Focus Software Development, LLC
Effective: January 1, 2014
BY LOGGING IN TO FOCUS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AS A CUSTOMER AND HAVING AN ACCOUNT WITH FOCUS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS (THE “AGREEMENT”) GOVERNING YOUR USE OF FOCUS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT’S ONLINE SERVICE (THE “SERVICE”). IF YOU ARE ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND SUCH ENTITY TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, IN WHICH CASE THE TERMS “YOU” OR “YOUR” SHALL REFER TO SUCH ENTITY. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE SUCH AUTHORITY, OR IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST SELECT THE “I DECLINE” BUTTON AND MAY NOT USE THE SERVICE.
As part of the Service, Focus Software Development will provide you with use of the Service, including a browser interface and data encryption, transmission, access and storage. Your registration for, or use of, the Service shall be deemed to be your agreement to abide by this Agreement including any materials available on the Focus Software Development website incorporated by reference herein, including but not limited to Focus Software Development’s privacy and security policies. For reference, a Definitions section is included at the end of this Agreement.
The Service is offered in several vertical market specific editions:
1. Privacy & Security
2. License Grant & Restrictions
Focus Software Development hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide right to use the Service, solely for your own internal business purposes, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by Focus Software Development and its licensors.
You, your company, employees or hired agents shall not (i) license, sublicense, sell, resell, transfer, assign, distribute or otherwise commercially exploit or make available to any third party the Service or the Content in any way; (ii) modify or make derivative works based upon the Service or the Content; (iii) create Internet “links” to the Service or “frame” or “mirror” any Content on any other server or wireless or Internet-based device; or (iv) reverse engineer or access the Service in order to (a) build a competitive product or service, (b) build a product using similar ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Service, (c) copy any ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Service (d) hack into or try to gain access to the code or system databases for any reason whatsoever. User licenses cannot be shared or used by more than one individual User but may be reassigned from time to time to new Users who are replacing former Users who have terminated employment or otherwise changed job status or function and no longer use the Service.
3. Your Responsibilities
You are responsible for all activity occurring under your User accounts and shall abide by all applicable local, state, national and foreign laws, treaties and regulations in connection with your use of the Service, including those related to data privacy, international communications and the transmission of technical or personal data. You shall: (i) notify Focus Software Development immediately of any unauthorized use of any password or account or any other known or suspected breach of security; (ii) report to Focus Software Development immediately and use reasonable efforts to stop immediately any copying or distribution of Content that is known or suspected by you or your Users; and (iii) not impersonate another Focus Software Development user or provide false identity information to gain access to or use the Service.
At the time of installation, you will be provided with equipment list and specifications required to allow service to be installed and function properly. You will be required to keep equipment updated with necessary software patches as they become available. In the event that your data connectivity is interrupted, equipment malfunctions and or software is not updated, Focus Software Development will not be liable for any inability to use the service.
Training will occur at the time of installation. You will be required to make sure your staff is cross trained where needed. As attrition occurs with your staff, you are required to ensure the new team members are trained. Support hours in the Service Agreement are not to be use as supplemental training.
4. Responsibility for Your Communications.
You are solely responsible for the content of all visual, written or audible communications sent by You using Focus Software Development Technology by You. You agree that You will not use the Services to send unsolicited commercial e-mail outside Your company or organization in violation of applicable law. You further agree not to use the Services to communicate any message or material that is harassing, libelous, threatening, obscene, indecent, would violate the intellectual property rights of any party or is otherwise unlawful, that would give rise to civil liability, or that constitutes or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, under any applicable law or regulation. Although Focus Software Development is not responsible for any such communications, Focus Software Development may delete any such communications of which Focus Software Development becomes aware, at any time without notice to You.
