I am working on a career/education based local project (It doesn't involves professional social connection between users). For the project, I require to use the educational and professional history of alumni of various local educational institutes. My site won't be having any job board, social networking features. It will be a sheer career/education consulting project and I require to use LinkedIn to derive career timeline information of individuals from their profiles. This information would be used introduce the profile of an individual about whom an article will be written. Would it be appropriate to do so if I take consent from the concerned individual regarding the use of his/her information? I don't want to copy the data from LinkedIn user profiles, but just wish to use it as an information source (that too, just for education/career history) for my project.
I have gone through the User Agreement and got to relevant points regarding the topic -
1. When you share information, others can see, copy and use that information. (Title of 2.10)
(Few points from section 10.2 - Don't)
2. Duplicate, license, sublicense, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, sell, rebrand, or otherwise transfer information found on LinkedIn (excluding content posted by you) except as permitted in this Agreement, LinkedInís developer terms and policies, or as expressly authorized by LinkedIn;
3. Utilize or copy information, content or any data you view on or obtain from LinkedIn to provide any service that is competitive, in LinkedInís sole discretion, with LinkedIn;
Thanks and Regards