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Adaptation and Resilience in the Context of Change is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

This means you can copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, but you must credit the original source. You are not permitted to use the material for commercial purposes. Please see the license for more details.

Copyright in the typographical design & layout of the printed reports vests in the publisher, UKCIP.

Reproduction of the ARCC logo is only permitted with express permission – please contact us to request usage details.


This explains what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the ARCC website, and how this information will be used.

On some parts of the site, you may be asked for limited personal information. ARCC may store this information electronically. By supplying this information you are consenting to ARCC holding and using it for the purposes for which it was provided, and the information will be kept for as long as is necessary to fulfil that purpose.

Personal information collected by ARCC is held in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

Personal information provided by you will not be sold to third parties, or provided to direct marketing companies or other such organisations without your permission.

Statistical information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the effectiveness of the ARCC website, and to help us to improve the site for all users. This information will be in aggregate form and won’t identify individual users.

Any queries or concerns about privacy on this website should be sent to ARCC.

Please note that although this site provides links to other websites, this policy only applies to ARCC webpages.


If you find you are unable to access particular information or services, or if you have any questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility of this site, please contact us.

You can increase the font size, or adjust the colour of text and backgrounds using controls in your web browser.

For further information on accessibility tools and and features, there is a very helpful section on the BBC website – My web, my way.


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Viewers with visual difficulties may find services provided by Adobe to improve the accessibility of Adobe Acrobat documents useful


This website is provided for information purposes only. ARCC makes every effort to ensure that the information is accurate and up-to-date. However, ARCC is not liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of, or in connection with, the use of the site. 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. Every effort will be made to ensure a continuous web service, but ARCC cannot guarantee that its web service will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Linking to the ARCC website

You are permitted to link to any pages on this website; however you should be aware that the site will be updated, and very occasionally URLs may change, resulting in broken links.

Links to other websites

As part of its information service, this website contains links to websites operated by other parties. ARCC does not control these websites and is not responsible for their content and performance, nor does it endorse any of the material on such websites.