Maptitude License Agreement

Last Updated: 28 February 2024

Caliper Corporation ("Caliper") provides its proprietary products to its customers on the terms and conditions set forth herein.


By ordering or using the software, you ("Licensee") indicate your acceptance of the terms of this Agreement.

Licensee and Caliper agree as follows:

1. Definitions.

As used in this Agreement:

  1. "Caliper Store" means an e-commerce website operated by Caliper Corporation at
  2. "Concurrent Users" means the maximum number of users that may concurrently use or access the Product.
  3. "Copy Protection Measure" means a technological measure utilized for copy protection, including any hardware device provided to Licensee by Caliper.
  4. "Data" means any data, maps, images, video, audio, animations, or graphics provided by Caliper for use with the Software, and includes any updates to such data.
  5. "Designated Computer" means each electronic device using the Product, on which the Product has been registered with Caliper according to Caliper's standard registration procedure, including without limitation (a) a physical device such as a computer, handheld device, workstation, console, server, or any other electronic device; or (b) a virtual machine, such as an operating environment that may be running concurrently with another operating environment on a single physical device. Licensee may change its Designated Computer at any time, provided Licensee first uninstalls the product and complies with Caliper's standard registration procedures.
  6. "Documentation" means any materials and documentation provided by Caliper to describe the operation of the Software.
  7. "Order Form" means the order form attached to this license, or other order placement method accepted by Caliper such as a Caliper Store order, that has been approved and processed by Caliper for the initial order and for any subsequent orders.
  8. "Product" means the Software and related Data, Documentation, and any Copy Protection Measure.
  9. "Software" means the MAPTITUDE software, in executable code form, as delivered to Licensee, and includes any software updates, add-on components, web services and/or supplements and additional modules that Caliper may provide to Licensee from time to time after the date Licensee obtains its initial copy of the Software to the extent that such items are not accompanied by a separate license agreement or terms of use.
  10. "User" means a single person with access to the Product.

2. License.

  1. License Type.
    The Maptitude licenses that are available from Caliper include, without limitation, the following:

    (a) LICENSE: A “License” is a non-exclusive, non-transferable, one-time purchase, and limited license to copy, install and use the Product within Licensee’s organization on the total number of Designated Computers set forth in the Order Form. Unless a different term is specified in the Order Form to Caliper, the term of a License is a period of ten (10) years. A License does not include software upgrades.

    (b) SUBSCRIPTION: A “Subscription” is a non-exclusive, non-transferable, time limited license to copy, install and use certain Product within Licensee’s organization on the total number of Designated Computers, or to support the total number of Users, set forth in the Order Form. Unless a different term is specified in the Order Form to Caliper, the term of Subscription or renewal thereof is one (1) year. The "Supplemental Terms for Auto-Renewal" ( will also apply in addition to the terms and conditions contained within this Agreement. A Subscription includes software upgrades.

    (c) SAAS: A software as a service ("SaaS") is a non-exclusive, non-transferable, time limited right to access and use the SaaS within Licensee’s organization for the term of purchased subscriptions set forth in the Order Form. Unless a different term is specified in the Order Form to Caliper, the term of SaaS Subscription or renewal thereof is one (1) year. The "Supplemental Terms for SaaS" ( and the “Supplemental Terms for Auto-Renewal” ( will also apply in addition to the terms and conditions contained within this Agreement .

  2. Grant of License.
    Subject to all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Caliper hereby grants to Licensee:

    (a) a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to use the Product in accordance with the License Type during the term of this Agreement on the number of Designated Computers or by the number of Users as set forth on the Order Form for the Product;

    (b) a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free right to reproduce and distribute Licensee's own software applications for use with the Software that are created using the GISDK software and the Caliper Script Language and sample code described therein provided that Licensee: (i) currently has a valid license for the Software and has complied fully with its terms, (ii) distributes its application only to those who are lawfully licensed to use the Software, (iii) does not use Caliper's name, logos or trademarks to market its software applications, (iv) includes a proprietary notice on behalf of Caliper (specifically: "Portions copyright 1998-2024 Caliper Corporation") on media containing such software and on the title page of its software documentation, and (v) agrees, to the extent permitted by law, to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Caliper from and against any claims or actions, including without limitation attorneys' fees, that arise or result from the use of distribution of Licensee's software application. Caliper and its licensors reserve all rights not expressly granted to Licensee herein. Licensee acknowledges and agrees that Caliper and its licensors will continue to own all rights, title and interests in and to all portions of the Product (including the media on which the Product is supplied).

