SECTION G – THE SSL CERTIFICATE SERVICE
Easily shall provide the SSL Certificate Service upon the following Service Terms and
the General Terms and Conditions.
Please note that the only SSL Certificate provided by Easily is the GeoTrust SSL
Certificate, provided by GeoTrust
1. THE SSL CERTIFICATE SERVICE
1.1 The SSL Certificate Service comprises of the provision of online support and
submission of information to GeoTrust. Full details of the SSL Certificate Service is set
out at the following link: geotrust.com/ssl/ssl-certificates-premium. All SSL Certificates
ordered by You shall be issued within 24 (twenty four) hours of receipt of a full and
accurate application for the applicable SSL Certificate, subject to the terms of the SSL
Certificate Subscriber Agreement issued by GeoTrust (the “Subscriber Agreement") set out
1.2 In applying for an SSL Certificate, you expressly agree to be bound by the terms of
the Subscriber Agreement.
1.3 By submitting Your Order for the SSL Certificate Service, You expressly agree (i)
that You have provided Easily with authority to enter the Subscriber Agreement for the
purposes of supplying You with the SSL Certificate Service and (ii) You shall comply with
all terms of the Subscriber Agreement that apply to You as a purchaser and/or user of an
SSL Certificate. You acknowledge that Easily may revoke, suspend or withdraw the SSL
Certificate Service in the event that You are in breach of the SSL Subscriber
2. GEOTRUST SSL CERTIFICATE SUBSCRIBER TERMS
References in the terms below to “Reseller” shall mean Easily.
YOU MUST READ THIS GEOTRUST SSL CERTIFICATE SUBSCRIBER AGREEMENT ("AGREEMENT") BEFORE
APPLYING FOR, ACCEPTING, OR USING A GEOTRUST ENTERPRISE SSL, ENTERPRISE SSL PREMIUM,
ENTERPRISE SSL WILDCARD, QUICKSSL, QUICKSSL PREMIUM, TRUE BUSINESSID, TRUE BUSINESSID
WILDCARD, TRUE BUSINESSID WITH EXTENDED VALIDATION, POWER SERVER ID, OR POWER SERVER ID
WILDCARD, (EACH, A “CERTIFICATE"). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO
NOT APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, OR USE THE CERTIFICATE. BY CLICKING "ACCEPT" BELOW OR BY ACCEPTING
OR USING A CERTIFICATE, YOU AGREE TO BECOME A PARTY TO, AND BE BOUND BY, THESE TERMS. BY
CLICKING "DECLINE", YOU INDICATE THAT YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND WILL NOT BE A
ALL REFERENCES TO "GEOTRUST" IN THIS AGREEMENT SHALL MEAN THE SPECIFIC GEOTRUST ENTITY
SPECIFIED ON THE HOMEPAGE OF THE WEBSITE ON WHICH YOU APPLIED FOR YOUR CERTIFICATE.
IF YOU ARE A CUSTOMER OF A RESELLER (AS DEFINED HEREIN), YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT
YOUR RESELLER IS AUTHORIZED TO APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, INSTALL, MAINTAIN, RENEW, AND, IF
NECESSARY, REVOKE THE CERTIFICATE ON YOUR BEHALF. BY AUTHORIZING YOUR RESELLER TO USE YOUR
CERTIFICATE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO
THESE TERMS, CONTACT GEOTRUST IMMEDIATELY AT THE TELEPHONE NUMBER SET FORTH IN SECTION 24
BELOW AND GEOTRUST WILL REVOKE THE CERTIFICATE.
IF YOU ARE A RESELLER AND ARE ACTING AS THE AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF A CUSTOMER IN
APPLYING FOR A CERTIFICATE, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT AS SET FORTH IN SECTIONS 8.2 AND 8.3.
IF YOU ARE A RESELLER AND ARE APPLYING FOR YOUR OWN CERTIFICATE, THIS AGREEMENT APPLIES TO
YOU IN ITS ENTIRETY, EXCEPT FOR SECTION 8.3.
"Certification Authority" or "CA" means an entity authorized to issue, suspend, or
Certificates. For purposes of this Agreement, CA shall mean GeoTrust.
"Certificate Application" means a request to a CA for the issuance of a Certificate.
“Certification Practice Statement” or “CPS” means a document, as revised from time to
time, representing a statement of the practices a CA employs in issuing Certificates.
