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Terms of use

By viewing and using this site, you agree to these Terms of use.

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’).

Department of Internal Affairs

These terms apply to the entire contents of the site, to any web feeds produced by the site and to any feedback or submissions provided through the site. By viewing and using the site, you will be deemed to agree to these Terms of use.

Disclaimer

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.

We do not own these social media channels and encourage you to read their privacy policy and conditions of use. Please protect your personal information and others by not publishing any personal information such as names and addresses.

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.

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

Other than personal information, which is covered under the Privacy Policy, any material you transmit or post to the site is considered non-confidential. This includes feedback or submissions you provide.

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.

Privacy

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.

Revisions to these Terms of use

DIA may revise these Terms of use at any time. Any such revisions take effect when this page is published.

Email us for further information.

Email: govt.nz@dia.govt.nz

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