Terms and conditions

Meningitis Research Foundation and the Confederation of Meningitis Organisations (COMO)

Our websites (meningitis.org and comomeningitis.org) are owned and operated by Meningitis Research Foundation, whose registered office is Room 703, The Programme Building, The Pithay, Bristol BS1 2NB. CoMO is the member network of Meningitis Research Foundation, so these terms and conditions also apply to our CoMO website.  

Please read these terms and conditions to ensure that you understand and agree to them, as they contain the terms and conditions that you have agreed to whenever you use our websites.  


The purpose of our websites is to provide you with information related to meningitis and meningitis-related sepsis, to keep you informed on the movement to defeat meningitis, and how you can support and be part of our work.  


Meningitis, and meningitis-related sepsis, can kill in hours and require immediate medical attention. Information on our websites is for guidance only; it should never replace advice given by a qualified medical professional (e.g. a nurse or doctor). Meningitis Research Foundation cannot be liable for any action you may take, or fail to take, as a result of information contained on our websites (meningitis.org and comomeningitis.org). 


All content contained on our websites is copyright of Meningitis Research Foundation, unless otherwise stated, and shall remain the property of Meningitis Research Foundation.  

Information on this site can be distributed if the following terms are applied: 

  • Permission is obtained from Meningitis Research Foundation by e-mailing info@meningitis.org.  
  • Copyright is applied, with Meningitis Research Foundation fully credited and a link to our website source included. 
  • The information is used for non-commercial, informational purposes only.  


Meningitis Research Foundation is a charity that relies on public support to fund its vital work. Where funding and / or sponsorship is received, this is acknowledged. All Meningitis Research Foundation content is editorially independent and is never influenced by sponsors or funders. 

Links to external websites 

Our online content contain links to external websites. Meningitis Research Foundation is not responsible for the content of any external website accessed through our sites. If you decide to access these, you do so at your own risk. 


Your personal information will be used in accordance with our privacy policy.  


Please see our cookie policy for more information, including how to manage cookies on our websites. 


We may delete or update any information on our websites, add material or amend, alter, redesign or change anything at any time, without notice and without any liability to any person.