Please read and agree to the Data Sharing Agreement below.
YAHOO FLICKR CREATIVE COMMONS 100M DATASET
1. PARTIES & AGREEMENT TO TERMS
1.1. Yahoo! Inc. (“Yahoo”) provides you access to and use of the Yahoo Flickr Creative
Commons 100M dataset made available from the Yahoo website located at
http://webscope.sandbox.yahoo.com (“Dataset”) subject to the terms and conditions of
information along with the data found at the URL above.
1.2. This TOU is a binding agreement between Yahoo and you and, if applicable, the
company or other legal entity you represent (individually and collectively, "you" or
"your"). If you are entering into this TOU on behalf of a company or other legal entity,
you represent that you have the legal authority to bind the legal entity to this TOU. If
you do not have this authority, or if you do not agree with the terms and conditions of
this TOU, you may not download, access or use the Dataset.
1.3. BY CLICKING THE “I AGREE” BUTTON, OR DOWNLOADING, ACCESSING, OR USING THE DATASET,
YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND, ARE BOUND BY, AND WILL ABIDE BY, THIS TOU.
IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND, ACCEPT, AND AGREE TO THIS TOU, DO NOT COMPLETE THE
REGISTRATION PROCESS OR OTHERWISE DOWNLOAD, ACCESS OR USE THE DATASET.
2. PERMITTED USES AND GENERAL RESTRICTIONS
2.1. You may access the Dataset after Yahoo provides a link or by some other
distribution method specified by Yahoo.
2.2. The Dataset is valuable information of Yahoo. You agree to use the Dataset only in
accordance with this TOU.
2.3. You may use the Dataset to review, analyze, summarize, interpret and create works
from the Dataset. You may publish your observations, commentary, analyses, summaries,
and interpretations of, and works from, the Dataset.
2.4. Unless Yahoo expressly requests no attribution, publications resulting from
research carried out using the Dataset must display an attribution to Yahoo. This
attribution must reference (a) "Yahoo Webscope" and the web address
http://webscope.sandbox.yahoo.com in a footnote in the publication and (b) "The New Data
and New Challenges in Multimedia Research” by Bart Thomee, David A. Shamma, Gerald
Friedland, Benjamin Elizalde, Karl Ni, Douglas Poland, Damian Borth, and Li-Jia Li,
arXiv:1503.01817” in the bibliographic citations in the publication.
2.5. You may grant access to the Dataset only to persons that are working under your
supervision and control. You agree to ensure that these persons comply with the terms
and conditions of this TOU, and you accept responsibility for that compliance.
2.6. You must comply with all applicable laws, including any data privacy laws of any
applicable jurisdiction. You will not perform any analysis on, reverse engineer, or
process the Dataset, including by use of correlating other sources with the Dataset, to
determine or infer personally identifiable information underlying the data in the
Dataset, or of any Yahoo user(s), beyond what is provided on the face of the data in the
2.7. Yahoo retains ownership of all rights, title and interest in and to the Dataset and
reserves all rights not expressly granted in this TOU. Yahoo does not claim or reserve
rights to individual components of data within the Dataset.
2.8. You agree that you understand that the data within the Dataset may be subject to
additional licenses placed on such data by third parties. You agree to comply with any
additional licenses. Before publishing the Dataset, or any portion thereof, you must
check the photo or video page URLs for the data you wish to publish to determine whether
such data is still publicly available and you must remove data that is no longer
2.9. You represent that you are not bound by any agreement, policy, or regulation under
which the compliance thereof would cause a breach of or non-compliance with this
2.10. You will not display, reproduce, transmit, distribute, sell, publish, provide to
third parties, incorporate into third party materials, or use the Dataset except as
specifically permitted in this TOU or with the written consent of Yahoo.
3. COMMENCEMENT AND DURATION
3.1. This TOU will take effect from the date that you click the “I Agree” button and
continue in effect until terminated by you or by Yahoo in accordance with Section 5
4. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
4.1. YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE DATASET IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND IS
PROVIDED ON AN ”AS IS” AND ”AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY
DAMAGE THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOADING, ACCESS OR USE OF THE DATASET, INCLUDING
WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA.
4.2. YAHOO AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND
LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE SCOPE OR APPLICABILITY
OF THE PRECEDING SENTENCE, YAHOO AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES,
AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS FULLY DISCLAIM, AND MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (I) THE DATASET
WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (II) THE DATASET WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR RELIABLE; (III) THE
DATASET OR ANY INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; (V) ANY
ERRORS, USE, OR FAILURES ASSOCIATED WITH THE DATASET OR ACCESS TO THE DATASET WILL BE
CORRECTED. NOTHING IN THIS TOU WILL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT OR AFFECT YAHOO’S ONGOING
BUSINESSES, INCLUDING THE COLLECTION AND USE OF ANY INFORMATION OR DATA IN CONNECTION
WITH ITS BUSINESS, REGARDLESS OF WHEN OR IN WHAT MANNER THE INFORMATION OR DATA IS
4.3. YAHOO AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND
LICENSORS ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR
EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL,
USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF YAHOO HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY
OF THESE DAMAGES), IN CONNECTION WITH THIS TOU, THE DATASET, OR YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF
5.1. You may terminate this TOU at any time, provided you comply with Section 5.4.
5.2. In addition to the above, if you breach the TOU or use the Dataset in such a way as
to damage, compete or assist others in competing with Yahoo’s business, Yahoo may
terminate the TOU with immediate effect.
5.3. You must terminate use of the Dataset and delete the Dataset, and any portion
thereof, from any media on which it has been stored, if Yahoo, in its sole discretion,
requires you to do this for legal, policy or regulatory reasons.
5.4. Upon termination of this TOU, you must delete or destroy all copies of the original
Dataset from any media on which it has been stored. Sections 1.2, 2.2, 2.4, 4, 5.4, and
6, will survive the termination of this TOU.
6.1. You may not assign any right or obligation under this TOU, either in whole or in
part, without the prior written consent of Yahoo. Any attempt to assign or delegate any
rights or obligations without Yahoo's prior written consent is null and void. Yahoo may
assign this TOU without your consent.
6.2. The failure of Yahoo to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this TOU does
not constitute a waiver of that right or provision. If any provision of this TOU is
found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree
that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in
the provision, and the other provisions of this TOU remain in full force and
6.3. For purposes of this TOU, you and Yahoo will be and act independently, and not as
partner, joint venturer, agent, employee or employer of the other. You have no authority
to assume or create any obligation for or on behalf of Yahoo, express or implied, and
you must not attempt to bind Yahoo to any contract.
6.4. The Dataset is being provided to you in accordance with U.S. export control laws
and regulations. If you directly or indirectly transfer or implement the Dataset itself
or use the Dataset to develop any derivative product, you are responsible for complying
with the export and import laws, regulations, and licensing requirements of the United
States and any other countries that may apply.
6.5. These terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Yahoo concerning your
access to and use of the Dataset, supersede any prior agreements between you and Yahoo
with respect to the Dataset, and are the sole source of your rights concerning use of
YAHOO Webscope ADDITIONAL TERMS OF SERVICE
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
a. Yahoo Inc. (“Yahoo”) provides messaging, assistant, communication, search, and
interaction products, including chat bots operating in messenger platforms, virtual
personal assistants and stand-alone apps accessed on Yahoo or through third-party apps
and services (“Webscope”), all of which are subject to the terms and conditions of this
Yahoo Webscope Additional Terms of Service (“ATOS”)
and the Yahoo Universal Terms of Service (“UTOS”) located here
https://policies.yahoo.com/us/en/yahoo/terms/utos/index.htm and incorporated by
reference into this ATOS. Your use of the Webscope constitutes acceptance of, and is
subject to, this ATOS and the UTOS. This ATOS and the UTOS may be updated by Yahoo from
time to time without individual notice to you. You can review the most current version
of this ATOS and the UTOS by clicking the applicable links above.
b. Webscope may interact and converse with you to answer questions, help complete tasks
or perform other activities. Webscope rely on Yahoo personnel and/or automated systems
to respond to questions or instructions from users.
c. Yahoo may collect information about you when you use the Webscope, including your
conversations and interactions with the Webscope, your Yahoo ID and information
associated with your Yahoo account.
d. We may also collect information provided by a third-party (including apps, messaging
platforms and other services) interacting with the Webscope, which could include: your
account information with the third-party, such as user ID, name, photo, phone number,
email address; and device information such as device ID, device type, operating system,
and mobile carrier.
e. Yahoo’s personnel and automated systems may have access to all communications content
as it is sent, received, and when it is stored, in order to fulfill your requests,
further product and services development, and provide personalized experiences and
advertising through Yahoo’s products and services.
f. By accessing, using and continuing to use the Webscope, you represent and warrant
that you are permitted to do so under applicable law. You are solely responsible for
using the Webscope in compliance with any and all applicable law. If you are in a
jurisdiction where download or use of the Webscope is prohibited or restricted or if you
are below the applicable legal age required to use the Webscope, do not download or use
the Webscope. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or
enhance the current Webscope shall be subject to this ATOS, which you agree to by
continued use of the Webscope.
