The following database producer's special conditions for use of his database(s) apply to your use of the LINSPEC file on STN.
I. General Part
Section 2 to 4 of these conditions apply to all databases offered via STN Karlsruhe as far as no differing regulations are specified under II. Special Part
A customer is an individual or an institution (i.e. a legal body such as a university, public authority, company) for whom online access has been ordered.
3. Search Results:
All rights are reserved.
Search results delivered online or offline are only for internal (own) use of the customer. No written permission of the database producer is required if search results delivered to the customer in computer-readable form are used only for internal purposes of the customer, i.e. printed, processed, modified, or linked with other data (e.g. for creating a database). The customer must observe the copyright of the database producer. Results from searches carried out by the customer on request, or on behalf of individuals or institutions (see under 2.) outside his own institution (third parties) may only be given to them for explicit internal use. The transmitted search results must include the database producer's copyright. For safety purposes, the customer may keep a copy of the results obtained from a search carried out for third parties. The customer must obtain database producer's specific written permission for any further uses of search results obtained for third parties, particularly for the transmission of search results in electronic form or their distribution in hardcopy, e.g. sale, loan, license, or free charge. The customer must do his/her best efforts in preventing a theft or inadvertent illicit dissemination of the records.
4. Warranty and Liability:
The database producers shall use their best efforts to deliver correct information in their databases, however, they do not accept warrenty and liability for completeness, accuracy and timeliness unless set out differently in II. Special Part.
II. Special Part
LINSPEC data may not be duplicated in hard-copy or machine-readable form without written authorisation from the Institution of Electrical Engineers, London, except that limited reproduction of printed output up to twenty-five (25) copies is permitted for distribution within the customer organisation only. Under no circumstances may copies made under this provision be offered for resale.