IMPORTANT READ CAREFULLY: This End User License Agreement (the “Agreement”) is a legal agreement
between you and Sol Haus Design, a California company with a principal business address of
P.O. Box 384, Ojai, CA 93024 (hereinafter “Licensor,” “we,” or “us”). By downloading or
otherwise using the Licensed Product, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If you do not
agree to the terms of this Agreement, then you should not download this Licensed Product.
The provisions below form the essential basis of our agreement between you (The Licensee) and Sol Haus Design
(The Licensor). You shall not copy or use the Licensed Product except as is otherwise expressly permitted below.
You should also read the full text describing the risks below and accept and acknowledge the risks before you
use the Licensed Product in accordance with this Agreement.
1. The Plans
The Plans are offered as building guidelines and suggestions only. The Plans do not constitute legal construction
documents. It is recommended to consult with your local building authority before the construction of any structure.
Before beginning construction, always have a licensed architect or structural engineer sign off on your final plans.
The Purchaser or Licensee agrees to comply with all local codes and building regulations. The Plans are designed
to satisfy generally accepted professional standards and practices. However, The Plans have been created
without knowledge or reference to the Licensee’s specific site or local codes. It is the responsibility of the Licensee
to ensure that the plans meet local codes and site-specific requirements.
The Licensee agrees to check and verify all dimensions and materials before construction. Due to regional
variations, The Licensor cannot and does not guarantee the availability of any products or materials suggested or
specified in the Licensed Product. The Licensee is solely responsible for any and all modifications to The Plans
necessary to accommodate differences in available materials, to satisfy the Licensee’s personal needs, or to meet
local building codes of other site-specific requirements. The Licensor assumes no liability for
errors or omissions in these documents and reserves the right to make changes at any time. Sol Haus Design
assumes no responsibility for any alterations made to the Licensed Product. Use of this Licensed Product is at the
Licensee’s own risk.
THE PLANS HAVE NOT BEEN CHECKED FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE PARTICULAR CODES OR
CONDITIONS IN YOUR AREA. WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH YOUR LOCAL BUILDING
OFFICIALS BEFORE INSTALLING ANY NEW STRUCTURE, IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT YOUR HOUSE
WILL COMPLY WITH LOCAL BUILDING CODES.
2. Intellectual Property in the Plans
We shall retain all right, title, and interest to the intellectual property, trade secrets, and know-how in the
Licensed Product (“Intellectual Property”). You acknowledge that no title to or rights in the Intellectual Property
are transferred to you from us under this Agreement. You agree not to remove any trademark, copyright, or
other proprietary notices on or in any portion of the Licensed Product as delivered and to reproduce all such
notices on all authorized copies.
We grant to you a non-exclusive, nontransferable license solely for your personal use to (a) to print out up to three
(3) hard copies of the Licensed Product for your personal use only; (b) to construct a single house based upon the
Licensed Product for your personal use only; (c) to customize the Licensed Product for your personal use only;
Your rights in the Licensed Product shall be limited to those expressly granted in this Agreement. Any use which
exceeds the scope of this license grant shall be deemed to constitute a material breach of this Agreement,
including but not limited to using the Licensed Product for commercial purposes or building more than a single
house without first paying the appropriate fees to secure the additional licensing rights.
You shall not distribute, share, rent, resell, lease, sublicense, reproduce, or otherwise disclose or transfer the
Licensed Product to any third party. You shall not use the Licensed Product in a network, or in any other
multiple use arrangement, or allow third parties to have electronic access to the Licensed Product. You shall not
use the Licensed Product for any commercial purposes, make more than three (3) hard copies of the Licensed
Product, share any copies of the Licensed Product with third parties, or permit the Licensed Product to be used
by any third party for commercial purposes. You shall not share any customizations you have made to the
Licensed Product with any third party or use those customizations for any commercial purpose, nor shall you
permit any third party to disassemble or reverse engineer your house after it is constructed.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you are authorized to distribute up to three (3) hard copies to contractors building
a single house for your own purposes; provided that, however, such contractors may not use the Licensed
Product to build any house other than your house, and they must return or destroy all hard copies upon
completion of the work on your house. Any failure to abide by the restrictions set forth in this Section shall
expressly constitute a material breach of this Agreement.
5. Term; Termination
This Agreement commences as of the date on which you pay the license fee (“Effective Date”) and is perpetual.
This Agreement will automatically terminate upon notice in the event you materially breach any term or condition
of this Agreement. You understand that exceeding the scope of the license shall expressly constitute a material
breach of this Agreement. Upon any material breach, your non-exclusive license shall cease and terminate, and
you shall have no further right to access electronically, use, display, print, reproduce, make copies of, or make
archival back-up copies of the Licensed Product.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THE LIMITED
WARRANTY SET FORTH ABOVE, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS,
RESULTS, GUARANTEES, OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE LICENSED PRODUCT,
WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE OR SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, OR ARISING FROM THE COURSE OF
PERFORMANCE, COURSE OF DEALING, OR USAGE OF TRADE.
