Contract Weaviate Open Source

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Copyright (c) 2016-2019, SeMI Holding B.V. (registered @ Dutch Chamber of Commerce no 75221632)

All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and/or binary forms of the Weaviate software are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

* Redistributions of (parts of) the Weaviate software in source code must retain the text of these license terms.

* Redistributions of (parts of) the Weaviate software in binary form must reproduce these license terms in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

* Neither the name of Weaviate nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products or (managed) services (such as SaaS services) derived from this software without specific prior written permission of SeMi Holding B.V.

* Unless prior written permission of SeMi Holding B.V. has been obtained, you may only redistribute  versions of Weaviate software to which you have added additional features and/or functions and/or for the purpose of software development (e.g., forking, pull-requests, etcetera)

* Without prior written permission of SeMi Holding B.V.,  you may not use the Weaviate software, the Weaviate name and/or the names of its contributors in connection to any software-as-a-service, service bureau services or as part of application services or other service offering (collectively, "SaaS Offering"). In deviation of the foregoing, however, you may use the Weaviate software in connection to a SaaS-offering without our prior written permission in the event that the features and/or functions added by you on top of the Weaviate software give users of the SaaS Offering a substantial motivation to access and/or use the SaaS Offering.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.