Welcome to the Intuit QuickBooks.com Internet site (the “Site”, “Service”). These Terms of Service together with Intuit Inc.’s Privacy Statement (collectively the “Terms”) govern your use of this Site. Intuit may change the Terms of Service from time to time. Your access to the site in any way is evidence of your acceptance of the Terms and the enforcement of said Terms. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you may not use the Site. Intuit reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, or otherwise alter these Terms at any time effective upon posting of the modified Terms on the Site. Please review the Terms periodically. Your continued use of the Site or any materials or services accessible through it, after such posting or notification means you accept the modifications. The use by you of any content or services accessible through the Site may be subject to your acceptance of separate agreements with Intuit or third parties.
License and Site Access. Intuit grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of the Site. You may not download (other than page caching), or modify any portion of it, except with the express written or e-mailed consent of Intuit. The license to use the Site does not include any resale or commercial use of the Site or its contents; or any derivative use of this Site or its contents; or any use of data mining, robots or similar data gathering and extraction tools or processes. You agree not to store in any form, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise exploit any of the content on this site for any commercial purpose. By using the Site, you warrant to Intuit that you will not use the Site, or any of the content obtained from the Site, for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. Intuit does not grant any license or other authorization to any user of its trademarks, registered trademarks, service marks, or other copyrightable material or other intellectual property, by placing them on this Website. If you violate any of these Terms, your permission to use the Site automatically terminates.
In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form, if applicable, and (b) to maintain and update this information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Intuit has the right to terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site. You agree not to resell or transfer the Site or use of or access to the Site.
Electronic Communications. When you visit the Site or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.
You are responsible for providing, at your expense, any access to the Internet and any required equipment.
Conduct. By using the Site you agree that you will not do any of the following:
Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Site; or
Post or transmit any unlawful, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, abusive, hateful, offensive, or otherwise objectionable information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national or foreign law, including without limitation the U.S. export control laws and regulations; or
Post or transmit any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities or schemes or other unsolicited commercial communication (except as otherwise expressly permitted by Intuit) or engage in spamming or flooding; or
Post or transmit any information or software which contains a virus, trojan horse, worm or other harmful component; or
Post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way exploit any information, software or other material obtained through the Site for commercial purposes (other than as expressly permitted by the provider of such information, software or other material); or
Upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, or distribute in any way, information, software or other material obtained through the Site which is protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without obtaining permission of the copyright owner or right holder.
Intuit has no obligation to monitor the Site. However, you acknowledge and agree that Intuit has the right to monitor the Site electronically from time to time and to disclose any information as necessary or appropriate to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, to operate the Service properly, or to protect itself or its subscribers. Intuit will not intentionally monitor or disclose any private electronic-mail message unless required by law. Intuit reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that, in its sole discretion, are unacceptable, undesirable, inappropriate or in violation of these Terms of Service.
Feedback. Intuit may provide you with a mechanism to provide feedback, suggestions and ideas, if you choose, about its software and services (“Feedback”). You agree that Intuit may, in its sole discretion, use the Feedback you provide to Intuit in any way, including in future modifications of the Site, multimedia works and/or advertising and promotional materials relating thereto. You hereby grant Intuit a perpetual, worldwide, fully transferable, irrevocable, royalty free license to use, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute and display the Feedback in any manner and for any purpose.
Third Party Services. In connection with your use of the Site, you may be made aware of services, products, offers and promotions provided by third parties, and not by Intuit. If you decide to use Third Party Services, you are responsible for reviewing and understanding the terms and conditions governing any Third Party Services. You agree that the third party, and not Intuit, is responsible for the performance of the Third Party Services.
Third Party Web Sites. The Site may contain or reference links to Web sites operated by third party (“Third Party Websites”). These links are provided as a convenience only. Such Third Party Websites are not under the control of Intuit. Intuit is not responsible for the content of any Third Party Website or any link contained in a Third Party Website. Intuit does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to Third Party Websites, and the inclusion of any link in the Service is not and does not imply an affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, approval, investigation, verification or monitoring by Intuit of any information contained in any Third Party Website. In no event will Intuit be responsible for the information contained in such Third Party Website or for your use of or inability to use such website. Access to any Third Party Website is at Licensee’s own risk, and Licensee acknowledges and understands that linked Third Party Websites may contain terms and privacy policies that are different from those of Intuit. Intuit is not responsible for such provisions, and expressly disclaims any liability for them.
Disclaimer of Warranties. Your use of the Site, including any applets, software, and content contained therein, is entirely at your own risk. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, INTUIT, ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS, DISTRIBUTORS, DEALERS AND SUPPLIERS (COLLECTIVELY “SUPPLIERS”) DISCLAIM ALL GUARANTEES AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY REGARDING THE SITE AND RELATED MATERIALS INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. INTUIT DOES NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, OR QUALITY OF ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE, REGARDLESS OF WHO ORIGINATES THAT CONTENT. INTUIT DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE IS SECURE, FREE FROM BUGS, VIRUSES, INTERRUPTION, ERRORS, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR THAT THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU BEAR ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH USING OR RELYING ON THAT CONTENT. INTUIT IS NOT LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY FOR ANY CONTENT POSTED ON OR LINKED FROM THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN CONTENT, OR FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF OR RELIANCE ON ANY CONTENT.
Limitation of Liability. THE ENTIRE CUMULATIVE LIABILITY OF INTUIT AND ITS SUPPLIERS FOR ALL MATTERS ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID BY THE CUSTOMER FOR THE RELATED SERVICES OR CONTENT PURCHASED FROM INTUIT, ITS AUTHORIZED RESELLER OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, INTUIT AND ITS SUPPLIERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR FOR DAMAGES RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATION FAILURES, LOSS, CORRUPTION, SECURITY OR THEFT OF DATA, VIRUSES, SPYWARE,OR THE LIKE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF INTUIT OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. THE LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN INTUIT AND YOU. INTUIT WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO HAVE PROVIDED THE SERVICE WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS.
Banking, Billing or Other Online Services. Access to Online Banking, Online Payment, and any other services available through the Internet and selected Intuit products (the “Online Service”) is provided by your financial institution and not Intuit. You agree not to hold Intuit liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings with any services provided by your financial institution. Your access may be limited from time to time, depending on the service provided by your Internet service provider or your financial institution. You may be billed for these Online Services by your financial institution, not Intuit, and such financial institution may have its own service agreement which will govern the Online Services it provides. You agree to be responsible for all telephone charges associated with your Internet and online service usage.
Termination and Amendment. Your privilege to use or access the Site may be terminated by Intuit immediately and without notice if you fail to comply with any term or condition of the Terms. Upon such termination, you must immediately cease accessing or using the Site and agree not to re-register or otherwise make use of the Site. Furthermore, you acknowledge that Intuit reserves the right to take action — technical, legal or otherwise — to block, nullify or deny your ability to access the Site. You understand that Intuit may exercise this right in its sole discretion.
Intuit reserves the right, in its sole discretion, at any time and from time to time to change, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof). Intuit shall not be liable to you or other third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance except as expressly provided herein.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Intuit and its affiliates harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising in any way from your use of the Service or the placement or transmission of any message, information, software or other materials through the Service by you or users of your account or related to any violation of these Terms by you or users of your account.
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site or the Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.