Terms & conditions

Accessing our site

Alcohol Concern does not guarantee that access to this website will be uninterrupted, that it will be free from viruses or that it cannot be tampered with by third parties.  We have tried to ensure that all information we provide through the website is correct at the time we included it, but we cannot guarantee the accuracy of these pages, and any visitor using information contained in them does so entirely at their own risk.  Any guidance on this site is not intended to replace professional advice and, in case of doubt, please consult an appropriately qualified legal, health or medical practitioner.

Alcohol Concern accepts no responsibility for the content of external websites. Other websites that we link to are owned and operated by third parties and we have no control over them.  We include links to other websites for information only - this does not mean that we approve or endorse any particular third party website.

Please note the following terms and conditions attached to this site.  Your continued use of the site indicates that you accept these terms in full.

Data protection

Alcohol Concern recognises and acknowledges the responsibility and duty of trust that we have to maintain the privacy of Personal Data shared with us through the web or any other source. Individuals may at times be asked to supply personal information.  Any Personal Data that we collect, record or use in any way, whether it is held on paper, on computer or any other media will have appropriate safeguards applied to it to ensure that we comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.

When we collect any personal data from you we will inform you why we are collecting your data and what we intend to use it for.  We will not share your data with a third party unless we specifically ask your approval.  Alcohol Concern does not rent or sell any mailing details to any third party.

Refund policy - training courses

You can transfer your place on the course to a substitute participant free of charge. In the event that you need to cancel, the following charges will apply:

  • 14+ working days before the course - £20 administration fee
  • 13-7 working days before the course - 50% of the course fees
  • 0-6 working days before the course - 100% of the course fees.

Alcohol Concern reserves the right to cancel a training course. A written cancellation notice will be sent to all participants and if no alternative date can be allocated, a full refund will be given.

Please contact Alcohol Concern on: 020 7566 9800 or email us at: training@alcoholconcern.org.uk

For our refund policy on other events, please refer to the individual events for details.

Website use

We may also collect and record information in order for us to understand more about how our website is used. In order to do this we may send cookies to your PC. A cookie will contain information that allows us to recognise that you have used the site before, but will not contain any other personal data. You can disable this function within your browser but it may affect your navigation around the site.

To help us to monitor and improve our website we will gather certain data about you when you visit us.  This includes general information about your computer's operating system, browser, your IP address and/or domain name, your search engine (if you came to our site via a search) and the pages of our website which you visit.


The content of this website is the copyright of Alcohol Concern.  We aim to provide information about alcohol misuse and about the work of Alcohol Concern.  We also provide links to a range of other contacts in government and the voluntary sector.  Alcohol Concern does not endorse or approve of all of the information appearing on sites we have links to.  The user of the link is responsible for the downloading and copying of any linked material and/or any fees or charges.  The downloading of images and/or text without the permission of the copyright owner may breach copyright legislation.  Always check the website copyright notice and/or website disclaimer to ensure that your use of any material is permitted.