Terms & Conditions

This website is operated by the British Damage Management Association (BDMA, we, us, our) of Harborough Innovation Centre, Wellington Way, Airfield Business Park, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7WB.



When you access or use any part of www.bdma.org.uk (Website) you are agreeing to be bound by the following conditions of use. If you do not wish to be bound by these conditions, you should not access or use this Website.

We may change these conditions at any time without giving any notice to you. If you continue to access and use the Website you agree to be bound by the most current version of the conditions of use, therefore you should check these conditions from time to time to see if any changes have been made.



Except where otherwise indicated, the content of the Website (which for the avoidance of doubt includes the pages, data, design, text, graphics, any other content and arrangement thereof) and the software used therein, is the property of and is owned and controlled by the BDMA. All such content is the copyright material of the BDMA or our associated / chosen content-provider organisations and may not be copied or reproduced, in whole or in part, in any form without the express written consent of the BDMA.

In addition the results of any search on the Website is extracted from a copyright work (database) owned and controlled by the BDMA.

The name “BDMA” and the BDMA logo and Collective Mark are service marks of the BDMA or its subsidiaries. All other trademarks, product names and company names or logos cited or displayed on the Website are the property of their respective owners.



Save as provided below, no materials from the Website may be copied, downloaded, reproduced, broadcast, shown or played in public, republished, uploaded, posted, stored, transmitted or distributed in any way or adapted or changed in any way.

Subject to any applicable licences from third-party content-providers, you may electronically copy and print in hard copy, portions of the Website for your personal, non commercial use only. You are not permitted to sell or trade in any material so copied. Any other use, modification, distribution or republication without the prior written consent of the BDMA is similarly strictly prohibited. You may however copy and distribute any or all portions of any press releases or notices intended for general public use by the BDMA. The use of multiple searches to extract the BDMA database details for commercial benefit or use is strictly prohibited.

You may only access the BDMA members’ area on the Website if you are entitled to do so by virtue of being authorised to access the Website as a member, an authorised administrator or content provider or are otherwise granted permission to access the members’ area by the BDMA. You must comply with the terms of this clause in respect of all content, advice, guidance and information within this area unless the entitlement to distribute, copy or otherwise use such content is clearly granted by the BDMA.



Except as expressly provided, nothing contained in these conditions or anywhere on the Website shall be construed as conferring any licence under any of the BDMA’s or any third party’s intellectual property rights.



We may collect and process personal information you provide in your use of the Website, including the details of your visits to our Website and the resources that you access.

For information on how we use and process personal information please see our privacy policy which can be accessed here.



This Website has been designed with the intention of providing as much information as possible on various aspects of damage management and other relevant topics, for the benefit of our members and other site visitors including those in associated industries and members of the public. However, since each individual situation is different, none of the information provided herein should be construed as formal professional advice and no reliance should be placed on it as a sole or definitive source upon which actions can be based.

You use the Website at your own risk and the BDMA makes no warranties or guarantees as to the availability or accuracy of the Website or as to the accuracy or fitness of any of the information contained on the Website. Some of this information is sourced through or provided by third parties and its accuracy cannot be reasonably verified by the BDMA.

The information in the Website is provided “as is” and the BDMA makes no representation or warranty or condition, either express or implied, to you:

  • as to availability of the Website;
  • that the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free;
  • that the Website or the computer server from which it is made available, are free of any viruses or other harmful components or programs;
  • as to the Website’s merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose;
  • as to the correctness, accuracy, content, timeliness, completeness, legality, reliability, quality or suitability of any information, advice, content, service or search results provided by the Website; or
  • as to the quality or suitability of any goods or services or information received through or advertised on bdma.org.uk or received through links provided on the Website whether from BDMA members or third parties.

Where the website contains links to third party websites, these links are provided for convenience only and, to the fullest extent permitted by law. The BDMA takes no responsibility for any third party website, or the content therein, that you may access through the BDMA website. Please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and you should check those before submitting any personal data to any such websites. The inclusion of any link to a third party website does not constitute an endorsement of that third-party or its website.

The BDMA is not obligated to monitor any transmission made to or through any of the pages contained on this website or any website which may be linked to or from this website. However, and notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, the BDMA has the right to monitor such transmissions and to use or disclose information gathered from this website in accordance with our privacy policy.



Under no circumstances will the BDMA, or any other party involved in the creation, production, maintenance or distribution of the Website be liable for any damages either direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential (including but not limited to loss of profits, business, anticipated savings, goodwill, loss of opportunity, use of data or other intangible losses) that result from any of the following:

  • the use of and reliance upon the Website;
  • any inability to use the Website;
  • any errors, omissions, interruptions, suspension, termination, deletion of files or email, mistakes, defects, viruses and other harmful creation, delays in operation, transmission or service response time, or any failure of performance by the Website including without limitation those arising from acts of God, communications failure, theft, destruction or any unauthorised access to the BDMA’s data, records, programs or services; or
  • any services or products, information or advice received through or advertised on bdma.org.uk or through any links provided on the Website.

The BDMA is unable to ensure or guarantee the security of any information transmitted over the Internet. Any information or data which you transmit to or by using the Website is done at your own risk and the BDMA will not be responsible or liable for any damage that may result from transmitting such information.

If any jurisdiction does not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.



These conditions and any and all documents referred to herein form the entire agreement between you and the BDMA with respect to the use of the Website. If any term in these conditions is determined by a court to be illegal, invalid or in any way unenforceable, that provision shall be severed from these conditions and the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.



These conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The BDMA and the Website’s servers are located in England. As www.bdma.org.uk can be accessed from other places around the world with different laws from those of England, when you access the Website you agree that the laws of England will apply to all matters relating to your use of www.bdma.org.uk. You and the BDMA also agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts, with respect to such matters.