An "application programming interface" or "API" is a set of libraries, tools, sample source codes, published specifications and documentation developed by StackOfStake. At its own discretion, StackOfStake may provide updates or API additions for Licensees. The documentation includes (but is not limited to) the programmer's manual, materials and other information needed for the use of APIs.
Under the terms of this Agreement, StackOfStake grants the Licensee a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license (without the right to sublicense) to use APIs solely for the Licensee's personal use (for the development of apps to work with StackOfStake products). The Licensee may not distribute, license, or otherwise transfer APIs to third parties.
The Licensee may copy the APIs only for use under the terms of this Agreement. Reverse engineering. The Licensee has no rights over the API source code except for the rights expressly granted to the Licensee by this Agreement. The Licensee is not entitled to process, decompile, modify, or disassemble APIs, or otherwise bring the APIs to a generally accepted form of submission, in whole or in part, except as expressly permitted by this Agreement or applicable law. For the efficient use of API, additional development tools such as a compiler or other software (“Third-Party Software”) may be required. Licensee bears full responsibility for the purchase of this software and the necessary licenses. StackOfStake is not under any obligation and makes no warranties regarding the use of third-party software by the Licensee. The Licensee is not entitled to sublicense their rights under this Agreement, except for the cases expressly provided in this Agreement. The Licensee may not use StackOfStake trademarks or trade names. StackOfStake reserves all rights not expressly granted herein. The Licensee cannot obtain patent rights to APIs or applications developed using the StackOfStake API or APIs of other StackOfStake API licensees to create, use or sell any products or technologies.
StackOfStake shall reserve the property rights, including all rights to patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trademark and other intellectual property rights to APIs and any changes thereto. StackOfStake has exclusive right to register any patents and copyrights. The Licensee recognizes that under this Agreement the Licensee does not have property rights over APIs, only the right to limited use under the terms of this Agreement.
StackOfStake Customer Support does not provide technical support for the APIs under the terms of this Agreement and does not provide updates, bug fixes or API changes.
APIs contain valuable information about the company and commercial secrets belonging to StackOfStake. These remain the property of StackOfStake. Licensees are required to avoid disclosing this information and avoid unauthorized use of APIs. The Licensee shall not disclose, advertise or publish the terms of this Agreement without the prior written consent of StackOfStake. Any press release or publication relevant to this Agreement is subject to prior review and written approval by StackOfStake.
APIs and documentation are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. StackOfStake does not warrant that APIs and documentation are suitable for use by Licensee and free of defects or errors. In addition, StackOfStake does not guarantee continuous and uninterrupted access to APIs and documentation and makes no warranties or representations regarding the results of their use.
The Licensee is fully liable for any damage to their computer system or loss of data resulting from the download or use of APIs. StackOfStake shall not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential damages (including, but not limited to, loss of profits, suspension or termination of work, failure or breakdown of the computer, loss of information or any other damages, including financial damages, arising from the use of or inability to use APIs or the provision or lack of provision of support services), even if StackOfStake has been notified of the possibility of such damage.
Licensee shall not hold StackOfStake, its customers, suppliers or other partners and employees liable for any losses, claims or demands, reasonable legal fees arising from the use of APIs.
Last update: March 16, 2019