Matter.farm strives to enhance public access to and use of data that it collects and publishes. The data are organized in datasets listed in Matter.farm Data Catalog (the “Datasets”). The Datasets are collections of data, managed by Matter.farm and provided in a number of machine-readable formats. Matter.farm provides you with access to the Datasets free of charge subject to the terms of this agreement (these “Dataset Terms”), and subject to the general Terms and Conditions for using Matter.farm website, which are incorporated into these Dataset Terms. Where these Dataset Terms conflict with the general Terms and Conditions, these Dataset Terms shall prevail. Use of data derived from the Datasets, which may appear in formats such as tables and charts, is also subject to these Dataset Terms.
Unless specifically labeled otherwise, these Datasets are provided to you under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0), with the additional terms below. The basic terms may be accessed here. When you download or use the Datasets, you are agreeing to comply with the terms of a CC BY 4.0 license, and also agreeing to the following mandatory and binding addition:
Any and all disputes arising under this License that cannot be settled amicably shall be resolved in accordance with the following procedure:
- Pursuant to a notice of mediation communicated by reasonable means by either You or the Licensor to the other, the dispute shall be submitted to non-binding mediation conducted in accordance with rules designated by the Licensor in the copyright notice published with the Work, or if none then in accordance with those communicated in the notice of mediation. The language used in the mediation proceedings shall be English unless otherwise agreed.
- If any such dispute has not been settled within 45 days following the date on which the notice of mediation is provided, either You or the Licensor may, pursuant to a notice of arbitration communicated by reasonable means to the other, elect to have the dispute referred to and finally determined by arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the rules designated by the Licensor in the copyright notice published with the Work, or if none then in accordance with the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules as then in force. The arbitral tribunal shall consist of a sole arbitrator and the language of the proceedings shall be English unless otherwise agreed. The place of arbitration shall be where the Licensor has its headquarters. The arbitral proceedings shall be conducted remotely (e.g., via telephone conference or written submissions) whenever practicable.
You may use our application programming interfaces (“APIs”) to facilitate access to the Datasets, whether through a separate Web site or through another type of software application.
Exceptions for Some Third-Party Data
Some datasets and indicators are provided by third parties, and may not be redistributed or reused without the consent of the original data provider, or may be subject to terms and conditions that are different from those described above. Where applicable, these conditions are included in the dataset or indicator metadata.
You may not publicly represent or imply that Matter.farm is participating in, or has sponsored, approved or endorsed the manner or purpose of your use or reproduction of the Datasets. Matter.farm may prosecute, to the fullest extent of the law, any use of Datasets in a manner that falsifies, misrepresents, disparages or fraudulently uses the Materials.
You may not use the name, any trade-mark, official mark, official emblem or logo of Matter.farm, or any of its other means of promotion or publicity, without Matter.farm's prior written consent nor in any event to represent or imply an association or affiliation with Matter.farm.
Matter.farm reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this website, the Datasets, any means of accessing or utilizing the Datasets, or the API, at our sole discretion with or without prior notice to you.
Matter.farm may at our sole discretion, under any circumstances, for any or no reason whatsoever and with or without prior notice to you, terminate your access to the Datasets, any means of accessing or utilizing the Datasets or the API.
MATTER.FARM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO THE PROVISION OF THE DATASETS AND THE APIs. Please review the section of Matter.farm Terms and Conditions under the heading Disclaimers, Releases and Limitations on Liability for a more complete statement regarding those subjects.
Exclusion of Liability
MATTER.FARM SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE DATASETS. Matter.farm also shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any data in the Datasets. Please review the section of Matter.farm Terms and Conditions under the heading Disclaimers, Releases and Limitations on Liability for a more complete statement regarding those subjects.
You acknowledge that these Dataset Terms constitute a non-exclusive agreement. Matter.farm may develop products or services that compete with products or services that you offer without incurring any liability.
Other parties may have ownership interests in some of the data and information (“Materials”) contained on the Site. Matter.farm in no way represents or warrants that it owns or controls all rights in all Materials, and Matter.farm will not be liable to you for any claims brought against you by third parties in connection with your use of any Materials.
Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be as an express or implied limitation upon or waiver of the privileges and immunities of Matter.farm, all of which are specifically reserved.
Please review Matter.farm Terms and Conditions prior to using the Datasets. These Dataset Terms incorporate Matter.farm Terms and Conditions by reference. By using the Datasets or any presentations of data derived from them, or by using our APIs in connection with the Datasets, you consent to be bound Matter.farm Terms and Conditions, including these Dataset Terms.
These Dataset Terms may be amended by Matter.farm from time to at our sole discretion. Please periodically review the controlling version of these Dataset Terms. By continuing to use the Datasets subsequent to Matter.farm making available an amended version of these Dataset Terms, you acknowledge, agree and consent to such amendment.
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