Crown Copyright and Third party copyrights
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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|
Data is provided to Marine Scotland from The OSPAR commission. The layers are available to view through Marine Scotland Maps.
For copyright information please see the OSPAR Data Terms and Conditions of Use which are available at: https://www.ospar.org/site/assets/files/1215/ospar_data_conditions_of_use.pdf
|OSPAR Data Conditions of Use, OSPAR Data Policy and Conditions of Use|
|Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level|
|Renewables Atlas - ABPmer||
The following data licence superceeds the version found in the associated metadata of relevant datasets.
Data Licence: THIS IS A LICENCE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ENTERPRISE AND REGULATORY REFORM (AS OF 03/10/2008 THIS IS THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE, WHERE THE ENERGY GROUP NOW RESIDES) ("LICENSOR") AND YOU ("LICENSEE"). YOU MUST READ AND ACCEPT ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET OUT BELOW BEFORE YOU USE THE DATA. BY USING THE DATA, YOU (AN INDIVIDUAL OR LEGAL ENTITY) AGREE WITH THE LICENSOR TO BECOME THE LICENSEE TO THIS LICENCE AGREEMENT AND CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF ITS TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS LICENCE AGREEMENT, DO NOT USE THE DATA.
1. Grant of Licence.
1.1. By using the Data the Licensor grants you ("the Licensee") a non-exclusive, non-transferable limited licence to use the accompanying Atlas of UK Marine Renewable Energy Resources Data sets including without limitation the Met Office and Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory data forming part of the content, electronic documentation (if applicable) strictly in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Licence Agreement.
1.2. The Licensee must ensure that the copyright notice of the Licensor is duplicated as it appears in or on the Data on all authorised copies. The Licensee must not assign or transfer this Licence Agreement to any third party. The Licensee shall destroy the Data and all upgrades (if any) or copies in its possession promptly upon termination of this Licence Agreement or discontinuance of the licence granted, for whatever reason.
1.3. The Data is provided 'as is' without any warranty of any kind either express or implied including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose.
1.4. The express terms of this Licence Agreement are in lieu of all warranties, conditions, undertakings, terms and obligations implied by statute, common law, trade usage, course of dealing or otherwise all of which are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
1.5. The Licensor does not warrant that the Data will be error-free or that such errors will be corrected and the Licensee is solely responsible for all costs and expenses associated with rectification, repair or damage caused by such errors.
1.6. Except for death or personal injury arising from the Licensor's negligence, the Licensor excludes and disclaims all liability for any loss or damage whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with this Licence Agreement, the Data, its use or otherwise. The Licensor expressly excludes liability for indirect, special, incidental or consequential loss or damage (including without limitation loss of profits or business) howsoever caused even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event the Licensee incurs any liability whatsoever under this Licence Agreement, such liability is limited to the licence fee paid by the Licensee for the Data.
2. Ownership of the Data
2.1. The Licensor shall at all times remain the owners of their respective intellectual property and like proprietary rights subsisting in or used in connection with the Data (including without limitation copyrights and database rights).
2.2. The Licensor may terminate this Licence Agreement at any time if the Licensee is in breach of any of the terms and conditions of this Licence Agreement. The Licensee may terminate this Licence Agreement at any time by destroying the Data and all copies of it. If the Licensor notifies the Licensee of such termination, the Licensee shall comply with the provisions of this Licence Agreement.
2.3. The Crown owns the intellectual property rights in the Met Office and Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory Data which form part of the Data set. The Licensee shall not have any rights or interests in the Met Office or Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory Data other than as described in this Licence Agreement. The Met Office Data is derived from model output with the permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationary Office © Crown copyright. The Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory Data is derived from model outputs with the permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationary Office © Crown copyright. Unauthorised reproduction infringes Crown copyright and may lead to prosecution or civil proceedings. The Licensee must ensure that it protects and does not interfere with any trade names and trademarks that are in or accompany the Met Office and Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory Data. All copies of the Met Office and Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory Data in whatever from must contain the following acknowledgement: '© Crown Copyright. All rights reserved 2008.'.
3. Law and Jurisdiction
3.1. This Licence Agreement shall be construed in accordance with and governed by English law and subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts
|Renewables Atlas downloads - GIS files|
|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.
|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|
|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|
|The Improvement Service||
The Spatial Hub's remit is to collate and standardise Scottish local authority's spatial data to form coherent, up-to-date national datasets, that can be shared with the data community to provide better insight, analysis and innovation. Currently, Spatial Hub data is only available to members of the One Scotland Mapping Agreement (OSMA)