Conditions of Use

Planscape Conditions of Use

Welcome to Planscape, a free decision support tool developed to enhance wildfire resilience and ecological benefits across the State of California.

Acknowledgment of User Acceptance

We prioritize clarity and transparency in our interactions with users. By accessing and using the Planscape platform, you, as the user, acknowledge and accept the terms outlined in our Privacy Policy and Conditions of Use. This acknowledgment is an essential part of our mutual understanding and agreement regarding the handling of personal data and the terms governing the use of Planscape. Your continued use of Planscape serves as your acceptance of these terms. It’s important to understand that this acceptance is deemed to occur upon your first use of the platform. We encourage you to review these documents thoroughly to ensure you are fully informed about our data practices and usage terms. Should we update our Privacy Policy or Conditions of Use, your continued use of Planscape following such changes will also constitute your acceptance of these updated terms. We commit to communicating any significant changes to these documents in a timely and clear manner. Please note that if you do not agree with any part of our Privacy Policy or Conditions of Use, you should refrain from using the Planscape platform. Your use of Planscape is considered as your consent and agreement to abide by the terms set forth in these documents.
For any questions or concerns regarding our policies or your acceptance of these terms, please feel free to reach out to us at

Use of Planscape

Planscape is intended for use by regional planners and stakeholders involved in landscape treatment decisions. The tool is provided free of charge for public benefit.

Collaborative Effort

Planscape is a collaborative effort by the California Natural Resources Agency, US Forest Service, The University of California, and Spatial Informatics Group (SIG) with support from All intellectual property rights and data associated with Planscape are owned by the contributing parties.

User Responsibilities

a. Accuracy of Information: Users are responsible for the accuracy of the information they input into Planscape.

b. Compliance: Users agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations while using Planscape.

1. Privacy

a. Data Collection: Planscape may collect and store non-personal information for the purpose of improving the tool’s functionality.

b. Third-Party Services: Planscape may use third-party services, and users agree to the privacy policies of such services.


a. No Warranty: Planscape is provided “as is” without warranties of any kind, express or implied.

b. Limitation of Liability: The developers and contributors are not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of Planscape.


The developers reserve the right to modify these Conditions of Use at any time. Users are responsible for regularly reviewing the terms. Continued use of Planscape after modifications constitutes acceptance of the updated terms.


The developers reserve the right to terminate access to Planscape at any time for violation of these Conditions of Use.

Contact Information

For questions or concerns regarding these Conditions of Use, please contact

Thank you for using Planscape!


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