FALCONSTOR SOFTWARE, INC. END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT
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LICENSE/OWNERSHIP. FalconStor Software, Inc., (“FalconStor”) grants to you a non-exclusive license to use the Software and accompanying documentation (collectively the "Product") in the manner described below.
FalconStor retains the ownership of this Copy and any subsequent copies of the Product. FalconStor, and/or its licensors, retains ownership of all copyright, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property rights in the Product. The Product is protected by the United States and other international copyright laws and treaties. This copy is licensed to you for use under the following conditions:
I. If you received the Product on a stand-alone basis, you may:
A. use the Product on any supported computer configuration, provided the Product is installed on only one such computer and accessed by one user at a time;
B. copy the Product or make adaptations for archival purposes or when copying or adaptation is an essential step in the authorized use of the Product, provided any copy or adaptations must contain all of the original Product’s proprietary notices; or
C. if you have purchased multiple licenses, make copies of the Software up to the number of licenses purchased in the manner specified by FalconStor, provided any copy must contain all of the original Software's proprietary notices. The number of copies is the total number of copies that may be made for all platforms.
II. If you purchased FalconStor-branded hardware on which the Software was pre-installed (an “Appliance”), you may use the Product solely on the Appliance, except that you may transfer the Software to a new Appliance if the Appliance is replaced pursuant to the hardware warranty.
No matter whether you obtained the Product under I or II above, you may not, except as provided herein:
A. transfer, distribute, rent, sub-license, or lease the Product or documentation, or use the Product to provide services to third parties;
B. alter, modify, or adapt the Product, or portions thereof including, but not limited to, reverse engineering, translation, decompiling, disassembling, or creating derivative works;
C. make copies of the documentation, the Product, or portions thereof; or
D. remove any proprietary notices or labels on the Product.
LIMITED AND AS IS WARRANTIES. This Product, like all software, may not be error free. If the Product is distributed to you on optical media, FalconStor warrants that the optical media on which the Product is distributed is free from defects in materials and workmanship. FalconStor will replace defective media at no charge, provided you return the defective item with dated proof of payment to FalconStor within ninety (90) days of the date of delivery. This is your sole and exclusive remedy for any breach of warranty. FalconStor warrants that the Product, other than the Ancillary Software (as defined below) will substantially perform the functions of its published documentation for a period of thirty (30) days from delivery to you. To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Ancillary Software is provided to you “as is” without warranties of any kind. THE LIMITED WARRANTY IS THE ONLY WARRANTY MADE BY FALCONSTOR. EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED ABOVE, FALCONSTOR MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT, INCLUDING ITS QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR TITLE. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or conditions, so that the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you to the extent prohibited by such local laws. You may have other rights that vary from country to country, state to state, or province to province.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY, TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, SHALL FALCONSTOR OR ITS LICENSORS OR RESELLERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY CHARACTER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCT OR DOCUMENTATION, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY DAMAGES YOU MIGHT INCUR FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER, THE ENTIRE LIABILITY OF FALCONSTOR AND ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS UNDER ANY PROVISION OF THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT, AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY HEREUNDER SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF $500 AND THE AMOUNT FALCONSTOR RECEIVED FROM YOU FOR A LICENSE TO THE PRODUCT. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL NOT APPLY TO LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY TO THE EXTENT APPLICABLE LAW PROHIBITS SUCH LIMITATION. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you to the extent prohibited by such local laws.
