Olympic Games advertising: what you need to know

The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as the XXXI Olympic Games or the Summer Olympics, will be held in Rio de Janeiro from August 5th through to August 21st.

This Guideline is to remind you that there are a number of provisions of the Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987 to be mindful of, along with the Australian Consumer Law.

All rights to any and all Olympic properties, as well as all rights to their use belong exclusively to the IOC, including the use for any profit-making, commercial or advertising purposes. The IOC may licence all or part of its rights on terms and conditions set forth by the IOC Executive Board.

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