Open Data must be freely available.
To the extent possible, there will be no fee charged for Dubai Government Open Data.
The Dubai Government will establish a platform for the exchange of Open Data and Shared Data.
Open Data and Shared Data should be readable in any or many formats.
Government Open Data will be provided through open license or no license.
The use and re-use of Open Data shall, as far as possible, be free from any restriction or condition.
Data Providers shall provide, and Data Users shall accept and use, Open Data and Shared Data on an “as is” basis. Open data and Shared Data does not need to be warranted as having a particular value or being fit for a particular use. Data users must use the Open Data at their own risk, without liability on the part of the Data Provider.
Where the Data Provider does require restrictions on the use of data the Data User will respect these restrictions.
A standard use license will encapsulate the Open Data principles as the minimum standard.