|6. Intellectual Property Ownership, Reservation of Rights.|
The Software and any authorized copies that you make are the intellectual property of Adobe and its suppliers. The structure, organization and code of the Software are the valuable intellectually property (e.g. trade secrets and confidential information) of Adobe and its suppliers. The Software is protected by law, including without limitation the copyright laws of the United States and other countries, and by international treaty provisions. Except as expressly stated herein, this agreement does not grant you any intellectual property rights in the Software and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by Adobe and its suppliers.
7. Connectivity and Privacy. You acknowledge and agree to the following:
7.3 Local Storage. Flash Player and Adobe AIR may allow third parties to store certain information on your Computer in a local data file known as a local shared object. The type and amount of information that the third party application requests to be stored in a local shared object can vary by application and such requests are solely controlled by the third party. You can find more information on local shared objects at http://www.adobe.com/go/flashplayer_security. For more information on how to limit or control the storage of local shared objects on your Computer, please visit http://www.adobe.com/go/settmgr_storage_en.
7.4 Settings Manager. Flash Player and Adobe AIR may cause certain user settings to be stored on your Computer as a local shared object. These settings are associated with the instance of Flash Player or Adobe AIR on your Computer, but do not contain personally identifiable information associated with you, and allow you to configure certain settings within the Flash Player including the ability to limit third parties from storing local shared objects. You can find more information on how to configure your version of Flash Player or Adobe AIR, including how to disable local shared objects in the Settings Manager for Flash Player, at http://www.adobe.com/go/settingsmanager, or http://airdownload.adobe.com/air/applications/Set tingsManager/SettingsManager.air for Adobe AIR.
7.5 Peer Assisted Networking Technology. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR runtimes provide the ability for applications built by third parties to connect to an Adobe Server or Service and permit direct communication between two Adobe Runtime clients or to connect an Adobe Runtime client as part of a peer or distributed network that allows a portion of your resources, such as network bandwidth, to be made directly available to other participants. Prior to joining such peer or distributed network, you will be provided with the opportunity to accept such connectivity. To manage Peer Assisted Networking settings, please go to the Settings Manager at http://www.adobe.com/go/settmgr_networking_en. You can find more information on Peer Assisted Networking at http://www.adobe.com/go/RTMFP.
7.6 Content Protection Technology. If you Use the Adobe Runtimes to access content that has been protected with Adobe Flash Media Rights Management Server or Flash Access software ("Content Protection"), in order to let you play the protected content, the Software may automatically request media usage rights and individualization rights from a rights server on the Internet, and may download and install required components of the Software, including any available Content Protection Updates. You can find more information on Content Protection at http://www.adobe.com/go/protected_content.
8. Third Party Offerings. You acknowledge and agree to the following:
8.1 Third Party Offerings. The Software may allow you to access and interoperate with third party content, software applications, and data services, including rich Internet applications ("Third Party Offerings"). Your access to and use of any Third Party Offering, including any goods, services, or information, is governed by the terms and conditions respecting such offerings and copyright laws of the United States and other countries. Third Party Offerings are not owned or provided by Adobe. You agree that you will not use any of such Third Party Offerings in violation of copyright laws of the United States or other countries.Adobe or the third party may at any time, for any reason, modify or discontinue the availability of any Third Party Offerings. Adobe does not control, endorse or accept responsibility for Third Party Offerings. Any dealings between you and any third party in connection with a Third Party Offerings, including such party’s privacy policies and use of your personal information, delivery of and payment for goods and services and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. Third Party Offerings might not be available in all languages or to residents of all countries and Adobe or the third party may, at any time and for any reason, modify or discontinue the availability of any Third Party Offerings.
8.2 EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY AGREED BY ADOBE OR ITS AFFILIATES OR A THIRD PARTY IN A SEPARATE AGREEMENT, YOUR USE OF ADOBE AND THIRD PARTY OFFERINGS IS AT YOUR OWN RISK UNDER THE WARRANTY AND LIABILITY LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 1.1 AND 10.
9. Digital Certificates. You acknowledge and agree to the following:
9.1 Use. Adobe AIR uses digital certificates to help you identify the publisher of Adobe AIR applications created by third parties. Additionally, Adobe AIR uses digital certificates to establish the identity of servers accessed via the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol, including access via HTTPS. Adobe Reader uses digital certificates to sign and validate signatures within PDF documents and to validate certified PDF documents. Adobe Runtimes use digital certificates to secure protected content from unauthorized usage. Your Computer may connect to the Internet at the time of validation of a digital certificate in order to download current certificate revocation lists (CRLs) or to update the list of digital certificates. This access may be made both by the Software and by applications based on the Software. Digital certificates are issued by third party certificate authorities, including Adobe Certified Document Services (CDS) vendors listed at http://www.adobe.com/go/partners_cds and Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL) vendors listed at http://www.adobe.com/security/approved-trust-list .html, and individualization vendors found at http://www.adobe.com/go/protected_content (collectively "Certification Authorities"), or can be self-signed.
9.2 Terms and Conditions. Purchase, use and reliance upon digital certificates are the responsibility of you and a Certification Authority. Before you rely upon any certified document, digital signature or Certification Authority services, you should review the applicable terms and conditions under which the relevant Certification Authority provides services, including, for example, any subscriber agreements, relying party agreements, certificate policies and practice statements. See the links on http://www.adobe.com/go/partners_cds for information about Adobe’s CDS vendors and http://www.adobe.com/security/approved-trust-list .html for information about Adobe’s AATL vendors.
9.3 Acknowledgement. You agree that (a) a digital certificate may have been revoked prior to the time of verification, making the digital signature or certificate appear valid when in fact it is not, (b) the security or integrity of a digital certificate may be compromised due to an act or omission by the signer of the document, the applicable Certification Authority, or any other third party, and (c) a certificate may be a self-signed certificate not provided by a Certification Authority. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR DECIDING WHETHER OR NOT TO RELY ON A CERTIFICATE. UNLESS A SEPARATE WRITTEN WARRANTY IS PROVIDED TO YOU BY A CERTIFICATION AUTHORITY, YOU USE DIGITAL CERTIFICATES AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
9.4 Third Party Beneficiaries. You agree that any Certification Authority you rely upon is a third party beneficiary of this agreement and shall have the right to enforce this agreement in its own name as if it were Adobe.
9.5 Indemnity. You agree to hold Adobe and any applicable Certification Authority (except as expressly provided in its terms and conditions) harmless from any and all liabilities, losses, actions, damages, or claims (including all reasonable expenses, costs, and attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to any use of, or reliance on, any service of such authority, including, without limitation (a) reliance on an expired or revoked certificate, (b) improper verification of a certificate, (c) use of a certificate other than as permitted by any applicable terms and conditions, this agreement or applicable law; (d) failure to exercise reasonable judgment under the circumstances in relying on issuer services or certificates or (e) failure to perform any of the obligations as required in the terms and conditions related to the services.