Contributor Agreement

Open data

colouring Melbourne contributions are open data, licensed under the Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL) by colouring Melbourne contributors.

You are free to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt our data, as long as you credit colouring Melbourne and our contributors.If you alter or build upon our data, you may distribute the result only under the same licence.

Your contributions

colouring Melbourne emphasises local and community knowledge. Contributors use a variety of sources and local and expert knowledge of buildings to contribute data and verify that colouring Melbourne is accurate and up to date.

When you contribute to colouring Melbourne, you make your contributions available as open data for anyone to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt in line with the licence.

We are unable to accept any data derived from copyright or restricted sources, other than as covered by fair use.

We encourage full attribution of data sources where appropriate - more details on potential sources are documented with suggestions for each data category.

When you make a contribution to colouring Melbourne, you are creating a permanent, public record of all data added, removed, or changed by you.The database records the username and ID of the user making the edit, along with the time and date of the change.All of this information is also made publicly available through the website and through bulk downloads of the edit history.