Terms Of Use And Sale

Dated June 2012

  1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

    Welcome to the Microsoft Online Store at https://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msca/en_CA/home (the “Microsoft Store” or “Website”). Through Microsoft Store, Microsoft provides you with access to a variety of resources, including the Website, information about software, services and other merchandise that may or may not be available for purchase, download areas, software and tools, and communication forums (collectively "Services"). The Services, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new Web properties, are subject to these Terms of Use. By using the Website or any Services, you agree to these Terms of Use. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE MICROSOFT STORE OR THE SERVICES IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF USE.

    Microsoft reserves the right to update the Terms of Use at any time without notice to you. The Terms of Use in force at the time you use the Services will govern your use and serve as the agreement between us. Please review the current Terms of Use each time you visit the Microsoft Store. The most current version of the Terms of Use can be reviewed by clicking on the "Terms of Use" hypertext link located at the bottom of our Web pages.

  2. PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION

    Unless otherwise specified, the Microsoft Store and Services are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or services obtained from the Microsoft Store or Services.

  3. PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

    In order to operate and provide the Services, we collect certain information about you. As part of the Services, we may also automatically upload information about your computer, your use of the Services and Service performance. We use and protect that information as described in the Microsoft Store Privacy Statement at Privacy Statement. You can also access the Microsoft Store Privacy Statement by clicking on the “Privacy Statement” hypertext link located at the bottom of our Web pages.

  4. NOTICE SPECIFIC TO SOFTWARE AND OTHER MERCHANDISE AVAILABLE ON THE MICROSOFT STORE

    Any software that is made available to download from the Microsoft Store (“Software”) and other merchandise (including services) available on the Microsoft Store or Services is the copyrighted work of Microsoft and/or its suppliers. If you purchase Software or merchandise from us or receive software or merchandise as part of the Service, its purchase and/or use is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, terms of sale, service agreement or other stated terms that you may be required to accept or agree to as a condition of purchasing, installing and/or using the Software or merchandise (collectively the “License Agreement”).

    Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software or merchandise not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible. Without limiting the foregoing, copying or reproduction of the software or merchandise to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited, unless such reproduction or redistribution is expressly permitted by the license agreement accompanying such software or merchandise.

    THE SOFTWARE AND MERCHANDISE ARE WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT OR ANY MANUFACTURER WARRANTY THAT MAY ACCOMPANY THE SOFTWARE OR MERCHANDISE. EXCEPT AS WARRANTED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT OR IN ANY MANUFACTURER WARRANTY THAT MAY ACCOMPANY THE SOFTWARE OR MERCHANDISE, MICROSOFT CORPORATION HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE AND MERCHANDISE, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

    FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, MICROSOFT MAY MAKE AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE MICROSOFT STORE OR SERVICES, OR IN ITS SOFTWARE OR MERCHANDISE, TOOLS AND UTILITIES FOR USE AND/OR DOWNLOAD. MICROSOFT DOES NOT MAKE ANY ASSURANCES WITH REGARD TO THE ACCURACY OF THE RESULTS OR OUTPUT THAT DERIVES FROM SUCH USE OF ANY SUCH TOOLS AND UTILITIES.

    Please respect the intellectual property rights of others when using the tools and utilities made available on the Microsoft Store or Services, or in software products or merchandise.

    RESTRICTED RIGHTS LEGEND. Any Software which is downloaded from the Microsoft Store or Services for or on behalf of the United States of America, its agencies and/or instrumentalities ("U.S. Government"), is provided with Restricted Rights. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the U.S. Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 or subparagraphs (c)(1) and (2) of the Commercial Computer Software - Restricted Rights at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as applicable. Manufacturer is Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399.

  5. NOTICE SPECIFIC TO DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE ON THE MICROSOFT STORE WEBSITE

    Permission to use Documents (such as white papers, press releases, datasheets and FAQs) from the Microsoft Store and Services is granted, provided that (1) the below copyright notice appears in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear, (2) use of such Documents from the Microsoft Store or Services is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (3) no modifications of any Documents are made. Accredited educational institutions, such as K-12, universities, private/public colleges, and community colleges, may download and reproduce the Documents for distribution in the classroom. Distribution outside the classroom requires Microsoft’s express written permission. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

    Documents specified above do not include the design or layout of the Microsoft.com Web site or any other Microsoft owned, operated, licensed or controlled site. Elements of Microsoft Web sites are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from any Microsoft Web site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by Microsoft.

    MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED AS PART OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, MICROSOFT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS AND IN NO EVENT SHALL MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE MICROSOFT STORE OR SERVICES.

    The documents and related graphics published on the Microsoft Store or Services could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Microsoft and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the product(s) and/or the program(s) described herein at any time.

  6. NOTICES REGARDING SOFTWARE, OTHER MERCHANDISE, DOCUMENTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE MICROSOFT STORE

    TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, MICROSOFT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS AND IN NO EVENT SHALL MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE MICROSOFT STORE, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, OTHER MERCHANDISE, DOCUMENTS, PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE MICROSOFT STORE OR SERVICES.

