Updated: June 1, 2022
These Terms govern
The User must read this document carefully.
Modern is provided by:
Modern Ltd – 3 Howick Pl, Westminster, London SW1P 1WG
Owner contact email: email@example.com
1 . Overview
These terms of service (“Terms of Service”) are entered into between you and Modern (“Modern,” “we,” or “us”). The Terms of Service govern your access to and use of the Modern website at www.goModern.co, including any content, functionality, communication channels, software, and Services offered on or through it (the “Platform”).
By using the Platform, you agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Service. Modern may terminate your ability to use the Platform without notice if you do not comply with these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to these Terms of Service, you must not access or use the Platform. You must be at least 18 years old to use the Platform.
Modern reserves the right to make changes to the Platform and to these Terms of Service at any time. All changes are effective immediately when posted. Your continued use of the Platform following the posting of the revised Terms of Service means that you accept and agree to the changes.
All Information Modern collects on the Platform is subject to our Privacy Notice posted on the Platform. By using the Platform, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your Information in compliance with the Privacy Notice. The Privacy Notice is incorporated into and governed by these Terms of Service. To the extent there is a conflict, these Terms of Service supersede the Privacy Notice. You agree that you will not upload any confidential or personal information onto the Platform except for personal information specifically requested by Modern pursuant to the Privacy Notice.
All Platform Content (as defined below) is current as of the date it is posted on the Platform to the best of Modern’s knowledge.
As used in these Terms of Service, references to the “Modern Team” include Modern, our owners, assigns, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, officers, and directors, and all parties involved in creating, producing, and/or delivering the Platform.
2 . Services
Modern provides a multitude of product integrations and services (the “Services”) on the Platform, which you may subscribe to through the Platform. All references to the Platform include the Services. All Services are subject to these Terms of Service as well as the additional provisions below. The terms in these Terms of Service govern to the extent there is a direct conflict between the additional terms linked below and these Terms of Service.
3 . Intellectual Property
The Platform and its entire content, data, features, Services, and functionality (including but not limited to text, graphics, videos, logos, button icons, databases, music, sounds, images, or other material that can be viewed on the Platform) (“Platform Content”) are the property of Modern or its licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws, except as indicated below. Platform Content does not include User Contribution(s), as defined below.
The Modern name and related logos are trademarks and service marks (“Marks”) of Modern. Modern Marks may not be used without advance written permission of Modern, including in connection with any product or service that is not provided by Modern, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion, or in any manner that disparages, discredits, or misrepresents Modern. Other products or company names mentioned on the Platform may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.
A third party website may feature our logos or trademarks, with or without authorization. Our logos or trademarks featured in any third party website do not constitute or imply any approval, sponsorship, or endorsement of Modern.
If you believe that any content on the Platform violates your intellectual property rights, please notify Modern as described in Sections 18 and 31.
4 . Limited License And Prohibited Uses
Modern grants you a personal, royalty-free, non-assignable, revocable, and non-exclusive license to access and use the Platform Content while using the Platform. Except to make the Services available to you and your end users, as expressly permitted under these Terms of Service, any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, framing, display or performance of Platform Content without prior permission of Modern is strictly prohibited. You may not remove any Marks or other proprietary notices, including, without limitation, attribution information, credits, and copyright notices that have been placed on or near the Platform Content.
You, your employees, and your end user clients (“Clients”) may use the Platform only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Service. You agree that you, your employees, and your Clients will not:
5 . Customer/End User Conduct
In connection with your use of the Platform or Services, you agree that:
6 . Your Use Of Communications Features of the Services
Modern is the provider of Services for your use, which may include certain communications features such as SMS, MMS, email, voice call capabilities and other methods. You agree that:
7 . Payment
If you are passing the obligation to pay Platform-related Fees to your Clients, you are solely responsible for all related transactions, including but not limited to refunds and charge backs of such Fees that are passed on. Modern is not responsible for resolving issues related to costs passed on to your Clients. Any fees passed on to Clients or other third parties must be amounts charged by Modern, without increase or markup.
We reserve the right to issue refunds or credits at our sole discretion in the following situations:
1 . Where we materially modify these Terms of Service or Privacy Notice during a billing period and such modification adversely affects you, we may refund a portion of your subscription Fee equal to the remaining unused term, as we determine appropriate or as may be required by applicable law. To be eligible for a refund, you must provide written notice that (a) identifies your account and (b) requests cancellation of the specific Service. The cancellation will be effective upon our receipt of your notice and our determination that you are authorized to effect such cancellation. Please refer to the “Communications and Contact Information” section below on how to provide notice to us.
2 . Where a modification or interruption of Services adversely affects you and alternative remedies, as specified in these Terms of Service, are not available, we may refund a portion of your paid subscription Fee equal to the remaining unused term of your subscription, as we determine appropriate or as may be required by applicable law.
