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7<p>These maps are scanned from a personal collections built up by Richard
8Fairhurst, Mike Calder, Nick Burch, Andrew Rowbottom and the
9<a href="http://steve8.dev.openstreetmap.org/os7.htm">OpenStreetMap 7th
10 edition project</a>, plus the odd map from other contributors.
11They are the result of several years' scavenging in second-hand
12bookshops! Some are canvas, some folded paper, some flat; some are the
13of the new ones are Seventh Edition, most are New Popular Edition proper,
14but a few are War Office editions, or Scottish Popular Edition.
15These are scans of real, used documents, not a pristine
16'for the record' collection.</p>
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19<h3>Summary</h3>
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22<ul class="dotted">
23<li class="dotted">You can do what you like with the tiles as long as
24 you're not making any money from them.
25</li>
26
27<li class="dotted">You can trace as much as you like from these maps and
28 then do whatever you like with the tracings - commercial or otherwise.</li>
29<li class="dotted">If you do trace anything from them, please consider
30 putting your tracings in the public domain, so other people can benefit.</li>
31
32<li class="dotted">If you want the original scans in order to make money,
33 it is possible that the copyright holder of the scans (be that Richard,
34 Mike, Nick or Andrew) might be able to come to an agreement with you.
35 Please contact
36 <a href="mailto:webmaster@npemap.org.uk">webmaster@npemap.org.uk</a>, and tell
37 us which areas you are interested in. We can then direct your query on to
38 the appropriate person for the maps of interest.</li>
39</ul>
40
41
42<h3>Detail</h3>
43
44<p>Please note that this was designed as the licence for the scans that
45the tiles have been derived from. It needs rewording to exactly match
46what you would want to do with the tiles. As the tile were derived from
47the maps, they are covered by the same licence.</p> 
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49
50<h3>1. Introduction</h3>
51
52<p>This document sets out the terms of use under which you are granted
53permission to use these scans of the New Popular Edition and other maps
54of the period. By downloading the scans, you consent to these terms.
55No use is permitted of the scans other than set out in this
56document, unless agreed in writing with the copyright holder.</p>
57
58<p>This document must be read in conjunction with the
59<a href='http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/legalcode'>Creative
60Commons Attribution-NonCommercial Licence 2.5</a> as detailed below.</p>
61
62<p>For the purpose of this document, you should note the following
63distinction:</p>
64
65
66<ul class="dotted">
67<li class="dotted">The original documents were Crown Copyright
68 Ordnance Survey. Because they are older than 50 years old, this
69 copyright has expired.</li>
70<li class="dotted">The scanned images are &copy; 2005-2007 Richard
71 Fairhurst, Mike Calder, Nick Burch and Andrew Rowbottom.</li>
72<li class="dotted">No claim of copyright is made over the facts
73 represented on the maps. You may therefore trace or automatically
74 derive geographical information from the maps as you wish.</li>
75</ul>
76
77<h3>2. Copyright in the scans</h3>
78
79<p>The scanned images are licensed under the <b>Creative Commons
80Attribution-NonCommercial Licence 2.5</b>. You should read the full
81licence
82<a href='http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/legalcode'>here</a>.
83It is summarised in
84<a href='http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/'>this
85'human-readable' document</a>.</p>
86<p>This forbids you from reproducing the scans for commercial purposes
87("any manner that is primarily intended for or directed toward commercial
88advantage or private monetary compensation") without the permission of
89the copyright holder. It also requires you to include details of the
90license if you re-distribute the work, or any part of it.</p>
91
92<p>For the avoidance of doubt, any provisions in the Creative Commons
93licence referring to "Derivative Work" do <i>not</i> apply to tracings
94(whether manual or automated), optical character recognition, or other
95representations of the geographic facts expressed on the maps. They
96apply to the scanned images and other images derived from
97them.</p>
98
99<h3>3. Making tracings from the maps</h3>
100
101<p>As stated above, you are free to trace or otherwise derive
102geographical information from the maps, and to distribute the
103resulting product as you wish.</p>
104
105<p>You are very strongly encouraged to place any tracings you make
106in the public domain, so that others can benefit.</p>
107
108<p>If you would like to negotiate other uses with the copyright
109 holders, please e-mail
110 <a href="mailto:webmaster@npemap.org.uk">webmaster@npemap.org.uk</a>, and tell
111 us which areas you are interested in, so we can forward your request to
112 the copyright holder for those map(s).</p>
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