THIRD PARTY CONTENT OR OPEN SOURCE CODE. THE SOFTWARE PROVIDED HEREIN, IS PROVIDED BY FALCONSTOR AND BY THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING THE OPEN SOURCE COMMUNITY ("ANCILLARY SOFTWARE"). USE OF THE PRODUCT, THE ANCILLARY SOFTWARE, ACCOMPANYING PRINTED MATERIALS, AND ANY "ONLINE" OR ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTATION IS CONDITIONED UPON AND LIMITED BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THE "LIMITED AND AS IS WARRANTIES," THE “LIMITATION OF LIABILITY” AND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE ANCILLARY SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENTS ("ANCILLARY SOFTWARE LICENSES"). USE OF ANCILLARY SOFTWARE SHALL BE GOVERNED BY THE ANCILLARY SOFTWARE LICENSES, EXCEPT THAT THE DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITIES PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL ALSO APPLY TO SUCH ANCILLARY SOFTWARE. FALCONSTOR HAS IDENTIFIED ANCILLARY SOFTWARE BY NOTING THE ANCILLARY SOFTWARE PROVIDER'S OWNERSHIP WITHIN EACH ANCILLARY SOFTWARE PROGRAM. THE ANCILLARY SOFTWARE LICENSES ARE SET FORTH IN THE ANCILLARY SOFTWARE FILES AND MAY BE VIEWED AT: FALCONSTOR.COM/OPEN-SOURCE-LICENSING. BY ACCEPTING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ARE ALSO ACCEPTING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EACH ANCILLARY SOFTWARE LICENSES.
IF AND ONLY IF THE PRODUCT INCLUDES SOFTWARE LICENSED UNDER THE GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE ("GPL SOFTWARE"), YOU MAY OBTAIN A COMPLETE MACHINE-READABLE COPY OF THE GPL SOFTWARE SOURCE CODE ("GPL SOURCE CODE") BY DOWNLOAD FROM A SITE SPECIFIED IN THE FOLLOWING FALCONSTOR WEBSITE: FALCONSTOR.COM/OPEN-SOURCE-LICENSING. UPON YOUR WRITTEN REQUEST, FALCONSTOR WILL PROVIDE, FOR A FEE COVERING THE COST OF DISTRIBUTION, A COMPLETE MACHINE-READABLE COPY OF THE GPL SOURCE CODE, BY MAIL. INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO MAKE A WRITTEN REQUEST FOR GPL SOURCE CODE MAY BE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE: FALCONSTOR.COM/OPEN-SOURCE-LICENSING.
EXPORT RESTRICTIONS. You acknowledge that the Product may be subject to U.S. export jurisdiction. You agree to comply with all applicable international and national laws that apply to the Product, including the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, as well as end-user, end-use, and destination restrictions issued by the U.S. and other governments.
HIGH RISK ACTIVITIES. Unless you purchase and obtain a license for either the Active-Active Failover option or the Synchronous Mirroring option, the Software is not fault-tolerant. In addition, the Software is not designed, manufactured or intended for use or resale on equipment used in hazardous environments requiring fail-safe performance, such as in the operation of nuclear facilities, aircraft navigation or communication systems, air traffic control, direct life support machines, or weapons systems, in which the failure of the Software could lead directly to death, personal injury, or severe physical or environmental damage ("High Risk Activities"). FalconStor and its suppliers specifically disclaim any express or implied warranty of fitness for High Risk Activities.
U.S. GOVERNMENT RESTRICTED RIGHTS. The Product is provided with RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 or subparagraphs (c)(1) and (2) of the Commercial Computer Software - Restricted Rights at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as applicable. Manufacturer is FalconStor Software, Inc., 2 Huntington Quadrangle, Suite 2S01, Melville, NY 11747.
GENERAL. FalconStor retains all rights not expressly granted herein. Nothing in this License Agreement constitutes a waiver of FalconStor's rights under United States copyright law. This license is non-exclusive. This License and your right to use the Product automatically terminate without notice from FalconStor if you fail to comply with any provision of this License Agreement, or any terms and conditions associated with the sale of this Product. Upon termination, you will destroy all documentation and disks. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of New York. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state courts sitting in Suffolk County, New York or the federal courts in the Eastern District of New York to resolve any disputes arising under this License Agreement. In each case this License Agreement shall be construed and enforced without regard to the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods. This Agreement represents the complete agreement concerning this license and may be amended only by a writing executed by both parties. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, such provision shall be reformed only to the extent necessary to make it enforceable.