Standard Agreements for the Enterprise

Cloud Terms

Enterprise SaaS/Cloud service subscription terms balanced between customer and provider.

Free to download and use:

Standard Agreements

Cloud Terms Link

Cloud Terms

Cloud Terms PDF Cloud Terms HTML


Cover Page

Cover Page (example) Word Cover Page (example) HTML


Order Page (example) Word Order Form (example) HTML

For sending to counterparty

Explainer (for sending) PDF Explainer (for sending) HTML

Additional Terms Toolkit

Additional Terms Toolkit (example) Word Additional Terms Toolkit (example) HTML
Data Protection Addendum (DPA) Link

Data Protection Addendum (DPA)

Data Protection Addendum (DPA) PDF Data Protection Addendum (DPA) HTML

DPA Setup Page

DPA Setup Page Word DPA Setup Page HTML

DPA Schedules

DPA Schedules Word DPA Schedules HTML
Service Level Agreement (SLA) Link

Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Service Level Agreement (SLA) PDF Service Level Agreement (SLA) HTML

Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
Example - Attachment to Cloud Terms

Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) (example) Word Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) (example) HTML

Support Policy
Example - Attachment to Cloud Terms

Support Policy (example) Word Support Policy (example) HTML

Professional Services Agreement (PSA)

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it's ready

Bonterms Cloud Terms v1.0, Released: February 4, 2022. Permalink, GitHub
Bonterms Service Level Agreement v1.0, Released: July 15, 2022. Permalink, GitHub
Bonterms Data Protection Addendum v1.0, Released: October 19, 2022. Permalink, GitHub
Free to use under CC BY 4.0

Mutual NDA

Free to download and use:

Standard Agreements

Mutual NDA Link

Mutual NDA

Mutual NDA PDF Mutual NDA HTML


Cover Page

Cover Page (example) - Word Doc Cover Page (example) - HTML

For sending to counterparty

Mutual NDA Explainer (for sending) PDF Mutual NDA Explainer (for sending) HTML

NDA Toolkit

NDA Toolkit (example) - Word Doc NDA Toolkit (example) - HTML

Bonterms Mutual NDA v1.0 (Released July 16, 2021): Permalink, GitHub
Free to use under CC BY 4.0


User Spotlight

What do legal innovators have to say about Bonterms Standard Agreements?

"Standardizing on the Bonterms NDA has allowed us to enter into hundreds of NDAs with discerning partners with almost none of the old back and forth. It’s real innovation.”

– Eric Lentell | Deputy General Counsel
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“Why do we sell on Bonterms? To skip the battle over whose form to use, preserve goodwill, and move straight to negotiating the issues that both sides really care about while leveraging a robust set of underlying core terms.”

– Jerry Levine | Chief Evangelist & General Counsel
See Implementation

"I’m a huge supporter of standards based contracting and the approach the Committee took with the Bonterms Cloud Terms. This is the future."

– Gary Mintz | Head of Commercial Legal

"Being able to rely on Bonterms' trusted set of market-calibrated contracts is instrumental to our closing more deals, faster, on terms we can live with."

– Gavin Zee | Head of Commercial Transactions
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"We’re adopting the Bonterms Cloud Terms and NDA as an option for our customers because we believe these terms reflect market and will lead to a faster, better substantive result for both sides."

– Ben Richter | Director, Legal
Abnormal Security

"We view using the Bonterms Cloud Terms for Dataiku Online as a way of building trust with our customers. The terms were vetted by experts and in-house counsel at leading companies to create a balanced, frictionless contracting experience."

– Alexis Liu | Director of Legal
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"Using Bonterms allows us to leverage a balanced, best-practice set of terms and focus directly on the data, security and other issues we care most about in procuring new solutions."

– Rob Walker | Senior Counsel
New Relic

Bonterms reached 7,000 Standard Agreement downloads on 3/7/23.


Our Standard Agreements Committee is composed of in-house and law firm lawyers, negotiation professionals and law faculty and students. We are extremely proud of this group and appreciate their extensive efforts in reviewing and  improving our Standard Agreements.


Bonterms is simplifying commercial contracting through Standard Agreements. Our enterprise Cloud Terms, DPA, SLA and Mutual NDA let the parties start from a balanced foundation and negotiate by Cover Page, not redlines. The Bonterms Platform will leverage our Standard Agreements to take collaborative dealmaking to the next level.

Bonterms is lawyer-led and funded by XYZ Capital and Wilson Sonsini.

Read our story, watch our videos or contact us with any questions.


Todd Smithline

Todd Smithline

Chief Executive Officer

Todd Smithline is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Bonterms.

Todd has been designing, negotiating and teaching contracts for nearly thirty years.

Todd was General Counsel of Marimba, an enterprise software company he helped lead from start-up to successful public company. After Marimba Todd founded Smithline PC, a boutique technology transactions firm that represented category-leading Silicon Valley software/SaaS, platform and device companies and pioneered fixed-fee subscription billing. Todd started his legal career with Latham & Watkins and Gunderson Dettmer.

Todd teaches at UC Berkeley School of Law and is a board member or advisor to multiple start-ups.

Todd is a graduate of Tufts University and UCLA School of Law.

Chris Walker

Chris Walker

Head of Product

Chris Walker is Co-Founder and Head of Product at Bonterms.

Chris has over a decade of experience in enterprise software. As a product leader at Palantir Technologies, Chris led teams building analytics software for Fortune 500 customers in the Banking, Oil & Gas, and Health Insurance sectors. Following Palantir, Chris held product leadership positions at DataFox, Oracle and DraftWise, a legal tech startup.

Chris is a graduate of Stanford University.

Patrick Mullin

Patrick Mullin

Business Operations Manager

Patrick Mullin is Business Operations Manager at Bonterms.

Patrick is charged with systemizing and improving every process and service at Bonterms. Prior to joining Bonterms, Patrick was Technology Manager for Propeller Industries, a provider of strategic CFO and finance services to growing companies. While at Propeller, Patrick developed products that delivered financial and operational insights to Propeller’s clients and also managed the company’s internal business and technology systems.

Patrick started his career as a corporate paralegal in the private equity transactions practice at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.

Patrick is a graduate of Vanderbilt University.


Derek Schwede

Derek Schwede

Advisor & Committee Co-Lead

Derek Schwede is an Advisor to Bonterms and Co-Lead of its Standard Agreements Committee.

Derek is Head of Legal at Modern Treasury, a fintech payments software company. Derek was previously a principal at Smithline PC, a boutique technology transactions firm where he represented category-leading Silicon Valley software/SaaS, platform and device companies. Derek began his legal career with Morrison & Foerster.

Derek teaches at UC Hastings School of Law and is a graduate of Rice University and Harvard Law School.


XYZ Venture Capital – Bonterms Investor
Wilson Sonsini

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