Africa Groundwater Atlas Terms of Use

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Terms of use[edit]

The Africa Groundwater Atlas is hosted by the British Geological Survey (BGS) and is governed by their terms of use, which can be found here: BGS Terms of Use.

By using this site you confirm you accept BGS terms of use, and that you agree to comply with them.

The country hydrogeology pages within the Africa Groundwater Atlas are released under a Creative Commons ‘Attribution/Share Alike’ (CC BY SA 3.0) licence.

Under the CC BY SA licence, users are free to share and adapt the content for any purpose, including commercially, but when sharing must: give appropriate credit; provide a link to the licence; and indicate if they have made any changes to the content. 'Content' applies to text and images. Any derivative work must be shared under the same Creative Commons ‘Attribution/Share Alike CC BY SA licence. Users may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything that this licence permits. For more information see Creative Commons ‘Attribution/Share Alike’ (CC BY SA 3.0).

Please note that all pages under the CC-BY-SA licence display the CC-BY-SA logo. All other pages are subject to BGS Terms of Use, as described above.

Exclusion of liability[edit]

Your use of information provided by this website is at your own risk. Please read any warnings given about the limitations of the information, including those listed below.

None of the partners in this website give any warranty, condition or representation as to the quality, accuracy or completeness of the information or its suitability for any use or purpose. All implied conditions relating to the quality or suitability of the information and all liabilities arising from the supply of the information (including any liability arising in negligence) are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

No advice or information given by the partners in this website shall create a warranty, condition or representation as to the quality, accuracy or completeness of the information or its suitability for any use or purpose.

Users of this website should be aware of the following factors and limitations that may affect the quality or accuracy of information supplied:

  • The most appropriate techniques for copying original records are used, but there may be some loss of detail and dimensional distortion when such records are copied.
  • Information supplied by external organisations is provided 'as is' without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of fitness for a purpose.
  • The information and related records supplied by this website should not be taken as a substitute for specialist interpretations, professional advice and/or detailed site investigations. Professional advice should be sought before making technical interpretations on the basis of the materials provided.

Applicable law[edit]

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland. If you are a business, these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.