Terms and conditions

Please read all rights and limitations stated in this End User License Agreement ("EULA") carefully before using Cowbee online services. This EULA is a legal agreement between you (natural person, legal person or other organizations) and Cowbee And Angels Asset Management Limited (“Cowbee”), as well as its affiliates. By installing, copying and/or otherwise using the software, you signify your assent to and acceptance of the EULA, and acknowledge that you have read and understood all the terms of the EULA. If you represent an entity, by installing, copying and/or otherwise using the software, you are deemed to accept these terms on behalf of the entity. If you DO NOT agree any term of this agreement, please do not install, download or use this software and its relevant services by any other means. The EULA does not involve software maintenance, upgrades, or support services provided by Cowbee.

Unless being replaced by a new version, the EULA applies to any community edition of related and corresponds software and its related updates, and any usage of the source code, regardless the way how the software is delivered.

This EULA is a user-specific license agreement for Cowbee And Angels Asset Management Limited. Regardless of whether you pay for the software, you must comply with the terms of this EULA.

The software is only licensed to users who comply with the terms of this EULA. In the software. Compared with their previous version in any components of the software, any part of the source code and object code that are created or modified by Cowbee, attached with the copyright declaration of Cowbee, are owned by Cowbee. For all purposes of this EULA, using the software includes downloading, installing, copying, redistributing or running a function in other ways.

1) License Authorization. Subject to the following terms, Cowbee grants to you a perpetual, worldwide, and non-exclusive license to the software pursuant to this EULA and “GNU General Public License” (Version 3). The software may contain the components compiled by third-party developers in accordance with the corresponding open source license Each software component is undera license located in its source code, which should be conformed to when using it. Pertaining solely to the software, this EULA does not limit your rights under the license terms applicable to any particular component, nor grant you the right to supersede any term of such license.

2) Intellectual Property Rights. The program ownedby related originate correspondant in the software is protected under Copyright Law and other applicable laws. (1) You shall not remove any copyright mark from the software, meanwhile you shall make the copyright mark exactly as is on all the copies of the software to duly announce the copyright of originate correspondant and/or other licensors. (2) Cowbee do not owns the copyright and other intellectual property rights of the software (including but not limited to any image, picture, flash, video, record, music, word and additional program, color, user interface-design, structure), attached printing material and any copies of the software (except for trademarks and other rights owned by third parties), or Cowbee do not has the legitimate using rights. (3) The copyright of the software and printing documents are protected under the Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law, Anti-injustice Competition Law of PRC and international laws and treaties. (4) You shall not remove or destroy any copyright mark regarding the software. You guarantee that you shall also copy this copyright declaration in all copies of the software (whether in whole or part).

3) Redistribution. Cowbee and its affiliates have legal trademark rights to “Cowbee” trademarks and logos. You are not permitted to use cowbee trademarks without authorization, including using the trademarks for redistribution (including but not limited to software sales, pre-installation, bundling, etc.) of the software or its components, whether they have been modified or not. You may redistribute only if: (1) Commercial redistribution is allowed in the written agreement with Cowbee, and (2) You have retained the copyright mark and copyright declaration of the software in accordance with section 2 above, in the meantime, you have removed and replaced all trademarks of Cowbee. You should be aware that modification may damage the software and it may not function properly.

4) Specification. The use of this software is subject to the laws and this EULA. You are not entitled to perform, including but not limited to, the following activities by using the software:

    4.1) to publish, deliver, transmit or store any content that contravenes the laws and regulations belongs to the country where the user resides, or threatens the social security, social stability, or anything that is inappropriate, insulting, defamatory, obscene, violent and against the laws, regulations and policies belongs to the country where the user resides;
    4.2) to publish, deliver, transmit or store content that infringes others intellectual property rights or trade secrets;
    4.3) to issue, deliver or transmit bulk advertisements or spam;
    4.4) to publish, transmit or distribute images, pictures, software or other materials (including but not limited to copyright, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, privacy and related personality rights) that infringe on third parties, unless you have obtained the necessary and effective authorization from the right holder in advance;
    4.5) to take any actions to threaten the security of the network, including but not limited to, use data or enter server/account without permission; enter public networks or private computer and delete, copy, amend or add stored information without permission; without permission, attempt to detect, scan or test the weakness of the Software system or the network or attempt to conduct any other activities to damage the network security system; attempt to intervene with, affect the normal operation of, the Software or the network; intentionally spread malicious programs or viruses, and take other actions to damage or intervene with the normal information service of the network; forge part or all of the titles of TCP/IP packages.
    4.6) to use other services provided by the software and Cowbee in any illegal way, for any illegal purpose, or in any inconsistent way with the EULA.

