EUROMETROS Terms and Conditions

The goal of the EUROMETROS website is to improve metrological software, through dissemination of algorithms, implementations, test data and associated reference material. It is not the intention of NPL to criticise any contributions to EUROMETROS, but all will be subject to a review process. The following documents outline the conditions of use of EUROMETROS.

Rights of Use

  1. Who may use EUROMETROS? The EUROMET Repository Of Software (EUROMETROS) is provided by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), sponsored by EUROMET (as EUROMET project 567), and maintained as part of the Software Support for Metrology (SSfM) programme - funded by the National Measurement System Directorate (NMSD). All may use EUROMETROS subject to these conditions of use.

  2. What is the purpose of EUROMETROS? The purpose is to provide access to materials that will improve the quality of metrological software produced in the UK, the EUROMET community and the rest of the world. These materials are:

    ... all related to software for metrology. The coverage of EUROMETROS is not comprehensive: the breadth of coverage will expand as National Measurement Institutes (NMIs), research organisations and software producers contribute material.

If you do not wish to be bound by the following terms and conditions you must not enter the site or access the materials. By entering the site or using the materials you expressly acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms herein.

Conditions of Access

  1. Your dealings with, and interest in, software, services or merchants found on or via this website, unless explicitly stated by NPL, are solely between you and the person with whom you are dealing. Should any dispute arise between you and any person with whom you are dealing as result of using the website, NPL will not be responsible for any losses or damages that may arise from any such dealings.

  2. EUROMETROS provides links to other websites or resources: NPL does not accept responsibility for these; neither can we be deemed to have endorsed their content.

  3. NPL reserves the right to remove or change, without notice, any information on this website or links from this website.

  4. NPL reserves the right to suspend, restrict, or terminate access to EUROMETROS for any reason.

  5. Contributors to this site hereby agree that any material they contribute to this site will be of appropriate integrity. You will not submit any material to EUROMETROS that is, in our opinion, defamatory, offensive, or of an obscene or menacing character, or that may, in our judgement, cause annoyance, inconvenience, or anxiety to any person. Therefore, NPL reserves the right to remove material that does not meet the required standards of integrity.

  6. If materials contributed to the website by you, any person who may be authorised by you, or any person for whom you are responsible (for example as parent or guardian of a child), causes loss or damage to any person, you agree to indemnify NPL immediately on demand in relation to all losses or damages (including all related legal, technical, administrative and other professional charges) suffered by NPL that may arise directly or indirectly from such use.

  1. All site design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof and all software to manage this website is crown copyright.

  2. No images or parts of images published on this website, or any other part of the website may be permanently copied or reproduced other than for the purposes of downloading contributions made available from the website.

  3. Any other use of material on this site, including reproduction, modification, distribution, or replication, without prior permission is strictly prohibited.

  4. Material contributed to the site remains the property of the contributor in its original format. Validation reports on the data are copyright of the validators.


  1. Although care has been taken in preparing the information supplied on this website, to the fullest extent permitted at law, NPL acting on behalf of NMSD and EUROMET is providing this website and its contents "as is" and makes no (and expressly disclaims all) representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to this database and the information, content, materials or products included therein, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In addition, NPL does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via this database is accurate, complete or current.

  2. To the fullest extent permitted at law, neither NPL or any of its affiliates, directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or the information, content, materials or products included on this site. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss or damage to property and claims of third parties. For avoidance of doubt, NPL does not limit its liability for death or personal injury to the extent that it arises as a result of the negligence of NPL, its affiliates, directors, employees, or other representatives.

    In addition:

    1. NPL does not and cannot guarantee the accuracy, reliability, or completeness; nor can NPL be held responsible for any errors or omissions; nor can NPL be held liable for any infringement of the rights of any third party by information posted to the site.

    2. Your use of the information held on this site is at your sole risk.

    3. NPL shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, resulting from:

      1. the use of or inability to use the information held on this site;

      2. the cost of procurement of goods and services resulting from any data, information, or services obtained through or from the website;

      3. unauthorised access or alternation to your contributions;

      4. statements or conduct of any third party on the website;

      5. any other matter relating to the information held on the website.