Terms of Service
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Strike Derivatives Inc. (“Strike”) is pleased to provide you access to the website and associated domains of https://www.strikeprotocols.com, including all content and data therein and all future versions and modifications there to (collectively, the “Site”). Your use of the Site is subject to and governed by the terms and conditions in this Terms of Service (“TOS”). Strike may, at its discretion, update this TOS at any time. You can access and review the most current version of this TOS at the URL for this page or by clicking on the “Terms of Service” link within the Site, or as otherwise made available by Strike.
PLEASE REVIEW THIS TOS CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS TOS, INCLUDING ANY UPDATES OR REVISIONS POSTED HERE OR OTHERWISE COMMUNICATED TO YOU. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS TOS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SITE.
THIS TOS REQUIRES FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION TO RESOLVE ANY DISPUTE OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THIS TOS, OR YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING THE VALIDITY, APPLICABILITY OR INTERPRETATION OF THIS TOS, AND YOU AGREE THAT ANY RELATED CLAIM WILL BE RESOLVED ONLY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS AND NOT IN A CLASS, CONSOLIDATED OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION, ARBITRATION OR OTHER SIMILAR PROCESS. PLEASE REVIEW SECTION 13 CAREFULLY TO UNDERSTAND YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE RESOLUTION OF ANY CLAIM.
You represent and warrant that you: (a) are of legal age to form a binding contract; (b) have the right, authority, and capacity to agree to and abide by this TOS; and (c) are not a person barred from using the Site under the laws of any applicable jurisdiction. THE SITE IS NOT INTENDED FOR USERS UNDER THE AGE OF 13, AND SUCH USERS ARE EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED FROM SUBMITTING ANY PERSONAL DATA OR USING ANY ASPECT OF THE SITE, AND BY TAKING SUCH ACTIONS YOU AGREE, REPRESENT, AND WARRANT THAT YOU ARE 13 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
(A) Grant. Subject to and conditioned on your compliance with this TOS, Strike hereby grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable license solely to use the Site for your internal, non-commercial purposes. Your access to and use of the Site must further comply in all material respects with any usage guidelines posted by Strike.
(B) Trademarks. You may not use the Strike names, brands, trademarks, service marks or logos that Strike makes available on the Site (collectively, “Marks”). Strike claims trademark protection over all such Marks and you will not use the Marks except as expressly authorized herein. You will not remove or alter the Marks or any proprietary notices on the Site. The Marks may not be included in or as part of any registered corporate name, any other logo, or service or product name. You may not create any derivative works of the Marks or use the Marks in a manner that creates or reasonably implies an inaccurate sense of endorsement, sponsorship, or association with Strike. You will not otherwise use business names and/or logos in a manner that can mislead, confuse, or deceive any third party. All use of the Marks and all goodwill arising out of such use, will inure to Strike’s benefit.
4. PROPIETARY RIGHTS
(A) The Site provided to you hereunder is licensed, not sold, and Strike retains and reserves all rights not expressly granted in this TOS. You acknowledge and agree that, as between you and Strike, Strike and its licensors own all rights, title and interest (including all intellectual property rights) in the Site and all other materials within the Site, including all content and data on the Site. The Site is protected by U.S. and international copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties. Strike reserves all rights not expressly granted to you in this TOS.
(B) You grant Strike and its service providers a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, fully-paid-up, non-exclusive, sublicensable, transferable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute, make and have made all content, in any form and any medium, whether now known or later developed), that you provide in connection with the Site. You acknowledge and agree that the technical processing and transmission of data associated with the Site, may require: (i) transmissions over various networks and across borders; and (ii) modifications to conform, connect, and adapt to technical requirements of networks or devices.
(C) To the extent Strike permits you to create an account in connection with the Site, you may not share your account or password with anyone. You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Strike immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password or any other similar breach of security. If your account remains inactive for three months or longer, Strike reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account, with or without notice to you, and delete your content all without liability.
5. USER CONDUCT AND RESTRICTIONS
(A) In your use of the Site, you will not:
(l) use, reproduce, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, sublicense, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute, sell, lease, rent, make, have made, assign, pledge, transfer or otherwise grant rights to the Site, except as expressly permitted under this TOS;
(ll) reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, translate, or otherwise attempt to derive trade secrets, know how, or the source code, architectural framework, or data records, within or associated with the Site;
(lll) interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Site, including by disrupting the ability of any other person to use or enjoy the Site;
(lV) provide use of the Site on a service bureau, rental or managed services basis, provide or permit other individuals or entities to create Internet “links” to the Site or “frame” or “mirror” the Site on any other server, or wireless or Internet-based device;
(V) access the Site for the purpose of developing, marketing, selling or distributing any product or service that competes with or includes features substantially similar to the Site;
(V) violate any applicable local, state, provincial, federal or international law or regulation, or use the Site for any illegal, unauthorized or otherwise improper purposes, including to store or transmit malicious code, or to store or transmit material in violation of third-party privacy rights;
(VII) remove or obscure any proprietary notice that appears within the Site;
(Vlll) impersonate any person or entity, including Strike personnel, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with Strike, or any other entity or person;
(lX) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Site;
(X) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately heavy load on the Site or its infrastructure;
(Xl) use spiders, crawlers, robots, scrapers, automated tools or any other similar means to access the Site; or download, reproduce, or archive any portion of the Site; or
(XII) attempt to circumvent access controls within the Site, including attempts to access password protected areas of the Site without proper authorization.