8 . Excessive Data Usage
Your excessive data use may cause the Service to be slow or unavailable. We have no liability for the effect that your excessive data use may have on Service performance. We may (1) suspend or terminate your use of the Service or (2) reduce the amount of data you are able to use, with or without advance notice, if we determine in our sole discretion that your data use is excessive, abusive or has a negative effect on the Services in any way.
We provide the Service on a tiered-pricing basis, and some tiers can process more data with less impact on Service performance. Contact us if you would like more information about pricing for data usage that may be more appropriate for your needs.
9 . Training
Modern may offer training to you related to how to use the Services. All training and associated information conveyed as part of it (“Training”) is as-is, with no warranty, as explained further in Section 21 (Disclaimer). You know your own situation and your Clients, and you alone are responsible for how and whether you adopt any strategies learned through Training. Modern makes no guarantees that Training will produce any particular outcome, and Training may in rare cases be counterproductive depending on your situation.
10 . Data Stored on Our Servers
Subject to our Privacy Notice , you agree that we have no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any content maintained or transmitted on or through the Platform. You acknowledge that we reserve the right to remove or terminate accounts that have not paid a subscription Fee, that remain inactive for longer than one (1) year, or that have violated one or more terms of this Agreement.
11 . Account Registration
To access portions of the Platform or to register for or use the Services, you will be asked to provide registration details or other Information. It is a condition of your use of the Platform that all Information you provide is complete, current, and accurate. All Information you provide to register with the Platform, complete a transaction through the Platform, or otherwise is governed by our Privacy Notice, and you consent to all actions Modern takes with respect to your Information consistent with our Privacy Notice.
12 . Use and Protection of Login Credentials
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password (“Login Credentials”). You are responsible for all uses of your account and Login Credentials, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to notify Modern immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your account or Login Credentials or any other breach of security. Modern reserves the right to disable your Login Credentials at any time in its sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in Modern’s opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Service. User accounts are non-transferable, and all users are obligated to take preventative measures to prohibit unauthorized users from accessing the Platform with his or her password.
To ask questions about this Privacy Notice and our privacy practices, contact us at support@goModern.co by mail at:
ATTN: Legal Department
3 Howick PL, Westminster
London SW1P 1WG
EFFECTIVE DATE: June 1, 2022
By posting information on the Platform, or by otherwise using any communications service, message board, newsgroup, or other interactive service available on the Platform, you agree that you will not post comments, messages, links, code, or other information that:
We are not responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any User Contribution posted by you or any other user of the Platform, nor do we endorse the User Contribution of third parties. Further, we are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such postings. While we do not monitor User Contributions, at our sole discretion, Modern may choose to unpublish or otherwise make not available for public viewing any material we deem unnecessary or inappropriate for use on our Platform.
14 . User Customization
Portions of the Platform may be modified by you, incorporating your name, logo, trademark, and color scheme into your individual access area within the Platform. You are solely responsible for copyright, trademark or other intellectual property concerns connected with your and your Clients’ customized look and feel of the Platform. You acknowledge that you may not be able to customize the Platform according to your unique branding to the extent that your customization would appear to be independently developed. Modern may remove any of your modifications at any time without advance notice and with no liability to you.
15 . Promotions
From time to time, this Platform may include advertisements offered by third parties. You may enter into correspondence with or participate in promotions of the advertisers showing their products on this Platform. Any such correspondence or promotions, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services by those third parties, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated therewith, are solely between you and the advertiser. We assume no liability, obligation or responsibility for any part of any such correspondence or promotion. You will ensure that these activities comply with all relevant laws.
16 . Content You Create
You own and retain all ownership rights to your data and User Contributions uploaded to the Service (“Your Data”). You grant us, the Modern Team, and our service providers the right to use Your Data as necessary to provide the Services to you and as permitted by these Terms of Service and our Privacy Notice. You also grant Modern the right to use Your Data to improve the Service, develop new services, and for other Modern business purposes, subject to Modern’s obligation to maintain the confidentiality of Your Data. If you are using the Services on behalf of another party, then you represent and warrant that you have all sufficient and necessary rights and permissions to do so. Subject to the limited license granted, we acquire no right, title or interest from you or your licensors under these Terms of Service.
Submission of Ideas. The Platform may include a platform through which users may submit ideas in connection with new products, Services and/or related features (each, an “Idea”). By submitting an Idea to Modern, you agree to the following unless we have mutually agreed in writing otherwise:
17 . Copyright; Digital Millennium Copyright Act
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, you should notify us of your infringement claim in accordance with the procedure set forth below.
We will process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws with respect to any alleged or actual infringement. A notification of claimed copyright infringement should be emailed to support@goModern.co (Subject line: “DMCA Takedown Request”) and mailed to the designated copyright agent address below.
