Terms and conditions of use
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Acceptance of Terms of Use

Your access to and use of the Russell McVeagh ("us", "we", or "our") Site ("Site") is subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms"). By using the Site you represent that you have read, understood and accepted these Terms and agree to be bound by them. From time to time, we may update or revise these Terms without notice. Please check these Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any changes to the Terms indicates your acceptance of those changes.

User Name and Password

We have issued you or your organisation with one or more Usernames and initial Passwords for the Site. You and your organisation must keep each Password confidential and not disclose it to anyone who is not expressly authorised by you to use it to access the Site and the materials on it.

You agree to:

  • effect and maintain security measures to prevent (i) unauthorised persons from gaining access to, or using, the Site using your Username or Password, (ii) any other interference with the Site (such access, use, or interference referred to as "Unauthorised Use") and (iii) any loss or damage arising from Unauthorised Use;
  • notify us immediately you become aware of any Unauthorised Use and, at your cost, take any action which is necessary or which we may require to prevent any further Unauthorised Use occurring and make good any damage arising from any Unauthorised Use; and
  • advise us promptly of any unauthorised disclosure of any Username or Password or Unauthorised Use.

Legal Advice

This Site may contain legal advice, or the work product of that advice, which has been produced as a result of a solicitor and client relationship between us and you or your organisation (“Legal Advice”). Any Legal Advice on the Site is subject to all conditions, whether express or implied, which applied upon its initial provision to you. Apart from such Legal Advice, nothing on this Site is intended to be legal advice. If you require additional legal advice on a matter, please contact your usual legal advisor at Russell McVeagh.


While we endeavour to keep information on the Site, including those provided by you or on your behalf, secure and confidential, we will not be responsible for any breach of security caused by third parties and do not represent that the Site is completely secure.


This Site may not be continuously available for reasons that may include maintenance or repair. We will not be responsible for any consequences arising from the non-availability of the Site.

Disclaimer concerning information and materials

Your use of the Site is at your own risk. While we have endeavoured to ensure that the content and material on the Site is free from error, we do not warrant its accuracy, adequacy or completeness or that it is suitable for your intended use, or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. To the fullest extent permissible by law, Russell McVeagh disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including all guarantees under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993.

Exclusion and limitation of liability

Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall we be liable for your reliance on any content or material on the Site and we shall not be liable to any person for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect or punitive damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the content or materials on this Site or the content or materials on any sites linked to this Site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

There may be situations in which you have a right to claim damages or payment from us in relation to your access to, and use of, this Site. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this paragraph, whatever the legal basis for your claim, our aggregate and cumulative liability for direct and proven damages shall be limited to $1000.

Intellectual property rights

You acknowledge and agree that all content and materials available on the Site are protected by copyright and any applicable trade marks or other intellectual property rights and laws. Except where it comprises Legal Advice, no content or material on the Site may be reproduced, adapted, linked to, distributed or used in any way without our prior written consent. However, you may print or download one copy of the materials or content on this Site, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

New Zealand Law

New Zealand law governs the use of the Site.

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