Software Licence Agreement

Institute of the Estonian Language

Copyright Institute of the Estonian Language



The present Licence Agreement gives the user of this Software Product (hereinafter: Product) the right to use the Product for whatever purpose (incl. distribution, copying, altering, inclusion in other software, and selling) on the following conditions:

  1. The present Licence Agreement should belong unaltered to each copy ever made of this Product;
  2. Neither the Institute of the Estonian Language (hereinafter: IEL) nor the author(s) of the Product will take responsibility for any detriment, direct or indirect, possibly ensuing from the application of the Product;
  3. The IEL is ready to share the Product with other users as we wish to advance research on the Estonian language and to promote the use of Estonian in rapidly developing infotechnology, yet we refuse to bind ourselves to any further obligation, which means that the IEL is not obliged either to warrant the suitability of the Product for a specific purpose, to improve the software, or to provide a more detailed description of the underlying algorithms. (Which does not mean, though, that we may not do it.)

Notification Request:

As a courtesy, we would appreciate being informed whenever our linguistic products are used to create derivative works. If you modify our software or include it in other products, please inform us by sending e-mail to or by letter to

Institute of the Estonian Language
Roosikrantsi 6
10119 Tallinn

Phone & Fax: +372 6411443

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