School Board Handraiser Software License Agreement

Order.  This Order (“Order”) is dated the day of purchase (“Order Effective Date”) by and between Kickdrum Technology Group, LLC (“Kickdrum”) with an address of 6504 Marblewood Drive, Austin, Texas 78731 and purchaser (“Licensee”) with an address of stated billing address to license the Software specified herein subject to the Terms and Conditions attached hereto as Attachment A (collectively with this Order the “Agreement”).  By executing this Order the parties agree to the Terms and Conditions.

  • SOFTWARE.  Licensee may Use the following Software pursuant the terms of this Order and the Agreement:
  • Campaign and voter database software-as-a-service offered through www.handraiser.com, my.handraiser.com, admin.handraiser.com and go.handraiser.com.
  • Any newer/updated versions of the software offered during the term 2017 up to and including election day, Tuesday, the 7th of November, 2017.

The Software provided herein shall be hosted by Kickdrum.  Licensee may Use the Software licensed herein solely in connection with their election.   

  • TERM. The term of this Order shall begin on the Order Effective Date and end Wednesday, the 8th of November, 2017 (“Initial Term”).  
  • FEE.  The license for the Software granted pursuant to this Order is a subscription, license subject to the terms and conditions contained in the Agreement.  

Licensee will also pay the following which will be invoiced monthly:

  • Outbound calls (VOIP) – $.015 per minute
  • Text Messages (SMS) – $.0075 per message
  • Email – $.10 per 1,000 emails
  • Reasonable remote training included (maximum 5 hours)
  • Other services priced at $80 per hour – e.g. custom reporting, on-site training, etc.  

 

  • MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT SERVICES.  The subscription fees include fees for Maintenance and Support Services and hosting of the Software. Any additional integration or Licensee-side configuration is not included in the subscription fee.  At the request of Licensee, Kickdrum can facilitate integration and custom development efforts that are above and beyond the scope of the services described in this Section, subject to mutual written agreement.
  • EQUIPMENT.  Licensee may also purchase the equipment identified on a schedule hereto (the “Schedule(s)”) by quantity, description, location, unit price and total price (the “Equipment”).   

 

ATTACHMENT A

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”) supplement the Order and set forth the terms and conditions under which Kickdrum will provide access to certain proprietary technology to Licensee.  The Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions under which Licensee may Use (as defined herein) Kickdrum’s software indicated on the Order (“Software”).  

