Copyright and Attribution

This copyright notice applies in relation to this website, www.data.vic.gov.au (site).

The copyright in:

- the text on this site; and

- the Raw Data (datasets) and Data Tools made available on or through this site

is owned by or licenced to the State of Victoria, and administered by the Department of Business and Innovation (Department).

This notice sets out terms of use for that copyright.

Raw Data available on this site

It is essential that you check the record page of a dataset for the licencing terms which apply to that dataset and its contents.

To the maximum extent possible, the datasets provided via this site and their contents, to the extent they are protected by copyright, are provided under a Creative Commons Attribution Version 4.0 (international licence).

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence

The details of the licence conditions are available on the Creative Commons website (accessible using the link above or the linked Creative Commons licence image), as is the full legal code for the CC BY 4.0 (international licence).

However, there may be different or additional licence conditions for some datasets on this site.

Historical Records

If you are using Historical Records of a dataset, copyright in the dataset and its contents may be licenced under different terms from those which apply to the current release. You must check the record page for the Historical Records of a dataset for the licencing terms which apply to the Historical Records of the dataset.

Other text on this site

Text on this site includes descriptions of datasets, comments and blog entries.

Unless otherwise noted, to the extent that it is protected by copyright, that text is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution Version 4.0 (international licence).

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence

The details of the licence conditions are available on the Creative Commons website (accessible using the link above or the linked Creative Commons licence image), as is the full legal code for the CC BY 4.0 (international licence).

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The licence for this site, text, and any dataset or its contents does not apply to the State coat of arms, State of Victoria logo, or to any other emblems, logo or image appearing in the dataset. Apart from any fair use or other statutory use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, all rights to those images are reserved.

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If you use the text, datasets or tools made available on this site you must comply with the attribution requirements set out below.

Attributing datasets

You are required to identify the source of any dataset or data it contains in the manner specified on the record page for the dataset.Please check the requirement stated under 'Attribution' on the record page.

For material licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Version 4.0 (inernational licence), or other Creative Commons Version 4.0 (international licences), the basic requirement for attribution is:

(c) [name of agency] and licenced for re-use under the [name of and link to or URL for applicable Creative Commons licence]

However, there may be different or additional attribution requirements for some datasets on this site, particularly where data is modified or transformed in any way.Please check the record page of the dataset.

If you have any questions, please contact the contributing agency by clicking on ‘Add Comment’ at the end of the record page for the dataset and complete the comment fields.

Attributing other text on this site.

When you reproduce text on this site (including descriptions of datasets, comments and blog entries), to the extent that copyright applies, please include the following attribution.

Source [name of agency] and licenced for re-use under the [name of and link to or URL for Creative Commons Attribution Version 4.0 (international licence).

Questions

If you have any questions about the licence terms or attribution requirements for a specific dataset, please click on ‘Add Comment’ at the bottom of the record page for that dataset and complete the comment fields.

Your message will be forwarded to the government agency responsible for the dataset (usually the agency that contributed the dataset).

If you have general questions regarding this Copyright and Attribution notice , please contact the Department by filling out the Contact Form.