1.1 This Maintenance SLA sets out the service levels applicable to the Maintenance Services.
2. Scheduled Maintenance Services
2.1 The Provider shall where practicable give to the Customer at least 10 Business Days’ prior written notice of scheduled Maintenance Services that are likely to affect the availability of the Hosted Services or are likely to have a material negative impact upon the Hosted Services, without prejudice to the Provider’s other notice obligations under this Maintenance SLA.
3.1 For any Update to the platform which will cause downtime of over 10 minutes, the Provider shall give to the Customer written notice of the application of any security Update to the Platform and at least 10 Business Days’ prior written notice of the application of any non-security Update to the Platform.
3.2 The Provider shall apply Updates to the Platform as follows:
(a) third party security Updates shall be applied to the Platform promptly following release by the relevant third party, providing that the Provider may acting reasonably decide not to apply any particular third party security Update;
(b) the Provider’s security Updates shall be applied to the Platform promptly following the identification of the relevant security risk and the completion of the testing of the relevant Update; and
(c) other Updates shall be applied to the Platform in accordance with any timetable notified by the Provider to the Customer or agreed by the parties from time to time.