5. Account Information and Data
Focus Software Development does not own any data, information or material that you submit to the Service in the course of using the Service (“Customer Data”). You, not Focus Software Development, shall have sole responsibility for the accuracy, quality, integrity, legality, reliability, appropriateness, and intellectual property ownership or right to use of all Customer Data, and Focus Software Development shall not be responsible or liable for the deletion, correction, destruction, damage, loss or failure to store any Customer Data. In the event this Agreement is terminated (other than by reason of your breach), Focus Software Development will make available to you a file of the Customer Data within 30 days of termination if you so request at the time of termination. Focus Software Development reserves the right to withhold, remove and/or discard Customer Data without notice for any breach, including, without limitation, your non-payment. Upon termination for cause, your right to access or use Customer Data immediately ceases, and Focus Software Development shall have no obligation to maintain or forward any Customer Data. Focus Software Development will maintain backup copies of Your data in the event of server equipment failures only. Additional backups to protect against data entry errors are not part of the standard Service Agreement but may be negotiated separately.
6. Intellectual Property Ownership
Focus Software Development alone (and its licensors, where applicable) shall own all right, title and interest, including all related Intellectual Property Rights, in and to the Focus Software Development Technology, the Content and the Service and any suggestions, ideas, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations or other information provided by you or any other party relating to the Service. This Agreement is not a sale and does not convey to you any rights of ownership in or related to the Service, the Focus Software Development Technology or the Intellectual Property Rights owned by Focus Software Development. The Focus Software Development name, the Focus Software Development logo, and the product names associated with the Service are trademarks of Focus Software Development or third parties, and no right or license is granted to use them.
7. Use of Trademarks and Statistical Information
Under this agreement, Focus Software Development has the ability to use Your company name and logo in its advertising materials to publicize that Your company is a Licensee of the software. Focus Software Development may also congregate and reference your general business statistics to demonstrate the quantity of transactions FOCUS handles. Focus Software Development will not distribute specific client statistics unless having received permission to do so in advance.
You have the right to use Focus Software Development’s trademarks in the advertising of your product.
Parties agree that use of trademarks are only to be used only while an active agreement is in place and will cease such use of trademarks upon the request of the other if a breach of good faith occurs.
Focus Software Development will provide a response to non emergency issues within 24 hours. Emergency response time will be held to 4 hours. Guidelines for general support under the Licensing Agreement will be communicated at the time of the agreement or negotiated during the licensing period to better suit Parties needs.
9. Third Party Interactions
During use of the Service, you may enter into correspondence with, purchase goods and/or services from, or participate in promotions of advertisers or sponsors showing their goods and/or services through the Service. Any such activity, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such activity, is solely between you and the applicable third-party. Focus Software Development and its licensors shall have no liability, obligation or responsibility for any such correspondence, purchase or promotion between you and any such third-party. Focus Software Development does not endorse any sites on the Internet that are linked through the Service. Focus Software Development provides these links to you only as a matter of convenience, and in no event shall Focus Software Development or its licensors be responsible for any content, products, or other materials on or available from such sites. Focus Software Development provides the Service to you pursuant to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You recognize, however, that certain third-party providers of ancillary software, hardware or services may require your agreement to additional or different license or other terms prior to your use of or access to such software, hardware or services.
10. Charges and Payment of Fees
You shall pay all fees or charges to your account in accordance with the fees, charges, and billing terms in effect at the time a fee or charge is due and payable. The initial charges will be equal to those written and executed on the Service Agreement. Payments may be made annually, monthly, or quarterly, consistent with the Initial Term, or as otherwise mutually agreed upon. You are responsible for paying for all User licenses ordered for the entire License Term, whether or not such User licenses are actively used. You must provide Focus Software Development with valid credit card or approved purchase order information as a condition to signing up for the Service. An authorized License Administrator may add licenses by executing an additional written Order Form or using the Online Order Center. Added licenses will be subject to the following: (i) added licenses will be coterminous with the preexisting License Term (either Initial Term or renewal term); (ii) the license fee for the added licenses will be the then current, generally applicable license fee; and (iii) licenses added in the middle of a billing month will be charged in full for that billing month. Focus Software Development reserves the right to modify its fees and charges and to introduce new charges at any time, upon at least 30 days prior notice to you, which notice may be provided by e-mail.
