Personal Use Only

The product can only be used for personal activities, such as reading. It can't be resold or modified in any way. Personal use includes making backup copies. The product cannot be distributed in any way. This is normally used for things like ebooks and commonly referred to as the abbreviation PUO.

What can be done with this license? What can't be done with this license?
Use the product according to "fair use" principles, including:
  •  Reading
  •  Studying
  •  Non-profit teaching
  •  Private performances
  •  Sell the product
  •  Sell the rights to the product
  •  Modify the product
  •  Claim the copyright to the product

Read the full license text for a thorough explanation of how the product can be used.

Distribly statement

Unless prior consent has been given, Distribly does not authorize the use of the trademark "Distribly" or any other trademark, logo, or copyright belonging to Distribly except for the purpose of indicating that the Product is distributed through Distribly and under a license originating from the Distribly service. This License remains the property of Distribly and may only be used in association with the distribution and use of the Product identified therein. The License may not be used, except for the aforementioned use, for any purpose in its current or modified form. This statement does not form a part of the License.

1. License

This License is made and entered into by and between the seller of the product, hereafter referred to as "Licensor"; and the purchaser of the product, hereafter referred to as "you"; on the date at which the product is made available to you for download from Distribly, hereafter referred to as the "Effective date".

In exchange for the right to use the Product in accordance with this License, you shall pay the Licensor the sum shown on the Product's URL, or the equivalent amount in any relevant currency, subject to any additional charges.

This License grants you the right to use the Product for your own personal use only. Relevant copyright and intellectual property laws and regulations still apply. The Product may not be used in any way which contradicts the terms of this License.

THE LICENSOR AGREES TO GRANT YOU THE RIGHTS CONTAINED IN THIS LICENSE ON THE PROVISION THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT THE CONDITIONS LAID OUT BELOW. BY USING THE PRODUCT IN ANY OF THE WAYS PERMITTED BY THIS LICENSE, YOU ACCEPT THIS LICENSE AND AGREE TO THE CONDITIONS HEREIN.

2. Summary of terms used in this document

License.  This document is the License and all references to "License", unless otherwise stated, refer to this License.

You.  This is the person or entity that is accepting the conditions of this License and has permission from the Licensor to use the Product in accordance with the terms of this License.

Product.  This is the subject of the License. The Product includes the physical or digital reproduction of the literary or artistic work, any intellectual property associated with the work as well as any intangible elements which are inherently part of the work. Product also refers to all parts which constitute the Product and can be recognized as belonging to, or originating from, the Product. The Product, for the purposes of this License is based on the file, or files purchased and downloaded via Distribly.

Rights.  These are the permissions granted by the terms of this License.

Non-exclusive.  This means that the Product is offered not only to you, but also to others who the Licensor chooses to sell the Product to. This instance of the Product and the associated License has no connection to any other instance of the Product which is available or will be made available by the Licensor.

Licensor.  This is the person or entity that is offering the Product for sale under the conditions of this License. The Licensor may not necessarily be the creator of the Product.

Effective date.  This is the date on which this License takes effect; it is equivalent to the date on which a version of the Product made available to you on the Distribly website.

Distribute.  This means to make the Product available to any public or private person or entity for their use.

Author.  This is the person or entity that is identified by name or pseudonym in association with the authorship of the Product. Author also includes any other parties required to be named along with the Author according to the copyright, terms of service, or other agreements related to the Product.

3. Legitimate usage

The terms of this License do not restrict the legitimate uses of the Product which are compliant with fair use,copyright, intellectual property and all other applicable laws.

4. Allocation of license

The Licensor grants you this License to exercise the rights contained herein. Subject to the terms and conditions laid out below:

Characteristics.  The License is free from royalties, Non-exclusive and perpetual; commencing at the Effective date as defined above.

Receiving and storage.  You may receive and store the Product in digital or physical form.The Product will be considered received by you when present and available for download through your Distribly account.

Usage.  You may use the Product for your own personal use in whichever media and format is, or will become available to you.

Backups.  You may make backup copies of the Product for your own personal use on the condition that you may not Distribute any backup copies.

The terms described above are valid for all media and associated formats, as well as media and formats not yet in existence. You have the right to modify the Product in order to make your use of the Product possible, in accordance with the terms of this License, in different media and formats.

5. Restrictions

Distribution.  You may not Distribute the Product.

Performance.  You may use the Product as part of a performance only under the conditions of this License. Any performance which includes the Product must be accompanied by the URL for this License, or a reference to it, and must maintain all copyright and intellectual property rights. You must cite as part of the performance, in accordance with the attribution of the Product, if supplied: the name of the Author; the title, or, name of the Product; the URL of the Product, or, an indication as to where the URL of the Product can be located. The accidental failure to cite the above parties and resources shall not be considered a breach of this agreement.

