This is an agreement (“Agreement”) between the end-user (“You”), and GreatSchools (“GS”, “us”, “we”, “our”) and Education Cities (“EC”, “us”, “we”, “our”) (each individually a “party” and collectively the “parties”). By downloading the dataset provided by GS and EC relating to the Education Equality Index (“EEI”) (hereinafter referred to as the “Data”), you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, do not download or use the Data.

NOW, THEREFORE, for good and valuable consideration, receipt and sufficiency of which each of the parties hereby acknowledges, the parties agree as follows:

License

The Data is licensed to You for use pursuant to the Creative Commons license “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike” (CC BY-NC-SA) and this Agreement.

Attribution Requirements

You agree to cite GS and EC as the source of information whenever Data is used in reports, papers, publications, maps and/or other products. Citation for display of the Data will be as follows: “The following data is sourced from the EEI dataset produced by GreatSchools and Education Cities”.

In instances where You make further calculations using the Data, You shall also cite that further calculations were made the Data provided by GS and EC. Citation for further calculations using the Data will be as follows: “The following work was developed from the EEI dataset produced by GreatSchools and Education Cities”.

Reservation of Rights

GS and EC are and shall remain the owner of all right, title, and interest in and to data types developed jointly within the Data, including but not limited to EEI scores, EEI categories, and low income achievement categories. GS is and shall remain the owner of all right, title, and interest in and to the underlying data types within the Data, including but not limited to proficiency data. GS and EC do not intend or make any transfer to You of GS and EC’s rights in and to GS and EC’s materials and intellectual property, except for the limited license granted in the Creative Commons license “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike” (CC BY-NC-SA), and GS and EC hereby reserves all ownership rights in and to its own materials and intellectual property not otherwise granted herein.

Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and in accordance with the laws of the State of California without regard to conflict of laws principles. User agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of federal and state courts located in Alameda County, California in any dispute relating to or arising from this Agreement.

Questions

You agree to direct any and all questions concerning any aspect of the Data to data@greatschools.org.