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Databanks International License Agreement


The Cross-National Time-Series Data Archive (The CNTS Data Archive)

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[  ] Academic License: Single User                                                               [  ] Academic License: Unlimited Users One at a Time        

[  ] Academic License: Team of Up to Three Users                                   [  ] Non-Academic License: Unlimited Users One at a Time

[  ] Academic/Commercial Multiple Site License: Simultaneous Users, Multiple Campuses/Locations


This License Agreement ("LICENSE") is a non-transferable legal agreement between you (as an individual or a single entity) and Databanks International for the licensed product identified above (“DATA”) which includes data, associated files and documentation. By installing, copying, or otherwise using the DATA, you agree to be bound by the terms of this LICENSE.

DATA LICENSE: Copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties protect the DATA. The DATA is licensed, is not transferable and is not sold.


GRANT OF LICENSE. Databanks International grants you the following rights:

  • You may Incorporate parts of the DATA  in printed or electronic form in assignments and portfolios, theses, dissertations, presentations and academic publications. Each item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source. 

  • Unlimited Users one-at-a-time licensees: must manage usage of the DATA such that access is restricted to one user at a time. The DATA may not be networked for access by multiple users simultaneously.

  • Users of the DATA at institutions/libraries must be currently enrolled or associated with the licensee institution. Users may not use the DATA or take it with them for use by other institutions when they are no longer associated with the institution.

  • Multiple Site licensees: may enable access to the DATA for multiple campuses or sites, and for simultaneous use.



  • You must not remove or alter the copyright notice on any copy of the DATA or associated files.

  • You may not loan, share, rent, lease or sell the DATA.

  • You may not transfer any of your rights under this LICENSE.

  • Databanks International may provide you with support services including technical support related to the DATA.

  • Without prejudice to any other rights, Databanks International may terminate this LICENSE if you fail to comply with the terms and conditions of this LICENSE. In such an event, the DATA may no longer be distributed or used.


COPYRIGHT. All title, including but not limited to copyrights, in and to the DATA and any copies thereof are owned by Databanks International. All title and intellectual property rights in and to the content which may be accessed through use of the DATA is the property of the respective content owners and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties. Databanks International reserves all rights not expressly granted.


NO WARRANTIES. Databanks International expressly disclaims any warranty for the DATA.


LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. In no event shall Databanks International be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or any other pecuniary loss) arising out of the use of or inability to use the DATA, even if Databanks International has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some states and jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.


Institution:                                                                                                                 Date:


Signature:                                                                                                                  Title:                                                                                                                                                                  

Single and Three User licensees: please provide names and e-mail addresses of users below.


User 1:                                                                                                  email:

User 2:                                                                                                  email:

User 3:                                                                                                  email:                                                                 

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