Terms and Conditions


These terms and conditions apply between you, the User of this website (including all sub-domains unless explicitly excluded) and Catalyst Development Corporation (“Catalyst Development”), the owner and operator of this website. Please read these terms and conditions carefully, as they affect your legal rights. Your agreement to comply with these terms and conditions occurs upon your first use of the website. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should stop using this website immediately.

A User is considered to be any third party that accesses this website other than persons employed by Catalyst Development, or persons acting in a consulting capacity, providing services directly to Catalyst Development. By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you represent and warrant that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age.

Acceptable Use

All Content included on the website, unless uploaded by Users, is the property of Catalyst Development, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. In these terms and conditions, Content means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software, software applications and components, and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this website, including any such Content uploaded by Users. By continuing to use the website you acknowledge that such Content is protected by copyright, trademarks, database rights and other intellectual property rights. Nothing on this site shall be construed as granting any license or right to use any trademark, logo or service mark displayed on the site without prior written permission.

You acknowledge that you are responsible for any Content you may submit via the website, including the legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright of any such Content. You may not use a false email address or falsify other identifying information, impersonate any person or entity or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any content. You may not upload confidential, proprietary or commercial content onto the website.

Permission is granted to use press releases, frequently asked questions (FAQs), knowledge base articles and technical reference documentation (“Documents”) published on this website, provided that (1) the copyright notice appears in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear, (2) use of such Documents from this website is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (3) no modifications of any Documents are made. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

Catalyst Development and/or its affiliates make no representations about the suitability of the information contained in the Documents and related graphics published on this server for any purpose. All such Documents and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. The Documents and related graphics published on this website could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information herein. We may make improvements and/or changes in the product(s) and/or the program(s) described herein at any time without prior notification of such changes.

Prohibited Use

You may not use the website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or interferes with any other person’s use of the website. You may not use the website in any way that is illegal or otherwise in breach of any applicable law, government regulation or order.

The Content of this website is protected by trademark, copyright, and other laws and may not be duplicated, transmitted or stored without the express permission of the owner. No logo, graphic, sound or image from this website may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by Catalyst Development.

User Accounts

You may create an account on our website, and provide us with information about yourself including your name, email address, billing and shipping address. You are not required to create an account to make a purchase, download software or access most features of the website. Some website functionality may require that you create an account, and we will notify you if that is the case.

If you choose to create an account on our website, you agree that it is for the sole purpose of communicating with us and/or accessing services we provide to our customers and for those who are evaluating our products and services. You agree to create your account using your real, legal name and a valid email address that is directly and individually associated with you.

You agree to not create an account using a false identity, generic email address (such as “admin” or “sales”), a temporary or disposable email address, or an email address that belongs to a third party. Accounts that are created in violation of these terms and conditions will be deleted without prior notification.

Privacy Policy

Use of this website is also governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference. You may review our privacy policy by clicking on the following link. https://sockettools.com/privacy/

Downloaded Software

You are granted permission to download software from this website (“Software”) for evaluation purposes. This includes the SocketTools Subscription, SocketTools .NET Edition, SocketTools ActiveX Edition, SocketTools Library Edition and SocketWrench products. To request an evaluation copy of the software, you must provide us with a valid email address. If you do not want us to contact you, do not provide us with your email address and do not download or install our Software.

When you download our Software and provide us with your email address, you expressly grant us permission to contact you by email regarding the installation, evaluation, usage and purchase of the Software, as well as other products created by Catalyst Development and/or its respective affiliates. The personal information that you provide to us will never be shared, rented or sold to third-parties. If you no longer wish to receive any email messages from us, you can request that we remove your contact information from our mailing lists. Refer to our Privacy Policy for more information.

The software that is made available to download from this website (“Software”) is the copyrighted work of Catalyst Development Corporation. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software (“License Agreement”). You will be unable to install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement, unless you first agree to the License Agreement terms.

The Software is made available for downloading solely for use by end users according to the License Agreement. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.



Limitation of Liability

Catalyst Development and/or its affiliates hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to the Content on this website, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

In no event shall Catalyst Development and/or its affiliates be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of Content available from this website.


Catalyst Development, SocketTools, SocketWrench and/or other Catalyst products referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Catalyst Development Corporation. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

External Links

In some cases, links on this website will take you to an external site that is not under the control of Catalyst Development. We are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. We are providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of the site. If you are concerned about how another website may collect and store your personal information, refer to their Privacy Policy.

General Terms

These terms and conditions may be modified by us at any time. Such revised terms will apply to the website from the date of publication. Users should check the terms and conditions regularly to ensure familiarity and compliance with the current version.

You may not transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions to any other person. We may choose to transfer our rights under these terms and conditions where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of these terms and conditions, in part or in whole, is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision will be deemed to be deleted. The validity and the enforceability of any other provision of these terms and conditions will not be affected.

These terms and conditions will be governed by United State law, and the laws of the state of California. All disputes arising under these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the California courts.

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