6. Technical Support
Technical support is not included with your license; however, we do make technical support available for an
7. Proprietary Information
For the term of this Agreement and for a period of five (5) years thereafter, you agree to keep completely
confidential and will not publish or otherwise disclose for any purposes the Proprietary Information furnished by
us to you pursuant to this Agreement.
For the avoidance of doubt, Proprietary Information shall include all of the proprietary, non-public information
pertaining to us and the Licensed Product, including but not limited to the trade secrets and know-how
contained within the Licensed Product; the designs, technical drawings, and works of authorship; the
specifications; and the proprietary ideas. Notwithstanding the foregoing, “Proprietary Information” shall not
include any information which you can demonstrate by your records (a) was in your knowledge or possession
prior to our disclosure to you, (b) was in the public domain at the time of disclosure or subsequently entered the
public domain through no fault of yours; (c) was disclosed to you by a third party with the right to make such a
disclosure; or (d) was developed independently by you.
8. Limited Warranty
We warrant that the electronic delivery format of the Licensed Product will be free from physical defects for a
period of 5 days following the Effective Date.
9. Disclaimer of Other Warranties
The Licensed Product is provided on an “as is” basis. Use of the Licensed Product is at your own risk. You
solely assume any and all risks with respect to the construction of your house based on the Licensed Product.
We can make no warranty that the Licensed Product will meet all of your needs or result in a successful or
satisfactory outcome for you, nor can we warrant that the Licensed Product will be completely accurate, current,
complete, or free from errors and omissions. We can make no warranty that the Licensed Product will comply
with the particular codes or conditions in your area, nor can we warrant that your actual costs will not vary from
our estimated building costs. We also cannot warrant that access to the Licensed Product will be continuous,
uninterrupted, bug-free, error-free, virus-free, or free of technical problems. We will use reasonable care,
however, to provide uninterrupted, bug-free, error-free, electronic delivery of the Licensed Product.
Upon receipt of written notice from you of a physical defect in the delivery format of the Licensed Product, our
entire liability and your sole and exclusive remedy shall be to receive a replacement delivery of the Licensed Product.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless us against any and all loss, damage liability, and expense
(including without limitation reasonable fees for attorneys and experts) arising out of any claim, demand, cause
of action, debt or liability, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, to the extent that such action is based upon a
claim that (a) if true, would constitute a breach of any representations or agreements by you hereunder; (b)
arises out of any negligence or willful misconduct by you; (c) you have infringed our intellectual property rights
hereunder; or (d) is based on any third party claim that arises out of this Agreement.
12. Limitation of Liability; Consequential Damages
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, our liability under this Agreement shall be limited to the total fees you
pay to us pursuant to this Agreement. In no event shall we be liable for any incidental, consequential, indirect,
special, or punitive damages, or lost profits, arising out of, or related to, this Agreement, even if we have been
advised of the possibility thereof, and regardless of whether the claim is based on contract, tort, or another
theory or cause of action.
Our relationship will be that of third party contractors, and neither of us will have the right power, or authority to
assume, create, or incur any expense, liability, or obligation, express or implied, on behalf of the other. You may
not assign or transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Agreement without our prior written consent.
You agree that we may assign this Agreement without prior notice in the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale
of all or part of our business. No waiver of any breach of the terms of this Agreement, no matter how long
continuing or how often repeated, shall be deemed a waiver of any subsequent breach thereof, nor shall any
delay or omission to exercise any right, power, or privilege hereunder be deemed a waiver of such right, power,
or privilege. If any provision of this Agreement is held unenforceable or in conflict with the law of any jurisdiction,
the validity of the remaining provisions shall not be affected by such holding. The meaning of that provision will
be construed to the extent feasible, to render the provision unenforceable. If no feasible interpretation will save
such provision, it is to be severed from the remainder of the terms of this Agreement, which are to remain in full
force and effect. This Agreement contains the entire understanding of the Parties with respect to the subject
matter contained herein, and shall supersede all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral.
14. Governing Law; Dispute Resolution
This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflicts of law principles.
All disputes arising under this Agreement shall be under the Commercial Rules of the American Arbitration Association
by one arbitrator mutually agreed upon both you and us in accordance with the aforementioned Rules. Costs of the
arbitration, including administrative and arbitrators’ fees, shall be shared equally by each of us. The arbitration award
shall be final and each of us shall comply in good faith to the entry of the arbitrator’s award in any court having
jurisdiction. If judicial enforcement or review of the arbitrator’s decision is sought, the prevailing one of us shall be
entitled to costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees. For the avoidance of doubt, all claims you bring against us must be
resolved in accordance with this Section. All claims filed or brought against us contrary to this Section shall be
considered improperly file. Should you file a claim contrary to this Section, you agree that we may recover attorneys’
fees and costs of up to One Thousand Dollars ($1000.00) provided that we have notified you in writing of the
improperly filed claim and you have failed to properly withdraw the claim.