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GitLab.com Terms

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The following terms and conditions govern all use of the GitLab.com website (the “Website”) owned by GitLab B.V. and all content, services and support packages. The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, procedures that may be published from time to time on this Website by GitLab B.V. (collectively, the “Agreement”).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the Website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by GitLab B.V., acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

  1. Ownership

    Ownership, copyright and title of any software that is developed by GitLab B.V. shall at all times remain with GitLab B.V. The client shall not acquire directly, indirectly or by implication any title, copyright or ownership in the software or any parts thereof. We do not claim any ownership rights to the information that you submit to the GitLab application itself, your code is yours.

  2. Your Account and Site

    If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the account. You must immediately notify GitLab B.V. of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breaches of security. GitLab B.V. will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

  3. Payment and Renewal

    By selecting a subscription, you agree to pay GitLab B.V. the annual subscription fees indicated for that service. Subscription fees are not refundable except when the client is not satisfied with the subscription and informs GitLab B.V. within the first 45 days of the subscription. The subscription fee will be specified on your invoice. Unless you notify GitLab B.V. before the end of the applicable subscription period that you want to cancel the subscription will renew automatically. GitLab B.V. reserves the right to adjust the rate at renewal time. You authorize us to collect the then-applicable annual subscription fee using any credit card or other payment mechanism we have on record for you.

  4. Paid Support

    If you have purchased a support subscription for GitLab.com, you are entitled to next business day email responses to technical inquiries. The number of inquiries is not limited.

  5. Reference

    GitLab B.V. shall be entitled to use the name and logo of your organization publicly as a reference in relation to the marketing and distribution of its products and/or services.

  6. GitLab Newsletter

    By creating an account on GitLab.com you give us permission to add your email address to the GitLab newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time by using the link at the bottom of the newsletter.

  7. Responsibility of Website Visitors

    GitLab B.V. has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, GitLab B.V. does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. GitLab B.V. disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

  8. Content Posted on Other Websites

    We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which this website links, and that link to this website. GitLab B.V. does not have any control over those non-GitLab B.V. websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-GitLab B.V. website or webpage, GitLab B.V. does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. GitLab B.V. disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-GitLab B.V. websites and webpages.

  9. Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy

    As GitLab B.V. asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by GitLab B.V. violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify GitLab B.V. in accordance with our DMCA policy.

  10. Intellectual Property

    This Agreement does not transfer from GitLab B.V. to you any GitLab B.V. or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with GitLab B.V.. GitLab, the GitLab logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with GitLab, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of GitLab B.V. or GitLab B.V.’s licensors. GIT is a trademark of Software Freedom Conservancy and our use of “GitLab” is under license. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any GitLab B.V. or third-party trademarks.

  11. Changes

    GitLab B.V. reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. GitLab B.V. may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. GitLab B.V. may also, in the future, remove features at any time without warning.


  12. General Representation

    You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

  13. Termination

    GitLab B.V. may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your GitLab B.V. account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability. The termination of the subscription can happen with a written notice at any time by both the client and GitLab B.V.. If a termination happens in the first 45 days of the subscription there is no charge and any paid fees will be refunded to the client. Should the client fail to pay all or any part of the fees on the due date GitLab B.V. may terminate the subscription. When the client terminates the subscription after the first 45 days they will forfeit the subscription fee. When GitLab B.V. terminates the subscription after the first 45 days the client will receive a prorated refund.


  14. Limitation of Liability

    In no event will GitLab B.V., or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to GitLab B.V. under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. GitLab B.V. shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

  15. Indemnification

    You agree to indemnify and hold harmless GitLab B.V., its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of this Agreement, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

  16. Disclaimer of Warranty

    The Website is provided “as is”. GitLab B.V. and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither GitLab B.V. nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk. GitLab B.V. makes no warranty, express or implied, with regard to the services provided, all such warranties are hereby excluded by GitLab B.V. and waived by the client. In no event will GitLab B.V. be liable to the client or any other individual or entity connected with the client for any claim, loss of revenue profits, sales, business, data, code, service, information exclusivity or damage of any kind of nature, arising out of or in connection with the subscription. In any event, GitLab B.V.'s maximum liability to the client shall be limited to the amounts actually paid to GitLab B.V. during the previous twelve (12) month subscription term.

