Well I renewed on Jan 01/2013 and this is what was included/offered apparently by 'digital river'
>>>>"Your purchase includes our auto-renewal plan. This plan is designed to save you time, effort and risk by automatically extending your license automatically when it expires.
Under the auto-renewal plan, we will automatically renew your license for successive one (1) month, one (1) year, two (2) year or (3) renewal terms (depending on the term of the initially purchased product). As a reminder, you have expressly authorized and permitted Digital River ("DR") to bill each renewal fee to your selected payment method, until you cancel or DR discontinues your participation in the auto-renewal plan. Your renewal fee for each license renewal will be the retail price of one (1) month, one (1) year, two (2) year or (3) license (depending on the term of the initially purchased product) plus applicable taxes and fees.
We will send at least one email to remind you of each upcoming renewal through the auto-renewal plan before we renew your license and bill your selected payment method. You must ensure DR has a current email address on file in order to send these emails, and that the digitalriver.com domain is not blocked by your spam filtering software You may cancel your participation in the auto-renewal plan at any time with respect to future renewals. Please note that in case you discontinue automatic renewals of your license, you must manually renew to ensure uninterrupted use of your license."
To review the Digital River terms of sale, please click here:https://drhadmin.digitalriver.com/store/defaults/en_CA/DisplayDRTermsAndConditionsPage/eCommerceProvider.Digital+River%2C+International+SARL