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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. USAGE COVERAGE

B.1. The basic license purchase covers up to 10 workstations belonging to the licensee, as well as most of the common usages that can be made with font softwares, for example: 

B.1.1. You can use the font software to create a logotype. Please read E. for more information.

B.1.2. You are allowed to use the font software in social media, online advertising, TV, videos, cinema, merchandising, electronic devices display, e-publishing, branding, visual campaigns, commercial work (non-exhaustive list), under the conditions described in this document.

B.1.3. Access to the webfonts and their unlimited usage is included with every license purchase. Please read D.7.–D.11. for more information.

B.1.4. Embedding into an unlimited amount of mobile apps is allowed without supplementary licensing needed. Please read D.11.–D.12. for more information.

B.1.5. Embedding into an unlimited amount of electronic publications is allowed without supplementary licensing needed. Please read D.13.–D.14. for more information. 

B.1.6. Broadcasting is allowed without supplementary licensing needed. Please read D.15. for more information. 

B.2. For general lawful use of product, please see C.

B.3. For specific lawful use of product, please see D. and E.

 

C. GENERAL LAWFUL USE OF PRODUCT

C.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 workstations which is specified by you in the order. These workstations 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 workstation.

C.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.

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

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

C.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.

C.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.

 

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

D1. 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:

D.2. Anyone having the font software on his workstation in order to use to design a website, mobile app, electronic publication or to use it in broadcasting have to possess a license of it. Exceptions apply as described under I.

D.3. The company owning the domain’s name of the website must possess its own license.

D.4. 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.

D.5. You are not authorized to embed the licensed font software for the purpose of allowing third parties to create documents or designs with it.

D.6. Any embedding not described below is prohibited. The Supplier may include additional authorized embedding in the future.

Web

D.7. Only the original webfont files downloaded after having registered your website in the Order section of your client account can be used as webfonts.

D.8. Self-hosting is only authorized for the website’s domain name(s) registered in your client account under the Download button available in the Order section of your client’s account.

D.9. The fonts have to be stored on the same server as the other softwares and assets associated with the licensed domains.

D.10. Technologies other than @font-face are not allowed.

D.11. The use of third party font hosting services is strictly prohibited.

Mobile apps

D.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.

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

Electronic publications

D.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.

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

Broadcasting

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

 

E. SPECIFIC LAWFUL USE OF PRODUCT: USAGE IN LOGOS AND REQUEST FOR MODIFICATIONS

E.1. You can use the font software to create a logotype, as long as the design contained in the font software remains unmodified, even if converted to outlines with the help of an editing software.

E.2. If you want to apply design modifications on our characters in order to have a unique design based on our font software, please contact us with project description to request an offer. Modification have to receive written approval from the Supplier.

 

F. SPECIFIC LAWFUL USE OF PRODUCT: STUDENT DISCOUNT

F.1. An exclusive offer for students is available on the Supplier’s website. This offer is only available for currently engaged students.

F.2. The student discount is not available for teachers or universities.

F.3. The license obtained via a purchase with a student discount does not differ in any way from this current document. Students can obtain a full professional license at an advantageous price.

F.4. Licenses acquired with a student discount keeps its validity after the studies termination.

 

G. COMPATIBILITY AND USAGE

G.1. The Supplier provides OpenType/CFF (.otf) desktop font formats.

G.2. TrueType (.ttf) desktop files are made available in complement to the OpenType files. These are specifically intended for Microsoft Office softwares and others softwares not working with the OpenType font softwares. Our TrueType files use style-linking technology to comply with the softwares recommandations. However most of the softwares with TrueType format requirement stipulate that only the fonts distributed with their softwares or proprietary to the software manufacturer should be used and that other manufacturers font softwares and custom font software should not be used. Therefor, we cannot offer any warranty nor support on TrueType’s font software format compatibility and usage.

G.3. Webfonts files are supplied in WOFF2 (.woff2) and WOFF (.woff) formats. 

G.4. EOT (.eot), TTF (.ttf) and SVG (.svg) are depreciated webfonts formats made available only for compatibility reasons with out-dated browsers and operating systems. Therefor, we cannot offer any warranty nor support on these font software format compatibility and usage.

G.5. The Supplier guarantees that the font softwares downloaded from its website are valid fonts, installable and printable.

G.6. OpenType layout features are tested independent from any application.

G.7. It’s a matter of the systems, softwares versions or browsers whether they support these formats and features: please refer to your system/software/browser documentation.

 

H. PROVIDING THE FONT FILES TO THIRD PARTIES

H.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.

H.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.

H.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 workstations.

H.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.

 

I. BUYING THE FONT FILES ON BEHALF OF A CLIENT

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

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

I.3. You have to provide your client with a copy of the EULA. The EULA has to be accepted by the client and will be considered as accepted by the license owner stipulated in the order.

I.4. You have to provide your client with the original invoice related to the purchase. It can be found in your client account in your related order.

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

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

 

J. STANDARD USER LICENSE / MULTI-USER LICENSE

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

J.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 workstation from the total allowed amount stipulated in your order.

J.3. If the font software is installed on a single file server for use on a single Local Area Network (LAN), access to the font files and their usage must be managed by credential access, in order to limit its availability to the amount of workstations stipulated in the order.

J.4. 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 D.7.–D.11.

J.5. For the exclusive purpose of data backup, additional copies of the font software can be made.

 

K. WARRANTY AND LIABILITY

K.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 described in this document. 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.

K.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.

K.3. Disclaimer of Warranties:

Except for the limited warranties set forth in clause K.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.

K.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.

 

L. MISCELLANEOUS

L.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.

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

 

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREED TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.

Trial

The most friendly and efficient way to test and choose fonts

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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