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Scaffolding's Evolutive License

  1. Introduction
    This document sets forth the terms and conditions under which a license is granted for the use and modification of the Scaffolding software. This license permits modification of the software solely for the licensee's own use, either by the licensee or by third parties, but expressly prohibits the distribution, sale or transfer of the resulting code.
  2. Definitions
    • Use: The execution of the software by the end user for the purpose for which it was designed.
    • Access: The ability to view and interact with the source code of the software, without making changes to it.
    • Modification: The alteration or customization of the software source code.
    • Source code: Includes all files that make up the Scaffolding theme, such as Stencil templates, HTML markup files, SAAS and CSS style files, JavaScript scripts and programs, JSONs files, and any other software components developed by BC-Devs that have been integrated into the theme.
  3. Rights Granted
    Licensee is granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to use and modify the Scaffolding software solely for Licensee's own use.
  4. Intellectual Property
    Scaffolding is exclusive to BigCommerce stores and its code can be accessed but not modified unless the licensee purchases an Evolutive License from Scaffolding, in which case they can alter the code to suit their business needs. BC-Devs retains the rights to the theme and a theme created using Scaffolding as a base may not be resold on another theme marketplace or privately to another store owner, assigned, transferred to any natural or legal person. Failure to comply with this policy will result in legal action.
  5. Intellectual Property Protection
    The software and all related content, including source code, are the intellectual property of the licensor and are protected by United States copyright laws and international treaties.
  6. Restrictions
    • Licensee is not authorized to distribute, sell, give away or transfer the modified software to any other person or entity.
    • Distribution of modified versions of the Scaffolding software is expressly prohibited.
  7. Legal Protection
    The licensor reserves all rights not expressly granted in this license, and failure to comply with its terms will result in legal action.
  8. Theme Installation and Updates
    It is the responsibility of the Customer, and not BC-Devs, to ensure that the installation of a new theme does not overwrite or damage the current or pre-existing theme. Also, it is the responsibility of the Customer and not BC-Devs to manually or automatically apply theme updates to their store. BC-Devs is not responsible for any damage to current theme customization or user interface when installing or applying theme updates.
  9. Warranties and Liabilities
    The software is provided "as is", without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. Licensor shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the use or inability to use the software.
  10. Term of License
    This license shall remain in effect until terminated by the licensee or the licensor. The licensee may terminate the license at any time by destroying all copies of the software.
  11. Applicable Law
    This license shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.