Talk:Tag:boundary=vice county

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Vice County Boundary source information

The original terms of use of the National Biodiversity Network's boundary information was quite restrictive. This was more recently revised to allow use under the OS OpenData license. After the OS confirmed it was OK to use their data still even after the license change, User:EdLoach used the contact form on the NBN website to check whether this meant it was also OK to use the Vice County boundary information. The reply is below (with email addresses removed to try and minimise spam):

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From: "NBN Support" <removed - EdLoach>

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Subject: FW: Contact form enquiry

Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 11:07:05 +0100

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Hi Ed,

Thank you for checking with us. Yes, this is fine.

Kind regards,

Mandy

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Sent: 19 August 2011 14:49

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Subject: Contact form enquiry

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First Name: Ed

Last Name: Loach

Telephone:

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Enquiry: http://www.nbn.org.uk/Useful-things/Mapping/VCB-page1.aspx says data can be used within the terms of the OS OpenData Licence. The OS has confirmed it is OK for their Open Data to be used for deriving information in OpenStreetMap (with attribution on http://www.openstreetmap.org/copyright ). Logic would suggest this should therefore also be true of your vice county boundary data, but I thought it would be polite to check with you first. Thanks Ed

--EdLoach 14:12, 29 August 2011 (BST)

Updated link to downloads page

The link quoted in my original email above seems to have moved to:

here

--EdLoach 09:33, 12 January 2012 (UTC)