Should you request excess programming services that are not part of the existing software code, Your will be given a work order for those requested changes separately. At termination of agreement, these changes become the intellectual property of Focus Software Development.
11. Excess Data Storage Fees
The maximum disk storage space provided to you is 1 GB per license. If the amount of disk storage required exceeds this limits, you will be charged the then-current storage fees. Focus Software Development will use reasonable efforts to notify you when the average storage used per license reaches approximately 90% of the maximum; however, any failure by Focus Software development to so notify you shall not affect your responsibility for such additional storage charges. Focus Software Development reserves the right to establish or modify its general practices and limits relating to storage of Customer Data. Likewise, data uploaded and download as transactions occur is limited to 5 GB per month You may be charged additional fees for usage in excess of this limit.
12. Billing and Renewal
Focus Software Development charges and collects in advance for use of the Service. Focus Software Development will automatically renew and bill your credit card or issue an invoice to you (a) every month for monthly licenses, (b) every quarter for quarterly licenses, (c) each year on the subsequent anniversary for annual licenses, or (d) as otherwise mutually agreed upon. The renewal charge will be equal to the then-current number of total User licenses times the then-current license fee in effect at the time of renewal. Fees for other services will be charged on an as-quoted basis. Focus Software Development’s fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you shall be responsible for payment of all such taxes, levies, or duties, excluding only United States (federal or state) taxes based solely on Focus Software Development’s income.
You agree to provide Focus Software Development with complete and accurate billing and contact information. This information includes your legal company name, street address, e-mail address, and name and telephone number of an authorized billing contact and License Administrator. You agree to update this information within 30 days of any change to it. If the contact information you have provided is false or fraudulent, Focus Software Development reserves the right to terminate your access to the Service in addition to any other legal remedies.
Unless Focus Software Development in its discretion determines otherwise entities with headquarters and a majority of users resident in the United States will be billed in U.S. dollars and subject to U.S. payment terms and pricing schemes (“U.S. Customers”) and all other entities will be billed in U.S. dollars, Euros or local currency and be subject to either U.S. or non-U.S. payment terms and pricing schemes at the discretion of Focus Software Development (“Non-U.S. Customers”).
If you believe your bill is incorrect, you must contact us in writing within 60 days of the invoice date of the invoice containing the amount in question to be eligible to receive an adjustment or credit.
13. Non-Payment and Suspension
In addition to any other rights granted to Focus Software Development herein, Focus Software Development reserves the right to suspend or terminate this Agreement and your access to the Service if your account becomes delinquent (falls into arrears). Delinquent invoices (accounts in arrears) are subject to interest of 1.5% per month on any outstanding balance, or the maximum permitted by law, whichever is less, plus all expenses of collection. You will continue to be charged for User licenses during any period of suspension. If you or Focus Software Development initiates termination of this Agreement, you will be obligated to pay the balance due on your account computed in accordance with the Charges and Payment of Fees section above. You agree that Focus Software Development may charge such unpaid fees to your credit card or otherwise bill you for such unpaid fees.
Focus Software Development reserves the right to impose a re-connection fee in the event you are suspended and thereafter request access to the Service. You agree and acknowledges that Focus Software Development has no obligation to retain Customer Data and that such Customer Data may be irretrievably deleted if your account is 30 days or more delinquent.
14. Termination upon Expiration/Reduction in Number of Licenses
This Agreement commences on the Effective Date. The Initial Term will be as you elect during the online subscription process or as otherwise mutually agreed upon, commencing on the date you agree to pay for the Service by completing the Service Agreement. Upon the expiration of the Initial Term, this Agreement will automatically renew for successive renewal terms equal in duration to the Initial Term (or one year, if the Initial Term is greater than one year) at Focus Software Development’s then current fees. Either party may terminate this Agreement or reduce the number of licenses, effective only upon the expiration of the then current License Term, by notifying the other party in writing at least five (5) business days prior to the date of the invoice for the following term. In the event this Agreement is terminated (other than by reason of your breach), Focus Software Development will make available to you a file of the Customer Data within 30 days of termination if you so request at the time of termination. You agree and acknowledge that Focus Software Development has no obligation to retain the Customer Data, and may delete such Customer Data, more than 30 days after termination.
