Terms and conditions of use of BAAL website

This website is offered by The British Association for Applied Linguistics, which is responsible for pages with a web address prefixed by www.baal.org.uk.  Any enquiries regarding these pages, the content or detail or links within, should be directed to the website editor (see ‘Committee’ page for contact details). By using this website, you agree to the terms and conditions set out below (“terms”). If you do not agree with these terms, you should not use this web site.

Conditions of Use

You may only use this website on a personal basis in accordance with these terms. Except where explicitly excluded, you may modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, create derivative works from, or transfer information obtained from this website.

You may not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful.

If you do not comply, or if we reasonably suspect that you are not complying, with these terms, we may block your access (either temporarily or permanently) to the website.

Copyright, Trademark and Intellectual Property Rights Notices

The BAAL logo and “The British Association for Applied Linguistics” word marks are forms over which we exert prior usage claim. Other product and company names featuring in the Web Site may be the trademarks or subject to prior usage of their respective owners.

All contents of this website, including any software, are protected by copyright, database right and other intellectual property rights. You may, however, reproduce any part of the website for academic purposes, or by prior agreement with us.

Liability Disclaimer

We take measures to check the accuracy of information published in this website. However, we cannot guarantee that our or any third party’s information on this website. will be error-free and it may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. If you believe that you have noticed an error, please contact the website editor.

We take measures to keep this website free from computer viruses and other malicious programs. However, we cannot accept responsibility for any computer viruses or other malicious programs which are transmitted to your computer as a result of your use of this website or a third-party website, unless this was due to our negligence or a breach of these terms by us.

We cannot guarantee the availability of this website. As with any service over the Internet there are factors over which we have no control, for which we cannot accept liability. You agree that we may take the website offline where we consider that this is necessary for routine or emergency maintenance without liability to you.

We will use reasonable care and skill to carry out the services contained in this website and do so within a reasonable time, in accordance with these terms. We do not make any other promises and no other promises shall apply about the information, products, and/or services contained on this website.

Nothing in these terms limits our liability for death or personal injury directly caused by us.

All third-party suppliers of products, services or content through which we link to from this website are independent entities and we are not responsible or liable for any wrongful act or omission on their part or for any of the content of their web sites, including but not limited to any product liability claims.

General

We may change these terms from time to time.

If any of these terms are found to be invalid by a court or at law, then the remainder of these terms shall continue to apply to the extent that they still make sense without the unenforceable term(s).

You will be responsible for all charges and taxes payable as a result of your use of this website.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and us as a result of these terms or your use of this website.

Neither you nor we intend any third party to be able to enforce any of these terms pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

This agreement is governed by the laws of England. Any dispute between you and us in relation to this website and/or these terms will be referred to the English courts. Use of this website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms.

British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL)

BAAL is a professional association, based in the UK, which provides a forum for people interested in language and applied linguistics. We have an international professional membership of around 1000 members. 

To read more about what applied linguistics is and does, click here.