1. Introduction, Acceptance, Definitions, and Modifications
By visiting and / or using the Website, or by clicking the acceptance box upon signing up for an account, you agree to be bound by the terms of the present agreement, the TOU, without any reservations, modifications, additions or deletions. If you do not agree to all the provisions contained in the TOU, you are not authorized to use the Website. The TOU are a legal and binding agreement between you and us.
The Services may only be used by legally-constituted entities including but not limited to corporations, partnerships, and legal organizations (hereinafter “Legal Entities”). If you are an individual using the Services on behalf of a Legal Entity, you represent and warrant that you have the capacity and authority to enter into the TOU on behalf of the Legal Entity, and hereby agree to be bound by the terms of the TOU on behalf of that Legal Entity.
The Website is owned and operated by PayFi (“PayFi”), a corporation located at 333 Las Olas Way CU#1, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33301. Where the present TOU refers to “PayFi”, it may refer to PayFi and / or its officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives, depending on the context. Any reference to “we”, “our”, or “us” in these TOU shall also refer to PayFi.
In these TOU, a Website visitor or user, or the Legal Entity they represent (depending on the context), may be referred to as “you” or “your”. When a Website user has created an account and is logged in to the Services, they may be referred to as a “Logged-in User”.
PayFi reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to modify or replace any of the TOU. Any changes to the TOU can be found at this URL. It is your responsibility to check the TOU periodically for changes. Your use of the Website following the posting of any changes to the TOU constitutes acceptance of those changes. If we make any substantial changes to the TOU that materially affect your legal relationship with PayFi, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify you by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account or by posting a prominent notice when you log in to your account for the first time following those changes.
If you have any questions about the TOU, please contact:
333 Las Olas Way CU#1
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
2. General Code of Conduct for Use of the Website
In addition to the more specific rules found later in these TOU, you agree that by visiting and / or using the Website, you will:
(i) Not use the Website in any manner that in any way violates these TOU;
(ii) Not use the Website in any manner that violates any intellectual property rights of any third party;
(iii) Not use the Website other than for your own personal use, on behalf of your Legal Entity, or for other Authorized Users (as defined below) on your account;
(iv) Not use the Website in any manner to propagate spam, including but not limited to unsolicited advertising or bulk electronic mail or messages, including to link to a spam or phishing website;
(v) Not use the Website in any manner to propagate software viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or any other malicious or non-malicious computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, limit or interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment in any form whether belonging to PayFi or a third party, or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any system, data, password or other information (whether Personal Information or not) of PayFi, other Website users, or any other third party;
(vi) Not: (1) take any action that imposes or may impose (as determined by PayFi in its sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on PayFi’ (or its third party providers’) infrastructures; (2) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the Website or any activities conducted on the Website; (3) bypass any measures PayFi may use to prevent or restrict access to the Website or any element thereof; (4) use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any page of the Website; or (5) harvest or scrape any content from the Website in an unreasonable manner;
(vii) Use the Website in good faith, and in compliance with all applicable local, state, provincial, national, and international laws.
3. Accounts, Passwords and Logged-in Users
As part of the account registration process, you will be asked to choose a password. It is your responsibility to create a password of sufficient strength that cannot easily be discovered by third parties.
If you are a Logged-in User, it is strongly suggested that you log out of your account at the end of every session, or not leave a logged-in account unattended for any period of time. PayFi, its affiliates, and their respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents, partners, principals, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively “Representatives”), will not be held liable for any losses or damages, direct or indirect, pecuniary or non-pecuniary, resulting from your failure to log out at the end of the session, an unattended logged-in session, or a third party using the Services with your account information and accessing your account through any means, and disclaims any responsibility in this regard.
PayFi reserves the right to terminate your account, or the account of any Authorized User, at its sole discretion, at any time and for any reason, including but not limited to whether you (or the Authorized User, as applicable) have violated the letter or spirit of the TOU, as more further described herein below.
