Your open licence to the datasets
The Ottawa Neighbourhood Study (ONS) now grants you a world-wide, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to copy, modify, publish, translate, adapt, distribute or otherwise use the Information in any medium, mode or format for any lawful purpose. You now acknowledge that this licence does not give you a copyright or other proprietary interest in the datasets.
This licence does not grant you any right to use (1) Personal Information, (2) Information or Records not accessible under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Ontario), (3) third party rights that the ONS is not authorized to license, and (4) information subject to other intellectual property rights, including patents, trade-marks and official marks.
The terms of this licence are important, and if you fail to comply with any of them, the rights granted to you under this licence, or any similar licence granted by ONS, will end automatically.
Giving ONS credit
Upon the request of the ONS, you may be required to remove a credit from future uses or reproductions should the ONS decide that such credit is not in the public interest.
Compliance with law – Your responsibility
You assume sole responsibility for your use and reproduction of the datasets complying with all applicable laws and industry standards.
No warranty with datasets
You get NO WARRANTIES, none of any kind.
By this, we mean, for example (but without limiting the total intended scope of the preceding sentence), (1) that while reasonable efforts have been made in preparing these datasets for use by you, the ONS cannot give any promises as to the completeness, currency, or accuracy of the datasets nor that access will be continuous, (2) the ONS cannot make any promise that the datasets are free and clear of any possible third party copyright, moral rights, or other claim, (3) the datasets have been modified from their original source, and (4) all data visualizations on maps are approximate and include only records that can be mapped.
You accept these datasets on an “as-is, where is” basis and agree to use them at your own risk.
Exclusion of liability
You agree that you will not and cannot sue the ONS, the University of Ottawa, or any of the ONS partners for anything which the ONS does or does not do (even if intentional or negligent) in connection with the datasets and your use or inability to use them. Without limiting the general scope of the preceding sentence, this means that the ONS and its agents are not liable on any legal theory or basis for any direct, incidental, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages or losses, including without limitation, loss of revenue or anticipated profits, loss of goodwill, loss of business, loss of data, computer failure or malfunction, or any other damages or losses.
Cancellation for non-compliance
You may not publicly represent or imply that the ONS is participating in, or has sponsored, approved, or endorsed the manner or purpose of, your use or reproduction of these datasets.
You may not use any trade-mark, official mark, official emblem or logo, of the ONS, or any of its other references or means of promotion or publicity without the ONS’s prior written consent nor in any event to represent or imply an association or affiliation with the ONS.
Governing law and jurisdiction from which datasets are published