BBKA's legal stance on the content and use of material within this website. British Beekeepers’ Association (BBKA) cannot be held responsible for shortfalls in online time where the site is down for maintenance, host failure or database loss.

Copyright: All text and images on this web site are the © copyright property of the original authors or the BBKA. No copying, saving to digital file, reproduction or manipulation in anyway whatsoever is permitted without the express written authority of the BBKA. If you are unsure of picture or text usage then you must contact the BBKA before any use.

Please respect our copyright - using images without obtaining the copyright holders permission is illegal.  Any infringements of our copyright will be rigorously enforced.

BBKA Privacy Policy: We value your privacy, and we have developed this policy to detail exactly what we do (and don't do) with the information you share with us.

The BBKA has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to members’ privacy.

Information Automatically Logged: We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website, and to gather broad demographic information.

Cookies: Our site uses “cookies” (small files stored on your computer’s hard drive) to record session information to maintain the security of the message board and database logins.

External Links: This site contains links to other sites. The BBKA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

Public Message Boards (Forums): This site makes discussion forums available to its users.  Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Security: This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Terms of Use: Please abide by our terms of use when using this website. Use of the BBKA website is offered to you on the condition that you accept the terms, conditions, and notices contained on this page and on other pages of this website.
You agree to read these terms, conditions and notices carefully before using the BBKA website. You may not access or use this website unless you agree to them. By using this website, you acknowledge that you have read the terms, conditions and notices in this Agreement and you agree to accept them. The BBKA reserves the right to change the terms, conditions and notices under which this website is offered at any time at its sole discretion.

Personal and Non-Commercial Use: This website is for your personal, non-commercial use. You may download and copy information on this website for your own personal use as long as you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in the content. You may not download, copy, reproduce, modify, distribute, publish, transmit, transfer, sell, license, display, perform or adapt any information, products or services obtained from this website. Any files downloaded from this website is subject to the terms and conditions and copyright of the author.

Unlawful and Prohibited Use: You warrant that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the terms, conditions or notices in this Agreement and on this website.

Prohibited Activities: When using this websites's discussion forums, e-mail services or other message of communication facilities, you agree that you will not use the website to: 

  • Post or otherwise transmit any communication or material that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, invasive or another's privacy, disruptive to the site, hateful, or racially, ethically or otherwise objectionable;
  • Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any communication transmitted through the website;
  • Upload, post or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation except as otherwise expressly authorised by the BBKA;
  • Disrupt of interfere with the operation of the website or any servers or networks connected to the website service:
  • Violate any applicable local, national or international law;
  • Collect or store personal data about other users.

Access Restriction: The BBKA may, in its sole discretion, deny any user access to this website or any portion of the site without notice.

Indemnity: You agree to indemnify and hold the BBKA harmless from any and all claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) which arise out of, are connected with or directly relate to your wrongful or unlawful use of this website or any breach of any representation or warranty made by you in this Agreement.

Use of Information: The BBKA may monitor your use of this website. It may use and disclose any information and material received from you, or collected through your use of the site, for any lawful reason or purpose. For complete information, please see the BBKA Privacy Policy.

Use of Messages: By posting messages or engaging in other communication to the BBKA website, you grant to the webmaster and the BBKA a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, download, copy, reproduce, modify, distribute, publish, transmit, transfer, sell, license, display, perform, adapt and otherwise exploit such communication in all media now known or hereafter devised.  You waive all rights to any claim against the webmaster and the BBKA for any alleged or actual infringement of any proprietary, privacy, moral or attribution rights in connection with such communication.

Links to Other Websites: This website may contain links to websites operated by parties other than the BBKA. The links are provided for your convenience only. The BBKA does not control the websites and is not responsible for the content on such websites. By offering links, the BBKA is not implying that it endorses anything contained on such websites or has any association with them.

Copyright Notice: All contents of this website are Copyright © 2021 BBKA and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved