END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT
Please read this EULA carefully, as it sets out the basis upon which we license the Software for use.By clicking "accept agreement" when you first install the Software, you agree to be bound by the provisions of this EULA.
By agreeing to be bound by this EULA, you further agree that any person you authorise to use the Software will comply with the provision of this EULA.
1.1 Except to the extent expressly provided otherwise, in this EULA:
"Charges" means those amounts that the parties have agreed in writing shall be payable by the User to the Licensor in respect of this EULA;
"Documentation" means the documentation for the Software produced by the Licensor and delivered or made available by the Licensor to the User;
"Effective Date" means the date upon which the User gives the User's express consent to this EULA, following the issue of this EULA by the Licensor;
"EULA" means this end user licence agreement, including any amendments to this end user licence agreement from time to time;
"Force Majeure Event" means an event, or a series of related events, that is outside the reasonable control of the party affected (including failures of the internet or any public telecommunications network, hacker attacks, denial of service attacks, virus or other malicious software attacks or infections, power failures, industrial disputes affecting any third party, changes to the law, disasters, explosions, fires, floods, riots, terrorist attacks and wars);
"Intellectual Property Rights" means all intellectual property rights wherever in the world, whether registrable or unregistrable, registered or unregistered, including any application or right of application for such rights (and these "intellectual property rights" include copyright and related rights, database rights, confidential information, trade secrets, know-how, business names, trade names, trade marks, service marks, passing off rights, unfair competition rights, patents, petty patents, utility models, semi-conductor topography rights and rights in designs);
"Licensor" means [[individual name] of [address]] OR [[company name], a company incorporated in England and Wales (registration number [registration number]) having its registered office at [address]] OR [[partnership name], a partnership established under the laws of England and Wales having its principal place of business at [address]];
"Licensor Indemnity Event" has the meaning given to it in Clause 12.1;
"Software" means [identify software];
"Software Specification" means the specification for the Software set out in the Documentation;
"Source Code" means the Software code in human-readable form or any part of the Software code in human-readable form, including code compiled to create the Software or decompiled from the Software, but excluding interpreted code comprised in the Software;
"Support Services" means support in relation to the use of the Software and the identification and resolution of errors in the Software, but shall not include the provision of training services whether in relation to the Software or otherwise;
"Term" means the term of this EULA, commencing in accordance with Clause 3.1 and ending in accordance with Clause 3.2;
"User" means the person to whom the Licensor grants a right to use the Software under this EULA; and
"User Indemnity Event" has the meaning given to it in Clause 12.3.
2.1 This document was created using a template from Docular (https://docular.net).
3.1 This EULA shall come into force upon the Effective Date.
3.2 This EULA shall continue in force until [event], upon which this EULA shall terminate automatically, subject to termination in accordance with Clause 14 or any other provision of this EULA.
4.1 The Licensor hereby grants to the User from the date of supply of the Software to the User a worldwide, non-exclusive licence to:
(a) install the Software; and
(b) use the Software in accordance with the Documentation,
subject to the limitations and prohibitions set out and referred to in this Clause 4.
4.2 The User may sub-license the rights granted in Clause 4.1 to any third party for the purposes of hosting the Software and supporting the User's use of the Software in accordance with this EULA only. Any such sub-licence shall automatically terminate upon the termination of the licence in Clause 4.1.
4.3 Save to the extent expressly permitted by this EULA or required by applicable law on a non-excludable basis, any licence granted under this Clause 4 shall be subject to the following prohibitions:
(a) the User must not sell, resell, rent, lease, loan, supply, publish, distribute or redistribute the Software;
(b) the User must not alter, edit or adapt the Software; and
(c) the User must not decompile, de-obfuscate or reverse engineer, or attempt to decompile, de-obfuscate or reverse engineer, the Software.
4.4 The User shall be responsible for the security of copies of the Software supplied to the User under this EULA (or created from such copies) and shall use all reasonable endeavours (including all reasonable security measures) to ensure that access to such copies is restricted to persons authorised to use them under this EULA.
5. Source Code
5.1 Nothing in this EULA shall give to the User or any other person any right to access or use the Source Code or constitute any licence of the Source Code.
6. Support Services
6.1 The Licensor shall provide the Support Services to the User during the Term.
6.2 The Licensor shall provide the Support Services with reasonable skill and care.
6.3 The Licensor may suspend the provision of the Support Services if any amount due to be paid by the User to the Licensor under this EULA is overdue, and the Licensor has given to the User at least 30 days' written notice, following the amount becoming overdue, of its intention to suspend the Support Services on this basis.
6.4 Either party may terminate the Support Services by giving to the other party at least 30 days' written notice expiring on or at any time after the first anniversary of the Effective Date.
7. No assignment of Intellectual Property Rights
7.1 Nothing in this EULA shall operate to assign or transfer any Intellectual Property Rights from the Licensor to the User, or from the User to the Licensor.
8.1 The User shall pay the Charges to the Licensor in accordance with this EULA.
8.2 All amounts stated in or in relation to this EULA are, unless the context requires otherwise, stated exclusive of any applicable value added taxes, which will be added to those amounts and payable by the User to the Licensor.
9.1 The Licensor shall issue invoices for the Charges to the User [specify when issued].
9.2 The User must pay the Charges to the Licensor in advance.
9.3 The User must pay the Charges by debit card, credit card, direct debit, bank transfer or cheque (using such payment details as are notified by the Licensor to the User from time to time).
9.4 If the User does not pay any amount properly due to the Licensor under this EULA, the Licensor may:
(a) charge the User interest on the overdue amount at the rate of 8% per annum above the Bank of England base rate from time to time (which interest will accrue daily until the date of actual payment and be compounded at the end of each calendar month); or
(b) claim interest and statutory compensation from the User pursuant to the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998.
10.1 The Licensor warrants to the User that it has the legal right and authority to enter into this EULA and to perform its obligations under this EULA.
10.2 The Licensor warrants to the User that:
(a) the Software as provided will conform in all material respects with the Software Specification;
(b) the Software will be supplied free from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, adware and other malicious software programs; and
(c) the Software shall incorporate security features reflecting the requirements of good industry practice.
10.3 The Licensor warrants to the User that the Software will not breach any laws, statutes or regulations applicable under English law.
10.4 The Licensor warrants to the User that the Software, when used by the User in accordance with this EULA, will not infringe the Intellectual Property Rights of any person in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law.
10.5 If the Licensor reasonably determines, or any third party alleges, that the use of the Software by the User in accordance with this EULA infringes any person's Intellectual Property Rights, the Licensor may acting reasonably at its own cost and expense:
(a) modify the Software in such a way that it no longer infringes the relevant Intellectual Property Rights; or
(b) procure for the User the right to use the Software in accordance with this EULA.
10.6 The User warrants to the Licensor that it has the legal right and authority to enter into this EULA and to perform its obligations under this EULA.
10.7 All of the parties' warranties and representations in respect of the subject matter of this EULA are expressly set out in this EULA. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, no other warranties or representations concerning the subject matter of this EULA will be implied into this EULA or any related contract.
11. Acknowledgements and warranty limitations
11.1 The User acknowledges that complex software is never wholly free from defects, errors and bugs; and subject to the other provisions of this EULA, the Licensor gives no warranty or representation that the Software will be wholly free from defects, errors and bugs.
11.2 The User acknowledges that the Licensor will not provide any legal, financial, accountancy or taxation advice under this EULA or in relation to the Software; and, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in this EULA, the Licensor does not warrant or represent that the Software or the use of the Software by the User will not give rise to any legal liability on the part of the User or any other person.
12.1 The Licensor shall indemnify and shall keep indemnified the User against any and all liabilities, damages, losses, costs and expenses (including legal expenses and amounts reasonably paid in settlement of legal claims) suffered or incurred by the User and arising directly or indirectly as a result of any breach by the Licensor of this EULA (a "Licensor Indemnity Event").
12.2 The User must:
(a) upon becoming aware of an actual or potential Licensor Indemnity Event, notify the Licensor;
(b) provide to the Licensor all such assistance as may be reasonably requested by the Licensor in relation to the Licensor Indemnity Event;
(c) allow the Licensor the exclusive conduct of all disputes, proceedings, negotiations and settlements with third parties relating to the Licensor Indemnity Event; and
(d) not admit liability to any third party in connection with the Licensor Indemnity Event or settle any disputes or proceedings involving a third party and relating to the Licensor Indemnity Event without the prior written consent of the Licensor,
and the Licensor's obligation to indemnify the User under Clause 12.1 shall not apply unless the User complies with the requirements of this Clause 12.2.
12.3 The User shall indemnify and shall keep indemnified the Licensor against any and all liabilities, damages, losses, costs and expenses (including legal expenses and amounts reasonably paid in settlement of legal claims) suffered or incurred by the Licensor and arising directly or indirectly as a result of any breach by the User of this EULA (a "User Indemnity Event").
12.4 The Licensor must:
(a) upon becoming aware of an actual or potential User Indemnity Event, notify the User;
(b) provide to the User all such assistance as may be reasonably requested by the User in relation to the User Indemnity Event;
(c) allow the User the exclusive conduct of all disputes, proceedings, negotiations and settlements with third parties relating to the User Indemnity Event; and
(d) not admit liability to any third party in connection with the User Indemnity Event or settle any disputes or proceedings involving a third party and relating to the User Indemnity Event without the prior written consent of the User,
and the User's obligation to indemnify the Licensor under Clause 12.3 shall not apply unless the Licensor complies with the requirements of this Clause 12.4.
12.5 The indemnity protection set out in this Clause 12 shall not be subject to the limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this EULA, except [exceptions].