Upon termination, all copies of Focus Software Developments software must be removed from all of your computer systems, backups, backup devices, thumb drive, tape drives, and any and all storage devices in use at your office. Focus Software Development will have the right, at your expense, to hire an independent 3rd party to verify all code has been removed.
15. Termination for Cause
Any breach of your payment obligations or unauthorized use of the Focus Software Development Technology or Service by either lack of good faith or written letter of these terms and conditions will be deemed a material breach of this Agreement. Focus Software Development, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account or use of the Service if you breach or otherwise fail to comply with this Agreement. In addition, Focus Software Development may terminate a free account at any time in its sole discretion. You agree and acknowledge that Focus Software Development has no obligation to retain the Customer Data, and may delete such Customer Data, if you have materially breached this Agreement, including but not limited to failure to pay outstanding fees, and such breach has not been cured within 30 days of notice of such breach.
16. Representations & Warranties
Each party represents and warrants that it has the legal power and authority to enter into this Agreement. Focus Software Development represents and warrants that it will provide the Service in a manner consistent with general industry standards reasonably applicable to the provision thereof and that the Service will perform substantially in accordance with the online Focus Software Development help documentation under normal use and circumstances. You represent and warrant that you have not falsely identified yourself nor provided any false information to gain access to the Service and that your billing information is correct.
17. Mutual Indemnification
You shall indemnify and hold Focus Software Development, its licensors and each such party’s parent organizations, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, attorneys and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of or in connection with: (i) a claim alleging that use of the Customer Data infringes the rights of, or has caused harm to, a third party; (ii) a claim, which if true, would constitute a violation by you of your representations and warranties; or (iii) a claim arising from the breach by you or your Users of this Agreement, provided in any such case that Focus Software Development (a) gives written notice of the claim promptly to you; (b) gives you sole control of the defense and settlement of the claim (provided that you may not settle or defend any claim unless you unconditionally release Focus Software Development of all liability and such settlement does not affect Focus Software Development’s business or Service); (c) provides to you all available information and assistance; and (d) has not compromised or settled such claim.
Focus Software Development shall indemnify and hold you and your parent organizations, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, attorneys and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of or in connection with: (i) a claim alleging that the Service directly infringes a copyright, a U.S. patent issued as of the Effective Date, or a trademark of a third party; (ii) a claim, which if true, would constitute a violation by Focus Software Development of its representations or warranties; or (iii) a claim arising from breach of this Agreement by Focus Software Development; provided that you (a) promptly give written notice of the claim to Focus Software Development; (b) give Focus Software Development sole control of the defense and settlement of the claim (provided that Focus Software Development may not settle or defend any claim unless it unconditionally releases you of all liability); (c) provide to Focus Software Development all available information and assistance; and (d) have not compromised or settled such claim. Focus Software Development shall have no indemnification obligation, and you shall indemnify Focus Software Development pursuant to this Agreement, for claims arising from any infringement arising from the combination of the Service with any of your products, service, hardware or business process(s).
18. Disclaimer of Warranties
FOCUS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY, OR GUARANTY AS TO THE RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT. FOCUS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT (A) THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE SECURE, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR OPERATE IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SYSTEM OR DATA, (B) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, (C) ANY STORED DATA WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, (E) ERRORS OR DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR (F) THE SERVICE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKE THE SERVICE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE SERVICE AND ALL CONTENT IS PROVIDED TO YOU STRICTLY ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW BY FOCUS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AND ITS LICENSORS.
19. Internet Delays
FOCUS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT’S SERVICES MAY BE SUBJECT TO LIMITATIONS, DELAYS, AND OTHER PROBLEMS INHERENT IN THE USE OF THE INTERNET AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS. FOCUS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DELAYS, DELIVERY FAILURES, OR OTHER DAMAGE RESULTING FROM SUCH PROBLEMS.
20. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY EXCEED THE AMOUNTS ACTUALLY PAID BY AND/OR DUE FROM YOU IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO SUCH CLAIM. IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY AND/OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR KIND (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THIS SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR FOR ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE SERVICE, ANY INTERRUPTION, INACCURACY, ERROR OR MISSION, REGARDLESS OF CAUSE IN THE CONTENT, EVEN IF THE PARTY FROM WHICH DAMAGES ARE BEING SOUGHT OR SUCH PARTY’S LICENSORS HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
21. Additional Rights
Certain states and/or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental, consequential or certain other types of damages, so the exclusions set forth above may not apply to you.
22. Local Laws and Export Control
This site provides services and uses software and technology that may be subject to United States export controls administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the United States Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, and other U.S. agencies and the export control regulations of the European Union. The user of this site (“User”) acknowledges and agrees that the site shall not be used, and none of the underlying information, software, or technology may be transferred or otherwise exported or re-exported to countries as to which the United States and/or the European Union 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. By using the Service, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of an Embargoed Country or Designated National. You agree to comply strictly with all U.S. and European Union export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required.
This site may use encryption technology that is subject to licensing requirements under the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, 15 C.F.R. Parts 730-774 and Council Regulation (EC) No. 1334/2000
Focus Software Development and its licensors make no representation that the Service is appropriate or available or use in other locations. If you use the Service from outside the United States of America and/or the European Union, you are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, including without limitation export and import regulations of other countries. Any diversion of the Content contrary to United States or European Union (including European Union Member States) law is prohibited. None of the Content, nor any information acquired through the use of the Service, is or will be used for nuclear activities, chemical or biological weapons, or missile projects, unless specifically authorized by the United States government or appropriate European body for such purposes.
Focus Software Development may give notice by means of a general notice on the Service, electronic mail to your e-mail address on record in Focus Software Development’s account information, or by written communication sent by first class mail or pre-paid post to your address on record in Focus Software Development’s account information. Such notice shall be deemed to have been given upon the expiration of 48 hours after mailing or posting (if sent by first class mail or pre-paid post) or 12 hours after sending (if sent by email). You may give notice to Focus Software Development (such notice shall be deemed given when received by Focus Software Development) at any time by any of the following: letter sent by email to Focus Software Development at info@FocusSoftDev.com.; letter delivered by nationally recognized overnight delivery service or first class postage prepaid mail to Focus Software Development at the following addresses: Focus Software Development, inc., PO Box 4844, Oceanside, CA. 92052-4844 addressed to the attention of: Chief Executive Officer.
24. Modification to Terms
Focus Software Development reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement or its policies relating to the Service at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Agreement on the Service. You are responsible for regularly reviewing this Agreement. Continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
This Agreement may not be assigned by you without the prior written approval of Focus Software Development but may be assigned without your consent by Focus Software Development to (i) a parent or subsidiary, (ii) an acquirer of assets, or (iii) a successor by merger. Any purported assignment in violation of this section shall be void.
With respect to U.S. Customers, this Agreement shall be governed by Delaware law and controlling United States federal law, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction, and any disputes, actions, claims or causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Agreement or the Service shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in San Diego County, California. With respect to Non-U.S. Customers, this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of The United States, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction, and any disputes, actions, claims or causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Agreement or the Service shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of The United States. No text or information set forth on any other purchase order, preprinted form or document (other than an Order Form, if applicable) shall add to or vary the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the invalid or unenforceable provision(s), with all other provisions remaining in full force and effect. No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Focus Software Development as a result of this agreement or use of the Service. The failure of Focus Software Development to enforce any right or provision in this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Focus Software Development in writing. This Agreement, together with any applicable Order Form, comprises the entire agreement between you and Focus Software Development and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements, whether written or oral, between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein.
Questions or Additional Information:
If you have questions regarding this Agreement or wish to obtain additional information, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.