Terms and conditions

Acceptance of Terms

THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE (the "Terms") ARE A LEGAL AND BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND NEW ZEALAND GEOGRAPHIC governing your use of this site, www.nzgeographic.co.nz, which includes but is not limited to products that link to these Terms (the "Site"). Please review the Terms fully before you continue to use the Site. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by the Terms. You shall also be subject to any additional terms posted with respect to individual sections of the Site. Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs your use of the Site, to understand our practices. If you do not agree, please discontinue using the Site. New Zealand Geographic reserves the right to change the Terms at any time without prior notice. Your continued access or use of the Site after such changes indicates your acceptance of the Terms as modified. It is your responsibility to review the Terms regularly. The Terms were last updated on 20 January 2012.

Your use and browsing of the Site is at your risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the materials contained in the Site, with the quality of service, or with these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Site.

Registration

In order to utilize certain functionality of the Site, you must complete a registration process. As a registered user of the Site, you agree to (a) provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Site registration form ("Registration Data"), and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. Upon completing the registration process, you shall receive confirmation of a password and user name. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and user name, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or user name. You agree to (a) immediately notify New Zealand Geographic of any unauthorized use of your password or user name or any other breach of security; (b) exit from your account at the end of each session; and (c) defend, indemnify, and hold harmless New Zealand Geographic from any loss or damage arising from unauthorized use of your password or user name.

By registering, you consent to the collection of your data, including, without limitation, Registration Data, by New Zealand Geographic and processing of such data by New Zealand Geographic in connection with your use of the Site. You consent to the technical processing and transmission involved in your use of the Site, including, without limitation, Registration Data, and you acknowledge that such process may involve (a) transmission of such data over various networks; and (b) modifying such data to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

Intellectual Property Issues

The Site is owned by New Zealand Geographic. All of the content featured or displayed on the Site, including, but not limited to, still images, text, pictorial works, video images, still images of video, graphic designs, audio recordings, multimedia combinations, and computer programs, including web-based programs ("Content") is owned or licensed by New Zealand Geographic.

Shopping

You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the Site. You agree to use the Site, and to purchase services or products through the Site, for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You also agree not to make any purchases for speculative, false or fraudulent purposes or for the purpose of anticipating demand for a particular product or service. You agree to only purchase goods or services for yourself or for another person for whom you are legally permitted to do so.

The Site may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other sites or resources. Because New Zealand Geographic has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that New Zealand Geographic is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that New Zealand Geographic shall not be responsible or liable for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused in connection with use of or reliance on any such linked content, goods or services available on or through any such linked site or resource.

Refunds and Cancellations

Any goods lost or damaged in the mail will be replaced by New Zealand Geographic (damaged goods will need to be returned before a replacement can be sent). Refunds will only be issued if New Zealand Geographic is unable to replace lost or damaged goods. Subscriptions may be cancelled and refunded up to 7 days before the first issue of the subscription is mailed. Subscriptions cannot be refunded after the first issue has been mailed.

NEW ZEALAND GEOGRAPHIC MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR ANY OF ITS FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY PART OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING THE SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. NEW ZEALAND GEOGRAPHIC NEITHER WARRANTS NOR MAKES ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SITE OR MATERIALS ON THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.

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