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Buyer’s Guide: Dalton Maag EULA

Welcome to our second installment in our EULA series where we highlight a few points that may interest you. Last week we went over OurType’s EULA, this week we’ll focus on Dalton Maag.

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Dalton Maag allows font embedding within their standard EULA, but the font file has to be converted to a web-specific format first. Licensed users can convert files into EOT, WOFF, SVG, and Cufón, as long as the file is produced specifically for the web and cannot be used as a desktop font. As a rule, 1,000 unique visitors a day to your website is equivalent to 1 desktop user license.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 5 users.
  • Web embedding is allowed, but the font file must be converted to web-specific format.
  • 1,000 unique visitors a day to your website is equivalent to 1 desktop user.

Restrictions

  • You cannot share the font with users that do not have a license for the same font.
  • You cannot embed the raw font file into a website.
  • You cannot embed the font into electronic books or magazines.
  • You cannot embed the font into an Application.

See the EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Stay tuned for Sudtipos.

Buyer’s Guide: OurType EULA

We’re introducing a new series for buyers. Every month we will pick two foundries from FontShop and highlight key points that you should pay attention to in their EULA.

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The first foundry we’ll highlight is OurType because of their exceptional basic EULA that allows web and mobile embedding. Yes, I said their basic EULA allows you to embed the font you licensed into one (1) website and one (1) mobile app. The standard license also allows embedding the fonts into PDFs and e-Publications! Since OurType delivers OpenType, TrueType, and EOT/WOFF files with their product you’ll have everything that you’ll need to create documents, a web site, and a mobile app.

Now for the fun part. The basic license allows OurType fonts to be used in a single (1) location for up to 5 users, but you can extend the license to support additional locations and users. You can not share the fonts with third parties that do not have a license for the same fonts. And you can not send the font files to a service bureau or a printer, but you can deliver your files as press-ready PDFs with the fonts embedded. If your website or mobile app allows users to create content using the font, then an additional license (Online Editing-Publishing) will need to be issued.

Phew! Hope you got all of that. If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Stay tuned for Dalton Maag.

Buyer’s Guide: MULs and Extending Your Current License

A Multi-User license, MUL for short, is purchased when you need to license a font to support additional users above the basic license. To obtain the cost of an MUL, just add the product to your cart and change the number of user based on your needs. Your MUL will also support multiple geographic locations, extending the single location terms found in most EULAs.

If you have a basic license and you need to extend it to support additional users, or multiple locations, then contact FontShop. We’ll need to know your previous order number and how many users you would like to support in order to give you a quote. We can also extend web licenses, provide quotes for Mobile FontFonts, and answer additional questions you have through our help desk.

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