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If we buy the template and handover the end-product license gets transferred to the client, how do I assure them that it is a legal copy of the template?

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Hi Viky293,

it’s actually quite a good question to ask, because even if you would hand him the license of the template you purchased, you could have still copied the project to your personal hard drive. I guess apart from the license (including the purchase code), you can’t give your customers any assurance that he has a legal version of the template.

But, if you buy the template, and hand it over to your end customer, then you would still need to hand him the item’s/template’s license, which refers to you as the official buyer/licensee of the template, meaning that the purchase code is basically linked to your name. So if you want to hand him over the customized theme, then you should have a legal agreement in which you could declare that by signing it yourself, you agreed to delete all files from the theme from your devices.

That’s it.

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Yeah, as stated above a signed legal document would help with assurance, as well as giving them the license certificate.

Theoretically, if the author has a support site setup with purchase code verification they could take the info from the certificate and enter it there to ensure that it was legally purchased.

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Honestly for clients site, create a separate account for them and purchase it that way. Then when you’re done with the client hand the account credentials over to them.

It makes life a thousand times easier if they need support for the theme in the future, plus they’ll have all the info needed to prove purchase etc…

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a signed legal document ??? Its a lot cheaper to just have them purchase the theme themselves!

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A legal document can be a napkin with some terms and your signature on it. It doesn’t have to be expensive. I would say clean A4 paper is probably a better route though :)

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