Last Revision: February 16th, 2023
Last Revision: February 16th, 2023
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1.1 License Grant.
Subject to and conditional upon Licensee’s continuous compliance with this Agreement and payment of the applicable fees, RubySketch grants Licensee a nonexclusive, nonsublicensable, nontransferable, limited license to Install and Access the Licensed Materials, in each case solely (a) in the Territory, (b) within the scope of the License Type and Permitted Number specified in the applicable License Identification, and (c) in accordance with the other terms of this Agreement. Various License Types are described in Exhibit A. In any case where the License Identification does not specify a License Type or Permitted Number, or there is no License Identification, the License Type will, by default, be the Evaluation License and the Permitted Number will, by default, be one (1).
1.2 Upgrades and Previous Versions.
1.2.1 Effect of Upgrades.
If RubySketch or a Reseller provides Licensee with an Upgrade to other Licensed Materials previously licensed to Licensee, the Licensed Materials previously licensed to Licensee and any other PlusSpec Materials relating thereto will thereafter be deemed to be a “Previous Version.” Except as set forth in Section 1.2.2 (Exception for Relationship Program Licensees), the license grant and other rights with respect to any Previous Version will terminate one hundred twenty (120) days after Installation of the Upgrade. Within such one hundred twenty (120) day period, except as set forth in Section 1.2.2 (Exception for Relationship Program Licensees), (a) Licensee must cease all use of any Previous Version and Uninstall all copies of the Previous Version, and (b) upon expiration of such period, such Previous Version will no longer constitute Licensed Materials but rather will be deemed to be Excluded Materials and Licensee will no longer have a license for any such Previous Version. At RubySketch’s request, Licensee agrees to destroy or return to RubySketch or the Reseller from which they were acquired all copies of the Previous Version. RubySketch reserves the right to require Licensee to show satisfactory proof that all copies of any Previous Version have been Uninstalled and, if so requested by RubySketch, destroyed or returned to RubySketch or the Reseller from which they were acquired.
1.2.2 Exception for Relationship Program Licensees.
The termination of rights as to Previous Versions described in Section 1.2.1 (Effect of Upgrades) may not apply to Licensee if and to the extent (a) Licensee participates in a Relationship Program and the Relationship Program Terms authorize Licensee to retain such Previous Versions or (b) otherwise authorized in writing by RubySketch.
1.3 Additional Terms.
The Licensed Materials (or portions thereof) may be subject to terms (e.g., terms accompanying such Licensed Materials or made available in connection with ordering, installing, downloading, accessing, using or copying such Licensed Materials) that are in addition to or different from the terms set forth in this Agreement, and Licensee agrees to comply with such terms.
1.4 Other Materials.
If RubySketch provides or makes available to Licensee any additional materials associated with the Licensed Materials, including any corrections, patches, service packs, updates or upgrades to, or new versions of, the Licensed Materials (including Upgrades) or any Supplemental Materials or User Documentation for the Licensed Materials, (a) such additional materials may include or be subject to other terms in addition to or different from the terms set forth in this Agreement (including, without limitation, additional or different fees, license terms, or restrictions on use), and Licensee agrees to comply with such terms, or (b) if there are no other terms for such additional materials, they will (except as otherwise provided by Section 1.2 (Upgrades and Previous Versions)) be subject to the same terms (including, without limitation, the licenses, applicable License Type and Permitted Number, and other terms of this Agreement) as the Licensed Materials to which such additional materials apply. In no event will the foregoing result in any rights with respect to Excluded Materials.
1.5 Authorized Users.
Licensee may permit the Licensed Materials to be Installed and/or Accessed only by Licensee’s Personnel (except as otherwise designated in the applicable License Type), and any such Installation or Access will be subject to any other requirements imposed by this Agreement and the applicable License Type and Permitted Number. Licensee will be responsible for compliance with this Agreement by Licensee’s Personnel and any other persons who may have Access to the PlusSpec Materials through Licensee (whether or not such Access is authorized by PlusSpec or within the scope of the applicable License Type and Permitted Number).
1.6 Third-Party Licensed Materials.
The PlusSpec Materials may contain or be accompanied by third-party software, data or other materials that are subject to and provided in accordance with terms that are in addition to or different from the terms set forth in this Agreement. Such terms may be included or referenced in or with such third-party software, data or other materials (e.g., in the “About box”) or a web page specified by RubySketch (the URL for which may be obtained on PlusSpec’s website or on request to RubySketch). Licensee agrees to comply with such terms. In addition, Licensee will take sole responsibility for obtaining and complying with any licenses that may be necessary to use third-party software, data or other materials that Licensee uses or obtains for use in conjunction with the Licensed Materials. Licensee acknowledges and agrees that RubySketch has no responsibility for, and makes no representations or warranties regarding, such third-party software, data or other materials or Licensee’s use of such third-party software, data or other materials.
