Terms of Use

The website www.akroda.com and/or any mobile application that facilitates access to the website (together, "Akroda", “we”, “us” or “the Platform”) is owned and operated by Akroda Holdco Inc., a Delaware corporation with registered office at 108 West 13th Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801.

PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE AKRODA PLATFORM. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE PLATFORM, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY OUR TERMS OF SERVICE SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS, YOU ARE ADVISED NOT TO CONTINUE USING THE PLATFORM ANY LONGER.

1. DETAILS OF SERVICES OFFERED

Akroda is a web-based software application customized for legal professionals to simplify their workflow, and collaborate between teams and across organizations with respect to everything from case file management to billing and administration. We have bespoke Services tailored for Solo Practitioners, Law Firm Partners, Law Firm Associates, In House Counsels, Paralegals and other members of the legal profession. Our Services come with unique features like a Bandwidth Tracker for resource optimization, Visibility Tools to ensure all teams are on the same page, industry-leading 256-Bit AES encryption to keep all data and sensitive information secure to the fullest extent, and simultaneous desktop and mobile support to make the Services truly flexible and efficient in terms of both time and cost.

2. REGISTRATION OF USER ACCOUNT

In order to successfully use Akroda, you must be at least 18 years of age and must complete the registration process through the Akroda Beta Program that currently allows a limited number of people to test beta versions of Akroda’s application and provide feedback and comments regarding the same. Availability of all Akroda Services are conditional on the creation of a registered user account with us. You must not use any other person's account to access the Akroda Beta Program, or allow anyone else to access yours. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account login information and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use, or suspected unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security.

Akroda cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements. Enlistment in the Beta program is purely voluntary and Akroda reserves the right to determine the time period, validity, success and decision of the Beta Program at their sole discretion. In case you have any questions regarding the Services or the Beta Program, feel free to reach out to us using the contact details given below.

3. USER-GENERATED CONTENT

Certain features of our Services may allow users to post, link, share, publish and otherwise make available certain content (“User Content”) in or through the Platform. You are solely responsible for such User Content and hereby ensure that it does not offend any third-party rights, including but not limited to any applicable intellectual property rights, privacy rights, publicity rights, contractual rights and does not in any way be considered against applicable laws.

Akroda does not and cannot review all User Content generated by users, and shall not be held responsible for the same under any circumstances whatsoever. We reserve the right, but are not obligated to, delete, modify, edit or update any User Content that we, in our sole discretion, deem to be in violation of these Terms of Service or deem to be otherwise unacceptable. Notwithstanding the above, by accepting these Terms of Service you grant us the right and license to use, modify, display and distribute such User Content by and through the Services and make it available to other users, who may also use such User Content subject to these Terms of Service.

4. ACCEPTABLE USE OF THE PLATFORM

In order to maximize your user experience in using Akroda, and avoid, eliminate or minimize disruptive activities, we kindly ask you to maintain the following:

  • do not use Akroda in any way or take any action that may undermine, disrupt, damage or manipulate its working functionality, performance, availability or accessibility;
  • do not copy, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, attempt to derive the source code of, modify or create derivative works of Akroda, or any updates or any part thereof;
  • do not use Akroda in any manner that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
  • do not impersonate any person or entity, misrepresent any affiliation with another person, entity, or association, use false IP addresses or headers, or otherwise conceal your identity for any purpose;
  • do not violate, plagiarize, or infringe on the rights of third parties, including without limitation copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, publicity or other proprietary rights;
  • do not use data collected from Akroda for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing)

5. SUSPENSION OF SERVICE

Akroda reserves the right to fully or partially suspend, discontinue, or cease providing, at any time and from time to time, temporarily or permanently, any of the Services with or without notice, and shall have no liability or responsibility to you in any manner whatsoever if it chooses to do so. All provisions of these Terms of Service which by their nature should survive such suspension or termination shall survive, including, without limitation, intellectual property ownership, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

6. THIRD PARTY LINKS AND ADVERTISEMENTS

Akroda may occasionally provide external links and advertisements submitted by or directed towards third party websites and services. Unless expressly stated otherwise, such advertisements do not signify that Akroda endorses and/or is associated with such third-party websites and services in any manner including, but not limited to, the content, accuracy, quality, nature, appropriateness, decency, functionality, performance, reliability, completeness, timeliness, validity, safety, legality or any other aspect thereof. We accept no responsibility for third party advertisements contained within Akroda. If you agree to purchase goods and/or services from any third party who advertises in this Platform, you do so at your own risk and these Terms of Service remains no longer applicable.

7. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

By using the Akroda Platform, you hereby acknowledge and agree that such usage is at your sole risk and responsibility. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Akroda is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, all warranties of quality, accuracy, completeness, reliability, conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement. We do not warrant that the products and services offered through Akroda will meet your specific requirements, that the Platform will be uninterrupted or error-free or free from viruses or similar harmful matter or that any defects in Platform will be immediately corrected. No oral or written communication offered by Akroda will create any warranty for this purpose.

8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Under no circumstances will Akroda any of its directors, shareholders, employees and agents be liable for any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages including, but not limited to, business interruption, damages for loss of profit, loss of data, loss of goodwill and the like arising out of the use or inability of use of the service/ information provided on or downloaded from the Platform, or any delay in the processing of such information or services. For removal of doubt, this includes situations where there is any failure or delay in performance of any of the obligations under these Terms of Service that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (force majeure events). Notwithstanding the above, nothing under these Terms of Service will limit or exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

9. INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Akroda, its officers, directors, employees, agents, consultants, representatives and agents from and against all losses, damages, suits, judgments, costs and expenses (including litigation costs and reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or in connection with (a) your use of or inability to use Akroda (b) your violation of any provision of these Terms of Service or your violation of any rights of a third party, or (c) your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Akroda reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will offer complete cooperation with Akroda in asserting any available defenses.

10. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

All information and content displayed in the Platform including text, graphics, designs, photographs, videos, typefaces, look and feel, format, and the like is owned and/or licensed by Akroda unless expressly specified otherwise, and are protected by international laws on patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trade names, trademarks (whether registered or unregistered), domain names and other applicable rights. By agreeing to these Terms of Service you understand and agree to not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute, in any manner, any material on or from Akroda, including text, graphics, logos and designs for any purpose whatsoever or allow any third party to do so. Please notify us immediately if you believe any content found on or linked to by this Platform violates your intellectual property rights. Upon presentation of suitable proof, Akroda will act as required or appropriate under applicable law, including deleting any such content or link to the infringing material.

11. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

The communications between you and Akroda use electronic means. For contractual purposes, you (a) consent to receive communications from Akroda in an electronic form; and (b) agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Akroda provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were be in a hardcopy writing. With your informed consent (opt-in), such electronic communication may also include periodic emails and/or other messages for our internal marketing and promotional purposes. We take all reasonable measures to ensure that our marketing communications are compliant with the applicable laws.

12. COMPANY LOGO

You authorize us to use your company logo in marketing materials.

13. GENERAL INFORMATION

These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware, USA, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, and all disputes as to the validity, execution, performance, interpretation or termination of this Agreement will be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts thereof. If any provision of these Terms of Service is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such invalidity will not affect the enforceability of any other part or provision of this Agreement.Akroda reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to modify these Terms of Service at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the same on the Platform.

You agree to review this document periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of Akroda shall be deemed as a conclusive acceptance of such modified Terms of Service.If you have any further questions, comments or requests regarding these Terms of Service, please contact us at hello@akroda.com.  

These Terms of Service were last updated in February 2022.