Share:
SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT - MICROSOFT DREAMSPARK STANDARD
This is a subscription agreement (“agreement”) between Microsoft Corporation (or based on where you live, one of its affiliates) and you for the Microsoft DreamSpark subscription offering (“DreamSpark Subscription”). Please read it. For purposes of this agreement, the term “software” applies to the software provided to you under the DreamSpark Subscription, which includes any media on which you received it.
1. DEFINITIONS.
a. You means either.
• accredited educational institutions, or
• an organization that shares students, faculty, or facilities with such institutions or is operated for the purpose of helping such institutions train students.
b. Additional Definitions:
  i. "students" means persons currently enrolled in your courses, labs, or programs, where such enrollment may lead to academic credit or certification.
 ii. "staff" means persons providing IT support directly associated with managing your DreamSpark Subscription; and
iii. "faculty" means persons employed to teach courses to your students, assist with courses, labs or programs for your students, or conduct non-commercial research on your behalf.

2. TERMS FOR DREAMSPARK SUBSCRIPTION.
a. DreamSpark Subscription.
Subject to the terms of this agreement, the DreamSpark Subscription provides subscription access to software and other benefits for use in the educational fields, subject to the terms of this agreement. Microsoft may change or terminate the DreamSpark Subscription or any associated benefits at any time without prior notice to you.
b. Availability of the DreamSpark Subscription.
DreamSpark Standard is available to most entities that meet the definitions in Section 1(a). Microsoft reserves the right to determine in its sole discretion whether an organization meets, or continues to meet the eligibility criteria to receive the DreamSpark Subscription.

3. DREAMSPARK SUBSCRIPTION RIGHTS.
a. Access to the DreamSpark Subscription software.
Only those individuals specifically authorized under this agreement may access and use the software.
b. Installation and Use Rights.
Your use of the software is subject to the license terms provided with the software, such as click-through license terms, except for any changes to those terms that are provided in this agreement. The DreamSpark Subscription and software may not be shared, transferred, resold, assigned or used to develop or maintain your own administrative or IT systems. Regarding the DreamSpark Subscription software, you may:
• have your staff make and install copies of the software on any number of servers, personal computers and media on your premises for use in support of the DreamSpark Subscription pursuant to the terms of this agreement;
• let your staff, faculty, and students use the software only (a) to teach, develop, support, conduct, or take courses, labs, or programs you offer; (b) in non-commercial research on your behalf; or (c) to design, develop, test, and demonstrate software programs for the above purposes;
• let your staff, faculty, and students make one additional copy of the software on their own computer or other device solely for use as a backup copy, provided that their use is pursuant to these terms; and
• run the DreamSpark Subscription software in a virtualized environment only to the extent such rights are granted by the individual application end user license of the respective software.
c. No commercial use.
Except as provided below, you may not use the DreamSpark Subscription software for commercial purposes or commercial software application development, publication or distribution unless you first purchase the appropriate commercial license(s) for the software.
• Windows Phone Application Requirements. To commercially publish and distribute a phone-based software application that you developed using the DreamSpark Subscription software, the application must be submitted through the Windows Phone Dev Center (https://dev.windowsphone.com/) for publication in the Windows Phone Store and comply with all applicable Windows Phone Store Application Provider requirements.
• Windows Application Requirements. To commercially publish and distribute a computer-based software application that you developed using the DreamSpark Subscription software, the application must be published in the Windows Store and comply with all applicable Windows Store Application Developer requirements.
• Xbox LIVE Indie Games Development Requirements. To commercially publish and distribute a console-based game or software application that you developed using the DreamSpark Subscription software, the application must be published to Xbox LIVE Indie Games and comply with all applicable Xbox LIVE Indie Games requirements.
Visit the DreamSpark App Developer portal at https://www.dreamspark.com/Student/App-Development.aspx.

