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License Agreement MDK v5.26 and below
The license agreement on this page is valid for MDK v5.26 and lower. Licensing Agreements page provides references to license agreements for other MDK versions.
6 Aug 2016 LEC-PRE-00559 SP-Version: 6.0
END USER LICENCE AGREEMENT FOR MDK-ARM
THIS END USER LICENCE AGREEMENT (ï¿½LICENCEï¿½) IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (EITHER A SINGLE INDIVIDUAL, OR SINGLE LEGAL ENTITY) AND ARM LIMITED ("ARM") FOR THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE ACCOMPANYING THIS LICENCE. ARM IS ONLY WILLING TO LICENSE THE SOFTWARE TO YOU ON CONDITION THAT YOU ACCEPT ALL OF THE TERMS IN THIS LICENCE. BY CLICKING ï¿½I AGREEï¿½ OR BY INSTALLING OR OTHERWISE USING OR COPYING THE SOFTWARE YOU INDICATE THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS LICENCE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS LICENCE, ARM IS UNWILLING TO LICENSE THE SOFTWARE TO YOU AND YOU MAY NOT INSTALL, USE OR COPY THE SOFTWARE, AND YOU SHOULD PROMPTLY RETURN THE SOFTWARE TO YOUR SUPPLIER AND ASK FOR A REFUND OF ANY LICENCE FEE PAID (IF ANY).
ï¿½Clangï¿½ means a compiler front-end developed by http://clang.llvm.org
ï¿½Licence Keyï¿½ means an electronic numbered licence key issued to you by ARM to enable the use of the Software, or the built-in evaluation mode (ï¿½Evaluation Onlyï¿½) that enables, the use of the Software.
ï¿½LLVMï¿½ means a code generation and optimisation framework developed by http://llvm.org
ï¿½MDK-Plus Middlewareï¿½ means all of the following software components in object code form: (a) IPv4 networking suite; (b) USB device; (c) Flash (flash file system); (d) GUI emWin.
ï¿½MDK-Professional Middlewareï¿½ means all of the following software components in object code form: (a) IPv4 and IPv6 networking suite; (b) USB host and device; (c) Flash (flash file system); (d) GUI emWin; and (e) any other middleware software components delivered by ARM as part of the MDK Professional edition software package, and found in your installation at <install base>\ARM\PACK\Keil\MDK-Middleware.\ARM\PACK\Keil\MDK-Middleware.
ï¿½Middlewareï¿½ means either or both of the MDK-Plus Middleware and MDK-Professional Middleware, as applicable.
ï¿½Seatï¿½ means a written or electronic authorization from ARM to use and run certain components or features of the Software, only in the quantities and for the time periods stated therein, and (if applicable) only with the target devices.
ï¿½Separate Filesï¿½ means the separate files identified in Section 2 of the Schedule.
ï¿½Softwareï¿½ means any software, firmware and data accompanying this Licence, any printed, electronic or online documentation supplied with it, and any updates, upgrades, patches and modifications ARM may agree to make available to you subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable end user licence agreement. The package includes: (i) ARM Compilers targeting ARM microprocessors, including compiler, assembler, linker and libraries; (ii) KEIL uVision integrated development environment (IDE); (iii) simulation models targeting standard microcontroller devices; (iv) example application code identified in Section 1 of the Schedule (ï¿½Example Codeï¿½); (v) Middleware; (vi) device packs for third party microcontroller devices. If you have licensed MDK-Professional edition, the package will also include (a) fixed virtual platforms for certain ARM microprocessor cores; and (b) a single licence to ARMï¿½s software development tool known as ARM Development Studio for MDK (ï¿½DS-MDKï¿½).
