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Acquisition of Arm Holdings plc. by SoftBank Group Corp.

We are pleased to inform you that on 5 September 2016, SoftBank Group Corp. acquired Arm Holdings Plc. Arm will continue to operate as an independent business within the SoftBank group.

Any current agreements between Arm Ltd (or other Arm group companies, as applicable) you / your company remain in effect as between the parties, and the parties will continue to be bound by and perform the obligations in such agreements. If you have any queries please direct these to ArmSoftbank-Notifications@arm.com.

http://mbed.com is a site operated by Arm Limited (“Site”). Arm Limited is a private limited company registered in England and Wales  (company number 2557590) and is acting on behalf of itself and its subsidiaries (hereinafter "Arm" or "we/us/our" as applicable). VAT No: GB 636 9028 22. Registered Office Address: 110 Fulbourn Road, Cambridge, CB1 9NJ, United Kingdom. 

By accessing or using the Site or any of the services provided through the Site, you agree to follow and be bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms"), our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy

We may change and update these Terms at any time.  Continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your consent to such changes.  If you do not agree to the amended Terms, do not continue to use the Site. 

1) Your Account

You may register for an account on Site (an "Account").  You must provide your full name, a username, a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the Account sign-up process.  You must be over 13 years old to use the Site.  Each Account is personal in nature and may be used by you only.  Any activity completed through your Account will be deemed to have been completed by you.

You are responsible for the security of your Account.  Arm is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to keep your Account secure. You will notify ARM immediately if your Account information is lost, stolen, or otherwise compromised.  

You may close your Account by notifying us at support@mbed.com.

2) Your Use of the Site

You agree to use the Site only for purposes that are legal and in accordance with these Terms and any applicable licenses provided with content. For example, you will not use the Site in a way or provide content to the Site that:

a) infringes, misappropriates or violates any third party intellectual property rights;

b) attempts to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site;

c) attempts to or does modify, adapt, or hack the Service or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Site, Arm, or any other Arm product or service;

d) generates or facilitates sending unsolicited email;

e) is defamatory, harmful to minors, or pornographic;

f) contains hate-related or violent content;

g) contains or distributes any viruses or programming routines intended to damage, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information; or

h) violates or encourages conduct that would violate any criminal laws, any other applicable laws, or any third-party rights.

Arm reserves the right to temporarily or permanently suspend, disable, or limit your access to the Site or remove content. We may report any illegal act to the relevant law enforcement authorities.

3) Your Content

You may upload or otherwise provide certain content such as source code, binary code, documentation, or forum posts--to the Site via your Account ("Your Content").  You are responsible for keeping your own backups of any material uploaded or otherwise provided to the Site.  You represent and warrant that you have the right to provide Your Content to Arm, the Site and its users.  You retain ownership of Your Content.  It's your responsibility to make clear the license under which you are providing Your Content. 

By providing Your Content to the Site, you hereby grant to Arm a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, distribute, adapt, modify, and publish Your Content to the extent necessary to operate the Site.

If you close your Account, Your Content which has been made public will remain accessible on the Site. 

4) Arm and Third Party Content

When using the Site, you may be able to access or download certain content, such as source code, binary code, and documentation, provided by: a) Arm, ("Arm Content"); or b) other Account holders or third party providers ("Third Party Content").  Any such Arm Content or Third Party Content is governed by the license that accompanies it.  By using or downloading any Arm Content or Third Party Content, you agree to the applicable license.  It is your responsibility to ensure you have proper permission for your use of the content. If you are unclear as to what license applies to any content, it is recommended that you ask the author.

5) Your Indemnities

You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Arm from and against any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorney fees) arising out of or due to: (a) direct or indirect use of Your Content, including any claim of alleged infringement or misappropriation of third party rights; (b) your breach of any of the representations and warranties herein; or (c) your violation of any applicable law or regulation.

6) Copyright – Notice and Takedown

We do not moderate the Site, Your Content or Third Party Content.

Please contact Arm at the address below if:

  • You are a rights holder (or an authorized representative) and you wish to report to Arm any alleged infringement of your copyright or trademarks; or
  • You wish to report any other unacceptable or inappropriate content, including without limitation any threatening or defamatory behaviour, spam messaging, illegal activities, or any indecent, obscene, hateful or offensive material.

Take Down Officer
Legal Department
Arm Limited
110 Fulbourn Road
Cambridge
CB1 9NJ

Email: TakeDownOfficer@arm.com
Fax: +44 (0)1223 400410

By notifying Arm of an alleged infringement you represent, under penalty of perjury that the information in the notification is accurate and that giving false, misleading or inaccurate information may result in civil or criminal liability.

