Terms of Use

V. 1.0 (2020.11.06)

OLSO service ("OLOS") is offered by the DLCM Project as part of its mission to make available the results of research work from Swiss Higher Education and Research Institutions.

Use of OLOS, both the uploading and downloading of data, denotes agreement with the following terms:

  • OLOS is an open dissemination research data repository for the preservation and making available of research, educational and informational content. Access to OLOS content is open to all.

  • Content may be uploaded free of charge in 2020.

  • The uploader is exclusively responsible for the content that they upload to OLOS and shall indemnify and hold the DLCM Project free and harmless in connection with their use of the service. The uploader shall ensure that their content is suitable for open dissemination, and that it complies with these terms and applicable laws, including, but not limited to, privacy, data protection and intellectual property rights. In addition, where data that was originally sensitive personal data is being uploaded for open dissemination through OLOS, the uploader shall ensure that such data is either anonymized to an appropriate degree or fully consent cleared.

  • Access to OLOS, and all content, is provided on an “as-is” basis. Users of content (“Users”) shall respect applicable license conditions. Download and use of content from OLOS does not transfer any intellectual property rights in the content to the User.

  • Users are exclusively responsible for their use of content, and shall indemnify and hold the DLCM Project free and harmless in connection with their download and/or use.

  • The DLCM Project reserves the right, without notice, at its sole discretion and without liability, (i) to alter, delete or block access to content that it deems to be inappropriate or insufficiently protected, and (ii) to restrict or remove User access where it considers that use of OLOS interferes with its operations or violates these Terms of Use or applicable laws.

  • Unless specified otherwise, OLOS metadata is freely reusable under the CC0 waiver.

  • These Terms of Use are subject to change by the DLCM Project at any time and without notice, other than through posting the updated Terms of Use on the OLOS website.

If you have any questions or comments with respect to OLOS, or if you are unsure whether your intended use is in line with these Terms of Use, or if you seek permission for a use that does not fall within these Terms of Use, please contact us.