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1 Definitions control systems, and issue tracking systems that are man-
aged by, or on behalf of, Us for the purpose of discussing
"You" means any Legal Entity on behalf of whom a Contri- and improving the Material, but excluding communication
bution has been received by Us. "Legal Entity" means an that is conspicuously marked or otherwise designated in
entity which is not a natural person. "Affiliates" means writing by You as "Not a Contribution."
other Legal Entities that control, are controlled by, or un- "Submission Date" means the date on which You Submit a
der common control with that Legal Entity. For the pur- Contribution to Us.
poses of this definition, "control" means (i) the power, di-
rect or indirect, to cause the direction or management of "Effective Date" means the date You execute this Agree-
such Legal Entity, whether by contract or otherwise, (ii) ment or the date You first Submit a Contribution to Us,
ownership of fifty percent (50%) or more of the outstand- whichever is earlier.
ing shares or securities which vote to elect the manage-
ment or other persons who direct such Legal Entity or (iii)
2 Grant of Rights
beneficial ownership of such entity.
2.1. Copyright License
"Contribution" means any work of authorship that is sub- (a) You retain ownership of the Copyright in Your Con-
mitted by You to Us in which You own or assert ownership tribution and have the same rights to use or license
of the Copyright. If You do not own the Copyright in the the Contribution which You would have had without
entire work of authorship, please follow the instructions in entering into the Agreement.
(b) To the maximum extent permitted by the relevant
"Copyright" means all rights protecting works of author- law, You grant to Us a perpetual, worldwide, non-ex-
ship owned or controlled by You or Your Affiliates, includ- clusive, transferable, royalty-free, irrevocable license
ing copyright, moral and neighboring rights, as appropri- under the Copyright covering the Contribution, with
ate, for the full term of their existence including any ex- the right to sublicense such rights through multiple
tensions by You. tiers of sublicensees, to reproduce, modify, display,
"Material" means the work of authorship which is made perform and distribute the Contribution as part of
available by Us to third parties. When this Agreement cov- the Material; provided that this license is conditioned
ers more than one software project, the Material means upon compliance with Section 2.3.
the work of authorship to which the Contribution was
2.2. Patent License
Submitted. After You Submit the Contribution, it may be
included in the Material. For patent claims including, without limitation, method,
process, and apparatus claims which You or Your Affiliates
"Submit" means any form of electronic, verbal, or written own, control or have the right to grant, now or in the fu-
communication sent to Us or our representatives, includ- ture, You grant to Us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclu-
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with the right to sublicense these rights to multiple tiers of 4 Disclaimer

sublicensees, to make, have made, use, sell, offer for sale,
import and otherwise transfer the Contribution and the EXCEPT FOR THE EXPRESS WARRANTIES IN SECTION 3,
Contribution in combination with the Material (and por- THE CONTRIBUTION IS PROVIDED "AS IS". MORE PARTICU-
tions of such combination). This license is granted only to LARLY, ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUD-
the extent that the exercise of the licensed rights infringes ING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
such patent claims; and provided that this license is condi- MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
tioned upon compliance with Section 2.3. AND NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED
2.3. Outbound License
Based on the grant of rights in Sections 2.1 and 2.2, if We LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE MINIMUM PERIOD PERMIT-
include Your Contribution in a Material, We may license TED BY LAW.
the Contribution under any license, including copyleft,
permissive, commercial, or proprietary licenses. As a con- 5 Consequential Damage Waiver
dition on the exercise of this right, We agree to also li-
cense the Contribution under the terms of the license or TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE
licenses which We are using for the Material on the Sub- LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL YOU BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS
If moral rights apply to the Contribution, to the maximum MENT REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THE-
extent permitted by law, You waive and agree not to as- ORY (CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) UPON WHICH
sert such moral rights against Us or our successors in in- THE CLAIM IS BASED.
terest, or any of our licensees, either direct or indirect.
6 Miscellaneous
2.5. Our Rights
You acknowledge that We are not obligated to use Your
Contribution as part of the Material and may decide to in- This Agreement will be governed by and construed in ac-
clude any Contribution We consider appropriate. cordance with the laws of Austria excluding its conflicts of
law provisions. Under certain circumstances, the govern-
2.6. Reservation of Rights
ing law in this section might be superseded by the United
Any rights not expressly licensed under this section are Nations Convention on Contracts for the International
expressly reserved by You. Sale of Goods ("UN Convention") and the parties intend to
avoid the application of the UN Convention to this Agree-
3 Agreement ment and, thus, exclude the application of the UN Con-
vention in its entirety to this Agreement.
You confirm that:
(a) You have the legal authority to enter into this Agree-
ment. This Agreement sets out the entire agreement between
You and Us for Your Contributions to Us and overrides all
(b) You or Your Affiliates own the Copyright and patent
other agreements or understandings.
claims covering the Contribution which are required
to grant the rights under Section 2. 6.3.
(c) The grant of rights under Section 2 does not violate If You or We assign the rights or obligations received
any grant of rights which You or Your Affiliates have through this Agreement to a third party, as a condition of
made to third parties. the assignment, that third party must agree in writing to
abide by all the rights and obligations in the Agreement.
(d) You have followed the instructions in, 6.4.
if You do not own the Copyright in the entire work of The failure of either party to require performance by the
authorship Submitted. other party of any provision of this Agreement in one situ-

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ation shall not affect the right of a party to require such possible with a provision that comes closest to the mean-
performance at any time in the future. A waiver of perfor- ing of the original provision and which is enforceable. The
mance under a provision in one situation shall not be con- terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement shall ap-
sidered a waiver of the performance of the provision in ply notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of this
the future or a waiver of the provision in its entirety. Agreement or any limited remedy to the maximum extent
possible under law.
If any provision of this Agreement is found void and unen-
forceable, such provision will be replaced to the extent

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Company: Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH

Name: Martin Maurer (CEO)

Address: Bräuhausgasse 37, 1050 Vienna, Austria

Please email or fax a signed original of this assignment to

or fax: +43 1 5454497 22

or send via mail to:

Martin Maurer
Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH
Bräuhausgasse 37
A-1050 Vienna, AUSTRIA

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Date: Vienna, October 20, 2016

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