Licenses

We recommended giving a license to public resources in SEEK to clarify under what terms they may be used.

This short video gives a good introduction of the benefits of licensing your data:

The following licenses are recommended by Open Knowledge due to their compatibility with other licenses and widespread use. See http://opendefinition.org/licenses/ for more information.

LicenseURL
CC0 1.0https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 4.0https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/
Open Data Commons Attribution License 1.0http://www.opendefinition.org/licenses/odc-by
Open Data Commons Open Database License 1.0http://www.opendefinition.org/licenses/odc-odbl
Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence 1.0http://www.opendefinition.org/licenses/odc-pddl

Other

These additional licenses are also available to be used in SEEK.

LicenseURL
Academic Free License 3.0http://www.opensource.org/licenses/AFL-3.0
Against DRMhttp://www.opendefinition.org/licenses/against-drm
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Design Science Licensehttp://www.opendefinition.org/licenses/dsl
Free Art License 1.3http://www.opendefinition.org/licenses/fal
GNU Free Documentation License 1.3 with no cover texts and no invariant sectionshttp://www.opendefinition.org/licenses/gfdl
Higher Education Statistics Agency Copyright with data.gov.uk rightshttp://www.hesa.ac.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2619&Itemid=209
Local Authority Copyright with data.gov.uk rights
MirOS Licencehttp://www.opensource.org/licenses/MirOS
Non-Profit Open Software License 3.0http://www.opensource.org/licenses/NPOSL-3.0
Open Government Licence 1.0 (United Kingdom)http://reference.data.gov.uk/id/open-government-licence
Open Government Licence 2.0 (United Kingdom)https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/2/
Open Government Licence 3.0 (United Kingdom)https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/
Open Government License 2.0 (Canada)http://data.gc.ca/eng/open-government-licence-canada
Open Software License 3.0http://www.opensource.org/licenses/OSL-3.0
Statistics Canada: Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) - Model Data Use Licencehttp://data.library.ubc.ca/datalib/geographic/DMTI/license.html
Talis Community Licensehttp://www.opendefinition.org/licenses/tcl
UK Click Use PSI
UK Crown Copyright with data.gov.uk rights
UK PSI Public Sector Informationhttp://www.opendefinition.org/licenses/ukpsi