4. ADDITIONAL TERMS FOR THE DREAMSPARK SUBSCRIPTION.
a. Changes in status.
You will stop providing DreamSpark Subscription program benefits or any software keys to anyone who ceases being one of your staff, faculty, or students as such terms are defined above. However, students who have received software under the DreamSpark Subscription may continue to use such software when they are no longer students provided that they do so in accordance with these terms.
b. Copy quality.
You will ensure that each copy your students, faculty, and staff makes of the software is a true and complete copy, and includes all license terms, copyright, trademark, and other notices.
c. Not for Resale Software.
You may not resell, transfer or assign the software.
d. Administrator.
You must assign an administrator to act as the primary contact person for Microsoft regarding the following:
• administering and managing the DreamSpark Subscription software;
• enforcing the guidelines set by these DreamSpark Subscription terms; and
• keeping records of the number of downloads of the DreamSpark Subscription software from your servers, and records of the staff, faculty, and students to whom you provide media containing the DreamSpark Subscription software.
e. Parental or legal guardian consent.
Access to the software included in the DreamSpark Subscription may only be given to students under thirteen (13) years of age if their parent or guardian has first consented to the minor having such access. You agree that:
• responsibility of verifying age and giving account access to the DreamSpark Subscription software lies solely with you or with the subscription administrator, not with Microsoft; and
• such consent will be collected in a verifiable method and stored in a retrievable way before creating an account for the student or providing software access to the student, either through a DreamSpark Electronic License Management System (ELMS), web store or through any other means.

5. PRODUCT KEYS.
The software may require a key to install or access it. You are responsible for the use of any keys assigned to you. You may only disclose keys to your staff, faculty, and students if needed to support the DreamSpark Subscription. Individual product keys distributed to staff, faculty and students are solely for activating software on student and faculty personal machines and may not be shared, transferred, assigned. You will use best efforts to make those persons aware of the restrictions on use of the keys. The following terms apply to lab keys provided under the DreamSpark Subscription: (a) lab keys are to be used solely for activating the software in labs; and (b) lab keys may only be activated on the physical campus for which the DreamSpark Subscription was procured.

6. END OF DREAMSPARK SUBSCRIPTION.
a. Cancellation and non-renewal.
You may cancel your subscription to the DreamSpark Subscription at any time. Your membership expires if you do not renew it or do not pay the annual fee prior to the expiration of the membership period.
b. Termination.
Microsoft may terminate this agreement if, in Microsoft’s sole determination, you fail to comply or any of your staff, faculty or students fail to comply with these terms. In addition, if you no longer qualify for the DreamSpark subscription (by meeting the definition of "you" above), then your membership will automatically terminate.
c. Effect.
If your DreamSpark subscription program membership or eligibility ends for any reason:
• these terms and your rights to access the DreamSpark Subscription software will terminate;
• you may no longer claim any keys, or distribute the software or any other benefits of the DreamSpark Subscription to your staff, faculty, and students; however, you and your staff, faculty, and students may continue to use copies of the software received prior to termination of your DreamSpark Subscription in accordance with these terms (including Section 3); and
• you must destroy all other copies of the software in your possession.

7. SUPPORT SERVICES.
The DreamSpark subscription is provided “as is.” Any support provided under this agreement will be subject to the Microsoft standard support terms found at: http://support.microsoft.com/.

8. ENTIRE AGREEMENT.
This agreement, and the terms for software, supplements, updates, Internet-based services and support services that you use, are the entire agreement for the DreamSpark Subscription and all benefits provided thereunder.

9. APPLICABLE LAW.
a. United States.
If you entered into the agreement in the United States, Washington state law governs the interpretation of this agreement and applies to claims for breach of it, regardless of conflict of laws principles. The laws of the state where you live govern all other claims, including claims under state consumer protection laws, unfair competition laws, and in tort.
b. Outside the United States.
If you live in any other country, the laws of that country apply.

10. LEGAL EFFECT.
This agreement describes certain legal rights. You may have other rights under the laws of your country. This agreement does not change your rights under the laws of your country if the laws of your country do not permit it to do so.

