Acceptance of Stipulations Concerning Preliminary Mapping and Database Products from the SC Department of Natural Resources Technology Development Program

In accepting preliminary mapping and database products, the user hereby acknowledges the limitations of such GIS products:

  1. The database from which these information products are developed is in preliminary form, subject to change. Original sources, when available, should be used in any application which requires specific accuracy, completeness, or currency. This map or database product was produced and maintained by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources for its internal purposes only. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources makes no representation or warranty as to its accuracy, and in particular, its accuracy as to labeling, dimensions, boundaries, or placement or location of any map features thereon. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources makes NO Warranty of merchantability or Warranty for fitness of use for a particular purpose, express or implied, with respect to this map product. Any user of this map product accepts the same as IS, with ALL FAULTS, and assumes all responsibility for the use thereof, and further covenants and agrees to hold the S.C. Department of Natural Resources harmless from and against any damage, loss, or liability arising from any use of the map product.

  2. When such information is used the following disclaimer and waiver of liability shall be included and displayed prominently so as to alert any person viewing or utilizing this information:

    Notice: It is understood that, while the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and its suppliers of information have no indication or reason to believe that there are inaccuracies or defects in information incorporated in the base map, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and its suppliers make No representation of any kind, including but not limited to Warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use, nor are any such warranties to be implied, with respect to the information or data, furnished herein.

  3. Documents incorporating GIS information shall include explicit reference to the GIS database as a source to be cited as follows: Information provided by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Further information is available by contacting the Spatial Data Manager, Technology Development Program or e-mail

  4. Any use, display or incorporation of GIS data shall include the date on which such information was provided.