The Natural Area Coding SystemTM, NACTM,
the Universal Address SystemTM,
Universal Area CodeTM, Universal AddressTM,
the Global Postal Code SystemTM,
Global Postal CodeTM, Universal Postal CodeTM,
the Universal Property Identifier SystemTM,
the Universal Property Identifying SystemTM,
Universal Property IdentifierTM, UPIDTM,
the Universal Property Identity Code SystemTM,
Universal Property Identity CodeTM, UPICTM,
the Universal Map Grid SystemTM,
Universal Map GridsTM and many other special terms
on this web site are the trade marks of NAC Geographic Products Inc.
and protected by laws of intellectual properties of the world.
The algorithm, the character set and the concept of the Natural Area
Coding System are copyrighted content of NAC Geographic Products Inc.
and protected by the International Copyright Law.
The Natural Area Coding System is a proprietory standard that requires
licenses to use except that:
Here is a simplified NAC licensing model which allows you to use NACs and Universal
Addresses on any of your applications provided that:
Free licenses for non-commercial applications including those of governments and not-for-profit
organizations and royalty based licenses for commercial applications (maps with NAC Grids, GPS
receivers, GPS navigation systems, mail sorting systems, online location based services, etc)
that can input, display, retrieve, store and/or process Natural Area Codes or any of its derived
codes can be obtained from NAC Geographic Products Inc. Please contact NAC Geographic Products Inc.
for more information about the licenses:
Consumers use NAC enhanced location based services or products such as maps, local searches, directions, navigation systems, etc;
Unless automating a collection of NACs, business users use NAC enhanced location based services or products such as maps, local searches, directions, navigation systems, etc;
Residents including businesses of a house or building use the NAC of the house or building;
Governments mark the NACs on street signs.
NAC Geographic Products Inc.
1608-45 Huntingdale Blvd.
Toronto, ON M1W 2N8
NAC: 8CNJ Q8ZG
Tel: +1 416 496 6110