General disclaimer of liability for content on our website
1. IT Support (“ITS”) is providing this site on an ‘as is’ basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents and disclaims all such representations and warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents and disclaims all such representations and warranties except where such warranties are deemed to apply by law. In addition, ITS makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the information and related graphics published in this site. The information contained in this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. All liability of ITS howsoever arising for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
2. Neither ITS nor any of its directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of this site to the fullest extent permitted by law, neither by ITS nor any of its directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for loss or damage. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.
3. Notwithstanding the foregoing, none of the exclusions and limitations in the clause are intended to limit any rights you may have as a consumer under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 or other statutory rights which may not be excluded.
4.1 News, articles, contributions, photographs, drawings and information (“the material”) on www.itsupport.net.nz and all other websites published by ITS (hereinafter referred to as “we” or “the company”) is provided free of charge on the basis that the company expressly disclaims any warranty in the material published. While taking all reasonable care to ensure that the material is accurate, the company accepts no liability for any error or omission and further, accepts no direct, incidental or consequential loss or damages arising from its publication.
4.2 ITS is the proprietor of all of the intellectual property and get-up in all its publications
4.3 All material published is copyright of IT Support LImited and/or the original authors, photographers or contributors and not in relation to any business or commercial activity. The material is provided for the use of individual readers only and may be accessed (and printed) for your personal use only. All other trademarks, brand names, product names and titles and copyrights used in this site are trademarks, brand names, product names or copyrights of their respective holders. No permission is given by ITS in respect of the use of any of them and such use may constitute an infringement of the holders rights.
While we welcome all normal links to our sites we regard “deep linking” an infringement of our copyright. Vide links information below if you would like to link to our website.
4.4 All images on the website are copyright protected. The purchase of an image does not carry with it the right to make a reproduction of it in any form without the prior written consent of the photographer. A prior payment of a reproduction fee may be required.
4.5 Links to external sites
4.6 Linking to our websites
You are welcome to link to ITS provided however, the form of the link shall clarify that the link is to an external site. We would prefer links to go to the home page of www.itsupport.net.nz. Linking to other sections or pages runs the risk of your site containing broken links as we do not offer any warranty regarding location addresses which may be changed at any time without prior notice. Any specific requests in respect of linking may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. We regard “deep linking” as an infringement of our copyright.
4.7 To get a link from ITS website
We may provide links to many other sites. If you would like us to consider putting a link to your site, email details email@example.com with a brief description of your site. We reserve the right to refuse or discontinue any unpaid link at any time without notice or giving reason.
ITS has a strict policy concerning the illegal copying and use of commercial software. Unlicensed duplication or unauthorised use of any software program is illegal. ITS business owners and staff will not knowingly copy any program installed on any computer or network without the express authority of the customer/business owner. No business owner or employee will knowingly install any software onto a customers computer or network without authority or clear verification that the client company owns a license to cover the installation. If express permission or verification cannot to be provided, then ITS business owners and/or staff may refuse to be involved in and/or action the installation and/or download. If the client/customer supplies and expressly instructs/authorises the download or install of any software not purchased through ITS, then it does so under the understanding that it (the customer/client) is solely responsible for adhering to any copyright law and will protect and save harmless ITS as not liable for any damages and/or any action resulting from illegal download/use of unlicensed/illegal software.
5.2 By using this site, you hereby agree to the policy of ITS. If you do not agree to the policy, please do not use this site. ITS reserves at its sole discretion, the right to modify this policy at any time whatsoever.
5.3 Any information posted on online forums becomes public information. We advise you to use caution when sharing personal information on such forum made available on this site as any of it can be collected and used by people you may not know. We further advise users under the age of 18 years not to divulge any personal information. While ITS strives to protect and respect your privacy, it cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose on such forum and any information so shared is at your own risk, and we accept no responsibility for any loss or damage suffered by you on disclosure of such information.
The information we collect and how we use it
5.4 When you register for our service we need to know your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number.
5.5 We gather this information to allow us to register you as a customer and process any orders you may make. The relevant information is then used by us, our agents and sub-contractors to provide you with statements of your account and to communicate with you on any matter relating to the conduct of your account and the provision of the service in general.
5.6 We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and our services and may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
5.7 From time to time we may provide your information to our customer service agencies for research and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve the services we provide. We or our agents and sub-contractors may contact you by post, e-mail or telephone to ask you for your feedback and comments on our services.
5.8 We and any related companies may also wish to provide you with information about special features of our website or any other service or products we think may be of interest to you. You have the right at any stage to choose not to receive such information. If you would rather not receive this information, please send a request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
5.9 We may also want to provide you with related information from third parties we think may be of interest to you. You have the right at any stage to choose not to receive such information. If you would rather not receive this information, please send a request by email to email@example.com
5.10 We may also provide your information to carefully selected third parties whose products or services we believe may be of interest to you. You have the right at any stage to choose not to receive such information. If you would rather not receive this information, please send a request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
6.1 A cookie is a small data file that a website transfers to online users’ hard drives to remember service settings. Cookies do not personally identify you when you use our websites. Cookies allow us to gather the following information: the date and time of your visit, the duration of your visit, the pages you visit, the domain name from which you access the internet and the referring address you linked from. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different pages of our site and to help us make our site more useful to you.
6.2 Can I get rid of cookies? Yes. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, and to decline or accept it. However, cookies do help to keep websites working more efficiently.
7. How we protect your information: The internet is not a secure medium. However we have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy.
7.1 ITS websites do not collect any personally identifiable information unless you provide it to us. When you’re checking out our website, certain information can be passively collected (that is, collected without you actively giving us the information) using various technologies, such as cookies.
7.2 If you sign up to our website and submit personally identifiable information to us, we make our best efforts to keep this information protected. Unfortunately, no transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. So while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of any information you send to us. However, once we receive your transmission, we do everything in our power to ensure its security on our systems. Please remember that whenever you voluntarily give out personal information online, for example on message boards, through e-mail, or in chat areas, that you are giving strangers access to your details which can be misused. ITS strongly recommends that you never post personal information in any public area of the Internet. If you are under 13 years old and you decide to post or send personal information to us or to other areas on the Internet, we suggest you check with your parents that it’s okay.
7.3 We also keep your information confidential. The internal procedures of ITS cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information.
8. Sale of business
If this business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.
9. Updating your details
If any of the information that you have provided to ITS changes, for example if you change your e-mail address, name or payment details or if you wish to cancel your registration, please let us know the correct details by sending an e-mail to email@example.com or by sending a letter to Administration, PO Box 84172, Westgate, Auckland, New Zealand.
10. Your consent
10.2 Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside New Zealand that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information. By submitting your information you consent to these transfers.
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