EULA FOR TraxMatching SAAS
End-User License Agreement for usage of the TraxMatching Software As A Service
This agreement is made between WTS Positioning Solutions AB, whose registered office is at Wallingatan 18, 11124 Stockholm - Sweden, hereinafter called the “Provider” and you as a consumer of provided services, hereinafter called the ”Customer”.
1.1. In order to use the TraxMatching SAAS, the Customer must first agree to this End-User License Agreement. If the Customer does not or cannot agree to this License Agreement, he is not permitted to use the SAAS. The Customer accepts and agrees to the terms of this License Agreement on his own behalf and/or on behalf of his company, organisation, educational institution, or agency, instrumentality, or department of the federal government as its authorised legal representative, by either checking the “I Accept the Agreement” checkbox, or clicking an “I Agree” or similar button, where this option is provided by the Provider.
2. SOFTWARE-AS-A-SERVICE (SAAS)
2.1. This agreement provides Customer with access to the proprietary software named “TraxMatching” (previously “TrackMatching”), and usage of its functions as a service, hereinafter called ”SAAS”.
2.2. The Provider will provide this functionality through the Internet within a hosted server environment, application programming interface (API), mobile software applications, or other Provider approved interface under the terms below (Service).
2.3. The Service is an experimental map-matching service, adapted to use OpenStreetMap data.
2.4. Due to current constant Service improvement process The Provider does not guarantee uptime nor service level. Downtime will be credited as additional subscription time to the Customer’s account on 1:1 basis. The Provider will endeavor to restore Services within 24 hours at any downtime even.
2.5. The Provider is entitled to modify the features and functionalities of the Service anytime without prior notice.
3. USE OF SERVICE
3.1. Generals. As a condition to using the Licensed Software and any services, Customer agrees that:
• he/she will only use the SAAS for the purposes and in the manner expressly permitted by this Agreement and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations;
• he/she will not use the Licensed Software or any services for any unlawful or illegal activity, nor to enter, modify or upload data which would commit or facilitate the commission of a crime, or other tortious, unlawful or illegal act;
• To the best of Customer’s knowledge and belief, Customer’s data do not and will not violate, misappropriate, or infringe any law, Provider’s or third party copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy and publicity, trade secrets, patents, or other proprietary or legal rights; Customer must either own all data or have permission from the content owner to use it in the Licensed Software, or be able to prove they are in the public domain.
Customer will not, through use of the Licensed Software and services, create any Application or other program that would disable, hack or otherwise interfere with the SAAS, or any security, digital signing, digital rights management, verification or authentication mechanisms implemented in the Licensed Software, this SAAS, any services or other Provider’s software or technology, or enable others to do so;
• Customer will not, directly or indirectly, commit any act intended to interfere with the Licensed Software or related services, the intent of this Agreement, or Provider’s business practices including, but not limited to, taking actions that may hinder the performance or intended use of the Licensed Software;
3.2. Customer Owned Data. All data uploaded by Customer and collected by the Licensed Software remains the sole property of Customer (Customer Data). Customer grants Provider the right to use, store and modify the Customer Data solely for purposes of Provider performing the Services under this agreement. Customer hereby warrants to Provider that it either owns or is a licensee, of the Customer Data and has the full requisite power and authority to grant Provider such usage rights in the Customer Data and that there are no additional consents or approvals required for granting such usage rights. During the term of this agreement, Customer may download the Customer Data from within the Service or schedule the Customer Data to be automatically downloaded, which in each case will only be provided in the available formats.
3.3.Provider Access and Usage. The Customer may authorize its employees, service providers, and other third parties to access the Services with user credentials, which access must be for the sole benefit of The Customer and in compliance with this agreement. The Customer is responsible for such representative compliance with this agreement.
3.4. Customer Responsibilities. Customer
• must keep its passwords secure and confidential;
• is solely responsible for Customer Data and all activity in its account in the Service;
• must use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access to its account, and notify Provider promptly of any such unauthorized access; and may use the Service only in accordance with applicable law.
3.5. Customer Obligations. Customer certifies to Provider and agrees that:
• he/she is of the legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which Customer reside (at least 18 years of age in many countries) and have the right and authority to enter into this Agreement on his/her own behalf, or if he/she is entering into this Agreement on behalf of his/her company, organization, educational institution, or agency, instrumentality, or department of the federal government, that he/she have the right and authority to legally bind such entity or organization to the terms and obligations of this Agreement;
• All information provided by Customer to Provider or his/her end-users in connection with this Agreement will be current, true, accurate, supportable and complete and, with regard to the information provided, he/she will promptly notify Provider of any changes to such information. Further, Customer agree that Provider may share such information (including email address and mailing address) with third parties who have a need to know for purposes related to the SAAS (e.g., intellectual property questions, customer service inquiries, etc.);
Customer will comply with the terms of and fulfill his/her obligations under this Agreement and he/she agrees to monitor and be responsible for Customer’s Authorized Users’ use of the Licensed Software and services, and their compliance with the terms of this Agreement;
• Customer will not act in any manner which conflicts or interferes with any existing commitment or obligation Customer may have, and no agreement previously entered into by Customer will interfere with Customer’ performance of his/her obligations under this Agreement.
The Licensed Software, and Customer’s user data entered in it, may not be used for the purpose of harassing, abusing, spamming, stalking, threatening or otherwise violating the legal rights (such as the rights of privacy and publicity) of others. • Customer will be solely responsible for all costs, expenses, losses and liabilities incurred, and activities undertaken by him/her and his/her Authorized Users in connection with the Licensed Software and services, including, but not limited to, any data encoding, download, or any other services used by Customer;
3.6. Trial Use. If Customer has registered for a trial use of the Service, when available, Customer may access the Service for the time period specified by Provider. All Customer Data during the trial will be kept in accordance with the conditions of the Provider valid at the date of expiration of the trial period.
4. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER
4.1. Customer expressly acknowledges and agrees that use of the SAAS and any services is at his/her sole risk and that the entire risk as to satisfactory quality, performance, accuracy and effort is with him/her. The SAAS and any services are provided "as is" and "as available", with all faults and without warranty of any kind, and The Provider hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with respect to the licensed software, and services, either express, implied or statutory, including without limitation the implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, timeliness, and non-infringement of third party rights. Provider does not warrant that the SAAS will meet customer’s requirements, that the operation of the SAAS will be uninterrupted, timely, or error-free, that defects or errors in the SAAS will be corrected, or that any information stored or transmitted through the SAAS will not be lost, corrupted or damaged. While provider takes reasonable physical, technical and administrative measures to secure the service, the provider does not guarantee that the SAAS and the access to the website cannot be compromised. No oral or written information or advice given by provider or a provider’s authorized representative will create a warranty not expressly stated in this agreement. No licensor, dealer, distributor, reseller, agent or employee is authorized to make any modifications, extensions, or additions to this warranty.
4.2.Certain supported third-party web services or technology that the Service integrates with may be made available within the Service, if Customer has an account and agreement with the applicable third-party. The provider has no liability regarding those web services or technology, and Customer’s agreement with that third-party solely governs Customer’s access and usage of that web service or technology.
DISCLAIMER. THE WARRANTIES SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION 4 ARE THE ONLY WARRANTIES MADE BY THE PROVIDER. THE PROVIDER MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES, ANY RELATED SERVICE OR SOFTWARE. THE PROVIDER HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION GIVEN BY THE PROVIDER, ITS EMPLOYEES, LICENSORS, OR THE LIKE WILL CREATE A WARRANTY.
5.1. Customer shall pay a monthly subscription fee according to the conditions of the chosen Service Plan on a monthly basis in advance.
5.2. Payments shall be made to the Provider’s by the credit card.
5.3. Customer may pay for the Services online if credit card payment available and Provider may charge its credit card for all purchases and for any additional amounts owed to Provider. Customer must provide a valid credit card that hereby explicitly authorized and empower Provider to use the credit card for such purpose. If a Customer credit card changes or expires, or is revoked, disputed or not valid for any other reason, Provider may suspend, terminate, or both (without liability) Customer’s use of the Services upon 5 days notice sent to Customer via email (using its email address in the Service).
