Last Updated: August 18, 2023
THESE TERMS ARE IMPORTANT AND AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THIS TERMS OF SERVICE PRIOR TO ACCESSING OUR WEBSITE OR PURCHASING OUR SERVICES. THESE TERMS CONTAIN A BINDING ARBITRATION CLAUSE. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND THE ARBITRATION PROVISION SO THAT YOU ARE AWARE OF YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS.
Welcome to Briefme, Inc. a Delaware corporation’s (referred to herein as “Brief”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) Terms of Service (referred to herein as the “Terms”). These Terms apply to all users of our Services (as defined below) and users of our website, https://www.briefme.io/ (our “Website”). By using our Website or signing up for our Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms.
If you do not agree to these Terms, we ask that you please not use our contract analyzing and summarizing software (our “Services” or our “Software”). Using our Website or signing up for our Services constitutes explicit acceptance of these Terms.
If you are using our Website or our Services on behalf of an entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these Terms on such entity’s behalf and that such entity agrees to be responsible to us if you or that person violates these Terms.
We reserve the right to modify the contents of these Terms at any time. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to these Terms. Any modification to these Terms will be notated at the top of this Terms and will also be communicated to you in writing. Failure to terminate these Terms and the underlying relationship, in writing, within seven (7) days after notification of an update or modification to these Terms will constitute explicit acceptance by you any all such modifications or changes.
What We Are:
Brief is a Software designed to assist our customers reduce their legal bills or reduce the need for an attorney by providing tips, pointers, flags, summaries, and limited-analysis of contracts.
Our Software is designed to be a starting point for you after you have received a contract. Rather than hiring an attorney for the entire review and analysis of your contracts, our Software enables you to save money by getting high-level, non-expert, non-attorney feedback on contracts prior to speaking with an attorney.
What We Are Not:
Brief is not an attorney and does not offer legal advice. Rather, Brief is a technology company that offers users the ability to use our Software to analyze, summarize, and provide non-legal feedback on your contracts.
No information contained on our Website or that you receive on your contracts from our Software shall constitute legal advice nor shall commence an attorney-client relationship. All information provided to you, whether on your contract or outside, is meant for general informational purposes only. If you are having a legal issue or would like to ensure that your contract has been professionally reviewed, please speak with a licensed legal professional. If you elect not to speak with an attorney after using our Software, you do so at your own risk. The comments and feedback you receive from our Services is not meant to be solely relied upon.
By signing up for our Services, you expressly understand and agree that Brief does not and cannot make any guarantees of any kind with respect to your use of our Services. While our Software has a track record of assisting clients by providing high-level, non-legal feedback, past results are not a guarantee of using our Services.
BY USING OUR SERVICES, YOU HEREBY EXPLICITLY WAIVE AND RELEASE BRIEF AND ITS OWNERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, CAUSES OF ACTION, CLAIMS, AND DEMANDS THAT ARISE IN ANY WAY RELATED TO YOUR INJURY, LOSS, HARM, OR SIMILAR THAT OCCURS TO YOU ARISING OUT OF YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OUR WEBSITE OR IN CONNECTION WITH OUR SERVICES. YOU AGREE THAT ALL SUCH INFORMATION COMMUNICATED TO YOU IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE AND IS INTENDED TO BE PRELIMINARY, USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH A LICENSED LEGAL PROFESSIONAL.
By using signing up for our Services, you represent and warrant that (a) you are at least eighteen (18) years old or are an entity; (b) have a working smartphone or computer; and (c) you have the full power and authority to enter into these Terms.
To register for our Services, you are required to sign up and provide a variety of information including, without limitation, your name, age, payment or bank information, and other information required by Brief. By using our Services, you represent and warrant that all information submitted is true and correct to the best of your knowledge. If you discover that you have provided information that is inaccurate or later changes, you agree that it is your sole responsibility to update such information.