GeoTrust’s CPS is published at http://www.geotrust.com/resources/repository/legal.asp
“Intellectual Property Rights” means any and all now known or hereafter existing rights
associated with intangible property, including, but not limited to, registered and
unregistered, United States and foreign copyrights, trade dress, trade names, corporate
names, logos, inventions, patents, patent applications, software, know-how and all other
intellectual property and proprietary rights (of every kind and nature throughout the
universe and however designated).
"Licensed Certificate Option" shall mean the service option that grants a Subscriber the
right to use a Certificate on one physical device and obtain additional Certificate
licenses for each physical server that each device manages, or where replicated
Certificates may otherwise reside. This option may not be available to you.
"GeoSure Protection Plan" shall mean the extended warranty program offered by GeoTrust,
as detailed in the Repository.
"Relying Party" shall mean an individual or organization that acts in reliance on a
Certificate and/or a digital signature.
"Relying Party Agreement" shall mean an agreement used by a CA setting forth the terms
and conditions under which an individual or organization acts as a Relying Party, such as
the GeoTrust Relying Party Agreement published in the Repository.
"Repository" shall mean the collection of documents located at the link for the
repository which may be accessed from the homepage of the website from which you applied
for your Certificate.
"Reseller" shall mean an internet service provider, a systems integrator, a web host, a
technical consultant, an application service provider, or other entity that obtains
Certificates for re-sale.
"Subscriber" means a person, organization, or entity who is the owner of or has the
right to the device that is the subject of, and has been issued a Certificate, and is
capable of using, and is authorized to use, the private key that corresponds to the public
key listed in the Certificate at issue.
"GeoTrust Seal" shall mean an electronic image featuring a GeoTrust mark, which when
displayed by you on your website indicates that you have purchased GeoTrust service(s)
"GeoTrust PKI” or “PKI" shall mean the Certificate-based public key infrastructure
governed by the GeoTrust PKI certificate policies, which enables the worldwide deployment
and use of Certificates by GeoTrust, its affiliates, their respective customers,
Subscribers, and Relying Parties.
2. Description of the Certificate
The following applies to GeoTrust True BusinessID, True BusinessID Wildcard, Enterprise
SSL, Enterprise SSL Premium, and Enterprise SSL Wildcard Certificates only: The Certificate
for which you have applied on behalf of your organization is a fully-authenticated
certificate within the GeoTrust PKI. These Certificates are issued to devices to provide
authentication; message, software, and content integrity; and confidentiality encryption.
Fully-authenticated Certificates provide assurances of the identity of the Subscriber based
on a confirmation that the Subscriber organization does in fact exist. The Certificate also
provides assurances that the Subscriber is entitled to use the domain name listed in the
Certificate Application, if a domain name is listed in such Certificate Application.
The following applies to GeoTrust QuickSSL, QuickSSL Premium, Power Server ID, and Power
Server ID Wildcard Certificates only: The Certificate for which you have applied on behalf
of your organization is not a fully-authenticated Certificate within the GeoTrust PKI.
These Certificates are issued to devices to provide validation of the domain (unless issued
to an Intranet Server); message, software, and content integrity; and confidentiality
encryption. These Certificates provide assurances of the validity of the domain (unless
issued to an Intranet Server) and that the domain administrator has authorized the
Certificate Application. No organization authentication is performed on the owner of the
If you have applied for an Extended Validation Certificate, then GeoTrust will
authenticate your Certificate according to the Extended Validation Certificate
3. Processing the Certificate Application
Upon GeoTrust's receipt of the necessary payment and upon completion of authentication
procedures required for the Certificate you have selected, GeoTrust will process your
Certificate Application. If your Certificate Application is approved, GeoTrust will issue
you a Certificate for your use in accordance with this Agreement. After you pick up or
otherwise install your Certificate, you must review the information in it and promptly
notify GeoTrust of any errors. Upon receipt of such notice, GeoTrust may revoke your
Certificate and issue you a corrected Certificate.
