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Terms and conditions of use – RapidLEI.com

RapidLEI.com (“RapidLEI”) is an online service owned and managed by Ubisecure Oy (“Ubisecure”). Ubisecure is a global provider of Identity Assurance products and solutions for Government, Financial, Health, Telecommunications, Pharmaceutical and other organisations, see our web-site for further details: www.ubisecure.com

Ubisecure provides a set of services more fully described on the RapidLEI website (together, the “Service”) that enables the issuance and maintenance of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs). Your use of the Service to request, manage and be issued LEI(s) is subject to the following terms and conditions. Your use of the Service is predicated on acceptance of these terms and conditions.  Please note that issuance of an LEI requires an additional contract to be eSigned by a representative of the Legal Entity requesting an LEI.

Your Privacy & Our Policy

Our top priority is protecting your privacy. In line with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) Ubisecure is dedicated to safeguarding your information. By using www.rapidlei.com and providing your personal or business email and name, you are agreeing that Ubisecure complies with Article 6(1) point (a) of REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 and may store this information (provided as part of the necessary registration process to obtain an account). Ubisecure will not disclose the name of your organization, or the names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, or other personal identifying information other than that which is required to be included within an LEI as mandated by the Global Legal Entity Identity Foundation (GLEIF), without prior written consent. Individual online usage patterns will not be disclosed to either advertisers or to third parties. Ubisecure does not process or store your credit card information on any of its servers, instead, this information is managed by our payment gateway provider Stripe (www.stripe.com) and their partner Taxamo (www.taxamo.com) for VAT/GST purposes and invoice creation. Billing address details will be required from you during payment and will be recorded on invoices.

You have access to the data we store about you within the ‘My Settings’ section of the application and the right to rectify any inaccuracy.

In line with Article 17(1) point (a) of REGULATION (EU) 2016/679, accounts created on RapidLEI may be erased at any time prior to payment of fees or the successful issuance of an LEI. i.e. By using this service, you are agreeing that Ubisecure will store all necessary documentary evidence required and obligated in its performance as an Local Operating Unit (LOU). The GLIES (Global Legal Entity Identifier System) requires an archive of all data records for up to 15 years from the point of issuance of an LEI as a mandatory requirement between Ubisecure and the GLEIF (As specified within a Master Agreement signed by the two entities). Concerned parties may use pseudonymisation of email addresses as a basis for account creation.

If you order any goods or services via an authorised referrer of Ubisecure, you hereby consent to Ubisecure contacting that authorised referrer or that authorised referrer contacting Ubisecure for the purposes of confirming the details of the order (including confirming your identity, the details of the order and the purchase price thereof).

This Privacy Policy does not apply to any other web sites, products, or services or to information collected in any other way (whether offline or online) by Ubisecure.

If for any reason you need to object to this policy on privacy, then please email privacy(a)rapidlei.com (replace (a) with @) from the email address you have registered with us.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. As a responsible Service Provider, RapidLEI informs visitors that our website places cookies in your computer web browser.

RapidLEI uses cookies in following scenarios:

Login Cookie: On successfully login, we place a cookie containing your email address in your browser to enable us to recognise you the next time you visit the website. This improves your experience of the service by eliminating the need for you to re-enter your email address at login time

Session Cookie: This cookie is used to maintain your session on RapidLEI, allowing you to access different pages without logging in each time.

The above cookies are required for RapidLEI to operate and you will not be able to use the site if you refuse to accept these cookies. Note RapidLEI does not store advertising cookies of any type.

Security

Ubisecure is committed to security. We use secured datacenters with redundant power and internet connectivity. Ubisecure employs commercially reasonable precautions to maintain the security of the system, including the use of industry standard encryption methods to prevent unauthorized access to account information stored on our servers. The Service also protects information with the HTTPS security protocol during transmission to your web browser.

Your Representations and Obligations

Amendment

You are responsible for reviewing the current version of the Customer Agreement periodically. Ubisecure may amend this Agreement by (a) posting a revised Customer Agreement on the RapidLEI website, or (b) sending information regarding the amendment to the email address you provided at Registration. Continued use of the Service will be deemed acceptance of the amended Agreement

Proper Use

You agree to comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement and with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations and all Internet regulations, policies and procedures, including all export and other laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from any country through the Service. You agree that you will not use the Service for illegal purposes, to disrupt to the Service, or to distribute content that violates the privacy, intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any third party, or for purposes that Ubisecure reasonably determines to be unlawful, obscene, defamatory, harassing, fraudulent, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, or otherwise objectionable.

Age

You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age (or, as applicable, the age of majority in the state or province in which you reside), and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement.

