End User License Agreements (EULAs)
Gestalten License Agreements
DG Single-UserEnd-User Licence Agreement
Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co. KG (Gestalten)
By purchasing fonts from Gestalten, the user is transferred the right to use a limited number of copies of the original font software. This Licence is non-exclusive and not transferable to third parties. The “Single Licence” allows the use on up to five (5) devices (such as computer, printer, digital typesetting machine or other machines generating characters for processing) that belong to the same person or company. In order to further increase the number of devices in excess of this number, “Multi-Licences” have to be acquired as displayed on the website. The Licences do not include the right of resale, sub-Licence and electronic transmission. The Licence does not include the right to modify, reformat or otherwise change the source-code of the font.
Embedding Gestalten fonts into electronic documents (such as PDF, Powerpoint, OpenDoc, PGML or others) is only permitted insofar as same is effected on computers owned by the licensee, and provided, further, that such said computers are registered with a valid license for the said, applicable fonts so embedded. In the event that data is passed on to third parties (e.g. to a service studio, printer, newsletter, or loaded up on an internet page or any such similar usage), then the font information shall, in each instance and prior to any such transfer of any such data to third parties, be converted into non-editable outlines.
All Gestalten fonts have been tested on standard “Mac OS X”- and “Windows XP”- driven computer systems. Possibly some fonts do not include a complete letterset. In this context, please pay also attention to our limitation on liability.
Limitation on Liability
Gestalten does not assume any liability for damage – regardless of the type or extent of damage – resulting from the use or the downloading of fonts by Licencee or a third party in so far as Gestalten can only be blamed for the negligent violation of obligations and/or the respective obligations of our vicarious agents and other persons employed by us in the performance of our obligations; unless Gestalten has infringed upon material obligations or rights so that the attainment of the purpose of the contract is jeopardized or the Licencee has suffered health damage. Towards entrepreneurs we shall be liable for foreseeable damage and damage typical to the business only; liability towards entrepreneurs for gross negligence of our vicarious agents and other persons employed by us in the performance of our obligations shall be excluded.
Violations against this Licence by the Licencee shall automatically cause this Licence to be terminated. In such cases the relevant font and all products containing the font shall not be used, published, and/or distributed. All available copies of the font shall promptly be destroyed. Gestalten reserves the right to initiate civil and criminal proceedings for violations against the Licence. Please bear in mind that font-piracy is illegal and punishable!
DG Webfont EULAEnd User Font Licence Agreement for Gestalten Webfonts (WOFF/EOT)
This end user Licence Agreement (hereinafter "Agreement") is a legal agreement between you, or, if you represent a legal entity, that legal entity (hereinafter "You") and Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co. KG (hereinafter "Gestalten"), and is applicable to the Font Software that is accompanied by this Agreement or that You have ordered online.
By downloading the Font Software or, if You purchased it not online, by installing the Font Software or by opening the package, You agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If You do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, do not download, install, or use the Font Software. If You have purchased Font Software in a sealed retail package and do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, return it unopened to the place of purchase.
"Font Software" means coded software that is accompanied by this Agreement or that You have ordered online and that generates typeface designs when used with the appropriate hard- and software, plus any and all other data including documentation provided with such software.
"Licensed Unit" means installations of the Font Software that allow the design of Your Websites which have - based on any six consecutive calendar months - not more than the overall monthly average of Pageviews stated on Your invoice for the purchase of the Font Software. If no number of Pageviews is given on your invoice, the licensed number of Pageviews is 500,000 per month. If Your Websites averages (based on a period of six consecutive calendar months) at any given time in the future more than the licensed number of Pageviews per month, You must purchase an extended licence from Gestalten or its authorized distributors.
"Use" means to design Your own personal or business Website with the typeface embodied in the Font Software and to make accessible the Font Software together with Your Website on a web server in order to enable a web browser to render the content of such a Website using the respective Font Software. Use does not include the behaviour set forth in Clause 2.2. below.
"Website" as used here is a connected group of related web pages which form an entity whose content is managed by You, and which are organized under a particular domain name, including sub-domains. The Website can be viewed either over Your local area network or over the Internet. For the avoidance of doubt, web pages on sub-domains whose content is managed by other persons are deemed to be not part of Your Website.
