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End User License Agreement IMPORTANT NOTICE: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE This license agreement (“License”) is a legal agreement between you (“Licensee” or “you”) and GN Audio A/S, Lautrupbjerg 7, DK-2750 Ballerup, Denmark (“Licensor”) for the software you are about to download (“Software”). BY TICKING OFF THE "ACCEPT" FIELD BELOW YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE WHICH WILL BIND YOU, YOUR COMPANY AND YOUR EMPLOYEES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE DOWNLOADING THE SOFTWARE BY LEAVING THIS INTERNET PAGE OR CLOSING DOWN THIS INTERNET BROWSER. 1. Grant and scope of License 1.1 In consideration of you agreeing to abide by the terms of this License, Licensor hereby grants to you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Software and the technical documentation that Licensor makes available to you in connection therewith (“Documentation”) on the terms stipulated in this License. The License shall only be valid for a period of 12 months which shall commence at the time of your acceptance of this License. 1.2 You may: (a) install and use the Software for your internal business purposes only; (b) install and use the Software for distribution on internal computer networks; and (c) install and use any supplementary software code or update of the Software incorporating "patches" and corrections of errors as provided by Licensor from time to time. 1.3 This License does not in any way modify or vary any warranty terms applicable any hardware product you have purchased. 2. 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Licensor will bear all the costs it incurs (including the fees and expenses of the auditing firm, if any) in conducting an audit, unless the audit reveals that you have failed to comply with this License in a material way, in which case you agree to reimburse Licensor for these costs. 3.2 Licensor will use commercially reasonable efforts to provide error corrections to the Software, as well as minor improvements to the Software, as such corrections and improvements become generally available. Licensor may, in its sole discretion, make developments, upgrades, updates, modifications or enhancements (collectively “Upgrades”) to the Software. Such Upgrades are not made available by Licensor as part of this License and may be subject to additional charges. Should Licensee desire to purchase a license to such Upgrades, the terms and conditions of this License shall apply to such Upgrades. 4. 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For the use of the open source software a separate set of terms and conditions apply which are found at: http://opensource.org/licenses/ms-rl. Furthermore parts of the Software will be covered by Microsoft Public License (http://www.opensource.org/licenses/MS-PL) or MIT license (http://www.opensource.org/licenses/MIT). The open source software is provided “AS IS,” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, AND LICENSOR FURTHER DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, WITH RESPECT TO OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. 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However, Licensor shall be liable for product liability to the extent that such liability emanates from such provisions of the Danish Act on Product Liability that cannot be contractually waived. 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The Software is licensed “as is” and there are no conditions, warranties, representations or other terms, express or implied, that are binding on Licensor except as specifically stated in this License. To the extent permitted by law LICENSOR DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, regardless of whether Licensor knows or had reason to know of Licensee particular needs. No employee, agent, or distributor of Licensor is authorized to modify this warranty, nor to make any additional warranties. 6. Termination 6.1 Licensor may terminate this License immediately by written notice to you if you commit a material or persistent breach of this License which you fail to remedy (if remediable) within 14 days after receipt of written notice requiring you to do so. 6.2 Immediately upon termination for any reason: (a) all rights granted to you under this License shall cease; (b) you must cease all activities authorized by this License; (c) you must immediately pay to Licensor any sums due to Licensor under this License; and (d) you must immediately delete or remove the Software and Documentation from all computer equipment in your possession and immediately destroy or return to Licensor (at Licensor's option) all copies of the Software and Documentation then in your possession, custody or control and, in the case of destruction, certify in writing to Licensor that you have done so. 7. Transfer of rights and obligations 7.1 This License is binding on you and your permitted successors and assigns. 7.2 You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of this License, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without the prior written consent of Licensor. 7.3 Licensor may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of this License, or any of its rights or obligations arising under it, at any time during the term of the License. 8. Notices 8.1 All notices given by you to Licensor must be given to GN Audio A/S at Lautrupbjerg 7, DK-2750 Ballerup, Denmark. 8.2 Licensor may give notice to you at either the e-mail or postal address you provided when you purchased the Software. 8.3 Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately after an e-mail is sent, or three days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee. 9. Event outside Licensor’s control 9.1 The Licensor will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of its obligations under this License that is caused by an event outside its reasonable control (“Force Majeure Event”). 9.2 A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, omission or accident beyond Licensor’s reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks, and the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government. 9.3 Licensor's performance under this License shall be suspended for as long as the Force Majeure Event continues. Licensor shall use its reasonable endeavours to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or find a solution by which its obligations under this License may be performed despite the Force Majeure Event. 10. Waiver 10.1 If Licensor fails, at any time during the term of this License, to insist on strict performance of any of your obligations under this License, or if Licensor fails to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which Licensor is entitled under this License, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations. 10.2 A waiver by Licensor of any default or term or condition shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default or of any other term or condition, but shall apply solely to the instance to which such waiver is directed. 10.3 No waiver by Licensor of any of these terms and conditions shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and signed by Licensor. 11. Severability 11.1 If any of the terms of this License are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will be construed, limited or, if necessary, severed only to the extent necessary to eliminate such invalidity, unlawfulness or unenforceability and to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law. 12. 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