Account Registration

The Service requires you to register for a password-protected account. You represent and warrant that all of the information you provide to Ubisecure is true, accurate and complete, and that you have legal right to use the e-mail address(es) you provide. You agree to keep your information current by updating your account information. You agree to maintain the confidentiality of your password and account. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your account.

Payment Obligations

Payment of your RapidLEI account balance is due in advance and must be made by the credit or debit card you designate.

Credit Card Refund Policy

Refunds may only be requested prior to the issuance of an LEI.  No refunds will be made post issuance and publication in the GLEIS system. Refund requests can be made by email to sales@rapidlei.com or by opening a support ticket at https://www.rapidlei.com/contact.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM UBISECURE, OR THROUGH OR FROM THE UBISECURE WEB SITE OR SERVICE, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.

Account Cancellation

If your account is paid-in-full and you have no ACTIVE or LAPSED LEI’s, then in line with GDPR you can erase your account and terminate this Agreement. After transferring any LEIs from the account, Ubisecure recommends printing or copying any important documents including invoices as you will lose access to the LEI audit history, notifications, messages or other content contained in your account after erasure. Ubisecure reserves the right to terminate access to any account that violates the terms of this Agreement.

Communication

You agree that the official time for all transactions using the Service will be the timestamps recorded by the Service’s servers. You also agree that all electronic communications or notices sent to the e-mail address you provide to Ubisecure, placed in your account, or posted on the Web Site will be considered “in writing” and received within five (5) business days of its dissemination. Ubisecure disclaims all responsibility for all failures in communication caused by failures of third parties to properly process or deliver Ubisecure’s electronic communications.

 

Ubisecure’s Rights and Disclaimers

Maintenance

The Service will occasionally be unavailable during system maintenance and upgrades. Ubisecure scheduled maintenance will usually take place on the second and fourth Saturday of every month between 7am-10pm GMT. Ubisecure will make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that the Service will be available during this period. However, Ubisecure disclaims all responsibility for any interruptions or problems with the Service caused by external forces affecting the reliability of the Internet or computer systems.

Limitation of Liability

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT UBISECURE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SUCH UBISECURE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF), AND INCLUDING DAMAGES RESULTING FROM: (i) ANY TRANSACTION SENT THROUGH THE SERVICE WHERE UBISECURE WAS NOT A DIRECT PARTY; (ii) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, INCLUDING ERRORS, INTERRUPTIONS OR DELAYS; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF THE STATUS OF YOUR LEI; OR (iv) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE. UBISECURE’S LIABILITY SHALL NOT EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, A SUM EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT OF FEES (IF ANY) PAID FOR USING THE SERVICE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT.

Disclaimer of Warranty

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. UBISECURE PROVIDES THE SERVICE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. UBISECURE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

UBISECURE DOES NOT WARRANT AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, RELIABLE, TIMELY, SECURE, ERROR-FREE OR FREE OF VIRUSES AND OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, (iii) ANY ERRORS ON THE UBISECURE WEB SITE OR SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED; AND (iv) THAT LEI DETAILS THAT YOU STORE VIA THE SERVICE WILL REMAIN ACCESSIBLE.

ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR SOLE DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM UBISECURE, OR THROUGH OR FROM THE UBISECURE WEB SITE OR SERVICE, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM UBISECURE, OR THROUGH OR FROM THE UBISECURE WEB SITE OR SERVICE, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.

Intellectual Property Rights

You acknowledge and agree that Ubisecure owns all right, title and interest in the Service and the web site, including, without limitation, all intellectual property rights. You acknowledge and agree that the Service and the website contain proprietary and confidential information and trade secrets including, but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, software, and icons, that are protected by Finland and international intellectual property laws and applicable laws.

Ubisecure retains all right, title and interest to the words “Ubisecure”, “RapidLEI”, and any word, phrase or logo incorporating the foregoing (collectively, the “Ubisecure Marks”). You agree not to display or use Ubisecure Marks in any manner without Ubisecure’s prior written permission.

General Provisions

Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Ubisecure and governs your use of the Service. This Agreement supersedes all prior agreements and understandings between you and Ubisecure, whether written or oral.

Indemnification

You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Ubisecure and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, directors, managers, employees, and successors from any claims, losses, damages, suits, demands, liabilities, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees arising from or in any way related to your use of the Service, your breach of any of your obligations under this Agreement, or your violation of any applicable laws or regulations.

Severability and Waiver

If a court of competent jurisdiction declares any term or provision in this Agreement invalid or unenforceable, you and Ubisecure nevertheless agree that the court should construe that term or provision consistent with applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the parties’ original intentions, and that the remaining terms and provisions remain in full force and effect. Failure by Ubisecure to exercise or enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of any such provision.

Choice of Law

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Finland without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Ubisecure agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Finland.