The term of validity for use of the downloaded data is one year. The right to use the data terminates after one year, counting from the day the data is supplied. Upon termination of the data use right, the user is required to erase the data from computer system. The user must reapply in order to continue the use of data.
The user must acknowledge, in any publication, the original data creators and the data service provider, EASSDA.
"East Asian Social Survey (EASS) is based on Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS), Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS), Korean General Social Survey (KGSS), and Taiwan Social Change Survey (TSCS), and distributed by the EASSDA."
The user may not utilize the EASS data to obtain or derive information relating specifically to an individual, organization, or institution. The user may not provide the data in parts or in whole to any third party without the consent of EASSDA.