End User Licence for Free FontFonts

This End User License Agreement (hereinafter “Agreement”) is a legal agreement between You, or, if You represent a legal entity, that legal entity (hereinafter “You”) and FontShop International GmbH (hereinafter “FSI”), and is applicable to the Font Software that is accompanied by this Agreement or that You have ordered online.

By downloading the Font Software, You agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If You do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, do not download, install, or use the Font Software.

The column on the right-hand side provides a short explanation of the clauses and is not legally binding.

1. Definitions

Font Software” means coded software that is accompanied by this Agreement or that You are about to order online and which generates typeface designs when used with the appropriate hard- and software plus any and all other data including documentation provided with such software.

Basically,

Font Software” = the fonts and documentation

2. Grant of License and Restrictions

2.1. FSI grants You a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Font Software for Your own personal or business purposes according to the terms of this Agreement.

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Non-exclusive means others may license the fonts too. The license is only for you and may not be transferred to anyone else.

2.2. You may embed the Font Software in documents, applications and devices. However, You may not distribute or make available the Font Software as such nor resell it.

 

2.3. Except as granted in 2.2., You may not modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, alter, or attempt to discover the source code of the Font Software. If You want to make modifications to the Font Software, You must obtain the prior written consent of FSI.

You may not modify the fonts without our written permission.

3. Ownership

The Font Software, and all copies thereof, is protected by the United States Copyright Law, by the copyright and design laws of other nations, and by international treaties. Any copyright, trademark and other rights belong exclusively to FSI, except as expressly provided in 2.1. You do not gain the ownership of the Font Software under this Agreement. The structure, organization, and the code of the Font Software are trade secrets of FSI, and You agree to treat them as such.

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We respect copyright laws; we ask that you do too.

When you download Free FontFonts from us, you have the right to use our fonts but do not own them.

4. Warranties

FSI does not and cannot warrant the performance or results You may obtain by using the Font Software or Documentation. FSI and its suppliers make no warranties express or implied, as to non-infringement of third party rights, merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose. In no event will FSI or its suppliers be liable to You for any consequential, incidental or special damages, including any lost profits or lost savings, even if a FSI representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or for any claim by any third party.

 

 

5. Governing Law

This Agreement will be governed by the laws of Germany. This agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly excluded. If any part of this agreement is found void and unenforceable, it will not affect the validity of the balance of the Agreement, which shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms. 

Basically,

This agreement is governed by the laws of Germany.

6. Termination

FSI has the right to terminate Your license immediately if You fail to comply with any term of this Agreement. Upon termination, You must destroy the original and any copies of the Font Software.

Basically,

If you do not follow our terms, we may terminate your license at any time and you must destroy copies of the fonts.

7. General Provisions

You agree to inform all users who have access to the Font Software about the content of this Agreement and to make sure that they comply with the terms of this Agreement.

 

 

FontShop International GmbH
Bergmannstr. 102
10961 Berlin, Germany

January 2013