2.3.3 Responsibilities of the RIPE NCC and Data Maintainers

In terms of managing the RIPE Database public service, there are some things the RIPE NCC is and is not responsible for.

  • The RIPE NCC does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or availability of the RIPE Database or of the data contained therein.
  • The Maintainer is responsible for keeping all data maintained by them accurate and up-to-date, including correct contact details. The data must be good enough to allow the RIPE NCC to contact the Maintainer or Registrant within a reasonable time without having to get information from another source.
  • The Maintainer who enters personal data into the RIPE Database has a responsibility to inform the individual to whom the data pertains and to obtain his/her explicit consent for the entry in the public RIPE Database if required by law.
  • The RIPE NCC is not responsible for the use of any registered Internet number resources nor is the RIPE NCC responsible for any issues that may arise from this use.
  • The RIPE NCC is not responsible for any issues arising from the use of any information contained within the public RIPE Database.

This list may change over time and is not exhaustive. For further details please refer to the Terms and Conditions.

This documentation is in draft status.
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