EULA (End User License Agreement)

GOM Media Player

Please read the following agreement carefully before installing GOM Player (“Software”). This GOM Player End User License Agreement (“EULA” or “Agreement”) is an agreement between you (“User”), and Gom&Company (“Gom&Company”), the Software provider, and the provider of approved services.
The Software includes the online services provided through wired/wireless networks, software products contained in the services, and all the combinations of the alpha, beta, and free/paid versions thereof. By clicking the [Agree] button, installing, copying, or otherwise using the Software the User agrees to be bound by the terms of this Agreement.

Installing the software implies that you have read, understood, and agree to the terms and conditions.

1. USE OF THE SOFTWARE

  • 1) The Software is a program that is developed for the registered/non-registered members of GOM Lab (http://www.gomlab.com/), and the users who are its software vendors and licensees who use the services of GOM Lab. You can freely install and use this Software at home, school and educational institutions (this Software is not subject to the control of illegal software). However, using this Software at business companies, public offices, or other locations, you must consult Gom&Company. You may not use this Software for profit-seeking commercial services, or as any part thereof.
  • 2) You may use this Software and its related documents strictly in accordance with the statutes concerning intellectual properties and all of the other relevant laws of the region where you use this Software.
  • 3) You may not use this Software in connection with any device or software that is designed for the purpose of avoiding technical actions taken for protecting the content or other works (or rights to such use thereof) under the copyrights law of the region where you use this Software.
  • 4) Because this Software is protected under the Copyright Act and the Computer Software Protection Act, you may not modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, or disassemble it beyond the limited scope explicitly allowed by such relevant laws. (FFmpeg is used in accordance with the LGPL)

2. SOFTWARE BETA VERSION RELEASE

Beta version releases of this Software are subject to general changes in its functions, specifications, performance, characteristics, and other details, without any prior notice. In addition, beta versions of this Software may have errors that might affect its normal use. Installing any beta version of this Software shall mean that you accept the possibility of such occurrences.

3. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES

This Software includes software that enables communication through the Internet, as part of the normal operation for the servicing thereof. The communications function is used for providing various additional functions and services of this Software, as well as for checking its license information. Installing this Software shall mean that you consent to the use of the additional functions and services of this Software, and to the checking of your license information.

  • 1) AUTOMATIC UPDATE
    This Software is subject to frequent communications with its update server, and automatic updates in terms of bug corrections, patches, and performance improvements through updated Software distributed by Gom&Company. Installing of Software shall mean that you consent to the automatic updating thereof. When this Software is updated, cases may occur where partial functions of this Software that were previously provided cannot be used according to the updating conditions.
  • 2) CODEC FINDER
    In the event the Software fails to play a file, the Codec Finder service will automatically search for the missing codec necessary to play the file properly and, in the event the necessary codec is properly identified, provide a download link or other instructions. Gom&Company does not guarantee or warranty against any misinformation provided by the codec developer, errors within the codec, crashes resulting from codec conflicts, or any other problems resulting from installing the codec the Codec Finder suggests. Installing the codecs suggested by this service is entirely the choice and responsibility of the User
  • 3) OTHER SERVICES
    There may be times when the User will be directly presented with advertisements and/or offers for additional content, software, services, or a combination of any of these things when downloading, installing, using, or updating the Software. By downloading, installing, using, or updating the Software the User agrees to be presented with such offers and/or advertisements.

4. DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT (DRM)

This Software is equipped with DRM technology. DRM refers to intellectual property rights protection technology that is integrated into digital content that can be purchased on the internet. The User may not disable such protections in the content or the Software, or use this Software to view protected content that has been acquired unlawfully. There may be instances where DRMs will block use of the content they are protecting.

5. PAID LICENSES

  • 1) The Agreement regarding the paid license of this Software shall be established by your consent to this Agreement, your application for the paid license, and acceptance thereof by Gom&Company.
    The other matters shall be in accordance with the policies issued by Gom&Company.
  • 2) While using this Software on a paid basis, you may purchase the license at the GOM product homepage, or from a service provider who is authorized to sell licenses by Gom&Company.
  • 3) When you make a normal payment for the charge, the license information will be sent to you at the email address saved in your profile, if you are a registered member, or to your email address entered by you for the purchase, if you are a non-registered member.
  • 4) Payment of the amount shall mean that you also consent to the following:
    Gom&Company may provide to you various information that are deemed necessary for your use of the service by such means as email or wireless text messages, provided that you may refuse to receive such information at your discretion.
    However, Gom&Company may notify you of such matters as changes in important policies for the use of the service, which may include users who have refused to receive such information by such means as email.
  • 5) After you purchase a Software license, you may cancel the payment if the refund warranty period defined by Gom&Company (no longer than 14 days) has not expired.
    Because you may not cancel or request a refund once license key is registered or after the refund warranty period has expired, it is recommended that you try using the free version sufficiently before purchasing a license.
  • 6) If you use the payment information of a third party without their consent thereof, you shall be liable to civil/criminal liabilities, and may be subject to punishment under any relevant laws.

