The source code for SOLA is made available under the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) 3-clause license (a.k.a. New BSD or Modified BSD). The details of this license are:

 

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The geospatial cadastral map data and title information with SOLA has been sourced from Land Information New Zealand and is provided for the express purpose of evaluating SOLA solutions. All other data available in SOLA has been generated for testing purposes and is fictitious with ownership and mortgage details randomised to protect the privacy of landowners.

Orthophoto imagery has been sourced from NZ Aerial Mapping Limited. The orthophoto data is supplied on the understanding that NZ Aerial Mapping will not be liable for any direct or consequential loss, damage or expense incurred by anyone using this data. 

SOLA incorporates a number of tools, libraries, components and geospatial data that are subject to their own licensing terms and restrictions. If you use the SOLA source code, the deployment bundles or the geospatial data or titles information for any purpose other than evaluation of SOLA, ensure you also comply with the licensing terms and restrictions of the relevant tools, libraries, components and data. In no event shall FAO or the SOLA open source community be responsible for any infringement of, or non compliance with, any licensing terms and restrictions provided for such tools, libraries, components or data.