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CORDIC IP CORE END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT
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1. Definitions
1.1 “Generated IP-Core”, “IP-Core", "IP-CORE", "IP CORE" or "Licensed Materials" 
shall mean all design data files distributed within the "cordic-v1.0.0" package.
1.2 "Licensor" shall mean the following people: Nikolaos Kavvadias 
<nikos@nkavvadias.com>. 
1.3 "Copyright holder" shall mean: Nikolaos Kavvadias <nikos@nkavvadias.com>. 
1.4 “Licensee” or “You” shall mean any recipient of the Licensed Materials 
in any applicable for. The Licensee accepts to obtain the CORDIC IP CORE 
subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
1.5 “Agreement" shall mean this document.

2. Restrictions
Licensee shall not use the Licensed Materials for any purpose that involves 
commercial or for-profit activity. Licensee shall use the Licensed Materials 
solely for non-commercial, non-profit, demonstration-only personal use. Licensee
may use the "Licensed Materials" for performance evaluation with his/her or 
third-party IP-Core(s). Performance evaluation results may be published as part 
of scientific publications without reproduction of any part of the IP-Core. 
Licensee may make unlimited copies of the Licensed Materials solely for backup 
or archival purposes. 

3. Non-Transferable
Licensee shall not distribute, rent, lend, loan, lease, sublease, assign, 
transfer, license, or sublicense the Licensed Materials in whole or in part to a  
third party without express written permission from Licensor.

4. Intellectual Property Rights
4.1 The Licensee acknowledges that Copyright Holder shall retain sole right, 
title, and ownership of the IP-Core and all intellectual property rights 
(including patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trade names, trademarks and 
invention disclosures) related to the IP-Core, including, but not limited to, 
any and all improvements, modifications or derivatives thereof.
4.2 This Agreement does not grant the Licensee any rights to any patents, 
copyrights, trade secrets, trade names, trademarks, or any other rights or 
licenses with respect to the IP-Core except those granted in Section 2.
4.3 The Licensee agrees to maintain the secrecy of the contents of the IP-Core 
and to implement adequate safeguards to prevent and protect the contents of the 
IP-Core from unauthorized use or disclosure.

5. Termination
This License Agreement is effective until terminated. Licensee may terminate it 
at any time by destroying all copies of the Licensed Materials. In the event 
Licensee fails to comply with any term of this License Agreement, this License 
Agreement will terminate immediately, and Licensee must destroy all copies of 
the Licensed Materials.

6. Critical Applications - Limitation of Liability
THE IP-CORE IS NOT INTENDED TO BE FAIL-SAFE, OR FOR USE IN AN APPLICATION 
REQUIRING FAIL-SAFE PERFORMANCE, SUCH AS LIFESUPPORT SYSTEMS, SAFETY DEVICES, 
NUCLEAR FACILITIES, WEAPONS OR WEAPONS SYSTEMS, HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE MANAGEMENT 
OR MEANS OF MASS TRANSPORTATION. FURTHERMORE, LICENSOR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR 
ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE IP-CORE IN ANY 
APPLICATION WHERE THE FAILURE OR INACCURACY OF THE IP-CORE MIGHT RESULT IN 
DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR DAMAGE TO EITHER PROPERTY OR THE ENVIRONMENT. YOU 
AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS LICENSOR FROM ANY CLAIMS, LOSSES, COSTS,
DAMAGES, EXPENSES OR LIABILITY, INCLUDING LEGAL FEES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN 
CONNECTION WITH SUCH USE.

7. Limited Warranty and Disclaimer
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED ABOVE, THE LICENSED MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED TO 
LICENSEE "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, 
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR 
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
LICENSOR DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE IP-CORE WILL MEET THE LICENSEE'S REQUIREMENTS 
OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE IP-CORE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. 
FURTHERMORE, LICENSOR DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING USE
OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE IP-CORE IN TERMS OF CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, 
RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.

8. Governing Law
8.1 This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the laws of Greece 
and the Greek courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear all matters 
arising out of this Agreement.
8.2 If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent 
jurisdiction to be void, invalid, unenforceable or illegal, such provision shall 
be severed from this Agreement and the remaining provisions will remain in full 
force and effect.

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