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Terms & Conditions
(Agreement) www.swisstypefaces.com (the Website)
between (the Parties) you (the Licensee) and Swiss Typefaces Sàrl (the Supplier)


A. CONFIDENTIALITY

A.1. We will not sell, share, or rent the Licensee’s personal information to any third party or use your email address for unsolicited mail, except for informations about your purchase.


B. PAYMENT METHOD

(Stripe)

B.1. Stripe accepts the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express. You can use their service without opening any account by them. Transactions with Stripe are under their responsibility and their own Terms & Conditions.

(PayPal)

B.2. PayPal accepts the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover. You need a PayPal account in order to pay using their service. Transactions with Paypal are under their responsibility and their own Terms & Conditions.

(Bank transfer)

B.3. At our discretion, we accept payment by bank transfer to our Swiss Postal bank account, please contact us at sales@swisstypefaces.com. Some additional charges my apply. The products will be delivered only after the full amount is paid and notified on our bank account.


C. FONT FILES & UPDATES

C.1. The purchased files can be downloaded directly via the client account and remain available as long as the Website is online.

C.2. The purchased files are automatically replaced by newer files when updates are available.

C.3. If the Licensee decides to download and install the files again, please take note the files might be an updated version and therefore have slight differences. It is the Licensee’s responsibility to archive and backup original content.

C.4. Each file contains a version number that can be accessed using a font manager.

C.5. The Supplier takes no responsibility and gives no warranty when replacing a file with a newer file, except the ones stipulated in our Retail Font Software License.


D. AVAILABILITY

D.1. The Supplier does not warrant that the service from the Website will be uninterrupted, timely or error free, although it is provided to the best ability.

D.2. The fonts available for sale may be withdrawn from sale without notice.

D.3. The client accounts can not be removed or closed by the Licensee.

D.4. The Supplier has no obligation to remove a client account, even if requested by the Licensee. Client accounts contain important information regarding the licenses accepted by the Licensee.

D.5. Client accounts and their contents can be removed or made inaccessible without prior notice. It is the Licensee’s responsibility to archive and backup content.


E. CANCELLATION POLICY

E.1. The Supplier does not guarantee the right to cancel and refund an order if the digital files have already been made available to the Licensee. Exceptions apply if the font software is not valid (please refer to Retail Font Software License).


F. TERMINATION OF SERVICES

F.1. The Supplier has the right to terminate any services agreement for any reason, including the ending of services that are already underway. No refunds shall be offered, where a service is deemed to have begun and is, for all intents and purposes, underway.


G. DISCLAIMER

G.1. The Supplier excludes all representations and warranties relating to the Website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in the website and/or the Supplier’s literature.

G.2. The Supplier excludes all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised the Supplier of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.

G.3. The Supplier does not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to from this Website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by the Supplier and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that the Supplier is not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites.

G.4. The Supplier encourage the Licensees to be aware when they leave the Website and to read the privacy statements of these sites. The Licensee should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to the Website, before disclosing any personal information to them. The Supplier will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from the Licensee’s disclosure to third parties of personal information.


H. NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

H.1. The Supplier reserves the right to change this Agreement from time to time as it sees fit and your continued use of the site will signify your acceptance of any adjustment to these terms. You are therefore advised to re-read this statement on a regular basis.

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Font Software End User License Agreement
(EULA)
between (the Parties) you (the Licensee) and Swiss Typefaces Sàrl (the Supplier)


A. OWNERSHIP OF PRODUCT AND COPYRIGHT

A.1. The digital files downloaded to your computer contain font softwares. You agree that the font softwares are owned by the Supplier, and their structure, organization and code are the valuable trade secrets of the Supplier.

A.2. The intellectual property of the design contained in the font softwares is owned by the Supplier.

A.3. You have purchased a non-exclusive license which grants you certain rights to use the font softwares. It is not an agreement for sale of the font software, of its design or any portion of it.

A.4. Except for your right to use the font softwares granted by this license, all other rights are owned and retained by the Supplier.


B. GENERAL LAWFUL USE OF PRODUCT

B.1. When purchasing any font software from the Supplier and upon full payment of the agreed-upon usage fee, you obtain a license to install the font software on the number of computers which is specified by you in the order. These computers have to belong to the Licensee which is specified in the order. They can be connected to, and the font software used with, any number of output devices belonging to the Licensee, such as printers for example. The font software may be downloaded to the memory (hard disk or RAM) of output devices belonging to the Licensee for the purpose of having such font software remain resident in the output device. Each device containing the font software counts as one computer.

B.2. You are not authorized to sublicense, sell, lend or lease the font software. Exceptions apply, as described under E. Providing the font files to third parties and F. Buying the font files on behalf of a client

B.3. You may not convert, modify or rename the original font software under any circumstance.

B.4. You may not open the original font software in an editing software in order to reveal its structure, organization or code.

B.5. You may not use the original font software file to create a derivative or modified product or design, including creating characters for alphabets and languages not covered by the typeface or designing a custom version of the typeface.

B.6. You may not modify the design of the characters contained in the font software, even if converted to outlines with the help of an editing or design software.


C. SELF-HOSTING AND EMBEDDING:
SPECIFIC LAWFUL USE OF PRODUCT

C.1. With any purchase of a font software you get the right to embed it on an unlimited number of websites, mobile apps, electronic publications and to use it for broadcasting, under the conditions mentioned below:

C.2. Anyone having the font software on his computer in order to use it for a website, mobile app, electronic publication or broadcasting have to possess a license of it. Exceptions apply as described under E. Providing the fonts to third parties.

C.3. You are entitled to embed the licensed font software in a secured read-only mode, subject to the following restrictions: you shall secure embedded documents against unauthorized use by any third party.

C.4. You are not authorized to embed the licensed font software for the purpose of allowing third parties to create new documents or designs.

C.5. Any embedding not described below is prohibited. The Supplier may include additional authorized embedding in the future.

(Web)

C.6. Only the original webfont files delivered after having registered your website under the Webfonts tab in your client account can be used as webfonts.

C.7. Self-hosting is only authorized for the website’s domain name(s) registered in your client account under the Webfonts tab and stipulated in your order documents stored under the Orders tab.

C.8. The fonts have to be stored on the same server as the other softwares and assets associated with the licensed domains.

C.9. Technologies other than @font-face are not allowed.

C.10. The use of third party font hosting services is strictly prohibited.

(Mobile apps)

C.11. You can embed the font software in apps running on iOS, Windows Mobile and Android mobile operating systems. More operating systems could be added in the future.

C.12. Only the OTF (.otf) files delivered with your order can be used in your mobile app(s).

(Electronic publications)

C.13. You can embed the fonts in Portable Document Format (.pdf), EPUB (.epub), iBook (.ibooks), Kindle (.azw, kf8) documents. More formats could be added in the future.

C.14. Only the OTF files (.otf) delivered with your order can be used in your electronic document(s).

(Broadcasting)

C.15. Broadcasting is authorized as long as the number of computers and output devices used (see B.1.) stipulated in the order is respected (including those accessible via a server.


D. COMPATIBILITY AND USAGE

D.1. The Supplier provides OpenType/CFF (.otf) desktop font formats. TrueType (.ttf) desktop files are available on request.

D.2. WOFF2 (.woff2), WOFF (.woff), EOT (.eot), TTF (.ttf) and SVG (.svg) files are included in all webfont packages.

D.3. The Supplier guarantees that the font softwares downloaded from its website are valid fonts, installable and printable.

D.4. OpenType layout features are tested independent from any application.

D.5. It’s a matter of the systems, softwares versions or browsers whether they support OpenType fonts and features: please refer to your system/software/browser documentation.


E. PROVIDING THE FONT FILES TO THIRD PARTIES

E.1. You may, for a defined time period, provide a copy of the font software you have used for a particular file to a commercial printer, a service bureau or other pre-press facility in the scope of a defined project, only in order to prepare for printing and print your documents.

E.2. You may, for a defined time period, provide a copy of the font software you have used for a design to the company coding the website or the mobile application in the scope of a defined project, only in order to implement the font software into the website or the mobile application.

E.3. Any design and/or editorial work is excluded from this particular agreement. Your personal license is not transferred to the company or people in question and the font software may be used exclusively in order to accomplish the work specified in the contract between you and the company. Once the job completed, the font software shall be deleted from the company’s computers.

