Website – Terms and Conditions
The term 'Children in Scotland' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is:
9 Haymarket Terrace,
We are a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland, Inland Revenue No. 83383 and a charity registered in Scotland, Charity No. SC003527.
- The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
- Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
- Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
- This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics.
- All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.
- Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
- This website also includes links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
- Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.
The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Children in Scotland uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website.
Our commitment and approach to maintaining an accessible website
Children in Scotland and web designers Front Page are committed to:
- maintaining an accessible website
- ensuring that this website achieves “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, to comply with the National Disability Authority’s Code of Practice on Accessibility of Public Services and Information Provided by Public Bodies. (The National Disability Authority’s Centre for Excellence in Universal Design has an introduction to policy and legislation relevant to Universal Design in Ireland.)
- ensuring that all new information on the website will achieve “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.
- including accessibility when we procure third party systems or upgrades to existing systems.
Our website users now have access to Recite Me when they visit our site.
It is an easy-to-use web accessibility tool, which includes:
- text to speech functionality
- dyslexia software
- an interactive dictionary, and
- a translation tool with more than 100 languages.
It allows website users to interact with web content in the easiest and most useful ways for them.
To activate Recite Me, visitors to childreninscotland.org.uk can simply go to the top menu bar on the home page and click ‘Accessibility’.
How to send feedback on this website’s accessibility
We welcome feedback on the accessibility of this website or if you have any issues with accessibility, please contact Lynn Gilmour on:
0131 313 8830.
Our Manifesto outlines key changes in policy and legislation we believes the next Scottish Government must make to improve outcomes for children and young people living in Scotland, and their families. It contains 10 themes and 33 calls.Download PDF
5Rights takes the existing rights of children and young people (under 18), and articulates them for the digital world. Signatories to the 5Rights framework believe that young people should be supported to access digital technologies creatively, knowledgeably and fearlessly.
The aim is to re-imagine your digital services with 5Rights in place, and build a better digital world for children and young people.
Children in Scotland is a signatory of 5Rights.
If you have any questions, please contact Lynn Gilmour, Communications Officer - Digital Lead, firstname.lastname@example.org