This website is operated by The British Board of Agrément (“BBA”). The BBA’s registered office is Bucknalls Lane, Garston, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD25 9BA. The Constructive Details (“CDL”) brand and logo are the intellectual property of the BBA. Any Details or information or data published thereunder are copyright of the BBA. Your use of the BBA website (“Website”) is governed by these Terms & Conditions (“Terms”). By accessing and/or using the Website you accept these Terms. If you do not intend to be bound by these Terms, please do not access and/ or use the Website.
1.1 You may use the Website to gain access to Constructive Details “Details” owned and published by BBA other information (“Information”) owned and published by BBA and other content (“Content”).
1.2 You acknowledge that the Details, Information and Content access thereto are subject to conditions that BBA might at any time apply and that for the purposes of the Terms Details, Information and Content include images.
1.3 We endeavour to provide Details, Information and Content on the Website that is accurate, current and complete, but we do not guarantee them in those respects, and it is your responsibility to check the accuracy of the Details, Information and Content before taking or refraining from any action based upon them.
2.1 BBA makes no warranties, representations or undertakings in respect of the operation of the Website, the Details, Information and Content (including, without limitation, as to its accuracy, quality, completeness and/ or fitness for any purpose), the services referred to on the Website and/or any content of any other website linked to it.
2.2 In no event will BBA be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential loss or damage arising from the use of the Website or use of or reliance on the information presented on the Website, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal grounds.
3. Copyright and Intellectual Property
3.1 The Website Details, Information and Content is protected by copyright, and THE BBA owns such copyright, unless stated to the contrary by BBA in writing.
3.2 Subject to this clause 3 and the other obligations upon you contained in these Terms, BBA grants and you accept a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to access and use the Website (including any of the Details) for the purpose of your own personal use and/ or your own internal business purposes.
3.3 The Trade Marks, Logos, and Service Marks (“Marks”) displayed on the Website (including, without limitation, on the Details) are the property of BBA or other third parties. You are not permitted to use the Marks without the prior written consent of BBA or such third party that may own the Marks.
4.1 You may copy Website content to a local hard disk and print extracts of Website content for your own personal use and/ or your own internal business purposes (as appropriate).
4.2 If a copy of any part of the Website content is being passed to a third party, BBA’s intellectual property rights must be acknowledged, the third party must be informed of these Terms and agree to be bound by them, and the supply of such Website content must not be for commercial purposes or gain.
4.3 Copying of Website Details, Information and Content is permitted only in accordance with these Terms. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, distribute, edit or amend them or otherwise incorporate them into any other publication or work in any form of media. Any request to copy them outside the scope of the licence granted in these Terms should be made via the Feedback button. BBA reserves its right to refuse to grant any such request.
5. Information Service Provision
5.1 The Website is intended normally to be available at all times. BBA will not be liable for any failure to achieve this level of availability.
5.2 The Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in circumstances of system failure, maintenance or repair and for other reasons.
5.3 You agree that BBA may, in its sole discretion, at any time terminate or restrict your access to the Website.
6. Obligations and Restrictions
6.1 Your use of and activities upon the Website must not:
be false, inaccurate or misleading;
infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of
publicity or privacy;
be in breach of any applicable laws or regulations, licences or third party rights;
interfere in any way with the proper working of the Website and in particular you must not circumvent
security, tamper with, hack into or disrupt the operation of the Website or surreptitiously intercept, access
without authority or expropriate any system, data or personal information as defined in the Data
Protection Act 1998; and
cause the Website to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or such that the effectiveness or
functionality of the Website is in any way impaired.
7. Links to Other Websites
The Website contains links and references to other websites. We have not attempted to verify their truth or accuracy and do not accept any responsibility for them or their content. You access any such links entirely at your risk.
8. Updating Website
Website content (including, without limitation, these Terms) may be updated at any time and you are required to read the current content each time you access the Website.
9.1 BBA uses all personal information provided by you (“Data”) in accordance with applicable data protection law.
9.2 BBA will use Data as follows:
to respond to enquiries submitted on the Website (including such transfer of Data to partners, employees,
agents and third parties as required for this purpose); and
for internal administration purposes.
9.3 BBA will not sell or rent Data to any third party.
9.4 BBA may transfer Data as required to obtain legal advice and comply with legal requirements.
10.1 BBA reserves the right to vary these Terms from time to time and you accept the varied Terms if you continue to use the Website after variation.
10.2 If any provision of these Terms is held to be void or unenforceable in whole or in part, the Terms shall continue to be valid as to all other provisions and the remainder of the affected provision.
10.3 The Website services are provided from England, irrespective of your location.
10.4 None of the provisions of these Terms are intended to or will operate to confer any benefit pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 on a person who is not a user of this Website.
10.5 These Terms represent the whole agreement and understanding between BBA and you in respect of the matters referred to herein and shall, except in the case of fraud, override, and no reliance shall be placed upon, any other verbal or written representations, warranties or understandings in respect of the subject matter of these Terms.
11. Governing Law
These Terms are governed by English law and each party to these Terms submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.