The following license governs the use of HiveMind in academic and educational environments. Commercial use requires a commercial license from Symatiq.
This license contains the terms and conditions of using HiveMind in non-commercial settings grating you the right to use the software for educational, research or evaluation purposes only, but prohibits any commercial use.
This license retains the possibility for HiveMind authors to sell commercial licenses. In fact, if you intend to use HiveMind in a “for-profit” environment, where research is conducted to develop or enhance a product, is used in a commercial service offering, or when a commercial company uses HiveMind to participate in a research project (for example government-funded or EU-funded research projects), then you need to obtain a commercial license for HiveMind. In that case, please contact the Author to inquire about commercial licenses.
- License grant and term of license
The license entitles you to use the Software to conduct research or education and non-commercial research endeavors.
- Limitations of use
The license is limited to noncommercial use. Noncommercial use relates only to educational, research, personal or evaluation purposes. Any other use us commercial use. For using the software for commercial purposes, you have to contact the Symatiq for an appropriate license. Permission is also granted to use the software for a reasonably period of time for the purpose of evaluating its usefulness for a particular purpose.
- Limitations on Distribution
If you distribute the Software or any derivative works of the Software, you will distribute them under the same terms and conditions as in this License, and you will not grant other rights to the Software or derivative works that are different from those provided by this License.
- Consent to use data
4.1 You agree that Symatiq may collect and use technical information gathered from you in order to facilitate the functionality and identify support needs of the Software as well as improve the Software.
4.2 Any personal data submitted to Symatiq by you shall be processed and/or transferred in strict accordance with the applicable data protection laws. It is your responsibility to, if necessary, obtain consent from the personal data holder to process and transfer any personal data to Symatiq.
- Restricted Use – No copying
You may not copy, modify, sublicense, or distribute the Software except as expressly provided under this License. Any attempt otherwise to copy, modify, sublicense or distribute the Program is void, and will automatically terminate your rights under this License.
- Intellectual Property Rights
6.1 Any and all intellectual property rights to the Software and all rights protecting it, including but not exclusively know-how, copyright, distinctive mark and registered design, Symatiq trademark(s), the Support Materials and any Updates are owned and shall be vested in Symatiq, and no ownership rights to the Software, Support Materials or Updates shall be transferred.
6.2 Unauthorized use or copy of the Software constitutes unlawful infringement of intellectual property rights and may lead to liability for damages or other remedies in accordance with the legislation in force and/or this Agreement. Any use of the Software requires permission from Symatiq.
6.3 Symatiq, HiveMind and other trademarks contained in the Software are trademarks or registered trademarks of Symatiq in Sweden and/or other countries. You may not remove or alter any trademark, trade names, product names, logo, copyright or other proprietary notices, legends, symbols or labels in the Software. You have no right to remove or in any other way harm trademark or copyright sign of the Software or undertake any changes in any of the Software’s rights.
- Disclaimer of warranty
The provider makes no representations about the suitability, use, or performance of this software or about any content or information made accessible by the software, for any purpose. the software is provided “as is,” without express or implied warranties including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or noninfringement with respect to the software. the provider is not obligated to support or issue updates to the software.
- Limitation of Liability
8.1 In no event shall Symatiq be liable under any theory for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive, or tort damages, nor for any loss of use or data.
8.2 In no event does Symatiq authorize you to use the Software in applications or systems where the Software’s failure to perform can reasonably be expected to result in a significant physical injury, loss of life or financial damage. Any such use by you is entirely at your own risk, and you agree to hold Symatiq harmless from any claims or losses relating to such unauthorized use.
8.3 You assume full responsibility for its use of the Software and use of any programs tested by the Software and any information entered, used and stored therein. You furthermore assume full responsibility for ensuring that data is not inadvertently modified, deleted, destroyed or disclosed, and for the accuracy and integrity of the results. Symatiq assumes no responsibility for your negligence or failure to take adequate measures to protect data from inadvertent modification, deletion, destruction or disclosure.
8.4 The limitation liability set forth herein shall not apply in case of willful misconduct or gross negligence.
- General provisions
This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements or understandings, whether oral or written.
- Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Sweden, without reference to its conflicts of law provisions. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of, or in connection with, this Agreement, or the breach, termination or invalidity thereof, shall be exclusively settled by the competent courts of Sweden.