License Agreement

By downloading, installing, or otherwise using design tools, software programs, manuals, data and any associated electronic documents (in whole or in part, the “Design Tools”) which are designed or provided by Sanken Electric Co., Ltd. (“Sanken”), you are assumed to have fully agreed to abide by this License Agreement (or “Agreement”). If you choose not to agree with this Agreement, do not download, install, or use the Design Tools.

1. License Provisions

  • You may not, in whole or in part, modify, revise, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble the Design Tools and create its derivatives in any manner except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law.
  • You may not remove, overprint or deface any notice of copyright, trademark, logo, intellectual property, and other notices of ownership from the Design Tools.
  • No contents in the Design Tools can be transcribed or copied or both without Sanken’s prior written consent. You may not sale, transfer, assign, lend, reprint, distribute or deliver the Data to any third party.
  • You must not use the Design Tools for the purpose of any military applications or use, including but not limited to the development of weapons of mass destruction. In the event of exporting the Design Tools, or providing them for non-residents, you must comply with all applicable export control laws and regulations in each country including the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act of Japan, and follow the procedures required by such applicable laws and regulations.

2. Warranties and Limitations

  • The Design Tools, all contents in the Design Tools and results obtained through the use of the Design Tools are presented for the sole purpose of reference of use of the Sanken Products and no license, express, implied or otherwise, is granted hereby under any intellectual property rights or any other rights of Sanken.
  • Sanken assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any and all damages and losses that may be suffered by you, users or any third party, or any possible infringement of any and all property rights including intellectual property rights and any other rights of you, users or any third party, resulting from the Design Tools, the contents in the Design Tools and results obtained through the use of the Design Tools.
  • Sanken assumes no responsibility for any results and information (including design, development of programs, debug, writing to flash memory, or functional operation) which you will obtain through the use of the Design Tools (including its accuracy, usefulness, and reliability). You shall, at your own responsibility, verify, test, and confirm such results and information on any equipment or systems.
  • Unless otherwise agreed in writing between Sanken and you, Sanken makes no warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, as to the quality of the Design Tools (including the merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose or a special environment thereof), and any contents in the Design Tools (including its accuracy, usefulness, and reliability).
  • Although Sanken has prepared the Design Tools with its due care to pursue the accuracy thereof, Sanken does not warrant that it is error free and Sanken assumes no liability whatsoever for any and all damages and losses which may be suffered by you resulting from any possible errors or omissions in connection with the contents in the Design Tools.
  • In no event shall Sanken be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, punitive or damages caused, arising in any way out of and this Agreement, or your use of the Design Tools, whether or not Sanken has been advised of the possibility of such damages. These excluded damages include, but are not limited to, damages to credit, damages due to malfunction or functional failure on systems, cost of removal or reinstallation, procurement of substitute goods or services, outside computer time, labor costs, loss of data, loss of goodwill, loss of profits, loss of savings, loss of use or interruption of business or other economic loss.
  • You must take, at your own responsibility, preventative measures including using a sufficient safety design and confirming safety of any equipment or systems in/for which the Design Tools are used, upon due consideration of fail-safe, etc., in order not to cause any human injury or death, fire accident or social harm which may result from any failure or malfunction of the Design Tools. Sanken assumes no responsibility for such human injury or death, fire accident or social harm.
  • All contents in the Design Tools and this Agreement are subject to any change without notice due to improvement, etc. Please make sure that the contents in the Design Tools and this Agreement reflect the latest revisions before use.
  • Nothing in the Agreement will be construed as an obligation for Sanken to maintain or support the Design Tools or to provide upgrades, updates or plug-ins to the Design Tools.

3. Others

  • Subject to the license granted to you pursuant to this Agreement, Sanken and Sanken’s licensors own and shall continue to own all right, title, and interest in and to the Design Tools, including all copies thereof.
  • All rights and title in and to any specific trademark or tradename belong to Sanken and such original right holder(s).
  • This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan without reference to its conflicts of law rules. Any claims or disputes between you and Sanken arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court of Japan.