5.4. All Subscription fees stated in Service Plans are free from VAT or any other applicable taxes.
5.5. In the event when the payment of a subscription fee is not at the Provider’s account before 11:59 PM CEST on the renewal date of each month the Provider enjoys the right to suspend Services to the Client.
5.6. Subscription fees and other fees charged by the Provider are not refundable. Termination of this agreement does not serves as ground for any reimbursement of subscription fees paid in advance. Notwithstanding the termination notice the Service will be terminated at the date of end of the subscription period.
6.1. Definition of Confidential Information. Confidential Information means all non-public information disclosed by a party (Discloser) to the other party (Recipient), whether orally or in writing, that is designated as confidential or that reasonably should be understood to be confidential given the nature of the information and the circumstances of disclosure (Confidential Information). Provider’s Confidential Information includes without limitation the Service and Licensed Software (including without limitation the Service user interface design and layout).
6.2. Protection of Confidential Information. The Recipient must use the same degree of care that it uses to protect the confidentiality of its own confidential information (but in no event less than reasonable care) not to disclose or use any Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party for any purpose outside the scope of this agreement. The Recipient must make commercially reasonable efforts to limit access to Confidential Information of Discloser to those of its employees and Providers who need such access for purposes consistent with this agreement and who have signed confidentiality agreements with Recipient no less restrictive than the confidentiality terms of this agreement.
6.3. Exclusions. Confidential Information excludes information that:
• is or becomes generally known to the public without breach of any obligation owed to Discloser
• was known to the Recipient prior to its disclosure by the Discloser without breach of any obligation owed to the Discloser
• is received from a third party without breach of any obligation owed to Discloser • or was independently developed by the Recipient without use or access to the Confidential Information as can be demonstrated.
The Recipient may disclose Confidential Information to the extent required by law or court order, but will provide Discloser with advance notice to seek a protective order. Either party may include the name and logo of the other party in lists of customers or vendors in accordance with the other party's standard guidelines.
7. THE PROPERTY OF PROVIDER.
7.1. Reservation of Rights. The software, workflow processes, user interface, designs, know-how, Licensed Software and other technologies provided by Provider as part of the Service are the proprietary property of Provider and its licensors, and all right, title and interest in and to such items, including all associated intellectual property rights, remain only with Provider. Customer may not remove or modify any proprietary marking or restrictive legends in the Service or Licensed Software. Provider reserves all rights unless expressly granted in this agreement. The provider may use during and after the Term all aggregate non-identifiable data in the Service for purposes of enhancing the Service, technical support, and other business purposes. Customer agrees to cooperate with Provider to maintain Provider’s ownership of the Licensed Software, and, to the extent that Customer becomes aware of any claims relating to the Licensed Software, he/she agrees to use reasonable efforts to promptly provide notice of any such claims to Provider.
7.2. Restrictions. Customer may not, or enable others to:
• sell, resell, redistribute, sublicense, rent or lease the Service, in whole or in part, unless otherwise provided under an order or another agreement with Provider;
• use the Service to store or transmit infringing, unsolicited marketing emails, libelous, or otherwise objectionable, unlawful or tortious material, or to store or transmit material in violation of third-party rights;
• interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Service;
• attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service or their related systems or networks;
• decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer the Service or the Licensed Software;
• attempt to derive the source code of, modify, decrypt, or create derivative works of the Licensed Software or any services provided by the Licensed Software or otherwise provided hereunder;
• or access the Service or use the Licensed Software to build a competitive service or product, or copy any feature, function or graphic for competitive purposes.
7.3. If Customer breaches any of the foregoing restrictions, he/she may be subject to prosecution and damages. All licenses not expressly granted in this SAAS Agreement are reserved and no other licenses, immunity or rights, express or implied are granted by Provider, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise. This Agreement does not grant Customer any rights to use any trademarks, logos or service marks belonging to Provider.
7.4. If Customer wants to make reference to any Provider’s products or technology or use Provider’s trademarks, this must be previously agreed by writing with Provider.
7.5. Licensed Software. Subject to the terms and conditions of this SAAS Agreement, Provider hereby grants Customer during the Term, a limited, non-exclusive, personal, revocable, non-sub licensable and non-transferable license for the Licensed Software. The Customer can download, distribute (as may be required to enable Customer representatives to use the Licensed Software) and operate such software on an unlimited number of computers and networked appliances within Customer’s network environment, for use solely with the Service unless otherwise provided under an order or another agreement with Provider. The provider may change the terms of this SAAS Agreement at any time. In order to continue using the Licensed Software or any services, Customer must accept and agree to the new terms of the Agreement. If Customer does not agree to new terms, the use of the SAAS and any services will be suspended or terminated by Provider. Acceptance of such new terms of the Agreement may be signified electronically, including without limitation, by checking an “I Accept the Agreement” checkbox, or clicking an “I Agree” or similar button, where this option is provided by the Provider. Provider and its licensors reserve the right to improve, change, suspend, remove, or disable access to any Services of the Licensed Software at any time without notice. Customer must accept and agree that despite the effort to keep available as much SAAS services as possible, there is no guarantee that some services wouldn’t be modified or suppressed. In no event will Provider or its licensors be liable for improving, changing, suspending, removing, or disabling the access to any such Services. The provider or its licensors may also impose limits on the use of or access to certain Services, in any case and without notice or liability.
7.6. API. Provider provides access to its application-programming interface (API), when available, as part of the Service. Subject to the other terms of this Agreement, Provider grants Customer a non-exclusive, personal, revocable, non-sub licensable and non-transferable license to interact with the API only for purposes of interacting with the Service as allowed by the API.
• Customer may not use the API in a manner, as reasonably determined by Provider, that exceeds reasonable request volume or constitutes excessive or abusive usage. If any of these occur, Provider can suspend or terminate Customer’s access to the API on a temporary or permanent basis.
• The provider may change or remove existing endpoints or fields in API results upon at least 30 days notice to Customer, but Provider will use commercially reasonable efforts to support the previous version of the API for up to 1 month. The provider may add new endpoints or fields in API results without prior notice to Customer.
• The provider will maintain and provide access to an API, unless it terminates the API for all customers with notice, as it is not technically feasible or economically viable to continue granting access to the API.
• The API is provided on an AS IS and WHEN AVAILABLE basis. The provider has no liability to Customer as a result of any change, temporary unavailability, suspension, or termination of access to the API.
8. Service Performance Guarantees
8.1. The Provider does not guarantees 100 % availability of the Services. All credit requests should be sent via email to the following address: email@example.com.
8.2. Upon receipt of the Customer’s e-mail the Provider shall check the Service performance. If the Service is down the Provider shall endeavor to re-establish functionality within a reasonable term.
8.3. The duration of a Service Outage will be determined by the time between receipt of the email as per clause 8.1 and Service re-establishment, provided that downtime is confirmed by the Provider. The Provider will credit the Customer account for the Service time set forth herein.
8.4 All claims are subject to review and verification by the Provider.
8.5. The Provider reserves the right to change or modify the foregoing rules at any time.
9. Limitation of Liability
Excluding the liability under the section entitled “NO INFRINGEMENT” below, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE PROVIDER OR ANYONE ELSE INVOLVED IN ADMINISTERING, DISTRIBUTING OR PROVIDING THE SERVICES, BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF REVENUE OR LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, THEFT , DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO THE PROVIDER’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES, EVEN IF SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN THE EVENT OF ANY BREACH BY THE PROVIDER OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE PROVIDER’S LIABILITY TO CUSTOMER WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID TO THE PROVIDER BY THE CUSTOMER DURING THE PREVIOUS THREE MONTHS.
