2.2. Authorized users. Only authorized users can access and use the software. Some software may allow you to determine different types of authorized users, in which case prices and functions may vary depending on the type of user allowed. You are responsible for compliance with this agreement by all authorized users, including the processing of your data by authorized users and for any costs incurred by authorized users (or the addition of authorized users). Any use of the Software must be made exclusively in the interest of you or your related companies (unless expressly authorized in section 2.3 below) and must be within the domain of use. A software license is a document that contains legally binding guidelines for the use and distribution of software. In other cases, the software license agreement is not or cannot be negotiated in full or in part. The following checklist is for the licensing of enterprise software in which the licensee installs and uses the software on the licensee`s premises.
If the software is in the cloud or in another remote hosting environment, you should see this article on SaaS contracts. If the software is provided as part of a master service contract that includes the work instruction license, see the Master Services Agreement Guide and the Work Statement Guide. A typical software license gives the licensee, usually an end user, permission to use one or more copies of software in a way that might otherwise constitute a copyright infringement of the software owner`s exclusive rights under copyright. Under an LGPL license, developers have the right to link to open source libraries within their own software. The resulting code can be licensed under any other type of license – even proprietary – when projects are compiled or associated to include an LGPL-licensed library. A software license is a contract between the entity that created and provided an application, source code or related product and the end user. The license is a text document designed to protect the intellectual property of the software developer and limit any claims that may result from its use. Most software files are covered by one of two categories that present marked differences in how they are considered by copyright: Open Source and proprietary software license may also impose additional restrictions and conditions: However, for some transactions, acceptance tests may be appropriate, for example. B if significant adjustments are made (see below) to allow the licensee to use the software or integrate it into its entire IT environment.