SUPPORT SERVICES POLICY 

Scope 

This policy describes the two tiers of support services (standard and enhanced) that are provided to customers using the Services or Bespoke Services. All Customers are provided with standard support services upon contracting for the delivery of Services. Enhanced support is only provided to Customers who have purchased this service, as detailed in any Pricing Proposal or Agreement to Purchase provided.

Policy 

Metacompliance will provide technical support to all its Customers and Authorised Users. 

Any support provided by Metacompliance is limited to Metacompliance Software and Services and to problems reproducible by the Customer and its Authorised Users.

Metacompliance responsibilities 

Metacompliance will provide support services to all Authorised Users in accordance with the tier contracted, as defined within the Scope and detailed belowPlease note, contact with MetaCompliance should be via an Administrative User. 

Standard Support Provision 

Metacompliance provide support online via documentation and videos.  These support resources, known as the Administrator Academy, are accessible once logged on to the MetaCompliance Software. 

Before any support request is made to Metacompliance, Users shall in the first instance, attempt to resolve their queries and identify the cause of the given problem, using the online support materials available via the Administrator Academy help functionality 

Metacompliance’s support desk will be manned by competent staff providing Administrative Users with technical support and advice on the use of Metacompliance Software by email in clear written or spoken English. 

Administrative Users can contact Metacompliance’s support staff during standard business hoursto raise any concerns or queries regarding the use of Metacompliance Software. 

Standard business hours: Monday to Friday (excluding U.K. Bank Holidays) from 09.00 GMT to 17.00 GMT 

By email to support@metacompliance.com. 

All enquiries will be logged in our helpdesk software and issued with a unique ticket referenceAll support enquiries will be responded to within 12 business hours 

Service Commitment 

Metacompliance will apply all commercial and technological efforts to make the software available with a Monthly Uptime Percentage (defined below) of at least 99.99%, in each case during any monthly billing cycle. This monitoring includes monitoring and alerting on all services used on the MyCompliance Platform. 

“Monthly Uptime Percentage” is calculated by subtracting from 100% the percentage of minutes during the month in which the Products and Services, were unavailable to the Licensee”. 

Enhanced Support Provision 

To supplement the support provided as standard, enhanced support customers will receive the below: 

  1. Enhanced business hours: Monday to Friday (excluding Republic of Ireland Bank Holidays) from 08.00 GMT to 22.00 GMT 
  2. Call logging by email to support@metacompliance.com and by telephone to 00 353 1 5882507 
  3. Target Response Times:  

A key aspect of the enhanced support provision is the “target response time” which is outlined in the following table:

Target Response Times

Severity Definition Target Response Time
Priority 1
Critical Problem Serious impact on The Licensee’s business operation The Licensee’s ability to progress work is at a standstill or is very seriously impaired. All or most users affected
2 Hours
Priority 2
Moderate Problem It is difficult to achieve operational objectives and day-to-day business is affected. A substantial number of users or a functional business area is impacted e.g. a department.
4 Hours
Priority 3
Low Level Problem The Licensee can carry out most or all of their daily tasks. Could range from a few users moderately affected to all users with a minor problem.
12 Hours
Priority 4
Minor Problem The issue is minor and affects one or two users
24 Hours
Priority 5
Information Request An end user has asked for some information not readily available to first line support
Best Endeavors

Unique Customer Management 

Customers with enhanced support packages will receive a nominated Customer Success Manager who will be an escalation point for the customer should the customer require additional assistance from Metacompliance. 

Customer and Users’ responsibilities 

When contacting Metacompliance’s support desk, Administrative Users will define the problem requiring support and shall provide as much information as possible about the nature of the defect and its reproducibility to Metacompliance.