Agreement to terms
Welcome to www.govt.nz (the ‘site’), a website hosted and operated by Government Information Services, part of the Department of Internal Affairs (‘we’, ‘our’, ‘DIA’).
DIA disclaims and excludes all liability for any claim, loss, demand or damages of any kind whatsoever (including for negligence) arising out of or in connection with the use of either this website or the information, content or materials included on this site or on any website we link to.
Social share buttons
We use ‘buttons’ that link to specific social media platforms. These ‘buttons’ enable visitors to share pages from our website to their social media pages.
Adding link sharing of our pages to social media platforms does not imply we endorse these sites or that there is any obligation for you to share to platforms you belong to or have not already joined.
reCAPTCHA security and privacy
Google has a tool called reCAPTCHA — it protects websites from spam and abuse.
The feedback forms on Govt.nz are protected by Google’s reCAPTCHA and its:
Continuity of service
DIA makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, as to continuity of service. It reserves the right to suspend, terminate or otherwise alter access to some or all of the site’s services at any time and without notice.
Your licence to us for contributions to www.govt.nz
We do not claim to own your copyright material. You do, however, grant DIA a non-exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable licence to:
- publish such material in any media and in any format, including:
- on this or any other website
- in hard copy publications
- in email notifications or alerts
- in web feeds, and
- sub-license such material for re-use by others on the same terms as the licence you’ve granted DIA.
Third party copyright
If your contributions to the site include material in which copyright or other intellectual property is owned by a third party, you warrant that you have the right to use that material and to grant the licence referred to in, and on the terms of, the clause above.
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