Legal Resources


The OW2 Community is regulated by a number of legal documents and contracts. These are usually binding on all Members and Committers. They currently include:

Bylaws of OW2: Defines the fundamental purpose, activities, organization, responsibilities, and obligations of the Board and membership (Statuts en français).

Proxy Form for Board of Directors / Formulaire de pouvoir (English + French): PDF version or LibreOffice ODT version.

Book of Procedures: Document currently unavailable. It will probably be the result of various guidelines and charters we are currently developing.

Membership Agreement: Contract which provides the evidence of the membership of a Member and defines, among others, the fee structure and level of fees and committment for each membership categories. There is a specific light agreement for Associate Organisations.

Intellectual Property Rights Policy: Document (IP Policy) sets forth the principles under which the Association manages intellectual property matters.

Legal Compliance Policy: Draft document to be fully validated by our legal counsel. This document provides guidelines to Members to comply at all times with all applicable laws, rules and regulations with respect to their participation in OW2's activities and meetings.

Logo and Trademark usage policy: The Logo and Trademark usage policy provides guidelines about how to properly use OW2's logo and trade mark so as to strengthen the OW2 brand.

Privacy Policy: The OW2 privacy policy was updated in view of the REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016, also known as  European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on the 25th of May 2018.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: this disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability regarding the use of the OW2 technical is to be accepted at registration time.

General Assembly

Our General Assembly was held online on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 5:30pm. The General Assembly is a public event open to all. Apologies to those who could not connect, probably because of network saturation. 

This General Assembly was the official closing of the 2019 fiscal year of OW2. The agenda includes: a) 2019 reports by the Chairperson of the Board, the treasurer, or the CEO, b) face-to-face Q&A and discussion.

General Assembly Reports