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 "Web-wrap" Software License
This ‘Web-wrap’ software license is designed for the distribution of high-volume, low-cost software over the Internet where “constructive acceptance” is established by the end-user ‘clicking’ an ‘accept’ button located at the end of the license terms.
    Ref: WW001
£100.00

 “Shrink-wrap” Software License
This Contract is used to license high-volume, low cost off-the-shelf software which is now the most common mode of mass-market distribution of software, where it is neither economically practical nor physically possible to obtain the signature of the end-user to a conventional license in order to create a valid contract. In such circumstances ‘constructive acceptance’ of the License terms is necessary.
    Ref: SW001
£100.00

 AGREEMENT FOR THE SUPPLY OF SOFTWARE AUTHORS
Contract for the hire of temporary computer-skilled personnel often needed to provide cover during illness or vacation of permanent staff or to provide an added backup service during busy periods or if a specific program requires to be written or project to be carried out. Note: national employment legislation may be applicable.
    Ref: M011
£100.00

 Application Service Provider Agreement (Drafted for the Customer’s benefit)
Designed to contract an Application Service Provider (ASP) to provide a fully hosted, fully managed and maintained suite of software applications which the end user customer can use and pay for as a service on a rental-type basis. This is cheaper for the customer than buying its own system and software. This contract which is drafted for the benefit of the customer and so is firm on commitment and performance from the ASP. It includes all types of ASP service terms which can be varied or deleted as necessary.
    Ref: WW018
£100.00

 Application Service Provider Agreement (Drafted for the Service Provider’s benefit)
Designed to contract an Application Service Provider (ASP) to provide a fully hosted, fully managed and maintained suite of software applications which the end user customer can use and pay for as a service on a rental-type basis. This is cheaper for the customer than buying its own system and software. This contract which is drafted for the benefit of the ASP Provider and includes all types of ASP service terms which can be varied or deleted as necessary.
    Ref: WW017
£100.00

 ASSIGNMENT OF SOFTWARE AGREEMENT
A software program consists of computer programming code (source and object code), together with the written documentation, e.g. software listings, schematics, etc. In order properly to transfer all rights to that asset to a purchaser, the developer must assign all of his original rights (his intellectual property rights) to the purchaser. This Assignment secures the transfer of those rights.
    Ref: SW016
£100.00

 ASSIGNMENT OF WEBSITE AND DOMAIN NAME
Websites consist of a complex array of material including visual and perhaps also audio-visual material which we see in the web pages on our computer screens and hear their special effects when they are broadcast (webcast). This Assignment secures the transfer of ownership of all such intellectual property rights including the domain name.
    Ref: WW013
£100.00

 Beta Test Agreement
This contract provides the terms and conditions under which a Developer can test a new product in as near a live commercial environment as possible prior to general commercial release. The contract is with end-users (often existing customers) who are willing to use the product in their own work environment and spend some time assessing the product in that live situation.
    Ref: M004
£50.00

 CODE OF CONDUCT & TERMS OF USE OF THE [ ] WEBSITE
Codes of Conduct are particularly important to establish liability for illegal and harmful content which may be discovered on the Internet in particular, and set out the type of remedial measures which may be taken by ISPs such content i.e. the removal or blocking access to such content.
    Ref: WW010
£100.00

 COLOCATION INSTALLATION & SERVICES AGREEMENT
Colocation refers to the location of physical equipment and interconnection facilities of different telecommunication providers (Telcos), ISPs, ASPs, managed network and hosting providers, and such other providers of e-commerce and communication services all in the same building. This contract provides for a high degree of security, privacy and confidentiality, neutrality and reliability of the physical environmental requirements for the equipment with 24 x 7 x 365 security and support staff to ensure continuous uptime.
    Ref: WW015
£100.00

 CONSULTANCY AGREEMENT (drafted for the benefit of the Client)
This Contract is a simple versatile agreement which can be used to cover any number of situations in which special expert advice and/or assistance is required by any party for example, by a customer, to advise the customer on what computer system to buy to best satisfy the customer's requirements; or to assist in preparation of a software specification or system acceptance test criteria or to verify software source material for escrow. This particular Contract is drafted for the benefit of the Client.
    Ref: M009
£50.00

