You are reading World Outgames Antwerpen 2013 vzw’ policy on the protection of personal information (the "Confidentiality Policy").
This policy is based on the laws of Belgium.
Important: by using this site, you agree to the collection and use of your personal information by worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 in accordance with the terms of this policy and the applicable Law. Please take the time to read this document.
worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 may modify this Confidentiality Policy to adapt to any new technological or legal environment, or simply to adjust to changes made to our site. All updates to our Confidentiality Policy will be posted on this page. By continuing to use this site after we post any changes you are consenting to our use of your information as provided in the modified policy.
This Confidentiality Policy will inform you about the way the personal information you give us will be used, processed and communicated.
worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 respects your privacy and seeks to protect your personal Information.
Personal information identifies you as a physical person: name, postal address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, date of birth etc.
There is also other identification information, which is generated by your computer and may identify your computer. We automatically collect this information when you visit the site. This information allows worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 to evaluate the number of people visiting our site for statistics purposes only and does not allow us to identify you.
To understand your needs and provide the services offered to you on our site;
To design, maintain, manage, improve, market, and provide products and services on our site;
To organize contests or other promotional activities;
To register participants to the worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013;
To register volunteers, local hosts, media, officials;
To provide you with information about worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013, its products, programs and promotions.
To register for the worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013, you must provide your name, e-mail address, postal code, password, and other information that we may request. This information remains with worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 ; it is not given to any third parties, unless as otherwise provided for in the present Confidentiality Policy.
In this way, you personally identify yourself when you visit the registration, by becoming a registered participant or by using some of its services, and when you participate in promotions and contests of worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013, YOU AGREE TO PROVIDE US WITH THIS INFORMATION VOLUNTARILY.
When you visit certain pages of our site, our servers send you cookies. Our servers also record your IP address (IP stands for Internet Protocol, a number that locates you in cyberspace) and the web pages you have visited. This electronic Personal Information is transmitted to us automatically.
What is a cookie? A cookie is a small file transmitted by the site's server to your browser. This file is saved, for a limited period of time, on your computer's hard drive. To learn more about cookies, check the frequently asked questions (FAQ) section of the Cookie Central site in English.
Cookies allow us to retain important information: the date of your last visit to the site, the pages you visualize, the files you download, the type of browser you use (Microsoft Explorer, Mozilla, Safari...). Basically, cookies help us determine the number of people who visit our site their origin and the frequency of these visits. They also allow us to personalize advertising content, respond to your requests regarding products and services, and keep you informed about new products. This way, we can improve our site and its services.
You can configure your browser in three ways:
so that it accepts all cookies without alerting you;
so that it asks you to accept each cookie, one by one;
or so, that it systematically refuses all cookies.
Generally speaking, this function appears in the Internet options menu of the browser program, but this varies depending on the type and version of the program. To learn more about managing cookies based on different versions of the most popular browsers, use your program's help menu.
Currently, worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 does not collect personal information using web bugs or codes that are part of some Internet pages that allow surfers' "tracks" to be followed. worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 may use this technology in the future, in which case, you will be duly informed by an amendment to the Confidentiality Policy.
worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 uses personal information collected through its site to respond to your requests for certain services (for example registration) and to send you specific information about worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013.
Your IP address and your e-mail address can be used for various purposes, including:
to estimate the number of web surfers in certain countries or regions of the world that visit www.woga2013.org;
to fix Internet service problems pointed out by our users or by our information technologies supervisors;
to send you information and updates about activities, privileges, promotional offers, products and services offered by worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013, its partners or its sponsors.
The site contains content provided by companies and organizations that are unrelated and independent from worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013. These companies and organizations have personal information protection policies that may differ from those of worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013.
If you use or purchase products or services from these companies and organizations, worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 is NOT responsible for the protection of your personal information.
worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 saves Personal Information only during the period when it is necessary or useful, or as per the requirements of AN ACT RESPECTING THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR. worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 has established conservation and destruction measures for Personal Information that is no longer necessary or required by law.
Your Personal Information will not be shared with anyone without your consent, save the following exceptions:
All organizations or entities controlled by worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013, or that control worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013
To satisfy regulatory or legal requirements;
Our affiliated organizations and entities, if the personal information could serve to improve the quality of the services they offer;
The EGLSF European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation; in the promotion of it's activities;
If your behaviour on our site violates our User Conditions.
Your information is managed by worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013. You may contact us at any time, by mail, by telephone, or by using the Contact Us section of the site. A representative may contact you to verify and correct, if necessary, the personal information you have provided.
Our personal information protection policy is subject to the site's User Conditions.
The site's Confidentiality Policy applies only to information collected or submitted on this site. The site contains links to certain external sites which are hosted by third party providers or other third parties and which are not subject to this Confidentiality Policy.
Some of those external sites may have an interface that may appear similar to that used by worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013. Those external sites may send cookies to you and solicit or collect information from you. When you submit information to those external sites, you are subject to the policies of the external sites and their hosts. We encourage you to read the policies of each external sites that collects personal information.
We take measures to protect your information. All of your information is restricted in our offices. Only worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 staff who need the information to perform a specific task are granted access to your Personal Information. Furthermore, the servers on which we store Personal Information are kept in a secure facility. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 control. The secure server software (SSL) is considered by worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 as the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions.
We remind you that you are subject to our providers' policies when you are on our providers' websites. worldOutgames Antwerpen 2013 will not provide notice of changes of any of our providers' policies; we encourage you to review those policies regularly.
We may disclose your personal information when we believe in good faith, that such disclosure is necessary to identify, contact in view of a legal action or bring such legal action against someone who may be causing prejudice to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, or the rights or property of our users. We may also disclose your information when we believe in good faith that the law requires such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies, authorities and organisations, for fraud protection purposes.
If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact:
World Outgames Antwerpen 2013 vzw correspondence address:
Frankrijklei 33 (bus 9)
Telephone/Fax: + 32 3337 87 50