Workbook Learning License

Global Footprint Network is pleased to offer a free National Footprint Accounts Learning License. This license includes calculation spreadsheets for:

  • World, 2018 Edition (data year 2014)
  • Hungary, 2018 Edition (data year 2014)

The NFA Learning License includes the entire set of source data and calculations underlying the Ecological Footprint and biocapacity results. It also includes copies of the NFA 2018 Guidebook and Method Paper.

System Requirements: Microsoft Excel 2000 or later for Windows (or free Excel Viewer)

The NFA Learning License grants the following rights and restrictions:

  • Data may not be used in commercial projects. Please contact Global Footprint Network for a NFA Project License if you would like to use data in commercial work.
  • Data must contain the following citation: Global Footprint Network, 2019. National Footprint Accounts, 2018 Edition. Available online at www.footprintnetwork.org.
  • Reverse engineering, merging the data with other databases without prior consent, and publishing more than 30 lines of the Accounts or 100 calculations without prior consent, is prohibited.

By clicking on the “I agree” button below you agree to the terms of the following National Footprint Account Learning License.

GLOBAL FOOTPRINT NETWORK LEARNING EDITION LICENSE AGREEMENT (V2019-1)

THIS IS A LICENSE AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) BETWEEN GLOBAL FOOTPRINT NETWORK (THE “NETWORK”) AND THE PERSON (“LICENSEE” OR “YOU”) WHICH DESIRES TO RECEIVE A LICENSE TO CERTAIN PROPRIETARY CONVERSION FACTOR LIBRARIES, SOURCE DATA, AND CALCULATION METHODOLOGY OF THE NETWORK (THE “LICENSED MATERIAL”). THE NETWORK IS WILLING TO GRANT LICENSEE THE FOLLOWING LICENSE TO USE THE LICENSED MATERIAL ACCORDING TO THIS AGREEMENT ONLY ON THE CONDITION THAT THE LICENSEE ACCEPTS ALL TERMS IN THIS AGREEMENT AND SUBJECT TO THE NETWORK VERIFICATION OF THE LICENSEE’S IDENTITY BASED ON THE DATA PROVIDED BY LICENSEE BELOW.
BY CLICKING ON THE “ACCEPT” BUTTON BELOW, LICENSEE ACKNOWLEDGES THAT LICENSEE HAS READ THIS AGREEMENT, UNDERSTANDS IT, AND AGREES TO BE BOUND BY IT. IF LICENSEE DOES NOT AGREE TO ANY OF THE TERMS BELOW, THE NETWORK IS UNWILLING TO LICENSE THE LICENSED MATERIAL TO LICENSEE, AND LICENSEE SHOULD CLICK ON THE “DO NOT ACCEPT” BUTTON BELOW.

1. DEFINITIONS. As used in this Agreement:

“Calculation Methodology” means the proprietary calculation methodology developed by The Network and used to convert the Source Data into the National Accounts. The Calculation Methodology will be delivered in the form an of a Microsoft Excel-compatible spreadsheet with calculations illustrating how the National Accounts are calculated. The Calculation Methodology is for demonstration and review purposes only, and the delivered material will not enable recalculation of National Accounts results.
“Ecological Footprint” shall mean a measure of how much productive land and water a defined geographical area, physical location, population, activity, product, or organization or any subset thereof requires to product the resources it consumes and to absorb the carbon dioxide emissions it generates, using prevailing technology.
“Intellectual Property Rights” means all copyrights, trade secrets, patents, patent applications, moral rights, contract rights, and other proprietary rights, but specifically excluding any trademarks or service marks.
“Licensed Material” means the National Accounts, the Calculation Methodology, and the Source Data for the country coverage specified in Exhibit A.
“National Accounts” means the dataset of results of an Ecological Footprint calculation of the country or countries described in Exhibit A including any modified, updated, or enhanced versions of such dataset (also sometimes referred to by The Network as
the “National Footprint and Biodiversity Accounts”) that The Network may provide to Licensee pursuant to this Agreement.
“Source Data” means the source data from which the National Accounts dataset is calculated for the world as a whole and the one country specified in Exhibit A.

2. LICENSE GRANT. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, The Network grants to Licensee a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide, royalty-free license without the right to sublicense: (a) to use the Licensed Material during the Term solely for non-commercial academic study and research purposes, and (b) to copy the Licensed Material and distribute such copies to students, faculty and staff members within the Licensee’s academic institution solely for use for non-commercial academic research and study purposes, provided that each such copy is accompanied by the notice set forth in Exhibit B.

