Data Portal Terms of Service

Acceptance of Terms of Service

These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Data Portal website, including registered users who download or purchase datasets available through the Data Portal.

By using and/or visiting the Data Portal you give your assent to both these terms of service and to the Data Portal Privacy Policy.

The Mekong River Commission ("MRC") may modify these Terms of Service in our sole discretion without notice. Please review these Terms of Service from time to time so that you will be apprised of any changes.

If you do not agree to any of these terms, then please do not use the Data Portal.

Access and registration

The Data Portal can be used as a visitor or a registered user. Visitors (unregistered users) are able to search and view metadata for all the datasets that are part of the Data Portal.

Registered users have the same access to the contents, but can also download and purchase datasets. There are different user account types, including obligations and responsibilities.

Registration with the Data Portal is free-of-charge and open to all interested individuals and organisations. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify MRC immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. MRC will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account.

Data Fees

Each dataset in the Data Portal belongs to one price category. Data fees for a price category may be different for different data user account types.

Refund Policy

There is no refund or return for datasets purchased through the Data Portal. All sales are final. However, If you consider a dataset is corrupted or that the metadata description of a dataset was not accurate and your purchase was based in poor information, please contact us (Link to contact). Within 30 days, we will review your request and provide a replacement dataset (if available) or a full refund.


MRC disclaims any responsibility for the deletion, failure to store, or lack of availability of any of the contents of the Data Portal.

The MRC makes no warranties about this data and disclaim all responsibility and liability for all expenses, losses, damages and costs which may be incurred as a result of the data being inaccurate or incomplete in any way and for any reason.

You understand and agree that you will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from any download from the Data Portal.

The data contained in the Data Portal do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the MRC concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delineation of its frontiers or boundaries.