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This vocabulary defines properties for use when describing waivers of rights over data and content. A waiver is the voluntary relinquishment or surrender of some known right or privilege. This vocabulary is designed for use with the Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and License and with the Creative Commons CC-0 waiver[en]
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Namespace

The URI for this vocabulary is

http://vocab.org/waive/terms/

When abbreviating terms the suggested prefix is wv

Each class or property in the vocabulary has a URI constructed by appending a term name to the vocabulary URI. For example:

http://vocab.org/waiver/terms/waiver

Terms Summary

An alphabetical list of all terms defined in this schema.

TermURIDescription
Declarationhttp://vocab.org/waiver/terms/declarationBest practice is to include the name of the resource in which rights are being waived, and the name of the waiver
Normshttp://vocab.org/waiver/terms/normsNorms are not legally binding but represent the general principles or "code of conduct" adopted by a community for access and use of resources
Waiverhttp://vocab.org/waiver/terms/waiverBest practice is use the URI of a waiver legal document as the value of this property

Properties and Classes

Declaration

URI: http://vocab.org/waiver/terms/declaration

Best practice is to include the name of the resource in which rights are being waived, and the name of the waiver. For example "To the extent possible under law, {{your name or organisation}} has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to {{name of dataset}}"

Semantics

Every value of this property is a rdfs:Literal.

Norms

URI: http://vocab.org/waiver/terms/norms

Norms are not legally binding but represent the general principles or "code of conduct" adopted by a community for access and use of resources. Best practice is to use the URI of a document describing these norms as the value of this property. For example http://www.opendatacommons.org/norms/odc-by-sa/

Semantics

Every value of this property is a foaf:Document.

Waiver

URI: http://vocab.org/waiver/terms/waiver

Best practice is use the URI of a waiver legal document as the value of this property. For example http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ or http://www.opendatacommons.org/odc-public-domain-dedication-and-licence/

Semantics

Every value of this property is a foaf:Document.

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