Answering Service Terms

 

Eureka Virtual Services LLC d/b/a Eureka Virtual Assistants is excited to have you as a Client and we look forward to your experience with the Eureka Virtual Services LLC team. This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions that govern our relationship at all times. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY, AS THEY CONSTITUTE A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND Eureka Virtual Services LLC.

Services and Products. This Agreement shall apply to all Services, Subscriptions, Maintenance and Products (collectively “Service” or “Services”) provided by Eureka Virtual Services LLC to you (“Client”). By accessing or using the Services, you confirm your agreement to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not access or use the Services. The Services under this Agreement consist of the following. Eureka Virtual Services LLC will make reasonable efforts to provide the services selected and agreed to by the Client on its chosen and paid for written confirmation or customer care. Client authorizes Eureka Virtual Services LLC to be their answering service (including Answering Service, Virtual Receptionist or Call Center as chosen and paid for by Client) and to act as their agent in matters relating to answering, messaging, and telecommunication services. The Client authorizes Eureka Virtual Services LLC to provide and/or produce to the trier of fact personal information (including call logs, messages, content) pertaining to your clients, prospective clients, or business leads in connection with any disputes between the parties. Client agrees to use the services in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Eureka Virtual Services LLC will capture information and data as requested in the protocol, setup with the Client, utilizing their proprietary and/or third-party software, calendars, e-mail, fax, pager, message ticket, online information entry, or utilizing other means of electronic transmission required for the service and within the capabilities of Eureka Virtual Services LLC. Client understands that it must provide the email, pager, fax, SMS text, forwarding service or other telecommunication service(s) or device(s) that will be used to deliver messages to the client. All telephone numbers, software and access provided by Eureka Virtual Services LLC remain the property of Eureka Virtual Services LLC upon termination of services. By using the Services you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms and our website Privacy Policy, found at https://weareeureka.com/privacy/, incorporated herein by reference. Eureka Virtual Services LLC relies solely on the Client for the Client to safeguard its personal, confidential, and proprietary information and communication devices from third-party hacking or disruption. If an increase in call volume is expected, Client agrees to give Eureka Virtual Services LLC at least ten (10) business days written notice so that Eureka Virtual Services LLC can appropriately staff for the change.

Client Responsibilities. Eureka Virtual Services LLC looks forward to working with the Client to provide the best Service possible. Client shall provide Eureka Virtual Services LLC with all information relevant to the services to be performed and shall cooperate and provideEureka Virtual Services LLC with all assistance as may reasonably be required to perform the services.

  1. Use. Client will not use Eureka Virtual Services LLC’s service(s) for any illegal, illegitimate or fraudulent purposes. Client will not sell, transfer or otherwise make available the Service to any third parties without the prior written consent of Eureka Virtual Services LLC.
  2. Security. Client shall be solely responsible for administering and monitoring the use of login IDs and passwords by its administrators and users. Upon the termination of employment of any such Client administrator or user Client will immediately terminate access by the login ID and password of that individual. Client is exclusively responsible for backing up, monitoring, and/or securing Client content, and Eureka Virtual Services LLC is not responsible in any manner for loss of Client data, viruses, ransomware and/or the compromise of Client’s data integrity. Client is exclusively responsible for ensuring it has adequate safeguards (including on its external devices) and protocol to maintain HIPAA or other personal information, including ADA compliance, pertaining to its clients and prospective clients.
  3. Integrations and third party applications. Eureka Virtual Services LLC may use integrations with other services which may require separate credentials. By providing those credentials to Eureka Virtual Services LLC , you authorize Eureka Virtual Services LLC to use those credentials to access those accounts and any data contained therein, for any purpose reasonably related to Eureka Virtual Services LLC’s services. These Terms do not govern such third party applications. By using the Services you understand and acknowledge that any third party applications integrated into the Services are subject to the respective terms and conditions of use of such application, which are separate and independent from these Terms and over which Eureka Virtual Services LLC has no control.
  4. Expenses. Further, the client is solely responsible for paying all telecommunication expenses, taxes and fees, required for its operations. Client is also responsible for paying any applicable sales, use and excise taxes and any other similar taxes, and charges of any kind imposed by any federal, state, or local government entity. Any such taxes, and charges currently assessed or which may be assessed in the future, that are applicable to the Services are for the Customer’s account, and Customer hereby agrees to pay such taxes.
  5. Recording. The Client is exclusively responsible for notifying its callers, clients, prospective client vendors, and business prospects that Eureka Virtual Services LLC may record its calls with said third parties to this Agreement may be recorded for quality assurance purposes. Client is responsible for determining if it is legally responsible under state or federal law to notify its callers that the calls may be recorded.

