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Thank you for selecting the Services offered by Intuit India Software Solutions Private Ltd and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates (referred to as "Intuit", "we", "our", or "us"). Review these Terms of Service ("Agreement") thoroughly. This Agreement is a legal agreement between you and Intuit. By accepting electronically (for example, clicking “I Agree”), installing, accessing or using the Services, you agree to these terms. If you do not agree to this Agreement, then you may not use the Services. 

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 and its affiliates to these terms and conditions as its authorized representative, in which case the terms “you” or “your” will refer to such entity and its affiliates as well as you. If the legal entity that you represent does not agree with these terms and conditions, you must not accept this Agreement, register, and use or access the Services as an authorized representative.

 

A. GENERAL TERMS  

 

1. AGREEMENT 

This Agreement describes the terms governing your use of the Intuit online services provided to you on this website, including content, updates and new releases, (collectively, the “Services”). It includes by reference:

  • Intuit's Privacy Statement https://quickbooks.intuit.com/in/privacy/ 
  • Additional Terms and Conditions, which may include those from third parties. 
  • Any terms provided separately to you for the Services, including product or program terms, ordering, activation, payment terms, etc. 

 

2. YOUR RIGHTS TO USE THE SERVICES  

2.1 The Services are protected by copyright, trade secret, and other intellectual property laws. You are only granted the right to use the Services and only for the purposes described by Intuit. Intuit reserves all other rights in the Services. Until termination of this Agreement and as long as you meet any applicable payment obligations and comply with this Agreement, Intuit grants to you a personal, limited, nonexclusive, non-transferable right and license to use the Services.

 2.2 You agree not to use, nor permit any third party to use, the Services or content in a manner that violates any applicable law, regulation or this Agreement. You agree you will not:

  • Provide access to or give any part of the Services to any third party. 
  • Reproduce, modify, copy, deconstruct, sell, trade or resell the Services.
  • Make the Services available on any file-sharing or application hosting service.
  • Connect the Service with any other unauthorised service, software or product, 

 

3. PAYMENT. For Services offered on a payment or subscription basis, the following terms apply, unless Intuit or its authorized distributors or vendors notifies you otherwise in writing. This Agreement also incorporates by reference and includes program ordering and payment terms provided to you on the website for the Services: 

  1. Payments will be billed to you in Indian rupees, and your account will be debited when you subscribe and provide your payment information, unless stated otherwise in the program ordering or payment terms on the website for the Services. 
  2. You must pay with one of the following: 
    • A valid credit card acceptable to Intuit or its authorized distributors or vendors; 
    • A valid debit card acceptable to Intuit or its authorized distributors or vendors; 
    • Sufficient funds in a current or savings account to cover an electronic debit of the payment due;
       or
    • By another payment option Intuit or its authorized distributors or vendors provides to you in writing. 
  3. If your payment and registration information is not accurate, current, and complete and you do not notify us promptly when such information changes, we may suspend or terminate your account and refuse any use of the Services. 
  4. If you do not notify us of updates to your payment method (e.g., credit card expiration date), to avoid interruption of your service, we may participate in programs supported by your card provider (e.g., updater services, recurring billing programs, etc.) to try to update your payment information, and you authorize us to continue billing your account with the updated information that we obtain.
  5. Intuit or its authorized distributors or vendors will automatically renew your monthly or annual Services at the current rates, unless the Services are cancelled or terminated under this Agreement. 
  6. Additional cancellation or renewal terms may be provided to you on the website for the Services. 
  7. All authorized refunds will be made in the original form of payment to Intuit or its authorized distributors or vendor(s).  

 

4.  USE WITH YOUR MOBILE DEVICE

Use of these Services may be available through a compatible mobile device, Internet access and may require software.  You agree that you are solely responsible for these requirements, including any applicable changes, updates and fees as well as the terms of your agreement with your mobile device and telecommunications provider.    

INTUIT MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, STATUTORY OR IMPLIED AS TO:  

  • THE AVAILABILITY OF TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES FROM YOUR PROVIDER AND ACCESS TO THE SERVICES  AT ANY TIME OR FROM ANY LOCATION; 
  • ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSION OF THE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES; AND
  • ANY DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES OR FAILURE TO TRANSMIT ANY DATA, COMMUNICATIONS OR SETTINGS CONNECTED WITH THE SERVICES.  


5. YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. You can view Intuit’s Privacy Statement provided with the Services and on the website for the Services. You agree to the applicable Intuit Privacy Statement, and changes published by Intuit.  You agree that Intuit may use and maintain your data according to the Intuit Privacy Statement, as part of the Services.   You also give Intuit permission to aggregate your non-personally identifiable data which you enter or upload with that of other users of the Services. For example, this means that Intuit may use that aggregated data to improve services, design promotions, or provide ways for you to compare business practices with other users. You hereby agree that the “reasonable security practices and procedures” under section 43A Explanation (ii) of the Information Technology Act, 2000 means the Intuit’s Privacy Statement and such data security procedures that Intuit may implement from time to time and which may, in Intuit’s discretion, be informed to you from time to time.

 

6.     CONTENT 

6.1  You are responsible for your content. You are legally responsible for all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), which is uploaded, posted or stored through your use of the Services. You grant Intuit a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to host and use the Content in order to provide you with the Services. You agree not use the Services for any illegal purpose or in violation of any applicable law or regulation. You are encouraged to archive your Content regularly and frequently. You are responsible for any Content that may be lost or unrecoverable through your use of the Services. You must provide all required and appropriate warnings, information and disclosure. You agree that you will not use the Services to share, store, or in any way distribute financial data that is not in accordance with the law. Any users suspected of having information which involves fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, insider trading, support for terrorism, or any other activity proscribed by law may have their accounts terminated, their financial data erased, and they also may be reported to law enforcement officials in the appropriate jurisdictions. Intuit is not responsible for the Content or data you submit on the website.

You agree not to use the Services to upload, post, distribute, link to, publish, reproduce, engage in or transmit any of the following, including but not limited to:

  1. Fraudulent, libelous, offensive, hateful, inappropriate or objectionable information or communications of any kind, including without limitation conduct that would encourage or constitute an attack or "flaming" others, or criminal or civil liability under any local or foreign law; indecent, profane (including masked profanity where symbols, initials, intentional misspellings or other characters are used to suggest profane language), obscene, lascivious, sexually explicit, pornographic, paedophilic, abusive, threatening, menacing, misleading, derogatory, harassing, illegal or defamatory information or communication, that is likely to disturb public tranquility and peace, cause feelings of enmity, hatred or ill will between different religious, racial, ethnic, language or regional groups or castes or communities or disrupts the harmony between them or provokes disturbance, causes hurt to the religious sentiments of a community or harms minors in any way, insults the modesty of a woman or which contain false information about any person or organization or harms such persons life, reputation and/or property, or any material that interferes with the ability of others to enjoy or utilize the Services, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever. We do not tolerate harassment, or denigration based on age, gender, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability; 
  2. Content or data that belongs to another person and to which you do not have any right to;
  3. Content or data that threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation;
  4. Content or data that would impersonate someone else or falsely represent your identity or qualifications, or that constitutes a breach of any individual’s privacy, including posting images about children or any third party without their consent (or a parent's consent in the case of a minor) or deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; 
  5. Except as otherwise permitted by Intuit in writing, advertisements, solicitations, investment opportunities, chain letters, pyramid schemes, other unsolicited commercial communication or engage in spamming or flooding; 
  6. Virus, trojan horse, worm or other disruptive or harmful software or data; and
  7. Any information, software or Content which is not legally yours and may be protected by copyright or other proprietary right, or derivative works, without permission from the copyright owner or intellectual property rights owner. 

6.2 Community forums. The Services may include a community forum or other social features to exchange Content and information with other users of the Services and the public. Please use respect when you interact with other users. Do not reveal information that you do not want to make public. Users may post hypertext links to content of third parties for which Intuit is not responsible.

6.3 Intuit may freely use feedback you provide. You agree that Intuit may use your feedback, suggestions, or ideas in any way, including in future modifications of the Services, other products or services, advertising or marketing materials. You grant Intuit a perpetual, worldwide, fully transferable, sub-licensable, non-revocable, fully paid-up, royalty free license to use the feedback you provide to Intuit in any way.

