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Notice of License Update

Effective March 10, 2014, the Certicom ZigBee Smart Energy SDK License Agreement ("the Agreement") has been changed to include support for updates to the ZigBee Smart Energy Profile and provide access to new ZigBee Smart Energy Profile 1.2 cipher suites and to clarify certain aspects of the Agreement.

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You also agree that Certicom is free to use any ideas, concepts, or techniques that you send Certicom for any purpose, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products that incorporate such ideas, concepts, or techniques. 

Linking to Certicom's Web Site 

Certicom makes information and products available on this Web site, subject to the following terms and conditions. 

Certicom permits anyone to link to Certicom's Web site subject to the linker's compliance with the following terms and conditions: A site that links to Certicom's Web site:

  • May link to, but not replicate, content contained in Certicom's site;
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  • Must not present misleading or false information about Certicom's services or products;
  • Must not misrepresent Certicom's relationship with the linker;
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  • Must not use Certicom's logos or trade dress without prior written permission from Certicom;
  • Must not contain content that could be construed as obscene, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, or inappropriate for all ages;
  • Must not contain materials that would violate any laws;
  • Must agree that the link may be removed at any time upon Certicom's request pursuant to Certicom's reserved rights to rescind its consent to allow the link

Third-Party Web Sites 

Certicom's site provides links to third-party Web sites, which are not under the control of Certicom. Certicom makes no representations about third-party Web sites. When you access a non-Certicom Web site, you do so at your own risk. Certicom is not responsible for the reliability of any data, opinions, advice, or statements made on third-party sites. Certicom provides these links merely as a convenience. The inclusion of such links does not imply that Certicom endorses, recommends, or accepts any responsibility for the content of such sites. 

Third-Party Products and Services 

The Certicom Web site may mention of third party products and services. Certicom makes no recommendations or endorsements about third-party products and services. References to third-party services and products are provided by Certicom "as is", without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Any and all trademarks used are the property of their respective owners. 

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Except as expressly provided otherwise in an agreement between you and Certicom, all information and software on this Web site are provided "as is" without warranty or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Certicom disclaims any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, procedure, method, apparatus, product, or process posted on this site. Neither Certicom, its employees, nor its associates assumes any responsibility for loss or damages resulting from the use of information contained on this Web site. 

Certicom assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the information or software or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this Web site. 

In no event shall Certicom be liable for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever (including without limitation, those resulting from: (1) reliance on the materials presented, (2) costs of replacement goods, (3) loss of use, data or profits, (4) delays or business interruptions, (5) and any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information) whether or not Certicom has been advised of the possibility of such damages. 

Some states do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. 

This Web site could include technical or other inaccuracies. Changes are periodically made to the information herein. However, Certicom makes no commitment to update materials on this site. 

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Certicom makes no representation that information on this Web site are appropriate or available for use in all countries, and prohibits accessing materials from territories where contents are illegal. Those who access this site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. 

Export Control Laws 

All materials and software downloaded from this Web site are provided with "RESTRICTED RIGHTS." Use, duplication, or disclosure of such information is subject to United States and Canadian export controls. By downloading or using software from this site, you are agreeing to the foregoing and all applicable export control laws and acknowledge that it is your responsibility to comply with applicable laws. You also warrant that you are not under the control of, located in, or a resident or national of a restricted or prohibited country or are on a list, which denies you access to the software. 

All Certicom products and publications are commercial in nature. The software, publications, and software documentation available on this Web site are "Commercial Items", as that term is defined in 48 C.F.R.§2.101, consisting of "Commercial Computer Software" and "Commercial Computer Software Documentation", as such terms are defined in 48 C.F.R.§252.227-7014(a)(5) and 48 C.F.R.§252.227-7014(a)(1), and used in 48 C.F.R.§12.212 and 48 C.F.R.§ 227.7202, as applicable. Pursuant to 48 C.F.R.§12.212, 48 C.F.R.§252.227-7015, 48 C.F.R.§227.7202 through 227.7202-4, 48 C.F.R.§52.227-19, and other relevant sections of the Code of Federal Regulations, as applicable, Certicom's publications, commercial computer software, and commercial computer software documentation are distributed and licensed to United States Government end users with only those rights as granted to all other end users, according to the terms and conditions contained in the license agreements that accompany the products and software documentation, and the terms and conditions herein. In addition, the software is subject to the restrictions set forth in DFARS 252.227-7015 and FAR 52.227-19. 

The information on export laws provided herein is not necessarily complete. For more information on export laws, please telephone the United States Commerce Department, Bureau of Export Administration at (408) 998-7402, (202) 482-2440, or (202) 482-4811

Certicom reserves the right to change its terms and conditions, and the products, services, prices, and programs mentioned in this site at any time, at its sole discretion, without notice. Certicom reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity for any violation of all terms and conditions.