Data request

Please use this form if you are interested in data published on vegetationmap4africa.org. Please note that we will never share your contact details with others.

Before continuing we would like to ask you to read the terms of use, which you can download from http://vegetationmap4africa.org/Home/vegetationmap4africa_tou.pdf. A summary of the main points in this document is provided below:

1) The data and tools on http://vegetationmap4africa.org can be freely downloaded and used for educational, conservation and research purposes

2) The recipient of the data will provide a full and appropriate acknowledgement and citation in any materials or publications derived in part or in whole from the data. For any publications making substantial use of the data, the VECEA team welcome the opportunity for co-authorship, collaboration and to comment prior to publication. Expressions of interest can be send using the contact form.

3) Reproduction of the dataset or products derived from it, either whole or in part, for commercial purposes is prohibited without prior written permission of the VECEA team. For the purposes of these Terms of Use, "commercial purposes" means a) any use by, on behalf of, or to inform or assist the activities of, a commercial entity (an entity that operates "for profit") or b) use by any non-profit entity for the purposes of revenue generation. If you require permission please indicate below that you do not agree with the terms of use.

4) The recipient will not pass the original datasets on to third parties and will direct all requests for use of the data back to http://vegetationmap4africa.org.

5) The recipient will not publish the data in their original format, either whole or in part, on a website, FTP site, CD, memory stick or any other media. The recipient should provide a link to the original data source location on the http://vegetationmap4africa.org website where appropriate.

6) The recipient may only pass on datasets derived from these maps if the derived data are supplied with the same terms of use.

7) Use of these data does not constitute endorsement by the VECEA team or its partners of any derived products, reports or analyses.

8) The data are provided with additional supporting metadata, describing how they were compiled, ownership, type and quality of data, and limitations. The recipient must read all supporting information prior to any analysis and agree to abide by any stipulations contained therein. We cannot accept responsibility for the consequences of errors or omissions in the data, for misuse of the data by any organisation or individual, or for any damage done to computing systems into which the data are entered

9) The VECEA team will be informed about any products published using these data.

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