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Conditions of use

These conditions of use should be read in conjunction with the main terms and conditions of Adoption UK's website.

Adoption UK reserves the right to amend these conditions of use from time to time without notice to you.

Occasionally Adoption UK may supplement these conditions of use with additional terms or significant changes applying to specific content or events. Any additional terms or significant changes will be clearly displayed on 'children who wait' online and viewed in connection with the specific content or events. All additional terms will form part of these conditions of use.

'Children who wait' online is provided and governed by Adoption UK (Registered Charity Number 1160647) and is available to registered and current Adoption UK members only, who are over 21 years of age, for their personal use only.

The agencies featuring children on 'children who wait'  online have obtained suitable permission for all content and information appearing on the website. The security and wellbeing of all the children featured has at no point been compromised by their appearance on the website.

Both the hosting website,, and 'children who wait'  online, remain the property of Adoption UK and are deemed both private and secure and suitable for access by recognised users only.

You agree to have a valid and authorised username, password and email address. You confirm that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any other time is true, accurate and complete and that you will ensure that this information is kept accurate and up to date at all times. You agree to keep your username, password and email address confidential and will not disclose it or share it with anyone. You will be deemed responsible for all activities that occur under your password. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you should notify us immediately, so that a new one can be issued.

By using 'children who wait'  online you agree to view its content only. You also confirm that you will not misuse, copy, replicate, transmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit, alter, amend, add, delete, print, download, store or otherwise transfer any content or information that forms part of 'children who wait'  online.

By using 'children who wait' online you agree not to contact or post to Adoption UK or any of the adoption agencies featured any message or material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, profane, threatening, racially or sexually or otherwise discriminatory, offensive, inaccurate, in breach of confidence or a third party's intellectual property rights or which otherwise includes objectionable material of any kind or nature, that encourages or engages in conduct that could constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, national or international law or regulation or which has a disruptive influence on the normal flow of a message board. You must not impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious. If you feel that any of the terms and conditions have been broken by users please contact us.

Adoption UK will make every effort to ensure that all information given is true, accurate and complete, however, Adoption UK is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information.

If you are in breach of any of these conditions of use, our terms and conditions or if your use of 'children who wait'  online is deemed inappropriate, Adoption UK will be entitled to restrict, suspend or terminate your membership and deny you access to 'children who wait'  online. The restriction, suspension or termination of our service pursuant to this section will be without prejudice to any rights which Adoption UK may have against you in respect of your breach of these conditions of use. Adoption UK shall be entitled to disclose your user identity and details if required or requested by the courts or other law enforcement authorities and/or agencies or in such other circumstances as Adoption UK in its sole discretion considers reasonably necessary or appropriate.