The Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005 (the PSI Regulations) established a framework for making the re-use of information easier and complements existing access to information legislation such as the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FoIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR).
Ashford Borough Council has made a commitment to allow re-use of its information, wherever it is possible and reasonable to do so. If you would like more information about how to apply to re-use our information, please read our Information Re-use FAQs or Information Re-use Policy.
If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please write to the Data Protection Officer, Ashford Borough Council, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PL or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply to re-use Ashford Borough Council Information please complete out information re-use form.
If we agree that you can re-use our information, we will require you to agree to our terms and conditions of re-use. These terms and conditions are set out in our licence agreements. We operate four different types of licence depending upon the unique circumstances of your application. These comprise:
We will advise you which form of licence applies.
In most cases, you will be able to re-use our information, free of charge, by simply agreeing to our standard re-use licence terms and conditions. In some circumstances, we may wish to recover nominal charges and/or impose re- use conditions over and above those contained in our standard re-use licence.
In some circumstances, we may require a reasonable return on investment by way of a single fixed fee. In such cases, we will require you to agree to our full charge fixed fee licence.
In some circumstances, we may require you to pay a reasonable return on investment by way of a percentage of profits made on products incorporating re-use material. In such cases, we will require you to agree to our full charge royalty licence.
In most cases you will be able to re-use our information, free of charge, by simply indicating your agreement to our implied licence terms.