Beyond Youth Custody

Terms of use and legal

Virus protection
Complaints policy
Comments policy
Forum policy


Nacro makes every possible effort to ensure that the information published on its websites and the websites it manages is accurate and up to date, but cannot guarantee this and does not accept any responsibility for errors or omissions. Nacro reserves the right to make amendments at any time and without prior notice. These Terms and our Privacy Policy (which sets out how we use any information we gather from you) will govern our relationship with you in relation to your use of our websites.


Nacro does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage suffered by you (directly or indirectly) by making use of the information on its websites and the websites it manages. Liability for loss suffered through using our websites is excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law.

Liability for loss of income, profit or goodwill as well as loss of any expected saving, is not accepted. Liability for any inability to use the website and liability resulting from the use of information on other sites Nacro links to is also excluded.

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Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other rights in all material published on,,, and belongs to Nacro and/or Nacro’s licensors (as the case may be).

As a visitor to our websites, you may download material from these websites on a single computer for your own personal, non-commercial use only. You may print out single copies of pages from these websites for the sole purpose of enabling you to retain a copy for your own personal records. No other use or reproduction is permitted without the explicit prior written consent of Nacro.

Requests for such approval should be directed to:
Digital Media Manager
Brand and Marketing team
Park Place
10-12 Lawn Lane

website (at)

Please give details of your intended use of the relevant material and include your contact details: name, address, telephone number, and email.

Some documents and photos have been published on this site with the permission of the relevant copyright owners (if they are not Nacro copyright). You may download such third party material as part of the relevant web page on a single computer for your own personal, non-commercial use only. All other rights to such materials are reserved to the relevant copyright holder and, for all other uses, permission to copy such materials must be obtained in advance from the relevant copyright owner (the sources are indicated within the documents/photographs).

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Nacro provides hypertext links to third party websites for the convenience of users at its discretion. By linking to these websites Nacro in no way endorses the contents, views or information held on such sites.

Nacro is not responsible for any loss, additional costs or damage howsoever arising, suffered as a result of using the hyperlinks provided to third party websites.

Third parties wishing to reciprocally link to Nacro’s websites should email beyondyouthcustody (at)

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Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

These terms and conditions for website use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Please also refer to our comments policy, copyright statement and privacy policy for additional terms that will apply in relation to your use of Nacro’s websites and the websites it manages.

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Complaints policy

Any complaints about this website should be emailed to beyondyouthcustody (at)

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Comments policy

Any comments submitted to Nacro’s websites and the websites it manages will be checked by a site administrator. Comments that are submitted for posting on the site will be posted immediately and will not be edited (except for comments which contravene this comments policy, which will be removed).

By submitting a comment to this site you agree to comply with the following code of conduct.

Identification: When you leave a comment on our websites you must provide your real name, job title and organisation. This will be displayed alongside your comment when it is published on the website. You must not represent yourself as any other person.

Conduct and respect: You must ensure that your comment is relevant to the topic under discussion. You must always be civil and respectful to other website users and must not submit any comment that is likely to deceive, upset or annoy any other person. The use of swear words or other profanities will not be accepted. We also recommend that you disclose any relevant interests (e.g., political, commercial) that you hold.

Advertising and promotion: Your comment must not contain advertising or promotional material, except when it is for an event, publication or similar product that has direct relevance to the topic being discussed, and where the placing of such advertisement or promotional material has been approved by us in writing in advance.

Legal liability: You are legally liable for the content of comments that you submit to this site. Your comment must not contain material that is obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal. This includes material that promotes violence, sexually explicit material, or material, which promotes discrimination on any grounds. You must not submit any material, which, if used or reproduced by us, could give rise to any third party claims. You must not post on the website any material which has been disclosed to you in confidence or which compromises the privacy of anyone other than yourself. By submitting a comment to this website, you warrant that we are not responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any material posted by you or any other user of our site and you agree to indemnify us and our project partners from any and all claims and liabilities (including legal fees) which arise from your comments or any other material you submit to the site.

