“Yandex” Browser Software License Agreement

This document is a translation of License agreement to use the Yandex browser program in English. In case of conflict between the Russian version of License agreement to use the Yandex browser program and this translation - only the Russian version of License agreement to use the Yandex browser program is legally binding. The Russian version of License agreement to use the Yandex browser program can be found here: https://yandex.ru/legal/browser_agreement/?lang=ru.

Please, read the terms of this license agreement carefully prior to using this software. By using this software you completely and unconditionally accept the terms of this License Agreement.

If you do not agree with the terms of this license agreement, do not use the software for whatever purposes.

1. General provisions

1.1. This License Agreement («License») sets out the conditions of use for the “Yandex” Browser Software (“Software”). It is made between you, the end user («User»), and YANDEX LLC, 16 Lva Tolstogo St., Moscow, 119021, Russian Federation, which is the exclusive rightholder for the Software («Rightholder»).

1.2. By copying and installing the Software on the personal computer the User shall express his/her complete and express acceptance of these terms.

1.3. The Software may be used under the terms of this License only. If the User fails to accept the terms of this License in full, the User shall not be entitled to use this Software for whatever purposes. Any use of the Software in violation (contravention) of any terms of this License shall not be allowed.

1.4. Use of the Software hereunder for personal non-commercial purposes shall be for free. Use of the Software in accordance with the terms and by means not described in this License shall be allowed only subject to a separate agreement with the Rightholder.

1.5. This License and all relations connected with the use of the Software shall be subject to applicable law of the Russian Federation and any claims or lawsuits arising out of this License or the use of the Software shall be filed with and considered by the court at the location of the Rightholder.

1.6. The Rightholder can provide the User with translation of this License from the Russian language into different foreign languages, however in case of any conflict between the terms and conditions of the License in the Russian language and its translation, only the Russian version of the License shall be valid.

2. Rights to the Software

2.1. The Rightholder shall have an exclusive right for the Software.

3. License

3.1. The Rightholder, on the basis of a simple (non-exclusive) license, shall grant the User free of charge a nontransferable right to use the Software in any country as set forth below:

3.1.1. To use the Software in accordance with its functionality by copying and installing it on the User's personal computer(s). The User shall be entitled to install the Software on any number of personal computers.

3.1.2. To reproduce and to distribute this Software for non-commercial purposes (for free).

4. Limitations

4.1. Except when and if, and only to the extent expressly permitted by this License or by the applicable law of Russian Federation the User shall not be entitled to modify, decompile, disassemble, decrypt or perform other activities with the object code of this Software with the only purpose of obtaining information on how algorithms used in this Software are implemented, to create derivative products using the Software, and otherwise use, or allow other persons to do so, the Software without written consent of the Rights Holder. The User may make a modification of the Software solely for his or hers own use and reverse engineering for debugging such modifications. The User shall not be entitled to distribute, communicate, make the Software available for the general public or otherwise use such modifications, except as for his or hers own use.

4.2. The User shall not be entitled to reproduce, distribute, communicate, make the Software available for the general public or otherwise use the Software for commercial purposes (including for payment), including as part of software product collections without written consent of the Rightholder.

4.3. The Software shall be used under the name of “Yandex” Browser. The User may not change the name of the Software, modify and/or remove documentation or other materials present in the Software and distributed with the Software, copyright notices or other indications of the Rightholder or other persons.

5. Other terms and notices

5.1. The User hereby acknowledges and agrees that when the automatic statistics function of the Software is enabled, the Rightholder automatically receives anonymous (without reference to the User) information about the website visited, pages viewed and files uploaded for the purposes of improving the quality of the products and services provided to the User, until the function is disabled.

5.2. Automatic translation of texts and web pages using the “Pages Translation” function is performed using own technologies of the Rightholder, as well as technologies of the Rightholder’s partners. If the resulting translation page in the Software contains the logo of the company PROMT, then the translation is being performed using the technologies developed by PROMT ® company (http://www.promt.ru). The translation logs files are transmitted to the Rightholder on an unidentified basis (with no reference to the User).

