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Terms of use

These terms apply to your use our websites and apps. Please note that our websites and apps are intended to be used by those who live in the UK and who are 16 and over.



In these terms (and in addition to the definitions in sections below), the following words have the following meanings:

“Apps” means the mobile applications we may make available from time to time via Google Playstore, Apple iTunes or otherwise.

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

"Contribution(s)" means anything that you, or another user, post on or upload to the Platforms or send to us, including any photographs, video or audio clips, comments, posts or competition entries.

“Platforms” means the Sites and the Apps are collectively referred to in these terms as the “Platforms”.

“Sites” means our websites,,, and any other site we may own or operate from time to time.


Who are we?

The Platforms are operated by Charity Projects (as Comic Relief) (“Comic Relief”, “we” or “us”). We are a charity registered in England & Wales with number 326568 and in Scotland with number SC039730, and a company limited by guarantee registered in England with number 1806414. Our registered office is at Hanover House, 14 Hanover Square, London W1S 1HP, with our place of business being at 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP. If you’d like to get in touch with us, visit our Contact Page.


Our agreement

By using the Platforms you accept and agree to comply with these terms. Comic Relief may amend these terms at any time by updating the text of this page, so please check back regularly.


Your privacy

These terms also refer to our Privacy Policy, which also applies to your use of the Platforms.


The platforms

The Platforms are made available free of charge, and we do not guarantee that our Platforms, or any Content, will be secure, free from bugs or viruses, available or uninterrupted, or that the Content is accurate, complete or up to date. We may update and change our Platforms from time to time. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the Platforms for business and operational reasons.

The Content on our Platforms is provided for general information and entertainment only. It is not intended to be advice on which you should rely.



This Platforms and all the Content on it, including all intellectual property rights included in the Platforms and Content, is owned by Comic Relief (or our 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 the Platforms remains your property, but we may use your Contribution as described under "How Comic Relief will use your Contributions" below.

You may print, download and use Content, but only for your personal use or to share with others in order to raise awareness about Comic Relief. In doing so, you must acknowledge us (or any identified contributors) as the authors of the Content.



You must not:

  • use any Content for personal gain, for any commercial purpose, to advertise or sell any products or services, to promote a business, or in any way which damages our reputation, takes advantage of it, or suggests any form of association, approval or endorsement by us;
  • modify any Content you print or download in any way; use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics on our Platforms separately from any accompanying text;
  • use any Content or our Platforms in any way that breaches applicable law or regulation;
  • frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) on our Platforms without our express written consent;
  • copy, transmit, store or distribute any part of our Platforms or any Content, unless we have expressly indicated that you may do so;
  • transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware;
  • interfere with or attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Platforms, the server on which our Platforms are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Platforms; or
  • collect or use any personal details from our Platforms.

You may use the Platforms as permitted by these terms. Your right to use the Platforms will terminate automatically without notice if you breach or do not comply with any of these terms. You must not use the Platforms for any illegal purpose. We may also terminate your right to use any Platforms at any time, or may stop providing any Apps at our sole discretion.

Unless explicitly permitted under applicable mandatory law, you must not, and you will not encourage, assist or authorise any other person to copy, modify, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble, or otherwise tamper with, the Platforms, whether in whole or in part, or create any derivative works from or of the Platforms.

You warrant that you will comply with the above provisions, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means that you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of this warranty.

In addition, if you fail to comply with these provisions, your right to use our Platforms will end immediately and you will be required, at our option, to return or destroy any copies of the material you have made. We may report any such breach of these provisions to the relevant authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Any action that we take is without prejudice to any of our accrued rights.


Terms specific to the App


In order to keep the Apps up-to-date, we may offer automatic or manual updates at any time and without notice to you. Continued use of the Apps may be conditional on installing updates from time to time.

Accuracy of our App

We are not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, availability, effectiveness, or correct use of information you receive through the Apps.



Comic Relief does not endorse any Contribution or any opinion, statement, or advice expressed by users of our Platforms wherever it may appear. Comic Relief does not oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our Platforms. If you believe that any Contribution does not accord with the Contribution Rules (as defined below), please contact us. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Comic Relief expressly disclaims all liability in connection with any Contributions made by users of our Platforms wherever it may appear.

If you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Platforms, or to make contact with Comic Relief, you must comply with the following (the “Contribution Rules”):

  • Contributions must comply with applicable laws and regulations;
  • You must be aged 16 or over, or have the permission of a parent or legal guardian;
  • You must have all the necessary rights to post or submit your Contributions and to grant us the rights described in “How Comic Relief will use your Contributions” below. This includes having the permission from everyone in a picture or video (for those aged under 18, permission must be from their parent or legal guardian); and
  • Contributions must not be defamatory, discriminatory, indecent or abusive, political, offensive, objectionable or otherwise inappropriate, and must not infringe any person’s intellectual property or privacy rights.

