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The entire ISIMIP 2019 website falls under French and European legislation governing copyright and intellectual property. All reproduction rights are reserved, including those applicable to downloadable documents, icons and photographs.
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It is authorised to reproduce text from this website on paper on the condition that the following three conditions are met:

  • The information is distributed free of charge.
  • The entire document or text is reproduced. It must not be modified or altered in any way.
  • The source of information is cited and clearly visible, e.g.: "This document was taken from the ISIMIP 2019 website (www.isimip2019.lsce.ipsl.fr). All reproduction rights are reserved."

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Access and use

Subject to their compliance with the terms and conditions set forth herein, users are granted free access to the data of ISIMIP 2019 for the following purposes and within the limits allowed under applicable law:

(a) reproduction;
(b) distribution;
(c) communication to the public;
(d) adaptation, modification and combination with other data and information;
(e) any combination of points (a) to (d).

Some data as produced by ISIMIP 2019 are restricted according to article 12 of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1159/2013. Access to these restricted data will be granted only to specific users and upon registration.
Where the user communicates to the public or distributes data of ISIMIP 2019, he/she shall explicitly inform the recipients of the source of that data and information, i.e:

"The data was generated using ISIMIP 2019 information"

Where the data of ISIMIP 2019 has been adapted or modified, the user shall provide the following notice:
'The data contains modified ISIMIP 2019 information".

For any other uses, or if any question, please contact us.

Disclaimer and liabilities

Data from ISIMIP 2019 is provided for information purposes only. This means that the data does not constitute in any way a flood warning for which only national/regional institutions are authorized within their region of responsibility.
The information contained in ISIMIP 2019 is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty against infringement of merchantability, integration, satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose. In particular nothing in these terms and conditions should be interpreted as a guarantee that the information contained will be free from errors or omissions, and that such errors or omissions can be rectified. In addition, changes to the data might occur frequently and without prior notice.

CEA / LSCE may not be rendered liable for this content. For any question or request, or to report any anomaly, you can contact:
Director of publication: Elsa CORTIJO
LSCE / CEA Saclay
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91191 Gif sur Yvette CEDEX

By using ISIMIP 2019 information and data the user acknowledges that these conditions are applicable to him/her and that - to the full extent allowed by law - the user renounces to any claims for damages against the European Union and the providers of the data and information thereto. The scope of this waiver encompasses any dispute, including contracts and torts claims that might be filed in court, in arbitration or in any other form of dispute settlement.

Intellectual Property Rights

The user expressly recognises and acknowledges that the use of the data from ISIMIP 2019 shall not confer any intellectual property rights or other proprietary right to the user. No provision herein shall be deemed to affect the ownership and interest of the European Union in said data and the intellectual property thereto which shall remain unaltered. Any independent intellectual property right generated as a result of modifying or adapting the data from ISIMIP 2019 shall be owned by the respective creator(s).

Appropriate conduct

While using the data from ISIMIP 2019 you agree that you are solely responsible for complying with these terms and conditions and with any other obligation that may be applicable under law.

Data privacy

The users' rights on their personal data are protected according to Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 and Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000. Such data will only be used by the European Commission and the providers of the said data and Information for providing services to the user and for statistical as well as evaluation purposes.