Terms of use

1. Agreement to terms

Welcome to www.ethosalliance.nz (the site), a website hosted and operated by The Ethos Alliance Charitable Trust (we, us, our).

These Terms of Use apply to the entire contents of the site, to any web feeds or subscriber information produced by or from 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.

2. Intellectual property

We retain all intellectual property rights in the site and its content, including our logo, graphics, and text.  

3. Disclaimer

Any information provided on the site is for information only. It does not constitute legal advice or advice of any other kind and you should not rely on it as such.  

We are not responsible for any information on the site which is provided by third parties, including any other websites that we link to or that link to the site.  

We disclaim and exclude 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 site or the information, content or materials included on this site or on any website we link to. For the avoidance of doubt, we will not, in any case, be liable for general, exemplary, punitive, direct, indirect or consequential losses or damages, including loss of business profits.  

Unless you have rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 or other legislation which cannot be excluded or limited, there are no warranties express or implied.

4. Continuity of service

We make no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, as to continuity of service. We reserve the right to suspend, terminate or otherwise alter access to some or all of the site's services at any time and without notice.

5. Your licence to us for contributions

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 us a non-exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable licence to publish such material in any format, including:

  • on this site or any other website,
  • in hard copy publications,
  • in email notifications or alerts, and  
  • in web feeds,  

and you sub-license such material for re-use by others on the same terms as the licence you've granted us.

6. 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.

7. Cookies  

The site puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are small packets of information stored by your web browser when you visit certain websites, including the site. Cookies are generally used by websites to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either strictly for the duration of your visit (using a “Session” cookie which is erased when you close your browser) or for repeat visits (using a “Permanent” cookie).

We do not use cookies to store any personally identifiable information about you. However, please be advised that in some countries data such as cookie IDs and IP-/MAC- addresses are considered to be personal information. To the extent we process such data that is considered personal information, this will be done in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Find out more about how to manage cookies.

Performance cookies

We may use cookies issued by third parties (“Third Party” cookies) to track the websites you visited or search terms you used immediately prior to visiting this site, or to collect information about how visitors use the site. We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. These cookies don’t collect personal information or identify a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the site works. You can find out more about Google Analytics cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.

You can avoid the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our site by downloading and installing the Browser Plugin available via this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

Social media cookies

These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or “like” button on our site or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking site such as Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest. The social network will record that you have done this. This information may be linked to targeting/advertising activities.

How to reject cookies

If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can alter your browser settings. The procedure for doing so varies from one browser application to another. If you wish to reject cookies from our site, but wish to accept those from other sites, you may choose the option in your browser settings to receive a notice before a cookie is stored on your device. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information.

To find out more, please consult the following: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/managecookies and www.youronlinechoices.com. By disabling cookies, you may be prevented from accessing some features of our site or certain content or functionality may not be available.

8. Jurisdiction

These terms are governed by New Zealand law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

9. Enforceability

If any provision of these terms is held by any court to be illegal, void, or unenforceable, that will not impair the enforceability of the remaining provisions.

10. Revisions to these Terms of Use

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

Last updated: 23 November 2023

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