Usage Policy


Maps downloaded from GPSFileDepot may not be resold or re-distributed without express written permission from the map author. Additionally, many maps have been created using a version of cgpsmapper that does not allow for commercial application (selling) of these maps. Do NOT download and redistribute or sell maps from GPSFileDepot.


GPSFileDepot does not guarantee these files will work. Use these files at your own risk. GPSFileDepot assumes no responsibility if any file harms you, your system, or your gps reciever.

No Unlawful Use Allowed

You may not used GPSFileDepot to do anything considered unlawful in the United States of America or in your home country. You may not use content obtained from GPSFileDepot to do anything unlawful. Anyone found to be in breach of these terms will have their access terminated. GPSFileDepot will cooperate with lawful police investigations and may reveal details about your actions if unlawful.

Data Usage

All data uploaded to this system automatically is available to users. Map author's set their own terms and conditions for each map they upload and these will be enforced by GPSFileDepot. Articles, tutorials, and forum posts are the opinion of their author. GPSFileDepot does not neccessarily agree or disagree with the opinions expressed in any of these means. Articles and tutorials submitted to GPSFileDepot for publication remain the property of the original author unless purchased by GPSFileDepot. All content published on GPSFileDepot may not be republished without the permission of the original author and/or GPSFileDepot if the author cannot be found.

Image Hosting

Free image hosting is provided as long as it relates to GPS units, services, or activities with the GPSr. It is primarily provided to post screenshots taken from GPSr units. Not all images are screened and GPSFileDepot cannot be responsible for their content. Contact us immediately if you find a bad image and we will handle the image accordingly. Members that upload images that go against the idea of this service will be warned and if neccessary banned.


You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum.

Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this forum, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner of this forum reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum.

You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. With this user account you are about to register, you agree to never give your password out to another person except an administrator, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason.  We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft.

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.

Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.


This usage policy can be changed at anytime and the changes will be posted in this document.

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