Terms of Use

The following terms of use apply to your dealings with Comic Relief, Inc. The Red Nose Day Fund is a program of Comic Relief, Inc. A registered 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization.

Welcome to rednoseday.org (the “Website”) which is operated by or for Comic Relief, Inc. (CRInc), a nonprofit Delaware corporation located at 488 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor, (between 51st & 52nd Streets), New York, New York 10022(“CRInc”, “we”, “our”, or “us”). CRInc is a charitable organization established to raise money and awareness to help combat poverty in the United States and throughout the world, particularly in the poorest countries in the world. We aim to use the power of entertainment to deliver social benefits to some of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people in the world. The Website is intended to enable visitors to the Website (“you” or “your”) to learn more about Red Nose Day and to make donations to The Red Nose Day Fund.

1. Use

Please read these terms of use (the “Agreement”) carefully before you start to use our Website, as these will apply to your use of the Website. By accessing the Website, you acknowledge and agree that you have read this Agreement, are at least eighteen (18) years of age and are not a minor in your state of residence, and wish to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement. If you are not at least eighteen (18) years of age, are a minor in your state of residence or do not wish to be bound by the Agreement, you are not authorized to use this Website. Additional terms and conditions may apply to certain portions of the Website, and your use of such portions of the Website indicate your agreement to such terms and conditions. CRInc reserves the right to modify the Agreement at any time. You agree to review the Agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications. You further agree that your continued use of the Website shall be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of any modified Agreement. We will indicate that changes to this Agreement have been made by updating the date indicated after “Last Modified” at the end of this Agreement. If you do not agree to abide by any modified version of this Agreement, you are not authorized to use this Website. A current version of the Agreement is accessible via the footer of the Website homepage.

2. Donations

2.1 Tax Exempt Status. The Red Nose Day Fund is a program of Comic Relief, Inc. Comic Relief, Inc. is a public charity recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to CRInc are tax deductible to the extent provided by U.S. law.

2.2 Donations. The Website enables you to make a donation to us by using your credit card. If you elect to make a donation through the Website, you will be asked by Comic Relief, Inc. or an authorized third party on CRInc’s behalf to supply certain information, including without limitation, your full name, email address and credit card information. You agree to provide us or such third party with accurate, complete and current information at all times. You further agree that you are responsible for all donations made using your credit card, and that CRInc shall not be liable for any loss that results from the unauthorized use of your credit card, either with or without your knowledge.

2.3 Foreign Currency. While we do not actively solicit funds outside of the U.S., users from several countries outside of the U.S. will be able to make donations to CRInc through the Website. All donations will be processed in U.S. Dollars, but debited in the user’s local currency, based on exchange rates used by our merchant bank provider at the time the payment is processed.

2.4 Refunds: If you wish to donate to The Red Nose Day Fund or sponsor anyone raising money for Red Nose Day. 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.

3. Copyright

All content contained on the Website, including but not limited to video, clips, photographs, text, graphics, logos, icons, images and software (collectively, “Content”), is the property of CRInc, any affiliates and/or their respective licensors and is protected by U.S. and/or international copyright laws. Any reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance of the Content contained on the Website is strictly prohibited, however, you may print copies of any Content or portion thereof contained on the Website for your personal use only. If you use material appearing on the Website contrary to that set forth in the Agreement, you may be liable for infringement, misappropriation or other causes of action to the fullest extent of the law.

4. Trademarks

Unless otherwise indicated, all names, graphics, designs, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, commercial markings, trade dress, and service names included in the Website are trademarks of CRInc or its licensors or suppliers (collectively, the “Trademarks”) and are protected by the trademark laws of the United States and other jurisdictions. You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, distribute, modify or post any Trademarks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to or distribution of materials on the Website, without our prior written consent. The Trademarks may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion, or in any manner that disparages or discredits us.

5. Links

CRInc and/or third parties may provide links to other websites of possible interest to you. Because we have no control over such websites, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such websites and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, services, products, or other materials on or available from such websites. You also acknowledge and agree that CRInc shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, advertising, services, products, or other materials on or available from such websites. All such websites shall be subject to the policies and procedures of the owner of such websites.

