Privacy & Legal
The CODE® logo design is a registered trademark of Code.org. You may not use the Code.org trademarked logo or other Code.org brand assets without explicit written permission from Code.org. To request permission to use Code.org’s logo or any other brand assets, send an email to email@example.com with a description of intended usage and accompanying copy. For visual assets, you will be asked to submit a draft of how the asset will be incorporated.
With express permission from Code.org, you may use our brand assets within the approved scope in accordance to the following rules outlining allowed and prohibited usage. Code.org may require you to stop using our brand assets if we believe that your use falls outside these rules or the scope of any permission we give you.
If you already have a written agreement with Code.org that includes the use of our brand assets, you do not need to submit a request for the rights you already have under that agreement.
With express permission from Code.org, you may use the Code.org logo and other brand assets solely in reference to Code.org in an approved and relevant context.
Example of allowable use: Placing the Code.org logo on a web page that lists education nonprofits or online computer science learning resources.
Example of allowable use: Placing the Code.org logo and a headshot on a web page or program at a conference where a Code.org staff member is speaking.
Example of prohibited use: Placing the Code.org logo on a website about coding that does not reference Code.org.
Code.org brand assets must be used as provided by Code.org with no modifications. Do not remove, distort, or alter any element of the brand assets or change any colors.
Example of prohibited use: Creating and using a version of the Code.org logo in red.
Do not incorporate Code.org brand assets into your own logo, brand assets, or the like.
Example of prohibited use: Creating a logo stacking your own logo on Code.org’s.
Do not use any confusingly similar approximations of Code.org brand assets or use Code.org brand assets in a manner that might create confusion about who owns them.
Do not attempt to obtain ownership rights in our brand assets, or, whether by trademark registration, domain name registration (including second-level domain names), or otherwise. Do not copy or imitate Code.org website design, distinctive color combination, style, graphic designs, or imagery.*
Example of prohibited use: Using the Code.org logo graphic with a different four letter name.
Do not use Code.org logo brand assets in a manner that implies that Code.org is the source of your products or service. Do not link the Code.org logo to any site outside of the Code.org domain.
Example of prohibited use: Placing the Code.org logo next to your product name.
Example of prohibited use: Naming your event “Code.org Activities Summit.”
Do not display Code.org brand assets in any manner that overstates your relationship with Code.org.
Do not use Code.org brand assets in a manner that implies Code.org endorses or authorizes your content, organization, services, or products unless you have explicit written permission from Code.org to do so. Do not use Code.org brand assets in a manner that implies a partnership without a formal partnership agreement in place or express written permission. We suggest that you include a disclaimer of association or endorsement where appropriate. (E.g. “Code.org is not associated with, nor does it endorse or sponsor this [website/product/event/content/etc].”)
If you're an official Code.org partner (such as a school district, or a tutorial partner), you may reproduce the "In partnership with Code.org" logo using the guidelines and media files in this ZIP file. Code.org® and any version of CODE logo may not be used without the explicit permission of Code.org, and only according to the approved logo guidelines.
Example of prohibited use: Placing the Code.org logo on a web page that is entitled “Endorsed by” or “Partners.”
Do not display Code.org brand assets in a manner that makes them the most distinctive or prominent feature on your web page, printed material, or other content without express written permission from Code.org to do so.
Example of prohibited use: Organizing an event where there is very little presence of your organization’s brand in the signage, but a huge Code.org logo banner.
Do not display Code.org brand assets in a manner that is misleading, unfair, defamatory, infringing, libelous, disparaging, obscene, or otherwise objectionable to Code.org.
Do not display Code.org brand assets on any website, printed material, product, or other form of content that contains, displays, or promotes pornography or similar adult content, gambling, the sale of tobacco, alcohol, or firearms. Do not display Code.org brand assets on websites or materials whose content violates the law.
Do not display Code.org brand assets on physical or commercial goods without express permission from Code.org to do so, even if they are not for sale.
Example of prohibited use: Printing t-shirts with the Code.org logo.
Where appropriate, include an attribution statement in your trademark and copyright notices when using our trademarks. (E.g. “The CODE® logo design is a registered trademark of Code.org.”)