Terms and Conditions

This is a legal agreement between you and gay.co.nz ("the Service"). Please read the Agreement carefully before registering for any gay.co.nz services. By registering, you become a member of the Service, and you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement for as long as you continue to be a member. If you do not agree to the terms, please do not register for Service. The terms are subject to change at any time.


  1. You must be at least 18 years old to become a member;
  2. By becoming a member, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old;


  1. Your membership in the Service is for your sole, personal use;
  2. You may not authorise others to use your membership, and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity;
  3. You may not hold more than one membership;
  4. Either you or the Service may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason and without explanation;
  5. gay.co.nz reserves the right to immediately suspend or terminate your access to the Service, without notice, upon any breach of this agreement. Upon suspension you will not register another membership or continue to use the Service in any way whatsoever;


As a member, you agree that:

  1. You are solely responsible for the content or information you publish or post on the Service, or transmit to other members;
  2. You will not post on the Service, or transmit to other members or employees, any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, racially offensive, or illegal material, or any material that infringes or violates another party's rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity);
  3. You will use the Service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations;
  4. You will not include in your profile any telephone numbers, street addresses, URL's or e-mail addresses other than where asked for it;
  5. You will not include in your profile any offensive anatomical or sexual references, or offensive sexually suggestive language, and you will not post any photos containing nudity or personal information. gay.co.nz reserves the right, but has no obligation, to reject any profile or photo that does not comply with these prohibitions;
  6. You will not engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other members to buy or sell any products or services through the Service. You will not transmit any chain letters or junk e-mail to other members;
  7. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other members. gay.co.nz reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor and/or mediate disputes between you and other members;
  8. You will indemnify and hold harmless gay.co.nz, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' and other legal fees) relating to or arising out of your use of the gay.co.nz service, including any breach by you of the terms of this agreement;


Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the Service, but not directly by gay.co.nz, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. gay.co.nz does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the Service and neither adopts nor endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by parties other than gay.co.nz. Under no circumstances will gay.co.nz be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone's reliance on information or other content posted on the gay.co.nz service, or transmitted to gay.co.nz members.

You further agree and acknowledge that:

  1. It is possible that other members or users (including unauthorised users) may post or transmit offensive or obscene materials on the Service and that you may be involuntarily exposed to such offensive and obscene materials;
  2. It also is remotely possible for others to obtain personal information about you due to your use of the Service, and that the recipient may use such information to harass or injure you. gay.co.nz is not responsible for the use of any personal information that you disclose on the Service;
  3. Please carefully select the type of information that you post on the Service or release to others;
  4. gay.co.nz reserves the right, but has no obligation to monitor the materials posted in the public areas of the Service;
  5. gay.co.nz shall have the right to remove any such material that in its sole opinion violates, or is alleged to violate, the law or this agreement. Notwithstanding this right of gay.co.nz, you remain solely responsible for the content of the materials you post in the public areas of the Service and in your private e-mail messages and/or instant messages;
  6. E-mails and/or instant messages sent between you and other gay.co.nz members that are not readily accessible to the general public will be treated as private by gay.co.nz to the extent required by applicable law;
  7. gay.co.nz reserves the right, but has no obligation to monitor private e-mail messages and/or instant messages between you and other members for the purposes of enforcing this agreement;


gay.co.nz owns and retains proprietary rights in the Service. The Service contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of gay.co.nz, its licensors and licensees. In addition, other members may post copyrighted information, which has copyright protection whether or not it is identified as copyrighted. You further agree that:

  1. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given permission, you will not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information;
  2. By posting information or content to any public area of gay.co.nz, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to gay.co.nz and other members an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorise sub-licenses of the foregoing;


To resolve a complaint regarding the Service, you should first contact gay.co.nz customer support by e-mail at webmaster@gay.co.nz.


  1. gay.co.nz provides the Service on an "AS IS" basis and grants no warranties of any kind, either express, implied, statutory, through its communications or its representatives, or otherwise with respect to the Service;
  2. gay.co.nz specifically disclaims any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular pupose, or non-infringement;
  3. gay.co.nz does not warrant that your use of the Service will be secure, uninterrupted, always available, or error-free, or will meet your requirements, or that any defects in the Service will be corrected;
  4. gay.co.nz disclaims liability for, and no warranty is made with respect to connectivity and availability;
  5. In no event will gay.co.nz be liable to you for any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of data, loss of programs, cost of procurement of substitute services or service interruptions) arising out of the use of or inability to use the Service, even if gay.co.nz or its agents or representatives know or have been advised of the possibility of such damages, or to any person other than you;
  6. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, gay.co.nz's liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to gay.co.nz for the Service during the term of membership;
  7. gay.co.nz does not screen the members registering with the Service in any way. As a result, gay.co.nz will not be liable for any damages, direct, indirect, incidental and/or consequential, arising out of the use of this meeting with other members of this service, or introduced to you via this service. Such damages include, without limitation, physical damages, bodily injury and/or emotional distress and discomfort;


These Terms of Service are governed by the laws of New Zealand and any dispute shall be exclusively and finally resolved by the New Zealand courts.


A Paid Membership shall be defined as any member who is paying a fee to access some or all of the Service. gay.co.nz reserves the right to cancel any Paid Membership in breach of the Terms of Service at any stage and without warning. As a Paid Member, you agree that:

  1. You are bound by all of the above Terms of Service;
  2. All fees paid to gay.co.nz are non-refundable;
  3. You will act within the law at all times and will not offer, or indicating willingness to buy, any good or service to anyone else via the Service or engage in a commercial transaction of any nature;
  4. Any breach of the above Terms of Service will result in immediate cancellation of your account;
  5. Cancellation of your account for any breach of these Terms of Service will result in the immediate forfeiture of any and all remaining membership fees, they will not carry across as a credit in any way whatsoever;