11. LIMITATION ON AND EXCLUSION OF REMEDIES AND DAMAGES.
You can recover from Microsoft and its suppliers only direct damages up to U.S. $5.00. You cannot recover any other damages, including consequential, lost profits, special, indirect or incidental damages.
This limitation applies to
• anything related to the software, services, content (including code) on third party Internet sites, or third party programs; and
• claims for breach of contract, breach of warranty, guarantee or condition, strict liability, negligence, or other tort to the extent permitted by applicable law.
It also applies even if Microsoft knew or should have known about the possibility of the damages. The above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you because your country may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental, consequential or other damages.
For questions about DreamSpark and/or the DreamSpark subscription, please see https://www.dreamspark.com/Institution/Support.aspx.

 
LIMITED WARRANTY
PLEASE NOTE: THIS WARRANTY SUPERCEDES ANY WARRANTY WHICH YOU MAY ENCOUNTER IN USING THE SOFTWARE
  1. LIMITED WARRANTY.
    If you follow the instructions, the software will perform substantially as described in the Microsoft materials that you receive in or with the software.

  2. TERM OF WARRANTY; WARRANTY RECIPIENT; LENGTH OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES. THE LIMITED WARRANTY COVERS THE SOFTWARE FOR ONE YEAR AFTER ACQUIRED BY THE FIRST USER. IF YOU RECEIVE SUPPLEMENTS, UPDATES, OR REPLACEMENT SOFTWARE DURING THAT YEAR, THEY WILL BE COVERED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WARRANTY OR 30 DAYS, WHICHEVER IS LONGER.
    If the first user transfers the software, the remainder of the warranty will apply to the recipient.
    TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR CONDITIONS LAST ONLY DURING THE TERM OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY.
    Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so these limitations may not apply to you. They also might not apply to you because some countries may not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty, guarantee or condition lasts.

  3. EXCLUSIONS FROM WARRANTY.
    This warranty does not cover problems caused by your acts (or failures to act), the acts of others, or events beyond Microsoft’s reasonable control.

  4. REMEDY FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY. MICROSOFT WILL REPAIR OR REPLACE THE SOFTWARE AT NO CHARGE. IF MICROSOFT CANNOT REPAIR OR REPLACE IT, MICROSOFT WILL REFUND THE AMOUNT SHOWN ON YOUR RECEIPT FOR THE SOFTWARE. IT WILL ALSO REPAIR OR REPLACE SUPPLEMENTS, UPDATES AND REPLACEMENT SOFTWARE AT NO CHARGE. IF MICROSOFT CANNOT REPAIR OR REPLACE THEM, IT WILL REFUND THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR THEM, IF ANY. YOU MUST UNINSTALL THE SOFTWARE AND RETURN ANY MEDIA AND OTHER ASSOCIATED MATERIALS TO MICROSOFT WITH PROOF OF PURCHASE TO OBTAIN A REFUND. THESE ARE YOUR ONLY REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY.

  5. CONSUMER RIGHTS NOT AFFECTED. YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL CONSUMER RIGHTS UNDER YOUR LOCAL LAWS, WHICH THIS AGREEMENT CANNOT CHANGE.

  6. WARRANTY PROCEDURES.
    You need proof of purchase for warranty service.
    1. United States and Canada.
    For warranty service or information about how to obtain a refund for software acquired in the United States and Canada, contact Microsoft at
    • (800) MICROSOFT;
    • Microsoft Customer Service and Support, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399; or
    • visit www.microsoft.com/info/nareturns.htm.
    2. Europe, Middle East and Africa.
    If you acquired the software in Europe, the Middle East or Africa, Microsoft Ireland Operations Limited makes this limited warranty. To make a claim under this warranty, you should contact either
    • Microsoft Ireland Operations Limited, Customer Care Centre, Atrium Building Block B, Carmanhall Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18, Ireland; or
    • the Microsoft affiliate serving your country (see www.microsoft.com/worldwide).
    3. Outside United States, Canada, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
    If you acquired the software outside the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, contact the Microsoft affiliate serving your country (see www.microsoft.com/worldwide).

  7. NO OTHER WARRANTIES. THE LIMITED WARRANTY IS THE ONLY DIRECT WARRANTY FROM MICROSOFT. MICROSOFT GIVES NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR CONDITIONS. WHERE ALLOWED BY YOUR LOCAL LAWS, MICROSOFT EXCLUDES IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
    If your local laws give you any implied warranties, guarantees or conditions, despite this exclusion, your remedies are described in the Remedy for Breach of Warranty clause above, to the extent permitted by your local laws.

  8. LIMITATION ON AND EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY. THE LIMITATION ON AND EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES CLAUSE ABOVE APPLIES TO BREACHES OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY.
THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY.
Please note: As this software is distributed in Quebec, Canada, some of the clauses in this agreement are provided below in French.
Remarque : Ce logiciel étant distribué au Québec, Canada, certaines des clauses dans ce contrat sont fournies ci-dessous en français.
GARANTIE LIMITÉE
  1. GARANTIE LIMITÉE.
    Si vous suivez les instructions, le logiciel fonctionnera dans son ensemble comme il est décrit dans la documentation de Microsoft reçue avec ou dans le logiciel.
  2. DURÉE DE LA GARANTIE ; BÉNÉFICIAIRE DE LA GARANTIE ; DURÉE DE TOUTE GARANTIE IMPLICITE. La garantie limitée couvre le logiciel pendant un an après son acquisition par le premier utilisateur. Si vous recevez des compléments, des mises à jour ou un logiciel de remplacement au cours de cette année, ils seront couverts par la garantie pendant la durée restante ou pendant 30 jours, la période la plus longue étant retenue.
    Si le premier utilisateur transfère le logiciel, la durée restante de la garantie s’applique au destinataire.
    Dans la limite autorisée par la loi en vigueur, toute garantie ou condition implicite dont vous bénéficiez prendra fin au terme de la garantie limitée.
    Certains États n’autorisent pas les limitations portant sur la durée d’une garantie implicite, de sorte que les limitations ci-dessus peuvent ne pas vous être applicables. Elles peuvent également ne pas vous être applicables, car certains pays n’autorisent pas les limitations portant sur la durée d’une garantie ou condition implicite.
  3. EXCLUSIONS DE LA GARANTIE.
    Cette garantie ne couvre pas les problèmes engendrés par vos propres actes (ou absences d’actes), ceux de tiers ou tout autre événement indépendant de la volonté de Microsoft.
  4. RECOURS DANS LE CADRE DE LA VIOLATION DE GARANTIE. Nous nous engageons à réparer ou à remplacer le logiciel gratuitement. Si nous ne pouvons pas le réparer ni le remplacer, nous rembourserons le montant que vous avez payé pour le logiciel figurant sur le reçu. Nous nous engageons à réparer ou à remplacer les compléments, les mises à jour et le logiciel de remplacement gratuitement. Si nous ne pouvons pas les réparer ni les remplacer, nous rembourserons le montant que vous avez payé pour ces composants, le cas échéant. Vous devez désinstaller le logiciel et le renvoyer à Microsoft avec une preuve d’achat pour vous faire rembourser. Ces recours sont les seuls dont vous disposez dans le cadre de la violation de garantie limitée.
  5. DROITS DES CONSOMMATEURS NON AFFECTÉS. Vous pouvez bénéficier de droits des consommateurs supplémentaires dans le cadre du droit local, que ce contrat ne peut modifier.
  6. PROCÉDURES RELATIVES AUX RÉCLAMATIONS DANS LE CADRE DE LA GARANTIE. Vous devrez fournir une preuve d’achat pour obtenir de l’aide en matière de garantie.
    1. États-Unis et Canada
    Pour obtenir de l’aide en matière de garantie ou des informations sur la procédure à suivre pour vous faire rembourser un logiciel acquis aux États-Unis et au Canada, mettez-vous en rapport avec Microsoft
    • (800) MICROSOFT ;
