1.1 The RFMicron Development Kit (referred to in this License Agreement as the “DK” and specifically including the RFMicron white papers, application notes, data sheets, system files, packaged Application-Programming Interfaces (“APIs”), and RFMicron APIs add-ons) is licensed to you subject to the terms of this License Agreement. This License Agreement forms a legally binding contract between you and RFMicron in relation to your use of the DK. 1.2 “RFMicron” means RFMicron, Inc., a Texas corporation having its principal place of business at 8310 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Suite 325, Austin, TX 78731, USA.
2. Accepting this License Agreement
2.1 In order to use the DK, you must first agree to this License Agreement. You may not use the DK if you do not accept this License Agreement. 2.2 By accessing the DK, you hereby agree to the terms of this License Agreement. 2.3 You may not use the DK and may not accept the License Agreement if you are a person barred from receiving the DK under the laws of the United States or other countries including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the DK. 2.4 If you are agreeing to be bound by this License Agreement on behalf of your employer or other entity, you represent and warrant that you have full legal authority to bind your employer or such entity to this License Agreement. If you do not have the requisite authority, you may not accept the License Agreement or use the DK on behalf of your employer or other entity.
3. DK License from RFMicron
3.1 Subject to the terms of this License Agreement, RFMicron grants you a limited, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the DK solely to develop applications for the RFMicron products. 3.2 You agree that RFMicron or third parties own all legal right, title and interest in and to the DK, including any Intellectual Property Rights that subsist in the DK. “Intellectual Property Rights” means any and all rights under patent law, copyright law, trade secret law, trademark law, and any and all other proprietary rights. RFMicron reserves all rights not expressly granted to you. 3.3 You may use the DK only for the express purpose of prototyping a product that incorporates an RFMicron product; you may not use the DK for any purpose not expressly permitted by this License Agreement. 3.4 Use, reproduction and distribution of components of the DK licensed under an open source software license are governed solely by the terms of that open source software license and not this License Agreement. 3.5 You agree that the form and nature of the DK that RFMicron provides may change without prior notice to you and that future versions of the DK may be incompatible with applications developed on previous versions of the DK. You agree that RFMicron may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the DK (or any features within the DK) to you or to users generally at RFMicron’s sole discretion, without prior notice to you. 3.6 Nothing in this License Agreement gives you a right to use any of RFMicron’s trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, or other distinctive brand features. 3.7 You agree that you will not remove, obscure, or alter any proprietary rights notices (including copyright and trademark notices) that may be affixed to or contained within the DK.
4. Use of the DK by You
4.1 RFMicron agrees that it obtains no right, title or interest from you (or your licensors) under this License Agreement in or to any applications that you develop using the DK, including any intellectual property rights that subsist in those applications. 4.2 You agree to use the DK and write applications only for purposes that are permitted by (a) this License Agreement and (b) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions (including any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the United States or other relevant countries). 4.3 You agree that you will not engage in any activity with the DK, including the development or distribution of an application that interferes with, disrupts, damages, or accesses in an unauthorized manner the servers, networks, or other properties or services of any third party. 4.4 You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that RFMicron has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any data, content, or resources that you create, transmit or display through RFMicron and/or applications for RFMicron, and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which RFMicron may suffer) by doing so. 4.5 You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that RFMicron has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under this License Agreement, any applicable third party contract or Terms of Service, or any applicable law or regulation, and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which RFMicron or any third party may suffer) of any such breach.
5. Your Developer Credentials
5.1 You agree that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any developer credentials that may be issued to you by RFMicron or which you may choose yourself and that you will be solely responsible for all applications that are developed under your developer credentials.
6. Privacy and Information
6.1 In order to continually innovate and improve the DK, RFMicron may collect certain usage statistics from the DK including but not limited to a unique identifier, associated IP address, version number of the DK or components thereof, and information on which tools and/or services in the DK are being used and how they are being used. Before any of this information is collected, the DK will notify you and seek your consent. If you withhold consent, the information will not be collected. 6.2 The data collected is examined in the aggregate to improve the DK.
7. Third Party Applications
7.1 If you use the DK to run applications developed by a third party or that access data, content or resources provided by a third party, you agree that RFMicron is not responsible for those applications, data, content, or resources. You understand that all data, content or resources which you may access through such third party applications are the sole responsibility of the person or entity from which they originated and that RFMicron is not liable for any loss or damage that you may experience as a result of the use or access of any of those third party applications, data, content, or resources. 7.2 You should be aware the data, content, and resources presented to you through such a third party application may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by the providers (or by other persons or companies on their behalf). You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on these data, content, or resources (either in whole or in part) unless you have been specifically given permission to do so by the relevant owners. 7.3 You acknowledge that your use of such third party applications, data, content, or resources may be subject to separate terms between you and the relevant third party. In that case, this License Agreement does not affect your legal relationship with these third parties.
