IMPORTANT: This agreement is the end-user software licensing agreement (hereinafter referred to as this "Agreement") between you (an individual, company, or any other entity) and HONOR TECHNOLOGIES AFRICA (PTY) LTD. (hereinafter referred to as "Honor"or “we”) for the use of this Software (see the definition in Section 1.1 of this Agreement). You must have reached the age of majority for the legal jurisdiction that you reside in to access and sign this Agreement. If you have not reached the age of majority, your guardian must agree to or sign this Agreement on your behalf. Please read this Agreement carefully before you use your Honor device or download a Software update mentioned in this Agreement. Your use of an Honor device or download of this Software update will be deemed as your acceptance of the constraints mentioned in this Agreement. Otherwise, please do not use any Honor device or download this Software update. You may return your Honor device to the franchise store, authorized distributor, or retail store where you made the purchase for a refund subject to Honor's merchandise return policy. However, you should be aware that refunds may also be subject to the retail store's return policy. The return policy is implemented in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of the country/region of purchase. The Software governed by this Agreement does not include the Open Source Software Components as defined in Section 1.2. You may access a copy of this Agreement at any time by visiting Honor's website (www.hihonor.com) and retain a copy of this Agreement for future reference.
1.1 Software under this Agreement refers to:
(1) The software components provided to you with
an Honor device, including but not limited to
the codes as well as other embedded software,
documents, interfaces, content, fonts, and any
data stored on the device that is protected by
copyright held by Honor or its licensor;
(2) Updates or upgrades to the software mentioned in (1). The Software excludes the Open Source Software Components as defined in Section 1.2.
1.2 Honor devices and/or their updates or upgrades may also include software components that are protected by copyrights held by third parties, who have licensed these software components under open source software licenses ("Open Source Software Components"). Such Open Source Software Components are identified as such through specific license information provided within the device, which also indicates the Open Source Software license applicable for the respective component. For this reason, the terms and conditions of open source software licenses shall be applied when you are using these Open Source Software Components. This Agreement does not alter any rights or obligations you may have under such open source software licenses. If there are any conflicts between the license conditions mentioned in this Agreement and the contents of open source software licenses with respect to any Open Source Software Components, the open source software licenses shall prevail.
1.3 Unless otherwise agreed upon, the Software under this Agreement shall be bound by this Agreement, whether it is stored in read-only memory or in any other storage media or form, or if it is from an online download location authorized by Honor.
You are granted a limited and non-exclusive license to access and use this Software (as defined in Section 1.1) on only one Honor device or computer, subject to, and in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. The Software cannot be sold, transferred, or used for any other commercial purposes.
3.1 You may not use Honor's technology or intellectual property to develop software or design, develop, manufacture, sell, or license third-party devices/accessories associated with Honor devices without Honor's prior consent.
3.2 You may make a copy of the Software on a computer hard drive or other storage media for the purpose of archiving. You may not distribute or provide the Software on the Internet so that it is available to multiple devices or computers at the same time.
3.3 You may not sell, rent, lease, lend,
sublicense or distribute the entirety or part of
the Software to any third party without prior
written permission from Honor. However, you may
make a one-off permanent transfer of the entire
license to the Software to another party along
with the transfer of ownership of your Honor
device, provided that:
(1) The transfer includes your Honor device and all the Honor Software;
(2) You do not retain copies of all or part of the Software;
(3) The party that receives the Honor device and Software has read and accepted all the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
3.4 Except as otherwise expressly permitted, you shall not, nor allow any other person to copy, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or create derivatives of the Software. In addition, you shall not, nor allow others to, or attempt to export the source code of the Software, or decode or modify the Software or any part of the Software or the services that it provides.
3.5 You agree not to use the Software and related
update content to engage in the following
(1) Copy or use any part of the Software beyond the scope of this Agreement;
(2) Provide to third parties, or allow third parties to use the whole or part of the Software (including but not limited to apps, services, code, and source code) without Honor's written consent;
(3) Use the Software in a deceptive way or for deceptive purposes;
(4) Delete any copyright declarations or prompts contained in the Software;
(5) Attempt to destroy, bypass, change, invalidate or escape from any digital rights management system in connection with the Software and/or part of the organic composition of the Software;
(6) Perform other improper or illegal acts.
