Security Agreement

SECURITY AGREEMENT MODEVITY, LLC, AS THE SECURED PARTY and DATA443 RISK MITIGATION, INC., AS THE DEBTOR

 

 

MODEVITY, LLC,

AS THE SECURED PARTY

 

and

 

DATA443 RISK MITIGATION, INC.,

AS THE DEBTOR

 

 

_________________, 2018

 

 
 

 

SECURITY AGREEMENT

 

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PARTIES

 

THIS SECURITY AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) is entered into effective as of the ____ day of ________, 2018, by and between MODEVITY, LLC, a Pennsylvania limited liability company (“ Secured Party ”); and, DATA443 RISK MITIGATION, INC., a North Carolina corporation (“ Debtor”). Debtor and Secured Party are sometimes referred to collectively herein as the “Parties”, and each individually as a “Party”.

 

II

RECITALS

 

A. Debtor has concurrently acquired the Purchased Assets from Secured Party pursuant to an Asset Purchase Agreement concurrently executed by the Parties (the “Purchase Agreement”). Capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the same meanings attached to them as in the Purchase Agreement.

 

B. Pursuant to the Purchase Agreement, Debtor provided to Secured Party the Note as part of the Purchase Price.

 

C. This Agreement is the “Security Agreement” referred to in Section 4.3.2.(e) of the Purchase Agreement attached thereto as Exhibit 4.3.2.(e).

 

D. The Note is secured by this Agreement and is subject to all terms and conditions of the Note which are not expressly inconsistent with the terms and conditions hereof.

 

E. It is a condition precedent to the closing of the transactions contemplated under the Purchase Agreement that Debtor execute and deliver this Agreement.

 

F. Debtor desires to grant Secured Party a continuing security interest in the Collateral to secure Debtor’s performance under the Note and the Purchase Agreement.

 

G. NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the promises and the mutual covenants contained herein, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the Parties, intending to be legally bound, hereby agree as follows:

 

III

CREATION OF SECURITY INTEREST

 

3.1 Grant. Debtor hereby grants to Secured Party a present and continuing security interest (the “Granted Interest”) in the Purchased Assets (the “Collateral”). The Collateral shall specifically be limited to the following:

 

(a) Each, every, and all of the Purchased Assets and all replacements, substitutions, accessions, additions, and improvements thereto; and

 

(b) All proceeds of the Collateral, including but not limited to all accounts, instruments, contract rights, chattel paper, notes, general intangibles, goods, equipment, inventory, deposit accounts, money, and other tangible and intangible property of Debtor resulting from the sale or other disposition of the Collateral or the proceeds thereof, together with all proceeds of insurance relating thereto.

 

3.2 Obligations Secured. The Granted Interest is granted to secure the timely payment and performance of Debtor’s obligations under the Note and the Purchase Agreement (collectively, the “Obligations”), which Obligations include, without limitation, payment and performance of Debtor’s obligations under the Note.

 

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IV

DEBTOR’S RETAINED RIGHTS, OBLIGATIONS, WARRANTIES, AND REPRESENTATIONS

 

4.1 Debtor’s Treatment of Collateral. Debtor warrants, represents, and covenants to Secured Party that so long as the Note remains outstanding and Secured Party does not consent in writing to the contrary:

 

(a) Debtor will defend title to the Collateral and the Granted Interest of Secured Party therein against the claims and demands of all persons;

 

(b) Debtor will, at Debtor’s own cost and expense, keep the Collateral in a good state of repair, and maintain the Collateral in the ordinary course of business of the Debtor;

 

(c) Debtor will not waste, destroy, misuse, abuse, or illegally use the Collateral, or any part thereof, and will not be negligent in the care thereof;

 

(d) Debtor will keep the Collateral free and clear of all attachments, levies, taxes, liens, purchase money and other Security Interests, charges and all other encumbrances of every kind and nature (other than liens for taxes not yet due and payable);

 

(e) Debtor will not sell, assign, transfer, lease, exchange, hypothecate or in any way allow or suffer the Collateral, or any part thereof or any right or interest therein, to be transferred or come into the possession of any other person or removed from the Premises, other than (i) in the ordinary course of business of Debtor, or (ii) if relocated to any other facility which is owned or operated by Debtor or any of its affiliates;

 

(f) Debtor will keep the Collateral insured in accordance with present practice, and name Secured Party as an additional insured on all such insurance policies;

 

(g) Debtor will, at Debtor’s own cost and expense, pay prior to delinquency, all taxes or other charges levied against or otherwise respecting the Collateral;

 

(h) Debtor will, when requested by Secured Party, execute any and all written instruments and documents, and, at Debtor’s sole cost and expense, do any other acts necessary to effectuate the purposes and provisions of this Agreement, including but not limited to executing a Form UCC-1 covering the Collateral; and

 

(i) Debtor shall not be released from this Agreement because of the loss, injury, or destruction of the Collateral.

