Hans Bickel License Agreement for RADi. Version 3 2007/01/18.
IMPORTANT! READ CAREFULLY: THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT. BY STARTING THE SOFTWARE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. If You have any questions, please use the contact form at muntjak.de.
1.1. "The Developer" means Hans Bickel, Augsburg, Germany. You can contact the Developer using the contact form at muntjak.de, the RADi home page is www.muntjak.de.
1.2. "Software" means all software provided to You by the Developer in Java byte code or object code format only, and all associated files, including, without limitation, any Documentation, in any and all versions which the Developer in his sole option elects to provide to You, unless such subsequent version(s) are governed by a different license agreement.
1.3. "Distributor" means a dealer or distributor in the business of reselling or relicensing Your software, products or services to End Users, without modifications or enhancements, directly or through one or more Distributors, by virtue of authority granted by You. Any third party other than You who has the right to add to or modify any part of Your products, software or services shall have no rights under this Agreement without the written consent of the Developer.
1.4. "Documentation" means the written or on-line instructions, help information, and other reference materials related to the Software, provided to You by the Developer.
1.5. "End User" means a person or an entity receiving Your products, software or services from You or a Distributor for such person's or entity's personal or internal use and primarily not for resale, redistribution or other transfer of Your products, software or services to any other person or entity.
1.6. "Registered" Software means a copy of the Software for which You have paid all applicable fees.
1.7. "Unregistered" Software means a copy of the Software for which You have not paid all of the applicable fees.
2. GRANT OF LICENSE
2.1. License Grant. Upon Your acceptance and subject to all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Developer hereby grants You a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to:
(a) install the Software on more than one computer;
(b) make copies of the Software for archival purposes;
(c) distribute layout definition (.radi) files together with the RADi runtime library (radirt.jar).
(d) use Unregistered Software for non-commercial purposes only, provided that You do not get paid for the work of developing graphical user interfaces using RADi;
(e) use Registered Software for commercial purposes, provided that You purchased a commercial license and paid all applicable fees.
2.2. Limitations On Licenses. Except as expressly authorized in Section 2.1, You, Your Distributors and/or any person(s) acting with or for You may not:
(a) directly or indirectly sell, lease, rent, license, sublicense, redistribute, lend, give, transfer or otherwise distribute or use the Software;
(b) modify, translate, or create derivative works from the Software, assign or otherwise transfer rights to the Software or use the Software for timesharing or service bureau purposes;
(c) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of the Software or any subsequent version thereof or any part thereof;
(d) use the Software for commercial purposes without purchasing a commercial license;
(e) grant third parties access to your confidential registration information (such as license keys or key files).
2.3. Source Code. Nothing in this Agreement grants You, Your Distributors, and/or any person(s) acting with or for You any rights, license or interest with respect to the source code of the Software.
2.4. Software Updates. Nothing in this Agreement grants You, Your Distributors, and/or any person(s) acting with or for You the right to receive any upgrades, modifications or other enhancements to the Software at any time.
3. OWNERSHIP/PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
3.1. Ownership. Your rights in and to the Software are solely as set forth in Section 2, and do not include any rights of ownership. You agree that the Developer (or his suppliers) owns all right, title and interest (including, but not limited to, ideas, know-how, copyright, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property rights) to the Software, including any and all modifications, enhancements, derivative works and other alterations by any person or entity.
3.2. Intellectual Property Rights. The Software, the structure, organization and code embodied in the Software are the valuable and confidential trade secrets of the Developer and are protected by intellectual property laws and treaties. You agree to take all reasonable measures to protect the Developer's intellectual property rights and to abide by all applicable laws.
3.3. Copyright Notices. You agree not to remove, alter, or destroy any proprietary, trademark or copyright markings or notices placed upon or contained within the Software or any related materials.
3.4. Modifications. The Developer reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Software at any time without prior notice to or consent by You.
4. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTY
4.1. You represent and warrant that (i) You have the right to enter into this Agreement, (ii) Your use of the Software will not violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, and (iii) You shall only represent to third parties such information and material about the Software as the Developer states in its published product descriptions, advertising and promotional materials or as may be stated in other non-confidential written material furnished by the Developer, as modified from time to time.
5. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
5.1. The Developer's, and his suppliers' and resellers', entire liability and Your exclusive remedy shall be, at the Developer's option, either (i) return of the price paid, or (ii) repair or replacement of the Software that does not meet the Developer's limited warranty. This limited warranty is void if failure of the Software has resulted from accident, abuse, or misapplication. Any replacement Software will be warranted for an additional thirty (30) days.
5.2. EXCEPT FOR THE FOREGOING, THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED AS IS AND THE DEVELOPER MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES (WRITTEN OR ORAL). TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE DEVELOPER, AND HIS SUPPLIERS AND RESELLERS, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER AND TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS AND THOSE ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE IN TRADE. NO WARRANTY IS MADE THAT ANY ERRORS OR DEFECTS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS.
5.3. You acknowledge and agree that the Developer makes no representations or warranties to any third parties, including, but not limited to, End Users and Distributors. Any representations or warranties of any kind made to any third party are made solely by You, not the Developer. The Developer reserves the right at any time to cease the support of the Software and to alter prices, features, specifications, capabilities, functions, licensing terms, release dates, general availability or other characteristics of the Software.
