Emissions Reduction Alberta


Emissions Reduction Alberta – Open Data Licence

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  2. ERA grants you a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive licence to use the Information, including for commercial purposes, subject to the terms below.
  3. This licence’s terms are important. If you fail to comply with any of them, the rights granted to you under this licence will end automatically.

Acceptable use

  1. You may copy, modify, publish, translate, adapt, distribute, or otherwise use the Information in any medium, mode, or format for any lawful purpose.

Source Attribution

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  1. This licence does not grant you any right to use:
    1. personal information (as defined in Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act);
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    3. ERA’s names, logos, or other trademarks;
    4. Information subject to other intellectual property rights, including patents and trademarks.


  1. This licence does not grant you any right to use the Information in a way that suggests any official status or that ERA endorses you or your use of the Information. You must not attribute to ERA any results, information, or data derived from the use, interpretation, or analysis of the Information. If you must reference your use of the Information, include the following statement: All analysis, inferences, opinions, and conclusions drawn in this [_________________] are those of the authors, and do not reflect ERA’s opinions, position, or policies.

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Governing Law

  1. This licence is governed by the laws of Alberta and the applicable laws of Canada. Legal proceedings related to this licence may only be brought in the Alberta courts.


  1. In this licence: “ERA” means Emissions Reduction Alberta [and its affiliates]. “Information” means information resources that are expressly offered for use under this Licence’s terms or reference this licence. “You” means the natural or legal person, or body of persons corporate or incorporate, acquiring rights under this licence.


  1. This is version 1.0 of the ERA Open Data Licence. ERA change this licence’s terms from time to time. Your use of the Information will be governed by the terms of the licence in force as of the date you accessed the Information.