Are there conditions for the use of these data?

By using these data supplied by the Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS), the user accepts the terms and conditions listed below:

  1. Permitted uses:
  2. DVGQ data may be used for research or assessment purposes, including the preparation of graphic displays and tabular listings for presentations and reports, providing credit is given to KGS as the source of the information. Any illustrations that have primarily geologic map content should acknowledge KGS. These digital maps are published databases, and use of the data in articles and reports should cite the appropriate authors. For the correct citation, see the end of the Entity and Attribute Information section of the metadata file.

  3. Data security:
  4. These data may only be used on computers and systems owned by the user. The user may not distribute the digital data to others in whole or part, and agrees to safeguard the data from theft, loss, or use contrary to the terms of this notice.

  5. Warranties and liability:
  6. KGS makes no warranty, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy or validity of these data. The user assumes all responsibility for any losses or damages that may be incurred through any use or application of these data.

    KGS would be grateful for feedback or comments concerning errors in the data or suggestions for improvement of the product.