4. Use of the Services
By using the Services, you agree to be bound by the terms of the present section, in addition to the terms found elsewhere in these TOU.
a. Definition of the Services and the Role of PayFi
The Services are a propriety software system that PayFi has developed to facilitate the making of payments or disbursements to Recipients. PayFi is not a bank or a Money Services Business (“MSB”) and PayFi does not offer banking or MSB services as those terms are defined in 31 CFR 1010.100(d) and 31 CFR 1010.100(ff) respectively. PayFi only provides the Services which are used to facilitate your making of payments or disbursements using a Sponsor Bank (as defined in section 4b. below).
b. Acceptance Process
c. Additional Terms
By using the Services, you acknowledge and agree that any payments or disbursements to Recipients that are facilitated by using the Services are made for services that in no way violate any applicable civil or criminal law, in either your jurisdiction or the jurisdiction of the Recipient.
Furthermore, PayFi retains the absolute right to refuse to offer the Services or facilitate or complete any payments or disbursements to Recipients where payments are to be made for services that we may consider “high risk” or that in any way violate any Agreement. This paragraph shall apply even if you have been accepted use the Services generally.
5. Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
The content, arrangement and layout of the Website and Computer Code (as defined below) are proprietary to PayFi, either owned or under license, and may not be copied, imitated, reproduced, displayed, distributed, transmitted, decompiled, derivative works made there from or otherwise used without the express permission of PayFi, or as permitted by the functionality of the Website or these TOU. Any unauthorized use of the content, arrangement or layout of the Website, Computer Code, images, logos, videos, audio or trademarks found in the Website or any derivative works thereof may violate civil or criminal laws, including but not limited to intellectual property laws, and PayFi may take action accordingly.
If you choose to communicate to PayFi suggestions for improvements to the Website and / or the Services, (collectively, “Feedback”), PayFi shall own all right, title, and interest in and to the Feedback and will be entitled to use the Feedback without restriction. You hereby irrevocably assign all right, title and interest in and to the Feedback to PayFi and waive in favor of PayFi, its successors and assigns all your moral rights in the Feedback, and agree to provide PayFi such assistance as PayFi may require to document, perfect, and maintain PayFi’s rights to the Feedback. You acknowledge and agree that, by providing any Feedback to PayFi, you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from PayFi under any circumstances.
b. Application Programming Interface (“API”)
6. External Links
In no way will PayFi or its Representatives be held responsible for any damages, direct or indirect, pecuniary or non-pecuniary: (1) for your use of websites or other services that may be linked to from the Website or the information thereon; (2) for any virus, Trojan horse, worm or other similar destructive file received as a result of your use of those websites or services; (3) caused by or in connection with, use of or reliance on any content, or products or services (whether free or for purchase) available on or through any linked-to website or service; or (4) for the actions of the operators of any such website or service.
7. Interruption of Service
From time to time, the Website may be unavailable for periods of time for maintenance and / or modifications to the Website. While we will endeavor to make this unavailability as brief as possible, PayFi or its Representatives shall not be held liable for any losses or damages, pecuniary or non-pecuniary, resulting from the interruption of the normal functioning of the Website, and disclaims any responsibility thereto.
8. Termination of the Website or Your Access to the Website and the TOU
PayFi may also, in their sole discretion and at any time, discontinue providing the Website, or any portion thereof, with or without notice. You agree that PayFi shall not be liable to you or any third party for any losses or damages, pecuniary or non-pecuniary, resulting from termination of your access to the Website, or from PayFi’s termination of the Website or any part thereof.
You may also choose to terminate your access to the Website by cancelling your account. If you wish to cancel your account, please contact us.
Termination of the Website or your access to the Website shall terminate the present TOU as between you and PayFi. All provisions of these TOU which by their nature should survive termination of these TOU shall survive termination, including without limitation, intellectual property provisions, disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
9. Disclaimer of Warranties
You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Website, the information thereon or materials downloaded therefrom, or any activity arising from your use of the Website or the information thereon or the materials downloaded therefrom is at your sole risk. The Website, any materials downloaded therefrom, or any third party materials, are provided on an “ as is” and “as available” basis, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download, stream or access of any material obtained through the use of the Website or any other functionalities of the Website, or losses or damages (financial or otherwise) resulting from your use of the Website, the information thereon, any materials downloaded therefrom, or any activity arising from the use of the Website, the information thereon or any materials downloaded therefrom.
The information or resources provided through the Website, written or produced by PayFi staff, freelance writers or other subcontractors hired by PayFi are expected to be as accurate as possible at the time of writing or production, and every effort has been made to ensure that the information from the Website is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. However, certain information may change, and errors or omissions may occur, and PayFi shall not be responsible for any loss or damage, financial or otherwise, resulting from changes or errors in information, or any omission, on the Website or the information thereon.
