By viewing and using the NZRising website, you are deemed to agree to these terms and conditions without qualification. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you must stop accessing and using NZRising’s website. 

NZRising reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by notifying users of the existence of the amended terms and conditions through NZRising’s website. By continuing to access NZRising’s website, you agree to be bound by the amended terms and conditions.

  1. Privacy Policy and Personal Information
1.1 Registration on NZRising’s website requires you to provide personal information. NZRising maintains a privacy policy. You consent to the release of your personal information to NZRising and third parties in connection with the uses contemplated by the privacy policy. If you have questions or comments about our privacy policy, please contact NZRising at: admin@nzrising.co.nz

2. Opinions on the Website Privacy Policy and Personal Information

2.1 Any opinion that may be stated on NZRising’s website (or in any event we may promote) is from the person or organisation making it (and not necessarily from NZRising) and is also intended for general information purposes only. 

3. Registration and Accounts

3.1 By registering on NZRising’s website, you consent to receiving promotional and other material by way of electronic messages from NZRising. You will ensure that all usernames and passwords required to access NZRising’s website (if any) are kept secure and confidential. You will notify NZRising immediately of any unauthorised use of your password or any other breach of security. You must not transfer your account to another user or maintain more than one account with NZRising without our consent. NZRising may, at our sole discretion, suspend or terminate your account and limit your access to NZRising’s website.

4. Users outside New Zealand

4.1 The information on NZRising’s website may not be appropriate or available for use in other jurisdictions. If you choose to access NZRising’s website from a jurisdiction other than New Zealand, you do so on your own initiative, and you are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of that jurisdiction.

5. Copyright and Trademarks

5.1 NZRising either owns or otherwise has the right to licence all the intellectual property (content, layout, colours, trademarks, logos, video and audio clips etc.) and related content displayed on NZRising’s website. Unless stated otherwise in writing by NZRising, you are permitted to view this information only, and you must not copy or use of any material on NZRising’s website, or in any way deal with NZRising’s website, other than as promoted by NZRising on our website. In particular, but without limitation, you must not make any use of any trademarks displayed on the NZRising website (whether NZRising or a third party’s) without our prior written consent. You agree not to assert any intellectual property claims against NZRising regarding any content displayed on NZRising’s website. In addition, you may not remove or alter any trademarks or logos that appear on any material on NZRising’s website.

6. Linking

6.1 The contents of NZRising’s website may include links to third-party materials. NZRising will not be responsible for the content of any linked sites or liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage suffered by you from accessing, using, relying on or trading with third parties. The linked sites are provided to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any linked site does not imply any endorsement of it by NZRising. NZRising reserve the right to prohibit links to NZRising’s website, and you agree to remove or cease any link on our request.

7. Promoters

Any dealings with any promoter appearing on NZRising’s website are solely between you and the promoter or other third party. NZRising is not responsible or liable for any part of any dealings or promotions.

8. Communication Tools

8.1  If you use any communication tools available through NZRising’s website (such as any forum, chat room or message centre), you agree only to use those communication tools for lawful and legitimate purposes. You must not use any communication tool for posting or disseminating any material unrelated to the use of NZRising’s website, including (without limitation) the offer of goods or services for sale, files that may damage any other person’s computing devices or software, content that may be offensive to any other users of NZRising’s website, or material or data in violation of any law (including data or other material that is protected by copyright or trade secrets which you do not have the right to use). When you make any communication on NZRising’s website, you represent that you own the content of the communication.

NZRising is under no obligation to ensure that the communications on NZRising’s website are legitimate, and NZRising is not able to monitor communications at all times. NZRising reserve the right to remove any communication at any time in NZRising’s sole discretion. Please report any objectionable information to NZRising at: admin@nzrising.co.nz

9. Exclusion of Liability

9.1  To the fullest extent permitted by law, NZRising excludes all liability for any loss or damage that results from your use of NZRising’s website and any services NZRising provides, including from all express and implied warranties and representations. NZRising will not be responsible for errors or misstatements or be liable, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for any loss or damage however caused (including indirect, consequential or special loss or damage, or loss of profits, loss of data, loss of anticipated savings or loss of opportunity).  

10. Indemnity

10.1   You will take all necessary action to defend and indemnify NZRising and its employees, agents, volunteers and the like against all costs, expenses and damages incurred in connection with any claim brought by a third party against NZRising that arise from a breach by you of any of these terms and conditions. 

11.  Information and material

11.1  The content on this website is provided for general information only. You should obtain professional or specialist advice before taking or refraining from any action on the basis of any information on this site. 

12.  Entire Agreement

12.1  These terms and conditions in conjunction with our privacy policy form the entire agreement between NZRising and you relating to NZRising’s website.  

13. General Provisions

13.1   If at any time NZRising does not enforce any of these terms or conditions, or grant you time or any other indulgence, NZRising will not be construed as having waived that term or condition or our rights to later enforce that, or any other, term or condition.

13.2   Further, if any part or provision of these terms and conditions is considered to be invalid, unenforceable or in conflict with the law, that part or provision is deemed to be modified by a provision which, as far as possible, accomplishes the original purpose of that part or provision. The remaining terms and conditions will continue to be binding on the parties.

13.3   These terms and conditions are governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand, and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New Zealand.