All users are required to agree to the terms and conditions pertaining to the use of data.
Open data do not require users to be registered with the UK Data Service but may be subject to an Open Government Licence (OGL) or a Creative Commons Licence (CC). Refer to our Open access data page for details of our Open data collections.
Safeguarded and Controlled data require users to be registered with the UK Data Service. Users who register have to accept our End User Licence (EUL) which is agreed to during the registration process.
The full description of our terms and conditions is available from our End User Licence.
The summary below is for general guidance and you must read and understand the full EUL before agreeing to it. By accepting it you agree:
Essential maintenance to our systems is planned for the morning of 19 December 2017. Users are likely to experience disruption to online services during this period.
The UK Data Service offices are closed from 12.30 GMT Friday 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Tuesday 2 January 2018. Online services will run unattended during this period. Season's Greetings to all our users.