Legal Terms and Conditions

This website ("the Trade Website") is owned and operated by British Airways Plc (company number 1777777), whose registered office is at Waterside, PO Box 365, Harmondsworth, UB7 0GB, England ("BA").

Your use of the Trade Website is expressly conditional on your acceptance of the following terms and conditions and will form the agreement between BA and you ("these Terms and Conditions"). Having accepted these Terms and Conditions on the 'Login' page you are consenting to be bound by these Terms and Conditions both in a personal capacity and where relevant on behalf of any organisation you represent or by which you are employed.

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions: “you” and “your” refers to the persons accessing the Trade Website; references to "Material" or "Materials" includes data, information and databases.

These Terms and Conditions refer only to your use of the Trade Website (www.batraveltrade.com) and, unless separate or additional terms apply, any application using content from the Trade Website and any mini-site on the Trade Website.

Separate conditions apply to airline carriage, prize draws, competitions or any other promotion which BA may run from time to time.

All Materials on the Trade Website, the appearance, organisation and layout of the Trade Website, the underlying software code and the underlying data are subject to trade marks, copyright, database rights and other registered and unregistered intellectual property rights which are owned either directly by BA or by BA’s third party licensors, providers and distributors.

Unless otherwise authorised within these Terms and Conditions, you must not copy, modify, alter, publish, broadcast, distribute, sell or transfer (whether in whole or in part) any Material on the Trade Website or the underlying software code or underlying data.

Your access to the Trade Website is conditional on you being a user authorised by your employer. In the event that you cease to be such an authorised user you shall cease to access the Trade Website.

You must follow all additional instructions contained on the Trade Website.

Your access to the Trade Website is on a temporary basis, and BA reserves the right to withdraw, restrict or amend the services accessibly to you on the Trade Website without notice at BA’s absolute discretion.

You may only use the Trade Website in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and, in any event, for lawful and proper purposes which includes complying with all applicable laws, regulations and codes of practice within the United Kingdom or other jurisdiction from which you are accessing the Trade Website.  Except as expressly permitted by BA, you shall not use the Trade Website for any purpose.

In particular, you agree that, you must not:

  • post, transmit or disseminate any information on or via the Trade Website which is or may be harmful, obscene, defamatory or otherwise illegal;
  • use ‘screen scraping’, any automated algorithm, device, method, system, software or manual process to access, use, search, copy, monitor or extract Material (in whole or in part) from or through using the Trade Website unless BA have given its express written agreement;
  • use the Trade Website in a manner which causes or may cause an infringement of the rights of any other;
  • use any software, routine or device to interfere or attempt to interfere electronically or manually with the operation or functionality of the Trade Website including but not limited to uploading or making available files containing corrupt data or viruses via whatever means;
  • deface, alter or interfere with the front end ‘look and feel’ of the Trade Website or the underlying software code;
  • take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Trade Website or related infrastructure;
  • permit any automatic registration, logging in or access to any of the Material on the Trade Website;
  • obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorised access, via whatever means, to any of BA’s networks or accounts or to information about other users;
  • disclose confidential information of any person or entity including without limitation BA’s confidential information.

 

 You represent that you are over 18, and where you are contracting on behalf of an organisation that you are authorised by your organisation to bind it legally to these Terms and Conditions and that you and where relevant your organisation will be responsible for any liability that may be incurred as a result of your use of the Trade Website or the use of your organisation's IATA, ABTA or ATOL numbers. You understand that you and where relevant your organisation are responsible for all uses of the Trade Website by you and those using your organisation's IATA, ABTA or ATOL numbers.

Tracking cookies may be used during your visit to the Trade Website. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work or work more efficiently, as well as to provide business and marketing information to the owners of the site. Click here for further information. 

Other than using tracking cookies, BA does not collect personal information about you when you use the Trade Website.

The Trade Website may contain links to websites owned or operated by third parties. BA is not responsible for the information, Materials, products or services contained on or accessible through those websites. Your access and use of such websites remains solely at your own risk. BA does not accept liability for material on such websites or endorse or associate itself with their owners or operators.

