KC Fonts Desktop Font End User License Agreement
By downloading and/or installing font software from KC Fonts, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. This Agreement, in conjunction with the receipt that accompanies each purchase from KC Fonts or its distributors, constitutes the complete Agreement between you and KC Fonts.
1. Allowed Uses
1a. General Use
You may use the licensed fonts to create graphics* for display on any surface including computer screens, photographs, paper, t-shirts and any other surface where the image will be a fixed size**. If this is for general commercial use, please make sure the invoice/receipt mentions this before using the font in a commercial setting.
*1b. Logos, Branding & Business/Corporate Use
If you require the font for logo, branding or general business use, you will need to acquire a Small Business or Corporate Use License. Logo and brand usage refers to the use of the font software in a logo or a branded product. Please contact [email protected] with specific information about your Business for a price quote.
**1c. Broadcast and Film Use
If you require the font for broadcasting, video or film, you will need to acquire a Broadcasting License. Broadcast and film usage refers to the use of the font software in titling, credits or other text for any on screen broadcast via television, video or motion picture. Please contact [email protected] with specific information about your project for a price quote.
You may also embed or link the licensed fonts in accordance with the rules described in Section Four of this license.
You may not create alphabet or letterform products for resale where the product consists of individual letterforms, including rubber stamps, die-cut products, stencil products, or adhesive sticker alphabet products where the likeness of the licensed fonts can be reproduced and the end-user of said products can create their own typesetting.
You may create typographic products using the licensed fonts if the product consists of commonly recognized words or phrases. For example: a rubber stamp that has the words “Thank You” or a sticker that says “Great!”
If there are illustrations or images in the licensed fonts OTHER THAN letterforms, numbers, punctuation marks, diacritics, etc, you may NOT use the licensed fonts in a manner where the illustration or image becomes the primary aspect of a product for resale. For example, if an image was used on a coffee cup, to sell the coffee cup, or on a t-shirt to sell the t-shirt or on a greeting card to sell the greeting card, etc.
2. Number of Users
The licensed font may be simultaneously used by no more than the number of users specified in the receipt you received for the licensed font. “user” is a single person or single machine, at the discretion of the Licensee. All users must be located in the same geographic location. See Section Four for exceptions for embedding and linking. Default is 1 user if nothing is specified.
3. Third parties and Transferability
You may provide the font to a graphic designer, printer or other outputting service that is working on your behalf only if they agree to use the font exclusively for your work, agree to the terms of this license, and retain no copies of the font on completion of the work.
You may not distribute the font to third parties or make the font publicly accessible except by embedding or linking in accordance with the rules described in Section Four.
4. Embedding and Linking
4a. Adobe Portable Document Format (“PDF”) Embedding
You may embed the licensed fonts into any read-only PDF you send to third parties. Such documents may only be viewable and printable (but not editable) by the recipients.
4b. Flash and Silverlight Embedding
You may embed the licensed fonts into Flash or Silverlight with the following restrictions:
- The fonts must be subset to include only the glyphs necessary for displaying the work.
- The text rendered in the licensed font must not be manipulatable by an end user
- All care must be taken to prevent unauthorized users from accessing the fonts.
4c. @font-face Cascading Style Sheet (“CSS”) Linking
You may not link the licensed font to web sites using the @font-face selector in CSS. A webfont license allowing @font-face usage is required.
4d. Other Web Site Linking
4e. Application and Game Embedding
You may embed the licensed fonts into a computer application or game for an additional licensing fee.
You may import and alter the bezier outlines of the licensed font in a drawing program.
You may not modify the licensed font or create derivative works based on the licensed font without prior written consent from KC Fonts or the owning foundry except to generate computer files necessary for embedding or linking only as described in Section Four.
6. Copyrights and Trademarks
The KC Fonts Font Software is protected under domestic and international trademark, copyright and industrial design law. The user of KC Fonts font agrees to credit KC Fonts as the trademark and copyright owner of the KC Fonts font and list the font names, wherever and whenever type design, production, or any other related credits are shown.
You agree that The Agreement shall automatically terminate, without notice from KC Fonts or the owning foundry, if you fail to comply with any provision contained herein.
8. Disclaimer and Limited Warranty
KC Fonts warrants the Product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use for a period of twenty one (21) days from the date of delivery as shown on your receipt. KC Fonts’ entire liability and your exclusive remedy as to a defective product shall be, at KC Fonts’ option, either return of purchase price or replacement of any such product that is returned to KC Fonts with a copy of the invoice. KC Fonts shall have no responsibility to replace the product or refund the purchase price if failure results from accident, abuse or misapplication, or if any product is lost or damaged due to theft, fire, or negligence. Any replacement product will be warranted for twenty one (21) days. This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may have other rights, which vary from state to state.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED ABOVE, THE PRODUCT, IS PROVIDED “AS IS”. KC FONTS MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the Product rests upon you. KC Fonts warrants that the functions contained in the Product will meet your requirements or that the operation of the software will be uninterrupted or error free.
KC FONTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FROM LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCT EVEN IF KC FONTS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.
9. Governing Law
This Agreement is governed by the laws of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan.
Version 1.4.2 - August 25, 2016