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British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

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General Terms And Conditions of Use

Welcome to the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association‘s Online Shop.

Your use of our web site and online shop is expressly conditional upon your acceptance of our Privacy Policy and the following General Terms and Conditions of Use.

The services available to you through the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association web site and/or online Shop are provided by the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and its affiliates and agents subject to the following conditions.

When you use any current or future British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association service, or visit or purchase from any business affiliated with the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association, whether or not included in this web site or online shop, you will also be subject to any additional guidelines or conditions applicable to that service or business.

Your Account
If you use the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association web site or online shop, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any account you create and any associated password and for restricting access to that account, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.

The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association does sell products for children, but it only sells them to adults, who can purchase products with a credit card. If you are under 18, you may only use the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association‘s online shop with the involvement of a parent or guardian. The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders at their sole discretion.

Product Descriptions
Whilst the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and its affiliates attempt to be as accurate as possible, they do not warrant that product descriptions or other content on this web site is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition for a full refund.

The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association reserves the right to alter the specification and colours of products available from our online shop without notice.

Prices
Product prices in our online shop are subject to change without notice. They include VAT where applicable, and also include postage and packing for international Skywings magazine subscriptions, and postage and packing for all products where delivery is to a UK address.

All other overseas customers, and those wishing to place bulk orders, must confirm the additional shipping, packing and insurance before placing an order.

Orders, Sales & Cancellations
Members of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association should quote their membership number when placing an order.

All products are sold subject to the manufacturer's conditions of sale.

If you cancel an order that has not been despatched, then a full refund will be made. If you cancel and order that has already been despatched, no refund will be possible until you return the goods in "as new condition" in the original packaging. The cost of despatching the goods will be deducted from the refund offered.

Delivery
Please allow 28 days for delivery. Any discrepancy between the product or products ordered and those delivered must be notified within 7 days.

Risk of Loss
All items purchased from the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.

Returns
If unwanted goods are returned in "as new condition" in the original packaging within 7 days of their receipt, a full refund will be made.

Other Businesses
Parties other than the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and its subsidiaries operate stores, provide services, and sell some of the product lines available from our online shop. In addition, we provide links to the sites of affiliated companies and certain other businesses. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating goods or services offered by those companies, and we do not warrant the offerings of any of those businesses or individuals or the content of their Web sites. The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, product, and content of all these and any other third parties. You should carefully review their privacy statements and other conditions of use.

Electronic Communications
When you visit the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association web site or online shop, or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Copyright
All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association or its content suppliers and protected by UK and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and protected by UK and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association or its software suppliers and protected by United Kingdom and international copyright laws.

Copyright Complaints
The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and its affiliates respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please email us with the details of your complaint.

License and Site Access
The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site. The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association does not however license you to download (other than page caching) or modify this site, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.

This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including, but not limited to, images, text, page layout, or form) of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and our affiliates without their express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association's name or trademarks without the express written consent of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association.

You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association so long as the link does not portray the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association, its affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without the express written permission of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association.

Reviews, Comments, Communications, and Other Content
Visitors to the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association web site and online shop may post reviews, comments, and other content; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties, or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation.

You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of content. The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. Unless we indicate otherwise, if you post content or submit material, you grant the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply.

The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
This web site and online shop are provided by the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association does not warrant that this site, its servers, or e-mail sent from the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association are free of viruses or other harmful components. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this web site or online shop, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.

Applicable Law
By visiting the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association web site or online shop, you agree that the United Kingdom laws, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association or its affiliates.

Disputes
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association web site and/or online shop, or to products you purchase through the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in the United Kingdom, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association's intellectual property rights, the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any court in the United Kingdom, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Site Policies, Modification, and Severability
Please review all our other policy documents, posted on this web site. These policies also govern your visit to the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association web site and/or online shop. We reserve the right to make changes to our web site, online shop, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

Conditions of BHPA Membership

The following additional conditions apply to all members of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association.

In applying for or renewing membership of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association you must agree to be bound by the following Conditions of Membership for as long as you remain a member of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association:

  • I understand that before I fly I must be physically and mentally fit to do so.
  • Before undergoing any training I undertake to inform my instructor if I suffer from any mental or physical defect, infirmity, previous injury, disease or condition which could increase the risk of an accident or the severity of an injury.
  • I understand that falsification of age or educational status will invalidate my insurance.
  • I understand that this is a potentially hazardous sport which carries a risk of personal injury.
  • I understand that membership benefits will be those ruling at the time of my acceptance.
  • I understand that in the event of cancellation of membership, the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association will not refund the unexpired part of my annual subscription as advance payments will already have been made to insurers.

Terms and Conditions last updated: 18 March 2013


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