Contract between Cycom and Author

Contract No:

This agreement is made on .........of ...................2003

BETWEEN

Cycom Limited a company incorporated in England under number 1730123 and whose registered office is at Two Oaks, Manor Road, Rangeworthy, Bristol, BS37 7LR. UK.

AND

...........................................................................the Author.

1.0 Authority to publish the works of the Author

The Author grants Cycom permission to publish the works of the Author in electronic form via the internet to an intended audience of members of Club Cycom that those members may legally use those works for any purpose save for the following restrictions.

  1. any copy or derived work made by a member must not have a similar functional purpose to the original work nor otherwise compete in markets potentially available to that of the original work nor be passed to 3rd parties in a form which could be reverse engineered to reconstruct any valuable component of the original work.

  2. In particular, a work which is an entry in a Translation Memory, Terminology Database, Dictionary, Knowledge base or Natural Language Processing system may not be copied or transformed so as to appear in another Translation Memory, Terminology Database, Dictionary, Knowledge base, or Natural Language Processing engine.

  3. The work must not be used by anyone who is not a current member of Club Cycom.

2.0 Limitation of liability for illegal use or copying

The Author acknowleges that it is not practical for Cycom to enforce that the work is not illegally used or copied and agrees that Cycom will not be held accountable for any loss or damage caused by any legal or illegal use of the work.

The Author acknowleges that it is not practical for Cycom to label the work with a copyright notice under all circumstances and agrees that Cycom's labeling responsibility will be satisfied by a general notice to potential users of the work that all such works are copyrighted and information as to the owner of the copyright will be supplied on demand.

3.0 Royalty payments

Payments may be based on estimates of usage of the work and revised in the light of any measured usage. Cycom is not obliged to measure the usage of the work. In the event of disagreement between Cycom and the Author of the formula or parameters of the royalty payment for any period then the work shall be withdrawn from use and no payment will be due from Cycom for that period.