8. Using RFMicron APIs
8.1 RFMicron Data APIs 8.1.1 If you use any API to retrieve data from RFMicron, you acknowledge that the data may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by RFMicron or those parties that provide the data (or by other persons or companies on their behalf). Your use of any such API may be subject to additional Terms of Service. You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on this data (either in whole or in part) unless allowed by the relevant Terms of Service.
9. Terminating this License Agreement
9.1 This License Agreement will continue to apply until terminated by either you or RFMicron as set out below. 9.2 If you want to terminate this License Agreement, you may do so by ceasing your use of the DK and any relevant developer credentials. 9.3 RFMicron may at any time, terminate this License Agreement with you if: (A) you have breached any provision of this License Agreement; or (B) RFMicron is required to do so by law; or (C) the partner with whom RFMicron offered certain parts of DK (such as APIs) to you has terminated its relationship with RFMicron or ceased to offer certain parts of the DK to you; or (D) RFMicron decides to no longer provide the DK or certain parts of the DK to users in the country in which you are resident or from which you use the service, or the provision of the DK or certain DK services to you by RFMicron is, in RFMicron’s sole discretion, no longer commercially viable. 9.4 When this License Agreement comes to an end, all of the legal rights, obligations and liabilities that you and RFMicron have benefited from, been subject to (or which have accrued over time whilst this License Agreement has been in force) or which are expressed to continue indefinitely, shall be unaffected by this cessation, and the provisions of paragraph 14.7 shall continue to apply to such rights, obligations and liabilities indefinitely.
10. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
10.1 YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE DK IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE DK IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND FROM RFMICRON. 10.2 YOUR USE OF THE DK AND ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE DK IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH USE. 10.3 RFMICRON FURTHER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
11.1 YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT RFMICRON, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES THAT MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU, INCLUDING ANY LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER OR NOT RFMICRON OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH LOSSES ARISING.
12.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless RFMicron, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or accruing from (a) your use of the DK, (b) any application you develop on the DK that infringes any copyright, trademark, trade secret, trade dress, patent or other intellectual property right of any person or defames any person or violates their rights of publicity or privacy, and (c) any non-compliance by you with this License Agreement.
13. Changes to the License Agreement
13.1 RFMicron may make changes to the License Agreement as it distributes new versions of the DK. When these changes are made, RFMicron will make a new version of the License Agreement available on the website where the DK is made available.
14. General Legal Terms
14.1 This License Agreement constitutes the whole legal agreement between you and RFMicron and governs your use of the DK (excluding any arrangements which RFMicron may provide to you under a separate written agreement), and completely replaces any prior agreements between you and RFMicron in relation to the DK. 14.2 You agree that if RFMicron does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in this License Agreement (or which RFMicron has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of RFMicron’s rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to RFMicron. 14.3 If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of this License Agreement is invalid, then that provision will be removed from this License Agreement without affecting the rest of this License Agreement. The remaining provisions of this License Agreement will continue to be valid and enforceable. 14.4 You acknowledge and agree that each member of the group of companies of which RFMicron is the parent shall be third party beneficiaries to this License Agreement and that such other companies shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision of this License Agreement that confers a benefit on (or rights in favor of) them. Other than this, no other person or company shall be third party beneficiaries to this License Agreement. 14.5 EXPORT RESTRICTIONS. THE DK IS SUBJECT TO UNITED STATES EXPORT LAWS AND REGULATIONS. YOU MUST COMPLY WITH ALL DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL EXPORT LAWS AND REGULATIONS THAT APPLY TO THE DK. THESE LAWS INCLUDE RESTRICTIONS ON DESTINATIONS, END USERS AND END USE. 14.6 The rights granted in this License Agreement may not be assigned or transferred by either you or RFMicron without the prior written approval of the other party. Neither you nor RFMicron shall be permitted to delegate their responsibilities or obligations under this License Agreement without the prior written approval of the other party. 14.7 This License Agreement, and your relationship with RFMicron under this License Agreement, shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. You and RFMicron agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Travis, Texas to resolve any legal matter arising from this License Agreement. Notwithstanding this, you agree that RFMicron shall still be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.