NO INFRINGEMENT: The Provider warrants the Licensed Material will not infringe any patent, trademarks, copyright or any proprietary rights of a third party or constitute a misuse or misappropriation of a trade secret. Customer shall notify the Provider promptly in writing of any known action brought against Customer based on an allegation that Customer's use of any materials infringes any patent, trademark, copyright, or infringes any right of a third party, or constitutes misuse or misappropriation of a trade secret ("Infringement"). The provider will defend, indemnify and hold Customer harmless from any such action at the Provider’s sole expense, provided that the Provider shall have the sole control of the defence of any such action, all negotiations and/or its settlement, and Customer reasonably cooperates with the Provider in such defence. In the event that a final injunction is obtained against Customer’s use of the Services by reason of an Infringement or Customer is otherwise prohibited from using same, the Provider shall to the extent possible and at its expense, within sixty (60) days, either (a) procure for Customer the right to continue to use the Services that are infringing, or (b) replace or modify the Services to make its use non-infringing while being capable of performing the same function. If neither option is available to the Provider, then Customer, at Customer's option, may terminate this Agreement without penalty or further payment other than payment of fees for use of the Services prior to said termination.
9.1. To the extent not prohibited by applicable law, in no event will provider be liable for personal injury, or any incidental, special, indirect, consequential or punitive damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, loss of data, business interruption or any other commercial damages or losses, arising out of or related to this agreement, customer’s use or inability to use the licensed software, however caused, whether under a theory of contract, warranty, tort (including negligence), products liability, or otherwise.
9.2. Except for provider’s indemnity obligations or breach of confidentiality, Provider’S liability for all damages arising out of or related to this Agreement does not exceed the actual amount paid by the Customer within the preceding 3 months under this agreement.
10. TERM AND TERMINATION
10.1. Term. This agreement continues until all orders terminate.
10.2. Automatic Renewal. All subscriptions automatically renew from month to month until terminated by either party upon at least 30 days electronic to the other party. The Provider will provide written or electronic notice of all renewals, and send an invoice, at least 5 calendar days in advance of the renewal date.
10.3. Termination for Material Breach. If either party is in material breach of this agreement, the other party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect, if the breach has not been cured within 30 days.
10.4. Return of Customer Data.
• During the term of each subscription, the Customer may download the Customer Data in available formats. 30 days after the termination of a subscription, the Customer will no longer have access to the Service, its account or the API.
• 30 Days after termination of an order, Provider has no obligation to maintain the Customer Data and may destroy it.
10.5. Suspension of Service for Violations of Law. Provider may temporarily suspend the Service or remove the applicable Customer Data, or both, if it in good faith believes that, as part of using the Service, (a) Customer has violated a law or any provision of this Agreement, including (b) failure to pay the amount due to Provider in a timely manner, or (c) Customer Data contain content or attachments of any kind (text, graphics, images, photographs, sounds, etc.) that in Provider’s reasonable judgment may be found objectionable or inappropriate, for example, materials that may be considered obscene, pornographic, or defamatory. Provider will attempt to provide adequate notice.
11. INDEMNITY BY PROVIDER FOR INFRINGEMENT.
11.1. Defence of Third Party Claims. Provider will defend or settle any third-party claims against Customer alleging that the Service (not related to Customer Data) used in accordance with this agreement violates a copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual property right, if Customer:
• Promptly notifies Provider of the claim in writing;
• Cooperates with Provider in the defense; and
• Allows Provider to solely control the defence or settlement of the claim.
Remedies. If such a claim appears likely, then Provider may modify the Service, procure the necessary rights, or replace it with the functional equivalent. If Provider determines that none of these are reasonably available, then Provider will terminate the Service and provide a refund of any prepaid and unused amounts.
11.2. Exclusions. Provider has no obligation for any claim arising from:
• Provider’s compliance with Customer’s designs, specification, instructions, or technical information;
• Modifications made other than by Provider;
• A combination of the Service with other technology where the infringement would not occur but for the combination; or
• Technology not provided by Provider.
• This section contains Customer’s exclusive remedies and Provider’s sole liability for intellectual property infringement claims.
12. General Terms
12.1 This Agreement, including any amendments and attachments hereto that are incorporated herein, constitute the entire agreement between the parties and shall be binding on the parties when accepted by Customer.
12.2 The Provider reserves the right to introduce modification into this agreement anytime at its’ sole discretion without prior notification of the Customer. In case of introduction of any modifications into this agreement the Provider will notify the Customer on this by restricting entrance to the website without accepting the new agreement.
