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Name European Union Public Licence V.1.1

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European Union Public Licence


EUPL © the European Community 2007

This European Union Public Licence (the “EUPL”) applies to the Work or
Software (as defined below) which is provided under the terms of this
Licence. Any use of the Work, other than as authorised under this
Licence is prohibited (to the extent such use is covered by a right of
the copyright holder of the Work).

The Original Work is provided under the terms of this Licence when the
Licensor (as defined below) has placed the following notice
immediately following the copyright notice for the Original Work:

Licensed under the EUPL V.1.1

or has expressed by any other mean his willingness to license under the EUPL.

1. Definitions

In this Licence, the following terms have the following meaning:

- The Licence: this Licence.

- The Original Work or the Software: the software distributed and/or
  communicated by the Licensor under this Licence, available as Source
  Code and also as Executable Code as the case may be.

- Derivative Works: the works or software that could be created by the
  Licensee, based upon the Original Work or modifications
  thereof. This Licence does not define the extent of modification or
  dependence on the Original Work required in order to classify a work
  as a Derivative Work; this extent is determined by copyright law
  applicable in the country mentioned in Article 15.

- The Work: the Original Work and/or its Derivative Works.

- The Source Code: the human-readable form of the Work which is the
  most convenient for people to study and modify.

- The Executable Code: any code which has generally been compiled and
  which is meant to be interpreted by a computer as a program.

- The Licensor: the natural or legal person that distributes and/or
  communicates the Work under the Licence.

- Contributor(s): any natural or legal person who modifies the Work
  under the Licence, or otherwise contributes to the creation of a
  Derivative Work.

- The Licensee or “You”: any natural or legal person who makes any
  usage of the Software under the terms of the Licence.

- Distribution and/or Communication: any act of selling, giving,
  lending, renting, distributing, communicating, transmitting, or
  otherwise making available, on-line or off-line, copies of the Work
  or providing access to its essential functionalities at the disposal
  of any other natural or legal person.

2. Scope of the rights granted by the Licence

The Licensor hereby grants You a world-wide, royalty-free,
non-exclusive, sub- licensable licence to do the following, for the
duration of copyright vested in the Original Work:

-  use the Work in any circumstance and for all usage,

-  reproduce the Work,

-  modify the Original Work, and make Derivative Works based upon the
   Work, communicate to the public, including the right to make
   available or display the Work or copies thereof to the public and
   perform publicly, as the case may be, the Work,

-  distribute the Work or copies thereof,

-  lend and rent the Work or copies thereof,

-  sub-license rights in the Work or copies thereof.

Those rights can be exercised on any media, supports and formats,
whether now known or later invented, as far as the applicable law
permits so.

In the countries where moral rights apply, the Licensor waives his
right to exercise his moral right to the extent allowed by law in
order to make effective the licence of the economic rights here above

The Licensor grants to the Licensee royalty-free, non exclusive usage
rights to any patents held by the Licensor, to the extent necessary to
make use of the rights granted on the Work under this Licence.

3. Communication of the Source Code

The Licensor may provide the Work either in its Source Code form, or
as Executable Code. If the Work is provided as Executable Code, the
Licensor provides in addition a machine-readable copy of the Source
Code of the Work along with each copy of the Work that the Licensor
distributes or indicates, in a notice following the copyright notice
attached to the Work, a repository where the Source Code is easily and
freely accessible for as long as the Licensor continues to distribute
and/or communicate the Work.

4. Limitations on copyright

Nothing in this Licence is intended to deprive the Licensee of the
benefits from any exception or limitation to the exclusive rights of
the rights owners in the Original Work or Software, of the exhaustion
of those rights or of other applicable limitations thereto.

5. Obligations of the Licensee

The grant of the rights mentioned above is subject to some
restrictions and obligations imposed on the Licensee. Those
obligations are the following:

Attribution right: the Licensee shall keep intact all copyright,
patent or trademarks notices and all notices that refer to the Licence
and to the disclaimer of warranties.  The Licensee must include a copy
of such notices and a copy of the Licence with every copy of the Work
he/she distributes and/or communicates. The Licensee must cause any
Derivative Work to carry prominent notices stating that the Work has
been modified and the date of modification.

Copyleft clause: If the Licensee distributes and/or communicates
copies of the Original Works or Derivative Works based upon the
Original Work, this Distribution and/or Communication will be done
under the terms of this Licence or of a later version of this Licence
unless the Original Work is expressly distributed only under this
version of the Licence. The Licensee (becoming Licensor) cannot offer
or impose any additional terms or conditions on the Work or Derivative
Work that alter or restrict the terms of the Licence.

Compatibility clause: If the Licensee Distributes and/or Communicates
Derivative Works or copies thereof based upon both the Original Work
and another work licensed under a Compatible Licence, this
Distribution and/or Communication can be done under the terms of this
Compatible Licence. For the sake of this clause, “Compatible Licence”
refers to the licences listed in the appendix attached to this
Licence. Should the Licensee’s obligations under the Compatible
Licence conflict with his/her obligations under this Licence, the
obligations of the Compatible Licence shall prevail.

Provision of Source Code: When distributing and/or communicating
copies of the Work, the Licensee will provide a machine-readable copy
of the Source Code or indicate a repository where this Source will be
easily and freely available for as long as the Licensee continues to
distribute and/or communicate the Work.

Legal Protection: This Licence does not grant permission to use the
trade names, trademarks, service marks, or names of the Licensor,
except as required for reasonable and customary use in describing the
origin of the Work and reproducing the content of the copyright

6. Chain of Authorship

The original Licensor warrants that the copyright in the Original Work
granted hereunder is owned by him/her or licensed to him/her and that
he/she has the power and authority to grant the Licence.

Each Contributor warrants that the copyright in the modifications
he/she brings to the Work are owned by him/her or licensed to him/her
and that he/she has the power and authority to grant the Licence.

Each time You accept the Licence, the original Licensor and subsequent
Contributors grant You a licence to their contributions to the Work,
under the terms of this Licence.

7. Disclaimer of Warranty

The Work is a work in progress, which is continuously improved by
numerous contributors. It is not a finished work and may therefore
contain defects or “bugs” inherent to this type of software

For the above reason, the Work is provided under the Licence on an “as
is” basis and without warranties of any kind concerning the Work,
including without limitation merchantability, fitness for a particular
purpose, absence of defects or errors, accuracy, non-infringement of
intellectual property rights other than copyright as stated in Article
6 of this Licence.

This disclaimer of warranty is an essential part of the Licence and a
condition for the grant of any rights to the Work.

8. Disclaimer of Liability

Except in the cases of wilful misconduct or damages directly caused to
natural persons, the Licensor will in no event be liable for any
direct or indirect, material or moral, damages of any kind, arising
out of the Licence or of the use of the Work, including without
limitation, damages for loss of goodwill, work stoppage, computer
failure or malfunction, loss of data or any commercial damage, even if
the Licensor has been advised of the possibility of such
damage. However, the Licensor will be liable under statutory product
liability laws as far such laws apply to the Work.

9. Additional agreements

While distributing the Original Work or Derivative Works, You may
choose to conclude an additional agreement to offer, and charge a fee
for, acceptance of support, warranty, indemnity, or other liability
obligations and/or services consistent with this Licence. However, in
accepting such obligations, You may act only on your own behalf and on
your sole responsibility, not on behalf of the original Licensor or
any other Contributor, and only if You agree to indemnify, defend, and
hold each Contributor harmless for any liability incurred by, or
claims asserted against such Contributor by the fact You have accepted
any such warranty or additional liability.

10. Acceptance of the Licence

The provisions of this Licence can be accepted by clicking on an icon
“I agree” placed under the bottom of a window displaying the text of
this Licence or by affirming consent in any other similar way, in
accordance with the rules of applicable law. Clicking on that icon
indicates your clear and irrevocable acceptance of this Licence and
all of its terms and conditions.

Similarly, you irrevocably accept this Licence and all of its terms
and conditions by exercising any rights granted to You by Article 2 of
this Licence, such as the use of the Work, the creation by You of a
Derivative Work or the Distribution and/or Communication by You of the
Work or copies thereof.

11. Information to the public 

In case of any Distribution and/or
Communication of the Work by means of electronic communication by You
(for example, by offering to download the Work from a remote location)
the distribution channel or media (for example, a website) must at
least provide to the public the information requested by the
applicable law regarding the Licensor, the Licence and the way it may
be accessible, concluded, stored and reproduced by the Licensee.

12. Termination of the Licence

The Licence and the rights granted hereunder will terminate
automatically upon any breach by the Licensee of the terms of the
Licence.  Such a termination will not terminate the licences of any
person who has received the Work from the Licensee under the Licence,
provided such persons remain in full compliance with the Licence.

13. Miscellaneous

Without prejudice of Article 9 above, the Licence represents the
complete agreement between the Parties as to the Work licensed

If any provision of the Licence is invalid or unenforceable under
applicable law, this will not affect the validity or enforceability of
the Licence as a whole. Such provision will be construed and/or
reformed so as necessary to make it valid and enforceable.

The European Commission may publish other linguistic versions and/or
new versions of this Licence, so far this is required and reasonable,
without reducing the scope of the rights granted by the Licence. New
versions of the Licence will be published with a unique version

All linguistic versions of this Licence, approved by the European
Commission, have identical value. Parties can take advantage of the
linguistic version of their choice.

14. Jurisdiction

Any litigation resulting from the interpretation of this License,
arising between the European Commission, as a Licensor, and any
Licensee, will be subject to the jurisdiction of the Court of Justice
of the European Communities, as laid down in article 238 of the Treaty
establishing the European Community.

Any litigation arising between Parties, other than the European
Commission, and resulting from the interpretation of this License,
will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent court
where the Licensor resides or conducts its primary business.

15. Applicable Law

This Licence shall be governed by the law of the European Union
country where the Licensor resides or has his registered office.  

This licence shall be governed by the Belgian law if: 

-  a litigation arises between the European Commission, as a Licensor, and any

-  the Licensor, other than the European Commission, has no
   residence or registered office inside a European Union country.  



“Compatible Licences” according to article 5 EUPL are: 

- GNU General Public License (GNU GPL) v. 2 
- Open Software License (OSL)v. 2.1, v. 3.0 
- Common Public License v. 1.0 
- Eclipse Public License v. 1.0 
- Cecill v. 2.0 

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