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License Zero Agency Terms

To offer to license or relicense a project through licensezero.com, you must agree to these terms, an addition to the licensezero.com terms of service, for your project.

Private License Agent

You appoint Artless Devices LLC your agent to license the software project that you offer through the licensezero.com API. Artless Devices LLC may sign license agreements on your behalf, and those licenses will have the same legal effect as if you signed them yourself.

Private License Terms

Artless Devices LLC may only sign licenses on your behalf on the terms of the current form private license agreements published on licensezero.com at the time of each purchase, for the prices you set via the licensezero.com API.

Relicense Agent

If you set a relicense price for your project via the licensezero.com API, you appoint Artless Devices LLC your agent to offer and enter into a relicense agreement. Artless Devices LLC may sign a relicense agreement on your behalf, and that agreement will have the same legal effect as if you signed it yourself.

Relicense Terms

Artless Devices LLC may only sign a relicense agreement on your behalf on the terms of the current form relicense agreement published on licensezero.com at the time of purchase, for the price you set via the licensezero.com API.

Pricing Changes

Unless you lock your project, you may change prices for licensing and relicensing through the licensezero.com API. If you change prices, Artless Devices LLC may continue to license and relicense at the old prices with customers who began the purchase process before you made your changes, but Artless Devices LLC agrees to use your new pricing for all new purchases.

Locks

You may lock your project through the licensezero.com API, by providing an unlock date. Until the unlock date:

  1. You may not increase the price of private licenses sold through Artless Devices LLC above the price when you locked your project.

  2. You may not end the agency relationship.

  3. You may continue to change relicense pricing.

Locks are Irrevocable

Artless Devices LLC will not unlock your project early under any circumstances. Artless Devices LLC will publish information about locks on licensezero.com, for others to see and rely upon.

Forms Changes

Artless Devices LLC may change the terms of the current form private licenses and relicense agreement.

Commission

As commission, you will pay Artless Devices LLC 1 percent of the total cost of private licenses and any relicense agreement that Artless Devices LLC sells on your behalf, calculated before payment processing fees. Artless Devices LLC will take its commission by instructing the payment processor to deposit commission in its own account, directly, on making each sale. Other than payment processing fees, Artless Devices LLC will cover its own expenses of offering private licenses and any relicense agreement.

Warranties

You promise that you are legally entitled to grant private licenses and enter any relicense agreement that you offer through the licensezero.com API, and will be as long as the agency relationship continues. You promise that that you are not breaching any agreement with anyone else by agreeing to these agency terms.

Ending the Relationship

Unless your project is locked, you may end the agency relationship for the project at any time, by retracting your project via the licensezero.com API. Artless Devices LLC may continue to license and relicense with customers who began the purchase process before you retracted your project. Artless Devices LLC may end the agency relationship at any time.

Other Relicensing

You agree to retract your project through the licensezero.com API if you ever publicly license your project on terms other than those of the latest version of a public license published on licensezero.com as an approved public license when you offered the project, any later version published on licensezero.com, or any new public license published on licensezero.com as an approved public license.

Metadata

You agree to maintain metadata in your project's manifest file as generated by the command-line interface provided by Artless Devices LLC.

Not Exclusive

You may license and relicense your project on your own, without Artless Devices LLC, and appoint other agents to do so. You will not owe Artless Devices LLC commission on licensing or relicensing on your own or through other agents.

Promotion

Artless Devices LLC may advertise and otherwise promote your project and the sale of private licenses and any relicense agreement, but these terms do not obligate Artless Devices LLC to do so.

Communication

Artless Devices LLC may send you e-mail about changes to terms and policies, and about other developments relevant to the agency relationship and licensezero.com more generally.