Altmetric Free Tools
About your use of Altmetric Free Tools
You may only use the Altmetric Free Tools for the relevant Approved Purpose (described below), which in all cases shall be limited to your own, non-commercial purposes and in accordance with applicable guidelines.
If you are acting for or on behalf of an institution, business or other entity (“Organization”), you must only use the Altmetric Free Tools via account(s) registered in the Organization’s name (where there is the option to register). By registering with us, you represent that you have authority to bind the Organization, and your agreement to these terms will be treated as the agreement of that Organization.
|Altmetric Free Tool||Individuals||Academic institutions||Corporates, publishers||More information|
|Bookmarklet||Install on individual devices||Not permitted||Not permitted||Altmetric Bookmarklet|
|Badges||Display on personal website in respect of your own research outputs||Display on academic repositories in respect of affiliated research||Embeddable Badges
|Explorer for Academic Librarians||Not applicable||Internal use by academic librarians based within a university – limited to two accounts per university||Explorer for Academic Librarians|
|API||Internal, academic research purposes and subject to acknowledgement||Internal, academic research purposes and subject to acknowledgement||Researcher Data Access Program|
All research use of the Altmetric Free Tools should be appropriately acknowledged, including by attributing Altmetric.com on each page on which any Altmetric data has been relied upon (and where electronic, links to www.altmetric.com). Such acknowledgement should not suggest we endorse you or your use case.
For the avoidance of doubt, no part of the Approved Uses permits: (a) use of any data made available via the Altmetric Free Tools, or derived therefrom (“Altmetric Data”) for any non-internal purpose, but without prejudice to any permitted display of Altmetric Badges; (b) use for any commercial purposes whatsoever or for the benefit of any other person; (c) use to develop, or otherwise in connection with, a product or service which competes with any of the products and/or services we offer, including to verify or enhance data previously or independently acquired or developed by you for use in respect of such product or service.
THE ALTMETRIC FREE TOOLS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY, CONDITION OR GUARANTY OF ANY KIND. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY HOWSOEVER CAUSED AND REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY ASSERTED, ARISING FROM YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE ALTMETRIC FREE TOOLS.
You acknowledge that the Altmetric Free Tools are protected by copyright and other proprietary rights, which we and our licensors will retain. You will abide by all relevant copyright notices, usage restrictions and other additional licensing terms, including those on the acknowledgements page, and agree that any unauthorized use will result in the automatic termination of any rights granted to you. To the extent there is any conflict between the rights granted in these terms and such additional licensing terms, the latter shall prevail.
Any reference to “Altmetric Free Tools” in these terms, includes Altmetric Data, where the context permits.
Date: August 2020