Geographic Information Systems - Digital Data Licence

Digital Data Licence

GIS SECTION, Forest Inventory



For the data contained on this medium (media), or any part thereof, herein called the DATA

Between the PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA as represented by the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, hereinafter referred to as NR&R and the recipient of the data hereinafter called the USER

For good consideration, the receipt of which is acknowledged, NR&R licences the non-exclusive use of the digital DATA to the USER on the following terms and conditions.


NR&R remains the owner of the DATA and is not assigning copyright privileges to the USER.

The USER agrees to acknowledge NR&R as the source of the DATA, if using or distributing it in its original form, whether in whole or in part, or as part of a value added product.

NR&R reserves the right to modify and/or update the DATA without obligations to notify the USER.

The DATA is provided to the USER on an "as is" basis, without warranties of any kind, express or implied.

The entire risk as to the quality and accuracy of the DATA is with the USER and the USER shall use his/her own judgment in making use of the DATA or drawing conclusions based upon it.

NR&R shall not be liable to the USER, his/her clients, servants, agents, contractors, assigns, or to any other person for any loss or damage of any kind including personal injury or death arising from the use of the DATA or accompanying written materials, or from errors, deficiencies or faults therein, whether such damage is caused by negligence or otherwise. If errors or omissions are found in the DATA, the USER will notify NR&R.

This Licence is the entire Agreement between the parties and supersedes all previous Agreements or understandings between NR&R and the USER hereto, whether written or oral, in connection with or incidental to the DATA. This Licence shall be binding upon the parties hereto and each of their executors, administrators, successors and assigns and shall ensure to the benefit of such executors, administrators, successors and authorized assigns.

This Licence must be included with the DATA if the USER copies or re-distributes the DATA whether in whole or in part. The DATA may not be distributed in this or any form for the purpose of resale without the express written permission of theNR&R.

This Licence can be terminated by NR&R at any time. Upon such termination, the USER shall refrain from using the DATA and destroy all copies and backups in the USER'S possession.

This Licence is in effect once the USER reads and accepts the Terms and Conditions of this Licence. If the USER is unable or unwilling to fully comply with these terms and conditions, the USER must refrain from using the DATA. By using the DATA, the USER acknowledges that he/she was aware of the terms and conditions of this Licence when he/she accepted it, understood them, and agreed to be bound by them.

NR&R Contact Person:

Data Distributor
P.O. Box 68 Truro, N.S. B2N 5B8.
Telephone: 902-893-5655
Fax: 902-893-6102