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Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

These terms and conditions ("the Terms") govern your use of this Film Distributors' Association ("the FDA") website (the "Website").
Please read through the Terms. If you do not agree with the Terms, do not use this Website. If you do use the Website, your conduct indicates that you agree to be bound by the Terms.

Copyright notices

Unless otherwise specified the copyright in the contents of all pages in this Website is owned by or licensed to the FDA or its members, or reproduced with permission.

Conditions of your use of this Website:

You may print or download to disk the contents of any page of this Website for the purpose of private and personal non-commercial use only. You may also permit your computer to make an electronically stored, transient copy of the content of this Website for the purpose of viewing it while connected to the Internet. Except as stated above, the contents of this Website may not be reproduced, distributed, republished, sold, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior express written permission of the FDA.

Exclusion of the FDA's liability

The information contained in the material in this Website is only for information purposes and is subject to change. The FDA, by permitting the use of this Website, does not hold itself out as providing any legal, financial or other advice. It also does not make any recommendation or endorsement as to any investment, advisor or other service or product or to any material submitted by third parties or linked to this Website. The material on this Website does not constitute advice and you should not rely on any material in this Website to make (or refrain from making) any decision or take (or refrain from taking) any action.

The FDA does not make any warranty or representation as to the accuracy or fitness for purpose of any material on this Website or the reliability of the access to this Website. In no event do we accept liability of any description, including liability for negligence (except for personal injury or death), for any damages or losses (including, without limitation, loss of business, revenue, profits, or consequential loss) whatsoever resulting from use of or inability to use this Website.

The FDA makes no warranty that this Website (or websites which are linked to this Website) is free from computer viruses or any other malicious or impairing computer program. The pages contained in this Website may contain technical inaccuracies and typographical errors. The information in these pages may be updated from time to time and may at times be out of date. We accept no responsibility for keeping the information in these pages up to date or liability for any failure to do so.

Other materials

This Website may contain information and material originated and submitted by third parties. The FDA excludes all liability for any illegality arising from or error, omission or inaccuracy in such material. This Website also contains links to other websites which are not under the control of and are not maintained by the FDA. The FDA is not responsible for the content of those sites. The FDA provides these links for your convenience only but does not necessarily endorse the material on these sites.


The Courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all claims or disputes arising in relation to, out of or in connection with this Website and its use and these Terms. Where national regulatory authorities have jurisdiction over the contents of this Website, The FDA has attempted to ensure compliance with the requirements of such regulatory body. However, some of the information in the pages contained in this Website is not to be accessed from certain jurisdictions and no representation or warranty is made as to whether the information available in this Website complies with the regulatory regime of countries from which the pages in this Website should not be accessed.

Data Protection and Privacy

At the FDA we are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect about you to process your questions and your application to receive further information and services from us. Please read on for more details about our privacy policy. Any details which you provide to us from which we can identify you are held and processed in accordance with our Data Protection Registration Law governing the Terms of Use of this Website and these Terms shall be subject only to the laws of England and Wales which shall exclusively govern the interpretation, application and effect of all the above permissions, exclusions, licences and conditions of use.

Controllers of personal information

Any personal information provided or to be gathered on this site is controlled by the FDA, 3 Kingly Court Kingly Street  London W1B 5PW.


What information do we collect? How do we use it?
  • We collect your name, email address and your message within 'Contact us'.
    This allows us to process and respond to your query.
  • We collect your name, company, profession, position, email address, telephone number and postcode within 'Application to receive 12 month release schedule'. This allows us to process your application to receive further information and services from the FDA.
  • Unless you specify to us on website form pages, we may contact you in the future regarding matters which might be of interest to you.
Use of cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are used within the members' area only, a section of the site accessible to FDA members only. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. Even without a cookie, you can use all the features on this site. Will the FDA disclose the information it collects to outside parties? The FDA does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.

The FDA may provide aggregate statistics about site users, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information. We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include processing emails, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analysing data, providing marketing assistance. Such companies and individuals will have access to personal information needed to perform these functions, but may not use it for any other purposes and are required to process the data in accordance with the UK's Data Protection legislation.

Your consent

By using our Website, you consent to the collection and use of this information by the FDA. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Tell us what you think

The FDA welcomes your questions and comments about privacy.
Please send e-mails to info@fda.uk.net