License and Maintenance Agreement

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License and Maintenance Agreement Regarding Advania Apps
Version: 2022.2

1. Definitions

  • “Advania” means Advania Ísland ehf., reg. no. 590269-7199, Gudrunartun 10, 105 Reykjavik
  • "Confidential Information" means, with respect to Advania, all information which Advania protects against unrestricted disclosure to others, including but not limited to: (a) the Product and Documentation, including without limitation the following information regarding the Product: (i) computer software (object and source codes), programming techniques and programming concepts, methods of processing, system designs embodied in the Program; (ii) benchmark results, manuals, program listings, data structures, flow charts, logic diagrams, functional specifications, file formats; and (iii) discoveries, inventions, concepts, designs, flow charts, documentation, product specifications, application program interface specifications, techniques and processes relating to the Product; (b) the research and development or investigations of Advania; (c) product offerings, content partners, product pricing, product availability, technical drawings, algorithms, processes, ideas, techniques, formulas, data, schematics, trade secrets, know-how, improvements, marketing plans, forecasts and strategies; and (d) any information about or concerning any third party(which information was provided to Advania subject to an applicable confidentiality obligation to such third party). With respect to End User, “Confidential Information” means all information which End User protects against unrestricted disclosure to others and which (i) if in tangible form, End User clearly identifies as confidential or proprietary at the time of disclosure; and (ii) if in intangible form (including disclosure made orally or visually), End User identifies as confidential at the time of disclosure, summarizes the Confidential Information in writing, and delivers such summary within thirty (30) calendar days of any such disclosure.
  • “End User” means the party (including such party‘s employees or third parties for whom such party is responsible for) who holds the License under this EULA.
  • “EULA” means this license and maintenance agreement.
  • “Documentation” means the then-current, generally available, written user manuals and online help and guides for the Product.
  • “License” means the rights to use the Product in accordance with the terms of this EULA and Software Order Form in annex 1.
  • “Product” means the software program which Advania has created and published on Microsoft AppSource and the Documentation, including any associated media and printed materials, and may include any “online” or electronic documentation.

2. Applicability of the EULA

This EULA is a legal agreement between End User and Advania for the Product. By installing, copying, or otherwise using the Product, End User agrees to be bound by the terms of this EULA as well as Advania’s General Terms and Conditions which can be found on www.advania.is.

3. License Fee

The End User is obligated to pay a monthly software license and maintenance fee derived from www.advania.is. The monthly software license and maintenance fee will be invoiced by Advania in accordance with usage on a monthly basis.

Advania may from time to time change the price for the paid subscriptions and will communicate any price changes to end user in advance on reasonable notice. Price changes will take effect at the start of the next subscription period following the date of the price change. Subject to applicable law, by continuing to use the product after the price change takes effect, you will have accepted the new price. If you do not agree to a price change, you can reject the change by unsubscribing from the applicable paid subscription prior to the price change going into effect.

Tax rates are based on the rates applicable at the time of your monthly charge. Any change in Tax rate will be automatically applied.

Advania is obliged to provide the End User with new releases through Microsoft AppSource, scheduled patches/corrections or upgrades to the Software under this End User License Agreement as they become available. Advania does not guarantee updates with any certain frequency, nor that the Product will be updated simultaneously to Dynamics 365 Business Central upgrades.

4. Term and Termination

Unless otherwise specified in writing between Advania and the End User, this EULA is effective until terminated for in accordance with paragraph 2 of this Clause 4.
This EULA will terminate automatically if End-User: (a) becomes insolvent; (b) files any proceeding in bankruptcy or acquires the status of a bankrupt; (c) has a receiver or receiver manager appointed with respect to it or any of its assets; (d) seeks the benefit of any statute providing protection from creditors. Advania may also terminate this EULA for default if End User breaches any provision of this EULA. Any termination of this EULA shall be without prejudice to each right and/or remedy which Advania may possess against End User under this EULA, at law and/or otherwise. Upon any termination or expiration of this EULA: i) all licenses granted by Advania shall immediately terminate; and ii) End User shall immediately cease use of the Product and the related documentation.

