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Website Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the Arts Marketing Association website

In these Terms and Conditions, references to “AMA”, “us” or “our(s)” are references to the Arts Marketing Association. The company details of the AMA can be found at the end of these Terms and Conditions.

References to “you” or “your” are references to you, the user of the Website.

References to “the Website” are references to the Website at

References to “User Content” are references to any user generated content posted, attached or added to the Website including but not limited to any commentary, emails, information, screenshots, photographs, pictures, videos, text, artwork and any user-generated material posted to the AMA blog .

References to “AMA blog” are references to the blog accessible through the Website called the AMA Blog.

References to “Intellectual Property Rights” are references to any copyright, trade marks, design rights or other intellectual property rights existing from time to time.

Your use of the Website constitutes acceptance of the following Terms and Conditions.

The AMA reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions without notice. It is your responsibility to check these Terms and Conditions regularly. Your continued use of this Website after amendments are made means you accept the Terms and Conditions as updated.

Except as permitted in these Terms and Conditions, you may not alter the Website in any way or do anything that might or will damage or disrupt the good working order of the Website or our equipment or software.

Online purchases

No contract will exist between you and the AMA for the purchase of any product or service through the Website, until you have received written confirmation from the AMA (by e-mail, post or fax).

The AMA does not hold any credit / debit card data. All credit / debit card sales made online are passed through to enable maximum security of your details. All transactions are encrypted using 128 bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) architecture (dependent on browser support), and are signed using Thawte digital certificates.

You will need to agree to separate sale terms and conditions before you make any purchase of products or services through the Website.

Your information, usernames and passwords

You agree to only provide current, complete and accurate information to AMA when you use the Website (including if you sign up as a member or contribute User Content to the Website).

You agree to keep secret any password you use in relation to the Website and not let any other person or organisation use it. You agree to notify us immediately of any suspected misuse of your password and/or username.

Copyright – main Website

All proprietary rights and Intellectual Property Rights in the Website, including all design, text and graphics, as well as the underlying source code and any User Content (BUT not including any AMA blog user-generated content), is owned by AMA or third parties.

AMA permits you to copy and to print in hard copy sections of this Website but only to the extent that is necessary for the purpose of placing an order with the AMA and/or using the site as a personal professional development resource. If AMA contacts you and requests you stop using any sections of the Website for any reason(s), you agree to do so immediately.

Except as permitted by these Terms and Conditions, other use of materials on this Website, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or republication of User Content is strictly prohibited, without the prior written permission of AMA.

Copyright – AMA blog

All proprietary rights and Intellectual Property Rights in the AMA blog section of the Website, including all design, text and graphics, links to or widgets from third party websites, as well as the underlying source code (BUT not including user-generated content), are owned by AMA or third parties.

You agree that any content you post or contribute to the AMA blog is provided under the terms of the Creative Commons Non-Commercial – NoDerivs attribution and no derivative licence (UK) licence at: (as updated from time to time).


Opinions expressed on the AMA blog are those of the respective user. These views do not represent those of the AMA, its management or employees.You agree to comply at all times with the Network Rules when providing User Content to the AMA blog. The AMA blog does not allow the addition of anonymous comments. Each user posting to the AMA blog understands that his/her user-generated content can be traced to his/her specific user account containing his/her contact details.

Network rules

This Website contains the AMA blog, and networking services with a searchable member list (BuddyPress) designed to enable members to communicate with each other.

If you set up a user profile, or upload any User Content to the Site, or otherwise use the Website, you agree to accept the following network rules at all times:

(a) You must not post or upload any User Content or use the Website in a way that breaches any law.
(b) You must not post or upload any User Content or use the Website in a way that is offensive, discriminatory, threatening, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, harassing, false, misleading or unreliable, or that brings or is likely to bring the Website or the AMA into disrepute.
(c) You agree to not contribute User Content that will infringe another user’s, organisation’s or person’s rights (including rights of privacy or publicity).
(d) The AMA moderates no User Content posted to the Website. The AMA accepts no responsibility for any User Content, but reserves the right to remove/edit any User Content at any time.
(e) You are wholly responsible for all User Content posted by you on the Website, including private messages sent or posted in groups in BuddyPress, and for materials (including but not limited to emails) sent by you in connection to the Website.
(f) Please let us know immediately by contacting us at if any of these rules are broken by you or other users, or if you have any concerns about material posted to the Website.
(g) Using your access to the Website to send unsolicited bulk email or spam, or sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, is forbidden, unless the Website or AMA gives you permission to do so.
(h) We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your membership and/or access to the Website immediately at any time.
(i) We reserve the right to edit, or require you to edit, User Content posted to the Website at any time.
(j) Any User Content you post to the Website may be used by the AMA for any purpose subject to our Privacy Policy.
(k) If your use of the Website, uploading of User Content or breach of these Terms and Conditions creates losses for AMA, you will compensate AMA for all its losses (including direct and indirect losses, and all costs and damages).
(l) If your access to the Website is terminated or suspended for any reason, you must not access the Website or join to become a member of AMA without our prior written consent.