 

4.2 Encumbrances and the Like. Notwithstanding any other provision herein to the contrary, Debtor shall take all reasonably ordinary and necessary measures to ensure that the Debtor does not create or suffer to exist any Security Interest after the Closing Date in respect to the Collateral.

 

4.3 Retained Rights. Until an Event of Default hereunder, Debtor shall be entitled to retain possession and enjoy the use of the Collateral, subject to the provisions of Article V, below.

 

4.4 Change of Address. Debtor will immediately notify Secured Party of any change in Debtor’s address.

 

4.5 Express Waivers. Debtor hereby expressly waives:

 

(a) Diligence, presentment, protest, demand, and notice of every kind, except as required under the Note or the Purchase Agreement;

 

(b) The right, if any, to require Secured Party to proceed against any person liable for the payment of any of the Obligations of Debtor as a condition or prior to proceeding under this Agreement; and

 

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(c) The right, if any, to require Secured Party to foreclose upon, sell or otherwise realize upon, collect or apply any other property, real or personal, securing any of the Obligations of Debtor as a condition or prior to proceeding hereunder.

 

4.6 Confession of Judgment for Possession. Section 2.4 of the Note, in its entirety, is hereby incorporated by reference as if set forth in full herein.

 

4.7 Insurance. Debtor, at Debtor’s sole cost and expense, shall keep the Collateral insured against loss or damage by fire, theft, explosion, sprinklers, and all other hazards and risks ordinarily insured against by owners of similar properties in similar businesses for the full insurable value thereof, and shall maintain business interruption insurance and public liability and property damage insurance relating to Debtor’s ownership and use of Debtor’s other assets. All policies of insurance shall be in such form, with such companies, and in such amounts as may be satisfactory to Secured Party. Debtor shall deliver to Secured Party certified copies of all required policies of insurance and, at the request of Secured Party, evidence of the payment of all premiums therefore. All required policies of insurance (except those of public liability and property damage) shall contain an endorsement, in a form satisfactory to Secured Party, showing loss payable to Secured Party. Upon receipt by Secured Party, all proceeds shall be applied on the account of Debtor’s Obligations. To secure the payment of Debtor’s Obligations, Debtor grants Secured Party a Security Interest in and to all required policies of insurance (except those of public liability and property damage) and the proceeds thereof and shall direct all insurers to pay all proceeds directly to Secured Party. Debtor hereby irrevocably appoints Secured Party (and any of Secured Party’s designated officers, employees, or agents) as Debtor’s attorney-in-fact for the purpose of making, settling and adjusting claims and for making all determinations and decisions with respect to required policies of insurance. Each insurer shall agree by endorsement upon the policy or policies of insurance issued by it to Debtor, or by independent instruments furnished to Secured Party, that it will give Secured Party at least ten (10) days written notice before any policy or policies of insurance may be altered or cancelled, and that no act or default of Debtor, or any other person, shall affect the right of Secured Party to recover under any required policy or policies of insurance. Secured Party, without waiving or releasing any Obligations or defaults of Debtor hereunder, may, but shall not be required to, obtain and maintain any required policies of insurance and to pay premiums and take any other action which Secured Party deems advisable. All amounts disbursed by Secured Party under this Section 4.6, together with all costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, shall be repaid by Debtor, together with interest at two percent (2%) above the prime interest rate (the “Prime Rate”) charged by commercial banks in New York, New York to its most credit worthy customers on unsecured commercial loans of ninety (90) day maturities, unless otherwise limited by applicable law.

