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Website – Terms and Conditions

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Children in Scotland's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term 'Children in Scotland' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is:

Thorn House
5 Rose Street

We are a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland, Inland Revenue No. 83383 and a charity registered in Scotland, Charity No. SC003527.

The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website. The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences.
  • 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.


This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Children in Scotland's use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

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.

Google cookies

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.

Google will store and use this information. Google's privacy policy is available at:

Accessibility Statement

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.

Recite Me

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 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.


Privacy Policy

Find out more about our policy and your data protection rights.

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Our complaints procedure

Find out more about the procedure

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Vision & values

These guide everything we do - find out what they are

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Recent Work

Have a look at some of the commissioned work we have recently done

Read more here

Our projects

As part of achieving our vision that all children in Scotland have an equal chance to flourish, we undertake a wide range of work.

Find out about our projects

Our Manifesto

Our Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament is backed by organisations from across the children's sector

Click here to access

Our staff

Find to more about who works at Children in Scotland

Have a look

2021-2026 Manifesto

Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls

Click here to access

Be part of our network

There are so many reasons to get involved

Find out more

Recruitment & vacancies

What opportunities are available with us or our members?

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Our Board

Find out a bit more about the people who sit on our Board of Directors

Have a read

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.

Find out more about 5Rights

Access useful resources

If you have any questions, please contact Lynn Gilmour, Communications Officer - Digital Lead,