GPS Waypoint Data Agreement

Adventure Cycling Route Network

GPS Waypoint Data - Download Agreement

Please review this agreement before utilizing any Adventure Cycling Route Network (ACRN) GPS data. By using the ACRN GPS data, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. You agree that use of the ACRN GPS data signifies that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these Terms of Use.

If you use the ACRN GPS data to create a map or display for use on your website, blog or other internet distribution, you must credit Adventure Cycling Association and include a link back to the Adventure Cycling GPS Information page. Logos are available for this use on our Logos and Icons page. Your application of the data may only be utilized for non-commercial informational purposes and generally accessible to users without charge.

The ACRN GPS waypoint data currently consist of two types: 1) turns and key intersections; and 2) services. You may only display type 1 data. Display and distribution of type 2 data is expressly prohibited.

Locational information used to create this waypoint data were obtained from third party software and directories. All data are in Decimal Degrees format, using the World Geographic System 1984.

This data set was developed in a set of formats that may be uploaded to common consumer-grade handheld GPS units for recreational and entertainment purposes. These data are not adequate alone for navigating the ACRN routes. They are intended as an adjunct to the Adventure Cycling maps.

To access and use this data, we ask that you agree to the following liability disclaimer, use proper citation on any materials in which this information appears, and (most importantly) you use the data appropriately. Always bring a map and carry a compass!

Distribution Liability:

Adventure Cycling Association shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein. These data are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The information contained in these data is dynamic and may change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they were derived. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistently within the limitations of geospatial data in general and these data in particular.

Adventure Cycling Association gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data. No warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the utility of the data on other units or systems for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution to the public or other agencies constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data.

Downloading these data signifies acceptance of the data "as is." Adventure Cycling Association shall not be responsible for errors or omissions in the data, and shall not be obligated to provide updates, additions, corrections, or technical support for this data in the future.