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BGS Statement on confidentiality agreements – 24 August 2019

24/08/2019 By BGS Press


Guidelines from the Information Commissioners Office encourage public authorities, like BGS, to work with industry and, where appropriate, to main a degree of confidentiality. Otherwise in some
instances it would make it very difficult for industry to work very closely with local/public authorities.

Wherever possible BGS makes all public information available, and this is standard policy.


As an example borehole and seismic data is made publicly available through the National GeoscienceData Centre (NGDC).

For general media enquiries for the BGS please go through the BGS press office on 07790 607010 or email bgspress@bgs.ac.uk.

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