Eureka Virtual Services LLC Responsibilities. Eureka Virtual Services LLC agrees that the services will be performed in a professional manner. Eureka Virtual Services LLC does not provide any guarantees or assurances with respect to the services hereunder.

  1. Dispute. If Client believes that any Service has not been performed as described in this Agreement, Client must notify Eureka Virtual Services LLC in writing within thirty (30) days of the occurrence of the problem, and Eureka Virtual Services LLC will use reasonable efforts to resolve the issue in good faith and to the best of Eureka Virtual Services LLC’s ability. The foregoing provides Client’s sole remedy for Services or Services that do not comply with Client expectations.
  2. As Is. Except as provided herein, all Services provided by Eureka Virtual Services LLC are provided “as is”.
  3. Availability. Eureka Virtual Services LLC’s call center will be available 24 hours a day and 365 days a year, subject to the force majeure clause herein. Eureka Virtual Services LLC customer care center will be available Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm EST, excluding commercially standard and federal holidays and subject to the force majeure clause herein. Eureka Virtual Services LLC does not provide guarantees with respect to uptime and expected availability. Eureka Virtual Services LLC’s services are subject to unexpected interruptions by software, telephone outages, hardware, internet problems, datacenter issues, and acts of god. Eureka Virtual Services LLC will undertake its best efforts to ensure uptimes of services.
  4. No Warranty. Eureka Virtual Services LLC expressly disclaims all representations and warranties for non-Eureka Virtual Services LLC products and services, including without limitation, warranty of non-infringement, title, fitness for a particular purpose, or merchantability, whether express, implied, or statutory (by any territory or jurisdiction to the extent permitted by law). Eureka Virtual Services LLC does not warrant that it will have sufficient resources to handle unexpected increases in call volume. Eureka Virtual Services LLC does not warrant that the services are error-free, or will operate without delays or interruptions. Eureka Virtual Services LLC is not responsible for transmission errors, corruption of data, or the security of information carried over telecommunication services. Subject to the foregoing limitations, Eureka Virtual Services LLC will use commercially reasonable efforts to provide the services, and if Eureka Virtual Services LLC fails to do so, Client’s sole remedy will be, at Eureka Virtual Services LLC’s sole discretion, either: (1) the correction of the failure to provide the services, and/or (2) a credit of recurring charges paid to Eureka Virtual Services LLC for such services during the period of time that the services were affected. Any credits offered by Eureka Virtual Services LLC will not be refunded, but will be applied to Client’s account with Eureka Virtual Services LLC for future services.

Term. This agreement shall be on a month to month basis until terminated by either party upon written notice to Customer Care info@localhost.

  1. Termination. For termination to be effective, accounts with less than 2,000 minutes per month must provide thirty (30) days advance written notice and accounts over 2,000 minutes per month must provide sixty (60) days advance written notice. Upon cancellation by Client, any overage amount at the time of cancellation will be due immediately. Plan base rate charged for the month of cancellation will not be refunded or pro-rated.
  2. Renewal. Failure to give at least thirty (30) days written notice of intention not to renew the Services will result in automatic renewal and Client will be liable for an additional month’s charges. The initial Services period begins on the 1st day of the next month following the date of your purchase of the Services from Eureka Virtual Services LLC. Any Client inquiry concerning an invoice must be made within thirty (30) days from the Client’s receipt of the invoice.

