Social Media Data

Terms and Conditions

Acceptance of Terms of Use
1. By accessing and using the datasets provided in this Website or other Websites owned by the National University of Singapore (NExT-NUS) that are linked from this Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use the datasets.

2. This Website may also provide links to datasets which are available only on payment or under other terms of use. You will be informed of such other terms of use before you access or download such datasets. Your use of such datasets will be subject to those other terms of use.

3. These Terms of Use may change from time to time without notice. Please check the Terms of Use whenever you access or download the datasets for use.

Conditions of Use
4. Subject to these Terms of Use, the National University of Singapore grant you a non-exclusive use of the datasets for the following purposes:

i) copying, distribution or transmission of the datasets for non-commercial research purposes only;
ii) modification or adaptation of the datasets to suit your needs for non-commercial research purposes only;
iii) use of the datasets for applications that you develop for non-commercial research purposes only; or
iv) sharing of the applications that you develop using the datasets for non-commercial research purposes only,
 
5. You must:
i) clearly state in your applications or websites containing the datasets the source of the datasets and the date the datasets were downloaded from this Website;
ii) clearly indicate that any analysis or transformation of data are made by you and shall not be attributed to the National University of Singapore;
iii) clearly state in your applications or websites containing the datasets: "The datasets provided by the National University of Singapore via http://dataset.nextcenter.org are governed by the Terms of Use. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the National University of Singapore are not liable for any damage or loss of any kind caused directly or indirectly by the use of the datasets or any derived analyses or applications."; and
iv) include the same requirements stated in paragraphs i, ii and iii in any sub-licences that you grant, require your sub-licensees to do the same;
v)cease to use the datasets and remove them from your applications or websites upon the request of the National University of Singapore in the event that the datasets are no longer provided on www.jiku.org/datasets.html or of a breach of any of these Terms of Use.

6. You must not use the data for purposes deemed inappropriate and/or misleading to the general public. Such instances include, but are not limited to:

i) presenting the datasets in a misleading or incorrect manner, or misrepresenting the data; or
ii) using the data to promote or support any illegal activities.

6A. The breach of any of these Terms of Use shall result in the cancellation of the licence to use the datasets granted to you under clause 4. These Terms of Use (except for clause 4) shall survive the cancellation of the licence under clause 4.

Disclaimers
7. The datasets are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind. The National University of Singapore does not make any representations or warranties whatsoever and, to the fullest extent permitted by the law, hereby disclaim warranties, whether express, implied or statutory, to you or any third party in relation to the use of the datasets, including but not limited to any warranty as to the accuracy, correctness, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, title, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the datasets.

8. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the National University of Singapore shall not be liable to you or any third party for damage or loss of any kind, including but not limited to direct, indirect, punitive, special or consequential damages, loss of goodwill, loss of business resources, income, revenue or profits, lost or damaged data, or damage to your computer or other property, arising directly or indirectly from your or any third party’s use of, or inability to use, the datasets or the relevant Websites.

9. The National University of Singapore reserves the right at any time, without notice or liability, to remove the datasets from the relevant Websites.
 

Indemnity

10. You agree to fully indemnify the National University of Singapore and to hold the National University of Singapore harmless from any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including but not limited to legal costs) against the National University of Singapore arising directly or indirectly from:

i) your use of the datasets;
ii) your breach of any of these Terms of Use;
iii) your violation of any rights of another; or
iv) any claim made by a third party in connection with the third party’s use of the datasets or any derived analyses or applications which you have provided.

Intellectual Property
10A. You acknowledge and agree that all intellectual property rights subsisting in or used in connection with this Website or the datasets are the property of the National University of Singapore, as the case may be.

10B.You have no authority to enforce any intellectual property rights belonging to the National University of Singapore in respect of the data sets except with the prior written approval of the National University of Singapore.

Governing Law
11.These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore. You irrevocably agree for the exclusive benefit of the National University of Singapore that the Singapore courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute arising from or relating to these Terms of Use, and for such purposes irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the Singapore courts. The National University of Singapore reserve their rights to commence or maintain proceedings for such a dispute in the court of any other country claiming or having jurisdiction in respect thereof and you irrevocably waive any objection you may have to such proceedings being brought in any such court.

Meaning of Terms
12. In these Terms of Use:
"relevant Websites" means this Website or other Websites owned by the National University of Singapore that are linked from this Website;
"use of the datasets" includes accessing, downloading, copying, distribution, transmission, modification and adaptation of the datasets, or any derived analyses or applications, for non-commercial research purposes only.