6. Disclaimer of Warranties

6.1 You acknowledge and agree that your use of the website is at your sole risk. CRInc does not make any representation or warranty (i) as to the accuracy, correctness, completeness or usefulness of any content appearing on the website and is not responsible for any errors or omissions in any content appearing on the website, or (ii) generally for the accuracy, reliability, or quality of any content appearing on the website. CRInc is not responsible for any failures, delays or interruptions of the website. The website is provided to you “as is” and CRInc makes no representation or warranty of any kind to you, either express or implied. Specifically, CRInc disclaims any implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose.

6.2 You acknowledge and agree that under no circumstances will CRInc be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on content obtained through the website or caused by your conduct. CRInc does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the website, and the operation of the website may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control.

7. Limitation of Liability

7.1 In no event shall CRInc be liable for indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, arising out of or in connection with your use of the website, including without limitation for lost profits or business, or anticipated lost profits or business, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. CRInc or any affiliates aggregate liability to you or any third party in any circumstance arising out of or related to the website or this agreement is limited to $1,000.

7.2 Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations in sections 6 or 7 hereof may not apply to you.

8.  Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold CRInc harmless from any claim, expense or demand, including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this Agreement, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party. 

9. Commercial

Use You acknowledge and agree that the Website may not be used by you directly or indirectly in connection with any commercial endeavors. 

10. Privacy

CRInc is committed to safeguarding your privacy. The terms regulating the handling of personally identifiable and other information in connection with the Website is described in our Privacy Policy. 

11. Governing Law, Arbitration, and Class Action

You acknowledge and agree that this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York, excluding conflict of laws provisions thereof that would indicate the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction. Subject to the arbitration provision below, you hereby submit to exclusive jurisdiction in the federal and state courts of New York. You agree to receive service of process through certified mail or by other means sanctioned by law, and you expressly waive any claim of improper venue and any claim that such courts are an inconvenient forum. Arbitration YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THIS WAIVES YOUR RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY. You agree to first submit any claim hereunder to arbitration under the American Arbitration Association in New York with one arbitrator in English. To the extent allowable by the rules, you may participate by phone or submission of electronic or physical documents. Each party shall bear the costs of arbitration equally. If the arbitrator determines that dividing costs is an unfair burden on you, CRInc shall pay your portion of the arbitration fees, but not your attorneys’ fees. No Class Action You agree to bring any claim hereunder as an individual and not part of any group or class.

12. General

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. You agree that this Agreement may be automatically assigned by CRInc, in its sole discretion, to a third party. Section headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This Agreement, along with any other terms and conditions regulating use of the Website, sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof. The provisions of this Agreement and any ancillary terms and conditions will survive termination or expiration to the extent necessary to carry out the intentions of the parties.

13. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Website, or if you wish to change or remove any Personal Information provided to us, please contact us by e-mail at contact@rednoseday.org or write to us at: Comic Relief Inc, 488 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor, (between 51st & 52nd Streets), New York, New York 10022.


PayPal 1% Donation Match for Red Nose Day Campaign Terms and Conditions

Make a donation to The Red Nose Day Fund, a program of Comic Relief Inc. registered 501c3, Tax #(EIN) 01-0885377, using PayPal starting April 2, 2018 through May 30, 2018 and we’ll match 1% of every donation made (“Offer”). In order to receive this Offer you must: a) have a U.S. PayPal account in good standing, and b) complete a donation on the Red Nose Day website using your PayPal account no later than May 30, 2018 at 11:59:59 PDT.

The following transactions are excluded from this Offer: any donation made when you are not logged into your PayPal account, including PayPal Cash card/PayPal Cash Mastercard®, PayPal Cashback Mastercard®, PayPal Prepaid Mastercard®, PayPal Business Debit Mastercard®, and PayPal Extras MasterCard® payments not made through your PayPal account.

Your contribution may be tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please consult your tax advisor to understand your specific circumstances. No goods or services will be provided in exchange for your donation.  PayPal reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify part or this entire Offer at any time without notice, for any reason in their sole discretion.

Last updated: April 2018