Terms of Use

Introduction

www.nzals.co.nz is operated by the New Zealand Artificial Limb Service. Any reference to 'we', 'us' or 'our' in these terms of use is a reference to the New Zealand Artificial Limb Service. These terms of use constitute an agreement between you, the website user, ('you', 'your') and us. You must not access or use this website unless you accept all of these terms of use. By accessing and using this website you are agreeing that you have read, understood and accepted these terms of use, and that you agree to be bound by them. Each page on this website must be read in conjunction with these terms of use, our Terms of Use and Copyright Statement.

Changes

We reserve the right to change, delete, add to, suspend, or otherwise amend this website or any information contained on this website at any time without notice. We reserve the right to change these terms of use from time to time by publishing the changed terms on this website. You should review these terms of use periodically to be aware of such changes. By continuing to access or use this website following such publication you accept the revised terms of use.

Use of the website

You agree not to use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or to engage in any conduct that may impair or cause damage to the operation of this website whether by way of a virus, corrupted file or through any other means. Furthermore, except as expressly permitted in our Copyright statement, you agree not to alter, modify, reproduce, transmit or otherwise deal with the content, software, text, graphics, layout or design of this website without our prior written approval in each case.

Trade marks

The name New Zealand Artificial Limb Service and all trade marks appearing on this website belong to us or our affiliates. You must not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce those trade marks for any reason without our prior written permission in each case.

Hyperlinks and third party websites

This website may provide links to internet sites maintained by third parties for your convenience. Such linked sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for their content. We do not endorse the information, content, presentation, or accuracy of such websites, nor do we make any warranty, express or implied, regarding them. We will not be liable for any damages or loss arising in any way out of or in connection with or incidental to any information or service provided by any third party.

Disclaimers 

The information available on this website is intended to provide general information to the public and all reasonable measures have been taken to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information available on this website. However, we do not give any warranty or other assurance as to the content of material appearing on this website, or as to its accuracy, operation, quality, functionality, completeness, timeliness or suitability for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that if you rely on this website or any materials available through this website, you do so solely at your own risk.

The contents of this website should not be construed as legal advice or medical advice. Any reference to any specific commercial product, process, or service whether by trade name, trade mark, manufacture, or otherwise, does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the New Zealand Government or the New Zealand Artificial Limb Service.

This website may contain stories supplied by individuals or their carers. We do not endorse the information, content, or accuracy of these stories, nor do we make any warranty, express or implied, regarding these stories – these need to be taken in the context of personal experience only.

Although we endeavour to prevent the introduction of viruses or other malicious code (together, 'malicious code') to this website, we do not guarantee that this website, or any data available from it, does not contain malicious code. We will not be liable for any damages or harm attributable to malicious code. You are responsible for ensuring that the way in which you access this website does not expose your computer system to the risk of interference or damage from malicious code.

We make no assurance or representation, express or implied, as to continuity of service and 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.

Feedback

If you give us feedback about this website or our products or services, we may use that feedback for the purpose of improving our website or services (and for any other purpose we deem necessary or desirable) without being obliged to make any payment or reward to you. If you do send us unsolicited ideas:

  • they will be deemed to be non-confidential, and
  • we will not need to provide any acknowledgement of their source.

Limitation of liability

To the full extent permissible at law, we disclaim all responsibility for any damages or losses whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise from the use of, or inability to use, this website or any material appearing on this website, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this website or any such material.

Governing law

These terms of use are governed by the laws of New Zealand and the courts of New Zealand shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any dispute arising in relation to these terms of use.

These terms of use were last updated on 24 May 2012. For further information, email webmaster@nzals.co.nz