Using this website

What you need to know about using the Hidden Stories website.

This website ( is owned and maintained by Root Experience, a charity registered in the UK. 

You can use this website if you agree to the legal terms set out here, as well as any additional terms on other pages of the site. 

Copyright and use of content

Unless clearly stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in any material provided on this website belong to Root Experience. Or, in respect of specific pieces of content, those rights may remain with another rightful owner.

Any material on the website, including text and images, may not be modified, copied or reproduced in any way without written permission. The only exception would be in the case of the user’s own personal, non-commercial use – such as sharing content responsibly on social media.

If you’re sharing any pages or posts on this site via social media, we ask you to do so sensitively and considerately.

External links

While we’ve taken care to provide links to websites we feel may be useful, we don’t necessarily endorse or control those sites and we’re not responsible for their content. 

Liability of information

We’ve taken all reasonable care to make sure the information and material on this website is correct, up to date and useful. But we’re not responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused by any inaccuracy or error. 

Root Experience, and any of its collaborators or supporters mentioned on this website, are not liable for any damages arising from the use of, or inability to use, this site, or any sites linked to our own.


If you get in touch with us through our site, we’ll only ever use the information you provide for the services you’ve asked for. We’ll always keep this information safe and we’ll never share it with anyone else without your full permission.

How we use cookies

Cookies are small text files that websites save locally to your computer. They may not go that well with a nice cuppa, but they can make using websites easier by capturing information such as your browsing history.

We use non-intrusive cookies on the Hidden Stories website to track things like number of visits, popularity of certain pages and links clicked. This gives us an idea of how people interact with our website. We don’t collect any personal information that can be used to personally identify visitors.

If you prefer, you can, at any time, set your browser preferences to block cookies from this website.

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