    • Microsoft Customer Service and Support, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399 ; ou
    • en visitant www.microsoft.com/info/nareturns.htm.
    2. Europe, Moyen-Orient et Afrique
    Si vous avez acquis le logiciel en Europe, au Moyen-Orient ou en Afrique, Microsoft Ireland Operations Limited offre cette garantie limitée. Pour faire une réclamation au titre de cette garantie, vous devez vous mettre en rapport avec
    • Microsoft Ireland Operations Limited, Customer Care Centre, Atrium Building Block B, Carmanhall Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18, Irlande ; ou
    • votre filiale nationale de Microsoft (visitez le site www.microsoft.com/worldwide).
    3. En dehors des États-Unis, du Canada, de l’Europe, du Moyen-Orient et de l’Afrique
    Si vous avez acquis le logiciel en dehors des États-Unis, du Canada, de l’Europe, du Moyen-Orient et de l’Afrique, mettez-vous en rapport avec votre filiale nationale de Microsoft (visitez le site www.microsoft.com/worldwide).
  7. AUCUNE AUTRE GARANTIE. La garantie limitée est la seule garantie directe de Microsoft. Nous n’accordons aucune autre garantie ou condition expresse. Dans toute la mesure permise par le droit local, les garanties implicites de qualité marchande, d’adéquation à un usage particulier et d’absence de contrefaçon sont exclues.
    Si le droit local vous accorde des garanties ou conditions implicites, nonobstant la présente exclusion, les recours dont vous disposez sont ceux présentés dans la clause de recours dans le cadre de la violation de garantie ci-dessus, dans la limite autorisée par le droit local.
  8. LIMITATION DES DOMMAGES-INTÉRÊTS ET EXCLUSION DE RESPONSABILITÉ DANS LE CADRE DE LA VIOLATION DE GARANTIE. La clause de limitation des dommages-intérêts et exclusion de responsabilité ci-dessous s’applique aux violations de cette garantie limitée.
La présente garantie vous confère des droits légaux spécifiques et vous pouvez également bénéficier d’autres droits qui varient d’un État à l’autre. Vous pouvez également bénéficier d’autres droits qui varient d’un pays à l’autre.
LIMITATION DES DOMMAGES-INTÉRÊTS ET EXCLUSION DE RESPONSABILITÉ POUR LES DOMMAGES. Vous pouvez obtenir de Microsoft et de ses fournisseurs une indemnisation en cas de dommages directs uniquement à hauteur du montant que vous avez payé pour le logiciel. Vous ne pouvez prétendre à aucune indemnisation pour les autres dommages, y compris les dommages spéciaux, indirects ou accessoires et pertes de bénéfices.
Cette limitation concerne
• toute affaire liée au logiciel, aux services ou au contenu (y compris le code) figurant sur des sites Internet tiers ou dans des programmes tiers ; et
• les réclamations au titre de violation de contrat ou de garantie ou condition, ou au titre de responsabilité stricte, de négligence ou d’une autre faute dans la limite autorisée par la loi en vigueur.
Elle s’applique également, même si
• la réparation, le remplacement ou le remboursement du logiciel ne compense pas intégralement toute perte subie ; ou
• Microsoft connaissait l’éventualité d’un tel dommage.
Certains États n’autorisent pas l’exclusion ou la limitation de responsabilité pour les dommages indirects ou accessoires, de sorte que la limitation ou l’exclusion ci-dessus peut ne pas vous être applicable. Elles peuvent également ne pas vous être applicables, car votre pays n’autorise pas l’exclusion ou la limitation de responsabilité pour les dommages indirects, accessoires ou de quelque nature que ce soit.
EFFET JURIDIQUE.
Le présent contrat décrit certains droits juridiques. Vous pourriez avoir d’autres droits prévus par les lois de votre État ou pays. Vous pourriez également avoir des droits à l’égard de la partie de qui vous avez acquis de logiciel. Le présent contrat ne modifie pas les droits que vous confèrent les lois de votre État ou pays si celles ci ne le permettent pas.