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By using this Site you accept these terms of use as from the date you first access this Site. Comic Relief may modify these terms of use at any time by updating the text of this page, so please check back regularly.

Definitions

In these terms of use, the following words have the following meanings:

"Content" means all content on this Site, including all information, graphics, trademarks, logos, designs, text, photos, films, sounds, software and applications;

"Contribution(s)" means anything that a user posts on this Site or sends to Comic Relief, including any photographs, video or audio clips, comments or posts or competition entries;

"Site" means any website which Comic Relief owns or controls, and from which a link has been created to these terms of use;

"these terms of use" means the terms of use set out below, as well as our Privacy Policy and any other terms and conditions on this Site; "you", "your" and "yours" means a person(s) accessing this Site.

Content

This Site and all the Content on it is owned by Comic Relief (or its licensors and content providers). All rights in the Content are reserved to their respective owners, unless expressly stated otherwise.

Any Contribution you send or post to this Site remains your property, but Comic Relief may use your Contribution as described under "Your Contributions" below. You may not use any Content on this Site unless it is expressly stated that you may do so. Where we state that it is permitted to do so, you may download and use Content, but only for the purposes of raising awareness about Comic Relief.

You may not:

  • use any Content on this Site for personal gain, for any commercial purpose, to advertise or sell any products or services, or to promote a business;
  • copy, transmit, store or distribute any part of this Site, unless we have expressly indicated that you may do so. You may not alter, modify, adapt, reverse engineer, disassemble or create derivative works of any software which is accessible through this Site; or
  • collect or use any personal details from this Site.

Your Contributions

If you send or post any Contributions to this Site or to Comic Relief, you confirm that you are granting Comic Relief a perpetual (and irrevocable), royalty-free, worldwide, non-exclusive licence to use the material in your Contribution for any purpose in any media in any part of the world. This includes the right for Comic Relief to copy, edit, publish, grant sub-licences, and exercise all other copyright and publicity rights over the material. You also waive all ‘moral rights’ in the materials (‘moral rights’ are described in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988).

If you do not wish to grant us these rights, please do not send or post your Contribution to this Site or to Comic Relief.

You must not post or send any Contributions to this Site or to Comic Relief that you do not have permission to publish or share in this way, for example clips of music videos or TV shows. By sending or posting a Contribution to this Site or Comic Relief you warrant that

  • your Contribution does not infringe any person’s intellectual property rights, which include any copyright, moral rights or trade mark rights;
  • you have all the necessary rights to post or submit the Contribution and to grant us the rights described in the these terms of use; and
  • you have necessary permission from everyone in a picture or video. For children and young people the permission must be from their parent or legal guardian.

You should always give careful consideration before making public any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example telephone number, home address or email address), especially anything that could identify a child or young person.

Comic Relief does not endorse any Contribution or any opinion, statement, or advice expressed by users of this Site wherever it may appear. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Comic Relief expressly disclaims all liability in connection with any Contributions made by users of this Site wherever it may appear.

Unlawful Use

You may only use this Site for lawful purposes and you agree to comply with all applicable laws, regulations and codes of conduct and to be solely responsible for all things arising from your use of this Site. You may not submit, publish, post, distribute or transmit any defamatory, offensive, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful or objectionable Contributions. You may not interfere with anyone’s use or enjoyment of this Site, for example by threatening, bullying or sending junk mail.

If Comic Relief in its sole discretion considers that any Contribution, conduct or use of this Site breaches these terms of use or is unlawful or inappropriate in any way, we reserve the right to do any or all of the following actions (without prior notice): (a) warn you via email and require you to discontinue such conduct or use; (b) delete any Contribution you have posted to this Site or which features in any personal area; (c) discontinue your registration with this Site or any service being provided; and/or (d) take other measures, including terminating, suspending or restricting use of this Site, and/or passing details to relevant third parties, including email providers, the police or other authorities. Any action that we take is without prejudice to any of our accrued rights.

Registration and Passwords

If you register with us and are asked to provide a password, you agree:

  • to keep your password secure and confidential and not allow anyone else to use your email address or password to access this Site;
  • to notify Comic Relief immediately if you become aware of any improper or unauthorised use of this Site or your details or your password:
  • not to do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any password-protected area of this Site; and
  • not to create additional registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the Site, or other users, or to seek to pass yourself off as another user.

