Venture Planning System Pro - VPSpro permissions
Venture Planning System™ Pro - VPSpro™.com v2
Legal Information and License
February 10, 2006
GENERAL LICENSE AGREEMENT
This document pertains to the use and distribution of the Venture Planning System Pro - VPSpro.com V2. It applies to all Venture Planning System executable (binary) files, zip files, documentation files and the Venture Planning System Pro - VPSpro™.com online software. All of these are referred to here as "the software".
All of this software is Copyright 2004 by Advantage Venture Systems Inc. Although it is distributed as a demo, it is NOT PUBLIC DOMAIN.
The copyrighted package may ONLY be distributed and/or modified according to the license granted herein.
Permission is granted to the user to use the software and associated files. The use of this software is completely free.
GENERAL RULES FOR ALL DISTRIBUTION
The permission to distribute this software under certain very specific conditions is granted in advance, provided that the following conditions are met.
The distribution file must not be renamed or re-archived without the explicit permission of Advantage Venture Systems Inc. You may rename the file only to meet the file name conventions of your system or to avoid file name duplications but we ask that you try to keep file names as similar to the originals as possible.
No portion of this package may be separated from the package and distributed separately other than under the conditions specified in the provisions given below. This means that the software must always be distributed with the accompanying files intact, including this license and the README file.
Non-commercial distribution in which no money or compensation is charged (such as a user copying the software for a personal friend or colleague) is permitted with no other restrictions.
Teachers and educational institutions may also distribute the material to students and may charge minimal copying costs if the software is to be used in a course.
CONDITIONS FOR SHAREWARE/FREEWARE DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES
Shareware and freeware distribution companies may distribute the software included in VPSproV2.zip file using media such as, but not limited to, floppy disk, CD-ROM, tape backup, optical disks, hard disks, or memory cards. This section only applies to distributors of collected programs. Anyone wishing to bundle the package with a shareware product must use the commercial bundling rules. Any bundling with books, magazines or other print media should also use the commercial rules.
You must notify us that you are distributing this software and must provide us with information on how to contact you should any support issues arise.
CONDITIONS FOR ON-LINE SERVICES AND BBS'S INCLUDING INTERNET
On-line services, BBS's and internet sites may distribute the software under the conditions in this section.
The site may only charge standard usage rates for the downloading of this software and use of the VPSpro on-line software system. A premium may not be charged for this package. I.E. CompuServe or America On-Line may make these archives available to their users, but they may only charge regular usage rates for the time required to download.
CONDITIONS FOR COMMERCIAL BUNDLING
Vendors wishing to bundle this software with commercial software (including shareware) or with publications must first obtain explicit permission from Advantage Venture Systems Inc. This includes any commercial software or publications, such as, but not limited to, magazines, cover-disk distribution, books, newspapers, or newsletters in print or machine readable form.
Advantage Venture Systems Inc. will decide if such distribution will be allowed on a case-by-case basis and may impose certain restrictions as it sees fit. The minimum terms are given below. Other conditions may be imposed.
· Purchasers of your product must not be led to believe that they are paying for this software. Any mention of Venture Planning System Pro - VPSpro.com on the box, in advertising or in instruction manuals must be clearly marked with a disclaimer that this is free trial software and can be obtained for free or nominal cost from various sources.
· Include clear and obvious information on how to obtain the official distribution.
· Include a credit page or pages in your documentation for this software.
RETAIL VALUE OF THIS SOFTWARE
Although the software is, when distributed within the terms of this agreement, free for a 10 day trial, the retail value (or price) of this trial program is determined as $5.00US (US Dollars) per copy distributed, copied, or used. If the software is distributed, copied, or used without authorization you are legally liable to this debt to the copyright holder or any other person or organisation delegated by the copyright holder for the collection of this debt, and you agree that you are legally bound by the above and will pay this debt within 30 days of the event.
However, none of the above paragraph constitutes permission for you to distribute, copy or use this software outside of the terms of this agreement. In particular, the conditions and debt mentioned above (whether paid or unpaid) do not allow you to avoid statutory damages or other legal penalties and does not constitute any agreement that would allow you to avoid such other legal remedies as are available to the copyright holder.
Put simply, this software is only free if you comply with our conditions; it is not free otherwise. The copyright holder of this software chooses to give it away free under these and only these conditions.
For the purpose of copyright regulations, the retail value of this software is $5.00US (US Dollars) per copy.
REVOCATION OF LICENSE
VIOLATION OF THIS LICENSE IS A VIOLATION OF COPYRIGHT LAWS. IT WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF ALL DISTRIBUTION PRIVILEGES AND MAY RESULT IN CIVIL OR CRIMINAL PENALTY.
Such violators who are prohibited from distribution will be identified in this document.
This software is provided as is without any guarantees or warranty. Although the authors have attempted to find and correct any bugs in the package, they are not responsible for any damage or losses of any kind caused by the use or misuse of the package. The authors are under no obligation to provide service, corrections, or upgrades to this package