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Terms of use for free geodata and geoservices (OGD) from swisstopo

1. Legal basis

The use of free geodata and geoservices from swisstopo is governed by the following legal bases:

  • Federal Act on Geoinformation (Geoinformation Act, GeoIA 510.62) Art. 10 ff
  • Ordinance on Geoinformation (Geoinformation Ordinance, 510.620) Art. 20 ff
  • swisstopo ordinance on fees and charges

2. Terms of use

The free geodata and geoservices of swisstopo may be used, distributed and made accessible. Furthermore, they may be enriched and processed and also used commercially.

A reference to the source is mandatory. In the case of digital or analogue representations and publications, as well as in the case of dissemination, one of the following source references must be attached in any case:

  • Bundesamt für Landestopografie swisstopo
  • Office fédéral de topographie swisstopo
  • Ufficio federale di topografia swisstopo
  • Uffizi federal da topografia swisstopo
  • Federal Office of Topography swisstopo
  • ©swisstopo

3. Excessive use

In the event of excessive use of the geoservices infrastructure, access may be restricted or refused. In such cases, swisstopo may conclude a contract with the data user.

4. Framework conditions

The general terms of use and operating regulations of the Federal Spatial Data Infrastructure FSDI apply.

geodata@swisstopo.ch

Version 1.3.2021


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P.O. Box
3084 Wabern
Tel.
+41 58 469 01 11

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Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern

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