5. Ownership Rights

The Product (including but not limited to any images, photographs, animations, video, audio, music, text and “applets” incorporated into the Product), the Documentation and any copies of the Product are owned by Advania and is protected by Icelandic copyright laws, and other applicable laws in the countries in which it is being used.

Advania retains all right, title and interest in and to the Product, including all copyrights, patents, trade secret rights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights therein. The End User’s possession, installation, or Use of the Product does not transfer to the End User any title to the intellectual property in the Product, and the End User will not acquire any rights to the Product except as expressly set forth in this EULA. Therefore, the End User must treat the Product like any other copyrighted material except that the End User may either (a) make one copy of the Product solely for backup or archival purposes or (b) install the Product on a single computer provided the End User keeps the original solely for backup or archival purposes. The End user may not copy the Documentation. Any copy of the Product and Documentation authorized to be made hereunder must contain the same proprietary notices that appear on and in the Product and Documentation.

6. Restrictions

This EULA grants End User non-exclusive, non-assignable named user license to use the Product as provided for in this EULA. End User may not rent or lease the Product or otherwise transfer the rights under this EULA to a third party without the express written consent of Advania to be provided at Advania’s sole discretion. End User may not reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the Product, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation.

No other authorizations are given, and all other uses are prohibited. This does not exclude any rights to the extent that they are conferred by and may not be excluded under applicable law.

7. Warranty

The Product is provided “as is” and Advania makes no warranty as to its use or performance. Advania warrants that the Product will conform to the Documentation. Advania does not warrant that the operation of the Product shall be uninterrupted or error free or that all defects can be corrected. All other warranties than specifically and expressly provided for in this Section and this EULA are specifically excluded, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and any warranty arising by statute, operation of law, course of dealing or performance, or usage of trade. Advania makes no warranty as to third party software, such rights to be claimed form such third party.

The Product as delivered to the End User is warranted to conform substantially as described for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of installation or delivery to the End User, whichever comes first.

8. Limitation of Liability

Advania will not be responsible under this Agreement

  • if the Product is not used in accordance with the Documentation; or
  • if the defect or liability is caused by End-User, a modification or add-on (other than a modification or add-on made by Advania which is provided through an Advania support service or under warranty), or third-party software.
  • if the claim or damages arise from inherently dangerous use of the Product.

To the extent permitted by applicable law and except for claims regarding violation of Advania’s intellectual property rights or violation of its confidentiality obligations herein, Advania’s total liability and End User’s sole and exclusive remedy for any claim of any type whatsoever, arising out of the Product, will be limited to proven direct damages caused by Advania’s sole negligence in an amount not to exceed the price paid by End User for the Product from which such claim arises.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, neither End User nor Advania (including Advania’s suppliers) will (i) have liability whatsoever for any special, consequential, punitive, exemplary, incidental, or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, pure economic loss, costs, charges expenses, loss of profits, loss of business, depletion of goodwill or similar losses, loss of goods, loss of contract, loss of use, loss or corruption of data revenues, data and/or use) even if advised of the possibility thereof (ii) be liable for the cost of purchasing replacement services, lost profits or loss of goodwill.

The limitation of liability in this Section 8 shall not apply to liability for death or personal injury to the extent that applicable law prohibits such limitation.  Solely to the extent that an applicable jurisdiction does not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, this limitation and exclusion does not apply.

The foregoing provisions of this Section 8 shall be enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

Any claim End User may bring under this EULA must be brought within one (1) year after End User licensing of the Program.

9. Indemnity

End User will indemnify, hold harmless and, upon Advania’s request, defend Advania against any claims, liabilities and expenses (including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees) arising from or related to any failure by End User to comply with any provision of this EULA or arising from or related to the acts or omissions of End User.
Advania will defend the End User from all third-party claims, actions and lawsuits that are caused by the Product’s infringement of a copyright, trademark or patent in Iceland. Advania’s obligations under this Section are subject to (a) End User providing Advania with prompt written notice of any claim or lawsuit, (b) Advania having sole control of the defense and all negotiations for settlement or compromise thereof and (c) End User reasonably cooperating in the defense of such claim or lawsuit. Advania agrees to pay all settlements entered into by Advania, judgments finally awarded against End User and all attorney’s fees and expenses for counsel hired by Advania. End User may elect to participate in any such action with counsel of its own choice and expense. Advania will have no liability if the alleged infringement is based upon: (i) a combination of non Advania products, (ii) use for a purpose or in a manner not proscribed by Advania, (iii) use of an older version of Product when use of a newer Product would have avoided infringement (iv) any modification not made with Advania s written approval or any modification made by Advania due to Advania’s specific instructions, or (v) any intellectual property right owned or license by End User, its end users or any of its/their affiliates.

