Data Protection Notice

Welcome to www.nycpride.org, the official website of NYC Pride. We refer to you as “User”, or “Users”.

Users should note that by subscribing to the NYC Pride Newsletter(1), completing the volunteer services application form (“NYC Pride Volunteer Form”)(2), creating an account or purchasing merchandise through NYC Pride – Official Merchandise (“NYC Pride Store”)(3), or donating to NYC Pride(4), as applicable, they may have provided personal information, which may constitute “personal data” within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) and related implementing legislation (together, “Data Protection Legislation”).

Users’ personal data will be used by the Heritage of Pride, Inc. dba NYC Pride for the following purposes:

  • to manage and administer a User’s account with NYC Pride and any related accounts on an ongoing basis in accordance with: the User’s subscription to the NYC Pride Newsletter, the terms of the NYC Pride Volunteer Form, NYC Pride Events Registration Form, or the terms of the NYC Pride Store, as applicable, between the User and NYC Pride;
  • to carry out statistical analysis and market research; and
  • to comply with legal and regulatory obligations applicable to the User and NYC Pride from time to time.

In each case the personal data referred to above will only be used in connection with NYC Pride’s legitimate business interests and accordingly Users’ specific consent is not required.

Users’ personal data may be disclosed by NYC Pride to its delegates, professional advisors, service providers, regulatory bodies (if any), auditors, technology providers and any duly authorized agents or related, associated or affiliated companies of the foregoing for the same or related purposes.

Users’ personal data may be transferred to countries which may not have the same or equivalent data protection laws as that required under Data Protection Legislation.  Any such transfer of personal data will be in compliance with applicable Data Protection Legislation and appropriate measures are in place to ensure this such as the request for consent from the User in relation to attending and volunteering for NYC Pride Events. For more information on the means of transfer of Users’ data or a copy of the relevant safeguards, please contact NYC Pride contact.

Pursuant to Data Protection Legislation, Users have the right to object to processing of personal data by NYC Pride and a number of other rights which may be exercised in respect of their personal data in certain circumstances, i.e.:

  • the right of access to personal data held by NYC Pride;
  • the right to amend and rectify any inaccuracies in personal data held by NYC Pride;
  • the right to erase personal data held by NYC Pride;
  • the right to data portability of personal data held by NYC Pride; and
  • the right to request restriction of the processing of personal data held by NYC Pride.

These rights will be exercisable subject to limitations as provided for in Data Protection Legislation. User may make a request to NYC Pride to exercise these rights by contacting Info@NYCPride.org.

Please note that personal data may be retained by NYC Pride for as long as reasonably necessary for its legitimate business purpose, to fulfill the purposes, or related purposes, described in this Policy, or in accordance with NYC Pride’s legal and regulatory obligations.

NYC Pride is a data controller within the meaning of Data Protection Legislation and undertakes to hold any personal information provided by Users in confidence and in accordance with Data Protection Legislation. For queries, requests or comments in respect of this notice or the way in which NYC Pride uses Users’ personal data, please contact B.Hogge at Britton@NYCPride.org. Note that Users have the right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate regulator.

Express Consent request

We require your consent to subscribe to the NYC Pride Newsletter(1), complete the volunteer services application form (“NYC Pride Volunteer Form”)(2), create an account or purchasing merchandise through NYC Pride — Official Merchandise (“NYC Pride Store”)(3), or donate to NYC Pride(4). By agreeing to the Data Protection Notice, you consent to:

  • any other transfer of your non-sensitive data to Front Gate Ticketing Solutions, LLC dba Front Gate Tickets for purposes of your attendance at this NYC Pride Event, including issuing a ticket linked to your person, and providing you with customer support before and on-site at the NYC Pride Event; and
  • for any other transfer of your non-sensitive data to a third party service provider, by NYC Pride, necessary to process information submitted by the User for the uses described in our Data Protection Notice, such as to manage and administer a User’s account with NYC Pride and any related accounts on an ongoing basis in accordance with: the User’s subscription to the NYC Pride Newsletter, the terms of the NYC Pride Volunteer Form, or the terms of the NYC Pride Store, as applicable, between the User and NYC Pride.

For more information, please read our [Data Protection Notice][NYC Pride to add hyperlink to revised Data Protection Notice] to learn more.


(1)Available at https://2019-worldpride-stonewall50.nycpride.org/ (bottom of webpage).

(2)Available at https://www.nycpride.org/volunteer-form/.  Note: We should consider if the waiver form on the Volunteer page needs to include any specific GDPR disclosures or should be updated to reference this notice.  The NYC Pride Volunteer Form requires the prospective volunteer to provide personal information such as name, contact information, and date of birth, in addition to a list of skills, qualifications, personality traits, and events of interest to the prospective volunteer.

(3)Available at www.nycpride.myshopify.com/account/register.

(4)Available at https://www.nycpride.org/donate/.