LANGUAGE CORPUS SERVER

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Linguistics


Agreement on the connection of different language corpora in electronic form or which can be converted into electronic form to the Language Corpus Server of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Department of Linguistics

The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Department of Linguistics (the Usufructuary) and

(the Holder of the Rights) have concluded the following Agreement which relates to the connection of texts and other language material in electronic form or which can be converted into electronic form to the language corpus server of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Department of Linguistics. The subject matter of the Agreement is the following text/texts/language material (totalling approximately words; when necessary the texts/language material are listed in the appendix):
1.

The Holder of the Rights grants the usufruct of the texts/language material to the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthoropology, Leipzig, Department of Linguistics, which upholds an electronic databank of different languages. The usufruct applies to the use of the texts/language material for academic research purposes and for such commercial linguistic technological or other applications which do not transgress copyright law. The copyright and other rights of the texts/language material in electronic form belong to the Holder of the Right.

For the databanks of different languages made up of the electronic texts/language material, the material will be processed both manually and electronically, but their contents shall not be changed. For example, information about clauses, paragraphs, word classes or other linguistic properties which are required for the academic research into the material as well as the data required when processing the material electronically can be linked to the texts/language material.

2.

The usufruct of the texts/language material shall be free of charge, and the Holder of the Right does not have the rights to the results of the research. Those who promoted the construction of the language bank will be described in the brochures and documents produced and published by the language bank.

3.

The texts/language material will not be used in their entirety, but in parts size of which do not have commercial significance and which, as such, have no literary value.

4.

The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Department of Linguistics, will be responsible for the appropriate data security of the language bank's material. The language bank can be used only by those who have been granted an individualized licence on application. Each user shall sign an agreement in which the user undertakes to obey the restrictions concerning the use of each text or piece of language material and the requirements of copyright law. The Holder of the Right and the restrictions concerning the usufruct of the texts/language material agreed in '1 of the Agreement will be mentioned in connection with each text or piece of language material.

5.

According to the Agreement, the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Department of Linguistics, is not permitted to transfer the usufruct.

6.

Potential disagreements arising from the contractual relationship should in the first instance be solved through negotiations.

7.

This Agreement has been drawn up in duplicate/triplicate, and each party has received one copy.

Leipzig 2000

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Linguistics
Inselstrasse 22
D-04103 Leipzig
Germany



Bernard Comrie
Professor, Head of the Department of Linguistics




Holder of the Right

Address





Pirkko Suihkonen
Last modified: Fri Dec 30, 2000, 11:00:02