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WELCOME TO The British Horseracing website currently located at www.britishhorseracing.com. Please read this carefully.
By accessing the Website you confirm that you are an individual of at least
18 years of age, or, if under 18, that you are accessing the Website with
full parental/guardian consent. In making use of the Website you agree to
abide by any and all of the following terms and conditions governing use
of the Website (the "Terms").
If for any reason you cannot accept these Terms then you must leave Britishhorseracing.com
No charge is made by us for your use of the Website. However, you should
be aware that local telephone call charges, at rates as publicised by your
telephone operator, may apply.
We will treat your personal information with care, and comply with all applicable
data protection legislation currently in force. If you have registered to
use the website or you visit the website, then you agree that British Horseracing
Authority may use any personal information provided by you on this form in accordance
Terms and Conditions.
For clarity, in the Terms, "we", "our" and "us"
means the British Horseracing Authority and "you" and "your"
means any natural or legal person who uses the Website and each entity on
whose behalf the user acts. "content/material" refers to any text,
image or anything found on the website. Unless otherwise defined in the
Terms, "Website" refers to www.britishhorseracing.com.
Use and continued use of this website, www.britishhorseracing.com will create
a legally binding contract between the BHA and you - the user.
Using the Site
You agree to abide by all applicable laws, regulations and codes of conduct
(including self regulatory) and you agree to be solely responsible for all
things arising from your use of the Website. You agree not to:
- modify, access or make available data stored on a computer or device
which you have accessed through our network, when either the owner of
the data, computer or device has taken steps to prevent you from doing
this or the owner has expressed a wish that you do not do this;
- make available or upload files that contain software or other material,
data or information not owned by or licensed to you or collect information
about others (e.g. names/addresses) without their prior consent;
- damage, interfere with or disrupt access to the Website or do anything
which may interrupt or impair its functionality;
- save as authorised in these Terms or as agreed in writing between
you and us, make any commercial or business use of the Website or resell
or commercially benefit from any part or aspect of the Website;
- publish, post, distribute, disseminate or otherwise transmit, defamatory,
offensive, infringing, obscene, indecent or other unlawful or objectionable
material or information;
- threaten, harass, stalk, abuse, disrupt, or otherwise violate the
rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of, others;
- make available, upload or distribute by any means any material or
files that contain any viruses, bugs, corrupt data, "trojan horses",
"worms" or any other harmful software;
- falsify the true ownership of software or other material or information
contained in a file made available via our Website; and obtain or attempt
to obtain unauthorised access, through whatever means, to the Website,
other services or computer systems or areas of our, or any of our partners',
networks which are identified as restricted.
We retain the absolute right to disconnect you from the Website, without
prejudice to any of our accrued rights, where we in our sole discretion
consider you are contravening these Terms.
We may monitor communications on the Website, but are under no obligation
to do so. As stated above, you must not post any material onto the Website
which is defamatory, obscene or blasphemous, which infringes third party
rights or which could in any other way give rise to criminal or civil
liability in any jurisdiction. We shall have no liability for any such
material. We may in our absolute discretion remove any material if in
our view it falls or might fall within the foregoing categories or is
otherwise inappropriate. We shall own any material you send to the site
or to us, shall not be obliged to treat any such communication as confidential
and may exploit any such communication and its contents in such ways as
we see fit, to the fullest extent permissible by law.
Liabilities (Exclusion and Limitation)
You agree that we have no control over third party content and information
which can be accessed using the Website and that we do not examine or
edit the use to which you or others put the Website or the nature of the
content or information being accessed and that we are excluded from all
liability of any kind arising from such content or information.
We accept no responsibility for the content of any "third party"
material, including ensuring compliance with any applicable legislation.
The website and the materials on the website, that is the information,
images, pictures, logos, names, and icons relating to British Horseracing
Authority and Services (or to third party products and services), are provided
"as is" without any representation or endorsement and without
warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited
to warranties relating to satisfactory quality, non-infringement of intellectual
property, compatibility, security and accuracy or fitness for a particular
British Horseracing Authority does not warrant the accuracy or completeness
of the information, text, graphics or links or other items contained in
this website and may change any of the information at any time without
notice. Neither we, nor any of our directors, employees or representatives
shall be liable for any damages arising out of, or in connection with,
the use of the Website.