2. DESCRIPTION AND USE OF THE Webscope
a. Use of Software. As needed, you may install or download and use software in the
Webscope including any third party software, and any authorized updates provided by
Yahoo (the "Software") in object code form on a personal computer or device owned or
controlled by you for your own personal, non commercial use. You are only permitted to
access the Webscope through the Software strictly as authorized in this ATOS. The
Webscope and its components contain software licensed from Yahoo licensors ("Licensor
Software"). The Licensor Software enables the Yahoo Software to perform certain
functions including, without limitation, access proprietary data on third-party data
servers. Your license to the Software continues until it is terminated by either party.
You may terminate the license to the Software by discontinuing use of and by destroying
all copies of the Software. In addition, this Software license terminates if you violate
any term of this ATOS, Yahoo publicly posts a written notice of termination on Yahoo's
web site, or Yahoo sends a written notice of termination to you. If your license
terminates, you agree to cease any and all use of the Webscope, their components, and
any third-party data. All rights in any third-party data, any third-party software, and
any third-party data servers, including all ownership rights are reserved and remain
with the respective third parties. You agree that these third parties may enforce their
rights under this ATOS against you directly in their own name and that you are solely
responsible for such claims or defenses and all costs associated with them. If the
Webscope require or include downloadable software, Yahoo may automatically download and
install the latest version of the software on your device once a new version or feature
is available. Some Webscope may let you adjust your automatic update settings. If there
is a material change, Yahoo may notify you after installation.
b. Saving and Accessing Information. Yahoo may save on Yahoo servers the conversations
and other information that you provide when using the Webscope. Your use of the Webscope
constitutes your consent to allow Yahoo to store these communications and other
information on its servers for back up, security and all other purposes set forth in
this ATOS. You are solely responsible for the content that you use or store in
connection with the Webscope and if you wish, are solely responsible for backing up your
data. Except as set forth herein, you acknowledge and agree that Yahoo does not
guarantee that data associated with your account will be accessible to you, or that any
data deleted, removed or rendered inaccessible can be provided to you.
c. This ATOS grants you no right, title or interest in any intellectual property owned
or licensed by Yahoo, including, without limitation, the Webscope and Yahoo
d. Advertisements. You understand and agree that the Webscope may include advertisements
and that these advertisements are necessary for Yahoo to provide the Webscope.
e. Communications from Yahoo. You also understand and agree that the Webscope may
include certain communications from Yahoo, such as Webscope announcements and
administrative messages and that you will not be able to opt out of receiving such
f. Accessing and Using the Webscope. In order to use the Webscope (for both free and
charged Webscope), you must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or
through devices that access web-based content. You are responsible for and must pay any
fees associated with such access and for all costs of any equipment used to gain such
access (which could include third party fees).
g. The Webscope may allow you to use different methods of communicating and sending and
receiving messages, files, photos, videos and other information, including via SMS, MMS,
and text messages. Your use of the Webscope constitutes your consent to allow Yahoo to
communicate with you using these different methods as part of the Webscope.
h. Yahoo Support. Yahoo may elect to provide you with customer support and/or upgrades,
enhancements, or modifications for the Webscope (collectively, "Support"), in its sole
discretion, and may terminate such Support at any time without notice to you. You
understand and agree that in the event Yahoo elects to provide you with Support, such
Support is provided voluntarily in Yahoo’s sole discretion and that it does not create
any contractual right to receive Support and that you may not rely upon any statement or
offer of Support to create a contractual right to Support.
i. Yahoo Fees. Yahoo reserves the right to charge fees for future use of or access to
the Webscope, or other Yahoo products and services, in Yahoo's sole discretion. If Yahoo
decides to charge fees, Yahoo will provide you with prior notice.
