Terms & Conditions

Your use of this site constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as at the date of your first use of the site.  The Mungo Foundation may change these terms and conditions from time to time.  Regularly reviewing these pages ensures that you are always up to date.   Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified.

Welcome to our website

This website is owned by The Mungo Foundation (“we”, “our” or “us”).

Our Website is operated and controlled from the United Kingdom and these terms and conditions and your use of this Website are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. By using the website, you are deemed to accept them. If you do not accept them, please exit our website now. You acknowledge that the services which we describe in this Website are for the attention of UK residents only. If you are not a resident of the UK contact us before you use this Website.

This website contains general information and whilst we believe the materials on this website to be true and accurate as at the date of writing we can give no assurances or warranty regarding the accuracy, currency or applicability of any of the content in relation to specific situations or particular circumstances and accept no liability for loss or damage caused by inaccurate information.

We accept no responsibility for and exclude all liability for damage and loss in connection with browsing this site, use of information on this site and downloading any material from it including but not limited to errors, inaccuracies, omissions and misleading or defamatory statements, whether direct or indirect or consequential.

We cannot promise that access to this website will be uninterrupted or entirely error free. We will not be responsible in any circumstances for any consequential or incidental damages (including but not limited to loss of profits, loss of privacy and loss of data) or for any other indirect, special or punitive damages whatsoever that arise out of or that are related to use of this website.

Whilst it is our policy to virus check documents and files before they are posted on this website we cannot guarantee that documents or files downloaded from this website will be free from viruses and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any virus. Accordingly, for your own protection, you must use virus-checking software when using this website.

Use of content

We are happy for other organisations to link to our website. However, we do not give blanket permission for our information to be used elsewhere. We strive to keep our material up to date. Unregulated, unacknowledged copying of our information will lead to out of date versions being in circulation, and out of our control. If you find our material is a useful service, please link to it directly. This ensures that it remains relevant and up to date.

We are a UK based charity and our materials are relevant only to the UK. We do not produce information about other countries. If you are not going to be treated in the UK, and choose to download our information, we are not responsible for any differences of emphasis you discover between the UK situation and that in your country of treatment. 

Copyright notice

This website is protected by copyright and database right. The copyright in these pages belongs to The Mungo Foundation and all rights are reserved. Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the sole purpose of viewing them on a standalone personal computer or monitor for your private use or for non-commercial research within your organisation.

Permanent copying or storage of any of these pages (or any part thereof) or the re-distribution thereof by any means is not permitted without our prior written consent. However you may copy the material on this Website for the purpose of sending to individual third parties for their personal non-commercial information, provided that you acknowledge us as the source of the material and that you inform the third parties that these conditions apply to them and that they must comply with them.


The Mungo Foundation logo and Golden Ring logo are trade and service marks of The Mungo Foundation. You must not use these names or logos without our consent.

Online community

If we provide an online community on this website. In using this, we expect you to show respect towards all others, including those with whom you disagree.  Personal abuse or any other form of offensive or threatening conduct is not. We will not tolerate it whether directed against other users of the website, or towards our staff.

Messages on the online community are not our responsibility. Whilst we strive to ensure that any offensive material is removed from the boards, we do not censor ideas and opinions including those with which we disagree. If you disagree with anything you see, we encourage you to reply to the message yourself.

Links to other websites

This website links to other websites. It does not however, represent any kind of recommendation or endorsement by us of the accuracy of the content of external websites. We provide links that we hope are of interest and use. It is up to you to decide which links to follow. Given that monitoring the amount of information disseminated and accessible via those sites and resources is impractical and beyond our resources such information cannot be guaranteed to be accurate and up to date and is not endorsed by us.

Privacy statement

We are committed to protecting your privacy while providing a personalised and valuable service. Please read our full privacy policy.

Cookie policy

Our site uses cookies to help us improve your experience. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and you can find out more information on our use of cookies within our privacy policy.

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