This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages
of any kind suffered or incurred by that party arising out of or in connection
with the provisions of any matter under these Terms, including, but not
limited to compensatory, direct, special or indirect losses, loss of goodwill
or reputation or economic losses (including without limitation loss of
revenues, data, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings),
property and claims of third parties (but not including death or personal
injury resulting from our negligence). We shall not be liable for any
delay of dispatch in ticket orders that is beyond our control unless it
is due to our negligence. The user accepts the inherent risk of using
the Internet, for example, in relation to security and timeliness of communications,
due to the very nature of the Internet. Any limitation or exclusion of
liability set out in these Terms applies to the fullest extent permissible
by applicable law and does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
You will remain responsible and liable for material you upload on to,
or access from, the Website and you will indemnify us in the manner set
out below in the Terms in relation to your accessing or uploading.
We reserve the right to remove any information/material we deem to be
in breach of any of the Terms without warning, and without prejudice to
any other accrued rights, and/or to make available such information/material
when BHA believes it may be required to do so under law or when requested
to by regulatory bodies or law enforcement organisations.
We make no guarantee that functionality of this site will be uninterrupted
or error free, or that this site or the server that makes it available
are free of viruses or bugs. While we will take all reasonable steps to
ensure a fast and reliable service, we will not be held responsible for
the security of the Website, for any disruption to the Website (however
caused), for any loss or corruption of material in transit and for any
loss or corruption of material when downloaded from the Website onto any
computer system. We do not warrant that your use of the Website or material
downloaded from it will not cause computer virus infection or other damage
Except as expressly provided for below, you agree to indemnify and hold
us, and any of our officers, employees and agents harmless from and against
all and any losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses of any character
incurred or suffered and any claims or legal proceedings which are brought
or threatened, in each case arising from your use of, or conduct on, the
Website and/or any breach of these Terms.
The Website is controlled and operated from England and we make no representations
that the materials and products described on the Website are appropriate
or available in other locations or jurisdictions. You shall not use the
Website in breach of any laws or regulations of any national, local, state
or federal governments or agencies in any country or jurisdiction in which
the content can be viewed or retrieved, or in breach of any international
treaties or conventions or any community standards.
The copyright in the contents of this Website is owned by or licensed
to us, and all trade marks and other intellectual property rights in and
relating to the Website are owned by us or the licensor unless otherwise
specified. The contents of this Website (including without limitation
text, video, audio, audio-visual material and graphics) may not be copied,
reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or
transmitted in any form or by any means without our prior written consent,
except as stated below.
You may print or download the visible text of an individual page for private
and personal non-commercial use only, but you may not make more than one
copy of such text electronically or otherwise. You may not reproduce any
other part of the Website (including without limitation the structure,
overall style and program code).
If you would like to apply for permission to distribute or reproduce any
part of the contents of the Website other than as permitted in these Terms
please email us at email@example.com
Intellectual Property Rights
The names, images and logos identifying British Horseracing Authority, Britishhorseracing.com,
The British Bred Thoroughbred, or third parties and their products are
proprietary marks of British Horseracing Authority and/or third parties. Nothing
contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise
any license or right in respect of any trademark of British Horseracing
Authority or any other third party.
Links and Third Parties
The Website may also contain links to other websites which are not under
our control and are not maintained by us. We are not responsible or liable
in any way for such websites and cannot vouch for the suitability or accuracy
of the content of those websites. We provide these links for your convenience
only but do not monitor or endorse the material on such other websites
and you link to them at your own risk. We are not responsible for any
website to which such a link may be provided, or for the privacy policies
or other practices of such websites. We encourage users to be aware when
they are leaving this website and to read any applicable terms, conditions
or privacy statements on such sites. Your dealings with any third parties
including but not limited to merchants through the Website and any terms,
conditions, warranties or representations of such third parties, are solely
between you and the relevant third party and we are not liable in any
way for, and you agree to indemnify us in the manner referred to in these
Terms in relation to such dealings.
In addition to where set out in these Terms, we may terminate the Website,
or restrict your access to it, refuse to correspond with you, and/or remove
your details from our database without prejudice to any other accrued
rights, without prior notice to you where (by way of example and without
The purchasing process
- there is a regulatory or statutory change limiting our ability to
provide the Website;
any event beyond our reasonable control prevents us from continuing
the Website (for example, and without limitation, technical difficulties,
capacity problems and communications failures); or we consider in our
sole discretion that you are abusing the Website or are otherwise acting
in breach of these Terms.
