Terms and Conditions for Big Welcome


Big Welcome is owned by Action for Children. Action for Children is a charity (1097940/SC038092) and a company limited by guarantee (England and Wales No. 04764232).

These terms and conditions apply to your use of the web application called 'Big Welcome', which can be found at http://bigwelcome.org/ and is owned and operated by Action for Children whose registered address is 3, The Boulevard, Ascot Road, Watford, WD18 8AG.

Update to terms

Action for Children reserves the rights to change these terms and conditions at any time by publishing such changes online. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms.

Your continued use of this application after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified.

Use of the Big Welcome application

  • You agree to use this application only for lawful and acceptable purposes relating to the creation of foster carer profiles to assist with finding a foster home for young people, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights, or restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the application by any third party.
  • You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the application or its data.
  • You must not upload or transmit any malware, viruses, or other malicious software.
  • You must not attempt to exploit or compromise the confidentiality, integrity or availability of the application nor conduct any activities that could result in a data breach.

If you find an issue with the service, please notify [email protected] immediately.

User responsibilities

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account credentials, including not sharing your login information with anyone else or attempting to use an account that is not your own.

You must use a unique password for your account on our platform, and refrain from using the same password elsewhere.


This application and the information, names, images, pictures, logos regarding or relating to Action for Children are provided 'as is' without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied. In no event will Action for Children be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from the use or in connection with such use or loss of use of the application, whether in contract or in negligence.

Action for Children does not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this application will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this application or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.

Intellectual property

The intellectual property rights of the application are owned by Action for Children.

Action for Children reserve all our intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, all copyright, trademarks, domain names, design rights, database rights, patents and all other intellectual property rights of any kind) whether registered or unregistered anywhere in the world.

Nothing in these terms grants you any legal rights in the application other than as necessary for you to access it. You agree not to adjust, try to circumvent or delete any notices contained in the application and in particular, in any digital rights or other security technology embedded or contained within the application.


Action for Children takes no responsibility for the content of external websites.

Any communication that you transmit to, or post on, any area of the application including any information, or the similar material, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary information.

Governing law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England, Wales and Scotland. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.


If you do not accept these terms and conditions in full, then you should terminate use of this application immediately.

We reserve the right to suspend/terminate your access to the application if we believe you have violated these terms and conditions.


Action for Children is committed to protecting the privacy of its supporters and stakeholders. All your personal information will be treated in accordance with data protection law including the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2017 and other applicable data privacy legislation.

To learn more about how we collect and use your data, read our Privacy Policy.

We use cookies on the Big Welcome website. To learn more, read our Cookies Policy.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact us on email at: [email protected].