Legal Information

PIRACY STATEMENT

We would hope that no one would copy our products in an illegal manner. Unfortunately, we receive many emails from Brothers requesting passwords, upgrades or other information only to find out they have an illegal copy of our software. In several cases, we found lodge members who would purchase one copy and make copies for an entire lodge. Why do we bother with this anti-piracy statement? When our software is pirated, we lose revenue for both current and future (upgrades) products. As our software is sold, all revenue is used to pay expenses and reinvested to develop better software packages. When software is pirated, we lose revenue from the sale of our products and future potential upgrades, which hinders development of new software and stifles the growth of our company. In order to combat piracy we have an e-mail for you to write to "blow the horn" on piracy. Do you have to "blow the horn?" If you have illegal copies of our software, or know of Brothers who do, you can simply purchase a legal copy of our software. If you would like to report piracy, please contact us at the contact page. You do not have to provide your name or Masonic affiliation(s). We feel strongly about what we have set out to accomplish, that is: to bring quality and affordable Masonic software to Master Masons. To Report Piracy: Visit: http://www.MasonicSoftware.com/contact

PRIVACY STATEMENT

We value our own privacy and the security of our personal information – we will take no less care of information you provide to us in the course of purchasing our products.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK

Copyright © 1997 - 2014 by Barcis LLC. All text, graphics, audio, design, software, and other works are the copyrighted works of Barcis LLC. All Rights Reserved. Any redistribution or reproduction of any materials herein is strictly prohibited.

GRAPHICS, EBOOKS, AND TESTS

This information is provided for further clarification of our software license agreement. If you do not understand the software license agreement, please contact us via our online contact form for further clarification http://www.MasonicSoftware.com/contact . Our premium graphics (or works derived from our premium graphics), eBooks, and tests are to be used in accordance to the software license agreement. Specifically, the premium graphics, eBooks and tests are not to be uploaded to the internet (server, website, file hosting site, etc) or an intranet in a manner as explained below.

Examples of authorized uses:

Unauthorized uses:

The software we sell is to be used on one standalone computer and license to the original purchaser. If you have questions regarding what is authorized or not authorized, please contact via our contact page: http://www.MasonicSoftware.com/contact

TERMS OF USE

Access to and use of this World Wide Web site ("MASONICSOFTWARE.COM") is provided subject to these terms and conditions. Please read these terms carefully as use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. MasonicSoftware.com is a service of Barcis LLC. MasonicSoftware.com™ is a trademark of Barcis LLC. Use of Material The information, artwork, text, video, audio, or pictures (collectively, "Materials") contained on the MasonicSoftware.com Web site are protected by copyright laws. You may only access and use the Materials for personal or educational purposes. You may not modify or use the Materials for any other purpose without Barcis LLC'S express written consent. Except as provided below, you may not reproduce, republish, post, transmit, or distribute any Materials on the MASONICSOFTWARE.COM Web site. You may print Materials on the MASONICSOFTWARE.COM Web site for personal or educational purposes only, and you must include any copyright notice originally included with the Materials in all copies. Any computer software downloadable or otherwise available from the MASONICSOFTWARE.COM Web site is licensed subject to the terms of the applicable license agreement. The Materials included on the MASONICSOFTWARE.COM Web site are subject to change without notice.

No Warranties

THIS WEBSITE AND THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED WITH ALL FAULTS ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. Barcis LLC, ITS LICENSORS AND OTHER SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES THAT THE WEBSITE AND MATERIALS ARE FREE OF DEFECTS, VIRUS FREE, AND ABLE TO OPERATE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED BASIS, THAT THEY WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED, AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT THE WEBSITE AND MATERIALS ARE MERCHANTABLE, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, ACCURATE, FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NEED, OR NON-INFRINGING, UNLESS SUCH IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LEGALLY INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION GIVEN BY Barcis LLC, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES OR AUTHORIZED AGENTS SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY OR EXPAND THE SCOPE OF ANY WARRANTY THAT CANNOT BE DISCLAIMED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. YOUR USE OF MASONICSOFTWARE.COM WEBSITE OR SOFTWARE ARE SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. SOME STATES OR OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE AND JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.