6. REFUND POLICIES

  • 1) Gom&Company will make a final refund of the remaining 10% of the amount paid for the payment processing fee if the user exceeds the refund warranty period (within 14 days) determined by the company after purchasing the software license.
  • 2) Refund of the software is only available before registering license.
  • 3) In the case of a product bundle where more than two licenses are involved, since it is considered a single product, a refund for the whole product is not possible if one of the licenses is registered and partial cancellation or refund for any unused license is also not allowed.
  • 4) If you have acquired the license free of charge, and not through a normal payment, but through special services (coupons, gift cards, bonus points given by administrators), you may not cancel your payment or request a refund, because you have not made any actual payment.
  • 5) If you breach this Agreement or any relevant laws, by such acts as sharing of your paid Software license with any third parties, or executing this Software concurrently on a number of computers with only one paid license, payment cancellations or refund requests may not be allowed.
  • 6) In any of the following cases, it will not be counted as the number of days of service use, and Gom&Company will not issue compensation for any damages:
    - In the event Gom&Company cannot provide the service due to force majeure, such as national emergencies, or natural disasters;
    - In the event Gom&Company carries out regular checks according to a schedule pre-defined by it, or expands the servers, or replaces any other equipment based on advance announcements;
    - In the event the service cannot be provided due to causes imputable to you, such as ill intention or negligence;
    - In the event the service cannot be provided due to inevitable causes by virtue of the telecommunications services;
    - In the event the service cannot be provided due to faults of the telecommunications services provided by communications services other than Gom&Company; and
    - In the event the service cannot be provided due to shortcomings or faults of the lines and equipment owned by individual communications services used by and/or based on your selection.

7. PRIVILEGES AND RIGHTS

Gom&Company reserves all rights (ownership and intellectual property rights) to this Software and the related documents thereof. This Software is protected under the Universal Copyright Convention. The rights to the content used by you by when using this Software shall be reserved by the legitimate copyright holder of the content, and are protected under the Copyright Act or other relevant laws. Liabilities for any problems that occur due to illegal or illegitimate use of this Software and the content thereof shall be entirely borne by the user. This Agreement does not render or guarantee any right to use such content.

8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

  • 1) Any problem that occurs concerning the installation and use of this Software shall be addressed entirely at the discretion and burden of the user. Gom&Company shall not bear any liability for damages to your computer system or other devices, or for any loss of data caused by downloading content or data related to this Software.
  • 2) Gom&Company shall ensure that obvious errors or bugs found in this Software will be corrected and updated, and carry out such corrections and updates as timely as possible. Gom&Company shall not ensure any warranty for unknown errors, bugs, security and performance risks, and shall not guarantee that all such errors found in this Software will be corrected. Answering questions concerning errors, bugs, solutions, security, and security risks received through the relevant service of Gom&Company or other channels, consulting, and provision of any related information do not constitute the warranty described in this Agreement. In addition, Gom&Company shall not guarantee any liabilities for matters occurring from carelessness, errors, or negligent handling of this Software.

9. TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT

This Agreement shall be terminated automatically if you make any breach of this Agreement. In such cases, Gom&Company shall not issue any notice for terminating this Agreement, nor issue any notice for terminating any Agreement that is in effect. You may at any time terminate this Agreement by uninstalling (removing) this Software. You shall bear all the responsibility for any problems that occur due to your breach of any laws or illegitimate use of this Software, even after this Agreement has been terminated.

10. SOFTWARE INFORMATION

  • 1) Websites
    - GOM product homepage: http://www.gomlab.com/
    - Gom&Company homepage: www.gomcorp.com/
  • 2) System Requirements (OS)
    - Support OS for GOM Player : Windows XP SP2 or higher, Vista(32/64bit), 7(32/64bit), 8(32/64bit), 8.1(32/64bit), 10(32/64bit)
    - Support OS for GOM Player Plus : 7 (64bit), 8(64bit), 8.1(64bit) , 10(64bit)
  • 3) Re-Distribution Terms
    - Re-distribution of this Software is prohibited in all cases without the permission by Gom&Company.
    - In particular, the use of this Software as keyword advertisements on search engines intended to solicit users, or re-distribution of this Software for other commercial purposes without the permission of Gom&Company shall subject you to all civil/criminal liabilities that may occur from such use or re-distribution.
    - Even when re-distribution is permitted by Gom&Company, if the re-distribution is made by the permitted party for any other purpose or usage, Gom&Company may withdraw such permission at any time, and may subject the permitted party to liabilities for any consequences.
    - In the event that you are permitted by Gom&Company to re-distribute this Software, it is recommended that you re-distribute it after downloading its latest version from the official GOM product homepage (http://gomlab.com/).
    - Re-distribution of this Software by any other means (CD, DVD, floppy diskette, or other methods) than through the Internet (online) without the permission of Gom&Company is prohibited.
    - You may not change/modify the installation file of this Software, and you may not modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, or disassemble this Software during its re-distribution.
  • 4) Copyright Information
    - This software's built-in audio coder is based on FFmpeg (http://www.ffmpeg.org) and is licensed under the LGPL license. To review the LGPL license, please refer to the LGPL.TXT file located in the install directory. The modified FFmpeg source used in GO
    - This software uses the JPEG encoding routine made publicly available by the Independent JPEG Group (http://www.ijg.org).
    - All copyrights for the WMA codec included in GOM Player are owned by Microsoft Corporation.
    - This software uses the unzip library made publicly available by Gilles Vollant (http:'//www.winimage.com/zLibDll/unzip.html), and is licensed under the zlib/libprrg license.
    - The png library used in this program was used in libpng(http://www.libpng.org), and follows the 'zlib/png License.'
    - This software uses the OGG (VORBIS) library made publicly available by Xiph.org (http://www.xiph.org/ogg/vorbis/) and is licensed under the BSD-like license.
    - The MediaInfo library used in this program was used in https://mediaarea.net, and follows the 'LGPL license.'
    - This software uses the MediaInfo library(https://mediaarea.net) and is licensed under the LGPL license.
    - The installer software was made using NSIS (http://nsis.sourceforge.net), and is licensed under the zlib/ibpng license.
    - All GOM Player copyrights are owned by Gom&Company (http://www.gomcorp.com)

11. ARBITRATION AND JURISDICTION

In the case of copyrights, patent rights, or legal disputes arising from this Software, the court governing the region in which Gom&Company is located shall be the competent court.
Last modified: April 19, 2017