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End User Licence Agreement for Arm RAN Acceleration Library


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“Your Software” means Your wireless communication infrastructure software.

 

1. LICENCE GRANTS.

Licence to You:

1.1.   SOFTWARE:  Arm hereby grants to you, subject to the terms and conditions of this Licence, a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide licence, to

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(d)  You shall ensure that your end user does not (i) reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the modified Software, including for the purposes of error correction (except to the extent that such activity is permitted by applicable law); (ii) modify the modified Software or any portion thereof; (iii) use the modified Software other than as incorporated into the Your Software product;

(e)  You shall not make any representations or warranties on behalf of Arm in respect of the Software or modified Software generated by you in accordance with the license grants set out in this Licence.

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2.4   REVERSE ENGINEERING: Except to the extent that such activity is permitted by applicable law you shall not reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any of the Software. If the Software was provided to you in Europe you shall not reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any of the Software for the purposes of error correction. You shall not work around any technical restrictions in the Software.

2.5   BENCHMARKING: This Licence does not prevent you from using the Software for internal benchmarking purposes. However, you shall treat any and all benchmarking data relating to the Software, and any other results of your use or testing of the Software which are indicative of its performance, efficacy, reliability or quality, as confidential information and you shall not disclose such information to any third party without the express written permission of Arm.

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3. CONFIDENTIALITY.

The Software, including any derivatives thereof, data relating to the performance of the Software (including any derivatives), and any information provided by Arm in respect of use of the Software may contain trade secrets and confidential material, and you agree to maintain them in confidence and apply security measures no less stringent than the measures which you apply to protect your own like information, but not less than a reasonable degree of care, to prevent their unauthorised disclosure and use. Subject to any restrictions imposed by applicable law, the period of confidentiality shall be indefinite. You agree that you shall not use any such information other than in normal use of the Software under the licences granted in this Licence. You agree that Arm may disclose to its affiliates any confidential information received from you in respect of or related to your use of the Software.  

 

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Arm has no obligation to support or to continue providing or updating any of the Software.

 

5. NO WARRANTIES.

THE SOFTWARE IS LICENSED “AS IS” AND THAT ARM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR OTHER TERMS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

 

6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL ARM BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE ALLEGED AS A RESULT OF TORTIOUS CONDUCT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE EVEN IF ARM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF ARM TO YOU IN AGGREGATE FOR ALL CLAIMS MADE AGAINST ARM IN CONTRACT TORT OR OTHERWISE UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS LICENCE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF: (I) THE TOTAL OF SUMS PAID BY YOU TO ARM (IF ANY) FOR THIS LICENCE; AND (II) $10.00 USD. THE EXISTENCE OF MORE THAN ONE CLAIM WILL NOT ENLARGE OR EXTEND THE LIMIT.

Nothing in this Licence excludes liability for death or personal injury arising from ARM’s negligence or fraud.

 

7.      THIRD PARTY MATERIAL.

7.1         The Software may contain material owned or developed by third parties, including but not limited to open source software, freeware and commercial software (“Third Party Material”). Details relating to such Third Party Material shall either be presented to you at the time of installation or shall be detailed in the Third Party Licenses File(s). Your use of such Third Party Material is subject to your compliance with the applicable Third Party Material license(s) and such Third Party Material is not covered by this Licence.

7.2         Arm hereby disclaims any and all warranties express or implied from any third parties regarding, or otherwise connected with, any Third Party Material included in the Software and any Third Party Material from which the Software is derived, and/or your use of any or all of the Third Party Material in connection with Your Software, including (without limitation) any warranties of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose.

7.3         No Third Party Material licensors shall have any liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including without limitation lost profits) howsoever caused and whether made under contract, tort or otherwise arising in any way out of your use or distribution of the Third Party Material or the exercise of any rights granted under either or both this Licence and the legal terms applicable to any Third Party Material, even if advised in advance of the possibility of such damages.

 

8. U.S. GOVERNMENT END USERS.

US Government Restrictions: Use, duplication, reproduction, release, modification, disclosure or transfer of the Software is restricted in accordance with the terms of this Licence.    

 

9. TERM AND TERMINATION.

This Licence shall remain in force unless terminated by you or by Arm. Either party may terminate this Licence at any time upon giving written notice to the other party. Upon termination of this Licence by you or by Arm, you shall stop using the Software and destroy all copies of the Software in your possession together with all documentation and related materials and ensure that any subcontractors which you have allowed to use the Software under Clause 2 stop using the Software and destroy all copies of the Software in their possession together with all documentation and related materials. The provisions of Clauses 1.4, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 shall survive termination of this Licence.

 

10. GENERAL.

This Licence is governed by English law.  Except where Arm agrees otherwise in; (i) a written contract signed by you and Arm; or (ii) a written contract provided by Arm and accepted by you, this is the only agreement between you and Arm relating to the Deliverables and it may only be modified by written agreement between you and Arm. This Licence may not be modified by purchase orders, advertising or other representation by any person. If any clause or sentence in this Licence is held by a court of law to be illegal or unenforceable the remaining provisions of this Licence shall not be affected thereby. The failure by Arm to enforce any of the provisions of this Licence, unless waived in writing, shall not constitute a waiver of Arm's rights to enforce such provision or any other provision of this Licence in the future.

The Software provided under this Licence may be subject to U.K., European Union, and U.S. export control laws and regulations, including the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (hereafter collectively referred to as “Export Laws”).  You agree to comply fully with all applicable Export Laws and you agree that you shall not, either directly or indirectly, export in breach of the Export Laws any Software received under this Licence, nor any direct products thereof: (i) to any country, company or person subject to export restrictions or sanctions under the applicable Export Laws without required export authorization; or (ii) for any prohibited end use, including, without limitation, nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons proliferation, which at the time of export requires an export license or other governmental approval, without first obtaining such license or approval.  You acknowledge that the Software provided under this Licence is dual-use, and not subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”), the 600 Series of the Export Administration Regulations or other military controls.  You are prohibited from sharing ITAR-controlled technical data, 600 series controlled technology, other sensitive military information, or any other information that might require an export license or other export authorization without prior written consent from Arm.  Arm will provide Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs) for licensed Software upon request to tradecompliance@arm.com.

 

ARM contract references: Document ID VCX7RPJDF4PF-6178 / ID 12876 EULA – Arm RAN Acceleration Library.

 

 


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This file lists the package level copyright and license information for third party software included in this release of 'Arm RAN Acceleration Library'. Refer to the License Agreement (End User License Agreement (EULA)) that accompanies this release of 'Arm RAN Acceleration Library' for terms and conditions relating to your use of such third party software.

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SECTION 1: THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE PROJECTS


Name:         CMSIS_5 v5.6.0

Summary:      Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard (CMSIS).

Home-page:    https://arm-software.github.io/CMSIS_5/General/html/index.html

License(s):   Apache License 2.0 (Apache-2.0). See later section for a copy of license text.

Copyright(s): Copyright (C) 2019 Arm Limited. All rights reserved. For full list, please refer to Source(s).

Source(s):    https://github.com/ARM-software/CMSIS_5/tree/5.6.0


SECTION 2: APPLICABLE LICENSES


1) License Text (Apache-2.0) for 'CMSIS_5'

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                        http://www.apache.org/licenses/

 

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