This licence agreement (the “Licence”) is a legal agreement between you (the “Licensee” or “you”) and JEOL U.K. Limited, a company registered in England and Wales (with company number 00939456) whose registered address is at JEOL House, 1-2 Silver Court, Watchmead, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, AL7 1LT (the “Licensor”, “us” or “we”) for:

  • JEOL JASON computer software and any associated plug-ins or add-ons (the “Software”); and
  • printed materials and online electronic documentation] (the “Documentation”).

We license (not sell) the use of the Software and Documentation to you on the basis of terms and conditions set out herein. We, or our third party licensors, remain the owners of the Software and Documentation at all times.

OPERATING SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: THIS SOFTWARE REQUIRES A DESKTOP OR LAPTOP COMPUTER WITH A MINIMUM OF 8Gb OF MEMORY AND THE Windows (exclude Windows on ARM) AND macOS OPERATING SYSTEM (Windows 10 (1809 or later), Windows 11, macOS 11, 12, 13) (the “Operating System”).


    • In consideration of you paying the licence fees set out in condition 2 below (the “Licence Fees”) and your agreement to abide by the terms of this Licence, the Licensor hereby grants to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to use the Software and the Documentation anywhere in the world on the terms of this Licence for a period of either one month, three months or twelve months (as applicable) (the “Licence Term”), subject to any earlier termination in accordance with this Licence.
    • If after the expiry of the Licence Term you wish to renew the Licence then you will be required to pay in full the applicable Licence Fees for the applicable renewal period before you will be able to reuse the Software and the Documentation during such renewal period.
    • If you do not renew your Licence Term after it expires, you are legally obligated to discontinue your use of the Software and Documentation and completely remove the Software and Documentation from your system or computer and destroy all copies of the same.
    • You may:
      • install and use the Software for your personal or academic purposes only on one central processing unit (CPU) if the Licence is a single-user licence or the Software is for single use;
      • provided it is used at any one time on only one computer owned or leased by you, transfer the Software from one computer to another on no more than one occasion during any three month period;
      • provided you comply with the provisions in condition 2, make up to five copies of the Software for back-up purposes;
      • receive and use any supplementary software code or update of the Software incorporating “patches” and corrections of errors as may be provided by the Licensor from time to time (but see condition 3 and condition 1.4.); and
      • use any Documentation in support of the use permitted under condition 2 and make up to five copies of the Documentation as are reasonably necessary for its lawful use.
    • We may update or require you to update the Software, provided that the Software shall always match the description of it that we provided to you before you purchased the Licence to use the same.
    • The Software may be upgraded to reflect changes in the Operating System. The Software will work with the current or previous version of that Operating System (as it may be updated from time to time).
  2. Licence Fees
    • In order for you to be able to access and use the Software and Documentation or purchase any plug-ins or add-ons, then you must first pay us in full for the applicable Licence Fees which are set out at
    • The Licence Fees shall either be paid by debit or credit card or otherwise via our website or either in full or part by redeeming any valid coupons which you possess. For the avoidance of doubt such coupons can only be redeemed against our Licence Fees and cannot be exchanged or funded for cash.
    • The Licence Fees will be fixed during each Licence Term but we reserve the right to increase the Licence Fees during any renewal period and we shall notify you of any such increases via our website.
  3. Restrictions

Except as expressly set out in this Licence or as permitted by any local law, you undertake:

