What is a “3-year commitment” in Adobe VIP contracts?

Customers who have reached a VIP Select status may choose to opt-in for a “3-year commitment”. As a result, the customer commits to a minimum quantity of licenses to purchase within the three contract years. However, customer may freely choose the products he wants to purchase. License purchases which exceed the minimum quantity are available at a discounted price and don’t need to renewed after the three years.