SentiGOLD Dataset

EULA (End User License Agreement)

By EBLICT Project, BCC

By signing this document, the user, he or she who will make use of the dataset, agrees to the following terms.

  1. Commercial User

The dataset may only be used for academic research purposes. The dataset may not be used for any commercial purposes. Commercial purposes include, but are not limited to:

  • Training or proving the efficiency of commercial systems.
  • Selling data from the dataset
  • Creating any massive surveillance system using this dataset.
  • Responsibility

                This document must be signed by a person with a permanent position at an

academic/research institute (the user). Up to five other researchers affiliated  with  the  same  institute  for  whom  the user is responsible, may be named at the end of this document which will allow them to work with this dataset.

The user must apply using their affiliation’s email address and provide a link to a website in their affiliation that verifies their position in the affiliation and their email address.

  • Distribution

                The user may not distribute the dataset or portions thereof in any way, with the

 exception of using small portions of data for the exclusive purpose of clarifying

 academic publications or presentations.

  • Access

The user may only use the dataset after this EULA has been signed and returned to the dataset administrators. The user must print and sign the EULA, then scan it and mail to the following address:

  • Publications

All documents and papers that report on research that uses the SentiGOLD dataset will acknowledge this by citing the following paper.

Md. Ekramul Islam, Labib Chowdhury, Faisal Ahamed Khan, Shazzad Hossain, Md Sourave Hossain, Mohammad Mamun Or Rashid, Nabeel Mohammed, and Mohammad Ruhul Amin. 2023. SentiGOLD: A Large Bangla Gold Standard Multi-Domain Sentiment Analysis Dataset and Its Evaluation. In Proceedings of the 29th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD ’23). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 4207–4218.

  • Changes

The SentiGOLD dataset owners/administrators reserve the right to change this EULA at any time; users will be informed about changes beforehand and given the choice to opt out of the new EULA. Opting out will render the previous EULA void (and thus the user will lose their right to use the dataset).

  • Misuse

                If at any point, the administrators of the dataset have a reasonable doubt that the

user does not act in accordance with this EULA, he/she will be notified of this and will immediately be denied access to the database. In this case, they will need to delete any copies of the dataset that they have created. Administrators can take necessary legal action according to the misuse of the SentiGOLD dataset.

  • Warranty

The dataset comes without any warranty, the SentiGOLD dataset administrators can not be held accountable for any damage (physical, financial or otherwise) caused by the use of the database.