Terms And Conditions


By joining British Fencing as a member you are joining British Fencing Association Ltd (and your Home Country Association) and you or your legal guardian consent to the member being bound by all relevant rules, codes and policies governing the activities and conduct of the membership including, without limitation, the Byelaws, Technical Regulations, Codes of Conduct, Disciplinary Code and Grievance Code, Child Protection and Anti Doping Policies of The Associations. Codes of conduct and other relevant policies can be found by clicking here.

Any information you give us may be added to our database and will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

We will never sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personally identifiable information to any third parties (excluding those trusted organisations such as those that carry out functions or membership services on our behalf or partner organisations) unless you give us permission to do so, or we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it or where it is necessary for the purpose of or in connection with legal proceedings or in order to exercise or defend legal rights.

We will communicate with you through email, notices posted on our websites and other means.  By joining British Fencing you are indicating your consent to receive statutory notices to the email address you supply and accept that you are responsible for updating our records if your email address or other personal details change.

Our communications may include emails which help inform you about matters relevant to your membership and emails related to the proper functioning of your account.

All email messages to or from The Associations may be monitored to ensure compliance with internal policies and for our mutual protection.

Our online application form, renewal form and personal details update pages are encrypted via a 128-bit Secure Socket Layer protocol (SSL) certificate.

If you would prefer not to receive information electronically, please check the appropriate options which can be accessed on your membership profile.If you believe you have received electronic communications in error please contact British Fencing Head Office immediately so that we can rectify the problem. It is not the intention of British Fencing to send you communication you do not wish to receive.

Membership is non refundable.




By accessing this website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. 

British Fencing reserve the right to vary or amend these terms and conditions at any time. This website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without any representation or endorsement.

Although we will use reasonable endeavours to verify the accuracy of the information displayed on this web site, British Fencing does not make any warranties, express or implied, in relation to its accuracy. Furthermore, British Fencing cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions and reserve the right to vary, amend or cancel any of the arrangements featured on this website should they find such alterations necessary.

You acknowledge and agree that the material and content contained within this website is made available for your own personal non-commercial use only and that you may not copy or otherwise use the material for any other purpose.

You further acknowledge and agree that all rights, the material and content of this website are owned by or licensed to British Fencing. You undertake not to copy, store, distribute or alter any part of this website without the prior written permission of British Fencing or in accordance with the Copyright, designs and Patents Act 1988.

Website Links 

This site may contain links to third party websites. These links are provided for your convenience only and British Fencing may have no control over such websites nor be responsible for their contents.

Providing a link to an external website does not imply any endorsement of the material on those websites or any association with their operators. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to from this website, you do so entirely at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over any availability.

Events Beyond our Control

We will not be liable to you for any delay in delivering any services or order or breach of our obligations, if the delay or breach is due to acts of God, civil commotion, riots, malicious damage, floods, drought, fire, legislation, failure of ISP or telecommunications provider or other cause beyond our reasonable control. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Further information

If you have any questions relating to these Terms, please e-mail us direct at headoffice@britishfencing.com


These Terms were last updated May 2012