 CONSULTANCY AGREEMENT (drafted for the benefit of the Consultant)
This Contract is a simple versatile agreement which can be used to cover any number of situations in which special expert advice and/or assistance is required by any party for example, by a customer, to advise the customer on what computer system to buy to best satisfy the customer's requirements; or to assist in preparation of a software specification or system acceptance test criteria or to verify software source material for escrow. This particular Contract is drafted for the benefit of the Consultant.
    Ref: M010
£50.00

 Copyright Legends for Software, Websites and Hard-Copy Manuals
Where, when and how to use the © copyright symbol on software, hard-copy material and on websites to protect ownership.
    Ref: M005
£50.00

 Customer Maintenance Agreement
This Contract relates to the maintenance and support of, primarily, the hardware of a computer system and its terms included, telephone “ Hot line”, on-site and modem support.
    Ref: SY004
£100.00

 DATA LICENSE AGREEMENT (drafted for Data Supplier's benefit)
This Contract licenses data to be supplied for the express purpose of adding to the receiver's database. The terms cover what can and what cannot be done with the data and suggests various charging structures.
    Ref: M006
£150.00

 DATA PURCHASE AGREEMENT (drafted for Database Owner's benefit)
In this Contract, a database owner is purchasing data for the purposes of creating and refreshing a database which is subscribed to by end-users. The database owner may either provide the data to end-users in the form in which it is supplied (i.e. "raw" data) or as part of a larger "added value" service to customers, the latter being the example in this Contract.
    Ref: M007
£150.00

 Disclaimers for Hardcopy Books, Manuals and Written Material
Disclaimers attempt to exclude liability for material contained either in hardcopy manuals, instructions, advisory material or textbooks on any subject or on websites by the author/publisher.
    Ref: M008
£50.00

 DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT
Agreement which permits the disclosure of information by a party bound by non-disclosure provisions.
    Ref: M012
£50.00

 DISTRIBUTORSHIP AGREEMENT (drafted for Supplier's Benefit)
This Contract provides for the appointment by a supplier of a third party distributor, to market and (optionally) also support the supplier's goods or services, in a specific area in which the distributor has already established itself and has an existing customer base.
    Ref: SY007
£100.00

 DISTRIBUTORSHIP AGREEMENT (drafted for the Distributor's benefit)
This Contract provides for the appointment by a supplier of a third party distributor, to market and (optionally) also support the supplier's goods or services, in a specific area in which the distributor has already established itself and has an existing customer base. It is drafted for the Distributor's benefit.
    Ref: SY008
£100.00

 E-COMMERCE PLATFORM LICENSE AND RESELLER AGREEMENT
Designed to contract all parties in the supply chain of selling goods or services online (eg manufacturer, supplier, retailers, selling agents, distributors, delivery agents and customers) to use the same e-commerce system (engine or platform) so that they can share the relevant pool of information about the purchaser, the goods purchased, payment and the delivery address. This contract provides for the now familiar electronic "shopping-cart" which then goes to the electronic payment checkout which offers secure payment options. Once payment is authorised/confirmed the goods will progress to the delivery processing stage.
    Ref: WW014
£100.00

 End-User Software License (for signing by End-User)
This Contract is a typical software license which an end-user customer receives, signs and returns in order to obtain a software program. Such a license tends to be used for higher value software not obtained ‘off-the-shelf’
    Ref: SW004
£100.00

 ESCROW AGREEMENT (Multi-Licensee - no verification of Software Deposited)
An escrow agreement is essential where software is vital to any party’s business. A licensee should ensure that the software owner/licensor will make the source code available to the licensee by depositing it with an independent third party (an escrow agent) so that if the software owner/licensor goes out of business or is in material breach of its obligations, the source code is released to the licensee so that the software can continue to be supported. This contract is for multiple licensees to sign a registration schedule to the Escrow Agreement to receive the benefit or the escrow arrangements but does not provide for verification of the source code.
    Ref: SW014
£100.00