12.3. No provision of any purchase order or other document issued by Customer, which purports to alter, vary, modify or add to the provisions of this Agreement, shall be binding upon the Provider or effective for any purpose, unless accepted by the Provider in writing.
12.4. It is further expressly understood and agreed that, there being no expectations to the contrary between the parties, no usage of trade or other regular practice or method of dealing either within the computer software industry, the Provider’s industry or between the parties shall be used to modify, interpret, supplement, or alter in any manner the express terms of this Agreement or any part there of.
12.5. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed as creating a joint venture, partnership, or employment relationship between the parties, nor shall either Party have the right, power, or authority to create any obligation or duty, express or implied, on behalf of the other.
12.6. The Licensed Materials shall not be exported or re-exported in violation of any export provisions of the Swedish or any other applicable jurisdiction.
12.7. This Agreement may not be assigned, sublicensee or transferred, in whole or in part, by Customer without the prior written consent of the Provider. Any attempted assignment, subletting or transfer shall be void.
12.8. If any provision or provisions of this Agreement shall be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality, and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.
12.9. No delay or failure of the Provider or the Customer in exercising any right herein and no partial or single exercise thereof shall be deemed of itself to constitute a waiver of such right or any other rights herein. Any waiver by the Provider or Customer of any breach of any provision of this Agreement shall not operate or be construed as a waiver of any subsequent or other breach.
12.10. In the event that either Party is unable to perform any of its obligations under this Agreement or to enjoy any of its benefits because of natural disaster, terrorism, fire, explosion, power blackout, earthquake, flood, the elements, strike, embargo, labor disputes, acts of civil or military authority, war, acts of god, acts or omissions of carriers or suppliers, acts of regulatory or governmental agencies, actions or decrees of governmental bodies or communication line failure not the fault of the affected Party or other causes beyond such Party’s reasonable control (a “Force Majeure Event”) the Party who has been so affected shall immediately give notice to the other Party and shall do everything possible to resume performance. Upon receipt of such notice, all obligations under this Agreement shall be immediately suspended. If the period of nonperformance exceeds seven (7) days from the receipt of notice of the Force Majeure Event, the Party whose ability to perform has not been so affected may by giving written notice immediately terminate this Agreement as provided in Section 9 of this agreement.
13.1. Money Damages Insufficient. Any breach by a party of this agreement or violation of the other party’s intellectual property rights could cause irreparable injury or harm to the other party. The other party may seek a court order to stop any breach or avoid any future breach.
13.2 Entire Agreement and Changes. This agreement and each order constitute the entire agreement between the parties, and supersede all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, agreements and representations, whether oral or written, related to this subject matter. No modification of this agreement is effective unless both parties sign it, and no waiver is effective unless the party waiving the right signs a waiver in writing.
13.3.Electronic Notice. For purposes of service messages and notices about the Services, Provider may place a notice across its pages to alert Customer of important notices. Alternatively, notice may consist of an email to an email address associated with Customer’s account. Customer understands that Provider has no liability associated with Customer's failure to maintain accurate contact or other information.
13.4. No Assignment. Neither party may assign or transfer this agreement or an order to a third party, except that this agreement with all orders may be assigned as part of a merger, or sale of all or substantially all of the business or assets, of a party.
13.5. Independent Contractors. The parties are independent contractors with respect to each other.
13.6. Enforceability and Force Majeure. If any term of this agreement is invalid or unenforceable, the other terms remain in effect. Neither party is liable for force majeure events.
13.7. Order of Precedence. If there is an inconsistency between this agreement and an order, the order prevails.
13.8. Survival of Terms. Any terms that by their nature survive termination or expiration of this agreement will survive.
13.9. Press Releases and Other Publicity. Customer may not issue any press releases or make any other public statements regarding this Agreement, its terms and conditions, or the relationship of the parties, without Provider’s express prior written approval, which may be withheld at Provider’s discretion.
14. GOVERNING LAW.
14.1 This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the laws of Sweden applicable to contracts made in and wholly to be performed in Sweden without regard to conflicts of law.
14.2. Any dispute arising out of or related to this agreement may only be brought before the courts competent for the place where the Provider has his registered office.