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Important Instructions
  1. Review the Yahoo Sync setup instructions below.
  2. Read and agree to the End User License Agreement.
  3. When you are ready to download, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click the "I Accept" link.

Yahoo Sync Setup

  • First, make a backup copy of your data before synchronizing. YAHOO! IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR DUPLICATED DATA. Get help http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/contacts/yahoosync/consync1.html l with backing up your data.

  • Second, uninstall any synchronization software. Due to incompatibilities between some synchronization applications, we strongly recommend that you fully uninstall any other synchronization product.

  • Third, download and run the Yahoo Sync installation program. Note: you must be connected to the internet to sync with Yahoo.

  • Once it is installed, Yahoo Sync will automatically begin and ask you for your Yahoo ID and password.

  • Yahoo Sync supports Windows XP and Vista platforms. Yahoo Sync supports Outlook, but does not support Outlook Express.

End User License Agreement (“EULA”)

Before installing Yahoo Sync you must agree to the EULA. Please read the following terms and conditions carefully before using the enclosed software and any documentation (“Software”). By clicking the “I Accept” link to download and install Yahoo Sync for Yahoo Calendar and by continuing to use the Software, you agree to be bound by the following license terms, which incorporates by reference the Yahoo Terms of Service (“TOS”), each of which may be updated by Yahoo from time to time and posted on the Yahoo website without notice to you (collectively “License”). You understand and acknowledge that your continued use of the Software constitutes your agreement to and acceptance of all such changes and updates and that absent such effective consent, use of the Software is not authorized. You represent and warrant that you are permitted to do so under applicable law. You can review the most current version of this License and TOS at any time at: https://info.yahoo.com/legal/us/yahoo/utos/utos-173.html.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. By using the Software you signify your agreement to these terms of use, which constitute a binding legal agreement.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT INSTALL OR USE THE SOFTWARE. IF YOU ARE IN A JURISDICTION WHERE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF THIS SOFTWARE OR SERVICE IS PROHIBITED, DO NOT DOWNLOAD OR USE THIS SOFTWARE.

Description of the Software: Yahoo provides you with Yahoo Sync, a software program that synchronizes the information you store with Yahoo in Contacts and Calendar with Microsoft Outlook on your desktop. The Software consists of the following: (a) the Yahoo Sync Software you receive through the installer; and (b) any subsequent updates, versions, or substitutions of Yahoo Sync that you install. The Software, along with any services, content, or materials used that are authorized by Yahoo, are collectively deemed to be the “Service.” Where the TOS references the defined term “Service,” such terms in the TOS will also apply to the Software and services defined to be “Service” under this License.

How to Uninstall: To uninstall, go to your operating system Control Panel, select Add/Remove Programs, and select the Yahoo application that you wish to uninstall. Click Remove and follow the instructions displayed by the application to complete the un-installation.

Third Party Software, Hardware, and Services: In order to use the Service you must obtain access to the World Wide Web. You must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web. You are responsible for all third party software, hardware, and services used in connection with the Software. Any third party software, hardware, and services (whether required or optional) that you use in conjunction with the Software, is the sole responsibility of such third party, and is subject to the terms, conditions, warranties, and disclaimers provided by such third party. Please refer to the materials you received when you purchased the equipment to understand your rights and obligations, including what warranties and disclaimers apply to you.

License Grant: Yahoo grants to you, as an individual, non-exclusive, non-sub-licensable License to install and use one (1) copy of the Software on a single computer ("PC") at a time. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by Yahoo, its affiliates, or their respective owners. Your License to use the Software is conditioned upon your compliance with the terms of this Agreement. A License is required for each end-user of the Software. A License is required for each installation of the Software, unless the Software is (i) installed temporarily on a PC owned by a third party so that you can accomplish a file transfer; and (ii) is immediately deleted from such PC. You may make one (1) copy of the Software for archival purposes only. Your License to use the Software terminates automatically if: (a) you disobey any of the following term(s); (b) you transfer all your rights to another person or entity; or (c) Yahoo sends you written notice of termination. Yahoo and its affiliates or subsidiaries reserve the right to initiate a service fee and/or charge for the Software with reasonable notice to you.

Ownership: The Service (which includes the Software) is protected by Yahoo’s or its affiliate’s patents, copyrights, trademarks service marks, international treaties, and/or other proprietary rights and laws of the U.S. and other countries. You agree to abide by all applicable proprietary rights laws and other laws, as well as any additional copyright and trademark notices or restrictions contained in the Software, this License, and the TOS. Yahoo and Yahoo's licensors own all rights, title, and interest in and to their applicable contributions to the Software. Other than as set forth in this License, Yahoo grants you no right, title, or interest in any intellectual property owned or licensed by Yahoo in connection with the Software and Yahoo trademarks. You agree that any copies of the Software will contain the same proprietary notices which appear on and in the Software.

Prohibited Uses: Without obtaining prior written permission from Yahoo, you will not and will not allow any third party to: (a) use, copy, modify, alter, rent, lease, loan, distribute the Software, or any portion thereof, or create derivative works (as defined by the U.S. Copyright Act) or improvements (as defined by U.S. patent law) from the Software, or any portion thereof or otherwise attempt to discover any source code or protocols (including but not limited to API protocols) in the Service; (b) transfer the Software; (c) translate, disassemble, decompile, reverse program or otherwise reverse engineer or reverse assemble the Software; (c) sublicense or lease the Software; (d) use the Software in a multi-user, network, or multiple computer environment or in a rental, time sharing or computer service business; (e) obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the Service or the Yahoo network; (f) incorporate the protocols or Software, or any portion thereof, into any other service, software, hardware, or other technology manufactured or distributed by or for you; (g) derive any income from the use or provision of the Service, whether for direct commercial or monetary gain or otherwise; (h) use the Software in connection with acts of terrorism or violence, or the operation of nuclear facilities, life support or other mission critical application where human life or property may be at stake; (i) export or re-export the Software in violation of applicable laws or regulations; or (j) use the Service in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with this License. Without prejudice to any other rights, Yahoo may terminate this Agreement if you fail to comply with its terms and conditions. In such event, you must destroy all copies of the Software.

Security: The Software does access and write to information that is stored on your hard drive (and in your accounts on internet services to which you've authorized the Software to access and/or write information). Yahoo takes your security seriously and takes reasonable steps to protect your information, but you agree that you are using this Software at your own risk and that Yahoo does not guarantee that transmission of your data over the Internet is 100% secure. Please see https://info.yahoo.com/privacy/us/yahoo/ for more information on Yahoo’s approach to security and treatment of your personal information.

Usage Data: You consent to allow the Software to track, collect, and store the following information about your use of the Software, which the Software may transmit back to Yahoo to use for diagnostic purposes and improving the Software:

  1. A unique identifier assigned to your installation of the Software. Yahoo will not associate this unique identifier to your personally identifiable information.


  2. Your device's platform.

  3. The version of the Software that you've downloaded.

Auto-Updater Feature. From time to time, Yahoo may automatically download the latest version of the Software to your computing device and notify you when it's ready to install. Visit the Privacy Center at https://info.yahoo.com/privacy/us/yahoo/ to find out more about how Yahoo uses your personal information.

Technical Support and Upgrades: If you require technical support please check out the help pages for Yahoo Sync or fill out the feedback form. Yahoo may offer upgrades or updates to the Software in its sole discretion. Yahoo may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Software at any time without notice to you.

Indemnification: You (or the organization that you have the authority to bind, if applicable) agree to indemnify and hold harmless Yahoo and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, partners, and licensors (the “Yahoo Entities”) from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by you or any third party in connection with or arising out of your use of the Software, your violation of any terms or conditions of this License, your violation of applicable laws, or your violation of any rights of another person or entity.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY: THE SOFTWARE IS LICENSED “AS-IS.” YOU BEAR THE RISK OF USING IT. THE YAHOO! ENTITIES GIVE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS RELATING TO NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OR SECURITY, AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). THE YAHOO! ENTITIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR DUPLICATED DATA. YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL CONSUMER RIGHTS UNDER YOUR LOCAL LAWS WHICH THIS AGREEMENT CANNOT CHANGE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE YAHOO! ENTITIES SHAL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR EXEMPLEMARY DAMAGES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF THE YAHOO! ENTITIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SOFTWARE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SOFTWARE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO THIS RESTRICTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT WILL YAHOO!'S OR THE YAHOO ENTITIES’ DIRECT DAMAGES LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED .00 (U.S.). THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED TO YOU AT NO CHARGE AND YAHOO! AND THE YAHOO! ENTITES HAVE INCLUDED IN THIS AGREEMENT TERMS THAT DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS AND LIABILITY THEREFOR. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, YOU HEREBY RELEASE YAHOO! AND THE YAHOO! ENTITIES, FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO ALL CLAIMS CONCERNING THE SOFTWARE, ITS USE, OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE OR ANY FUNCTION THEREOF.

Member Account, Password, and Security: If you don't already have a Yahoo I.D. and password, you will be prompted to complete the Yahoo 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. You agree to: (a) immediately notify Yahoo 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. Yahoo cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.

Yahoo Privacy Policy: Your registration data and other information about you are subject to our Privacy Policy. For more information, please see our full privacy policy at https://info.yahoo.com/privacy/us/yahoo/.

Modifications to the Service: Yahoo reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Yahoo shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service. Yahoo may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Service or the Yahoo web site without notice or liability.

U.S. Government Restricted Rights: All Software provided to the U.S. Government pursuant to solicitations issued on or after December 1, 1995, is provided with the commercial rights and restrictions described herein. If the Service and related documentation are supplied to or purchased by or on behalf of the United States Government, then the Service is deemed to be "commercial software" as that term is used in the Federal Acquisition Regulation system. Rights of the United States shall not exceed the minimum rights set forth in FAR 52.227-19 for "restricted computer software." All other terms and conditions of this License apply.

Export and Import Compliance: The Service is subject to the United States export controls and may be subject to the export or import regulations of other countries. You agree to comply strictly with all applicable export and import laws and regulations. In particular, you: (a) represent and warrant that you are not a party identified on any government export exclusion lists, including but not limited to the U.S. Denied Persons, Entity, and Specially Designated Nationals Lists; (b) you are not located in or a national of a country subject to U.S. embargo or trade sanctions; (c) agree not to use the Service for military, nuclear, missile, chemical or biological weaponry end uses in violation of U.S. export laws; and (d) agree not to re-export or transfer the Service in violation of the U.S. export controls.

Notice: Yahoo may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to this License, by either email, regular mail, or postings on the Service.

Termination: Your license to the Software under this License continues until it is terminated by either party. You may terminate the License by discontinuing use of all or any of the Software and by destroying all your copies of the applicable Software. This License terminates automatically if you violate any term of this License, Yahoo publicly posts a written notice of termination on Yahoo's web site, or Yahoo sends a written notice of termination to you directly.

Choice of Law and Forum: This License and the relationship between you and Yahoo shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, USA, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. You and Yahoo agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Santa Clara, California, USA. The United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods shall not apply to this License.

Waiver and Severability of Terms: The failure of Yahoo to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this License shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this License, or portion thereof, unenforceable or invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the remainder of the provisions of this License shall remain in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement: This License, which includes the TOS, constitutes the entire understanding between you and Yahoo and governs your use of the Service and Software, superseding any prior or contemporaneous understandings between you and Yahoo with respect to the Service or Software. This Agreement is the sole source of your rights concerning use of the Software. With respect to your use of other authorized Yahoo services, affiliate services, affiliate devices or equipment, third-party content, or third-party software, you also may be subject to additional terms and conditions. In the event of any conflict between the terms and conditions of this License and those in the TOS, the terms and conditions of this License will control, except to the extent that the TOS impose additional restrictions and liabilities on your actions.

No Right of Survivorship and Non-Transferability: You agree that your Yahoo account is non-transferable and any rights to your Yahoo I.D. or contents within your account terminate upon your death. Upon receipt of a copy of a death certificate, your account may be terminated and all contents therein permanently deleted.

Statute of Limitations: You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Software, or this License, must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

Titles and Survival. The titles in this License are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Those provisions in this License that by their nature are intended to survive, will survive any termination of this Agreement.

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