This End-User License Agreement ("EULA") is a legal agreement between you, the Licensee, (either an individual or a single entity) and ESA for the Galileo System Simulation Facility (GSSF) software.

The GSSF Software has been developed by VEGA Informations-Technologien GmbH for the European Space Agency (ESA), who owns the intellectual property rights.

ESA grants you a single, free, non-transferable license of this software and all contained data, which are provided "as is" and without any warranty that may imply liability derived from their installation or use.

The GSSF shall not be copied, re-produced or distributed without explicit written agreement of ESA.

The use of GSSF by the Licensee shall be worldwide and limited to peaceful purposes within the field of space applications as defined in the license request

The Licensee guarantees that the use of GSSF shall not be in conflict with the objectives of the GALILEO Programme as stated in the Declaration covering the GalileoSat Programme reference ESA/JCB/CXXXII/Dec.1 (final), rev.8 dated May 2003, including the full deployment phase of the system and the subsequent operational phase.

The Licensee shall provide the Agency with a yearly written detailed report at the end of each year describing how, when and where GSSF has been used and, in addition, providing information with respect to any new applications. The Agency will not disclose the report to any third parties.

The License is granted free of charge. No support is included.

This License is non-exclusive. The Agency retains the right to grant other Licenses.

The Agency gives no undertaking as to the adequacy or suitability of the GSSF for the proposed application, or any other purpose or application, and shall not be held liable for the consequences of it being so used.

The Licensee shall indemnify the Agency from and against all claims, proceedings, damages, costs and expenses arising from the wrongful disclosure or use by the Licensee of the software contrary to the terms of this License or in violation of third parties rights.

The License shall enter into force on the date of acceptance of these conditions and remain in force for 10 years, unless terminated by the Agency. The License is renewable under the same conditions for a period to be agreed upon.

The Agency shall have the right, but not the obligation, to terminate this Agreement, in whole or in part, through written notice to License. In this case the End-User agrees to destroy all copies of the software or parts of it whether incorporated in other software or product or self-standing.

Applicable Law

This agreement shall be ruled by the law of France excluding all conflict of law rules.

Arbitration Clause

All disputes arising out of or in connection with the present License Agreement shall be finally settled under the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce by one or more arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules.

The place of arbitration shall be Paris (France).