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Government Website Open Information Announcement

Government Website Open Information Announcement
  • I. Authorization Method & Scope

    In order to facilitate the public to better utilize the website information, all of CWB's publicly posted information and materials that are protected under copyright provisions may be reauthorized for public use without cost in a non-exclusive manner. The users are not limited to time and by region to reproduce, adapt, edit, publicly transmit or utilize with other methods, and as well as to develop various products or services (herein known as derivations). This authorization will not be retracted hereafter, and the users do not have to acquire any written or other methods of authorization from the Administration. However, when using it, the user should state the source.

  • II. Information on Related Items:

    (a) The authorized scope is only within the scope protected under copyright. It does not include other intellectual property rights, including but not limited to the provision of patents, trademarks and administration's logo.

    (b) Whether or not the said person's actively publicized or legally required publicized personal information can be collected, processed or utilized, the user must follow the related provisions based on the Personal Information Protection Act, and plan to execute the related measures required by law.

    (c) For some videos, photos, sheet music and contracted case writings or other works, the administration must especially state that the approval must be duly obtained before use.

  • III. Should be prudential not to infringe upon a third party in moral rights in copyrights (including the rights to identify names and the rights to ban unjustifiable change.)

  • IV. After using the information and material provided by this authorization, one should not maliciously alter its related information. If edited and the reworked information does not match the original, the user is liable for civil and criminal legal responsibilities.

  • V. The website's authorization does not authorize the user to represent the administration's recommendation, approval or agreement with the status of the added derivatives.

Links to the Website
  • The Website is open for connection to the public. No consent of the CWB is required, provided that the title of the CWB shall be expressly specified.

  • Names, locations, and format of the files contained in the Website may be updated or amended at any time; therefore, we do not suggest links made to certain files (such as .htm files) or via automatic retrieve means to obtain the relevant information.

Third Party Sites
  • The related links to non-CWB websites provided in the Website are merely for the convenience of its users. The CWB shall not be liable to any use of the contents thereof, and further shall not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completion, and security of the websites.

  • The CWB promises, to the best of its efforts, to assure the timeliness and accuracy of the information it provided; however, the relevant information will, at any time, be revised or updated in accordance with the then current actual situation. The CWB is not responsible to notify anyone of such revision or updating in advance. It shall be the user's responsibility to obtain the latest information, understand the relevant meanings and applying limitations, and correctly use such information in case any misinterpretation.

  • Due to the application natures of Internet, when a user visits the Website, please note if there is any proxy server provided by his internal system or ISP operators to view this Website. The CWB may not resolve problems for users regarding those arising from the storage time of cache, preference settings or malfunction caused by such proxy server. The user shall contact the responsible unit to eliminate such barriers.