Our designated copyright agent to receive DMCA Notices is:
ATTN: Copyright Agent
3 Howick PL, Westminster
London SW1P 1WG
To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information:
Counter-Notice: If you believe that your User Contribution that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or pursuant to the law, to upload or display the content in your User Contribution, you may send a written counter-notice containing the following information to the above-listed Copyright Agent:
If a counter-notice is received by our copyright agent, we will send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party, informing that person that Modern may repost the removed content or cease disabling it in ten (10) business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider, member or user, the removed content may be reposted, or access to it restored, in ten (10) to fourteen (14) business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at our sole discretion.
We may, at our sole discretion, limit access to the Platform and/or terminate the account of any user who infringes any intellectual property rights of others.
19 . Third Party Content
This Platform may include content provided by third parties. All statements and opinions expressed by third parties are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. Those materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Modern. Modern is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
20 . Links To Other Web Sites
Modern may provide links to external web sites for the convenience of Platform users. The inclusion of an external link on this Platform does not constitute or imply support or endorsement of any kind. Modern does not control those web sites, is not responsible for their content or function, and is not responsible for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access the third party sites linked to this Platform, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use and the privacy notice for such sites.
21 . Disclaimer
THE PLATFORM AND THE SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH IT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THE WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (A) THE PLATFORM, PLATFORM CONTENT OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (B) THE PLATFORM CONTENT, SERVICES OR PLATFORM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE CONTENT OR SERVICES OFFERED WILL BE EFFECTIVE, ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PLATFORM CONTENT OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE PLATFORM, FROM US OR THE MODERN TEAM WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS OR BE FREE FROM MISTAKES, ERRORS OR DEFECTS.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE INTERNET AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS’ NETWORKS ARE INHERENTLY INSECURE. ACCORDINGLY, YOU AGREE WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY CHANGES TO, INTERCEPTION OF, OR LOSS OF YOUR DATA WHILE IN TRANSIT VIA THE INTERNET OR A TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDER’S NETWORK.
THIS PLATFORM COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL OR OTHER MISTAKES, INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE PLATFORM CONTENT AND SERVICES ON OR THROUGH THE PLATFORM, INCLUDING THE PRICES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES LISTED HEREIN, AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. THE CONTENT OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE ON THE PLATFORM MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND WE MAKE NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE SUCH CONTENT OR PRODUCTS.
THE USE OF THE PLATFORM, THE SERVICES OR THE DOWNLOADING OR OTHER ACQUISITION OF ANY PRODUCTS OR PLATFORM CONTENT THROUGH THE PLATFORM IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND WITH YOUR AGREEMENT THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH ACTIVITIES.
Through your use of the Platform, you may have the opportunities to engage in commercial transactions with other users and vendors. You acknowledge that all transactions relating to any products or services provided by YOUR OR any third party, including, but not limited to the purchase terms, payment terms, warranties, guarantees relating to such transactions, are solely between the seller OR PURCHASER of such merchandise OR SERVICE and you.
WE MAKE NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY TRANSACTIONS EXECUTED THROUGH A THIRD PARTY, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE PLATFORM, AND YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SUCH TRANSACTIONS ARE CONDUCTED ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. ANY WARRANTY THAT IS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SERVICES OR CONTENT AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE PLATFORM FROM A THIRD PARTY IS PROVIDED SOLELY BY SUCH THIRD PARTY, AND NOT BY US OR THE MODERN TEAM.
WE RESERVE THE SOLE RIGHT TO EITHER MODIFY OR DISCONTINUE THE PLATFORM, INCLUDING ANY SERVICES OR FEATURES THEREIN, AT ANY TIME WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY SHOULD WE EXERCISE SUCH RIGHT. MODIFICATIONS MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, CHANGES IN THE PRICING STRUCTURE AND THE ADDITION OF FREE OR FEE-BASED SERVICES. ANY NEW FEATURES THAT AUGMENT OR ENHANCE THE THEN-CURRENT SERVICES ON THIS PLATFORM SHALL ALSO BE SUBJECT TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. PLEASE CONSULT THE LAWS IN YOUR JURISDICTION
22 . Limitation of Liability, Indemnification, and Mitigation
Your exclusive remedy and our entire liability, if any, for any claims arising out of these Terms of Service and your use of the Platform or the Services shall be limited to the amount you paid us for Services purchased on the Platform during the three (3) month period before the act giving rise to the liability.
IN NO EVENT SHALL MODERN BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM MALICIOUS CODE, LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFIT LOSS, WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE PLATFORM OR OF ANY WEBSITE REFERENCED OR LINKED TO FROM THE PLATFORM.
