Terms of Use

General Terms and Conditions for Website Use

When you access and use this website you agree to be legally bound by all our terms and conditions as well as our privacy policy. Terms & Conditions While we use all reasonable endeavours to ensure the accuracy of any information placed on this website, we make no representations or give any warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents and we disclaim all representations, except where fraudulently made, and warranties. In addition we make no representations or warranties about the accuracy of the information contained on this website.

Third Party Links.

In the event that there are third party links to other websites provided for your convenience, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability or functionality of such external sites. We do not endorse the content of any external sites and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss however caused to you by your use of any external site. We will always seek to make these links clear, so that you know when you have left this website. Please be aware that other websites are owned and run by other companies and organizations and BIAZA cannot accept responsibility for any information you choose to divulge to a linked website


By accessing this website you agree that BIAZA will not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of the information and material contained in this website or from your access of other material on the internet via web links from this website. BIAZA cannot accept responsibility for any disruption, damage and/or loss to your data or computer system that may occur while using this website or any item downloaded from this website. The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums can take no responsibility for general advice and information provided on this website or in documents downloaded from the website. This information needs to be applied specifically for your organisation, site and staff.

Copyright and other Intellectual Property Rights.

The copyright and other intellectual property rights in the material contained in this website and any trade marks and brands included in that material belong to the BIAZA or their licensors. No person may copy any part of the material from this web site without the relevant Party’s prior written consent, other than temporarily in the course of using this website or to keep a record of a transaction entered into using this website.


Cookies are small text files that are sent by websites that you visit to recognise who you are when you return there. There files are stored on your computer’s hard drive, and are read by your web browser. Cookies perform several functions, such as remembering who you are on a particular site (your welcome message), to keeping you logged in to your membership account. Website owners will use cookies to follow which pages that you’ve read so that they can see what parts of the site are popular or not. In short, cookies are a way of providing statistics on site visits as well as some limited functionality that makes your site visit easier. When used properly cookies are an asset to a site visitor and a site owner. They are not viruses, but some unscrupulous outfits will use them maliciously – we follow best practice for cookie use. This site uses cookies to optimise and enhance our users' experience. If you do not wish to receive cookies from this site please disable cookies in your browser settings or leave the site. NB: disabling cookies may cause this site to behave unexpectedly or for the site not to function as it was designed to.

Privacy Policy

This website is owned and run by BIAZA. BIAZA are committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with their obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998. This privacy policy explains what information BIAZA collects about you and how it will be used. When you access and use this website you agree to be legally bound by all our terms and conditions as well as our privacy policy outlined below. What information do we collect? BIAZA collects information from you to enable us to provide you with the goods and services you ask for. This may include your name, address, telephone and email address, BIAZA will use the information you enter into the website only for administration purposes and any other purposes made clear in the data entry forms themselves, in any relevant terms or conditions and on any pages or emails that link to such forms.

Whenever BIAZA ask you for information about yourself you may, by ticking the relevant box, opt out of receiving other communications. In addition, whenever you receive other communications by email you will be told how to opt out of being updated by email in the future. If you choose to opt out of being updated as described above BIAZA will cease all such future disclosure of data.

In no circumstances will BIAZA collect any data that is not directly related to the use of this website so, for example, we will not record other sites that you have visited.

Third Parties

BIAZA will not otherwise provide any of the personal information you give to us to any third party for any purpose unconnected with a transaction you initiate, except with your prior express consent. Security BIAZA is committed to the security of your personal information and we have security procedures in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control.

Please let BIAZA know if you want details of the personal information we hold about you by emailing [email protected]