Charges

  1. Automatic Payment. For all Services, automatic payment by credit card or ACH is required and by using our services the Client authorizes the use of any payment method on file to be used to pay for any outstanding charges and agrees that the payment method provided is a valid payment. A valid payment authorization is to be established, maintained, and updated for the amount of the plan chosen plus overage as stated and selected in the online sign up or by written confirmation to customer care. Client agrees to inform Eureka Virtual Services LLC of any updates to payment method so that Eureka Virtual Services LLC is timely paid. Eureka Virtual Services LLC will charge the selected payment method on a monthly basis for services rendered.
  2. Billing Cycle. Base plan rate is due in advance and overage minutes are billed the following month. If the use of services depletes the selected plan, Eureka Virtual Services LLC reserves the right to require that the plan be restored or the Client upgrade to a higher plan.
  3. Due. Invoices will be issued and due on the date service is established and due each month thereafter until service is terminated in writing. All Client payments are due upon Client’s receipt of the invoice. Eureka Virtual Services LLC reserves the right to require payment outside of the regular monthly billing cycle.
  4. Rates. Eureka Virtual Services LLC reserves the right to increase any of its rates or charges at any time upon thirty (30) days’ notice.
  5. Deposit. If the Client fails to timely submit payments or their account is suspended for non-payment, Eureka Virtual Services LLC maintains the discretion to require Client to submit a non-refundable deposit that is equal to the sum of the previous two months of invoices billed to the Client.
  6. Plan Charges. All calls and work time are measured in increments which are left to the full discretion of Eureka Virtual Services LLC. Time of call is measured from connect to disconnect time as recorded by Eureka Virtual Services LLC’s software. Per minute charges include all inbound and outbound actions. If the Client does not consume the base plan minutes within the monthly term, the unused minutes will not carry over to the next month. The base plan is charged to the Client in advance. Overage in excess of a plan is billed at the overage rate in arrears. At Eureka Virtual Services LLC’s sole discretion, it may require the Client to upgrade its plan or restart their cycle to account for the labor required to service the Client. Client also agrees that Eureka Virtual Services LLC may automatically charge Client to upgrade to the next plan, without advance notice to Client, if the Client’s increase in usage exceeds their current plan. Initial staffing shall be based on the selected plan according to the Account Setup Form.
  7. Late Payment. All Eureka Virtual Services LLC invoices which are not paid when due (except for any amounts with respect to which Client notifies Eureka Virtual Services LLC in writing during such 30-day period of a good faith bona dispute) shall be subject to a one time late fee per invoice in the amount of 10% of the outstanding amount reflected on the invoice at issue. Additionally, Client will be assessed a charge of $35.00 for each check or other payment whereby a financial institution refuses to honor for any reason. Client acknowledges and agrees that unless and until such invoice(s) and late charges are paid in full, Eureka Virtual Services LLC reserves the right, without notice, to immediately suspend and/or terminate services and products under this Agreement, in addition to such other remedies it may have at law or in equity including reimbursement of legal costs and other collection service costs incurred in connection with the late payment. All charges and quotes under this Agreement are exclusively in US Dollars.

Non-Solicitation of Employees. During the term of this Agreement and for a two-year period thereafter, Client shall not directly or indirectly, solicit or accept for employment or for engagement as an independent contractor, or encourage to leave their employment or engagement, any employee or independent contractor of Eureka Virtual Services LLC. In the event that Client breaches this provision resulting in Eureka Virtual Services LLC losing the services of an employee or independent contractor, Client shall pay to Eureka Virtual Services LLC an amount equal to 100% of the most recent annual rate of compensation of the employee or independent contractor, payable upon the date of employment and/or engagement.

Limitation of Liability. Client must notify Eureka Virtual Services LLC in writing of any dispute within ten (10) days of when the Client knew or should have known of any such dispute, and thereafter, Eureka Virtual Services LLC will work in good faith to resolve the dispute within five (5) days.

IN NO EVENT SHALL Eureka Virtual Services LLC BE LIABLE TO CLIENT OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS OF USE, REVENUE, OR PROFIT OR LOSS OF DATA OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHETHER ARISING OUT OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGE WAS FORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IN NO EVENT WILL Eureka Virtual Services LLC’S TOTAL LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE LESSER OF (A) THE AGGREGATE AMOUNTS PAID TO Eureka Virtual Services LLC DURING THE SIX (6) MONTH PERIOD PURSUANT TO THIS AGREEMENT IN THE SIX (6) MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM OR (B) $3,000.

The parties agree to the mutual allocation of risk set forth herein, and the parties agree that this stipulated amount is reasonable and any amount of damages sustained in connection with this agreement are not currently ascertainable.

The Client shall fully indemnify and defend Eureka Virtual Services LLC against any third-party claims asserted against Eureka Virtual Services LLC that arise from the Client’s wrongful acts of any form.

Force Majeure. Neither party will be liable to the other party for any loss or damage resulting from any delay or failure to perform all or any part of this Agreement, except for failure to pay monies due, if such delay or failure is caused by circumstances constituting force majeure. Such circumstances include acts of God, riots, acts of war, acts of violence, acts of terror, earthquakes, floods, windstorms, fire, explosions, strikes, lockouts, labor stoppages or slowdowns, or other industrial disturbances, telecommunication breakdowns, power outages or shortages, and any other similar events beyond the reasonable control of the impacted party (each a “Force Majeure Event”).

