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Instructions for Policies

The API License does not live in a vacuum, instead it is just one delivery needed to publish an API. Among other required items are price lists, documentation etc. The License refers to such documents. These have been separated from the License itself to prevent it to become too large and complicated given the wide array of variants in which e.g. Technical Documentation can be designed.

Template: Personal Data Processing Policy

The information which an API provider needs to provide to users who have registered their personal data to gain access to an API depends on what the provider plans to do with the data, but the project recommends that the API provider provide, at a minimum, the following information:

Template: Modifications Policy

The project recommends that the API provider provide, at a minimum, the following information:

Example wording

We will inform you (as a user) with as much advance notice as possible of any modifications to one of our APIs. Our aim is to inform you as follows:

Technical Documentation

Since technical documentation can be drafted in many different ways, no proposals are provided as examples, but the project recommends that the API provider provide, at a minimum, the following information: