Serious Search Engine Friendliness
vBSEO™ - vBulletin™ Search Engine Optimization Plugin
End User License Agreement - EULA (Versions 2.x and 3.x)
NOTE: Crawlability, Inc. is in no way affiliated with vBulletin Solutions Inc., author of vBulletin™
Please read this entire license agreement fully before using vBSEO™. This End-User License Agreement ("EULA") is a legal agreement between you (either an individual or a single entity) and Crawlability, Inc., developers of vBSEO™. This agreement covers all current and future versions of vBSEO™. The current version as of March 11, 2011 is vBSEO 3.6.0 Gold.
By installing and/or using vBSEO you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this agreement. If you do not agree to the terms of this EULA, you may not use vBSEO.
Subject to the provisions set forth in this agreement, Crawlability, Inc. (Crawlability) grants you a non-exclusive license to:
You are entitled to:
You are NOT entitled to:
ANTI-PIRACY AND EULA VIOLATIONS
Crawlability, Inc. reserves the right to include mechanisms for the detection of the vBSEO software piracy and/or general EULA violations. These mechanisms may include the transmission of data from your server to Crawlability, Inc. servers that identify your unique vBSEO license key and forum URL information. Note: NO ADDITIONAL DATA other than what is required to validate your vBSEO license or provide support will be transmitted.
Forums found to be running unauthorized copies of vBSEO will be flagged for review. Anyone violating the vBSEO Acceptable Usage Policy or general EULA terms, will be contacted and requested to uninstall vBSEO immediately. Those who do not comply will be subject to legal action as outlined in this agreement in order to resolve the violation of terms and/or illegal actions. Crawlability, Inc. will seek damages of not less than $5000.00 per license violation to cover the cost of piracy detection, enforcement, and legal fees.
ACCEPTABLE USAGE POLICY:
Crawlability Inc. reserves the right to disallow the use of vBSEO software on any website containing illegal or inappropriate information. Laws used to determine eligibility are that of the United States of America which governs Crawlability, Inc, and not that of the local forum in question.
You may NOT use the software on any website that contains the following information as the *main theme* of the forum:
Review and interpretation of the above criteria is at the sole discretion of authorized representatives of Crawlability, Inc.
VBSEO LICENSE SALE AND/OR TRANSFER
Crawlability Inc. allows vBSEO customers to update their forum URL, or to change from one URL to another, provided the new location is "owned by the same customer", and is NOT being transferred to another party for sale, or for any other purpose.
SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS FOR VBSEO LICENSE TRANSFERS TO 3RD PARTIES
Crawlability Inc. may, upon request, allow vBSEO customers to transfer an active vBSEO license to a 3rd party, if the following conditions are met:
This policy applies to license transfers for both transfers in which (a) the forum URL changes, and (b) the forum URL does NOT change (i.e. full forum sales).
Crawlability Inc. reserves the right to reject or delay any transfer request for a determined period of time in order to prevent fraudulent transfer activities.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
vBSEO and any related documentation is provided "AS IS", without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including and without limitation the warranties of merchantability, suitability for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of vBSEO is the responsibility of the licensee. If vBSEO is found to contain defects (a natural occurrence in the software development life cycle), the licensee and NOT Crawlability, Inc. assume the entire cost of service and repair. vBSEO's security mechanisms rely upon 3rd party technology and have inherent limitations. It is your responsibility to ensure that vBSEO meets your requirements and is compatible with your vBulletin installation including any other installed software or components of your web hosting or server environment. This disclaimer of warranty constitutes an essential part of this license agreement.
In no event shall Crawlability, Inc. or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or any other pecuniary loss) arising out of the use of or inability to use this product, even if Crawlability, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Refunds are based on software failure, not server issues or lack of features. Refunds cannot be issued in cases where your server does not have the required versions of MySQL or PHP properly installed.
30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE
Refunds are provided only after a support team member has assisted with your installation or has verified the product was properly installed. This may or may not include logging into your site to check your settings and to make any necessary adjustments to our software configuration files. Crawlability/vBSEO will determine if a refund is eligible based on individual situations. Refunds are not available after 30 days from the purchase date.
Title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights for vBSEO shall remain with Crawlability, Inc. The Software is protected by International copyright laws and treaties. Title and related rights in the content generated through vBSEO are the property of the applicable content owner and may be protected by applicable law. This license gives Crawlability no rights to such content.
This license agreement will terminate automatically upon failure to comply with the limitations described herein or on written notice from an authorized representative of Crawlability, Inc. On termination, you must destroy all copies of vBSEO and related documentation or materials within 24 hours. Termination of the license due to noncompliance will NOT result in any refunds of license fees.
vBSEO COPYRIGHT NOTICES
vBSEO copyright notices may NOT be removed under any circumstance UNLESS a "branding removal option" has been purchased for each license from which you desire to remove the copyright notice.
Removal of the vBSEO copyright notice without purchasing a "branding removal option" or obtaining express written permission from Crawlability Inc. will result in the termination of this license agreement in which case you must delete vBSEO from your website within 24 hours. Termination of the license due to noncompliance will not result in any refunds of license fees.
This agreement shall be governed by the Laws of the USA Territory of Puerto Rico and the Laws of the United States of America, as well as International intellectual property laws. Any action in regard to this license agreement or arising out of its terms and conditions shall be instituted and litigated in Puerto Rico. Each of the parties consents to jurisdiction in such Court and agrees that service of process as provided by the states and rules of civil procedures of the United States Territory of Puerto Rico shall be sufficient.
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For questions, write to the above address, email
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