TIGER corpus (and derivatives)
1. Status of Licensee
Licensee confirmes that Licensee is (part of) an academic or educational institution.
The TIGER Treebank, consists of approximately 900,000 tokens (50,000 sentences) of German newspaper text, taken from the Frankfurter Rundschau. The corpus was annotated with parts-of-speech and syntactic structures in the project TIGER (DFG) in Potsdam, Saarbrücken and Stuttgart.
Copyright of different parts of the TIGER Treebank is to:
... for all part-of-speech and structural annotations, and corpus documentation.
The TIGER Treebank includes third party data as listed in the Appendix. Licenser and Licensee recognize that the copyrights of these data belong to the respective organisation, as mentioned in the Appendix.
Licenser grants Licensee a non-exclusive license to use the TIGER Treebank. Licensee agrees
Use of the corpus or use of data derived from the corpus for any commercial purposes requires explicit written agreement of Licenser.
Licenser and Licensee recognize that the copyrights of the third party data belong to the respective organisation, as mentioned in the Appendix.
The TIGER Treebank and its documentation will be held in confidence by Licensee and will not be disclosed by Licensee to third parties, except for those parts of the corpus or its documentation that are explicitly marked for public use, and except for example sentences in scientific publications.
Licensee shall and will employ all necessary precautions to ensure that no persons or institutions other than persons as are in the employ of Licensee or in the same research project as Licensee will get access to the TIGER Treebank or parts thereof. Other persons or institutions desiring access to the corpus should be directed to Licenser to obtain separate licence agreements.
5. Commencement and Duration
This Agreement will take effect from the date of signature and will continue until terminated either by Licensee or Licenser in accordance with Clause 6 below.
Licenser may terminate the agreement forthwith if the Licensee commits any material breach of this agreement or if the copyright holder raises an objection against the terms of the license agreement.
Licensee may terminate this agreement within 30 days of written notice.
On termination howsoever caused, the Licensee shall erase all copies of the TIGER Treebank.
This license is granted by Licenser to Licensee free of charge.
This license is granted under the premise that the copyright holder of the raw data accepts the terms of the license agreement. If the copyright holder raises an objection against the terms of the license agreement, lincenser may terminate the agreement and Licensee shall then erase all copies of the TIGER Treebank.
The TIGER Treebank and its documentation is provided on an ``as is'' basis, with no guarantee of its veracity or accuracy. No liability is accepted for any damage caused by its use except in cases of a mandatory liability.
Licenser hereby informs Licensee that, although large efforts were spent on removing annotation errors, some of them still remain in the corpus.
The License Agreement shall be governed by German law.
The raw text of the Frankfurter Rundschau as used in the corpus is copyrighted by the Frankfurter Rundschau:
Druck- und Verlagshaus Frankfurt am Main GmbH Verlag der Frankfurter Rundschau Große Eschenheimer Straße 16-18 D-60313 Frankfurt am Main