Software Licensing and Compliance Policy

1. Introduction

Balanita Private Limited (“Balanita,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) recognizes the importance of effectively managing software licenses to ensure compliance with copyright laws and licensing agreements. This Software Licensing and Compliance Policy establishes guidelines and procedures for acquiring, managing, and using software licenses to prevent unauthorized use, minimize legal risks, and optimize software assets.

2. Objectives

2.1. Compliance Assurance: Ensure compliance with software licensing agreements, copyright laws, and intellectual property rights to avoid legal penalties, fines, and reputational damage.

2.2. License Optimization: Optimize the use of software licenses to minimize costs, maximize efficiency, and avoid unnecessary expenditures on redundant or underutilized licenses.

2.3. Risk Mitigation: Mitigate the risks associated with unauthorized software usage, including security vulnerabilities, data breaches, and potential litigation.

3. Software Procurement

3.1. Authorized Procurement: Software licenses will be procured only through authorized channels, vendors, or resellers, ensuring compliance with licensing terms and conditions.

3.2. License Review: Before acquiring new software licenses, a thorough review of existing licenses and software usage will be conducted to identify potential overlaps, redundancies, or licensing gaps.

4. License Deployment

4.1. License Allocation: Software licenses will be allocated based on authorized user requirements, ensuring that each user has a valid license for the software they use.

4.2. Deployment Tracking: A centralized system or database will be maintained to track software deployments, licenses assigned to users, and license expiration dates.

5. License Compliance

5.1. Monitoring and Auditing: Regular monitoring and auditing of software usage will be conducted to verify compliance with licensing agreements and detect any instances of unauthorized use or license misuse.

5.2. License Reconciliation: Periodic reconciliation of software licenses will be performed to match deployed licenses with purchased licenses, identifying any discrepancies or license violations.

6. License Renewal and Maintenance

6.1. Renewal Planning: Renewal dates for software licenses will be tracked proactively to ensure timely renewal or termination of licenses to avoid any interruptions in software usage.

6.2. Maintenance Updates: Software maintenance agreements will be maintained to ensure access to updates, patches, and technical support in accordance with licensing agreements.

7. Compliance Enforcement

7.1. Policy Enforcement: Non-compliance with this policy may result in disciplinary action, including but not limited to warnings, suspension of software usage privileges, or termination of employment, depending on the severity of the violation.

7.2. Legal Consequences: Violations of software licensing agreements or copyright laws may lead to legal consequences, including fines, penalties, and civil litigation, for both individuals and the company.

8. Training and Awareness

8.1. Employee Education: Training and awareness programs will be provided to employees to educate them about software licensing policies, their responsibilities for compliance, and the risks associated with software misuse.

9. Contact Information

For questions or concerns regarding this Software Licensing and Compliance Policy, please contact [insert contact email or department].

10. Effective Date

This Software Licensing and Compliance Policy is effective as of [insert effective date] and will be periodically reviewed and updated to reflect changes in software usage, licensing agreements, and regulatory requirements.


By adhering to this Software Licensing and Compliance Policy, Balanita aims to ensure compliance with software licensing agreements, minimize legal risks, optimize software assets, and promote responsible software usage throughout the organization.


Update: 23-January-2024