SPSS Terms and Conditions

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

  1. The Software is the copyrighted property of International Business Machines Corporation (“IBM”). Neither I nor ECU owns the Software or any copies thereof which are being provided to me.
  2. ECU licenses the Software from IBM and annually pays license fees for a limited number of copies in accordance with ECU’s license agreement with IBM. 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 IBM 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 for teaching and non-commercial academic research purposes only. I understand that any other use including but not limited to commercial or profit-making use or university administration and operations of the Software is strictly prohibited.
  5. When I am no longer a faculty member, staff member or registered student of ECU, or when requested to do so by SPSS 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 IBM has the right to take legal action against me.
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