election maps

Website Terms of Use

The Mapping on this Website is provided for election-related use. Your use of the Website indicates acceptance of the terms below.

About Us

The Website www.election-maps.co.uk is owned and operated by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, acting through Ordnance Survey, Adanac Drive, Southampton, SO16 0AS, UK (‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘Ordnance Survey’).

Ordnance Survey is the national mapping agency of Great Britain.

Northern Ireland mapping is provided by Land & Property Services, the official mapping agency for Northern Ireland, whose principal place of business is Colby House, Stranmillis Court, Malone Lower, Belfast BT0 5BJ.

We may revise these Terms at any time by updating this page. You should check the Website from time to time to review the latest Terms, as they are binding on you.

1 Use of Mapping

1.1 The Crown owns the rights, title and interest in and to the Website and its content (with the exception of mapping licensed from Land & Property Services), including all copyright, trade marks (registered and unregistered) and all other intellectual property rights. All such rights are reserved.

1.2 With the exception of 1:50 000 Scale Colour Raster images and Northern Ireland mapping data, the mapping data available on the Website is available as OS OpenData and is subject to the terms of the OS OpenData Licence.

1.3 Any use you make of mapping on this Website must carry the following acknowledgement:

  • In the case of England, Wales and Scotland mapping:
  • Mapping image produced from the Ordnance Survey electionmap service © Crown copyright and database right 2013

  • In the case of Northern Ireland mapping on the internet or for printed use in a format with an area below 200 sq. centimeters:
  • © Crown Copyright and database right 2013 MOU 402

  • In the case of Northern Ireland mapping for printed use in a format with an area above 200 sq. centimeters:
  • This is Crown Copyright and is reproduced with the permission of Land & Property Services under delegated authority from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, © Crown Copyright and database right 2013 MOU 402

2 Restricted Content

Your use of any Website content which is not OS OpenData (‘Restricted Content’), including 1:50 000 Scale Colour Raster mapping and Northern Ireland mapping, is subject to the following additional terms:

2.1 You may make reasonable use of any Restricted Content on the Website for purposes related to displaying constituency boundaries and the election of representatives to any UK parliamentary or local government bodies, including:

  • personal research;
  • campaigning and canvassing, including the publication of mapping in election literature;
  • publication on non-commercial election-related websites;
  • educating pupils in recognised educational establishments about the election process.

2.2 Except as expressly set out in these Terms, you may not:

  • reproduce, copy, modify, reverse-engineer, download, transmit or publish any of the Restricted content;
  • sell, resell or otherwise use any Restricted Content for commercial purposes.

2.3 For permission to use 1:50 000 Scale Colour Raster Mapping for any other purposes, please contact Ordnance Survey at the address above or at customerservices@ordnancesurvey.co.uk.

2.4 For permission to use Land & Property Services Mapping for any other purposes, please contact Land & Property Services at the address above or at copyright@osni.gov.uk.

3 Linking

3.1 You may link to the Website provided that:

  • you do not misrepresent your relationship with Ordnance Survey or present any false information about us, including by misleadingly implying any form of association, approval or endorsement of your website, organisation, products or services by Ordnance Survey;
  • you do not link to the Website in a way that is likely to give your users the impression that our content is yours;
  • you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Website;
  • the website you link from does not contain content that is illegal or indecent, or infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights.

3.2 We may withdraw your permission to link to the Website without notice.

3.3 Any third party websites we link to are outside our control and we accept no responsibility for their content.

4 Disclaimer and Liability

4.1 We provide you with free access to the Website and content on an ‘as-is’ basis, and do not provide any guarantees or warranties as to its availability, accuracy, completeness or performance

4.2 We may make changes to the Website and its contents, and may take it down or temporarily suspend access to it, at any time without notice.

4.3 We do not warrant that the Website or the server that makes it available are free from viruses or bugs. It is your responsibility to implement any procedures and virus checks to satisfy your own requirements.

4.4 To the maximum extent permitted by law, in relation to the Website, its content, and our obligations under these terms, Ordnance Survey and Land & Property Services exclude:

  • all representations, warranties and other terms (whether express or implied by law); and
  • any liability for any loss or damage incurred by any user (including any loss of data, loss of profits, reputation or goodwill, anticipated savings, business, or losses suffered by third parties), whether direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential, even if foreseeable, and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise.

4.5 Nothing in these Terms seek to exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, fraud, or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

5 General

5.1 These Terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, which shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes.

5.2 If you have any questions about the Website or these Terms, please contact us in writing at Customer Services, Ordnance Survey, Adanac Drive, Southampton SO16 0AS or by email: customerservices@ordnancesurvey.co.uk.