General Terms of Use

Penumbra is a Scottish mental health charity, working to improve mental wellbeing across the nation. They provide a wide range of services which offer hope and practical steps towards recovery. Penumbra campaigns to influence national and local government policy, and to increase public knowledge and understanding about mental ill health. They work to PROMOTE mental health and wellbeing for all, PREVENT mental ill health for people who are ‘at risk’ and to SUPPORT people with mental health problems.

These terms and conditions of use form an agreement between you and Penumbra. They will inform you of your rights and obligations in using the website. By using the site you agree to be bound by these terms of use.

The terms and conditions of use may change from time to time. Regularly reviewing these pages ensures you are always up to date. Please contact us if you have any questions about these terms and conditions of use.


Penumbra seeks to ensure that the information published on its website is up to date and accurate. However, the information on the website does not constitute legal or professional advice and is not a substitute for professional consultation with a qualified expert or practitioner. Penumbra cannot accept any liability for actions arising from its use.

Penumbra cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link. If you use another site linked from this site you do so at your own risk and acknowledge that you will no longer be subject to the terms and conditions of this site but may be subject to the terms and conditions of the linked site.

You are responsible for ensuring that your computer system meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use the site and is compatible with the site. You also understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that any material available for downloading from the site will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties.

These terms and conditions of use are subject to Scots Law and the jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts.


Penumbra reserves all intellectual property rights, including copyright and trademarks on the Penumbra website. You may print single copies of any pages of this website for your own personal and non-commercial use but must not otherwise reproduce any material on this website in any form without prior written permission.


The images used throughout this website are used for illustrative purposes only and any person depicted in them is a model 

Modifications to Offering

Penumbra reserve the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the site or the services provided through it. Unless explicitly stated any new features on the site shall be subject to these terms and conditions.