Our terms and conditions

Welcome to our Coram Adoption site

These terms and conditions apply to the entire contents of the website under the domain www.coramadoption.org.uk and and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you.

Please read these terms and conditions carefully as they take effect from your first visit to the websites, and your use of the sites means you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions and our Privacy Policy.

All references to ‘Coram’ mean 'The Thomas Coram Foundation for Children' Registered Charity No: 312278. 

If there is any conflict between these terms and conditions and specific terms appearing elsewhere on the websites relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.


In developing the Coram Adoption website, every effort has been taken to ensure the information held on the site is accurate in the UK, legally correct and ethical at the time of appearance. Information contained on the Coram Adoption website is provided for information only we do not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the information and materials offered on this website for any particular purpose.

Although care has been taken in preparing the information contained on this website, the content provides only general information and must not be used as an alternative to professional advice. We recommend users seek professional advice where appropriate.


Coram is committed to respecting the intellectual property rights of others. We have made reasonable efforts to determine where copyright is held by third parties and ensure that the reproduction of content on the pages of our website and other digital publications (including, but not restricted to, images, text and video) is done with the consent of copyright owners, where applicable. Owing to the age of some of this content, and given the resources available to us, this hasn’t always been practicable. If you are a rights holder and are concerned that you have found material on this website for which you have not granted permission or is not covered by a copyright exception under the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, please contact us including the following details:

  1. Your name and contact details
  2. The full details of the material’s creator
  3. The web address (URL) of where you found the material
  4. Proof that you are the rights holder and a statement that you are the rights holder or are an authorised representative.

Any queries relating to copyright in the content of this website should be referred to [email protected].


Coram reserves the right to change the content of the website, withdraw or amend any information, programmes or events at any time without liability.  

So far as is permitted by law Coram accepts no liability for loss or damage, including personal injury, resulting from use of this website. While all reasonable efforts are made to ensure no malware or viruses are transmitted via our website, this cannot be guaranteed. Coram will not accept liability from damage caused by viruses and recommends that users safeguard their IT equipment before downloading information.

The content of this website is aimed at adults within the UK and other advice should be sought in other circumstances.

While Coram endeavours to ensure that this website is normally available 24 hours a day, it shall not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period. 

If you believe the content of any pages to be inaccurate or out of date, please email [email protected].

Unauthorised access

Hacking into this website for the purpose of adding to or altering the content of the website or sending unsolicited emails (spam), transmitting any offensive or illegal content, and interfering with the general working of the site is illegal and unethical.


Please obtain permission from us to include any links to our website. This can be requested by emailing [email protected]. Coram reserves the right to require links to be removed if we believe it is not in our interest.

We have provided links to other organisations for your convenience and to provide further information. This does not signify that we endorse the linked website(s) and we cannot guarantee or be responsible for their content or accessibility. Please read their privacy policies and terms and conditions.

Using our logos and information

The Coram logo may not be used without Coram’s prior written consent. Requests to use the Coram logo or other logos associated with the Coram group should be sent to [email protected].

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to Coram. Copyright material includes, but is not limited to, information, publications, images, videos, and the design, layout and appearance of the website. Some information, materials or photos on our website may be the property of another copyright owner, used here with their permission, and must not be used without their consent.

Coram’s downloadable leaflets, brochures and publications and our web pages can be printed, copied and used for private use, study or teaching purposes; however no modification may be made to the content. Content may not be used for commercial, public or any other purposes without Coram’s prior written permission. No part of the Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without Coram’s prior written permission. 


Any disputes arising out of these terms and conditions will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales (or the laws of Scotland or Northern Ireland if you live there). If you choose to bring proceedings in connection with the terms you must do so in the courts of England and Wales unless you live in Scotland or Northern Ireland, in which case you can choose to bring proceedings there.

If you have any questions about these Terms & Conditions, please contact us by email at [email protected] or via our Contact Us page.

Registered Charity No: 312278, Registered Charity Name: The Thomas Coram Foundation for Children, known today as 'Coram'