These terms apply to your use of code snippets, links and API integrations made available by Microsoft on the Skype or Microsoft website displaying these terms that enable users of your websites and applications to connect to and share on Skype ("Skype Buttons").

  1. LICENSE. Code samples may be offered under the open source license terms accompanying the sample. Unless otherwise noted, subject to these terms, Microsoft grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable, revocable license to embed Skype Buttons in your websites or applications. Microsoft reserves all other rights.
  2. RESTRICTIONS. Except as expressly permitted in these terms, you may not: (a) use the Skype Buttons to sell access to Skype; (b) obscure or alter the graphical representation of the Skype Buttons or use the Skype Buttons contrary to the Skype Brand Guidelines; (c) use the Skype Buttons to falsely imply sponsorship, partnership or affiliation with Skype or Microsoft; (d) mislead users as to the purpose of the Skype Buttons or offer financial incentives to click on Skype Buttons; (e) copy, modify, republish, reproduce, sell rent, lease, lend or otherwise transfer the software; (f) display the Skype Buttons on any website or application that violates the Code of Conduct found in the Microsoft Services Agreement; (g) include the Skype Buttons in advertisements or for the purposes of advertising; (h) sell or otherwise transfer data to third parties related to use of the Skype Buttons; (i) alter or redirect any link from the Skype Buttons.
  3. ADDITIONAL TERMS. The Microsoft Services Agreement and the Skype Brand Guidelines govern your use of the Skype Buttons, in addition to these terms. In the event of a conflict, these terms prevail.
  4. PRIVACY. You agree that Microsoft may use analytics tools to capture and analyze data resulting from use of the Skype Buttons. Your websites and applications using Skype Buttons must be compliant with all applicable data protection and privacy laws and shall display a privacy policy that clearly discloses the use of cookies and related technologies and any collection, sharing and use of data related to use of the Skype Buttons.
  5. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY. THE SOFTWARE IS LICENSED “AS-IS.” YOU BEAR THE RISK OF USING IT. MICROSOFT GIVES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR CONDITIONS. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER YOUR LOCAL LAWS, MICROSOFT EXCLUDES THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
  6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL MICROSOFT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR SKYPE BUTTONS, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. The above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you because your country may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental, consequential or other damages.
  7. TERMINATION. Microsoft may terminate these terms at any time for any reason. Upon notification of termination, you agree to cease all further use of Skype Buttons and to promptly remove the Skype Buttons from your websites. Sections 2, 5, 6 and 8 shall survive termination of these terms.
  8. GENERAL. (a) These terms represent the entire agreement between us regarding its subject matter and it replaces all prior agreements, communications, and representations between the parties regarding its subject matter. (b) Microsoft may update these terms by publishing updates on this website and your continued use of the software or Skype Buttons after publication indicates your agreement to such update. (c) Washington state law governs the interpretation of this agreement and applies to claims for breach of it, regardless of conflict of laws principles. You and we irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state or federal courts in King County, Washington, USA for all disputes arising out of or relating to these terms.