Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions, Privacy, e-Commerce

The Design and Technology Association

Registered Office :
16 Wellesbourne House,
Walton Road,
Warwickshire CV35 9JB, UK
Tel : 01789 470007
Fax : 01789 841955
e-mail : info@data.org.uk

Status of the D&T Association

The Design and Technology Association is an independent Registered Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee; its work is governed by a formal Memorandum and Articles of Association approved by the Charity Commission. The governing body of the D&T Association is the elected Council of Management which determines the policies of the Association and regulates its finances.

Registered Charity No. 1062270
Company Registration No. 3089012
VAT Registration No. 765 1692 06

Privacy, copyright and liability

Privacy statement - The D&T Association will not collect any information from you except that required for processing your enquires or orders. Read the Privacy Policy for more information.

Copyright notice and permissions - Other than as permitted by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, no part of these materials may be copied without the prior written permission of the D&T Association or the copyright holder concerned. You may download the content only for your own personal, non-commercial educational purposes, provided that the source is acknowledged.

Liability for Content - The information on this site is provided on an "as is" basis and the D&T Association cannot guarantee its accuracy. The D&T Association shall have no responsibility or liability with respect to any loss or damage arising from the information or the use of information contained on these pages or information on pages linked to this site.

The D&T Association provides links from its site to the sites of other organisations or institutions for informational purposes only. The links in no way imply any endorsement of these site or views portrayed on these sites.

Online Shop/e-commerce

Order methods

Orders for publications, places at events or membership may be submitted:  

Prices & payment

All prices and payments are in UK pounds sterling (£).  VAT, where applicable, will be indicated.

Payment terms

Individuals - purchasing publications, places at events and membership must pay in full with purchase order (online or by post), by credit* or debit card, PayPal, cheque. Payment is also available by annual or monthly direct debit

Institutions/Commercial enterprises - purchasing publications, places at events or membership (on behalf of an individual or corporate) may do so with immediate payment online by credit or debit card* or PayPal OR online with a Purchase Order (which must be quoted in the order process) OR by post.   Invoices issued to institutions/ commercial enterprises will be for payment strictly within 30 days of the date of invoice.

Online Payment security

All online transactions use a secure server for your protection, using industry standard SSL encryption. We do not store Credit or Debit Card details.
Transactions may be made through SagePay using PayPal, debit and credit card

Curriculum Credits

Some items at the descretion of the D&T Association are not available to purchase using curriculum credits

Bulk orders

Quantities in excess of 20 of a single item may benefit from volume discounts - telephone 01789 470007 or email publications@data.org.uk   for a quotation.

Postage & Packing**  

UK postage - Free to uk address (postage is included in publication price)

Overseas postage- digital, downloadable items can be purchased online to overseas customers. Items requiring postage, please call us on 01789 470007 during office hours(9.00am - 5.00pm)  to organise appropriate payment and process order. Overseas customers placing orders via our website will be contacted by email to be informed of the appropriate postal charge.


Orders will normally be despatched within 6 working days (Subject to stock availability)

Orders are shipped to the delivery address stated on the order using Second Class UK mail or by courier (requiring a signature on delivery) for larger or heavier items.

Any damage or shortages must be notified in writing within 14 days of receipt of publications.

Returns policy

If you are not satisfied with any items from our Resource Shop, they may be returned for a full credit within 28 days of receipt, providing they are in a re-saleable condition.

Returns must be authorised by the Design and Technology Association (e-mail publications@data.org.uk   for a Return Authorisation) and accompanied by a copy of the invoice.  Delivery from the Resouce Shop, when charged, will not be refunded for returned goods unless they are faulty.   Return carriage cost is the responsibility of the purchaser.

More information

For queries about stock availability or outstanding orders, call 01789 473901 or email publications@data.org.uk

* excluding American Express
** Subject to change

Training Events/Conferences Terms and Conditions
D&T Association Annual Conference/Paid for Training Events

Substitutions welcome at any time.

  • Written cancellations made more than two months before the conference/ training event date will be subject to a 100% refund.
  • Written cancellations made more than four weeks before the training event conference date will be subject to a 50% refund.
  • Written cancellations made more than two weeks before the training event / conference date will be subject to a 25% refund.
  • Cancellations made less than two weeks before the training event conference date cannot be refunded.

All cancellations must be made in writing.
The Design and Technology Association reserve the right to alter the programme and/or venue without notice due to unforeseen circumstances. We also reserve the right in our absolute discretion and without further liability to cancel the programme in which instance all monies will be refunded.

Free Events

Please notify the Association/Course presenter if you are unable to attend as this may enable someone else to attend in your place.
The course presenters reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee for non-attendance, or if there is a cancellation less than ten working days before the start of the course. The fee will be varying according to the resources provided on the course, but can be confirmed when booking onto a course.

Membership rates, benefits and options

We reserve the right to change rates, benefits and options at any time.

Host schools

If you cannot find a Teaching Food Safely training course nearby then you may wish to act as a host school. If so, and the course achieves a minimum number of 6 delegates, we will train one member of staff for free, a saving of £150. (Each course must have a minimum of 5 paying delegates in order for us to offer the free place to the host school)

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