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Website Conditions of Use


These conditions of use apply to your browsing and use of this website (Website). Please read them before browsing this Website.  By continuing to use this Website, you will be deemed to have agreed to these conditions of use. 

Morrison Mallett (we, us, our) may vary these conditions of use at any time by changing them on this Website.  Whilst the current version of these conditions of use will be maintained on the Website, we have no obligation to notify you of any changes and recommend that you periodically review this Website for amendments.  

The purpose of this Website is to provide general information on our firm and New Zealand law.  This Website is not an offer to represent you and the act of sending electronic mail to us will not create a lawyer-client relationship nor will it impose any obligation on us or any of our lawyers. Any unsolicited electronic communication between us may not be privileged, secure or private. 

Without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to us, if we consider that you have breached these conditions of use or we otherwise consider it appropriate, we may immediately, and without notice to you, suspend or terminate your access to the Website (or any part of it).  On suspension or termination, you must immediately cease using the Website and must not attempt to gain further access. 

You shall indemnify us against all direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special loss or damage, or for any loss of profit, income or savings, or any costs or expenses (Loss) incurred or suffered by us as a result of your failure to comply with these conditions of use. 

This Website, any information contained on it and these conditions of use shall be interpreted in accordance with, and governed by, the laws of New Zealand.  The New Zealand courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear any disputes concerning matters involving this Website and these conditions of use.

Information on this Website

Unless otherwise stated, you are permitted to access, view, copy, print (in limited quantities) or temporarily store textual material published by us (or third parties) on this Website for your personal use only.  Any copyright notice on that information must be retained on the copy.  Individual items on this Website may have more specific terms and conditions regarding rights to that information associated with them, in which case, those terms and conditions will prevail over this general permission.  You are not permitted to reproduce, adapt, distribute or incorporate in any other work, in whole or in part, anything from this Website without written permission from us.  

You may not create a link from any other website to any part of this Website, other than the homepage, without our prior written consent (which only we may grant or withhold).  If we grant such consent, you must act in such a way that is fair, legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.  You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement where none exists.  If you create a link to this Website, it is at your own risk.  If you wish to obtain our consent to any matters pursuant to these conditions of use, email your request to

While we have endeavoured to ensure that the information on this Website is accurate, current and complete, we do not accept liability for any error, misstatement or omission.  We may change the material on this Website at any time without prior notice.  In the unlikely event that an unauthorised person makes changes to this Website, we do not accept responsibility for those changes.

You are solely responsible for the actions you take in reliance on the content of this Website.  If you want to rely on any material on this Website you should contact us first.

You must access the Website via standard web browsers only and not by any other method (unless prior consent has been obtained from us).  Other methods include scraping, deep-linking, harvesting, data mining, use of a robot or spider, automation, or any similar data gathering, extraction or monitoring method. 

Our Intellectual Property Rights

The copyright in all materials (including rights in text, graphics, arrangement and overall design of this Website) displayed or available on this Website belongs to us unless otherwise stated.  If the owner of any material published on this Website is not us then your rights in relation to that material will be as defined by the copyright owner of the material.

Except as set out above, all rights to the Website (including rights in text, graphics, selection, arrangement and overall website design) are reserved by us and no right or licence is granted or implied under any copyright, patent, trade mark or other intellectual property right owned by us or any other party as a consequence of publication of any material on this Website. 

Access to other Web Sites

This Website contains links to third party websites.  Those websites are not under our control.  The links are provided for convenience and informational purposes only.  Accordingly, the inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of that website.  We are not responsible for the content, validity, accuracy, or the use, of any other website.  You should check the terms and conditions applicable to any other websites you use or verify such information with the third parties directly.

Our Liability Excluded

Your use of this Website is at your own risk.  Subject to any terms implied by law which cannot be excluded, we shall not be responsible or liable, in contract, tort (including negligence), equity or otherwise for any Loss incurred or suffered by you or any other person, arising out of, or in connection with, your access to, or use of, this Website or any linked websites, (other than claims arising under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, where applicable).

All information presented on this Website is for informational purposes only.  As such, all warranties, whether expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, currency, completeness, fitness for purpose or usefulness of the information contained on this Website are excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law.

It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever information you select for your use is free of items such as spyware, viruses, worms, trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature.

Privacy Statement

We may collect, retain and update personal information provided by you.  Personal information may be collected if you request any particular information from us or you apply to go on a mailing list, and to enable us to monitor usage of this Website.  Personal information may also be collected through the use of cookies to record your visit.  Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive to enable our systems to recognise your browser.  If you want to disable cookies, you may do so by changing the settings on your browser.  All personal information collected by us will be held by us or by a third party service provider who holds such information for us, and will not be disclosed to any other third party without your prior consent.  If you do not provide personal information where requested you may not be able to access the information or sections of this Website that require the provision of such information prior to the granting of access.  

Pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to access, and to request correction of, any of your personal information provided to us.  If you want to see the information we have stored for you or change or request removal of some personal information please contact us at A fee may be charged for any reasonable costs incurred by us in responding to any such request.  This fee will be disclosed to you prior to any costs being incurred.

If you have any concerns about your privacy, please feel free to contact us at any time.