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Terms & Conditions of Use

  1. Crohns and Colitis New Zealand (“CCNZ”) thanks you for using this website, www.ibdandme.org.nz (“the Website”).
  1. Permission to use the Website is conditional on you agreeing to these Terms and Conditions of Use. 
  1. By using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of use as amended by us from time to time.
  1. User obligations
    1. You must use the Website in a reasonable and proper manner for personal use only and never in a manner that breaches any laws or regulations or infringes third party rights.
    1. You must provide accurate, current and complete identification, contact and other relevant information as required by the registration process or whenever required as part of your use of the Website. You must not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
    1. You must comply with all CCNZ directions and restrictions regarding the use of the Website.
    1. You must not use the Website to do anything misleading, malicious, discriminatory or engage in any other wrongful conduct.
    1. You must not transmit any virus or other disabling feature that may damage the operation of the Website.
    1. You must not facilitate or encourage any violations of these Terms and Conditions of Use.
    1. You remain responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of your password and log in details. You will be solely responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password.
    1. If you become aware of or suspect unauthorised use of your username, password and account, you must notify CCNZ immediately.
    1. You must cooperate with CCNZ in making appropriate security checks where reasonably required to verify account-related instructions, requests and activities.
  1. Disclaimer – website content
    1. Whilst the information provided on the Website has been prepared with reasonable care and skill, we do not, to the maximum extent permitted by law, warrant or represent that the content of the Website is accurate, reliable, suitable, current or complete.
    1. The information provided on the Website is intended to be general in nature. It does not in any way constitute medical advice and should not be interpreted as treatment recommendations. You should not use or act on any of the information on the Website without seeking advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare professionals. You should never disregard medical advice you have received or delay in seeking medical advice due to something you have read on the Website.
    1. CCNZ may delete, alter or move content on the Website without giving prior notice.
  1. Intellectual Property
    1. The Website contains intellectual property and other proprietary information. CCNZ owns the copyright in the contents of the Website unless such content is owned by a Third Party where CCNZ has been granted a right to use the content by the Legal Owner.
    1. You may download or print contents of the Website for non-commercial purposes only, provided you acknowledge CCNZ’s ownership of the copyright in the contents of the Website.
  1. Third party material
    1. References to other websites and information provided by third parties are provided for your information only and do not constitute or imply endorsements of any other organisation or any affiliation between CCNZ and any other organisation.
    1. Where third parties have provided certain content on the Website, CCNZ is not responsible for and makes no representations in relation to the accuracy, reliability, suitability, completeness or lawful nature of such content. CCNZ is not liable for any loss arising from any reliance on content provided by or on behalf of third parties.
  1. Exclusion and limitation of liability
    1. To the maximum extent permitted by law, CCNZ excludes any and all liability for any claims, liabilities (including for negligence), losses, costs or damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information or data, or other pecuniary loss) whether those damages are direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages, arising out of or in way connected with:
      1. The use of or the inability to use the Website or with any delay in using the Website including, but not limited to, any errors, omissions in, delays or interruptions to or cessation of access to the Website or caused by any virus as a result of accessing the Website;
      2. Any information and material obtained from or through the Website; or
      3. Otherwise arising out of the use of the Website.
  1. Indemnity
    1. You agree to indemnify CCNZ and its partners, agents, officers, employees and other authorised representatives against any claim, demand or expense made by or on behalf of any third party arising in any way out of or in any way connected to your use of the Website.
  1. Termination
    1. CCNZ may terminate or limit your access to the Website without notice if, in CCNZ’s reasonable opinion, you have failed to comply with any of these Terms and Conditions of Use.
  1. Updating Terms and Conditions of Use
    1. CCNZ can change these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time by updating this posting.  The updated terms will take effect when they are posted on the Website.  By continuing to use the Website following such an update, you agree to abide by the revised terms.  It is your responsibility to check these Terms and Conditions of Use regularly.
  1. Applicable Law
    1. These Terms and Conditions of use are governed by the laws of New Zealand.  Disputes arising in relation to the Website will be determined by the Courts of New Zealand.  
  1. Severability
    1. Each provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is severable.  If any provision is or becomes illegal, unenforceable or invalid, it is to be treated as being severed from these Terms and Conditions of Use. The rest of these Terms and Conditions of Use will not be affected. 
  1. General
    1. You agree that these Terms and Conditions of Use describe the entire agreement between you and CCNZ with respect to its subject matter.
    1. The Website is intended for the exclusive use of residents in New Zealand. CCNZ makes no representation that the materials on the Website are appropriate for use in other jurisdictions. If you access the Website from outside New Zealand, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
    1. The Website is not intended for or designed to attract individuals who are under [12] years of age.