PayFi expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to: warranties of title and non-infringement; warranties that the Website, the information thereon or any materials downloaded therefrom, and any third party materials or third party services accessed via the Website will be uninterrupted, error-free, accurate, reliable and free from virus and other harmful components; and the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. PayFi, its affiliates and their respective Representatives, do not warrant that: (i) the Website will be secure or available at any particular time or location; (ii) any defects or errors or omissions will be corrected; (iii) any content (whether provided by PayFi or third parties) available at or through the Website is free of viruses or other harmful components; or (iv) the results of using the Website or any content downloaded therefrom will meet your requirements.
Some of the content displayed on the Website may include materials (including with respect to products or services) that belong to or are provided by third parties. You acknowledge that we assume no responsibility for such content, products and/or services.
To the extent that the law does not permit a disclaimer of warranties, all content accessible on this Website, or any other website to which we link, and all operations on this Website are warranted only to the minimum amount legally required.
10. Limitation Of Liability
In no case will PayFi, its affiliates, or their respective Representatives or licensees be liable for any indirect, special, consequential, exemplary, punitive damages or other damages, or for any losses, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses arising out of or relating to (i) your access, use, misuse or inability to access or use the Website or any third party services accessed via the Website, or (ii) the interruption, suspension or termination of any part of or all the Website; and in both cases (i) and (ii) regardless of the cause of action (whether in contract, warranty, delict, quasi-delict, tort, negligence, strict liability or any other theory of liability) and even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the TOU, in no event will our aggregate liability for any claims in connection with your use of the Website and exceed the lesser of (i) Cdn$ 100 or (ii) the total amount of the fees paid by you to PayFi over the previous 6 (six) calendar months.
PayFi disclaims any responsibility where we, our Sponsor Banks or any Third-Party Payment Provider fails to fulfill any contractual obligations due to an act of God or to any force majeure event.
You expressly understand and agree that PayFi, its affiliates, or their respective Representatives or licensees shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, in contract, tort, strict liability, negligence, general civil liability or any other cause of action under legal or equitable theory, relating to the Website, the information on the Website, the use of the Website, activities arising from your use of the Website, any third party materials on the Website, access to or use of any third party services available through the Website, or any materials downloaded from the Website. This limitation of liability applies, without limitation, to any damages or injury caused by any error, omission or other failure of performance by PayFi, its affiliates, business partners (including but not limited to our Sponsor Banks), agents or other subcontractors; any interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission, including communication line failure; any computer virus; and any theft, destruction or alteration of, or unauthorized access to or use of, any electronic records.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusions and limitations may or may not apply to you.
12. Governing Law and Applicable Jurisdiction
The TOU and your use of the Website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, in force at the time, excluding any rules of private international law or the conflict of laws which would lead to the application of any other laws. Regardless of where you access the Website, you agree that any action arising out of or relating to the TOU or your use of the Website shall be filed and adjudicated only in the courts located in the state of Florida, and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such court over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of the TOU or your use of the Website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, PayFi shall have the right to bring action against you in courts of competent jurisdiction in the jurisdiction in which you reside or are located: (i) to seek injunctive relief against you; (ii) to obtain a judgment against you where a judgment by the Florida courts will, or may not be, enforced by the jurisdiction in which you reside or are located; or (iii) to enforce a judgment obtained against you in the Florida courts.
13. Law Enforcement
PayFi reserves the right, without any limitation whatsoever, to: (i) investigate any suspected breaches of the Website security or its information technology or other systems or networks; (ii) investigate any suspected breaches of the TOU or violations of any additional terms, conditions or rules posted in connection with a particular service or feature on the Website; (iii) involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating any such matters; and (iv) prosecute violators of the TOU to the full extent permitted by applicable law.
14. Miscellaneous Provisions
(ii) PayFi shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations under the present TOU where such failure results from any cause beyond PayFi’s reasonable control, including, but not limited to, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation.
(iv) The failure of PayFi to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these TOU does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision, which will still be available to PayFi.
(v) You shall not transfer or assign any rights or obligations you have under these TOU without the prior written consent of PayFi
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Last Revised: Sept 21, 2018