- IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.
THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT PRINTED BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS, THEN YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE SOFTWARE OR ANY PART OF THE SOFTWARE IN ANY WAY. BY USING THIS PRODUCT, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT.
- THE AGREEMENT
This document is a legal agreement between Dynamsoft Corporation, Canada, hereafter referred to as "Dynamsoft", and the user of the software, hereafter referred to as "You".
"SOFTWARE": The "Dynamic Web TWAIN" software and all accompanying components, parts and documentation that have been developed by Dynamsoft.
- GRANT OF LIMITED LICENSE
- EVALUATION LICENSE
Dynamsoft grants You a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, personal license to use the SOFTWARE for evaluation purposes for 30 days. An Evaluation License does grant you the right to distribute the SOFTWARE.
- WEB SERVER LICENSE
A Web Server License is required to deploy web applications that use the SOFTWARE to one web server. Once a Web Server License has been purchased, an unlimited number of end users are permitted to use the web application on the server.
The SOFTWARE is licensed on a per domain (i.e. a top-level or second-level domain), per server (i.e., a physical or virtual server) basis. For example, You would require 2 web server licenses to deploy your application on www.dynamsoft.com and www.dynamsoft.ca. You would also require two licenses to deploy your application on www.dynamsoft.com and www.microsoft.com.
Types of Web Server Licenses:
- Production Web Server License - Each production web server requires a normal Web Server License.
- Non-production Server License -
When purchasing licenses for non-production servers you can enjoy a 50% discount off the price of a regular Web Server License. Development servers, testing servers, and staging servers are all considered non-production servers.
- Cloud-based License - If You deploy an application built using the SOFTWARE to a cloud environment (e.g., Microsoft Azure, Amazon EC2), You will need a Cloud-based License. Each cloud server upon which You deploy the application requires a separate license.
- DESKTOP LICENSE
Dynamsoft grants You a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the ActiveX edition of the SOFTWARE and the accompanying materials for the purpose of desktop applications development.
A Desktop License does not grant You permission to deploy the SOFTWARE on internet or intranet based web servers.
A single desktop License grants only one developer the right to use the SOFTWARE for development purposes.
- LICENSING FEES
- Initial Payment
An initial payment shall be made, which includes the SOFTWARE license fee and the annual maintenance fee for the first year (alternatively, a 3-year maintenance fee payment can be made).
- Annual Maintenance Contract Renewal
So long as this Agreement remains in effect, You will need a valid annual maintenance contract for the following purposes:
- Deploy multiple different applications that use the SOFTWARE to a server.
- Free upgrades to the SOFTWARE when new versions become available
- Premier technical support
The annual maintenance fee is due one year after the original SOFTWARE purchase date, and will come due on that date each year thereafter.
You must NOT distribute the DynamicWebTwain.lic file under any circumstances.
Your product is targeted to end users. The end user application you develop using the SOFTWARE must not be another development tool designed to be used for creating other end user applications.
Users of end user applications you develop using the SOFTWARE may not further use the SOFTWARE, in whole or in part, for software development, copying or distribution. You must enforce this restriction in a separate agreement between You and the end user of your applications.
Evaluation License holders are granted the use of only one copy of the SOFTWARE per Evaluation License. The SOFTWARE is "in-use" on a computer when it is loaded into temporary memory (i.e. RAM) or installed into the storage device of that computer.
You may make a single copy of the SOFTWARE for backup purposes only.
You are not permitted to directly or indirectly expose the properties and methods of the SOFTWARE.
All rights reserved. You may not use, copy, modify, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, sell, transfer, hire, lend or otherwise distribute the SOFTWARE or any accompanying materials in whole or in part, except as expressly provided for in this agreement.
Dynamsoft shall remain the owner of the SOFTWARE.
This license does not confer any ownership rights to the licensee.
- WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMERS
THIS SOFTWARE AND THE ACCOMPANYING FILES ARE SOLD "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ANY USE BY YOU OF THE SOFTWARE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
NO LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE SHALL DYNAMSOFT BE RELIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM THE USING OR INABILITY TO USE DYNAMSOFT PRODUCTS.
- APPLICABLE LAWS
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of Canada.