General Terms of Use for Organisations

General Terms of Use of

The website is a support point for volunteer organisations and (potential) volunteers. Volunteer The Hague is the owner and the manager of the website. The use of the website is subject to a number of conditions to prevent abuse and to ensure that the platform is a safe and public-friendly place for all visitors. 

Organisations /Re Organisations/initiatives without a profit motive can register on free of charge. Participants are associations and foundations, including those still in the process of being established. Individuals/private parties cannot register as an organisation on a personal basis.

A staff member of Volunteer The Hague will first determine whether an organisation satisfies the conditions, before the registration of the organisation and vacancies is approved. The vacancy will only become visible on the website after approval of the vacancy by a staff member of Volunteer The Hague. The responsibility for the contents of the vacancy lies with the organisation. A staff member of Volunteer The Hague will check for spelling and typing mistakes and will apply the following conditions in the evaluation:

1. No name calling or threats. Unlawful, aggressive, threatening, slanderous, vulgar, harmful, obscene, racist, illegal or otherwise unwanted contributions are not permitted.

2. Do not give out any personal information (for example a telephone number, address or email address.)

3. Irrelevant messages will not be placed.

4. It is not permitted to place commercial or semi-commercial advertisements without having obtained prior consent therefore.

5. Messages which contain another language than Dutch or English can be refused.

6. You may not represent yourself as another person. The identity of the organisation/person must always be clear. In the event of confusion regarding the identity of the organisation or a person Volunteer The Hague reserves the right to refuse or cancel placement.

7. In principle it is permitted to include addresses of websites (URLs) in your message. However, if you link to websites which transgress legal boundaries and/or the boundaries of decency and/or are not relevant, your message may be refused.

8. Do not make your messages too long. Messages which are too long may be shortened or not published.

9. Volunteer The Hague reserves the right to refuse messages without stating any reason.

10. We have the right to remove your message if we receive a report that the message is wrongful, causes problems or is otherwise contrary to any law and/or our policy rules. People can respond to vacancies via the website. This will be reported to your organisation via an email with the request to contact the relevant person who has responded to the vacancy. The organisation must contact this person within a reasonable period of time. Volunteer The Hague is not responsible for the persons who respond to vacancies. After logging in, an organisation has access to the volunteer database. This database includes anonymous data of persons who are registered with Volunteer The Hague and have indicated they are visible for organisations. Organisations can respond to these persons, after which they will receive an automatic email with the contact details of the volunteer. The volunteer will also receive an automatic email with the contact details of the organisation. Volunteer The Hague is not responsible for whether or not volunteers respond to the contact request of an organisation. If there has been a change in the details or the vacancies of the organisation, it is the organisation's responsibility to change these details in time. After logging in on the website the adjustment can be made via the organisation's own account.

If a vacancy is no longer vacant, it is the responsibility of the organisation to take the vacancy offline as soon as possible. If the vacancy falls open again there is the option of placing it online agin. This is how the website is kept up to date and volunteers are prevented from responding to vacancies which are no longer open.)The following conditions apply to all content:

1. An organisation must be entitled to place, publish and/or offer content, either in the position of owner of the content or as the party entitled to the content.

2. An organisation may not place and/or publish or present content which infringes rights of third parties, with emphasis on the intellectual property rights of these third parties.

3. It is not permitted for organisations to place content which contains software viruses and/or content which can in any way damage the computers of users or can negatively affect the working of the servers.

4. An organisation is not permitted to place spam on By spam we mean unwanted advertising and unwanted promotional material.

5. An organisation is not permitted to place socially inappropriate content.

6. The organisation is not permitted to place sexually suggestive content.

7. An organisation is not permitted to place content which negatively reflects on people and/or companies and/or can be insulting or humiliating, discriminating or which has hateful content.

8. Organisations are not permitted to place content of injured people, and/or people with regard to whom it can be expected that they do not want to be represented in their current situation.

9. An organisation is not permitted to place content which infringes the privacy of third parties or the statutory rights of third parties.

10. The editorial board of is at all times entitled to remove vacancies and profiles (of all target groups) if they are contrary to the conditions or policy rules or if the editorial board sees other reason to do such.