Great Lakes Lettering Commercial License
Great Lakes Lettering End User License Agreement
THIS IS A BINDING LEGAL AGREEMENT - Please read this Agreement before purchasing,
downloading, installing or using the Font Software. Any of these actions shall indicate your express
agreement to these terms and conditions.
1. GRANT OF LICENSE. This license to use the Font Software is non-exclusive, terminable and nontransferable and the use of the Fonts must be in accordance with the following terms and conditions.
2. PERMITTED INSTALLATIONS AND USES.
2.1 Installations. Use of the Great Lakes Lettering Font Software is to the number of End Users identified when this
License was purchased. The Font Software may be installed on not more than two (2) computers
(workstation and laptop, iPad or other portable device used as a substitute for a workstation type
computer for each licensed End User), provided that both computers are not used simultaneously. For the
purposes of clarity, a Licensed End User may install the Font Software on their laptop, iPad or portable
device and their workstation, provided both are not used at the same time. Serving of the Font Software to
a Licensed End Users over a network, LAN, WAN or the Internet is strictly prohibited. If you need or
otherwise desire to install and use the Font Software in such a manner, contact Great Lakes Lettering for a special
2.2 Design Uses. Use of the Font Software in the creation of or as part of a company logo is permitted.
Use of the Font Software in the creation of design works, rasterized images for web sites and for your
personal use and professional use are each permitted provided that no unauthorized uses or copies of the
Font Software are transferred to any unlicensed party. Other restrictions to the use of the Font Software
are set forth in this Agreement.
2.3 One Font Software Back-Up. You are permitted to make a single back-up copy of the Font
Software. The Great Lakes Lettering Font Software or documentation may not be sublicensed, sold, leased, rented,
lent, or given away to another person or entity.
2.4 Service Providers/Bureaus. In the event that you require the services of a third party for the
production of color proofs, film or preparation for digital pre-press production or printing, upon
completion of your job, the service provider must delete the Font Software or purchase their own license
for continued use of the Font Software with other clients or projects it is hired to produce.
3. REFUNDS. If you do not agree to the terms of the Font Software License Agreement, do not
download or install the Font Software. The Great Lakes Lettering Font Software may be exchanged only if defective.
If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement and you wish to claim a refund you must (a) certify
that no copy of the Fonts remains in your possession or control and (b) provide proof of a valid sale and a
valid sales receipt. All claims must be made within one (1) week of purchase.
4. LIMITED EMBEDDING. You are permitted to embed or otherwise include only the Font outlines for
PERSONAL, NON-PROFESSIONAL, NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY. Uses that are commercial or
professional in nature, such as, but not limited to, multi-media CD, DVD, or other prohibited uses
distributed physically or online require the purchase of a special license.
4.1 Software Embedding. The embedding or other use of the Fonts or the outlines thereof, in software or
other works distributed electronically and/or via physical media for sale is prohibited under this License.
Any such use requires the express written permission by Great Lakes Lettering and may or may not require the
purchase of a license upgrade at the sole discretion of Great Lakes Lettering.
4.2 Flash Type Embedding. Use of the Font Software in Flash Type animations or otherwise embedding
the outlines or designs embodied in the Font Software is expressly prohibited. Any such use requires the
express written permission by Great Lakes Lettering and may or may not require the purchase of a license upgrade at
the sole discretion of Great Lakes Lettering.
4.3 PDF Type Embedding. Professional users who have purchased a license in keeping with their actual
uses are permitted to embed or otherwise include the outlines embodied in the Software in a PDF Type
document, distributed physically or online for commercial use provided the Fonts cannot be extracted and
the document is not for resale and that the Internet uses are not redistributions of otherwise impermissible
or unlicensed uses of the Font Software. Resale of any document containing an embedded copy of the
Font Software is prohibited and if the ability to sell documents and/or files containing embedded copies
of the Fonts is desired, a license upgrade is required. Altering the embedding bits of the Font Software or
otherwise Embedding the Font Software in PDF Type documents where the Font Software can be
extracted from the PDF Type document is expressly prohibited. If you are unsure how to prevent font
extraction, review your embedding software prior to creating documents containing embedded copies of
the Font Software.
4.4. Webfont Embedding. This license does not permit the transmitting of the Font Software over the
Internet for the purposes of font serving or font replacement by means of technologies such as, but not
limited to, Cufón, EOT, sIFR or other technologies that now exist or may be developed in the future. Web
Font Uses include but are not limited to serving the Font Software to remote viewers. If you wish to use
the Font Software for such purposes, a special web font license must be purchase and is required.
Translation or adaptation of the Font Software and/or serving translated Font Software to viewers on the
Internet, such as, by of illustration only, via Cufón, WOFF, sIFR, TypeKit, embeddable Open Type, etc.,
is not permitted under this License. Any such use requires the purchase of a license upgrade.
5. RESTRICTIONS. Except as may be otherwise expressly permitted by your specific License, you may
not distribute, sell, modify, include, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, translate
into other font formats or other formats for use with other forms of devices or otherwise copy and/or
include the Great Lakes Lettering Font Software or the design of the Font embodied therein without the express
written consent of Great Lakes Lettering. All rights not expressly granted are reserved to Great Lakes Lettering. Any
modifications, derivations and/or adaptations of the Font Software or the design embodied therein,
requires the express permission of Great Lakes Lettering which expressly reserves a right to create any such
modifications, derivations or adaptations. This term is contractual in nature.
6. OTHER RESTRICTIONS. Use of Great Lakes Lettering Font Software and the design of the Font embodied
therein are not permitted in the following circumstances or applications without purchasing a license
upgrade. In order to obtain a license upgrade, you must contact Great Lakes Lettering at email@example.com
for more information. If you are unsure whether your use of Great Lakes Lettering Font Software is specifically
permitted under this Agreement, contact Great Lakes Lettering.
a) ALPHABET OR LETTERFORM-RELATED PRODUCTS; PERSONALIZED PRODUCTS FOR
RESALE OR IN LETTERFORM CREATION PRODUCTS OR DEVICES.
b) BROADCAST ON TELEVISION CABLE OR THE INTERNET; COMMERCIAL EXHIBITION,
c) EMBEDDING IN ELECTRONIC DEVICES; ALL GAMING DEVICES.
d) EMBEDDING IN SOFTWARE
e) LARGE VOLUME COMMERCIAL USES
f) WEB FONT USES
6.1 Alphabet or Letterform Related Products for Resale. Letterform and Alphabet Products include,
but are not limited to, scrapbooking uses involving reproductions of individual letterforms, including but
not limited to, digital alphabets (Alphas); adhesive sticker alphabet products; embroidery letters or fonts,
use in the creation of signage or numbering products; monogram products; rubber stamps; die-cut
products, stencil products; tattoo flash, or converted into software or by other means for the purposes of
producing alphabet or letterforms by the use of sewing and/or embroidery machines; die-cut devices and
plotters or any other product producing or containing any image of the letterforms or images derived from
the design of the Font embodied in the Font Software of which any likeness of the alphabet can be
reproduced where the letterform or alphabet product will be distributed or resold. These restrictions do
not apply to laser or inkjet printers used for those purposes generally associated with professional design
such as, graphic and industrial design, or to sign-making facilities, provided the end product is a finished,
work of design or ready to use sign.
6.2 Personalized Products for Resale. Personalized Products include, but are not limited to use of the
Font Software to create physical goods for retail sale, by way of example only, using the Font Software as
a resource to create individually customized T-shirts, greeting cards, mugs, postage stamps, stickers, post
cards, business cards, invitations on a customized, per order basis for retail sale such as by way of, but not
limited to, Café Press, Zazzle or other similar services. If you wish to use the Font Software for such
purposes, the number of desired individual customized uses (Impressions) must be reported and licensed.
Impressions may be purchased by contacting Great Lakes Lettering at firstname.lastname@example.org. Failure to purchase the proper license for such uses is a breach of this license, causing significant monetary harm to Great Lakes Lettering.
6.3 Broadcast Use. Broadcast, Exhibition, Internet and Film Usage includes, but is not limited to the use
of the Font Software to create titling and/or credits for any broadcast via television, on the Internet and/or
cable and/or motion picture theatrical distribution and/or exhibition. For use in film or in television
broadcasts and where a license for the same has been purchased, the terms of any such License are limited
to an annual broadcast season or the initial release. Unless otherwise provided for, broadcast usage
licensing must be renewed prior to following season (whether original or re-rerun, both foreign and
domestic) to retain a valid license. Failure to renew a broadcast, exhibition and film usage license is a
breach of this license causing significant monetary harm to Great Lakes Lettering. Additional licensing options are
6.4 Embedding in Electronic Devices. Embedding in Electronic Devices includes, but is not limited to,
the use of the Font Software for any on-screen display or in an electronic device. For example, and not by
way of limitation, such electronic devices include electronic books, electronic book readers, such as, by
way of illustration, not limitation, Kindle, iBook, Nook, electronic kiosks or gaming devices and
machines. Upon the purchase of a license upgrade the Font Software may be embedded and resident
within an electronic device provided it cannot be extracted from the device. NOTE: This restriction may
not apply to a laptop or notebook depending upon the license you purchased.
6.5 Large Volume Commercial Uses. Large Volume Commercial Uses include, but are not limited to,
proper and authorized use of the Font Software in the creation of products, promotional campaigns and
related materials; advertising campaigns and related materials; product packaging or printed materials that
require or results in the creation of more than 250,000 reproductions; interior or exterior store signage for
regional, national or international uses including billboards. Under such circumstances an additional
license will be required.
7. RIGHTS RESERVED. This Software is licensed, not sold, to you by Great Lakes Lettering, and is licensed for
use in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. As a licensee, your ownership of the magnetic and/or
optical media on which the Software is recorded, if any, is distinct from and does not grant any right, title
or interest in and to the design of the Font or the Font Software itself. All copies of the Software
downloaded or installed, including the copy(ies) of any Software that accompanies this document either
as part of a downloaded file or on recorded media, such as, but not limited to, magnetic or optical media,
remain the exclusive property of Great Lakes Lettering. The Great Lakes Lettering Font Software and the design of the Font
embodied therein are the exclusive property of Great Lakes Lettering and are protected under both domestic and
international copyright, trademark and unfair competition laws. The various names of the Great Lakes Lettering
Fonts are the trademarks of Great Lakes Lettering. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners,
and may be registered in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. Direct any questions, in writing, to:
Great Lakes Lettering, 1518 Hoover Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701.
8. DESIGN CREDIT. You agree to credit Great Lakes Lettering as the trademark and copyright owner and creator
of the Great Lakes Lettering Fonts, in the following manner, (Font Name) © Great Lakes Lettering – www.GreatLakesLettering.com, wherever and whenever design production or any other credits are shown.
9. ARTWORK RESTRICTED. In the event any dingbats or other art work forms are part of the Font
Software, use of the artwork is further restricted. You may not use artwork, drawings or dingbats for
professional uses such as, but not limited to, goods for sale, in logo design, retail packaging or point of
sale displays. Any such use requires the purchase of a license upgrade.
10. DERIVATIVE WORKS PROHIBITED. You may not alter Font Software in any manner
whatsoever. Reformatting the Font Software into other formats or for use in other operating systems is
expressly prohibited. Altering or amending the embedding bits characteristics of the Font Software is
expressly prohibited. The Font Software may not be used to create or distribute any electronic document
in which the Font Software, or any part thereof, is embedded in a format that permits editing, alterations,
enhancements, or modifications by the recipient of such document. Derivative works based upon the Great Lakes Lettering Font Software may not be sublicensed, sold, leased, rented, lent, or given away without written
permission from Great Lakes Lettering. Great Lakes Lettering shall not be responsible for unauthorized, modified and/or
improperly regenerated, adapted or translated software or derivative works.
11. TERMINATION. Any breach of the terms of this Agreement shall be cause for termination of this
License. In the event of termination, and without limitation of any remedies under law and equity, you
agree to immediately return the Font Software to Great Lakes Lettering and certify that no copy remains in your
possession or control.
12. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS. You shall be responsible for your compliance with all laws relating
to the control of exports or the transfer of technology in connection with any use and distribution of the
Font Software. The Software and documentation are provided with RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use,
duplication or disclosure by the government, governmental authorities, its employees or vendors may be
subject to restrictions set forth in federal law and regulations. If applicable, you hereby agree to
familiarize yourself and adhere to any applicable rule, regulation or statute that may apply. The contractor
/ manufacturer are Great Lakes Lettering, 1518 Hoover Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701.
13. REVOCATION OF WARRANTIES. Subject to the representations and warranties stated herein,
the Font Software is provided “AS IS” and without fiduciary obligation to you or other warranties of any
kind and Great Lakes Lettering hereby EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND
IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GREAT LAKES LETTERING DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE OPERATION OF THE FONT SOFTWARE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED
OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT THE FONT SOFTWARE IS WITHOUT DEFECTS. THE FONT
SOFTWARE IS NOT INTENDED AND WAS NOT DESIGNED OR MANUFACTURED FOR USE IN
ANY CIRCUMSTANCES WHERE THE FAILURE OF THE FONT SOFTWARE COULD LEAD TO
DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE. THE
FONT SOFTWARE IS NOT FAULT TOLERANT AND IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE IN THE
CONTROL OR OPERATION OF DEVICES OR EQUIPMENT FOR MANUFACTURING, OR FOR
USE IN NAVIGATIONAL DEVICES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL GREAT LAKES LETTERING BE
LIABLE TO YOU, OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING
NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL
DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, SAVINGS OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION AS A
RESULT OF THE USE OF THE FONT SOFTWARE EVEN IF NOTIFIED IN ADVANCE OF SUCH
POSSIBILITY. Under no circumstances, subject to the conditions noted herein, shall Great Lakes Lettering’s
maximum liability to you or any third party exceed the replacement cost of Font Software or the provision
of substitute software, at the sole discretion of Great Lakes Lettering.
14. OTHER LAW - CONSUMERS ONLY. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation
of incidental, consequential or special damages, implied warranties or implied warranties as they relate to
sales to non-business purchases to consumers. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION
CREATED BY LAW IS ONLY EFFECTIVE FOR A THIRTY (30) DAY WARRANTY PERIOD OR
THE SHORTEST PERIOD ALLOWED BY ANY APPLICABLE RULE, LAW OR STATUTE. THERE
ARE NO WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND AFTER THE SHORTEST APPLICABLE
WARRANTY PERIOD. The exclusions noted above may not apply to you. Otherwise, and to the extent
permissible by law, you agree that all implied warranties are not to be effective for more than thirty (30)
15. GOVERNING LAW. This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin as
applies to contracts entered into and wholly performed therein without application of its conflict of law
provisions or the conflict of law provisions of any other jurisdiction. You hereby expressly consent to the
personal jurisdiction of the local, state or federal courts selected by Great Lakes Lettering for the hearing or
resolution of any dispute or action arising out of or related to this License and you hereby further
expressly waive any jurisdiction or venue defenses and agree to services of process by certified mail
return receipt requested. All remedies are cumulative not exclusive.
16. COMPLETE AGREEMENT. You acknowledge that you have read this agreement and understand
it and that by using the software you will be bound by its terms and conditions. You further agree that it is
the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between Great Lakes Lettering and you which supersedes any
proposal or prior agreement, oral or written, and any other communications between Great Lakes Lettering and you
relating to the subject matter of this Agreement. No variation of the terms of this agreement or any
different terms will be enforceable against Great Lakes Lettering unless Great Lakes Lettering gives its express written consent, including a written express waiver of the terms of this. If any provision of this agreement is held void or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent possible and the remaining provisions of this agreement will remain in full force and effect. Great Lakes Lettering expressly reserves the right to amend or modify this License Agreement at any time and without prior notification.
17. LICENSE UPGRADES. License upgrades may be purchased for uses that are prohibited or
otherwise restricted. You may contact Great Lakes Lettering at email@example.com for custom licensing