Deposit licence - Summary

Deposit Licence - Summary - University of Auckland Research Repository, ResearchSpace


Summary of Deposit Licence for the University of Auckland Research Repository, ResearchSpace.

Work deposited and stored in the University Research Repository is restricted to Research Outputs created by members of the University of Auckland, including journal articles, conference papers, research/technical reports, or other research materials as well as theses. Any one of these works are referred to as the "Work" in the rest of this licence summary.

Your rights and conditions of deposit

By depositing the Work in the University of Auckland Research Repository, ResearchSpace, I grant the University of Auckland a non-exclusive licence to copy, translate to any medium or format (for the purpose of preservation or migration), and/or communicate the Work (including the abstract) worldwide in electronic format in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Full Deposit Licence and the University's Intellectual Property Created by Staff and Students Policy.

In granting the licence I understand that:

  1. I am free to publish the Work in its present version or future versions elsewhere, and no ownership is assumed by the University of Auckland Library when storing a digital copy of the Work;
  2. If copyright has already been assigned to a publisher, ResearchSpace Administrators will only communicate or make available the Work in accordance with the publisher's copyright conditions;
  3. Once the Work is uploaded to ResearchSpace a citation will always remain visible although as the copyright owner, or with the express authorisation of the copyright owner, I will retain the right to update it;
  4. ResearchSpace Administrators may keep more than one copy of the Work for purposes of security, back-up and preservation;
  5. I may request that the Work be removed from ResearchSpace and that this process may take up to five working days;
  6. The University of Auckland Library may remove the Work from ResearchSpace without notice for professional, legal or administrative reasons.

I agree as follows:

  1. I have the authority to make this agreement as copyright owner, or with the express authorisation of the copyright owner, and hereby give the University of Auckland Library's ResearchSpace Administrators the right to make the Work available in the way described above.
  2. The Work does not breach the privacy of any third party or either:
    • (a) the Work does not contain any confidential, defamatory, offensive or unlawful matter, or
    • (b) the Work contains confidential material. I have made arrangements to have the Work or parts of the Work embargoed until such time as the material is no longer confidential. 
  3. All content has been properly acknowledged, and either:
    • (a) the Work does not infringe the copyright of any other person, or
    • (b) I have obtained written permission to use any other person's copyright material and, if the Work is unpublished, attach copies of each permission.
  4. ResearchSpace Administrators are under no obligation to defend or take legal action on my behalf, or on behalf of any other rights holder(s) if the Work breaches intellectual property rights, or is otherwise subject to legal dispute.
  5. If the Work is based upon work that has been sponsored or funded by an entity other than the University of Auckland, I represent that I have fulfilled any right of review or other obligation required of me under the contract or agreement with that entity and that the use of the Work as set out in this licence does not infringe the intellectual property rights of the entity.
  6. I have read and agree to be bound by the Full Deposit Licence terms and conditions.

Based on OAK Law Sample Repository Deposit Licence for Publications

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial Licence - Creative Commons License

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