The plain English part
What can I do with the software?
1. Use it for life, with as many PowerPoint, Excel and Word files as you like
2. Use it on a single computer
3. Receive free updates
4. Make unlimited distributions and copies of PowerPoint, Excel and Word files containing limited selections of the graphical assets
5. Use the product and/or the resulting files in public places
6. Make copies for backup purposes
7. Uninstall and transfer the license from one computer to another
8. Create PowerPoint, Excel and Word files containing the full set of graphical assets or more than 50 in a single file, or the full set across multiple files.
What can I NOT do with the software?
1. Modify or decompile it in any way
2. Have it installed on or use it on multiple computers at the same time
3. Resell, loan or rent it for a fee or transfer the license to another person
4. Use it as part of a business service offering eg. for generating client presentations
5. Post any graphical assets on any electronic bulletin board, FTP or file sharing programs
6. Put any graphical assets online in a downloadable format
7. Use any graphical asset in a website at a resolution higher than 72dpi at 640×480 pixels
The full legal part
VICONS END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT ‘EULA’
This EULA is legally binding agreement between you the ‘User’ and the company GMARK Limited ‘GMARK’, registered in the United Kingdom. Throughout this license agreement, ‘Software’ is defined as the executable code contained within the vicons program. icons content ‘Content’ is defined as electronic presentation file(s) that contain content that is designed with the assistance of the vicons. ‘Assets’ are defined as graphic images stored as various electronic file types.
USE OF THE SOFTWARE IS SUBJECT TO THE GMARK SOFTWARE LICENSE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW. USING THE SOFTWARE INDICATES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE LICENSE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE LICENSE TERMS, YOU MUST NOT USE THE SOFTWARE.
GMARK SOFTWARE LICENSE TERMS
The following License Terms govern your use of the Software unless you have a separate written agreement with GMARK.
1. Accepting the Terms
1.1 In order to use the Software, you must first agree to the Terms. You may not use the Software if you do not accept the Terms.
1.2 You can accept the Terms by:
(i) clicking to accept or agree to the Terms, where this option is made available to you by GMARK in the user interface for the Software; or
(ii) by using the Software. In this case, you understand and agree that GMARK will treat your use of the Software as acceptance of the Terms from that point forward.
2. Language of the Terms
2.1 Where GMARK has provided you with a translation of the English language version of the Terms, then you agree that the translation is provided for your convenience only and that the English language version of the Terms will govern your relationship with GMARK.
2.2 If there is any contradiction between what the English language version of the Terms says and what a translation says, then the English language version shall take precedence.
3. License Grant
The Licensee is permitted to:
Use the Assets in the Licensee’s personal, professional, internal, editorial and client projects including printed materials, advertisements, packaging, presentations, video, on-line, web-sites and web-pages, computer games or multimedia projects; You may make a reasonable number of copies of the Assets solely for backup or archival purposes; You may enter projects into contests, film festivals, publications and or exhibitions that use the Assets in the permitted listed methods
3.1 GMARK grants you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive licence to Use one copy of the Software. “Use” means storing, loading, installing, executing, displaying the Software for the purposes of creating Content enabled files. You may not modify the Software or disable any licensing or control features of the Software. Unless the software is licensed for “concurrent use”, you may install it on one computer only. If the Software is licensed for “concurrent use”, you may not allow more than the maximum number of authorised users to Use the Software concurrently.
3.2 The license entitles you to create an unlimited number of Content enabled files that may be interpreted by Microsoft PowerPoint and other applications.
3.3 Unless you obtain a vicons Service License from GMARK, you may not use the software to create a service business whereby you may charge 3rd parties for creating Content enabled files.
4. Prohibited Uses
The Licensee is not permitted to:
Do anything not expressly permitted under the paragraph headed “Permitted Uses” above. Without prejudice to the generality of the above not to: Post any Assets on any electronic bulletin board, FTP, or file sharing programs; Put the Assets on-line in a downloadable format, or use the Assets in a website at a resolution higher than 72dpi at 640×480 pixels; Use any backup copy for any purpose other than to replace an original copy if it is destroyed or becomes defective; Use or permit the use of the Assets, or any part thereof, as a trademark or service mark, or claim any proprietary rights of any sort in the Assets, or any part thereof; Sell, sublicense, distribute or otherwise grant rights or make available for use by others all or a portion of the Assets in form or formats designed or intended for re-use of the Assets. Use, or allowing anyone else to use any of the Assets to create pornographic, fraudulent, obscene, immoral, infringing, illegal, blasphemous or defamatory material. Using the Assets in a way not specifically permitted or prohibited by this agreement, without prior written consent from “Picons.me” is a violation of Copyright law. This license is in force until it is terminated by “Picons.me” pursuant to the provisions as to termination below. At termination, the Assets must be returned to “Picons.me” immediately and any back-up copies must be destroyed forthwith.
