Terms of Use

This website is owned and maintained by the Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) and by continuing to access this website you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions of use.

The terms and conditions below apply only to this website and not to any websites that this site links to – if you use a link on this site to access another site then you should read the terms and conditions, and policies that are applicable to the site that you are visiting.

General Requirement


You must only use this website for lawful purposes and in a way that does not does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by anyone else.

You must not attack this website nor use it for any malicious purpose – if you do so then we will report such activity the relevant law enforcement authorities. We reserve the right to bar access to our website where we regard your method, or pattern, of use as unreasonable.


Authenticated Use


If you are an authorised user of this website...

You must:

  • Change your password regularly
  • Keep your login credentials secure at all times
  • Use the system with appropriate respect to all relevant law
  • Report possible or actual security breaches as soon as discovered
  • Report any staff or role changes that impacts access to your data

Note that this system contains personal data that is subject to protection under the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) and your use of any personal data within this system is subject to the requirements of this law.

You must not:

  • Share your login credentials
  • Misuse the system or its data for any unlawful purpose
  • Use the system to cause harm to other individuals or organisations

Use of Information


You are free to use the public information published on this website for your own lawful purpose so long as you abide by the following terms:


If you republish or redistribute any information held on this website then…


You must:

  • acknowledge the source of the information
  • provide a link back to this website where possible

You must not:

  • suggest you represent the HBLB in any capacity
  • suggest we endorse your use of the information
  • use this information in a misleading way

Linking to this website

You may link to our website without asking for permission provided…

You do not:

  • suggest you represent the HBLB in any capacity
  • suggest we endorse your services or your website
  • charge a fee for the use of the link to our website

In all other situations you must contact us for permission to link to this website.


Content Improvement


Where possible we aim to provide accurate and useful content on our website however if you notice any issues with the information that is provided then you can Contact Us so that we can work with you to improve our web site.


Embedding Content


At no time may you embed any part of our website in any part of any other website.


Linking from this website


Where appropriate this website will include links to other websites – these links are provided at the discretion of the HBLB and will only be given where they are connected to the core functions and activities of our organisation.


Viruses, Malware and Scams


Whilst we take reasonable steps to ensure that our website will be safe to use we cannot guarantee that our website is free from viruses or malware, or that our website will not be used as part of a scam.

You are therefore responsible for providing your own protection from malicious programs and activities and we do not accept responsibility or any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer systems that might happen when you use our website.

Other Policies


These terms and conditions work in conjunction with the following policies:


Disclaimer


Whilst we make every effort to ensure our website is available, safe, and accurate, the site and its content are provided ‘as is’ without warranty or guarantee of any kind whether express or implied.

Any reliance on our website or its content is formed at your own risk and we do not accept liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage that may come from using our website or not being able to access our website.

Also we do not accept responsibility for third party websites that link to our website or that our website links to. We therefore do not accept liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage that may come from using any third party site linked with our website.


Contacting Us


If you have any concerns about our website or these terms and conditions then you should Contact Us so that we can know of your concerns and if possible address them.


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.


Changes to these Terms and Conditions


Please check these terms and conditions regularly. We can update them at
any time without notice.