  17. Partial Invalidity

    If any provision of this document is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall nevertheless continue in full force without being impaired or invalidated in any way.

  18. Failure to Enforce

    The failure of either party to enforce at any time, or for any period of time, the provisions hereof shall not be construed to be a waiver of such provisions or of the right of such party to enforce each and every such provision.

  19. Dispute Resolution

    The parties will engage in good faith negotiations to resolve the dispute for a period of ten (10) business days after written notice of the dispute or issue is provided by one party to the other. Within such ten (10) business days, representatives from each party will engage in negotiations to resolve the dispute, and such individuals will meet in person, via videoconference or via telephone and attempt to informally resolve the dispute or issues. If those persons are unable to resolve the dispute within such ten (10) business days, then unless the parties have mutually agreed to extend the negotiation period, a party may exercise its rights available to such party under this agreement or otherwise.

  20. Arbitration

    Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, including the formation, interpretation, breach or termination thereof, including whether the claims asserted are arbitrable, which has not been resolved via the process laid out in Dispute resolution will then be referred to and finally determined by arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute. The arbitral tribunal shall be composed of one arbitrator. The place of arbitration shall be Utrecht or Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The arbitral procedure shall be conducted in the English language. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.

  21. Governing law

    This agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Netherlands.

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GitLab Subscription Terms

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BY CHECKING THE “I ACCEPT" BOX IN THE PURCHASE FLOW, YOU AND ANY ENTITY THAT YOU REPRESENT (“CUSTOMER”) ARE UNCONDITIONALLY CONSENTING TO BE BOUND BY AND ARE BECOMING A PARTY TO THESE GITLAB SUBSCRIPTION TERMS (“AGREEMENT”) AS OF THE DATE OF CUSTOMER'S FIRST DOWNLOAD OF THE LICENSED MATERIALS (THE "EFFECTIVE DATE"). CUSTOMER’S CONTINUED USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR ANY LICENSED MATERIALS PROVIDED BY GITLAB INC. (“GITLAB”) SHALL ALSO CONSTITUTE ASSENT TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF CUSTOMER DOES NOT UNCONDITIONALLY AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, CLICK THE "CANCEL" BUTTON AND THE DOWNLOAD AND INSTALLATION PROCESS WILL NOT CONTINUE. IF THESE TERMS ARE CONSIDERED AN OFFER, ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO THESE TERMS. IF YOU ARE EXECUTING THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF AN ORGANIZATION, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE AUTHORITY TO DO SO.

1. LICENSE AND SUPPORT

1.1 Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, GitLab hereby grants to Customer and its Affiliates (as defined below) a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license for Customer’s and its Affiliates’ employees and contractors to (1) internally (a) use, reproduce, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, and display the code of GitLab Enterprise Edition (as described at https://about.gitlab.com/features/#enterprise) at the tier level selected by Customer with the specifications generally promulgated by GitLab from time to time (the “Software”), excluding additional Products for the Enterprise Edition unless listed on the Quote, solely (i) for its internal use in connection with the development of Customer’s and/or its Affiliates’ own software, and (ii) by the number of internal users for which Customer has paid GitLab; and (b) use the documentation, training materials or other materials supplied by GitLab (the “Other GitLab Materials”); and (2) modify the Software and publish patches to the Software, solely by the number of internal users for which Customer has paid GitLab. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, Customer agrees that GitLab and/or its licensors (as applicable) retain all right, title and interest in and to all Software incorporated in such modifications and/or patches, and all such Software may only be used, copied, modified, displayed, distributed, or otherwise exploited in full compliance with this Agreement, and with a valid GitLab Enterprise Edition subscription for the correct number of user seats. The Software and Other GitLab Materials are collectively referred to herein as the “Licensed Materials.” “Affiliate” means any entity(ies) controlling, controlled by, and/or under common control with a party hereto, where “control” means the ownership of more than 50% of the voting securities in such entity.

1.2 Subject to the terms hereof, GitLab will provide reasonable support to Customer for the Licensed Materials as set forth at https://about.gitlab.com/pricing/, for the support plan selected and paid for by Customer.
      1.2.1 GitLab will use reasonable commercial efforts to respond to support questions by phone or email during the next business day at the latest. The number of support questions is not limited.

2. RESTRICTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

2.1 Except as expressly authorized in Section 1.1, Customer will not, and will not permit any third party to: use the Licensed Materials for any purpose other than as specifically authorized in Section 1, or in such a manner that would enable any unlicensed person to access the Licensed Materials; use the Licensed Materials or any other GitLab software for timesharing or service bureau purposes or for any purpose other than its own internal use (including without limitation, sublicensing, distributing, selling, reselling any of the foregoing); except as expressly permitted herein; use the Licensed Materials in connection with any high risk or strict liability activity (including, without limitation, space travel, firefighting, police operations, power plant operation, military operations, rescue operations, hospital and medical operations or the like); use the Licensed Materials or software other than in accordance with this Agreement and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations (including but not limited to any privacy laws, and laws and regulations concerning intellectual property, consumer and child protection, obscenity or defamation); or use the Licensed Materials in any manner that (1) is harmful, fraudulent, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, or libelous (including without limitation, accessing any computer, computer system, network, software, or data without authorization, breaching the security of another user or system, and/or attempting to circumvent any user authentication or security process), (2) impersonates any person or entity, including without limitation any employee or representative of GitLab, or (3) contains a virus, trojan horse, worm, time bomb, unsolicited bulk, commercial, or “spam” message, or other harmful computer code, file, or program (including without limitation, password guessing programs, decoders, password gatherers, keystroke loggers, cracking tools, packet sniffers, and/or encryption circumvention programs).

2.2 Customer will cooperate with GitLab in connection with the performance of this Agreement by making available such personnel and information as may be reasonably required, and taking such other actions as GitLab may reasonably request. Customer will also cooperate with GitLab in establishing a password or other procedures for verifying that only designated employees of Customer have access to any administrative functions of the Licensed Materials. Customer shall maintain during the term of this Agreement and through the end of the third year after the date on which the final payment is made under this Agreement, books, records, contracts and accounts relating to the payments due GitLab under this Agreement (collectively, the “Customer Records”). GitLab may, at its sole expense, upon 30 days’ prior written notice to Customer and during Customer’s normal business hours and subject to industry-standard confidentiality obligations, hire an independent third party auditor to audit the Customer Records only to verify the amounts payable under this Agreement. If an audit reveals underpayment, then Customer shall promptly pay the deficiency to GitLab plus late fees pursuant to Section 5.2. GitLab shall bear the cost of an audit unless the audit reveals underpayment by more than 5% for the audited period, in which case Customer shall promptly pay Customer for the reasonable costs of the audit.

2.3 Customer will be responsible for maintaining the security of Customer’s account, passwords (including but not limited to administrative and user passwords) and files, and for all uses of Customer account with or without Customer’s knowledge or consent.

3. CONFIDENTIALITY

3.1 Each party (the “Receiving Party”) understands that the other party (the “Disclosing Party”) has disclosed or may disclose information relating to the Disclosing Party’s technology or business (hereinafter referred to as “Proprietary Information” of the Disclosing Party). Without limiting the foregoing, the Licensed Materials are GitLab Proprietary Information.

3.2 The Receiving Party agrees: (i) not to divulge to any third person any such Proprietary Information, (i) to give access to such Proprietary Information solely to those employees with a need to have access thereto for purposes of this Agreement, and (iii) to take the same security precautions to protect against disclosure or unauthorized use of such Proprietary Information that the party takes with its own proprietary information, but in no event will a party apply less than reasonable precautions to protect such Proprietary Information. The Disclosing Party agrees that the foregoing will not apply with respect to any information that the Receiving Party can document (a) is or becomes generally available to the public without any action by, or involvement of, the Receiving Party, or (b) was in its possession or known by it prior to receipt from the Disclosing Party, or (c) was rightfully disclosed to it without restriction by a third party, or (d) was independently developed without use of any Proprietary Information of the Disclosing Party. Nothing in this Agreement will prevent the Receiving Party from disclosing Proprietary Information pursuant to any judicial or governmental order, provided that the Receiving Party gives the Disclosing Party reasonable prior notice of such disclosure to contest such order. In any event, GitLab may collect data with respect to and report on the aggregate response rate and other aggregate measures of the Licensed Materials’ performance and Customer’s usage of the Licensed Materials; provided that GitLab will not identify Customer as the source of any such data without Customer’s prior written consent.

