Open Source Licence

All content of any material (including that accompanying this limited open source licence) made available by the Institute (as defined hereafter) (the Material) is © 2019, The SABSA Institute C.I.C (a registered community interest company in England under registration number 08439587) (the Institute).

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of the Material to deal in the Material without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Material (together Dealings), and to permit persons to whom the Material is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

  • the above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or portions of the Material, communicated through any medium (other than for uses internally within your organisation, where “© 2019, The SABSA Institute C.I.C”, need only be cited);
  • any Dealings in the Material, of any nature, in the context of, or with a view to, training, teaching, education, instruction, coaching or any analogous or similar concept or thing, are prohibited without the prior written consent of the Institute (other than the making of passing references to the general existence of SABSA® materials);
  • any Dealings in the Material which involve the Material, or a significant portion of it, being reproduced, used or licensed in any paper, publication or other similar document which is sold, licensed or otherwise distributed for any form of consideration requires the prior written consent of the Institute;
  • SABSA® and the SABSA logo are registered trade marks of the Institute. Any use of same, other than for specific purposes of copyright citation (as noted above), is prohibited;
  • This permission is worldwide, non-exclusive and revocable on immediate written notice from or on behalf of the Institute; and
  • Any material or significant alterations to any Material require the prior written consent of the Institute.

THE MATERIAL IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR THE INSTITUTE OR ANY OF ITS RELATED PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF LEGAL DUTY OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE MATERIAL OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE MATERIAL.

THIS LICENCE IS GOVERNED BY ENGLISH LAW AND ANY DISPUTE REGARDING IT OR ITS SUBJECT MATTER SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS OF ENGLAND AND WALES.

NON-LEGAL GUIDE TO SABSA® LICENCE TERMS

The following table is intended to provide a short, non-legal guide to use cases of any copyrighted material owned by the SABSA Institute C.I.C (the Institute).

This table is without prejudice to the terms of the SABSA® open-source licence, and its contents are provided for guidance and explanatory purposes only.

Use CaseGuide to Licence Terms
Solely within your own organisation for internal benefit.Free to use with brief copyright citation.
Publication in any paper, journal or other distributed medium licensed or distributed free of charge.Free to use with full academic citation and reproduction of copyright notice.
Publication in any paper, journal or other distributed medium licensed or sold for consideration (i.e. for a fee).Use may be permitted with prior written consent, subject also to full academic citation and reproduction of copyright notice.
Public presentation.Free to use with full academic citation and reproduction of copyright notice.
Training or educational course referencing the general existence of SABSA® materials.Free to reference, noting SABSA® copyright.
Training course including any SABSA® materials.Prohibited without prior written consent from the Institute.
By professional examination or certification bodies.Prohibited without prior written consent from the Institute.

In the case of any doubt over the terms that apply to your proposed use case, please contact licensing@sabsainstitute.org explaining in no more than 250 words your proposed use case to seek consent.

We will endeavour to respond to your email as soon as reasonably possible.

Thank you.