3. LICENSE RESTRICTIONS.

3.1 Restrictions on Use. Licensee acknowledges that the National Accounts and their structure, organization, Calculation Methodology and Source Data constitute valuable trade secrets of The Network. Accordingly, Licensee agrees not to (a) merge the Licensed Material with any other dataset or database; (b) sublicense, lease, rent, loan, or otherwise transfer the Licensed Material or any portion or any data from the Licensed Material to any third party, (c) use the Licensed Material in any time-sharing arrangement, (d) reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the National Accounts or otherwise attempt to derive or reconstitute the underlying Source Data embodied or used in the National Accounts, except to the extent such Source Data is provided under this Agreement (e) use the Licensed Material for non-academic use, including any consulting for hire or any commercial or government planning or (f) otherwise use or copy the Licensed Material except as expressly allowed under Section 2.

3.2 Restrictions on Publication. Licensee acknowledges that the Licensed Material contains valuable trade secrets and proprietary information of The Network. Licensee agrees not to publish or otherwise disclose the Source Data and Calculation Methodology of The Network, any national results, or any portions of the Source Data and Calculation Methodology or any modifications, improvements, or extensions thereof. Licensee shall include in any publication using the National Accounts an acknowledgment that The Network’s National Accounts were used in the publication. The reference must mention the Global Footprint Network by name, the URL “footprintnetwork.org”, and the term “2018 Edition”. Any such acknowledgment must include a prominent disclaimer that the work produced by Licensee using the National Accounts is not approved or endorsed by The Network.

4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.

4.1 Proprietary Rights. The Licensed Material, and all worldwide Intellectual Property Rights therein, are the exclusive property of The Network. All rights in and to the Licensed Material not expressly granted to Licensee in this Agreement are reserved by The Network. Licensee will not remove, alter, or obscure any proprietary notices (including copyright notices) of The Network on the Licensed Material.

4.2 Ownership of Modifications. Any modifications, improvements, or extensions to or derivative works of the Licensed Material that Licensee creates will be jointly owned by The Network and Licensee. The Network may use, reproduce, distribute or otherwise exploit, and license others to use, reproduce, distribute or otherwise exploit the jointly owned Intellectual Property freely without restriction and without accounting to Licensee. Licensee may use, copy, publish, and distribute such modifications, improvements, extensions or derivative works solely for non-commercial academic study and research purposes subject to the restrictions in Section 3.2 and pursuant to and consistent with the terms of this Agreement unless otherwise provided in a written research agreement between Licensee and The Network for a specific research project.

5. DELIVERY, INSTALLATION, AND ACCEPTANCE. The Network will deliver the Licensed Material to Licensee within ten (10) days after execution of this Agreement. The Licensed Material will be delivered in electronic form by email or by download from The Network’s website. Licensee will be solely responsible for installing the Licensed Material on its computers as permitted under this Agreement. The Licensed Material will be deemed accepted upon delivery. Licensee will deliver to The Network any modifications, improvements, or extensions to the Licensed Material upon The Network’s request.

6. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE LICENSED MATERIAL IS PROVIDED TO LICENSEE BY THE NETWORK ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITH ALL FAULTS. THE NETWORK DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, REGARDING THE NATIONAL ACCOUNTS OR OTHER LICENSED MATERIAL, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, ACCURACY, AND EFFORT IS WITH THE LICENSEE. LICENSEE ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT IT HAS NOT RELIED ON ANY ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE, WHETHER GIVEN BY THE NETWORK, OR ITS AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES.

7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT WILL THE NETWORK BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY LOST DATA AND LOST PROFITS, ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE LICENSED MATERIAL EVEN IF THE NETWORK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE NETWORK’S TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT AND THE LICENSED MATERIAL, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT OR OTHERWISE, WILL IN NO EVENT EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS (US$50). LICENSEE ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE NETWORK WOULD NOT ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT WITHOUT THESE LIMITATIONS ON ITS LIABILITY.

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8.4 Survival. Sections 1 (Definitions), 3 (License Restrictions), 4 (Intellectual Property), 6 (Disclaimer of Warranties), 7 (Limitation of Liability), 8.3 (Effects of Termination), and 9 (General) will survive expiration or termination of this Agreement for any reason.

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EXHIBIT A: LICENSED MATERIAL

The licensed material consists of the National Footprint and Biocapacity Accounts calculations and results for Hungary and for the World using the 2018 Edition calculation methodology and reporting year 2014 data and results.

EXHIBIT B: NOTICE TO ACCOMPANY DISTRIBUTION OF THE ACCOUNTS

© Global Footprint Network 2019. National Footprint Accounts, 2018 Edition. All rights reserved. These materials contain confidential information of Global Footprint Network and may only be used for non-commercial academic research and study purposes and may not be further reproduced or disclosed. Commercial and free academic licenses may be received from the Global Footprint Network at footprintnetwork.org.

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