Title: Terms

Text: This framework uses the following terms. Where terms are used without capitalization and are not otherwise defined in the [UMAcore], they are used in their normal sense.
{Individual}
A natural person (that is, a human being) with the capacity to take on contractual duties and obligations as a participant in an {UMA} interaction.
{Legal_Person}
A legal entity to which the law ascribes the ability to contract, such as a corporation, partnership, agency or government.
{Person}
An {Individual} or {Legal_Person}. {Persons} play various roles in achieving and seeking user-managed access, and the same {Person} might serve in multiple contractual roles.
{Conformance}
Claimed adherence of a running software program or service to the requirements of one or more of the roles "authorization server", "resource server", or "client", as defined in [UMAcore]. Software components play various roles in participating in the technical interactions necessary to achieve and seek user-managed access, and the same software component might serve in multiple technical roles.
{Resource_Subject}
The {Person} to whom a digital data resource relates.
{Grantor}
The {Person} who manages access to a digital data resource, either as its {Resource_Subject} or on that {Person}'s behalf.
{Authorization_Server}
A software service that fills the "authorization server" role as defined in [UMAcore].
{Authorization_Server_Operator}
A {Person} responsible for running and operating an {Authorization_Server}.
{Resource_Server}
A software service that fills the "resource server" role as defined in [UMAcore].
{Resource_Server_Operator}
A {Person} responsible for running and operating a {Resource_Server}.
{Client}
A software application or service that fills the "client" role as defined in [UMAcore].
{Client_Operator}
A {Person} responsible for running and operating a {Client}.
{Requesting_Party}
A {Person} that uses a {Client} to seek access to a protected resource. This {Person} may be an {Individual} or an {Legal_Person}. The {Requesting_Party} and the {Grantor} may be the same {Person} or different {Persons}.
{Requesting_Party_Agent}
A {Person} using a {Client} to seek access to a protected resource on behalf of a {Requesting_Party}. Typically this {Person} is an {Individual} acting on behalf of an {Legal_Person}.


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