Share and collaborate on code and documentation with other organizations and parties. Manage git repositories with fine grained access controls that keep your code secure. Perform code reviews and enhance collaboration with merge requests. Each project can also have an issue tracker and a wiki.
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In-house software developer teams are becoming essential to many of the EBU Members' organizations, but they often work in isolation, duplicating work already being performed elsewhere.
The EBU Technology & Innovation provides a code exchange platform (the “Platform”) in order to promote Software Development best practices and share code and documentation with colleagues in the industry with the spirit of sharing with the rest or a subset of the industry knowledge and of promoting software development best practices in the media industry.
Media related software projects, including software source code and all the technical information, documentation and other materials, including but not limited to text, photos, graphics comments, data (a “Project”).
Any User who has (i) an EBU Technical Account and (ii) who wishes to share a Project.
The Platform is a service available only to users holding an EBU technical account.
In order to log in to and access the services of the Platform as a Registered User, each Registered User agrees to, in addition to the general undertakings mentioned above:
The Platform relies on the principle of End User Responsibility. The EBU operates the Platform for the sole purposes of facilitating access to Projects. It remains the sole responsibility of the Registered Users to use the Projects within the limits indicated by the Contributor of a Project (the “Permitted Scope”).
When uploading a Project on the Platform (including any Derivative Project), Registered Users undertake at all times to respect the following provisions:
When uploading a Project, the Contributor shall indicate whether the following uses are authorized or not. In case nothing is stated in relation to a Project, the most permissive use shall be applicable
The EBU reserves the right to change, alter, replace or
By using the Platform, all Registered Users agree that all
personal data provided to the EBU in connection with their use of the Platform is collected, stored and
used by the EBU for the purposes of operation the Platform and improving its operation.
In particular, Registered Users agree that the EBU may transmit to the Contributors information about their use of the Platform and the Projects consulted. Registered Data can be shared and transmitted only amongst Registered Users and the EBU.
The EBU offers access to the Platform and its functionalities to the
Registered Users. Registered Users agree to comply with all applicable law, statutes and regulations
regarding access to and use of the Platform and of the Projects.
Registered Users may access and view Projects on the Platform on their computer or other Internet connected device, including mobile devices and tablets, and but shall not use any Project outside the scope of the Authorised Scope without undertaking proper and appropriate further clearance process.
The EBU is entitled at any time to deny access to the Platform to any Registered User for any reason whatsoever.
Registered Users shall not:
Any Contributor wishing to cease to use the Platform acknowledges
that the EBU shall remain entitled to continue to host the Derivative Projects thereof on the Platform
and that the Derivative Projects can continue to be downloaded by Registered Users in accordance with
the Raison d’Etre of the Platform.
The Contributors acknowledge that a Project which has been uploaded on the Platform can be removed discretionally and unilaterally by the Contributor or the EBU
If the Contributor and/or the EBU receive a formal injunction to do remove a given Project from the Platform, the Contributor concerned by the claim undertakes to provide the EBU and the Registered Users concerned all the necessary support in order to solve the claim and shall hold the EBU and the Registered Users concerned harmless. In case a Project is removed from the Platform, such removal shall in no case affect the possibility for the EBU to continue to make available any Derivative Project related thereto on the Platform and to provide the possibility to Registered Users to use it within its respective Permitted Scope.
The EBU's role is to provide the technology and management for the Platform.
The agreement that governs the use of the Project made available by Contributors to the Platform is a
direct relationship to be established only between a Contributor and the relevant User. The EBU cannot
be held responsible if a Project is not used by Registered Users within the Permitted Scope. The EBU
encourages Contributors and Users to resolve among themselves any and all disputes related to the use of
the Platform. In case of disputes raised by third parties concerning a Contributor’s uploading of a
Project to the Platform, the Contributor and the Registered User(s) concerned shall engage in good faith
efforts to find an amicable solution in their joint benefit.
The EBU reserves the right, but does not have an obligation, to monitor and/or review all information and materials uploaded to or where authorized, downloaded from the Platform but the EBU is not responsible for any such information and materials uploaded by the Registered Users. However, the EBU reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or government request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in the EBU sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these Terms and Conditions, EBU policies or applicable law.
The EBU does not warrant, represent or covenant that the Platform or the Projects, functions or materials contained therein will be timely, secure, uninterrupted or error free, or that defects will be corrected. The EBU makes no warranty that the Platform will meet Registered Users' requirements or that the Project Registration Data or the Registration Data are correct, accurate and up to date. No advice, results or information, whether oral or written, obtained by Registered Users from the EBU or through the Platform shall create any warranty not expressly made herein. The EBU also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, the Registered Users’ computer equipment or other property on account of Registered Users’ access to, use of, or browsing in the Platform or the uploading or downloading (where possible) of any Project (such as materials, data, text, images, video, audio or software) on or from the Platform. If Registered Users’ are dissatisfied with the Platform, their sole remedy is to discontinue using the Platform.