6.4 Intuit may monitor your Content. Intuit may, but has no obligation to, monitor content on the Services. We may disclose any information necessary to satisfy our legal obligations, protect Intuit or its customers, or operate the Services properly. Intuit, in its sole discretion, may refuse to post, remove, or refuse to remove, any Content, in whole or in part, alleged to be unacceptable, undesirable, inappropriate, or in violation of this Agreement.


7. ADDITIONAL TERMS

7.1 Intuit does not give professional advice. Unless specifically included with the Services, Intuit is not in the business of providing legal, financial, accounting, tax, health care, real estate or other professional services or advice. Consult the services of a competent professional when you need this type of assistance.

7.2 We may tell you about other Intuit services. You may be offered other services, products, or promotions by Intuit ("Intuit Services"). Additional terms and conditions and fees may apply. With some Intuit Services you may upload or enter data from your account(s) such as names, addresses and phone numbers, purchases, etc., to the Internet. You grant Intuit permission to use information about your business and experience to help us to provide the Intuit Services to you and to enhance the Services. You grant Intuit permission to combine your business data, if any, with that of others in a way that does not identify you or any individual personally. You also grant Intuit permission to share or publish summary results relating to research data and to distribute or license such data to third parties.

7.3 Communications. Intuit may be required by law to send you communications about the Services or Third Party Products. You agree that Intuit may send these communications to you via email or by posting them on our websites

7.4 You will manage your passwords and accept updates. You are responsible for securely managing your password(s) for the Services and to contact Intuit if you become aware of any unauthorized access to your account. The Services may periodically be updated with tools, utilities, improvements, third party applications, or general updates to improve the Services. You agree to receive these updates.


8. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

8.1 YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, SOFTWARE, AND CONTENT IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED IN THIS AGREEMENT, THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, INTUIT, ITS AFFILIATES, AND ITS THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, LICENSORS, DISTRIBUTORS OR SUPPLIERS (COLLECTIVELY,"SUPPLIERS") DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES ARE FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, DATA LOSS, NON-INTERFERENCE WITH OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, OR THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY OR CONTENT IN OR LINKED TO THE SERVICES. INTUIT AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES ARE SECURE, FREE FROM BUGS, VIRUSES, INTERRUPTION, ERRORS, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION. IF THE EXCLUSIONS FOR IMPLIED WARRANTIES DO NOT APPLY TO YOU, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED TO 60 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE OR DELIVERY OF THE SERVICES, WHICHEVER IS SOONER.

8.2 INTUIT, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL SATISFY OR ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH ANY LEGAL OBLIGATIONS OR LAWS OR REGULATIONS.

YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, NO PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT LIABILITY TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION IS PROHIBITED BY THE APPLICABLE LAWS OF INDIA AND FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT INTUIT DOES NOT EXCLUDE OR LIMIT LIABILITY FOR: (I) DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY ITS NEGLIGENCE OR THE NEGLIGENCE OF ITS OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS OR AGENTS; (II) FRAUD OR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION; (III) ANY OTHER LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE LAWFULLY EXCLUDED BY CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT OF THE PARTIES.
 

 

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE ENTIRE LIABILITY OF INTUIT, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR THE SERVICES DURING THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS PRIOR TO SUCH CLAIM. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAW, INTUIT, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: (A) INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; (B) DAMAGES RELATING TO FAILURES OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS, THE INTERNET, ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, CORRUPTION, SECURITY, LOSS OR THEFT OF DATA, VIRUSES, SPYWARE, LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS OR INVESTMENT, OR USE OF SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE THAT DOES NOT MEET INTUIT SYSTEMS REQUIREMENTS. THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS APPLY EVEN IF INTUIT AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS AGREEMENT SETS FORTH THE ENTIRE LIABILITY OF INTUIT, ITS AFFILIATES AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES AND ITS USE.

You agree to indemnify and hold Intuit and its Affiliates and Suppliers harmless from any and all claims, liability and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of your use of the Services or breach of this Agreement (collectively referred to as "Claims"). Intuit reserves the right, in its sole discretion and at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any Claims. You agree to reasonably cooperate as requested by Intuit in the defense of any Claims.


10. CHANGES. We reserve the right to change this Agreement at any time, and the changes will be effective when posted through the Services, on our website for the Services or when we notify you by other means. We may also change or discontinue the Services, in whole or in part. Your continued use of the Services indicates your agreement to the changes.