You may only link to the Trade Website with BA’s express written permission. BA expressly reserves the right to withdraw its consent at any time to a link which in its sole opinion is inappropriate or controversial.

BA may make improvements or changes to the information, services, products and other Materials on the Trade Website, or terminate the Trade Website, at any time without notice.

BA may also modify these Terms and Conditions at any time, and such modification shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Terms and Conditions on the Trade Website. Accordingly, your continued access or use of the Trade Website is deemed to be your acceptance of the modified Terms and Conditions. No purported alteration or variation of these Terms and Conditions by you shall be effective unless it is in writing, refers specifically to these Terms and Conditions and is countersigned by BA.

Without prejudice to BA’s other rights (whether at law or otherwise), BA reserves the right to deny you access to the Trade Website and block your access to the Trade Website where BA believes (in its absolute discretion) that you (or persons who access the Trade Website on your behalf using website access information that you have provided to them) are in breach of any of these Terms and Conditions.

 

BA has taken all reasonable care to ensure that the information contained within the pages of the Trade Website is accurate. However, BA does not accept liability for any errors or omissions, or for information which is out of date. BA will use all reasonable commercial endeavours to ensure that the information contained in the Trade Website is accurate and updated regularly.

In no event will BA be liable to you or your organisation for any economic loss, loss of profit (direct or indirect), indirect, incidental, special, punitive, exemplary or consequential loss arising out of, or in any way connected with the use of the Trade Website, its lack of availability, or for any information on services obtained through the Trade Website or otherwise arising out of use of the Trade Website whether based in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit the liability of BA for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation.

All software products downloaded from any section of the Trade Website or via a link pointed to by the Trade Website are downloaded, installed, and used totally and entirely at the users own risk.

 

To the maximum extent permitted by law, BA disclaims all implied warranties with regard to the information, services and Materials contained on the Trade Website. All such information, services and Materials are provided "as is" and "as available" without warranty of any kind.

BA makes no warranty whatsoever for the reliability, stability or any virus-free nature of any software being downloaded from the Trade Website or for the availability of the download sites where applicable.

 

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold BA harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including reasonable legal fees) related to your breach of these Terms and Conditions (including, but not limited to, any breach by persons acting on your behalf who access the Trade Website using website access information that you have provided to them).

 

Your use of the Trade Website, any Material accessed or downloaded from it and the operation of these Terms and Conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with such matters, their subject matter or formation (including but not limited to non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by, construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

Where these Terms and Conditions are translated into languages other than English in the event of any conflict or inconsistency the English language Terms and Conditions shall prevail.

BA reserves the right to bring proceedings in:

  • the Courts of the country of your residence;
  • the Courts of the location of your access, use or storage of any Materials obtained from the Trade Website;
  • the Courts of the location of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions; and/or
  • the Courts of the location of your authorisation of any of the above acts.

You acknowledge and agree that damages alone would not be an adequate remedy for any breach of the terms of these Terms and Conditions. Accordingly, BA shall be entitled to the remedies of injunction, specific performance or other equitable relief for any threatened or actual breach of the terms of these Terms and Conditions.

These Terms and Conditions contain all the terms of your contract with BA relating to your use of the Trade Website only. No other written or oral statement including statements in any brochure or promotional literature published by BA will be incorporated into that contract or have any legal effect, and no party shall have any liability for such statement, unless they were made fraudulently.

Any failure to assert any rights BA may have under these Terms and Conditions does not constitute a waiver of BA’s right to assert the same or any other right at any other time or against any other person.

If at any time any part of these Terms and Conditions (including any one or more of the clauses of these Terms and Conditions or any sub-clause or paragraph or any part of one or more of these clauses) is held to be or becomes void or otherwise unenforceable for any reason under any applicable law, the same shall be deemed omitted from these Terms and Conditions and the validity and/or enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall not in any way be affected or impaired as a result of that omission.

Throughout the Trade Website the term "person(s)" is used to refer to natural and legal persons.