Terms of use

By signing up to Canopy, you agree to these Terms of Use and the Canopy Privacy Policy.

In these terms, "We" are Tearfund, "You" are you. These terms of use are a binding agreement between Us and You.

Using Resources

All resources on Canopy are free to use and edit for your purposes. You may print and copy as many copies as you need.

You may not recreate or reproduce these resources on other sites without explicit and prior written permission from Tearfund and the author of the resource.

You may not sell any content sourced from this site.

You may share portions of any resource on external sites including social media but reproduction of whole content is prohibited.

Images on the site may be sourced from a number of sources including licensed sources. Permission must be sought prior to use of images unless expressed otherwise.

Writing Resources

All published resources are available under the Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons Licence. This licence allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms. This licence is enforced as soon as a resource is published.

This license also applies to each element within resources. Entire modules may be lifted from one resource and used in another.

The right to edit and delete resources remains with you.

By publishing your resource, you agree to others being able to discover, read and customise them.

We reserve the right to unpublish, edit or delete resource deemed unsuitable for Canopy. In places where these terms have been violated, we may do this without warning.

You may write sessions on any topic or theme you desire.

We aim to keep a level of quality on this site. Please consider what you publish, we hold the right to amend resources to improve them, such as correcting spelling and grammar.

From time to time, we may identify excellent resources and promote them to the wider Canopy community without your permission.

Your data

We store data you provide in line with the Privacy Policy.


The Canopy brand, website design and code are all copyright property of Tearfund. Registered Charity No.265464 (England & Wales) No.SC037624 (Scotland).

You may use the Canopy logo on your own material or sites, explicitly where it relates to this product. Any other use will be asked to be removed.

Code associated with the Canopy website is property of Tearfund and reproduction is expressly prohibited.

Language and explicit content

We will not tolerate any explicit content or swearing. Any reference of or to these things including in personal details will be removed without warning.

We may change these terms at any time

We reserve the right to amend these terms of use at any time, we will contact you in the event of any change of these terms.

We may change these services at any time

Canopy will change as time goes on. New features will be added and others improved. We reserve this right as well the right to remove features that in the current version.