[Talk-GB] Worcestershire Public Rights of Way - OGL
rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 18:01:38 BST 2012
Following on from my email dated 03/Aug/2012 [A], I have received further
notice from Worcestershire CC as follows:
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I had this reply from the OS yesterday about use of the PROW data:
In simple terms the OpenData licence requires the following:
- Acknowledge the copyright and the source of the data by including the
following attribution statement: ‘*Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown
copyright and database right 2012*’.
- Include the same acknowledgement requirement in any sub-licences of
the data that you grant, and a requirement that any further sub-licences do
- Ensure that you do not use the data in a way that suggests Ordnance
Survey endorses you or your use of the data.
- Ensure that you do not misrepresent the data or its source.
The full OS OpenData licence can be found here (this is on our public
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It would therefore look like Ordnance Survey have overridden the OGL
licence and applied their own standard OS OpenData conditions. Whether this
was intentional or just some canned response, I think we should treat the
data as available under OS OpenData Licence (rather than OGL), just to be
on the safe side.
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