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ACD/ChemSketch Site License Download

We offer site-wide installations of ACD/ChemSketch Freeware at academic institutions. By accepting this download (and agreeing to the licensing agreement below) you provide ACD/Labs with permission to display the name of your academic institution on our web site (current list of academic institutions using ChemSketch) and understand that you will receive email communications from us from time to time about your software installation. You may opt out of receiving these e-mails at any time.


GRANT OF LICENSE. Advanced Chemistry Development Inc. ("ACD/Labs") grants ("Licensee"), a non-exclusive, non-transferable license during the term of this license agreement (the "Agreement") to use and display the computer program titled Freeware ACD/ChemSketch (the "Software") contained herewith. There are no license fees associated with the donation of the Software license to the Licensee.

OWNERSHIP OF SOFTWARE. ACD/Labs retains title to and ownership of the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the Software. Licensee acknowledges that the Software is proprietary to and is considered confidential information of ACD/Labs and Licensee agrees to treat the Software as such. Licensee agrees to pay any tax, including any sales, use, VAT, GST, excise, customs or duties, arising out of this Agreement, except for any taxes based upon the income of ACD/Labs.

PERMITTED USES. The Licensee may install the Software on any computer owned and or leased by the Licensee at the specified location provided above.

Licensee acknowledges that the Software is protected under copyright laws and agrees not to make copies of the Software installation media except for a single backup copy for archival purposes.

NON PERMITTED USES. Licensee may not reverse assemble, reverse compile, or otherwise reverse engineer the Software or the embodied algorithms or databases contained in the Software.

COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARKS. The Software is copyrighted © 1993-2017 by Advanced Chemistry Development Inc. All rights are reserved. ACD/Labs is a trademark of Advanced Chemistry Development Inc. Other product names or corporate names used within this Software or its documentation may be trademarks of their respective owners, and are mentioned only in an explanatory manner to the owners' benefit, and without intent to infringe or affect the validity of any trademark.

TERM AND TERMINATION. This Agreement becomes effective once the Software is loaded onto a computer. The above grant of rights may be terminated by ACD/Labs without notice to Licensee in the event that Licensee breaches any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement. Upon termination of this Agreement, Licensee shall immediately return (at Licensee's expense) to ACD/Labs all copies of the Software, documentation, and any other items related thereto, along with a certification that all such items have been returned. Furthermore, all operating Software existing on any computer or computers must be rendered useless by overwriting or destruction of the storage media on which it resides, and Licensee must certify in writing to ACD/Labs that such event has occurred.

PUBLICITY: Licensee agrees to allow ACD/Labs to publicly promote the installation of the Software at the Licensee's facility in any journal, magazine, web site, press release, advertisement or marketing campaign.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIMITED WARRANTY. The Software is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. ACD/Labs has no control over Licensee's use of the Software. Licensee assumes the entire risk as to results and performance of the Software. ACD/Labs disclaims all liability for any indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages of any nature, whether foreseeable or not, arising out of the use or inability to use the Software, regardless of whether ACD/Labs has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event will ACD/Labs' liability for any damages exceed the fee paid by licensee for this License, regardless of the form of the claim.

GENERAL. This Agreement, except where pre-empted by Canadian law, shall be construed under and governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario in Canada. If any term, provision, covenant or condition of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the remainder of the provisions shall remain in full force and effect, and in no way shall be affected, impaired or invalidated. This Agreement is the complete contract between the parties and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreement whether written or oral, and its terms shall not be varied, supplemented, qualified, or interpreted by any prior course of dealing between Licensee and ACD/Labs. Any subsequent agreement which modifies any part of this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties.

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