The Software is owned and copyrighted by GMARK. Your license confers no title or ownership in the Software and is not a sale of any rights in the Software. GMARK’s third party suppliers may protect their rights in the event of any violation of these License Terms.
All Assets are owned by “Picons.me” and are protected by Copyright law, and are bound by the laws in force in Republic of Slovenia (European Union). No title to or intellectual property rights to the Assets are transferred to you. “Picons.me” retains all rights not expressly granted by this License Agreement. Trademarks shall be used in accordance with accepted trademark practice, including identification of trademark owner’s name. Trademarks can only be used to identify printed or electronic output produced by the Assets. Such use of any trademark does not give you any rights of ownership in that trademark. Except as stated above, this License Agreement does not grant you any intellectual property rights in the Assets. Unpublished rights are reserved.
You may make a copy of the vicons Software for backup purposes only. The copy may be in the form of storage on rewriteable media such as a flash disk, hard disk, file server or re-writeable optical disk or on a read only media such as a CD-ROM. You may not copy the Software onto any bulletin board, blog, social networking web site or similar system.
7. License Credentials
It is your sole responsibility to maintain a copy of the license credentials which may include a unique user identity and a license key. GMARK does not accept responsibility for the loss of these credentials and you accept that GMARK is not required to provide you with a copy of the credentials should you loose them. You also accept that in the case of such a loss, GMARK may make a reasonable administration charge to recover the licence credentials and in cases where the credentials cannot be recovered you will be required to purchase an additional license at the prevailing sales price.
8. No Disassembly or Decryption
8.1 You may not disassemble or decompile the Software unless GMARK’s prior written consent is obtained. In some jurisdictions, GMARK’s consent may not be required for disassembly or decompilation. Upon request, you will provide GMARK with reasonably detailed information regarding any disassembly or decompilation. You may not decrypt the Software unless decryption is a necessary part of the operation of the Software.
8.2 Irrespective of whether disassembly or decompilation is made or not, you may not make modifications of any kind to the Software without the prior written permission from GMARK.
Your license will automatically terminate upon any transfer of the Software. Upon transfer, you must deliver the Software, including any copies and related documentation, to the transferee. The transferee must accept these License Terms as a condition to the transfer and their use of the Software will be considered by GMARK as an acceptance of the Terms.
GMARK may terminate your license upon notice for failure to comply with any of these License Terms. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy the Software, together with all copies.
11. Resale and Export Requirements
You may not sell, export or re-export the Software or any copy in violation of any applicable laws or regulations.
12. Changes to the Terms
12.1 GMARK may make changes to these Terms from time to time. When these changes are made, GMARK will make a new copy of the Terms available at and any changes to the Terms will be made available to you from within, or through, the affected Software.
12.2 You understand and agree that if you use the Software after the date on which the Terms have changed, GMARK will treat your use as acceptance of the updated Terms.
13. U.S. Government Restricted Rights
The Software and documentation have been developed entirely at private expense and are provided as “Commercial Computer Software” or “restricted computer software”. They are delivered and licensed as “commercial computer software” as defined in DFARS 252.227-7013 (Oct 1988), DFARS 252.211-7015 (May 1991) or DFARS 252.227-7014 (Jun 1995), as a “commercial item” as defined in FAR 2.101 (a), or as “Restricted computer software” as defined in FAR 52.227-19 (Jun 1987) (or any equivalent agency regulation or contract clause), whichever is applicable. You have only those rights provided for such Software and Documentation by the applicable FAR or DFARS clause or the GMARK standard software agreement for the product.
14. Disclaimer of Warranties
(i) YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND LIABILITY. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. GMARK EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
(ii) GMARK MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (a) THE SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (b) THE SOFTWARE WILL BE ERROR-FREE, (c) ANY RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SOFTWARE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR (d) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
(iii) ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE UPDATE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, AND FOR THE LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
(iv) NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM GMARK OR THROUGH OR FROM THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOU.
15. Limitation of Liability
GMARK IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, OR DATA (EVEN IF GMARK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING IN ANY MANNER FROM THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING:
(i) THE USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SOFTWARE.
(ii) THE COST OF PROCURING SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES,
(iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR CONTENT, TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA
(iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY.
16. Exclusions and Limitations
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE LIMITATIONS IN SECTIONS 15 AND 16 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
17. General legal terms
17.1 You agree that GMARK may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, normal post or changes to the Software.
17.2 You agree that if GMARK does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy that is contained in the Terms (or which GMARK has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of GMARK’s rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to GMARK.
17.3 If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these Terms is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms without affecting the rest of the Terms. The remaining provisions of the Terms will continue to be valid and enforceable.
17.4 The Terms, and your relationship with GMARK under the Terms, shall be governed by English law. You and GMARK agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England to resolve any legal matter arising from the Terms. Notwithstanding this, you agree that GMARK shall still be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.