Legal Commitment to safeguarding and protecting children

Commitment to safeguarding and protecting children

We recognize the importance of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Our work in sectors involving technologies for children and youth engagement comes with the responsibility to ensure that all children are protected and safe from harm. This Child Safeguarding and Protection Policy outlines our commitment and approach to creating environments where children’s safety and security are prioritized.

Our commitment

Høst is dedicated to fostering environments that are not only innovative and inspiring but also safe and nurturing for children and young people. We commit to:

  • Protecting children and young people from physical, emotional, and sexual harm, and from neglect and bullying.
  • Ensuring safe and respectful environments for all children and young people involved in our projects or activities.
  • Promoting the welfare of children and young people, ensuring they feel valued, respected, and cared for.

Scope of policy

This policy applies to all employees, contractors, and partners of Høst involved in projects or activities that engage with children and young people, directly or indirectly.


Recognition of Rights

We recognize that every child has the right to be protected from harm and to have their welfare promoted, in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Safe Environment

We are committed to creating and maintaining environments that are safe for children, free from abuse and exploitation.

Reporting and Responding

We ensure clear procedures for reporting and responding to incidents or concerns regarding the safety and welfare of children.

Training and Awareness

We provide regular training and resources to our staff and partners to recognize, respond to, and prevent harm to children and young people.

Collaboration and Compliance

We work collaboratively with parents, guardians, and relevant authorities to ensure the safety and protection of children. We comply with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements concerning the protection of children.



Høst’s leadership is responsible for implementing and enforcing this policy, ensuring that safeguarding is embedded in all relevant projects and activities.

Employees and Partners

All employees and partners engaging with children and young people are responsible for conducting themselves in accordance with this policy and for reporting any concerns or incidents.



We conduct thorough background checks and vetting procedures for all employees and partners involved in projects with children and young people.

Clear Pathways for Reporting

Høst provides clear, accessible channels for reporting concerns, guaranteeing swift and sensitive responses to safeguard children’s welfare.

Commitment to Training

Ongoing training and development are pillars of our policy, ensuring our team remains vigilant, informed, and ready to act in the best interest of children.

Continuous Reflection and Improvement

We are committed to a path of continuous improvement, regularly reviewing and enhancing our policies and practices to adapt to new insights and challenges.


We’re dedicated to safeguarding the well-being of children and young people involved in our technologies and projects. Our Child Safeguarding and Protection Policy is a cornerstone of our commitment to creating safe, respectful, and empowering environments for all children. Together, we can ensure that our work contributes positively to the lives of young people, fostering environments where they can thrive, learn, and grow.