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    Which licences apply to the datasets?



    Licence information is displayed within each dataset's metadata record.  Most of the datasets are issued under an Open Government Licence (OGL) or under a Conditional Licence.


    See here for details of the licence conditions.

    If you are unsure which licence applies to you, please contact us for advice via the Forum.


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      Lauren Burt

      Hi there, where can I find the metadata for each data set?
      I am specifically looking for the NRD 2014 dataset so that we can understand whether this can be shared with a 3rd party Consultant.

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      Data Services Platform team

      Hi Lauren,

      The National Receptor Database 2014 is available under the Environment Agency Conditional Licence (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/environment-agency-conditional-licence/environment-agency-conditional-licence), which is available to access via the dataset page. There are additional Special Conditions which are also available on the dataset page.

      Condition 1 of the NRD special conditions sets out that they can sub-license “to a subcontractor who complies with these conditions”.

      Dan, Data Services Platform team