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The British Hungarian Society
Online Website Terms and Conditions of Use

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These terms of your use apply to your use of our website, ("Website") known as the "Site".


The Site is operated by The British-Hungarian Society ("BHS"). The BHS office address is PO Dox 130, Henley on Thames, Oxon, RG9 5YU, United Kingdom. BHS licences you to use our Website, as permitted in these terms of use.

To contact us about these terms and conditions, please email

Our privacy policy, available at, will also apply to your use of our Site.

BHS may amended these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Site, please check these terms regularly to ensure that you understand the terms that apply at that time. We may also update and change our Site including content on our Site and membership details on our Site from time to time without notice, including to discontinue membership options or change specifications.

Our Site

Our Site is made available free of charge.

BHS do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on our Site, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw or restrict the availability of all our any part of our Site for business or operational reasons. Our Site may be unavailable from time to time due to mechanical, telecommunication, software, hardware and third-party failures. We cannot predict or control when such downtime may occur nor control the duration of such downtime.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and that they comply with them.

The content on our Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Site.

Although BHS makes reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Site is accurate, complete or up to date. In particular, we are not responsible for misprints, out-of-date information, technical or pricing inaccuracies, typographical or other errors appearing on our Site.

Licence Restrictions

You agree that you will:

You must keep your account details safe

If you choose, or you are provided with, a username, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any username or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your username or password, you must promptly notify us by emailing us at

How you may use material on our Site

BHS is the owner of all textual, graphical and other content appearing on the Site. Those materials are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You have no intellectual property rights in, or to, the Site or the content on the Site other than the right to use them in accordance with these terms.

You may view, copy, print and use content contained on our Site solely for your own personal use and provided that: (1) it is used for informational and non-commercial purposes only; (2) you must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way; and (3) you must not use or copy any photographs, video or audio sequences or graphics separate from any accompanying text.

Our status and that of our identified contributors as the authors of content on our Site must always be acknowledged.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.


Third party websites

Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

You may link to our Website home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our Website in any website that is not owned by you. Our Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out below.

Should you use our Site to send any feedback, comments or enquiries, such as ideas, comments, suggestions or questions ("User Content"), such User Content shall be considered to be non-confidential and non-proprietary and You shall retain ownership rights in your content, but you hereby grant us a licence to reproduce, use, store, disclose and distribute and make available to third parties such User Content without limitation.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

We only provide our Site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.


All information on our Site relates to the UK market. It may be accessed by users internationally but users must note that some services may not be available in your country due to market, technical or legislative constraints.


We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your device, information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Sites. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Site will cease immediately.

Please be aware that internet transmissions are never completely private or secure and that any message or information you send using the Site may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These terms of use, their subject matter and formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

updated 9 October 2023