Most datasets on the Defra Data Services Platform are provided under the Open Government Licence. For the non-OGL datasets, the following must be followed:
If you are registered on the Defra Data Services Platform as:
- Defra-body staff
or if you require the downloaded data to fulfil a contract with the Environment Agency,
re-use of the dataset is permitted under the Environment Agency Conditional licence: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/environment-agency-conditional-licence/environment-agency-conditional-licence
If you require the data to fulfil a contract with another Defra body, then you must contact them to acquire a licence before the data can be used.