- "Content" means all content on this Site, including all information, graphics, trade marks, 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;
- "you", "your" and "yours" means a person(s) accessing this Site.
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, you may download Content 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.
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 material or information to this Site or Comic Relief that you do not have permission to use, 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 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. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Comic Relief expressly disclaims all liability in connection with any Contributions made by users of this Site.
(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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
Last updated December 2014
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Direct Marketing Association (DMA)
Comic Relief is a member of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), the body responsible for driving high standards in direct marketing through self-regulation.
As a member of the DMA, we agree to adhere to the Direct Marketing Code of Practice. This commitment to the highest standards of marketing and best practice means that our advertising and marketing is responsible, reliable and respectful. Find out more.
For more information about the DMA, please visit: www.dma.org.uk
Comic Relief is registered with the Fundraising Regulator, and is committed to following its Fundraising Promise and Code of Fundraising Practice.
As a member, we adhere to the Fundraising Promise, which commits us to the highest standards of fundraising good practice, ensuring that our fundraising is legal, open, honest and respectful.
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We are committed to following the Code of Fundraising Practice, which outlines the standards expected of all charitable fundraising organisations across the UK.
If you would like more information about the Fundraising Regulator, or wish to refer a fundraising complaint to them, please go to www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk