Terms and Conditions of Use of British Breeders Network Website

This Site is owned and operated by Equine Breeders Network Limited. These terms and conditions include general terms and conditions for use of the Site, including its related social media sites and any British Breeders Network subsidiary group site (hereafter referred to collectively as the Site), plus terms and conditions relating to use of the Site by British Breeders Network Members. Please read these terms and conditions carefully. Your use of the Site and any Site purchases will be subject to these terms and conditions. Please note that when you purchase British Breeders Network Membership online, you also agree that we may add you to our Mailing List. Please also note that when you purchase British Breeders Network Membership online, we will renew your Membership on the same chargeable basis every 365 days from the date of your first order unless you cancel your Membership prior to your renewal date.

The Information made available on the Site, whether added by British Breeders Network or its Members, does NOT constitute veterinary advice and is not intended to replace veterinary advice. If you have cause for concern about any equine in your care you should seek proper advice from your own veterinary surgeon. We do not accept any liability for any error or omission and exclude all liability for any action you may take or loss or injury you may suffer (direct or indirect including loss of pay, profit, opportunity or time, pain and suffering, any indirect, consequential or special loss, however arising) as a result of relying on any information on this Site.
2.1 You may use the Site for personal and lawful use and in accordance with these terms and you are not allowed to copy or use any material from the Site for any commercial purpose including for selling any goods or services.
2.2 The intellectual property rights in all materials on the Site, other than content uploaded by Members, are owned by British Breeders Network or its third party licensors. Except to the extent expressly set out in these terms and conditions, you are not allowed to make any copies of any part of any materials, or remove or change anything on the Site, include or create links to or from the Site without our written authority, or remove or change any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property right notices contained in any materials.
2.3 Should you submit materials to the Site, you agree to grant us an exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual license to use it on the Site and in our marketing materials and for any other business purposes.
2.4 You must not use the Site to post, upload or otherwise transmit material which is obscene or pornographic, threatening, menacing, racist, offensive, defamatory, infringing of any intellectual property or otherwise unlawful, to harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of others, to misrepresent your identity or status, to hack into the Site or any other related computer system, to make excessive traffic demands, deliver viruses or forward chain letters or similar materials that may reasonably be expected to inhibit other users from using and enjoying the Site or any other website or damage or destroy the reputation of British Breeders Network or any third party.
2.5 British Breeders Network accepts no obligation to monitor the use of the Site. However, British Breeders Network reserves the right to disclose any information as required by law and/or remove, refuse to post or to edit any information or materials; to block your access and to take such other action as may be reasonably necessary to prevent any breach of these terms and conditions or any breach of applicable law or regulation. British Breeders Network will also in its absolute discretion fully co-operate with law enforcement and other relevant authorities with respect to any investigation of suspected unlawful activity or violation of network security.
2.6 British Breeders Network may change the format and content of the Site from time to time. You should refresh your browser each time you visit the Site to ensure you are viewing the most up to date version of the Site.
3.1 Use of your personal information is governed by British Breeders Network’s Privacy Policy, which forms part of these terms and conditions. In the event that British Breeders Network undergoes reorganisation or is sold to a third party, you agree that any personal information British Breeders Network holds about you may be transferred to that reorganised entity or third party and used in accordance with the Privacy Policy.
4.1 You are referred to the important liability statement at the top of these terms and conditions. Subject to that statement you agree that your use of the Site is on an “as is” and “as available” basis. On that basis, except as expressly set out in these terms, British Breeders Network does not enter into conditions, warranties or other terms in relation to the Site or any guaranteed or predicted result from using the Site.
4.2 The Site may include links to external sites and co-branded pages in order to provide you with access to information and services you may find useful or interesting. British Breeders Network does not endorse the content of external sites and is not responsible for the content of these sites and pages or for anything provided by them.
4.3 Subject to the important liability statement, British Breeders Network is not liable for failure to comply with these terms and conditions due to any event beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, the input of incorrect information.
