2. Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Legal Information and Terms of Use

Welcome to the Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks (DS SolidWorks) website. DS SolidWorks provides access to this website to the public as a convenience, but subject to these terms of use. By accessing, viewing, using, or downloading materials from this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, if you do not agree with these terms of use do not use this website.

COPYRIGHT INFORMATION. Copyright 1997-2024 Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation. All rights reserved.

USE OF MATERIALS ON THE DS SOLIDWORKS WEBSITE. Unless otherwise specified, you may view and download the materials at this website only for your personal, informational, and noncommercial purposes, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials or any copies of the materials. You may not modify the materials at this website in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, post, transmit, distribute, or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose.

USE OF DOWNLOADABLE SOFTWARE. Any software that may be downloaded from this website is licensed subject to the terms of the applicable license agreement. Except for rights granted pursuant to such license agreement, DS SolidWorks and its licensors reserve all intellectual property rights, title, and interest in such software.

PURCHASES FROM DS SOLIDWORKS SITE. DS SolidWorks may from time to time make available from its website products (e.g., books or branded marketing merchandise) for purchase by the public, although not all products or services are available in every geography. Many times such products are offered for sale by an authorized SOLIDWORKS reseller that is responsible for processing and fulfilling all orders. Please read carefully such vendors' Privacy Policies before providing your personal data.

PARTNER AND OTHER THIRD PARTY DESCRIPTIONS. This website contains information concerning various third parties (often referred to as "partners") who offer products or services compatible with SOLIDWORKS® products and services. This information is provided for your convenience only. DS SolidWorks is not responsible for and does not warrant any third party product or service or the accuracy of any description.

TRADEMARK INFORMATION. 3DEXPERIENCE, the Compass icon, the 3DS logo, CATIA, BIOVIA, GEOVIA, SOLIDWORKS, 3DVIA, ENOVIA, NETVIBES, MEDIDATA, CENTRIC PLM, 3DEXCITE, SIMULIA, DELMIA, and IFWE are commercial trademarks or registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes, a French “société européenne” (Versailles Commercial Register # B 322 306 440), or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are owned by their respective owners. Use of any Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries trademarks is subject to their express written approval. The branding guidelines used by Dassault Systèmes can be accessed at branding.3ds.com

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES. DS SolidWorks provides certain links to other websites as a convenience to you. DS SolidWorks does not monitor nor control the content of any other website and assumes no responsibility or liability of any kind for any material or communications available at such websites. DS SolidWorks is not responsible for the content of any site that may be linked to DS SolidWorks website.

CHANGES TO THESE TERMS OF USE. DS SolidWorks may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. Any changes will be posted to this site, so we encourage you to review our Terms of Use from time to time. We also encourage you to review our Privacy Policy, which may be updated from time to time. You are bound by any such revisions to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy from time to time. You are bound by any such revisions.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY. Information on this website may contain factual inaccuracies or typographical errors or be incomplete or out of date. Information may be changed or updated without notice. DS SolidWorks may make changes and/or improvements in the products and/or programs described in this website at any time without notice. Except as otherwise expressly provided in a written agreement between you and DS SolidWorks, all materials provided at this website are provided "as is" and without any warranties of any kind, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and noninfringement.

In no event shall DS SolidWorks be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages or damages from business interruption or loss of profits, revenue, data or use, incurred by you or any third party, whether based on warranty or in contract, tort, or other legal theory, and whether or not advised of the possibilities of such damages, arising from your access to, or use of, this website or any other hyperlinked website, even if DS SolidWorks has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

USER SUBMISSIONS/ ACCESS TO NEWSGROUPS. With the exception of personally identifiable information discussed in the DS SolidWorks Privacy Policy, any material, information, emails, or other communication you transmit to DS SolidWorks or post to this website ("Communications") will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. DS SolidWorks will have no obligations with respect to such Communications, other than as provided in the DS SolidWorks' Privacy Policy. DS SolidWorks and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate, and otherwise use the Communications and all data, images, sounds, tests, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial and non-commercial purposes.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this website any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, confidential, or other material that would violate any law, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or any other laws protecting the rights of third parties.

DS SolidWorks may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas on this website where users transmit or post Communications. DS SolidWorks will have no liability for the content of any Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, trademark, trade secret, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise.

EXPORT CONTROL. By downloading or accessing software or technical data, you are agreeing not to import, export, or re-export, either directly or indirectly (including transmission and shipment) except in accordance with all applicable laws, and you are accepting responsibility to determine what is necessary to assure such compliance. In particular, but without limitation, you agree not to export, re-export, or provide the software or technical data (i) to a national or resident of Cuba, Iran, Syria, North Korea, Crimean region of Ukraine or to any other country embargoed or restricted by the U.S., (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Commerce Department's Denied Persons List and Entity List, or the U.S. Department of Treasury's Specially Designated Nationals Lists, or (iii) to any person or entity who has been prohibited from participating in U.S. export transactions by any agency of the U.S. Government. You are also agreeing not to download, transfer, export or re-export SOLIDWORKS products, technology or software to your customers or any intermediate entity in the chain of supply if SOLIDWORKS products will be used in the design, development, production, stockpiling or use of missiles, chemical or biological weapons or for nuclear end uses, without obtaining prior authorization from the U.S. Government.

APPLICABLE LAWS. This website is controlled by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation from its offices in Waltham, Massachusetts. DS SolidWorks makes no representation that materials at this website are appropriate or available for use outside of the United States and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who access this site from other jurisdictions do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any claim relating to the materials on this website shall be governed by the substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, excluding its principals as to conflicts of law or the United Nations Convention on contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

Any dispute arising out of or in connection with the use or access or otherwise related to this website shall be finally settled by a competent court of Massachusetts.

Revised: March 3, 2024