3.3 Each party acknowledges and agrees that the other may suffer irreparable damage in the event of a breach of the terms of Sections 1.1, 2.1 or 3.2 of this Agreement and that such party will be entitled to seek injunctive relief (without the necessity of posting a bond) in the event of any such breach.

3.4 Both parties will have the right to disclose the existence but not the terms and conditions of this Agreement, unless such disclosure is approved in writing by both Parties prior to such disclosure, or is included in a filing required to be made by a party with a governmental authority (provided such party will use reasonable efforts to obtain confidential treatment or a protective order) or is made on a confidential basis as reasonably necessary to potential investors or acquirers.

4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

4.1 Except as expressly set forth herein, GitLab alone (and its licensors, where applicable) will retain all intellectual property rights relating to the Licensed Materials and any suggestions, ideas, enhancement requests, feedback, code, recommendations or other information provided by Customer or any third party relating to the Licensed Materials, which are hereby assigned to GitLab. Customer will not copy, distribute, reproduce or use any of the foregoing except as expressly permitted under this Agreement. This Agreement is not a sale and does not convey to Customer any rights of ownership in or related to the Licensed Materials, or any intellectual property rights.

4.2 Customer shall not remove, alter or obscure any of GitLab’s (or its licensors’) copyright notices, proprietary legends, trademark or service mark attributions, patent markings or other indicia of GitLab’s (or its licensors’) ownership or contribution from the Licensed Materials. Additionally, Customer agrees to reproduce and include GitLab’s (and its licensors’) proprietary and copyright notices on any copies of the Licensed Materials, or on any portion thereof, including reproduction of the copyright notice. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, any part of the Licensed Materials distributed by GitLab as part of the GitLab Community Edition (as described at https://about.gitlab.com/features/#community) is licensed under the terms of the MIT License, available at http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT.

4.3 Customer and its licensors shall (and Customer hereby represents and warrants that they do) have and retain all right, title and interest (including, without limitation, sole ownership of) all software, information, content and data provided by or on behalf of Customer or made available or otherwise distributed through use of the Licensed Materials (“Content”) and the intellectual property rights with respect to that Content. If GitLab receives any notice or claim that any Content, or Customer’s activities hereunder (including without limitation, with respect to any Content), infringes or violates the rights of a third party or any applicable law or regulation (a “Claim”), Customer will indemnify, defend and hold GitLab harmless from all liability, damages, settlements, attorney fees and other costs and expenses in connection with any such Claim, as incurred. The immediately foregoing indemnity obligations are expressly conditioned on GitLab providing Customer with prompt notice of, and reasonable cooperation and sole control over the defense and/or settlement of the applicable Claim. Subject to the foregoing, GitLab may participate in the defense and/or settlement of any applicable Claim with counsel of its choosing at its own expense.

4.4 GitLab will defend, indemnify and hold Customer harmless from liability and other amounts paid or payable to unaffiliated third parties resulting from (i) the infringement or violation of any intellectual property or proprietary rights by the Licensed Materials or (ii) the violation of applicable law or regulation by GitLab in performance of its obligations hereunder, provided GitLab is promptly notified of any and all threats, claims and proceedings related thereto and given reasonable assistance and the opportunity to assume sole control over defense and settlement thereof. Subject to the foregoing, Customer may participate in the defense and/or settlement of any claim that is indemnifiable by GitLab with counsel of its choosing at its own expense. The foregoing obligations do not apply with respect to portions or components of the Licensed Materials (i) not created by GitLab, (ii) that are modified after delivery by GitLab, (iii) combined with other products, processes or materials where the alleged infringement relates to such combination, (iv) where Customer continues allegedly infringing activity after being notified thereof or after being informed of modifications that would have avoided the alleged infringement, or (v) where Customer’s use of the Licensed Materials is not strictly in accordance with this Agreement and all related documentation.

