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OpenCloudOS Corporate CLA

Thank you for your interest in the OpenCloudOS Project ( the "Project") owned and managed by the OpenCloudOS Community. Please read this "Corporate Contributor License Agreement"(the "Agreement" or "CLA")completely, carefully and comprehensively. And sign the agreement if you have no objections to the terms.

In order to clarify the rights granted with Contributions from any person or entity, the Project must have an Agreement on file that has been signed by each Contributor, indicating agreement to the license terms below. This Agreement is for Your protection as a Contributor as well as the protection of the Project; it does not change Your rights to use Your own Contributions for any other purpose.

This version of the Contributor License Agreement (“CLA”) allows an entity (a “Corporation”) to submit contributions, authorize contributions from its designated employees who may have assigned rights in such contributions to the corporation, typically pursuant to their employment agreements with the Corporation and to grant copyright and patent licenses thereto.

Please read this CLA carefully before completing and signing it, and keep a copy for Your records.

The rights that You grant to us under these terms are effective on the date You and Your designated employees first submitted a Contribution to OpenCloudOS, even if Your submission took place before the date You agreed to these terms and conditions. Except for the license granted herein to the Project and recipients of the Work distributed by the Project, You reserve all rights, title, and interest in and to Your Contributions.


“Project” refers to the OpenCloudOS Project accessible at the address listed in Appendix.

“Contributor” or “You” (or “Your”) shall mean the individual copyright owner or legal entity authorized by the copyright owner that is making this agreement with the OpenCloudOS Community and voluntarily submits a Contribution to the Project. For legal entities, the entity making a Contribution and all other entities that control, are controlled by, or are under common control with that entity are considered to be a single Contributor. For purposes of this definition, “control” means (i) the power, direct or indirect, to cause the direction or management of such entity, whether by contract or otherwise, or (ii) ownership of fifty percent or more of the outstanding shares of such entity, or (iii) beneficial ownership of such entity.

“Contribution” shall mean the code, documentation, or any original work of authorship, including a modification of or addition to an existing work, that is intentionally submitted by You for inclusion in the work of the Project (the “Work™). For the purposes of this definition, "submitted" means any form of electronic, verbal, or written communication sent to the Project or its representatives, including but not limited to communication on electronic mailing lists, source code control systems, and issue tracking systems that are managed by, or on behalf of, the Project for the purpose of discussing and improving the Work, but excluding communication that is conspicuously marked or otherwise designated in writing by You as "Not a Contribution".

2.Contributor Grant of Copyright License

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, You hereby grant to the Project and to recipients of the Work a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable copyright license to reproduce, prepare derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, and distribute Your Contribution and derivative works thereof.

3.Contributor Grant of Patent License

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, You hereby grant to the Project, and to all who directly or indirectly receive the Work, a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable (except as stated in this section) patent license to make, have made, use, offer to sell, sell, import, and otherwise transfer the Work; provided, however, that such license applies only to those patent claims licensable by You that are necessarily infringed by Your Contribution(s) alone or by the combination of Your Contribution(s) with the Work to which such Contribution(s) was submitted.

If any entity institutes patent litigation against You or any other entity (including a cross-claim or counterclaim in a lawsuit) alleging that You or such other entity has directly or contributorily infringed a patent as a result of some act of making, having made, using, offering to sell, selling, or importing Your Contribution, or the combination of Your Contribution with the Work to which You submitted theContribution, then any patent license granted by You under this CLA to the entity instituting patent litigation shall terminate as of the date such litigation is filed.

Apart from the licenses granted in section 2 & 3, You reserve all rights, title and interest in and to Your Contribution.

4.You represent that You are legally entitled to grant the licenses in section 2 and 3. If Your employer(s) has rights to Your Contribution, You represent that You have received permission to submit Your Contribution on behalf of that employer, that Your employer has waived such rights for Your Contribution to the Project, or that Your employer has executed a separate Corporate Contributor License Agreement with the OpenCloudOS Community.

5.You represent that Your Contribution is Your original work (see section 7 for submissions on behalf of others). You represent that Your submission of Your Contribution includes complete details of any third-party license or other restriction (including, but not limited to, related copyrights, patents and trademarks) of which You are personally aware and which are associated with any part of Your Contribution.

6.You are not expected to provide support for Your Contributions, except to the extent You desire to provide support. You may provide support for free, for a fee, or not at all. Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing and except as expressly set forth in this CLA, You provide Your Contribution on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, either express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranties or conditions of TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

7.Should You wish to submit work that is not Your original work, You may submit it to the Project separately from Your Contribution, identifying the complete details of its origin and of any license or other restriction (including, but not limited to, related copyrights, patents, and trademarks) of which You are aware, and conspicuously marking the work to show it has been submitted on behalf of a third party and the name of that party.

8.It is Your responsibility to notify the Project when any change is required to the Corporation's Point of Contact with the Project.

Appendix: Address of the OpenCloudOS Project [1]. [2].