The British Society of Audiology (BSA) guarantee our commitment to respecting and protecting your online privacy.

Terms and conditions

Thank you for visiting  These are our terms and conditions for use of the website and apply whenever you access the website, on whatever device.

By using the website, you are deemed to have accepted these conditions.

The British Society of Audiology (BSA) commits to respecting and protecting your online privacy.

This includes your need and your right to know what we do with the personal information you share with us. It also guides our company’s policies regarding the management of this data, including how the information is collected, processed, and for what purposes.

Registration & the collection of information

You are able to enjoy our publications, and visit many areas of our website without providing us with any personal information. However, we do collect personal information when you: request access to electronic copies of our publications, or register to save pieces of content to a password-protected area.

By completing the initial registration form and by entering your email address and password, you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. If you register with us we also recommend that you read our privacy policy.

In return, the BSA gives the commitment that we will use the personal data you provide only in ways that are compatible with the following Privacy Policy.

Use of material appearing on our website

In keeping with our vision and mission, we welcome users of to download, learn from, and share in its entirety our free content for educational or non-commercial purposes which includes, without limitation, all of the recommended procedures and practice guidance documents published on network. This does not cover commercial use of our materials.


Copyright provides the creators of original works with exclusive rights, including the right to reproduce works or allow others to reproduce, translate, adapt or otherwise create copied works. The BSA is the worldwide copyright owner of its final publications in English and all other languages, and therefore has the exclusive rights to reproduce, or authorise others to translate and reproduce its content. The BSA does not assign copyright to others, but may grant others the right to use its copyrighted material through an agreement.

Disclaimer of liability

Every precaution has been taken by the British Society of Audiology to ensure that the content of this site is accurate, legally correct and ethical.

Although care has been taken in preparing our information, with reviews by national and international experts, the BSA does not and cannot guarantee the interpretation and application of it. The BSA cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions, and the BSA accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage howsoever arising. This document supersedes any previous statement on cortical auditory evoked potential assessment by the BSA and stands until superseded or withdrawn by the BSA.

Data protection

Please see our British Society of Audiology Privacy Protection Policy for details of how personal data may be processed.


We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit for detailed guidance.

The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at

Third Party Cookies

These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by Twitter and Facebook and Google+.

In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.