OPC REDISTRIBUTABLES Agreement of Use

Version 1.3, February 06, 2017, OPC Foundation

The terms and conditions of the Agreement apply to the Software Deliverables including without limitation any OPC Foundation:

  • updates,
  • supplements
  • Internet-based services, and
  • support services
for the Software Deliverables, unless OPC Foundation specifies that any other terms accompany such items, in which case the alternate terms specified by OPC Foundation would apply.

BY USING THE SOURCE DELIVERABLES, YOU ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT USE THE SOFTWARE DELIVERABLES.

If you comply with this Agreement, you have the rights below.

1. INSTALLATION AND USE RIGHTS.

You may install and use any number of copies of the Software Deliverables.

2. ADDITIONAL LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AND/OR USE RIGHTS.

Distributable Code. The Software Deliverables contain compiled code that you are permitted to distribute with programs you develop if you comply with the terms below.

  1. Right to Use and Distribute.
    • You may copy and distribute all files that are part of this Software Deliverables.
    • Third Party Distribution. You may permit distributors of your programs to copy and distribute the Software Deliverables as part of those programs.
  2. Distribution Requirements. For any Software Deliverables you distribute, you must:
  3. add significant primary functionality to it in your programs;
  4. require distributors and external end users to agree to terms that protect it at least as much as this Agreement;
  5. display your valid copyright notice on your programs; and
  6. indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the OPC Foundation from any claims, including attorneys’ fees, related to the distribution or use of your programs.
  7. Distribution Restrictions. You may not:
    • alter any copyright, trademark or patent notice in the Software Deliverables;
    • use the OPC Foundation’s trademarks in your programs’ names or in a way that suggests your programs come from or are endorsed by the OPC Foundation;
    • include Software Deliverables in malicious, deceptive or unlawful programs;
    • modify or distribute the source code of any Software Deliverables so that any part of it becomes subject to an Excluded License. An Excluded License is one that requires, as a condition of use, modification or distribution, that (1). the code be disclosed or distributed in source code form; or (2) permit or otherwise allow others to have the right to modify such Software Deliverables; or
    • create additional software components that directly link or directly load the Software Deliverables without accepting the corresponding source license for that Software Deliverable.

3. SCOPE OF LICENSE.

The Software Deliverables are licensed, not sold. This Agreement only gives you some rights to use the Software Deliverables. The OPC Foundation reserves all other rights. Unless applicable law gives you more rights despite this limitation, you may use the software only as expressly permitted in this Agreement. In doing so, you must comply with any technical limitations in the Software Deliverables that only allow you to use it in certain ways. You may not:

  • disclose the results of any benchmark tests of the Software Deliverables to any third party without OPC Foundation’s prior written approval;
  • work around any technical limitations in the Software Deliverables;
  • reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the Software Deliverables, except and only to the extent that applicable law expressly permits, despite this limitation;
  • make more copies of the Software Deliverables than specified in this Agreement or allowed by applicable law, despite this limitation;
  • publish the Software Deliverables for others to copy; or
  • rent, lease or lend the Software Deliverables.

4. BACKUP COPY.

You may make one backup copy of the Software Deliverables. You may use such copy only to reinstall the Software.

5. DOCUMENTATION.

Any person that has valid access to your computer or internal network may copy and use the documentation related to the Software Deliverables for your internal reference purposes.

6. EXPORT RESTRICTIONS.

The Software Deliverables are subject to United States export laws and regulations. You must comply with all domestic and international export laws and regulations that apply to the Software Deliverables. These laws include restrictions on destinations, end users and end use.

7. SUPPORT SERVICES.

Because you accept the Software3 Deliverables from OPC Foundation “as is,” OPC Foundation may not provide support services for it.

8. ENTIRE AGREEMENT.

This Agreement, and the terms for supplements, updates, Internet-based services and support services that you use, are the entire Agreement for the Software Deliverables and support services.

10. LEGAL EFFECT

This Agreement describes certain legal rights. You may have other rights under the laws of your country. This Agreement does not change your rights under the laws of your country if the laws of your country do not permit it to do so.

11. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY.

THE SOFTWARE DELIVERABLES ARE LICENSED “AS-IS.” YOU BEAR THE RISK OF USING THE SPECIFICATIONS. THE OPC FOUNDATION MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE DELIVERABLES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF TITLE OR OWNERSHIP, IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE.YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL CONSUMER RIGHTS UNDER YOUR LOCAL LAWS THAT THIS AGREEMENT CANNOT CHANGE. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER YOUR LOCAL LAWS, THE OPC FOUNDATION EXCLUDES THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE OPC FOUNDATION BE LIABLE FOR ERRORS CONTAINED IN THE SOURCE DELIVERABLES OR FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, RELIANCE OR COVER DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA, OR USE, INCURRED BY ANY USER OR ANY THIRD PARTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE FURNISHING, PERFORMANCE, OR USE OF THE SOFTWARE DELIVERABLES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE USING THE SOFTWARE DELIVERABLES IS BORNE BY YOU AND/OR THE USER.

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