Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy

By accessing or using this website (www.breeam.org), you agree to these terms and conditions of use.

Data Protection Act 1998

The Data Protection Act defines the legal responsibilities of data users such as ourselves. The Act governs the collection, storage, use and transfer of personal data, for example, name, address, email, age, etc.

Accuracy, Use and Feedback

The BRE Group (we) are committed to respecting the privacy of users entering this site and we recognise the importance of the responsible use of information collected on this site. We will do our best to maintain the accuracy of the personal information you supply to us. You have the right to access and correct your personal information at any time and if you wish to do so please contact us at marketing@bre.co.uk. We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. On our website we may provide space for your comments and/or provide a short survey for you to complete. This is used only to help us refine the content and relevance of our website. It is not re-used or re-applied for any other purpose.

Cookies

We may track your visit to our site by giving you a cookie when you enter. Cookies are pieces of information sent to your browser on a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive for record keeping purposes. We use Cookies to make visiting our site easier. Cookies allow us to save passwords for you so that you will not have to re-enter them the next time you visit. Cookies cannot be used to obtain other information from your hard disk. The Cookie is used to collect statistical information and is not used to identify individuals.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept Cookies. If you prefer you can reset your browser either to notify you when you have received a Cookie or to refuse to accept Cookies.

It is important to note that if you choose not accept Cookies, or you set your browser not to accept Cookies, you may not be able to use certain features on our site.

Aggregate Data

In general, our service automatically gathers certain usage information about the numbers and frequency of visitors to our website. We only use such data as aggregate. This collected data helps us to determine how much our customers use parts of the site, so we can improve our site for your use.

IP Address

We may collect and track traffic by IP address. An IP address is a number assigned to your computer when you use your browser on internet. We log this information, but this information is never linked to any personally identifying information. It is used to audit the number of visitors coming to our website.

Privacy Policy Changes

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone.

Disclaimer

The BRE Group does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the BRE Group websites. The BRE Group does not guarantee that access to and use of the BRE Group websites will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Mention of third party products, services, companies and websites on any BRE Group website is for informational purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation. The BRE Group's websites hold a wide range of links to related websites from a variety of related organisations, companies and services. While every effort is made to check the content and accuracy of the websites we link to, The BRE Group takes no responsibility for information contained on websites maintained by other organisations or for action taken as a result of information contained on websites maintained by other organisations.  

Copyright

The information and images contained on our websites are the property of the BRE Group unless explicitly stated to the contrary. They are protected by copyright laws. Material may be downloaded free of charge or printed without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material not being used in a derogatory manner, in a misleading context or for commercial purposes. If the material is being issued to others, the source including the web address and copyright status must be acknowledged. We may require you to register your details before downloading certain information or documents.

Trade Marks

BRE, BREEAM, EcoHomes, LPCB, Smartwaste, SmartLIFE, Insight are all registered trade marks owned by the BRE Group and may not be used without the BRE Group's written permission.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

September 2009

Business particulars:

Building Research Establishment Ltd (trading as BRE)
Registered under number 3319324 in England and Wales
VAT Registration No GB 689 9499 27

BRE Global Limited
Registered under number 8961297 in England and Wales

Building Research Establishment Ltd and BRE Global Ltd are subsidiaries of the BRE Trust.

BRE Trust
Registered under number 3282856 in England and Wales, and registered as a charity (No 1092193). www.bretrust.org.uk 

Registered Offices: Bucknalls Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire WD25 9XX, UK. Telephone +44 (0)1923 664000

Contact

E: BREEAM
T: +44 (0)333 321 8811

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