Open Data Usage Policy
What is open data?
'Open data' refers to thedata offered to all users of GAZT electronic portal, aims to enhanceparticipation and raise the level of knowledge. All users have to be aware ofthe policy of using such data and the related updating, and all the open dataavailable on the e-portal is strictly for awareness purposes.
OPEN DATA USERS:
GAZT makes it availablefor all e-portal users to access open data. They may use such data at their ownpersonal responsibility. Furthermore, it is a right guaranteed to all usersfree of charge.
Open Data Users' Responsibility:
Open data users shall beresponsible for re-using the data available at the GAZT e-Portal, provided thatre-using of such data must not result in any errors related to the content ofdata, its source and history.
GAZT shall not be held responsible for any damage or misuse experienced by others as a result of using such data available on its e-Portal. Nor shall GAZT guarantee the continuity of such data or part of it. Moreover, the Ministry shall not be held responsible towards the users of this data, and whatever damage or loss that might incur on them, as a result of re-using such data.
Terms of Reusing the Data:
- The user must notdistort the data or its source.
- The data must not be used for political purposes, or to support illegal or criminal activity, or to be used in racist or discriminatory expressions, or in bringing about negative influence in culture or equality, or in provoking any behavior that is illegal or contrary to the customs and traditions of the Kingdom.
- When using such data, its source should be mentioned (GAZT e-Portal).
- The source of the reused data must be referred to, by adding the link of GAZT e-Portal, so as to maintain the intellectual property of the data, as well as the credibility and validity of its source.