Your use of our Services involves the use of hardware, software, and access to the internet. These system requirements may change from time to time. You acknowledge and agree that all system or internet requirements for our Services is/are your sole responsibility, and you acknowledge and agree that failure to comply with all hardware, software, and internet requirements will be borne solely by you.
You are solely responsible for maintaining confidentiality of your password and account information and are responsible for all activity that takes place on your account.
Our Service is simple: you upload documents on our Website, our AI-driven Software provides you with high-level, non-legal feedback, and you get fast results. Simple as that!
Since we use AI-driven Software, you are typically able to receive the feedback within minutes, as opposed to days or weeks, with a typical law firm.
We may offer you a risk-free trial period to use our Services (“Trial Period”) in which you are able to use our Services on a trial basis and without long-term commitment or being charged for our Services. We do not offer all potential customers a Free Trial and reserve the right to pause, suspend, or cancel our Trial Period. If you have been offered a Trial Period, your Trial Period is 100% free during the Term of your Trial Period. The specific terms of your Trial Period will be as offered to you in a separate written agreement (herein your “Free Trial Agreement”). Only one (1) Trial Period is permitted per client. This may also include affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, or related companies of the person or entity who uses our Services during a Trial Period.
If you are not totally happy with our Services during your Trial Period, you are not required to continue using our Services.
We will give you thirty (30) days’ notice before the end of your Trial Period.
Once your Trial Period has ended, you will automatically become a paying client in accordance with the specific terms outlined in your Free Trial Agreement. If you no longer wish to use our Services after your Trial Period, please be sure to cancel these Terms before the end of your Trial period. Failure to cancel the Trial Period will result in you becoming a paying client for our Services.
OUR TRIAL PERIOD IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, BRIEF AND ITS OWNERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, LICENSORS, THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS AND AFFILIATES, EXCLUDE ALL REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Your Trial Period is subject to all of the terms and conditions contained herein, unless otherwise stated in your Free Trial Agreement.
All prices shown for our Services are shown in U.S. Dollars. The cost of our Services is found on our Website at the time of purchase. All sales are final and are non-refundable. Before submitting an order for our Services, you will be shown an order confirmation screen describing the inclusions of your order. It is your responsibility to ensure that everything is correct prior to ordering our Services.
Please ensure that prior to uploading Materials, that you have selected the correct document type (ex – Lease). Any errors that result from you selecting the wrong document type will be borne solely by you.
if you provide payment information, you represent and warrant that the information you provide is accurate, that you are authorized to use the payment method provided, and that you will notify Brief of changes to the payment information. We reserve the right to utilize third party payment card updating services to obtain current expiration dates on credit cards and debit cards.
By providing a credit or debit card, you represent and warrant that you authorize us to charge your payment method for all charges you incur in connection with your Services. You agree that you are responsible to pay for and will pay for all such charges.
Failure to pay all monies owed, in full, will cause that all past-due amounts to accrue interest at three percent (3%) per month until paid in full. If you fail to pay any monies due to Brief, Brief reserves the right to terminate your access to our Services. Brief reserves the right to transfer your invoice, account, and any past-due payments to a collection agency or attorney. If your invoice, account, and any past-due payments is transferred to a collection agency or attorney, Brief shall be entitled to recover all costs and fees in collecting your past-due balance, including all reasonable attorneys’ fees.
We do not permit chargebacks.
If you charge back a payment made to Brief and Brief wins the dispute, in addition to other amounts owed hereunder, you agree to pay a five-hundred-dollar ($500.00) administrative fee which is not a penalty but is instead ‘liquidated damages’ based on the estimated time, energy, and costs (such as labor) required to deal with your chargeback. You agree that these liquidated damages are reasonable and were negotiated by you and agreed to prior to agreeing to these Terms.
If you have enrolled in a subscription for our Services (herein a “Subscription”), you expressly acknowledge and agree that: (1) Brief or our third-party payment processing company is authorized to charge you on a monthly or other basis for the price of your Subscription for as long as your Subscription continues; and (2) your Subscription is continuous until you cancel it or we suspend or terminate your Subscription.
You are not required to purchase a Subscription to use our Services; we also offer single or multi-use options, as detailed on our Website.
The cost of a Subscription can be found on our Website at the time of your purchase. Each Subscription is recurrent and will automatically renew without any action by you. If you want to terminate your Subscription, you are required to contact Brief prior to the start of a new Subscription period.
A monthly Subscription a (“Monthly Subscription”) will renew for successive months unless canceled in accordance with these Terms.
We may offer you a discount if you purchase an annual Subscription for our Services (an “Annual Subscription”). Discounts offered for Annual Subscription can be found on our Website at the time of purchase. Annual Subscriptions shall run for one (1) year periods unless cancellation is given on or before thirty (30) days from the end of your Annual Subscription Term.
Finally, we may offer to you another custom Subscription, based on the terms offered to you by Brief (a “Custom Subscription”).
Your Subscription will be in accordance with the specific terms as offered to you. If your Subscription offers you a page limit or document upload limit, all documents or pages within the limit will be part of your Subscription and additional documents or pages will be at the cost listed on our Website.
IF YOU ARE ENROLLED IN A SUBSCRIPTION, YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR YOUR SUBSCRIPTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND FREQUENCY OF YOUR SUBSCRIPTION YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE, AGREE, AND UNDERSTAND THAT: (I) BRIEF OR OUR THIRD-PARTY PROCESSOR ARE AUTHORIZED TO CHARGE YOU ON A MONTHLY OR OTHER BASIS FOR YOUR SUBSCRIPTION FOR AS LONG AS THE SUBSCRIPTION CONTINUES OR IS MODIFIED CONSISTENT WITH THESE TERMS; AND (II) YOUR SUBSCRIPTION WILL CONTINUE IN PERPETUITY UNLESS CANCELLED OR SUSPENDED. FAILURE TO KEEP A VALID PAYMENT METHOD OR FAILURE TO USE YOUR PRODUCTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE CANCELLATION OF A SUBSCRIPTION AND YOUR SUBSCRIPTION WILL CONTINUE UNTIL CANCELLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE TERMS.
You are able to cancel your Subscription by providing written notice to us through your account.
IF YOUR CANCELLATION OCCURS AFTER AN PAYMENT DATE, YOUR CANCELLATION REQUEST WILL BE PROCESSED WITH THE NEXT SCHEDULED PAYMENT DATE. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL CHARGES, INCLUDING TAXES, INCURRED WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBSCRIPTION PROCESSED PRIOR TO CANCELLATION. UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED, NO PARTIAL MONTHS SHALL BE PERMITTED UNDER THESE TERMS.
CANCELLATION DOES NOT ALTER ANY PAYMENT OBLIGATIONS INCURRED PRIOR TO TERMINATION.
Before uploading your Materials (as defined below) to our Website, you will be shown an order confirmation screen describing the inclusions of your order and all applicable charges. It is your duty to ensure that everything looks as desired. Once you have submitted an order for our Services, your purchase of our Services shall be non-refundable.
You are solely responsible for any and all materials used with or through our Software, such as contracts and other documents (herein “Materials”). We will not be responsible for your use or misuse of our Services.
We do not check your Materials for copyright infringement or plagiarism. If you would like to have your Materials checked for copyright infringement or plagiarism, please use the services of a company that performs this kind of services.
The contents of our Website and our Software are protected by United States and international copyright laws. The contents of our Website and our Software are owned exclusively by Brief or licensed to us.
You may not, and may not cause or encourage others to, reproduce, distribute, display, sell, transfer, assign, license or use for commercial purposes any copyrighted material on our Website or our Software (the “Intellectual Property”) without our prior written consent. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms are reserved to Brief.
Brief and its name, logos, slogans, or otherwise are trademarks or service marks ("Marks") of Brief. All rights in these Marks are reserved by Brief. You may not use any Brief-provided Marks or other logos or graphics, without our prior written consent.
We grant you a limited, revocable, non-transferable, and non-exclusive license to access and make use of our Website and our Software consistent with the purposes set forth herein. This limited license does not include the right to: (a) republish, redistribute, transmit, sell, license or download our Website, our Software, or any and/or all content except as is necessary to view and/or use our Website or Software; (b) make use of the Website, our Software, or any and/or all content other than uses consistent with the Services or exploring the Services; (c) modify, reverse engineer or create any derivative works based upon either our Website, our Software, or any content found therein; or (d) use software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or take any other action that may impose an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure.
Any unauthorized use by you of our Website or our Software automatically terminates this license without prejudice to any other remedy provided by applicable law or these Terms.
If you breach this Section, you agree that Brief shall be entitled to recover all costs and fees in enforcing its rights hereunder, including all reasonable attorneys’ fees.
You are prohibited from using our Services:
a) for any unlawful purpose;
b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts;
c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; or
d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others;
We reserve the right to terminate any user’s ability to use our Services for violation of these community guidelines. If your Services are terminated for breach of these community guidelines, you shall not be entitled to a refund of monies paid.
Our Website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. Brief has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or business practices of any third-party companies or persons. We strongly encourage you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that you visit.
By using our Website, you expressly waive Brief, our employees, agents, owners, and principals from all liability arising from your use of any services provided by third-parties.
If you are provided referrals to attorney's or law firms, please be advised that all such attorney's or law firms are independently contracting third-parties and cannot bind Brief by any actions or inaction on their part. Since Brief is not a law firm, we do not receive any compensation arising out of your use of a referred attorney or law firm.
YOU AGREE THAT BRIEF WILL NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY HARM RELATED THERETO, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSS CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OR RELIANCE ON THE WEBSITE OF A THIRD-PARTY.
BY USING OUR SERVICES FOR A REFERRAL OF AN ATTORNEY, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ALL DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND A REFERRED ATTORNEY OR LAW FIRM IS BETWEEN YOU AND THE ATTORNEY OR LAW FIRM. BRIEF IS NOT A PARTY TO ANY OF THESE TRANSACTIONS. BY UTILIZING THE SERVICES FOR A REFERRAL, YOU HEREBY RELEASE BRIEF AND ITS OWNERS, AGENTS, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, INVESTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AND AFFILIATED COMPANIES FROM ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, ACTIONS, DEMANDS, LIABILITIES, OR SIMILAR, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED TO A DISPUTE BETWEEN YOU AND A REFERRED ATTORNEY OR LAW FIRM.
If you send submissions of any kind, with or without a request from us, including ideas or suggestions relating to our business or our Software (collectively “Submissions”), you agree that we may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate, and otherwise use in any medium any Submissions that you forward to us.
This does not include any confidential or personal information that you send to us.
We are and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any Submissions in confidence; (2) to pay compensation to you for any Submissions; or (3) to respond to any Submissions. By you submitting Submissions to us, you hereby transfer and assign any claim to any rights that you may have had in those Submissions and do so with full acknowledgment of the same.
You agree that your Submissions will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any Submissions submitted by you.
Nothing in our Software, our Website, or anything else provided by Brief, whether in writing or otherwise, shall constitute professional tax or financial advice. Brief is not a professional tax or financial advisor. If we make a recommendation to you, such as an atypical security deposit or excessive interest for late payment, these recommendations are general in nature.
All information of any kind provided to you by Brief is educational in nature and should not be a substitute for professional advice.
By signing up for our Services and providing Brief with one or more forms of communication, you explicitly consent to receive marketing and other communications related to our Services, current business purposes, and future business purposes.
Consent to receiving marketing and other communications from Brief is not a requirement of using our Services.
You are able to terminate this consent by (a) responding to the email or other communication you receive; or (b) by sending us an email to the email address listed on our Website.
