Terms & conditions

Information made available through OpenData NI platform

The data and information available through opendatani.gov.uk are available under terms described in the “licence” field of individual dataset records (metadata). Except where otherwise noted this is the Open Government Licence.

All dataset records (metadata) published on opendatani.gov.uk are also licensed under the Open Government Licence.

The accuracy of information from any third party sites published on opendatani.gov.uk is the responsibility of the third parties.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) regulates the processing of personal data and or sensitive personal data, that is information about and relating to, living identifiable individuals. The accuracy of information from any third party sites published on opendatani.gov.uk is the responsibility of the third party.

Third parties are obliged to ensure that all processing of personal data is carried out in compliance with the GDPR. Personal data is data relating to a specific individual where the individual is identified or identifiable in the hands of a recipient of the data. Open data must not include a citizen’s personal data. Prior to data being made available through opendatani.gov.uk, it must be anonymised according to the Information Commissioner’s Anonymisation Code of Practice and/or aggregated using recognised statistical methods to ensure data privacy for individuals.

Further information may be found by visiting the Information Commissioner’s website at www.ico.org.uk and also by reading the OpenDataNI Privacy Notice.

Revisions to Terms & Conditions

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You should check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you on publication. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

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If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us by e-mail to OpenData@finance-ni.gov.uk or via the site's Contact Form


To ensure clarity on who can use the data and for what purposes, unless otherwise stated, datasets available through the site are supplied strictly subject to the Open Government Licence.

Notwithstanding the above, information contained on the site is for general information purposes only. It is not intended to amount to advice upon which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content of our site. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, we take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Northern Ireland. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Northern Ireland.

Accessibility statement

It is our intention that the website is usable and accessible to all users. The website's objective is to conform to the Guidelines for (UK Government Websites), which supports Web Content Accessibility Guidelines of the World Wide Web Consortium.


We very much welcome and actively encourage your feedback on this site.

We will not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so or unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so.

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