Data licensing for emergency use

In exceptional circumstances the BGS will allow its data to be used completely without charge where there is emergency or civil contingency incident. These are short-term licences and are strictly restricted to responding to the emergency or civil contingency incident.

To request a licence please email the digital data team.

Licence templates

Emergency use licence

Please be aware that the templates are provided solely in order to give guidance as to the kind of terms and conditions under which the BGS may release its digital materials. Individual arrangements may vary, dependent upon the particular end-user requirements and the materials being released.