License Agreement (EULA)

This is an agreement between you, the purchaser, and LudwigType. In accepting the terms of this agreement, you acknowledge understanding and promise to comply with its terms. If you do not accept the terms, please do not complete the purchase transaction.

What you are purchasing from LudwigType is the license to use digital typeface software – hereafter »fonts« – under a particular set of conditions. These conditions range from, for example, how many computers the font can be installed on, to whether it can be embedded in digital documents. You are not purchasing the copyright to the design of the fonts, but the non-exclusive and non-transferable rights to use the fonts.

This means that by buying the license you only buy the right to use the fonts. LudwigType retains full ownership of these typefaces both as artwork and software.

Desktop fonts are provided in CFF-flavored OpenType (OTF) format. Additional formats may be available upon demand, and may require the purchase of supplemental licensing. When purchasing licensing for desktop fonts, you may use the fonts on the maximum number of computers within your organisation as specified in the license table. You may use the fonts at a single location, under their names and in exactly the shapes and dates as they are delivered. You can purchase additional licenses at any time, which grant you the rights to use the fonts on additional computers.

This means that each user needs their own license. The licensed fonts may not be shared with contractors, freelance employees, or affiliates. You may add more computing devices to your license by purchasing additional licenses.

Webfonts are provided in WOFF, WOFF2 and EOT format. The fonts may not be used with any other web embedding or web font replacement technologies without the purchase of supplemental licensing. Uploading the desktop font data (OTF) to web servers is strictly prohibited, as well as the conversion of it to webfonts. When purchasing licensing for webfonts, you may use the fonts for one specific domain with a number of pageviews as specified in the license table. You can purchase additional licenses at any time, which grant you the rights to use the fonts for a higher number of pageviews.

This means that you can use the fonts only on websites, not install them on your computers. A webfont license is only valid for one unique domain including any subdomains.

App fonts are provided in CFF-flavored OpenType (OTF) format. When purchasing licensing for apps the fonts may be embedded in a certain number of distinct apps as specified in the license table. You may use the app fonts for styling, viewing and editing text in your app built to run natively on mobile operating systems including but not limited to iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile. You and the end user may use the fonts to output static files like PDF, PNG and JPG, provided the end user does not have the ability to edit the fonts in the final format.

This means that you can use the app fonts only in mobile apps, not install them on your computers.

eBook fonts are provided in CFF-flavored OpenType (OTF) format. The eBook license allows you to embed the fonts into an epub file, either a pdf, epub, or other similar file. Embedding licensing is for read-only purposes of a certain number of eBook titles as specified in the license table.

This means that you can use the fonts in eBooks or commercial PDFs.

Corporate fonts are provided in all available font formats and cover most licensing options provided by LudwigType. The corporate license, allows the use of the fonts in unlimited workstations, apps (applications and software), websites and eBooks. You are free to install the fonts on as many computers as long they belong to the company, corporation or group.

This means that this license combines the Desktop, Webfont, App and eBook licenses, with no limit on the number of users within the company, world-wide.

You may make archival copies of the fonts for your own purposes. You may not distribute the fonts to people outside of your organisation. You may not modify, convert, adapt, decompile, or otherwise reverse engineer or create derivative works of the fonts.

This means that you can back up the font data, but you may not modify the fonts in any way.

You may embed the licensed fonts into any document you send to third parties in a secured 'Preview & Print' mode, as long as the document itself is not a commercial product. You may not under any circumstances embed the licensed fonts into software or hardware products in which the fonts will be used by the purchasers of such products. Such use requires the purchase of supplemental licensing.

This means that you can embed fonts into PDF and Flash files, but you must set embedding to prevent font extraction. You can buy a special license if you plan to embed the fonts in hardware or software.

We have done everything we can to produce our fonts to the highest and most up-to-date technical standards, we test the fonts extensively in the latest versions of technically-compliant applications. If you do experience any difficulties with our fonts, we will work with you to resolve any technical issues in the fonts. If, after we have worked to resolve any technical issues, you are still not satisfied with our software, we will be pleased to refund your money, which shall be the limit of our liability in this transaction.

This means that if the fonts don’t work, we replace them.

Our fonts are offered to you on an “as is” basis. You assume the entire risk of the quality and performance of the fonts. You waive both the implied warranty of fitness and the implied warranty against infringement of third-party rights. My liability to you for costs, damages, or other losses arising from your use of our fonts – including third-party claims against you – is limited to a refund of your license fee.

Your data will only be stored as far as it is necessary to provide you with an invoice. It will not be passed on to a third party. If you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact us at mail@ludwigtype.de

We grant the rights of use of our fonts to you in good faith, and request that you adhere to the terms of this agreement to the best of your ability, and in good faith.

Thank You. Your support makes this foundry possible.