British Horseracing Authority's computerised booking system allows customers
to purchase tickets based on certain areas of the respective courses and
respective pricing for each race meeting. The booking system will automatically
show the range of prices for the respective meeting and date.
When an order is completed the contract is between the customer and the
British Horseracing Authority, VAT# 626376623.
- A maximum of 20 tickets may be booked per meeting via the Website.
(For orders over 20 you are advised to contact the Britishhorseracing
Telephone Information Line on 08700 721724)
- You will need to be registered and logged on to the Website to
proceed with a booking via the Website.
- Payment will be made using a credit or debit card via the secure
Worldpay online payment process. Upon payment the contract will be concluded.
- You will be receive confirmation of your order with an order reference
number, this will also be given via email. Please retain the confirmation in
case you have any further enquiries or in the event that you do not
receive your tickets.
- All ticket orders placed either online or via 08700 721724 are subject to Worldpay security checks. Where the Name and Address information held by the card issuing bank does not directly match the information supplied to britishhorseracing.com at the time of booking, these orders will be cancelled and ALL monies refunded.
- A non refundable £2.50 admin fee applies to all orders.
- There may additional varying postage and packaging costs for orders from certain racecourses.
Details of previous orders can be accessed by contacting the BHA, firstname.lastname@example.org
English is the only language used for conclusion of any contract on this
We cannot process advance bookings on Britishhorseracing.com or on the British
Horseracing Authority Telephone Information Line, less than 6 days prior to
When purchasing a ticket/or tickets via The British Horseracing Authority, over
the telephone or on line the following will apply:- You must be at least
18 to book.
Badges/Tickets will not be exchanged or money refunded unless a race meeting
Replacements for lost or stolen badges/tickets cannot be issued. If racing
is abandoned before the race meeting refund will automatically be made.
If for any reason you don't receive a refund then contact our customer services
on 08700 721724 or e-mail email@example.com
or make application in writing with badges/tickets enclosed to British Horseracing,
P.O.Box 4013, London, W1A 6NG. Important: If racing is abandoned after entering
the racecourse on the day of the race, The British Horseracing Authority cannot
process refund applications and you must follow the racecourses instructions
regarding application for refunds.
The British Horseracing Authority acts only as agent for the racecourses in
connection with the sale of tickets. All tickets are sold by the racecourses
and may be subject to terms and conditions of sale. Entry to racecourses
may be subject to conditions.
The betting sections of this web site are for information purposes only.
In order to place a bet in the United Kingdom you must be at least 18.
Rules and Regulations
Within the site you may find other rules or terms relating to specific material
that may conflict or contradict these Terms and Conditions (for example
specific conditions in relation to certain promotions). In the event there
is such conflict then the rules or terms relating to such material will
take precedence over these general Terms and Conditions where applicable.
Alterations to these Terms
We reserve the right to amend these Terms at any time. You will be bound
by changes through your continued use of the Website. Any amendments to
these Terms and Conditions will be posted on the website and will take effect
immediately. Please print or save a copy of the prevailing Terms for your
You shall not assign any of your rights or obligations under these Terms
without our prior written consent. We shall have the right to assign or
otherwise delegate all or any of our rights or obligations under these Terms
upon notification to you.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any of our rights in connection with
these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of any such right unless acknowledged
and agreed to by us to you in writing.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement and understanding between us
and you shall supersede any prior agreement or representation in respect
Any and all notices to be given by either one of us to the other pursuant
to or in connection with these Terms shall be deemed sufficiently given
when forwarded by e-mail or facsimile transmission in each case addressed
to you at the e-mail address or facsimile number you have given us or to
us at the e-mail address or facsimile number displayed on the Website.
Legal Construction and Miscellaneous Provisions
These Terms shall be construed in accordance with the laws of England and
Wales. We and you irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales
are to have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes which may
arise out of or in connection with these Terms.
If any provision of these Terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction
to be contrary to the law then such provisions shall be construed as far
as possible to reflect the intention of the parties with the other provisions
remaining in full force and effect.
This website is operated by:
British Horseracing Authority
75 High Holborn
Registered Company Number 2813358 (Incorporated in England)
VAT Number 626376623
We recommend you print out a copy of these terms and conditions
for your future reference.
If you have any questions regarding this website please see the Contact
section for more information and full contact details.