1.7 Relationship Programs.
RubySketch may offer to Licensee, and (if so) Licensee may participate in one (1) or more Relationship Programs applicable to the Licensed Materials licensed to Licensee under this Agreement (and such Relationship Programs may include rights in addition to or different from those set forth in this Agreement). Any Relationship Programs are subject to RubySketch’s terms therefore, which terms are set forth in the applicable Relationship Program Terms. Licensee agrees that if it requests, accepts, or makes use of any Relationship Program, Licensee will be bound by such terms, as they may be modified from time to time in accordance with the applicable Relationship Program Terms (and such terms, as so modified from time to time, are a part of and incorporated by reference into this Agreement), and Licensee agrees to comply with such terms. Licensee acknowledges that RubySketch may require a further acceptance of such terms as a condition to participation in a Relationship Program.
RubySketch may provide, and Licensee may elect to receive or benefit from, certain Services from time to time. Any Services are subject to RubySketch’s terms therefore, which terms are set forth in the applicable Services Terms. Licensee agrees that if it requests, accepts, or makes use of any Services, Licensee will be bound by such terms, as they may be modified from time to time in accordance with the applicable Services Terms (and such terms, as so modified from time to time, are a part of and incorporated by reference into this Agreement), and Licensee agrees to comply with such terms. Licensee acknowledges that RubySketch may require a further acceptance of such terms as a condition to providing Services.
1.9 Archival Copy.
Licensee’s license under Section 1.1 (License Grant) includes the right to make a single archival copy of the Licensed Materials in the Territory, provided that (a) the single-copy limitation will not apply to copies made as an incidental part of a routine backup of Licensee’s entire computer system on which the Licensed Materials are Installed in accordance with this Agreement, where such backup includes the making of copies of substantially all other software on such computer system and (b) any archival copy may be Accessed or Installed (other than on a backup storage medium from which the Licensed Materials cannot be Accessed) only when and for so long as the primary copy of the Licensed Materials is inaccessible and inoperable. Copies of the Licensed Materials that are Installed and are in excess of the Permitted Number at any time while the primary copy of the Licensed Materials is also Accessible are not “archival copies” as permitted under this Section 1.9 (Archival Copy).
1.10 Nature of Licenses.
Licensee acknowledges and agrees that when Licensee acquires a license of Licensed Materials, (including through a Relationship Program or Services), Licensee’s acquisition is neither contingent on the delivery of any future features or functionality nor subject to any public or other comments (oral, written or otherwise) made by RubySketch regarding future features or functionality.
Licensee acknowledges and agrees that any API Information and Development Materials (unless otherwise specified by RubySketch in additional or different terms associated with such API Information or Development Materials) (a) are confidential and proprietary to RubySketch, (b) may not be distributed, disclosed or otherwise provided to third parties, (c) may be used only internally and only in conjunction with and for Licensee’s own authorized internal use of the Licensed Materials to which the API Information or Development Materials relate, such as the development and support of applications, modules and components to operate on or with such Licensed Materials, and (d) may only be Installed on the same Computer(s) where such Licensed Materials are permitted to be Installed. Notwithstanding the foregoing or Section 3 (All Rights Reserved), if Licensee develops any such applications, modules and components in accordance with this Agreement, nothing in this Agreement will prohibit Licensee from using such applications, modules and components with (and porting such applications, modules and components to) other software and hardware (including the software and hardware of third parties), if such applications, modules and components (i) do not incorporate or embody any Development Materials or other PlusSpec Materials (other than the API Information that was used in the development thereof in accordance with this Agreement) and (ii) do not disclose the API Information. For purposes of this Section
1.11 (APIs), (A) “API Information” means the standard applications programming interface (“API”) information generally provided by RubySketch to licensees of the Licensed Materials that specifies the requirements for interfacing to (e.g., invoking or directing the functions of) the software included in such Licensed Materials; and (B) “Development Materials” means SDKs and other toolkits, libraries, scripts, reference or sample code, and similar developer materials included in the Licensed Materials. API Information does not include any implementation of such interface information, any Development Materials, or any other software, module or component. You may not use the RubySketch Software in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair RubySketch ‘s services (e.g., you may not use the RubySketch Software in an automated manner), nor may you use Software in any manner that could interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of RubySketch Services.
1.12 Software Licenses.
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This license in no way over rides or changes conditions to the use of Trimble’s Sketchup. RubySketch’s PlusSpec software consists of functionality available in Trimble SketchUp (free version) as well as functionality available only in SketchUp Pro. RubySketch’s PlusSpec software can be made available to you without charge on a trial basis for your evaluation purposes of its functionality. For a limited time only upon formal request through the PlusSpec website will this provision be granted and may be determined by RubySketch from time to time at its sole discretion. The time remaining during the trial will be displayed within the Software. To continue using the PlusSpec functionality after the expiration of the trial period, you will be automatically charged, or you will be asked to pay the applicable license fee at https://www.plusspec.com/, or other URL that RubySketch may provide from time to time. You may decide to purchase the license without going through the evaluation process and may choose to pay the applicable license fee upon which you will be guided to the appropriate location for download and activation.
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