3.6 When using the Software for storage or copying, you need to be authorized by the relevant rights holders in the corresponding countries or regions. Honor Software may be used to reproduce materials so long as such use is limited to the reproduction of non-copyrighted materials, materials for which you own the copyright, or materials you are authorized or legally permitted to reproduce. You acknowledge that ownership and intellectual property rights of any material displayed, stored or accessed via your device belong to the owner of the material. Such materials may be protected by copyright law or other intellectual property laws and treaties, and you may need to comply with the usage agreement or terms for such materials belonging to a third party. Unless otherwise agreed upon, this Agreement does not grant you any right to use such materials, nor does it guarantee that you can continue to use them.
3.7 You agree that you shall only use the Software in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations of the country or region in which you reside or use the Software, including but not limited to the local laws of the country or region where you reside or download or use the Software and services.
Honor and its licensors own and retain all rights and titles to the Software and reserve any other rights not expressly granted to you by this Agreement.
6.1 WHERE YOU CHOOSE TO HELP HONOR IMPROVE ITS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES BY PARTICIPATING IN HONOR'S USER EXPERIENCE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, HONOR AND ITS AFFILIATES/LICENSORS MAY COLLECT DATA FROM YOUR DEVICE FOR ANALYSIS PURPOSES. COLLECTED DATA INCLUDES YOUR DEVICE CONFIGURATION DATA, APP STATISTICS DATA, AND ERROR LOG DATA. THE ABOVE DATA WILL NOT BE USED TO IDENTIFY YOU INDIVIDUALLY.
6.2 HONOR ENSURES THAT A SIMILAR AND ADEQUATE LEVEL OF PROTECTION IS AFFORDED TO YOUR DATA AS REQUIRED BY ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS. DATA COLLECTED FROM YOUR DEVICE DURING USE MAY BE PROCESSED OR TRANSFERRED TO HONOR AND ITS AFFILIATES/LICENSORS IN COUNTRIES OUTSIDE OF THE COUNTRY YOU RESIDE. THIS MEANS THE DATA MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO OR ACCESSED FROM OTHER JURISDICTIONS WHICH ARE OUTSIDE OF THE COUNTRY WHERE YOU USE HONOR'S PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. THESE JURISDICTIONS MAY HAVE DIFFERENT DATA PROTECTION LAWS, OR SUCH LAWS MAY NOT EVEN EXIST.
7.1 To provide you with a better user experience, Honor may provide you with software update services, including but not limited to system software updates and app updates. The Software's update service is designed to improve the performance, safety, and reliability of products and devices, and to meet the functional customization needs of mobile carriers. The Software's updates can be installed in different ways. Software updates include error repair updates, system software updates, app updates, and updates to any previously installed software (including all-new versions) and performance enhancements.
7.2 Any software replacement or supplemental update provided by Honor is governed by this Agreement, unless such update is accompanied by a separate End User License Agreement, which shall prevail. If you decide not to download and install an update provided by Honor, you acknowledge that this may expose the Software to serious security risk or cause the Software to be unusable or unstable. Some of the features of the Software may be limited depending on the version. Updating to the latest version may improve your user experience.
7.3 Your Honor device will automatically search for and download new update packages to provide you with timely update services. These updates are designed to resolve cyber security loopholes and prevent new threats, and it is important to accept and install security related system updates in a timely manner. Due to the importance of these updates, your device may automatically install some pre-downloaded updates, and will immediately provide update notifications to help you understand the related information. We strongly recommend that you do not change your device's default settings to avoid software issues resulting from delayed updates. To disable this features, go to About phone (or About tablet) in Settings, touch Build number several times and follow the prompts to activate Developer mode, then go to Developer options in Settings and disable Automatic system updates.
Some apps may have automatic update features, and may download and install updates to your device automatically. Apps operated by Honor only automatically download and install updates over Wi-Fi. You can disable automatic updates in app settings.
