Governance Documents > Agreements and Licenses, and Associated IP Policies

Open Health Tools is formed exclusively as a non-profit trade association, as set out in section 501(c)(6) of the US Internal Revenue Code. And Open Health Tools is an open source organization, responsible for a growing and complex ecosystem. This combination means that there is a relatively large body of legal/policy documents governing the range of Open Health Tools' activities. To simplify access to these documents, they are listed under clickable headings below.

  • Legal and Licensing FAQs – providing answers to some of the more common questions.
  • EPL FAQs – answers to questions about the Eclipse Public License provided by the Eclipse Foundation.

Please note that some of these documents and forms can be found on the left column of this page.

  • File

    Copyright Infringement Notification Procedure

     (87K)
    Which should be followed if you feel that there is content on this website that infringes your copyrights.
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    Eclipse Public License

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    The license under which, for the most part, Open Health Tools software is made available.
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    Intellectual Property Policy

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    Governs how Open Health Tools handles Intellectual Property issues.
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    Open Health Tools Software User Agreement

     (39K)
    By downloading builds or accessing the Open Health Tools software repository, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions contained in this agreement. This is an overall agreement that governs all Open Health Tools Projects – and provides details on how to determine which open source license (such as the Eclipse Public License) applies to each software component.
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    Terms of Use

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    By accessing, browsing or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions contained in this agreement.