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Databanks International Subscription License Agreement

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

When completed and signed, please return this document via e-mail.


This License Agreement ("LICENSE") is a non-transferable legal agreement between you and Databanks International for the licensed product identified above (“DATA”) which includes data, associated files and documentation.

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:

  • Access to the DATA via IP address range for 12 months from date of access or renewal, without restriction to concurrent use.

  • Use of the DATA by those currently enrolled or associated with the licensee institution. Users may not use the DATA or take it with them for use by other institutions or persons when they are no longer associated with the institution.  Walk-in library patrons not associated with the university may use the DATA within library rooms during the library’s opening hours, but may not gain remote access.

  • Permitted uses include:

    • Make such local copies of the DATA as may be required for the purpose of using the DATA  in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Licence Agreement;

    • Incorporate Parts of the DATA  in printed or electronic form in assignments and portfolios, theses, dissertations and academic publications. Each item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source. If the results of an academic publication are based on the DATA , the DATA  may be deposited in perpetuity on servers operated by the LIBRARY. Access to the deposited DATA  shall be limited to researchers who wish to verify the results of the original academic publication;

    • Publicly display or publicly perform Parts of the DATA  as part of a presentation at a seminar, conference, or workshop, or other such similar activity.



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

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

  • Support Services. Databanks International may provide you and your users with support services including technical support related to the DATA.

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

  • Termination. 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 accessed.


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.


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