3. Limitations.

  1. If this is a license granted to an educational institution or a student enrolled in an educational institution (an "Academic License"), Licensee's right to use the Product is limited to noncommercial uses for teaching and unsponsored research; Licensee may not use the Product in sponsored research unless Licensee purchases a commercial license to the Product. If Licensee is a student, Licensee agrees to return the Product, including any copy Protection Measure, to Caliper when Licensee ceases to be enrolled as a student at a bona fide academic institution.
  2. This Agreement does not grant Licensee any rights in connection with any trademarks or service marks of Caliper.
  3. Without limitation, Licensee will not, and will not permit others to: (i) distribute, use or provide access to or use of (including by timesharing or network use) the Product by or for the benefit of any third party without Caliper's prior written consent, provided, however, that Licensee may provide access to the Product to employees of Licensee (and in the case of Academic Licenses, enrolled students) to the extent necessary to utilize the Product in conformity with this Agreement; (ii) use the Product in a computer service business; (iii) make telecommunications data transmissions of the Product; or (iv) use the Product over the Internet without a license for such use or use long-haul gateways on any central processing unit on which the Product is used.
  4. Licensee will not use the Product to aid in the development of software or products that are competitive with the Product; or use the Product to create data in Caliper's CDF data format for sale or any other commercial purpose without the prior written permission of Caliper.
  5. Licensee will not attempt or permit others to attempt: (i) to reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise re-create source code or file formats from the executable code version of the Software or from other information provided by Caliper; or (ii) to circumvent the Copy Protection Measure.
  6. Audit/Reporting. Caliper may inspect and audit Licensee's use of the Product from time to time to verify Licensee's compliance with its obligations under this Agreement. Licensee agrees that Caliper may periodically verify that Licensee’s usage of the Product does not exceed the quantity of Designated Computers or User Licenses purchased, subject to applicable Government security requirements. With respect to User Licenses, Licensee agrees to provide Caliper with documentation evidencing the total number of Users within thirty (30) days of Caliper’s request. If the audit or your documentation shows that Licensee is using more than the number of Designated Computers or other Product for which licenses have been purchased or is otherwise not compliant with this Agreement, you will purchase Product licenses at the then-current price for your unlicensed use and, if the excess is greater than five per cent (5%), pay all reasonable costs related to the audit.

4. License Fee.

In consideration of the license granted to Licensee under Section 2, Licensee agrees to pay Caliper a fee in accordance with Caliper's price list in effect at the time Licensee's order is received. If Licensee does not pay such fee within sixty (60) days after the date the Product is invoiced to Licensee, this Agreement will terminate automatically pursuant to Section 9.B.

5. Proprietary Rights.

  1. Licensee acknowledges and agrees that the Product contains confidential and proprietary information of Caliper. Licensee agrees to keep the Product strictly confidential, not to disclose any of the Product to any third party, and not to use the Product except as expressly permitted by this Agreement. Licensee agrees to keep the Product secured in a way which prevents unauthorized use, disclosure or dissemination. Licensee further agrees to notify Caliper promptly upon learning of any unauthorized use, disclosure or dissemination of the Product. Licensee agrees that the injury that would result to Caliper from violation of this Agreement would be irreparable and accordingly Caliper would be entitled to injunctive relief.
  2. The Product is protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. The Product is licensed, not sold. Unauthorized copying of the Product and modifying, merging or including any part of the Product with any other software or product are expressly forbidden. Licensee may not make copies of the Documentation or translate the Documentation into other languages. Subject to these restrictions, Licensee may, for non-SaaS Product, install one (1) copy of the Software and the Data on a hard disk for each copy licensed, and may make one (1) copy of the Software and the Data for each copy licensed, solely for backup purposes. Licensee must reproduce and include all proprietary notices on each backup copy.
  3. To the extent that use of the Product in accordance with the terms of this Agreement would, in the absence of this Agreement, infringe a claim of any patent owned by Caliper, and only to that extent, Caliper hereby agrees and covenants that it will not sue Licensee for such use so long as such use complies in all respects with the terms of this Agreement. No license, implied or otherwise, under any patents owned by Caliper is granted by this Agreement.
  4. Licensee agrees that the Data may be used only with the Software. Licensee acknowledges that the Data may be subject to other agreements between Licensee and Caliper or third parties restricting the use of the Data. The Data may include datasets for some regions, whose use is subject to the "Supplemental License Terms for Regional Data (Country Packages)" ( The Data may include the HERE Map Content Data, whose use is subject to the "Supplemental License Terms for the HERE Map Content Data" ( Not recommended for NAVIGATION. The provided travel times are not accurate enough to be suitable for navigation nor are they reflective of current road conditions.

6. Warranties.

Licensee acknowledges that there are errors and gaps in the Data and that Caliper does not warrant that the Product will meet Licensee's needs or is suitable or sufficiently accurate to be fit for any particular purpose or use. Licensee acknowledges that (a) the operation of the Software may not be uninterrupted or error-free; and (b) the functions of the Product may not meet Licensee's requirements.

