Intellectual Property Rights

You are encouraged to use and re-use the information that is available on this site freely and flexibly, with only a few conditions.

The licence below governs your access to and use of information and datasets identified on this site that are covered by either GrassPortal Copyright or that have been licensed to GrassPortal for re-distribution.

Using this website

Access to and use of the Data expressly made available under this licence (the “Data”) indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions.

This is a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive licence from the provider of the Data (the “Data Provider”) to use it subject to the conditions below.

This licence does not affect your fair dealing or fair use rights, or any other copyright or database right exceptions and limitations.

You are free to:

  • copy, distribute and transmit the Data;
  • adapt the Data;

You must:

  • acknowledge the copyright and the source of the Data by including any attribution statement specified by the Data Provider. All Data downloads will come with a recommended acknowledgement statement;
  • include the same acknowledgment requirement in any sub-licences of the Data that you grant, and a requirement that any further sub-licences do the same;
  • ensure that you do not use the Data in a way that suggests the Data Provider endorses you or your use of the Data;
  • ensure that you do not misrepresent the Data or its source.

No warranty

The Data is licensed ‘as is’ and the Data Provider excludes all representations, warranties, obligations and liabilities in relation to the Data to the maximum extent permitted by law. The Data Provider is not liable for any errors or omissions in the Data and shall not be liable for any loss, injury or damage of any kind caused by its use. The Data Provider does not guarantee the continued supply of the Data.

Governing law

This licence is governed by the laws of the country in which the Data Provider has its principal place of business, unless otherwise specified by the Data Provider.

Changes to this licence

The Data Provider may amend the terms of this licence or make the Data available under a different licence. However, these terms will continue to apply to data you already license from the Data Provider.

Creative Commons

These terms have been aligned to be interoperable with any Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Licence. This means that you may mix the information with Creative Commons licensed content to create a derivative work that can be distributed under any Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Licence.

creative commons

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