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Discogs Data License

The Discogs Database is a compilation of many different users' contributions. Discogs owns the copyright to the compilation of the different contributions, manages it on behalf of the Discogs community, and makes the Discogs Database available to you to use under the following license agreement terms and conditions ("Discogs Data License").

For purposes of this Discogs Data License, "Discogs" means only the Discogs Database currently hosted at http://www.discogs.com, and does not include any other versions, even if referred to as "Discogs Database", that may be hosted by Discogs on other web pages.

  1. Share. Discogs grants you a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce and distribute the Discogs Data, subject to all of the terms and conditions of this Discogs Data License. Due to the nature of the content of the Discogs Database, many third parties' trade names and trademarks will be identified within the content of the Discogs Database (e.g., as part of URLs, artist and label names, etc). Except for the limited license to use the Discogs attribution in Section 2 below, nothing herein shall be deemed to grant you any license to use any Discogs or third party trademark or trade name.

  2. Attribution Requirement. As a material condition of this Discogs Data License, you must provide the below applicable attribution statements on (1) all copies of the Discogs Database, in whole or in part, which are either distributed (internally or otherwise) or published (made available on the Internet and/or internally over any internal network or intranet or otherwise), whether distributed or published electronically, on hard copy media or by any other means, and (2) on any program or web page from which you directly link to or access any information contained within the Discogs Database, in whole or in part:

    • If the Discogs Database in whole or in part is made available via the Internet or internal network/intranet and/or information contained therein is directly accessed or linked via the Internet or internal network/intranet then you must provide the attribution statement as described in the page(s) at the URL(s):http://www.discogs.com/help/attribution.

    • If the Discogs Database in whole or in part is made available on any hard copy media (e.g. CD-ROM, diskette), you must place on the packaging a notice providing Discogs attribution as described in the page(s) at the URL(s): http://www.discogs.com/help/attribution.

    • If there is no "packaging", the previous attribution notice should be placed conspicuously such that it would be reasonably viewed by the recipient of the Discogs Database.

      Discogs grants you the non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use the above identified Discogs attribution statements solely for the purpose of the above attribution requirements, and such use must be in accordance with the usage guidelines that may be published by Discogs from time to time as part of the above URLs


  3. No Derivatives. You may not alter, transform, or build upon the Discogs Database. Any additions or modifications that the licensee desires must be made to the Discogs Database at the Discogs website, http://www.discogs.com. After additions or changes have been made there, licensee should then download a new copy of the Discogs Database, in whole or in part, for their continued use.

  4. Right To Identify Licensee. You agree that Discogs has the right to publicly identify you as a user/licensee of the Discogs Database.

  5. Errors and Changes. From time to time Discogs may elect to post on this page certain specific changes to the Discogs Database and/or above attribution statements, which changes may be to correct errors and/or remove content alleged to be improperly in the Discogs Database. So long as you are exercising the license to Discogs hereunder, you agree to use commercially reasonable efforts to check the page(s) at this url from time to time, and to use commercially reasonable efforts to make the changes/corrections/deletion of content from the Discogs Database and/or attribution statements as may be indicated at such URL. Any changes to the Discogs Database content posted at the page(s) at the url http://www.discogs.com/help/license.html are part of Discogs.

  6. No Warranty - Use At Your Risk. THE DISCOGS DATABASE AND ANY DISCOGS TRADEMARKS AND LOGOS CONTAINED WITH THE REQUIRED ATTRIBUTION STATEMENTS ARE MADE AVAILABLE UNDER THIS DISCOGS DATA LICENSE AT NO CHARGE. ACCORDINGLY, THE DISCOGS TRADEMARKS AND LOGOS ARE PROVIDED `AS IS,' WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES THAT THEY ARE MERCHANTABLE, FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGING. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE, DISTRIBUTION, REPRODUCTION AND PUBLICATION OF THE DISCOGS DATABASE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO YOUR DISCOGS DATABASE USE IS BORNE BY YOU. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD DISCOGS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIMS ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR DISCOGS DATABASE USE.

  7. Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL DISCOGS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES, OR THE DISCOGS DATABASE CONTRIBUTING USERS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL OR ANY AND ALL OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ANY CLAIM IS BASED UPON ANY CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, RELATING OR ARISING FROM THE DISCOGS DATABASE, YOUR DISCOGS DATABASE USE OR THIS DISCOGS DATA LICENSE AGREEMENT.

  8. Oregon Law. This Discogs Data License will be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon, excluding its conflict of law provisions.

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