4. Use Restrictions
You are prohibited from using your Certificate (i) for or on behalf of any other
organization; (ii) to perform private or public key operations in connection with any
domain and/or organization name other than the one you submitted on your Certificate
Application; (iii) on more than one physical server or device at a time, unless you have
purchased the Licensed Certificate Option; and (iv) for use as control equipment in
hazardous circumstances or for uses requiring fail-safe performance such as the operation
of nuclear facilities, aircraft navigation or communication systems, air traffic control
systems, or weapons control systems, where failure could lead directly to death, personal
injury, or severe environmental damage. If you are using the Licensed Certificate Option,
you acknowledge and agree that this option can result in increased security risks to your
network and that GeoTrust expressly disclaims any liability for breaches of security that
result from the distribution of a single key across multiple devices.
GEOTRUST CONSIDERS THE UNLICENSED USE OF A CERTIFICATE ON A DEVICE THAT RESIDES ABOVE A
SERVER OR SERVER FARM PIRACY AND WILL PURSUE VIOLATORS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW. If
you choose to display the GeoTrust Seal, you must install and display such seal only in
accordance with the applicable GeoTrust Seal License Agreement published in the
If you discover or have reason to believe there has been a compromise of your private
key, or the information within your Certificate is incorrect or has changed, or if your
organization name and/or domain name registration has changed, you must immediately notify
GeoTrust. GeoTrust retains the right to revoke your Certificate at any time without notice
if (i) GeoTrust discovers that the information within your Certificate is no longer valid;
(ii) you fail to perform your obligations under the terms of this Agreement; or (iii) in
GeoTrust's sole discretion, you have engaged in activities which GeoTrust determines are
harmful to the PKI.
6. Obligations Upon Revocation or Expiration
Upon expiration or notice of revocation of your Certificate, you shall permanently
remove your Certificate from all devices on which it is installed and shall not use it for
any purpose thereafter. If you have installed a GeoTrust Seal in conjunction with the
revoked Certification, then you shall remove such seal from your website.
7. Term of Service
This Agreement shall remain in effect until your Certificate has expired or is earlier
8. Representations and Warranties
8.1 GeoTrust Representations and Warranties
GeoTrust represents and warrants that (i) there are no errors introduced by GeoTrust in
the Certificate information as a result of GeoTrust's failure to use reasonable care in
creating the Certificate; (ii) its issuance of Certificates shall comply in all material
respects with its CPS; and (iii) its revocation services and use of a Repository conform to
its CPS in all material aspects.
8.2 Your Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant to GeoTrust and Relying Parties that (i) all information
material to the issuance of a Certificate you provide to GeoTrust in your Certificate
Application is accurate; (ii) you will inform GeoTrust if the representations you made to
GeoTrust in your Certificate Application changed or are no longer valid; (iii) the
Certificate information you provided (including your e-mail address) does not infringe the
Intellectual Property Rights of any third party; (iv) the Certificate information you
provided (including your email address) has not been and will not be used for any unlawful
purpose; (v) you have been (since the time of its creation) and will remain the only person
possessing your private key, or any challenge phrase, PIN, software, or hardware mechanism
protecting the private key, and no unauthorized person has had or will have access to such
materials or information; (vi) you will use your Certificate exclusively for authorized and
legal purposes consistent with this Agreement; (vii) you will use your Certificate as an
end user and not as a Certification Authority to issue Certificates, certification
revocation lists, or otherwise; (viii) each digital signature created using your private
key is the Subscriber’s digital signature, and the Certificate has been accepted and is
operational (not expired or revoked) at the time the digital signature is created; (ix) you
manifest assent to this Agreement as a condition of obtaining a Certificate; and (x) you
will not monitor, interfere with, or reverse engineer (save to the extent that you can not
be prohibited from so doing under applicable law) the technical implementation of the PKI,
except with the prior written approval from GeoTrust, and shall not otherwise intentionally
compromise the security of the PKI. You further represent and warrant that you have
sufficient information to make an informed decision as to the extent to which you choose to
rely on a digital certificate issued within the PKI, that you are solely responsible for
deciding whether or not to rely on such information, and that you shall bear the legal
consequences of your failure to perform any obligation you might have as a Relying Party
under the applicable Relying Party Agreement.
8.3 Reseller Representations and Warranties
Further to section 8.2, Reseller represents and warrants to GeoTrust and Relying Parties
that (i) it has obtained the authority of its customer to enter into this Agreement on
behalf of its customer and/or to bind its customer to this Agreement; and (ii) it shall
comply with and procure its customer's compliance with this Agreement.
