My VMware Terms of Use

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Please read these terms of use carefully before using the My VMware website. These terms govern your use of the My VMware website, any content (such as text, data, information, software, graphics or photographs) that VMware, Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively "VMware") may make available through the website (collectively, "Materials") and any services that VMware may provide through the website (collectively, "Services"). The My VMware website, Materials and Services are referred to in these terms collectively as "My VMware." By accessing, browsing or using this website, you agree to comply with the these terms of use and the VMware Websites Terms of Use and Privacy Policy which are incorporated herein by reference, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including export and re-export control laws and regulations (the "Terms"). These Terms, together with any conditions and notices that may apply to specific materials, information, products, software or services you agree to when using particular elements of the My VMware website, constitute the entire agreement between you and VMware with respect to the subject matter hereof, superseding any prior agreements or negotiations between you and VMware with respect to such subject matter. VMware reserves the right to change these Terms from time to time without notice in its sole and absolute discretion. If you do not agree to these Terms, you are not authorized to use this website.

Use of My VMware

You may not use My VMware for any purpose that: a) is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, b) solicits the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of VMware or others, c) includes defamatory, obscene, infringing or other unlawful material or information, d) would allow participants or third parties to harm other users' computers or to inappropriately access data, software or websites, e) to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of My VMware, any transaction being conducted on My VMware, or with any other person's use of My VMware, or f) attempts to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of My VMware, any other systems or networks connected to My VMware or to any VMware server, or any of the services offered on or through, by hacking, password "mining" or any other illegitimate means.

You may not contribute content that contains software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights of privacy or publicity, or any other applicable law unless you own or have rights to these materials.

Any space provided to you in the My VMware website is for your own use, and may not be sold, licensed, exchanged or bartered for any purpose; including advertizing and that you are responsible and liable for all your activities while participating in the My VMware website, including anything you contribute.

As a SuperUser of a My VMware account (or a user delegated such authority by a SuperUser), you agree to monitor and maintain all account user access granted by you to ensure that all users on your account are authorized, act according to permissions granted, and comply with all applicable laws, ordinances, statutes and regulations, including but not limited to privacy and security of personal identifiable information and all content and data made available under this Agreement.

Data Sharing Notice

By signing up for a My VMware account, which is operated by VMware, Inc., a corporation based in California, United States, (i) if you are a corporate customer, you acknowledge that your corporate contact or organizational information, including, without limitation, name and email address, will be displayed and visible to others within your My VMware account, and (ii) if you are a consumer, you acknowledge that your name, email address and other contact details will be displayed and visible to others within your My VMware account. You, your My VMware account SuperUser or your Primary License Administrator have supplied this information to VMware either as part of purchasing a VMware product or service or in connection with the My VMware site. You acknowledge that VMware will process such information in connection with the My VMware portal. You will remain responsible for ensuring that the information you place into the My VMware portal is collected and transferred to VMware in accordance with applicable laws. You may conceal your contact details from other authorized users of your folders in the My VMware portal by (i) having your SuperUser(s) remove your contact details and disable your access to the My VMware portal, or (ii) if you are a SuperUser, transferring your rights to another user on your account and having that new SuperUser remove your contact details and disable your access to the My VMware portal. Please note that once you take these steps, you will no longer be able to administer your licenses or obtain support.

Risk of Unintended Access to Your Data

My VMware enables you to view, manage, revise and assign license permissions to your VMware software licenses. It is very important that you carefully follow the instructions provided within the screen text or help content and review your My VMware settings and permissions (including but not limited to settings for sharing of license information). You understand and agree that if you allow access to someone you did not intend or fail to update your account to remove expired users, you could cause your confidential information to be disclosed to unintended third parties.

Data contained in this system has been extracted from internal VMware sources, including ordering, licensing and support systems. While care has been used to ensure accuracy, it is possible that errors have occurred.

Member Account, Password and Security

You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the My VMware registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account, including as a result of your failure to keep this information secure and confidential. You will (a) immediately notify VMware of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. VMware cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.

Privacy and Security Breaches

VMware's Privacy Policy applies to use of My VMware, and its terms are made a part of these Terms as noted above. To view VMware's Privacy Policy, click here.

Violation of These Terms of Use

VMware may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to My VMware and/or block your future access to My VMware if we determine that you have violated these Terms or any other agreement between you and VMware.