License Agreement

Please read this License Agreement before using County-ZIP Code Database. This is a contract with important legal consequences. You and your organization, as the Licensee, indicate your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement by using or copying County-ZIP Code Database. If you do not agree to the terms of this License Agreement, you are not permitted to use County-ZIP Code Database, and you must immediately delete all downloaded files of County-ZIP Code Database from your computer(s) and/or promptly return the County-ZIP Code Database media to Melissa Data Corp for a refund of the purchase price.

Grant of License

Melissa Data Corp grants Licensee the following non-exclusive, world-wide rights with respect to County-ZIP Code Database. Licensee may: (a) use County-ZIP Code Database in accordance with the terms of this Agreement; (b) make multiple copies of County-ZIP Code Database for backup or archival purposes; (c) install County-ZIP Code Database at multiple locations and/or on multiple computers or workstations. County-ZIP Code Database may be installed on multiple network servers, in whole or in part, or as part of a derivative work, and may be used simultaneously by an unlimited number of users within Licensee's organization.


Licensee may NOT: (a) use or copy County-ZIP Code Database except as provided in this Agreement; (b) transfer, rent, lease, lend, copy, modify, translate, sublicense, timeshare, or electronically transmit County-ZIP Code Database or any derivatives thereof to any third party; (c) modify, adapt, or translate County-ZIP Code Database in whole or in part, except as provided in this Agreement; or (d) incorporate County-ZIP Code Database into another product for commercial or non-profit distribution.


Permission to distribute County-ZIP Code Database, in whole or in part, or as part of a derivative work, outside of Licensee's organization, is not granted by this Agreement, and is specifically prohibited.

Derivative Works

Permission to prepare derivative works, incorporating County-ZIP Code Database in whole or in part, for use only within Licensee's organization, is granted to Licensee. Such derivative works may be distributed within Licensee's organization and/or used simultaneously used by an unlimited number of users within Licensee's organization.

Such derivative works may not be used or distributed, commercially or privately, outside of the Licensee's organization. The Licensee may obtain the additional right to distribute derivative works incorporating County-ZIP Code Database in whole or in part, outside of Licensee's organization, but only by acquiring an additional County-ZIP Code Database Duplication License Addendum and paying the appropriate royalty fee to Melissa Data Corp.


The term of this Agreement shall be perpetual from the date of the invoice for County-ZIP Code Database issued to Licensee by Melissa Data Corp.

Version Updates

This Agreement entitles Licensee to use the one version ("Current Version") of County-ZIP Code Database which is available from Melissa Data Corp on the date of the invoice issued to Licensee by Melissa Data Corp. However, if Licensee has paid for a quarterly subscription for County-ZIP Code Database, Licensee is entitled to receive the Current Version, plus the next three (3) quarterly version updates of County-ZIP Code Database. If Licensee has paid for a monthly subscription for County-ZIP Code Database, Licensee is entitled to receive the Current Version, plus the next eleven (11) monthly version updates of County-ZIP Code Database. All provisions of this Agreement apply to all versions of County-ZIP Code Database delivered to Licensee by Melissa Data Corp, and remain in effect after all version updates have been delivered to Licensee by Melissa Data Corp.

Ownership & Copyright

Title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to County-ZIP Code Database and all copies thereof shall remain in Melissa Data Corp and/or its licensors. County-ZIP Code Database is copyrighted and protected by United States copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Licensee agrees: (a) not to remove any copyright notice from County-ZIP Code Database; (b) to reproduce all such notices on any authorized copies Licensee makes; and (c) to use best efforts to prevent any unauthorized copying of County-ZIP Code Database.

County-ZIP Code Database, in its various forms, is a compilation of information gathered by Melissa Data Corp. County-ZIP Code Database contains a large body of information that is public knowledge, but at the same time it represents a substantial creative compilation effort. Accordingly, it enjoys the same copyright protection as other reference works, such as dictionaries, that contain compilation effort.

Limited Warranty

For a period of thirty (30) days from the date of the County-ZIP Code Database invoice issued to Licensee by Melissa Data Corp, Melissa Data Corp warrants that: (a) the media (if any) on which County-ZIP Code Database is distributed will be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use; and (b) the database conforms substantially to the accompanying Documentation. Specifically, Melissa Data Corp makes no representation or warranty that County-ZIP Code Database data, or the accompanying Documentation are "error-free", or meet Licensee's particular standards, requirements, or needs. In all events, any implied warranty, representation, condition, or other term is limited to the physical media (if any) and documentation, and is limited to the 30-day duration of the limited warranty. If Melissa Data Corp receives notification within the warranty period of defects in materials or workmanship, and determines that such notification is correct, Melissa Data Corp will replace the defective media or documentation.

No Other Warranties


Limitation of Liability

The entire and exclusive liability and remedy for breach of the limited warranty shall be limited to replacement of defective media or documentation and shall not include or extend to any claim for or right to recover any other damages, including but not limited to, loss of profit, data, or use of the software or special, incidental or consequential damages, or other similar claims, even if Melissa Data Corp has been specifically advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event will Melissa Data Corp's liability for any damages to Licensee or any third party ever exceed the original purchase price paid for the package or the license to use the software, regardless of the form of the claim.


Licensee may terminate this Agreement at any time. Melissa Data Corp will immediately terminate this Agreement and Licensee's right to use County-ZIP Code Database without written notice upon Licensee's failure to comply with any provision of this Agreement. If this Agreement is terminated for any reason, Licensee will: (a) cease all use of County-ZIP Code Database; and (b) delete County-ZIP Code Database and all copies from all computers on which it is resident.

Entire Agreement

This Agreement represents the complete agreement between the parties relating to this license for County-ZIP Code Database and supersedes all prior agreements, communications, proposals, and representations between the parties and prevails over any conflicting or additional terms of any quote, order, acknowledgment or similar communication. This Agreement may only be modified by a license addendum which accompanies this license or by a written document signed by both parties.

Government Restricted Rights

County-ZIP Code Database is provided with RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the United States Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subpara-graph (c) (1) (ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 or subparagraphs (c) (1) and (2) of the Commercial Computer Software-Restricted Rights clause at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as applicable. Manufacturer is Melissa Data Corp, 22382 Avenida Empresa, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-2112.


This Agreement is governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California, USA, except for that body of law dealing with conflicts of law. If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.

If Licensee has any questions concerning this Agreement, please send email to or write to Melissa Data Corp, 22382 Avenida Empresa, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-2112, USA.