Website Terms of Use


This website is operated and maintained by the British Toy & Hobby Association Limited (“BTHA” or “us” or “we“). The following Terms of Use (together with any documents referred to in it) apply to all visitors and users of this website ( and that of Toy Fair (, The Toy Trust ( as well as to users of BTHA’s Make Time 2 Play mobile application, which is available for both Android and Apple devices.

Other products or services offered by the BTHA will be governed by separate contracts or terms of use.

By using this website you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by all of the following terms please do not access, use and/or contribute to this website.

BTHA may change these Terms of Use from time to time and so you should check these terms regularly. Your continued use of this website will constitute your acceptance of the updated or amended terms.

Please note, we use Adobe Stock Images on our website in accordance with Adobe Stock license terms.

1. Information about us

BTHA is  registered in England and Wales under company number 00388895 and we have our registered office at BTHA House, 142-144 Long Lane, London SE1 4BS.  Our VAT number is GB232168288.  We are a limited company.

2. Rights and Restrictions

2. All copyright, trade marks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) in all materials on this website are owned by BTHA or its licensors.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved.

2.2   You may copy materials published on this website solely for your own personal information and non-commercial use. You may not modify, republish, distribute, transmit, reproduce, store or create derivative works of any material or content on this website.

2.3  If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

2.4  The trade marks, names, images and logos displayed on this website (“Marks”) belong to BTHA or our licensors. You are not permitted to use these Marks without prior written consent of BTHA or such third party which may own the Marks.

2.5 We may, at our sole discretion and at any time, discontinue, restrict or prevent use of this website, with or without notice.  BTHA will have no liability to users if access to the website is discontinued.

3. Disclaimer

3.1  Reasonable care and skill is taken to ensure that the information contained on this website is accurate and up-to-date. However, you acknowledge that this is provided for information and guidance purposes only and is subject to change at any time.  We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date or that this information will meet individual requirements.  We do not accept any responsibility for any errors, inaccuracies or omissions with respect to the information or material on this website.

3.2 Where reference is made to any products, services or third party members on this website, this does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by BTHA whatsoever. It is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself that such products, services or members are suitable for your specific purposes and all matters pertaining to suitability and toy safety.

3.3 Whilst we make every effort to ensure this website is available and secure, given the nature of the internet, we do not guarantee this will always be the case.  Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis.  We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue all or any part of our site without notice.  We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

3.4  We do not guarantee that use of this website will be uninterrupted, risk or error free, completely secure or free from viruses or other harmful components, or that errors or defects will be corrected. You are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading any information or content from this website.

3.5  Whilst this site and the materials published or posted on this site are available to be accessed anywhere in the world, we make no guarantee, promise or representation that any information, guidance or service provided from this site is suitable for use in any country outside the United Kingdom.  Users who access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom do so at their own risk.

4. Limitation of liability

3.6  Save as precluded by law, you acknowledge and agree that we will not be liable to you or any person for any loss, claims, damages or expense arising out of any access to or use of this website or any of the information or materials on this website. We accept no liability whatsoever under contract, tort or otherwise for any loss of profit, data, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential loss, damage or expenses, including associated legal fees.

3.7   To the extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

3.8 Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes our liability to you for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for personal injury or death caused by our negligence.

5. Information about you and your visits to our site

We process personal information about you in accordance with our privacy policy contained at the end of these Terms of Use.  By using our site, you acknowledge your understanding and acceptance of our privacy policy and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

6. Members area

6.1 We reserve a restricted area of the website for the use of our members (“Members Area“).  You must not attempt to access the Members Area unless you are a BTHA member who has been provided by us with appropriate log-in credentials.

6.2 You must keep your log-in credentials secure at all times, and must not disclose them to any third party.  We will not be held responsible for any liability arising from the loss or misappropriation of your log-in credentials.

6.3 You may change the default log-in credentials we provide you with at any time.  We recommend that you choose a memorable password which is difficult to guess, contains a combination of letters, numerals and special characters, and is at least six characters long.

7. Viruses, hacking and other offences

7.1 You must not (nor allow others to):

7.1.1 breach or attempt to breach the security of this site;

7.1.2      modify, decompile, reverse engineer, decrypt, circumvent or otherwise interfere with or alter this site or any software or code that forms part of this site;

7.1.3      use this site in any way which may cause the site or access to the site to be interrupted, damaged or impaired; or

7.1.4      use this site to knowingly transmit any data, or send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojans, worms, logic-bombs or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware, in the event of any such breaches, your right to use our site will cease immediately and, where appropriate, we will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities.

7.2          We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

8. Third Party Sites

This website includes links to third party websites and resources provided by third parties. We will not be responsible for the availability, content, information, security (including any loss or damage that may arise from the use of them) or for any products or services available from such third party sites, none of which have been verified or endorsed by BTHA or its affiliates. You should also always check the terms and conditions and privacy statements of those third party sites.

9. Updates

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time.  If the need arises, we may generally suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely.  Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

10. General

10.1          These terms constitute the entire agreement between you and BTHA in respect of your use of this website.

10.2      The laws of England shall apply to all matters arising from or relating to the use and contents of this website. You also agree and hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England with respect to such matters.

10.3          If any of these terms are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable for any reason, then to the extent that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive and continue to be binding and enforceable.

10.4          The failure or delay of BTHA to exercise or enforce any right in these terms does not waive BTHA’s right to enforce that right.

11. Contact Details

The British Toy & Hobby Association (BTHA)
Registered in England & Wales No 388895
Registered office:  BTHA House, 142-144 Long Lane, London, SE1 4BS

020 7701 7271