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    The NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY does not "license" the use of images or data or sign license agreements. The NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY generally has no objection to the reproduction and use of these materials (aerial photography, wave data, beach surveys, bathymetric surveys), subject to the following conditions:

    1. NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY material may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY or by any NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY employee of a commercial product, service, or activity, or used in any manner that might mislead.

    2. NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY should be acknowledged as the source of the material in any use of images and data accessed through this website, please state "Image/Data courtesy of NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY." We recommend that the caption for any image and data published includes our website (NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY), so that others can locate or obtain copies when needed. We always appreciate notification of beneficial uses of images and data within your applications. This will help us continue to maintain these freely available services. Send e-mail to Robin.Siddle@scarborough.gov.uk

    3. It is unlawful to falsely claim copyright or other rights in NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY material.

    4. NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY shall in no way be liable for any costs, expenses, claims, or demands arising out of the use of NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY material by a recipient or a recipient's distributees.

    5. NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY does not indemnify nor hold harmless users of NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY material, nor release such users from copyright infringement, nor grant exclusive use rights with respect to NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY material.

    6. NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY material is not protected by copyright unless noted (in associated metadata). If copyrighted, permission should be obtained from the copyright owner prior to use. If not copyrighted, NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY material may be reproduced and distributed without further permission from NORTH EAST COASTAL OBSERVATORY.