(B) You will not: upload, post, email, store, transmit, or otherwise make available any content that:
(l) is illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or otherwise objectionable;
(ll) may not be made available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as confidential or proprietary information learned as part of an employment relationship or under a non-disclosure agreement);
(lll) infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary right of any party; (iv) consists of unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, commercial electronic messages, or any other form of solicitation;
(lV) contains software viruses or any other code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any software or hardware;
(V) contains infringing, libelous, or otherwise unlawful or tortious material; or
(Vl) consists of information that you know or have reason to know is false or inaccurate.
(C) Strike’s failure to enforce any of these restrictions or guidelines shall not act as a waiver for any future enforcement, will not be considered a breach of this TOS by Strike, and does not create a private right of action for any other party.
If you elect to provide or make available to Strike any suggestions, comments, ideas, improvements or other feedback relating to the Site (“Feedback”), Strike shall own and be free to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute, make, have made, assign, pledge, transfer or otherwise grant rights in your Feedback in any form and any medium (whether now known or later developed), without credit or compensation to you.
7. DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS AND OTHER PARTIES
You shall indemnify and hold Strike and its affiliates, and each of their officers, directors, employees, agents, partners and licensors (collectively, “Strike Parties”) harmless from and against all losses, damages, costs, liabilities, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, related to any third party claim, demand, or action due to the extent resulting from or arising out of (a) content you provide to Strike; (b) your violation of this TOS, any law or regulation, or any rights (including intellectual property rights) of another party; or (c) your use of the Site, except as expressly permitted in this TOS.
9. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
(A) YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITH ALL FAULTS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, STRIKE PARTIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED OR ARISING FROM STATUTE, COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OF TRADE OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
(B) THE STRIKE PARTIES MAKE NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION THAT: (i) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, VIRUS-FREE, OR ERROR-FREE; OR (iii) THE CONTENT, DATA OR ANY RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR COMPLETE.
(C) ALL CONTENT AND DATA MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE IS MADE AVAILABLE FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR CONFIRMING THE ACCURACY OF ALL CONTENT AND DATA BEFORE TAKING OR OMITTING ANY ACTION.
(D) THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE VALID IN SOME JURISDICTIONS AND YOU MAY HAVE WARRANTY RIGHTS UNDER LAW WHICH MAY NOT BE WAIVED OR DISCLAIMED. ANY SUCH WARRANTY EXTENDS ONLY FOR THIRTY (30) DAYS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS TOS (UNLESS SUCH LAW PROVIDES OTHERWISE).
10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
(A) THE STRIKE PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR GOODWILL, OR COST OF COVER, OR FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY TYPE OR MANNER OF COMMERCIAL, BUSINESS, OR FINANCIAL LOSS, EVEN IF THE STRIKE PARTIES HAD ACTUAL OR CONSTRUCTIVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE STRIKE PARTIES’ TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THIS TOS OR YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF (OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE) THE SITE EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO STRIKE FOR ACCESS TO THE SITE WITHIN THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE ON WHICH THE APPLICABLE CLAIM(S) AROSE.
(B) THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY ARISES FROM ANY CLAIM BASED UPON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE. INSOFAR AS APPLICABLE LAW PROHIBITS ANY LIMITATION ON LIABILITY HEREIN, THE PARTIES AGREE THAT SUCH LIMITATION WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY MODIFIED, BUT ONLY TO THE EXTENT SO AS TO MAKE THE LIMITATION COMPLIANT WITH APPLICABLE LAW. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT THE LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITIES SET FORTH HEREIN ARE AGREED ALLOCATIONS OF RISK AND SUCH LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.
11. SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION
(A) Either party may terminate this TOS at any time.
(B)If you violate this TOS, Strike may, with or without notice to you, immediately suspend or terminate your access to and use of the Site.
(C) Strike reserves the right at any time to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Site (or any portion thereof) with or without notice, and Strike shall not be liable to you or any third party for any such modification or discontinuance;
(D) Upon termination of this TOS for any reason: (i) Strike, in its sole discretion, may remove and discard your content and data; (ii) you will immediately cease your use of the Site; and (iii) any provision that, by its terms, is intended to survive the expiration or termination of this TOS shall survive such expiration or termination. Further, you agree that that Strike shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account or access to the Site.
