Creative Commons Licenses

Creative Commons is an international project, with a wide range of ready-to-use licenses established, leading to an easier process of accessing data. There is a list of CC licenses in 4.0 version, which are in use currently, with a short description. It must be remembered that they were created for different items, not only for datasets, that is why you must be sure if a chosen license fits into your dataset.

The four basic license conditions:

The six available CC licenses combine the four basic terms in different ways, with the “Attribution” disclaimer repeated in each of them.

Creative Commons license version:

The tool at can help you customize and select the appropriate licenses for your work. It can help website owners to tag shared content.

Sources and important links: