Creative Commons (CC) licenses

Notice for CC-licensed Content

In using any CC-licensed Content, you are deemed to acknowledge, consent and agree to the terms set out in the legal code of the relevant CC licence. Further, unless such CC-licensed Content contains a standalone Creative Commons notice inconsistent with the below terms, you are deemed to acknowledge and agree to the following additional terms:

  • Ownership - The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (“OECD”), on behalf of the IEA (collectively the “OECD/IEA”) remains the owner of any intellectual property rights in the CC-licensed Content;
  • Attribution - If you Share (as defined in the relevant CC license) the CC-licensed Content, you must give appropriate credit to the IEA. The IEA’s preferred attribution is: IEA 202[X]; [Title name], [URL], License: [relevant CC license e.g. CC BY 4.0];
  • Third-party content and photos - The OECD/IEA does not necessarily own each component of any IEA Material or any photos within the CC-licensed Content. Therefore, the OECD/IEA does not license to you or anyone else any component within the CC-licensed Content that is attributed to a third-party, or any photograph (whether or not attributed to a third party), under the relevant CC license. Furthermore, the OECD/IEA does not warrant that your use of any individual component of the CC-licensed Content or any photographs will not infringe the rights of those third parties. The risk of claims resulting from such infringement rests solely with you. If any component within the CC-licensed Content is attributed to a third-party or if you want to use any photograph within the CC-licensed Content, you are solely responsible for clearing the rights with the relevant right holder(s);
  • Adaptations – If you produce any material based on or deriving from the CC-licensed Content (including translations) where permitted under the relevant Creative Commons legal code, you must include the following disclaimer on it: “This is a work derived by [insert your name] from IEA material and [insert your name] is solely liable and responsible for this derived work. The derived work is not endorsed by the IEA in any manner.” You must not apply any logos that appear on the relevant IEA Material (including the IEA logo) to your derived material;
  • Dispute Resolution - If we cannot settle amicably with you any disputes relating to the CC-licensed Content, either you or the OECD/IEA may, pursuant to a notice of arbitration communicated by reasonable means to the other, elect to have the dispute referred to and finally determined by arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) then in force. The arbitral tribunal shall consist of a sole arbitrator and the language of the proceedings shall be English unless otherwise agreed. The place of arbitration shall be Paris. The arbitral proceedings shall be conducted remotely (e.g., via telephone conference or written submissions) whenever practicable. The parties shall be bound by any arbitration award rendered as a result of such arbitration as the final adjudication of such a dispute.