Terms and Conditions
The parties to this agreement are any customer who uses the Portal (The User) and Historic Environment Scotland (the Provider).
The Portal are those pages on this website which are clearly labelled "Portal".
These Terms and Conditions apply solely to the Portal Pages. The Historic Environment Scotland Website Terms and Conditions also apply and are incorporated into your use of the Portal.
Data provided on this site is intended for information only. Professional advice should be sought from us at the earliest opportunity of planning proposed development or land management changes, or any other activity that could potentially affect a heritage asset. Please contact us for further advice as proposed development may require permissions in advance of any works.
Spatial Downloads includes heritage data in a spatial format. All spatial downloads, except for Historic Landuse Assessment data, are available for use under the Open Government Licence for public sector information.
Please use the following attribution statement when re-using data licensed under the Open Government Licence: Contains Historic Environment Scotland and OS data © Historic Environment Scotland and Crown Copyright and [database right] (year), licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
Historic Landuse Assessment data is provided under an End User Licence, which you must register for.
Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
Intellectual Property Rights for documentation supplied as part of an application are not held by Historic Environment Scotland. Permission to use this data must be sought from the relevant party.
Intellectual Property Rights for all maps are held by Ordnance Survey. Please see Use of maps section below for terms and conditions. Permission to use this data in any other way must be sought from the relevant party.
All other Intellectual Property rights in the material on this site belong to us.
Use of Maps
Use of maps, either on screen or in documents, is subject to the following terms and conditions.
You are granted a non-exclusive, royalty free, revocable licence solely to view the Licensed Data for non-commercial purposes for the period during which Historic Environment Scotland makes it available.
You are not permitted to copy, sub-license, distribute, sell or otherwise make available the Licensed Data to third parties in any form.
Third Party rights to enforce the terms of this licence shall be reserved to Ordnance Survey.
Use of Data
The material may be downloaded to file or printer for private or non-commercial uses only. You are not permitted to modify, adapt, arrange, alter, adjust or make any additions to any material.
Permission to reproduce copyright material on this site does not extend to any material identified as being the copyright of a third party.
Any other proposed use of the material is subject to the approval of Historic Environment Scotland. Please contact us to make an application.
Third Party Links
To provide increased value to our Users, we may provide links to other websites or resources for you to access at your sole discretion.
We are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not review or endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for (i) the privacy practices of such websites, (ii) the content of such websites, including (without limitation) any advertising, content, products, goods or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources or (iii) the use to which others make of these websites or resources, nor for any damage, loss or offence caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any such advertising, content, products, goods or other materials or services available on such external websites or resources.