Terms & Conditions

Participation Works is hosted by NCB and operates under its charitable status

Your use of this site

Your use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions, which take effect on the first day of use of the site. You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Such restriction and inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, the transmission of obscene or offensive material or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this site.

Modification of the terms and conditions

Participation Works reserves the right to change the terms and conditions by posting the changes online. Your continued use of the site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified.


Copyright in the material (including information, images, logos, photos, and overall appearance of the site) is owned by NCB (on behalf of Participation Works). Commercial use or publication of the material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or publication without the prior written consent of NCB is prohibited.


Most photographs of children and young people in this site are of models. When models have not been used permission for the use of the photograph has been obtained by the parent or guardian of the child where appropriate.

Links to other websites

Participation Works is not responsible for the contents or the reliability of linked third-party websites, either to or from the Participation Works website, and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Any site wanting to create a link to the Participation Works website, or to request a link to be created to them, should refer to our links policy. 

Limitation of liability

NCB (on behalf of Participation Works) does not accept liability for any damages, including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, loss of profits, or any damages whatsover arising out of, or in connection with the use or loss of use of this site. Participation Works does not warrant that the functions contained in the material in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs. Use of this website and the information is entirely at the user’s sole risk. In no event will NCB (on behald of Participation Works) be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or related to this website. Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this website is to stop using the site and the information. 

Purchasing Resources

There is a separate page which details information about our terms and conditions for purchasing our resources.

Content accuracy

Whilst all reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of content, no responsibility can be taken for any error or omission.

Comments or complaints

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising here shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Linking policy

Participation Works does not automatically agree to requests from other organisations or individuals to link to their website from the main Participation Works Gateway. Participation Works does not automatically agree to any reciprocal links arrangements.

Any agreed links will normally conform to one or more of the following criteria:

  • links to specific page or pages of information or a document that complements a content item on the main Participation Works Gateway
  • links to a website owned, maintained or supported by Participation Works
  • link to website of an organisation which has a direct commercial relationship with Participation Works, for example, a joint publishing arrangement
  • link to website of a sponsor or funder of Participation Works
  • link to relevant web service as a part of an enhancement to the website infrastructure
  • partnership link
  • link to a website which is of use to Participation Works Network for England members

Links to Participation Works

Participation Works encourages links to its Gateway where appropriate - please inform us where possible.

Contact enquiries@participationworks.org.uk or call 020 7833 6815

Participation Works is a collaborative project between British Youth Council, Children's Rights Alliance for England, National Council for Voluntary Youth Services, National Youth Agency NCB and Save the Children UK.
The Participation Works core office is based at NCB and operates under its charitable status.

Reg Charity No. 258825
Registered in England and Wales No. 952717
Registered Office: 8 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7QE
A Company Limited by Guarantee

Participation Works is a partnership of…
British Youth CouncilChildren's Rights Alliance for EnglandKIDSNational Council for Voluntary Youth ServicesNational Youth AgencyNCB