You warrant that any such Contribution complies with these standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means that you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

In addition, if you fail to comply with these standards, or if Comic Relief in its sole discretion considers that any Contribution, conduct or use of our Platforms is inappropriate in any way, we reserve the right (without prior notice) to: (a) warn you via email and require you to discontinue such conduct or use; (b) delete any Contribution you have posted to the Platforms; and/or (c) take other measures, including terminating, suspending or restricting use of the Platforms, and/or reporting any breach of these standards to the relevant authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.

Any Contributions you upload or make to our Platforms will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.

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 anyone who is under 18 years old.


How Comic Relief will use your Contributions

When you upload or provide Contributions to our Platforms, you grant to us the following rights to use those Contributions:

  • A perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, non-exclusive right to use, reproduce, edit, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and broadcast the Contributions in any media, for any purpose and to sub-licence any Contributions. You consent to the use of your first name and town in connection with the use of your Contribution, and the promotion of your Contribution on our Platforms;
  • You grant to other users of the Platforms and to third parties (being Comic Relief partners, broadcasters and suppliers) a perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, non-exclusive right to use, display and broadcast the Contributions in connection with the use of the Platforms, and to promote the Platforms and Comic Relief, and in accordance with the functionality of the Platforms; and
  • You waive all ‘moral rights’ in the materials (‘moral rights’ are described in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988) to allow the above uses.

Comic Relief has the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any Contributions you make constitute a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy, or otherwise as Comic Relief may deem to be appropriate.

If you do not wish to grant us these rights, please do not upload, send or otherwise provide your Contribution to our Platforms or to Comic Relief.


Intellectual property claims

Comic Relief respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been used in a way that gives rise to concerns of infringement, please contact us.


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 our Platforms or your use of them (including, without limitation, for any Contributions, for any viruses, bugs, trojan horses or other contamination resulting from use of our Platforms, for any interruption or delays to the use of our Platforms, or for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in any Content). Nothing in these terms of use shall exclude or limit any liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence, our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.

You agree that you are solely responsible for your use of our Platforms, 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 our Platforms and the Content. In particular, Comic Relief does not warrant or represent that the Platforms or the Content is virus-free.


Third party websites

The Platforms may contain links to websites operated by parties other than Comic Relief. Such links are provided for your convenience only and should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information on them. Comic Relief is not responsible for the content of any third party websites linked to or from the Platforms.


Health and safety

You are responsible for organising, supervising or hosting your fundraising activity or for your participation in such activity (“Activity”).

You are responsible for ensuring that your Activity does not pose a danger to yourself or others. If you have a medical condition, have concerns as to the level of your fitness, or are unused to exercise, please consult your doctor before engaging in any Activity. If you experience any health issues while undertaking any Activity, please stop and consult with a medical professional immediately. Comic Relief is not responsible for any health problems that may result from any Activity. If you engage in any Activity, you agree that you do so at your own risk and that you are voluntarily participating in such Activity.

Please be aware Comic Relief does not accept responsibility or liability for any loss or damage, or for any death or personal injury, arising out of any Activity including liability as a result of negligence (except death or personal injury caused by Comic Relief’s negligence).


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.


Governing law and jurisdiction

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law. You agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.


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.


Fundraising dos and don'ts

If you are fundraising for us, thank you!, We want to ensure you stay legal – please take a moment to read the following guidelines and information before you start:

  • Please make sure your fundraising materials (e.g. posters) include the line: ‘In support of Sport Relief (or Red Nose Day), an initiative of Comic Relief, registered charity 326568 (England/Wales); SC039730 (Scotland)’;
  • Your fundraising materials must not suggest that you represent us, only that you are fundraising in support of us;
  • If you are raising money in the course of a business, deducting any amount to cover costs, or splitting the money raised between Comic Relief and another charity, you’ll need a Fundraising Agreement with us. Contact us to get one;
  • If you choose to collect money in a public place or door to door, you’ll need a licence from the local authority (you can find details about this on the local authority’s website);
  • You must ensure all fundraising money collected for Sport Relief or Red Nose Day is paid to Comic Relief;
  • If you receive donations in a box, envelope or any other collection container you must ensure this is kept in a safe and secure location;
  • If anyone under 16 is involved in the fundraising in any way, please make sure that they have permission from their parent or guardian, and are properly supervised by a responsible adult. Under 16s’ should never approach strangers about fundraising;
  • If you are planning any type of lottery (such as a raffle, tombola or sweepstake), please be aware that there are strict rules about what you can do. For England, Wales and Scotland, the Gambling Commission publishes useful guidance on lotteries at In Northern Ireland, the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action publishes a good practice guide at;
  • You should always consider whether you need appropriate insurance cover for your fundraising activity. If necessary, carry out a risk assessment and make sure participants are fully briefed about the activity.

