Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

In these terms we refer to Lawlink as “we” and “us” and anybody using or accessing this site or the information and documents on it as “you”. By using or accessing this site or the information or documents on it you agree to the following terms:

Use of Documents and Information

You can use the documents, other copyright works and information from this website (“site”) for your personal or commercial purposes other than reproduction in any form for the purpose of resale or licensing.

If you use the documents or other copyright works from this site you must recognise our copyright in those documents and other copyright works. You must include our copyright notice on each such document or work (see our Copyright Notice below). If you use information from this site you must acknowledge its source.

Place of Advice and Applicable Laws

Any advice we may give you is deemed to be given in New Zealand. Any dispute between you and us will be governed by the laws of New Zealand. You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court of New Zealand and agree not to commence any action, suit or other legal process against us other than in that court’s Auckland registry.

Links To and From Other Sites

Unless we have said so in writing, we do not endorse, or warrant the accuracy of information on, any other website, including without limitation those websites (called “linked websites”):

  1. linked to, or from, this site; or
  2. referred to in this site; or
  3. containing references to this site.

Our written approval must be sought before any link is created to this site.

Information and Documents Are A Guide Only

You must determine whether the information and documents provided on this site will meet your needs and whether to obtain legal advice. We recommend that you obtain legal advice about that decision and your particular circumstances.

We accept no responsibilities (in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of fiduciary or equitable duty or otherwise).

Exclusions of Liability

We do not warrant or guarantee:

  1. That information or documents on this site are appropriate for use in territories outside New Zealand.
  2. That information on, or derived through use of, this site is, or remains, accurate.
  3. That information or use of this site will be free of infection by viruses or anything else with contaminating or destructive properties.

We have no liability in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of fiduciary or equitable duty, or otherwise, to you for any loss arising directly or indirectly from:

  1. any inaccuracy in any information on this or any linked website; or
  2. any delay or interruption in the transmission or delivery of any information on this or any linked website; or
  3. any loss resulting from infection by viruses or anything else with contaminating or destructive properties derived from this or any linked website; or
  4. the use, misuse, attempted use, or reliance upon any information on this or any linked website.

“Accurate”, where used in these terms in relation to information, includes free of errors, free of material omissions, up to date, or suitable for any particular purpose. “Inaccurate”, “accuracy” and “inaccuracy” shall be interpreted consistently with that definition.

“Loss”, where used in these terms, includes assessments, costs, damages, expenses, claims, statements, liabilities and without limiting the foregoing includes legal and accounting expenses.

Privacy Policy

When you visit our website, we collect some non-personal information, such as the IP address from which you accessed this website, the date and time you visited, the pages you accessed, and the type of browser and operating system you used. This information cannot be used to personally identify you.  We use it for the purposes of system administration, auditing use of the site, and for our internal reporting.

Personal information means information about an identifiable individual.  If you choose to provide us with personal information, such as your email address, we will use the information only for the purposes for which it is collected.  When you provide us with personal information, we are obliged to comply with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993.  We will collect, hold, use and disclose that information in accordance with the principles set out in the Privacy Act.

If you wish to inquire about personal information we hold about you (if any), please contact us by emailing carol.patton@lawlink.co.nz.

Our Copyright Notice

Our copyright notice is © followed by the date of the relevant document or copyright work, followed by “The Lawlink Group Limited. All Rights Reserved.”

Trade Marks

“The Lawlink Group Limited” is our trade mark. Unauthorised use of that mark or other product and company names could infringe the rights of their respective owners.