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Aardvark I2C/SPI 2014
Aardvark I2C/SPI Software and Firmware License 2014
Aardvark I2C/SPI Software and Firmware
The accompanying software, firmware, documentation, and related
materials ("Product") are the sole property of Total Phase, Inc.
("Total Phase"). Its use and distribution is subject to the
terms in this License Agreement ("Agreement").
By the use or distribution of the Product, you are consenting to
be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If you do not agree, do
not use or distribute the Product in whole or in part.
Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute the Product
is hereby granted, subject to the conditions stated below:
a. The Product is licensed only for use with other Total Phase
products. Any other use is permitted only with the express
written permission of Total Phase.
b. The Product may only be copied unmodified in its entirety,
with all of the files intact including a verbatim copy of this
Agreement. Distribution of modified copies is permitted only
with the express written permission of Total Phase.
c. The Product must not be placed on any publicly-accessible
Internet server including, but not limited to, web servers, ftp
servers, and file sharing systems. Instead, a link should be
placed to the Total Phase website where the latest versions
may be obtained.
d. As a special exemption, a copy of the shared object file,
aardvark.dll or aardvark.so ("Shared Object File"), may be
distributed separately from the Product, provided that it is part
of a separate work ("Separate Work"). Such Shared Object Files
carry with them all of the rights and limitations outlined in
this Agreement, except that it may not be further distributed
unless part of the Separate Work.
Before publicly distributing the Shared Object Files, whether
gratis or for a fee, you must notify Total Phase by electronic
mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of General
Manager. Provide a description of the Separate Work, specifically
mentioning how any Total Phase hardware and the Shared Object
Files will be integrated into the Separate Work and your proposed
method of distribution. Total Phase will acknowledge the
notification within one week.
You are required to include a copy of this Agreement with your
e. Any separate works which include the Product must be plainly
marked as such, and must not be misrepresented as the original
f. You may not modify, translate, reverse-engineer, decompile,
disassemble (except and solely to the extent that an applicable
statute expressly and specifically prohibits such restrictions),
or create derivative works of the Product. A separate work
that only makes use of the unmodified shared object file is not
considered a derivative work.
The Product is owned by Total Phase and is protected by United
States copyright laws and international treaty provisions. All
copyright, patent, trade secret, trademarks, and other intellectual
and proprietary rights in the Product are and shall remain the
valuable property of Total Phase. You agree to take all necessary
steps to ensure that this property is protected and that the
provisions of this Agreement are not violated by you or by any
person under your control or in your service.
Your rights under this license will terminate automatically if you
fail to comply with the terms and conditions set forth herein.
If any provision of this license agreement is held to be
unenforceable, that provision shall be reformed only to the extent
necessary to make it enforceable; and the balance of this license
agreement shall remain in full force and effect.
SAFETY-CRITICAL SYSTEMS POLICY:
The Product is not authorized for use in life support devices or
systems. Life support devices or systems include, but are not
limited to, surgical implants, medical systems, and other
safety-critical systems in which failure of a Total Phase product
could cause personal injury or loss of life.
The Product is not fault-tolerant and is not designed, manufactured
or intended for use or resale in hazardous environments requiring
fail-safe performance, such as in the operation of nuclear facilities,
aircraft navigation or communication systems, air traffic control,
or weapons systems, in which the failure of the Product could lead
directly to death, personal injury, or severe physical or environ-
mental damage. Such use is unauthorized by Total Phase.
Should the Product be used in any such unauthorized manner, Buyer
agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Total Phase, its officers,
employees, affiliates, and distributors from any and all claims
arising from such use, even if such claim alleges that Total Phase
was negligent in the design or manufacture of the Product.
The software API portion of the Product makes use of open source
libraries that are not owned by Total Phase and are licensed under
different terms. For specific details, please see the documentation
that is included with the software API package.
THE PRODUCT IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.
THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER(S) AND TOTAL PHASE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL
WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER(S), TOTAL PHASE, ITS
OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AND DISTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR
ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT
OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR
BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
(INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE
USE OF THE PRODUCT, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH