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License compliance

License Compliance?


Agenda

Agenda

  • Autodesk EULA

  • License Usage Type

  • Subscription Benefits


What is the eula purpose

What is the EULA ? Purpose?

  • Agreement between Autodesk & End-user

  • Governs how the end-user should use our

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Agreement


How do we find the eula

How do we find the EULA ?


License grant

License Grant

2.1License Grant. Autodesk grants You a non-sublicensable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited licenseto use … Software and User Documentation in the Territory in which you acquire the Software, … within the scope of the License Parameters.


License parameters license types

License Parameters – License Types

2.2.1Standalone (Individual) Version

one license and one serial # installed on one computer

2.2.2Multi-Seat Standalone Version

Multiple licenses tied to one serial # for products installed on multiple computers

2.2.3Network Version

Multiple licenses tied to one serial # and dynamically allocated to multiple computers; dynamic license pool; license borrowing from the server up to the maximum number of concurrent users


License parameters educational student and evaluation versions

License Parameters – Educational, Student and Evaluation Versions

2.2.4Educational Institutional Version. … may only be used for educational purposes and no other purpose

2.2.5Student Version. … may only be used for personal learning purposes and no other purpose.

2.2.6Evaluation Version (demo, trial or NFR). … may only be used for commercial evaluation and demonstration and not for competitive analysis, or commercial, professional or other for-profit purposes


Upgrades

Upgrades

2.3Upgrades

  • Upgrades available only to registered users

  • Previous version must be deleted/destroyed within 120 days

  • Autodesk may request proof of deletion/destruction


Permitted actions backup

Permitted Actions: Backup

  • Installation of 1 backup copy permitted regardless of license type (Standalone or Network)

  • For Standalone Version backup copy to be accessed only if :

    • original not working and

    • Unable to otherwise access the Software

  • For Network Version backup copy to be accessed only if :

    • primary server is not working and

    • unable to otherwise access the Software


Permitted actions use away from work location

Permitted Actions: Use Away from Work Location

  • Only for Standalone & Multi-Seat Standalone Versions

  • For each permitted number of copies, one (1) copy away from work location can be installed provided that

    • Second Computer :

      • Is owned or leased by company and not employee

      • Is not a server and is a PC

    • Additional copy of Software :

      • Is used for work while away from usual work location

      • Is used by same employee

    • only 1 copy is accessed at any one time

Work

Home

Backup


Prohibited actions transfers

Prohibited Actions - Transfers

3.2.3Transfers. You may not distribute, rent, loan, lease, sell, sublicense or otherwise transfer all or any portion of the Software and User Documentation without Autodesk prior written consent

Refer to Transfer of License Policy


Prohibited actions hosting or third party use

Prohibited Actions :Hosting or Third Party Use

  • 3.2.4Hosting / Third Party Use

    • You cannot install or access or allow installation or access of the Software + User Documentation over the internet. No Citrix!!

    • VPN Access for Network Versions not prohibited


Prohibited actions use outside of territory

Prohibited Actions – Use outside of Territory

  • 3.2.9Use Outside of Territory. You may not access the Software or User Documentation outside of the Territory

    • Territory:

      • country in which you acquire the Software

      • if country of purchase = EEA country, Territory = EEA

    • EEA (European Economic Area) = 27 EU countries + Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway & Switzerland


Who is the beneficiary of the license

Who is the beneficiary of the License?

  • 2.1: “Autodesk grants YOU a … license …”

  • Who is “YOU”?

    • The individual who reads and accepts the EULA

    • The legal entity for whom the individual accepts the EULA


Can i allow my subsidiaries to access the software

Can I allow my subsidiaries to access the Software?

  • RULE:

    • NO: Autodesk license is entity based

    • Subsidiaries cannot use the Software purchased by parent. No “pool of licenses”

  • EXCEPTION:

    • GNUL (Global Network User License – min. 50 seats)

    • EEA License Project for Major Accounts on hold


Can i allow third parties to access the software

Can I allow Third-Parties to access the Software?

  • Third Parties

    • Commercial Users

    • IT Service Providers

  • RULE: NO

  • EXCEPTION:

  • Third Parties may be granted access in limited circumstances:

    • only for the benefit of EU and on EU facilities

    • solely for installing & maintaining the Software at EU locations, providing support services, fulfilling obligations


Can i use the software outside of the country of purchase

Can I use the Software outside of the country of purchase?

  • RULE:

    • NO: Autodesk license is territorial and can only be used in the country of purchase

  • EXCEPTIONS:

    • if Software purchased in the European Economic Area (27 EU countries + Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway & Switzerland) use is authorized in any EEA country

    • GNUL

    • If EU under Subscription temporary use outside of the country of purchase for 90 days


Can i sell or transfer my software

Can I sell or transfer my Software?

  • RULE:

    • NO (EULA 2.1 and 3.2.3) unless Autodesk prior consent

    • No transfer for Educational, Student and NFR

  • EXCEPTIONS:

    • TOL Policy - 7 Permitted Free Transfers of Licenses

      • Company sale (1), merger (2) and acquisition (3)

      • Parent company to Subsidiary – if Major Account (4)

      • Dissolution of a Partnership (5)

      • Privatization of license owner (6)

      • Donation to non-profit organization (7)

    • Individual transfer approval in limited circumstances


Can i purchase an educational version for my training center

Can I purchase an Educational Version for my Training Center?

RULE: Institutional Version of the Software cannot be used for commercial, professional, commercial training or other for-profit purposes. This rule also covers educational institution who offers evening courser for professionals.

Exception: Universities that offers full time degree seeking courses and charges for it.

Scenario above assumes not ATC and using Education Version


Subscription benefits

Subscription Benefits

What is Home Use?

Johan Nyman

Subscription Manager

Autodesk Northern Europe.


License compliance

Home Use


Permitted actions use away from work location1

Permitted Actions: Use Away from Work Location

  • Only for Standalone & Multi-Seat Standalone Versions

  • For each permitted number of copies, one (1) copy away from work location can be installed provided that

    • Second Computer :

      • Is owned or leased by company and not employee

      • Is not a server and is a PC

        Subscription Customers gets more !!

Work

Home

Backup


Home use what is it

Home Use - What is it?

  • Home Use is an exclusive benefit for Subscription customers that allows their employees to install a second copy of software at a second location away from the office. Home Use licenses must be used by the same user who uses an office copy and the total amount of licenses must not be more than they have purchased.


Home use what is it1

Home Use - What is it?

  • Some Conditions

    • Produce work for the employer

    • Own education or training needs

    • Commercial licenses(NOT Educational or “NFR” Not for Resale)

    • Most Autodesk products are eligible (LT – Verticals)

    • Current Subscription contract


Home use how does it work

Home Use - How Does It Work?

  • Stand Alone Licenses

  • Contract Manager/Software Coordinator complete a few steps

    • Accept the Ancillary Services Agreement

    • Use the original Autodesk media, then use the existing serial number to obtain the appropriate authorization code.

    • No approval needed, although you must accept the Ancillary Service terms for Home Use on Subscription Center.


Home use network licenses

Home Use -Network Licenses

  • Contract Manager/Software Coordinator complete a few steps

    • Accept the Ancillary Services Agreement

    • Complete the online Home Use Application and submit to Autodesk for approval

    • If approved, Autodesk will issue a 13-month time bound standalone license based on the network license.


Home use how does it work1

Home Use - How Does It Work?

Where do I find all the details?

The Home Use links are easily found in the Subscription Admin navigation:


License compliance

Previous versions


Certain conditions

“Certain Conditions”

  • Per Legal Terms and Conditions

  • Can only use previous versions legally owned

  • Only use of same product on Subscription

  • Cross grades are excluded

  • Can not exceed number of seats on subscription

These conditions are being enforced by customer facing Authorization teams


Example

Example

  • ABC Architects has the following products

  • AutoCAD Architects 2008 - 65 licenses on Subscription

  • History

  • 63 seats ADT 2007

  • 48 seats ADT 2006

  • 44 seats ADT 2005


Example1

Example

  • ABC Architects has the following products

  • AutoCAD Architects 2008 - 65 licenses on Subscription

  • History

  • 63 seats ADT 2007

  • 48 seats ADT 2006

  • 44 seats ADT 2005


Example2

Example

  • ABC Architects has the following products

  • AutoCAD Architects 2008 - 65 licenses on Subscription

  • History

  • 63 seats ADT 2007

  • 48 seats ADT 2006

  • 44 seats ADT 2005


Exceptions

Exceptions

  • Interim Fix – From December 3

  • Application (all exceptions to the Legal Terms and Conditions must be in writing)

  • Evaluation - Long term fix


Previous version exception

Document on OTW

Activation  [email protected]

Pre-approval – If “YES” to all below criteria, the exception is pre-approved. Go straight to activate

Previous Version Exception


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