Purpose of the site
The purpose of the Site is as an information-only website for the BMPA to provide information about its organisation and the meat industry to its members and the wider public in general, including but not limited to providing information regarding meat industry events, exhibitions, talks, conferences, education programmes and. Additional functionality of the website includes receipt by the BMPA of information from users such as booking forms and member information updates.
Users can view the information provided via the Site and contact the BMPA via the Site with queries and requests for further information.
Legal compliance disclaimer
Whilst this Site may be accessed and viewed via the internet throughout the world, the BMPA does not represent or warrant that the information on this Site or its operation complies with the regulatory regime of any country, other than England where the BMPA is located. If the User accesses this Site from locations outside England the User does so on the User’s own initiative and at the User’s own risk. The User is responsible for compliance with local laws.
Intellectual property rights
The User acknowledges and accepts that there may be publications or photographs (copyright works) or other content or materials on the Site in which copyright, trade mark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary rights (Intellectual Property Rights) are owned by third parties and which are reproduced by permission of such third parties. The User may not copy any such copyright works or other third party materials or content without the permission of the relevant Intellectual Property Rights owner.
Subject to this, the User acknowledges and agrees that all Intellectual Property Rights in the content and materials available on the Site vests in and are owned absolutely by the BMPA unless otherwise indicated, including in respect of or in connection with but not limited to the Site’s design, text, graphics, its selection and arrangement, software and all other material on or in the Site.
© The British Meat Processors Association, 2017. All rights reserved.
The Intellectual Property Rights in the trade mark the BMPA and the accompanying logo are the property of The British Meat Processors Association.
The User may not copy, sell, rent, lease, license, sub-license, trade under, grant any rights in, transfer, distribute, time-share or otherwise assign to any third party any of the materials or content on this Site or any portion of this Site. Any unauthorised or restricted act in relation to the materials or content on this Site or any portion of this Site may result in civil proceedings and/or criminal prosecution.
The User is authorised to view, print or download one copy of the materials or content on the Site on any single computer for the User’s personal use, provided that any proprietary notices, marks, logos and other legends that appear on the copied screens remain on, and are not removed from, the printed or stored images of such screens.
This permission is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a misleading context and does not extend to any material on this Site that is identified as being the copyright work(s) of a third party. The User may not modify any content or materials on this Site in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform or distribute or otherwise use them for any public purpose.
The User is authorised to browse the Site, subscribe to periodical electronic publications or join as a member of the BMPA, renew or update the User’s membership/subscription information, send queries and request further information from the BMPA and submit the User’s contact details for a response.
Where the User wishes to use the Site or any content or material on the Site for purposes other than that permitted above, the User must obtain the BMPA’s prior written consent, or the consent of the relevant third party for third party content.
Unauthorised access by third parties
It is possible that third parties (hackers) may access the Site and alter the Site’s contents or place damaging materials or programmes on the Site, including but not limited to computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms, bots and other destructive digital elements. The BMPA will not be liable for any damage or loss arising out of or resulting from any such unauthorised access to, alteration to or modification of information contained on the Site or infection of the Site in this way.
In any event, it is the User’s sole responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against computer viruses or other destructive elements.
Third party links, frames and portals
The Site incorporates links to other websites, frames and portals (Third Party Sites) designed, maintained and operated by third parties. The BMPA has not reviewed the Third Party Sites, which are provided for the User’s convenience only, and the BMPA is not responsible for the content or availability of these Third Party Sites. If the User decides to use a link to a Third Party Site the User will leave the Site and the User will do so at the User’s own risk.
Links to Third Party Sites do not imply that the BMPA endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorised to use any trade mark, trade name, logo or copyright work displayed in or accessible through the Third Party Sites or that any linked site is authorised to use any trade mark, trade name, logo or copyright of the BMPA.
Third party content use
The User must obtain authorisation to reproduce third party material, including material on the Site and material accessible via any Third Party Site, from the relevant third parties concerned.
The User must not permanently store or otherwise copy any such third party content or materials for wider distribution or commercial gain, without the express permission of the relevant third party. The BMPA will not be responsible for obtaining that permission for the User.
Limitation of liability
In no event will the BMPA be liable to the User whether in contract, tort, by statute or otherwise in respect of any loss of profits and/or for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the User’s use of the Site, including without limitation: loss of revenue, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business and/or goods, loss of goodwill, loss of use, loss and/or corruption of data and/or other information, and/or downtime.
For the avoidance of doubt, neither the types of loss and/or damage specified above nor any similar types of loss and/or damage shall constitute direct loss for the purposes of this Agreement.
Nothing shall exclude or restrict the BMPA’s liability for fraudulent misrepresentation and/or for death or personal injury arising as a result of the BMPA negligence.
The information provided on the Site by the BMPA is intended to be informative only and is not a substitute for legal or other professional advice or intended to be relied upon. You should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation. By accessing and using the Site the User acknowledges that any reliance upon any information obtained or received via the Site will be at the User’s sole risk.
The BMPA provides the information on this Site without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
The BMPA does not warrant that the functions of this Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that this Site or the servers that make it available are free of viruses or other destructive digital elements.