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Open Data Licence for The Regional Municipality of Peel
(Version 1.0)


You are encouraged to Use and re-Use the Information that is available under this Licence, the Open Data Licence for The Regional Municipality of Peel, freely and flexibly, with only a few conditions.


Using Information under this Licence

Use of the Information available under this Licence indicates Your acceptance of the terms and conditions below.

The Regional Municipality of Peel grants you a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive license to Use the Information subject to the conditions below.

This Licence does not affect your right to Use the Information under fair dealing or any other copyright exceptions or limitations available under the Copyright Act (Canada).

You are free to:

  • copy, publish, distribute and transmit the Information;
  • adapt the Information; and
  • exploit the Information commercially, for example, by combining it with other Information, or by including it in Your own products or applications.

You must, where you do any of the above:

  • you are not required to provide credit to the Information Provider when using Information under this licence however if you choose to do so please acknowledge the source of the Information by including the following attribution statement specified by The Regional Municipality of Peel and, where possible, provide a link to this Licence:
    "Contains public sector Information made available under The Regional Municipality of Peel's Open Data Licence - Version 1.0."
  • ensure that You do not Use the Information in a way that suggests any official status of The Regional Municipality of Peel or that The Regional Municipality of Peel endorses You or Your Use of the Information;
  • ensure that You do not misrepresent the Information or its source; and
  • ensure that Your Use of the Information does not breach or infringe upon any applicable laws.

These are important conditions of this Licence and if You fail to comply with them the rights granted to You under this Licence will end automatically.


Exemptions

This Licence does not cover the Use of:

  • Personal Information;
  • information or records that are not accessible pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Ontario);
  • third-party rights that The Regional Municipality of Peel is not authorized to license;
  • departmental or public sector organization logos, trademarks, slogans or crests where they may be included in the Information; and
  • Information subject to other intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, and design rights.


No Warranty

The Information is licensed 'as is' and The Regional Municipality of Peel excludes all representations, warranties, obligations and liabilities, in relation to the Information to the maximum extent permitted by law.

The Regional Municipality of Peel is not liable for any errors or omissions in the Information and will not, under any circumstances, be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other loss, injury or damage caused by its Use, even if specifically advised of the possibility of such loss, injury or damage.

The Regional Municipality of Peel does not guarantee the continued supply of the Information.


Governing Law

This Licence is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario.


Definitions

In this Licence, the terms below have the following meanings:

'Information' means information or data protected by copyright that is expressly made available under the terms of this Licence on or through The Regional Municipality of Peel's website.

'Personal Information' has the same meaning as set out in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Ontario).

'Use' means doing any act that is restricted by copyright whether in the original medium or in any other medium, and includes without limitation distributing, copying, adapting, or modifying the Information as may be technically necessary to Use it in a different mode or format.

'You' or 'Your' means the natural or legal person, or body of persons corporate or incorporate acquiring rights under this Licence.


About this Licence

The Regional Municipality of Peel wishes to Use this Licence as a tool to enable the Use and re-Use of Information under a common open licence. This Licence is based upon the UK Government's Open Government Licence for Public Sector Information and has been adapted for use by The Regional Municipality of Peel with the permission of the UK National Archives.

This is Version 1.0 of the Open Data Licence for The Regional Municipality of Peel. The Regional Municipality of Peel may, from time to time, issue new versions of the Open Data Licence for The Regional Municipality of Peel's Information. However, you may continue to Use Information licensed under this version should you wish to do so.

Notices of new versions of the Open Data Licence for The Regional Municipality of Peel will be posted at the Region's website.

 

Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions section - What is Open Data? for further information on the concept of Open Data.


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