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WEBFONT END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT

Thank you for choosing to license a Sharp Type Co. font and typeface.  By installing this Font Software, you are acknowledging that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by the terms of this End User License Agreement (the “EULA” or “License”). This EULA is between you and Sharp Type Co. (“we”, “us” “Sharp Type” or “Licensor”).  If you have any questions relating to your rights to use the Font Software or would like to obtain an addendum to permit any use not included here, please contact us at licensing@sharptype.co.

  1. License and Fee 
    You are licensing the “Font Software” from us.  This non-transferable License is for your personal or commercial use of the Font Software to create, style and (subject to certain pageview limits) publish HTML documents on the Internet on certain designated URLs. Please note, however, you are not buying the Font Software from Sharp Type, and so, you may only use the Font Software as expressly permitted in this EULA.  All rights that are not specifically granted under this EULA are reserved by us.  The license will not be effective until our receipt of the license fee, which fee is a one-time payment and is deemed fully earned upon our receipt.

  2. Grant 
    This EULA gives you the non-transferable and limited right to install and use the Font Software to create, style, edit and display text via the CSS@font-face rule (i) at those specified Internet domain(s) owned and controlled by you, and (ii) provided that the display at such domain(s) will not exceed the monthly number of unique pageviews you specified in the license table.

  3.  Permitted Uses 
    The following uses are expressly permitted under this Agreement (and all other use is prohibited and reserved to Sharp Type, unless you have an addendum or another applicable license from us): 
    1. This License grants you the right, as set forth above to use the Font Software to create, style, edit and display HTML documents at the domain(s) specified by you in your order form, provided that you own and control the domain(s).   
    2. You may display the content created by the Font Software for up to the monthly number of unique pageviews you selected from the license table at the time you downloaded the Font Software. (This “monthly” pageview calculation take into consideration the number of pageviews for any three (3) contiguous months at the specified domain(s), and dividing such pageviews by three.)   Please note  that you are solely responsible for selecting the number of pageview for which this License applies, and you will not be entitled to any refund, credit or discount in the event that your website has less traffic (i.e. fewer pageviews) than the amounts you selected in your order form.  In the event that your pageviews exceed the designated amount, you must purchase an upgrade which allows for those additional monthly pageviews.
  4. Specific Restrictions on Use (i.e. What Uses are Prohibited)
    1. You may not use the Font Software to create websites, webpages, articles or documents for display on others’ domain names or websites.  (i.e. You must own and control the domain(s) where the content created by the Font Software is displayed).  You also may not, of course, use the Font Software in excess of pageview limits you specify upon download.
    2. This is not a  “Desktop”, “Application”,  or “eBook /ePub”)  license, and therefore, You  agree that you will not  use the Font Software to create (or adorn) documents, stationery, signage or other printed materials, or in any “static” or embedded digital materials (such as, without limitation, pdf, ePub or other eReader file, iOS, TTF, or OTF) files, and you further agree that you will not embed the Font Software in any software application, web-based or otherwise  (including in any word processor or presentation software).
    3. This also is not a “Broadcast “or “Webcast” license and therefore grants no rights to the Licensee to use the Font Software to create text that will be displayed or used in audio-visual works (including video) broadcast via network, cable, satellite or other television (or any such channel’s online website(s)), any online subscription-based services, (such as NetFlix or Hulu), or celebrity webseries, whether on the Internet or broadcast through other media. 
      1. We offer licenses for most of the above-uses at our website, or, if you are seeking “broadcast” or “webcast” rights, please contact us at licensing@sharptype.co.  
  5. General Restrictions 
    1. No Transfer/Copying.  You agree that you will not, directly or indirectly, rent, lease, sublicense, transfer, host, make available or sell the Font Software to any third party (except as specifically permitted in this Agreement), nor will you make any use of the Font Software in competition with the business or patronage of Sharp Type.  You further agree that the Font Software shall not be copied (except as expressly permitted here), in whole or in part, decompiled, "reverse-engineered", disassembled, altered, or otherwise accessed in any way in order to derive the source code for the Font Software or used in any way to create a derivative work, and that you also will take commercially reasonable precautions to secure the Font Software to prevent unlicensed end users from accessing the Font Software and using it in violation of this Agreement.
    2. Restrictions as to Number of Users (CPUs).  If this is a multi-user license, it is limited to the number of users you have selected from the Sharp Type licensing table, and you may install and use the Font Software on a “LAN”, so long as (i) your use does not exceed the number of users permitted by the license and (ii) those persons using the Font Software are employees of your organization.
    3. No Cloud Hosting.  You agree that you shall not, under any circumstances, host the Font Software in the cloud or any enterprise server or otherwise make the Font Software available on the internet.  You may, however, store the Font Software for your permitted uses via a secure, password protected, cloud based service such as Dropbox, so long as you do not provide a copy to any person(s) not permitted under the terms of this license.
  6. Intellectual Property
    The designs embodied in the Font Software and any trademarks associated therewith are the exclusive property of Sharp Type and/or its designers, and are protected by the copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws of the United States, by the copyright and design laws of other nations, and by other international treaties.  If you modify, alter or “improve” the Font Software in any way, you will have violated this license, and in addition to any other remedy available to Sharp Type, you agree and acknowledge that all  such modifications shall be considered “derivative works” of the Font Software, and shall be owned exclusively by Sharp Type. Please note: If you use the Font Software in a manner or for a purpose where design credits are displayed, credit for the typeface must be provided by font name and to “Sharp Type Co.”

