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Website Terms of Use


This website, ("Website") is owned and operated by the Brewers Guild of New Zealand ("we", "our", or "us").   By using this Website and its content, you as the Website user ("you", or "your"), accept these terms of use and agree to abide by them.   

If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Use and access

You may access, view, reproduce, and print Website content provided that, except as expressly permitted, you only use that content for informational, non-commercial purposes, and any reproduction includes a prominent acknowledgement of our rights in the relevant content. If you wish to link to any part of this Website, you must obtain our prior written consent.

You agree to use this Website for lawful purposes only and not to engage in any use that is likely to impair or cause damage to this Website, whether by way of either a virus, corrupted file, use of any software or program, or otherwise. You also agree not to alter, modify, reproduce, communicate to the public or otherwise deal with the content, software, text, graphics, layout or design of this Website except in accordance with these terms of use.

We may change the content of our Website at any time. If necessary, we may either 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 Any of the material on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.


Intellectual Property

All intellectual property on this Website or in any content, including without limit, the text, graphics and copyright works is owned by us or the relevant content supplier. Subject to the rights of any relevant content supplier, we are the exclusive owner of all rights in the compilation, design and layout of this Website and all content. All rights in respect of intellectual property are reserved.

All Liability Excluded

You use this Website and the content at your own risk. To the full extent permitted by law:

  • all warranties, representations and guarantees (whether express, implied or statutory) are excluded, including without limit, reliability, suitability, fitness for purpose, accuracy or completeness of this Website or any content; and

  • we will not be liable (whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise) for any damage, loss or expenses, or indirect losses or consequential damages of any kind, suffered or incurred by you in connection with your access to or use of (or inability to use) this Website or any content. If for any reason we cannot rely on this exclusion of liability to you, our liability to you will be limited to $100 and in no event will we be liable to you for any loss of profits, savings, goodwill or business opportunity or for any indirect or consequential loss.


Although we try to ensure the content is current, accurate and complete, we do not warrant or guarantee that such content will be current, accurate or complete when you access it. At our discretion, we will take action, within a reasonable time, to correct any error or inaccuracy which is brought to our attention.


This Website is provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. We cannot, and do not, guarantee access to the Website or the content or that your access will be uninterrupted, timely, and secure, or error or fault free or that this Website or

the server that makes it available is secure, free of any viruses, or other harmful elements.


You agree that if you are using this Website or any of its content for business purposes, as defined in the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, then the provisions of that Act do not apply.



You indemnify us, together with our employees, officers, agents, and representatives from and against any loss, liability, cost, claim, or expense (including legal costs on a solicitor-client basis) suffered or incurred by any of us and arising out of the use of the Website or any content by you.


Third Party Websites

This Website may contain links to third party websites. These third party websites have not been prepared by us and are not controlled by us. They are provided for your convenience only, and do not imply that we check, endorse, approve, or agree with third party websites this Website links to.


We collect and store information about the way our Website is used. This may include sending a "cookie" to your device in order to do so.

If you do not wish to have a cookie placed on your device, please disable your ability to receive cookies.



Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us and we have implemented information handling practices in order to protect and maintain your privacy. You are not required to provide your personal information to us, but through your use of the Website, your information may be collected by us. When you do provide personal information to us, we will comply with the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993.

We do not collect personally identifiable information – such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number – on our Website, without your knowledge. Such information is collected only when you knowingly and voluntarily submit it to us – for example, when you contact us via email or through other forms of electronic delivery. We use such voluntarily submitted information for the purposes for which it was submitted and as described herein.

We use industry standard software for monitoring statistical information, such as how many visitors we have to our Websites and what countries they are coming from. We may collect this type of technical information through the use of cookies and other means. These statistics are viewed on an aggregate basis and help us to assess viewership trends.. You have the right to request access to and correction of any of the personal information we hold about you. If you would like to exercise these rights, please email us at

We use appropriate industry standard technologies to ensure the security of information transmitted via our Website and maintained in our possession. This information may be stored remotely on the servers of our service providers, which may be located outside New Zealand. This may involve the transfer of your personal information to servers in countries which have less legal protection for personal information than New Zealand.

In some circumstances we may disclose your personal information to third parties, these are:

  • to service providers and other persons working with us to make the Website available or improve or develop its functionality (e.g. we may use a third party supplier to host the Website); or

  • where required by applicable law or any court, or in response to a legitimate request by a law enforcement agency.

Our site may provide links to other sites. When you click on one of these links, you are leaving our site and entering another site that we do not control and for which we cannot be responsible. You should carefully review the privacy statements or policies on any other site that you visit, because those privacy statements or policies will apply to your visit to that site and may be very different from our policy.


Jurisdiction and Governing Law

This Website and the content has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the laws of New Zealand. These terms of use and any matters or disputes connected with either this Website, or any content will be governed by New Zealand laws and will be dealt with by New Zealand courts.


We may amend these terms of use from time to time by publishing the changed terms on this Website. By continuing to use this Website or any content after any such amendment, you are deemed to have agreed to the amended terms of use.


Electronic notices

We may from time to time send you notices and other information relating to your access and use of our Website. You consent to us sending you such notices and information, including for the purposes of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007. You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive marketing and promotional information from us by contacting us at the email address specified.



If any provision of these terms, or any part of a provision of these terms, is found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable the remaining provisions, or the remainder of the provision concerned, shall continue in effect.


No waiver
A waiver of any provision of these Terms will not be effective unless given in writing, and then only to the extent that it is expressly stated to be given. A failure, delay or indulgence by either party in exercising any power or right will not operate as a waiver of that power or right.

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