Open Data Policy
What is open data?
‘Open data’ refers to the data offered to all users of GACA electronic portal, aims to enhance participation and raise the level of knowledge. All users have to be aware of the policy of using such data and the related updating, and all the open data available on the e-portal is strictly for awareness purposes.
OPEN DATA USERS:
GACA makes it available for all e-portal users to access open data. They may use such data at their own personal responsibility. Furthermore, it is a right guaranteed to all users free of charge.
Open Data Users’ Responsibility:
Open data users shall be responsible for re-using the data available at the GACA e-Portal, that re-using of such data must not result in any errors related to the content of data, its source and history.
GACA shall not be held responsible for any damage or misuse experienced by others as a result of using such data available on its e-Portal. Nor shall GACA guarantee the continuity of such data or part of it. Moreover, the General Authority of Civil Aviation shall not be held responsible towards the users of this data, and whatever damage or loss that might incur on them, as a result of re-using such data.
Terms of Reusing the Data:
1. The user must not distort the data or its source.
2. The data must not be used for political purposes, or to support illegal or criminal activity, or to be used in racist or discriminatory expressions, or in bringing about negative influence in culture or equality, or in provoking any behavior that is illegal or contrary to the customs and traditions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
3. When using such data, its source should be mentioned (GACA e-Portal).
4. The source of the reused data must be referred to, by adding the link of GACA –Portal, to maintain the intellectual property of the data, as well as the credibility and validity of its source.