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Licence for data re-use

The datasets provided by Open Data Bizkaia are made available according to the terms of the licence Creative Commons (CC-BY 4.0).

Furthermore, pursuant to article 8 of Spain’s Law 37/2007, the re-use of the information contained in the datasets is subject to the following general conditions:

  • the information’s content must not be altered.
  • the information’s meaning must not be distorted.
  • the information’s meaning must not be distorted.
  • the date of the latest update is to be provided.

In addition, the Provincial Council and other Public Administrations in Bizkaia, which together form Open Data Bizkaia, reserve the right to jointly disclose data under other specific conditions of re-use, such as the possibility of collecting the payment of fees, pursuant to the provisions of article 7 of Spain’s Law 37/2007, with a view to covering the costs incurred through the gathering, production, reproduction and dissemination of the datasets.

It should also be noted that certain kinds of information are governed by their own specific legislation; such is the case, for example, of geographic information and urban planning data, among others.

Licence on the portal’s content

The news and content posted on the Open Data Bizkaia Portal may be re-used or redistributed according to the free cultural works licence Creative Commons - Attribution (CC-BY 4.0). This does not extend to graphic content such as images, icons and logos.

Guarantee and responsibility for datasets

In spite of the efforts made to suitably manage the datasets, the Provincial Council and other Public Administrations in Bizkaia provide the available datasets as they feature in their files, and cannot guarantee their integrity, updating, accuracy or continuous access, and do not therefore accept any liability in this regard.

In addition, they cannot be held responsible for any direct or indirect losses or damages, including those of a financial or tangible nature or involving data, which are or may be caused by the use of the datasets.

Open Data Bizkaia may at any time add, remove or alter the datasets posted or these conditions of use.

Re-user responsibility

The datasets shall be used by re-users at their own risk and on their own account, with them being solely liable to third parties for any losses or damages their use may entail.

Re-users are subject to Spain’s Law 37/2007, of 16 November, on the re-use of public sector information, especially regarding its penalty system, as well as to all regulations on the use of information, such as Spain’s Organic Law 15/1999, on personal data protection, and Royal Legislative Decree 1/1996, of 12 April, approving the revised text of the law on intellectual property.

Other legal restrictions

No re-use may be made of any datasets for whatsoever illicit purposes that may compromise the principles of individuals, entities or the business of public administration.