"Pageview" is each request to load a single page of each of Your Websites. Pageviews - also referred to as page impressions or page requests - must be recorded by a commonly accepted or recognized performance tracking system. Gestalten reserves the right to request written copies of your average Pageview reporting statistics.
2. Grant of Licence and Restrictions
2.1. Grant of Licence. Gestalten grants You a non-exclusive licence to Use the Font Software in a Licensed Unit for Your own personal or business purposes according to the terms of this Agreement. If the average number of Pageviews under which the Font Software is Used exceeds the amount set forth in the Licensed Unit, then You must request from Gestalten or its authorized distributors an appropriate licence extension covering all Pageviews; an additional fee will be charged for this licence extension.
2.2. Restriction of Use. You are not allowed to copy, distribute or make the Font Software available to third parties so that they can use it for their purposes or for purposes other than the display of Your Websites. In particular (but not limited to), You are not allowed (i) to disseminate or make available the Font Software or parts of it through any online service or a file sharing platform or (ii) to sublicense the Font Software to third parties so that they can use it for their websites (even though such websites are hosted under Your domain name), e. g. for websites in social networks, for individual online shops under a common domain name, in blogging communities, by online editors, as a design tool, etc. If You wish to use the Font Software for such purposes, You must obtain a special licence from Gestalten or its authorized distributors.
2.3. No Embedding. You may not embed the Font Software in any documents (e. g. pdf documents), applications or devices other than your Websites. You may not use the Font Software for other services that are rendering the fonts, e. g. pre-press, plotting, exposing, etc. If You wish to use the Font Software for such purposes, You must obtain a separate pre-press font licence from Gestalten or its authorized distributors.
2.4. Backup. You may make backup copies of the Font Software for archival purposes only, provided that You retain exclusive custody and control over such copies. Any backup copy of the Font Software must contain the same copyright, trademark, and other proprietary information as the original.
2.5. Modifications. You may not modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, alter, or attempt to discover the source code of the Font Software except as expressly provided for in this Clause 2 and the Definition of Use. If You want to make modifications to the Font Software, You must obtain the prior written consent of Gestalten.
The Font Software, and all copies thereof, is protected by applicable laws
and by international treaties. Any copyright, trademark and other rights belong exclusively to Gestalten and/or its licensors. You do not gain the ownership of the Font Software or any part hereof under this Agreement. The structure, organization, and the code of the Font Software are trade secrets of Gestalten, and You agree to treat them as such.
4. Transfer of Licence
Except as expressly provided herein, You may not give, rent or lease or make available the Font Software or parts of it to third parties.
5. Limitation of Liability
If the Font Software does not perform substantially in accordance with the pertaining documentation, Gestalten will offer you either, at Gestalten's option, the replacement of the Font Software or the refund of the licence fee You paid for the Font Software.
Gestalten does not assume any liability for damages - regardless of the type or extent of damage - resulting from the use or the downloading of the Font Software by You or a third party in so far as Gestalten (or its vicarious agents and other persons employed) has not acted with willful intent or gross negligence - unless Gestalten has infringed upon material obligations or rights so that the attainment of the purpose of the contract is jeopardized or You have suffered health damage. Towards entrepreneurs Gestalten shall be liable for foreseeable damage and damage typical to the business only.
Gestalten and its suppliers do not warrant specific results You may obtain by using the Font Software. Gestalten and its suppliers make no warranties express or implied, as to non-infringement of third party rights, merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose.
This limitation of liabilty does not affect any claims You might have against Your retailer.
6. Export Restriction
You agree that the Font Software will not be shipped, transferred or exported into any country or used in any manner prohibited by any applicable export laws, restrictions or regulations.
Gestalten has the right to terminate Your licence immediately if You fail to comply with any term of this Agreement. Upon termination, You must destroy the original and any copies of the Font Software.
8. General provisions
You agree to inform all users who have access to the Font Software about the content of this Agreement and to make sure that they comply with the terms of this Agreement. This Agreement may only be modified in writing signed by an authorized officer of Gestalten.
9. Governing Law
This Agreement and any and all controversies arising in connection therewith will be exclusively governed by the laws and jurisdiction of Germany. This agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly excluded. If any part of this agreement is found void and unenforceable, it will not affect the validity of the balance of the Agreement, which shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms.