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Government of India
Department of Space
Indian Space Research Organization
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
DEHRADUN, INDIA


Terms of uses and Citation Policy for Original Digital Data

1. IIRS/ISRO grants only single user license for the use of DOS-DBT Biodiversity datasets (Satellite data, Vegetation type, Fragmentation, Disturbance Index and Biological Richness) downloaded from this web portal (http://bis.iirs.gov.in or www.bisindia.org) , after appropriate registration in the portal.
2. IIRS grants the user a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license with the following terms and conditions:
  • User can download and install the product in his/her premises (including on an internal computer network) with the express exclusion of the internet based hosting;
  • User can make copies of the product (for installation and back-up purposes);
  • User can use the product for his/her own internal needs and application;
  • User can make the product and/or any Value Added Product as per their requirement use on behalf of the user;
  • User can print and distribute or post the data of (1kx1k size) on an internet site (visualization purpose only), but with no possibility of downloading of original product, in each case with an appropriate credit conspicuously displayed as per IIRS/ISRO citation policy;
  • The user shall indemnify IIRS for any loss; claims and conclusions drawn out of the direct use of the data or value added product generated using the data/services by them or by any other third party. IIRS disowns liability for issues that might emerge due to use of data for any commercial and/or legal purposes;
  • The data and web services (Cot ’s map services/OGC WMS) shall remain exclusive property of IIRS, ISRO. All the copyright lies with IIRS/ISRO for data and web services.
  • User must invariably acknowledge the data and web service source and use. The source of the data and service source and use. The source of the data and service will be cited as "Name of the Data", Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO, Government of India, Dehradun, India.
3. Users are encouraged to provide their feedback on data and its uses through online or e-mail to BIS database administrator (bisadmin@iirs.gov.in ).

Terms of uses and Citation Policy for Web Services
1. IIRS/ISRO grants only single user license for the use of BIS - Biodiversity Services from this web portal without requiring specific permission.
2.IIRS grants the user a limited, non-exclusive, nontransferable license with the following terms and conditions:
  • User can use the services subjected to it is being reproduced accurately and not being used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context;
  • User can use the services for his/her own internal needs and application (including on an internal computer network);
  • User can use the services to produce value added services and/ or derivative works;
  • User can make the services and/ or any value added services as per their requirement use on the behalf of the user;
  • The user shall indemnify NRSC for any loss; claims and conclusions drawn out of the direct use of the data or value added services generated using the data/ service by them or by any other third party. IIRS disowns liability for issues that might emerge due to its use of data for any commercial and/or legal purposes;
  • The permission to reproduce this material does not extend to any material on this site, which is explicitly identified as being the copyright of the third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.
  • The data and web service shall remain exclusive property of IIRS, ISRO. All the copyright lies with IIRS/ISRO for data and web services.
  • Users must invariably acknowledge the data and web service source and use.
3. Users are encouraged to provide their feedback on services and its uses through online or email to BIS database administrator (bisadmin@iirs.gov.in ).

Hyperlink policy:

There is no need for permission for linking directly to the information that is hosted on our website until unless otherwise specified. However, we would expect a communication from your side to inform us about any links provided to our site.

Privacy policy:

1. We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you (for example, to respond to your queries). If you choose to provide us with personal information like filling out a feedback form with an email address or postal address, and submitting it to us through the website , we use the information to respond to your message and to help you get the information you have requested.
2. All users are hereby notified that, this website is enabled to automatically acquire following technical information, about the registered user and store them as part of secured website management.
  • User IP address;
  • Internet domain from which service is accessed;
  • The type of web browsers, operating system, date & time of web access, user name (if applicable) and name of the files and services accessed;
3. This information is only used to help us to make the site more useful for the visitor/user. With this we will learn about the number of visitors to our website and types of technologies visitor use.

Acknowledgement:

Uses of data in any form are to be duly acknowledged as shown below:

I/We have used the Biodiversity Database information on my/our research work from Biodiversity Characterisation at Landscape Level using Remote Sensing and GIS at National Level Project of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, Dehradun, India
  • For online Interactive/Digital map: Online Map/Digital Map (as applicable) <Name of Service><Name of Dataset><Name and place of the sponsor of the source><viewed Day Month Year><URL>.
  • For web Document: <Title> [version number (if applicable)] [description of document (if applicable)], <Name and the place of the sponsor of the source> <viewed Day Month Year>.
  • For OGC Web services: OGC web services <Name of service> <Name of Dataset> <Name and the place of the sponsor of the source> <viewed Day Month Year><service URL><layer name>.

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