KASPERSKY LAB END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE TO ALL USERS: CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING LEGAL AGREEMENT BEFORE YOU START USING THE SOFTWARE.
BY CLICKING THE ACCEPT BUTTON IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT WINDOW OR BY ENTERING CORRESPONDING SYMBOL(-S) YOU CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. SUCH ACTION IS A SYMBOL OF YOUR SIGNATURE AND YOU ARE CONSENTING TO BE BOUND BY AND ARE BECOMING A PARTY TO THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE THAT THIS AGREEMENT IS ENFORCEABLE LIKE ANY WRITTEN NEGOTIATED AGREEMENT SIGNED BY YOU. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, CANCEL THE INSTALLATION OF THE SOFTWARE AND DO NOT INSTALL THE SOFTWARE.
AFTER CLICKING THE ACCEPT BUTTON IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT WINDOW OR AFTER ENTERING CORRESPONDING SYMBOL(-S) YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO USE THE SOFTWARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.
1.1. Software means software including any Updates and related materials.
1.2. Rightholder (owner of all rights, whether exclusive or otherwise to the Software) means Kaspersky Lab ZAO, a company incorporated according to the laws of the Russian Federation.
1.3. Computer(s) means hardware(s), including personal computers, laptops, workstations, personal digital assistants, ‘smart phones’, hand-held devices, or other electronic devices for which the Software was designed where the Software will be installed and/or used.
1.4. End User (You/Your) means individual(s) installing or using the Software on his or her own behalf or who is legally using a copy of the Software; or, if the Software is being downloaded or installed on behalf of an organization, such as an employer, “You” further means the organization for which the Software is downloaded or installed and it is represented hereby that such organization has authorized the person accepting this agreement to do so on its behalf. For purposes hereof the term “organization,” without limitation, includes any partnership, limited liability company, corporation, association, joint stock company, trust, joint venture, labor organization, unincorporated organization, or governmental authority.
1.5. Partner(s) means organizations or individual(s), who distributes the Software based on an agreement and license with the Rightholder.
1.6. Update(s) means all upgrades, revisions, patches, enhancements, fixes, modifications, copies, additions or maintenance packs etc.
1.7. User Manual means user manual, administrator guide, reference book and related explanatory or other materials.
2. Grant of License
2.1. The Rightholder hereby grants You a non-exclusive license to store, load, install, execute, and display (to “use”) the Software on a specified number of Computers in order to assist in protecting Your Computer on which the Software is installed, from threats described in the User Manual, according to the all technical requirements described in the User Manual and according to the terms and conditions of this Agreement (the “License”) and you accept this License:
Trial Version. If you have received, downloaded and/or installed a trial version of the Software and are hereby granted an evaluation license for the Software, you may use the Software only for evaluation purposes and only during the single applicable evaluation period, unless otherwise indicated, from the date of the initial installation. Any use of the Software for other purposes or beyond the applicable evaluation period is strictly prohibited.
Multiple Environment Software; Multiple Language Software; Dual Media Software; Multiple Copies; Bundles. If you use different versions of the Software or different language editions of the Software, if you receive the Software on multiple media, if you otherwise receive multiple copies of the Software, or if you received the Software bundled with other software, the total permitted number of your Computers on which all versions of the Software are installed shall correspond to the number of licenses you have obtained from the Rightholder provided that unless the licensing terms provide otherwise, each purchased license entitles you to install and use the Software on such a number of Computer(s) as is specified in Clauses 2.2 and 2.3.
2.2. If the Software was purchased on a physical medium You have the right to use the Software for protection of such a number of Computer(s) as is specified on the Software package.
2.3. If the Software was purchased via the Internet You have the right to use the Software for protection of such a number of Computers that was specified when You purchased the License to the Software.
2.4. You have the right to make a copy of the Software solely for back-up purposes and only to replace the legally owned copy if such copy is lost, destroyed or becomes unusable. This back-up copy cannot be used for other purposes and must be destroyed when you lose the right to use the Software or when Your license expires or is terminated for any other reason according to the legislation in force in the country of your principal residence or in the country where You are using the Software.
2.5. You can transfer the non-exclusive license to use the Software to other individuals or legal entities within the scope of the license granted from the Rightholder to You provided that the recipient agrees to be bound by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement and substitute you in full in the license granted from the Rightholder. In case You fully transfer the rights granted from the Rightholder to use the Software You must destroy all copies of the Software including the back-up copy. If You are a recipient of a transferred license You must agree to abide by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If You do not agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, You may not install and/or use the Software. You also agree as the recipient of a transferred license that You do not have any additional or better rights than what the original End User who purchased the Software from the Rightholder, did.
