Website terms and conditions

1. These terms and conditions apply to the use of this website. In using this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must refrain from using the website.

Terminology

2. In these terms and conditions, the expressions "we", "us" and "our" are a reference to Lime-Yellow Communities Online Limited

Amendments to terms and conditions

3. We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon notification on this website. Your continued use of the website following such notification will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the terms and conditions as amended.

Information service

4. All information we provide under these terms and conditions is provided in good faith. You accept that any information provided by us is general information and is not in the nature of advice. We derive our information from sources that we believe to be accurate and up to date as at the date of publication. We nevertheless reserve the right to update this information at any time. We also do not make any representations or warranties that the information we provide is reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to that information will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. We are not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or material posted by us. You should make your own inquiries and seek independent advice from relevant professionals before acting or relying on any information that is made available to you through our information service.

5. You agree to use our information service for lawful purposes only.

Disclaimer

6. Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes, restricts or modifies any condition, warranty, right or liability protected by law to the extent that that would render these terms and conditions or any part of them void, illegal or unenforceable. Subject to that:

a. we do not accept responsibility for any loss damage, however caused (including through negligence), which you may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with your use of this website or any linked website. Nor do we accept any responsibility for any such loss arising out of your use of or reliance on information contained on or accessed through this website;

b. any condition, warranty, right or liability that would otherwise be implied in these terms and conditions or protected by law is excluded; and

c. we do not accept liability to you in respect of:

i. any loss or damage (including indirect, special or consequential loss or damage);

ii. that you may suffer or incur; or

iii. that may arise directly or indirectly in respect of goods or services supplied under or in any way connected with this web site; or

iv. in respect of any failure or omission on our part to comply with our obligations as set out in these terms and conditions.

7. You acknowledge that:

a. before entering into these terms and conditions you have been given a reasonable opportunity to examine and satisfy yourself regarding all goods and services that are the subject of these terms and conditions and that before entering into these terms and conditions you have availed itself of that opportunity; and

b. at no time before entering into these terms and conditions have you relied on our skill or judgment and it would be unreasonable for you to do so.

Specific warnings

8. You must ensure that your access to this website is not prohibited by laws that apply to you.

9. You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process you employ for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference that may damage your own computer system. For the avoidance of doubt, we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system that arises in connection with your use of this website or any linked website.

10. You acknowledge that we are a distributor, not a publisher, of content on this website. Our editorial control is limited to the selection of materials to make available. Any opinions or advice by third parties remain the responsibility of those third parties. We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of that content or its fitness for any particular purpose.

11. We do not give you any assurances that any information contained on this website will be suitable for your purposes or that it will be error-free. You agree that you will not rely on any such information or its availability and that any reliance you make will be on your own independent assessments with the aid of qualified independent advice.

12. Where the information made available over this service contains opinions or judgments of third parties, we do not purport to endorse the contents of that opinion or advice nor the accuracy or reliability of that opinion or advice. We do not accept liability for loss or damage caused by your reliance on any information obtained through this service and it remains your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of any such information.

13. Responsibility for the content of advertisements appearing on this website (including hyperlinks to advertisers' own websites) rests solely with the advertisers. The placement of advertisements does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by us of the advertisers' products and each advertiser is solely responsible for any representations made in connection with its advertisement.

Copyright

14. Copyright in this website (including text, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings and software) is owned or licensed by us. Other than for the purposes of, and subject to the conditions prescribed under, the Copyright Act 1994 and similar legislation that applies in your location, and except as expressly authorised by these terms and conditions, you may not in any form or by any means:

a. adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this website; or

b. commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of this website; without our written permission.

Trademarks

15. Except where otherwise specified, any word or device to which is attached the ™ or ® symbol is a registered trade mark.

16. If you use any of our trademarks in reference to our activities, products or services, you must include a statement attributing that trademark to us. You must not use any of our trademarks:

a. in or as the whole or part of your own trademarks;

b. in connection with activities, products or services that are not ours;

c. in a manner that may be confusing, misleading or deceptive; d. in a manner that disparages us or our information, products or services (including this website).

Restricted use

17. Unless we agree otherwise in writing, you are provided with access to this website only for your personal use. You are authorised to print a copy of any information contained on this website for your personal use, unless such printing is expressly prohibited. Without limiting the above, you may not without our written permission on-sell information obtained from this website.

Linked websites

18. This website may contain links to other websites ("linked websites"). Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained.

19. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with linked websites.

20. Our links with linked websites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those linked websites, or of any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those linked websites, unless and to the extent stipulated to the contrary.

Security of information

21. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. While we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information that you transmit to us. Accordingly, you transmit any information to us at your own risk. Nevertheless, once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of the information. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of this website.

Termination of access

22. We may terminate your access to this website at any time without notice. Our disclaimer will nevertheless survive any such termination.

Governing law

23. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws in force in New Zealand. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

General

24. We accept no liability for any failure to comply with these terms and conditions where such failure is due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

25. If we waive any rights available to us under these terms and conditions on one occasion, that does not mean we will automatically waive those rights on any other occasion.

26. If any of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions will nevertheless continue in full force.

Privacy policy

27. We may collect website visitors' contact information (like their e-mail addresses). Unless you object, this information may be used:

a. to send news, information about our activities and general promotional material that we believe may be useful to you;

b. to monitor who is accessing the website or using services offered on the website; and

c. to profile the type of people accessing the website.

28. If you do not wish to have your personal information used in this manner or for any other specific purpose, you can e-mail us accordingly.

29. We use "cookies" that enable us to monitor traffic patterns and to serve you more efficiently if you revisit the site. A cookie does not identify you personally but it does identify your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and this will provide you with an opportunity to either accept or reject it in each instance.

30. We will not sell or otherwise provide your personal information to a third party, or make any other use of your personal information, for any purpose that is not incidental to your use of this website. To avoid any doubt, personal information will not be used for any purpose that a reasonable person in your position would not expect.

31. If you request us not to use personal information in a particular manner or at all, we will adopt all reasonable measures to observe your request but we may still use or disclose that information if: a. we subsequently notify you of the intended use or disclosure and you do not object to that use or disclosure; b. we believe that the use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to assist a law enforcement agency or an agency responsible for government or public security in the performance of their functions; or c. we are required by law to disclose the information.

32. We will preserve the content of any e-mail you send us if we believe we have the legal requirement to do so.

33. We may monitor your e-mail message content for trouble-shooting or maintenance purposes or if any form of e-mail abuse is suspected.

34. Personal information that we collect may be aggregated for analysis but we will ensure that individuals remain anonymous.

35. All personal information that we collect (including your contact details and, if relevant, credit card details) is kept confidential to the best of our ability. You will appreciate, however, that we cannot guarantee the security of transmission.

36. It is the responsibility of parents to monitor their children's use of our website.

37. You are entitled to have access to any personal information relating to you that you have previously supplied to us over this website. You are entitled to edit or delete such information unless we are required by law to retain it.