With few exceptions, we are not currently granting license to use our map images IN ANY INTERNET WEB PAGES for any purpose. This includes Educational Use as described below. We continue to be open to use in other media.
We permit use of our content for Educational Use as described below. Our map images, however, may NOT be used in any Internet web pages for any purpose even for Educational Use. We do not charge license fees for Educational Use of our content as follows:
For Educational Use as described above, we do not require that you contact us for permission. We do, however, require that you comply with the following:
With the exception of "Educational Use" as described above, use of our content, in whole or in part, is considered "Commercial Use." This applies to use in any media on the web and/or in print, including editorial use (such as a newsletter, book, or informational website). Internal use by any organization, whether commercial or non-commercial, would be considered "commercial use." Use of our content for the purposes of raising funds is considered "commercial use." Non-profit use except as provided for "educational use" is considered "commercial use." With few exceptions, we are no longer licensing use of our map images for any purpose in any Internet web pages. See
Unauthorized use, whether intentional or accidental, will result in a fee of triple the fair market value, if paid within 10 days, or ten times the fair market value, if paid after that.
* License fees are paid in advance by bank check and the license is authorized by returning check and a signed agreement by mail.
* Licensing may be cancelled and fees refunded up to 30 days from the effective date of the license.
* Publications containing the following content will not receive approval for a license:
Contact us by email at [email protected]. In your email, please provide the following (being as descriptive as possible):
We may follow with additional questions. Please be patient. We have very limited resources and, at the time of your request, we might be committed to a project or deadline of our own that leaves us with little time to review incoming license requests. If you under a short deadline for obtaining a license, we may not at the time be in a position to promptly respond or arrange a license agreement before your deadline. If you anticipate the need to use our content, we urge you to submit your request as far in advance as possible. We appreciate your consideration.