Hystax B.V. (‘Hystax’).
End User Software License Agreement (‘EULA’).
This EULA is a legally binding agreement between licensee end user (“End User”) and Hystax setting forth the terms and conditions governing the use and operation of Hystax’s proprietary computer software products (the “Software”) and the written technical specifications for the use and operation of the Software (the “Documentation”). Where the sense and context permit, references in this EULA to the Software include the Documentation. By downloading and installing, copying or otherwise using the Software, and/or otherwise accepting this EULA, End User agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of this EULA. If End User does not agree to or accept the terms of this EULA, End User may not access or use the Software.
1.1 “Fee(s)” means any License, Maintenance, professional services, consulting or other Fees agreed to by the parties as set forth in a Transaction Document.
1.2 “Maintenance” and “Maintenance Policies” have the respective meanings set forth in Section 7.0.
1.3 “Transaction” and “Transaction Document” have the following meanings: “Transaction(s)” is a License transaction pursuant to which End User: i) accepts this EULA as provided above and ii) takes actual or constructive possession of the Software. A Transaction may take place by any lawful means, electronically or in writing, and may be confirmed by a) purchase orders, credit orders, commitment letters, license keys, amendments to this EULA or other similar materials, signed or unsigned, (each a “Transaction Document(s)”), or b) by the conduct of the affected parties. A Transaction may be initiated and implemented by any entity that is directly or indirectly a party to it, including End User, Hystax, or authorized third party distributors, dealers, and/or other resellers of the Software. A Transaction Document may contain usage, business, legal and other terms and conditions agreed to by the parties. The foregoing notwithstanding, each Transaction will require that: i) this EULA be accepted by End User and ii) End User obtains actual or constructive possession of the Software. In the event of a conflict or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of this EULA and those set forth in a Transaction Document, the terms and conditions of the Transaction Document will govern and control.
1.4 “Open Source” means various open source software components licensed under the terms of applicable open source license agreements included in the materials relating to such software. Open Source Software is composed of individual software components, each of which has its own copyright and its own applicable license conditions.
2.0. Grant of License
2.1 License Grant. When the Software is delivered to End User as part of a Transaction, End User will have, subject to the terms and conditions of this EULA, a perpetual, non-transferable, non-exclusive, license (“License”), to use the Software in object code format, solely for End User’s internal business purposes for the management and processing of its own data and not the data of any third party(ies). Hystax Software License is perpetual, unless the Software is delivered to End User as part of a Transaction on a non-perpetual basis for a defined period, in such case, the End User’s right to use such Software will cease on the end date of the defined period.
3.0. Additional Terms
Nothing contained in this EULA is intended to prohibit or restrict the parties from mutually agreeing to enter into separate terms and conditions that i) modify or supplement the terms and conditions (including business and/or financial terms) of this EULA or the License granted to End User pursuant to this EULA; or ii) create or modify the terms a particular Transaction.
4.0. Evaluation License
A License designated as an “Evaluation” License in a Transaction Document authorizes End User to use one (1) copy of the Software for a 30 day period for non-production evaluation or demonstration purposes only.
5.0. Not for Resale License (NFR)
A License designated as a “Not for Resale License” (NFR) License in a Transaction Document authorizes End User to use one (1) copy of the Software with full functionality for evaluation or demonstration purposes only, and for a defined period of time.
6.0. Limited Term License
A license designated as a “Limited Term” License in a Transaction Document authorizes End User to use one (1) copy of the Software in production environment at End User’s site for a defined period of time. The defined period for a “Limited Term” License commences immediately upon generation of the license key.
Maintenance and support (“Maintenance”) for the Software will be available in accordance with Hystax’s applicable Maintenance Policies then in effect and shall commence on delivery of the Software. Provided End User is current on Maintenance, End User will receive (a) online support and (b) any Software updates, enhancements and/or improvements that are included or otherwise separately defined under the Maintenance Policies and are not licensed by Hystax at its discretion to its customers for a separate charge. Hystax’s current Maintenance Policies can be found in an agreement between Hystax and End User.
8.0. Copyright and Other Restrictions
The Software is protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. The Software is licensed, not sold. The Software contains copyrighted material, trade secrets and other proprietary material of Hystax. All right, title and interest in the Software remains at all times with Hystax. In no event will End User directly or indirectly permit the Software to be decompiled, reverse engineered, or disassembled. End User will not disclose, transfer or otherwise make available the Software, or the results of any benchmark or other tests of the Software, to any third party without the prior written consent of Hystax. End User shall not remove any proprietary notices from the Software. End User may make one copy of the Software solely for backup or archival purposes.
During the term of this Agreement and for a period of one year thereafter, Hystax may, during normal business hours and upon reasonable prior notice to End User, inspect the files, computer processors, equipment and facilities of End User to verify End User’s compliance with this EULA.
10.0. Limited Warranty and Limitation of Liability
Hystax warrants that it has the right and authority to grant the License under this EULA. Hystax will defend or, at its option, settle any action against End User based upon a claim that its use of the Software infringes any patent, copyright or other intellectual property right of a third party, and will indemnify End User against any amounts awarded against End User as a result of the claim, provided Hystax is promptly notified of the assertion of the claim and has control of its defense or settlement. Hystax warrants that the Software, in its unmodified form as initially delivered or made available to End User, will perform substantially in accordance with the Documentation for a warranty period of ninety (90) days from the date the Software is delivered to End User. In the event the Software fails in a material respect to operate in accordance with the Documentation during the warranty period and Hystax is unable to correct the defect, Hystax’s sole and exclusive liability and End User’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be a refund of the License fee, if any, paid by End User for the Software. In the event a reported problem with the Software is End User’s fault, End User agrees to reimburse Hystax for its correction efforts in accordance with its then standard rates. The foregoing limited warranty will not apply if failure of the Software is the result of damage or misuse caused by End User.
EXCEPT FOR THE LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH ABOVE, THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY THAT THE SOFTWARE IS FREE OF DEFECTS, MERCHANTABLE OR FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY HYSTAX OR ANY THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY HYSTAX DISTRIBUTORS OR RESELLERS, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY IN ADDITION TO, OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF, THE LIMITED WARRANTY.
In no event will Hystax, its affiliates, resellers, or distributors or suppliers be liable for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use of or inability to use the Software, including, without limitation, damages for lost profits, loss of goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, or any and all other commercial damages or losses, even if advised of the possibility thereof.
Except in the event of a sale or transfer by Hystax of all or substantially all of its assets or voting securities, neither party will assign all or any portion of its rights or obligations under this EULA to any third party without the prior written consent of the other party.
12.0. Governing Laws
The Warranty and the End User License shall be governed by the laws of Netherlands, without regard to conflicts of laws principles. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Amsterdam, Netherlands to resolve any disputes arising under this Agreement.
This Agreement sets forth Hystax’s entire obligation and End User’s exclusive rights with respect to the Software and, except to the extent otherwise specifically provided in a purchase order or other written communication or advertising signed or jointly issued by both parties with respect to the Software, supersedes any conflicting terms of any purchase order and any other communication or advertising with respect to the Software. No failure of either party to exercise or enforce any of its rights under this EULA will act as a waiver of those rights. If any provision of this EULA is found illegal or unenforceable, it will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the legality and enforceability of the other provisions of this EULA will not be affected.