Terms & conditions

Terms & Conditions

Terms of use for BCFNZ website

  1. Website content is available for personal use only.
  2. All trade marks are protected from commercial use by third parties.
  3. All trade marks, copyrighted materials, images of people or places appearing on this website are either the property of, or used with permission by BCFNZ. The use of these images by you or anyone else authorised by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or specific permission is provided elsewhere on the site.
  4. By accessing and browsing this site you give your consent to the privacy policy and these terms and conditions of use. If you do not agree to this policy please do not use the website.
  5. We reserve the right at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these terms and conditions, the privacy policy and the website at any time. Please check these terms and conditions, the privacy policy and the website periodically for changes. Continued use of this site after any changes will mean you accept those changes.
  6. While the Company uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information in the site, BCFNZ makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. The Company assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the site.
  7. BCFNZ and its associated companies take no responsibility for the down loading of software from this site or from any linked sites.
  8. The sites linked to this website are beyond the control of the Company. No liability or responsibility is taken for cookies, data or personal information collected by other linked sites accessed through this site or the linked sites, nor for the content of any sites linked to this web-site. Your linking to this site or other sites is at your own risk.
  9. The Company does not give any guarantees, undertakings, warranties or make any representations in relation to the website whatsoever and under no circumstance shall the Company be responsible for any damage, loss or consequential loss suffered by any party as a result of their use or reliance on information on the website.
  10. breastcancerfoundation.org.nz is a website of the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, Level 1, 8 Cleveland Road, Parnell. Auckland, NZ.

​Terms of use of BCFNZ funded support services

  • Funds to access BCFNZ support services require approval by BCFNZ.
  • By applying for and using BCFNZ funding you are agreeing to our terms and conditions
  • You can start this process by applying on the BCFNZ website or using one of our brochures that have printed application forms.
  • Our nursing team may ask for additional information to ensure the service is appropriate for you.
  • You may also be asked for a referral from your GP, Breast Nurse or Specialist.
  • Our nurses will confirm approval by email.
  • Approved funds will be linked to our BCFNZ prepaid card also known as your Pink Ribbon Card or a voucher with a unique identifier.
  • Approved funds for BCFNZ services will be for a nominal amount. Funds can be used for full or part payment.
  • Funds can only be used for the service specified
  • Any funds that have been credited to your Pink Ribbon Card, but not used within a 6 months period, will be automatically removed from your card. Vouchers have a one year expiry date. You will receive a email to remind you when the funding period will expire.
  • Your Pink Ribbon card belongs to you, please hold on to it even when you have used your funds. When you are approved for a new service we can apply the funds directly to your card.
  • If you lose the card let us know as soon as possible. We will issue a new card and transfer any remaining funds on to it.
  • Our Pink Ribbon Cards are supplied by swathe me and as such are covered by swathe me terms and conditions. We encourage you to review this information - swathe me T&C. Please note that BCFNZ will pay the costs for issuing the card and replacement cards.
  • Funds are approved for a specific person and when redeeming them you may be asked for ID.
  • To help you get care as close to home as possible we have provide a list of health professionals, across the country who provide the services you require. You will find this list on our support services webpage. We have checked that these providers are happy to take payment using your Pink Ribbon Card and BCFNZ vouchers. This list may change from time to time so please check again when you book.
  • Providers of BCFNZ support services are all registered health professionals and are expected to provide high quality care. If you have a problem with the service you are receiving you should address this with the clinic you are attending. BCFNZs role is in facilitating your access to this service and as such we are not liable for any failure to provide that service to the expected standard.
  • If you have would like support to change health professionals or clinics at any time please let us know.
  • If you have questions, concerns or complaints about the Pink Ribbon Cards, the vouchers or the approval process you are able to call us at the Breast Cancer Foundation to discuss this.

Pink Ribbon Walk Rules and Terms

As a condition of entry to the Pink Ribbon Walk, you agree that you are participating in the Pink Ribbon Walk entirely at your own risk. You agree that you will not participate in the Pink Ribbon Walk unless you are in good health on the day of the event. You acknowledge that all persons directly or indirectly involved in organising the Pink Ribbon Walk are not liable for any loss or damage suffered by you or others relating to you in the Pink Ribbon Walk (whether as a result of negligence or otherwise). You agree to indemnify the sponsors, beneficiary, the organisers, venues and all officials against any and all claims arising from your participation in the Pink Ribbon Walk.

You agree that all information provided in the registration is truthful and correct.

  1. You agree that prior to beginning training for the Pink Ribbon Walk you have sought medical advice if you have a medical condition that may require attention.
  2. Roads will still be open to traffic; please remain on the designated route, keep to the footpaths and cross in the designated places where official marshals will be present.
  3. Walkers must always obey traffic laws and regulations. Please listen to marshals and officials if further instructions are given.
  4. Everyone who takes part must arrive at the stated start time to hear the safety briefing. Anyone who misses the safety briefing will not be allowed to walk.
  5. Be courteous to all fellow walkers.
  6. The use of your name and image in photographs and on video may be used in any publication or marketing by Breast Cancer Foundation NZ and our sponsors.
  7. Any walker asked to leave the Pink Ribbon Walk will not be entitled to a refund of their ticket.
  8. If the Pink Ribbon Walk has to be cancelled or postponed for reasons beyond control of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ you will not be entitled to a refund of your tickets or claim for any loss whatsoever.

Health and Safety

For your safety

  • Wear suitable light coloured clothing that is bright.
  • Wear suitable fully enclosed footwear.
  • Know the route.
  • Bring a filled drink bottle.

During the walk

  • Stay on the footpaths.
  • Treat all roads as open.
  • Cross at designated points.
  • Listen to walk volunteers instructions.

Remember to

  • Warm up and be ready.
  • Stay on the footpaths.
  • Treat all roads as open.
  • Cross at designated points.
  • Listen to walk volunteers instructions.
  • Ask for help if required.