Terms & Conditions

This web site ("Site") and the materials contained herein are provided by The ISNI Organization as a service to its current and potential customers. By accessing, browsing, or using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this Site.

Ownership of Materials
You acknowledge and agree that the content of this Site and all materials made available on this Site are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other applicable proprietary rights and laws, all right, title and interest to which is owned by The ISNI Organization. or the applicable third party. All content provided on this Site and any materials you download are provided for informational, non-commercial purposes and you shall have no right to modify, reproduce or redistribute any such content or materials or remove any copyright notices. You will need our consent if you want to use the content or materials provided on this Site for any other purposes.


All content and materials provided on this Site are provided on an as-neededĀ basis, without any express or implied warranties of any kind. The ISNI Organization does not promise or guarantee any such content or materials to be correct, current, complete, or suitable for your needs, or that such content and materials do not infringe any intellectual property rights. This Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and The ISNI Organization may revise or withdraw a page, or the whole Site, at any time. The ISNI Organization does not warrant or guarantee that this Site will always be available, or free of faults or viruses.

The ISNI Organization will not be liable for any damages you may suffer relating to your use of this Site, including any special or indirect damages or loss of profits. For example, The ISNI Organization will not be liable if you are unable to use or access this Site, for your use of any content or materials made available, or for your reliance upon any content or materials provided on this Site.

You understand and agree that if you download or otherwise obtain materials, information, products, software, programs, or services, you do so at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damages that may result. The ISNI Organization excludes all liability to the full extent allowed by law, and limits its liability to the full extent allowed by law. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you.

This Site may include links to other third party web sites. The ISNI Organization provides these links for convenience only. These sites are not controlled by The ISNI Organization and The ISNI Organization is not responsible for the content of these sites. The ISNI Organization makes no warranties in connection with the accuracy or completeness of the information on such sites nor the suitability or quality of the products and services offered on such sites. The provision of links on this Site to any third party site does not imply that The ISNI Organization either endorses or recommends such other third party site or the products and services offered therein.

Applicable Laws
When you access and use this Site or any content and materials made available via the Site you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any claim relating to such content or materials shall be governed by the substantive laws of the State of New Jersey.

The ISNI Organization may, without notice to you, and at any time, revise these terms and any other information contained in this Site. The ISNI Organization may also make improvements or changes in the products, services, or programs described on this Site at any time without notice. You should visit this page from time to time to review the then-current terms because they are binding on you.

About the ISNI International Agency

ISNI is the globally recognized and adopted standard approved by ISO for the unique identification of the public identities across all fields of creative activity.

Registration Agency

A registration agent provides the interface between ISNI applicants and the ISNI Registration Authority, which is governed by the ISNI board and administered by OCLC.

Search the ISNI Database

Use the lookup tool provided by OCLC to search the ISNI database, to discover which Public Identities have already been assigned ISNIs.