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(a) Accepting the Terms. You may not use the APIs and may not accept these Terms if (i) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with TechSpecs, or (ii) you are a person barred from using or receiving the APIs under the applicable laws of the United States or other countries including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the APIs.
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(c) Access and Credentials. To access the APIs, you must register according to our procedures and provide TechSpecs with certain information (such as identification or contact details) as part of the registration process. Once registered, you will be issued certain access credentials to access the applicable APIs. You must keep the access credentials confidential and you may not sell, share, transfer, sublicense or otherwise make the access credentials available to others. You are responsible for all activities that occur using your access credentials. You will not misrepresent or mask your identity or your credentials when accessing or using the APIs.
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(e) API Documentation. Your use of our APIs and display of Content within a software application, website, tool, service or product (your "Application") must comply with these Terms and any technical documentation, usage guidelines, parameters, and other requirements provided to you by us, as may be modified by us from time to time ("Developer Documentation"). "Content" means any data or content accessed via our APIs. We may limit your access to some or all of the APIs or Content at our sole discretion at any time.
(a) License Grant. Subject to your compliance with these Terms, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferrable, non-assignable, revocable license during the Duration to: (i) use the APIs and Developer Documentation solely to develop, test, run, operate, and support your Application; (ii) to allow end users to use your integration of the APIs within your Application; (iii) to display the Content accessed through the APIs within your Application and (iv) as otherwise expressly authorized by us in writing.
(b) Ownership. As between you and TechSpecs, we and our affiliates own all rights, title, and interest in and to the APIs, Content, and Developer Documentation and all associated elements, components, and executables. Subject to the foregoing, you own all rights, title, and interest in and to your Application. You have no right to distribute or allow access to the stand-alone APIs. Except as expressly provided in these Terms, neither party grants, nor shall the other party acquire, any right, title or interest (including any implied license) in or to any property of the first party or its affiliates under these Terms. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms are withheld.
(c) Copyright. TechSpecs will not assert copyright over Content generated by the API for you or your end users.
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(e) Support. We may provide you with technical support and guidance for using the APIs and we may stop providing such support to you at any time without obligation to you.
In using our APIs, you (and anyone acting on your behalf) must adhere to the following:
(a) You will use the APIs and the Content only (i) in a lawful manner and in compliance with all applicable laws; (ii) in accordance with these Terms, the Developer Documentation, and the license granted in Section 2(a); (iii) in a manner that does not infringe, misappropriate or otherwise violate any of our rights or those of any other person or entity; and (iv) in a manner consistent with the TechSpecs mission, as determined by TechSpecs in its sole discretion.
(b) You will not: (i) distribute, sell, lend, transfer, or grant any rights in or to all or any portion of the APIs or Content to any third party (except for making Content available to end users and allowing end users to use your integration of the APIs through the Application); (ii) create any software that functions substantially the same as the APIs and offer it to third parties; (iii) reverse assemble, reverse compile, decompile, translate or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of any component of the APIs; (iv) modify, alter, tamper with, repair or otherwise create derivative works of the APIs or Content or attempt to do so; (v) use the APIs or Content in connection with any spyware, malware, virus, worm, Trojan horse, or other malicious or harmful code, or any software application not expressly and knowingly authorized by users prior to being downloaded or installed on their computer or other electronic device; or (vi) interfere or attempt to interfere in any manner with the functionality or proper working of the APIs; (vii) store data from the API to a local or remote database(s).