Terms & conditions

CityOpenSource offers registered users of the portal the opportunity to create and share their own digital maps & content.

You are entitled to use CityOpenSource based on these terms and conditions and you agree to use the following terms and conditions as amended from time.

We have the right to modify these terms at any time.

We will notify users in advance by email about a change. The prerequisite is that the user entered an email address. The amendment shall be deemed approved if you do not object within one month of the change announcement. In case of conflict, we are entitled to block access.

Users: Owner and Mappers - Level of permission

The users of CityOpenSource are of two types:

  • Owner - Administrator of map, which opens the map, manages its functions personalization, and other level services.
  • Mappers - User of map, that contributes with its contents, the owner can confirm or reject these

Access and use authorization

Each user of CityOpenSource is entitled under the condition of compliance with these terms.

The user can use and participate in a map if he has a registration indicating his personal information (e-mail address and username) or by using an external service (ie.Facebook) to register and by accepting the specific use conditions and obligations of CityOpenSource. This is also a prerequisite for the use of map, in which users can generate and publish their own content.

CityOpenSource prohibited and persecuted any false and / or misleading registration, especially when false personal information is used and / or for creating an account for third parties without their permission.

Licence of content

On CityOpenSource you can insert content with different and specific access levels and licenses. Specific access levels, closed or the choice of open licenses levels (ei. CCbySa) are defined by owner of the map.

As a user of CityOpenSource you agree that other authorized users of platform can use and exploit the data generated and added by you for the specific access levels.

As a User you agree by the use of CityOpenSource at all in the context of CityOpenSource published and generated data and content to all authorized users of CityOpenSource.

As a user of platform you agree to respect the rights and property rights of other users of CityOpenSource.

As a user of CityOpenSource you are solely responsible for the generated and published content you added and you have to make sure that it is not illegal or immoral content. It is prohibited to you in particular the add of racist, pornographic, inhumane, abusive, instructional to crime and offending public decency contributions content.

Code of Conduct

As a user of CityOpenSource you agree not to use platform to:

  • upload content that is illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive, or any kind of infringing the privacy of another user, or racially, ethnically or similarly durable;
  • hurt minorities in any form;
  • upload a content, disseminate or disclose to its disclosure you are not allowed and its dissemination to the existing laws provisions (ei. insider information, copyright or other proprietary rights);
  • violate intentionally or unintentionally any applicable law.

You agree not to violate these rules of conduct, terms of use and laws. In particular, you respect the rights of other users.

If we notice contents, offend regulated rules of conduct and/or a breach of this and/or these Terms of Use, we reserve the right to delete published content, to terminate your user account or exclude the user from further use of our services, in whole or in part.

If you breach these Terms of Use, you are obliged to replace the incurred expenses and our exemption from damages and reimbursement of expenses claims by third parties, which were caused by the breach in some manner.

Notwithstanding any other legal or contractual rights, CityOpenSource may, at its discretion and with due regard to the legitimate interests of each user take the following measures if there exist factual indications that a user violates statutory provisions, the rights of third parties, these Terms of Use or the applicable supplementary conditions culpably:

Change, block, anonymize or delete content, warning to the user, publication of the misconduct in the respective Map, making note of the user name, temporary or permanent blocking of a user for any or all pages and content of CityOpenSource websites exclusion of a user, issuing a temporary or permanent virtual ban from the house, or immediate termination of the Membership Agreement or the right of use.


We are liable according to the legal provisions. The user generated content are not subject to supervisory duty on our part. We therefore accept no responsibility or liability for the topicality, correctness, completeness, reliability, authenticity and non-infringement of third parties, viruses, or suitability of such content and / or other activities of users. Particular, we assume no liability for the loss or negligent storage of passwords or access rights of users. The user shall free CityOpenSource from claims for damages or claims of third parties when CityOpenSource is not responsible. Unless previously agreed otherwise, the liability is NOT on our part.