2.6. From the time of the Software activation or after license key file installation (with the exception of a trial version of the Software) You have the right to receive the following services for the defined period specified on the Software package (if the Software was purchased on a physical medium) or specified during purchase (if the Software was purchased via the Internet):
- Updates of the Software via the Internet when and as the Rightholder publishes them on its website or through other online services. Аny Updates that you may receive become part of the Software and the terms and conditions of this Agreement apply to them;
- Technical Support via the Internet and Technical Support telephone hotline.
3. Activation and Term
3.1. If You modify Your Computer or make changes to other vendors’ software installed on it, You may be required by the Rightholder to repeat activation of the Software or license key file installation. The Rightholder reserves the right to use any means and verification procedures to verify the validity of the License and/or legality of a copy of the Software installed and/or used on Your Computer.
3.2. If the Software was purchased on a physical medium, the Software can be used, upon your acceptance of this Agreement, for the period that is specified on the package commencing upon acceptance of this Agreement.
3.3. If the Software was purchased via the Internet, the Software can be used, upon your acceptance of this Agreement, for the period that was specified during purchase.
3.4. You have the right to use a trial version of the Software as provided in Clause 2.1 without any charge for the single applicable evaluation period (30 days) from the time of the Software activation according to this Agreement provided that the trial version does not entitle You Updates and Technical support via the Internet and Technical support telephone hotline.
3.5. Your License to Use the Software is limited to the period of time as specified in Clauses 3.2 or 3.3 (as applicable) and the remaining period can be viewed via means described in User Manual.
3.6. If You have purchased the Software that is intended to be used on more than one Computer then Your License to Use the Software is limited to the period of time starting from the date of activation of the Software or license key file installation on the first Computer.
3.7. Without prejudice to any other remedy in law or in equity that the Rightholder may have, in the event of any breach by You of any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Rightholder shall at any time without notice to You be entitled to terminate this License to use the Software without refunding the purchase price or any part thereof.
3.8. You agree that in using the Software and in using any report or information derived as a result of using this Software, you will comply with all applicable international, national, state, regional and local laws and regulations, including, without limitation, privacy, copyright, export control and obscenity law.
3.9. Except as otherwise specifically provided herein, you may not transfer or assign any of the rights granted to you under this Agreement or any of your obligations pursuant hereto.
4. Technical Support
The Technical Support described in Clause 2.6 of this Agreement is provided to You when the latest Update of the Software is installed (except for a trial version of the Software).
Technical support service: http://support.kaspersky.com
5. Information Collection
5.1. Having agreed with the terms and conditions of this Agreement You consent to provide information to the Rightholder about executable files and their checksums to improve Your security protection level.
5.2. In order to improve security awareness about new threats and their sources and in order to improve Your security protection level the Rightholder, with your consent, that has been explicitly confirmed in the Kaspersky Security Network Data Collection Statement, is expressly entitled to receives such information. You can deactivate the Kaspersky Security Network service during installation. Also, You can activate and deactivate the Kaspersky Security Network service at any time in the Software options page.
You further acknowledge and agree that any information gathered by Rightholder can be used to track and publish reports on security risk trends in the Rightholder’s sole and exclusive discretion.
5.3. The Software does not process any personally identifiable data and does not combine the processing data with any personal information.
5.4. If you do not wish for the information collected by the Software to be sent to the Rightholder, You should not activate and/or de-activate the Kaspersky Security Network service.
6.1. You shall not emulate, clone, rent, lend, lease, sell, modify, decompile, or reverse engineer the Software or disassemble or create derivative works based on the Software or any portion thereof with the sole exception of a non-waivable right granted to You by applicable legislation, and you shall not otherwise reduce any part of the Software to human readable form or transfer the licensed Software, or any subset of the licensed Software, nor permit any third party to do so, except to the extent the foregoing restriction is expressly prohibited by applicable law. Neither Software’s binary code nor source may be used or reverse engineered to re-create the program algorithm, which is proprietary. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Rightholder and/or its suppliers, as applicable. Any such unauthorized use of the Software shall result in immediate and automatic termination of this Agreement and the License granted hereunder and may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution against You.
6.2. You shall not transfer the rights to use the Software to any third party except as set forth in Clause 2.5 of this Agreement.
6.3. You shall not provide the activation code and/or license key file to third parties or allow third parties access to the activation code and/or license key which are deemed confidential data of Rightholder and you shall exercise reasonable care in protecting the activation code and/or license key in confidence provided that you can transfer the activation code and/or license key to third parties as set forth in Clause 2.5 of this Agreement.
6.4. You shall not rent, lease or lend the Software to any third party.
6.5. You shall not use the Software in the creation of data or software used for detection, blocking or treating threats described in the User Manual.
6.6. The Rightholder has the right to block the key file or to terminate Your License to use the Software in the event You breach any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement and without any refund to You.
6.7. If You are using the trial version of the Software You do not have the right to receive the Technical Support specified in Clause 4 of this Agreement and You don’t have the right to transfer the license or the rights to use the Software to any third party.
7. Limited Warranty and Disclaimer
7.1. The Rightholder guarantees that the Software will substantially perform according to the specifications and descriptions set forth in the User Manual provided however that such limited warranty shall not apply to the following: (w) Your Computer’s deficiencies and related infringement for which Rightholder’s expressly disclaims any warranty responsibility; (x) malfunctions, defects, or failures resulting from misuse; abuse; accident; neglect; improper installation, operation or maintenance; theft; vandalism; acts of God; acts of terrorism; power failures or surges; casualty; alteration, non-permitted modification, or repairs by any party other than Rightholder; or any other third parties’ or Your actions or causes beyond Rightholder’s reasonable control; (y) any defect not made known by You to Rightholder as soon as practical after the defect first appears; and (z) incompatibility caused by hardware and/or software components installed on Your Computer.
7.2. You acknowledge, accept and agree that no software is error free and You are advised to back-up the Computer, with frequency and reliability suitable for You.
7.3. The Rightholder does not provide any guarantee that the Software will work correctly in case of violations of the terms described in the User Manual or in this Agreement.
7.4. The Rightholder does not guarantee that the Software will work correctly if You do not regularly download Updates specified in Clause 2.6 of this Agreement.
7.5. The Rightholder does not guarantee protection from the threats described in the User Manual after the expiration of the period specified in Clauses 3.2 or 3.3 of this Agreement or after the License to use the Software is terminated for any reason.
7.6. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE RIGHTHOLDER MAKES NO REPRESENTATION AND GIVES NO WARRANTY AS TO ITS USE OR PERFORMANCE. EXCEPT FOR ANY WARRANTY, CONDITION, REPRESENTATION OR TERM THE EXTENT TO WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW THE RIGHTHOLDER AND ITS PARTNERS MAKE NO WARRANTY, CONDITION, REPRESENTATION, OR TERM (EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WHETHER BY STATUTE, COMMON LAW, CUSTOM, USAGE OR OTHERWISE) AS TO ANY MATTER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, INTEGRATION, OR APPLICABILITY FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU ASSUME ALL FAULTS, AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO PERFORMANCE AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR SELECTING THE SOFTWARE TO ACHIEVE YOUR INTENDED RESULTS, AND FOR THE INSTALLATION OF, USE OF, AND RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE SOFTWARE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS, THE RIGHTHOLDER MAKES NO REPRESENTATION AND GIVES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR FREE FROM INTERRUPTIONS OR OTHER FAILURES OR THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL MEET ANY OR ALL YOUR REQUIREMENTS WHETHER OR NOT DISCLOSED TO THE RIGHTHOLDER .
8. Exclusion and Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE RIGHTHOLDER OR ITS PARTNERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS OR CONFIDENTIAL OR OTHER INFORMATION, FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, FOR LOSS OF PRIVACY, FOR CORRUPTION, DAMAGE AND LOSS OF DATA OR PROGRAMS, FOR FAILURE TO MEET ANY DUTY INCLUDING ANY STATUTORY DUTY, DUTY OF GOOD FAITH OR DUTY OF REASONABLE CARE, FOR NEGLIGENCE, FOR ECONOMIC LOSS, AND FOR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR OTHER LOSS WHATSOEVER) ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT OR OTHER SERVICES, INFORMATON, SOFTWARE, AND RELATED CONTENT THROUGH THE SOFTWARE OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE, OR OTHERWISE UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF CONTRACT OR ANY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, MISREPRESENTATION, ANY STRICT LIABILITY OBLIGATION OR DUTY), OR ANY BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY, OR ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY OF THE RIGHTHOLDER OR ANY OF ITS PARTNERS, EVEN IF THE RIGHTHOLDER OR ANY PARTNER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
YOU AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT THE RIGHTHOLDER AND/OR ITS PARTNERS ARE FOUND LIABILE, THE LIABILITY OF THE RIGHTHOLDER AND/OR ITS PARTNERS SHALL BE LIMITED BY THE COSTS OF THE SOFTWARE. IN NO CASE SHALL THE LIABILITY OF THE RIGHTHOLDER AND/OR ITS PARTNERS EXCEED THE FEES PAID FOR THE SOFTWARE TO THE RIGHTHOLDER OR THE PARTNER (AS MAY BE APPLICABLE).
NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT EXCLUDES OR LIMITS ANY CLAIM FOR DEATH AND PERSONAL INJURY. FURTHER IN THE EVENT ANY DISCLAIMER, EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION IN THIS AGREEMENT CANNOT BE EXLUDED OR LIMITED ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE LAW THEN ONLY SUCH DISCLAIMER, EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION SHALL NOT APPLY TO YOU AND YOU CONTINUE TO BE BOUND BY ALL THE REMAINING DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS.
9. GNU and Other Third Party Licenses
The Software may include some software programs that are licensed (or sublicensed) to the user under the GNU General Public License (GPL) or other similar free software licenses which, among other rights, permit the user to copy, modify and redistribute certain programs, or portions thereof, and have access to the source code (“Open Source Software”). If such licenses require that for any software, which is distributed to someone in an executable binary format, that the source code also be made available to those users, then the source code should be made available by sending the request to email@example.com or the source code is supplied with the Software. If any Open Source Software licenses require that the Rightholder provide rights to use, copy or modify an Open Source Software program that are broader than the rights granted in this Agreement, then such rights shall take precedence over the rights and restrictions herein.
10. Intellectual Property Ownership
10.1 You agree that the Software and the authorship, systems, ideas, methods of operation, documentation and other information contained in the Software, are proprietary intellectual property and/or the valuable trade secrets of the Rightholder or its partners and that the Rightholder and its partners, as applicable, are protected by civil and criminal law, and by the law of copyright, trade secret, trademark and patent of the Russian Federation, European Union and the United States, as well as other countries and international treaties. This Agreement does not grant to You any rights to the intellectual property including any the Trademarks or Service Marks of the Rightholder and/or its partners (“Trademarks”). You may use the Trademarks only insofar as to identify printed output produced by the Software in accordance with accepted trademark practice, including identification of the Trademark owner’s name. Such use of any Trademark does not give you any rights of ownership in that Trademark. The Rightholder and/or its partners own and retain all right, title, and interest in and to the Software, including without limitation any error corrections, enhancements, Updates or other modifications to the Software, whether made by the Rightholder or any third party, and all copyrights, patents, trade secret rights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights therein. Your possession, installation or use of the Software does not transfer to you any title to the intellectual property in the Software, and you will not acquire any rights to the Software except as expressly set forth in this Agreement. All copies of the Software made hereunder must contain the same proprietary notices that appear on and in the Software. Except as stated herein, this Agreement does not grant you any intellectual property rights in the Software and you acknowledge that the License, as further defined herein, granted under this Agreement only provides you with a right of limited use under the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Rightholder reserves all rights not expressly granted to you in this Agreement.
10.2 You acknowledge that the source code, activation code and/or license key file for the Software are proprietary to the Rightholder and constitutes trade secrets of the Rightholder. You agree not to modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the Software in any way.
10.3 You agree not to modify or alter the Software in any way. You may not remove or alter any copyright notices or other proprietary notices on any copies of the Software.
11. Governing Law; Arbitration
This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation without reference to conflicts of law rules and principles. This Agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly excluded. Any dispute arising out of the interpretation or application of the terms of this Agreement or any breach thereof shall, unless it is settled by direct negotiation, be settled by in the Tribunal of International Commercial Arbitration at the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Moscow, the Russian Federation. Any award rendered by the arbitrator shall be final and binding on the parties and any judgment on such arbitration award may be enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction. Nothing in this Section 11 shall prevent a Party from seeking or obtaining equitable relief from a court of competent jurisdiction, whether before, during or after arbitration proceedings.
12. Period for Bringing Actions
No action, regardless of form, arising out of the transactions under this Agreement, may be brought by either party hereto more than one (1) year after the cause of action has occurred, or was discovered to have occurred, except that an action for infringement of intellectual property rights may be brought within the maximum applicable statutory period.
13. Entire Agreement; Severability; No Waiver
This Agreement is the entire agreement between you and Rightholder and supersedes any other prior agreements, proposals, communications or advertising, oral or written, with respect to the Software or to subject matter of this Agreement. You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement, understand it and agree to be bound by its terms. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable for any reason, in whole or in part, such provision will be more narrowly construed so that it becomes legal and enforceable, and the entire Agreement will not fail on account thereof and the balance of the Agreement will continue in full force and effect to the maximum extent permitted by law or equity while preserving, to the fullest extent possible, its original intent. No waiver of any provision or condition herein shall be valid unless in writing and signed by you and an authorized representative of Rightholder provided that no waiver of any breach of any provisions of this Agreement will constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent or subsequent breach. Rightholder’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement or any right shall not be construed as a waiver of any such provision or right.
14. Contact Information
Should you have any questions concerning this Agreement, or if you desire to contact the Rightholder for any reason, please contact our Customer Service Department at:
Kaspersky Lab ZAO, 10 build. 1, 1st Volokolamsky Proezd
Web site: www.kaspersky.com
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