VoxPopuli Free License Agreement
As the license agreement is written in legal language which is sometimes hard to understand, here's a brief explanation of its terms in plain text.
- According to this license you have the right to use VoxPopuli without paying runtime fees on your web sites.
- You may not distribute the server-side code of the product to third-parties for any purposes other than installation on your web site and integration with it.
- VoxPopuli is licensed on per-company basis and VoxPopuli can be installed on any number of web sites, which belong to the same company/organization, within one country.
- VoxPopuli authors are not responsible for any damage caused by use or impossibility to use VoxPopuli in your applications. However we engage ourselves to fix the reported bugs if possible.
VoxPopuli Free License Agreement
EldoS Corporation is willing to license VoxPopuli to you only upon the condition that you accept all the terms of this license.
This license defines and uses the following terms:
1.1. The Software - VoxPopuli source code, binary (machine-executable) code in electronic, printed or other form that can be distributed and/or used, accompanying documentation, graphical materials including diagrams, block-schemes, logos, graphic art, sample code in electronic or printed form, batch scripts and configuration files used to use and/or distribute VoxPopuli in parts or in whole.
1.2. Licensee - a company or individual who is given the right to use and/or distribute The Software according to this license.
1.3. Licensor - EldoS Corporation in whole represented by EldoS Corporation principal officer.
1.4. Third-parties - companies and individuals that are separate legal entities and not part of the Licensee.
1.5. Source Code - the human-readable form of the computer programming code and related system documentation including all comments and any procedural code such as job control language.
1.6. Web Site - a software system that includes web pages, images, scripts (including those used to generate dynamic content) and other digital resources, which are used to deliver digital content to the user via computer networks using HTTP or alternative protocol.
1.7. Server-side code - part of the source code which is intended to be run on the server and not downloaded by the Web Site visitors. This includes but is not limited to PHP scripts, SQL scripts and command processor batch scripts.
1.9. New Release - new subsequent releases of The Software bearing a new first numeral such as, but not limited to, 2.0 or 3.0.
1.10. Updates - all successor upgrades, revisions, patches, enhancements, fixes modifications, copies, additions or maintenance releases of the Software which are not New Releases.
2. Scope of use.
2.1. This license is applied to use of The Software by any Licensee that has obtained a copy of The Software and agreed to the terms of this license.
2.2. This license defines terms and conditions for use of The Software on the Licensee's Web Sites.
2.3. This license does not grant to the Licensee the right to use The Software or it's parts to create other software.
2.4. The Software can include portions of source code and/or binary (machine-executable) code developed by third-party entities and distributed under different licenses. If such third-party code is included with the Software, the Software also includes the corresponding license texts that regulate the use of the included third-party code.
3.1. This license grants the Licensee non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free right to install and use The Software on the Licensee's web sites according to the terms of this license.
3.2. The Software is owned by the Licensor and is protected by copyright law, international copyright treaties, as well as other proprietary notices.
3.3. Distribution of the server-side code beyond the Web Site of the Licensee prohibited.
3.4. Distribution of the client-side code is allowed only by providing it to download by the web site visitor over HTTP as a part of normal web site browsing procedure.
3.5. The Licensee may make modifications, enhancements, derivative works and/or extensions to the licensed Source Code and supplementary data provided to the Licensee except parts of source code, marked as "do not modified". Any modifications, enhancements, derivative works and/or extensions to the licensed Source Code become the property of the Licensee unless the Licensee transfers the property rights for such modifications to the Licensor and the Licensor accepts such transfer. The parts of The Software, which remained unchanged during creation of the modified or enhanced version, extension or the derivative work, remain the property of Licensor.
3.6. Technical support is not covered by this license.
4. Termination and transfer.
4.1. Rent, lease, sublicense or any other temporary transfer of rights given by this license is prohibited.
4.2. The license becomes effective the day the Licensee agrees to its terms and conditions.
4.3. The license terminates automatically if the Licensee fails to comply with the limitations described above.
4.4. The license can be terminated by the Licensee at any time.
4.5. Upon termination or permanent transfer of the license the Licensee must destroy all copies of The Software received under terms of this license and all its components on all systems and all types of media and in computer memory.
4.6. The term of this Agreement shall commence upon the Effective Date and shall continue in perpetuity thereafter unless sooner terminated in accordance with the provisions hereof.
5. Warranty and Disclaimer.
5.1. The Software is provided by the Licensor 'As Is'.
5.2. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE LICENSOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, AND THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT SERVICES. THE LICENSOR DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL BE ERROR FREE OR WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION. THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE AND ACCOMPANYING WRITTEN MATERIALS REMAINS WITH THE LICENSEE. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY GIVES THE LICENSEE SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS. THE LICENSEE MAY HAVE OTHERS, WHICH VARY FROM STATE/JURISDICTION TO STATE/JURISDICTION.
5.3. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LICENSOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
6. Export restrictions.
6.1. The Software must not be used in or exported to Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Cuba, North Korea, and Serbia and other countries identified as being under Embargo or to citizens of those countries.
6.2. The Software must be imported, used and re-exported according to national regulations of the Licensee's country of residence.
7. Governing law.
7.1. This license will be governed by the laws of United Kingdom. Should you have any questions regarding this license, you may contact the Licensor by writing to EldoS Corporation, 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street, London, EC1V 4PY, United Kingdom
8. Compliance with the license.
8.1. If the Licensee is a business or organization, the Licensee must provide, upon request from the Licensor, information concerning compliance of use of The Software to the license.
8.2. All rights to use The Software are granted on condition that such rights are forfeited if the Licensee fails to comply with the terms of this license.
9. General Provisions.
9.1. If any part of this Agreement is found void and unenforceable, it will not affect the validity of the balance of the license, which shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms.
9.2. New Releases of The Software may be licensed to the Licensee by the Licensor under additional or different terms.
9.3. By signing this agreement the Licensor certifies, that it is a legitimate owner of The Software and possesses all rights to use, modify, improve, copy, distribute, sublicense and market The Software and any new version identified above in object and source code form on and for any media and by any means or methods now known or known in the future.
9.4. This is the entire agreement between the Licensor and the Licensee relating to The Software and it supersedes any prior representations, discussions, undertakings, communications or advertising relating to The Software.