Your access to and use of the Webscope constitutes acceptance of and is subject to the
4. INTEROPERABILITY WITH OTHER NETWORKS.
Webscope may be provided on platforms that are not owned by Yahoo. These platforms may
nor the conduct of persons or entities with which you communicate on those
5. RESTRICTIONS ON USE
YOU MAY NOT and will not allow any third party to (except to the extent required by
a. Copy, decompile, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, disassemble, modify, rent,
lease, loan, distribute, or create derivative works (as defined by the applicable local
laws) or improvements (as defined by the applicable local laws) to the Webscope or
Software or otherwise attempt to discover the source code or protocols in the Webscope
b. Obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the Webscope or the Yahoo network;
c. Incorporate the Webscope or the Software, or any portion thereof, into any other
Webscope, software, hardware, or other technology manufactured or distributed by or for
d. Use the Webscope in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner
inconsistent with this ATOS or the UTOS;
e. Use the Webscope to operate nuclear facilities, life support, or other mission
critical application where human life or property may be at stake (you specifically
understand that the Webscope are not designed for such purposes and that their failure
in such cases could lead to death, personal injury, or severe property or environmental
damage for which Yahoo is not responsible); or
f. Sell, lease, loan, distribute, transfer, sublicense, reproduce, duplicate, copy,
trade or exploit the Webscope or access thereto or derive income from the use or
provision of the Webscope, whether for direct commercial or monetary gain or otherwise,
without Yahoo's prior, express and written permission.
6. DISCLAIMER AND EQUIPMENT
a. You understand and agree that the Webscope are provided "AS-IS" and that Yahoo
assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery, or failure to
store any user communications or personalization settings. You also understand that
Yahoo is not responsible for the security or privacy of communications sent via the
Webscope. You use the Webscope at your own risk. Yahoo disclaims responsibility for any
actions you may take based on information that you may obtain from, or conversations
that you may have with, the Webscope.
b. Any required or optional equipment or third party plug-in applications that you use
to use, access, or augment the Webscope, including your mobile or other device, whether
required or optional, is subject to the terms, conditions, warranties and disclaimers
provided by the manufacturer of such equipment or third party plug-in applications, and
Yahoo makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding such equipment and
third party plug-in applications. Please refer to the materials you received when you
purchased the equipment or obtained the third party plug-in applications to understand
your rights and obligations, including what warranties and disclaimers apply to you. TO
THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YAHOO AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES,
OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES,
CONDITIONS AND OTHER TERMS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO SUCH
EQUIPMENT OR THIRD PARTY PLUG-IN APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED TERMS AND
WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, AS TO THE PROVISION OF Webscope TO A STANDARD OF REASONABLE CARE AND SKILL AND
AS TO NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT.
7. GENERAL INFORMATION
Entire Agreement. This ATOS and the UTOS and all documents incorporated therein
constitute the entire agreement between you and Yahoo as it relates to your use of the
Webscope and supersedes any prior version of this ATOS or the UTOS, if any, between you
and Yahoo with respect to the Webscope. You also may be subject to additional terms and
conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other Yahoo Webscope
(including charged Webscope), affiliate Webscope, third-party content or third-party
software. This ATOS will continue to govern your use of the Webscope unless you agree to
other terms with a Yahoo company that specifically state that they supercede the
previously agreed version of the “Yahoo Webscope Terms of Service”. If you are using the
Webscope, in the event of a conflict between the provisions of this ATOS and the UTOS,
the provisions of the ATOS shall control, as they relate to the Webscope.
8. CHOICE OF LAW AND FORUM
The substantive law of the State of California governs the interpretation of this ATOS
and applies to all claims related to it, regardless of conflict of laws principles. You
and Yahoo irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state
courts located in Santa Clara County, California or in the Federal Courts located in the
Northern District of California, USA for all disputes arising out of or relating to this
ATOS or arising out of or relating to the relationship between you and Yahoo regardless
of the type of claim.
a. If applicable, all Software provided to the U.S. Government pursuant to solicitations
issued on or after December 1, 1995, is provided with the commercial rights and
restrictions described herein. If the Webscope and related documentation are supplied to
or purchased by or on behalf of the United States Government, if applicable, then the
Webscope are deemed to be "commercial software" as that term is used in the Federal
Acquisition Regulation system. Rights of the United States shall not exceed the minimum
rights set forth in FAR 52.227-19 for "restricted computer software."
b. You agree to not provide material support or resources (or to conceal or disguise the
nature, location, source, or ownership of material support or resources) to any
organization(s) designated by the United States government as a foreign terrorist
organization pursuant to section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.