LICENSE GRANT AND RIGHT OF USE

      1. License Grant.  Subject to all limitations and restrictions contained herein and the Order, Kickdrum grants Licensee a subscription, software as a service (SaaS), nonexclusive and nontransferable right to use the Software as hosted by Kickdrum as described in the Order (“Use”).
      2. Use.  Licensee shall not allow any website, that is not fully owned by Licensee, to frame, syndicate, distribute, replicate, or copy any portion of Licensee’s web site that provides direct or indirect access to the Software.
      3. Additional Restrictions.  In no event shall Licensee disassemble, decompile, or reverse engineer the Software, Equipment, or Confidential Information (as defined herein) or permit others to do so.  Disassembling, decompiling, and reverse engineering include, without limitation: (i) converting the Software from a machine-readable form into a human-readable form; (ii) disassembling or decompiling the Software by using any means or methods to translate machine-dependent or machine-independent object code into the original human-readable source code or any approximation thereof; (iii) examining the machine-readable object code that controls the Software’s operation and creating the original source code or any approximation thereof by, for example, studying the Software’s behavior in response to a variety of inputs; or (iv) performing any other activity related to the Software or Equipment that could be construed to be reverse engineering, disassembling, or decompiling.  To the extent any such activity may be permitted pursuant to written agreement, the results thereof shall be deemed Confidential Information subject to the requirements of this Agreement.  Licensee may use Kickdrum’s Confidential Information solely in connection with the Software and pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.
      4. Content.  The content Licensee uses in connection with the Software (“Content”) shall be subject to Kickdrum’s subjective approval and must comply with all applicable laws and regulations (including all laws respecting intellectual property rights) and, in any event, shall not include the following:  (a) pornographic material, including any material appealing to the prurient interests; (b) racial, ethnic, hate-mongering or otherwise objectionable content; (c) investment, money-making opportunities or advice not permitted under law; (d) gratuitous violence or profanity; (e) material that defames, misrepresents, abuses, or threatens physical harm to others; (f) promotion of illegal substances or activities such as illegal online gambling, how to build a bomb, counterfeiting money, etc.; (g) software pirating or any other unauthorized software use; (h) hacking, phreaking or phishing; (i) obscenity and any spoofing, redirecting, or trafficking from adult-related websites in an effort to gain traffic; (j) infringement or violations of the patents, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, rights of privacy, moral rights, music performance or other music-related rights, or any other right of any third party; or (k) any other illegal activity.  Kickdrum may remove any Content from the Software that Kickdrum finds objectionable in Kickdrum’s sole discretion. 
  • PAYMENT
      1. Fees.  Licensee shall pay Kickdrum the fees indicated on the Order.  Unless otherwise provided in an Order, all fees shall be paid to Kickdrum within fifteen (15) days of the date of invoice.  The initial payment for the Software and Equipment must be made on the Order Effective Date.  Any late payment shall be subject to any costs of collection (including reasonable legal fees) and shall bear interest at the rate of one and one-half percent (1.5%) per month (prorated for partial periods) or at the maximum rate permitted by law, whichever is less.
      2. Taxes.  The license, service fees, and other amounts required to be paid hereunder do not include any amount for taxes or levy (including interest and penalties).  Licensee shall reimburse Kickdrum and hold Kickdrum harmless for all sales, use, VAT, excise, property or other taxes or levies which Kickdrum is required to collect or remit to applicable tax authorities.  This provision does not apply to Kickdrum’s income or franchise taxes, or any taxes for which Licensee is exempt, provided Licensee has furnished Kickdrum with a valid tax exemption certificate. 
  • MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT SERVICES
      1. Maintenance.  Kickdrum shall use commercially reasonable efforts to provide corrections to reported problems that (i) prevent the Software from conforming in material respects to its specifications, and (ii) are replicated and diagnosed by Kickdrum as defects in the Software (“Maintenance and Support Services”).  Kickdrum shall use commercially reasonable efforts to begin working on a resolution to Licensee’s written notice of reported problems within fourteen (14) days, provided corrections shall be prioritized in Kickdrum’s reasonable discretion.  A response is not a guaranty of a solution to the reported problem; however Kickdrum will keep Licensee apprised of the resolution closure.  Additional features and functions are not included as part of the maintenance and support services.
      2. Exclusions.  Kickdrum shall not be obligated to provide Maintenance and Support Services for any software other than the generally available Software delivered to Licensee pursuant to this Agreement (collectively the “Unsupported Code”).  Any Kickdrum support services related to Unsupported Code shall be subject to execution of a mutually agreed upon assignment order issued under a professional services agreement.
      3. Third Parties.  Kickdrum shall have the right to use third parties, including employees of Kickdrum’s affiliates and subsidiaries (“Subcontractors”) in performance of its obligations and services hereunder and, for purposes of this Section, all references to Kickdrum or its employees shall be deemed to include such Subcontractors. 
  • EQUIPMENT
  • Rights to Equipment.  Subject to Licensee’s full payment for the Equipment, Licensee may use the Equipment solely as described in the applicable Schedule and solely in connection with the Software.  In the event Equipment is lost or stolen from Licensee’s facility or otherwise damaged, Licensee shall be fully responsible for all costs of replacement or repair.
      1. Equipment Delivery.  The terms of shipment for the Equipment shall be: FOB shipping point and title, risk of loss, and right of possession of the Equipment will pass from Kickdrum to Licensee at shipping point.
      2. Data and Log Files.  All data and log files produced by the Equipment are the property of Kickdrum.
  • OWNERSHIP
      1. Reservation of Rights.  By signing the Order, Licensee irrevocably acknowledges that, subject to the licenses granted herein, Licensee has no ownership interest in the Software provided to Licensee.  Kickdrum shall own all right, title, and interest in such Software and Kickdrum materials, subject to any limitations associated with intellectual property rights of third parties. Kickdrum reserves all rights not specifically granted herein. 
