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This license is only applicable to PERMIS binary software distributions. OpenPERMIS is not covered by this license and a separate BSD license is embedded in all the OpenPERMIS source code modules.

Please note that the some PERMIS binary software has software from Stiftung SIC embedded within it.

PERMIS binary software that does not have Stiftung SIC components embedded in them are Simple PERMIS and SAWS. The following paragraph does not apply if you only use Simple PERMIS and/or SAWS, otherwise the conditions of the following paragraph do apply.

The IAIK toolkit is a separately licensed product from Stiftung SIC, and if you use their toolkit, you will need to obtain a separate license from SIC. (Educational, research and evaluation licenses are currently at no cost, but commercial licenses must be purchased from Stiftung SIC.) Under a special agreement between Stiftung SIC and the University of Kent, agreeing to the PERMIS licence covers you for use of the IAIK software embedded in PERMIS, for educational and research purposes only. Please keep in mind that you should contact both us and SIC if you would like to use our products in a commercial context. By accepting our license you also accept that we will forward your registered name, affiliation and email-address to Stiftung SIC. We would also like to inform you that after registration your user details will be stored at Stiftung SIC, and you may be contacted by the Stiftung SIC Sales Department.

PERMIS Software License (Academic) Agreement
Information Systems Security Research Group (ISSRG)
Computing Laboratory
University of Kent
United Kingdom/Europe.

1.1 The term "ISSRG" refers to the Information Systems Security Research Group based at the University of Kent.

1.2 The term "SOFTWARE" refers to any binary materials related to the PERMIS project, compiled by the University of Kent, and downloaded from its computers. The SOFTWARE is the sole property of ISSRG and protected by English, International Copyright Law, e.g. the Revised Berne Convention, and the US Copyright Act.

The SOFTWARE is "in use" when it is loaded into random access memory or installed on a hard disk or other storage device (other than a network server). Installing the SOFTWARE on a network server solely for the purpose of internally distributing the SOFTWARE shall not constitute "in use",provided that you have a license for each computer to which the SOFTWARE is distributed. If the number of users of the SOFTWARE is reasonably anticipated to exceed the number of corresponding licenses, you shall ensure that the number of concurrent users does not exceed the number of licenses.

1.3 The term "written materials" applies to all documentation and files concerning the PERMIS project that does not form part of the SOFTWARE, including user guides, installation guides, frequently asked questions, configuration files.

2.1 Under the terms of this license you may:

a - Use the enclosed SOFTWARE solely for the purposes of Academic Research and Teaching; and;
b - Copy the SOFTWARE and written materials for archival purposes, or copy the Software and written materials to a single hard disk, provided that you retain the original for archival purposes.

2.2 You shall not:

a - Copy, modify or distribute the written materials without the written permission of the ISSRG;
b - Use, copy, modify, translate or merge the SOFTWARE except as provided in this agreement;
c - Reverse-engineer, dissemble, or decompile the SOFTWARE;
d - Sublicense, rent, lease, or assign any portion of the SOFTWARE;
e - Transfer the SOFTWARE or written materials to any other party except by express prior written permission of ISSRG; or
f - Use the SOFTWARE for any commercial or profit-making activity.

The SOFWARE and written materials are owned by ISSRG and are protected by English Copyright laws and international treaty provisions. You shall treat the SOFTWARE and written materials like any copyrighted material.

Except as expressly stated herein, the Software and written materials are provided "AS IS." You shall be entirely responsible for the selection of the SOFTWARE and for the installation of, use of, and results obtained from, the SOFTWARE.

All other warranties or conditions, either express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantibility or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the SOFTWARE and written materials are excluded from the license.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall ISSRG be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of information, or any other pecuniary loss) arising out of the use or inability to use this SOFTWARE, even if ISSRG has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

You shall not export or re-export this SOFTWARE or written materials, or any portion thereof. This license and your right to use the SOFTWARE and written materials shall terminate automatically if you violate any part of this agreement. In the event of termination, you shall immediately destroy all copies of the SOFTWARE and written materials or return them at your expense to ISSRG.

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and ISSRG and supersedes any prior agreement concerning the contents of this SOFTWARE and written materials. It shall not be modified except by written agreement dated subsequent to the date of this agreement signed by an authorised representative of ISSRG.

ISSRG shall not be bound by any provision of any purchase order,
confirmation, correspondence, or otherwise, unless ISSRG specifically agrees to the provision in writing.

This agreement shall be considered as a contract made in England and according to English Law, subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

COPYRIGHT 2005 by ISSRG. All Rights Reserved.

Last updated 20 July 2011