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Transfer-Encoding: chunked I have completed the installation and upgrade for the small charity and have reached the handover and acceptance stage of the procedure. I will now explain to the small charity why the user acceptance process that is followed during the handover stage is so important. When you install a new piece of software you will need to agree to an End User License Agreement (EULA). This is a legal agreement between the vendor and you and says how you can use the software. If you purchase it in stores then it will only be license for one. There are other licences you can get, OEM (Original equipment manufacturer) ...read more.


Lastly, is freeware license which is software that is completely free to use, although sometimes there will be an optional payment. When you agree with EULA, you agree to a number of other contractual implications. These implications can vary significantly depending on the type of license that the software uses but it?s important to not breach any of the terms that it states. The main part is the limited liability of the software if it causes damage to the computer. This has implications because you will not be able to claim for damages if the system is affected. The EULA licenses your app to the user, but doesn?t sell the app to the user. ...read more.


A EULA can protect your right to terminate licenses or stop operating without repercussion. A EULA is put in place for granting licenses, these agreements are also great for maintaining the right to revoke licenses. A section in this kind of legal agreements that states that you may, at any time and for any reason, suspend or terminate licenses and associated rights works to maintain your full control over your app and let users know that they?re not guaranteed to have unlimited and endless access to your licenses and will be a clause you can simply point to in the event a dispute arises about a revoked license. It?s important to know what you are getting into when you accept the terms to software. ...read more.

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