Terms of Use of the Sphere Project logo

The Sphere Project logo may be used to identify products and activities related and associated to the Sphere Handbook and developed by the Sphere community, which means organizations and individuals committed to Sphere principles and standards.

By downloading and using the Sphere Project logo, you agree to the following:

  • The Sphere Project, through the International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) which is acting as host agency of the Sphere Project office, hereby grants you the limited right to use the Sphere Project logo (the logo) solely to identify products and activities related and associated to the Sphere Handbook and developed by the Sphere community, i.e. the organizations and individual committed to Sphere principles and standards;
  • The use of the logo is not granted exclusively to you, and the Sphere Project, through ICVA, is free to grant such use to any other party, as it determines fit to do so;
  • The logo shall not be reproduced alone on the cover of publications in any forms, whether in print or electronic versions, websites and other products (please consult the Sphere Project office in case of doubt);
  • The logo shall never be used as a means to suggest the Sphere Project endorses your policies, products or services. Where deemed necessary the Sphere Project, through ICVA, may request you to include the following clause: "The Sphere logo is used with the permission of the Sphere Project. However, use of the Sphere Project logo in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, by neither the Sphere Project nor ICVA of this [brand/product]." (please consult the Sphere Project office in case of doubt);
  • The logo shall not be used for commercial purposes nor be displayed on items designated for sale without prior and written agreement by the Sphere Project office;
  • The logo shall not be displayed on business cards, letterheads and personal websites;
  • You shall not use the logo in any other way or sub-license the right to use or reproduce the logo to any other person, firm or corporation;
  • The Sphere Project may, through ICVA, at its own discretion, require you to cease immediately any use of the logo;
  • In case of any violation of this Terms of Use the Sphere Project, through ICVA, reserves the right to take immediate legal action.