  7. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD, AND SECURITY

    If the Microsoft Store or any of the Services requires you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You also will choose a password and a user name. You may also be required to accept a service agreement or separate terms of use as a condition of opening the account. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Microsoft immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Microsoft will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Microsoft or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else's account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.

  8. NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

    As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Microsoft server, or the network(s) connected to any Microsoft server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Microsoft server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.

  9. USE OF SERVICES

    The Services may contain e-mail services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, photo albums, file cabinets and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others (each a "Communication Service" and collectively "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Communication Services, you will not:

    • Use the Communication Services in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).
    • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
    • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
    • Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.
    • Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.
    • Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer or property of another.
    • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Services specifically allows such messages.
    • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.
    • Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
    • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
    • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
    • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
    • Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
    • Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the Services or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.

    Microsoft has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Microsoft reserves the right to review materials posted to the Communication Services and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Microsoft reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.

    Microsoft reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as Microsoft deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Microsoft's sole discretion.

    Always use caution when giving out any personally identifiable information about yourself or your children in any Communication Services. Microsoft does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Services and, therefore, Microsoft specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Services. Managers and hosts are not authorized Microsoft spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Microsoft.

    Materials uploaded to the Communication Services may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination; you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

  10. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

    Microsoft Store may include links to third party sites that let you leave the Microsoft Store Website. The linked sites are not under the control of Microsoft and Microsoft is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Microsoft is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. Microsoft is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Microsoft of the site.

  11. MATERIALS THAT YOU PROVIDE TO MICROSOFT STORE OR POST AT ANY MICROSOFT WEB SITE

    Microsoft does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Microsoft (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Services or its associated services for review by the general public, or by the members of any public or private community, (each a "Submission" and collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ("Posting") your Submission you are granting Microsoft, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all Microsoft Services), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services.

    No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Microsoft is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and Microsoft may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.

    By Posting a Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in these Terms of Use including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

    In addition to the warranty and representation set forth above, by Posting a Submission that contain images, photographs, pictures or that are otherwise graphical in whole or in part ("Images"), you warrant and represent that (a) you are the copyright owner of such Images, or that the copyright owner of such Images has granted you permission to use such Images or any content and/or images contained in such Images consistent with the manner and purpose of your use and as otherwise permitted by these Terms of Use and the Services, (b) you have the rights necessary to grant the licenses and sublicenses described in these Terms of Use, and (c) that each person depicted in such Images, if any, or in the case of a minor his/her parent or legal guardian, has provided consent to the use of the Images as set forth in these Terms of Use, including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, the distribution, public display and reproduction of such Images. By Posting Images, you are granting (a) to all members of your private community (for each such Images available to members of such private community), and/or (b) to the general public (for each such Images available anywhere on the Services, other than a private community), permission to use your Images in connection with the use, as permitted by these Terms of Use, of any of the Services, (including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, making prints and gift items which include such Images), and including, without limitation, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Images without having your name attached to such Images, and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services. The licenses granted in the preceding sentences for a Images will terminate at the time you completely remove such Images from the Services, provided that, such termination shall not affect any licenses granted in connection with such Images prior to the time you completely remove such Images. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Images.

  12. UNSOLICITED IDEA SUBMISSION POLICY

    Microsoft and its employees do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, new products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ORIGINAL CREATIVE ARTWORK, IDEAS, SAMPLES, DEMOS, OR OTHER WORKS. The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when Microsoft's products or marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted to Microsoft. So, please do not send your unsolicited ideas to Microsoft or anyone at Microsoft.

    If, despite our request that you not send us your ideas and materials, you still send them, please understand that Microsoft will not compensate you for them and makes no assurances that your ideas and materials will be treated as confidential or proprietary.

  13. UNSOLICITED IDEA SUBMISSION POLICY

    Microsoft and its employees do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, new products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ORIGINAL CREATIVE ARTWORK, IDEAS, SAMPLES, DEMOS, OR OTHER WORKS. The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when Microsoft's products or marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted to Microsoft. So, please do not send your unsolicited ideas to Microsoft or anyone at Microsoft.

    If, despite our request that you not send us your ideas and materials, you still send them, please understand that Microsoft will not compensate you for them and makes no assurances that your ideas and materials will be treated as confidential or proprietary.

  14. NOTICES

    Notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Microsoft's designated agent. For details and contact information, see Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement at http://www.microsoft.com/info/cpyrtInfrg.htm. INQUIRIES THAT ARE SUBMITTED BUT ARE NOT RELEVANT TO THE PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE.
    Copyright and trademark notices

    All contents of the Website and Service are Copyright © 2012 Microsoft Corporation and/or its suppliers, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052, USA. All rights reserved. We or our suppliers own the title, copyright, and other intellectual property rights in the Website, Service and content. Microsoft and the names, logos, and icons of all Microsoft products and services may be either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft in the United States, Canada and/or other countries. A list of Microsoft trademarks can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/about/legal/en/us/IntellectualProperty/Trademarks/EN-US.aspx. The names of actual companies and products may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Any rights not expressly granted in this agreement are reserved.

    COPYRIGHT NOTICE
    © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

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