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Terms and Conditions

Please read the following terms and conditions carefully as they govern the use of this website. Our website privacy policy should be read in conjunction with our privacy policy.

All material contained within the 4 Nations Child Policy Network Scotland website ( is covered by a disclaimer. By using or accessing any of the Children in Scotland internet website, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions.

Access to this website ( is subject to the following conditions:

1. Copyrights
Except as expressly stated in this site, no part of this website, including information, images, logos, photos, and overall appearance of the site, may be copied, republished, broadcast or reproduced in any form whatsoever without the prior written permission of the copyright holders except for your own personal or non-commercial use.

2. Trademarks
"Children in Scotland" and the "Children in Scotland" logo are trademarks. All other trademarks and logos used in this website are the trademarks or logos of their respective owners.

3. Links to other websites
This website contains links to other websites that are operated by third parties.

Children in Scotland will accept no responsibility or liability in respect of any materials on any website which is not under its control. The existences of these links do not constitute an endorsement of such websites, and your linking to these sites is at your own risk.

4. Content accuracy/reliability of information
Information provided on Children in Scotland's internet website is believed to be reliable when posted. While all reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of content, no responsibility can be taken for any error or omission. All information on Children in Scotland's internet website is subject to modification from time to time without notice.

5. Limitation of liability
Children in Scotland does not guarantee that access to this website will be uninterrupted, that this website will be free from viruses or that this website cannot be tampered with by third parties. Use of this website and the information is entirely at the user's sole risk. In no event will Children in Scotland be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or related to this website. Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this website and/or information is to stop using the site and the information.

6. Security of personal data
Children in Scotland is concerned about the security of your personal information when using Children in Scotland's internet website. We have created this security statement to explain our information gathering and dissemination practices for Children in Scotlandís internet website. As the internet is not a secure medium of communication, Children in Scotland cannot guarantee the security of any information you input on Children in Scotlandís internet website or send to us on the internet. Children in Scotland is not, and will not be, responsible for any damages you or others may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of any such information.

A cookie is a small piece of information that a website places on your computer's hard drive. We generally do not transmit ''cookies'' from this website to your computer, however, some of the web pages and also web content and services developed in conjunction with third parties and provided by them may do so. Our cookies cannot be read by any website other than that which placed them. We use them to store your preferences for certain types of information to track your progress through our website or to prevent the same pop-up screens from appearing more than once when you access our site. Browser settings can be adjusted to prevent cookies being placed on your PC if desired; though this may affect the performance of certain areas of the site. Cookies may also be removed on an individual basis from your computer.

Any data you give us via the online shop, is encrypted using a 'secure socket layer' (SSL) session. SSL is an industry standard and is one of the best ways to ensure internet messages are not intercepted.

While on a secure page, such as our checkout page, the lock icon in the lower part of your browser window for both Netscape and Internet Explorer is locked, indicating you are on a secure page. You should be aware, however, that older browsers cannot use SSL. To be sure, you will need Netscape version 4.05 or Microsoft Internet Explorer browsers, version 4 or above.

While we strive to keep the information that you supply directly or indirectly secure please be aware that the internet is not a fully secure medium.

7. Accessing/using Children in Scotlandís internet website
Children in Scotlandís internet website is designed to be accessed via its principle homepages, and not direct to individual pages. If you access individual pages directly, you may not see important information and warnings which are necessary for a full understanding of our services and Children in Scotland generally. As you use Children in Scotland's internet website, you will find words in the text which are a different colour from the normal text and are underlined. These are links or shortcuts to other pages and if you click on them they will take you to those pages.

8. Modification of the terms and conditions
Children in Scotland may modify the terms of this agreement on this site. You agree to periodically review this agreement to be aware of any such revisions. Should the revision be unacceptable to you, you agree to stop accessing this site. Your continued use of this website following such notification of any such revision(s) shall be deemed as acceptance of and agreement to abide by all such revisions.

9. Problems experienced using the website

Children in Scotland's 4 Nations Child Policy Network internet website has been extensively tested and we hope that it works properly at all times. However, if you experience a problem at any time, please return to the homepage from where you entered Children in Scotlandís internet website and try again. It would be very helpful if you could report any problems to us by sending an email to

Children in Scotland is a company limited by guarantee: Registered in Scotland No 83383.
Inland Revenue charity number: SC003527.

The registered office is:
Children in Scotland
Princes House
5 Shandwick Place