TERMS & CONDITIONS
Use of this website
Welcome to the British Basketball Union (BBU) website bbu.co.uk
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. In using the BBU site you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which take effect immediately on your first use of the site.
Use of BBU.CO.UK
In consideration of the BBU granting you access to the pages of the site, you agree to be bound by our terms and conditions of use.
You must not attempt to interfere with the services we provide, or try to gain unauthorised access to other sites, computers or networks connected to or via the site.
You agree not to use the website:
- to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded or otherwise obtained from the website;
- to transmit or re-circulate any material obtained from the website to any third party except where expressly permitted by the website;
- in such a way that might infringe third party rights or that might bring the BBU and/or the game of basketball into disrepute;
- to post offensive comments
Right to Remove and Restrict Access
The BBU and/or the authorised administrator shall have the right to refuse to allow you access to any part of the website at any time and for any reason without giving you any advance notice.
Site availability & Information on the Site
We cannot guarantee that you will have uninterrupted access to the website at all times due to certain technical matters which may be beyond our control.
The information on the website has been included in good faith for general informational purposes only. It should not be relied upon for any specific purpose and no representation or warranty is given as to its accuracy or completeness save where the information provided forms the basis of a specific contract with you.
Any links provided on the site are for your convenience. We do not endorse or take responsibility for the content of those websites, are not responsible for the availability of the websites and will not be liable in any way for any loss or damage which you may suffer by using those websites. If you decide to access linked websites you do so at your own risk and we encourage you to read the privacy statements applicable to each specific site.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
To the fullest extent permitted by law all warranties (express or implied) in respect of the site and the content of and your use of the same are excluded. Except in the case of death or personal injury caused by our negligence or any wilful act, to the fullest extent permitted by law we exclude all liability to you in respect of your use of the site. The conditions of sale will apply to products and services purchased and ordered via the site. These will be drawn to your attention where applicable.
Whilst effort has been taken to ensure that the site is free from viruses, no warranties are given that it is free from viruses and users are responsible for ensuring that they have installed adequate virus checking software. The BBU shall not be liable for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of the site or any hardware on which it is hosted.
These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted all variations if you continue to use the site after a variation has been posted.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising under or in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. This site is operated by the British Basketball Union (BBU) (Registered Partnership Number OC373700) whose registered address is BBU, Unit 14, Leicester Business Centre, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH.
Copyright & Trade Marks
The BBU site, its design, text, graphics, illustrations and images are (unless otherwise stated) copyright of the BBU, its Licensors or the relevant contributor. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, adapt or otherwise use any copyright material in any way except for your own personal non-commercial use.
All brand, product and service names used in the site are (unless otherwise stated) the trade marks, trade names or service marks of the BBU or the parties to whom they refer.
You may not distribute products or offer services under or by reference to or otherwise use or reproduce any such trade marks, trade names or service marks without the prior written permission of the BBU or the owner of such trade marks, trade names or service marks.
If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions please do not access and/or use the site.
Information collected through any on-site registration process is collected by the BBU to enable the BBU, the BBU's official commercial partners / sponsors and carefully chosen third parties and other organizations to contact you by various means, including but not limited to mail, telephone, SMS, MMS, fax or email to send you information and notify you about products and services which may be of interest to you in accordance with your preferences.
You are entitled by law, upon the payment of a fee (£10), to receive a copy of the information and personal data held by the BBU and to correct any inaccuracies in it. Any such requests must be made in writing to the address below.
In processing your information for reasons stated in Collection & Use of Personal Information it is possible that your personal information may be stored or transferred outside the UK to countries where data protection law is less stringent than in the UK.
Collection & Use of Personal Information
This website is administered by the BBU who are committed to responsible processing and collection of personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Use of registered user information by the BBU
Personal information collected is used for the following purposes:
- registration and general administration
- providing site access for you
- sending information (e.g. newsletters) and marketing materials to you on goods and services either requested directly by you through the site or deemed appropriate in accordance with your consents
- statistical analysis, market research and site use evaluation.
EU Cookie directive
From 26 May 2011 a new European Union directive requires us to gain the consent of our users to download cookies on to their machines.
There are various methods we could use to gain users consent. For example, we could use pop-ups; prompting users to tick a box to confirm they give permission for us to download cookies on their machine.
Alternatively, we could use an online form that all users must complete before using the website.
We consider both of these solutions as obtrusive. We want our users find information and services quickly.
There are links on our terms and conditions and disclaimer pages which are in the footer of every web page pointing to this information.
What is a Cookie
Information may be sent to your computer in the form of an Internet "cookie" to allow our servers to monitor your requirements. The cookie is stored on your computer. Our server may request that your computer return a cookie to it.
These return cookies do not contain any information supplied by you or any personally identifiable information about you.
Such measures are necessary to allow the British Basketball Union to measure the usability of the systems, which will help to continually improve user experience of our websites.
Your browser software should however enable you to block cookies if you wish to. For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located.
These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator's permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.
British Basketball Union uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics collects first party cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour. This information is sent to Google and is used to evaluate how our website is being used. This enables British Basketball Union to compile statistical reports. A full list of cookies used by Google Analytics and explanations on how these work are available on the Google code website. British Bastketball Union does not collect (nor allow any third party to collect) personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered with any personally identifying information. We will not link or seek to link an IP address with the identity of a computer user. In short, Google Analytics doesn't identify who you are, but it does track your movements on our websites.
How to disable cookies
You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
There is more information about cookies, including how to delete them on the website aboutcookies.org. You may also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics.
By using our website you consent to collection and use of any information you provide to us by British Basketball Union Limited
Third party sites
We encourage our users to be aware of this when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements applicable on those sites.