9. Fees and Payment Terms
This section does not apply to you if you purchased your Certificate from a Reseller. As
consideration for the Certificate you have purchased, you shall pay GeoTrust the applicable
service fees set forth on our website at the time of your selection, or, if applicable,
upon receipt of an invoice from GeoTrust. All fees are due immediately and are
non-refundable, except as otherwise stated below. All taxes, duties, fees and other
governmental charges of any kind (including sales, services, use, and value-added taxes,
but excluding taxes based on the net income of GeoTrust) which are imposed by or under the
authority of any government on the service fees charged herein shall be borne by you and
shall not be considered a part of, a deduction from or an offset against such service fees.
All payments due to GeoTrust shall be made without any deduction or withholding on account
of any tax, duty, charge, penalty, or otherwise except as required by law in which case the
sum payable by you in respect of which such deduction or withholding is to be made shall be
increased to the extent necessary to ensure that, after making such deduction or
withholding, GeoTrust receives and retains (free from any liability in respect thereof) a
net sum equal to the sum it would have received but for such deduction or withholding being
10. Refund Policy
GeoTrust shall provide refunds pursuant to its Refund Policy published on its
11. Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge that GeoTrust and its licensors retain all Intellectual Property Rights
and title in and to all of their confidential information or other proprietary information,
products, services, and the ideas, concepts, techniques, inventions, processes, software or
works of authorship developed, embodied in, or practiced in connection with the services
provided by GeoTrust hereunder, including without limitation all modifications,
enhancements, derivative works, configurations, translations, upgrades, and interfaces
thereto (all of the foregoing, “GeoTrust Works”).
The GeoTrust Works do not include your pre-existing hardware, software, or networks.
Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, nothing in this Agreement shall create any
right of ownership or license in and to the other party’s Intellectual Property Rights, and
each party shall continue to independently own and maintain its Intellectual Property
12. Modifications to Subscriber Agreement
GeoTrust may (i) revise the terms of this Agreement; and/or (ii) change part of the
services provided herein at any time. Any such change will be binding and effective thirty
(30) days after publication of the change on GeoTrust's websites, or upon notification to
you by e-mail. If you do not agree with the change, you may terminate this Agreement at any
time by notifying GeoTrust and requesting a partial refund of fees paid, prorated from the
date of termination to the end of the service period. By continuing to use GeoTrust
services after such change, you agree to abide by and be bound thereby.
GeoTrust will treat and process the data you provide in your Certificate Application in
from the home page of the website from which you enrolled for your Certificate. GeoTrust
may place in your Certificate information that you provide in your Certificate Application.
GeoTrust may also (i) publish your Certificate and information about its status in the
Repository; and (ii) use such information for the purposes set out in this Agreement and in
warrant that you have all necessary rights (including consents) to provide your customer
information to GeoTrust. You are aware that GeoTrust will process and/or transfer the
information you provide in your Certificate Application in the United States and in other
jurisdictions where GeoTrust maintains a presence. For further information on processing of
14. Disclaimers of Warranties
EXCEPT FOR THE EXPRESS LIMITED WARRANTIES CONTAINED IN SECTION 8 OR THE GEOSURE
PROTECTION PLAN, GEOTRUST DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY,
INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SATISFACTION OF CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS, NONINFRINGEMENT, AND ANY
WARRANTY ARISING OUT OF A COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, DEALING OR TRADE USAGE. TO THE EXTENT
JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR
GUARANTEES, SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless GeoTrust, its directors, shareholders,
officers, agents, employees, successors and assigns from any and all third party claims,
suits, proceedings, judgments, damages, and costs (including reasonable attorney's fees and
expenses) arising from (i) the breach of any of your warranties, representations and
obligations under this Subscriber Agreement, (ii) any falsehoods or misrepresentations of
fact you make on the Certificate Application, (iii) any infringement of an Intellectual
Property Right of any person or entity in information or content provided by you, (iv)
failure to disclose a material fact on the Certificate Application if the misrepresentation
or omission was made negligently or with intent to deceive any party, or (v) failure to
protect the private key, or use a trustworthy system, or to take the precautions necessary
to prevent the compromise, loss, disclosure, modification or unauthorized use of the
private key under the terms of this Agreement.
