ISNI International Agency Information License

 

 

 OPEN LICENCE 

You may re-use the “Information” made available by the “Producer” under the freedoms and the conditions specified by this licence. 

1.1 Re-use of Information under this licence 

The “Producer” grants the “Re-user” a worldwide, perpetual, free of charge, non-exclusive, personal right to use the “Information” subject to this licence under the freedoms and the conditions set out below. 

You are free to re-use the “Information“: 

  • To reproduce, copy, publish and transmit the “Information”; 
  • To disseminate and redistribute the “Information”; 
  • To adapt, modify, transform and extract from the “Information”, for instance to build upon it in order to create “Derivative information”; 
  • To exploit the “Information” commercially, for example, by combining it with other “Information”, or by including it in your own product or application. 

 

You must, where you do any of the above: 

  • Attribute the “Information” by acknowledging its source (at least the name of the “Producer”) and the date on which it was last updated. The “Re-user” may fulfil this condition by providing one or more hypertext links (URL) referring to the “Information” and effectively acknowledging its source. This attribution shall not suggest any official status or endorsement, by the “Producer” or any other public entity, of the “Re-user” or the re-use of the “Information”. 
  • Make the “Information” available free of charge. 
  • Not mislead third parties or misrepresent the content of the “Information”, its source and its time of last update. 

This “Information” is made available under the terms of this Open Licence, but the “Producer” gives notice that if evidence emerges of misuse of the “Information”, in particular by dissemination of corrupted copies of it, then it may be forced to make future releases under a more restrictive licence. 

1.2 Liability 

The “Information” is made available as produced or received by the “Producer”, without any other express or tacit guarantee not specified in this licence. 

The “Producer” guarantees that it makes the “Information” available free of charge, under the freedoms and the conditions defined by this licence. It cannot guarantee that the “Information” does not contain any error or irregularity. It does not guarantee the continued supply of the “Information”. It shall not be liable for any loss, injury or damage of any kind caused to third parties resulting from its re-use. 

The “Re-user” is solely responsible for its re-use of the “Information”. The re-use shall not mislead third parties or misrepresent the content of the “Information”, its source and its time of last update. In exploiting the “Information”, the “Re-user” shall re-use it only when making a bona fide effort to avoid corrupting the “Information” if making it available to third parties. Any infringement on the side of the “Re-user” risks leading to (legal and practical) consequences, including, but not limited to, the withdrawal of access to the “Information”, infringement procedures against the “Re-user”, etc. 

1.3 Copyrights, related rights and sui generis database rights 

“Copyrights, related rights and sui generis database rights” that might be held by the “Producer” over documents containing the “Information” do not impede the free re-use of the “Information”. Where the “Producer” holds “Copyrights, related rights and sui generis database rights” over documents which contain the “Information”, it assigns them, on a non-exclusive basis, free of charge, worldwide and for the entire term of the “Copyrights, related rights and sui generis database rights”, to the “Re-user”, who may make use thereof in accordance with the freedoms and conditions defined in this licence. 

1.4 Applicable law 

This licence is governed by the laws of England and Wales. 

For the sake of clarification, this license might also take effect in and be governed by the laws of the relevant jurisdiction in which the licence terms are sought to be enforced. 

1.5 Definitions 

Copyrights, related rights and sui generis database rights 

“Copyrights, related rights and sui generis database rights” means any rights identified as such by the U.K. Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the U.K. Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 2003, the U.K. Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 and the U.K. Copyright and Rights in Databases (Amendment) Regulations 2003. 

Information 

“Information” means data or information proposed for re-use with the freedoms and under the conditions of this licence. 

Derivative information 

“Derivative information” means new data or information which has been created either directly from the “Information”, or using a combination of the “Information” and other data or information not subject to this licence. 

Producer 

“Producer” means the entity which produces the “Information“ and opens it to re-use under the freedoms and the conditions of this licence. 

Re-user 

“Re-user” means any natural or legal person who re-uses the “Information” in accordance with the freedoms and the conditions of this licence. 

2. About this Open Licence 

This licence re-uses information contained in version 1.0 of the French Open Licence, as provided by French Etalab task force, leading to an Open Government Data policy for France (see: http://ddata.over-blog.com/xxxyyy/4/37/99/26/licence/Licence-Ouverte-Open-Licence-ENG.pdf). 

 

 

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