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License Terms for WoltLab® Burning Board® Lite
(as at 06/2010)

§ 1 Scope of Terms
(1) The following license terms apply only to WoltLab Burning Board Lite, which is offered as "freeware". 
(2) WoltLab Burning Board Lite includes all features necessary to run a discussion forum. However, Burning Board Lite does not include all features of WoltLab Burning Board which is subject to charge. 
(3) By downloading or installing WoltLab Burning Board Lite, as the case may be, Customers expressly agree to be bound by these license terms. If Customers do not agree with these license terms they are not allowed to use WoltLab Burning Board Lite. 
(4) The right to use WoltLab Burning Board Lite ceases to exist, if a provision of these license terms is breached. In this case the Customer is required to remove WoltLab Burning Board Lite from the respective servers and to destroy all existing copies of WoltLab Burning Board Lite, including documentation or amended versions of WoltLab Burning Board Lite. 

§ 2 Right of Use
(1) WoltLab grants the Customer a non-exclusive unlimited right of use for WoltLab Burning Board Lite for an unlimited period of time.
(2) The Customer may create as many copies as is considered necessary. These copies may also be installed on servers. For the purposes of data safety and to enable a full recovery after a computer system crash Customers may create safety backups by regularly creating data base backups as is considered necessary. 
(3) Customers may change, amend or process the source code of WoltLab Burning Board Lite as well as the data base structure of the software at their own risk. Customers are also entitled to adjust the software in terms of graphics and functions to their own needs. 
(4) Copyright markers as well as other notes identifying software- or source code of WoltLab Burning Board Lite, in particular the apparent indication "Burning Board Lite, developed by WoltLab GmbH" or parts of the mentioned copyright markers, may not be removed or amended. The mentioned copyright markers as well as all other notes identifying software- or source code of WoltLab Burning Board Lite are to be transferred to the amended or processed version of WoltLab Burning Board Lite. An exception applies, if the Customer has acquired from WoltLab GmbH a license for WoltLab Burning Board (subject to charge) including a supplementary license which entitles the Customer to remove apparent copyright markers. 
(5) WoltLab Burning Board Lite may not be transferred, sub-leased or sub-licensed for commercial purposes and any other kind of commercial realization is also prohibited. Without the written consent of WoltLab GmbH the Customer is not entitled to distribute WoltLab Burning Board Lite on data carriers or web sites subject to charge. WoltLab Burning Board Lite may be transferred only as unchanged and unamended version, i.e. the version after the first download from WoltLab’s servers. 

§ 3 Warranty
(1) Customers should be aware, that on the basis of today’s state of technology it is not possible to completely eliminate failures of data processing software for any possible application. The right of use for WoltLab Burning Board Lite is granted free of charge. Therefore, only warranty principles under the rules of gift apply. Under these rules, WoltLab accepts no liability and gives no warranty or representation, other than for fraudulent concealment of failures. 

§ 4 Liability
(1) Under the rules of gift (sec. 280 and 521 of the German Civil Code) WoltLab is liable only for gross negligence or wilful misconduct. 
(2) A potential liability under the Product Liability Act (Produkthaftungsgesetz) remains unaffected (Sec. 14 Product Liability Act).
(3) The aforementioned provisions also apply to employees, representatives, assistants and vicarious agents of WoltLab. 

§ 5 Jurisdiction
The license terms are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Germany. The terms of the agreement of the United Nations on contracts concerning international purchase of articles (UN- Sales Law) do not apply. 

WoltLab GmbH
Alexandrinenstr. 2-3
D-10969 Berlin

E-Mail: woltlab @ woltlab . de
Tel.: 030 6167599-0 (Mo-Fr von 09-18 Uhr)
Fax: 030 6167599-1
Internet: woltlab.de, woltlab.info, woltlab.org, woltlab.com

Managing Director (Geschäftsführer): Marcel Werk
Commercial Register: Local Court (Amtsgericht) Berlin Charlottenburg HRB 99901 B
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