Terms of Use


All text and images are the property of Home-Start North Down unless otherwise stated.

Use of Information

Permission must be granted in writing from  Home-Start North Down to use the information presented on this website for any purpose.

No text should be used out of context or misquoted and no liability can be taken by  Home-Start North Down for its misuse.

Third Party Links

Within the pages on this website we have used links to 3rd party websites. Home-Start North Down is not responsible for the content on 3rd Party websites. The links are offered in good faith. Sometimes pages may disappear and you will see a 404 error (Page not found). If you find a link broken or going somewhere other than where you anticipated it would go please contact us and we will make our best efforts to correct the problem.

Feedback and Recommendations

We welcome your feedback and will do our best to incorporate any useful information into the site as it is updated, however no guarantee can be given that any information or images will be used. Please follow this link to contact us .

Errors and ommissions

If you find an error on this website please bring it our attention by contacting us and we will review the problem and take appropriate action. Please follow this link to contact us .

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Cookies Policy

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies. If you wish to use this website then you will have accepted the cookie warning the first time you accessed the website.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.

To learn more about cookies you can visit this website which has an article about them. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_cookie .

Types of Cookies

There are two main types of cookies used by web servers. They are persistent and session cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your computer system and expire at a date in the future unless they are updated or deleted from your system. They are used to retain information about preferences. The second type of cookie is a session cookie which remains on the computer system until the browser is closed.

Removing Cookies

You will find details on how to block and delete cookies from your computer as well as browsing history by exploring the setup of the browser you are using. All browsers offer the ability to block cookies, or remove them. It is beyond the scope of this article to provide information on every browser in use on all devices. Refer to the browser provider or mobile device manual to learn how to remove or block cookies from your system.

The Cookies We Use

Google Analytics

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages, what searches they may have done on the website. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

This data helps us to understand:

  • Which pages people visit on the site
  • Which internet browsers are being used
  • What is popular on the site

You can find out more about Google’s cookies on their privacy policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ . You can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out tools in your browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Google maps

These are session cookies that remember preferences you have when viewing a map which is on the website.


The website is built with WordPress which uses a number of plugin applications. Some of these applications use cookies and some of them are persistent and remember choices you have made on the website. Others are session cookies which expire on exit from the browser.

3 rd Party cookies

We do not use any cookies through third parties for advertising or pushing advertising content to you. This is an advert free website.

What happens if I do not accept cookies on my browsing device?

Some of the functions on the website may not work without cookies being enabled or you may see a reduction in functionality.

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Changing browser text size

If you find the text on our website too large or too small, you can adjust this through your browser. Instructions can be found below to change the text size for the most popular Internet browsers.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, go to the View menu at the top of your browser window and select Text Size from the drop down menu. From here you can choose the most appropriate size for you.

Mozilla Firefox and Netscape

Go to the View menu at the top of your browser window and select Text Size from the drop down menu. From here you can increase or decrease the text size to suit your preference.

Operating System Shortcuts

Windows keyboard shortcuts

This generally works across all of the current browsers on a Windows System.

  • Press Ctrl and + to increase the size
  • Press Ctrl and – to decrease the size
  • Press Ctrl and 0 to go back to the default size

Macintosh keyboard shortcuts:

This generally works across all of the current browsers on a MAC

  • Press Cmd and + to increase the size
  • Press Cmd and – to decrease the text size
  • Press Cmd and 0 to go back to the default size

Browser Shortcuts – Other methods.

Safari on a Mac

Go to the View menu at the top of your browser window and select Make Text Bigger or Make Text Smaller from the drop down menu.


Go to the View menu at the top of your browser window and select Zoom from the drop down menu. From here you can choose an appropriate percentage.


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