License Agreement for the SALSA Corpus for non-commercial use
des Saarlandes, FR 4.7 Computerlinguistik
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confirmes that Licensee is an academic or educational institution.
treebank version 2.0, consists of approximately 24,000
sentences of German newspaper text. The corpus was semantically
annotated with semantic frames and roles in the Berkeley FrameNet
the SALSA (DFG) project, based on the
syntactically annotated TIGER corpus provided by the TIGER project (Potsdam,
Saarbrücken and Stuttgart). Copyright of the SALSA
treebank is to the licenser.
Licenser grants Licensee a non-exclusive license to use the SALSA treebank version 2.0. Licensee agrees
Use of the corpus or use of data derived from the corpus for any commercial purposes requires explicit written agreement of Licenser.
The SALSA treebank and its documentation will be held in confidence by Licensee and will not be disclosed by Licensee to third parties, except for example sentences in scientific publications.
Licensee shall and will employ all necessary precautions to ensure that no persons or institutions other than persons as are in the employ of Licensee or in the same research project as Licensee will get access to the SALSA treebank or parts thereof. Other persons or institutions desiring access to the corpus should be directed to Licenser to obtain separate licence agreements.
This Agreement will take effect from the date of signature and will continue until terminated either by Licensee or Licenser in accordance with Clause 7 below.
Licenser may terminate the agreement forthwith if the Licensee commits any material breach of this agreement or if the copyright holder raises an objection against the terms of the license agreement.
Licensee may terminate this agreement within 30 days of written notice.
On termination howsoever caused, the Licensee shall erase all copies of the SALSA treebank.
This license is granted by Licenser to Licensee free of charge.
This license is granted under the premise that the copyright holder of the raw data accepts the terms of the license agreement. If the copyright holder raises an objection against the terms of the license agreement, lincenser may terminate the agreement and Licensee shall then erase all copies of the SALSA treebank.
The SALSA treebank and its documentation is provided on an ``as is'' basis, with no guarantee of its veracity or accuracy. No liability is accepted for any damage caused by its use.
Licenser hereby informs Licensee that the distributed version of the SALSA treebank is work in progress, and despite that large efforts are spent on removing annotation errors, some of them still remain in the corpus.