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UofM Dataverse General Terms of Use: Indemnification, Dispute Resolution, Integration and Severability, Miscellaneous

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


You will indemnify and hold University of Manitoba Dataverse harmless from and against any and all loss, cost, expense, liability, or damage, including, without limitation, all reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs, arising from i) your use or misuse of the Service; (ii) your access to the Site; (iii) your violation of the Terms of Use; or (iv) infringement by you, or any third party using your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity, including but not limited to infringements upon any and all representations made by you in this Agreement. Such losses, costs, expenses, damages, or liabilities shall include, without limitation, all actual, general, special, and consequential damages.

Dispute Resolution

You and University of Manitoba Dataverse agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the Service must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action arose; otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Manitoba (excluding the conflict of laws rules thereof). All disputes under these Terms of Use will be resolved in the applicable state or federal courts of Massachusetts. You consent to the jurisdiction of such courts and waive any jurisdictional or venue defenses otherwise available.

Integration and Severability

This Agreement is the entire agreement between you and University of Manitoba Dataverse with respect to the Service and use of this Site, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and University of Manitoba Dataverse with respect to this Site (but excluding the use of any third-party software, widgets, and applications that may be subject to a separate end-user license agreement). If any provision of the Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms of Use will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.


University of Manitoba Dataverse may assign, transfer or delegate any of its rights and obligations hereunder without consent. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment relationship is created as a result of the Terms of Use and neither party has any authority of any kind to bind the other in any respect outside the specified terms of this Agreement. In any action or proceeding to enforce rights under the Terms of Use, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover costs and attorneys’ fees.