The archive of Software Heritage is under the responsibility of Inria, the french national institute for research in computer science and control.
As such, the applicable law is the French law.
Software Heritage may use third-party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the Software Heritage services.
The Software Heritage archive collects publicly available source code, and its development history, from a variety of public sources. Personal information may be contained in the source code or in the development history, and may hence be collected in the archive. All the content of the archive being publicly accessible, you may access this information directly from the archive.
The Software Heritage archive collects publicly available source code, and its development history, from a variety of public sources. Software Heritage does not perform any screening of the collected source code and development history, hence illicit content present therein may hence become part of the Software Heritage archive. Conformant to the applicable french law, Software Heritage and Inria won’t be liable for copyright infringement as long as they offer legitimate right-holders a means to request it to be taken down. Notice that the terms of the french law are different from the ones found in the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act: in particular, no take down counter-notice mechanism is mandated by the law.
To request the removal of a content from the Software Heritage archive, you must file a formal request containing all of the following informations:
This request must be sent by mail to the following address
Délégation aux Affaires Juridiques
Domaine de Voluceau
Rocquencourt B.P. 105
78153 Le Chesnay Cedex