Partner Portal Terms of Service

Last updated: November 15, 2017

1. Acceptance of Terms

Hootsuite offers a Partner Portal service (the “Hootsuite Partner Portal”) that allows its partners to register certain deal information, participate in Hootsuite opportunity sharing, and obtain approved content from Hootsuite to assist with their partnership efforts.

BY ACCESSING AND USING THE HOOTSUITE PARTNER PORTAL IN ANY MANNER, YOU ARE ACCEPTING AND AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE (THE “HOOTSUITE PARTNER PORTAL TERMS”). IF YOU DO NOT UNCONDITIONALLY ACCEPT THE HOOTSUITE PARTNER PORTAL TERMS IN THEIR ENTIRETY, YOU SHALL NOT (AND SHALL HAVE NO RIGHT TO) ACCESS OR USE THE HOOTSUITE PARTNER PORTAL. IF THE HOOTSUITE PARTNER PORTAL TERMS ARE CONSIDERED AN OFFER, ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO SUCH TERMS. THE HOOTSUITE PARTNER PORTAL TERMS SHOULD BE READ IN CONJUNCTION WITH HOOTSUITE’S PRIVACY POLICY AND COPYRIGHT POLICY.

Where we write "Hootsuite", "we", "us" or “our”, we mean Hootsuite Inc. and its affiliates.  Where we write “you” or “your”, we mean you personally as an authorized user of the portal and your employer or principal.  

2. Key Definitions

Hootsuite Partner Portal” means the online Hootsuite Partner Portal made available at http://www.hootsuite.com/partner-portal.

Partner-Submitted Content” means all information and data (including text, images, photos, videos, audio, and documents) or any other content in any media and format that you, directly or indirectly, provide or make available to us in connection with your use of the Hootsuite Partner Portal.

Hootsuite Content” means any information, resources or data (including text, images, photos, videos, audio, and documents) or any other content in any media and format  that Hootsuite may provide or make available to you in connection with your use of the Hootsuite Partner Portal.

Hootsuite Digital Service Partner Agreement” means the written or electronic agreement between you and Hootsuite, including but not limited to any Hootsuite Reseller Agreement, Hootsuite Referral Agreement, Hootsuite Reseller/Referral Agreement or other Independent Software Vendor agreement between you and Hootsuite.

3. Access

Access to the Hootsuite Partner Portal is determined by Hootsuite at its sole discretion and Hootsuite may temporarily suspend or permanently revoke your access to the Hootsuite Partner Portal for any reason, with or without notice, at any time. If you have not been designated as the administrator of the Hootsuite Partner Portal for your organization (a "Super Admin"), access to the Hootsuite Partner Portal may also be determined by your organization's Super Admin, at their discretion.

4. Confidentiality

Any Hootsuite Content marked as confidential in the Hootsuite Partner Portal is Confidential Information as defined in your Hootsuite Digital Service Partner Agreement and you agree that you shall protect such content in accordance with the confidentiality obligations set out in your Hootsuite Digital Service Partner Agreement.

5. Acceptable Use

In accessing and using the Hootsuite Partner Portal, you shall:

  • be responsible for your compliance with the Hootsuite Partner Portal Terms, Hootsuite’s Privacy Policy and Hootsuite’s Copyright Policy, and for any breach of the Hootsuite Partner Portal Terms, Hootsuite’s Privacy Policy and Hootsuite’s Copyright Policy;
  • be solely responsible for the accuracy, quality, integrity, and legality of Partner-Submitted Content and of the means by which you acquire or generate Partner-Submitted Content;
  • use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access to or use of the Hootsuite Partner Portal, including keeping passwords and usernames confidential and not permitting any third-party to access or use your username, password, or account for the Hootsuite Partner Portal;
  • be solely responsible and liable for all activity conducted through your account in connection with the Hootsuite Partner Portal;
  • promptly notify Hootsuite if you become aware of or reasonably suspect any security breach relating in any way to the Hootsuite Partner Portal, including any loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure or use of your username, password, or account; and
  • otherwise access in connection with your use thereof, the Hootsuite Partner Portal only in accordance with applicable laws and government regulations.

You must not:

  • use the Hootsuite Partner Portal to store or transmit any content, including Partner-Submitted Content, that may be infringing, or otherwise tortious or unlawful, including any content that may violate intellectual property, privacy, rights of publicity, or other laws;
  • attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Hootsuite Partner Portal, or related systems or networks or to defeat, avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, or otherwise circumvent any software protection or monitoring mechanisms of the Hootsuite Partner Portal; and
  • authorize, permit, or encourage any third-party to do any of the above.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

Subject only to limited rights to access and use the Hootsuite Partner Portal as expressly stated herein, all rights, title and interest in and to the Hootsuite Partner Portal and any information contained therein, including but not limited to Partner-Submitted Content uploaded by you to the Hootsuite Partner Portal, and all related Intellectual Property Rights, will belong exclusively to Hootsuite. For clarity, you hereby assign to us all right, title and interest in and to the Partner-Submitted Content.

7. Term and Termination

Term.  You are subject to these Hootsuite Partner Portal Terms starting on the date on which you first login to the Hootsuite Partner Portal, and will continue to be subject to these terms until the termination, as described below.

Termination.  We may revoke or terminate your access to the Hootsuite Partner Portal without notice for any reason in our sole discretion, including but not limited to your violation of these Hootsuite Partner Portal Terms. Upon termination by us, or upon termination of your Hootsuite Digital Service Partner Agreement, your rights to the Hootsuite Partner Portal will automatically terminate, and you will cease all use of the Hootsuite Partner Portal.

8. Other Important Terms

Modifications of the Hootsuite Partner Portal and these Hootsuite Partner Portal Terms. We may modify the Hootsuite Partner Portal and your access to it in our sole discretion, and we may change these Hootsuite Partner Portal Terms or any portion thereof from time to time in our sole discretion.  IF ANY MODIFICATION IS UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU, YOUR ONLY RECOURSE IS TO CEASE ALL USE OF THE PARTNER PORTAL. YOUR USE OF THE PARTNER PORTAL AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF CHANGES WILL BE DEEMED TO BE ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES.