Volume Licensee Vouchers

WHAT IS A VOLUME LICENSEE?

A Volume Licensee is a Class Member who indirectly, and not for the purpose of further selling or leasing, licensed a Microsoft Operating System and/or Microsoft Application through Microsoft's volume licensing program (including Open, Select and Enterprise Agreement programs).

CLAIMS APPROVAL AND PAYMENT

Upon approval of a satisfactory Claim filed by the Claims Deadline, each Class Member who is a Volume Licensee and purchased a Category I, Category II, Category Ill, or Category IV software license during the Class Period may obtain the following:

  1. a Volume Licensee Voucher worth CAD $13.00 for each Category I license;
  2. a Volume Licensee Voucher worth CAD $8.00 for each Category II license;
  3. a Volume Licensee Voucher worth CAD $6.50 for each Category Ill license; and
  4. a Volume Licensee Voucher worth CAD $6.50 for each Category IV license.

ISSUING AND REDEEMING VOLUME LICENSEE VOUCHERS

Following the Claims Review Deadline, the Claims Administrator shall mail or email the Volume Licensee Vouchers for each Claimant whose Claim is approved to the Claimant.

I. How to redeem the Volume Licensee Voucher

To redeem a Volume Licensee Voucher for all or part of its face value, a Volume Licensee must submit the Volume Licensee Voucher, together with satisfactory proof of purchase of the Approved Microsoft Product(s) to the Claims Administrator by the Redemption Deadline.

The Claimant must have purchased the Approved Microsoft Product(s) prior to the Redemption Deadline.

II. Proof of purchase

The proof of purchase must include the original receipt or a copy of the original receipt for the purchase of the Approved Microsoft Products. The Claims Administrator will be responsible for determining whether the information submitted is sufficient. The Claim Administrator's decision will be final and binding, subject to the limited right of appeal as described in the Distribution Protocol.

III. Aggregation of Volume Licensee Vouchers

Volume Licensee Vouchers may be aggregated with other Volume Licensee Vouchers by any Volume Licensee or Volume License Transferee possessing a number of any such Volume Licensee Vouchers.

The Volume Licensee Vouchers are not redeemable for cash apart from the claims process and may only be submitted to the Claims Administrator.

IV. Transferability

Each Volume Licensee Voucher can only be transferred not more than twice. To transfer a Volume Licensee Voucher, the Class Member must endorse the Volume Licensee Voucher to a named Volume License Transferee.

Volume Licensee Vouchers are not transferable under any other circumstance.

VOLUME LICENSEE VOUCHER EXPIRY DEADLINE

The Volume Licensee Vouchers issued to Class Members will expire after the Redemption Deadline.

PAYMENTS FOR FULL/PARTIAL AMOUNT OF THE REDEEMED VOUCHER

Following the Redemption Deadline, the Claims Administrator will make payments by mailing a cheque to each Claimant or Volume License Transferee who redeems a Volume Licensee Voucher for the full or partial amount of the redemption, as applicable, to the address provided by the Claimant or Volume License Transferee.