  • CONFIDENTIALITY
      1. Definition.  “Confidential Information” includes all information marked pursuant to this Section and disclosed by either party, before or after the Effective Date, and generally not publicly known, whether tangible or intangible and in whatever form or medium provided, as well as any information generated by a party that contains, reflects, or is derived from such information.
      2. Confidentiality of Software.  All Confidential Information in tangible form shall be marked as “Confidential” or the like or, if intangible (e.g. orally disclosed), shall be designated as being confidential at the time of disclosure and shall be confirmed as such in writing within thirty (30) days of the initial disclosure. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the following is deemed Kickdrum Confidential Information with or without such marking or written confirmation: (i) the Software and other related materials furnished by Kickdrum; (ii) the oral and visual information relating to the Software; and the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
      3. Exceptions.  Without granting any right or license, the obligations of the parties hereunder shall not apply to any material or information that: (i) is or becomes a part of the public domain through no act or omission by the receiving party; (ii) is independently developed by the other party without use of the disclosing party’s Confidential Information; (iii) is rightfully obtained from a third party without any obligation of confidentiality; or (iv) is already known by the receiving party without any obligation of confidentiality prior to obtaining the Confidential Information from the disclosing party.  In addition, neither party shall be liable for disclosure of Confidential Information if made in response to a valid order of a court or authorized agency of government, provided that notice is promptly given to the disclosing party so that the disclosing party may seek a protective order and engage in other efforts to minimize the required disclosure.  The parties shall cooperate fully in seeking such protective order and in engaging in such other efforts.
      4. Ownership of Confidential Information.  Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to convey any title or ownership rights to the Software or other Confidential Information to Licensee or to any patent, copyright, trademark, or trade secret embodied therein, or to grant any other right, title, or ownership interest to the Kickdrum Confidential Information.  Neither party shall, in whole or in part, sell, lease, license, assign, transfer, or disclose the Confidential Information to any third party and shall not copy, reproduce or distribute the Confidential Information except as expressly permitted in this Agreement.  Each party shall take every reasonable precaution, but no less than those precautions used to protect its own Confidential Information, to prevent the theft, disclosure, and the unauthorized copying, reproduction or distribution of the Confidential Information.
      5. Non-Disclosure. Each party agrees at all times to keep strictly confidential all Confidential Information belonging to the other party.  Each party agrees to restrict access to the other party’s Confidential Information only to those employees or Subcontractors who (i) require access in the course of their assigned duties and responsibilities; and (ii) have agreed in writing to be bound by provisions no less restrictive than those set forth in this Section.
      6. Injunctive Relief.  Each party acknowledges that any unauthorized disclosure or use of the Confidential Information would cause the other party imminent irreparable injury and that such party shall be entitled to, in addition to any other remedies available at law or in equity, temporary, preliminary, and permanent injunctive relief in the event the other party does not fulfill its obligations under this Section.
      7. Suggestions/Improvements to Software.  Notwithstanding this Section, unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing, all suggestions, solutions, improvements, corrections, and other contributions provided by Licensee regarding the Software or other Kickdrum materials provided to Licensee shall be owned by Kickdrum, and Licensee hereby agrees to assign any such rights to Kickdrum.  Nothing in this Agreement shall preclude Kickdrum from using in any manner or for any purpose it deems necessary, the know-how, techniques, or procedures acquired or used by Kickdrum in the performance of services hereunder. 
  • WARRANTY
      1. Authorized Representative.  Licensee and Kickdrum warrant that each has the right to enter into this Agreement and that the Agreement shall be executed by an authorized representative of each entity.
      2. Content Warranty.  Licensee represents and warrants that the Content shall not infringe the copyright, trademark or other rights of a third party.  Licensee shall be fully responsible for all Content uploaded to the Software either by Licensee or end users of the Software.
      3. Disclaimer of Warranties.  Licensee acknowledges and agrees that it is not relying on any statement or warranty not expressly provided herein with respect to the Software, Equipment, or maintenance, or other services provided hereunder.  THE EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.  KICKDRUM SHALL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY DATA, CONTENT OR MATERIALS ACCESSED THROUGH THE SOFTWARE AND KICKDRUM MAKES NO REPRESENTATION THAT ANY DATA, CONTENT OR MATERIALS IS ACCURATE OR COMPLETE.  KICKDRUM MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
      4. No Modifications.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section, any and all warranties under this Agreement are VOID if Licensee has made changes to the Software or has permitted any changes to be made other than by or with the express, written approval of Kickdrum. 
  • LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
      1. Liability Cap.  IN NO EVENT SHALL KICKDRUM BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN EQUITABLE, LEGAL, OR COMMON LAW ACTION ARISING HEREUNDER FOR CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, INDEMNITY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, FOR DAMAGES WHICH, IN THE AGGREGATE, EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF THE FEES PAID BY LICENSEE FOR THE SOFTWARE OR EQUIPMENT WHICH GAVE RISE TO SUCH DAMAGES IN THE SIX (6) MONTHS PRIOR TO THE CLAIM AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY REMEDY.
      2. Disclaimer of Damages.  IN NO EVENT SHALL KICKDRUM BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND AND HOWEVER CAUSED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, OR GOODWILL EVEN IF NOTIFIED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY REMEDY. 

