SAS Terms and Conditions

In exchange for granting me the right to possess, install and use a copy of SAS, (“SAS”) software (“Software”) on my ECU computer, laptop or personal computer (“Hardware”), I agree that:

  1. The Software is the copyrighted property of SAS Institute, Inc. (“SAS”).  Neither I nor ECU owns the Software or any copies thereof which are being provided to me.
  2. ECU licenses the Software from SAS and annually pays license fees for a limited number of copies in accordance with ECU’s license agreement with SAS.  I will not copy the Software and will not permit access to the Software by others.
  3. Source code underlying the object code provided with the Software is trade secret of SAS and its licensors which I am not authorized to access.  I will not reverse assemble, reverse engineer or decompile the Software or otherwise attempt to access such source code.
  4. I will use the Software within the United States according to my authorized use for the following purposes only and understand that any commercial or profit-making use or any other use of the Software is strictly prohibited:
    • Teaching and Research, which includes classroom instruction and coursework directly related to my post-secondary degree requirements, including the formulation of theses and dissertations, and noncommercial research activities, or
    • Administration, which is limited to the activities associated with my operations as an academic institution
  5. When I am no longer a faculty member, staff member or registered student of ECU, or when requested to do so by SAS or ECU, I will return the Software to the appropriate ECU official and delete any images of the Software installed on my Hardware.
  6. If I violate any of the above terms, ECU has the right to take disciplinary action against me and SAS has the right to take legal action against me.
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Thu 10/24/19 4:09 PM
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