License

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  • Licenses are used to define what users can do with the provided data
  • A license can be assigned to a package and all data in the package
  • We use creative commons licenses
  • Details can be found on commons website
  • In general can be set to completely free (everyone can use or modify the data in any possible way), share alike (everyone can use and modify the data but has to release the data openly), non comercial (only non commercial use allowed), no derivation (data can be used but not changed), and combinations of this
  • It is also possible to not choose any license, then a statement will be printed stating for license information, the package owner should be contacted
  • Packages contain a luicense note stating that additional rights can be granted, for more information the package owner can be contacted


Creative commons license

Allow adaptions of your work to be shared

Prohibit commercial use

Share only if others share alike

No cretive commons license