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Terms of use of website


Incorporation of terms and conditions

1.1 These terms and conditions set out by the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) below, shall apply to your use of As such, by continuing to use the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Condition. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, please DO NOT continue to use the Website.

1.2 In order to access certain sections of the Website, enjoy the facilities and services offered on the Website e.g., purchasing from BEVA’s online store, use the ‘Find A Member’ service or book courses, you will need to sign up as a registered user and/or member. Please note that such services and facilities will be provided subject to BEVA’s Member’s Terms and Conditions, Registered User’s Terms and Conditions, Online-Trading Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.


Intellectual property

2.1 The contents of the Website are protected by copyright, database right, trademark, and other intellectual property rights (‘IPR’). You acknowledge that all IPR on the Website is owned or is lawfully licenced to BEVA.

2.2 The copying or incorporation into any other work of part or all the material available on the Website in any form is strictly prohibited save that you may:

2.2.1 Print or download extracts of the material on the Website for your personal use: or

2.2.2 Copy the material on the Website for the purpose of sending to individual third parties for their personal information, provided that you acknowledge BEVA as the source of the material and that you inform the third party that these conditions apply to them and that they must comply with them.

2.3 Subject to the conditions set out in Clauses 2.1 and 2.2 above, any assignment, sub-license, or any transfer of your rights under these Terms and Conditions is strictly prohibited.

2.4 If you breach any of the provisions in these Terms and Conditions, your authorisation to access or use the Website automatically terminates, and any information downloaded or printed from the Website shall be deemed to be in violation of these Terms and Conditions and must be immediately destroyed.

Service access

3.1 While BEVA endeavours to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, BEVA shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. 

3.2 Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance, or repair or for reasons beyond BEVA's control.


4.1 BEVA makes no representations whatsoever about any other website which you may access through the Website.  When you access a website which does not belong to BEVA, please understand that it is independent from BEVA, and that BEVA has no control over the contents of that website.

4.2 In addition, a link to a non-BEVA website does not mean that BEVA endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such website or the products and/or services offered on such website. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojans and other items of a destructive nature.

4.3 You must not create a link to the Website without BEVA’s prior written consent. If you desire to create a link to the Website, please contact 

4.4 In addition, you must not frame the Website on any other websites.

BEVA's liability

5.1 The material displayed on the Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions, or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, BEVA and/or third parties connected to BEVA hereby expressly exclude (1) all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and/or (2) any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with the use and/or inability to use the Website, any websites linked to the Website and/or any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for (i) loss of income or revenue; (ii) loss of business; (iii) loss of profits or contracts; (iv) loss of anticipated savings; (v) loss of data; (vi) loss of goodwill: (vii) wasted management or office time; and (viii) for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

5.2 This does not affect BEVA’s liability for death or personal injury arising from BEVA’s negligence, BEVA’s liability for fraudulent misrepresentation and/or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to our site

BEVA processed information about you in accordance with its privacy policy. By using the Website, you consent to such processing, and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.


Viruses, hacking and other offences

7.1 You must not misuse the Website site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

7.2 By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. BEVA may at its discretion report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

7.3 Without prejudice to the generality of Clause 5 above, BEVA will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.


Global nature of the website

8.1 You recognise the global nature of the Website and thus, agree to comply with all applicable local laws in your jurisdiction when using the Website. In particular, you agree to comply with all relevant laws regarding transmission of technical data sent out from your jurisdiction and the European Union.

8.2 Information BEVA publishes on the Website may contain references or cross-references to BEVA’s products and/or services that are not announced or available in your country.  Such references do not imply that BEVA intends to announce such products and/or services in your country. You are advised to consult BEVA for information regarding the products and/or services which may be available to you.

8.3 BEVA does not warrant that the materials on the Website are suitable for use outside the United Kingdom. As such, accessing such materials where the material on the Website is unlawful or illegal is strictly prohibited. In the event you choose to access the Website from locations outside the United Kingdom, you are solely responsible for your actions.


Governing law

You agree that these Terms and Conditions shall be exclusively governed in accordance with the laws of and the courts in England and Wales.


Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website, please contact 

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