5. PAYMENT OF FEES

5.1 Unless and until GitLab and Customer have executed a quote document specifically referencing this Agreement with respect to amounts due on account of the Licensed Materials (a “Quote”, which is hereby incorporated by reference, if applicable), Customer will pay GitLab the applicable fees as set forth at https://about.gitlab.com/pricing/ (the “Pricing”) for the Licensed Materials selected and/or used by Customer (the “Fees”) without any right of set-off or deduction. To the extent applicable, Customer will pay GitLab for additional services, such as integration fees or other consulting fees agreed by both parties hereto in writing (email to suffice). On each anniversary of the Effective Date, GitLab will invoice Customer with respect to any and all additional Customer users of the Licensed Materials beyond those for whom Customer has pre-paid, as of such date (and for whom the Fees due pursuant to such invoice will be 50% of the per-year user fee set forth in the Quote or Pricing (as applicable) with respect to the year just ended, and 100% of the per-year user fee set forth in the Quote or Pricing (as applicable) with respect to all subsequent years, unless otherwise agreed in writing by both parties (collectively, a “True-Up”)). For Customers that have pre-paid all Fees for multi-year subscriptions for Licensed Materials pursuant to a Quote, on each anniversary of the Effective Date during the term of this Agreement, (i) a new license key will be provided, and (ii) a True-Up will be conducted. All additional users purchased shall be co-terminated through the end of the original Subscription period.

5.2 All payments will be made in accordance with the payment schedule and the method of payment set forth in the Pricing. If not otherwise specified, payments will be due within thirty (30) days of invoice. Except as expressly set forth in this Agreement, all Fees paid and/or due hereunder (including any prepaid amounts) are non-refundable, including without limitation if this Agreement is terminated in accordance with Section 6 below. If Customer terminates this Agreement pursuant to Section 6.2 within 45 calendar days from receipt of the initial invoice for the Licensed Materials, GitLab will refund all Fees paid hereunder.

5.3 Any unpaid fees are subject to a finance charge of one percent (1.0%) per month, or the maximum permitted by law, whichever is lower, plus all expenses of collection, including reasonable attorneys’ fees. Fees under this Agreement are exclusive of all taxes, including national, state or provincial and local use, sales, value-added, property and similar taxes, if any. Customer agrees to pay such taxes (excluding US taxes based on GitLab's net income) unless Customer has provided GitLab with a valid exemption certificate. In the case of any withholding requirements, Customer will pay any required withholding itself and will not reduce the amount paid to GitLab on account thereof.

6. TERMINATION

6.1 This Agreement shall continue until terminated in accordance with this Section 6.

6.2 Customer may terminate this Agreement at any time upon written notice to GitLab. Each party may terminate this Agreement immediately upon 15 days’ written notice to the other party in the event of any material breach of this Agreement (including without limitation, any breach of Section 2.2 and/or failure to pay any amounts when due hereunder) by such party where such material breach is not cured during such notice period. GitLab may terminate this Agreement immediately upon 30 days’ written notice to Customer in the event that Customer does not comply with written specifications or instructions from GitLab’s service engineers (including without limitation, failure to make backups of Customer’s Licensed Materials), and does not cure such noncompliance within the notice period.

6.3 Either party may terminate this Agreement, without notice, (i) upon the institution by or against the other party of insolvency, receivership or bankruptcy proceedings (provided such proceedings are not dismissed within one hundred twenty (120) days of such institution), (ii) upon the other party's making an assignment for the benefit of creditors, or (iii) upon the other party's dissolution or ceasing to do business without a successor.

6.4 Customer’s rights to the Licensed Materials, and any licenses granted hereunder, shall terminate upon any termination of this Agreement. In the event that Customer terminates this Agreement pursuant to the second sentence of Section 6.2 above, GitLab will refund to Customer a pro-rated portion of pre-paid Fees for Services not actually received by Customer as of the date of such termination. The following Sections will survive any termination of this Agreement: 2 through 6 (except for Section 4.3), and 8 through 11.