1. LICENCE GRANTS.
(ii) Middleware: YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU SHALL NOT USE THE MDK-PLUS MIDDLEWARE OR MDK-PROFESSIONAL MIDDLEWARE (AS APPLICABLE) UNLESS YOU HAVE LICENSED EITHER MDK-ARM PLUS EDITION OR MDK-ARM PROFESSIONAL EDITION RESPECTIVELY. In respect of the Middleware, ARM hereby grants to you, provided you comply with the terms of clause 1(v), a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence, only for the Seats, to: (a) use, copy only for internal testing, evaluation, and development and testing of Software Applications; (b) incorporate, compile and link the Middleware and any modifications thereto into Software Applications; (c) reproduce and distribute the Middleware only in object code form, as part of Software Applications, and only to target microprocessors manufactured or simulated under licence from ARM; (d) permit either or both your customers and your authorised distributors to redistribute the Middleware, only in object code form and only as part of Software Applications developed by you or your pemitted users (identified in clause 2 paragraph three below).
(iii) LIBRARIES: In respect of any libraries and helper libraries identified in Section 1 of the Schedule (together ï¿½Target Librariesï¿½), ARM hereby grants to you, provided you comply with the terms of clause 1(vi), additional non-exclusive, non-transferable licences to: (a) incorporate and link the libraries into Software Applications, provided that Software Applications contain substantial additional functionality; (b) incorporate and link the helper libraries into, or use them in, Software Applications; (c) reproduce and distribute the Target Libraries, only in object code form, and only as part of Software Applications.
(iv) EXAMPLE CODE : In respect of any and all of the Example Code, ARM hereby grants to you, provided you comply with the terms of clause 1(v), additional non-exclusive, non-transferable licences to: (a) use, copy and if supplied in source form modify any and all of the Example Code, only for internal testing, evaluation, and development and testing of Software Applications; (b) incorporate, compile and link any and all of the Example Code any modifications thereto into Software Applications; (c) reproduce and distribute any or all of the Example Code, and any modifications thereto, only in object code form, and only as part of Software Applications.
(v) REDISTRIBUTION AND CONDITIONS ON REDISTRIBUTION: ARM hereby grants to you, provided you comply with terms of this clause 1 (v), additional non-exclusive, non-transferable licences to permit either or both your customers and your authorised distributors to redistribute any or all of the Example Code , and any modifications you make thereto, and Target Libraries, only in object form and only as part of Software Applications developed by you or your permitted users (identified in clause 2 paragraph three below).
If you are authorised and choose to redistribute the whole or any part of any or all of the Example Code, Target Libraries, and Middleware, you agree: (a) to ensure that they are licensed for use (1) only as part of Software Applications developed by you or your permitted users; and (2) target the ARM microprocessor architecture manufactured or simulated under licence from ARM; (b) not to use ARMï¿½s or any of its licensors names, logos or trademarks to market Software Applications; (c) to include valid copyright notices on Software Applications, and preserve any copyright notices which are included with, or in, any or all of the Example Code, Target Libraries and Middleware, as applicable; and (d) to ensure that any further redistribution of any or all of the Example Code, Target Libraries and Middleware, as applicable, is limited to redistribution by either or both your customers and your authorised distributors solely as part of Software Applications developed by you and your permitted users and that your customers and your authorised distributors comply with the terms of this Clause 1(v).
2. RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF THE SOFTWARE.
SEATS, INSTALLATION AND LICENCE KEYS: Your use of the Software is limited to the specific number of Seats issued to you by ARM. For each Seat, ARM will make a Licence Key available to you to enable use of the Software, or certain components or optional functionality in the Software, as applicable. You shall only install and use the Software and Licence Keys on computers, or virtual machines running on computers, which are owned by you (or which are in your exclusive possession under an equipment finance arrangement) and which are either: (i) located at your premises; or (ii) portable computers which shall remain in the possession and control of your employees when outside such premises. Each Seat and Licence Key shall be limited or locked to a single item of your computer hardware (also known as host ID) on which the Seat or Licence Key is initially installed, except where ARM may separately agree to authorise the transfer (also known as re-hosting) of such Seat or Licence Key to another host ID.
COPYING: You shall not use or copy the Software or Licence Keys except as expressly authorised in this Licence. You may make one additional copy of the delivered Software media or image for backup or archival purposes.