 ESCROW AGREEMENT (Multi-Licensee - verification of Software Deposited)
An escrow agreement is essential where software is vital to any party’s business. A licensee should ensure that the software owner/licensor will make the source code available to the licensee by depositing it with an independent third party (an escrow agent) so that if the software owner/licensor goes out of business or is in material breach of its obligations, the source code is released to the licensee so that the software can continue to be supported. This contract is for multiple licensees to sign a registration schedule to the Escrow Agreement to receive the benefit or the escrow arrangements and does provide for verification of the source code.
    Ref: SW015
£100.00

 ESCROW AGREEMENT (Single licensee - verification of Software deposited)
An escrow agreement is essential where software is vital to any party’s business. A licensee should ensure that the software owner/licensor will make the source code available to the licensee by depositing it with an independent third party (an escrow agent) so that if the software owner/licensor goes out of business or is in material breach of its obligations, the source code is released to the licensee so that the software can continue to be supported. In this contract the deposited source code is checked (verified) to ensure it is the right software which the licensee is using. This contract is for a single licensee to sign.
    Ref: SW013
£100.00

 ESCROW AGREEMENT (Single licensee - verification of Software deposited)
An escrow agreement is essential where software is vital to any party’s business. A licensee should ensure that the software owner/licensor will make the source code available to the licensee by depositing it with an independent third party (an escrow agent) so that if the software owner/licensor goes out of business or is in material breach of its obligations, the source code is released to the licensee so that the software can continue to be supported.
This contract is for a single licensee to sign but does not provide for verification of the source code.
    Ref: SW012
£100.00

 EVALUATION AGREEMENT
Contract to give a company or enduser an evaluation period during which it can use/test eg software or a new system prior to accepting and paying for it in full.
    Ref: M013
£50.00

 Facilities Management Agreement
This Contract is for the appointment of an independent third party manager with the skills to perform all necessary tasks to ensure proper, efficient and effective use, operation, management and support of new technologies and/or computer systems.
    Ref: M003
£150.00

 GUARANTY OF AGREEMENT
A Guaranty is an agreement by one party (in this Contract, the Software Owner) to perform the obligations of another (the Distributor) where that party fails to so perform.
    Ref: M015
£50.00

 INTERNET CONTENT LICENSE AGREEMENT (drafted for Content Provider's benefit)
Displaying the right content on a website will attract visitors and keep them coming back. It is therefore paramount to success that the right content is obtained on the right terms – in this case the terms are for the benefit of the Content Provider.
    Ref: WW011
£150.00

 INTERNET CONTENT LICENSE AGREEMENT (drafted for the Network Owner’s benefit)
Displaying the right content on a website will attract visitors and keep them coming back. It is therefore paramount to success that the right content is obtained on the right terms – in this case the terms are for the benefit of the Website Owner.
    Ref: WW012
£150.00

 INTERNET SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION AGREEMENT
Designed to contract a search engine optimisation/ web positioning consultant to provide services which will increase the website owner’s chance of having its website found when searched for by internet users. Such services may include the creation of doorway sites, micro sites, mask sites, cloaking sites (ie smaller targeted excerpts of existing website but digitally tailored to attract specific search engines and channel traffic to the actual website) as well as the creation of meta tags, key words/terms, multiple links, specific multiple URLs and other ‘devices’ to attract search engine ‘spiders’ to the website for the purpose of gaining a placing in the top 20 listed sites on any search engine.
    Ref: WW016
£100.00

 Internet Service Provider Agreement
Used between an Internet Service Provider (‘ISP’) and a private or commercial user who wishes to access the Internet (or other on-line network services) through the ISP’s server(s) (computer systems).
    Ref: WW004
£100.00

 Joint Software Development Agreement
This Contract provides the contractual basis upon which two or more software authors may collaborate in developing software.
    Ref: SW008
£100.00

