License Agreement

IMPORTANT: Read this agreement carefully. It is a legal contract governing your use of software and avg technologies' collection and use of certain personally identifiable information. By clicking the “ACCEPT” option or installing the accompanying software product (the "software"), you (on behalf of yourself and the party on whose computer the software is installed) agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and acknowledge that avg technologies may collect certain personally identifiable information related to your use of the software, as explained in detail in section 7 below and in our privacy policy.

You are not required to accept these terms but, unless and until you do, the Software will not install and you will not be authorized to use the software.

If you do not wish to agree to these terms, please click “DECLINE” and, if applicable, obtain a refund of the purchase price as follows:

  • If you purchased a download, follow the instructions at and contact us with your refund request. Please allow thirty (30) days for the credit to be applied to your account.
  • For all other purchases, destroy all copies of the Software you may have made (including archival copies) and return the Software in its original package, along with your receipt, to the point of purchase.

NOTICE: The software may contain a “time out” feature that will render the software inoperative at the end of the term (as defined below).

End User Software License Agreement

1. Definitions.

a. Authorized Purposes means (i) personal, noncommercial purposes in the case of Software known as AVG AntiVirus Free EditionAVG LinkScannerAVG LinkScanner for MacAVG Quick ThreatScan and the AVG Security Toolbar and (ii) your personal purposes or the internal business purposes of you and your Affiliates in the case of other Software.

b. Affiliate means, with respect to any party, an entity controlling, controlled by or under common control with the applicable party. “Control,” as used in this Section 1.b, means ownership of more than 50% of the outstanding voting interest of the applicable entity.

c. Applicable Conditions means the terms and conditions specified (i) in your order if you downloaded the Software in electronic form over the Internet, (ii) on the Software package if you purchased the Software on CD or other physical medium, or (iii) by your supplier if you received the Software in combination with other hardware or software. Applicable Conditions may include, without limitation, any terms or conditions specifying the duration of the Initial Term and the maximum number of computers on which you are authorized to use the Software.

d. AVG Technologies means, with respect to the Software known as AVG LinkScannerAVG LinkScanner for MacAVG Identity Protection and the AVG Security Toolbar, AVG eCommerce CY, Ltd., a company formed under the laws of Cyprus, and with respect to all other Software, AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o., a company formed under the laws of the Czech Republic.

e. Free Software means Software provided to you without charge, including without limitation Software (i) known as AVG AntiVirus Free EditionAVG Antivirus Free: Small Business EditionAVG LinkScannerAVG LinkScanner for MacAVG Quick ThreatScan or the AVG Security Toolbar, (ii) provided for trial or evaluation purposes, or (iii) marked or otherwise designated as a “beta test” version of a software product.

f. Initial Term means the period beginning on the date you downloaded or otherwise acquired the Software and continuing for the term specified by the Applicable Conditions.

g. Renewal Term has the meaning ascribed to it by Section 3.a of this Agreement.

h. Term means the Initial Term together with all Renewal Terms.

2. License Grant; Related Provision.

a. Grant of License. AVG Technologies, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, hereby grants to you a non-exclusive and non-transferable license during the applicable Term to use the Software only in executable or object code form, and solely for Authorized Purposes in accordance with the Applicable Conditions. Without limiting the foregoing, (i) if you received the Software in combination with a personal computer, network appliance or other hardware product, your license authorizes you to use the Software solely in conjunction with the applicable unit of hardware; and (ii) if you received the Software in combination with services or any other software, your license authorizes you to use the Software solely in conjunction with the applicable unit of software or the applicable services. Any use of the software other than as expressly authorized by this section 2, or any resale or further distribution of the software, constitutes a material breach of this agreement and may violate applicable copyright laws.

b. Limitations. You shall not, and shall not permit any third party to, (i) duplicate the Software for any purpose other than as reasonably necessary to use the same as contemplated by this Agreement and for off-line archival and disaster recovery purposes, (ii) install the Software on more computers than authorized by the Applicable Conditions, (iii) except as expressly authorized by AVG Technologies, use any license number supplied by AVG Technologies (each, a “License Number”) in connection with Software on more than one (1) computer at any time, (iv) disclose any License Number to any party other than AVG Technologies or, as required to obtain support services in respect of the Software, AVG Technologies’ designated representatives, (v) publish the Software or any License Number or use the same other than for Authorized Purposes, (vi) except as expressly authorized by law, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, translate, reconstruct, transform or extract the Software or any portion of the Software (including without limitation any related malware signatures and malware detection routines), (vii) except as expressly authorized by law, change, modify or otherwise alter the Software (including without limitation any related malware signatures and malware detection routines), (viii) transfer, pledge, rent, share or sublicense the Software other than in connection with the sale, lease, rental or other transfer of the computer on which it is installed in compliance with the Applicable Conditions, (ix) grant any third party access to or use of the Software on a service bureau, timesharing, subscription service or application service provider or other similar basis, or (x) defeat or circumvent, attempt to defeat or circumvent, or authorize or assist any third party in defeating or circumventing controls on the installation or use of copies of the Software.