6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
6.1. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED ABOVE, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE DEVELOPER OR HIS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUBCONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS OR RESELLERS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES TO OR THROUGH YOU, ANY END USER, OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR BREACH OF, ARISING UNDER, OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE SOFTWARE OR SERVICE PROVIDED HEREUNDER, UNDER ANY THEORY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION OR DATA, OR ANY OTHER LOSS) WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLEGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.
6.2. IN ANY CASE, THE DEVELOPER'S ENTIRE LIABILITY UNDER ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE LESSER OF ACTUAL, PROVEN DIRECT DAMAGES OR THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU FOR THE SOFTWARE.
You agree that You shall, at Your own expense, defend, or at Your option settle, any action instituted against the Developer or his officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, suppliers, Distributors or resellers, and pay any award or damages finally assessed against the Developer or his officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, suppliers, Distributors or resellers or agreed to be paid by You in settlement resulting from such action, insofar as the same is based upon a claim that any of Your products, software or services or the use of any of Your products software or services either alone or in combination with any part of the Software (i) infringes or misappropriates any copyright, trade secret, or patent or any other proprietary right; (ii) violates any applicable law, statute or regulation; (iii) violates any applicable third party privacy, publicity, intellectual property or other proprietary right; or (iv) causes damages claimed by third parties, provided that the Developer gives You: (i) prompt notice in writing of such action, (ii) the right to solely control and direct the investigation, preparation, defense and settlement of the action (provided that any settlement must be approved by the Developer), and (iii) reasonable assistance and information.
8.1. This Agreement (and any licenses granted herein to You or Your Distributors or End Users) will terminate immediately if You provide any false information to the Developer or if You fail to comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by notifying the Developer. Upon the termination of this Agreement, You must delete all copies of the Software from Your computer and archives.
8.2. YOU AGREE THAT UPON TERMINATION OR YOUR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY REASON, THE DEVELOPER MAY TAKE ACTIONS SO THAT THE SOFTWARE NO LONGER OPERATES.
8.3. In addition, following any termination of this Agreement, You do not have the right to distribute any of Your software, products or services containing RADi-generated Java class files and layout definition files if You violated any of the terms of this Agreement.
8.4. Survival of certain terms: The following Sections shall survive any expiration or termination: 1-DEFINITIONS, 3-OWNERSHIP/PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, 6-LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, 7-INDEMNIFICATION, and 9-MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS and any claims or causes of action then in existence, and any payment obligations hereunder.
9. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
9.1. Governing Law and Jurisdiction. This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, irrespective of its choice of law principles. Venue for all disputes arising out of the implementation of this Agreement shall be Augsburg, Germany. The parties agree that the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply to this Agreement.
9.2. Assignability. This Agreement is personal to You and shall not be assignable by You, by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the Developer (at the Developer's sole discretion). The Developer may assign or transfer this Agreement or any of its rights or obligations hereunder at any time. Subject to the foregoing, this Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties, their respective successors and permitted assigns.
9.3. Confidential Information. You agree that the Software and any information concerning the Software, including its nature and existence, and any other information disclosed by the Developer to You, will be considered and referred to collectively in this Agreement as "Confidential Information."
Confidential Information, however, does not include information that: (i) is now or subsequently becomes generally available to the public through no action of Yours; (ii) You can demonstrate to have had rightfully in Your possession prior to disclosure to You by the Developer; (iii) is independently developed by You without the use of any Confidential Information; or (iv) You rightfully obtain from a third party who has the right to transfer or disclose it.
You agree not to disclose, publish, or disseminate Confidential Information to anyone other than Your employees and contractors who agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. All Confidential Information remains the sole property of the Developer. You agree to take reasonable precautions to prevent any unauthorized use, disclosure, publication, or dissemination of Confidential Information. You agree to use Confidential Information solely for the purpose of testing the Pre-Release Software in conjunction with Your products and not for any third party's benefit without the prior written approval of the Developer in each instance. You have no implied licenses or other rights in the Confidential Information not specifically granted in this Agreement.
When requesting and receiving technical support, You will not provide the Developer with any information that is confidential to You or any third party. Any notice, legend, or label to the contrary contained in any materials provided by You to the Developer shall be without effect.
9.4. Other Provisions. This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding and agreement of the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations and understandings between the parties regarding the subject matter hereof. Any term or provision of this Agreement may be amended, and the observance of any term of this Agreement may be waived, only by a writing signed by the party to be bound. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be severed from the Agreement and the remainder of this Agreement shall be interpreted so as best to reasonably effect the intent of the parties hereto. All headings herein are not to be considered in the construction or interpretation of any provision of this Agreement. The Developer and You are independent contractors. Failure of either the Developer or You to insist on performance of any term or condition of this Agreement or to exercise any right or privilege thereunder shall not be construed as a continuing or future waiver of such term, condition, right or privilege.
9.5. Export Controls: You agree to comply with all applicable export control laws and regulations of the Federal Republic of Germany.
EACH PARTY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IT HAS READ THIS AGREEMENT, UNDERSTANDS IT, AND AGREES TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS.