This software and the documentation are protected by copyright laws and international copyright agreements and by other laws and agreements for the protection of intellectual property. The user will respect these rights, and in particularly will not remove any alphanumeric identifiers, marks, trademarks or copyright notices from the information, the software or the documentation.

Siemens grants to the user the non-exclusive, transferable right to use the software in the object code and to use the documentation. The user may not distribute, rent or provide in any other way the software or documentation to third parties at any time. Unless allowed by mandatory law, the user may not modify, reverse engineer or decompile the software or the respective documentation or separate any part thereof. The user may make one backup copy of the software where necessary to secure further use in accordance with the Terms of Use. No other copies of the software may be made. The software and documentation are provided free of charge. Siemens shall not be liable for defects as to quality or title of the information, software and documentation especially in relation to the correctness or absence of defects or the absence of claims or third-party rights or in relation to completeness and/or fitness for purpose except in cases of willful misconduct or fraud.

Any further liability of Siemens is excluded unless required by law, e.g. under the Act of Product Liability, or in cases of willful misconduct, gross negligence, personal injury or death, failure to meet guaranteed characteristics, fraudulent concealment of a defect or in case of breach of fundamental contractual obligations. The damages in case of breach of fundamental contractual obligations are limited to the contract-typical, foreseeable damage if there is no willful misconduct or gross negligence. The above terms do not intend nor imply any changes to the burden of proof to the user's disadvantage. The Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of Germany to the exclusion of its conflict of laws rule.

The application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) of 11 April 1980 is excluded. The place of jurisdiction shall be Nuremberg.