5. Password
5.1 As part of the services offered to British Breeders Network Members via the Site, you will be issued with an individual password to be used solely to access the Members only areas of the Site. You must keep your password confidential at all times, and not disclose it or permit anyone else to use your password. Any breach of any of these terms by anyone to whom you disclose the password will be treated as if the breach had been committed by you, and will not relieve you of your obligations under these terms and conditions.
5.2 In the event of cancellation of your British Breeders Network Membership your password will become unusable and you should cease using it and exit the Site.
5.3 British Breeders Network reserves the right to change your password and user name at any time in its sole discretion and you agree to notify British Breeders Network promptly of any changes to your registration details.
6.1 British Breeders Network may suspend operation of the Site for repair or maintenance work or in order to update or upgrade the contents or functionality of the Site from time to time. Access to or use of the will not necessarily be uninterrupted or error free.
6.2 British Breeders Network may terminate your Membership and cease to provide you with access to the Members only area on the Site in the event you breach any of these terms and conditions or if you do not pay any sums due to British Breeders Network or any company in the British Breeders Network’s group.
7.1 British Breeders Network does not sell Membership services to children under the age of 16. If you are under 16, you may use the non-member parts of the Site, but you may not enter Members only areas of the Site. By applying to be a Member you represent that you are 16 years of age or older.
7.2 To purchase Membership online you must also pay for it online via PayPal or with a credit / debit card that you warrant belongs to you. Payment is subject to validation checks and authorisation by the payment gateway or card issuer. British Breeders Network is not responsible in the event that your payment authorisation is refused.
7.3 IMPORTANT: When you purchase Membership online, you agree that we may automatically renew your Membership on the same chargeable basis every 365 days from the initial purchase date. Unless you notify us that you want to cancel in advance of your annual renewal date, access to the Members area will continue and you will be charged the then current members fee using the same method as your initial payment.
7.4 You may cancel future automatic Membership renewals at any time by emailing British Breeders Network at info@britishbreedersnetwork.org. On receipt we will make every reasonable effort to cancel it before your next renewal date. It is your responsibility to inform us of any change of address or other relevant details such as payment details.
7.5 Payment can be made by PayPal or by most major credit or debit cards via PayPal. Membership fees and availability are subject to change by British Breeders Network. For example there will be a maximum ceiling on the number of Featured listings accepted per Directory category and location.
7.6 British Breeders Network reserves the right to refuse applications for Membership.
No contract will exist in relation to the Site until British Breeders Network has confirmed formal acceptance of your Membership application by email, with the particulars of your Membership, regardless of whether you have already been issued with a login password. In the event that your application is unsuccessful any money paid will be refunded and your login will cease to work This will be without prejudice to your right to cancel as outlined in these terms and conditions and to your statutory rights as a consumer.
8.1 British Breeders Network warrants that the Services will be supplied with reasonable skill and care.
9.1 THE RIGHTS OF CANCELLATION AND REFUND AND ANY LIMITATION EXPRESSED IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DO NOT AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS AS A CONSUMER.
9.2 Refunds in relation to Membership fees may only be credited to the method or card originally used to make the purchase. If we are unable to put the refund through on this card for any reason, we will try to contact you to make alternative arrangements.
10.1 British Breeders Network may change these terms and conditions from time to time and will endeavour to notify you of any major changes by email or at the very least by posting a message on the Site. By browsing the Site you are accepting that you are bound by the current terms and conditions. You should check these each time you revisit the Site. These terms and conditions form the entire understanding of the parties and supersede all previous agreements, understandings and representations relating to the subject matter. If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be unenforceable, this shall not affect the validity of any other provision. British Breeders Network may delay enforcing its rights under these terms and conditions without losing them. You agree that British Breeders Network may sub-contract the performance of any of its obligations or may assign these terms and conditions or any of its rights or obligations without giving you notice.
10.2 These terms and conditions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with English law, and you consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. These terms and conditions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with English law, and you consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
10.3 If you have any enquiries or complaints about the Site or someone else’s use of the Site, please email info@britishbreedersnetwork.org.