13. Limitations and exclusions of liability
13.1 Nothing in this EULA will:
(a) limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
(b) limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
(d) exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law,
and, if a party is a consumer, that party's statutory rights will not be excluded or limited by this EULA, except to the extent permitted by law.
13.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Clause 13 and elsewhere in this EULA:
(a) are subject to Clause 13.1; and
(b) govern all liabilities arising under this EULA or relating to the subject matter of this EULA, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in this EULA.
13.3 The Licensor will not be liable to the User in respect of any losses arising out of a Force Majeure Event.
13.4 The Licensor will not be liable to the User in respect of any loss of profits or anticipated savings.
13.5 The Licensor will not be liable to the User in respect of any loss of revenue or income.
13.6 The Licensor will not be liable to the User in respect of any loss of business, contracts or opportunities.
13.7 The Licensor will not be liable to the User in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
13.8 The Licensor will not be liable to the User in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
13.9 The liability of the Licensor to the User under this EULA in respect of any event or series of related events shall not exceed the greater of:
(a) [amount]; and
(b) the total amount paid and payable by the User to the Licensor under this EULA in the 12 month period preceding the commencement of the event or events.
13.10 The aggregate liability of the Licensor to the User under this EULA shall not exceed the greater of:
(a) [amount]; and
(b) the total amount paid and payable by the User to the Licensor under this EULA.
14.1 The User may terminate this EULA by giving to the Licensor not less than 30 days' written notice of termination.
14.2 Either party may terminate this EULA immediately by giving written notice of termination to the other party if:
(a) the other party commits any breach of this EULA, and the breach is not remediable;
(b) the other party commits a breach of this EULA, and the breach is remediable but the other party fails to remedy the breach within the period of 30 days following the giving of a written notice to the other party requiring the breach to be remedied; or
(c) the other party persistently breaches this EULA (irrespective of whether such breaches collectively constitute a material breach).
14.3 Either party may terminate this EULA immediately by giving written notice of termination to the other party if:
(a) the other party:
(i) is dissolved;
(ii) ceases to conduct all (or substantially all) of its business;
(iii) is or becomes unable to pay its debts as they fall due;
(iv) is or becomes insolvent or is declared insolvent; or
(v) convenes a meeting or makes or proposes to make any arrangement or composition with its creditors;
(b) an administrator, administrative receiver, liquidator, receiver, trustee, manager or similar is appointed over any of the assets of the other party;
(c) an order is made for the winding up of the other party, or the other party passes a resolution for its winding up (other than for the purpose of a solvent company reorganisation where the resulting entity will assume all the obligations of the other party under this EULA); or
(d) if that other party is an individual:
(i) that other party dies;
(ii) as a result of illness or incapacity, that other party becomes incapable of managing his or her own affairs; or
(iii) that other party is the subject of a bankruptcy petition or order.
14.4 The Licensor may terminate this EULA immediately by giving written notice to the User if:
(a) any amount due to be paid by the User to the Licensor under this EULA is unpaid by the due date and remains unpaid upon the date that that written notice of termination is given; and
(b) the Licensor has given to the User at least 30 days' written notice, following the failure to pay, of its intention to terminate this EULA in accordance with this Clause 14.4.
15. Effects of termination
15.1 Upon the termination of this EULA, all of the provisions of this EULA shall cease to have effect, save that the following provisions of this EULA shall survive and continue to have effect (in accordance with their express terms or otherwise indefinitely): Clauses 1, 4.1, 9.2, 9.4, 12, 13, 15, 16 and 17.
15.2 Except to the extent that this EULA expressly provides otherwise, the termination of this EULA shall not affect the accrued rights of either party.
16.1 No breach of any provision of this EULA shall be waived except with the express written consent of the party not in breach.
16.2 If any provision of this EULA is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions of this EULA will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect (unless that would contradict the clear intention of the parties, in which case the entirety of the relevant provision will be deemed to be deleted).
16.3 This EULA is made for the benefit of the parties, and is not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The rights of the parties to terminate, rescind, or agree any amendment, waiver, variation or settlement under or relating to this EULA are not subject to the consent of any third party.
16.4 Subject to Clause 13.1, this EULA shall constitute the entire agreement between the parties in relation to the subject matter of this EULA, and shall supersede all previous agreements, arrangements and understandings between the parties in respect of that subject matter.
16.5 This EULA shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
17.1 In this EULA, a reference to a statute or statutory provision includes a reference to:
(a) that statute or statutory provision as modified, consolidated and/or re-enacted from time to time; and
(b) any subordinate legislation made under that statute or statutory provision.
17.2 The Clause headings do not affect the interpretation of this EULA.
17.3 References in this EULA to "calendar months" are to the 12 named periods (January, February and so on) into which a year is divided.
17.4 In this EULA, general words shall not be given a restrictive interpretation by reason of being preceded or followed by words indicating a particular class of acts, matters or things.