5.3. The «Words Translation» function of the Software is performed using technologies developed by PROMT ® company (http://www.promt.ru). The translation log files are transmitted to the Rightholder on an unidentified basis (with no reference to the User).

5.4. The User hereby acknowledges and agrees that when using the «Positioning» function of the Software the IP address of the User's PC and the data on available Wi-Fi networks are transmitted to the Rightholder automated positioning system on an unidentified basis (with no reference to the User).

5.5. The User hereby acknowledges and agrees that if the function “Smart Line” in the Software is enabled to offer the User search suggestions, the Rightholder automatically receives, on an unidentified basis (with no reference to the User), the characters entered in the address bar of the browser, the text of the suggestion selected by the User and the identifier of the system, until the function is disabled.

5.6. The User hereby acknowledges and agrees that if the function “Synchronization” in the Software is enabled to save and synchronize the data and settings of the User in different copies of the Program, the Rightholder automatically receives and stores, subject to the User’s option, the information of following categories: settings of the Program, the information on applications and extensions added to the Program, cookies, bookmarks, and the history of visited web-pages. The information of the categories opted for by the User is transmitted and stored until the function is disabled.

5.7. The User can at any time refuse to transfer the data specified in clauses 5.1 – 5.6 by disabling the corresponding options.

5.8. The User hereby acknowledges and agrees that when using the Software the Rightholder automatically receives the following unidentified information (with no reference to the User): the User’s PC operation system type, the Software version and identifier, and other technical information.

5.9. All information on the Software usage, transferred in accordance with this license, shall be stored and processed in accordance with the Privacy Policy (https://yandex.ru/legal/confidential/).

5.10. The User hereby acknowledges and agrees that when installing the Software, additional components (buttons) for the Software integrated with the popular social networks, 
e-mail services and other tools will be automatically selected and installed with the selection being completely automated and no data transferred beyond the User’s computer.

5.11. The «Text only» function of the Software is based on the «Readability» software, with the exclusive right held by «Arc90» Company, which distributes the «Readability» software under Apache 2.0 license (http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0).

5.12. Adobe® Flash® Player. Copyright © 1996 - 2010. Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe and Flash are either trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and/or other countries.

5.13. The Software is based on the open source software Chromium available under the BSD License, the text of which is given in the Exhibit to this License and also at http://code.google.com/chromium/terms.html.

6. Limitation of liability under the License

6.1. The Software is provided «as is». The Rightholder makes no warranties for error-free and uninterrupted work of the Software , Software fitness for any particular User's purpose and expectations, and makes no other warranties of any kind, except as expressly set out herein.

6.2. To the fullest extent allowed by the applicable law the Rightholder shall not be liable for any direct or indirect consequences of any use or inability to use the Software and/or damages caused to the User and/or third parties as a result of any use or inability to use the Software, including as a result of possible Software errors or failures.

6.3. The User may add extensions (components) to the Software, which are developed and offered for installation by third parties and which give access to information or services of third parties, or which enable the User to go to the resources of third parties (hereinafter referred to as the “User components”). The User understands and agrees that the User components shall be installed in the Software at the User’s own risk. The Rightholder shall not monitor the functionality or content of the services or resources accessed through this User components or their compliance with legislation, and shall bear no liability for the results of installation or use of the User components. The Rightholder shall not compensate the User for any damage whatsoever caused by the use or inability to use any User components or information, services and resources accessed through the User components.

7. Updates/new versions of the Software

7.1. This License shall cover all future updates/new versions of the Software. By agreeing to installation of an update/new version of the Software the User accept the terms and conditions of this License for all relevant updates/new versions of the Software, unless the update/new version of the Software is covered by a different license agreement.

8. Changes in the terms of this License

8.1. This License Agreement can be modified by the Rightholder unilaterally. The notification of the User on modifications made to this License shall be published at: https://yandex.ru/legal/browser_agreement/. The specified modifications in the terms and conditions of the License Agreement shall come into force upon their publication, unless otherwise set out in the relevant publication.

Exhibit. Terms of use of Chromium

BSD License

Copyright © 2012, The Chromium Authors.
All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

• Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

• Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

• Neither the name of the Google Inc. nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.