ScriptSource

Policy

Terms of Use

Content

The current version of this policy is 1.0. Any revisions will be announced and published here.

Preamble

ScriptSource is a service operated by SIL International to serve language communities worldwide. Our postal contact address is ScriptSource, SIL Non-Roman Script Initiative, 7500 West Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas, TX 75236, USA. These Terms of Use apply only to what is provided through the scriptsource.org online service, and not to other services of SIL International.

Using information on ScriptSource

Content on ScriptSource is publicly viewable, except for contributions in draft status or awaiting moderation, and private information as discussed in our Privacy and Data Retention Policy. The purpose of this content is to gather knowledge and resources about scripts, characters and languages in order to stimulate the development of fonts, keyboards and other software needed to support the use of writing systems on computers.

Use of content and software published on ScriptSource is governed by the particular license applied to each separate contribution. You may not reuse content from this site except according to the terms of those licenses. All content remains the property of the original rights holders. Do not assume any rights are granted if they are not clearly indicated. For further details and permissions you must contact the rights holders directly. ScriptSource is not able to provide additional rights or negotiate agreements between users and contributors.

Certain bodies of general content on ScriptSource have been incorporated by permission of the following rights holders and according to their usage guidelines:

ScriptSource does not accept any responsibility for improper use of copyrighted material by its users.

Fair use

 Fair use,  fair dealing and other  limitations and exceptions to copyright differ between countries and legal systems. ScriptSource does not define these uses for content on this web site. You are responsible for knowing the rules and limitations of these within your legal jurisdictions. Generally it is far better to operate within the terms of the individual content licenses than to make any assumptions regarding fair use or fair dealing. ScriptSource does not accept any responsibility for improper use of copyrighted material by its users.

For information on contributing restricted content to ScriptSource under fair use guidelines see our Licensing Policy.

Feedback

We reserve the right to change this policy, but will give adequate notice of changes. You can at any time request that we make your account inactive.

If you have feedback, questions or concerns please use our contact form.

Appendix: Unicode, Inc. Copyright and Permission Notice

Copyright © 1991-2010 Unicode, Inc. All rights reserved. Distributed under the Terms of Use in  http://www.unicode.org/copyright.html.

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of the Unicode data files and any associated documentation (the "Data Files") or Unicode software and any associated documentation (the "Software") to deal in the Data Files or Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, and/or sell copies of the Data Files or Software, and to permit persons to whom the Data Files or Software are furnished to do so, provided that (a) the above copyright notice(s) and this permission notice appear with all copies of the Data Files or Software, (b) both the above copyright notice(s) and this permission notice appear in associated documentation, and (c) there is clear notice in each modified Data File or in the Software as well as in the documentation associated with the Data File(s) or Software that the data or software has been modified.

THE DATA FILES AND SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR HOLDERS INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, OR ANY SPECIAL INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE DATA FILES OR SOFTWARE.

Except as contained in this notice, the name of a copyright holder shall not be used in advertising or otherwise to promote the sale, use or other dealings in these Data Files or Software without prior written authorization of the copyright holder.

Copyright © 2017 SIL International and released under the  Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license (CC-BY-SA) unless noted otherwise. Language data includes information from the  Ethnologue. Script information partially from the  ISO 15924 Registration Authority. Some character data from  The Unicode Standard Character Database and locale data from the  Common Locale Data Repository. Used by permission.