Terms of use

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site, as these will apply to your use of our site. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference. By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions. We do not use cookies on this site.

This policy will be reviewed on a regular basis. Thank you for visiting the AboutDrought site.

Information about us

The site is operated by staff at the British Geological Survey (BGS), a component institute of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). NERC is registered in England and Wales by Royal Charter under company number RC000740. BGS have our head office at British Geological Survey, Environmental Science Centre, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG.

Site IPR

Unless otherwise stated, we are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on the site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Linking to our site

The BGS encourages you to link to our site. However, you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with these terms. If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact info@aboutdrought.info.

Third party links and resources in our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. We do not endorse the views expressed within those sites and any link shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind.

Contact us

To contact us, please email info@aboutdrought.info.