Terms and Conditions of Website

Terms and Conditions of Website

Terms and Conditions of Website

Legal Research Foundation Terms and Conditions of Website

Legal Research Foundation Incorporated (Legal Research) thanks you for using the Website.  Permission to Use the Website is conditional on You agreeing to these Terms of Use.  By using the Website You agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.

Your Obligations

1 You must not Use the Website in a manner that breaches any laws or regulations, infringes third party rights or is contrary to any relevant standards or codes, including, but not limited to, engaging in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, via the Website.

2 You must not post on the Website any content that is offensive, hateful, threatening, pornographic, or that contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.

3 You must not Use the Website in a manner that interferes with the Use of the Website by others or defames, intimidates, abuses or harasses any person.

4 You must not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.

5 You must not collect other users' content or information, or otherwise access the Website, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers).

6 You must not Use the Website in a manner that tampers with, hinders the operation of or makes any unauthorised modifications to, the Website.

7 You must not transmit any virus or other disabling feature that may damage the operation of the Website.

8 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any materials other than those to which You are authorised to access.

9 You must not Use the Website to do anything misleading, malicious, discriminatory or engage in any other wrongful conduct.

10 You must not facilitate or encourage any violations of these Terms of Use.

11 You agree to comply with the terms and conditions of those websites connected to the Website including, but not limited to the websites of YouTube.


12  The Use of the Website is at Your own risk.  Legal Research will Use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website operates reliably and consistently but does not warrant that the Use of the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free or that the Website or the server that makes it available is free of any virus or other harmful elements.

Intellectual Property

13  The Website contains intellectual property and other proprietary information. Legal Research and other third parties have intellectual property in everything You hear, read, download or access on or via the Website.  You are not permitted to do anything in breach of these intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, copying, modifying or re-posting content, unless Legal Research consents to You doing so.

Exclusion of warranties and liability

14  To the extent permitted by law, and without limiting Your rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, Legal Research excludes all:

(a) warranties, conditions and representations whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, relating in any way to the Website, Your Use of the Website and the information, products and services supplied, offered to be supplied or advertised or accessed through the Website; and

(b) liability (including for negligence) to You or anyone else in respect of any loss or damage (including special, indirect or consequential loss or damage), costs and expenses suffered by You or claims made against You arising from or in connection with any Use of the information, products or services supplied, offered to be supplied or advertised or accessed through this website for any reason whatsoever (including negligence). 

Other websites

15 Legal Research does not monitor or investigate websites linked to the Website and accepts no responsibility or liability in relation to any contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Legal Research is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. By including a link to another site on the Website Legal Research is not endorsing it and You Use the link at Your own risk.


16 You agree to indemnify Legal Research and its partners, agents, officers, employees and other authorised representatives against all claims, suits, demands, damages, liabilities, costs or expenses arising in any way out of or in any way connected to Your Use of the Website.


17 If, in Legal Research's reasonable opinion, You fail to comply with any of these Terms of Use Legal Research may terminate or limit Your access to the Website.

Updating Terms of Use

18 Legal Research can change these Terms of Use at anytime by updating this posting.  The updated terms will take effect when they are posted on the Website.  By continuing to Use the Website following such an update You agree to abide by any such revised terms.  It is Your responsibility to check these Terms of Use regularly.

Governing Law

19 These Terms of Use are governed by the law of New Zealand.  You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of its courts and courts of appeal from them.  


20 The Legal Research Privacy Policy forms part of these Terms of Use.  All personal information is held in accordance with the Legal Research Privacy Policy.  The Legal Research Privacy Policy can be found on the Website and You will be taken to have accepted it when You accept these Terms of Use.


21 Each provision of these Terms of Use is severable.  If any provision is or becomes illegal, unenforceable or invalid, it is to be treated as being severed from these Terms of Use and the rest of these Terms of Use will not be affected. 


Legal Research means Legal Research Foundation Incorporated, Incorporation Number 223679 and Charity Registration Number CC30053.

Legal Research Privacy Policy means the Legal Research privacy policy as set out on this Website.

Use means access, download, install, store, load, post, register, execute and/or display.

You means a person Using this Website.