User content and links to third parties

This Website, including the AMA blog , provides contact details of third parties and links to other websites or resources. The AMA does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.

Privacy policy

The AMA is committed to protecting your privacy, and takes its responsibilities regarding the security of your information very seriously.

AMA may collect personal information from you when you use the Website. This includes, but is not limited to, when you:

• join AMA as a member;
• contribute material or post User Content to the Website (including on our blogs);
• enquire about the Website, our services and/or about AMA;
• use our services offered or facilitated through the Website;
• buy products or services through the Website;
• request or share information through the Website;
• register for any of our mailing lists or events through the Website; and/or
• contact us through the Website, or in any other way.

This personal information may include, but is not limited to, the following:

• your name (including your first name(s) and surname);
• your email address;
• your address;
• other details about you that you or others provide to us; and
• any personal information included in User Content that you provide to the Website.

Your personal information will only be used and/or stored by us to:

• process your requests;
• respond to your questions or comments;
• provide or administer activities relating to AMA, or services through the Website;
• display any content you have provided on the Website;
• process your membership and any bookings or orders you make;
• provide you with information relating to AMA, the Website or our services, or that we feel may be of interest to you;
• maintain our organisational records;
• carry out research or prepare reports and/or carry out marketing evaluation; and
• supply your information to third parties as described below.

Any personal information that you provide when you use the Website may be shared with the following persons/organisations:

• providers of support services to AMA;
• companies or organisations that are carrying out work on AMA’s behalf; and
• members of the public that access the Website (including other members of this Website) and are able to view User Content you have posted to the Website.

AMA accepts no liability for any misuse of your personal information by third parties and you therefore proceed at your own risk.

The AMA will not sell, trade, or rent to others any of your personal information provided via this Website except as set out above or unless we have had your informed consent to do so.

If you are a non-member and do not want to receive information from us Contact Us by email at with the word “unsubscribe” in the subject field.

If you would like AMA to remove personal information you have posted to the Website from the Website please Contact Us by email at


We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or unauthorised alteration of information you give us.

Communications in connection with the Website and its content may be sent to you by us by e-mail. For ease of use and compatibility, communications will not be sent to you in an encrypted form. E-mail is not a fully secure means of communication. Whilst we try to keep our systems and communications protected against viruses and other harmful effects we cannot guarantee this.


A cookie is a small piece of text stored by your web browser on your computer. The AMA uses it to store your personal preferences on the homepage, to enable you to login and to book membership and events online.

Online booking stores a simple booking id which ties into your current shopping cart. No third party can access cookies set by the AMA website.

Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. However, it is possible to set an internet browser to reject cookies.

If you do not consent to our use of cookies, you must not use the Website.

When the AMA links to third party Websites, these Websites may also use cookies. We do not control or have access to these and you should refer to the privacy policies on these third party sites


AMA does not guarantee that the information contained on the Website is accurate, verified or complete. AMA accepts no liability if you or any person or organisation relies on or uses the information.

AMA does not guarantee that the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the Website or your use of it will be free of viruses or harmful material. You are responsible for ensuring that your computer is suitable to use the Website.

In circumstances where you suffer loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website, we accept no liability.

If AMA is liable to you for any reason, our liability will be limited to £100. (This limit does not apply to any liability we may have for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or fraudulent misrepresentation).

If any term of these Terms and Conditions is illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining terms shall continue to be valid.

These Terms and Conditions and your use of the Website are governed by English law and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

These Terms and Conditions do not confer any rights on any person or party (other than you and/or us) pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

If you have any further questions about these terms and conditions or the AMA itself, please e-mail:

Change of details?

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