 MAINTENANCE SERVICE AGREEMENT (for a Supplier appointing a Third arty Maintenance Organisation)
This Contract provides for the appointment of a third party maintenance organization to provide end-user support for its product. It provides for “call control” and “fault-tracking” for the analysis and logging of all product faults and repairs and for “warranty” and “board” repairs on behalf of the supplier.
    Ref: SY006
£150.00

 Non-Disclosure Agreement (1 party disclosing)
Designed to give the owner of proprietary and confidential information some protection in circumstances where disclosure of such information to another party is required. Only one party is protected by disclosure in this contract.
    Ref: M001
£100.00

 Non-Disclosure Agreement (Both Parties Disclosing)
Designed to give the owner of proprietary and confidential information some protection in circumstances where disclosure of such information to another party is required. In this contract both parties need to disclose confidential information to the other party, so both must be protected.
    Ref: M002
£100.00

 On-line Data Subscriber Agreement
Provides end-users with access to online data or to a database of any type – typical in the financial, legal, property, shopping or similar areas where speedy access to information is required.
    Ref: WW006
£100.00

 On-line Software Distribution Agreement (Drafted for the Software Owner’s Benefit)
Designed for a Software Owner to grant to an independent Distributor the right to distribute software over the Internet or other network.
    Ref: WW005
£150.00

 OPTION AGREEMENT
Agreement which affords (for example) a potential distributor, the opportunity of assessing software before embarking upon full marketing under a distribution agreement with the software owner.
    Ref: M014
£50.00

 OUTSOURCING AGREEMENT (Drafted for the Clients benefit)
This Agreement is drafted for the benefit of the Client, which wishes to appoint an IT outsourcing company to provide any type of IT services for it, from low-end data entry and back-office support to high-end development and research including legacy applications maintenance, applications development, ERP support, financial and legal services (research and documentation), data warehousing and embedded software development
    Ref: M018
£150.00

 OUTSOURCING AGREEMENT (Drafted for the Contractors benefit)
This Agreement is drafted for the benefit of the outsource Contractor, which is contracted by the Client to provide any type of IT services for it, from low-end data entry and back-office support to high-end development and research including legacy applications maintenance, applications development, ERP support, financial and legal services (research and documentation), data warehousing and embedded software development.
    Ref: M017
£150.00

 RECIPROCAL SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT
This contract is aimed at parties to a co-operative development being each allowed to exploit the fruits of the development in their own way and in order to avoid subsequent disputes as to ownership of certain parts of the developed work. The parties grant to each other the reciprocal right to use that part of the developed work which is or may belong to that party so that each party can exploit the whole jointly developed product.
    Ref: SW010
£100.00

 SOFTWARE CONVERSION AND DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT
This Contract provides for a situation in which software needs to be modified or "converted" to be compatible with particular equipment being supplied by a distributor.
    Ref: SW011
£100.00

 Software Development Agreement (drafted for Developer’s benefit)
This Software Development Agreement is used when a customer wants to “hire” a Developer to develop customised software. This Contract covers the full cycle of software development from preparation of a specification, to its design and development and then to installation, testing, warranty and ongoing support.
    Ref: SW006a
£150.00

 SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT (drafted for the Customer’s benefit)
Software Development Agreement used when a customer wants to “hire” a software developer to develop customised software. This Contract covers the full cycle of software development from preparation of a specification, to its design and development and then to installation, testing, warranty and ongoing support. This contract is drafted for the benefit of the Customer.
    Ref: SW007
£150.00

 SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT (drafted for the Customer’s benefit)
Software Development Agreement used when a customer wants to “hire” a software developer to develop customised software. This Contract covers the full cycle of software development from preparation of a specification, to its design and development and then to installation, testing, warranty and ongoing support. This contract is drafted for the benefit of the Customer.
    Ref: SW006b
£150.00

 Software Distribution Agreement (Distributor’s benefit)
This Software Distribution Agreement is drafted for the benefit of the Distributor and provides for the appointment of the Distributor as exclusive distributor of the Software world-wide. However, there are notes for guidance to amend the text if the appointment is non-exclusive.
    Ref: SW003
£150.00

