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EMEA Terms and Conditions

Last updated on 18 May 2021

The use of (EMEA), any of its networks or related website(s) or any of their pages (collectively the “EMEA Websites”), as well as any EMEA content whether digital, print or in any other medium, is governed by the terms and conditions found on this page (the “Terms and Conditions”). 

By accessing an EMEA Website and/or using any EMEA content, you (hereinafter referred to as “You” or “the User”) acknowledge that You have fully read and understood, and agree to be bound by, these EMEA Terms and Conditions. 

You also acknowledge that You have fully read and understood the EMEA Privacy Policy and agree to its terms. These Terms and Conditions, as well as the EMEA Privacy Policy, may be updated from time to time at the discretion of the EMEA and it is the User’s responsibility to periodically review and take into account any changes.

The EMEA encourages the use of its data, publications and multimedia products (sound, image, software, etc.), collectively, the “Material”. Unless otherwise stated, the Material is the intellectual property of the EMEA and protected by copyright or other similar rights. Some content in the Material may be owned by third parties. The User is responsible for verifying whether this is the case and, if so, securing the appropriate permissions from these third parties before using such content.


No Association

The User may neither represent nor imply that the EMEA has participated in, approved, endorsed or otherwise supported their use or reproduction of the Material. The User may not claim any affiliation with the EMEA. For information about use of the EMEA name, acronym and logo, please see below 

Reproduction and translation of the material   

The reproduction and translation of the Material is authorized for non-commercial purposes within established limits. Any reproduction and translation must be notified to the EMEA by email and properly acknowledged by making a reference to EMEA Material. 

Note:  The EMEA does not allow posting of PDF files of its Material on any Internet sites (that are not linked to EMEA), but You are welcome to link to the Material and, whenever the “read” version is available, to share and embed it, in whole or in part, without the need to request permission from the EMEA.


The EMEA makes data (the “Data”) available for use and consultation by the public.  Data may be subject to restrictions beyond the scope of these Terms and Conditions, because specific terms apply to those Data. It is the User’s responsibility to verify, either directly in the metadata or, if available, referring to the “source” tab, whether the Data is fully or partially owned by third parties and/or whether additional restrictions may apply, and to contact the owner of the Data before incorporating it in your work in order to secure the necessary permissions. The EMEA in no way represents or warrants that it owns or controls all rights in all Data, and the EMEA will not be liable to any User for any claims brought against the User by third parties in connection with the use of any Data.

Permitted use

Except where additional restrictions apply as stated above, You can extract from, download, copy, adapt, print, distribute, share and embed Data for any purpose, but not for commercial use. You must give appropriate credit to the EMEA by using the citation associated with the relevant Data, or, if no specific citation is available, You must cite the source information using the following format: EMEA (year), (dataset name),(data source) DOI or URL (accessed on (date)). When sharing or licensing work created using the Data, You agree to include the same acknowledgment requirement in any sub-licenses that You grant, along with the requirement that any further sub-licensees do the same.

Availability of Data

The availability of the Data is contingent upon the availability of the EMEA’s corresponding resources, whose capacity is subject to change at any time. The EMEA may monitor your use of the Data and reserves the right, at its sole discretion and without limitation, to modify the amount of Data You may request in a single query, to modify the number of queries You may make over a specified time, to remove certain Data and to alter the file formats in which Data are available.


In order to promote its work, the EMEA encourages You to include hyperlinks to the EMEA Websites without having to ask prior permission, under the following conditions:

These hyperlinks must not:

  • infringe the EMEA’s rights, in particular relating to its name, logo, acronym and intellectual property rights;
  • be used for the promotion of an organisation or company, or of any commercial products or services.


  • if You link to an EMEA Website, You must refrain from creating frames, or using other visual altering tools, around the  EMEA Website;
  • once a link to an EMEA Website has been created, it should be tested to ensure that it works and meets the above conditions. We would then appreciate being notified via 

If you have further questions about linking to the EMEA Websites, email 


Linking and referring to the EMEA

The EMEA encourages You to use its logo and images when linking or referring to the EMEA. To receive graphic files and a user’s guide, send your request to 

All reproductions of the EMEA logo and images must respect the current rules for use and the EMEA’s identity. Only the most recent version of the EMEA logo should be used.

EMEA logo for authorship and endorsement

As stated in Section I above, You may not claim any affiliation with the EMEA. If You wish to use the EMEA name, acronym, logo or other identifying symbol in a way that implies endorsement, partnership or authorship, You must obtain our written permission and agreement on how the name, acronym, logo or other identifying symbol will be used. Send your request to 

If permission is granted, it is only granted for the specific usage referred to in EMEA’s reply; each additional use requires a new request.


The EMEA makes every effort to ensure, but does not guarantee, the accuracy or completeness of the Material (including the Data). If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.

The EMEA may add, change, improve, or update the Material without notice. The EMEA reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue all or part of the EMEA Websites and/or any Material. 

Under no circumstances shall the EMEA be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense suffered which is claimed to result from use of the EMEA Websites or the Material, including without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay. In particular, and without limitation, the EMEA disclaims all guarantees as to the compatibility of the EMEA Websites with any hardware, operating system, web browser, or other means of accessing the EMEA Websites. Use of the Material or any EMEA Website or any component thereof (including the Data) is at the User’s sole risk.


None of the above clauses shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of the privileges and immunities of the EMEA or of any related body or entity, which are specifically reserved.