Limited software licence

This end user license agreement is a legal agreement between you, in your capacity as an individual and/or as an agent for your company, institution or other entity (called herein the "User") and the National Research Council of Canada (herein "NRC").

The User desires to use the computer software, in source code form, developed by NRC and identified as soundPATHS (called herein the "Software", a term which includes both original and modified versions of computer programs and computer data, and also includes printed matter intended to explain or assist the use of parts of the Software). Downloading, installing, using or copying the software by the User or a third party indicates that the User agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions that follow:

1. Grant of limited license

In consideration of the User's acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, NRC grants to the User, and User accepts, a free, non-exclusive, and limited license to use the Software. This license granted hereunder is NOT assignable, sub-licensable, or otherwise transferable by the User to any other party either directly or by operation of law.

2. No maintenance support

NRC shall be under no obligation whatsoever to provide maintenance or support for the Software; or to notify the User of bug fixes, patches, or upgrades to the Software (if any). If, in its sole discretion, NRC makes a Software bug fix, patch or upgrade available to the User and NRC does not separately enter into a written license agreement with the User relating to such bug fix, patch or upgrade, then it shall be deemed incorporated into the Software and subject to this Agreement.

3. Warranty Disclaimer

The software is supplied "as is". NRC disclaims any warranties, expressed, implied, or statutory, of any kind or nature with respect to the software, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. NRC shall not be liable in any event for any damages, whether direct or indirect, special or general, consequential or incidental, arising from the use of the software. NRC does: (1) not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of the software, (2) not warrant that the software will function uninterrupted, that it is error-free or that any errors will be corrected.

By using the software you are indicating your acceptance of the terms and conditions herein.

Contact us

For technical inquiries:

Dr. Christoph Hoeller
Telephone: 613-993-9749
EmailChristoph.Hoeller@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca