Terms & conditions

1. Use of our site

1.1 By using this site you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions (“these General Conditions”) and our Privacy Policy. In addition, if you use any particular service such as our Technical Information section, you do so subject to any additional terms and conditions that are applicable to that service (we call these Service-Specific Terms).

Please read these General Conditions; they are important. If you do not agree to these General Conditions do not use this website.

1.2 We may change these General Conditions, any Service-Specific Terms, or our Privacy Policy at any time without giving you notice, so please check them each time you visit this website.

1.3 You must not try to circumvent the security features of this website, or tamper with, hack into, or in any other way disrupt or disable any computer system, website, router or other device used to host this site or make it available.

2. Intellectual Property Rights

2.1
The content and services provided via this website are protected by copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights.

2.2 If you are a member of a BM TRADA Q-Mark scheme you make seek permission to use the BM TRADA Q-Mark Logo by contacting certification@exova.com. Reproduction of logos must be in accordance with the Rules of Use.

2.3 Subject to any Service-Specific Terms, you may read, print and download parts of the material and information on this website for your private use or for use in the ordinary course of your business, but you may not make any profit from the use of that material or information, and you may not republish, disseminate or transmit any of it, or exploit it for commercial purposes, make any derivative work, or copy it for any other purpose without first obtaining our written permission, or that of the rights owner.

3. Data Protection and Privacy

3.1
 We want to protect the privacy of visitors to our website and that of our customers and other individuals. Please read our Privacy Policy; it will help you to understand how we use you personal data.  We may change our privacy policy at any time without giving you notice, so please check it each time you visit the website.

3.2 Whenever you give us personal data, you are consenting to its collection and use in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

4. Third Party Goods and Services and Links

4.1
If you purchase or acquire goods or services from any third parties, even if you have been directed from this website to them, any contract you enter into with those third parties and any use you make of their website is a matter between you and them. We have no liability for the quality or type of services or goods provided by any third party we may mention on this website or to whom this site may be linked. It is for you to make your own judgement about them.

4.2 Any opinion, advice, statement, service, offer, or information or content provided or made by any third party on this website or on any site to which this website is linked, is that of the author or provider, and not of BM TRADA . We do not endorse, and we are not responsible for, the accuracy or reliability of any such opinion, advice, statement, service, offer, information or content.

4.3 Where content or information on our services available via this website have been supplied by a third party, we do not control or endorse them in any way.  All information, content and services supplied by third parties are made available in good faith but we do not (to the extent allowed by the law) accept responsibility for their accuracy or use.

4.4 We make no representation and give no warranty about any opinion, advice, statement, offer, information or content on them or goods or services offered by them. We have no control over their content or availability. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by or in connection with any use of, or reliance on, any information, materials, good or services available on or through any other website.

4.5 Any concern about any other website should be directed to that site’s website administrator or web master.

5. Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer

5.1
We try to ensure that any information and content on this website that has not been supplied by a third party is accurate, but we make no representation and give no warranty that any information or content is accurate, up to date or complete. We accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by inaccurate, out of date or incomplete information or content.

5.2 If you find any inaccurate, out of date or incomplete information or content on this website, or if you suspect that something is an infringement of intellectual property rights, you must let us know immediately by contacting certification@exova.com

5.3 You should independently verify any information and content on this website before relying on it. The information and content on this site are not intended to address any particular requirements; they do not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by BM TRADA and are not intended to be relied upon when making (or refraining from making) any decision. The information and content on this website are not substitutes for the exercise of professional judgement. If you are not qualified or experienced enough to make that judgement, you should take professional advice.

5.4 You are responsible for ensuring that your computer systems are suitable to access and use this website. We do not warrant that content available through this website will be free from viruses or other codes that might be harmful. You are responsible for implementing sufficient anti-virus software and other security checks to ensure the accuracy of data input and output.

6. Our Liability

6.1 We provide much of the information and material on this website free of charge. Whether or not we charge for it, it is provided on the basis that BM TRADA has any liability for that information or material.

6.2 We have no liability for the inability of anyone to access this website or any information or material on it, and we do not warrant that this site will operate without interruption.

6.3 We are not responsible for, and will have no liability for, any error or corruption or breach of security resulting from the transmission of any information or material over any telecommunications network.

6.4 We do not exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or for any fraud on our part, or for any liability that cannot be excluded by law.

6.5 Subject to condition 6.4, we will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss, or for any loss of business, profit, revenue, goodwill or data, lost or wasted management time or the lost time of other employees arising from your use of this website or any information or material on it, or your inability to use it (whether that loss is direct or indirect).

6.6 Except as expressly set out in any Service-Specific Terms (which apply only in relation to the specific service), all warranties, representations, terms, conditions and undertakings, whether implied by statue, common law, custom, trade, usage, course of dealing or otherwise (including any implied warranty, representation, term, condition or undertaking of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose) are excluded to the fullest extent allowed by law.

6.7 We make no representation and give no warranty that the information and material on this website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom.

6.8 If the use of any information or material on this website is unlawful in any jurisdiction (because of your nationality, residence or for some other reason), that information or material is not offered.  If you are outside of the United Kingdom you must satisfy yourself that you are lawfully able to use any such information and materials. We accept no liability, to the extent allowed by the law, for any costs, losses or damages resulting from or related to the access or attempted access of any information or materials by anyone outside the UK.

7. General

7.1
No delay, neglect or forbearance on our part in enforcing any of these General Conditions will be, or be deemed to be, a waiver. Nor will if prejudice any of our rights.

7.2 If any of these General Conditions is (for any reason) held to be unenforceable, illegal or in some other way invalid, the unenforceable, illegal or invalid provision will not affect the remainder of these General Conditions; and they will continue in full force and effect.

7.3 These General Conditions are governed by English law and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. The place of performance will be England.

7.4 No addition to or modification of any provision of theses General Conditions will be binding on us unless made in writing and signed by our duly authorised representatives.  “Writing” includes e-mail.

8. Training Courses

8.1
Payment
The course fee must be paid in full, not later than 15 working days prior to the start of the course. We reserve the right to re-allocate the place to another delegate if fees are not paid on time.

8.2 Late payment
We reserve the right to charge interest on all outstanding amounts at the rate of 5% per calendar month for the period of overdue payment.

8.3 Course cancellation
All cancellations must be made in writing and received not later than 15 working days prior to the start of the course. 

8.4 Changes to the event
We reserve the right to make any changes to the event as required, to the content, schedule, etc. We reserve the right to refuse places.

9. Further Information
This website is operated by Exova BM TRADA.
Exova BM TRADA’s registered office is at: Exova (UK) Ltd, Lochend Industrial Estate, Newbridge, Midlothian. EH28 8PL.
If you wish to raise any query, please contact certification@exova.com