11. TERMINATION. Intuit may immediately, in its sole discretion and without notice terminate this Agreement or suspend the Services if you fail to comply with this Agreement or if you no longer agree to receive electronic communications. Upon termination you must immediately stop using the Services and any outstanding payments will become due. Any termination of this Agreement shall not affect Intuit’s rights to any payments due to it. Intuit may terminate a free account at any time. Sections 2.2, 3 through 14 will survive and remain in effect even if the Agreement is terminated.


12. EXPORT RESTRICTIONS. You acknowledge that the Services, including the mobile application, and the underlying software may include U.S. technical data subject to restrictions under export control laws and regulations administered by the United States government. You agree that you will comply with these laws and regulations, and will not export or re-export any part of the Services, in violation of these laws and regulations, directly or indirectly.


13. GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION. This Agreement shall be governed by, subject to and interpreted in accordance with the laws of India, and, any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement, or the breach thereof, whether occurring while this Agreement is in effect or thereafter, shall be resolved through binding arbitration conducted in accordance with the (Indian) Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 by an arbitrator selected in accordance with such Act and agreed to by the parties.   The arbitration proceeding shall take place at Bangalore, India and shall be conducted in the English language, including notices between the parties. Notices between the parties shall be by personal delivery, facsimile transmission, or certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, and shall be deemed given upon receipt at the address of the recipient party or ten (10) days after deposit in the mail.  If the notice is to Intuit, it shall be sent to the attention of the Legal Department.  Each party shall pay its own legal fees of and incidental to the preparation, completion and enforcement of this Agreement. In the event of any invalidity of any provision of this Agreement, the parties agree that such invalidity shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Agreement, and further agree to substitute for the invalid provision a valid provision which most closely approximates the intent and economic effect of the invalid provision.   Subject to the above arbitration, the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Bangalore. 

 

14. LANGUAGE.  Any translation of this Agreement is done for local requirements and in the event of a dispute between the English and any non-English version, the English version of this Agreement shall govern. The parties hereby confirm that they have requested that this Agreement and all related documents be drafted in English. 

 

15. GENERAL. This Agreement, including the Additional Terms below, is the entire agreement between you and Intuit and replaces all prior understandings, communications and agreements, oral or written, regarding its subject matter. If any court of law, having the jurisdiction, rules that any part of this Agreement is invalid, that section will be removed without affecting the remainder of the Agreement. The remaining terms will be valid and enforceable. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to this Agreement. You cannot assign or transfer ownership of this Agreement to anyone without written approval of Intuit. However, Intuit may assign or transfer it without your consent to (a) an affiliate, (b) a company through a sale of assets by Intuit or (c) a successor by merger. Any assignment in violation of this Section shall be void. If you want to request a transfer of this Agreement, contact Intuit via an email to: transfer_license@intuit.com. If applicable, you agree to pay any documentary stamp taxes fees (where applicable) and registration fees with respect to this Agreement.   To the extent that this Agreement is to be registered or recorded with the competent authority under the relevant laws, You agree to be responsible to complete such registration or recordal in a timely manner.

July 2018  

 

 

B.  ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE QUICKBOOKS ONLINE AND QUICKBOOKS ONLINE ACCOUNTANT SERVICES

 

Your use of the following Services provided by Intuit are subject to the General Terms of Service above and these Additional Terms and Conditions. These Additional Terms and Conditions will prevail over any conflict or inconsistency with the General Terms of Service.

  1.  SERVICES.  Each of the following products and services are referred to in this Agreement as a “Service” and together as the “Services”:
    1. QuickBooks Online.  QuickBooks Online (“QBO”) is an online solution for businesses to perform accounting and business tasks through an online account (each a “QBO Account”).  Each QBO Account may only be used to support one business.
    2. QuickBooks Online Accountant.  QuickBooks Online Accountant (“QBOA”) is an online solution for accountants, bookkeepers and other individuals or entities that provide accounting and other financial services to their clients.  If you register for QBOA, you will be able to create and access new and existing QBO Accounts of your clients.  
    3. Modification to Services.  We have the right, in our sole discretion, to revise, update, or otherwise modify the Services or alter your access to the Services; and for material changes, to the extent reasonably possible, we will provide you with reasonable notice either posted on the website hosting the Services or to the Administrator’s (as defined below) email address.  Note that we may modify the amount of storage space you have through the Services and the number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Services in a given period of time. In the event we need to maintain the security of the system or comply with any laws or regulations, we reserve the right to modify the Services immediately, and to provide the Administrator with electronic or written notice within thirty (30) days after any material modifications.  You may reject any changes to the Services by discontinuing use of the Services to which such changes relate. Your continued use of the Services will constitute your acceptance of and agreement to such changes. 

