Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Data Licensing

The NSW Government, operating through the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, supports and encourages the dissemination and exchange of publicly funded information and endorses the use of the Australian Governments Open Access and Licensing Framework (AusGOAL) (see the AusGOAL site). The data available from the NSW Climate Data Portal are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence (see Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International — CC BY 4.0). The legal code for the licence is available at Creative Commons.

Data Disclaimer

The data available from the NSW Climate Data Portal has been prepared in good faith, exercising all due care and attention, but no representation or warranty express or implied, is made to the relevance, accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of this information in respect of any particular user circumstances. With respect to the content of this data, it should be noted that some projections currently involve a considerable degree of uncertainty.

Your Privacy

Information that you enter into the NSW Climate Data Portal will be handled in accordance with the privacy and security policies of the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. A subset of the information that you enter into the portal may be displayed on the portal webpages and on the Research Data Australia website. This information may be modified before it is published on the websites. Please do not enter any information into the NSW Climate Data Portal that is copyright.

Acknowledgement

Articles, papers, reports or written work of any form, based in whole or in part on data provided by the NSW Climate Data Portal will include the following acknowledgement:

‘This work used data derived from Regional Climate Model simulations performed as part of the NSW and ACT Regional Climate Modelling (NARCliM) project - see Evans JP, Ji F, Lee C, Smith P, Argueso D and Fita L (2014) "Design of a regional climate modelling projection ensemble experiment" Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 621-629. The data was accessed via the NSW Climate Data Portal. This portal was developed by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage and acknowledges the support and previous software development by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science with support from the Australian National Data Service (ANDS).’