Glossary of Licensing Terms

Within the Licence Agreements and within the Licensing Centre, we use a lot of different licensing terminology and definitions. To help you understand the licensing terms, we have developed a simple glossary. Below we have listed the licensing terms that we are most commonly asked about.

You can access further definitions by using the alphabet search facility below. If you need further clarification or you don't find a term you are looking for please contact us.

Other Definitions

You can access further definitions by using the alphabet search facility below. If you need further clarification or you don't find a term you are looking for please contact us.

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Solutions Provider

An organisation licensed by Royal Mail to use its datasets e.g. Postcode Address File (PAF®), Multiple Residence or Not Yet Built to create, enhance and supply products and solutions. See clause 15 of the PAF licence agreement for a definition of Licensee.

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