Website Terms & Conditions

Acceptance of Terms

By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use (as amended from time to time) and that you agree to abide by them (including any terms that we may amend from time to time). If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Status of Relationship

Nothing on our site constitutes an offer, or creates a solicitor/client relationship between us. Electronic mail sent to any email address provided on this site may not be legally privileged.

Accessing our Site

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

If you are provided with a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

Intellectual Property Rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it, unless otherwise stated. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site. You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without our consent. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

Liability and Reliance on Information

Material posted to this website is intended to provide general information on Anthony Harper and New Zealand law. It is for informational purposes only and is not intended to amount to advice on which reliance can be placed. Legal advice should be sought before acting on any information on our site.

Although efforts are made to ensure material on our site is current, complete and accurate, content is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties, express or implied, to the extent permitted by law.

To the extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the use of our site by you, including reliance on any information on our site by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Security

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by any technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website it links to.

Linking

You may link to our home page on a website owned by you, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation, but you must not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. Our site must not be framed on any other site.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only and are not necessarily checked, approved or endorsed by us. We have no control over, and we are not responsible for, the availability of the links, the contents of those sites or resources, or their compliance with law, and we accept no responsibility or liability for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Privacy

We have structured our site so that, in general, you can visit our site without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. You do not have to provide personal information to access our site, but if you do not provide certain personal information, then you may not be able to access some of the areas and facilities of our site and we may not be able to carry out your instructions.

The personal information we collect may include information about people who are employees, directors or principals of yours. We ask you to help us to make sure that these people are aware that our acting for you may involve collection of personal information about them.

If you choose to provide us with personal information when using our site or in some other manner, we will only store, use or disclose that information for purposes associated with our business, which include the following:

  • to manage your registration in respect of our site (if applicable)
  • to analyse your use of our site to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner
  • to monitor and/or keep records of our email communications and other correspondence with you. If you send us correspondence that contains personal information, we may use that information to address the nature and purposes of the correspondence
  • to provide you with legal services and customer service
  • to provide you with promotional information and/or newsletters and/or commercial electronic messages or to provide you with other information we believe may be of interest
  • in order to prevent illegal activity that threatens our computer systems or networks
  • to obtain credit or other references and/or to undertake credit management; and
  • in order to comply with any applicable laws and/or regulations
  • and you consent to the collection, use and disclosure for those purposes and any reasonable related purpose.

We may collect aggregated information by using cookies. Cookies are unique identification numbers like tags that are placed on the browser of internet users. The cookies do not in themselves identify users personally, but may link back to a database record about them. We may use cookies to track any aspect of our site or services.

We may use services such as Google Analytics, which will issue cookies from their own servers and which will be able to track website visitors throughout relevant websites. We do not control how those cookies are issued, or the data that they store.

We may share your personal information with certain service providers who provide services for us or perform administrative or marketing activities on our behalf, or who develop, host or maintain our site. We will otherwise not provide your personal information to third parties unless we have your consent to do so or such disclosure is required by law.

You can ask to access and review the personal information we hold about you. You can also ask us to update or correct any personal information we hold about you. Any such requests may be directed to us at the Contact Details provided below.
All personal information that we hold about you will be collected, held, used and disclosed in accordance with all applicable privacy laws.

We will also ensure that we comply with New Zealand laws regarding unsolicited electronic messages, including by including accurate sender information and a functional unsubscribe facility.

Electronic mail

E-mail and electronic transmission of confidential or privileged documents or advice is a convenient method of delivery. However, internet mail is not secure and any communications or documents transmitted may be interfered with, contain computer viruses or other defects and may not be successfully replicated on other systems. We will not be liable for any copying, recording, reading or interference by others during or after a transmission, for any delay or non-delivery or for any damage caused in connection with a transmission.

If you have any doubts about the authenticity of any communications or documents purportedly sent by us, please contact us immediately.

Jurisdiction

These terms and the use of our site is governed by the laws of New Zealand and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand. We reserve the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time (with immediate effect) by amending this page and will not be required to notify you of any such change. Please do not make any assumption that these same terms of use will apply to your future use of our site. We recommend you regularly visit our site and check whether these terms of use have changed. If you do not agree with any of these terms of use (including as altered, modified or updated) you must not continue to use our site. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Contact Details

This website is owned and operated by a partnership carrying on business under the name Anthony Harper. During office hours you may contact us by phone on +64 3 379 0920 or +64 9 920 6400. Our office hours are 8.00am to 5.30pm (New Zealand time). Alternatively you may contact us at any time by email to info@ah.co.nz.