Software licensing

Software licensing governs how you use the software you buy or use. Every piece of software has a licence agreement explaining what you can and can’t do with it.

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Software licensing - overview

Computer software usually comes with a licence explaining how you can use it. We explain how software licences work and how to comply with the terms.

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Using software legally

Illegal software can carry viruses as well as leaving you open to prosecution. Make sure you stay within the law when you buy business software.