FAQs / Privacy Policy

Your privacy

This policy describes how Wellington 2011 Incorporated, the organising body for the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames and responsible for wellingtonoutgames.com, protects your privacy. This policy is based on the laws of New Zealand

Our commitment to your privacy
We respect your right to privacy and your right to view and update your personal information which we hold about you. We are committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our site or contact us in any way.

Free services
You may visit the free parts of our site without identifying yourself in any way.

Your personal information
To become a registered participant in the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames; to subscribe to email newsletters or to contact us, you will need to provide us with certain personal information, including

  • Your name;
  • Your email address
  • Your credit card number, type (Visa, etc), the name on your card, and the expiry date;
  • Your residential or postal address;
  • Your contact telephone number(s) and email address
  • Date of birth
  • Medical conditions we need to be aware of
  • Special assistance requirements
  • Gender
  • Credit card details

(collectively, "your personal information").

Collecting your personal information
We collect and use personal information about you to:

  • Understand your needs and provide the services offered to you on our site;
  • Design, maintain, manage, improve, market, and provide products and services on our site;
  • Organise contests or other promotional activities;
  • Register participants to the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames, Wellington;
  • Register volunteers, local hosts, media, officials;
  • Provide you with information about the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames, Wellington, its products, programs and promotions, to receive one of our email newsletters; or contact us;
  • Administer your participation at the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames efficiently
  • Conduct market research surveys;
  • Protect the rights or property of Wellingtonoutgames.com, Wellington 2011 Inc, or any 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames registered participant.

Changing your personal information
You have the right to view and change any personal information we hold about you at any time.

Registered 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames participants can do this on the Login tab of the Registration page on the Site by entering their user and password and going to the "My Profile" tab.

Alternatively, you may contact .

No disclosure
We will not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third party unless:

  • We need to do so in the organisation of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames;
  • We need to provide you with the content, service or features you have requested;
  • We are completing financial transactions with our bank;
  • We are required to do so by the licensing body, the Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association Asia Pacific (GLISA-AP) for the purposes of promoting future Outgames and for promoting future events of GLISA-AP's member associations;
  • We need to do so to protect the rights or property of WellingtonOutgames.com, Wellington 2011 Inc, or any 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames registered participant;
  • We are required to do so by law.

Collecting site usage information
We monitor site usage by analysing aggregated user information. This helps us improve the site to give you the information, services and features you want. This information is aggregated and does not identify you individually.

We do monitor the number of successful logins on each Participant account. This allows us to identify potential abuse or unauthorised use of the Site.

WellingtonOutgames.com uses "cookies" to improve your use of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames services.

Contacting you
If you have enquired about the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames or purchased a service provided by Wellington 2011, we may contact you to:

  • Clarify details about your purchase decisions;
  • Advise you of changes to our services or new products or promotions;
  • Respond to any enquiries you make; or
  • Provide any information necessary for the operation and security of our Site.

Email newsletters
All who receive our newsletter can 'opt-in' to receive this and our other email newsletters.

You may choose to remove yourself from any email newsletter group, by following the "personal links" prompt at the bottom of each email.

Links to other websites
Wellingtonoutgames.com provides links to other websites when we consider you may be interested in the content on those sites. We do not necessarily endorse those sites or their content and we have no control over the conduct of the companies or organisations operating those sites.

Before you disclose any personal information to another site, we advise you to check its terms and conditions, including its privacy and security policies.

Privacy complaints
Wellington 2011 is committed to dealing quickly and appropriately with any complaint you make about your privacy.

If you are concerned that this Privacy Policy may have been breached or your privacy has been violated, please email us immediately . Please include your email address or a daytime telephone number where we can contact you.

More information
For more information on privacy see the The Privacy Commissioner's Website

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