The access constraints are contained in the License Agreement which the user|
must agree to before using the data. A copy of the License Agreement is
included with the digital product. The License Agreement reads as follows:
"For the data contained on this medium (media), or any part thereof, herein
called the DATA
Between the PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA as represented by the Nova Scotia
Department of Natural Resources, hereinafter referred to as DNR
and the recipient of the data hereinafter called the USER
For good consideration, the receipt of which is acknowledged, DNR licences the
non-exclusive use of the digital DATA to the USER on the following terms and
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
DNR remains the owner of the DATA and is not assigning copyright privileges to
The USER agrees to acknowledge DNR as the source of the DATA, if using or
distributing it in its original form, whether in whole or in part, or as part
of a value added product.
DNR reserves the right to modify and/or update the DATA without obligations to
notify the USER.
The DATA is provided to the USER on an "as is" basis, without warranties of any
kind, express or implied.
The entire risk as to the quality and accuracy of the DATA is with the USER and
the USER shall use his/her own judgment in making use of the DATA or drawing
conclusions based upon it.
DNR shall not be liable to the USER, his/her clients, servants, agents,
contractors, assigns, or to any other person for any loss or damage of any kind
including personal injury or death arising from the use of the DATA or
accompanying written materials, or from errors, deficiencies or faults therein,
whether such damage is caused by negligence or otherwise. If errors or
omissions are found in the DATA, the USER will notify DNR.
This Licence is the entire Agreement between the parties and supersedes all
previous Agreements or understandings between DNR and the USER hereto, whether
written or oral, in connection with or incidental to the DATA. This Licence
shall be binding upon the parties hereto and each of their executors,
administrators, successors and assigns and shall ensure to the benefit of such
executors, administrators, successors and authorized assigns.
This Licence must be included with the DATA if the USER copies, resells, or
re-distributes the DATA whether in whole or in part.
This Licence can be terminated by DNR at any time. Upon such termination, the
USER shall refrain from using the DATA and destroy all copies and backups in
the USER'S possession.
This Licence is in effect once the USER reads and accepts the Terms and
Conditions of this Licence. If the USER is unable or unwilling to fully comply
with these terms and conditions, the USER must refrain from using the DATA. By
using the DATA, the USER acknowledges that he/she was aware of the terms and
conditions of this Licence when he/she accepted it, understood them, and agreed
to be bound by them."
A copy of the terms and conditions of the license are available with the