Terms and Conditions for Data Use

By downloading these Materials, I agree to the following:

  1. I will use the Materials only for academic or scientific purposes.
  2. I will not use the Materials to
    1. obtain information that could directly or indirectly identify subjects.
    2. produce links among the Distributor's datasets or among the Distributor's data and other datasets that could identify individuals or organizations.
    3. obtain information about, or further contact with, subjects known to me except where the use and/or release of such identifying information has no potential for constituting an unwarranted invasion of privacy and/or breach of confidentiality.
  3. I agree not to download any Materials where prohibited by applicable law.
  4. I agree not to use the Materials in any way prohibited by applicable law.
  5. I understand that although data sets may include documentation or codebooks that describe the instruments used to collect the data, these instruments are separately copyrighted, and access to the data set does not provide any license or rights to administer the instruments or reverse-engineer the instruments.
  6. I agree that any books, articles, conference papers, theses, dissertations, reports, or other publications that I create which employ data will reference the bibliographic citation accompanying this data and acknowledge the assistance of APPD LEARN in obtaining the data. These citations include the data authors, data identifier, and other information in accordance with the Recommended Standard (http://thedata.org/citation/standard) for social science data. I further agree to inform APPD LEARN about any such publications or presentations, and, subject to any copyright assignment or embargo agreements required by the publisher, to provide copies of publications or accepted-for-publication manuscripts to be archived alongside the data.
  7. The distributor makes no warranties, express or implied, by operation of Law or otherwise, regarding or relating to the dataset. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless APPD, APPD LEARN, and its officers, volunteers, agents, and employees for any claims arising out of my research using data provided through APPD LEARN.