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I, Licensee, hereby confirm that I understand and agree on all of the following terms and restrictions regarding the data/information in the CPM LCA Database, developed within the Swedish Life Cycle Center consortium (former CPM), hosted by Chalmers tekniska högskola AB org SE-556479-5598, hereinafter referred to as the “Licensor”.


Other use than the use permitted under this license or allowed under mandatory law is expressly prohibited. By exercising the right that the Licensee receives to the information/data under this license the Licensee accepts to be bound by all conditions as set out below. If the Licensee does not accept all conditions the Licensee shall not have the right to use the information/data.

1. The conditions of this license shall in no way limit the rights under any copyright law or other applicable laws. The moral rights of the copyright holders shall not be affected by the conditions of this license.

2. The Licensee shall have a global, royalty free, non-exclusive, eternal (for the time of the intellectual property right under applicable laws) license to exercise the following rights:

b. to spread copies of the information/data or in other ways make the work available to the public

The above rights are granted in all current and future media and formats.

3. a) The permitted use as set out above only applies if the following limitations are followed:

- The Licensee shall ensure that all applications based on the information/data that originates from the Database acknowledge “CPM LCA Database, the Swedish Life Cycle Center” as the source. Applications include, but are not limited to, publications or further distribution of CPM LCA database data in other databases.

- The conditions of this license may not be changed.

b) If Licensee aims to redistribute information/data in a systematic way, the Swedish Life Cycle Center Technical Secretariat needs to be informed at a minimum of three months prior to redistribution.

4. Except as expressly set out in this license or required under mandatory law the information /data is provided “as is”, without any guarantees whatsoever, neither explicit nor implied, including property damages, loss of production, loss of profit, loss of or damage according to intellectual (incorporeal) property law, loss through infringement, pure financial loss and non-economic loss as a consequence of use of information/data. For the avoidance of doubt no guarantees are given regarding the content or the correctness of the information/data provided.

5. The Licensee may request that the Licensor considers assisting the Licensee with limited support subject to section 10 below. If such support is provided by the Licensor, the delivered information/data will still be considered to be provided “as is” subject to section 4 above.

6. This license and the rights provided by such license will automatically and immediately terminate if the Licensee breaches any of the conditions of this license.

7. This license may be terminated by the Licensor without cause by three months written notice. The Licensor may in such case cause the Licensee to delete all the received data.

8. Sections 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 shall survive the termination of this license.

9. It is in the absolute discretion of the Licensor to provide support to the Licensee in relation to this license. Such support may be subject to charges.

10. Every time the Licensee uses the information/data under 2 above, the Licensor offers the Licensee of the information/data the same license to the information/data as the Licensee has received and follows from the conditions set out in this agreement.

11. Every time the Licensee spreads or makes the information/data available to the public, the Licensor offers the receiver of the original information/data the same license to the information/data that the Licensee has received and follows from the conditions set out in this agreement.

12. If any provision of these conditions is held to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable in whole or in part the validity of the other provisions of these conditions and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected.

13. Any waiver by either party of a breach of any provisions of this Agreement shall not be considered as a waiver unless in writing.

14. This license shall constitute the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes any previous agreement between the parties.

15. This license agreement is governed by the laws of Sweden and any dispute shall be settled in the competent Swedish court.

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