PERMITTED USERS: The Software and Licence Keys shall only be used by your employees, or by your bona fide sub-contractors for whose acts and omissions you hereby agree to be responsible for to the same extent as you are for any acts and omissions of your employees, and provided always that such sub-contractors: (i) work only onsite at your premises; (ii) comply with the terms of this Licence; (iii) are contractually obligated to use the Software and Licence Keys only for your benefit, and (iv) agree to assign all their work product and any rights they create therein in the supply of such work to you. Only the single individual, company or other legal entity to whom ARM is supplying this Licence may use the Software and Licence Keys. Except as provided in this clause, you shall not allow third parties (including but not limited to any subsidiary, parent or affiliated companies, or offsite contractors you may have) to use the Software or Licence Keys unless ARM specifically agrees otherwise with you on a case by case basis.
REMOTE USE: The Software and Licence Keys shall only be used onsite at your premises, except when used offsite by an employee (but not a sub-contractor) of yours, on a portable computer, in accordance with the ï¿½SEATS, INSTALLATION AND LICENCE KEYSï¿½ paragraph above, as part of his or her normal work activities, and only for your benefit.
MULTIPLE VERSIONS: The media on which the Software resides may contain more than one version of the Software, each of which is compatible with a different operating system (such as Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Linux). Each version may only be installed and used by you to the extent that you have valid Seats and Licence Keys from ARM. To the extent that certain components of the Software are identified for use on a specific operating system, you are only licensed to use such components to develop Software Applications for use with the relevant operating system or future compatible versions of such operating system.
EVALUATION USE RESTRICTION: If your Licence Key is Evaluation Only, or the Software is identified as MDK-Lite or as an evaluation version (collectively ï¿½Evaluation Softwareï¿½), then notwithstanding anything else in this Licence, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE IS TECHNICALLY LIMITED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TECHNICAL RESTRICTIONS IN RESPECT OF THE CODE IN WHICH IT SUPPORTS, COMPILES AND DEBUGS, AS IDENTIFIED IN THE TECHNICAL LIMITATIONS DOCUMENT SET OUT AT http://www.keil.com/demo/limits.asp.
ACADEMIC OR EDUCATIONAL USE RESTRICTION: If you or your employer or institution paid academic or educational pricing for the Software, or the Software is identified as an academic or educational version (collectively ï¿½Academic Softwareï¿½), then notwithstanding anything else in this Licence, YOU AGREE TO USE THE ACADEMIC SOFTWARE ONLY FOR ACADEMIC, NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES, AND ARM DOES NOT GRANT YOU ANY RIGHTS TO DISTRIBUTE OR SUB-LICENCE SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS UNDER THIS LICENCE.
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.
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.
RESTRICTIONS ON TRANSFER OF LICENSED RIGHTS: Except to the extent permitted under European Law (where applicable) the rights granted to you under this Licence may not be assigned, sublicensed or otherwise transferred by you to any third party without the prior written consent of ARM. An assignment shall be deemed to include, without limitation: (i) any transaction or series of transactions whereby a third party acquires, directly or indirectly, the power to control the management and policies of you, whether through the acquisition of voting securities, by contract or otherwise; or (ii) the sale of more than fifty percent (50%) of your assets whether in a single transaction or series of transactions. You shall not rent or lease the Software.You shall not share the Software with contractors (except as identified in the ï¿½PERMITTED USERSï¿½ paragraph above in this Clause 2) or other third parties.
COPYRIGHT AND RESERVATION OF RIGHTS: The Software is owned by ARM or its licensors and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and international treaties. The Software is licensed not sold. You acquire no rights to the Software other than as expressly provided by this Licence. You shall not remove from the Software any copyright notice or other notice and shall ensure that any such notice is reproduced in any copies of the whole or any part of the Software made by you or your permitted users.
3. SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE.
Support will be provided on any version of the Software components defined in your Seat which, at the date of your support request, is either: (a) the current version made generally available by ARM; or (b) the previous version made generally available by ARM at some time during the previous ninety (90) days.
