to report personal data security violations to OPDP and, as the case may be, also to the data subjects, to assess impact on personal data protection and to implement prior consultations with OPDP, taking into account the nature of the processing and information available to the Provider;

(vii) in conformity with the Client’s decision, upon terminating the provision of the Service, to delete or return to the Client all personal data and to delete its existing copies, unless the European Union’s or the member state’s law requires that the personal data in question be stored; and 

(viii) to provide the Client with all information needed for documentation of the fact that the duties prescribed by OPDP have been fulfilled and to enable audits, including inspections, performed by the Client or another auditor authorized by the Client and to contribute to those audits;

the Provider’s activities under the subparagraphs (v) and (vi) are to be paid in accordance with the prices of the provision of these activities arranged by both parties for this purpose of the Provider’s.

(b) In connection with the personal data processing, the Provider keeps records of all categories of processing activities performed for the Client; the records contain the following:

(i) the name and contact information of the Provider, of other processors involved by the Provider into the processing, of the Client and of any other personal data administrator concerned, or potentially of the Client’s or Provider’s representatives and persons authorized for personal data protection;

(ii) categories of processing performed for the Client;

(iii) information about potential transmission of the personal data to a third country or to an international organization; and

(iv) a general description of technical and organizational security measures.

(c) The Provider agrees, upon the Client’s written request, to make the said records available to the Client.

 

Security of Personal Data

8.10 The Provider has adopted and maintains such technical and organizational measures so as to prevent unauthorized or random access to the personal data, their change, destruction or loss, unauthorized transfers, their unauthorized processing in another manner as well as other misuse of the personal data.

8.11 The Provider has adopted and maintains particularly the following measures to secure a reasonable level of security:

(a) the pseudonymization and encryption of the personal data;

(b) the capacity to ensure constant confidentiality, integrity, availability and resistance of the processing systems and services – the introduced measures and their correct functioning are to be checked regularly;

(c) the capacity to renew the availability of and access to the personal data in a timely manner and in the event of physical or technical incidents;

(d) the process of regular testing, assessment and evaluation of efficiency of the introduced technical and organizational measures for secure processing;

(e) a multilevel firewall;

(f) antivirus protection and unauthorized access check;

(g) encrypted data transfer;

(h) solely the Provider’s authorized persons have access to the personal data;

(i) the servers containing the personal data are locked in the Datacentres; and

(j) data backups are performed into a separate geographical location, the data are encrypted during the transfer as well as after storing and solely the Provider’s authorized persons have access to them.

8.12 Should the Provider discover violations of security of the personal data, it is to report these to the Client without undue delay.

8.13 In the event of termination of the Contract, the Provider or its employees or authorized third parties that came into contact with the personal data are not released from confidentiality. The confidentiality obligation remains in existence for them even after the Contract ceases to be effective, regardless of whether the relationship of the said parties to the Provider remains in existence.

8.14 Upon the Client’s instruction and no later than 30 days after the Contract ceases to be effective, the personal data are to be deleted by the Provider; until that moment, the Client is entitled to download a copy of the personal data. 

9) Protection of Information 

9.1 The Contracting Parties are obliged to maintain confidentiality about the other Contracting Party’s Confidential Information.

9.2 Both Contracting Parties are obliged not to misuse the other Party’s provided Confidential Information and material for its own or any third party’s benefit and not to provide it to any third party that fails to prove that it is entitled to it.

9.3 Information is not deemed Confidential if it has become public without the receiving Contracting Party’s intent or omission, if the receiving Party had the information at its disposal legally before the conclusion of the Contract or if the information results from steps that help the receiving Party to obtain such information independently, which the Party is capable of proving with its records or a third party’s information.

9.4 For a violation of the obligations stipulated in this article, the Party in violation of its obligation is obliged to pay the contractual penalty of CZK 100,000 (in words: one hundred thousand Czech korunas) to the other Contracting Party for each individual violation of the obligation. This does not affect the entitlement to damages in any manner.

10) Liability for Defects, Liability for Damage

10.1 The Client acknowledges that non-existence of a functional feature of the Software not explicitly mentioned in the Documentation is not deemed to be a Defect.

10.2 The Contracting Parties agree to exert maximum efforts aiming at preventing any damage resulting from Software Defects. The Contracting Parties’ agreement according to the previous sentence is to be performed especially by the Client’s thorough and comprehensive testing of the Software and of each Software Update before using the Software for standard operation.

10.3 The Client acknowledges that the Provider is not liable for Software Defects resulting from unauthorized interventions into the Software or use of the Software inconsistent with the Documentation on the Client’s or third parties’ part.

