Terms of Use (2020)

1. Youth Justice Resource Hub Terms of Use

This agreement is between the Youth Justice Board (‘We’) and the user of this Site (‘You’) (‘the parties’).

The Youth Justice Resource Hub is maintained for Your personal use. These Terms of Use (‘Terms’) (along with any documents referred to in it) sets out the terms of use on which You may use our website https://yjresourcehub.uk/ (‘the Site’), whether as a guest or registered user. Use of our Site includes accessing, browsing or registering to use our Site.

In consideration for the use of our Site, You shall agree to our Terms. Please read these Terms carefully before You start to use our Site, as these will apply to the use of our Site. You shall use our Site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this Site by any third party.

We aim to update our Site regularly, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our Site may be out of date at any given time, and We are not under any obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions. We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to be informed of any changes We make as they are binding on You.
By using this Site, You indicate that You accept these Terms and that You agree to abide by them.

If You do not agree to these Terms, You must not use our Site.

2. Other applicable terms
These Terms refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to the use of our Site:

  • Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which We process any personal data We collect from You or that You provide to us. By using our Site, You consent to such processing and You warrant that all data provided by You is accurate.
  • Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our Site. When using our Site, You shall comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.

Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our Site.

3. Use of content from the Youth Justice Resource Hub

The Youth Justice Resource Hub is published under the Open Government Licence, and You can reproduce information from the freely available parts of the Site as long as You obey the terms of that licence. Information on the password protected parts of the Site may be subject to copyright and reproduction of information in that area is prohibited.

The material featured on the Site is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. Read the Crown copyright page for more information.
In addition, We make much of our information available through feeds to third parties for use on websites or other applications. Please be aware, however, that these websites and other applications are not our products. These applications may use versions of our information and guidance that has been edited or cached. The most up-to-date version of our information will always be that available on the Youth Justice Resource Hub website. We do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to the accuracy of any such third-party products and do not accept liability for loss or damage incurred by users of such third-party products under any circumstances.

4. Disclaimer and limitation of liability
The content on our Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which You should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Site. While We make every effort to keep the Youth Justice Resource Hub up to date, We do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to the accuracy of the information on the Site or that the content of our Site is complete or up to date.

To the extent permitted by law, We exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We do not accept liability for any loss or damage incurred by users of the website, whether this loss or damage be direct, indirect or consequential, caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, and arises under or in connection with either the use or inability to use our Site or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.

This includes us not accepting liability for loss of:

  • income or revenue;
  • business;
  • profits or contracts;
  • anticipated savings;
  • data;
  • goodwill;
  • tangible property; and
  • wasted management or office time.


We accept no liability for any failure to comply with these Terms where such failure is due to circumstance beyond our reasonable control.

5. Site translation
The Google translate service available on this site is a means by which the Youth Justice Resource Hub offers automated translations of site content. The translated content is provided directly by Google, and as such we have no control over it, and do not accept any responsibility for the quality of the translation. The English content as directly provided should always be considered the authoritative version. The use of the Google Translate function and/or content is also subject to the site policies, which govern the use of the Youth Justice Resource Hub information services and content.

6. Links to other websites
The Youth Justice Resource Hub may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Youth Justice Board. Where our Site contains links to other Sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for Your information only. The Youth Justice Board has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites or services. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with Your use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services. We strongly advise You to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that You visit.

7. Accessing our Site
Our Site is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or uninterrupted. Access to our Site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Site without notice. We will not be liable to You if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for You to have access to our Site.
You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Site through Your internet connection are aware of these Terms and other applicable terms and conditions and that they comply with them.

8. Your account and password
When You create an account with us, You shall provide us with information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of these Terms, which may result in immediate termination of Your account on our Site.

If You choose, or You are provided with, a use identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, You shall treat such information as confidential. You are responsible for safeguarding the password that You use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under Your password, whether Your password is with our Service or a third-party service.

You agree not to disclose Your password to any third party. You shall notify us immediately at Resourcehub@yjb.gov.uk upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of Your account.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by You or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion You have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.

9. Information about You and Your visits to Youth Justice Resource Hub
We may collect information about Your visits to the Youth Justice Resource Hub in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our Site, You consent to such processing and You warrant that all data provided by You is accurate.

10. Youth Justice Interactive Learning Space
The Youth Justice Interactive Learning Space (YJILS) and its courses are sponsored by the Youth Justice Board, who will require details about you, such as your name, your workplace, your frequency of access, the courses your study, and your results. It is a condition of your access to the YJILS that you agree to the YJB releasing this information to your manager and the Youth Justice Board. In accordance with the Data Protection Act, YJB will create a record in your name and we may use the information you provide to contact you, offer services, carry out course evaluations and/or carry out research to help us plan and improve our services. By providing this information you are giving us explicit consent to use this data. The registration key has been set up for employees and volunteers of the YOT it has been assigned to. Under no circumstances should it be passed on to other organisations / people. Misuse of the registration key will result in the withdrawal of access to the Site for that YOT.

11. Termination
We may terminate or suspend any user account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason, including without limitation where You breach these Terms. Upon termination, Your right to use the Service will immediately cease. If You wish to terminate Your account, You may simply discontinue using the Site.

12. Submitting content
In submitting materials to the Youth Justice Resource Hub You thereby:

  • Authorise us to make these materials available in the area to which You are submitting and to present them in accordance with any YJB Classification System or categorisation.
  • Confirm that if any of the material was originated by a third party You have their consent to submit it, and undertake to indemnify the YJB in respect of any claims made by a third party alleging breach of copyright or other intellectual property rights.

Any content that You submit to our Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. If any submission includes materials or information You would not wish to make freely available (for example, commercially-sensitive information, or resources for which there is normally a cost attached) please specify this or contact us on the above email address for more information.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up Your content.

You retain all of the ownership rights of any Content You submit to the Youth Justice Resource Hub, but You are required to grant limited licence rights to the Youth Justice Board and other users of the site. These are described in the section Rights You licence, below.

13. Rights you licence
When You submit Content to the Youth Justice Resource Hub, You grant:

  • To the Youth Justice Board a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence (with right to sub-licence) to use, reproduce and present Your Content in connection with the provision of our Site.
  • To each user of our Site a, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to access Your Content on our Site, and to use, reproduce and present Your Content to the extent allowed our Site and under these Terms.

The above licenses granted by You in Content terminate when You remove or delete Your Content from our Site. The above licenses granted by You are continuous and irrevocable, but are otherwise without prejudice to Your ownerships rights, which are retained by You.

15. Requests to remove content
You may ask for content to be removed from the Youth Justice Resource Hub, for example if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or includes material that may be considered obscene or defamatory.

Please email us at the contact address provided, giving the details and address of the content You would like removed and why. We shall acknowledge Your request and let You know what We will do.

Publication is at our sole discretion. This policy doesn’t affect Your statutory rights to request information, including the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Data Protection Act 1998.

16. Virus Protection
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. However, You shall take Your own precautions to ensure that the process that You employ for accessing this website does not expose You to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage Your own computer system. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect Your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to Your use of our Site or to Your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

17. Viruses, hacking and other offences
You shall not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You shall not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You shall not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision, You would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing Your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, Your right to use our Site will cease immediately.

18 Governing Law
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any dispute arising under these Terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

19. Waivers
Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not be considered a waiver of those rights. If We waive any rights available to us under these Terms on one occasion, this does not means that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.

20. Severability
If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, such provision shall be severed and the remainder of the provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

21. Entire Agreement
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our website, and supersede and replace any prior agreements. We might have between us regarding the Youth Justice Resource Hub.

22. Changes
We reserve the right to modify or replace these Terms at any time without notice. Please check them regularly, as continued use of the Youth Justice Resource Hub after a change has been made is Your acceptance of the change. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion. By continuing to access or use the Site after those revisions become effective, You agree to be bound by the revised Terms.

23. Contact Us
If You have any questions about these Terms, please contact us via the contact us section  on this site.

Last updated: January 2020

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