As a partner, you must obtain your customer`s approval for the Microsoft customer contract before you can order Microsoft products and services for that customer. To help partners better meet compliance requirements, Microsoft invites partners to confirm their acceptance by providing the following details regarding the person who accepted the agreement: on October 1, 2019, Microsoft implemented the Microsoft customer agreement for the CSP program to replace the Microsoft Cloud agreement. Read additional instructions for indirect dealers. In order to facilitate the migration of partners to the new agreement, both agreements existed in the CSP programme until 31 January 2020. As of February 1, 2020, Microsoft`s customer agreement replaced the Microsoft Cloud agreement. d. Customer data. You are solely responsible for the content of all customer data. You safeguard and retain all customer data rights that are necessary to provide online services for you, without infringing on the rights of third parties or coercing Microsoft to you or others. Microsoft does not accept any obligation regarding customer data or the use of your product, except under this contract or in accordance with applicable legislation. In Germany, the penal code (section 203) and professional regulations require that certain customer relations be treated confidentially, such as the relationship between patients and their doctors and the relationship between lawyers and their clients. These professions must guarantee professional secrecy.
In order to enable these and other professions to purchase cloud services from cloud solution providers, the cloud service provider must enter into a written agreement with the customer guaranteeing professional secrecy. f. taxes. Prices are tax-free, unless the invoice indicates other than the tax included. You must pay all applicable capital gains, goods and services, sales, gross receipts or other transaction taxes, fees, fees or surcharges, or any regulatory cost recovery surcharge or similar amount due under this Agreement that we are entitled to obtain from you. You are responsible for all applicable stamp duty and all other taxes that you are legally required to pay, including all taxes related to the distribution or supply of products to your related businesses. We are responsible for all taxes based on our net income, gross taxes on income rather than taxes on income or profits or taxes on our property.