Terms of Use

Any use of this website or associated sites (such as: Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Twitter, Linkedin, and Pinterest pages) constitutes your agreement to the following Terms of Use.

Anything in the website inconsistent with or conflicting with these Terms of Use is superseded by these Terms of Use.

Security of the CoreGood Institute Website

Every endeavour is made to ensure that this website and any associated sites are secure. However, users should be aware that the World Wide Web is an insecure public network, giving rise to a potential risk that a user’s transactions are being viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties or that files which the user downloads may contain computer viruses or other defects.

Please be aware that communications over the internet, such as emails, are not secure unless they have been encrypted. We cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.

The CoreGood Institute and associated parties accept no liability for any interference with or damage to a user’s computer system, software or data occurring in connection with this website or associated sites. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this website is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the user’s computer system, software or data.

Conditions of Use

When you use this website, you agree not to:

  • upload, post or otherwise transmit or disseminate any software, material, comment or information that is unlawful, defamatory or otherwise objectionable
  • interfere with, damage, disable or impair the operation of this website via the use of viruses, programs or technology designed to disrupt or damage software or hardware or otherwise interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of this website
  • infringe the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any other person
  • undertake any purpose that is unlawful or not permitted by these Terms of Use
  • employ a robot, spider or other process or device to harvest e-mail addresses or other information or to monitor activity on this website
  • obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through this website, and/or
  • impersonate another person or entity or to forge any e-mail communication or message.

Intellectual Property

We are the owners or licensed users (as applicable) of all intellectual property rights used on or in connection with this website and associated sites, including (but not limited to) the copyright material, patents and trademarks used on this website.

No licence is granted to any person in respect of the intellectual property rights used on this website and associated sites as a result of publication on this website and associated sites. If you wish to use any intellectual property of a third party you will need to obtain the consent of that third party.

You agree and acknowledge that you will not adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, display, publish or create derivative works from any information on this website and associated sites without our prior written permission.

Unless otherwise stated, you are permitted to access, view, copy, print (in limited quantities) or temporarily store textual material published by us on this website and associated sites for your personal use only. Any copyright notice on that information must be retained on the copy.

Links to this Website

You may not create a link to this website from another website (other than to the home page) without our prior written consent, which may be given or withheld at our sole discretion.

Links to External Websites

This website and our other associated sites contain links to other websites external to the CoreGood Institute and our associated sites.

These external sites are created and maintained by other public and private organisations. Although the CoreGood Institute takes reasonable care in selecting any linking websites we accept no responsibility for material contained in a website that is linked to this or other sites associated with the CoreGood Institute.

We do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Views or recommendations provided in linked websites may include the views or recommendations of third parties that do not necessarily reflect those of the CoreGood Institute.

Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites should you may choose to visit them. If you provide any information directly to parties other than the CoreGood Institute, different rules may apply to the use or disclosure of the personal information disclosed. We encourage you to investigate and ask questions before disclosing your personal information to third parties.

It is the responsibility of the user of any of our sites or any of the externally linked websites to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability, completeness, relevance and correctness of information contained in such linked external websites.

Use of Cookies

Our web servers may place ‘cookies’ on your computer (a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web server). Cookies:

  • cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer
  • are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you, and
  • are only accessible by us and will only be used to track the pages of the website visited by you, in order for us to build a better site more tailored to your needs and interests.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

This website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how people use our site. This analytical tool uses cookies to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your computer’s internet address or IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google outside of New Zealand. The tracking data is then used by Google to compile statistical reports on website activity for the CoreGood Institute to evaluate site use. This allows us to discover what information is most and least used, determine technical design specifications, and help make our site more useful to visitors.

We will not use the web analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our sites, such as user IDs and passwords. We will not link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.

Subscribing to a Service or Newsletter

Subscribing to newsletters or alerts implies that you have given your consent to receive emails from us, as defined in the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007. You can instantly unsubscribe at any time by clicking “Unsubscribe” link in any of the email newsletters you have received from us.

If you subscribe to a service or newsletter through this website or associated sites, we record your email address and/or mobile telephone number in a database. We use this information to send you the service or newsletter by way of text or email.

In both HTML updates (those that contain text and images) and text email updates (those that contain no images), we track clicks to find out which links in the email were clicked on and by whom. In HTML email updates we also track whether the email itself has been viewed and by whom.

‘HTML-sensing’ is used to determine if your email supports HTML-based emails. This is employed only if you request our system to detect whether you can receive HTML emails.

International Use

Unless otherwise specified, the content of this website and associated sites is directed solely at those who access these sites from New Zealand. We make no representation that any goods or services referred to on this website and associated sites are appropriate for use, or available, in locations outside of New Zealand. Accessing these sites from any jurisdiction where its contents are illegal is prohibited.

You may not use this website or associated sites, or export or re-export any products you purchase from us, in violation of import or export laws and regulations. If you access this website or associated sites from a location outside of New Zealand you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.

Your Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, and keep indemnified, all owners and employees of the CoreGood Institute against any and all actions, claims, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including legal costs) suffered or incurred by any of those persons arising out of or in connection with your use of this website and associated sites, and any breach by you of these Terms of Use.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use, your use of this website and associated sites, any information contained on it, and any dispute arising out of such use are subject to the laws of New Zealand. You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New Zealand in relation to these Terms of Use, your use of this website and associated sites, and any dispute arising out of such use of this website and associated sites.

Operator Notice

This site is owned by CoreGood Institute Ltd.

Revisions to Terms of Use

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion and without any notice, to change, modify, add, or remove any portion of these Terms of Use at any time. Changes to these Terms of Use will be effective when the revised terms are posted on this website.

Your use or continued use of this website and associated sites after any changes to these Terms of Use are posted will be deemed acceptance of those changes.