Support will be provided by telephone, email or other written format designated by ARM, prioritised at ARMï¿½s discretion, and may not be used as a substitute for training or as additional resource for your programming projects. Maintenance will be provided in the form of updates, upgrades and patch releases to the Software as and when they are made generally available from ARM and it will only be provided on the most revsion of the Software. ARM shall be under no obligation to provide such maintenance in respect of any modifications (where permitted) to the Software.
Any updates and upgrades replace the earlier releases of the Software that you are updating and upgrading, and are not additional copies. When you update or upgrade the Software, as applicable, the Licence Key for such new release replaces your existing Licence Key. Therefore, if you are receiving the Software as an update or upgrade, you obtain no rights to and shall not install or use the update or upgrade, as applicable, unless: (i) you have ceased all use of, and deleted your Licence Key for the version of the Software that you are updating or upgrading, as applicable; and (ii) you agree to the terms and conditions of the end user licence agreement incorporated with any updates, upgrades and patch releases. You acknowledge and agree that ARM shall have no responsibility for testing that any upgrades, updates and patch releases of the Software are compatible with earlier releases of the Software.
ARMï¿½s obligation under this Clause 3 is limited to the provision of support and maintenance to you and ARM is under no obligation to provide any support and maintenance to any third parties under this Licence. If you purchase support and maintenance for additional years it will be provided pursuant to this Clause 3 and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable end user licence agreement.
If: (i) you obtained the Software from an ARM authorised reseller or other third party; (ii) the Software was provided free of charge or it is Evaluation Software; or (iii) the Software is Academic Software, you are not entitled to any support for the Software from ARM directly, but ARM may, at its sole discretion provide limited support to you. Subject to the terms of your agreement with the vendor of the Software, the vendor of the Software may or may not offer support to you for the Software. Please refer to the Technical Support area of http://www.arm.com for contact details for ARMï¿½s support service and (if applicable) other authorised support channels.
5. LIMITED WARRANTIES.
EXCEPT AS MAY BE PROVIDED ABOVE, YOU AGREE THAT THE SOFTWARE IS LICENSED ï¿½AS ISï¿½, AND THAT ARM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR OTHER TERMS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
YOU EXPRESSLY ASSUME ALL LIABILITIES AND RISKS, FOR USE OR OPERATION OF SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS DESIGNED OR INTENDED FOR MISSION CRITICAL APPLICATIONS, SUCH AS PACEMAKERS, WEAPONARY, AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION, FACTORY CONTROL SYSTEMS, ETC. SHOULD THE SOFTWARE PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.
6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
ARM does not seek to limit or exclude liability for death or personal injury arising from ARM's negligence or ARMï¿½s fraud and because some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages the above limitation relating to liability for consequential damages may not apply to you.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED IN THIS LICENCE, 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) US$10.00. THE EXISTENCE OF MORE THAN ONE CLAIM WILL NOT ENLARGE OR EXTEND THE LIMIT.
7. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS.
ARM HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR IMPLIED FROM ANY THIRD PARTIES REGARDING ANY SEPARATE FILES, ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THE SOFTWARE, ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS FROM WHICH THE SOFTWARE IS DERIVED (COLLECTIVELY ï¿½OTHER CODEï¿½), AND THE USE OF ANY OR ALL THE OTHER CODE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) ANY WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
NO THIRD PARTY LICENSORS OF OTHER CODE SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS), HOWEVER CAUSED AND WHETHER MADE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY, ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OR DISTRIBUTION OF THE OTHER CODE OR THE EXERCISE OF ANY RIGHTS GRANTED UNDER EITHER OR BOTH THIS LICENCE AND THE LEGAL TERMS APPLICABLE TO ANY SEPARATE FILES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
The Software includes materials supplied by third party device manufacturers for use with their relevant target microcontroller devices. To the extent such materials are either: (i) identified as such in the Software (for example in a ï¿½Help Aboutï¿½ box or on-screen copyright message), or (ii) presented, in a standard installation, for selection by you at a path name or file name which contains the name of the relevant manufacturer or device, you agree to use such materials (if at all) only to develop applications for the relevant devices of that vendor.
