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This website contains information obtained from MBIE, the SSAG and third party sources and websites, and from sources commissioned by us, and is subject to change without notice.

While reasonable care is taken by us in providing the information and services on this website, we make no warranty or representation whatsoever, express or implied, including:

  1. that your use of, or access of the website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, free of bugs, free from human tampering or intervention, free from virus or other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, programme or macro, free from transmission errors or otherwise error-free or that there will not be any defects or deficiencies in the website, information or services;
  2. that the website and its services will be secure in all circumstances;
  3. the compatibility or suitability for use of the website with your browser or information technology equipment and systems;
  4. any consequence from use of the website or any of its functionality not being available; and
  5. the accuracy, completeness, reliability, title, merchantability, satisfactory quality and/or fitness for any particular purpose of the information.

The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice or legal opinion on any specific matters. Visitors to this website should take specific advice from qualified professionals before undertaking any action as a result of information accessed on this website.

Any reference to any specific commercial product, process or service, whether by trade or company name, trade mark or otherwise, does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by MBIE or the SSAG.

The information provided on this website does not replace or alter the laws of New Zealand, or alter any other official guidelines or official requirements.

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No liability

MBIE and the SSAG Secretariat will not be liable for any damages, losses, compensation, penalty, expenses or costs (whether direct or indirect and whether foreseeable or not) including incurred on account of or arising from:

  1. using, visiting or relying on any statements, opinion, representation or information provided through the website;
  2. any delay or errors in operation or transmission, communications failure, internet access difficulties or malfunctions in equipment or software;
  3. use of, or inability to access, the website or services (in whole or in part) or any other website linked to the website or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if we are advised of the possibility of such damages, losses, compensation, penalty, expenses or costs; or
  4. the actions or omissions of any person who accesses or uses the website, its services or obtains any information directly or indirectly through the website.

If for any reason we cannot rely on the above exclusion of liability, our liability to you, will be limited to $100 in total, and in no event will we be liable to you, for any loss of profit, savings, goodwill or business opportunity or for any indirect or consequential costs, loss or damage.