E.4. When providing a copy of the font software, you have to give a full copy of this EULA to the third party and inform him of the terms of this particular chapter about third parties.


F. BUYING THE FONT FILES ON BEHALF OF A CLIENT

F.1. You are allowed to buy font softwares from us on behalf of your client under the conditions mentioned below:

F.2. Your client must be registered as the Licensee during the checkout process.

F.3. You have to provide your client with a copy of the EULA. The EULA has to be accepted by the client.

F.4. You have to provide your client with the original invoice related to the purchase. It can be found in your client account under the Orders tab.

F.6. You are not authorized to invoice our font software to your client at another price as the one displayed on our website.

F.7. We are not bound to communicate with your client: in case of communication needed, you stay the interlocutor.


G. STANDARD USER LICENSE / MULTI-USER LICENSE

G.1. In the event that extensions to the restrictions mentioned above become necessary, the Licensee must purchase additional licenses or contact the Supplier directly.

G.2. The Licensee may install the font software on a single file server for use on a single Local Area Network (LAN) only when the use of such font software is limited to the workstations and printers that are part of the licensed unit of which the server is part. Each workstation connected to the LAN counts as one computer from the total allowed amount stipulated in your order.

G.3. The font software may NOT be installed or used on a server that can be accessed via the Internet, via another external network system (a system other than LAN) or by workstations which are not part of a licensed unit. For embedding in website, see C.6–C.10.

G.4. For the exclusive purpose of data backup, additional copies of the font software can be made.


H. WARRANTY AND LIABILITY

H.1. Limited Warranty:

For a period of thirty days after delivery, the Supplier warrants that the font software will perform in accordance with the specifications published on its website. Your exclusive remedy and the sole liability of the Supplier in connection with this warranty is repair or replacement of its defective parts. The warranty does not apply to any font software converted, manipulated or modified by the user.

H.2. Intellectual Property Warranty:

The Supplier warrants that it has all of the rights necessary to enter into this agreement and that the font software does not breach the intellectual property rights of any third party.

H.3. Disclaimer of Warranties:

Except for the limited warranties set forth in clause H.1., the Supplier makes no other warranties, express or implied. The warranties of fitness for a particular purpose and merchantability are specifically excluded. The Supplier does not warrant the performance and result you may obtain by using the font software and accept no liability thereto.

H.4. Limitation of Liability:

In no event will the Supplier be liable to you for any consequential, indirect, incidental, punitive or special damages including any lost profits, lost data or lost savings.


I. MISCELLANEOUS

I.1. This agreement shall automatically be terminated upon failure by you to comply with its terms. If any part of the EULA is found void and unenforceable, it will not affect the validity of the balance of the EULA, which shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms. This EULA will not be governed by the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly excluded. The Licensee agrees that this EULA will be governed by the laws of Switzerland.

I.2. The EULA has been written in the English language, and the parties agree that the English version will govern.

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Free Trial End User License Agreement
(EULA)
between (the Parties) you (the Licensee) and Swiss Typefaces Sàrl (the Supplier)


A. OWNERSHIP OF PRODUCT AND COPYRIGHT

A.1. The digital files downloaded to your computer contain font softwares. You agree that the font softwares are owned by the Supplier, and their structure, organization and code are the valuable trade secrets of the Supplier.

A.2. The intellectual property of the design contained in the font softwares is owned by the Supplier.

A.3. You have downloaded a non-exclusive license which grants you certain rights to use the font softwares. It is not an agreement for sale of the font software, of its design or any portion of it.

A.4. Except for your right to use the font softwares granted by this license, all other rights are owned and retained by the Supplier.


B. GENERAL LAWFUL USE OF PRODUCT

B.1. When downloading any Free Trial font software from the Supplier and upon acceptance of this EULA, you obtain a license to install the font software on an unlimited number of computers. These computers have to belong to the account’s owner from which the files were downloaded. They can be connected to, and the font software used with, any number of output devices belonging to the Licensee, such as printers for example. The font software may be downloaded to the memory (hard disk or RAM) of output devices belonging to the Licensee for the purpose of having such font software remain resident in the output device.