The FlashFS libraries FS_ARM_L.lib, FS_ARM_B.lib, FS_CM1.lib, FS_CM3.lib, FS_LFN_CM0_B.lib, FS_LFN_CM0_L.lib, FS_LFN_CM3_B.lib and FS_LFN_CM3_L.lib include source code that is capable of supporting a file system with long filenames in Software Applications that you develop. You warrant to ARM that unless you have first obtained a licence from Microsoft for its FAT file system with long filename support then you will not develop or distribute Software Applications that include a file system with long filenames (see https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/legal/intellectualproperty/mtl/technologylicensing.aspx for more details). As an alternative, the libraries FSN_ARM_L.lib, FSN_ARM_B.lib, FSN_CM1.lib, FSN_CM3.lib, FS_SFN_CM0_B.lib, FS_SFN_CM0_L.lib, FS_SFN_CM3_B.lib and FS_SFN_CM3_L.lib are not capable of supporting a file system with long filenames and are licensed to you as part of the Software provided under this Licence.
Distribution of code from the Rogue Wave C++ libraries (located in your installation at <install base>\ARM\ARMCC\lib\cpplib) is permitted only if: (a) you are granted the right to redistribute those libraries under Clause 1 of this Licence; and (b) they do not constitute a major portion of the value of the Software Applications. No right is granted to use those libraries on any computers as are marketed or commonly considered to be mainframe computers in the computer industry. Notwithstanding any provisions in this Licence to the contrary, you shall not: (i) distribute in any manner any of the header files, object modules, template-based classes, or independent static libraries of the Rogue Wave C++libraries or documentation relating thereto; (ii) distribute any portion of the same in a software utility product or otherwise in competition with Rogue Wave Software Incï¿½s distribution thereof. ï¿½Rogue Waveï¿½ is a registered trademark of Rogue Wave Software, Inc.
To the extent that you purchase the Software with a dongle key from ARM or its authorised distributors, you are only permitted to use the Software in conjunction with such dongle key.
8. U.S. GOVERNMENT END USERS.
9. TERM AND TERMINATION.
The provisions of clauses 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 shall survive termination or expiry of this Licence.
At ARMï¿½s request, you agree to check your computers for installations of the Software, copies of Licence Keys, contents of any licence server log files, individual or concurrent usage of Seats, and any other information requested by ARM relating to Software installation, usage and Licence Key management, and to provide this information to ARM. You agree that auditors nominated by ARM may also perform such checking and reporting on behalf of ARM by prior appointment during your normal business hours on seven (7) daysï¿½ notice. ARM shall bear the auditorsï¿½ costs for that audit unless it reveals unlicensed usage in which case you shall promptly reimburse ARM for all reasonable costs and expenses, including professional fees, relating to such audit. Any information which is disclosed to ARM or such auditors during checking or audit shall be treated as your confidential information and shall only be used by ARM for licence management, compliance and enforcement purposes.
The Software provided under this Licence is subject to U.S. export control laws, including the U.S. Export Administration Act and its associated regulations, and may be subject to export or import regulations in other countries. You agree to comply fully with all laws and regulations of the United States and other countries ("Export Laws") to assure that the Software, is not (1) exported, directly or indirectly, in violation of Export Laws, either to any countries that are subject to U.S.A. export restrictions or to any end user who has been prohibited from participating in the U.S.A. export transactions by any federal agency of the U.S.A. government; or (2) intended to be used for any purpose prohibited by Export Laws, including, without limitation, nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons proliferation.
SECTION 2 ï¿½ SEPARATE FILES
If you have licensed MDK-Professional edition, the package may also include:
ARM contract references: LEC-PRE-00559-V6.0 MDK-ARM
of your data.