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Creative Commons

All public, user submitted content in the OpenCaching.com database is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License (CC-by-sa).

Users uploads

Anyone who has an account with OpenCaching.com has already agreed to license anything they upload under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License (CC-by-sa) License.

Attribution

When using data from OpenCaching.com you must attribute the data back to OpenCaching.com. This means, at a minimum, you may not remove the reference to OpenCaching.com.com from the end of any geocache descriptions. If you are not showing geocache descriptions, you need to find another way to attribute the data to OpenCaching.com.com. If you have questions about what is required, ask us.

Free

This data that is licensed under the Creative Commons license is available free of charge. You can make copies of it, and distribute it free of charge. You can even use it for commercial purposes.

Read it yourself

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