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[board-discuss] [DECISION] Accept the Google GSoC 2019 Organisation Agreement


Hello,

the following decision, which was taken in private on 2019-01-25, is now made public in accordance with our statutes.

The Board of Directors at the time of voting consists of 7 seat holders without deputies. In order to be quorate, the vote needs to have 1/2 of the Board of Directors members, which gives 4.

A total of 5 Board of Directors members have participated in the vote. The vote is quorate.

A quorum could be reached with a simple majority of 3 votes.

Result of vote: 5 approvals, 0 disapprovals, 0 abstain.
Decision: The request has been accepted.

This message is to be archived by the BoD members and their deputies.

Thorsten Behrens wrote:

Dear board,

as discussed during the informal board meeting today, would be good to
get your formal authorization for me to accept the following:

Usual 72h voting period applies.

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Organization Agreement
This Organization Agreement governs participation of LibreOffice in Google Summer of Code 2019.
GOOGLE SUMMER OF CODE 2019 ORGANIZATION PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT
PLEASE READ THIS ORGANIZATION PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT CAREFULLY.

By registering and clicking “I agree to this Organization Agreement”, you agree to be bound by the 
terms of this Organization Participant Agreement (“Agreement”) and it forms a binding legal 
agreement between Google LLC, having a principal place of business at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, 
Mountain View, CA 94043 (“Google”), and your open source organization (“Organization”) with respect 
to Google Summer of Code 2019 (the “Program”).

If you are accepting on behalf of your open source organization, you represent and warrant that (i) you have 
full legal authority to bind your organization to these terms and conditions, (ii) you have read and 
understand this Agreement, and (iii) you agree, on behalf of the organization that you represent, to this 
Agreement. If you don't have the legal authority to bind your organization to these terms and conditions, 
please do not click the "I agree to this Organization Agreement" button.

The words "include" and "including" as used in this Agreement mean “including but not limited to.”

     Program Rules. This Agreement incorporates the Google Summer of Code 2019 Program Rules 
(“Program Rules”). The Program Rules constitute part of this Agreement. All capitalized terms used 
herein that are not otherwise defined will have the meaning given them in the Program Rules.
     Representations and Warranties. The Organization represents and warrants that:
         it is eligible, as described in the Program Rules, to participate in the Program as an 
Organization;
         the information it provides about itself during registration and in subsequent 
communications with Google is truthful and accurate; and
         in reviewing Project Submissions, it will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, 
creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital or veteran 
status or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law.
     Submissions.
         “Submission” means any materials the Organization submits to Google in connection with the 
Program, including the Organization Application.
         The Organization retains all ownership rights it had in its Submissions before submitting 
them.
         The Organization grants Google a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, free 
license (with the right to sublicense) to reproduce, prepare derivative works of, distribute, 
perform, display, and otherwise use its Submissions for the purpose of administering the Program 
and promoting Google Summer of Code.
     Privacy.
         Google will process the personal information provided during registration and in any 
subsequent communications to administer the Program (including verifying eligibility to participate 
in the Program, running the Program, sending notifications regarding the Program, and delivering 
promotional items).
         Google will also use aggregated, non-personally identifiable information for statistical 
purposes.
         The display name that Participants create during registration will be displayed publicly 
on the Program Website and any archives of the Program Website, and will be shared with 
Organizations for the purpose of communicating with Participants. Participants are strongly advised 
not to use their real name as their display name.
         Student’s Project Submissions and contact information (email address and display name) 
will be shared with the Organizations (including Members) to administer the Program.
         The personal information provided during registration and in any subsequent communications 
will also be processed by Google’s trusted service providers for the purpose of delivering stipends 
to successful accepted Students and promotional goods to Participants, based on Google’s 
instructions and in compliance with Google’s Privacy Policy and any other appropriate 
confidentiality and security measures.
         Participants can access, update, remove and restrict the processing of their personal 
information in their Program profile during the Program Period. If you would like to edit such 
information after the Program has concluded, object to the processing of the information, or export 
it to another service, you may write to Google (Attention: Open Source Programs Office) at the 
address listed in the preamble above or email gsoc-support@google.com.
         The Privacy Policy (policies.google.com/privacy) further explains how data is handled in 
this service.
     Indemnity. The Organization will indemnify Google and its affiliates, directors, officers, and 
employees against all liabilities, damages, losses, costs, fees (including legal fees), and 
expenses relating to any allegation or third-party legal proceeding to the extent arising from the 
Organization’s acts or omissions (including those of its employees and agents) in relation to the 
Program, including breach of this Agreement.
     Limitation of Liability.
         Liability. IN THIS SECTION 6 (LIMITATION OF LIABILITY), “LIABILITY” MEANS ANY LIABILITY, 
WHETHER UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING FOR NEGLIGENCE.
         Limitations. GOOGLE’S LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IS LIMITED TO DIRECT DAMAGES, WHICH 
WILL NOT EXCEED US$1,000 IN AGGREGATE.
         Exceptions to Limitations. NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT EXCLUDES OR LIMITS GOOGLE’S LIABILITY 
FOR MATTERS FOR WHICH LIABILITY CANNOT BE LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
     General.
         Stipends. Google is not required to pay any stipends to the Organization if (i) it 
breaches this Agreement, or (ii) any of its Members breaches the Mentor Participant Agreement or 
any applicable law or regulation.
         Google’s Affiliates, Consultants and Contractors. Google may use its affiliates, 
consultants, and contractors in connection with the performance of its obligations and exercise of 
its rights under this Agreement.
         Governing Law. ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE PROGRAM WILL 
BE GOVERNED BY CALIFORNIA LAW, EXCLUDING CALIFORNIA'S CONFLICT OF LAWS RULES, AND WILL BE LITIGATED 
EXCLUSIVELY IN THE FEDERAL OR STATE COURTS OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, USA; THE PARTIES 
CONSENT TO PERSONAL JURISDICTION IN THOSE COURTS.
         Assignment. The Organization may not assign or delegate this Agreement or any part of it 
without Google’s prior written consent. Google may assign or delegate this Agreement or any part of 
it upon notification, which may be posted on the Program Website or sent to the Organization 
contact information provided upon registration.
         No Waiver. Neither party will be treated as having waived any rights by not exercising (or 
delaying the exercise of) any rights under this Agreement.
         No Agency. This Agreement does not create any agency, partnership, or joint venture 
between the parties.
         No Third-Party Beneficiaries. This Agreement does not confer any benefits on any third 
party unless it expressly states that it does.
         Amendments. Except as set forth in the Program Rules, any amendment must be in writing, 
signed by both parties, and expressly state that it is amending this Agreement.
         Entire Agreement. This Agreement sets out all terms agreed between the parties and 
supersedes all other agreements between the parties relating to its subject matter. In entering 
into this Agreement neither party has relied on, and neither party will have any right or remedy 
based on, any statement, representation or warranty (whether made negligently or innocently), 
except those expressly set out in this Agreement.
         Severability. If any term (or part of a term) of this Agreement is invalid, illegal or 
unenforceable, the rest of the Agreement will remain in effect.
         Translations. In the event of any discrepancy between the English version of this 
Agreement and a translated version, the English version will govern.

I agree to this Organization Agreement

This data may be transferred into the United States and will be used and maintained in accordance 
with Google’s Privacy Policy.

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Florian

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