12. GOVERNING LAW
This TOS shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the United States Federal Arbitration Act, other applicable federal laws and the laws of the State of New York, without regard to conflict of laws principles. The parties agree that neither the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, nor the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act (UCITA) shall apply to this TOS, regardless of the states in which the parties do business or are incorporated.
13. BINDING ARBITRATION AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER
(A) ALL CLAIMS (AS DEFINED ABOVE) SHALL BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION RATHER THAN IN COURT, EXCEPT THAT YOU MAY ASSERT CLAIMS IN SMALL CLAIMS COURT (DEFINED FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TOS AS A COURT OF LIMITED JURISDICTION THAT MAY ONLY HEAR CLAIMS NOT EXCEEDING $5,000) IF YOUR CLAIMS ARE WITHIN THE COURT’S JURISDICTION. THERE IS NO JUDGE OR JURY IN ARBITRATION, AND COURT REVIEW OF AN ARBITRATION AWARD IS LIMITED.
(B) The arbitration shall be conducted by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) under its then-applicable Commercial Arbitration Rules or, as appropriate, its Consumer Arbitration Rules. The AAA’s rules are available at http://www.adr.org/. Payment of all filing, administration and arbitrator fees shall be governed by the AAA’s rules. The arbitration shall be conducted in the English language by a single independent and neutral arbitrator. For any hearing conducted in person as part of the arbitration, you agree that such hearing shall be conducted in the state and county of New York or, if the Consumer Arbitration Rules apply, another location reasonably convenient to both parties with due consideration of their ability to travel and other pertinent circumstances, as determined by the arbitrator. The decision of the arbitrator shall be final and binding. Judgment on the arbitral award may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.
(C) WE EACH AGREE THAT ALL CLAIMS SHALL BE RESOLVED ONLY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS AND NOT IN A CLASS, CONSOLIDATED OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION OR OTHER SIMILAR PROCESS (INCLUDING ARBITRATION). IF FOR ANY REASON A CLAIM PROCEEDS IN COURT RATHER THAN IN ARBITRATION, WE EACH WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL AND AGREE THAT SUCH CLAIM SHALL BE BROUGHT ONLY IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION IN THE STATE AND COUNTY OF NEW YORK. YOU HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE PERSONAL JURISDICTION AND VENUE OF SUCH COURTS AND WAIVE ANY OBJECTION ON THE GROUNDS OF VENUE, FORUM NON-CONVENIENS OR ANY SIMILAR GROUNDS WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUCH CLAIM.
(D) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, you and Strike may seek injunctive relief and any other equitable remedies from any court of competent jurisdiction to protect its intellectual property rights, whether in aid of, pending, or independently of the resolution of any dispute pursuant to the arbitration procedures set forth in this Section 13.
(E) If Strike implements any material change to this Section 13, such change shall not apply to any Claim for which you provided written notice to Strike before the implementation of the change.
14. LEGAL COMPLIANCE
You represent and warrant that you will comply with all applicable foreign, federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations, including without limitation, U.S. export laws and import and use laws of the country from where you access the Site and you are not: (a) located in a country that is subject to a U.S. Government embargo, or designated by the U.S. Government as a “terrorist supporting” country; and (b) listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties, including the Specially Designated Nationals List.
15. U.S. GOVERNMENT ENTITIES
This section applies to access to or use of the Site by a branch or agency of the United States Government. The Site includes “commercial computer software” and “commercial computer software documentation” as such terms are used in 48 C.F.R. 12.212 and qualifies as “commercial items” as defined in 48 C.F.R. 2.101. Such items are provided to the United States Government: (a) for acquisition by or on behalf of civilian agencies, consistent with the policy set forth in 48 C.F.R. 12.212; or (b) for acquisition by or on behalf of units of the Department of Defense, consistent with the policies set forth in 48 C.F.R. 227.7202-1 and 227.7202-3. The United States Government shall acquire only those rights set forth in this TOS with respect to such items, and any access to or use of the Site by the United States Government constitutes: (l) agreement by the United States Government that that such items are “commercial computer software” and “commercial computer software documentation” as defined in this section; and (ll) acceptance of the rights and obligations herein.
16. PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that your work has been made available through the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Strike’s Agent for Notice of Copyright Claims the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) a description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works; (c) a description of the material that you claim is infringing and where that material may be accessed within the Site; (d) your address, telephone number and email address; (e) a statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and (f) a statement from you that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. If you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, please contact Strike’s Agent for Notice of Copyright Claims. Strike’s Agent for Notice of Copyright Claims can be reached as follows:
Agent for Notice of Copyright Claims
Strike Derivatives, Inc.
510 Fifth Ave. | 3rd Floor | Ste. #317
New York, NY 10036
17. CALIFORNIA USERS & RESIDENTS
In accordance with California Civil Code §1789.3, you may report complaints to the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs by contacting such unit in writing at 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N 112, Sacramento, CA 95834, or by telephone at (800) 952-5210.
18. GENERAL PROVISIONS