This Desktop License – End User License Agreement ‘EULA’ is a legally binding contract between ‘You’ – The Customer and The Designers Foundry Ltd – ‘The Designers Foundry.’ By purchasing a License and downloading Font Software from The Designers Foundry, You agree that You have fully read, understood and agreed to the terms and conditions of this EULA.
If You do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this EULA, You are not authorised to purchase a Desktop License, download and use any Font Software from The Designers Foundry. You are purchasing a non-exclusive License.
Treat as Confidential
You agree to treat the Font Software as confidential information. You are not permitted to copy, reproduce, transfer, sell, license, lend, file share, lease, sub-license or distribute any Font Software downloaded from The Designers Foundry. Failure to comply with this will result in legal action against you.
You agree not to edit, modify, reformat, translate, hack or otherwise discover the Font working files. You agree not to alter the copyright notices as contained in the Font Software code. Any manipulation, violation of use, or Font pirating activity will result in legal action and prosecution. You agree to not recreate or base your own Font on The Designers Foundry Font Software character designs.
Grant of License, Installation and Number of Users
Upon adding Fonts to your cart and completing the checkout process, The Designers Foundry supplies You a non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use the Font Software on the number of workstations determined by the number of Licenses You have selected. For example “Up to 2 computers” license permits You to install the licensed Font Software on up to 2 devices owned by a single person or company/organisation at one (1) geographical location. Font Software is not permitted to be shared between different companies, organisations, staff, work colleagues, friends, family, fellow students. Font Software is not permitted to be shared via any form of network or server unless requested. A license can only be owned and used by one identity.
Percentage based discounts are offered when licensing for more users. When completing the “Licensee” information please state your name or the name of the client or project where the font will be used.
Format and Software
Font Software is supplied in the follëìowing formats: .OTF. You are not permitted to convert the format of the Font Software or edit the working file of the Font Software. If you require the Font Software to be .TTF please purchase a license and request this via email.
You may make one copy of the Font Software for back-up purposes only. We request that you store this in a secure location on an offline hard drive, on a disc or in a private and secure cloud storage facility.
Third Parties/ Service Bureau/Printer Use
You are not permitted to use and/or share Desktop Licenses and the Font Software between users or third parties. Each person/company who will use the Font Software must have a valid License in their name.
We suggest converting all text to outlines before supplying files to third parties for printing or production. If the third party is required to make changes, they must purchase their own license to do so.
Exclusively Desktop Font Software
When licensing a Desktop License, the Font Software supplied is exclusively for use in desktop applications such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign or other desktop applications/programs for the use of the listed Licensee only. If in doubt please contact us.
Goods for Sale
Use of our Font Software for designing graphics for use on physical products such as clothing is permitted. Font Software from The Designers Foundry can be used to produce any number of units as long as it is produced within the requirements of this EULA. We have no limits on the total number of copies or size of print.
The creation of physical products or items for sale or distribution that are essentially plain letterforms from Font Software is prohibited. Prohibited products include but are not limited to: stamps, stencils, temporary tattoos, real tattoos, alphabet stickers, alphabet toys, educational alphabet products, house numbers, individual alphabet letters or any words/quotes made from any material at a 3D form. Laser or water jet-cut letters, glass or wall decals, and wall art are also prohibited. License extensions are available to permit these banned uses.