For more information on fundraising please see the Institute of Fundraising website,

Online Safety tips

Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind when using our Sport Relief Giving Pages:

  • Guidance for adults with a Sport Relief Giving Page
  • A good password is an important part of staying safe online so choose one that’s hard to guess but easy to remember and at least 8 characters long.
  • Please ensure you logout whenever using a shared or public computer.
  • Please give careful consideration before posting any personal details such as your address, phone number, social media accounts, photographs or fundraising locations as they may be visible to all users.
  • You should not post personal information about anyone else without their permission. This includes photographs or films of other people.
  • Please give special consideration before posting information or photographs of children. You must have the permission of their parent or guardian and should consider whether it’s appropriate to post the material at all. Please visit Safety tips for parents & guardians for more details.
  • If you see any material on the Giving Pages which you find offensive, please contact us and we will investigate it.
  • We recommend you read and understand our Privacy Policy which applies to the information collected on the Giving Pages.
  • Please be aware that Comic Relief does not moderate any content posted on to the Giving Page before it is posted. Your Giving Page is in your control and you should remember information you upload will be publicly available.
  • Remember the Giving Page Terms of Use also apply.

Additional Guidance for Under 16 Sport Relief Giving Pages

Giving Pages for under-16s can’t be found through any search.

However, the link to the Giving Page can be shared by email to friends and family for sponsorship. Please ensure this link is only sent out to known and trusted people.

We also collect the e-mail of the parent or guardian on sign up.

This email address will be used to communicate specifically about the under-16 Giving Page only.

For more general information and help about keeping safe online, visit


Giving Page terms of use

In addition to our website Terms of Use, you must follow these rules when you use Sport Relief Giving Pages:

You may only use the Giving Pages to fundraise for Sport Relief / Comic Relief.

You agree to pay all fundraised amounts collected to Sport Relief / Comic Relief. How to pay in information can be found on our website.

All donations are non-refundable and once paid to Sport Relief / Comic Relief will be spent to further our charitable purposes.

You must not advertise, sell anything or promote a business other than for fundraising.

You must not use inappropriate usernames, passwords or page names.

Anything you post must be civil, polite, tasteful and appropriate.

Anything you post must not be unlawful, inappropriate or objectionable - this includes anything obscene (e.g. violent or sexually explicit), defamatory, or that someone else might find offensive, upsetting, abusive or threatening.

You must not behave disruptively, offensively or abusively – this includes threatening, bullying, harassing or revealing personal details about someone else without their permission.

Please make sure you have permission from everybody appearing in content that you post. This is especially important for children under 16 – you should have the express permission of their parent or guardian, and should consider whether it’s appropriate to post the material at all.

Please do not post anything which is copyrighted, such as music videos or TV shows, and which you don’t have permission to use.

If you are not the child’s parent/guardian and wish to set them up with a Sport Relief Giving Page, you must ensure that you have permission from their parent/guardian to do so. • If supporters aged under 16 wish to set up their own Giving Page they must have their parent/guardian’s permission to do so and to supply their email address. We recommend that all fundraising is supervised by a responsible adult.

Under 16s with a Giving Page must only use the Facebook functionality if they are 13 years old or over. We recommend they also check their Facebook privacy settings are appropriate before sharing anything on their Giving Page.

If you do not have permission, you cannot use the Comic Relief/ Sport Relief logo on any fundraising materials. Please use the ‘Fundraising For Sport Relief’ logo instead.

The views expressed on the Giving Pages are those of members of the public, and not necessarily those of Comic Relief.

For more fundraising safety tips for parents & guardians click here.

For more online safety tips on using a Sport Relief Giving Page click here.

Fundraising safety tips for parents & guardians

If your child would like to fundraise for Comic Relief, here are a few safety tips to keep in mind:

  • Please make sure your child understands that they need your permission before they start any fundraising.
  • We recommend that a responsible adult properly supervises children under the age of 16 who are involved in fundraising.
  • We recommend that children don’t approach strangers to ask them for money or to get involved in their fundraising activity.
  • Please ensure that any location your child is using for the fundraising is safe and well lit.
  • Do not allow your unaccompanied children to visit or enter a stranger’s home.
  • Please always take care when publishing any information about children, in particular their surname, school name, home address, or photo to ensure that under-16s are not easily identifiable.
  • Always check with other parents/guardians before you involve their children in fundraising, especially if their activity is being photographed or filmed.
  • We recommend that an adult looks after any money that is collected, and is responsible for paying the money to us. We don’t recommend that children pay us money directly or send us their details.
  • Be aware that some fundraising activities will require permissions or licences so best to check first.
  • Please see our Online Safety Tips if you or your child are setting up an under 16s Sport Relief Giving Page.
  • You can help your child with their fundraising by downloading an under 16s Sponsorship Form
  • Take a look at our online safety tips if you’re doing your own fundraising.
  • Please read our privacy policy for information on how we take care of personal details.