School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

The New Zealand Component of the International Corpus of English (ICE-NZ)

Please read the following agreement, fill in the details requested and return to:

Corpus Manager
Archive of New Zealand English
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
PO Box 600
Wellington
New Zealand
Email: corpus-manager@vuw.ac.nz

Licence Agreement

In the following, "ICE-NZ" refers to "The New Zealand Component of the International Corpus of English". The Licensee is the purchaser of the Corpus and agrees to abide by this licence agreement. By placing the CD in the CD-ROM drive of their computer, the Licensee is agreeing to the terms of this licence. "The User" refers to every individual granted access to the Corpus by the terms of the particular licence purchased.

General terms and conditions

The Corpus must be used for non-profit linguistic research purposes only. The licence cannot be transferred, lent, or re-sold.

The Corpus may be fully installed onto the User's computer, by copying the relevant files from the CD supplied onto the computer's hard disk, providing that this does not infringe copyright and the terms of the licence. The User is not entitled to make copies of the Corpus on other computers in breach of the licence, nor to allow unlicensed users to have access to the Corpus on the User's computer. The Corpus is supplied "as-is" with no express guarantee as to its suitability.

Copyright in all ICE-NZ Texts is retained by the original copyright holders.

The Licensee agrees not to reproduce or redistribute the ICE-NZ Texts or to use all or any part of the ICE-NZ Texts in any commercial product or service.

Publications based on the ICE-NZ Corpus may include citations from ICE-NZ Texts only in a way which would be permitted under the fair dealings provision of copyright law.

No part of the ICE-NZ Corpus may be distributed to a third party. A copy of the ICE-NZ Corpus may be made for backup purposes.

All publications based on the ICE-NZ Corpus must give credit to the ICE-NZ Corpus and to the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

The Licensee agrees to cooperate in any future enquiries made by the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington concerning the use of the ICE-NZ Corpus.

Licencing terms

There are three types of licence, as outlined below.

Individual Licence

The Licensee in the following definition is an individual user. The Licensee is allowed to make one copy of the Corpus and Software on one computer. The licence entitles the Licensee to make personal use of ICE-NZ. The general terms and conditions apply.

Institutional (single-copy) Licence

The Licensee in the following definition is an educational institution, college, or department within a college. The Licensee is allowed to make one copy of the Corpus on one computer within the institution. The licence entitles all members of the institution to make use of the Corpus on that computer. It is the responsibility of the Licensee to ensure that members of their research group understand the conditions imposed by this Licence. Note that this licence does not entitle the Licensee to make ICE-NZ available over a network to other users within the institution. The general terms and conditions apply.

Institutional (multiple-copy) Network Licence

The Licensee in the following definition is an educational institution, college, or department within a college. The Licensee is allowed to make any number of copies of ICE-NZ on computers within the institution. The licence entitles all staff and students of the institution to make use of ICE-NZ on these computers. It is the responsibility of the Licensee to ensure that members of their institution understand the conditions imposed by this licence. The Licensee can also install ICE-NZ on a network, providing that it cannot be accessed from outside the institution. The licence does not entitle the Licensee to include ICE-NZ in a public-access internet site. The general terms and conditions apply.

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Although not part of this contract, it would be appreciated if a copy of any publication(s) resulting from research based on ICE-NZ could be sent to the Manager, ICE-NZ, School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND.

Please circle the type of licence required:

Individual

Institution (single-copy)

Institution (multiple-copy)