Limitation Of Liability

(PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)

Comic Relief (and its group companies, officers, trustees, employees and agents) shall not be liable or responsible for any claim, loss, damage, costs and expenses of any nature (including without limitation for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whether resulting from breach of contract, negligence or any other cause of action) arising in connection with this Site or your use of it (including, without limitation, for any Contributions to this Site by users, for any viruses, bugs, trojan horses or other contamination resulting from use of this Site, for any interruption or delays to the use of this Site, or for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in any Content on this Site). Nothing in these terms of use shall exclude or limit any liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.

You agree that you are solely responsible for your use of this site, and that to the fullest extent permitted at law, Comic Relief, its officers, trustees, employees and agents do not make any representations and do not give any warranties, express or implied, concerning this Site and the Content. In particular, Comic Relief does not warrant or represent that this Site or the Content is virus free.

All software provided by third parties (for example Acrobat Reader and RealPlayer) is the sole responsibility of that third party.

Donations and Sponsorship

If you wish to donate to Comic Relief or sponsor anyone raising money for Comic Relief, please note that your donation or sponsorship is non-refundable. If you sponsor someone to do any activity for Comic Relief, your sponsorship is not conditional on the activity being completed.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify Comic Relief (and its group companies, officers, trustees, employees and agents) from all claims, loss, damages, costs and expenses arising in connection with your use of this Site, or your breach of any of these terms of use, or any Contribution made by you (or through your account) on this Site. This obligation shall survive the end of these terms of use and your use of this Site.

Third Party Websites

This Site may contain links to websites operated by parties other than Comic Relief. Such links are provided for your convenience only and you access these links at your own risk. Comic Relief is not responsible for the content of any third party websites linked to or from this Site.

General Provisions

If any provision of these terms of use is deemed to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect. Any failure or delay by Comic Relief in asserting any of its rights or of any provision of these terms of use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Comic Relief reserves the right at its sole discretion to discontinue or amend any aspect of this Site at any time.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Comic Relief is a charity registered in England, Wales and Scotland and its fundraising activities are directed at the United Kingdom only.

Sainsburys Sport Relief Games “Half Price Entry” & “25% Off”

  • “Half Price Entry” and 25% Off” for the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile, Cycle or Swimathon (the “Offers”) is subject to the following terms and conditions and are only available for entries made through sportrelief.com.

  • The Half Price Offer is available as follows:

    Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile
    The “Half Price Offer” is available for all entries during the period starting at 00.01hrs on 24th November 2015 and ending at 23.59 on the closest working day to when the 14,875th Mile entry is received or at midnight on 13th December whichever is sooner.

    Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Cycle
    The “Half Price Offer” is available for all entries during the period starting at 00.01hrs on 24th November 2015 and ending at 23.59 on the closest working day to when the 1,035th Cycle entry is received or at midnight on 13th December whichever is sooner.

    Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Swimathon
    With the exception of entries where pricing concessions apply which are expressly excluded, the “Half Price Offer” is available for all entries into the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Swimathon during the period starting at 00.01hrs on 24th November 2015 and ending at 23.59 on the closest working day to when the 6,200th Swimathon entry is received or at midnight on 13th December whichever is sooner.

  • The 25% Off Offer is available as follows:

    Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile
    “25% Off” is available for all entries starting immediately after the Half Price Mile offer ends and until 23.59 on the closest working day to when the 20,745th Mile entry is received or at midnight on 24th January whichever is sooner.

    Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Cycle
    “25% Off” is available for all entries starting immediately after the Half Price Cycle offer ends and until 23.59 on the closest working day to when the 1,480th Cycle entry is received or at midnight on 24th January whichever is sooner.

    Swimathon
    With the exception of entries where pricing concessions apply which are expressly excluded, “25% Off” is available for all entries starting immediately after the Half Price Swimathon offer ends and until 23.59 on the closest working day to when the 9,920th Swimathon entry is received or at midnight on 24th January whichever is sooner.

    • The Offer may not be exchanged for cash or used in conjunction with any other offer.

    • Comic Relief reserves the right to withdraw the Offer or change these terms and conditions at any time, including (but not limited to) extending the Offer Period.

    • The Offer applies to Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile/ Cycle/ Swimathon entry fees only and not to any other purchases made or transactions completed during the relevant offer period.

    • Comic Relief does not accept any responsibility for any network congestion, technical failure or other problem in any telephone line, network, system, provider or otherwise which results in any entry not being properly recorded or received.

    • These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales.

    • The Offers for Sport Relief Mile and Sport Relief Cycle are promoted by Comic Relief of 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP, registered charity 326568 (England/Wales); SC039730 (Scotland).

    • The Swimathon offer is promoted by Comic Relief in association with The Swimathon Foundation.

Last updated July 2015