B.2. This EULA allows you to use the files exclusively for trial purposes in single-print-test-designs or limited-and-protected-access-web-test-designs in order to help you to decide if the font is suitable for your needs before purcha­sing a Retail Font Software License. Any published or accessible work, online or offline is strictly prohibited. Exceptions apply for students, as described under B.8.

B.3. You are not authorized to sublicense, sell, lend or lease the font software.

B.4. You may not convert, modify or rename the original font software under any circumstance.

B.5. You may not open the original font software in an editing software in order to reveal its structure, organization or code.

B.6. You may not use the original font software file to create a derivative or modified product or design, including creating characters for alphabets and languages not covered by the typeface or designing a custom versions of the typeface.

B.7. You may not modify the design of the characters contained in the font software, even if converted to outlines with the help of an editing or design software.

(Exception for students)

B.8. Students can use the Free Trial files for any non-commercial work in the scope of their studies. They are allowed to publish these projects online or offline.


C. SELF-HOSTING AND EMBEDDING:
SPECIFIC LAWFUL USE OF PRODUCT

C.1. You are not authorized to embed the font software in any document, application, website or video stream which could be accessible publicly or by a third party. Exceptions apply for students, as described under C.4.

C.2. You are entitled to embed the licensed font software in a secured read-only mode, subject to the following restrictions: you shall secure embedded documents against unauthorized use by any third party.

C.3. You are not authorized to embed the licensed font software for the purpose of allowing third parties to create new documents or designs.

(Exception for students)

C.4. Students can embed the Free Trial files for any non-commercial work in the scope of their studies. These projects can be accessible publicly.


D. GENERAL USAGE

D.1. The font software may NOT be installed or used on a server that can be accessed via the Internet, via another external network system (a system other than LAN) or by workstations which are not part of a licensed unit. For embedding in website, see C.1–C.4.

D.2. For the exclusive purpose of data backup, additional copies of the font software can be made.

D.3. Everyone having access to the font software has to be informed of the terms of this EULA.


E. WARRANTY AND LIABILITY

E.1. Limited Warranty:

Swiss Typefaces Sàrl makes no warranties, express or implied on Free Trial files.

E.2. Intellectual Property Warranty:

The Supplier warrants that it has all of the rights necessary to enter into this agreement and that the font software does not breach the intellectual property rights of any third party.

E.3. Disclaimer of Warranties:

The warranties of fitness for a particular purpose and merchantability are specifically excluded. The Supplier does not warrant the performance and result you may obtain by using the font software and accept no liability thereto.

E.4. Limitation of Liability:

In no event will the Supplier be liable to you for any consequential, indirect, incidental, punitive or special damages including any lost profits, lost data or lost savings.


F. MISCELLANEOUS

F.1. This agreement shall automatically be terminated upon failure by you to comply with its terms. If any part of the EULA is found void and unenforceable, it will not affect the validity of the balance of the EULA, which shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms. This EULA will not be governed by the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly excluded. The Licensee agrees that this EULA will be governed by the laws of Switzerland.

F.2. The EULA has been written in the English language, and the parties agree that the English version will govern.

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FOR EVERY FONT PURCHASE

you receive at the same time the right to use the files for print, web, mobile apps, electronic publications, videos & broadcasting.

All uses are automatically included in a single purchase at no additional cost.


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File Formats

(Desktop)

We provide OpenType/CFF (.otf) files.
TrueType (.ttf) are available on request.


(Web)

We provide WOFF2 (.woff2), WOFF (.woff), EOT (.eot), TTF (.ttf) and SVG (.svg) files.
They are delivered after you have registered the website URL under the Webfonts tab in your client account.

Subsets: we offer WebS and WebXL webfont files — you will find both in your package:

  • WebS is a reduced and lighter font file suitable for most common web usages;
  • WebXL is the complete font file containing all characters, including the many available only with OpenType functions and therefore not fully supported by all web browsers.


(Mobile apps)

We provide OpenType/CFF (.otf) files.


(Electronic publications)

We provide OpenType/CFF (.otf) files.


(Broadcasting)

We provide OpenType/CFF (.otf) files.

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