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About This Site

Site Owner

This website (Website) is owned and maintained by Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, trading as Te Pūkenga (Te Pūkenga, we or our), a Crown Entity funded by the New Zealand Government.

Accepting the Terms

The following Terms and Conditions of Use (Terms) govern the Website. By accessing or using our Website you confirm that you accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. 

Te Pūkenga may revise these Terms by giving you notice. Te Pūkenga will notify you of any changes by displaying the changes on the Website, and by continuing to use the Website and/or receive emails from Te Pūkenga containing Information after such notification, you will be deemed to have accepted the changes.

Copyright

Unless otherwise indicated, copyright in all material available on this site is owned by the New Zealand Government, through its Crown Entities, Education New Zealand (ENZ) and Te Pūkenga and its subsidiaries. You can reproduce this material free of charge without further permission, as long as you:

  • Reproduce the material accurately;
  • Do not use the material in a derogatory manner or a misleading context; and
  • Acknowledge the source and copyright status of the material.

Te Pūkenga's logo is trademarked by Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Unless we give you written permission you may not reproduce, adapt, copy, distribute or incorporate in any other work, in whole or in part, any trade mark appearing on this Website, including Te Pūkenga's logo.

Privacy

Like most websites, we collect statistical information about your visit to help us improve our Website and to provide you with the services we offer through our Website.

We are committed to complying with the Privacy Act 1993 when collecting, using or dealing with any of your personal information.

Your access to and use of our Website is subject to our Privacy Policy. By using the Website (including by submitting personal information through the 'Subscribe' and 'Contact Us' forms or by completing or submitting an enquiry form), you consent to the terms of the Privacy Policy.

We may collect statistical information about your visit to our Website to help us improve it, including:

  • IP addresses;
  • Search terms;
  • Pages accessed and links clicked;
  • Dates and times of visits;
  • The immediate previous site visited;
  • Operating systems (e.g. Windows, Mac);
  • Web browsers; and
  • Internet activity, whether on the Website or any other.

Where we collect information for statistical purposes, all users are anonymous and not personally identifiable from such information.

We make use of cookies to collect this statistical information.  A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive, then sent back to the server by your browser each time you access certain sections of the Website.

The Website uses cookies to store and track information about you when you are on our Website so that we can provide personalised services that better match your needs and interests. We also use cookies, including Google Analytics for the Advertising Features Remarketing with Google Analytics and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting and DoubleClick cookies, to collect non-personal information on how you use the Website.

Third parties including Google Analytics use this non-personally identifiable information to perform statistical analysis of aggregate user behaviour and demographics. We use this analysis to understand the key characteristics of our Website visitors on an anonymous and aggregate level which assists us to improve and personalise your experience on the Website. We also use the information provided by third parties including the Google Analytics Remarketing service to better target our online advertising including based on your previous visits to this Website, and to present you with relevant advertising on third party websites. Te Pūkenga may disclose the information collected by cookies, in an aggregate (not personal) form only, to Google and third parties including advertisers or potential advertisers.

If you do not want information to be collected by cookies there is a simple procedure in web browsers which allows you to manually disable the cookie function. If you want to know how to do this, please look at the help menu on your browser. You may opt out of Google Analytics here, DoubleClick advertising here and third party cookies here. For more information on Google advertising see here and on Analytics see here.  Turning off cookies will not affect your ability to use this Website.

Disclaimers

Links

This Website may contain links to third party websites that are not under the control of Te PūkengaTe Pūkenga does not endorse and is not responsible in any way for any information, content or material that is available on third party websites.

No warranties for information on this website

You agree that your use of, and reliance on, information on this Website is entirely at your own risk. You acknowledge that while Te Pūkenga endeavours to ensure that the information it provides on this Website is accurate, Te Pūkenga does not make any representation or warranty that the information it has provided is accurate or up-to-date.

All warranties, whether express or implied, as to the accuracy, currency, completeness, fitness for purpose or usefulness of the information contained on this Website are excluded to the extent permitted by law.

Exclusion of our liability

You acknowledge and agree that:

  1. to the maximum extent permitted at law, any and all liability of Te Pūkenga and its directors, officers and employees to you under or in connection with these Terms, this Website or your use of this Website is excluded; and
  2. the exclusion in paragraph (1) applies regardless of whether liability arises in contract, tort (including negligence), equity or by statute or other legislation, and whether such liability is for direct, indirect, consequential or punitive losses or damages, or loss of profit, income, data, business opportunity or anticipated savings.

It is up to you to ensure that the computer or device you are using to access this Website is secure and that you are protected against viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware, malware or other items of a destructive or harmful nature.

Your indemnity

You agree to indemnify, and keep indemnified, Te Pūkenga and its board members, officers and employees against any and all actions, claims, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including legal costs) suffered or incurred by any of those persons arising out of or in connection with:

  1. your use of this Website; and
  2. any breach by you of these Terms.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms becomes or is held invalid, unenforceable or illegal (whether partly or in full) for any reason, that provision (or part of that provision) will be severed from the remaining Terms, which will continue in full force and effect.

Governing law

These Terms, your use of this Website, any information contained on it, and any dispute arising out of such use of this Website are subject to the laws of New Zealand. You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand when you use this Website.

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