Terms of Use


Keys in KeyBase are derived from a wide variety of sources and are provided by a range of collaborators. Where a key is derived from a cited publication, the key is provided under fair dealing provisions. Where a key is previously unpublished, or has been modified from the published version, it is provided under a Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence. This allows for re-distribution of the data and any derivative works based on the data, provided that the source of the data is acknowledged.


KeyBase keys are supplied as is. No warranty, express or implied, is made concerning the accuracy or fitness of the key for any particular purpose. KeyBase keys are used at your own risk. Collaborators and developers of KeyBase and its keys will not be held liable for any loss or damage arising from the use of or reliance upon the keys, or reliance on its availability at any time.

The views, opinions, findings and recommendations expressed on this service are those of the author(s) and collaborator(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Commonwealth Government, any Australian state or territory government, any Australian regional government or any other Australian government agency.

Reference on this service to any specific commercial products, process or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation or favouring by any Australian Government agency, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.


Information from this service resides on a computer system funded by the Commonwealth, state and territory governments of Australia. KeyBase may use Google Analytics to monitor site usage for statistical purposes. Information logged may include: the user's Internet protocol (IP) address and top level domain name, the date and time the site was visited, the pages accessed, the queries performed and data downloaded, the previous site visited and the browser used. Any unauthorised access to this system is prohibited and is subject to various Australian criminal and civil laws.

Certain features available in KeyBase require user registration. When registering, a genuine e-mail address and a limited amount of personal information must be provided. No information captured for registration purposes will be provided to any third party, except to the limited extent that some information (not including e-mail address) is exposed in KeyBase itself.