FURTHER, WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR THIRD PARTY PROMISES AND/OR STATEMENTS REGARDING OUR SERVICES OR CONTENT OR FOR ASSISTANCE IN CONDUCTING COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS WITH THE THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE PLATFORM, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE PROCESSING OF ORDERS.
SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. PLEASE CONSULT THE LAWS IN YOUR JURISDICTION.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Modern and the Modern Team against all demands, claims, actions, proceedings, damages, liabilities, losses, fees, costs or expenses (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and the costs of any investigation) directly or indirectly arising from or in any way connected with your use of the Platform or Services (“Claims”), including, but not limited to: (a) our use of or reliance on information or data supplied or to be supplied by you, your employees, agents, or Clients; (b) any breach of or default under these Terms of Service by you, your employees, agents, or Clients; (c) the wrongful use or possession of any Modern property by you, your employees, agents, or Clients; (d) any negligence, gross negligence or willful misconduct by you or your employees, agents, or Clients; (e) misrepresentations by you, your employees, agents, or Clients (f) violation(s) of applicable law by you, your employees, agents, or Clients, (g) your actions and the actions of your employees, agents, or Clients; (h) the acts or omissions of you, your employees, agents, or Clients in connection with providing notice and obtaining consents regarding the origination or content of the SMS or MMS messages, email or other communications using the Services, (i) Taxes and other Fees and/or (j) any disputes between (1) you and other users, (2) you and your Client(s), and/or (3) your Clients.
If any of the Services or Platform are, or in our opinion are likely to be, claimed to violate any third-party intellectual property right, at our option we may: (a) obtain the right for you to continue to use the Services and Platform as contemplated by these Terms of Service; (b) modify or replace the Services or Platform, in whole or in part, to seek to make the Services or Platform non-infringing; or (c) require you to immediately cease any use of the Services and Platform, including but not limited to the Modern platform.
23 . Limitation On Time To File Claims
ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, THE PRIVACY NOTICE, OR THE PLATFORM MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE ACTION OR CLAIM OCCURRED, REGARDLESS OF WHEN YOU KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN ABOUT IT; OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
24 . Injunctive Relief
You agree that a breach of these Terms of Service will cause irreparable injury to Modern for which monetary damages would not be an adequate remedy and Modern shall be entitled to seek equitable relief, in addition to any remedies it may have hereunder or at law, without having to post a bond or other security.
25 . Waiver And Severability
No waiver by Modern of a term or condition set forth in these Terms of Service shall be deemed a continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition. Any failure of Modern to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
If any provision of these Terms of Service is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Service will continue in full force and effect.
26 . Entire Agreement
Except as noted below, these Terms of Service and our Privacy Notice constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and Modern with respect to the Platform and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the Platform. These Terms of Service may not be altered, supplemented, or amended by the use of any other document(s).
Modern may enter into a separate agreement with you. The terms of any separate agreement between you and Modern will be considered a part of your entire agreement with Modern. To the extent there is a conflict between these Terms of Service and the terms of your separate agreement with Modern, your separate agreement with Modern will control.
27 . Term and Termination
These Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect while you use the Platform or subscribe to any Services. Even after you are no longer a user of the Platform, those provisions of these Terms of Service that by their nature are intended to survive will remain binding on you, including but not limited to Sections 3, 7, 11, 14, 17, and 21 to 31 and the Privacy Notice.
28 . Applicable Law, Binding Arbitration, and Class Action Waiver
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPHS CAREFULLY BECAUSE THEY REQUIRE YOU TO AGREE TO RESOLVE ALL DISPUTES BETWEEN US THROUGH BINDING INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION.
The laws of the State of Texas will govern these Terms of Service and any disputes under them, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms of Service shall be exclusively settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with Commercial Arbitration Rules, then in effect. This arbitration provision is governed by the Federal Arbitration Act. The arbitration proceedings shall be held in Dallas, Texas. Any arbitration award may be entered in a court of competent jurisdiction.
All claims and disputes within the scope of this arbitration agreement must be arbitrated or litigated on an individual basis and not on a class basis. Claims of more than one customer or user cannot be arbitrated or litigated jointly or consolidated with those of any other customer or user.
29 . No Bug Bounties
Modern does not have a bug bounty program and does not pay bug bounties. Modern prohibits any third party access to the Platform or any Modern systems or networks, including any network penetration testing, security assessment or probing, except as expressly permitted by this Agreement or as agreed to by Modern in a separate agreement.
30 . Miscellaneous
31 . Communications and Contact Information
For all other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications relating to the Platform, these Terms of Service, and the Privacy Notice, please contact us at support@goModern.co or by mail at:
ATTN: Legal Department
3 Howick PL, Westminster
London SW1P 1WG
EFFECTIVE DATE: June 1, 2022