  7. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
    We take care to provide Font Software that meets or exceeds the standards of the industry; even so, however, we do not warrant that the Font Software will operate uninterrupted or error-free, and we will not be responsible for any failure of the Font Software to operate with any system(s) or computer program(s) or accessories you may have.  We further will not be responsible for any damage to your hardware, systems, or for the disclosure or loss of data, profit or goodwill, or for any lack of legibility of any text or typeface produced by the Font Software.

    In the event that, within ten (10) days after the effective date of this Agreement the Font Software provided to you is discovered to be corrupted or otherwise flawed through no act or omission on your part, and provided that such defect can be reproduced by Sharp Type during its review of the Font Software, we may, in our sole discretion, elect to either provide you with a replacement copy of the then-current Font Software, or refund to you the License Fee we have received from you. This replacement or refund shall take place in due course.

    Notwithstanding the foregoing, and any other provision in this EULA, Sharp Type’s maximum total cumulative liability arising from the Font Software under any type of claim (i.e. whether tort or breach of contract) shall not exceed the amount License Fee that we have received from you in connection with this EULA. 

    In the event that a third party brings a claim against us in connection with your use of the Font Software or this EULA, you agree to indemnify and hold Sharp Type harmless from all claims, judgments, liabilities, expenses, or costs arising in connection with such claim.

  8. Termination
    Please be advised that Sharp Type may terminate this EULA if you violate any of the terms and conditions stated herein, and will be effective immediately upon your receipt of written notice from Sharp Type (which may be given by email).  Upon termination of this EULA for any reason, you must delete and otherwise destroy the Font Software and any unauthorized derivatives of such software in your possession and control, and you shall promptly submit a declaration signed by an officer of your organization (or you, if use is personal), certifying such destruction and/or deletion, and further certifying that the Font Software has not been made available by you to any unlicensed person or third party.  The termination of this or any other EULA by Sharp Type will not entitle you to any pro-rata refund of any License Fee you may have paid, and will be without prejudice to Sharp Type’s entitlement to damages in connection with any violation of this EULA.
    1. Miscellaneous/Legal
      1. Governing Law, Jurisdiction.  This EULA is governed by the laws of New York, without regard to New York’s conflict or choice of law provisions.  Any action or proceeding arising from this Agreement will be heard exclusively in the courts located in the City, County and State of New York. You further agree that you will not initiate, participate in, or join as a class member, any class action or arbitration proceeding arising from or relating this EULA or the Font Software.
      2. Severability.  If any provision of this EULA shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this EULA shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent any express or implied restrictions are not permitted by applicable laws, these express or implied restrictions shall remain in force and effect to the maximum extent permitted by such applicable laws.
      3. Audit.  We may, at any time, request an audit in order to confirm that you are complying with the terms of this EULA.  Within 10 days after receiving a notice of audit from Sharp Type, you will provide a certified statement of the computers, servers, websites, applications or other sources where the Font Software may reside, be saved or be accessed, (with all identification information, including serial or other identifying numbers), and you will permit Sharp Type or its designated agent to inspect (in person or via remote access) during normal business hours the Font Software and your facilities, machines, and records to verify your compliance with this EULA. In the event the audit reveals any noncompliance, you will make payment to Sharp Type within fifteen (15) days in connection with any applicable units of the Font Software, provided, however, that this will not limit Sharp’s rights and remedies.  The obligations and terms set forth in this section will survive termination of this Agreement for a period of one (1) year.
      4. Amendment.  This EULA may not be modified without the written consent of Sharp Type Co.  However, please note that, in consideration of the fact that (i) this License is not limited to a specific duration (so long as you comply with its terms), and (ii) technological innovations and advances (including, for example, 3-D printing and hologram technology) may materially impact various provisions of this agreement, we reserve the right, from time to time, to unilaterally modify the terms of this License in order to preserve its original intent and permitted use, and to update any provisions that might be impaired, or rendered obsolete or incomplete by changing technology or new digital or physical formats.  Any such changes shall be effective the earlier of the date of publication of any notice of the amendment on our website or any email sent to the address you provide us at the time of your License.
        1. Merger. This EULA (and any addenda purchased or provided herewith) constitutes the entire understanding between you and Sharp Type, and supersedes all previous agreements, promises, representations and negotiations between you and Sharp Type concerning the Font Software.
        2.  Assignment. While your obligations under this EULA are binding on your heirs, successors and assigns, please note that you may not assign or transfer this EULA – even to a successor in interest to your organization, any parent company, or other business.   On the other hand, Sharp Type reserves the right to assign its interests under this EULA and the Font Software in its sole and absolute discretion.
        3. Termination/Fees. In the event that you violate this EULA (including the termination or audit provisions), you agree to pay Sharp Type’s reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred in connection with any audit, action or proceeding relating to such violation.  This provision will survive termination of this EULA for any reason.
        4. Waiver. Sharp Type Co.’s failure to enforce any provision of this agreement will not constitute a waiver and, in fact, no waiver of any provision or right set forth in this EULA will be effective unless set forth in a writing signed by the party against whom the waiver is to be enforced. 
  9. Thanks!
    Thank you for choosing to license a Sharp Type font.  We sincerely hope that you will think of Sharp Type Co. in connection with your future (expanded) typeface needs.  If you have any questions about this EULA, please email us at licensing@sharptype.com, and we will do our best to provide you with the information and support to get the right license for your needs. 

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