Terms & Conditions


General conditions of use

Access to thebigbangfair.co.uk

We will do our utmost to ensure that availability of the website will be uninterrupted and that transmissions will be error-free. Your access to the website may also be occasionally suspended or restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance, or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to limit the frequency and duration of any such suspension or restriction.

License for website access

EngineeringUK grants you a limited licence to access and make personal use of this website, but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it except with the express written consent of EngineeringUK. This licence does not include any resale or commercial use of this website or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this website or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.

This website or any portion of this website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without our express written consent.

You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of thebigbangfair.co.uk and its affiliates without express written consent.

You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilising thebigbangfair.co.uk or its affiliates' names or trademarks without the express written consent of EngineeringUK. Any unauthorised use terminates the permission or license granted by EngineeringUK.

You are granted a limited, revocable, and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to pages of thebigbangfair.co.uk as long as the link does not portray EngineeringUK, its affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any EngineeringUK logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without our express written consent.

Copyright & trademarks

All content included on the website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of EngineeringUK, its affiliates or its content suppliers and is protected by United Kingdom and international copyright and database right laws.

Your conduct

You must not use the website in any way that causes, or is likely to cause, the website or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way.

You are responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from your computer to us and you must use the website for lawful purposes only.

You must not use the website for any of the following:

  • for fraudulent purposes, or in connection with a criminal offence or other unlawful activity
  • to send, use or reuse any material that is illegal, offensive, abusive, indecent, defamatory, obscene or menacing; or in breach of copyright, trademark, confidence, privacy or any other right; or is otherwise injurious to third parties; or objectionable; or which consists of or contains software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any "spam"
  • to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.

Electronic communications

For contractual and marketing purposes when you engage with The Big Bang you consent to receive electronic communications from us and partners working with us on educational activities.

Defamation claims

Because thebigbangfair.co.uk might include and host thousands of pages of content, links and comments; it is not possible for us to be aware of the contents of everything displayed. Accordingly, EngineeringUK operates on a "notice and takedown" basis. If you believe that any content on, or advertised for sale on, the website contains a defamatory statement, please notify us immediately by following our Notice and Procedure for Notifying of Defamatory Content. Once this procedure has been followed, EngineeringUK will make all reasonable endeavours to remove the defamatory content complained about within a reasonable time.

Registration and booking for The Big Bang Fair

EngineeringUK and LiveBuzz have entered into an agreement whereby LiveBuzz shall process information in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The relevant information you have provided in this registration form will be passed on to or collected by LiveBuzz to secure your event registration. In processing such information, LiveBuzz shall ensure that all suppliers to whom personal information is passed shall be made aware of the restrictions in using such personal information and shall only use the personal information to process any event registration arrangements in strict accordance with instructions from EngineeringUK, for the sole purpose of providing event registration arrangements for the event. This also applies to any sensitive information you provide such as details of any disabilities or dietary or religious requirements. The information may also be provided to public authorities including (but not limited to) customs/immigration if required by them, or by law. Under no circumstances will any personal information be used for further marketing or advertising.

In the event that the destination is not within the European Economic Area (EEA), you should be aware that controls on data protection may not be as strong as those in the United Kingdom. Neither EngineeringUK nor LiveBuzz will pass your information to any party who is not responsible for a part of your registration arrangements for the event.

Please be aware that if EngineeringUK and LiveBuzz cannot pass this information to the relevant suppliers, whether in the EEA or not, your registration cannot be processed.

Your are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your registration booking account and password. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You should take all necessary steps to ensure that the password is kept confidential and secure and should inform us immediately if you have any reason to believe that your password has become known to anyone else, or if the password is being, or is likely to be, used in an unauthorised manner.

In order to perform and provide the services, suppliers may be required to pass personal information onto third parties. In such instances LiveBuzz will approve such transfers on the condition that these third parties will adhere to the restrictions and obligations imposed on suppliers on the use of personal information.

Please note that all visitors to The Fair under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Students aged 16-19 must bring their Student ID, which must display their name, photograph and age to gain entry. Also, no adults (19 and over) will be admitted without an accompanying child. ID will be asked for at entry.


All adults consent to the on-site photography, video recording and broadcast terms and conditions. Photography and video recording of children (and adults) will be used for marketing and promotional purposes by The Big Bang Fair and our partners only. The material may be broadcast through radio, television and all digital channels as well as through print media.

If you or the children in your care specifically desire to opt out of onsite photography/filming, please contact The Big Bang Fair ticket office.