These Terms of Service apply to those who use or submit and publish content in The Hive: University of Utah Research Data Repository (hereby referred to as The Hive). If the submitter is someone submitting content to The Hive for the Creator of the content, then these Terms of Service also apply to the Creator. In addition to content, these Terms of Service also apply to the use of the web interface.
By submitting content to or using content from The Hive, submitters and users enter into a binding agreement to accept the Terms of Service described herein. If you do not agree to these Terms of Service, please refrain from using content from or submitting content to The Hive.
The Hive is offered to the University of Utah community to facilitate the sharing and reuse of datasets resulting from research.
The Hive was developed and is maintained by professional staff in the IT and Digital Collections division of the J. Willard Marriott Library (hereby referred to as Marriott Library), University of Utah (hereby referred to as University).
Content includes the datasets, code, README files and any other documentation required to facilitate the reuse of the datasets.
Creator(s) are the people who lead and are responsible for the research as is described in the University Research Handbook and pertinent regulations. More than one Creator may be associated with any one research project.
Submitter is the person tasked with submitting the dataset and related documentation. Creators may request a person other than themselves to submit the dataset and related documentation to The Hive.
Users are the people using the content being preserved in The Hive.
Service is the assistance provided by The Hive staff to Submitters/Creators with the submission of their datasets, metadata, README file, etc. and the creation of a persistent identifier.
The Hive staff will be responsible for:
Use of The Hive, either by submitting datasets or downloading datasets for reuse, denotes agreement with the following terms:
As a registered User you are able to both submit your datasets and download publicly available Content from The Hive. As a condition to your gaining Use of Service, you are required to register for and be logged into an Account on The Hive. You shall provide The Hive with accurate and complete Registration Information and regularly update such information to maintain its completeness and accuracy. Failure to do so may result in immediate termination of your Account. The Hive reserves the right to refuse registration of or cancel an Account in its sole discretion. You are solely responsible for activity that occurs on your Account and shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account password, in accordance with University of Utah Information Technology Policies.
You grant to The Hive all necessary permissions and required licenses to make the Content you submit or deposit available for archiving, preservation and access. This includes, without restriction, permission to:
You also grant to The Hive all necessary permissions, waivers and required licenses to share any metadata you submit or deposit with DataCite for the purpose of minting a DOI.
You represent and warrant that none of the above supersedes any prior contractual obligations with third parties that require any information to be kept confidential. Nothing in this Agreement obligates you to disclose information to The Hive if such information is otherwise confidential or proprietary. The Hive assists with User Submissions before they are posted; but you are solely responsible for the User Submissions you post on or through the Service and all possible confidentiality or other privacy issues that may arise from your posting any User Uploads. You agree to indemnify and defend the University of Utah from and against all claims, damages or expenses resulting from any breach of the above representations and warranties.
All content is provided “as-is”. Users of content shall respect applicable license conditions listed in the metadata. Download and reuse of content from The Hive does not transfer any intellectual property rights in the content to Users.
Users of content are exclusively responsible for their reuse of content, and shall hold the University, Marriott Library and/or any of its employees or students free and harmless in connection with the download and/or reuse of content. Users shall include proper attribution to and not infringe upon the intellectual property rights held by Content Creators.
Unless specified otherwise, metadata associated with content in The Hive may be freely reused under the CC0 waiver.
The Hive 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 The Hive at firstname.lastname@example.org.