GeoTrust shall promptly notify you of any such claim, and you shall bear full
responsibility for the defense of such claim (including any settlements); provided however,
that (a) you keep GeoTrust informed of, and consult with GeoTrust in connection with the
progress of such litigation or settlement; (b) you shall not have any right, without
GeoTrust’s written consent, which consent shall not be unreasonably withhold, to settle any
such claim if such settlement arises from or is part of any criminal action, suit or
proceeding or contains a stipulation to or admission or acknowledgement of, any liability
or wrongdoing (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) on the part of GeoTrust, or
requires any specific performance or non-pecuniary remedy by GeoTrust; and (c) GeoTrust
shall have the right to participate in the defense of a claim with counsel of its choice at
its own expense. The terms of this Section 15 will survive any termination of this
Agreement. As a Relying Party, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless GeoTrust,
its directors, shareholders, officers, agents, employees, successors and assigns from any
and all third party claims, suits, proceedings, judgments, damages, and costs (including
reasonable attorney's fees and expenses) arising from (i) your failure to perform the
obligations of a Relying Party as set forth in the applicable Relying Party Agreement; (ii)
your reliance on a Certificate that is not reasonable under the circumstances; or (iii)
your failure to check the status of such Certificate to determine whether the certificate
is expired or revoked.
16. Limitations of Liability
16.1 THE MOST THAT GEOTRUST MUST PAY YOU UNDER THE GEOSURE PROTECTION PLAN IS THE AMOUNT
DETERMINED UNDER THE PLAN. THE LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES AND PAYMENTS IN THIS SECTION 16.1 DO
NOT APPLY TO REFUND PAYMENTS.
16.2 THIS SECTION 16.2 APPLIES TO LIABILITY UNDER CONTRACT (INCLUDING BREACH OF
WARRANTY), TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE AND/OR STRICT LIABILITY), AND ANY OTHER LEGAL OR
EQUITABLE FORM OF CLAIM. IF YOU INITIATE ANY CLAIM, ACTION, SUIT, ARBITRATION, OR OTHER
PROCEEDING SEPARATE FROM A REQUEST FOR PAYMENT UNDER THE GEOSURE PROTECTION PLAN RELATING
TO SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW,
GEOTRUST SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR (I) ANY LOSS OF PROFIT, BUSINESS, CONTRACTS, REVENUE OR
ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, OR (II) ANY INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS. GEOTRUST'S TOTAL LIABILITY
FOR DAMAGES SUSTAINED BY YOU AND ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY USE OR RELIANCE ON A CERTIFICATE
SHALL BE LIMITED, IN THE AGGREGATE, TO ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND U.S. DOLLARS (US$100,000) OR
THE EQUIVALENT IN LOCAL CURRENCY. THE LIABILITY LIMITATIONS PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION 16.2
SHALL BE THE SAME REGARDLESS OF THE NUMBER OF DIGITAL SIGNATURES, TRANSACTIONS, OR CLAIMS
RELATED TO SUCH CERTIFICATE. THIS SECTION 16.2 DOES NOT LIMIT REFUND PAYMENTS OR PAYMENTS
UNDER THE GEOSURE PROTECTION PLAN.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, GEOTRUST’S LIABILITY SHALL NOT BE LIMITED UNDER THIS
SECTION 16 IN CASES OF PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH ARISING FROM GEOTRUST’S NEGLIGENCE OR TO
ANY OTHER LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED BY APPLICABLE LAW (INCLUDING MANDATORY LAWS OF
ANY APPLICABLE JURISDICTION). TO THE EXTENT JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF
CERTAIN LIABILITY LIMITATIONS, SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
17. Force Majeure
Neither party shall be deemed in default hereunder, nor shall it hold the other party
responsible for, any cessation, interruption or delay in the performance of its obligations
hereunder (excluding payment obligations) due to earthquake, flood, fire, storm, natural
disaster, act of God, war, terrorism, armed conflict, labor strike, lockout, boycott or
other similar events beyond the reasonable control of such party, provided that the party
relying upon this Section 17 (i) gives prompt written notice thereof; and (ii) takes all
steps reasonably necessary to mitigate the effects of the force majeure event; provided
further, that in the event a force majeure event extends for a period in excess of thirty
(30) days in the aggregate, either party may immediately terminate this Agreement upon
18. Compliance with Law, Export Requirements, and Foreign Reshipment
Both parties shall comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws,
regulations, and export requirements in connection with their obligations under this
Agreement. Regardless of any disclosure you make to GeoTrust of an ultimate destination of
any service component acquired from GeoTrust and, notwithstanding anything contained in
this Agreement to the contrary, you will not modify, export, or re-export, either directly
or indirectly, any technical data provided by GeoTrust without first obtaining any and all
necessary licenses from the United States government or agencies thereof or any other
country that requires an export license or other governmental approval at the time of
modification, export, or re-export. GeoTrust shall have the right to suspend performance of
any of its obligations under this Agreement, without any prior notice being required and
without any liability to you, if you fail to comply with this provision.
