Our Legal Policy

We hate having to include a legal policy and terms like this, but it’s unfortunately very important in order to protect us and our organisation’s ability to properly represent our members. Accordingly, we would ask you take a moment to read through the below and if you should have any questions, please drop us a line. We’re genuinely happy to discuss and put any fears to rest.

Our organisation has been built up offering a good service, and our reputation would be in ruin if we tied you to unfair or unethical legal frameworks. Accordingly, we’ll let you be the judge of our service and policy, and we are on hand to help should you wish to query anything.


This agreement, commonly referred to as our ‘Legal Policy’, ‘terms of service’, ‘terms and conditions’ [and / or ‘the agreement], shall automatically be applied to all contracts, sales, communications, contact, interaction, advice, guidance, certification, license, statement, website, technology, product, material or other device, material or service linked directly or in-directly with the association.

For the duration of this document, the terms ‘us’, ‘we’, ‘BMABA’, ‘association’, ‘British Martial Arts & Boxing Association’ shall refer to our association, including all members, students, instructors, clubs, affiliates, directors, staff, executives, committees, committee members and other associated third party or direct party individuals.

You agree that by contacting us, engaging with us in any form, media or device, using any of our services, products, websites, technologies, materials (printed or digital) and other associated content, that you agree to be bound in full by this agreement, and hereby release in full from liability, warranty or guarantee the association and it’s staff, directors, affiliates or other associated members.

If you do not agree with any of this agreement, you must quit this site and interact no further with any of our services, organisations or communication channels.


You may wish to view this in conjunction with our membership terms and conditions and privacy policy.


Limitations and exclusions of liability and Limited warranties

We do not warrant or represent:

(a)    the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;

(b)    that the material on the website is up to date; or

(c)    that the website or any service on the website will remain available.

We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to further terms, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website, services, membership or other associated content.

All information provided is done so to the best of our ability, and is believed to be accurate, correct or true at the time of being published. We reserve the right to edit in part or in full, at any time, any and/or all content, material or media throughout our sites.

Our membership, or any form of product offered through our organisation or ‘business’ shall be offered without warranty or guarantee.

We can not be held responsible for any liability that may arise through membership with us or any services, product, offering, free resource, tool, content or other type of media, product or advice we offer to you. The use of our free website is provided as a free service and is supplied ‘as is’ without guarantee over the safety of data or the ongoing support & functionality of the website, whether implied or not. The free website offer is to be used at your own risk and you are to be held accountable for any issues that may arise from it’s use including (but not limiting to) loss of data, content or trade.

All websites or digital platforms running under our control or authority shall be governed by the above statement also.

Our Right To Termination Of Service Or Endorsement 

We are hereby released from any liability that may arise from external factors beyond our control, such as government or industry regulations that prohibit, limit or stop any service, licensing and/or membership feature (advertised or non-advertised). This also includes release from liability in the event that our body should ever be required by law, regulation or requirement to stop trading, to change the services we provide or to change the members we serve or entry criteria we require.

You agree that you understand events beyond our control will not be held against us and that you knowingly except any associated risk or loss that may arise from use of our services, Association, membership, insurances, resources, licensing or other product(s) and or service(s).

Advertised Services & Products

All advertised services and membership features, benefits, licensing and/or insurance are advertised in good-faith. We do reserve the right to revoke any selected membership feature, licensing, insurance or member benefit and any other product / service at our sole discretion without notice or reason for any required purpose, however we will always do all possible to ensure our members and potential members are only supplied accurate information at all times.


No Advice

Our website contains general information pertaining to our purposes. The legal information is not advice and should not be treated as such.


Interactive features

Our website includes interactive features that allow users to communicate with us.

You acknowledge that, because of the limited nature of communication through our website’s interactive features, any assistance you may receive using any such features is likely to be incomplete and may even be misleading.

Any assistance you may receive using any our website’s interactive features does not constitute specific advice and accordingly should not be relied upon without further independent confirmation.


Professional legal assistance and advice

You must not rely on the legal information on our website as an alternative to legal advice from your lawyer or other professional legal services provider, or legal advice from any government website, safeguarding body or other regulatory power.

If you have any specific questions about any legal matter, you should consult your lawyer or other professional legal services provider. You should never delay seeking legal advice, disregard legal advice, or commence or discontinue any form of licensing, insurance or regulatory action because of information on our website.


Copyright notice

Copyright (c) [2012-Present] [BMABA (British Martial Arts & Boxing Association].

Subject to the express provisions of this notice:

we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and

all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.

Copyright licence

You may:

view pages from our website in a web browser;

download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;

print pages from our website;

[stream audio and video files from our website]; and

[use [our website services] by means of a web browser],

subject to the other provisions of this notice.

Except as expressly permitted by the other provisions of this notice, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.

You may only use our website for [your own personal and business purposes], and you must not use our website for any other purposes. Except as expressly permitted by this notice, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.

Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:

republish material from our website (including republication on another website);

sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;

show any material from our website in public;

exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or

redistribute material from our website, save to the extent expressly permitted by this notice.

Acceptable use

You must not:

use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;

use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;

use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software; or

conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.

Report abuse

If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our website, or any material or activity that breaches this notice, please let us know.

You can let us know about any such material or activity by contacting our office.

Enforcement of copyright

We take the protection of our copyright very seriously.

If we discover that you have used our copyright materials in contravention of the licence set out in this notice, we may bring legal proceedings against you, seeking monetary damages and/or an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal costs.


You may request permission to use the copyright materials on our website by [writing to us by email or post, using the contact details published on the website].

Copyrighted Content

If you believe any content belongs to yourself or your organisation, and is being used without permission please contact our webmaster at info[at]bmaba.org and we will immediately ensure the content is removed and any claim investigated with full co-operation.