Upon receipt, Arm will review your notification and decide whether or not further action will be required. Such action may include without limitation, editing or removing the relevant material.

Please contact us using our Trademark Enquiry Form if you wish to report any abuse of Arm’s intellectual property rights by a third party.

7) Feedback

We would like you to provide any suggestions, comments, feedback, ideas, input or know-how you may have on improving the Site ("Feedback"). You represent and warrant that any Feedback is not confidential and does not contain any proprietary information which you do not have the right to provide to Arm.  You hereby grant to Arm a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, distribute, adapt, modify, and publish your Feedback.

8) Links From Our Site

Links to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience.  We have no control over the contents of these websites or resources and are not responsible for them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites, you do so at your own risk.

9) Warranties

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE IN A SIGNED AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND ARM, ARM PROVIDES NO WARRANTIES EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, NON INFRINGEMENT OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE UNDER THESE TERMS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE SITE, ANY CONTENT PROVIDED ON THE SITE (INCLUDING THIRD PARTY CONTENT), AND/OR ANY SERVICES PROVIDED ON THE SITE. YOU RECOGNIZE THAT THE CURRENT STATE OF TECHNOLOGY DOES NOT ALLOW FOR ERROR-FREE ACCESS TO THE SITES AND INTERRUPTIONS, CRASHES, AND DOWNTIME BEYOND ARM’S CONTROL MAY OCCUR FROM TIME TO TIME.

IF YOU ARE ACCEPTING THESE TERMS ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND SUCH ENTITY, ITS AFFILIATES AND ALL USERS WHO ACCESS OUR SITE THROUGH YOUR ACCOUNT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, IN WHICH CASE THE TERMS "YOU" OR "YOUR" SHALL REFER TO SUCH ENTITY, ITS AFFILIATES AND USERS ASSOCIATED WITH IT. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE SUCH AUTHORITY, OR IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND MAY NOT USE THE SITE.

10) Disclaimer of Liability

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE IN A SIGNED AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND ARM:

IN NO EVENT SHALL ARM BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE ALLEGED AS A RESULT OF TORTIOUS CONDUCT OR BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE EVEN IF ARM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE SITE, YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF (OR YOUR FAILURE TO GAIN ACCESS TO OR USE OF) THE SITE, ANY CONTENT PROVIDED ON THE SITE (INCLUDING THIRD PARTY CONTENT), AND/OR ANY SERVICES PROVIDED ON THE SITE.

NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS, THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF ARM TO LICENSEE IN AGGREGATE FOR ALL CLAIMS MADE AGAINST ARM IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE SITE, YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF (OR YOUR FAILURE TO GAIN ACCESS TO OR USE OF) THE SITE, ANY CONTENT PROVIDED ON THE SITE (INCLUDING THIRD PARTY CONTENT), AND/OR ANY SERVICES PROVIDED ON THE SITE, SHALL NOT EXCEED $10.

THIS STATEMENT DOES NOT AFFECT OUR LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM NEGLIGENCE, NOR OUR LIABILITY FOR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION OR MISREPRESENTATION AS TO A FUNDAMENTAL MATTER, NOR ANY OTHER LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

11) Copyright for the Site

The look and feel of the Site is copyright © Arm, Ltd. All rights reserved. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Site, use of the Site, or access to the Site without the express written permission by Arm. 

12) Trademarks

Your use any of Arm’s trademarks must be in accordance with the Trademark Guidelines (http://www.arm.com/about/trademarks/index.php). For the avoidance of doubt, you may not use any Arm logo without express prior permission from Arm. If you wish to use an Arm logo, please submit a request on www.arm.com at http://www.arm.com/about/trademarks/enquiry-form.php.

13) Export

You will comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations in your use of the Site and any content.

You represent that you are not barred from receiving services under U.S. laws or other applicable jurisdiction, including without limitations, the Denied Persons List and the Entity List, and other lists issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security. You represent that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any country to which the United States has embargoed goods.

14) Waiver and Severability

The failure of Arm to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.  If any provision of the Terms is held to be unenforceable, that provision will be modified so as to be enforceable, or if such modification is not possible, will be removed and the remaining provisions will remain in full force.

15) Entire Agreement

Except as expressly provided otherwise in a signed agreement between you and Arm, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding the subject matter.

16) Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.

17) Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about the Site, please contact support@mbed.com.

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