 Software Distribution Agreement (Owner’s benefit)
This Software Distribution Agreement is drafted for the benefit of the Software Owner, and allows a software developer (the Software Owner) to distribute (usually pre-packaged) software through an independent third party Distributor.
    Ref: SW002
£150.00

 SOFTWARE LICENSE AND SUPPORT AGREEMENT
This Contract conjoins the principal terms of a Software License and separate Software Support Agreement in one contract, the effect of which is to incorporate software support as an integral part of the software license
    Ref: SW009
£100.00

 SOFTWARE ROYALTY AGREEMENT
Contract between a company/employer and an employee/developer to provide terms for software development which falls OUTSIDE the ordinary course of employment of that employee. (If such development is within the employee’s course of employment then it is owned by the employer in the majority of jurisdictions unless otherwise expressly agreed otherwise). In this contract the company/employer bears the cost of the development whether the employee works on its creation during his/her working hours. This agreement provides for the payment to the employee of an agreed percentage royalty based on the end user price/licence fee of each copy of the software sold/licensed by the company or any distributor or agent.
    Ref: SW017
£100.00

 Software Support Agreement
This contract provides for various types of support including “Help Desk/Hot Line” facility, software “bug” fixing, on-site or remote support; during business hours or out-of-hours and weekend support and support responses times ( ie support calls are responded to within a specific/guaranteed number of hours).
    Ref: SW005
£100.00

 SYSTEM SUPPORT AGREEMENT
This Contract provides for the support of an entire computer system (including hardware, software and peripherals) by one organization which is often preferable for an end–user both from the point of view of cost and technically.
    Ref: SY005
£100.00

 System Turnkey Agreement (drafted for the Contractor’s benefit)
For the coordination and supply of computer hardware, licensing/sublicensing of software; its installation & testing, “bringing into service” and handing over the System to the customer. Includes stage payments to the contractor.
    Ref: SY001
£150.00

 SYSTEMS SALES AGREEMENT (incorporating a nonexclusive, nontransferable Software License)
This Contract is drafted for the Supplier's benefit, and provides for standard terms of sale of hardware and incorporates a license for the software supplied with the system in the absence of any separate license agreement.
    Ref: SY003
£100.00

 TELECOMMUNICATIONS AGREEMENT
Contract relating to voice and data communication services including: asynchronous, synchronous and bisynchronous dedicated and dial-up communications connectivity for domestic and international users and data suppliers.
    Ref: M016
£150.00

 Turnkey Agreement for the Supply of a Customised Computer System (Drafted for the Customer’s benefit)
This Contract coordinates the purchase and supply of computer hardware, the licensing or sublicensing of software; their installation and testing together as a system and finally, their “bringing into service” with no payment by the customer until the Customer is satisfied. This Contract is drafted for the customer’s protection.
    Ref: SY002
£150.00

 Website Development Agreement (Drafted for the Client’s benefit)
Designed for use between a website developer/designer and a client wishing to have a website designed, built and supported with the technical resources of the developer/designer. It is drafted for the benefit of the Client.
    Ref: WW002
£150.00

 WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT (DRAFTED FOR THE DEVELOPER'S BENEFIT)
Designed for use between a website developer/designer and a client wishing to have a website designed, built and supported with the technical resources of the Developer. It is drafted for the benefit of the Developer.
    Ref: WW003
£150.00

 Website Disclaimers
In order to attempt to exclude liability for the material contained on websites, the author often inserts a disclaimer similar to the examples given here. The disclaimer should be inserted optimally on the first screen of website material (or homepage) so that it is brought to the reader’s attention at the outset. How enforceable such disclaimers are varies considerably from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
    Ref: WW009
£50.00

 WEBSITE HOSTING AGREEMENT
Website hosting is simply the storage of a Website and Website material on a server (usually that of an Internet Service Provider (“ISP”)) and the provision of connectivity. This contract provides general terms and conditions for such purpose.
    Ref: WW007
£100.00

 WEBSITE PRIVACY STATEMENTS
Examples of privacy statements used on websites to assure Internet users how the website owner will use visitors’ personal data (if at all).
    Ref: WW008
£50.00