 

4.8 Representations and Warranties Concerning the Business of Debtor. With regard to the business of Debtor, Debtor hereby represents and warrants to Secured Party as follows:

 

4.8.1. Organization. Debtor is a corporation, duly organized, validly existing, and in good standing under the laws of the State of North Carolina, with the requisite power and authority to own and use its properties and assets and to carry on its business as currently conducted. Debtor is not violation or default of any of the provisions of its Organizational Documents.

 

4.8.2. Execution and Performance of Agreement. Debtor has the requisite right, corporate power, authority, and capacity to enter into, execute, deliver, perform, and carry out the terms and conditions of this Agreement and each of the other instruments and agreements to be executed and delivered by Debtor in connection with this Agreement, as well as all transactions contemplated hereunder. All requisite corporate proceedings have been taken and Debtor has obtained all approvals, consents, and authorizations necessary to authorize the execution, delivery, and performance by Debtor of this Agreement, and the Purchase Agreement to which it is a party. This Agreement has been duly and validly executed and delivered by Debtor and constitutes the valid, binding, and enforceable obligation of Debtor, except as such enforcement may be limited by bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, or other similar laws affecting the enforcement of creditor’s rights generally and by general principles of equity (regardless of whether such enforcement is considered in a proceeding in equity or at law.

 

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4.8.3. Effect of Agreement. As of the Closing Date the consummation by Debtor of the transactions herein contemplated, including the execution, delivery and consummation of this Agreement and the Purchase Agreement to which it is a party, will not:

 

(a) Violate any Requirement of Law applicable to or binding upon Debtor or any of its assets;

 

(b) Violate (i) the terms of any of the Organizational Documents of Debtor; or, (ii) any material agreement, contract, mortgage, indenture, bond, bill, note, or other material instrument or writing binding upon Debtor or to which Debtor is subject;

 

(c) Accelerate or constitute an event entitling the holder of any indebtedness of Debtor to accelerate the maturity of such indebtedness or to increase the rate of interest presently in effect with respect to such indebtedness; or

 

(d) Result in the breach of, constitute a default under, constitute an event which with notice or lapse of time, or both, would become a default under, or result in the creation of any Security Interest upon any part of the assets of Debtor or any other assets of Debtor under any agreement, commitment, contract (written or oral) or other instrument to which Debtor is a party, or by which any of its assets (or any part thereof) is bound or affected.

 

4.8.4. Consents. No consents, approvals or other authorizations or notices, other than those which have been obtained and are in full force and effect, are required by any state or federal regulatory authority or other person or entity in connection with the execution and delivery of the Purchase Agreement and the performance of any obligations contemplated thereby.

 

V

RIGHTS OF SECURED PARTY

 

5.1 Source Codes. All source codes and similar solutions related to the ARALOC system and software, as well as sole administrative access to third party automated technology support services accounts, marketing support accounts, and other services necessary to maintain control over the ARALOC software and system shall be maintained and retained by Secured Party as part of the Collateral.

 

5.2 Additional Enforcement Rights. In addition to all other rights afforded Secured Party hereunder, Secured Party may, at Secured Party’s option, from time-to-time, and without notice to Debtor except as otherwise required hereunder, and without affecting the obligations of Debtor:

 

(a) pay, purchase, contest, compromise or discharge any Security Interests, which, in Secured Party’s judgment, may affect or appear to affect the Collateral or Secured Party’s rights under this Agreement;

 

(b) pay for the maintenance and preservation of the Collateral, with all amounts advanced by Secured Party under this Article V, together with all costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, shall be repaid by Debtor;

 

(c) release, renew, or extend the time or terms of payment of any Obligation;

 

(d) release, surrender, or substitute any property or other security;

 

(e) accept any type of further security therefore;

 

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(f) demand that Debtor shall, and Debtor shall act to, at the sole expense of Debtor, promptly execute and deliver any and all such further instruments and documents and take such further action as Secured Party Debtor may reasonably deem necessary to obtain the full benefits of the rights and powers herein granted;

 

(g) take all action as Secured Party may reasonably deem necessary to obtain the full benefits of the rights and powers herein granted, including but not limited to filing any financing or continuation statements under the UCC or any federal law with respect to the Granted Interest granted hereby, executing and filing any mortgage or other agreement, paying any necessary filing fees or taxes, executing any additional agreement, granting any proxy or power, giving any notice, or otherwise; and

 

(h) file financing statements and continuation statements without the signature of or other authentication by Debtor to the extent permitted by applicable law.

