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Partner Contract overviews

Under the terms of the Framework Contract (Partners), Licenced Partners may only create and licence products and services for use within defined Contracts, under rights that are constrained by that contract.

In response to demand from partners, we have defined a number of Contracts and will consider defining more as market needs develop.

We offer the following Contracts:

Business Solutions - Data Component Contracts
Under this Contract, we grant you a licence to create products/services in the form of Data Component solutions from OS Data for your customers' internal business use. In particular, this contract covers datasets that you create using our Data and which may comprise the following:

  • Polygons;
  • Points;
  • Attribution Data;
  • Output Data obtained from interrogating the Licensed Data;
  • Building Data comprising Building Polygon and associated Attribution Data;
  • Sites Data;
  • Full Address Record (including (UPRN); and
  • Postal Address Record (including UPRN).

Business Solutions – Online Viewing Contract
Under this Contract, we grant you a licence to provide digital Products/Services supplied as online viewing solutions enabling Viewing of Data by End Users for their business use (referred to as "Licensed Use" in our contracts). End Users may View Data under two models; Transaction or Session.

Consumer Solutions Contract
This contract is designed to meet the needs of Partners providing consumers with Electronic products or services supplied as Online solutions via the Internet or mobile devices or as Offline Solutions for use on PCs', laptops, etc. in the form of leisure products or software packages.

Developer Contract
This contract allows you to use Ordnance Survey Data for the purposes of developing, evaluating, testing and demonstrating to third parties your products and/or services.

Ordnance Survey Data licensed under this Contract is for your internal use only, save for demonstrating your products and/or services to third parties.

Distribution Contract
This contract sets out the terms by which partners can resell Ordnance Survey data for an end user's own business use, meaning the internal administration and operation of their business. The terms mirror those of our Framework Contract (Direct Customers) including the newly added Free to use data terms.

Land Registry Polygons Contract
This contract enables you to create datasets comprising Land Registry polygons.

Planning, Design and Construction Contract
This contract covers electronic products / services supplied in connection with building projects. It is designed to be used for architectural, engineering and construction activities and is intended to be compatable with, and uses terms derived from, the RIBA plan of work 2013.

Printed Products Contract
This contract covers the use of Licensed Data to create paper products whose primary purpose is for use as a map. The products may either be printed onto paper or made available in an electronic raster format and not geo referenced.

Tracking and Scheduling

Under the Tracking & Scheduling Contract, we grant partners a licence to provide end-users with a service for the purposes of tracking and/or scheduling, but does not extend to navigation services.

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