8.1 The Software enables you to access Honor and third-party apps and services (individually and collectively referred to as "services") that come with the Software. However, some apps and services may not be available in all languages or in all regions. Some features of the Software may require access to the Internet over Wi-Fi to work properly. If you allow the Software to access the Internet using mobile data on your phone, additional data charges may apply. Please consult your carrier for details. Some services may provide you with various kinds of information. Honor and its affiliates /licensors make no guarantees with regard to the availability, accuracy, integrity, reliability, or timeliness of the information displayed by any services, including but not limited to the stock information, location information, or any other information. In addition, you acknowledge and agree that some of the features of the Software may not be available on some devices depending on the device hardware and data access.
8.2 To guarantee and improve your user experience, the Software provides you with a large number of services. The specific contents of the Software's services are provided by Honor and its affiliates/licensors according to the actual situation. Honor and its affiliates/licensors reserve the right to change the services and contents of the services at any time.
Optimizer: Optimizer provides you with basic features such as storage cleanup anti-virus, data management, blocked numbers management, permissions management, launch management, and battery management, and may provide you with patches to ensure that the apps run smoothly. You can use Optimizer to configure and manage your device. However, you acknowledge that due to technical limitations and other reasons, Honor cannot guarantee that the aforementioned features will meet your requirements.
Location service: Location service uses GNSS, as well as Wi-Fi hotspots and base station information to determine the approximate location of your device. To use this feature, you must enable Location service on your device. Once enabled, each app or website must obtain your permission before using this service. Location service may also require Internet access during use, which may result in data charges by your mobile carrier (when Wi-Fi is not available). For more information, please consult your mobile carrier. By using this service, you acknowledge and agree that the location data provided by this service is only used for basic location-based services. It is not intended to be used in situations where precise location information is required, or in situations that may result in personal injury or death, or property or environmental damage due to incorrect, inaccurate, or incomplete location data, or time delays.
Wi-Fi+: Wi-Fi+ is a feature that provides Wi-Fi enhancement services. However, the implementation of this service may require the use of your SIM card or mobile data (when Wi-Fi is not available).
Unknown number identification: Unknown number identification utilizes its smart recognition feature to help identify and categorize calls from unknown numbers into categories such as harassment calls, fraudulent calls, package delivery, telemarketing, and so on. However, due to current technical limitations and other reasons, you acknowledge and agree that the accuracy of this service may not be perfect.
9.1 Your Honor device may include certain third-party apps or services. Such apps or services may display, include, or provide contents, data, information, apps, or materials from the third party, or links to certain third-party websites (hereinafter referred to as "third-party software"). Honor does not own any third-party software or its related intellectual property rights. Therefore, you acknowledge and agree that Honor does not assume responsibility for providing support for any third-party software, and does not guarantee that the contents of third-party software or services will be available at any time. Honor is not liable for any content, advertisement, products, services, and other materials provided on third-party software.
9.3 Unless agreed by the third party, you acknowledge and agree not to modify, rent, lease, sub-lease, distribute, or create derivatives of any third-party software, or use it in any unauthorized manner, including but not limited to, using such software to transmit any type of virus, worm, Trojan, or other malicious software, invade a network, or burden the capacity of a network. You further agree not to use any third-party software to harass, abuse, threaten, denigrate, or otherwise use it in a manner infringing the rights of any third party, and warrant that Honor does not assume any liability for your actions, or any harassing, threatening, defamatory, offensive, infringing, or illegal information or transmission that results from your use of third-party software.
10.1 This Agreement is effective from the first date you install the Software. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by permanently deleting, destroying and returning, at your own cost, the Software, all backup copies and all related materials provided by Honor. Honor or its licensors may terminate this Agreement at any time without notice if you fail to comply with any terms or conditions of this Agreement. Once it is terminated, you MUST stop using this Software and delete all the Software and associated materials already copied and/or installed on your Honor device or computer immediately.
10.2 Sections 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, and 17 shall remain effective after the termination of this Agreement.
