Privacy Policy

Statement Of Intent

When you supply any personal information to Comic Relief, we have legal obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 in the way we deal with that information. In particular, we must:

  • collect the information fairly
  • let you know how we will use it
  • keep the information secure

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Whenever you provide personal information we will treat your information in accordance with this privacy policy, and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Information We May Collect From You

When you contact us, or interact with us in any other way, Comic Relief may sometimes receive personal information about you, such as your:

  • name
  • email address
  • postal address
  • telephone number

When you visit our site, we also sometimes use cookies, and collect information about your visit. For more details, please see the ‘Cookies’ and ‘How We Use Your Information’ sections below.

How We Use Your Information

We use your information in a number of ways, such as:

  • directing you to sections of the Website we consider most appropriate to your situation
  • analysing your use of the Website (e.g. time of any initial use, frequency of use, purpose of use)
  • contacting you to conduct a user survey
  • responding to correspondence you have sent to us

We will not contact you for marketing purposes.

Disclosure Of Your Information

We will keep your personal information confidential, and will not supply it to any third party without your consent, unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so.

We sometimes use third parties to process your information on our behalf (for example, to analyse data). However, we require them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own business purposes.

Some of our service providers may be located outside Europe, such as the U.S. or Canada, and by providing personal information to us, you consent to your information being processed on our behalf in these countries.

By providing personal information to us, you consent that we may transfer your information within Comic Relief’s group of companies, and that your personal information may be transferred to a third party in the event of a reorganisation or merger of Comic Relief.

Third Party Websites

Our website may contain links to third party websites. This policy only applies to this site, so if you follow a link to a third party site, please make sure you read the privacy policy on that site. We do not accept any responsibility for third party sites.

Who We Are

This website is owned and operated by Comic Relief of 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP, UK.

Comic Relief is the operating name of Charity Projects, 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. Comic Relief Limited is a subsidiary of Charity Projects and a limited company registered in England with number 1967154. Our registered offices are Hanover House, 14 Hanover Square, London W1S 1HP. Our VAT number is 773865187.

Any changes we make to this privacy policy will be posted on this page, so please check back from time to time.

Last updated: June 2014