Legal Agreement: Terms of Service
QBCoWorks Service Agreement Terms & Conditions
The services QBCoWorks provides to you are subject to the following Terms and Conditions (T&C). QBCoWorks reserves the right to update the T&C at any time without notice to you. QBCoWorks membership application does not create a tenancy but a prepaid usage license to use the provided spaces and amenities on a monthly or casual basis.
Description of Services
QBCoWorks may provide you with access to office space, workstations, internet access, office equipment, and/or conference space.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use.
You will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage or disable, any QBCoWorks server(s), or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Services.
You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, or accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any QBCoWorks server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services, nor will you post or download files that you know or should know are illegal or that you have no rights to.
You hereby represent and warrant that you have all requisite legal power and authority to enter into and abide by the terms and conditions of this T&C and no further authorization or approval is necessary. You further represent and warrant that your participation or use of the Services will not conflict with or result in any breach of any license, contract, agreement or other instrument or obligation to which you are a party.
Use of services
You agree that when participating in or using the Services, you will not:
- Use the Services in connection with contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming, or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise);
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
- Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information on or through QBCoWorks servers.
- Upload, or otherwise make available, file that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, copyright, trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.
- Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party; Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, candlebots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another computer or property of another coworker.
- Download any file that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and or/distributed in such manner.
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Services.
- Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Service (including the Building Rules).
- Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without the authorization or consent of the disclosing party.
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations; or
- Create any false identity or identities for the purpose of misleading others.
Renewals and Terminations
This Agreement is automatically renewed at the end of each period with consent of each party.
The T&C must be adhered to at all times. Failure to follow T&C may result in non-renewal or early termination of the usage license. QBCoWorks reserves the right to terminate any Service at any time, immediately and without notice, if you fail to comply with the T&C. This includes non-payment or violation of the space rules. Any amounts paid for unused periods that remain will be forfeited.
Members may terminate this Agreement by giving a written notice of termination as established in this Agreement. Termination shall be in effect as of the end of that calendar month. Should Member not provide timely notice of termination to QBCoWorks then the Membership Period shall continue to the end of the following calendar month and the service fees for that calendar month shall be payable.
Invoicing and Payment
The member is automatically invoiced monthly in advance based on their membership option. Payment is required at the beginning of the month for that period, at the date specified in the invoice. Payment for day pass is to be paid on the day of use unless other arrangement has been made with QBCoWorks.
You acknowledge and agree that during your participation in and use of the Services you may be exposed to Confidential Information. "Confidential Information" shall mean all information, in whole or in part, that is disclosed by QBCoWorks or any participant in uses of the Services or any employee affiliate, or agent thereof, that is non-public, confidential or proprietary in nature. Confidential information also includes, without limitation to, information about business or businesses, sales, operations, know-how, trade secrets, business affairs, any knowledge gained through examination or observation of or access to the facilities, computer systems and/or books and/or records of QBCoWorks ,any analyses, compilations, studies or other documents prepared by QBCoWorks or otherwise derived in any manner from the Confidential Information that you are obliged to keep confidential or know or have reason to know should be treated as confidential.
Your participation in and/or use of the Services obligates you to
- Maintain all Confidential Information in strict confidence;
- Not disclose Confidential Information to any third parties;
- Not use the Confidential information of any participant or user of the services.
All confidential information remains the sole and exclusive property of QBCoWorks or the respective disclosing party. You acknowledge and agree that nothing in this T&C or your participation or use of the Services will be construed as granting any rights to you, by license or otherwise, to any Confidential Information or any patent, copyright or other intellectual property proprietary rights of QBCoWorks or any participant or user of the Services.
Participation in or Use of Services
You acknowledge that you are participating in or using the Services at your own will. You acknowledge that QBCoWorks does not have any liability with respect to your access, participation in, use of the Services, or any loss of information resulting from such participation or use.
Disclaimer of Warranties
To the maximum extent permitted by the applicable law, QBCoWorks provides the Services “as is” and with all faults, and hereby disclaims with respect to the services all warranties and conditions, whether express, implied or statutory, including but not limited to: merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, lack of viruses, accuracy or completeness of responses, results, workmanlike effort and negligence. There is no warranty, duty or condition of title, quiet enjoyment, quiet possession, correspondence to description or non-infringement. The entire risk as to the quality or arising out of participation in or the use of the services, remains with you.
Exclusion of Incidental, Consequential and Certain Other Damages
To the maximum extent permitted by the applicable law, in no event shall QBCoWorks or its subsidiaries (whether or not wholly-owned), affiliates, divisions, and their past, present and future officers, agents, shareholders, members, representatives, employees, successors and assigns, jointly and individually be liable for any direct, special, incidental, indirect, punitive, consequential or other damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to damages for: loss of profits, loss of confidential or other information, business interruption, personal injury, loss of privacy, failure to meet any duty (including of good faith or of reasonable care, negligence, and any other pecuniary or other loss whatsoever) arising out of or in any way related to the participation in or inability to participate in, or use of, the services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or otherwise under or in connection with any provision of this agreement, even in the event of the fault, tort (including negligence), strict liability, breach of contract or breach of warranty of QBCoWorks, and even if QBCoWorks has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Limitation of Liability and Remedies
Notwithstanding any damages that you might incur for any reason whatsoever (including, without limitation, all damages referenced above and all direct or general damages), the entire liability of QBCoWorks or its subsidiaries (whether or not wholly-owned), affiliates, divisions, and their past, present and future officers, agents, shareholders, members, representatives, employees, successors and assigns under any provision of this T&C and your exclusive remedy for all of the foregoing shall be limited to actual damages incurred by you. The foregoing limitations, exclusions and disclaimers, including the previous sections) shall apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, even if any remedy fails its essential purpose.
You release, and hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless QBCoWorks and QBCoWorks subsidiaries (whether or not wholly-owned), affiliates, divisions, and their past, present and future officers, agents, shareholders, members, representatives, employees, successors and assigns, jointly and individually, from and against all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, costs, expenses, judgments, fines and penalties based upon or arising out of your negligent actions, errors and omissions, willful misconduct and fraud in connection with the participation in or use of the Services. You further agree that in the event that you bring a claim or lawsuit in violation of this agreement, you shall be liable for any attorney fees and costs incurred by QBCoWorks or its respective officers and agents in connection with the defense of such claim or lawsuit.
In the event that any provision or portion of this T&C is determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, in whole or in part, the remaining provisions of this T&C shall be unaffected thereby and shall remain in full force and effect to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.
QBCoWorks carries Liability and Business Personal Property insurance. As a user, you are not required, but it is strongly suggested that you carry a Renters Insurance policy to cover your own equipment while using our space. That policy may cover your current residence/office, as well as the premises of QBCoWorks.
Governance of this Agreement
This Agreement is governed by the laws of the state of Kansas, United States of America. Any dispute must be filed in an appropriate state court in Kansas, United States of America. The prevailing party shall recover from the other its cost of suit, including reasonable attorney’s fees. This agreement may not be amended except in writing.