Third party software terms and third party terms | Microsoft

Client’s use of any Third Party Software provided by Microsoft (“Product”) is subject to and conditioned on Client’s and the Authorised Users’ acknowledgement of and compliance with the following terms and conditions:
  1. No High Risk Use. Client acknowledges that the Products are not fault-tolerant and is not guaranteed to be error free or to operate uninterrupted. Client will not, and will ensure that its Authorised Users do not, use any Product in any application or situation where such Product’s failure could lead to death or serious bodily injury of any person, or to severe physical or environmental damage (“High Risk Use”). Examples of High Risk Use include: aircraft or other modes of human mass transportation, nuclear or chemical facilities, life support systems, implantable medical equipment, motor vehicles, or weaponry systems. High Risk Use does not include utilization of Products for administrative purposes, to store configuration data, engineering and/or configuration tools, or other non-control applications, the failure of which would not result in death, personal injury, or severe physical or environmental damage. These non-control applications may communicate with the applications that perform the control, but must not be directly or indirectly responsible for the control function. Client agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless NTT and Microsoft from any third-party claim arising out of Client’s or any Authorised User’s use of the Products in connection with any High Risk Use.
  2. Copyright, Trademark and Patent Notices. Client will not, and will ensure that its Authorised Users do not, remove, modify or obscure any copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary rights notices that are contained in or on the Products. Client has no right under this agreement to use any Microsoft logos in any manner whatsoever. Whenever a Product is first referenced in any written or visual communication, Client must use the appropriate trademark, Product descriptor and trademark symbol (either “™” or “®”), and clearly indicate Microsoft’s (or Microsoft’s suppliers’) ownership of such marks.  For information on Microsoft trademarks, including a listing of current trademarks, see  Client must not undertake any action that will interfere with or diminish Microsoft’s (or Microsoft’s suppliers’) right, title and/or interest in the trademark(s) or trade name(s).  At Microsoft’s request, Client must provide Microsoft with samples of all of Client’s written or visual materials that use the name of any Product or other Microsoft software.
  3. End User License Terms. Client will, and will ensure that its Authorised Users, comply at all times with the Microsoft Universal License Terms located at Terms (hereby incorporated herein by this reference), as may be amended from time to time.
  4. Indemnity. Client agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless NTT and Microsoft from any claim arising as a result of: (a) any software virus introduced by Client or any Authorised User; (b) Client’s or any Authorised User’s violation of these Third Party Software Terms; and (c) unauthorised installation, use, access, copying, reproduction, and/or distribution of any portion of the Products by Client or an Authorised User. In addition, Client will be responsible and liable to NTT for all damages, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from Client’s continued use of any allegedly infringing Products after NTT has provided Client with notice to cease such use.
  5. SPUR and PUR. Microsoft makes the Products available subject to the “Services Provider Use Rights” (“SPUR”), located at, and the “Product User Rights” (“PUR”), located at, or at successor sites designated by Microsoft. Client will, and will ensure that its Authorised Users, at all times (a) comply with the SPUR and PUR as they relate to the Products and (b) cooperate with NTT (including by performing any obligations required under the SPUR or PUR or as otherwise requested by NTT) to ensure NTT’s compliance with the SPUR and PUR.
  6. Verification. Microsoft reserves certain rights to verify compliance with its license terms and conditions, including by accessing certain facilities where Products are hosted or used, in each case either itself or through an independent auditor. Client agrees to cooperate with NTT, Microsoft, and any such auditor in facilitating Microsoft’s compliance verification, including by providing any records, responses and other information and materials requested thereby.

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Last changed 28 September 2012