Terms & Conditions


This is the official site of the Stichting Out & Proud. Any reference to 'we', 'us' or 'our' in these terms of use is a reference to the Stichting Out & Proud. These terms of use constitute an agreement between you, the website user, ('you', 'your') and us. You must not access or use this website unless you accept all of these terms of use. By accessing and using this website you are agreeing that you have read, understood and accepted these terms of use, and that you agree to be bound by them. Each page on this website must be read in conjunction with these Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy.


We reserve the right to change, delete, add to, suspend, or otherwise amend this website or any information contained on this website at any time without notice. We reserve the right to change these terms of use from time to time by publishing the changed terms on this website. You should review these terms of use periodically to be aware of such changes. By continuing to access or use this website following such publication you accept the revised terms of use.

Use of the website

You agree not to use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or to engage in any conduct that may impair or cause damage to the operation of this website whether by way of a virus, corrupted file or through any other means. Furthermore, except as expressly permitted in our Copyright Statement, you agree not to alter, modify, reproduce, transmit or otherwise deal with the content, software, text, graphics, layout or design of this website without our prior written approval in each case.

Trade marks

The name Stichting Out & Proud and all trade marks appearing on this website belong to us or our affiliates. You must not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce those trade marks for any reason without our prior written permission in each case.

Hyperlinks and third party websites

This website may provide links to Internet sites maintained by third parties for your convenience. Such linked sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for their content. We do not endorse the information, content, presentation, or accuracy of such websites, nor do we make any warranty, express or implied, regarding them. We will not be liable for any damages or loss arising in any way out of or in connection with or incidental to any information or service provided by any third party.


The information available on this website is intended to provide general information to the public and all reasonable measures have been taken to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information available on this website. However, we do not give any warranty or other assurance as to the content of material appearing on this website, or as to its accuracy, operation, quality, functionality, completeness, timeliness or suitability for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that if you rely on this website or any materials available through this website, you do so solely at your own risk.

This website may contain stories supplied by individuals or their family. We do not endorse the information, content, or accuracy of these stories, nor do we make any warranty, express or implied, regarding these stories – these need to be taken in the context of personal experience only.

Although we endeavour to prevent the introduction of viruses or other malicious code (together, 'malicious code') to this website, we do not guarantee that this website, or any data available from it, does not contain malicious code. We will not be liable for any damages or harm attributable to malicious code. You are responsible for ensuring that the way in which you access this website does not expose your computer system to the risk of interference or damage from malicious code.

We make no assurance or representation, express or implied, as to continuity of service and we reserve the right to suspend, terminate or otherwise alter access to some or all of the site's services at any time and without notice.


If you give us feedback about this website or our products or services, we may use that feedback for the purpose of improving our website or services (and for any other purpose we deem necessary or desirable) without being obliged to make any payment or reward to you. If you do send us unsolicited ideas

  • they will be deemed to be non-confidential; and
  • we will not need to provide any acknowledgement of their source.

Limitation of liability

To the full extent permissible at law, we disclaim all responsibility for any damages or losses whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise from the use of, or inability to use, this website or any material appearing on this website, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this website or any such material.

Information provided by you

If you have registered with us as a supporter, sponsor or advertiser and unless you indicated on the form you did not wish to receive information from us, being on our database means you will be eligible to receive information from sponsors about events and special offers from time to time. Any information provided by you will be used only for communicating with you and will be held in a secure database.

Automated data collection

When you visit this website, we may use automated tools (such as cookies, sessions, and usage monitoring software) to collect certain information regarding visitors to our website including (without limitation):

  • your internet protocol address
  • what website you came from to get here
  • the day, date and time of your visit
  • how long you stay for
  • what pages you visited, and
  • what kind of computer and browser you are using.

We collect and log this information for statistical purposes. This information will be used in aggregate form to analyse how this website is being used. This data will not be used to identify individuals or any personal information.

This website uses cookies and sessions to track data and record information about visitor behaviour. A cookie is a piece of code that creates a file on your computer to track the pages that you view on our website. This information is collected so that we may provide you with a better website resource. The aggregate data is collected and used to create content reports that will help us understand which parts of our website are performing well and which pages are most popular so we can focus on the areas important to you.

You may turn off cookies at any time. Most browsers have a feature that allows the user to refuse cookies or issues a warning when cookies are being sent - check your browser's "Help". Turning off cookies will not affect your ability to use this website. If you have any questions, please email us.

You may browse and access this website without providing any personal information. You may voluntarily provide personal information to us (e.g. through email feedback, or by requesting to be notified when new material is published). We will only use and disclose your personal information to communicate with you, provide services to you, and otherwise in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993. We will endeavour to keep such information secure. You consent to receiving electronic messages and information sent by us (or on our behalf) for any purposes described in this privacy policy.

Changes to our Terms & Conditions

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy from time to time by publishing the revised privacy policy on our website. Please check this privacy policy regularly for modifications and updates. If you continue to use this website or if you provide any personal information after we post changes to this privacy policy, this is deemed to be your acceptance of any such changes.

Third party websites

This website contains hyperlinks to websites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for the manner in which those websites collect, store, use, and distribute any personal information you provide. When you visit third party websites from hyperlinks displayed on this website, we encourage you to review the privacy statements of those websites so that you can understand how the personal information you provide may be collected, stored, used and distributed.

Concerns or feedback

If you wish to request access to, or correction of, any personal information held by us or you have concerns about the personal information we hold, please email our privacy team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.