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Langscape Terms of Use

These terms of use may be changed and updated as necessary as Langscape’s data and resources evolve.

Using Data from Langscape
Langscape contains content developed and/or owned by various contributors. Different terms of use apply to different content. If you wish to reproduce or re-use language-related data you find in (or via) Langscape, you are responsible for checking and abiding by the applicable license terms.

For language maps, if you print, save or otherwise make use of map images from the site, the attribution statement Language data from WLMS v.16 worldgeodatasets.com must appear on the map. If the attribution cannot be placed on the map itself due to size constraints, it may appear in text outside the map image. The primary language mapping data is the property of Global Mapping International and polygons must not be copied or stolen.

For most other language data (texts, recordings, word lists, etc.) you can find the license terms by clicking on the ”Terms of Use” link below or beside the specific data you are interested in. We encourage contributors to Langscape to use Creative Commons licenses for their data. You can find more detailed information about Creative Commons licenses here.

Citing Data from Langscape
To the extent Contributors’ data are protected by copyright, the original creators or owners of data retain the copyright. To the extent data are not protected by copyright, the original creator or owner nonetheless retains ownership of the contributed data. When citing data appearing directly on the Langscape website, you should identify the author, organization and/or title listed in conjunction with the data and the statement “Retrieved from Langscape, http://www.langscape.umd.edu, [retrieval date].” If you cite data on an external website which you accessed through Langscape, you should substitute the name and URL of that website.

Corrections and Data Removal Requests
If you believe that specific data hosted on an external partner website (accessed via a link from langscape.umd.edu) should be corrected or removed, please use the contact information for the partner site (provided on our Partners page) to address the issue.

If you have corrections or wish to request removal of data appearing directly on the langscape.umd.edu site, please contact us at langscape@umd.edu

Copyright Infringement
If you believe particular content or data on the Langscape website infringes your copyright or someone else’s copyright, you may file a notice of infringement with the University through http://www.it.umd.edu/units/security/Nethics/Copyright/copyright.html.

If you believe the citation to particular content or data is incorrect, you may file a notice of acknowledgement to Langscape at langscape@umd.edu

If you believe content or data on any external partner site infringes your copyright or someone else’s copyright, you must contact the partner site. Contact information is available on our Partner pages

ALL DATA AND INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF INFORMATION AND DATA AVAILABLE THROUGH THE LANGSCAPE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. LANGSCAPE DOES NOT UNDERTAKE TO DETERMINE IF INFORMATION AND DATA PROVIDED BY CONTRIBUTORS OR PARTNERS IS ACCURATE OR IF CONTRIBUTORS OR PARTNERS HAVE THE LAWFUL RIGHT TO MAKE IT PUBLIC. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, UMD/LANGSCAPE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WRITTEN OR ORAL, IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION AND DATA INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF INFORMATION AND DATA ON THE LANGSCAPE WEBSITE OR ITS FREEDOM FROM THE INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY. IN SOME INSTANCES LANGSCAPE MAY LINK TO A WEBSITE THAT UMD/LANGSCAPE DOES NOT OWN AND OPERATE AND CANNOT CONTROL. UMD/LANGSCAPE DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONTENT LOCATED ON SITES OWNED AND OPERATED BY THIRD PARTIES.

UMD/LANGSCAPE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF INFORMATION, DATA AND SERVICES YOU ACCESS THROUGH THE LANGSCAPE WEBSITE.

Your use of the Langscape website will be governed by the laws of the State of Maryland without reference to its conflicts of laws rules and applicable federal laws.

Individual Data Providers


The Rosetta Project
Unless otherwise specified, materials in the Rosetta Project Digital Language Archive are intended for scholarship, research and educational use only. For purposes of attribution, any work based on these materials, published or unpublished should acknowledge The Rosetta Project Digital Language Archive and the original creator, depositor and/or contributing organization. See notes provided with individual resources for specific information about attribution, copyright, and licensing.

Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL)
Center for Advanced Study of Language holds the copyright for these materials and reserves all rights provided by copyright law.

Global Recordings Network (GRN)
Many recordings of different languages are provided by Global Recordings Network. These materials may be used for personal, non-commercial use and must not be modified in any way. For more detailed information about appropriate use of GRN’s materials, you may consult the terms of use laid out on GRN’s website: Terms and Conditions

Phoible
Data from PHOIBLE Online edited by Moran, Steven & McCloy, Daniel & Wright, Richard is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For further legal information about PHOIBLE Online, go to http://phoible.org/legal.

SeedLing
Guy Emerson, Liling Tan, Susanne Fertmann, Alexis Palmer and Michaela Regneri . 2014. SeedLing: Building and using a seed corpus for the Human Language Project. In proceedings of The Use of Computational Methods in the Study of Endangered Languages (ComputEL). Workshop at Association for Computational Linguistics annual meeting, Baltimore, MD.

UCLA Language Materials Project
Materials created by the Language Materials Project are the property of the University of California. LMP encourages the use of materials for educational purposes. In order to guarantee their non-commercial use, each item is protected by a Creative Commons license agreement. You are welcome to copy, modify, distribute, and display the materials under the following conditions: (i) Materials may be used only for non-commercial purposes; (ii) You must credit the Language Materials Project as your source; (iii)You may distribute derivative works only under a license identical to this one. (That is, whatever you create using LMP material must be shared for free.) Further information can be found on the Language Materials Project’s site.

Rutgers University’s Afranaph Project
The information presented by the Afranaph website and database may be accessed freely for the purpose of carrying out scientific research, subject to the usual rules for fair use and scientific attribution. The authors and editors retain copyright over all content. Redistribution of the database or its contents is not allowed without the express permission of the editor. See the link for more information.”
 

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