If you fail to comply with the above provisions, Cowbee has the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, completely or partially suspend, or limit its normal function of the software, and reserves all rights to pursue your actions.

5) Disclaimer of Warranty. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, the software is licensed "as is" without any other assurance and warranties, whether express, implied or statutory, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose.

The software is designed and supplied as a general purpose product and not for the specific use of any user. No software is without errors, so you should always make a backup of your files, and solely be responsible for the risks of using the software. Cowbee does not take any liability for the damages and risks resulting from using or inability to use the software, including, but not limited to direct or indirect personal injuries, commercial profit loss, data loss, or any other economic loss. Cowbee does not take any liability for damages caused by telecommunication systems or Internet network failures, or any other force majeure reasons (including hacking attack). Cowbee is not responsible for any claims or damages arising out of or in connection with the content of the software or others related to the content provided by you or a third party. If user violates the provisions of the EULA and makes damages, Cowbee has the right to take measures including, but not limited to, suspending the license, stopping the services, restricting the use, and legal investigations.

6) Support Services.(1) While Cowbee is making a great effort to support users of the software through the Linux Community, it’s not obliged for Cowbee to make any support to the users of Cowbee, nor to guarantee to support promptly and effective (2) You expressly assent that, Cowbee can use the technical information you provided (if any, such as bug feedback and suggestions) for business purpose, including but not limited to software supporting and researching. Unless necessary, Cowbee will not specifically mention and mark the information source when using it in support services.

7) Third Party Programs. Cowbee may distribute third party software programs with the software, which are not the necessity to run the software, provided as a convenience to you, and are subject to their own license terms. In addition, any program you install and run based on the software is considered as the third party software program. If you do not agree to abide by the applicable license terms accompanied with the third party software programs, you should not install or run such Third Party Programs. If you wish to install the third party software programs on more than one system or transfer them to another party, then you must contact the licensorsof the third party software programs.

8) Right Reservation. All rights not expressly granted with the software are owned by Cowbee, and user must obtain written consent from Cowbee separately when using other rights.

9) License Termination. (1) Cowbee is entitled to terminate the EULA at any time, if any terms or conditions in the EULA are violated. (2) Provided that Cowbee offers you any replaced, revised or upgraded edition of the software attached with a replacement of the EULA, which stipulates that you can use the replaced, revised or upgraded edition of the software under the condition that you accept the replacement of the EULA, Cowbee may terminate this EULA.

10) Feedback. Where you provide feedback, data or other information (collectively referred to as information, including but not limited to any ideas, concepts or technologies, as feedback, data, questions, comments, suggestions, etc. to improve the software and software-related services), regardless of the submitting method or accompanying media, to Cowbee, all such information shall be deemed unrestricted and non-confidential. Moreover, you agree that Cowbee has a permanent, inalienable, non-exclusive right to use such information worldwide and share it with other parties (such as hardware and software suppliers), without any obligation to pay, compensate or reward you. Cowbee under this section shall also have the right to use, duplicate, modify, transmit and disseminate all information you submitted, create derivative works therefrom, display and implement all information you submitted and to allow third parties to conduct the foregoing actions. Unless necessary, Cowbee will not specifically mention and mark the information source when using it in support services.

11) Jurisdictionand Applicable Law. The establishment, execution, interpretation and resolution of disputes with respect to the EULA shall be governed by the laws and regulations of the country with which the development and licensing of the software are most closely related.

12) Interpretation and Modification. Cowbee has the right to interpret and modify this EULA to the maximum extent without any violation of all the applicable laws and regulations, as well as the agreements that the software complies with, including “GNU General Public License”(Version 3). It also reserves the right to modify this EULA at any time in accordance with the changes in relevant laws and regulations, as well as the company's conditions and business strategies. The modified EULA will be shown in the new version of the software for acceptance before you use it. In the event of a dispute, the latest EULA shall prevail. If you do not agree with the changes in the EULA, you can uninstall and delete the software and destroy the relevant information. If you continue to use the software, you are deemed to have accepted the modifications in the EULA.

13) This EULAis published in Simplified Chinese and English. No matter which language version you read, the Simplified Chinese version shall prevail.

14) Contact Us. If you have any questions regarding this EULA, or need any information, please contact Cowbee at cs.cowbee@cowbee.net.