GateD is freely available, but redistribution is restricted. Those who wish to redistribute GateD may do so under agreement with Merit. Anyone wishing to transfer part or all of GateD to any third party must first execute the GateD Redistribution License which corresponds with the version of GateD to be redistributed. The GateD Redistribution License entails no license fee. Instead, licensees are required to submit certain modifications and enhancements of GateD to Merit for distribution to the user community. Distribution of licensee-developed enhancements is for the benefit of the GateD user community and subject only to the GateD source file restrictions and, if applicable, to the appropriate GateD Redistribution License.