General License Terms, SKF Digital Content for Engineering Tools

Appendix A: General License Terms, SKF Digital Content for Engineering Tools

This license agreement is the legal agreement between the company identified on the signature page to which these General License Terms are attached (“Licensee”) and the SKF entity identified on the signature page to which these General License Terms are attached (“SKF”). These General License terms regulate the Licensees use of SKF Digital Content made available to you from SKF in a separate file (the “Digital Content”).

By accessing, saving, copying, modifying, making available and/or otherwise using SKF Digital Content, Licensee agrees to be bound by these General License Terms. If the Licensee do not agree to be bound by these General License Terms, SKF Digital Content should be deleted and made unusable for such Licensee.

The “SKF Digital Content” made available under these General License Terms include product content for SKF products including technical data, product descriptions and product images. All or parts of the SKF Digital Content is protected by intellectual property rights belonging to SKF and/or its licensors including copyrights. Any rights not explicitly granted to Licensee in these General License Terms remains the exclusive rights of SKF.

Limited License for Commercial Use

What you can do:
SKF grants the Licensee a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty free, worldwide license to use the SKF Digital Content for purposes of making the SKF Digital Content available in Licensee’s software (the “License”). The License is limited to use in relation to promotion of SKF products, services and/or design engineering tools in the Licensee’s ordinary business activities. 

What you may not do:
The License do not permit Licensee to:

  • resell (or transfer) and/or relicense (or sub-license) SKF Digital Content,
  • change, modify or alter SKF images (including to remove any copyright markings in or on such SKF Digital Content) other than what is set forth under the heading “what you can do”,
  • use SKF Digital Content (especially images) in relation to the marketing, presentation or distribution of products from other brands,
  • incorporate SKF Digital Content into trademarks or logos,
  • make SKF Digital Content available for download from the web in its entirety (as specified in the main agreement),
  • make SKF Digital Content extractable from a design engineering tool in its entirety, and
  • take any other action not set out under the heading “What you can do”.

No Warranty
There is no warranty, express or implied, in relation to the SKF Digital Content. The SKF Digital Content is licensed on an “as is” basis. SKF does not warrant the correctness of the SKF Digital Content nor any other features as set out in the SKF Digital Content. In addition, SKF does not warrant that SKF Digital Content is non-infringing of third party’s rights. SKF and any of its affiliates liability under these General License Terms shall in no event exceed 10 000 EUR.

SKF, nor any of its affiliates, will be liable for any claims, incidental, consequential or other damages arising out of or in connection with the Licensee’s use under the License or these General License Terms or a Licensee’s usage, or any third parties usage of or reliance upon, the SKF Digital Content. Thus, the Licensee will indemnify SKF and any of its affiliates from and against any and all claims resulting from the Licensee’s use under the License or these General License Terms. 

Miscellaneous
This License is contingent upon the Licensee’s compliance with SKF’s reasonable instructions on the usage of SKF Digital Content. SKF reserves the right to make changes, updates and/or additions to these General License Terms. Changes, updates and/or additions will be made available on this page and will become effective for any SKF Digital Content made available under these General License Terms upon publication. The Licensee’s continued use of the SKF Digital Content will constitute and acceptance of such changes, updates and/or additions.

Termination
SKF may terminate the License and/or these General License Terms (and thus the Licensee’s right to use SKF Digital Content), a) with three (3) months written notice (whereas notice published on the Engineering Tools Web Portal in skf.com shall be considered written notice), or b) if SKF finds, in its reasonable opinion, that the Licensee is in breach of these General License Terms. 

Governing Law and Arbitration
These Terms of Use will be governed by the law and have the same dispute resolution mechanism as set out in the signed agreement between the Licensee and SKF.

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