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7<p>These maps are scanned from a personal collections built up by Richard
8Fairhurst, Mike Cakder, Nick Burch and Andrew Rowbottom (plus the odd map
9from other contributors).
10They are the result of several years' scavenging in second-hand
11bookshops! Some are canvas, some folded paper, some flat; some are the
12of the new ones are Seventh Edition, most are New Popular Edition proper,
13but a few are War Office editions, or Scottish Popular Edition.
14These are scans of real, used documents, not a pristine
15'for the record' collection.</p>
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18<h3>Summary</h3>
19
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21<ul>
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23<li>You can do what you like with the tiles as long as you're not making any
24money from them.
25</li>
26
27<li>You can trace as much as you like from these maps and then do
28whatever you like with the tracings - commercial or otherwise.
29<li>If you do trace anything from them, please consider putting your
30tracings in the public domain, so other people can benefit.
31
32<li>If you want the original scans in order to make money, it is possible
33 that the copyright holder of the scans (be that Richard, Mike, Nick or
34 Andrew) might be able to come to an agreement with you. Please contact
35 <a href="mailto:webmaster@npemap.org.uk">webmaster@npemap.org.uk</a>, and tell
36 us which areas you are interested in. We can then direct your query on to
37 the appropriate person for the maps of interest.
38</ul>
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40
41<h3>Detail</h3>
42
43<p>Please note that this was designed as the licence for the scans that
44the tiles have been derived from. It needs rewording to exactly match
45what you would want to do with the tiles. As the tile were derived from
46the maps, they are covered by the same licence.</p> 
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48
49<h3>1. Introduction</h3>
50
51<p>This document sets out the terms of use under which you are granted
52permission to use these scans of the New Popular Edition and other maps
53of the period. By downloading the scans, you consent to these terms.
54No use is permitted of the scans other than set out in this
55document, unless agreed in writing with the copyright holder.</p>
56
57<p>This document must be read in conjunction with the
58<a href='http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/legalcode'>Creative
59Commons Attribution-NonCommercial Licence 2.5</a> as detailed below.</p>
60
61<p>For the purpose of this document, you should note the following
62distinction:</p>
63
64
65<ul>
66<li>The original documents were Crown Copyright Ordnance Survey. Because
67 they are older than 50 years old, this copyright has expired.
68<li>The scanned images are &copy; 2005-2007 Richard Fairhurst, Mike Calder,
69 Nick Burch and Andrew Rowbottom.
70<li>No claim of copyright is made over the facts represented on
71 the maps. You may therefore trace or automatically derive geographical
72 information from the maps as you wish.
73</ul>
74
75<h3>2. Copyright in the scans</h3>
76
77<p>The scanned images are licensed under the <b>Creative Commons
78Attribution-NonCommercial Licence 2.5</b>. You should read the full
79licence
80<a href='http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/legalcode'>here</a>.
81It is summarised in
82<a href='http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/'>this
83'human-readable' document</a>.</p>
84<p>This forbids you from reproducing the scans for commercial purposes
85("any manner that is primarily intended for or directed toward commercial
86advantage or private monetary compensation") without the permission of
87the copyright holder. It also requires you to include details of the
88license if you re-distribute the work, or any part of it.</p>
89
90<p>For the avoidance of doubt, any provisions in the Creative Commons
91licence referring to "Derivative Work" do <i>not</i> apply to tracings
92(whether manual or automated), optical character recognition, or other
93representations of the geographic facts expressed on the maps. They
94apply to the scanned images and other images derived from
95them.</p>
96
97<h3>3. Making tracings from the maps</h3>
98
99<p>As stated above, you are free to trace or otherwise derive
100geographical information from the maps, and to distribute the
101resulting product as you wish.</p>
102
103<p>You are very strongly encouraged to place any tracings you make
104in the public domain, so that others can benefit.</p>
105
106<p>If you would like to negotiate other uses with the copyright
107holder, please e-mail Richard Fairhurst at
108<a href='mailto:richard@systemeD.net'>richard@systemeD.net</a>.</p>
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