10. Confidentiality

Confidential Information shall not be reproduced in any form except as required to accomplish the intent of this Agreement. Any reproduction of any Confidential Information of the other shall remain the property of the disclosing party and shall contain any and all confidential or proprietary notices or legends which appear on the original. With respect to the Confidential Information of the other, each party: (a) shall take all Reasonable Steps (defined below) to keep all Confidential Information strictly confidential; and (b) shall not disclose any Confidential Information of the other to any person other than its bona fide individuals whose access is necessary to enable it to exercise its rights hereunder. As used herein “Reasonable Steps” means those steps the receiving party takes to protect its own similar proprietary and confidential information, which shall not be less than a reasonable standard of care. Confidential Information of either party disclosed prior to execution of this Agreement shall be subject to the protections afforded hereunder.
The above restrictions on the use or disclosure of the Confidential Information shall not apply to any Confidential Information that: (a) is independently developed by the receiving party without reference to the disclosing party’s Confidential Information, or is lawfully received free of restriction from a third party having the right to furnish such Confidential Information; (b) has become generally available to the public without breach of this Agreement by the receiving party; (c) at the time of disclosure, was known to the receiving party free of restriction; (d) is required to be disclosed by the effect of law, regulation, order of a court or another governmental or administrative body or (e) the disclosing party agrees in writing is free of such restrictions.

11. Miscellaneous

This EULA constitutes the entire agreement between the parties hereto pertaining to the subject matter hereof, superseding any and all previous proposals, representations or statement, oral or written. Any previous agreements between the parties regarding the subject matter of this EULA are hereby expressly cancelled and terminated. The terms of this EULA shall supersede the terms of any invoice or purchase order issued by either party. Any modifications to these conditions must be in writing and signed by the authorized representatives of both parties hereto.
The waiver by either party of a breach or default of any of the provisions of this EULA by the other party shall not be construed as a waiver of any succeeding breach of the same or other provisions, nor shall any delay or omission on the part of either party to exercise or avail itself of any right, power or privilege that it has or may have hereunder operate as a waiver of any breach or default by the other party.
If any provision of this EULA is found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalidity or unenforceability of such provision shall not affect the other provisions of this EULA, and all provisions not affected by such invalidity or unenforceability shall remain in full force and effect. The parties hereby agree to attempt to substitute for any invalid or unenforceable provision a valid or enforceable provision, which achieves to the greatest extent possible the economic legal and commercial objectives of the invalid or unenforceable provision.

11. Force Majeure

Except for payment obligations pursuant to this EULA or any obligations relating to the protection of or restrictions applicable to the other party’s confidential information or intellectual property, neither party shall be liable to the other in breach of this EULA by reason of any failure or delay in performance of its obligations to the extent such failure or delay arises (and only for the duration that the affected party is precluded from performing) as a result of fire, disaster, explosion, vandalism, storm, adverse weather conditions, national strikes, labor disputes or disruptions, epidemic, wars, national emergencies, riots, civil disturbances, shortages of materials, actions or inactions of Government authorities, terrorist acts, lockout, work stoppages, border delays, failures or interruptions of utilities or telecommunications equipment or services, system failures or any other cause or event that is beyond the reasonable control of the party („Force Majeure“).
The normal trade between the parties shall be restored as soon as any event of Force Majeure ceases. Where an event of force majeure continues for more than 90 days the party not directly involved in the event constituting force majeure, shall be entitled to forthwith terminate this EULA subject to a written notification to that effect. Where this EULA is terminated under this provision neither party shall be entitled to claim compensation or damages from the other party by reason of the termination.

12. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This EULA is governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of Iceland.
Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connections with this EULA or in connection with any breach, termination or invalidity thereof, shall be settled by the District Court of Reykjavik.
This EULA will not be governed by the conflict of laws rules of any jurisdiction or the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly excluded.