Crown Copyright and Third party copyrights
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|Royal Yachting Association (RYA)||
RYA copyright material requires the consent of the RYA for any reproduction, adaptation, manipulation, extraction or other use. Images from NMPi based on RYA data should not be reproduced by third parties. Users wishing access to the data should contact the RYA.
Ordnance Survey make several datasets available under Open Government Licence. The map layers below are either directly from Ordnance survey or have been derived from that data.
If used, the data should be acknowledged with:
Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right (year)
|OS Open Data, Open Government Licence|
|OpenStreetMap Foundation (OSMF)||
OpenStreetMap is an initiative to create and provide free geographic data, such as street maps, to anyone. The OpenStreetMap Foundation is an international not-for-profit organization supporting, but not controlling, the OpenStreetMap Project. It is dedicated to encouraging the growth, development and distribution of free geospatial data and to providing geospatial data for anyone to use and share.
You are free to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt our data, as long as you credit OpenStreetMap and its contributors. If you alter or build upon our data, you may distribute the result only under the same licence.
|Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB)|
|Oil & Gas Authority (OGA)||
All material, whether on the Oil & Gas Authority's website or provided by the OGA in hard copy, is owned by the OGA or is licensed to the OGA and is protected by copyright, trade marks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.
|Oil & Gas UK|
|Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)||
All information provided by the Scottish Association for Marine Science on the web pages of its Scottish Marine Institute is made available to provide immediate access for the convenience of interested persons.
While SAMS believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility. Therefore, SAMS does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of the information.
Neither SAMS nor any of the sources of the information shall be responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the use of or results obtained from the use of this information.
Information at the SAMS site is:
Links to and from the SAMS website are:
|Legal terms concerning the SAMS website|
|Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT)|
|Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU)||
Data provided by the Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU)
If used, any layers should be acknowledged with
© Sea Mammal Research Unit
|Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS)||
Data are provided to Marine Scotland from The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS). The layers are available to view through Marine Scotland Maps. SAHFOS has an open and transparent approach to data availability, data requests and data citation. SAHFOS believes its plankton observation, ancillary datasets and associated metadata should be freely available to collaborating researchers. Increasing the number of scientists that can access and work with SAHFOS datasets will accelerate the progress of marine ecological science and understanding; enhancing the societal benefit derived from SAHFOS data.
More information about the data and data policy can be found at https://www.sahfos.ac.uk/.
|SAHFOS Data Policy|