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This page sets out the terms on which you may access and make use of our website

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before you start to use the Site. By using the Site, you agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use the Site.

In these terms and conditions the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(a) References to 'Keeping Children Safe', 'our', 'we' or 'us' are references to Keeping Children Safe described in more detail in clause 1 below.
(b) References to "the terms and conditions" are references to these terms and conditions as updated or amended from time to time.
(c) References to "the Site" are references to this

1. Information about us is a site operated by Keeping Children Safe. Charity registration number  1142328

2. Accessing the site
2.1 If you are under 16 please check with your parent or guardian before using the Site.
2.2 Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Site without notice (see below). We will not be responsible if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
2.3 From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire site.
2.4 We do not guarantee that the functions or materials accessible from our or contained in the Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or faults. You are responsible for ensuring that your computer system meets all technical specifications necessary to use the Site and is compatible with the Site.

3. Intellectual property rights
3.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site, and in the material published on it. All such rights are reserved.
3.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others to material posted on the Site. 
3.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
3.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the Site must always be acknowledged.
3.5 You must not use any part of the materials on the Site for commercial purposes.
3.6 If you print off, copy or download any part of the Site in breach of these terms and conditions, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

4. The site changes regularly
We aim to update the Site regularly, and may change the content at any time. However, any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

5. Our liability
5.1 The material displayed on the Site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, our affiliated organisations and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
5.1.1 all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
5.1.2 any liability for any loss or damage whether direct, indirect or consequential incurred by any user in connection with the Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it.
5.1.3 for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
5.2 This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
5.3 Notwithstanding clause 5.1, if we are liable to you for any reason, our liability will be limited to £200. This limit does not apply to any liability we may have under Clause 5.2 above.
5.4 You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks to satisfy your requirements. 

6. Prohibited uses
6.1 You may use the Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use the Site:
6.1.1 in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
6.1.2 in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
6.1.3 in any way which harms or has significant risk of harming children or vulnerable adults in any way;
6.1.4 to send, receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards below;
6.1.5 to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); or
6.1.6 to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses or any other harmful programs or computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
6.2 You also agree:
6.2.1 not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the Site.
6.2.2 not to access without authority, interfere with, alter, damage or disrupt:
(a) any part of the Site;
(b) any equipment (including telecommunications equipment) or network on which the Site is stored; 
(c) any software used in the provision of the Site; or 
(d) any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

7. Suspension and termination
7.1 We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these terms and conditions through your use of the Site. When a breach of these terms and conditions has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate. 
7.2 Failure to comply with these terms and conditions constitutes a material breach of these terms and conditions and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
7.2.1 immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the Site;
7.2.2 legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs resulting from the breach;
7.2.3 further legal action against you; or
7.2.4 disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

8. Information about you and your visits to the site

We respect each site visitor’s right to personal privacy. To that end, we collect and use information throughout our website only as disclosed in this Privacy Policy. This statement applies solely to information collected on this website.

Users are only required to register on this site if they are a member of Keeping Children Safe or download materials from the site.  We collect information only from you, and not from third parties. The information we collect via this website may include:

  • Any personal details you type in and submit, such as name, email address, etc. This is used to improve the content of our site and to ensure relevance of information.
  • Your IP address (this is your computer’s individual identification number), and other technical information, which is automatically logged by our server. This is used to note your interest in our website and to ensure any changes that are made to the site are for your benefit.
  • Session information stored in cookies. These do not include any personal information and are used to ensure that the correct data is extracted from the database (such as language preference) and the correct level of access is given when accessing restricted pages.
  • Under no circumstances will we hold sensitive payment details, such as your card number, expiry date, unless it is required to register for one of our events. In this case, the data is transferred to an external—secure—database and not associated with your details held online. All credit card information is collected using Secure Socket Layers (SSL).

What we do with your information

Any personal information we collect from this website will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable laws. The details we collect will be used:

  • To comply with legal requirements.
  • To ensure accessibility onto our site.
  • In certain cases, we may use your email address to send you information about our products and services. In such a case, you will be offered the option to opt-in/out of this service.

We do not pass the information we collect to external companies. We do however utilise a third party, Google, to track the usage and volume of users on our site. The information they collect is not in any way associated with the details we hold about you online.

Your rights

You can ask us to update or remove your personal information by emailing or writing to us at our address below.
 You also have the right to request a copy of any personal information we hold about you. To do this, simply write to us at the following address: Keeping Children Safe, CAN Mezzanine, 49 - 51 East Road, London N1 6AH

You can send us your comments or lodge a complaint by contacting us at the aforementioned address. An inquiry will be held into each complaint, and the appropriate action will be taken. If the problem raised by your complaint requires a change in our policies and procedures, we will act accordingly.

Other websites

This Privacy Policy only covers this website. Any other websites which may be linked to by our website are subject to their own policy, which may differ from ours.

9. Linking to the site
9.1 You may link to our web pages, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
9.2 The Site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

10. Links from the site
Where the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents or availability of those sites or any products or services offered through such sites. We do not endorse and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Any concerns regarding any external link should be sent to us.

11. Jurisdiction and applicable law
11.1 The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from or related to, a visit to the Site.
11.2 These terms and conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
11.3 We have used reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Site complies with UK law, but cannot ensure that it is appropriate or available for use in every territory outside the UK. Those who visit the Site from other territories are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. If the use of the Site and/or viewing of it, or use of any material or content on the Site or services, are contrary to or infringe any applicable law in your jurisdiction(s), you are not authorised to view or use the Site and you must exit immediately.

12. Variations
We may revise these terms and conditions at any time and without prior notice by amending this page or posting a new set of terms and conditions on the Site. You are expected to check this page frequently to take notice of any changes we made. Your continued use of the Site after amendments or a new set of terms and conditions are posted constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions as modified. Some of the provisions contained in these terms and conditions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Site.

13. General
13.1 We may transfer or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these terms and conditions at any time.
13.2 If any provision or term of these terms and conditions shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be separated from the other terms and conditions and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.
13.3 All notices shall be given:
13.3.1 to us via email to or
13.3.2 to you at the email address you provide when using the Site.

14. Your concerns
If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Site, please contact us at

Thank you.