This policy governs all pages hosted at

Downright Discrimination NZ are not liable for pages hosted by other organisations to which we may link and whose privacy policies may differ. We may update this policy from time to time to reflect changes to our work and on the website.

For more information about how Downright Discrimination NZ processes personal data, please see our privacy policy.

Use of this site is made available by Downright Discrimination NZ subject to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please do not access and/or use

1. About us

We are Downright Discrimination NZ.

2. Application of these terms

These Terms govern your use of the Sites. You can print off these Terms, or store them on your computer, for future reference. Please read them carefully. If you do not wish to accept these Terms, then please do not use the Sites.

3. Definitions

In these Terms, certain defined expressions are used, which will appear in bold. See clause 18 below for an explanation of these.

4. Description of the service

The Service is designed to provide information on and encourage participation in Downright Discrimination NZ’s campaign.

5. Eligibility

The Sites are aimed at people who are aged 12 years old and over. If you are aged 12 to 17, we advise you to inform your parent or legal guardian that you are registering on and/or using the Sites.

6. Adding your support

6.1 It is possible to add your support to the campaign.

6.2 Adding your support is free of charge.

6.3 By adding your support on this campaign, you confirm that:

6.3.1 you will abide by and agree to these Terms; and

6.4 If you do not accept these Terms where you are requested to do so, you will not be permitted to add your support.

7. Your account

7.1 In the course of registering, you will be asked for certain personal information so that you can add your support.

7.2 You may correct any input errors in the personal information supplied by contacting

8. General rules on your use of the service

8.1 You must not:

8.1.1 reproduce in any way any information and/or material appearing on the Sites which infringes the Intellectual Property of anyone else;

8.1.2 copy, in whole or in part, any of the information on the Sites (including any information contained in other Users’ Profiles) except as permitted by these Terms;

8.1.3 permit or create unauthorised framing of, or deep linking to, the Sites from another website under your management or control;

8.1.4 copy, adapt, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile any of the software underlying the Sites; or

8.1.5 create or maintain any unauthorised connection to any of the Sites.

9. Links to third parties’ sites

9.1 We may provide links to other websites. Selecting any of these links will direct you to a website that may not be related in any way to us.  We take no responsibility for the content contained on any such website. Any link to such other websites does not imply an endorsement or recommendation of the website, its products or services.

9.2 Before supplying any personal information to any other website, we recommend that you check the website’s Privacy Policy. We do not accept responsibility for the protection of any data supplied to other websites.

10. Emailing your MP

10.1 You can email your MP using the Downright Discrimination website.

10.2 By selecting send on the email MP tool, you agree to Downright Discrimination NZ sending your message, my name, address and email address to my MPs. I understand my data may be retained for monitoring purposes.

11. Liability

12.1 We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law, all liability for any loss (including loss of profit, business, contracts or goodwill) incurred by you as a result of your use of or inability to use the Service or any of the Sites, or your reliance on information within the Sites.

12.2 We do not seek to exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, or for fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability which may not be excluded by law.

12.3 We shall not have any liability to you for any delay in performance of the Service or any other matters to the extent that such events or matters are due to any events outside our reasonable control.

12.4 We will have no liability arising from any link being placed on the Sites to another website which we are not responsible for.

12.5 The site is accessed via the World Wide Web, which is independent of us.  Your use of the World Wide Web is solely at your own risk and subject to all applicable national and international laws and regulations.  We do not represent that the site is appropriate or available for use in any jurisdiction other than New Zealand.  We shall have no responsibility for any information or service obtained by you on the World Wide Web.

12.6 If you breach any of these Terms, you will be responsible for our losses and costs resulting from your breach.

13. Availability of the service

13.1 The Service is provided as it is in its current form. While we use reasonable skill and care in providing the Service, we do not guarantee that the Sites or the Service or any part of it will meet your requirements or expectations.

13.2 We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the information and material provided on the Sites is accurate and up-to-date, however errors or conflicts in the data may occur, and may not be correctable.

13.3 We reserve the right to interrupt the Service on a regularly scheduled basis or otherwise, with or without giving prior notice, in order to perform maintenance.  However, we will use reasonable efforts to schedule maintenance during low-usage times of day.

13.4 You acknowledge that the Service may be interrupted for reasons beyond our control, and we cannot guarantee that you will be able to access the Service or your Account whenever you may wish to do so.  We will not be liable for any interruptions to the Service, or any inability to access any of the Sites, resulting from any causes beyond our reasonable control, such as the quality of your Internet connection or the operation of payment systems on the Sites.   

13.5 You are responsible for obtaining Internet access to the Sites from where you are in order to use Service.  We cannot be held responsible for your failure to access the Sites or use the Service from any location or browser.  Any access fees incurred in reaching the Sites (e.g. internet charges) and any equipment necessary to access the Service are your responsibility.   

14. General

15.1 These Terms are governed by New Zealand law, and you and we agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand Courts.

15.2 We will be entitled to process your personal data in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy

15.3 We may make changes to these Terms from time to time, and place the new version on the Sites before the change takes effect.  We will also mention any intended change to this on the Sites’ home page. Your continued use of any of the Sites after a new version of these Terms has been placed on the Sites will constitute your acceptance of such changes. If you do not agree to any changes to these Terms, your only remedy is to terminate your registration and cease using the Sites.   

16. Complaints and customer care

16.1 If you would like to make a complaint about the Content of any of the Sites please write to us using the contact form available on the Site, email us at

16.2 If you are unhappy with any aspect of the Service, please please write to us using the contact form available on the Site, email us at

17. Definitions

In these Terms and Conditions, the following definitions are used:

17.1 ‘Content’: any content or material (including text, logos, graphics, sound recordings, films, images, links to other websites);

17.2 ‘Donation’: any donation of money which you wish to make to us in respect of the campaign or otherwise;

17.3 ‘Intellectual Property’: any patent, copyright (including so-called ‘moral rights’), trade mark, design right, database or similar right anywhere in the world;

17.4 ‘User’: a person who has registered for the Service on any of the Sites;

17.5 ‘Profile’: the section of the Sites in which you Post information about yourself;

17.6 ‘Service’: the service provided to you on the Sites;

17.7 ‘Sites’: the websites owned and controlled by us and located at and ‘Site’ shall mean any one of the Sites;

17.8 ‘these Terms’: these terms and conditions governing your use of the Sites;

17.12 ‘we, us, our/Downright Discrimination NZ’: and

17.13 ‘you’, ‘your’: the person who wishes to use the Sites and/or register on the Sites