  1. Software
    Caliper warrants that the Software will function for a period of sixty (60) days from date of delivery substantially in accordance with the Documentation.
  2. SaaS
    Caliper warrants that each SaaS will perform in accordance with the "Supplemental Terms for SaaS" ( during Licensee’s use.
  3. Disclaimer
    Except for this limited warranty, Caliper has no obligation to provide support services to Licensee with respect to the Product unless a support agreement is in effect. CALIPER DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES AS TO THE PRODUCT, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE.

7. Limitation of Liability.

The maximum, aggregate liability of Caliper to Licensee, regardless of the form of action or theory of liability, whether under contract or tort (including negligence), and whether under this Agreement or any other agreement, with respect to the Product or any services provided by Caliper in connection therewith, will not exceed the sum of all amounts paid by Licensee to Caliper pursuant to this Agreement, subject to the following:

  1. Subscriptions
    For Subscriptions, Caliper’s maximum liability to Licensee for any incident giving rise to a claim will not exceed the amount Licensee paid for the Subscription during the 12 months before the incident; provided that in no event will Caliper’s aggregate liability exceed the amount paid for the Subscription.
  2. Exclusions
    IN NO EVENT WILL CALIPER BE LIABLE TO LICENSEE FOR SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE. In furtherance and not in limitation of the foregoing, Caliper will not be liable for any costs incurred by Licensee due to (a) loss of profits or revenues, (b) loss of use of the Product, (c) loss of data, (d) costs of substitute software, and (e) claims by parties other than the Licensee. Caliper will have no liability for any claim of copyright or patent infringement based upon the use of other than a current, unaltered release of the Product or based upon any modification or combination or use of the Product with databases or other software or products not provided by Caliper. Licensee will bring no action or claim, regardless of form, arising out of this Agreement more than one year after the action or claim has arisen.

8. Exclusive Remedies.

Licensee's exclusive remedies for any claims against Caliper arising out of this Agreement will be limited to the following, at the option of Caliper:

  1. Software
    (a) replacement by Caliper of the Software with software that functions substantially in accordance with the Documentation; (b) repair by Caliper of the Software, by patch or workaround, so that it functions substantially in accordance with the Documentation; (c) for non-subscriptions, refund by Caliper of the funds received by Caliper from Licensee in respect of the Product; or (d) for subscriptions, termination by Caliper of the Agreement and your right to use the Product.
  2. SaaS
    Licensee’s remedies are in the "Supplemental Terms for SaaS" (

9. Term and Termination.

  1. This Agreement will take effect upon the date of acceptance of the order by Caliper and, unless earlier terminated pursuant to Section 9.B, will continue in effect from such date for the term applicable to the Order Form.
  2. In the event that Licensee fails to comply with any of the provisions of this Agreement, this Agreement will automatically terminate without notice. This Agreement will also automatically terminate without notice in the event of any attempt to transfer or assign this Agreement, or in the event of any change in control of Licensee.
  3. Upon expiration or termination of this Agreement:
    i. Licensee will return the Product to Caliper and destroy any other copies of any portion of the Product in its possession.
    ii. Licensee will have no further right to possess or use the Product.
  4. Survival. The expiration or termination of this Agreement will not affect provisions of this Agreement which by their terms and meaning survive its termination, including, without limitation, the provisions of Section 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.B, 9.C, 9.D, 10, 11, 12.

10. Export.

Licensee acknowledges that the Product constitutes technical data under the Export Control Regulations of U.S. Department of Commerce and agrees not to export the Product in violation of such Regulations or any other U.S. laws or regulations. Licensee agrees to defend, indemnify and hold Caliper harmless against any liability (including attorneys' fees) arising out of Licensee's failure to comply with the terms of this Section 10.

11. Miscellaneous.

  1. This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between Caliper and Licensee with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior understandings, representations, sales materials, and agreements, written or oral, including any purchase orders submitted by Licensee to Caliper in respect of the Product.
  2. This Agreement will be governed by the laws of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, United States of America (without regard to any conflict of law rules that would provide that the law of another jurisdiction would govern), and applicable copyright laws. The parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  3. This Agreement may be modified only by a written agreement which is made subsequent to this Agreement and signed by duly authorized representatives of Caliper and Licensee.
  4. If any of the provisions of this Agreement will be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, the remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.
  5. The failure of Caliper to enforce any of the provisions of this Agreement will not be construed to be a waiver of Caliper's right thereafter to enforce such provisions.
  6. The section titles in this Agreement are used solely for the convenience of the Licensee and Caliper and have no legal or contractual significance.


The Product and the SaaS (including any software forming a part thereof) is "commercial computer software" or "commercial computer software documentation" as those terms are defined in 48 C.F.R. §12.212 and 48 C.F.R. §227.7202. As provided therein, the Government shall have only those rights specified in this Agreement.