Table of contents

Section 1: General terms and conditions

Section 2: Privacy policy

Section 3: Rules of engagement with the discussion forum

Section 1: General terms and conditions

The Save the Children Fund

The Community Child Protection Exchange is administered and maintained on behalf of the Interagency Learning Group on Community-based Child Protection Mechanisms by Save the Children.

The Save the Children Fund is a company limited by guarantee incorporated in England and Wales (178159) and a registered charity in England and Wales (213890) and Scotland (SC039570) with its registered office at: 1 St John’s Lane, London EC1M 4AR (“SCUK“).

Access to and use of this website ( and any related websites within the domain of  (the “Website”) is provided by SCUK and is subject to the following terms:

Terms of Use

  • By using the Website you agree to be legally bound by these Terms and Conditions, which shall take effect from your first use of the Website. If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, you must immediately cease access to and use of the Website.
  • SCUK reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes on the Website.  By continuing to use the Website after any changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.
  • SCUK cannot guarantee the security of any information or data transmitted by you over the Internet. Therefore any information or data transmitted by you is transmitted at your own risk.
  • These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by English law. All claims or disputes arising out of or in connection with the Website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
  • For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “content” means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and audio, published on the Website, whether subject to the intellectual property rights of SCUK or a third party.
  • All material on the Website is the intellectual property of SCUK or third parties. You may view the content of this site on screen. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit or otherwise use the Website content in any way except for non-commercial, personal or educational use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any of the Website’s content except for non-commercial, personal or educational use. Any other use of the Website content requires the prior written permission of SCUK.
  • You agree to use the Website for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, nor restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of, the Website.
  • The names, images and logos identifying SCUK or any other third parties referred to on the Website and their products and services may be subject to intellectual property rights, including copyright, design rights or trade mark rights. Such content may not be reproduced without the consent of the relevant owners. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trademark, design right or copyright of SCUK or any other third party.
  • If there is any conflict between these terms and any rules and/or specific terms of use appearing on specific sections of the Website, then the latter shall prevail.
  • The Website is provided on an “as is” basis and SCUK makes no representations or any form of warranty (whether made expressly or implied by law), including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
  • SCUK does not warrant that functions contained in the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website or the server that makes it available on the internet are virus-free.
  • The Website may contain links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience and The Save the Children Fund has no control over such websites, nor is it responsible for their content. The Save the Children Fund’s Privacy Policy does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from  or any related websites within the domain of The inclusion of these links on the Website does not imply endorsement of any material on those websites, or any association with their operators, unless otherwise stated. The Save the Children Fund cannot guarantee the security of these sites, the operation of the links or that they will be virus-free.
  • Where you submit content to the Website (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) you agree, by submitting the content:
    • to grant SCUK a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, make available to the public, and exercise all publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide; and/or
    • to incorporate your contribution in other works in any media, now or in the future, for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution, and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in SCUK’s privacy policy.
  • By submitting content you warrant that you have the right to submit the content, and that the content does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party. You also acknowledge and consent to the content being accessed, via the internet, in countries that do not provide the same levels of data protection as in the European Union.
  • The content submitted must be civil and tasteful. Content submitted by you they must not contain any unlawful or objectionable content and must not infringe the law. SCUK reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to moderate content submitted to the Website and to amend or withdraw any content submitted by you to the Website.
  • SCUK hereby excludes all liability for any claim, loss, demands or damages of any kind whatsoever, including indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages arising from the use or loss of use of the Website, or the loss of data or profits, whether in contract, negligence or other tortuous action, arising from or in connection with the use of the Website.
  • When you register with us you are stating that you are over 18 years of age.  You agree and warrant that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration is true and correct at the time of submission.

Section 2: Privacy policy

SCUK’s processing of your personal data is governed by the Data Protection Act 1998 of the United Kingdom.

If you have any questions regarding our privacy statement, please contact:

The Data Protection Officer
Save the Children
1 St John’s Lane


The Save the Children Fund is registered with the Information Commissioner for the United Kingdom.

Emails terms of use

Emails aren’t always secure, and they may be intercepted or changed after they’ve been sent. SCUK does not accept liability if this happens. The contents of emails reflect their author’s views and not necessarily SCUK’s. If you’ve received an email from SCUK by mistake, please delete it without copying, using, or telling anyone about its contents. Emails are sent from Save the Children, registered charity England and Wales (213890), Scotland (SC039570) and registered in England and Wales under company number 178159, or from Save the Children (Sales) Ltd, registered company in London (875945).

How do we collect information?

When you contact SCUK regarding our activities, register as an Exchange Forum user, or send or receive information to us, you provide us with personal information.

What information do we collect?

Personal information:  when you supply information such as your name or email address to us, we are legally obliged by the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that we only use this information for the purpose for which it was requested, and to ensure that it is kept securely.

What does providing your personal information mean?

When you provide us with personal data, such as your name or email address, you consent to the collection and use of this information for a specified purpose. The specified purpose for the Website is access to and use of the Website, and we may also use your personal data to send you information in the future about developments related to the Website.

Will we disclose the information we have collected to outside parties?

We may pass your information to our service providers, associated organisations and, if you give your consent, other related organisations which may share the aims and objectives of SCUK. If you do not want this to happen, please e-mail us at We may also need to disclose your information if required to do so by law.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are pieces of information that are sent to your computer by SCUK when you log onto our website. They are stored on your computer’s hard drive, allowing us to recognise you as a user when you next visit.

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your PC it is possible to disable this function without affecting your navigation around the site.

How do you disable cookies?

In Internet Explorer, click on Tools, then on Settings, then on the Privacy tab. Use the slider bar to select the level of privacy you want.

In Firefox, click on Tools, then on Options, then on Privacy, then on the Cookies tab. From this menu, you can choose your level of Privacy.

Find more detailed information on disabling cookies from

Can you gain access to your personal information?

You may request a copy of the personal information relating to you which is kept on file by SCUK (for which we may charge a small fee) by contacting the Data Protection Officer.

Updating my information

If any of your personal information changes or you find that our records are out of date, please email

Children’s data

When you register with us, you are stating that you are over 18 years of age. You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any time is true.


We cannot be held responsible for the privacy of data collected by websites not owned or managed by SCUK.

Notification of change of privacy policy

We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. You are advised to visit this website section periodically in order to keep up to date with the changes in our privacy policy.

Section 3: Rules of engagement within the discussion forum

SCUK reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse or remove any content that you post, link or otherwise distribute through, and to deactivate or delete your user registration and all related information and files.

When making posts or comments on the website you agree they should conform to the following standards.  Your posts and comments and any other provided content should:

  • be respectful of others;
  • contribute to constructive discussion and exchange of information.
  • be relevant to the topic or purpose of the discussion forum or other part of the Website to which you are making a contribution;

You agree not to post, link to or otherwise distribute information or content on the website that:

  • would identify any individual or family involved in a particular case;
  • would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise constitute a use of the Website that is contrary to law;
  • abuses, harasses, or otherwise violates the rights of others including the right to use the Website free from attack or harassment and any legal rights;
  • is inappropriate, defamatory, infringing, indecent or unlawful;
  • infringes on any copyright, patent, trademark, or other proprietary right of any party;
  • constitutes unsolicited solicitation or advertising;
  • contains a virus or other harmful or disruptive component;
  • otherwise in the judgment of the SCUK is inconsistent with the purposes of the Website.