Terms & Conditions

Please read the following terms and conditions, which apply to any use made by you of information or other material contained on the MindMate website.

The use of the MindMate website is subject to the following terms and conditions. In entering our site you as a user are accepting our Terms and Conditions. They take effect from the date on which you first use this website.

Use of website

The MindMate website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this site.

You also agree that you shall not make any use of the website such that the whole or part of the website is interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient, or the effectiveness or functionally of the website is in any way impaired and that you will not use the website for the transmission or posting of any computer viruses.


The material on this site is subject to copyright protection of NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) unless otherwise indicated. This copyright protected material (other than any organisational logos) may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium for the purposes of research, private study or for internal circulation within an NHS organisation. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context.

Where any of the items on this site are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be clearly identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

The permission to reproduce NHS Leeds CCG copyright protected material does not extend to any material on this site that is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders.

Intellectual property

The names, images, and logos within MindMate website are the proprietary marks of the NHS. Copying and using our logos or any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without the prior approval of the relevant copyright owner.

Links from this site to other sites

The MindMate website contains links to various websites that are operated by third parties over whom we have no control. Links are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for the sites linked to, or the information found there. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

A link does not imply the endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.  We therefore do not make any representation – and do not accept any liability – in respect of the content, products or services available from such websites, or the business of such third parties. Any dealings with advertisers and merchants accessed using the MindMate website shall be entirely at your own risk.

Links to this site from other sites

The CCG encourages users to establish hypertext links to MindMate website. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on another site. The pages must load into the user’s entire window.


We endeavour to ensure that the information contained in this website is both accurate and complete. However, we accept no responsibility for any damages or loss arising from the use of this information. We endeavour to ensure content on the MindMate website could not be deemed offensive to an individual or a collection of individuals, and that content adheres to common principles of decency and taste. However, we do not accept any liability for any content published by contributors through any internal notice board pages.


We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system that may occur while using material derived from this website.


Accessibility is of the utmost importance to us, and we believe that all users should be able to access our content regardless of their age or ability.

To provide the best possible experience, the site aims to be Level AA compliant in accordance with the W3C WCAG 2.1 Accessibility Guidelines. This means that we have taken great care in creating our website to make it easy for everyone to use. We have a full accessibility statement available. Our approach to accessibility includes consideration of the following:

Responsive design

Our website is built to be responsive so that the experience is as consistent as possible for users, regardless of the device or browser on which they are viewing the website. Content flows across the various screen sizes and text sizes respond to suit the platform on which it is being viewed, including optimisation of the most common browsers and devices.


Content has been created to work within the responsive website and to be suitable for our users.

Information in other languages

This website is available in languages other than English via Google Translate – available on the top right of every page.

External resources

Please note that although we will do our best to ensure that external resources and embedded content will meet the same accessibility guidelines, we cannot guarantee that this will be the case. This includes links to other sites and embedded videos etc.