Oil & Gas Authority National Data Repository (NDR)

National Data Repository: Terms and Conditions of Use (‘NDR User Agreement’)

Use of Public Information
16. Subject to the other terms of this NDR User Agreement (and in particular clause 17 below), the OGA grants you a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable right and licence to download and use, but not to own, the Public Information as provided for in clause 17 below.
17. Subject to applicable UK law (statutory or at common law and including the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988), you may, among other things, store in memory, manipulate, copy, analyse, reformat, and print the Public Information. Except where it is the Data Owner of the Information in question, the OGA does not own the intellectual property rights in the Information and cannot authorise, where applicable, specific use(s) you may wish to make of the Information. Clause 19 below sets out how the OGA-owned Information can be used.
18. You must (where you use the Information as set out in clause 17 above) acknowledge the source of the Information by including the following attribution statement:
‘Contains information provided by the Oil and Gas Authority and/or other third parties.’
This is a fundamental and underlying condition of this NDR User Agreement and if you fail to comply the rights granted to you under this NDR User Agreement will end automatically.
19. Where Information is owned by the OGA, the OGA may make such Information available in the NDR on terms other than as set out in clause 17. Where that is the case, you will be informed before confirming any Information request or order.
20. This NDR User Agreement does not affect your freedom under fair dealing of fair use or any other copyright or database right exceptions and limitations.
21. This NDR User Agreement does not cover:
(a) personal data in the Information;
(b) Public Information that has not been accessed by way of publication or disclosure under information access legislation (including the Freedom of Information Acts for the UK) by or with the consent of the OGA;
(c) use of the NDR logo, the OGA logo or any User, Data Owner or other third party logo;
(d) third party rights the OGA is not authorised to grant rights in respect of; and
(e) other intellectual property rights, including patents, trade marks, and design rights howsoever arising.
22. This NDR User Agreement does not grant you any right to use the Information in a way that suggests any official status or that the Oil and Gas Authority and/or any other third party Information provider endorse you or your use of the Information.


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