10.4 The Client also acknowledges that the Provider is not liable for the functioning of the Client’s data network, functioning of the public data network (the Internet), functioning of the Client’s hardware equipment, for the Client’s storing of data, for the condition of the Client’s other programme equipment and for third parties’ potential interventions into the Client’s other programme equipment.

10.5 Should the Provider’s liability for damage incurred by the Client arise as a result of a Software Defect or of the Provider’s violation of the Contract, the Contracting Parties limit the total amount of compensation for the potential damage incurred by the Client as follows: the damages including loss of profits are limited by the maximum amount of USD 1,000. 

11) Individual Development of Software, Innovation and Other Activities

11.1 Apart from Software made available by the Provider to the Client in the extent specified in the Contract, the Provider may also provide the Client with other services or Works (together as “Work”). 

11.2 The Work is to be elaborated for the Client upon a written or e-mail order delivered to the Provider (“Order”). The total price for the Work must not exceed USD 20,000, excluding the corresponding VAT. Should the calculated price for the Work exceed the amount stated in the previous sentence, the Contracting Parties agree to conclude a separate contract for work for the elaboration of that individual Work.

11.3 In the Order, the Client is obliged to specify in detail the subject of Work and the period in which it is to be elaborated by the Provider.

11.4 Based on the received Order, the Provider, without undue delay upon its receipt, is to announce to the Client the calculated price of the Other Activities and the period (deadline) necessary for their performance. Once the Order is accepted by the Client in writing, the Provider is to commence immediate elaboration of the Work.

11.5 The Provider agrees to always hand the results of the Other Activities (Work) to the Client against a written handover certificate, unless agreed otherwise. Should the Client refuse to take over the Work groundlessly where the Work has no Defects or unfinished aspects that would prevent its use, the Work is deemed to be handed over by the Provider’s written notification of the completion of the Work.

11.6 The Contracting Parties may also conclude a service agreement. Should the Client request services beyond the scope of the concluded service agreement, the Parties agree, in order to regulate these activities, to conclude an attachment to the concluded service agreement or a new service agreement, failing which the Provider is not obliged to fulfil these requests of the Client’s. Should the Provider perform these activities requested by the Client without the concluded attachment or the new service agreement, the Contracting Parties arrange the price for these activities according to the Provider’s Schedule of Hourly Charges available on the Website.

11.7 The price of the services is set in the Provider’s Schedule of Charges. The price is payable against an invoice issued by the Provider always on the 15th day of the calendar month following the month in which the services were provided. With each invoice issued for the services, the Provider also agrees to enclose an overview of used prepaid hours, provided that this model of providing services has been arranged by the Contracting Parties. The invoices for the services are to be sent to the Client only electronically to the Client’s e-mail address.

11.8 Should the Client be in default of paying the price for the services for the period exceeding 30 days, the Provider is entitled to withdraw from the service agreement.

11.9 The agreement for prepaid hours for the provision of the services is not to transfer the unused hours to the next calendar month, unless agreed otherwise by the Contracting Parties. If the available number of prepaid hours has been used up in the given calendar month, the Provider is obliged always to notify the Client in writing.

11.10 Should the Provider be in default of handover of the Work, the Client is entitled to the payment of a contractual penalty of 0.05% of the price of the Work or its part (including VAT) for each day of default of handover of the Work or its part, with the maximum amount of 10% of the price of the Work or its part. The Client’s entitlement to the contractual penalty does not arise for the period in which it is in default of handover, to the Provider, of documentation necessary for the execution of the Work and for the period in which it is in default of takeover of the Work. 

11.11 The entitlement to damages exceeding the contractual penalty amount is in no way affected by the payment of the contractual penalties stated in this article.

12) General Solution of Defects

12.1 The Provider is to ensure removal of Software Defects or Work Defects reported by e-mail, telephone, chat or in person so as to bring the Software or the Work in conformity with the features described in the Documentation and/or in the Order accepted in writing.

12.2 The Provider is to record, verify and re-confirm the received report to the Client (reporting User) according to the conditions of the Response Period mentioned below.

12.3 Particular Response Periods and Defect Removal Periods are given in the following table:

 

Response Period

Defect Removal Period

Defect

8 hours

32 hours

Critical Defect

2 hours

12 hours

 

12.4 Upon agreement with the Client, the Provider provides integrated technical assistance including comprehensive technical pro-active support consisting in:

(a) the detection of the source and cause of Defects including products supplied by third parties;

(b) consultation, coordination and assistance during removal of these types of Defects.

12.5 The Provider is not liable for the Defects of third parties’ products but is obliged to perform active cooperation aiming at the removal of these Defects and, upon agreement with the Client:

(a) suggests or assesses third parties’ methods leading to the removal of the Defects;

(b) communicates, on the authority of the Client, with third parties;

(c) checks and assesses third parties’ information and services provided in connection with the removal of the Defects;

(d) coordinates cooperation of the parties involved in the removal of the Defects.

12.6 For the integrated technical assistance and activities performed by the Provider when solving the Defects not consisting in an error of the Software or Work, the Provider is entitled to receive remuneration according to the Provider’s Schedule of Hourly Charges available on the Website.

13) Update

13.1 The Provider makes Software Updates available in regular as well as irregular intervals, usually once per calendar month.

13.2 Information about future Updates or information about Updates already issued is available usually on-line via the following distribution channels:

(a) notifications in the Client’s section of the application;

(b) the Provider’s Website;

(c) social media (Twitter, Facebook);

(d) for substantial Innovation or substantial changes of Software: personally to the Clients via advisers, business representatives and/or other authorized persons of the Provider’s, or at media events or public events.

14) SLA – Service Level Agreement

14.1 Unless stipulated otherwise, the standard Service Availability is 99.8%, which means the maximum yearly failures of 17:31:54 hrs.

14.2 Unavailability is not deemed to be a planned interruption of the Service announced to the Client with a 3 days’ notice.

14.3 The Availability is monitored via Microsoft DataCenter Monitor, an independent tool.

14.4 The measuring is performed from independent Datacentres in the geolocations of Amsterdam, Singapore, New York City and San Francisco or from a Datacentre located in the maximum radius of 500 km from the original location.

14.5 The Availability is also monitored via Zabbix, an internal monitoring tool. In case of discrepancies, the latter tool prevails.

15) Reference Clause

15.1 The Contracting Parties have agreed that the Provider may include the Client and its project among the Provider’s reference clients and projects.

15.2 The Provider may do so in printed materials, on the Website or in publicity space paid by the Provider without limitation to a geographical domain.

15.3 The Provider may use the following as the reference clause:

(a) the Client’s logo;

(b) the Client’s business name;

(c) a link to the Client’s website; and

(d) other names, e.g. of persons or products, as mutually agreed.

15.4 In the aforementioned cases, the Provider must fully respect potential graphical and other limitations given by the Client’s logo guide, provided that the guide exists and has been made available to the Provider by the Client.

16) Consumer Information

16.1 The technical steps leading to the conclusion of the Contract are described in the arts. 3.1 to 3.3 of these Terms and Conditions. Within registration, before a binding draft Contract is submitted, errors in the entered information may be found and corrected.

16.2 The Provider’s activities are monitored and supervised by the Czech Republic’s state authorities, to which initiatives may be addressed in accordance with the legislation regulating their powers. The state supervision authorities are, in particular:

(a) Czech Trade Inspection Authority;

(b) trade licensing offices;

(c) Office for Personal Data Protection.

16.3 The contracts are concluded in the Czech language. The concluded Contracts are stored by the Provider solely for internal needs and may not be accessed.

16.4 Where the Client is a consumer, the consumer may file a motion for an out-of-court settlement to the entity designated for the out-of-court settlement of consumer disputes, i.e. to the Czech Trade Inspection Authority (e-mail: adr@coi.cz, web: adr.coi.cz).

16.5 Where the Client is a consumer, the Client may withdraw from the Contract within the period of 14 days after the conclusion of the Contract. By the withdrawal from the concluded Contract, the Contract is cancelled from the beginning and the Contracting Parties are obliged to return to each other everything provided within the cancelled Contract. 

16.6 The Client applies for the commencement of the provision of the Service upon the conclusion of the Contract, i.e. before the withdrawal period expires.

16.7 In the event of the withdrawal from the Contract, the Client is to pay to the Provider a proportional part of the price arranged for the consideration provided up to the withdrawal from the Contract.

17) Concluding Provisions

17.1 The Contract is concluded for an indefinite period.

17.2 The Contracting Parties are entitled to terminate the Contract by a notice of termination delivered to the other Contracting Party, with the agreed termination period of 6 months commencing on the date of the delivery of the termination notice to the other Contracting Party.

17.3 The Contract is governed by the law of the Czech Republic. All disputes that arise from or in connection with the Contract are to be settled primarily in an amicable manner. Should such disputes fail to be settled within 30 working days of the date on which they arose, they are to be decided by courts having subject-matter and territorial jurisdiction.

17.4 Should any provision of the Contract be or become ineffective or invalid for any reason, this is not to result in the invalidity or ineffectiveness of the Contract. The Contracting Parties agree to replace the invalid or ineffective provision in question with such a valid and effective provision whose subject-matter is identical with or as similar as possible to the replaced provision so as to preserve the purport and meaning of the Contract.

17.5 In case of discrepancies between the Contract and the Terms and Conditions, the provisions of the Contract prevail.

17.6 The Provider is entitled to modify these Terms and Conditions at its own discretion; it is obliged to inform the Client of such a modification in advance.