If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you must stop accessing and using this website immediately. Taituarā may vary these terms and conditions at any time. By continuing to use the site after the terms and conditions have been varied, you agree to be bound by the variation.
The term "the New Zealand Society of Local Government Managers" or "Taituarā" or "us" or "we" refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Level 9, 85 The Terrace, Wellington. The term "you" refers to the user or viewer of our website.
The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. This site contains general information only and does not constitute advice.
Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
Unauthorised use of this website may give to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without Taituarā's prior written consent.
Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of New Zealand.
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Except as provided by the Copyright Act 1994, no content contained in this website may be reproduced or stored in a retrieval system in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the copyright owner.
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner ( http://www.privacy.org.nz) provides further details of the New Zealand Privacy Act and how it protects personal information in New Zealand.
The information that we collect
Taituarā operates the website taituara.org.nz. As part of our operations we may gather certain types of information about the users of our sites:
Personally Identifiable Information - This is provided by you when you register for services that we may offer. Examples of these services could include email newsletters or events. Providing this information will always be optional for you. However, some services may not be available to you if you chose not to provide it.
Aggregated Data - This information is generated by our systems as they track traffic through our sites. This information does not identify you personally and is not linked to the personally identifiable information that you may have provided.
Who we share this information with
We will not share the information that we collect with any third parties apart from in the following circumstances:
The information may be hosted with a service provider. Our agreements with them protect the information that we collect from any use by them that we have not authorised.
The aggregated data (not the personally identifiable information) may be shared with third parties such as advertisers or business partners.
Your personally identifiable information may be shared with third parties when we believe in good faith that we are required to do so by law.
If we have asked your prior permission (which we would usually do at the time of collection), we may share the information with specified third parties.
What else do we do with the Personally Identifiable Information?
We have collected this information in order to provide the best possible service to you while you are visiting our sites. To this end we may use the information that you provide for the following purposes:
To verify your identity if you need help with a forgotten password or you are having login problems with one of our site services.
To process any transactions that you might make on our site.
To help provide any other services that you have requested
To offer the most relevant information suitable to you and your interests.
For any marketing, promotional, publicity, direct marketing or market research that we might undertake.
For any other purposes for which you have given permission.
What about Cookies?
A cookie is a small file that resides on your computer and is recognised by our server when you visit our sites. A cookie does not provide us with any personally identifiable information. It does provide details of your IP address, the computer platform that you use (eg Mac or Windows), the browser that you use (eg Microsoft Explorer or Netscape) and what domain you are accessing our sites from. With this information we can do the following:
Track traffic patterns to our site.
Ensure that the most relevant content is being shown.
Allow you to enter certain site member services without having to log in each time you visit.
What about our Advertisers and Business Partners?
Opting In and Opting Out
You will always have the option to opt in to certain services and to opt out of those services at any stage. This means you may change your mind at any stage about participating in any of our member services.
Can we change this Policy?
Your right to access your information
The New Zealand Privacy Act of 1993 gives you the right to access and correct this information. To find out more about how to do this, please contact us on (04) 905 1280.