 

  • TERM AND TERMINATION

 

      1. Termination by Kickdrum.  This Agreement and any license created hereunder may be terminated by Kickdrum (i) if Licensee fails to make any payments due hereunder within fifteen (15) days of the due date; (ii) on thirty (30) days written notice to Licensee if Licensee fails to perform any other material obligation required of it hereunder, and such failure is not cured within such thirty (30) day period; or (iii) Licensee files a petition for bankruptcy or insolvency, has an involuntary petition filed against it, commences an action providing for relief under bankruptcy laws, files for the appointment of a receiver, or is adjudicated a bankrupt concern.
      2. Termination by Licensee.  This Agreement may be terminated by Licensee on thirty (30) days written notice to Kickdrum if Kickdrum fails to perform any material obligation required of it hereunder, and such failure is not cured within thirty (30) days from Kickdrum’s receipt of Licensee’s notice or a longer period if Kickdrum is working diligently towards a cure.
      3. Termination.  Upon termination of this Agreement, Licensee shall no longer access the Software and Licensee shall not circumvent any security mechanisms contained therein.
      4. Other Remedies.  Termination of this Agreement shall not limit either party from pursuing other remedies available to it, including injunctive relief, nor shall such termination relieve Licensee’s obligation to pay all fees that have accrued or are otherwise owed by Licensee under this Agreement. 

 

  • MISCELLANEOUS

 

    1. Compliance With Laws.  Licensee agrees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances relating to its performance under this Agreement.  The parties agree that the Agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods or by UCITA, the application of which is expressly excluded.
    2. Assignment.  Licensee may not assign this Agreement or otherwise transfer any license created hereunder whether by operation of law, change of control, or in any other manner, without the prior written consent of Kickdrum.  Any assignment or transfer in violation of this Section shall be null and void.
    3. Survival.  The provisions set forth in Sections 2, 5, 6.2, 7, 8.4, and 9 of this Agreement shall survive termination or expiration of this Agreement and any applicable license hereunder.
    4. Notices.  Any notice required under this Agreement shall be given in writing and shall be deemed effective upon delivery to the party to whom addressed.  All notices shall be sent to the applicable address specified on the face page hereof or to such other address as the parties may designate in writing.  Unless otherwise specified, all notices to Kickdrum shall be sent to the attention of the CEO.  Any notice of material breach shall clearly define the breach including the specific contractual obligation that has been breached.
    5. Force Majeure.  Kickdrum shall not be liable to Licensee for any delay or failure of Kickdrum to perform its obligations hereunder if such delay or failure arises from any cause or causes beyond the reasonable control of Kickdrum.  Such causes shall include, but are not limited to, acts of God, floods, fires, loss of electricity or other utilities, or delays by Licensee in providing required resources or support or performing any other requirements hereunder.
    6. Restricted Rights.  Use of the Software by or for the United States Government is conditioned upon the Government agreeing that the Software is subject to Restricted Rights as provided under the provisions set forth in FAR 52.227-19.  Licensee shall be responsible for assuring that this provision is included in all agreements with the United States Government and that the Software, when delivered to the Government, is correctly marked as required by applicable Government regulations governing such Restricted Rights as of such delivery.
    7. Entire Agreement.  This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties regarding the subject matter hereof and supersedes all proposals and prior discussions and writings between the parties with respect thereto.  Any signed copy of this Agreement made by reliable means (e.g., photocopy or facsimile) shall be considered an original.  In the event Licensee is signing on behalf of a third party, Licensee represents and warrants that it has the authority of such third party’s agent to bind such third party to this Agreement and that all of Licensee’s actions related to this Agreement will be within the scope of such agency relationship. Licensee will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Kickdrum from all losses resulting from Licensee’s alleged breach of the foregoing sentence.
    8. Modifications.  The parties agree that this Agreement cannot be altered, amended or modified, except by a writing signed by an authorized representative of each party.
    9. Nonsolicitation.  During the term of this Agreement and for a period of two (2) years thereafter, Licensee agrees not to hire, solicit, nor attempt to solicit, the services of any employee or Subcontractor of Kickdrum without the prior written consent of Kickdrum.  Licensee further agrees not to hire, solicit, nor attempt to solicit, the services of any former employee or Subcontractor of Kickdrum for a period of one (1) year from such former employee’s or Subcontractor’s last date of service with Kickdrum.  Violation of this provision shall entitle Kickdrum to liquidated damages against Licensee equal to two hundred percent (200%) of the solicited person’s gross annual compensation.
    10. Publicity.  Licensee agrees to cooperate with Kickdrum (i) in preparation of at least one (1) press release, where the aforementioned materials can be used in/on Kickdrum’s Web site, marketing materials, trade shows, public advertisements, and other associated marketing uses (“Kickdrum Marketing Materials”); and (ii) in preparation of a Kickdrum-sponsored testimonial advertisement to be run in newspapers, magazines, and other publications and for use in Kickdrum Marketing Materials.  The parties further agree that Kickdrum may include Licensee’s logo on publicly displayed customer lists (including Kickdrum’s Internet Web site and public advertisements).  There shall be a “Powered by Kickdrum” logo, to be provided by Kickdrum, in the bottom portion of any of Licensee’s Web pages that utilize the Software, which logo shall link directly to the then-current Kickdrum Web site home page.
    11. No Waiver.  No failure or delay in enforcing any right or exercising any remedy will be deemed a waiver of any right or remedy.
    12. Severability and Reformation.  Each provision of this Agreement is a separately enforceable provision.  If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be or becomes unenforceable or illegal, such provision shall be reformed to the minimum extent necessary in order for this Agreement to remain in effect in accordance with its terms as modified by such reformation.
    13. Indemnification.  Licensee will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Kickdrum and its affiliates, officers, members, employees, agents, successors and assigns from all claims, actions, losses, liability, damages, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees and expenses) (collectively “Claims”) arising from the Content.
    14. Choice of Law.  THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED AND INTERPRETED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS WITHOUT REGARD TO THE CONFLICTS OF LAW PROVISIONS OF ANY STATE OR JURISDICTION.  ANY ACTION RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE BROUGHT IN THE STATE OR FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN AUSTIN, TEXAS AND LICENSEE HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF SUCH COURTS.