If any provision of this Agreement should be found by a court of competent jurisdiction
to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, the validity, legality and
enforceability of the remaining provisions contained shall not, in any way, be affected or
20. Governing Law
Any disputes related to the services provided under this Agreement shall be governed in
all respects by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia,
United States of America, excluding its conflict of laws rules. The United Nations
Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply to this
21. Dispute Resolution
To the extent permitted by law, before you invoke any dispute resolution mechanism with
respect to a dispute involving any aspect of this Agreement, you shall notify GeoTrust, and
any other party to the dispute for the purpose of seeking resolution. If the dispute is not
resolved within sixty (60) days after the initial notice, then a party may proceed in
accordance with the following: (i) When each party to the dispute is a Canadian or U.S.
resident or organization situated or doing business in Canada or the United States. All
suits arising in connection with this Agreement shall be brought in the United States
District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia or the state courts of Fairfax County,
Virginia, U.S.A. The parties agree that such courts shall have exclusive in personam
jurisdiction and the parties submit to the exclusive in personam jurisdiction and venue of
such courts. The parties further waive any right to a jury trial regarding any action
brought in connection with this Agreement. (ii) Where one or more parties to the dispute is
not a Canadian or U.S. resident or organization situated or doing business in Canada or the
United States. All disputes arising in connection with this Agreement shall be finally
settled under the Rules of Conciliation and Arbitration of the International Chamber of
Commerce (ICC) as modified as necessary to reflect the provisions herein by one or more
arbitrators. The place of arbitration shall be in Geneva, Switzerland, and the proceedings
shall be conducted in English. In cases involving a single arbiter, that single arbiter
shall be appointed by mutual agreement of the parties. If the parties fail to agree to an
arbiter within fifteen (15) days, the ICC shall choose an arbiter knowledgeable in computer
software law, information security and cryptography or otherwise having special
qualifications in the field, such as a lawyer, academician, or judge in common law
jurisdiction. Nothing in this Agreement will be deemed as preventing either party from
seeking injunctive relief (or any other provisional remedy) from any court having
jurisdiction over the parties and the subject matter of this dispute as is necessary to
protect either party's Intellectual Property Rights.
22. GeoSure Protection Plan
You may be covered by the most current version of the GeoSure Protection Plan, the
details of which are published in the Repository. Under this Plan, GeoTrust will pay you
for certain damages arising from the breach by GeoTrust of one or more of the limited
warranties in the GeoSure Protection Plan, up to the limits set forth therein.
Except as stated otherwise, your rights under this Agreement are not assignable or
transferable. Any attempt by your creditors to obtain an interest in your rights herein,
whether by attachment, levy, garnishment or otherwise, renders this Agreement voidable at
GeoTrust's option. GeoTrust may assign and subcontract its obligations under this Agreement
to an entity which directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common
control with GeoTrust, Inc.
24. Notices and Communications
You will make all notices, demands or requests to GeoTrust with respect to this
Agreement in writing to the "Contact" address listed on the website from where you
purchased your Certificate, with a copy to: General Counsel, GeoTrust, Inc., 487 E.
Middlefield Road, Mountain View, California, USA 94043. References to telephone numbers
above shall mean 1-650-426-3400.
25. Entire Agreement
This Agreement, the Seal Agreement (if you choose to display a Seal), and if you are a
Reseller, your Reseller agreement with GeoTrust, constitute the entire understanding and
agreement between GeoTrust and you with respect to the transactions contemplated, and
supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous oral or written representation,
understanding, agreement or communication relating thereto. Terms and conditions in any
purchase orders that are not included in or that conflict with this Agreement are null and
26. Third Party Beneficiary Rights
You agree that Microsoft, Inc. shall be an express third party beneficiary of the
obligations contained in this Agreement.
27. For all Customers Who Are Not Customers of GeoTrust, Inc.
In accepting this Agreement you agree to the use of your data and information in
accordance with Sections 13.