11.1 YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS. NEITHER HONOR, ITS LICENSORS OR AFFILIATES NOR THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, QUIET ENJOYMENT, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. THERE IS NO WARRANTY BY HONOR OR BY ANY OTHER PARTY THAT THE FEATURES CONTAINED IN THE SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SOFTWARE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITIES AND RISKS FOR THE SELECTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ACHIEVE YOUR INTENDED RESULTS AND FOR THE INSTALLATION, USE AND RESULTS OBTAINED FROM IT.
11.2 INSTALLING THIS SOFTWARE MAY AFFECT THE AVAILABILITY OF THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE, APPS, OR SERVICES. THERE IS NO WARRANTY BY HONOR THAT THE FEATURES OR SERVICES CONTAINED IN THIS SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT THIS SOFTWARE AND ITS SERVICES WILL BE FREE FROM ERRORS/BUGS, OR THAT THIS SOFTWARE WILL PROVIDE CONTINUOUS, PERMANENT SERVICES. IN ADDITION, HONOR MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THIS SOFTWARE WILL BE COMPATIBLE WITH ANY THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE OR SERVICES.
11.3 YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE HONOR SOFTWARE AND SERVICES ARE NOT INTENDED OR SUITABLE FOR USE IN SITUATIONS OR ENVIRONMENTS WHERE THE FAILURE OR TIME DELAYS OF, OR ERRORS OR INACCURACIES IN, THE CONTENT, DATA, OR INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE HONOR SOFTWARE OR SERVICES COULD LEAD TO DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE OPERATION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES, AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION OR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL, LIFE SUPPORT OR WEAPONS SYSTEMS.
12.1 HONOR WILL NOT TAKE ANY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PROBLEMS ON SOFTWARE USE CAUSED BY ABUSE, MISUSE, OR UNAUTHORIZED MODIFICATION.
12.2 TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL HONOR, ITS EMPLOYEES, LICENSORS, OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, REVENUE, SALES, DATA OR COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION OR FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, ECONOMIC, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, HOWEVER CAUSED AND WHETHER ARISING UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF HONOR OR ITS LICENSORS OR AFFILIATES ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY, OR OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
12.3 IN NO EVENT SHALL HONOR'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES (OTHER THAN AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAWS IN CASES INVOLVING DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY RESULTING FROM HONOR'S NEGLIGENCE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR YOUR HONOR DEVICE.
12.4 The laws of some countries/regions do not allow certain warranties, guarantees or liabilities to be excluded or limited by a contract. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above exclusions or limitations may not apply to you and you may have additional rights. Nothing in the Agreement affects your legal rights that you are legally entitled to as a consumer and which you cannot contractually agree to alter or waive.
Honor is not obligated to provide any technical support for the Software described in this Agreement, other than those required by law. No oral or written information or opinion given by Honor or its authorized representatives constitutes any warranty. If you discover that the Software or its services are defective, you must bear all necessary repair costs.
You may not use or otherwise export or re-export Honor Software except as authorized by applicable laws and the laws of the jurisdictions in which the Honor Software was obtained.
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please contact us via our customer service (4006966666), or submit them to one of our global offices. For a complete list of our offices, please visit the Contact Honor page.
The validation, interpretation, modification,
fulfillment, and dispute settlement of this
Agreement are governed by the laws of the
People's Republic of China, without regard to
conflict of laws. You agree that this Agreement
is signed in FuTian District, Shenzhen. If any
dispute arises concerning the content or
performance of this Agreement, the dispute shall
be settled through friendly negotiation. In the
event that the dispute cannot be settled through
negotiation, either party could submit the
dispute to the People's Court with jurisdiction
in the place of signing.
You will also benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law of the country/region in which you are resident. Nothing in this Agreement, including the paragraph above, affects your rights as a consumer to rely on such mandatory provisions of local law. The European Commission provides an online dispute resolution platform, which you can access at https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr. If you would like to bring a matter to our attention, please contact us.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Honor governing your use of the Software and supersedes any prior agreements between you and Honor relating to the use of the Software. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase open source software, third- party content, or other Honor services.
Released on: December, 2020