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THIS IS A LICENSE AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) BETWEEN QXMD SOFTWARE, INC. (“QXMD”) AND THE INDIVIDUAL USER (“USER”). THIS AGREEMENT PROVIDES THE USER THE RIGHT TO USE THE ONLINE QXMD CLINICAL CALCULATORS (THE “CALCULATORS”) AND OTHER CONTENT AND UPDATES THERETO MADE AVAILABLE BY QXMD (COLLECTIVELY, THE “QXMD INFORMATION”). QXMD IS WILLING TO GRANT LICENSEE THE FOLLOWING LICENSE (THE “LICENSE”) TO USE THE QXMD INFORMATION ACCORDING TO THIS AGREEMENT, ONLY ON THE CONDITION THAT USER ACCEPTS ALL TERMS IN THIS AGREEMENT.BY ACCEPTING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, USER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT USER HAS READ THIS AGREEMENT, UNDERSTANDS IT, AND AGREES TO BE BOUND BY IT.
1. LICENSE. In consideration of payment by User of the applicable subscription fees, QxMD grants User a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to: (a) use the QxMD Information on the QxMD.com website (the “Website”, currently located at http://www.QxMD.com); and (b) use the QxMD Information solely for personal or professional purposes.
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