These Terms will remain active and in full force and effect so long as they are posted on our Website.
Occasionally there may be information on our Website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to pricing, information, or services offered.
We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions, at any time.
Brief will maintain and enforce information and data privacy and security procedures with respect to its access, use and storage of all Data (as defined below) that (a) are at least equal to industry standards, and (b) comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For purposes of these Terms, “Data” means all information provided by users on our Website.
Brief will promptly report to Client any breaches of security or unauthorized access to Brief systems that Brief detects or becomes aware of. Brief will use diligent efforts to remedy such breach of security or unauthorized access in a timely manner.
Client understands and acknowledges that no security system is impenetrable and subject to Brief’s negligence, Brief shall have no liability for a security breach involving the Client Data.
OUR WEBSITE AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, BRIEF AND ITS OWNERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, LICENSORS, THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS AND AFFILIATES, EXCLUDE ALL REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
WE DO NOT AND CANNOT GUARANTEE PERFECT AVAILABILITY OF OUR WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES, WHICH MAY BE INACCESSIBLE, IN FULL OR IN PART, FROM TIME TO TIME. IN ADDITION, SOFTWARE UPDATES, BUGS, OR OTHER REASONS WHY OUR WEBSITE OR SERVICES MAY BE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE COULD BE A TIME-TO-TIME OCCURRENCE. BY USING OUR WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT OPERATING AN ONLINE PLATFORM IS LIKE OWNING A LUXURY VEHICLE – UNEXPECTED ISSUES DO ARISE FROM TIME TO TIME AND SHOULD BE EXPECTED. YOU WILL NOT HAVE UNINTERRUPTED SERVICE OF OUR WEBSITE AT ALL TIMES.
WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE SUSTAINED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF USING OUR WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES.
WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, EVEN IF WE WERE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, NOR SHALL WE BE HELD LIABLE FOR DELAY OR FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE RESULTING FROM CAUSES BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT BRIEF RECEIVED IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF OUR SERVICES.
YOU AGREE THAT NO CLAIMS OR ACTION IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, OR IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATED TO, THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE, OUR SERVICES, OR THESE TERMS MAY BE BROUGHT MORE THAN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION RELATING TO SUCH CLAIM OR ACTION AROSE.
IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH OUR WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES, YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO CONTINUE TO USE OUR WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Brief, its agents, employees, directors, officers, owners, etc. harmless for any loss, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any claim, action, or demand arising from (i) your breach of these Terms; or (ii) breach of applicable law.
Entire Agreement. These Terms contains the entire agreement between you and Brief, except for any Service or pricing related offerings on our Website.
Waiver. The failure by Brief to enforce any provision of these Terms shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of our right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of these Terms.
Assignment. You may not assign, pledge, delegate, or otherwise transfer any of your rights or obligations under these Terms without Brief prior written consent.
Relationship. Nothing in these Terms shall create, or is intended to create an agency, employment, franchise, joint venture, or partnership relationship between you and Brief.
Applicable Law/Dispute Resolution. These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of Delaware. Except for non-payment by a Client, any dispute arising from or related to these Terms shall be subject to binding arbitration in Delaware. Brief and you agree that any such final decisions may be presented to a court of competent jurisdiction for purposes of being confirmed as a judgment enforceable under the law in which that party is domiciled.
Class Action Waiver. To the extent permitted by applicable law, you and Brief agree that any dispute arising out of these Terms or the Services provided by Brief is personal to you and Brief and that any disputes, if any, will be resolved solely through individual arbitration and will not be brought as a class arbitration, class action or any other type of similar proceeding.
Severability. If any provision of these Terms shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and enforceable. If an arbitrator or panel of arbitrators finds that any provision of these Terms is invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting such provision it would become valid and enforceable, then such provision shall be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.
If you have any questions or comments regarding these Terms, please feel free to contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org