Website Terms & Conditions 


1. Application

1.1    Dear Effie Charitable Trust (Dear Effie, we, us or our) operates a website that enables users (you) to receive information in relation to the services offered by Dear Effie and to apply to receive support from Dear Effie (Website).
1.2     These terms and conditions (Terms) apply to any use of our Website, social media sites or blogs including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn (together, the Sites). Use of the Sites includes accessing or browsing the Sites.
1.3    By using the Sites, you confirm that you accept these Terms and agree to comply with them.
1.4    If you do not accept these Terms, you must not access or use the Sites.

2. Links to other websites

2.1    The Sites may contain links to other websites. These links are provided for your information only and we have no control over the content or privacy practices of those websites. By using the Sites, you acknowledge that we will not be liable for your use of any third-party website. It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of and comply with the terms and conditions of any third-party website.
2.2    Any links to other websites are not an endorsement, approval or recommendation of the businesses or organisations associated with those websites or anything referred to or contained on those websites, unless and to the extent we have specified otherwise in these Terms.
2.3    You may not link your website to the Sites without our prior written consent.

3. Intellectual property

3.1    We own all intellectual property rights in the Sites. You must not use or distribute our intellectual property without our prior written consent.

4. Prohibited uses

4.1    You must not use the Sites:
         (a) in any way that breaches any relevant law or regulation;
         (b) in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
         (c) to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); or
         (d) to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of the Sites, or any computer software or hardware.
4.2    You also agree not to:
         (a) reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the Sites; or
         (b) access (without authority), interfere with, damage or disrupt:
                 (i) any part of the Sites;
                 (ii) any equipment or network on which is the Sites are stored;
                 (iii) any software used in the provision of the Sites; or
                 (iv) any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

5. Information

5.1    The content on the Sites is provided for general information purposes only. It is not intended to amount to advice (including, without limitation, psychological or health advice) on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice (including, without limitation, psychological or health advice) before taking, or refraining from, any action based on the content on the Sites.

6. Disclaimer

6.1    To the extent permitted by law, we do not warrant that:
         (a) any information provided on the Sites is free from errors, reliable, accurate or complete;
         (b) the Sites, or any content on them, will always be available or uninterrupted. Access to the Sites is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue, or change all or any part of the Sites without notice; or
         (c) the Sites will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

7. Liability

7.1    We will not be liable:
         (a) if is the Sites are unavailable at any time;
         (b) for any corruption of data or information held by us; and
         (c) to the fullest extent permitted by law for any loss (including, without limitation, consequential loss, loss of profits or loss of data), damage, cost or expense of any kind suffered or incurred in connection with your use of the Sites, including (without limitation) any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or material posted by us.

8. Breach

8.1    If you do not comply with these Terms we may:
         (a) immediately, temporarily or permanently withdraw your right to use the Sites;
         (b) provide a warning to you;
         (c) take legal action against you; and/or
         (d) disclose information to the Police (or other applicable law enforcement authorities) as we reasonably consider to be necessary or as required by law.

9. General provisions

9.1    You acknowledge that we may collect, use and disclose personal information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which forms parts of these Terms.
9.2    We may vary these Terms from time to time. We will provide notice of the change by uploading the updated Terms on the Sites. After uploading the updated Terms on the Sites you will be deemed to have accepted those updated Terms if you continue to use the Sites or the services provided by us. You should periodically review the most up to date Terms on the Sites.
9.3    If any provision in these Terms is found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, this will not affect the validity of any other provision in these Terms.
9.4    New Zealand law exclusively applies to these Terms and the transactions contemplated by them. The New Zealand courts have exclusive jurisdiction in respect of these Terms and the transactions contemplated by them