7. WARRANTY; CUSTOMER SOFTWARE SECURITY

GitLab represents and warrants that (i) it has all rights and licenses necessary for it to perform its obligations hereunder, and (ii) it will not knowingly include, in any GitLab software released to the public and provided to Customer hereunder, any computer code or other computer instructions, devices or techniques, including without limitation those known as disabling devices, trojans, or time bombs, that are intentionally designed to disrupt, disable, harm, infect, defraud, damage, or otherwise impede in any manner, the operation of a network, computer program or computer system or any component thereof, including its security or user data. If, at any time, GitLab fails to comply with the warranty in this Section, Customer may promptly notify GitLab in writing of any such noncompliance. GitLab will, within thirty (30) days of receipt of such written notification, either correct the noncompliance or provide Customer with a plan for correcting the noncompliance. If the noncompliance is not corrected or if a reasonably acceptable plan for correcting them is not established during such period, Customer may terminate this Agreement as its sole and exclusive remedy for such noncompliance.

8. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER

THE LICENSED MATERIALS, SOFTWARE AND GITLAB PROPRIETARY INFORMATION AND ANYTHING PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS," WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. GITLAB AND ITS LICENSORS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT WILL EITHER PARTY OR THEIR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE LICENSED MATERIALS OR ANYTHING PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, ANY DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE LICENSED MATERIALS OR ANYTHING PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR OTHERWISE ARISING FROM THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS OR LOST SALES, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF EACH PARTY AND ITS LICENSORS, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR STRICT LIABILITY), OR OTHERWISE, WILL NOT EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, THE GREATER OF (i) ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000), OR (ii) THE FEES PAID TO GITLAB HEREUNDER IN ONE YEAR PERIOD ENDING ON THE DATE THAT A CLAIM OR DEMAND IS FIRST ASSERTED. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.

10. U.S. GOVERNMENT MATTERS

Notwithstanding anything else, Customer may not provide to any person or export or re-export or allow the export or re-export of the Licensed Materials or any software or anything related thereto or any direct product thereof (collectively “Controlled Subject Matter”), in violation of any restrictions, laws or regulations of the United States Department of Commerce, the United States Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, or any other United States or foreign agency or authority. Without limiting the foregoing Customer acknowledges and agrees that the Controlled Subject Matter will not be used or transferred or otherwise exported or re-exported to countries as to which the United States maintains an embargo (collectively, “Embargoed Countries”), or to or by a national or resident thereof, or any person or entity on the U.S. Department of Treasury’s List of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Table of Denial Orders (collectively, “Designated Nationals”). The lists of Embargoed Countries and Designated Nationals are subject to change without notice. Use of the Licensed Materials is representation and warranty that the user is not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of an Embargoed Country or Designated National. The Controlled Subject Matter may use or include encryption technology that is subject to licensing requirements under the U.S. Export Administration Regulations. As defined in FAR section 2.101, any software and documentation provided by GitLab are “commercial items” and according to DFAR section 252.2277014(a)(1) and (5) are deemed to be “commercial computer software” and “commercial computer software documentation.” Consistent with DFAR section 227.7202 and FAR section 12.212, any use modification, reproduction, release, performance, display, or disclosure of such commercial software or commercial software documentation by the U.S. Government will be governed solely by the terms of this Agreement and will be prohibited except to the extent expressly permitted by the terms of this Agreement.

11. MISCELLANEOUS

If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by either party without the other party’s prior written consent, not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed; provided that either party may transfer and/or assign this Agreement to a successor in the event of a sale of all or substantially all of its business or assets to which this Agreement relates. Both parties agree that this Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, and that all waivers and modifications must be in a writing signed or otherwise agreed to by each party, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and neither party has any authority of any kind to bind the other in any respect whatsoever. In any action or proceeding to enforce rights under this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover costs and attorneys’ fees. All notices under this Agreement will be in writing and will be deemed to have been duly given when received, if personally delivered; when receipt is electronically confirmed, if transmitted by facsimile or e-mail; and upon receipt, if sent by certified or registered mail (return receipt requested), postage prepaid. GitLab will not be liable for any loss resulting from a cause over which it does not have direct control. This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of California, U.S.A. without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. The federal and state courts sitting in San Francisco County, California, U.S.A. will have proper and exclusive jurisdiction and venue with respect to any disputes arising from or related to the subject matter of this Agreement.
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GitLab Consultancy Terms

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The following terms govern the services provided by GitLab Inc. to clients that order consulting or development work. Please read this document carefully. By agreeing with the work you agree to be bound by the terms of this document.

  1. Scope of services

    The services to be provided shall consist of consulting provided by GitLab Inc. to the client.