Attribution.  You may only use a citation, as seen in the "Performance" section above, for the attribution of the Product. You may not express or imply any non-existent association with, or, endorsement by the Author, any party attributed to the Product, or, the Licensor; unless prior written consent has been given by the relevant parties. You may not take any action in relation to the Product which may harm the reputation of the Author and their attributed parties.

Modification.  You may not modify or translate the Product. You may not disable or circumvent any Digital Rights Management included with the Product.

Terms.  You may not impose any rights or terms on the Product, or modify the terms of this License without a written agreement between yourself and the Licensor. The URL reference for this License must remain intact and attached to the Product in the form in which you received it. The Licensor, in cases where local jurisdiction deems certain terms of this License to be interpreted differently to how they are stated here, will, whenever possible, waive the right to enforce any terms which are not appropriate, applicable, or, are disallowed by the local jurisdiction.

Copyright and intellectual property.  This License does not grant you any rights of ownership of part, or all, of the original Product, including but not limited to the copyright and intellectual property rights.

6. Warranties and disclaimer

UNLESS AGREED BY BOTH PARTIES IN WRITING OR STATED ELSEWHERE IN THIS LICENSE, THE PRODUCT IS OFFERED "AS IS" AND "WITH ALL FAULTS" BY THE LICENSOR AND INCLUDES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED; INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, THE ABSENCE OR PRESENCE OF ERRORS, THE ACCURACY OF INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PRODUCT, WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY. IF THE LOCAL JURISDICTION DISALLOWS THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THEN IMPLIED WARRANTIES SHALL BE INCLUDED IN THIS LICENSE.

7. Limitation of liability

THE LICENSOR IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS LICENSE AND ITS USE OR THE PRODUCT AND ITS USE, INCLUDING SITUATIONS WHERE YOU HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. LIABILITY WILL ONLY BE ASSUMED TO THE EXTENT REQUIRED BY ANY APPLICABLE LAWS WHICH OVERRIDE THIS STATEMENT.

8. Termination of this license

This License can be terminated with the written consent of both parties. This License will terminate upon any breach of the terms of this License by you. Any terms which should normally still apply after the termination of this License, will still apply.

Excluding the event of a termination of this License and barring any amendment agreed upon in writing by both parties, this License is perpetual, dependent on the duration of any copyright and intellectual property rights associated with the Product.

9. The licensor

The Licensor agrees that:

They have obtained sufficient rights to grant this License for the Product, or;

  • The Product was created solely by the Licensor, their employees, while they were under their employment, or, independent contractors who surrender all global claims and interest in the Product to the Licensor.
  • The Licensor is the owner of all rights covering tangible forms of the Product as well as all intellectual property rights.

The Product and all rights protecting it are free from encumbrances, including but not limited to, security interests, other licenses and charges which would conflict with the terms of this License.

The use of the Product in its given form does not infringe upon the privacy, moral, or any other rights of any third party.

The Product is not in the public domain.

The Licensor has full power and authority to enter into this License.

10. Other terms

Any part of this License which is not able to be applied or enforced for any reason, shall not affect the applicability or enforceability of the remainder of the terms in this License.

All notices, requests and other communications given in relation to this License, must be in writing and sent by registered mail or delivered by hand. Notice will be considered to have been given when the item is received, or five business days after the item has been posted. Distribly does not share the addresses of its members. Addresses for communication must be obtained by contacting the other party.

Any modifications to this License must be agreed upon in writing by both parties.

Apart from any agreed upon modifications to this License, this License represents the entire agreement between you and the Licensor for the use of the Product as stated herein and replaces any prior or simultaneous agreements.

You shall notify the Licensor of any claims in a timely manner, and shall assist, at the Licensor's expense, in defending any claim. If a dispute arises between you and the Licensor which requires proceedings in order to be resolved, the prevailing party will be entitled to receive reasonable compensation for costs associated with the proceedings.

This License remains the property of Distribly and is valid for the Product only. Copying or modification of this license, or any part thereof, is not permitted.

This License is governed by the laws of all relevant countries involved.

This License is binding to the heirs of the Licensor and their representatives.

11. Distribly disclaimer

DISTRIBLY IS NOT A PARTY TO THIS LICENSE AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES FOR THE PRODUCT. DISTRIBLY IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS LICENSE AND ITS USE OR THE PRODUCT AND ITS USE. THE ONLY EXCEPTION TO THE ABOVE SENTENCES IS IF DISTRIBLY NAMES ITSELF AS A PARTY TO THE LICENSE.

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