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Terms and conditions of use

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Official languages notice

The Nomenclature platform and the original Nomenclature data are fully available in both Canada official languages. Please note, however, that the content of Nomenclature is continuously enriched with linked open data such as terminology or definitions originating in complementary standards published by museums and other institutions around the world that are not subject to the requirements of the Official Languages Act. This open data, provided by third-party sources which are identified for usability, is published in the language in which it is collected.

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