    Unless specified otherwise the work will be performed remotely and is based on best effort.

  2. Planning and appointment

    If required GitLab Inc. and the client will schedule an appointment to perform the work. During the appointment the client will make an on-call engineer available that can answer operational questions. Examples of question subjects are: ssh access, file permissions, routing, email, backup settings, external issue tracker urls and LDAP configuration.

  3. Estimates and Acceptance

    Work can be performed based on an hourly estimate for (part of) the work or without an estimate. Estimates are a best-guess by GitLab Inc. and are not a guarantee that the work will be performed in that time or that it can be completed at all. If the client does not show up for the appointment GitLab Inc. can charge for the full duration of the appointment. During the appointment GitLab Inc. will provide status updates when requested to do so. The client can decide to terminate the consulting at any point after the start of the appointment. The client can decide to test the work during the appointment or afterwards. If there is additional work needed after testing this will be invoiced at the normal rate. In some situations, GitLab Community Edition might require fixing a bug or implementing a new feature in order to accommodate a consultancy request. If this is the case, the additional work will be invoiced at the normal rate.

  4. Ownership

    Ownership, copyright and title of any software that is developed by GitLab Inc. shall at all times remain with GitLab Inc. The client shall not acquire directly, indirectly or by implication any title, copyright or ownership in the software or any parts thereof. We do not claim any ownership rights to the information that you submit to the GitLab application itself, your code is yours.

  5. Rate and terms of payment

    The number of billable hours is calculated by rounding up to the nearest hour. Work will be invoiced after it is performed. Payment can happen by international bank transfer to the Netherlands or by credit card, payment by check is not possible.

  6. Limitation of Liability.

    In no event will GitLab Inc., or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to GitLab Inc. under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. GitLab Inc. shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

  7. Indemnification.

    You agree to indemnify and hold harmless GitLab Inc., its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of this Agreement, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

  8. Disclaimer of warranty

    GitLab.com makes no warranty, express or implied, with regard to the services provided, all such warranties are hereby excluded by GitLab Inc. and waived by the client. In no event will GitLab Inc. be liable to the client or any other individual or entity connected with the client for any claim, loss of revenue profits, sales, business, data, code, service, information exclusivity or damage of any kind of nature, arising out of or in connection with the consultancy. In any event, GitLab Inc.'s maximum liability to the client shall be limited to the amounts actually paid to GitLab Inc. during the previous twelve (12) months.

  9. Confidentiality

    GitLab Inc. acknowledges that in the course of providing the services, and of other services provided, GitLab Inc. or its employees or consultants, may be supplied with or come into possession of information which is proprietary to the client. Including information as to code, licenses, methods of doing business, and operations. GitLab Inc. hereby agrees that it will keep all such information confidential, and will disclose such information to no other person or entity. In addition, GitLab Inc. agrees to take such action as may be necessary or appropriate by way of agreement with, and instruction to, its employees so as to maintain the confidentiality of such confidential information and licenses.

  10. Partial invalidity

    If any provision of this document is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall nevertheless continue in full force without being impaired or invalidated in any way.

  11. Failure to enforce

    The failure of either party to enforce at any time, or for any period of time, the provisions hereof shall not be construed to be a waiver of such provisions or of the right of such party to enforce each and every such provision.

  12. Dispute resolution

    The parties will engage in good faith negotiations to resolve the dispute for a period of ten (10) business days after written notice of the dispute or issue is provided by one party to the other. Within such ten (10) business days, representatives from each party will engage in negotiations to resolve the dispute, and such individuals will meet in person, via videoconference or via telephone and attempt to informally resolve the dispute or issues. If those persons are unable to resolve the dispute within such ten (10) business days, then unless the parties have mutually agreed to extend the negotiation period, a party may exercise its rights available to such party under this agreement or otherwise.

  13. Arbitration

    Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, including the formation, interpretation, breach or termination thereof, including whether the claims asserted are arbitrable, which has not been resolved via the process laid out in Dispute resolution will then be referred to and finally determined by arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute. The arbitral tribunal shall be composed of one arbitrator. The place of arbitration shall be Utrecht or Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The arbitral procedure shall be conducted in the English language. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.

  14. Governing law

    This agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Netherlands.

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