Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the website of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. Please read the terms and conditions of use of our website carefully before using the site. If you do not accept these Terms please do not use or order from this site. If you use the website and/or place an order it means that you have accepted these Terms and Conditions as at the date of your first use of this website.

Who we are

This is the website of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust, a charity registered in England and Wales, charity number 269442, whose registered office is Avenue Q, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG. References in these Terms to 'we', 'us' or 'our' or 'RBST' refer to the Rare Breeds Survival Trust.

Changes to the Terms and conditions

We reserve the right to change these terms at any time. Please check these terms each time you use the website; if you use the website after changes are posted, it means that you have accepted the terms as modified by the posted changes.

Accessing the site

Before you access the site you should obtain permission to do so from the telephone bill payer.

Service Access

While we make every effort to make sure that the website is available at all times, we shall not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable for any period. Access to the website may be suspended without notice for reasons beyond our control.

Using the site

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes and in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations and does not infringe the rights of anyone else, nor restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of the site (including, without limitation, by hacking).


While we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of information on this website, we can accept no responsibility for the accuracy of site content. Users who rely on the information provided in the site do so at their own risk. In particular, advertisements placed in the Stock Exchange and Wool Exchange are not monitored by us and buyers of livestock or wool should make their own enquiries as to the accuracy of the information posted on the site such as, and not necessarily limited to, contacting the owner to verify the livestock's registration details.

In so far as we are able, we exclude all liability for all direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damage which arises out of or in connection with the use of this website. We are not liable for any loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software or data on account of your use of this website or downloading of any material from this website or from websites linked to this website.

Copyright and trademarks

All material on this website is the copyright of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust or third parties as indicated. The photographs, text and other graphic images on this site are copyright works and none of them may be copied, reproduced, licensed or otherwise exploited. Please read our information on the use of our logo.

Apart from use as authorized below, no part of this site or any material on it may be reproduced in any form whatsoever without first obtaining the written permission of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust or any other copyright holder.

  1. The RBST Breed Factsheets may not be reproduced for commercial use, but may be downloaded and printed for your private study or for teaching purposes in schools, colleges and universities provided that in each case:
    • Copyright and source indications are also printed and copied.
    • No modification is made to the material and it is not used as part of any other publication.
    • The document is printed and copied entirely and is not used in a derogatory or misleading context.
    • A maximum of 30 copies may be made.
  2. You may download and print up to one copy of The Ark magazine for your personal use.


This site contains links to external websites. Any external links are provided as a source of additional information on breed societies and issues associated with rare breeds and products from rare breed livestock or as links to our corporate supporters and ways of supporting RBST.

We are not responsible for the contents of external websites or the availability of linked pages. The presence of a link to an external website does not imply any endorsement by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust of that site, its owner, its content or any service that it provides.

Advertisers and Sponsors

There may occasionally be advertisements on our site. The appearance of an advertisement on our website does not mean that RBST endorses the advertiser's products or services. With the exception of products sold on this website, RBST is not responsible for the accuracy of any advertisement or for any advertised product or service.


We take your privacy seriously and will treat all your personal data in accordance with the data protection law of England and Wales. Please read our Privacy Policy. Please note that any information you send to us by email is at your own risk as security cannot be guaranteed.

Governing Law

If any of these terms should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any country in which these Terms and intended to be effective, then to the extent and within that jurisdiction in which that Term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

These Terms and the use of this site shall be governed by English law. All claims or disputes arising out of or in connection with this site shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England. However, RBST shall have the right to commence and prosecute any legal or equitable action or proceeding before any court of competent jurisdiction to obtain injunctive and other relief in respect of the infringement of intellectual property rights.

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