  • not to copy the Software or Documentation, except where such copying is incidental to normal use of the Software or where it is necessary for the purpose of back-up or operational security;
  • not to sell, commercially exploit, rent, lease, sub-license, loan, translate, merge, adapt, vary, alter or modify, the whole or any part of the Software or Documentation nor permit the Software or any part of it to be combined with, or become incorporated in, any other programs;
  • not to disassemble, de-compile, reverse engineer or create derivative works based on the whole or any part of the Software nor attempt to do any such things, except to the extent that (by virtue of sections 50B and 296A of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988) such actions cannot be prohibited because they are necessary to decompile the Software to obtain the information necessary to create an independent program that can be operated with the Software or with another program (Permitted Objective), and provided that the information obtained by you during such activities:
    • is used only for the Permitted Objective;
    • is not disclosed or communicated without the Licensor’s prior written consent to any third party to whom it is not necessary to disclose or communicate it in order to achieve the Permitted Objective; and
    • is not used to create any software that is substantially similar in its expression to the Software;
  • to keep all copies of the Software secure and to maintain accurate and up-to-date records of the number and locations of all copies of the Software;
  • to include our copyright notice on all entire and partial copies of the Software in any form;
  • not to provide, or otherwise make available, the Software in any form, in whole or in part (including, but not limited to, program listings, object and source program listings, object code and source code) to any person without prior written consent from us;
  • not to use the Software via any communications network or by means of remote access; and
  • to comply with all applicable technology control or export laws and regulations.
  1. Intellectual property rights
    • You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights in the Software and the Documentation throughout the world belong to us or our third party licensors, and the that rights in the Software are licensed (not sold) to you, and that you have no intellectual property rights in, or to, the Software or the Documentation other than the right to use the Software and the Documentation in accordance with the terms of this Licence.
    • You acknowledge that you have no right to have access to the Software in source code form other than as expressly provided in this Licence.
  2. Warranty
    • We warrant that:
      • the Software will, when properly used on an operating system for which it was designed, perform substantially in accordance with the functions described in the Documentation;
      • the Documentation correctly describes the operation of the Software in all material respects for a period of 30 days from the date of installation of the Software (Warranty Period).
    • If, within the Warranty Period, you notify us in writing of any defect or fault in the Software as a result of which it fails to perform substantially in accordance with the Documentation, we will, at our sole option, either repair or replace the Software, provided that you give us proof of purchase and make available all the information that may be necessary to help us to remedy the defect or fault, including sufficient information to enable us to recreate the defect or fault. If we are unable to repair or replace the Software then we will refund you the Licence Fees on a pro-rata basis for any periods where you have been unable to use the Software during the Licence Term.
    • The warranty does not apply:
      • if the defect or fault in the Software results from you having altered or modified the Software;
      • if the defect or fault in the Software results from you having used the Software in breach of the terms of this Licence.
    • This warranty is in addition to your legal rights in relation to Software that is faulty or not as described. Advice about your legal rights is available from your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office.
    • To the fullest extent permitted under law, we exclude all other warranties (whether implied by statute, the common law or otherwise), including (but not limited to) fitness for purpose or satisfactory quality.
  3. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
    • We are responsible to you for foreseeable loss and damage caused by us. If we fail to comply with these terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breaking this Licence or our failing to use reasonable care and skill, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if either it is obvious that it will happen or if, at the time this Licence was made, both we and you knew it might happen.
    • We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
    • When we are liable for damage to your property. If defective digital content that we have supplied damages a device or digital content belonging to you, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation. However, we will not be liable for damage that you could have avoided by following our advice to apply an update offered to you free of charge or for damage that was caused by you failing to correctly follow installation instructions or to have in place the minimum system requirements advised by us.
    • We are not liable for business losses. The Software is for personal or academic use only. If you use the Software for any commercial, business or resale purpose we will have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
    • You acknowledge that the Software has not been developed to meet your individual requirements, and that it is therefore your responsibility to ensure that the facilities and functions of the Software as described in the Documentation meet your requirements.
  4. Termination
    • We may terminate this Licence immediately by written notice to you if you commit a material or persistent breach of this Licence which you fail to remedy (if capable of being remedied) within 14 days after the service of written notice requiring you to do so.
    • Upon termination for any reason:
      • all rights granted to you under this Licence shall cease;
      • you must cease all activities authorised by this Licence; and
      • you must immediately delete or remove the Software from all computer equipment in your possession and immediately destroy or return to us (at our option) all copies of the Software then in your possession, custody or control and, in the case of destruction, certify to us that you have done so.
  1. Communications between us
    • As a consumer, if you wish to contact us in writing, or if any condition in this Licence requires you to give us notice in writing, you can send this to us by email or by pre-paid post to JEOL U.K. Limited at registered company address which is set out above. We will confirm receipt of this by contacting you in writing, normally by email.
    • If we have to contact you or give you notice in writing, we will do so by email or by pre-paid post to the address you provide or confirm to us.
  2. How we may use your personal information
    • Under data protection legislation, we are required to provide you with certain information about who we are, how we process your personal data and for what purposes and your rights in relation to your personal data and how to exercise them. This information is provided in and it is important that you read that information.
  3. Events outside of our control
    • We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under this Licence that is caused by an Event Outside of Our Control. The term “Event Outside of Our Control” means any act or event beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation any failure of any public or private telecommunications networks.
  4. If an Event Outside of our Control takes place that affects the performance of our obligations under this Licence, then:
    • our obligations will be suspended and the time for performing such obligations will be extended for the duration of the Event Outside of Our Control; and
    • we will use our reasonable endeavours to find a solution by which our obligations under this Licence may be performed despite the Event Outside of Our Control.
  5. Other important terms
    • We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organization, including any other JEOL group company. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.
    • You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under this Licence to another person if we agree in writing or under condition 3(a).
    • This agreement does not give rise to any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this agreement.
    • Each of the conditions of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining conditions will remain in full force and effect.
    • If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date.
    • Which laws apply to this contract and where you may bring legal proceedings. These terms are governed by English law and you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in the English courts. If you live in Scotland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Scottish or the English courts. If you live in Northern Ireland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Northern Irish or the English courts.
    • Alternative dispute resolution. Alternative dispute resolution is a process where an independent person or body considers the facts of a dispute and seeks to resolve it, without you having to go to court. If you are not happy with how we have handled any complaint, you may want to contact a mediator via the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution and if you are not satisfied with the outcome you can still bring legal proceedings.