Please read this Stoppani License Agreement (“Agreement”) carefully before installing the Stoppani Software.  This Agreement states the terms and conditions upon which George Stoppani (“Stoppani”) offers to license the Stoppani Software.  By installing or otherwise using this software, you acknowledge that you have read this Agreement, and that you agree to be bound by its terms and conditions.  If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement you may not install the Stoppani Software.


This Agreement is effective as of the original date of acceptance of this Agreement or  upon downloading, installation, or copying of any or all versions of the Stoppani Software, whichever occurs first.  The parties are Stoppani, as the licensor, and you (as an individual or entity), as the licensee.


The Stoppani Software is provided and owned by Stoppani.  You acknowledge and understand that you will use the Stoppani Software in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement solely for personal use in connection with the field of musical instrument construction and acoustic-related analysis and research. 



Stoppani hereby grants to you a personal, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to install, use, access, display, and run the Stoppani Software provided that you comply with all the terms and conditions of this Agreement. 


You shall not (a) distribute, transfer, assign, sublicense, rent, lease, loan, or electronically send the Stoppani Software; (b) reproduce the Stoppani Software, or allow any other person to use the Stoppani Software; (c) modify, adapt, or create any derivative works of the Stoppani Software; (d) use the Stoppani Software for any purpose other than for acoustic-related use in connection with the field of musical instrument construction, research, and analysis.   This Agreement does not convey to you any interest in or to the Stoppani Software, but only a limited right of use, revocable in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.  You acknowledge and agree that all right, title and interest in and to the Stoppani Software are and shall remain the property of Stoppani.



You may not reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the Stoppani Software.



You hereby acknowledge and agree that Stoppani owns and retain all rights, title, and interest in and to the Stoppani Software, regardless of the form or media in or on which the original or other copies may subsequently exist including, without limitation, all copyrights, trademarks, patents and trade secret rights inherent therein or appurtenant thereto.  Stoppani reserves all rights not expressly granted to you in the Stoppani License. 



The Stoppani Software is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express, implied, statutory, or arising from custom or trade, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.  Stoppani accepts no responsibility for errors or technical difficulties with the functionality of the Stoppani Software.  Stoppani will not and does not guarantee, represent, or warrant that the Stoppani Software will be free from bugs, viruses, errors, infection, worms, trojan horses, or other code or defects that manifest contaminating or destructive properties, or other program limitations, although Stoppani has made his best efforts to avoid such limitations, contaminating, or destructive properties.  You are responsible for implementing sufficient firewalls, protections, and procedures to satisfy your particular requirements for protection of your system.



Stoppani is not liable for damages, whether special, incidental, consequential, indirect, exemplary, or punitive, whether based in breach of contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability, product liability, or otherwise arising out of or in connection with the Stoppani Software or this Agreement.  You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Stoppani harmless from and against any and all claims, liability, or expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising in any way from your use of the Stoppani Software related to any breach of these terms and conditions by you.



Either party may terminate this Agreement at any time.  You may use this software for as long as you like, however, Stoppani reserves the right to terminate the Agreement at any time if you do not adhere to these terms and conditions.   



You shall not transfer, assign, nor sublicense any of your rights or obligations under this Agreement.  Stoppani may transfer, assign sublicense or pledge in any manner whatsoever, any of his rights and obligations under this Agreement to any third party whatsoever, without notifying you or receiving your consent.



Any legal action arising from or out of this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom.  The sole jurisdiction and venue for any litigation arising from use of the Stoppani Software shall be an appropriate court in the United Kingdom. 


You acknowledge having read this Agreement, understanding it, and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions.  You further agree that this Agreement is the entire agreement between Stoppani and you with respect to the Stoppani Software license and supersedes all prior agreements (whether written or oral) and other communications between Stoppani and you with respect to the Stoppani license.