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GIS Data Release and Disclaimer Statement

By accepting data provided by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR), you must agree to the following conditions of release and acknowledge the following disclaimers issued by DWR:

A.    Conditions of Release

Data are available by permission of the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources. Use of data in publications, either digital or hardcopy, must be cited as follows:<dataset name>.   <date acquired>.   Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources.

B.     Disclaimer of Liability

Neither the DWR nor the contributors of data to DWR shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use or application of the data provided, and assume no responsibility for the use or application of the data or information derived from interpretation of the data. In no event shall the DWR or its collaborators be liable for any direct, indirect, or incidental damages arising from the use or application of these data. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, alteration, use, application, analysis, or interpretation of data.

C.    Disclaimer of Accuracy of Data

No warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, reliability, or usefulness of any data provided. These data are provided on an “as is” basis. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to fitness for a particular use, freedom from computer viruses, and non-infringement of proprietary rights, are disclaimed. Data are added and changed periodically, and data may become out-of-date quickly. It is recommended that the user not let a significant period of time elapse between obtaining and using the data.

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