Terms and Conditions
Information about us
York Open Data is operated by City of York Council (“the Council”). The Council is a Local Authority in terms of the Local Government and has its principal place of business at West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA.
Accessing our site
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
Our sites and its content (under exception of the datasets which are individually attributed) is copyright of City of York Council – © 2015 City of York Council. All rights reserved.
Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents of our sites (excluding the datasets licenced under the Open Data Licence) in any form is prohibited other than the following:
- You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only.
- You may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material.
- You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content of our site (excluding the datasets are licenced under the Open Government Licence). Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.
Information on the data we collect from you on York Open Data and how we use it can be found in our privacy notice.
As a Data Controller, the Council is obliged to ensure that all processing of personal data is carried out in accordance with the legislation. Please visit City of York Council’s privacy notice.
Further information may be found by visiting the Information Commissioner’s website at www.ico.gov.uk.
Linking to our site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of material on our site otherwise than as set out above or in the Open Government Licence for some datasets, please address your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us at email@example.com or at West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA.