Terms of Use Open Geo Data


By downloading an Open Geo Dataset of the City of Amsterdam (hereinafter the City) you agree to these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use are intended to promote the commitment of the City to Open Geo Data, to protect the City's position and to inform you of the possibilities and limitations of using the dataset. The City assumes that products and services wholly or partly based on public sector information, will stimulate economic activity and employment.
Your Open License
The City now grants you a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use and re-use the downloaded dataset in all current and future media and formats and for any lawful purpose. You may use the dataset both for non-commercial and commercial purposes. You now acknowledge that this license does not give you a copyright or other proprietary interest in the dataset.
We make no warranty
The data in the dataset are initially generated by the City for its own applications. Therefore the City does not give you warranties or commitments on the dataset, none of any kind. By this we mean for example, but without limiting the total scope:
  • While reasonable efforts have been made in preparing the dataset for use by you, the City cannot give any warranties as to the completeness, currency, or accuracy of the dataset.
  • The City may at any time and from time to time change the dataset without personal notice. Historical datasets will not be retained.
  • The City can not, at your request, add extra data to the dataset, update the dataset or distribute the dataset in another format or co├Ârdinate system.
  • The City does not guarantee that the access to the dataset will be continued. If the municipal process, in which the dataset is used or of which the dataset is a product, expires, the dataset will also expire.
You accept this dataset on an "as-is, where is" basis and agree to use it at your own risk.
You are required to mention the City of Amsterdam as the source holder in any publication or distribution of the dataset (wholly or partly) in your future use. In case you distribute the dataset as a dataset, with fee or for free, in its original or in modified form, you are required to mention that the original dataset is freely available from the City for everyone, under these Terms of Use, which also apply to the distributed dataset.
You may not publicly represent or imply that the City is participating in, or has sponsored, approved, or endorsed the manner or purpose of your use of this dataset. You may not use any official trade-mark, emblem or logo of the City, or any of its other references without the City's prior written consent.
Your and our liability
You will not sue the City for anything the City does or does not do in relation to the dataset and your use of it. The City is not liable for any direct or indirect damages or losses of any kind. You indemnify and hold harmless the City for all claims of third parties, arising from your use of the dataset.
The City may without prior notice wholly or partly cancel or suspend your right to use the dataset, as the City in its sole discretion believes that your use is a breach of these Terms of Use, or is otherwise unlawful or harmful to others. In the event of cancellation or suspension, you will no longer be authorized to use the dataset and the City may use any means possible to enforce its decision. Such cancellation or suspension will not affect any person who has received the dataset from you and who is acting in compliance with these Terms of Use.
If you breach these Terms of Use, you will be liable for any resulting financial or other claims, including legal fees arising therefrom.
Governing law
This dataset is published in The Netherlands and all matters arising under these Terms of Use are governed by Dutch law. You assume sole responsibility for your use of the dataset complying with all applicable laws and industry standards.