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Atmospheric Dispersion Model for Exposure and Risk assessment

ADMER Software License Agreement

The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, one of the independent administrative institutions of Japan, (hereinafter referred to as "the Institute") hereby grant a license to use the Software based on the condition that the user of the Software (hereinafter referred to as "User") carefully reads and accepts all of the following terms and conditions of this Software License. Terms and Conditions of Software License
  1. With respect to the Software, the Institute designates "Haruyuki Higashino" as its manager, "National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology - Atmospheric Dispersion Model for Exposure and Risk Assessment (AIST-ADMER) ver.1.5" as its name, "CRM-01-203" as its development code and "2004005937" as its serial number, and User shall, when using the Software, indicate the copyrights of the Institute together with such manager, name and serial number.

  2. < Copyrights >
  3. All copyrights pertaining to programs and documents with respect to the Software are reserved by the Institute. User shall comply with all applicable laws and regulations including copyright laws and international rules concerning copyrights.
  4. The Institute prohibits User from reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling or otherwise altering the Software in any manner whatsoever.
  5. The Institute prohibits User from using any program or data incorporated in the Software for any purpose other than using the Software.
  6. In the event that User publishes the results derived by using the Software at academic conferences or in magazines, User shall include the following citation in Japanese or English in such publication, and shall send a copy of such publication to the Institute. Examples of citation: "AIST-ADMER ver.1.5.1, which was developed by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, was utilized for this calculation."
  7. Grwin Graphics Library is utilized as part of the graphic functions incorporated in the Software, the copyright for which is owned by Mr. Tsuguhiro Tamebuchi.

  8. <Limitation of Liability>
  9. The Software, including the related documents etc., is provided "as is" and the Institute shall not have any obligation to User to upgrade or correct any errors therein.
  10. The Institute reserves the right to change the specifications of the Software and/or documentation for the purpose of improvement without prior notice to User.
  11. The Institute makes no warranty of evaluation or consistency of the assessment results obtained by User's calculations using the Software and documents etc. regardless of whether or not the use of the Software is expressly cited. Furthermore, the Institute is not obligated to answer any inquiries concerning the content of the Software.
  12. The Institute shall under no circumstances be liable for any loss or damage attributable to the use or unavailability of the Software, or arising in connection with the data included in the Software.
  13. Indemnification pertaining to the Grwin Graphics Library portion of the Software shall be subject to the terms and conditions for Grwin Graphics Library.

  14. <Restriction on Distribution of Software>
  15. In principle, no person, corporation or association may distribute the Software itself or in conjunction with any other product for profit; provided, however, that when, with the approval of the Institute, User produces or sells the Software, or provides services such as instruction or support of the Software, User shall enter into a separate license agreement with a "Designated Technology Transfer Agency" appointed by the Institute and pay such royalty as is set forth in the said agreement. For the above purpose, "Designated Technology Transfer Agency" means an agency which has exclusive licenses to the intellectual property rights owned by the Institute or to which such rights have been assigned, and which grants licenses of or assigns such intellectual property rights to any party other than the Institute but does not itself practice the same.
  16. Distribution pertaining to the Grwin Graphics Library portion of the Software shall be subject to the terms and conditions for Grwin Graphics Library.

  17. <Consent to Jurisdiction>
  18. The Institute and User agree that any legal action initiated in connection with this Software License shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court as the tribunal of first instance.

  19. <Delivery Address for Publication Copy, etc.>
  20. User may send copies of publications etc. as well as information concerning program bugs to the address set forth below. User is advised that, in principle, the Institute will not respond to individual inquiries from User. Only letters and e-mails are accepted. User is requested to refrain from making inquiries by telephone.


    16-1, Onogawa, Tsukuba

    Ibaraki, 305-8569


    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology


<Information regarding Grwin Graphics Library> (Japanese Information)

and (English Information)

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