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Terms and Conditions

Tems and conditions

The  Co2 Human Emissions (CHE) project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 776186.

CHE is a new initiative to explore the development of a European system to monitor human activity related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions across the world. Such capacity is vital to support Europe’s leading role in worldwide action to address climate change.

Access and use:

Subject to their compliance with the terms and conditions set forth herein, users are granted free access to the data of CHE for the following purposes and within the limits allowed under applicable law:

  • (a) reproduction;
  • (b) distribution;
  • (c) communication to the public;
  • (d) adaptation, modification and combination with other data and information;
  • (e) any combination of points (a) to (d).

Some data as produced by CHE is restricted according to article 12 of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1159/2013. Access to this restricted data will be granted only to specific users and upon registration.
Where the user communicates to the public or distributes data of CHE, he/she shall inform the recipients of the source of that data and information by using the following or similar notice:
'Generated using  CO2 Human Emissions Project information [Year]'
Where the data of CHE has been adapted or modified, the user shall provide the
following or similar notice:
'Contains modified  CO2 Human Emissions Project information [Year]'

Disclaimer and liabilities:

Data from CHE is provided for information purposes only. This means that the data does not constitute in any way a flood warning for which only national/regional institutions are authorized within their region of responsibility.
The information contained in CHE is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty against infringement of merchantability, integration, satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose. In particular nothing in these terms and conditions should be interpreted as a guarantee that the information contained will be free from errors or omissions, and that such errors or omissions can be rectified. In addition, changes to the data might occur frequently and without prior notice.
By using CHE information and data the user acknowledges that these conditions are applicable to him/her and that - to the full extent allowed by law - the user renounces to any claims for damages against the European Union and the providers of the data and information thereto. The scope of this waiver encompasses any dispute, including contracts and torts claims that might be filed in court, in arbitration or in any other form of dispute settlement.

Intellectual Property Rights

The user expressly recognises and acknowledges that the use of the data from CHE shall not confer any intellectual property rights or other proprietary right to the user. No provision herein shall be deemed to affect the ownership and interest of the European Union in said data and the intellectual property thereto which shall remain unaltered. Any independent intellectual property right generated as a result of modifying or adapting the data from CHE shall be owned by the respective creator(s).

Access to third party information:

These terms and conditions only cover data and information from CHE. Access to information from third parties to which the user is directed through this portal may be subject to different license terms.

Appropriate conduct:

While using the data from CHE you agree that you are solely responsible for complying with these terms and conditions and with any other obligation that may be applicable under law.

Data privacy:

The users' rights on their personal data are protected according to Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 and Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000. Such data will only be used by the European Commission and the providers of the said data and Information for providing services to the user and for statistical as well as evaluation purposes.