Free ABC Academic License Agreement

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS ABC SOFTWORK LICENSE AGREEMENT (HEREINAFTER COLLECTIVELY CALLED THE "AGREEMENT") CAREFULLY. THIS IS A LEGAL AND ENFORCEABLE CONTRACT BETWEEN ABC SOFTWORK AND YOU. BY CLICKING ON THE "YES" BUTTON OR OTHER INDICATOR OF YOUR ELECTRONIC ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT THAT APPLY TO YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION (HEREINAFTER COLLECTIVELY CALLED THE "SOFTWARE"). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN DO NOT CLICK THE “YES” BUTTON OR OTHER INDICATOR OF YOUR ELECTRONIC ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT, AND YOU MAY NOT INSTALL OR USE THE SOFTWARE.

Introduction

ABC Softwork provides a free academic license for academic research. This license is subject to several terms and conditions, as specified in this Agreement. In addition, please note:

  • The Free ABC Academic License Agreement is designed to foster and support bona fide academic research.
  • ABC Softwork require you have a LinkedIn account to request a Free Academic License.
  • ABC Softwork asks you to mention its product name in your thesis, presentation and related work.
  • ABC Softwork asks you to contribute to, and help others with your insights, at the ABC forum at LinkedIn.
  • ABC Softwork provides you with this free license for non-commercial, academic purposes only. Once you decide to implement your academic research project for a commercial use, please contact us at sales@ABC Softwork.com and we will provide you with a commercial license.
  • The Software is made available to you without charge in order to allow you to experiment, evaluate, test and develop academic research projects with no commercial or business orientation with the Software. We encourage your feedback and suggestions.
  • The Software is subject to change or withdrawal from this program at any time.

Ownership and Licens

The Software is owned by ABC Softwork ApS and is copyrighted and licensed, not sold.

ABC Softwork grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use internally within your academic institution, one (1) copy of the Software for a non-commercial and lawful end use. Implied licenses are negated. You may use the Software for the sole purposes of experimenting, evaluating and testing the Software and providing feedback to ABC Softwork. You may not use the Software or any component thereof in your normal business production environment or any commercial use. In addition, you may not reverse assemble, reverse compile or otherwise translate the Software export, merge, reproduce, rent, lease, sell, distribute (for free or for sale), license or sublicense the Software, its components, or associated media or documentation.

Term and Termination

Unless ABC Softwork notifies you of an earlier date, your license to the Software terminates 12 months after the date on which you receive the Software. Upon such termination you will destroy all your copies of the Software.

You may terminate your license at any time to the Software by destroying all your copies of the program.

ABC Softwork may terminate your license if you fail to comply with the terms of this Agreement. Upon termination, your right to use the Software shall cease and you agree to destroy any and all copies of the Software and any portions thereof within thirty (30) days of such termination.

SUPPORT

Support is not provided with a Free ABC Academic License. ABC Softwork may, at its own discretion and at its own schedule, review the merit of any reported issues, requests for enhancement or questions about usage and deliver a response if appropriate and resources permit.

ABC Softwork encourage License Holders to search and contribute to the ABC group at LinkedIn.

Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

ABC SOFTWORK LICENSES THE SOFTWARE TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. ABC SOFTWORK HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. You are solely responsible for determining the appropriateness of using this Software and assume all risks associated with the use of this Software, including but not limited to the risks of program errors, damage to or loss of data, programs or equipment, and unavailability or interruption of operations. Some jurisdictions do not allow for the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.

ABC Softwork will not be liable for any direct damages or for any special, incidental, or indirect damages or for any economic, consequential damages (including lost profits or savings), even if ABC Softwork has been advised of the possibility of such damages. ABC Softwork will not be liable for the loss of, or damage to, your records or data, or any damages claimed by you based on a third party claim. Some jurisdictions do not allow for the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.

License rights

You agree that any information, feedback and/or materials including, without limitation, bug fixes, error corrections and enhancements, you may provide to ABC Softwork are non-confidential, and you grant to ABC Softwork and its suppliers a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty free, fully paid up, perpetual and irrevocable license under all intellectual property rights (including copyright) to use, make, execute, reproduce, transmit, display, perform, prepare derivative works of, distribute, license, sublicense, sell, lease or otherwise transfer the information, feedback and/or materials and derivative works thereof and such license includes the right of ABC Softwork and its suppliers to sublicense, assign, and/or transfer all the rights and licenses above to others, and allow others to further sublicense such rights indefinitely.

General

This Agreement is governed by the laws of Denmark. This Agreement is the only understanding and agreement we have regarding your use of the Software. It supersedes all other communications, understandings or agreements we may have had prior to this Agreement.

Only a written agreement signed by both of us can modify this Agreement.