 

2.   SUBSCRIPTION.

  1. Payment for Services.   The Services are licensed on a monthly or yearly subscription basis to the User that pays for the Service.  As the Administrator, you may choose whether you or another User pays for the license. Please review all of the details of the subscription that you purchase; some subscriptions provide access to one Service and others provide access to more than one Service.  
  2. Subscription Cancellation. The Administrator may notify us if he or she wants to cancel the subscription prior the beginning of the new subscription period.   In the event that Intuit is unable to charge a User’s chosen payment method in accordance with this Agreement, we may terminate this Agreement and access to the Services immediately, without notice.  If you stop using the Services, Intuit has fulfilled your subscription term.  Fees for the Services are not eligible for any proration of unused subscriptions or refunds, even if access to the Services is cancelled or terminated.  After your access to the Services is terminated, you may no longer have access to any of the data or Content in the Services.  We suggest you retain your own copies of any data or Content that you may need as Intuit is not responsible for providing you with access to your Content or the Services after any cancellation or termination of this Agreement.

 

3. ACCOUNT FEATURES.  

  1. Trial Version.  If you registered for a trial use of the Services, you will have access to the Services for the specified period of the trial ("Trial Period").  You must decide to purchase a license to the Services within the Trial Period in order to retain access to any Content or data provided or created during the Trial Period. If you do not purchase a license to the Services by the end of the Trial Period, you will not be able to access or retrieve any of the data or Content you added to or created with the Services during the trial. 
  2. Beta Features.   From time to time, we may include new or updated beta features in the Services (“Beta Features”).  Beta Features may have associated fees, which will be disclosed to you at the time you choose to use the Beta Features.  We understand that your use of any Beta Feature is voluntary.  You understand that once you use a Beta Feature, you may be unable to revert back to a prior non-beta version of the same or similar feature. Additionally, if such reversion is possible, you may not be able to return or restore data created within the Beta Feature back to the prior non-beta version.  The Beta Features are provided on an “as is” basis and may contain errors or inaccuracies that could cause failures, corruption or loss of data and information from any connected device. You acknowledge and agree that all use of any Beta Feature is at your sole risk. 

 

4.    PERMITTED DISCLOSURES AND USE OF DATA. You acknowledge and agree that in order to provide you with access to and use of the Services, Intuit may provide your access information and account data to (i) your employee or agent who is identified in the registration data as the current system administrator for your account (the “Current Administrator”), and (ii) such other employee or agent who may be designated by you as a replacement administrator for the your account by following the procedures required by Intuit to effectuate such replacement. Any other person You identified as an authorized user of the Services will have access to the account data subject to the access permissions you or the system administrator assigned to them. 

 

5.  ACCESS TO YOUR FINANCIAL INSTITUTION SERVICES DATA.

5.1 General. In connection with your use of the Service and as part of the functionality of certain versions of the Services, you may wish to have access to your online account(s) and financial information, including your account access number(s), password(s), security question(s) and answer(s), account number(s), login information, and any other security or access information used to access your financial institution(s) (collectively, your “FI Login Data”) and the data made available by your financial institutions(s) with such data, which may include bank balances, transaction activity, credit card charges, debits and deposits, and any messages or notices between you and the financial institution(s) (“FI Account Data”).  The Services are designed to allow you to access and download your FI Account Data through the Services, to allow Intuit to access your financial institution account(s) using your FI Login Data, to allow Intuit to download and use your FI Account Data, and to allow Intuit to aggregate and combine your FI Account Data with other data.  If you lose or forget your user name or password, it will be necessary for you to return to the appropriate financial institution if you have any problems with respect to that user name or password.

You acknowledge and agree that except as set forth this Agreement, Intuit has no control over your FI Login Data and no control over the access to your FI Account Data, does not guarantee that you will be able to use the Service with your financial institution(s), and will have no liability whatsoever for any actions or inactions on the part of the financial institution(s) resulting in your inability to use the Service to access your accounts, obtain data, download transactions, or otherwise use or access your FI Account Data. 

5.2 Collection of FI Login Data and FI Account Data. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you:

5.2.1 acknowledge that in accessing your financial institution account(s) through the Service, your FI Login Data and FI Account Data may be collected, converted, stored   in encrypted form and used by Intuit in the United States for the purpose of providing the Service;

5.2.2 authorize Intuit to (i) collect and store  in encrypted form your FI Login Data, (ii) access the financial institution(s)’ websites using your FI Login Data, from time to time; (iii) download and store your FI Account Data; (iv) reformat and manipulate your FI Account Data; (v) create and provide hypertext links to your financial institution(s) FI Account Data; (vi) enhance the type of data and services we can provide to you in the future, and (vii) take such other actions as are reasonably necessary to perform the actions described in this Agreement as it relates to your use of the \ Service;

 

5.2.3  hereby represent that the financial institution(s)’ account(s) and FI Login Data belong to you, you have the right to use the FI Login Data and FI Account Data as set out above and that you have the authority to appoint, and hereby expressly do appoint, Intuit as your agent with all necessary power and authority to use your FI Login Data and to access and retrieve your FI Account Data, as described above, on your behalf; 

 

5.2.4 acknowledge that Intuit does not review your FI Account Data and agree that Intuit is not responsible for its completeness or accuracy;

 

5.2.5 acknowledge that any transactions or informational activities performed at any financial institution(s)’ website are not made through the Service and Intuit assumes no responsibility for any such transactions or activities; and 

 

5.2.6 acknowledge that you are solely responsible for any charges, fees or costs associated with your financial institution account(s) when accessed through the Service by you or by Intuit.  

 

5.3 Information from Financial Institutions’ Websites. You acknowledge that (i) some financial institution(s) may not permit Intuit or other third parties to have access to FI Login Data or to allow the Service to access your FI Account Data; (ii) financial institution(s) may make changes to their websites, with or without notice to you or Intuit, that may affect the overall performance of the Service and prevent or delay aggregation of data from such websites; and (iii) the Service refreshes your Service account data by collecting the FI Account Data automatically or manually (depending on your financial institution(s) or any changes by you that may require an update), so your most recent transactions may not always be reflected in the account balances or other account information presented to you by Intuit through the eServices. If you see a discrepancy in your Service account data as compared to your FI Account Data, and in any case before making any transactions or decisions based on such account data presented in the Services, you should check the last refresh date for your financial institution account(s) and confirm the accuracy of the Service account data against your FI Account Data and manually update such data as necessary.

 

6. ONLINE DATA TRANSFER (NOT APPLICABLE TO VERSIONS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE ACCESS TO THE ONLINE DATA TRANSFER FEATURE). You may have the option for Intuit to transfer your data files from the Service in order to facilitate certain interoperability, data integration, and data access between the Service and certain supported ancillary services (the “Ancillary Services”) you may sign up for and use in connection with the Service (the “Online Data Transfer”). In order for you to select the Online Data Transfer option, you must (i) have registered select versions of the Service, (ii) have Internet access, (iii) have an active subscription to the Service; and (iv) and may need to be an active subscriber to the Ancillary Services. If you select the Online Data Transfer option, a copy of all or part of your company data files will be transferred via the Internet to Intuit’s servers; where you grant Intuit the right and license to (i) host and maintain your data, (ii) use and transfer your data to the Ancillary Services and (iii) reformat and manipulate your data as reasonably necessary for the data to function with the Ancillary Services. Your original data files will remain in the Service. If you sign up for any Ancillary Services that support Online Data Transfer, you will have the option to request that Intuit send your data to any of those supported Ancillary Services. If a supported Ancillary Service is provided by a third party, you authorize Intuit to transfer your data to and from the third party provider to enable provision of the Ancillary Services to you. Intuit will support and maintain the data transfer service as part of the Service.   You agree that the third party provider may transfer your data from the Ancillary Service to Intuit, and that, Intuit may use such data subject to the terms of this Agreement.  You agree and acknowledge that Intuit has no control over any third party provider or any third party Ancillary Services. Your use of the Ancillary Service is subject to additional third party terms and conditions. You further agree and acknowledge that your data, including your financial or personal information, may be transferred to a third party service provider who may be located in a country that does not have adequate security controls to protect your data.  Please carefully review their terms and conditions, including privacy policy.   If you do not agree with their terms and policies, you should not use or access the third party Ancillary Service and you should not authorize the Online Data Transfer to the third party Ancillary Service. .

 

7. SERVICE USE, STORAGE AND ACCESS. Intuit shall have the right, in its sole discretion and with reasonable notice posted on the Service site and/or sent to you at the Current Administrator’s email address provided in the Registration Data, to revise, update, or otherwise modify the Service and establish or change limits concerning use of the Service, temporarily or permanently, including but not limited to (i) the amount of storage space you have on the Service at any time, and (ii) the number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Service in a given period of time. Intuit reserves the right to make any such changes effective immediately to maintain the security of the system or User Access Information or to comply with any laws or regulations, and to provide you with electronic or written notice within thirty (30) days after such change. You may reject changes by discontinuing use of the Service to which such changes relate. Your continued use of the Service will constitute your acceptance of and agreement to such changes. Intuit may, from time to time, perform maintenance upon the Service resulting in interrupted service, delays or errors in the Service. Intuit will attempt to provide prior notice of scheduled maintenance but cannot guarantee that such notice will be provided.

 

8. GOODS AND SERVICE TAX (GST) SERVICE.  You may be eligible to use the GST Service available as part of the Services. The GST Service includes two components: (1) the calculation of applicable GST amounts, and (2) an e-file service that allows users to electronically file GST returns with the India government. You understand and agree that users who sign up for the GST Service must:

  • Provide a current, valid, registered government GSTIN
  • Be able to calculate/track GST
  • Be an active, registered taxpayer able to e-file GST forms with the Indian government
  • Grant Intuit the authority under a limited power of attorney to e-file the GST returns on your behalf.
  • Acknowledge that Intuit does not verify the accuracy, correctness and completeness of information you provide. You confirm and acknowledge that Intuit will not be responsible for any fines or penalties that may be levied as a result of information provided to Intuit which may be inaccurate, incomplete or otherwise untimely.

 

  1. License and Restrictions on Use. You may use the GST Services only with your use of Service. You will not connect the GST Services with any other service, software or product, will not transfer, provide or make available the GST Service other than to yourself, your employees and agents; and will not provide access to the GST Service to any third party.

  

  1. GST Services Restrictions and Responsibility for GST Filings. 
    1. When you enroll in the GST Service and pay the applicable fees, Intuit grants you a limited non-exclusive license to use the GST Service in India. Your use of GST Services: (a) is governed by the latest version of these terms for the GST Services, and (b) constitutes your acceptance of those terms and conditions. You acknowledge and agree that Intuit cannot represent you in tax matters. 
    2. You are responsible for payment of all fees and amounts due for each GST filing.

 

  1. No Liability. Intuit will not be liable in any way if the GST Services cannot be performed completely or accurately because of anything not reasonably within our control, including problems with the Internet or inaccurate or incomplete information you provide to us. If any Intuit error occurs in performing the GST Services, our only responsibility will be to make the correct payment or file the correct report and pay any resulting tax interest or penalty. In no event will we be liable for any indirect, special or consequential damages. If these remedies fail of their essential purpose, Intuit’s maximum liability will equal the fees you have paid to Intuit for the applicable Service subscription.

 

  1. DISCLAIMER. YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE USE OF THE GST SERVICES TO ACHIEVE YOUR INTENDED PURPOSES, FOR THE PROPER USE OF THE GST SERVICES AND FOR VERIFYING RESULTS FROM USE OF THE GST SERVICES. INTUIT AND ITS SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE GST SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE GST SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. 

9.   APPLE REQUIREMENTS. If you downloaded the Services from the Apple iTunes Store the following apply:

 

9.1 Acknowledgement: You acknowledge that this Agreement is between you and Intuit only, and not with Apple, and Intuit, not Apple, is solely responsible for the Service and the content thereof. 

 

9.2 Scope of License: The license granted to you for the Service is a limited, non-transferable license to use the Services on an iOS product that you own or control and as permitted by the Usage Rules set forth in the Apple iTunes App Store Terms of Service.

