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Terms of Use


At Worlddataview.com, we believe that data and information should be accessible to all, for everyone to better understand the world and ultimately to build a better world for everyone. We collect data from various data providers, data publishers and organizations at various stage (world and regional stages) and from various status (public entities, private organizations, NGOs, etc.) and we publish them under various visualizations and we encourage the public access of the data to as many people as possible. The data are organized in Topics under collections of data, named the Datasets, and are accessible in various visualizations : maps, charts, tables, videos and human and machine -readable files, named Visualizations.
Our work is to collect data from data providers and publishers and make the data accessible through visualizations. We do not produce the data, we provide them to you as it is at the sources.
At times we reproduce graphics and work from other sources, it is clearly stated when it is the case, and in those cases the copyright remains with the original authors and we can’t give any permissions for reproduction.
Worlddataview provides you with access to the data and their visualizations free of charge subject to the terms of this agreement.



Access to the services

To access the services provided by this Site, you agree to :

Connect to the Site by means of your own telecommunications terminal equipment.
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To have a recent and up-to-date operating system.
To have a recent and up-to-date web browser.
In the case you fail to meet with these prerequisites,  you are informed that you may not be able to use all or part of the services provided by this Site.
You acknowledge that the display and operating performance of this Site depends largely on the characteristics of your computer, your modem and the type of connection to the Internet network.
Consequently, you acknowledge and agree to be solely responsible for your Internet connection.



Intellectual Property Rights
The Site and all of its technical and design software  components, features and functionalities are the property of the editor and owner of Worlddataview.com and constitute works of the mind protected by intellectual property or proprietary rights laws on which the editor holds rights.
Any reproduction, representation, modification, arrangement, adaptation, imitation, copy, downloading, in whole or in part,
without the permission of the publisher is prohibited and constitutes an infringement.



You are encouraged to use the data and their visual representations to benefit yourself and others in creative ways. You may export, download and make copies of the data and their visualizations contained in this site, and you may share that data with third parties according to these terms of use.
Unless specifically labeled otherwise, these Datasets and Visualizations are provided to you under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0), with the additional terms below.  The basic terms may be accessed here.  

We do ask however that whenever you use our work for a publication, you stick to the following guidelines:

1.    Cite the corresponding entry from Worlddataview.com where the original content is located.
For example:
Population growth (annual %) per country – Published online at Worlddataview.com.

Retrieved from: ‘https://worlddataview.com/topics/people/population_growth’
Underying data sources :
Data published by
World Bank – World Development Indicators
Data publisher's source
Derived from total population. Population source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision, (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and (6) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme.
[Online Resource]

2.    Make sure you add links and cite underlying data sources.

For example, if you are redrawing a chart from Worlddataview.com for which we cite an external data source, then you should cite both Worlddataview.com and this underlying source.

3.    If you can, send us a quick note at contact@worlddataview.com telling us where you used our work.

It is encouraging to hear our work is helpful and we can learn from seeing how you used it.

4.    In online publications embed interactive charts when possible.

We encourage online publications to embed our interactive visualizations (functionality available soon)



We encourage you to share your suggestions and ideas for using or facilitating access to the Datasets and the Visualizations with Worlddataview.com.  If you have questions, please contact us by sending an email to contact@worlddataview.com


Exclusion of Liability

Worlddataview.com shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, completeness, usefulness, appropriateness or availability of any data in the Datasets and in the Visualizations.
Worlddataview.com collects data from public available sources, we do not produce the data. Where it is applicable, we will always provide the references of the sources of the data.
However, we cannot guarantee accuracy, completeness or reliability from third party sources in every instance. we makes no representation or warranty, either expressed or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to the accuracy, completeness, usefulness, appropriateness or availability of the data, materials or documents contained or referenced herein or provided.
By accessing this Site, you agree to take full responsibility for reliance on any information provided and to hold harmless and waive any and all liability against the editor, owner, individuals or entities associated with its development, form and content for any loss, harm or damage suffered as a result of its use.