 

VI

DEFAULT AND ACCELERATION

 

6.1 Event of Default. An “Event of Default” hereunder shall include the following:

 

(a) Default by Debtor in the payment or performance of any of the Obligations, which default is not cured within the cure period and in compliance with any other cure requirements, as provided in the document underlying the Obligation in default; or

 

(b) Default by Debtor of any material provision hereunder and not cured within fifteen (15) days after Debtor’s receipt of written notice from Secured Party identifying the material breach.

 

6.2 Acceleration. Upon an Event of Default, all Obligations secured by this Agreement shall immediately become due and payable at the option of Secured Party.

 

6.3 Remedies. Upon a default by Debtor, and at the option of Secured Party, all of Debtor’s Obligations shall become immediately due and payable without notice or demand (except as otherwise required hereunder or under any of the Settlement Documents), and then and thereafter Secured Party shall have all of the rights and remedies of a secured party under the Nevada Uniform Commercial Code. Secured Party shall have the immediate right to:

 

(a) Notify all persons indebted to Debtor under leases, trade accounts and other obligations to make all payments solely and directly to Secured Party;

 

(b) Take and maintain possession of the Collateral and in so doing, alone or with any other person, enter upon the premises where the Collateral may be found or believed by Secured Party to be located. Debtor hereby waives all claims for damages and otherwise, due to, arising from, or connected with any entry upon the premises or any seizure of the Collateral by Secured Party;

 

(c) Maintain possession and dispose of the Collateral on any premises of Debtor or under Debtor’s control; or

 

(d) Remove the Collateral or any part thereof to any place Secured Party may desire.

 

6.4 No Deficiency. Debtor shall not be liable for any deficiency if the Collateral is insufficient to pay all amounts to which the Secured Party is entitled hereunder.

 

6.5 Sale of Collateral. If requested by Secured Party, Debtor shall assemble and make the Collateral available to Secured Party at a place to be designated by Secured Party. In the event of a sale by Secured Party after an Event of Default by Debtor, the Collateral need not be in view of those present attending the sale, or at the same location at which the sale is being conducted. Secured Party may sell the Collateral in such order, priority, and lots as is commercially reasonable in the opinion of Secured Party. Debtor shall receive all notices of sale required to be given and which cannot be waived by law, all other notices of every type, nature, or kind being hereby expressly waived by Debtor. Any notice required to be given by law shall be conclusively presumed given and received by Debtor when it is mailed, postage prepaid, to Debtor at Debtor’s last business address known to Secured Party. Unless the Collateral is perishable, depreciates rapidly, or is of a type customarily sold on a recognized market, Debtor will be given reasonable notice of the time and place of any public sale, or of the time on or after which any private sale or other intended disposition is to be made. The requirements of reasonable notice shall be met if notice is mailed, postage prepaid, to Debtor at least five (5) days before the time of sale or other disposition. Secured Party may be the purchaser at any public sale of the Collateral.

 

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VII

TERM

 

This Agreement and the Granted Interest created hereunder shall remain in effect until such time as no indebtedness is owing to Secured Party under the Note. Upon payment in full of all of the indebtedness of Debtor under the Note, this Agreement shall terminate and be of no further force or effect. The Debtor shall thereafter be entitled to file a termination statement of the Granted Interest (commonly referred to as a Form UCC-2).

 

VIII

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS

 

To the extent not expressly inconsistent with this Agreement, and applying all necessary revisions to apply to this Agreement, Sections 3.3 and 3.4, and Article XVI of the Purchase Agreement are hereby expressly incorporated herein by reference as if set forth in full herein.

 

IX

EXECUTION

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this SECURITY AGREEMENT has been duly executed by the Parties and shall be effective as of and on the Closing Date. Each of the undersigned Parties hereby represents and warrants that it (i) has the requisite power and authority to enter into and carry out the terms and conditions of this Agreement, as well as all transactions contemplated hereunder; and, (ii) it is duly authorized and empowered to execute and deliver this Agreement.

 

SECURED PARTY:   DEBTOR:
                   
MODEVITY, LLC,   DATA443 RISK MITIGATION, INC.,
a Pennsylvania limited liability company   a North Carolina corporation
                              
BY:           BY:         
NAME:     NAME:  
TITLE:     TITLE:  
DATED:     DATED:  

 

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