Your use of the website and Materials is at YOUR OWN RISK and Barcis LLC is under no obligation to provide you with any support, error corrections, updates, upgrades, bug fixes and/or enhancements of the website and Materials. Barcis LLC has the right at any time to change, modify, add to or discontinue or retire any aspect or feature of the MASONICSOFTWARE.COM website, including, but not limited to, the software, content, hours of availability, equipment needed for access or use, or the availability of the website or service on any particular device or communications service.

Barcis LLC has no obligation to provide you with notice of any such changes. Limitation of Liability UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL Barcis LLC, ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, DISTRIBUTORS, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS OR RESELLERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "Barcis LLC GROUP") BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, MISUSE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR RELIANCE UPON THIS WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, OR PROFITS. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF THE Barcis LLC GROUP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SOME STATES OR OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THE Barcis LLC GROUP'S LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. ADDITIONALLY, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE Barcis LLC GROUP BE HELD RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED TO YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR RELIANCE ON ANY CONTENT, GOODS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH ANY EXTERNAL SITES LINKED FROM THIS WEBSITE.

Without limiting the foregoing, under no circumstances shall Barcis LLC be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, Internet failures, computer equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failures, other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labor disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labor or materials, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third parties, or loss of or fluctuations in heat, light, or air conditioning. Indemnification Upon a request by Barcis LLC, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Barcis LLC from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney's fees, that arise from your use or misuse of the MASONICSOFTWARE.COM website or software. Barcis LLC reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with Barcis LLC in asserting any available defenses. Right to Refuse Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse service at any time. Setup and Payment Buyer represents and warrants that (i) the credit card information supplied is true, correct and complete and (ii) charges incurred by the Buyer will be honored by the Buyer's credit card company and (iii) Buyer shall pay charges incurred by Buyer at the amounts in effect at the time incurred, including all applicable taxes. Statement of Privacy Unless produced by Barcis LLC, information that you access or receive by using Barcis LLC software, information sent to you directly by other users, entered or posted by the users is not reviewed, controlled, examined, verified, endorsed or stored by Barcis LLC unless specified below. There are two ways that end-users can receive information by using Barcis LLC software; direct communication or indirect communication. Collection of Personal Information In order to continue to develop a better online experience, Barcis LLC collects computer hardware and software information which may include: your browser type, Internet IP address, Operating System and referring Website addresses. Use of your Personal Information Barcis LLC collects and uses your personal information in order to enable you to use the MASONICSOFTWARE.COM Service. Barcis LLC does not sell, rent or lease any of the information collected to third parties. Barcis LLC will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Barcis LLC or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Barcis LLC or the MASONICSOFTWARE.COM site; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Barcis LLC, its sites or services, or the public. Security of your Personal Information Barcis LLC secures the personal information you provide on our servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Notification of Changes Barcis LLC will occasionally update this Terms of Use to reflect company and customer feedback.

SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT

Do not use the software accompanying this Agreement (the “Software”) until you have carefully read the following Agreement. Opening the sealed Software package and/or using the Software (or authorizing any other person to do so) indicates your acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement. This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions for licensing of the Software from Barcis LLC (“Licensor”). License and Certain Restrictions You are granted a non-exclusive license to use one copy of the Software only on a single computer and a single terminal. Although you are encouraged to make a backup copy of the Software for your own use, you are not allowed to make more than two copies for backup purposes. The Software (including any images, icons, graphics, animations, video, audio, music, and text incorporated into the Software) is protected by copyright laws. You may not make copies of the Software except for backups. You may not give copies to another person, or duplicate the Software by any other means, including electronic transmission. You may not copy the printed materials accompanying the Software, nor print copies of any user documentation. You may not upload the graphics contained in the software to an online service or website. You may only use the software for personal or educational purposes only. The Software contains trade secrets, and in order to protect them you may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to human-perceivable form. You may not modify, adapt, translate, rent, sublicense, assign, lease, loan, resell for profit, distribute, or network the Software, disk, or related materials or create derivative works based upon the Software or any part thereof. Trademark All text, graphics, audio, design, software, and other works are the copyrighted works of Barcis LLC. All Rights Reserved. Any redistribution or reproduction of any materials herein is strictly prohibited. Other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such. Disk Warranty The sole warranty regarding the Software and related materials is that the original disk is free from physical defects in material and workmanship, assuming proper use, for a period of twenty-one (21) days from date of purchase. If such defect occurs during this period, you should send an e-mail to the support page at http://www.MasonicSoftware.com. If your disk is determined to be faulty then you must return your faulty disk to Licensor; Licensor will replace it free of charge. Your sole and exclusive remedy for any breach of representation or warranty is that Licensor, at its option, will replace it on an exchange basis without charge (except as provided above).

EXCEPT FOR THE EXPRESS WARRANTY OF THE ORIGINAL DISKS SET FORTH ABOVE, THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS-IS,” AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, LICENSOR DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE, REGARDING THE SOFTWARE, DISK, AND RELATED MATERIALS, INCLUDING THEIR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, THEIR QUALITY, THEIR MERCHANTABILITY, OR THEIR NONINFRINGEMENT. THE LIABILITY OF LICENSOR UNDER THE WARRANTY SET FORTH ABOVE SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID BY THE CUSTOMER FOR THE PRODUCT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN THAT EVENT, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO 90 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE OF THE SOFTWARE. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS. YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS, WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

Certain Limitations Licensor has no control over your use of the Software. Licensor does not and cannot warrant the performance or results that may be obtained by its use. Licensor does not represent, warrant, or guarantee the accuracy and timeliness of the data contained in the Software and Licensor shall have no liability of any kind whatsoever to you, or to any other party, on account of any inaccuracies in or untimeliness of the data, or for any delay in reporting such data contained in the Software. Various information in the Software constantly changes, and the information in the Software is only as of a particular date. Licensor does not warrant that the operation of the Software will be uninterrupted or error free. Licensor is not responsible for problems caused by accident, abuse, mishandling, alteration, or improper use. Licensor does not warrant or guarantee the suitability of the Software or that it will meet your requirements.

Limitation of Damages

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, LICENSOR AND ITS SUPPLIERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR THE LIKE), WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF LICENSOR OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. LICENSOR’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ACTUAL DAMAGES FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER WILL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU FOR THIS PRODUCT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

The limitations of damages set forth above fundamental elements of the bases of the bargain between Licensor and you. Licensor would not be able to provide this product on an economic basis without such limitations. Miscellaneous You acknowledge that, in providing you with the Software, Licensor has relied upon your agreement to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. You further acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, and hereby reaffirm your acceptance of those terms. You further acknowledge that this Agreement constitutes the complete statement of the agreement between you and Licensor, and that the Agreement does not include any other prior or contemporaneous promises, representations, or descriptions regarding the Software. This Agreement is not, however to limit any rights that Licensor may have under trade secret, copyright, patent, or other laws that may be available to it. The agents, employees, distributors, and dealers of Licensor are not authorized to make modifications to this Agreement, or to make any additional representations, commitments, or warranties binding on Licensor. Accordingly, additional statements such as dealer or other advertising or presentations, whether oral or written, do not constitute representations or warranties by Licensor and should not be relied upon. This Agreement may be modified only in writing. If any provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, it is to that extent, deemed omitted and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. The validity and performance of this Agreement shall be governed by South Carolina law (without reference to choice of law principles), except as to copyright and trademark matters, which are covered by Federal laws. This Agreement is deemed entered into at Gaffney, South Carolina, and jurisdiction for resolution of any disputes shall reside solely in Gaffney, South Carolina. This Agreement shall be construed as to its fair meaning and not strictly for or against either party.

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