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UofM Dataverse General Terms of Use: Downloading User Submissions and Termination

These pages outline the terms to which users must agree before using the University of Manitoba Dataverse.

Downloading User Submissions

The Site represents that it will use all reasonable efforts to maintain open access to datasets for users to download, subject to Depositors’ restrictions and any applicable legal restrictions. The Site collects and stores Download Data from each download for all users (both registered and guest), which can then be downloaded and accessed by the Depositor. Downloaders must be registered Users of the Site or guests that agree to the CC0 waiver or the Custom Data Usage Agreement for a dataset in order to take advantage of the Site’s Services, including downloading any materials or datasets.

Downloaders represent that, in downloading any material from the Site, they:

  1. have read and understood the Site’s Community Norms (;
  2. will abide by the applicable data usage license agreement attached to the dataset;
  3. acknowledge that their account information (for Users) or temporary site identification information (for Guests) may be recorded upon download, which can then be viewed by the owner of the User Upload; and
  4. have done their due diligence in ensuring that they do not download and use any datasets or other materials where prohibited by applicable law.


University of Manitoba Dataverse may terminate your access to all or any part of the Service at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate your account, you may notify University of Manitoba Dataverse at

All provisions of the Terms of Use which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.