We have the right (but not the obligation) to edit or remove comments at our sole discretion without the need to give any reason for doing so.

In submitting comments to this website, you grant Nacro the royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted right and license to use, and reproduce such content (including the right to sub-license).

Please let us know if you find any comment to be objectionable by emailing beyondyouthcustody (at)

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Forum policy

General rules of conduct

Please read the following rules and guidelines very carefully. By posting in our forums, you are agreeing to these guidelines and must follow them at all times. Refusal to obey these guidelines will result in the appropriate responsive actions by the board’s moderators.

People responding to you may simply be people with an interest in youth custody issues wanting to share their knowledge with others, and so their participation in helping here is entirely voluntary. Abusive treatment or language directed toward those offering assistance will not be tolerated. Bad behaviour can result in termination of your membership of the Beyond Youth Custody website so please be civil and considerate of others at all times.

Our guidelines are divided into the following categories:

  • Posting topics, requests or comments
  • Signatures
  • Advertising, spam and pornography
  • General conduct
  • Moderation of board

Violation of any of these guidelines will be evaluated by the board’s moderators and consequences imposed as necessary to maintain this forum as a friendly and functional place for all members.

Posting topics, requests or comments

All topics should be addressed through the forums. Please do not send a private message or email to any other member (whether moderators or not) unless the member has invited you to do so. Instead, please post directly to the forum. This has the added benefit of making the answers available to all users, whether currently or in the future.
Remember to post in the correct forum. Take your time to look at other topics and see where your topic should go. If your topic is placed in the wrong forum, it will be moved by a moderator.

Posts should be directly related to Beyond Youth Custody or youth custody issues. Posts which are unrelated are subject to deletion by the moderators without notification.

Text formatting should be employed only on a limited basis, i.e., avoid using large or non-standard fonts; keep bold, underline and coloured text to a minimum; etc.


Signatures may not be any larger than four lines of normal text or excessively distracting.
If you are asked to modify your signature by a moderator because it has violated the guidelines or otherwise been deemed inappropriate, and you fail to do so, your posts will be removed.

Advertising, spam, and pornography

The following are prohibited on our forums:
Advertising or promotion of any products or services, whether solicited or unsolicited
Spam of any kind or linking to pornography

Posts of this nature will be immediately removed from the forum.

Personal promotion of your own website or service in your signature is permitted to the extent that it does not violate these guidelines, or the signature guidelines described above.

General conduct

Personal attacks on other users, moderators, or staff members either in public forums or private messages will not be tolerated.

The use of profanity is inappropriate on the forum, as are racial, ethnic, or gender-based insults. Our user base may include members of various ages, genders, ethnicities and religious backgrounds, and it is important that everyone feel equally comfortable here. Posts that are offensive, insulting, or inflammatory are subject to immediate removal without warning.

Having fun or even disagreement is permitted, as long as it does not become disruptive or rude.

All comments should be constructive and on-topic (within reason).

Moderation of board

You can find your threads through your member profile. You can access your profile by clicking your member name in the “Logged in” link located in the upper right corner of any page. From that page, click “Topics started” or “Replies created”, if you’re looking for a specific post within a thread in the left section of the profile page. Do not re-post the thread.

If you see a post which appears to violate any of our guidelines, do not respond to the post. Instead, email beyondyouthcustody (at) stating the title of the post and your complaint.

At all times, we reserve the right to remove any threads/posts that we deem to be off-topic, inappropriate, abusive, or disruptive to the community in general.

At all times, we reserve the right to ban any member who violates our guidelines or disrupts our community. Warnings will be issued where appropriate.

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Nacro is:

* registered as a charity, number 226171
* registered as a company (London), number 203583

Nacro Community Enterprises Ltd (Nacro’s housing association) is:

* a registered social landlord, number H2030
* a registered charity, number 264658
* a company limited by guarantee, registered London, number 1052098

© Nacro

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