MANN uP was founded and is owned by Geoff Scott, a sole trader operating under the business name MANN uP. Business Address: Angela Crescent, Richhill. County Armagh. BT61 9JP


All original content on this website (including the MANN uP logo, written, pictorial and graphic content, descriptions of  models for the various personal and collective advancement programmes, shared experiences of others in the MANN of the Month section etc.), are the copyrighted materials of MANN uP and as such should not be used, reproduced or referenced in any part without clear permission and attribution to the copyright owner (MANN uP).

MANN uP welcomes others who choose to link to its website as a means of promoting access to information for others on potential sources of knowledge, insight and wisdom on male-affirmative practice and means to advance psychological wellbeing. In such instances, please get in touch with MANN uP (see the Contact section), to inform us so that we can provide you with a copy of the MANN uP logo to use and consider setting up a reciprocal link to your website.

Please note MANN uP cannot be held responsible for the content on third-party websites where its details might be listed.

others' material

When utilising content where the copyright is attributable to another, MANN uP will always endeavour to only use materials where it has permission to do so, or materials that are free of copyright restrictions (e.g. creative commons content), and will also attribute any third-party content back to the originator or copyright owner.

Should you happen to notice anything on this website that is not properly attributed or if you are a copyright owner who would wish to have some piece of content relating to your copyrighted material removed, please get in touch with MANN uP (see the Contact section).

use of submitted content

MANN uP welcomes submissions of content from others who might want to help promote male-affirmative practice and promotion of positive messages or individual experiences of advancement issues (this could include: images, editorial content or personal account or your experiences).

If you wish to submit content please get in touch with MANN uP to discuss your possible contribution (see the Contact section), prior to full submission. MANN uP reserves the right to refuse or not to utilise submissions and/or to edit as it sees fit.

If you are invited to submit something, MANN uP will agree final content format with you before use and will seek you explicit written consent to use and how you would like the submission presented prior to use.

Normally, once content is submitted MANN uP retains permission to use that content in perpetuity (attributed to the original creator), until such times as the content creator withdraws such permission.

privacy and data 

MANN uP is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office and strives to adhere to the Data Protection Act (2018), the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations and the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (2018). Those principles are:

  • Personal data gathered is used fairly and lawfully and with transparency.
  • Personal data is processed for limited, specifically stated purposes.
  • Personal data is gathered and used in a way that is adequate, relevant and not excessive.
  • Every attempt is made to ensure personal data held is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Personal data is kept for no longer than is absolutely necessary.
  • Personal data is kept safe and secure.
  • MANN uP takes responsibility to be accountable in complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (2018).

MANN uP operates under the lawful basis for processing personal data of legitimate interest (to provide counselling services) and consent (this will be confirmed at time of initiating access to a MANN uP service as part of the contracting process to engage in a MANN uP service).

You are free to withdraw your consent at anytime and to do so, you can speak directly to your MANN uP Representative or get in touch using any of the methods shown in the Contact section of this website. You can also use these same methods if you wish to enquire about and/or access any of the personal data MANN uP hold on you.

MANN uP will never disclose or share your information with a third-party without your express permission or use it for reasons other than those specified and agreed.

Please note though that in relation to this, there are certain other responsibilities placed on MANN uP in relation to counselling practice and safeguarding and protection of you and others that may cause a need to breach confidentiality (see the FAQs section for further information on confidentiality).

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You can find out more about cookies and how to manage them by visiting the ICO website.

This website uses a mixture of necessary and statistical cookies as follows:

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