This licence agreement applies only to the data sets presented through the Open Data section of CIDA's website. It does not apply to information accessed through other websites, including the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC). Material on CIDA's website is subject to other restrictions including the Copyright Act.
This licence agreement is between Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by CIDA and you.
The following are terms and conditions governing your use of this data. By browsing through, downloading, accessing or otherwise using this data, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions set out below. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you may not browse through, download, access or otherwise use this data.
CIDA may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement in the Open Data section of CIDA's website. Your continued access or use of this data shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified agreement.
means this no-fee unrestricted use web wrap licence agreement, its recitals and schedules.
means that data contained in or made available in the Open Data section of CIDA's website, the Intellectual Property Rights of which vest in CIDA.
means any expressed original data fixed in a form giving rise to Intellectual Property Rights.
means the data, metadata, and related documentation provided by CIDA to you in accordance with terms and conditions of this agreement. The Open Data section of CIDA's website contains CIDA's data and may contain data the Intellectual Property Rights of which vest with third parties and which is licenced to CIDA.
means any and all intellectual property rights recognized by the law, including but not limited to, intellectual property rights protected through legislation.
means any product, system, sub-system, device, component, material or software you develop or manufacture, or cause to be developed or manufactured, in the exercise of your rights under this Agreement. Value-Added Products may be developed or manufactured by constructing, deriving, developing, adapting, incorporating or by any other means using the data made available through the Open Data section of CIDA's website, in whole or in part.
2.1 Subject to Subsection 2.2 hereof, and without affecting CIDA's Intellectual Property Rights in and to CIDA's data and any third-party's Intellectual Property Rights in data contained in the Open Data section of CIDA's website, all Intellectual Property Rights in and to any modification, translation or further development made by you to the data made available through the Open Data section of CIDA's website in the exercise of your rights under this Agreement shall vest in you or in such person as you shall decide.
2.2 All Intellectual Property Rights in CIDA's data shall remain the property of CIDA. All Intellectual Property Rights in data contained in the Open Data section of CIDA's website which is not CIDA's data shall remain the property of the respective content owners and are protected by copyright, other intellectual property laws, common law or international treaties.
3.1 Subject to this Agreement, CIDA hereby grants you a royalty-free, non-exclusive, world-wide, non-assignable licence to use, reproduce, extract, modify, translate, further develop and distribute the data made available through the Open Data section of CIDA's website, and to manufacture and licence Value-Added Products, and to sublicence any or all of such rights, provided:
4.1 You shall include and maintain on all reproductions of the data made available through the Open Data section of CIDA's website, produced pursuant to Section 3 above, the following notice:
Data reproduced with the permission of CIDA.
4.2 Where any of the data made available through the Open Data section of CIDA's website is contained within a Value-Added Product, you shall include in a prominent location on such Value-Added Product the following notice:
This product has been produced by or for (your name - or corporate name, if applicable) and includes data made available by CIDA.
The incorporation of data sourced from CIDA within this product shall not be construed as constituting an endorsement by the Government of Canada of this product or any other notice approved in writing by CIDA.
4.3 You shall ensure that no acknowledgment of CIDA, except as permitted under Subsections 4.1 and 4.2 above, shall be shown in association with any form of promotion or advertisement of Value-Added Products. You shall not include in your promotional material:
5.1 You shall promptly notify CIDA of any infringement by third parties of the data made available through the Open Data section of CIDA's website when such becomes known to you. Where possible, you will provide a sample of such infringement and co-operate with CIDA in enforcing CIDA's Intellectual Property Rights against the infringer. You shall not institute any suit or take any action on account of any such infringements without CIDA's prior written consent.
5.2 You shall not use any identifier or mark of CIDA, or the name of the Government of Canada in a manner that would imply that you have an exclusive distribution arrangement for any or all of the data made available through the Open Data section of CIDA's website, or that you have access to any confidential information or information not available to any other party.
6.1 CIDA makes no representation and gives no warranty of any kind with respect to the accuracy, usefulness, novelty, validity, scope, completeness or currency of the data made available in the Open Data section of it's website and expressly disclaims any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the data made available through the Open Data section of its website.
6.2 You shall have no recourse against CIDA, whether by way of any suit or action or other, for any loss, liability, damage or cost that you may suffer or incur at any time, by reason of your possession or use of the data made available in the Open Data section of CIDA's website, or arising out of the exercise of your rights or the fulfilment of your obligations hereunder.
6.3 You shall at all times indemnify and hold CIDA and its ministers, employees and agents harmless from all claims, demands, losses, damages, costs, actions or other proceedings made, sustained, brought or prosecuted by any person in any manner, based upon, or occasioned by, or attributed to any injury, infringement or damage arising out of any of your actions or omissions, arising from erroneous communication made by you, or arising from your performance or non-performance of your rights and obligations hereunder or arising from the manufacture, publication, distribution or the use of value-added products.
7.1 This Agreement is effective as of the date and time you download, access or otherwise use the data available through the Open Data section of CIDA's website and shall remain in effect until terminated, as provided in Subsection 7.2.
7.2 This Agreement terminates automatically and your rights under Section 3.0 shall immediately be revoked if you breach any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
7.3 Notwithstanding termination of this Agreement:
7.4 All obligations which expressly or by their nature survive termination of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. For greater clarity, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following provisions survive expiration or termination of this Agreement:
This Agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with, and the rights of the Parties shall be governed by, the laws in effect in the Province of Ontario, and the laws of Canada, as applicable.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between CIDA and you with respect to your rights to browse through, download, access or otherwise use the data in the Open Data section of CIDA's website and the data made available through it and supersedes any prior agreement or communication of any kind between CIDA and you. This Agreement may be amended by CIDA, in the manner set out at the beginning of this Agreement.
No condoning, excusing or overlooking by CIDA of any default by you, at any time or times, in performing or observing any of your obligations hereunder, will operate as a waiver, renunciation, surrender of or otherwise affect the rights of CIDA in respect of any continuing or subsequent default. No waiver of these rights will be inferred from anything done or omitted by CIDA except by an express waiver in writing.
If there is a conflict or ambiguity between this Agreement and any schedules thereto, this Agreement shall prevail.
The Parties expressly disclaim any intention to create a partnership, joint venture or joint enterprise. You acknowledge and agree that nothing contained in this Agreement nor any acts of Canada shall constitute or be deemed to constitute you and CIDA as partners, joint venturers or principal and agent in any way or for any purpose. You do not have the authority to act for, or to assume any obligation or responsibility on behalf of CIDA.
CIDA assumes no obligation or liability whatsoever for the provision of updates to the data made available through the Open Data section of its website.