This page explains National Youth Choir's terms of use for our website, To use it, you must agree to and comply with these terms.

Who we are

The National Youth Choir is the most inspirational and innovative organisation for young choral singers in the UK. We discover and nurture exceptional musical talent; provide unbeatable performance opportunities and world-class musical and leadership training to the widest possible range of young people in society; and give the spark to the next generation of singers, conductors and leaders who will take choral music into the future. For the purposes of these terms & conditions, The National Youth Choir will be referred to as ‘we’ from this point forward.

Using this website

You agree to use only for lawful purposes. You must also use it in a way that doesn’t infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by anyone else. We update all the time, and may change or remove content at any time without notice.

Services and transactions

You can use to access information about our organisation and how it is run, our staff, our choirs, how to audition, our programmes and engagement, our concerts and events, our shop, and how you can support us. Our website also allows you to create a user account with us so that you can apply for certain services, make transactions online, and make donations and undertake fundraising activity online in support of the National Youth Choir. 

One-off monetary transactions made on (shop purchases and one-off donations or fundraising activity) are handled by Stripe. Monies are transferred to the National Youth Choir by Stripe, minus a 1.4% +20p fee for European cards, and a 2.9% + 20p fee for non-European cards. T

Direct Debit payments made on (Direct Debit donations) are handled by GoCardless. Monies are transferred to the National Youth Choir by GoCardless, minus a fee of 1% per transaction up to a maximum of £2 and a minimum of 20p. 

You can also use to indirectly purchase tickets and services from other providers such as box offices at concert venues. These providers will have their own privacy policies and terms & conditions, which you should read before you use their services.

Members of National Youth Choir ensembles may additionally use to gain restricted access to their personal membership profile, where they may supply and update relevant personal information, and conduct other necessary membership administration and transactions. 

Linking to the National Youth Choir website

We welcome and encourage other websites to link to, but you must contact us in advance to inform us you wish to do so, and if we ask you not to, you must refrain from doing so. 

Linking from the National Youth Choir website

We link to websites from other service providers or other organisations. We don’t have any control over the content on these websites and are not responsible for any information you give to these websites, or any loss or damage that may come from your use of them or any other websites they link to. You agree to release us from any claims or disputes that may come from using other websites. You should read all terms and conditions, privacy policies and end user licences that relate to any website before you use it.

National Youth Choir content

The content on, including all photographs, logos, branding and other forms of our visual identity are subject to copyright law. We have received consent from all children and young people whose images and quotations appear on, and this consent does not extend beyond without specific permission. If you wish to reproduce something from our website, you must contact us, although we reserve the right to deny permission.

We make most of the content on available through feeds for other websites and applications to use. The websites and applications that use our feeds aren’t under our control, and they might use out of date, or cached, versions of our content that have been edited and stored for later use. We don’t give any guarantees, conditions or warranties about the accuracy or completeness of any content used by these products. We will not accept liability for any loss or damage that may come from your use of these products.

The most up to date version of our content will always be on


The National Youth Choir's website is intended to provide general information only and should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any situation. Users should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance on any information contained in this website. So far as permissible by law, the National Youth Choir does not accept any liability to any person relating to the use of any such information. Whilst the National Youth Choir has taken every precaution in compiling the website neither it nor any contributors can be held responsible for any action (or the lack thereof) taken by any person or organisation wherever they shall be based, as a result, direct or otherwise, of information contained in or accessed through it.

Requests to remove content

You can ask for content to be removed from We’ll only do this in certain cases, e.g. if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data, or material that may be considered obscene or defamatory. If there is something on our website that you feel should be removed, please contact us with the URL and tell us why. We’ll investigate, and let you know whether we are able to remove it. 

Information about you and your visits to the National Youth Choir website

We collect information about you in accordance with our privacy policy, which also covers our use of cookies. By using, you agree to us collecting this information and confirm that any data you provide is accurate.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test for viruses at all times. You must make sure that the way you use the website doesn’t expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which can damage your computer system. We’re not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use

Viruses, hacking and other offences

When using our website, you must not introduce viruses, malware, spam, ransomware, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material that’s malicious or technologically harmful. You must not try to gain unauthorised access to, the server on which it’s stored or any server, computer or database connected to it, whether to attack the website itself or deny service. We will report any attempts to do so to the police and support all efforts to prosecute the perpetrators.

Governing law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute you have which relates to these terms and conditions, or your use of (whether it be contractual or non-contractual), will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


There may be legal notices elsewhere on the website that relate to how you use the site. We’re not liable if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions because of circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

We may decide not to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these terms and conditions, but we may choose to at a later date. If we do decide not to act on one occasion, it does not mean that we will do so on another.  If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions will still apply.

Changes to these terms and conditions

Please check these terms and conditions regularly, as we may update them at any time without notice. You agree to any changes if you continue to use after the terms and conditions have been updated.