Retention Policies. Eureka Virtual Services LLC will destroy all Client data within ninety (90) days after the information is initially obtained by Eureka Virtual Services LLC. Notwithstanding the foregoing, all Client data will be discarded immediately after Client closes its account with Eureka Virtual Services LLC. Furthermore, all Client billing data, statistics, and call detail records are purged after ninety (90) days from the date of generation.

General. Each party represents and warrants to the other party that (i) it has the right to enter into this Agreement and perform its obligations hereunder; (ii) it is organized under the laws of its jurisdiction in a corporate or equivalent form; (iii) to the best of its knowledge there are no claims, actions or proceedings against it (including without limitation bankruptcy, or any assignments for the benefit of creditors) that would impair its ability to honor all legal obligations (iv) the Agreement constitutes valid, legal and binding obligations enforceable in accordance with their terms, (v) Client was afforded the opportunity to consult with legal counsel in connection with the Agreement, and (vi) the terms of this Agreement represent the entire agreement between the parties hereto concerning the subject matter of this Agreement and supersedes any and all prior oral or written statements , agreements, quotations, and negotiations regarding the subject matter within this Agreement. This Agreement cannot be altered, amended, or modified except in writing executed by an authorized representative of each party. The parties hereto are independent of each other, and no agency, partnership, joint venture or employee-employer relationship is intended or created by this Agreement. Neither party shall have the power to obligate or bind the other party to any other Agreement.

Arbitration. Arbitration under this Agreement shall be the sole means of resolving all disputes between the Client and Eureka Virtual Services LLC to the fullest extent allowed by law. The Arbitration shall be governed by the rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA” then in force and effect. As part of any dispute hereunder, including within Arbitration, there will be no right or authority for any dispute to be brought, heard or arbitrated as a class, collective or representative action on behalf of a class of persons or the general public (“Class Action Waiver.)”Arbitration under this Agreement shall occur in Montfomery County, Texas. Any decision in arbitration shall be final and binding upon the Parties. Judgment may be entered thereon in any court of competent jurisdiction. In the event of a dispute in connection with any services rendered under this agreement or in any collection action filed by Eureka Virtual Services LLC, the prevailing party as defined by an arbitration panel or Court of law, shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs expended in relation to the dispute. A party who desires to initiate arbitration must provide the other party with a written Demand for Arbitration as specified in the AAA Rules. The Arbitrator will be either (1) a retired judge or (2) an attorney specifically licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and will be selected by the parties from the AAA’s roster of consumer dispute arbitrators. If the parties are unable to agree upon an Arbitrator within seven (7) days of delivery of the Demand for Arbitration, then the AAA will appoint the Arbitrator in accordance with the AAA Rules.

Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold Eureka Virtual Services LLC and its affiliates and their officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless from any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees), arising out of or in connection with: (i) your use of the Services; (ii) your breach or violation of any of these Terms; (iii) Eureka Virtual Services LLC’s use of your content; (iv) your violation of the rights of any third party, including Third Party Providers; or (v) Eureka Virtual Services LLC’s recordings of phone conversations with your clients, prospective clients, callers, or business prospects.

Cumulative Remedies. All rights and remedies provided in this Agreement are cumulative and not exclusive, and the exercise by Eureka Virtual Services LLC of any right or remedy does not preclude the exercise of any other rights or remedies that may now or subsequently be available at law, in equity, by statute, in any other agreement between the Parties, or otherwise.

Assignment. The Client may not assign any of its rights or delegate any of its obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of Eureka Virtual Services LLC. Any purported assignment or delegation in violation of this Section is null and void. No assignment or delegation relieves the assigning or delegating Party of any of its obligations under this Agreement. Eureka Virtual Services LLC may assign any of its rights or delegate any of its obligations to any affiliate or to any Person acquiring all or substantially all of Eureka Virtual Services LLC’s assets.

No Third Party Beneficiaries. The parties do not confer any rights or remedies upon any Person other than the parties to this Agreement and their respective successors and permitted assigns.

Choice of Law. This Agreement is governed by, and construed in accordance with, the Laws of the State of Texas, United States of America, without regard to the conflict of laws provisions to the extent such principles or rules would require or permit the application of the Laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of Texas.

If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of this Agreement.

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