The terms

These terms form part of an agreement between you, the end user, and us, (Commonwealth Sport, as defined below), which sets out the rules for using our Website (our Website) and the conditions under which you may access any information, documentation, products, services and advertisements (Material) available through the Website.

About Commonwealth Sport is a Website operated by Commonwealth Games Federation (”We” “Us” and “the CGF”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 10449637 and have our registered office at 55-58 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5JH. To contact us, please email

By using our Website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our Website.

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

You will indemnify and defend us against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, as a result of your breach of these terms and conditions or any use of the Website or any Material on it.

Additional terms

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our Website:

Our Privacy Policy. See more details relating to how we may use your personal information

Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our Website.


Unless otherwise indicated, all of the content featured or displayed on this Website, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, data, photographic images, moving images, sound, illustrations, software, and the selection and arrangement thereof, is owned by the CGF, its licensors, or its third-party image partners and all rights are reserved. All elements of the Website are protected by copyright, trade dress, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to the protection of intellectual property.


The CGF logo, and any other product or service name or slogan contained in the website are trademarks of the CGF, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of the CGF. The look and feel of the Website, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of the CGF and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Website are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by the CGF.

Use of the website

Except to the extent otherwise specifically indicated on the Website, you undertake and warrant to us:

  1. Not to use the Material for any unlawful purpose;
  2. Not to make any use of the Website so that the Website is interrupted, damaged or rendered less efficient, or the functionality of the Website is in any way impaired;
  3. Not to copy, reproduce, recompile, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, distribute, publish, display, perform, modify, upload to create derivative works from, transmit or in any other way exploit any part of the Website;
  4. Not to use the Website for the transmission or posting of any computer viruses or any Material which, in our sole opinion, is defamatory, offensive or of an obscene or menacing character, or in such a way as to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person;
  5. Not to use the Website in a manner which, in our sole opinion, amounts to a violation or infringement of the rights of any person, firm or company (including but not limited to rights of copyright, confidentiality or privacy);
  6. Not to use the Website to transmit any Material for the purposes of publicity, promotion and/or advertising on behalf of yourself or anyone else; and
  7. Should you have any right, claim or action against any other person arising out of the use of the Website, to pursue such right, claim or action independently of, and without recourse to, us.


Use of the material on the website

The CGF is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the Material published on it, including but not limited to, the Commonwealth Sport logo, all text, layout, graphics, video and audio Material and artwork. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Website.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any Materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the Materials you have made.

Information on this website

The content on our Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

Links from the website

Where our Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval or endorsement by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those Websites or resources. Once you have used these links to leave our Website, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the collection, protection and privacy of your personal information whilst you are visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by our privacy notice. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy notice applicable to the website in question.

Should you decide to contract with any such person or organisation, the contract will be directly between you and that other party. We will have no contractual involvement and will not be liable to you in contract or otherwise for any losses or damages that you suffer in relation to and as a result of products, information, Materials or services provided to you by any of these organisations.

Rules about linking to the website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our Website in or from any Website that is not owned by you.

Our Website must not be framed on any other Website, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The Website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these terms.

Website content and viruses

We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

Any Material which is downloadable is carefully checked for viruses before being uploaded on to the Website. However, we recommend that as an extra precaution you run your own virus check on any Material you download.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other Material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

Your personal information

The CGF will collect and process your Registration Data in accordance with its  Privacy Policy and applicable laws. In particular, any personal data submitted by the visitor to this Website will not be used for any direct marketing or unsolicited follow-up unless the CGF has previously informed the visitor of this possible use and the visitor has given the CGF his express permission.

Limitation of Liability

To the extent permitted by law, we hereby expressly refuse any liability for any loss or damage, howsoever arising, out of or in connection with your use of this Website or any Material on it. This includes, without limitation, direct or indirect loss, consequential loss or damage, loss of profit or goodwill, loss arising from inability to use, loss arising from any errors or omissions in the Website, in any Material on the Website, or in any third-party Website you may enter via this Website, which occur as a result of breach of contract, negligence, delict or other tort. This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.


These Terms shall be governed by English Law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.


Notwithstanding any of these Website Terms, the CGF reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to block your use of the Website.


Any waiver of any provision of the Website Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by the CGF. If any clause in these Website Terms is found to be unenforceable, wherever possible this will not affect any other clause and each will remain in full force and effect. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Changes to the website

We may update and change our Website from time to time.

Changes to the website terms

The CGF reserves the right to change any of the terms and conditions contained in the Website Terms or any policy or guideline of the Website, at any time and in its sole discretion. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes. We encourage you to review the Website Terms whenever you visit one of our websites.

Suspension or withdraw of the website

Our Website is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.