c. Updates. AVG Technologies, from time to time during the Term, may provide updates to the Software and/or the malware signatures included therein (each, an “Update”). Updates will be deemed Software for all purposes under this Agreement. You acknowledge that you must routinely download and permit installation of Updates in order to obtain maximum benefit from the Software. As part of the software and service delivery of the AVG Software, you further acknowledge that all or some portion of each Update may be installed automatically without any action on your part. In no event shall AVG Technologies be obligated to provide you with Updates following the expiration or termination of the Term, and AVG Technologies in its sole discretion may terminate Updates for any version of the Software other than the most current version, or Updates supporting use of Software in connection with versions of any third party operating systems, email programs, browser programs and other software other than the most current version.

d. Customer Comments. AVG Technologies welcomes your comments concerning the Software, including notice that you have experienced a Software failure, error or other malfunction and suggestions for additional or different features and functions. Please send us your comments and suggestions using the web form located at AVG Technologies shall have no obligation to respond or act on to any such comments or suggestions, but you grant AVG Technologies a perpetual, irrevocable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, worldwide right and license under your intellectual property rights (if any) to implement your comments and suggestions in the Software and other products and services offered by AVG Technologies, its Affiliates, and their respective licensors, licensees, successors and assigns.

e. Testing, Benchmarking. You shall not, and shall not permit any third party to test or benchmark nor externally disclose or publish testing or benchmark results for any AVG Software without AVG Technologies' prior written consent. Requests for authorization for testing or benchmarking can be directed through testing and benchmarking authorization section on AVG Technologies' website

3. Renewals, Termination.

a. Renewals. AVG Technologies, prior to the conclusion of the Initial Term or the then-current Renewal Term, may offer you the opportunity to extend the licenses granted by this Agreement at AVG Technologies’ then-current renewal price. You may accept any such offer by following the directions and paying the renewal price set forth in the offer, at which time the term of the Agreement will be extended for the applicable period (each, a “Renewal Term”).

b. Termination. AVG Technologies, in addition to such other rights may be available at law or equity, shall be entitled to terminate the license granted by this Agreement without liability (i) for convenience on five (5) days’ prior notice, provided that AVG Technologies, in its sole discretion, shall either refund to you the license fees you paid in respect of the then-current initial term or renewal term, prorated over the applicable term, or grant license for substantially similar product for the remainder of the Term, or (ii) for cause at any time without notice if you commit a material breach of this Agreement.

c. Effect of Termination. On the expiration or termination of this Agreement, you will cease using the Software, AVG Technologies may cease making Updates available to you, and the Software may cease functioning. Sections 4, 5, 6 and 7 will survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement.

4. Ownership.

AVG Technologies reserves all rights in the Software not expressly granted by this Agreement. All copyrights, trademarks and other conceivable intellectual property rights in and to the Software (including, but not limited to, malware signatures and other data files, images appearing in the Software and screen displays as well as any and all documentation relating to the Software) are owned by AVG Technologies or its licensors, and are protected by United States and foreign copyright laws, international treaties and other applicable laws. Any copy of the Software you are allowed to make pursuant to this Agreement must contain the entire copyright and other notices included with the original copy of the Software.

5. Warranties.

a. General. AVG Technologies warrants that, on delivery of the Software and for a period of thirty (30) days thereafter, that (i) the medium (if any) on which the Software is delivered will be free of material defects, and (ii) subject to Section 5(c), that the Software will perform substantially in accordance with the applicable specifications. The foregoing warranty applies only to the Software as originally delivered, and does not apply to Updates. Your sole and exclusive remedy for breach of this Warranty is replacement of the defective media or Software or, at AVG Technologies’ option, return of the Software for a full refund. In order to exercise your rights under this Section 5, you must uninstall and destroy all copies of the Software you may have made (including all archival copies), and (i) if you purchased the Software by download, follow the instructions at and contact us with your refund request, or (ii) for all other purchases, return the Software in its original package, along with your receipt, to the point of purchase.

b. Free Software. The provisions of this section 5.b apply in place of section 5.a the provisions of this section 5.b apply in place of section “AS IS”, “as available” basis, without warranty and without support or other services by AVG Technologies.

c. Disclaimer. Except as expressly provided by section 5.a of this agreement, AVG Technologies disclaims all other warranties with respect to the software, media and any other subject matter of this agreement, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranty of merchantability, the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose and implied warranty of noninfringement. AVG Technologies does not warrant that the operation of the software will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the software will provide 100% protection. Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on certain implied warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you. You may have other rights that vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

d. Hazardous Environments. You acknowledge that the Software is not designed or licensed for use in hazardous environments, including without limitation operation of nuclear facilities, aircraft navigation systems, aircraft communication systems, air traffic control, life support or weapons systems and any other environment in which bodily injury or death could result from failure of or inability to use the Software. Without limiting the provisions of Sections 5.b and 5.c of this Agreement, AVG Technologies and its licensors hereby disclaim any express or implied warranties of fitness for such uses.

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