License Agreement for end-users at
academic, non-profit or government institutions for the use of
downloading the NovoSNP software you are consenting to be bound by
and become a party to this agreement as the “LICENSEE”.
If you do not agree to all of the terms of this agreement, you must
not click the acceptance button, not install NovoSNP, nor use NovoSNP
and you do not become a LICENSEE under this agreement.
User” means a user of NovoSNP:
is employed by, or a student enrolled at, or a scientist
legitimately affiliated with an academic, non-profit or government
use of the NovoSNP software is on behalf of and in the interest of
such academic, non-profit or government institution and is not on
behalf of a commercial entity.
you do not qualify as an Academic User, you must obtain a commercial
license from VIB (please contact email@example.com
software license agreement (hereinafter the “Agreement”)
is entered into by and between Flanders Interuniversity Institute for
Biotechnology vzw (hereinafter “VIB”) located at
Rijvisschestraat 120, B-9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium and LICENSEE.
VIB owns or has rights in certain software identified as NovoSNP
(hereinafter “Licensed Software”), and VIB desires to
license Licensed Software so that it becomes available for academic
LICENSEE desires to acquire a non-exclusive license to use the
Licensed Software for internal non-commercial research purposes only.
THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants
contained herein, the parties agree as follows:
Software is the work of Peter De Rijk. The copyright in Licensed
Software is owned by VIB and Universiteit Antwerpen. Universiteit
Antwerpen has given VIB the right to distribute Licensed Software.
to the terms and conditions of this Agreement VIB hereby grants and
LICENSEE accepts a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use
the Licensed Software for strictly internal, non-commercial research
confirms to be an Academic User. For Academic Users, there is no
shall acknowledge VIB as the provider of Licensed Software and shall
include a reference to the novoSNP paper in Genome Research in any
manuscript describing data obtained using Licensed Software.
license does not entitle Licensee to receive from VIB hard-copy
documentation, technical support, telephone assistance, or
enhancements or updates to the Licensed Software, and
nothing contained herein shall be interpreted as to require VIB, its
faculty, employees or students to provide maintenance, installation
services, debugging, consultation or end-user support of any kind.
title and copyright to Licensed Software and any associated programs
and documentation shall remain with VIB and Universiteit Antwerpen.
LICENSEE agrees to preserve the same.
agrees not to make any copies of Licensed Software except for use in
LICENSEE’s laboratory, without VIB’s prior written
consent. LICENSEE agrees to place the appropriate copyright notice
on any such copies.
shall not distribute Licensed Software to other laboratories within
LICENSEE’s institution. LICENSEE shall not transfer Licensed
Software to another location or person outside of LICENSEE’s
institution without VIB’s prior and written permission.
shall not market or otherwise benefit commercially from any product
utilizing any portion of Licensed Software, nor any derivative works
of Licensed Software, without first entering into a separate
commercial license with VIB.
as otherwise expressly permitted in this Agreement, LICENSEE must
not (i) modify or create any derivative works of the Licensed
Software or documentation, including customization, translation or
localization; (ii) decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, or
otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the Licensed
Software; (iii) remove or alter any trademark, logo, copyright or
other proprietary notices, legends, symbols or labels in the
acknowledges that the Licensed Software is proprietary to VIB. The
software code shall be treated as trade secrets and confidential
information of VIB, and LICENSEE agrees to use all reasonable
efforts to hold the same in confidence. LICENSEE’s obligation
for confidentiality shall not extend to any information which (i) is
or becomes generally available to the public, (ii) is already known
to or subsequently disclosed by third parties to LICENSEE and at its
free disposal, or (iii) is independently developed by LICENSEE or
its affiliates without the use of the confidential information
disclosed by VIB, or (iv) is required by law or legal process to be
acknowledges that Licensed Software is a research tool and provided
free of charge, it is only provided “as is”. VIB makes
no representations or warranties of any type whatsoever, express or
implied, regarding the Licensed Software. VIB expressly disclaims
all representations and warranties regarding the Licensed Software,
including but not limited to any representations or warranties of
merchantability or fitness for any particular application or that
the use of the Licensed Software will not infringe any patents,
copyrights or trademarks or other rights of third parties, or any
warranty that the rights and licenses granted hereunder comprise all
the rights and licenses necessary or desirable to use the Licensed
Software for internal non-commercial research purposes as permitted
by this Agreement. The entire risk as to the quality and performance
of the Licensed Software is borne by LICENSEE.
shall not be responsible for losses of any kind resulting from the
use of Licensed Software, and can in no way provide compensation for
any losses sustained, including but not limited to, any obligation,
liability, right, claim or remedy for tort, or for any actual or
alleged infringement of patents, copyrights, trade secrets, or
similar rights of third parties, nor any business expense, machine
downtime or damages caused by any deficiency, defect or error in
Licensed Software or mal-function thereof, nor any incidental or
consequential damages, however caused, except insofar as such claims
or liability results from VIB’s gross negligence or willful
will indemnify, defend and hold harmless VIB, its directors,
officers, employees and agents from and against all liability,
losses, damages and expenses (including attorney’s fees and
costs) arising out of any claims, demands, actions or other
proceedings made or instituted by any third party against any of
them and arising out of or relating to any breach of this Agreement
by LICENSEE, or any use of the Licensed Software by LICENSEE, except
insofar as such claims or liability result from VIB’s gross
negligence or willful misconduct.
Agreement and the license rights granted herein shall become
effective as of the date this Agreement is accepted and shall
continue in full force unless terminated in accordance with this
Section. Upon one party's breach of any agreement, covenant, or
representation made in this Agreement, the agreement will
automatically end thirty (30) days after such breach. VIB may
terminate this Agreement at any time. LICENSEE shall have the right,
at any time, to terminate this Agreement without cause by written
notice to VIB specifying the date of termination. Upon
termination, LICENSEE shall destroy all full and partial copies of
the Licensed Software. LICENSEE shall forward written notice to VIB
that all programs containing Licensed Software have been deleted
from all computer libraries and storage or memory devices and are no
longer stored therein.
Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Belgium.
The courts of Belgium shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
parties agree that this Agreement is the complete and exclusive
agreement among the parties and supersedes all proposals and prior
agreements whether written or oral, and all other communications
among the parties relating to the subject matter of this Agreement.
This Agreement cannot be modified except in writing and signed by
both parties. Failure by either party at any time to enforce any of
the provisions of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver by
such party of such provision nor in any way affect the validity of
invalidity of singular provisions does not affect the validity of
the entire understanding. The parties are obligated, however, to
replace the invalid provisions by a regulation, which comes closest
to the economic intent of the invalid provision. The same shall
apply mutatis mutandis in case of a gap.
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