Accredited Learning Programme for young people. Recognising wider achievement.


Legal Notices

1. Registered Offices

1.1 Friends of the Award Edinburgh and the Lothians (FOTA E&L) is a company limited by guarantee and with charitable status registered in Scotland at:

The Risk Factory, 20 New Mart Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1RL

1.2 Company number SC184821

1.3 Friends of the Award Edinburgh and the Lothians is a charity registered in Scotland at:

The Risk Factory, 20 New Mart Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1RL

1.4 Charity number SCO27771

2. Website Use

2.1 This site is owned and operated by Friends of the Award Edinburgh and the Lothians (herein referred to as FOTA E&L)

2.2 This website is made available based on the terms and conditions listed on this legal page. By using the website you accept these terms and conditions. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not use this site. FOTAE&L may at any time make alterations to or withdraw this website or any part of it.

3. Copyright

3.1 Unless otherwise indicated, FOTA E&L is the owner of the copyright and all other intellectual property rights within this website.

3.2 This website may not be reproduced or adapted in whole or in part without the prior consent of FOTA E&L , except for the purpose of accessing our services. You may not modify, distribute or re-post anything on this website for any purpose.

4. Privacy

4.1 We are committed to protecting your privacy. This site allows you to send us information for the purpose of contacting us with regard to our services. By submitting your details to us you elect to receive communications from us.

4.2 Our web server automatically collects and stores information about your visit for statistical purposes. This includes your IP address, service provider,browser type, domain names of referring websites, operating system, pages accessed on our website, and the date and time of your access. This information does not identify you personally.

4.3 This site uses cookies during your visit to manage the session. These are text only strings of information that the website you are visiting transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer. Their purpose is to identify users and to enhance the user’s experience by customising web pages. A cookie will usually contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, an expiry date for the cookie, and a value, which is usually a random generated unique number.

Cookies may be either first party cookies or third party cookies. First party cookies are used by the website owner and third party cookies are used by a third party such as an advertiser or a web designer or a website host.

Cookies may be session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site or persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file for much longer. How long persistent cookies remain in your browser depends on the duration given to the cookie.

Cookies may record personal data such as name, and email address and/or non-personal data such as IP address and unique but anonymous customer identity.

This site uses first party cookies to record

the precise time that you visit this site;
the precise web pages that you view and the websites visited by you before and after you visit this site;
to help us recognise you as a unique visitor when you return to this site and to allow us to tailor content for you to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use this site to help us to improve the operation of this site;
to allow you to carry information across pages of our site an avoid having to re-enter information;
to allow you to maintain a shopping basket;
within registration to allow you to access stored information;

Below is the list of cookies used by the website:

Cookie provider - Cookie Name - Use and Information

The Website - SESSxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx - Used by the content management system when a user logs in to the system. If the site allows the user to login this cookie is used to manage logged in user sessions.

The Website - Drupal.*-  Used by the content management system to track the states of various elements within the site e.g. is a toolbar in a collapse state.

The Website - has_js - Used by the content management system to determine if the browser has Javascript enabled. If Javascript is not enabled then Javascript driven elements of the website will not be shown.

Google - Analytics __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz - Used by Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to ensure the site is operating effectively and to perform diagnostics on parts of the site that are not performing. Please visit to learn about Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

4.4 If you have previously subscribed to our newsletter and wish to unsubscribe, you can do so by email or via the form on our contact page. Please indicate that you wish to unsubscribe within the message.

5. Links to other websites

5.1 This website may contain links to other websites we think you may wish to visit. This does not imply that we endorse or approve the contents of any linked site. We cannot accept any liability in respect of the use of these websites.

6. Linking to this site

6.1 For permission to use a link to this site please contact us with details of the site you wish to link from.

7. Accessibility

7.1 We have attempted to make the pages on this website accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with the UK Disability Discrimination Act 1995. If you are not able to access any part of this website (excluding secure and member only areas) please contact us with details.

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Who are FOTA?

The Junior Award Scheme for Schools (JASS & eJASS) is owned and distributed by Friends of The Award in Edinburgh and the Lothians (FOTA) a registered charity (Charity No. SC027771) set up to support access for all young people to the Duke of Edinburgh's Award and The Junior Award Scheme for Schools. 

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Contact Us:

Junior Award Scheme for Schools

Friends of the Award

The Risk Factory | 20 New Mart Road

Edinburgh | EH14 1RL  | 0131 467 4753