 

9.3 Maintenance and Support: Intuit and not Apple is solely responsible for providing any maintenance and support services with respect to the Services.   You acknowledge that Apple has no obligation whatsoever to furnish any maintenance and support services with respect to the Services.

 

9.4 Warranty: Intuit is solely responsible for any product warranties, whether express or implied by law, to the extent not effectively disclaimed.   In the event of any failure of the Service to conform to any applicable warranty, you may notify Apple, and Apple will refund the purchase price for the Services in the Apple iTunes App Store to you. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Apple will have no other warranty obligation whatsoever with respect to the Service, and any other claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses attributable to any failure to conform to any warranty will be Intuit’s sole responsibility, as between Intuit and Apple.

            

9.5 Product Claims: Intuit, not Apple, is responsible for addressing any user or third party claims relating to the Services or the user’s possession and/or use of the Services, including, but not limited to: (a) product liability claims; (b) any claim that the Service fail to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and (c) claims arising under consumer protection or similar legislation.

 

9.6 Intellectual Property Rights: You acknowledge that, in the event of any third party claim that the Services or your possession and use of the Services infringes that third party’s intellectual property rights Apple will not be responsible for the investigation, defense, settlement and discharge of any such intellectual property infringement claim.

 

9.7 Legal Compliance: You represent and warrant that (a) you are not located in a country that is subject to a U.S. Government embargo, or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a “terrorist supporting” country; and (b) you are not listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties.

 

9.8 Developer Contact Info: Direct any questions, complaints or claims to: Intuit Inc., 2632 Marine Way, Mountain View, CA 94043. 

 

9.9 Third Party Beneficiary: You acknowledge and agree that Apple and Apple’s subsidiaries are third party beneficiaries of this Agreement, and that, upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Agreement, Apple will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce the Agreement against you as a third party beneficiary thereof.

 

10.      CANCELLATION.  Upon cancellation you will be able to access the Service only through the end of the subscription term, as specified in the product or product program pages.  After the subscription term ends, you will not have any access to the Service. There are no refunds upon cancellation.  Please follow product instructions to cancel your account.

 

11.  SOCIAL MEDIA SITES.  Intuit may provide experiences on social media platforms such as Facebook®, Twitter® and LinkedIn® that enable online sharing and collaboration among anyone who has registered to use them.  Any content you post, such as pictures, information, opinions, or any Personal Information that you make available to other participants on these social platforms, is subject to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policies of those platforms. Please refer to those social media platforms to better understand your rights and obligations with regard to such content.  

 

12.  THIRD PARTY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. Intuit may tell you about third party products or services, including via the Service. Intuit may offer products and services on behalf of third parties who are not affiliated with Intuit (“Third Party Products”) and/or provide access or links to third party websites ("Third Party Sites"). If you decide to use any Third Party Products or access any Third Party Sites, you are solely responsible for your selection, review of separate product terms, website terms and privacy policies.  Intuit is not affiliated with these Third Party Products or Third Party Sites and does not endorse or recommend Third Party Products even if such products are marketed or distributed via our products, website or associated with Intuit in any way. You agree that the third parties, and not Intuit, are solely responsible for the Third Party Product’s performance (including technical support), the content on their websites and their use or disclosure of your data. Intuit will not be liable for any damages, claims or liabilities arising from the third parties, Third Party Products or Third Party Sites.

 

You agree that you will (i) comply with all applicable laws, regulation and ordinances; (ii) not use the Third Party Products in any manner that would infringe or violate the rights of Intuit or any other party; and (iii) not use the Third Party Products in any way in furtherance of criminal, fraudulent or other unlawful activity.  

 

August 2019

 

QuickBooks Online Training (3 Day Program)

 

If you are a small business owner who has recently purchased QuickBooks, you should sign up for the webinars. The webinar aims to help you understand how you can use QuickBooks to manage your business finances. We begin the sessions with basics of accounting and go on to explain the product features.  The training comprises of 3 webinars of 1.5 hours each spread over 3 days. You can choose your slots, spread across the entire month. We encourage you to take advantage of this free training to make the most out of QuickBooks.

Quickbooks Bank Feeds

 

You can join this session to understand:

 

  1. How to add a Bank account in Chart of Accounts

  2. How to Import the Bank CSV file

  3. Banking error and Troubleshooting steps

  4. How to disconnect the bank account